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Recent Publications

These recent publications were authored by our faculty and staff researchers (in alphabetical order):

  • Fathi Boukadi
  • Terry Chambers
  • William Chirdon
  • Afef Fekih
  • Yin Feng
  • Dhan Fortela
  • Daniel Gang
  • Raju Gottumukkala
  • Boyun Guo
  • Asadollah Hayatdavoudi
  • Raphael Hernandez
  • William Holmes
  • Lulin Jiang
  • Jim Lee
  • Ning Liu
  • Mehdi Mokhtari
  • Jonathan Raush
  • Emmanuel Revellame
  • Kary Ritter
  • Abdennour Seibi
  • Wayne Sharp
  • Ramalingam Subramaniam
  • Peng Yin
  • Mark Zappi

Fathi Boukadi

Trabelsi, R., Boukadi, F., Seibi, A., Allen, D., Sebring, F., Mannon, T., and Trabelsi, H., 2017, “Transient Pressure Behavior of a Well Located Between a Constant Pressure Boundary and a Sealing Fault”, Natural Resources, 8, DOI: 10.4236/nr.2017.810041.

Trabelsi, R., Boukadi, F., Lee, J., Boukadi, B., Seibi, A., and Trabelsi, H., 2017, “Type Curves Relating Well Spacing and Heterogeneity to Oil Recovery in a Waterflooded Reservoir – A Case Study”, Natural Resources, 8, DOI: 10.4236/nr.2017.810040.

Trabelsi, R., Seibi, A., Boukadi, F., Chalgham, W., and Trabelsi, H., 2017, “Numerical Investigation of Overpressure Causes In Eugene Island P1 Sand – Part II”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Science, 3(7).

Trabelsi, H., Trabelsi, R., Boukadi, F., and Seibi, A., 2017, “Water and Surfactant Flooding Experimental Study for Bayou Choctaw Oilfield”, International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, 7(6).

Seibi, A., Boukadi, F., Al-Khozaimi, M., Pervez, T., and Trabelsi, R., 2017, “Development of Operating Envelopes for Drillpipes Running through Medium to High Curvature wells”, International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology, 6(3), DOI: 10.17577/IJERTV6IS030345.

Terry Chambers

Raush, J. R., Chambers, T.L., Russo, B., Crump, K., 2016, “Assessment of Local Solar Resource Measurement and Predictions in South Louisiana,” Energy, Sustainability and Society (2016) 6:18, DOI 10.1186/s13705-016-0083-y, Available at: http://rdcu.be/um5E

Akinyemi, O., Chambers, T. L., Liu, Y., 2015, “Evaluation of the Power Generation Capacity of Hydrokinetic Generator Device using Computational Analysis and Hydrodynamic Similitude,” Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 8, pp. 71 – 82. Available at: www.scirp.org/journal/PaperDownload.aspx?DOI=10.4236/jpee.2015.38007

Raush, J., Chambers, T., 2014, “Initial Field Testing of a Concentrating Solar Photovoltaic (CSPV) Thermal Hybrid Solar Energy Generator Utilizing Large Aperture Parabolic Trough and Spectrum Selective Mirrors,” International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy, Vol. 3, No. 6, pp. 123 – 131, 2014. Available at:http://www.sciencepublishinggroup.com/journal/paperinfo.aspx?journalid=1...

Chambers, T. L., Raush, J. R., Russo, B., 2014, “Installation and Operation of Parabolic Trough Organic Cycle Solar Thermal Power Plant in South Louisiana,” Energy Procedia, Vol. 49, 2014, pp. 1107 – 1116. Available at:  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876610214005748.

Ritter, K.A. III, Chambers, T., 2014, “Educational Gaming and Use for Explaining Alternative Energy Technologies,” International Journal for Innovation in Education and Research, Vol. 2-03, 2014, pp. 30 – 42.  Available at: http://www.ijier.net/index.php/ijier/article/download/154/85

William Chirdon

Chirdon, W. M. “The Chem-E-Car as a Vehicle for Service Learning” Chemical Engineering Education: Winter 2017, 11-17.'

Chirdon, W. M. “Polymerization Simulator for Introductory Polymer and Material Science Courses” Chemical Engineering Education 44(3): 222-228, Summer 2010.

