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University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Engineering (M/C 159), 851 South Morgan, Chicago, IL 60607

Office: 812 SEO

The City University of New York
New York, New York
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry 1978

The City College of C.U.N.Y
New York, New York
B.S. (magna cum laude) with Honors in Chemistry 1969

  • Guest Lecturer, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, June-July 2012
  • Guest Researcher, Laboratoire de Combustion et Systemes Reactifs, Orleans, France, 9/05-8/06
  • Visiting Professor, Universitat Karlsruhe, Germany, March, 2006.
  • Professor, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, January, 2003 – Present
  • Head, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, August, 2001 – October, 2002.
  • Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, September, 1996 – Present.
  • Senior Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1993-August, 1996.
  • Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1986-August, 1996.
  • Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1986-1993.
  • Professional Research Staff, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, 1979-86.
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1977 – 1979.
  • Graduate Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer at The City College and Hunter College, 1972 – 1977.
  • Junior High School teacher in Holy Name School, Manhattan, 1970 – 1972.
  • Combustion Institute Finance Committee 2011 – Present
  • Chemical Kinetics Colloquium Co-Chair, 34th International Symposium on Combustion, Warsaw, 2012.
  • Member National Science Foundation Review Panel for CTS, CAREER Grants, May 2006, September 2008.
  • Member National Science Foundation Review Panel for SBIR Grants, April, 2004.
  • Co-Chairman, Host Committee for the 30th International Symposium on Combustion held at UIC July, 2004
  • Co-Chairman, Host Committee for the 3rd Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute held at UIC March, 2003.
  • Member, National Science Foundation Review Panel for Career Awards, CTS, November, 2001
  • Member, National Science Foundation Review Panel for Major Research Instruments, CTS, May, 2001
  • Member, Executive Committee, Central States Section, The Combustion Institute, 1999-2010
  • Co-Chair, Colloquium on Materials Synthesis and Catalytic Combustion, The Twenty Eighth International Symposium on Combustion, August, 2000.
  • Co-Chair, Colloquium on Materials Synthesis and Catalytic Combustion, The Twenty Seventh International Symposium on Combustion, August, 1998.
  • Co-Organizer, BP Oil Workshop on Diesel Low Emissions Additives, Sept. 22-23, 1994.
  • Chairperson, Chemistry of Aromatics Session. Twenty Fifth Symposium (Int’l.) on Combustion, July, 1994.:
  • Member, NASA Review Committee for Microgravity Combustion Science Proposals, 1993.
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences Review Committee for AFOSR Chemistry Division Proposals, 1992.
  • Member, National Science Foundation Panel for Review of Small Business Innovative Research Proposals, 1992.
  • Poster Session Organizer and Chairman – The Twenty-Fourth Symposium (International) on Combustion, 1992.
  • Chairperson, Symposium on Combustion Chemistry Session, A.C.S. National Meeting, August, 1991.:
  • Member at Large, Executive Committee of the Eastern Section of the Combustion Institute. 1989-1991; Secretary 1991-Present.
  • Chairperson, Reaction Kinetics II Session. Twenty-Second Symposium (International) on Combustion, August 1988.:
  • Chairperson, Eastern States Meeting of the Combustion Institute, Elementary Chemical Processes Session, December 1986, Laser Ignition Session, October, 1991.:
  • Invited Attendee, Arco Chemical Company Faculty Forum on Methanol Fuels, 1984.
  • Member; Steering Committee of The C.U.N.Y. Graduate School Doctoral Students’ Council involved in budget planning and administration, 1975 – 1977.
  • Member; Dean’s Faculty Advisory Committee, Princeton University, 1989-1996.
  • Member; American Chemical Society.
  • Member; Combustion Institute.
  • Member; American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Member; American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • UIC Senate
  • College of Engineering Executive Committee, 2010 -Present
  • Campus Research Board, 2009 – present
  • Advisory Committee, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 2007-8, 2009-2010, 2010-2011
  • Research Resource Center Advisory Committee, 1999 – Present
  • Institute for Environmental Science and Policy Steering Committee, Present
  • Review Committee of Head of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • Review Committee of Head of Civil Engineering
  • College of Engineering Administrative Council, 2001-2002
  • Member of Dean’s Retreat Group
  • Search Committee for Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering
  • Search Committee for Director, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy
  • Dean’s AAU Committee
  • Search Committee for Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Search Committee for Director of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
  • Committee on the Future of Materials Program at UIC, College of Engineering
  • Environmental Summit Steering Committee, LAS
  • College of Engineering Machine Shop Committee
  • College of Engineering Grievance Committee
  • University Student Affairs Disciplinary Committee
  • Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Committee
  • AIChE Advisor to the Student Chapter
  • Chemical Engineering Department Search Committee for an Assistant Professor
  • Environmental and Occupational Health Safety Division of the UIC School of Public Health Search Committee for Director
  • Editorial Board Member, Combustion Science and Technology, 1996-2000
  • Deputy Editor, Combustion Science and Technology, 1990-1996.
  • Associate Editor, Combustion Science and Technology, 1986-1990.
  • Reviewer; U.S. Department of Energy, National Science Foundation, NASA, AIAA Journal, Journal of Energy, Combustion Science and Technology, International Symposium on Combustion, International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, Combustion and Flame, and Journal of Physical Chemistry. Present and on-going
  • UIC College of Engineering Faculty Research Award, 2002.
  • Invited Speaker, UIC Engineering School Convocation, December 9, 2000.
  • Fellowship Awardee as a Foreign Researcher of Distinction, from the Minister of Research and Technology, France. July 1989.
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1975.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, 1969.
  • Merck Index Award from The City College, 1969.
  • New York State Regents Scholarship, 1965 – 1969.
  • Referee and session moderator for IJCAI – 89.
  • Head Site Judge for 1989 ACM Midwest Regional Programming Contest.
  • Referee for 1989 International Parallel Processing Conference.
  • 1990 University of Illinois at Chicago Silver Circle Teaching Award Finalist.
  • Invited Speaker at the 1991 International Conference on Computing and Information (Toronto), “Software Engineering Challenges of the Advanced Traveller Information System ADVANCE,” May 1991.
  • SAE 1993 Location Coding Workshop Participant (San Francisco).
  • Invited Speaker for the Communication Society of the Chicago Chapter of IEEE, “The ADVANCE Project,” January 1994.
  • Organizing committee member of the 1994 Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (Paris).
  • Member of the Board of Examiners (1994), Indian Institute of Technology (Kharagpur).
  • Invited Panel Member representing the U.S. at the 1994 Intelligent Vehicle Symposium (Paris), “What is the Future of IVHS in the United States?” October 1994.
  • Invited Speaker (joint presentation with Martin Monahan of FHWA) at the 1995 Pacific Rim Transportation Technology Conference (Seattle), “An Update on the ADVANCE Project,” July 1995.
  • Invited Speaker at the 1995 International Federation of Operational Research Societies 4th Specialized Conference – Operations Research and Engineering Design (St. Louis), “The ADVANCE Dynamic Route Guidance Project,” October 1995. Invited Speaker at the 1995 UIC Engineering Alumni Association Dinner, “Smart Cars, Smart Factories, and Beyond,” November 1995.
  • Member of (USDOT sponsored) GCM Priority Corridor Architecture, Communications and Infrastructure Committee (1996-00).
  • Invited Speaker at Argonne National Laboratory, “Intelligent Transportation Systems Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago,” February 1996.
  • 1999 UIC College of Engineering Research Award.
  • Invited Speaker at Drexel University, “Optimization of High-Speed SMT Placement Machines Using Evolutionary Algorithms,” June 2000.
  • Invited Speaker at University of Alberta, “Optimization of High-Speed SMT Placement Machines Using Evolutionary Algorithms,” June 2000.
  • Keynote Speaker for the Intelligent Transportation Systems Workshop held at Academia Sinica’s Institute of Information Science (Taipai Taiwan). The following two talks were presented: “An Overview of ITS in North America” and “ITS: Lessons Learned and Future Research Directions,” September 2000.
  • Invited participant for a jointly sponsored NSF and USDOT workshop held at UIC to formulate a ten-year basic research program in transportation (October 2000).
  • Program Committee Member for IEEE 5th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (Singapore, September 2002).
  • 2002 Federal Highway Administration National Award for Traveler Information Web Sites for our Gateway System GCMTravel.org (four awards nationally).
  • Invited speaker for Motorola Labs Technology Seminar Series (webcast to Motorola’s 3000 scientists and engineers around the world), “Domain Knowledge Discovery and Management for Electronics Manufacturing and Design,” December 2002.
  • Expert Witness Testimony, United States District Court (Judge John Darrah), Catalina vs. Coolsavings.com, April 2003.
  • Invited Speaker at Illinois Institute of Technology, “Applied AI and Electronics Manufacturing Optimization,” November 2003.
  • 2003 Federal Highway Administration National Award for Traveler Information Web Sites for our Gateway System GCMTravel.org.
  • Member of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Council, 2004 – current.
  • Program Committee Member for 2004 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing, and Control (ICNSC 2004) which will be held on March 21-23, 2004 in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Referee for IEEE Software.
  • Referee for IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation.
  • Referee for Information Processing Letters.
  • Referee for Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Artificial Intelligence.
  • Referee for Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing.
  • Referee for Transportation Research – Part C.
  • Referee for the National Science Foundation.
  • Member of the Association of Computing Machinery.
  • Member of the IEEE Computer Society
  • Member of the American Society of Engineering Education
  • Lifetime member of the American Association of Artificial Intelligence.
STUDENT SUPERVISOR AT UIC

Ph.D. and M.S.E.

