Annual Reports

Recent Publications

Baldea, Michael

  1. Mitsos, A.; Asprion, N.; Floudas, C. A.; Bortz, M.; Baldea, B.; Caspari, A.; Schaefer, P. “Challenges in Process Optimization for New Feedstocks and Energy Sources,” Computers & Chemical Engineering 2018, 113, 209-221.
  2. Dias, L.; Pattison, R. C.; Baldea, M.; Ierapetritou, M. G. “A Simulation-based Optimization Framework for Integrating Scheduling and Model Predictive Control, and Its Application to Air Separation Units,” Computers & Chemical Engineering 2018, 113, 139-151.
  3. Simkoff, J. M.; Wang, S.; Baldea, M.; Chiang, L. H.; Castillo, I.; Bindlish, R.; Stanley, D. B. “Plant-model Mismatch Diagnosis and Estimation from Closed-loop Data for State-space Model Predictive Control,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2018, 57, 3732-3741.
  4. Baldea, M.; Edgar, T. F.; Stanley, B.; Kiss, A. A. “Modularization in Chemical Processing,” Chemical Engineering Progress 2018, 114(3), 46-54.
  5. Costandy, J. G.; Edgar, T. F.; Baldea, M. “A Scheduling Perspective on the Monetary Value of Improving Process Control,” Computers & Chemical Engineering 2018, 112, 121-131.
  6. Tsay, C.; Pattison, R. C.; Piana, M. R.; Baldea, M. “A Survey of Optimal Process Design Capabilities and Practices in the Chemical and Petrochemical Industries,” Computers & Chemical Engineering 2018, 112, 180-189.
  7. Tsay, C.; Baldea, M. “Scenario-free Optimal Design under Uncertainty of the PRICO Natural Gas Liquefaction Process,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2018, 57, 5868-5880.
  8. Kelley, M. T.; Pattison, R. C.; Baldick, R.; Baldea, M. “An MILP Framework for Optimizing Demand Response Operation of Air Separation Units,” Computers & Chemical Engineering 2018, 110, 35-52.
  9. Additional Publications (pdf)

Eldridge, Bruce

  1. Weinfeld, J. A.; Owens, S. A.; Eldridge, R. B. “Reactive Dividing Wall Columns: A Comprehensive Review,” Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 2018123, 20-33.
  2. Donahue, M. M.; Roach, B. J.; Downs, J. J.; Blevins, T.; Baldea, M.; Eldridge, R. B. “Dividing Wall Column Control: Common Practices and Key Findings,” Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 2016107, 106-115.
  3. Morrison, R. F.; Lipscomb, N.; Eldridge, R. B.; Ginn, P. “Rhenium Oxide Based Olefin Metathesis,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2014, 53(49), 19136-19144.
  4. Basden, M.; Eldridge, R. B.; Farone, J.; Feng, E.; Hussey, D. S.; Jacobson, D. L. “Liquid Holdup Profiles in Structured Packing Determined via Neutron Radiography,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 201352(48), 17263–17269.
  5. Owens, S. A.; Perkins, M. R.; Eldridge, R. B.; Schulz, K. W.; Ketcham, R. A. “Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation of Structured Packing,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2013, 52(5), 2032-2045.

