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

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling a CuCl(aq)/HCl(aq) Electrolyzer using Thermodynamics and Electrochemical Kinetics

Hall, D. M. & Lvov, S. N., Feb 1 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 190, p. 1167-1174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustic impedance
Thermodynamics
Electrodes
Kinetics
Current density
38 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling Low-Salinity Waterflooding in Chalk and Limestone Reservoirs

Qiao, C., Johns, R. & Li, L., Feb 18 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 2, p. 884-895 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Well flooding
Calcium Carbonate
Limestone
Oils
Recovery
6 Citations (Scopus)

Money for nothing? Why FERC order 745 should have died

Chen, X. & Kleit, A. N., Jan 1 2016, In : Energy Journal. 37, 2, p. 201-221 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electricity
Demand response
Manipulation
2 Citations (Scopus)
Nanostructured materials
Toxicity
animal
Nanoparticles
interaction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Network modelling and prediction of retrograde gas behaviour in natural gas pipeline systems

Jin, T., Ayala H, L. F. & Ityokumbul, M. T., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation. 8, 3, p. 169-182 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural gas pipelines
Natural Gas
Network Modeling
Prediction
Gases
2 Citations (Scopus)

New Linear Partitioning Models Based on Experimental Water: Supercritical CO2 Partitioning Data of Selected Organic Compounds

Burant, A., Thompson, C., Lowry, G. V. & Karamalidis, A. K., May 17 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 10, p. 5135-5142 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organic compounds
organic compound
partitioning
Water
Free energy
10 Citations (Scopus)

NO2 Oxidation Reactivity and Burning Mode of Diesel Particulates

Strzelec, A., Vander Wal, R. L., Thompson, T. N., Toops, T. J. & Daw, C. S., May 1 2016, In : Topics in Catalysis. 59, 8-9, p. 686-694 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxidation
Specific surface area
Transmission electron microscopy
Kinetics
Biofuels
2 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical analysis of the source of excessive Na+ and Cl- species in flowback water from hydraulically fractured shale formations

Seales, M. B., Dilmore, R., Ertekin, T. & Wang, J. Y., Oct 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 5, p. 1477-1490 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
Numerical analysis
shale
Fluids
fluid
20 Citations (Scopus)

Numerical study of a stress dependent triple porosity model for shale gas reservoirs accommodating gas diffusion in kerogen

Sang, G., Elsworth, D., Miao, X., Mao, X. & Wang, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 32, p. 423-438 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kerogen
Diffusion in gases
Porosity
Gases
Viscous flow
12 Citations (Scopus)

On the choice of analogue fluids in CO2 convective dissolution experiments

Jafari Raad, S. M., Emami-Meybodi, H. & Hassanzadeh, H., Jun 1 2016, In : Water Resources Research. 52, 6, p. 4458-4468 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dissolution
fluid
experiment
water
Rayleigh number
11 Citations (Scopus)

On the performance of Pd and Rh catalysts over different supports in the hydrodechlorination of the MCPA herbicide

Diaz, E., Mohedano, A. F., Casas, J. A., Shalaby, C., Eser, S. & Rodriguez, J. J., Jun 5 2016, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 186, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic Acid
Herbicides
Catalyst supports
herbicide
catalyst
6 Citations (Scopus)

On the pressure-saturation path in infinite-acting unconventional liquid-rich gas reservoirs

Becker, M. D., Zhang, M. & Ayala H, L. F., Sep 1 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 35, p. 97-113 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquids
Gases
Chemical analysis
Horizontal wells
Two phase flow
12 Citations (Scopus)

On the removal of hexavalent chromium from a Class F fly ash

Huggins, F. E., Rezaee, M., Honaker, R. Q. & Hower, J. C., May 1 2016, In : Waste Management. 51, p. 105-110 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fly ash
chromium
ash
leaching
bituminous coal
9 Citations (Scopus)

On the structural and reactivity differences between biomass- and coal-derived chars

Vallejos-Burgos, F., Díaz-Pérez, N., Silva-Villalobos, Á., Jiménez, R., García, X. & Radovic, L. R., Nov 1 2016, In : Carbon. 109, p. 253-263 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Biomass
Carbon Monoxide
Desorption
Computational chemistry
17 Citations (Scopus)

Partial premixing effects upon soot nanostructure

Huang, C. H. & Vander Wal, R. L., Jun 1 2016, In : Combustion and Flame. 168, p. 403-408 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

premixing
Soot
soot
Nanostructures
Benzene
40 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability Evolution in Natural Fractures Subject to Cyclic Loading and Gouge Formation

Vogler, D., Amann, F., Bayer, P. & Elsworth, D., Sep 1 2016, In : Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 49, 9, p. 3463-3479 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cyclic loading
permeability
transmissivity
asperity
fluid flow
36 Citations (Scopus)

Permeability evolution in sorbing media: Analogies between organic-rich shale and coal

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P. & Marone, C., Feb 1 2016, In : Geofluids. 16, 1, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shale
permeability
coal
gas
coalbed methane
16 Citations (Scopus)
Phase behavior
Equations of state
equations of state
Phase boundaries
Gibbs free energy
93 Citations (Scopus)

