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Professor Behdad Moghtaderi

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School of Engineering (Chemical Engineering)

The Energy Powerhouse

Driven by the desire to reduce greenhouse gases, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi is transforming the energy and mining sectors using his revolutionary GRANEX heat engine and greenhouse gas abatement technologies.

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi

Attracting more than $48 million in research funding in the past 12 years and with more than 220 publications, the world-renowned chemical engineer has helped solve some of the biggest issues in improving energy efficiency and developing low emissions coal and renewable energy technologies.

"Reducing global greenhouse gas emissions has always been the driver of my research – the future of our planet depends on it," Professor Moghtaderi said.

"These innovations are not only important economically for industry, but to society's overall quality of life, health and environment," he said.

Professor Moghtaderi and his 30-strong research team, based at the University of Newcastle's world-class interdisciplinary research facility Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER), are currently working on delivering safe, new methods of managing ventilation air methane (VAM) generated by underground coal mines.

The release of fugitive methane emissions is a by-product of underground coal mining and accounts for 64 per cent of all greenhouse gas emissions from the coal mining sector.

Announced in 2014, Professor Moghtaderi will lead two research projects that will address some of the major technical barriers to the full scale commercial deployment of VAM emissions abatement technologies, including the critical challenge of safe connection to the ventilation systems of underground mines.

The two projects received a total $30 million in funding from the Australian Government's Department of Industry and ACA Low Emissions Technologies Ltd.

Comparing his technologies to 'insurance' for climate change, Professor Moghtaderi said the VAM technology can potentially reduce fugitive methane emissions from underground coal mine operations by up to 90 per cent, reducing Australia's total national greenhouse gas inventory by about three percent and save industry millions.

"On an Australia-wide scale, removing VAM emissions from underground coal mining operations would be the equivalent to removing 2.8 million cars from our roads."

Once developed, the project outcomes will be equally applicable in other countries with underground coal mines.

"People take out home and car insurance to protect their assets and themselves from unknown events in the future. A similar rationale can be applied to energy technologies.

"We might not fully understand the impacts of climate changes, but are we comfortable with doing nothing and hoping that everything will be OK?"

This commitment has also seen Professor Moghtaderi and co-inventor Dr Elham Doroodchi and their teams to work with industry and develop GRANEX, an emission-free engine that turns heat from low-grade sources such as geothermal and industrial waste heat into electricity.

The research gained popular attention when GRANEX featured on the ABC TV's The New Inventors in 2011.

"I always enter my first lecture with a hot cup of coffee, which I place under a scaled model of a sterling engine connected to a propeller. The heat from my coffee powers the propeller blades of the model. It is a simple example of how waste heat can be used. I have been using that demonstration for ten years now and will never grow tired of seeing how excited it makes my students."

The technology delivers higher thermal efficiencies than conventional power plants, improving cycle efficiency and increasing the net electrical output from a given heat source by around 40 per cent.

A solar thermal combined power and heat plant using GRANEX is expected to be fully operational by March 2014 at the Wallsend public pool.

"We recently installed GRANEX technology to heat a local swimming pool. This is now a recreational resource for the community that can be used all year round, instead of just the warmer months."

"This is just one example of the commercial applications for GRANEX. It has significant potential international market value and could generate billions of dollars."

The revolutionary device is capable of using heat sources that might not otherwise be viably recycled, such as the flue gas from a coal-fired power station, exhaust from a diesel engine or heat from a geothermal source.

GRANEX was created after Granite Power Pty Ltd approached the University' commercial arm, Newcastle Innovation, looking for help to solve a problem they were having regarding developing commercially attractive geothermal energy technology.

Professor Moghtaderi said the ease with which industry could approach and work with global leaders had helped cement the University of Newcastle's reputation as being at the international forefront of research into clean and sustainable energy sources.

"The spirit of research here at the University of Newcastle is that we have a strong solutions-focused approach and want to see this research applied to the real world – we aim to be pragmatic and practical," said Professor Moghtaderi.

"With NIER, a world-class interdisciplinary research facility both here on campus, Newcastle truly is Australia's hub in energy research."

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Professor Behdad Moghtaderi

The Energy Powerhouse

Driven by the desire to reduce greenhouse gases, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi is transforming the energy and mining sectors using his revolutionary GRANEX heat engine and greenhouse gas abatement technologies.Attracting more than $48 million in research funding in the past 12…

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Leading change

Our researchers are on a mission to reduce the world's greenhouse gas emissions

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi is on a mission to solve global energy challenges through world-leading research to develop low emissions coal technologies, renewable energy technologies and engineering solutions to improve energy efficiency in industry.

"I am driven by a desire to develop technologies that will help reduce greenhouse emissions. The future of our planet relies on it," says Professor Behdad Moghtaderi.

It is this passion that has equipped the chemical engineer to take a leading role in the University of Newcastle's Centre for Energy, a national leader in the research field of new-generation clean and renewable energy production. The Centre is a key component of the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources (NIER), a world-class interdisciplinary research facility on the University campus.

A consultant to government and industry, Professor Moghtaderi is a global thought leader, anticipating priorities for change and development in the energy sector. As a result, he has attracted more than $32 million in research funding in the past 12 years.

"We have recognised the research opportunities, and we are delivering results that are shaping government and industry agendas."

It is this influence and expertise that is generating sustainability outcomes on a global scale. His latest work involving Ventilation Air Methane, or VAM, may hold the key to unlocking one of the underground coal mining industries greatest environmental challenges. With the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from underground coal mining operations by as much as 90 per cent, Professor Moghtaderi's VAM technology could lead to emissions reductions equivalent to the removal of 2.8 million cars from Australian roads.

Professor Moghtaderi gained popular attention when his GRANEX power platform featured on the ABC TV's The New Inventors in 2011. GRANEX, developed in conjunction with Granite Power Pty Ltd, is an emission-free engine that turns heat from low-grade sources into electricity.

It is revolutionary because it is capable of using heat sources that might not otherwise be viably recycled, such as the flue gas from a coal-fired power station, exhaust from a diesel engine or heat from a geothermal source.

Commercialised examples of his technologies are abundant and can be found throughout the world in power stations, the mining and minerals processing industry and community assets such as swimming pools.   

Professor Moghtaderi compares his technologies to 'insurance' for climate change.

"People take out home and car insurance to protect their assets and themselves from unknown events in the future. A similar rationale can be applied to the technologies that fascinate me. We might not fully understand the impacts of climate change but are we comfortable with doing nothing and hoping that everything will be OK?"

Professor Moghtaderi firmly believes the University is at the international forefront of research into clean and sustainable energy sources.

"The University's engineering area has always been a leader and now, with our Centre for Energy and the Newcastle Institute for Energy and Resources on campus, Newcastle really is Australia's hub in energy research."

As a lecturer at the University of Newcastle, Professor Moghtaderi is taking steps to ensure this tradition continues by inspiring and cultivating the next generation of researchers.

"I always enter my first lecture with a hot coffee, which I place under a model of an engine and propeller. The heat from my coffee powers the propeller blades of the model. It's an example of the GRANEX technology. I have been using that demonstration for ten years now and will never grow tired of seeing how excited it makes my students."

With such enthusiasm for learning, it is easy to see how Professor Moghtaderi has received several teaching awards.

Looking to the future, Professor Moghtaderi hopes to continue his exploration of community applications of his technology.

"We recently installed GRANEX technology to heat a local swimming pool. This generated great outcomes for the community as it is now a recreational resource that can be used all year round, instead of just the warmer months."

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Career Summary

Biography

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi's research expertise is in the general field of energy and the environment. He has broad experience, knowledge and achievements in this field, particularly in application areas, such as renewable energy resources (e.g. biomass combustion / gasification, and geothermal power cycles), fire safety science, hydrogen powered micro-energy systems, and energy efficiency in buildings. Prof Moghtaderi has worked with both reacting and non-reacting flows, spanning gaseous and particle-laden flow from laboratory to pilot-scale experimental facilities and full-scale plants. His experience spans both the experimental, involving a wide range of laser-diagnostic and conventional techniques, to modelling using computational fluid dynamics (CFD). All are of direct relevance to the research program of the PRC-Energy. Prof Moghtaderi has worked closely with industry, government (Federal Government Geothermal Industry Round Table, Australian Greenhouse Office, etc) and international bodies (the International Energy Agency, IEA) on his research activities informing policy and practice. He served as the Honorary Secretary of The Australian and New Zealand Section of the Combustion Institute between 2007-2010. Within his area of expertise, Prof Moghtaderi has jointly published in excess of 220 articles and holds five patents. Since joining the University of Newcastle in 1999, Prof Moghtaderi has attracted in excess of $32M from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and industry to support his research activities. During this period he has secured 8 ARC-Discovery grants, 12 ARC-Linkage grants, 9 ARC-LIEF grants, 13 nationally competitive grants from none-ARC schemes, 23 industry grants and 21 University grants. Prof Moghtaderi greatly values the importance of research training and, as such, has been heavily involved with the supervision of postgraduate students. Since 1999, Prof Moghtaderi has had 14 PhD and two MSc completions by students under his supervision.

Research Expertise
The underlying theme of my research is Thermo-Fluid Engineering encompassing applications in the general field of energy and the environment. The focus of my research is development of technologies suitable for direct/indirect minimisation of greenhouse emissions. I have broad experience, knowledge and interests in this field, particularly in the following application areas which I have established since joining the University of Newcastle in 1999: * Renewable energy systems (e.g. biomass combustion, gasification and co-firing, as well as geothermal power); * Advanced clean coal technologies (e.g. oxy-fuel and chemical looping combustion); * Hydrogen powered micro-energy systems with an emphasis on microfluidics and micro-fabrication; * Energy efficiency (e.g. energy efficiency in buildings, energy efficient desalination), and fire physics. My research is underpinned by a wide range of novel and conventional experimental (e.g. laser-diagnostic, Micro-PIV) and modelling (e.g. computational fluid dynamics, CFD) techniques. I have extensive experience with both reacting and non-reacting flows, spanning gaseous and particle-laden systems from laboratory to pilot-scale facilities and full-scale plants. My research is cutting edge, well respected and internationally recognised. I have worked closely with industry, government, and international organisations on topics related to my research informing/influencing policy and practice. Through my research I have made significant contributions to the application areas listed above. The unique feature of these contributions is the fact that they provide detailed fundamental information about various technologies under conditions pertinent to the full-scale systems. As such, they have immediate applications in the engineering design of energy systems.

Teaching Expertise
I have taught many undergraduate courses since joining the University in 1997. My primary area of interest is courses related to thermo-fluid engineering. The courses I taught since 1997 include: CHEE111, CHEE1150, CHEE265, CHEE2820, CHEE2830, CHEE2690, CHEE357, CHEE372, CHEE3900, CHEE4210, CHEE4630, CHEE4950, and CHEE4970. I have also led and implemented several curriculum development initiatives, including: * Major revisions of chemical engineering and its associated double degree programs as part of the Faculty Engineering course rationalisation and introduction of the common first year program (revision in 2005, implementation 2006). * Played an instrumental role in the development of a new course-work Master program in Chemical Engineering. * Played an instrumental role in the Faculty of Engineering course rationalisation and introduction of the common first year and General Engineering courses such as GENG1000, GENG1002, GENG1803, GENG3830, (2004-2005). * Development of a Chemical Engineering program for future use in the PSB (Singapore) night program, (2005-2006). * Development of a Chemical/Mechanical Engineering program for UNISS scholars support by the Bradken Pty Ltd (2005). I have been the recepient of the following teaching awards: * The 2006 Carrick Awards for Australian University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning., citation was awarded for : the successful convergence of a student-centred and vertically integrated approach to design in engineering. The 2006 Vice Chancellors Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (the University of Newcastle) for: the successful convergence of a student-centred and vertically integrated approach to design in Engineering. *The Institute of Engineers Australia (IEAust) Excellence in Engineering Education Award, 2002. *Several commendation letters from the PVC-Engineering for my teaching performance.

Administrative Expertise
I have proven experience and demonstrable record of planning, management and quality improvement of services at the university and professional levels. I have: * Simultaneously held four major administrative positions at the Discipline, Faculty and University levels (Chem Eng Program Convenor, Member of the Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee, Member of the Faculty Research Committee, Co-Director PRC-Energy) and have played an influential role in establishing new initiatives and reviewing/streamlining of existing policies/procedures. * Significantly contributed to professional activities through the membership of editorial boards and organising committees, refereeing scientific papers, assessing grant applications, and examining postgraduate theses. * Participated in a campaign to raise public awareness about global warming, renewable energy and clean coal technologies. * Provided expert advice to the International Energy Agency (IEA), the Australian Federal Government and the Australian Greenhouse Office on matters related to global warming, energy efficiency, renewable energy and clean coal technologies. 


Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Sydney
  • Bachelor of Science (Mechanical Engineering), Shiraz University - Iran
  • Master of Engineering Studies (Mechanical Eng), University of Sydney

Keywords

  • Clean Coal Technologies (Chemical Looping Combustion, Oxy-fuel Combustion)
  • Combustion
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
  • Energy Efficiency (Building Thermal Performance, Energy Efficeint Desalination)
  • Energy Systems
  • Engineering Design
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Laser Diagnostics
  • Mass Transfer
  • Micro-Energy Systems (Microfluidics, Micro-reaction, Microfabrication)
  • Process Simulation and Modelling
  • Reaction Kinetics
  • Renewable Energy Systems (Biomass Utilisation, Geothermal Power)
  • Thermodynamics

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
091499Resources Engineering and Extractive Metallurgy not elsewhere classified50
120299Building not elsewhere classified5
090499Chemical Engineering not elsewhere classified45

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/01/2014 - ProfessorUniversity of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
28/01/1997 - 30/11/1998Research Associate- Chemical EngUniversity of Newcastle
Engineering
Australia

Academic appointment

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
1/03/2007 - Member and AdvisorIndustry Round Table on Geothermal Energy, Australian Federal Government
Australia
1/04/2005 - Australian RepresentativeThe International Energy Agency (IEA), Task 32, Biomass Combustion & Cofiring
Australia
1/01/2005 - Associate ProfessorUniversity of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
1/01/2002 - 1/01/2005Senior LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
1/01/1999 - 1/01/2002LecturerUniversity of Newcastle
School of Engineering
Australia
1/09/1998 - 1/01/1999Research AssociateThe University of Adelaide
School of Engineering
Australia
1/09/1998 - 1/01/1999LecturerThe University of Adelaide
School of Engineering
Australia

Membership

DatesTitleOrganisation / Department
Member of the Editorial Borad - Journal of BioResourcesJournal of BioResources
Australia
Honorary Secretary - The Australia and New Zealand Section of the Combustion InstituteThe Australia and New Zealand Section of the Combustion Institute
Australia

Awards

Distinction

YearAward
2006Fellow
Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust)

Honours

YearAward
2014NSW Science & Engineering Award - Renewable energy innovation
Office of the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer
2006Citation
Carrick Institute for Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

Invitations

Participant

YearTitle / Rationale
2007keynote paper: CFD Modelling of Coal/Biomass Co-Firing in PF Boilers
Organisation: Indo-Australian Workshop on CFD Description: I delivered a keynote paper/presentation titled: "CFD Modelling of Coal/Biomass Co-Firing in PF Boilers" at the Indo-Australian Workshop on CFD, IIT Roorkee, India, 2007.
2006Keynote presentation (Biomass in Australia)
Organisation: The Australians Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering and The Indian Academy of Science Description: I was invited and delivered a keynote presentation on the topic of "Biomass in Australia" at the Joint meeting of the Indian Academy of Science and The Australians Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Joint Sustainable Energy Workshop, CSIRO Energy, Newcastle, 5 Dec, 2006.
2001Keynote paper: Pyrolysis of Char Forming Solid Fuels: A Critical Review of the Mathematical Modelling Techniques
Organisation: 5th Asia Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology Description: I delivered a keynote paper/presentation titled: "Pyrolysis of Char Forming Solid Fuels: A Critical Review of the Mathematical Modelling Techniques", at The 5th Asia Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology (AOSFST5), Australia, pp. 55-82, 2001.
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2011Page AW, Moghtaderi B, Alterman D, Hands SA, A Study of the Thermal Performance of Australian Housing, Priority Research Centre for Energy, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, 193 (2011) [A2]
Co-authorsAdrian Page
2007Moghtaderi B, Ness J, Coal-Biomass Cofiring Handbook, Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development, Kenmore, QLD, 284 (2007) [A3]

Chapter (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Shiel J, Moghtaderi B, Aynsley R, Page A, 'Reducing the energy consumption of existing residential buildings, for climate change and scarce resource scenarios in 2050', Weather Matters for Energy, Springer, New York 467-493 (2014) [B1]
DOI10.1007/978-1-4614-9221-4_23
Co-authorsAdrian Page
2008Moghtaderi B, 'Co-combustion', The Handbook of Biomass Combustion and Co-Firing, Earthscan, Oxford, United Kingdom 203-248 (2008) [B1]
2007Moghtaderi B, Ness J, 'Technical issues associated with co-combustion and ash deposition', Coal-Biomass Cofiring Handbook, Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development, Brisbane, Queensland 155-192 (2007) [B1]
2007Moghtaderi B, Ness J, 'Fuel handling and processing issues associated with the cofiring of biomass and coal', Coal-Biomass Cofiring Handbook, Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development, Brisbane, Queensland 109-154 (2007) [B1]
2007Ness J, Moghtaderi B, 'Biomass and bioenergy', Coal-Biomass Cofiring Handbook, Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development, Brisbane, Queensland 1-36 (2007) [B1]
2007Ness J, Moghtaderi B, 'Case studies', Coal-Biomass Cofiring Handbook, Cooperative Research Centre for Coal in Sustainable Development, Brisbane, Queensland 245-282 (2007) [B1]
2002Moghtaderi B, Novozhilov V, Fletcher DF, Kent JH, 'The Effect of Char Oxidation on the Flaming Combustion Characteristics of Wood Materials', The Behaviour of Glass and Other Materials Exposed to Fire, Baywood Publishing Company, Inc., Amityville, New York 165-178 (2002) [B1]
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Journal article (120 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2015Ahubelem N, Shah K, Moghtaderi B, Altarawneh M, Dlugogorski BZ, Page AJ, 'Formation of chlorobenzenes by oxidative thermal decomposition of 1,3-dichloropropene', Combustion and Flame, (2015)

We combine combustion experiments and density functional theory (DFT) calculations to investigate the formation of chlorobenzenes from oxidative thermal decomposition of 1,3-dichloropropene. Mono- to hexa-chlorobenzenes are observed between 800 and 1150. K, and the extent of chlorination was proportional to the combustion temperature. Higher chlorinated congeners of chlorobenzene (tetra-, penta-, hexa-chlorobenzene) are only observed in trace amounts between 950 and 1050. K. DFT calculations indicate that cyclisation of chlorinated hexatrienes proceeds via open-shell radical pathways. These species represent key components in the formation mechanism of chlorinated polyaromatic hydrocarbons. Results presented herein should provide better understanding of the evolution of soot from combustion/pyrolysis of short chlorinated alkenes.

