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Sandra Lenihan Publications

Patents

  • Invention Disclosure Form: K. Bryan, S. Lenihan and K. O Connell IDF-2017-013

 

Refereed Publications

  • “Developing engineering competencies through the integration of professional work placement with an industrial hosted engineering research project for chemical engineering undergraduates” S. Lenihan, R. Foley, W. Carey and N.B. Duffy. Education for Chemical Engineers, 2 (2020) 82–94.
  • A combination of Density-Based Clustering method and DEM to numerically investigate the breakage of bonded granules for a ball milling process.  A.  Krok,  P Peciar, K. Coffey, K. Bryan & S. Lenihan,  International Journal of Pharmaceutics  submitted 2020) .
  • A.Baroutaji, S Lenihan and K. Bryan, 2019. “Compaction analysis and optimisation of convex-faced pharmaceutical tablets using numerical techniques” Particuology, 47, 10-21.
  • McAuliffe, M; O'Mahony, G.; Blackshields, C; Collins, J.; Egan, D.; Kiernan, L.; O'Neill, E.; Lenihan, S.; Walker, G.; Crean, A.:  "The Use of PAT and Off-line Methods for Monitoring of Roller Compacted Ribbon and Granule Properties with a View to Continuous Processing”. Organic Process Research and Development; American Chemical Society,  2015. 19(1), 158-166.
  • “The selective oxidation of ammonia using copper-based catalysts. The effects of water.” Catalysis Today, S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, 2009, Vol 145 (1-2) 85-89.  
  • “Copper exchanged beta zeolites for the catalytic oxidation of ammonia” S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, (11), 1280-1281, Chemical Communications, 2003.
  •  “Selective Oxidation of Ammonia over Copper Based Catalysts” S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, New Challenges in Catalysis III; Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Yugoslavia, 81-92, March 2002.

 

 

Books

  • A. Baroutaji, K. Bryan, M. Sajjia, S. Lenihan,” Mechanics and Computational Modelling of Pharmaceutical Tableting Process”, Reference Module in Materials Science and Materials Engineering, Elsevier, 2017.
  • S. Lenihan and T. Curtin, 2008. “A technology for the destruction of ammonia from gaseous streams” in a book entitled “Recent Research Developments in Environmental Technology”, 2008, Editor: Prof. A. Gill and S.A. Korili, Transworld Research Network.

 

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Krok, A., K. Bryan and S. Lenihan. Development of finite element model to predict the behaviour of bilayer tablets during uniaxial tensile test, 9th International Granulation Workshop, 26-28th June 2019, United Kingdom.
  • A. Baroutaji, K. Bryan, S. Lenihan, “Determination of density-dependant Drucker-Prager parameters using experimental calibration procedure”, 33rd International Manufacturing Conference (IMC33), Limerick, Ireland, September 2016.
  • A. Baroutaji, K. Bryan, S. Lenihan, “Calibration of a density-dependant Drucker Prager material model for modelling the die-compaction of pharmaceutical powder”, ACEX-2016, Split, Croatia, July 2016.
  • A.Baroutaji, K. Bryan & S. Lenihan, “Finite element modelling of pharmaceutical tablet compaction: An overview”, 32nd International Manufacturing Conference (IMC32), Belfast, September 2015.
  • A.Baroutaji, K. Bryan & S. Lenihan, “Numerical Simulation of Pharmaceutical Powder Compaction using ANSYS”, ANSYS Conference & 2nd CADFEM Ireland Users’ Meeting, Dublin, September 2015.
  • Near infrared spectroscopy for real-time monitoring of roller-compacted ribbon density, G. E. O’Mahony, M. A. P. McAuliffe, C. Blackshields, Sandra Lenihan, David Egan, John A. Collins, Luke Kiernan, Gavin M. Walker, E. O’Neill and A.M. Crean (2013) EuPAT 6: Sixth pan-European QbD & PAT Science Conference Porto,  Sept 2013.
  • A study of the effects of roller compaction parameters on ribbon and granule properties by off-line and in-line methods with a view to continuous processing, O’Mahony G, McAuliffe M, Blackshields C, Collins J.A., Egan D, Kiernan L, Crean AM, Lenihan S, Walker GM and O’Neill E.  EuPAT 6: Sixth pan-European QbD & PAT Science Conference, Porto, Sept 2013.
  • “Selective Oxidation of Ammonia over Copper Based Catalysts.” S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, New Challenges in Catalysis III, Belgrade,Yugoslavia, Oct. 2001.
  • Oxidation of gaseous ammonia as a means for controlling ammonia emissions.”  S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, 13th International Congress on Catalysis, Paris, 2004.
  • “Catalytic Oxidation of Ammonia to Nitrogen and Water.” S. Lenihan and T. Curtin, 53rd Irish Universities Research Chemistry Colloquium, University College Dublin, June 2001.

 

Communications

  • “The Catalytic Abatement of Gaseous Ammonia.” S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, The Irish Scientist, P111a, Nov 2004.

