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Jan Baeyens

Jan Baeyens 
Professor, Part-time Principal Investigator
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering,1974, University of Bradford, U.K
M. S., Chemical Engineering, 1971, University of Leuven, Belgium
B. S.,  Nuclear Engineering, 1968, Brussels Nuclear Sciences, Belgium
Specializations: Material science

Research focuses:
  ●  Process and reactor design
  ●  Powder and multi-phase reactors
  ●  Sustainable energy, renewable energy, and solar energy
  ●  Environmental and health assessment
Recent Publications:
  ●  H Zhang, H Benoit, D Gauthier, J Degrève, J Baeyens, et al. Particle circulation loops in solar energy capture and storage: gas-solid flow and heat transfer considerations. Applied Energy, 2016, 4, 341-352.
  ●  H Zhang, J Baeyens, G Cáceres, J Degrève, Y Lv, Thermal energy storage: Recent developments and practical aspects. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 2016, 53, 1-40.
  ●  J Baeyens, Q Kang, L Appels, R Dewil, Y Lv, T Tan. Challenges and opportunities in improving the production of bioethanol. Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 2015, 47, 60-88.
  ●  C Zhang, H Su, J Baeyens, T Tan. Reviewing the anaerobic digestion of food waste for biogas production. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2014, 38, 383-392.
  ●  H Zhang, J Baeyens, J Degrève, G Cáceres, R Segal, F Pitié. Latent heat storage with tubular encapsulated phase change materials (PCMs). Energy, 2014, 76, 66-72.
  ●  H Zhang, J Baeyens, J Degrève, G Cáceres. Concentrated solar power plants: review and design methodology. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2013, 22, 466-481.


18810576138 (secretary)

Office Location:
Room 204, Science
and Technology Building