  • P. Sarkar M.S.E. Completed, Fall 96 – Spring, 2000
  • J. Cohen M.S.E. Completed, Fall 96 – Fall 99
  • H. Jiang M.S.E. Completed, Spring 97 – Spring 99
  • S. Slaughter M.S.E. Completed, Spring 97 – Fall, 99
  • A. Jain M.S.E. Completed, Fall 99 – Spring 2001
  • A. Isanovic M.S.E. Completed, Spring 98 – Spring, 2003
  • R. Sivaramakrishanan M.S.E. Completed, Fall 2002, PhD Fall, 2004. An Experimental and Modeling Study of the Combustion of Toluene
  • N. K. Srinivasan M.S.E. Completed, Fall 2002,
  • Ashwin Raman M.S.E. Completed, Fall 00 – Spring 2005 PhD, Fall 2007 Role of Diacetylene in Soot Formation – Experimental and Modeling Study
  • Hari Ramamoorthy M.S.E. Completed, Spring 2002
  • Kartik Venkataraman M.S.E. Completed, Spring 2002
  • Srinivas Durgam M.S.E. Completed, Fall 01 –Spring 2006
  • Weiyong Tang Fall 01 –Spring, 2005. PhD Spring, 2005. On the Recombination of Propargyl Radicals and Subsequent C6H6 Isomerization
  • Cheryl Miller M.S.E. Completed, Fall 01 – Spring 2005
  • Arun Satheesh Kumar Raju M.S.E. Completed, Fall 2004.
  • Harikrishnan Vasudevan M.S.E. Completed, Fall 01 – Fall 2004
  • Yuming Liu M.S.E. Completed, Spring 2003.
  • Gabriel Duran M.S.E. Completed, Fall 04- Summer, 06
  • Brad Culbertson PhD Fall 2009. Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Reaction Rates for the Reactions of Carbon with Carbon Dioxide and Water
  • Andrea Comandini PhD student, Fall 07 – Fall 11; M.S.E. Completed, Fall 03- Spring 05. High Pressure Chemistry of Phenyl Radical Reactions With Acetylene
  • Stephen Garner PhD student, Fall 06 – Spring 2011. Biologically Derived Diesel Fuel and NOX Formation: An Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study of Saturated and Unsaturated C8 Fatty Acid Methyl Esters
  • Tom Malewicki PhD student, Spring 07 – Fall 2012. Development of a High Temperature Chemical Surrogate Model for Jet a Using a High Pressure Shock Tube
  • Soumya Gudiyella PhD student, Spring 07 – Spring 12. An Experimental and Modeling Study of the Combustion of Aromatic Surrogate Jet Fuel Components
  • Bharat Srinivasan M.S.E. Completed, Spring 07 – Summer 08
  • Alex Fridlyand PhD student, Fall 09 – Present
  • Xiao Fu PhD student, Fall 09 – Present
  • Dylan Lawson M.S.E. student, Fall 09 – Spring 12
  • Xu Han M.S.E. student, Fall 10-Present

Post- Doctoral Associates

  • R. Tranter Spring 97 – Spring 2004 °
  • D. Fulle Spring 97 – Fall 98 °
  • Emi Ikeda Summer 97- August 99°, ° with Prof. Kiefer
  • KO. Lee Summer 97- June, 99
  • Jennifer Dunn Summer 2004 – July 2005
  • Raghu Sivaramakrishnan Spring 2005 – Fall 2007

Undergraduates At UIC

  • Diane Tate, summer 1999
  • Mike Virre, Spring, Summer and Fall 1999, Spring 2000
  • Xavier Rosado, Spring 2000
  • Ruben Muna, Fall 1999, Spring, Summer and Fall 2000, Spring 2001
  • Albert Lee, Spring 2000
  • Snehal Patel, Summer 2000
  • Laura Terdy, Fall 2000
  • Ephraim Capili, Fall 2000
  • Carmen Outlaw, Spring, 1999, Summer 1999
  • Michelle Castendo, Summer 1999
  • Michelle Dickens, Fall 2001
  • Prince Brown, Fall 2004
  • Diego Velez, Fall 2005
  • Stephen Garner, Fall 2005, Spring 2006
  • Courtney Ford, Spring 2007-Spring 2008
  • Dennis Hernandez, Spring 2007-Spring 2008
  • Noe Carrizales, Spring 2007-Spring 2008
  • Lawrence Semel, Summer 2008-Fall 2008
  • David Garon, Fall 2010, Spring 2011
  • Christine Wiesner, Fall 2012
STUDENT SUPERVISOR AT PRINCETON

Ph.D.

  • T.A. Litzinger 9/81 – 1985*
  • A.B. Lovell 9/84 – 1988*
  • G. Linteris 9/85 – 6/90*,**
  • J. Emdee 9/86 – 9/90*
  • K. Davis 9/87 – 9/92*
  • C. Shaddix 9/88 – 9/94*
  • P. Papas 9/88 – 9/94*
  • R. Butler 9/89 – 6/01*
  • S. Klotz 9/92 – 1/98*
  • C. Mikolaiszak 9/92 – 9/95*
  • M. Pecullan 9/93 – 5/97*
  • S. Zeppieri 9/92 – 6/99*
  • J. Stewart 9/94 – 6/99*
  • J. Leylegian 9/94 – 9/95‡

M.S.

  • J. Brehm 9/92 – 6/95*, ‡
  • G. Davis 9/92 – 6/94*
  • J. Euchner M.S. 1980*
  • C. Venkat M.S. 1981*
  • S.L. Murphy M.S. 1982*
  • E.J. Burke M.S. 1983*

B.S. Research Theses

  • M. Levinson B.S.E. 1981*
  • J. Cramer B.S. 1984*
  • S. Kennedy B.S.E. 1986**
  • C. Cheng B.S.E. 1985**
  • D. Dillon B.S. 1982*
  • K. Ritchie B.S. 1984*
  • P. Askey B.S. 1986, ,*
  • B. Bernstein B.S.E. 1987**
  • F. Frigerio B.S.E. 1995*
  • * with I. Glassman
  • ** with F.L. Dryer
  • ‡ with C.K. Law
TEACHING AT UIC
  • Introduction to Thermodynamics, MIE 205, Spring 2004
  • Introduction to Thermodynamics, Chem. Eng 201, Spring 1997, Spring 1998, Spring 1999.
  • Intermediate Thermodynamics, Mech. Eng. 325, Spring 2003, Fall 2003, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Fall 2012
  • Material and Energy Balances, Chem. Eng. 210, Fall, 1999.
  • Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Chem. Eng. 301, Fall, 1997, Spring 1999, Fall 2000, Fall 2001
  • Combustion Engineering, Chem. Eng. 421, Spring, 1998, Spring 2001
  • Air Pollution Engineering, Chem. Eng. 450, Fall, 1998, Spring, 2000, Spring 2007
  • Transport Phenomena I, Spring 2000
  • Chemical Reaction Engineering, Chem. Eng. 321, Fall, 2000.
  • Introduction to Fluid Mechanics. MIE 212, Fall 2004.
  • Advanced Thermodynamics, MIE 501, Spring 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2009, Fall 2011
  • Plasma Engineering, MIE 533, Fall 2007
  • Thermophysics of Gas Flow, MIE 531, Fall 2008
  • Propulsion Theory, MIE 415, Spring 2010, Spring 2012
  • Compressible Flow Theory, MIE 419, Fall 2010, Fall 2012
TEACHING AT PRINCETON
  • 1995 Special Topics in Combustion – Supercritical Fluids in Combustion
  • 1994, 1995 Thermodynamics Laboratory, MAE 221
  • 1990, 1992, 1996 Special Topics in Combustion – Estimation Techniques for Chemical Kinetics, MAE
  • 1989-1992 French Language Examiner, MAE Dept., Princeton University
  • 1986-1992 Experimental Methods in Combustion, MAE 512

Prior Teaching

  • 1972 – 1977 Hunter College – laboratory and recitation sections
  • 1970 – 1972 Junior High School Science – New York State teaching license received

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS:

1. “Correlation Function Approach to the Study of Raman Band Shapes of Liquid Crystals” in Liquid Crystals and Ordered Fluids, edited by Porter, R.S. and Johnson, J.F. (Plenum, N.Y. 1978), vol. 3, p. 355 (with B.J. Bulkin).

