Dr James Titiloye

Dr James Titiloye

Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering

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+44 (0) 1792 606283

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Academic Office - C_213
Second Floor
Engineering Central
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Summary of research interests:

Catalysis in Thermal Biomass Conversion

Investigating the effect of catalyst on Fast, Slow and Intermediate Pyrolysis of Biomass, including catalyst synthesis, characterisation, and reaction kinetics

Reactor Design for Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass

Studies on Reactor Configurations and Process Optimisation for Biomass Reactions including development of Fluidised bed and Integrated fixed bed secondary reactors

Synthesis and Characterisation of Zeolite Membranes

Computer Simulation, Permeation Studies and Separation of Hydrocarbon mixtures with membranes

Characterisation of Biomass and Pyrolysis Products

Pre-treatment of Biomass samples and its effect on Bio-oil properties, yield and quality including upgrading of Biofuel products from pyrolysis

Areas Of Expertise

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Catalytic Pyrolysis
  • Biomass and Bioenergy