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Muthanna Al-Dahhan, Professor

Chemical & Biochemical Engineering Missouri University of Science & Technology, USA Chemical Engineering Department

Muthanna Al-Dahhan, Professor

  • Education
  • Ph.D. – Washington University in St. Louis, USA

    M.Sc. – Oregon State University, USA

    B.Sc. – University of Baghdad, Iraq

  • Technical Focus
  • Multiphase reaction engineering

    Advanced measurement technique

    Clean & alternative energy

  • Biography
  • The research activities are related to 1) advancing the knowledge and understanding of multiphase reaction engineering, reactors and processes via advanced measurement and computational techniques; 2) modeling of transport – kinetic interactions; 3) energy efficient and environmentally responsible design, scale-up and performance of multiphase flow systems; 4) development of advanced measurement techniques including radiometric techniques; 5) application of radioisotopes and nuclear technology in industrial process imaging and visualization; and 6) advancing and investigating various multiphase processes related to sustainable energy and environment, production of clean energy, bio-energy, fuels, chemicals, petrochemical, petroleum, biomass and coal conversion and clean utilization, wastes treatment, animal and farm wastes treatment via anaerobic digestion, environmentally responsible and risk free proliferation nuclear energy, etc.

  • Newest Selected Publications
  • - Z. V. Kuzeljevic, W. van der Merwe, M. H. Al-Dahhan, M. P. Dudukovic, and W. Nicol, "Effect of Operating Pressure on the Extent of Hysteresis in a Trickle Bed Reactor", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 47(20), 7593-7599 (2008).

    - H.-P. Luo and M. H. Al-Dahhan, "Local Characteristics of Hydrodynamics in Draft Tube Airlift Bioreactor", Chemical Engineering Science 63(11), 3057-3068 (2008).

    - H.-P. Luo and M. H. Al-Dahhan, "Local Characteristics of Hydrodynamics in Draft Tube Airlift Bioreactor", Chemical Engineering Science 63(11), 3057-3068 (2008).

    - A. Youssef and M. H. Al-Dahhan, "Impact of Internals on the Gas Holdup and Bubble Properties of a Bubble Column", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 48(17), 8007–8013 (2009).