Nicolas Abatzoglou

Peered Review Papers/Publications

  • James Aluha, Sonia Blais and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Phase quantification of carbon support by X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) in plasma-synthesized Fischer-Tropsch nanocatalysts.Catalysis Letters DOI 10.1007/s10562-018-2428-y.
  • Asghar Ali, Redhouane Henda, James Aluha and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Co-Doped ZnO Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Electron Beam Ablation as Model Nano-Catalysts in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. AIChE Journal. 64(9): 3332-3340.
  • Amine Bali, Jasmin Blanchard, Mostafa Chamoumi and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Bio-Oil Steam Reforming over a Mining Residue Functionalized with Ni as Catalyst: Ni-UGSO. Catalysts DOI:10.3390/catal8010001. 8(1): 1-24.
  • James Aluha, François Gitzhofer and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Application of Plasma Technology in Fischer-Tropsch catalysis for the Production of Synthetic Fuels. Recent Advances in Petrochemical Science (RAPSCI) DOI: 10.19080/RAPSCI.2018.05.555657. 5(2): 1-11.
  • Charlotte Gillium, Mihaela Friciu, Nicolas Abatzoglou and Grégoire Leclair. (2018). Stability of Extemporaneously Prepared Acetazolamide Oral Suspension at Two Temperatures. The Journal of Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Submitted
  • Frank Blondel Dega, Nadi Braidy and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Dry autothermal reforming of methane with a nickel spinellized catalyst prepared from a negative value metallurgical residue. RenewableEnergy.Submitted
  • Emmanuel Vachon Lachance, Nicolas Abatzoglou, Ryan Gosselin, Carl Duchesne and Antoine Cournoyer. (2018). Potassium chloride caking tendency: a parametric study of cake break energy. Advanced Powder Technology. 29: 2140-2152.
  • Sophie Hudon, Pierre-Philippe Lapointe-Garant, Jean-Sébastien Simard, Albert Pichieri, Stephen Hammond, George Sienkiewicz, Michel Perrier and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Evaluation of a dry coating technology as a substitute for roller compaction for dry agglomeration applications in the pharmaceutical industry. Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation. In Press
  • Pedro Durão, Clémence Fauteux-Lefebvre, Jean-Maxime Guay, Jean-Sébastien Simard, Nicolas Abatzoglou & Ryan Gosselin. (2018). Specificity of process analytical tools in the monitoring of multicomponent pharmaceutical powders. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology DOI: 10.1080/10837450.2018.1492617.
  • James Aluha and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Activation and Deactivation Scenarios in a Plasma-Synthesized Co/C Catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering DOI-10.1002/cjce.23259.
  • James Aluha, Stéphane Gutierrez, François Gitzhofer, and Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2018). Use of Plasmasynthesized Nano-catalysts for CO Hydrogenation in Low-Temperature Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: Effect of Catalyst Pre-treatment. Nanomaterials. Revision Requested
  • Himmat Dalvi, Clémence Fauteux-Lefebvre, Jean-Maxime Guay, Nicolas Abatzoglou and Ryan Gosselin. (2018). Concentration monitoring with near infrared chemical imaging in a tableting press. Journal of Spectral Imaging doi: 10.1255/jsi.2018.a5. 7(a5): 1-18.
  • Asghar Ali*, James Aluha*, Redhouane Henda, Nicolas Abatzoglou. (2017). Cobalt-Doped Zinc Oxide Thin Films Grown by Pulsed Electron Beam Ablation as Model Nano-Catalysts in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Chemical Engineering Journal. Submitted
  • N. Braidy, S. Bastien, J. Blanchard, C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, I. E. Achouri, N. Abatzoglou. (2017). Activation mechanism and microstructural evolution of a YSZ/Ni-alumina catalyst for dry reforming of methane. Catalysis Today. DOI: 10.1016/cattod
  • S. Hudon*, P.-Ph. Lapointe-Garant, J.-S. Simard, A. Pichieri, S. Hammond, G. Sienkiewicz, N. Abatzoglou and M. Perrier. (2017). Evaluation of a dry coating technology as a substitute for roller compaction for dry agglomeration applications in the pharmaceutical industry. Powder Technology. Accepted
  • Ommolbanin Ali Zadeh Sahraei*, Faiçal Larachi, Nicolas Abatzoglou, Maria C. Iliuta. (2017). Hydrogen production by glycerol steam reforming catalyzed by Ni-promoted Fe/Mg-bearing metallurgical wastes. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 219: 183-193.
