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Mark J. Rood, Ph.D.

Ivan Racheff Professor of Environmental Engineering

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of Illinois
3230E Newmark Lab, MC-250
205 N. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801 USA

Tel. (217) 333-6963
Fax. (217) 333-9464

Journal Publications


Yuen, W., Ma, Q., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Du, K., Rood, M.J. (2017) LIDAR Equation Inversion Methods and Uncertainties in Measuring Fugitive Particulate Matter Emission Factors, J. Applied Optics, pp. 11,, in press.



Hu, M.-M., Emamipour, H., Johnson, D.L., Rood, M.J., Song, L., Zhang, Z. (2017) Monitor and Control of an Electrothermal Swing Adsorption System using Electrical Properties of the Adsorbent for Organic Compound Abatement, Environmental Science & Technology, 51(13), 7581-7589.

AQES\Carbon\Ming-Ming Hu Emamipour electrical properties EST 2017.pdf


Tian, Y., Liu, X., Rood, M.J., Yan, Z.-F. (2017) Study on Deposited Coke over VOx-K2Oγ-Al2O3 Catalyst in the Non-Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Isobutane, J. of Applied Catalysis A, 545, 1-9.

AQES\Carbon\Tian Liu Rood J Applied Catalysis 2017.pdf


Xu, P., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M.J., Luan, S. (2017) Projections of NH3 Emissions from Manure Generated by Livestock Production in China to 2030 under Six Mitigation Scenarios, Science of the Total Environment, 607–608, 78–86, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.06.258.

AQES\Aerosol\Xu Peng NH3 emissions from manure 2017.pdf


Pelay, U., Luo, L., Fan, Y., Stitou, D., Rood, M.J. (2017) Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Concentrated Solar Power Plants, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 79, 82-100, ISSN 1364-0321,

AQES\Carbon\Ugo Pelay thermal energy storage 2017.pdf


Yuen, W., Gu, Y., Mao, Y., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M.J. (2017) Performance and Uncertainty in Measuring Atmospheric Plume Opacity Using Compact and Smartphone Digital Still Cameras, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 17(5), 1281-1293, doi: 10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0369.

AQES\Aerosol\2017 Yuen DOM DSC uncertainty AAQR.pdf

AQES\Aerosol\2017 Yuen DOM DSC uncertainty AAQR_suppl.pdf


Nelson, A.J., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M.J., Myles, L., Lehmann, C., Bernacchi, C., Balasubramanian, S., Joo, E., Heuer, M., Vieira-Filho, M., Lin, J. (2017) Season-Long Ammonia Flux Measurements above Fertilized Corn in Central Illinois, USA, Using Relaxed Eddy Accumulation, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 239, 202-212.

AQES\Aerosol\2017 Nelson NH3 REA field measurement.pdf


Feng, R., Yan, X., Hu, X., Qiao, K., Yan, Z., Rood, M.J. (2017) High Performance of H3BO3 modified USY and Equilibrium Catalyst with Tailored Acid Sites in Catalytic Cracking, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 243, 319-330.

AQES\Carbon\2017 Feng H3BO3 mod USY catalyst in catalytic cracking.pdf


Balasubramanian, S., Nelson, A., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Lin, J., Rood, M.J., Myles, L., Bernacchi, C. (2017) Evaluation of DeNitrification DeComposition Model for Estimating Ammonia Fluxes from Chemical Fertilizer Application, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 237-238, 123-134.

AQES\Aerosol\2017 Srinidhi Eval DNDC model estimating NH3 flux.pdf


Tian, J., Brem, B.T., West, M., Bond, T.C., Rood, M.J., Riemer, N. (2017) Simulating Aerosol Chamber Experiments with the Particle-Resolved Aerosol Model PartMC, Aerosol Science and Technology, 856-867,

AQES\Aerosol\2017 Tian Simulating aerosol chamber experiments with PartMC.pdf


Feng, R., Hu, X., Yan, X., Yan, Z., Rood, M.J. (2017) A High Surface Area Mesoporous γ-Al2O3 with Tailoring Texture by Glucose Template for Ethanol Dehydration to Ethylene, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 241, 89-97.

AQES\Carbon\2017 Feng gamma al2O3 ethanol.pdf


Liu, Y., Liu, X., Zhao, L., Lyu, Y., Xu, L., Rood, M.J., Wei, L., Liu, Z., Yan, Z. (2017) Effect of Lanthanum Species on the Physicochemical Properties of La/SAPO-11 Molecular Sieve, Journal of Catalysis, 347, 170-184.

