Personal Profile: Adewale Adeosun holds a Bachelor's degree from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria and a research Master degree from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, UAE. He joined Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering (EECE) department of Washington University in St Louis in August of 2013. He is a graduate student in Laboratory for Advanced Combustion and Energy Research (LACER).
Research Profile: As the world population increases and standard of living across the globe increases, there will be increasing demand on primary energy sources. Coal, among other fossil fuels, will continue to play critical roles in the foreseeable future. In order to mitigate the adverse environmental impact of coal combustion for power generation, advanced oxy-coal combustion technology is playing increasing roles towards improved plant efficiency and generation of pure carbon dioxide streams ready for sequestration.
Computational fluid dynamic simulations approach is being used to investigate novel burner designs with the key aim of minimizing wall heat flux while maintaining high adiabatic temperature. Flame structure and characterization are also being studied for the optimization of advanced combustion process. In addition, laboratory and pilot scale level experimental investigations are conducted for numerical modeling validations.