The core theme of my research program is the development and optimization of multiphase reactors via experimental studies, process modeling, and scale-up considerations. My research group attempts to overcome the technological barriers delaying next-generation reactors needed to convert renewable raw materials and existing wastes materials into sustainable chemical building blocks and/or energy carriers. We thus apply our expertise in multiphase reactors to:
1. Establish and optimize the reaction pathways for upgrading renewable materials, such as bio-oils,
2. Advance the fundamental understanding of transport phenomena in multiphase reactors based on a combined experimental and modeling scale-up approach,
3. Identify and design innovative sustainable technologies based on the conversion of existing waste streams to value-added products.
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London ON N6A 3K7
Contact Name Dominic Pjontek