Donohue, Marc D.

Chemical And Biomolecular Engineering

Maryland 117a
(410) 516-7761

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  • Ph.D. 1977, Univ of California Berkeley
  • 1984 - 1995:  Chairman, Unspecified
  • 2018:  Dow Outstanding Young Faculty Award
  • 2018:  Member - Omega Chi Epsilon
  • 2018:  Member - Sigma Xi
  • 2018:  Member - Tau Beta Pi
  • 2018:  Outstanding Engineering Achievement - National Society of Professional Engineers
  • 2011:  The Elliott Jaques Memorial Publication Award with the Distinction of Most Outstanding Article - 2011 - Society of Consulting Psychology - American Psychological Association
  • 2004:  ChevronTexaco Best Poster Award AIChE Separations Division Novermber 2004
  • 1999:  Maryland Chemist - ACS


Journal Articles
  • Aranovich G, Donohue M (2015).  Diffusion in Fluids between Knudsen and Fickian Limits: Departure from Classical Behavior.  AIChE Journal.  61(9).  3138-3143.
  • Aranovich G, Donohue M (2015).  Diffusion in Fluids between Knudsen and Fickian Limits: Departure from Classical Behavior.  AIChE Journal.  61(9).  3138-3143.
  • Rogers JN, Rosenberg JN, Guzman BJ, Oh VH, Mimbela LE, Ghassemi A, Betenbaugh M, Oyler G, Donohue M (2014).  A critical analysis of paddlewheel-driven raceway ponds for algal biofuel production at commercial scales.  Algal Research.  4.  76-88.
  • Kilburg R, Donohue M (2014).  Leadership and organizational behavior: A thermodynamic inquiry..  Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research.  66(4).  261.
  • Reilly JT, Thomas A, Gibson AR, Luebehusen CY, Donohue M (2013).  Analysis of the Self-Association of Aliphatic Alcohols Using Fourier Transform Infrared (FT-IR) Spectroscopy.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.  52(40).  14456-14462.
  • Ghassemi A, Betenbaugh M, Oyler G, Donohue M (2013).  Algal Research.
  • Sumanatrakul P, Abaza S, Aranovich G, Sangwichien C, Donohue M (2012).  Pattern of adsorption isotherms in Ono-Kondo coordinates.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  368(1).  427-433.
  • Kilburg R, Donohue M (2011).  Toward a "grand unifying theory" of leadership: Implications for consulting psychology..  Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research.  63(1).  6.
  • Sumanatrakul P, Sangwichien C, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2011).  Adsorption Compression Analysis for Supercritical Fluids using Ono-Kondo Model.  Adsorption.  11(2).  45-52.
  • Whitman JR, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2011).  Thermodynamic driving force for diffusion: Comparison between theory and simulation.  The Journal of chemical physics.  134(9).  094303.
  • Sumanatrakul P, Sangwichien C, Donohue M, Aranovich GL (2010).  Evaluation of Adsorbate-Adsorbate Interaction for Supercritical Fluids using Ono-Kondo Equation.  Proceedings of the 2010 International Conference on Chemical Engineering and Applications.
  • Whitman JR, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2010).  Anisotropic mean free path in simulations of fluids traveling down a density gradient..  The Journal of chemical physics.  132(22).  224302-224302.
  • Gauden P, Terzyk A, Kowalczyk P, Aranovich G, Donohue M, Cwiertnia M, Furmaniak S, Rychlicki G (2008).  Giles' classification of solute adsorption isotherms for binary non-electrolyte solutions via lattice DFT supported by experimental sorption data from aqueous solutions on carbonaceous materials.  Research Signpost.
  • Chen Y, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2007).  Liquid-vapor density profiles from equilibrium limit of diffusion equation for interacting particles.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  307(1).  34-39.
  • Pawar AB, Kretzschmar I, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2007).  Self-assembly of T-structures in molecular fluids.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry B.  111(8).  2081-2089.
  • Chen Y, Wetzel T, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Generalization of Kelvin's equation for compressible liquids in nanoconfinement.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  300(1).  45-51.