  • R. Gosselin, C. Fauteux-Lefebvre*, P. Durão*, J.-M. Guay, J.-S. Simard and N. Abatzoglou. (2017). Specificity of Process Analytical Tools in the monitoring of multicomponent pharmaceutical powders. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. Submitted
  • J. Aluha* and N. Abatzoglou. (2017). Gold-promoted plasma-synthesized Ni-Co-Fe/C catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Gold Bulletin. 50(2): 147-162.
  • K. Yekpe*, N. Abatzoglou, B. Bataille, R. Gosselin, T. Sharkawi, J.-S. Simard, A. Cournoyer. (2017). Developing a Quality by Design Approach to Model Tablet Dissolution Testing: an Industrial Case Study. Pharmaceutical Development and Technology dx.doi.org/10.1080/10837450.2017.1392566. Available online
  • V. Vosoughi*, S. Badoga*, A. K. Dalai* and N. Abatzoglou. (2017). Modification of mesoporous alumina as a support for cobalt-based catalyst in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Fuel Processing Technology. 162(1-2): 55-65.
  • M. Chamoumi, N. Abatzoglou*, J. Blanchard, M.-C. Iliuta and F. Larachi, Dry reforming of methane with a new catalyst derived from a negative value mining residue spinellized with nickel, CATTOD, Vol. 291, 2017, pp. 86-98, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2017.02.018.
  • N. Braidy, S. Bastien, J. Blanchard, C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, I. E. Achouri, N. Abatzoglou, Activation mechanism and microstructural evolution of a YSZ/Ni-alumina catalyst for dry reforming of methane, CATTOD, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2017.03.006, February 2017.
  • J. Aluha and N. Abatzoglou*, Promotional effect of Mo and Ni in plasma-synthesized Co–Fe/C bimetallic nano-catalysts for Fischer–Tropsch synthesis, J. Ind. Eng. Chem. (2017), dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2017.02.018
  • J. Aluha, Y. Hu and N. Abatzoglou*, Effect of CO Concentration on the a-Value of Plasma-Synthesized Co/C Catalyst in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis, Calalysts, Vol. 7, No 69; 2017, doi:10.3390/catal7020069.
  • P. Durão, C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, J.-M. Guay, J.-S. Simard, N. Abatzoglou, and R. Gosselin*, Using multiple Process Analytical Technology probes to monitor multivitamin blends in a tableting feed frame, TALANTA, Vo. 164, 2017, pp. 7-15..
  • J. Aluha, K. Béré, N. Abatzoglou, and F. Gitzhofer*, Application of plasma in production of nano-catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Journal of Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, Vol. 36, (2016), 1325–1348.
  • M. Chamoumi and N. Abatzoglou, NiFe2O4 production from α-Fe2O3 via an improved solid state reaction and its use as a dry reforming catalyst, Can. J. of Chem. Eng., 2016, Vol. 94, Issue 9, pp. 1801–1808.
  • J. Aluha and N. Abatzoglou, Synthetic fuels from 3-φ Fischer-Tropsch synthesis using syngas feed and novel nanometric catalysts synthesised by plasma, Biomass & Bioenergy, Available online, 19 May 2016, dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.09.014.
  • J. Aluha, N. Braidy, A. Dalai and N. Abatzoglou*, Low-temperature Fischer-Tropsch synthesis using plasma-synthesized nanometric Co/C and Fe/C catalysts, Can. J. of Chem. Eng., Online: 13 May 2016, DOI: 10.1002/cjce.22537.
  • V. Vosoughi, S. Badoga, A. K. Dalai* and N. Abatzoglou, Effect of Pretreatment on Physicochemical Properties and Performance of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Supported Cobalt Catalyst for Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2016, 55 (21), pp 6049–6059; DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b04381
  • C. Trevisanut, S. M. Jazayeri, S. Bonkane, C. Neagoe, Ali Mohamadalizadeha, D. C. Boffito, C. L. Bianchi, C. Pirola, L. Frost, J. Lerou, C. G. Visconti, L. Lietti, N. Abatzoglou, W. Green, G. S. Patience*, Micro-Syngas Technology options for GtL, Can. J. of Chem. Eng., Vol. 94, pp. 613-622, April 2016.
