Publications

Peer-reviewed archived journals

  • Axel Fache, Frédéric Marias, Marco J. Castaldi, Michael Lugo-Pimentel, Yegor Nikitin, Tasnuva Moutushi, Fixed-bed reactors for exothermic reactions: A qualitative relation between start-up time and traveling waves velocity, Chemical Engineering Science, 235, 2021.
  • V Ventola, E Brenman, G Chan, T Ahmed, M Castaldi, Quantitative analysis of residential plastic recycling in New York City, Waste Management & Research: The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy. 0734242X211009968.
  • Spyridoula Gerassimidou, Costas A. Velis, Paul T. Williams, Marco J. Castaldi, Leon Black & Dimitrios Komilis (2021) Chlorine in waste-derived solid recovered fuel (SRF), co-combusted in cement kilns: A systematic review of sources, reactions, fate and implications, Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 51:2, 140-186.
  • Gambelli, A. M., Sharma, D. K., Alleori, R., Castaldi, M. J., Nicolini, A., & Rossi, F. (2021). A Brief Overview of Lab – Scale Apparatuses Used in the Recent Years for Experimental Investigations on Gas Hydrates. Key Engineering Materials, 876, 57–66.
  • M Lugo, S Ail, M Castaldi, Approaching a zero-waste strategy by reuse in New York City: Challenges and potential. Waste Management & Research: The Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy, 38, 7, 734-744.
  • Swanand Tupsakhare, Tasnuva Moutushi, Marco J. Castaldi, Morton A. Barlaz, Scott Luettich, Craig H. Benson, The impact of pressure, moisture and temperature on pyrolysis of municipal solid waste under simulated landfill conditions and relevance to the field data from elevated temperature landfill, Science of The Total Environment, 723, 2020, 138031.
  • Megan M. Webster, Michael Lugo-Pimentel, Ilona Kretzschmar, and Marco J. Castaldi, Kinetics of Formation of Quantum Dot Solvent N-Oleoylmorpholine, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2020 59 (18), 8562-8570, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06722.
  • Swanand Tupsakhare, John Dooher, Dean Modroukas, Marco Castaldi, Improved gasification efficiency in IGCC plants & viscosity reduction of liquid fuels and solid fuel dispersion using liquid and gaseous CO2,
    Fuel, 256, 2019, 115848.
  • Marion Ducousso, Elsa Weiss-Hortala, Nathalie Lyczko, Ange Nzihou, and Marco J. Castaldi, Syngas production enhancement using calcium- and potassium-impregnated chars. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2019 58 (33), 15134-15141, DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b02238
  • Deivanayagam Hariharan, Ruinan Yang, Yingcong Zhou, Brian Gainey, Sotirios Mamalis, Robyn E. Smith, Michael A. Lugo-Pimentel, Marco J. Castaldi, Rajinder Gill, Andrew Davis, Dean Modroukas, Benjamin Lawler, Catalytic partial oxidation reformation of diesel, gasoline, and natural gas for use in low temperature combustion engines, Fuel, 246, 2019, 295-307.
  • Sharma, D.K., Bapat, S., Brandes, W.F. et al. Technical Feasibility of Zero Waste for Paper and Plastic Wastes. Waste Biomass Valor 10, 1355–1363 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-017-0109-5
  • Swanand S. Tupsakhare, Marco J. Castaldi, Efficiency enhancements in methane recovery from natural gas hydrates using injection of CO2/N2 gas mixture simulating in-situ combustion, Applied Energy, 236, 2019, 825-836.
  • Federico Rossi, Alberto Maria Gambelli, Deepak Kumar Sharma, Beatrice Castellani, Andrea Nicolini, Marco J. Castaldi, Experiments on methane hydrates formation in seabed deposits and gas recovery adopting carbon dioxide replacement strategies,
    Applied Thermal Engineering, 148, 2019, 371-381.
  • Dooher, J. P., Castaldi, M. J., and Modroukas, D. P. (August 9, 2018). “Advanced Concepts in Modular Coal and Biomass Gasifiers.” ASME. J. Energy Resour. Technol. January 2019; 141(1): 012001. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4040526
  • Florent Minette, Michael Lugo-Pimentel, Dean Modroukas, Andrew W. Davis, Rajinder Gill, Marco J. Castaldi, Juray De Wilde, Intrinsic kinetics of steam methane reforming on a thin, nanostructured and adherent Ni coating, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 238, 2018, 184-197
  • Lorena M Fortuna, Marco J Castaldi, New York City’s Reuse Impact Calculator: Quantifying the zero waste impact of materials reuse, Journal for a Sustainable Circular Economy, 36, 12, 1190-1200.
