Michael Chung, professor of materials science at Penn State, holds a solid chunk of oil that is able to be reused. Chung and his team developed a material called PetroGel that completely absorbs spilled oil and transforms it into a usable product.
Michael Chung, professor of materials science at Penn State, holds a solid chunk of oil that is able to be reused. Chung and his team developed a material called PetroGel that completely absorbs spilled oil and transforms it into a usable product. Photo provided
Michael Chung, professor of materials science at Penn State, holds a solid chunk of oil that is able to be reused. Chung and his team developed a material called PetroGel that completely absorbs spilled oil and transforms it into a usable product. Photo provided

Focus on research | Creation transforms spilled oil into usable product

July 23, 2015 06:25 PM