Expert in Adsorption Technology (PSA, TSA, VSA, and All Adsorption Processes)
Expert ID: 733678 Australia
Expert spent many years working on pressure and vacuum swing adsorption processes for air products and chemicals. He has run and operated a laboratory at The University of Melbourne on adsorption process technology. He has also designed and developed numerous PSA and TSA and VSA processes. He has published 250+ papers and has 10 patents on PSA and adsorption technology.
Expert's private consultancy lends expertise to industrial gas companies, CO2 capture agencies, and a variety of other outfits.
|Year: 1990||Degree: PhD||Subject: Chemical Engineering||Institution: MIT|
|Year: 1986||Degree: MSc||Subject: Chemical Engineering||Institution: MIT|
|Year: 1985||Degree: MEng||Subject: Chemical Engineering||Institution: University of Natal, South Africa|
|Year: 1983||Degree: BEng||Subject: Chemical Engineering||Institution: University of Natal, South Africa|
|Years: 2017 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Head of Department||Department: Chemical Engineering||Responsibilities: Expert is Head of the Department and is Research Director.|
|Years: 2016 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Director||Department: Chemical Engineering||Responsibilities: Expert is the Director of a major carbon capture and storage facility.|
|Years: 2015 to 2016||Employer: CO2CRC||Title: Manager||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert managed a carbon capture program.|
|Years: 2012 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Professor||Department: Chemical Engineering||Responsibilities: Expert was a Professor and Director of the Clean Energy Laboratory.|
|Years: 1996 to 2011||Employer: Monash University||Title: Professor/Reader||Department: Chemical Engineering||Responsibilities: Expert spent 15 years as Senior Lecturer, Reader, and Professor. During this time he was also Director of the Adsorption Laboratory.|
|Years: 1992 to 1996||Employer: Air Products and Chemicals||Title: Senior Engineer||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: Expert's responsibilities in Adsorption Engineering included the design, development, start-up, commissioning, and operation of PSA, TSA, VSA plants.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Institution of Chemical Engineers (Member)
International Adsorption Society (Board Member and Vice President)
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Chartered Engineer (IChemE)
|Director, Carbon Capture and Storage center
Editor, textbook on technology for purification and separation
Guest Editor for a leading text on adsorption
Executive Editor, Chemical Engineering Research and Design
Board member, Australian Pulp and Paper Institute (2008-2011)
|Publications and Patents Summary|
| Expert has published 160 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and has an additional 60 publications in conference proceedings, book chapters and other professional avenues. He holds 10 patents and has an h-index of 40.
Expert's papers summarize research accomplishments and findings in adsorption engineering (materials development, process development), algae processing, supercritical water oxidation, carbon capture and storage, energy storage, clean energy technology, catalysis, co2 conversion, and drying technology.
Fields of Expertise
pressure swing adsorption, hazardous-waste carbon adsorption, unit operation adsorption, gas-adsorption particle characterization, adsorption technology, adsorption, acid gas treatment, carbon capture and storage, nonequilibrium thermodynamics, chemical engineering thermodynamics, gas scrubbing, gas purification, supercritical fluid technology, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, phase equilibrium thermodynamics, gas absorption, equilibrium thermodynamics, coal-and-syngas catalysis, carbon dioxide, alkyne