Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Top 20 Doctoral Program—National Research Council

Location

Dept. of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
University of Houston
S222 Engineering Bldg 1,
Houston, TX 77204-4004
Phone: 713-743-4300
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Faculty

Dr. Dan Luss

Cullen Professor of Engineering

Office Location: S224, Engineering Building 1

Tel: (713) 743-4305 | Fax: (713) 743-4323

Email: dluss [at] uh [dot] edu

Education

  • Bachelor's Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel
  • Bachelor's Chemical Engineering, Technion, Israel
  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota

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Courses

  • CHEE 3369: Chemical Engineering Transport Processes
  • CHEE 4367: Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • CHEE 6337: Advanced Chemical Reaction Engineering

Research Interests

Dr. Luss's group is currently conducting research on several topics. The main emphasis is on problem related to the reduction of environmental emissions from diesel engines. These include enhancement of the efficiency and safety of the regeneration diesel particulate filters, development of novel catalyst architectures which improve the destruction of NOx and organic compounds emitted by diesel engines. We also conduct studies of novel synthesis of solid oxides and the dynamic features of the combustion of solid nano-particles. Specific research projects include: 

Combustion of soot in diesel particulate filters

Particulate solid particles (soot) emitted by diesel engines are a serious health hazard as they can cause cancer. The best technology for its removal is by use of special ceramic and periodic combustion of the accumulated particulate matter. Experience has indicated the transient change in the load of the engine  leads sometimes to excessive unexpected temperature excursions that can melt and /or crack the expensive catalyst. We are conducting both experimental and simulation studies that aim to determine the operating conditions and driving modes that can lead to these excessive temperature rise in order to enable development of control protocols that will circumvent these undesirable dynamic behavior.

Development of temperature waves during soot combustion in a Diesel Particulate Fiter (DPF)

Development of temperature waves during soot combustion in a Diesel Particulate Fiter (DPF)

Flow pattern in a DPF

Flow pattern in a DPF

Development of novel catalyst Architecture

A  major research activity in the department is the reduction of NOx emissions in the oxidizing exhaust emissions of diesel engines. This reduction may be conducted by use of selective Catalytic reduction catalyst (SCR) which required feed of ammonia precursor or by use of Lean NOx Trap (LNT) which contains expensive precious metals. Another option is the use a reactor with  LNT catalyst  followed by one with    SCR  to avoid the need to inject ammonia precursors. We are conducting both experimental and simulation studies of novel catalyst architecture with goal to enable a reduction of the expensive precious metal without affecting the effectiveness of the NOx destruction.

Novel temperature measurements of temperature in honeycomb reactors.

The presence of excessive high local temperatures (hot spots) can severely damage chemical reactors and  monolith reactors used to destruct environmental pollutants. There is a technological to detect the amplitude and motion of small hot zones the location of which is not known and which may meander with time. We have recently developed a novel technique for measuring the spatio-temporal temperature, which measures a continuously the temporal temperature profile along a special optical fiber. The technique is currently used to measure the temperature profiles in a monolith reactor and a packed bed reactor in which several reactions are conducted. This novel technique is expected to lead to major advances in the measurements and control of temperature in chemical reactors and provide essential information that could not have been obtained until now.

Nano-particles synthesis and pressure release during their combustion

We have developed a novel method for the synthesis of solid oxides by having a high temperature front propagate through a mixture of carbon and some minerals. The method (which has a 2mm spatial resolution and temperature resolution of 0.5 C) enables a more economic synthesis than do other methods. Moreover, it can be used directly to produce nano-particles. We conduct studies on the impact of the operating conditions and reactants mixture composition on the product properties and the  magnitude of the amplitude and duration of the pressure pulse generated by the released gaseous products and its dependence on the nano particles size. 

