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Collaborative Research Partnership 1: Reservoir Characterization

    Characterization and Simulation of Abu Dhabi Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs (Kazemi, Yin, Neeves, Al-Sumaiti):

      Kazemi H., M. S. Al-Kobaisi, B. Kurtoglu, A. E. Heris, S. Charoenwongsa, P. Fakcharoenphol, and J. Akinboyewa: “Mathematical Modeling of Petroleum Reservoirs,” Exploration and Production: Oil and Gas Review, to be published in 2012.

      Xu, W.  2012.  "Effect of Pore Geometry on Water and Surfactant Flooding by PDMS Microfluidic Micromodels."  MS thesis in Petroleum Engineering at Colorado School of Mines.

      Al-Sumaiti, A. M.  2011.  "Numerical and Experimental Modeling of Double Displacement Oil Recovery in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs."  PhD dissertation in Petroleum Engineering at Colorado School of Mines.

      Alamdari, B. B.  2011.  "Viability of Matrix-Fracture Transfer Functions for Dilute Surfactant-Augmented Waterflooding in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs."  PhD dissertation in Petroleum Engineering at Colorado School of Mines.

      Alamdari, B. B., H. Kazemi, M. Salehi, C. Thomas, M. Izadi, and E. Manrique, 2011, Modeling surfactant enhanced oil recovery from short and long fractures carbonate cores and scaling results to field applications, SPE 146375, SPE Annual Technical Conference, Denver.

      Alamdari, B. B., M. Kiani, and H. Kazemi, 2012, Experimental and numerical simulation of surfactant-assisted oil recovery in tight fractured carbonate reservoir cores, SPE 153902, SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa.

      Al-Sumaiti, A., and H. Kazemi, 2011, Experimental and numerical modeling of double displacement oil recovery process in tight fractured carbonate reservoirs, to be presented at EOR Conference, Oman.

      Alharthy, N., Al Kobaisi, M., Mehmet, T., Kazemi, H., and Graves, R.  2011.  Physics and Modeling of Gas Flow in Shale Reservoirs. SPE 161893 presented at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, November 11 - 14, 2012.

      Kurtoglu, B., Torcuk, M. A., and Kazemi, H., 2012, Pressure transient analyses of short and long duration well tests in unconventional reservoirs, SPE 162473, SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

      Torcuk, M. A., Kurtoglu, B., Alharthy, N., and Kazemi, H., 2013, Analytical and numerical solutions for multiple-matrix in fractured reservoirs: application to conventional and unconventional reservoirs, SPE 164528, SPE Unconventional Resources Conference, Texas, USA.

    Fluid Sensitivity of Seismic Properties in Carbonate Reservoirs (Batzle, Prasad, Vega):

      Sharma, R., Prasad, M., Batzle, M.L., Vega, S.K., 2013, Sensitivity of Flow and Elastic Properties to Fabric Heterogeneity in Carbonates: Geophysical Prospecting, 61, 270-286.

      Sharma, R., M. Prasad, M. Batzle, and S. Vega, 2011, Sensitivity of elastic properties to fabric heterogeneity in carbonate rocks, SPE 149042, Technical Symposium, Saudi Arabia.

      Sharma, R., L. Adam, and M. Prasad, 2009, Effects of fluids, frequency and heterogeneity on elastic properties of carbonate rocks, 2009, SPE 125102, SPE Annual Technical Conf., New Orleans.     

      Saleh, M., S. Vega, R. Sharma, and M. Prasad, 2009, A study of permeability and velocity anisotrophy in carbonates, SEG 2009-4238, International Exhibition and Annual Meeting, Houston.

      Sharma, R., and M. Prasad, 2009, Characterization of heterogeneities in carbonates, SEG 2009-2149, International Exhibition and Annual Meeting, Houston.

      Saleh, M., Vega, S., Sharma, R., Prasad, M., 2009, A Study of Permeability and Velocity Anisotropy in Carbonates, SEG Summer Research Workshop in Bahrain.

      Sharma, R., Prasad, M., Batzle, M.L., 2009, Lab Measured Properties in Carbonates for Better Characterization of Heterogeneity, SEG Summer Research Workshop in Bahrain.

    Selection and Optimization of Miscible and Immiscible Displacement to Improve Production from Fractured, Carbonate Reservoirs of Abu Dhabi (Kazemi, Chen, Yin, Neeves, Al-Kobaisi): 

      Balogun, A., Kazemi, H., Ozkan, E., Al-Kobaisi, M., and Ramirez, B. 2009. Verification and Proper Use of Water-Oil Transfer Function for Dual-Porosity and Dual-Permeability Reservoirs. SPE #104580-PA. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, vol., no. 4. 

      Ramirez, B., Kazemi, H., Al-Kobaisi, M., Ozkan, E., and Atan, S. 2009. A Critical Review for Proper Use of Water/Oil/Gas Transfer Functions in Dual-Porosity Naturally Fractured Reservoirs: Part I. SPE #109821-PA. SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, vol. , no. 4

      Al-Matrouk, M. F., Al-Kobaisi, M., Kazemi, H., Ozkan, E. 2009. A Multidomain Approach to Multiscale Compositional Reservoir Simulation. SPE #118223 presented at the SPE Reservoir Simulation Symposium, The Woodlands, Texas, USA, January 1, 2009.

      Teklu T., Ghedan S. G., Graves R. M., Yin X., 2012. Minimum Miscibility Pressure Determination: Modified Multiple Mixing Cell Method. SPE 155454, presented at SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia, April 16-18, Muscat, Oman.

      Teklu T., Graves R. M., Tutuncu A. N., Kazemi H., Alameri W., and AlSumaiti A. M., 2012. Geomechanics Considerations in Enhanced Oil Recovery. SPE 162701, to be presented at the SPE Canadian Unconventional Resources Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Oct. 30 - Nov.1.

      Kazemi, H., Al-Kobaisi, M. S., Kurtoglu, B., Heris, A., Charoenwongsa, S., Fakcharoenphol, P., and Akinboyewa, J.  2012.  "Mathematical Modelling of Petroleum Reservoirs."  Exploration & Production.  Vol. 10 No. 2 pp 45-50.

      Al-Kobaisi, M.  2010.  "Control Volume Mixed Finite Element and Finite Difference Simulation of Water-Oil Flow in Naturally Fractured Reservoirs."  PhD dissertation in Petroleum Engineering at Colorado School of Mines.

      Teklu, T. W.,  Brown, J. S.,  Kazemi, H.,  Graves, R. M., and Al-Sumaiti, A. M. A Critical Literature Review of Laboratory and Field Scale Determination of Residual Oil Saturation, SPE #164483.

      Tadesse Weldu Teklu, Jeffrey S. Brown, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, Ali M. AlSumaiti, 2013. Residual Oil Saturation Determination – Case Studies in Sandstone and Carbonate Reservoirs. SPE 164825, prepared for presentation at the EAGE Annual Conference & Exhibition incorporating SPE Europe held in London, United Kingdom, 10–13 June 2013.

      Brown, J.S., Al Kobaisi, M., Kazemi, H.,  2013. Compositional Phase Trapping in CO2 WAG Simulation. SPE 165983, Presented at the SPE Reservoir Characterization and Simulation Conference and Exhibition, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16-18 September.

      Brown, J. S. 2014. A compositional Simulation Model for Carbon Dioxide Flooding with Improved Fluid Trapping. PhD thesis, Colorado School of Mines.

      Teklu, T. W., Alameri, W., Kazemi, H., Graves, R. M., AlSumaiti, A. M., 2016. Low-salinity-water–surfactant–CO2 EOR. (in press for Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering).

    Joint Stochastic Inversions of Borehole Measurements for Carbonate Reservoir Characterization (Revil):

      Araji A. H., A. Revil, A. Jardani, B. J. Minsley, and M. Karaoulis, Imaging with cross-hole seismoelectric tomography, Geophysical Journal International, 188, 1285–1302, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.05325.x, 2012.

      Karaoulis M., A. Revil, A., J. Zhang, and D.D. Werkema, Time-lapse cross-gradient joint inversion of cross-well DC resistivity and seismic data: A numerical investigation, in press in Geophysics.

      Karaoulis M., A. Revil, D.D., Werkema, P. Tsourlos, and B.J. Minsley, IP4DI: A software for time-lapse 2D/3D DC-resistivity and induced 1 polarization tomography, submitted to Computers & Geosciences, 2012.

      Karaoulis, A. Revil, J. Zhang, and D.D. Werkema, Time-lapse joint inversion of cross-well DC resistivity and seismic data: A numerical investigation, Geophysics, 77(4), D141–D157 doi: 10.1190/GEO2012-0011.1, 2012.

      Mahardika H., A. Revil, and A. Jardani, Waveform joint inversion of seismograms and electrograms for moment tensor characterization of fracking events, in press in Geoophysics, 2012.

      Mahardika H., A. Revil, and A. Jardani, 2011, Waveform joint inversion of seismic and electromagnetic signals for earthquake source localization and moment tensor characterization, submitted to Geophysical Journal international. 

      Revil, A. and Mahardika H., Coupled hydromechanical and electromagnetic disturbances in unsaturated porous materials, submitted to Water Resources Research, 2012.

