Yusuf G. Adewuyi

TitleProfessor

DepartmentChemical, Biological and Bio Engineering

Phone336-285-3651

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

Websitehttp://scholar.google.com/citations?

OfficeMcNair Hall
Room: 317

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Yusuf G. Adewuyi

Education

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

Liu,  Ziyang  Adewuyi,  Yusuf  Shi,  Shuo  Chen,  Hui  Li,  Ying  Liu,  Dongjink  Liu,  Yangxian  ( 2019).  Removal of Gaseous Elemental Mercury by Novel Seaweed Biomass-based Activated Carbon.  ( https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.02.025,  ).   Chemical Engineering Journal/Elsevier.

Yang,  Wei  Adewuyi,  Yusuf  Hussain,  Arshad  Liu,  Yangxian  ( 2018).  Recent Developments on Gas-Solid Heterogeneous Oxidation Removal of Elemental Mercury from Flue Gas..    Environmental Chemistry Letters/Springer.

Adewuyi,  Yusuf  Khan,  M.  ( 2018).  Simultaneous NO and SO2 Removal by Aqueous Persulfate Activated by Combined Heat and Fe2+: Experimental and Kinetic-Mass Transfer Model Studies..  ( World Congress of Chemical Engineering, WCCE10 Special Issue,  pp. 1-16 https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-018-2453-9).   Environmental Science and Pollution Research/Springer.

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..  ( https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuproc.2017.10.017,  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.

Adewuyi,  Yusuf  Khan,  Md  ( 2016).  Removal of Nitric Oxide (NO) by Combined Aqueous Persulfate and Ferrous-EDTA Systems: Effects of Persulfate and EDTA Concentrations, temperature, pH and SO2..  ( CEJ-D-16-01007,  pp. 793-807).   Chemical Engineering Journal/Elsevier.

Adewuyi,  Yusuf  Deshmane,  Vishwanath  ( 2015).  Intensification of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose Using High Frequency Ultrasound..  ( 20,  pp. 4998-5006).   Energy & Fuels/ACS.