Work with thought leaders and academic experts in fuel technology

Companies can benefit from working with an academic researcher in Fuel Technology in several ways. Firstly, they can gain access to cutting-edge research and advancements in the field, which can help them develop innovative fuel technologies and solutions. Secondly, collaborating with an expert in Fuel Technology can provide companies with valuable insights and expertise, enabling them to optimize their fuel production processes and improve efficiency. Additionally, academic researchers can assist companies in navigating complex regulatory frameworks and ensuring compliance with environmental standards. Moreover, working with a Fuel Technology expert can enhance a company's reputation as a leader in sustainable and clean energy solutions. Lastly, academic researchers often have extensive networks and collaborations with other industry experts, which can open doors to new partnerships and business opportunities.

Experts on NotedSource with backgrounds in fuel technology include Michael Hickner, Keisha Walters, Lang Qin, Yuan Yang, Mengying Li, Lee Weinstein, Nima Ziraknejad, Dr. Kleio Koutra, Ramy Ayoub, Christophe Schinckus, and Dr. Wen Cebuhar, PhD.

Michael Hickner

Michigan State University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (43)
polymers : 3D printing : materials chemistry : energy : water
Colloid and Surface Chemistry
Biochemistry
General Chemistry
Catalysis
And 38 more
About
Michael Hickner is an accomplished researcher and educator with an extensive background in chemical engineering. He received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech in 2003. For the past 15 years, Hickner has been a Rogerson Endowed Professor at Michigan State University, where he has conducted highly acclaimed research in the areas of sustainable energy technologies and nanomanufacturing. Previous to this appointment, Hickner was a Senior Member of the Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories, where he conducted post-doctoral research in the fields of materials science, nanotechnology, and catalysis. Given his diverse skill set and supportive leadership style, Michigan State students look to Hickner to provide them with the guidance, mentorship, and educational tools necessary to excel in the field of chemical engineering.
Most Relevant Publications (6+)

217 total publications

Designing anion exchange membranes for CO2 electrolysers

Nature Energy / Feb 11, 2021

Salvatore, D. A., Gabardo, C. M., Reyes, A., O’Brien, C. P., Holdcroft, S., Pintauro, P., Bahar, B., Hickner, M., Bae, C., Sinton, D., Sargent, E. H., & Berlinguette, C. P. (2021). Designing anion exchange membranes for CO2 electrolysers. Nature Energy, 6(4), 339–348. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-020-00761-x

Sulfonated polymers containing polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) core for high performance proton exchange membranes

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy / Jun 01, 2015

Zhang, J., Chen, F., Ma, X., Guan, X., Chen, D., & Hickner, M. A. (2015). Sulfonated polymers containing polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) core for high performance proton exchange membranes. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 40(22), 7135–7143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.02.090

Amphoteric ion exchange membrane synthesized by direct polymerization for vanadium redox flow battery application

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy / Sep 01, 2014

Wang, Y., Wang, S., Xiao, M., Song, S., Han, D., Hickner, M. A., & Meng, Y. (2014). Amphoteric ion exchange membrane synthesized by direct polymerization for vanadium redox flow battery application. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39(28), 16123–16131. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.04.049

Synthesis and characterization of quaternary ammonium functionalized fluorene-containing cardo polymers for potential anion exchange membrane water electrolyzer applications

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy / Nov 01, 2012

Chen, D., Hickner, M. A., Wang, S., Pan, J., Xiao, M., & Meng, Y. (2012). Synthesis and characterization of quaternary ammonium functionalized fluorene-containing cardo polymers for potential anion exchange membrane water electrolyzer applications. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37(21), 16168–16176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.08.051

Transport properties and fuel cell performance of sulfonated poly(imide) proton exchange membranes

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy / Apr 01, 2012

Yan, J., Huang, X., Moore, H. D., Wang, C.-Y., & Hickner, M. A. (2012). Transport properties and fuel cell performance of sulfonated poly(imide) proton exchange membranes. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 37(7), 6153–6160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2011.09.092

Simplified models for predicting the onset of liquid water droplet instability at the gas diffusion layer/gas flow channel interface

International Journal of Energy Research / Jan 01, 2005

Chen, K. S., Hickner, M. A., & Noble, D. R. (2005). Simplified models for predicting the onset of liquid water droplet instability at the gas diffusion layer/gas flow channel interface. International Journal of Energy Research, 29(12), 1113–1132. https://doi.org/10.1002/er.1143

