Soon Jai Khang

Soon Jai Khang

Emeritus

Engineering Research Cntr

470

CEAS - Chemical Eng - 0012

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Mail Location #12
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0012

Education

Ph.D., Oregon State University 1975 (Chemical Engineering)

M.S., Oregon State University 1972 (Chemical Engineering)

B.S., Yonsei University 1966 (Chemical Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

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,

Research and Practice 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

Research Support

Grant: #EEC-1004623 Investigators:Angelopoulos, Anastasios; Keener, Timothy; Khang, Soon Jai; Kukreti, Anant; Kupferle, Margaret; Lee, Joo; Lu, Mingming; Shanov, Vesselin; Sorial, George; Wei, Heng 09-01-2010 -08-31-2014 National Science Foundation REU Site in Sustainable Urban Environments Role:Collaborator $600,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 000113 Investigators:Keener, Timothy; Khang, Soon Jai; Lu, Mingming 03-01-2006 -08-31-2008 Environmental Protection Agency The Development and Evaluation of an Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Poultry Dust Removal Role:Collaborator $43,806.00 Active Level:Federal

09-01-2002 -08-31-2005 National Institute For Occupational Safety and Health Measurements and Control of Diesel Emissions in Underground Mines Role:Co-Principal Investigator $509,614

09-01-2001 -09-30-2002 The Ohio Coal Development Office Mercury Removal from Flue Gas with In-Situ Aerosol Sorbent Role:Principal Investigator $60,000

Grant: #OCR3-00-2.B2.6 Investigators:Khang, Soon Jai 09-01-2001 -08-31-2002 Ohio Department of Development Mercury Removal from Flue Gas by In-Situ Aerosol Sorbent Role:PI $60,000.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

09-01-2000 -08-30-2001 U.S. EPA Mercury Removal from Combustion Gas Role:Principal Investigator $24,999

09-01-2000 -09-30-2001 The Ohio Coal Development Office CO2 Separation and Sequestration Utilizing FGD Scrubber By-Products Role:Co-Principal Investigator $76,103

Grant: #EPA OC-R372-NASE Investigators:Khang, Soon Jai 08-01-2000 -07-31-2001 Environmental Protection Agency Removal of Mercury from Combustion Flue Gas by the Action of Ammonia-Sulfur Aerosols Role:PI $24,999.00 Closed Level:Federal

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 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $75,000

Grant: #PO to follow Investigators:Khang, Soon Jai 10-01-1998 -09-30-1999 Ohio Department of Development Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Particles, SOx and NOx Role:PI $75,000.00 Closed Level:State of Ohio

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. Role:Principal Investigator $75,000

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 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $75,000

08-01-1998 -06-30-2000 General Electric Aircraft Engine An Experimental Evaluation of Calcium Sulfate Deposition on Compressor Blade Surface Role:Principal Investigator $30,000

Grant: #NCE Investigators:Khang, Soon Jai 08-01-1998 -06-30-2000 General Electric Company Calcium Sulfate Deposition on Multi-Stage Compressor Blades Role:PI $30,000.00 Closed Level:Industry

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 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $75,000

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 Role:Principal Investigator $75,000

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 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $112,250

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 Role:Principal Investigator $94,990

Grant: #OSURF #733169 Investigators:Khang, Soon Jai 09-01-1996 -09-30-2007 Department of Energy Enhanced Electrostatic Precipitator for Control of Particles, SOx and NOx Role:PI $185,759.00 Closed Level:Federal

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 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $70,000

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 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $65,532

09-01-1994 -08-31-1995 The Ohio Coal Development Office Kinetic Studies of Dry Sorbents for Medium Temperature Applications Role:Principal Investigator $72,701

04-1994 The Electric Power Research Institute A Study to Investigate the Interaction Between Sodium Bicarbonate, NO and SO2 Role:Co-Principal Investigator $90,965

09-01-1993 -08-31-1994 The Ohio Coal Development Office Kinetic Studies, Thermal Decomposition and Effects of Humidity and Additives on SO2 Removal Role:Principal Investigator $118,723

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 Role:Coprincipal Investigator $66,574

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 Role:Coprincipal Investigator $49,836

1993 -1996 DOE Production of Elemental Sulfur From Spent Sorbent and CO2 Role:Principal Investigator $200,000

09-01-1992 -08-31-1993 The Ohio Coal Development Office Kinetic Studies, Thermal Decomposition and Effects of Humidity and Additives on SO2 Removal Role:Principal Investigator $134,723

09-01-1991 -08-31-1992 Ohio Coal Development Office Kinetic Studies, Thermal Decomposition and Effects of Humidity and Additives on SO2 Removal Role:Principal Investigator $120,723

1990 -1991 Ohio Coal Development of Office Dry Sorbent Technologies - OCDO University Consortium Projects Role:Principal Investigator $311,975

1990 -1991 Ohio Coal Research Laboratory Association Support for Fundamental Sorbent Studies Role:Principal Investigator $18,000

1989 -1993 Department of Engergy A Novel Coal Feeder for Production of Low Sulfur Fuel Role:Principal Investigator $198,419

1989 -1990 Ohio Coal Development Office A Novel Coal Feeder Role:Coprincipal Investigator $100,000

1989 Ohio Coal Develpment Office Planning Phase Research for Consortium of Ohio Universities Role:Principal Investigator $29,672

1987 -1988 Hewlett-Packard Company Hewlett-Packard Equipment Grant Role:Principal Investigator $114,712

