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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology




Chemical Looping Combustion
Fluidized Bed
Energy generation 





M.Eng. Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, 2018.


Key publications: 

Kwong, KY et al. (2022) Predictions of burnout times of biomass char using experimentally determined CO to CO2 ratio. Chemical Engineering Journal. 450. 138404.

Kwong, KY et al. (2022) Chemical Looping Combustion of a Biomass Char in Fe2O3-, CuO-, and SrFeO3−δ-Based Oxygen Carriers. Energy and Fuels.

Kwong, KY and Marek, EJ (2021) Combustion of Biomass in Fluidized Beds: A Review of Key Phenomena and Future Perspectives. Energy and Fuels. 35, 20, 16303–16334.

Kwong, KY and Mao, R and Scott, SA and Dennis, JS and Marek, EJ (2021) Analysis of the rate of combustion of biomass char in a fluidised bed of CLOU particles. Chemical Engineering Journal. 417. 127942.

Teaching and Supervisions


Supervisor for courses: CET IIA Process dynamics and control and CET IIA Partial DIfferential Equation

Research supervision: 

Mentors for IIB research projects and students:

  1. Kinetics of biochar oxidation: Sam and Dhurai (2021 - 2022)
  2. Study of char combustion based on primary CO/CO2 ratio: Luke and Walid (2019 - 2020)
PhD student

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Person keywords: 
chemical looping
carbon capture