2. “Vibrational Spectra of Liquid Crystals. XI. Correlation Functions Obtained from 4-Octyloxy, 4-Cyanobiphenyl CN Stretching in Smectic, Nematic, Isotropic and Solution Phases,” J. Chem. Phys. 69, 15 (1978)(with B.J. Bulkin).

3. “Vibrational Spectra of Liquid Crystals. XII. Metastable Crystalline Phases of 4-Octyloxy, 4-Cyanobiphenyl Studies by Raman Spectroscopy,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 55, 53 (1979)(with B.J. Bulkin and T. Kennelly).

4. “Direct Observations of Collisional Effects on the Internal Energy Distribution of Propynal Following Collisionless Infrared Multiphoton Pumping,” Chem. Phys. Letters, 67, 36 (1979)(with D.M. Brenner).

5. “Collisionless Infrared Multiphoton Absorption in Propynal,” Chem. Phys. Letters, 72, 202 (1980)(with D.M. Brenner and P.M. Curtis).

6. “Preliminary Studies on the Oxidation of Aromatics at High Temperatures,” in Proceedings of the First Specialists Meeting (Int’l) of the Combustion Institute, Bordeaux, France, 290, 1981 (with J. Euchner, C. Venkat and I. Glassman).

7. “High Temperature Oxidation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons,” Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 19, 143 (1982)(with C. Venkat and I. Glassman).

8. “Physical and Chemical Effects in Soot Formation,” in Recent Advances in Aerospace Science, Ed. by C. Casci, (Plenum Press, New York, 1982) p. 345, (with A. Gomez, F. Takahashi and I. Glassman).

9. “The High Temperature Oxidation of the Methyl Side Chain of Toluene,” Int’l J. of Chem. Kinetics, 16, 1053 (1984)(with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

10. “The High Temperature Oxidation of Butadiene,” Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 20, 613 (1985)(with E.J. Burke and I. Glassman).

11. “A Flow Reactor Study of the Oxidation of N-Octane and Iso-Octane,” Comb. Sci. Technology, 45, 199 (1986)(with F.L. Dryer).

12. “A Flow Reactor Study of the Oxidation of Iso-Butylene and an Iso-Butylene/N-Octane Mixture,” Comb. Sci. Technology, 45, 225 (1986)(with F.L. Dryer).

13. “The High Temperature Oxidation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons,” Progress in Energy and Combustion Science,12,1 (1986).

14. “The Oxidation of Ethylbenzene Near 1060K,” Combustion and Flame, 63, 251 (1986)(with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

15. “The Gas Phase Oxidation of Iso-Propylbenzene at High Temperature,” J. Phys. Chem., 90, 508 (1986) (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

16. “Reactions of N-Propylbenzene During Gas Phase Oxidation,” Comb. Sci. Technology, 50, 117 (1986) (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

17. “High Temperature Oxidation of N-Alkyl Benzenes,” Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 21, 833 (1986) (with G.T. Linteris, T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

18. “Chemical Kinetic Modeling of the Oxidation of Large Alkane Fuels: N-Octane and Iso-Octane,” Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 21, 783 (1986) (with E.I. Axelsson, F.L. Dryer, W.J. Pitz and C.K. Westbrook).

19. “Molecular Structure and Component Blending Effects on Knock Related Chemistry,” SAE Technical Paper, 872109 (1987)(with F.L. Dryer).

20. “Oxidation/Pyrolysis Chemistry as Related to Fuel Sooting Tendencies,” Energy and Fuels 2, 487 (1988)(with I. Glassman).

21. “Benzene Oxidation Perturbed by NO2 Addition,” Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 22, 1063 (1988) (with A.B. Lovell and I. Glassman).

22. “The Gas Phase Pyrolysis of Phenol,” Int. J. Chem. Kinet. 21, 547 (1989)(with A.B. Lovell and I. Glassman).

23. “Thermodynamics of Refractory Material Formation by Combustion Techniques,” in Modern Research Topics in Aerospace Propulsion, G. Angelino, L. DeLuca and W.A. Sirignano, eds., Springer-Verlag 1991, pp. 49-62 (with K. Davis and I. Glassman).

24. “The Oxidation of Toluene Perturbed by NO2”, Comb. Sci. Tech. 70, 33 (1990) (with A.B. Lovell and I. Glassman).

25. “Oxidation of O-Xylene”, Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 23, 77 (1990)(with J.L. Emdee and I. Glassman).

26. “A High Temperature 180 Degree Laser Induced Fluorescence Probe for Remote Trace Radical Concentration Measurements”, Applied Optics 30, 381 (1991)(with G.T. Linteris and F.L. Dryer).

27. “High Temperature Oxidation Mechanics of Meta and Para Xylene”, J. Phys. Chem. 95, 1626 (1991)(with J.L. Emdee and I. Glassman).

28. “Hydroxyl Radical Concentration Measurements in Moist Carbon Monoxide Oxidation in a Chemical Kinetic Flow Reactor”, Combustion and Flame, 86, 162 (1991) (with G.T. Linteris, R.A. Yetter and F.L. Dryer).

29. “Chemical Equilibrium Constraints in the High Temperature Formation of Metallic Nitrides”, Comb. Sci. Tech. 77, 171 (1991)(with K.A. Davis and I. Glassman).

30. “A Kinetic Model for the Oxidation of Toluene Near 1200 K”, Journal of Physical Chemistry, 96, 2151 (1992)(with J.L. Emdee and I. Glassman).

31. “A New Definition and Theory of Metal Pyrophoricity”, Comb. Sci. Tech, 83, 161 (1992)(with I. Glassman and P. Papas).

32. “A Gas-Phase SHS Process”, Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 24, 1877 (1992)(with K.A. Davis and I. Glassman).

33. “Oxidation of 1-Methylnaphthalene”, Symposium (Int’l) on Combustion, 24, 683 (1992)(with C.R. Shaddix and I. Glassman).

34. “A Computational and Experimental Study of Combustion Chamber Deposit Effects on NOx Emissions”, SAE Paper #932815 (1993)(with W.M. Studzinski, P.M. Liiva, P.J. Choate, W.P. Acker, T. Litzinger, S. Bower and M. Smooke).

35. “The Next Twenty Five Years of Combustion Research: One Researcher’s Perspective”, Comb. Sci. Tech. 98, 237 (1994).

36. “Supercritical Combustion Synthesis of Titanium Nitride”, Twenty-Sixth Symposium (International) on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, 1996, pp. 1875-1881. (with J.A. Brehm, I. Glassman and C.K. Law).

37. “The Gas Phase Combustion Synthesis of Materials”, Twenty-Sixth Symposium (International) on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, 1996, pp. 1805-1816.

38. “Laminar Flame Speeds and Oxidation Kinetics of Benzene/Air and Toluene/Air Flames”, Twenty-Sixth Symposium (International) on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, 1996, pp. 1025-1033. (with S.G. Davis, H. Wang and C.K. Law).

39. “Analysis of Fuel Decay Routes in the High Temperature Oxidation of 1-Methyl Naphthalene”, Combustion and Flame 108, pp. 139-157 (1997)(with C.R. Shaddix and I. Glassman).

40. “Pyrolysis Studies of Methylcyclohexane and Oxidation Studies of Methylcyclohexane and Methylclohexane/Toluene Blends”, Combustion and Flame 108, pp.266-286 (1997)(with S. Zeppieri and I. Glassman).

41. “The Pyrolysis and Oxidation of Anisole near 1000K”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 101, pp. 3305-3316. (1997) (with M. Pecullan and I. Glassman).

