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  • Kaini, Bhanu, and Kanchan Mondal. "Thermodynamic evaluation of hydrogen production from methane." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 39.31 (2014): 17671-17689.
  • Huffstutler, Jacob, et al. "Performance of Liquid Phase Exfoliated Graphene As Electrochemical Double Layer Capacitors Electrodes." Bulletin of the American Physical Society (2014).
  • Johnson, Thomas G., and Ira Altman. "Rural development opportunities in the bioeconomy." Biomass and Bioenergy 63 (2014): 341-344.
  • Schwartz, Lauren M., and David J. Gibson. "The Competitive Response of Panicum virgatum Cultivars to Non-Native Invasive Species." Environment and Natural Resources Research 4.2 (2014): p80.
  • Schwartz, Lauren M., and David J. Gibson. "The Competitive Response of Panicum virgatum Cultivars to Non-Native Invasive Species." Environment and Natural Resources Research 4.2 (2014): p80.
  • Liang, Yanna, et al. "Microbial lipid production from pretreated and hydrolyzed corn fiber." Biotechnology progress (2014).
  • Cui, Yi, and Yanna Liang. "Direct transesterification of wet Cryptococcus curvatus cells to biodiesel through use of microwave irradiation." Applied Energy 119 (2014): 438-444.
  • Polychronopoulou, K., Aouadi, S. M., Sirota, B., Stone, D. S., Wang, L., Kohli, P., & McCarroll, M. E. (2014). Hierarchical structures produced using unbalanced magnetron sputtering for photocatalytic degradation of Rhodamine 6G dye. Journal of nanoparticle research, 16(1), 1-11.
  • Mabry, James C. Utilization of cobalt catalyst for high temperature Fischer-Tropsch synthesis in a fluidized bed reactor. Diss. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE, 2014.
  • Bagheri, Amin. "STUDYING THE MAGNETIC SEPARATION OF OXYGEN CARRIER IN COAL DIRECT CHEMICAL LOOPING." (2014).
  • Jabbary, Farzin. Comparison of nickel and iron-based oxygen carriers supported on alumina in syngas-fueled chemical looping combustion. Diss. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE, 2014.
  • Walters, Evan Robert. "Sulfate Reducing Bioreactor Dependence on Organic Substrates for Long-Term Remediation of Acid Mine Drainage." (2014).
  • Rahman, Mohammad W., and Susan M. Rimmer. "Effects of rapid thermal alteration on coal: Geochemical and petrographic signatures in the Springfield (No. 5) Coal, Illinois Basin." International Journal of Coal Geology 131 (2014): 214-226.
  • Osouli, A., et al. "Rock Mass Characterization for Roof Control Design." 48th US Rock Mechanics/Geomechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association, 2014.
  • Liu, Shimin, and Satya Harpalani. "Compressibility of sorptive porous media: Part 2. Experimental study on coal." AAPG Bulletin 98.9 (2014): 1773-1788.
  • Altman, Ira, and Amy McMorrow Hunter. "The employment and income effects of cleaner coal: the case of FutureGen and rural Illinois." Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy: 1-11.
  • Malhotra, Vive. Risk Assessment and Monitoring of Stored CO2 in Organic Rocks under Non-Equilibrium Conditions. Southern Illinois University, 2014.
  • Oculi, A., et al. "Conversion of Point Load Test Results to Conventional Strength Tests for Shale Clay stone and Limestone Rocks." 48th US Rock Mechanics/Aeromechanics Symposium. American Rock Mechanics Association, 2014.
  • Colay, Prober K., and Siddha Bhopal. "Recovery of hollow spherical particles with two different densities from coal fly ash and their characterization." Fuel117 (2014): 118-124.
  • Kollipara, Vijaya Kumar, Yoginder Paul Chugh, and Kanchan Mondal. "Physical, mineralogical and wetting characteristics of dusts from Interior Basin coal mines." International Journal of Coal Geology 127 (2014): 75-87.
  • Spearing, A. J. S., and A. Hyett. "In situ monitoring of primary roofbolts at underground coal mines in the USA." Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 114.10 (2014): 791-800.
  • CRELLING, John C. "HOW WEATHERED COAL REDUCES METALLURGICAL COKE QUALITY." 2014 GSA Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia. 2014.
  • Honus, S., Juchelkova, D., Campen, A., & Wiltowski, T. (2014). Gaseous components from pyrolysis—Characteristics, production and potential for energy utilization. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 106, 1-8.
  • Sun, Q., Ye, J., Liu, C. J., & Ge, Q. (2014). In2O3 as a promising catalyst for CO2 utilization: A case study with reverse water gas shift over In2O3.Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, 4(1), 140-144.
  • Liu, Zuoming, Ira Altman, and Thomas G. Johnson. "The feasibility of co-firing biomass for electricity in Missouri." Biomass and Bioenergy 69 (2014): 12-20.
  • Wilber, Eric P. "A Bunch of Hot Air: The Challenges of Regulating Carbon Capture and Sequestration in Illinois." SIU Law Journal, 38, 441-468.
  • Fisher, S. M., Schoof, J. T., Lant, C. L., & Therrell, M. D. (2013). The effects of geographical distribution on the reliability of wind energy. Applied Geography,40, 83-89.
  • Pryor, S. C., R. J. Barthelmie, and J. T. Schoof (2012), Past and future wind climates over the contiguous USA based on the North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program model suite, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D19119, doi:10.1029/2012JD017449.
  • Sanders, Dwight R., Ira J. Altman, and Nick Ferraro. "Technological Advances in Soybean Yields: A Disaggregated Approach." Agribusiness (2013).
  • Lewis, K. E., M. R. Manfredo, I. Altman, and D. R. Sanders. 2013. “Risk Premiums and Forward Basis: Evidence from the Soybean Oil Market.” Proceedings of the NCCC-134 Conference on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting, and Market Risk Management. St. Louis, MO.
