John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions of Illinois No. 6 bituminous coal with solvents: A review of solvent swelling and extraction literature

Mathews, J. P., Clifford, C. E. & Painter, P., Mar 19 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 3, p. 1279-1294 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Swelling
Ashes
Pyridine
15 Citations (Scopus)

Interparticle interactions in highly concentrated coal-water slurries and their effect on slurry viscosity

Mukherjee, A. & Pisupati, S. V., Jun 18 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 6, p. 3675-3683 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Slurries
Viscosity
Water
Surface chemistry
37 Citations (Scopus)
algae
Micractinium
Anaerobic digestion
anaerobic digestion
activated sludge
30 Citations (Scopus)
anthracite
Anthracite
gas flow
Flow of gases
permeability
10 Citations (Scopus)

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) of a high-pressure CO2-water mixture: Application to carbon sequestration

Goueguel, C., McIntyre, D. L., Singh, J. P., Jain, J. & Karamalidis, A. K., Sep 1 2015, In : Applied Spectroscopy. 68, 9, p. 997-1003 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
aquifers
Aquifers
leakage
3 Citations (Scopus)

Linear vs. radial boundary-dominated flow: Implications for gas-well-decline analysis

Vardcharragosad, P., Ayala H., L. & Zhang, M., Oct 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 5, p. 1053-1066 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radial flow
gas well
Gases
radial flow
Hydraulic fracturing
9 Citations (Scopus)
health and safety
Health
industry
Industry
Mineral industry
27 Citations (Scopus)

Low cost and environmentally benign crack-blocking structures for long life and high power Si electrodes in lithium ion batteries

Ling, M., Zhao, H., Xiao, X., Shi, F., Wu, M., Qiu, J., Li, S., Song, X., Liu, G. & Zhang, S., Feb 7 2015, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 3, 5, p. 2036-2042 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbopol 940
Gum Arabic
Esterification
Cracks
Electrodes
7 Citations (Scopus)

Market power in power markets: An analysis of residual demand curves in California's day-ahead energy market (1998-2000)

Lo Prete, C. & Hobbs, B. F., Jan 1 2015, Energy Journal, 36, 2, p. 191-218 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Costs
Elasticity
Energy market
Power market
Demand curve
11 Citations (Scopus)

Matrix effect of sodium compounds on the determination of metal ions in aqueous solutions by underwater laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Goueguel, C., McIntyre, D. L., Jain, J., Karamalidis, A. & Carson, C., Jul 1 2015, In : Applied Optics. 54, 19, p. 6071-6079 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium compounds
sodium compounds
Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy
laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy
Metal ions
22 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement and modeling of CO2 solubility in natural and synthetic formation brines for CO2 sequestration

Zhao, H., Dilmore, R., Allen, D. E., Hedges, S. W., Soong, Y. & Lvov, S., Feb 3 2015, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 49, 3, p. 1972-1980 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brines
carbon sequestration
solubility
Solubility
modeling
4 Citations (Scopus)

Methane dry reforming over ni supported on pine sawdust activated carbon: Effects of support surface properties and metal loading

García, R., Soto, G., Escalona, N., Sepúlveda, C., Orellana, M. J., Morales, N., Radovic, L. R., Buitrago-Sierra, R., Rodriguez-Reinoso, F. & Sepúlveda-Escribano, A., May 1 2015, In : Quimica Nova. 38, 4, p. 506-509 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Methane
Reforming reactions
Activated carbon
Surface properties
15 Citations (Scopus)
Rankine cycle
Gasification
carbon sequestration
Carbon dioxide
well
11 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the impact of geochemical reactions on hydrocarbon phase behavior during CO2 gas injection for enhanced oil recovery

Venkatraman, A., Lake, L. W. & Johns, R. T., Sep 5 2015, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 402, p. 56-68 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oil recovery
gas injection
Phase behavior
Hydrocarbons
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multiple-mixing-cell method for three-hydrocarbon-phase displacements

Li, L., Khorsandi, S., Johns, R. T. & Ahmadi, K., Dec 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 6, p. 1339-1349 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
hydrocarbon
Solubility
method
Labeling
3 Citations (Scopus)

Nuclear Renewable Energy Integration: An Economic Case Study

Sabharwall, P., Bragg-Sitton, S., Boldon, L. & Blumsack, S. A., Oct 1 2015, In : Electricity Journal. 28, 8, p. 85-95 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nuclear energy
energy source
renewable energy
Fossil fuels
alternative energy
60 Citations (Scopus)

Organic-Inorganic Heterointerfaces for Ultrasensitive Detection of Ultraviolet Light

Shao, D., Gao, J., Chow, P., Sun, H., Xin, G., Sharma, P., Lian, J., Koratkar, N. A. & Sawyer, S., Jun 10 2015, In : Nano letters. 15, 6, p. 3787-3792 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
ultraviolet radiation
Graphene
graphene
Self assembled monolayers
12 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of a liquid tin anode solid oxide fuel cell operating under hydrogen, argon and coal

