Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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Luss

Dr. Dan Luss
Dr. Dan Luss

Cullen Professor of Engineering

Office Location: S224, Engineering Building 1
Phone: 713-743-4305   |   Fax: 713-743-4323
Email: dluss [at] uh [dot] edu
Luss's research

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Selected Publications
  • K. S. Martirosyan, D. Litvinov and D. Luss, “Novel synthesis method of micro- and nanostructures complex oxides,” in “Combustion of heterogeneous systems: Fundamentals and applications for materials synthesis,” A.S. Mukasyan and K. S. Martirosyan, eds., Transworld Research Network, 67-101, 2007
  • K. S. Martirosyan, M. Iliev and D. Luss, “Carbon combustion synthesis of nanostructures perovskites,” Int. J. SHS, 16, 36-45, 2007
  • K.S. Martirosyan, L. Chang, J. Rantschler, S. Khizroev, D. Luss, and D. Litvinov, “Carbon Combustion Synthesis and Magnetic Properties of Cobalt Ferrite Nanoparticles,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 43, 6, 3118-3120, 2007
  • P. Hamilton, Hao Song and D. Luss, “Dual-site supported metallocene catalyst design for bimodal polyolefin synthesis,” AIChE J., 53, 687, 2007
  • S. Sundarram, and D. Luss, “Transversal hot zones in a shallow packed bed reactor during oxidation of mixtures of C3H6 and CO,” I&EC Res, 46, 1485, 2007
  • S. Sundarram, G. Viswanathan and D. Luss, “Reactor diameter impact on hot zone dynamics in an adiabatic packed bed reactor,” AIChE J., 53, 1578, 2007
  • D. Luss, “Challenging reaction Engineering problems,” in Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 159, 1, 2006
  • G. Viswanathan and D. Luss, “Moving transversal hot zones in adiabatic, shallow packed bed reactors,” AIChE J., 52, 705, 2006
  • G. Viswanathan and D. Luss, “Model prediction of hot spot formation in shallow adiabatic packed bed reactors,” AIChE J., 52, 1533, 2006
  • G. Viswanathan and D. Luss, “Hot zones formation and dynamics in long adiabatic packed-bed reactors,” I&EC Res., 45, 7057, 2006
  • K. Gerdes and D. Luss, “Directional dependence of oxygen ionic transport in a tubular MIEC membrane,” Solid State Ionics, 177, 1157, 2006
  • K. Gerdes and D. Luss, “Oxygen transport model for layered MIEC composite membranes,” Solid State Ionics, 177, 2931, 2006
  • K. S. Martirosyan, D. Nawarathna, J. R. Claycomb, J. H. Miller, Jr and D. Luss, “Complex dielectric behavior during formation of BaTiO3 by combustion synthesis,” J. of Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 39, 3689, 2006
  • K. S. Martirosyan, M. Setoodeh, D. Luss, “Electric pulse formation during high temperature reaction between Ni and Al,” J. Appl. Phys., 99, 84901, 2006
  • A. Filimonov and D. Luss, “High-temperature oxidation of a metal particle: Nonisothermal model,” AIChE J., 51, 1521, 2005
  • D. Luss and M. Sheintuch, “Spatiotemporal Patterns in Catalytic Systems,” Cat. Today, 105, 254, 2005
  • G. Viswanathan, A. Bindal, J. Khinast and D. Luss, “Stationary transversal hot zones in adiabatic packed bed reactors,” AIChE J., 51, 3028, 2005
  • K. S. Martirosyan, D. Luss, “Carbon Combustion Synthesis of Complex Oxides: Process demonstration and Features,” AIChE J., 51, 2801, 2005
  • K. S. Martirosyan, M. Setoodeh, D. Luss, “Electric Field Generated by the Combustion of Titanium in Nitrogen,” J. Appl. Phys., 98, 54901, 2005
  • S. Sundarram, B. Marwaha, D. Luss, “Global-coupling induced temperature patterns on top of  packed-bed reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 60, 6803, 2005
