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Jennifer Wilcox

Title:Assistant Professor
Primary Affiliation:Department of Energy Resources Engineering
Other Affiliations:E-IPER
Office Location:Green Earth Sci.  092
Research Group:Research Website: Clean Energy Conversions Lab
Phone:650-724-9449
E-mail:wilcoxj@stanford.edu

Research

Jennifer Wilcox is an Assistant Professor of Energy Resources Engineering in the School of Earth Sciences and an affiliate faculty member in the Emmet Interdisciplinary Program for the Environment and Resources (E-IPER) at Stanford University. Her research efforts include sorbent design and testing for carbon and trace metal capture from fossil fuels, adsorption studies of CO2 on coal and gas shales, and membrane design for N2 and Hseparations. She also heads the Clean Conversion Laboratory in the School of Earth Sciences. She received the NSF Career award (2005) and the Army Research Office Young Investigator award (2009). Wilcox earned a BA in mathematics from Wellesley College, and an MA in physical chemistry and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Arizona. She recently authored the first textbook on Carbon Capture. In addition, she has served on several study groups including the American Physical Society to the National Academy of Sciences to investigate CO2 mitigation and adaptation strategies.

Teaching

I co-teach courses on carbon capture and sequestration, introduction to petroleum engineering, and energy processes. I also teach a course on electronic structure theory and applications to chemical kinetics. 

Professional Activities

NSF CAREER Award on arsenic and selenium speciation in coal combustion flue gas; Army Young Investigator Award on inorganic membrane modeling for H2 Separation; Lead Coordinator of Workshop on Carbon Capture (June) and Carbon Capture Tutorial (October) for GCEP (2011); Co-chair: Membrane Transport, Annual NAMS Conference (2011-present); Co-chair, "Hydrogen from Coal" and "Mercury Control," Pittsburgh International Coal Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa (2007); invited panel speaker, DOE-NETL, "Mercury Control Technology Conference, Mercury Measurements," Pittsburgh (2007).

Education

  • 2004 | Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Arizona
  • 2004 | M.A., Physical Chemistry, University of Arizona
  • 1998 | B.A., Mathematics, Pre-Med, Wellesley College

Professional Experience

  • 2010 – Present | Affiliate Faculty, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources, Stanford University
  • 2008 – Present | Assistant Professor, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2004 – 2008 | Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Honors & Awards

  • 2010 | Best Paper Award, "Trace Metal Emissions from Coal Combustion," Geological Society of America
  • 2009 | Frederick E. Terman Fellowship
  • 2009 | University of Arizona Advances Junior Scientist Award
  • 2007 | ARO Young Investigator Award, Membrane Design for Optimal Hydrogen Separation
  • 2006 | Selected to represent NSF as a “New Face in Engineering for 2006” for National Engineer’s Week, featured in USA Today
  • 2006 | ACS PRF Young Investigator Award, Heterogeneous Kinetics of Mercury in Combustion Flue Gas
  • 2005 | NSF CAREER Award, Arsenic and Selenium Speciation in Combustion Flue Gas

University Service

  • 2014 | Committee Member, Report on SLAC-Stanford Energy Task Force
  • 2012 - Present | Advisor, Undergraduate Program in Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2011 - 2013 | Member, School of Earth Sciences Council, Stanford University
  • 2009 - Present | Member, Energy Resources Engineering Department, Graduate Admissions Committee
  • 2009 - Present | Member, Energy Resources Engineering Department, Safety Committee
  • 2009 - Present | Defense Committee Chair in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering (x3), Civil and Environmental Engineering (x3), Mechanical Engineering (x6), Aeronautics and Astronautics, and Geophysics (x2) departments

