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  Upcoming Events  
 
Tues
20th
June 2017
  34th Heat Exchanger Action Group (HEXAG) Meeting
School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Merz Court, Room L101
Further information available here.
     
Wed
21st
June 2017
  25th Process Intensification Network (PIN) Meeting
School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, Merz Court, Room L101
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  PIG Seminar Programme

 
  Click here for a list of upcoming seminars.

 

Date

Time

Venue

Speaker

Title

2017
16 June 12:00 Buttery Faisal Saleem Non Thermal Plasma Assisted Hydrocracking of Tar Analogue in Dielectric Barrier Discharge Reactor
09 June 12:00 Buttery Dr Ahmad Mustaffar IbD: Twin Screw Granulator for use in the pharmaceuticals industry
02 June 12:00 Buttery Ahmed Al-Hatrooshi Marine Waste Biorefinery
26 May All Day Research Beehive Various 2017 PGR Student Conference

Featured talks from 2nd and 3rd year research students and posters from 1st year research students
19 May 12:00 Buttery Abbas Umar CO2 mitigation using algae bio-composite
12 May 12:00 Buttery David Okot Briquetting of waste biomass for pyrolysis
05 May 12:00 Buttery Luma Al-Saadi Use of 4-Dodecylbenzenesulfonic Acid (DBSA) Catalyst on the Methanolysis of the Rapeseed oil in Meso- Integral Baffled Reactor
28 Apr 12:00 Buttery Phuet Prasertcharoensuk Gasification of waste wood for hydrogen production
21 Apr 12:00 Buttery Safaa Ahmed Mass Transfer Enhancement as a Function of the OBR's Design
07 Apr 12:00 Buttery Dr Greg Mutch Carbon Capture and Storage: Investigating Surface Chemistry by in-situ Vibrational Spectroscopy
24 Mar 12:00 Buttery Mohamad Gunam Resul Intensification of Terpenes Epoxidation
17 Mar 12:00 Buttery Dr Valentine Eze Biodiesel from Waste Cooking Oil
10 Mar 12:00 Buttery Sahr Sana Solvent-antisolvent precipitation of starch nanoparticles in a spinning disc reactor
03 Mar 12:00 Buttery Akeem Babatunde Reactive Coupling of Rapeseed for Production of Biodiesel and Polyglycerol
24 Feb 12:00 Buttery Laura Diaz Silvarrey Conventional, catalytic and non-thermal assisted pyrolysis of waste high density polyethylene (HDPE)
17 Feb 12:00 Buttery Jonathan Harris Plasma Initiated Upgrading: Investigating non-thermal plasma assisted upgrading of bio-oil model compounds
10 Feb 12:00 Buttery Jonathan McDonough Characterisation of fluidic oscillators and their applications in process intensification
3 Feb 12:00 Buttery Dr Richard Law Heat Transfer in OBRs and Potential Heat Exchanger Applications
27 Jan 12:00 Buttery Aumber Abbas
Ibrahim Mohammed
Short introductions to PhD Projects
13 Jan 12:00 Buttery Ha Phan
James Hockaday
Short introductions to PhD Projects
2016
9 Dec 12:00 Buttery Dr Haoyu Wang IbD: Solids Handling in Taylor-Couette Reactors
2 Dec 12:00 Buttery Toluwanimi Kolawole Pilot-scale post-combustion CO2 capture using a rotating packed bed: Mass transfer studies and CO2-loading analysis method development
18 Nov 12:00 Buttery Dr Ana Lopez Sustainable Polymers: Process Intensification of Terpene Epoxidation (using microwave heating)
4 Nov 12:00 Buttery Abdul Rehman Cyclic carbonates synthesis from epoxides and CO2: Batch to Continuous
28 Oct 12:00 Buttery Dr Pierrot Attidekou Non Destructive Technique (NDT) for lithium ion battery (LiB) assessment
21 Oct 12:00 Buttery Xenia Christodoulou Economic and empirical investigation of bioelectrochemical systems for CO2 utilisation
14 Oct 12:00 Buttery Dr Brian Ray Synchrotron radiation used to probe a working reactor bed in-situ via X-Ray diffraction
07 Oct 12:00 Buttery Prof Glen McHale Liquid adventures with smart surfaces (more information here)
30 Sep 12:00 Buttery Dr Steven Wang Unexpected trapping of particles in stirred flow: dynamics and applications
Summer Break
15 July 12:00 Buttery Dr Oscar Andres Prado Rubio Process intensification through dynamic operation of membrane technology
08 July 12:00 Buttery Prof Javier Alzate Membrane technology aided process intensification
21 June All Day Research Beehive Various 24th Process Intensification Network (PIN) Meeting

