Education

  • B.S.: Yonsei University, 1966
  • M.S.: Oregon State University, 1972
  • Ph.D.: Oregon State University, 1975

Research/Clinical Interests

  • Chemical Reaction Engineering (including Heterogeneous Catalysis, Catalytic Membrane, Deactivation, Gas-Solid Reactions, Three Phase Fluidization), Chemical Reaction with Electrostatic Precipitation, Clean Coal Technology, Energy and Environmental Engineering

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Professional Affiliations
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  • Co owner of Environmental Progress, Inc., a specialty consulting firm dealing with air pollution control. Have served as a consultant to the following companies and organizations; Procter and Gamble Company (1976-1977), Exxon Engineering Company (1979-1982), Amoco Oil Company (1980-1984), National Bureau of Standards (1984-86), American Can Company (1994-95), General Electric Aircraft Engines (1998)
  • Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio , (No. E-57957)
  • Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Member of the Air and Waste Management Association
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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 1975-to Present,Assistant Professor,of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cincinnati. Duties have included student advising, teaching and research on a variety of chemical engineering and environment related areas,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2006,Program Director of Chemical Engineering,Duties included administration of Chemical Engineering Program,University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2003,Visiting Professor at Yonsei University,Duties included teaching, consultation and curriculum development in Chemical Engineering program.,Yonsei University,Seoul, Korea
  • 2000-2003,Undergraduate Studies Director of Chemical Engineering,Duties included advising and administration of undergraduate student affairs.
  • 1989-1995,Graduate Studies Director of Chemical Engineering,Duties included advising and administration of graduate student affairs.
  • 1992,Visiting Professor at Yonsei University,Duties included teaching, consultation and curriculum development in Chemical Engineering program.,Yonsei University,Seoul, Korea
  • 1986-to Present,Development of a variety of novel air pollution control devices for the control of acid gases.
  • 1984-1986,Consultant(Part-time),Duties included development of mixing standards in industrial processing.,National Bureau of Standards
  • 1980-1984,Visiting Consultant(Part-time),Duties included research and development in the area of desulfurization and hydroprocessing of residual oil/refining.,Amoco Oil Company
  • 1974-1975,Instructor of Chemical Engineering at Oregon State University,Oregon State University
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Research Grants
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  • EEC-100462309/01/2010-08/31/2014. National Science Foundation. REU Site in Sustainable Urban Environments, Collaborator, Active.
  • SRS 00011303/01/2006-08/31/2008. Environmental Protection Agency. The Development and Evaluation of an Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Poultry Dust Removal, Collaborator, Active.
  • 09/01/2002-08/31/2005. National Institute For Occupational Safety and Health. Measurements and Control of Diesel Emissions in Underground Mines, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/2001-09/30/2002. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Mercury Removal from Flue Gas with In-Situ Aerosol Sorbent, Principal Investigator
  • OCR3-00-2.B2.609/01/2001-08/31/2002. Ohio Department of Development. Mercury Removal from Flue Gas by In-Situ Aerosol Sorbent, PI, Closed.
  • 09/01/2000-08/30/2001. U.S. EPA. Mercury Removal from Combustion Gas, Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/2000-09/30/2001. The Ohio Coal Development Office. CO2 Separation and Sequestration Utilizing FGD Scrubber By-Products, Co-Principal Investigator
  • EPA OC-R372-NASE08/01/2000-07/31/2001. Environmental Protection Agency. Removal of Mercury from Combustion Flue Gas by the Action of Ammonia-Sulfur Aerosols, PI, Closed.
  • 09/01/1999-08/31/2000. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Drop-Tube Reactor Study of Chemical and Physical Properties of Ohio Coals: Year 4, Co-Principal Investigator
  • PO to follow10/01/1998-09/30/1999. Ohio Department of Development. Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Particles, SOx and NOx, PI, Closed.
