Professor, Energy and Mineral Engineering






Research Areas:

  • Chemistry of carbonization and mesophase development for controlling the sturcture and properties of carbon materials
    • Needle coke production for graphite electrodes
    • Sponge coke production for carbon anodes
  • Mechanisms of undesirable carbon deposition in engine fuel systems and in industrial process units
    • Coke deposition on ICE fuel injectors
    • Coke deposition in tube heaters or reactors
  • Solid carbons materials from pyrolysis of waste polyethylene for Li-ion battery applications