El-Halwagi, Mahmoud

  1. Elbashir, N. O.; El-Halwagi, M. M.; Hall, K. R.; I. Economou, I.; Ed. Natural Gas Processing from Midstream to Downstream; Wiley: in press (2018).
  2. Topolski, K.; Noureldin, M. M.; Eljack, F. T.; El-Halwagi, M. M. “An Anchor-tenant Approach to the Synthesis of Carbon-hydrogen-oxygen Symbiosis Networks,” Computers & Chemical Engineering, in press (2018).
  3. Núñez-López, J. M.; Rubio-Castro, E.; El-Halwagi, M. M.; Ponce-Ortega, J. M. “Optimal Design of Total Integrated Residential Complexes Involving the Water-Energy-Emissions-Waste Nexus,” Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, in press (2018).
  4. Ade, N.; Liu, G.; Al-Douri, A. F.; El-Halwagi, M. M.; Mannan, M. S. “Investigating the Effect of Inherent Safety Principles on System Reliability in Process Design,” Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2018, 117, 100-110.
  5. El-Halwagi, M. M. “Sustainable Design: A New Frontier for Chemical Engineering,” Journal of King Saud University – Engineering Sciences 2018, 30, 1.
  6. Afzal, S.; Sengupta, D.; Sarkar, A.; El-Halwagi, M. M.; Elbashir, N. O. “An Optimization Approach to the Reduction of CO2 Emissions for Syngas Production Involving Dry Reforming,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, in press.
  7. Agarwal, A.; Sengupta, D.; El-Halwagi, M. M. “A Sustainable Process Design Approach for On-purpose Propylene Production and Intensification,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6, 2407-2421.
  8. Song, R.; Wang, Y.; Panu, M.; El-Halwagi, M. M.; Feng, X. “An Improved Targeting Procedure to Determine the Indirect Inter-plant Heat Integration with Parallel Connection Pattern Among Three Plants,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2018, 57, 1569-1580.
  9. Additional Publications (pdf)

Freeman, Benny

  1. Narang, G. S.; Moon, J. D.; Zhang, W.; Miller, G. C.; Choudhury, S. R.; Shaver, A.; Vondrasek, B.; Lesko, J. J.; Fallon, J. J.; Bortner, M.; D’Ambra, C.; Freeman, B. D.; Riffle, J. S. “Synthesis and Characterization of a Phosphine Oxide Based Poly(arylene ether ketone) and Blends with Poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) for Gas Separations,” Polymer 2018, 138, 156-168.
  2. McGinnis, R. L.; Reimund, K.; Ren, J.; Xia, L.; Chowdhury, M. R.; Sun, S.; Abril, M.; Moon, J. D.; Merrick, M. M.; Park, J.; Stevens, K. A.; McCutcheon, J. R.; Freeman, B.D. “Large-scale Polymeric Carbon Nanotube Membranes with Sub-1.27 nm Pores,” Science Advances 2018, 4, e1700938.
  3. Zhang, H.; Hou, J.; Hu, Y.; Wang, P.; Ou, R.; Jiang, L.; Liu, J. Z.; Freeman, B. D.; Hill, A. J.; Wang, H. “Ultrafast Selective Transport of Alkali Metal Ions in Metal Organic Frameworks with Subnanometer Pores,” Science Advances 2018, 4(2), eaaq0066.
  4. Kamcev, J.; Sujanani, R.; Jang, E.-S.; Yan, N.; Moe, N.; Paul, D. R.; Freeman, B.D. “Salt Concentration Dependence of Ionic Conductivity in Ion Exchange Membranes,” Journal of Membrane Science 2018, 547, 123-133.
  5. Puertas-Bartolomé, M.; Dose, M. E.; Bosch, P.; Freeman, B.D.; McGrath, J. E.; Riffle, J. S.;  Lozano, A. E.; de la Campa, J. G.; Àlvarez, C. “Aromatic Poly(ether ether ketone)s Capable of Crosslinking via UV Irradiation to Improve Gas Separation Performance,” RSC Advances 2017, 7, 55371–55381.
  6. Daryaei, A.; Jang, E.-S.; Choudhury, S. R.; Kazerooni, D.; Lesko, J. J.; Freeman, B. D.; Riffle, J. S.; McGrath, J. E.; “Structure-property Relationships of Crosslinked Disulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Membranes for Desalination of Water,” Polymer 2017, 132, 286-293.
  7. Shaver, A.; Moon, J. D.; Savacool, D.; Zhang, W.; Narang, G.; Miller, G.; Vondrasek, B.; Lesko, J. J.; Freeman, B. D.; Riffle, J. S.; McGrath, J. E. “Poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene oxide) Blends with a Poly(arylene ether ketone) for Gas Separation Membranes,” Polymer 2017, 114, 135-143.
  8. Galizia, M.; Chi, W. S.; Smith, Z. P.; Merkel, T. C.; Baker, R. W.; Freeman, B. D. “Polymers and Mixed Matrix Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation: A Review and Prospective Opportunities,” Macromolecules 2017, 50, 7809-7843.
  9. Additional Publications (pdf)

Ritter, James A.