  • 09/01/1998-08/31/1999. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Development of a Wet Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Acid Gases and Trace Metal Emissions: Year 3., Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1998-08/31/1999. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Drop-Tube Reactor Study of Chemical and Physical Properties of Ohio Coals: Year 3, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 08/01/1998-06/30/2000. General Electric Aircraft Engine. An Experimental Evaluation of Calcium Sulfate Deposition on Compressor Blade Surface, Principal Investigator
  • NCE08/01/1998-06/30/2000. General Electric Company. Calcium Sulfate Deposition on Multi-Stage Compressor Blades, PI, Closed.
  • 09/01/1997-08/31/1998. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Drop-Tube Reactor Study of Chemical and Physical Properties of Ohio Coals: Year 2, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1997-08/31/1998. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Development of a Wet Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Acid Gases and Trace Metal Emissions: Year 2, Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1996-08/31/1997. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Fundamental Study of Chemical and Physical Properties of Ohio Coals that Affect Pollutant Emissions from PC Boilers: Year 1, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1996-08/31/1997. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Medium/Low Temperature Emission Control: Development of a Wet Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Acid Gases and Trace Metal Emissions, Principal Investigator
  • OSURF 73316909/01/1996-09/30/2007. Department of Energy. Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Particles, SOx and NOx, PI, Closed.
  • 09/01/1994-08/31/1995. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Determination of the Ca(OH)2 Dissolution Rate For Enhancement of Spray Dryer Performance of SO2 Control, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1994-08/31/1995. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Evaluation of Portland Cement Slurries in a Spray Dryer Reactor for Control of Sulfur Dioxide, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1994-08/31/1995. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Kinetic Studies of Dry Sorbents for Medium Temperature Applications, Principal Investigator
  • 04-1994. The Electric Power Research Institute. A Study to Investigate the Interaction Between Sodium Bicarbonate, NO and SO2, Co-Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1993-08/31/1994. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Kinetic Studies, Thermal Decomposition and Effects of Humidity and Additives on SO2 Removal, Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1993-08/31/1994. The Ohio Coal Development Office. The Effects of Additives on Lime and Limestone Dissolution Rates for Enhancement of Spray Dryer Performance on SO2, Coprincipal Investigator
  • 09/01/1993-08/31/1994. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Properties of Calcium Silicate/Calcium Aluminate Sorbents Formed from Heated Fly Ash/Hydrated Lime Slurries, Coprincipal Investigator
  • 1993-1996. DOE. Production of Elemental Sulfur From Spent Sorbent and CO2, Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1992-08/31/1993. The Ohio Coal Development Office. Kinetic Studies, Thermal Decomposition and Effects of Humidity and Additives on SO2 Removal, Principal Investigator
  • 09/01/1991-08/31/1992. Ohio Coal Development Office. Kinetic Studies, Thermal Decomposition and Effects of Humidity and Additives on SO2 Removal, Principal Investigator
  • 1990-1991. Ohio Coal Development of Office . Dry Sorbent Technologies - OCDO University Consortium Projects, Principal Investigator
  • 1990-1991. Ohio Coal Research Laboratory Association . Support for Fundamental Sorbent Studies, Principal Investigator
  • 1989-1993. Department of Engergy . A Novel Coal Feeder for Production of Low Sulfur Fuel, Principal Investigator
  • 1989-1990. Ohio Coal Development Office . A Novel Coal Feeder, Coprincipal Investigator
  • 1989. Ohio Coal Develpment Office . Planning Phase Research for Consortium of Ohio Universities, Principal Investigator
  • 1987-1988. Hewlett-Packard Company . Hewlett-Packard Equipment Grant, Principal Investigator
  • 1985. IBM. Chemical Engineering Curriculum Development
  • 1984-1985. NSF. Membrane Center Laboratory, Coprincipal investigator with 4 other members
  • 1983-1988. SOHIO. Membrane Technology, Center of Excellence, Coprincipal investigator with 4 other faculty members
  • 1980-1983. NSF. Study on Ages-Mixing and Species-Mixing in In-Line Motionless Mixers, Principal investigator
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Other Publications
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  • Ming Chai, Mingming Lu, Tim Keener, Soon-Jai Khang, Chaichana Chaiwatpongsakorn, John Tisch (2009). Using an improved electrostatic precipitator for poultry dust removal. Journal of Electrostatics , 67, 870-875. .
