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Ga/ZSM-5 Catalyst Improves Hydrocarbon Yields and Increases Alkene Selectivity During Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Co-Fed Hydrogen 2020 K. Iisa, Y. Kim, K. A. Orton, D. J. Robichaud, R. Katahira, M. J. Watson, E. C. Wegener, M. R. Nimlos, J. A. Schaidle, C. Mukarakate, S. Kim Green Chemistry
Isotopic Studies for Tracking Biogenic Carbon During Co-Processing of Biomass and Vacuum Gas Oil 2020 C. Mukarakate, K. Orton, Y. Kim, S. Dell'Orco, C. A. Farberow, S. Kim, M. J. Watson, R. M. Baldwin, K. A. Magrini ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
Detailed Oil Compositional Analysis Enables Evaluation of Impact of Temperature and Biomass-to-Catalyst Ratio on ex Situ Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Pine Vapors over ZSM-5 2020 H. Patel, N. Hao, K. Iisa, R. J. French, K. A. Orton, C. Mukarakate, A. J. Ragauskas, M. R. Nimlos ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
An Exceptionally Mild and Scalable Solution-Phase Synthesis of Molybdenum Carbide Nanoparticles for Thermocatalytic CO2 Hydrogenation 2020 F. G. Baddour, E. J. Roberts, A. T. To, L. Wang, S. E. Habas, D. A. Ruddy, N. M. Bedford, J. Wright, C. P. Nash, J. A. Schaidle, R. L. Brutchey, N. Malmstadt Journal of the American Chemical Society
Hierarchically Structured CeO2 Catalyst Particles from Nanocellulose/Alignate Templates for Upgrading of Fast Pyrolysis Vapors 2019 K. Moyer, D. R. Conklin, C. Mukarakate, D. R. Vardon, M. R. Nimlos, P. N. Ciesielski Frontiers in Chemistry
Performance-Advantaged Ether Diesel Bioblendstock Production by a priori Design 2019 N. A. Huq, X. Huo, G. R. Hafenstine, S. M. Tifft, J. Stunkel, E. D. Christensen, G. M. Fioroni, L. Fouts, R. L. McCormick, P. A. Cherry, C. S. McEnally, L. D. Pfefferle, M. R. Wiatrowski, P. T. Benavides, M. J. Biddy, R. M. Connatser, M. D. Kass, T. L. Alleman, P. C. St. John, S. Kim, D. R. Vardon Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Tailoring Diesel Bioblendstock from Integrated Catalytic Upgrading of Carboxylic Acids: A "Fuel Property First" Approach 2019 X. Huo, N. A. Huq, J. Stunkel, N. S. Cleveland, A. K. Starace, A. E. Settle, A. M. York, R. S. Nelson, D. G. Brandner, L. Fouts, P. C. St. John, E. D. Christensen, J. Luecke, J. H. Mack, C. S. McEnally, P. A. Cherry, L. D. Pfefferle, T. J. Strathmann, D. Salvachúa, S. Kim, R. L. McCormick, G. T. Beckham, D. R. Vardon Green Chemistry
Inverse Bimetallic RuSn Catalyst for Selective Carboxylic Acid Reduction 2019 V. Vorotnikov, T. R. Eaton, A. E. Settle, K. Orton, E. C. Wegener, C. Yang, J. T. Miller, G. T. Beckham, D. R. Vardon ACS Catalysis
Understanding Zeolite Deactivation by Sulphur Poisoning During Direct Olefin Upgrading 2019 J. Harrhy, A. Wang, J. Jarvis, P. He, S. Meng, M. Yung, L. Liu, H. Song Communications Chemistry
Enhanced Catalyst Durability for Biobased Adipic Acid Production 2019 A. E. Settle, N. S. Cleveland, C. Farberow, D. Conklin, X. Huo, A. Dameron, R. W. Tracy, R. Sarkar, E. J. Kautz, A. Devaraj, K. K. Ramasamy, M .J. Watson, A. M. York, R. M. Richards, K. A. Unocic, G. T. Beckham, M. B. Griffin, K. E. Hurst, E. C. D. Tan, S. T. Christensen, D. R. Vardon Joule
Single‐Step Conversion of Methyl Ethyl Ketone to Olefins over ZnxZryOz Catalysts in Water 2019 V. L. Dagle, R. A. Dagle, L. Kovarik, F. Baddour, S. E. Habas, R. Elander ChemCatChem
