Environmental Engineering Science

  1. Xiaoyang Shi^,  Hang Xiao^,  Habib Azarabadi,  Juzheng Song^,  Xiaolong Wu^, Xi Chen*, Klaus Lackner, Sorbents for Direct Capture of CO2 from Ambient Air. Angewandte Chemie, 2019, in press.
  2. Juzheng Song^, Liangliang Zhu^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Yilun Liu^, Hang Xiao^, and Xi Chen, Moisture Swing Ion-Exchange Resin-PO4 Sorbent for Reversible CO2 Capture from Ambient Air. Energy Fuels, 2019, 33: 6562-6567.
  3. Lixi Liu^, Yan Chen^, Fei Dang^, Yilun Liu^, Xiaogeng Tian and Xi Chen*, Synergistic effect of supercritical CO2 and organic solvent on exfoliation of graphene: experiment and atomistic simulation studies. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2019, in press.
  4. Xiaoyang Shi^, Hang Xiao^, Xiangbiao Liao^, Mitchell Armstrong, Xi Chen*, Klaus Lackner, Humidity effect on ion behaviors of moisture-driven CO2 sorbents. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2018, 149: 164708.
  5. Juzheng Song^, Jie Liu^, Wei Zhao^, Yan Chen^, Hang Xiao^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Yilun Liu^, and Xi Chen*, Quaternized Chitosan/PVA Aerogels for Reversible CO2 Capture from Ambient Air. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2018, 57: 4941-4948.
  6. Huanxuan Li^, Yayun Zhang^, Jinquan Wan, Hang Xiao^ and Xi Chen*, Theoretical investigation on the oxidation mechanism of dibutyl phthalate by hydroxyl and sulfate radicals in the gas and aqueous phase. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, 339: 381-392.
  7. Hang Xiao^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Yayun Zhang^, Xiangbiao Liao^, Feng Hao^, Klaus S. Lackner and Xi Chen*, The catalytic effect of H2O on the hydrolysis of CO32− in hydrated clusters and its implication in the humidity driven CO2 air capture. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, 19: 27435-27441.
  8. Hang Xiao^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Feng Hao^, Xiangbiao Liao^, Yayun Zhang^ and Xi Chen*, Self-assembled nanocapsules in water: a molecular mechanistic study. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2017, 19: 20377-20382.
  9. Yayun Zhang^, Chao Liu, Feng Hao^, Hang Xiao^, Shiwei Zhang^ and Xi Chen*, CO2 adsorption and separation from natural gas on phosphorene surface: Combining DFT and GCMC calculations. Applied Surface Science, 2017, 397: 206-212.
  10. Xiaoyang Shi^, Hang Xiao^, Xi Chen*, Klaus S. Lackner, The Effect of Moisture on the Hydrolysis of Basic Salts. Chemistry- A European Journal, 2016, 22: 18326-18330.
  11. Xiaoyang Shi^, Hang Xiao^, Klaus S. Lackner, Xi Chen*, Capture CO2 from Ambient Air Using Nanoconfined Ion Hydration. Angewandte Chemie, 2016, 55: 4026-4029. Featured as headline news in Columbia Engineering, and also in Science Daily, and Physics.
  12. Yayun Zhang^, Feng Hao^, Hang Xiao^, Chao Liu, Xiaoyang Shi^ and Xi Chen*, Hydrogen separation by porous phosphorene: A periodical DFT study. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41: 23067-23074.
  13. Huanxuan Li^, Jinquan Wan, Yongwen Ma, Yan Wang, Xi Chen, Zeyu Guan, Degradation of refractory dibutyl phthalate by peroxymonosulfate activated with novel catalysts cobalt metal-organic frameworks: Mechanism, performance, and stability, Journal of hazardous materials, 2016, 318: 154-163.
  14. Li Yuan^, Wei Zhi, Yangsheng Liu, Elizabeth Smiley, Daniel Gallagher, Xi Chen, Andrea Dietrich, Husen Zhang, Degradation of cis- and trans-(4-methylcyclohexyl)methanol in activated sludge: kinetics, transformation, and implications for in-situ bioremediation. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2016, 306: 247-256.
  15. Li Yuan^, Wei Zhi, Yangsheng Liu, Elizabeth Smiley, Daniel Gallagher, Xi Chen, Andrea Dietrich, Husen Zhang, Aerobic and anaerobic microbial degradation of crude (4-methylcyclohexyl)methanol in river sediments. Science of the Total Environment, 2016, 547: 78-86.
  16. Yayun Zhang^, Chao Liu and Xi Chen*, Mechanism of glucose conversion in supercritical water by DFT study. Journal of analytical and applied pyrolysis, 2016, 119: 199-207.
  17. Shouichi Iio, Akio Yonezu, Hiroshi Yamamura and Xi Chen*, Deformation modeling of polyvinylidenedifluoride (PVDF) hollow fiber membrane for water filtration. Journal of Membrane Science, 2016, 497: 421-429.
  18. Yayun Zhang^, Chao Liu and Xi Chen*, Unveiling the initial pyrolytic mechanisms of cellulose by DFT study. Journal of analytical and applied pyrolysis, 2015, 113: 612-629.
  19. Wei Zhi, Li Yuan^, Guodong Ji, Yangsheng Liu, Zhang Cai, Xi Chen*, A bibliometric review on carbon cycling research during 1993-2013. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2015, 74: 6065-6075.