DOI10.1016/j.combustflame.2015.02.008
Co-authorsAlister Page
2015Zhou C, Shah K, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Equilibrium thermodynamic analyses of methanol production via a novel Chemical Looping Carbon Arrestor process', Energy Conversion and Management, 96 392-402 (2015)

Abstract Methanol economy is considered as an alternative to hydrogen economy due to the better handling and storage characteristics of methanol fuel than liquid hydrogen. This paper is concerned about a comprehensive equilibrium thermodynamic analysis carried out on methanol production via an innovative Chemical Looping Carbon Arrestor/Reforming process being developed at the University of Newcastle in order to reduce both energy consumption and carbon emissions. The detailed simulation revealed thermodynamic limitations within the Chemical Looping Carbon Reforming process however on the other hand it also confirmed that the new concept is a low energy requirement and low emission option compared to other methanol production technologies. Specifically, the mass and energy balance study showed that the Chemical Looping Carbon Reforming process typically consumes approximately 0.76-0.77 mole methane, 0.25-0.27 mole carbon dioxide, 0.49-0.50 mole water, and 0.51 mole iron oxide (in a chemical looping manner) per mole of methanol production. Moreover, the energy efficiency of Chemical Looping Carbon Reforming process was found to be ~64-70% and its emission profile was found as low as 0.14 mole carbon dioxide per mole of methanol, which is about 82-88% less than the conventional methanol production process and well below the emission levels of other emerging methanol production technologies.

DOI10.1016/j.enconman.2015.03.008
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2015Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Alghamdi YA, Shah K, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, 'CFD-DEM simulation of solid circulation rate in the cold flow model of chemical looping systems', Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 95 262-280 (2015)

In a chemical looping combustor (CLC) system, the solid circulation rate (SCR) is a key parameter that determines the design, operating conditions and the overall efficiency of the system. In the present work, the gas-solid flow of a CLC cold flow model (10kWth) has been simulated by the computational fluid dynamics-discrete element method (CFD-DEM). The results showed that the SCR at different locations of the system fluctuates with time with different amplitude, and the variation of SCR is periodically stable. The turbulent gas-solid flow regime in the air reactor was found to be the main mechanism driving the fluctuation of SCR and determined the fluctuation frequency and amplitude. The SCR increased with the flow rates of air/fuel reactors and loop seals, and the total solid inventory. Changes in operating conditions directly induced the change in the mass of solids that were entrained into the riser from the air reactor and how fast the solids were transported therein. A correlation was subsequently proposed to describe the SCR as a function of solid hold-up and gas flow velocity in the riser. The particle residence time decreased in a power law as the SCR increased. Reasonable agreements were obtained between simulations and experiments in terms of solid distribution, gas-solid flow patterns, pressure drop profiles and SCR.

DOI10.1016/j.cherd.2014.11.005
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2015Cummings J, Shah K, Atkin R, Moghtaderi B, 'Physicochemical interactions of ionic liquids with coal; The viability of ionic liquids for pre-treatments in coal liquefaction', Fuel, 143 244-252 (2015)

Three Australian sub-bituminous coals were treated with three different ionic liquids (ILs) at a temperature of 100 °C. The thermal behaviour of these treated coals were compared against raw coals via pyrolysis experiments in a Thermogravimetric Analyser. Morphological comparisons were also made via Scanning Electron Microscopy. Among the studied ILs, 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride [Bmim][Cl] was found to perform the most consistently in being able to alter the thermal and morphological properties of most of the coals used. It is posited that this may be due to the large difference in charge density between the delocalised charge of the large bmim cation and the chloride anion which allows this IL to disrupt the cross linked network of coal. It was also found that the interactions of the ionic liquids are coal specific, for instance none of the ionic liquids were able to change the thermal properties of coal A. Moreover, the results indicated that among the studied coals, coal R showed the highest mass loss during pyrolysis in TGA and coal C showed the highest amount of swelling and fragmentation in SEM images. The results displayed in this study indicate that the potential for ionic liquids to be used as pre-treatments in coal liquefaction is promising. Crown

DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2014.11.042
Co-authorsKalpit Shah, Rob Atkin
2015Shah K, Zhou C, Song H, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'A novel hybrid chemical-looping oxy combustor process for the combustion of solid and gaseous fuels: Thermodynamic analysis', Energy and Fuels, 29 602-617 (2015)

The larger reactor volume, additional oxygen polishing unit, and carbon stripper for the separation of oxygen carriers and ash in the chemical looping combustion (CLC) and/or chemical looping oxygen uncoupling (CLOU) processes for solid fuels are anticipated not only to incur operational complexity but also to increase the capital and operating costs. As an alternative, this paper proposes a novel hybrid process, called "Chemical Looping Oxy Combustor (CLOC)". This novel process provides an integration of chemical looping air separation (CLAS) with fluidized bed oxy-fuel combustion and is expected to eliminate the need for an additional oxygen polishing unit and carbon stripper. It can be retrofitted to any existing coal circulating fluidized bed (CFB) at low cost. The other advantages of CLOC includes less solid handling issues, flexibility in handling low-grade coal with high moisture, no/less contamination of oxygen carriers, no/less slip of CO2/SOx in an air reactor, low energy penalty, etc. Also, in the CLOC process, coal combustion will occur in a separate fluidized bed combustor with relatively faster kinetics, because of the availability of high oxygen concentration (i.e., ~25-28 vol-"%), which eliminates the need for a larger fuel reactor volume. In the current paper, thermodynamic simulations of CLOC process using Cu-, Mn-, and Co-based metal oxide oxygen carriers were performed. Their performances were also compared against the conventional air-firing and oxy-firing technologies, e.g., oxy-fuel combustion integrated with cryogenic air separation unit (CASU) and CLOU. It was identified that the CLOC process needs external heat for reduction reactor provided by either direct or indirect methane combustion. Moreover, a maximum plant thermal efficiency was achieved for CLOC using Cu-based oxygen carrier. The energy penalty of the CLOC process, compared with the air-firing base case, was found to be ~2%-3%, which is ~4-5 times smaller than those of the CASU cases and only half of that of the CLOU process, indicating that CLOC offers a promising option for the combustion of solid fuels.

DOI10.1021/ef502389t
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi, Kalpit Shah
2015Zhang Y, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Reduction kinetics of Fe2O3/Al2O3 by ultralow concentration methane under conditions pertinent to chemical looping combustion', Energy and Fuels, 29 337-345 (2015)

Fe2O3/Al2O3 is found to be a suitable oxygen carrier candidate for the chemical looping combustion with ultralow methane concentration in a previous study by our team. In order to facilitate the fundamental reactor design and understand the energy consumption, the reduction kinetics mechanism of Fe2O3 (hematite) with 0.5 vol % CH4 was determined and the kinetic parameters were estimated based on the thermogravimetric analysis. Two oxygen carriers (i.e., Fe25Al and Fe45Al) were prepared and used in the TGA experiment. It was observed that the reduction of Fe2O3 was a two-steps process. Initially, Fe2O3 is transformed into Fe3O4 (magnetite) at a fast reaction rate and followed by a slow step corresponding to the reduction from Fe3O4 to FeAl2O4. A topochemical approach associated with Hancock and Sharp's method was therefore applied to determine the most suitable kinetic model for the reduction process. It was found that the initial fast step can be described by the Avrami-Erofe'ev phase change model, the A2 model for low conversion, and the A3 model for high conversion, whereas the reaction for the second step was in diffusion control. It also can be concluded that within the Fe2O3 content of 25-45 wt %, there is no difference on the reduction kinetic mechanism and similar activation energy was obtained, which can be comparable with the findings in the literature.

DOI10.1021/ef5024252
CitationsScopus - 1
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2015Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Sathe M, Joshi JB, Evans GM, Moghtaderi B, 'A method for calculating the surface area of numerically simulated aggregates', Advanced Powder Technology, 26 56-65 (2015)

The success of many industrial processes largely depends on the structural characteristics of aggregates. In intensive aerobic digestion process for wastewater treatment applications, the structural characteristics namely aggregate shape, size and therefore the aggregate surface area strongly influence the transfer of dissolved oxygen from the aeration process to aggregates of harmful contaminants/microorganisms. The aim of this study was to apply Discrete Element Modelling (DEM) techniques to the aggregation of suspended particles (microorganisms) to quantify the available surface area for convection and diffusion as a function of particles number concentration and surface charge. The simulation inputs included particle and fluid characteristics such as particle size and density, solid concentration, suspension pH and ionic strength. A post processing method based on the Go-chess concept was developed to quantify the surface area of aggregate structure. The simulation results showed that whilst an increase in connection points increases the total surface area of the aggregate, this does not necessarily translate into an increase in the surface area available for oxygen transfer as combinations of open and close pores are formed. Aggregate surface area was directly determined by aggregate structural characteristics, and increased rapidly when the coordination number was below 3.5 and the fractal dimension was less than 1.5. A correlation for prediction of aggregate external surface area was also proposed as a function of aggregate structural characteristics in terms of fractal dimension and coordination number.

DOI10.1016/j.apt.2014.08.005
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi, Geoffrey Evans
2015Zhang Y, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Comprehensive study of Fe2O3/Al2O3 reduction with ultralow concentration methane under conditions pertinent to chemical looping combustion', Energy and Fuels, 29 1951-1960 (2015)

An experimental study was conducted to identify the most suitable alumina-supported iron-based oxygen carrier for the abatement of ultralow concentration methane using a chemical looping approach. This was done by evaluating the performance characteristics such as reactivity, cyclic stability, and gas conversion. The experiments were carried out in a thermogravimetric analyzer and a fixed bed reactor setup under the desired conditions. Thermodynamics analysis was carried out using the commercially available software ASPENPLUS. The analysis suggested that the favorable iron-based oxygen carriers were those with the weight content of Fe2O3 less than 50 wt %. Three Fe2O3/Al2O3 samples were therefore prepared with the metal oxide contents in the range of 10-45 wt %, i.e., Fe10Al, Fe25Al, and Fe45Al. The thermogravimetric analysis experimental results showed that the reduction reactivity and stability were improved with the addition of support material compared with unsupported Fe2O3. Moreover, the reduction reactivity varied with the solid conversion range and the weight content of the parent material. For full reduction of Fe2O3 to Fe3O4, the sample Fe10Al showed the highest reduction reactivity. However, in terms of the rate of oxygen transport (which considers the combined effects of the oxygen transfer capacity and reactivity), the highest value was achieved by the Fe45Al sample. The gas conversion of CH4 to CO2 was also quite dependent on the weight content of Fe2O3. Essentially, Fe45Al delivered the longest duration on high-level conversion (i.e., complete conversion of CH4 to CO2). In summary, Fe45Al was found to be the most suitable oxygen carrier candidate in this application. The effect of operational parameters was further examined with various reaction temperatures (873-1073 K), methane concentrations (0.1-1.5 vol %), and CO2 compositions (0-50 vol %).

DOI10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b00080
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2015Zhou C, Shah K, Moghtaderi B, 'Techno-economic assessment of integrated chemical looping air separation for oxy-fuel combustion: An Australian case study', Energy and Fuels, 29 2074-2088 (2015)

A techno-economic analysis was carried out to assess the oxy-fuel conversion of eight major coal-fired power plants in the state of NSW, Australia. For this purpose, several alternative retrofit configurations, differing only in the air separation unit (ASU) but otherwise identical, were considered. More specifically, three types of oxygen plants were studied: a cryogenic-based air separation unit and integrated chemical looping air separation units using steam (ICLAS[S]) and recycled flue gas (ICLAS[FG]) as the reduction medium. The main objective of the techno-economic analysis was to determine if the economic viability of oxy-fuel operations could be enhanced by incorporating ICLAS technology. The results show that the normalized oxygen demand for the NSW fleet of coal-fired power plants was about 450-550 m3/MWh, with Bayswater having the lowest normalized oxygen demand and Munmorah having the highest one. Moreover, it was found that by replacing a cryogenic-based ASU with an ICLAS unit, the average reduction in the ASU power demand was up to 47% and 76%, respectively, for ICLAS[S] and ICLAS[FG]. Similarly, the average thermal efficiency penalty associated with the cryogenic and the ICLAS[S] and ICLAS[FG] units was found to be about 9.5%, 7.5%, and 5%, respectively, indicating that the ICLAS[FG] unit is the most energy efficient option for oxy-fuel plants. Economic analyses suggest that a retrofit cost reduction of about 32% can be achieved by incorporating an ICLAS[FG] unit. On average, the levelized cost of electricity associated with the cryogenic and the ICLAS[S] and ICLAS[FG] units for the NSW fleet of coal-fired power plants was found to be about $118/MWh, $105/MWh, and $95/MWh, respectively.

DOI10.1021/ef5022076
Co-authorsKalpit Shah
2015Moffiet T, Alterman D, Hands S, Colyvas K, Page A, Moghtaderi B, 'A statistical study on the combined effects of wall thermal mass and thermal resistance on internal air temperatures', Journal of Building Physics, 38 419-443 (2015)
DOI10.1177/1744259113516248
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Trevor Moffiet, Kim Colyvas
2015Moffiet T, Alterman D, Hands S, Colyvas K, Page A, Moghtaderi B, 'A statistical study on the combined effects of wall thermal mass and thermal resistance on internal air temperatures', Journal of Building Physics, 38 419-443 (2015)

Statistical analyses are important for real-world validation of theoretical model predictions. In this article, a statistical analysis of real data shows empirically how thermal resistance, thermal mass, building design, season and external air temperature collectively affect indoor air temperature. A simple, four-point, diurnal, temperature-by-time profile is used to summarise daily thermal performance and is used as the response variable for the analysis of performance. The findings from the statistical analysis imply that, at least for moderate climates, the best performing construction/design will be one in which insulation and thermal mass arrangements can be dynamically altered to suit weather and season.

