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Yong Wang

Research at the Institute for Integrated Catalysis by Yong Wang and his colleagues has garnered numerous patents around converting bio-based feedstocks into fuels.

IIC Patents

2017

U.S. Patent No. 9,663,416, May 30, 2017. "Systems and processes for conversion of ethylene feedstocks to hydrocarbon fuels." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, Richard T. Hallen, Karl O. Albrecht, Alan R. Cooper, John G. Frye, and Karthikeyan Kallupalayam Ramasamy.

U.S. Patent No. 9,663,435, May 30, 2017. "Process for conversion of levulinic acid to ketones." Inventors: Vanessa M. Dagle and Robert A. Dagle.

U.S. Patent No. 9,577,250, Febuary 21, 2017. "Thick electrodes including nanoparticles having electroactive materials and methods of making same." Inventors: Jie Xiao, Dongping Lu, Jun Liu, Jiguang Zhang, and Gordon L. Graff.

U.S. Patent No. 9,562,137, Febuary 7, 2017. "Synthetic polymers and methods of making and using the same." Inventors: Jay W. Grate, Kai-For Mo, and Michael D. Daily.

2016

U.S. Patent No. 9,525,191, December 20, 2016. "Magnesium-based energy storage systems and methods having improved electrolytes." Inventors: Tianbiao Liu, Guosheng Li, Jun Liu, and Yuyan Shao.

U.S. Patent No. 9,517,984, December 13, 2016. "Conversion of 2,3-butanediol to 2-butanol, olefins and fuels." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, Guo-Shuh Lee, and Suh-Jane Lee.

U.S. Patent No. 9,452,402, September 27, 2016. "Integrated reactors, methods of making same, and methods of conducting simultaneous exothermic and endothermic reactions." Inventors: Anna Lee Tonkovich, Gary Roberts, Steven T. Perry, Sean P. Fitzgerald, Robert S. Wegeng, Yong Wang, David Vanderwiel, and Jennifer L. Marco.

U.S. Patent No. 9,447,315, September 20, 2016. "Electrophilic acid gas-reactive fluid, proppant, and process for enhanced fracturing and recovery of energy producing materials." Inventors: Carlos A. Fernandez, David J. Heldebrant, Alain H. R. Bonneville, Hun Bok Jung, and Kenneth C. Carroll.

U.S. Patent No. 9,434,659, September 6, 2016. "Conversion of 2,3-butanediol to butadiene." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, John G. Frye, Jr., Suh-Jane Lee, and Karl O. Albrecht.

U.S. Patent No. 9,404,063. August 2, 2016. "System and process for efficient separation of biocrudes and water in a hydrothermal liquefaction system." Inventors: Douglas C. Elliott, Todd R. Hart, Gary G. Neuenschwander, James R. Oyler, Leslie J. Rotness Jr, Andrew J. Schmidt, and Alan H. Zacher.

U.S. Patent No. 9,388,364, July 12, 2016. "Liquefaction processes and systems and liquefaction process intermediate compositions." Inventors: Andrew J. Schmidt, Todd R. Hart, Justin M. Billing, Gary D. Maupin, Richard T. Hallen, and Daniel B. Anderson.

U.S. Patent No. 9,368,824, June 14, 2016, "Iron-sulfide redox flow batteries." Inventors: Gordon Graff, Soowhan Kim, Liyu Li, Jun Liu, Guanguang Xia, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 9,339,785, May 17, 2016, "Methods and systems for acoustically-assisted hydroprocessing at low temperatures." Inventors: Kayte M. Denslow, Benjamin Q. Roberts, and James J. Strohm.

U.S. Patent No. 9,289,741, March 22, 2016, "Suspended-slurry reactor." Inventors: Paul H. Humble, Ayman M. Karim, Ward E. TeGorotenhuis, and Yong Wang.

2015

U.S. Patent No. 9,214,695, December 15, 2015, "Hybrid anode for redox flow batteries." Inventors: Jun Liu, Vincent Sprenkle, Wei Wang, Xiaoliang Wei, and Jie Xiao.

U.S. Patent No. 9,194,920, November 24, 2015, "Magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance apparatus and process for high-resolution in situ investigation." Inventors: David Hoyt, Jian Hu, Hardeep Mehta, Charles Peden, and Jesse Sears Jr.

U.S. Patent No. 9,151,813, October 6, 2015, "High-pressure, high-temperature magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance devices and processes for making and using same." Inventors: Jian Hu, Mary Hu, Johannes Lercher, Charles Peden, and Mark Townsend.

U.S. Patent No. 9,130,218, September 8, 2015, "Hybrid energy storage system utilizing redox active organic compounds." Inventors: Wei Wang, Wu Xu, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 9,123,931, September 1, 2015, "Redox flow batteries based on supporting solutions containing chloride." Inventors: Liyu Li, Soowhan Kim, Zhenguo Yang, Wei Wang, Zimin Nie, Baowei Chen, Jianlu Zhang, and Guanguang Xia.

U.S. Patent No. 9,121,647, September 1, 2015, "System and process for storing cold energy." Inventors: Jun Cui and Jamelyn Holladay.

U.S. Patent No. 9,115,435, August 25, 2015, "Methods for associating or dissociating guest materials with a metal organic framework, systems for associating or dissociating guest materials within a series of metal organic frameworks, and gas separation assemblies." Inventors: BP McGrail, Praveen K. Thallapally, and Wu Xu.

U.S. Patent No. 9,112,243, August 18, 2015, "Energy storage devices having anodes containing Mg and electrolytes utilized therein." Inventors: Jun Liu and Yuyan Shao.

