Peer-Reviewed Articles

Underlines indicate student authors from Yusong's research group.

Akbariyeh, S. ; Gomez Pena, C.A. ; Wang, T.; Mohebbi, A.;  Bartlet-Hunt, S.; Zhang, J.; and Li, Y., Predicting the Leaching and Accumulation of Nitrate-N beneath a Center-Pivot Irrigated Corn Field under a Future Climate Scenario. Science of the Total Environment (Accepted on May 27th, 2019)

Barrios, R.E.; Gaonkar, O.; Snow, D., Li, Y., Bartelt-Hunt, S.B., and Li, X. (2019) Enhanced biodegradation of atrazine at high infiltration rates in agricultural soils. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts. doi: 10.1039/C8EM00594J 

Kananizadeh , N.; Lee, J. ; Mousavi, E.S.; Rodenhausen, K.B.; Sekora, D.;Schubert, M.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Schubert, E.; Zhang, J.; and Li, Y., (2019) Deposition of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles onto Engineered Roughness Surfaces with Controlled Heights and Properties, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 

Kananizadeh, N. ; Peev, D; Delon, T. ; Schubert, E.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Schubert, M.; Zhang, J.; Uhlmann, P.; Ledere, A., and Li, Y. (2018) Visualization of label-free titanium dioxide nanoparticle deposition on surfaces with nanoscale roughness. Environmental Science: Nano, DOI: 10.1039/c8en00984h 

 Phan, HTM.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Bartz, J.C.; Ayers, J.; Giasson, B., Schubert, M.;, K.B. ; Kananizadeh3, N.; Li, Y., Adsorption and decontamination of <alpha>-synuclein from medically and environmentally-relevant surfaces.  Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2018 Jun 1;166:98-107. doi: 10.1016/j.colsurfb.2018.03.011. 

Akbariyeh, S. ; Bartlet-Hunt, S.; Snow, D.; Li, X.; Tang, Z., and Li, Y., Three-Dimensional Modeling of Nitrate-N Transport in Vadose Zone: Roles of Soil Heterogeneity and Groundwater Flux. Journal of Contaminate Hydrology. 2018 Apr;211:15-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.2018.02.005 

M Kumar, V Jain, T Yamanaka, Y Li, P Bhattacharya., Contaminant Transport and Fate in Freshwater Systems–Integrating the fields of geochemistry, geomorphology and nanotechnology. Groundwater for Sustainable Development. 2018 September: 336-342.

Lee, J.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Li,Y. , Development of Quantitative Structure–Activity Relationships for Nanoparticle Titanium Dioxide Aggregation in the Presence of Organic Contaminants. Environmental Engineering Science. 35. 10.1089/ees.2017.0470. 

