Emeritus Professor Keith King
|Org Unit||School of Chemical Engineering|
|Telephone||+61 8 8313 5448|
Teaching InterestsKinetics & Reactor Design
Research InterestsCombustion (flames, ignition and explosions, and soot formation)
Gas to liquids (GTL) conversion technologies
Reaction kinetics, energy transfer and catalysis
Microalgal engineering (photobioreactors)
PublicationsSome recent publications:
V. A. Stamatov, K. D. King, and D. K. Zhang, "Ignition of Combustible Atmospheres Caused by Uniform and Non-Uniform Radiation Heating of an Inert Particle", Combustion Science and Technology, 178, 1325-1344 (2006).
N. H. Qamar, G. J. Nathan, Z. T. Alwahabi, and K. D. King, "The Effect of Global Mixing on Soot Volume Fraction: Measurements in Simple Jet, Precessing Jet and Bluff Body Flames", Proceedings of the Combustion Institute, 30, 1493-1500, (2005).
V. A. Stamatov, K. D. King, and D. K. Zhang, "Explosions of Methane/Air Mixtures Induced by Radiation-Heated Large Inert Particles", Fuel, 84, 2086-2092 (2005).
N. H. Qamar, G. J. Nathan, Z. T. Alwahabi, and K. D. King, "Effects of Turbulent Mixing on Soot Sheet Dimensions", ASPACC '05, Fifth Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Proceedings, ISBN 0-9757855-1-6, The Combustion Institute, 2005, pp. 349-352 (2005).
K. J. Victory, D. M. Lewis, C. J. Thomas, J. M. Kumar, K. D. King, "Analysis and Classification of Antimicrobial Compounds Produced by Microalgae and Cyanobacteria", 7th World Congress of Chemical Engineering (2005).
M. D. Roberts, D. K. Desai, K. D. King, and D. Price, "Further Development of a Mathematical Model for an Internally Radiating Air-Lift Photobioreactor", Chemeca 2004, 32nd Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Proceedings, ISBN: 1-877040126, 2004, CD-ROM, Paper #136, 6 pp., (2004).
V. A. Stamatov, K. D. King, and D. K. Zhang, "Ignition Hazard from Internally and Externally Heated Objects in an Explosible Environment", 7th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Combustion and Energy Utilization (APISCEU), Proceedings, C. S. Cheung, C. W. Leung, T. L. Chan, and T. T. Wong, Eds., The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, ISBN 962-367-451-1, Paper #199, 5 pp., (2004).
D. Ey, P. J. Ashman, and K. D. King, "Ammonia Oxidation in Premixed Flames of Low Calorific Value Fuel Gas", Chemeca 2004, 32nd Australasian Chemical Engineering Conference, Proceedings, ISBN: 1-877040126, CD-ROM, Paper #145, 6 pp., (2004).
J. Zhu, D. K. Zhang, J. Bromley, F. Barnes, and K. D. King, "CH4 Reforming by Direct Partial Oxidation: High Temperatures Tests and Validating Reaction Mechanism", Combustion Science and Technology in Asia-Pacific Area: Today and Tomorrow, ASPACC-2003, Fourth Asia-Pacific Conference on Combustion, Proceedings, Xuchang Xu and Changsui Zhao, Eds., Southeast University Press, ISBN: 7-81089-376-9, 2003, pp. 418-421.
J. R. Barker, L. M. Yoder, and K. D. King, "Vibrational Energy Transfer Modeling of Non-Equilibrium Polyatomic Reaction Systems", Journal of Physical Chemistry A, (Feature Article), 105, 796-809 (2001).
Professional AssociationsFellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, FIChemE
Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, FRACI
Senior Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, MAIChE
Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, MRSC
Combustion Institute (Australia & New Zealand Section)
The American Chemical Society
Australian Association of von Humboldt Fellows
Australian Filbright Association
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