Chemische procestechniek Modelling of gas-solid chemical reactors. Bubble flow, heat transfer and conversion in fluidized bed reactors. Numerical analysis of the bifurcation behavior of non-linear systems. Catalytic reduction of NOx in automotive exhaust gases. Modelling of multistage separation processes. Computer-aided design of chemical processes: development of simulation programs. Energy integration in chemical processes.
Biochemical Wastewater Valorization & Engineering (BioWaVE) University of Antwerp
Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The research in the Department of Chemical Engineering aims at developing creative solutions to challenging problems in the field of separation technology and catalysis by exploiting the new possibilities in materials engineering and nanotechnology. Key to this development process is a thorough understanding of the fundamental events, from the molecular scale to the real life application level. In our group, advanced experimental techniques ...
Research topics of this unit are:
• Surface chemistry of cellulose, starch and chitin nanoparticles and their macroscopic natural fibers / granules
• Self-structuring of cellulose, starch and chitin nanoparticles
• Thermodynamic interactions on surfaces, between nanoparticles, between polymers, and all possible combinations
• Development of (nano) materials based on renewable raw materials
• Aerogels and ...
Combustion and Robust optimization Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The research topics of BURN are:
- Novel combustion technologies:
combustor (flameless, oxy-fuel), internal combustion engine (LTC engines), micro gas turbine (mHAT)
- Kinetic mechanism reduction:
Tabulation of Dynamic Adaptive Chemistry, Principal Component Analysis
- Non-conventional fuels:
H2 enriched fuels, biofuels and biomass
- Pollutant formation:
Department of Biochemical and microbial technology Ghent University
Department of Biosystems Engineering Ghent University
Department of Chemical engineering and technical chemistry Ghent University
Department of Chemical Engineering (CIT) KU Leuven
For more information about the research topics of the different research teams belonging to this department see: - Division for chemical engineering - Division for physical chemistry - Division for expertsystems and processanalysis - Research group Environmental Technology - Laboratory of Applied Rheology and Polymer Processing