Mark Shiflett

School of Engineering - Chemical & Petroleum Engineering
Foundation Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
785-864-6719

Room 110-F
University of Kansas
1501 Wakarusa Dr., Building A
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware

Master of Science, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware

Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, North Carolina State University

Research

Research interests include development of sustainable, energy efficient processes and products. Current examples include: ionic liquids for separations, clathrate hydrates for desalination and security markers. Areas of specialization: thermodynamic and transport measurements and modeling; kinetics, reaction engineering, nanoporous materials.

Selected Publications

Rocha, M. A., & Shiflett, M. B. (2019). Water Sorption and Diffusivity in [C2C1im][BF4], [C4C1im][OAc], and [C4C1im][Cl]. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res.

Shiflett, M. B. & Scurto, A. M. (Eds.). (2018). ACS Symposium Series: 1250. Ionic Liquids: Current State and Future Directions (M. B. Shiflett & A. M. Scurto, Eds.).

Danahy, B. B., Minnick, D. L., & Shiflett, M. B. (2018). Computing the Composition of Ethanol-Water Mixtures Based on Experimental Density and Temperature Measurements. J. Fermentation, 4(3), 72.

Gilbert, W. J., & Shiflett, M. B. (2018). Design and Safety in a New Chemical Engineering Research Laboratory at The University of Kansas. J. Ind. Eng. Safety, 1(1), 1-13. DOI:10.0000/JIES.1000106

Minnick, D. L., Turnaoglu, T. Rocha, M. A., & Shiflett, M. B. (2018). Gas and Vapor Sorption Measurements using Electronic Beam Balances. Vac. Sci. Tech. A, 36(5), 050801-1/14. DOI:10.1116/1.5044552

Redding, N. S., & Shiflett, M. B. (2018). Metal Dust Explosion Hazards: A Technical Review. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 57, 11473-11482. DOI:10.1021/acs.iecr.8b02465

Rocha, M. A., Zhang, Y. Maginn, E. J., & Shiflett, M. B. (2018). Simulation and measurement of water-induced liquid-liquid phase separation of imidazolium ionic liquid mixtures. J. Chem. Phys., 149, 164503. DOI:10.1063/1.5054786

Gilbert, W. R., Safarov, J. Minnick, D. L., Rocha, M. A., Hassel, E. & Shiflett, M. (2017). Density, Viscosity, and Vapor Pressure Measurements of Water + Lithium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide Solutions . Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data, 62(7), 2056-2066.

Shiflett, M. B., & Maginn, E. J. (2017). The Solubility of Gases in Ionic Liquids. AIChE J., 63(11), 4722-4737.

Minnick, D. L., Gilbert, W. R., Rocha, M. A., & Shiflett, M. B. (2017). Thermodynamic Measurement and Modeling of Vinyl Fluoride Solubility in Aqueous Lithium Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide Li+Tf2N- + H2O Solutions . Fluid Phase Equilibria, 444, 61-68.

Broderick, A. Khalifa, Y. Shiflett, M. B., & Newberg, J. (2017). Water at the Ionic Liquid-Gas Interface Examined by Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 121(13), 7337-7343.

Cramer, H. Chirag, M. Salonga, S. Shockey, C. Chen, R. Colby, D. Dhurjati, P. & Shiflett, M. (2016). Chemical Engineering Senior Laboratory The University Of Delaware. Journal of Chemical Engineering Education, 50(2), 131-140.

Mather, B. D., Reinartz, N. M., & Shiflett, M. B. (2016). Polymerization of Vinyl Fluoride in Ionic Liquid and Ionic Solutions. Polymer, 82, 295-304.

Delluva, A. Salonga, S. Steward, B. Arivalagan, J. Lehr, R. Dhurjati, P. & Shiflett, M. (2015). Chemical Engineering Junior Laboratory And The New Kinetics Experiment At The University Of Delaware. Journal of Chemical Engineering Education, 49(3), 149-156.

Gao, J. Ndong, R. S., Shiflett, M. B., & Wagner, N. J. (2015). Creating Nanoparticle Stability in Ionic Liquid [C4mim][BF4] by Inducing Solvation Layering. ACSNano, 9, 3243-3253.

