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

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50 Citations (Scopus)

Tuning the electronic structure of titanium oxide support to enhance the electrochemical activity of platinum nanoparticles

Shi, F., Baker, L. R., Hervier, A., Somorjai, G. A. & Komvopoulos, K., Sep 11 2013, In : Nano letters. 13, 9, p. 4469-4474 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Titanium oxides
Platinum
titanium oxides
Electronic structure
platinum
30 Citations (Scopus)

Unified decline type-curve analysis for natural gas wells in boundary-dominated flow

Ayala, L. F. H. & Peng, Y., Feb 2013, In : SPE Journal. 18, 1, p. 97-113 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural gas wells
gas well
natural gas
Gases
gas
22 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of carbon dioxide from coal-based power plants as a heat transfer fluid for electricity generation in enhanced geothermal systems (EGS)

Ram Mohan, A., Turaga, U., Shembekar, V., Elsworth, D. & Pisupati, S. V., Aug 1 2013, In : Energy. 57, p. 505-512 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rankine cycle
Carbon dioxide
Power plants
Electricity
Gasification
26 Citations (Scopus)

Valuing climate impacts in integrated assessment models: The MIT IGSM

Reilly, J., Paltsev, S., Strzepek, K., Selin, N. E., Cai, Y., Nam, K. M., Monier, E., Dutkiewicz, S., Scott, J., Webster, M. & Sokolov, A., Apr 1 2013, In : Climatic Change. 117, 3, p. 561-573 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

climate effect
human resource
valuation
crop yield
land use change
4 Citations (Scopus)

Valuing electricity transmission: The case of Alberta

Doucet, J., Kleit, A. N. & Fikirdanis, S., Mar 1 2013, In : Energy Economics. 36, p. 396-404 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Parallel flow
Elasticity
Electricity transmission
Economics
54 Citations (Scopus)

Water-CO2 trade-offs in electricity generation planning

Webster, M., Donohoo, P. & Palmintier, B., Dec 1 2013, In : Nature Climate Change. 3, 12, p. 1029-1032 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electricity generation
electricity
water
planning
withdrawal
57 Citations (Scopus)

ZnO/graphene nanocomposite fabricated by high energy ball milling with greatly enhanced lithium storage capability

Yu, M., Shao, D., Lu, F., Sun, X., Sun, H., Hu, T., Wang, G., Sawyer, S., Qiu, H. & Lian, J., Jan 1 2013, In : Electrochemistry Communications. 34, p. 312-315 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Ball milling
Lithium
Graphene
Nanocomposites
14 Citations (Scopus)

ZnO quantum dots-graphene composite for efficient ultraviolet sensing

Shao, D., Sun, X., Xie, M., Sun, H., Lu, F., George, S. M., Lian, J. & Sawyer, S., Oct 7 2013, In : Materials Letters. 112, p. 165-168 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Graphene
Semiconductor quantum dots
graphene
quantum dots
2012
16 Citations (Scopus)

1H-NMR Monitoring of the transesterification process of Jatropha oil

Kouame, S. D. B., Perez, J. M. S., Eser, S. & Benesi, A., May 1 2012, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 97, p. 60-64 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transesterification
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Oils
Nuclear magnetic resonance
25 Citations (Scopus)
Natural gas
Gas fuel analysis
Unsteady flow
Boundary conditions
Computer simulation
59 Citations (Scopus)

A mechanistic model for permeability evolution in fractured sorbing media

Wang, S., Elsworth, D. & Liu, J., Jun 1 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth. 117, 6, B06205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fractured medium
permeability
dilation
Coal
Gases
69 Citations (Scopus)

A molecular model for Illinois No. 6 Argonne Premium coal: Moving toward capturing the continuum structure

Castro-Marcano, F., Lobodin, V. V., Rodgers, R. P., McKenna, A. M., Marshall, A. G. & Mathews, J. P., May 1 2012, In : Fuel. 95, p. 35-49 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Mass spectrometry
Ionization
Desorption
Pyridine
51 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of climate policy targets under uncertainty

