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Mitarbeiter_Vidal

M.Sc. Francisco Vidal Vazquez

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter
Process concept analysis and process simulation for production of fuels and chemicals from CO2
Gruppe: CAT
Tel.: +49 721 608-26984
francisco vidalEby5∂kit edu

Institut für Mikroverfahrenstechnik (IMVT)
Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
 
KIT Campus Nord
Gebäude 605
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen


Projekt: KEROGREEN

Förderung: EU

Forschungsschwerpunkte:

  • Prozesskonzeptanalyse und Prozesssimulation für die Produktion von Kraftstoffen und Chemikalien aus CO2

Veröffentlichungen

  1. F. Vidal Vázquez, J. Koponen, C. Bajamundi, A. Kosonen, V. Ruuskanen, P. Simell, J. Ahola, C. Frilund, J. Elfving, M. Reinikainen, N. Heikkinen, J. Kauppinen, P. Piermartini
    Power-to-X Technology Using Renewable Electricity and Carbon Dioxide from Ambient Air: SOLETAIR Proof-of-Concept and Improved Process Concept
    Journal of CO2 Utilization 2018, 28, 235-246
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2018.09.026
  2. F. Vidal Vázquez, J. Kihlman, A. Mylvaganam, P. Simell, M. Koskinen-Soivi, V. Alopaeus
    Modeling of nickel-based hydrotalcite catalyst coated on heat exchanger reactors for CO2 methanation
    Chemical Engineering Journal 2018, 349, 694-707
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.05.119
  3. F. Vidal Vázquez, P. Pfeifer, J. Lehtonen, P. Piermartini, P. Simell, and V. Alopaeus
    Catalyst Screening and Kinetic Modeling for CO Production by High Pressure and Temperature Reverse Water Gas Shift for Fischer–Tropsch Applications
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2017, 56 (45), 13262–13272
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01606
  4. G. Schuller, F. Vidal Vázquez, W. Waiblinger, S. Auvinen, and P. Ribeirinha
    Heat and fuel coupled operation of a high temperature polymer electrolyte fuel cell with a heat exchanger methanol steam reformer
    Journal of Power Sources 2017, 347, 47-56
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.02.021
  5. P. Kangas, F. Vidal Vázquez, J. Savolainen, R. Pajarre, and P. Koukkari
    Thermodynamic modelling of the methanation process with affinity constraints
    Fuel 2017, 197, 217-225
    DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2017.02.029
  6. F. Vidal Vázquez, I. Hannula, and P. Simell
    Closing energy cycle : Power-to-Methanol and Methanol-to-Power
    Gas for Energy 2016, 2, 32-37
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  7. F. Vidal Vázquez, P. Simell, J. Pennanen, and J. Lehtonen
    Reactor design and catalysts testing for hydrogen production by methanol steam reforming for fuel cells applications
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 2016, 41, 924-935
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.11.047
  8. P. Ribeirinha, I. Alves, F. Vidal Vázquez, G. Schuller, M. Boaventura, and A. Mendes
    Heat integration of methanol steam reformer with a high-temperature polymeric electrolyte membrane fuel cell
    Energy 2017, 120, 468-477
    DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.11.101

Curriculum Vitae

• Academic Education

09/2013

Bachelor/Master of Science (M. Sc.), Chemical Engineering, UPV, Valencia, Spain

12/2018

PhD in Chemical Engineering, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland

• Professional Background

09/2012-03/2013 Research Trainee, VTT Ltd.,Finland
01/2016-07/2016 Guest Researcher, IMVT, KIT, Germany
03/2013-03/2018 Research Scientist, VTT Ltd., Finland
04/2018-05/2018 Scholarship for completion of PhD dissertation, Aalto University, Finland
since 08/2018 Scientist (Post-doctoral position), IMVT, KIT, Germany

Research Interests

• Experimental demonstration and upscaling
• CO2 conversion to fuels and chemicals
• Reactor modeling and process simulation