  • Simona Ciuta, Francesco Patuzzi, Marco Baratieri, Marco J. Castaldi, Enthalpy changes during pyrolysis of biomass: Interpretation of intraparticle gas sampling, Applied Energy, 228, 2018, 1985-1993.
  • Demetra A. Tsiamis, Melissa Torres, Marco J. Castaldi, Role of plastics in decoupling municipal solid waste and economic growth in the U.S., Waste Management, 77, 2018, 147-155.
  • A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas, Jiao Zhang, M.J. Castaldi, N.J. Themelis,
    Use of non-recycled plastics and paper as alternative fuel in cement production, Journal of Cleaner Production, 181, 2018, 8-16.
  • Smith, R. E., & Castaldi, M. J. (2018). The catalytic shock tube: a new tool to explore catalytic reaction mechanisms. In Catalysis (pp. 157-175).
  • Webster, Megan; Lee, Hae Yang; Pepa, Kristi; Winkler, Nathan; Kretzschmar, Ilona; Castaldi, Marco J. “Investigation on electrical surface modification of waste to energy ash for possible use as an electrode material in microbial fuel cells”. Waste Management & Research (2018)
  • Zisu Hao, Mei Sun, Joel J. Ducoste, Craig H. Benson, Scott Luettich, Marco J. Castaldi, and Morton A. Barlaz. Heat Generation and Accumulation in Municipal Solid Waste Landfills. Environmental Science & Technology 2017 51 (21), 12434-12442, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01844
  • Castaldi, M., van Deventer, J., Lavoie, J.M. et al. Progress and Prospects in the Field of Biomass and Waste to Energy and Added-Value Materials.Waste Biomass Valor 8, 1875–1884 (2017).
  • Carolina Solis Maldonado, Javier Rivera De la Rosa, Carlos J. Lucio-Ortiz, Jaime S. Valente, Marco J. Castaldi, Synthesis and characterization of functionalized alumina catalysts with thiol and sulfonic groups and their performance in producing 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from fructose, Fuel, 198, 2017, 134-144.
  • LeBlanc, J.; Castaldi, M. J.; Uchimiya, M.; Ramakrishnan, G.; Orlov, A. AcrossPhase Biomass Pyrolysis Stoichiometry, Energy Balance, and Product Formation Kinetic. Energy Fuels. 2016, 30, 6537–6546.
  • Stephen Crowley and Marco J. Castaldi, “Mechanistic insights into catalytic ethanol steam reforming using isotope-labeled reactants”Angewandte Chemie, 55(36), 10650-10655, 2016, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201604388
  • LeBlanc, J.; Quanci, J.; Castaldi, M. J. Experimental Investigation of Reaction Confinement Effects on Coke Yield in Coal Pyrolysis. Energy Fuels. 2016, 30, 6249–6256.
  •    Amanda Simson, Stephen Crowley, and Marco J. Castaldi, “The impact of sulfur on ethanol steam reforming” Catalysis Letters, 146(8), 1361-1372, 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s10562-016-1749-y
  • Shen Zhao, Yuanyuan Li, Eli Stavitski, Ryan Tappero, Stephen Crowley, Marco J. Castaldi, Dmitri N. Zakharov, Ralph G. Nuzzo, Anatoly I. Frenkel, and Eric A. Stach, “Operando characterization of catalysts through use of a portable microreactor” ChemCatChem, 7, 3683-3691, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201500688
  • Jones, K.; Ramakrishnan, G.; Uchimiya, M.; Orlov, A.; Castaldi, M. J.; LeBlanc, J.; Hiradate, S. Fate of higher-mass elements and surface functional groups during the pyrolysis of waste pecan shell. Energy Fuels. 2015, 29, 8095- 8101.
  • Marcella R. Lusardi, McKenzie Kohn, Nickolas J. Themelis, and Marco J. Castaldi, “Analysis of the Cleergas Process for Municipal Solid Waste”, Waste Management & Research Journal Submitted October 2013
  • Heidi C. Butterman, Marco J. Castaldi, Franck Gelix, David Borrut, Francois Nicol, Bernard Lefebvre “Biomass and RDF Gasification Using Ballistic Heating TGA Analysis”, Waste and Biomass Valorization, accepted
  • Marco J Castaldi, “Waste Management”, Invited paper submitted to Annual Reviews, Accepted.