Chirdon, W. M., Aquino, W. A., Hover, K. H. “Measurement of thermal diffusivity of hydrating mortars” Cement and Concrete Research. 37 (5): 680-690 May 2007.

Chirdon, W. M., O'Brien, W. J., Robertson, R. E. “Mechanisms of goniochromism: translucent layering, filler alignment, and specular reflection.” Dental Materials, 25(6): 802-809, June 2009.

Chirdon, W.M., Patil, A. P. “An oscillating boundary temperature method for the determination of transient thermal conductivity and internal heat generation with a comparison to a transient hot-wire method.” Int J Thermophys, Vol. 32(10):2010-2026, August 2011.

Afef Fekih

M. J. Morshed, A. Fekih, "A New Fault ride-through Control for DFIG-based Wind Energy Systems," Electric Power Systems Research, Elsevier, vol. 146, pp. 258-269, May 2017. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsr.2017.02.010

M. Moazzami, M. J. Morshed, A. Fekih, "A new Optimal Unified Power Flow Controller placement and load shedding coordination approach by using Hybrid Imperialist Competitive Algorithm-Pattern Search method for voltage collapse prevention in power system," Int. Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, Elsevier, vol.79, no.3, pp. 263-274, July 2016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijepes.2016.01.022

M. J. Morshed, A. Fekih, "A Fault-Tolerant Control Paradigm for Microgrid-Connected Wind Energy Systems," IEEE Systems Journal, vol. PP, no. 99, pp. 1-13, April 2016. DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2016.2531718

M. Morteza, A. Fekih, "A Stability Guaranteed Robust Fault Tolerant Control Design for Vehicle Suspension Systems Subject to Actuator Faults and Disturbances," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol.23, no.3, pp. 1164-1171, May 2015. DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2014.2357341

M. Morteza, A. Fekih, "Adaptive PID-Sliding Mode Fault Tolerant Control Approach for Vehicle Suspension Systems Subject to Actuator Faults," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 63, no. 3, pp.1041-1054, March 2014. DOI: 10.1109/TVT.2013.2282956

Yin Feng

Feng, Y., Cao, L., and Shi, E., 2017, “A numerical investigation of enhanced oil recovery using hydrophilic nanofluids”, Journal of Sustainable Energy Engineering, 5(1), DOI:10.7569/JSEE.2017.629505

Luo, W., Wang, X., Tang, C., and Feng, Y., 2017, “Productivity of multiple fractures in a closed rectangular reservoir”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 157, DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2017.07.023

Shuai, Y., White, C.D., Sun, T., and Feng, Y., 2016, “A Gathered EnKF for Continuous Reservoir Model Updating”, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 139, DOI: 10.1016/j.petrol.2016.01.005

Zhou, T., Zhang, S., Feng, Y., Shuai, Y., Zou, Y., and Li, N., 2016, “Experimental Study of Permeability Characteristics for the Cemented Natural Fractures of the Shale Gas Formation”, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 29, DOI: 10.1016/j.jngse.2016.01.005

Feng, Y., Tyagi, M., and White, C.D., 2015, “A Downhole Heat Exchanger for Horizontal Wells in Low-Enthalpy Geopressured Geothermal Brine Reservoirs”, Geothermics, 53, DOI:10.1016/j.geothermics.2014.07.007

Dhan Fortela

A Mondala, R Hernandez, T French, E Revellame, DL Fortela, M Amirsadeghi, B Hartenbower, Bioenergy from Activated Sludge and Wastewater. In Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production, Ed. VG Gude, (2017) ISBN 9781771886390, Apple Academic Press.

DL Fortela, R Hernandez, A Chistoserdov, M Zappi, R Bajpai, D Gang, E Revellame, W Holmes, Biodiesel Profile Stabilization and Microbial Community Selection of Activated Sludge Feeding on Acetic Acid as a Carbon Source. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4 (2016) 6427-6434. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01140

DL Fortela, R Hernandez, WT French, M Zappi, E Revellame, W Holmes, A Mondala, Extent of Inhibition and Utilization of Volatile Fatty Acids as Carbon Sources for Activated Sludge Microbial Consortia Dedicated for Biodiesel Production. Renewable Energy, 96 (2016) 11-19. DOI:10.1016/j.renene.2016.04.068