AQES\Carbon\2017 Liu Lanthanum effect in La-SAPO-11 MS.pdf


Ullah, R., Bai, P., Wu, P., Etim, U.J., Zhang, Z., Han, D., Subhan, F., Ullah, S., Rood, M.J., Yan, Z. (2017) Superior Performance of Freeze-Dried Ni/ZnO-Al2O3 Adsorbent in the Ultra-Deep Desulfurization of High Sulfur Model Gasoline, Fuel Processing Technology, 156, 505-514.

AQES\Carbon\2017 Ullah Freeze Dried Ni_ZnO-Al2O3 desulfurization.pdf


Luan, Z., Han, Y., Zhao, T., Liu, F., Liu, C., Rood, M.J., Yang, X., He, Q., Lu, H. (2017) Dust Opacities Inside the Dust Devil Column in the Taklimakan Desert, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10, 1, 273-279.

AQES\Aerosol\2017 Luan Dust Opaities Taklimakan Desert.pdf


Johnsen, D.L., Emamipour, H., Guest, J.S, Rood, M.J. (2016) Environmental and Economic Assessment of Electrothermal Swing Adsorption of Air Emissions from Sheet-Foam Production Compared to Conventional Abatement Techniques, Environmental Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b05004.



Liu, C., Zhao, T., Yang, X., Liu, F., Han, Y. Luan, Z., He, Q., Rood, M, Yuen, W. (2016) Observational Study of Formation Mechanism, Vertical Structure and Dust Emission of Dust Devils over the Taklimakan Desert, J. Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 7, 3608-3618.



Son, H.K., Sivakumar, S.B, Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J. (2016) Electrothermal Adsorption and Desorption of Volatile Organic Compounds on Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth, J. Hazardous Materials, 201, 17050, 27-34.



Balasubramanian, S., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., McFarland, D.M., and Rood, M.J. (2015) Reconsidering emissions of ammonia from chemical fertilizer usage in Midwest USA, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120, 6232–6246.



Yuen, W., Du, K., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M.R., Hashmonay, R.A., Meister, C. (2015) Fugitive Particulate Matter Emissions to the Atmosphere from Tracked and Wheeled Vehicles in a Desert Region by Hybrid-Optical Remote Sensing, Aerosol and Air Quality Research, 15, 1613–1626.



Emamipour, H., Johnsen, D.L., Rood, M.J., Jain, M., Skandan, G. (2015) Novel activated carbon fiber cloth filter with functionalized silica nanoparticles for adsorption of toxic industrial chemicals, Adsorption, 21, 265-272.



Peng, P., Youhe, W., Rood, M.J., Zhang, Z., Subhan, F., Yan, Z., Qin, L., Zhang, Z., Zhange, Z., Gaoe, X. (2015) Effects of Dissolution Alkalinity and Self-Assembly on ZSM-5-Based Micro-/Mesoporous Composites: A Study of the Relationship Between Porosity, Acidity, and Catalytic Performance, CrystEngComm, 17, 3820-3828. DOI: 10.1039/C5CE00384A.




Zhang, Z., Atkinson, J.D., Jiang, B., Rood, M.J., Yan, Z. (2015) NO oxidation by microporous zeolites: Isolating the impact of pore structure to predict NO conversion, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 163, 573–583.



Atkinson, J.D., Hung, P.C., Zhang, Z., Chang, M.B., Yan, Z., Rood, M.J. (2015) Adsorption and destruction of PCDD/Fs using surface-functionalized activated carbons, Chemosphere, 136–142.



Johnsen DL, Emamipour H, Zhang Z, Yan Z, Rood MJ. (2014) Effect of isobutane adsorption on the electrical resistivity of activated carbon fiber cloth with select physical and chemical properties. Carbon. 76:435-445.



Feng, R., Liu, S., Bai, P., Qiao, K., Wang, Y., Al-Megren, H.A., Rood, M.J., Yan, Z. (2014) Preparation and Characterization of γAl2O3 with Rich Brønsted Acid Sites and Its Application in the Fluid Catalytic Cracking Process, J. Phys. Chem. C., 118, 6226−6234,



Zhang, Z., Atkinson, J.D., Jiang, B., Rood, M.J., Yan, Z. (2014) Nitric oxide oxidation catalyzed by microporous activated carbon fiber cloth: An updated reaction mechanism, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 148-149:573-581.



Yuen, W., Johnsen, D.L., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M.J. (2013) Open burning and detonation PM10 mass emission factor measurements with optical remote sensing. J. of A&WMA, 64 (2), 227-234.



Mallouk, K.E., Rood, M.J. (2013) Performance of an Electrothermal Swing Adsorption System with Postdesorption Liquefaction for Organic Gas Capture and Recovery, Environmental Science & Technology, 47 (13), 7373-7379.



