Publications

Published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters

S. Mohammed, H. Asgar, C. J. Benmore, and G. Gadikota, “Structure of ice confined in silica nanopores,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2021) (just accepted)

S. Mohammed, M. Liu, and G. Gadikota, “Resolving the organization of CO2 molecules confined in silica nanopores using in-situ small angle neutron scattering and molecular dynamics simulations,” Environmental Science: Nano (2021) (just accepted)

M. Liu, A. Hohenshil, and G. Gadikota, “Integrated CO2 capture and removal via carbon mineralization with inherent regeneration of aqueous amines,” Energy and Fuels – Celebrating Energy and Fuels Most Cited Articles 2014-2017 (2021) (just accepted) (Hohenshil is a sophomore in chemical and biological engineering)

M. G. Muraleedharan,* H. Asgar,* S. H. Hahn,* N. Dasgupta, G. Gadikota, and A. C. T. van Duin, “Interfacial reactivity and speciation emerging from Na-montmorillonite interactions with water and formic acid at 200°C: Insights from reactive molecular dynamics simulations, infrared spectroscopy, and X-ray scattering measurements,” ACS Earth and Space Chemistry (2021) (just accepted)

G. Gadikota, R. Santos, A. Gaffney, and L. Duan, “Novel scientific pathways, deployable strategies, and scalable technologies for closing the carbon cycle and removing carbon from our environment,” Frontiers in Energy Research – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Editorial for special Issue in emerging technologies and associated scientific advancements for CCUS deployment (2021) (just accepted).

S. Mohammed, H. Asgar, and G. Gadikota,“Interfacial and confinement-mediated organization of gas hydrates, water, organic fluids, and nanoparticles for the utilization of subsurface energy and geological resources,” Energy and Fuels, 35, 6, 4687–4710 (2021)– Invited Review Article.

R. Marthi, H. Asgar, G. Gadikota, and Y. Smith,“On the structure and lithium adsorption mechanism of layered H2TiO3,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 13, 7, 8361–8369. (2021)

G. Gadikota,“Carbon mineralization pathways for carbon capture, storage and utilization,” Communications Chemistry ­– Nature, 4, 23,  (2021) – Invited Comment

M. Liu, R. Custelcean, S. Seifert, I. Kuzmenko and G. Gadikota, “Hybrid absorption-crystallization strategies for the direct air capture of CO2 using phase changing guanidium bases: insights from in-operando X-ray scattering and infrared spectroscopy measurements,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 59, 47, 20953-20959 (2020).

H. Asgar, J. Jin, J. Miller, I. Kuzmenko, and G. Gadikota, “Contrasting Thermally-Induced Structural and Microstructural Evolution of Alumino-Silicates with Tubular and Planar Arrangements: Case Study of Halloysite and Kaolinite,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 613, 126106 (2020).

S. Mohammed, M. Liu, Y. Liu, and G. Gadikota, “Probing the core-shell organization of nano-confined methane in cylindrical silica pores using in-situ small angle neutron scattering and molecular dynamics simulations,” Energy and Fuels, 34, 12, 15246 – 15256 (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.0c02237 – Special Issue in Honor of Prof. Michael Klein

S. Mohammed, H. Asgar, I. Kuzmenko, and G. Gadikota, “The self-assembly of silica nanoparticles at water-hydrocarbon interfaces: insights from in-operando small angle X-ray scattering measurements and molecular dynamics simulations,” Energy and Fuels, 34, 12545-12555 (2020) – Invited article for Petrophase 2020.

G. Gadikota,“Quantify net carbon removal,” One Earth – invited Voices comment on Barriers to Negative Emissions Technologies, 3, 137-139 (2020).

T. Yin and G. Gadikota,“Simultaneously interrogating thermally induced structural and microstructural transformations of calcium silicate gels to crystalline phases using multi-scale X-ray scattering measurements,” Synchrotron Radiation News – Special Issue on Water-Energy Synchrotron Research, 33, 40-45 (2020).

H. Asgar, I. Kuzmenko, S. Soefert, M. Bartl, and G. Gadikota, “Mechanistic Insights into the Colloidal Assembly of Mesoporous Silica Using In-Operando Cross-Scale X-Ray Scattering and Spectroscopic Measurements,” Materialia, 100764 (2020)

M. Ramirez-Corredores, G. Gadikota, E. E. Hwang, and A. Gaffney, “Radiation-induced chemistry of carbon dioxide – a pathway to close the carbon loop for a circular economy,” Frontiers in Energy Research – Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage – Special Issue in Emerging technologies and associated scientific advancements for CCUS deployment, 8, 108 (2020) (Hwang is a junior in Chemical and Biological Engineering at Cornell University)

M. Liu and G. Gadikota, “Single-step, low temperature and integrated CO2 capture and conversion using sodium glycinate to produce calcium carbonate,” Fuel, 275, 117887 (2020).