  • Sang-Sup Lee, Joo-Youp Lee, Soon-Jai Khang, and Tim C. Keener (2009). Modeling of Mercury Oxidation and Adsorption by Cupric Chloride-Impregnated Carbon Sorbents. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 48, 9049. .
  • Phirun Saiyasitpanich, Tim C. Keener, Mingming Lu, and Fuyan Liang and Soon-Jai Khang (2008). Control of Diesel Gaseous and Particulate Emissions with a Tube-Type Wet Electrostatic Precipitator. J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. , 58, 1311-1317. .
  • Kyungmin Jacob Cho, Timothy C. Keener, Soon-Jai (2008). A study on the conversion of trona to sodium bicarbonate. Khang, Powder Technology, 184, 58-63. .
  • Kyungmin Jacob Cho, Timothy C. Keener, Soon-Jai (2008). A study on the conversion of trona to sodium bicarbonate. Khang, Powder Technology, 184, 58-63. .
  • Ho-Won Lee, Deoung-Geon Kim and Soon-Jai Khang, Korean (2007). The Effect of Operation Modes on Filtration Performance and Removal Efficiency in a Flat-Sheet Membrane-Coupled Sequencing Batch Reactor. Society of Environmental Engineers, 1138-1144. .
  • Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang, Joo-Youp Lee and Pamela F. Heckel (2007). Occurrence of Mercury in Periodical Cicadas (Magicicada: Cassini). J. Entomol. Sci. , 42 (3), 435-436. .
  • Phirun Saiyasitpanich, Tim C. Keener , Soon-Jai Khang, and Mingming Lu (2007). Removal of Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) in a Tubular Wet Electrostatic Precipitator. Journal of Electrostatics, 65, 618-624. .
  • Phirun Saiyasitpanich, Tim C. Keener, Mingming Lu, SoonJai Khang and Douglas E. Evans (2006). Collection of Ultrafine Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) in Cylindrical SingleStage Wet Electrostatic Precipitators. Environmental Science & Technology, 40, 7890-7895. .
  • Kessinee Unapumnuk, Tim C. Keener, Soon- Jai Khang and Mingming Lu (2006). Pyrolysis Behavior of Tire Derived Fuels at Different Temperatures and Heating Rates. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 56, 618-627. .
  • J. Sundrup, K. Sook Jung, T. C. Keener, S-J. Khang, and K. Siddiqui (2006). The Fate of Chlorinated Volatile Organic Compounds in Aeration Basins Using Recirculated Aeration: A Pilot-Plant Evaluation. Environmental Technology, 27, 603-611. .
  • Zifei Liu, Mingming Lu, M. Eileen Birch, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Fuyan Liang (2005). Variations of the Particulate Carbon Distribution from a Nonroad Diesel Generator. Environemtal Science and Technology, 39, 7840-7844. .
  • Fuyan Liang, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Zifei Liu and Soon-Jai Khang (2005). The Organic Composition of Diesel Particulate Matter, Diesel Fuel and Engine Oil of a Non-road Diesel Generator. Journal of Environmental Management, 7, 983-988. .
  • Phirun Saiyasitpanich, Mingming Lu, Tim C. Keener, Fuyan Liang, and Soon-Jai Khang (2005). The Effects of Diesel Fuel Sulfur Content on Particulate Matter Emissions for a Nonroad Diesel Generator. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 55, 993-998. .
  • Kyung-Sook Jung, Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Sang-Kwun Lee (2004). A Technical and Economic Evaluation of CO2 Separation from Power Plant Flue Gases with Reclaimed Mg(OH)2. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 6 (3), 201-212. .
  • Kyung Sook Jung, Tim C. Keener, Vicki C. Green, and Soon-Jai Khang (2004). CO2 Absorption Study in a Bubble Column Reactor with Mg(OH)2. Int. J. Environmental Technology and Management, 4 (1/2), 116-136. .
  • Changfa Wu, Soon-Jai Khang and Tim C. Keener (2004). A Model for Dry Sodium Bicarbonate Duct Injection Flue Gas Desulfurization. Advances in environmental Research, 8, 655-666. .
  • J. Y. Lee, S. J. Khang, and T. C. Keener (2004). Mercury Removal From Flue Gas With In-situ Aerosol Particles Generated by SO3-NH3 Reactions. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 43, 4363-4368. .
  • Joo-Youp Lee, Soon-Jai Khang, and Tim C. Keener (2003). The Effects of Pulsed Corona Discharge on SO2 Absorption into Water from SO2/Air Mixture. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 42, 2030-2032. .
  • J.Y. Lee, S. J. Khang, and T. C. Keener (2003). The Effects of Pulsed Corona Discharge on SO2 Absorption into Water from SO2/Air Mixture. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 42, 2030-2032. .
  • J.Y. Lee, S. J. Khang, C. H. Tseng and T. C. Keener (2001). The Effect of Pulsed Corona Discharge on SO2 Absorption Into Water. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 40, 5822-5830. .
