Imperial College London

Dr Andrew J Haslam

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Research Fellow
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5618a.haslam CV

 
 
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Location

 

C406Roderic Hill BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Biography

Date Role
Sep 2008- Research Fellow, Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering
Oct 2004 - Aug 2008 Research Associate (Molecular Systems Engineering group)
Imperial College London, Department of Chemical Engineering
Jun 2004 - Oct 2004 Visiting Scientist (Interfacial Materials Group)
Argonne National Laboratory, USA, Materials Science Division
2001-2004 Research Associate (Molecular Systems Engineering group)
Imperial College London, Centre for Process Systems Engineering
1999-2001 Research Associate (Interfacial Materials Group)
Argonne National Laboratory, USA, Materials Science Division
1998-1999 Research Associate
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, Department of Chemical Engineering
1997-1998 Research Associate
University of Sheffield, UK, Department of Chemistry & University of Patras, Greece, Department of Physics
1997 Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, University of Sheffield, Department of Chemistry:
• Monte Carlo simulation study of hard-sphere chain polymers
• Advisors: Prof. George Jackson and Prof. Tom McLeish
• Investigation of the shape statistics of tangent-hard-sphere polymer chains using Monte Carlo (atomistic) simulations

Interests

thermodynamics in relation to energy and the environment

  • CO2 phase behaviour: in mixtures with reservoir fluids (e.g., enhanced-oil recovery); in aqueous systems; in mixtures with electrolytes (e.g., for sequestration in saline aquifers)
  • organic Rankine cycles, and related devices for the conversion of waste heat to useful energy

Statistical thermodynamics and phase equilibria

  • molecular-based equations of state, e.g., SAFT, and their development
  • industrial gas-polymer systems
  • liquid-crystal systems
  • intermolecular potentials and their influence on mixtures and phase equilibria

Flow assurance

  • thermodynamic modelling of gas hydrates for application in reservoir / flow simulations
  • thermodynamic modelling of crude-oil systems, with particular emphasis on asphaltenes and asphaltene precipitation

SIMULATION OF FLUIDS AND SOLIDS

  • atomistic (molecular dynamics (MD) and Monte Carlo (MC)) and mesoscale (coarse-grained MD and kinetic-MC / finite-element) simulations
  • adsorption of fluids on solid surfaces
  • multiscale and hierarchical simulations

Publications

Journals

Haslam AJ, Gonzalez-Perez A, Di Lecce S, et al., 2020, Expanding the Applications of the SAFT-gamma Mie Group-Contribution Equation of State: Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties and Phase Behavior of Mixtures, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, Vol:65, ISSN:0021-9568, Pages:5862-5890

Walker PJ, Haslam AJ, 2020, A New Predictive Group-Contribution Ideal-Heat-Capacity Model and Its Influence on Second-Derivative Properties Calculated Using a Free-Energy Equation of State, Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, Vol:65, ISSN:0021-9568, Pages:5809-5829

Ravipati S, Galindo A, Jackson G, et al., 2019, An investigation of free-energy-averaged (coarse-grained) potentials for fluid adsorption on heterogeneous solid surfaces, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Vol:21, ISSN:1463-9076, Pages:25558-25568

Campos-Villalobos G, Ravipati S, Haslam AJ, et al., 2019, Modelling adsorption using an augmented two-dimensional statistical associating fluid theory: 2D-SAFT-VR Mie, Molecular Physics: an International Journal at the Interface Between Chemistry and Physics, Vol:117, ISSN:0026-8976, Pages:3770-3782

Conference

Ibrahim D, Oyewunmi O, Haslam A, et al., Computer-aided working fluid design and optimisation of organic Rankine cycle (ORC) systems under varying heat-source conditions, 32ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EFFICIENCY, COST, OPTIMIZATION, SIMULATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF ENERGY SYSTEMS

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