      Revil A., M. Schmutz, and M.L. Batzle, Influence of oil wettability upon spectral induced polarization of oil-bearing sands, Geophysics, 76, 5, A31-A36, 2011. 

      Haas A. K., A. Revil, M. Karaoulis, L. Frash, J. Hampton, M. Gutierrez, and M. Mooney, Electrical potential source localization reveals a borehole leak during hydraulic fracturing, in press in Geophysics, 2012.

      MacLennan, K., M. Karaoulis, and A. Revil, Complex conductivity tomography using low-frequency cross-well electromagnetic data, submitted to Geophysics, 2012.

      Karaoulis M., A. Revil, Minsley B., M. Todesco, J. Zhang, and D.D. Werkema, Time-lapse gravity inversion with an active time constraint, in preparation for Geophysics, 2013. 

      Zhang J., A. Revil, M. Karaoulis, and D. Vasco, Localization of the oil water encroachment front during water flooding using 4D cross-well resistivity tomography coupled to reservoir modeling: A numerical investigation, accepted for publication in Geophysics, 2013

      Atshan I., A. Revil, M. Karaoulis, J. Zhang, and A. Jardani, Time-lapse oil-water encroachment front localization using borehole self-potential data, in preparation for Geophysics. 

      Revil A., G. Barnier, M. Karaoulis, and P. Sava, Seismoelectric coupling in unsaturated porous media: Theory, petrophysics, and saturation front localization, Geophysical Journal Intermational, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggt440, 2014. 

      A. Revil, M. Karaoulis, and J. Zhang, Time-lapse joint inversion of seismic and resistivity during production of oil in carbonate rocks (Invited talk), AAPG/SPE/SEG Hedberg Conference Research Conference "Fundamental Controls on Flow in Carbonates", July 8-13 2012, Saint-Cyr Sur Mer, Provence, France.

      A. Revil (Part II) Time lapse joint inversion of DC resistivity and seismic data: Application for secondary recovery of oil, electromagnetic data assessment for hydraulic fracture characterization, and combination of seismic beam-forming with electrokinetic coupling for virtual electrode development, Invited lecture, IRC Conference Room 120 (1pm), invited by George Redden, Idaho National Laboratory, Wednesday, June 6, 2012, Idaho USA.

      A. Revil, Principles of low-frequency electrical geophysics: from DC resistivity tomography to seismoelectric conversion: An overview of self-potential, DC resistivity, induced polarization and seismoelectric conversion and applications to oil reservoir exploitation and CO2 sequestration, Invited lecture, IRC Conference Room 120 Part I (1pm), invited by George Redden, Idaho National Laboratory, Wednesday, June 6, 2012, Idaho, USA.

      K. MacLennan; A. Revil and M. Karaoulis, Joint Inversion of 3D Cross-well EM and DC Resistivity Data,. NS11B. Near Surface Geophysics General Contributions I, NS11B-04. 2011 Fall Meeting, AGU, 5-9 Dec. 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA.

      A. H. Araji, A. Revil, and A. Jardani, Imaging with cross-hole seismoelectric tomography, Tuesday 20th, Sept., 2011, SEG 81st Annual Meeting, Sept. 18-23, 2011, Henry B. Gonzales Convenstion Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.

 Experimental Investigations of Improved Oil Recovery in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs Using CO2 Injection and Determining Scaling Factors for Field Application (Graves, Al-Sumaiti):

      Tadesse Weldu Teklu, Waleed Alameri, John Akinboyewa, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, and Ali M. AlSumaiti, 2013. Numerical Simulation of Polymer Augmented Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs. SPE 164199, prepared for presentation at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Exhibition to be held in Manama, Bahrain, 10-13 March 2013.

      Tadesse Weldu Teklu, Waleed Alameri, John Akinboyewa, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, and Ali M. AlSumaiti, 2014. Wettability Alteration during Low-Salinity Waterflooding in Carbonate Reservoir Cores. SPE-171529-MS, prepared for presentation at the SPE Asia Pacific Oil & Gas Conference and Exhibition held in Adelaide, Australia, 14–16 October 2014.

      Alameri, W., Teklu, T., Graves, R. M., Kazemi, H., and AlSumaiti, A. M., 2015. Low-salinity Water-alternate-surfactant in Low-permeability Carbonate Reservoirs. EAGE 23177, prepared for 18th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery Conference, Dresden, Germany. 14-16 April.

      Teklu, T. Alameri, W., Graves, R. M., Kazemi, H., and AlSumaiti, A. M., 2015. Low-salinity-water-surfactant-CO2 EOR-Theory and Experiments. EAGE 23179, prepared for 18th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery Conference, Dresden, Germany. 14-16 April. 

      Alameri W., Teklu T. W., Graves R. M., Kazemi H., AlSumaiti A. M., 2015. Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Low-salinity Waterflood in a Low Permeability Carbonate Reservoir. SPE 174001, SPE Western Regional Conference, Garden Grove, CA, USA, 27-30 April. 

      Alameri W., 2015. Low Salinity Waterflooding in a Low Permeability Carbonate Formation of a Giant Middle East Field. PhD Dissertation, Petroleum Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. 

 Optimization of CO2 Flooding in Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs by Minimizing Asphaltene Deposition and Reducing CO2 Mobility (Graves, Ghedan, Al-Sumaiti):

     Tadesse Weldu Teklu, John Akinboyewa, Najeeb Alharthy, Mehmet A. Torcuk, Ali M. AlSumaiti, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, 2012. Pressure and Rate Analysis of Fractured Low Permeability Gas Reservoirs: Numerical and Analytical Dual-Porosity Models, SPE 163967, prepared for presentation at the SPE Middle East Unconventional Gas Conference and Exhibition to be held in Muscat, Oman, 28–30 January 2013.

      Tadesse Weldu Teklu, Jeffrey S. Brown, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, Ali M. AlSumaiti, 2012. A Critical Literature Review of Laboratory and Field Scale Determination of Residual Oil Saturation. SPE 164483, prepared for presentation at the SPE Production and Operations Symposium to be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, 23–26 March 2013.

      Tadesse Weldu Teklu, 2012. Dual Porosity Compositional Simulation with Aspahltene Deposition during CO2 Flooding. Final project for PEGN 699A - Independent Study, with Dr. Hossein Kazemi.

      Tadesse Weldu Teklu, Waleed Alameri, John Akinboyewa, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, and Ali M. AlSumaiti, 2013. Numerical Simulation of Polymer Augmented Waterflooding in Heterogeneous Reservoirs. SPE 164199, prepared for presentation at the SPE Middle East Oil and Gas Show and Exhibition to be held in Manama, Bahrain, 10-13 March 2013.

      Teklu, T. W., Alharthy, N., Kazemi, H., Yin, X., Graves, R., and AlSumaiti, A., 2014. Phase Behavior and Minimum Miscibility Pressure in Nanopores. SPE Res Eval & Eng, 17(03), 396-403, SPE 168865- PA.

      Alharthy N., Nguyen T. N., Teklu T. W., Kazemi H., and Graves R. M., 2013. Multiphase Compositional Modeling in Small-Scale Pores of Unconventional Shale Reservoirs. SPE 166306, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 30 Sep – 2 Oct. (approved for 2015 SPE Res Eval & Eng publication).

      Teklu, T. W., Alharthy, N., Alameri W., Kazemi, H., Graves, R., 2015. Matrix-fracture Interface Cleanup in Unconventional Shale Reservoirs. SPE 175416, prepared for presentation at the SPE Kuwait Oil & Gas Show and Conference, 11–14 October 2015, Mishref, Kuwait.

      Alharthy, N., Teklu, T., Kazemi, H., Graves, R., Hawthorne, S., Braunbeger, and Kurtoglu, B., 2015. Enhanced Oil Recovery in Liquid-Rich Shale Reservoirs: Laboratory to Field. SPE-175034-MS, prepared for presentation at Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, 28–30 September, Houston, Texas, USA.

      Teklu, T. W., Alameri W., Kazemi, H., Graves, R., 2015. Contact Angle Measurements on Conventional and Unconventional Reservoir Cores. Presented at the Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 20-22 July 2015. URTeC 2153996. (in review of Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering).

      Alameri W., Teklu T. W., Graves R. M., Kazemi H., AlSumaiti A. M., 2015. Experimental and Numerical Modeling of Low-Salinity Waterflood in a Low Permeability Carbonate Reservoir. SPE 174001, presented at the SPE Western Regional Meeting held in Garden Grove, California, USA, 27–30 April. 

      Teklu, T. W., Alameri, W., Kazemi, H., Graves, R. M., and AlSumaiti, A. M., 2015. Low-salinity-water–surfactant–CO2 EOR: Theory and Experiments. EAGE 23179, presented at the 18th European Symposium on Improved Oil Recovery conference, Dresden, Germany, April 14 - 16.

      Teklu T. W., Alameri W., Graves R. M., Kazemi H., AlSumaiti A. M., 2016. Low-salinity water Alternating CO2 EOR. In Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering.

      Teklu T. W., Alharthy, N., Alameri W., Kazemi H., Graves R. M, 2016. Matrix-Fracture Interface Cleanup Method for Tight Sandstone, Carbonate, and Shale Reservoirs. (Abstract submitted for 2016 SPE conference in Australia).