  • Chao-Heng Tseng, Tim C. Keener, Joo-Youp Lee, and Soon-Jai Khang, (2001). (In Press). The Enhanced Effect of In Situ Generated Ammonia-sulfur Aerosols on the Removal of NOx From Simulated Flue Gas. Environmental Science and Technology. .
  • Kyung Sook Jung, Tim C. Keener, and Soon-Jai Khang (2001). Compositional Factors Affecting NOx Emissions From Ohio Coals. Fuel Processing Technology, 74, 49-61. .
  • Albrecht Heinzel, Tim C. Keener and Soon-Jai Khang (2001). The Pyrolysis Behavior of Mixtures of Commodity Plastics with Polyvinyl Chloride in a Thermogravimetric Analyzer. Archives of Environmental Protection, 27 (3), 11-33. .
  • Min Wang, Tim C. Keener, and Soon-Jai Khang (2000). The Effect of Coal Volatility on Mercury Removal from Bituminous Coal During Mild Pyrolysis. Fuel Processing Technology, 67 (147-161). .
  • G. Li, Tim C. Keener, Antoinette W. Stein and Soon J. Khang (2000). CO2 Reaction with Ca(OH)2 During SO2 Removal with Convective Pass Sorbent Injection and High Temperature Filtration. Environmental Engineering and Policy, 2 (1), 47-56. .
  • C.H. Tseng, T.C. Keener, S.J. Khang and J.Y. Lee (2000). Nitrogen Oxides Removal by Pulsed Corona Enhanced Wet Electrostatic Precipitation with Ammonia and Ozone Injection: The Role of Ammonia-Sulfur Aerosols on NOx Removal. Developments in Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing, 8 (5/6), 483-503. .
  • C.H. Tseng, T.C. Keener, S.J. Khang and J.Y. Lee (1999). Sulfur Dioxide Removal by Pulsed Corona Enhanced Wet Electrostatic Precipitation. Advances in Environmental Research, 3 (3), 309-325. .
  • J. Wang, T. C. Keener, G. Li and S. J. Khang (1998). The Dissolution Rate of Ca(OH)2 in Aqueous Solutions. Chem. Eng. Comm., 169, 167-184. .
  • A. Merdes, T.C. Keener, S.J. Khang, and R. Jenkins (1998). Investigation of the Fate of Mercury in Bituminous Coals During Mild Pyrolysis. Fuel, 77 (15), 1783-1792. .
  • S.U. Keener, S.J. Khang, and T.C. Keener (1998). A Calcination and Sulfation Reaction Model for Calcium Carbonate with Sulfur Dioxide. Advances in Environmental Research, 2 (3), 251-268. .
  • J. Wang, T. C. Keener, G. Li and S. J. Khang (1998). The Dissolution Rate of Ca(OH)2 in Aqueous Solutions. Chem. Eng. Comm., 169, 167-184. .
  • L. Lin, S.J. Khang and T.C. Keener (1998). Coal Desulfurization by Mild Pyrolysis in a Dual-Auger Coal Feeder. Fuel Processing Technology, 53, 15-30. .
  • H. Zhu, H., T.C. Keener, T.L. Orton, P.L. Bishop, S.J. Khang, and K. Siddiqui (1997). Feasibility of Aeration Recirculation for Control of VOC Emissions from Publicly Owned Treatment Works. Journal of Air & Waste Management Association, 47, 642-650. .
  • J.L. Cook, S.J. Khang, S,K, Lee and T.C. Keener (1996). Attrition and Changes in Size Distribution of Lime Sorbents in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Absorber. 89, 1 (1-8). .
  • D. Soriano, T.C. Keener and S.J. Khang (1996). Catalytic Production of Elemental Sulfur from the Thermal Decomposition of H2S in the Presence of CO2. Chem. Eng. Comm., 143, 73-89. .
  • Jiang, M., Keener, T., & Khang, S. (1995). The use of a circulating fluidized bed absorber for the control of sulfur dioxide emissions by calcium oxide sorbent via in situ hydration. Powder Technology, 85 (2), 115. .
  • T.C. Keener and S.J. Khang (1993). Kinetics of the Sodium Bicarbonate-Sulfur Dioxide Reaction. Chemical Engineering Science, 48 (16), 2859-2865. .
  • Keener, T., S.J. Khang, & R.G. Jenkins (1993). Denitrification of Coal by Mild Pyrolysis in a Novel Coal Feeder. Fuel Processing Technology, 33, 33-48. .
  • Lee, J. T., T.C. Keener, M. Knoderer, & S.J. Khang (1993). Thermal Decomposition of Limestone in a Large Scale Thermogravimetric Analyzer. Thermochimica Acta, 213, 223-240. .
  • Keener, S., & Khang, S. J. (1992). A Structural Pore Development Model for Calcination. Chemical Engineering Comm. .
  • X. Zhang, A. Wang, S.J. Khang and T.C. Keener (1991). The Effect of the Carbonation Reaction on the Utilization of Calcium Hydroxide Sorbent. Proceedings: Eighth Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, 398-405. .
  • Keener, S., & Khang, S. J. (1990). A Structural Pore Development Model for Calcination. Proceedings of the 7th Annual Pittsburgh Coal Conference, 149-158. .
  • Sun, Y. M., & Khang, S. J. (1990). A Reactor With Metal Catalyst Impregnated Microporous Membrane: Its Performance in Comparison With Other Types of Reactors. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 29, 232-238. .
  • Kissinger, S. L., & Khang, S. J. (1989). The Pore-Filling Model for a Macroporous Catalyst Pellet With Three Different Types of Fouling Mechanisms. Chemical Engineering Science, 44, 417. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Fowler, G. L. (1989). The Use of a Slow First-Order Reaction to Estimate the Size of Micro-Mixed Volume in a Flow System. Chemical Engineering Science, 44, 1465-1470. .
