T.C. Ho, Ph.D

Recent Publications

  • Ge, S. J., Wang, S. J., Xu, Q., T. C. Ho, “Air-quality Conscious Scheduling for Multiple Ethylene Plant Start-ups”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 55 (36), 9698-9710, 2016.
  • Wang, Z. Y., Wang S., Xu, Q., Ho, T. C., “Impacts of flare emissions from an ethylene plant shutdown to regional air quality”, Atmospheric Environment, 138, 22-41, 2016.
  • Wang, Z. Y., Xu, Q., Ho, T. C., “Optimal Retrofit Design of Crude Distillation Units for Processing Shale Gas/Natural Gas Condensate Oil”, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 39, 1-13, 2016.
  • Gu, H., J. Guo, H. Wei, X. Yan, D. Ding, X. Zhang, Q. He, S. Tadakamalla, X. Wang, T.C. Ho, S. Wei and Z. Guo, “Transparent Anhydride-cured Epoxy Nanocomposites Reinforced with Polyaniline Stabilized Nanosilica,” Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 3,8152 - 8165 (2015).
  • Ding, D., X. Yan, X. Zhang, Q. He, B. Qiu, D. Jiang, H. Wei, J. Guo, A. Umar, L. Sun,Q. Wang, M. A. Khan, D. P. Young, X. Zhang, B. Weeks, T. C. Ho, Z. Guo and S. Wei,“Preparation and Enhanced Properties of Fe3O4 Nanoparticles Reinforced Polyimide Nanocomposites,” Superlattices and Microstructures, 85, 305-320 (2015).
  • Qiu, B., Xu, C., Sun, D., Wang, Q., Gu, H., Zhang, X., Weeks, B.L., Hopper, J., Ho,T.C., Guo, Z., Wei, S., “Polyaniline Coating with Various Substrates for Hexavalent Chromium Removal,” Applied Surface Science, 334, 7 – 14 (2015).
  • Zhu, J., M. Chen, H. Wei, N. Yerra, N. Haldolaarachchige, Z. Luo, D. P. Young, T. C.Ho, S. Wei and Z. Guo, “Magnetocapacitance in Magnetic Microtubular Carbon Nanocomposites under External Magnetic Field,” Nano Energy, 6, 180–192 (2014).
  • Wang, Z. Y., Zhang J., Xu, Q., Ho, T. C. “Dynamic Simulation for Optimal Operation of Distillation Column Startups in an Ethylene Plan”, Proceedings of the 26th Ethylene Producers' Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 30 - April 3, (2014).
  • Zhu, J., H. Gu, J. Guo, M. Chen, H. Wei, Z. Luo, H. A. Colorado, N. Yerra, D. Ding, T. C. Ho, N. Haldolaarachchige, H. Hopper, D. P. Young, S. Wei* and Z. Guo*, “Mesoporous Magnetic Carbon Nanocomposite Fabrics towards Highly Efficient Cr(VI) Removal,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2, 2256-2265 (2014).
  • Wang, Z. Y., Xu, Q.*, Ho, T. C., “Emission Source Characterization during An Ethylene Plant Shutdown”, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 37, 1-12 (2014).
  • Cai, T. X., Wang, S. J. Xu, Q.*, Ho, T. C., “Proactive Abnormal Emission Identification via Air-quality Monitoring Network”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(26), 9189-9202 (2013).
  • Fu, J., Zhao, C. Y., Xu, Q.*, T.C. Ho, “Debottleneck of Multi-stage Material-Handling Processes via Simultaneous Hoist Scheduling and Production Line Retrofit”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 52(1), 123-133 (2013).
  • Zhu, J., S. Pallavkar, M. Chen, N. Yerra, Z. Luo, H. Colorado, H. Lin, N. Haldolaarachchige, A. Khasanov, T. C. Ho, D. Young, S. Wei* and Z. Guo*, “Magnetic Carbon Nanostructures: Microwave Energy-Assisted Pyrolysis vs Conventional Pyrolysis”, Chemical Communications, 49, 258-260 (2013).
  • Zhu, J. , S. Wei, M. Chen, H. Gu, S. Rapole, T.C. Ho, J. Hopper and Z. Guo*; Magnetic Nanocomposites for Environmental Remediation, Advanced Powder Technology, 24, 459-467 (2013).
  • Zhu, J., H. Gu, S. B. Rapole, Z. Luo, S. Pallavkar, N. Haldolaarachchige, T. J. Benson, T. C. Ho, J. Hopper, D. P. Young, S. Wei* and Z. Guo, Looped Carbon Capturing and Environmental Remediation: Case Study of Magnetic Polypropylene Nanocomposites; RSC Advances, 2, 4844-4856 (2012). Design and Analysis of Glycerol Reformer for Stationary Fuel Cell Applications," Ind. Chem. Eng., 55, 3, 189-199 (2013).
  • Zhu, J., H. Gu, S. B. Rapole, Z. Luo, S. Pallavkar, N. Haldolaarachchige, T. J. Benson, T. C. Ho, J. Hopper, D. P. Young, S. Wei* and Z. Guo, Looped Carbon Capturing and Environmental Remediation: Case Study of Magnetic Polypropylene Nanocomposites; RSC Advances, 2, 4844-4856 (2012).
  • Chiou, Paul, Wei Tang, Jalpa Shah, Rafael Tadmor, and T. C. Ho, “Source Identification and Apportionment of Atmospheric Aerosol over Port Arthur of Texas,” International Journal of Environmental Science and Development, 2, 363-371 (2011).