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Dr Stavros Michailos

Dr Stavros Michailos

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • School of Engineering

Qualifications

  • MEng (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)
  • MSc (International Hellenic University)
  • PhD (University of Manchester)

Summary

Dr Stavros Michailos is, as of October 2022, a Lecturer at University of Hull and a chemical engineer by background. He holds a PhD from the University of Manchester (funded by Shell Researck UK) and has post-doctoral experience at Aston University and the University of Sheffield.

He has extensive experience and expertise in process design, modelling, lifecycle and techno-economic assessments of various low carbon energy systems including carbon capture utilisation and storage, sustainable aviation fuel production technologies, biorefineries and decentralised energy solutions. He has published widely, over 40 research papers, books and reports, and contributed to numerous multi-disciplinary programmes. He has successfully co-supervised over 10 PhD students.

If you are interested in working with me, or studying for a PhD in any of the above-mentioned areas please feel free to contact me.

Recent outputs

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Conference Proceeding

Effect of stripper pressure and low lean loadings on the performance of a PCC plant for 99% CO2 capture level

Michailos, S., & Gibbins, J. (2022). Effect of stripper pressure and low lean loadings on the performance of a PCC plant for 99% CO2 capture level. In Proceedings of the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-16) 23-24 Oct 2022. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4283827

An open-access FEED study for a post-combustion CO2 capture plant retrofit to a CCGT

Elliott, W., Benz, A., Gibbins, J., & Michailos, S. (2022). An open-access FEED study for a post-combustion CO2 capture plant retrofit to a CCGT. In Proceedings of the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-16) 23-24 Oct 2022. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4286280

A Post-Combustion Capture Deployment Derisking Pilot Plant

Elliott, W., Benz, A., Gibbins, J., Samson, A., Lucquiaud, M., & Michailos, S. (2022). A Post-Combustion Capture Deployment Derisking Pilot Plant. In Proceedings of the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-16) 23-24 Oct 2022. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4282112

An open-access, detailed description of post-combustion CO2 capture plant

Elliott, W., Benz, A., Gibbins, J., & Michailos, S. (2022). An open-access, detailed description of post-combustion CO2 capture plant. In Proceedings of the 16th Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies Conference (GHGT-16) 23-24 Oct 2022. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3814671

Journal Article

Sorption direct air capture with CO2 utilization

Jiang, L., Liu, W., Wang, R., Gonzalez-Diaz, A., Rojas-Michaga, M., Michailos, S., …Font-Palma, C. (2023). Sorption direct air capture with CO2 utilization. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 95, Article 101069. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pecs.2022.101069

Research interests

Conceptual design, process modelling and optimisation of low carbon technologies

Life cycle (LCA) and techno-economic assessments (TEA) of energy systems

Carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS)

Sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production technologies, Power to Liquids, Biomass to Liquids, Gas to Liquids

Direct air capture (DACCS) and bioenergy with carbon capture (BECCS)

Decentralised energy solutions

Awards and prizes

Co-DAC: Low-energy Direct Air Capture potential when combined with a Post Combustion Capture plant (PI, £30k)

2022 - 2023

SMART - Solvent Management At Reduced Throughput - prototype demonstration (Co-I, £50k)

2022 - 2023

PCC - CARER: Cost and Residual Emission Reduction (Co-I, £40k)

2021 - 2022

BAT EfW: Best Available Technology for CO2 Capture from Energy from Waste (Co-I, £26k)

2021 - 2022

Recognised as an outstanding postdoc (nominated by staff and PhD students)

2021

Feasibility study of an energy autonomous smart farm: Process modelling, TEA and LCA. A Project Call for the Industrial Technology R&D Program (Co-I, £60k)

2020 - 2022

Evaluation of different CCUS systems based on the MCFC technology for decarbonising the power generation sector (Co-I, £30k)

2020 - 2021

Co-Cap: Collaboration on Commercial Capture (Co-I, £30k)

2020 - 2021

Ultra-high Post-Combustion CO2 Capture (Co-I, £48k)

2020 - 2021

Honorary position

Visiting Lecturer to The University of Sheffield

2022

Journal editorial role

Review Editor

2022

Frontiers in Fuels

Associate Editor

2022

Frontiers in Energy Efficiency

Topic Editor

2020

Sustainability

Journal peer reviewer

Reviewer in the following journals: Bioresource technology, Biochemical Engineering Journal, Energy Conversion and Management, Energy Science & Engineering, Applied Energy, Journal of Cleaner Production, Energy, Energy & Fuels, Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, Bioengineering, Sustainable Energy and Fuels, Renewable Energy and The Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering

2015

Membership/Fellowship of professional body

Associate member of IChemE

2020

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