Professional Activities

  • 2014-Present | Associate Editor, Energy & Fuels
  • 2014-Present | Associate Member, ACS Committee on Environmental Improvement
  • 2014 | Editor, Special Issue in Int. J. Coal Geol. on “Adsorption and Fluid Transport Phenomena in Gas Shales and their Effects on Production and Storage”
  • 2013-2014 | Committee Member: NRC/NAS Study on Climate Engineering
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Department of Science, Technology, and Society, Colby College, Maine
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Maine, Orono
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: MIT Energy Initiative, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Pathways to Climate Solutions: Assessing Energy Technology and Policy Innovation, Aspen, CO
  • 2014 | Invited Panelist: CCS Technology Roundtable, Global CCS Institute, Canadian Embassy, Washington, D.C.
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk, Penn State
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemistry, University of Iowa
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • 2014 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, Columbia University, New York
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Chemical Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Department of Mechanical Engineering, High Temperature Gas Dynamics Seminar, Stanford University
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Chemical, Materials, and Petroleum Engineering Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2013 | Committee Member: Novim Methane Leakage Study Committee
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Summer School - Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker and Workshop Coordinator: Virgin Earth Challenge - Negative CO2 Emissions
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Quantachrome Instruments Adsorption Seminar Series, Boynton Beach, Florida
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Energy Resources Engineering Department Seminar, Stanford University
  • 2013 | Invited Speaker: Sustainable Napa County, Presentation on CCS at their Policymakers Summit Meeting, Napa, CA
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker: Singapore CCS/U Roadmap Workshop, National Research Foundation, Singapore
  • 2012 | The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Held 2-day workshop on Carbon Capture and Sequestration (December), Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker: National Energy Technology Laboratory, Morgantown, West Virginia
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker: 2nd Annual Energy@Stanford & SLAC Conference, Stanford
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker: Summer School - Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 2012 | Invited Moderator: NSF Shale Workshop on Fundamental Interfacial and Transport Phenomena, Washington, D.C.
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker: Seminar at ARPA-E, Washington, D.C.
  • 2012 | Invited Speaker: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2011 | Committee Member: American Physical Society Direct Air Capture Feasibility Study
  • 2011 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, National University of Singapore
  • 2011 | Chulalongkorn University, Held 5-day workshop on Carbon Capture and Sequestration (December), Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2011 | Stanford University, Global Climate Energy Project, Lead Coordinator of Workshop on Carbon Capture (June) and Carbon Capture Tutorial (October)
  • 2011 – Present | Member, North American Membrane Society (NAMS)
  • 2011 – Present | Co-chair: Membrane Transport, Annual NAMS Conference
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Department of Process and Mechanical Engineering, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Department of Material Science Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2010 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Montana, Bozeman
  • 2010 – Present | Advisory Board Member, C12 Energy
  • 2010 – Present | Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Coal Geology
  • 2009 – Present | Editorial Board Member, Journal of Coal and Gasification Byproducts
  • 2010 – Present | Member, Air & Waste Management Association
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Chevron, Novel Catalysis for Clean Energy Conversion, Richmond, CA
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Conference, Detroit, Michigan
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: Electric Power Research Institute, Workshop on Fundamental Challenges on CO2 Capture, Chicago, Illinois
  • 2009 | Invited Speaker: School of Engineering Advances Junior Scientist Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker, Department of Physics, Technical University of Munich, Germany
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: Lockheed Martin, Novel Catalysis for Coal-to-Electricity Conversions, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, New York City, New York
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: Corning Inc., Mercury Oxidation Catalysts and Sorbents on Coal Flue Gas, Corning, New York
  • 2008 – Present | Co-chair: Reaction Path Analysis, Annual AIChE Conference
  • 2008 | Invited Speaker: SUNRISE Lecture Series, Minimizing Environmental Impacts of Coal-based Energy Generation, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
  • 2007 – Present | Co-chair: Membrane Separation Techniques, Annual AIChE Conference
  • 2007 | Co-chair: Hydrogen from Coal and Environmental Control Technologies, International Pittsburgh Coal Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 2007 | Invited Speaker: National University of Singapore, Department of Chemical Engineering, Singapore
  • 2007 | Invited Panel Speaker: DOE Mercury Control Technology Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2007 – Present | Member, American Chemical Society
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of West Virginia, Morgantown
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Aerodyne Research Inc., Direct Measurements of Mercury in Simulated Combustion Flue Gas, Billerica, Massachusetts
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Chulalongkorn University, Center of Excellence in Particle Technology, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 2006 | Invited Speaker: Istanbul Technical University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2005 | Invited Speaker, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 2005 | Invited Speaker, Environmental Protection Agency, Modeling Trace Metal Emissions from Combustion Combustion, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
  • 2005 | Invited Speaker: Department of Energy, Theoretical Modeling of Mercury Oxidation Kinetics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • 2000 – Present | Member, American Institute for Chemical Engineers

