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

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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 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
54 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 2017, In : Science Advances. 3, 11, eaao3170.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Lithium
Electrodes
Metals
Carbonates
Dendrites
8 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
34 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
7 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 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
81 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
18 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
38 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
11 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
5 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
456 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
14 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
5 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
63 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
33 Citations (Scopus)
fracture network
fluid flow
Flow of fluids
permeability
continuums
38 Citations (Scopus)

A cooperative game theoretic analysis of incentives for microgrids in regulated electricity markets

Lo Prete, C. & Hobbs, B. F., May 1 2016, In : Applied Energy. 169, p. 524-541 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

incentive
electricity
Economics
market
Electric rates
20 Citations (Scopus)

A damage mechanics approach to the simulation of hydraulic fracturing/shearing around a geothermal injection well

Pogacnik, J., Elsworth, D., O'Sullivan, M. & O'Sullivan, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Computers and Geotechnics. 71, p. 338-351 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

damage mechanics
Hydraulic fracturing
Shearing
Mechanics
permeability
1 Citation (Scopus)
liquefied natural gas
Natural gas
Liquids
Gases
gas
11 Citations (Scopus)
Geomechanics
Proppants
Flow of fluids
Crushing
Porous materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

A generalized adsorption-phase transition model to describe adsorption rates in flexible metal organic framework RPM3-Zn

Lueking, A. D., Wang, C. Y., Sircar, S., Malencia, C., Wang, H. & Li, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Dalton Transactions. 45, 10, p. 4242-4257 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase transitions
Metals
Adsorption
Gases
Kinetics
40 Citations (Scopus)

A hyperaccumulation pathway to three-dimensional hierarchical porous nanocomposites for highly robust high-power electrodes

Zhu, J., Shan, Y., Wang, T., Sun, H., Zhao, Z., Mei, L., Fan, Z., Xu, Z., Shakir, I., Huang, Y., Lu, B. & Duan, X., Nov 17 2016, In : Nature communications. 7, 13432.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanocomposites
nanocomposites
Electrodes
Salt-Tolerant Plants
Carbon
19 Citations (Scopus)

Anaerobic Co-digestion of Swine Manure and Microalgae Chlorella sp. Experimental Studies and Energy Analysis

Wang, M., Lee, E., Zhang, Q. & Ergas, S. J., Dec 1 2016, In : Bioenergy Research. 9, 4, p. 1204-1215 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

algae
anaerobic digestion
Manures
Chlorella
pig manure
31 Citations (Scopus)

An equation-of-state model to predict surfactant/oil/brine-phase behavior

Ghosh, S. & Johns, R. T., Aug 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 4, p. 1106-1125 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase behavior
Equations of state
equation of state
brine
surfactant
5 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental study of deposition of suspended magnetite in high temperature-high pressure boiler type environments

Raman, B., Hall, D. M., Shulder, S. J., Caravaggio, M. F. & Lvov, S. N., Nov 5 2016, In : Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 508, p. 48-56 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High pressure boilers
Ferrosoferric Oxide
boilers
Magnetite
magnetite

An investigation into the occurrence of hydrate-bearing sediments offshore the east coast of Trinidad and Tobago

Seales, M. B., Marcelle-De Silva, J., Ertekin, T. & Wang, J. Y., Oct 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 5, p. 1782-1792 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Hydrates
Coastal zones
natural gas
Natural gas
26 Citations (Scopus)

Anisotropy characteristics of coal shrinkage/swelling and its impact on coal permeability evolution with CO2 injection

Liu, S., Wang, Y. & Harpalani, S., Oct 1 2016, In : Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology. 6, 5, p. 615-632 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
swelling
Swelling
Anisotropy
anisotropy
26 Citations (Scopus)

Anomalous distribution of microearthquakes in the Newberry Geothermal Reservoir: Mechanisms and implications

Fang, Y., den Hartog, S. A. M., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. & Cladouhos, T., Sep 2016, In : Geothermics. 63, p. 62-73 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microearthquake
fluid injection
Fluids
seismicity
fluid
1 Citation (Scopus)

A parametric study of reservoir cooling for enhanced recovery by carbon dioxide flooding

Wang, Z., Khanzode, A. & Johns, R. T., Jun 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 3, p. 839-852 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enhanced recovery
Petroleum reservoirs
Carbon dioxide
flooding
carbon dioxide
11 Citations (Scopus)

Approaches to Develop Alternative Testing Strategies to Inform Human Health Risk Assessment of Nanomaterials

Stone, V., Johnston, H. J., Balharry, D., Gernand, J. M. & Gulumian, M., Aug 1 2016, In : Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis. 36, 8, p. 1538-1550 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructures
Health risks
Nanostructured materials
Risk assessment
Health
11 Citations (Scopus)

A relation to predict the failure of materials and potential application to volcanic eruptions and landslides

