Incidences of oil spill has been a common phenomenon in the oil and gas industry with huge environmental implications; while Sorbent is known to be an effective method of cleaning up these spills. The commercial available polypropylene sorbent fabricated using melt blown technology has been shown to exhibit lower sorption capacity and poorer oil water selectivity, than fibres fabricated using electrospinning process. My project focuses on an in-depth study into the use of these electrospun fibrous material as sorbents in oil spill remediation.
Leverhulme Professorship for Brasilian visitor Cotta
UCL Mechanical Engineering welcomes two new visiting professors to the department, Renato Cotta and Carolina Naveira-Cotta from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,…Read more