      Teklu, T. W., Alharthy, N., Kazemi, H., Yin, X., Graves, R., and AlSumaiti, A. 2013. Minimum Miscibility Pressure in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs. URTeC 1589572. Presented at Unconventional Resources Technology Conference, Denver, Colorado, August 12-14.

      Alharthy N., Nguyen T. N., Teklu T. W., Kazemi H., and Graves R. M., 2013. Multiphase Compositional Modeling in Small-Scale Pores of Unconventional Shale Reservoirs. SPE 166306, presented at SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, New Orleans, Louisiana, 30 Sep – 2 Oct.

      Alharthy N., Teklu T. W., AlSumaiti, A., Nguyen T. N., Kazemi H., and Graves R. M., 2013. Flow Dynamics in Unconventional Shale Reservoirs Incorporating Pore Scale Physics. ADIPEC-340, presented at the ADIPEC 2013 Technical Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 10 – 13.

      Teklu, T. W., Alharthy, N., Kazemi, H., Yin, X., Graves, R., and AlSumaiti, A., 2014. Phase Behavior and Minimum Miscibility Pressure in Nanopores. SPE Res Eval & Eng, approved for publication. SPE 168865-PA. Also Presented in ADNOC Research and Academic Conference (ADRAC) 2014, Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 23 - 27.

      Teklu, T. W., Alharthy, N., Kazemi, H., Yin, X., Graves, R., 2014. Hydrocarbon and Non-hydrocarbon Gas Miscibility with Light Oil in Shale Reservoirs. SPE 169123, to be presented at the SPE Improved Oil Recovery Symposium, Tulsa, Oklahoma, April 12-16.

      Teklu, T. W., Alharthy, N., Kazemi, H., Yin, X., Graves, R., 2014. Vanishing Interfacial Tension Algorithm for MMP Determination in Unconventional Reservoirs. SPE 169517, to be presented at the SPE Western North American and Rocky Mountain Joint Regional Meeting, Denver, Colorado, 16–­18 April. 

      Teklu, T. W., 2015. Experimental and Numerical Study of Carbon Dioxide Injection Enhanced Oil Recovery in Low-Permeability Reservoirs. PhD Dissertation, Petroleum Engineering, Colorado School of Mines. 

   Patents:

      Serial No. 14/626,362 (Attorney File No. 4843-107). Tedesse Weldu Teklu, Waleed Salem AlAmeri, Ramona M. Graves, Hossein Kazemi, Ali M. AlSumaiti. NEW ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY PROCESS TO INJECT LOW SALINITY WATER AND GAS IN CARBONATE RESERVOIRS. Pending.

      Serial No. 14/635,609 (Attorney File No. 4843-106). Waleed Salem AlAmeri, Tedesse Weldu Teklu, Ramona M. Graves, Hossein Kazemi, Ali M. AlSumaiti. NEW ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY PROCESS TO INJECT SURFACTANT-AUGMENTED LOW-SALINITY WATER IN OIL-WET CARBONATE RESERVOIRS. Pending.

      Serial No. 14/643,523 (Attorney File No. 4843-110). Tedesse Weldu Teklu, Waleed Salem AlAmeri, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves, Ali M. AlSumaiti. NEW ENHANCED OIL RECOVERY PROCESS TO INJECT LOW-SALINITY WATER ALTERNATING SURFACTANT-AUGMENTED LOW-SALINITY WATER AND GAS IN OIL-WET CARBONATE RESERVOIRS. Pending.

      Tedesse Weldu Teklu, Najeeb Alharthy, Waleed AlAmeri, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves.  Matrix-Fracture Interface Cleanup Protocol for Tight Sandstone and Carbonate Reservoirs. Pending.

      Najeeb Alharthy, Tedesse Weldu Teklu, Waleed AlAmeri, Hossein Kazemi, Ramona M. Graves.  AN EOR PROTOCOL FOR LIQUID-RICH SHALE RESERVOIRS. Pending.

    Integrated Carbonate Reservoir Characterization (Sarg, Steuber):

      Oral presentation at GEO2014, Bahrain, in March, 2014, New Approach to Quantitative Pore Architecture in Microporous Lime Mud-rich Carbonate Rocks – Implications for Fluid Flow, (T.D. Jobe,  J.F. Sarg,  T. Steuber,  H. Shebl ).

      Two oral presentations at ADNOC R&D ARDAC Conference in Abu Dhabi in February 2014, (1) Pore Architecture Characterization of a Basinal Tight Carbonate: an example from an Aptian Reservoir in the Bab Basin of the Middle East (M. E. Alsuwaidi, J.F. Sarg, T. Steuber , H. Kazemi, M. Moge), and (2) High-resolution intra- and interfield chemostratigraphic records from the Aptian Bab Basin on the Arabian Platform (M. E. Alsuwaidi, T.D. Jobe , J.F. Sarg, T. Steuber, H. Shebl).  Both of these were also presented as posters at GEO2014, Bahrain, in March, 2014.

       Manuscript submitted to AAPG Bulletin and in revision, 2016: “Capturing the ‘blue haze’: Microporosity quantification and evaluation of mudstones and wackestones using QEMSCAN technology".

       Manuscript in revision, 2016: Regional High Resolution Chemostratigraphic Correlation of Aptian Aged Carbonates from an Intrashelf Basin, Abu Dhabi, UAE (Jobe, Al Suwaidi, Steuber, and Sarg).

       Jobe, T. D., and J. F. Sarg, 2015, Microporosity characterization of mud-rich carbonate rocks, in  World Scientific Series in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 10, Pore Scale Phenomena Frontiers in Energy and Environment, J. Poate, T. Illangasekare, H. Kazemi and R. Kee eds., 2015, p. 67-90.

       Manuscript submitted to joint CSPG-SEPM special publication in memory of Dr. Eric Mountjoy. Publication expected in 2016. Title: Reservoir Characterization in Carbonate Mudrocks – The Unconventional Conventional – The Next Generation Carbonate Reservoir (Authors: Sarg, Jobe, Al Suwaidi, and Franklin).

       Abstract accepted to AAPG International Meeting, Barcelona, 2016. Title: Oxygen Stable Isotopes Help Explain Distinctive Pore Architecture in a Tight Carbonate Reservoir Rock (Authors: Al Suwaidi, Sarg, Steuber, Morad, and Humphrey).

Collaborative Research Partnership 2: Upstream Materials and Equipment Engineering

Damage Diagnosis and Structural Integrity Evaluation of Pipelines and Infrastructural Systems (Zhang, Seibi, Mishra):    

      Zhang, R. and A. Seibi (2010)  "Impace-echo nondestructive testing and evaluation with Hilbert-Huang transform," International Journal of Mechanics, Vol. 4, No. 4, 105-112.

      Zhang, R., R. Snieder, L. Gargab and A. Seibi (2011)  "Modeling of seismic wave motion in hight-rise buildings," Probabilistic Engineering for Mechanics, 26(4), 520-527.

      Zhang, R. (2011)  "Advanced Data Analysis for Geological and Engineering Hazard Study," International Journal of Geology, 2(3), 27-37.

      S.M Bhola, R. Bhola, L. Jain, B. Mishra and D. L. Olson, “Electrochemical Evaluation of Corrosion of Mild Steel in Ethanolic Solutions”, Rev. QNDE, Vol.29, pp., AIP, Melville, NY, (2010).

      S.M. Bhola, R. Bhola, L. Jain, B. Mishra and D.L. Olson, “Corrosion Behavior of Mild Carbon Steel in Ethanolic Solutions”, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. doi: 10.1007/s11665-010-9692-3 

      Zhang, R. (2012) “Re-examination of Thickness-Resonance-Frequency Formula for Structural Integrity Appraisal and Damage Diagnosis,” Advances in Adaptive Data Analysis, Vol. 4, pp 1-9.

      Zhang, R. and Alamin A. (2013) “Synthesis of acoustic-emission wave propagation in multi-layer media,” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. Vols. 321-324, pp 1321-1330. (doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.321-324.1321).

      Alamin A. and Zhang, R. (2014) “Modeling of acoustic-emission wave propagation in multi-layer media,” Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 101-124 (http://www.imbm.bas.bg/tm/jtam/index.html).

      Zhao, G., Z. Ma, R. Zhang and Z. Lu (2014) “Optimization of supporting plans for the quick-return tunnel in an extremely thick and fracture developing coal seam,” Electronic Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, Vol. 19, Bundle A, pp. 175-184 (http://www.ejge.com/2014/JourTOC19A.htm).

      Zhang, R. (2014) “Acoustic-emission wave response to a dislocation source in layered media" Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 598, pp 135-140 (doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.598.135)

      Zhang, R., F. Sawaged and L. Gargab (2014) “System identification of building structures with continuous modeling” WSEAS Transactions on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics. ISSN / E-ISSN: 1991-8747 / 2224-3429, Volume 9, 2014, Art. #30, pp. 308-316.

      F. Al-Abbas, A. Bajvani, A. Kakpovbia, B. Mishra, D. Olson, J. Spear, and T. AlGhamdi," The Influence of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria Metabolic Reactions on the Corrosion Behavior of API-5L X65 Carbon Steel Pipeline" MS&T 2011, October 2011, Columbus, OH.

