Publications

  1. Datta, R., and Rinker, R. G., "Supported Liquid-Phase Catalysis. I. A Theoretical Model for Transport and Reaction," J. Catal., 95,181-192, 1985.
  2. Datta, R., Savage, W., and Rinker, R. G., "Supported Liquid-Phase Catalysis.II. Experimental Evaluation of the Flux Model for Liquid-Loaded Porous Media," J. Catal., 95, 193-201, 1985.
  3. Datta, R., Rydant, J. J., and Rinker, R. G., "Supported Liquid-Phase Catalysis. III. Experimental Evaluation of the Diffusion Reaction Model," J. Catal., 95, 202-208, 1985.
  4. Parida, S., Datta, R. and Dordick, J. S., "Supported Aqueous-Phase Enzyme Catalysis in Organic Media," Appl. Biochem. Biotech., 33, 1-14, 1992.
  5. Rao, V., and Datta, R, "Development of a Supported Molten-Salt Wacker Catalyst for the Oxidation of Ethylene to Acetaldehyde," J. Catal., 114, 377-387, 1988.
  6. Datta, R., and Eyman, D.P., "Catalysts Dispersed in Supported Molten Salt", U. S. Patent No. 4,898,845, February 6, 1990.
  7. Malhotra, S., and Datta, R., "Feasibility Studies of a Fuel Cell for Co-Generation of Homogeneously Catalyzed Acetaldehyde and Electricity from Ethanol," J. Electrochem. Soc., 143 , 3058-3065, 1996.
  8. Datta, R., Singh, A., Halasz, I., and Serban, M., "Supported Molten-Metal Catalysts: A New Class of Catalysts," Patent Filed, 1998.
  9. Datta, R., Singh, A., Halasz, I., and Serban, M., "Supported Molten-Metal Catalysts: A New Class of Catalysts", to be submitted to Science, 1998.
  10. Halasz, I. and Datta, R., "Efficient Reduction of Nitric oxide by Alcohols in Presence of Excess Oxygen and Water Over a New Indium on Controlled Pore Glass Supported Molten Metal Catalyst (In-CPG-SMMC)," submitted to Appl. Catal. B, 1998.
  11. Zhang, T., and Datta, R., "Integral Analysis of Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Synthesis Kinetics," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 34, 730-740,1995.
  12. Jensen, K. L., and Datta, R., "Ethers from Ethanol. 1. Thermodynamic Analysis of Liquid-Phase Ethyl tert-Butyl Ether (ETBE) Synthesis," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 34, 392-399, 1995.
  13. Kitchaiya, P., and Datta, R., "Ethers from Ethanol. 2. Reaction Equilibria of Simultaneous tert-Amyl Ethyl Ether (TAEE) Synthesis and Isoamylene Isomerization," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 34 , 1092-1101, 1995.
  14. Zhang, T., and Datta, R., "Ethers from Ethanol. 3. Equilibrium Conversion and Selectivity Limitations of tert-Hexyl Ethyl Ethers (THEE) Synthesis," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 34 , 2237-2246, 1995.
  15. Zhang, T., and Datta, R., "Ethers from Ethanol. 4. Kinetics of Liquid-Phase Synthesis of tert-Hexyl Ethyl Ethers (THEE)," Ind. Eng. Chem.Res., 34, 2247-2257, 1995.
  16. Zhang, T., and Datta, R., "Ethers from Ethanol. 5. Equilibria and Kinetics of the Coupled Reaction Network of Liquid Phase 3-Methyl-3-Ethoxy-Pentane (THEE3) Synthesis," Chem. Engng. Sci., 51 , 649-661, 1996.
  17. Phillips, C. B., and Datta, R., "Production of Ethylene from Hydrous Ethanol on H-ZSM-5 Under Mild Conditions," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.,36, 4466-4475, 1997.
  18. Syed, F. H., Jensen, K. L., and Datta, R., "Nonisothermal Packed-Bed Reactor Analysis of the Liquid-Phase Synthesis of Ethyl tert- Butyl Ether over Amberlyst-15," to be submitted to AIChE J., 1998.
