Chemical Technology

The Laboratory for Chemical Technology (LCT) integrates chemical science and engineering in its research on catalysis, polymerization, kinetics, reactor design and process design. LCT is part of the Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering within the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University in Belgium and member of the Centre for Sustainable Chemistry (CSC) of Ghent University. LCT aims at research excellence and bottom-up innovation in the framework of technological, industrial, and societal challenges.


A Comprehensive Model for the Role of Water and Silanols in the Amine Catalyzed Aldol Reaction

De Vylder, A.; Lauwaert, J.; Sabbe, M.K.; Reyniers, M.-F.; De Clercq, J.; Van Der Voort, P.; Thybaut, J.W.

Chemical Engineering Journal

SCI-IF: 8.355 (2018), ranking: 6/138, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2020.127070

Tuning size and coverage of Pd nanoparticles using Atomic Layer Deposition

Feng, J.Y.; Ramanchandran, K.R.; Solano, E.; Minjauw, M.M.; Van Daele, M.; Vantomme, A.; Hermida-Merino, D.; Coati, A.; Poelman, H.; Detavernier, C.; Dendooven, J.

Applied Surface Science

SCI-IF: 3387 (2016), ranking: 46/146, quartile: Q2
doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2020.148238

3D-printing of metallic honeycomb monoliths as a doorway to a new generation of catalytic devices: the Ni-based catalysts in methane dry reforming showcase

Agueniou, F.; Vidal, H.; López, J.D.; Hernández-Garrido, J.C.; Calvino, J.J.; Cauqui, M.A.; Botana, J.B.; Galvita, V.V.; Gaticaa, J.M.

Catalysis Communications

148, 106181, 2021
doi: 10.1016/j.catcom.2020.106181

Bifunctional NiCe/Ca@Zr material for integrated CO2 capture and conversion via calcium-looping dry reforming

Hu, J.; Hongmanorom, P.; Galvita, V.V.; Li, Z.; Kawi, S.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental

284, 119734, 2021
SCI-IF: 14.229 (2018), ranking: 3/138, quartile: Q1
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.119734

Influence of machine type and consecutive closed-loop recycling on macroscopic properties for fused filament fabrication of acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene parts

Dal Fabbro, P.; La Gala, A.; Van de Steene, E.; D’hooge, D.R.; Lucchetta, G.; Cardon, L.; Fiorio, R.

Rapid Prototyping Journal

SCI-IF: 3.714 (2019), ranking: 68/96, quartile: Q1
doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/RPJ-03-2020-0060

Lifting the quality of fused filament fabrication of polylactic acid based composites

Wang, S.; Daelemans, L.; D'hooge, D.R.; Gou, M.; Couck, L.; Van Den Broeck, W.; Cornillie, P.; De Clerck, K.; Cardon, L.

Composites Part B: Engineering

SCI-IF: 7.635 (2019), ranking: 90/422, quartile: Q1
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesb.2021.108613

Intensification of Chemical Looping Processes by Catalyst Assistance and Combination

Poelman, H.; Galvita, V.V.


11 (2), 266, 2021
doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/catal11020266

Optimising open and closed cooling time for hybrid injection moulding of polypropylene with polyamide inserts from multi jet fusion

Fernandez, E.; Vande Ryse, R.; Cavicchiolo, L.; D’hooge, D.R.; Cardon, L.

Plastics, Rubber and Composites

50 (3), 137-145, 2021
doi: 10.1080/14658011.2020.1855387

Extending Multilevel Statistical Entropy Analysis towards Plastic Recyclability Prediction

Nimmegeers, P.; Parchomenko, A.; De Meulenaere, P.; D'hooge, D.R.; Van Steenberge, P.; Rechberger, H.; Billen, P.


13 (6), 3553, 2021
doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su13063553

The chemistry of chemical recycling of solid plastic waste via pyrolysis and gasification: State-of-the-art, challenges, and future directions

Dogu, O.; Pelucchi, M.; Van de Vijver, R.; Van Steenberge, P.; D’hooge, D.R.; Cuoci, A.; Mehl, M.; Frassoldati, A.; Faravelli, T.; Van Geem, K.M.

Progress in Energy and Combustion Science

84 (May 2021), 100901, 2021
doi: 10.1016/j.pecs.2020.100901

Distribution Changes during Thermal Degradation of Poly(styrene peroxide) by Pairing Tree-Based Kinetic Monte Carlo and Artificial Intelligence Tools

Dogu, O.; Plehiers, P.; Van de Vijver, R.; D’hooge, D.R.; Van Steenberge, P.; Van Geem, K.M.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

60 (8), 3334, 2021
doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.0c05414

Coupled matrix kinetic Monte Carlo simulations applied for advanced understanding of polymer grafting kinetics

Figueira, F.L.; Wu, Y.-Y.; Zhou, Y.-N.; Luo, Z.-H.; Van Steenberge, P.; D’hooge, D.R.

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

6 (4), 640-661, 2021
doi: 10.1039/D0RE00407C

catchyFOAM: Euler-Euler CFD simulation of fluidized bed reactors with microkinetic modeling of gas phase and catalytic surface chemistr

Vandewalle, L.A.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.

Energy & Fuels

35 (3), 2545–2561, 2021
doi: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c02824

Efficient micromixing in a gas-liquid vortex reactor

Ouyang, Y.; Nunez, M.; Beirnaert, K.; Heynderickx, G.J.; Van Geem, K.M.

AIChE Journal

doi: 10.1002/aic.17264