      F. Al-Abbas, A. Bajvani, D. Olson, B. Mishra, A. Kakpovbia and J. Spear, “The Role of Bacterial Attachment to Metal Substrate and Its Effects on Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) in Transporting Hydrocarbon Pipelines”  MS&T 2011, October 2011, Columbus, OH.

      F. Al-Abbas, D. Olson, B. Mishra, J. Spear and A. Kakpovbia “Utilization of Nondestructive Electrochemical Techniques in Characterizing Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) of API-5l X65 Carbon Linepipe Steel: Laboratory Study” QNDE 2011, Burlington, VT

      F.M. Al-Abbas, A.E. Kakpovbia, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra and J.R. Spear, ‘ Bacterial Attachment to Metal Substrate and Its Effects On Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) In Hydrocarbon Transporting Pipelines” Pipeline Operations & Integrity Management Conference 2012, Bahrain.

      F.M. Al-Abbas, A.E. Kakpovbia, T.A. Al-Ghamdi, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra and J.R. Spear, “Effects of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria (SRB) on the Corrosion of Carbon Steel Pipeline” 14th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition, 2012, Bahrain.

      A. Bajvani, B. Mishra, D. Olson “Effect of temperature on the loss of ductility of S-135 grade drill pipe steel and characterization of corrosion products in CO2 containing environments” DOI 10.1007/s11661-011-0777-x, Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A.

      A. Bajvani, Faisal Al-Abbas, B. Mishra, D. Olson “Stress Corrosion Cracking Observation in API S-135 Grade Drill Pipe Steel at 125-175 ï‚°C in CO2 Containing Environment”, MS&T 2011 Columbus, Ohio USA.

      A. Bajvani, B. Mishra, D. Olson “Effect of temperature on the loss of ductility of  S-135 grade drill pipe steel and characteristics of corrosion products in CO2 containing environment”, TMS 2011, San Diego, CA, USA.

      A. Bajvani, Shaily M. Bhola, B. Mishra, D. Olson “Evaluation of Stress Corrosion Cracking Susceptibility of Drill Pipe Steels in CO2 Saturated Aqueous Solutions”, TMS 2010, Seattle, WA, USA.

      A. Bajvani, Faisal Al-Abbas, B. Mishra, D. Olson “Effects of temperature and carbon dioxide partial pressure on the SCC susceptibility of HSLA tempered martensite tubular steels used in downhole environment” NACE 2012, Salt Lake city, UT, USA.

      A. Bajvani, F. Al-Abbas, B. Mishra, D. Olson, “Electrochemical investigation of the evolution of interfacial atomic processes for downhole tubular steels in CO2 saturated environment”,  NACE 2012, Salt Lake city, UT, USA.

      F. Al-Abbas, A. Bajvani B. Mishra, D. Olson, “Effects of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria on the Corrosion of X-65 Carbon steel pipeline” NACE 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

      H. H. Almahamedh, C. Williamson, J.R. Spear, B. Mishra and D.L. Olson, “Characterization of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion of Carbon Pipeline Steels Using Advanced Analytical Techniques,” in Proc. SIIC 2008, UK (2008), pp. 55-62, Saudi International Conference, June 9-10, 2008, University of Leeds, U. K.

      S. M. Bhola, H. H. Obaid, J. R. Spear, B. Mishra, D. L. Olson, “Characterization of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Carbon Linepipe Steel by Electrochemical Techniques”, Proc. NACE 2009, paper # 09397, (2009).

      H.H. Obaid, S. Bhola, C. Williamson, J. Spear, B. Mishra, and D Olson, “Characterization and Mechanistic Interpretation of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion of Oil linepipe Steels using RNA Gene Sequencing” Proc. NACE 2009, paper # 09396, (2009).

      L. Jain, C. Williamson, S. Bhola, R. Bhola, J. Spear, B. Mishra, D.L. Olson, and R. Kane, “ Microbiological and Electrochemical Evaluation of Corrosion and Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion of Steel in Ethanol Fuel Environments. NACE Corrosion 2010, San Antonio,Texas, USA, Paper no. 10070.

      H. Almahamedh, C. Williamson, J. Spear, S. Bhola, B. Mishra and D. L. Olson, “Characterization of Microbes Influenced Corrosion of Oil Linepipe Steels Using rRNA Gene Sequencing”, Proc. Symposium: Corrosion and Corrosion Protection of Materials in Oil and Gas Industry, Mat. Sci. and Tech. Houston, TX, October 17, 2010, pp 1-12 (2010).

      M.S. Heilig, B. Mishra, M. Marya, D.L. Olson, “Development of High  Interstitial   Stainless Steels for Down-Hole Drilling Applications”, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Processing Materials for Properties, TMS, Warrendale, PA,  Proceedings of  TMS PMP-III Conference,  pp 1- 7, Bangkok, Thailand, December 2008.

      Zhang, R., L. Olson, A. Seibi, A. Helal, A. Khalil and M. Rahim (2010)  "Improved impact-echo approach for non-destructive testing and evaluation,"  Advances in Sensors, Signals, and Materials (Frazao, ed.), WSEAS Presss (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society), 139-144.  ISBN: 978-960-474-248-6.

      Zhang, R., S. Al Hilali, A. Abdulla, and M. Al Kurbi (2011)  "A Wave-based Approach for Seismic Response Analyses of High-Rise Buildings," Proceedings of the Symposium (International Union for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics), Vol. 29, Nonlinear Stochastic Dynamics and Control (Zhu, Lin and Cai, eds.), IUTAM BOOKSERIES, Vol. 29, 315-325, ISBN:  978-94-007-0731-3, Springer Science + Business Media, B.V., 2011.

      Gargab, L. and R. Zhang (2011)  "Wave-based modeling and identification of high-rise building structures, Proceedings of 2011 Engineering Mechanics Institute Annual Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, June 2-4, 2011.

      Alamin, A. and R. Zhang (2011) "Modeling of acoustic-emission wave propagation in layered media," Proceedings of Sixth M.I.T. Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics -- Focus: Advances in Solids & Structures; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 15-17, 2011.

      Zhang, R. (2011) "Impact-echo nondestructive testing and evaluation with Hilbert-Huang transform,"  Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Hilbert-Huang Transformations:  Theory and Applications, Qingdao, China, June 20-24, 2011.

      Zhang, R. and L. Gargab (2011)  "System identification with generalized impulse and frequency response function,"  Proceedings of The 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford University, California, September 13-15, 2011.

      Zhang, R. and L. Gargab (2012) “A computational model for stochastic wave propagation in long structures,” Proceedings of The 10th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, São Paulo, Brazil, 8 -13 July 2012.

      Edme M. and R. Zhang (2012) “Impact-echo non-destructive testing and evaluation with time-frequency data process and analysis, Proceedings of The 31st IASTED Asian Conference on Modelling, Identification, and Control, Phuket, Thailand, April 2-4, 2012.

      Zhang, R. and L. Gargab (2012) “Response Characterization and System Identification of High-rise Buildings with Continuous-Discrete Modeling,” in Wave Propagation edited by L. Rocha and M. Gomes,  Academy Publish, pp 482-508, November, 2012 (ISBN: 978-0-9835850-0-X, http://www.academypublish.org/papers/draft/draftwave.pdf)

      Zhang, R. and L. Gargab (2013) “System identification of multi-story buildings with a pair of seismic recordings,” IABSE Workshop on Safety, Failures and Robustness of Large Structures, pp. 268-275, Helsinki, Finland,  February 14 -15, 2013.

      Zhang, R. and Alamin A. (2013) “Synthesis of acoustic-emission wave propagation in multi-layer media,” Invited speech in 2013 International Conference on Mechatronics and Industrial Informatics, Guangzhou, China on March 13-14, 2013.

      Zhang, R. and L. Gargab (2013) “Parametric identification of building structures with seismic recordings,” Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, Cape Town, South Africa, September 2-4, 2013.

      Zhang, R. (2013) “System identification of shear-deformation buildings with continuous-discrete modeling,” in Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure, (Eds. Y.L. Xu et al.), 10 pages in CD-ROM and one page (470) in Hardback, ISBN 978-962-367-4.

      Zhang, R. and L. Gargab (2014) “Response features and parametric identification of shear-deformation buildings with continuous-discrete modeling,” Engineering Structures, Vol. 59 pp. 375-385 (http://authors.elsevier.com/offprints/JEST4678/b62260f809e74937ee68a4c57aa3cbca).

      Zhang, R. (2014) “Modeling of wave response to acoustic emission dislocation source in layered materials”, p. 159 in Book of Abstract: Fourteenth Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics (ed. R. Bustamante) and 6-page in CD. 

      Zhang, R., F. Sawaged and L. Gargab (2014) “System identification of building structures with continuous modeling” International Conference on Structural Engineering, Construction and Management, April 8-9, 2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. 

      Zhang, R. and A. Alamin (2014) “Computational modeling for acoustic wave propagation in a layered media,” Advances in Applied and Pure Mathematics (ed. Jerzy Balicki) pp. 61-66.

