School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Anh Phan

Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering


Dr Anh Phan is a Senior Lecturer of Chemical Engineering in the School of Engineering at Newcastle University. 

Area of expertise

  • Cold plasma technologies (for chemical and biorefining processes)
  • Advanced thermochemical conversion (pyrolysis, gasification) 
  • Combustion
  • Biofuel processing
  • Reactor engineering/process intensification
  • Plastic waste treatment

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Research Interests

  • Pyrolysis/Gasification/Combustion
  • Process Intensification
  • Kinetic modelling
  • Biofuel processing
  • Biodiesel production
  • Cold plasma technologies
Research themes:


  • Reactor Engineering (CME2024)
  • Reactor Systems Engineering (CME3035- Module leader)
  • Chemical Engineering Laboratory II (CME3040- Module leader until 2018)
  • Separation Processes 1 (CME2022)
  • Plant Design (CME3039)
  • MEng Research Project (CME8117)