42. “The Power of Analogies in Chemical Kinetics”, Physical and Chemical Aspects of Combustion: A Tribute to Irvin Glassman, pp. 87-104, Gordon & Breach (1997)(with C.R. Shaddix).

43. “A Computational Study on the Thermochemistry of Cyclopentadiene Derivatives and Kinetics of Cyclopentadienone Thermal Decomposition”, J. Phys. Chem.A 102,1530-1541 (1998) (with H. Wang).

44. “The Pyrolysis and Oxidation of Phenol”, J. Phys. Chem, 102, pp. 8614-8619, (1998) (with M. Pecullan and I. Glassman).

45. “ Supercritical Pyrolysis of Decalin, Tetralin, and N-Decane at 700-800K. Product Distribution and Reaction Mechanism”, Combustion Science and Technology 136, 373-390, (1998) (with J. Stewart and I. Glassman).

46. “Modeling the Combustion of Toluene-N-Butane Blends”, 27th International Symposium on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, PA. p337-344 1998 (with S. Klotz and I. Glassman).

47. “Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis of Titanium Nitride”, AIAA Paper 99-0697, 1999 (with K-O Lee, J.J. Cohen).

48. “Fluidized-Bed Combustion Synthesis of Titanium Nitride”, Proc. Comb. Inst. 28, 1373-1380, 2000. (with K-O. Lee and J.J. Cohen).

49. “Calibration of Reaction Temperatures in Very High Pressure Shock Waves Using Chemical Thermometers”, International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 33,722, 2001 (with R.S. Tranter, R. Sivaramakrishnan, and N. Srinivasan.).

50. “Combustion Synthesis of Advanced Ceramics in a Fluidized Bed”, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 22(4), 19-26, 2001 (with A. Jain).

51. “Design of a High Pressure Single Pulse Shock Tube for Chemical Kinetic Investigations”, Review of Scientific Instruments, 72, 3046, 2001 (with R.S. Tranter and D. Fulle).

52. “Microwave Assisted Combustion Synthesis of Tantalum Nitride in a Fluidized Bed”, Journal of the American Ceramics Society, 86(2), 222-226, 2003 (with A. Jain).

53. “Opportunities of Diagnostics in the Combustion Synthesis of Materials”, Applied Combustion Diagnostics, K. Kohse-Hoinghaus and J.B. Jeffries, eds. 2002., pp. 587-605.

54. “High Pressure, High Temperature Shock Tube Studies of Hydrocarbons”, Physical Chemistry/Chemical Physics, 4, 2001-2010, 2002 (with R. Tranter, R. Sivaramakrishnan and M.D. Allendorf).

55. “Microwave Assisted Combustion Synthesis of Chromium Nitride in a Fluidized Bed”, Proc. Int. Comb. Symp. 29, 1109-1113, 2002 (with A. Jain). 56. “High-Pressure Single-Pulse Shock Tube Investigation of Rich and Stoichiometric Ethane Oxidation”, Proc. Int. Comb. Symp. 29, 1267-1275, 2002, (with R.S. Tranter, H. Ramamoorthy, A. Raman, and M. D. Allendorf ).

57. “Shock Tube Study of Thermal Rearrangement of 1,5-Hexadiyne over Wide Temperature and Pressure Regime”, J. Phys. Chem. A 2004, 108, 3406-3415. (with R.S. Tranter, W. Tang and K.B. Anderson).

58. “Speciation of C¬6H6 Isomers by GC-Matrix Isolation FTIR-MS”, J. Phys. Chem. A 2004, 108, 3403-3405. (with R.S. Tranter, W. Tang, K.B. Anderson and L.B. Harding).

59. “A High Pressure Model for the Oxidation of Toluene”, Proc. Int. Comb. Symp. 30, 1165-1173, 2005 (with R. Sivaramakrishnan and R.S. Tranter).

60. “High Pressure, High Temperature Oxidation of Toluene”, Combustion and Flame, 139(4), 340-350, 2004 (with R. Sivaramakrishnan and R. S. Tranter).

61. “Ethane oxidation and pyrolysis from 5 bar to 1000 bar: experiments and simulation”, Int. J. Chem. Kin., 37, 306-331, 2005 (with R.S. Tranter, A. Raman and R. Sivaramakrishan).

62. “Ring Conserved Isodesmic Reactions: A New Method for Estimating Heats of Formation of Aromatics and PAHs”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 1621-1628, 2005. (with R. Sivaramakrishnan and R. S. Tranter).

63. “Solving Kinetic Inversion Problems via a Physical Trust Region Gauss-Newton (PGN) Method”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 44(10) 3626-3637, 2005. (with W. Tang, L. Zhang and A. Linninger)

64. “Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Carbide and Nitride Nanolayers on Transition Metals”, in Catalyst Preparation, Science and Engineering, Ed. J. Regalbuto, CRS Press, Boca Raton, 141-162, 2007 (with J. Bender, and J.B. Dunn).

65. “Isomeric Product Distributions from the Self Reaction of Propargyl Radicals”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 6056-6065, 2005 (with W. Tang and R.S. Tranter).

66. “A Shock Tube Study of the High Pressure Thermal Decomposition of Benzene”, Comb. Sci. Tech., 178 (1-3), 285-305, 2006 (with R. Sivaramakrishnan, H. Vasudevan, and R. S. Tranter).

67. “Chemical kinetic simulations behind reflected shock waves”, Int. J. Chem. Kin., 38(2), 75-97, 2006 (with W. Tang).

68. “An Optimized Semi-Detailed Sub-mechanism of Benzene Formation from Propargyl Recombination”, J. Phys. Chem. A; 2006; 110(6) pp 2165 – 2175; (with W. Tang and R.S. Tranter).

69. “Shock Tube Pyrolysis of 1,2,4,5-Hexatetraene”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(10), 3605-3613, 2006. (with W. Tang, C.Miller and R.S. Tranter)

70. “The high pressure pyrolysis of toluene: Part I Experiments and modeling of toluene decomposition”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(30), 9388-9399, 2006. (with Sivaramakrishnan R., Tranter R. S.,)

71. “The high pressure pyrolysis of toluene: Part II Modeling benzyl decomposition and formation of soot precursors”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(30), 9400-9404, 2006. (with Sivaramakrishnan R., Tranter R. S.,)

72. “Combustion of CO/H2 mixtures at elevated pressures”, Proc. Comb. Inst. 31, 429-437, 2007. (with Sivaramakrishnan, R., Comandini, A., Tranter, R. S., Brezinsky, K. Davis, S. G., Wang, H., )

73. “High pressure effects on the mutual sensitization of the oxidation of NO and CH4-C2H6 blends”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 9(31), 4230-4244, 2007. (Sivaramakrishnan, R.; Dayma G.; Dagaut P.; Brezinsky, K.)

74. “Elevated Pressure Thermal Experiments and Modeling Studies on the Water-Gas Shift Reaction”, J. Propulsion and Power, 24(5), 1085-1092, 2008 (Culbertson, B.; Sivaramakrishnan, R.; Brezinsky, K.)

75. “The High Pressure Pyrolysis of Saturated and Unsaturated C7 Hydrocarbons”, Proc. Comb. Inst., 32(1), 461-467, 2009 (S. Garner, R. Sivaramakrishnan and K. Brezinsky)

76. “High-Pressure Shock Tube Studies on Carbon Oxidation Reactions with Carbon Dioxide and Water” Energy & Fuels, 23(12), 5806-5812, 2009, (B. Culbertson and K. Brezinsky).

77. “High Pressure Shock Tube Studies on Graphite Oxidation Reactions with Carbon Dioxide and Water”, Proc. Comb. Inst. 33(2), 1837-1842, 2011 (B. Culbertson and K. Brezinsky).

78. “High Pressure Study of m-Xylene Oxidation”, Combustion and Flame 158 (2011) 687–704, (S. Gudiyella, T. Malewicki, A. Comandini and K. Brezinsky)

79. “Biologically Derived Diesel Fuel and NO Formation: An experimental and chemical kinetic study, Part 1” Comb. Flame,158(12), 2289-2301, 2011 (S. Garner and K. Brezinsky).

80. “Theoretical Study of the Formation of Naphthalene from the Radical/π-Bond Addition between Single-Ring Aromatic Hydrocarbons”, J. Phys. Chem., 115(22), 5547-5559, 2011 (A. Comandini and K. Brezinsky).