Courses Taught

  • 2013 (Fall) | Energy 120 Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering [Enrolled 22]
  • 2013 (Fall) | Energy 153/253 Carbon Capture and Sequestration [Enrolled 14]
  • 2013 (Fall) | Energy 363 Doc En Res Engr [Enrolled 6]
  • 2013 (Fall) | Energy 361 Mstrs Res Energy Resources Eng [Enrolled 2]
  • 2013 (Winter) | EE/Energy 293B Fundamentals of Energy Process [Enrolled 25]
  • 2013 (Winter) | ChemEng 444/Energy 256 Chemical Kinetics Modeling [Enrolled 9]
  • 2013 (Winter) | Energy 363 Doc En Res Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2013 (Winter) | Energy 361 Mstrs Res Energy Resources Eng [Enrolled 1]
  • 2013 (Winter) | Energy 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 1]
  • 2012 (Fall) | Energy 120 Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering [Enrolled 21]
  • 2012 (Fall) | Energy 153/253 Carbon Capture and Sequestration [Enrolled 16]
  • 2012 (Fall) | Energy 363 Doc En Res Engr [Enrolled 5]
  • 2012 (Fall) | Energy 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2012 (Winter) | EE/Energy 293B Fundamentals of Energy Process [Enrolled 39]
  • 2012 (Winter) | Energy 252 Chemical Kinetics Modeling [Enrolled 5]
  • 2012 (Winter) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 2]
  • 2012 (Winter) | Energy 365 Special Res Energy Resources Eng [Enrolled 1]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Fall) | Energy 120 Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering [Enrolled 18]
  • 2011 (Fall) | Energy 153/253 Carbon Capture and Sequestration [Enrolled 18]
  • 2011 (Fall) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 252 Chemical Kinetics Modeling [Enrolled 11]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 360 Adv Energy Resources Engr [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 361 Mstrs Res Energy Resources Eng [Enrolled 1]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 801 TGR Project [Enrolled 1]
  • 2011 (Spring) | Energy 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2011 (Winter) | EE/Energy 293B Fundamentals of Energy Process [Enrolled 45]
  • 2011 (Winter) | Energy 360 Adv Energy Resources Engr [Enrolled 1]
  • 2011 (Winter) | Energy 361 Mstrs Res Energy Resources Eng [Enrolled 3]
  • 2011 (Winter) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2010 (Fall) | Energy 120 Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering [Enrolled 10]
  • 2010 (Fall) | Energy 153/253 Carbon Capture and Sequestration [Enrolled 18]
  • 2010 (Fall) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2010 (Fall) | Energy 801 TGR Project [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Fall) | Energy 802 TGR Dissertation [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Summer) | Energy 355 PhD Industry Training [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Summer) | Energy 361 Mstrs Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Summer) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Spring) | Energy 252 Chemical Kinetics and Modeling [Enrolled 10]
  • 2010 (Spring) | Energy 360 Adv Energy Resources Engr [Enrolled 1]
  • 2010 (Spring) | Energy 361 Mstr Res Energy Resources Eng [Enrolled 2]
  • 2010 (Spring) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 6]
  • 2010 (Winter) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 6]
  • 2009 (Fall) | Energy 120 Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering [Enrolled 25]
  • 2009 (Fall) | Energy 153/253 Carbon Capture and Sequestration [Enrolled 27]
  • 2009 (Fall) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 5]
  • 2009 (Summer) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 2]
  • 2009 (Spring) | Energy 252 Chemical Kinetics and Modeling [Enrolled 16]
  • 2009 (Spring) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 5]
  • 2009 (Winter) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 5]
  • 2008 (Fall) | Energy 120 Fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering [Enrolled 19]
  • 2008 (Fall) | Energy 153/253 Carbon Capture and Sequestration [Enrolled 18]
  • 2008 (Fall) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2008 (Fall) | Energy 365 Special Resrch Petroleum Engr [Enrolled 1]
  • 2008 (Summer) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]
  • 2008 (Spring) | Energy 363 Doc Res Pet Engr [Enrolled 4]

