Chemical Engineering

Michael Adenson, Ph.D.

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Adjunct Faculty of Chemical Engineering


Office: Prescott Hall (PRSC) 214

Phone: (931) 310-4731

Research Interest: 
  • Renewable energy including biomass pyrolysis and fuel cells
  • Advanced control systems
  • Modeling and simulation, including machine learning and data analytics

Tennessee Technological University (TTU), Cookeville, Tennessee, USA , 2017 Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemical Engineering
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, United Kingdom, 2012 Master of Science degree in Applied Process Control
University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria,  2009 Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering

Courses Taught:
  • Introduction to Chemical Engineering

  • M. O. Adenson, M. D. Kelley, O. O. Elkelany, J. J. Biernacki and Y-W. Liu, The Kinetics of Cellulose Pyrolysis– Ensuring Optimal Outcomes, Can. J. Chem. Eng. (July, 2017)
  • M. O. Adenson, C. Templeton, J. J. Biernacki, Modeling Pyrolysis-induced Microstructural Changes in Biomass: A Cellular Automata Approach, Fuel, (August, 2017).
  • M. O. Adenson, J. Murillo, J. J. Biernacki; M. D. Kelley, C. Bagley, Pyrolysis Kinetics of Two Herbaceous Feedstock: Factors Affecting Kinetic Parameters Estimation, I&EC Res. (September, 2017) (Under Review)