2014 – 2004

Articles published in 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004



  • Zhao, Y., Zhang, B., Yan,N.,  Farnood, R., Synthesis and Characterization of Phenol Formaldehyde Novolac Resin Derived from Liquefied Mountain Pine Beetle Infested Lodgepole Pine Barks. Macromolecular Reaction Eng. 7 (11) 646-660 (2103).
  • Azimi. Y., Pileggi. V, Chen. X., Allen. D. G., Farnood. R., Droppo. I., Seto. P. (2013), The Effect of Secondary Biological Treatment Process Conditions on UV Disinfection of Wastewater, Water Science and Technology, 64 (12), 2719-2723 (2013).
  • Azadi, P., Inderwildi, O. Farnood, R., King, D., Liquid Fuels, Hydrogen, and Chemicals from Lignin:  A Critical Review.  Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 21 , 506-523 (2013).
  • Angelo, P., Kronfli, R., Farnood, R., Synthesis and Inkjet Printing of Aqueous ZnS:Mn nanoparticles. Journal of Luminescence. 136, 100–108 (2013).
  • Du, Y., Wu, T., Yan, N., Kortschot, M., Farnood, R., Pulp fiber-reinforced thermoset polymer composites: Effects of the pulp fibers and polymer.  Composites Part B: Engineering, 48, 10-17 (2013).
  • Azadi, P., Afif, E., Foroughi, H., Dai, T., Azadi, F., Farnood, R., Catalytic Reforming of Activated Sludge Model Compounds in Supercritical Water using Nickel and Ruthenium Catalysts.  Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental, 134-135, 265-273 (2013).


  • Chen, S., Farnood, R., Yan, N. Di Risio, S., and Song, J., Paper Properties and Printer Effects on Xerographic Print Quality.  Nordic Pulp Paper Res. J., 27(4) 729-737 (2012).
  • Angelo, P., Cole, G.B., Farnood, R., Sodhi, R., Conductivity of Inkjet-printed PEDOT:PSS-SWCNTs on Uncoated Papers.  Nordic Pulp Paper Res. J., 27(2), 486-495 (2012).
  • Gibson, J., Droppo, I.G., Farnood, R., Mahendran, B., Seto, P., Liss, S.N., Hydrodynamic Treatment of Wastewater Effluent Flocs for Improved Disinfection. Water Environ. Res., 84 (5), 387-395(9) (2012).
  • Takahashi, T., Farnood, R., Significance of Surface and Bulk Light Scattering in Microgloss and Microgloss Nonuniformity of Coated Papers: Influence of Pigment Characteristics and Calendering Conditions.  Nordic Pulp Paper Res. J. 27(2) 431-439 (2012).
  • Azimi, Y., Allen, D.G., Farnood, R., Kinetics of UV Inactivation of Wastewater Bioflocs, Water Res., 46, 3827-3836 (2012).
  • Azadi, P., Afif, E., Azadi, F. and Farnood, R., Screening of Nickel Catalysts for Selective Hydrogen Production Using Supercritical Water Gasification of Glucose. Green Chem., 14 (6), 1766-1777 (2012).
  • Azadi, P., Carrasquillo-Flores, R., Pagán-Torres, Y.J., Gürbüz, E.I., Farnood, R., and Dumesic, J.A., Catalytic Conversion of Biomass Using Solvents Derived from Lignin. Green Chemistry 14 (6), 1573-1576 (2012).
  • Hoshina, Y., Zaragoza-Contreras, E. A., Farnood, R., Kobayashi, T., Nanosized Polypyrrole Affected by Surfactant Agitation for Emulsion Polymerization. Polymer Bulletin, 68 (6), 1689-1705 (2012).
  • Mirabedini, S.M., Dutil, I., Farnood, R.R., Preparation and Characterization of Ethyl Cellulose-based Core-shell Microcapsules Containing Plant Oils.  Colloid Surface A:  Physicochem.  Eng.  Aspects, 394, 74-84 (2012).
  • Azadi P., Khan S., Strobel F., Azadi F., Farnood R., Hydrogen Production from Cellulose, Lignin, Bark and Model Carbohydrates in Supercritical Water using Nickel and Ruthenium Catalysts.  Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 117-118 (3), 330-338 (2012).


  • Azadi, P., Farnood, R., Review of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Sub- and Supercritical Water Gasification of Biomass and Wastes.  Int. J. Hydrogen Energ., 36 (16), 9529-9541 (2011).
  • Azimi. Y., Kortschot. M., Farnood, R.,   Surface Roughening of Coated Papers at Meso- and Micro-Scale, Appita J., 64 (5), 428-433 (2011).
  • Angelo, P.D., Farnood, R.R.  Photoluminescent Inkjet Ink Containing ZnS:Mn Nanoparticles as Pigment.  J. Experimental Nanoscience, 6 (5), 473-487 (2011).
  • Azadi, P., Otomo, J., Hatano, H., Oshima, Y., Farnood, R., Interactions of Supported Nickel and Nickel Oxide Catalysts with Methane and Steam at High Temperatures.  Chem. Eng. Sci., 66 (18), 4196-4202 (2011).
  • Afif, E., Azadi, P., Farnood, R., Catalytic hydrothermal gasification of activated sludge.  Appl. Catal. B:  Environ., 105 (1-2), 136-143 (2011).
  • Azadi, P., Farnood, R., Vuillardot, C., Estimation of heating time in tubular supercritical water reactors. J. Supercrit. Fluids, 55 (3), 1038-1045 (2011).
  • Filenkova, A., Acosta, E., Brodersen, P.M., Sodhi, R.N.S, and Farnood, R., Distribution of ink-jet ink components via ToF-SIMS imaging.  Surf. Interface Anal., 43 (1-2), 576-581 (2011).