DL Fortela, R Hernandez, M Zappi, WT French, R Bajpai, A Chistoserdov, Emmanuel Revellame, W Holmes, Microbial Lipid Accumulation Capability of Activated Sludge Feeding on Short Chain Fatty Acids as Carbon Sources through Fed-batch Cultivation. Journal of Bioprocessing & Biotechniques, 6 (2016) 275. DOI: 10.4172/2155-9821.1000275

Daniel Gang

Konggidinata, M.I., Chao, B., Lian, Q., Subramaniama, R., Zappi, M., and Gang, D., 2017, “Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic studies for adsorption of BTEX onto Ordered Mesoporous Carbon (OMC).” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 336, 249-259 DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2017.04.073.

Ahmad, Z., Sanin, M., Lian, Q., Zappi, M., and Gang, D., 2017, “Non-point Source Pollution.” Water Environment Research (WEF), 89(10), 1580-1602. DOI: 10.2175/106143017X15023776270593

Chao, B., Konggidinata, M.I., Lin, L., Zappi, M., and Gang, D., 2017, “Effect of Carbon Precursors and Pore Expanding Reagent on Ordered Mesoporous Carbon for Resorcinol Removal.” Journal of Water Process Engineering (Elsevier Science), 17, 256-263. DOI: 10.1016/j.jwpe.2017.05.002

Gang, D; Khattak, M.; Ahmed, I.; and Rizvi, H., 2017, “Highway Runoff in Situ Treatment: Copper and Zinc Removal through Multi-Functional Open Graded Friction Course (MOGFC).” ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 143(3), 04016087.  DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EE.1943-7870.0001172.

Subramaniam, R., Gang, D., Nie, J., Bajpai, R., Dufreche, S., Baudier, J., Sharp, R., and Zappi M., 2017, “Application of Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Treatment for an Aged Landfill Leachate Using Fenton's Oxidation Reagent.” Environmental Engineering Science, 34(5). DOI:10.1089/ees.2016.0613.

Raju Gottumukkala

Gottumukkala, R.N., Siva, R., & Venna, V.R. (2015). Visual analytics of time evolving large-scale graphs. The IEEE Intelligent Informatics Bulletin 16(1), 10-16.

Gottumukkala, N. R., R. Nassar, C.B. Leangsuksun, M. Paun. “Reliability of a system of k nodes for high performance computing applications”. IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Volume 59, Issue 1, March 2010, pp. 162 – 169

S. Katz, G. Allen, R. Cortez, C. Cruz-Neira, R. Gottumukkala, Z. D. Greenwood, L. Guice, S. Jha, R. Kolluru, T. Kosar, L. Leger, H. Liu, C. McMahon, J. Nabrzyski, B. Rodriguez-Milla, E. Seidel, G. Speyrer, M. Stubblefield, B. Voss, and S. Whittenburg, "Louisiana: A Model for Advancing Regional e-Research through Cyberinfrastructure," Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, v. 367, pp. 2459-2469, 2009.

Engelmann, C. S. L. Scott, D. E. Bernholdt, N. R. Gottumukkala, C. B. Leangsuksun, J. Varma, C. Wang, F. Mueller, A. G. Shet, P. Sadayappan. “MOLAR: Adaptive Runtime Support for High-End Computing Operating and Runtime Systems, ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review” Volume 40, Issue 2, pp. 63-72, 2006.

Siva R. Venna, Raju N. Gottumukkala, Vijay V. Raghavan (2016). Visual Analytic Decision Making Environments for Large¬ Scale Time Evolving Graphs. Cognitive Computing: Theory and Applications 1st Ed. Elsevier.

Boyun Guo

Shi, Y., Guo, B., Guan, Z., Xu, Y, and Zhang, B., 2017, “Influence of the initial loaded state on the stress distribution of a wellbore system,” Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, 157 (2017) 547-557.

Guo, B., Wei, N., Song, J., and Lee, J., 2017. “Prediction of the Maximum Allowable Bottom Hole Pressure in CO2 Injection Wells,”  Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 156, July 2017, 575–581.

Guo, B., Li, J., Song, J., and Li, Gao, 2017, “Mathematical modeling of heat transfer in counter-current multiphase flow found in gas-drilling systems with formation fluid influx,” Journal of Petroleum Science (May 2017).