  • Mondal, Kanchan, et al. "Synthesis and Characterization of Yttrium Titanate and Er doped Yttrium Titanate Nanofibers." MRS Proceedings. Vol. 1552. Cambridge University Press, 2013.
  • Wang, Guangxing, and Qihao Weng, eds. Remote Sensing of Natural Resources. Vol. 9. CRC Press, 2013.
  • Williams, Laura, "Evaluating the Long-term Sustainability of L.O.G.I.C.: The Student Organic Garden at Southern Illinois University Carbondale" (2012). Theses.Paper 1010.
  • Ruplal Choudhary, Arosha Loku Umagiliyage, Yanna Liang, Thara Siddaramu, John Haddock, Gediminas Markevicius: "Microwave pretreatment for enzymatic saccharification of sweet sorghum bagasse." Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 39, April 2012, Pages 218–226.
  • Moyer, Jeremy William, M.S.: Energy efficiency improvements for a large tire manufacturing plant. Masters Thesis, SIU, December 2011.
  • Karrie A. Weber1, J. Cameron Thrash1, J. Ian Van Trump1, Laurie A. Achenbach, John D. Coates: "Environmental and Taxonomic Bacterial Diversity of Anaerobic Uranium(IV) Bio-Oxidation." Appl. Environ. Microbiol., July 2011, vol. 77 no. 13, 4693-4696.
  • Jing You, Amanda D. Harwood, Huizhen Li and Michael J. Lydy. Chemical techniques for assessing bioavailability of sediment-associated contaminants: SPME versus Tenax extraction. J. Environ. Monit., 2011,13, 792-800.
  • Heyin Su: Modeling of Proposed Changes to SIU Central Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Power Plant Incorporating Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) and High Efficiency Turbine. Graduate Thesis.
  • Kent D. Rupp: How Risk Averse Farmers On Sensitive Environmental Land Respond To Dedicated Energy Crop. Research Paper.
  • Ira Altman, Dwight Sanders: Producer willingness and ability to supply biomass: Evidence from the U.S. Midwest. Biomass and Bioenergy, Volume 36, January 2012, Pages 176–181.
  • Sujoy Ghosh: EFFECT OF 1-PYRENECARBOXYLIC ACID SURFACE FUNCTIONALIZATION OF GRAPHENE ON CAPACITIVE ENERGY STORAGE. Graduate Thesis.
  • Rebecca S. Dodder, Amani Elobeid, Timothy L. Johnson, P. Ozge Kaplan, Lyubov A. Kurkalova, Silvia Secchi, and Simla Tokgoz: Environmental Impacts of Emerging Biomass Feedstock Markets: Energy, Agriculture, and the Farmer. Center for Agricultural and Rural Development, Working Paper 11-WP 526, December 2011.
  • D. M. Starkey, J. A. Mathias & B. C. Paul: An Environmental Analysis of Illinois Coal Entry into the Transportation Market. Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Volume 34, Issue 1, 2011, pages 72-81.
  • David Mann, Christopher Lant, Justin Schoof: Using map algebra to explain and project spatial patterns of windenergy development in Iowa. Applied Geography,Volume 34, May 2012, Pages 219–229.

Faculty Papers and Publications by Research Area, 2005-2009
Bold type indicates SIU author and co-authorship 

Gasification and Gasification Products

  • Benoit, J., K. Mondal and T. Wiltowski. 2008. Supercritical Phase Fischer Tropsch Synthesis from Coal Derived Syngas. AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 16 - 21, 2008.
  • Campen, A., K. Mondal and T. Wiltowski. 2008. Separation Of Hydrogen From Syngas Using A Regenerative System. Int J. Hyd. Energy, 33 (1), 332 -339.
  • Dasgupta, D., K. Mondal and T. Wiltowski. 2008. Robust, High Reactivity And Enhanced Capacity Carbon Dioxide Removal Agents For Hydrogen Production Applications. Int J. Hyd. Energy, 33 (1), 303 311.
  • Dasgupta, D., K. Mondal, G. B. Jegadeesan, T. Wiltowski and S. B. Lalvani. 2005. Hydrogenation of Alpha-Methylstyrene to Cumene via an Electrochemical Route, AICHE 2005 Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2005.
  • Denton, L., E. Hippo and T. Wiltowski. 2006. Optimization of the Production of Hydrogen from Syngas Using a 1:7 Mass Ratio of Hematite to Calcium Oxide in a Pressurized Fluidized Bed. Separation Science and Technology. 41(4), 665.
  • Dydo P., K. Mondal, A. Konieczny and T. Wiltowski. 2005. Pure Hydrogen From Natural Gas, AICHE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2005.
  • Konieczny, A., K. Mondal, T. Wiltowski and P. Dydo. 2008. Catalyst Development for Thermocatalytic Decomposition of Methane to Hydrogen. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(1), 264-272.
  • Konieczny, A., K. Mondal and T. Wiltowski and P. Dydo. 2006. Catalyst Development for Thermocatalytic Decomposition of Methane to Hydrogen, International Workshop on Hydrogen Economy, Jaipur, India, November 5-9, 2006.
  • Juhelkova, D., T. Wiltowski and P. Kolat. 2007. Utilization of Biomass and Mixtures. ICCE, Coimbra, Portugal, September 3-7, 2007.
  • Mabry, J., K. Mondal and T. Wiltowski. 2008. Magnesian Calcite Sorbent for Carbon Dioxide Capture during Hydrogen Production from Fossil Fuels. High Temperature Materials and Systems for Application to Hydrogen Production. AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 16 -21, 2008.
  • Mondal K., D. Dasgupta and T. Wiltowski. 2008. High Reactivity and Enhanced Capacity Carbon Dioxide Removal Agents for Hydrogen Production Applications. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(1), 303-311.
