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Research Output 1994 2020

2012
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
8 Citations (Scopus)
Thermolysis
Molecular modeling
Coal
Lignin
Tars
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
33 Citations (Scopus)

Low-temperature treatment of illinois No. 6 coal in ionic liquids

Pulati, N., Sobkowiak, M., Mathews, J. P. & Painter, P., Jun 21 2012, In : Energy and Fuels. 26, 6, p. 3548-3552 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ionic Liquids
Coal
Ashes
Ionic liquids
Pyridine
6 Citations (Scopus)
Coal
Molecules
Visualization
Thermolysis
Graph theory
4 Citations (Scopus)
Coal
Visualization
Molecules
Graph theory
Chemical properties
38 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing enhanced coalbed methane recovery for unhindered production and CO2 injectivity

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Liu, J., Pone, D. & Mathews, J. P., Nov 1 2012, In : International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 11, p. 86-97 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coalbed methane
permeability
Recovery
Moisture
Gases
4 Citations (Scopus)

ReaxFF molecular dynamics pyrolysis simulations of a large-scale model of Illinois no. 6 coal including the role of organic sulfur

Castro-Marcano, F., Van Duin, A. & Mathews, J. P., Dec 1 2012, 29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012. p. 1964-1974 11 p. (29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
Sulfur
pyrolysis
Molecular dynamics
Pyrolysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Reviews of science for science librarians: Coal science and technology research 1970-2010

Tolliver, R. L. & Mathews, J. P., Apr 1 2012, In : Science and Technology Libraries. 31, 2, p. 146-163 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

coal
librarian
science
English language
engineering

The dynamic permeability of propped and non-propped artificial fracture in granite and bituminous coal with changes in efective stress

John, H. K., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P., Liu, J. & Pone, D., Dec 1 2012, 29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012. p. 2267-2275 9 p. (29th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2012, PCC 2012; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bituminous coal
Coal
Bituminous coal
Granite
granite
247 Citations (Scopus)

The molecular representations of coal - A review

Mathews, J. P. & Chaffee, A. L., Jun 1 2012, In : Fuel. 96, p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Coal
Anthracite
Lignite
Computer aided design
41 Citations (Scopus)

The structural alignment of coal and the analogous case of Argonne Upper Freeport coal

Mathews, J. P. & Sharma, A., May 1 2012, In : Fuel. 95, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Anthracite
Bituminous coal
Lignite
Image analysis
2011

Coal it's elementary my dear Watson

Mathews, J. P., Krishnamoorthy, V., Louw, E., Tchapda, A. H. N., Castro-Marcano, F., Karri, V., Alexis, D. A. & Mitchell, G. D., Dec 1 2011, 28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011. p. 1827-1841 15 p. (28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
coal
Calorific value
Helium
vitrinite
20 Citations (Scopus)

Constitution of Illinois No. 6 Argonne Premium coal: A review

Castro-Marcano, F. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 17 2011, In : Energy and Fuels. 25, 3, p. 845-853 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Coal
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Bituminous coal
Molecular weight distribution
Pore structure
1 Citation (Scopus)

Deconvolving CO2-enhanced coalbed methane processes in subbituminous coals

Kumar, H., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P., Liu, J. & Pone, D., Dec 6 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

subbituminous coal
coalbed methane
Coal
coal
permeability

Fine structure evaluation of the pair correlation function with molecular slice models of the argonne premium coals

Castro-Marcano, F., Winans, R. E., Chupas, P., Chapman, K., Calo, J. M. & Mathews, J. P., Dec 1 2011, 28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011. p. 1520-1532 13 p. (28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coal
coal
stacking
anthracite
Anthracite
41 Citations (Scopus)

High-resolution X-ray computed tomography observations of the thermal drying of lump-sized subbituminous coal

Mathews, J. P., Pone, J. D. N., Mitchell, G. D. & Halleck, P., Jan 1 2011, In : Fuel processing technology. 92, 1, p. 58-64 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Tomography
Drying
X rays
Coal preparation
61 Citations (Scopus)

Inducing fractures and increasing cleat apertures in a bituminous coal under isotropic stress via application of microwave energy

Kumar, H., Lester, E., Kingman, S., Bourne, R., Avila, C., Jones, A., Robinson, J., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 1 2011, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 88, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bituminous coal
Bituminous coal
Microwaves
energy
tomography
27 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular dynamic simulation of coal-solvent interactions in Permian-aged South African coals

Van Niekerk, D. & Mathews, J. P., Apr 1 2011, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 92, 4, p. 729-734 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Molecular dynamics
Computer simulation
Swelling
Hydrogen bonds

Morphologies, X-ray parameters, and burnout comparisons of inertinite-rich and vitrinite-rich South African bituminous coal derived chars

