Conference Proceedings

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Afzal, S., Sengupta A., El-Halwagi M.E.E. Elbashir, N. O. (2016) “CO2 Fixation for Advanced Dry Reformer Process.” 5th International Gas Processing Symposium. November 2016 (Paper 68).

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ElWahsh, M., Elbashir, N.O. (2016) “Optimizing GTL Diesel Properties Using Biodiesel Additives” 5th International Gas Processing Symposium. November 2016 (Paper 75).

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Intikhab S., Kalakul S., Choudhary H., Gani R., Elbashir N.O. (2016) “Integration of Computational Modeling and Experimental Techniques to Design a Surrogate Mixture for Gas-to-Liquid (GTL) Derived Diesel” 5th International Gas Processing Symposium. November 2016 (Paper 71).

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Ghouri M., Elbashir N.O. (2016) “Multi-scale modeling of supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Fixed-Bed Reactor” 5th International Gas Processing Symposium. November 2016 (Paper 84).

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Bao, B., Noureldin M. Katebah T., El-Halwagi M. E. E., Elbashir N. O. (2016) Supercritical FTS product separation: A distinctive approach. 5th International Gas Processing Symposium. November 2016 (Paper 61).

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Intikhab S., Kalakul S., Choudhurya H. A., Gani R. and Elbashir N.O. (2016) “An Experimentally Verified Approach to Design Efficient Gasoline and Diesel Fuels Surrogates via Computation and Property Integration Methods” Natural Gas Conversion Symposium 11th (Tromso, Norway June 2016).

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Elbashir N. O., S Intikhab , S Kalakul , HA Choudhury, R Gani. (2016) Use of Computation and Property Integration Methods to Design Gasoline and Diesel Surrogates that Meet ASTM Standards. Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (ARC’16). DOI: 10.5339/qfarc.2016.EESP2689

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Challiwala, M. S.; Ghouri, M. M.; Elbashir, N. O. (2016) “Modeling Development of a Combined Methane Fixed Bed Reactor Reformer” Natural Gas Conversion Symposium 11th (Tromso, Norway June 2016).

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Elbashir N. O.; Parsaie H. (2016) “The Effectiveness of Research Experience in the Undergraduate Engineering Students’ Academic Performance and Job Opportunities: Comparative Study between Two Campuses of Texas A&M University”. 2016th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Accepted.

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Parsaie H.; Elbashir N. O. (2016) “Preparing Students for STEM Challenges in the Middle East”, 2016th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Accepted.

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Parsaei1 H. R., Elbashir N. O. (2015) “Introduction to the Proceedings of the 2014 Engineering Leaders Conference” (Engineering Leaders Conference 2014) 2015:1 http://dx.doi.org/10.5339/qproc.2015.elc2014.0.

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Noureldin M.; Bao B.; Ghouri M.M.; Challiwala M. S.; El-Halwagi M.; Elbashir N. O. (2015)”Systematic Multi-scale Modeling for Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Fixed Bed Reactor” 11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, Seoul, Korea.

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Ghouri M.M.; Afzal, S.; Elbashir N. O. (2015) “Systematic Multi-scale Modeling for Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Fixed Bed Reactor” 11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, Seoul, Korea.

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Parsaie H.; Elbashir N. O.; Aladeine, N. (2015) “An Emerging STEM Era in the Middle Eas” International Conference on Operations Excellence & Service Engineering Conference Proceedings, Orlando, Florida, September 2015, pages 1-5.

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Elmalik, E. E.; Hussain, R.; Al-Nuaimi, I.; Warrag, S.; Elbashir, N. O. (2013) “Effect of carbon number on properties of synthetic gas-to-liquid jet fuel blends” Preprints – American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels. 58(1), pages 18-19 (presented by Mr. Husain).

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Al-Nuaimi, I., Elbashir, N. O. (2013) “Potentials for GTL derived synthetic jet fuels in the aviation industry” Preprints – American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels. 58(2), pages 331-333.