  • Alex Frank and Marco J. Castaldi, “CFD Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Combustion using Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modeling” Waste Management & Research, submitted December 2013
  • Naomi B. Klinghoffer, Marco J. Castaldi, and Ange Nzihou, “Influence of composition and inorganics on catalytic activity of ash/char from biomass gasification”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, submitted, under review.
  • Lu, L.; Jin, Y.; Nakamura, M. R.; Castaldi, M. J.; Yoshikawa, K., “An investigation on co-combustion behaviors of hydrothermally treated municipal solid waste with coal using a drop-tube reactor” Journal of Combustion (2013), 282851
  • P Mohammadi, M Tabatabaei, AM Nikbakht, K Farhadi, MJ Castaldi” Simultaneous Energy Recovery from Waste Polymers in Biodiesel and Improving Fuel Properties”, Waste & Biomass Valor., 1-12
  • Garrett Fitzgerald, Marco J. Castaldi, Judith Schicks, “Methane hydrate formation and thermal based dissociation behavior in silica glass bead porous media“ Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Accepted, in revision
  • Simona Ciuta, Francesco Pattuzzi, Marco Baratieri, Marco J Castaldi, “Biomass energy behavior study during pyrolysis process by intraparticle gas sampling” Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, in revision.
  • Melis Duyar, Marco J Castaldi, Bob Farrauto, Tuncel Yegulalp, “In Situ CO2 Capture Using CaO -Al2O3 Washcoated Monoliths for Sorption Enhanced Water Gas Shift Reaction”, Applied Catalysis B, accepted
  • EE Kwon, EC Jeon, MJ Castaldi, YJ Jeon Effect of Carbon Dioxide on the Thermal Degradation of Lignocellulosic Biomass Environmental science & technology 47 (18), 10541-10547
  • Fitzgerald, G.C., Castaldi, M.J. “Thermal Stimulation Based Methane Production from Hydrate Bearing Quartz Sediment.” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2013. (Abstract)
  • Klinghoffer, N.B., Castaldi, M.J., Nzihou, A., “Catalyst Properties and Catalytic Performance of Char from Biomass Gasification.” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012, 51 (40): 13113–13122. (Abstract)
  • Fitzgerald, G.C., Krones, J.S., Themelis, N.T. Greenhouse gas impact of dual stream and single stream collection and separation of recyclables. Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 2012 69:50-56 (Abstract)
  • Fitzgerald, G.C., Castaldi, M.J., Zhou, Y. Large scale reactor details and results for the formation and decomposition of methane hydrates via thermal stimulation dissociation. Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. 2012 94–95:19-27 (Abstract)
  • Simson, A., Farrauto, R., Castaldi, M. “Steam reforming of ethanol/gasoline mixtures: Deactivation, regeneration and stable performance.” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Vol. 106 (Ed. 3-4), pp. 295-303, 2011. (Abstract)
  • Klinghoffer, N. B., Barrai, F., Castaldi, M. J., “Autothermal reforming of JP8 on a Pt/Rh catalyst: Catalyst durability studies and effects of sulfur.” Journal of Power Sources, 196 (15), 2011, 6374-6381. (Abstract)
  • Gruene, P; Belova, A.G; Yegulalp, T.M; Farrauto, R.J; Castaldi, M.J, “Dispersed Calcium Oxide as a Reversible and Efficient CO2-Sorbent  at  Intermediate Temperatures” , Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2011, 50(7): 4042-4049 (Abstract)
  • Kohn, M; Lee, J; Basinger, M.L; Castaldi, M.J., “Performance of an Internal Combustion Engine Operating on Landfill Gas and the Effect of Syngas Addition”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2011, 50 (6): 3570–3579 (Abstract)
  • Butterman, H.C.; Castaldi, M.J., “Biomass to Fuels: Impact of Reaction Medium and Heating Rate”, Env. Eng. Sci., 2010, 27(7): 539-555 (Abstract)
  • Castaldi, M.J., and Themelis, N.J., “The Case for Increasing the Global Capacity for Waste to Energy (WTE)” Waste Biomass Valor, 1 (1), 2010, pp. 91-105.
