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BBE Professor Jason Hill's 2019 study is featured in a new article in National Geographic that highlights work on environmental justice and air pollution. Read the full article by clicking here

BBE faculty member Abdennour Abbas’s startup company launches a face mask it says can kill the coronavirus. View the full story here

Find out how tech has, hasn’t, and can aid in ag risk management in a new paper in Nature Reviews co-led by BBE faculty member Zhenong Jin. Read the full paper here

Abdennour Abbas and his team at a textile startup company are creating face masks engineered to kill viruses like COVID-19 as soon as they make contact with the material, preventing them from entering a person’s respiratory system. “We just made a mask that can kill 99.9 percent of viruses within 10 minutes of contact,” Abbas says. “And we think we can do even better than that". Click here to read the full article.

Drs. Peter Huang and Shri Ramaswamy’s presented their research results at the American Institute of Chemical Engineering’s (AIChE) 2020 virtual annual meeting .BBE undergraduate students participated in this work as part of their Senior Capstone Project. View the presentation here.

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