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  Prof Adam Harvey
MEng (University of Cambridge)
PhD (University of Edinburgh)

Professor of Process Intensification
 
       
 

Research Interests

Oscillatory Baffled Reactors

1. Mesoscale OBRs for process development (imine synthesis, biodiesel, terpene epoxidation)

2. OBRs for biological processes

3. OBRs for Crystallization

 

Biofuels & Biorefining

1. Biodiesel

2. Bioethanol

3. Biobutanol

4. Vegetable Oil Cracking

5. Algal biofuels

 

Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)  

1. Oscillatory flows

2. Combustion flames

 

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)

 

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, Sustainability and Flexibility. Elsevier 978-0-7506-8941-0"

Boodhoo KVK, Harvey AP, Process Intensification for Green Chemistry. Wiley 978-0-470-97267-0

 

2. Journals:

A full list of publications can be found here.

 

Contact details

Email: adam.harvey@ncl.ac.uk

Tel: +44 191 208 7268

Fax: +44 191 208 5292

 

 

 

 Last modified: 18-Nov-2016