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Predicting multicomponent gas transport in hybrid inorganic membranes. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
GOBINA, E., SHEHU, H. and ORAKWE, I. 2021. Predicting multicomponent gas transport in hybrid inorganic membranes. In Proceedings of the ICANM 2021: 8th International conference and exhibition on advanced and nanomaterials 2021 (ICANM 2021), 9-11 August 2021, [virtual conference]. Ontario: ICANM, pages 47-56.

A repeated dip-coating technique has been used to prepare novel inorganic multilayered membranes. The membranes have been characterizated by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) and nitrogen adsorption (ASAP 2010) respectively. The three-parameter mode... Read More about Predicting multicomponent gas transport in hybrid inorganic membranes..

Comparison of hydrogen transport in dense and porous ceramic membrane systems. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
GOBINA, E., SHEHU, H., ORAKWE, I. and ALKALI, A. 2021. Comparison of hydrogen transport in dense and porous ceramic membrane systems. Presented at 8th International conference and exhibition on advanced and nanomaterials 2021 (ICANM 2021), 9-11 August 2021, [virtual conference].

In this study, hydrogen permeation behaviour was investigated for both dense and porous ceramic composite membranes. Selected porous supports were tested and highly active metallic species was impregnated into the porous structure using the repeated... Read More about Comparison of hydrogen transport in dense and porous ceramic membrane systems..

Thermo-neutral methane reforming using a flow-through porous Rh-impregnated membrane catalyst reactor for carbon capture and utilisation. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
SHEHU, H., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2021. Thermo-neutral methane reforming using a flow-through porous Rh-impregnated membrane catalyst reactor for carbon capture and utilisation. Presented at 8th International conference and exhibition on advanced and nanomaterials 2021 (ICANM 2021), 9-11 August 2021, [virtual conference]

A thermo-neutral process has been developed and tested for the carbon dioxide (CO2) reforming of methane (CH4) with oxygen (O2) and steam (H2O). A catalytic membrane reactor in which the catalytic material is dispersed within the straight through por... Read More about Thermo-neutral methane reforming using a flow-through porous Rh-impregnated membrane catalyst reactor for carbon capture and utilisation..

Transport in catalytically active porous membrane application in seawater deoxygenation for pressure maintenance. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2021. Transport in catalytically active porous membrane application in seawater deoxygenation for pressure maintenance. Presented at 8th International conference and exhibition on advanced and nanomaterials 2021 (ICANM 2021), 9-11 August 2021, [virtual conference].

In this study, inorganic tubular ceramic membranes with highly-dispersed catalytic metal: palladium and platinum were produced on both meso and macro-porous membranes. The membranes were characterised by energy dispersive x-rays (EDAX), scanning elec... Read More about Transport in catalytically active porous membrane application in seawater deoxygenation for pressure maintenance..

A comparative evaluation of the hydrogen separation, purification and transport behavior of α-alumina membrane and γ-alumina membranes modified with ALOOH sol. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
SHEHU, H., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2021. A comparative evaluation of the hydrogen separation, purification and transport behavior of α-alumina membrane and γ-alumina membranes modified with AlOOH sol. Presented at 8th International conference and exhibition on advanced and nanomaterials 2021 (ICANM 2021), 9-11 August 2021, [virtual conference].

The main purpose of this work is to investigate the hydrogen permeation behavior of a commercial ceramic alumina membrane and compare same with that of a γ-alumina membrane graded with an AlOOH sol using the dip coating method. The permeance of hydro... Read More about A comparative evaluation of the hydrogen separation, purification and transport behavior of α-alumina membrane and γ-alumina membranes modified with ALOOH sol..

An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. [2020]. An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes. Catalysis today [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.006

Supplement to the depleting energy resources and the stringent environmental laws regarding the atmospheric emissions of greenhouse gases, the development of clean and renewable sources of energy has been a great issue. Worldwide, energy usage is ste... Read More about An initial study of biogas upgrading to bio-methane with carbon dioxide capture using ceramic membranes..

Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2020. Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes. Detritus [online], 12, pages 73-77. Available from: https://doi.org/10.31025/2611-4135/2020.13996

In order to meet the demands of growing economies while considering environmental implications, the use of clean and renewable sources of energy has increasingly become of interest. Biogas utilisation is a means by which these rising needs can be met... Read More about Upgrading biogas to biomethane by use of nano-structured ceramic membranes..

Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. (2019)
Journal Article
OGUNLUDE, P., ABUNUMAH, O., ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading. WEENTECH proceedings in energy [online], 5(1): proceedings of the 4th International conference on energy, environment and economics (ICEEE2019), 20-22 August 2019, Edinburgh, UK, pages 195-205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.32438/WPE.8319

As a result of rising economies and environmental constraints, the demand for clean and renewable sources of energy is fast increasing. Biogas is a renewable form of energy that fits all expectations in terms of delivery, cost, and greenhouse emissio... Read More about Comparative evaluation of the effect of pore size and temperature on gas transport in nano-structured ceramic membranes for biogas upgrading..

Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. (2019)
Journal Article
ORAKWE, I., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2019. Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 44(20), pages 9914-9921. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.01.033

In this study, a tubular palladium membrane has been prepared by an electroless plating method using palladium II chloride as a precursor with the intent of not having a completely dense film since its application does not require high hydrogen selec... Read More about Preparation and characterization of palladium ceramic alumina membrane for hydrogen permeation..