  • B. Marwaha, S. Sundarram, and D. Luss, “Dynamics of Transversal Hot Zones in Shallow Packed-Bed Reactors,” J. Phys. Chem., 108, 2004
  • B. Marwaha, S. Sundarram, D. Luss, “Dynamics of hot spots on top of packed-bed reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 59, 5569, 2004
  • H. Song and D. Luss, “Bounds on Operating Conditions Leading to Melting during Olefin Polymerization,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 43, 270, 2004
  • H. Song and D. Luss, “Impact of Initiation and Deactivation on Melting during Gas-Phase Olefin Polymerization,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 43, 4789, 2004
  • I. A. Filimonov and D. Luss, “Formation of Electrical Potential During the Oxidation of a Metal Particle,” AIChE J., 50, 2287, 2004
  • K. S. Martirosyan, J. R. Claycomb, J. H. Miller, Jr and D. Luss, “Generation of the Transient Electrical and Spontaneous Magnetic Fields by Solid State Combustion,” J. Appl. Phys., 96, 4632, 2004
  • K.S. Martirosyan, I. A. Filimonov, and D. Luss, “Electric Field Generation by Gas-Solid ombustion,” AIChE J., 50, 241, 2004
  • B. Marwaha, and D. Luss, “Hot zones formation in packed bed reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 58, 733, 2003
  • K. S. Martirosyan, J. R. Claycomb, G. Gogoshin, R. A. Yarbrough J. H. Miller, Jr and D.Luss, “Spontaneous Magnetization Generated by Spin, Pulsating and Planar Combustion Synthesis,” J. Appl. Phys., 93, 9329, 2003
  • K.S. Martirosyan, I. A. Filimonov, and D. Luss, “Self Heating by Joule dissipation during gas-solid combustion reactions,” Int. J. Self-Prop. High-Temp. Synthesis, 12, 91, 2003
  • K.S. Martirosyan, I. A. Filimonov, M.D.Nersesyan, and D. Luss, “Electric Field Formationduring Combustion of Single Metal particles,” J. Electro. Chem. Soc., 150, J9, 2003
  • Yong Ok Jeong and D. Luss, “Pollutant destruction in a reverse-flow chromatographic reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 58, 1095, 2003
  • B. Marwaha and D. Luss, “Formation and Dynamics of a Hot Zone in a Radial-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 48, 617, 2002
  • D. Luss and B. Marwaha, “Hot-Zone Evolution and Dynamics in Heterogeneous Catalytic Systems,” Chaos, 12, 172, 2002
  • K.S. Martirosyan, I. A. Filimonov, and D. Luss, “New Measuring Techniques of Electric Field Generated by Combustion Synthesis,” Int. J. Self-Prop. High-Temp. Synthesis, 11, 325, 2002
  • M.D. Nersesyan, J.T. Ritchie, I.A. Filimonov, J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Electric Fields Produced by High-Temperature Metal Oxidation,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 149, J11, 2002
  • R. Garg, A. Garayhi and D. Luss, “Influence of Product Adsorption on the Operation of a Reverse-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 48, 324, 2002
  • V.I. Yukhvid, V.N. Sanin, M.D. Nersesyan and D. Luss, “Self-Propagating High temperature Synthesis of Oxide and Composite Materials under Centrifugal Forces,” Int. J. SHS, 11, 65, 2002
  • D. Luss, “Novel Reactor Configurations and Modes of Operation,” pp. 71-85 in “Reaction Kinetics and the Development of Catalytic Processes,” G.F. Froment and K.C. Waugh eds., Vol 133,in Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, Elsevier, NY, 2001
  • Garg, R. and D. Luss, “Dynamic Bifurcations and Features of a Cooled Countercurrent Flow Reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 56, 3719, 2001
  • J. T. Ritchie, J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Ceramic Membrane Reactor for Synthesis Gas Production,” AIChE J., 47, 2092, 2001
