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Phillip Savage

Walter L. Robb Family Department Head Chair in of CHE

Affiliation(s):

  • Chemical Engineering

121D Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

pes15@psu.edu

814-867-5876

Research Areas:

Energy and Environment

Interest Areas:

Chemical reaction kinetics, algae biofuel, catalysis, sustainability, supercritical fluids.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1982
  • MChE, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1983
  • Ph D, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1986

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Chen-Hsyong Yang, FE Massoth and AG Oblad, 1979, Kinetics of CO+ H2 reaction over co-Cu-Al2O3 catalyst

Parts of Book

  • Phillip Savage, 2000, How High-Temperature Water Influences the Rates of Organic Chemical Reactions, NRC Press, Ottawa, Canada, pp. 448-455
  • Phillip Savage, 1997, Catalysis in Supercritical Media, VCH Publishers, pp. 1339-1347

Journal Articles

  • Sha Li, Phillip Savage and Liejin Guo, 2019, "Stability and activity maintenance of sol-gel Ni-MxOy (M = Ti, Zr, Ta) catalysts during continuous gasification of glycerol in supercritical water", JOURNAL OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS, 148, pp. 137-147
  • Jiandong Zhang, Anish Dasgupta, Zhifeng Chen, Donghai Xu, Phillip Savage and Yang Guo, 2019, "Supercritical water gasification of phenol over Ni-Ru bimetallic catalysts", WATER RESEARCH, 152, pp. 12-20
  • David C. Hietala, Casey M. Godwin, Bradley J. Cardinale and Phillip Savage, 2019, "The independent and coupled effects of feedstock characteristics and reaction conditions on biocrude production by hydrothermal liquefaction", APPLIED ENERGY, 235, pp. 714-728
  • Casey M. Godwin, Aubrey R. Lashaway, David C. Hietala, Phillip Savage and Bradley J. Cardinale, 2018, "Biodiversity improves the ecological design of sustainable biofuel systems", GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY, 10, (10), pp. 752-765
  • Jennifer N. Jocz, Levi T. Thompson and Phillip Savage, 2018, "Catalyst Oxidation and Dissolution in Supercritical Water", CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 30, (4), pp. 1218-1229
  • Sara L. Jackrel, Anita Narwani, Bastian Bentlage, Robert B. Levine, David C. Hietala, Phillip Savage, Todd H. Oakley, Vincent J. Denef and Bradley J. Cardinale, 2018, "Ecological Engineering Helps Maximize Function in Algal Oil Production", APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 84, (15)
  • Akhila Gollakota and Phillip Savage, 2018, "Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Model Food Waste Biomolecules and Ternary Mixtures under Isothermal and Fast Conditions", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 6, (7), pp. 9018-9027
  • Jimeng Jiang and Phillip Savage, 2018, "Metals and Other Elements in Biocrude from Fast and Isothermal Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Microalgae", ENERGY & FUELS, 32, (4), pp. 4118-4126
  • Sha Li, Phillip Savage and Liejin Guo, 2018, "Stability and activity maintenance of Al2O3- and carbon nanotube-supported Ni catalysts during continuous gasification of glycerol in supercritical water", JOURNAL OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS, 135, pp. 188-197
  • Donghai Xu and Phillip Savage, 2018, "Supercritical water upgrading of water-insoluble and water-soluble biocrudes from hydrothermal liquefaction of Nannochloropsis microalgae", JOURNAL OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS, 133, pp. 683-689
  • Jianwen Lu, Zhidan Liu, Yuanhui Zhang and Phillip Savage, 2018, "Synergistic and Antagonistic Interactions during Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Soybean Oil, Soy Protein, Cellulose, Xylose, and Lignin", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 6, (11), pp. 14501-14509
  • Jennifer N. Jocz, Phillip Savage and Levi T. Thompson, 2018, "Thermodynamic Analysis of Catalyst Stability in Hydrothermal Reaction Media", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 57, (26), pp. 8655-8663
  • James D Sheehan, Jimeng Jiang and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Algae and Environmental Sustainability", Johnson Matthey Technology Review, 61, (2), pp. 133–137
  • Donghai Xu and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Effect of temperature, water loading, and Ru/C catalyst on water-insoluble and water-soluble biocrude fractions from hydrothermal liquefaction of algae", Bioresource Technology, 239, pp. 1–6
  • Lili Qian, Shuzhong Wang and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Hydrothermal liquefaction of sewage sludge under isothermal and fast conditions", Bioresource Technology, 232, pp. 27–34
  • Jimeng Jiang and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Influence of process conditions and interventions on metals content in biocrude from hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae", Algal Research, 26, pp. 131–134
  • James D Sheehan and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Modeling the effects of microalga biochemical content on the kinetics and biocrude yields from hydrothermal liquefaction", Bioresource Technology, 239, pp. 144–150
  • Donghai Xu and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Supercritical water upgrading of water-insoluble and water-soluble biocrudes from hydrothermal liquefaction of Nannochloropsis microalgae", The Journal of Supercritical Fluids
  • Casey M. Godwin, David C. Hietala, Aubrey R. Lashaway, Anita Narwani, Phillip Savage and Bradley J. Cardinale, 2017, "Algal polycultures enhance coproduct recycling from hydrothermal liquefaction", BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 224, pp. 630-638
