Stony Brook University Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center

Recent Publications

T-M. Yeh, Z. Wang, D. Mahajan, B. Hsiao and B. Chu. “High Flux Ethanol Dehydration using Nanofibrous Membranes Containing Graphene Oxide Barrier Layer.” J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1 (41), 12998 – 13003.

Yue Hung, Hazem Tawfik, and Devinder Mahajan. “Effect of Terminal design and Bipolar Plate Material on PEM Fuel Cell Performance.” Smart Grid and Renewable Energy. 2013, 4, 43-47.

Taejin Kim, R.S. Assary, R.E. Pauls, C.L. Marshall, L.A. Curtiss, P.C. Stair, “Thermodynamics and Reaction Pathways of Furfuryl Alcohol Oligomer Formation.” Catal. Comm 2013

S.G. Ryu, E.P. Kim, J.H. Yoo, D.J. Hwang, B. Xiang, O.D. Dubon, A.M. Minor, C.P. Grigoropoulos, “On demand shape-selective integration of individual vertical Germanium nanowires on a Si(111) substrate via laser-localized heating.” ACS Nano 2013, 7(3), 2090-2098.

Mamalis, S., Babajimopoulos, A., Assanis, D. N. and Borgnakke, C., “A Modeling Framework for Second Law Analysis of Low Temperature Combustion Engines.” Int. J. Eng. Res., 2013, in press

Mamalis, S., Babajimopoulos, A., Guralp, O., Najt, P. M. and Assanis, D. N., “The Interaction between Compression Ratio, Boosting and Variable Valve Actuation for High Load HCCI – A Modeling Study” Int. J. Eng. Res., 2013, in press

Morgan Gelinas, M, H. Bokuniewicz, J. Rapaglia, and K.M.M. Lwiza, “Sediment Resuspension by Ship Wakes in the Venice Lagoon” Journal of Coastal Research: 2013.Volume 29, Issue 1: 8-17.

Carretero, S, J. Rapaglia, H. Bokuniewicz, K. Eduardo. “Impact of sea level rise on saltwater intrusion length into the coastal aquifer Partidio de La Costa, Argentina.” Continental Shelf Research, 2013 in press.

Hung, Y, Tawfik, H., and Mahajan, D.,” Effect of Terminal Design and Bipolar Plate Material on PEM Fuel Cell Performance” Scientific Research, Open Access, Vol.4 No.1, PP. 43-47, 2013

D. Weinman, H. Tawfik, and J. Wegrzyn,” Examining the hydrogen purification performance of an electrochemical separation system”, the Advanced Energy Conference, Jacob Javits Center, Manhattan, NY April 2013.

A. Hubert, H. Tawfik, and J. Wegrzyn,” Investigating the carbon monoxide effect on the platinum catalyst in a proton exchange membrane fuel cells” the Advanced Energy Conference, Jacob Javits Center, Manhattan, NY April 2013.

Tsung-Ming Yeh, Devinder Mahajan, Benjamin S. Hsiao and Benjamin Chu, “High Flux Ethanol Dehydration using Nanofibrous Membranes Containing Graphene Oxide Barrier Layer,” J. Mat. Chem. (A), 2013, 1 (41), 12998 – 13003.

K. Horvat, P. Kerkar, K. Jones and D. Mahajan, “Kinetics of Formation and Dissociation of Hydrates from CO2-CH4 Mixtures.” Energies. 2012, 5, 2248-62.

B. Xiang, D. J. Hwang, J. B. In, S.-G. Ryu, J.-H. Yoo, O. Dubon, A. M. Minor, and C. P. Grigoropoulos, “In Situ TEM Near-Field Optical Probing of Nanoscale Silicon Crystallization” Nano Letters, 2012, 12, 2524-2529.

H. Tawfik, Y. Hung and D. Mahajan. “Bipolar Plate Durability and Challenges, in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cell Degradation” Academic Press, Eds. Matthew M. Mench, Emin Caglan Kumbur, T. Nejat Veziroglu. 2012, ISBN: 978-0123869364.

Sasaki, Kotaro; Kuttiyiel, Kurian; Barrio, Laura; Su, Dong; Frenkel, Anatoly; Marinkovic, Nebojsa; Mahajan, Devinder; Adzic, Radoslav, "Carbon-Supported IrNi Core-Shell Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Activity". J. Phys. Chem., C, 2012, 115, 9894-9902.

Mamalis, S., Babajimopoulos, A., Guralp, O. and Najt, P. M., “Optimal Use of Boosting Configurations and Valve Strategies for High Load HCCI – A Modeling Study,” SAE Technical Paper 2012, 2012-01-1101.

P. Gin, N. Jiang, C. Liang, T. Taniguchi, B. Akgun, S. Satija, M. K. Endoh, T. Koga, ”Revealed architectures of adsorbed polymer chains at the solid-polymer melt interfaces” Phys. Rev. Lett., 2012, 109, 265501.