Coy P. McNew · Negin Kananizadeh · Yusong Li · Eugene J. LeBoeuf (2017) The attachment of colloidal particles to environmentally relevant surfaces and the effect of particle shape.Chemosphere. Feburary 2017
A. Gogoi · G. Chaminda · A. An · D.Snow · Yusong Li · Manish Kumar (2016) Influence of ligands on metal speciation, transport and toxicity in a tropical river during wet (monsoon) period.Chemosphere 163:322-333
D.Peev· T. Hofmann · N. Kanaizadeh · S. Wimer · K. Rodenhausen · C.Herzinger · T.Kasputis ·  E.Pfaunmiller · A.Nguyen · R.Korlacki · A.Pannier · Yusong Li · E. Schubert · D. Hage · M.Schubert. (2016) Anisotropic Contrast Optical Microscope.Review of Scientific Instruments. October 2016
S. Akbariyeh · B. M. Patterson · Manish Kumar · Yusong Li. (2016) Quantification of vapor intrusion pathways: An integration of modeling and site characterization. Vadose Zone Journal. October 2016
Lee, J.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Li,Y.; Gilrein, E. (2016) The influence of ionic strength and organic compounds on nanoparticle TiO2 (n-TiO2) aggregation. Chemosphere. July 2016
Li, Y. and Daher, T. (2016) Integrating Innovative Classroom Activities with Flipped Teaching in a Water Resources Engineering Class.Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice –ASCE. July 2016
Kananizadeh, N.; Rice, C.; Lee, J.; Rodenhausen, K.B.; Sekora, D.; Schubert, M.; Schubert, E.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Li, Y. (2016) Combined Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D) and Generalized Ellipsometry (GE) to Characterize the Deposition of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles on Model Rough Surfaces. Journal of Hazardous Materials.  2016 Mar 19. pii: S0304-3894(16)30270-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.03
Zhang, L.; Truex, M.J.; Kananizadeh, N.Li, Y.; Lea, A.S.; Yan, X. (2015) Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 175-176:17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jconhyd.
Lee, J.; Bartelt-Hunt, S.; Li, Y. (2015) Effect of 17β-estradiol on Stability and Mobility of TiO2 Rutile Nanoparticles. Science of  The Total Environment. 511: 195-202 . 
Kananizadeh, N.; Chokejaroenrat, C.; Li, Y; Comfort, S. (2015), Modeling improved ISCO treatment of low permeable zones via viscosity modification: Assessment of system variables. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 173: 25-37
Son, J.; Vavra,J.; Li, Y.; Seymour, M.; Forbes, V.(2014) Interactions between suspension characteristics and physicochemical properties of silver and copper oxide nanoparticles: a case study for optimizing nanoparticle stock suspensions using a central composite design. Chemosphere. 124:136-142. 
Bai,C. and Li, Y (2014), Time series analysis of contaminant transport in the subsurface: application to conservative tracer and engineered nanomaterials, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology.164: 153-162.
Chokejaroenrat, C., Kananizadeh, N., Sakulthaew, C., Comfort, S. and Li, Y (2013), Improving the Sweeping Efficiency of Permanganate into Low Permeable Zones To Treat TCE: Experimental Results and Model Development, Environ. Sci. Technol DOI: 10.1021/es403150x
Ou, GX; Chen, XH; Kilic, A; Bartelt-Hunt, S; Li, Y; Samal, A (2013), Development of a cross-section based streamflow routing package for MODFLOW, Environmental Modeling & Software, DOI: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.09.012.
Bai, C. Eskridge, K.M. and Li, Y (2013), Analysis of the Fate and Transport of nC60 Nanoparticles in the Subsurface using Response Surface Methodology, Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 152: p60-69
Seymour, M., Chen, G., Su, C., and Li, Y  (2013),&nbspTransport and Retention of Colloids in Porous Media: Does Shape Really Matter? Environ. Sci. Technol DOI: 10.1021/es4016124
May, R. and Li, Y. (2013)The effects of particle size on the deposition of fluorescent nanoparticles in porous media: Direct observation using laser scanning cytometry. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 418, pg. 84-91
May, R., Akbariyeh, S., and Li, Y. (2012) Pore-Scale Investigation of Nanoparticle Transport in Saturated Porous Media Using Laser Scanning Cytometry.Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI:10.1021/es301749s.
Wang, Y., Li, Y., Costanza, J., Abriola, L., Pennell, K. (2012)Enhanced Mobility of Fullerene (C60) Nanoparticles in the Presence of Stabilizing Agents.  Environ. Sci. Technol., DOI:10.1021/es302541g 
Bai, C. and Y. Li, (2012) Modeling the transport and retention of nC60 nanoparticles in the subsurface under different release scenarios. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, 136-137: p. 43-55.
Seymour, M. B.; Su, C.; Gao, Y.; Lu, Y.; Li, Y. (2012) Characterization of Carbon Nano-Onions for Heavy Metal Ion Remediation. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, DOI:10.1007/s11051-012-1087-y
Wang, Y., Li, Y., Abriola, L.M., K.D. Pennell. (2010) Transport and Retention of Fullerene Nanoparticles (nC60) in Natural Soils. Journal of Environmental Quality, 39:1925–1933, doi:10.2134/jeq2009.0411. 
Li, Y., and LeBoeuf, E.J. (2009) Investigation of Transport- and Sorption-Related Factors on the Removal of Hydrophobic Organic Compounds in Heterogeneous Soils Using a Hierarchical Modeling Approach. Transport in Porous Media. DOI 10.1007/s11242-009-9504-0. 
Li, Y.; Wang, Y.; Pennell, K. D; Abriola, L. M. (2008) Investigation of the Transport and Deposition of Fullerene (C60) Nanoparticles in Quartz Sands under Varying Flow Conditions. Environmental Science & Technology 42(19), 7174-7180.
Wang, Y., Y. Li, and K.D. Pennell. Influence of Electrolyte Species and Concentration on the Aggregation and Transport of Fullerene Nanoparticles in Quartz Sands. (2008) Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 27(9), 1860-1867.
Wang, Y., Y. Li, L.M. Abriola, and K.D. Pennell. (2008) Transport and Retention of C60 Fullerene in Water-Saturated Soils. Environmental Science & Technology, 42(10), 3588-3594.
Li, Y., Pennell, K.D., Phelan, T.J., Ramsburg, C.A., and Abriola, L.M. (2007) Validation of the Total Trapping Number Concept via Low Interfacial Tension DNAPL Mobilization, Environmental Science & Technology, 41(23), 8135-8141.
Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J. and Basu, P. K. (2005) A Least Squares Finite Element Scheme for Lattice Boltzmann Method on Unstructured Meshes. Physical Review E 72 (11), Art. No., 046711
Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J., Basu, P. K., and Mahadaven, S. (2005) Stochastic Modeling of the Permeability of Randomly-Generated Heterogeneous Porous Media. Advances in Water Resources, 28(8), 835-844
Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J., and Basu, P. K. (2004). Least Squares Finite Element Lattice Boltzmann Method.  Physical Review E, 69 (6), Art. No., 06570(R). 
Li, Y., LeBoeuf, E. J., Basu, P. K., and Turner, L. H. (2003). Development of a Web-Based Mass Transfer Processes Laboratory: System Development and Implementation. Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 11(1), 25-39. 

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