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Igor Kutnyakov

Igor Kutnyakov

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Igor Kutnyakov worked 12 years as research scientist at the Scientific Production Association (SPA) “Typhoon,” in Obninsk, Russia. He joined Battelle in 1998 as a visiting scientist. He is a Senior Technician in the Geosciences Group currently, a position he has held since being reclassified from the position of Science and Engineering Associate in 2003. I.Kutnyakov has more than 28 years of experience studying of radionuclide behavior in soil, subsoil, bottom sediment (migration in soil, contaminated soil leaching, transport phenomena, and sorption-desorption processes). Since 2011 he has worked mainly in other groups, supporting such projects as Carbon capture process for post-combustion emissions cleanup, using new generation of CO2 –Binding Organic Liquid(s), CO2-BOL., Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) synthesis, Fast pyrolysis and bio-oil production, and some others.

Research Interests

  • Behavior and fate of radionuclides in soil and sediment
  • Chemical characterization of soils
  • Sorption-desorption studies
  • General laboratory techniques for solid/liquid wet chemistry
  • Behavior of radionuclides in soils (sediments)
  • Data processing
  • Field mapping
  • Soil, water, plant and bottom sediments sampling

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Soil Science, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 1985

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Carpenter D., T. Westover, D.T. Howe, S. Deutch, A. Starace, R. Emerson, and S. Hernandez, et al. 2017. "Catalytic Hydroprocessing of Fast Pyrolysis Oils: Impact of Biomass Feedstock on Process Efficiency." Biomass & Bioenergy 96. PNNL-SA-117747. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.09.012
  • Davidson S.D., K.A. Spies, D. Mei, L. Kovarik, I.V. Kutnyakov, X.S. Li, and V. Dagle, et al. 2017. "Steam Reforming of Acetic Acid over Co-supported Catalysts: Coupling Ketonization for Greater Stability." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5, no. 10:9136-9149. PNNL-SA-125545. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02052

2016

  • Das A.K., V.S. Vemuri, I.V. Kutnyakov, B.P. McGrail, and R.K. Motkuri. 2016. "An Efficient Synthesis Strategy for Metal-Organic Frameworks: Dry-Gel Synthesis of MOF-74 Framework with High Yield and Improved Performance." Scientific Reports 6, no. 28050. PNNL-SA-113461. doi:10.1038/srep28050

2015

  • Howe D.T., T. Westover, D. Carpenter, D.M. Santosa, R. Emerson, S. Deutch, and A. Starace, et al. 2015. "Field-to-Fuel Performance Testing of Lignocellulosic Feedstocks: An Integrated Study of the Fast Pyrolysis/Hydrotreating Pathway." Energy and Fuels 29, no. 5:3188-3197. PNNL-SA-108317. doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b00304

2013

  • Koech P.K., J. Zhang, I.V. Kutnyakov, L. Cosimbescu, S. Lee, M.E. Bowden, and T.D. Smurthwaite, et al. 2013. "Low viscosity alkanolguanidine and alkanolamidine liquids for CO2 capture." RSC Advances 3, no. 2:556 - 572. PNWD-SA-10043. doi:10.1039/C2RA22801G
  • Mathias P.M., K. Afshar, F. Zheng, M.D. Bearden, C.J. Freeman, T. Andrea, and P.K. Koech, et al. 2013. "Improving the Regeneration of CO2-Binding Organic Liquids with a Polarity Change." Energy and Environmental Science 6, no. 7:2233-2242. PNNL-SA-94359. doi:10.1039/C3EE41016A
  • Zhang J., I.V. Kutnyakov, P.K. Koech, A. Zwoster, C.J. Howard, F. Zheng, and C.J. Freeman, et al. 2013. "CO2-Binding-Organic-Liquids-Enhanced CO2 Capture using Polarity-Swing-Assisted Regeneration." Energy Procedia 37. PNNL-SA-91349. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2013.05.113

2012

  • Peretyazhko T., J.M. Zachara, R.K. Kukkadapu, S.M. Heald, I.V. Kutnyakov, C.T. Resch, and B.W. Arey, et al. 2012. "Pertechnetate (TcO4-) reduction by reactive ferrous iron forms in naturally anoxic, redox transition zone sediments from the Hanford Site, USA." Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 92. PNNL-SA-84692.

2009

  • Um W., M.J. Truex, M.M. Valenta, C. Iovin, I.V. Kutnyakov, H. Chang, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2009. Characterization of Sediments from the Soil Desiccation Pilot Test (SDPT) Site in the BC Cribs and Trenches Area. PNNL-18800. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2008

  • Brown C.F., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, D.G. Horton, D.C. Lanigan, R.E. Clayton, and M.M. Valenta, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments Below the C Tank Farm: Borehole C4297 and RCRA Borehole 299-E27-22. PNNL-15503 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Brown C.F., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, M.M. Valenta, D.C. Lanigan, T.S. Vickerman, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments from C Waste Management Area: Investigation of the C-152 Transfer Line Leak. PNNL-15617 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Brown C.F., R.J. Serne, H.T. Schaef, B.A. Williams, M.M. Valenta, V.L. Legore, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2008. Investigation of Accelerated Casing Corrosion in Two Wells at Waste Management Area A-AX. PNNL-15141 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Lindenmeier C.W., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, G.W. Gee, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: RCRA Borehole 299-E33-338 Located Near the B-BX-BY Waste Management Area. PNNL-14121 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, D.C. Lanigan, G.W. Gee, C.W. Lindenmeier, R.E. Clayton, and V.L. Legore, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 299-W23-19 [SX-115] in the S-SX Waste Management Area. PNNL-13757-2 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, D.G. Horton, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, M.J. Lindberg, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments Below the TX Tank Farm: Boreholes C3830, C3831, C3832 and RCRA Borehole 299-W10-27. PNNL-14594 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, D.G. Horton, D.C. Lanigan, H.T. Schaef, C.W. Lindenmeier, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments Below the T Tank Farm: Boreholes C4104, C4105, 299-W10-196, and RCRA Borehole 299-W11-39. PNNL-14849 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, H.T. Schaef, B.A. Williams, D.C. Lanigan, D.G. Horton, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Uncontaminated RCRA Borehole Core Samples and Composite Samples. PNNL-13757-1 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., G.V. Last, G.W. Gee, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 299-E33-45 Near BX-102 in the B-BX-BY Waste Management Area. PNNL-14083 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., G.V. Last, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, C.C. Ainsworth, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 41-09-39 in the S-SX Waste Management Area. PNNL-13757-3 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., G.V. Last, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, C.C. Ainsworth, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2008. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Slant Borehole SX-108 in the S-SX Waste Management Area. PNNL 13757-4 Rev. 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2007