  • Mondal, K. 2008. CO2 Reduction by Nanoscale Galvanic Couples. Proceedings of the Carbon Dioxide Reduction Symposium at the 137th TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, March 9-13.
  • Mondal, K. and T. Wiltowski. 2008. Thermodynamic Evaluation of Processes for Hydrogen Production from Coal Theoretical and Experimental Studies. Hydrogen Production Economics and Process Design Session. AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 16 -21, 2008.
  • Mondal K., D. Dasgupta and T. Wiltowski. 2006. Robust, High Reactivity and Enhanced Capacity Carbon Dioxide Removal Agents for Hydrogen Production Applications. International Workshop on Hydrogen Economy, Jaipur, India, November 5-9, 2006.
  • Mondal, K., D. Dasgupta and T. Wiltowski. 2005. High Reactivity and Enhanced Capacity Carbon Dioxide Removal Agents with Low Susceptibility to Deactivation. AICHE Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2005
  • Mondal, K., K. Piotrowski, D. Dasgupta, E. Hippo and T. Wiltowski. 2005. Hydrogen from Coal in a Single Step. Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 44(15), 5508.
  • Pan, Y.X., C.J. Pang, Q. Ge and T. Wiltowski. 2008. CO2 Adsorption and Activation over ?-Al2O3-supported Transition Metal Dimers: A Density Functional Study, Catalysis Today.
  • Piotrowski K., T. Wiltowski, K. Mondal, P. Dydo and D. Dasgupta. 2007. Topochemical Approach of Kinetics of the Reduction of Hematite to Wstite. Chemical Engineering Journal131(1), 72-83.
  • Piotrowski K., T. WiltowskiK. Mondal, V. Rathinaswamy and R. Breault. 2006. Kinetic Studies on the CuO-?Al2O3 Sorbent Regeneration by Methane. Environmental Technology, 27(1), 71-83.
  • Piotrowski K., T. Wiltowski, K. Mondal, L. Stonawski, T. Szymanski and D. Dasgupta. 2005. Simultaneous Influence of Gas Mixture Composition andProcess Temperature on Fe2O3-Feo Reduction Kinetics Neural Network Modeling. Brazilian Journal of Chemical Engineering22(3), 419.
  • Piotrowski K., T. Wiltowski, T. Szymanski, K. Mondal, V. Rathinaswamy, R. Breault and L. Stonawski. 2005. Cycling Effect on the Methane Regeneration Kinetics of CuO/?-Al2O3 Sorbent. Chemical Engineering Journal108(3), 227.
  • Roubicek, V., T. Wiltowski, H. Raclavska, Collaboration Between SIU Carbondale and Technical University at Ostrava - Utilization of Biomass and Mixtures for the Gas Production ICEE, Gliwice, Poland, July 25-29, 2005, page 228-231
  • Roubcek, V., D. Juchelkov, H. Raclavsk and T. Wiltowski. 2006. Utilization of Biomass and Mixtures For The Gas Production. ICEE, Puerto Rico, July 23, 2006
  • Szeliga, Z., D. Juchelkova, B. Cech, P. Lolat, F. Winter, A. Campen and T. Wiltowski. 2008. The Potential of Alternative Sorbents for Desulfurization From Laboratory Tests to the Full-Scale Combustion Unit. Energy & Fuels22 (5), 30803088.
  • Wiltowski, T., A. Campen, D. Dasgupta and A. Konieczny. 2008. Bifunctional Fischer Tropsch Catalysts for User Defined Fischer Tropsch Products. AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov 16 -21, 2008.
  • Wiltowski, T.K. Mondal, A. Campen, D. Dasgupta and A. Konieczny. 2008. Reaction Swing Approach for Hydrogen Production from Carbonaceous Fuels. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33(1) 293-302.
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Mondal, A. Campen. 2008. Separation of Hydrogen from Syngas Using a Regenerative System. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 33, 332-339.
  • Wiltowski, T., Swing Approach for Hydrogen Production from Fossil Fuels, EU Commissions Workshop, Institute of Energy, Peten, Netherlands, July 9, 2008.
  • Wiltowski, T., Energy Research: Technological and Scientific Barriers. 2008. 2nd International Workshop on Innovation and Advanced Science, Tainan, Taiwan, February 16-19, 2008, Proceedings p. 24.
  • Wiltowski, T. and K. Mondal. 2007. Concominant Production of High Purity Hydrogen and Sequestration Ready Carbon Dioxide from Coal. Proceedings of International Conference on Advanced Energy Research, Mumbai, December 12, 2007, pp. 875.
  • Wiltowski, T.K. Mondal and A. Campen. 2007. Coal Gasification with Simultaneous Hydrogen Separation. Clearwater Coal Conference, June 12, 2007.
  • Wiltowski, T.K. Mondal and A. Campen. 2006. Separation of Hydrogen From Syngas Using A Regenerative System, International Workshop on Hydrogen Economy, Jaipur, India, November 5-9, 2006.
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Mondal, A. Campen, D. Dasgupta and A. Konieczny. 2006. Reaction Swing Approach for Hydrogen Production from Carbonaceous Fuels. International Workshop on Hydrogen Economy, Jaipur, India, November 5-9, 2006.
  • Wiltowski, T.K. Mondal and M. Yen. 2006. Road to Hydrogen Economy. Journal of Engineering and Management16(5), 365.
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Mondal and A. Campen.2006. Novel Concept for Hydrogen and CO2 Separation. World Hydrogen Congress, Lyon, France, June 13, 2006
  • Wiltowski, T. and K. Mondal. 2006. Concomitant Production of High Purity Hydrogen and Sequestration-Ready Carbon Dioxide from Coal. SME International Conference, St. Louis, March 27, 2006.
