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Kasun Gunasooriya, Ph.D..

Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious Junior Faculty Award for Nitrate Conversion Research

July 10, 2024

Kasun Gunasooriya, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the University of Oklahoma School of Sustainable Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering, has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities. He was selected for his research on converting nitrate captured during the water purification process into ammonia, reducing water pollutants while generating an important fertilizer for global agriculture.

#1 in Oklahoma, #78 Nationally Ranked Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2023

University of Oklahoma Ranks Among Top Universities Nationwide for Technology Commercialization

July 09, 2024

For a second year in a row, the University of Oklahoma has been ranked in the Top 100 Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents by the National Academy of Inventors. In addition to being the only university in Oklahoma to be recognized, OU’s No. 78 national ranking highlights the collaborative efforts of the OU Office of Innovation and Corporate Partnerships and others across the university’s innovation ecosystem.

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