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.



Branco Pinto, D.; Yablonsky, G.S.; Marin, G.B.; Constales, D.

Chemical Engineering Science

211, 115291, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.372 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2019.115291

Degradation kinetics of isoproturon and its subsequent products in contact with TiO2 functionalized silica nanofibers

Loccufier, E.; Deventer, K.; Manhaeghe, D.; Van Hulle, S.W.H.; D'hooge, D.R.; De Buysser, K.; De Clerck, K.

Chemical Engineering Journal

387, 124143, 2020
SCI-IF: 8.355 (2018)
doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.124143

Ethanol dehydrogenation over Cu catalysts promoted with Ni: Stability control

De Waele, J.; Galvita, V.V.; Poelman, H.; Gabrovska, M.; Nikolova, D.; Damyanova, S.; Thybaut, J.W.

Applied Catalysis A: General

591, 2020
SCI-IF: 4.521 (2017)
doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2019.117401

Determination of the lead oxide fouling mechanisms in lead bismuth eutectic coolant

Gladinez, K.; Rosseel, K.; Lim, J.; Heynderickx, G.J.; Aerts, A.

Nuclear Engineering and Design

357, 2020
doi: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2019.110382

Pyrometer-based control of a steam cracking furnace

Vangaever, S.; Reyniers, P.A.; Symoens, S.; Ristic, N.; Djokic, M.R.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.

Chemical Engineering Research & Design

153, 380-390, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.073 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.cherd.2019.10.023

Techno-economic evaluation of squalene recoveryfrom oil deodorizer distillates

Bouriakova, A.; Mendes, P.S.F; Elst, K.; De Clercq, J.; Thybaut, J.W.

Chemical Engineering Research & Design

154, 122-134, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.073 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.cherd.2019.12.003

Selective Removal of Hydrogen Sulfide from Simulated Biogas Streams using Sterically Hindered Amine Adsorbents

Okonkwo, C. N.; Lee, J. J.; De Vylder, A.; Chiang, Y.; Thybaut, J.W.; Jones, C.W.

Chemical Engineering Journal

SCI-IF: 8.355 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.122349

Crude to Olefins: Effect of Feedstock Composition on Coke Formation in a Bench-Scale Steam Cracking Furnace

Geerts, M.; Ristic, N.; Djokic, M.R.; Aravindakshan, S.U.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research

59 (7), 2849-2859, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.375 (2018)
doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06702

Influence of Different Stabilization Systems and Multiple Ultraviolet A (UVA) Aging/Recycling Steps on Physicochemical, Mechanical, Colorimetric, and Thermal-Oxidative Properties of ABS

Fiorio, R.; Villanueva Diez, S.; Sanchez, A.; D’hooge, D.R.; Cardon, L.


13 (212), 13010212, 2020
SCI-IF: 2.467 (2017)
doi: DOI: 10.3390/ma13010212

Effect of Rh in Ni-based catalysts on sulfur impurities during methane reforming

Theofanidis, S.A.; Pieterse, J.A.Z; Poelman, H.; Longo, A.; Sabbe, M.K.; Virginie, M.; Detavernier, C.; Marin, G.B.; Galvita, V.V.

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental

267, 118691, 2020
SCI-IF: 14.229 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2020.118691

Catalyst screening for the Oxidative Coupling of Methane: from isothermal to adiabatic operation via microkinetic simulations

Pirro, L.; Mendes, P.S.F; Vandegehuchte, B.D.; Marin, G.B.; Thybaut, J.W.

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

5 (3), 584-596, 2020
SCI-IF: 4.6 (2017)
doi: 10.1039/C9RE00478E

Sustainable innovations in steam cracking: CO2 neutral olefin production

Amghizar, I.; Dedeyne, J.N.; Brown, D.; Marin, G.B.; Van Geem, K.M.

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

5 (2), 239-257, 2020
SCI-IF: 4.6 (2017)
doi: 10.1039/C9RE00398C

Approaches for selective oxidation of Methane to Methanol

Sharma, R.; Poelman, H.; Marin, G.B.; Galvita, V.V.


