PROFESSOR DR. BASSIM H. HAMEED

PROFESSOR DR. BASSIM H. HAMEED

Qualifications: B.Sc. (Baghdad), Ph.D. (Salford)
Expertise: Reaction Engineering, Biofuels, Adsorption Process, Activated Carbon, Environmental Catalysis

 

    1. Y. Syamsuddin, b, M.N. Murat, B.H. Hameed, Synthesis of fatty acid methyl ester from the transesterification of high-and low–acid-content crude palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) and karanj oil (Pongamia pinnata) over a calcium-lanthanum-aluminum mixed-oxides catalyst, Bioresource Technology, 214 (2016) 248-252. 
    2. M.A. Islam, M. Auta, G. Kabir, B.H. Hameed, A thermogravimetric analysis ofthe combustion kinetics of karanja (Pongamia pinnata) fruit hulls char, Bioresource Technology 200 (2016) 335-341.   
    3. Y. Syamsuddin, B.H. Hameed, Synthesis of glycerol free-fatty acid methyl esters from Jatropha oil over Ca-La mixed-oxide catalyst, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 58 (2016) 181-188.  
    4. H. Amani, M. Asif, B.H. Hameed, Transesterification of waste cooking palmoil and palm oil to fatty acid methyl ester using cesium-modified silica catalyst, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 58 (2016) 226-234.  
    5. Assia Benhouria, Md. Azharul Islam, H. Zaghouane-Boudiaf, M. Boutahala, B.H. Hameed, Calcium alginate–bentonite–activated carbon composite beads as highly effective adsorbent for methylene blue, Chemical Engineering Journal,  270 (2015) 621-630.
    1. Sustainable production of high quality bio-oil and chemicals from in-situ catalytic flash pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass available in Malaysia.
    2. Development of highly-active and reusable structured catalyst for the conversion of glycerol as by-product from biodiesel production to value-added glycerol carbonate.
    3. Mechanism of glycerol-free biodiesel synthesis by transesterification of triglyceride with dimethyl carbonate over heterogeneous catalysts.
    1. Synthesis and characterization of mixed-oxides (Cr, W, Tu, Mn) catalysts to produce FAME from palm fatty acid distillate, non-edible and waste cooking oils.
    2. Development of mesostructured heterogeneous catalysts for synthesis of biodiesel from non-edible oil of Jatropha by a continuous process.
    3. Ordered mesoporous carbons and its alginate composite adsorbents: syntheses, characterizations and adsorption performances for methylene blue, chloramphenicol and riboflavin.
    1. Fixed bed adsorption of carbon dioxide on modified granular coconut activated carbon
    2. Transesterification of glycerol with dimethyl carbonate over barium and calicum mixed oxide catalyst
    3. Modified clay supported Ferrioxalate catalysts for the degradation of phenol, 4-nitrophenol and amoxicillin using Photo-Fenton process