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Research Output

2012

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. C. T. & Mathews, J. P., Mar 1 2012, In : Combustion and Flame. 159, 3, p. 1272-1285 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

146 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

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

23 Scopus citations

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

35 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

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

40 Scopus citations

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

4 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

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

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

264 Scopus citations

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

42 Scopus citations
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

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

21 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

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

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

43 Scopus citations

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

66 Scopus citations

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

29 Scopus citations

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

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

8 Scopus citations

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

60 Scopus citations

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

125 Scopus citations
2010

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

37 Scopus citations

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

39 Scopus citations

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

31 Scopus citations

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

75 Scopus citations

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

1 Scopus citations

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

82 Scopus citations

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

11 Scopus citations

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

10 Scopus citations

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

19 Scopus citations
2009

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

24 Scopus citations

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

9 Scopus citations

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

38 Scopus citations

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

82 Scopus citations

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

45 Scopus citations

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

23 Scopus citations
2008
1 Scopus citations

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

36 Scopus citations

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

99 Scopus citations
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

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

15 Scopus citations
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

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

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

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

1 Scopus citations
2005

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

1 Scopus citations
2004

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

4 Scopus citations