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Piotrowski, H. Lorethova, K. Mondal, L. Stonawski and T. Szymanski. 2005. Effect of Gas Composition on the Kinetics of Iron Oxide Reduction in a Hydrogen Production Process.International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 30(15), 1543.
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Piotrowski, H. Lorethova, L. Stonawski, K. Mondal and S. Lalvani. 2005. Neural Network Modeling of Iron Oxide Reduction Kinetics. Chemical Engineering and Processing, 44 (7), 775.
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Piotrowski, K. Mondal and G. Rizeq. 2005. Kinetic investigation over Fe2O3 - FeO Reduction Process a Topochemical Approach. Fuel Processing Technology.
  • Wiltowski T.K. Mondal and K. Piotrowski. 2005. Concomitant Production of High Purity Hydrogen and Sequestration-Ready Carbon Dioxide from Coal, International Hydrogen Energy Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, July 12-15, 2005
  • Wiltowski, T. 2005. Economical Hydrogen Production from Coal Gasification, IGCC and Clean Coal Technologies-Efficient and Economic Methods of Utilizing Coal as an Energy Source, Tampa, June 27-29, 2005
  • Wiltowski, T., K. Mondal, P. Dydo, A. Campen and E. Hippo. 2005. Hydrogen from Coal Using Reaction Swing Approach, AICHE 2005 Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, October 30, 2005.
  • Wiltowski, T. and K. Mondal. 2005. Concomitant production of High Purity Hydrogen and Sequestration-Ready carbon Dioxide from Coal, ISCR, Stuttgart, Germany, September 20-23, 2005.

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Carbon Management and Gas Recovery Applications

  • Shimin Liu, Satya Harpalani, Permeability prediction of coalbed methane reservoirs during primary depletion, International Journal of Coal Geology, Volume 113, 1 July 2013, Pages 1-10, ISSN 0166-5162, 10.1016/j.coal.2013.03.010. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166516213000979)
  • Liu, S., S. Harpalani, A new theoretical approach to model sorption induced coal shrinkage or swelling, (in press; preliminary version published online Ahead of Print 21 January 2013 ): AAPG Bulletin, doi: 10.1306/12181212061.
  • Shimin Liu, Satya Harpalani, Mallikarjun Pillalamarry, Laboratory measurement and modeling of coal permeability with continued methane production: Part 2 Modeling results, Fuel, Volume 94, April 2012, Pages 117-124, ISSN 0016-2361, 10.1016/j.fuel.2011.10.053. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236111006715)
  • Abhijit Mitra, Satya Harpalani, Shimin Liu, Laboratory measurement and modeling of coal permeability with continued methane production: Part 1 Laboratory results, Fuel, Volume 94, April 2012, Pages 110-116, ISSN 0016-2361, 10.1016/j.fuel.2011.10.052. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016236111006703)
  • Harpalani, S., P. Dutta and B.K. Prusty. 2008. Modeling of CO2 Sorption on Coal. Fuel, Vol. 87, No. 10-11, pp. 2023-2036.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Mitra. 2008. Measurement of Incremental Swelling of Coal Matrix with CO2 Injection in Coalbed Methane Reservoirs. Accepted for publication in SPE Reservoir Engineering Journal.
  • Harpalani, S., D. Morse, J. Rupp, M. Mastalerz, A. Anderson, C. Korose and S. Frailey. 2008. Assessment of CO2 Sequestration and Enhanced Coalbed Methane Potential in Unmineable Coal Seams of the Illinois Basin. AAPG Studies 59 - Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Geological Media - State of the Science, 23 pp.
  • Harpalani, S., A. Mitra and R. Geirhart. 2008. Comparison of Modeling and Experimental Results for Methane Flow in Coal. Proceedings, 2008 Asia Pacific CBM Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, Paper 049.
  • Harpalani, S., D. Morse, A. Anderson, S.M. Frailey, M. Mastalerz and J.A. Rupp. 2008. Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Illinois Basin Coal. American Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Harpalani, S., D. Morse, J. Rupp and M. Mastalerz. 2008. Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Coal at the Illinois Basin Tanquary Site. Coal-Seq VI Forum, Houston, Texas.
  • Harpalani, S. 2008. Geologic Sequestration of CO2 in Deep, Unmineable Coal Seams. Coal-Seq VI Forum, Houston, Texas.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Mitra. 2008. Impact of Continued CO2 Injection on Flow Properties of Coal. Proceedings, Seventh Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Paper 420.
  • Harpalani, S., D. Morse, J. Rupp and M. Mastalerz. 2008Carbon Dioxide Sequestration in Coal at the Illinois Basin Tanquary Site. Proceedings, Seventh Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 539.
  • Harpalani, S., S. Reeves and K.A. Gasem. 2008. Results, Status and Future Activities of the Coal-Seq Consortium. Proceedings, Seventh Annual Conference on Carbon Capture and Sequestration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Paper 544; Proceedings, International Coalbed Methane Symposium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Paper 0818; Proceedings, 2008 Asia Pacific CBM Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, Paper 055.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Mitra. 2008. Deep Coalgas Reservoirs Can They Really Serve as a Source of Methane and Repository for CO2. Proceedings, Second Asian Mining Congress, Kolkata, India, pp. 209-216.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Mitra. 2007. Modeling Incremental Swelling of Coal Matrix with CO2 Injection in Coalbed Methane Reservoirs. Proceedings, SPE Eastern Regional Meeting, Lexington, Kentucky, Paper SPE 111184.
  • Harpalani, S. and M. Lutynski. 2007. CO2 Sequestration in Abandoned Coal Mines with Methane Recovery. Shell Oil Workshop on ECBM, Rijswijk, The Netherlands.
  • Harpalani, S. and M Srivastava. 2006. Systematic Quantification of Ventilation Air Methane and its Evaluation as an Energy Source. Mining Engineering, Volume 58, No. 11, pp. 52-56.