U.S. Patent No. 9,070,942, June 30, 2015, "Nanocomposite of graphene and metal oxide materials." Inventors: I. A. Aksay, Daiwon Choi, Jun Liu, Donghai Wang, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 9,017,867, April 28, 2015, "Self assembled multi-layer nanocomposite of graphene and metal oxicde materials." Inventors: I. A. Aksay, Daiwon Choi, Rong Kou, Jun Liu, Zimin Nie, Donghai Wang, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S Patent No. 9,012,699, April 21, 2015, "Chemical production processes and systems." Inventors: Johnathan E. Holladay, Danielle S. Muzatko, James F. White, and Alan H. Zacher.

U.S. Patent No. 8,999,574, April 7, 2015. " Method of preparing graphene-sulfur nanocomposites for rechargeable lithium-sulfur battery electrodes." Inventors: Jun Liu, John P. Lemmon, Zhenguo Yang, Yuliang Cao, and Xiaolin Li.

U.S. Patent No. 8,980,210, March 17, 2015. " Capture and release of acid-gasses with acid-gas binding organic compounds." Inventors: David J. Heldebrant, Phillip K. Koech, and Clement R. Yonker.

U.S. Patent No. 8,980,460, March 17, 2015. " Methods and electrolytes for electrodeposition of smooth films." Inventors: Xilin Chen, Fei Ding, Gordon L. Graff, Yuyan Shao, Wu Xu, and Jiguang Zhang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,968,432, March 3, 2015. " Rapid start fuel reforming systems and techniques." Inventors: James M. Davis, Christopher M. Fischer, and Greg A. Whyatt.

U.S. Patent No. 8,957,259, Febuary 17, 2015. " Dimethyl ether production from methanol and/or syngas." Inventors: Eddie G. Baker, Robert A. Dagle, Jianli Hu, and Yong Wang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,945,368, Febuary 3, 2015. " Separation and/or sequestration apparatus and methods." Inventors: Aaron M. Appel, Gregory W. Coffey, Peter C. Rieke, and Silas A. Towne.

U.S. Patent No. 8,937,202, January 20, 2015. " Processes and systems for the production of propylene glycol from glycerol." Inventors: John G. Frye, Aaron A. Oberg, and Alan H. Zacher.

2014

U.S. Patent No. 8,907,135, December 9, 2014. " Multihydric compound dehydration systems, catalyst compositions, and methods." Inventors: Vanessa Dagle, Michel J Gray, James J Strohm, James F White, and Alan H Zacher.

U.S. Patent No. 8,882,990, November 11, 2014. "Deoxygenation of fatty acids for preparation of hydrocarbons." Inventors: Karl O Albrect, Richard T Hallen, Heather M Job, and James F White.

U.S. Patent No. 8,877,674, November 4, 2014. "Selective CO methanation catalysis." Inventors: Robert A Dagle, Yong Wang, and Guanguang Xia.

U.S. Patent No. 8,877,098, November 4, 2014. "Methods for sulfate removal in liquid-phase catalytic hydrothermal gasification of biomass ." Inventor: Douglas C Elliott.

U.S. Patent No. 8,835,046, September 16, 2014. "Self assembled multi-layer nanocomposite of graphene and metal oxide materials." Inventors: IA Aksay, Daiwon Choi, Rong Kou, Jun Liu, Zimin Nie, Donghai Wang, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,795,412, August 5, 2014. "Methods for associating or dissociating guest materials with a metal organic framework, systems for associating or dissociating guest materials within a series of metal organic frameworks, thermal energy transfer assemblies, and methods for transferring thermal energy." Inventors: Daryl Brown, B. Pete McGrail, and Praveen K Thallapally.

U.S. Patent No. 8,758,947, June 24, 2014. "Graphene-based battery electrodes having continuous flow paths." Inventors: Xiaolin Li, Jun Liu, Deyu Wang, Jie Xiao, Wu Xu, and Jiguang Zhang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,754,266. June 17, 2014. "Chemical production processes and systems." Inventors: Johnathan Holladay, Danielle S. Muzatko, James F. White, and Alan H. Zacher.

U.S. Patent No. 8,753,504. June 17, 2014. "Systems and processes for removing elemental sulfur compounds from desulfurized fuels." Inventors: Gregory A. Whyatt and Liyu Li.

U.S. Patent No. 8,753,772. June 17, 2014. "Graphene-sulfur nanocomposites for rechargeable lithium-sulfur battery electrodes." Inventors: Jun Liu, John P. Lemmon, Zhenguo Yang, Yuliang Cao, and Xiaolin Li.

U.S. Patent No. 8,747,520. June 10, 2014. "Carbon dioxide capture from power or process plant gases." Inventors: Mark D. Bearden and Paul H. Humble.

U.S. Patent No. 8,742,144. June 3, 2014. "Hydroxymethylfurfural reduction methods and methods of producing furandimethanol." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, Richard T. Hallen, James F. White, and Michel J. Gray.

U.S. Patent No. 8,715,392. May 6, 2014. "Catalyzed CO2 transport membrane on high surface area inorganic support." Inventor: Wei Liu.

U.S. Patent No. 8,696,771. April 15, 2014. "Compact integrated combustion reactors, systems and methods of conducting integrated combustion reactions." Inventors: Daniel R. Palo, Jamelyn D. Holladay, Robert A. Dagle, and Robert T. Rozmiarek.

U.S. Patent No. 8,692,548. April 8, 2014. "Devices and process for high-pressure magic angle spinning nuclear magnetic resonance." Inventors: David W. Hoyt, Jesse A. Sears, Jr, Romulus V. F. Turcu, Kevin M. Rosso, and Jian Zhi Hu.