  • Barrai, F., Castaldi, M.J., “Experimental investigation of a JP8 Fuel Processor: ATR and CO-cleanup train.” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 49 (4), 2010, 1577–1587. (Abstract)
  • Kohn, M., Castaldi M.J., and Farrauto, R.J., “Auto-thermal and Dry Reforming of landfill gas over a Rh/γAl2O3 monolith catalyst.” App. Catal. B: Environ, (94), 2010, 125-133. (Abstract)
  • Nakamura, M.R., Castaldi, M.J., Themelis, N.J., “Stochastic and physical modeling of motion of municipal solid waste (MSW) particles on a waste-to-energy (WTE) moving grate.” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Volume 49, Issue 6, 2010, 984-992
  • Butterman, H. C.; Castaldi, M.J, “CO2 as a Carbon Neutral Fuel Source via Enhanced Biomass Gasification.” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (23), pp 9030–9037. (Abstract)
  • Butterman, H. C.; Castaldi, M. J., “Syngas Production via CO2 Enhanced Gasification of Biomass Fuels”. Environmental Engineering Science 2009, 26, (4), 703-713. (Abstract)
  • Zhou, Y.; Castaldi, M.J.; Yegulalp, T.M., “Experimental investigation of methane gas production from methane hydrate”: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2009, 48, 3142–3149
  • Xu, Cheng-Yuan; Griffin, Kevin L.; Blazier, John C.; Craig, Elizabeth C.; Gilbert,Dominique S.; Sritrairat, Sanpisa; Anderson, O. Roger; Castaldi, Marco J.; Beaumont, Larry.  The growth response of Alternanthera philoxeroides in a simulated post-combustion emission with ultrahigh [CO2] and acidic pollutants. Environmental Pollution, 2009,  157(7),  2118-2125.
  • Eichelbaum, M, Farrauto, R.J. Castaldi, M.J., “The Impact of Urea on the Performance of Fe-Exchanged Beta Zeolites for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx I. Pyrolysis and Hydrolysis of Urea over Zeolite Catalysts” App. Catal. B: Environ, (97), 2010, 90-97. (Abstract)
  • Eichelbaum, M, Siemerb, A.B., Farrauto, R.J. Castaldi, M.J., “The Impact of Urea on the Performance of Fe-Beta Zeolites for the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx II. Catalytic Studies”  App. Catal. B: Environ, (97), 2010, 98-107. (Abstract)
  • Castaldi, M.J; Zhou, Y.; Yegulalp, T.M.; “Large scale reactor results for the formation and decomposition of methane hydrates”, 2008, in-review – J. Pet. Sci. Eng
  • Nakamura, M.; Castaldi, M.J.; Themelis, N.J.; “A 2-dimensional stochastic model for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) particle mixing within a waste-to-energy (WTE) combustion bed” 2008, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, in review
  • Kwon, Eilhann; Castaldi, Marco J..  Fundamental Understanding of the Thermal Degradation Mechanisms of Waste Tires and Their Air Pollutant Generation in a N2 Atmosphere.    Environ. Sci. Technol.  2009,  43(15),  5996-6002.
  • Simson, A., Waterman, E., Farrauto, R.J., Castaldi, M.J. “Kinetic and process study for ethanol reforming using a Rh/Pt washcoated monolith catalyst.” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 89, (1-2), 2009, 58-64. (Abstract)
  • McLaughlin, N. M., and Castaldi, M.J, (2008) In-Situ Measurement Techniques in Catalysis for Mechanism Development, Chapter in Catalysis Series, Royal Society of Chemistry. RSC Publishing,  Ed. Spivey, J.J.
  • Dorazio, L., Ruettinger, W., Castaldi, M.J, Farrauto, B.F., “Deactivation, Regeneration,and Stable Performance of a Platinum-Molybdenum-Rhenium Water Gas Shift Catalyst for on-Site Hydrogen Generation,” Topics in Catalysis, 2008, 51 (1-4), pp. 68-75.
  • Zeman, F.; Castaldi, M., An investigation of synthetic fuel production via chemical looping. Environmental Science & Technology, 2008, 42, (8), 2723-2727.
  • Kwon, E.; Castaldi, M.J, “Investigation of Mechanisms of Polycyclic Aromati cHydrocarbons (PAHs) Initiated from the Thermal Degradation of Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) in N2 Atmosphere”, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2008, 42, (6), 2175-2180.
