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Biography
Ya?ar Demirel

Dr. Yaşar Demirel

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA


Email: ydemirel2@unl.edu


Qualifications

1981 Ph.D., Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK

1977 Dipl. Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester, UK.

1975 B.Sc.-M.Sc., Department of Chemical Engineering, Hacettepe University, Turkey


Publications (Selected)

  1. Demirel, Y., Sustainable distillation column operations, Chemical Engineering and Process Techniques, 1005, 2013, 1-15.
  2. 80. Nguyen2, N., Demirel, Y. (50%), Biodiesel-glycerol carbonate production plant by glycerolysis, Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems, 3, 2013,209-216.
  3. Demirel, Y., Thermodynamics analysis-Review, The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 38 (2013) 221-249.
  4. Tevatia, R., Demirel, Y. Blum, P., Kinetic modeling of photoautotropic growth and neutral lipid accumulation in terms of ammonium concentration inChlamydomonas reinhardtii, Bioresource Technology, 119, 2012, 419-424.
  5. Nguyen, N., Demirel, Y., A novel biodiesel and glycerol carbonate production plant, Int. Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 9, 2011, 1-25.http://www.bepress.com/ijcre/vol9/A108
  6. Nguyen, N., Demirel, Y., Using thermally coupled reactive distillation columns in biodiesel production. Energy 36, 2011, 4838-4847.
  7. Demirel, Y., Nonequilibrium thermodynamics modeling of coupled biochemical cycles in living cells, J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 165, 2010, 953-972.
  8. Nguyen, N., Demirel, Y., Retrofit of distillation columns in biodiesel production plants, Energy, The Int. Journal, 35, 2010, 1625-1632.
  9. Kumar, A., H., Demirel, Y., Jones, D.D., Hanna, M.A., Optimization and economic evaluation of industrial gas production and combined heat and power generation from gasification of corn stover and distillers grains, Bioresource Technology, 101, 2010, 3696-3701.
  10. Kumar, A., Noureddini, H., Demirel, Y., Jones, D.D., Hanna, M.A., Simulation of corn stover and distillers grains gasification with Aspen Plus, Transaction of ASABE, 52, 2009,1989-1995.