2013

U.S. Patent No. 8,608,981, December 17, 2013. "Methods for sulfate removal in liquid-phase catalytic hydrothermal gasification of biomass." Inventors: Douglas C. Elliott and James Oyler

U.S. Patent No. 8,563,169, October 22, 2013. "Self assembled multi-layer nanocomposite of graphene and metal oxide materials." Inventors: Jun Liu, Ilhan A. Aksay, Daiwon Choi, Rong Kou, Zimin Nie, Donghai Wang, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,557,186, October 15, 2013. "Integrated reactors, methods of making same, and methods of conducting simultaneous exothermic and endothermic reactions." Inventors: Anna Lee Tonkovich, Gary Roberts, Steven Perry, Sean Fitzgerald, Robert S. Wegeng, Yong Wang, David Vanderwieland, and Jennifer L. Marco.

U.S. Patent No. 8,557,442, October 15, 2013. "Nanocomposite of graphene and metal oxide materials." Inventors: Jun Liu, Ilhan A. Aksay, Daiwon Choi, Donghai Wang, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,557,441, October 15, 2013. "Titania-graphene anode electrode paper." Inventors: Jun Liu, Daiwon Choi, Wendy D. Bennett, Gordon L. Graff, and Yongsoon Shin.

U.S. Patent No. 8,530,703, September 10, 2013. "Multihydric compound dehydration systems, catalyst compositions, and methods." Inventors: James J. Strohm, Alan H. Zacher, James F. White, Michel J. Gray, and Vanessa Lebarbier.

U.S. Patent No. 8,501,963, August 6, 2013. "Process for producing cyclic compounds." Inventors: Todd A. Werpy, John G. Frye, Jr., James F. White, Johnathan E. Holladay, and Alan H. Zacher.

U.S. Patent No. 8,450,014, May 28, 2013. "Lithium ion batteries with titania/graphene anodes." Inventors: Jun Liu, Daiwon Choi, Zhenguo Yang, Donghai Wang, Gordon L. Graff, Zimin Nie, Vilayanur V. Viswanathan, Jason Zhang, Wu Xu, and Jin Yong Kim.

U.S. Patent No. 8,425,662, April 23, 2013. "Methods for associating or dissociating guest materials with a metal organic framework, systems for associating or dissociating guest materials within a series of metal organic frameworks, and gas separation assemblies." Inventors: B. Peter McGrail, Praveen K. Thallapally, and Wu Xu.

U.S. Patent No. 8,388,829, March 5, 2013. "Deoxygenation of fatty acids for preparation of hydrocarbons." Inventors: Richard T. Hallen, Karl O. Albrecht, Heather M. Brown, and James F. White.

U.S. Patent No. 8,367,851, February 5, 2013. "Hydroxymethylfurfural reduction methods and methods of producing furandimethanol." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, Richard T. Hallen, James F. White, and Michel J. Gray.

U.S. Patent No. 8,366,907, February 5, 2013. "Deoxygenation of fatty acids for preparation of hydrocarbons." Inventors: Richard T. Hallen, Karl O. Albrecht, Heather M. Brown, and James F. White.

2012

U.S. Patent No. 8,329,969, December 11, 2012. "Fuel and fuel blending components from biomass derived pyrolysis oil." Inventors: Michael J. McCall, Timothy A. Brandvold, and Douglas C. Elliott.

U.S. Patent No. 8,304,212, November 6, 2012. "Methods and compositions for degradation of lignocellulosic material." Inventors: Marco A. Baez-Vasquez, Richard Burlingame, Jon K. Magnuson, Marion Bradford, and Arkady Panteleimonovich Sinitsyn.

U.S. Patent No. 8,257,867, September 4, 2012. "Nanocomposite of graphene and metal oxide materials." Inventors: Jun Liu, Ilhan A. Aksay, Daiwon Choi, Donghai Wang, and Zhenguo Yang.

U.S. Patent No. 8,241,605 August 14, 2012. "Methods and apparatus for catalytic hydrothermal gasification of biomass." Inventors: Douglas C. Elliott, Robert Scott Butner, Gary G. Neuenschwander, Alan H. Zacher, and Todd R. Hart.

U.S. Patent No. 8,241,817 August 14, 2012. "Approach for improved stability and performance of SOFC metallic interconnects. " Inventors: Zhenguo Yang, Jeffry W. Stevenson, and Guan-Guang Xia.

U.S. Patent No. 8,236,973 August 7, 2012. "Adsorption separation processes for ionic liquid catalytic processes." Wei Liu, John E. Holladay, Feng Zheng, Heather M. Brown, and Alan R. Cooper.

U.S. Patent No. 8,231,697 B2. July 31, 2012. "Rapid start fuel reforming systems and techniques." Inventors: Greg A. Whyatt, Christopher M. Fischer, and James M. Davis.

U.S. Patent No. 8,206,666, June 26, 2012. "Reactors having varying cross-section, methods of making same, and methods of conducting reactions with varying local contact time." Inventors: Yong Wang, Chunshe Cao, James B. Kimble, and Laura J. Silva.

U.S. Patent No. 8,203,023, June 19, 2012. "Tailored Fischer-Tropsch synthesis product distribution." Inventors: Yong Wang, Chunshe Cao, Xiaohong Shari Li, and Douglas C. Elliott.

U.S. Patent No. 8,202,569 June 19, 2012."Process of making porous electrodes." Inventors: Peter C. Rieke, and Silas A. Towne.

U.S. Patent No. 8,197,777 B2. June 12, 2012. "Microcombustors, microreformers, and methods involving combusting or reforming liquids." Inventors: Jamelyn D. Holladay, Yong Wang, Ya-Huei Chin, and Max Phelps.

