Hydrogen-free, room temperature electrocatalytic upgrading of bitumen and bitumen asphaltenes to transportation fuels. Electrochemical conversion of bitumen to value-added carbon materials – graphenes, quantum dots, and carbon fibres. Electrocatalytic conversion of lignin to cabon quatum dots.
Thermal catalytic gasification of water; off-grid production of hydrogen and potable water from greywater, saltwater, or wastewater. Electrocatalytic desalination of saltwater. Electrocatalytic decarbonization, detoxification, and dewatering of tailings ponds.