CREST Bioenergy Center Publications

Thrust-1 Publications

2019 Publications

Eshun, J., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A. Characterization of the physicochemical and structural evolution of biomass particles during combined pyrolysis and CO2 gasification. Journal of the Energy Institute 92 (2019) 82-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joei.2017.11.003

2018 Publications

Samieadel, A., Schimmel, K. & Fini, E.H. “Comparative life cycle assessment (LCA) of bio-modified binder and conventional asphalt binder,” Journal Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, (2018)20 (1): 191-200. ISSN: 1618-954X (Print) 1618-9558 (Online)

Ansah, E., Wang, L.J., Zhang, B., and Shahbazi, A. Catalytic pyrolysis of raw and hydrothermally carbonized Chlamydomonas debaryana Microalgae for denitrogenation and production of aromatic hydrocarbons. Fuel, (2018), 228: 234-242. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.04.163

Li, R., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J., Zhang, B., Chung, C.C., Dayton, D. and Yuan, Q. Nanostrcutured molybdenum carbide on biochar for CO2 reforming of CH4. Fuel (2018) 225, 403-410https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.03.179

Amini, H., Wang, L.J., Hashemisohi, A., Shahbazi, A., Bikdash, M., KC, D. and Yuan, W. An integrated growth kinetics and computational fluid dynamics model for the analysis of algal productivity in open raceway ponds. Computer and Electronics in Agriculture, (2018) 145: 363-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.01.010

Ahmed, T., Xiu, S., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A. Investigation of Ni/Fe/Mg Zeolite-Supported Catalysts in Steam Reforming of Biomass Tar and Toluene as a Model Compound. Fuel, (2018) 211:566-571. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.09.051

Wang, L.J., Zhang, B. and Joseph, G. Chapter 13 Biogas production and quality control, In: Konur O. (editor), Bioenergy and Biofuels, (2018), Chapter 13, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, pp.357-38

Hashemisohi, A., Wang, L.J., and Shahbazi, A. Dense Discrete Phase Model Coupled with Kinetic Theory of Granular Flow to Improve Predictions of Bubbling Fluidized Bed Hydrodynamics. KONA Powder and Particle Journal. (2018). https://doi.org/10.14356/kona.2019017

Chen, J., Wang, J.L., B. Zhang, Li, R., and Shahbazi, A. (2017) Hydrothermal Liquefaction Enhanced by Various Chemicals as a Means of Sustainable Dairy Manure Treatment. Sustainability 10 (1) 230, (2018). 10 (1) 230. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10010230

Kurkalova, Lyubov, Tran, Dat Q. Impact of Stover Collection on Iowa Land Use Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature (2018) Li, A. Monti (eds.), Land Allocation for Biomass Crops, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-74536-7_8

2017 Publications

Zhang, B., Wang, L. J., and Li, R. Bioconversion and chemical conversion of biogas for fuel production. Handbook of Biotechnology for Renewable Fuels: Technology Assessment, Emerging Industrial Applications, and Future Outlooks, (2017) M. Hosseini, ed., Elsevier, Netherlands

Rafati, M., Wang, LJ, Dayton, DC, Schimmel, K., Kabadi, V, Shahbazi, A. Techno-economic analysis of production of biofuels via biomass gasification and Fischer-Tropsch synthesis: the effects of the choice of Fischer-Tropsch catalyst and natural gas co-feeding. Energy Conversion and Management (2017) 133, 153-166 DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2016.11.051

2016 Publications

Abolhasan Hashemisohi. Numerical and experimental investigation of hydrodynamics and light transfer in open raceway ponds at various algal cell concentrations and medium depths. Chemical Engineering Science (2016) 156: 11-13.