Methanol to High-Octane Gasoline within a Market-Responsive Biorefinery Concept Enabled by Catalysis 2019 D. A. Ruddy, J. E. Hensley, C. P. Nash, E. C. D. Tan, E. Christensen, C. A. Farberow, F. G. Baddour, K. M. Van Allsburg, J. A. Schaidle Nature Catalysis
Vapor-Phase Stabilization of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors Using Mixed-Metal Oxide Catalysts 2019 C. W. Edmunds, C. Mukarakate, M. Xu, Y. N. Regmi, C. Hamilton, J. A. Schaidle, N. Labbé, S. C. Chmely ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
Growing the Bioeconomy through Catalysis: A Review of Recent Advancements in the Production of Fuels and Chemicals from Syngas-Derived Oxygenates 2019 R. G. Grim, A. T. To, C. A. Farberow, J. E. Hensley, D. A. Ruddy, J. A. Schaidle ACS Catalysis
High-Octane Gasoline from Biomass: Experimental, Economic, and Environmental Assessment 2019 D. P. Dupuis, R. G. Grim, E. Nelson, E. C. D. Tan, D. A. Ruddy, S. Hernandez, T. Westover, J. E. Hensley, D. Carpenter Applied Energy
Controlled Design of Phase- and Size-Tunable Monodisperse Ni2P Nanoparticles in a Phosphonium-Based Ionic Liquid through Response Surface Methodology 2019 L. Mora-Tamez, G. Barim, C. Downes, E. M. Williamson, S. E. Habas, R. L. Brutchey Chemistry of Materials
Phosphonic Acid Modifiers for Enhancing Selective Hydrodeoxygenation over Pt Catalysts: The Role of the Catalyst Support 2019 P. D. Coan, M. B. Griffin, P. N.Ciesielski, J. W. Medlin Journal of Catalysis
Driving Towards Cost-Competitive Biofuels through Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis by Rethinking Catalyst Selection and Reactor Configuration 2018 M. B. Griffin, K. Iisa, H. Wang, A. Dutta, K. A. Orton, R. J. French, D. M. Santosa, N. Wilson, E. Christensen, C. Nash, K. M. Van Allsburg, F. G. Baddour, D. A. Ruddy, E. C. D. Tan, H. Cai, C. Mukarakate, J. A. Schaidle Energy & Environmental Science
Hydrotreating of Model Mixtures and Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis Oils over Pd/C 2018 R. J. French, K. A. Orton, K. Iisa Energy & Fuels
Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis with Metal-Modified ZSM-5 Catalysts in Inert and Hydrogen Atmospheres 2018 A. R. Stanton, K. Iisa, M. M. Yung, K. A. Magrini Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis
Estimating Precommercial Heterogeneous Catalyst Price: A Simple Step-Based Method 2018 F. G. Baddour, L. Snowden-Swan, J. D. Super, K. M. Van Allsburg Organic Process Research & Development
Role of Biopolymers in the Deactivation of ZSM-5 during Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass 2018 A. Stanton, K. Iisa, C. Mukarakate, M. Nimlos ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
Advancing Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis through Integrated Multiscale Modeling and Experimentation: Challenges, Progress, and Perspectives 2018 P. Ciesielski, M. B. Pecha, V. S. Bharadwaj, C. Mukarakate, J. Leong, B. Kappes, M. F. Crowley, S. Kim, T. D. Foust, M. R. Nimlos WIREs Energy Environment
Enhancing Cooperativity in Bifunctional Acid-Pd Catalysts with Carboxylic Acid-Functionalized Organic Monolayers 2018 P. D. Coan, L. D. Ellis, M. B. Griffin, D. K. Schwartz, J. W. Medlin Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Restoring ZSM-5 Performance for Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: Effect of Regeneration Temperature 2018 M. M. Yung, A. K. Starace, M. B. Griffin, J. D. Wells, R. E. Patalano, K. R. Smith, J. A. Schaidle Catalysis Today