Feng, F., Wang, X, Guo, B. and Ai, C., 2017, “Mathematical model of fracture complexity indicator in multistage hydraulic fracturing,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 38 (2017) 39-49.

Guo, B., Li, Gao, Song, J., and Li, J., 2017, “A feasibility study of gas-lift drilling in unconventional tight oil and gas reservoirs,” Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, 37 (Jan. 2017), 551–559.

Asadollah Hayatdavoudi

A. Hayatdavoudi1, N. Chegenizadeh1, A. Christoserdov2, R. Bajpai3, F. Boukadi1, 2013, “Application of Bacterial DNA of Fingerprinting in Crude Oil for Evaluating the Reservoir-Part I” American Association of Petroleum Geologists Paper 1554292, invited Speaker, Theme 11: Insights on Petroleum Production/Astrogeology (AAPG), Monday, May 20, 2013, Pittsburg, PA.

A. Hayatdavoudi, N. Chegenizadeh, A. Chistoserdov, University of Louisiana- R. Bajpai, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, F. Boukadi, 2013, “Application of New Fingerprinting Bacteria DNA in Crude Oil for Reservoir Charaterization-Part II” SPE 166087, SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 30 September–2 October 2013

A. Hayatdavoudi, D. Chitila, F. Boukadi, 2015, “Effect of Cyclic Temperature, Water Vapor and Exposure Time on Micro Fracture Propagation in Shale” ISRM PAPER 837 Selcted by MIT, Prof H. Einstien for presentation at Shale section of ISRM, Montreal, Canada, May 12, 2015.

A., Hayatdavoudi, K.G., Sawant, F., Boukadi , 2015, “A Chemo-physical Model for Predicting Post-fracking Pressure Build-up in Pierre Shale” ” ISRM PAPER 838 Selcted by MIT, Prof H. Einstien, for presentation at Shale section of ISRM, Montreal, Canada, May 12, 2015.

Peymani F. Y.1, Ganbari S. A.2, Liu Y.3, Hayatdavoudi A.1, 2011 CFD SIMULATION OF PHASE PARTICLE ENTRAPMENT
1 Department of Petroleum Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA 70503,
USA. 2 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA 70503,
USA.3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA70503

Raphael Hernandez

A Mondala, R Hernandez, T French, E. Revellame, DL Fortela, M Amirsadeghi, Bioenergy from Activated Sludge and Wastewater, in: V.G. Gude (Ed.) Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production, CRC Press, In Press, 2017.

Biodiesel profile stabilization and microbial community selection of activated sludge feeding on acetic acid as carbon source, Dhan Lord Fortela, Rafael Hernandez, Andrei Chistoserdov, Mark Zappi, Rakesh Bajpai, Daniel Gang, Emmanuel  Revellame, and William Holmes, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Manuscript ID: sc-2016-01140u.R2

Extent of Inhibition and Utilization of Volatile Fatty Acids as Carbon Sources for Activated Sludge Microbial Consortia Dedicated for Biodiesel Production, DL Fortela, R Hernandez, WT French, M Zappi, E Revellame, W Holmes, A Mondala, Renewable Energy, 96 (2016) 11-19.

Microbial Lipid Accumulation Capability of Activated Sludge Feeding on Short Chain Fatty Acids as Carbon Sources through Fed-batch Cultivation, DL Fortela, R Hernandez, M Zappi, WT French, R Bajpai, A Chistoserdov, Emmanuel Revellame, W Holmes, Journal of Bioprocessing & Biotechniques, 6 (2016) 275.

Lipid Production by Rhodotorula glutinis from Pulp and Paper Wastewater for Biodiesel Production, Marta Amirsadeghi · Sara Shields-Menard · W. Todd French, Rafael Hernandez, Journal of Sustainable Bioenergy Systems 5(3):114-125.

William Holmes

E. Revellame, W. Holmes, T. Benson, A. Forks, T. French, R. Hernandez: Parametric Study on the Production of Renewable Fuels and Chemicals from Phospholipid-Containing Biomass, May 2012 Topics in Catalysis 55(3-4):185-195

T. Benson, W. Holmes, M. White, T. French, E. Alley, R. Hernandez: Development of a heterogeneous catalytic cracking reactor utilizing online mass spectrometry analysis, December 2007 Journal of Chromatography A 1172(2):204-8.