10, 194, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.444 (2018)
doi: 10.3390/catal10020194

Elegant design of carbon nanotube foams with double continuous structure for metamaterials in a broad frequency range

Jiao, Z.; D’hooge, D.R.; Cardon, L.; Qiu, J.

Journal of Materials Chemistry C

SCI-IF: 6.641 (2018)

Influence of obstacles on the wall heat transfer for 2D and 3D helically ribbed pipes

Virgilio M.; Mayo, I.; Dedeyne, J.N.; Van Geem, K.M.; Marin, G.B.; Arts, T.

Internationl Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

148, 119087, 2020
doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2019.119087

New Invariant Expressions in Chemical Kinetics

Yablonsky, G.S.; Branco Pinto, D.; Marin, G.B.; Constales, D.


22 (273), 14, 2020
SCI-IF: 1.502 (2014)
doi: 10.3390/e22030373

Accelerating Kinetic Parameter Identification by Extracting Information from Transient Data: A Hydroprocessing Study Case

Cao, N.; Celse, B.; Guillaume, D.; Guibard, I.; Thybaut, J.W.


10 (361), 19, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.444 (2018)
doi: 10.3390/catal10040361

Evaluating the exit pressure method for measurements of normal stress difference at high shear rates

Dahang Tang (UGent) , Flavio Marchesini de Oliveira (UGent) , Ludwig Cardon (UGent) and Dagmar D'hooge (UGent)

Journal of Rheology

64 (3), 739, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.468
doi: 10.1122/1.5145255

The co-reactant role during Plasma Enhanced Atomic Layer Deposition of Palladium

Ji-Yu Feng, Matthias M. Minjauw, Ranjith K. Ramachandran, Michiel Van Daele, Hilde Poelman (UGent) , Timo Sajavaara, Jolien Dendooven and Christophe Detavernier (UGent)

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

22, 9214-9136, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.906 (2017)
doi: 10.1039/d0cp00786b

Effect of boron promotion on coke formation during propane dehydrogenation over Pt/γ-Al2O3 catalysts

Aly, M.; Fornero, E.; Leon-Garzon, A. R.; Galvita, V.V.; Saeys, M.

ACS Catalysis

10, 5208-5216, 2020
SCI-IF: 11.384 (2017)
doi: 10.1021/acscatal.9b05548

Stabilization time modeling for hydroprocessing: Identification of the dominant factors

Cao, N.; Celse, B.; Guillaume, D.; Guibard, I.; Thybaut, J.W.

Chemical Engineering Science

213, 115392, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.372 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.ces.2019.115392

Aminated poly(ethylene glycol) methacrylate resins as stableheterogeneous catalysts for the aldol reaction in wate

De Vylder, A.; Lauwaert, J.; De Clercq, J.; Van Der Voort, P.; Jones, C.; Thybaut, J.W.

Journal of Catalysis

381, 540-546, 2020
SCI-IF: 6.844 (2016)
doi: 10.1016/j.jcat.2019.11.027

The role of chemistry in the oscillating combustion of hydrocarbons: An experimental and theoretical study

Stagni, A.; Song, Y.; Vandewalle, L.A.; Van Geem, K.M.; Marin, G.B.; Herbinet, O.; Battin-Leclerc, F.; Faravelli, T.

Chemical Engineering Journal

385, 123401, 2020
SCI-IF: 8.355 (2018)
doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2019.123401

Challenges and opportunities of solvent-based additive extraction methods for plastic recycling

Ugduler, S.; Van Geem, K.M.; Roosen, M.; Delbeke, E.; De Meester, S.

Waste Management

104, 148-182, 2020
SCI-IF: 4.723 (2017)
doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2020.01.003

Hydrodynamic analysis of an axial impeller in a non-Newtonian fluid through particle image velocimetry

Del Pozo, D.; Line, A.; Van Geem, K.M.; le men, C.; Nopens, I.

AIChE Journal

16939, 16, 2020
SCI-IF: 3.326 (2017), ranking: 28/1387, quartile: Q1
doi: 10.1002/aic.16939