Pore characterization and its impact on methane adsorption capacity for organic-rich marine shales

Wang, Y., Zhu, Y., Liu, S. & Zhang, R., Oct 1 2016, In : Fuel. 181, p. 227-237 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methane
Shale
Adsorption
Fractal dimension
Pore structure
3 Citations (Scopus)

Pore-scale investigation on stress-dependent characteristics of granular packs and the impact of pore deformation on fluid distribution

Torrealba, V. A., Karpyn, Z. T., Yoon, H., Klise, K. A. & Crandall, D., Feb 1 2016, In : Geofluids. 16, 1, p. 198-207 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

confining pressure
multiphase flow
fluid
tortuosity
imbibition
50 Citations (Scopus)

Pore Structure in Coal: Pore Evolution after Cryogenic Freezing with Cyclic Liquid Nitrogen Injection and Its Implication on Coalbed Methane Extraction

Zhai, C., Qin, L., Liu, S., Xu, J., Tang, Z. & Wu, S., Jul 21 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 7, p. 6009-6020 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Liquid nitrogen
Pore structure
Freezing
Cryogenics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Potential of genetically engineered hybrid poplar for pyrolytic production of bio-based phenolic compounds

Toraman, H. E., Vanholme, R., Borén, E., Vanwonterghem, Y., Djokic, M. R., Yildiz, G., Ronsse, F., Prins, W., Boerjan, W., Van Geem, K. M. & Marin, G. B., May 1 2016, In : Bioresource technology. 207, p. 229-236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phenolic compound
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
Lignin
caffeate O-methyltransferase
6 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive Model Development for Aviation Black Carbon Mass Emissions from Alternative and Conventional Fuels at Ground and Cruise

Abrahamson, J. P., Zelina, J., Andac, M. G. & Vander Wal, R. L., Nov 1 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 21, p. 12048-12055 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
black carbon
Aviation
engine
Engines
22 Citations (Scopus)

Production optimization in fractured geothermal reservoirs by coupled discrete fracture network modeling

Gan, Q. & Elsworth, D., Jul 1 2016, In : Geothermics. 62, p. 131-142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fracture network
well
modeling
fluid
connectivity
15 Citations (Scopus)

Quantification of nano-scale carbon structure by HRTEM and lattice fringe analysis

Gaddam, C. K., Huang, C. H. & Vander Wal, R. L., Jun 1 2016, In : Pattern Recognition Letters. 76, p. 90-97 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
Carbon
Image analysis
Graphene
Nanostructures
12 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying Curvature in High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy Lattice Fringe Micrographs of Coals

Wang, C., Huddle, T., Lester, E. H. & Mathews, J. P., Apr 21 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 4, p. 2694-2704 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Anthracite
Image analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrogen Compounds
Microalgae
Chemiluminescence
Mass spectrometers
Luminescence
5 Citations (Scopus)

Rate forecasting during boundary-dominated multiphase flow: The rescaled exponential model

Zhang, M., Madhu Singh, S. & Ayala H., L., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 143, p. 199-210 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiphase flow
multiphase flow
gas well
Gases
Liquids
26 Citations (Scopus)

Reconciliation of carbon oxidation rates and activation energies based on changing nanostructure

Gaddam, C. K., Vander Wal, R. L., Chen, X., Yezerets, A. & Kamasamudram, K., Mar 1 2016, In : Carbon. 98, p. 545-556 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructures
Carbon
Activation energy
Oxidation
Soot
12 Citations (Scopus)

Review of Particle Physics and Chemistry in Fluidized Beds for Development of Comprehensive Ash Agglomeration Prediction Models

Khadilkar, A. B., Rozelle, P. L. & Pisupati, S. V., May 19 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 5, p. 3714-3734 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
High energy physics
Fluidized beds
Agglomeration
Fluidized bed combustion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Revisiting low-fidelity two-fluid models for gas-solids transport

Adeleke, N., Adewumi, M. A. & Ityokumbul, M. T., Aug 15 2016, In : Journal of Computational Physics. 319, p. 28-43 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

two fluid models
Fluids
Gases
gases
pneumatics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Rigorous and explicit determination of reserves and hyperbolic exponents in gas-well decline analysis

Stumpf, T. N. & Ayala, L. F., Oct 2016, In : SPE Journal. 21, 5, p. 1843-1857 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

gas well
Gases
Petroleum reservoir evaluation
gas
Specifications
17 Citations (Scopus)

Robust Flash Calculation Algorithm for Microemulsion Phase Behavior

Khorsandi, S. & Johns, R. T., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Surfactants and Detergents. 19, 6, p. 1273-1287 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microemulsions
Phase behavior
flash
discontinuity
triangles
3 Citations (Scopus)

Robustness of three-phase equilibrium calculations

Gorucu, S. E. & Johns, R. T., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 143, p. 72-85 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

phase equilibrium
Phase equilibria
calculation
Petroleum reservoirs
Phase stability
7 Citations (Scopus)

Scale-Dependent Mixing for Adverse Mobility Ratio Flows in Heterogeneous Porous Media