  • Whitman JR, Matuszak D, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Driving Force for Molecular Diffusion: Comparision between Theory and Simulation.  The 2006 Annual Meeting.
  • Matuszak D, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Modeling fluid diffusion using the lattice density functional theory approach: counterdiffusion in an external field.  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.  8(14).  1663-1674.
  • Matuszak D, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Single-component permeation maximum with respect to temperature: A lattice density functional theory study.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  45(16).  5501-5511.
  • Wetzel TE, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Exact Solutions for the Adsorption of Dimer Molecules Onto Finite Width Lattices.  The 2006 Annual Meeting.
  • Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Multiplicity of Correlation Functions in Fluids.  The 2006 Annual Meeting.
  • Matuszak D, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2006).  Thermodynamic Driving Force for Molecular Diffusion-Lattice Density Functional Theory Predictions.  Journal of Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics.  31(4).  355-384.
  • Matuszak D, Gaddy GD, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2005).  Cosorption effect in gas chromatography: flow fluctuations caused by adsorbing carrier gases.  Journal of Chromatography A.  1063(1).  171-180.
  • Matuszak D, Donohue M (2005).  Inversion of multicomponent diffusion equations.  Chemical engineering science.  60(15).  4359-4367.
  • Wetzel TE, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2005).  Adsorption Behavior of Repulsive Molecules.  The 2005 Annual Meeting.
  • Matuszak D, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2005).  Modeling Permeation in Nanoporous Media with Lattice Density Functional Theory.  The 2005 Annual Meeting.
  • Matuszak D, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2004).  Lattice density functional theory of molecular diffusion.  The Journal of chemical physics.  121(1).  426-435.
  • Chernoff MP, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2002).  Density functional theory calculations of the energy and free energy of anisotropic multicomponent mixtures.  The Journal of chemical physics.  116(21).  9395-9403.
  • Hocker T, Donohue M (2001).  A simple model for solute partitioning and adsorption.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  244(1).  9-17.
  • Hocker T, Aranovich GL, Donohue M (2001).  Adsorption-energy distribution of heterogeneous surfaces predicted by projections onto convex sets.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  238(1).  167-176.
  • Amelina E, Shchukin E, Parfenova A, Pelekh V, Vidensky, IV , Bessonov A, Aranovich G, Donohue M (2000).  Effect of cationic polyelectrolyte and surfactant on cohesion and friction in contacts between cellulose fibers.  Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects.  167(3).  215-227.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M, Hocker T (1999).  Monolayer adsorption for the subcritical lattice gas and partially miscible binary mixtures.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  211(1).  61-80.
  • Aranovich G, Donohue M, Donohue P (1999).  A lattice model for fluids with directional interactions.  The Journal of chemical physics.  111(5).  2050-2059.
  • Donohue M, Schultze C (1999).  An equation of state for square-well and Lennard-Jones fluids based on lattice theory.  Fluid phase equilibria.  158.  229-243.
  • Aranovich G, Donohue M (1998).  Analysis of adsorption isotherms: Lattice theory predictions, classification of isotherms for gas-solid equilibria, and similarities in gas and liquid adsorption behavior.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  200(2).  273-290.
  • Donohue M, Schultze C (1998).  Prediction of Henry's constants for supercritical fluids using a van der Waals equation of state.  Fluid phase equilibria.  142(1).  101-114.
  • Donohue M, Schultze C (1998).  Lattice theory predictions of nonrandom behavior in square-well fluids.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  37(8).  2947-2956.
  • Cui Y, Donohue M, Wu D (1998).  Local composition models for lattice mixtures.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  37(8).  2936-2946.
  • Donohue M, Loehe JR (1997).  Recent advances in modeling thermodynamic properties of aqueous strong electrolyte systems.  AIChE Journal.  43(1).  180-195.
