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Dr. Stephen Dooley

Research Interests

Chemical Reaction Kinetics
Thermochemical Energy
Transportation Fuels
Combustion Science
Valorisation of Biomass and Waste
Biofuels
Novel Materials and Processing

Teaching Interests

Stephen teaches,
HS4003 Occupational Hygiene
CH4308 Discrete Analytical Methods
CH4554 Environmental Chemistry

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2014

The combustion properties of 2,6,10-trimethyl dodecane and a chemical functional group analysis
Won, SH,Dooley, S,Veloo, PS,Wang, HW,Oehlschlaeger, MA,Dryer, FL,Ju, YG
(2014) The combustion properties of 2,6,10-trimethyl dodecane and a chemical functional group analysis
In Combustion And Flame; pp. 826-834
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.08.010

2014

Emulating the combustion behavior of real jet aviation fuels by surrogate mixtures of hydrocarbon fluid blends: Implications for science and engineering
Dryer, F.L., Jahangirian, S., Dooley, S., Won, S.H., Heyne, J., Iyer, V.R., Litzinger, T.A., Santoro, R.J.
(2014) Emulating the combustion behavior of real jet aviation fuels by surrogate mixtures of hydrocarbon fluid blends: Implications for science and engineering
In Energy and Fuels; pp. 3474-3485
DOI: 10.1021/ef500284x

2014

Gasification of Miscanthus x giganteus in an Air-Blown Bubbling Fluidized Bed: A Preliminary Study of Performance and Agglomeration
Xue, G,Kwapinska, M,Horvat, A,Li, ZL,Dooley, S,Kwapinski, W,Leahy, JJ
(2014) Gasification of Miscanthus x giganteus in an Air-Blown Bubbling Fluidized Bed: A Preliminary Study of Performance and Agglomeration
In Energy & Fuels; pp. 1121-1131
DOI: 10.1021/ef4022152

2014

Gasification of torrefied Miscanthus x giganteus in an air-blown bubbling fluidized bed gasifier
Xue, G,Kwapinska, M,Horvat, A,Kwapinski, W,Rabou, LPLM,Dooley, S,Czajka, KM,Leahy, JJ
(2014) Gasification of torrefied Miscanthus x giganteus in an air-blown bubbling fluidized bed gasifier
In Bioresource Technology; pp. 397-403
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.02.094

2014

Gasification of torrefied Miscanthus×giganteus in an air-blown bubbling fluidized bed gasifier
Xue, G., Kwapinska, M., Horvat, A., Kwapinski, W., Rabou, L.P.L.M., Dooley, S., Czajka, K.M., Leahy, J.J.
(2014) Gasification of torrefied Miscanthus×giganteus in an air-blown bubbling fluidized bed gasifier
In Bioresource Technology; pp. 397-403
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2014.02.094

2013

The combustion properties of 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene and a kinetic model
Dievart, P,Kim, HH,Won, SH,Ju, YG,Dryer, FL,Dooley, S,Wang, WJ,Oehlschlaeger, MA
(2013) The combustion properties of 1,3,5-trimethylbenzene and a kinetic model
In Fuel; pp. 125-136
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2012.11.069

2013

A comparative study of the chemical kinetic characteristics of small methyl esters in diffusion flame extinction
Diévart, P., Won, S.H., Gong, J., Dooley, S., Ju, Y.
(2013) A comparative study of the chemical kinetic characteristics of small methyl esters in diffusion flame extinction
In Proceedings of the Combustion Institute; pp. 821-829
DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2012.06.180

2013

Dehydration rate measurements for tertiary -butanol in a variable pressure flow reactor
Heyne, J.S., Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L.
(2013) Dehydration rate measurements for tertiary -butanol in a variable pressure flow reactor
In Journal of Physical Chemistry A; pp. 8997-9004
DOI: 10.1021/jp404143f

2012

A kinetic model for methyl decanoate combustion
Diévart, P., Won, S.H., Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L., Ju, Y.
(2012) A kinetic model for methyl decanoate combustion
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 1793-1805
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2012.01.002

2012

A detailed experimental and kinetic modeling study of n-decane oxidation at elevated pressures
Jahangirian, S., Dooley, S., Haas, F.M., Dryer, F.L.
(2012) A detailed experimental and kinetic modeling study of n-decane oxidation at elevated pressures
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 30-43
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.07.002

2012

Laminar flame speeds and extinction stretch rates of selected aromatic hydrocarbons
Hui, X., Das, A.K., Kumar, K., Sung, C.-J., Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L.
(2012) Laminar flame speeds and extinction stretch rates of selected aromatic hydrocarbons
In Fuel; pp. 695-702
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2012.02.045

2012

A radical index for the determination of the chemical kinetic contribution to diffusion flame extinction of large hydrocarbon fuels
Won, S.H., Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L., Ju, Y.
(2012) A radical index for the determination of the chemical kinetic contribution to diffusion flame extinction of large hydrocarbon fuels
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 541-551
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.08.020

