Professor Alastair Martin


PhD Supervision Interests

The following project opportunities are currently un-funded Design of photo-bio reactors for platform chemicals production Acidogenic digestion of organic waste for chemicals production Modelling of sedimentation for the characterisation of suspensions A new quantitative framework for the characterisation of wastewater

Thermoplastic starch wastes are converted and stored into acetone through butanol in a depressurised digester
Oh, S.T., Martin, A., Kang, S. 15/02/2018 In: Chemical Engineering Journal. 334, p. 1550-1562. 13 p.
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Adsorption of Cd(II) and Pb(II) ions from aqueous solutions using mesoporous activated carbon adsorbent: Equilibrium, kinetics and characterisation studies
Asuquo, E.D., Martin, A.D., Nzerem, P., Siperstein, F., Fan, X. 02/2017 In: Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 5, 1, p. 679-698. 20 p.
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Sorption of cadmium (II) ion from aqueous solution onto sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L.) peel adsorbent: characterisation, kinetic and isotherm studies
Asuquo, E.D., Martin, A.D. 12/2016 In: Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 4, 4 Part A, p. 4207-4228. 22 p.
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Electrochemical regeneration of a graphite adsorbent loaded with Acid Violet 17 in a spouted bed reactor
Liu, D., Roberts, E.P.L., Martin, A.D., Holmes, S.M., Brown, N.W., Campen, A.K., de las Heras, N. 15/11/2016 In: Chemical Engineering Journal. 304, p. 1-9. 9 p.
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Designing thickeners by matching hindered settling and gelled suspension zones in the presence of aggregate densification
Zhang, Y., Grassia, P., Martin, A., Usher, S.P., Scales, P.J. 29/09/2015 In: Chemical Engineering Science. 134, p. 297-307. 11 p.
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Mathematical modelling of batch sedimentation subject to slow aggregate densification
Zhang, Y., Grassia, P., Martin, A., Usher, S., Scales, P. 25/05/2015 In: Chemical Engineering Science. 128, p. 54-63. 10 p.
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  • Chemical Engineering