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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

 

Research

My research explores the possibilities of using Chemical Looping techniques to produce value-added chemicals (e.g., ethylene and ethylene oxide) in greener, safer and more cost-effective ways. 

Research interests: Energy, Catalysis, Climate Change

Publications

Key publications: 

Gabra, S., Miles, J., & Scott, S. A. (2019). Techno-economic analysis of stand-alone wind micro-grids, compared with PV and diesel in Africa. Renewable Energy, 143, 1928. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.05.119

Gabra, S., Marek, E. J., Poulston, S., Williams, G., & Dennis, J. S. (2021). The use of strontium ferrite perovskite as an oxygen carrier in the chemical looping epoxidation of ethylene. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 286, 119821. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119821

Other publications: 

Marek, E. J., Gabra, S., Dennis, J. S., & Scott, S. A. (2020). High selectivity epoxidation of ethylene in chemical looping setup. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 262, 118216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.118216

Saghafifar, M., Gabra, S. (2020). A critical overview of solar assisted carbon capture systems: Is solar always the solution? International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 92, 102852 . https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijggc.2019.102852

Teaching and Supervisions

Teaching: 

CET IA Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer

CET IA Heat and Mass Transfer Operations

CET IA Engineering Structures

CET IA Properties of Materials

CET IA Introductory Dynamics

PhD student

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