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Publications 1983 2018

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  • 2 Chapter
2011
5 Citations

Modeling the autoignition of fuel blends with a multistep model

Toulson, E., Allen, C. M., Miller, D. J., McFarlane, J., Schock, H. J. & Lee, T., Feb 17 2011, In : Energy and Fuels. 25, 2, p. 632-639 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Heptane
Biodiesel
Ignition
Diesel engines
7 Citations

Phase equilibria in binary mixtures with monoethyl succinate

Orjuela, A., Yanez, A. J., Evans, J., Hassan, A. M., Miller, D. J. & Lira, C. T., Oct 25 2011, In : Fluid Phase Equilibria. 309, 2, p. 121-127 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Binary mixtures
Phase equilibria
binary mixtures
Ethanol
ethyl alcohol
39 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Carboxylic Acids
Carboxylic acids
carboxylic acids
Silicon Dioxide
Multicarrier modulation
2010
15 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: Contribution to journalArticle

hydrogenolysis
Hydrogenolysis
glycerols
Glycerol
mass transfer
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ignition
Reaction kinetics
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Esters
12 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ignition
Ethers
Kinetic parameters
dimethyl ether
Temperature
13 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: Contribution to journalArticle

distillation
Distillation
Phase equilibria
Ethanol
ethyl alcohol
11 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: Contribution to journalArticle

distillation
acetic acid
Acetic acid
Distillation
Phase equilibria
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Succinic Acid
Pilot plants
Distillation
Esters
Ethanol

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pilot plants
Distillation
Esters
Acids
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acetals
Glycerol
Acetaldehyde
Ethanol
Biofuels

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Contribution to journalArticle

ruthenium
Ruthenium
Polyols
Glycerol
aqueous solution

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carboxylic Acids
Carboxylic acids
Silicon Dioxide
Condensation
Silica

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Phase equilibria
Distillation
Ethanol
Water
Liquids
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Esterification
Accessories
Distillation
Acids
2008
36 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Propylene Glycol
propylene glycol
Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
Lactic acid

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acetone
Hydrogenation
2-Propanol
Mechanical stability
Microfluidics
13 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino alcohols
Amino Alcohols
Hydrogenation
Amino acids
Amino Acids
65 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ion Exchange Resins
Ion exchange resins
Esterification
Succinic Acid
reaction kinetics
24 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Distillation columns
distillation
Distillation
Citric acid
Citric Acid
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Glycerol
Hydrogenation
Hydrogenolysis
Mass transfer
Kinetics
15 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Propylene Glycol
Glycols
Glycerol
Activated carbon
Propylene

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Esterification
Citric Acid
Distillation columns
Plasticizers
Catalysts
33 Citations
ruthenium
Ruthenium
Organic acids
organic acid
Hydrogenation
23 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Propylene Glycol
lactic acid
Lactic acid
Glycols
propylene
45 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: Contribution to journalArticle

citric acid
Citric acid
Esterification
reaction kinetics
Reaction kinetics
2006
31 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Esterification
Lactic acid
Oligomers
Lactic Acid
kinetics

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hydrogenation
Polyols
Organic acids
Activated carbon
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nitrobenzene
Polyols
Organic acids
Accessories
Activated carbon
14 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Economic Models
Economic analysis
succinic acid
economic analysis
formaldehyde

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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ruthenium
Glycerol
Adsorption
Hydrogen
Metals
37 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Phase equilibria
Ethanol
Water
Azeotropes
Degassing
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: Contribution to journalArticle

lactates
lactic acid
ethyl alcohol
Ethanol
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. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 2005

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Organic acids
Hydrogenation
Acids
Propionic acid
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Organic acids
Hydrogenation
Acids
Kinetics
Adsorption
45 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: Contribution to journalArticle

lactic acid
Lactic acid
oligomers
Oligomers
Lactic Acid
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 Division of Fuel Chemistry, Preprints. 2 ed. Vol. 50, p. 683-684 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Curricula
Chemical engineering
21 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Phosphoric acid
Alanine
Hydrogenation
kinetics
Kinetics
35 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Propylene Glycol
Ethylene Glycol
Glycols
Ethylene glycol
Distillation
2003
30 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Amino Alcohols
Hydrogenation
Alanine
hydrogenation
amino acids
15 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Vapor pressure
Vapors
Water
Liquids
Vaporization
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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Processing
Feedstocks
Catalysis
9 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Succinic Acid
aqueous solution
Recovery
Crystallization
Acids