Catalytic Upgrading of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors and Model Compounds Using Niobia Supported Pd Catalyst 2018 C. A. Teles, P. M. de Souza, R. C. Rabelo-Neto, M. B. Griffin, C. Mukarakate, K. A. Orton, D. E. Resasco, F. B. Noronha Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
Consideration of the Aluminum Distribution in Zeolites in Theoretical and Experimental Catalysis Research 2018 B. C. Knott, C. T. Nimlos, D. J. Robichaud, M. R. Nimlos, S. Kim, R. Gounder ACS Catalysis
Thermodynamic Stability of Molybdenum Oxycarbides Formed from Orthorhombic Mo2C in Oxygen-Rich Environments 2018 S. R. J. Likith, C. A. Farberow, S. Manna, A. Abdulslam, V. Stevanović, D. A. Ruddy, J. A. Schaidle, D. J. Robichaud, C. V. Ciobanu Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Improving Biomass Pyrolysis Economics by Integrating Vapor and Liquid Phase Upgrading 2018 K. Iisa, D. J. Robichaud, M. J. Watson, J. ten Dam, A. Dutta, C. Mukarakate, S. Kim, M. R. Nimlos, R. M. Baldwin Green Chemistry
Characterization and Catalytic Upgrading of Aqueous Stream Carbon from Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass 2017 A. K. Starace, B. A. Black, D. D. Lee, E. C. Palmiotti, K. A. Orton, W. E. Michener, J. ten Dam, M. J. Watson, G. T. Beckham, K. A. Magrini, C. Mukarakate ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
Late-Transition-Metal-Modified β‐Mo2C Catalysts for Enhanced Hydrogenation during Guaiacol Deoxygenation 2017 F. G. Baddour, V. A. Witte, C. P. Nash, M. B. Griffin, D. A. Ruddy, J. A. Schaidle ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering
Conversion of Methane into Methanol and Ethanol over Nickel Oxide on Ceria–Zirconia Catalysts in a Single Reactor 2017 C. Okolie, Y. F. Belhseine, Y. Lyu, M. M. Yung, M. H. Engelhard, L. Kovarik, E. Stavitski, C. Sievers Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Characterization of Upgraded Fast Pyrolysis Oak Oil Distillate Fractions from Sulfided and Non-Sulfided Catalytic Hydrotreating 2017 M. V. Olarte, A. B.Padmaperuma, J. R. Ferrell, E. D.Christensen, R. T. Hallen, R. B. Lucke, S. D. Burton, T. L. Lemmon, M. S. Swita, G. Fioroni, D. C. Elliott, C. Drennan Fuel
Transitioning Rationally Designed Catalytic Materials to Real “Working” Catalysts Produced at Commercial Scale: Nanoparticle Material 2017 J. Schaidle, S. Habas, F. Baddour, C. Farberow, D. Ruddy, J. Hensley, R. Brutchey, N. Malmstadt, H. Robota Catalysis
Production of Low-Oxygen Bio-Oil via ex situ Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis and Hydrotreating 2017 K. Iisa, R. French, K. Orton, A. Dutta, J. Schaidle Fuel
Methane Upgrading of Acetic Acid as a Model Compound for a Biomass-Derived Liquid over a Modified Zeolite Catalyst 2017 A. Wang, D. Austin, A. Karmakar, G. M. Bernard, V. K. Michaelis, M. M. Yung, H. Zeng, H. Song ACS Catalysis
Role of Pt during Hydrodeoxygenation of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors over Pt/HBEA 2017 M. M.Yung, G. S. Foo, C. Sievers Catalysis Today
Co-Aromatization of Olefin and Methane over Ag-Ga/ZSM-5 Catalyst at Low Temperature 2017 P. He, R. Gatip, M. Yung, H. Zeng, H. Song ACS Catalysis
