Publications

Papers

  • Signatures of fluid–fluid displacement in porous media: wettability, patterns and pressures.
    B. K. Primkulov, A. A. Pahlavan, X.Fu, B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn and R. Juanes. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 2019 (pdf).

  • Comprehensive comparison of pore-scale models for multiphase flow in porous media.
    B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, B. K. Primkulov, Y. Chen, A. J. Valocchi, J. Zhao, Q. Kang, K. Bruning, J. E. McClure, C. T. Miller, A. Fakhari, D. Bolster, T. Hiller, M. Brinkmann, L. Cueto-Felgueroso, D. A. Cogswell, R. Verma, M. Prodanovic, J. Maes, S. Geiger, M. Vassvikp, A, Hansen, E. Segre, R. Holtzman, Z. Yang, C. Yuan, B. Chareyre, and R. Juanes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2019 (pdf).

  • Compressible-gas invasion into liquid-saturated porous media: Application to polymer-electrolyte-membrane electrolyzers.
    C. Lee, B. Zhao, R. Abouatallah, R. Wang, and A. Bazylak. Physical Review Applied, 11:054029, 2019 (pdf).

  • Pore geometry control of apparent wetting in porous media.
    H. S. Rabbani, B. Zhao, R. Juanes, and N. Shokri. Scientific Reports, 8:15729, 2018 (pdf).

  • Quasi-static fluid-fluid displacement in porous media: invasion-percolation through a wetting transition.
    B. K. Primkulov, S. Talman, K. Khaleghi, A. Shokri, R. Chalaturnyk, B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes. Physical Review Fluids, 3:104001, 2018 (pdf).

  • Hydrophilic microporous layer coatings for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells operating without anode humidification.
    P. Shrestha, R. Banerjee, J. Lee, N. Ge, D. Muirhead, H. Liu, A. K. Wong, D. Ouellette, B. Zhao, and A. Bazylak. Journal of Power Sources, 402: 468–482, 2018 (pdf).

  • The effect of cathode nitrogen purging on cell performance and in operando neutron imaging of a polymer electrolyte membrane electrolyzer.
    C. Lee, R. Banerjee, N. Ge, J. K. Lee, B. Zhao, E. Baltic, J. M. LaManna, D. S. Hussey, D. L. Jacobson, R. Abouatallah, R. Wang, and A. Bazylak. Electrochimica Acta, 279: 91–98, 2018 (pdf).

  • Forced wetting transition and bubble pinch-off in a capillary tube.
    B. Zhao, A. A. Pahlavan, L. Cueto-Felgueroso, and R. Juanes. Physical Review Letters, 120:084501, 2018 (pdf).

  • Wettability control on multiphase flow in patterned microfluidic.
    B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(37):10251–10256, 2016 (pdf, video).

  • Residual trapping, solubility trapping and capillary pinning complement each other to limit CO2 migration in deep saline aquifers.
    B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, and R. Juanes. Energy Procedia, 3833-3839, 2014 (pdf).

  • Capillary pinning and blunting of immiscible gravity currents in porous media.
    B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, H. E. Huppert, and R. Juanes. Water Resources Research, 50(9):7067-7081, 2014 (pdf, video).

  • Interface Pinning of Immiscible Exchange Flows in Porous Media.
    B. Zhao, C. W. MacMinn, M. L. Szulczewski, J. A. Neufeld, H. E. Huppert, and R. Juanes. Physical Review E, 87:023015, 2013 (pdf).