81. “Biologically Derived Diesel Fuel and NO Formation: Part 2, Model Development and Extended Validation”, Comb. Flame, 158(12), 2303-2313, 2011 (S. Garner, T. Dubois, C. Togbe, N. Chaumeix, P. Dagaut, K. Brezinsky).

82. “High Pressure Study of n-Propylbenzene Oxidation”, Combust. Flame, 159(3), 940-958, 2012 (S. Gudiyella and K. Brezinsky).

83. “Chemistry of PAHs Formation from Phenyl Radical Pyrolysis and Phenyl + Acetylene Reaction”, J. Phys. Chem. A, (2012), 116(10), 2409-2434, (A. Comandini, T. Malewicki,, and K. Brezinsky).

84. “Radical/π-Bond Addition between o-Benzyne and Cyclic C5 Hydrocarbons”, Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2012), 116(4), 1183-1190, ( A. Comandini, K. Brezinsky).

85. “Online and Offline Experimental Techniques for PAHs Recovery and Measurement”, Rev. Sci. Instr. 83(3), 034101, 2012,(A. Comandini, T. Malewicki, and K. Brezinsky).

86. “The Experimental Evaluation of a Methodology to Surrogate Fuel Formulation for the Emulation of Gas Phase Combustion Kinetic Phenomena by a Theory of Real Fuel Oxidation”, Combustion and Flame (2012), 159(4), 1444-1466, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.11.002 (S. Dooley, S. H. Won, J. Heyne, T. Farouk, F.L. Dryer, Y. Ju, K. Kumar, X. Hui, C.-J. Sung, H. Wang; M. Oehlschlaeger; R. Santoro, T. Litzinger; V. Iyer, T. Malewicki, K. Brezinsky).

87. “Study of Acetylene and NOx emissions from n-Heptane and 1-Heptene Counterflow Flames”, Energy & Fuels (2012), 26(2), 879-888 (X. Fu, S. Garner, S. Aggarwal and K. Brezinsky)

88. “Experimental and modeling study on the pyrolysis and oxidation of iso-octane”, Proc. Combust. Inst., 34, Accepted, 2012. (Malewicki, T., Brezinsky, K.,)

89. “Experimental and modeling study on the pyrolysis and oxidation of n-decane and n-dodecane”, Proc. Combust. Inst., 34, Accepted, 2012. (Malewicki, T., Brezinsky, K.,)

90. “The High Pressure Study of n-Propylbenzene Pyrolysis”, Proc. Combust.Inst., 34, Accepted, 2012. (S. Gudiyella and K. Brezinsky)

91. “High pressure study of 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene oxidation”, Comb. Flame 159(11) 3264-3285, 2012, (S. Gudiyella and K. Brezinsky).

92. “Shock-tube studies of combustion-relevant elementary chemical steps and sub-mechanisms”, accepted book chapter, (R.S. Tranter and K. Brezinsky).

93. Experimental and modeling study on the oxidation of Jet A and the n-dodecane/iso-octane/n-propylbenzene/1,3,5-trimethylbenzene surrogate fuel , Comb. Flame, 160(1), 17-30, 2013 (T. Malewicki, S. Gudiyella and K. Brezinsky).

94. “Pyrolysis of n-Heptane and Oxidation in Mixtures of Ethylene/Methane and iso-Octane” , submitted J. Prop. Power, (A. Fridlyand, A. Mandelbaum and K. Brezinsky).

95. “Effect of Unsaturated Bond on NOx and PAH Emissions from n-Heptane and 1-Heptene Triple Flames”, Accepted, J. Energy & Fuels, (X. Han, S.K. Aggarwal and K. Brezinsky).

96. “Pyrolysis of Allyl Iodide”, to be submitted, (A. Fridlyand and K. Brezinsky).

UNREFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES, EXTENDED ABSTRACTS, MISCELLANEOUS ARTICLES

1. “Electronic Spectroscopy of Vibrationally Excited Polyatomics,” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, Paper # 100, March 1980 (with D.M. Brenner and P.M. Curtis).

2. “Fundamental and Semi-Global Kinetic Mechanisms for Hydrocarbon Combustion,” Princeton University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering,” Report #1517, March 1981 (with I. Glassman and F.L. Dryer).

3. “Fundamental and Semi-Global Kinetic Mechanisms of Hydrocarbon Combustion,” Department of Energy, Annual Report, July, 1982 (with F.L. Dryer).

4. “Comparison of Oxidative Pyrolysis Rates and Sooting Tendencies,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract No. 10, 1982 (with S.L. Murphy and I. Glassman).

5. “Preliminary High Temperature Studies of 1,3-Butadiene Oxidation,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract No. 28, 1982 (With E.J. Burke and I. Glassman).

6. “Some Further Results on the Toluene Oxidation Mechanism,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract No. 69, 1982 (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

7. “L’Ossedozione di Aromatici Alchilici,” Sezione Italiana/Combustion Institute Meeting, 1983 (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

8. “Chemical Kinetic Effects in Soot Formation,” American Chemical Society Annual Meeting, March, 1983 (with A. Gomez, F. Takahashi and I. Glassman).

9. “Oxidation Kinetics and Soot Formation,” Research Review Abstracts, pp. 29-33, NASA Lewis, October, 1983 (with I. Glassman).

10. “Fundamental and Semi-Global Kinetic Mechanisms of Hydrocarbon Combustion,” Department of Energy, Final Report # DOE/PC/40283-1, October, 1983 (with F.L. Dryer and I. Glassman).

11. “Further Results on the Oxidation of Ethyl Benzene,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract No. 3, 1983 (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

12. “Phenol Pyrolysis,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract No. 34, 1983 (with E. Wechman, J. DeMay and I. Glassman).

13. “A Preliminary Comparison of N-Octane and Iso-Octane Oxidation Characteristics Near 1000K,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract No. 40, 1983 (with W.M. Proscia, M.F. D’Orazio and F.L. Dryer).

14. “Some Preliminary Observations on Auto-Ignition Chemistry for High Carbon Number Alkanes,” Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Report #1656, April, 1984, (with F.L. Dryer).

15. “The Effects of NO2 Addition on the Oxidation of Toluene,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #91, 1984 (with A.B. Lovell and I. Glassman).

16. “A Comparison of Results from the Oxidation of Normal and Iso-Propyl Benzene,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #90, 1984 (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

17. “A Comparison of the Flow Reactor Oxidation of N-Octane, Iso-Octane, Iso-Butylene and Their Mixtures,” Western States Section/The Combustion Institute, Paper #84-88, 1984 (with F.L. Dryer).

18. “The High Temperature Pyrolysis of N-Octane and Iso-Octane,” Western States Section/The Combustion Institute, Paper No. 3-5A, 1985 (with F.L. Dryer).

19. “Preliminary Experiments with Alpha-Methylnaphthalene Near 1180K,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #68, 1985 (with T.A. Litzinger and I. Glassman).

20. “Flow Reactor Oxidation Studies of the Extent of Reaction in Heptane/Iso-Octane Mixtures as a Function of Octane Number,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #69, 1985 (with S.P. Kennedy and F.L. Dryer).

21. “Some Preliminary Observations on the High-Temperature Oxidation of Tert-Butyl Alcohol and Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #70, 1985 (with T.S. Norton and F.L. Dryer).

22. “An Analysis of the Thermal Breakdown of Unsymmetrical Dimethylhydrazine (UDMH) in a Turbulent Flow Reactor,” O.N.E.R.A., Final Report, October, 1985 (with F.L. Dryer).

23. “Laser Diagnostic System for Concentration Measurements of Radicals,” Department of Energy, Annual Report for DE-FG0584 ER 75156, December, 1985, (with F.L. Dryer and I. Glassman).

24. “A Review of Engine Knock Related Flow Reactor Research,” Report submitted to Sandia National Laboratories, Combustion Research Facility, April, 1986, (with F.L. Dryer).

25. “A Detailed Chemical Kinetic Reaction Mechanism for Oxidation of N-Octane and Iso-Octane,” Paper, Western States Meeting/The Combustion Institute, April, 1986, (with E.I. Axelsson, F.L. Dryer, W.J. Pitz and C.K. Westbrook).

26. “The Gas Phase Pyrolysis of Pure Phenol”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #60, 1986 (with A.B. Lovell and I. Glassman).

27. “Laser Diagnostic System for Concentration Measurement of Radicals,” Department of Energy, Final Report for DE-FG05-84 ER 75156, April 1987.

28. “The Oxidative Degradation of Aromatic Compounds,” NASA, Final Report for NAG3-310, May 1987.

