Heterogeneous catalysis and process engineering as applied to environmental and biochemical engineering problems.
Synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials: electrocatalysis; composite membranes; proton exchange membrane fuel cells; alkaline fuel cells; lithium ion batteries; zinc-air batteries; clear water and clear energy technology.
Air pollution control from combustion sources with emphasis on control of Nitrious Oxides (NOx) and Sulphur Oxides (SOx) emissions; greenhouse gas abatement.
Design and testing of fuel cells and associated materials; reliability modeling; 'green energy'; hydrogen energy systems; environmental management; conductive polymer blends.
Catalytic distillation; catalyst development for hydrocarbon processing; heavy oil and emulsion upgrading; recycling of plastics.
Electrochemistry of metallurgical and acqueous systems; modeling of hydrometallurgical and electrochemical processes; industrial wastewater treatment.
Catalysis; polymer science; environmental and pollution control.
Emerging catalytic nano-materials; heterogeneous catalysis; reactor design; renewable synthetic fuels.