Yassir Makkawi, Fatemeh Hassan Pour, Yehya El Sayed, Muhammad Khan, Mohamed Badrelzaman Pyrolysis of food waste in an auger reactor- reactor performance and products characteristics.
Yassir Makkawi, Rania Ahmed, Muhammad Khan, Mubarek Salih, Noha Hussein, A novel solar-thermal reactor for biomass pyrolysis- cold flow experiment and Pyrolysis predictions.
Yassir Makkawi, Yehya El Sayed, Dionysia-Angeliki Lyra, Fatemeh Hassan Pour, Muhammad Khan, Mohamed Badrelzaman, Effect of the pyrolysis temperature on the biofuel and biochar from halophyte Salicornia Bigelovii,
Yassir Makkawi, Fatemeh Hassan Pour, Yehya El Sayed, Muhammad Khan, Mohamed Badrelzaman. Effect of the pyrolysis temperature on the biofuel and biochar from food waste.
Yassir Makkawi, Baraa Ahmed and Mohamad Hassan, Computational modelling of date palm pyrolysis in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor.
Yassir Makkawi and Mohamed Hassan, Computational modeling of hydrogen production in a large-scale CFB steam gasifier.
Yassir Makkawi and Hamza Al-Noman, Simulation of the pyrolysis of halophyte Salicornia Bigelovii an auger reactor.
Yassir Makkawi and Muhammad Khan, Comparative assessment of the performance of a fluidized bed and an auger reactors for the pyrolysis of date palm waste.
Journal papers under review
Fatemeh Hassan Pour and Yassir Makkawi, Pyrolysis and Gasification of Food Wastes (leftover): A review. Submitted to Energy Conversion and Management in Sep 2020 (IF 7.1)
Published journal papers
Yassir Makkawi, Yehya El Sayed, Dionysia-Angeliki Lyra, Fatemeh Hassan Pour, Muhammad Khan, Mohamed Badrelzaman, Assessment of the pyrolysis products from halophyte Salicornia Bigelovii cultivated in a desert environment, Fuel, revised version submitted with minor corrections in Sep 2020 (IF 5.57).
Yassir Makkawi, Lad Jai, Adsorption of methyl chloride on molecular sieves, silica gels and activated carbon, Published, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 43, 3, pp. 436-446, 2020 (IF 3.74).
Makkawi, Y., Yu, X., Ocone, R., Parametric analysis of biomass fast pyrolysis in a downer fluidized bed reactor. Renewable Energy 143 (2019) 1225-1234 (IF 6.27).
Makkawi, Y., El Sayed, Y., Nancarrow, P, Salih, M., Banks, Scott, Jones, S., Bridgwater, T., Fast pyrolysis of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) waste in a bubbling fluidized bed reactor. Renewable Energy 143 (2019) 719−730 (IF 6.27).
Mohamed Hassan and Yassir Makkawi, A hydrodynamic model for biomass gasification in a circulating fluidized bed riser, Chemical Engineering and Processing- Process Intensification, Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification, 2018, 148–161, 2018 (IF 3.73)
Xi Yu, Paula Blancoa, Yassir Makkawi, Anthony Bridgwater, CFD and experimental studies on a circulating fluidised bed reactor for biomass gasification, Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, 2018, 284-29, 2018 (IF 3.73)
Muktar Bashir, Yu, X., Hassan, M., Yassir Makkawi. Modelling and performance analysis of biomass fast pyrolysis in a solar-thermal reactor, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 3795−3807, 2017 (IF 7.63)
Elewuwa, F., Makkawi, Y., A computational model of hydrogen production by steam reforming of DME in a large scale CFB reactor: Part II: Parametric analysis, International Journal of hydrogen production, 19819-19828, 2016 (IF 4.93)
Huaiyu Yang, Xi Yu, Vishal Raval, Yassir Makkawi, Alastair Florence, Effect of Oscillatory Flow on Nucleation Kinetics of Butyl Paraben, Crystal Growth Des., 875−886, 2016 (IF 4.1)
Elewuwa, F., Makkawi, Y., Hydrogen production by steam reforming of DME in a large scale CFB reactor: Part I: Computational model and predictions, International Journal of hydrogen production, 15865–15876, 2015 (IF 4.93)
Yu, X., Hassan, M., Ocone, R., Makkawi, Y., A CFD study of gas-solid separation in a downer pyrolysis reactor equipped with a novel gas-solid separator- II: Thermochemical performance and products, Fuel Processing Technology, 51-63, 2015 (IF 4.98)
Yu, X., Makkawi, Y., Ocone, R., Berruti, R., Beriens, C., Huard, M., A CFD study of biomass pyrolysis in a downer reactor equipped with a novel gas-solid separator - I: hydrodynamic performance. Fuel Processing Technology, 366-382, 2014 (IF 4.98)
Lad, J. and Makkawi, Y., Adsorption of Dimethyl ether (DME) on zeolite molecular sieves at low pressure, Chemical Engineering Journal, 335-346, 2014 (IF=10.65)
Kelwin, C, Makkawi, Y. , Hounslow, M., A priori prediction of aggregation efficiency and rate constant for fluidized bed melt granulation, Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 98, 291-297, 2013 (IF 2.8)
