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Dr Alex Ibhadon

Reader in Catalysis and Reactor Engineering

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering

Qualifications

  • PhD (University of Hull)

Undergraduate

Director of Programmes, Chemical Engineering

The Chemical Engineering Design Project

Bio-Process and Chemistry in Industry

Chemistry for Chemical Engineers

Global Challenge

Journal Article

Stabilization of Pd3-xIn1+x polymorphs with Pd-like crystal structure and their superior performance as catalysts for semi-hydrogenation of alkynes

Johnston, S. K., Bryant, T. A., Strong, J., Lazzarini, L., Ibhadon, A. O., & Francesconi, M. G. (2019). Stabilization of Pd3-xIn1+x polymorphs with Pd-like crystal structure and their superior performance as catalysts for semi-hydrogenation of alkynes. ChemCatChem, 11(12), 2909-2918. https://doi.org/10.1002/cctc.201900391

Low temperature plasma-catalytic NOx synthesis in a packed DBD reactor: effect of support materials and supported active metal oxides

Patil, B., Cherkasov, N., Lang, J., Ibhadon, A., Hessel, V., & Wang, Q. (2016). Low temperature plasma-catalytic NOx synthesis in a packed DBD reactor: effect of support materials and supported active metal oxides. Applied catalysis. B, Environmental, 194, 123-133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.04.055

Scale up study of capillary microreactors in solvent-free semihydrogenation of 2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ol

Cherkasov, N., Al-Rawashdeh, M. ’., Ibhadon, A. O., & Rebrov, E. V. (2016). Scale up study of capillary microreactors in solvent-free semihydrogenation of 2-methyl-3-butyn-2-ol. Catalysis Today, 273, 205-212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2016.03.028

Photocatalytic degradation of ketorolac tromethamine (KTC) drug in aqueous phase using prepared Ag-doped ZnO microplates

Ibhadon, A. O., Kaur, A., Ibhadon, A., & Kansal, S. K. (2017). Photocatalytic degradation of ketorolac tromethamine (KTC) drug in aqueous phase using prepared Ag-doped ZnO microplates. Journal of materials science, 52(9), 5256-5267. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-017-0766-6

Pd3Sn nanoparticles on TiO2 and ZnO supports as catalysts for semi-hydrogenation : synthesis and catalytic performance

Johnston, S. K., Cherkasov, N., Perez-Barrado, E., Aho, A., Murzin, D. Y., Ibhadon, A. O., & Francesconi, M. G. (2017). Pd3Sn nanoparticles on TiO2 and ZnO supports as catalysts for semi-hydrogenation : synthesis and catalytic performance. Applied catalysis. A, General, 544, 40-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcata.2017.07.005

Research interests

Catalysis and Process Engineering

Synthesis of Fine Chemicals

Micro-reactors

Advanced Materials

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

Waste Water treatment: Approaches, Management and Capacity building

Funder

British Council

Grant

£29,100.00

Started

1 March 2019

Status

Complete

Project

Luminescent C-Dots: Fabrication, Characterization And Application As Potential Photocatalyst And Fluorescent Sensor

Funder

British Council

Grant

£7,699.00

Started

28 February 2018

Status

Complete

Postgraduate supervision

Property-Structure Relations in Crystalline Polymers

Awards and prizes

Visiting Professor, Panjab University

2016 - 2035

Visiting Professor, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India

External examiner role

External Examiner, Chemistry, Loughborough University

2017 - 2020

External Examiner, Chemistry, Loughborough University

Honorary position

Visiting Professor, Shoolini University, India

2016 - 20135

Visiting Professor

Scholarship role

Reviewer, Research UK Catalysis Hub

2010

Reviewer of Institutional Proposals in Catalysis for the UK Catalysis HUB