Khurana, S., Labarbera, M., Fedkin, M. V., Lvov, S., Abernathy, H. & Gerdes, K., Jan 15 2015, In : Journal of Power Sources. 274, p. 1049-1054 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tin
Coal
Argon
solid oxide fuel cells
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability evolution of propped artificial fractures in coal on injection of CO2

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Liu, J., Pone, D. & Mathews, J. P., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 133, p. 695-704 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Injection (oil wells)
Proppants
Coal
permeability
coal
15 Citations (Scopus)

Pore development during gasification of South African inertinite-rich chars evaluated using small angle X-ray scattering

Coetzee, G. H., Sakurovs, R., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Morpeth, L., Everson, R. C., Mathews, J. P. & Bunt, J. R., Oct 11 2015, In : Carbon. 95, p. 250-260 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Steam
X ray scattering
Gasification
Pore size
Coal
1 Citation (Scopus)
Costs
Electric power utilization
Decomposition
Industry
9 Citations (Scopus)

Production-data analysis of gas reservoirs with apparent-permeability and sorbed-phase effects: A density-based approach

Vardcharragosad, P. & Ayala H., L., Feb 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 1, p. 99-111 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

permeability
Desorption
desorption
Gases
gas
28 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid decompression and desorption induced energetic failure in coal

Wang, S., Elsworth, D. & Liu, J., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 7, 3, p. 345-350 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

decompression
Desorption
desorption
energetics
Coal
14 Citations (Scopus)

Rare earth element geochemistry of outcrop and core samples from the Marcellus Shale

Noack, C. W., Jain, J. C., Stegmeier, J., Hakala, J. A. & Karamalidis, A., Jun 26 2015, In : Geochemical Transactions. 16, 1, 6.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Core samples
Geochemistry
Shale
Rare earth elements
shale

Rate-time forecasting of gas reservoirs with significant transient flow: A density-based method

Vardcharragosad, P. & Ayala H., L., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 11, p. 111-126 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gases
Radial flow
Horizontal wells
Hydrocarbons
Economics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reduction of caking propensity in large (millimeter-sized) South African coal particles with potassium carbonate impregnation to expand fixed- and fluidized-bed gasification feedstock suitability

Coetzee, S., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Bunt, J. R., Mathews, J. P., Strydom, C. A. & Schobert, H. H., Jul 16 2015, In : Energy and Fuels. 29, 7, p. 4255-4263 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Potash
Coal
Gasification
Impregnation
Fluidized beds
2 Citations (Scopus)

Revealing climate change opinions through investment behavior: Evidence from Fukushima

Lei, Z. & Shcherbakova, A. V., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Environmental Economics and Management. 70, p. 92-108 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

profitability
climate change
coal
energy
regional climate

Review of battery safety for emergency communication and tracking systems for underground mining operations

Beck, J., Nieto, A. & Lvov, S., Jan 1 2015, In : International Journal of Mining and Mineral Engineering. 6, 1, p. 72-86 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

communication
safety
Communication
Charging (batteries)
battery
190 Citations (Scopus)

Seismicity triggered by fluid injection-induced aseismic slip

Guglielmi, Y., Cappa, F., Avouac, J. P., Henry, P. & Elsworth, D., Jun 12 2015, In : Science. 348, 6240, p. 1224-1226 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid injection
seismicity
microearthquake
induced seismicity
dilatancy
28 Citations (Scopus)

Self-healing of cement fractures under dynamic flow of CO2-rich brine

Cao, P., Karpyn, Z. & Li, L., Jun 1 2015, In : Water Resources Research. 51, 6, p. 4684-4701 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

brine
cement
permeability
residence time
fracture flow
3 Citations (Scopus)

Solar resource-reserve classification and flow-based economic analysis

Brownson, J., Gardner, D. & Nieto, A., Jun 1 2015, In : Solar Energy. 116, p. 45-55 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic analysis
Economics
Solar energy
Energy conversion
Minerals
33 Citations (Scopus)

Stabilizing an amorphous V2O5/carbon nanotube paper electrode with conformal TiO2 coating by atomic layer deposition for lithium ion batteries

Xie, M., Sun, X., Sun, H., Porcelli, T., George, S. M., Zhou, Y. & Lian, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4, 2, p. 537-544 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Atomic layer deposition
Amorphous carbon
Carbon nanotubes
Coatings
7 Citations (Scopus)

State-of-health of a CuCl electrolyzer during a 168-h test

Khurana, S., Hall, D., Schatz, R. S., Fedkin, M. V. & Lvov, S., Jan 5 2015, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 40, 1, p. 62-69 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrolytic cells
electrolytic cells
health
Health
impedance
50 Citations (Scopus)

Swelling of clay minerals in unconsolidated porous media and its impact on permeability

Aksu, I., Bazilevskaya, E. & Karpyn, Z., Sep 1 2015, In : GeoResJ. 7, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swelling
clay mineral
porous medium
permeability
clay
10 Citations (Scopus)