  • Harpalani, S., B.K. Prusty and P. Dutta. 2006. Methane/CO2 Sorption Modeling for Coalbed Methane Production and CO2 Sequestration. Energy and Fuels, Vol. 20, pp. 1591-99.
  • Harpalani, S., A. Kumar and A. Zutshi. 2006. Sequestration of Carbon Dioxide in Deep Coals. Proceedings, First Asian Mining Congress, Kolkata, India, pp. 507-514.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Zutshi. 2006. A Laboratory Investigation to Evaluate the Feasibility of CO2 Sequestration in Deep Coal. SME Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, Paper 06-053. Pp. 11.
  • Harpalani, S. and P. Dutta. 2006. Laboratory Study and Modeling of CO2 Sorption on Coals. International Coalbed Methane Symposium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Paper 0616.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Kumar. 2006. Methane Diffusion Characteristics of Illinois Coals. International Coalbed Methane Symposium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Paper 0617.
  • Harpalani, S. and K. Singh. 2006. CO2/Methane Flow Behavior of Deep Coals. Golden Rocks (2006 US Rock Mechanics Symposium), Golden, Colorado, Paper 918.
  • Harpalani, S. 2006. Geologic Sequestration of CO2 in Deep, Unmineable Coal Seams. Coal-Seq V Forum, Houston, Texas.
  • Harpalani, S. and M. Srivastava. 2005. Systematic Quantification of Ventilation Air Methane and its Evaluation as an Energy Source. SME Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, Pre-Print 05-87.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Zutshi. 2005. Gas Flow Characterization of Illinois Coal: Assessment for Recovery of Coalbed Methane and Carbon Sequestration Potential. Proceedings, International Coalbed Methane Symposium, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Paper 514.
  • Harpalani, S. and M. Srivastava. 2005. Quantification of Ventilation Air Methane and Alternatives for its Utilization. Proceedings, Eighth International Mine Ventilation Congress, Brisbane, Australia, Paper 506060.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Zutshi. 2005. Flow Characterization of Deep Coal for Sequestration of CO2. Proceedings, International Symposium on Advances in Mining Technology and Management, Kharagpur, India, pp. 479-485.
  • Harpalani, S. and A. Kumar. 2005. Immediate Research Issues in Sequestration of CO2 in Deep and Unmineable Coals. Workshop on CO2 Enhanced Coalbed Methane Production, Delft, Netherlands.

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Coal Characterization/Geochemistry

  • Anderson, K., J. Crelling, F. Kenig and W. Huggett. 2006. An Unusual Low-Fluorescence Algal Kerogen from the Canadian Arctic. International Journal of Coal Geology. 69 2007 144152.
  • Kaelin, P.E., W. Huggett and K. Anderson. 2006. Comparison of Vitrified and Unvitrified Eocene Woody Tissues by TMAH Thermochemolysis Implications for the Early Stages of the Formation of Vitrinite. Geochemical Transactions7:9
  • Anderson, K. and W. Bray. 2006. The Amber of El Dorado. Class Ib Archaeological Ambers Associated with Laguna Guatavita. Archaeometry, 48(4), 633640.
  • Anderson, K. 2006. The Nature and Fate of Natural Resins in the Geosphere. XII. Investigation of C-Ring Aromatic Diterpenoids in Raritan Amber by Pyrolysis-GC-Matrix Isolation FTIR-MS. Geochemical Transactions 7, 2
  • Vaughn, Dand K. Anderson. 2006. Characterization of 1,2,3,4tetrabromocyclohexane isomers by GC-matrix isolation FTIR MS. New Journal of Chemistry 30, 868-8
  • Peszynska-Bialczyka, K., K. Anderson, T. Szymanski, M. Krkoska, P. Filip. 2007. Thermal Analysis of Bulk Carbon-Carbon Composite and Friction Products Derived from it During Simulated Aircraft Braking. Carbon 45(3), 524-530
  • Bray, P. Sargent and K. Anderson., 2008. The Nature and Fate Of Natural Resins In The Geosphere XIII: A Probable Pinaceous Resin from the Early Cretaceous (Barremian), Isle Of Wight. Geochemical Transactions, 9:3
  • Lambert, J., J. Santiago-Blay and K. Anderson, 2008 Chemical Signatures of Fossilized Resins and Recent Plant Exudates. Angewandte Chemie
  • Bray, P. Sargent and K. Anderson, 2009. Identification of Carboniferous (320 Ma) Class Ic Amber, Science, Accepted, In Press.
  • Knight, T., P. Bingham, D. Grimaldi, K. Anderson, R. Lewis and C. E. Savrda. 2009. A New Upper Cretaceous (Santonian) Amber Deposit from the Eutaw Formation of Eastern Alabama, USA. Cretaceous Research (submitted)
  • Suarez-Ruiz, I. and J. Crelling. 2008. APPLIED COAL PETROLOGY: The Role of Petrology in Coal Utilization. Academic Press (Elsevier) Amsterdam, p. 388
  • Suarez -Ruiz, I. and J. Crelling, Eds. 2008. Chapter 7 - Coal Carbonization in Applied Coal Petrology. Suarez -Ruiz, Isabel and Crelling, J., Eds, Elsevier, New York, p.173-192
  • Suarez -Ruiz, I. and J. Crelling, 2008. Chapter 8 - Coal-Derived Carbon Materials in Applied Coal Petrology, Suarez -Ruiz, Isabel and Crelling, J., Eds. Elsevier, New York, p.173-192
  • Crelling, J. and I. Suarez-Ruiz. 2008. Chapter 11 - Other Applications of Coal Petrology  in Applied Coal Petrology, Suarez-Ruiz, Isabel and Crelling, J., Eds. Elsevier, New York, p.1289-301
  • Rieder, M., J. Crelling, O. Sustai, M. Drabek, Z. Weiss and M. Klementova. 2007. Arsenic in iron disulfides in a brown coal from the Northern Bohemian Basin, Czech Republic: Int. J. Coal Geology,  Int. J. Coal Geology, v. 71, p. 115-121.