1985 IBM Chemical Engineering Curriculum Development $12,000

1984 -1985 NSF Membrane Center Laboratory Role:Coprincipal investigator with 4 other members $34,960

1983 -1988 SOHIO Membrane Technology, Center of Excellence Role:Coprincipal investigator with 4 other faculty members $2,000,000

1980 -1983 NSF Study on Ages-Mixing and Species-Mixing in In-Line Motionless Mixers Role:Principal investigator $82,091

Publications

Other Publications

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

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. )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

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

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

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.X.; Keener, T.C.; Khang, S.J. (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

Jiang, M.X.; T.C. Keener and 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 International Academic Publishers

Li, G.; T.C. Keener; A. Wang and 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 International Academic Publishers

Lee, S. K.;T. C. Keener and 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

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.C.; S.J. Khang and 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 and 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

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,

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,

Book Chapter

T. Keener, S.J.Khang et al. (1998 )Chapter 1: Flue Gas Desulfurization for Acid Rain Control 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 Process Dry Scrubbing Technologies for Flue Gas Desulfurization .(pp. 529-604).Norwell, Massachusetts,Kluwer Academic Publishers

Presentations

Paper Presentations

Vicki C. Whitehead, Tim C. Keener, S.J. Khang and J.Y. Lee (03-05-2000. )CO2 Recovery by Scrubbing with Reclaimed Magnesium Hydroxide .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 .China.

Chao-Heng Tseng, Tim C. Keener, and Soon-Jai Khang (06-20-1999. )Nitrogen Oxides Removal by Pulsed Corona Enhanced Wet Electrostatics Precipitation .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .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 .

Hassan, S. Q.; Khang, S. J. (1987. )Heat and Momentum Transfer between Falling Spherical Pellets and Bubbling Fluidized Beds .New York, NY.

Khang, S. J. (11-05-1986. )Simulation of Exothermic Hydroprocessing Reactions in an Adiabatic Ebullated Bed Reactor Using an IBM PC .Miami Beach, FL.

Lee, K. H.; Khang, S. J. (1986. )Physical Characteristics of a Porous Silica Material Formed by Pyrolysis of Silicon Rubber .Chicago, IL .

Kissinger, S. L.; Khang, S. J. (11-11-1985. )Deactivation Characteristics of Macroporous Catalysts in Fixed-Bed and Mixed-flow Reactor Systems .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 .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 .New Orleans, LA.

Khang, S. J. (1976. )Mixing-Rate Number as a New Design and Scale-up Method for Impeller Agitated Mixing Ves¬sels .Chicago, IL .

Levenspiel, O.; Fitzgerald, T. J.; Khang, S. J. (1973. )Chemically Reacting Tracers .Philadelphia, PA.

Honors and Awards

2005 Engineering Tribunal Teaching Award: Professor of Quarter Spring

2002 Engineering Tribunal Teaching Award: Professor of Quarter Autumn

Student Advising

Bruno, David (Master )Advisor 1979

Changfa Wu (Master )Advisor 1997

Chien, Wen-Yean (Master )Advisor 1987

Chow, Ellen (Master )Advisor 1981

Czarnecki, Dale (Master )Advisor 1977

Dao, Oanh Kim (Master )Advisor 1982

Fowler, Gary (Master )Advisor 1983

Grant, Michael W. (Master )Advisor 1980

Hassan, Sadar (Doctoral )Advisor 1988

Jain, Roop C. (Master )Advisor 1979

Jiang, Xiueyu (Doctoral )Advisor 1998

Keener, Sumana (Doctoral )Advisor 1993

Kissinger, Stacy L. (Doctoral )Advisor 1985

Kothari, Samir P. (Master )Advisor 1978

Lee, Joo Yeop (Doctoral )Advisor 2002

Lin, Linong (Doctoral )Advisor 1997

Longsheng Hu (Master )Advisor 1998

Mantkowski, Thomas E. (Master )Advisor 1989

Pakanati, Shraven K. (Master )Advisor 1979

Pan, Jung-Chuan (Master )Advisor 1980

Pan, Yuen-Jen (Master )Advisor 1980

Sun, Yi-Ming (Doctoral )Advisor 1987

Tabatabai, Zhila (Master )Advisor 1983

Trasi, Pradeepchandra R. (Doctoral )Advisor 1981

Vardya, Anaya K. (Master )Advisor 1985

Wang, Anbo (Doctoral )Advisor 1996

Wang, Yolanda (Master )Advisor 1981

Zhang, Xiangrong (Doctoral )Advisor 1992

Zhenwei Wang (Master )Advisor 1996

Service

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

Professional Affiliation

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

Courses Taught

Computers in Chemical Engineering Design

Selected Topics in Chemical Reaction Engineering

Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering

Fundamentals of Gas-Solid Reactions

Teaching Methodology in Chemical Engineering

Basic Heat Transfer

Material and Energy Balances

Chem Lab IV

Chem Lab V

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Process Dynamics & Control

Computers in ChE Design

Computers in ChE Design

Chemical Reactor Design

Selected Topics (Mixing)

Special Topics(Gas-Solid Rx)

Patents and Inventions

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., Patent pending

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

Other Information

 -  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.

 

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

 

Course

Experiment

Equipment Constructed by Dr. Khang

20-254-437

ChE Lab V

Contact Information

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
Mail Location #12
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0012
Phone: (513) 556 2789
khangsj@ucmail.uc.edu