      Zhang, R. and A. Alamin (2014) “Modeling of wave response to time-dependent dislocation source in layered media,” Procedia Materials Science – 20th European Conference on Fracture, Vol. 3, pp. 2077-2086 (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/22118128/3)

      Zhang, R.C. (2014) “Seismic shear-motion features and parametric identification of multi-story buildings,” 10th U.S. National Conference on Earthquake Engineering — Frontier of Earthquake Engineering, July 21-25 2014 (Paper No. 249) Anchorage, Alaska.

Minimizing Corrosion of Petroleum Production Equipment by Hydrogen Sulfide and Carbon Dioxide (Mishra, Mittal) and Preparation of Controlled Release Anti-Corrosion Pigments for Gas Pipelines and Storage Tanks/Corrosion Behavior of Expanded Tubes in Harsh Environments (Mishra, Mittal): 

      Vikas Mittal, A. U. Chaudhry, M. I. Khan, "Comparison of Anticorrosion Performance of Polyaniline Modified Ferrites," In Press Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology.

      A.C. Seibi, P. Rostron, A. Elramady, B. Mishra, O. Al Nazer and S. Al Ameri, "Effect of Radial Expansion of Cr-Mo Steel Tubes on their Corrosion Behavior in Sea Water", Materials Sciences & Application, Vol. 3(9), pp. 587-595, [2012].

      A.B. Gavanluei, B. Mishra, and D.L. Olson “Effect of Temperature on the Loss of Ductility of S-135 Grade Drill Pipe Steel and Characterization of Corrosion Products in CO2 Environments” Met. Trans. A, 43 (8) pp. 2850-2856, (2012). 

      A.B. Gavanluei, F. Al-Abbas, A. Elramady, B. Mishra, D.L. Olson, “Electrochemical Investigation of the Evolution of Interfacial Electrodic Processes For Downhole Tubular Steels In CO2 Saturated Environments”, NACE 2012, Proceedings.

      A. Bajvani, B. Mishra & D.L. Olson, “Stress Corrosion Cracking Evolution of Low Alloy Downhole Tubular Steel in CO2 Containing Environment at 1750C”, Proc. NACE 2013.

      A. Alamin and R. Zhang (2012) “Modeling of acoustic-emission wave propagation in layered media,” Proceedings of International Scientific Conference on Mechanics, Sofia, Bulgaria, November 19-22, 2012.

      A. U. Chaudhry, R. Bhola, V. Mittal and B. Mishra, "Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 as potential candidate inhibitor for API 5L X80 steel in acidic environment", Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 9 (2014) 4478 - 4492.

      S.M. Bhola, F.M. Alabbas, R. Bhola, J.R. Spear, B. Mishra, D.L. Olson and A.E. Kakpovbia, 'Neem extract as an inhibitor for bio-corrosion influenced by sulfate reducing bacteria: A preliminary investigation’, Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol.  36, pp. 92-103 (2013). 

      A. Bajvani, B. Mishra and D.L. Olson, ‘Corrosion Rate Measurement of a Downhole Tubular Steel at Different CO2 Partial Pressures and Temperatures and Calculation of the Activation Energy of the Corrosion Process’, Proc. NACE Annual Conf., Paper # 2298, pp. 1-13, [ 2013]

      A. Bajvani, B. Mishra and D.L. Olson, ‘Stress Corrosion Cracking Evolution of Low Alloy Downhole Tubular Steel in CO2 Containing Environment at 175 °C’,  Proc. NACE Annual Conf., Paper # 2418, pp. 1-14, [2013]

      F.M. Al Abbas, C. Williamson, S.M. Bhola, J.R. Spear, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra and A. Kakpovbia , “Influence of Sulfate Reducing Bacterial Biofilm on Corrosion Behavior of Low-Alloy, High-Strength Steel (API-5L X80)”, J. of Intl. Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, Vol. 78, pp. 34-42, (2013).

      F.M. Al Abbas, J.R. Spear, A. Kakpovbia, N. M. Balhareth, D.L. Olson and B. Mishra, "Bacterial attachment to metal substrate and its effects on microbiologically-influenced corrosion in transporting hydrocarbon pipelines’, Journal of Pipeline Engineering, Vol  11(1), pp. 63-72, (2013).

      F.M. Al Abbas, A. Kakpovbia, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra and J.R. Spear, ’The Role of Bacterial Attachment to Metal Substrate and Its Effects on Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) in Transporting Hydrocarbon Pipelines’,  Biomaterials Science: Processing, Properties and Applications II: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 237 (eds. R. Narayan, S. Bose and A. Bandyopadhyay), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118511466.ch14.

      F.M. Al Abbas, S.M. Bhola, J.R. Spear, D.L. Olson and B. Mishra, “The Shielding Effect of Wild Type Iron Reducing Bacterial Flora on The Corrosion of Linepipe Steel”, Engineering Failure Analysis, Vol. 33, pp. 222-235 (2013)

      F.M. Al Abbas, R. Bhola, J.R. Spear, D.L. Olson, and B. Mishra, ‘Electrochemical Characterization of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion on Linepipe Steel Exposed to Facultative Anaerobic Desulfovibrio sp.’ Int. J. Electrochem. Sci 8, pp. 859-871, (2013).

      F. M. Al Abbas, C. Williamson, S.M. Bhola, J.R. Spear, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra and A. Kakpovbia, ‘Microbial Corrosion in Linepipe Steel under the influence of Sulfate reducing bacterial consortium isolated from an oil field’, J. of Materials Engineering and Performance, Vol 22(7),  DOI :10.1007/s11665-013-0627-7, (2013).

      F.M. AlAbbas, C. Williamson, J.R. Spear, A. Kakpovbia, D.Olson and B. Mishra, “Characterization of Microbial Communities Associated With Crude Oil Pipelines Corrosion Products,” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol 2, (eds. George Sorial and Jihua Hong),  American Science Press, Houston, USA, pp. 229-235, ISBN: 9780976885344, (2013).

      Faisal M. AlAbbas, John R. Spear, Anthony Kakpovbia, David L Olson, and Brajendra Mishra, “Iron Reducing Bacteria Influence on the Corrosion of API 5LX52 Linepipe Steel,  Environmental Science and Technology, Vol 2, (eds. George Sorial and Jihua Hong),  American Science Press, Houston, USA, pp. 235-142, ISBN: 9780976885344, (2013).

      Faisal M. AlAbbas, Anthony E. Kakpovbia, John R. Spear, David L Olson, Brajendra Mishra, “Enhancement of Sulfate Reducing Bacteria (SRB) Influenced Corrosion in Presence of Static Magnetic Fields,” 15th Middle East Corrosion Conference 2013, Bahrain, [2013]

      Faisal M. AlAbbas, Anthony E. Kakpovbia, John R. Spear, David L Olson, Brajendra Mishra, “Biodiversity Associated With Sweet Crude and Seawater Injection Systems: Implication for Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion,” 15th Middle East Corrosion Conference 2013, Bahrain, [2013]

      F.M. Al Abbas, C. Williamson, S.M. Bhola, J.R. Spear, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra and A. Kakpovbia, “Microbial Corrosion in Linepipe Steel under the influence of Sulfate reducing bacterial consortium isolated from an oil field”, Journal of Corrosion Science, (manuscript under review).

      F.M. Al Abbas, C. Williamson, S.M. Bhola, J.R. Spear, D.L. Olson, B. Mishra, “The Shielding Effect of Wild Type Iron Reducing Bacterial Flora on The Corrosion of Linepipe Steel”, Metal and Materials International, (manuscript under review).

      Alyaa Elramady, Faisal M. AlAbbas,  David L Olson, Brajendra Mishra, “The Effect of Plastic Deformations on the Corrosion susceptibility of Casing and Tubing Steels in Synthetic Formation Water and Sweet Environments,” Submitted to CORROSION/2014, (NACE, Houston, TX, 2014)

      F. M. AlAbbas,  D.L Olson, B. Mishra, “The Corrosivity of Linepipe Mild Steel in an Environment Containing Microbes Cultivated From an Oil Reservoir,” TMS 2014, San Diego, CA, Feb. 16-19, 2014.

      A. Chaudhry, V. Mittal, B. Mishra, "Nano nickel ferrite as anti-corrosion pigment for API 5L X80 steel: An Electrochemical study in acidic and saline media," Dyes and Pigments 118, 18-26.

      Effect of graphene oxide nanoplatelets on electrochemical properties of steel substrate in saline media. Accepted and Revision is Under Review in Materials chemistry and Physics.

      Characterization, anticorrosion properties and protection of composites of Polyaniline and nano thermally reduced graphene oxide in process of submission.

      Graphene as a corrosion inhibiting and promoting additive in coatings for carbon steel in process of submission.

      Evaluation of nano-nickel zinc ferrites (Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4) as anti-corrosion pigment for API 5L X-80 steel in process of submission.

      Inhibition and promotion of electrochemical reactions by graphene in organic coatings. Communication Under revision in RSC Advances.

      Impedance Response of Nanocomposite Coatings Comprising Polyvinyl Butyral and Haydale's Plasma Processed Graphene in 4% NaCl. AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra. (2016), Corrosion Science. Under review.

      Polyaniline-Graphene Composite Nanoparticle Pigments for Anti-Corrosion Coatings AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2016), Progress in Organic Coating. Under review.