Awards and Honors

  • 1969: Honor Scroll award of IEC Division of ACS
  • 1972: Allan P. Colburn Award of the AIChE
  • 1977: Curtis W. McGraw Research Award of the ASEE
  • 1979: Professional Progress Award of the AIChE
  • 1984: Elected to National Academy of Engineering
  • 1985: ASEE Chemical Engineering Division Lectureship Award
  • 1986: Wilhelm Award of the AIChE
  • 1990: Fellow of the AIChE
  • 1996: Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany
  • 2004: Sartorius India‚Äôs Chemcon Distinguished Speaker Award
  • 2005: Founders Award of the AIChE
  • 2010: Amundson Award, ISCRE
  • Board of Consulting Editors, McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 2005-present.
  • Editor, Reviews in Chemical Engineering, 1982-present
  • Editor, Plenum, Chemical Engineering Series, 1983-2009
  • Editorial Board. Industrial Engineering Chemical Research, 2005-2008
  • Associate Editor, Catalysis Reviews, Science and Engineering, November 1973-2008
  • Editorial Board, Chemical Engineering Fundamentals, 1982-1983
  • Editorial Board, AIChE Journal, November 1973-1980

Selected Publications

  1. G. Kolios, Dan Luss, R.Garg, G. Viswanathan,

    “Efficient computations of periodic state of cyclic fixed bed processes”, Chem. Eng. Sci., 101, 90-98

    , 2013
  2. Mengting Yu, Dan Luss, V. Balakotaiah,

    “Regeneration modes and peak temperatures in a diesel particulate filter”, Chem. Eng. J, 232, 541-554

    , 2013
  3. A.S.Kota, D.Luss, V.Balakotaiah,

    “Modeling Studies on Low Temperature Aerobic NOx Reduction by a Sequence of LNT-SCR Bricks”’ AIChE J, 3421-3431

    , 2013
  4. Hoang Nguyen, Michael P. Harold, Dan Luss,

    "Optical frequency domain reflectometry measurements of spatio-temporal temperature inside catalytic reactors: Applied to study wrong-way behavior", Chem. Eng. J., 234, 312-317

    , 2013
  5. M. Yu, D. Luss and V. Balakotaiah,

    “Regeneration modes and peak temperatures in a diesel particulate filter", Chem. Eng. J, 232, 541-554

    , 2013
  6. M. Yu, D. Luss, V. Balakotaiah,

    “Analysis of Ignition in a Diesel Particulate Filter”, Cat Today, 216, 158-168

    , 2013
  7. Y. Liu, Y. Zheng, M.P. Harold and D. Luss,

    “Lean NOx reduction with H2 and CO in Dual Layer LNT-SCR Monolithic Catalysts: Impact of Ceria Loading", Topics Catal., 56, 104-108

    , 2013
  8. Y. Liu, Y. Zheng, M.P. Harold and D. Luss,

    “Lean NOx reduction on LNT-SCR dual-layer catalysts by H2 and CO”,  Appl. Cat. B. 132-133, 293-303

    , 2013
  9. Yu, M.T., Luss, D. & Balakotaiah, V.,

    "Analysis of flow distribution and heat transfer in a diesel particulate filter", Chemical Engineering Journal 226, 68-78

    , 2013
  10. Kota, A.S., Luss, D. & Balakotaiah, V.,

    "Modeling Studies on Lean NOx Reduction by a Sequence of LNT-SCR Bricks", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51, 6686-6696

    , 2012
  11. Liu, Y., Harold, M.P. & Luss, D,

    "Coupled NOx storage and reduction and selective catalytic reduction using dual-layer monolithic catalysts", Applied Catalysis B-Environmental 121, 239-251

    , 2012
  12. Yu, M.T. & Luss, D,

    "Inlet Cone Effect on Particulate Matter Deposition and Regeneration Temperature in a Diesel Particulate Filter", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51, 3791-3800

    , 2012
  13. Yu, M.T. & Luss, D.,

    "Inlet Cone Effect on Diesel Particulate Filter Regeneration upon a Rapid Shift to Idle", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 51, 11355-11366

    , 2012
  14. Chen, K.; Luss, D.,,

    Temperature Excursions in Diesel Particulate Filters: Response to Shift to Idle. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2011, 50 (2), 832-842.

    , 2011
  15. Chen, K.; Martirosyan, K. S.; Luss, D.,,

    Counter-Intuitive Temperature Excursions During Regeneration of a Diesel Particulate Filter. Aiche Journal 2011, 57 (8), 2229-2236.

    , 2011
  16. Chen, K.; Martirosyan, K. S.; Luss, D.,,

    Temperature gradients within a soot layer during DPF regeneration. Chemical Engineering Science 2011, 66 (13), 2968-2973.

    , 2011
  17. Chen, K.; Martirosyan, K. S.; Luss, D.,,

    Hot Zones Formation During Regeneration of Diesel Particulate Filters. Aiche Journal 2011, 57 (2), 497-506.