  • J. Aluha, Ph. Boahene, A. Dalai, Y. Hu, K. Bere, N. Braidy, N. Abatzoglou, Synthesis and Characterization of Co/C and Fe/C Nanocatalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis: A Comparative Study Using a Fixed-Bed Reactor, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 54, No 43, 2015, pp. 10661-10674.
  • C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, N. Abatzoglou, S. Blais, N. Braidy and Y. Hu, Iron oxide-functionalized carbon nanofilaments for H2S adsorption: the multiple roles of carbon, CARBON, Vol. 95, 2015, pp. 794-801.
  • Jasmin Blanchard, Ines Achouri and Nicolas Abatzoglou, H2S poisoning of NiAl2O4-YSZ catalyst during methane dry reforming, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 94, pp. 650-654, April 2016.
  • C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, N. Abatzoglou*, N. Braidy and Y. Hu, Carbon nanofilaments functionalized with iron oxide nanoparticles for in-depth hydrogen sulfide adsorption, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, available on-line, DOI 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b01108, September 8, 2015.
  • R. Gosselin*, P. Durão, N. Abatzoglou and J.-M. Guay and, Monitoring the Concentration of Flowing Pharmaceutical Powders in a Tableting Feed Frame, Pharmaceutical Development & Technology, Vol. 22:6, July 2015. DOI: 10.3109/10837450.2015.1102278.
  • A. Tanhatan Naseri, B. A. Peppley, J. G. Pharoah, P. Mandal, S.  Litster and N. Abatzoglou, X-Ray-based tomography analysis of transport and reaction in the catalyst coating of a reformer, Chemical Engineering Science, Vol. 138, 2015, pp. 499-509.
  • M.-J. Colbert, M. Grandbois and N. Abatzoglou, Identification of inter-particular forces by atomic force microscopy and how they relate to powder rheological properties measured in shearing tests, Powder Technology, Vol. 284, 2015, pp. 396-402.
  • K. Yekpe, N. Abatzoglou, R. Gosselin, B. Bataille, T. Sharkawi, A. Cournoyer, J.-S. Simard, Predicting the dissolution behavior of pharmaceutical tablets with NIR chemical imaging, International Journal of Pharmaceutics Vol. 486, Issues 1–2, pp. 1-388, 30 May 2015.
  • N. Abatzoglou and C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, Review of catalytic syngas production through steam or dry reforming and partial oxidation of studied liquid compounds, Advanced Review, Editor Wiley, WIREs Energy Environ 2015, doi: 10.1002/wene.167.
  • I. Esma Achouri, N. Abatzoglou*, N. Braidy, and S. Bastien, New insights into the role of YSZ in NiAl2O4/Al2O3-YSZ catalysts, Applied Catalysis A: General, Vol. 497, 2015, pp. 42-50.
  • N. Abatzoglou and B. Legras, Nano-Iron Carbide-Catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis of Green Fuel: Surface Reaction Kinetics-controlled Regimes in a 3-φ Slurry-Continuous Stirred Tank Reactor, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, 2015, pp. 9-15.
  • J. Blanchard and N. Abatzoglou*, Nano-iron carbide synthesized by plasma as catalyst for Fischer–Tropsch synthesis in slurry reactors: The role of iron loading and K, Cu promoters, CATTOD, Vol. 237, No 15 November 2014, pp. 150-156.
  • N. Abatzoglou and C. Reyes Plascencia, Ni-doped carbon nanofilaments (Ni-CNF): preparation and use as reforming catalyst, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Nanotechnology, Vol. 3, 2015, pp. 20-27.
  • V. Vosoughi; A. K. Dalai and N. Abatzoglou, Influence of promoters on physico-chemical properties and performance of Co/MWCNTS catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, American Chemical Society, Division of Energy & Fuels, Vol. 59, No 2, 2014, pp. 795-796
  • J.-M. Guay, P.-Ph. Lapointe-Garant, R. Gosselin*, J.-S. Simard and N. Abatzoglou*, Development of a multivariate light-induced fluorescence (LIF) PAT tool for in-line quantitative analysis of pharmaceutical granules in a V-blender, Eur. J. of Pharmac. and Biopharmac., Vol. 86, Issue 3, April 2014, pp. 524–531.
  • R. Gosselin*, N. Abatzoglou*, Ph. Quinn and J. Salvas, Novel methodologies for determining the mineral content of complex multivitamin tablets, European Pharmaceutical Review, Vol. 19, Issue 14, pp. 62-68, 2014.