  • Kaufman, S.; Krishnan, N.; Kwon, E.; Castaldi, M.; Themelis, N.; Rechberger, H.,Examination of the Fate of Carbon in Waste Management Systems through Statistical Entropy and Life Cycle Analysis. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2008, 42, (22), 8558-8563
  • Castaldi, M.J; Kwon, E.; Weiss, B., Beneficial Use of Waste Tires: An Integrated Gasification and Combustion Process Design via Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) and Poly-Isoprene (IR). Environ. Eng. Sci. 2007, 24, (8), 1160-1178. (Invited Paper)
  • Castaldi, M.J, (2007),”Removal of Trace Contaminants from Fuel Processing Reformate: Preferential Oxidation (Prox).” Chapter for Hydrogen and Syngas, John Wiley.  Eds. Subramani,V., Song, C., Liu, K.
  • Barrai, F.; Jackson, T.; Whitmore, N.; Castaldi, M.J, “The role of carbon deposition on precious metal catalyst activity during dry reforming of biogas.” Catalysis Today 2007, 129, (3-4), 391-396. (Abstract)
  • Butterman, H. C.; Castaldi, M.J, “Influence of CO2 Injection on Biomass Gasification.”Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2007, 46, (26), 8875-8886. (Abstract)
  • Castaldi, M.J; Barrai, F., “An investigation into water and thermal balance for a liquid fueled fuel processor.” Catalysis Today 2007, 129, (3-4), 397-406. (Abstract)
  • Castaldi, M.J; Zhou, Y.; Yegulalp, T. M., Down-hole combustion method for gas production from methane hydrates. J. Pet. Sci. Eng. 2007, 56, (1-3), 176-185, (Invited Paper).
  • Castaldi, M.J; Dooher, J. P., Investigation into a catalytically controlled reaction gasifier (CCRG) for coal to hydrogen. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2007, 32, (17), 4170-4179.
  • Kwon, E.; Castaldi, M.J, “An Investigation into the Mechanisms for Styrene-Butadiene Copolymer (SBR) Conversion in Combustion and Gasification Environments.” International Journal of Green Energy 2007, 4, 45-63.
  • Dorazio, L. D. and Castaldi, M.J, “Autothermal reforming of tetradecane (C14H30):A mechanistic approach” Catalysis Today, 2008, 136 (3-4), 273-280.
  • Lee, S.-H.; Themelis, N. J.; Castaldi, M. J., High-temperature corrosion in waste-to-energy boilers. J. Therm. Spray Technol. 2007, 16, (1), 104-110.
  • Mohan, M. A.; May, N.; Assaf-Anid, N. M.; Castaldi, M.J, “Biomass as a sustainable energy source: an illustration of ChE thermodynamic concepts.” Chemical Engineering Education 2006, 40, (4), 259-267.
  • Schiff, D. M.; Castaldi, M.J, “An affordable diesel exhaust particulate matter removal unit for developing countries.” Chemical Engineering Education 2006, in revision.
  • Weiss, B.; Castaldi, M. J., “A tire gasification senior design project that integrates laboratory experiments and computer simulation.” Chemical Engineering Education 2006, 40, (3), 203-210.
  • Smith, L. L.; Karim, H.; Castaldi, M.J; Etemad, S.; Pfefferle, W. C., “Rich-Catalytic Lean-burn combustion for fuel-flexible operation with ultra low emissions.” Catalysis Today 2006, 117, (4), 438-446.
  • Smith, L. L.; Karim, H.; Castaldi, M. J.; Etemad, S.; Pfefferle, W. C.; Khanna, V.;Smith, K. O., Rich-Catalytic Lean-Burn Combustion for Low-Single-Digit NOx Gas Turbines. J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 2005, 127, (1), 27-35. (Best Applications Paper Award)
  • Roychoudhury, S.; Castaldi, M.; Lyubovsky, M.; LaPierre, R.; Ahmed, S., “Microlith catalytic reactors for reforming iso-octane-based fuels into hydrogen.” Journal of Power Sources 2005, 152, 75-86.
  • Castaldi, M.J; LaPierre, R.; Lyubovski, M.; Pfefferle, W.; Roychoudhury, S., “Effect of water on performance and sizing of fuel-processing reactors.” Catalysis Today 2005, 99, (3-4), 339-346.
  • Castaldi, M.J; Dorazio, L.; Assaf-Anid, N., “Relating abstract chemical thermodynamic concepts to real-world problems.” Chemical Engineering Education 2004, 38, (4), 268-271.
  • Castaldi, M. J., Senkan, S.M., “Combustion.” In Ullman’s Encyclopedia, 6th Ed,Ullman’s, Ed. Ullmans: 2004.

Peer-reviewed Technical Conference Proceedings – entire paper reviewed.

