Georgios Stefanidis

 

Position Assistant Professor for Process Intensification
Affiliation Intensified Reaction & Separation Systems
Telephone +31 (0)15 86678 (secretary)
Email  G.Stefanidis(ad)tudelft.nl

  Research Interests

  • Process Intensification
  • Chemical reactor design
  • Alternative energy forms (microwaves, plasma)

Selected Journal Publications (see Google Scholar for a complete list of publications)

  • Franssen I.S., Irimia D., Stefanidis G.D., Stankiewicz A.I., “Practical challenges in the energy-based control of molecular transformations in chemical reactors”, AIChE Journal, early view, doi: 10.1002/aic.14575. 
  • Komorowska-Durka M., Van Houten R., Stefanidis G.D., “Application of microwave heating to pervaporation: A case study for separation of ethanol-water mixtures”, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 81, 35-40 (2014).
  • Radacsi N., Stefanidis G.D., Szabó-Révész P., Ambrus R., “Analysis of niflumic acid prepared by rapid microwave-assisted evaporation”, Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis, 98, 16-21 (2014).
  • Lakerveld R., Sturm G.S.J., Stankiewicz A.I., Stefanidis G.D., “Integrated Design of Microwave and Photocatalytic Reactors. Where are we now?”, Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 5, 37-41 (2014).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Muñoz A.N., Sturm G.S.J., Stankiewicz A.I., “A helicopter view of microwave application to chemical processes: reactions, separations and equipment concepts”,Reviews in Chemical Engineering, in press, 30, 233-259 (2014).
  • Sturm G.S.J., Verweij M.D., Stankiewicz A.I., Stefanidis G.D., “Microwaves and microreactors: Design challenges and remedies”,Chemical Engineering Journal, 243, 147-158 (2014).
  • Radacsi N., Ter Horst J.H., Stefanidis G.D., “Microwave-assisted evaporative crystallization of niflumic acid for particle size reduction”, Crystal Growth & Design, 13(10), 4186-4189 (2013).
  • Komorowska-Durka M., Barmen’t LooM., Radoiu M., Oudshoorn M., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., Stefanidis G.D., “Novel microwave reactor equipment using internal transmission line (INTLI) for efficient liquid phase chemistries: A study case of polyester preparation”, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 69, 83-89 (2013).
  • Sturm G.S.J., Van Braam Houckgeest A.Q., Verweij M.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., Stefanidis G.D., “Exploration of rectangular waveguides as a basis for microwave enhanced continuous flow chemistries”,Chemical Engineering Science,89, 196-205 (2013).
  • Sturm G.S.J., Verweij M.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., Stefanidis G.D., “On the parametric sensitivity of heat generation by resonant microwave fields in process fluids”, submitted.International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 57(1), 375-388 (2013).
  • Sturm G.S.J., Verweij M.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., Stefanidis G.D., “On the effect of resonant microwave fields on temperature distribution in time and space”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 55(13-14), 3800-3811 (2012).
  • Altman E., Stefanidis G.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., “Microwave-promoted synthesis of n-propyl propionate using homogeneous zinc triflate catalyst”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(4), 1612-1619 (2012).
  • Bramsiepe C., Sievers S., Seifert T., Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., Schnitzer H., Muster B., Brunner C., Sanders J.P.M., Bruins M.E., Schembecker G., “Low-cost small scale processing technologies for production applications in various environments - mass produced factories”, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 51, 32-52 (2012).
  • Durka T., Stefanidis G.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A.I., “Microwave-activated methanol steam reforming for hydrogen production”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36(20), 12843-12852 (2011).
  • Cherbański R., Komorowska-Durka M. Stefanidis G.D., Stankiewicz A.I., “Microwave swing regeneration vs. temperature swing regeneration - Comparison of desorption kinetics”,Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 50(14), 8632-8644 (2011).
  • Altman E., Stefanidis G.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., “Phase equilibria for reactive distillation of propyl propanoate. Pure component property data, vapor-liquid equilibria and liquid-liquid equilibria”Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 56(5), 2322-2328 (2011).
  • Mettler M., Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Enhancing stability in parallel plate microreactor stacks for syngas production”, Chemical Engineering Science, 66(6), 1051-1059 (2011).