  • Housseinpour, R., Latibari, A.J., Farnood, R., Fatehi P., and Sepiddehdam, S.J., Fiber morphology and chemical composition of rapeseed (brassica napus) stems. IAWA J., 31 (4), 457-464 (2010).
  • Azadi, P., Farnood, R., Yan, N., FEM-DEM modeling of thermal conductivity of porous pigmented coatings. Comput. Mat. Sci., 49 (2), 392-399 (2010).
  • Azadi P., Otomo, J., Hatano H., Oshima Y., Farnood R., Hydrogen production by catalytic supercritical water gasification and steam reforming of glucose. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 35 (8), 3406-3414 (2010).
  • Azadi, P., Meier, E., Farnood, R., Preparation of carbon nanotube supported nickel catalysts using incipient wetness method. J. Phys. Chem. A., 114 (11), 3962–3968 (2010).
  • Yuan, Y., and Farnood, R., Strength and breakage of activated sludge flocs. Powder Technol., 199 (2) 111-119 (2010).
  • Angelo, P.D., and Farnood, R.,  Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) poly(styrene sulfonate) inkjet inks doped with carbon nanotubes and polar solvent: the effect of formulation and adhesion on conductivity. J. Adhesion Sci. Technol., 24, 643–659 (2010).
  • Litvinov, V., and Farnood, R., Phenomenological modelling of the compression of coated papers in a Soft Rolling Nip. J. Mat. Sci., 45 (1), 216-226 (2010).


  • Azimi, Y., Kortschot, M.T., Farnood, R., Characterizing coating structure non-uniformity using X-ray imaging. Journal of Pulp and Paper Science, 35 (1) (2009).
  • Yong, H.N., Farnood, R., Cairns, W., and Mao, T., Effect of sonication on UV disinfectability of primary effluents. Wat. Enviro. Res., 81 (7), 695-701 (2009).
  • Azimi, Y., Kortschot, M.T., and Farnood, R., A non-destructive method for obtaining a local coat weight map using X-ray imaging. J. Pulp Pap. Sci., 35 (1), 11-16 (2009).
  • Zang, Y., Farnood, R., Currie, J., Photocatalytic activities of AgBr/Y-zeolite in water under visible light irradiation. Chem. Eng. Sci., 64 (12), 2881-2886 (2009).
  • Azadi, P., Syed, K.M., Farnood, R., Catalytic gasification of biomass model compound in near-critical water. Appl. Catal. A., 358 (1), 65-72 (2009).
  • Gibson, J.H., Hon, H., Farnood, R., Droppo, I., Seto, P., Effects of ultrasound on suspended particles in municipal wastewater. Water Res. 43(8) 2251-2259 (2009).
  • Azadi, P., Nunnari, S., Farnood, R., Kortschot, M.T., and Yan, N., High speed compression of highly filled thin composites: Effect of Binder Content and Stiffness. Prog. Org. Coat. 64(4) 356-360 (2009).
  • Azadi, P., Khodadadib, A.A., Mortazavib, Y., Farnood, R., Hydrothermal gasification of glucose using Raney nickel and homogeneous organometallic catalysts. Fuel Proc. Technol. 90 (1) 145-151 (2009).
  • Yuan, Y., NdoutouMve, J.F., Siew, M., Vo, O., and Farnood, R., Sizing of wastewater particles using the electrozone sensing technique. Particle Sci. Tech. 27 (1) 1–7 (2009).


