Katherine Hornbostel

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012 - 2016

Finn, J.R., Galvin, J.E., & Hornbostel, K. (2020). CFD investigation of CO2 absorption/desorption by a fluidized bed of micro-encapsulated solvents. Chemical Engineering Science: X, 6, 100050.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cesx.2019.100050.

Rivero, J.R., Panagakos, G., Lieber, A., & Hornbostel, K. (2020). Hollow Fiber Membrane Contactors for Post-Combustion Carbon Capture: A Review of Modeling Approaches. MEMBRANES, 10(12), 382.MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/membranes10120382.

Haseli, Y., & Hornbostel, K. (2019). Demonstration of an Inverse Relationship Between Thermal Efficiency and Specific Entropy Generation for Combustion Power Systems. Journal of Energy Resources Technology, 141(1).ASME International. doi: 10.1115/1.4040793.

Hornbostel, K., Nguyen, D., Bourcier, W., Knipe, J., Worthington, M., McCoy, S., & Stolaroff, J. (2019). Packed and fluidized bed absorber modeling for carbon capture with micro-encapsulated sodium carbonate solution. APPLIED ENERGY, 235, 1192-1204.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.11.027.

Knipe, J.M., Chavez, K.P., Hornbostel, K.M., Worthington, M.A., Nguyen, D.T., Ye, C., Bourcier, W.L., Baker, S.E., Brennecke, J.F., & Stolaroff, J.K. (2019). Evaluating the Performance of Micro-Encapsulated CO2 Sorbents during CO2 Absorption and Regeneration Cycling. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 53(5), 2926-2936.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b06442.

Kotamreddy, G., Hughes, R., Bhattacharyya, D., Stolaroff, J., Hornbostel, K., Matuszewski, M., & Omell, B. (2019). Process Modeling and Techno-Economic Analysis of a CO2 Capture Process Using Fixed Bed Reactors with a Microencapsulated Solvent. Energy & Fuels, 33(8), 7534-7549.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b01255.

Nguyen, D., Murialdo, M., Hombostel, K., Pang, S., Ye, C., Smith, W., Baker, S., Bourcier, W., Knipe, J., Aines, R., & Stolaroff, J. (2019). 3D Printed Polymer Composites for CO2 Capture. INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 58(48), 22015-22020.American Chemical Society (ACS). doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b04375.

Ong, K., Hanna, J., & Ghoniem, A.F. (2017). Investigation of a Combined Hydrogen and Oxygen Spillover Mechanism for Syngas Electro-Oxidation on Ni/YSZ. JOURNAL OF THE ELECTROCHEMICAL SOCIETY, 164(2), F32-F45.The Electrochemical Society. doi: 10.1149/2.0161702jes.

Ong, K., & Ghoniem, A. (2016). MIT hybrid gasification/SOFC to halve coal-plant emissions. Fuel Cells Bulletin, 2016(5), 14-15.Mark Allen Group. doi: 10.1016/s1464-2859(16)30127-4.

Ong, K.M., & Ghoniem, A.F. (2016). Modeling of indirect carbon fuel cell systems with steam and dry gasification. JOURNAL OF POWER SOURCES, 313, 51-64.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.02.050.

Ong, K.M., Lee, W.Y., Hanna, J., & Ghoniem, A.F. (2016). Isolating the impact of CO concentration in syngas mixtures on SOFC performance via internal reforming and direct oxidation. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, 41(21), 9035-9047.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.03.107.

Lee, W.Y., Ong, K.M., & Ghoniem, A.F. (2015). Detailed H2 and CO Electrochemistry for a MEA Model Fueled by Syngas. ECS Transactions, 68(1), 3059-3074.The Electrochemical Society. doi: 10.1149/06801.3059ecst.

Ong, K.M., Tibavinsky, I.A., Wepfer, W.J., & Haynes, C.L. (2012). A Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Radiation Model for the Mitigation of Temperature Gradients Using a Novel Geometric Design. ASME 2012 10th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology.American Society of Mechanical Engineers. doi: 10.1115/fuelcell2012-91072.

Ong, K.M. (2016). Reservoir and Feeding System for Use with Breast Pumps.