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975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

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Abdulbaset Alayat

Abdulbaset Alayat Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

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CNR 117

Mailing Address

College of Natural Resources / Renewable Materials Program.
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1133
Moscow ID 83844-1133

Degrees

  • 2018, Ph.D., Environmental Science/ Renewable Materials Chemistry, University of Idaho.
  • 2006 M.S. Environmental Chemistry, Academy of Graduate Studies, Tripoli, Libya.
  • 2008, B.Sc., Department of Chemistry, Al Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya.

Research Interests

  • Natural products chemistry
  • Biofuel and biochemical production
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Renewable Materials Chemistry
  • Fermentation Technology

Publications

  1. Kengne, Blaise-Alexis Fouetio; Alayat, Abdulbaset M.; Luo, Guanqun; McDonald, Armando G.; Brown, Justin; Smotherman, Hayden; McIlroy, David N, Preparation, surface characterization and performance of a FischerTropsch catalyst of cobalt supported on silica nanosprings. Applied Surface Science, 2015. 359: p. 508-514.
  2. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McIlroy, David N, and ; McDonald, Armando G, Effect of synthesis and activation methods on the catalytic properties of silica nanospring (NS)-supported iron catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Fuel Processing Technology, 2018. 169: p. 132-141.
  3. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McIlroy, David N, and ; McDonald, Armando G, Enhancement of the catalytic performance of silica nanosprings (NS)supported iron catalyst with copper, molybdenum, cobalt and ruthenium promoters for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Fuel Processing Technology, 2018.
  4. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McIlroy, David N, and; McDonald, Armando G, Characterization and catalytic Behavior of EDTA modified silica nanosprings (NS)-supported cobalt catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch CO-hydrogenation. Journal of Fuel Chemistry and Technology, 2018, 46(8), 957-966.
  5. Farid Sotoudehniakarani, Abdulbaset Alayat, Armando G. McDonald, Production and characterization of bio-oil and biochar from fast pyrolysis of Chlorella vulgaris algae. Journal of Algal Research. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 2019.
  6. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McIlroy, David N, and; McDonald, Armando G, Alumina Coated Silica Nanosprings (NS) Support Based Cobalt Catalysts for Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuel Production From Syngas. Journal of Materials, MDPI 2019.
  7. Abdulbaset Alayat, Farid Sotoudehniakarani and Armando G. McDonald, Fermentation of apple pomace using mixed microbial culture to organic acids. Submitted to EC Microbiology (ECMI) journal, 2019.
  8. Farid Sotoudehniakarani, Abdulkarim Baba Rabiu, Abdulbaset Alayat, Armando G. McDonald, Characterization of bio-oil and biochar from pyrolysis of waste corrugated cardboard, Submitted to journal of analytical and applied pyrolysis (JAAP), 2019.

Oral Presentations

  1. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McDonald A. G., and Mcllroy D. N., Activation Iron Nanospring Catalyst by H2, CO and H2/CO for Biofuel Production Via the Fischer -Tropsch Synthesis, (WSU,UI and OSU) Local Convention 2016 Annual Meeting, Pullman, Washington State University, USA, May 22-23, 2016.
  2. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McDonald A. G., and Mcllroy D. N., Effect of Preparation Methods on Catalytic Performance of Silica NanospringSupported Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts for Biofuel Production, 70st FPS International Convention 2016 Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA, June 27-29, 2016.
  3. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McDonald A. G., and Mcllroy D. N., Effect of Ruthenium Promoter on Silica Nanosprings (SN)-Supported Iron Catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, (WSU,UI and OSU) Local Convention 2017 Annual Meeting, Corvallis, Oregon State University, USA, October 22-23, 2017.
  4. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., A. Almdny., M. Almhbs., and A. Ekhmaj., Assessment the Quality of Water Storage from Rainwater Harvesting from Land Surface Catchments near the Asphalts Roadway in Rural Areas, 3rd International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 16-19, 2008.

Posters

  1. 1.Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McDonald A. G., and Mcllroy D. N., Enhancement of the Fischer-Tropsch synthesis catalytic performance of iron catalyst with copper, molybdenum, cobalt and ruthenium promoters on silica nanosprings (NS) support. Materials Research Society. Spring meeting &Exhibit, Phoenix, Arizona State, USA, April 2-6, 2018.
  2. Alayat, Abdulbaset M., McIlroy, David N, and; McDonald, Armando G, Characterization and catalytic Behavior of EDTA modified silica nanosprings (NS)-supported cobalt catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch CO-hydrogenation. – 45th NOBCChE Annual National Conference, Orlando, Florida, USA, September 17-20, 2018.

  • Libyan–North American Scholarship, awarded by High Education Ministry Libya (2012-2018).
  • The Student of the Semester Award from Utah State University (2012).
  • NOBCChE Advancing Science Conference Grant Recipient (2018).
  • NOBCChE Advancing Science Conference Grant Recipient (2019).

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College of Natural Resources

Physical Address:
975 W. 6th Street
Moscow, Idaho

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1138
Moscow, ID 83844-1138

Phone: 208-885-8981

Fax: 208-885-5534

Email: cnr@uidaho.edu

Web: College of Natural Resources

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