  1. Erden, H.; Ebner, A. D.; Ritter, J. A. “Development of a PSA Cycle for Producing High Purity CO2 from Dilute Feed Streams. Part I: Feasibility Study,” Eng. Chem. Res, accepted, in press (2018).
  2. Erden, L.; Ebner, A. D.; Ritter, J. A. “Separation of Landfill Gas CH4 from N2 using Pressure Vacuum Swing Adsorption Cycles with Heavy Reflux,” Energy & Fuels 2018, 32, 3488-3498.
  3. Ebner A. D.; Ho, J. G. S.; Ritter, J. A. “Graphical Approach for Formulating Pressure Swing Adsorption Cycle Schedules with Unlimited Equalization Steps,” Adsorption 2018, 24, 221-232.
  4. Eghbal, P.; Fatemi, S.; Vatani, A.; Ritter, J. A.; Ebner, A. D. “Purification of Helium from Nitrogen Rejection Unit in Cryogenic Natural Gas Process by Pressure Swing Adsorption,” Separation and Purification Technology 2018, 193, 91-102.
  5. Choomphon-anomakhun, N.; Ebner A. D.; Natenapit, M.; Ritter, J. A. “Simulation of Dynamic Magnetic Particle Capture and Accumulation Around a Ferromagnetic Wire,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 2017, 428, 493-505.
  6. Govar, A. A.; Ebner, A. D.; Ritter, J. A. “ Effect of H2O Vapor on the Adsorption and Desorption Behavior of CO2 in a Solid Amine Sorbent,” Energy & Fuels 2016, 30, 10653-10660.
  7. Mohammadi, N.; Ebner A. D.; Ritter, J. A. “New Pressure Swing Adsorption Cycle Schedules for Producing High Purity Oxygen Using Carbon Molecular Sieve,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res 2016, 55, 10758-10770.
  8. Hossain, M. I.; Ebner, A. D.; Ritter, J. A. “New Linear Driving Force Correlation Spanning Long and Short Cycle Time Pressure Swing Adsorption Processes,” Adsorption 2016, 22, 939-950.
  9. Additional Publications (pdf)

Rochelle, Gary

Seibert, Frank

  1. Frank, T. C.; Holden, B. S.; Seibert, A. F. “Section 15: Liquid-Liquid Extraction and Other Liquid-Liquid Operations and Equipment,” Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, 9th edition, ed. Don Green, McGraw-Hill: in press (2018).
  2. Song, D.; Seibert, F.; Rochelle, G. “Effect of Liquid Viscosity on Mass Transfer in Packings,” Spring AIChE Distillation Symposium 2017.
  3. Wang, C.; Song, D.; Seibert, F.; Rochelle, G. “Dimensionless Models for Predicting Effective Area, Liquid Film and Gas Film Coefficients of Packing,” Ind. & Eng Chem. Res. 2016, 55, 5373-5384.
  4. Wang, C.; Seibert, F.; Rochelle, G. “Packing Characterization: Absorber Economic Analysis,” Intl. Jour. Greenhouse Gas Control 2015, 42, 124-131.
  5. Wang, C.; Perry, M.; Seibert, F.; Rochelle, G. “Packing Characterization for Post Combustion CO2 Capture: Mass Transfer Model Development,” Energy Procedia 2014, 63, 1727-1744.
  6. Seibert, F. “Chapter 14: Extraction and Leaching,” Chemical Process Equipment Design and Selection, 3rd edition, Elesevier: 2013.
  7. Additional Publications (pdf)