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Submissions from 2018

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Large-scale mine water geothermal applications with abandoned mines, Ting Bao, Zhen Liu, Jay Meldrum, and Christopher Green

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Field tests and multiphysics analysis of a flooded shaft for geothermal applications with mine water, Ting Bao, Zhen Liu, Jay Meldrum, Christopher Green, Pengfei Xue, and Stanley Vitton

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Multiphysics in porous materials, Zhen Liu

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Mechanistic insight into the degradation of Nitrosamines via aqueous-phase UV Photolysis or a UV-based advanced oxidation process: quantum mechanical calculations, Daisuke Minakata and Erica Coscarelli

Submissions from 2017

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Critical insights for advanced bridge scour detection using the natural frequency, Ting Bao, R. Andrew Swartz, Stanley Vitton, Ye Sun, Chao Zhang, and Zhen Liu

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Ultrasonic techniques for air void size distribution and property evaluation in both early-age and hardened concrete samples, Shuaicheng Guo, Qingli Dai, Xiao Sun, Ye Sun, and Zhen Liu

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Predicting removal of trace organics by reverse osmosis for potable reuse, Kerry Howe, Daisuke Minakata, Lauren Breitner, and Muxue Zhang

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Mechanistic insight into the reactivity of Chlorine-derived radicals in the aqueous-phase UV–Chlorine advanced oxidation process: quantum mechanical calculations, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Shaye Maetzold

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Mechanistic insight into the reactivity of Chlorine-derived radicals in the aqueous-phase UV–Chlorine advanced oxidation process: Quantum mechanical calculations, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Shaye Maetzold

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Transformation of dissolved organic matter in engineered ultraviolet (UV) photolysis and UV-based advanced oxidation processes, Lathika Varanasi, Erica Coscarelli, Maryam Khaksari, Lynn Mazzoleni, and Daisuke Minakata

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Lowest matric potential in quartz: Metadynamics evidence, Chao Zhang, Yi Dong, and Zhen Liu

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Using molecular dynamics to unravel phase composition behavior of nano-size pores in frozen soils: Does Young–Laplace equation apply in low temperature range?, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Peng Deng

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Effects of adsorptive water on the rupture of nanoscale liquid bridges, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Yi Dong

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Predicting removal of toxicologically relevant organics., Muxue Zhang, Lauren Breitner, Daisuke Minakata, and Kerry Howe

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Predicting the partitioning of organic compounds through Polymer materials: Quantum mechanical applications, Muxue Zhang, Kerry Howe, and Daisuke Minakata

Submissions from 2016

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Vibration‐based bridge scour detection: A review, Ting Bao and Zhen Liu

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Plasma–liquid interactions: a review and roadmap, P J. Btuggeman, M J. Kushner, B R. Locke, J G E Gardeniers, W G. Graham, Daisuke Minakata, and et.al

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Large-scale thermo-hydrodynamic modeling of a flooded underground mine for geothermal applications, Ting Guo and Zhen Liu

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Characterization of freezing fresh concrete by multiple non-destructive methods, Yan Liu, Junliang Tao, Xinbao Yu, Zhen Liu, and Xiong Yu

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Advancement in numerical simulations of gas hydrate dissociation in porous media, Zhen Liu and Xiong Yu

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Determination of aqueous- phase radical reaction rate constants for predicting the fate of transformation byproducts in advanced oxidation processes using experimental and theoretical methods, Daisuke Minakata, D. Kamath, and David L. Perram

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Phototransformation Induced by HO Radicals, Khan M.G. Mostofa, Cong-Qiang Liu, Hiroshi Sakugawa, Pingquing Fu, Marco Minella, David Vione, Daisuke Minakata, and et. al

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Reviews and Syntheses: Ocean acidification and its potential impacts on marine ecosystems, Khan M.G. Mostofa, Cong-Qiang Liu, WeiDong Zhai, Marco Minella, David Vione, Kunshan Gao, Daisuke Minakata, and et.al

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Field tests of cement fly-ash steel-slag pile composite foundation, Bing Zhang and Shuai Cui

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Atomistic‐scale investigation of effective stress principle of saturated porous materials by molecular dynamics, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Peng Deng

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Contact angle of soil minerals: A molecular dynamics study, Chao Zhang, Zhen Liu, and Peng Deng

Submissions from 2015

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On-the-Fly kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Xin Guo, Daisuke Minakata, and John C. Crittenden

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Development of a computational tool to predict the degradation fate of organic contaminants in aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Divya Kamath and Daisuke Minakata

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Preliminary studies of the use of abandoned mine water for geothermal applications, Zhen Liu, Jay Meldrum, Pengfei Xue, and Christopher Green

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Discovery of New Fate of Transformation Products in Aqueous Phase Advanced Oxidation Processes using Ab initio Quantum Mechanical Calculations, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Mark Rouleau