  •  Cooper, J., J. Crelling, S. Rimmer and A. Whittington. 2007. Coal metamorphism by igneous intrusion in the Raton Basin, CO and NM: Implications for generation of volatiles:  Int. J. Coal Geology, v. 71, p. 115-27.
  •  Anderson, K., J. Crelling, F. Kenig and W. Huggett. 2007. An unusual non-fluorescing algal kerogen from the Canadian Arctic: Int. J. Coal Geology, v. 69, p. 144-152.
  •  Weiss, Z., J. Crelling, G. Martynkov, M. Valaskova, and P. Filip, 2006. Identification of carbon forms and other phases in automotive brake composites using multiple analytical techniques: Carbon, v. 44. P. 792-798.

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Mining and Geotechnical Applications/Systems

  • Harpalani, S.Y.P. Chugh and M.K. Mohanty. 2006. A New Concept for Mining/Minerals Engineering Education and Research in Co-operation with Industry. Journal of Mines Metals and Fuels - Special Issue on New Technology for Surface and Underground Mining, pp. 454-458.
  • Samal, A.R., M.K. Mohanty and S. Sharma. 2005. Technical efficiency analysis in Illinois coal mining sector. Proceedings, 32nd International Symposium of the Applications of Computers and Operations Research in the Mining Industry, Tucson, Arizona, pp: 49-53.

By-Products Management

  • Biswas, D and Y. P. Chugh. 2007. Analysis of Paste Backfill Grout Flow in Room-and-Pillar Mine Workings. Transaction Society for Mining Engineers.
  • Chugh, Y.P, A. Patwardhan, S. Munish. 2007. Design and Demonstration of Cattle Feeding Pads Using Coal Combustion Byproducts including Sulfite-Rich Scrubber Sludge. Fuel Journal.
  • Chugh, Y.P., A. Patwardhan and S. Kumar. 2007. Demonstration of CFB Ash as a Cement Substitute in Concrete Pier Foundations for a Photo-Voltaic Power System at SIU. World of Coal Ash Conference, Covington, Kentucky, May 07-10.
  • Chugh, Y.P., S. Mohanty and P. Filip. 2006. Development of Automotive Brake Friction Materials Using Large Volume Illinois Fly Ash. Braking 2006 International Conference, York, England.
  • Chugh, Y.P., A. Patwardhan, H. Gurley, S. Munish and F. Botha. 2006. Development of Construction Materials Using Sulfite-rich Scrubber Sludge and Fly-ash. Fuel, Vol. 85, No. 16. 2323-2329.
  • Chugh, Y.P., I. De and E. Powell. 2005. A Model Study for Blind Pneumatic Backfilling of Fly Ash in Abandoned Underground Mines. International Journal of Surface Mining, December.
  • Kumar, S. and M. Adhikari. 2008. Load-Deformation Behavior of Bentonite Amended Bottom Ash in bending. Sixth Int. Conf. on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering, Arlington, VA, August 11-16.
  • Kumar, S., S. Ng, A. Hosin and D. Kort. 2007. Field Tests on Drilled Shafts made with Coal Combustion By-Products Based Concrete Composites. International Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 1(1), October.
  • Kumar, S. and S. Shin. 2007. Shrink Swell Characteristics of Concrete Composites made with Illinois Bottom Ash. World of Coal Ash Conference, Covington, Kentucky, May 07-10.
  • Kumar, S. and F. Hobson. 2007. Strength of CCB Concrete Compared to an Equivalent Conventional Concrete. World of Coal Ash Conference, Covington, Kentucky, May 07-10.
  • Kumar, S., S. Mishra, M. Mohanty, B. Schmitt and P. Vaddu. 2006. Morphological and Strength Analysis of PCC Bottom Ash Amended with Bentonite. Geotechnical and Geological Engineering: an International Journal, GEGE, Vol.24, 1009-1020.
  • Kumar, S., M. Adhikari and V.K. Puri. 2006. Tensile Strength Characteristics of Bottom Ash-Bentonite Mixtures. Indian Geotechnical Conference, Chennai, India, December 14-17.
  • Kumar, S., S. Mishra, M.K. Mohanty, B. Schmitt and P. Vaddu. 2006. Morphological and Strength Analysis of PCC Bottom Ash Amended with Bentonite. Geotechnical Engineering and Geological Engineering, 24, pp: 1009-1020.
  • Kumar, S., S. Shin and H. Fizette. 2006. Utilization of Ponded Ash for Construction of a Real World Project. International Conference on New Developments in Geo-environmental and Geotechnical Engineering, November 9-11, 2006.
  • Kumar, S.M. Mohanty, S. Mishra, S. Shin and R. Adams. 2005. Utilization of Coal Combustion Byproducts to Construct Temporary Road Barriers. Fly Ash 2005, Int. Conf., New Delhi, India, Dec. 04-07.
  • Kumar, S., V.K. Puri, C. Alarcon, B. Schmitt and D. Kort. 2005. Lateral Load Tests on Precast Concrete Piles made with CCP Concrete Composites. Int. Conf. of Society of Offshore and Polar Engineering. Seoul, South Korea, June 19-24.
  • Kumar, S., I. Moutairou and R. Adams. 2005. Chloride Penetrability of Concrete Composites Made with Illinois PCC Bottom Ash used to Construct Temporary Road Barriers. World of Coal Ash, Lexington, Kentucky, April 11-16, 2005.