Talks from PI group members:
-'Intensified by Design' - Overview of the IbD project and the case studies (Frans Muller and David Reay)
-Fluidisation - some concepts for carbon capture and power plant cooling water use minimisation (Vladimir Zivkovic)
-Preliminary results regarding membrane intensification using oscillatory flows (Takafumi Horie)
-Scale-up of oscillatory helically baffled OBRs (Safaa Ahmed)
20 June All Day Research Beehive Various 33rd HEXAG Meeting.

Talks from PI group members:
-Heat exchanger fouling prevention - learning from the Horizon 2020 'Intensified by Design' Project (David Reay)
-Heat pipes in an oscillatory baffled reactor (Jonathan McDonough)
-Enhancing the performance and thermal control of liquid-cooled heat sinks using oscillatory flows (Richard Law)
17 June 12:00 Buttery Jonathan McDonough A study of the flow structures generated by oscillating flows in a helically baffled tube
10 June 12:00 Buttery Malik Musthofa Non-catalytic cracking of rapeseed
3 June All Day Research Beehive Various 2016 PGR Conference

Featured
talks from 2nd and 3rd year research students and posters from 1st year research students
27 May 12:00 Buttery Jonathan McDonough Isothermalisation: passive temperature flattening of an exothermic reaction using a Heat Pipe Oscillatory Baffled Reactor (HPOBR)
13 May 12:00 Buttery Fernando Russo-Abegao
Valentine Eze
Richard Law
Short introductions to IfS grants
6 May 12:00 Buttery Teuku Mukhriza Plasma Fischer Tropsch Synthesis
22 Apr 12:00 Buttery Abbas Umar Using Sodium dodecylsulphate and Foam Column Separation to Remove Ciliates from Microalgae Culture
15 Apr 12:00 Buttery Valentine Eze Phyto-remediation approach for recovery of heavy metal (loids) from contaminated soil
08 Apr 12:00 Buttery Laura Diaz-Silvarrey Kinetic study of municipal plastic waste
01 Apr 12:00 Buttery Safaa Ahmed Scale-up of oscillatory helically baffled OBRs
18 Mar 12:00 Buttery Ruili Feng Continuous flow intensification of ortho-lithiation at ambient temperature
11 Mar 12:00 Buttery Dr Takafumi Horie Process intensification of a trickle bed reactor with Taylor (slug) flow
04 Mar 12:00 Buttery Prof David Reay Introduction to the "Intensified by Design" (IbD) project
26 Feb 12:00 Buttery Abdul Rehman Cycloaddition of carbon dioxide (CO2) to sustainable epoxides
19 Feb 12:00 Buttery Mohamad Gunam Resul Intensification of terpene epoxidation using meso-scale oscillatory baffled reactors
12 Feb 12:00 Buttery Ahmad Mustaffar  
05 Feb 12:00 Buttery Dr Kui Zhang Treatment of gasifier effluents with Non-Thermal Plasmas
29 Jan 12:00 Buttery Toluwanimi Kolawole Reactive absorption of CO2 in aqueous N,N-Diethylethanolamine (DEEA) solution using a stirred cell reactor
22 Jan 12:00 Buttery Muayad Al-Karawi Harvesting and Conversion to Fuel of Algal Biomass
15 Jan 12:00 Buttery Akeem Babatunde  
08 Jan 12:00 Buttery Various Introduction to new PhD students:
-Luma Al-Saadi
-Faisal Saleem
-Sahr Sana
-David Okot
-Phuet Prasertcharoensuk
2015
04 Dec 12:00 Buttery Ahmed Al Hatrooshi Marine waste biorefinery
27 Nov 12:00 Buttery Chukwuma Anyigor Gas hydrate based CO2 separation using a rotating system
20 Nov 12:00 Buttery Jonathan Harris Plasma assisted upgrading of pyrolysis oil