      Inhibition and promotion of electrochemical reactions by graphene in organic coatings AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2015). RSC Advances, 5: 80365-80368.

      Effect of graphene oxide nanoplatelets on electrochemical properties of steel substrate in saline media. AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2015), Materials Chemistry and Physics. 163: 130-137.

      Evaluation of inverse spinel Ni0.5Zn0.5Fe2O4 nanoparticles as electrochemically active anti-corrosion pigment in polymeric coatings for API 5L X-80 steel. AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2016), Corrosion. Submitted.

      Evaluation of nano-nickel iron oxide as corrosion inhibitor additive for polymer coating: Effect of metallic cations on carbon steel in aqueous NaCl solution. AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2016), Corrosion Science and Technology (Korea Journal). Accepted.

      Ni0. 5Zn0. 5Fe2O4 as a Potential Corrosion Inhibitor for API 5L X80 Steel in Acidic Environment. AU Chaudhry, Rahul Bhola, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2014), Int. Journal of  Electrochemical Science, 9 (2014) 4478-4492. 

      Nano nickel ferrite (NiFe2O4) as anti-corrosion pigment for API 5L X-80 steel: An electrochemical study in acidic and saline media. AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra. Dyes and Pigments, 118 (2015) 18-26. 

      Self Healing ability of Poly o-anisidine doped  with different keggab ions in polyvinyl butyral. AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2016),Work in progress.

      Enhanced barrier properties of polymer/Haydale's plasma processed graphene nano-composite coatings  AU Chaudhry, Vikas Mittal, Brajendra Mishra (2016) Poster, CORROSION , Abstract Accepted at NACE will be held in Canada (March 2016).

    Superior Polyamide Blends as Exceptional Piping Materials (Dorgan and Mittal):

      Biorenewable blends of polyamide-4,10 and polyamide-6,10. Christopher S. Moran, Agathe Barthelon, Andrew Pearsall, Vikas Mittal, John R. Dorgan. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. In Press (2016) DOI: 10.1002/app.43626.

      Blends of Biorenewable Polyamide-11 and Polyamide-6,10, David A. Ruehle, Clay Perbix, Monica Castañeda, John R. Dorgan, Vikas Mittal, Peter Halley, Darren Martin, Polymer  DOI: 10.1002/pen.23692 (2013).

      Renewable Polymers in Hydraulic Fracturing Applications, John R. Dorgan, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Denver, Colorado March (2015).

  Patents:

      Blends of biorenewable polyamides and methods of making the same USP 9,290,658, Issued March 22, 2016.

Collaborative Research Partnership 3: Chemical Processing

    Desalination by Hydrate Nucleation and Growth (Koh, Sum, Sloan, Peters, Economou)

      Khan, M. N., Rovetto, L. J., Peters, C. J., Sloan, E. D., Sum, A. K., & Koh, C. A. (2014). Effect of Hydrogen-to-Methane Concentration Ratio on the Phase Equilibria of Quaternary Hydrate Systems. Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 60(2), 418-423.

      Yuuki Matsumoto, R Gary Grim, Naveed M Khan, Takeshi Sugahara, Kazunari Ohgaki, E Dendy Sloan, Carolyn A Koh, Amadeu K Sum ,hydrates, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118 (7), 3783-3788.

      Khan, M. Naveed, et al. "Vapor-Liquid Equilibria Predictions of Carbon Dioxide+ Hydrogen Sulfide Mixtures using the CPA, SRK, PR, SAFT, and PC-SAFT Equations of State." Acid Gas Extraction for Disposal and Related Topics (2016): 183-189.

      M. Naveed KHAN, Pramod Warrier, Cor J. PETERS, Carolyn Koh, Mean Activity Coefficient of Electrolytes: A Critical Evaluation of Four Physical Models, (2016- Journal of Natural Gas Engineering, Accepted).

      M. Naveed KHAN, Pramod WARRIER, Cor J. PETERS Carolyn A. KOH, Review of Vapor-Liquid Equilibria of Hydrate Formers and Phase Equilibria of Gas Hydrates, Journal of Natural Gas Engineering-Submitted.

      Erika Brown, M. Naveed KHAN, Davi Salmin ,Carolyn A. KOH, Cyclopentane Hydrate Phase Equilibrium Predictions and Cohesion Measurements, Journal of Natural Gas Engineering, Submitted.

      M. Naveed KHAN, Cor J. PETERS, E.Dendy SLOAN, Amadeu K. SUM, Carolyn A. KOH, Gas Hydrate Formation and Application in Seawater Desalination, International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH8), July (2014).

      H. Xu , M.Naveed KHAN, Cor J. PETERS, E.Dendy SLOAN, Amadeu K. SUM, Carolyn A. KOH, Hydrate Desalination using Cyclopentane Hydrates at Atmospheric Pressure, International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH8), July (2014).

      M.Naveed KHAN, L.J.Rovetto, Cor J. PETERS, E.Dendy SLOAN, Amadeu K. SUM, Carolyn A. KOH, Effect of Hydrogen to Methane Concentration Ratio on the Phase equilibria and Cage Occupancies of Quaternary Hydrate Systems, International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH8), July (2014).

      Yuuki Matsumoto, R Gary Grim, Naveed M Khan, Takeshi Sugahara, Kazunari Ohgaki, E Dendy Sloan, Carolyn A Koh, Amadeu K Sum, Investigating the Thermodynamic Properties of Gas Hydrates Including Hydrogen and Methane, International Conference on Gas Hydrates (ICGH8), July (2014).

      M. Naveed KHAN, Pramod Warrier, Cor J. PETERS Carolyn A. KOH , Gas Hydrate Phase Equilibrium Predictions for Cyclopentane Containing Gas Mixtures with Optimized Kihara Parameters, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March (2015).

      Pramod Warrier, M. Naveed Khan, Zachary T. Ward, Carolyn A. Koh ,Phase Equilibria And Characterization of Cyclopentane-Methane Binary Hydrates, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March (2015).

      Carolyn A. Koh , M. Naveed Khan, Pramod Warrier , Molecular studies of Gas Clathrate Hydrates: Review of Hydrogen Hydrates State-of-the-Art, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March (2015).

      M. Naveed KHAN, Pramod WARRIER, Cor J. PETERS Carolyn A. KOH, Vapor-Liquid Equilibria Predictions of Carbon Dioxide + Hydrogen Sulfide Mixtures using CPA, SRK,  PR, SAFT, and PC-SAFT  Equations of State , Acid Gas Injection Symposium V, Calgary, Canada, (2015).

      M. Naveed KHAN, Pramod WARRIER, Cor J. PETERS Carolyn A. KOH, A New Association Equation of State for Hydrate Phase Equilibria Calculation , AIChE, April (2015).

      M. Naveed KHAN, Cor J. PETERS , Carolyn A. KOH, Advancements in Phase Equilibria Predictions and Modeling of Gas Hydrates, 19th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June (2015)

      M. Naveed KHAN, Cor J. PETERS , Carolyn A. KOH, Seawater Desalination using Gas Hydrates, 19th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June (2015)

      M. Naveed KHAN, Pramod WARRIER, Cor J. PETERS Carolyn A. KOH, Gas Hydrate Phase Equilibria Predictions for Inhibited Systems Including Salts and Organic Inhibitors , 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Calgary, Canada, October (2015).

      Erika Brown, M. Naveed Khan, Davi Salmin, Carolyn A. Koh, Cyclopentane Hydrate Cohesion Measurements And Phase Equilibrium Predictions , 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Calgary, Canada, October (2015).

      Reza Haghbakhsh, Muhammad Naveed Khan, Morten Konttorp, Sona Raeissi, Cor J. Peters and John O'Connell, Derivative Properties from High Precision Equations of State, 19th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June (2015).

      Cor J. Peters, Muhammad Naveed Khan and Khalik Mohamed Sabil, Gas Hydrate Phase Behavior in Presence of Organics and Electrolytes , 19th Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, Boulder, CO, June (2015).

      M. Naveed KHAN, Zachary Ward, Hao Qin, Md Noor Arifin, Cor J. PETERS , Carolyn A. KOH, Advancements in Hydrate Phase Equilibria and Fluid Phase Model Development, Gordon Research Conference/Seminar, March (2016).

    Pyrolysis Reactions of Butene Isomers at Low Temperatures (Dean, Wang)

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Ab Initio Study of the Influence of Resonance Stabilization on the Ring Closure Reactions of Hydrocarbon Radicals” (Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, Accepted, DOI: 10.1039/C5CP06994G).

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Fundamentally-Based Kinetic Model for Propene Pyrolysis”. Combust. Flame, 2015, 162(12):4456–4470.

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Reactivity-Structure Based Rate Estimation Rules for Alkyl Radical H-atom Shift and Alkenyl Radical Cyclization Reactions”. J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119(28): 7205–7221.

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Reactions of Resonantly-Stabilized Free Radicals that Impact Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics”. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17, 6255–6273.

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “The Impact of Resonance Stabilization on the Intramolecular H-atom Shift Reactions of Hydrocarbon Radicals”. ChemPhysChem, 2015, 16(12): 2635–2645.

       Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study of 1- and 2-Butene Pyrolysis” (in preparation).

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics in Isobutene Pyrolysis” (in preparation).