Shiflett, M. B., Corbin, D. R., Elliott, B. A., Subramoney, S. Kaneko, K. & Yokozeki, A. (2014). Sorption of Trifluormethane in Activated Carbon. Adsorption, 20, 565-575.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2013). Solubility of Gases in Ionic Liquids. In N. V. Plechkova & K. R. Seddon (Eds.), Ionic Liquids: UnCOILed (pp. 349-386). Wiley.

Shiflett, M. B., Corbin, D. R., & Yokozeki, A. (2013). Comparison of the Sorption of Trifluoromethane (R-23) on Zeolites and in an Ionic Liquid. Ads. Sci. & Tech., 31, 59-83.

Shiflett, M. B., Corbin, D. R., Elliott, B. A., & Yokozeki, A. (2013). Sorption of Trifluoromethane in Zeolites and Ionic Liquid. J. Chem. Thermo., 64, 40-49.

Shiflett, M. B., Elliott, B. A., & Yokozeki, A. (2012). Chemical Absorption of Carbon Dioxide in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid 1-ethyl-3-ethylimidazolium acetate [eeim][Ac]. ChemPhysChem., 13, 1806-1817.

Shiflett, M. B., Niehaus, A. S., Cheney, B. A., & Yokozeki, A. (2012). Phase Behavior of N2O and CO2 in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids [bmim][Tf2N], [bmim][BF4], [bmim][N(CN)2], [bmim][Ac], [eam][NO3] and [bmim][SCN]. Int. J. Thermophysics, 33, 412-436.

Shiflett, M. B., Elliott, B. A., & Yokozeki, A. (2012). Separation of N2O and CO2 using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [bmim][Ac]. J. Sep. Sci. Tech., 47, 411-421.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2011). Phase Behavior of Vinyl Fluoride in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids [emim][Tf2N], [bmim][N(CN)2], [bmpy][BF4], [bmim][HFPS] and [omim][TFES]. Fluid Phase Equilibria., 316, 147-155.

Shiflett, M. B., Niehaus, A. S., & Yokozeki, A. (2011). Separation of N2O and CO2 using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [bmim][BF4]. J. Phys. Chem. B, 115, 3478-3487.

Shiflett, M. B., Shiflett, A. D., & Yokozeki, A. (2011). Separation of Tetrafluoroethylene and Carbon Dioxide using Ionic Liquids. J. Sep. Pur. Tech., 79, 357-364.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2011). Solubility of N2O and CO2 in Olive Oil. J. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 305, 127-131.

Shiflett, M. B., Drew, D. D., Cantini, R. A., & Yokozeki, A. (2010). Carbon Dioxide Capture using Ionic Liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate. Energy Fuels, 24, 5781-5789.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2010). Chemical Absorption of Sulfur Dioxide in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 49, 1370-1377.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2010). Gas Solubilities in Ionic Liquids using a Generic van der Waals Equation of State. J. Supercritical Fluids, 55, 846-851.

Shiflett, M. B., & Niehaus, A. S. (2010). Liquid-Liquid Equilibria in Binary Mixtures Containing Substituted Benzenes with Ionic Liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 1, 346-353.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2010). Separation of Carbon Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide Using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [bmim][MeSO4]. Energy Fuels, 24, 1001-1008.

Shiflett, M. B., Niehaus, A. S., & Yokozeki, A. (2010). Separation of CO2 and H2S using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [bmim][MeSO4]. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 55, 4785-4793.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2010). Separation of CO2 and H2S Using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [bmim][PF6]. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 294, 105-113.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2010). Water Solubility in Ionic Liquids and Application to Absorption Cycles. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 49, 9496-9503.

Ren, W. Scurto, A. M., Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2009). Phase Behavior and Equilibria of Ionic Liquids and Refrigerants: 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide ([EMIm][Tf2N]) and R-134a. In K. W. Hutchenson, A. M. Scurto, & B. Subramaniam (Eds.), Gas-Expanded Liquids and Near-Criticial Media: Green Chemistry and Engineering (pp. 112-128). Washington, DC: Amercian Chemical Society.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2009). Solubility of Fluorocarbons in Room Temperature Ionic Liquids. In N. V. Plechkova, R. D. Rogers, & K. R. Seddon (Eds.), Ionic Liquids: From Knowledge to Application (pp. 21-42). Washington, DC: American Chemical Society.

