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    20052019
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    Research Output 2005 2019

    • 61 Article
    • 3 Chapter
    • 2 Conference article
    • 1 Conference contribution
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    2019

    A new hollow fibre catalytic converter design for sustainable automotive emissions control

    Mahyon, N. I., Li, T., Martinez-Botas, R., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Feb 2019, In : Catalysis Communications. 120, p. 86-90 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Catalytic converters
    Emission control
    Ceramic fibers
    Catalysts
    Fibers

    A novel low-temperature fabrication approach of composite phase change materials for high temperature thermal energy storage

    Yu, Q., Jiang, Z., Cong, L., Lu, T., Suleiman, B., Leng, G., Wu, Z., Ding, Y. & Li, Y., 1 Mar 2019, In : Applied Energy. 237, p. 367-377 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Heat storage
    Phase change materials
    Thermal energy
    Energy storage
    Fabrication

    Fabrication of lanthanum-based perovskites membranes on porous alumina hollow fibre (AHF) substrates for oxygen enrichment

    Sihar, A. S., Othman, N. H., Alias, N. H., Shahruddin, M. Z., Asghrar Syed-hassan, S. S., Rahman, M. A., Ismail, A. F. & Wu, Z., 1 Jul 2019, In : Ceramics International. 45, 10, p. 13086-13093 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Lanthanum
    Aluminum Oxide
    Alumina
    Oxygen
    Membranes

    Manganese oxide integrated catalytic ceramic membrane for degradation of organic pollutants using sulfate radicals

    Wu, H., Xu, X., Shi, L., Yin, Y., Zhang, L., Wu, Z., Duan, X., Wang, S. & Sun, H., 15 Dec 2019, In : Water Research. 167, 115110.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic membranes
    Manganese oxide
    Organic pollutants
    manganese oxide
    organic pollutant
    2018

    Biorefinery of olive leaves to produce dry oleuropein aglycone: use of homemade ceramic capillary biocatalytic membranes in a multiphase system

    Ranieri, G., Mazzei, R., Poerio, T., Bazzarelli, F., Wu, Z., Li, K. & Giorno, L., 7 Apr 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 185, p. 149-156

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Hydrolysis
    Membranes
    Ceramic membranes
    Emulsification
    Antioxidants

    Producing carbon nanotubes from thermochemical conversion of waste plastics using Ni/ceramic based catalyst

    Liu, X., Shen, B., Wu, Z., Parlett, C. M. A., Han, Z., George, A., Yuan, P., Patel, D. & Wu, C., 31 Dec 2018, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 192, p. 882-891

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Carbon Nanotubes
    Carbon nanotubes
    Plastics
    Catalysts
    Microscopic examination
    2017

    Compact hollow fibre reactors for efficient methane conversion

    Prasetya, N., Wu, Z., Gil, A. G. & Li, K., 14 Apr 2017, In : Journal of the European Ceramic Society. in press

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Methane
    Catalysts
    Fibers
    Membranes
    Steam reforming

    Morphology, performance and stability of multi-bore capillary La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ oxygen transport membranes

    Chi, Y., Li, T., Wang, B., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 May 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 529, p. 224–233 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Oxygen
    membranes
    Membranes
    cavities
    oxygen

    X-ray tomography-assisted study of a phase inversion process in ceramic hollow fiber systems – Towards practical structural design

    Li, T., Lu, X., Wang, B., Wu, Z., Li, K., Brett, D. J. L. & Shearing, P. R., 15 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 528, p. 24-33 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    X Ray Tomography
    Ceramic fibers
    structural design
    Ceramics
    Structural design
    2016

    Use of a ceramic membrane to improve the performance of two-separate-phase biocatalytic membrane reactor

    Ranieri, G., Mazzei, R., Wu, Z., Li, K. & Giorno, L., 8 Mar 2016, In : Molecules. 21, 3, 345.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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    Ceramic membranes
    Ceramics
    reactors
    ceramics
    membranes
    2015

    A catalytic hollow fibre membrane reactor for combined steam methane reforming and water gas shift reaction

