Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
My current research project involves the Effect of Catalysts on Kinetics of Hydrothermal Processing of Biomass.
My interest is in sustainable energy, reaction mechanisms and kinetic modelling, analytical techniques development and process control.
Language Competency English Can read, write and speak Spanish - Latin American Can read, write and speak
Date Institution name Country Title 2017 - 2018 University of Adelaide Australia Master of Engineering (Chemical) 2012 - 2013 Universidad Nacional de Colombia Colombia Diploma in Process and Materials Engineering 2004 - 2009 Universidad de Antioquia Colombia Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical)
Year Citation 2022 Chacón-Parra, A., & van Eyk, P. (2022). Reaction kinetics for the hydrothermal carbonisation of cellulose in a two-phase pathway. Fuel, 309, 8 pages.
2022 Chacón-Parra, A., Lewis, D., Glasius, M., & van Eyk, P. (2022). A multi-component reaction kinetics model for the hydrothermal liquefaction of carbohydrates and co-liquefaction to produce 5-ethoxymethyl furfural. Fuel, 311, 13 pages.
2021 Chacón-Parra, A., Lewis, D., & van Eyk, P. (2021). The effect of ethanol as a homogeneous catalyst on the reaction kinetics of hydrothermal liquefaction of lipids. Chemical Engineering Journal, 414, 1-9.
DOI Scopus6 WoS5
2021 Chacon Parra, A., Lewis, D., & van Eyk, P. (2021). Elemental nitrogen balance, reaction kinetics and the effect of ethanol on the hydrothermal liquefaction of soy protein. Chemical Engineering Journal, 425, 130576-1-130576-12.
DOI Scopus5 WoS4
Process design II - (course development activities and design project coordinator) - 2022
Advanced Chemical Engineering - (teaching assistant) - 2022
Separation processes - (teaching assistant) - 2020/2021
Combustion Technology & Emissions Control - (teaching assistant) - 2020 / (Kiln design coordinator) - 2021
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