  • N. Abatzoglou*, R. Gosselin and M. A. Inam, Rheological Characterization and Empirical Modeling of Non-aqueous Nano-suspensions of Iron Carbide Produced by Plasma Spray, Can. J. of Chem. Eng., Vol. 91, Issue 1, pp. 68-74, Jan. 2014.
  • A. Dalai, G. D. Yadav & N Abatzoglou, Catalytic processes for clean energy, waste minimization and green chemicals, Catalysis Today, Vol. 207, pp. 1-2, 30 May 2013.
  • I. E. Achouri, Nicolas Abatzoglou*, C. Fauteux-Lefebvre and N. Braidy, Diesel steam reforming: Comparison of two nickel aluminate catalysts prepared by wet-impregnation and co-precipitation, CATOD, Vol. 207, pp. 13-20, 30 May 2013.
  • K. Shanmugapriya, N. Abatzoglou* and S. Blais, Inhibition of carbon formation during steam reforming of methane over ethyl-disulfide-impregnated metallic Nickel catalysts, CATOD, Vol. 207, pp.21-27, May 2013.
  • N. Abatzoglou*, E. Castellanos Gil and R. Gosselin, Evaluating the influence of hopper geometry on radial and axial concentration profiles in flowing granular mixtures, Special Edition: Near Infrared Spectroscopy: In-depth focus 2013, European Pharmaceutical Review, February 2013.
  • R. Gosselin*, M.-O. Lacombe and N. Abatzoglou, Determining Bulk Powder Particle Size through Texture Analysis, American Pharmaceutical Review, February 2013.
  • N. Abatzoglou*, J. Blanchard and F. Gitzhofer Nano-Iron carbide-catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in slurry reactors: new developments, Referred proceedings of the 20th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Milan, Italy, June 18-22, 2012, Session 3DO.6.3, pp. 1571 – 1575, ISBN:978-88-89407-54-7.
  • A.-M. Demers, R. Gosselin, J.-S. Simard and N. Abatzoglou*, In-line near infrared spectroscopy monitoring of pharmaceutical powder moisture in a fluidised bed dryer: An efficient methodology for chemometric model development, Can. J. of Chem. Eng., Vol. 90, Issue 2, April 2012, pp. 299–303.
  • E. Castellanos Gil, R. Gosselin and N. Abatzoglou*, NIRS methodology for measuring radial and axial concentration profiles in flowing granular mixtures, Powder Technology, Vol. 224, 2012, pp. 223-232.
  • N. Abatzoglou*, K. Shanmugapriya, N. Braidy and J. Blanchard, Investigation of the Role of Surface Nanometric Sulfur and Carbon Moieties in Ni-Catalyzed Steam Reforming of Hydrocarbons, ACS Symposium Series, ‘Nanocatalysis for Fuels & Chemicals’, Vol. 1092, Editor A. Dalai, Chapter 1, pp 1-23, Jan. 2012, DOI: 10.1021/bk-2012-1092.ch001, ISBN13: 9780841226852, eISBN: 9780841226869.
  • C. Fauteux-Lefebvre, N. Abatzoglou, N. Braidy, I. Esma Achouri, Diesel steam reforming with a nickel–alumina spinel catalyst for solid oxide fuel cell application, J. of Power Sources, Vol. 196, 2011, pp. 7673-7680.
  • N. Braidy*, C. Andrei, J. Blanchard and N. Abatzoglou*, From Nanoparticles to Process: An Aberration-Corrected TEM Study of Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts at Various Steps of the Process, Advanced Materials Research, Volume of Advances in Innovative Materials and Applications, Vol. 324, Edited by M. Soueidan, M. Roumié and P. Masr, August 2011, pp. 197-200.
  • J. Blanchard, N. Abatzoglou* & F. Gitzhofer, Phenomenological Kinetics of a Solid-Fluid Catalytic Reaction: The case of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis with Plasma-derived Nano-Iron Carbides, Refereed Proceedings of the 19th European Biomass Conference & Exhibition, 6-10 June 2011, Berlin, Germany, ISBN 978 88 89407-55-7, pp. 2136-2142.
  • Mariane Trépanier, C. A. Dorval-Dion, A. K. Dalai* and N. Abatzoglou, Kinetics study on CNT-supported RuKCo FTS catalyst in a fixed bed reactor, Vol. 89, Issue 6, December 2011, pp. 1441–1450.