Nelson, A.J., Page, M.A., Ginsberg, M.D., Rood, M.J. (2013) Bench-scale aerosol filtration test system and evaluation of an acoustic bioaerosol removal device for indoor air streams, Aerosol Science and Technology, 41:1285-1292.



Deng, J., Du, K., Wang. W., Rood. M.J (2013) Closure study on measured and modeled optical properties for dry and hydrated laboratory inorganic aerosols with mixtures of dicarboxylic acids, Atmospheric Environment, 81:177-187.



Du, K., Shi, P., Rood. M.J., Wang. K., Wang. Y., and Varma. R., (2013) Digital optical method to quantify the visual opacity of fugitive plumes, Atmospheric Environment, 77:983-989.



Atkinson, J.D., Zhang, Z., Yan, Z., and Rood, M.J., (2013) Evolution and Impact of Acidic Oxygen Functional Groups on Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth during NO Oxidation, Carbon, 54:444-453.



Feng, R., Al-Megren, H.A., Al-Kinany, M.C., Rood, M.J., and Yan, Z, (2012) SO2 Abatement Over Nanocrystalline MgAl2O4 Spinel-Supported Catalysts, J. Porous Materials, DOI 10.1007/s10934-012-9639-1, 1-7.



Johnsen, D.L. and Rood, M.J., (2012) Temperature Control during Regeneration of Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth with Resistance-Feedback, Environmental Science & Technology, 46 (20), 11305-11312.



Sullivan, P.D., Moate, J., Stone, B., Atkinson, J.D., Hashisho, Z., and Rood, M.J., (2012) Physical and Chemical Properties of PAN-derived Electrospun (2012) Physical and Chemical Properties of PAN-derived Electrospun Activated Carbon Nanofibers and their Potential for use as an Adsorbent for Toxic Industrial Chemicals, Adsorption, 1-10.



Atkinson, J.D. and Rood, M.J., (2012) Preparing Microporous Carbon from Solid Organic Salt Precursors using in situ Templating and a Fixed-Bed Reactor, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 160:174-181.



Zhang, Z., Wang, K., Atkinson, J.D., Yan. X., Li., X., Rood, M.J., Yan, Z., (2012) Sustainable and hierarchical porous enteromorpha prolifera based carbon for CO2 capture, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 229–230:183-191, ISSN 0304-3894, 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2012.05.094.\Carbon\ZhangJHM2012.pdf\Carbon\ZhangJHM2012_s.pdf


Ramirez, D., Emamipour, H., Vidal, E.X., Rood, M.J., Hay, K.J., (2011) Capture and Recovery of Methyl Ethyl Ketone with Electrothermal Swing Adsorption Systems, Journal of Environmental Engineering, 137 (9), 826-832.\Carbon\RamirezJEE2011.pdf


Brem, B.T., Mena Gonzalez, F.C., Meyers, S.R., Bond, T.C, Rood, M.J., (2012) Laboratory-Measured Optical Properties of Inorganic and Organic Aerosols at Relative Humidities up to 95%, Aerosol Science and Technology, 46:178-190.\Aerosol\BremAST2012.pdf


Johnsen, D.L., Mallouk, K.E., and Rood, M.J., (2011) Control of Electrothermal Heating During Regeneration of Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth, Environmental Science & Technology, 45 (2), 738-743.


Du, K., Yuen, W., Wang, W., Rood, M.J., Varma, R.M., Hashmonay, R.A., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M.R., (2011) Optical Remote Sensing to Quantify Fugitive Particulate Mass Emissions from Stationary Short-Term and Mobile Continuous Sources: Part II. Field Applications, Environmental Science & Technology, 45 (2), 666-672.


Du, K., Rood, M.J., Welton, E.J., Varma, R.M., Hashmonay, R.A., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M.R., (2011) Optical Remote Sensing To Quantify Fugitive Particulate Mass Emissions from Stationary Short-Term and Mobile Continuous Sources: Part I. Method and Examples, Environmental Science & Technology, 45 (2), 658-665.


Atkinson, J.D., Fortunato, M.E., Dastgheib, S.A., Rostam-Abadi, M., Rood, M.J., and Suslick, K.S. (2011) Synthesis and Characterization of Iron-Impregnated Porous Carbon Spheres Prepared by Ultrasonic Spray Pyrolysis,  Carbon, 49:587-98.


Mallouk, K.E., Johnsen, D.L., and Rood, M.J., (2010) Capture and Recovery of Isobutane with Electrothermal Swing Adsorption and Post-Desorption Liquefaction, Environmental Science & Technology, 44, (18), 7070-7075.


Rood, M.J., Chairperson, et al. (2009) Standard Test Method to Determine the Opacity of a Plume in the Outdoor Ambient Atmosphere, Chairperson of Committee WK11380, ASTM D7520, ASTM-International, December, pp. 21. D7520.htm


Kaldate, A., D. Thurston and M. Rood, Disruptive vs. Sustaining Technology and the Design Process. Proc. International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED'09, August 24-27, 2009, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, pp. 11.