  • Kumar, S., N. Malyala and R. Adams. 2005. Freeze-Thaw Characteristics of Concrete Composites used for Construction of Temporary Road Barriers made with Illinois PCC Bottom Ash. Electric Power 2005, Chicago, Illinois, April 5-7, 2005.
  • Kumar, S. and P. Vaddu. 2005. Improvement in Strength and Moduli of Coal Ash Stabilized With Bentonite and Compacted at Various Unit Weight. ASCE J. of Energy Engineering, Vol. 131(3), 198-207.
  • Kumar, S. and N. Burrus. 2005. Free Swell Characteristics of PCC Bottom Ash-Bentonite Mixtures with Curing for use as Fill or Liner Material. Soil and Sediment Contamination: an International Journal, Vol.14(6), 505-514.
  • Kumar, S., C. Alarcon, S. Bernard and D. Kort. 2005. Construction and Full-Scale Testing of Precast Concrete Piles made with Coal Combustion Products. Electronic J. of Geotechnical Engineering, EJGE, Vol. 10(A1).
  • Kumar, S.M.K. Mohanty, S. Mishra, S. Shin and R. Adams. 2005. Utilization of Coal Combustion Byproducts to Construct Temporary Road Barriers. Fly Ash 2005-International Conference, New Delhi, India, Dec. 04-07.
  • Malhotra, V. M. and Y. P. Chugh. 2005. Tile, Countertops and Structural Materials from Sulfate-Rich FGD Scrubber Sludge. Ashlines Vol 6(1), pp 1- 7.
  • Malhotra, V. M. 2005. Value-Added products from FGD Sulfite-rich Scrubber Materials. DOE University Coal Research Contractors Review Conference, Pittsburgh, June 7-8.
  • Malhotra, V. M. and F. Botha. 2005. New Strategies in the Utilization of FGD gypsum and Sulfite-rich Materials. World of Coal Ash Conference, April 11-15, 2005, Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
  • Markevicius, G., S. Jones, V. M. Malhotra, F. B. Botha and C. E. Miller. 2007. Characteristics of Sulfite-Rich Scrubber Materials and Potential Value-Added Materials from Them. World of Coal Ash Conference, Covington, KY, May 7-10.
  • Markevicius, G., R. D. West, V. M. Malhotra, F. B. Botha and C. E. Miller. 2007. Mercury Behavior in FGD Sulfite-rich scrubber Materials at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures. ACS Fuel Div. Preprints 52(1), 170-172.
  • Markevicius, G., R. D. West, V. M. Malhotra, F. B. Botha and C. E. Miller. 2007. Mercury Behavior in FGD Sulfite-rich scrubber Materials at Elevated Temperatures and Pressures. ACS Meeting, Chicago, March.
  • Mohanty, S. and Y.P. Chugh. 2007. Development of fly ash-based automotive brake lining, Tribology International 40 2007 12171224.
  • Mohanty, S. and Y.P. Chugh. 2006. Post-construction Environmental Monitoring of a Fly Ash-based Road Subbase. Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction, Vol. II, no 4.
  • Mohanty, S. and Y.P. Chugh. 2006. Structural Performance Monitoring of an Unstablilized Fly Ash- Based Road Subbase. Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol 132, no 12, pp.
  • Shin, S., S. Kumar, J. Teuok and B. Shin. 2007. The Strength Characteristics of PCC Bottom Ash.Journal of the Korean Geoenvironmental Society, Vol. 8(2), April, 57-63.
  • West, R. D., V. MMalhotra and F. Botha. 2007. Where is Mercury in FGD Scrubbers: Gypsum, Scrubber Water, or Emitted? World of Coal Ash Conference, Covington, KY, May 7-10.
  • West, R. D., V. M. Malhotra and F. Botha. 2006. How Mercury in a Bituminous Coal Effects its Concentration in Coal Combustion Byproduct. ACS. Fuel Div. Pre-print 51(1), 347 348.
  • West, R. D., V. M. Malhotra and F. Botha. 2006. Relationship between Mercury in Coal and Coal Combustion Byproducts: Single Mine Coal, 31st International Technical on Coal Utilization and Fuel Systems, Clearwater Beach, Florida, May 21-25.
  • West, R. D. and V. M. Malhotra. 2005Mercury in Coal Combustion Byproducts. Presented in Panel Mercury Presence in Coal Combustion Byproducts, 98th Annual Conference, Air & Waste Management Association, Minneapolis, June 21 24.

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Pre-Combustion Coal Technologies

  • Zhang, B., Yang, F., Sahoo, P. K., Akbari, H.Wang, H.Mohanty, M. K., & Mahajan, A. (2012). Development of an Automatic Control System for Spiral Concentrator: Phase. Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, 129.
  • Akbari, H., Zhang, B., Yang, F., Mohanty, M. K.Sayeh, M., & Rahimi, S. (2012). Application of Neural Network for Modeling the Coal Cleaning Performance of the FGx Dry Separator. Separation Technologies for Minerals, Coal, and Earth Resources, 189.
  • Gupta, V., H. Unjawala, A. Mahajan and M.K. Mohanty. 2009. Particle Swarm Optimization Approach for a Coal Preparation Plant. Journal of Characterization and Development of Novel Materials, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 1-10.
  • Gupta, V., M.K. Mohanty, A. Mahajan and S.K. Biswal. 2007. Genetic Algorithms-A Novel Technique to Optimize Coal Preparation Plant. International Journal of Mineral Processing, 84, pp. 133-143.
  • Gupta, V. and M.K. Mohanty. 2006. Coal Preparation Plant Optimization: A Critical Review of the Existing Methods. International Journal of Mineral Processing, 79, pp: 9-17.
  • Gupta, V., M.K. MohantyA. Mahajan and S. K. Biswal. 2005. Coal preparation plant optimization: A new approach using genetic algorithms. Proceedings, 30th International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization and Fuel System at Clearwater, Florida, pp: 84-88.
