Chemical Engineering – Research staff
DEM, CFD-DEM, GPU, packing, fluidisation, heat transfer, non-spherical particles, circulating fluidised bed, catalytic cracking, chemical reaction.
Fluidization, granular media, heat and mass transfer, chemical reactions, water treatments, chemical and metallurgical process control and optimization.
Synthetic polymer chemistry, reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization, antimicrobial materials, polymer interactions with biomolecules, biomaterials.
Powder/particle technology: particle characterisation and data interpretation; particle packing characteristics and porosity prediction; particle-structure-property relations; processing and handling of bulk/particulate materials; simulation of particulate systems, and applications in mineral/metallurgy/material industries.