  • Sun, Y. M., & Khang, S. J. (1988). Catalytic Membrane for Simultaneous Chemical Reaction and Separation Applied to a Dehydrogenation Reaction. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 27, 1136. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Mosby, J. F. (1986). Catalyst Deactivation Due to Deposition of Reaction Products in Macro Pores During Hydroprocessing of Petroleum. I & EC Process Design and Development , 25, 437-442. .
  • Lee, K. H., & Khang, S. J. (1986). A New Silicon-Based Material Formed by Pyrolysis of Silicon Rubber and Its Properties as a MemChem. Eng. Commun, 44, 121-132. .
  • Khang, S. J., Schwartz J. G., & Buttke R. D. (1983). A Practical Wake Model For Estimating Bed Expansion and Holdup in Three-phase Fluidized systems. Fluidization and Fluid-Particle Systems, AIChE Symposium Series, 79, 47-54. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Kothari, S. (1980). Experimental Determination of Axial Dispersion Coefficient in a Bubble Column. Chemical Engineering Science , 35, 2203. .
  • Trasi, P., & Khang, S. J. (1979). Residence-Time-Distribution Studies on a Gas-Liquid Countercurrent Packed Column with Intermittent Voids Along the Axis. I&EC Fundamentals , 18, 256. .
  • Khang, S. J. (1979). Temperature Control Experiments with a Modular Flow Device. CEP Symposium Series , 75 (183), 52. .
  • Khang, S. J. (1976). The Mixing-Rate Number for Agitator-Stirred Tanks. Chemical Engineering , 83 (10), 144. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Levenspiel, O. (1976). New Scale-up and Design Criteria of Stirrer Agitated Batch Mixing Vessels. Chemical Engineering Science, 31, 596. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Fitzgerald, T. J. (1975). A New Probe and Circuit for Measuring Electrolyte Conductivity. I&EC Fun¬damentals , 14, 208. .
  • Khang, S. J. (1975). New Scale-up and Design Criteria of Stirrer Agitated Batch and Flow Mixing Vessels. PhD The¬sis, Oregon State University . .
  • Levenspiel, O., Fitzgerald, T. J., & Khang, S. J. (1974). Comments on the General Environmental Model for Micromixing. Chemical Engineering Science , 29, 300. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Levenspiel, O. (1973). The Suitability of an Nth Order Rate Form to Represent Deactivating Catalyst Pellets. I&EC Fundamentals , 12, 185. .
  • Khang, S. J., & Levenspiel, O. (1972). The Suitability of an Nth Order Rate Form to Represent Deactivating Catalyst Pellets. First Pacific Chemical Engineers Congress, II-207. .
  • Khang, S. J. (1972). Catalyst Deactivation. M. S. Thesis. .
  • Jiang, M., T.C. Keener, & S.J. Khang (10/12/1993). Experimental Study and Modeling of SO2 Removal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Absorber by Use of CaO Sorbent at Humid Conditions. Emerging Technologies for Environmental Protection - Preparing for the 21st Century. Proceedings of World Congress III on Engineering and Environment, 2, 571-587. Beijing, China: International Academic Publishers.
  • Li, G., T.C. Keener, A. Wang, & S.J. Khang (10/12/1993). Primary Tests on the Potential of Using Dolomitic Lime as an Efficient In-Duct Scrubbing Sorbent. Emerging Technologies for Environmental Protection - Preparing for the 21st Century. Proceedings of World Congress III on Engineering and Environment, 2, 626-633. Being, China: International Academic Publishers.
  • T.C. Keener, A.T. Wolf and S.J. Khang (09-1997). Evaluation of Precombustion Control of Mercury Emissions from Coal Combustion by Mild Pyrolysis in a Rijke Pulse Combustor. Proceedings ICCS '97; 9th International Conference on Coal Science, 9703, 573-576. DGMK Tagungsberichte .
  • Mantkowski, T. E., & Khang, S. J. (07-1989). Growth of Graded Diamond Coatings by Chemical Vapor Deposition From Hydrogen-Methane Mixtures. Proceedings of the 4th SDIO/IST ONR Diamond Technology Initiative Symposium. .
  • Lee, S. K., T. C. Keener, & S. J. Khang (06/13/1993). Attrition of Lime Sorbents During Fluidization in a Circulating Fluidizes Bed Absorber. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 32 (11), 2758-2763. .
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Book Chapter
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  • T. Keener, S.J.Khang et al. (1998). Chapter 1: Flue Gas Desulfurization for Acid Rain ControlIn Barbara Toole-O’Neil (Eds.) ,Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization(pp.1-102). Norwell, Massachusetts :Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • S.J. Khang, T. Keener et al.Chapter 7: Kinetic Studies on the Medium Temperature Ca(OH)2 Sorbent Injection FGD ProcessIn Barbara Toole-O’Neil (Eds.) ,Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization(pp.529-604). Norwell, Massachusetts :Kluwer Academic Publishers.
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Paper Presentations