Ansah, E., Wang, L.J., and Shahbazi, A. Thermogravimetric and calorimetric characteristics during co-pyrolysis of municipal solid waste components. Waste Management, (2016) 56:196. doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2016.06.015

Li, R., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J., Zhang, B., Hung, A., Dayton, D. Graphite encapsulated molybdenum carbide core/shell nanocomposite for highly selective conversion of guaiacol to phenolic compounds in methanol. Applied Catalysis A: General (2016) 528: 123-130

Li, R., Zhang, B., Xiu, S., Wang, H., Boakye Boaten, N.A., Holmes, B.M., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A. Characteristics of pine gasification ash and its effects on Chlamydomonas debaryana growth. BioResources (2016) 11(1): 1919-1929

2015 Publications

Ansah E., Eshun, J., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A. and Reddy, G.B. 2015. Experimental study of MSW pyrolysis in a fixed bed reactor, In: Uzochukwu, G.A., Schimmel, K., Kabadi, V., Chang, S.Y., Pinder, T., and Ibrahim, S.A. (editors), Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Technology, New York: Springer, pp. 223-231

Rafati, M., Hashemisohi, A., Wang, L.J. and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Sequential modular simulation of hydrodynamics and reaction kinetics in a biomass bubbling fluidized bed gasifier using Aspen Plus. Energy & Fuels. 29(12): 8261-8272

Rafati, M., Wang, L.J. and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Effect of silica and alumina promoters on co-precipitated Fe-Cu-k based catalysts for the enhancement of CO2 utilization during Fisher-Tropsch synthesis. Journal of CO2 Utilization. 12: 34-42

Wang, L.J., Agyemang, S.A., Amini, H., and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Mathematical modeling in bioenergy production. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 43: 530-544

Wang, H., Wang, L.J., and Shahbazi, A. 2015. Life cycle assessment of fast pyrolysis of municipal solid waste. Journal of Cleaner Production, 87:511-519

2014 Publications

Nan, W., Krishna, C.R., Kim, T.J., Wang, L.J., and Mahajan, D. 2014(June). Catalytic upgrading of switchgrass-derived pyrolysis oil using supported ruthenium and rhodium catalysts. Energy & Fuels, 28: 4588-4595

Cheng, D., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A., Xiu, S. and Zhang, B. 2014 (September). Catalytic cracking of crude bio-oil from glycerol-assisted liquefaction of swine manure. Energy Conversion and Management, 87: 378-384

Wang, L.J., Agyemang, S.A. and Shahbazi, A. 2014 (April). Chapter 3 Mathematical modeling in biomass and bioenergy systems in: Wang, L.J. (editor), Sustainable Bioenergy Production, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, pp.67-97

Thrust II and III Publications

2019 Publications

Abrokwah, Richard Y.; Dade, William; Owen, Sri Lanka; Deshmane, Vishwanath; Rahman Mahbubur, and Kuila, Debasish. Effects of Mesoporous Supports and Metals on Steam Reforming of Alcohols. Fuel Processing and Energy Utilization (2019):chapter .6: 93-108. http://dx.doi.org/10.1201/9780429489594-6

Zhang, L. J., and Li, R. Bioconversion and chemical conversion of biogas for fuel production. Advanced Bioprocessing for Alternative Fuels, Biobased Chemicals, and Bioproducts (2019) Chapter 10: 187-205). https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-817941-3.00010-3

Rahman, M.M. Islam, M.S., Rahman, M.A., Tun, H., Deshmane, V., Hossain, T., and Ilias, S. Evaluation and characterization of Pd-Ag composite membrane fabricated by surfactant induced electroless plating (SIEP) for hydrogen separation, Separation Science and Technology (2019) https://doi.org/10.1080/01496395.2019.1576734

Sultana, K., Worku, D., Hossain, M., Ilias, S., Synthesis of Graphitic Mesoporous Carbon from Metal Impregnated Silica Template for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Fuel Cells (2019) https://doi.org/10.1002/fuce.201800034