DOI10.1177/1744259113516248
Co-authorsTrevor Moffiet, Adrian Page, Kim Colyvas
2014Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, 'Influence of void fraction calculation on fidelity of CFD-DEM simulation of gas-solid bubbling fluidized beds', AIChE Journal, (2014) [C1]

The correct calculation of cell void fraction is pivotal in accurate simulation of two-phase flows using a computational fluid dynamics-discrete element method (CFD-DEM) approach. Two classical approaches for void fraction calculations (i.e., particle centroid method or PCM and analytical approach) were examined, and the accuracy of these methodologies in predicting the particle-fluid flow characteristics of bubbling fluidized beds was investigated. It was found that there is a critical cell size (3.82 particle diameters) beyond which the PCM can achieve the same numerical stability and prediction accuracy as those of the analytical approach. There is also a critical cell size (1/19.3 domain size) below which meso-scale flow structures are resolved. Moreover, a lower limit of cell size (1.63 particle diameters) was identified to satisfy the assumptions of CFD-DEM governing equations. A reference map for selecting the ideal computational cell size and the suitable approach for void fraction calculation was subsequently developed. © 2014 American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

DOI10.1002/aic.14421
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authorsCaimao Luo, Elham Doroodchi
2014Peng Z, Ghatage SV, Doroodchi E, Joshi JB, Evans GM, Moghtaderi B, 'Forces acting on a single introduced particle in a solid-liquid fluidised bed', Chemical Engineering Science, 116 49-70 (2014) [C1]

In a liquid fluidised bed system, the motion of each phase is governed by fluid-particle and particle-particle interactions. The particle-particle collisions can significantly affect the motion of individual particles and hence the solid-liquid two phase flow characteristics. In the current work, computational fluid dynamics-discrete element method (CFD-DEM) simulations of a dense foreign particle introduced in a monodispersed solid-liquid fluidised bed (SLFB) have been carried out. The fluidisation hydrodynamics of SLFB, settling behaviour of the foreign particle, fluid-particle interactions, and particle-particle collision behaviour have been investigated. Experiments including particle classification velocity measurements and fluid turbulence characterisation by particle image velocimetry (PIV) were conducted for the validation of prediction results. Compared to those predicted by empirical correlations, the particle classification velocity predicted by CFD-DEM provided the best agreement with the experimental data (less than 10% deviation). The particle collision frequency increased monotonically with the solid fraction. The dimensionless collision frequency obtained by CFD-DEM excellently fit the data line predicted by the kinetic theory for granular flow (KTGF). The particle collision frequency increased with the particle size ratio (dP2/dP1) and became independent of the foreign particle size for high solid fractions when the fluidised particle size was kept constant. The magnitude of collision force was 10-50 times greater than that of gravitational force and maximally 9 times greater than that of drag force. A correlation describing the collision force as a function of bed voidage was developed for Stp>65 and dP2/dP1=2. A maximum deviation of less than 20% was obtained when the correlation was used for the prediction of particle collision force. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.

DOI10.1016/j.ces.2014.04.040
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans, Elham Doroodchi
2014Shah K, Atkin R, Stanger R, Wall T, Moghtaderi B, 'Interactions between vitrinite and inertinite-rich coals and the ionic liquid - [bmim][Cl]', Fuel, 119 214-218 (2014) [C1]

The interactions between vitrinite and inertinite-rich coals and the ionic liquid butylimidazolium chloride ([bmim][Cl]) heated to 100 C have been characterised. Differences in the interactions of coal macerals and ionic liquids have been identified. [bmim][Cl] is able to dissolve 22 wt% of a high-vitrinite coal fraction compared to 14 wt% of a high-inertinite coal fraction. The vitrinite-rich coal fraction tends to swell to a greater extent compared to the inertinite-rich coal fraction, which was fractured and fragmented rather than swelled. © 2013 Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2013.11.038
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 2
Co-authorsRob Atkin, Kalpit Shah, Terry Wall
2014Liu D, Yu Y, Hayashi J-I, Moghtaderi B, Wu H, 'Contribution of dehydration and depolymerization reactions during the fast pyrolysis of various salt-loaded celluloses at low temperatures', Fuel, 136 62-68 (2014) [C1]

The loaded salts (NaCl, KCl, MgCl2, and CaCl2) have significantly different influence on the contribution of dehydration and depolymerization reactions to the decomposition of sugar structures during cellulose fast pyrolysis at 325 °C. The structures of salt-loaded celluloses already become cross-linked during heating-up period, largely due to the enhanced dehydration reactions catalyzed by inorganic species. As stronger Lewis acids, the alkaline earth metal ions (Mg2+ and Ca2+) are more effective than the alkali metal ions (Na+ and K+) to catalyze the dehydration reactions of sugar structures, leading to the formation of more cross-linked cellulose for the alkaline earth metal chloride-loaded celluloses. As a result, the majority of Mg and Ca are transformed into water-insoluble forms during the heating-up period, largely reducing the catalytic effects of these species on the dehydration of sugar structures during the subsequent isothermal pyrolysis. Rather, the dehydration of non-sugar structures is enhanced because the catalytic species are already bonded with non-sugar structures. In contrast, the dehydration of sugar structures during the heating-up period is less significant for the NaCl-loaded and KCl-loaded celluloses. The majority of Na and K are water-soluble after the heating-up period so that the dehydration of sugar structures is further enhanced during isothermal pyrolysis. The loaded salts have less influence on the depolymerization reactions. The contribution of depolymerization reactions to sugar conversion is relatively small during the heating-up stage, but increases substantially during isothermal pyrolysis. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2014.07.025
2014Azizian R, Doroodchi E, McKrell T, Buongiorno J, Hu LW, Moghtaderi B, 'Effect of magnetic field on laminar convective heat transfer of magnetite nanofluids', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HEAT AND MASS TRANSFER, 68 94-109 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2013.09.011Author URL
CitationsScopus - 15Web of Science - 12
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2014Zhou C, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Assessment of geothermal assisted coal-fired power generation using an Australian case study', ENERGY CONVERSION AND MANAGEMENT, 82 283-300 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enconman.2014.03.011Author URL
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 2
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2014Zhang Y, Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'Utilization of ventilation air methane as an oxidizing agent in chemical looping combustion', Energy Conversion and Management, (2014) [C1]

Release of fugitive methane (CH) emissions from ventilation air in coal mines is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Approximately 64% of methane emissions in coal mine operations are the result of VAM (i.e. ventilation air methane) which is difficult for use as a source of energy. A novel ancillary utilization of VAM was thereby proposed. In this proposal, the VAM was utilized instead of air as a feedstock to a chemical looping combustion (CLC) process of coal. In this case, FeO/FeO particles were shuttled between two interconnected reactors for combustion of syngas produced by an imbedded coal gasifier. The effect of VAM flow rate and methane concentration on the performance of CLC was analyzed thermodynamically using Aspen Plus software. Results indicated that the variations of air reactor temperature with VAM flow rate and methane concentration can be minimized as expected. The effect of temperature and inlet methane concentration on the conversion of CH was examined experimentally in a fixed bed reactor with the presence of particles of FeO/AlO. Not surprisingly, the reaction temperature put a significant influence on the conversion of CH. The conversion started at the temperature about 300 °C and the temperature to achieve full conversion was around 500 °C while the temperature in empty reactor between 665 °C and 840 °C. This is due to the catalytic effect of oxygen carriers (i.e. FeO/AlO) on the conversion of methane. Moreover, it was observed that the methane conversion rate decreased with the increase in inlet methane concentration while increasing with FeO loading content. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.enconman.2014.01.005
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 2
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2014Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Alghamdi YA, Shah K, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, 'CFD-DEM simulation of solid circulation rate in the cold flow model of chemical looping systems', Chemical Engineering Research and Design, (2014)

In a chemical looping combustor (CLC) system, the solid circulation rate (SCR) is a key parameter that determines the design, operating conditions and the overall efficiency of the system. In the present work, the gas-solid flow of a CLC cold flow model (10kWth) has been simulated by the computational fluid dynamics-discrete element method (CFD-DEM). The results showed that the SCR at different locations of the system fluctuates with time with different amplitude, and the variation of SCR is periodically stable. The turbulent gas-solid flow regime in the air reactor was found to be the main mechanism driving the fluctuation of SCR and determined the fluctuation frequency and amplitude. The SCR increased with the flow rates of air/fuel reactors and loop seals, and the total solid inventory. Changes in operating conditions directly induced the change in the mass of solids that were entrained into the riser from the air reactor and how fast the solids were transported therein. A correlation was subsequently proposed to describe the SCR as a function of solid hold-up and gas flow velocity in the riser. The particle residence time decreased in a power law as the SCR increased. Reasonable agreements were obtained between simulations and experiments in terms of solid distribution, gas-solid flow patterns, pressure drop profiles and SCR.

DOI10.1016/j.cherd.2014.11.005
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi, Caimao Luo
2014Zhang Y, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Chemical looping combustion of ultra low concentration of methane with Fe2O3/Al2O3 and CuO/SiO2', APPLIED ENERGY, 113 1916-1923 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.06.005Author URL
CitationsScopus - 12Web of Science - 11
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2014Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Investigation of flame propagation over an inclined fuel wetted porous bed', Fire Safety Journal, 67 113-120 (2014) [C1]

This experimental study was conducted to investigate the rate of flame spread over an inclined porous solid (sand) wetted with finite quantities of fuel (iso-propanol). The study comprised experiments that were conducted over 15° and 30° inclined beds with depths ranging from 13.3 mm to 39.9 mm and consisting of average sand particle diameters ranging from 0.5 mm to 5 mm under quiescent, assisted and opposed airflow conditions. Analysis of the resulting data indicate that the rate of flame spread is significantly decreased by increasing the bed inclination angle or the airflow velocity and is applicable for both assisted and opposed directions. Furthermore, the rate of flame spread is decreased to the minimum value and actually ceased halfway along the bed with a 30° inclination angle. This behaviour was observed mainly for beds containing coarse sand particles. The rate of flame spread was higher for thinner beds rather coarse beds under any given airflow conditions. Finally, the rate of flame spread in upward direction was relatively quicker in comparison with downward direction counterpart. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.firesaf.2014.05.019
2014Song H, Shah K, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Development of a Cu-Mg-Based Oxygen Carrier with SiO2 as a Support for Chemical Looping Air Separation', ENERGY & FUELS, 28 163-172 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef401485pAuthor URL
CitationsScopus - 6Web of Science - 7
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi, Kalpit Shah
2014Song H, Shah K, Doroodchi E, Wall T, Moghtaderi B, 'Analysis on Chemical Reaction Kinetics of CuO/SiO2 Oxygen Carriers for Chemical Looping Air Separation', ENERGY & FUELS, 28 173-182 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef401487xAuthor URL
CitationsScopus - 10Web of Science - 9
Co-authorsTerry Wall, Elham Doroodchi, Kalpit Shah
2014Tremain P, Zanganeh J, Hugo L, Curry S, Moghtaderi B, 'Characterization of "Chailings": A Char Created from Coal Tailings', ENERGY & FUELS, 28 7609-7615 (2014) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef501829fAuthor URL
2014Song H, Shah K, Doroodchi E, Wall T, Moghtaderi B, 'Reactivity of Al2O3- or SiO2-Supported Cu-, Mn-, and Co-based oxygen carriers for chemical looping air separation', Energy and Fuels, 28 1284-1294 (2014) [C1]

The chemical looping air separation (CLAS) is a novel method for producing high-purity oxygen, which can be effectively integrated to oxy-fuel power plants. CuO/Cu2O, Mn2O3/Mn3O 4, and Co3O4/CoO have been found to be the most thermodynamically suitable oxidation pairs for the CLAS process. In the current study, the reactivity and stability of these metal oxides were analyzed further. A total of six different oxygen carrier samples were prepared by the dry impregnation method on SiO2 and Al2O3 supports. Their redox behavior has been investigated in a thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA) at four different temperatures, i.e., 800, 850, 900, and 950 C, where the temperature-programmed oxygen release and oxidation were applied for 5 continuous cycles using nitrogen and air, respectively. The results indicate that, although relatively all oxygen carriers exhibited good reactivity, CuO/Cu2O with SiO2 and Co3O4/CoO with Al2O3 were found to be most stable. Furthermore, oxygen transport capacity (OTC) (%) and rate of oxygen transport (ROT) (% min-1) were calculated. It was found that Cu oxide with SiO 2 has the highest OTC of 4.77% as well as the highest ROT of 5.1 and 10.9% min-1 for oxygen release and oxidation, respectively, at 950 C. The CuO/SiO2 oxygen carrier also exhibited better stability for the 41 continuous cycle test, with only 10.3% loss in OTC compared to 22.3% for Co3O4/Al2O3. The grain size growth was found to be the key cause in the loss of OTC. The oxygen concentration in the outlet stream for the CuO/SiO2 oxygen carrier was measured in packed-bed experiments at different temperatures. It was observed that the oxygen concentration at the outlet of the reactor was consistent with the equilibrium values at studied temperatures. © 2014 American Chemical Society.

DOI10.1021/ef402268t
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi, Kalpit Shah, Terry Wall
2014Yin F, Yu J, Dou J, Gupta S, Moghtaderi B, Lucas J, 'Sulfidation of iron-based sorbents supported on activated chars during the desulfurization of coke oven gases: Effects of Mo and Ce addition', Energy and Fuels, 28 2481-2489 (2014) [C1]

Coke oven gas cleaning is an important issue in China, where it can be a source of liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the methanation process. In this study, char-supported sorbents were prepared by loading iron, cerium, and molybdenum into a Chinese lignite through co-precipitation, and the sorbents were used for dry desulfurization of coke oven gases. Desulfurization efficiency of the sorbents was examined using a fixed-bed reactor in a temperature range of 473-673 K using a simulated coke oven gas. A gas chromatograph equipped with both a flame photometric detector (FPD) and a thermal conductivity detector (TCD) was used to analyze gas composition, while X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy were used to examine chemical phases and the dispersion pattern of the active constitutes of the sorbents. The experimental results showed that the highest desulfurization efficiency and sulfur capacity appeared at 673 K. The reactivity of the nanosized active components in the char increased with increasing the desulfurization temperature in the temperature range of 473-673 K. In the case of Fe-Mo-impregnated sorbents, Fe and Mo combined together to form complex Fe-Mo oxide phases. The introduction of Mo in the sorbent is found to greatly increase the sulfur capacity and desulfurization efficiency of the Fe sorbent supported on activated chars. The addition of Ce leads to noticeable improvement of the performance of Fe sorbent during sulfidation. The mechanisms and factors influencing the sulfidation reactions have also been discussed. © 2014 American Chemical Society.

DOI10.1021/ef5004842
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 2
Co-authorsJianglong Yu, John Lucas
2014Ghatage SV, Peng Z, Sathe MJ, Doroodchi E, Padhiyar N, Moghtaderi B, et al., 'Stability analysis in solid-liquid fluidized beds: Experimental and computational', Chemical Engineering Journal, 256 169-186 (2014) [C1]

In this study the transition from homogeneous to heterogeneous flow in a solid-liquid fluidized bed (SLFB) is examined both experimentally and numerically. The experimental apparatus comprised a refractive index-matched SLFB, comprising 5. mm diameter borosilicate glass and sodium iodine solution, which allowed for both instantaneous particle image velocimetry of the liquid flow field and solids hold-up measurements to be undertaken for superficial liquid velocities in the range of 0.06-0.22. m/s. The motion of individual, spherical steel balls (with diameters 6, 7, 8, 9. mm) was then tracked as it settled through the fluidized bed for differing superficial liquid velocities. It was observed that, for all the steel balls covered in this work, there was a change in slope in their respective classification velocity curves at a superficial liquid velocity of 0.08. m/s. This value was very close to the critical velocity of 0.085. m/s predicted from 1-D linear stability analysis; and therefore deemed to be the critical condition that marked the transition from homogeneous to non-homogenous flow. It is proposed that the change in slope of the classification velocity curve is due to the encounter of the settling foreign particles with liquid bubbles whose presence marks the onset of heterogeneous flow. Additional computational analysis, involving both Eulerian-Eulerian (E-E) and Eulerian-Lagrangian (E-L) approaches, is used to confirm the presence of liquid bubbles at a critical liquid hold-up of 0.54, which corresponds to that predicted from 1-D linear stability analysis. In summary, the study has highlighted that experimentally the transition condition for a SLFB can be obtained simply by observing the behavior of the classification velocity of a single foreign particle at different superficial liquid velocities. This transition condition was found to agree with the 1D linear stability criterion, Eulerian-Eulerian CFD (3D) and Eulerian-Lagrangian DEM (3D) approaches. © 2014 Elsevier B.V.