  20. Li Yuan^, Wei Zhi, Qinglong Xie, Xi Chen*, Yangsheng Liu, Lead removal from solution by a porous ceramisite made from bentonite, metallic iron, and activated carbon. Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2015, 1: 814-822
  21. Jun Liu^, Peng Li, Hang Xiao^, Yayun Zhang^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Xiaomeng Lu, Xi Chen*, Understanding flocculation mechanism of graphene oxide for organic dyes from water: Experimental and molecular dynamics simulation. AIP Advances, 2015, 5: 17151.
  22. Li Yuan^, Wei Zhi, Yangsheng Liu, Saikumar Karyala, Peter Vikesland, Xi Chen*, and Husen Zhang, Lead toxicity to the performance, viability, and community composition of activated sludge microorganisms. Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49: 824-830.
  23. Dan Chen, Xiaolong Ma, Jizhi Zhou, Xi Chen, Guangren Qian, Sulfate radical-induced degradation of Acid Orange 7 by a new magnetic composite catalyzed peroxymonosulfate oxidation process. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2014, 279: 476-484.
  24. Akio Yonezu and Xi Chen*, Tensile deformation of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) hollow fiber membrane used for water purification. Water Science and Technology, 2014, 70: 1244-1250.
  25. Jianfeng Ju^, Xi Chen, Yijun Shi and Donghui Wu, Novel spherical TiO2 supported PdNi alloy catalyst for methanol electroxidation, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 2014, 20: 1223-1226.
  26. Qibin Li^, Chao Liu and Xi Chen*, Molecular Characteristics of Dissociated Water with Memory Effect from Methane Hydrates, International Journal of Modern Physics B, 2014, 28: 1450062.
  27. Qibin Li^, Chao Liu and Xi Chen*, Molecular dynamics simulation of sulfur nucleation in S-H2S System, Molecular Physics, 2014, 112: 947-955.
  28. Joel Goldman^, Chun-Yang Yin^ and Xi Chen*, Increased concrete permeability via controlled hydraulic fatigue technique. Journal of Multifunctional Composites, in press.
  29. Jianfeng Ju^, Xi Chen, Yijun Shi and Donghui Wu, A novel TiO2 nanofiber supported PdAg catalyst for methanol electro-oxidation, Energy, 2013, 59: 478-483.
  30. Jianfeng Ju^, Xi Chen, Yijun Shi and Donghui Wu, A novel PdAg/TiO2 nanotube electrocatalyst for methanol electro-oxidation, Fuel, 2013, 108: 850-854.
  31. Jianfeng Ju^, Xi Chen, Yijun Shi, Miao Jianwen and Donghui Wu, Hydrothermal preparation and photocatalytic performance of N, S-doped nanometer TiO2 under sunshine irradiation, Powder Technology, 2013, 237: 616-622.
  32. Jianfeng Ju^, Xi Chen, Yijun Shi, and Donghui Wu, Investigation of PdSn nanometals alloy supported on spherical TiO2 for methanol electro-oxidation, Powder Technology, 2013, 241: 1-6.
  33. Ling Liu^ and Xi Chen, Fast Ionic Transport in Nanoporous Y-Zeolite: Implications for Phase Separation, ChemPhysChem, cover article, 2013, 14: 2413-2418.
  34. Yilun Liu^ and Xi Chen*, High permeability and salt rejection reverse osmosis by zeolite nano-membrane, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2013, 15: 6817 - 6824.
  35. S. Kadir, Chunyang Yin^, M. Sulaiman, Xi Chen, M. El-Harbawi, Incineration of municipal solid waste in Malaysia: Salient issues, policies and waste-to-energy initiatives. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2013, 24: 181-186.
  36. Na Li^, Yafei Zhang, Dejuan Kong, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen*, and Shien Hui, Fluid Particle Group Reaction Model and Experimental Verification, Advanced Powder Technology, 2013, 24: 200-206.
  37. Bo Sun^, Yongwen Liu, Xi Chen*, Qulan Zhou, Ming Su, Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of Shell Gasifier in IGCC. Fuel Processing Technology, 2011, 92: 1418-1425.
  38. Bo Sun^, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen*, Tongmo Xu, Shien Hui, Effect of Particle Size in a Limestone-Hydrochloric Acid Reaction System. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2010, 179: 400-408.
  39. Zhongguo Sun^, Guang Xi and Xi Chen*, Numerical simulation of binary collisions using a modified surface tension model with particle method, Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2009, 239: 619-627.
  40. Zhongguo Sun^, Guang Xi and Xi Chen*, A Numerical Study of Stir Mixing of Liquids with Particle Method, Chemical Engineering Science, 2009, 64: 341-350.
  41. Guoxin Cao^, Yu Qiao, Qulan Zhou^ and Xi Chen*, Water Infiltration Behaviors in Carbon Nanotubes under Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions, Molecular Simulation, invited paper, 2008, 34: 1267-1274.
  42. Na Li^, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen*, Tongmo Xu, Shien Hui and Di Zhang, Liquid Drop Impact on Solid Surface with Application to Water Drop Erosion on Turbine Blades, Part I: Nonlinear wave model and solution of one-dimensional impact, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2008, 50: 1526-1542.
  43. Qulan Zhou^, Na Li^, Xi Chen*, Tongmo Xu, Shien Hui and Di Zhang, Liquid Drop Impact on Solid Surface with Application to Water Drop Erosion on Turbine Blades, Part II: Axisymmetric solution and erosion analysis, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2008, 50: 1543-1558.
  44. Qulan Zhou^, Na Li^, Xi Chen, Akio Yonezu, Tongmo Xu and Shien Hui, Water Drop Erosion on Turbine Blades: Numerical Framework and Applications. Materials Transactions, 2008, 49: 1606-1615.
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