DL Fortela, R Hernandez, A Chistoserdov, M Zappi, R Bajpai, D Gang, E Revellame, W Holmes, Biodiesel Profile Stabilization and Microbial Community Speciation of Activated Sludge Feeding on Acetic Acid as Carbon Source, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4:12 (2016) 6427-6434.

DL Fortela, R Hernandez, WT French, M Zappi, E Revellame, W Holmes, A Mondala, Extent of Inhibition and Utilization of Volatile Fatty Acids as Carbon Sources for Activated Sludge Microbial Consortia Dedicated for Biodiesel Production, Renewable Energy, 96 Part A (2016) 11-19.

Revellame, Emmanuel; Hernandez, Rafael; French, William; Holmes, William; Alley, Earl.  Biodiesel from activated sludge through in situ transesterification; Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology (2010), 85(5), 614-620.

Lulin Jiang

Akinyemi, O.S., Jiang, L.*, Barkov, S.O, Buchireddy, P.R., Guillory, J.L., Holmes, W., 2017, “Effect of Thermal Treatment Temperature of a Pine-Wood-Chips-Fed Torrefaction System on Energy Recovery through Combustion of Volatiles.” Proceedings of ASME Turbo Expo 2017: Turbine Technical Conference and Exposition, Düsseldorf, Germany, ASME Paper GT2017-64941. Submitted to ASME Journal of Energy Resources Technology.

Jiang, L., and Agrawal, A.K., 2015, “Spray features in the near field of a flow-blurring injector investigated by high-speed visualization and time-resolved PIV.” Experiments in Fluids, 56(103), DOI: 10.1007/s00348-015-1973-z.     

Jiang, L. and Agrawal, A.K., 2015, “Investigation of glycerol atomization in the near-field of a flow-blurring injector using time-resolved PIV and high-speed visualization.” Flow, Turbulence and Combustion, 94(2), pp. 323-338.

Jiang, L. and Agrawal, A.K., 2014, “Combustion of Straight Glycerol With/Without Methane Using a Fuel-Flexible, Low-Emissions Burner.” Fuel, 136, pp. 177-184.

Jiang, L., Agrawal, A.K., and Taylor, R.P., 2014, “Clean Combustion of Different Liquid Fuels using a Novel Injector.” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 57, pp. 275-284.1.

Jim Lee

Kibbe C. G., J. Lee, and K. Dong (2016). “Designing a Test Fixture with DFSS Methodology.” Journal of Manufacturing Engineering. Article ID 3848103, 8 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3848103

Lamson, G., S. K. Gaikwak and J. Lee (2016). “Integrated Component Reliability Modeling for Helicopter Industry.” Industrial Engineering and Management. 5: 196. doi:10.4172/2169-0316.1000196.

Guiberteau, K., J. Lee, Y. Liu, Y. Dou and T. Kozman (2015). “Wave Energy Converters and Design Considerations for Gulf of Mexico.” Distributed Generation and Alternative Energy Journal. 30(4), 55-76.

Ben H'mida, J., S. Parekh, and J. Lee (2014). "Integrated Inventory Ranking System for Oilfield Equipment Industry."  Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management.  7(1):115-136.

Lee, J., K. Yuvamitra, T. Kozman, and K. Guiberteau (2014). “Six-Sigma Approach to Energy Management Planning.” Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment Journal. 33(3), 23-40.

Ning Liu

San, J.; Wang, S.; Yu, J; Lee, R.; Liu, N., 2017 “Nanaoparticle stabilized CO2 foam: Effect of different ions and temperature”, SPE Journal 22, 1416-1423.

Zha, S.; Yu, J.; Zhang, G.; Liu, N.; Lee, R., 2017 “Polyethersulfone/Cellulose Acetate Butyrate Hybrid Hollow-Fiber Membranes for Organic-Matter Removal From Produced Water”, SPE Journal22, 1478-1486.

Khalil, M.; Liu, N.; Lee, R., 2017 “Catalytic Aquathermolysis of Heavy Crude Oil Using Surface- Modified Hematite Nanoparticles”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 56, 4572-4579.

Zha, S.; Gusnawan, P.; Lin, J.; Zhang, G.; Liu, N.; Yu, J., 2017 “Integrating a novel TS-af-HFM NF process for portable treatment of oilfield produced water”, Chemical Engineering Journal 311 203-208.

