Dr Alex Ibhadon

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

Recent outputs

View more outputs

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

Synthesis of Fine Chemicals using Microreactors

Advanced Materials for Solar Energy Conversion

Artificial Photosynthesis

Degradation of Single Use Plastics

Sustainable Futures and Environments

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