Louw, E., Mitchell, G. D. & Mathews, J. P., Dec 1 2011, 28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011. p. 2752-2765 14 p. (28th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2011, PCC 2011; vol. 4).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

vitrinite
bituminous coal
Coal
Bituminous coal
coal
8 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent swelling extent of permian-aged vitrinite- and inertinite-rich coals: Experiments and modeling using the perturbed-chain statistical associating fluid theory (PC-SAFT)

Van Niekerk, D., Castro-Marcano, F., Colina, C. M. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 16 2011, In : Energy and Fuels. 25, 6, p. 2559-2564 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Swelling
Fluids
Experiments
Carbon Disulfide
60 Citations (Scopus)

Soot and char molecular representations generated directly from HRTEM lattice fringe images using Fringe3D

Fernandez-Alos, V., Watson, J. K., Wal, R. V. & Mathews, J. P., Sep 1 2011, In : Combustion and Flame. 158, 9, p. 1807-1813 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soot
soot
centroids
Molecules
Carbon
120 Citations (Scopus)

The utility of coal molecular models

Mathews, J. P., Van Duin, A. & Chaffee, A. L., Apr 1 2011, In : Fuel processing technology. 92, 4, p. 718-728 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Pyrolysis
Sorption
Ions
Water
2010
37 Citations (Scopus)

3D characterization of coal strains induced by compression, carbon dioxide sorption, and desorption at in-situ stress conditions

Pone, J. D. N., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Jun 1 2010, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 82, 3-4, p. 262-268 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

in situ stress
Sorption
Desorption
desorption
Carbon dioxide
39 Citations (Scopus)

Determining the molecular weight distribution of Pocahontas No. 3 low-volatile bituminous coal utilizing HRTEM and laser desorption ionization mass spectra data

Mathews, J. P., Fernandez-Also, V., Daniel Jones, A. & Schobert, H. H., Jul 1 2010, In : Fuel. 89, 7, p. 1461-1469 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Molecular weight distribution
Ionization
Desorption
30 Citations (Scopus)

Dispersion of liquefaction catalysts in coal using ionic liquids

Painter, P., Cetiner, R., Pulati, N., Sobkowiak, M. & Mathews, J., May 20 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 5, p. 3086-3092 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Coal
Liquefaction
Ionic liquids
Catalysts
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dissolution and dispersion of coal in ionic liquids

Painter, P. C., Pulati, N., Cetiner, R., Sobkowiak, M., Mitchell, G. & Mathews, J. P., 2010, In : ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Coal
Ionic liquids
Dissolution
Liquefaction
75 Citations (Scopus)

Dissolution and dispersion of coal in ionic liquids

Painter, P., Pulati, N., Cetiner, R., Sobkowiak, M., Mitchell, G. D. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 18 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 3, p. 1848-1853 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Coal
Ionic liquids
Dissolution
Pyridine
80 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular representations of Permian-aged vitrinite-rich and inertinite-rich South African coals

Niekerk, D. V. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2010, In : Fuel. 89, 1, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Molecules
Nuclear magnetic resonance
Atoms
High resolution transmission electron microscopy
11 Citations (Scopus)

Petrographic and reflectance analysis of solvent-swelled and solvent-extracted South African vitrinite-rich and inertinite-rich coals

Van Niekerk, D., Mitchell, G. D. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 7 2010, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 81, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vitrinite
reflectance
Coal
coal
maceral
9 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of solvent extraction of South African vitrinite- and inertinite-rich coals

Van Niekerk, D. & Mathews, J. P., Dec 16 2010, In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 12, p. 6393-6399 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Solvent extraction
Solubility
Ionization
Mass spectrometry
18 Citations (Scopus)

Solvent swelling behavior of Permian-aged South African vitrinite-rich and inertinite-rich coals

Niekerk, D. V., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 1 2010, In : Fuel. 89, 1, p. 19-25 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Swelling
Kinetic parameters
Molecular structure
Tomography
2009
23 Citations (Scopus)

A novel fluidized bed drying and density segregation process for upgrading low-rank coals

Sarunac, N., Levy, E. K., Ness, M., Bullinger, C. W., Mathews, J. P. & Halleck, P. M., Nov 1 2009, In : International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization. 29, 6, p. 317-332 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coal rank
Coal
Fluidized beds
Drying
coal
9 Citations (Scopus)

Methane and Carbon Dioxide Sorption and Transport Rates in Coal at In-situ Conditions

Pone, J. D. N., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Feb 1 2009, In : Energy Procedia. 1, 1, p. 3121-3128 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Sorption
Carbon dioxide
Methane
Coal
Industrial emissions
37 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular exchange of ch4 and co2 in coal: Enhanced coalbed methane on a nanoscale

Tambach, T. J., Mathews, J. P. & Bergen, F. V., Oct 15 2009, In : Energy and Fuels. 23, 10, p. 4845-4847 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Adsorption
Molecules
Equations of motion
Molecular dynamics
79 Citations (Scopus)

Sorption capacity and sorption kinetic measurements of CO 2 and CH 4 in confined and unconfined bituminous coal

