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Qualifications

2014 – PhD in ‘Systems approaches to enhance performance and applicability of Microbial Fuel Cells’ from University of South Wales
2010 – B.Eng. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Glamorgan

Experience

September 2010 – September 2014: Research on Microbial Fuel Cell through SUPERGEN Biological Fuel Cell consortium funded by EPSRC.
September 2010 – July 2014: Hourly Paid Lecturer (HPL) at Faculty of Advanced Technology, University of South Wales.
June 2008 – August 2009: Sandwich placement in Prysmian Cables & Systems Ltd., Wrexham as CAD Design and Test Engineer.

Publications

1. Song, Y. E., Boghani, H. C., Kim, H. S., Kim, B. G., Lee, T., Jeon, B.-H., Premier, G. C. and Kim, J. R. (2016). “Maximum Power Point Tracking to Increase the Power Production and Treatment Efficiency of a Continuously Operated Flat-Plate Microbial Fuel Cell.” Energy Technology, 4(11), 1427-1434.
2. Boghani, H. C., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2016). “Control of microbial fuel cell voltage using a gain scheduling control strategy.” Journal of Power Sources, 322, 106-115.
3. Kaur, A., Boghani, H. C., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Premier, G. C. (2014). “Inhibition of methane production in microbial fuel cells: Operating strategies which select electrogens over methanogens.” Bioresource Technology, 173(0), 75-81.
4. Boghani, H. C., Papaharalabos, G., Michie, I., Fradler, K. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Ieropoulos, I., Greenman, J., and Premier, G. C. (2014). “Controlling for peak power extraction from microbial fuel cells can increase stack potential and avoid cell reversal.” Journal of Power Sources, 269(0), 363-369.
5. Fradler, K. R., Kim, J. R., Boghani, H. C., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Premier, G. C. (2014). “The effect of internal capacitance on power quality and energy efficiency in a tubular microbial fuel cell.” Process Biochemistry, 49(6), 973-980.
6. Boghani, H. C., Kim, J. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2013). “Control of power sourced from a microbial fuel cell reduces its start-up time and increases bioelectrochemical activity.” Bioresource Technology, 140(0), 277-285.
7. Boghani, H. C., Kim, J. R., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., and Premier, G. C. (2013). “Analysis of the dynamic performance of a microbial fuel cell using a system identification approach.” Journal of Power Sources, 238(0), 218-226.
8. Kim, J. R., Boghani, H. C., Amini, N., Aguey-Zinsou, K.-F., Michie, I., Dinsdale, R. M., Guwy, A. J., Guo, Z. X., and Premier, G. C. (2012). “Porous anodes with helical flow pathways in bioelectrochemical systems: The effects of fluid dynamics and operating regimes.” Journal of Power Sources, 213(0), 382-390.

Memberships

AMIMechE (Institute of Mechanical Engineers)
Member of ADNet (Anaerobic Digestion Network)

Research

Microbial Fuel Cells, Microbial Electrolysis Cells, Bioelectrochemical Systems, Biological Fuel Cells

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