The Paisano

Research improves plastic and petroleum production

Libo Li and Ruibiao Lin are researchers in this project.

Carlos Prado

November 28, 2018

UTSA’s chemistry department has made discoveries that could potentially change manufactures’ production of plastics and petroleum. Over 90 percent of the everyday products people use have a form of plastic in them. Plastic is made from oil deep underground that has been sitting for billions of ye...