Deactivation of Multilayered MFI Nanosheet Zeolite during Upgrading of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors 2017 M. Xu, C. Mukarakate, K. Iisa, S. Budhi, M. Menart, M. Davidson, D. J. Robichaud, M. R. Nimlos, B. G. Trewyn, R. M. Richards ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering
Reforming Biomass Derived Pyrolysis Bio-Oil Aqueous Phase to Fuels 2017 C. Mukarakate, R. J. Evans, S. Deutch, T. Evans, A. K. Starace, J. ten Dam, M. J. Watson, K. Magrini Energy & Fuels
Exploring Low-Temperature Dehydrogenation at Ionic Cu Sites in Beta Zeolite To Enable Alkane Recycle in Dimethyl Ether Homologation 2017 C. A. Farberow, S. Cheah, S. Kim, J. T. Miller, J. R. Gallagher, J. E. Hensley, J. A. Schaidle, D. A. Ruddy ACS Catalysis
An Investigation into Support Cooperativity for the Deoxygenation of Guaiacol over Nanoparticle Ni and Rh2P 2017 M. B. Griffin, F. G. Baddour, S. E. Habas, C. P. Nash, D. A. Ruddy, J. A. Schaidle Catalysis Science & Technology
High-Throughput Continuous Flow Synthesis of Nickel Nanoparticles for the Cataytic Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol 2017 E. J. Roberts, S. E. Habas, L. Wang, D. A. Ruddy, E. A. White, F. G. Baddour, M. B. Griffin, J. A. Schaidle, N. Malmstadt, R. L. Brutchey ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering
Diffusion of Biomass Pyrolysis Products in H-ZSM-5 by Molecular Dynamics Simulations 2017 L. Bu, M. R. Nimlos, D. J. Robichaud, S. Kim Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Temperature-Programmed Deoxygenation of Acetic Acid on Molybdenum Carbide Catalysts 2017 C. P. Nash, C. A. Farberow, J. E. Hensley Journal of Visualized Experiments
Effects of Thermal Pretreatment and Catalyst on Biomass Gasification Efficiency and Syngas Composition 2016 S. Cheah, W. S. Jablonski, J. L. Olstad, D. L. Carpenter, K. D. Barthelemy, D. J. Robichaud, J. C. Andrews, S. K. Black, M. D. Oddo, T. L. Westoverc Green Chemistry
Reactions of Mixture of Oxygenates Found in Pyrolysis Vapors: Deoxygenation of Hydroxyacetaldehyde and Guaiacol Catalyzed by HZSM-5 2016 S. Cheah, A. K. Starace, E. Gjersing, S. Bernier, S. Deutch Topics in Catalysis
Biomass Catalytic Pyrolysis on Ni/ZSM-5: Effects of Nickel Pretreatment and Loading 2016 M. M. Yung, A. K. Starace, C. Mukarakate, A. M. Crow, M. A. Leshnov, K. A. Magrini Energy & Fuels
Multi-Scale Evaluation of Catalytic Upgrading of Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors on Ni- and Ga-Modified ZSM-5 2016 M. M. Yung, A. R. Stanton, K. Iisa, R. J. French, K. A. Orton, K. A. Magrini Energy & Fuels
In-situ and ex-situ Catalytic Pyrolysis of Pine in a Bench-Scale Fluidized Bed Reactor System 2016 K. Iisa, R. J. French, K. A. Orton, M. M. Yung, D. K. Johnson, J. Ten Dam, M. J. Watson, M. R. Nimlos Energy & Fuels
Steric Effect and Evolution of Surface Species in the Hydrodeoxygenation of Bio-oil Model Compounds over Pt/HBEA 2016 G. S. Foo, A. K. Rogers, M. M. Yung, C. Sievers ACS Catalysis
Catalytic Co-Aromatization of Ethanol and Methane 2016 A. Wang, P. He, M. Yung, H. Zeng, H. Qian, H. Song Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
Oxygen Vacancy Formation Characteristics in the Bulk and across Different Surface Terminations of La(1-x)SrxFe(1-y)CoyO(3-δ) Perovskite Oxides for CO2 Conversion 2016 D. Maiti, Y. A. Daza, M. M. Yung, J. N. Kuhn, V. R. Bhethanabotla Journal of Materials Chemistry A