29. “Aromatic-Radical Oxidation Kinetics,” D.O.E. Combustion Research Contractors Meeting, Extended Abstract, Pages 137-140, June 1987 (with I. Glassman).

30. “Oxidation/Pyrolysis Chemistry as Related to Fuel Sooting Tendencies,” ACS, Division of Fuel Chemistry Preprint, Volume 32, No. 3, P. 394, 1987, (with I. Glassman).

31. “The Thermodynamics of TiN Formation by Combustion Techniques,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #30, 1987, (with I. Glassman, P.D. Ronney and F. Takahashi).

32. “DOD-URIP Fuels Combustion Research,” Final report, AFOSR-86-0240, October, 1987.

33. “Comparison of the Oxidation of Toluene and Benzene Perturbed by NO2” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #18, 1988 (with A.B. Lovell and I. Glassman).

34. “Oxidation of Para-Xylene at 1160-1183 K,” Eastern States Section, Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #19, 1988 (with J.L. Emdee and I. Glassman).

35. “The High Temperature Oxidation of Isobutene,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #22, 1988 (with T.J. Held, F.L. Dryer, W.J. Pitz, and C.K. Westbrook).

36. “Preliminary Hydroxyl Radical Concentration Measurement in Moist Carbon Monoxide Oxidation in the Princeton Flow Reactor,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #28, 1988 (with G. Linteris, R. Yetter, F.L. Dryer, and I. Glassman).

37. “Gas Phase Combustion Synthesis of TiN,” Western States Section/The Combustion Institute Paper #89-6, 1989 (with K. Davis and I. Glassman).

38. “Hydroxyl Radical Concentration Measurements in a Turbulent Flow Reactor Using a High Temperature Laser Induced Fluorescence Probe,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #3, 1989 (with G.T. Linteris and F.L. Dryer).

39. “Evidence of Side Chain Interaction in the Oxidation of O-xylene,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #16, 1989 (with J.L. Emdee and I. Glassman).

40. “Combustion Formation of Metallic Nitrides – Equilibrium Considerations,” Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #19, 1989 (with K.A. Davis and I. Glassman).

41. “Induction Times of Hydrogen-Air Systems”, Princeton-Langley Center for High Speed Gas Dynamics, Technical Note #1, 1989 (with I. Glassman and P. Papas).

42. “A New Definition and Theory of Metal Pyrophoricity”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #69, 1990 (with P. Papas and I. Glassman).

43. “The High Temperature Oxidation of Toluene: Experiment and Model Compared”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #4, 1990 (with J.L. Emdee and I. Glassman).

44. “Oxidation of Cyclopentadiene at 1070K”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #2, 1990 (with R.G. Butler and I. Glassman).

45. “The High-Temperature Oxidation of 1-Methylnaphthalene”, The Second International Congress on Toxic Combustion By-Products, Extended Abstract, March, 1991 (with C. Shaddix and I. Glassman).

46. “Benzene/Toluene Oxidation Models: Studies Based on Flow-Reactor and Laminar Flame Speed Data”, Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprint, ACS Symposium on Combustion Chemistry, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August, 1991 (with F.N. Egolfopoulos, J.L. Emdee, C.K. Law, and I. Glassman).

47. “A Gas-Phase SHS Process”, preprint, First International Symposium on Self-Propagating High-Temperature Synthesis, Alma Ata, USSR, September 1991.

48. “Further Consideration of the High-Temperature Oxidation of 1-Methylnaphthalene”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #68, 1991 (with C. Shaddix and I. Glassman).

49. “Feasibility of Gas Phase Combustion Synthesis”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #112, 1991 (with K. Davis and I. Glassman).

50. “The Oxidation of Cyclopentadiene”, Division of Petroleum Chemistry Preprints, 37, 1467 (1992)(with R.G. Butler and I. Glassman).

51. “Pyrolysis and Oxidation Studies of Methylcyclohexane”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract, #83, 1993 (with S. Zeppieri and I. Glassman).

52. “The High Temperature Oxidation of Naphthalene: A Benzene Analog?”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract, #88, 1993 with C.R. Shaddix and I. Glassman).

53. “Oxidation Studies of Methylcyclohexane/Toluene Blends”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #16, 1993 (with S. Zeppieri and I. Glassman).

54. “Combustion Measurements”, Book Review, American Scientist 81, 195 (1993).

55. “A New Method of Producing Graphitic Filaments”, Disclosure of New Technology, Princeton University, April 12, 1994.

56. “A Flow Reactor Study of the Oxidation of Blends of Toluene and Various C4 Species”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #100, 1994 (with S. Klotz, I. Glassman and P.J. Bennett).

57. “The Lean Combustion CO Emissions Problem”, Eastern States Section/Combustion Institute Meeting, Extended Abstract #66, 1994 (with I. Glassman and F. Frigerio).

58. “Laminar Burning Rates and Oxidation Kinetics of Premixed Benzene/Air and Toluene/Air Flames”, Extended Abstract No. 95S-048, Joint Technical Meeting of the Central States Section, Western States Section, and Mexican National Section of the Combustion Institute, San Antonio, Texas, 1995 (with S.G. Davis and C.K. Law).

59. “On the Oxidation Kinetics of Premixed Benzene/Air and Toluene/Air Flames”, Extended Abstract, 1995 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Worcester, MA, 1995 (with S.G. Davis, H. Wang, and C.K. Law).

60. “An Investigation of Phenoxy and Cyclopentadienyl Radical Kinetics through the Pyrolysis and Oxidation of Anisole”, Extended Abstract, 1995 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Worcester, MA, 1995 (with M. Pecullan and I. Glassman).

61. “Overcoming Surface Effects in Cyclopentadiene Combustion”, Extended Abstract, 1995 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Worcester, MA, 1995 (with R.G. Butler and I. Glassman).

62. “High Temperature Combustion Synthesis Using Supercritical Nitrogen”, Extended Abstract, 1995 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Worcester, MA, 1995 (with J.A. Brehm, C.K. Law, and I. Glassman).

63. “Pyrolytic Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) and Solids in Supercritical Methylcyclohexane”, Extended Abstract, 1995 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Worcester, MA, 1995 (with J.F. Stewart and I. Glassman).

64. “Combustion Synthesis of Materials in Microgravity”, NASA Conference Publication 3342, p. 149, 1996 (with C.K. Law and I. Glassman).

65. “A Kinetic Study of the Pyrolysis and Oxidation of Anisole”, Paper #96F-121, 1996 Technical Meeting of the Western States Section of the Combustion Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1996 ( with M. Pecullan and I. Glassman).

66. “Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Supercritical Methylcyclohexane”, Paper 204d,AIChE Annual Meeting, Chicago, 1996 (wih J. Stewart and I. Glassman).

67. “The Oxidation of Toluene/n-Butane Blends”, Extended Abstract #102, 1996 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1996 (with S. Klotz and I. Glassman).

68. “Atmospheric Pyrolysis and Oxidation Studies of Decalin”, Extended Abstract #12, 1997 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Hartford, Connecticut, 1997 (with S. Zeppieri and I. Glassman).

69. “Pressure and Temperature Effects on Supercritical Decalin Pyrolysis”, Extended Abstract #13, 1997 Technical Meeting of the Eastern States Section of the Combustion Institute, Hartford, Connecticut, 1997 (with J. Stewart and I. Glassman).

70. “Supercritical Methylcyclohexane Pyrolysis: A Flow Reactor Study”, Division of Petroleum Chemistry Preprint, Symposium: Structure of Jet Fuels V, 1998 ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA. (with J. Stewart and I. Glassman).

71. “Supercritical Pyrolysis of Decalin, Tetralin, and N-Decane at 700-800K. Product Distribution and Reaction Mechanism”, Work In Progress Poster #W1A23, Twenty-Seventh International Symposium on Combustion, August, 1998 (with J. Stewart and I. Glassman).

72. “High Temperature Atmospheric Pyrolysis and Oxidation Studies of Decalin”, Work In Progress Poster #W1A24, Twenty-Seventh International Symposium on Combustion, August, 1998 (with S. Zeppieri and I. Glassman).

73. “A Single Pulse Shock Tube for Examination of Combustion Reactions At High Pressures”, Work In Progress Poster #W1A25, Twenty-Seventh International Symposium on Combustion, August, 1998 (with R.S. Tranter, D. Fulle, E. Ikeda, P. Sarkar and J.H. Kiefer).