    , 2011
  18. Chen, K.; Martirosyan, K. S.; Luss, D.,,

    Transient temperature rise during regeneration of diesel particulate filters. Chemical Engineering Journal 2011, 176-77, 144-150.

    , 2011
  19. K. Chen and D. Luss,

    “Temperature excursions in diesel particulate filters: Response to shift to idle,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 50, 832-842

    , 2011
  20. Liu, Y.; Harold, M. P.; Luss, D.,,

    Spatio-temporal features of periodic oxidation of H(2) and CO on Pt/CeO(2)/Al(2)O(3). Applied Catalysis a-General 2011, 397 (1-2), 35-45.

    , 2011
  21. Wang, L.; Luss, D.; Martirosyan, K. S.,,

    The behavior of nanothermite reaction based on Bi(2)O(3)/Al. Journal of Applied Physics 2011, 110 (7).

    , 2011
  22. A. Varma and D. Luss,

    “Neal Amundson - ChE Educator, Researcher and Leader Par Excellence,” CEP, 107, 4, 51-55

    , 2011
  23. K. Chen and D. Luss,

    “Temperature rise during stationary and dynamic regeneration of a diesel particulate filter,” Rev. Chem. Eng., 27,133-147

    , 2011
  24. K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Hot zones formation during regeneration of Diesel Particulate Filters,” AIChEJ, 57, 497-506

    , 2011
  25. K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Temperature gradients within a soot layer during DPF regeneration,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 66, 2968-2973

    , 2011
  26. K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Counter-intuitive temperature excursions during regeneration of a Diesel Particulate Filter,” accepted for publication, AIChEJ., 57, 2231-2236

    , 2011
  27. K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Transient temperature rise during regeneration of diesel particulate filters,” Chem. Eng. J., to be published

    , 2011
  28. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, and D. Luss,

    “Tuning the gas pressure discharge of nano-energetic materials by boron and carbon nano-tubes additives,” NSTI-Nanotech, 1, 323-326

    , 2011
  29. L Wang, K.S. Martirosyan, and D. Luss,

    “The behavior of nanothermite reaction based on Bi2O3/Al,” J. Appl. Phys., 110, 74311 1-7

    , 2011
  30. Y. Liu, M.P. Harold and D. Luss,

    “Spatio-temporal features of periodic oxidation of H2 and CO on Pt/.CeO2/Al2O3,” Appl. Cat., 397, 35-45

    , 2011
  31. K. S. Martirosyan, Luss, D.,

    “Temperature Excursions during Soot Combustion in a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF)2231,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 49 (21), 10358-10363

    , 2010
  32. K.S. Martirosyan, K. Chen and D. Luss,

    “Behavior Features of Soot Combustion in Diesel Particulate Filter,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 65, 42-46

    , 2010
  33. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, and D. Luss,

    “Development of nano-energetic materials based on Al/I2O5 system,” Nanotechnology, 2, 137-140

    , 2010
  34. K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Soot combustion dynamics in a planar diesel particulate filter,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 3323-3330

    , 2009
  35. K. Chen, K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Wrong-way behavior of soot combustion in a planar diesel particulate filter,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 8451-8456

    , 2009
  36. K.S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Fabrication of metal oxides Nanoparticles by highly exothermic reactions,” Chem. Eng. Techn., 32, 9, 1376-1383

    , 2009
  37. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, A. and D. Luss,

    “Novel nanoenergetic system based on iodine pentoxide,” Chem. Phys. Lett., 483, 107-110

    , 2009
  38. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, A. Vicent, and D. Luss,

    “Fabrication of Metal Oxides Nanoparticles by Highly Exothermic Reactions,” Chem. Eng. & Tech., 32, No. 9, 1

    , 2009
  39. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, A. Vicent, and D. Luss,

    “Fabrication of Bismuth Trioxide Nanoparticles for gas Generators Applications,” NSTI-Nanotechnology, 20, 82-85

    , 2009
  40. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, A. Vicent, and D. Luss,

    “Nanoenergetic Gas-Generator: Design and Performance,” Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, to be published

    , 2009
  41. K.S. Martirosyan, L Wang, A. Vicent, and D. Luss,

    “Fabrication of Bismuth Trioxide Nanoparticles for gas Generators Applications,” NSTI-NANO Tech., 1, 82-85