  • Casey M. Godwin, David C. Hietala, Aubrey R. Lashaway, Anita Narwani, Phillip Savage and Bradley J. Cardinale, 2017, "Ecological Stoichiometry Meets Ecological Engineering: Using Polycultures to Enhance the Multifunctionality of Algal Biocrude Systems", ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 51, (19), pp. 11450-11458
  • Na Mo, Jarrett Pennebacker and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Hydrocarbon chemicals from hydrothermal processing of renewable oils over HZSM-5", BIOMASS CONVERSION AND BIOREFINERY, 7, (4), pp. 437-443
  • David C. Hietala, Cristina K. Koss, Anita Narwani, Aubrey R. Lashaway, Casey M. Godwin, Bradley J. Cardinale and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Influence of biodiversity, biochemical composition, and species identity on the quality of biomass and biocrude oil produced via hydrothermal liquefaction", ALGAL RESEARCH-BIOMASS BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS, 26, pp. 203-214
  • James D. Sheehan and Phillip Savage, 2017, "Molecular and Lumped Products from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Bovine Serum Albumin", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 5, (11), pp. 10967-10975
  • Na Mo, Jarrett Pennebacker and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Hydrocarbon chemicals from hydrothermal processing of renewable oils over HZSM-5", Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, pp. 1–7
  • Le Yang, Yongdan Li and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Near-and supercritical ethanol treatment of biocrude from hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae", Bioresource technology, 211, pp. 779–782
  • James D Sheehan and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Products, Pathways, and Kinetics for the Fast Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Soy Protein Isolate", ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4, (12), pp. 6931–6939
  • David C. Hietala, Julia L. Faeth and Phillip Savage, 2016, "A quantitative kinetic model for the fast and isothermal hydrothermal liquefaction of Nannochloropsis sp.", BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 214, pp. 102-111
  • Jennifer N. Jocz and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Behavior of Cholesterol and Catalysts in Supercritical Water", ENERGY & FUELS, 30, (10), pp. 7937-7946
  • Julia L. Faeth, Phillip Savage, Jacqueline M. Jarvis, Amy M. McKenna and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Characterization of products from fast and isothermal hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae", AICHE JOURNAL, 62, (3), pp. 815-828
  • Julia L. Faeth and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Effects of processing conditions on biocrude yields from fast hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae", BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 206, pp. 290-293
  • Anita Narwani, Aubrey R. Lashaway, David C. Hietala, Phillip Savage and Bradley J. Cardinale, 2016, "Power of Plankton: Effects of Algal Biodiversity on Biocrude Production and Stability", ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 50, (23), pp. 13142-13150
  • Ligang Luo, James D. Sheehan, Liyi Dai and Phillip Savage, 2016, "Products and Kinetics for Isothermal Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Soy Protein Concentrate", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 4, (5), pp. 2725-2733
  • Shujauddin M Changi, Julia L Faeth, Na Mo and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Hydrothermal reactions of biomolecules relevant for microalgae liquefaction", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, (47), pp. 11733–11758
  • Na Mo, Wincent Tandar and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Aromatics from saturated and unsaturated fatty acids via zeolite catalysis in supercritical water", JOURNAL OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS, 102, pp. 73-79
  • Yang Guo, Shuzhong Wang, Thomas Yeh and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Catalytic gasification of indole in supercritical water", APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, 166, pp. 202-210
  • Ligang Luo, Liyi Dai and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Catalytic Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Soy Protein Concentrate", ENERGY & FUELS, 29, (5), pp. 3208-3214
  • Donghai Xu and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Effect of reaction time and algae loading on water-soluble and insoluble biocrude fractions from hydrothermal liquefaction of algae", ALGAL RESEARCH-BIOMASS BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS, 12, pp. 60-67
  • Yingda Lu, Robert B. Levine and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Fatty Acids for Nutraceuticals and Biofuels from Hydrothermal Carbonization of Microalgae", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 54, (16), pp. 4066-4071
  • Nolan D. Orfield, Robert B. Levine, Gregory A. Keoleian, Shelie A. Miller and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Growing Algae for Biodiesel on Direct Sunlight or Sugars: A Comparative Life Cycle Assessment", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 3, (3), pp. 386-395
  • Thomas M. Yeh, Ryan L. Hockstad, Suljo Linic and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Hydrothermal decarboxylation of unsaturated fatty acids over PtSnx/C catalysts", FUEL, 156, pp. 219-224
  • David C. Hietala and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Reaction pathways and kinetics of cholesterol in high-temperature water", CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 265, pp. 129-137