Effect of ZSM-5 Acidity on Aromatic Product Selectivity During Upgrading of Pine Pyrolysis Vapors 2016 C. Engtrakul, C. Mukarakate, A. K. Starace, K. A. Magrini, A. K. Rogers, M. M. Yung Catalysis Today
Catalytic Pyrolysis of Pine over HZSM-5 with Different Binders 2016 K. Iisa, R. J. French, K. A. Orton, S. Budhi, C. Mukarakate, A. R. Stanton, M. M. Yung, M. R. Nimlos Topics in Catalysis
Biomass Conversion to Produce Hydrocarbon Liquid Fuel via Hot-Vapor Filtered Fast Pyrolysis and Catalytic Hydrotreating 2016 H. Wang, D. C. Elliott, R. J. French, S. Deutch, K. Iisa Journal of Visualized Experiments
Ab Initio Surface Phase Diagrams for Coadsorption of Aromatics and Hydrogen on the Pt(111) Surface 2016 G. A. Ferguson, V. Vorotnikov, N. Wunder, J. Clark, K. Gruchalla, T. Bartholomew, D. J. Robichaud, G. T. Beckham Journal of Physical Chemistry C
Role of the Support and Reaction Conditions on the Vapor-Phase Deoxygenation of m-Cresol over Pt/C and Pt/TiO2 Catalysts 2016 M. B. Griffin, G. A. Ferguson; D. A. Ruddy, M. J. Biddy, G. T. Beckham, J. A. Schaidle ACS Catalysis
Synthesis of α-MoC1-x Nanoparticles Using a Surface-Modified SBA-15 Hard Template and Determination of Structure-Function Relationships in Acetic Acid Deoxygenation 2016 F. G. Baddour, C. P. Nash, J. A. Schaidle, D. A. Ruddy Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Organometallic Model Complexes Elucidate the Active Gallium Species in Alkane Dehydrogenation Catalysts Based on Ligand Effects in Ga K-edge XANES 2016 A. Gestoian, U. Das, J. Bunquin, G. Zhang, J. Gallagher, B. Hu, S. Cheah, J. Schaidle, D. Ruddy, J. Hensley, T. Krause, L. Curtiss, J. Miller, A. Hock Catalysis Science and Technology
Enhanced Hydrodeoxygenation of m-Cresol over Bimetallic Pt-Mo Catalysts through an Oxophilic Metal-Induced Tautomerization Pathway 2016 A. Robinson, G. Ferguson, J. Gallagher, S. Cheah, G. Beckham, J. Schaidle, J. Hensley, J. Medlin ACS Catalysis
Virtual Special Issue on Catalysis at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Laboratories 2016 M. Pruski, A. D. Sadow, I. I. Slowing, C. L. Marshall, P. Stair, J. Rodriguez, A. Harris, G. A. Somorjai, J. Biener, C. Matranga, C. Wang, J. A. Schaidle, G. T. Beckham, D. A. Ruddy, T. Deutsch, S. M. Alia, C. Narula, S. Overbury, T. Toops, R. M. Bullock, C. H. F. Peden, Y. Wang, M. D. Allendorf, J. Nørskov, T. Bligaard ACS Catalysis
Bifunctional Catalysts for Upgrading of Biomass-Derived Oxygenates: A Review 2016 A. M. Robinson, J. E. Hensley, J. W. Medlin ACS Catalysis
Experimental and Computational Investigation of Acetic Acid Deoxygenation over Oxophilic Molybdenum Carbide: Surface Chemistry and Active Site Identity 2016 J. A. Schaidle, J. Blackburn, C. A. Farberow, C. Nash, K. X. Steirer, J. Clark, D. J. Robichaud, D. A. Ruddy ACS Catalysis
A Facile Molecular Precursor Route to Metal Phosphide Nanoparticles and Their Evaluation as Hydrodeoxygenation Catalysts 2016 S. E. Habas, F. G. Baddour, D. A. Ruddy, C. P. Nash, J. Wang, M. Pan, J. E. Hensley, J. A. Schaidle Chemistry of Materials
Mixed Alcohol Dehydration over Brønsted and Lewis Acidic Catalysts 2016 C. Nash, A. Ramanathan, D. Ruddy, M. Yung, M. Behl, E. Gjersing, M. Griffin, H. Zhu, B. Subramaniam, J. Schaidle, J. Hensley Applied Catalysis A: General
Evaluation of Silica-Supported Metal and Metal Phosphide Nanoparticle Catalysts for the Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol under ex situ Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis Conditions 2015 M. B. Griffin, F. G. Baddour, S. E. Habas, D. A. Ruddy, J. A. Schaidle Topics in Catalysis