    , 2009
  42. G. Viswanathan, M. Sheintuch, and D. Luss,

    “Transversal Hot Zones Formation in Catalytic Packed-Bed Reactors,” I&EC Res, 47, 2509-2523

    , 2008
  43. K.S. Martirosyan, E. Galstyan, Y.Y. Xue, and D. Luss,

    “The fabrication of YBCO Superconductor Polycrystalline Powder by CCSO,” Superconductor Science and Technology, 21, 065008

    , 2008
  44. P. Hamilton, D. Hill and D. Luss,

    “Optical and Infrared Study of Individual Reacting Metallocene Catalyst Particles,” AIChE J., 54, 1054-1063

    , 2008
  45. P. Hamilton, and D. Luss,

    “Catalyst particle design for optimum polyolefin productivity,” IEC Res., 47, 2905-2911

    , 2008
  46. B. Pinkerton and D. Luss,

    “Hot zone formation during hydrogenation of ethylene and acetylene mixtures in a shallow packed bed reactor,” I&EC Res, 46, 1898

    , 2007
  47. K. Gerdes and D. Luss,

    “Oxygen flux increases through MIEC membranes by enhanced surface exchange,” AIChE J., 53, 1389

    , 2007
  48. K. S. Martirosyan and D. Luss,

    “Carbon combustion synthesis of ferrites: Synthesis and characterization,” IEC Res., 46, 1492

    , 2007
  49. 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
  50. K. S. Martirosyan, M. Iliev and D. Luss,

    “Carbon combustion synthesis of nanostructures perovskites,” Int. J. SHS, 16, 36-45

    , 2007
  51. 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
  52. P. Hamilton, Hao Song and D. Luss,

    “Dual-site supported metallocene catalyst design for bimodal polyolefin synthesis,” AIChE J., 53, 687

    , 2007
  53. 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
  54. 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
  55. D. Luss,

    “Challenging reaction Engineering problems,” in Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis, 159, 1

    , 2006
  56. G. Viswanathan and D. Luss,

    “Moving transversal hot zones in adiabatic, shallow packed bed reactors,” AIChE J., 52, 705

    , 2006
  57. G. Viswanathan and D. Luss,

    “Model prediction of hot spot formation in shallow adiabatic packed bed reactors,” AIChE J., 52, 1533

    , 2006
  58. G. Viswanathan and D. Luss,

    “Hot zones formation and dynamics in long adiabatic packed-bed reactors,” I&EC Res., 45, 7057

    , 2006
  59. K. Gerdes and D. Luss,

    “Directional dependence of oxygen ionic transport in a tubular MIEC membrane,” Solid State Ionics, 177, 1157

    , 2006
  60. K. Gerdes and D. Luss,

    “Oxygen transport model for layered MIEC composite membranes,” Solid State Ionics, 177, 2931

    , 2006
  61. 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
  62. K. S. Martirosyan, M. Setoodeh, D. Luss,

    “Electric pulse formation during high temperature reaction between Ni and Al,” J. Appl. Phys., 99, 84901

    , 2006
  63. A. Filimonov and D. Luss,

    “High-temperature oxidation of a metal particle: Nonisothermal model,” AIChE J., 51, 1521

    , 2005
  64. D. Luss and M. Sheintuch,

    “Spatiotemporal Patterns in Catalytic Systems,” Cat. Today, 105, 254

    , 2005
  65. G. Viswanathan, A. Bindal, J. Khinast and D. Luss,

    “Stationary transversal hot zones in adiabatic packed bed reactors,” AIChE J., 51, 3028

    , 2005
  66. K. S. Martirosyan, D. Luss,

    “Carbon Combustion Synthesis of Complex Oxides: Process demonstration and Features,” AIChE J., 51, 2801

    , 2005
  67. K. S. Martirosyan, M. Setoodeh, D. Luss,

    “Electric Field Generated by the Combustion of Titanium in Nitrogen,” J. Appl. Phys., 98, 54901

    , 2005
  68. S. Sundarram, B. Marwaha, D. Luss,

    “Global-coupling induced temperature patterns on top of  packed-bed reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 60, 6803

    , 2005
  69. B. Marwaha, S. Sundarram, and D. Luss,

    “Dynamics of Transversal Hot Zones in Shallow Packed-Bed Reactors,” J. Phys. Chem., 108