Webster, M., Sokolov, A. P., Reilly, J. M., Forest, C. E., Paltsev, S., Schlosser, A., Wang, C., Kicklighter, D., Sarofim, M., Melillo, J., Prinn, R. G. & Jacoby, H. D., Jun 1 2012, In : Climatic Change. 112, 3-4, p. 569-583 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental policy
climate change
temperature
analysis
climate
20 Citations (Scopus)

An approximate dynamic programming framework for modeling global climate policy under decision-dependent uncertainty

Webster, M. D., Santen, N. & Parpas, P., Aug 1 2012, In : Computational Management Science. 9, 3, p. 339-362 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic programming
Emission control
Uncertainty
Approximate dynamic programming
Climate policy
13 Citations (Scopus)

A rapid and robust alternative to Rachford-Rice in flash calculations

Li, Y., Johns, R. T. & Ahmadi, K., Feb 25 2012, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 316, p. 85-97 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rice
flash
Chemical analysis
Phase equilibria
iteration
146 Citations (Scopus)

Atomic layer deposition of TiO 2 on graphene for supercapacitors

Sun, X., Xie, M., Wang, G., Sun, H., Cavanagh, A. S., Travis, J. J., George, S. M. & Lian, J., Feb 29 2012, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 159, 4, p. A364-A369

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Atomic layer deposition
Graphene
Composite materials
Titanium oxides
192 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in permeability caused by transient stresses: Field observations, experiments, and mechanisms

Manga, M., Beresnev, I., Brodsky, E. E., Elkhoury, J. E., Elsworth, D., Ingebritsen, S. E., Mays, D. C. & Wang, C. Y., Jun 1 2012, In : Reviews of Geophysics. 50, 2, RG2004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress field
stress distribution
permeability
experiment
porosity
134 Citations (Scopus)

CO 2-rock-brine interactions in Lower Tuscaloosa Formation at Cranfield CO 2 sequestration site, Mississippi, U.S.A.

Lu, J., Kharaka, Y. K., Thordsen, J. J., Horita, J., Karamalidis, A., Griffith, C., Hakala, J. A., Ambats, G., Cole, D. R., Phelps, T. J., Manning, M. A., Cook, P. J. & Hovorka, S. D., Jan 6 2012, In : Chemical Geology. 291, p. 269-277 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
carbon sequestration
brine
Rocks
Minerals
136 Citations (Scopus)

Combustion of an Illinois No. 6 coal char simulated using an atomistic char representation and the ReaxFF reactive force field

Castro-Marcano, F., Kamat, A. M., Russo, M. F., Van Duin, A. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 1 2012, In : Combustion and Flame. 159, 3, p. 1272-1285 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
coal
field theory (physics)
hydrocarbon combustion
biomass
113 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing the topological and electrical structure of the North American electric power infrastructure

Cotilla-Sanchez, E., Hines, P. D. H., Barrows, C. & Blumsack, S. A., Dec 10 2012, In : IEEE Systems Journal. 6, 4, p. 616-626 11 p., 6153088.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric power distribution
Small-world networks
Electric power transmission networks
Complex networks
Topology
12 Citations (Scopus)
Neural Networks (Computer)
Least-Squares Analysis
Ventilation
Ambulatory Monitoring
Exercise Test
49 Citations (Scopus)

Complex evolution of coal permeability during CO 2 injection under variable temperatures

Qu, H., Liu, J., Chen, Z., Wang, J., Pan, Z., Connell, L. & Elsworth, D., Jul 1 2012, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 9, p. 281-293 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

swelling
Swelling
Coal
permeability
coal
8 Citations (Scopus)
Thermolysis
Molecular modeling
Coal
Lignin
Tars
13 Citations (Scopus)

Designing cyclic pressure pulsing in naturally fractured reservoirs using an inverse looking recurrent neural network

Artun, E., Ertekin, T., Watson, R. & Miller, B., Jan 1 2012, In : Computers and Geosciences. 38, 1, p. 68-79 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recurrent neural networks
simulation
time dependent behavior
dual porosity
recovery method
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development and use of a method for prediction of the ash split in a CFBC boiler to improve the energy efficiency

