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

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Model development of proppant transport through hydraulic fracture network and parametric study

Chang, O., Dilmore, R. & Wang, J. Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 150, p. 224-237 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proppants
fracture network
Hydraulics
fracture geometry
saltation
4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling effect of geochemical reactions on real-reservoir-fluid mixture during carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery

Venkatraman, A., Dindoruk, B., Elshahawi, H., Lake, L. W. & Johns, R. T., Oct 1 2017, In : SPE Journal. 22, 5, p. 1519-1529 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enhanced oil recovery
Gibbs free energy
Carbon dioxide
Phase behavior
carbon dioxide
7 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling shortcut nitrogen removal from wastewater using an algal-bacterial consortium

Arashiro, L. T., Rada-Ariza, A. M., Wang, M., Van Der Steen, P. & Ergas, S. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Water Science and Technology. 75, 4, p. 782-792 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nitrogen removal
Batch reactors
Wastewater
wastewater
Biomass
4 Citations (Scopus)

Model selection for CO2 sequestration using surface deformation and injection data

Nwachukwu, A., Min, B. & Srinivasan, S., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 56, p. 67-92 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbon sequestration
Geologic models
Flow simulation
Carbon capture
plume
197 Citations (Scopus)

Nanoscale Nucleation and Growth of Electrodeposited Lithium Metal

Pei, A., Zheng, G., Shi, F., Li, Y. & Cui, Y., Feb 8 2017, In : Nano letters. 17, 2, p. 1132-1139 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lithium
Nucleation
lithium
Metals
nucleation
6 Citations (Scopus)

Nanostructure and burning mode of light-duty diesel particulate with conventional diesel, biodiesel, and intermediate blends

Strzelec, A., Vander Wal, R. L., Lewis, S. A., Toops, T. J. & Daw, C. S., Aug 1 2017, In : International Journal of Engine Research. 18, 5-6, p. 520-531 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiesel
Nanostructures
Oxidation
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Trajectories
4 Citations (Scopus)

Oxygen-selective adsorption in RPM3-Zn metal organic framework

Wang, C. Y., Wang, L., Belnick, A., Wang, H., Li, J. & Lueking, A., Jan 1 2017, In : Chemical Engineering Science. 165, p. 122-130 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metals
Oxygen
Adsorption
Kinetics
Nitrogen
11 Citations (Scopus)

Particle size influence on the pore development of nanopores in coal gasification chars: From micron to millimeter particles

Coetzee, G. H., Sakurovs, R., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Everson, R. C., Mathews, J. P. & Bunt, J. R., Feb 1 2017, In : Carbon. 112, p. 37-46 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanopores
Coal gasification
Particle size
Steam
Gasification
5 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability Evolution of Propped Artificial Fractures in Green River Shale

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. J., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jun 1 2017, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 50, 6, p. 1473-1485 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
shale
swelling
Rivers
Swelling
9 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability evolution of shale during spontaneous imbibition

Chakraborty, N., Karpyn, Z., Liu, S. & Yoon, H., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 38, p. 590-596 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
Gas permeability
Rocks
Water
Hydraulic fracturing

Phase Control of RF Sputtered SnSx with Post-Deposition Annealing for a Pseudo-Homojunction Photovoltaic Device

Nasr, J. R., Cordell, J. J., Gurunathan, R. L., Brownson, J. & Horn, M. W., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Electronic Materials. 46, 2, p. 1215-1222 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

homojunctions
Phase control
phase control
Vacuum
Annealing
49 Citations (Scopus)

Pore structure characterization of coal by NMR cryoporometry

Zhao, Y., Sun, Y., Liu, S., Wang, K. & Jiang, Y., Feb 15 2017, In : Fuel. 190, p. 359-369 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Pore structure
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Desorption
Pore size
17 Citations (Scopus)

Pore variation of three different metamorphic coals by multiple freezing-thawing cycles of liquid CO 2 injection for coalbed methane recovery

Xu, J., Zhai, C., Liu, S., Qin, L. & Wu, S., Jan 1 2017, In : Fuel. 208, p. 41-51 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thawing
Coal
Carbon Monoxide
Freezing
Recovery
6 Citations (Scopus)

Pressure filtration: Bench-scale evaluation and modeling using multivariable regression and Artificial Neural Network

Raman, G. S. S., Klima, M. S. & Bishop, J. M., Jan 10 2017, In : International Journal of Mineral Processing. 158, p. 76-84 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

artificial neural network
Neural networks
modeling
refuse
Fluxes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Production data analysis for dual-porosity gas/liquid systems: A density-based approach

Zhang, Z., Luis, F. & Ayala H., L., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 46, p. 143-159 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Density (specific gravity)
Porosity
Liquids
Gases
Bottom hole pressure
12 Citations (Scopus)

Pulsed laser annealing of carbon black

Abrahamson, J. P., Singh, M., Mathews, J. P. & Vander Wal, R. L., Nov 1 2017, In : Carbon. 124, p. 380-390 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Carbon black
Pulsed lasers
Annealing
Lasers
12 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative Analysis of Nanopore Structural Characteristics of Lower Paleozoic Shale, Chongqing (Southwestern China): Combining FIB-SEM and NMR Cryoporometry

