University of Delaware - College of Engineering
CHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING

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Faculty

Michael T Klein

Michael Klein
  • Dan Rich Chair of Energy

250G ISEB
University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware 19716
mtk@udel.edu
302-831-2656
302-831-4473 (fax)


Education
  • Doctorate - 1981 Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Bachelors - 1977 University of Delaware

"Upgrading and conversion of renewable and fossil fuels, chemical reaction engineering, detailed kinetic modeling of complex reaction systems."

XSelected Publications

For a complete listing of publications, please view the Full CV.
  1. Horton, Scott; Zhang, Yu; Mohr, Rebecca; Petrocelli, Frank; Klein, Michael, "Implementation of a Molecular-level Kinetic Model for Plasma-arc Municipal Solid Waste Gasification", Energy and Fuels 30, 7904, (2016)
  2. L Zhang, Z Hou, SR Horton, MT Klein, Q Shi, S Zhao, C Xu, "Molecular Representation of Petroleum Vacuum Resid", Energy Fuels 28, 1736, (2014)
  3. Michael T. Klein; Zhen Hou; and Craig Bennett, "Reaction Network Elucidation: Interpreting Delplots for Mixed Generation Products", Energy & Fuels 26, 52, (2012)
  4. Concetta LaMarca; Brian M. Moreno; and Michael T. Klein, "Characteristics of Optimal Chain Transfer Solvents for Heavy Hydrocarbon Conversion", Energy Fuels 26, 55, (2012)
  5. Wei Wei; Craig A. Bennett; Ryuzo Tanaka; Gang Hou; Michael T. Klein Jr. and Michael T. Klein, "Computer Aided Kinetic Modeling with KMT and KME", Fuel Processing Technology 89, 350, (2008)
  6. P.V. Joshi; A. Kumar; T. I. Mizan and M. T. Klein, "Detailed Kinetic Models in the Context of Reactor Analysis: Linking Mechanistic and Process Chemistry", Energy and Fuels 13, 1135, (1999)
  7. Korre, S. C. and M. T. Klein, "Development of Temperature-Independent Quantitative Structure/Reactivity Relationships for Metal- and Acid-Catalyzed Reactions", Catalysis Today 31, 79, (1996)
  8. Korre, S. C; M. T. Klein and R. J. Quann, "Polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons Hydrogenation: Part 1. Experimental Reaction Pathways and Kinetics", I&EC Research 34, 101, (1995)
  9. Broadbelt, L. J.; S. M. Stark and M. T. Klein, "Computer Generated Pyrolysis Modeling: On-theFly Generation of Species, Reactions, and Rates", I&EC Research 33, 790, (1994)
  10. Wu, B. C.; M. T. Klein, and S. I. Sandler, "Solvent Effects on Reactions in Supercritical Fluids", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 29, 822, (1991)

XPatents

XSelected Awards

For a complete listing of awards, please view the Full CV.
  1. ACS Fellow (American Chemical Society: 2011)
  2. R. H. Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering (AIChE: 2008)
  3. Outstanding Alumnus Award (College of Engineering, University of Delaware: 1998)
  4. Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor of Chemical Engineering (University of Delaware: 1994)
  5. American Men and Women of Science: 1994
  6. ACS Delaware Section Award (American Chemical Society: 1993)
  7. Outstanding Young Men of America: 1988
  8. Presidential Young Investigator Award (National Science Foundation: 1985)


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