Synthetic Middle-Distillate-Range Hydrocarbons via Catalytic Dimerization of Branched C6-C8 Olefins derived from Renewable Dimethyl Ether 2015 M. Behl, J. A. Schaidle, E. Christensen, J. E. Hensley Energy & Fuel
Conceptual Process Design and Techno-Economic Assessment of ex situ Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: A Fixed Bed Reactor Implementation Scenario for Future Feasibility 2015 A. Dutta, J. A. Schaidle, D. Humbird, F. G. Baddour, A. Sahir Topics in Catalysis
Conceptual Process Design and Economics for the Production of High-Octane Gasoline Blendstock via Indirect Liquefaction of Biomass through Methanol/Dimethyl Ether Intermediates 2015 E. D. Tan, M. Talmadge, A. Dutta, J. Hensley, L. J. Snowden-Swan, D. Humbird, J. Schaidle, M. Biddy Biofuels, Bioproducts, and Biorefining
Conversion of Dimethyl Ether to 2,2,3-Trimethylbutane over a Cu/BEA Catalyst: Role of Cu Sites in Hydrogen Incorporation 2015 J. A. Schaidle, D. A. Ruddy, S. E. Habas, M. Pan, G. Zhang, J. T. Miller, J. E. Hensley ACS Catalysis
Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: The Reactions of Water and Aromatic Intermediates Produces Phenols 2015 C. Mukarakate, J. D. McBrayer, T. J. Evans, S. Budhi, D. J. Robichaud, K. Iisa, J. ten Dam, M. J. Watson, R. M. Baldwin, M. R. Nimlos Green Chemistry
Catalysis's Role in Bioproducts 2015 K. Magrini-Bair; D. R. Vardon, G. T. Beckham Commercializing Biobased Products: Opportunities, Challenges, Benefits, and Risks
Molybdenum Incorporated Mesoporous Silica Catalyst for Production of Biofuels and Value-added Chemicals via Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis 2015   Green Chemistry
Hydrotreating the Organic Fraction of Biomass Pyrolysis Oil to a Refinery Intermediate 2015 R. J. French, S. K. Black, M. Myers, J. Stunkel, E. Gjersing, K. Iisa Energy & Fuels
Real-Time Monitoring of the Deactivation of HZSM-5 during Upgrading of Pine Pyrolysis Vapors 2014 C. Mukarakate, X. Zhang, A. R. Stanton, D. J. Robichaud, P. N. Ciesielski, K. Malhotra, B. S. Donohoe, E. Gjersing, R. J. Evans, D. S. Heroux, R. Richards, K. Iisa, M. R. Nimlos Green Chemistry
Upgrading Biomass Pyrolysis Vapors over β-Zeolites: Role of Silica-to-Alumina Ratio 2014 C. Mukarakate, M. J. Watson, J. ten Dam, X. Baucherel, S. Budhi, M. M. Yung, H. Ben, K. Iisa, R. M. Baldwin, M. R. Nimlos Green Chemistry
Evaluate Impact of Catalyst Type on Oil Yield and Hydrogen Consumption from Mild Hydrotreating 2014 R. J. French, J. Stunkel, S. Black, M. Myers, M. M. Yung, K. Iisa Energy & Fuels
Recent Advances in Heterogeneous Catalysts for Bio-Oil Upgrading via "ex situ Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis": Catalyst Development through the Study of Model Compounds 2014 D. A. Ruddy, J. A. Schaidle, J. R. Ferrell, J. Wang, L. Moens, J. E. Hensley Green Chemistry
Deactivation and Stability of K-CoMoSx Mixed Alcohol Synthesis Catalysts 2014 J. E. Hensley, S. Pylypenko, D. A.Ruddy Journal of Catalysis
Pilot Scale Production of Mixed Alcohols from Wood 2014 R. L. Bain, K. A. Magrini-Bair, J. E. Hensley, W. S. Jablonski, K. M. Smith, K. R. Gaston, M. M. Yung Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research
