## Publications

### REFEREED PUBLICATIONS IN JOURNALS

25. | S.A. Galindo-Torres and T. Molebatsi and X.Z. Kong and A. Scheuermann and D. Bringemeier and L. Li Scaling solutions for connectivity and conductivity of continuous random networks, Physical Review E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 92/4 pp.041001 (2015), doi |

24. | B.M. Tutolo and X.-Z. Kong and W.E. Seyfried Jr. and M.O. Saar High performance reactive transport simulations examining the effects of thermal, hydraulic, and chemical (THC) gradients on fluid injectivity at carbonate CCUS reservoir scales, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 39 pp.285-301 (2015), doi |

23. | B.M. Tutolo and A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. CO2 sequestration in feldspar-rich sandstone: Coupled evolution of fluid chemistry, mineral reaction rates, and hydrogeochemical properties, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 160 pp.132-154 (2015), doi |

22. | Y. Ma and X. -Z. Kong and A. Scheuermann and S. A. Galindo-Torres and D. Bringemeier and L. Li Microbubble transport in water-saturated porous media, Water Resources Research, 51/6 pp.4359-4373 (2015), doi |

21. | B.M. Tutolo and A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. Experimental observation of permeability changes in dolomite at CO2 sequestration conditions, Environmental Science and Technology, 48/4 pp.2445-2452 (2014), doi |

20. | A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and B.M. Tutolo and N. Garapati and B.C. Bagley and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. Experimental dissolution of dolomite by CO2-charged brine at 100oC and 150 bar: Evolution of porosity, permeability, and reactive surface area, Chemical Geology, 380 pp.145-160 (2014), doi |

19. | B.M. Tutolo and X.-Z. Kong and W.E. Seyfried Jr. and M.O. Saar Internal consistency in aqueous geochemical data revisited: Applications to the aluminum system, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 133 pp.216-234 (2014), doi |

18. | Y. Ma and A. Scheuermann and D. Bringemeier and X.-Z. Kong and L. Li Size distribution measurement for densely binding bubbles via image analysis, Experiments in Fluids, 55/1860 (2014), doi |

17. | X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar DBCreate: A SUPCRT92-based program for producing EQ3/6, TOUGHREACT, and GWB thermodynamic databases at user-defined T and P, Computers and Geosciences, 51 pp.415-417 (2013), doi |

16. | X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar Numerical study of the effects of permeability heterogeneity on density-driven convective mixing during CO2 dissolution storage, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 19 pp.160-173 (2013), doi |

15. | A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and B.M. Tutolo and K. Ding and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. Permeability reduction produced by grain reorganization and accumulation of exsolved CO2 during geologic carbon sequestration: A new CO2 trapping mechanism, Environmental Science and Technlogy, 47/1 pp.242-251 (2013), doi |

14. | X.-Z. Kong and M. Holzner and F. Stauffer and W. Kinzelbach Time-resolved 3D visualization of air injection in a liquidsaturated refractive-index-matched porous medium, Exp. Fluids, 50 pp.1659-1670 (2011), doi |

13. | X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach Morphodynamics during air injection into water-saturated movable spherical granulates, Chem. Eng. Sci., Chem.Eng.Sci., 65 pp.4652-4660 (2010), doi |

12. | X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach Compaction and size segregation in a liquid-saturated grain packing due to pulsation effect during air injection, Chem.Eng.Sci., 65 pp.2680-2688 (2010), doi |

11. | F. Stauffer and X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach A stochastic model for air injection into saturated porous media, Water Resour, 32 pp.1180-1186 (2009), doi |

10. | X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach Migration of air channels: an instability of air flow in mobile saturated porous media, Chem.Eng.Sci., 64 pp.1528-1535 (2009), doi |

9. | W.-J. Wang and X.-Z. Kong and Z.-G. Zhu Friction and relative energy dissipation in sheared granular materials, Phys.Rev. E, 75/041302 (2007), doi |

8. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Effects of vibration frequency on intruders’ position in granular bed, Phys. Lett A, 356 pp.267-271 (2006), doi |

7. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Effects of bottleneck on granular convection cells and segregation, Granular Matter, 8 pp.119-124 (2006), doi |

6. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Kinetic energy sandpile model for conical sandpile development by evolving rivers, Phys. Lett A, 348 pp.77-81 (2006), doi |

5. | M.-B. Hu and X.-Z. Kong and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Effects of container geometry on granular segregation pattern, Chinese Physics, 14 pp.1793-1800 (2005), doi |

4. | M.-B. Hu and X.-Z. Kong and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Granular segregation in a multi-bottleneck container: Mobility effect, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B, 19 pp.1793-1800 (2005), doi |

3. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Ring-like size segregation in vibrated cylinder with a bottleneck, Phys. Lett A, 341 pp.278-284 (2005), doi |

2. | M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and X.-Z. Kong and Y.-H. Wu Discharge oscillation of particles from a vertical Pipe with capillary outlet, Chinese Science Bulletin, 50 pp.1076-1078 (2005), doi |

1. | M.-B. Hu and X.-Z. Kong and Q.-S. Wu and Z.-G. Zhu Experimental study of energy absorption properties of granular materials under low frequency vibrations, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B., 18 pp.2708-2712 (2004), doi |

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### REFEREED PUBLICATIONS IN JOURNALS

