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Dr. Elmer Ledesma Assistant Professor
Chemistry
713/831-7810
ledesme@stthom.edu
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Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Chemistry - The University of Sydney (1999)
  • Bachelor of Science - The University of Sydney (1995)

Research

  • Combustion of Shale Gas under HCCI Conditions
  • Numerical Simulation of the Partial Oxidation of Shale Gas in Monolithic Reactors
  • Thermochemical Processing of Lignocellulosic Biomass: Renewable Source of Chemicals, Fuels, and Energy

Publications

  • "Solubility Enhancement and QSPR Correlations for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Complexation with a, , and y Cyclodextrins"
    Journal of Inclusional Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry
    Blanford, W. J.; Gao, H.; Dutta, M.; Ledesma, E. B. Solubility Enhancement and QSPR Correlations for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Complexation with a, , and ? Cyclodextrins. Journal of Inclusional Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry 2014, 78, 415?427. Ledesma, E. B.; Hoang, J. N.; Nguyen, Q.; Hernandez, V.; Nguyen, M. P.; Batamo, S.; Fortune C. K. A Unimolecular Decomposition Pathway for the Vapor-Phase Cracking of Eugenol, A Biomass Tar Compound. Energy & Fuels 2013, 27, 68396846. Ledesma, E. B.; Campos, C.; Cranmer, D. J.; Foytik, B. L.; Ton, M. N.; Dixon, E. A.; Chirino, C.; Batamo, S.; Roy, P. Vapor-Phase Cracking of Eugenol: Distribution of Tar Products as Functions of Temperature and Residence Time. Energy & Fuels 2013, 27, 868?878.
    Springer (2014)
  • "Vapor-Phase Cracking of 4-Vinylguaiacol in a Laminar-Flow Reactor: Kinetics and Effect of Temperature on Product Composition"
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
    American Chemical Society (2014) Vol. 53 Page 12527-1253
  • "Academia and Industrial Pilot Plant Operations and Safety"
    ACS Symposium Series
    American Chemical Society (2014) Vol. 1163
  • "Thermodynamics as a Tool for Laboratory and Chemical Safety in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum"
    ACS Symposium Series
    American Chemical Society (2014) Vol. 1163 Page 25-35
  • "Blast Energy and Damage Assessment from the Mechanical Explosion of Compressed Gas Cylinders"
    ACS Symposium Series
    American Chemical Society (2014) Vol. 1163 Page 59-71
  • "Vapor-Phase Cracking of Eugenol: Distribution of Tar Products as Functions of Temperature and Residence Time"
    Energy & Fuels
    Ledesma, E. B.; Campos, C.; Cranmer, D. J.; Foytik, B. L.; Ton, M. N.; Dixon, E. A.; Chirino, C.; Batamo, S.; Roy, P.
    American Chemical Society (2013) Vol. 27 Page 868-878
  • "A Unimolecular Decomposition Pathway for the Vapor-Phase Cracking of Eugenol, A Biomass Tar Compound"
    Energy & Fuels
    Ledesma, E. B.; Hoang, J. N.; Nguyen, Q.; Hernandez, V.; Nguyen, M. P.; Batamo, S.; Fortune C. K.
    American Chemical Society (1900) Vol. 27 Page 6839-6846
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