2012

The combustion kinetics of a synthetic paraffinic jet aviation fuel and a fundamentally formulated, experimentally validated surrogate fuel
Dooley, S., Won, S.H., Jahangirian, S., Ju, Y., Dryer, F.L., Wang, H., Oehlschlaeger, M.A.
(2012) The combustion kinetics of a synthetic paraffinic jet aviation fuel and a fundamentally formulated, experimentally validated surrogate fuel
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 3014-3020
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2012.04.010

2012

A chemical kinetic study of tertiary-butanol in a flow reactor and a counterflow diffusion flame
Lefkowitz, J.K., Heyne, J.S., Won, S.H., Dooley, S., Kim, H.H., Haas, F.M., Jahangirian, S., Dryer, F.L., Ju, Y.
(2012) A chemical kinetic study of tertiary-butanol in a flow reactor and a counterflow diffusion flame
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 968-978
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.10.004

2012

Methyl butanoate inhibition of n-heptane diffusion flames through an evaluation of transport and chemical kinetics
Dooley, S., Uddi, M., Won, S.H., Dryer, F.L., Ju, Y.
(2012) Methyl butanoate inhibition of n-heptane diffusion flames through an evaluation of transport and chemical kinetics
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 1371-1384
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.09.016

2012

The experimental evaluation of a methodology for surrogate fuel formulation to emulate gas phase combustion kinetic phenomena
Dooley, S., Won, S.H., Heyne, J., Farouk, T.I., Ju, Y., Dryer, F.L., Kumar, K., Hui, X., Sung, C.-J., Wang, H., Oehlschlaeger, M.A., Iyer, V., Iyer, S., Litzinger, T.A., Santoro, R.J., Malewicki, T., Brezinsky, K.
(2012) The experimental evaluation of a methodology for surrogate fuel formulation to emulate gas phase combustion kinetic phenomena
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 1444-1466
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2011.11.002

2011

Kinetic effects of aromatic molecular structures on diffusion flame extinction
Won, S.H., Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L., Ju, Y.
(2011) Kinetic effects of aromatic molecular structures on diffusion flame extinction
In Proceedings of the Combustion Institute; pp. 1163-1170
DOI: 10.1016/j.proci.2010.05.082

2011

An experimental and kinetic modeling study of methyl formate low-pressure flames
Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L., Yang, B., Wang, J., Cool, T.A., Kasper, T., Hansen, N.
(2011) An experimental and kinetic modeling study of methyl formate low-pressure flames
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 732-741
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.11.003

2011

Comprehensive detailed chemical kinetic modeling study of toluene oxidation
Metcalfe, W.K., Dooley, S., Dryer, F.L.
(2011) Comprehensive detailed chemical kinetic modeling study of toluene oxidation
In Energy and Fuels; pp. 4915-4936
DOI: 10.1021/ef200900q

2010

Methyl formate oxidation: Speciation data, laminar burning velocities, ignition delay times, and a validated chemical kinetic model
Dooley, S., Burke, M.P., Chaos, M., Stein, Y., Dryer, F.L., Zhukov, V.P., Finch, O., Simmie, J.M., Curran, H.J.
(2010) Methyl formate oxidation: Speciation data, laminar burning velocities, ignition delay times, and a validated chemical kinetic model
In International Journal of Chemical Kinetics; pp. 527-549
DOI: 10.1002/kin.20512

2010

A jet fuel surrogate formulated by real fuel properties
Dooley, S., Won, S.H., Chaos, M., Heyne, J., Ju, Y., Dryer, F.L., Kumar, K., Sung, C.-J., Wang, H., Oehlschlaeger, M.A., Santoro, R.J., Litzinger, T.A.
(2010) A jet fuel surrogate formulated by real fuel properties
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 2333-2339
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2010.07.001

2008

Autoignition measurements and a validated kinetic model for the biodiesel surrogate, methyl butanoate
Dooley, S., Curran, H.J., Simmie, J.M.
(2008) Autoignition measurements and a validated kinetic model for the biodiesel surrogate, methyl butanoate
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 2-32
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2008.01.005

2008

Methane/propane mixture oxidation at high pressures and at high, intermediate and low temperatures
Healy, D., Curran, H.J., Dooley, S., Simmie, J.M., Kalitan, D.M., Petersen, D.K., Bourque, G.
(2008) Methane/propane mixture oxidation at high pressures and at high, intermediate and low temperatures
In Combustion and Flame; pp. 451-461
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2008.06.008

2007

Experimental and modeling study of C5H10O2 ethyl and methyl esters
Metcalfe, W.K., Dooley, S., Curran, H.J., Simmie, J.M., El-Nahas, A.M., Navarro, M.V.
(2007) Experimental and modeling study of C5H10O2 ethyl and methyl esters
In Journal of Physical Chemistry A; pp. 4001-4014
DOI: 10.1021/jp067582c

2007

Enthalpies of formation, bond dissociation energies and reaction paths for the decomposition of model biofuels: Ethyl propanoate and methyl butanoate
El-Nahas, A.M., Navarro, M.V., Simmie, J.M., Bozzelli, J.W., Curran, H.J., Dooley, S., Metcalfe, W.
(2007) Enthalpies of formation, bond dissociation energies and reaction paths for the decomposition of model biofuels: Ethyl propanoate and methyl butanoate
In Journal of Physical Chemistry A; pp. 3727-3739
DOI: 10.1021/jp067413s