    , 2004
  70. B. Marwaha, S. Sundarram, D. Luss,

    “Dynamics of hot spots on top of packed-bed reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 59, 5569

    , 2004
  71. H. Song and D. Luss,

    “Bounds on Operating Conditions Leading to Melting during Olefin Polymerization,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 43, 270

    , 2004
  72. H. Song and D. Luss,

    “Impact of Initiation and Deactivation on Melting during Gas-Phase Olefin Polymerization,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 43, 4789

    , 2004
  73. I. A. Filimonov and D. Luss,

    “Formation of Electrical Potential During the Oxidation of a Metal Particle,” AIChE J., 50, 2287

    , 2004
  74. 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
  75. K.S. Martirosyan, I. A. Filimonov, and D. Luss,

    “Electric Field Generation by Gas-Solid ombustion,” AIChE J., 50, 241

    , 2004
  76. B. Marwaha, and D. Luss,

    “Hot zones formation in packed bed reactors,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 58, 733

    , 2003
  77. 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
  78. 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
  79. 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
  80. Yong Ok Jeong and D. Luss,

    “Pollutant destruction in a reverse-flow chromatographic reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 58, 1095

    , 2003
  81. B. Marwaha and D. Luss,

    “Formation and Dynamics of a Hot Zone in a Radial-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 48, 617

    , 2002
  82. D. Luss and B. Marwaha,

    “Hot-Zone Evolution and Dynamics in Heterogeneous Catalytic Systems,” Chaos, 12, 172

    , 2002
  83. 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
  84. 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
  85. R. Garg, A. Garayhi and D. Luss,

    “Influence of Product Adsorption on the Operation of a Reverse-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 48, 324

    , 2002
  86. 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
  87. 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
  88. Garg, R. and D. Luss,

    “Dynamic Bifurcations and Features of a Cooled Countercurrent Flow Reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 56, 3719

    , 2001
  89. J. T. Ritchie, J.T. Richardson and D. Luss,

    “Ceramic Membrane Reactor for Synthesis Gas Production,” AIChE J., 47, 2092

    , 2001
  90. 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
  91. 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
  92. 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
  93. Marwaha, Annamalai, J. and D. Luss,

    “Hot Zone Formation During Carbon Monoxide Oxidation in a Radial Flow Reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 56, 89

    , 2001
  94. R. Garg, and D. Luss,

    “Dynamic bifurcations and features of a Cooled Countercurrent Flow reactor,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 56, 3719

    , 2001
  95. Ritchie, J.T., J.T. Richardson and D. Luss,

    “Ceramic Membrane Reactor for Synthesis Gas Production,” AIChE J., 47

    , 2001
  96. 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
  97. C. J. Khinast and D. Luss,

    “Efficient Bifurcation Analysis of Periodically-Forced Distributed parameter Systems,” Computers and Chem. Eng., 24, 139

    , 2000
  98. 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
  99. R. Garg, D. Luss and J.G. Khinast,

    “Dynamic and Steady-State features of a Cooled Countercurrent Flow reactor,” AIChE J., 46, 2029

    , 2000
  100. 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
  101. 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
  102. J. Annamalai, M.A. Liauw and D. Luss,

    “Temperature patterns on a hollow cylindrical pellet,” Chaos, 9, 36

    , 1999
  103. 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
  104. J. Khinast, Y.O. Jeong and D. Luss,

    “Dependence of Cooled Reverse Flow reactor Dynamics on Reactor Model,” AIChE J., 45, 299

    , 1999
  105. 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
  106. M. Shirayaev, M.D. Nersesyan, Q. Ming, D. Luss,

    “Thermodynamic Feasibility of SHS of SOFC Materials,” J. Mater. Synth. &. Proc., 7, 83

    , 1999
  107. 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
  108. 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
  109. 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
  110. J. Khinast, A. Gurumoorthy and D. Luss,

    “Complex Dynamic Features of a Cooled Reverse-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 44, 1128

    , 1998
  111. 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
  112. J. Khinast, D. Luss, T. M. Leib and M. P. Harold,

    “Boiling-Slurry Reactor - Feasible Operation and Stability,” AIChE J., 44, 1868

    , 1998
  113. 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
  114. 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
  115. 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
  116. D. Luss,