Hao, S., Liu, C., Lu, C. & Elsworth, D., Jun 16 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 27877.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Landslides
Volcanic Eruptions
15 Citations (Scopus)

A similarity method approach for early-transient multiphase flow analysis of liquid-rich unconventional gas reservoirs

Zhang, M., Becker, M. D. & Ayala H., L., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 28, p. 572-586 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiphase flow
Liquids
Gas oils
Gases
Bottom hole pressure
3 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of jet aircraft PM by TEM in APEX III

Huang, C. H., Bryg, V. M. & Vander Wal, R. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 140, p. 614-622 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

soot
transmission electron microscopy
aircraft
climate effect
particulate matter
5 Citations (Scopus)

Atomistic modelling insight into the structure of lignite-based activated carbon and benzene sorption behavior

Huang, Y., Cannon, F. S., Guo, J., Watson, J. K. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 61, p. 56623-56637 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Lignite
Benzene
Activated carbon
Sorption
10 Citations (Scopus)

Atomistic simulation of coal char isothermal oxy-fuel combustion: Char reactivity and behavior

Xin, H., Wang, C., Louw, E., Wang, D. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 15 2016, In : Fuel. 182, p. 935-943 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Porosity
Graphite
Atoms
Carbon
24 Citations (Scopus)

Automated contact angle estimation for three-dimensional X-ray microtomography data

Klise, K. A., Moriarty, D., Yoon, H. & Karpyn, Z., Sep 1 2016, In : Advances in Water Resources. 95, p. 152-160 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid
wetting
multiphase flow
wettability
porous medium
12 Citations (Scopus)

Biological Nitrogen Removal in a Photosequencing Batch Reactor with an Algal-Nitrifying Bacterial Consortium and Anammox Granules

Manser, N. D., Wang, M., Ergas, S. J., Mihelcic, J. R., Mulder, A., Van De Vossenberg, J., Van Lier, J. B. & Van Der Steen, P., Apr 12 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology Letters. 3, 4, p. 175-179 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen removal
Batch reactors
Ammonia
Nitrogen
ammonia
62 Citations (Scopus)

Breakdown pressure and fracture surface morphology of hydraulic fracturing in shale with H2 O, CO2 and N2

Li, X., Feng, Z., Han, G., Elsworth, D., Marone, C. J., Saffer, D. & Cheon, D. S., Jun 1 2016, In : Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources. 2, 2, p. 63-76 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulic fracturing
fracturing
Shale
hydraulics
Surface morphology
39 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization and Comparison of Fast Pyrolysis Bio-oils from Pinewood, Rapeseed Cake, and Wheat Straw Using 13C NMR and Comprehensive GC × GC

Negahdar, L., Gonzalez-Quiroga, A., Otyuskaya, D., Toraman, H. E., Liu, L., Jastrzebski, J. T. B. H., Van Geem, K. M., Marin, G. B., Thybaut, J. W. & Weckhuysen, B. M., Sep 6 2016, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 4, 9, p. 4974-4985 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Straw
pyrolysis
straw
nuclear magnetic resonance
Oils
4 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of the particulate emissions from the BP Deepwater Horizon surface oil burns

Gullett, B. K., Hays, M. D., Tabor, D. & Vander Wal, R. L., Jun 15 2016, In : Marine pollution bulletin. 107, 1, p. 216-223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

particulate emissions
polychlorinated dibenzodioxins
Particulate emissions
PCDD
polychlorinated dibenzofurans
8 Citations (Scopus)

Chemistry characterization of jet aircraft engine particulate matter by XPS: Results from APEX III

Vander Wal, R. L., Bryg, V. M. & Huang, C. H., Sep 1 2016, In : Atmospheric Environment. 140, p. 623-629 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

X-ray spectroscopy
particulate matter
engine
aircraft
lubricant

Coal char reactivity and micro-structure influences in O2/CO2 combustion using simplified atomistic simulation

Wang, C. A., Xin, H. H., Watson, J. K., Che, D. F. & Mathews, J. P., Jul 1 2016, In : Kung Cheng Je Wu Li Hsueh Pao/Journal of Engineering Thermophysics. 37, 7, p. 1583-1588 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
coal
reactivity
microstructure
Microstructure
44 Citations (Scopus)

Coal seam porosity and fracture heterogeneity of macrolithotypes in the Hancheng Block, eastern margin, Ordos Basin, China

Zhao, J., Xu, H., Tang, D., Mathews, J. P., Li, S. & Tao, S., Apr 1 2016, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 159, p. 18-29 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lithotype
coal seam
Porosity
porosity
Coal
14 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional modeling of dissolution-induced injectivity alteration during CO2 flooding in carbonate reservoirs

Qiao, C., Li, L., Johns, R. T. & Xu, J., Jun 1 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 3, p. 809-826 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
Dissolution
flooding
dissolution
carbonate