ENGG*4820 Atmospheric Emission Control: Combustion Systems (Winter)
ENGG*6090(03): Geochemical Modeling for Engineering Applications (Summer).
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.
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Hayder, A., Vanderburgt, S., Santos, R.M., Chiang, Y.W. (2019). Phosphorous runoff risk assessment and its potential management using wollastonite according to geochemical modeling. Open Agriculture, accepted.
Dudhaiya, A., Haque, F., Fantucci, H., Santos, R.M. (2019). Characterization of physically fractionated wollastonite-amended agricultural soils. Minerals, 9(10), 635.
Haque, F., Santos, R.M., Chiang, Y.W. (2019). Using nondestructive techniques in mineral carbonation for understanding reaction fundamentals. Powder Technology, DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2019.08.089.
Fantucci, H., Sidhu, J.S., Santos, R.M. (2019). Mineral Carbonation as an Educational Investigation of Green Chemical Engineering Design. Sustainability, 11(15), 4156.
Ahsaei, Z., Nabipour, M., Azdarpour, A., Santos, R.M., Mohammadian, E., Babakhani, P., Hamidi, H., Karaei, M.A., Esfandiariyan, A. (2019) Application of commercial zwitterionic surfactants and ionic liquids to reduce interfacial tension and alter wettability in a carbonate reservoir. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, accepted.
Haque, F., Chiang, Y.W., Santos, R.M. (2019). Alkaline Mineral Soil Amendment: A Climate Change ‘Stabilization Wedge’?Energies, 12(12), 2299.
Massoudinejad, M., Amanidaz, N., Santos, R.M., Bakhshoodeh, R (2019). Use of municipal, agricultural, industrial, construction and demolition waste in thermal and sound building insulation materials: a review article. Journal of Environmental Health Science and Engineering, doi:10.1007/s40201-019-00380-z.
Haque, F., Santos, R.M., Dutta, A., Thimmanagari, M., Chiang, Y.W. (2019). Co-benefits of wollastonite weathering in agriculture: CO2 sequestration and promoted plant growth. ACS Omega, 4(1), 1425-1433.
Zhang, N., Santos, R.M., Smith, S.M., Šiller, L. (2019). Acceleration of CO2 mineralisation of alkaline brines with nickel nanoparticles catalysts in continuous tubular reactor. Chemical Engineering Journal, 377, 120479.