  • Yingda Lu and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Supercritical water gasification of lipid-extracted hydrochar to recover energy and nutrients", JOURNAL OF SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS, 99, pp. 88-94
  • Xinghua Meng, Phillip Savage and Da Deng, 2015, "Trash to Treasure: From Harmful Algal Blooms to High-Performance Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries", ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 49, (20), pp. 12543-12550
  • Peter J. Valdez, Vincent J. Tocco and Phillip Savage, 2014, "A general kinetic model for the hydrothermal liquefaction of microalgae", BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 163, pp. 123-127
  • Le Yang, Yongdan Li and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Catalytic Hydrothermal Liquefaction of a Microalga in a Two-Chamber Reactor", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 53, (30), pp. 11939-11944
  • Donghai Xu and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Characterization of biocrudes recovered with and without solvent after hydrothermal liquefaction of algae", ALGAL RESEARCH-BIOMASS BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS, 6, pp. 1-7
  • Thomas Yeh, Suljo Linic and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Deactivation of Pt Catalysts during Hydrothermal Decarboxylation of Butyric Acid", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 2, (10), pp. 2399-2406
  • Le Yang, Yongdan Li and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Hydrolytic Cleavage of C-O Linkages in Lignin Model Compounds Catalyzed by Water-Tolerant Lewis Acids", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 53, (7), pp. 2633-2639
  • Na Mo and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Hydrothermal Catalytic Cracking of Fatty Acids with HZSM-5", ACS SUSTAINABLE CHEMISTRY & ENGINEERING, 2, (1), pp. 88-94
  • Peter J. Valdez, Michael Nelson, Julia L. Faeth, Henry Y. Wang, Xiaoxia Nina Lin and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Bacteria and Yeast Monoculturesx", ENERGY & FUELS, 28, (1), pp. 67-75
  • Jacob G Dickinson, Jack T Poberezny and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Corrigendum to Deoxygenation of benzofuran in supercritical water over a platinum catalyst [Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 123?124 (2012) 357?366]", Applied catalysis. B, Environmental, 160
  • Jacob G Dickinson and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Development of NiCu catalysts for aqueous-phase hydrodeoxygenation", ACS Catalysis, 4, (8), pp. 2605–2615
  • Yingda Lu, Robert B Levine and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Fatty acids for nutraceuticals and biofuels from hydrothermal carbonization of microalgae", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, (16), pp. 4066–4071
  • Xiujun Bai, Peigao Duan, Yuping Xu, Aiyun Zhang and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Hydrothermal catalytic processing of pretreated algal oil: a catalyst screening study", Fuel, 120, pp. 141–149
  • Gule Teri, Ligang Luo and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Hydrothermal treatment of protein, polysaccharide, and lipids alone and in mixtures", Energy & Fuels, 28, (12), pp. 7501–7509
  • Yang Guo, Shuzhong Wang, Chad M Huelsman and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Kinetic model for reactions of indole under supercritical water gasification conditions", Chemical Engineering Journal, 241, pp. 327–335
  • Nolan D Orfield, Andrew J Fang, Peter J Valdez, Michael C Nelson, Phillip Savage, Xiaoxia Nina Lin and Gregory A Keoleian, 2014, "Life cycle design of an algal biorefinery featuring hydrothermal liquefaction: effect of reaction conditions and an alternative pathway including microbial regrowth", ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2, (4), pp. 867–874
  • Jacob G Dickinson and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Stability and activity of Pt and Ni catalysts for hydrodeoxygenation in supercritical water", Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical, 388, pp. 56–65
  • Phillip Savage, Johanna Rovira, Nicole Stylski and Christopher J Martino, 2000, "Oxidation kinetics for methane/methanol mixtures in supercritical water", The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 17, (2), pp. 155–170
  • Jianli Yu and Phillip Savage, 2000, "Phenol oxidation over CuO/Al 2 O 3 in supercritical water", Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 28, (3), pp. 275–288
  • Phillip Savage, 2000, "Mechanisms and Kinetics Models for Hydrocarbon Pyrolysis", J. Anal. Appl. Pyrolysis, 54, pp. 109-126
  • N. Akiya and Phillip Savage, 2000, "Effect of Water Density on Hydrogen Peroxide Dissociation in Supercritical Water: 1. Reaction Equilibrium", J. Phys. Chem. A., 104, pp. 4433-4440
  • N. Akiya and Phillip Savage, 2000, "Effect of Water Density on Hydrogen Peroxide Dissociation in Supercritical Water: 2. Reaction Kinetics", J. Phys. Chem. A., 104, pp. 4441-4448
  • Phillip Savage, J. Rovira, N. Stylski and C. J. Martino, 2000, "Oxidation of Methane/Methanol Mixtures in Supercritical Water", J. Supercritical Fluids, 17, pp. 155-170
  • Phillip Savage, 2000, "Heterogeneous Catalysis in Supercritical Water", Catalysis Today, 62, pp. 167-173
  • J. Yu and Phillip Savage, 2000, "Kinetics of Catalytic Supercritical Water Oxidation of Phenol over TiO2", Env. Sci. Technol., 34, pp. 3191-3198
  • J. Yu and Phillip Savage, 2000, "Phenol Oxidation over CuO/Al2O3 in Supercritical Water", Appl. Catal. B. Environmental, 28, pp. 275-288
  • J. Yu and Phillip Savage, 2000, "Kinetics of MnO2 Catalyzed Acetic Acid Oxidation in Supercritical Water", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 39, pp. 4014-4019