  • Aranovich G, Donohue M (1997).  Determining surface areas from linear adsorption isotherms at supercritical conditions.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  194(2).  392-397.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1996).  Multilayer adsorption of slightly soluble organic compounds from aqueous solutions.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  178(2).  764-769.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1996).  Universal singularities of multilayer adsorption isotherms and determination of surface area of adsorbents.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  181(1).  313-318.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG (1996).  Equations of state for hydrogen bonding systems.  Fluid phase equilibria.  116(1).  518-529.
  • Donohue M, Schultze C (1996).  Equation of state calculations of supercritical fluid behavior: Effects of size and interaction energy.  Fluid phase equilibria.  116(1).  465-472.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1996).  Adsorption of supercritical fluids.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  180(2).  537-541.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1995).  A new approach to analysis of multilayer adsorption.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  173(2).  515-520.
  • Bokis CP, Donohue M (1995).  Equations of state for mixtures of square-well molecules: perturbation and local composition theories for binary mixtures of equal-sized molecules.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  34(12).  4553-4561.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1995).  Gibbs adsorption and the compressibility equation.  The Journal of chemical physics.  103(6).  2216-2220.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1995).  An equation of state for multilayer adsorption.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  175(2).  492-496.
  • Donohue M, Kuespert D (1995).  Microscale behavior in amphiphilic fluid mixtures predicted by the SAFT equation.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry.  99(13).  4805-4810.
  • Aranovich GL, Donohue M (1995).  Adsorption isotherms for microporous adsorbents.  Carbon.  33(10).  1369-1375.
  • Bokis CP, Donohue M (1995).  A Closed-Form Equation of State for Lennard-Jones Molecules Based on Perturbation Theory.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry.  99(33).  12655-12660.
  • Donohue M, Thomas A (1994).  Square-well dimers of different bond lengths: Theory and simulation for the equation of state.  Molecular Physics.  81(1).  43-55.
  • Donohue M, Kiamos AA (1994).  The effect of supercritical carbon dioxide on polymer-solvent mixtures.  Macromolecules.  27(2).  357-364.
  • Bokis CP, Donohue M, Hall CK (1994).  Second virial coefficients for chain molecules.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  33(1).  146-150.
  • Argyropoulos J, Donohue M, Muralidharan V, Nielsen KA (1994).  Determination of phase boundaries from pressure-volume data for polymer-solvent-carbon dioxide mixtures.  The Journal of Supercritical Fluids.  7(4).  275-281.
  • Bokis CP, Donohue M, Hall CK (1994).  Application of a modified generalized Flory dimer theory to normal alkanes.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  33(5).  1290-1298.
  • Donohue M, Thomas A (1993).  Equation of state for chain molecules using a site-interaction model: theory, simulation, and correlation of experimental data.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  32(9).  2093-2104.
  • Bokis CP, Cui Y, Donohue M (1993).  Thermodynamic properties of hard-chain molecules.  The Journal of chemical physics.  98(6).  5023-5027.
  • Donohue M, Kuespert D (1993).  Local order and microphase formation in fluids containing asymmetric molecules.  Langmuir.  9(2).  431-437.
  • Anderko A, Donohue M, Economou IG (1993).  Comments on" Thermodynamic inconsistencies in and accuracy of chemical equations of state for associating fluids".  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  32(1).  245-246.
  • Donohue M, Thomas A, Walsh JM (1993).  A parameterization of the configurational energy for short-chain molecules.  AIChE Journal.  39(1).  193-196.
  • Bokis CP, Donohue M (1992).  Shape parameters and the density dependence of hard-chain equations of state.  AIChE journal.  38(5).  788-792.
  • Donohue M, Greenfield ML, Reilly JT, Walsh JM (1992).  Analysis of FT-IR spectroscopic data: the Voigt profile.  Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular Spectroscopy.  48(10).  1459-1479.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG (1992).  Thermodynamic inconsistencies in and accuracy of chemical equations of state for associating fluids.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  31(4).  1203-1211.
  • Clark AB, Donohue M, Kim C, Reilly JT (1992).  High pressure vapor-liquid equilibria of aromatic hydrocarbons with carbon dioxide and ethane.  Fluid phase equilibria.  73(1).  81-107.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG, Thomas A, Vimalchand P (1992).  Effect of hard-sphere structure on pure-component equation of state calculations.  Fluid phase equilibria.  73(1).  39-55.