Soundarrajan, N., Rozelle, P. L. & Pisupati, S. V., Dec 1 2012, In : Fuel. 102, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Boilers
Energy efficiency
Fluidized beds
Coal Ash
64 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a multi-mechanistic, dual-porosity, dual-permeability, numerical flow model for coalbed methane reservoirs

Thararoop, P., Karpyn, Z. & Ertekin, T., Sep 1 2012, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 8, p. 121-131 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porosity
Coal
Simulators
Flue gases
Swelling
15 Citations (Scopus)

Displacive radiation-induced structural contraction in nanocrystalline ZrN

Lu, F., Huang, M., Yaqoob, F., Lang, M., Namavar, F., Trautmann, C., Sun, H., Ewing, R. C. & Lian, J., Jul 23 2012, In : Applied Physics Letters. 101, 4, 041904.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

contraction
nitrogen
irradiation
radiation
nitrogen atoms
8 Citations (Scopus)

Distributional impacts of state-level energy efficiency policies in regional electricity markets

Sahraei-Ardakani, M., Blumsack, S. A. & Kleit, A. N., Oct 1 2012, In : Energy Policy. 49, p. 365-372 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy efficiency
Energy efficiency
electricity
market
Electricity
28 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of gel damage on fracture fluid cleanup and long-term recovery in tight gas reservoirs

Wang, J. Y., Holditch, S. A. & McVay, D. A., Nov 1 2012, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 9, p. 108-118 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gels
Recovery
Fluids
Proppants
Yield stress

Effects of covered solid sorbent tube sample holders on organic vapor measurements

Marpoe, B. S., Groves, W. A., Lee, E. G., Slaven, J. E. & Harper, M., Oct 11 2012, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 9, 10, p. 572-579 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atmosphere
Research Design
Manikins
Flame Ionization
Charcoal
40 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced ultraviolet emission from poly(vinyl alcohol) ZnO nanoparticles using a SiO2-Au core/shell structure

Shao, D., Sun, H., Yu, M., Lian, J. & Sawyer, S., Nov 14 2012, In : Nano letters. 12, 11, p. 5840-5844 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metal nanoparticles
ultraviolet emission
Nanostructures
Energy gap
alcohols
38 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental controls of cadmium desorption during CO 2 leakage

Frye, E., Bao, C., Li, L. & Blumsack, S., Apr 17 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 8, p. 4388-4395 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Monoxide
Cadmium
leakage
Desorption
desorption
27 Citations (Scopus)

Estimation of free gas saturation from seismic reflection surveys by the genetic algorithm inversion of a P-wave attenuation model

Morgan, E. C., Vanneste, M., Lecomte, I., Baise, L. G., Longva, O. & McAdoo, B., Jul 2012, In : Geophysics. 77, 4, p. R175-R187

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wave attenuation
P waves
genetic algorithms
genetic algorithm
seismic reflection
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating wind-following and ecosystem services for hydroelectric dams in PJM

Fernandez, A., Blumsack, S. & Reed, P., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Regulatory Economics. 41, 1, p. 139-154 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystem services
Dams
Water
Revenue
Generator
4 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of a laboratory rod mill when grinding bituminous coal

Lee, H., Klima, M. S. & Saylor, P., Feb 1 2012, In : Fuel. 92, 1, p. 116-121 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Grinding mills
Coal
Bituminous coal
Ashes
Coal breakage
30 Citations (Scopus)
Glucose
glucose
Biomass
biomass
temperature
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of federal and state subsidies for ground-source heat pumps

Blumsack, S. A., Kleit, A. N. & Smith, S. W., Aug 1 2012, In : Energy Efficiency. 5, 3, p. 321-334 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geothermal heat pumps
Energy efficiency
Economics
Energy utilization
Electricity
12 Citations (Scopus)
mechanics
compaction
permeability
Mechanics
Compaction
16 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication of thin-films composed of ZnO nanorods using electrophoretic deposition