Kelwin, C, Makkawi, Y., Hounslow, M., Time scale analysis for fluidized bed melt granulation- I: granule-granule and granule-droplet collision rates, Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 66, Issue 3, 318-326, 2011 (IF 2.8)
Kelwin, C, Makkawi, Y., Hounslow, M., Time scale analysis for fluidized bed melt granulation- II: binder spreading rate, Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 66, Issue 3, 327-335, 2011 (IF 2.8)
Kelwin, C, Makkawi, Y., Hounslow, M., Time scale analysis for fluidized bed melt granulation- III: binder solidification rate, Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 66, Issue 3, 336-341, 2011 (IF 2.8)
Makkawi, Y. and Ocone, R., Mass transfer coefficient for drying of moist particulate in a bubbling fluidized bed. Chemical Engineering Technology, 1-10, 2009 (IF 1.59)
Makkawi, Y. and Ocone, R., Integration of ECT measurements with hydrodynamic modelling of conventional gas-solid bubbling bed. Chemical Engineering Science, 4304-4315, 2007 (IF 2.8)
Makkawi, Y. and Ocone, R., A model for granular flows in a horizontal duct with a smooth merge of rapid-intermediate-dense flows. Chemical Engineering Science, 4271-4281, 2006 (IF 2.8)
Makkawi, Y., Wright, P. C and Ocone, R., The effect of friction and inter-particle cohesive forces on the hydrodynamics of gas-solid flow: a comparative analysis of theoretical predictions and experiments. Powder Technology, 163, 69-79, 2006 (IF 3.2)
Makkawi, Y. and Ocone, R., Modelling of particle stress at the dilute-intermediate-dense flow regimes: A review. KONA - Powder Science and Technology, No.23, 49-63, 2005
Makkawi, Y. and Wright, P. C., Electrical Capacitance Tomography for conventional fluidized bed measurements- remarks on the measuring technique. Powder Technology, 148, 142-157, 2004 (IF 3.2)
Makkawi, Y. and Wright, P. C., Tomographic analysis of dry/semi-wet bed fluidization: the effect of small liquid loading and particle size on the bubbling behavior. Chemical Engineering Science, 59 (1), 201-213, 2004 (IF 2.8)
Makkawi, Y. and Wright, P. C., The void function and effective drag force for fluidized beds. Chemical Engineering Science, 58 (13), 2035-2051, 2003 (IF=2.8)
Makkawi, Y. and Wright, P. C., Fluidization regimes in a conventional fluidized bed characterized by means of Electrical Capacitance Tomography. Chemical Engineering Science, 57 (13), 2411-2437, 2002 (IF=2.8)
Makkawi, Y. and Wright, P. C., Optimization of experiment span and data acquisition rates for reliable Electrical Capacitance Tomography measurement in fluidization studies- a case study. Measurement Science and Technology, 13 (12), 1831-1841, 2002 (IF 1.68)
Makkawi, Y. and Wright, P. C., Tomographic analysis of dry and semi wet fluidization, Short article. The Chemical Engineer Journal, short note, 2002
Demirel, Y., Abu-Al-Saud, B. A., Al-Ali H. H. and Makkawi, Y., Packing size and shape effects on forced convection in large rectangular packed ducts with asymmetric heating, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 42 (17), 3267-3277, 1999.
Makkawi, Y., Y. Demirel and H. H. Al-Ali, Numerical analysis of convection heat transfer in a rectangular packed duct with asymmetric heating, Energy Conversion and Management, 39(56), 455-463, 1998 (IF 5.58)
Conference papers/ presentations
Yassir Makkawi, Yehya El Sayed, Fatemeh Hassan Pour, Muhammad Khan, Mohamed Badrelzaman, Rawan Hakawati1, Pyrolysis of Food Waste for Sustainable Production of Biofuels in Marginal Enviroments, 8th International Congress on Sustainability Science and Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 1-3, 2019.
Raffaella Ocone, Xi Yu, Yassir Makkawi, Intermediate - Regime in Particle-Fluid Flow, 8th World Congress on Particle Technology in Orlando, FL, April 22-26, 2018.
Yassir Makkawi, Paul Nancarrow, Tony Bridgwater, Scott Banks and Stuart Jones, Analysis of product distribution and characteristics of bio-oil and bio-char from fast pyrolysis of date palm tree waste, BioChar 2017: Production, Characterization and Applications, 19-26 Aug 2017, Italy.
Raffaella Ocone, Xi Yu, Yassir Makkawi, Corey Badger, S. Kokou Dadzie, Intermediate Regime in Particle-Fluid Flow, September 8-10, 2017, Yangzhou, China.
Yassir Makkawi, Energy from waste through biomass gasification, 8th annual conference on Energy from Waste, 7-8 Dec 2015, London, UK.
Yassir Makkawi, Bio-fuel production in a downer reactor: a computational modelling study, International Conference and Expo on Oil and Gas, Nov 16-18, Dubai, UAE