DOI10.1016/j.cej.2014.06.026
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans, Elham Doroodchi
2013Shah K, Moghtaderi B, Zanganeh J, Wall T, 'Integration options for novel chemical looping air separation (ICLAS) process for oxygen production in oxy-fuel coal fired power plants', FUEL, 107 356-370 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2013.01.007Author URL
CitationsScopus - 12Web of Science - 12
Co-authorsTerry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2013Shah K, Moghtaderi B, Wall T, 'Effect of flue gas impurities on the performance of a chemical looping based air separation process for oxy-fuel combustion', Fuel, 103 932-942 (2013) [C1]

Integrated Chemical Looping Air Separation (ICLAS) offers an energy efficient and cost effective option for large-scale oxygen generation in oxy-fuel type power plants. Oxygen production in the ICLAS is achieved by reduction of oxidised metal oxides in an environment of steam/recycled flue gas (CO2-rich) using a dedicated reduction reactor. This paper provides the results of a thermodynamic investigation into the effect of flue gas impurities on the reduction of three metal oxide oxygen carriers (Cu, Mn and Co oxides) under conditions pertinent to an oxy-fuel coal-fired power plant. Relevant calculations were carried out using the Fact-sage 6.1 thermodynamic equilibrium calculation software package. Different gas streams, namely crude/wet, dry, pure CO2 and steam were considered in the simulations together with the additional hypothetical impure flue gas stream having larger concentrations of CO, SO2 and NO. Effects of SO2, NO, CO and O2 contents of the flue gas on oxygen carrier conversion and oxygen decoupling process were investigated in detail. It was established that the successful reduction of metal oxides in the presence of flue gas impurities can only be achieved at higher temperatures due to increased partial pressure of O2 and the formation of metal sulphates at temperatures less than 800-900 °C. This may increase the operating and capital costs of the CLAS based oxygen production. © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2012.09.018
CitationsScopus - 13Web of Science - 13
Co-authorsTerry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2013Doroodchi E, Zulfiqar H, Moghtaderi B, 'A combined experimental and theoretical study on laboratory-scale comminution of coal and biomass blends', POWDER TECHNOLOGY, 235 412-421 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.powtec.2012.10.054Author URL
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2013Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Alghamdi Y, Moghtaderi B, 'Mixing and segregation of solid mixtures in bubbling fluidized beds under conditions pertinent to the fuel reactor of a chemical looping system', Powder Technology, 235 823-837 (2013) [C1]

Performance of chemical looping combustion processes can be improved drastically by enhancing the overall redox characteristics of the system through the use of binary mixtures of oxygen carriers. However, binary mixtures of oxygen carrier particles are often found to differ in both size and density and therefore have the tendency to segregate under certain operating conditions.In this work, a numerical study was conducted to investigate the mixing and segregation behaviour of binary mixtures of particles with different sizes and densities in a bubbling fluidized bed under conditions pertinent to the fuel reactor of a cold flow model (i.e. a non-reacting replica) of a 10kWth chemical looping combustor. The motion of particles was tracked individually by discrete element model (DEM), whilst the gas flow was modelled by computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Gas-particle interactions were considered by a two-way coupling method. Further, a modified version of Lacey's method was developed to calculate the mixing index, taking into account both the heterogeneity of solids spatial distribution and particle size differences.Results showed that the modified Lacey's method provided very consistent and stable mixing indexes, proving to be effective for an in-situ quantitative description of mixing. It was also found that as the size ratio of the binary mixture of particles reduced, the mixing index increased indicating better mixing conditions. The agreement between the DEM/CFD model predictions and the experimental data was found to be satisfactory. The optimum conditions for mixing of binary mixtures appeared to be a function of bubble size, bubble rising rate and bubbling dynamics (e.g., splitting and coalescence). Application of the DEM/CFD model for prediction of layer inversion phenomenon in gas-solid fluidized beds was also demonstrated. © 2012 Elsevier B.V.

DOI10.1016/j.powtec.2012.11.047
CitationsScopus - 6Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2013Zhou C, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'An in-depth assessment of hybrid solar-geothermal power generation', Energy Conversion and Management, 74 88-101 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enconman.2013.05.014Author URL
CitationsScopus - 19Web of Science - 13
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2013Doroodchi E, Sathe M, Evans G, Moghtaderi B, 'Liquid-liquid mixing using micro-fluidised beds', Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 91 2235-2242 (2013) [C1]

This study experimentally investigates the application of a solid-liquid micro-fluidised bed as a micro-mixing device. The experiments were performed in a borosilicate capillary tube with an internal diameter of 1.2. mm (i.e. near the upper-limit dimension of a micro-fluidic system) using borosilicate particles with a mean diameter of 98 µm. Refractive index matching technique using sodium iodide solution was employed to achieve a transparent fluidised bed. Mixing performance of the micro-fluidised bed in terms of mixing time was investigated using a dye dilution technique. Experiments were carried out in the creeping flow regime at Reynolds numbers ranging between 0.27 and 0.72. It was demonstrated that the micro-fluidised bed mixing time sharply decreases as the Reynolds number increases. That is because at relatively high Reynolds numbers, the particle oscillation is stronger creating larger disturbances in the flow. The energy dissipation rate in micro fluidised bed was estimated to be four orders of magnitude less than other passive micro mixers which operate in the turbulent regime. It was also demonstrated that the ratio of mixing time and the energy dissipation rate for fluidised bed micro-mixer was comparable to K-M, Tangential IMTEK, and interdigital micro-mixers. However, the fluidised bed micro-mixer was found to operate at much lower Reynolds numbers compared to other passive mixers, with a mixing time of the order of few seconds. © 2013 The Institution of Chemical Engineers.

DOI10.1016/j.cherd.2013.06.024
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans, Elham Doroodchi
2013Ismay MJL, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Effects of colloidal properties on sensible heat transfer in water-based titania nanofluids', Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 91 426-436 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.cherd.2012.10.005Author URL
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2013Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Experimental and mathematical analysis of fuel penetration through unconsolidated porous media', FIRE AND MATERIALS, 37 160-170 (2013) [C1]
DOI10.1002/fam.2122Author URL
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 2
2013Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, Ishida H, 'Combustion and flame spread on fuel-soaked porous solids', Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 39 320-339 (2013) [C1]

Fires caused by accidental spillage of flammable liquids have been a major safety concern in industries and urban areas. There has been a recent surge of interest in the research concerning the combustion and flame spread over an inert porous media soaked with flammable liquid. This interest has been driven by the need to better understand fire and its behaviour under these conditions and improve the relevant fire safety and prevention technologies. A review of key studies in this subject area has been conducted and summarised, focussing mainly on the theory plus a notable experimental findings about combustion and the flame spread phenomena of fuel-soaked porous media. The review covers topics such as flame spread behaviour, physical flame propagation aspects, heat transfer, temperature distribution; and fuel consumption over inert porous media. The review concludes with some practical safety and environmental considerations for decontamination of land soaked with flammable liquid. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

DOI10.1016/j.pecs.2013.03.001
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 2
2013Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Effect of fuel soaked time and fuel ratio on the flame spread rate over a porous bed wetted with liquid fuel', Fire Safety Journal, 59 151-159 (2013) [C1]

An experimental investigation was conducted to explore the rate of flame spread over an unconsolidated porous bed of sand wetted with 2-propanol under a range of operating conditions. Video cinematography was employed to determine the rate of flame spread and characterise the combustion behaviour of the system. The rate of flame spread strongly correlated with: (i) the ratio of fuel volume to the weight of the sand bed, referred to as FR, and (ii) the flame initiation delay, referred to as FID. The rates of flame spread associated with no initiation delay cases were found to rise with increasing FR while for cases associated with any given flame initiation delay the rate of flame spread was found to decrease with increasing FR. In addition, the rate of change in flame spread was observed to be different for beds containing finer particles in comparison to those containing coarser ones. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd.

DOI10.1016/j.firesaf.2013.03.017
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 1
2013Alghamdi YA, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Mixing and segregation of binary oxygen carrier mixtures in a cold flow model of a chemical looping combustor', Chemical Engineering Journal, 223 772-784 (2013) [C1]

In a typical chemical looping combustion process, the oxygen for fuel combustion is supplied by circulating metal based oxygen carriers between two interconnected fluidised bed reactors. The redox characteristics of oxygen carriers and hence the overall performance of the process can be significantly improved by utilising binary mixtures of oxygen carrier particles. The full potential of such multi-species particle systems however can be only realised when particles segregation is minimised. This study is concerned with gaining an understanding of the mixing and segregation behaviour of binary mixtures of oxygen carrier particles with different sizes and densities in a cold flow model representing a 10. kWth chemical looping combustor. The hydrodynamics of such systems were investigated and compared with a typical chemical looping combustion process where single species are used. This was followed by investigating the solids mixing and segregation behaviour in terms of segregation intensity and species weight percentage at each reactor as a function of operating parameters. It was shown that increasing the total solid inventory, particle terminal velocity ratio, composition, and air reactor superficial velocity increases the riser pressure, solid circulation rates, and riser solid holdup. Mixing and segregation regimes of the fuel reactor and the component segregation between the two reactors were also mapped. The results showed that, for mixtures of species with low terminal velocity to high terminal velocity ratios of greater than 0.7, a good mixing in the fuel reactor can be achieved by maintaining the superficial gas velocity to the mixture minimum fluidisation velocity ratio above 5. For the tested conditions, the component segregation between the two reactors was avoided by maintaining the ratio of the riser superficial velocity to the terminal velocity of the species with a high terminal velocity between 1.25 and 2. © 2013 Elsevier B.V.

