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In the News: Maker of Molecules

March 30, 2020

A UNC Chemistry professor is using funding from the NC Policy Collaboratory to develop a ground-breaking resin that soaks up toxic PFAS chemicals.

Ionic Fluorogels for Remediation of Per- and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances from Water

February 27, 2020

Per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFASs) contaminate groundwater, surface water, and finished drinking water internationally. Research funded by the NC Policy Collaboratory resulted in a new platform approach for the development of ionic fluorogel resins that effectively remove a chemically diverse mixture of PFAS from water.