U.S. Patent No. 8,193,381 B2 and 8,193,382 B2. June 5, 2012. "Hydroxymethyl furfural oxidation methods." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, Richard T. Hallen, Jianli Hu, James F. White, and Michel J. Gray.

U.S. Patent No. 8,183,826, May 22, 2012. "Battery charging control methods, electric vehicle charging methods, battery charging apparatuses and rechargeable battery systems." Inventors: Francis K. Tuffner, Michael C. W. Kintner-Meyer, Donald J. Hammerstrom, and Richard M. Pratt.

U.S. Patent No. 8,182,965 B2, May 22, 2012. "Optimized cell configurations for stable LSCF-based solid oxide fuel cells." Inventors: Jin Yong Kim, Vincent L. Sprenkle, Nathan L. Canfield, Kerry D. Meinhardt, and Lawrence A. Chick.

U.S. Patent No. 8,158,545 B2, April 17, 2012. "Methods, systems, and devices for deep desulfurization of fuel gases." Inventors: Liyu Li, David L. King, Jun Liu, and Qisheng Huo.

U.S. Patent No. 8,138,117 B2, March 20, 2012. "Functional sorbent for chemical separations and sequential forming process." Inventors: Glen E. Fryxell and Thomas S. Zemanian.

U.S. Patent No. 8,110,667 B2, February 7, 2012. "Method for conversion of carbohydrate polymers to value-added chemical products." Inventors: Zongchao Zhang, Heather Brown and Yu Su.

U.S. Patent No. 8,110,167 February 7, 2012. "Nanowire synthesis from vapor and solid sources." Inventors: Jiguang Zhang, Jun Liu, Zhenguo Yang, Guanguang Xia, Leonard S Fifield, Donghai Wang, Daiwon Choi, Gordon Graff, and Larry R Pederson.

U.S. Patent No. 8,101,140 B2, January 24, 2012. "Structured catalyst bed and method for conversion of feed materials to chemical products and liquid fuels." Inventors: Yong Wang and Wei Liu."

2010

U.S. Patent No. 7,858,667, December 28, 2010. "Alcohol synthesis from CO or CO2." Inventors: Jianli Hu, Robert A. Dagle, Jamelyn D. Holladay, Chunshe Cao, Yong Wang, James F. White, Douglas C. Elliott and Don J. Stevens.

U.S. Patent No. 7,846,684, December 7, 2010. "Enzyme system comprising an enzyme bonded in a porous matrix." Inventors: Eric Ackerman and Jun Liu.

U.S. Patent No. 7,838,141 B2, November 23, 2010. "Cerium-modified doped strontium titanate compositions for solid oxide fuel cell anodes and electrodes for other electrochemical devices." Inventors: Olga A. Marina and Jeffry W. Stevenson.

U.S. Patent No. 7,758,846 July 20, 2010. "Methods of producing hydrogen via the water-gas shift reaction over a Pd-Zn catalyst." Robert A. Dagle, Yong Wang, and Jianli Hu.

U.S. Patent No. 7,700,788 April 20, 2010." Hydroxymethyl furfural oxidation methods." Inventors: Michael A. Lilga, Richard T. Hallen, Jianli Hu, James F. White, Michel J. Gray.

U.S. 7,674,916, March 19, 2010. "Process for producing cyclic compounds." Inventors: Todd Werpy, John Frey, James White, Johnathan Holladay and Alan Zacher.

U.S. 7,670,711, March 2, 2010, "Cerium-modified doped strontium titanate compositions for solid oxide fuel cell anodes and electrodes for other electrochemical devices." Inventors: Olga Marina and Jeffry Stevenson.

U.S. Patent 7,652,131 B2, January 26, 2010. "Methods of producing compounds from plant materials." Inventors: Todd Werpy, Andrew Schmidt, John Frye, Alan Zacher, James Franz, Mikhail Alnajjar, Gary Neuenschwander, Eric Alderson, Rick Orth, Charles Abbas, Kyle Beery, Ann Rammelsberg and Catherine Kim.

U.S. Patent 7,649,099, January 19, 2010, "Method of forming a dianhydrosugar alcohol." Inventors: Johnathan Holladay, Jianli Hu, Yong Wang, Todd Werpy and Xinjie Zhang.

2009

U.S. Patent 7,632,320, December 15, 2009, "Chemical reactor for gas phase reactant catalytic steam reforming reactions." Inventors: Anna Lee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean Fitzgerald, Jennifer Marco, Gary Roberts, David Vanderwiel and Bob Wegeng.

U.S. Patent 7,629,028, December 8, 2009, "Methods of making monolayers." Inventors: Kentin Alford, Kevin Simmons, William Samuels, Tom Zemanian, Jun Liu, Yongsoon Shin and Glen Fryxell

U.S. Patent 7,585,899. September 8, 2009. "Structure and Method of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis." Inventors: Yong Wang, David Vanderwiel, Anna Lee Tonkovich, Yufei Gao and Eddie Baker.

U.S. Patent 7,563,390. July 21, 2009. "Alcohol Steam Reforming Catalysts and Methods of Alcohol Steam Reforming." Inventors: Eddie Baker, Ya-Huel Chin, Robert A. Dagle, Jamelyn D. Holladay, Jianli Hu, Heon Jung, Daniel R. Palo, Max R Phelps, Yong Wang, and Guan-Guang Xia.

U.S. Patent 7,553,547, June 30, 2009. "Backfilled, Self-Assembled Monolayers and Methods of Making Same." Inventors: Christopher L Aardahl, Raymond S Addleman, Brad Busche, Oleg B Egorov, Glen E Fryxell, Thomas S Zemanian, and Feng Zheng.

