Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
University of Calgary, Canada
Dr. Hua Song received his Ph.D. degree from Ohio State University in 2009. He then joined the Babcock & Wilcox company (2009~2010) as lead engineer and Research Triangle Institute (2011~2012) as research chemical engineer II consecutively right after his graduation.Dr. Song is now an assistant professor at University of Calgary. His prior and current work has concentrated on development and characterization of heterogeneous catalyst systems for use in clean energy conversion and emissions control. He has more than 30 publications for his research including peer-reviewed journal articles with high impact factor, national and international conference proceedings, and book and book chapter in these areas and holds 3 patents. His research has been recognized by multiple public media including NPR, UPI, CEP (AICHE), Tcetoday (IChemE), Science Daily, Columbus Dispatch, etc. Dr. Song has also been invited as the speaker and session chair of various professional meetings held nationally and internationally.
Research Interests Heterogeneous catalysis and its applications in energy and emission control including: Heavy oil/oil sands upgrading Natural gas storage and utilization CO2 capture and utilization Solid (coal and biomass) gasification Hazardous pollutants removal Steam reforming of bio-derived liquids