Publications 1983 2017

  • 27 h-Index
  • 82 Article
  • 45 Conference contribution
  • 2 Chapter
2011
31 Citations

Supported mesoporous solid base catalysts for condensation of carboxylic acids

Murkute, A. D., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Mar 7 2011 In : Journal of Catalysis. 278, 2, p. 189-199 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Carboxylic Acids
Silicon Dioxide
Condensation
Catalysts
Carboxylic acids
2010
13 Citations

A kinetic and mass transfer model for glycerol hydrogenolysis in a trickle-bed reactor

Xi, Y., Holladay, J. E., Frye, J. G., Oberg, A. A., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Nov 19 2010 In : Organic Process Research and Development. 14, 6, p. 1304-1312 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hydrogenolysis
glycerols
mass transfer
beds
reactors
8 Citations

Modeling the auto-ignition of oxygenated fuels using a multistep model

Toulson, E., Allen, C. M., Miller, D. J. & Lee, T. Feb 18 2010 In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 2, p. 888-896 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ignition
Reaction kinetics
Biofuels
Esters
Alcohols
10 Citations

Optimization of a multi-step model for the auto-ignition of dimethyl ether in a rapid compression machine

Toulson, E., Allen, C. M., Miller, D. J., Schock, H. J. & Lee, T. Jun 17 2010 In : Energy and Fuels. 24, 6, p. 3510-3516 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ignition
dimethyl ether
Ethers
Kinetic parameters
Temperature
12 Citations

Phase equilibria for reactive distillation of diethyl succinate. Part I. System diethyl succinate + ethanol + water

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Vu, D. T., Bernard-Brunel, D., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Mar 25 2010 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 290, 1-2, p. 63-67 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation
Phase equilibria
Ethanol
Water
Liquids
9 Citations

Phase equilibria for reactive distillation of diethyl succinate. Part II: Systems diethyl succinate + ethyl acetate + water and diethyl succinate + acetic acid + water

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Rossman, P. K., Vu, D. T., Bernard-Brunel, D., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T. Mar 25 2010 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 290, 1-2, p. 68-74 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation
Phase equilibria
Acetic Acid
Water
diethyl succinate

Reactive distillation for the biorefinary: Pilot plant synthesis of succinic acid esters

Kolah, A., Orjuela, A., Hanna, N., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

1 Citations

Reactive distillation for the biorefinary: Pilot plant synthesis of succinic acid esters

Kolah, A., Orjuela, A., Hanna, N., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2010 10AIChE - 2010 AIChE Spring Meeting and 6th Global Congress on Process Safety.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Succinic Acid
Pilot plants
Distillation
Esters
Ethanol
2009
2 Citations

An improved approach for cyclic acetals from glycerol

Hong, X., Kolah, A. K., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Acetals
Glycerol
1,1-diethoxyethane
Acetaldehyde
Ethanol

Correlation of reaction rates for lactic acid hydrogenation in batch and trickle bed reactors

Xi, Y. & Miller, D. J. 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Batch reactors
Lactic acid
Hydrogenation
Reaction rates
Lactic Acid
8 Citations

Interaction of polyols with ruthenium metal surfaces in aqueous solution

Peereboom, L., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2009 In : Green Chemistry. 11, 12, p. 1979-1986 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ruthenium
aqueous solution
metal
Ruthenium
Glycerol

Novel solid base catalyst for condensation of carboxylic acids

Murkute, A. D., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Carboxylic Acids
Silicon Dioxide
Condensation
Catalysts
Carboxylic acids

Phase equilibria for the system diethyl succinate - Ethanol - Water

Oriuela, A., Miller, D. J., Lira, C. T., Vu, D. T. & Yanez, A. J. 2009 8th World Congress of Chemical Engineering: Incorporating the 59th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference and the 24th Interamerican Congress of Chemical Engineering.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Phase equilibria
Ethanol
Water
Liquids
diethyl succinate
1 Citations

Reactive distillation in a mixed acid esterification process for biobased chemicals production

Orjuela, A., Kolah, A., Hong, X., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

2008
34 Citations

Effect of biogenic fermentation impurities on lactic acid hydrogenation to propylene glycol

Zhang, Z., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Sep 2008 In : Bioresource Technology. 99, 13, p. 5873-5880 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lactic acid
Glycols
Fermentation
Hydrogenation
Propylene

High pressure catalytic hydrogenation of acetone in a PDMS based recirculating microreactor system