13 Nov 12:00 Buttery Xenia Christodoulou Biochemical Production from CO2 using Shewanella Oneidensis MR-1 as Catalyst in Bioelectrochemical Systems
06 Nov 12:00 Buttery Dr Ana Lopez Sustainable Polymers: Process Intensification of Epoxidation of Terpenes
30 Oct 12:00 Buttery Prof Michael Flickinger Can Biocomposite Materials Intensify the Reactivity of Living Cells as Biocatalysts?
23 Oct 12:00 Buttery Dr Fernando Russo Abegao MRI of Catalytic Reactors, Industrial Catalysis and Biorenewable Processes: My Research Journey
17 Jul 12:00 Buttery Teuku Mukhriza Plasma Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
10 Jul 12:00 Buttery Dr Daniela Lavric (Corning Microreactors) Corning Advanced Flow Reactors: Process Intensification at Work
03 Jul 12:00 Buttery Safaa Ahmed Scale-up of helically baffled OBRs
19 Jun 12:00 Buttery Jonathan McDonough Swirling flows in helically baffled meso-OBRs: CFD approach
12 Jun 12:00 Buttery Dr Richard Law Fluidic oscillators for intensified heat transfer and chemical reactors
29 May All day Research Beehive Various CEAM PGR Conference
22 May All day Research Beehive Various Process Intensification Network (PIN) annual meeting
15 May 12:00 Buttery Malik Musthofa FTIR analysis of the liquid products of thermal and catalytic treatment of rapeseed oil
01 May 12:00 Buttery Ahmad Mustaffar From CT scan to CFD analysis: Characterisation and flow analysis of a novel metal foam
24 Apr 12:00 Buttery Dr Jeet Varia Microbial electrochemical systems for metal recovery
17 Apr 12:00 Buttery Dr Kejun Wu Hydrodynamic study of single and two phase flow in an Advanced Flow Reactor
27 Mar 12:00 Buttery Auwal Aliyu Thermogravimetric analysis of Chlorella Vulgaris and Chlorella Vulgaris residue after lipid extraction
20 Mar 12:00 Buttery Jonathan McDonough Development of a Heat pipe OBR (preliminary results)
13 Mar 12:00 Buttery Xenia Christodoulou Bioelectrocatalysis
06 Mar 12:00 Buttery Lorenzo Turetta & Dr Somaieh Mohammadi Micromixing study in SDR
27 Feb 12:00 Buttery Dr Kui Zhang Non-thermal plasma assisted CO2 decomposition at low temperatures and ambient pressure
20 Feb 12:00 Buttery Dr Valentine Eze Nanoparticles from Biomass
13 Feb 12:00 Buttery Dr Pier Paolo Greco Sustainable Polymers
06 Feb 12:00 Buttery Yann Lecouturier TBC
30 Jan 12:00 Buttery Akeem Babatunde In-situ transesterification (title tbc)
23 Jan 12:00 Buttery Dr Jeet Varia My research career so far
16 Jan 12:00 Buttery Prof Adam Harvey Seminar series 2015 kick off
2014
28 Nov 12:00 Buttery Safaa Ahmed
Laura Diaz
Jonathan Harris
Short introductions to their PhD projects
07 Nov 12:00 Buttery Dr Daniel Frankel Introduction to CEAM 3D printer
31 Oct 12:00 Buttery Christophe Len (Nottingham University) Organic chemistry in water and other alternative technologies. See abstract here.
17 Oct 12:00 Buttery Harvey Arellano-Garcia (Bradford University) Model-based optimal experimental design: An approach to accelerating process development
10 Oct 12:00 Buttery Dr Mike Carroll Process automation and medical imaging
03 Oct 12:00 Buttery Somaieh Mohammadi Titanium dioxide production on a spinning disc reactor
12 Sep 12:00 Buttery Dr Sharon Velasquez-Orta An introduction to Sharon's research
