The Combustion and Catalysis Lab is directed by Professor Marco J. Castaldi. The main focus is the thermal and catalytic conversion of carbon based material to desired products. For example, municipal solid waste and biomass to synthetic fuels, liquid fuels to hydrogen and greenhouse gases (carbon-based) to fuels.
Swanand Tupsakhare published a journal article entitled “SIMULATION OF CO2 STORAGE AND METHANE GAS PRODUCTION FROM GAS HYDRATES IN A LARGE SCALE LABORATORY REACTOR” in Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.
Swanand Tupsakhare and Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald published a journal article entitled “Thermally Assisted Dissociation of Methane Hydrates & the Impact of CO2 Injection” in Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.
Michaela Wagar finished her 2nd doctoral qualifying exam at the City College of New York. The title of her proposal is “Activity of Poplar Wood Char from Biomass Gasification for the Reduction and Adsorption of NO x ”