Pereira A.; H. Tawfik and D. Mahajan,”Evaluation of Low Temperature Slurry Catalyst, Copper Zinc Oxide, in the Conversion of Carbon Monoxide in Biomass Synthesis Gas using Water Gas Shift  Chemical Reaction”, the IEEE Journal, April, 2012

Hung Y., Tawfik, H., Mahajan, D., and Zoghi,M., “Heat transfer analysis of air cooling in forced air and forced convection PEM fuel cells” IEEE Digital Library Xplore, Energy and Sustainability Conference (IESC), 2012, International

Hongyang Ma, Christian Burger, Benjamin S. Hsiao and Benjamin Chu, “Nanofibrous Microfiltration Membrane Based on Cellulose Nanowhiskers,” Biomacromolecules, 2012, 13, 180-186

Hongyang Ma, Benjamin S. Hsiao and Benjamin Chu, “Ultra-fine Cellulose Nanofibers as Novel Absorbents for Removal of UO22+ in Water,” ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1, 213-216

Ran Wang, Yang Liu, Brandon Li, Benjamin S. Hsiao and Benjamin Chu, “Electrospun Nanofibrous Membranes for High Flux Microfiltration,” J. Mem. Sci., 2012, 392-393, 167-174
Hongyang Ma, Christian Burger, Benjamin S. Hsiao and Benjamin Chu, “Highly Permeable  Polymer Membranes containing Directed Channels for Water Purification,” ACS Macro Letters, Viewpoint, 2012, 1(6), 723-726

Taejin Kim, R.S. Assary, C.L. Marshall, D.J. Gosztola, L.A. Curtiss, P.C. Stair, “Acid-Catalyzed Furfuryl Alcohol Polymerization: Characterizations of Molecular Structure and Thermodynamic Properties”, ChemCatChem, 2011, 3, 1451-1458.

Taejin Kim, F.E. Celik, D.G. Hanna, S. Shylesh, S. Werner, A.T. Bell, “Gas-Phase Hydroformylation of Propene over Silica-Supported PPh3-Modified Rhodium Catalysts”, Topics in Catalysis, 2011, 54, 299-307.

D.J. Hwang, S.G. Ryu, C.P. Grigoropoulos “Multi-parametric growth of silicon nanowires in a single platform by laser-induced localized heat sources” Nanotechnology, 2011, 22, 385303.

D.J. Hwang, B. Xiang, S.G. Ryu, O. Dubon, A.M. Minor, and C.P. Grigoropoulos “In situ monitoring of optical near-field material processing by electron microscopes” Applied Physics A, 2011, 105(2), 317-321.

T. Koga, N. Jiang, P. Gin, M. K. Endoh, S. Narayanan, L. B. Lurio, and S. K. Sinha, ”Impact of an Irreversibly Adsorbed Layer on Local Viscosity of Nanoconfined Polymer Melts”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 2011, 107, 225901-1-5.

M. Asada, P. Gin, M. K. Endoh, S. K. Satija, T. Taniguchi, and T. Koga, ”Directed Self-assembly of Nanoparticles at the Polymer Surface by Highly Compressible Supercritical Carbon Dioxide” Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 9231-9238.

Manofsky, L., Vavra, J., Assanis, D.N., and A. Babajimopoulos, “Bridging the Gap between HCCI and SI: Spark-Assisted Compression Ignition” SAE Paper 2011-01-1179, SAE 2011 World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 12-14, 2011

Mamalis, S., Nair, V., Andruskiewicz, P., Assanis, D. N., Babajimopoulos, A., Wermuth, N. and Najt, P. M., “Comparison of Different Boosting Strategies for Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engines – A Modeling Study” SAE Technical Paper 2010, 2010-01-0571.

T. Koga, J. Wong, M. K. Endoh, D. Mahajan, and S. Satija, “Hydrate Formation at the Methane/Water Interface on the Molecular Scale”, Langmuir, 2010, 26, 4627-4230.

Shingne, P, Assanis, D.N., Babajimopoulos, A., Keller, P., Roth, D., Becker, M., “Turbocharger Matching for a 4-Cylinder Gasoline HCCI Engine Using a 1D Engine Simulation,” SAE Paper 2010-01-2143, SAE 2010 Powertrain, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 25-27, 2010

Han, D., Ickes, A.M., Bohac, S.V., Huang, Z., Assanis, D.N., “Premixed Low-Temperature Combustion of Blends of Diesel and Gasoline in a High Speed Compression Ignition Engine,” Proceedings, 33rd Int. Symposium on Combustion, Beijing, China, Aug 1-6, 2010.

F.E. Celik, Taejin Kim, A.T. Bell “Novel Vapor-Phase Carbonylation of Dimethoxymethane over H-ZSM-5” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 4813- 4815.

M.T. Lee, D.J. Hwang, C.P. Grigoropoulos, and R. Greif, “Nanocatalyst Fabrication and the Production of Hydrogen by Using Photon Energy” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2009, 34(4), 1835-1843.

Martz, J.B., Kwak, H., Im, H.G., Lavoie, G.A, Assanis, D.N. and S.B. Fiveland, “Propagation of a Reacting Front in an Auto-Igniting Mixture”, Proceedings of the 6th US National Combustion Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI, May 17-20, 2009.

Guralp, O., Hoffman, M., Assanis, D.N., Filipi, Z., Kuo, T.W., Najt. P. and R. Rask, “Thermal Characterization of Combustion Chamber Deposits on the HCCI Engine Piston and Cylinder Head Using Instantaneous Temperature Measurements,” SAE Paper 2009-01-0668, SAE 2009 International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, April 20-23, 2009.

Taejin Kim, Israel .E. Wachs “CH3OH Oxidation over Well-Defined Supported V2O5/Al2O3 Catalysts: Influence of Vanadium Oxide Loading and Surface Vanadium-Oxygen Functionalities” Journal of Catalysis, 2008, 255, 197-205.

Hountalas, D., Mavropoulos, G., Zannis, T. and Mamalis, S., “Use of Water Emulsion and Intake Water Injection as  NOx Reduction Techniques for Heavy Duty Diesel Engines” SAE Technical Paper, 2006, 2006-01-1414.