74. “Fluidized Bed Combustion Synthesis of Titanium Nitride”, Work In Progress Poster #W2G09, Twenty-Seventh International Symposium on Combustion, August, 1998 (with K.O. Lee and J.J. Cohen).

75. “Combustion Synthesis of Nitrides”, Paper 224, 1st Joint Meeting of the United States Sections, The Combustion Institute, 1999 (with J. Cohen and K-O. Lee).

76. “Microwave Assisted Combustion Synthesis of Advanced Ceramics in a Fluidized Bed”, Paper #60, 2nd Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, March, 2001 (with A. Jain).

77. “Very High Pressure Investigation of Ethane and Propane Pyrolysis”, Paper #28, 2nd Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, March, 2001 (with R.S. Tranter, R. Sivaramakrishnan and N.K. Srinivasan.).

78. “Ethane and Propane Pyrolysis in a Very High-Pressure Shock Tube”, Presentation Record for AIChEAnnual Meeting November, 2001, Reno, Nevada. (with R.S.Tranter, R. Sivaramakrishnan, N. Srinivasan).

79. “Shock Tube Investigations of Hydrocarbon Oxidation and Pyrolysis Over Very Wide Pressure Ranges”, 2002 Spring Technical Meeting, Central States Section, The Combustion Institute, Knoxville, TN, April, 2002 (with R.S. Tranter, H. Ramamorthy, A. Raman, R. Sivaramakrishnan).

80. “High Pressure Shock Tube Studies of Aromatics”, Presentation Record for AIChE Annual Meeting November, 2002, Indianapolis, Indiana. (with R.S. Tranter and R. Svaramakrishnan).

81. “Microwave Assisted Fluidized Bed Combustion Synthesis”, Presentation Record for AIChE Annual Meeting November, 2002, Indianapolis, Indiana. (with A. Jain).

82. “Combustion Chemistry of Hydrocarbons-Relevance to Pollution Prevention”, 25th Midwest Environmental Chemistry Workshop, UIC, Chicago, October 5-6, 2002. (with Sivaramakrishnan R., Vasudevan H., Durgam S., Tranter R. S.)

83. “High Temperature, High Pressure Oxidation of Toluene”, Paper A04, Third Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, March, 2003. (with R.S. Tranter, R. Sivaramakrishnan, S. Durgam and H. Vasudevan).

84. “High Pressure Single Pulse Shock Tube Study of 1,5 Hexadiyne Pyrolysis at Temperatures Between 820-1040K”, Paper A35, Third Joint Meeting of the U.S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, March, 2003. (with W. Tang, R. S. Tranter and A.S.K. Raju).

85. “High Pressure, High Temperature Oxidation of Toluene”, 2003 Conference on the Environment, UIC, Chicago, April 9-10, 2003 (with Sivaramakrishnan R., Vasudevan H., Durgam S., Tranter R. S.)

86. “High Temperature, High Pressure Study of A key Combustion Reaction Leading to Soot Formation”, 2003 UIC Conference on the Environment, April 09-10, 2003, Chicago, IL. (with W. Tang, R.S. Tranter and K. Brezinsky,

87. “High Pressure Oxidation of Toluene”, Paper 544h, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 21 2003, San Francisco, CA. (with Sivaramakrishnan R., Tranter R. S.)

88. “Shock Tube Study of Thermal Rearrangement of 1,5-Hexadiyne”, Paper 545h, AIChE Annual Meeting, November 16-21, 2003, San Francisco, CA. (with Weiyong Tang, R.S. Tranter).

89. “A High Pressure Model for Aromatics Oxidation and Pyrolysis”, Proceedings of the 2004 Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, March 2004, Austin, Texas (with Sivaramakrishnan R., Vasudevan H., Raju A. S. K., Tranter R. S.)

90. “Rate Recovery and Model Optimization via a CHEMKIN Integrated Numerical Method”, Proceedings of the 2004 Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, March 21-23, 2004, Austin, Texas. (with Weiyong Tang, R.S. Tranter and K. Brezinsky,

91. “Comprehensive Study of Ethane Oxidation and Pyrolysis”, Poster presented at the 2004 Chicago Joint Conference on the Environment, April 6-7 2004, UIC, Chicago, Illinois. (with Raman A., Sivaramakrishnan R., Tranter R. S., Brezinsky K.,

92. “Rate Recovery and Model Optimization via A CHEMKIN Integrated Dynamic Trust Region Method”, Poster submission, 30th International Symposium on Combustion, 2004, Chicago, IL (with W. Tang, R.S. Tranter)

93. “Microwave Assisted Fluidized Bed Synthesis of Catalytic Nitride and Carbide Nanolayers”, Paper Coll 36, 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Anaheim California (with Justin Bender), March,2004.

94. “The High Pressure Pyrolysis of Benzene and Toluene in a Single Pulse Shock Tube-Experiments and Modeling”, Proceedings of the Fourth Joint Meeting of the U. S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, Paper C07, Philadelphia, March 2005. Sivaramakrishnan R., Vasudevan H., Tranter R. S., Brezinsky K.,

95. “Accurate Thermochemistry using a New Ring Conserved Isodesmic Reaction Scheme-A DFT study of Aromatics and PAHs”, Proceedings of the Fourth Joint Meeting of the U. S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, Paper A09, Philadelphia, March 2005. Sivaramakrishnan R., Tranter R. S., Brezinsky K.,

96. “Rigorous Chemical Kinetic Simulations behind Reflected Shock Waves”, Proceedings of the Fourth Joint Meeting of the U. S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, Paper C42, Philadelphia, March 2005. Tang, W., Brezinsky K.,

97. “Isomeric Product Distributions of the Recombination of Propargyl Radicals”, Proceedings of the Fourth Joint Meeting of the U. S. Sections of the Combustion Institute, Paper C26, Philadelphia, March 2005. Tang, W., R.S. Tranter and K. Brezinsky,

98. “The High Pressure Pyrolysis of Toluene”, 19th International Symposium on Gas Kinetics, Orleans, France, July 22-27, 2006. Sivaramakrishnan R., Tranter R. S., Brezinsky K.,

99. “High Pressure studies into the mutual sensitization of the oxidation of NO and natural gas blends”, Paper C38, 5th US Combustion Meeting, San Diego, March 25-28 2007. Sivaramakrishnan, R.; Dayma, G.; Dagaut P.; Brezinsky, K.

100. “Validation of a detailed chemical kinetic model for the high pressure combustion of methane-Flame and ignition characteristics”, Paper A22, 5th US Combustion Meeting, San Diego, March 25-28 2007. Sivaramakrishnan, R.; Som, S.; Brezinsky, K.; Aggarwal, S. K.

101. “The high pressure water gas shift reaction”, Paper C23, 5th US Combustion Meeting, San Diego, March 25-28 2007. Culbertson, B.; Sivaramakrishnan, R.; Brezinsky, K.

102. “Experimental and modeling study of the pyrolysis of diacetylene at high temperatures and pressures” Paper F01, 5th US Combustion Meeting, San Diego, March 25-28 2007. Raman, A.; Sivaramakrishnan, R.; Brezinsky, K.

103. “High pressure shock tube studies on C(s)+CO2”, Work In Progress Poster, W4P111, 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, Montreal, Canada, August 3-8, 2008. B. Culbertson and K. Brezinsky.

104. “Oxidation of potential surrogate fuel components of JP-8”, Work In Progress Poster, W5P108, 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, Montreal, Canada, August 3-8, 2008. T. Malewicki, S. Gudiyella and K. Brezinsky.

105. “Study of phenyl radical pyrolysis in the presence of acetylene”, Work In Progress Poster, W5P119, 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, Montreal, Canada, August 3-8, 2008. A. Comandini, S.H. Duerrstein, K. Brezinsky and M. Olzmann.

106. “High Pressure Pyrolysis of Saturated and Unsaturated C7 Hydrocarbons” Work In Progress Poster, 1P20, 32nd International Symposium on Combustion, Montreal, Canada, August 3-8, 2008. S. Garner, R. Sivaramakrishnan, K. Brezinsky.

107. “Pyrolytic Reactions of the Phenyl Radical in the Presence of Acetylene”, Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop, Poster, December 2nd, 2008. A. Comandini, S. Duerrstein, M. Olzmann and K. Brezinsky.

108. “The Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Pyrolytic Reactions of the Phenyl Radical in the Presence of Acetylene”, Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop, Poster Presentation, December 2nd, 2009. A. Comandini, and K. Brezinsky.