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Blank, J., Hussian, R, Elbashir, N. O. (2013) “Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer Limitations in a Fischer-Tropsch Fixed Bed Reactor: Comparisons between Supercritical Phase and Gas Phase” Proceedings of 10th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium “Gas Conversion the Clean Energy of the Future” Doha, Qatar (January 2013); Topic 2 Synfuels 2 pages 1-2 (presented by Dr. Blank).

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Elfatih E., Elbashir, N. O. “Characterization of Synthetic Gas-to-Liquid Jet Fuel Blends: Hydrocarbon Chain Length Effect on Fuel Properties” Proceedings of 10th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium “Gas Conversion the Clean Energy of the Future” Doha, Qatar (January 2013); Topic 2 Synfuels 2 pages 1-2 (presented by Mr. Elmalik

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Noureldin M., Elbashir, N. O., El-Halwagi, E. “Thermodynamic Modeling and Optimization of Tri-Reforming Reactors for Syngas Generation” Proceedings of 10th Natural Gas Conversion Symposium “Gas Conversion the Clean Energy of the Future” Doha, Qatar (January 2013); Topic 1 Production & Purification pages 1-2 (presented by Mr. Noureldin).

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Elbashir, N. O., Bani Nassr L., Elmalik E. ,   Blank J.,   Hussain R. (2012) “Multiscale investigations leading to the design of a novel Fischer-Tropsch reactor for gas-to-liquid processes” Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings Abstract, Vol. 2012; DOI: 10.5339/qfarf.2012.EEO3 (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Orillano M., Al-Nuaimi I.,   Al-Mohandi D.,   Warrag S.,  Elbashir, N. O. (2012) “Role of aromatics and paraffinic hydrocarbons on synthetic jet fuels properties.” Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings Abstract, Vol. 2012 DOI: 10.5339/qfarf.2012.EEOS2 (presented by Ms. Orillano).  

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Bohra M., Rahman J., Elmalik E., Blank J., Elbashir, N. O. (2012) “Development of visualization models to guide the design of future generations of synthetic fuels from natural gas” Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum Proceedings, Vol. 2012; DOI: 5339/qfarf.2012.EEPS4 (presented by Mr. Bohra).

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Warrag S., Ibrahim Al-Nuaimi, E. E. Elmalik, Elbashir, O. (2012) “Properties Driven Design of Synthetic Jet Fuels Derived from Natural Gas Via Gas-to-Liquid Technology” American Chemical Society, Preprint Paper- Division of Energy & Fuels Chemistry; 57(2) 796-797 (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Bani Nasser L., J. Blank, H. Rehan, Elbashir, O. (2012) “Modeling Techniques for the In-situ Behavior of Fischer Tropsch’s Fixed Bed Reactor in Gas-Phase and Supercritical Phase Reaction Media” American Chemical Society, Preprint Paper- Division of Energy & Fuels Chemistry; 57(2) 600-601 (presented by Dr. Elbashir

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Elbashir, N. O., Noureldin, M., El-Halwagi, M. M. (2012) “Potentials and Limitations for the Biochemical Technology to Play a Role in Energy, Chemicals, and Biomedical Market in the Gulf Region”; 13th Gulf Countries Council (GCC) Industrialists’ Conference Proceedings; pages 1-12 (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Aswani K., Elmalik E. E., Elbashir, N. O. (2012) (L-340) “Simultaneous Assessment of Intrapellet Heat and Mass Transfer Limitations for Supercritical Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis”. The proceedings of the 2012th International Symposium of Supercritical Fluids (ISSF). San Francisco, California (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Bao B., Elmalik E. E., Elbashir, N. O., El-Halwagi M. E., Eljack F. T. (2012) P-0605 “Elevated Pressure Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Product Separation and Energy Integration.” The proceedings of the 2012th International Symposium of Supercritical Fluids (ISSF). San Francisco, California (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Eljack, Elfatih Elmalik, Elbashir, N. O.; El-Halwagi M. E. “Energy Optimization of a Novel FT-SCF Technology.” The proceedings of the 2012th International Symposium of Supercritical Fluids (ISSF). San Francisco, California (presented by Dr. Eljack).