Connolly, M. & Johns, R. T., May 1 2016, In : Transport in Porous Media. 113, 1, p. 29-50 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porous materials
Fluids
Contacts (fluid mechanics)
Aspect ratio
8 Citations (Scopus)

Scheme for Hydrotreatment of Fluid Catalytic Cracking Decant Oil with Reduced Hydrogen Consumption and High Needle Coke Yield upon Carbonization

Abrahamson, J. P., Wincek, R. T. & Eser, S., Oct 20 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 10, p. 8150-8155 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fluid catalytic cracking
Carbonization
Sulfur
Coke
Needles
15 Citations (Scopus)

Sedimentary characteristics of the Lower Cambrian Niutitang shale in the southeast margin of Sichuan Basin, China

Liu, J., Yao, Y., Elsworth, D., Pan, Z., Sun, X. & Ao, W., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 36, p. 1140-1150 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Shale
Sedimentation
Sediments
Minerals
Suspended sediments
17 Citations (Scopus)
Geographic Information Systems
Analytic hierarchy process
Analytic Hierarchy Process
Fuzzy sets
Farms
2 Citations (Scopus)

Technology adoption under time-differentiated market-based instruments for pollution control

Craig, M., McDonald-Buller, E. & Webster, M., Nov 1 2016, In : Energy Economics. 60, p. 23-34 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pollution control
Nitrogen oxides
Ozone
Costs
Pricing
3 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of Na-Ca-Cl brines on the dissolution of arsenic from arsenopyrite under geologic carbon dioxide storage conditions

Parthasarathy, H., Liu, H., Dzombak, D. A. & Karamalidis, A., Jun 15 2016, In : Chemical Geology. 428, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Brines
arsenopyrite
Arsenic
Carbon Dioxide
arsenic
22 Citations (Scopus)

The role of gas desorption on gas outbursts in underground mining of coal

Zhi, S. & Elsworth, D., Sep 1 2016, In : Geomechanics and Geophysics for Geo-Energy and Geo-Resources. 2, 3, p. 151-171 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

outburst
coal
pore pressure
Desorption
desorption
8 Citations (Scopus)

The role of host rock properties in determining potential CO2 migration pathways

Cao, P., Karpyn, Z. T. & Li, L., Feb 1 2016, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 45, p. 18-26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rock property
host rock
Cements
cement
Rocks
16 Citations (Scopus)

Transfer capability improvement through market-based operation of series FACTS devices

Sahraei-Ardakani, M. & Blumsack, S. A., Sep 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 31, 5, p. 3702-3714 13 p., 7365498.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flexible AC transmission systems
Costs
Power markets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Two-phase flow models for thermal behavior interpretation in horizontal wellbores

Dong, T. & Ayala, L. F., Mar 1 2016, In : Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. 6, 1, p. 45-61 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

two phase flow
Two phase flow
temperature effect
Thermal effects
single-phase flow
8 Citations (Scopus)

Types, characteristics and effects of natural fluid pressure fractures in shale: A case study of the Paleogene strata in Eastern China

Ma, C., Dong, C., Luan, G., Lin, C., Liu, X. & Elsworth, D., Aug 23 2016, In : Shiyou Kantan Yu Kaifa/Petroleum Exploration and Development. 43, 4, p. 580-589 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid pressure
Shale
Paleogene
shale
Fluids
1 Citation (Scopus)

Types, characteristics and effects of natural fluid pressure fractures in shale: A case study of the Paleogene strata in Eastern China

MA, C., DONG, C., LUAN, G., LIN, C., LIU, X. & ELSWORTH, D., Aug 1 2016, In : Petroleum Exploration and Development. 43, 4, p. 634-643 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid pressure
Shale
Paleogene
shale
Fluids
11 Citations (Scopus)

Why invest in wind energy? Career incentives and chinese renewable energy politics

Cao, X., Kleit, A. & Liu, C., Dec 1 2016, In : Energy Policy. 99, p. 120-131 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wind power
incentive
politics
political theory
energy
2015
30 Citations (Scopus)

A catalytic path for electrolyte reduction in lithium-ion cells revealed by in situ attenuated total reflection-fourier transform infrared spectroscopy

Shi, F., Ross, P. N., Zhao, H., Liu, G., Somorjai, G. A. & Komvopoulos, K., Feb 2015, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 137, 9, p. 3181-3184 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy
Lithium
Electrolytes
Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy
Electrodes
17 Citations (Scopus)

Activated carbon efficient atomistic model construction that depicts experimentally-determined characteristics

Huang, Y., Cannon, F. S., Watson, J. K., Reznik, B. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 1 2015, In : Carbon. 83, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activated carbon
Pore size
Microporosity
Graphite
Coal
6 Citations (Scopus)

Alkali and alkaline earth metal chloride solutions influence sulfide mineral dissolution

Parthasarathy, H., Dzombak, D. A. & Karamalidis, A., Sep 7 2015, In : Chemical Geology. 412, p. 26-33 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Alkaline Earth Metals
alkaline earth metal
Sulfide minerals
Alkalies
Chlorides