Pone, J. D. N., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Sep 17 2009, In : Energy and Fuels. 23, 9, p. 4688-4695 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Carbon Monoxide
Sorption
Kinetics
44 Citations (Scopus)

Three-dimensional carbon dioxide-induced strain distribution within a confined bituminous coal

Pone, J. D. N., Hile, M., Halleck, P. M. & Mathews, J. P., Jan 7 2009, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 77, 1-2, p. 103-108 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bituminous coal
Bituminous coal
swelling
Carbon dioxide
carbon dioxide
23 Citations (Scopus)

Visual representation of carbon dioxide adsorption in a low-volatile bituminous coal molecular model

Narkiewicz, M. R. & Mathews, J. P., Oct 15 2009, In : Energy and Fuels. 23, 10, p. 5236-5246 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Adsorption
2008
1 Citation (Scopus)
Energy conservation
Teaching
Students
Environmental protection
Animation
36 Citations (Scopus)

Improved low-volatile bituminous coal representation: Incorporating the molecular-weight distribution

Narkiewicz, M. R. & Mathews, J. P., Sep 2008, In : Energy and Fuels. 22, 5, p. 3104-3111 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Molecular weight distribution
Carboxylation
Helium
96 Citations (Scopus)

Structural characterization of vitrinite-rich and inertinite-rich Permian-aged South African bituminous coals

Van Niekerk, D., Pugmire, R. J., Solum, M. S., Painter, P. C. & Mathews, J. P., Dec 1 2008, In : International Journal of Coal Geology. 76, 4, p. 290-300 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vitrinite
bituminous coal
Bituminous coal
Permian
Coal
2007

The nature of solvent extracts from vitrinite-rich and inertinite-rich South African bituminous coals

Van Niekerk, D. & Mathews, J. P., Dec 1 2007, 24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2007, PCC 2007. p. 1497-1506 10 p. (24th Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference 2007, PCC 2007; vol. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

vitrinite
bituminous coal
Coal
Bituminous coal
Pyridine
15 Citations (Scopus)

The shape of pulverized bituminous vitrinite coal particles

Mathews, J. P., Eser, S., Hatcher, P. G. & Scaroni, A. W., Jan 1 2007, In : KONA Powder and Particle Journal. 25, March, p. 145-152 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coal
Bituminous coal
Ceilings
Brick
Coal mines
2006

Designing On-Line, General Education, Natural Science Courses, in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS), at the Pennsylvania State University

Howell, P. R., Mathews, J. P., Pisupati, S. V., Babb, D. M. & Locklin, R. H., Jan 1 2006, EISTA 2006 - 4th Int. Conf. on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Jointly with SOIC 2006 - 2nd Int. Conf. on SOIC and PISTA 2006 - 4th Int. Conf. on PISTA, Proceedings. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS, Vol. 2. p. 12-17 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Natural sciences
general education
natural sciences
Minerals
Education

Institutional perspective on online education at Penn State

Mathews, J. P. & DiBiase, D., Jan 1 2006, EISTA 2006 - 4th Int. Conf. on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Jointly with SOIC 2006 - 2nd Int. Conf. on SOIC and PISTA 2006 - 4th Int. Conf. on PISTA, Proceedings. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS, p. 29-32 4 p. (EISTA 2006 - 4th Int. Conf. on Education and Information Systems: Technologies and Applications, Jointly with SOIC 2006 - 2nd Int. Conf. on SOIC and PISTA 2006 - 4th Int. Conf. on PISTA, Proceedings; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Education
Students
certification
education
Minerals

Optimal design for integrating co2 capture and fuel conversion technologies in A 500 MWE coal-based power plant

Soundarrajan, N., Hill, M. A., Guo, J., Chen, L. M., Dhar, V., Kim, H. J., Sundararaman, R., Mustafaoglu, O., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P., Pisupati, S. & Song, C., Dec 1 2006, 23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. (23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

power plants
coal
Power plants
Coal
Power generation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Utilization of carbon dioxide from coalfired power plant for the production of value-added products

Van Niekerk, D., Markley, B., Li, Y., Rodriguez-Santiago, V., Thompson, D., Mohan, A. R., Elsworth, D., Mathews, J. P., Pisupati, S. V. & Song, C., Dec 1 2006, 23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development. (23rd Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, PCC - Coal-Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

power plants
carbon dioxide
Carbon dioxide
Power plants
products
2005
Electronic mail
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

What online quizzing can tell us about our students

Mathews, J. P., Pisupati, S. V. & Wiesner, A., 2005, 2005 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings. p. 15875-15883 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
Analysis of variance (ANOVA)
Education
Testing
2004
4 Citations (Scopus)

An assessment of active and project based learning in energy conservation education for non-technical students

Pisupati, S. V., Mathews, J. P., DiBiase, D. & Scaroni, A. W., Oct 25 2004, In : ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 851-870 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Energy conservation
Education
Students
Environmental protection
Energy conversion