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  • Vicki C. Whitehead, Tim C. Keener, S.J. Khang and J.Y. Lee (03/05/2000). CO2 Recovery by Scrubbing with Reclaimed Magnesium Hydroxide. Proceedings of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers Spring National Meeting ,Atlanta, GA.
  • Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Ming Zhou (09-1999). Combustion Characteristics of Ohio Coals: Bench-Scale Evaluation of NOx Formation Potential Through Pyrolysis Studies. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Coal Science; Prospects for Coal Science in the 21st Century ,China.
  • Chao-Heng Tseng, Tim C. Keener, and Soon-Jai Khang (06/20/1999). Nitrogen Oxides Removal by Pulsed Corona Enhanced Wet Electrostatics Precipitation. Proceedings of the 92st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the Air & Waste Management Association ,St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Tim C. Keener, Soon-Jai Khang and Ming Zhou (1999). Combustion Characteristics of Ohio Coals: Bench-Scale Evaluation of NOx Formation Potential Through Pyrolysis Studies. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Coal Science; Prospects for Coal Science in the 21st Century ,China.
  • C.H. Tseng, K. Larkin, T. C. Keener and S.J. Khang (06/14/1998). Numerical Modeling of Sulfur Dioxide Removal in A Wet Electrostatic Precipitator. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the Air & Waste Management Association ,San Diego, CA.
  • T. C. Keener, S.J. Khang, K. Larkin and C.H. Tseng (08/22/1997). SO2 Removal in Wet ESPs by Electron Attachment. Workshop on Applications of Electrostatics for Control of Gas Phase Air Pollutants ,University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Keener, T.C.; A.C. Gieske and S.J. Khang (09-1995). Precombustion Removal of Mercury from Coal by Mild Pyrolysis. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Coal Science ,Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  • Wang, Z. and S.J. Khang (11/12/1994). Basic Studies of Dry Sorbents for Medium Temperature Range Applications in Flue Gas Desulfurization. 1994 AIChE Annual Meeting ,San Francisco, CA.
  • Khang, S. J.; L. Lin and T. C. Keener (10/12/1993). A Novel Dual-Screw Coal Feeder For Production of Low Sulfur Fuel. World Congress III on Engineering and Environment: Emerging Technologies for Environmental Protection ,Beijing, China.
  • Wang, A.; S. J. Khang and T. C. Keener (08/24/1993). Experimental Study of Calcium-Based Sorbent Reactivities in a Drop Tube Reactor. EPRI 1993 SO2 Control Symposium ,Boston, Massachusetts.
  • T.C. Keener, S.J. Khang and S.K. Lee (07/19/1993). Low Temperature Sulfur Dioxide Removal With Solid Sorbents in a Fluidized Bed Absorber. Proceedings, Ninth Annual Coal Preparation, Utilization, and Environmental Control Contractors Conference ,U.S. Department of Energy, Pittsburgh Energy Technology Center.
  • S.K. Lee, T.C. Keener and S.J. Khang (06/13/1993). The Effect of Wetting and Attrition on SO2 Removal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Absorber. 86th Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association ,Denver, Colorado.
  • X.L. Jiang, T.C. Keener, S.J. Khang and J.M. Hao (06/24/1990). Experimental Study and Modeling of SO2 Removal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Absorber by NaHCO3 Sorbent. 83rd Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association ,Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Jiang, X. L.; Keener, T. C.; Khang, S. J.; Hao, J. M. (06-1990). Experimental Study and Modeling of SO2 Removal in a Circulating Fluidized Bed Absorber by NaHCO3 Sorbent. Air & Waste Management 83rd Annual Meeting
  • Hassan, S. Q.; Khang, S. J. (1987). Heat and Momentum Transfer between Falling Spherical Pellets and Bubbling Fluidized Beds. Fluidization and Fluid/Particle systems Session, AIChE 1987 Annual Meeting ,New York, NY.
  • Khang, S. J. (11/05/1986). Simulation of Exothermic Hydroprocessing Reactions in an Adiabatic Ebullated Bed Reactor Using an IBM PC. The Contemporary Undergraduate Laboratory Session, AIChE 1986 Annual Meeting ,Miami Beach, FL.
  • Lee, K. H.; Khang, S. J. (1986). Physical Characteristics of a Porous Silica Material Formed by Pyrolysis of Silicon Rubber. The 88th American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting ,Chicago, IL .
  • Kissinger, S. L.; Khang, S. J. (11/11/1985). Deactivation Characteristics of Macroporous Catalysts in Fixed-Bed and Mixed-flow Reactor Systems. Chemical & Catalytic Reactor Modeling Session, AIChE 1985 Annual Meeting ,Chicago, IL .
  • Khang, S. J.; Mosby, J. F. (11/11/1985). Axial Distribution of Catalytic Activities and Metal Deposits in a Hydroprocessing Trickle Bed Reactor with Macropore Catalytic Pellets. Trickle Bed Reactors Session, AIChE Annual Meeting ,Chicago, IL .