Pimparkar, K., Lin, R., Ofoli, R. Y., Jackson, J. E., Obare, S. & Miller, D. J. 2008 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Acetone
Hydrogenation
2-Propanol
Mechanical stability
Microfluidics
11 Citations

Hydrogenation of amino acid mixtures to amino alcohols

Pimparkar, K. P., Miller, D. J. & Jackson, J. E. Oct 15 2008 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47, 20, p. 7648-7653 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Amino Alcohols
Hydrogenation
Amino Acids
Amino alcohols
Amino acids
59 Citations

Reaction kinetics for the heterogeneously catalyzed esterification of succinic acid with ethanol

Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Aug 6 2008 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47, 15, p. 5313-5317 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ion Exchange Resins
Esterification
Succinic Acid
Reaction kinetics
Ethanol
19 Citations

Triethyl citrate synthesis by reactive distillation

Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Feb 20 2008 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47, 4, p. 1017-1025 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Distillation columns
Distillation
ethyl citrate
distillation
experiment
2007
1 Citations

A kinetic and mass transfer model for glycerol hydrogenation in a trickle bed reactor

Xi, Y., Holladay, J. E., Frye, J. G., Oberg, A. A., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Glycerol
Hydrogenation
Mass transfer
Kinetics
Hydrogenolysis
14 Citations

Aqueous-phase adsorption of glycerol and propylene glycol onto activated carbon

Peereboom, L., Koenigsknecht, B., Hunter, M., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Mar 2007 In : Carbon. 45, 3, p. 579-586 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Glycols
Glycerol
Activated carbon
Propylene
Adsorption

Continuous process for esterification of citric acid: Formation of triethyl citrate

Asthana, N. S., Kolah, A., Miller, D., Vu, D. & Lira, C. 2007 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Esterification
Citric Acid
ethyl citrate
Distillation columns
Catalysts
30 Citations
Ruthenium
Organic acids
Hydrogenation
Carbon
Catalysts
20 Citations

Mild electrocatalytic hydrogenation of lactic acid to lactaldehyde and propylene glycol

Dalavoy, T. S., Jackson, J. E., Swain, G. M., Miller, D. J., Li, J. & Lipkowski, J. Feb 15 2007 In : Journal of Catalysis. 246, 1, p. 15-28 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lactic acid
propylene
hydrogenation
glycols
Propylene Glycol
35 Citations

Reaction kinetics of the catalytic esterification of citric acid with ethanol

Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. May 9 2007 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 46, 10, p. 3180-3187 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Citric acid
Esterification
Reaction kinetics
Ethanol
Kinetics
2006
24 Citations

A kinetic model for the esterification of lactic acid and its oligomers

Asthana, N. S., Kolah, A. K., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Jul 19 2006 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 45, 15, p. 5251-5257 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Esterification
Lactic acid
Oligomers
Kinetics
Lactic Acid

Phase equilbria for bio-derived chemicals

Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T., Elliott, J. R., Asthana, N. S., Kolah, A. & Miller, D. J. 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Polyols and organic acids adsorption onto activated carbon, and its role in aqueous-phase catalytic hydrogenation rates

Peereboom, L., Chen, Y. Q., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Polyols
Organic acids
Activated carbon
Hydrogenation
Adsorption

Polyols and organic acids adsorption onto activated carbon, and its role in aqueous- phase catalytic hydrogenation rates

Peereboom, L., Chen, Y., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

11 Citations

Process model and economic analysis of itaconic acid production from dimethyl succinate and formaldehyde

Shekhawat, D., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Jan 2006 In : Bioresource Technology. 97, 2, p. 342-347 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Economic analysis
Formaldehyde
itaconic acid
dimethyl succinate
Economic Models

The effects of temperature and hydrogen on glycerol adsorption on ruthenium metal

Peereboom, L., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2006 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Ruthenium
Glycerol
Hydrogen
Metals
Adsorption
29 Citations

Vapor - Liquid equilibria in the systems ethyl lactate + ethanol and ethyl lactate + water

Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T., Asthana, N. S., Kolah, A. K. & Miller, D. J. Jul 2006 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 51, 4, p. 1220-1225 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Phase equilibria
Ethanol
Water
ethyl lactate
Azeotropes
2005
44 Citations

A continuous reactive separation process for ethyl lactate formation

Asthana, N., Kolah, A., Vu, D. T., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Sep 2005 In : Organic Process Research and Development. 9, 5, p. 599-607 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethanol
ethyl lactate
lactates
ethyl alcohol
Lactic Acid