Shiflett, M. B., Niehaus, A. S., & Yokozeki, A. (2009). Liquid-Liquid Equilibria in Binary Mixtures Containing Chlorobenzene, Bromobenzene, and Iodobenzene with Ionic Liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 54, 2090-2094.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2009). Phase behavior of carbon dioxide in ionic liquids: [emim][acetate], [emim][trifluoroacetate], and [emim][acetate] + [emim][trifluoroacetate] mixtures. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 54, 108-114.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2009). Separation of Carbon Dioxide and Sulfur Dioxide Gases Using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [hmim][Tf2N]. Energy Fuels, 23, 4701-4708.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2008). Binary and Ternary Phase Diagrams of Benzene, Hexafluorobenzene, and Ionic Liquid [emim][Tf2N] using Equations of State. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 47, 8389-8395.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2008). Binary Vapor-Liquid and Vapor-Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC-125 and HFC-143a) and Hydrofluoroethers (HFE-125 and HFE-143a) with Ionic Liquid [emim][Tf2N]. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 53, 492-497.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2008). Liquid-Liquid Equilibria in Binary Mixtures containing Fluorinated Benzenes and Ionic Liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 53, 2683-2691.

Shiflett, M. B., Kasprzak, D. J., Junk, C. P., & Yokozeki, A. (2008). Phase Behavior of Carbon Dioxide + [bmim][Ac] Mixtures. J. Chem. Thermodynamics, 40, 25-31.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2008). Phase Equilibria of Hydrofluorocarbon-4310mee Mixtures with Ionic Liquids: Miscibility of Threo- and Erythro- Diastereomers in Ionic Liquids. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 47, 926-934.

Yokozeki, A. Shiflett, M. B., Junk, C. P., Grieco, L. M., & Foo, T. (2008). Physical and Chemical Absorptions of Carbon Dioxide in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids. J. Phys. Chem. B, 112, 16654-16663.

Kumelan, J. Kamps, A. P., Tuma, D. Yokozeki, A. Shiflett, M. B., & Maurer, G. (2008). Solubility of tetrafluoromethane in the ionic liquid [hmim][Tf2N]. J. Phys. Chem. B, 112, 3040-3047.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2007). Ammonia Solubilities in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 46, 1605-1610.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2007). Hydrogen Purification Using Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids. Applied Energy, 84, 351-361.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2007). Hydrogen Substitution Effect on the Solubility of Perhalogenated Compounds in Ionic Liquid [bmim][PF6]. Fluid Phase Equilibrium, 259, 210-217.

Yokozeki, A. Kasprzak, D. J., & Shiflett, M. B. (2007). IR-Spectroscopy Studies of Hydrogen-Bonding Solutions: Lineshape Analysis of Ethanol + Hexane System. Applied Energy, 84, 863-873.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2007). Liquid Liquid Equilibria in binary Mixtures of 1,3-Propanediol + Ionic Liquids [bmim][PF6], [bmim][BF4], and [emim][BF4]. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 52, 1302-1306.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2007). Liquid-Liquid Equilibria of Hydrofluoroethers and Ionic Liquid [emim][Tf2N]. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 52, 2413-2418.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2007). Solubility Differences of Halocarbon Isomers in Ionic Liquid [emim][Tf2N]. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 52, 2007-2015.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2007). Solubility of CO2 in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [hmim][Tf2N]. J. Phys. Chem. B, 111, 2070-2074.

Yokozeki, A. Kasprzak, D. J., & Shiflett, M. B. (2007). Thermal Effect on C-H Stretching Vibrations of the Imidazolium Ring in Ionic Liquids. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 9, 5018-5026.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2007). Vapor-Liquid Equilibria of Ammonia + Ionic Liquid Mixtures. Applied Energy, 84, 1258-1273.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Gaseous Absorption of Fluoromethane, Fluoroethane, and 1,1,2,2-Tetrafluoroethane in 1-Butyl-3-Methylimidazolium Hexafluorophosphate. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 45, 6375-6382.