2018 Publications

Bastakoti, B.P., Guragain, S., Perez-Mercader, J., Direct Synthesis of Polymer Vesicles on the Hundred-Nanometer-and-Beyond Scale Using Chemical Oscillations, Chemistry: A European Journal, (2018) 24, 10621-10624. https://doi.org/10.1002/chem.201801633

Guragain, S., Torad, N.L., Alghamdi, Y.G., Alshehri, A.A., Kim, J., Bastakoti, B.P., Yamauchi, Y. Synthesis of nanoporous calcium carbonate spheres using double hydrophilic block copolymer poly (acrylic acid-b-N-isopropylacrylamide), Materials Letters, (2018) 230, 143-147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.07.060

Okoli, Celest; Kuttiyie, Kurian A.; Sasaki, Kotaro; Su, Dong; Kuila, Debasish; Mahajan, Devinder and Adzic, R. Radoslav, R. Highly Dispersed Carbon Supported PdNiMo Core with Pt Monolayer Shell Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, (2018) 165 (15) J3295-J3300. https://doi.org/10.1149/08512.0067ecst

2016 Publications

Gyawali S., Soto F.A., Godara S., and Mainardi D.S., “In Search of Initial Predictors of Fischer-Tropsch Catalytic Activity”, IEEE Transactions-Nanotechnology, (2016)15 (5):738-745

K. Sultana, D. Worku, V. Deshmane and S. Ilias, Multi-Metallic Nano-Catalyst Supported on PyPBI Wrapped Carbon for Membrane Electrode Assembly of PEM Fuel Cell, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Nov 13-18, 2016. Paper No 617ei, page 236

D. Worku, K. Sultana, V. Deshmane and S. Ilias, A Novel Method for Synthesis of Pt/M-OMC Catalyst for PEM Fuel Cell Application, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Nov 13-18, 2016. Paper No 617eh, page 236

E. Ogbole, J. Lou, S. Ilias and V. Deshmane, Influence of Surface-Treated SiO2 on the Transport Behavior of O2 and N2 through Polydimethylsiloxane Nanocomposite Membrane, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Nov 13-18, 2016. Paper No 646eh, page 246

Li, R., Shahbazi, A., Wang, L.J., Zhang, B., Hung, A., Dayton, D. Graphite encapsulated molybdenum carbide core/shell nanocomposite for highly selective conversion of guaiacol to phenolic compounds in methanol. Applied Catalysis A: General, (2016) 528: 123-130

R. Abrokwah, V. Deshmane and D. Kuila. Comparative Performance of M-MCM-41 (M: Cu, Co, Ni, Pd, Zn and Sn) Catalysts for Steam Reforming of Methanol. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, (2016)425:10-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2016.09.019

2015 Publications

V. Deshmane, S. Owen, R. Abrokwah, D. Kuila Mesoporous Nanocrystalline TiO2 Supported Metal (Cu, Co, Ni, Pd, Zn, and Sn) Catalysts: Effect of Metal-Support Interactions on Steam Reforming of Methanol. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, (2015), 408, 202-213

V. Deshmane, R. Abrokwah, D. Kuila. Synthesis of stable Cu-MCM-41 nanocatalysts for H2 production with high selectivity via steam reforming of methanol. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2015). 40(33), 10439-10452

R. Abrokwah R., V. Deshmane, S. Owen and D. Kuila, Cu-Ni Nanocatalysts in Mesoporous MCM-41 and TiO2 to Produce Hydrogen for Fuel Cells via Steam Reforming Reactions. Advanced Material Research,(2015), 1096, 161-168

Islam S., Deshmane V., and Ilias S. Thermal Stability Study of Pd-composite H2-Separation Membrane Fabricated by Surfactant Induced Electroless Plating (SIEP). Accepted for Separation Science & Technology, (2015) (LSST-2015-8963)

Deshmane V., Abrokwah R. and Kuila D. Synthesis of High Stability Nanostructured Cu-MCM-41 Catalysts for the Selective Production H2 via Steam Reforming of Methanol. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2015) 40 (33), 10439-10452