Design and evaluation of gas transport through a zeolite membrane on an alumina support. (2018)
Book Chapter
SHEHU, H., OKON, E., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2018. Design and evaluation of gas transport through a zeolite membrane on an alumina support. In Rashed, M.N. and Palanisamy, P.N. (eds.) Zeolites and their applications. London: IntechOpen [online], chapter 3. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.75545

This chapter details the synthesis and applications of zeolite membranes (gas separation and zeolite membrane reactors). Gas separation is still not carried out at industrial level for zeolite membranes. Related areas, such as the possibility of inco... Read More about Design and evaluation of gas transport through a zeolite membrane on an alumina support..

Innovative hydrocarbons recovery and utilization technology using reactor-separation membranes for off-gases emission during crude oil shuttle tanker transportation and natural gas processing. (2018)
Thesis
SHEHU, H. 2018. Innovative hydrocarbons recovery and utilization technology using reactor-separation membranes for off-gases emission during crude oil shuttle tanker transportation and natural gas processing. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

The increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) concentrations in the atmosphere, as well as the high rate of depletion of hydrocarbon-based resources have become a global concern. A major source of emissions of hydrocarbon vapours occur during loading and offl... Read More about Innovative hydrocarbons recovery and utilization technology using reactor-separation membranes for off-gases emission during crude oil shuttle tanker transportation and natural gas processing..

Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. (2017)
Journal Article
OKON, E., SHEHU, H. and GOBINA, E. 2018. Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation. International journal of hydrogen energy [online], 43(15), pages 7703-7712. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.07.230

This study presents the effect of combined membrane separation and heterogeneous catalysts for the production of ethyl lactate solvent. The enhanced process is a flat sheet cellulose acetate membrane and cation-exchange resin catalysts. A methodology... Read More about Novel esterification reaction from biomass product by coupled acetate membrane and catalysts for ethyl lactate separation..

Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. (2017)
Journal Article
SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations. Materiaux and techniques [online], 105(2), article number 205. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1051/mattech/2017031

This research work investigates the effect of polyurethane polymer on the separation of CO2, CH4 and C3H8 through a zeolite/polyurethane mixed matrix membrane. A methodology based on the modification of porous ceramic inorganic support with the aim t... Read More about Novel zeolite-polyurethane membrane for environmental applications and gas separations..

Recovery of VOC from offshore and onshore shuttle tankers using structured Y-type zeolite membranes. (2017)
Conference Proceeding
HABIBA, S., AJAYI, A., EDIDIONG, O. and GOBINA, E. 2017. Recovery of VOC from offshore and onshore shuttle tankers using structured Y-type zeolite membranes. In Ao, S.-I., Kim, H.K. and Amouzegar, M.A. (eds.) Transactions on engineering technologies: revised selections from proceedings of the 2015 World congress on engineering and computer science (WCECS 2015), 21-23 October 2015, San Francisco, USA. Singapore: Springer [online], pages 541-553. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-2717-8_38

The emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from onshore and offshore facilities are studied and an alternative technology for the recovery of methane and propane by the use of membrane technology is explored. Permeation tests were carried out... Read More about Recovery of VOC from offshore and onshore shuttle tankers using structured Y-type zeolite membranes..

Resin characterization and tubular membrane transport with single gases for ethyl lactate separations for industrial purposes. (2015)
Journal Article
OKON, E., SHEHU, H., NWOGU, N., KAJAMA, M., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Resin characterization and tubular membrane transport with single gases for ethyl lactate separations for industrial purposes. Journal of materials science and chemical engineering [online], 3(9), pages 8-14. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4236/msce.2015.39002

The dip-coating method has been used to prepare silica membrane. The gas flow rate relationship with the gauge pressure showed a Knudsen type of mechanism of gas transport. The flux was found to decrease with respect to temperature indicating non-act... Read More about Resin characterization and tubular membrane transport with single gases for ethyl lactate separations for industrial purposes..

Hydrogen separation using Pt-alumina impregnated membrane. (2015)
Journal Article
KAJAMA, M.N., NWOGU, N.C., OKON, E.O., SHEHU, H., ORAKWE, I. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Hydrogen separation using Pt-alumina impregnated membrane. Energy and power engineering [online], 7(9), pages 412-417. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4236/epe.2015.79039

A tubular commercial mesoporous support was used to prepare a Pt impregnated membrane using the reservoir method and tested for moderate temperature (300 C) gas transport of hydrogen (H2), helium (He) and nitrogen (N2) gas molecules. H2 and N2 gas pe... Read More about Hydrogen separation using Pt-alumina impregnated membrane..

Preparation and characterization of inorganic membranes for hydrocarbon separation from N2 for environmental applications. (2015)
Journal Article
KAJAMA, M.N., SHEHU, H., OKON, E. and GOBINA, E. 2015. Preparation and characterization of inorganic membranes for hydrocarbon separation from N2 for environmental applications. Energy and environment research [online], 5(1), pages 110-120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5539/eer.v5n1p110

This paper reports the preparation and characterization of gas transport using tubular alumina support and silica membrane for propylene (C3H6) and nitrogen (N2) separation. Dip-coating technique was employed to deposit silica on the support after wh... Read More about Preparation and characterization of inorganic membranes for hydrocarbon separation from N2 for environmental applications..