05 Sep 12:00 Buttery Richard Abernethy Development of the "Mesomodule"
11 July 12:00 Buttery Prof. David Reay Journal publication advice. David's talk, "A good paper for Applied Thermal Engineering", is available to download here
09 May 12:00 Buttery Martin Gough (CalGavin) Tube Inserts for Process Intensification
28 April 12:00 Buttery Teuku Mukhriza Integrated Plasma Reactors for Catalytic Syngas Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals
11 April 12:00 Buttery Chukwuma Anyigor Methods for Moving Stranded and Associated Gas to Market
04 April 12:00 Buttery Tolu Kolawole Process Intensification: Absorption and desorption of carbon dioxide with Tertiary amines using Higee Technology
28 Mar 12:00 Buttery Akeem Babatunde In situ transesterification of rapeseed for biodiesel production
21 Mar 12:00 Buttery Jonathan McDonough Process Development Using Oscillatory Baffled Mesoreactors
17 Jan  12:00 Buttery Dr MookTzeng Lim Dual bed gasification
2013
29 Nov 12:00 Buttery Dr Kui Zhang Non Thermal Plasma and its Application in Chemistry: Ozone Generation, Volatile Organic Compounds Remediation and Fuel Synthesis
15 Nov 12:00 Buttery Eric Siqueiros Valencia Efficiency of Steam Generation and Waste Utilisation in a Spirit Plant
1st Nov 12:00 Buttery Dr Richard Burkitt Evaluation of Anion Exchange Membranes for use in Microbial Fuel Cells
18 Oct 12:00 Buttery Dr Ana Dueso-Villalba Iron oxide-MIEC hybrid materials for hydrogen production by chemical looping
04 Oct 12:00 Buttery Richard Abernethy Cooling Crystallization of L-glutamic Acid in MesoOBRs
27 Sept 12:00 Buttery Valentine Eze Oscillatory Mesoreactors Biodiesel Screening: Latest Findings
13 Sept 14:00 Buttery Ketan Pancholi Increasing the Efficiency of Phototchemical Reaction using Photonics Approach
06 Sept 12:00 Buttery Richard Law A Knowledge-based System for Waste Heat Recovery
30 Aug 12:00 Buttery Kamoru Salam Reactive Extraction for making Biodiesel from Microalgae
09 Aug 12:00 Buttery Various Northern Postgraduate Conference
02 Aug 12:00 Buttery Xenia Christodoulou Bioelectrochemical Systems
26 Jul 12:00 Buttery Matthew Abbot Bioprocessing in oscillatory baffled reactors (OBR): Enzymatic saccharification case study
19 Jul 12:00 Buttery Komo Wastewater Algae
12 Jul 12:00 Buttery Malik Musthofa Catalytic Cracking of Vegetable Oil
28 Jun 12:00 Buttery Victoria Outram Processing Options for Biobutanol
21 Jun 12:00 Buttery Sebastien Koch Growth and Potential of mixed microalgae culture for Biofuel Production
24 May PIN and HEXAG Meetings
10 May 12:00 Buttery Daniel Frankel AFM for the Chemical Engineer
03 May 12:00 Buttery Ahmad Mustaffar Applications of heat pipe in thermal energy storage
19 Apr 13:00 Buttery Richard Abernethy Crystalization of L-glutamic Acid in Oscillatory Baffled Mesoreactors
12 Apr 13:00 Buttery Somaieh Mohammadi Crystalization of TiO2 on SDRs
2012
12 Dec 12pm C203 Dr Jon Lee Carbon Capture using Rotating Packed Beds
30 Nov 12pm Buttery Kamoru Salam Intensification of Algal Biodiesel Production
23 Nov 12pm Buttery Dr Thea Coward Algae Separation using Foam
2 Nov 12pm Buttery Richard Abernethy Crystallization in Mesoscale Oscillatory Baffled Reactors
16 Aug 13pm C202 Fatimah Mohd Rasdi