109. “Possible Chemical Sources of Increased NOx From Biodiesel” Work In Progress Poster, W4P008. 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, Beijing, China, 2010, S. Garner and K. Brezinsky.

110. “The Formation of PAH’s in the Pyrolytic Reactions of the Phenyl Radical with Acetylene”, Work In Progress Poster, W4P104, 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, Beijing, China, August 1-6, 2010, A. Comandini, T. Malewicki, K. Brezinsky.

111. “High Pressure Study of n-Propylbenzene Oxidation” Work In Progress Poster, W1P007, 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, Beijing, China, August 1-6, 2010, S. Gudiyella, T. Malewicki, K. Brezinsky.

112. “High Pressure Study of m-Xylene Oxidation” Work In Progress Poster, W1P006, 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, Beijing, China, August 1-6, 2010, S. Gudiyella, T. Malewicki, A. Comandini, K. Brezinsky.

113. “High Pressure Study of Oxidation and Pyrolysis of N-Decane”, Work In Progress Poster, W1P008, 33rd International Symposium on Combustion, Beijing, China, August 1-6, 2010, T. Malewicki, K. Brezinsky.

114. “The Formation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Pyrolytic Reactions of the Phenyl Radical in the presence of Acetylene”, Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium & Workshop, Washington D.C., November 30 – December 2, 2010, Poster Number: 70. A. Comandini, S. Gudiyella, T. Malewicki, K. Brezinsky.

115. “High Pressure Study of 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene oxidation”, Fall Sectional Meeting of the Combustion Institute, UCONN (Oct., 2011). S. Gudiyella and K. Brezinsky

116. “NOx and PAH Emissions from n-Heptane and 1-Heptene Partially Premixed Flames”, Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute April 22–24, 2012, Xiao Fu , Kenneth Brezinsky and Suresh Aggarwal.

117. “A numerical investigation of NOx emission from n-heptane and 1-heptene triple flames”, Spring Technical Meeting of the Central States Section of the Combustion Institute, April 22–24, 2012, Suresh Aggarwal, Xu Han Kenneth Brezinsky.

(As Proposal Co-Author and Co-Principal Investigator)

PREVIOUS PROGRAMS

  • Oxidative Degradation of Aromatic Compounds (with I. Glassman), NASA-Lewis, $226,000, 9/82 – 8/85.
  • Laser Diagnostics System for Concentration Measurements of Radicals (with F.L. Dryer and I. Glassman), DOE-Instrumentation, $151,000, 9/84 – 8/85.
  • A Study of the Thermal Decomposition of Unsymmetrical Dimethyl Hydrazine (UDMH), (with F.L. Dryer), January, 1985, Office National D’Etudes Et De Recherches Aerospatiales, $10,020.
  • Aromatic-Radical Oxidation Kinetics (with I. Glassman), April, 1985, D.O.E., Office of Basic Energy Sciences, $225,000, 7/86-6/89.
  • Fuels Combustion Research (as author only, I. Glassman, F.L. Dryer and F.A. Williams as P.I’s) November, 1985, DOD-University Research Instrumentation Program.
  • Fundamental Studies of Fuel Chemistry as Related to Internal Combustion Engine Phenomena: The Chemistry of Autoignition (with F.L. Dryer), June, 1986. Department of Energy, Division of Energy Conservation and Utilization Technologies, $241,115, 1987-1989.
  • Combustion Synthesis of Refractory Materials (with I. Glassman), March, 1988, National Science Foundation, 9/88-8/89, $97,996.
  • Supplemental Funding (with I. Glassman), March 1988. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $19,800.
  • Fuels Combustion Research (with I. Glassman), Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $553,655, 10/88-9/91.
  • Aromatic-Radical Oxidation Kinetics – Renewal (with I. Glassman), February, 1989. D.O.E., Office of Basic Energy Sciences, $248,275, 7/89-6/92.
  • Combustion Synthesis of Refractory Materials – Renewal (with I. Glassman), April, 1989, National Science Foundation, $99,070, 9/89-8/90. Funded – $63,000.
  • A Novel Combustion Synthesis of Refractory Materials (with I. Glassman), National Science Foundation $269,890 – 9/91-8/94.
  • Aromatic-C4 Interaction Chemistry (with I. Glassman), BP International Limited, $359,590, 11/91 – 10/94.
  • Fuels Combustion Research (with I. Glassman), Air Force Office of Scientific Research, $468,550, 10/94-9/97.
  • Flow Reactor Study of the Oxidation of Water/Phenol/Anisole Mixtures (with I. Glassman), Sandia National Laboratories, $150,000 (Approx.) 7/1/95-6/30/97.
  • Combustion Synthesis of Materials in Microgravity, NASA, $405,000, 11/92 – 10/95; (with I. Glassman and C.K. Law), Renewed, $480,000, 5/96-5/00

At UIC, i.e. after arrival September, 1996 and already completed

  • Purge and Trap Concentrator, UIC Campus Research Board, $5,706. 1997.
  • Very High Pressure Single Pulse Shock Tube Studies of Aromatic Species, DOE, $330,000, 8/98-7/01.
  • Comprehensive Shock Tube Studies of Current Combustion Kinetic Problems Over Extreme Ranges of Pressure and Temperature, National Science Foundation, $164,999, 9/99-9/01 (with J. Kiefer, Co- P.I.),
  • Shock Tube Investigation of the Oxidation of Rich Ethane and Oxygen Mixtures, The Sandia Laboratories, $35,001, 1/01-12/01, $8,000, 1/02 -12/02.
  • Very High Pressure Single Pulse Shock Tube Studies of Aromatic Species, DOE, $345,000, 12/01-12/04.
  • Shock Tube Studies of Soot Chemistry Over Extreme Ranges of Pressure and Temperature, National Science Foundation, $318,000, 7/01-12/04 (with J. Kiefer as co-P.I.).
  • REU Site in Novel Materials and Processing, NSF, $199,758, 4/02-3/05, as co-P.I., (with C.G. Takoudis, P.I., and A. Linninger, G.A. Mansoori and J.R. Regalbuto as additional co-P.I.’s).
  • Acquisition of Surface Analysis Instrumentation for Research and Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago, NSF, $280,000 (with four other P.I.’s).
  • Very High Pressure Single Pulse Shock Tube Studies of Aromatic Species, DOE, $65,000, 12/15/04- 12/14/05
  • High Pressure Studies of Carbon Monoxide Oxidation for Application to Mars Exploration, NASA, $367,066, 1/04-11/07.
  • Science Teacher Research (CSTR) Program – Research Experiences for Teachers, NSF, $400,806, 07/05-04/07, as Co-P.I. with A. Linninger (P.I.) and others
  • Remediation of Sour Natural Gas, DOE, $175,000, 03/15/05-01/15/08.
  • Comprehensive JP-8 Mechanism For Vitiated Flows – AFOSR SBIR Phase I, $100000 (Brezinsky portion, $33,333), 6/08-2/09 (Jacques Bingue, Innovation Energy Solution, P.I.)
  • Fundamental Understanding of Propellant/Nozzle Interaction to Mitigate Erosion for Very High Pressure Missile Propellant Applications, MURI, Office of Naval Research (ONR), $3,071,307 (Brezinsky portion, $614,300), 7/1/04-5/31/09.
  • Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education, NSF, $297,391 , 8/04-8/09, as Co-P.I. with D. Wink(P.I.) and Others
  • Biologically Derived Diesel Fuels and NO, $ 240,000, NSF, 4/15/06-8/31/10.
  • NSF IREE: Collaborative Single Pulse Shock Tube and Jet Stirred Reactor Studies on NO Formation From Biologically Derived Diesel Fuels, $34,552, NSF Supplement, 10/01/06 -8/31/10
  • Aromatic Radicals-Acetylene Particulate Matter Chemistry, $410,855, 7/07-7/11. DOE-SERDP.
  • Generation of Comprehensive Surrogate Kinetic Models and Validation Databases for Simulating Large Molecular Weight Hydrocarbon Fuels, $881,000 (Brezinsky portion), MURI. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, (Fred Dryer, Princeton U. P.I.) 7/07-6/12

CURRENT PROGRAMS

  • Novel materials and processing in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering – Research Experience for Undergraduates, NSF, $237,568, 04/05-04/14, as Co-P.I. with C. Takoudis (P.I.) and others

PENDING

  • Bio-Derived Fuels for Low Temperature Combustion, NSF/DOE, K. Brezinsky P.I., S.K. Aggarwal and S.S. Goldsborough Co-P.I.’s, $1,233,389, 11/1/12.