Thesis

2019

Role of Clays in Bitumen Extraction of Water-Based Oil Sands Processin, An Li, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

A study of high viscosity oil displacement from a curved solid in aqueous solutions, Rui Li, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

CO2-responsive O/W microemulsions designed for treating oil-contaminated drill cuttings, Xiangyu Chen, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

Study of biodiesel-assisted ambient aqueous bitumen extraction (BA3BE) for hydrocarbon production from mineable oil sands, Yeling Zhu, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

Demulsification Mechanism of Asphaltene Model Compounds or Bitumen Stabilized Emulsions by EO-PO Copolymers, Zhen Niu, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis  not available on ERA yet)

Probing Adsorption of Divalent Cations on Kaolinite Clay Surfaces by Atomic Force Microscopy, Jing Chang, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

Mixed Abrasive Slurries of Ceria and Silica Nanoparticles formed by Electrostatic Attraction for Shallow Trench Isolation Chemical Mechanical Polishing, Korel Dawkins, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

Descriptor-Based Explorations on Flotation of Metal Sulfides Using Density Functional Theory Calculations, Hongbiao Tao, Ph.D., 2019  (Thesis not available on ERA yet)

Probing Challenges of Asphaltenes in Petroleum Production through Extended-SARA (E-SARA) Analysis, Peiqi Qiao, Ph.D., 2019

Effects of Applied DC Electric Fields on Water-Oil Interfacial Properties, Ye Zhang, M.Sc., 2019

Electrocoalescence of water droplets in oil emulsions:  Effect of electric fields, surfactants and chemical demulsifiers, Carol Dwaik, M.Sc., 2019

 

 

 

 

 

2009

Zeolite-supported Silver Nanoparticles for Coal-fired Power Plant Mercury Emission Control, Yan Liu, Ph.D., 2009 (Contact Dr. Xu)

Role of Water Chemistry in Oil Sands Processing, Hongying Zhao, Ph.D., 2009 (Contact Dr. Xu)