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  • Abbott MSR, Brain CM, Harvey AP, Morrison MI, Perez GV. Liquid culture of microalgae in a photobioreactor (PBR) based on oscillatory baffled reactor (OBR) technology - A feasibility study. Chemical Engineering Science 2015, 138, 315-323

  • Coward T, Lee JGM, Caldwell GS. The effect of bubble size on the efficiency and economics of harvesting microalgae by foam flotation. Journal of Applied Phycology 2015, 27(2), 733-742

  • Eze VC, Harvey AP, Phan AN. Determination of the kinetics of biodiesel saponification in alcoholic hydroxide solutions.Fuel 2015, 140, 724-730

  • Feng R, Ramchandani SR, Ramalingam B, Tan B, Cadou RF, Li CZ, Teoh SK, Boodhoo KVK, Sharratt P. Intensification of ortho-lithiation reaction using continuous flow microreactor, T-joint reactor and spinning disc reactor. In: 5th European Process Intensification Conference (EPIC). 2015, Nice, France

  • Jammoal Y, Lee JGM. Drop velocity in a rotating liquid-liquid system. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 2015, 104, 638-646

  • Lim MT, Phan A, Roddy D, Harvey A. Technologies for measurement and mitigation of particulate emissions from domestic combustion of biomass: A review. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 2015, 49, 574-584

  • Liu XT, Zhang K, Lu JW, Luo K, Gong JL, Puthiyapura VK, Scott K. Determining the Effect of Plasma Pre-Treatment on Antimony Tin Oxide to Support Pt@Pd and the Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity. ChemCatChem 2015, 7(10), 1543-1546

  • McDonough JR, Phan AN, Harvey AP. Rapid process development using oscillatory baffled mesoreactors - A state-of-the-art review. Chemical Engineering Journal 2015, 265, 110-121

  • Mohammadi S, Harvey A, Boodhoo KVK. Population Balance Modelling of TiO2 precipitation in the Spinning Disc Reactor.In: 5th European Process Intensification Conference (EPIC). 2015, Nice, France

  • Mohammadi S, Turetta L, Boodhoo KVK. Characterisation of liquid/liquid micromixing in spinning disc reactors. In: 5th European Process Intensification Conference (EPIC). 2015, Nice, France

  • Mustaffar A, Harvey A, Reay D. Melting of phase change material assisted by expanded metal mesh. Applied Thermal Engineering 2015, 90, 1052-1060

  • Sturm B, Meyers S, Zhang Y, Law R, Siquerios Valencia EJ, Bao H, Wang Y, Chen H. Process intensification and integration of solar heat generation in the Chinese condiment sector - A case study of a medium sized Beijing based factory.Energy Conversion and Management 2015, 106, 1295–1308

  • Teoh SK, Feng R, Tan B, Ramchandani SR, Boodhoo KVK, Sharratt P. A methodology to evaluate pharmaceutical and fine chemicals processes for intensification and sustainability benefits. In: 5th European Process Intensification Conference (EPIC). 2015, Nice, France

  • Ullah K, Ahmad M, Sofia, Sharma VK, Lu PM, Harvey A, Zafar M, Sultana S. Assessing the potential of algal biomass opportunities for bioenergy industry: A review. Fuel 2015, 143, 414-423

  • Velasquez-Orta SB. Low cost microbial fuel cell biosensors. In: UN International Zaragoza Conference: Tools for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene implementation. Water and Sustainable Development from Vision to Action. 2015, Zaragoza, Spain: United Nations

  • Velasquez-Orta SB, Lee JGM, Harvey AP. Catalytic cracking using ZSM-5 or Zeolite-Y and pyrolysis of Chlorella vulgaris.In: 5th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. 2015, San Diego, USA

  • Yang H, Li R, Kong P, Sun QC, Biggs MJ, Zivkovic V. Avalanche dynamics of granular materials under the slumping regime in a rotating drum as revealed by speckle visibility spectroscopy. Physical Review E 2015, 91(4), 042206

  • Zhang K, Mukhriza T, Liu XT, Greco PP, Chiremba E. A study on CO2 and CH4 conversion to synthesis gas and higher hydrocarbons by the combination of catalysts and dielectric-barrier discharges. Applied Catalysis A: General 2015, 502, 138-149

  • Zivkovic V, Clarke R, DaCosta J, Biggs MJ. Interplay of surface forces and wall effects at a boundary of micro-fluidization. In: Joint Conference of 5th UK-China and 13th UK Particle Technology Forum. 2015, Leeds, UK

  • Zivkovic V, Biggs MJ. On importance of surface forces in a microfluidic fluidized bed. Chemical Engineering Science 2015, 126, 143-149



