2014

  • Ziaei-Azad H., Semagina N. Bimetallic catalysts: requirements for stabilizing PVP removal depend on the surface composition, Applied Catalysis A, 482, 327-335 (2014).

  • Shen J., Ziaei-Azad H., Semagina N. Is it always necessary to remove a metal nanoparticle stabilizer before catalysis? Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 391, 36-40 (2014).

  • Ziaei-Azad H., Semagina N. Nickel boosts ring opening activity of iridium, ChemCatChem, 6, 885-894 (2014).

  • Shen J., Semagina N. Iridium- and platinum-free ring opening of indan, ACS Catalysis, 4, 268-279 (2014).

  • Nikakhtari, H.; Wolf, S.; Choi, P.; Liu, Q.; Gray, M.R.* “Migration of Fine Solids into Product Bitumen from Solvent Extraction of Alberta Oilsands, Energy & Fuels, DOI: 10.1021/ef500021y33, 28, 2925–2932 (2014).

  • Ali H. Alshareef, Xiaoli Tan, Colin Diner, Jun Zhao, Alexander Scherer, Khalid Azyat,Jeffrey M. Stryker, Rik R. Tykwinski, and Murray R. Gray, "Binary Interactions in Coke Formation from Model Compounds and Asphaltenes," Energy Fuels 2014, 28, 1692−1700

  • Amani, M.J.; Gray, M.R.; Shaw, J.M.*, “On Correlating Water Solubility in Ill-defined Hydrocarbons”, Fuel, 134, 644-658 (2014).

  • Amani, M.J.; Gray, M.R.; Shaw, J.M.* “The phase behavior of Athabasca bitumen + toluene + water ternary mixtures" Fluid Phase Equilibria, 370, 75–84 (2014).

  • García Zapata, J.L., De Klerk, A., Viscosity changes during mild oxidation of oilsands-derived bitumen: Solvent effects and selectivity. Energy Fuels, 28 (2014) 6242-6248.

  • Shafiee Neistanak, M., Kinetics of Asphaltene Precipitation and Flocculation from Diluted Bitumen, MSc Thesis, University of Calgary, July 2014

  • Dispersion-correcting potentials can significantly improve the bond dissociation enthalpies and noncovalent binding energies predicted by density-functional theory GA DiLabio, M Koleini The Journal of chemical physics 140 (18), 18A542

  • Marek Osacky, Mirjavad Geramian, Qi Liu, Douglas G. Ivey and Thomas H. Etsell, "Surface Properties of Petrologic End Members from Alberta Oil Sands and their Relationship with Mineralogical and Chemical Composition", Energy and Fuels, 28, 934-44 (2014).

  • Evaluating steady-state and time-resolved fluorescence as a tool to study the behavior of asphaltene in toluene.  Hui Ting Zhang, Rui Li, Zixin Yang, Cindy-Xing Yin, Murray R. Gray and Cornelia Bohne.  Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2014, 13, 917

  • Huang, W.J., Kenne Dedzo, G., Stoyanov, S., Lyubimova, O., Gusarov, S., Singh, S., Lao, H., Kovalenko, A., Detellier, C.  “Molecule-Surface Recognition between Heterocyclic Aromatic Compounds and Kaolinite in Toluene Investigated by Molecular Theory of Solvation and Thermodynamic and Kinetic Experiments.”  J. Phys. Chem., C, 118, 23821-23834 (2014)

  • Setayeshgar, A., Lipsett, M.G., Koch, C.R. and Nobes, D.S. (2014) “Particle Motion In A Macro-Scale Multi-Wavelength Acoustic Field”, J. Fluids Eng. 137(1), 011302 (Sep 10, 2014) (10 pages)

  • Sabbagh, R., Lipsett, M.G., Koch, C.R. and Nobes, D.S. (2014) “Hydrocyclone Performance and Energy Consumption Prediction: A ‎Comparison with Other Centrifugal Separators”, Separation Science and Technology”, (Accepted 15 Oct 2014)

  • Natalie McKenzie*, Siqing Yue*, Xudong Liu, Bruce A. Ramsay, Juliana A. Ramsay. Biodegradation of naphthenic acids in oils sands process waters in an immobilized soil/sediment bioreactor. Chemosphere. 109:164-172.

  • D. Hu and K. C. Chou.  "Re-evaluating the Surface Tension Analysis of Polyelectrolyte-Surfactant Mixtures Using Phase-sensitive Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy", Journal of the American Chemical Society,136 (43), 15114 (2014)

  • Mateus Ribeiro Lage, Stanislav R. Stoyanov, Jose Walkimar de Mesquita Carneiro, Tadek Dabros, Andriy Kovalenko, Adsorption of Bitumen Model Compounds on Kaolinite in Liquid and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Solvent: A Study by Periodic DFT and 3D-RISM-KH Molecular Theory of Solvation, Energy Fuels Special Issue on PetroPhase 2014

  • L. M. da Costa, S. R. Stoyanov, S. Gusarov, P. R. Seidl, J. W. de M. Carneiro, and A. Kovalenko,  Computational Study of the Effect of Dispersion Interactions on the Thermochemistry of Aggregation of Fused Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons as Model Asphaltene Compounds in Solution, J. Phys. Chem A, 118, 896-908 (2014).

  • W.-J. Huang, G. K. Dedzo, S. R. Stoyanov, O. Lyubimova, S. Gusarov, S. Singh, H. Lao, A. Kovalenko, and C. Detellier, Molecule-Surface Recognition between Heterocyclic Aromatic Compounds and Kaolinite in Toluene Investigated by Molecular Theory of Solvation and Thermodynamic and Kinetic Experiments, J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, 23821-23834 (2014).