Publications

Published peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters (> 50 since 2013) 

Publications are classified into three categories: Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models; Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter; Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

Publications from Gadikota Research Group 

H. Asgar, S. Mohammed, S. Seifert, and G. Gadikota, “Structure and shape of surface-mediated assembly of surfactants,” Energy and Fuels (just accepted) (2021). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

X. Gao, H. Asgar, I. Kuzmenko, and G. Gadikota, “Architected mesoporous crystalline magnesium silicates with ordered pore structures,” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 327, 111381 (2021). Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

P. Ochonma, C. Blaudeau, R. Krasnoff, and G. Gadikota, “Exploring the thermodynamic limits of enhanced H2 recovery with inherent carbon removal from low value aqueous biomass oxygenate precursors,” Frontiers in Energy Research –  Bioenergy and Biofuels, 535 (2021). (Blaudeau and Krasnoff are undergraduate students in engineering at Cornell University)  – Invited Article for Frontiers in Energy Research – Rising Stars Special Issue. – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery

S. Mohammed, A. K. Sunkara, C. E. Walike, and G. Gadikota, “The role of surface hydrophobicity of silica surfaces on the structure and dynamics of CO2 and CH4 confined in silica nanopores,” Frontiers in Climate, section Negative Emission Technologies, Reservoir Processes and Global Practices in Geologic Carbon Sequestration, 80 (2021). (Sunkara and Walike are undergraduate students in engineering at Cornell University) – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

S. Mohammed, H. Asgar, C. J. Benmore, and G. Gadikota, “Structure of ice confined in silica nanopores,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 23, 12706-12717 (2021) – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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, 8, 2006-2018 (2021) – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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, 35, 8051-8068 (2021) (Hohenshil is an undergraduate student in chemical and biological engineering) – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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, 5, 5,  1006-1019 (2021) – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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, 9, 152 (2021) – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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. – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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) – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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 – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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. – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

G. Gadikota,“Quantify net carbon removal,” One Earth – invited Voices comment on Barriers to Negative Emissions Technologies, 3, 137-139 (2020). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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).- Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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) – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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 an undergraduate student in engineering at Cornell University) – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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 – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

M. 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). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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 – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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 – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery

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). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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 – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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 – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter 

M. Liu and G. Gadikota, “Chemo-morphological coupling during serpentine heat treatment on carbon mineralization,” Fuel, 227, 379-385 (2018). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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. – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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. – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Fluid-Solid Interactions Using Operando Measurements and/or Molecular-Scale Models

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). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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). – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter

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 – Cross-Scale Chemo-Morphological Coupling In the Transformations of Matter; Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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. – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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 – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Materials for sustainable energy 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

G. Gadikota (as panel lead and participant in Mission Innovation for DOE). Accelerating Breakthrough Innovation in Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (2018). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery 

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). – Carbon Transformations for Sustainable Energy and Resource Utilization and Recovery