G. Gadikota, J. M. Matter, P. B. Kelemen, P. V. Brady, and A.-H. A. Park*, “Elucidating differences in the carbon mineralization behaviors of calcium and magnesium-bearing alumino-silicates and magnesium silicate for CO2 storage,” Fuel, 277, 117900 (2020).

S. Mohammed and G. Gadikota, “Exploring the role of inorganic and organic interfaces on CO2 and CH4 partitioning: Case study of silica, illite, calcite and kerogen nanopores on gas adsorption and nano-scale transport behaviors,” Energy & Fuels, 34, 3, 3578-3590 (2020).

G. Gadikota, “Multiphase carbon mineralization for the reactive separation of CO2 and directed synthesis of H2,” Nature Reviews Chemistry, 4, 78-89 (2020) – Invited Article

M. Liu, S. Seifert, and G. Gadikota, “Novel aqueous amine looping approach for the direct capture, conversion and storage of CO2 to produce magnesium carbonate,” Sustainable Energy and Fuels, 4, 1265-1275 (2020).

H. Asgar, V. Semeykina, I. Kuzmenko, I. Zharov, and G. Gadikota, “Thermally-induced morphological evolution of monodisperse spherical silica nanoparticles using in-operando X-ray scattering measurements,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 586, 124260 (2020).

G. Muraleedharan, H. Asgar, S. Mohammed, G. Gadikota, and A. C. T. van Duin, “Elucidating thermally induced structural and chemical transformations in kaolinite using reactive molecular dynamics simulations and X-ray scattering measurements,” Chemistry of Materials, 32, 2, 651-662 (2019).

S. Mohammed and G. Gadikota, “Dynamic wettability alteration of calcite, silica and illite surfaces in subsurface environments: A case study of asphaltene self-assembly at solid interfaces,” Applied Surface Science, 505, 144516 (2019).

Q. R. Miller, H. T. Schaef, J. P. Kaszuba, G. Gadikota, B. P. McGrail, and K. M. Rosso, “Quantitative review of olivine carbonation kinetics: reactivity trends, mechanistic insights, and research frontiers,”Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 6 (8), 431-442 (2019). 

H. Asgar, J. Ilavsky, and G. Gadikota, “Designing CO2-responsive multi-functional nano-scale fluids with tunable hydrogel behavior for subsurface energy recovery,”Energy & Fuels, 33 (7), 5988-5995 (2019). 

S. Mohammed and G. Gadikota, “CO2-induced displacement and diffusive transport of shale geofluids in silica nanopores of varying sizes,” Journal of CO2 Utilization, 32, 37-45 (2019). 

T. Wang, A.-H. A. Park, Y. Shi, and G. Gadikota, “Carbon dioxide capture and utilization – closing the carbon cycle,” Editorial in Energy & Fuels – Special Issue on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilization – Closing the Carbon Cycle, 33 (3), 1693 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b04502

H. Asgar, S. Mohammed, I. Kuzmenko, and G. Gadikota, “Relating structural and microstructural evolution to the reactivity of cellulose and lignin during alkaline thermal treatment with Ca(OH)2 for sustainable energy production integrated with CO2 capture,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7 (5), 5449-5461 (2019). 

M. Liu and G. Gadikota, “Phase evolution and textural changes during the direct conversion and storage of CO2 to produce calcium carbonate from calcium hydroxide,” Geoscience, 8 (12), 445 (2018) – invited contribution for the Special Issue: Carbon Sequestration

S. Mohammed and G. Gadikota,“The role of calcite and silica surfaces on the aggregation and transport of asphaltenes in confinement,” Journal of Molecular Fluids, 274, 792-800 (2019).

M. Liu and G. Gadikota, “Integrated CO2 capture, conversion and storage to produce calcium carbonates using an amine looping strategy,” Energy and Fuels – Special Issue on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilization – Closing the Carbon Cycle, 33 (3), 1722-1733 (2019) – invited article

S. Mohammed and G. Gadikota, “The influence of CO2 on the structure and transport of asphaltenes confined in calcite nanopores,” Fuel, 236, 769-777 (2019). 

S. Mohammed and G. Gadikota, “The effect of hydration on the structure and transport properties of confined carbon dioxide and methane in calcite nanopores,” Frontiers in Energy Research – Carbon Capture, Storage and Utilization, 6, 86 (2018). DOI: 10.3389/fenrg.2018.00086 – invited article

M. Liu and G. Gadikota, “Probing the influence of structural changes on the microstructural evolution in shale on heating using multi-scale X-ray scattering measurements,” Energy and Fuels, 32 (8), 8193-8201 (2018). 