DOI10.1016/j.cej.2013.03.037
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 3
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2012Moghtaderi B, 'Effects of particle cloud extinction on synthesis gas reduction of metal oxides in chemical looping reactors', Fuel, 99 262-270 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2012.04.041
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 3
2012Moghtaderi B, 'Hydrogen enrichment of fuels using a novel miniaturised chemical looping steam reformer', Chemical Engineering Research & Design, 90 19-25 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.cherd.2011.06.012
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 3
2012Mirvakili A, Rostami M, Paymooni K, Rahimpour MR, Moghtaderi B, 'Hydrogen looping approach in optimized methanol thermally coupled membrane reactor', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37 235-249 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.09.034
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 4
2012Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'Performance characteristics of a miniaturised chemical looping steam reformer for hydrogen enrichment of fuels', International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37 15164-15169 (2012) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2012Alterman D, Moffiet TN, Hands SA, Page AW, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, 'A concept for a potential metric to characterise the dynamic thermal performance of walls', Energy and Buildings, 54 52-60 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enbuild.2012.08.006
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 2
Co-authorsTrevor Moffiet, Caimao Luo, Adrian Page
2012Song H, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Redox characteristics of Fe-Ni/SiO2 bimetallic oxygen carriers in CO under conditions pertinent to chemical looping combustion', Energy & Fuels, 26 75-84 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef201152u
CitationsScopus - 10Web of Science - 7
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2012Moghtaderi B, 'Review of the recent chemical looping process developments for novel energy and fuel applications', Energy & Fuels, 26 15-40 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef201303d
CitationsScopus - 60Web of Science - 42
2012Moghtaderi B, Zanganeh J, Shah KV, Wu H, 'Application of concrete and demolition waste as CO2 sorbent in chemical looping gasification of biomass', Energy & Fuels, 26 2046-2057 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef300145t
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 8
Co-authorsKalpit Shah
2012Shah KV, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Selection of suitable oxygen carriers for chemical looping air separation: A thermodynamic approach', Energy & Fuels, 26 2038-2045 (2012) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 21Web of Science - 20
Co-authorsTerry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2012Azizian MR, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Effect of nanoconvection caused by Brownian Motion on the enhancement of thermal conductivity in nanofluids', Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51 1782-1789 (2012) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ie201110k
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 7
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2012Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, Evans GM, 'A DEM-based analysis of the influence of aggregate structure on suspension shear yield stress', Advanced Powder Technology, 23 437-444 (2012) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 5
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans, Elham Doroodchi
2012Fermoso J, Arias B, Moghtaderi B, Pevida C, Plaza MG, Pis JJ, Rubiera F, 'Effect of co-gasification of biomass and petroleum coke with coal on the production of gases', Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 2 304-313 (2012) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 2Web of Science - 2
2011Bayat M, Rahimpour MR, Moghtaderi B, 'Genetic algorithm strategy (GA) for optimization of a novel dual-stage slurry bubble column membrane configuration for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in gas to liquid (GTL) technology', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 3 555-570 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.jngse.2011.06.004
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 8
2011Rahimpour MR, Mirvakili A, Paymooni K, Moghtaderi B, 'A comparative study between a fluidized-bed and a fixed-bed water perm-selective membrane reactor with in situ H2O removal for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of GTL technology', Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 3 484-495 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.jngse.2011.05.003
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 9
2011Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Flame spread over porous sand beds wetted with propenol', Fire and Materials, 35 61-70 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1002/fam.1035
CitationsScopus - 6Web of Science - 1
2011Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Hands SA, Page AW, 'Determining the thermal capacitance, conductivity and the convective heat transfer coefficient of a brick wall by annually monitored temperatures and total heat fluxes', Energy and Buildings, 43 379-385 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enbuild.2010.09.030
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 4
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Caimao Luo
2011Zhang YX, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Thermodynamic assessment of a novel concept for integrated gasification chemical looping combustion of solid fuels', Energy & Fuels, 26 287-295 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef201156x
CitationsScopus - 27Web of Science - 20
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2011Iranshahi D, Pourazadi E, Paymooni K, Rahimpour MR, Jahanmiri A, Moghtaderi B, 'A dynamic membrane reactor concept for naphtha reforming, considering radial-flow patterns for both sweeping gas and reacting materials', Chemical Engineering Journal, 178 264-275 (2011) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.cej.2011.08.005
CitationsScopus - 7Web of Science - 7
2011Evans TM, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'A response to Murshed et al., J Nanopart Res (2010) 12:2007-2010', Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 13 4395-4396 (2011) [C3]
DOI10.1007/s11051-011-0431-y
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2010Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Experimental study of temperature distribution and flame spread over an inert porous bed wetted with liquid fuel', International Journal of Emerging Multidisciplinary Fluid Sciences, 2 1-14 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1260/1756-8315.2.1.1
CitationsScopus - 7
2010Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Page AW, 'Modelling of wall heat transfer using modified conduction transfer function, finite volume and complex Fourier analysis methods', Energy and Buildings, 42 605-617 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enbuild.2009.10.031
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Caimao Luo
2010Moghtaderi B, 'Application of chemical looping concept for air separation at high temperatures', Energy & Fuels, 24 190-198 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef900553j
2010Moghtaderi B, Song H, 'Reduction properties of physically mixed metallic oxide oxygen carriers in chemical looping combustion', Energy & Fuels, 24 5359-5368 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef1006963
CitationsScopus - 45Web of Science - 44
2010Ramasamy S, Moghtaderi B, 'Dielectric properties of typical Australian wood-based biomass materials at microwave frequency', Energy & Fuels, 24 4534-4548 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef100623e
CitationsScopus - 12Web of Science - 11
2010Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Page AW, 'Effect of ground boundary and initial conditions on the thermal performance of buildings', Applied Thermal Engineering, 30 2602-2609 (2010) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2010.07.013
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 2
Co-authorsCaimao Luo, Adrian Page
2009Gregory KE, Moghtaderi B, Page AW, 'Use of dissimilar walling systems on residential building envelopes for improving their thermal performance', Journal of Green Building, 4 109-125 (2009) [C1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page
2009Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Three-dimensional numerical study on flames', Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 4 Article 10 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.2202/1934-2659.1378
CitationsScopus - 1
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Caimao Luo, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2009Luo C, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, Moghtaderi B, 'Inhibition of premixed methane-air flames with CF3I', Chemical Product and Process Modeling, 4 Article 12 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.2202/1934-2659.1448
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Caimao Luo, Eric Kennedy
2009Fermoso J, Stevanov C, Moghtaderi B, Arias B, Pevida C, Plaza MG, et al., 'High-pressure gasification reactivity of biomass chars produced at different temperatures', Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 85 287-293 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.jaap.2008.09.017
CitationsScopus - 35Web of Science - 34
2009Wall TF, Liu Y, Spero C, Elliott LK, Khare S, Rathnam RK, et al., 'An overview on oxyfuel coal combustion: State of the art research and technology development', Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 87 1003-1016 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.cherd.2009.02.005
CitationsScopus - 320Web of Science - 250
Co-authorsJianglong Yu, Liza Elliott, Terry Wall
2009Rathnam RK, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, 'Differences in reactivity of pulverised coal in air (O-2/N-2) and oxy-fuel (O-2/CO2) conditions', Fuel Processing Technology, 90 797-802 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuproc.2009.02.009
CitationsScopus - 130Web of Science - 99
Co-authorsLiza Elliott, Terry Wall
2009Alasha'Ary HA, Moghtaderi B, Page AW, Sugo HO, 'A neuro-fuzzy model for prediction of the indoor temperature in typical Australian residential buildings', Energy and Buildings, 41 703-710 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enbuild.2009.02.002
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 5
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2009Page AJ, Moghtaderi B, 'Molecular dynamics simulation of the low-temperature partial oxidation of CH4', Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 113 1539-1547 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1021/jp809576k
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 7
Co-authorsAlister Page
2009Doroodchi E, Evans T, Moghtaderi B, 'Comments on the effect of liquid layering on the thermal conductivity of nanofluids', Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11 1501-1507 (2009) [C1]
DOI10.1007/s11051-008-9522-9
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2008Khare S, Wall TF, Farida AZ, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, 'Factors influencing the ignition of flames from air-fired swirl pf burners retrofitted to oxy-fuel', Fuel, 87 1042-1049 (2008) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2007.06.026
CitationsScopus - 82Web of Science - 58
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2008Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Sugo HO, Page AW, 'A new stable finite volume method for predicting thermal performance of a whole building', Building and Environment, 43 37-43 (2008) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.buildenv.2006.11.037
CitationsScopus - 10Web of Science - 7
Co-authorsCaimao Luo, Heber Sugo, Adrian Page
2008Gregory KE, Moghtaderi B, Sugo HO, Page AW, 'Effect of thermal mass on the thermal performance of various Australian residential constructions systems', Energy and Buildings, 40 459-465 (2008) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.enbuild.2007.04.001
CitationsScopus - 50Web of Science - 42
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2008Luo C, Dlugogorski BZ, Moghtaderi B, Kennedy EM, 'Modified exponential schemes for convection-diffusion problems', Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, 13 369-379 (2008) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.cnsns.2006.03.014
Co-authorsCaimao Luo, Bogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
2007Nutalapati DB, Gupta R, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Assessing slagging and fouling during biomass combustion: A thermodynamic approach allowing for alkali/ash reactions', Fuel Processing Technology, 88 1044-1052 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuproc.2007.06.022
CitationsScopus - 51Web of Science - 36
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Moghtaderi B, Poespowati T, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'The role of extinction on the re-ignition potential of wood-based embers in bushfires', International Journal of Wildland Fire, 16 547-555 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1071/wf06029
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2007Callen AM, Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Use of parallel inclined plates to control elutriation from a gas fluidized bed', Chemical Engineering Science, 62 356-370 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.ces.2006.08.057
CitationsScopus - 8Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2007Moghtaderi B, 'Effect of enhanced mixing on partial oxidation of methane in a novel micro-reactor', Fuel, 86 469-476 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2006.08.009
CitationsWeb of Science - 8
2007Moghtaderi B, 'A study on the char burnout characteristics of coal and biomass blends', Fuel, 86 2431-2438 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2007.01.004
CitationsWeb of Science - 6
2007Moghtaderi B, 'Effects of controlling parameters on production of hydrogen by catalytic steam gasification of biomass at low temperatures', Fuel, 86 2422-2430 (2007) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2007.02.012
CitationsWeb of Science - 39
2006Djenidi L, Moghtaderi B, 'Numerical investigation of laminar mixing in a coaxial microreactor', Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 568 223-242 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1017/S0022112006002035
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 4
Co-authorsLyazid Djenidi
2006Moghtaderi B, Shames I, Djenidi L, 'Microfluidic characteristics of a multi-holed baffle plate micro-reactor', International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow, 27 1069-1077 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.ijheatfluidflow.2006.01.008
CitationsWeb of Science - 6
Co-authorsLyazid Djenidi
2006Moghtaderi B, 'The state-of-the-art in pyrolysis modelling of lignocellulosic solid fuels', Fire and Materials, 30 1-34 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1002/fam.891
CitationsScopus - 57Web of Science - 49
2006Zulfiqar MH, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Flow properties of biomass and coal blends', Fuel Processing Technology, 87 281-288 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuproc.2004.10.007
CitationsScopus - 36Web of Science - 30
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2006Moghtaderi B, Shames I, Doroodchi E, 'Combustion prevention of iron powders by a novel coating method', Chemical Engineering & Technology, 29 97-103 (2006) [C1]
DOI10.1002/ceat.200500244
CitationsScopus - 6Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2006Moghtaderi B, Sheng C, Wall TF, 'An Overview of the Australian Biomass Resources and Utilization Technologies', BioResources, 1 93-115 (2006) [C1]
CitationsWeb of Science - 7
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2005Cetin E, Gupta RP, Moghtaderi B, 'Effect of pyrolysis pressure and heating rate on radiata pine char structure and apparent gasification reactivity', Fuel, 84 1328-1334 (2005) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2004.07.016
CitationsScopus - 75Web of Science - 61
2005Al-Otoom A, Elliott LK, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'The sintering temperature of ash, agglomeration, and defluidisation in a bench scale PFBC', Fuel, 84 109-114 (2005) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2004.07.008
CitationsScopus - 23Web of Science - 15
Co-authorsLiza Elliott, Terry Wall
2005Rezaie N, Jahanmiri A, Moghtaderi B, Rahimpour MR, 'A comparison of homogeneous and heterogeneous dynamic models for industrial methanol reactors in the presence of catalyst deactivation', Chemical Engineering and Processing, 44 911-921 (2005) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.cep.2004.10.004
CitationsScopus - 68Web of Science - 57
2005Rahimpour MR, Fathikalajahi J, Moghtaderi B, Farahani AN, 'A grade transition strategy for the prevention of melting and agglomeration of particles in an ethylene polymerization reactor', Chemical Engineering & Technology, 28 831-841 (2005) [C1]
DOI10.1002/ceat.200500055
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 2
2005Rahimpour MR, Moghtaderi B, Jahanmiri A, Rezaie N, 'Operability of an industrial methanol synthesis reactor with mixtures of fresh and partially deactivated catalyst', Chemical Engineering & Technology, 28 226-234 (2005) [C1]
DOI10.1002/ceat.200407062
CitationsScopus - 26Web of Science - 22
2005Cetin E, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'Biomass gasification kinetics: Influences of pressure and char structure', Combustion Science and Technology, 177 765-791 (2005) [C1]
DOI10.1080/00102200590917266
CitationsScopus - 34Web of Science - 29
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2004Moghtaderi B, 'Extinction of multi-species char clouds in pulverised fuel combustors', Fuel, 83 1961-1972 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2004.04.009
CitationsScopus - 3Web of Science - 3
2004Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, Wall TF, 'Pyrolytic characteristics of blended coal and woody biomass', Fuel, 83 745-750 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2003.05.003
CitationsScopus - 83Web of Science - 65
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2004Sheng C, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'A computational fluid dynamics based study of the combustion characteristics of coal blends in pulverised coal-fired furnace', Fuel, 83 1543-1552 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2004.02.011
CitationsScopus - 38Web of Science - 32
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2004Cetin E, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Influence of pyrolysis conditions on the structure and gasification reactivity of biomass chars', Fuel, 83 2139-2150 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.fuel.2004.05.008
CitationsScopus - 164Web of Science - 139
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2004Luo C, Dlugogorski BZ, Moghtaderi B, Kennedy EM, 'Computational study on toxic gases released from compartment fires suppressed with halogenated agents', Cybernetics and Systems, 35 607-625 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1080/01969720490499362
CitationsScopus - 1Web of Science - 1
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy, Caimao Luo
2004Moghtaderi B, 'Application of laser Doppler velocimetry (LDV) to study the influence of heat transfer on the structure of gravity currents', Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 28 843-852 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.expthermflusci.2004.01.002
CitationsScopus - 4Web of Science - 3
2004Strezov V, Moghtaderi B, Lucas JA, 'Computational calorimetric investigation of the reactions during thermal conversion of wood biomass', Biomass & Bioenergy, 27 459-465 (2004) [C1]
DOI10.1016/j.biombioe.2004.04.008
CitationsScopus - 24Web of Science - 24
Co-authorsJohn Lucas
2003Strezov V, Moghtaderi B, Lucas JA, 'Thermal Study of Decomposition of Selected Biomass Samples', Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 72 1041-1048 (2003) [C1]
DOI10.1023/A:1025003306775
CitationsScopus - 42Web of Science - 38
Co-authorsJohn Lucas
2003Meesri C, Moghtaderi B, 'Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Sawdust-Char Combustion Reactivity in a Drop Tube Reactor', Combustion Science and Technology, 175 793-823 (2003) [C1]
DOI10.1080/00102200302392
CitationsScopus - 17Web of Science - 16
2003Al-Otoom A, Ninomiya Y, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Coal Ash Buildup on Ceramic Filters in a Hot Gas Filtration System', Energy & Fuels, 17 316-320 (2003) [C1]
DOI10.1021/ef010275f
CitationsScopus - 9Web of Science - 6
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2002Moghtaderi B, Poespowati T, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Short communication: application of a surrogate material in assessing the impact of porosity on re-ignition of wood-based materials', Fire and Materials, 26 99-101 (2002) [C1]
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
2002Meesri C, Moghtaderi B, 'Lack of synergetic effects in the pyrolytic characteristics of woody biomass/coal blends under low and high heating rate regimes', Biomass & Bioenergy, 23 56-66 (2002) [C1]
DOI10.1016/S0961-9534(02)00034-X
CitationsScopus - 85Web of Science - 64
2001Moghtaderi B, 'The safety implication of low heatng rate pyrolysis of coal/biomass blends in pulverised fuel boilers', Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries, 14 161-165 (2001) [C1]
DOI10.1016/S0950-4230(00)00046-2
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 5
2000Moghtaderi B, 'Short communication: Effects of char oxidation on re-ignition characteristics of wood-based materials', FIRE AND MATERIALS, 24 303-304 (2000)
DOI10.1002/1099-1018(200011/12)24:6<303::AID-FAM748>3.0.CO;2-KAuthor URL
CitationsWeb of Science - 3
2000Moghtaderi B, 'Short communication: a methodology for evaluating the effect of drying on the heat of combustion of wood-based materials', Fire and Materials, 24 165-166 (2000)
2000Moghtaderi B, 'Effects of char oxidation on re-ignition characteristics of wood-based materials', Fire and Materials, 24 303-304 (2000) [C2]
CitationsScopus - 3
2000Al-Otoom A, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Moghtaderi B, 'Measurements of the sintering kinetics of coal ash', Energy & Fuels, 14 994-1001 (2000) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 19Web of Science - 14
Co-authorsLiza Elliott, Terry Wall
2000Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Effects of wind flow on self-heating characteristics of coal stockpiles', Trans IChemE, 78, Part B 445-453 (2000) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 16Web of Science - 15
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
2000Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'A kinetic study on the production of toxic compounds in enclosure fires under suppression of halon replacement extinguishing agents', Dev Chem Eng Min Proc, 8(1/2) 113-129 (2000) [C1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2000Li K, Kennedy EM, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Experimental and computational studies on the gas-phase reaction of CBrF3 with hydrogen', Environmental Science & Technology, 34 No.4 584-590 (2000) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 16Web of Science - 16
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2000Moghtaderi B, 'A methodology for evaluating the effect of drying on the heat of combustion of wood-based materials', Fire and Materials, 24 165-166 (2000) [C2]
1999Kennedy EM, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, 'A process for disposal of Halon 1301 (CBrF3)', Chem.Eng.Comm., 176 195-200 (1999) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 5Web of Science - 3
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
1999Novozhilov V, Moghtaderi B, Kent JH, Fletcher DF, 'Solid fire extinguishment by a water spray', FIRE SAFETY JOURNAL, 32 119-135 (1999)
DOI10.1016/S0379-7112(98)00036-8Author URL
CitationsWeb of Science - 19
1999Moghtaderi B, Novozhilov V, Fletcher DF, 'Transport phenomena during piloted ignition of wood', International Journal of Transport Phenomena, 1 79-96 (1999) [C1]
1998Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, Fletcher DJ, 'Effects of the Structural Properties of Solid Fuels on their Re-Ignition Characteristics', Fire and Materials, 22 155-165 (1998) [C1]
CitationsScopus - 10Web of Science - 8
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
1997Moghtaderi B, Novozhilov V, Fletcher DF, Kent JH, 'An Integral Model for the Transient Pyrolysis of Solid Materials', Journal of Fire and Materials, 21 7-16 (1997) [C1]
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2014Paymooni K, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Simulation of Perovskite membrane for integration into a chemical looping air separation unit', Chemical Engineering Transactions (2014) [E1]

The Chemical Looping Air Separation (CLAS) process was developed at the University of Newcastle for tonnage oxygen production. CLAS has a much lower energy intensity than conventional processes, requiring only 12 % of the specific power consumption; however, there are still some energy penalties associated with the CLAS process. The most significant being the large amounts of energy consumed in the steam generation and condensation processes. The aim of this study is to increase the energy efficiency of the CLAS process via membrane integration. If a high temperature oxygen transport membrane is introduced in the reduction reactor of the CLAS system, pure oxygen is produced without the need for a steam condenser. The most attractive oxygen transport membrane is Ba0.5Sr0.5Co0.8Fe0.2 (BSCF) owing to its high oxygen permeation flux. The BSCF membrane was utilised to study the oxygen permeation flux, oxygen recovery and energy saving of the integrated process compared to the typical CLAS process. A mathematical model was developed for the BSCF disk membrane to predict the oxygen permeation flux and oxygen recovery over a range of temperatures. Constants of the model were fitted using experimental data. The modelling results showed almost 10 % and 13 % energy savings in the low and high temperature membrane integrated CLAS processes over the typical CLAS, respectively.