  • Brown C.F., J.P. Icenhower, W. Um, B.N. Bjornstad, M.M. Valenta, C. Iovin, and D.C. Lanigan, et al. 2007. Characterization of Direct-Push Vadose Zone Sediments from the 241-B and 241-BX Tank Farms. PNNL-17162. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Brown C.F., M.M. Valenta, R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, D.C. Lanigan, C. Iovin, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2007. Characterization of Direct Push Vadose Zone Sediments from the 241-U Single-Shell Tank Farm. PNNL-17163. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Brown C.F., M.M. Valenta, R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, D.C. Lanigan, C. Iovin, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2007. Characterization of Direct Push Vadose Zone Sediments from the T and TY Waste Management Areas. PNNL-16649. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2006

  • Brown C.F., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, D.G. Horton, D.C. Lanigan, R.E. Clayton, and M.M. Valenta, et al. 2006. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments Below the C Tank Farm: Borehole C4297 and RCRA Borehole 299-E27-22. PNNL-15503. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2005

  • Brown C.F., R.J. Serne, H.T. Schaef, B.A. Williams, M.M. Valenta, V.L. LeGore, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2005. Investigation of Accelerated Casing Corrosion in Two Wells at Waste Management Area A-AX. PNNL-15141. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Um W., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, H.T. Schaef, C.F. Brown, V.L. Legore, and K.N. Geiszler, et al. 2005. Characterization of 200-UP-1 Aquifer Sediments and Results of Sorption-Desorption Tests Using Spiked Uncontaminated Groundwater. PNNL-15502. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2004

  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, D.G. Horton, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, M.J. Lindberg, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2004. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments Below the T Tank Farm: Boreholes C4104, C4105, 299-W10-196 and RCRA Borehole 299-W11-39. PNNL-14849. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, D.G. Horton, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, M.J. Lindberg, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2004. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediments Below the TX Tank Farm: Probe Holes C3830, C3831, C3832 and 299-W10-27. PNNL-14594. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2003

  • Horton D.G., H.T. Schaef, R.J. Serne, C.F. Brown, M.M. Valenta, T.S. Vickerman, and I.V. Kutnyakov, et al. 2003. Geochemistry of Samples from Borehole C3177(299-E24-21). PNNL-14289. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Lindenmeier C.W., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, G.W. Gee, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2003. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: RCRA Borehole 299-E33-338 Located Near the B-BX-BY Waste Management Area. PNNL-14121. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2002

  • Lindenmeier C.W., R.J. Serne, B.N. Bjornstad, G.V. Last, D.C. Lanigan, M.J. Lindberg, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole C3103 Located in the 216-B-7A Crib Near the B Tank Farm. PNNL-14128. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, G.W. Gee, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, R.G. Mccain, and C.W. Lindenmeier, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 299-E33-46 Near Tank B-110 in the B-BX-BY Waste Management Area. PNNL-14119. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., B.N. Bjornstad, H.T. Schaef, B.A. Williams, D.C. Lanigan, D.G. Horton, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Uncontaminated RCRA Borehole Core Samples and Composite Samples. PNNL-13757-1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., C.J. Cantrell, C.W. Lindenmeier, A.T. Owen, I.V. Kutnyakov, R.D. Orr, and A.R. Felmy. 2002. Radionuclide-Chelating Agent Complexes in Low-Level Radioactive Decontamination Waste; Stability, Adsorption and Transport Potential. NUREG/CR- 6758; PNNL-13774. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., G.V. Last, G.W. Gee, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, and M.J. Lindberg, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 299-E33-45 Near BX-102 in the B-BX-BY Waste Management Area. PNNL-14083. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., G.V. Last, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, C.C. Ainsworth, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 41-09-39 in the S-SX Waste Management Area. PNNL-13757-3. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., G.V. Last, H.T. Schaef, D.C. Lanigan, C.W. Lindenmeier, C.C. Ainsworth, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Slant Borehole SX-108 in the S-SX Waste Management Area. PNNL-13757-4. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Serne R.J., H.T. Schaef, B.N. Bjornstad, D.C. Lanigan, G.W. Gee, C.W. Lindenmeier, and R.E. Clayton, et al. 2002. Characterization of Vadose Zone Sediment: Borehole 299-W23-19 [SX -115] in the S-SX Waste Management Area. PNNL-13757-2. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2000

  • Kaplan D.I., R.J. Serne, K.E. Parker, and I.V. Kutnyakov. 2000. "Iodide sorption to subsurface sediments and illitic minerals." Environmental Science & Technology 34, no. 3:399-405. PNNL-SA-31686.

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