Mary Julia (Judy) Wornat

Department Chair

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Robert Hughes Harvey Professor, Reymond Professor

212 ChE Building

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225.578.7509

mjwornat@lsu.edu

Educational Background

B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1981
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983
Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1988

Research Interests

Combustion; energy utilization; environmental pollutants; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Teaching Responsibilities

Publications

Bagley, S. P., and Wornat, M. J., “Identification of Six- to Nine-Ring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Supercritical Pyrolysis of n-Decane,” Energy & Fuels 27: 1321-1330 (2013).

Poddar, N. B., Thomas, S., and Wornat, M. J., “Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Co-Pyrolysis of 1,3-Butadiene and Propyne," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 34: 1775-1783 (2013).

Ehrenhauser, F. S., Khadapkar, K., Wang, Y., Hutchings, J. F., Delhomme, O., Kommalapati, R. R., Herckes, P., Wornat, M. J., and Valsaraj, K. T., “Processing of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Fog in an Urban Environment,” Journal of Environmental Monitoring 14: 2566-2579 (2012).

Thomas, S., Poddar, N. B., and Wornat, M. J., “Identification of Methylene-Bridged Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Products of Catechol Pyrolysis," Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 32: 531-555 (2012).

Bagley, S. P., and Wornat, M. J., “Identification of Five- to Seven-Ring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Supercritical Pyrolysis of n-Decane,” Energy & Fuels 25: 4517-4527 (2011).

DeWitt, M. J., Edwards, T., Shafer, L., Brooks, D., Striebich, R., Bagley, S. P., and Wornat, M. J., “Effect of Aviation Fuel Type on Pyrolytic Reactivity and Deposition Propensity under Supercritical Conditions,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 50: 10434-10451 (2011).

Chen, J., Ehrenhauser, F. S., Liyana-Arachchi, T. P., Hung, F. R., Wornat, M. J., and Valsaraj, K. T., “Adsorption of Gas-Phase Phenanthrene on Atmospheric Water and Ice Films,” Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 31: 201-226 (2011).

Ehrenhauser, F. S., and Wornat, M. J., "Clar Reaction of 7H-Benz[de]anthracen-7-one: Isolation and Identification of Tetrabenzo[a,cd,lm,o]perylene,” Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 31: 123-142 (2011).

Poddar, N. B., Thomas, S., and Wornat, M. J., “Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Co-Pyrolysis of Catechol and Propyne," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 33: 541-548 (2011).

Ehrenhauser, F. S., Wornat, M. J., Valsaraj, K. T., and Rodriguez, P. "Design and Evaluation of Dopant Delivery System for an Orthogonal Atmospheric-Pressure Photoionization Source and its Performance in the Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons," Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 24: 1351-1357 (2010).

Walker, M. S., and Wornat, M. J., “First Identification of Benzo[cd]phenanthro[1,2,3-lm]pery-lene by High-Pressure Liquid Chromatography with Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry,” Journal of Chromatography A 1217: 4568-4574 (2010).

Thomas, S., and Wornat, M. J., “Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Co-Pyrolysis of Catechol and 1,3-Butadiene," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 32: 615-622 (2009).

Chen, J., Ehrenhauser, F. S., Valsaraj, K. T., and Wornat, M. J., “Adsorption and UV Photo-Oxidation of Gas-Phase Phenanthrene on Atmospheric Water Films,” Chapter 9 in Atmospheric Aerosols: Characterization, Chemistry, Modeling, and Climate, edited by K. T. Valsaraj and R. R. Kommalapati. ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1005. Oxford University Press: New York (2009), pp. 127-146.

Poddar, N. B., Thomas, S., Ehrenhauser, F. S., and Wornat, M. J., “Interactions of NiO Particles with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Acetylene Generated from the Pyrolysis of a Model Fuel," Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 32: 1847-1854 (2009).

Thomas, S., and Wornat, M. J., “C24H14 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from the Pyrolysis of Catechol," International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 88: 825-840 (2008).

Thomas, S., and Wornat, M. J., “Effects of Acetylene Addition on Yields of the C1-C10 Hydrocarbon Products of Catechol Pyrolysis,” Energy & Fuels 22: 976-986 (2008).

Thomas, S., and Wornat, M. J., “The Effects of Oxygen on the Yields of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Formed During the Pyrolysis and Fuel-Rich Oxidation of Catechol,” Fuel 87: 768-781 (2008).

Oña, J. O., and Wornat, M. J., “The Influence of Solvents on the Ultraviolet-Visible Absorption Spectra of Polycyclic Hydrocarbons: Applications in the Identification of Fuel Products by HPLC/UV/MS,” Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 28: 15-38 (2008).

Thomas, S., Ledesma, E. B., and Wornat, M. J., “The Effects of Oxygen on the Yields of the Thermal Decomposition Products of Catechol Under Pyrolysis and Fuel-Rich Oxidation Conditions,” Fuel 86: 2581-2595 (2007).

Somers, M. L., and Wornat, M. J., "UV Spectral Identification of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Products of Supercritical 1-Methylnaphthalene Pyrolysis,” Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 27: 261-280 (2007).

Oña, J. O., and Wornat, M. J., “Identification of the C30H16 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Benzo[cd]naphtho[1,2,3-lm]perylene as a Product of Supercritical Pyrolysis of a Synthetic Jet Fuel,” Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 27: 1

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