U.S. Patent 7,540,475, June 2, 2009. "Mixing in Wicking Structures and the Use of Enhanced Mixing Within Wicks in Microchannel Devices." Inventors: Victoria S Stenkamp, Ward E Tegrotenhius, and Robert S Wegeng

Canadian Patent. May 19, 2009. "Method and Apparatus for Obtaining Enhanced Production Rate of Thermal Chemical Reactions." Inventors: Yufei Gao, Anna Tonkovich, Y Lee, Yong Wang, and Robert Wegeng

U.S. Patent 7,535,224, May 19, 2009. "Discrete Magic Angle Turning System, Apparatus, and Process for In Situ Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Imaging." Inventors: David W Hoyt, Jian Z Hu, Jessee A Sears, Jr., and Robert A Wind

U.S. Patent 7,520,917, April 21, 2009. "Devices with Extended Area Structures for Mass Transfer Processing of Fluids." Inventors: Kriston P Brooks, David L King, Victoria S Stenkamp, Ward E Tegrotenhuis, Robert S Wegeng, and Greg A Whyatt

U.S. Patent 7,501,101, March 10, 2009. "Microchannel apparatus comprising plural microchannels and methods of conducting unit operations." Inventors: Robert Wegeng, Ward TeGrotenhuis and Greg Whyatt.

U.S. Patent 7,498,001, March 3, 2009. "Catalyst, method of making, and reactions using the catalyst." Inventors: Anna Lee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, and Yufei Gao.

U.S. Patent 7,488,360, February 10, 2009. "Catalysts, reactors and methods of producing hydrogen via the water-gas shift reaction." Yong Wang and Anna Lee Tonkovich.

2008

U.S. Patent 7,470,648. December 30, 2008. "Reforming Catalysts and Methods of Alcohol Steam Reforming." Inventors: Chunshe Cao, Ya-Huei Chin, Robert A. Dagle, Jianli Hu, and Yong Wang.

U.S. Patent 7,468,218 B2, December 23, 2008: "Composite solid oxide fuel cell anode based on ceria and strontium titanate." Olga Marina and Larry Pederson.

U.S. Patent 7,452,452, November 28, 2008: "Carbon nanotube in nanoelectrode arrays." Yuehe Lin, Guodong Liu, Feng Lu, Zhifeng Ren, Yi Tu, and Wassana Yantasee

U.S. Patent 7,455,700, November 25, 2008: "Method of creating solid oxide fuel cell anodes and electrodes for other electrochemical devices." Kerry Meinhardt, Steven Simner and Vincent Sprenkle.

U.S. Patent 7,435,760, October 14, 2008: "Method of generating hydrocarbon reagents from diesel, natural gas and other logistical fuels." Darrell Herling, Chris Aardahl, Robert Rozmiarek, Kenneth Rappe, Yong Wang and Jamelyn Holladay

U.S. Patent 7,425,657, September 16, 2008: "Palladium catalyzed hydrogenation of bio-oils and organic compounds." Doug Elliott, Jianli Hu, Todd Hart and Gary Neuenschwander.

U.S. Patent 7,402,517, July 22, 2008: "Method and apparatus for selective deposition of materials to surfaces and substrates (Incorp: IR 14)." George S Deverman, Daniel J Gaspar, Dean W Matson, and Clement R Yonker.

U.S. Patent 7,335,346, February 26, 2008: "Catalyst and method of steam reforming." Yong Wang, Anna Lee Tonkovich and David Vanderwiel.

U.S. Patent 7,316,788, January 8, 2008: "Materials for hydrogen storage and methods for preparing and using same." S Thomas Autrey, Anna Gutowska, Liyu Li, and Yongsoon Shin.

2007

U.S. Patent US 7,297,324 Microchannel reactors with temperature control: Issue Date: 11/30/2007 -- Ward TeGrotenhuis, David King, Greg Whyatt, Christopher Fischer, Robert Wegeng, and Kriston Brooks

U.S. Patent US 7,288,576 Carbon nanotube-containing catalysts, methods of making, and reactions catalyzed over nanotube catalysts: Issue Date: 10/30/2007 -- Yong Wang, Ya-Huei Chin and Yufei Gao

U.S. Patent US 7,288,231 Chemical reactor and method for gas phase reactant catalytic reactions: Issue Date: 10/30/2007 -- Anna Lee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean Fitzgerald, Jennifer Marco, Gary Roberts, David VanderWiel and Robert Wegeng

European Patent Office EP 1,144,310 (Belgium; Germany; European Patent Convention; Great Britain) Mesoporous silica film from a solution containing a surfactant and methods of making same: Issue Date: 5/30/2007 -- Suresh Baskaran, Jerome C. Birnbaum, Christopher A. Coyle, Karel Domansky, Glen E, Fryxell, Nathan J, Kohler, Xiaohong S. Li, Jun Liu, and Suntharampillai Thevuthasan

U.S. Patent US 7,208,136 Alcohol steam reforming catalysts and methods of alcohol steam reforming: Issue Date: 4/24/2007 -- Jamelyn Holladay, Yong Wang, Jianli Hu, Ya-Huei Chin, Robert Dagle, Guanguang Xia, Eddie Baker, Daniel Palo, Max Phelps and Heon Jung

U.S. Patent US 7,199,250 Process for Producing Cyclic Compounds: Issue Date: 4/3/2007 -- John G Frye, Johnathan E Holladay, Todd A Werpy, James F White, Alan H Zacher

Canadian Patent CA 2,303,371 (Canada) Microchannel laminated mass exchanger and method of making: Issue Date: 3/13/2007 -- Wendy D. Bennett, Monte K. Drost, Xiangdong Feng, Jun Liu, Peter M. Martin, Dean W. Matson, Joseph M. Perez, Jr., Donald C. Stewart, and Robert S. Wegeng.

