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CARES

 

Research

The C4T project addresses the complex problem of carbon abatement in chemical technologies by focusing on four fundamental aspects.  C4T is comprised of the following four collaborative Interdisciplinary Research Programmes:

Individually the IRPs are formulated to push the boundaries of the state-of-the-art in low carbon chemical technology research by: using holistic approaches to reactor design to produce fewer undesirable by-products and maximise exergetic efficiency and selectivity of processes; developing high selectivity and high sensitivity electroanalytical techniques to fill gaps in the current understanding of electrolytic reactions; optimising and controling refinery process operations linked with dynamic energy to help develop a sustainable low-carbon engineering roadmap; undertakeing an integrated chemical-electrical system design to understand the impact of the electrical grid on stability, emissions and product quality in a chemical plant.

Each IRPs is lead by at least one Cambridge PI along with PI's each from Nanyang Technical University and the National University of Singapore.