  19. Abu Al-Rub, F. A., and Datta, R., "Theoretical Study of Vapor Pressure of Pure Liquids in Porous Plates," Fluid Phase Equilibria, in press, 1998.
  20. Abu Al-Rub, F. A., and Datta, R., "Distillation of Binary Mixtures with Capillary Porous Plates," Sep. Sci. Technol., in press, 1998.
  21. Fishtik, I., and Datta, R., "A Thermodynamic Approach to the Systematic Elucidation of Unique Reaction Routes in Catalytic Reactions," J.Hydr. Energy, submitted, 1998.
  22. Malhotra, S., and Datta, R., "Membrane-Supported Nonvolatile Acidic Electrolytes Allow Higher Temperature Operation of Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells," J. Electrochem. Soc., 144 , L23-L26, 1997.
  23. Kim, J.S. and Datta, R,. "Supported Liquid-Phase Catalytic Membrane Reactor-Separator for Homogeneous Catalysis," AIChE J., 37,1657-1667, 1991.
  24. Dechapanichkul, S., "Porous-Walled Tubular Catalytic Reactor Separator," Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Iowa, 1994.
  25. Sneesby, M. G., Tadé, M. O., Datta, R., and Smith, T. N., "ETBE Synthesis via Reactive Distillation. 1. Steady State Simulation and Design Aspects," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 36 , 1855-1869, 1997.
  26. Sneesby, M. G., Tadé, M. O., Datta, R., and Smith, T. N., "ETBE Synthesis via Reactive Distillation. 2. Dynamic Simulation and Control Aspects," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 36, 1870-1881, 1997.
  27. Sneesby, M. G., Tadé, M. O., Datta, R., and Smith, T. N., "Detrimental Influence of Excessive Fractionation on Reactive Distillation," AIChE J., 44, 388-393, 1998.
  28. Fishtik, I., and Datta, R., "A Thermodynamic Approach to the Systematic Elucidation of Unique Reaction Routes in Catalytic Reactions," submitted to Chem. Engng. Sci., 1998.
  29. Fishtik, I., Alexander, A., and Datta, R., "Enumeration and discrimination of Mechanisms in Heterogeneous Catalysis Based on Response Reactions and UBI-QEP Method," submitted to Surf. Sci., 1998.
  30. Datta, R., Jensen, K., Kitchaiya, P., and Zhang, T., "Thermodynamic Transition-State Theory and Extrathermodynamic Correlations for the Liquid-Phase Kinetics of Ethanol derived Ethers," in Froment, G. F. and Waugh, K. C., eds., Dynamics of Surfaces and Reaction Kinetics in Heterogeneous Catalysis, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 559-564, 1997.
  31. Datta, R., "Momentum Balance Formalism of Multicomponent Diffusion in Continua," to be submitted to AIChE J., 2000.
  32. Wang, J. C.-P., and Datta, R., "Application of the Dusty-Gas Model to Transport Controlled Thermal Decomposition of Solids," Chem. Engng. Comm., 40, 303-320, 1986.
  33. Datta, R., Dechapanichkul, S., Kim, J. S., Fang, L-Y., and Uehara, H., "A Generalized Model for the Transport of Gases in Porous, Non-porous, and Leaky Membranes. I. Application to Single Gases," J. Membrane Sci., 75, 245-263, 1992.
  34. Rodgers, V. G. J., Oppenheim, S. F., and Datta, R., "Correlation of Hydraulic Permeability and Solute Uptake in Ultrafiltration Membranes of Arbitrary Pore Morphology," AIChE J., 41 , 1826-1829, 1995.
  35. Yousef, M. A., Datta, R., and Rodgers, V. G. J., "Free Solvent Model of Osmotic Pressure Revisited: Application to Concentrated IgG Solution at Physiological Conditions," J. Colloid Interface Sci., 197, 108-118, 1998.
  36. Yousef, M. A., Datta, R., and Rodgers, V. G. J., "Understanding Non-Idealities of the Osmotic Pressure of Concentrated Bovine Serum  Albumin," J. Colloid Interface Sci., in press, 1998.
  37. Thampan et al. " Modeling of Conductive Transport in Proton-Exchange Menbranes for Fuel Cells" J. Electrochem.Soc., in press, 2000
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