U.S. Patent US 7,186,668 Textured Catalysts and Methods of Making Textured Catalysts: Issue Date: 3/6/2007 -- John G Frye, Yong Wang, Todd A Werpy, Alan H Zacher

U.S. Patent US 7,169,321 Biobased Deicing/Anti-Icing Fluids: Issue Date: 1/30/2007 -- Satya P Chauhan, H Nick Conkle, John G Frye, Sara F Kuczek, Bruce F Monzyk, William D Samuels, Kevin L Simmons, Todd A Werpy

2006

U.S. Patent US 7,122,106 Electrosynthesis of nanofibers and nano-composite films: Issue Date: 10/17/2006 -- Liang Liang, Yuehe Lin, and Jun Liu

Indian Patent IN 197,629 (India) Improved process for manufacturing a thin mesoporous silica film from a solution containing a surfactant:  Issue Date: 10/6/2006 -- Suresh Baskaran, Jerome Birnbaum, Christopher Coyle, Karel Domansky, Glen Fryxell, Nathan Kohler, Xiaohong Li, Jun Liu, and Suntharampillai Thevuthasan

U.S. Patent US 7,094,675 Structure having spatially separated photo-excitable electron-hole pairs and method of manufacturing same:  Issue Date:  08/22/2006 -- Yong Liang, John Daschbach, Yai Su and Scott Chambers

U.S. Patent US 7,081,231 Method and system for the combination of non-thermal plasma and metal/metal oxide doped alumina catalysts for diesel engine exhaust after treatment system:  Issue Date:  07/25/2006 -- Christopher Aardahl, Mari Lou Balmer-Miller, Ashok Chanda, Craig Habeger, Kent Koskarian and Paul Park

U.S. Patent US 7,077,643 Microcombusters, microreformers and methods for combusting and for reforming fluids:   Issue Date:  07/18/2006 -- Jamelyn Holladay, Max Phelps, Yong Wang and Ya-Huei Chin

U.S. Patent US 7,019,037 Monolayer Coated Aerogels and Method of Making: Issue Date: 03/28/2006 -- Glen Fryxell, and Thomas Zemanian

U.S. Patent US 7,011,771 Carbon Nanotubes On A Substrate and Method of Making: Issue Date: 03/14/2006 -- Yufei Gao, and Jun Liu

U.S. Patent US 7,011,760 Carbon Nanotube-Containing Structures, Methods of Making, and Processes Using Same (Incorp.12744-E,12647-E, and E-1811): Issue Date: 03/14/2006 -- Chris Aardahl, Ya-Huei Chin, Yufei Gao, Terri Stewart, and Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 7,008,969 Carbon Nanotube-Containing Catalysts, Methods of Making, and Reactions Catalyzed over Nanotube Catalysts: Issue Date: 03/07/2006 -- Ya-Huei Chin, Yufei Gao, and Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 7,001,459 Spinel-Structured Metal Oxide on a Substrate and Method of Making Same by Molecular Beam Epitaxy: Issue Date: 02/21/2006 -- Scott Chambers

U.S. Patent US 6,992,209 Methods of Forming Alpha, Beta-Unsaturated Acids and Esters (Incorporates 13545-B): Issue Date: 01/31/2006 -- John Holladay, Michael Lilga, and Todd Werpy

U.S. Patent US 6,984,363 A Chemical Reactor For Gas Phase Reactant Catalytic Reactions*: Issue Date: 01/10/2006 -- Gary Roberts, Yong Wang, and Robert Wegeng

U.S. Patent US 6,982,328 Methods of Producing Compounds from Plant Material: Issue Date: 01/03/2006 -- Eric Alderson, James Franz, John Frye, Gary Neuenschwander, Rick Orth, Andrew Schmidt, Todd Werpy, and Alan Zacher

U.S. Patent US 6,982,287 Catalyst Structure And Method Of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Issue Date: 01/03/2006 -- Eddie Baker, Yufei Gao, and Yong Wang

2005

U.S. Patent US 6,958,310 A Catalyst and Method of Steam Reforming (DIV of B-1482 CIP): Issue Date: 10/25/2005—Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 6,936,237 Reforming Catalysts and Methods of Alcohol Steam Reforming: Issue Date: 08/30/2005—Jianli Hu and Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 6,900,361 Process for Lactose Conversion to Polyols: Issue Date: 05/31/2005—Douglas Elliott

U.S. Patent US 6,900,305 Isolated Yeast Promoter Sequence and a Method of Regulated Heterologous Expression: Issue Date: 05/31/2005—Daniel Anderson, Johnway Gao, Brian Hooker, and Rodney Skeen

U.S. Patent US 6,873,415 Photoacoustic Spectroscopy Sample Array Vessel and Photoacoustic Spectroscopy Method for Using the Same: Issue Date: 03/29/2005—James Amonette, Thomas Autrey, and Nancy Foster

U.S. Patent US 6,870,626 Array-Based Photoacoustic Spectroscopy: Issue Date: 03/22/2005—Thomas Autrey and Gerald Posakony

U.S. Patent US 6,846,554 Self Assembled Monolayer and Method of Making * (Samms): Issue Date: 01/25/2005—Glen Fryxell, Jun Liu, and Thomas Zemanian

U.S. Patent US 6,843,406 Gas-Tight Metal/Ceramic or Metal/Metal Seals for Applications in High Temperature Electrochemical Devices and Method of Making: Issue Date: 01/18/2005—Suresh Baskaran, Lawrence Chick, Christopher Coyle, and Z Gary Yang

