School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Staff Profile

Professor Adam Harvey

Professor of Process Intensification

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

  1. Acting Head of School, CEAM, from Dec 2014
  2. Head of Process Intensification Research Group
  3. Manager (with David Reay) of the international Process Intensification Network ("PIN")

Qualifications

1990-1994: MEng Chemical Engineering (1st), University of Cambridge

1994-1998: PhD "Oxidative Storage and Reductive release of Sulphur Compounds on Catalytic Converters", University of Edinrburgh

Honours and Awards

  • 2011: Chair of European Process Intensification Conference (EPIC 3) 
  • 2008: IChemE Brennan Medal (for "Process Intensification" textbook)
  • 2005 - 2008: Exxon Mobil Teaching Fellow
  • 2002: IChemE Junior Moulton Medal 

Research

 Funded Research Projects:

  1. Process Intensification in the Water industry, UKWIR, 2014  : £30k
  2. Sustainable Polymers, EPSRC, 2014 - : £560k 
  3. Supergen Bioenergy, EPSRC,  2013- : £290k
  4. RenewX, EU, 2013 - : £310k
  5. Cleaning Land for Wealth, EPSRC, 2013 -  : £400k
  6. Optitherm: Optimisation Waste Heat Recovery, EPSRC, 2009-: £180k
  7. Designer Catalysts for Biodiesel Production, EPSRC, 2008-2012: £91k
  8. Direct Production of Biodiesel from Non-edible Oilseeds, UKIERI, 2009-2011: £105k
  9. Water-tolerant Extraction of Algal Biofuels, Carbon Trust, 2010-2011: £340k
  10. Adaptive processing of Natural Feedstocks, EPSRC, 2008-2010: £229k
  11. Project Pulse, TSB, 2010: £37k
  12. ABC, DEFRA, 2009 - 2011: £75k
  13. Yoghurt Processing, FPKTN, 2009: £4k
  14. Evolvable Process Design, EPSRC, 2008-2011: £329k
  15. Bioproduction, EU, 2006-2011: £180k


Adam Harvey's profile can be viewed at Google Scholar

 

Research Students:

  1. James Hockaday (2nd Sup) "Cleaning up Metal Contamination of Waterways using Algae", 2016 -
  2. Luma Al-Saadi "Intensification of Bidiesel Production", Iraqi Govt, 2015 -
  3. Faisal Saleem "Plasma Treatment of Biomass Gasification Tars", Pakistan Govt., 2015 -
  4. Abdul Rehman "Intensification of Cyclic Carbonisation", Pakistan Govt, 2015 -
  5. Faiz Resul "Intensification of Epoxidation of Naturally Occurring Alkenes", Malay. Govt, 2015 -
  6. Ahmed Al Hatrooshi "Marine Biorefinery", Omani Govt, 2014 -
  7. Safaa Ahmed "Scale-up of Oscillatory Baffled Reactors", Iraqi Govt, 2014 -
  8. Jonathan McDonough "Process Screening using Mesoscale OBRs", EPSRC, 2013 -
  9. Akeem Babatunde "Reactive Extraction for Biodiesel Production", PTDF, 2013 -
  10. Victoria Outram "Intensification of Biobutanol Production", EPSRC, 2012 -
  11. Malik Musthofa "Catalytic Cracking of Vegetable Oils", 2012 -
  12. Auwal Aliyu "Catalytic Cracking of Algae", PTDF, 2012-


See http://pig.ncl.ac.uk 

 

Completed

  1. 2016 Ahmad Mustaffar "Foams and Phase Change Materials"
  2. 2016 Matthew Abbot "OBRs as Bioreactors"
  3. 2015 Kamoru Salam "Reactive Extraction of Algae"
  4. 2014 Richard Law "Optimising Waste Heat Usage in the Chemical Industries"
  5. 2014 Fatimah Mohd Rasdi "Rapid Process Screening using Mesoscale OBRs"
  6. 2014 Valentine Eze, Screening Heterogeneous Catalysts using Mesoscale OBRs
  7. 2013 Nasratun Masngut, Intensification of Biobutanol production using OBRs
  8. 2012 Tri Handayani, Use of Organic Rankine Cycles with Low-grade Waste Heat
  9. 2012 Joseph Ikwebe, SSF Bioethanol Production using OBRs"
  10. 2012 Farizul Kasim, Reactive Extraction of Biodiesel from Jatropha"
  11. 2012 Elizabeth Eterigho, Development of Vegetable Oil Cracking Catalysts
  12. 2012 Hafizuddin Wan Yusof, Ion Exchange Resins as Catalysts for Biodiesel Production
  13. 2011 Claudia Troger, Bioreactions in OBRs
  14. 2010 Rabitah Zakaria, Reactive Extraction of Oilseeds
  15. 2008 Clare MacLeod, Metal Oxide Catalysts for Biodiesel Production  

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching

 

  1. Transfer Processes 1 (Heat Transfer)
  2. Transfer Processes 2 (Heat Transfer) Module Leader
  3. Process Intensification: Module Leader
  4. Design Project
  5. MEng Research Projects 

Publications