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Biography

Prof. Badie I. Morsi

Wanson School of Engineering,

University of Pittsburgh, USA

Professor


Email: morsi@pitt.edu


Qualifications


1982 ScD, École Nationale Supérieure des Industries Chimiques (ENSIC), Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine (INPL), Chemical Engineering

1979 PhD, ENSIC, INPL, Chemical Engineering

1977 M.S., ENSIC, INPL, Chemical Engineering

1972 B.S., Cairo University, Petroleum Engineering


Publications(selected)

  1. Inga J. R., and Morsi B. I., (1997), Effect of Catalyst Loading on Gas/Liquid Mass Transfer in a Slurry Reactor: A Statistical Experimental Approach, The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 75(5), 872-881.
  2. Tekie Z., Li J., and Morsi B. I.,(1997), Mass Transfer Parameters of O2 and N2 in Cyclohexane under Elevated Pressures and Temperatures: A Statistical Approach, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 36(9), 3879-3888.
  3. Inga J. R., and Morsi B. I., (1999), Effect of Operating Variables on the Gas Holdup in a Large-Scale Slurry Bubble Column Reactor Operating with an Organic Liquid Mixture, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 38(3), 928-937.
  4. Fillion B., and Morsi B. I., (2000), Gas-Liquid Mass-Transfer and Hydrodynamic Parameters in a Soybean Oil Hydrogenation Process under Industrial Conditions, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 39(7), 2157-2168.
  5. Behkish A., Men Z., Inga J. R., and Morsi B. I., (2002), Mass Transfer Characteristics in a Large-Scale Slurry Bubble Column Reactor with Organic Liquid Mixtures, Chemical Engineering Science, 57(16), 3307-3324.
  6. Fillion B., Morsi B. I., Heier K. R., and Machado R. M., (2002), Kinetics, Gas-Liquid Mass Transfer, and Modeling of the Soybean Oil Hydrogenation Process, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 41(4), 697-709.
  7. Lemoine R., Fillion B., Behkish A., Morsi B. I., and Smith A. E., (2003), Prediction of the Gas-Liquid Volumetric Mass Transfer Coefficients in Surface-Aeration and Gas-Inducing Reactors using Neural Networks, Chemical Engineering and Processing, 42(8-9), 621-643.
  8. Morreale B. D., Ciocco M. V., Enick R. M., Morsi B. I., Howard B. H., Cugini A. V., and Rothenberger K. S., (2003), The Permeability of Hydrogen in Bulk Palladium at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures, Journal of Membrane Science, 212(1-2), 87-97.
  9. Ozdemir E., Morsi B. I., and Schroeder K., (2003), Importance of Volume Effects to Adsorption Isotherms of Carbon Dioxide on Coals, Langmuir, 19(23), 9764-9773.
  10. Shi F., Lemoine R., Morsi B. I., and Chiang S.-H., (2003), Exploration of Solvent Absorption for CO2 Capture, Advances in Filtration and Separation Technology, 16, 553-562.
  11. Lemoine R., Behkish A., and Morsi B. I., (2004), Hydrodynamic and Mass-Transfer Characteristics in Organic Liquid Mixtures in a Large-Scale Bubble Column Reactor for the Toluene Oxidation Process, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 43(19), 6195-6212.
  12. Lemoine R., Fillion B., and Morsi B. I., (2004), Hydrodynamic and Mass Transfer Parameters in Agitated Reactors Part I: Critical Mixing Speed, Induced Gas Flow Rate, and Wavy Surface in SARs and GIRs, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 2(A29).
  13. Ozdemir E., Morsi B. I., and Schroeder K., (2004), CO2 Adsorption Capacity of Argonne Premium Coals, Fuel, 83(7-8), 1085-1094.
  14. White C. M., Smith D. H., Jones K. L., Goodman A. L., Jikich S.A., LaCount R. B., DuBose S. B., Ozdemir E., Morsi B. I., and Schroeder K. T., (2005), Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Coal with Enhanced Coalbed Methane Recovery-A Review, Energy and Fuels, 19(3), 659-724.
  15. Lemoine R., and Morsi B. I., (2005), Hydrodynamic and Mass Transfer Parameters in Agitated Reactors Part II: Gas-Holdup, Sauter Mean Bubble Diameters, Volumetric Mass Transfer Coefficients, Gas-Liquid Interfacial Areas, and Liquid-Side Mass Transfer Coefficients, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 3(A20).
  16. Behkish A., Lemoine R., Sehabiague L., Oukaci R., and Morsi B. I., (2005), Prediction of the Gas Holdup in Industrial-Scale Bubble Columns and Slurry Bubble Column Reactors using Back-Propagation Neural Networks, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 3(A53).
  17. Lemoine R., and Morsi B. I., (2005), An Algorithm for Predicting the Hydrodynamic and Mass Transfer Parameters in Agitated Reactors, Chemical Engineering Journal, 114(1-3), 9-31.
  18. Behkish A., Lemoine R., Oukaci R., and Morsi B. I., (2006), Novel Correlations for Gas Holdup in Large-Scale Slurry Bubble Column Reactors Operating under Elevated Pressures and Temperatures, Chemical Engineering Journal, 115(3), 157-171.
  19. Behkish A., Lemoine R., Sehabiague L., Oukaci R., and Morsi B. I., (2007), Gas Holdup and Bubble Size Behavior in a Large-Scale Slurry Bubble Column Reactor Operating with an Organic Liquid under Elevated Pressures and Temperatures, Chemical Engineering Journal, 128(2-3), 69-84.
  20. Lemoine R., Behkish A., Sehabiague L., Heintz Y. J., Oukaci R., and Morsi B. I., (2008), An Algorithm for Predicting the Hydrodynamic and Mass Transfer Parameters in Bubble Column and Slurry Bubble Column Reactors, Fuel Processing Technology, 89(4), 322-343.
  21. Sehabiague L., Lemoine R., Behkish A., Heintz Y. J., Sanoja M., Oukaci R., and Morsi B. I., (2008), Modeling and Optimization of a Large Scale Slurry Bubble column Reactor for Producing 10,000 bbl/day of Fischer-Tropsch Liquid Hydrocarbons, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers, 39(2), 169-179.
  22. Pennline H. W., Luebke D. R., Jones K. L., Myers C.R., Morsi B. I., Heintz Y. J., and Ilconich J.B., (2008), Progress in Carbon Dioxide Capture and Separation Research for Gasification-Based Power Generation Point Sources, Fuel Processing Technology, 89(9), 897-907.
  23. Heintz Y. J., Sehabiague L., Morsi B. I., Jones K. L., and Pennline H. W., (2008), Novel Physical Solvents for Selective CO2 Capture from Fuel Gas Streams at Elevated Pressures and Temperatures, Energy & Fuels, 22(6), 3824–3837.
  24. Heintz Y. J., Sehabiague L., Morsi B. I., Jones K. L., Luebke D. R. and Pennline H. W., (2009), Hydrogen Sulfide and Carbon Dioxide Removal from Dry Fuel Gas Streams Using an Ionic Liquid as a Physical Solvent, Energy & Fuels, 23(10), 4822-4830.
  25. Tapriyal D., Fan X., Heintz Y., Morsi B., Beckman E., Enick R., Sane A., Thies M., Schutte G., and Niederst J. (2012), Micronization of Polyethylene Terephthalate Via Freezing of Highly Sheared Emulsions of Polyethylene Terephthalate in Saturated Liquid Tetrahydrofuran, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 125 (5), 4034-4040.

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