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Dr Dipesh Patel

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Engineering and Computer Science

Qualifications

  • BEng
  • MSc (Loughborough University)
  • PhD (Loughborough University)

Summary

Dipesh Patel joined the University of Hull as a lecturer in November 2014 after working as a research fellow at London South Bank University. He previously studied at the University of Mumbai, in India, and worked for a pharmaceutical company before studying for an MSc (2004-2005) and a PhD (2006-2011) at Loughborough University Dr Patel has published research findings in high impact academic journals and presented research papers at international conferences and national research events.

Undergraduate

Dr Patel has been teaching the following modules and is also the module leader: - 57227 Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering (Y1, L4, S1, 10 Credits) - 57274 Principles of Chemical Engineering (Y1, L7, S1, 10 Credits) - 57278 Principles of Separation Processes and Particle Technology (Y1, L7, S2, 10 Credits) - 57284 Chemical Product Design (Y1 and Y4, L7, S2, 10 Credits) - 57305 Separation Processes & Particle Technology (Y2, L5, S2, 10 Credits) - 57326 Chemical Thermodynamics and Process Simulation (Y3, L6, S1, 10 Credits) In addition, Dr Patel has been contributing to the following modules: - 06061 Preparing for Learning in Higher Education (Y1, L3, S1) - 57212 Engineering Global Challenge I (Y1, L4, S2) - 57223 Process Safety and Chemistry (Y1, L4, S1) - 57277 Research Skills and Project Planning (Y1, L7, S2) - 57234 Engineering Global Challenge 2 (Y2, L5, S2) - 57157 Chemical Engineering Project - Part A (Y4, L7, S1 and S2) - 57175 Chemical Engineering Project - Part B (Y4, L7, S2) - 57276 Individual Project (MSc) (Y1, L7, S3) - 57340 Chemical Engineering Design Project (Y3, L6, S1 and S2)

Journal Article

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

Liu, X., Shen, B., Wu, Z., Parlett, C. M., Han, Z., George, A., …Wu, C. (2018). Producing carbon nanotubes from thermochemical conversion of waste plastics using Ni/ceramic based catalyst. Chemical engineering science, 192, 882-891. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2018.07.047

Simultaneous removal of NO and Hg° using Fe and Co co-doped Mn-Ce/TiO2 catalysts

Shen, B., Zhu, S., Zhang, X., Chi, G., Patel, D., Si, M., & Wu, C. (2018). Simultaneous removal of NO and Hg° using Fe and Co co-doped Mn-Ce/TiO2 catalysts. Fuel, 224, 241-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2018.03.080

Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst

Liu, X., Sun, H., Wu, C., Patel, D., & Huang, J. (2018). Thermal Chemical Conversion of High-Density Polyethylene for the Production of Valuable Carbon Nanotubes Using Ni/AAO Membrane Catalyst. Energy and Fuels, 32(4), 4511-4520. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b03160

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Patel is interested in providing supervision in - production of bioethanol/biodiesel - conversion of glycerol (biodiesel by-product) to valuable industrial products - synthesis of valuable products from waste acid streams - heterogeneously catalysed esterification reaction for different reaction systems Current PhD Supervisions - Hongman Sun, as second supervisor (Sep 2016 - )