Dr. Mingming Lu

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Mingming Lu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Energy, Environmental, Biological and Medical Engineering
College of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Cincinnati
P.O. Box 210012
Cincinnati, Oh 45221-0012

Office:  797 Rhodes Hall
Phone:  513.556.0996
Fax:  513.556.2599
Email:  mingming.lu@uc.edu


Areas of Interest:

Making biodiesel from waste sources, such as waste cooking oil, trap grease (gutter oil) and coffee ground. Transportation and air quality issues in urban areas. Characterization of carbon nanomaterials used composite materials. Compositional  characterization of diesel and biodiesel emissions; development of particulate control technologies. Submicron particle and PAH formation mechanisms from combustion processes from diesel, biodiesel, and waste derived fuels, etc..

M. Chai, M. Lu, F. Liang, A. Tzillah, N. Dendramis and L. Watson, “Carbonyl Compounds Emissions from A Non-road Diesel Engine Using Petroleum Diesel, and Biodiesel Blends”, Environmental Pollution, 178(2013):159-165.

 U.S. Patent Application Serial No.:  13/835,236, Title:  A METHOD OF EXTRACTING LIPIDS FROM TRAP GREASE WITH WASTE COOKING OIL, Inventor(s):  Mingming Lu, et al., Filed:  March 15, 2013

 Chai M and M. Lu, book chapter, “Experimental Investigation of the Oxidation of Methyl Oleate, One of the Major Biodiesel Fuel Components”, ACS Book Series: “Synthetic liquids production and refining”, 2011, pp 289-312. 

 M. Lu, “Teaching Sustainability within the Context of Introduction to Environmental Engineering”, a teaching module published by the Center for Sustainable Engineering Electronic Library, Dec. 2009. http://www.engineeringpathway.com/ep/learning_resource/summary/?id=DC075B92-7FEB-4878-BBA0-88F93F4BD4CD

 Y. C. Chien, M. Lu, M. Chai, and F. J. Boerio, “Characterization of Biodiesel and Biodiesel Particulate Matter by TG, TG-MS, and FTIR”, Energy Fuels, 23 (1): 202-206 (2009).