  • Phillip Savage, 1999, "Organic Chemical Reactions in Supercritical Water", Chem. Rev., 99, pp. 603-621
  • C. J. Martino and Phillip Savage, 1999, "Oxidation and Thermolysis of Methoxy-, Nitro-, and Hydroxy-substituted Phenols in Supercritical Water", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38, pp. 1775-1783
  • C. J. Martino and Phillip Savage, 1999, "Supercritical Water Oxidation Kinetics and Pathways for Ethylphenols, Hydroxyacetophenones, and other Monosubstituted Phenols", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38, pp. 1784-1791
  • C. J. Martino and Phillip Savage, 1999, "Total Organic Carbon Disappearance Kinetics for the Supercritical Water Oxidation of Substituted Phenols", Env. Sci. Technol., 33, pp. 1911-1915
  • J. Yu and Phillip Savage, 1999, "Catalytic Oxidation of Phenol over MnO2 in Supercritical Water", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 38, pp. 3793-3801
  • Phillip Savage, 1999, "Organic chemical reactions in supercritical water", Chemical reviews, 99, (2), pp. 603–622
  • Christopher J Martino and Phillip Savage, 1999, "Total organic carbon disappearance kinetics for the supercritical water oxidation of monosubstituted phenols", Environmental science & technology, 33, (11), pp. 1911–1915
  • Jianli Yu and Phillip Savage, 1998, "Decomposition of formic acid under hydrothermal conditions", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 37, (1), pp. 2–10
  • T Adrian, B Han, E Reverchon, G Anitescu, H Hasse, A Aoufi, RL Holliday, PE Savage, G Silvestri, MSH Bader and others, 1998, "Diaz, S., 69 Vega-Bancel, A., 43 Dispenza, C., 177 López, J., 271 Vetere, A., 129 Doneanu, C., 59 Marin, ML, 271", Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 12, pp. 281
  • Naoko Akiya and Phillip Savage, 1998, "Role of water in formic acid decomposition", AIChE Journal, 44, (2), pp. 405–415
  • J. Yu and Phillip Savage, 1998, "Decomposition of Formic Acid under Hydrothermal Conditions", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 37, pp. 2-10
  • Xiang Zhang and Phillip Savage, 1998, "Fast Catalytic Oxidation of Phenol in Supercritical Water", Catalysis Today, 40, pp. 333-342
  • Phillip Savage, N. Stylski, J. Yu and E. E. Brock, 1998, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Methane Oxidation in Supercritical Water", J. Supercritical Fluids, 12, pp. 141-154
  • E. E. Brock, Phillip Savage and J. R. Barker, 1998, "A Reduced Mechanism for Methanol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", Chem. Eng. Sci., 53, pp. 857-867
  • N. Akiya and Phillip Savage, 1998, "The Role of Water in Formic Acid Decomposition", AlChE Journal, 44, pp. 405-415
  • Phillip Savage, C. Martino, E. Brock and T. Mizan, 1998, "Reaction Models for Supercritical Water Oxidation Processes", Rev. High Pressure Sci. Technol., 7, pp. 1371-1374
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and B. Perry, 1997, "Pyrolysis of Polycyclic Perhydroarenes 2. 1-n-Undecylperhydronaphthalene", Energy & Fuels, 11, pp. 107-115
  • Phillip Savage, S. Ratz and J. Diaz, 1997, "Pyrolysis of Polycyclic Perhydroarenes 3. 1-n-Decylperhydropyrene and Structure-Reactivity Relations", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 36, pp. 1965-1972
  • G. Dolce, Phillip Savage and L. T. Thompson, 1997, "Hydrotreatment Activities of Supported Molybdenum Nitrides and Carbides", Energy & Fuels, 11, pp. 668-675
  • C. J. Martino and Phillip Savage, 1997, "Supercritical Water Oxidation of CH3 and CHO Substituted Phenols", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 36, pp. 1391-1400
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and R. M. Ziff, 1997, "Fugacity Coefficients for Free Radicals in Dense Fluids: HO2 in Supercritical Water", AIChE J., 43, pp. 1287-1299
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and R. M. Ziff, 1997, "Critical Point and Coexsitence Curve for a Flexible Simple Point Charge Water Model", J. Supercrit. Fluids, 10, pp. 119-125
  • C. J. Martino and Phillip Savage, 1997, "Thermal Decomposition of Substituted Phenols in Supercritical Water", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 36, pp. 1385-1390
  • Phillip Savage, J. Yu and B. Wong, 1997, "Thermal Cleavage of the One-Atom Aryl-Hydroaryl Bridge in 2-(1-Naphthylmethyl)-3,4-Dihydro-naphthalene", Energy & Fuels, 11, pp. 1264-1271
  • G Anitescu, BO Bateup, AR Bazaev, EA Bazaev, AJ Belsky, E Berends, C Borch-Jensen, TB Brill, G Brunner, A Cabanas and others, 1997, "Abdulagatov, IM, 149", Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 10, pp. 221
  • Tahmid I Mizan, Phillip Savage and Robert M Ziff, 1997, "Critical point and coexistence curve for a flexible, simple point-charge water model", The Journal of Supercritical Fluids, 10, (2), pp. 119–125
  • PE Savage, G Ertl, H Knözinger and J Weitkamp, 1997, "Handbook of Heterogeneous Catalysis", Ertl, G., Knözinger, H., Weitkamp, J., Eds
  • ERIC E BROCK and Phillip Savage, 1997, "Kinetic Models for Supercritical Water Oxidation", Chemical Oxidation: Technology for the Nineties, 6, pp. 145
  • Christopher J Martino and Phillip Savage, 1997, "Supercritical water oxidation kinetics, products, and pathways for CH3-and CHO-substituted phenols", Industrial & engineering chemistry research, 36, (5), pp. 1391–1400
  • Phillip Savage, Jianli Yu and José Díaz, 1997, "Thermal Cleavage of the One-Atom Aryl- Hydroaryl Bridge in 2-(1-Naphthylmethyl)-3, 4-dihydronaphthalene", Energy & fuels, 11, (6), pp. 1264–1271
  • DJ Anspaugh, S Hunter and Phillip Savage, 1996, "Enhancing employee participation in corporate health promotion programs", American Journal of Health Behavior, 20, (3), pp. 112–120