  • Khang, S. J. (1981). Relationship Between the Batch Mixing Time and the Quality of Mixing in Turbine Stirred Con¬tinuous Flow Mixing Vessels. AIChE Annual Meeting ,New Orleans, LA.
  • Khang, S. J. (1976). Mixing-Rate Number as a New Design and Scale-up Method for Impeller Agitated Mixing Ves¬sels. Free Forum Session, 69th Annual AIChE Meeting ,Chicago, IL .
  • Levenspiel, O.; Fitzgerald, T. J.; Khang, S. J. (1973). Chemically Reacting Tracers. Free Forum Session, 66th Annual AIChE Meeting ,Philadelphia, PA.
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Engineering Tribunal Teaching Award: Professor of Quarter.Spring,2005
  • Engineering Tribunal Teaching Award: Professor of Quarter.Autumn,2002
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Student Advising
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  • Bruno, David (1979). Effects of Mixing on Catalyst Deactivation. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Changfa Wu (1997). Sordium Bicarbonate Reaction Simulation in Baghouse. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Chien, Wen-Yean (1987). Study on the Species-Mixing in In-Line Motionless Mixer. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Chow, Ellen (1981). Influence of Uniform and Nonuniform Distribution of Active Sites on the Performance of Catalyst Pellets. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Czarnecki, Dale (1977). A Mass and Energy Balance Steady State Simulation. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Dao, Oanh Kim (1982). Study on Species-Mixing in the Koch Mixer. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Fowler, Gary (1983). Development of a Reacting Tracer Method For Evaluating Effectiveness of Mixing by Static Mixing Elements. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Grant, Michael W. (1980). CHEwO - Chemical Process Simulation Package. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Hassan, Sadar (1988). Experimental Study of Heat and Momentum Transfer Between Fluidized Bed-Particles and Large Falling Spherical Pellets. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Jain, Roop C. (1979). Design and Scale-Up Methods For Stirrer Agitated Flow Mixing Vessels. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Jiang, Xiueyu (1998). Heterogeneous Catalytic Production of Elemental Sulfur From H2S and CO2. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Keener, Sumana (1993). Simultaneous Sulfation and Calcination Reaction with Dynamic Structural Changes of a Porous CaCO3 Pellet. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Kissinger, Stacy L. (1985). Applications of Single Pellet Theory to the Modeling of Fouling Deactivation of Heteroge¬neous Catalysts. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Kothari, Samir P. (1978). Concentration Profile Study of Small Quantities of Chlorinated Organic Pollutants in Water Using a Non-Foaming Bubble Column. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Lee, Joo Yeop (2002). Extractive Condensation Separation of SO2 using NH3. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Lin, Linong (1997). A Novel Coal Feeder for Production of Low Sulfur Fuels. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Longsheng Hu (1998). Preparation of Catalyst for the Production of Elemental Sulfur From H2S and CO2. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Mantkowski, Thomas E. (1989). Catalytic Chemical Vapor Deposition. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Pakanati, Shraven K. (1979). A Study of Autothermal Tube-Wall Reactor for Methanation. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Pan, Jung-Chuan (1980). Concentration Profile Study of Small Quantities of Chlorinated Organic Pollutants in Water Using Non-Foaming Bubbling Method. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Pan, Yuen-Jen (1980). Adsorption-Desorption Effects on Deactivating Catalyst Pellets Where the Deactivation Is Caused by the Reactant. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Sun, Yi-Ming (1987). Modeling and Experiments of a Microporous Membrane Separation-Reaction System. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Tabatabai, Zhila (1983). Adsorption-Desorption Effects on the Catalyst Pellets in the Case of Series Deactivation. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Trasi, Pradeepchandra R. (1981). Residence-Time-Distribution and Mass Transfer Performance of a Packing Arrangement with Voids in Gas-Liquid Counter-Current Packed Columns. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Vardya, Anaya K. (1985). Determination of the Degree of Micromixing in a Stirred Vessel Using a Chemically Reacting Tracer. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Wang, Anbo (1996). Dry Sorbent Injection Technology in Medium Temperature Range. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Wang, Yolanda (1981). A Theoretical Study of Micromixing in Continuous Stirred Tank Reactors with Chemically Reacting Tracers. ,Master. Advisor.
