School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • 39 Stranmillis Road, David Keir Building

    BT9 5AG Belfast

    United Kingdom

Student theses

A Density Functional Theory Study on the Rational Design of Heterogeneous Catalysis

Author: Ding, Y., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Hu, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Applications of Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactors for Wastewater Treatment

Author: Murray, S., Jul 2016

Supervisor: Rooney, D. (Supervisor) & Magee, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Applications of Molecular Switching and Logic

Author: Yao, C., Jul 2020

Supervisor: De Silva, A. (Supervisor) & Hu, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Base stable and basic ionic liquids for catalysis

Author: McNeice, P., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Marr, A. (Supervisor), Seddon, K. (Supervisor) & Marr, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Carboxylic acid and formaldehyde separation from aqueous solutions using ionic liquids

Author: Qi, F., Jul 2017

Supervisor: Rooney, D. (Supervisor) & Jacquemin, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Catalytic Tar Reforming Using Biochar During Solid Waste Gasification

Author: Buentello Montoya, D., Dec 2019

Supervisor: Geron, M. (Supervisor), Zhang, X. (Supervisor) & Ranade, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Chemical recycle of polyester waste using novel zwitterionic catalysts

Author: Wang, L., 2019

Supervisor: Holbrey, J. (Supervisor) & Swadzba-Kwasny, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

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Chemical Treatment Approaches For Industrial Plant Decontamination: Mercury remedation

Author: Liu, Y., 04 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Atkins, M. (Supervisor) & Holbrey, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

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CO2 Capture and Utilization Using Dual-Functional Catalysts

Author: Sun, H., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Wu, C. (Supervisor) & Artioli, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Combined computational and neutron scattering studies of hydrocarbons confined in mesoporous materials

Author: Dervin, D., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Hu, P. (Supervisor) & Hardacre, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Creation of a Binary CuSO4 Inducible Gene Expression System in Arabidopsis thaliana and its Application to the Degradation of Lignin in planta

Author: Houston, S., Dec 2020

Supervisor: Liu, F. (Supervisor), Allen, C. (Supervisor) & Huang, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Design and synthesis of chemically-modified biosorbents for the removal of anionic metals and dye: Kinetic and thermodynamic studies

Author: Huang, Z., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Mangwandi, C. (Supervisor) & Xiao, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

Development of Novel Bio-Polymers derived from Poultry Waste Streams

Author: McGauran, T., Dec 2019

Supervisor: Cunningham, E. (Supervisor) & Smyth, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Development of Photocatalytic Reactor Technology for the Production of Fermentable Sugars

Author: Nagarajan, S., Feb 2017

Supervisor: Robertson, P. (Supervisor) & De Silva, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Development of Property Prediction Methods for Sodium-ion Battery Electrolytes

Author: Zhang, J., Oct 2017

Supervisor: Jacquemin, J. (Supervisor) & Stella, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

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Development of Reactor Technology for the Photoelectrolysis of Seawater

Author: Boyle, C., Dec 2020

Supervisor: Robertson, P. (Supervisor) & Mills, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Development of Sustainable Catalytic Systems For Oxidation Reactions

Author: Hughes, N., Apr 2017

Supervisor: Muldoon, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Development of teawaste based bio-sorbent materials for removal of Cr(VI) from wastewater

Author: Wu, J., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Mangwandi, C. (Supervisor) & Xiao, B. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

Evaluation of physical properties of ionic liquids

Author: Zhao, N., May 2017

Supervisor: Jacquemin, J. (Supervisor) & Degirmenci, V. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Flexible Supercapacitors Utilising the Multifunctional Rôle of Ionic Liquids

Author: Lorenzo Fernandez, M., 30 May 2018

Supervisor: Lagunas-Castedo, M. (Supervisor) & Srinivasan, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Hydrodynamic Cavitation for Effluent Treatment: Using Vortex-based Cavitation Devices

Author: Sarvothaman, V. P., Dec 2020

Supervisor: Ranade, V. (Supervisor) & Robertson, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Industrial Wastewater Treatment Using Dolomite And Dolomitic Sorbents

Author: Hanna, J., Jul 2006

Supervisor: Walker, G. (Supervisor) & Allen, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Insight into the structure and reactivity at solid-liquid interfaces

Author: Rice, P., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Hu, P. (Supervisor) & Thompson, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Investigation of the Effect of Superhydrophobic Coatings on the Performance of Heat Exchangers

Author: Li, Y., 2017

Supervisor: Bell, S. (Supervisor) & Mangwandi, C. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Masters ThesisMasters

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Ionic Liquids for Main Group Catalysis

Author: Brown, L., Jul 2020

Supervisor: Holbrey, J. (Supervisor) & Swadzba-Kwasny, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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