Deshmane V., Owen, S., Abrokwah R. and Kuila D. Mesoporous Nanocrystalline TiO2 Supported Metal (Cu, Co, Ni, Pd, Zn, and Sn) Catalysts: Effect of Metal-Support Interactions on Steam Reforming of Methanol. Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, (2015) 408: 202-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molcata.2015.07.023

Gyawali S., Soto F.A., Godara S., and Mainardi D.S., “Nano-Engineered Materials for Fischer-Tropsch Catalysis”, 15th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology, (2015) DOI: 10.1109/NANO.2015.7388703

2014 Publications

Tong-He Zhu; Si-Hao Chen; Jianzhong Lou; Ji-Hu Wang; Shan-Zhong Xu, “Preparation and separation performance of silicone-based composite membrane for oxygen enrichment”, Xiandai Huagong/Modern Chemical Industry. (2014); 34(5):89-92

Chuanrong Liu; Sihao Chen; Yulin Zheng; Yushuang Chen; Qiujie Yang; Chao Zhou; Tonghe Zhu; Jianzhong Lou, “Chitosan composite sponge material optimization using response surface methodology”, Chemical Industry and Engineering Progress, (2014):02

S. Mehta S., V. Deshmane, S. Zhao and D. Kuila. Comparative Studies of Silica Encapsulated Fe, Co and Ru Nanocatalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis in Si-Microchannel Microreactors. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, (2014), 53, 16245-16253

Conference Proceedings

2019 Conference Proceedings

Kuila, Debasish (2019) Nanocatalysts for Conversion of Syngas into Hydrocarbons in Silicon and Stainless Steel Microchannel Microreactors” Catalysis and Chemical Engineering Conference - Houston, TX

Shahbazi, Abolghasem (2019) “Biomass gasification, pyrolysis, and Fischer Tropsch Synthesis” HBCU-UP/CREST PI/PD Meeting, Washington, D.C.

Sultana, K., Kuila, D. and Ilias, S. (2019) “Catalytic Graphitization of Mesoporous Carbon by Transition Metals for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application” 3rd International Conference on Catalysis and Chemical Engineering Conference, Houston, TX

Mohammad, Nafeezuddin (2019) “Comparative Studies of Cobalt-Based Bi-Metallic Nanocatalysts for Fischer Tropsch Synthesis in 3-D Printed Stainless Steel Microreactor” Catalysis and Chemical Engineering Conference (2019) Houston, TX

2018 Conference Proceedings

Jasper, M., Shahbazi, A., Schimmel, K., Wang, L. (2018) “Techno-Economic Analysis of Simultaneous Biomass Gasification and Syngas Upgrading Via Chemical Looping Technology. AIChE Annual Meeting -Pittsburg, PA

Ogbole, E., Lou, J. and Ilias, S. (2018). “Enhancement of Gas Separation Performance of Membrane by Low Temperature Operation”, Twentieth Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications (2018), Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Kuila, Debasish (2018) “Nanocatalysts Development for Biomass Conversion into Fuels” University of Akron, Akron OH

Kuila, Debasish (2018)” Nanocatalysts for conversion of biomass into fuels using microchannel-microreactor and Tubular Reactor” Gordon Conference, Manchester RI

Kuila, D., Mohammad, N., Ntow, E, Jennings, T., Boyd-Stevens, R., Abrokwah, R., Rahman, M., Deshmane, D., Hossain, T (2018) “Nanocatalysts for conversion of biomass into fuels using microchannel-microreactor and tubular reactor” GRC Green Conference on Chemistry, Barcelona Spain

2017 Conference Proceedings

Muriungi, B., Hashemisohi, A., Wang, L.J. and Shahbazi, A. (2017). Chemical looping gasification (CLG) of biomass using a novel bimetallic (copper-ferrite) oxygen carrier. AIChE Annual International Meeting