Wang, S.; San, J.; Yu, J.; Lee, R.; Liu, N., 2016 “A downhole CO2 sensor to monitor CO2 movement in situ for geology carbon sequestration”, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 55 202-208.

Mehdi Mokhtari

Mokhtari M., Wood D., Ghanizadeh A., Kulkarni P., Rasouli V., Fathi E., Saidian M., Barati R., 2017, Advances in the petrophysical and geomechanical characterization of organic-rich shales, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 38, 638-641

Mokhtari M., Honarpour M.M., Tutuncu A.N., & Boitnott G.N., 2016, Characterization of Elastic Anisotropy in Eagle Ford Shale: Impact of Heterogeneity and Measurement Scale, SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering, Vol. 19, Issue 3, 429-439

Mokhtari M. & Tutuncu A.N., 2016, Impact of Lamination and Natural Fractures on Rock Failure in Brazilian Experiments: A Case Study on Green River and Niobrara Formations, Journal of Natural Gas Science and Engineering, Vol. 36, p. 79-86

Mokhtari M., Tutuncu A.N., & Boitnott G.N., 2015, Intrinsic Anisotropy in Fracture Permeability, Interpretation, Vol. 3. No. 3, p. ST43-ST53

Mokhtari M. & Tutuncu A.N., 2015, Characterization of Anisotropy in the Permeability of Organic-Rich Shales, Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering, Vol. 133, p. 496-506

Jonathan Raush

Raush, J., Chambers, T., Russo, B., Crump, K., 2016, “Assessment of local solar resource measurement and predictions in south Louisiana,” Energy, Sustainability, and Society, 6(18), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s13705-016-0083-y

Kelly, J., Raush, J., Massiha, G.H., 2016, “Optimization of a Solar Thermal Power Plant
Using an Automated Control System,” International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (IJAPE), 5(1), ISSN: 2252-8792

Raush, J., Chambers, T., 2014, “Initial field testing of concentrating solar photovoltaic (CSPV) thermal hybrid solar energy generator utilizing large aperture parabolic trough and spectrum selective mirrors,” International Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy (IJRSE), 3(6), DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20140306.12.

Raush, J., Chambers, T., Russo, B. 2013, “Demonstration of Pilot Scale Large Aperture Parabolic Trough Organic Rankine Cycle Solar Thermal Power Plant in Louisiana,” Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 1(7), DOI: http://dx,doi.org/10.4236/jpee.2013.17006.

Chambers, T. L., Raush, J. R., Massiha, G. H., 2013, “Pilot Solar Thermal Power Plant Station in Southwest Louisiana,” International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (IJAPE), 2(1), ISSN: 2252-8792.

Emmanuel Revellame

Mondala A, Hernandez R, French T, Revellame E, Fortela DL, Amirsadeghi M (2017) Bioenergy from Activated Sludge and Wastewater. In: Gude VG (ed) Green Chemistry for Sustainable Biofuel Production. CRC Press, In Press.

Revellame ED, Holmes WE, Hernandez R, French WT, Forks A, Ashe T, Estévez LA (2016) Experimental measurement and prediction of (liquid + liquid + liquid) equilibrium for the system (n-hexadecane + water + triacetin). J Chem Thermodyn 95:105-110. doi: 10.1016/j.jct.2015.11.011

Shields-Menard SA, Amirsadeghi M, Sukhbaatar B, Revellame E, Hernandez R, Donaldson JR, French WT (2015) Lipid accumulation by Rhodococcus rhodochrous grown on glucose. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 42:693-699. doi: 10.1007/s10295-014-1564-7

Revellame ED, Holmes WE, Benson TJ, Forks AL, French WT, Hernandez R (2012) Parametric Study on the Production of Renewable Fuels and Chemicals from Phospholipid-Containing Biomass. Top Catal 55:185-195. doi:10.1007/s11244-012-9787-1

Revellame ED, Hernandez R, French W, Holmes WE, Benson TJ, Pham PJ, Forks A, Callahan II R (2012) Lipid storage compounds in raw activated sludge microorganisms for biofuels and oleochemicals production. RSC Adv 2:2015-2031. doi:10.1039/c2ra01078j

 

