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Dr Dipesh Patel

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Director (Interim) of Recruitment and Admissions

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Chemical Engineering

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:

- 400469 Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering (Y1, L4, S1, 10 Credits)

- 500675 Separation Processes & Particle Technology (Y2, L5, S2, 10 Credits)

- 601078 Chemical Thermodynamics and Process Simulation (Y3, L6, S1, 10 Credits)

- 701023 Advanced Process Modelling and Simulation Techniques (Y4, L7, S2, 10 Credits)

In addition, Dr Patel has been contributing to the following modules:

- 601091 Chemical Engineering Design Project (Y3, L6, S1 and S2)

- 701011 Chemical Engineering Research Project (Y4, L7, S1 and S2)

- 700986 Individual Project (MSc)

Recent outputs

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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

Project

Funder

Grant

Started

Status

Project

THYME Follow on Funding: Dist2Me - Developing a two-stage distillation process for the extraction of high value products from a waste methyl ester stream

Funder

Research England

Grant

£16,556.00

Started

1 July 2021

Status

Ongoing

Project

THYME: Extraction of higher value methyl esters from a mixed waste methyl ester stream

Funder

Research England

Grant

£15,292.00

Started

1 November 2019

Status

Complete

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Patel is interested in providing supervision in

- modelling and simulation of CO2 capture/adsorption

- design and simulation of biodiesel production

- life cycle assessment (LCA) of biofuels

- life cycle assessment (LCA) of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles

- life cycle assessment (LCA) of electricity generation technologies

- 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