  • Tahmid I Mizan, Phillip Savage and Robert M Ziff, 1996, "Temperature dependence of hydrogen bonding in supercritical water", The Journal of Physical Chemistry, 100, (1), pp. 403–408
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and R. M. Ziff, 1996, "Temperature Dependence of Hydrogen Bonding in Supercritical Water", J. Phys. Chem., 100, pp. 403
  • M. K. Neylon and Phillip Savage, 1996, "Analysis of Non-Isothermal Heterogeneous Autocatalytic Reactions", Chem. Eng. Sci., 51, pp. 851-858
  • Phillip Savage and K. L. Baxter, 1996, "Pathways, Kinetics, and Mechanisms for 2-Dodecyl-9,10-dihydrophenanthrene Pyrolysis", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 35, pp. 1517-1523
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and R. M. Ziff, 1996, "Comparison of Rigid and Flexible Simple Point Charge Water Models at Supercritical Conditions", J. Comp. Chem., 17, pp. 1757-1770
  • R. Humburg and Phillip Savage, 1996, "Pyrolysis of Polycyclic Perhydroarenes 1. 9-n-Dodecylperhydroanthracene", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 35, pp. 2096-2102
  • E. E. Brock, Y. Oshima, Phillip Savage and J. R. Barker, 1996, "Kinetics and Mechanism of Methanol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", J. Phys. Chem., 100, pp. 15834-15842
  • Phillip Savage and M. A. Smith, 1995, "Kinetics of Acetic Acid Oxidation in Supercritical Wate", Env. Sci. Tech., 29, pp. 216-221
  • Phillip Savage, S. Gopalan, T. I. Mizan, C. J. Martino and E. E. Brock, 1995, "Reactions at Supercritical Conditions: Applications and Fundamentals", A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 41, pp. 1723-1778
  • S. Gopalan and Phillip Savage, 1995, "A Reaction Network Model for Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 41, pp. 1864-1873
  • E. E. Brock and Phillip Savage, 1995, "Detailed Chemical Kinetics Model for the Supercritical Water Oxidation of C1 Compounds and H2", 41, pp. 1874-1888
  • C. J. Martino, Phillip Savage and J. Kasiborski, 1995, "Kinetics and Products from o-Cresol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 34, pp. 1941-1951
  • Phillip Savage, 1995, "Hydrogen Transfer Mechanisms in 1-Dodecylpyrene Pyrolysis", Energy & Fuels, 9, pp. 590-598
  • Phillip Savage, 1995, "Spreadsheets for Thermodynamics Instruction", Chem. Eng. Educ., 29, pp. 262
  • Eric E Brock and Phillip Savage, 1995, "Detailed chemical kinetics model for supercritical water oxidation of C1 compounds and H2", AIChE Journal, 41, (8), pp. 1874–1888
  • Phillip Savage and Michael A Smith, 1995, "Kinetics of acetic acid oxidation in supercritical water", Environmental science & technology, 29, (1), pp. 216–221
  • Phillip Savage, Sudhama Gopalan, Thamid I Mizan, Christopher J Martino and Eric E Brock, 1995, "Reactions at supercritical conditions: applications and fundamentals", AIChE Journal, 41, (7), pp. 1723–1778
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1994, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 6. Detailed Chemical Kinetic Modeling", Chem. Eng. Sci., 49, pp. 259-270
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1994, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 7. Hydrogenolysis in Binary Mixtures", Energy & Fuels, 8, pp. 545-551
  • Phillip Savage, R. Li and J. Santini, 1994, "Methane to Methanol in Supercritical Water", J. Supercritical Fluids, 7, pp. 135-144
  • Phillip Savage, 1994, "Are Aromatic Diluents used in Pyrolysis Experiments Inert?", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 33, pp. 1086-1089
  • S. Gopalan and Phillip Savage, 1994, "Reaction Mechanism for Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", J. Phys. Chem., 98, pp. 12646-12652
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and R. M. Ziff, 1994, "Molecular Dynamics of Supercritical Water Using a Flexible SPC Model", J. Phys. Chem., 98, pp. 13067-13076
  • PE Savage and S Kaza, 1994, "Hydrogen transfer mechanisms in polycyclic aromatic systems", Preprints-American Chemical Society. Division of Petroleum Chemistry, 39, (3), pp. 313–316
  • Phillip Savage, Chris Martino, Eric Brock, Tahmid MIZAN, Noriyuki Yoshii, Shinichi Miura, Susumu Okazaki, Takahiro Ito, Yosuke Hirata, Fumio Sawa and others, 1994, "?????????= The Review of high pressure science and technology 7, 1115-1117, 1998", J. Phys. Chem, 98, pp. 13067
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1993, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 5. Pyrolysis of Methylanthracenes", A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 39, pp. 1355-1362
  • R. Li, Phillip Savage and D. Szmukler, 1993, "2-Chlorophenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water: Global Kinetics and Reaction Products", A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 39, pp. 178-187
  • Ruokang Li, Phillip Savage and David Szmukler, 1993, "2-Chlorophenol oxidation in supercritical water: Global kinetics and reaction products", AIChE journal, 39, (1), pp. 178–187
  • T. D. Thornton, D. E. LaDue and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Reply to comments on "Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water: Formation of Dibenzofuran, Dibenzo-p-dioxin, and Related Compounds"", Env. Sci. Tech., 26, pp. 1850-1850
  • S. Blaine and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Reaction Pathways in Lubricant Degradation 3. Reaction Model for n-Hexadecane Autoxidation", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 31, pp. 69-75
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 4. Hydrogenolysis Mechanisms in 1-Alkylpyrene Pyrolysis", Energy & Fuels, 6, pp. 195-202
  • T. D. Thornton and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Kinetics of Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 38, pp. 321-327