Kary Ritter

Raush, J. R., & Chambers, T. L. (2014). Initial field testing of concentrating solar photovoltaic (CSPV) thermal hybrid solar energy generator utilizing large aperture parabolic trough and spectrum selective mirrors. International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy, 3(6), 123–131. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijrse.20140306.12

Raush, J. R., Chambers, T. L., Russo, B., & Crump, K. (2016). Assessment of local solar resource measurement and predictions in south Louisiana. Energy, Sustainability & Society, 6(1), 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13705-016-0083-y

Raush, J. R., Chambers, T. L., Russo, B., & Ritter III, K. A. (2013). Demonstration of Pilot Scale Large Aperture Parabolic Trough Organic Rankine Cycle Solar Thermal Power Plant in Louisiana. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2013(December), 29–39. https://doi.org/10.4236/jpee.2013.17006

Ritter III, K. A., Borst, C. W., & Chambers, T. L. (2015). Overview and Assessment of Unity Toolkits for Rapid Development of an Educational VR Application. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 3, 1–19.

Ritter III, K. A., & Chambers, T. L. (2014a). Educational Gaming and Use for Explaining Alternative Energy Technologies. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 2, 30–42.

Abdennour Seibi

I. Barsoum, F. Khan, A. Molki, A. C. Seibi, “Modeling of ductile crack propagation in expanded thin-walled 6063-T5 aluminum tubes,” InternationalJournal of Mechanical Sciences 80 (2014) pp: 160–168.

A. Karrech, M. Elchalakani, M. Attar, A. C. Seibi, “Buckling and post-buckling analysis of Geometrically Nonlinear Composite Plates Exhibiting Large Initial Imperfections,” Composites & Structures (2017), doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct. 2017.04.029.

A. C. Seibi, T. Pervez2, M. Al-Khozaimi3, R. Trabelsi1, F. Boukadi1, “Development of Operating Envelopes for Drillpipes Running Through Medium to High Curvature Wells,” International J. of Engineering Research & Technology, Vol. 6, Issue 3, (2017), pp: 466 – 478.

A. C. Seibi, I. Kalfat, A. Molki, T. Webb, “Shape Factor For Glass Reinforced Plastic Pipes With Noncircular Shapes Under Diametral Loading – An Experimental Study,” ASTM Experimental Techniques, Vol. 39, Issue 4 (2015), pp: 64 – 69.

R. Trabelsi, A. C. Seibi, F. Boukadi, W. Chalgham, H. Trabelsi, “Numerical Investigation of Overpressure Causes in Eugine Island P1-Sand – Part II,” Int. J. Engineering Research and Science (2017), Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp: 30-40. (IF =2.916)

Wayne Sharp

Sharp, Wayne W., O'Quinn, C. R., and Channell, M.G. (1994) "Reliability, availability, and maintainability testing of high pressure pumping units for the Mobile Army 600 Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit," Technical Report EL 94 15, US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS.

Bricka, R. Mark and Sharp, Wayne W. "Removal of Extremely Low Levels of Munitions Contaminating a Groundwater Aquifer Drinking Water Supply," National Conference on Hydraulic Engineering Water Forum 92, August 1992, Baltimore, Maryland.

Sharp, Wayne W., Walski, Thomas M.  "Predicting Internal Roughness in Water Mains," Journal AWWA, November 1988, Vol. 80.

Ormsbee, Lindell E., Walski, Thomas M., Chase, Donald V., Sharp, Wayne W.  "Methods for Improving Pump Operation Efficiency,” ASCE Journal Water Resources Planning and Management.  Vol. 115, No. 2, March 1989.

Sharp, Wayne W., Pfeffer, John, and Morgan, Mark.  "Insitu Chlorine Decay Rate Testing," AWWA Research Foundation Workshop on Water Quality Modeling in Water Distribution Systems, February 1991, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Ramalingam Subramaniam

Kaveeshwar, A.R., Sanders, M., Ponnusamy, S.K., Depan, D., Subramaniam, R. 2017. Chitosan as a biosorbent for Adsorption of Iron (II) from Fracking Wastewater. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, DOI: 10.1002/pat.4207.

Konggidinata, M.I., Chao, B., Lian, Q., Subramaniam, R., Zappi, M., Gang, D.D. 2017. Equilibrium, kinetic and thermodynamic studies for adsorption of BTEX onto Ordered Mesoporous Carbon (OMC). Journal of Hazardous Materials, 336, 249-259.