Hashisho, Z., Rood, M.J., Barot, S., and Bernhard, J. (2009) Role of Functional Groups on the Microwave Attenuation and Electrical Resistivity of Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth, Carbon, PII: S0008-6223(09)00129-8, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2009.03.006, pp. 31.


Du, K., Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M.R., Franek. B., and Mattison, K. (2009) Evaluation of Digital Optical Method to Determine Plume Opacity during Nighttime, Environmental Science & Technology, 43 (3), 783-789.


Hashisho, Z., Emamipour, H., Rood, M.J., Hay, K.J., Kim, B.J., and Thurston, D.L. (2008) Concomitant Adsorption and Desorption of Organic Vapor in Dry and Humid Air Streams using Microwave and Direct Electrothermal Swing Adsorption, Environmental Science and Technology, 10.1021/es801285v, 42 (24), 9317-9322.


Wang, W., and M. J. Rood (2008), Real refractive index: Dependence on Relative Humidity and Solute Composition with Relevancy to Atmospheric Aerosol Particles, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D23305, doi:10.1029/2008JD010165.


Sullivan, P.D., Stone, B.R., Hashisho, Z., Rood, M.J. (2007) Water Adsorption with Hysteresis Effect onto Microporous Activated Carbon Fabrics, Adsorption, DOI 10.1007/s10450-007-9033-5, Vol. 13, 173-189.


Emamipour, H., Hashisho, Z., Cevallos, D., Rood, M.J., Thurston, D.L., Hay, K.J. Kim, B.J., and Sullivan, P.D. (2007) Steady-State and Dynamic Desorption of Organic Vapor from Activated Carbon with Electrothermal Swing Adsorption, Environmental Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1021/es0703022, 41, 14, 5063-5069.


Wang, W., Rood, M.J., Carrico, C.M., Covert, D.S., Quinn, P.K., and Bates, T.S. (2007) Aerosol Optical Properties over the Northwestern Atlantic Ocean during NEAQS-ITCT 2004, and the Influence of Particulate Organic Matter on Aerosol Hygroscopicity, J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 112, D10S23, 16 pp., doi:10.1029/2006JD007579.


Du, K., Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M., Franek, B., Mattison, K., and Cook, J. (2007) Field Evaluation of Digital Optical Method to Quantify the Visual Opacity of Plumes, Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association, Vol. 57, No. 7, 836-844


Hashisho, Z., Emamipour, H., Cevallos, D., Rood, M.J., Hay, K.J., and Kim, B.J. (2007) Rapid Response Concentration-Controlled Desorption of Activated Carbon to Dampen Concentration Fluctuation, Env. Sci. & Tech., Vol. 41, No. 5, 1753-1758


Du, K., Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J., Kemme, M., Franek, B., and Mattison, K. (2007) Quantification of Plume Opacity by Digital Photography. Env. Sci. & Tech., Vol. 41, No. 3, 928-935.


Russell, P.B., Livingston, J.M., Redemann, J., Schmid, B., Ramirez, S.A., Eilers, J., Kahn, R., Chu, A., Remer, L., Quinn, P.K., Rood, M.J., Wang, W. (2007) Multi-Grid-Cell Validation of Satellite Aerosol Property Retrievals in INTEX/ITCT/ICARTT 2004, J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 112, D12S09, doi:10.1029/2006JD007606, 2007.


Varma, R.M., Hashmonay, R.A., Du, K., Rood, M.J., Kim, B.J., and Kemme, M.R. (2007) A Novel Method to Quantify Fugitive Dust Emissions using Optical Remote Sensing, ( In Y. J. Kim & U. Platt (Eds.), Advanced Environmental Monitoring. Springer-Verlag GmbH ), 143-154 .


Luo, L., Ramirez, D., Rood, M.J., Grevillot, G., Hay, K.J., and Thurston, D.L. (2006) Adsorption and Electrothermal Desorption of Organic Vapors using Activated Carbon Adsorbents with Novel Morphologies, Carbon, 44, 13, 2715-2723.


Agnihotri, S., Mota, J.P.B., Rostam-Abadi, M., Rood, M.J. (2006) Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of Morphology and Temperature Effects on Adsorption of Organic Vapors in Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, J. of Physical Chemistry B, 110, pp. 7640-7647.


Agnihotri, S., Mota, J.P.B., Rostam-Abadi, M., Rood, M.J. (2006) Adsorption Site Analysis of Impurity Embedded Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Bundles, Carbon, 44, 12, pp 2376-2383 .