Yokozeki, A. & Shiflett, M. B. (2006). Global Phase Behaviors of Trifluoromethane in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid [bmim][PF6]. AIChE Journal, 52, 3952-3957.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Separation of Difluoromethane and Pentafluoroethane by Extractive Distillation using Ionic Liquid. Chemistry Today, 24, 28-30.

Shiflett, M. B., Harmer, M. A., Junk, C. P., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Solubility and Diffusivity of 1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids. Fluid Phase Equilibr., 242, 220-232.

Shiflett, M. B., Harmer, M. A., Junk, C. P., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Solubility and Diffusivity of Difluoromethane in Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 51, 483-495.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Solubility and Diffusivity of Hydrofluorocarbons in Ionic Liquids. AIChE J., 52, 1205-1219.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Vapor-Liquid-Liquid Equilbiria of Hydrofluorocarbons and 1-Butyl-3- Methylimidazolium Hexafluorophosphate. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 51, 1931-1939.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2006). Vapor-Liquid-Liquid Equilbiria of Pentafluoroethane and Ionic Liquid [bmim][PF6] Mixtures Studied with the Volumetric Method. J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 14436-14443.

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (2005). Solubilities and Diffusivities of Carbon Dioxide in Ionic Liquids: [bmim][PF6] and [bmim][BF4]. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 44, 4453-4464.

Shiflett, M. B., & Foley, H. C. (2001). Reproducible Production of Nanoporous Carbon Membranes. Carbon, 39, 1421-1446.

Shiflett, M. B., Foley, H. C., & Yokozeki, A. (2001). Theoretical Calculation of Polymer Deposition Thickness on a Cylindrical Substrate. AIChE J., 47, 1648-1663.

Shiflett, M. B., Pedrick, J. F., McLean, S. R., Subramoney, S. & Foley, H. C. (2000). Characterization of Supported Nanoporous Carbon Membranes. Adv. Mater., 12, 21-25.

Shiflett, M. B., & Foley, H. C. (2000). On the Preparation of Supported Nanoporous Carbon Membranes. J. Membr. Sci., 179, 275-282.

Shiflett, M. B., & Foley, H. C. (1999). Ultrasonic Deposition of High-Selectivity Nanoporous Carbon Membranes. Science, 285, 1902-1905.

Shiflett, M. B., & Sandler, S. I. (1998). Modeling Fluorocarbon Vapor-Liquid Equilibria using the Wong-Sandler Model. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 147, 145-162.

Shiflett, M. B., Bivens, D. B., & Yokozeki, A. (1995). R-22 Alternatives for Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. ASHRAE Transactions, 101, 557-565.

Shiflett, M. B., Yokozeki, A. & Mumpower, K. N. (1994). Calorimeter Experiments with an HCFC-22 Alternative in a Reciprocating Compressor. In Proceedings of the 1994 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University (Vol. 1, pp. 61-66).

Shiflett, M. B. (1994). HCFC-22 Alternatives for Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. In Proceedings of the 1994 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University (Vol. 1, pp. 1-6).

Shiflett, M. B., & Yokozeki, A. (1994). Performance Evaluation of R-502 and R-22 Alternatives in a Compressor Calorimeter. In Proceedings of the 1994 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University (Vol. 1, pp. 401-406).

Shiflett, M. B., Bivens, D. B., & Yokozeki, A. (1994). HCFC-22 Alternatives for Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps. ASHRAE Transactions, 100, 566-572.

Shiflett, M. B. (1993). Near Azeotropic Refrigerants as Alternatives for R-502. ASHRAE Journal, 35, 24-28.

Shiflett, M. B., Yokozeki, A. & Reed, P. R. (1992). Property and Performance Evaluation of SUVA® HP Refrigerants as R-502 Alternatives. In Proceedings of the 1992 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University (Vol. 1, pp. 15-24).

Shiflett, M. B., Yokozeki, A. & Bivens, D. B. (1992). Refrigerant Mixtures as HCFC-22 Alternatives. In Proceedings of the 1992 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue University (Vol. 1, pp. 35-44).

Shiflett, M. B. (1991). Alternative Low Temperature Refrigerants. In Proceedings of the XVIII International Congress of Refrigeration (Vol. 163, pp. 122).


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