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Dr Jamie Cripwell
Lecturer

Short Bio

Lecturer
Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
2018 - Present

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Host: Prof. Andre Burger
Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
Development of fundamental thermodynamic models for industrial application
2017-2018

PhD Chem Eng
Improvement of the thermodynamic description of polar molecules and their mixtures in the SAFT framework
Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
Supervisors: Prof. Andre Burger & Prof Cara Schwarz
2014-2016

MEng (Research)
Assessment of the capabilities of two polar sPC-SAFT terms through application to measured ketone-alkane phase equilibria data
Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University
Supervisors: Prof. Andre Burger & Prof Cara Schwarz
2012-2013

BSc Eng (Chemical)
School of Chemical & Metallurgical Engineering, University of the Witwatersrand
2008-2011

Research Interests

Thermodynamic modelling
Statistical Associating Fluid Theory (SAFT)
Low pressure phase equilibria (VLE, LLE, VLLE)

Selected Publications

Cripwell, J. T.; Schwarz, C. E.; Burger, A. J. SAFT-VR-Mie with an Incorporated Polar Term for Accurate Holistic Prediction of the Thermodynamic Properties of Polar Components. Fluid Phase Equilib. 2018, 455, 24–42 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2017.09.027.

Cripwell, J. T.; Schwarz, C. E.; Burger, A. J. Polar (s)PC-SAFT: Modelling of Polar Structural Isomers and Identification of the Systematic Nature of Regression Issues. Fluid Phase Equilib. 2017, 449, 156–166 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fluid.2017.06.027.

Cripwell, J. T.; Schwarz, C. E.; Burger, A. J. Vapor−Liquid Equilibria Measurements for the Five Linear C6 Esters with n Octane. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2016, 61, 2353–2362 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jced.5b01058.

Cripwell, J. T.; Schwarz, C. E.; Burger, A. J. Vapor−Liquid Equilibria Measurements for Di n Propyl Ether and Butyl Ethyl Ether with n Heptane. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2017, 62, 204–209 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jced.6b00587.

Cripwell, J. T.; Schwarz, C. E.; Burger, A. J. Vapor−Liquid Equilibria Measurements for the Nine n Alkane/ Ketone Pairs Comprising 2 , 3 , and 4 Heptanone with n Octane, n Nonane, and n Decane. J. Chem. Eng. Data 2015, 60, 602–611 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/je500731x.