From vegetable oil to phase change material, MSE team synthesizes fatty acid amides for potential thermal storage use

Source: ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.

MSE professors, Jeffrey Youngblood and Carlos Martinez, and graduate student Daniela Betancourt-Jimenez synthesized a new bio-based Fatty Acid Amides (FAAm) Phase Change Materials (PCM) from vegetable oils. Read their work at the ACS Sustainability Chemistry and Engineering Journal.