Process Intensification Group

 

School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials [CEAM]

Newcastle University, UK

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        Prof Adam Harvey

 

               MEng (Cantab)

               PhD (Edinb)

 

         Professor of Process Intensification

     
 

Research

1. Oscillatory Baffled Reactors

1. Mesoscale OBRs for process development

2. OBRs for biological processes

3. OBRs for Crystallization

 

2. Biofuels & Biorefining

1. Biodiesel

2. Bioethanol

3. Biobutanol

4. Vegetable Oil Cracking

5. Algal biofuels

 

3. Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)  

1. Oscillatory flows

2. Combustion flames

 

4. Catalysis

1. PhD research:   reactions of sulphurous gases on automobile catalytic converters

2. Solid catalysts for the biodiesel reaction

3. Cracking catalysts, to convert vegetable oils directly to methyl esters (biodiesel)

 

5. Thermal Management

1. Gaining Value from Low-grade Waste Heat: development of an Expert System

 

Awards

1. IChemE 2002 Junior Moulton Medal for "A Mixing-Based Design Methodology for Oscillatory Flow Reactors"

2. IChemE 2008 Broughton Medal for book, "Process Intensification. Engineering for Efficiency, Sustainabilty and Flexibility"

 

 

 

Publications

1. Books

 Harvey AP, Reay DA & Ramshaw C, "Process Intensification. Engineering for Efficiency, Sustainabilty and Flexibility" Elsevier 978-0-7506-8941-0

 

2. Journals: please find in the list for publications

 

Contact details

 

Email: adam.harvey@ncl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 191 208 7268

Fax: +44 191 208 5292

 

 

 

 


Last modified: 22-Aug-2014