Journal Papers

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Zhang, L.; Kalakul, S.; Liu, Linlin; Elbashir, N.; Du, J.; Gani, R. (2018) “A Computer-Aided Methodology for Mixture-Blend Design. Applications to Tailor-Made Design of Surrogate Fuels” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 57(20): 7008-7020.

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Kalakul S., Zhang L., Fang Z., Choudhury H. A, Intikhab S., Elbashir N. O., Eden M. E., Gani R. (2018) “Computer aided chemical product design: Tailor-made blended products” Computer & Chemical Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2018.03.029.

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Afzal, S., Sengupta, D., El-Halwagi, M.M., Sarkar, A., Elbashir, N. O. (2018) “An Optimization Approach to the Reduction of CO2 Emissions for Syngas Production Involving Dry Reforming” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 6 (6); 7532–7544.

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Challiwala1 M. S., Wilhite B. A., Ghouri M. M., Elbashir N. O. (2018) “Multi-Dimensional Modeling of a Microfibrous Entrapped Cobalt Catalyst Fischer-Tropsch Reactor Bed” AIChE Journal. 64(5): 1723-1731.  

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Choudhury H.A., Intikhab S., Kalakul S., Gani R., Elbashir N.O. (2018) Integration of computational modeling and experimental techniques to design fuel surrogates. Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 55: 585-594.

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Afzal, S., Sengupta, D., El-Halwagi, M.M., Elbashir, N. O. (2017). Minimizing CO2 emissions for syngas production units using Dry Reforming of Methane. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 40: 2617-2622

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Challiwala, M., Sengupta, D., Ghouri, M.M., El-Halwagi, M., Elbashir, N. O. (2017). A Process Integration Approach to the Optimization of CO2 Utilization via Tri-Reforming of Methane. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering, 40: 1993-1998.

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Choudhury H. A., Intikhab S., Kalakul S., Khan M., Tafreshi R., Gani R., and Elbashir N. O. (2017) “Designing a Surrogate Fuel for Gas-to-Liquid Derived Diesel” Energy Fuels, 2017, 31 (10), pp 11266–11279.

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Afzal S., Elbashir, N. O. (2017) “Multi-scale modeling of fixed-bed Fischer Tropsch reactor” Computers and Chemical Engineering Journal 91. 38–48.

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Challiwala M.S., Ghouri M.M., Linke P., El-Halwagi M.M., Elbashir N.O. (2017) “A combined thermo-kinetic analysis of various methane reforming technologies: Comparison with dry reforming Journal of CO2 Utilization, 17; 99-111.

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Choudhury H. A., Intikhab S., Kalakul S., Gani R., Elbashir N. (2017) “Integration of Computational Modeling and Experimental Techniques to Design Fuel Surrogates” Journal of Natural Gas Science & Engineering.

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Bukur D. B., Todic B., Elbashir N. O. (2016) “Chemical Role of water-gas-shift reaction in Fischer–Tropsch synthesis on iron catalysts: A review.” Catalysis Today; 275; 66–75. 

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Ghouri M. M., Afzal S., Hussain R., Blank J., Bukur D. B., Elbashir N. O. (2016) “Multi-scale modeling of fixed-bed Fischer Tropsch reactor.” Computers and Chemical Engineering. 91; 38–48.

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Al-Nuami I., Bhra M., Selam M., Chaudhary H., El-Halwagi, N. I., Elbashir, N. O. (2016) “A Property Integration Approach to Optimizing Jet Fuel Blends from Petroleum- and GTL- Based Fuels” Chemical Engineering & Technology; 39(12): 2217–2228.

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Hussain R., Blank J., Elbashir N. (2015) Modeling the Fixed-Bed Fischer-Tropsch Reactor in Different Reaction Media Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. 37: 143-148.

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Kalakul S., Hussain R., Elbashir N., Gani R. (2015) “VPPD Lab -The Chemical Product Simulator” Computer Aided Chemical Engineering. 37: 1415-1420.

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Parsaei H.; Elbashir, N. O. (2015) “A New Voice in Engineering Education” Engineering Education Letters.  Volume 1, page 11.

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Elbashir, N. O.; Parsaei H. (2015) “Development of a New Engineering Education Model” Engineering Education Letters. 2015:8 http://dx.doi.org/eel.2015.8.pp1–7.

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Bukur D. B., Todic B., Elbashir, N. O. (2016) “Role of water-gas-shift reaction in Fischer-Tropsh synthesis on iron catalysts: A Review” Catalysis Today. 275: 66-75. 

