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Bor-Yih Yu

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Bor-Yih Yu Assistant Professor

Tel.: (03) 2118800 Ext. 5488

Process Systems Engineering LAB Ext. 3036

E-mail: boryihyu@mail.cgu.edu.tw

Experience
Department of Chemical Engineering, Chang Gung University, Taiwan Assistant Professor 2019/02 – Present
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Postdoc Researcher

2018/11 – 2019/01

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taiwan Research Assistant

2017/07 - 2017/10

 

EDUCATION

 National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering

2017

 National Taiwan University, Taiwan

B.S., Chemical Engineering

2011

 

RESEARCH FOCUS AND INTERESTS

Research Fields: Process Development, Rigorous Simulation (including process design, control, optimization, intensification and Heat Integration), Data-based modeling.

1. Plant-wide green energy systems (coal/biomass gasification, syngas utilization, poly-generation processes)

2. Bio-oil production processes (hydrothermal liquefaction, Pyrolysis, Gasification)

3. CO2 capture and utilization

4. Reactive distillation and dividing-wall columns.

5. Separation of azeotropic mixtures

6. Data-based modeling on the real plants

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

1. 2017Research Scholarship (5000 USD), CTCI Foundation

2. 2017Representative of Taiwan, BASF International Summer Course (Ludwigshafen, Germany)

3. 2017Honorable Membership, The Phi Tao Phi Scholastic Honor Society of the R.O.C.

4.  2016Excellent Dissertation Award, BASF Taiwan

5.  2013Honorable Mention Award of Poster, Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers

6.  2012Academic Excellence Award (Top 5% ranking in class), National Taiwan University

7.  2011Academic Excellence Award (Top 5% ranking in class), National Taiwan University

 

Publications 

SCI Journal Articles

  1. Yu, B. Y.;, P. J. Wu, C. C. Tsai, S. T. Lin*. “Evaluating the Direct CO2 to Diethyl Carbonate (DEC) Process: Rigorous Simulation, Techno-Economical and Environmental Evaluation” Journal of CO2 Utilization, 2020, 41, 102154
  2. Yu, B. Y.; , Tsai, C. C. Rigorous Simulation and Techno-Economic Analysis of a Bio-Jet-Fuel Intermediate Production Process with Various Integration Strategies. Chem. Eng. Res. Des, 159, 47-65, 2020
  3. Yu, B. Y.; Chung, C. Y.; Chien, I. L.* Development of a Plant-wide Dimethyl Oxalate (DMO) Synthesis Process from Syngas: Rigorous Simulation Design and Optimization. Comput. Chem. Eng. 2018, 115, 85-100.
  4. Yu, B. Y.; Chen, M. K.; Chien, I. L.* Assessment on CO2 Utilization through Rigorous Simulation: Converting CO2 to Dimethyl Carbonate Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2018, 57, 639-652.
  5. Yu, B. Y.; Huang, R.; Zhong, X.; Lee, M. J.; Chien, I. L.* Energy-Efficient Hybrid Extraction-Distillation Process for Separating Diluted Acetonitrile-Water Mixture: Rigorous Design with Experimental Verification from Ternary Liquid-Liquid Equilibrium Data. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2017, 56, 15112-15121.
  6. Yu, B. Y.; Chien, I. L.* Design and Optimization of Dimethyl Oxalate Hydrogenation Process to Produce Ethylene Glycol. Chem. Eng. Res. Des. 2017, 121, 173-190.
  7. Yu, B. Y.; Chien, I. L.* Design and Optimization of the Methanol-to-Olefin Process: Part II: Comparison of Different Methods for Propylene/Propane Separation. Chem. Eng. Technol. 2016, 39, 2304-2311. 
  8. Yu, B. Y.; Chien, I. L.* Design and Optimization of the Methanol-to-Olefin Process: Part I: Steady-State Design and Optimization. Chem. Eng. Technol. 2016, 39, 2293-2303. 
  9. Chen, Y. C.; Yu, B. Y.; Hsu, C. C.; Chien, I. L. Comparison of Heterogeneous and Extractive Distillation for the Dehydration of Propylene Glycol Methyl Ether. Chem. Eng. Res. Des. 2016, III, 184-195.
  10. Yu, B. Y.; Chien, I. L.* Design and Economic Evaluation of a Coal-based Poly-generation Process to Co-produce Synthetic Natural Gas and Ammonia. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54, 10073-10087. 
  11. Yu, B. Y.; Chien, I. L.* Design and Economical Evaluation of Coal to Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) Process. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2015, 54, 2339-2352.
  12. Chen, B. C.; Yu, B. Y.; Lin, Y. L.; Huang, H. P.; Chien, I. L. Reactive-Distillation Process for Direct Hydration of Cyclohexene to Product Cyclohexanol. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2014, 53, 7079-7086.

Book Chapters

  1. Chien, I. L.; Yu, B. Y.; Lee, H. Y.;  Chemical Engineering Process Simulation, Chap. 13: Process Simulation of Acrylic Acid Production, 2017, Elsevier.
  2. Chien, I. L.; Yu, B. Y.; Ai, Z. J. Chemical Engineering Process Simulation, Chap. 15: Design of Azeotropic Distillation Systems, 2017, Elsevier.
RESEARCH PROJECTS
  1. Principle Investigator, “Optimization Modeling of C311, C321 and C331 columns of the Phenol Plant.” Sponsored by Formosa Chemical & Fibre Corporation. (Apr 2020-Sep 2021)
  2. Co-Principle Investigator, “Steady-state and dynamic modeling of the R-501 reactor, AE plant, Tairylan Division.Sponsored by Formosa Plastics Group. (Jan 2020-Dec 2020)
  3. Principle Investigator, “Quality improve modeling for the C331 Column of the Phenol Plant.” Sponsored by Formosa Chemical & Fibre Corporation. (Sep 2019-Oct 2019)
  4. Co-principle Investigator, “Steady state and dynamic simulation on R401 reactor, AE plant, Tairylan Division.” Sponsored by Formosa Plastics Group. (Aug 2019-Jan 2020)
  5. Principle Investigator, “Rigorous and Data-driven Simulation of the Plant-wide Bio-Jet Fuel Production Processes from Biomass Liquefaction.” Sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), (Aug 2019-July 2022)
  6. Co-principle Investigator, “Dynamic simulation study on the styrene-acrylonitrile (SAN) resin.” Sponsored by Formosa Chemical & Fibre Corporation. (Nov 2018-Oct 2019)
  7. Co-principle Investigator,Simulation study and analysis on the hydrothermal liquefaction process.” Sponsored by Metal Industries Research and Development Center (MIRDC). (Jul 2018- Dec 2018)