    Gouveia Gil, A., Wu, Z., Chadwick, D. & Li, K., 1 Dec 2015, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 137, p. 364-372 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Water gas shift
    Steam reforming
    Methane
    Catalyst
    Reactor

    A highly permeable hollow fibre substrate for Pd/Al2O3 composite membranes in hydrogen permeation

    Gouveia Gil, A., Reis, M. H. M., Chadwick, D., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 2 Mar 2015, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 40, 8, p. 3249-3258 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Composite membranes
    Permeation
    hollow
    membranes
    Hydrogen

    An oxygen permeable membrane microreactor with an in-situ deposited Bi1.5Y0.3Sm0.2O3-δ catalyst for oxidative coupling of methane

    Othman, N. H., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 5 Aug 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 488, p. 182-193 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oxygen permeable membranes
    Oxidative Coupling
    Methane
    hollow
    methane

    Co-extrusion of electrolyte/anode functional layer/anode triple-layer ceramic hollow fibres for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells-electrochemical performance study

    Li, T., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Jan 2015, In : Journal of Power Sources. 273, p. 999-1005 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic fibers
    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Electrolytes
    Extrusion

    Formation of micro-channels in ceramic membranes - Spatial structure, simulation, and potential use in water treatment

    Lee, M., Wang, B., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Jun 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 483, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic membranes
    water treatment
    Water Purification
    Ceramics
    Water treatment

    High-efficiency, nickel-ceramic composite anode current collector for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

    Li, T., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 15 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Power Sources. 280, p. 446-452 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Nickel
    accumulators
    Anodes

    Highly Water-Stable Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework UiO-66 Membranes Supported on Alumina Hollow Fibers for Desalination

    Liu, X., Demir, N. K., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 10 Jun 2015, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137, 22, p. 6999-7002 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Aluminum Oxide
    Desalination
    Zirconium
    Alumina
    Metals

    Micro-structured alumina multi-channel capillary tubes and monoliths

    Lee, M., Wu, Z., Wang, B. & Li, K., 1 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 489, p. 64-72 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Capillary tubes
    capillary tubes
    Aluminum Oxide
    Alumina
    aluminum oxides

    Micro-structured Bi1.5Y0.3Sm0.2O3-δ catalysts for oxidative coupling of methane

    Othman, N. H., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Oct 2015, In : AIChE Journal. 61, 10, p. 3451-3458 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oxidative Coupling
    Methane
    Catalysts
    Microchannels
    Ceramics

    Microstructured catalytic hollow fiber reactor for methane steam reforming

    Gouveia Gil, A., Wu, Z., Chadwick, D. & Li, K., 3 Jun 2015, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 54, 21, p. 5563-5571 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Steam reforming
    Fibers
    Catalysts
    Aluminum Oxide
    Methane

    Ni/SBA-15 Catalysts for combined steam methane reforming and water gas shift - Prepared for use in catalytic membrane reactors

    Gouveia Gil, A., Wu, Z., Chadwick, D. & Li, K., 5 Oct 2015, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 506, p. 188-196 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Water gas shift
    Steam reforming
    Membranes
    Sol-gel process
    Catalysts
    2014

    A dual-structured anode/Ni-mesh current collector hollow fibre for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)

    Li, T., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Power Sources. 251, p. 145-151 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    accumulators
    mesh
    hollow

    A micro-structured La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ hollow fibre membrane reactor for oxidative coupling of methane

    Othman, N. H., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 15 Oct 2014, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 468, p. 31-41 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Oxidative Coupling
    Methane
    hollow
    methane
    reactors

    Electrospun polyurethane-core and gelatin-shell coaxial fibre coatings for miniature implantable biosensors

    Wang, N., Burugapalli, K., Wijesuriya, S., Far, M. Y., Song, W., Moussy, F., Zheng, Y., Ma, Y., Wu, Z. & Li, K., Mar 2014, In : Biofabrication. 6, 1, 015002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polyurethanes
    Biosensing Techniques
    Gelatin
    Biosensors
    Coatings

    Micro-structured alumina hollow fibre membranes - Potential applications in wastewater treatment