25. | S.A. Galindo-Torres and T. Molebatsi and X.Z. Kong and A. Scheuermann and D. Bringemeier and L. Li Scaling solutions for connectivity and conductivity of continuous random networks, Physical Review E, Statistical, Nonlinear, and Soft Matter Physics, 92/4 pp.041001 (2015), doi |

24. | B.M. Tutolo and X.-Z. Kong and W.E. Seyfried Jr. and M.O. Saar High performance reactive transport simulations examining the effects of thermal, hydraulic, and chemical (THC) gradients on fluid injectivity at carbonate CCUS reservoir scales, International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 39 pp.285-301 (2015), doi |

23. | B.M. Tutolo and A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. CO2 sequestration in feldspar-rich sandstone: Coupled evolution of fluid chemistry, mineral reaction rates, and hydrogeochemical properties, Geochimica Et Cosmochimica Acta, 160 pp.132-154 (2015), doi |

22. | Y. Ma and X. -Z. Kong and A. Scheuermann and S. A. Galindo-Torres and D. Bringemeier and L. Li Microbubble transport in water-saturated porous media, Water Resources Research, 51/6 pp.4359-4373 (2015), doi |

21. | B.M. Tutolo and A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. Experimental observation of permeability changes in dolomite at CO2 sequestration conditions, Environmental Science and Technology, 48/4 pp.2445-2452 (2014), doi |

20. | A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and B.M. Tutolo and N. Garapati and B.C. Bagley and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. Experimental dissolution of dolomite by CO2-charged brine at 100oC and 150 bar: Evolution of porosity, permeability, and reactive surface area, Chemical Geology, 380 pp.145-160 (2014), doi |

19. | B.M. Tutolo and X.-Z. Kong and W.E. Seyfried Jr. and M.O. Saar Internal consistency in aqueous geochemical data revisited: Applications to the aluminum system, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 133 pp.216-234 (2014), doi |

18. | Y. Ma and A. Scheuermann and D. Bringemeier and X.-Z. Kong and L. Li Size distribution measurement for densely binding bubbles via image analysis, Experiments in Fluids, 55/1860 (2014), doi |

17. | X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar DBCreate: A SUPCRT92-based program for producing EQ3/6, TOUGHREACT, and GWB thermodynamic databases at user-defined T and P, Computers and Geosciences, 51 pp.415-417 (2013), doi |

16. | X.-Z. Kong and M.O. Saar Numerical study of the effects of permeability heterogeneity on density-driven convective mixing during CO2 dissolution storage, Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control, 19 pp.160-173 (2013), doi |

15. | A.J. Luhmann and X.-Z. Kong and B.M. Tutolo and K. Ding and M.O. Saar and W.E. Seyfried Jr. Permeability reduction produced by grain reorganization and accumulation of exsolved CO2 during geologic carbon sequestration: A new CO2 trapping mechanism, Environmental Science and Technlogy, 47/1 pp.242-251 (2013), doi |

14. | X.-Z. Kong and M. Holzner and F. Stauffer and W. Kinzelbach Time-resolved 3D visualization of air injection in a liquidsaturated refractive-index-matched porous medium, Exp. Fluids, 50 pp.1659-1670 (2011), doi |

13. | X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach Morphodynamics during air injection into water-saturated movable spherical granulates, Chem. Eng. Sci., Chem.Eng.Sci., 65 pp.4652-4660 (2010), doi |

12. | X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach Compaction and size segregation in a liquid-saturated grain packing due to pulsation effect during air injection, Chem.Eng.Sci., 65 pp.2680-2688 (2010), doi |

11. | F. Stauffer and X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach A stochastic model for air injection into saturated porous media, Water Resour, 32 pp.1180-1186 (2009), doi |

10. | X.-Z. Kong and W. Kinzelbach Migration of air channels: an instability of air flow in mobile saturated porous media, Chem.Eng.Sci., 64 pp.1528-1535 (2009), doi |

9. | W.-J. Wang and X.-Z. Kong and Z.-G. Zhu Friction and relative energy dissipation in sheared granular materials, Phys.Rev. E, 75/041302 (2007), doi |

8. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Effects of vibration frequency on intruders’ position in granular bed, Phys. Lett A, 356 pp.267-271 (2006), doi |

7. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Effects of bottleneck on granular convection cells and segregation, Granular Matter, 8 pp.119-124 (2006), doi |

6. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Kinetic energy sandpile model for conical sandpile development by evolving rivers, Phys. Lett A, 348 pp.77-81 (2006), doi |

5. | M.-B. Hu and X.-Z. Kong and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Effects of container geometry on granular segregation pattern, Chinese Physics, 14 pp.1793-1800 (2005), doi |

4. | M.-B. Hu and X.-Z. Kong and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Granular segregation in a multi-bottleneck container: Mobility effect, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B, 19 pp.1793-1800 (2005), doi |

3. | X.-Z. Kong and M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and Y.-H. Wu Ring-like size segregation in vibrated cylinder with a bottleneck, Phys. Lett A, 341 pp.278-284 (2005), doi |

2. | M.-B. Hu and Q.-S. Wu and X.-Z. Kong and Y.-H. Wu Discharge oscillation of particles from a vertical Pipe with capillary outlet, Chinese Science Bulletin, 50 pp.1076-1078 (2005), doi |

1. | M.-B. Hu and X.-Z. Kong and Q.-S. Wu and Z.-G. Zhu Experimental study of energy absorption properties of granular materials under low frequency vibrations, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B., 18 pp.2708-2712 (2004), doi |