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Capturing carbon dioxide…and saving Life on Earth?
Episode 5112th December 2021 • Professors at Work • AUB Communications
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AUB chemical engineering MSc student Elsy Milan uses 3D computer modelling to investigate how CO2 in the atmosphere can be captured and safely stored underground in depleted oil and gas reservoirs. Her pioneering work analyzes data from 42 projects around the world to determine if available subsurface spaces could safely store CO2 in the atmosphere that – if left unchecked – threatens the viability of life on earth. She explains that her next step in the research is to simulate if the CO2 can be safely captured and stored in individual underground reservoirs.