Nanoscale Carbide and Nitride Catalysts 2013 A. C. Lausche, J. A. Schaidle, N. Schweitzer, L. T. Thompson Comprehensive Inorganic Chemistry II (Second Edition): From Elements to Applications
Methane Steam Reforming Kinetics on a Ni/Mg/K/Al2O3 Catalyst 2013 A. M. Robinson, M. E. Gin, M. M. Yung Topics in Catalysis
Nickel Cerium Olivine Catalyst for Catalytic Gasification of Biomass 2013 S. Cheah, K. R. Gaston, Y. O. Parent, M. W. Jarvis, T. B. Vinzant, K. M. Smith, N. E. Thornburg, M. R. Nimlos, K. A. Magrini-Bair Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
Catalytic Syngas Purification from Model Biomass Gasification Streams 2013 A. M. Steele, S. Poulston, K. Magrini-Bair, W. Jablonski Catalysis Today
Compositional Analysis and Advanced Distillation Curve for Mixed Alcohols Produced via Syngas on a K-CoMoSx Catalyst 2013 J. E. Hensley, T. M. Lovestead, E. Christensen, A. Dutta, T. J. Bruno, R. McCormick Energy & Fuels
Initial Reduction of the NiO(100) Surface in Hydrogen 2013 Q. Xu, S. Cheah, Y. Zhao The Journal of Chemical Physics
Bench and Pilot Scale Studies of Reaction and Regeneration of Ni-Mg-K/Al2O3 for Catalytic Conditioning of Biomass Derived Syngas 2012 K. A. Magrini-Bair, W. S. Jablonski, Y. O. Parent, M. M. Yung Topics in Catalysis
Thermal Decomposition of Bulk K-CoMoSx Mixed Alcohol Catalyst Precursors and Effects on Catalyst Morphology and Performance 2012 M. J. Menart, J. E. Hensley, K. E.Costelow Applied Catalysis A: General
Current Research on Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory 2012 R. M. Baldwin, K. A. Magrini-Bair, M. R. Nimlos, P. Pepiot, B. S. Donohoe, J. E. Hensley, S. D. Phillips Applied Catalysis B: Environmental
NiW and NiRu Bimetallic Catalysts for Ethylene Steam Reforming: Alternative Mechanisms for Sulfur Resistance 2012 M. Rangan, M. M. Yung, J. W. Medlin Catalysis Letters
Transformation of Sulfur Species during Steam/Air Regeneration on a Ni Biomass Conditioning Catalyst 2012 M. M. Yung, S. Cheah, K. Magrini-Bair, J. N. Kuhn ACS Catalysis
Manganese and Ceria Sorbents for High Temperature Sulfur Removal from Biomass-Derived Syngas – The Impact of Steam on Capacity and Sorption Mode 2012 S. Cheah, Y. O. Parent, W. S. Jablonski, T. Vinzant, J. L. Olstad Fuel
Synthesis of β-Mo2C Thin Films 2011 C. A. Wolden, A. Pickerell, T. Gawai, S. Parks, J. Hensley, J. D. Way ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Experimental and Computational Investigations of Sulfur-Resistant Bimetallic Catalysts for Reforming of Biomass Gasification Products 2011 M. Rangan, M. M. Yung, J. W. Medlin Journal of Catalysis
Regenerable Manganese-Based Sorbent for Clean-Up of Simulated Biomass-Derived Syngas 2011 S. Cheah, J. L. Olstad, W. S. Jablonski, K. A. Magrini-Bair Energy and Fuels
Catalysts and Sorbents for Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass to Renewable Biofuels—Material Development Needs 2011 S. Cheah, S. Czernik, R. M. Baldwin, K. A. Magrini‐Bair, J. E. Hensley Materials Challenges in Alternative and Renewable Energy
Demonstration and Characterization of Ni/Mg/K/AD90 used for Pilot-Scale Conditioning of Biomass-Derived Syngas 2011 M. M. Yung, K. A. Magrini-Bair, Y. O. Parent, D. L. Carpenter, C. J. Feik, K. R. Gaston, M. D. Pomeroy, S. D. Phillips Catalysis Letters
Deactivation Mechanisms of Ni-Based Tar Reforming Catalysts as Monitored by X-ray Absorption Spectroscop 2010 M. M. Yung, J. N. Kuhn Langmuir