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Silica gel from bagasse ash

We have succesfully produced silica gel from bagasse ash (boiler waste of cane sugar mills) by a simple low-energy chemical method. We published the results on Advanced Powder Technology, a reputable scientific journal published by Elsevier BV on behalf of The Society of Powder Technology Japan. The method can be an alternative for the commercial […]

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Electrosynthesis of magnetite nanoparticles

We have successfully synthesized magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles and SiO2-coated magnetite nanoparticles by an enviromentally friendly electrochemical method. The results have been published in: (i) Advanced Powder Technology and (ii) Journal of Nanoparticle Research. Below is summary of the articles Advanced Powder Technology (2011), in press Synthesis of magnetite nanoparticles by surfactant-free electrochemical method in an […]

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Student exchange to Kumamoto University

One of our master students (Rizka Zulhijjah) just came back from Japan after completing her short-term student exchange program at Kumamoto University sponsored by JASSO. She studied in Japan for about 6 months from October 2011 to March 2012 under the supervision of Prof. Motonobu Goto (Dept. Applied Chemistry). In Kumamoto University, she conducted research […]

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Lab Trip to Sarangan

10-11 March 2012. After working hard preparing proposal for the research project for graduation, we went to Sarangan lake together for refreshing. We left from Surabaya Saturday morning, about seven o’clock, using a bus. It took about 5 hours to get there. After lodging at villa, it was free time. We could do whatever we liked […]

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Workshop on EIS

Picture with Mr. Luca Pini from Metrohm after workshop 11-12 April 2012. We held a workshop on the theory and practice of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) on 11-12 April 2012. The participants were all members of our lab. The trainer was Mr. Luca Pini from Metrohm, Netherland, that has expertise in the field. In the first […]

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Lab Seminar

We have seminar twice a month. In this seminar, students present the progress of their research work. Saturday, 05 May 2012: Rizki/Zarra – grafting sulphonate on SiO2 as a substitue for PEM for EOW production Ifah/Ilmi – hydroxyapatite preparation by electrochemical using pulse DC Dewi/Yetty – silica gel production from geothermal sludge Yayan/Febriyan – amine-grafted […]

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Welcome… Selamat Datang…

Welcome to Lab. Electrochemical engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS). We aim to advance chemical engineering education through advanced research in electrochemical engineering and particle technology by addressing issues on material processing for energy, biomedical, environmental and agriculture.