Hara, Y., Brownson, J. & Anderson, M. A., Jan 1 2012, In : International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology. 9, 1, p. 115-123 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanorods
nanorods
Fabrication
Thin films
fabrication
23 Citations (Scopus)

Fine structure evaluation of the pair distribution function with molecular models of the Argonne Premium coals

Castro-Marcano, F., Winans, R. E., Chupas, P., Chapman, K., Calo, J. M., Watson, J. K. & Mathews, J. P., Jul 19 2012, In : Energy and Fuels. 26, 7, p. 4336-4345 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Distribution functions
Anthracite
Electron microscopes
Crystalline materials
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fire signatures of spacecraft materials: Gases and particulates

Vander Wal, R. L., Pushkarev, V. & Fujiyama-Novak, J. H., Feb 1 2012, In : Combustion and Flame. 159, 2, p. 897-904 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particulates
Spacecraft
spacecraft
Fires
Gases
11 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible NOx abatement from power plants in the eastern united states

Sun, L., Webster, M., McGaughey, G., McDonald-Buller, E. C., Thompson, T., Prinn, R., Ellerman, A. D. & Allen, D. T., May 15 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 10, p. 5607-5615 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ozone
power plant
Power plants
ozone
Emission control
223 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible pillared graphene-paper electrodes for high-performance electrochemical supercapacitors

Wang, G., Sun, X., Lu, F., Sun, H., Yu, M., Jiang, W., Liu, C. & Lian, J., Feb 6 2012, In : Small. 8, 3, p. 452-459 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Graphene
Electrodes
Soot
Carbon black
1 Citation (Scopus)

Gas adsorption in novel environments, including effects of pore relaxation

Cole, M. W., Gatica, S. M., Kim, H. Y., Lueking, A. & Sircar, S., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Low Temperature Physics. 166, 5-6, p. 231-241 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environment effects
Gas adsorption
Gases
porosity
adsorption
40 Citations (Scopus)

Guaiacol hydrodeoxygenation on MoS 2 catalysts: Influence of activated carbon supports

Ruiz, P. E., Frederick, B. G., De Sisto, W. J., Austin, R. N., Radovic, L. R., Leiva, K., García, R., Escalona, N. & Wheeler, M. C., Oct 5 2012, In : Catalysis Communications. 27, p. 44-48 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guaiacol
Catalyst supports
Activated carbon
Catalysts
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy
14 Citations (Scopus)

High efficiency CuCl electrolyzer for Cu-Cl thermochemical cycle

Schatz, R. S., Kim, S., Khurana, S., Fedkin, M. V. & Lvov, S., Dec 1 2012, In : ECS Transactions. 50, 49, p. 153-164 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen production
Membranes
Electrolysis
Solar energy
Towers
76 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrodeoxygenation of guaiacol over carbon-supported molybdenum nitride catalysts: Effects of nitriding methods and support properties

Ghampson, I. T., Sepúlveda, C., Garcia, R., Radovic, L. R., Fierro, J. L. G., Desisto, W. J. & Escalona, N., Jul 25 2012, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 439-440, p. 111-124 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guaiacol
Molybdenum
Nitriding
Catalyst supports
Nitrides
17 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogenation of CuBTC framework with the introduction of a PtC hydrogen spillover catalyst

Liu, X. M., Rather, S. U., Li, Q., Lueking, A., Zhao, Y. & Li, J., Feb 9 2012, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 116, 5, p. 3477-3485 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
Hydrogen
catalysts
Catalysts
9 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogeology of the vicinity of Homestake mine, South Dakota, USA

Murdoch, L. C., Germanovich, L. N., Wang, H., Onstott, T. C., Elsworth, D., Stetler, L. & Boutt, D., Jan 1 2012, In : Hydrogeology Journal. 20, 1, p. 27-43 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogeology
dewatering
effective stress
metamorphic rock
travel time
143 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of fuel formulation on the nanostructure and reactivity of diesel soot

Yehliu, K., Vander Wal, R. L., Armas, O. & Boehman, A. L., Dec 1 2012, In : Combustion and Flame. 159, 12, p. 3597-3606 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
soot
Nanostructures
reactivity
formulations