  • Gupta, V., M.K. MohantyA. Mahajan and S.K. Biswal. 2005. Performance optimization of a coal preparation plant using genetic algorithms. Preprint: 05-108, SME Annual Meeting, Salt lake City, Utah.
  • Gupta, V., M.K. MohantyA. Mahajan and S.K. Biswal. 2005. Genetic Algorithms-A novel technique for optimization of coal preparation plant. Proceedings, International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology, McGraw Hill Publication, Dhanbad, India, pp: 529-537.
  • Huang Z., M.K. MohantyH. SevimA. Mahajan and B. Arnold. 2008. SIU-Sim: A Novel Coal Preparation Plant Simulator, Mining Engineering, July, pp. 51-56.
  • Huang Z., M.K. MohantyH. SevimA. Mahajan and B. Arnold. 2008. Techno-economic Analysis of Coal Preparation Plant Design Using SIU-Sim Simulator, International Journal of Coal Preparation and Utilization, Vol. 28, No.1, pp. 15-32.
  • Huang Z., M.K. MohantyH. Sevim, B. Arnold and S. Bhagwat. 2008. Capital and Operating Cost Models for Coal Preparation Plants. Preprint No. 08-105; SME Annual Meeting, Salt lake City, Utah, February 24-28.
  • Huang Z., M.K. Mohanty, H. SevimA. Mahajan and B. Arnold. 2007. Techno-economic analysis of coal preparation plant design using SIU-Sim simulator, Preprint No. 07-135; SME Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, February 25-28.
  • Huang, Z., M.K Mohanty, H. Sevim, A. Mahajan and B. Arnold. 2006. Development of a novel coal preparation plant simulator. Proceedings XV International Coal Preparation Congress at Beijing, China, October 17-20.
  • Huang, Z., M.K. Mohanty, H. Sevim and A. Mahajan. 2006. SIU-Sim: A novel coal preparation plant simulator. Preprint: 06-68, SME Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.
  • Mohanty, M.K., A. R. Samal and A. Palit. 2008. Evaluation of Enhanced Gravity Based Fine Coal Circuit for High Sulfur Coal. Minerals and Metallurgical Processing, Vol. 25, No.1, pp 13-18.
  • Mohanty, M.K., Z. Huang, HSevim, A. Mahajan and B. Arnold. 2007. SIU-Sim: A Novel Coal Preparation Plant Simulator, Geomintech Symposium on New Equipment, new technology management and safety in Mining and Mineral based Industries-Bhubaneshwar, India, May 11-12.
  • Mohanty, M.K., B. Zhang, N. Khanna, A. Palit and B. Dube. 2007. Screen-bowl centrifuge: A high efficiency particle size separator-Geomintech Symposium on New Equipment, new technology management and safety in Mining and Mineral based Industries-Bhubaneshwar, India, May 11-12.
  • Mohanty, M.K. 2007. Screen-bowl Centrifuge Dewatering Process: A Parametric study. Physical Separation in Science and Engineering, doi: 10.1155/2007/70376.
  • Mohanty, M.K., A. Das and B. Damron. 2007. Conversion of Coal Preparation Plant Fine Waste to a Fuel Feed-stock for Mine Mouth Power Plants, Mining Engineering, September, pp. 61-66.
  • Mohanty, M.K.S. Kumar and P. Vaddu. 2006. A statistical evaluation of the time dependent properties of bottom ash-bentonite mixture. SME Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO.
  • Mohanty, M.K., Z. Wang, V. Gupta, D. Launius, S.K. Biswal, E.B. Kroeger and J. Hirschi. 2005. In-Plant Testing of the Pansep Screen, Coal Preparation- Volume 25, No. 1, pp: 15-30.
  • Mohanty, M.K., Z. Huang, Z. Wang and J. Hirschi. 2005. Steel Belt Filter: A Suitable Technology for Dewatering Fine Clean Coal and Tailings, Coal Preparation- Volume 25, No. 1, pp: 1-14.
  • Mohanty, M.K., Z. Huang, V. Gupta and S.K. Biswal. 2005. Performance optimization of the Imhoflot G-cell for fine coal cleaning. Proceedings of the Centenary of Flotation Symposium, Brisbane, Australia, pp 235-241.
  • Patwardhan, A., Y.P. Chugh, B.J. Arnold and N. Terblanche. 2006. Demonstration of a Filter Press for Efficient Fine Particle Dewatering. Coal Preparation Journal, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 33-54.
  • Patwardhan, A. and Y.P. Chugh. 2005. Commercially Viable Strategies for Enhancing Coal Quality.Coal Preparation, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 175-192.
  • Patwardhan, A., Y.P. Chugh, B.J. Arnold and N. Terblanche. 2005. Demonstration of a Filter Press for Efficient Fine Particle Dewatering. Coal Preparation Journal. October- December.
  • Patwardhan, A. and Y.P. Chugh. 2005. Commercially Viable Strategies for Enhancing
  • Samal A.R., M.K. Mohanty and S. Sharma. 2006. Analysis of Technical Efficiency of Coal Mines Using a Production Frontier Model, SME Transaction Volume 320, pp: 64-68.
  • Zhang, B., F. Yang, P.K. Sahoo, M.K. Mohanty and X. Zhang. 2008. Optimization of a Compound Spiral for Cleaning High Sulfur Fine and Ultrafine Coal. Proceedings of XXIV International Mineral Processing Congress, Beijing, September 24-28, Editors: Zuo, W.D., Yao, S.C., Liang, W.F. Cheng, Z.L. and Long, H., Vol. 2 pp: 653-662.
  • Zhang, B., F. Yang, P.K. Sahoo and M.K. Mohanty. 2008. Optimization of a Compound Spiral for Cleaning High Sulfur Coal. 33rd International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization and Fuel Systems. pp: 84-88.

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