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Elmalik E. E., Elbashir, N. O. (2012) “Challenges Facing the Design of Novel Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Reactors and the Approach for Advancement” Preprint Paper – American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, 57 (1); 51-54 (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Elbashir N.O., Mogalicherla A.K., Elmalik E.E. (2011) “Design of Novel Gas-to-Liquid Reactor Technology Utilizing Fundamental and Applied Research Approaches” Proceedings of the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Vol. 2011, EG012; pp. 142-143 (presented by Mr. Elmalik).

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Elbashir N.O., Raza B., Elmalik E.E., Ramadhan H., Al-Mohandi D., Al-Meer M. (2011) “Characterization of Synthetic Gas-to-Liquid Jet Fuel Blends and Properties Correlation with Hydrocarbon Groups” Proceedings of the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Vol. 2011, EGP20; pp. 164-165 (presented by Mr. Raza).

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Elbashir N.O., Al-Meer M., Rahman A.H.M.J., Al-Mohannadi D., Ramadhan H., Elmalik E.E., Raza B. (2011) “Experimental Analysis of Novel Synthetic Fuel Blends with Statistical Analysis” Proceedings of the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Forum, Vol. 2011, EGPS3; pp. 184-185 (presented by Ms. Al-Meer).

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Mogalicherla A. K., Elbashir, N. O. (2011) “Modeling Diffusional Limitations In Fischer Tropsch Synthesis Catalyst at near Critical and Supercritical Solvent Conditions” American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2011 Spring Meeting Catalysis & Reaction Engineering Division; 6 pages (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Hamad N. A., El-Halwagi M. M., Elbashir, N. O., Mannan S. M. “Safety and Techno- Economic Analysis of Solvent Selection for Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Reactors” Proceedings of Mary K. O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium 2011 (http://pscfiles.tamu.edu/symposia/2011/abstract/06C%20Natalie%20Hamad%20TAMU.pdf). (Presented by Ms. Hamad).

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Raza, B., Elmalik, E., Al-Meer M., Ramahdan H., Al-Mohannadi D., Elbashir, N. O. (2011) “Characterization of synthetic Gas-to-Liquid jet fuel blends and properties correlation with hydrocarbon structure” Preprint Paper – American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 56(2): 431-433 (presented by Dr. Elbashir).

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Elmalik, E., Tora, E., El-Halwagi, M. M., Elbashir, N. O. (2011) “A Method for Solvent Selection for Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Process” Preprint Paper – American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 56(1); pp. 31-34 (presented by Mr. Elmalik).

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Elmalik E., Mogalicherla, A.K, Hamad, N., Nicola, S., Elbashir, N. O. (2010). Simulating Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Phase Behavior in non-conventional reaction media. Preprint Paper American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 55 (2); pp. 173-175 (presented by Ms. Nicola).

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Mogalicherla, A. K., Elmalik E., Elbashir, N. O. (2010) A Fugacity Based Kinetic Model for Supercritical Fischer –Tropsch Synthesis Over Cobalt-Based Catalytic Systems. Proceedings of 2010th Annual Meeting of AIChE. Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division; pp. 1-8 (presented by Dr. Mogalicherla).

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Khoudereldin H., El-Halwagi M. M., Elbashir, N. O. (2010) “A Holistic Approach to Design Solvent Extraction System for Recycling of Used Lubricating Oil” Proceedings of 2010th Annual Meeting of AIChE. Advanced Separation Division; 1-11.

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Elbashir, N.O. (2009) Advancement in the Design of Fischer-Tropsch Reactor Technology and the Potentials for Non-Conventional Reaction Media.  Preprint Paper American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 54(2); pp. 946-949.

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Elbashir N.O., Roberts, C. B. (2009) “Role of Catalyst Type in Controlling the Hydrocarbon Product Distribution in Near Critical and Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis.”  Preprint Paper American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry, 54 (2); pp. 604-606.