  • J.R. Claycomb, K.E. Bassler, J.H. Miller, Jr, M.D. Nersesyan and D. Luss, “Avalanche Behavior in the Dynamics of Chemical Bifurcations,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 87, 178303, 2001
  • M.D. Nersesyan, J.R. Claycomb, J.T. Ritchie, J.H. Miller Jr. and D. Luss, “Magnetic Fields Produced by Combustion of Metals in Oxygen,” Combust. Sci. Tech., 169, 89, 2001
  • M.D.Nersesyan, J.R. Claycomb, J.T. Ritchie, J.H. Miller, Jr., J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Electric and magnetic Fields generated by SHS,” J. Mater. Synth. and Proc., 9, 63, 2001
  • Marwaha, Annamalai, J. and D. Luss, “Hot Zone Formation During Carbon Monoxide Oxidation in a Radial Flow Reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 56, 89, 2001
  • R. Garg, and D. Luss, “Dynamic bifurcations and features of a Cooled Countercurrent Flow reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 56, 3719, 2001
  • Ritchie, J.T., J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Ceramic Membrane Reactor for Synthesis Gas Production,” AIChE J., 47, 2001
  • B. Q. Ming, J., M.D. Nersesyan, S. Lin, J.T. Richardson, D. Luss, A. A. Shiryaev,, “A new route to synthesize La 1-xSrxMnO3,” J Materials Sci., 35, 2000
  • C. J. Khinast and D. Luss, “Efficient Bifurcation Analysis of Periodically-Forced Distributed parameter Systems,” Computers and Chem. Eng., 24, 139, 2000
  • J.R. Claycomb, W. LeGrand, J.H. Miller, Jr M.D.Nersesyan, J.T. Ritchie,. and D. Luss, “Chemomagnetic Characterization of Chemical Reactions Using High TC-Squids,” Physica C, 341, 2641, 2000
  • R. Garg, D. Luss and J.G. Khinast, “Dynamic and Steady-State features of a Cooled Countercurrent Flow reactor,” AIChE J., 46, 2029, 2000
  • A. L. Wagner, A.J. Jacobson, J.T.Richardson, D. Luss, “Reaction Characteristics of La0..84Sr0.16 CrO3, Formation,” J Materials Sci., 34, 3055, 1999
  • D. Luss and J. Khinast, “Efficient Bifurcation Analysis of Forced Periodic Processes,” in “Scientific Computing in Chemical Engineering II,” pp. 12-25, eds. Keil, Mackens, Vos, Werther, Springer Berlin, 1999
  • J. Annamalai, M.A. Liauw and D. Luss, “Temperature patterns on a hollow cylindrical pellet,” Chaos, 9, 36, 1999
  • J. Khinast and D. Luss, “Efficient Computation of Singularities of Chemical reactor Models,” in “Scientific Computing in Chemical Engineering II,” pp. 255-262, eds. Keil, Mackens, Vos, Werther, Springer Berlin, 1999
  • J. Khinast, Y.O. Jeong and D. Luss, “Dependence of Cooled Reverse Flow reactor Dynamics on Reactor Model,” AIChE J., 45, 299, 1999
  • Khinast, J., D. Luss, T.M. Leib, and M.P. Harold, “Impact of an Undesired Reaction on a Boiling–Slurry Reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 54, 2295, 1999
  • M. Shirayaev, M.D. Nersesyan, Q. Ming, D. Luss, “Thermodynamic Feasibility of SHS of SOFC Materials,” J. Mater. Synth. &. Proc., 7, 83, 1999
  • M.D. Nersesyan, J.R. Claycomb, Q. Ming, J.H. Miller, Jr., J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Chemomagnetic fields produced by solid combustion reactions,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 75, 1170, 1999
  • Q. Ming, M.D. Nersesyan, A. Wagner, J. Ritchie, J.T. Richardson, D. Luss, A.J. Jacobson and Y. L. Yang, “Combustion Synthesis and characterization of Sr and Ga doped LaFeO3,” Solid State Ionics, 122,113, 1999
  • S.C. Lin, R. Wilkins, M. Nersesyan and D. Luss, “Combustion Synthesis of Cd-In-Ga-O Powder for Novel Thin film Growth substrate,” Ceramic Trans, 94, 23, 1999
