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Extraction action

November 28, 2017 2:15 PM
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Paula Burch-Celentano pburch@tulane.edu
  

 

 

Meysam Shahami, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemical Engineering, extracts reacted benzene in the lab of Daniel Shantz. The solution will be used to analyze how much phenol is produced using a one-step reaction. Researchers hope to simplify the process of producing phenol which is used to make soft and hard plastics.