  • Altman E., Stefanidis G.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., “Process intensification of reactive distillation for the synthesis of n-propyl propionate: The effects of microwave radiation on molecular separation and esterification reaction”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49(21), 10287-10296 (2010).
  • Mettler M., Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Scale-out of microreactor stacks for portable and distributed processing: Coupling of exothermic and endothermic processes for syngas production”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49(21), 10942-10955 (2010).
  • Sturm G.S.J. Stefanidis G.D., Verweij M.D., Van Gerven T., Stankiewicz A. I., “Design principles of microwave applicators for small scale process equipment”, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 49(9), 912-922 (2010).
  • Altman E., Kreis P., Van Gerven T., Stefanidis G.D., Stankiewicz A. I., Gorak A., “Pilot plant synthesis of n-propyl propionate via reactive distillation with decanter separator for reactant recovery. Experimental model validation and simulation studies”, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 49(9), 965-972 (2010).
  • Durka T., Stefanidis G.D., Van GervenT., StankiewiczA.I., “On the accuracy and reproducibility of fiber optic and infrared temperature measurements of solid materials in microwave applications”, Measurement Science and Technology, 21(4), 045108 (2010).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Intensification of steam reforming of natural gas: Choosing combustible fuel and reforming catalyst”, Chemical Engineering Science, 65(1), 398-404 (2010).
  • Komorowska M., Stefanidis G.D., Van GervenT., StankiewiczA.I., “Influence of microwave irradiation on a polyesterification reaction”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 155(3), 859-866 (2009).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “High vs. low temperature reforming for hydrogen production via microtechnology”Chemical Engineering Science, 64(23), 4856-4865 (2009).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Controlling homogeneous chemistry in homogeneous-heterogeneous reactors: Application to propane combustion”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48(13), 5962-5968 (2009).
  • Kaisare N.S., Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Millisecond production of hydrogen from alternative high hydrogen density fuels in a co-current multifunctional microreactor”Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 48(4), 1749-1760 (2009).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Kaisare N.S., Maestri M., Vlachos D.G., “Methane steam reforming at microscale: Operation strategies for variable power output at millisecond contact times”, AIChE Journal, 55(1), 180-191 (2009).
  • Kaisare N.S., Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Comparison of ignition strategies for catalytic microburners”Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 32(2), 3027-3034 (2009).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Kaisare N.S., Vlachos D.G., “Modeling ignition in catalytic microreactors”Chemical Engineering & Technology,31(8), 1170-1175 (2008).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Vlachos D.G., “Millisecond methane steam reforming via process and catalyst intensification”, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 31(8), 1201-1209 (2008).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Van Geem K.M., Heynderickx G.J., Marin G.B., “Evaluation of high-emissivity coatings in steam cracking furnaces using a non-grey gas radiation model”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 137(2), 411-421 (2008).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Merci B., Heynderickx G.J., Marin G.B., “Gray/Nongray gas radiation modeling in steam cracker CFD calculations”, AIChE Journal, 53(7), 1658-1669 (2007).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Merci B., Heynderickx G.J., Marin G.B., “CFD simulations of steam cracking furnaces using detailed combustion mechanisms”, Computers & Chemical Engineering, 30(4), 635-649 (2006).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Heynderickx G.J., Marin G.B., “Development of reduced combustion mechanisms for premixed flame modeling in steam cracking furnaces with emphasis on NO emission”, Energy & Fuels, 20(1), 103-113 (2006).
  • Stefanidis G.D., Bellos G.D., Papayannakos N.G., “An improved weighted average reactor temperature estimation for simulation of adiabatic industrial hydrotreaters”,Fuel Processing Technology, 86(16), 1761-1775 (2005).