Hashemisohi, A., Shahbazi, A. and Wang, L.J. (2017). Effects of wall boundary conditions on 3D simulation of pseudo two dimensional fluidized beds using dense discrete phase model (DDPM). AIChE Annual International Meeting,

Wang, L.J. (2017). Lignocellulosic biomass and agricultural wastes-based biorefineries for a resilient food, energy and water nexus (invited seminar). School of Chemical Engineering & Energy, Zhengzhou University, China

Ogbole, J. Lou and S. Ilias, (2017), “The Effects of SiO2 and Zeolite 4A/SiO2 on the Transport Behavior of CO2 and CH4 Through Polydimethylsiloxane Nanocomposite Membranes,” (Abstract ID# 494225), AIChE Annual Meeting

K.N. Sultana, D. Worku, Md. Tashfin Zayed Hossain and S. Ilias, (2017),” Transition Metal Modified Graphitic Mesoporous Carbon for PEMFC Application,” (Abstract ID# 501059), AIChE Annual Meeting

Mantripragada, T. Hossain, K. Sultana, J. Lou and S. Ilias, (2017), “Graphene-Oxide/Poly-benzimidazole Nanocomposite Membrane for High Temperature Fuel Cell Application”, (Abstract ID# 499826), AIChE Annual Meeting

Choudry, T. Hossain, V. Deshmane, K. Sultana, H. Tun, M.S. Islam, M.A. Islam, and S.Ilias, (2017).“Palladium-alloy Composite Membranes for Hydrogen Separations in Fuel Reforming and Processing,” Proc. 5th International Conference on Chemical Engineering (ICChE), pp 281-288

Sumegha Godara, Suraj Gyawali, and Daniela Mainardi. (2017) "Elucidation of initial predictor performance in 55-atom transition metal clusters for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis”, Louisiana Academy of Science

Sumegha Godara, Suraj Gyawali, and Daniela Mainardi. (2017) "Predictor of Fischer-Tropsch Catalyst Performance for 55-Atom Metal Clusters”, AICHE Spring Meeting

Anton Pylypenko, Yevgenii Rastigejev, Lijun Wang, Abolghasem Shahbazi (2017), Experimental and numerical study of cold gas-solid flow regimes in a fluidized bed gasifier, ASME Power and Energy Conference, Charlotte, NC

2016 Conference Proceedings

John Eshun (2016). Influence of biochar supported metal catalysts on the reaction kinetics of biomass CO2 gasification. Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Abolhasan Hashemisohi (2016) Hybrid Lagrangian-Eulerian Simulation of Biomass Gasification in Bubbling Fluidized Bed Reactor, Industrial Application of Computational and Numerical Approaches to Particle Flow, AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA

V. Deshmane, R. Abrokwah, S. Al-Salihi, W. Dade, D. Kuila (2016). Glycerol Steam Reforming for Hydrogen Production over CoxNiy-MCM-41 and CoxNiy-SBA-15 Catalysts. AICHe Annual Meeting. San Francisco, Ca.

D. Kuila, A. Parveen, D. Mills (2016). Porous Silicon Substances Support Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal stem cells. CHEMCON 2016. Dubai, India

D. Kuila, R. Abrokwah, S. Owen, V. Deshmane (2016). Comparative Performance Evaluation of Mesoporous Ti02 and Sio2 (MCM-41) supported Cu, Co, Ni, Pd, Sn and Zn catalysts for hydrogen production. CHEMON 2016. Dubai, India

Debasish Kuila (2017). Effect of Mesoporous Catalysts-Supports and Metals on Hydrogen Production via Steam Reforming of Alcohols. CCE Conference, Baltimore, MD

Sumegha Godara and Daniela Mainardi (2016). "Performance of transition metal catalysts based on initial predictor for Fischer-Tropsch reaction”, AICHE Annual Meeting