Aqueous-phase catalytic hydrogenation of organic acids and their mixtures

Chen, Y., Miller, D. J. & Jackson, J. E. 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. p. 12047-12054 8 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Hydrogenation
Acids
Kinetics
Adsorption

Aqueous-phase catalytic hydrogenation of organic acids and their mixtures

Chen, Y., Miller, D. J. & Jackson, J. E. 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 2005

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Hydrogenation
Acids
Propionic acid
Lactic acid
43 Citations

Oligomer distribution in concentrated lactic acid solutions

Vu, D. T., Kolah, A. K., Asthana, N. S., Peereboom, L., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. Sep 20 2005 In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 236, 1-2, p. 125-135 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lactic acid
oligomers
Lactic acid
Oligomers
Lactic Acid

Reactive distillation for the biorefinery: Production of organic acid esters

Asthana, N., Kolah, A., Vu, D., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2005 ACS Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 2 ed. Vol. 50, p. 683-684 2 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Distillation
Esters
Recovery
Acetaldehyde
1 Citations

Reactive distillation for the biorefinery: Production of organic acid esters

Asthana, N., Kolah, A., Vu, D., Lira, C. T. & Miller, D. J. 2005 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. Vol. 230

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Distillation
Esters
Esterification
Succinic Acid
2004

Aqueous phase catalytic hydrogenation of organic acids

Farrugia, J. E., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2004 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 227

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Organic acids
Hydrogenation
Feedstocks
Bearings (structural)
Ruthenium

Electrocatalytic hydrogenation of a model α- functionalized carboxylic acid in aqueous medium

Dalavoy, T. S., Jackson, J. E., Swain, G. M. & Miller, D. J. 2004 Proceedings - Electrochemical Society. Lessard, J., Hapiot, P. & Taniguchi, I. (eds.). Vol. 10, p. 113-116 4 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Carboxylic acids
Hydrogenation
Diamonds
Electrodes
Acids

Involving constituencies in curriculum redesign

West, J., Miller, D. J. & Briedis, D. 2004 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 8421-8429 9 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Curricula
Chemical engineering
20 Citations

Kinetics of the aqueous-phase hydrogenation of L-alanine to L-alaninol

Jere, F. T., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Jun 23 2004 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 43, 13, p. 3297-3303 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Alanine
Hydrogenation
Kinetics
2-aminopropanol
Phosphoric acid
33 Citations

Propylene glycol and ethylene glycol recovery from aqueous solution via reactive distillation

Dhale, A. D., Myrant, L. K., Chopade, S. P., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Jul 2004 In : Chemical Engineering Science. 59, 14, p. 2881-2890 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Propylene Glycol
Ethylene Glycol
Distillation
Recovery
Glycols
2003
28 Citations

Stereoretentive C-H bond activation in the aqueous phase catalytic hydrogenation of amino acids to amino alcohols

Jere, F. T., Miller, D. J. & Jackson, J. E. Feb 20 2003 In : Organic Letters. 5, 4, p. 527-530 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Amino Alcohols
Alanine
Hydrogenation
Hydrogen
Chemical activation
13 Citations

Vapor-liquid-liquid equilibrium (VLLE) and vapor pressure data for the systems 2-methyl-1,3-dioxolane (2MD) + water and 2,4-dimethyl-1,3-dioxolane (24DMD) + water

Chopade, S. P., Dhale, A. D., Clark, A. M., Kiesling, C. W., Myrant, L. K., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Jan 2003 In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 48, 1, p. 44-47 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Vapor pressure
Vapors
Water
Liquids
formal glycol
2002

A new course in green chemistry and design processing

Yadav, G. D., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2002 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 4229-4231 3 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Processing
Feedstocks
Catalysis
6 Citations

Formation and recovery of itaconic acid from aqueous solutions of citraconic acid and succinic acid

Hogle, B. P., Shekhawat, D., Nagarajan, K., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. May 1 2002 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 41, 9, p. 2069-2073 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Succinic Acid
Recovery
citraconic acid
itaconic acid
Acids
8 Citations

Formation of citraconic anhydride via condensation of dialkyl succinates and formaldehyde

Shekhawat, D., Nagarajan, K., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. 2002 In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 223, 1-2, p. 261-273 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Succinates
Formaldehyde
Condensation
Catalysts
citraconic anhydride
39 Citations

Kinetics of aqueous-phase hydrogenation of lactic acid to propylene glycol

Zhang, Z., Jackson, J. E. & Miller, D. J. Feb 20 2002 In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 41, 4, p. 691-696 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lactic acid
Glycols
Hydrogenation
Propylene
Mass transfer