Kaldate, A., Thurston, D., Emamipour, H., and Rood, M. (2006) "Engineering Parameter Selection for Design Optimization during Preliminary Design," Journal of Engineering Design, Vol. 17, No. 4., 291-310.


Quinn, P.K., Bates, T.S., Baynard, T., Clarke, A.D., Onasch, T.B., Wang, W., Rood, M.J., Andrews, E., Allan, J., Carrico, C.M., Coffman, D., Worsnop, D. (2005) Impact of Particulate Organic Matter on the Relative Humidity Dependence of Light Scattering: A Simplified Parameterization, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L22809, doi:10.1029/2005GL024322. 5 pp.


Hashisho, Z., Rood, M., and Botich, L. (2005) Microwave-Swing Adsorption to Capture and Recover Vapors from Air Streams with Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth. Environmental Science and Technology, 39, 17, pp 6851-6859.


Ramirez, D.; Qi S.; Rood, M. J.; Hay, K. J. (2005) Equilibrium and Heat of Adsorption for Organic Vapors and Activated Carbons, Environmental Science and Technology, 39(15), 8 pp .


Agnihotri, S., Rood, M.J., and Rostam-Abadi, M. (2005) Adsorption Equilibrium of Organic Vapors on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Carbon, 43, 11, pp. 2379-2388.


Agnihotri, S., Mota, J.P.B., Rostam-Abadi, M., and Rood, M.J. (2005) Structural Characterization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Bundles by Experiment and Molecular Simulation, Langmuir, la047662c, 21, 896-904.


Kahn, R. Anderson, J., Anderson, T., Bates, T., Brechtel, F., Clarke, A., Dutton, E., Flagan, R., Frouin, R., Fukushima, H., Holben, B., Howell, S., Huebert, B., Jefferson, A., Jonsson, H., Carrico, C., Kalashnikova1, O., Kim, J., Kim, S.-W., Kus, P., Li1, W.-H., Livingston, J., Masonis, S., McNaughton, C., Merrill, J., Mukai, S., Murayama, T., Nakajima, T., Quinn, P., Redemann, J., Rood, M., Russell, P., Sano, I., Schmid, B., Seinfeld, J., Sugimoto, N., Wang, J., Welton, E., Won, J.-G., and Yoon, S.-C., (2004) Environmental snapshots from ACE-Asia, J. of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 109, D19S14, doi:10.1029/2003JD004339. pp. 30.


Sullivan, P.D., Rood, M.J., Grevillot, G., Wander, J.D., and Hay, K.J. (2004) Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth Electrothermal Swing Adsorption System, Environmental Science & Technology, 38, 18, pp. 4,865-4,877.


Agnihotri, S., Rostam-Abadi, M., and Rood, M.J. (2004) Temporal Changes in Nitrogen Adsorption Properties of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes, Carbon, 42, 12-13, pp. 2,699-2,710.


Quinn, P.K., Coffman, D.J., Bates, T.S., Welton, E.J., Covert, D.S., Miller, T.L., Johnson, J.E., Maria, S., Russell, L., Arimoto, R., Carrico, C.M., Rood, M.J., and Anderson J. (2004) Aerosol Optical Properties Measured Onboard the Ronald H. Brown During ACE Asia as a Function of Aerosol Chemical Composition and Source Region, J. of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 109, D19, D19S01, doi:10.1029/2003JD004010, pp. 28.


Kus, P., Carrico, C., Rood, M.J., and Williams, A. (2004) Measured and Modeled Light Scattering Values for Dry and Hydrated Laboratory Aerosols, Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 21, 7, pp. 981-994.


Dombrowski, K.D., Lehmann, C.M.B., Sullivan, P.D., Ramirez, D., Rood, M.J., and James, K.J. (2004) Solvent Recovery and Energy Efficiency During Electric Regeneration of an ACF Adsorber, J. of Environmental Engineering, 130, 3, 268-275.


Ramirez, D., Sullivan, P.D., Rood, M.J., and James, K.J. (2004) Equilibrium Adsorption of Organic Vapors on Phenol-, Tire- and Coal- Derived Activated Carbons, J. of Environmental Engineering, 130, 3, 231-241.


Sullivan, P.D., Rood, M.J., Dombrowski, K.D., and James, K.J. (2003) Capture and Recovery of Organic Compounds Using Adsorption and Electrothermal Regeneration, J. of Environmental Engineering, 130, 3, 258-267.


Carrico, C.M., Kus, P., Rood, M.J., Quinn, P.K. and Bates, T.S. (2003) Mixtures of Pollution, Dust, Seasalt and Volcanic Aerosol During ACE-Asia: Aerosol Radiative Properties as A Function of Relative Humidity, J. of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 108 (D23), 8650, doi:10.1029/2003JD003405.