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Understanding and Predicting Fate of Degradation of Organic Compounds and Associated Transformation Products in Aqueous-phase UV Photolysis and UV/H2O2 Advanced Oxidation Process, Daisuke Minakata, Divya Kamath, and Mark Rouleau

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Experimental and theoretical studies on aqueous-phase reactivity of hydroxyl radicals with multiple carboxylated and hydroxylated benzene compounds, Daisuke Minakata, Weihua Son, Stephen P. Mezyk, and William J. Cooper

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Rethinking bridge scour detection using the natural frequency: Numerical insights, R. Andrew Swartz, Stanley Vitton, Ye Sun, and Zhen Liu

Submissions from 2014

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Promoting effect of nitration modification on activated carbon in the catalytic ozonation of oxalic acid, Hongbin Cao, Linlin Xang, Guangguo Wu, Yongbing Xie, Shaoyuan Shi, Yi Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, and John C. Crittenden

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Computer-based predictions of intermediates and byproducts in the aqueous phase advanced oxidation systems: First-principles studies with kinetic Monte Carlo techniques, John C. Crittenden, Xin Guo, and Daisuke Minakata

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Computer-based first-principles kinetic Monte Carlo simulation of Polyethylene Glycol degradation in aqueous phase UV/H2O2 advanced oxidation process, Xin Guo, Daisuke Minakata, and John C. Crittenden

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Computer-based first-principles kinetic modeling of degradation pathways and byproduct fates in aqueous-phase advanced oxidation processes, Xin Guo, Daisuke Minakata, Junfeng Niu, and John C. Crittenden

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Predicting the phase composition curve in frozen soils using index properties: A physico-empirical approach, Zhen Liu and Xiong Yu

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Capillary rise method for the measurement of the contact angle of soils, Zhen Liu, Xiong Yu, and Lin Wan

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Can we predict intermediate-radicals and stable-byproducts in the aqueous phase advanced oxidation proceeses using computational chemistry, Daisuke Minakata, Stephen P. Mezyk, and John C. Crittenden

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Development of linear free energy relationships for aqueous phase radical-involved chemical reactions, Daisuke Minakata, Stephen P. Mezyk, Jace W. Jones, Brittany R. Daws, and John C. Crittenden

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Coupling of experimental and theoretical investigations for discovery of new fate of organic degradation pathways in the aqueous phase advanced oxidation processes, Daisuke Minakata and Mark. D. Rouleau

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Ozonation of ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride under basic condition, Yohei Namura, Hideaki Nagare, Daisuke Minakata, Tadao Mizuno, Taku Fujiwara, and Fumitake Nishimura

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Activated carbon-enhanced ozonation of oxalate attributed to HO oxidation in bulk solution and surface oxidation: Effects of the type and number of basic sites, Linlin Xang, Yongbing Xie, Hongbin Cao, Daisuke Minakata, Yi Zhang, and John C. Crittenden

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Activated carbon enhanced ozonation of oxalate attributed to HO oxidation in bulk solution and surface oxidation: Effect of activated carbon dosage and pH, Linlin Xang, Yongbing Xie, Daisuke Minakata, Hongbing Cao, Jiadong Xiao, Yi Zhang, and John C. Crittenden

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Effects of inorganic electron donors in photocatalytic hydrogen production over Ru/(CuAg)0.15In0.3Zn1.4S2 under visible light irradiation, Guangshan Zhang

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Efficient photocatalytic H2 production using visible‐light irradiation and (CuAg)xIn2xZn2(1 − 2x)S2 photocatalysts with tunable band gaps, Guangshan Zhang, Wen Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, Peng Wang, Yongsheng Chen, and John C. Crittenden

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Influences of colloidal and photo-stability on photocatalytic H2 generation of visible-light-driven water splitting system, Wen Zhang, Guangshan Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, Yongsheng Chen, and John Crittenden

Submissions from 2013

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Modeling acute respiratory illness during the 2007 San Diego wildland fires using a coupled emissions-transport system and general additive modeling, Brian Thelen, Nancy H. F. French, Benjamin W. Koziol, Michael Billmire, Robert Chris Owen, Jeffrey Johnson, Michele Ginsberg, Tatiana Loboda, and Shiliang Wu

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Photocatalytic hydrogen production under visible-light irradiation on (CuAg)0.15In0.3Zn1.4S2 synthesized by precipitation and calcination, Guangshan Zhang, Wen Zhang, John C. Crittenden, Yongsheng Chen, Daisuke Minakata, and Peng Wang

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The pH effects on H2 evolution kinetics for visible light water splitting over the Ru/(CuAg)0.15In0.3Zn1.4S2 photocatalyst, Guangshan Zhang, Wen Zhang, Daisuke Minakata, Yongsheng Chen, John C. Crittenden, and Peng Wang