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  • Zhao, Yan; Ren, Jun; Tan, Taizhe; Babaa, Moulay-Rachid; Bakenov, Zhumabay; Liu, Ning; Zhang, Yongguang (MDPI, 2017-09-06)
    The synthesis of highly porous carbon (HPC) materials from poplar catkin by KOH chemical activation and hydrothermal carbonization as a conductive additive to a lithium-sulfur cathode is reported. Elemental sulfur was ...
  • Banagar, Morteza; Maham, Behrouz; Shah-Mansouri, Vahid (PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016-07-05)
    In a heterogeneous cellular network (HCN), multiple tiers are employed to improve the network coverage probability. For this purpose, different properties of the coverage probability of an HCN should be studied carefully. ...
  • Darabi, Mostafa; Maham, Behrouz; Zhang, Yan (2014 IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2014)
    In this paper, we consider a three-node wireless network comprising of a source and two users. Both users need to decode the transmitted data correctly. User 1 has better position to the source than user 2 most of time ...
  • Adair, Desmond; Bakenov, Zhumabay; Jaeger, Martin (Education for Chemical Engineers, 2014-12-01)
    Abstract Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) has been incorporated into a chemical engineering curriculum at the intermediate undergraduate level. CFD has now become a component of professional life in engineering practice ...
  • Shon, Chang-Seon; Mukashev, Temirlan; Lee, Deuckhang; Zhang, Dichuan; Kim, Jong R. (MDPI, 2019-02-11)
    Due to the increased demands of adapting the sustainability concept in the construction industry, many researchers have developed and evaluated the composite materials made with agricultural by-products, such as straws, ...
  • Busquets, Rosa; Ivanov, Alexander E.; Mbundi, Lubinda; Hörberg, Sofia; Kozynchenko, Oleksandr P.; Cragg, Peter J.; Savina, Irina N.; Whitby, Raymond L D; Mikhalovsky, Sergey V.; Tennison, Stephen R.; Jungvid, Hans; Cundy, Andrew B. (Journal of Environmental Management, 2016-11-01)
    Effective technologies are required to remove organic micropollutants from large fluid volumes to overcome present and future challenges in water and effluent treatment. A novel hierarchical composite filter material for ...
  • Zhao, Yan; Zhang, Yongguang; Bakenova, Zagipa; Bakenov, Zhumabay (Frontiers in Energy Research., http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fenrg.2015.00002/abstract, 2015-02-02)
    High specific energy and low cost flexible lithium/sulfur batteries have attracted significant attention as a promising power source to enable future flexible and wearable electronic devices. Here, we review recent ...
  • Kizilirmak, Refik Caglar; Narmanlioglu, Omer; Uysal, Murat (Journal of LATEX class files, 2015-08-08)
    Visible light communication (VLC) builds upon the idea of using existing lighting infrastructure for wireless data transmission. In a conventional VLC network, each light fixture acts as an access point (AP) which are ...
  • Mukhambetiyar, A.; Jaeger, M.; Adair, D. (Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 2017-04-12)
    The use of micro shock tubes has become common in many instruments requiring a high velocity and temperature flow field, for example in micro-propulsion systems and drug delivery devices for medical systems. A shock tube ...
  • Mukhambetiyar, A.; Jaeger, M.; Adair, D. (Journal of Applied Fluid Mechanics, 2017)
    The use of micro shock tubes has become common in many instruments requiring a high velocity and temperature flow field, for example in micro-propulsion systems and drug delivery devices for medical systems. A shock tube ...
  • Akhatova, A.; Kassymov, A.; Kazmaganbetova, M.; Rojas-Solórzano, L. (Journal of Urban and Environmental Engineering, 2015-10-31)
    The aim of this paper is to consider one of the most traffic-loaded regions of Astana city (Kazakhstan) and to determine the concentration of carbon-monoxide (CO) in the air during the peak hours. CFD analysis based on ...
  • Doula, Maria K.; Moreno-Ortego, Jose Luis; Tinivella, Federico; Inglezakis, Vassilis J.; Sarris, Apostolos; Komnitsas, Konstantinos (Olive Mill Waste, 2017-01-01)
    Abstract Olive oil industry grows constantly in specific parts of the world. About 750 million olive trees are cultivated and approximately 2.95 million tons of olive oil are produced annually. Most olive oil (98%) is ...
  • Malamis, S.; Katsou, E.; Inglezakis, V.J.; Kershaw, S.; Venetis, D.; Folini, S. (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
    Abstract This chapter summarizes urbanization and its consequences to the environment. As more people concentrate in cities and as the urban population is increasing, serious environmental challenges arise which need to ...
  • Itskos, G.; Nikolopoulos, N.; Kourkoumpas, D.-S.; Koutsianos, A.; Violidakis, I.; Drosatos, P.; Grammelis, P. (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
    Abstract This chapter summarizes the fundamentals of the main technologies implemented for power production worldwide, by also analyzing their overall environmental impact. A holistic approach on presenting the basics, ...
  • Inglezakis, V.J. (Elsevier, 2016-01-01)
    Abstract This chapter deals with some aspects of the extraterrestrial environment, which is relevant—directly or indirectly—to human development. Space waste is an emerging problem that poses serious threats to human ...
  • Wang, Zhifeng; Zhang, Xiaomin; Zhang, Yongguang; Li, Man; Qin, Chunling; Bakenov, Zhumabay (MDPI, 2018-04-09)
    CuS is a metal sulfide anode material used in constructing lithium ion batteries (LIBs) with great promise. However, its practical application is limited by rapid capacity decline, poor cycling, and rate performance. In ...
  • Tsakalerou, Mariza (2015)
    Businesses clusters are defined as geographical concentrations of vertically and horizontally integrated firms in related lines of business. As such, clusters are complex and dynamic structures that are continuously evolving. ...
  • Kerimray, Aiymgul; Rojas-Solórzano, Luis; Amouei Torkmahalleh, Mehdi; Hopke, Philip K.; Ó Gallachóir, Brian P. (Energy for Sustainable Development, 2017-10-01)
    Abstract Residential coal consumption has decreased significantly since 1990 in most developed and developing countries, due to fuel switching. However, there are still countries with a high proportion of households using ...
  • Khayami, Hossein; Ghassemi, Mohsen; Ardekani, Kamyar; Maham, Behrouz; Saad, Walid (2013 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), 2013)
    The explosive growth in users' demand in both areas of wireless communications and power generation has led to design of new key technologies that will be dominant in the near future; cognitive radio networks in communications ...
  • Vakhguelt, Anatoli; Kapayeva, Sarken D.; Bergander, Marek J. (Procedia Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.04.465, 2017)
    Boilers, the most troublesome components of electric power, chemical and processing plants generate high costs in unscheduled shutdowns, repairs and power replacement. Every occurrence of ruptured tubes leads to emergency ...