Armour College Of Engineering   myIIT Portal Login
    Undergraduate Admission
    Graduate Admission
    Javad Abbasian - GTI Professor of Chemical Engineering

    Javad Abbasian

    GTI Professor of Chemical Engineering

    Office: Room 143 Perlstein Hall

    Phone: 312.567.3047
    Fax: 312.567.8874
    Email: abbasian@iit.edu
    Web: Personal Web Page
         

    Expertise

    Education

    • B.S. from Abadan Insitute of Technology, Iran (Gas Eng., 1975)
    • M.S. from Illinois Institute of Technology (Gas Eng., 1978)
    • Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology (Gas Eng., 1986)
    • MBA from University of Chicago (1996)

    Research

    Professor Abbasian's research interests are in the areas of high-temperature gas cleaning, pollution control and solid waste management, gas separation and purification, and process design and development.

    Current Projects

    • Development of a Regenerative MgO-based Process for Carbon Capture in Advanced Gasification-based Power Generation Processes.
    • Development of Sorbent-Enhanced Water-Gas-Shift Process
    • Development of a Process Simulator for Solid-Fuel Gasification
    • Process Optimization for Utilization of Degraded Watersin Power Plants

    Awards/Honors

    • Teacher of the Year, Armour College of Engineering, 2012
    • Teacher of the Year, ChBE department, 2009

    Patents

    • R.B. Slimane, J. Abbasian, and B.E. Williams, “ ZnO-Based Regenerable Sulfur Sorbents for Fluid-Bed/Transport Reactor Applications,” U.S.Patent No. 6,794,333 B2, 2004.

    Books

    • • Book chapter on “In-Situ Desulfurization of Coal Gas with Calcium-Based Sorbents” in “Desulfurization of Hot Coal Gas,” by A.T. Atimtay, and D.P. Harrison, book published by Springer-Verlag, 1996.
    • •Book chapter on “Stabilization and Regeneration of Spent Sorbents” in “Desulfurization of Hot Coal Gas,” by A.T. Atimtay, and D.P. Harrison, book published by Springer-Verlag, 1996.

    Selected Publications

    I. Safari, M. E. Walker, M. Hsieh, D. A. Dzombak, W. Liu, R. D. Vidic, D. C. Miller, and J. Abbasian, “Utilization of Municipal Wastewater for Cooling in Thermoelectric Power Plants”, Fuel, Vol. 111 No. 1, pp 103-113, 2013.

    I. Safari, M. Hsieh, S. H. Chien, M. E. Walker, R. D. Vidic, D. A. Dzombak, and J. Abbasian, “Effect of CO2 Stripping on pH in Open-recirculating Cooling Water Systems ”, Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, DOI 10.1002/ep 11769, 2013

    M. E. Walker, R. B. Theregowda, I. Safari, J. Abbasian, H Arastoopour, D. A. Dzombak, M. Hsieh, and D. C. Miller, “Utilization of Municipal Wastewater for Cooling in Thermoelectric Power plants: Evaluation of the Combined Cost of Makeup water Treatment and Increased Condenser Fouling”, Energy, Vol. 60, No. 1, pp 139-147, 2013

    M.E. Walker, I. Safari, R.B. Theregowda, M.K. Hsieh, J. Abbasian, H. Arastoopour, D.A. Dzombak, D.C. Miller, “Economic impact of condenser fouling in existing thermoelectric power plants,” Energy, 44, 1, pp 429 - 437, 2012.

    E. Abbasi, A. Hassanzadeh and J. Abbasian, “Regenerable MgO-based sorbent for high temperature CO2 removal from syngas: 2. Two-zone variable diffusivity shrinking core model with expanding product layer” FUEL, (will be available in print later in 2012, the paper is currently available online, 2012.

    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236112004255

    V.S. Gavaskar, and J. Abbasian, “Dry Regenerable Metal Oxide Sorbents for SO2 Removal from Flue Gases. 3.- Long-Term Durability”  Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 51, pp 213–217, 2012.

    F. Rahmaninejad, V.S. Gavaskar, and J. Abbasian, “Dry Regenerable CuO/-Al2O3 Catalyst for Simultaneous Removal of SOx and NOx from Flue gas” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 119– 120, pp 297– 303, 2012.

    M.E. Walker, J. Abbasian, D.C. Chmielewski, and M.J. Castaldi, “Dry Gasification Oxy-combustion Power Cycle”, Energy & Fuels, 25 (5), pp 2258–2266, 2011.

    Hassanzadeh and J. Abbasian, “Regenerable MgO-Based Sorbents for High-Temperature CO2 Removal from Syngas. 1. Sorbent Development, Evaluation, and Reaction Modeling.” Accepted for publication in FUEL, 89, 1287-1297, 2010.

    V.S. Gavaskar and J. Abbasian, “Development of Metal Oxide Sorbents for SO2 Removal from Flue Gases. 2. Modeling of the Sulfation Reaction Involving Copper Oxide Sorbents.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 46 (4), 1161-1166, 2007.

    V.S. Gavaskar and J.  Abbasian, “Development of Metal Oxide Sorbents for SO2 Removal from Flue Gases. 1. Development and Evaluation of Copper Oxide Sorbents.” Ind. Eng Chem Res., No 1, vol. 45, 2006.

    K.S. Oberoi and J. Abbasian, “Effects of External Factors on the Measurement of Gas-Solid Reaction Rates.”  Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 43, 956-961, 2004.

    Professional Society Memberships

    Chemical and Biological Engineering
    Perlstein Hall, Suite 127
    10 W. 33rd Street
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Phone: 312.567.3040
    Fax: 312.567.8874