M. Liu and G. Gadikota, “Chemo-morphological coupling during serpentine heat treatment on carbon mineralization,” Fuel, 227, 379-385 (2018). 

G. Gadikota, “Multi-scale X-ray scattering for probing chemo-morphological coupling in pore-to-field and process scale energy and environmental applications,” in Small Angle Scattering and Diffraction, Editors: Dr. Margareth Kazuyo Kobayashi Dias Franco and Dr. Fabiano Yokaichiya (2018). https://www.intechopen.com/books/small-angle-scattering-and-diffraction/multiscale-x-ray-scattering-for-probing-chemo-morphological-coupling-in-pore-to-field-and-process-scinvited book chapter.

G. Gadikota, “Connecting the morphological and crystal structural changes during the conversion of lithium hydroxide monohydrate to lithium carbonate using multi-scale X-ray scattering measurements,” Minerals, 7(9) (2017). DOI: 10.3390/min7090169 – invited contribution for the Special Issue: Carbon Capture and Storage via Mineral Carbonation.

As Postdoctoral Research Associate and PhD Student

G. Gadikota, B. Dazas, G. Rother, M. C. Cheshire, and I. C. Bourg, “Hydrophobic solvation of gases (CO2, CH4, H2, noble gases) in clay interlayer nanopores,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121, 26539-26550 (2017). 

G. Gadikota, F. Zhang, and A. J. Allen, “Angstrom-to-micrometer characterization of the structural and microstructural changes in kaolinite on heating using Ultra-Small-Angle, Small-Angle, and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering (USAXS/SAXS/WAXS),” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 56, 11791-11801 (2017). 

G. Gadikota, F. Zhang, and A. J. Allen, “Towards understanding the microstructural and structural changes in natural hierarchical materials for energy recovery: In-operando multi-scale X-ray scattering characterization of Na- and Ca-montmorillonite on heating to 1150oC,” Fuel, 196, 195-209 (2017). 

G. Gadikota and A. J. Allen, “Microstructural and structural characterization of materials for CO2 storage using multi-scale X-ray scattering methods,” in Materials and Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion, and Sequestration, Wiley Books, Eds. Lan Li and Winnie Wong-Ng (2017) – invited book chapter

G. Gadikota, “Commentary: Ex-situ aqueous mineral carbonation,” Frontiers in Energy Research, 4, 21 (2016) – Contribution as topic editor for the Special Issue: The Fifth International Conference on Accelerated Carbonation for Environmental and Material Engineering (ACEME 2015).

G. Gadikota, K. Fricker, S.-H. Jang and A.-H. A. Park*, “Carbonation of silicate minerals and industrial wastes and their potential use as sustainable construction materials,” Advances in CO2 Capture, Sequestration, and Conversion, ACS Books, Ed. Fangming Jin, 295-322 (2015) – invited book chapter.

G. Gadikota and A.-H. A. Park*, “Accelerated carbonation of Ca- and Mg-bearing minerals and industrial wastes using CO2,” Carbon Dioxide Utilization: Closing the Carbon Cycle, Elsevier, Ed. Peter Styring (2014). – invited book chapter

B. Smit,* A.-H. A. Park, and G. Gadikota, “The grand challenges in carbon capture, utilization, and storage,” Frontiers in Energy Research, 2, 55 (2014). 

G. Gadikota, E. J. Swanson, H. Zhao and-H. A. Park*, “Experimental design and data analyses for accurate estimation of reaction kinetics and conversion for carbon mineralization,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 53(16), 6664–6676 (2014). 

G. Gadikota, P. Kelemen, J. Matter and A.-H. A. Park*, “Chemical and morphological changes during olivine carbonation for CO2 Storage in the presence of NaCl and NaHCO3,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 4679-4693 (2014). 

G. Gadikota, C. Natali, C. Boschi and A.-H. A. Park*, “Morphological changes during enhanced carbonation of asbestos containing material and its comparison to magnesium silicate minerals,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, 264, 42-52 (2014). 

I. Volov, X. Sun, G. Gadikota, P. Shi and A. C. West*, “Electrodeposition of copper-tin alloys films for interconnect applications,” Electrochimica Acta, 89, 792-797 (2013). 

Peer-Reviewed Technical Reports

G. Gadikota (as section lead in National Petroleum Council for CO2 utilization for carbonate production, enhanced energy and resource recovery). Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (2019).

G. Gadikota (as panel lead and participant in Mission Innovation for DOE). Accelerating Breakthrough Innovation in Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (2018).

J. Wilcox, A.-H. A. Park, G. Gadikota and P. Goodrich, “Advances in energy efficiency via separations technology,” a report exclusively for members of the Carbon Dioxide Capture & Conversion (CO2CC) of The Catalyst Group Resources (TCGR) (2014).