Nasratun Masngut
Rapid Determination of the Reaction Kinetics of n-butylbenzaldimine Synthesis Using a Novel Mesoscale Oscillatory Baffled Reactor

Intensification of Butanol Production in Batch OBB
6 July 12pm C202/203 Dr Vindhya Salwatura Biosensor Design for BOD
22 June 12.30pm C202/203 Matthew Abbott Bioprocess Development in Oscillatory Baffled Reactors
25 May 13pm C202 Somaieh Mohammadi Online Conductivity Measurement of Residence Time Distribution of Thin Film Flow in the Spinning Disc Reactor
16 Mar 12.30pm C202 Nasratun Masngut Intensification of Biobutanol Production in a Batch Oscillatory Baffled Bioreactor
Fatimah Mohd Rasdi Single Phase Reaction Screening Using Mesoscale-OBR
Valentine Eze Intensification of Continuous Production of Biodiesel Using New Designs of Oscillatory Baffled Mesoreactors
20 Jan 12pm C202 Dr Daniel Frankel Biological interfaces, from the origins of life to cyborg robots
2011
25 Nov 12pm C203 Elizabeth Eterigho Synthesis of sulphated zirconias with improved catalytic properties for biodiesel production
11 Nov 3pm C202 Jose de Oliveira Lima Novel heterogeneous catalyst development and its application using oscillatory baffled reactors for biodiesel production.
21 Oct 12pm C202/203 Richard Law

Tri Handayani
Opportunities for Low-grade Heat Recovery in the UK Food Processing Industry

Opportunities for Organic Rankine cycles in the Process Industries
23 Sept 12pm C203 Prof Allen Wright Intensifying Reactive Distillation
16 Sept 12pm C202 Fatimah Mohd Rasdi

Characterisation of meso-OBR and imine synthesis

19 Aug 12pm C203 Richard Law


Tri Handayani

High Temperature Heat Pump for Raising Process Steam from Low-grade industrial waste heat

A review of organic Rankine cycle working fluid selection 

5 Aug 12pm C203 Valentine Eze

Intensified Homogeneous Transesterification in Novel Mesoscale Oscillatory Baffle Reactors

22 July 3pm C203 Dr Danai Poulidi

Novel membrane reactors for catalyst activity control

8 July 3pm C203 Eyitayo Amos

Hydrodynamics in a Cyclone: A single Phase PIV Measurements and CFD Simulations

17 June 3pm M413 Prof. Chris Greenwell

Mineral catalysed deoxygenation reactions - learning new tricks from a very old process

3 June 3pm C202 Dr Anh Phan Mesoscale Oscillatory Baffled Reactors
20 May 3pm C202

Elinor Shilling

Mr Barnaby Baxter

Biodiesel production by in situ transesterification

 Biofuels production by catalytic cracking

6 May 3pm C202

Callum Campbell

Liquid Organic Hydrides: The MTH System

25 Mar 3pm C203

Nasratun Masngut

Intensification of biobutanol production using oscillatory baffled bioreactors

10 Mar 3pm C203

Thea Coward

Development and Evaluation of Foam Fractionation as a Potential Low Cost Micro-algae Harvesting Technology

25 Feb 3pm C203 Dr Paul E Bilsborrow The Cockle Park Anaerobic Digestion Facility
11 Feb 3pm C203

Hilary Redden

To be confirmed
28 Jan 3pm C203

Dr. Maria Elena Rivas Velazco

Structure and Reactivity of Nickel Catalysts for Reactions of Decomposition and Reforming of Methane