      Saldana M., Bogin G., Wang K., and Dean A. M., “Comparative Chemical Kinetic Analysis of Ethane Pyrolysis over an Extended Pressure Range” (in preparation).

      Wang K., Villano S. M., and Dean A. M., “Unravelling molecular weight growth kinetics in alkane pyrolysis through improved fundamental understanding of the olefin reactions subset”, invited review, Prog. Energy. Combust. Sci. (IF=21.043) (in preparation).

      Invited Talk. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), “Development of Detailed Kinetic Mechanism for Olefin Pyrolysis”, 2015, Dept. of Chemical Engineering

      Invited Talk. Stanford University, “Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics in Olefin Pyrolysis”, 2015, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

      Invited Talk. Lawrence Livermore National Lab (LLNL), “Detailed Kinetic Mechanism for Olefin Pyrolysis”, 2015, The Physical and Life Sciences (PLS) Directorate

      Invited Talk. Argonne National Lab (ANL), “Fundamental Understanding of Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics in Hydrocarbon Conversions”, 2015, Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division

      Invited Talk. Philips 66 Research Center, “Pyrolysis Reactions of Hydrocarbons at Low to Intermediate Temperatures”, 2014, Laboratories-Research & Development, Bartlesville

      Wang K., Villano S. M., Al Shoaibi A. and Dean A. M., “Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics in Olefin Pyrolysis”, The 4th Abu Dhabi International Research and Development Conference & Exhibition (ADRAC), 2015, Abu Dhabi, the united Arab Emirates

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Fundamental Understanding of Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics in Hydrocarbon Conversions”, 249th ACS National Meeting, March 22-26, 2015, Denver, CO

      Wang K., Saldana M. H., Villano S. M., Bogin G, and Dean A. M., “Improved Kinetic Model for Ethane Pyrolysis at High Conversions and High Pressures”, (Chair of the session), 249th ACS National Meeting, March 22-26, 2015, Denver, CO

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Impact of Resonance Stabilization on H-atom Shift Isomerization and Ring Closure Reactions”, 249th ACS National Meeting, March 22-26, 2015, Denver, CO

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Reactivity-Structure Based Rate Estimation Rules for Alkyl Radical H-atom Shift and Alkenyl Radical Cyclization Reactions”, 249th ACS National Meeting, March 22-26, 2015, Denver, CO

      Wang K., Al Shoaibi A., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Understanding Molecular Weight Growth Kinetics during the Thermal Decomposition of Alkene Fuels”, Conference on Earth and Energy Research (CEER), 2015, Golden, Colorado

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Rate Estimation Rules for Alkyl Radical H-atom Shift and Alkenyl Radical Cyclization Reactions”, Conference on Earth and Energy Research (CEER), 2015, Golden, Colorado

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Experimental and Modeling Study of 2-Butene and Isobutene Pyrolysis”, 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, Atlanta, GA

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Recombination and Addition Reactions Kinetics of Resonantly-Stabilized Free Radicals”, 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, Atlanta, GA

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Development of Detailed Kinetic Mechanisms for Olefins Pyrolysis”, 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov. 16-21, Atlanta, GA

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Predictions of Rate Constants for Hydrogen Abstraction Reactions by Resonantly-Stabilized Free Radicals”, 248th ACS National Meeting, Oct. 10-14, 2014, San Francisco, CA (with Extended abstract, selected as a Sci-Mix Poster)

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Initiation Kinetics in Propene Pyrolysis”, The Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division Graduate Student Award Symposium II, 248th ACS National Meeting, Oct. 10-14, 2014, San Francisco, CA (with Extended abstract)

      Wang K., Al Shoaibi A., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Experimental & detailed kinetic mechanism analysis of propene pyrolysis: initiation reactions”, Conference on Earth and Energy Research (CEER), 2014, Golden, Colorado

      Wang K., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Experimental & Modeling Analysis of 1-Butene Pyrolysis: Molecular Weight Growth from Olefin”, ACS 2012 Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Westminster, Colorado

      Wang K., Al Shoaibi A., Villano S. M. and Dean A. M., “Detailed Kinetic Models for Pyrolysis of Olefins”, Conference on Earth and Energy Research (CEER), 2012, Golden, Colorado

    A Direct Internal Reforming Protonic-Ceramic Fuel Cell (O'Hayre, Sullivan, Almansoori):

      Clark, D., Tong, J., Morrissey, A., Almonsoori, A., Reimanis, I., O’Hayre, R. “Proton conductivity enhancement in a novel protonic nanocomposite,” Advanced Energy Materials, submitted.

      M. Shang, J. Tong, and R. O’Hayre, “A promising cathode for intermediate temperature protonic ceramic fuel cells: BaCo0.4Fe0.4Zr0.2O3-δ”, RSC Advances, 3, 15769-15775 (2013).

      D. Clark, J. Tong, A. Morrissey, A. Almansoori, I. Reimanis, and R. O’Hayre, “Anomalous low-temperature proton conductivity enhancement in a novel protonic nanocomposite,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 16, no. 11, pp. 5076–80, Feb. 2014.

      D. Clark, J. Tong, A. Morrissey, A. Almonsoori, I. Reimanis, and R. O’Hayre, “Low-temperature enhancement of proton conducting perovskites using metallic interfaces at grain boundaries”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16 (11), 5076 – 5080, (2014)

      Chuancheng Duan, Jianhua Tong, Meng Shang, Stefan Nikodemski, Michael Sanders, Sandrine Ricote, Ali Almansoori, Ryan O’Hayre, “Readily processed protonic ceramic fuel cells with high performance at low temperatures”, Science, aab3987 (2015).

      D.R. Clark, H. Zhu, D.R. Diercks, S. Ricote, R.J. Kee, A. Almansoori, B.P. Gorman, R. O’Hayre, “Probing Grain-Boundary Chemistry and Electronic Structure in Proton-Conducting Oxides by Atom Probe Tomography”, submitted, Adv. Energy Mater.

      D. Clark, J. Tong, A. Morrissey, A. Almansoori, I. Reimanis, R. O'Hayre, "Low-temperature proton conductivity enhancement in nanocomposite perovskites," submitted to Solid State Ionics Conference 19, Kyoto, Japan, June 2-6, 2013.

      Ricote, S., Clark, D., Manerbino, A., Bonanos, N., Sullivan, N., Coors, W. “Determination of the grain boundary composition of 3 differently processed BZY10 samples using atom probe tomography: correlation with conductivity data,” presented at Solid State Ionics Conference 19, Kyoto, Japan, June 2-6, 2013.

      D. Clark, J. Tong, A. Morrissey, I. Reimanis, R. O'Hayre, "Nanioionic enhancement of BaCe0.7Zr0.1Y0.1Yb0.1O3-δ using reduced nickel," presented at the Colorado Center for Advanced Ceramics Conference 4, Estes Park, CO, USA, August 9-10, 2012.

      D. Clark, J. Tong, A. Morrissey, I. Reimanis, R. O'Hayre, "Nanioionic enhancement of BaCe0.7Zr0.1Y0.1Yb0.1O3-δ using reduced nickel," presented at the International Congress on Ceramics 4 (ICC4), Chicago, IL, USA, July 15-19, 2012.

      J. Tong, S. Nikodemski, D. Clark, and R. O’Hayre, “Solid State Reactive Sintering Mechanism for Proton Conducting Ceramics”, 19th International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Kyoto, Japan, June 2-7th, 2013. 

      R. O’Hayre, “Materials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion”, Invited Seminar, Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, December 12th, 2011. 

      J. Tong, M. Sanders, D. Clark, A. Subramanian, S. Nikodemski, R. O’Hayre, “Proton Conducting Ceramics for Energy Conversion”, Invited Keynote Lecture, 2011 European Fuel Cell Conference, Rome, Italy, December 2011.

      R. O’Hayre, D. Clark, S. Nikodemski, J. Tong, “Cost effective and green manufacturing of proton conducting perovskite ceramics for energy applications via solid state reaction sintering”, Invited Talk, International Symposium on Green Manufacturing and Applications, Seoul, South Korea, October 6-7th, 2011.

      D. Clark, D. Diercks, S. Ricote, B. Gorman, and R. O’Hayre, “Measuring space-charge regions in proton conductors using atom probe tomography,” presented at International School of Solid State Physics Symposia on “Renewable Energy Materials” in Erice, Italy, July 12-18, 2014.