    Lee, M., Wu, Z., Wang, R. & Li, K., 1 Jul 2014, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 461, p. 39-48 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Aluminum Oxide
    Waste Water
    Wastewater treatment
    Membrane Potentials
    hollow
    Ceramic fibers
    Ceramics
    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Oxides
    2013

    A controlled sintering process for more permeable ceramic hollow fibre membranes

    Wu, Z., Faiz, R., Li, T., Kingsbury, B. F. K. & Li, K., 1 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 446, p. 286-293 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Ceramic fibers
    Ceramics
    hollow
    sintering
    Sintering

    Bi1.5Y0.3Sm0.2O3-δ-based ceramic hollow fibre membranes for oxygenseparation and chemicalreactions

    Othman, N. H., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Apr 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 432, p. 58-65 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic fibers
    Ceramics
    hollow
    ceramics
    membranes

    Effects of fabrication processes on oxygen permeation of Nb2O5-doped SrCo0.8Fe0.2O3-δ micro-tubular membranes

    Wu, Z., Hidayati Othman, N., Zhang, G., Liu, Z., Jin, W. & Li, K., 1 Sep 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 442, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Permeation
    Oxygen
    membranes
    Membranes
    Fabrication

    Tailored fibro-porous structure of electrospun polyurethane membranes, their size-dependent properties and trans-membrane glucose diffusion

    Wang, N., Burugapalli, K., Song, W., Halls, J., Moussy, F., Zheng, Y., Ma, Y., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 15 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 427, p. 207-217 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Polyurethanes
    glucose
    Glucose
    membranes
    Membranes
    2012

    Dual-layer hollow fibres with different anode structures for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

    Othman, M. H. D., Droushiotis, N., Wu, Z., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 1 May 2012, In : Journal of Power Sources. 205, p. 272-280 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    hollow
    Anodes
    anodes

    Effects of separation layer thickness on oxygen permeation and mechanical strength of DL-HFMR-ScSZ

    Wu, Z., Thursfield, A., Metcalfe, I. & Li, K., 1 Oct 2012, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 415-416, p. 229-236 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Scandium
    scandium
    zirconium oxides
    Permeation
    Zirconia

    Electrochemical promotion of a Pt catalyst supported on La 0.6Sr 0.4Co 0.2Fe 0.8O 3 - δ hollow fibre membranes

    Poulidi, D., Rivas, M. E., Zydorczak, B., Wu, Z., Li, K. & Metcalfe, I. S., 4 Oct 2012, In : Solid State Ionics. 225, p. 382-385 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    promotion
    Catalyst supports
    hollow
    membranes
    Membranes
    2011

    A dual layer Ni/Ni-YSZ hollow fibre for micro-tubular SOFC anode support with a current collector

    Kanawka, K., Othman, M. H. D., Wu, Z., Droushiotis, N., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 1 Jan 2011, In : Electrochemistry Communications. 13, 1, p. 93-95 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Anodes
    Fibers
    Extrusion
    Oxidation

    Functional LSM-ScSZ/NiO-ScSZ dual-layer hollow fibres for partial oxidation of methane

    Wu, Z., Wang, B. & Li, K., 1 May 2011, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 36, 9, p. 5334-5341 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Scandium
    scandium
    zirconium oxides
    Zirconia
    hollow

    High-performance, anode-supported, microtubular sofc prepared from single-step-fabricated, dual-layer hollow fibers

    Othman, M. H. D., Droushiotis, N., Wu, Z., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 3 Jun 2011, In : Advanced Materials. 23, 21, p. 2480-2483 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Anodes
    Coextrusion
    Fibers
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Electrolytes

    NI/NI-YSZ current collector/anode dual layer hollow fibers for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

    Kanawka, K., Othman, M. H. D., Droushiotis, N., Wu, Z., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 1 Oct 2011, In : Fuel Cells. 11, 5, p. 690-696 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Anodes
    Fibers
    Strength of materials
    Extrusion

    Novel fabrication technique of hollow fibre support for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

    Othman, M. H. D., Droushiotis, N., Wu, Z., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 1 Jun 2011, In : Journal of Power Sources. 196, 11, p. 5035-5044 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Electrolytes
    hollow
    Cerium