    “Temperature Fronts and Patterns In Catalytic-Systems,” Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 36, 2931

    , 1997
  117. 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
  118. J. Khinast and D. Luss,

    “Mapping Regions with Different Bifurcation Diagrams of a Reverse-Flow Reactor,” AIChE J., 43, 2034

    , 1997
  119. 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
  120. 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
  121. 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
  122. 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
  123. 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
  124. D. Luss,

    “Chemical Reaction Engineering: Accomplishments and Challenges,” Proceeding APPCChE, 96, p.38

    , 1996
  125. 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
  126. M. Somani, M.A. Liauw and D. Luss,

    “Hot Spot Formation on a Catalyst,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 51, 4259

    , 1996
  127. M.A. Liauw, J. Ning and D. Luss,

    “Pattern Formation on a Nonuniformly Active Ring,” J. Chem. Phys., 104, 5657

    , 1996
  128. 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
  129. 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
  130. 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
  131. Kohav, T., J.T. Richardson and D. Luss,

    “Axial Dispersion of Solids in a Continuous Rotary Kiln,” AIChE J., 41, 2465

    , 1995
  132. Middya, U. and D. Luss,

    “Impact of Global Interaction on Pattern Formation on a Disk,” J. Chem. Phys., 102, 5029

    , 1995
  133. 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
  134. Lin, S.-C., Richardson, J.T. and D. Luss,

    “YBa2Cu3O6+x Synthesis Using Vertical Selp-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis” Physica C, 233, 281

    , 1994
  135. Middya, U. and D. Luss,

    “Impact of Global Interactions on Patterns in a Simple System,” J. Chem. Phys., 100, 6386

    , 1994
  136. Middya, U., Luss, D. and M. Sheintuch,

    “Spatiotemporal Motions Due to Global Interactions,” J. Chem. Phys., 100, 3568

    , 1994
  137. Middya, U., Luss, D. and M. Sheintuch,

    “Impact of Global Interaction and Symmetry on Pattern Selection and Bifurcation,” J. Chem. Phys., 101, 4688

    , 1994
  138. 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
  139. 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
  140. 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
  141. D. Luss,

    “Wrong-way Behavior of Packed-Bed Reactors,” Israel Chem. Eng., 22, 54

    , 1993
  142. Graham, M.D., Lane, S.L. and D. Luss,

    “Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Analysis of Spatiotemporal Temperature Patterns,” J. Phys. Chem., 97, 889

    , 1993
  143. Graham, M.D., Lane, S.L. and D. Luss,

    “Temperature-Pulse Dynamics on a Catalytic Ring,” J. Phys. Chem., 97, 7564

    , 1993
  144. Graham, M.D., Middya, U. and D. Luss,

    “Pulses and Global Bifurcations in a Nonlocal Reaction-Diffusion System,” Phys. Rev. E, 48, 2917

    , 1993
  145. Ilin, A. and D. Luss,

    “Wrong-Way Behavior of Packed-Bed Reactors: Influence of an Undesired Consecutive Reaction,” I&EC Res., 32, 247

    , 1993
  146. Lane, S.L. and D. Luss,

    “Rotating-Temperature Pulse during Hydrogen Oxidation on a Nickel Ring,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 70, 830

    , 1993
  147. Lane, S.L., Graham, M.D. and D. Luss,

    “Spatiotemporal Temperature Patterns during Hydrogen Oxidation on a Nickel Disk,” AIChE J., 39, 1497

    , 1993
  148. 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
  149. Middya, U., Graham, M.D. Luss, D. and M. Sheintuch,

    “Pattern-Selection in Controlled Reaction-Diffusion Systems,” J. Chem. Phys., 98, 2823

    , 1993
  150. Middya, U., Graham, M.D. Sheintuch, M. and D. Luss,

    “Patterns of Temperature Pulses on Electrically Heated Catalytic Ribbons,” Physica D, 63, 393

    , 1993
  151. Philippou, G., and D. Luss,

    “Temperature Patterns on a Catalytic Ribbon Heated by a Constant Voltage,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 48, 2313

    , 1993
  152. Philippou, G., Somani, M. and D. Luss,

    “Traveling Temperature Fronts on Catalytic Ribbons,” Chem. Eng. Sci., 48, 2325

    , 1993
  153. 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