  Graphene/Polymer NanoComposites (Liberatore, Abdala):

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Marios S. Katsiotis, Saeed M. Alhassan, Matthew W. Liberatore and Ahmed A. Abdala (2014) “ Effect of solvent on the uncatalyzed synthesis of aminosilane-functionalized graphene” RSC Advances 4, 6830-6839.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Travis J. Arnold, Ahmed A. Abdala, Matthew W. Liberatore (2014) “Polyethylene/Oxidized Polyethylene (OPE) blends and their nanocomposites with graphene and carbon black: Effect of OPE chemistry and filler type on rheological, thermal and morphological properties” International Workshop on Advanced Materials IWAM-2014, Ras Al Khaimah, U.A.E.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Ahmed A. Abdala, Matthew W. Liberatore “Applications of functionalized Graphene in Environmental Science” AICHE meeting, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, USA.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Travis J. Arnold, Sonil P. Lonkar, Ahmed A. Abdala, Matthew W. Liberatore (2014) “Conductive nanocomposites of polyethylene/oxidized polyethylene  (PE/OPE) blends with thermally reduced graphene and carbon black” 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Oct 5-9 2014.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Ahmed A. Abdala, Matthew W. Liberatore (2014) “Rheology and microsctructure of phase separating blends filled with graphene and carbon black” Poster session for 86th Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Oct 5-9 2014.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Ahmed A. Abdala, Matthew W. Liberatore (2015) “Conductive nanocomposites of polyethylene/oxidized polyethylene (PE/OPE) blends with thermally reduced graphene and carbon black” 249th ACS national Meeting, Denver, Colorado, USA. Mar 22-26, 2015.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Frederick C. Prehen Jr., Ahmed A. Abdala, Stephen G. Boyes, Matthew W. Liberatore (2015) “Rheology of Polyethylene/Oxidized Polyethylene Blends and Blend-nanocomposites with Graphene and surface functionalized Graphene” 87th Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Oct 11-15 2015.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Frederick C. Prehen Jr., Ahmed A. Abdala, Stephen G. Boyes, Vikas Mittal, Matthew W. Liberatore (2015) “Improving rheology and dispersion of graphene in polyethylene by various methods” Poster presentation in 87th Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Oct 11-15 2015.

      Muhammad Z. Iqbal, Ahmed A. Abdala, Matthew W. Liberatore (2016) "Synthesis and Characterization of Polyethylene/Oxidized Polyethylene (PE/OPE) Blends and Role of OPE as a Viscosity Control" Accepted for publication in Journal of Applied Polymer Science.

Collaborative Research Partnership 4:  Automation and Intelligent Systems

  Development of a PV Grid Connected Inverter for Smartgrids (Simoes, Al-Durra):

      A. Reznik, M. Godoy Simões, Ahmed Al-Durra and S. M. Muyeen, “LCL filter design and performance analysis for small wind turbine systems” IEEE Power Electronics and Machines in Wind Applications, PEMWA’12, 16-18 July 2012, Denver, CO, USA.

      A. Reznik, M. Godoy Simões, A. Al-Durra, S,M. Muyeen, "LCL filter design and performance analysis for grid interconnected systems" IEEE Trans. on Industry Appl., vol. 50, no.2, pp.1225-1232, March-April 2014 doi: 10.1109/TIA.2013.2274612.

      C. Lute, et al., “Development of a Four Phase Floating Interleaved Boost Converter for Photovoltaic Systems,” IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA, 2014.

      C. Lute, et al., “Experimental Evaluation of an Interleaved Boost Topology Optimized for Peak Power Tracking Control,” 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON), Dallas, TX, 2014.

      Ahmed Al-Durra, Alex Reznik, Marcelo Simoes, S.M. Muyeen, "Performance Analysis of a Grid-tied Inverter for Renewable Energy Applications" 2014 IEEE IECON, The 40th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, Sheraton Hotel Dallas - Dallas, TX – USA, October 29 - November 1, 2014.

      Mohammad Babakmehr, Marcelo Simoes, Ahmed Al-Durra, S. M. Muyeen, Salman Mohagheghi, Ravel Ammerman “Modeling and Analyzing the Transient Behaviour of Smart Grids Using Structured Sparsity Theorem”, submitted to IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting PES 2015.

      Harirchi, F. ; Simoes, M.G. ;  Babakmehr, Mohammad ; Al Durra, A. ; Muyeen, S.M. , “ Designing smart inverter with unified controller and smooth transition between grid-connected and islanding modes for microgrid application,“ Industry Applications Society Annual Meeting, PP.1 – 7, Oct. 2015.

      F. Harirchi, M.G. Simoes. A. Al Durra, S.M. Muyeen. “Analysis and Control of Floating Interleaved Buck-Boost Converter with Battery Lifetime Consideration in Grid-Connected for PV system” submitted to ECCE 2015.

      A. Mortezaei, M.G. Simoes, “Multifunctional Control Strategy for Asymmetrical Cascaded H-Bridge Inverter in Microgrid Applications,” was accepted for presentation at the upcoming IEEE IAS Annual Meeting, to be held in Dallas, Texas in October, 2015.

      M. Babakmehr, M.G. Simoes, A. AlDurra, S.M. Muyeen and F. Harirchi “Sparse Recovery-based Multiple Power Line Outage Identification in Smart Grids”. To be submitted in IEEE Trans on Power Systems.       

  Enabling Automated Oil and Gas Processes Using Unmanned Mobile Robots (Han, Steele, Karki, Al-Wahedi):

      J P Steele, Q Han, H. Kardi, K Al-Wahedi, A A Ayoade, M R Sweatt, D P Albert, and W A Yearsley,“Development Of An Oil And Gas Refinery Inspection Robot”,  2014, IMECE14, Nov 14-20, 2014, Proceedings of the 14th International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Montreal Canada, paper# 36358.

Collaborative Research Partnership 5:  Engineering Education 

    Preparing Global Engineers:  Developing Engineering Design Education Across Cultures (Knecht, Ahmad, Scott, Bielenberg):

      Scott, Suzanne W. “’Relationships First:’ Bridging Western and Arab Cultures with Engineering Education,” Innovations 2006: World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, iNEER: Arlington, VA, 2006.

      Scott, Suzanne W. “Adapting Western Teamwork Model to Higher Academia in the Middle East,” Lahlou, M.S. and Richardson, A, eds. English for Specific Purposes in the Arab World, Dubai: TESOL Arabia, 2006.

      Scott, Suzanne W. “Adapting Engineering Design Model to Middle Eastern Culture: The Colorado School of Mines Brings Engineering Design to the Petroleum Institute,” Innovations 2005: World Innovations in Engineering Education and Research, iNEER: Arlington, VA, 2005, pp. 469-480.

      Scott, Suzanne W., Ahmad, Jamal, Knecht, Robert D. “Designing an Environmentally Sustainable Village: Preparing Global Engineers.” ASEE Annual Conference, Singapore, October, 2010.

      Scott, Suzanne W., Knecht, Robert D. “Influence of Culture on Engineering Design Curriculum,” International Design Forum presentation, “Preparing Global Engineers.” January, 2010, CSM.

      Scott, Suzanne W. “Preparing the Global Engineer,” International Design Forum, “Preparing Global Engineers,” Presentations. The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, April, 2009.

      Scott, Suzanne W. Panel Chair. “Engineering Education in the Arab World.” ASEE (American Society of Engineering Education), International Division, Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. June, 2007

      Scott, Suzanne W. “Introducing Global Stewardship to Engineering Students in the Arab World: The Petroleum Institutes’ STEPS Program focuses on Sustainability.” AC 20070920. ASEE Annual Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii. June, 2007.

      Scott, Suzanne W., Ahmad, Jamal. “Preparing Engineering Students for Environmental Stewardship in the 21st Century: PI Design Teams Develop Plastics Recycling Plan”. METSMAC (Middle East Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Computers) Annual Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE. March, 2007.

      Scott, Suzanne W., Baldwin, Robert M. “Relationships First:” Bridging Western and Arab Cultures with Engineering Education,” METSMaC (Middle East Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Computers) Annual Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 15 April, 2006.

      Scott, Suzanne W. “Adapting Engineering Design Model to Middle Eastern Culture: The Colorado School of Mines Brings Engineering Design to the Petroleum Institute,” ASEE Conference, Portland, Oregon, June 2005.

      Scott, Suzanne W. “Adapting Engineering Design Model to Middle Eastern Culture” ICEE (International Conference on Engineering Education) Conference, Gainesville, Florida, October, 2004.

      S. Scott, J. Ahmad, R. Knecht, “Preparing engineers for global careers: Culturally diverse design competitions and forums for first-year engineering students,” in Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, June 2012, AC 2012-3469

      S. Scott, “Intercultural communication: A new competency for the global engineer,” in Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, June 2012, AC 2012-3468.

      Knecht, R.D., (2013), Preparing Global Engineers: Team Building and Satisfaction with Performance, Proceedings of the Research in Engineering Education Symposium 2013, Kuala Lumpur

      Scott, Suzanne W., Knecht, Robert D., Ahmad, Jamal. “Preparing Global Engineers: Engineering Design Education Across Cultures.” Colorado School of Mines-The Petroleum Institute Cooperative Research Program. Research Continutation. 2010 - 2013

      Scott, Suzanne W.“Intercultural Communication: A New Competency for the Global Engineer.” Research and Graduate Studies, CORE Program, The Petroleum Institute, Research Initiation, 2007-8

      Scott, Suzanne W., Knecht, Robert D., Ahmad, Jamal. “Preparing Global Engineers: Engineering Design Education Across Cultures.” Colorado School of Mines-The Petroleum Institute Cooperative Research Program. Research Initiation. 2007-9

      Scott, Suzanne W., Knecht, Robert D., Ahmad, Jamal. “International Design Competition for First-year Engineering Students.” National Science Foundation Proposal. 2007

      Scott, Suzanne W., Knecht, Robert D., Ahmad, Jamal. “Preparing Engineers for Global Careers.” Research and Graduate Studies, CORE Program, The Petroleum Institute. Research Initiation. 2006-7


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