Le, T., Collazos, N., Simoneaux, A., Murru, S., Depan, D., Subramaniam, R. 2017. Statistical modelling and simulation of nanohybrid shish-kebab architecture of PE-b-PEG copolymers and carbon nanotubes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19(20), 13348-13360.

Ochoa, M., Collazos, N., Le, T., Subramaniam, R., Sanders, M., Singh, R.P., Depan, D. 2017. Nanocellulose-PE-b-PEG copolymer nanohybrid shish-kebab structure via interfacial crystallization. Carbohydrate Polymers, 159, 116-124.

Rahman, S., Arbter, P., Popovic, M., Bajpai, R., Subramaniam, R. 2017. Microbial lipid production from lignocellulosic hydrolyzates: effect of carbohydrate mixtures and acid-hydrolysis byproducts on cell growth and lipid production by Lipomyces starkeyi. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 92(8), 1980-1989.

Subramaniam, R., Gang, D.D., Nie, J., Bajpai, R., Dufreche, S., Baudier, J., Sharp, R., Zappi, M.E. 2017. Application of Response Surface Methodology for Optimization of Treatment for an Aged Landfill Leachate Using Fenton's Oxidation Reagent. Environmental Engineering Science.

Peng Yin

Yin, P., O'Neal, D.L., and Lu, D. 2018. “Annual energy performance evaluation of series and parallel fixed-airflow fan-powered terminal units”, ASHRAE Transactions, 124: In print.

Yin, P., Reid, C. L., and O'Neal, D. L. 2018. “Modeling variable-airflow series fan-powered terminal units with a mass and energy balance approach”, ASHRAE Transactions 124: In print.

Yin, P. and Pate, M. B. 2016. “Impact of duct flow resistance on residential heating and cooling energy use in systems with PSC and ECM blowers”, Energy and Buildings 130: 625-36.

Yin, P., Pate, M. B., and Sweeney, J. F. 2016. “Experimental performance evaluations and empirical model developments of residential furnace blowers with PSC and ECM motors”, Journal of Building Engineering ,5: 239-48.

Yin, P., Pate, M. B., and Sweeney, J. F. 2016. “The impact of operating pressure on residential bathroom exhaust fan performance”, Journal of Building Engineering 6: 163-72.

Mark Zappi

Wild, R., Patil, S., Popovic, M., Zappi, M., Dufreche, S., and, Bajpai, R., 2010, “Lipids from Lipomyces starkeyi”, Food Technology and Biotechnology, (2010), 48(3):329-335.

Ayalasomayajula, S., Subramaniam, R., Gallo, A., Dufreche, S., Zappi, M., and Baipai, R., 2011, “Potential of Alligator Fat as Source of Lipids for Biodiesel Production”, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, V51; 2166-2169.

Bajpai, R., Prokop, A., and Zappi, M. (eds.), 2013, Algal Biorefineries – Volume 1:  Cultivation of Cells and Products, Springer Publishers, New York, NY.

Prokop, A., Bajpai, R., and Zappi, M. (eds.), 2015, Algal Biorefineries – Volume 2: Products and Refinery Design, Springer Publishers, New York, NY.

Fortela, D., Hernandez, R., Zappi, M., French, T., Bajpai, R., Chistoserdov, A., Revellame, E., and Holmes, W., 2016, "Microbial Lipid Accumulation Capability of Activated Sludge Feeding on Short Chain Fatty Acids as Carbon Sources through Fed-Batch Cultivation", Journal of Bioprocessing and Biotechniques, 6(275), DOI: 10.4172/2155-9821.1000275.

Zappi, M.E, Hernandez, R., Gang, D., Bajpai, R., Kuo, C.H., and Hill, D., 2016, “Treatment of Groundwater Contaminated with High Levels of Explosives Using Advanced Oxidation Processes”, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 13(12), pp. 2767-2778.

Kaveeshwar, A., Ponnusamy, S., Revellame, E., Gang, D., Zappi, M., and Subramaniam, R., 2018, “Pecan Shell based Activated Carbon for Removal of Iron (II) from Fracking Wastewater: Adsorption Kinetics, Isotherm and Thermodynamic Studies”, Journal of Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Vol. 114, pp. 107-122.