Moses O. Tadé

Moses O. Tadé
Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Dean of Engineering

Current Position:
Dean of Engineering, Curtin University of Technology

Current International Activities:
GEDC Member, Deputy President, Australian Council of Engineering Deans

Academic Leadership Experience:
Dean, College of Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, 2008-Present
Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, 2001-2007
Journal Editor in Chief, Developments in Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing Journal
(since September 1994) and now Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering
Co-Director of the Centre for Process Systems Computations (CPSC)
Personal Chair of Process Systems Engineering, 1999

Areas of Research:
Process modeling, simulation and control; Nonlinear control systems; Adaptive control and system identification; Structural Synthesis of control systems;
Reactive distillation columns; control and design technologies; Biochemical engineering; process modelling and simulation; process optimisation and control; process systems engineering

Selected Published Articles and Works:
- Tian, Y.C. Tade, M. O. and Yao, H M (2002): Optimisation in Modeling, Operation and Control of A Fermentation Process, In Recent Dev in Optimisation  and Optimal Control in Chemical Engineering, Luus, R., ed., Transworld Res, 155-177.

- Wang, S, Ang, H M and Tade M O (2007): Volatile organic compoundsin indoor environment and photocatalytic oxidation: State of the art, Environment international, Vol. 33, pp. 694-705.

- Wang, S, Terdkiatburana, T and Tade, M O (2008): Adsorption of Cu (II), Pb (II) and humic acid on natural zeolite tuff in single and binary systems. Separation and Purification Technology, Vol. 62, pp. 64-70.

- Bahadori, A, Vuthuluru, H B, Mokhatab, S and Tade M O (2008): Predicting hydrate forming pressure of pure alkanes in the presence of inhibitors, Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry, Vol. 17, pp. 1-7.

- Wang, S, Terdkiatburana, T and Tade, M O (2008): Single and co-adsorption of heavy metals and humic acid on fly ash, Separation and Purification Technology, Vol 58, pp. 353-358

- Pareek V K, Chong S H, Tade,  M O and Adesina, A A (2008): Light intensity distribution in heterogenous photocatalytic reactors, Asia-Pacific Journal  of Chemical Engineering, Vol. 3 (2), pp 171 - 201

Awards and Accomplishments:
John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University (2012); for significant contributions to Chemical Engineering research at the highest level in the field of Process Systems Engineering
Key Researcher and Joint Program Manager (Engineering), AJ Parker CRC for Hydrometallurgy (1999 to 2004)
Active Membership of the Technical / Scientific Panels for several conferences, e.g., Chemeca conferences,
Chair of Technical Committee for Chemeca 2009;
World Congress of Chemical Engineering in 2005, Process Control Society conferences;
Vice Chair of DYCOPS 2010 Conference
Received substantial funding from both industry and the Australian Research Council (ARC)

Bachelor in Chemical Engineering Degree, with first class honours from University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University), Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 1980
M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 1981-1986
(Commonwealth Scholarship)