Techno-economic assessment of industrial CO2 storage in depleted shale gas reservoirs

Tayari, F., Blumsack, S. A., Dilmore, R. & Mohaghegh, S. D., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 11, p. 82-94 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Costs
Economic analysis
Shale
Monitoring
18 Citations (Scopus)

The characterisation of slow-heated inertinite- and vitrinite-rich coals from the South African coalfields

Roberts, M. J., Everson, R. C., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Okolo, G. N., Van Niekerk, D. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 17 2015, In : Fuel. 158, p. 591-601 11 p., 9309.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Pyrolysis
Temperature
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Microporosity
14 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of oxidation pressure on the equilibrium nanostructure of soot particles

Toth, P., Palotas, A. B., Ring, T. A., Eddings, E. G., Vander Wal, R. L. & Lighty, J. A. S., Jun 1 2015, In : Combustion and Flame. 162, 6, p. 2422-2430 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
soot
Nanostructures
Oxidation
oxidation
12 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Bidding Rules on Electricity Markets with Intermittent Renewables

De Sisternes, F. J., Webster, M. D. & Pérez-Arriaga, I. J., May 1 2015, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 30, 3, p. 1603-1613 11 p., 6910332.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
Power plants
Power markets
Uncertainty
Hot Temperature
28 Citations (Scopus)
heat production
seismicity
Hydraulics
permeability
hydraulics
39 Citations (Scopus)

The real option value of mining operations using mean-reverting commodity prices

Zhang, K., Nieto, A. & Kleit, A. N., Jun 1 2015, In : Mineral Economics. 28, 1-2, p. 11-22 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

commodity price
commodity
Values
Brownian motion
minerals industry
23 Citations (Scopus)

Torrefaction of Pinus radiata and Eucalyptus globulus: A combined experimental and modeling approach to process synthesis

Arteaga-Pérez, L. E., Segura, C., Espinoza, D., Radovic, L. R. & Jiménez, R., Dec 1 2015, In : Energy for Sustainable Development. 29, p. 13-23 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exergy
exergy
energy
Feedstocks
Wood
30 Citations (Scopus)

Two-phase convective mixing under a buoyant plume of CO2 in deep saline aquifers

Emami-Meybodi, H. & Hassanzadeh, H., Jan 1 2015, In : Advances in Water Resources. 76, p. 55-71 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transition zone
plume
aquifer
convection
dissolution
11 Citations (Scopus)

Two-point or multiple-point statistics? A comparison between the ensemble Kalman filtering and the ensemble pattern matching inverse methods

Li, L., Srinivasan, S., Zhou, H. & Jaime Gomez-Hernandez, J., Dec 1 2015, In : Advances in Water Resources. 86, p. 297-310 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kalman filter
aquifer
prediction
solute transport
fluvial deposit
19 Citations (Scopus)

Uniaxial strength and failure in sandstone containing a pre-existing 3-D surface flaw

Lu, Y., Wang, L. & Elsworth, D., Jul 16 2015, In : International Journal of Fracture. 194, 1, p. 59-79 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sandstone
3D
Crack
Defects
Inclination
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using modern battery systems in light duty mining vehicles

Schatz, R. S., Nieto, A., Dogruoz, C. & Lvov, S., Jul 4 2015, In : International Journal of Mining, Reclamation and Environment. 29, 4, p. 243-265 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Room and pillar mining
Longwall mining
Mining equipment
Metal halides
Locomotives
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using multi-pyranometer arrays and neural networks to estimate direct normal irradiance

Srikrishnan, V., Young, G. S., Witmer, L. T. & Brownson, J., Jan 1 2015, In : Solar Energy. 119, p. 531-542 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neural networks
Quality control
Topology
Irradiation
Sensors
2014
22 Citations (Scopus)

A dual-scale approach to model time-dependent deformation, creep and fracturing of brittle rocks

Lu, Y., Elsworth, D. & Wang, L., Jul 2014, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 60, p. 61-76 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

creep
Creep
Rocks
Microcracks
microcrack
55 Citations (Scopus)

Advanced phase change composite by thermally annealed defect-free graphene for thermal energy storage

Xin, G., Sun, H., Scott, S. M., Yao, T., Lu, F., Shao, D., Hu, T., Wang, G., Ran, G. & Lian, J., Sep 10 2014, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 6, 17, p. 15262-15271 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Graphene
Phase change materials
43 Citations (Scopus)

Aircraft engine particulate matter: Macro- micro- and nanostructure by HRTEM and chemistry by XPS

Vander Wal, R. L., Bryg, V. M. & Huang, C. H., Feb 1 2014, In : Combustion and Flame. 161, 2, p. 602-611 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aircraft engines
Aircraft engines
Particulate Matter
High resolution electron microscopy
particulates
28 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon Nanotubes
Toxicity
Meta-Analysis
Carbon nanotubes
Impurities