  • Lee S-H., Castaldi, M.J., and Themelis, N.J., The Effects of Varied Hydrogen Chloride Gas Concentrations on Corrosion Rates of Commercial Tube Alloys Under Simulated Environment of WTE Facilities NAWTEC16, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 16th Philadelphia, PA, United States, May 19-21, 2008, paper#16-1916
  • Kwon E., and Castaldi, M.J., An Investigation of the Thermal Degradation Mechanisms of Waste Tire Through Chemical Analysis Including Light Hydrocarbons, Benzene Derivatives, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) at High Temperature NAWTEC16, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 16th Philadelphia, PA, United States, May 19-21, 2008, paper# 16-1914, p. 14-20
  • Butterman, H.C., and Castaldi, M.J., CO2 Enhanced Steam Gasification of Biomass Fuels  NAWTEC16, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 16th Philadelphia, PA, United States, May 19-21, 2008paper# 16-1949, p. 32-36
  • Kaufman S., Krishnan N., Themelis N. J., Castaldi M. J., Kwon E., Use of Statistical Entropy and Life Cycle Analysis to Evaluate Global Warming Potential of Waste Management Systems NAWTEC16, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 16th Philadelphia, PA, United States, May 19-21, 2008, paper# 16-1915, p. 85-90
  • Zanes, M., Barlaz, M., Themelis, N.J. and Castaldi, M.J.,The Center for Sustainable Use of Resources: Quantifying Climate Change Impacts of Managing Wastes NAWTEC17, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 17th Chantilly, VA, United States, May 18-20, 2009 paper# 17-2356, p. 1-7
  • Kwon, E, Westby, K.J. and Castaldi, M.J., An Investigation Into the Syngas Production From Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Gasification Under Various Pressures and CO2 Concentration Atmospheres NAWTEC17, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 17th Chantilly, VA, United States, May 18-20, 2009 paper# 17-2351, p. 30-35
  • Nakamura, M., Castaldi, M.J., and Themelis, N,J, Quantitative Analysis of the Flow,Mixing, and Size Segregation Phenomena of Municipal Solid Waste Particles on Traveling Grate of Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Combustion Chamber NAWTEC17, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 17th Chantilly, VA, United States, May 18-20, 2009 paper# 17-2367
  • Castaldi, Marco J.;  Hydrogen production from carbon-based resources: an experimental and modeling mechanistic investigation.    Preprints – American Chemical Society, Division of Petroleum Chemistry  (2008),  53(1),  43-46
  • Butterman, Heidi C.; Castaldi, Marco J.  Executive summary: CO2 enhanced steam gasification of biomass fuels.    Proceedings of the International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems  (2008),  33rd (1), 615-616
  • Castaldi, Marco J.; Dooher, John P.; Butterman, Heide.  Co-gasification of coal and biomass in slurry fed entrained flow reactors.    Proceedings of the International Technical Conference on Coal Utilization & Fuel Systems  (2008),  33rd (1),  459-470.
  • Castaldi, Marco J.; Zhou, Yue; Yegulalp, Tuncel.  Gas production from methane hydrates.    Abstracts of Papers, 237th ACS National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, March 22-26, 2009
  • Schiff, D. M.; Castaldi, M. J.. “Development of an Affordable, Simple, Robust Diesel Exhaust Particulate Removal Unit for Trucks and Buses,” Air and Waste Management’s 100th Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA, June 26-29, 2007; Association, A&WMA, Ed.
  • Weiss, B.; Castaldi, M. J., “Novel Integrated Process for Beneficial Use of Waste Tires: Generation of synthesis gas and electricity.” International Conference on Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies (IT3), Savannah, GA 2006, (in press).
  • Dorazio, L.; Castaldi, M. J., “ATR reforming of tetradecene (C14H30): a mechanistic approach.” American Chemical Society, Div. Fuel Chem. 2007, 52, (2), 470-471
  • Nakamura, N, Castaldi, M. J., Themelis, N.J., “Numerical analysis of size reduction of municipal solid waste particles on the traveling grate of a waste-to-energy combustion chamber.” NAWTEC14, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 14th, Tampa, Fl. ASME International Tampa, FL, United States, May 23-25, 2006, paper #14-3193, p.125-130.
  • Kwon, E.; Castaldi, M. J., “Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) of combustion and gasification of major constituents of waste tires:  Comparison between Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) and Poly-isoprene.” International Conference on Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies (IT3); Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA): Savannah, GA, 2006.