  • J. Khinast, A. Gurumoorthy and D. Luss, “Complex Dynamic Features of a Cooled Reverse-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 44, 1128, 1998
  • J. Khinast, D. Luss, M. P. Harold, J. J. Ostermaier and R. McGill, “Continuously Stirred Decanting Reactor - Operability and Stability Considerations,” AIChE J., 44, 372, 1998
  • J. Khinast, D. Luss, T. M. Leib and M. P. Harold, “Boiling-Slurry Reactor - Feasible Operation and Stability,” AIChE J., 44, 1868, 1998
  • Q. Ming, J. Hung, Y.L. Yang, M.D. Nersesyan, A.J. Jacobson, J.T. Richardson, D. Luss, “Combustion Synthesis of La0.2Sr0.8Cr0.2Fe0.803-x,” Combust. Sci. and Tech., 138, 279, 1998
  • Q. Ming, J., M.D. Nersesyan, S. Lin, J.T. Richardson, D. Luss, “Chemical Rate processes Involved in SHS of La0.9Sr0.1CrO3,” Int. J. Of SHS, 7, 1998
  • S.C. Lin, R. Wilkins and D. Luss, “Self Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Cd-In-Ga-O Powder for GaN Thin Film Substrate,” Ceramic Trans, 86, 73, 1998
  • D. Luss, “Temperature Fronts and Patterns In Catalytic-Systems,” Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 36, 2931, 1997
  • J. Annamalia, C. Ballandis, M. Somani, M. A. Liauw and D. Luss, “Effects of Reactant Composition and Nonuniformities on Temperature Fronts,” J. Chem. Phys., 107, 1896, 1997
  • J. Khinast and D. Luss, “Mapping Regions with Different Bifurcation Diagrams of a Reverse-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 43, 2034, 1997
  • M. A. Liauw, M. Somani, J. Annamalai and D. Luss, “Oscillating Temperature Pulses During CO Oxidation on a Pd/Al2O3 Ring,” AIChE J., 43, 1519, 1997
  • M. Somani, M. A. Liauw and D. Luss, “Evolution and Impact of Temperature Patterns During Hydrogen Oxidation on a Ni Ring,” Chem. Engg. Sci., 52, 2331, 1997
  • M. Somani, S. Viswanath, J. Khinast and D. Luss, “Maximum Temperature In a Reverse - Flow Reactor with 2 Independent Reactions,” Chem. Engg. Sci., 52, 2483, 1997
  • Q. Ming, M. Nersesyan, K. Ross, J. T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Reaction Steps and Microstruture Formation During SHS of La0.8Sr0.2CrO3,” Comb. Sci. & Tech., 128, 279, 1997
  • T. Kohav, K. M. Forster, J. T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Effect of CO2 Concentration on YBa2 Cu3O6+X Formation,” AIChE J., 43, 1091, 1997
  • D. Luss, “Chemical Reaction Engineering: Accomplishments and Challenges,” Proceeding APPCChE, 96, p.38, 1996
  • F. C. Moates, M. Somani, J. Annamalai, J. T. Richardson, D. Luss and R. C. Willson, “Infrared Thermographic Screening of Combinatorial Libraries of Heterogeneous Catalysts,” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 35, 4801, 1996
  • M. Somani, M.A. Liauw and D. Luss, “Hot Spot Formation on a Catalyst,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 51, 4259, 1996
  • M.A. Liauw, J. Ning and D. Luss, “Pattern Formation on a Nonuniformly Active Ring,” J. Chem. Phys., 104, 5657, 1996
  • M.P. Harold, J.J. Ostermayer, D.W. Drew, J.J. Lerou and D. Luss, “The Continuously Stirred Decanting Reactor: Steady State and Dynamic Features,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 51, 1777, 1996
  • S.C. Lin, J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Continuous Synthesis of YBa2 Cu3O6+X by Thermal Explosion in a rotary Kiln,” Physica C, 260, 321, 1996
  • T. Kohav, K.M. Forster, J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Effect of Ambient and Evolved CO2 on An Equilibrium Reaction in YBa2 Cu3O6+X Synthesis,” MRS Bull., 31, 1111, 1996