  • Zhang, Xiangrong (1992). Dry Sorbent Coal Desulfurization. ,Doctoral. Advisor.
  • Zhenwei Wang (1996). Gas-Solid Reactions with Calcium Hydroxide in Flue Gas Environment. ,Master. Advisor.
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Courses Taught
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  • 20-254-673 ,Computers in Chemical Engineering Design.
  • 20-254-883 ,Selected Topics in Chemical Reaction Engineering.
  • 20-254-373 ,Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering.
  • 20-254-778 ,Fundamentals of Gas-Solid Reactions.
  • 20-254-941 ,Teaching Methodology in Chemical Engineering.
  • 20-031-385 ,Basic Heat Transfer.
  • 20-254-364 ,Material and Energy Balances.
  • 20-254-436 ,Chem Lab IV.
  • 20-254-437 ,Chem Lab V.
  • 20-254-462 ,Chemical Reaction Engineering.
  • 20-254-571 ,Process Dynamics & Control.
  • 20-254-673 ,Computers in ChE Design.
  • 20-254-773 ,Computers in ChE Design.
  • 20-254-777 ,Chemical Reactor Design.
  • 20-254-778 ,Fundamentals of Gas-Solid Reactions.
  • 20-254-883 ,Selected Topics (Mixing).
  • 20-254-884 ,Special Topics(Gas-Solid Rx).
  • 20-254-941 ,Teaching Methodology in Chemical Engineering.
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Patents and Inventions
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  • ,7,022,296 ,Method for Treating Flue Gas ,Khang, S.J.; Keener, T.C. ,2006
  • ,In Situ Super Sorbent for Mercury Removal from Flue Gas ,Khang, S.J.; Keener, T.C. ,2000
  • ,6,254,341 ,Engine Having Resistance to Particle Deposits ,Ackerman, J. F.; Ivkovich, D.; Johnson, R. A.; Khang, S. J.; Park, S. Y.; Stowell, W. R. ,2001
  • ,6,214,308 ,Process for Removal of Nitric Oxides and Sulfur Oxides From Flue Gases ,Keener, T.C.; Khang, S.J.; Stein, A. W. ,2001
  • ,5,037,450 ,Method and Apparatus For Desulfurizing and Denitrifying Coal ,Khang, S. J.; Keener, T. C. ,1991
  • ,4,640,901 ,High Temperature Membrane ,Lee. K. H.; Khang, S. J. ,1987
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Service
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  • ,Director of Chemical Engineering Program (2006).
  • ,Undergraduate Studies Director of Chemical Engineering Program (2000-2003).
  • ,Graduate Studies Director of Chemical Engineering Program (1990-1995).
  • ,Departmental representative to the College Computing Policy Committee (1989-1995).
  • ,Academic advisor of Chemical Engineering Classes (1975-2005).
  • ,Served as a representative of Chemical Engineering program to the College Academic Standard Committee
  • ,Served as a member of Departmental Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • ,Serves as a coordinator of departmental ABET Computer Subcommittee to incorporate the Faculty's efforts of using microcomputers in the curriculum
  • ,Received a competitive HP Education Grant of $114,712 for students' computer equipment
  • ,Maintained a microcomputer lab in the Chemical Engineering program. (Maintained supplies and hardwares.)
  • ,Works as a consultant to students, staff and faculty for computer related problems
  • ,Works as a trouble shooter when undergraduate lab equipments fail to work
  • ,Served as a faculty advisor of the Chemical Engineering Graduate Students Association (1985-1986).
  • ,Departmental representative to the College Curriculum Committee (2002-2004).
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More Information
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  •  -  Reviewer for:   Advances in Environmental Research, AIChE Journal,  Chemical Engineering Communications, Fuel, Fuel Processing Technology, Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Materials, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, and Chemical Engineering Science

     

     -  Have served as Chair and Co-Chair for various technical sessions and meetings of the Pittsburgh Coal Conference, and AIChE Annual Meetings.

     


     - Have served as a representative of the University of Cincinnati to the Steering Committee on the Post-Combustion Flue Gas Desulfurization, the Ohio Coal Development Office, 1989-1997

     

      - Have served as a review panel member for the assessment of research projects in the U.S. DOE's Flue Gas Cleanup Program, August, 1989.

     

  • LABORATORY EXPERIMENTS AND EQUIPMENTS DESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED BY DR. KHANG:

     

    Course

    Experiment

    Equipment Constructed by Dr. Khang

    20-254-437

    ChE Lab V

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