Publications

  • 2014*+| Silva, L.F.O., M.L.S. Oliveira, R.M. Kautzmann, C.G. Ramos, M. Izquierdo, S. Dai, J. Wilcox, J. Hoffman, J.C. Hower, Geochemistry and Mineralogy of Coal-Fired Circulating Fluidized Bed Combustion Fly Ashes, Coal Combustion and Gasification Products, in press.
  • 2014*+| Yuan, M., K. Narakornpijit, R. Haghpanah, J. Wilcox, “Consideration of a Nitrogen-selective Membrane for Postcombustion Carbon Capture through Process Modeling and Optimization, J. Mem. Sci., in press.
  • 2014*| Geatches, D., J. Wilcox, Towards a Database of Clay Mineral Model Structures: 1M Illite From a Density Functional Theory Perspective, Eur. J. Mineral., in press.
  • 2014*| Geatches, D., D.K. McCarty, J. Wilcox, Ab initio investigations of dioctahedral interlayer-deficient mica: Modeling 2M1 polytypes of illite found within gas shale, American Mineralogist, in press.
  • 2014*+| Firouzi, M., K. Alnoaimi, A. Kovscek, J. Wilcox, Klinkenberg effect on predicting and measuring helium permeability in gas shales, Int. J. Coal Geol., in press.
  • 2014*| Lim, D.H., H.J. Jun, D.Y., Shin, J. Wilcox, Carbon Dioxide Conversion into Hydrocarbnon Fuels on Defective Graphene-Supported Cu Nanoparticles from First Principles, Nanoscale, in press.
  • 2014*+| Cai, L., I.S. Cho, A. Mehta, J. He, C.H. Lee, P.M. Rao, Y. Feng, J. Wilcox, F.B. Prinz, X. Zheng, “Sol-Flame Synthesis of Cobalt-doped TiO2 Nanowires with Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity for Oxygen Evolution Reaction, Energy Environ. Sci., in press.
  • 2014*| Brandt, A., G.A. Heath, E.A. Kort, F. O’Sullivan, G. Pétron, S.M. Jordaan, P. Tans, J. Wilcox, A. Gopstein, D. Arent, S. Wofsy, N.J. Brown, R. Bradley, G.D. Stucky, D. Eardley, R. Harriss, Methane Leakage from North American Natural Gas Systems, Science, Policy Forum, 343(6172), 733-735.
  • 2014*+| Firouzi, M., Molecular simulation and experimental characterization of the nanoporous structures of coal and gas shale, Int. J. Coal Geol., 121, 123-128.
  • 2014*+| Wilcox, J., R. Haghpanah, J. He, K. Lee, E. Rupp, Adsorption and Membrane-Based Separation Processes for Carbon Capture, Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 5(1), 2014.
  • 2014*+| Rochana, P., K. Lee, J. Wilcox, Nitrogen Adsorption, Dissociation, and Subsurface Diffusion on Vanadium (110) Surface: A DFT Study for the Nitrogen-Selective Catalytic Membrane Application, J. Phys. Chem. C., 118 (8), 4238-4249.
  • 2014*+| Wilcox, J., P. Rochana, A. Kirchofer, G. Glatz, J. He, Revisiting Film Theory to Consider Approaches for Enhanced Solvent-Process Design for Carbon Capture, Energy Environ. Sci., 7 (5), 1769-1785.
  • 2014*+|  Negreira, A.S., J. Wilcox, Role of WO3 in the Hg Oxidation Across the V2O5-WO3-TiO2 SCR Catalyst: A DFT Study, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117(46), 24397-24406
  • 2013*| Rupp, E., J. Wilcox, Mercury chemistry of brominated activated carbons – Packed-bed breakthrough experiments, Fuel, 117, 351-353.
  • 2013*+| V. Prigiobbe, A.S. Negreira, J. Wilcox, Density Functional Theory Study of the Interaction of Water with Olivine, J. Chem. Phys. C., 117(41), 21203-21216. 
  • 2013*+| A. Saha, D.N. Abram, K.P. Kuhl, J. Paradis, J.L. Crawford, E. Sasmaz, R. Chang, T. Jaramillo, J. Wilcox, An XPS Study of Surface Changes on Brominated and Sulfonated Activated Carbon Sorbents During Mercury Capture, Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(23), 13695-13701.
  • 2013*| D.-H. Lim, J. Wilcox, Heterogeneous Mercury Oxidation on Au(111), Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(15), 8515-8522.
  • 2013*+| A. Kirchofer, A. Becker, A. Brandt, J. Wilcox, CO2 Mitigation Potential of Mineral Carbonation with Industrial Alkalinity Sources in the U.S., Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(13), 7548-7554.
  • 2013*+| Y. Liu, J. Wilcox, Molecular Simulation Studies of CO2 Adsorption by Carbon Model Compounds for Carbon Capture and Sequestration Applications, Environ. Sci. Technol., 47(1), 95-101. (Invited to a special issue titled, "Environmental and Geochemical Aspects of Carbon Sequestration")
  • 2013*+| A.S. Negreira, J. Wilcox, DFT Study of Hg Oxidation Across Vanadia-Titania SCR catalyst, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 1761-1772.
