Amanda Simson

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Papers and Patents

Chemical Engineering, Peer Reviewed

  • Kim, A., Simson, A. "Rapid optimization of 3D printed sediment microbial fuel cells" International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering, September 2022
  • Chun, D., Ni, D., Simson, A. "The effect of inherent inorganics and CO2 co-pyrolysis on biochar production from biowastes and their gasification reactivity" Biomass and Bioenergy, March 2022 
  • Shresta, P., Chun, D., Kang, K., Simson, A. Klinghoffer, N. “Role of metals in biochar production and utilization in catalytic applications: A Review” Waste and Biomass Valorization, July 2021
  • Abdallah, M., Ni, D., Simson, A. "Evaluation of biochars derived from food waste for synthesis gas production via pyrolysis and CO2 gasification" Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 143, December 2020
  • Uddin, M., Simson, A., Wright, M. "Techno-economic and greenhouse gas analysis of dimethyl ether production via the bi-reforming pathway for transportation fuel" Energy Volume 211, November 2020
  • Simson, A., Crowley, S., Castaldi, M., “The Impact of Sulfur on Ethanol Steam Reforming” Catalysis Letters available May 2016 Pages 1-12
  • Simson, A., Roark, K. Farrauto, R., “Niobium containing oxygen storage materials for the three way catalyst” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental Volume 158-159, October 2014, Pages 106-111
  • Simson, A., Farrauto, R., Castaldi, M. “Steam reforming of ethanol/gasoline mixtures: Deactivation, regeneration and stable performance” Applied Catalysts B: Environmental Volume 106 Issues 3-4, August 2011, Pages 295-303
  • Simson, A. Waterman, E., Farrauto, R., Castaldi, M. “Kinetic and Process study for ethanol reforming using a Pt/Rh Washcoated monolith catalyst” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental Volume 89, Issues 1-2, June 2009, Pages 58-64


  • Finnerty, C., Isenberg, M., Simson, A., inventors; Active Filtration system for hydrocarbon fuels, methods, and filter elements. US patent 12,028,258. February 19, 2019.

Engineering Education, Peer Reviewed

  • Simson, A., & Davis, B. (2022, August), A Sustainability and Alternative Energy Course as a Bridge between Disciplines Paper presented at 2022 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Lawless, M., Lee, C., Shay, L., Shlayan., N., Cumberbatch, T., Wade-Smith, A., Simson, A*. Teaching the First-Year Hands-On Engineering Design Experience Online Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, held virtually.
  • Simson, A., & Broughton, L. C., & Biddinger, E. J. (2019, June), Program Evaluation of a High School Summer Bridge Program in Chemistry and Engineering (Evaluation) Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, Florida.
  • Simson, A., & Randi, J., & Becker, A. L. (2017, June), Assessing the Value of Different Techniques for Teaching Technical Communication Skills Paper presented at 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Erdil, N. O., & Harichandran, R. S., & Collura, M. A., & Nocito-Gobel, J., & Adams, D. J., & Simson, A. (2016, June), Preliminary Assessment of and Lessons Learned in PITCH: an Integrated Approach to Developing Technical Communication Skills in Engineers Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.25944

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