  • Castaldi, M. J.; Zhou, Y.; Yegulalp, T. M. “Down-hole combustion method for gas production from methane hydrate.” AIChE Spring National Meeting, Orlando, FL, United States, Apr. 23-27, 2006; AIChE, Ed.; pp 1-12.
  • Castaldi, M. J.; Kwon, E., Thermo-gravimetric analysis (TGA) of combustion and gasification of styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBR). NAWTEC13, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 13th ASME International, Orlando, FL, United States, May 23-25, 2005, paper# 13-3149, p.19-27
  • Kwon, E.; Castaldi, M. J., “Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) formation in thermal degradation of styrene butadiene copolymer (SBR).” NAWTEC14, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 14th ASME International, Tampa, FL, United States, May 1-3, 2006, paper# 14-3188, p. 79-89
  • Castaldi, M. J.; Jackson, T. “The role of carbon deposition on precious metal catalyst activity during dry reforming of biogas.”, 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, United States, March 26-30, 2006; ACS, Ed.
  • Kwon, E.; Castaldi, M. J., “Investigation of Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) on waste tires and chemical analysis including light hydrocarbons, substituted aromatics, and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH).” NAWTEC15, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 15th Miami, FL, United States, May 21-23, 2007, paper# 15-3218, p.183-190
  • Lee, S.-H.; Castaldi, M. J., High temperature corrosion resistance of different commercial alloys under various corrosive environments. NAWTEC15, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 15th Miami, FL, United States, May 21-23, 2007, paper# 15-3221, p.199-206.
  • Lee, S.-H.; Themelis, N. J.; Castaldi, M. J., “Combating corrosion in WTE facilities -theory and experience.” NAWTEC14, Proc. Annu. North Am. Waste Energy Conf., 14th Tampa, FL, United States, May 1-3, 2006, paper# 14-3198, p.175-185.
  • Stokes, M. O.; Castaldi, M. J.; Smith, L. L.; Karim, H.; Etemad, S.; Pfefferle, W. C.,“Catalytic combustion as a pollution prevention technology to achieve ultra-low emissions in power generating ground-based gas turbine engines.” Hazard. Ind. Wastes 2001, 33rd, 222-232.
  • Castaldi, M. J., Hydrogen production from carbon-based resources: an experimental and modeling mechanistic investigation. American Chemical Society, Div. Pet. Chem. 2008, 53, (1), 43-46.

Technical Conference and Symposia Presentations

North American Waste to Energy Conference (NAWTEC)
  • Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis (TGA) of Combustion and Gasification of Sytrene-Butadiene Copolymer (SBR) paper# 13-3149
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Formation in thermal Degradation of Styrene Butadiene Copolymer, paper# 14-3188
  • Combating Corrosion in WTE Facilities: Theory and Experience, paper# 14-3198
  • Numerical analysis of size reduction of municipal solid waste particles on the traveling grate of a waste-to-energy combustion chamber.” paper #14-3193
  • Investigation of Thermo-Gravimetric Analysis(TGA) on Waste tires and Chemical Analysis Including Light Hydrocarbons, Substituted Aromatics and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) paper# 15-3218
  • High Temperature Corrosion Resistance of Different Commercial Alloys Under Various Corrosive Environments paper# 15-3221
  • The Effects of Varied Hydrogen Chloride Gas Concentrations on Corrosion Rates of Commercial Tube Alloys Under Simulated Environment of WTE Facilities paper#16-1916
  • An Investigation of the Thermal Degradation Mechanisms of Waste Tire Through Chemical Analysis Including Light Hydrocarbons, Benzene Derivatives, and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) at High Temperature paper# 16-1914
  • CO2 Enhanced Steam Gasification of Biomass Fuels  paper# 16-1949
  • Use of Statistical Entropy and Life Cycle Analysis to Evaluate Global Warming Potential of Waste Management Systems paper# 16-1915
  • The Center for Sustainable Use of Resources: Quantifying Climate Change Impacts of Managing Wastes paper# 17-2356
  • An Investigation Into the Syngas Production From Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)Gasification Under Various Pressures and CO2 Concentration Atmospheres paper# 17-2351
  • Quantitative Analysis of the Flow, Mixing, and Size Segregation Phenomena of Municipal Solid Waste Particles on Traveling Grate of Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Combustion Chamber paper# 17-2367