  • Campbell SW, Donohue M, Economou IG (1992).  Closed-form expressions for "chemical theory" of associating mixtures.  AIChE journal.  38(4).  611-614.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG (1992).  Equation of state with multiple associating sites for water and water-hydrocarbon mixtures.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  31(10).  2388-2394.
  • Bokis CP, Donohue M, Hall CK (1992).  Local composition model for square-well chains using the generalized Flory dimer theory.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry.  96(26).  11004-11009.
  • Cui Y, Donohue M (1992).  Entropy and energy of mixing in polymer solutions: simple expressions that approximate lattice cluster theory.  Macromolecules.  25(24).  6489-6494.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG (1991).  Chemical, quasi-chemical and perturbation theories for associating fluids.  AIChE journal.  37(12).  1875-1894.
  • Donohue M, Jin G (1991).  An equation of state for electrolyte solutions. 3. Aqueous solutions containing multiple salts.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.  30(1).  240-248.
  • Cui Y, Donohue M, Economou IG (1991).  Hydrogen bonding in polymer-solvent mixtures.  Macromolecules.  24(18).  5058-5067.
  • Donohue M, Jin G, Walsh JM (1991).  Thermodynamics of short-chain compounds.  Fluid phase equilibria.  65.  209-237.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG, Vimalchand P (1991).  Measurement of infinite dilution activity coefficients using high performance liquid chromatography.  Fluid phase equilibria.  68.  131-149.
  • Anderko A, Donohue M, Economou IG, Fahidy TZ, Fan L, Hounslow M, Nabetani H, Nakao S, others , Tavare N, Wiley D (1991).  Letters to the editor.  AIChE Journal.  37(5).  791-799.
  • Brennecke JF, Debenedetti PG, Donohue M, Eckert CA, Economou IG, Johnston KP, Roj Kowski Z, Tavare N (1990).  Letters to the editor.  AIChE Journal.  36(12).  1927-1930.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG, Ikonomou GD, Vimalchand P (1990).  Thermodynamics of Lewis acid-base mixtures.  AIChE journal.  36(12).  1851-1864.
  • Donohue M, Economou IG (1990).  Mean field calculations of thermodynamic properties of supercritical fluids.  AIChE journal.  36(12).  1920-1925.
  • Donohue M, Elliott, Jr JR, Suresh SJ (1990).  A simple equation of state for non-spherical and associating molecules.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  29(7).  1476-1485.
  • Donohue M, Hoy KL (1990).  Supercritical fluid spray technology. An emission control technology for the future.  Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, American Chemical Society.  31(1).  679-680.
  • Donohue M, Katz J (1990).  Nucleation with Simultaneous Chemical Reaction.  High Temperature Science.  27.  97-106.
  • Clark AB, Donohue M, Kim CH, Vimalchand P (1989).  High-pressure binary phase equilibria of aromatic hydrocarbons with carbon dioxide and ethane.  Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data.  34(4).  391-395.
  • Donohue M, Vimalchand P (1989).  Comparison of equations of state for chain molecules.  The Journal of Physical Chemistry.  93(10).  4355-4360.
  • Donohue M, Walsh JM (1989).  Hydrogen bonding in entrainer cosolvent mixtures: a parametric analysis.  Fluid phase equilibria.  52.  397-404.
  • Donohue M, Ikonomou GD, Vimalchand P (1988).  Correlation of equation of state parameters for the associated perturbed anisotropic chain theory.  Fluid phase equilibria.  43(2).  121-135.
  • Donohue M, Ikonomou GD (1988).  Extension of the associated perturbed anisotropic chain theory to mixtures with more than one associating component.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  39(2).  129-159.
  • Donohue M, Vimalchand P (1988).  The perturbed-hard-chain theory. Extensions and applications.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  40(1).  185-211.
