Michael A. Matthews, Professor and Chair
Adjunct Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Department of Chemical Engineering
University of South Carolina, Columbia 29208
(V) 803.777.0556
(F) 803.777.0973
Michael A. Matthews



  1. Mechanisms of sterilization of B. atrophaeus spores using supercritical carbon dioxide. J. Zhang, M.A. Matthews, C. Gleason, L. Waller, A. Fox, K. Fox, M. Drews, M. Laberge, and Y. An. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, in press. (2006).

  2. Sterilization using high-pressure carbon dioxide - A review. Zhang, J. Davis, T.A., Matthews, M.A., Drews, M.J., LaBerge, M. and An, Y.H. Journal of Supercritical Fluids, in press. (2006)

  3. Effects of sterlization on implant mechanical property and biocompatibility - A concise review. An, Y.H., Alvi, F.I., Kang, Q. Drews, M.J., LaBerge, M., Zhang, J., Matthews, M.A., and Arciola, C.R. Int. J. Artificial Organs. 28, 1126-1137. (2005)

  4. Sterilizing Bacillus pumilus spores using supercritical carbon dioxide. Zhang, J., Burrows, S., Matthews, M.A., Drews, M.J., LaBerge, M., and An, Y.H. Journal of Microbiological Metheds, accepted. (2005)

  5. Identification of marker proteins for B. anthracis using MALDI-TOF MS and ion trap MS-MS after direct extraction of electrophoretic separation. Stump, M.J., Black, G., Fox, A., Fox, K.F., Turick, C.E., and Matthews, M.A. J. Separation Science, 29(14), 1642-1647. (2005)

  6. Characterizing Discourse Among Undergraduate Researchers in an Inquiry-Based Community of Practice. Donath, L., Spray, R., Thompson, N.S., Alford, E.M., Craig, N., and Matthews, M.A. Journal of Engineering Education, 94(4), 403-417. (2005)

  7. Integrating Undergraduate Research into Engineering Education: A Communications Approach to Holistic Education. Thompson, N.S., Alford, E.M., Johnson, R., Liao, Cl, and Matthews, M.A. Journal of Engineering Education, 94(3). (2005)

  8. Diffusion Coefficients of Methyl Orange in Dense Carbon Dioxide with the Micelle-forming Surfactant Dehypon Ls-54, James M. Becnel and Michael A. Matthews. J. Chem. Eng. Data, 48(6), 1413-1417 (2003).

  9. Equilibrium and Kinetics Properties of p-Dichlorobenzene and Toluene on Silica Gel in Dense CO2 by Chromatography Analysis, Xiaoning Yang and Michael A. Matthews, Chemical Engineering Journal, 93, 163-172 (2003).

  10. Supercritical Fluid Process for Removal of Polychlorinated Biphenyl from DOE Job Control Waste, Jun Li, Thomas A. Davis and Michael A. Matthews, Environmental Progress, 22(1), 7-13, (2003).

  11. Supercritical Fluid Extraction of 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene from Job Control Waste, Jun Li, Thomas Davis and Michael A. Matthews. Sep. Science Tech., 38(12-13), 2979-2993 (2003).

  12. Superoxide Electrochemistry in an Ionic Liquid,   I. M. AlNashef, M. L. Leonard, M. A. Matthews and J. W. Weidner, I&EC Research, 41 (18), 4475-4478 (2002).

  13. Green Electrochemistry: Opportunities and Challenges, M. A. Matthews, Pure Appl. Chem., 73(8),  1305-1308 (2001).

  14. Electrochemical Generation of Superoxide in  Ionic Liquids, I. M. AlNashef,  M. L. Leonard, M. C. Kittle, M. A. Matthews and J. W. Weidner. Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, 4(11), D16-D18, 2001.

  15. Role of Attractive Forces in Self-Diffusion and Mutual Diffusion in Dense Simple Fluids and Real Substances, J. V. de Oliveira, F. W. Tavares, X. N. Yang, Luiz A. F. Coelho and M. A. Matthews.  Fluid Phase Equilibria , 194-197, pp. 1131-1140  2002.

  16. Prevention of Photoresist Pattern Collapse by Using Liquid Carbon Dioxide, Y. Jincao and M. A. Matthews, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 40(4), 5858-5860, 2001.

  17. Diffusion of Chelating Agents in CO2 and a Predictive Approach for Diffusion Coefficients, X. Yang and Michael A. Matthews, J. Chem. Eng. Data.  46, 588-595 (2001).

  18. Effect of Pressure on the Static Forces of Particulate Removal, J. Becnel and M. A. Matthews, I&EC Research, 39(12), 4481-4486, 2000.

  19. Diffusion of Organic Solutes in Aqueous Surfactant Solutions, X. Yang and M.A. Matthews, J. Colloid Interface Sci, 229, 53-61, 2000.

  20. Near-Critical Behavior of Mutual Diffusion Coefficients for Five Solutes in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, X. Yang, L. A. F. Coelho, and M. A. Matthews, I&EC Research, 39(8), 3059-3068, 2000.

  21. Diffusion Coefficients of Model Contaminants in Dense CO2, H. Fu and M. A. Matthews, J. Supercritical Fluids, 18(2), 141-155, 2000.

  22. Production of Hydrogen from Chemical Hydrides via Hydrolysis with Steam, R. Aiello, J. H. Sharp,  and M. A. Matthews, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 24(12), 1123-1130, 1999.