    Pd/Al2O3 composite hollow fibre membranes: Effect of substrate resistances on H2 permeation properties

    Irfan Hatim, M. D., Tan, X., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 15 Mar 2011, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 66, 6, p. 1150-1158 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Permeation
    Hydrogen
    Membranes
    Fibers
    Composite materials
    2010

    A morphological study of ceramic hollow fibre membranes: A perspective on multifunctional catalytic membrane reactors

    Kingsbury, B. F. K., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 31 Oct 2010, In : Catalysis Today. 156, 3-4, p. 306-315 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic fibers
    Membranes
    Fibers
    Catalysts
    Calcination

    A multifunctional Pd/alumina hollow fibre membrane reactor for propane dehydrogenation

    Gbenedio, E., Wu, Z., Hatim, I., Kingsbury, B. F. K. & Li, K., 31 Oct 2010, In : Catalysis Today. 156, 3-4, p. 93-99 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Propane
    Aluminum Oxide
    Dehydrogenation
    Alumina
    Membranes

    A novel dual-layer ceramic hollow fibre membrane reactor for methane conversion

    Wu, Z., Wang, B. & Li, K., 15 Apr 2010, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 352, 1-2, p. 63-70 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic fibers
    Methane
    Ceramics
    hollow
    methane

    Electrolyte thickness control and its effect on electrolyte/anode dual-layer hollow fibres for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

    Othman, M. H. D., Droushiotis, N., Wu, Z., Kanawka, K., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 2010, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 365, 1-2, p. 382-388

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Thickness control
    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Oxides
    Electrolytes

    Microstructure and performance investigation of a solid oxide fuel cells based on highly asymmetric YSZ microtubular electrolytes

    Kanawka, K., Grande, F. D., Wu, Z., Thursfield, A., Ivey, D., Metcalfe, I., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 28 May 2010, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 49, 13, p. 6062-6068

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Yttria stabilized zirconia
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Electrolytes
    Anodes
    Microstructure

    Morphological studies of macrostructure of Ni-CGO anode hollow fibres for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells

    Othman, M. H. D., Wu, Z., Droushiotis, N., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 15 Sep 2010, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 360, 1-2, p. 410-417 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Porifera
    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Oxides
    hollow

    Single-step fabrication and characterisations of electrolyte/anode dual-layer hollow fibres for micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

    Othman, M. H. D., Wu, Z., Droushiotis, N., Doraswami, U., Kelsall, G. & Li, K., 1 Apr 2010, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 351, 1-2, p. 196-204 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    solid oxide fuel cells
    Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
    Oxides
    Electrolytes
    hollow
    2009

    A Novel inorganic hollow fiber membrane reactor for catalytic dehydrogenation of propane

    Wu, Z., Hatim, I. M. D., Kingsbury, B. F. K., Gbenedio, E. & Li, K., 1 Sep 2009, In : AIChE Journal. 55, 9, p. 2389-2398 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Propane
    Dehydrogenation
    Membranes
    Fibers
    Aluminum Oxide

    A novel phase transition technique for fabrication of mesopore sized ceramic membranes

    Wang, B., Wu, Z., Livingston, A. G. & Li, K., 1 Sep 2009, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 339, 1-2, p. 5-9 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic membranes
    Phase Transition
    Ceramics
    Phase transitions
    ceramics

    Carbon dioxide stripping in ceramic hollow fibre membrane contactors

    Koonaphapdeelert, S., Wu, Z. & Li, K., 1 Jan 2009, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 64, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Ceramic fibers
    Carbon Dioxide
    Carbon dioxide
    Membranes
    Mass transfer

    Combination of a Two-Zone Fluidized Bed Reactor with a Pd hollow fibre membrane for catalytic alkane dehydrogenation

    Gimeno, M. P., Wu, Z. T., Soler, J., Herguido, J., Li, K. & Menéndez, M., 1 Dec 2009, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 155, 1-2, p. 298-303 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Alkanes
    Dehydrogenation
    alkane
    Fluidized beds
    Paraffins