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    • Natural gas to oxygenated gasoline 

      Boger, Craig; Collins, Reid; Romines, Corey; Worrell, Julia
      Methane is taken from a variety of sources including landfill, drilling flare, or standard pipeline and converted to gasoline and ethanol. This is accomplished by utilizing rapid prototype inorganic nanowire catalysts in ...
    • Gas-phase phosgenation of TDA to produce TDI 

      Vezina, Ashley; Howe, Kristin; Thorn, Mitchell; Rodriguez, Jaime
      This design is for a plant that produces toluene-diisocyanate (TDI), an important raw material for the production of flexible polyurethane foams. This industry is a growing global market. The novelty of this process ...
    • In Situ Bitumen Hydrocarbon Extraction and Upgrading 

      Frandsen, Athela; Hogan, Dennis; McCuskey, Samantha
      Bitumen, or “oil sands,” is a mixture of very heavy and extremely viscous semi-solid carbon chain compounds and asphaltenes embedded in sand, soil, and rocky geological features. Our process utilizes Steam Assisted Gravity ...
    • Production of Purified Terephthalic Acid Using the Spray Process Method 

      Patel, Beena; Kazuva, Chengeto; Aljarrah, Saleh
      The production of purified terephthalic acid (PTA) is currently done using the Amoco Mid-Century (MC) method. This method uses a Continuously Stirred Tank Reactor (CSTR) for the oxidation of para xylene into PTA. By changing ...
    • Production of synthetic fuel from sewage sludge 

      Bohlin, Savannah; Dias, Nipuni; Qaiser, Sarah
      This is a process for the production of synthetic fuel from sewage sludge via anaerobic digestion and using a CO2 capture plant. After the sludge is initially digested, the product, biogas, is fed into the CO2 plant where ...
    • Zero Emissions Sulphur Recovery Production 

      Alqattan, Ahmad; Alshatti, Naser; Alajmi, Qahsan; Alajmi, Fahad
      A designed process for the concurrent production of hydrogen and Sulphur from a H2S containing gas stream (acid gas) with zero emissions. The method uses catalytic oxidative cracking, COC, of H2S to form H2 and S2. In ...
    • Synthesis of Gasoline from SynGas via Underground Coal Gasification 

      Krause, Chase; Thompson, Brayden; Peplinsk, Trison
      Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) has the capability of producing large volumes of synthesis gas via inaccessible coal deposits. Syngas is an intermediate in the process of creating synthetic natural gas (SNG), which is ...
    • Chemical Looping Combustion for Power Generation 

      Alhajri, Mohammad; Alotaibi, Faisal; Alotaibi, Abdulrahman; Almondi, Dalal
      Chemical looping combustion is a significant process in which it separates the combustion fuels into oxidation and reduction reactions. The required oxygen is provided to the fuel by a suitable metal oxide in this process ...
    • Commercializing Enzymatic Biodiesel Production 

      Shah, Benoy; Eleftherakis, Eleftherios; Alzanbaqi, Mohammad
      This is a process for the production of 20 million gallons per year of Biodiesel from sunflower oil using a lipase enzyme. This study is being performed to commercialize and scale-up Biodiesel production process.
    • Power Production from Biomass and Geothermal Resources 

      Brooks, Andrea; Jamunar, Stephen; Tu, Ryan
      One of the greatest environmental concerns in today’s society is the excessive release of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Another concern that is prevalent, is the depletion of fossil fuels. In this plant we address ...
    • Production of ethylene from ethanol 

      Baatiyyah, Hani; Al Hinai, Hamed; Alkhaldi, Fawaz
      The purpose of this project is to design a chemical plant for the production of pure Ethylene from a feed which contains 5% water and 95% liquid Ethanol by weight. The proposed plant will produce 130,000 kg/hr of ...
    • Design and optimize Ethylene Oxide Production plant 

      Alhajiri, Hamad; Alanezi, Mohammad; Alrashidi, Mohammad; Nour, Sadeqi
      The project is to design, and optimize Ethylene Oxide Production plant with partial oxidization of oxygen using silver based catalyst. And a CO2 recovery unit utilizing potassium carbonate. The annual capacity for the plant ...
    • Production of propylene from methanol 

      Almansoori, Khalid; Kurdi, Abdullah; Almakhmari, Nasser
      The goal of this project is to design and simulate a chemical plant that will produce polymer grade propylene. The following proposed production plant is to produce 500,000 tons of propylene annually using methanol as the ...
    • Ammonia Feedstock Production by Chemical Looping Reactors 

      Charbonneau, Nate; DeLellis, Daniel; Naqi, Ahmad
      A preliminary design for production of an ammonia feedstock plant using a chemical looping reactor system is presented. This novel fluidized bed configuration produces discrete streams of hydrogen, nitrogen, and carbon ...
    • Catalyzed production of monoethylene glycol 

      Borrero, Robert; Hudson, Richard; Mason, Corey; Yuan, Yuzhe
      This is a process for the catalytic production of 750,000 mt/a of Monoethylene Glycol (MEG). The process was developed in order to achieve a conversion efficiency of 99% towards MEG as opposed to 90% for ...
    • Preparing Acrylic Acid from Low Purity Propylene 

      Alhajri, Abdullah; Alsaeed, Ahmed; Thaher, Dhari
      This process produces acrylic acid from low purity propylene and propane 85%, 15% purity by mass respectively as a feedstock. This is more cost effective than high purity propylene that is used commonly. The process consumes ...
    • Production of syngas: generation of power and DME synthesis 

      Lo, Philip; Martinez, Samantha; Opipari, Jennifer; Wood, Caitlin
      Refuse derived fuel (RDF) from municipal solid waste was used as the feedstock into a plasma gasifier in a two-step production process. Syngas, produced by the gasifier, was used as an energy source in a steam turbine ...
    • Showrunner 

      Doran, Casey; Knight, Sam; O'Farrell, Logan; Tasher, Aral
      Taking inspiration from the blend of art and technology present in modern theatre, ShowRunner is a suite of software designed to enable automation of multimedia systems typically operated as part of a larger ensemble. It ...
    • Appointment Cancellation Re-Scheduling Application 

      Aldurayhim, Yasir; Zhao, Boxiong; Maris, Andrew; Alharbi, Mishal
      The main idea of this project is to create commercial android applications to solve the issue of late cancellations and rescheduling in private practices. These applications will ease the difficulties of both client and ...
    • Athlete recruiting 

      Wasserman, Oz; Altheiab, Abdullah
      Many athletes from all around the world have a desire to continue their athletic careers in a collegiate environment after high school. In order to do so, prospective student-athletes frequently need to go through a long, ...