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

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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
3 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
15 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
13 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
8 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
22 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
11 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

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 H., L., Oct 1 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
6 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
5 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
13 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. D., 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
21 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. & 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
15 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
5 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
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

Cao, X., Kleit, A. N. & 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
29 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
14 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
2 Citations (Scopus)

A local-global pattern matching method for subsurface stochastic inverse modeling

Li, L., Srinivasan, S., Zhou, H. & Gómez-Hernández, J. J., Aug 1 2015, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 70, p. 55-64 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pattern matching
Statistics
conductivity
Geologic models
modeling
44 Citations (Scopus)

A mechanistic model for wettability alteration by chemically tuned waterflooding in carbonate reservoirs

Qiao, C., Li, L., Johns, R. T. & Xu, J., Aug 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 4, p. 767-783 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Well flooding
wettability
Wetting
Carbonates
carbonate
28 Citations (Scopus)

Amorphous ultrathin TiO2 atomic layer deposition films on carbon nanotubes as anodes for lithium ion batteries

Xie, M., Sun, X., Zhou, C., Cavanagh, A. S., Sun, H., Hu, T., Wang, G., Lian, J. & George, S. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 162, 6, p. A974-A981

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Atomic layer deposition
Carbon nanotubes
Anodes
Amorphous carbon
22 Citations (Scopus)

A new method for accurate and rapid measurement of underground coal seam gas content

Wang, L., Cheng, L. B., Cheng, Y. P., Liu, S., Guo, P. K., Jin, K. & Jiang, H. N., Sep 1 2015, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 26, p. 1388-1398 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gases
Coal
Coal mines
Desorption
Coal bed methane
4 Citations (Scopus)

Anisotropic dispersion and upscaling for miscible displacement

Adepoju, O. O., Lake, L. W. & Johns, R. T., Jun 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 3, p. 421-432 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

upscaling
permeability
dispersivity
simulation
Autocorrelation
46 Citations (Scopus)

A novel shortcut nitrogen removal process using an algal-bacterial consortium in a photo-sequencing batch reactor (PSBR)

Wang, M., Yang, H., Ergas, S. J. & van der Steen, P., Dec 15 2015, In : Water Research. 87, p. 38-48 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nitrogen removal
Batch reactors
Photosynthesis
nitrogen
Biomass
16 Citations (Scopus)

An update on the mechanism of the graphene-NO reaction

Oyarzún, A. M., Radovic, L. R. & Kyotani, T., May 1 2015, In : Carbon. 86, p. 58-68 11 p., 9644.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graphite
Chemisorption
Graphene
Monomers
Carbon Monoxide
5 Citations (Scopus)

Application of multiple-mixing-cell method to improve speed and robustness of compositional simulation

Rezaveisi, M., Johns, R. T. & Sepehrnoori, K., Jun 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 3, p. 565-578 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

simulation
phase equilibrium
Phase equilibria
simulator
interpolation
5 Citations (Scopus)

A production type-curve solution for coalbed methane reservoirs

Thararoop, P., Karpyn, Z. & Ertekin, T., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Unconventional Oil and Gas Resources. 9, p. 136-152 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Porosity
Two phase flow
Coal bed methane
Specifications
Fluids
9 Citations (Scopus)

Are there carbon savings from U.S. biofuel policies? The critical importance of accounting for leakage in land and fuel markets

Bento, A. M., Klotz, R. & Landry, J. R., Jan 1 2015, Energy Journal, 36, 3, p. 75-109 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Biofuels
Carbon
Ethanol
Taxation
Leakage
41 Citations (Scopus)

A review of the occurrence and promising recovery methods of rare earth elements from coal and coal by-products

Zhang, W., Rezaee, M., Bhagavatula, A., Li, Y., Groppo, J. & Honaker, R., Nov 2 2015, In : International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization. 35, 6, p. 281-294 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

recovery method
Coal
Rare earth elements
Byproducts
rare earth element
17 Citations (Scopus)

A study on initiation of ash agglomeration in fluidized bed gasification systems

Khadilkar, A. B., Rozelle, P. L. & Pisupati, S. V., Jul 15 2015, In : Fuel. 152, p. 48-57 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ashes
Gasification
Fluidized beds
Agglomeration
Slags
23 Citations (Scopus)

Breakdown pressures due to infiltration and exclusion in finite length boreholes

Gan, Q., Elsworth, D., Alpern, J. S., Marone, C. J. & Connolly, P., Mar 1 2015, In : Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 127, p. 329-337 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boreholes
Infiltration
infiltration
borehole
fluid
31 Citations (Scopus)
sodium chloride
Carbon Dioxide
Sodium Chloride
solubility
aqueous solution
20 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of an entrained flow reactor for pyrolysis of coal and biomass at higher temperatures

Tchapda, A. H. & Pisupati, S. V., Sep 16 2015, In : Fuel. 156, p. 254-266 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Tars
Temperature
18 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of mineral composition and its influence on microstructure and sorption capacity of coal

Deng, C., Tang, D., Liu, S., Xu, H. & Tao, S., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering. 25, p. 46-57 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sorption
Minerals
Coal
Microstructure
Chemical analysis
80 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical-structural properties of South African bituminous coals: Insights from wide angle XRD-carbon fraction analysis, ATR-FTIR, solid state 13C NMR, and HRTEM techniques

Okolo, G. N., Neomagus, H. W. J. P., Everson, R. C., Roberts, M. J., Bunt, J. R., Sakurovs, R. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 22 2015, In : Fuel. 158, p. 779-792 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
Structural properties
Infrared spectroscopy
11 Citations (Scopus)

CO2 dissolution in the presence of background flow of deep saline aquifers

Emami-Meybodi, H., Hassanzadeh, H. & Ennis-King, J., Apr 1 2015, In : Water Resources Research. 51, 4, p. 2595-2615 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

convection
dissolution
aquifer
Rayleigh number
brine
25 Citations (Scopus)

CO2 enhanced oil recovery and storage using a gravity-enhanced process

Li, L., Khorsandi, S., Johns, R. T. & Dilmore, R. M., Nov 1 2015, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 42, p. 502-515 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enhanced oil recovery
Gravitation
gravity
Recovery
oil
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative analysis of the solution of linear continuous inverse problems using different basis expansions

Fernández-Muñiz, Z., Fernández-Martínez, J. L., Srinivasan, S. & Mukerji, T., Feb 1 2015, In : Journal of Applied Geophysics. 113, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inverse problem
pixels
expansion
pixel
parameterization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of reduced and conventional two-phase flash calculations

Gorucu, S. E. & Johns, R. T., Apr 1 2015, In : SPE Journal. 20, 2, p. 294-305 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Decomposition
Fluids
Gibbs free energy
Phase equilibria
decomposition