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Kasht A., Hussain R.; Ghouri M., Blank J., Elbashir N. O. (2015) “Product Analysis of Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Utilizing a Unique On-Line and Off-Line Gas Chromatographs Setup in a Bench-Scale Reactor Unit”. American Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 6(8): 659-676.

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Noureldin M. M., Elbashir N. O., Gabriel J. K., El-Halwagi M. M.A (2015) “Process Integration Approach to the Assessment of CO2 Fixation Through Dry Reforming” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 3(4); 625-636.

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Afzal S., Blank, J., Hussain, R., Elbashir, N. O. (2015) “Modeling Fischer-Tropsch Product Distribution of a Cobalt-based Catalyst in Different Reaction Media” in Mohammed Jaber  F. Al Marri and Fadwa El Jack (Editors), Proceedings of the 4th International Gas Processing Symposium, October 26–27, 2014 , Doha, Qatar. © 2014 Elsevier B.V. 4; 81-88.  

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Elbashir, N. O., Mirodatos C., Holmen, A., Bukur D. B., (2014) “Natural Gas Conversion: Current Status and the Potentials” Catalysis Today. 228: 1-4.

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Bukur, D. B., Elbashir, N. O. (2013) “Gas Conversion: The Clean Energy of the Future is the Theme of NGCS-10” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53(5) 1719-1719.

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Elmalik, E., Raza, B, Warrag, S., Ramadhan, H., Alborzi, E., Elbashir, N. O. (2014) “Role of Hydrocarbon Building Blocks on GTL Derived Synthetic Jet Fuel Characteristics”  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research .53 (5): 1856–1865.

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Noureldin, M., Elbashir, N. O., El-Halwagi, M. E. E. (2014) “Optimization and Selection of Reforming Approaches for Syngas Generation from Natural/Shale Gas”. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 53 (5): 1841–1855.

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Parsaei H. R., Elbashir N. O. (2014) “A New Vision for Engineering Education” American Society for Engineering Education M546 (Paper ID #8503). International Division Technical Session.  Pages 1-5.

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de Jong K, Elbashir N. O. (2013) “Production and Purification of Ultraclean Transportation Fuels: a review” Energy Technology. 1(8): 485-486.

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Elbashir N. O., Parsaei H.; Elmalik E. (2013) “A New Educational Approach towards Preparing Skilled Chemical Engineers for Special Assignments in the Energy Field” American Society for Engineering Education International Forum, special issue 2013 ASEE International Forum. 13:1-4.

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Noureldin M.; Buping Bao, Elbashir N. O., El-Halwagi M. (2014) “Benchmarking, insights, and potential for improvement of Fischer-Tropsch-based Biomass-to-Liquid technology” Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 16(1): 37-44.

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Khouderledin, H., El-Halwagi, M., Elbashir N. O. (2013) “A Property-Integration Approach to Solvent Screening and Conceptual Design of Solvent-Extraction Systems for Recycling Used Lubricating Oils”. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 15(1): 35-44.

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Hamad, N., El-Halwagi, M., Elbashir N. O., Mannan S. (2013) “Safety Assessment of Potential Supercritical Solvents for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis” Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries. 26: 528-533.

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Mogalicherla A., Elmalik E; Elbashir N. O. (2012) “Enhancement in the Intraparticle Diffusion in the Supercritical Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis” Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 62; 59-68.

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Elmalik E., Tora, E., El-Halwagi M. M., Elbashir N. O. (2011) “Solvent Selection for Commercial Supercritical Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Process” Fuel Processing Technology, 92; 1525-1530.

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Mogalicherla A., Elbashir N. O. (2011) “Development of a Kinetic Model for Supercritical Fluids Fischer Tropsch Synthesis” Energy & Fuels; 25(3); 878-889.

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Elbashir N. O., Bukur D. B., Durham E., Roberts C. B. (2010) “Advancement in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis via Utilization of Supercritical Fluids as Reaction Media” AIChE Journal; 56 (4)  997-1015.

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Minerick, A.R., D.P. Visco, S.M. Montgomery, D. Briedis, J. Sticklen, C.A. McDonough, S.P. Walton, A.M. Portis, E.H. Chimowitz, W.E. Rochefort, K.L. Levien, Elbashir N. O., J. Condit, and S. Lindeman, (2011) “Special Session: What Works to Retain Students in Chemical Engineering Programs,” The Chemical Engineering Division Publication- American Society of Engineering Education Proceedings, June 2011, Vancouver, Canada (pages 1-13). 