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Elbashir N. O., Bukur D. B., Roberts C. B. (2009) “Non-Ideality in Reaction Kinetics of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis for Near-Critical and Supercritical Solvent Media”. Preprint 9th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids in Arcachon, France 18-20 May; pp. 1-6.

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Elbashir N. O. (2008) Prospect of Success in Scaling-up Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Reactor Operates in Near-Critical and Supercritical Phase Media. CO Hydrogenation I. Extended abstract for paper # 727d, 2008, 1- 12.

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Elbashir N. O., Dutta P.; Seehra M. S., Roberts C. B. (2005) “Stability and Structure of Cobalt Catalytic Systems in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Supercritical Fluid Media versus Conventional Gas-Phase Media.” Preprint Paper American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry 50 (2), pp. 598-600.

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Elbashir N. O., Roberts C. B., Dutta P.; Manivannan A.; Seehra M. S. (2005) Stability and Structure of Cobalt Catalytic Systems in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Supercritical Fluid Media Versus Conventional Gas-Phase Media. Consortium for Fossil Fuel Science reports for US Department of Energy Contract No. DE-FC26-02NT41594: pages 20-25. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Technical Meeting at the Stonewell Resort- August, 2005.

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Elbashir N. O., Roberts, C. B. (2004) “Selective Control of Hydrocarbon Product Distributions in Supercritical Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis” Preprint Paper American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry 49, 422-425.

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Elbashir N. O., Roberts, C. B. (2004) “Reaction Pathway and Kinetic Modeling of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over an Alumina Supported Cobalt Catalyst in Supercritical-Hexane” Preprint Paper American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry 49(2); pp. 157-160.

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Elbashir N. O., Borough, D., Gupta, R., Roberts, C. B. (2004). Reaction pathway and kinetic modeling of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over an alumina supported cobalt catalyst in supercritical-hexane media. Consortium for Fossil Fuel Science reports for US Department of Energy Contract No. DE-FC26-02NT41594: pp. 14-24. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Technical Meeting at the Stonewell Resort- August, 2004.

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Elbashir N. O., Huang X., Roberts C. B. (2003). Optimization of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis under supercritical fluid conditions: Solvent Effect on Reaction Performance. Consortium for Fossil Fuel Science reports for US Department of Energy Contract No. DE-FC26-02NT41594: pp. 31-52. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Technical Meeting at the Oglebay Resort – August, 2003.

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Huang X., Elbashir N. O., Roberts C. B. (2002) Application of Supercritical Fluids as Reaction Medium for Fischer-Tropsch. Consortium for Fossil Fuel Science reports for US Department of Energy Contract No. DE-FC26-02NT41594: pp. 21-31. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Technical Meeting at the Rocky Gap Resort – August 2002.

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Al-Zahrani S. M.; O. Elbashir ; A. E. Abasaeed; M. Abulwahid; B. Jibril “Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Isobutane to Isobutene on Cr2O3/Al2O3 Catalyst: Effects of Supports and Precursors” 17th North America Catalysis Society Meeting, June (3-8) 2001.

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Elbashir N. O.; I Abdul Mutalib.; S. M. Al-Zahrani; Abasaeed A. E. (2001) “Evaluation of Solvent Extraction System for Recycling of Used Motor Oils” Middle east PETROTECH 2001 Conference Proceedings P#52, Bahrain, pages 11.

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Abdul Mutalib M. I., Elbashir N. O., Mohd Shariff A. and Adnan R. (1998) “The Practical Application of The Solubility Parameter in Determining Effective Operating Parameters For Recycling of Used Lubricating Oil by Solvent Extraction.” Proceedings of the Regional Symposium of Chemical Engineering (RSCE98) pages 11.

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Elbashir N. O.; I Abdul-Mutalib; R. Adnan (1997) “Recycle of used lubricating oil by solvent extraction. -A guideline for single solvent design.” Proceedings of the Regional Symposium of Chemical Engineering (RSCE97) Johor, Malaysia. Conference proceedings pp. 220- 226.