Ya?ar Demirel

Dr. Yaşar Demirel

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of Nebraska Lincoln, USA



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.
  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.