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.


Setting the Optimal Laser Power for Sustainable Powder Bed Fusion Processing of Elastomeric Polyesters: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study

Vande Ryse, R.; Edeleva, M.; Van Stichel, O.; D'hooge, D.R.; Pille, P.; Fiorio, R.; De Baets, P.; Cardon, L.


15 (1), 385, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15010385

Carbon monoxide production using a steel mill gas in a combined chemical looping process

Singh, V.; Buelens, L.C.; Poelman, H.; Saeys, M.; Marin, G.B.; Galvita, V.V.

Journal of Energy Chemistry

68, 811-825, 2022
doi: 10.1016/j.jechem.2021.12.042

Optimal search methods for selecting distributed species in Gillespie-based kinetic Monte Carlo

Trigilio, A. D.; Marien, Y.W.; Edeleva, M.; Van Steenberge, P.; D'hooge, D.R.

Computers & Chemical Engineering

158, 107580, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2021.107580

Trimetallic catalyst configuration for syngas production

Longo, A.; Theofanidis, S.A.; Poelman, H.; Banerjee, D.; Marin, G.B.; Galvita, V.V.



The intricacies of the “steady-state” regime in methanol-to-hydrocarbons experimentation over H-ZSM-5

Lissens, M.E.; Mendes, P.S.F; Tingjun, L.; Sabbe, M.K.; Thybaut, J.W.

Catalysis Science & Technology


Comparison of jet loop and trickle-bed reactor performance in large-scale exploitation of glucose reductive aminolysis

Poissonnier, J.; Callewaert, A.; Moonen, K.; Marin, G.B.

Catalysis Today

387, 119-127, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.12.006

Decarbonisation of steel mill gases in an energy-neutral chemical looping process

Singh, V.; Buelens, L.C.; Poelman, H.; Saeys, M.; Marin, G.B.; Galvita, V.V.



A comprehensive experimental investigation of plastic waste pyrolysis oil quality and its dependence on the plastic waste composition

Kusenberg, M.; Zayoud, A.; Roosen, M.; Dao Thi, H.; SeifaliAbbas-Abadi, M.; Eschenbacher, A.; Kresovic, U.; De Meester, S.; Van Geem, K.M.

Fuel Processing Technology


Opportunities and challenges for the application of post-consumer plastic waste pyrolysis oils as steam cracker feedstocks: To decontaminate or not to decontaminate?

Kusenberg, M.; Eschenbacher, A.; Djokic, M.R.; Zayoud, A.; Ragaert, K.; De Meester, S.; Van Geem, K.M.

Waste Management

138, 83-115, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2021.11.009

Pyrolysis of end-of-life polystyrene in a pilot-scale reactor: Maximizing styrene production

Zayoud, A.; Dao Thi, H.; Kusenberg, M.; Eschenbacher, A.; Kresovic, U.; Alderweireldt, N.; Djokic, M.R.; Van Geem, K.M.

Waste Management


Differences and similarities between mono-, bi- or tetrafunctional initiated cationic ring-opening polymerization of 2-oxazolines

Arraez, F. J.; Xu, X.; Edeleva, M.; Van Steenberge, P.; Marien, Y.W.; Valentin-Victor, J.; Hoogenboom, R.; D'hooge, D.R.

Polymer Chemistry

13 (7), 861-876, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1039/D1PY01471D

Selective Vapor Phase Doping of Pt Nanoparticles into Phase-Controlled Nanoalloys

Poonkottil, N.; Ramachandran, R.K.; Solano, E.; Nadadur Veeraraghavan, S.; Feng, J.Y.; Werbrouck, A.; Van Daele, M.; Filez, M.; Minjauw, M.M.; Poelman, H.; Caoti, A.; Detavernier, C.; Dendooven, J.

Journal of Physical Chemistry C

doi: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c10143

Lifting the Sustainability of Modified Pet-Based Multilayer Packaging Material with Enhanced Mechanical Recycling Potential and Processing

Trossaert, L.; De Vel, M.; Edeleva, M.; Cardon, L.


14 (1), 2022
SCI-IF: 3.164 (2018), ranking: 17/87, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.3390/polym14010196

Chemisorption of CO2 in A Gas-Liquid Vortex Reactor: An Interphase Mass Transfer Efficiency Assessment

Ouyang, Y.; Nunez, M.; Chen, S.; Wetzels, R.; Verspeelt, T.; Van Geem, K.M.; Heynderickx, G.J.

AIChE Journal

doi: 10.1002/aic.17608

Identification and quantification of lignin monomers and oligomers from reductive catalytic fractionation of pine wood with GC x GC - FID/MS

Dao Thi, H.; Van Aelst, K.; Van den Bosch, S.; Katahira, R.; Beckham, G.T.; Sels, B.F.; Van Geem, K.M

Green Chemistry

24 (1), 191-206, 2022
doi: 10.1039/d1gc03822b

Increasing the Sustainability of the Hybrid Mold Technique through Combined Insert Polymeric Material and Additive Manufacturing Method Design

Fernandez, E.; Edeleva, M.; Fiorio, R.; Cardon, L.; D’hooge, D.R.


14 (2), 877, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su14020877

Molecularly Imprinted Polymers with Enhanced Selectivity Based on 4‑(Aminomethyl)pyridine-Functionalized Poly(2-oxazoline)s for Detecting Hazardous Herbicide Contaminants

Ceglowski, M.; Marien, Y.W.; Smeets, S.; De Smet, L.; D'hooge, D.; Schroeder, G.; Hoogenboom, R.

Chemistry of Materials

34 (1), 84-96, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.1c02813

Assessing the feasibility of chemical recycling via steam cracking of untreated plastic waste pyrolysis oils: Feedstock impurities, product yields and coke formation

Kusenberg, M.; Roosen, M.; Zayoud, A.; Djokic, M.R.; Dao Thi, H.; De Meester, S.; Ragaert, K.; Kresovic, U.; Van Geem, K.M.

Waste Management

141, 104-114, 2022
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2022.01.033