Tracy J. Benson, Ph.D.




Recent Publications

  • Zhang, Y., Zhang, S., Gossage, J., Lou, H., Benson, T.J. (2014) “Thermodynamic Analysis of Tri-reforming Reactions to Produce Syngas,” Energy & Fuels, 28, 2717 – 2726. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ef500084m
  • Zhang, Y., Zhang, S., Gossage, J., Lou, H., Benson, T.J. (2014) “A Conceptual Design by Integrating Steam Reforming and Dry Reforming Coupled with Partial Oxidation of Methane Processes for CO2 Emission Reduction,” Chemical Engineering & Technology, 37, 1493 – 1499. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ceat.201400132/abstract
  • Fang, Y., Rasel, M.A.K., Benson, T.J., Richmond, P.C. (2014) “Novel Hands-on Water Overflow SIS Experiment in Undergraduate Process Control Laboratory,” Chemical Engineering Education, V49, 37 – 46.
  • Zhang, Y., Zhang, S., Benson, T.J. (2015) “A Conceptual Design by Integrating Dimethyl Ether (DME) Production with Tri-reforming Process for CO2 Emission Reduction,” Fuel Processing Technology, 131, 7 – 13. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378382014004731
  • Mollaeian, K., Wei, S., Islam, M.R., Dickerson, B., Holmes, W.E., Benson, T. J. (2016) “Development of an Online Raman Analysis Technique for Monitoring the Production of Biofuels” ACS Energy & Fuels, 30 (5), 4112-4117. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b00313

Education

Ph.D (Ch.E.), 2008, Mississippi State University
M.S. (Ch.E.), 2003, Mississippi State University
B.S.  (Ch.E.), 2000, Mississippi State University

Awards & Honors

  • Chair, Advances in Catalysis session at the AIChE spring conference in Houston, TX (2016)
  • Best Speaker Award at the 2015 AIChE Southwest Process Technology Conference
  • Chair, AIChE Sustainability Engineering Forum (2015)
  • Technical advisor/safety consultant for AIChE Mid East Regional ChemE Car Competition in Bahrain (2015)
  • University Merit Award (2014)