Recent Publications

K. Davis, ... “Combustion Performance and Emissions Optimization Through Integration of a Miniaturized High-Temperature Multi Process Monitoring System” NETL Project Review Meeting for Crosscutting, Rare Earth Elements, Gasification and Transformative Power Generation, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2019.

K.Davis “Innovation for Future Energy Development" Presentation and Panel discussion with Steven Winberg, Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Utah Governor's Office of Energy Development, Provo, UT, March, 2019.

K. Davis, ... “Model-based Optimization of Thermal Processing Systems” Brigham Young University ChE Graduate Seminar Series, December, 2018.

H. Bilirgen, H. Shim, D. Wang, K. Davis “Advanced Rotary Kiln Modeling for Performance and Emissions Optimization” 16th International Mineral Processing Symposium, Belek-Antalya, Turkey, October 2018.

H. Shim, D. Wang, J. Parker, K. Whitty, M. Cremer, K. Davis "Reduced Mechanism for Chemical Looping with Oxygen Uncoupled Combustion System" 5th International Conference on Chemical Looping, Park City, UT, September, 2018.

Cremer, M., Wang, D., McGurn, M., and Thornock, J., “Leveraging the Uintah Computational Framework for Commercial Simulation of Industrial Flares,” American Flame Research Committee, Salt Lake City, UT, September 2018.

Kevin Davis, ... “Characterizing Impacts of High Temperatures and Pressures in Oxy-Coal Combustion Systems” NETL CO2 Capture Technology Project Review Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2018.

A. Chiodo, K. Davis, Z. Zhan, D. Wang, M. Denison, K. Whitty, J. Wendt “Model-Based Characterization of Elevated Temperature and High Pressure Oxy-Coal Combustion Systems” The 42nd International Technical Conference on Clean Energy, Clearwater, FL, June, 2018.

K. Davis, H. Shim, M. Simpson, E. McGovern, A. Hope, J. Letcavits “Deposition and Slagging Mitigation in a Coal Boiler” The 43rd International Technical Conference on Clean Energy, Clearwater, FL, June, 2018.

Cremer, M., Smith, B., Allery, L., and Sago, K., “Enhanced SNCR Tuning and Control,” Annual PRB Coal Users’ Group, Nashville, TN, March 2018.

K. Davis “Coal to Gas Conversion 101” Training Class, NOx-Combustion Roundtable, Reinhold Environmental, St. Louis, MO, February 2018.

Cremer, M., Wang, D., “CFD Modeling of Natural Gas Fired Heaters – Cabin Heaters II,” 2017 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting, American Petroleum Institute, Las Vegas, NV, May 2017.

K. Davis “Mid- to large- Scale Combustion” Topical review, 2nd Workshop on Measurement and Simulation of Coal and Biomass Conversion, Orlando, FL, April 2017.

Cremer, M., Wang, D., “CFD Modeling of Natural Gas Fired Heaters – Cabin Heaters I,” 2016 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting, American Petroleum Institute, New Orleans, LA, November 2016.

K. Davis, J. Wendt “Fine Particulate Matter from Coal Boilers: Formation Mechanisms and Mitigation Approaches” Invited Seminar, Future Energy Plant Convergence Research Center, Daejeon, South   Korea, August 2016.

H. Shim, D. Wang, M. Denison, and K. Davis "Advanced Tools for Troubleshooting and Optimization of Fire-side Performance and Emissions in Waste-to-Energy" The 41st International Technical Conference on Clean Coal & Fuel Systems, Clearwater, FL, June, 2016.

Cremer, M., Wang, D., “CFD Modeling of Natural Gas Fired Heaters – VC Heaters II,” 2016 Spring Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting, American Petroleum Institute, Chicago, IL, May 2016.

Cremer, M., Wang, D., “CFD Modeling of Natural Gas Fired Heaters – VC Heaters I,” 2015 Fall Refining and Equipment Standards Meeting, American Petroleum Institute, Long Beach, CA, November 2015.

Adams, B., Cremer, M., Murphey, J., “Use of CFD in Evaluating Pyrolysis Furnace Design,” 2015 Spring National Meeting of AIChE, Austin, TX, April 26-30, 2015.

J. P. Gorog, W. R. Leary, D. Wang, K. Davis, “Computer Modeling as Tools to Estimate the Impact of Fuel Type on the Capacity Rating of Lime Kilns,” TAPPI Specialty Papers Conference, Milwaukee, WI, September, 2015.

Chellappan, C., Viducic, M., Platvoet, E., Claxton, M., Guillaume, J., Wang, Y., Cremer, M., Wang, D., “Ultra Low NOx Burner Testing and Validation for an Ethylene Furnace Retrofit Application,” 2015 Spring National Meeting of AIChE, Austin, TX, April 26-30, 2015.

M. Gadgil and K. Davis “Corrosion Rate Measurements when Adding Iodine and Bromine for Hg Oxidation,” NOx – Combustion Roundtable, Reinhold Environmental, Richmond, VA, February, 2015.

J. Beutler, K. Davis, T. Shurtz, W. Cox, D. Bai, R. Jafari “Real-time Corrosion Monitoring during Co-firing of Accordant Energy’s ReEngineered Feedstock,” Energy, Utility & Environment Conference, San Diego, CA, February, 2015.

Cremer, M., “Advanced Layered Technology Approach for NOx Reduction,” McIlvaine Hot Topic Hour – Coal Fired Power Plant NOx Reduction Innovations, November 6, 2014.

"REI Power Background," REI summary presentation, 2014.

"Modeling Furnaces in the Chemical Process Industry," REI summary presentation, 2014.

M. Cremer, D. Wang, M. Denison, B. Adams, "Demonstrated Implementation of Detailed Chemistry into CFD Simulations for Tailored Commercial Evaluation of Industrial Equipment," presented at the 2014 AFRC Annual Conference, September 7 - 10, 2014, Houston, TX.

B. Adams, B. Van Otten, "Evaluation of Mercury Control Strategies in the Presence of SO3," presented at the 2014 EPRI-EPA-DOE-A&WMA Power Plant Air Pollutant Control Mega Symposium, August 19 - 21, 2014, Baltimore, MD.

M. Cremer, A. Chiodo, D. Wang, "Heat Balance Impacts of Wall Cleaning, Combustion Modifications, and Heat Transfer Surface Modifications," presented at the 2014 Clearwater Coal Conference, June 1 - 5, 2014, Clearwater, FL.

B. Van Otten, B. Adams, A. Fry, "Investigation of Mercury Measurement and Control Technologies under Oxy-fired Conditions," presented at the 3rd Oxyfuel Combustion Conference, September 9 - 13, 2013, Ponferrada, Spain.

M. Cremer, D. Wang, K. Davis, "CFD modeling of Acid Gas Control with Sorbents," presented at the 2012 Clearwater Coal Conference, June 3 - 7, 2012, Clearwater, FL.

W. Latta, M. Cremer, D. Wang, S. Vierstra, "CFD-Based Combustion Modifications in China Achieve Significant NOx Reductions in Utility PC Boilers," presented at the 2011 Clearwater Coal Conference, June 5 - 9, 2011, Clearwater, FL.

M. Cremer, A. Chiodo, K. Stuckmeyer, J. Biyle, "Installation of the Power Industry's First Commercial ALTA System for NOx Control at Ameren's Sioux Plant," presented at the 2007 Clearwater Coal Conference, June 10 - 15, 2007, Clearwater, FL.