Ezra Bar-Ziv

Ezra Bar-Ziv

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Professor, Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics

  • PhD, The Weizmann Institute of Science

Areas of Expertise

  • Clean Coal Combustion
  • Fuel Switching in Coal Power Plants
  • Torrefaction and pyrolysis of Biomass

Research Interests

  • Emissions from Coal Power Plants
  • Simulation of Operation of Coal Power Plants
  • Torrefied-biomass (biocoal) as a Renewable Clean Replacement of Coal
  • Kinetics of Torrefaction and Pyrolysis of Biomass

Recent Publications

  • Bar-Ziv, Ezra, Saveliev, Roman, 2013, “Torrefied-biomass from municipal solid waste for power production,” ASME-Power2013-​98044.
  • Klinger, Jordan, Klemetorl, Bethany, Shonnard, David, Bar-Ziv, Ezra, 2013, “Temperature dependence of aspen torrefecation research kinetic,” AICHE Meeting, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, in review.
  • Bar-Ziv, E., Saveliev, R., Chudnovsky, B., 2012, “Torrefied-biomass from municipal solid waste for power production,” ICONE20POWER2012-54122.
  • Bar Ziv, E., Berman, Y., Saveliev, R., Perelman, M., Korytnyi, E., Chudnovsky, B., 2012, ”Prediction of fouling and slagging in pulverized-coal fired furnaces,” ICONE20POWER2012-54121.
  • Chudnovsky, B., Talanker, A., Berman, Y., Saveliev, R., Perelman, M., Korytnyi, E., Davidson, B., Bar-Ziv, E., 2010, “Prediction of performance from PRB coal fired in utility boilers with various furnace and firing system arrangements,” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 132:11-14.
  • Bar-Ziv, E., Berman, Y., Saveliev, R., Perelman, M., Korytnyi, E., Davidson, B., 2010, “Fouling formation in 575 MW tangential-fired pulverized-coal boiler,” Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 132:15-22.

Recent Research Projects

SEP: Sustainable Forest-Based Biofuel Pathways to Hydrocarbon Transportation Fuels: Biomass Production Torrefaction Pyrolysis Catalytic Upgrading and Combustion

Investigators
Principal Investigator: David Shonnard
Co-PI: Ezra Bar-Ziv
Co-PI: Andrew Burton
Co-PI: Audrey Mayer
Co-PI: Jeffrey Naber
College/School: College of Engineering
Department(s): Chemical Engineering