Keisha Walters

I am the Conoco-Dupont Professor of Chemical, Biological and Materials Engineering at the University of Oklahoma (OU), and I have experience in industry (R&D, Milliken Chemical).
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (44)
chemical engineering
polymers
nanotechnology
material science
General Materials Science
And 39 more
About
Chemical engineering expertise focused on polymer-based material synthesis, modification, and application and experimental and computational transport (momentum, heat, and mass) modeling. Specialties: material synthesis and characterization: bulk and surface initiated polymerization, stimuli responsive polymers, renewable polymers (bioplastics), lung simulation, transport modeling, nano- and micro-particles, and surface modification FTIR, XPS/ESCA, TGA, DSC, GPC, CA, AFM, T/SEM, LS
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

49 total publications

Alcohol Stabilization of Low Water Content Pyrolysis Oil during High Temperature Treatment

Energy & Fuels / Nov 16, 2017

Zhang, L., Luo, Y., Wijayapala, R., & Walters, K. B. (2017). Alcohol Stabilization of Low Water Content Pyrolysis Oil during High Temperature Treatment. Energy & Fuels, 31(12), 13666–13674. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b02276

Impacts of Thermal Processing on the Physical and Chemical Properties of Pyrolysis Oil Produced by a Modified Fluid Catalytic Cracking Pyrolysis Process

Energy & Fuels / Sep 06, 2016

Zhang, L., Chaparro Sosa, A., & Walters, K. B. (2016). Impacts of Thermal Processing on the Physical and Chemical Properties of Pyrolysis Oil Produced by a Modified Fluid Catalytic Cracking Pyrolysis Process. Energy & Fuels, 30(9), 7367–7378. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b01220

Postcondensation Filtration of Pine and Cottonwood Pyrolysis Oil and Impacts on Accelerated Aging Reactions

Energy & Fuels / Jan 11, 2012

Naske, C. D., Polk, P., Wynne, P. Z., Speed, J., Holmes, W. E., & Walters, K. B. (2012). Postcondensation Filtration of Pine and Cottonwood Pyrolysis Oil and Impacts on Accelerated Aging Reactions. Energy & Fuels, 26(2), 1284–1297. https://doi.org/10.1021/ef200541d

Lang Qin

Cary, North Carolina, United States of America
Ohio State University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (27)
General Environmental Science
Catalysis
Pollution
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
Environmental Chemistry
And 22 more
About
* 10+ Years' Experience and Leadership in Materials Science and Clean Energy. * Published 35 papers in peer-reviewed journals and books; 1 patent; 20+ international and national conference presentations as first author. * Citations: 1200+, h-index: 18, i10-index: 22. Mentor of 6 PhD students. Winner of 10+ international/national awards.
Most Relevant Publications (4+)

37 total publications

C2 Selectivity Enhancement in Chemical Looping Oxidative Coupling of Methane over a Mg–Mn Composite Oxygen Carrier by Li-Doping-Induced Oxygen Vacancies

ACS Energy Letters / Jun 25, 2018

Cheng, Z., Baser, D. S., Nadgouda, S. G., Qin, L., Fan, J. A., & Fan, L.-S. (2018). C2 Selectivity Enhancement in Chemical Looping Oxidative Coupling of Methane over a Mg–Mn Composite Oxygen Carrier by Li-Doping-Induced Oxygen Vacancies. ACS Energy Letters, 3(7), 1730–1736. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.8b00851

Impact of 1% Lanthanum Dopant on Carbonaceous Fuel Redox Reactions with an Iron-Based Oxygen Carrier in Chemical Looping Processes

ACS Energy Letters / Dec 08, 2016

Qin, L., Cheng, Z., Guo, M., Xu, M., Fan, J. A., & Fan, L.-S. (2016). Impact of 1% Lanthanum Dopant on Carbonaceous Fuel Redox Reactions with an Iron-Based Oxygen Carrier in Chemical Looping Processes. ACS Energy Letters, 2(1), 70–74. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00511

High-Pressure Redox Behavior of Iron-Oxide-Based Oxygen Carriers for Syngas Generation from Methane

Energy & Fuels / Feb 17, 2015

Deshpande, N., Majumder, A., Qin, L., & Fan, L.-S. (2015). High-Pressure Redox Behavior of Iron-Oxide-Based Oxygen Carriers for Syngas Generation from Methane. Energy & Fuels, 29(3), 1469–1478. https://doi.org/10.1021/ef5025998

Metal sulfide-based process analysis for hydrogen generation from hydrogen sulfide conversion

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy / Aug 01, 2019

Reddy, S., Nadgouda, S. G., Tong, A., & Fan, L.-S. (2019). Metal sulfide-based process analysis for hydrogen generation from hydrogen sulfide conversion. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 44(39), 21336–21350. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.06.180

Yuan Yang

Assistant Professor at Columbia University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (46)
General Medicine
General Energy
Colloid and Surface Chemistry
Biochemistry
General Chemistry
And 41 more
About
Yuan Yang is an Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2012. His research interests include nanomaterials and optoelectronic devices. He has published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals and has been awarded several patents.
Most Relevant Publications (4+)

