Shimin Liu

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, John and Willie Leone Department of Energy & Mineral Engineering (EME)

Research Summary

Research includes geomechanics and fluid dynamics and their applications in unconventional resources development, underground mining, carbon sequestration and natural hazard prevention. His current research interests include reservoir assessment of coal and shale resources; geomechanics modeling with continuous gas depletion; ground control for mines; coal mine gas control and management; carbon sequestration in deep rocks; nanoscale rock imaging. 

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Projects

Recent Publications

Expulsion of small molecule hydrocarbons and expansion of nanopores effect in tectonically deformed coal evolution

Li, Y., Guo, X., Song, D., Liu, S., Pan, J. & Wang, H., Feb 1 2024, In: Fuel. 357, 129961.

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Investigation of methane-rich gas production from the co-bioconversion of coal and anaerobic digestion sludge

Rahimi, E., Liu, S. & Wang, M., Feb 1 2024, In: Fuel. 357, 129565.

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Comparative 6+studies of environmentally persistent free radicals on nano-sized coal dusts

Azam, S., Kurashov, V., Golbeck, J. H., Bhattacharyya, S., Zheng, S. & Liu, S., Jun 20 2023, In: Science of the Total Environment. 878, 163163.

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Measurement and modeling of water vapor sorption on nano-sized coal particulates and its implication on its transport and deposition in the environment

Azam, S., Liu, S., Bhattacharyya, S. & Liu, A., Sep 1 2023, In: Science of the Total Environment. 889, 164095.

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An investigation of airflow distributions with booster fan for a large opening mine through field study and CFD modeling

Gendrue, N., Liu, S., Bhattacharyya, S. & Clister, R., Feb 2023, In: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 132, 104856.

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Pore-Microfracture Structure Alteration of Coal Induced by High-Pressure CO2 Gas Fracturing

Guo, S., Cao, Y., Zhang, J., Zhang, X., Meng, B. & Liu, S., Mar 16 2023, In: Energy and Fuels. 37, 6, p. 4341-4348 8 p.

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Advances in mining safety theory, technology, and equipment

He, S., He, X., Mitri, H., Meng, S., Wu, Q., Ren, T. & Liu, S., Nov 2023, In: Advances in Geo-Energy Research. 10, 2, p. 71-76 6 p.

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Characterizing Anisotropic Swelling Strains of Coal Using Combined Rosette Strain Gauge and CT-Scans

Liu, A., Liu, S., Xia, K., Liu, P., Yang, Y. & Wang, G., Jul 2023, In: Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 56, 7, p. 5405-5426 22 p.

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Coupled Model of Multi-Mechanistic Gas-Water Transport Behavior in Tight Shale

Liu, A. & Liu, S., Feb 16 2023, In: Energy and Fuels. 37, 4, p. 2860-2874 15 p.

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Cyclical water vapor sorption-induced structural alterations of mine roof shale

Liu, A., Liu, S., Zhang, R., Sang, G. & Xia, K., May 15 2023, In: International Journal of Coal Geology. 273, 104267.

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Editorial: Unconventional reservoir geomechanics

Liu, J., Ding, W., Liu, S., Liu, K. & Liu, D., Jan 12 2023, In: Frontiers in Earth Science. 11, 1126288.

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Hydrogen sorption and diffusion in coals: Implications for hydrogen geo-storage

Liu, A. & Liu, S., Mar 15 2023, In: Applied Energy. 334, 120746.

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Optimal Design of a Protective Coal Pillar with a Buried Pipeline in a Thick Loose Layer in Western China: Methodology and Case Study

Ren, J., Zhao, Y., Wang, W., Guo, J., Sun, Z. & Liu, S., Apr 2023, In: Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering. 56, 4, p. 2879-2896 18 p.

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气煤叠置区埋地管道的保护煤柱优化设计及 多参量演化规律硏究

Translated title of the contribution: Protective coal pillar optimization and multi-parameter evolution characteristics of buried pipeline in gas-coal superposition areaRen, J. D., Zhao, Y. X., Sun, Z. B., Wang, W. & Liu, S. M., Sep 2023, In: Yantu Lixue/Rock and Soil Mechanics. 44, 9, p. 2679-2695 17 p.

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Role of Nano-SiO2 Dispersion in Tetrahydrofuran Hydrate Induction Time through Image Analyses

Sun, C., Liu, S., Li, S., Wang, K., Sun, Y., Li, X. & Zhang, Z., Sep 7 2023, In: Energy and Fuels. 37, 17, p. 13181-13190 10 p.

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