Yusuf G. Adewuyi


DepartmentChemical, Biological and Bio Engineering



Emailadewuyi@ncat.edu; adewuyi.yusuf@gmail.com


OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 317

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Yusuf G. Adewuyi


Ph D: Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Iowa, 1985

MS: Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Iowa, 1980

BS: Chemical Engineering, Ohio University, 1978

Research Interests

Investigation of emerging areas of energy and environment, including catalysis, environmental reaction engineering; sustainable chemistry and engineering, synthesis of nanoscale materials for energy and environmental applications; sonochemistry, cavitation engineering, and advanced oxidation processes for water treatment and air pollution control; chemistry and kinetics of NOx, SO2 and Hg removal; cost estimation of advanced water and wastewater treatment processes; biofuels and synthesis and biomass conversion to chemicals and fuels; and fuels desulfurization and natural gas upgrading.

Recent Publications

Adewuyi, Yusuf  (2018).  Intensification of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose Using High-Frequency Ultrasound.  In A. Gorak, A. Stankiewicz,  Intensification of Bio-Based Processes  (Chapter 8,  pp. 166-187).  Royal Chemical Society.

Adewuyi, Yusuf  Sakyi, Nana  Khan, M.  (2018).  Simultaneous Removal of NO and SO2 from Flue Gas by Combined heat and Fe2+ Activated Aqueous Persulfate Solutions..  (193,  pp. 1216-1225).  Chemosphere/Elsevier.

Xu, Wen  Adewuyi, Yusuf  Liu, Yangxian  (2018).  Removal of Elemental Mercury from Flue Gas using CuOx and CeO2 Modified Rice Straw Chars Enhanced by Ultrasound..  (170,  pp. 21-31).  Fuel Processing Technology/Elsevier.

Khan, M.  Adewuyi, Yusuf  (2017).  High Pressure Reactive Distillation Simulation for the Esterification of Pyrolysis Bio-oil..  (1,  pp. 73-85).  Process Engineering Journal/LGE.

Liu, Yangxian  Adewuyi, Yusuf  (2016).  A Review on Removal of Elemental Mercury from Flue Gas Using Advanced Oxidation Processes: Chemistry and Process.  (6,  112,  pp. 199-250).  Chemical Engineering Research and Design.

Adewuyi, Yusuf  Khan, M.   (2016).  Removal of Nitric Oxide (NO) by Combined Aqueous Persulfate and Ferrous-EDTA Systems: Effects of Persulfate and EDTA Concentrations, temperature, pH and SO2..  (304,  pp. 793-807).  Chemical Engineering Journal.