  • 2013*| M. Firouzi, J. Wilcox, Slippage and Viscosity Predictions in Carbon Micropores and their Influence on CO2 and CH4 Transport, J. Chem. Phys., 064705, 138.
  • 2013*+| K. Mosher, J. He, Y. Liu, E. Rupp, J. Wilcox, The Influence of Micro- and Mesoporosity on Methane Adsorption: Applications to Capacity Estimates in Coal and Gas Shale Systems, Int. J. Coal. Geol., 109-110, 36-44.
  • 2012 | J. Wilcox, Carbon Capture, Springer Publishing; ISBN: 978-1-4614-2214-3.
  • 2012*+| Y. Liu, J. Wilcox, Molecular Simulation of CO2 Adsorption in Micro- and Mesoporous Carbons with Surface Heterogeneity, Int. J. Coal Geol., 104, 83-95. (Invited)
  • 2012*+| A. Kirchofer, A. Brandt, S. Krevor, V. Prigiobbe, J. Wilcox, Impact of alkalinity sources on the life-cycle energy efficiency of mineral carbonation technologies, Energy Environ. Sci., 5, 8631.
  • 2012*| D.H. Lim, S. Aboud, J. Wilcox, Investigation of adsorption behavior of mercury on Au(111) from first principles, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46(13), 7260-7266.
  • 2012*+| E. Sasmaz, A. Kirchofer, A.D. Jew, A. Saha, D.N. Abram, T.F. Jaramillo, J. Wilcox, Mercury Chemistry on Brominated Activated Carbon, Fuel, 99, 188-196.
  • 2012*| M. Firouzi, J. Wilcox, Molecular modeling of carbon dioxide transport and storage in porous carbon-based materials, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat., 158, 195-203.
  • 2012*+| Y. Liu, J. Wilcox, Effects of Surface Heterogeneity on the Adsorption of CO2 in Microporous Carbons, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46(3), 1940-1947.
  • 2012*| D.-H. Lim, J. Wilcox, Mechanisms of Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Defective Graphene-Supported Pt Nanoparticles from First-Principles, J. Phys. Chem. C, 116(5), 3653-3660.
  • 2012*| T. Charinpanitkul, P. Nartpochananon, T. Satitpitakun, J. Wilcox, T. Seto, Y. Otani, Facile synthesis of tetrapodal ZnO nanopartciels by modified French process and its photoluminescence, J. Ind. Eng. Chem., 18, 469-473.
  • 2011*+| J. Wilcox, E. Rupp, D.H. Lim, S. Ying, A.S. Negreira, A. Kirchofer, F. Feng, K. Lee, Mercury adsorption and oxidation in coal combustion and gasification processes, Int. J. Coal. Geol., 90-91, 4-20. (Invited Review)
  • 2011*| K.Z. House, A.C. Baclig, M. Ranjan, E.A. van Nierop, J. Wilcox, H.J. Herzog, An Economic and Energetic Analysis of Capturing CO2 from the Air, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., 108(51), 20428-20433.
  • 2011*| D.-H. Lim, J. Wilcox, DFT-based Study on Oxygen Adsorption on Defective Graphene-Supported Pt Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 22742-22747.
  • 2011*| T. Charinpanitkul, P. Lorturn, W. Ratismith, N. Variya-empikul, G. Tumcharern, J. Wilcox, Hydrothermal synthesis of titanate nanoparticle/carbon nanotube hybridized material for dye sensitized solar cell application, Mater. Res. Bull., 46(10), 1604-1609.
  • 2011*| S. Aboud, J. Wilcox, G.E., Brown, Jr., Density functional theory investigation of the interaction of water with α-Al2O3 and α-Fe2O3 (1-102) surfaces: Implications for surface reactivity, Phys. Rev. B, 83, 125407.
  • 2011*+| J. Wilcox, E. Sasmaz, A. Kirchofer, S.-S. Lee, Heterogeneous Mercury Reaction Chemistry on Activated Carbon, J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc., 61, 395-403.
  • 2011*+| P. Rochana, J. Wilcox, A theoretical study of CO adsorption on FeCo(100) and the effect of alloying, Surf. Sci., 605, 681-688.
  • 2011*+| A.S. Negreira, S. Aboud, J. Wilcox, Surface reactivity of V2O5(001): Effects of vacancies, protonation, hydroxylation, and chlorination, Phys. Rev. B, 83, 045423.
  • 2011*+| Y. Liu, J. Wilcox, CO2 Adsorption on Carbon Models of Organic Constituents of Gas Shale and Coal, Environ. Sci. Technol., 45(2), 809.
  • 2011*+| Y. Scherson, S. Aboud, J. Wilcox, B. Cantwell, Surface Structure and Reactivity of Rhodium Oxide (Rh2O3), J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 11036-11044.
  • 2011*+| D.H. Lim, A.S. Negreira, J. Wilcox, Density Functional Theory Studies on the Interaction of Defective Graphene-Supported Fe and Al Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 8961-8970.