14 Jan 3pm C202 Dr Barbara Sturm

Process Efficiency in Drying of Sensitive Biological Products

2010
10 Dec 3pm C202 Dr Kui Zhang

Zeolite Synthesis Characterization, Modification and Application in Industrial Catalysis

26 Nov 3pm C202 Dr Alan Harper

Opportunities for PI in the Distillery Industry

12 Nov 3pm M413 Naimah Ibrahim

Enhancing Electrochemical Promotion through Catalyst Surface Modification

29 Oct 3pm C202 Richard Burkitt

Non-Platinum Oxygen Reduction Catalysts for a Microbial Fuel Cell

15 Oct 3pm C202 Mr Arthur Gough

Plate Reactors- Potential and Problems

24 Sept 3pm C202 Nasratun Masngut

Intensification of Biobutanol Production

10 Sept 3pm C202 Dr Ruth Herrero

Heat Transfer Enhancement in Thermal Solar Collectors with Wire Coil Inserts

27 Aug 3pm C202/203 Dena Ghiasy

Control of Intensified Equipment: pH Control in a Spinning Disc Reactor

13 Aug 3pm C202/203 Dr Sharon Velasquez

Bioelectricity Production from Organic Compounds using Microbial Fuel Cells

30 July 3pm C202/203 Dr Juan Solano Analysis of Flow Field and Heat Transfer in Reciprocating Scraped Surface Heat Exchangers
16 July 3pm C202 Farizul Kasim Reactive Extraction of Jatropha seeds for Biodiesel Production
18 June 3pm C202 Eyitayo Afolabi CFD simulation of multiphase flow in a gas-liquid-liquid cylindrical cyclone compact separator
25 May 9.30-5 Beehive PIN meeting
23 April 3pm C202/203 Rafael Vilar Franca The use of Perovskites hollow-fibre membrances for hydrogen production
19 Mar 3pm C202/203 Heather Todd Catalysts in Batch Reactive Distillation
19 Feb 3pm C202/203 Arul Murugan The use of Perovskites as oxygen carriers for hydrogen production by a novel chemical looping process
15  Jan 3pm C202/203 Elizabeth Eterigho Development of Heterogeneous Catalyst for Triglyceride Cracking

2009

20 Nov 3pm C203 Thea Coward Low Cost Algae Harvesting Technologies
16 Oct 3pm C202 Joseph Ikwebe Intensification of bioethanol production
18 Sept 3pm C202 Hilary Redden Macroalgae as a potential biofuel
1 May 3pm C203 Dr Andrea Humphries Sustainable Technology Research and Demonstration Projects at Harper Adams University College
20 Mar 3pm C203 Din Wan Yussof Ion Exchange Resins as Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Production
6 Mar 3pm C202 Dr Anh Phan Meso-scale continuous oscillatory baffled reactors
20 Feb 3pm C202/C203 Dr Adam Harvey Reactive Extraction for Biodiesel Production
6 Feb 3pm C203 Dr Yilong Ren Adaptive Processing of Natural Feedstocks
16 Jan 3pm C202/C203 Hillary Redden Rare Fibre production from Goats and South American Camelids

2008

12 Dec 8pm   Many PIGs Large-scale Study of Intensification of Eating Curry
7 Nov 3pm C203 Claudia Troger

Danai Poulidi

OBR Beer Production

Protons in Ceramics

17 Oct 3pm C203 Adam Harvey

Jon Lee

New PhD Students' Projects
19 Sept 3pm C203 Stephane Vallois

Evaluation of Spinning Disc Reactor for the Production of a Monomer: Tripropylene Glycol Diacrylate