 

Oral Presentations

  • Robust Prediction Models in Pharm Engineering, University College London and Greenwich University, IChemE, UK - Krok, A. , K. Byran and S. Lenihan.  Nov 2019

  • Krok, Alexander; Keith Bryan & Sandra Lenihan, Thermomechanical aspect in Powder Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia   2018

  • IChemE EdSIG Dec 18, Cambridge, UK Research Project - N. Duffy, S. Lenihan and R. Foley.

  • Krok, Alexander; Keith Bryan & Sandra Lenihan, Finite Element Modelling Approach to Predict the behaviour of Powder during Dry granulation process, Rutgers University and Drexel University, USA 2018

  • PMTC 6th Knowledge Day, Aug 2020; Coffey, K.,  Krok, A. and S. Lenihan.

  • PMTC 5rd Knowledge Day, Aug 2019;  S. Lenihan

  • PMTC 3rd Knowledge Day, Aug 2017; Krok, A. and S. Lenihan.

  • PMTC  2nd Knowledge Day, Aug 2016; S. Lenihan.

  • PMTC  1st Knowledge Day,  Sept 2015; Baroutaji, A.  and S. Lenihan.

  • Dynochem Webinar,  2016, Sandra  Lenihan “Incorporating Dynochem® Process Simulation  Software into a Chemical Engineering Programme - An Educators Perspective“

  • A.Baroutaji, K. Bryan & S. Lenihan, “Numerical Simulation of Pharmaceutical Powder Compaction using ANSYS”, Accepted for presentation in ANSYS Conference & 2nd CADFEM Ireland Users’ Meeting, Dublin, September 2015.

  • “Catalytic Oxidation of Ammonia to Nitrogen and Water.” S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, 53rd Irish Universities Research Chemistry Colloquium, UCD, 2001.

  • “Characterisation of copper oxide alumina catalysts for the selective oxidation of ammonia to nitrogen.” S. Lenihan and T. Curtin, Materials & Surface Science Institute (MSSI), University of Limerick, Dec. 2000.

 

Poster Presentations

  • European First Year Experience Conference, CIT June 2019 “Tuning the industrial experience of final year students in CIT’s Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering Programme, R. Foley, S. Lenihan and N. Duffy.
  • SIMULIA Academic Users“ Science in the Age of Experience™ Global User Conference” May, 2017
 Chicago, USA.
  • Study of the relationships between the compressibility of roller-compacted granules, the hardness of granule compacts and compact Raman spectra, M.A.P. McAuliffe, C.A. Blackshields, G.E. O’Mahony, D.P. Egan, E. O’Neill, S. Lenihan and A.M. Crean, EuPAT Conference, Tailoring QbD & PAT Science to Pharmaceutical Industry Needs, Porto, Portugal, 23-24 Sept 2013.
  • A study of the effects of roller compaction, parameter on ribbon and granule properties by offline and in line methods with a view to continuous processing.  McAuliffe, Michael; O'Mahony, Graham; Blackshields, Caroline; Collins, John; Egan, David; Kiernan, Luke; O'Neill, Eamonn; Lenihan, Sandra; Walker, Gavin; Crean, Abina. Presented at the EuPAT Conference, Tailoring QbD & PAT Science to Pharmaceutical Industry Needs, HF Hotel Ipanema Park, Porto 23-24 Sept 2013.
  • “Oxidation of gaseous ammonia as a means for controlling ammonia emissions.”  S. Lenihan & T. Curtin. 13th International Congress on Catalysis, Paris, 2004.
  • “The effect of SO2 and H2O on the Catalytic Oxidation of Ammonia to Nitrogen and Water.” S. Lenihan and T. Curtin, Europacat 5, University of Limerick, Oct. 2001.
  • “Selective Oxidation of Ammonia over Copper Based Zeolite Catalysts.” S. Lenihan & T. Curtin, 4th International symposium on supported reagents and catalysts in chemistry, University of St. Andrews, Scotland, UK, July 2000.
  • Study of the relationships between the compressibility of roller-compacted granules, the hardness of granule compacts and compact Raman spectra, M.A.P. McAuliffe, C.A. Blackshields, G.E. O’Mahony, D.P. Egan, E. O’Neill, S. Lenihan and A.M. Crean EuPAT Conference, Tailoring QbD & PAT Science to Pharmaceutical Industry Needs, Porto, Portugal, 23-24 Sept 2013

 

 

Conference and Seminar Host

  • 2020/21 National Seminar Series (NSS) – Jan 29th 2021 –funded by National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education “Developing professional competencies in industry for final year undergraduates through the parallel delivery of placement and a capstone project”
  • An Innovative Approach to Developing & Enhancing Core Practitioner Competencies,  TLU,
  • S. Lenihan, R. Foley and N. Duffy, Melbourne, CIT    Jan 2020
  • Modelling in Pharmaceutical Engineering May 2019 - Cork Ireland
  • Enabling Continuous Processing Knowledge Event - PMTC, Jan 2013 Cork Institute of Technology.
  • Cleaner Food Processing, Kinsale 2003, AMT, UCC and CTC, CIT.