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Bao B., El-Halwagi M. M., Elbashir, N. O. (2010) “Simulation, Integration, and   Economic Analysis of Gas-to-Liquid Processes” Fuel Processing Technology; 91(7): 703-713.

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Bao B., El-Halwagi M. M., Elbashir N. O. (2010) “Techno-economic Analysis of Gas-to-Liquid Technology” in F. Benyahia and F. T. Eljack “Advances in Gas Processing Volume 2. Elsevier B. V. ©, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2: 287-296.

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Elbashir N. O. (2010) “Opportunities for Selective Control of Fischer-Tropsch Hydrocarbon product Distribution” in F. Benyahia and F. T. Eljack “Advances in Gas Processing Volume 2. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Gas Processing”. Elsevier B. V. ©, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2:197-207.

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Elbashir N. O., Eljack F. T (2010) “Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Reactor Modeling”. in F. Benyahia and F. T. Eljack “Advances in Gas Processing Volume 2. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Symposium on Gas Processing”. Elsevier B. V. ©, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 2: 369-376.

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Elbashir N. O., Bao B., and El-Halwagi M. M. (2009) “An Approach to the Design of Advanced Fischer-Tropsch Reactor for Operation in Near-Critical and Supercritical Phase Media”, in H. E. Alfadalla, G. V. Reklaitis, M. M. El-Halwagi “Advances in Gas Processing Volume 1. Proceedings of the 1st Annual Symposium on Gas Processing. Elsevier B. V. ©, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 1: 423-433.

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Elbashir N. O., Roberts C. B. (2005) “Enhanced Incorporations of a-olefins in the Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Chain-Growth Process Over an Alumina Supported Cobalt Catalyst in Near-Critical and Supercritical Hexane Medium” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 44:505-521.

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Elbashir N. O., Dutta P.; Manivannan A., Seehra M. S., Roberts C. B. (2005) “Impact of Cobalt-based Catalyst Characteristics on the Performance of Conventional Gas-Phase and Supercritical-Phase Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis” Applied Catalysis A: General. 285: 169-180.

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Jibril B.Y., Elbashir N. O., Al-Zahrani S.M., Abasaeed A.E. (2005) “Oxidative dehydrogenation of isobutane on chromium oxide-based catalyst” Chemical Engineering and Processing. 44(8): 835-840.

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Dutta P., Elbashir N. O., Manivannan A., Seehra M. S., Roberts C. B. (2004) ”Characterization of Fischer-Tropsch Cobalt-based Catalytic Systems (Co/SiO2 and Co/Al2O3) by X-ray Diffraction and Magnetic Measurements” Catalysis Letters 98(4): 203-210.

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Huang X., Elbashir N. O., Roberts C. B. (2004) “Supercritical Solvent Effects on Hydrocarbon Product Distributions in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis over an Alumina Supported Cobalt Catalyst” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 43: 6369-6381.

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Al-Zahrani S. M., Elbashir N. O.; Abasaeed A. E.; Abulwahid M. (2004) “Isobutane oxydehydrogenation on Al2O3-supported transition and rare-earth metal oxides” Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. 218 (2): 179-186.

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Roberts C. B., Elbashir N. O. (2003) “An overview to ‘Advances in C1 Chemistry in the year 2002′” Fuel Processing Technology, 83(1-3): 1-9.

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Elbashir N. O., Al-Zahrani S. M., Abasaeed A. E., Abulwahid M. (2003) “Alumina supported chromium base mixed-oxides catalysts in oxidative dehydrogenation of isobutane.” Chemical Engineering and Processing, 42(10), 817-823.

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Elbashir N. O., Al-Zahrani S. M., Abdul Mutalib M. I., Abasaeed A. E. (2002) “A Method of Predicting Effective Solvent Extraction Parameters for Recycling Used Oils.” Chemical Engineering and Processing. 41(9): 765-769.

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Al-Zahrani S. M.; Elbashir N. O.; Abasaeed A. E.; Abulwahid M. (2001) “Catalytic Performance of Chromium Oxide Supported on Al2O3 in Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Isobutane to Isobutene.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 40: 871-874.

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Al-Zahrani S. M.; Elbashir O.; A. E. Abasaeed; Abulwahid M. (2000) “Oxidative Dehydrogenation of       Isobutane over Pyrophosphates Catalytic Systems.” Catalysis Letters. 69 (1-2): 65-70.