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
  • Down-Hole Combustion Method for Gas Production from Methane Hydrate paper #63a
  • Hydrogen Production Via Gasification of Solid Carbon Fuels paper #94b
  • CO2 Enhanced Gasification Of Biomass Fuel paper #9b
  • ATR Reforming Of Tetradecane (C14H30): A Mechanistic Explanation For Hydrogen And Carbon Formation paper #646g
  • Autothermal Reforming of Landfill gases paper #29d
  • Autothermal Reforming of JP8 using a 10 kWth finned Wall Reactor paper #75f
  • Effect of Urea and Urea Decomposition Byproducts on Zeolite Activity for Selective Catalytic Reduction paper #83d
  • Deactivation, Regeneration and Stable Performance of a Platinum-Molybdenum-Rhenium Water Gas Shift Catalyst for on-Site Hydrogen Generation paper #138a
  • Kinetic and Process Study for Ethanol Reforming using a Pt/Rh Washcoated Monolith Catalyst paper #209b
  • A Comparison of Monoliths and Short Contact Time Supports for Selective Catalytic Oxidation: Performance and Steady-State Multiplicity paper #222d
  • Scrap Tires in Waste-to-Energy Plants: Treatment and Emissions Control paper #265d
  • Experimental Investigation of Methane Gas from Methane Hydrates paper #330g
  • An Investigation  of High Temperature Corrosion Phenomena in Waste to Energy Boilers paper #512f
  • Experimental Kinetic Analysis of Steam and CO2 Gasification of Biomass Fuels paper #563d
American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • The role of carbon deposition on precious metal catalyst activity during dry reforming of biogas paper# PETR-37
  • An Investigation into Water and Heat Balance Issues for Liquid Fueled Portable Fuel Processors paper# PETR-50
  • Biomass to Hydrogen & Electricity, paper # FUEL-42
  • Waste Tire Conversion:Understanding the Mechanism of Decomposition,paper# FUEL-57
  • ATR Reforming of Tetradecane (C14H30): A Mechanistic Explanation,paper # FUEL-117
  • Gas production from methane hydrates, paper # FUEL-64
International Thermal Treatment Technologies (IT3)
  • Novel Integrated Process for Beneficial Use of Waste Tires: Generation of synthesis gas and electricity, paper # 2
  • Thermo-gravimetric Analysis (TGA) of Combustion and Gasification of MajorConstituents of Waste Tire: Comparison between Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR) and Poly-Isoprene (IR), paper # 11
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon (PAH) Formation from Combustion and Gasification ofTires: Mechanistic understanding and reduction potential, paper #83
  • Hydrogen Production via Gasification of Biomass Fuels, paper #64
  • CO2 Impact on Biomass Gasification: ASPENTM Simulation Compared to ExperimentalData, paper #80
  • An Investigation of the Thermal Degradation Mechanism of Waste Tires Through Chemical Analysis in High Temperature, paper #37
  • Extension of the Statistical Entropy and Substance Concentrating Efficiency Functionto the Analysis of Carbon Species in Waste Treatment Systems, paper #92
  • An Investigation into the Syngas Production Enhancement of Municipal Solid Waste Gasification under Various CO2 Concentration Atmosphere, paper # 46
  • Biomass to Fuels:  The Impact of Reaction Medium and Heating Rate, paper # 57
  • A Comparison of Landfill Gas to Energy Technologies, paper # 120
North American Catalysis Society, bi-Annual Meeting
  • Greenhouse Gas Dry Reforming using monolithic catalysts for enhanced reactor design, June, 2007
  • Auto-thermal Reforming of Landfill Gas for Synthesis Gas Generation June, 2009
  • Catalytic reforming of ethanol/gasoline blends for fuel cell vehicles June, 2009
  • Urea-SCR for NOx Diesel Emission Control: The influence of urea and its decomposition products on the SCR activity of zeolites June, 2009
Society of Mining Engineering
  • Thermogravimetric Study of Carbon dioxide Adsorption on Alumina-Supported CalciumOxide, February 2007
  • Carbon Neutral, Energy efficient Method for Gas Production from Methane Hydrates,February 2007.
  • Pre-Combustion Capture of CO 2 from Coal Gasification Gases: case of CaO on GammaAl2O3, February 2009.
  • Experimental Investigation of CH 4 Production from Methane Hydrate, February. 2009.
Clearwater Coal Conference
  • Physio-Chemical Properties of Low Rank Coal/Liquid CO2 Slurries as GasifierFeedstocks
  • CO2 Enhanced Steam Gasification of Biomass Fuels

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