Development of UV and visible light active photocatalysts for waste water treatment and chemical reactions
- Wetting & Surface Modification
Measurement of pore wettability under atmosphere and reservoir conditions
Surface modification through chemical activation, microwave irradiation
Nanoparticles for stabilising suspensions and emulsions
- Multiphase Flow & Particle Technology
Multiphase flows in porous media, modelling and experiments
Modelling and measurement of fluid and particle dynamics in chemical, food and pharmaceutical processes, such as fluidization, mixing, granulation, flotation, canned food stuff, agitated vessels, coating, Die filling.
Flow structure, solid mixing, solid gas contact in bubbling and circulation fluidized beds.
Impact of particle physical properties on solid flow structure, bubble behaviour in fluidized beds for the studies on combustion and renewable energy production;
High shear granulation.
Impact of liquid viscosity and surface tension on solid flow in mixers and granulators for pharmaceutical production.
- Enhanced Oil Recovery and CO2 Capture
Novel experimental approach for studies on liquid/gas transport/migration in porous media
Relative importance of interfacial energy and liquid viscosity on liquid transport in porous medium
Relative permeability hysteresis
Optimization of flow structure in fluidized beds for CO2 capture and biomass combustion
- Micromanipulation Technique
Measurement of interaction force between micron particulate materials, such as, adhesion force between ice crystals, liquid bridge
Impact of liquid composition and solution pH on micron air bubble rigidity in aqueous solutions, particle-bubble attachment,
Mechanical strength of micro particulate materials
- Food and Biosciences
Impact of additives on crystal growth in ice cream
expanded beds for protein separation
canned food stuff
mechanical properties of microcapsules
- Minerals Engineering and Wastewater Treatment
Radioisotope production and purification for nuclear medicine and bioscience study,
Removal of trace materials or radioisotopes
Fluoride removal from ground water,
Chromatography and ion exchange
- Development and application of positron emission particle tracking
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