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Prof. Hristo Sapoundjiev

Natural Resources Canada


Email: Hristo.Sapoundjiev@RNCan-NRCan.gc.ca


1989 Ph.D., Institute of Catalysis, Russia, Chemical Engineering

1973 M.S., Technological University, Sofia, Bulgaria, Chemical Engineering

1972 B.S., Technological University, Sofia, Bulgaria, Chemical Engineering

Publications (Selected)

  1. Sapoundjiev, H.High Potential Energy from Dilute Methane Emissions, in the book “Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies”, editors: David Williams, Bob Durries, Patrick McMullan, Colin Paulson and Andrea Smith, CSIRO Publishing 2000, Australia.
  2. Sapoundjiev, H. Mine Ventilation Air: A Potential Source of Environmentally Friendly Energy, in the book “Methane Mitigation”Published by Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia, 2000, 547-552.
  3. H. Sapoundjiev, F. Aube, S. Hosatte, D. Gauthier, R. Trottier, Economic Heat Recovery and Greenhouse Gas Elimination from Ventilation Air of Underground Coal Mines, Word Coal Journal, Palladian Publications Ltd, June 2000, Volume 9, #6, 66-70.
  4. H. Sapoundjiev, Heat Recovery from Dilute Methane Emissions, Using the CH4MIN Technology, in the book “Catalytic Chemical Reactors”, Helsinki, Finland, 2001, pp. 197-205.
  5. F. Aube, H. Sapoundjiev, Mathematical Model and Numerical Simulations of Catalytic Flow Reversal Reactors for Industrial Applications, International Journal of Computers & Chemical Engineering, 24, (2001), 2623-2632.
  6. Salomons S, Hayes B., Poirier M., Sapoundjiev H, Mathematical Model of Flow Reversal Reactor, International Journal: ”Catalysis Today”, 83 (1-4), 2003, p 59-69.
  7. Hayes, R.E., Kushwaha, A., Poirier, M., Sapoundjiev, H., Effect of Reactor Internal Properties on the Performance of a Flow Reversal Catalytic Reactor for Methane Combustion, Chemical Engineering Science, 59, 2004, 4081-4093.
  8. S. Salomons, R.E. Hayes, M. Poirier, H. Sapoundjiev, Modeling a Reverse Flow Reactor for the Catalytic Combustion of Fugitive Methane Emissions, Computer & Chemical Engineering, 28, 2004, 1599-1610.
  9. Kushwaha, A., Sapoundjiev, H., Poirier, M., Hayes, R.E., Heat Extraction from a Flow Reversal Reactor in Lean Methane Combustion, International Journal: Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 83 (A2), February 2005, 1-9.