  23. Separation Processes for Recovering Alloy Steels from Grinding Sludge: Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction and aqueous cleaning, H. Fu and M.A. Matthews, Separation Science and Technology, 34 (6&7), 1411-1427, 1999.

  24. Production of Hydrogen Gas from Novel Chemical Hydrides, R. Aiello, M. A. Matthews,  D. L. Reger and J. E. Collins, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy,  23(12), 1103-1108, 1998.

  25. Thermodynamic Considerations of the Reversible Potential for the Nickel Electrode.  M. Jain, A. L. Elmore, M.A. Matthews and J. W. Weidner, Electrochemica Acta, 43 (18), 2649-2660, 1998.

  26. Comparison Between Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction and Aqueous Surfactant Washing of an Oily Machining Waste, H. Fu and M. A. Matthews, J. Hazardous Material,  B67, 197-213, 1999.

  27. The Thermal Characterization of Novel Complex Hydrides, J. E. Stearns, M. A. Matthews, D. L. Reger and J. E. Collins,  Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 23(6), 469-474, 1998.

  28. Recycling Steel from Grinding Swarf, H. Fu, M. A. Matthews and L. S. Warner, Waste Management, 18, 321-329, 1998.

  29. Stabilization of Lithium Borohydride with Nitrogen Donor Chelate Ligands, D. L. Reger, J. E. Collins, M. A. Matthews, A. L. Rheingold, L. M. Liable-Sands and L. A. Guzei, Inorganic Chemistry,  36, 6266, 1997.

  30. Influence of Adsorption on the Measurement of Diffusion Coefficient by Taylor Dispersion, B. L. Hamilton, G. Madras, and M. A. Matthews. Int. J. Thermophysics, 17(2), 373-389, 1996.

  31. Tracer Diffusion in Systems Exhibiting Enhanced Local Composition. S. A. Winters, C. Denault, L. T. Nguyen and M. A. Matthews. Fluid Phase Equilibria, 117, 373-377, 1996.

  32. Effect of Beef Packaging Method on Volatile Compounds Developed by Roasting or Microwave Cooking, M. ‑F. King, M. A. Matthews, D. C. Rule and R. A. Field, J. Ag. Food Chem., 43, 773-778, 1995.

  33. Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium Measurements with Semi-continuous Mixtures, M. A. Matthews, F. Li, B. F. Towler and D. A. Bell, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 111, 101-111, 1995.

  34. An Equation-Of-State Based Reservoir Model Incorporating Continuous-Mixture Thermodynamics, D. S. Chakravarty and M. A. Matthews, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 33(8), 1962-1970, 1994.

  35. A Unit on Acid Rain in a High School Outreach Program, M. A. Matthews and J. Marsh. Chemical Engineering Education, 27(3), 210‑215, 1993.

  36. Isolation and Identification of Volatiles in Raw Beef with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Extraction, M. ‑F. King, B. L. Hamilton, M. A. Matthews, D. C. Rule and R. A. Field, J. Ag. Food Chem., 41, 1974-1981, 1993.

  37. Measurement and Modeling of Phase Equilibria with Synthetic Multicomponent Mixtures, C. P. Angelos, S. Bhagwat and M. A. Matthews, Fluid Phase Equilibria, 72, 189‑209, 1992.

  38. Continuous‑Mixture VLE Computations Based on True Boiling Point Distillations, H. W. Haynes, Jr. and M. A. Matthews, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 30(8), 1911‑1915, 1991.

  39. Diffusion in Supercritical Mixtures: CO2 + Cosolvent + Solute, S. A. Smith, V. Shenai and M. A. Matthews, J.  Supercritical Fluids, 3(4), 175‑179, 1991.

  40. A Comparison of Three Models for the Diffusion of Oxygen in Electrolyte Solutions, M. T. Holtzapple, P. T. Eubank and M. A. Matthews, Biotech. and Bioeng., 34, 964‑970, 1989.

  41. Application of Rough Hard Sphere Theory to Diffusion in n‑Alkanes, C. Erkey, J. B. Rodden, M. A. Matthews and A. Akgerman, Int. J. Thermophys., 10, 953‑962, 1989.

  42. Diffusion Coefficients for Methanol and Isopropanol in Water, M. A. Matthews and A. Akgerman, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 33, 122‑123, 1988.

  43. A New Method for Measuring Fluid Densities Using the Taylor Dispersion Experiment. M. A. Matthews and A. Akgerman, Int. J. Thermophys., 8, 363‑373, 1987.

  44. Diffusion Coefficients for Binary Alkane Mixtures at Temperatures to 573 K and Pressures to 3.5 Mpa, M. A. Matthews and A. Akgerman, AIChE J., 33, 881‑885, 1987.

  45. High Temperature Diffusion, Viscosity, and Density Measurements in n‑Hexadecane, M. A. Matthews, J. B. Rodden, and A. Akgerman, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 32, 317‑319, 1987.

  46. High Temperature Diffusion of Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, and Carbon Dioxide in n-Heptane, n-Dodecane, and n-Hexadecane, M. A. Matthews, J. B. Rodden and A. Akgerman, J. Chem. Eng. Data, 32, 319‑322, 1987.

  47. Hard Sphere Theory for Correlation of Tracer Diffusion of Gases and Liquids in n‑Alkanes, M. A. Matthews and A. Akgerman, J. Chem. Phys., 87, 2285‑2291, 1987.

  48. Activation of Stainless Steel for CO Hydrogenation. M. A. Matthews and R. G. Anthony, Chem. Eng. Comm., 52, 53‑60, 1987.

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