Markowicz, K.M., Flatau, P.J., Quinn, P.K., Carrico, C.M., Flatau, M.K., Vogelmann, A.M., Bates, D., Liu, M., Rood, M.J. (2003) Influence of Relative Humidity on Aerosol Radiative Forcing: An ACE-Asia Experiment Perspective, J. of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 108: D23, p. 8662.


Hsi, H.-C., Rood, M.J., Rostam-Abadi, M., Chen, S., Chang, R. (2002) Mercury Adsorption Properties of Sulfur Impregnated Adsorbents, J. of Environmental Engineering, 128, 11, pp. 1080-1089.


Russell, P.B., Redemann, J., Schmid, B., Bergstrom, B.W., Livingston, J.M., McIntosh, D.M., Hartley, S., Hobbs, P.V., Quinn, P.K, Carrico, C.M., Rood, M.J., Öström, E., Noone, K.J., von Hoyningen-Huene, W. and Remer, L. (2002) Comparison of Aerosol Single Scattering Albedos Derived by Diverse Techniques in Two North Atlantic Experiments, J. of Atmospheric Sciences, 59, pp. 609-619.


Armstrong, R.W., Rood, M.J., Mohamed, M., Rashid, M., Sani, S., Tajudin Jab, A., Landsberger, S. (2001) Aerosol Particle and Organic vapor Concentrations at Industrial Work Sites in Malaysia, Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health, 13, pp. 24-29.


Sun, J., Jarvi, T.D., Conopask, L.F., Satyapal, S., Rood, M.J., Rostam-Abadi, M. (2001) Direct Measurements of Volumetric Gas Storage Capacity and Some New Insight into Adsorbed Natural Gas Storage, Energy & Fuels, 15, pp. 1241-1246.


Hsi, H.-C., Rostam-Abadi, M., Rood, M.J., Chen, S., Chang, R. (2001) Effects of Sulfur Impregnation Temperature on the Properties and Mercury Adsorption Capacities of Activated Carbon Fibers (ACFs), Environmental Science & Technology, 35(13), pp. 2785-2791.


Lordgooei, M., Rood, M. J., and Rostam-Abadi, M. (2001) New General Pore Size Distribution Model by Classical Thermodynamics Application: Activated Carbon, J. Environmental Engineering, 127:4, pp. 281-287.


Sullivan, P.D., Rood, M.J., Hay, K.J., and Qi, S. (2001) Adsorption and Electrothermal Desorption of Hazardous Organic Vapors, J. Environmental Engineering, 127:3, pp. 217-223.


Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Carrico, C.M., Kus, P., Rood, M.J., Li, Z., Shrestha, R., Ogren, J. A., Chow, J. C., and Watson, J. G. (2001) Aerosol Properties at a Mid-Latitude Northern Hemisphere Continental Site, J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 106:D3, pp. 3019-3032.


Rood, M.J. and Carrico, C. (2001) Evolution of Air Quality Studies from Individual Point Source Plumes to Continents, J. of Environmental Engineering, 27:1, p.1.


Rood, M.J. and Williams, A.L. (2001) Response to Comments by Facchini et al., on "Influence of Soluble Surfactant Properties on the Activation of Aerosol Particles Containing Inorganic Solute" that was written by Li et al. (1998), J. Atmospheric Science, 58:6, pp. 1468-1473.


Lordgooei, M., M. J. Rood, M. Rostam-Abadi (2001) Modeling Effective Diffusivity of Volatile Organic Compounds in Activated Carbon Fiber, Environmental Science & Technology, 34, pp. 613-619.


Anderson, T.L. Masonis, S.J., Covert, D.S., Charlson, R.J., Rood, M.J. (2000) In-situ Measurement of the Aerosol Extinction-to-Backscatter Ratio at a Polluted, Continental Site, J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 105, pp. 26907-26915.


Carrico, C.M., Rood, M.J., Ogren, J.A., Neusüß, C., Wiedensohler, A., Heintzenberg, J. (2000) Aerosol Optical Properties at Sagres, Portugal during ACE 2, Tellus, 52B, pp. 694-715.


Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Rood, M.J., Cal, M.P. (2000) Carbon Fiber Adsorption Using Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship, J. Environmental Engineering, 126:9, pp. 865-868.


Quinn, P.K., Bates, T.S., Miller, T.L., Coffman, D.J., Johnson, J.E., Harris, J.M., Ogren, Forbes, G., Anderson, T.L., Covert, D.S., Rood, M.J. (2000) Surface Submicron Aerosol Chemical Composition: What Fraction is Not Sulfate?, J. Geophysical Research, Vol. 105:D5, pp. 6785-6805.


Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Rood, M.J. and Cal, M. (2000) Equilibrium and Heat of Adsorption for Water Vapor and Activated Carbon, J. Environmental Engineering, 126:3, pp. 267-271.


Hsi, H-C., Chen, S., Rostam-Abadi, M., Rood, M.J., Richardson, C.F., Carey, T. R., Chang, R., (1998) Preparation and Evaluation of Coal-Derived Activated Carbons for Removal of Mercury Vapor from Simulated Flue Gases, Energy & Fuels, 12 :6, pp. 1061-1070.


Hansson, H.-C., Rood, M.J., Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Hameri, K., Orsini, D. and Wiedensohler, D., (1998) NaCl Aerosol Particle Hygroscopicity Dependence on Mixing with Organic Compounds, J. Atmospheric Chemistry, 31, pp. 321-346.


Lehmann, C.M.B., Rostam-Abadi, M., Rood, M.J., Sun, J., (1998) Reprocessing and Reuse of Waste Tire Rubber to Solve Air Quality Related Problems, Energy & Fuels, 12 :6, pp. 1095-1099.


Sun, J., Chen, S., Rood, M.J., Rostam-Abadi, M., (1998) Correlating N 2 and CH 4 Adsorption on Microporous Carbon Using a New Analytical Model, Energy & Fuels, 12:6, pp. 1071-1078.


Lordgooei, M., Sagen, J., Rood, M.J., Rostam-Abadi, M., (1998) Sorption and Mass Transfer of Toxic Chemical Vapors in Activated Carbon Fiber Cloth Fixed Bed Adsorbers, Energy & Fuels, 12: 6, pp. 1079-1088.


Qi, S., Hay, K.J., Rood, M.J. (1998) New Isotherm Equation for Water Vapor Adsorption onto Microporous Activated Carbon, J. Environmental Engineering, 124, pp. 1,130-1,134.


Carrico, C.M. and Rood, M.J. (1998) Ambient Aerosol Optical Properties at Cape Grim, Tasmania, During ACE-1, J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 103 :D13, pp. 16,565-16,574.


Koloutsou-Vakakis, S., Rood, M., Nenes, A., and Pilinis, C. (1998) Modeling of Aerosol Properties Related to Direct Climate Forcing, J. Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 103 :D14, pp. 17,009-17,032.


Li, Z., Williams, A., Rood, M. (1998) Influence of Surface Active Organics on the Activation of Aerosol Particles Containing Organic and Inorganic Solute, J. Atmospheric Science, 25, pp. 1859-1866.


Sun, J., Brady, T.A., Lehmann, C.M., Rood, M.J., Rostam-Abadi, M. and Lizzio, A.A. (1997) Adsorbed Natural Gas Storage with Carbon Adsorbent Produced from Illinois Coal and Scrap Tire, Energy & Fuels, 11, pp. 316-322.


Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., and Larson, S.M. (1997) Gas Phase Adsorption of VOCs and Water Vapor on Activated Carbon Cloth, Energy & Fuels, 11, pp. 311-315.


Sun, J., Rood, M.J., Rostam-Abadi, M., and Lizzio, A. (1996) Natural Gas Storage with Activated Carbon from a Bituminous Coal, Gas Separation and Purification, 10 :2, pp. 91-96.


Lordgooei, M., Carmichael, K.R., Kelly, T.W., Rood, M.J., and Larson, S.M. (1996) Activated Carbon Cloth Adsorption Cryogenic System to Recover Toxic Volatile Organic Compounds, Gas Separation and Purification, 10 :2, pp. 123-130.


Hegg, D.A., Covert, D.S., Rood, M.J., and Hobbs, P.V. (1996) Measurements of Aerosol Optical Properties in Marine Air, J. of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 101 :D8, pp. 12,893-12,903.


Brady, T.A., Rostam-Abadi, M., and Rood, M.J. (1996) Applications for Activated Carbons from Waste Tires: Natural Gas Storage and Air Pollution Control, J. of Gas Separation and Purification, 10: 2, pp. 97-102.


Dimotakis, E., Cal, M.P., Economy, J., Rood, M. and Larson, S. (1995) Water Vapor Adsorption on Chemically Treated Activated Carbon Cloths, Chemistry of Material, 7, pp. 2269-2272.


Dimotakis, E., Cal, M.P., Economy, J., Rood, M.J., and Larson, S. (1995) Chemically Treated Activated Carbon Cloths (ACCs) for Removal of Volatile Organic Carbons from Gas Streams: Evidence for Enhance Physical Adsorption, Environmental Science and Technology, 29, pp. 1876-1880.


Cal, M.P., Rood, M.J., and Larson, S.M. (1995) Removal of VOCs from Humidified Gas Streams Using Activated Carbon Cloth, Gas Separation and Purification, 10 :2, pp. 117-121.


