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Chevron Phillips Chemical teams up with BYU researchers to speed up catalyst development

1801-49 085 1801-49 Daniel Ess Research Dr. Daniel Ess and DooHyun Kwon pose for portraits in the supercomputer server room of the Talmage Building. January 26, 2018 Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU © BYU PHOTO 2018 All Rights Reserved (801)422-7322
Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU

Chemical companies are currently racing to develop new catalysts that efficiently produce key commodity chemicals used in the manufacture of plastics. Dr. Daniel Ess and his graduate students developed a computer model to identify new catalysts. Read more about it at BYU News.