5 Sept 2pm C202/203 Dr Danai Poulidi Protons in Ceramics II, Attack of the Perovskites
14 Aug 3pm Design Suite Dr Glen Mather Protons in Ceramics
1 Aug 3pm C202/203 Francesco dal Grande Microstructure and Performance of Novel Ni Anode for Hollow Fibre Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
20 Jun 3pm C203 Dr Jon Lee Rotating Packed Beds
6 Jun 3pm C203 Prof. David Reay Heat Pipes for Control - Can they be used in Chemical Reactors?
16 May 3pm C202/3 Dr Kamelia Boodhoo Spinning Disc Reactors: Basic Operating Principles
2 May 3pm C202/3 Dr Yilong Ren Applications of Micro- and Nanomanipulation in Material and Biomaterial Science
18 Apr 3pm C202/3 Craig Cartwright Comparison of Rushton Turbine and Mesh Impellers of Fermentation of E.Coli
4 Apr 3pm C202/3 Khairizal Mahat

Claudia Trogger

Reactor Technology for Reactive Extraction of Biodiesel

Oscillatory Baffled Reactors

28 Mar 3pm C202/3 Rabitah Zakaria

Salah Al-Hengari

Reactive Extraction of Biodiesel

Mixing characteristics of a Spinning Disc Reactor

7 Mar

3pm

C202/3

Dr Anh Phan

Combustion/Pyrolysis/Gasification of Segregated Waste

8 Feb

3pm

C202/3

Prof Yusuf Chisti, Massey Univ, NZ

Opportunities for Bioprocess Intensification

29 Jan

4pm

Buttery

Prof Yusuf Chisti, Massey Univ, NZ

Biochemical engineering research at Massey University and Renewable biodiesel from microalgae

18 Jan

3pm

C203

Dr Danai Poulidi

Catalyst remote control for oxidation reactions

2007

7 Dec

3pm

C202

Dr Jon Lee

Steamless cracking

2 Nov

3pm

C203

Rabitah Zakaria

Reactive Extraction of Oilseeds for Biodiesel Production

5 Oct

3pm

C203

Prof David Reay (Heriot Watt)

The role of PI in cutting greenhouse gas emissions

18 Sept

3pm

Civic Centre

Various

Newcastle University Moffitt Biofuels Symposium

7 Sept

2pm

C203

Dr Marija Vicevic

Adipic Acid Crystallization on the SDR

24 Aug

3pm

M413a

Chris Dobie

Bulk free radical photo-copolymerisation using intensified technologies

3 Aug

3pm

M413a

Vacation Students:

  • Kerri Price, QUB

  • Laura Broad, Camb

  • Kent Leong, ICL

  • Rahman Mohmad, Sheff

  • Andreina Bolivar, Birm

Presentations:

  1. Intensification of Brewing

  2. Biodiesel from Algae 1

  3. Biodiesel from Algae 2

  4. Reflectance Spectroscopy of Pharmaceuticals

  5. Copolymerisation in Narrow Channels

20 July

3pm

M413a

Prof Allen Wright

Process Development

06 July

3pm

M413a

Eddie McCarthy

Size Control in Emulsion Polymerisation

15 Jun

3pm

M413a

Claire MacLeod

Heterogeneous Guanidines for Catalysis of Vegetable Oil Transesterification

16 Mar

3pm

M413a

Prof Ian Metcalfe

Wastewater Treatment

2 Mar

3pm

M413a

Prof Elaine Martin

Experimental Design

16 Feb

3pm

M413a

Dr Ian Potts

Newcastle's New Particle Image Velocimetry Facility

2 Feb

3pm

M413a

Mohammed Ellob

Intensification of the Steam Cracking Process

2006

15 Dec

4pm

C203

Angoon Suksumai

Intermediate Temperature Operation of an Y-doped BaCeO3 SOFC

1 Dec

3pm

C203

Craig Cartwright

Working with Microbes

16 Nov

9.30am - 4.45pm

Beehive

"PIN 13"

13th Meeting of the Process Intensification Network [PIN]

3 Nov

3pm

C203

Dr Jon Lee

Hold-up in a Flooded Rotating Packed Bed

20 Oct

4pm

C203

Dr Adam Harvey &

Dr Kamelia Boodhoo

Introducing the new PhD students and their projects

1 Sept

3pm

C203

Yoke Ling Lee

2.“Oxygen transfer enhancement using porous mesh impellers: an analysis of bubble size distribution”