142 total publications

Mitigating Interfacial Instability in Polymer Electrolyte-Based Solid-State Lithium Metal Batteries with 4 V Cathodes

ACS Energy Letters / Sep 14, 2020

Li, Z., Zhang, H., Sun, X., & Yang, Y. (2020). Mitigating Interfacial Instability in Polymer Electrolyte-Based Solid-State Lithium Metal Batteries with 4 V Cathodes. ACS Energy Letters, 5(10), 3244–3253. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.0c01465

Designing Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries by Structural Engineering

ACS Energy Letters / Feb 04, 2019

Qian, G., Liao, X., Zhu, Y., Pan, F., Chen, X., & Yang, Y. (2019). Designing Flexible Lithium-Ion Batteries by Structural Engineering. ACS Energy Letters, 4(3), 690–701. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.8b02496

Thermally Regenerative Electrochemical Cycle for Low-Grade Heat Harvesting

ACS Energy Letters / Sep 13, 2017

Gao, C., Lee, S. W., & Yang, Y. (2017). Thermally Regenerative Electrochemical Cycle for Low-Grade Heat Harvesting. ACS Energy Letters, 2(10), 2326–2334. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.7b00568

Correlation of chemical and physical properties of an Alaska heavy oil from the Ugnu formation

Fuel / Jan 01, 2013

Li, K., Akeredolu, B. A., Renehan, A. M., Yang, Y., Batzle, M., Evans, R. J., Dorgan, J. R., Liberatore, M. W., & Herring, A. M. (2013). Correlation of chemical and physical properties of an Alaska heavy oil from the Ugnu formation. Fuel, 103, 843–849. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2012.07.037

Mengying Li

Assistant Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (28)
Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Instrumentation
General Materials Science
Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
Computer Science Applications
And 23 more
About
Mengying Li is an Assistant Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, San Diego in 2018. Her research interests include predictive modeling, design optimization, and machine learning. She is also an expert in passive cooling devices.
Most Relevant Publications (2+)

25 total publications

Multi-objective bi-level quantity regulation scheduling method for electric-thermal integrated energy system considering thermal and hydraulic transient characteristics

Energy Conversion and Management / Feb 01, 2022

Guo, S., Song, G., Li, M., Zhao, X., He, Y., Kurban, A., Ji, W., & Wang, J. (2022). Multi-objective bi-level quantity regulation scheduling method for electric-thermal integrated energy system considering thermal and hydraulic transient characteristics. Energy Conversion and Management, 253, 115147. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2021.115147

Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing and Reservoir Performance in Enhanced Geothermal Systems

Journal of Energy Resources Technology / Jul 01, 2015

Li, M., & Lior, N. (2015). Analysis of Hydraulic Fracturing and Reservoir Performance in Enhanced Geothermal Systems. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 137(4). https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4030111

Nima Ziraknejad

British Columbia
PhD and Co-Founder of Health and Safety Startup
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (24)
Engineering
Robotics
Control
Machine vision
Electric field imaging
And 19 more
About
Dr. Nima Ziraknejad is a Co-Founder and CEO at NZ Technologies Inc., a machine vision and robotics company. He is also the Regional Lead for Western Canada at Auto21, a Canadian national research and development network. Dr. Ziraknejad obtained his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 2014, where his research focused on machine vision and robotics. He also holds a MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of British Columbia. Prior to his current roles, Dr. Ziraknejad worked as a Product Manager at Weir Motion Metrics, where he was responsible for managing the development and commercialization of new products.
Most Relevant Publications (2+)

15 total publications

Measuring generative appropriability: Experiments with US semiconductor patents

World Patent Information / Sep 01, 2022

Denter, N. M., & Lai, M. Y. (2022). Measuring generative appropriability: Experiments with US semiconductor patents. World Patent Information, 70, 102130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wpi.2022.102130

Measuring generative appropriability: Experiments with US semiconductor patents

World Patent Information / Sep 01, 2022

Denter, N. M., & Lai, M. Y. (2022). Measuring generative appropriability: Experiments with US semiconductor patents. World Patent Information, 70, 102130. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wpi.2022.102130

Dr. Kleio Koutra

Associate Professor of Social Work Public Health, Department of Social Work, Hellenic Mediterranean University
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (26)
Community Social work
Public Health
Community Development
Social capital
Immigration
And 21 more
About
Dr. Kleio Koutra is an Associate Professor of Social Work and specializes in Public Health. She serves as Vice Academic Coordinator of the International Relations Office of the Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU), Director of the Social Applied Research and Social Work lab, and a member of the MiStory International group. She has a degree in Social Work, an MPH in Public, and a Ph.D. in Social Medicine from the Department of Medicine, University of Crete. She has worked on more than 15 funded EU projects on children protection,  immigrant health, professionals’ social work skills and competencies. Dr Koutra teaches at the undergraduate program of Social Work, Community Development, Social planning and Needs Assessment, Resilience and Global transformation, and at the graduate level Gender, Health and Social Work. Her main research interests are public health and health promotion, social capital, gender-based violence, and trauma recovery, NSSI and post-traumatic stress. Dr. Koutra has presented in numerous international and national conferences and has published over 25 papers in  peer-reviewed journals
Most Relevant Publications (1+)