  • T. D. Thornton and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Phenol Oxidation Pathways in Supercritical Water", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 31, pp. 2451-2456
  • R. Li, T. D. Thornton and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Kinetics of CO2 Formation from the Oxidation of Phenols in Supercritical Water", Env. Sci. Tech., 26, pp. 2388-2395
  • C Michael Smith, Minda M McNally and Phillip Savage, 1992, "CORRELATION OF STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY IN ALKYLARENE THERMOLYSIS", Ann Arbor, 1001, pp. 48109–2136
  • C Michael Smith and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Hydrogenolysis Mechanisms for Polycyclic Alkylarenes", Ann Arbor, 1001, pp. 48109–2136
  • Ruokang Li, Thomas D Thornton and Phillip Savage, 1992, "Kinetics of carbon dioxide formation from the oxidation of phenols in supercritical water", Environmental science & technology, 26, (12), pp. 2388–2395
  • C Michael Smith and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Reactions of polycyclic alkylaromatics: Structure and reactivity", AIChE journal, 37, (11), pp. 1613–1624
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 1. Pathways, Kinetics, and Mechanisms for 1-Dodecylpyrene Pyrolysis", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., pp. 331-339
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 2. Pyrolysis of 1,3-Diarylpropanes", Energy & Fuels, 5, pp. 146-155
  • C. M. Smith and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Reactions of Polycyclic Alkylaromatics 3. Structure and Reactivity", A.I.Ch.E. Journal, 37, pp. 1613-1624
  • Phillip Savage and S. Blaine, 1991, "Chemical Reaction Engineering Applications in Non-Traditional Technologies: A Textbook Supplement", Chem. Eng. Educ., 25, pp. 150
  • S. Blaine and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Reaction Pathways in Lubricant Degradation 1. Analytical Characterization of n-Hexadecane Autoxidation Products", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 30, pp. 792-798
  • S. Blaine and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Reaction Pathways in Lubricant Degradation 2. n-Hexadecane Autoxidation", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 30, pp. 2185-2191
  • T. D. Thornton, D. E. LaDue and Phillip Savage, 1991, "Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water: Formation of Dibenzofuran, Dibenzo-p-dioxin, and Related Compounds", Env. Sci. Tech., 25, pp. 1507-1510
  • Phillip Savage, 1990, "Pyrolysis of a Binary Mixture of Complex Hydrocarbons: Reaction Modeling", Chem. Eng. Sci., 45, pp. 859-873
  • Phillip Savage, 1990, "An Open-Ended Problem in Chemical Reaction Engineering", Chem. Eng. Educ., 24, pp. 148
  • Phillip Savage and D. J. Korotney, 1990, "Pyrolysis Kinetics for Long-Chain n-Alkylbenzenes: Experimental and Mechanistic Modeling Results", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 29, pp. 499-502
  • T. D. Thornton and Phillip Savage, 1990, "Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water", J. Supercritical Fluids, 3, pp. 240-248
  • CM Smith and PE Savage, 1990, "Pyrolysis of polycyclic. alpha.,. omega.-diarylpropanes pathways, kinetics, and mechanisms", Preprints of Papers, American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry;(USA), 35, (CONF-900402–)
  • Phillip Savage and Michael T Klein, 1989, "Asphaltene reaction pathways—v. Chemical and mathematical modeling", Chemical engineering science, 44, (2), pp. 393–404
  • Phillip Savage and M. T. Klein, 1989, "Asphaltene Reaction Pathways 5. Chemical and Mathematical Modeling", Chem. Eng. Sci., 44, pp. 393-404
  • Phillip Savage and M. T. Klein, 1989, "Kinetics of Coupled Reactions: Lumping Pentadecylbenzene Pyrolysis into Three Parallel Chains", Chem. Eng. Sci., 44, pp. 985-991
  • Phillip Savage and M. Javanmardian, 1989, "Effect of Reactant Size Reductions on Catalytic Reaction Rates", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 28, pp. 381-386
  • Phillip Savage, G. E. Jacobs and M. Javanmardian, 1989, "Autocatalysis and Aryl-Alkyl Bond Cleavage in 1-Dodecylpyrene Pyrolysis", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 28, pp. 645-654
  • Phillip Savage, M. T. Klein and S. G. Kukes, 1988, "Asphaltene Reaction Pathways 3. Effect of Reaction Environment", Energy & Fuels, 2, pp. 619-628
  • Phillip Savage and M. T. Klein, 1988, "Asphaltene Reaction Pathways 4. Pyrolysis of Tridecylcyclohexane and 2-Ethyltetralin", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 27, pp. 1348-1356
  • Phillip Savage, Michael T Klein and DE NEWARK, 1988, "A MATHEMATICAL SIMULATION OF THE PYROLYSIS OF A MODEL ASPHALTENE", Prepr. Pap., Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Fuel Chem.;(United States), 32, (CONF-870802-)
  • PE Savage, 1988, "Pyrolysis of a binary hydrocarbon mixture: Reaction modeling", Preprints of Papers, American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry;(USA), 33, (CONF-8806318–)
  • M Javanmardian, PJ Smith and PE Savage, 1988, "Pyrolysis of compounds containing polycyclic aromatic moieties", Preprints of Papers, American Chemical Society, Division of Fuel Chemistry;(USA), 33, (CONF-8806318–)
  • Phillip Savage and M. T. Klein, 1987, "Asphaltene Reaction Pathways 2. Pyrolysis of n-Pentadecylbenzene", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 26, pp. 488-494
  • Phillip Savage and M. T. Klein, 1987, "Discrimination Between Molecular and Free-Radical Models of 1-Phenyldodecane Pyrolysis", Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 26, pp. 374-376
  • Phillip Savage, M. T. Klein and S. G. Kukes, 1985, "Asphaltene Reaction Pathways 1. Thermolysis", Ind. Eng. Chem. Process Des. Dev., 24, pp. 1169-1174

