Prof. Moshe  Sheintuch


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Prof. Moshe Sheintuch


Chemical Engineering

Main energy field:

Alternative Fuels


Ph.D. 1977, University of Illinois, Chemical Engineering.

Research Area in Energy:

Hydrogen production by reforming of methane or renewables for FC, ICE

Fuel Synthesis

Selected Publications:

Nekhamkina, O. and Sheintuch, M., “Cross-flow reactor design for Fischer Tropsch synthesis”, Chemical Engineering Journal, 277-293 (2019).

Thattarathody, R., and Sheintuch, M.” Product composition and kinetics of methylal decomposition on Alumina-Supported Pt, Ni, and Rh Catalysts”, Eng. Chem. Research 58, .11902-11909 (2019).

Thattarathody, R., Katheria, S and Sheintuch, M., “Methylal Steam Reforming with Pt/Al2O3, Ni/Al2O3, and Mixed Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Research, 58, 21382-21391 (2019).

Thattarathody, R., Artoul, M., Digilov, R.M., Sheintuch, M.,” Pressure, Diffusion, and S/M Ratio Effects in Methanol Steam Reforming Kinetics”, Eng. Chem. Research 57, 3175-3186 (2018).

Tartakovsky, L., Sheintuch, M.,” Fuel reforming in internal combustion engines”, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science , 67, 88-114 (2018).

Murmura, M.A., Sheintuch, M.,” Permeance inhibition of Pd-based membranes by competitive adsorption of CO: Membrane size effects and first principles predictions”, Chem. Eng. J, 347, 301-312 (2018).

Madai, A.Y., Nekhamkina, O. and Sheintuch, M., “What is the leanest stream to sustain a nonadiabatic loop reactor: Analysis and methane combustion experiment”, AIChEJ, 63, 2030-2040 (2017).

Thattarathody, R. and Sheintuch, M., Kinetics and dynamics of methanol steam reforming on CuO/ZnO/alumina catalyst, Appl. Catal. A: General, 540, 47-56 (2017).

E. German, and M. Sheintuch, “Methane steam reforming rates over Pt, Rh and Ni(111) accounting for thermally assisted H tunneling”, Sur. Sci., 656, 126-139 (2017).

A. Peters, O. Liron, R. Tschentscher, M. Sheintuch, and R. Bredesen, “Investigation of deactivation of Pd-based membranes in propane dehydrogenation (PDH) processes”, Chem. Eng. J, 305,191-2000 (2016).

Shoham Patrascu and M. Sheintuch, “Multifueled scaled-down autothermal pure H2 generator: Design and proof of concept”, AIChEJ, 62, 2112-2125 (2016).

M. Sheintuch ,O. Liron, A. Ricca and V. Palma, “Propane Dehydrogenation Kinetics on Supported Pt Catalyst”, Appl Catal. A, 516, 17-29 (2016).

Maria Anna Murmura, Michael Patrascu, Maria Cristina Annesin, Vincenzo Palma, Concetta Ruoco and Moshe Sheintuch, “Directing Selectivity of Ethanol Steam Reforming in Membrane Reactors”, Int. J Hyd. Energy 40, 5837-5848 (2015).

M. Patrascu and M. Sheintuch, “Design concepts of a scaled-down autothermal membrane reformer for on board hydrogen production”, Chem. Eng. J, 282,123-136 (2015).

O. Nekhamkina and M. Sheintuch, ‘Effective approximations for concentration-polarization in Pd-membrane separators”, Chem. Eng. J, 260, 835-845 (2015).

Hadas Abir and Moshe Sheintuch, “Modeling H2 transport through a Pd or Pd/Ag membrane, and its inhibition by co-adsorbates, from first principles”, J. Mem. Sci.,466, 58-69 (2014).

Poran, A., Artoul, M., Sheintuch, M., Tartakovsky, L.M, “Modeling Internal Combustion Engine with Thermo-Chemical Recuperation of the Waste Heat by Methanol Steam Reforming”, SAE Int. J. of Engines, 7, 234-242 (2014).

M. Patrascu and M. Sheintuch,” On-site Pure Hydrogen Production by Methane Steam Reforming in High Flux Membrane Reactor: Experimental Validation, Model Predictions and Membrane Inhibition”, Chem. Eng. J, 262, 862-874 (2014).