U.S. Patent US 6,841,085 Hydrogenolysis of 6-Carbon Sugars and Other Organic Compounds: Issue Date: 01/11/2005—John Frye, Todd Werpy, and Alan Zacher

2004

U.S. Patent US 6,824,689 Carbon Nanotube–Containing Structures, Methods of Making, and Processes Using Same (Incorp.12744–E,12647–E, and E–1811): Issue Date: 11/30/04—Chris Aardahl, Ya–Huei Chin, Yufei Gao, Terri Stewart, and Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 6,824,592 Apparatus for Hydrogen Separation/Purification Using Rapidly Cycled Thermal Swing Sorption: Issue Date: 11/30/04—Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 6,815,392 Catalyst of a Metal Heteropoly Acid Salt That Is Insoluble in a Polar Solvent on a Non–metallic Porous Support and Method of Making: Issue Date: 11/09/2004 — Y Wang, CHF Peden, and S Choi

U.S. Patent US 6,808,694 NOx Reduction Methods and Apparatuses: Issue Date: 10/26/2004—Mari Balmer, Stephan Barlow, Gary Maupin, and Russell Tonkyn

U.S. Patent US 6,762,149 Catalyst, Method of Making, and Reactions Using the Catalyst: Issue Date: 07/13/04 —Annalee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, and Yufei Gao.

U.S. Patent US 6,750,258 Catalyst Structure and Method of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Issue Date: 06/15/04 —Yong Wang, David VanderWiel, Annalee Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, and Eddie Baker.

U.S. Patent US 6,734,137 Catalyst and Method of Steam Reforming: Issue Date: 05/11/04–––Yong Wang, Annalee Tonkovich, and David VanderWiel.

U.S. Patent US 6,713,519 Carbon Nanotube-containing Catalysts, Methods of Making, and Reactions Catalyzed Over Nanotube Catalysts: Issue Date: 3/30/04—Yong Wang, Ya-Huei Chin, and Yufei Gao.

U.S. Patent US 6,706,893 Methods of Making Pyrrolidones: Issue Date: 03/16/04—Todd Werpy, John Frye, Jr., Yong Wang, and Alan Zacher.

U.S. Patent US 6,680,044 Method for Gas Phase Reactant Catalytic Reactions: Issue Date: 01/20/04—Annalee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean Fitzgerald, Jennifer Marco, Gary Roberts, David VanderWiel, and Robert Wegeng.

2003

U.S. Patent US 6,670,483 Methods of Making Pyrrolidones: Issue Date: 12/30/03—Todd Werpy, John Frye, Jr., Yong Wang, and Alan Zacher.

U.S. Patent US 6,670,300 Textured Catalysts, Methods of Making Textured Catalysts, and Methods of Catalyzing Reactions Conducted in Hydrothermal Conditions: Issue Date: 12/30/03—Todd Werpy, John Frye, Jr., Yong, and Alan Zacher.

U.S. Patent US 6,660,237 Catalyst Structure and Method of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Issue Date: 12/09/03Yong Wang, David VanderWiel, Annalee Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, and Eddie Baker.

U.S. Patent US 6,652,830, Catalysts, Reactors and Methods of Producing Hydrogen Via the Water-Gas Shift Reaction: Issue Date: 11/25/03—Yong Wang and Annalee Tonkovich.

U.S. Patent US 6,632,951 Methods of Making Pyrrolidones: Issue Date: 10/14/03—Todd Werpy, John Frye, Yong Wang and Alan Zacher.

U.S. Patent US 6,616,909 Method and Apparatus for Obtaining Enhanced Production Rate of Thermal Chemical Reactions: Issue Date: 09/09/03—Annalee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Robert Wegeng, and Yufei Gao.

U.S. Patent US 6,677,385 Hydrogenolysis of 5-carbon Sugars, Sugar Alcohols and Compositions for Reactions Involving Hydrogen: Issue Date: 09/06/03—Todd Werpy, John Frye, Alan Zacher, Dennis Miller.

U.S. Patent US 6,607,678 Catalyst and Method of Steam Reforming: Issue: Date 8/19/03 — Yong Wang, Anna Lee Y. Tonkovich, and David P. Vanderwiel.

U.S. Patent US 6,603,021 Methods of Making Pyrrolidones: Issue Date: 8/05/03—Todd Werpy, John G. Frye, Jr., Yong Wang, and Alan H. Zacher.

U.S. Patent US 6,570,043 Converting Sugars to Sugar Alcohols by Aqueous Phase Catalytic Hydrogenation: Issue Date: 5/27/03—Douglas Elliott, Todd Werpy, Yong Wang,and John Frye.

U.S. Patent US 6,558,634 Catalyst Structure and Method of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Issue Date: 5/06/03—Yong Wang, David Vanderwiel, Annalee Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, and Eddie Baker.

U.S. Patent US 6,540,975 Method and Apparatus for Obtaining Enhanced Production Rate of Thermal Chemical Reactions: Issue Date 4/1/2003—Annalee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Robert Wegeng, and Yufei Gao.

U.S. Patent US 6,537,707 Non-Thermal Plasma Reactor Design and Single Structural Dielectric Barrier: Issue Date 3/25/2003—Darrell Herling and Suresh Baskaran

U.S. Patent US 6,503,298 Apparatus and Methods for Hydrogen Separation/Purification Utilizing Rapidly Cycled Thermal Swing Sorption: Issue Date: 1/07/03—Bruce F. Monzyk, Anna Lee Y. Tonkovich, Yong Wang, David P. VanderWiel, Steven T. Perry, Sean P. Fitzgerald, Wayne W. Simmons, Jeffrey S. McDaniel, Albert E. Weller, Jr., and Chad M. Cucksey.