Conference Proceedings

  • N Akiya and PE Savage, 1999, "Hydrogen peroxide dissociation in supercritical water.", 217, pp. U692–U693
  • Phillip Savage, Eric Brock, Naoko Akiya, Jianli Yu and John R Barker, 1997, "Kinetics and mechanisms for C 1 compounds in supercritical water(Abstract only)", pp. 1997
  • S. Gopalan and Phillip Savage, 1995, "Phenol Oxidation in Supercritical Water: From Global Kinetics and Product Identities to an Elementary Reaction Model", ACS Symp. Ser. No. 608, pp. 217-231
  • T. I. Mizan, Phillip Savage and R. M. Ziff, 1995, "A Molecular Dynamics Investigation of Hydrogen Bonding in Supercritical Water", ACS Symp. Ser. No. 608, pp. 47-64
  • Phillip Savage and S. Gopalan, 1995, "Supercritical Water Oxidation Kinetics: A Tale of Two Approaches", Begell House, New York, NY, pp. 581-588
  • PE SAVAGE, 1994, "Kinetics of supercritical water oxidation", pp. 31–35
  • S BLAINE and Phillip Savage, 1990, "HEXADECANE AUTOXIDATION UNDER SEVERE CONDITIONS-PRODUCT ANALYSIS AND REACTION PATHWAYS", 199, pp. 37–PETR
  • A GRABOWSKI, P SMITH and Phillip Savage, 1988, "COUPLED CHAIN REACTIONS IN MODEL-COMPOUND CO-PYROLYSIS", 195, pp. 86–FUEL
  • M JAVANMARDIAN, P SMITH and Phillip Savage, 1988, "EFFECTS OF CONDENSED AROMATIC MOIETIES ON COAL PYROLYSIS", 195, pp. 85–FUEL
  • PE SAVAGE and MT KLEIN, 1987, "CHEMICAL MODELING OF ASPHALTENE PYROLYSIS", 194, pp. 18–FUEL
  • PE Savage, MT Klein and SG Kukes, 1985, "PETROLEUM ASPHALTENE THERMAL-REACTION PATHWAYS"

