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Personal profile

Overview

I am a chartered chemical engineer based at the Paisley campus with some research history as well as extensive teaching experience.

Area of academic expertise - outline

My original sphere of reserch was heat transfer and the fouling of heat exchangers.  More recent work has been the mass balance across composting and biomass processes.

Current research activities

Involved in the process development of microalgae cultivation for biofuels.

Desired research direction

Currently seeking supervisory work in heat transfer and biomass projects.

External positions

Guest lecturer, Hochschule Furtwangen University

20172018

Ongoing guest lecturer (Erasmus), Université de Perpignan Via Domitia

20112017

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Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC) Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2000 2019

3 Citations (Scopus)

A comprehensive study of the effect of bipolar plate (BP) geometry design on the performance of proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells

Wilberforce, T., El Hassan, Z., Ogungbemi, E., Ijaodola, O., Khatib, F. N., Durrant, A., Thompson, J., Baroutaji, A. & Olabi, A. G., 30 Sep 2019, In : Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 111, p. 236-260 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Material degradation of components in polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolytic cell and mitigation mechanisms: a review

Khatib, F. N., Wilberforce, T., Ijaodola, O., Ogungbemi, E., El-Hassan, Z., Durrant, A., Thompson, J. & Olabi, A. G., Sep 2019, In : Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 111, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical modelling and CFD simulation of a polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cell flow channel using an open pore cellular foam material

Awotwe, T., Khatib, F. N., Ijaodola, O. S., Ogungbemi, E., El-Hassan, Z., Durrant, A., Thompson, J. & Olabi, A. G., 15 Aug 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 678, p. 728-740 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

channel flow
Proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
Channel flow
fuel cell
foam
6 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of ocean power technology

Wilberforce, T., El-Hassan, Z., Durrant, A., Thompson, J., Soudan, B. & Olabi, A. G., 15 May 2019, In : Energy. 175, p. 165-181 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy harvesting
Renewable energy resources
Thermal energy
Power transmission
Electricity

Microalgae cultivation technologies

Anyanwu, R., Rodriguez, C., Durrant, A. & Olabi, A-G., 13 Jun 2018, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering. Hashmi, S. (ed.). Elsevier B.V.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

microalgae
closed loop systems
biomass
biofuels
food production