Tong, S., Dong, Y., Zhang, Q., Elsworth, D. & Liu, S., Dec 21 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 12, p. 13317-13328 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanopores
Focused ion beams
Shale
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Scanning electron microscopy
2 Citations (Scopus)
Hybrid Optimization
Multiobjective optimization
Multi-objective Optimization
Drainage
Screening
20 Citations (Scopus)

Reactivation of dead sulfide species in lithium polysulfide flow battery for grid scale energy storage

Jin, Y., Zhou, G., Shi, F., Zhuo, D., Zhao, J., Liu, K., Liu, Y., Zu, C., Chen, W., Zhang, R., Huang, X. & Cui, Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 1, 462.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
polysulfides
Sulfides
energy storage
Lithium
Energy storage

Recovery Efficiency in Hydraulically Fractured Shale Gas Reservoirs

Seales, M. B., Ertekin, T. & Yilin Wang, J., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Transactions of the ASME. 139, 4, 042901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recovery
Gases
Proppants
gas
Petroleum
4 Citations (Scopus)

Recovery of low permeability reservoirs considering well shut-ins and surfactant additivities

Li, S., Tang, J., Ding, Y., Liu, S., Liu, G. & Cai, B., Jan 1 2017, In : Energies. 10, 9, 1279.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low permeability reservoirs
Additivity
Surfactant
Permeability
Surface active agents
24 Citations (Scopus)

Reservoir reconstruction technologies for coalbed methane recovery in deep and multiple seams

Wang, L., Liu, S., Cheng, Y., Yin, G., Zhang, D. & Guo, P., Mar 1 2017, In : International Journal of Mining Science and Technology. 27, 2, p. 277-284 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coalbed methane
Coal
Recovery
coal seam
gas
11 Citations (Scopus)

Respirable coal mine dust characteristics in samples collected in central and northern Appalachia

Johann-Essex, V., Keles, C., Rezaee, M., Scaggs-Witte, M. & Sarver, E., Sep 1 2017, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 182, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mine dust
Coal dust
Coal mines
coal mine
Dust
11 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling of wind energy variability over space and time

Shahriari, M. & Blumsack, S. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Applied Energy. 195, p. 572-585 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
smoothing
energy
Site selection
Farms
15 Citations (Scopus)

Seismicity-permeability coupling in the behavior of gas shales, CO2 storage and deep geothermal energy

Fang, Y., Wang, C., Elsworth, D. & Ishibashi, T., Jun 1 2017, In : Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources. 3, 2, p. 189-198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geothermal energy
shales
geothermal energy
seismicity
permeability
148 Citations (Scopus)

Self-healing SEI enables full-cell cycling of a silicon-majority anode with a coulombic efficiency exceeding 99.9%

Jin, Y., Li, S., Kushima, A., Zheng, X., Sun, Y., Xie, J., Sun, J., Xue, W., Zhou, G., Wu, J., Shi, F., Zhang, R., Zhu, Z., So, K., Cui, Y. & Li, J., Feb 1 2017, In : Energy and Environmental Science. 10, 2, p. 580-592 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solid electrolytes
Silicon
electrolyte
silicon
Anodes
10 Citations (Scopus)

Shale Pore Characterization Using NMR Cryoporometry with Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane as the Probe Liquid

Zhang, Q., Dong, Y., Liu, S., Elsworth, D. & Zhao, Y., Jul 20 2017, In : Energy and Fuels. 31, 7, p. 6951-6959 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Pore size
Liquids
Capillarity
1 Citation (Scopus)
Pressure effects
Capillarity
Multiphase flow
Liquids
Gases
7 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of asphaltene precipitation during gas injection using PC-SAFT EOS

Mohebbinia, S., Sepehrnoori, K., Johns, R. T. & Kazemi Nia Korrani, A., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 158, p. 693-706 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

asphaltene
EOS
Asphaltenes
Wetting
wettability
8 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of surfactant/polymer floods with a predictive and robust microemulsion flash calculation

Khorsandi, S., Qiao, C. & Johns, R. T., Apr 1 2017, In : SPE Journal. 22, 2, p. 470-479 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microemulsions
surfactant
Phase behavior
Surface active agents
polymer
cumulus
advection
prediction
solar power
radiative transfer
13 Citations (Scopus)

Stability analysis of dissolution-driven convection in porous media

Emami-Meybodi, H., Jan 1 2017, In : Physics of Fluids. 29, 1, 014102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolving
convection
anisotropy
boundary layers
solutes
46 Citations (Scopus)

Stitching h-BN by atomic layer deposition of LiF as a stable interface for lithium metal anode

Xie, J., Liao, L., Gong, Y., Li, Y., Shi, F., Pei, A., Sun, J., Zhang, R., Kong, B., Subbaraman, R., Christensen, J. & Cui, Y., Nov 1 2017, In : Science Advances. 3, 11, eaao3170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lithium
Electrodes
Metals
Carbonates
Dendrites
7 Citations (Scopus)