Technical Reports

  • Phillip Savage, 1999, "Coal conversion wastewater treatment by catalytic oxidation in supercritical water"
  • E Savage Phillip, 1999, "COAL CONVERSION WASTEWATER TREATMENT BY CATALYTIC OXIDATION IN SUPERCRITICAL WATER; FINAL"
  • PE Savage, 1996, "Coal conversion wastewater treatment by catalytic oxidation in supercritical water. Technical progress report, July 1, 1995-June 30, 1996"
  • PE Savage, 1996, "Oxidation of substituted phenols in supercritical water. Final technical report, September 1992–August 1996"
  • PE Savage and S Gopalan, 1995, "By-products from supercritical water oxidation: Pathways, kinetics, and mechanisms"
  • LT Thompson, PE Savage and DE Briggs, 1995, "Novel catalysts for upgrading coal-derived liquids. Final technical progress report"
  • PE Savage, 1995, "Oxidation of phenolics in supercritical water. Quarterly report, 1 June 1995–30 November 1995"
  • LT Thompson, PE Savage and DE Briggs, 1994, "Noval catalysts for upgrading coal-derived liquids. Quarterly technical progress report, March 1, 1995–May 31, 1995"
  • LT Thompson, PE Savage and DE Briggs, 1994, "Novel catalysts for upgrading coal-derived liquids. Quarterly technical progress report, December 1, 1994–February 28, 1995"
  • Phillip Savage, 1994, "Oxidation of phenolics in supercritical water. Quarterly technical progress report, March 1, 1994–May 31, 1994"
  • LT Thompson, PE Savage and DE Briggs, 1993, "Novel catalysts for upgrading coal-derived liquids. Quarterly technical progress report, 1 October 1993–31 December 1993"
  • PE Savage, 1993, "Oxidation of phenolics in supercritical water. Quarterly technical progress report, June 1, 1993–August 31, 1993"
  • PE Savage, M Neurock and MT Klein, 1988, "The thermal reactions of asphaltenes"

Other

  • Phillip Savage, 2018, "How Not To Use a Journal Impact Factor", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 57, (29), pp. 9331-9332
  • Spiro D. Alexandratos, Lorenz T. Biegler, Linda J. Broadbelt, Benny D. Freeman, Jim Yang Lee, Bo-Geng Li, Massimo Morbidelli, Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, Vivek V. Ranade, Phillip Savage, Aaron M. Scurto, Youqing Shen, Krista S. Walton and Feng-Shou Xiao, 2017, "Why Wasn't My Manuscript Sent Out for Review?", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 56, (25), pp. 7109-7111
  • Phillip Savage, 2015, "New Virtual Special Issue of Most-Cited Papers Posts: All-Time Greats and Contemporary Favorites"
  • Shujauddin M. Changi, Julia L. Faeth, Na Mo and Phillip Savage, 2015, "Hydrothermal Reactions of Biomolecules Relevant for Microalgae Liquefaction", INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 54, (47), pp. 11733-11758
  • Jacob G. Dickinson, Jack T. Poberezny and Phillip Savage, 2014, "Deoxygenation of benzofuran in supercritical water over a platinum catalyst (vol 123, pg 357, 2012)", APPLIED CATALYSIS B-ENVIRONMENTAL, 160, pp. 742-742
  • Phillip Savage, 2000, "Experiments in Catalytic Reaction Engineering by JM Berty"
  • Donald R Paul, 1998, "Web edition requires Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. to change to number system for citing references"
  • PE SAVAGE, 1995, "CHEMICAL OXIDATION FOR AQUEOUS-PHASE CONTAMINANTS-PREFACE"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

  • Energy & Fuels Excellence in Publication Award, American Chemical Society, 2015
  • Sustainable Engineering Forum Research Excellence Award, AIChE, 2014
  • Parravano Award, Michigan Catalysis Society, 2014
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society, 2012
  • Hopeman Lecturer, School of Science & Eng., Grove City College, 2010
  • Green Chemistry Governor's Award, State of Michigan, 2009
  • Catalyst Award, American Chemistry Council, 2001

Service

Service to Penn State:

Service to External Organizations:

  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Member, Standing Committee on Chemical Demilitarization, 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Editor in Chief, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2014
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Director, AIChE Environmental Division, 2013 - 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Editor, Associate Editor, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2012 - 2013
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, ACS Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Division, 2010 - 2012
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Associate Editor, AIChE Journal, 2005 - 2011
 


 

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