DOI10.3303/CET1439198
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2013Alterman D, Page AW, Moghtaderi B, Robinson J, 'Impact of insulation on the thermal performance of heavy walling systems subjected to dynamic temperature cycles', Proceedings of the 12th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Vancouver, BC (2013) [E1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page
2013Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Flame Heights of an Iso-propanol Fuel Soaked Porous Bed: Experimental Study and Modelling', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium, Perth, W.A. (2013) [E1]
2013Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Sathe M, Joshi J, Evans G, Moghtaderi B, 'A method for calculating the surface area of numerically simulated aggregates', Chemeca 2013, Brisbane, Qld, Australia (2013) [E1]
CitationsWeb of Science - 1
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans, Elham Doroodchi
2012Alterman D, Page AW, Hands SA, Moffiet TN, Moghtaderi B, 'A study of wall surface temperature variations for housing in moderate climates', Proceedings of the 15th International Brick and Block Masonry Conference, Florianopolis, Brazil (2012) [E1]
Co-authorsTrevor Moffiet, Adrian Page
2012Remoroza AI, Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'CO2-EGS in hot dry rock: Preliminary results from CO2-rock interaction experiments', Proceedings, Thirty-Seventh Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford (2012) [E2]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2012Doroodchi E, Sathe MJ, Boyes AD, Evans GM, Moghtaderi B, 'Liquid-liquid mixing using micro-fluidised beds', Proceedings. 14th European Conference on Mixing, Warsaw, Poland (2012) [E1]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi, Geoffrey Evans
2012Alghamdi YAF, Peng Z, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'CFD-DEM simulation of particle mixing and segregation in a chemical looping combustion system under cold flow conditions', 21st International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, Naples, Italy (2012) [E1]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2011Alterman D, Page AW, Hands SA, Moffiet TN, Moghtaderi B, 'Looking for a true measure of the dynamic thermal response of walls and buildings', 2011 Building Australia's Future National Conference, Surfers Paradise (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Trevor Moffiet
2011Alterman D, Page AW, Hands SA, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, 'Dynamic temperature profile variation through heavy and lightweight walling systems', Proceedings of the 9th Australasian Masonry Conference 2011, Queenstown (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsCaimao Luo, Adrian Page
2011Moghtaderi B, Luo C, Alterman D, Hands SA, Page AW, Parks S, Badgery-Parker J, 'Investigation on the effect of phase changing materials on the thermal performance of a green house using the finite volume method', Proceedings of the 12th International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), Sydney (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Caimao Luo
2011Remoroza AI, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Modelling a complete C02-EGS power generation process', New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2011 Proceedings, Rotorua, NZ (2011) [E2]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2011Zhou C, Doroodchi E, Munro I, Moghtaderi B, 'A feasibility study on hybrid solar-geothermal power generation', New Zealand Geothermal Workshop 2011 Proceedings, Auckland, NZ (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2011Weir AG, Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'Improved efficiency of the carrier gas process using gases other than air', PORT2011 Proceedings, Portofino, Italy (2011) [E3]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2011Alterman D, Hands S, Page AW, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, 'DYNAMIC TEMPERATURE PROFILE VARIATION THROUGH HEAVY AND LIGHTWEIGHT WALLING SYSTEMS', PROCEEDINGS OF THE 9TH AUSTRALASIAN MASONRY CONFERENCE, Univ Auckland, Queenstown, NEW ZEALAND (2011) [E1]
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Co-authorsAdrian Page, Caimao Luo
2011Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Effect of fuel ratio and flame initiation delay on the rate of flame spread over a porous bed wetted with a flammable liquid', Proceedings of the 11th Australian Combustion Symposium, Shoal Bay, NSW (2011) [E1]
2011Song H, Shah KV, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Thermogravimetric analysis of Ni0/Si02 oxygen carriers under CO/air environment for chemical looping combustion', Proceedings of the 11th Australian Combustion Symposium, Shoal Bay, NSW (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsKalpit Shah, Elham Doroodchi
2011Zhang YX, Shah KV, Moghtaderi B, 'Performance characteristics of a novel integrated gasification chemical looping combustion for solid fuels', Proceedings of the 11th Australian Combustion Symposium, Shoal Bay, NSW (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsKalpit Shah
2011Shah KV, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Chemical looping air separation (CLAS) for oxygen production: Thermodynamic and economic aspects', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2011, Shoal Bay (2011) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall, Kalpit Shah
2011Remoroza AI, Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'Coupled wellbore and 3D reservoir simulation of a CO2 EGS', Proceedings: Thirty-Sixth Workshop on Geothermal Reservoir Engineering, Stanford, CA (2011) [E2]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2010Abdul Gani ZF, Elliott LK, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Online monitoring of radiant emission from single burning coal particles in high temperature air and oxy-fuel environments comparison with predictions from a flame sheet model', The Proceedings of the 35th International Technical Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel Systems, Florida, USA (2010) [E1]
Co-authorsLiza Elliott, Terry Wall
2010Azizian MR, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'The role of liquid layering on the enhancement of thermal conductivitiy in nanofluids', Proceedings of the 14th International Heat Transfer Conference, Washington, DC, USA (2010) [E1]
CitationsScopus - 1
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2010Moghtaderi B, 'A novel miniaturised fuel reformer for on-board hydrogen enrichment of gaseous and liquid fuels in combustion systems', Chemeca 2010: Proceedings of the 40th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Adelaide, Australia (2010) [E1]
2010Moghtaderi B, Song H, 'Reaction properties of mixed metal oxides for chemical looping combustion', Chemeca 2010: Proceedings of the 40th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Adelaide, Australia (2010) [E1]
2010Remoroza AI, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Corrosion inhibition of acid-treated geothermal brine - Results from pilot testing in Southern Negros, Philippines', Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2010, Bali, Indonesia (2010) [E1]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2009Gani ZF, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Ignition characteristics of single coal particles in air (O2/N2) and oxy-fuel (O2/Co2) environments', 1st Oxyfuel Combustion Conference: Book of Abstracts, Cottbus, Germany (2009) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2009Rathnam RK, Elliott LK, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, Eriksson K, Stromberg L, 'Reactivity of pulverised coals in air (O2/N2) and oxy-fuel (O2/CO2) conditions', 1st Oxyfuel Combustion Conference: Book of Abstracts, Cottbus, Germany (2009) [E2]
DOI10.1016/j.fuproc.2009.02.009
Co-authorsLiza Elliott, Terry Wall
2009Ramasamy S, Moghtaderi B, 'Microwave characterization of typical Australian wood-based biomass materials', Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation: 35th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Chicago, ILL (2009) [E1]
DOI10.1063/1.3114143
2009Sugo HO, Page AW, Moghtaderi B, 'The influence of wall properties on the thermal performance of Australian housing', 11th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Toronto, ONT (2009) [E1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Heber Sugo
2009Page AW, Sugo HO, Hands SA, Moghtaderi B, 'A study of the influence of wall R-value on the thermal characteristics of Australian housing', Building Australia's Future Conference Papers, Gold Coast, QLD (2009) [E1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Heber Sugo
2009Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'An overview of GRANEX technology for geothermal power generation and waste heat recovery', Proceedings of the 2009 Australian Geothermal Energy Conference, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E2]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2009Remoroza AI, Doroodchi E, Moghtaderi B, 'Power generation potential of SC-CO2 thermosiphon for engineered geothermal systems', Proceedings of the 2009 Australian Geothermal Energy Conference, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E2]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2009Akbari MH, Vahabi M, Moghtaderi B, 'Three dimensional modeling of an isothermal PROX microreactor', Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2009) [E1]
2009Zanganeh J, Moghtaderi B, 'Flame propagation over a porous media wetted with flammable liquid in a channel of finite cross section', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2009, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E1]
2009Moghtaderi B, 'Application of chemical looping concept for air separation at high temperatures', 2009 Sino-Australian Symposium on Advanced Coal and Biomass Utilisation Technologies, Wuhan, China (2009) [E1]
DOI10.1021/ef900553j
CitationsScopus - 48Web of Science - 32
2008Alasha'Ary HA, Moghtaderi B, Page AW, Sugo HO, 'Application of neuro-fuzzy model to evaluate the thermal performance of typical Australian residential masonry buildings - II', CCESD-II: 2nd Canadian Conference on Effective Design of Structures: Sustainability of Civil Engineering Structures, Hamilton, ONC (2008) [E1]
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2008Gregory KE, Moghtaderi B, Page AW, Sugo HO, 'Assessment of thermal performance of two masonry walling designs for housing using a combined theoretical and experimental approach', CCESD-II: 2nd Canadian Conference on Effective Design of Structures: Sustainability of Civil Engineering Structures, Hamilton, ONC (2008) [E1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Heber Sugo
2008Moghtaderi B, 'The state of the art in geothermal power plant', Record - Geoscience Australia, Melbourne, VIC (2008) [E3]
2008Rathnam RK, Wall TF, Eriksson K, Stromberg L, Moghtaderi B, 'Reactivity of pulverised coals in simulated air (O2/N2) and oxy-fuel (O2/CO2) atmospheres', 25th International Pittsburgh Coal Conference CD-ROM Proceedings, Pittsburgh, PA (2008) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2008Gregory KE, Moghtaderi B, Sugo HO, Page AW, 'A thermal performance study of common Australian residential construction systems in hypothetical modules', Proceedings of the 14th International Brick & Block Masonry Conference, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E1]
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2008Alasha'Ary HA, Moghtaderi B, De Dona JA, Page AW, 'Application of a neuro-fuzzy model to evaluate the thermal performance of typical Australian residential masonry buildings', Proceedings of the 14th International Brick & Block Masonry Conference, Sydney, NSW (2008) [E1]
Co-authorsJose Dedona, Adrian Page
2007Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, 'Production of hydrogen by catalytic steam gasification of biomass at low temperatures', 15th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition - From Research to Market Deployment. Proceedings of the International Conference, Berlin (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2007Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'An overview of chemical looping combustion as a potential clean coal technology', CO2CRC '07 Research Symposium Programme and Abstracts, Swan Valley, WA (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Moghtaderi B, 'Chemical looping', CO2CRC '07 Research Symposium Programme and Abstracts, Swan Valley, WA (2007) [E2]
2007McKay M, Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Drying Applications for the Reflux Classifier', CHEMECA 2007: Academia and Industry Strengthening the Profession. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2007Brinch JF, Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Translational and rotational motion of cylinders down narrow inclined channels at low reynolds numbers', CHEMECA 2007: Academia and Industry Strengthening the Profession. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2007MacPherson SA, Moghtaderi B, Walton KJ, Galvin KP, 'Dry processing using an air-magnetite dense medium in the reflux classifier', CHEMECA 2007: Academia and Industry Strengthening the Profession. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2007Rathnam RK, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Differences in pulverised coal pyrolysis and char reactivity in air (O2/N2) and oxy-fuel (O2/CO2) conditions', Proceedings of the 32nd International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems. The Power of Coal, Clearwater, Florida (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Khare S, Farida AZ, Wall TF, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, 'Factors influencing the ignition of flames from air fired swirl PF burners retrofitted to oxy-fuel', Proceedings of the 32nd International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems. The Power of Coal, Clearwater, Florida (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Khare S, Wall TF, Farida AZ, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, 'Flame aerodynamics study on air-fired PF burners retrofitted to oxy-fuel on pilot-scale and utility scale furnaces', Proceedings: 24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa (2007) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Sugo HO, Page AW, Moghtaderi B, 'The thermal performance of cavity brick and brick veneer test modules containing a window', Proceedings - Tenth North American Masonry Conference, St. Louis, Missouri (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2007Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Sugo HO, Page AW, 'Time lags and decrement factors under air-conditioned and free-floating conditions for multi-layer materials', 10th International Building Performance Simulation Association Conference and Exhibition-Building Simulation 2007. Proceedings, Beijing, China (2007) [E1]
CitationsScopus - 1
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Heber Sugo, Caimao Luo
2007Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Comparison of partial oxidation and auto-thermal reforming of methane for production of hydrogen in a novel micro-reactor', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2007, Sydney (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2007Khare S, Liu Y, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Flame aerodynamics study on air-fired PF burners retrofitted to oxy-fuel on pilot-scale and utility scale furnaces', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2007, Sydney (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Abdul Gani ZF, Rathnam RK, Wall TF, Moghtaderi B, 'Ignition and combustion characteristics of Australian coals in air (O2/N2) and oxy-fuel (O2/CO2) conditions', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2007, Sydney (2007) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2007Moghtaderi B, 'Techno-economic assessment of advanced technologies for power generation from biomass and coal', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2007, Sydney (2007) [E1]
2006Moghtaderi B, Djenidi L, 'Mixing Behaviour in a Novel Micro-Reactor', Australian Workshop on Fluid Mechanics, Melbourne (2006) [E3]
Co-authorsLyazid Djenidi
2006Ali MA, Djenidi L, Moghtaderi B, 'Lattice Boltzmann Simulation of synthetic Jet in T-Shaped Micromixer', Australian Workshop on Fluid Mechanics, Melbourne (2006) [E3]
Co-authorsLyazid Djenidi
2006Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Sugo HO, Page AW, 'The Verification of Finite Volume Based Thermal Performance Software using Analytical Solutions and Measurements', Proceedings of the IBPSA Australasia 2006 Conference, Adelaide (2006) [E2]
Co-authorsCaimao Luo, Adrian Page, Heber Sugo
2006Nutalapati DB, Gupta RP, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Assessing Slagging and Fouling During Biomass Combustion: A Thermodynamic Approach Allowing for Alkali/Ash Reactions', Proceedings: Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production, Utah, USA (2006) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2006Rathnam RK, Elliott LK, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'Differences in Coal Reactivity in Air and Oxy-Fuel Conditions and Implications for Coal Burnout', The Proceedings of the 31st International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems, Florida, USA (2006) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall, Liza Elliott
2005Sugo HO, Page AW, Moghtaderi B, 'The Study Of Heat Flows In Masonry Walls In A Thermal Test Building Incorporating A Window', 10th Canadian Masonry Symposium, Banff, Canada (2005) [E1]
Co-authorsAdrian Page, Heber Sugo
2005Zulfiqar MH, Moghtaderi B, Spero C, Wall TF, 'Pilot-Scale Co-Firing of Coal and Biomass: Combustion Results from a Boiler Simulation Furnace', Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Adelaide (2005) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2005Nutalapati DB, Gupta RP, Moghtaderi B, Wall TF, 'Transformations of Alkalis in Biomass Combustion', Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Adelaide (2005) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2005Moghtaderi B, Shames I, Djenidi L, 'Application of Micro-PIV Technique in Examining the Mixing Behaviour in a Novel Micro-Reactor', Proceedings of the 4th Australian Conference on Laser Diagnostics in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion, McLaren Vale, S.A. (2005) [E1]
Co-authorsLyazid Djenidi
2005Moghtaderi B, 'Fluid Dynamic Characteristics of a Novel Micro-Reactor', The 13th Annual (International) Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan, Iran (2005) [E1]
2005Delichatsios MA, Wang H, Kennedy EM, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Opposed Flame Spread in Narrow Channel Apparatus to Assist in Suppression Studies', Fire Safety Science: Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium, Beijing (2005) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2005Moghtaderi B, 'An Experimental Study on Catalytic Steam Gasification of Biomass at Low Temperatures', Bioenergy Australia 2005 Conference, Melbourne (2005) [E1]
2005Moghtaderi B, 'A Combined Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Char Burnout in Co-Firing of Coal and Biomass', MCS4, Lisbon, Portugal (2005) [E1]
2005Callen AM, Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Use of a Binary System of Particles to Investigate Particle Retention in a Gas Fluidised Bed Containing Parallel Inclined Plates', Particulate Systems Analysis 2005, Stratford upon Avon, U.K. (2005) [E2]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2004Sugo HO, Page AW, Moghtaderi B, 'Experimental Study Of The Thermal Performance Of Australian Masonry Housing - An Overview', Proceedings of the 7th Australasian Masonry Conference, Newcastle, Australia (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2004Galvin KP, Doroodchi E, Callen AM, Moghtaderi B, Fletcher DF, Zhou ZQ, 'Development of a New Fluidized Bed Containing Inclined Plates', Proceedings, 12th International Conference on Transport & Sedimentation of Solid Particles, Prague (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin, Elham Doroodchi
2004Page AW, Moghtaderi B, Sugo HO, 'A Comparative Study Of The Thermal Performance Of Cavity And Brick Veneer Construction', Proceedings of the 13th Internatonal Brick/Block Masonry Conference, Amsterdam (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsHeber Sugo, Adrian Page
2004Wall TF, Gupta RP, Buhre BJ, Moghtaderi B, 'Adaptation of pf Firing and Clean Coal Technology', 13th International Conference on Coal Research, Shanghai, China (2004) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2004Wang H, Hicks JM, Kennedy EM, Moghtaderi B, Delichatsios MA, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Flame Spread over PMMA in Narrow Channel', 14th Annual Internatioal Halon Options Technical Working Conference (HOTWC 2004), Albuquerque, New Mexico (2004) [E2]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2004Callen AM, Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Retention of Particles in a High Velocity Gas Fluidised Bed Containing Parallel inclined Plates', 32nd Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Sydney (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2004Wang H, Dlugogorski BZ, Hicks JM, Moghtaderi B, Delichatsios MA, Kennedy EM, 'Characterisation of Creeping Flame over PMMA in Narrow Channel', Proceedings of the Tenth International Interflame Conference, Edinburgh (2004) [E2]
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
2004Poespowati T, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Effects of Porosity on Re-Ignition Characteristics of Wood', Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology, Daegu, Korea (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2004Choo TBH, Nguyen AV, Moghtaderi B, Evans GM, Dennis P, 'Influence of Cationic Polymer Conditioning on Wastewater Sludge Dewatering', Proceedings, Biosolids Specialty II Conference, Sydney (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans
2004Oliver N, Dennis P, Nguyen AV, Moghtaderi B, Evans GM, Choo TBH, 'High Rate Drying Beds for Municipal Wastewater Sludge Dewatering', Proceedings, Enviro 04 Convention & Exhibition, Sydney (2004) [E1]
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans
2003Luo C, Dlugogorski BZ, Moghtaderi B, Kennedy EM, 'Computational Study on Toxic Gases Released from Compartment Fires suppressed with Halogenated Agents', First International ICSC Symposium on Information Technologies in Environmental Engineering, Gdansk, Poland (2003) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Caimao Luo, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2003Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, Wall TF, 'Pyrolytic Characteristics of Blended Coal and Woody Biomass', National Meeting & Exposition Program, New Orleans, USA (2003) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2003Sheng C, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'Computational Fluid Dynamics Modelling Combustion of Solid Fuel Blends in Pulverised Fuel-Fired Furnace', Proceedings, 12th International Conference on Coal Science, Cairns, Qld. (2003) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2003Sheng C, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'A CFD-Based Study on the Combustion Characteristics of Coal Blends', Proceedings of the 2003 Australian Symposium on Combustion & The 8th Australian Flame Days, Melbourne (2003) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2003Cetin E, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Wall TF, 'Morphological Changes in Biomass Chars and Effect of Pyrolysis Conditions on Gasification Reactivity', Proceedings of the 2003 Australian Symposium on Combustion & The 8th Australian Flame Days, Melbourne (2003) [E1]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2003Callen AM, Moghtaderi B, Galvin KP, 'Particle Classification in a Novel Gas-Solid Classifier', The 31st Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Adelaide, S.A. (2003) [E1]
Co-authorsKevin Galvin
2003Moghtaderi B, 'Application of Laser Droppler Velocimetry (LVD) to Study the Structure of Gravity Currents Under Fire Conditions', Fire Safety Science - Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium, Worcester, Massachusetts (2003) [E1]
2003Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, Wall TF, 'Copyrolysis of coal and woody biomass.', ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, NEW ORLEANS, LA (2003)
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Co-authorsTerry Wall
2003Williams AP, Moghtaderi B, 'A Practice Initiated Learning Strategy for Biochemical Engineering', IEE, Southampton, U.K. (2003) [E1]
Co-authorsTony Williams
2002Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, 'Numerical analysis of coal/biomass co-firing in pulvereised fuel boilers', Ninth International Conference on Numerical Combustion, Sorrento, Italy (2002) [E2]
2002Gupta RP, Beacher CJ, Bhargava A, Wall TF, Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, Zulfiqar MH, 'Cofiring of coal with biomass - Significance of inorganic matter', Proceedings, Japan-Australia Coal Research Workshop, Tokyo (2002) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2002Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, 'CFD modelling of coal/biomass co-firing', Second International Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics, Sydney (2002) [E3]
2002Moghtaderi B, Meesri C, 'Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling of coal/biomass co-firing in pulverised fuel boilers', Proceedings, 2002 Australian Symposium on Combustion and the Seventh Australian Flame Days, Adelaide (2002) [E1]
2002Williams A, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'A laboratory module in biochemical engineering based ona practice initiated learning strategy', Proceedings of the 13th Annual Conference for Australasian Association for Engineering Education, Canberra (2002) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2001Meesri C, Moghtaderi B, Gupta RP, Rezaei H, Wall TF, 'Co-firing of biomass wth coal: combustion issues', Eighteenth Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference Proceedings, Newcastle, Australia (2001) [E2]
Co-authorsTerry Wall
2001Evans GM, Jameson GJ, Moghtaderi B, 'Fifth-International Conference on Gas-Liquid and Gas-Liquid-Solid Reactor Engineerng', Chemical Engineering Science, Melbourne, Australia (2001) [E4]
Co-authorsGeoffrey Evans, Graeme Jameson
2001Luo C, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, Moghtaderi B, 'Alignment effect on the structure of methane - air counterflow diffusion flames', Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire and Technology, Newcastle, Australia (2001) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Caimao Luo, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2001Poespowati T, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Effects of porosity on re-ignition characteristcs of a surrogate material', Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire and Technology, Newcastle, Australia (2001) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2001Moghtaderi B, 'Pyrolysis of char forming solid fuels: A critical review of the mathematical modelling techniques', Proceedings of the 5th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire and Technology, Newcastle, Australia (2001) [E1]
2000Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'A numerical study on the influence of inert gas shrouds on the characteristics of counterflow diffusion flames', 28th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Perth (2000) [E1]
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Caimao Luo, Eric Kennedy
2000Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'A method for assessing the effect of drying on heat of combustion of cellulosic materials', Proceedings of the Fourth Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan (2000) [E3]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
2000Dlugogorski BZ, Pope DM, Moghtaderi B, Kennedy EM, Lucas JA, 'A study on fire properties of Australian eucalyptus', WOOD & FIRE SAFETY, PT 1 PROCEEDINGS, STRBSKE PLESO, SLOVAKIA (2000)
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CitationsWeb of Science - 1
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, John Lucas, Bogdan Dlugogorski
1999Al-Otoom A, Elliott LK, Wall TF, Moghtaderi B, 'Sintering kinetics of coal ash', 1999 Australian Sumposium on Combustion and The Sixth Australian Flame Days, Newcastle (1999) [E1]
Co-authorsLiza Elliott, Terry Wall
1999Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Proceedings of the 1999 Australian Symposium on Combustion and The Sixth Australian Flame Days', Proceedings, 1999 Australian Symposium on Combustion and The Sixth Australian Flame Days, Newcastle (1999) [E4]
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
1999Moghtaderi B, 'Pyrolysis of coal/biomass blends', Proceedings, 1999 Australian Symposium on Combustion and The Sixth Australian Flame Days, Newcastle (1999) [E1]
1998Hirunpraditkoon S, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Combustion Properties of a Surrogate Refuse-Derived Fuel Under Fire Conditions', Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Port Douglas, Australia (1998) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
1998Pope DM, Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, Lucas JA, 'Fire Properties of Blue Gum', Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Port Douglas, Australia (1998) [E1]
Co-authorsJohn Lucas, Eric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
1998Moghtaderi B, Pope DM, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Piloted Ignition of Oil-in-Water Emulsions', Proceedings of the 26th Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Port Douglas, Australia (1998) [E1]
Co-authorsEric Kennedy, Bogdan Dlugogorski
1998Moghtaderi B, Fletcher DF, 'Flaming Combustion Characteristics of Wood-Based Materials', Proceedings of the Third Asia-Oceania Symposium - Fire Science and Technology, Singapore (1998) [E1]
1998Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'Application of Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modelling to Predict the Formation of Toxic Compounds in Enclosure Fires under Suppression', Proceedings of the Third Asia-Oceania Symposium - Fire Science and Technology, Singapore (1998) [E1]
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
1998Moghtaderi B, Dlugogorski BZ, Kennedy EM, 'A Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modelling Study on High Temperature Ignition of Methane/Air Mixtures Doped with C3F7H', Proceedings, Halon Options Technical Working Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico (1998) [E2]
Co-authorsBogdan Dlugogorski, Eric Kennedy
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Patent (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2006Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, A Method and System for Generating Power from a Heat Source (2006) [I3]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi
2006Moghtaderi B, Doroodchi E, Desalination Method and Apparatus (2006) [I3]
Co-authorsElham Doroodchi

