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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    • Aston Triangle, European Bioenergy Research Institute (EBRI)

      B4 7ET Birmingham

    20112019
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    Personal profile

    Research Interests

    My research interests focus on the development of heterogeneous catalysts for sustainable chemical processes, notably the transformation of renewable and waste biomass into valuable fuels and chemicals. I am particularly interested in the rational design and development of nanoparticulate and nanoporous catalytic materials, and understanding structure-activity relationships in catalytic processes. I have engaged in research spanning sustainable chemistry, biomass conversion and biorefineries, pyrolysis and bio-oil upgrading, carbons and mesoporous carbons, thin film metal oxides, bimetallic catalysts, solid acids and bases and associated in-situ analytical probes.

    Membership of Professional Bodies

    Associate Memebr of Institution of Chemical Engineers (AMIChemE)

    Member of Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC)

    Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

    Contact Details

    Phone number: 0121 204 5264

    Email: a.osatiashtiani@aston.ac.uk
     
    Room number: EBG13 

    Education/Academic qualification

    PG Cert

    PhD, Cardiff University

    MSc

    Keywords

    • TP Chemical technology
    • Catalysis
    • Biofuels
    • Green Chemistry
    • Pyrolysis

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    Catalysts Chemical Compounds
    Acids Engineering & Materials Science
    Zirconia Engineering & Materials Science
    Biomass Chemical Compounds
    Lewis Acids Chemical Compounds
    Esterification Engineering & Materials Science
    Oils Chemical Compounds
    Fructose Engineering & Materials Science

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    Research Output 2011 2019

    A core-shell SO4/Mg-Al-Fe3O4 catalyst for biodiesel production

    Gardy, J., Nourafkan, E., Osatiashtiani, A., Lee, A. F., Wilson, K., Hassanpour, A. & Lai, X., 16 Aug 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 259, 118093.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Biofuels
    Biodiesel
    catalyst
    shell
    Catalysts

    Effect of support oxygen storage capacity on the catalytic performance of Rh nanoparticles for CO2 reforming of methane

    Yentekakis, I. V., Goula, G., Hatzisymeon, M., Betsi-argyropoulou, I., Botzolaki, G., Kousi, K., Kondarides, D. I., Taylor, M. J., Parlett, C. M. A., Osatiashtiani, A., Kyriakou, G., Holgado, J. P. & Lambert, R. M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 243, p. 490-501 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Cerium compounds
    Methane
    Reforming reactions
    Zirconia
    methane

    Ga/HZSM-5 Catalysed Acetic Acid Ketonisation for Upgrading of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapours

    Jahangiri, H., Osatiashtiani, A., Ouadi, M., Hornung, A., Lee, A. & Wilson, K., 11 Oct 2019, In : Catalysts. 9, 10, 841.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    upgrading
    biomass
    acetic acid
    Acetic acid
    Acetic Acid

    Hydrogen donation of bio-acids over transition metal facets: A Density Functional Theory study

    Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Osatiashtiani, A. & Bridgwater, A., 25 Sep 2019, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 586, 117218.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    formic acid
    Transition metals
    Density functional theory
    Hydrogen
    Acids

    Monometallic and bimetallic catalysts based on Pd, Cu and Ni for hydrogen transfer deoxygenation of a prototypical fatty acid to diesel range hydrocarbons

    Cheah, K. W., Taylor, M. J., Osatiashtiani, A., Beaumont, S. K., Nowakowski, D. J., Yusup, S., Bridgwater, A. V. & Kyriakou, G., 11 Mar 2019, In : Catalysis Today.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Hydrocarbons
    Fatty acids
    Hydrogen
    Fatty Acids
    Catalysts

    Thesis

    Novel alkali-free of layered double hydroxides and solid base catalysts for transesterification of C4-C18 triglycerides

    Author: Ahmad Tajuddin, N., 3 Oct 2017

    Supervisor: Wilson, K. (Supervisor), Lee, A. (Supervisor) & Osatiashtiani, A. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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