Cal, M.P., Larson, S.M., and Rood, M.J. (1994) Experimental and Modeled Results Describing the Adsorption of Acetone and Benzene onto Activated Carbon Fibers: Comparison of Experimental and Modeled Isotherms, Environmental Progress, 13 :1, pp. 26-30.


Koloutsou-Vakakis, S. and Rood, M.J. (1994) The (NH 4 ) 2 SO 4 -Na 2 SO 4 -H 2 O System: Comparison of Deliquescence Humidities Measured in the Field and Estimated from Laboratory Measurements and Thermodynamic Modeling, Tellus, 46B, pp. 1-15.


Larson, S.M. and Rood, M.J. (1993) Development of an Air Quality Engineering Program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, J. of Engineering Education, 82 : 2, pp. 101-108.


Chang, M.B., Kushner, M.J., and Rood, M.J. (1993) Removal of SO 2 and NO from Gas Streams with Combined Plasma Photolysis, J. of Environmental Engineering, 119 :3, pp. 414-423.


Hameri, K., Rood, M., and Hansson, H.C. (1992) Hygroscopic Properties of a NaCl Aerosol Coated with Organic Compounds, 1992 European Aerosol Conference, September, Oxford, England, J. of Aerosol Science, 23, pp. S437-S440.


Foster, K.L., Fuerman, R.G., Economy J., Larson, S.M., and Rood, M.J. (1992) Adsorption Characteristics of Trace Volatile Organic Compounds in Gas Streams onto Activated Carbon Fibers, Chemistry of Materials, 4, pp. 1068-1073.


Chang, M.B., Kushner, M.J., and Rood, M.J. (1992) Removal of SO 2 and the Simultaneous Removal of SO 2 and NO from Simulated Flue Gas Streams Using Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasmas, Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing, 12 :4, pp. 565-580.


Chang, M.B., Kushner, M.J., and Rood, M.J. (1991) Gas Phase Removal of NO from Gas Streams via Dielectric Barrier Discharges, Environmental Science & Technology, 26 :4, pp. 777-781.


Chang, M.B., Balbach, J.H., Rood, M.J., and Kushner, M.J. (1991) Removal of SO 2 from Gas Streams Using a Dielectric Barrier Discharge and Combined Plasma Photolysis, J. of Applied Physics, 69 :8, pp. 4409-4417.


Sloane, C.S., Rood, M.J., and Rogers, C.F. (1991) Measurement of Aerosol Particle Size: Improved Precision by Simultaneous Use of Optical Particle Counter and Nephelometer, Aerosol Science and Technology, 14 : 3, pp. 289-301.


Hansson, H.C., Wiedensohler, A., Rood, M.J., and Covert, D.S. (1990) Experimental Determination of the Hydroscopic Properties of Organically Coated Aerosol Particles, J. of Aerosol Science, 21, 1, pp. S241-S244.


Shaw, M.A. and Rood, M.J. (1990) Measurement of the Crystallization Humidities of Ambient Aerosol Particles, Atmospheric Environment, 24A : 7, pp. 1837-1841.


Rood, M.J. and Currie, R.M. (1989) Absorption of NH 3 and SO 2 During Activation of Atmospheric Aerosol Particles, Atmospheric Environment, 23 : 12, pp. 2847-2854.


Yuan, C.S. and Rood, M.J. (1989) Generation of Monodisperse Aerosol Particles that Consist of Sparingly Soluble and Non-Volatile Compounds, The Science of the Total Environment, 79 :2, pp. 105-110.


Rood, M.J., Shaw, M.A., Larson, T.V., and Covert, D.S. (1989) The Ubiquitous Nature of Ambient Metastable Aerosol, Nature, 337 : 6207, pp. 537-539.


Rood, M.J., Covert, D.S., and Larson, T.V. (1987) Temperature and Humidity Controlled Nephelometry: Improvements and Calibration, Aerosol Science and Technology, 7 : 1, pp. 57-65.


Rood, M.J., Covert, D.S., and Larson, T.V. (1987) Hygroscopic Properties of Atmospheric Aerosols in Riverside, California, Tellus, 39B : 4, pp. 383-397.


Rodhe, H. and Rood, M.J. (1986) Temporal Evolution of Nitrogen Compounds in Swedish Precipitation since 1955, Nature, 321 : 6072, pp. 762-764.


Rood, M.J., Larson, T.V., Covert, D.S., and Ahlquist, N.C. (1985) Measurement of Laboratory and Ambient Aerosols with Temperature and Humidity Controlled Nephelomet­ry, Atmospheric Environment, 19 :7, pp. 1181-1190.






Environmental Engineering and Science Program Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering University of Illinois