Stephen Thiel

Stephen W. Thiel

Professor - Educator, Chemical Engineering

Engineering Research Cntr

548

CEAS - Chemical Eng - 0012

Education

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg, VA, 1981 (Chemical Engineering)

M.S., The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX, 1983 (Chemical Engineering)

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX, 1986 (Chemical Engineering)

Positions and Work Experience

2011 -To Present Associate Professor - Educator, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2006 -2011 Research Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2005 -2006 Visiting Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

2000 -2004 Manager, Process Technology, Cognis Corporation/Henkel Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

1998 -2000 Strategic Planning Analyst, Henkel Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

1990 -1998 Principal Process Engineer, Henkel Corporation, Cincinnati, OH

1986 -1990 Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

1981 -1985 Research Associate, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

1981 - Unit Operations Instructor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

1980 -1981 Grader, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

1977 -1979 Cooperative Education Student, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN

Research Support

Grant: #OCRC AY07-08-A3 Investigators:Degouvea-Pinto, Neville; Thiel, Stephen 09-01-2007 -09-30-2009 Ohio Department of Development Advanced Adsorbent for Direct Capture of Gas-Phase Toxics Role:PI $159,231.00 Completed

Grant: #OCRC AY07-08-A2 Investigators:Degouvea-Pinto, Neville; Thiel, Stephen 09-01-2007 -09-30-2008 Ohio Department of Development Advanced Adsorbents for Warm Gas Mercury Capture in Coal Gasification Role:PI $79,975.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #UT12214F / OCRC AY08-09-A2-C Investigators:Degouvea-Pinto, Neville; Thiel, Stephen 08-01-2008 -09-30-2011 Ohio Department of Development Advanced Adsorbents for the Warm-Gas Capture of Gas-Phase Toxics in Coal Gasification Role:PI $159,804.00 Active Level:State of Ohio

Grant: #SRS 006926 Investigators:Degouvea-Pinto, Neville; Thiel, Stephen 06-15-2010 -06-14-2012 Babcock & Wilcox Y-12, LLC Thermodynamic Properties of Solvents for Carbon Dioxide Capture Role:PI $139,082.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #RCD 1481 / DE-FE0007716 Investigators:Thiel, Stephen 10-01-2011 -08-31-2012 Department of Energy Optimized Solvent For Energy-Efficient, Environmentally-Friendly Capture of CO2 At Coal-Fired Power Plants Role:PI $7,390.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 008099 Investigators:Thiel, Stephen 05-01-2012 -09-30-2013 Babcock & Wilcox Y-12, LLC Nanostructured Chelating Adsorbents for Direct Capture of Mercury From Coal Combustion Flue Gas Role:PI $50,812.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #DUE-1356656 Investigators:Kukreti, Anant; Matthews, Charles; Nistor, Vasille; Thiel, Stephen; Yeghiazarian, Lilit 07-01-2014 -06-30-2019 National Science Foundation S-STEM: "Bridging Our Students to Their Future" Role:Collaborator $599,855.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #14-01 Investigators:Smirniotis, Peter Panagiotis; Thiel, Stephen 08-08-2014 -08-31-2016 Ohio Coal Development Office Integrated Low-Temperature SCR, Mercury, and Trace Metal Capture for Power Plants Fired Using Ohio Coal Role:PI $160,000.00 Awarded Level:State of Ohio

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Kim,J., Desch,R. J., Thiel,S. W., Guliants,V. V., Pinto,N. G. (2012. )Adsorption of biomolecules on mesostructured cellular foam silica: Effect of acid concentration and aging time in synthesis .Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, ,149 (1 ),60 -68

Kim,J., Desch,R. J., Thiel,S. W., Guliants,V. V., Pinto,N. G. (2011. )Energetics of lysozyme adsorption on mesostructured cellular foam silica: Effect of salt concentration .Journal of Chromatography A, ,1218 (38 ),6697 -6704

Kim,J., Desch,R. J., Thiel,S. W., Guliants,V. V., Pinto,N. G. (2011. )Energetics of protein adsorption on amine-functionalized mesostructured cellular foam silica .Journal of Chromatography A, ,1218 (43 ),7796 -7803

Katiyar,A., Thiel,S. W., Guliants,V. V., Pinto,N. G. (2010. )Investigation of the mechanism of protein adsorption on ordered mesoporous silica using flow microcalorimetry .Journal of Chromatography A, ,1217 (10 ),1583 -1588

Yadav,S., Wickett,R. R., Pinto,N. G., Kasting,G. B., Thiel,S. W. (2009. )Comparative thermodynamic and spectroscopic properties of water interaction with human stratum corneum .Skin Research and Technology, ,15 (2 ),172 -179

Jaladi,H., Katiyar,A., Thiel,S. W., Guliants,V. V., Pinto,N. G. (2009. )Effect of pore diffusional resistance on biocatalytic activity of Burkholderia cepacia lipase immobilized on SBA-15 hosts .Chemical Engineering Science, ,64 (7 ),1474 -1479