Stress redistribution and fracture propagation during restimulation of gas shale reservoirs

Li, X., Wang, J. & Elsworth, D., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 154, p. 150-160 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fracture propagation
permeability
shale gas
Shale gas
drawdown
30 Citations (Scopus)

Strong texturing of lithium metal in batteries

Shi, F., Pei, A., Vailionis, A., Xie, J., Liu, B., Zhao, J., Gong, Y. & Cui, Y., Nov 14 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 46, p. 12138-12143 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Texturing
Lithium
Lithium deposits
Metals
Anodes
6 Citations (Scopus)

Structural transformations and hydrocarbon generation of low-rank coal (vitrinite) during slow heating pyrolysis

Song, Y., Jiang, B., Mathews, J. P., Yan, G. & Li, F., Jan 1 2017, In : Fuel processing technology. 167, p. 535-544 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Hydrocarbons
Heating rate
Pyrolysis
Heating
3 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-reactivity relationship in pyrolysis of plastics: A comparison with natural polymers

Larraín, T., Carrier, M. & Radovic, L. R., Jul 1 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 126, p. 346-356 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural polymers
Pyrolysis
Plastics
Activation energy
Kinetics
68 Citations (Scopus)

Surface Fluorination of Reactive Battery Anode Materials for Enhanced Stability

Zhao, J., Liao, L., Shi, F., Lei, T., Chen, G., Pei, A., Sun, J., Yan, K., Zhou, G., Xie, J., Liu, C., Li, Y., Liang, Z., Bao, Z. & Cui, Y., Aug 23 2017, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 139, 33, p. 11550-11558 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluorination
Halogenation
Lithium
Anodes
Electrodes
14 Citations (Scopus)

The Chemistry of Electrolyte Reduction on Silicon Electrodes Revealed by in Situ ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy

Shi, F., Ross, P. N., Somorjai, G. A. & Komvopoulos, K., Jul 13 2017, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 121, 27, p. 14476-14483 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicon
Electrolytes
Carbonates
carbonates
Solid electrolytes
31 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of natural fractures on hydraulic fracturing propagation in coal seams

Wang, T., Hu, W., Elsworth, D., Zhou, W., Zhou, W., Zhao, X. & Zhao, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 150, p. 180-190 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic fracturing
coal seam
Coal
coal
crack
10 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of magma intrusion on localized stress distribution and its implications for coal mine outburst hazards

Wang, L., Liu, S., Cheng, Y. P., Yin, G. Z., Guo, P. K. & Mou, J. H., Feb 23 2017, In : Engineering Geology. 218, p. 12-21 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal mines
outburst
coal mine
Stress concentration
Hazards
4 Citations (Scopus)
stick-slip
Stick-slip
recurrence interval
healing
Earthquakes
14 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal pretreatment of microalgae for biomethane production: experimental studies, kinetics and energy analysis

Wang, M., Lee, E., Dilbeck, M. P., Liebelt, M., Zhang, Q. & Ergas, S. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 92, 2, p. 399-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Microalgae
Anaerobic digestion
Methane
Digestion
experimental study
411 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional holey-graphene/niobia composite architectures for ultrahigh-rate energy storage

Sun, H., Mei, L., Liang, J., Zhao, Z., Lee, C., Fei, H., Ding, M., Lau, J., Li, M., Wang, C., Xu, X., Hao, G., Papandrea, B., Shakir, I., Dunn, B., Huang, Y. & Duan, X., May 12 2017, In : Science. 356, 6338, p. 599-604 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Graphite
Energy storage
Composite materials
Ions
Electron transport properties
3 Citations (Scopus)
Gas condensates
Flow of gases
Hydrocarbons
Liquids
Fluids
11 Citations (Scopus)

Vertical heterogeneity of the shale reservoir in the lower silurian longmaxi formation: Analogy between the southeastern and Northeastern Sichuan Basin, SW China

Liu, J., Yao, Y., Elsworth, D., Liu, D., Cai, Y. & Dong, L., Aug 18 2017, In : Minerals. 7, 8, 151.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
Silurian
shale
Quartz
Organic carbon
4 Citations (Scopus)

Why weak patents? Testing the examiner ignorance hypothesis

Lei, Z. & Wright, B. D., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Public Economics. 148, p. 43-56 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ignorance
Patents
Testing
Latent semantic analysis
Legislation
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

4-MCHM sorption to and desorption from granular activated carbon and raw coal

Jeter, T. S., Sarver, E. A., McNair, H. M. & Rezaee, M., Aug 1 2016, In : Chemosphere. 157, p. 160-165 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Activated carbon
activated carbon
Sorption
Desorption
53 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative evaluation of coal specific surface area by CO2 and N2 adsorption and its influence on CH4 adsorption capacity at different pore sizes

Zhao, J., Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Li, S. & Tao, S., Nov 1 2016, In : Fuel. 183, p. 420-431 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Specific surface area
Pore size
Adsorption
Gas adsorption
31 Citations (Scopus)
fracture network
fluid flow
Flow of fluids
permeability
continuums