Tsilomelekis Research Group

Material Synthesis | Heterogeneous Catalysis | Operando Molecular Spectroscopy 

Chemical Engineering Kinetics (155:341)
Fall 2015, Spring 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Fundamental theories of kinetics. Ideal reactor analysis; single reactions, parallel and series reactions. Consideration of real reactors and reactor design. Principles of heterogeneous catalysis, combined mass transfer/kinetic phenomena, and approaches to catalytic reactor design using computer methods.
Advanced Transport Phenomena (155:501)
Fall 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Momentum transport processes in laminar- and turbulent-flow systems. Development and application of steady and unsteady boundary-layer processes, including growth, similitude principles, and separation. Potential flow theory coupled with viscous dissipation at boundaries. Momentum transport in fixed- and fluid-bed exchangers and reactors. Prerequisite: Undergraduate transport phenomena.
South China University of Technology (SCUT) Student Summer Program at Rutgers 
Summer 2017, 2018
Revolutionizing reaction engineering and catalysis through in-situ and Operando spectroscopy
Short course on coupling the basic principles of reactor design with molecular spectroscopic techniques in order to measure accurately the kinetics of complex reactions. Efforts were placed on developing an understanding on the changes occur on active sites.
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