K. Sultana, A. Fadhel, V. Deshmane, S. Ilias; (2016) Novel Method for Synthesis of Electrocatalyst via Catalytic Graphitization of Ordered Mesoporous Carbon for PEMFC Application, 19th Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications, Gatlinburg, TN

E. Ogbole, V. Deshmane, S. Ilias and J. Lou; (2016) Influence of SiO2 on the Transport Behavior of O2, N2, CO2 and CH4 Through Polydimethylsiloxane Nanocomposite Membrane, 19th Symposium on Separation Science and Technology for Energy Applications, Gatlinburg, TN

Talal Ahmed (2016). Investigation of Nickel supported catalysts in steam reforming of tar using simulated toluene as a model compound in Hot-gas clean-up of Syngas, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Abolhasan Hashemisohi (2016). Hybrid Lagrangian-Eulerian Simulation of a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Gasifier,Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Eboni Hobley (2016). Molecular Dynamic Simulations for Equilibrium Properties of Iα and Iβ CelluloseSymposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Michael Taft (2016). A Comprehensive Investigation of the Adsorption of Copper to Anatase and Rutile TiO2 Surfaces: A DFT Study, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Rui Li (2016). Syngas Production by Dry Reforming of Biogas over Biochar Supported Molybdenum Carbides,Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Matthew Lopez (2016). Glycerol Steam Reforming for Hydrogen Production over MCM-41 and SBA-15 Supported Co and Ni catalysts, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Timothy Davis (2016). Ru Promoted Mono-and Bi-metallic Fe-Cu, Fe-Co and Cu-Co Nano-catalysts, coated in Microchannel Si- Microreactor for Biosyngas Conversion to fuels.Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Dereje Worku & Khondker Sultana (2016). Synthesis of Pt/mOMC catalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cell application, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Emmanuel Ogbole & Tayyiaba Choundry (2016). Influence of SiO2 on the Transport Behavior of O2, N2, CO2 and CH4 through Polydimethylsiloxane Nanocomposite Membrane symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Anton Pylypenko (2016). Reduced and Full Order Modeling of Multiphase Flows, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

Shobha Mantripragada (2016). Preparation of Pyridine based PBI membrane and its application in Fuel Cell, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased. Chapel Hill, NC

2014 Conference Proceedings

Sultana K., Fadhel A., Deshmane V., Kuila D. and Ilias S., Synthesis, Development & Characterization of Cobalt Modified Ordered Mesoporous Carbon for PEM Fuel Cell. International Conference on Chemical Engineering (ICChE2014), Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2014

Book chapters

Wang, L.J., Zhang, B. and Joseph, G. 2018. Chapter 13 Biogas production and quality control, In: Konur O. (editor), Bioenergy and Biofuels, CRC Press, PP.357-385

Zhang, B., Wang, L. J., and Li, R. 2017. Bioconversion and chemical conversion of biogas for fuel production. Handbook of Biotechnology for Renewable Fuels: Technology Assessment, Emerging Industrial Applications, and Future Outlooks, M. Hosseini, ed., Elsevier, Netherlands

Ansah E., Eshun, J., Wang, L.J., Shahbazi, A. and Reddy, G.B. 2015. Experimental study of MSW pyrolysis in a fixed bed reactor, In: Uzochukwu, G.A., Schimmel, K., Kabadi, V., Chang, S.Y., Pinder, T., and Ibrahim, S.A. (editors), Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Technology, New York: Springer, pp. 223-231

Wang, L.J., Agyemang, S.A. and Shahbazi, A. 2014 (April). Chapter 3 Mathematical modeling in biomass and bioenergy systems in: Wang, L.J. (editor), Sustainable Bioenergy Production, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis, pp.67-97

Advisory Board Meeting hosted by CREST Center for Bioenergy, Research Triangle Park, NC

Poster Presentations

2018 Poster Presentation

Advisory Board Meeting hosted by CREST Center for Bioenergy-NC A&T campus, Greensboro, NC

Micah Jasper - Energy & Environmental Systems (Ph.D.)