  • Azadi, P., Yan, N., and Farnood, R., Discrete element modeling of the transient heat transfer and toner fusing process in the Xerographic printing of coated papers. Comp. Chem. Eng. 32 (12) 3238–3245 (2008).
  • Azadi, P., Farnood, R., Yan, N., Modeling the effect of pigment morphology on the dynamic compression of coating layers using DEM. Comp. Chem. Eng. 32 (12) 3084–3089 (2008).
  • Gibson, J. H., Yong, H. N., Farnood, R., Seto, P., Review of ultrasound technology and its application in wastewater disinfection, Wat. Qual. Res. J. Can. 43(1) 23-35 (2008).
  • Yong, H.N., Cairns, B., and Mao, T., Farnood, R., Bench-scale evaluation of sonication as a pretreatment process for UV disinfection of wastewater. Wat. Qual. Res. J. Can. 43 (1) 37-45 (2008).
  • Caner, E., Farnood R., and Yan, N., Relationship between gloss and surface texture of coated papers. Tappi J. 7(4) 19-26 (2008).
  • Sodhi, R.N.S., Sun, L., Sain, M., and Farnood, R., Analysis of ink / coating penetration on paper surfaces by time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry (ToF-SIMS) in conjunction with principal component analysis (PCA). J. Adhesion 84(3) 277-292 (2008).
  • Xie, X., Samsudeen, F., Farnood, R., Kortschot, M.T., and Spelt, J.K., Roughening due to inkjet rewetting: effect of paper treatment and composition. J. Image Sci. Tech. 52(1) 010506-1-10506-7 (2008).
  • Azadi, P., Farnood, R., Yan, N., Discrete element modeling of the mechanical response of pigment containing coating layers under compression. Com. Mat. Sci. 42 (1) 50–56 (2008).
  • Zang, Y., Farnood, R., Photocatalytic activity of AgBr/TiO2 in water under simulated sunlight irradiation. Appl. Catal. B. 79 (4) 334–340 (2008).


  • Sung, Y.-J., Farnood, R., Characterizing anisotropy of the deterministic features in paper structure with wavelet transforms. J. Ind. Eng. Chem. 13(2) 225-230 (2007).
  • Kwong, K. and Farnood, R., Modelling the compression of three-dimensional fibre networks using dynamic finite element analysis. J. Pulp Pap Sci.  33(2) 79-84 (2007).
  • Sreekumar, J., Sain, M., Farnood, R., and Dougherty, W., Influence of styrene Maleic Anhydride imide on ink-jet print quality and coating structure. Nordic Pulp Pap. Res. J., 22(3) 307-313 (2007).
  • Kwong, K., Farnood, R., Application of wavelet transformation for paper anisotropy. Pulp Pap. Can. 108(3) 41-44 (2007).


  • Bharwadj, S., Kortschot, M., and Farnood, R., In-plane movement of coating pigments during hot-soft nip calendering of coated paper, J. Pulp Pap. Sci. 32(4) 201-204 (2006).
  • Litvinov, V., and Farnood, R., Modeling thickness and roughness reduction of paper in calendering. Nordic Pulp Pap. Res. J. 21(3) 365-371 (2006).
  • Zang, Y., and Farnood, R., Effect of hydrogen peroxide on the photocatalytic degradation of methyl tert-butyl ether. Top. Catal., 37 (2-4) 91-96 (2006).
  • Ning, Y., Caner, E., Farnood, R., Effect of pigment properties on macro- and micro-gloss and gloss uniformity of coated papers (in Chinese). China Pulp & Paper (suppl.) 14-20 (2006).


  • Bernard, G., Yan, N., and Farnood, R., Relationship between surface texture and micro gloss uniformity of coated papers.  Pulp Pap. Can. 106(9) T190-T193 (2005).
  • Scott, H.E., Allen, D.G., Liss, S.N., and Farnood, R., UV disinfection of sequencing batch reactor effluent: Effects of microbial floc physicochemical properties. J. Environ. Sci. Eng. 4 (suppl. 1) S65-S74 (2005).
  • Sreekumar, J., Sain, M., Farnood, R., and Dougherty, W., Styrene maleic anhydride imide resin (SMAI): a novel cationic additive in paper coating for ink-jet printing.  Pulp Pap. Can.
  • Zang, Y., and Farnood, R., Photocatalytic degradation of methyl tert-butyl ether in the aqueous slurry of titanium dioxide.  Appl. Catal. B. 57(4) 275-282 (2005).
  • Zang, Y., and Farnood R., Effects of hydrogen peroxide concentration and ultraviolet light intensity on methyl tert-butyl ether degradation kinetics.  Chem. Eng. Sci. 60(6) 1641-48 (2005).


  • Sain, M., Correia, F., Farnood, R., and Dougherty, B., Ink-jet print quality improvement through the use of cationic SMA resin additive in paper coating, J. of Tianjin Univ. of Sci. and Tech., 19 (suppl.) 265-271 (2004).
  • Mao, C. Q., Kortschot, M.T., Farnood, R., and Spelt, J.K., Local rewetting and distortion of paper.  Nordic Pulp Pap. Res. J. 18(1) 10-17 (2003).
  • Farnood, R, S.R. Loewen, and C.T.J. Dodson, Measuring machine direction profiles of stock speed and table activity.  Pulp Pap. Can. 99(4) 71-74 (1998).
  • Farnood, R., Yan, N., Kortschot, M.T., and Dodson, C.T.J., Modelling flocculation: A gallery of simulated flocculated paper.  Nordic Pulp Pap. Res. J. 12(2) 86-89 (1997).
  • Farnood, R., Dodson, C.T.J. and Loewen, S.R., Modelling flocculation: Part I. Random disk model.  J. Pulp Pap. Sci. 21(10) J348-J356 (1995).
  • Farnood, R., Loewen, S.R., and Dodson, C.T.J., Estimation of intra-floc forces.  Appita J. 47(5) 391-396 (1994).