Yadav,S., Thiel,S. W., Kasting,G. B., Pinto,N. G. (2009. )Thermodynamics of water interactions with human stratum corneum. II. Interpretation via the Guggenheim-Anderson-deBoer isotherm .Chemical Engineering Science, ,64 (7 ),1480 -1487

Ji,L., Sreekanth,P. M., Smimiotis,P. G., Thiel,S. W., Pinto,N. G. (2008. )Manganese oxide/titania materials for removal of NOx and elemental mercury from flue gas .Energy and Fuels, ,22 (4 ),2299 -2306

Peise,O., Ji,L., Thiel,S. W., Pinto,N. G. (2008. )New adsorbents for direct warm-gas capture of mercury .Main Group Chemistry, ,7 (3 ),181 -189

Ji,L., Thiel,S. W., Pinto,N. G. (2008. )Pyrrolidinium imides: Promising ionic liquids for direct capture of elemental mercury from flue gas .Water, Air, and Soil Pollution: Focus, ,8 (3-4 ),349 -358

Ji,L., Thiel,S. W., Pinto,N. G. (2008. )Room temperature ionic liquids for mercury capture from flue gas .Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, ,47 (21 ),8396 -8400

Radovanovic,P., Thiel,S. W., Hwang,S. -T (1992. )Formation of asymmetric polysulfone membranes by immersion precipitation. Part I. Modelling mass transport during gelation .Journal of Membrane Science, ,65 (3 ),213 -229

Radovanovic,P., Thiel,S. W., Hwang,S. -T (1992. )Formation of asymmetric polysulfone membranes by immersion precipitation. Part II. The effects of casting solution and gelation bath compositions on membrane structure and skin formation .Journal of Membrane Science, ,65 (3 ),231 -246

Thiel,S. W. (1990. )Concentration-dependent solute activity coefficients and solute transport in pressure-driven membrane separation processes .Journal of Membrane Science, ,48 (2-3 ),127 -140

Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R. (1990. )Frictional and osmotic effects in the pressure-driven membrane separation of dilute solutions .Journal of Membrane Science, ,50 (2 ),131 -139

Radovanovic,P., Thiel,S. W. (1990. )Partition coefficients at infinite dilution from Flory-Huggins theory .Journal of Liquid Chromatography, ,13 (8 ),1571 -1583

Radovanovic,P., Thiel,S. W., Hwang,S. -T (1990. )Transport of ethanol-water dimers in pervaporation through a silicone rubber membrane .Journal of Membrane Science, ,48 (1 ),55 -65

Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R. (1989. )Multicomponent effects in the pressure-driven membrane separation of dilute solutions of nonelectrolytes .Journal of Membrane Science, ,42 (3 ),285 -302

Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R. (1988. )Application of the stefan-maxwell equations to the pressure-driven membrane separation of dilute multicomponent solutions of nonelectrolytes .Journal of Membrane Science, ,37 (3 ),233 -249

Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R., Dickson,J. M. (1985. )Analysis of transport in a pressure-driven membrane separation process. eds., Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, Paper 9, p.113 -123.

Thiel, S.W. (1989. )Linear relationships between rejection and flux in pressure-driven membrane separation processes .Journal of Membrane Science, ,43 ,307 -311

He, J., Reddy, G.K., Thiel, S.W., Smirniotos, P.G., Pinto, N.G. (2011. )Ceria-modified manganese oxide/titania materials for removal of elemental and oxidized mercury from flue gas .Journal of Physical Chemistry C, ,

Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R., Dickson,J. W. (1985. )Physicochemical interpretation of the behaviour of a pressure-driven membrane separation process. eds., Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, Paper 10, p.126 -139.

Horner, D.E., Mailen, J.C., Thiel, S.W., Scott, T.C., Yates, R.G. (1980. )Interphase transfer kinetics of uranium using the drop method, Lewis cell, and Kenics mixer .Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fundamentals, ,19 ,103 -109

Babai-Pirouz,M., Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R., Dickson,J. M. (1984. )The effect of solute-membrane affinity on cyclic hydrocarbon-water transport in pressure-driven membrane separation processes .Journal of Membrane Science, ,21 (1 ),21 -33

Thiel,S. W., Lloyd,D. R. (1983. )Physicochemical interactions in pressure-driven membrane separation of glucose, ascorbic acid, citric acid, and mannitol from single solute aqueous solution .Desalination, ,46 (1-3 ),399 -406

Horner,D. E., Mallen,J. C., Coggins Jr.,J. R., Thiel,S. W., Scott,T. C., Pih,N., Yates,R. G. (1980. )Interphase transfer kinetics of thorium between nitric acid and tribultyl phosphate solutions using the single drop and the Lewis cell techniques .Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fundamentals, ,19 (3 ),287 -291

Courses Taught

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Principles of Heat Transfer

Transport I

Principles of Mass Transfer