Technical and Environmental Analysis of Biomass Gasification with Chemical Looping Syngas Upgrading

Hasan Hashemisohi - Computational Science and Engineering (Ph.D.)

Effects of heat transfer and bubbles on syngas quality produced during biomass gasification process in the fluidized bed

Eboni Hobley - Computational Science and Engineering (Ph.D.)

Atomistic Modeling of Glucose Molecules Using Molecular Dynamics Methods

Nafeezuddin Mohammad - Nanoengineering (Ph.D.)

Cobalt-based Nanocatalysts for Conversion of Syngas to Hydrocarbons in Mircochannel Microreactors

Robert Stevens-Boyd - Nanoengineering (M.S.)

Mesoporous Bi-Metallic Oxides for Catalysis of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis for Sustainable Fuel Production

Tamerick Barbour – Chemistry (M.S.)

Steam Reforming of Glycerol using Ni-Cr- CeO2 - SBA-15 Catalyst.

Meric Arslan - Energy & Environmental Systems (Ph.D.)

Synthesis of Core-Shell Nanocatalysts for Fischer Tropsch Synthesis in Microchannel Microreactors

Alexis McGill - Chemical Engineering (M.S.)

Achieving Higher Selectivity for Polydimethylsiloxane Polymer Membranes

Eric Appah -Energy & Environmental Systems (M.S.)

Performance of Pd-Ag H2-selective Membrane Fabricated by Surfactant Induced Electroless Plating via a Novel Substrate Surface Sensitization and Activation Technique

Khondker Sultana - Nano Engineering graduated 6/2018 (Ph.D.)

Bimetal Catalysts for Graphitization of Mesoporous Carbon for PEMFC Electrode

2016 Poster Presentations

Talal Ahmed – Nanoengineering (PhD.)

Investigation of Nickel supported catalysts in steam reforming of tar using simulated toluene as a model compound in Hot-gas clean-up of Syngas

Abolhasan Hashemisohi – Computational Science and Engineering (PhD.)

Hybrid Lagrangian-Eulerian Simulation of a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Gasifier

John Eshun – Energy & Environmental Systems (PhD.)

Investigation of the Physicochemical Evolution and Reaction Kinetics during Biomass Pyrolysis and Gasification

Eboni Hobley – Computational Science and Engineering (PhD.)

Molecular Dynamic Simulations for Equilibrium Properties of Iα and Iβ Cellulose

Michael Taft – Chemical Engineering (MS)

A Comprehensive Investigation of the Adsorption of Copper to Anatase and Rutile TiO2 Surfaces: A DFT Study

Matthew Lopez – Chemistry (PSM)

Glycerol Steam Reforming for Hydrogen Production over MCM-41 and SBA-15 Supported Co and Ni catalysts

Timothy Davis – Chemistry (MS)

Ru Promoted Mono-and Bi-metallic Fe-Cu, Fe-Co and Cu-Co Nano-catalysts, coated in Microchannel Si- Microreactor for Biosyngas Conversion to fuels

Dereje Worku & Khondker Sultana –Nanoengineering (PhD.)

Synthesis of Pt/mOMC catalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cell application

Emmanuel Ogbole & Tayyiaba Choundry – Energy & Environmental Systems (PhD.), Chemical Engineering (MS)

Influence of SiO2 on the Transport Behavior of O2, N2, CO2 and CH4 through Polydimethylsiloxane Nanocomposite Membrane

Anton Pylypenko - Postdoc

Reduced and Full Order Modeling of Multiphase Flows

Shobha Mantripragada – Chemical Engineering (MS)

Preparation of Pyridine based PBI membrane and its application in Fuel Cell

Inventions

Ogbole, J. Lou and S. Ilias, Invention Disclosure, “Oxygen and Nitrogen Permeability Through CO2-treated PDMS membrane.” North Carolina A&T State University, Ref: EN0110 0518 (May 11, 2018)