College of Engineering and Mineral Resources professor studies removal of toxins from coal

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February 22, 2011 by NRCCE News

Morgantown, W.Va. — Chemical Engineering Emeritus Professor Eung Ha Cho is researching the removal of arsenic, selenium, and mercury from coal using a combination of coal pre-treatment and froth flotation. His $97,000 project is funded under an award to the Center for Advances Separations Technology from the US Department of Energy. NRCCE coordinates the CAST program at WVU in which faculty from across the university participate. The five-university CAST program is headquartered at Virginia Tech. Read more about Dr. Cho’s research at WVUToday