  • 2011*| J. Wilcox, A Kinetic Investigation of Unimolecular Reactions Involving Trace Metals at Postcombustion Flue Gas Conditions, Environ. Chem., 8(2), 207-212.
  • 2011*+| J. Wilcox, T. Okano, Ab initio-based Mercury Oxidation Kinetics via Bromine at Postcombustion Flue Gas Conditions, Energy & Fuels, 25(4), 1348-1356.
  • 2011*| R., Socolow, M. Desmond, R. Aines, J. Blackstock, O. Bolland, T. Kaarsberg, N. Lewis, M. Mazzotti, A. Pfeffer, K. Sawyer, J. Siirola, B. Smit, and J. Wilcox, Direct Air Capture of CO2 with Chemicals, A Technology Assessment by the APS Panel on Public Affairs.
  • 2010*| S. Aboud, J. Wilcox, A density functional theory study of the charge state of hydrogen in metal hydrides, J. Phys. Chem. C, 114(24), 10978-10985.
  • 2010*| J.C. Hower, C.L. Senior, E.M. Suuburg, R.H. Hurt, J. Wilcox, E.S. Olson, Mercury capture by native fly ash carbons in coal-fired power plants, Prog. Energy and Combust. Sci., 36, 510-529.
  • 2010*+| E. Ozdogan, J. Wilcox, Investigation of H2 and H2S Adsorption on Nb- and Cu-doped Pd Surfaces, J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, 12851-12858.
  • 2009*+| E. Sasmaz, S. Aboud, J. Wilcox, Hg Binding on Pd Binary Alloys and Overlays, J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(18), 7813-7820.
  • 2009*| J. Wilcox, A Kinetic Investigation of High-Temperature Mercury Oxidation by Chlorine, J. Phys. Chem. A, 113, 6633-6639.
  • 2009*+| B. Padak, J. Wilcox, Understanding Mercury Binding on Activated Carbon, Carbon, 47(12), 2855-2864.
  • 2008*+| M.T. Monahan-Pendergast, M. Przybylek, M. Lindblad, and J. Wilcox, Theoretical Predictions of Arsenic and Selenium Species Under Atmospheric Conditions, Atmospheric Environment, 42(10), 2349-2357.
  • 2008*+| E. Sasmaz, J. Wilcox, Mercury Species and SO2 Adsorption on CaO(100), J. Phys. Chem. C., 112(42), 16484-16490.
  • 2008*+| S. Aboud, E. Sasmaz, and J. Wilcox, Mercury Adsorption on PdAu, PdAg, and PdCu Alloys, Main Group Chemistry, 7(3), 205.
  • 2007*+| A. Lewis, N. Kazantzis, I. Fishtik, and J. Wilcox, Integrating Process Safety with Molecular Modeling-Based Risk Assessment of Chemicals within the REACH Regulatory Framework: Benefits and Future Challenges, J. Haz. Mater., 142(3), 592.
  • 2006*| S. Sonwane, J. Wilcox, and Y.H. Ma, Achieving Optimum Hydrogen Permeability in PdAg and PdAu Alloys, J. Chem. Phys., 125(18), 184714.
  • 2006*| S. Sonwane, J. Wilcox, and Y.H. Ma, Solubility of Hydrogen in PdAg and PdAu Binary Alloys Using Density Functional Theory, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(48), 24549.
  • 2006*+| B. Padak, M. Brunetti, A. Lewis, and J. Wilcox, Mercury Adsorption on Activated Carbon, Environmental Progress, quarterly publication of AIChE, 25(4), 319.
  • 2006*+| D. Urban and J. Wilcox, A Theoretical Study of the Kinetics of the Reactions Se + O2 → SeO + O and As + HCl → AsCl + H, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(28), 8797-8801.
  • 2006*+| D. Urban and J. Wilcox, A Theoretical Study of Properties and Reactions Involving Arsenic and Selenium Compounds Present in Coal Combustion Flue Gases, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110(17), 5847-5852.
  • 2006*| J. Wilcox, Incorporating Computational Chemistry into the Chemical Engineering Curriculum, Chem. Eng. Educ., 40(4), 1.
  • 2005*+| I. Fishtik, D. Urban, and J. Wilcox, The Effect of Stoichiometry on Ab Initio-based Thermochemistry Predictions, Chem. Phys. Lett. 417, 185-189.
  • 2004*| J. Wilcox and P. Blowers, Decomposition of Mercuric Chloride and Application to Combustion Flue Gases, Environ. Chem., 1-6.
  • 2004*| J. Wilcox, D.C.J. Marsden and P. Blowers, Evaluation of Basis Sets and Theoretical Methods for Estimating Rate Constants of Mercury Oxidation Reactions Involving Chlorine, Fuel Proc. Technol. 85, 391-400.
  • 2004*| J. Wilcox A. and P. Blowers, Correction and Improvement of Mercury Speciation Kinetics Estimates from Quantum Chemical Calculations, J. Mol. Struct. (Theochem) 674, 275-278.
  • 2003*| J. Wilcox, J. Robles, D.C.J. Marsden, and P. Blowers, Theoretically predicted rate constants for mercury oxidation by hydrogen chloride in coal combustion flue gases, Environ. Sci. Technol. 37(18), 4199-4204.

