Marquette researcher wins $4.2M Department of Energy grant for tech that cuts releases of methane

Adam Dempsey, assistant professor of mechanical engineering in Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering, received a nearly $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to work on technology that reduces methane slip from natural gas engines, according to a Monday news release. 

Methane has a global warming potential that is 25 to 80 times that of carbon dioxide and the technology Dempsey is working on could reduce methane slip – or the methane released as unburned gas…


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