Rafael Santos, PhD, P.Eng.

Rafael Santos, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Assistant Professor
Email: 
santosr@uoguelph.ca
Phone number: 
519-824-4120 ext: 52902
Office: 
Room 2342

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Teaching
  • ENGG*2230 Fluid Mechanics (Fall)
  • ENGG*4820 Atmospheric Emission Control: Combustion Systems (Winter)
  • ENGG*6090*S1 (9443) ST: Geochemical Modeling for Engineering Applications (Summer).
Research Interest
  • CO2 capture, utilization and sequestration (CCUS).
  • Solid waste treatment and valorization.
  • Process intensification and multi-scale engineering.
  • Applied mineralogy and geochemistry.
  • Computational modeling of transport phenomena and chemical reactions.
Research Projects Updates

If you are interested in applying for a Graduate program (MEng, MASc, or PhD), and would like to work on a (self-funded or externally funded) project related to my Research Interests, you are welcome to email me.

Recent Publications
  • Rivas, D.F., Boffito, D.C., Faria-Albanese, J., Glassey, J., Cantin, J., Afraz, N., Akse, H., Boodhoo, K.V.K., Bos, R., Chiang, Y.W., Commenge, J-.M., Dubois, J-.L., Galli F., Harmsen, J., Kalra, S., Keil, F., Morales-Menendez, R., Navarro-Brull, F.J., Noël, T., Ogden, K., Patience, G.S., Reay, D., Santos, R.M., Smith-Schoettker, A., Stankiewicz, A.I., van den Berg, H., van Gerven, T., van Gestel, J., Weber, R.S. (2020). Process intensification education contributes to sustainable development goals. Part 2. Education for Chemical Engineers, DOI:10.1016/j.ece.2020.05.001.
  • Rivas, D.F., Boffito, D.C., Faria-Albanese, J., Glassey, J., Afraz, N., Akse, H., Boodhoo, K.V.K., Bos, R., Cantin, J., Chiang, Y.W., Commenge, J-.M., Dubois, J-.L., Galli F., de Mussy, J.P.G., Harmsen, J., Kalra, S., Keil, F.J., Morales-Menendez, R., Navarro-Brull, F.J., Noël, T., Ogden, K., Patience, G.S., Reay, D., Santos, R.M., Smith-Schoettker, A., Stankiewicz, A.I., van den Berg, H., van Gerven, T., van Gestel, J., van der Stelt, M., van de Ven, M., Weber, R.S. (2020). Process intensification education contributes to sustainable development goals. Part 1. Education for Chemical Engineers, DOI:10.1016/j.ece.2020.04.003.
  • Haque, F., Santos, R.M., Chiang, Y.W. (2020). CO2 sequestration by wollastonite-amended agricultural soils – an Ontario field study. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 97, 103017.
  • Santos, R.M., Šiller, L., Zhang, N. (2020). Inside front cover. Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 5(3), 398-398.
  • Haque, F., Chiang, Y.W., Santos, R.M. (2020). Risk assessment of Ni, Cr, and Si release from alkaline minerals during enhanced weathering. Open Agriculture, accepted.
  • Bakhshoodeh, R., Alavi, N., Oldham, C., Santos, R.M., Babaei, A.A., Vymazal, J., Paydary, P. (2020). Constructed Wetlands for Landfill Leachate Treatment: A Review. Ecological Engineering, 146, 105725.
  • Zhang, N., Santos, R.M., Šiller, L. (2020). Rapid CO2 capture-to-mineralisation in scalable reactor. Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 5(3), 473-484.