Advisee Degrees

  • 2013 | Abby Kirchofer: Molecular-to-Process Level Approach to Advancing Carbon Capture and Storage, Ph.D., Chevron
  • 2013 | Ana Suarez Negreira: Mechanism of Mercury Oxidation Across the SCR Unit Through First-Principle Calculations and Lab-Scale Experiments (Chemical Engineering), Ph.D., University of Texas, Dallas
  • 2013 | Kumnoon Narakornpijit: Optimization of Membrane Separation for Post-Combustion Capture of CO2, M.S., PTT Thailand
  • 2012 | Panithita Rochana: Computational Catalysis for Carbon Capture and Utilization, Ph.D., PTT Thailand
  • 2012 | Ekin Ozdogan: Theoretical and Experimental Investigations of Metallic Membranes for CO2 Capture, Ph.D., Shell
  • 2012 | Yangyang Liu: Fundamental Investigations of Gas Adsorption in Micro and Mesopores, Ph.D., Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 2011 | Bihter Padak: Direct Mercury Measurements in Coal-Fired Flue Gas Emissions, Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • 2011 | Erdem Sasmaz: Mercury Adsorption and Oxidation Catalysis, Ph.D., University of South Carolina
  • 2011 | Keith Mosher: Predicting Methane Adsorption in Carbon-Slit Pores using GCMC, M.S., One Block Off the Grid
  • 2011 | Ondra Sestak: Measuring Mercury Oxidation on Precious-Metal Catalysts, M.S., Shell
  • 2008 | Terumi Okano: Homogeneous Mercury Oxidation via Bromine, M.S., Dow Chemical Company
  • 2006 | David Urban: Theoretical Predictions of Gas-Phase Arsenic and Selenium Kinetic, M.S., Exxon-Mobil

Advisee Publications

  • 2010*| S. Niksa, B. Padak, B. Krishnakumar, C. V. Naik, Process Chemistry of Br Addition to Utility Flue Gas for Hg Emissions Control, Energy Fuels, 24(2), 1020-1029. 
  • 2009*| A.S. Rangwala, V. Raghavan, J.E. Sipec, T. Okano, A New Property Evaluation Scheme for Mass Transfer Analysis in Fire Problems, Fire Safety Journal, 44(4), 652-658.  

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