33 total publications

Trauma Recovery of Greek Women Who Have Experienced Gender-Based Violence: A Narrative Research

Sexes / Jun 27, 2021

Lathiotaki, K., Koutra, K., Ratsika, N., & Saint Arnault, D. (2021). Trauma Recovery of Greek Women Who Have Experienced Gender-Based Violence: A Narrative Research. Sexes, 2(3), 256–271. https://doi.org/10.3390/sexes2030021

Ramy Ayoub

Marketer, Digital transformation expert, Entrepreneur with a passion for sustainability, and Driven by innovation & creativity that make an impact.
Most Relevant Research Interests
Fuel Technology
Other Research Interests (17)
Marketing
Branding
Hospitality
Library and Information Sciences
Computer Science Applications
And 12 more
About
Ramy Ayoub is a marketing professional, entrepreneur, and digital transformation expert. In 2007, he founded the Red Sea Academy for Tourism & Entertainment Services, which quickly became a trusted provider of entertainment services for over 20 upscale hotel groups in the EMEA region. Throughout his career, Ramy has consistently demonstrated his marketing prowess, managing operations and serving as a marketing consultant for leading branding activation campaigns globally for art & cultural festivals, hotels, and regional companies. He has a proven track record of generating remarkable results and has helped many organizations achieve their business goals through effective marketing strategies. Ramy‘s exceptional skills and marketing acumen have earned him a reputation as a thought leader in the industry. He is passionate about helping businesses adapt to the rapidly changing digital landscape and has played a key role in driving digital transformation across various sectors. Ramy possesses a rare mix of strategic marketing acumen with excellent leadership, change management, and business process abilities. He has worked with key stakeholders to maximize external relationships with the government and allies to attract fresh business opportunities. Ramy has demonstrated a track record of developing creative marketing strategies and solutions that enable multiple successes through multi-channel sales-driven and customer-centric activities. He has also maximized profitability through sponsorships, loyalty programs, and partnerships with local and international entities. Ramy Ayoub has a proven track record of leading cross-functional teams to support effective communication and result-driven revenue growth Throughout his career with Hilton Hotels, IHG, Sun International Hotels & Casinos, Port Ghalib Resort, UNWTO, Porto Marina, Porto El Soukhna, Jaz Hotels Group, Thomas Cook, TUI Group, TEZ Tours, Odeon Tours, Vodafone Group, Zain Telecom, Raya Telecom, FTV, Ministry Of Sound, Red Bull, Heineken, Bitburger Beer, Al Ahram Beverages, OBOUR LAND, Domty and much more…
Most Relevant Publications (3+)

18 total publications

US Patent History

World Patent Information / Mar 01, 2007

US Patent History. (2007). World Patent Information, 29(1), 67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wpi.2006.10.007

US Patent History

World Patent Information / Mar 01, 2007

US Patent History. (2007). World Patent Information, 29(1), 67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wpi.2006.10.007

Centenary patent – US 1,000,000

World Patent Information / Sep 01, 2011

Adams, S. R. (2011). Centenary patent – US 1,000,000. World Patent Information, 33(3), 269–274. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wpi.2011.03.001

Example fuel technology projects

How can companies collaborate more effectively with researchers, experts, and thought leaders to make progress on fuel technology?

Development of Advanced Biofuels

A company in the energy sector can collaborate with a Fuel Technology researcher to develop advanced biofuels that are more efficient and environmentally friendly. This project can help the company reduce its carbon footprint and meet sustainability goals.

Optimization of Fuel Combustion Processes

An automotive manufacturer can work with a Fuel Technology expert to optimize fuel combustion processes in their vehicles. This collaboration can lead to improved fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and enhanced performance.

Design of Fuel Cells

A company specializing in fuel cell technology can partner with a Fuel Technology researcher to design and develop more efficient and durable fuel cells. This project can help the company stay ahead in the rapidly evolving fuel cell market.

Conversion of Waste into Renewable Fuels

A waste management company can collaborate with a Fuel Technology expert to explore innovative ways of converting waste materials into renewable fuels. This project can contribute to the company's sustainability efforts and create new revenue streams.

Development of Carbon Capture Technologies

An energy company can work with a Fuel Technology researcher to develop carbon capture technologies that can effectively capture and store carbon emissions. This collaboration can help the company reduce its environmental impact and comply with emissions regulations.