Patents by Inventor Erik Pitoniak

Erik Pitoniak has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20060096926
    Abstract: A method for removing mercury from a fluid stream includes the steps of providing a porous composite material comprising a substrate and a plurality of catalyst and/or photocatalyst particles, and contacting substrate with a fluid stream. The porous composite material adsorbs and/or then oxidizes or reduces metallic species including elemental mercury. A fossil fuel fired power plant can include an emission control device comprising the porous composite material to filter flue gas emissions into the environment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 5, 2004
    Publication date: May 11, 2006
    Inventors: David Mazyck, Chang-Yu Wu, Erik Pitoniak, Kevin Powers, Danielle Londeree