U.S. Patent US 6,508,862 B1 Apparatus and Methods for Separation/Purification Utilizing Rapidly Cycled Thermal Swing Sorption: Issue Date: 1/01/03—Annalee Y. Tonkovich, Bruce F. Monzyk, Yong Wang, David P. VanderWiel, Steven T. Perry, Sean P. Fitzgerald, Wayne W. Simmons, Jeffrey S. McDaniel, and Albert E. Weller, Jr.

2002

U.S. Patent US 6,491,880 Catalyst Structure and Method of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Issue Date: 12/10/02—Yong Wang, David P. Vanderwiel, Annalee Y. Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, and Eddie G. Baker.

U.S. Patent US 6,488,838 Chemical Reactor and Method for Gas Phase Reactant Catalytic Reactions: Issue Date: 12/03/02—Annalee Y. Tonkovich, Yong Wang, Sean P. Fitzgerald, Jennifer L. Marco, Gary L. Roberts, David P Vanderwiel, and Robert S. Wegeng.

U.S. Patent US 6,479,428 Long Life Hydrocarbon Conversion Catalyst and Method of Making: Issue Date: 11/12/02—Annalee Y. Tonkovich, Yong Wang, and Yufei Gao.

U.S. Patent US 6,472,344 Catalyst of a Metal Heteropoly Acid Salt That Is Insoluble in a Polar Solvent on a Non-metallic Porous Support and Method of Making: Issue Date: 10/29/02—Yong Wang, Charles HF Peden, and Saemin Choi.

U.S. Patent US 6,451,864 Catalyst Structure and Method of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Issue Date: 9/19/02 —Yong Wang, David P. Vanderwiel, Anna Lee Y. Tonkovich, Yufei Gao, and Eddie G. Baker.

U.S. Patent US 6,440,895 Catalyst, Method of Making, and Reactions Using the Catalyst: Issue Date: 08/27/2002—Yufei Gao, Annalee Tonkovich, and Yong Wang

U.S. Patent US 6,423,190 B2 Pulse Density Modulation for Uniform Barrier Discharge in a Nonthermal Plasma Reactor: Issue Date: 7/23/02—Darrell R. Herling, Mark D. Hemingway, David Goulette, and Eugene Ripley

2001

U.S. Patent US 6,291,725 Catalysts and Process for Hydrogenolysis of Sugar Alcohols to Polyols: Issue Date: 09/18/2001—John Frye, Todd Werpy, and Alan Zacher.

U.S. Patent US 6,284,217 Method and Catalyst Structure for Steam Reforming of a Hydrocarbon*: Issue Date: 09/04/2001—Annalee Tonkovich, David VanderWiel, and Yong Wang.

U.S. Patent US 6,235,797 Low-Temperature Catalysts for Aqueous Phase Processing: Issue Date: 05/22/2001—Douglas Elliott, John Frye, Yong Wang, and Todd Werpy.

U.S. Patent US 6,200,536 Active Microchannel Heat Exchanger (Incorp. E-1559): Issue Date: 03/13/2001—Charles Call, Gary Roberts, Annalee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, and Robert Wegeng.

U.S. Patent US 6,192,596 Active Microchannel Fluid Processing Unit and Method of Making* (incorp. E-1716) (X-Ref. E-1240C2C1,E-1494, E-1561): Issue Date: 02/27/2001—Wendy Bennett, Peter Martin, Dean Matson, Gary Roberts, Donald Stewart, Annalee Tonkovich, Yong Wang, and Robert Wegeng.

1991-2000

U.S. Patent US 6,152,975 Catalyst and Method for Aqueous Phase Reactions: Issue Date: 11/28/2000—Douglas Elliott and Todd Hart.

U.S. Patent US 6,106,675 Method of Microwave Bond Cleavage of a Hydrocarbon Compound in a Liquid Phase: Issue Date: 08/22/2000—James Franz.

U.S. Patent US 5,977,013 Catalyst and Method for Aqueous Phase Reactions*: Issue Date: 11/02/1999—Douglas Elliott and Todd Hart.

U.S. Patent US 5,883,266 Hydrogenated 5-Carbon Compound and Method of Making: Issue Date: 03/16/1999—Douglas Elliott and John Frye.

U.S. Patent US 5,814,112 Nickel/Ruthenium Catalyst and Method for Aqueous Phase Reactions: Issue Date: 09/29/1998—Douglas Elliott and L John Sealock.

U.S. Patent US 5,778,664 Apparatus for Photocatalytic Destruction of Internal Combustion Engine Emissions During Cold Start: Issue Date: 07/14/1998—Gregory Exarhos, Jiri Janata, Gary McVay, and Charles HF Peden.

U.S. Patent US 5,770,172 Process of Forming Compounds Using Reverse Micelle or Reverse Microemulsion Systems: Issue Date: 06/23/1998—Roger Bean, John Fulton, and John Linehan.

U.S. Patent US 5,652,192 Catalyst Material and Method of Making* (Incorporates E-1196): Issue Date: 07/29/1997—Roger Bean, Thomas Brewer, John Darab, John Fulton, John Linehan, Dean Matson, and Todd Werpy.

U.S. Patent US 5,630,854 Method for Catalytic Destruction of Organic Materials*: Issue Date: 05/20/1997—Eddie Baker, Douglas Elliott, and L John Sealock.

U.S. Patent US 5,616,154 Method for the Catalytic Conversion of Organic Materials Into a Product Gas: Issue Date: 04/01/1997—Eddie Baker, Douglas Elliott, and L John Sealock.

U.S. Patent US 5,019,135 Method for the Catalytic Conversion of Lignocellulosic Materials*: Issue Date: 05/28/1991—Douglas Elliott and L John Sealock.

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