Report (2 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2012Alterman D, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Chen D, 'A study of the effect of ground heat transfer on the thermal performance of buildings', Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, 35 (2012) [R2]
Co-authorsCaimao Luo
2012Alterman D, Luo C, Moghtaderi B, Chen D, 'A study of the effect of airgap on the thermal performance of buildings', Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, 51 (2012) [R2]
Co-authorsCaimao Luo
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants95
Total funding$63,519,203

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20151 grants / $235,650

Development of a Novel Stone Dust Looping Process for Mitigation of Ventilation Air Methane (Phase II)$235,650

Funding body: Australian Coal Research Limited

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Research Limited
Project TeamDoctor Kalpit Shah, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeAustralian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2015
Funding Finish2015
GNoG1400713
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

20147 grants / $30,958,132

VAM Abatement Safety Project$12,499,348

Funding body: Australian Coal Association

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Association
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Jafar Zanganeh, Mr Patrick Booth, Mr Jim Sandford
SchemeLow Emission Technology (ACALET)
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400523
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

VAM Abatement Safety Project$12,499,348

Funding body: ACALET (ACA Low Emissions Technologies Ltd)

Funding bodyACALET (ACA Low Emissions Technologies Ltd)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Jafar Zanganeh, Mr Patrick Booth, Mr Jim Sandford
SchemeCOAL21 Fund
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400523
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

Chemical Looping VAM Abatement Project$2,730,000

Funding body: Australian Coal Association

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Association
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Jim Sandford
SchemeLow Emission Technology (ACALET)
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400521
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Chemical Looping VAM Abatement Project$2,730,000

Funding body: ACALET (ACA Low Emissions Technologies Ltd)

Funding bodyACALET (ACA Low Emissions Technologies Ltd)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Jim Sandford
SchemeCOAL21 Fund
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1400521
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

A Novel Hybrid Chemical Looping Process for Production of Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuels with a Reduced Greenhouse Gas Emissions Profile$270,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Doctor Kalpit Shah
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1300530
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Development of a Novel Stone Dust Looping Process for Mitigation of Ventilation Air Methane$173,747

Funding body: Australian Coal Research Limited

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Research Limited
Project TeamDoctor Kalpit Shah, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeAustralian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1300819
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

Scoping study on next generation approaches for effective mitigation of ventilation air methane: VAM Abatement Technology Assessment Tool$55,689

Funding body: Australian Coal Research Limited

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Research Limited
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Kalpit Shah
SchemeAustralian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)
RoleLead
Funding Start2014
Funding Finish2014
GNoG1300818
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

20134 grants / $15,318,950

VAM Abatement Safety Project$12,499,350

Funding body: Department of Resources Energy and Tourism

Funding bodyDepartment of Resources Energy and Tourism
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeCoal Mining Abatement Technology Support Package (CMATSP)
RoleLead
Funding Start2013
Funding Finish2013
GNoG1201029
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

Chemical Looping VAM Abatement$2,730,000

Funding body: Department of Resources Energy and Tourism

Funding bodyDepartment of Resources Energy and Tourism
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Jim Sandford
SchemeCoal Mining Abatement Technology Support Package (CMATSP)
RoleLead
Funding Start2013
Funding Finish2013
GNoG1201041
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

Empirical and theoretical modelling of house slab edge insulation$78,000

Funding body: CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Funding bodyCSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Project TeamDoctor Dariusz Alterman, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Mr Dong Chen
SchemePostgraduate Scholarship
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2013
Funding Finish2013
GNoG1300697
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - Commonwealth
Category2OPC
UONY

2013 International Visitor - Kiel and Van der Drift$11,600

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Doctor Kalpit Shah, Professor Jacob Kiel, Dr A (Bram) van der Drift
SchemeDVCR International Visitor Support
RoleLead
Funding Start2013
Funding Finish2013
GNoG1301109
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20128 grants / $1,687,400

Development of a Measure for Assessment of the Dynamic Thermal Response of Buildings$445,000

Funding body: Think Brick Australia

Funding bodyThink Brick Australia
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1100712
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Development of a Measure for Assessment of the Dynamic Thermal Response of Buildings$330,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1100479
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Simultaneous Measurements of Reaction Kinetics and Particle Distributions for Cutting-Edge Research into CO2 Storage, Catalysis and Novel Materials$200,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber, Professor Robert Melchers, Laureate Professor Scott Sloan
SchemeEquipment Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1100634
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

ACARP Ventilation Air Methane Project$200,000

Funding body: Australian Coal Research Limited

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Research Limited
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeAustralian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP)
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1101077
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

Simultaneous Measurements of Reaction Kinetics and Particle Distributions for Cutting-Edge Research into CO2 Storage, Catalysis and Novel Materials$160,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr Ali Abbas, Associate Professor Marjorie Valix, Associate Professor Andrew Harris, Dr Gallage Kannangara, Professor John Bartlett, Dr Adriyan Milev, Dr Nguyen Tran, Professor Eric May, Associate Professor Thomas Rufford, Associate Professor Brian O'Neill
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1100806
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

Simultaneous Measurements of Reaction Kinetics and Particle Distributions for Cutting-Edge Research into CO2 Storage, Catalysis and Novel Materials$160,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Michael Stockenhuber, Professor Robert Melchers, Dr Ali Abbas, Associate Professor Marjorie Valix, Associate Professor Andrew Harris, Dr Gallage Kannangara, Professor John Bartlett, Dr Adriyan Milev, Dr Nguyen Tran, Professor Eric May, Associate Professor Thomas Rufford, Associate Professor Brian O'Neill
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1200631
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

Advanced biomass gasification process for distributed power generation with significant negative carbon emission in rural and regional Australia$157,400

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Hongwei Wu, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Jun-ichiro Hayashi
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1101154
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

A facility for non-destructive quantification of coal structures, composition and percolation fluid flows in energy and environmental applications$35,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Anh Nguyen, Professor Victor Rudolph, Professor Suresh Bhatia, Professor John Zhu, Dr Simon Smart, Professor Dongke Zhang, Professor Hui Tong Chua, Doctor Roberto Moreno-Atanasio, Professor Geoffrey Evans, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor Qin Li, Dr Shaobin Wang, Dr Chi Phan, Associate Professor Shaomin Liu
SchemeEquipment Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2012
Funding Finish2012
GNoG1100623
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20115 grants / $1,277,182

Xstrata Chemical Looping (XCL) Research Project$538,500

Funding body: Xstrata Coal Low Emissions Research and Development Corporation Pty Limited

Funding bodyXstrata Coal Low Emissions Research and Development Corporation Pty Limited
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Alan Broadfoot
SchemeResearch Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100645
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

Chemical Looping Oxygen Generation for Oxy-fuel Combustion and Gasification$295,856

Funding body: Australian National Low Emissions Coal Research & Development

Funding bodyAustralian National Low Emissions Coal Research & Development
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeAlternatives & Fundamentals Program
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100758
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

A Detailed Techno-Economic Assessment of the Geothermal Assisted Power Generation Concept$271,826

Funding body: Xstrata Coal Low Emissions Research and Development Corporation Pty Limited

Funding bodyXstrata Coal Low Emissions Research and Development Corporation Pty Limited
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeResearch Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1100922
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

Production, Processing and Combustion of an Innovative Slurry Fuel for High Efficiency Distributed Power $105,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Dongke Zhang
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1001061
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Char from black coal tailings for fertiliser and carbon storage$66,000

Funding body: NSW Environmental Trust

Funding bodyNSW Environmental Trust
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Judy Bailey, Associate Professor Gregory Hancock, Dr Lyndal Hugo
SchemeEnvironmental Research (Minor Grant)
RoleLead
Funding Start2011
Funding Finish2011
GNoG1000090
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - State
Category2OPS
UONY

20109 grants / $2,543,918

A novel chemical looping based air separation technology for Oxy-fuel combustion of coal$886,618

Funding body: NSW Trade & Investment

Funding bodyNSW Trade & Investment
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall
SchemeCoal Innovation NSW Fund
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1000643
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - State
Category2OPS
UONY

A Novel Approach for Chemical Looping Gasification of Municipal Solid Waste$375,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG0900182
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

A Novel Approach for Chemical Looping Gasification of Municipal Solid Waste$300,000

Funding body: N Moit & Sons (NSW) Pty Ltd

Funding bodyN Moit & Sons (NSW) Pty Ltd
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG0900199
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Application of Tuneable Nanofluids in Regenerative Supercritical Power Generation$290,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Ian Munro
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG0900183
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Application of Tuneable Nanofluids in Regenerative Supercritical Power Generation$240,000

Funding body: Granite Power Pty Ltd

Funding bodyGranite Power Pty Ltd
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Ian Munro
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG0900200
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Enhanced Waste Heat Recovery from Low-grade Heat Sources using a Novel Supercritical Power Cycle$228,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Ian Munro
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG0190488
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Enhanced Waste Heat Recovery from Low-grade Heat Sources using a Novel Supercritical Power Cycle$150,000

Funding body: Granite Power Pty Ltd

Funding bodyGranite Power Pty Ltd
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi, Mr Ian Munro
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG0190508
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Phase change materials greenhouse study$48,300

Funding body: NSW Trade & Investment

Funding bodyNSW Trade & Investment
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Dariusz Alterman, Doctor Caimao Luo
SchemeGosford Horticultural Institute
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1001069
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - State
Category2OPS
UONY

Newcastle Port Corporation - uni contribution$26,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeSpecial Project (Equipment) Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2010
Funding Finish2010
GNoG1000852
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20092 grants / $56,500

Newcastle Port Corporation - uni contribution$36,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall
SchemeSpecial Project Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0190018
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

University (DVCR) contribution to Think Brick$20,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeSpecial Project Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2009
Funding Finish2009
GNoG0190020
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20082 grants / $175,000

Thermal performance of buildings$160,000

Funding body: Think Brick Australia

Funding bodyThink Brick Australia
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeFellowship Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2008
GNoG0188631
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

A laser facility for imaging the time evolution of scalars in turbulent flow$15,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
RoleLead
Funding Start2008
Funding Finish2008
GNoG0189044
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

200711 grants / $6,935,927

A Novel Regenerator for Adapting Supercriticial Cycles to Geothermal Power Applications$2,449,000

Funding body: Newcastle Innovation

Funding bodyNewcastle Innovation
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Elham Doroodchi
SchemeAdministered Research
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0189884
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Development of a Novel Geothermal Power Cycle$2,440,000

Funding body: AusIndustry

Funding bodyAusIndustry
Project Team
SchemeRenewable Energy Development Initiative (REDI)
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNo
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Enhanced Mixing Through Particle Motion in Micro-Channels$427,027

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0186332
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

An Integrated Multi-Node Microfluidics Facility$400,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Geoffrey Evans, Professor Brian Haynes, Assoc. Prof A Masri, Professor Keith King, Dr Zeyad Alwahabi, Dr Jong-Leng Liow, Assoc. Prof Yinghe He, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Lyazid Djenidi
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0186649
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

A Fundamental Study on Redox Behaviour of Oxygen Carriers in Chemical Looping Combustion$365,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0186364
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Development of a novel desalination process$250,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Eric Kennedy, Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Mr Neill Arthur
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0186607
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Chemical looping : reducing co2 emissions$200,000

Funding body: Newcastle Port Corporation

Funding bodyNewcastle Port Corporation
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall
SchemeResearch Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187272
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

Development of a novel desalination process$161,400

Funding body: Granite Power Pty Ltd

Funding bodyGranite Power Pty Ltd
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Eric Kennedy, Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Mr Neill Arthur
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187332
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

Dry processing of fine coal using the reflux classifier$130,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamLaureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0186610
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Dry processing of fine coal using the reflux classifier$111,000

Funding body: Australian Coal Research Limited

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Research Limited
Project TeamLaureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187329
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

