Journal of Chromatography & Separation Techniques

Journal of Chromatography & Separation Techniques
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7064

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Kayghobad Shams

Kayghobad Shams

Kayghobad Shams
Executive Editor
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Isfahan University of Technology, Iran


Dr. K. Shams earned his BSc degrees in chemical and petrochemical engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic) in Tehran, Iran. He earned his MSc degree in chemical engineering at University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. He earned his PhD degree in chemical engineering and petroleum refining from Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado. He did a post-doctoral study in energy, environment, and soil remediation at Colorado School of Mines. He has attended at University of Colorado at Boulder for one year. He has visited Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and University of Bradford in Bradford, England. Dr. Shams has six years of industrial experience. Currently, Dr. Shams is an associate professor of chemical engineering at Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and a visiting professor at Jiaotong University in Xian, China. He has a wide range of research interests, and is the director of the Center for Fine Chemicals and Catalytic Systems at Isfahan University of Technology. He has taught many undergraduate and graduate courses, and several short courses for various chemical industries. Dr. Shams has published a number of research papers in prestigious international journals, and has translated two books in Process Dynamics and Automatic Control. He is a member of several international and national scientific societies.

Research Interest

a) Separation Processes: Chromatography, Emulsion Liquid Membrane Technology, Solid Phase Extraction, Nano and Micro Bubbles Fractionation
b) Energy, Fuels, and Environment: Energy and Fuels, Soil and Environmental
Remediation, Waste Materials Treatment, Bioresources Conversion, Pyrolysis, Coal Conversion Technologies.
c) Transport Phenomena and Separations: Adsorption, Computational Rheology of Complex Fluids; Flow through Porous Media; Percolation Theory and Fractured Media; Micro-hydrodynamics; Transport Phenomena with Chemical Reactions; Micro-/Nano-Fluidics, Computational Nano-Technology, Lubrication and Lubricants, Liquid Emulsion Membranes, Controlled Drug Release. Foam Fractionation, Membranes Separations, Precious Metals Recovery.
d) Polymers : Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrogels, Controlled Drug Release, Drug Delivery Systems, Polymer Colloids, Liquid Crystal Polymers, Polymerization by Supported Metallocene Catalysts, Polymer Reaction Engineering, Brownian Dynamics Simulation of Polymeric Liquids, Pyrolysis and Devolcanization.
e) Reacting Systems and Heterogeneous Catalysis: Chromatography, Sorption in Hollow and Porous Particles; Precious Metals Recovery of Spent Catalysts; Fabrication and Characterization of Heterogeneous Catalysts, Metallocene Catalysis; Pharmacokinetics; Fine Chemicals, Computational Chemistry, Zeolites Synthesis. Gold Nanocatalists, Zeolites Synthesis and Characterization, Silicon Technologyes.
f) Applied Mathematics and Dynamical Chemical Systems: Automatic Process
Control; Applied Mathematics, Computational Methods, Transformational Methods.