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William Roberts

Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Saudi Arabia

Biography

Prof WILLIAM ROBERTS specialises thermo-catalytic fuel conversion technologies for next generation biofuels. He is working as Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia.

Research Interest

Professor Roberts' primary research focus is on experimental studies in laminar and turbulent jet diffusion flames, flame-vortex interactions, non-linear optical diagnostics as applied to reacting flows, soot formation, high pressure flames, constant volume combustion engines and thermo-catalytic fuel conversion technologies for next generation biofuels.

Publications

  • J. P. Ford, N. Thapaliya, M. J. Kelly, W. L Roberts, and H. H. Lamb, “Semi-Batch Deoxygenation of Canola- and Lard-Derived Fatty Acids to Diesel-Range Hydrocarbons,” Energy and Fuels 27(12) 7489-7496 (2013)

  • A. M. Elbaz and W. L. Roberts, ‘Flame Structure of Methane Inverse Diffusion Flame’ Experimental thermal and Fluid Sciences, 56 23-32 (2014)

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