15th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, International Congress Center, Berlin, Germany, 7/5/2007 - 11/5/2007$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2007
Funding Finish2007
GNoG0187411
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20066 grants / $1,137,234

Smart Utilisation of Thermal Mass in Masonry Buildings$231,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Ms C Inglis
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0185483
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Smart Utilisation of Thermal Mass in Masonry Buildings$129,000

Funding body: Clay Brick and Paver Institute

Funding bodyClay Brick and Paver Institute
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Ms C Inglis
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0186727
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

Dry classification of fine coal$111,000

Funding body: Australian Coal Association

Funding bodyAustralian Coal Association
Project TeamLaureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeResearch Program
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0186231
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Non Commonwealth
Category1NS
UONY

National Hydrogen Materials Alliance$106,952

Funding body: CSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Funding bodyCSIRO - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeNational Research Flagship Cluster
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0185653
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

A Fundamental Study on Microfluidic Characteristics of a Novel Micro-Reactor$10,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Lyazid Djenidi
SchemeNear Miss Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2006
Funding Finish2006
GNoG0186070
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20053 grants / $26,996

Scholarship - Top Up - Semester 2, 2005$14,663

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeMulti-Year Project Grant Scholarship
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185739
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Fluid Dynamic Characterisation of a Novel Micro-reactor for Production of Hydrogen by Partial Oxidation of Methane$9,933

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0184588
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Fourth Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, 6-10 October 2005$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2005
Funding Finish2005
GNoG0185758
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

200411 grants / $865,168

Facility for Analysis of Thermal Decomposition of Solid Materials at High Pressures$314,127

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Professor Scott Donne, Professor Adesoji Adesina, Professor R Burford, Dr A Green, Conjoint Professor John Mackie, Assoc. Prof A Masri, Assoc. Prof R Creelman, Dr P Wormell, Professor I Thomas
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183025
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

The Effects of Pyrolysis Conditions on Combustion and Gasification Reactivities of Biomass Chars and the Quality of Their Ash$280,154

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Dr John Stubington
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0182978
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Facility for Analysis of Thermal Decomposition of Solid Materials at High Pressures$80,000

Funding body: University of Western Sydney

Funding bodyUniversity of Western Sydney
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Professor Scott Donne
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183844
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

Experimental Modelling of Masonry buildings Thermal Performance$70,668

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Doctor Heber Sugo, Ms C Inglis
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0184245
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Facility for analysis of thermal decomposition of solid materials at high pressure$45,000

Funding body: University of New South Wales

Funding bodyUniversity of New South Wales
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Professor Scott Donne, Professor Adesoji Adesina, Professor R Burford, Dr A Green, Conjoint Professor John Mackie, Assoc. Prof A Masri, Assoc. Prof R Creelman, Dr P Wormell, Professor I Thomas
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183842
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

Development of a novel fully-integrated fluidised be (FIFB) reactor for biomass gasification at low temperatures$15,084

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183423
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Facility for Analysis of Thermal Decomposition of Solid Materials at High Pressures$15,000

Funding body: University of Sydney

Funding bodyUniversity of Sydney
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Professor Scott Donne, Professor Adesoji Adesina, Professor R Burford, Dr A Green, Conjoint Professor John Mackie, Assoc. Prof A Masri, Assoc. Prof R Creelman, Dr P Wormell, Professor I Thomas
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183843
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

Facility for Analysis of Thermal Decomposition of Solid Materials at High Pressures$15,000

Funding body: University of Technology, Victoria

Funding bodyUniversity of Technology, Victoria
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Professor Scott Donne
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF) Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183845
Type Of FundingNot Known
CategoryUNKN
UONY

Experimental Modelling of Masonry buildings Thermal Performance$15,000

Funding body: Clay Brick and Paver Institute

Funding bodyClay Brick and Paver Institute
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Adrian Page, Doctor Heber Sugo
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0184895
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

A fundamental study on combustion characteristics of biomass fuels in an O2/CO2 environment$9,427

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183399
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Visit of A/Prof M R Rahimour, 31 July 2004 to 15 December 2004$5,708

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeVisitor Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2004
Funding Finish2004
GNoG0183949
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20035 grants / $337,948

The development of a hybrid energy simulation model for masonry enclosures$240,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamEmeritus Professor Adrian Page, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Heber Sugo, Ms C Inglis
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2003
Funding Finish2003
GNoG0182783
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

The development of a hybrid energy simulation model for masonry enclosures$75,000

Funding body: Clay Brick and Paver Institute

Funding bodyClay Brick and Paver Institute
Project TeamEmeritus Professor Adrian Page, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Doctor Heber Sugo
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2003
Funding Finish2003
GNoG0182784
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

Application of Micro Particle Image Velocimetry (Micro-PIV) to Study Thrombus Formation in the Back Gap Region of Centrifugal Blood Pumps$11,340

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Associate Professor George Franks
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2003
Funding Finish2003
GNoG0182338
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

An experimental study on the structure of gravity currents in a sloping channel$9,208

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2003
Funding Finish2003
GNoG0182339
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Waste Symposium 2003, Cutlers Hall, Sheffield, UK 29 June to 2 July, 2003$2,400

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2003
Funding Finish2003
GNoG0183080
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

200211 grants / $974,558

Fundamental Fire Properties From Extinction and Piloted Ignition Experiments of Solid Fuels$390,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Conjoint Professor Michael Delichatsios, Professor R Burford
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181064
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Integrated Particle Image Thermometry/Velocimetry Facility.$175,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Geoffrey Evans, Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson, Conjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Emeritus Professor Terry Wall, Professor Dongke Zhang, Assoc. Prof Aibing Yu, Dr H Sidhu, Dr Rodney Weber, Dr Gregory Griffin, Professor Kiet Tieu, Professor Eric Kennedy, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Lyazid Djenidi, Associate Professor Anh Nguyen, Dr Geoffry Mercer
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181517
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

Combined Ozonation-Flotation for the Treatment of Potable Water$152,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Geoffrey Evans, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Simon Biggs, Mr P Dennis
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181147
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Combined Ozonation-Flotation for the Treatment of Potable Water.$105,000

Funding body: Hunter Water Corporation

Funding bodyHunter Water Corporation
Project TeamProfessor Geoffrey Evans, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Simon Biggs, Mr P Dennis
SchemeHunter Water Australia Scholarship
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0182553
Type Of FundingOther Public Sector - State
Category2OPS
UONY

Application of a Novel Reflux Classifier for Separating Nut Shell Fragments from Powdered Food Mixtures$67,635

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Dr J Ashton
SchemeLinkage Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181155
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Combustion Characteristics of Biomass Chars in Pressurised Circulating Fluidised Bed Reactors$40,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeDiscovery Projects
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181100
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Application of a Novel Reflux Classifier for Separating Nut Shell Fragments from Powdered Food Mixtures.$15,000

Funding body: Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing Company

Funding bodySanitarium Health and Wellbeing Company
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Dr J Ashton
SchemeLinkage Projects Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0182246
Type Of FundingGrant - Aust Non Government
Category3AFG
UONY

Mathematical Modelling of Oestrogen Effects on Nervous Parasympathetic Control of the Coronary Circulation$14,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamConjoint Professor Tony Quail, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeProject Grant
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181392
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Gas-Solid Fluidisation in Vertical and Inclined Channels.$13,423

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0181274
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

International Symposium on Fire Safety Science, Massachusetts USA 19-25 May, 2002$2,500

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeTravel Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNoG0182028
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

INTEGRATED PARTICLE IMAGE THERMOMETRY / VELOCIMETRY FACILITY$0

Funding body: Australian Research Council

Funding bodyAustralian Research Council
Project Team
SchemeLinkage Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (LIEF)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2002
Funding Finish2002
GNo
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

20017 grants / $484,640

High-Speed digital video facility for transient flow analysis.$195,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Geoffrey Evans, Laureate Professor Graeme Jameson, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Dr Hubert Chanson, Professor Kiet Tieu, Professor Judy Raper, Professor John Reizes, Dr Rose Amal, Associate Professor John Lucas, Dr Tony Howes, Emeritus Professor Robert Antonia, Laureate Professor Kevin Galvin, Professor Simon Biggs, Associate Professor Anh Nguyen, Mr Ian Shepherd
SchemeResearch Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (RIEF)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0179621
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

Thermophysical analysis of the reaction processes at the front end of ironmaking production.$102,314

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamAssociate Professor John Lucas, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Lazar Strezov
SchemeStrategic Partnerships with Industry - Research & Training Scheme (SPIRT)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0179644
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Thermophysical Analysis of the Reaction Processes at the Front End of Inronmaking Production.$89,450

Funding body: BHP Billiton Research Labs

Funding bodyBHP Billiton Research Labs
Project TeamAssociate Professor John Lucas, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi, Professor Lazar Strezov
SchemeSPIRT Partner funding
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0181577
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

Gasification Characteristics of Australian Biomass Fuels in Fluidised Bed Reactors.$66,876

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Mr Peter Coombes
SchemeStrategic Partnerships with Industry - Research & Training Scheme (SPIRT)
RoleLead
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0179629
Type Of FundingAust Competitive - Commonwealth
Category1CS
UONY

Gasification characteristics of Australian biomass fuels in fluidised bed reactors.$15,000

Funding body: Delta Electricity

Funding bodyDelta Electricity
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Mr Peter Coombes
SchemeSPIRT Partner funding
RoleLead
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0180719
Type Of FundingContract - Aust Non Government
Category3AFC
UONY

Soot formation rates from solid polymeric materials for determining their fire hazards in building fires.$11,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0180052
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

Production of Hydrogen by Low Temperature Catalytic Steam Gasification of Pine Sawdust in a Fluidised Bed Reactor.$5,000

Funding body: University of Newcastle

Funding bodyUniversity of Newcastle
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi, Conjoint Professor Rajender Gupta
SchemeProject Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2001
Funding Finish2001
GNoG0180049
Type Of FundingInternal
CategoryINTE
UONY

20002 grants / $412,000

Integrated Fire Diagnostics Facility$400,000

Funding body: Department of Education, Training & Youth Affairs

Funding bodyDepartment of Education, Training & Youth Affairs
Project TeamConjoint Professor Bogdan Dlugogorski, Professor Eric Kennedy, Professor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeResearch Infrastructure Equipment & Facilities (RIEF)
RoleInvestigator
Funding Start2000
Funding Finish2000
GNoG0178667
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

A Novel Approach to Study the Re-Ignition Mechanism of Charring Solid Fuels under Fire Conditions.$12,000

Funding body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

Funding bodyARC (Australian Research Council)
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeSmall Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start2000
Funding Finish2000
GNoG0178825
Type Of FundingScheme excluded from IGS
CategoryEXCL
UONY

19991 grants / $92,000

Burnout and Ash Issues Related to Co-Firing of Coal and Biomass in PF Boilers.$92,000

Funding body: CRC for Coal in Sustainable Development

Funding bodyCRC for Coal in Sustainable Development
Project TeamProfessor Behdad Moghtaderi
SchemeResearch Grant
RoleLead
Funding Start1999
Funding Finish1999
GNoG0178995
Type Of FundingCRC - Cooperative Research Centre
Category4CRC
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Research Supervision

Current Supervision

CommencedResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2015Empirical and Theoretical Modelling of House Slab Edge Insulation
Engineering & Related Technolo, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2015A Fundamental Study on Dynamics of Premixed Methane-Air Flame Propagation in Straight Long Duct
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2015Methanol Production via Novel Chemical Looping Process
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2014A Fundamental Study on Deflagration To Detonation Transition In Ventilation Air Methane
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2014Tuneable Nanofluids
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2014Development of a Comprehensive Metric Which Characterises the Thermal Performance of Complete Buildings
Engineering & Related Technolo, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2013Formation of Toxic Compounds in the Thermal Decomposition of 1,3-Dichloropropene
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2013Application of Novel Calcium Looping Process for Providing CO2 and Heat to Greenhouses
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2013A Novel Ex-Situ Calcium Looping Process for Removal and Conversion of Tars Formed During Biomass Gasification
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2013Hydrodynamics of Two and Three Phase Microfluidised Beds
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2012The Effects of Climate Change, Peak Oil and Practical Design Refurbishments on Reducing the Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Existing Australian Residential Buildings in a Warm Temperate Environment
Engineering & Related Technolo, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2012The Potential Role of Biochar to Improve Mine Rehabilitation Outcomes in the Hunter Valley
Environmental Studies, Faculty of Science and Information Technology
Co-Supervisor
2011The Creation and Study of Char from Coal Tailings for Use as a Soil Conditioner
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2011Transport Characteristics of Physically Mixed Metal Oxides in Chemical Looping Combustion of Natural Gas
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2011Thermal Studies of Monochlorothiophenols
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2011Membrane Integration into Chemical Looping Air Separation Process for High Purity Oxygen Production
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor

Past Supervision

YearResearch Title / Program / Supervisor Type
2015Reactions, Transformations and Impacts of Sulphur Oxides During Oxy-fuel Combustion
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2015Gas Quality Control in Oxy-Fuel Technology for Carbon Capture and Storage: Scrubbing of C02 Prior to Compression
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2015The Removal of Nitrogen Oxides and Mercury as Condensates During the Compression of Oxyfuel Flue Gas
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2015Chemical Looping Air Separation for Oxy-fuel Power Plants
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2014A Fundamental Study on Hybrid Geothermal Energy Systems
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2014Laboratory Evaluation of Combustibility of Coals for Blast Furnace Pulverised Coal Injection
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2014Utilisation of Ventilation Air Methane in Chemical Looping Systems
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2013Application of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide in Engineered Geothermal System
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2013A Fundamental Study on Heat Transfer Characteristics of Magnetite Nanofluids
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2012Pulverised Coal Combustibility in Simulated Oxyfuel (O2/CO2) and Air (O2/N2) Conditions
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2011Dewatering of Wastewater Sludge
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2011Ignition Behaviour of Individual Pulverized Coal Particles in Air and Oxy-fuel Environments
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2011High Fidelity Simulation of Future Low Emissions Stationary Electricity Generation Scenarios
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2010Microwave Characterisation of Typical Australian Wood-Based Biomass Materials
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2010Smart Utilisation of Thermal Mass in Masonry Buildings
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2010Neuro-Fuzzy Modelling of the Thermal Performance of Typical Australian Residential Buildings
Engineering & Related Technolo, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2010Flame Spread Over Inert Porous Solids Wetted with Flammable Liquids Under Conditions Pertinent to Industrial Fires
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2008Heat Transfer in Air-Fired Pulverised Fuel Furnaces Retrofitted to Oxy-Fuel Coal
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2006A Thermodynamic Equilibrium Approach for Assessing Slagging and Fouling Potentials of Biomass During Combustion
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2006The Influence of Parallel Plates on Elutriation of Fine Particles from a Gas-Solid Fluidised Bed
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Co-Supervisor
2006A Fundamental Study on Pilot-Scale Characteristics of Coal and Biomass Blends for Co-Firing Applications
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2005A Fundamental Study on the Gasification Kinetics of Biomass Chars
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2005A Fundamental Study on Re-ignition Characteristics of Wood-Based Materials
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2003A Fundamental Study on Combustion Characteristics of Pulverised Coal/Softwood Blends
Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
Principal Supervisor
2000Sintering of Ash from Black Coal in Pressurised Fluidised Bed Combustion Systems
Chemical Engineering, University of Newcastle
Principal Supervisor
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News

granex EXCELLENCE award

Clean energy technology scoops excellence pool

June 1, 2015

A UON revolutionary clean energy technology scooped the pool at the 2015 Newcastle Engineering Excellence Awards.

ScienceandEngineeringAwards

Excellence in Science and Engineering awarded

October 21, 2014

Two University of Newcastle academics have been honoured with prestigious accolades at the 2014 NSW Science and Engineering Awards.

GRANEX

Revolutionary clean energy technology launched in the Hunter

April 15, 2014

A new clean energy system launched today will demonstrate cost savings in electricity generation for remote mining and industrial sites and rural communities.

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi

World First Emissions Abatement Technology

February 20, 2014

The University of Newcastle has received $30 million to develop and roll-out world-leading abatement technologies for fugitive methane emissions from underground coal mining operations. The new technologies could reduce these emissions from the sector by as much as 90 percent and reduce Australia's annual greenhouse gas output by three percent.

Professor Behdad Moghtaderi

Position

Professor
School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Focus area

Chemical Engineering

Contact Details

Emailbehdad.moghtaderi@newcastle.edu.au
Phone(02) 40339062
Mobile0418408615
Fax(02) 40339095

Office

RoomA214
BuildingA-Blk; N'cle Institute for Energy & Res (NIER) Precinct
LocationCallaghan
University Drive
Callaghan, NSW 2308
Australia
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