Dassou Nagassou , Ph.D.

Dassou Nagassou , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
777 West Harrisburg Pike
W249 Olmsted Building
Middletown, PA 17057

Concentrated Solar Power

Renewable Energy

Plasma Engineering & Technology

D. Nagassou, S. Mohsenian, M. Nallar, P. Yu, H. Wong, J. P. Trelles, “Decomposition of CO2 in a solar-gliding arc plasma reactor: effects of water, nitrogen, methane, and process optimization”, Journal of CO2 Utilization 38 (2020) 39 - 48 

S. Mohsenian, D. Nagassou, R. Elahi, P. Yu, M. Nallar, H. Wong, J. P. Trelles, “Carbon dioxide conversion by solar-enhanced microwave plasma: Effect of specific power and argon/nitrogen carrier gases”, Journal of CO2 Utilization 34 (2019) 725-732 

D. Nagassou, S. Mohsenian, S. Bhatta, R. Elahi, J. P. Trelles, “Solar – gliding arc plasma reactor for carbon dioxide decomposition: design and characterization”, Solar Energy (2019), Vol. 180, pp. 678-689. 

S. Mohsenian, D. Nagassou, S. Bhatta, R. Elahi, J. P. Trelles, “Design and characterization of a solar-enhanced microwave plasma reactor for atmospheric pressure carbon dioxide decomposition”, Plasma Source Sci. Technol. 28 (2019) 065001 

R. Elahi, D. Nagassou, S. Mohsenian, J. P. Trelles, “Enhanced solar radiation absorption by carbon dioxide in thermodynamic nonequilibrium: A computational study”, Solar Energy (2020), Vol. 195, pp. 369-381.

S. Bhatta, D. Nagassou, S. Mohsenian, J. P. Trelles, “Photo-thermochemical decomposition of carbon-dioxide in direct solar receiver-reactor”, Solar Energy (2019), Vol. 178, pp. 201–214.

S. Mohsenian, S. Sheth, S. Bhatta, D. Nagassou, D. Sullivan, J. P. Trelles, “Design and characterization of an electromagnetic-resonant cavity microwave plasma reactor for atmospheric pressure carbon dioxide decomposition”, Plasma Processes and Polymers (2018). 

S. Bhatta, D. Nagassou, J. P. Trelles, “Solar Photo-Thermochemical Reactor Design for Carbon Dioxide Processing”, Solar Energy (2017), Vol. 142, pp. 253–266.

 Ph.D. (University of Massachusetts, Lowell)

ME448/MET481 Capstone Design
ET321 Engineering Dynamics
MET431 Heat Transfer