Recent Publication and Presentations

W.C. Shin and R.S. Besser, “Micromachined Thin-Film Gas Flow Sensor for Microchemical Reactors,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 16 731-741 (2006). Available at IOP website. View preprint.

S. McGovern, H. Gadre, C.S. Pai, W. Mansfield, S. Pau, and R.S. Besser, “Catalyst-Trap Microreactor for Hydrogenation of a Pharmaceutical Intermediate,” Proceedings of the 2006 Spring Meeting, American Institue of Chemical Engineers, (2006). View preprint.

R.S. Besser, “A Look at Microchemical Systems: What Are They? What Are Some Key Limitations?” Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rutgers University, Feb. 22, 2006. View presentation.

R. S. Besser, “Miniaturization for Chemical Processing: Smaller Can Be Better,” Joint Meeting of the New Haven Sections of AIChE and ACS, Oct. 19, 2005. View presentation.

“Microreaction Technology in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: The New Jersey Center for Microchemical Systems,” Invited Keynote Address by R.S. Besser, 8th International Conference on Microreaction Technology (IMRET), Atlanta, Georgia, April 11, 2005.

K. Shah, X. Ouyang, R.S. Besser, “Microreaction for Microfuel Processing: Challenges and Prospects,” Chemical Engineering Technology, 28 (3), 1 (2005). (Invited Paper). Available at ScienceDirect. View preprint.

X. Ouyang and R.S. Besser, “Effect of Reactor Heat Transfer Limitations on CO Preferential Oxidation,” Journal of Power Sources, 141 (1), 39-46 (2005). Available at ScienceDirect. View preprint.

X. Ouyang, L. Bednarova, P. Ho, and R.S. Besser, “Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in a Thin-Film Catalytic Microreactor: Advantages and Limitations, in press, AIChE Journal, 51 (6), 1758-1772 (2005).. Available at AIChE Journal website. View preprint.

K. Shah and R.S. Besser, “Silicon Based Microchemical Concepts for Miniature Fuel Processor,” 2004 Research Results Report, Cornell Nanofabrication Facility, Cornell University, Ithaca New York, Oct. 10, 2004. View poster.

R.S. Besser, “Preferential Oxidation in a Microchemical System, Advantages and Limitations,” Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, October 8, 2004. View presentation.

R.S. Besser, “Microchemical Systems: New Tools for Chemical Engineers Through Miniaturization,” Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI), San Juan de Bariloche, Argentina, June 24, 2004. View presentation.

K. Shah, W.C. Shin, and R.S. Besser, “A PDMS micro proton exhange membrane fuel cell by conventional and non-conventional microfabrication techniques,” Sensors and Actuators B, 97 (2-3), 157-167 (2004). Available at ScienceDirect.

Revised: 03/17/06.