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Hua Song

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Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Hua Song

Position: 

Assistant Professor

Phone: 
(403) 220-3792
Address: 

ENB 204E

Biography: 

Working Experiences:

  • Research Chemical Engineer II at Research Triangle Institute (January 2011 ~ June 2012)
  • Lead Research Engineer at Research Center of Babcock & Wilcox (June, 2009-December 2010)
Research Activities: 

Heterogeneous catalysis and its applications in energy and emission control including:

  • Natural gas storage and utilization
  • Catalytic Heavy crude oil upgrading
  • CO2 capture and utilization
  • Solid (coal and biomass) gasification
  • Hazardous pollutants removal
  • Steam Reforming
Publications: 

Selected Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

  • Song, H., Zhang, L., Ozkan, U.S., “The effect of Surface Acidic and Basic Properties on Ethanol Steam Reforming Performance of Co-based Catalysts”, Topics in Catalysis, (2012) 55 (19-20), 1324-1331
  • Song, H., Ozkan, U.S., “Adsorption/Desorption Behavior of Ethanol Steam Reforming Reaction Products and Intermediates over Supported Cobalt Catalysts”, Catalysis Letters, (2011) 141 (1), 43-54
  • Song, H., Zhang, L., Ozkan, U.S., “Investigation of the Reaction Network in Ethanol Steam Reforming over Supported Cobalt Catalysts”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, (2010) 49 (19) 8984-8989
  • Song,  H.,  Mirkelamoglu,  B.,  Ozkan,  U.S.,  “Effect  of  Cobalt  Precursor  on  the  Performance  of  Ceria- Supported Cobalt Catalysts for Ethanol Steam Reforming”, Applied Catalysis A: General (2010) 382 (1), 58-64
  • Song,  H.,  Ozkan,  U.S.,  “Changing  the  Oxygen  Mobility  in  Co/Ceria  Catalysts  by  Ca  Incorporation: Implications for Ethanol Steam Reforming”, Journal of Physical Chemistry A: General (2010) 114 (11) 3796-3801
  • Song,  H., Ozkan, U.S., “The Role of Impregnation Medium on the Activity of Ceria-supported Cobalt Catalysts for Ethanol Steam Reforming”, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical (2010) 318(1-2), 21-29
  • Song, H., Ozkan, U.S., “Economic Analysis of Hydrogen Production through a Bio-ethanol Steam Reforming Process: Sensitivity Analyses and Cost Estimations”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2010) 35, 127-134
  • Song, H., Tan, B., Ozkan, U.S., “Novel Synthesis Techniques for Preparation of Co/CeO2 as Ethanol Steam Reforming Catalysts”, Catalysis Letter (2009) 132(3-4), 422-429
  • Song, H., Ozkan, U.S., “Ethanol Steam Reforming over Cobalt-based Catalysts: Role of Oxygen Mobility”, Journal of Catalysis (2009) 261, 66-74
  • Song,  H.,  Zhang,  L.,  Ozkan,  U.S.,  “Investigation  of  Bio-ethanol  Steam  Reforming  over  Cobalt-based Catalysts”, Catalysis Today (2007) 129(3-4), 346-354
  • Song, H., Zhang, L., Ozkan, U.S., “Effect of Synthesis Parameters on the Catalytic Activity of Co/ZrO2  for Bio-ethanol Steam Reforming”, Green Chemistry (2007) 9, 686-694
  • Song,  H., Chen, F.M., “Separation of Soybean Phospholipids by Column Chromatography”, Zhongguo Youzhi (2005), 30(2), 41-43
  • Song, H., Chen, F.M., “New Continuous Preparative Chromatography for Multi-Component Separation: Array Column Chromatography”, Huaxue Gongye Yu Gongcheng (2005), 22(2), 148-153

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Song, H., “Catalytic Hydrogen Production from Bioethanol”, Bioethanol, ISBN: 978-953-51-0008-9, Rijeka, Croatia: InTech
  • Song, H., Catalytic Hydrogen Production from Bioethanol, ISBN: 978-3-639-34441-7, Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM

Patents:

  • Behrooz Ghorishi, Luis G. Velazquez-Vargas,  Hua Song, Lei Ji. A novel Redox method for capture of total gaseous mercury by wet FGD. U.S. 8,092,766 B2
  • Chen, Fuming;  Song, Hua. Array type continuously preparative chromatographic system and application. Faming Zhuanli Shenqing Gongkai Shuomingshu (2005), 11 pp. CN 1598568A
  • Chen,  Fuming;   Song,  Hua.  Collecter  exclusively  designed  for  array  type  continuously preparative chromatography. CN 2645080Y
Certifications: 

B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an, P.R. China (2001)
M.Eng. Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P.R. China (2004)
Ph.D . Chemical Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, U.S.A (2009)