  • Donohue M, Jin G (1988).  An equation of state for electrolyte solutions. 1. Aqueous systems containing strong electrolytes.  Industrial & engineering chemistry research.  27(6).  1073-1084.
  • Chiang P, Donohue M (1988).  A kinetic approach to crystallization from ionic solution: I. Crystal Growth.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  122(1).  230-250.
  • Chiang P, Donohue M (1988).  The effect of complex ions on crystal nucleation and growth.  Journal of colloid and interface science.  126(2).  579-591.
  • Donohue M, Ikonomou GD (1987).  COMPACT: a simple equation of state for associated molecules.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  33(1).  61-90.
  • Donohue M, Morris WO, Vimalchand P (1987).  The perturbed-soft-chain theory: An equation of state based on the Lennard-Jones potential.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  32(2).  103-115.
  • Donohue M, Ikonomou GD, Walsh JM (1987).  Supercritical phase behavior: the entrainer effect.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  33(3).  295-314.
  • Donohue M, Mart CJ, Papadopoulos KD (1986).  Application of perturbed-hard-chain theory to solid-supercritical-fluid equilibria modeling.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Process Design and Development.  25(2).  394-402.
  • Donohue M, Jin G, Walsh JM (1986).  A group-contribution correlation for predicting thermodynamic properties with the Perturbed-Soft-Chain Theory.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  31(2).  123-146.
  • Donohue M, Kim C, Vimalchand P (1986).  Vapor-liquid equilibria for binary mixtures of carbon dioxide with benzene, toluene and p-xylene.  Fluid Phase Equilibria.  31(3).  299-311.
  • Donohue M, Morris WO (1985).  Vapor-liquid equilibria in mixtures containing carbon dioxide, toluene, and 1-methylnaphthalene.  Journal of chemical and engineering data.  30(3).  259-263.
  • Donohue M, Vimalchand P (1985).  Thermodynamics of quadrupolar molecules: the perturbed-anisotropic-chain theory.  Industrial & engineering chemistry fundamentals.  24(2).  246-257.
  • Connally KG, Donohue M, Shah DM, Venkatachalam V (1985).  Henry's Constants for C5 to C9 Hydrocarbons in C10 and Larger Hydrocarbons.  Industrial & engineering chemistry fundamentals.  24(2).  241-246.
  • CHR1STOV C, COLE R, CORDIEZ J, CZAKO-NAGY I, CZANDERNA A, DAS KANUNGO J, DAVIS EJ, DILL LH, Donohue M, HUBBARD A, others (1982).  HALL, DG, 41 Ho, Kuo CHUAN, 413 HOEBREGS, HUBERT, 597.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.  85(2).
  • Donohue M, Katz J (1982).  Nucleation with simultaneous chemical reaction.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.  85(1).  267-277.
  • Donohue M, Katz J (1979).  A kinetic approach to homogeneous nucleation theory.  Advances in Chemical Physics, edited by I. Prigogine and SA Rice.  40.  137-155.
  • Donohue M, Prausnitz JM (1975).  Combinatorial entropy of mixing molecules that differ in size and shape. A simple approximation for binary and multicomponent mixtures.  Canadian Journal of Chemistry.  53(11).  1586-1592.
  • Donohue M, Jarvis TJ, Katz J (1975).  Bubble nucleation mechanisms of liquid droplets superheated in other liquids.  Journal of Colloid and Interface Science.  50(2).  359-368.
  • Donohue M, Prausnitz J (1977).  Statistical thermodynamics of solutions in natural gas and petroleum refining.  Gas Processors Association.
Other Publications
  • Donohue M (2006).  Prediction of Thermodynamic Properties of Complex Fluids.  The Johns Hopkins University.
  • Donohue M (2003).  Supercritical Fluid Spray Application Process for Adhesives and Primers.  DTIC Document.
  • Donohue M, Jin G, Loehe JR, Naiman D (1990).  Statistically designed study of the variables and parameters of carbon dioxide equations of state.  Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD (USA).
  • Donohue M (1989).  Prediction of thermodynamic properties of coal derivatives.  Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD (USA). Dept. of Chemical Engineering.
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