18 Aug

3pm

C203

1. Dr Marija Vicevic

2. Ramneek Khurana

1. "Kinetics of Methyl Methacrylate Free Radical Polymerisation in the SDR"

2. "Producing Biodiesel Directly from Jatropha Seeds"

4 Aug

3pm

C203

Dr Kamelia Boodhoo

"Photopolymerisation on the Spinning Disc Reactor"

21 July

2pm

C202

Dr Jon Lee

"Biodiesel Production by Vegetable Oil Cracking"

7 July

3pm

C202

Dr Adam Harvey

"All you ever wanted to know about Biodiesel"

9 Jun

3pm

C202

MEng Students

1. Intensified Beer Production using OFR

2. Biodiesel from Algae in Microreactors

3. Biodiesel Extraction directly from Oilseeds

4. Spinning Cone Crystallization

5. Batch Polymerisation

26 May

3pm

C202

Lightning Mixers Ltd

"Mixing & Mixing Devices"

12 May

3pm

C202

Ivano Gregoratto,

INEx

"Microhydrocyclones for Blood Separations"

 

 

 

 

 

31 Mar

3pm

C202

Dr Danai Poulidi

"Catalyst Promoters"

17 Mar

3pm

C202

Dr Alan Thursfield

"Membrane Combustion"

3 Mar

3pm

C202

New Phd Students:

1. Mohammed Ellob

2.Craig Cartwright

"Catalytic Plate Reactors for Ethylene Production"

"Increasing the Oxygen Mass Transfer in Bioprocess Systems"

17 Feb

3pm

C202

Prof Allen Wright

"Preventing Potential Runaways"

3 Feb

3pm

C202

Drs Harvey, Lee & Boodhoo introducing this year's MEng Projects:

1. Intensified Beer Production using OFR [APH]

2. Biodiesel from Algae in Microreactors [APH & JGML]

3. Biodiesel Extraction directly from Oilseeds [APH & JGML]

4. Spinning Cone Crystallization [JGML]

5. Batch Polymerisation [KVKB]

2005

9 Dec

3pm

C202/3

Claire MacLeod

"Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel"

25 Nov

3pm

C202/3

Youssef Jammoal

"Work in Progress"

11 Nov

3pm

C202/3

Arthur Gough

"Catalytic Plate Reactors"

23 Oct

4pm

Buttery

Bob Skelton,

Cambidge Univ.

CEAM Seminar: An Intensified Biodiesel Production Process

14 Oct

1pm

C202

Rachel Buckle

Shafreeza Sobri

"Electrochemical Recovery of Tin from Solution"

"Growth of Gold Crystals"

30 Sept

2pm

C202

Samaneh Nouraei

"Analysis of Microfabrication without Photolithography on Substrates"

16 Sept

3pm

C203

Ian Metcalfe

"Process Intensification using Fuel Cells"

2 Sept

3pm

C202

Yousef Jammoal

"A Molecular-Based Model for Precipitation Processes: Application to the Semi-Batch Crystallization of L-Glutamic Acid via the acidification of Monosodium Glutamate with HCl"

19 Aug

3pm

Buttery

MSc Students

Short presentations

5 Aug

3pm

C203

Marija Vicevic

"Alpha Pinene Oxide Production on Spinning Discs"

22 Jul

3pm

C203

Claire MacLeod

"Spray Freezing of Coffee"

8 Jul

3pm

C202

Ryan McGlen

"Heat Pipes"

27 Jun

3pm

C202

Graham Lewis

"Heat Transfer on Spinning Discs"

10 Jun

3pm

C203

MEng Students

Short Presentations

27 May

3pm

C202

Eddie McCarthy

"Precipitation of Barium Sulphate in Microreactors"

13 May

3pm

C203

Various

Restart meeting

 

 

 

 Last modified: 16-Jun-2017