  • Kohav, T., J.T. Richardson and D. Luss, “Axial Dispersion of Solids in a Continuous Rotary Kiln,” AIChE J., 41, 2465, 1995
  • Middya, U. and D. Luss, “Impact of Global Interaction on Pattern Formation on a Disk,” J. Chem. Phys., 102, 5029, 1995
  • Forster, K.M., Formica, J.P., Richardson, J.T. and D. Luss, “Solid-State Reaction Kinetics Determination via in situ Time-Resolved X-ray Diffraction,” J. Solid-State Chem., 108, 152, 1994
  • Lin, S.-C., Richardson, J.T. and D. Luss, “YBa2Cu3O6+x Synthesis Using Vertical Selp-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis” Physica C, 233, 281, 1994
  • Middya, U. and D. Luss, “Impact of Global Interactions on Patterns in a Simple System,” J. Chem. Phys., 100, 6386, 1994
  • Middya, U., Luss, D. and M. Sheintuch, “Spatiotemporal Motions Due to Global Interactions,” J. Chem. Phys., 100, 3568, 1994
  • Middya, U., Luss, D. and M. Sheintuch, “Impact of Global Interaction and Symmetry on Pattern Selection and Bifurcation,” J. Chem. Phys., 101, 4688, 1994
  • Milonopoulou, V., Forster, K.M., Formica, J.P., Kulik, J., Richardson, J.T. and D. Luss, “Influence of Oxygen Partial Pressure on the Kinetics of YBa2Cu3O7-x Formation,” J. Mater. Res., 9, 275, 1994
  • Shelukar, S.D., Sundar, H.G.K., Semiat, R., Richardson, J.T. and D. Luss, “Continuous Rotary-Kiln Calcination of YBaCuO Precursor Powders,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 33, 421, 1994
  • Sims, W.B., Gaskey, S.W. and D. Luss, “Effect of Flow Regime and Liquid Velocity on Conversion in a Trickle-Bed Reactor,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 33, 2530, 1994
  • D. Luss, “Wrong-way Behavior of Packed-Bed Reactors,” Israel Chem. Eng., 22, 54, 1993
  • Graham, M.D., Lane, S.L. and D. Luss, “Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Analysis of Spatiotemporal Temperature Patterns,” J. Phys. Chem., 97, 889, 1993
  • Graham, M.D., Lane, S.L. and D. Luss, “Temperature-Pulse Dynamics on a Catalytic Ring,” J. Phys. Chem., 97, 7564, 1993
  • Graham, M.D., Middya, U. and D. Luss, “Pulses and Global Bifurcations in a Nonlocal Reaction-Diffusion System,” Phys. Rev. E, 48, 2917, 1993
  • Ilin, A. and D. Luss, “Wrong-Way Behavior of Packed-Bed Reactors: Influence of an Undesired Consecutive Reaction,” I&EC Res., 32, 247, 1993
  • Lane, S.L. and D. Luss, “Rotating-Temperature Pulse during Hydrogen Oxidation on a Nickel Ring,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 70, 830, 1993
  • Lane, S.L., Graham, M.D. and D. Luss, “Spatiotemporal Temperature Patterns during Hydrogen Oxidation on a Nickel Disk,” AIChE J., 39, 1497, 1993
  • Lin, S.-C., Li, D.X., Semiat, R., Richardson, J.T. and D. Luss, “SHS of YBa2Cu3O6+x Using Large Copper Particles,” Physica C, 218, 130, 1993
  • Middya, U., Graham, M.D. Luss, D. and M. Sheintuch, “Pattern-Selection in Controlled Reaction-Diffusion Systems,” J. Chem. Phys., 98, 2823, 1993
  • Middya, U., Graham, M.D. Sheintuch, M. and D. Luss, “Patterns of Temperature Pulses on Electrically Heated Catalytic Ribbons,” Physica D, 63, 393, 1993
  • Philippou, G., and D. Luss, “Temperature Patterns on a Catalytic Ribbon Heated by a Constant Voltage,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 48, 2313, 1993
  • Philippou, G., Somani, M. and D. Luss, “Traveling Temperature Fronts on Catalytic Ribbons,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 48, 2325, 1993
  • Sims,W.B., Schulz, F.G. and D. Luss, “Solid-Liquid Mass Transfer to Hollow Pellets in a Trickle Bed,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 32, 1895, 1993