  • Abbott MSR, Harvey AP, Morrison MI. Rapid Determination of the Residence Time Distribution (RTD) Function in an Oscillatory Baffled Reactor (OBR) Using a Design of Experiments (DoE) Approach. International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering 2014, 12(1), 575-586

  • Abbott MSR, Perez GV, Harvey AP, Theodorou MK. Reduced power consumption compared to a traditional stirred tank reactor (STR) for enzymatic saccharification of alpha-cellulose using oscillatory baffled reactor (OBR) technology. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 2014, 92(10), 1969-1975

  • Al-Abduly A, Christensen P, Harvey A, Zhang K. Characterization and optimization of an oscillatory baffled reactor (OBR) for ozone-water mass transfer. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 2014, 84, 82-89

  • Bach QV, Tran KQ, Skreiberg O, Khalil RA, Phan AN. Effects of wet torrefaction on reactivity and kinetics of wood under air combustion conditions. Fuel 2014, 137, 375-383

  • Boodhoo KVK, Smith L, Solano JP, Gronnow M, Clark J. Continuous flow characterization of solid biomass in a reciprocating/rotating scraper tube: An experimental study. AIChE Journal 2014, 60(11), 3732-3738

  • Coward T, Lee JGM, Caldwell GS. Harvesting microalgae by CTAB-aided foam flotation increases lipid recovery and improves fatty acid methyl ester characteristics. Biomass and Bioenergy 2014, 67, 354-362

  • Eze VC, Phan AN, Harvey AP. A more robust model of the biodiesel reaction, allowing identification of process conditions for significantly enhanced rate and water tolerance. Bioresource Technology 2014, 156, 222-231

  • Mohammadi S, Harvey A, Boodhoo KVK. Synthesis of TiO2 nanoparticles in a spinning disc reactor. Chemical Engineering Journal 2014, 258, 171-184

  • Mohammadi S, Harvey A, Boodhoo KVK. Process Intensification: Synthesis of TiO2 Nanoparticle in a Spinning Disc Reactor. In: 4th International Congress on Green Process Engineering (GPE) 2014. 2014, Seville, Spain

  • Mohammadi Y, Pakdel AS, Saeb MR, Boodhoo K. Monte Carlo simulation of free radical polymerization of styrene in a spinning disc reactor. Chemical Engineering Journal 2014, 247, 231-240

  • Oladapo K, Velasquez Orta SB, Monje-Ramirez I, Yáñez Noguez I, Harvey AP, Orta Ledesma MT. Biodiesel production from indigenous microalgae grown in wastewater. Bioresource Technology 2014, 154, 297-304

  • Prince JA, Bhuvana S, Anbharasi V, Ayyanar N, Boodhoo KVK, Singh G. Self-cleaning Metal Organic Framework (MOF) based ultra filtration membranes - A solution to bio-fouling in membrane separation processes. Scientific Reports 2014, 4, 6555

  • Prince JA, Bhuvana S, Boodhoo KVK, Anbharasi V, Ayyanar N, Singh G. Hydrophilization of polyethersulfone (PES) hollow fiber ultrafiltration membranes with PEI-Ag grafted PANCMA to enhance the antifouling properties. In: 10th International Congress on Membrane and Membrane Processes (ICOM 2014). 2014, Suzhou, China

  • Prince JA, Bhuvana S, Boodhoo KVK, Anbharasi V, Singh G. Synthesis and characterization of PEG-Ag immobilized PES hollow fiber ultrafiltration membranes with long lasting antifouling properties. Journal of Membrane Science 2014, 454, 538-548

  • Salam K, Velasquez-Orta SB, Harvey AP. Intensification of Algal Biodiesel by in situ transesterification. In: 4th International conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. 2014, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

  • Siqueiros E, Wang YD, Sturm B, Law R, Li KG, Roskilly AP, Huang Y. Waste Utilization in a Spirit Plant as Alternative to Fossil Fuels. Energy Procedia 2014, 61, 1208-1212

  • Varia JC, Silva Martinez S, Valesquez-Orta S, Bull S. Microbial influence of metal ion electrodeposition: Studies using graphite electrodes [AuCl4]- and Shewanella putrefaciens. Electrochimica Acta 2014, 115, 344-351

  • Velasquez-Orta SB, Garcia-Estrada R, Monje-Ramirez I, Harvey A, Orta Ledesma MT. Microalgae harvesting using ozoflotation: Effect on lipid and FAME recoveries. Biomass and Bioenergy 2014, 70, 356-363

  • Zakaria R, Harvey AP. Kinetics of reactive extraction/in situ transesterification of rapeseed oil. Fuel Processing Technology2014, 125, 34-40

  • Zivkovic V, Ridge N, Biggs MJ. Experimental study of efficient mixing in micro-fluidized bed. In: 13th International Conference on Microreaction Technology (IMRET). 2014, Budapest, Hungary: Flow Chemistry Society / Akadémiai Kiadó






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