  • J. Salvas, J.-S. Simard, R. Gosselin and N. Abatzoglou*, Calibration of Multivariate Predictive Models: The Study of Factors Influencing the Prediction Accuracy of Raman Spectroscopy Applied to Pharmaceutical Tablets, Amer. Pharm. Rev., Jan-Feb 2011, pp. 36-43.
  • T. Rivard, F. Gitzhofer*, N. Abatzoglou*, Triple Phase Boundary Characterization and Measurement by Tomography, Can. J. of Chem. Eng., Vol. 90, Issue 3, June 2012, pp. 712–718.
  • M. Trépanier, A. Tavasoli, A. K. Dalai, N. Abatzoglou, Effects of Confinement in Carbon Nanotubes on the Activity, Selectivity and Lifetime of Fischer-Tropsch Co/CNT Catalysts, Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 2010, Vol. 55, 8, pp. 2757-2763.
  • C. Metcalfe, O. Kesler, T. Rivard, F. Gitzhofer, N. Abatzoglou, Connected Three Phase Boundary Length Evaluation in Modeled Sintered Composite Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes, Journal of Electrochemical Society, (2010), 157(9), pp. B1326-B1335.
  • N. Abatzoglou* and M. Gagnon, Renewable Energy from Residual Biomass Gasification: Simulation of Multiphase Flow in a Novel Mobile Granular Bed Filter used to Condition the Hot Bio-Syngas, Biodiversity Science for Humanity, Ed. M. and Th. Theophanides, ATINER, 2009, ISBN:978-960-6672-41-5, pp. 31-50.
  • J. Blanchard, N. Abatzoglou*, R. Eslahpazir-Esfandabadi and F. Gitzhofer, Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis in a Slurry Reactor Using a Nano-iron Carbide Catalyst Produced by a Plasma Spray Technique, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 49, 2010, pp. 6948-6955.
  • Clémence Fauteux-Lefebvre, J. Blanchard, F. Gitzhofer and N. Abatzoglou*, Steam Reforming of Liquid Hydrocarbons over a Ni-Alumina Spinel Catalyst, J. of Power Sources, Vol.195, 2010, pp.3275-3283.
  • M. Trépanier, A. Tavasoli, A. K. Dalai* and N. Abatzoglou, Fischer-Tropsch synthesis over Carbon nanotubes supported cobalt catalysts in a fixed bed reactor: Influence of acid treatment, Fuel Proc. Tech., Vol. 90, Issue 3, March 2009, pp. 367-374.
  • Mariane Trépanier, A. Tavasoli, A. K. Dalai* and N. Abatzoglou, Co, Ru and K loadings effects on the activity and selectivity of carbon nanotubes supported cobalt catalyst in Fischer–Tropsch synthesis, Applied Catalysis A: General, Vol. 353, Issue 2, 1 February 2009, Pages 193-202.
  • M. Trépanier, A.K.Dalai, N.Abatzoglou, Synthesis of CNT-supported cobalt nanoparticle catalysts using a microemulsion technique: Role of Nanoparticle Size on reducibility, activity and selectivity in Fischer-Tropsch reactions, Appl. Catalysis, A: General, 2010, Vol. 374, 1-2, pp. 79-86.
  • A. Tavasoli, M. Trépanier, A. K. Dalai*, N.Abatzoglou, Fischer-Tropsch synthesis on mono-and bimetallic Co and Fe catalysts supported on carbon nanotubes, Fuel. Proc. Tech., Vol. 90, Sep. 2009, p. 1486.
  • Nicolas Abatzoglou* and Steve Boivin, A Review of Biogas Purification Processes, Invited review paper, Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining, Vol. 3, 2009, pp. 42-71.
  • J. Blanchard, H. Oudghiri-Hassani, N. Abatzoglou*, S Jankhah and F. Gitzhofer, Synthesis of Nanocarbons via Ethanol Dry Reforming over a Carbon Steel Catalyst, Chem. Eng. J., Vol. 143, 2008, pp. 186-194.
  • Sepideh Jankhah, N. Abatzoglou* and F. Gitzhofer, Thermal and Catalytic Dry Reforming and Cracking of Ethanol for Hydrogen and Carbon Nanofilaments Production, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 33, 2008, pp. 4769-4779.