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164) K.S. Westendorff, M.J. Hulsey, T.S. Wesley, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Surendranath

Electrically driven proton transfer promotes Brønsted acid catalysis by orders of magnitude

Science (2024) [link|pdf]


163) H. Adamji, I. Kevlishvili, A. Nandy, Y. Román-Leshkov, H.J. Kulik

Large-scale comparison of Fe and Ru polyolefin C-H activation catalysts 

Journal of Catalysis (2024) [link|pdf]


162) K.M. Lodaya, B.Y. Tang, R.P. Bisbey, S. Weng, K.S. Westendorff, W.L. Toh, J. Ryu, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Surendranath

An electrochemical approach for designing thermochemical bimetallic nitrate hydrogenation catalysts 

Nature Catalysis (2024) [link|pdf]


161) M. Chung, J.H. Maalouf, J.S. Adams, C. Jiang, Y. Román-Leshkov, K. Manthiram

Direct propylene epoxidation via water activation over Pd-Pt electrocatalysts 

Science (2024) [link|pdf]


160) D. Skoda, R. Zhu, B. Hanulikova, A. Styskalik, V. Vykoukal, P. Machac, L. Simonikova, I. Kuritka, C. Poleunis, D.P. Debecker, Y. Román-Leshkov

Propylene Metathesis over Molybdenum Silicate Microspheres with Dispersed Active Sites 

ACS Catal. (2023) [link|pdf]


159) D.J. Zheng, M. Gorlin, K. McCormack, J. Kim, J. Peng, H. Xu, X. Ma, J.M. LeBeau, R.A. Fischer, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn

Linker-Dependent Stability of Metal-Hydroxide Organic Frameworks for Oxygen Evolution 

Chem Mater (2023) [link|pdf]


158) H. Adamji, A. Nandy, I. Kevlishvili, Y. Román-Leshkov, H.J. Kulik

Computational Discovery of Stable Metal-Organic Frameworks for Methane-to-Methanol Catalysis 

JACS (2023) [link|pdf]


157) G. Yadav, A. Singh, A. Dutta, T. Uekert, J. DesVeaux, S.R. Nicholson, E.C.D. Tan, C. Mukarakate, J.A. Schaidle, C. Wrasman, A. Carpenter, R. Baldwin, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham

Techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment for catalytic fast pyrolysis of mixed plastic waste 

EES (2023) [link|pdf]


156) Z.J. Berkson, R. Zhu, C. Ehinger, L. Latsch, S.P. Schmid, D. Nater, S. Pollitt, O.V. Safonova, S. Bjorgvinsdottir, A.B. Barnes, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.A. Price, G.J. Sunley, C. Coperet

Active Site Descriptors from 95Mo NMR Signatures of Silica-Supported Mo-Based Olefin Metathesis Catalysis 

JACS (2023) [link|pdf]


155) T.S. Wesley, M.J. Hulsey, K.S. Westendorff, N.B. Lewis, E.J. Crumlin,  Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Surendranath

Metal nanoparticles supported on a nonconductive oxide undergo pH-dependent spontaneous polarizationational process design aids biomolecule-derived ethylene polyamine synthesis 

Chemical Science (2023) [link|pdf]


154) G. Drake, Y. Román-Leshkov

Rational process design aids biomolecule-derived ethylene polyamine synthesis 

Chem Catalysis (2023) [link|pdf]


153) T.Z.H. Gani, Z.J. Berkson, R. Zhu, J.H. Kang, J.R. Di Iorio, K.W. Chan, D.F. Consoli, S.K. Shaikh, C. Coperet, Y. Román-Leshkov

Promoting active site renewal in heterogeneous olefin metathesis catalysts 

Nature (2023) [link|pdf]


152) A.A. Khechfe, T.B.M. Matha, Y. Román-Leshkov

Solvent Polarity and Framework Hydrophobicityof Hf-BEA Zeolites Influence Aldol Addition Rates in Organic Media 

ACS Catalysis (2023) [link|pdf]


151) J.H. Jang, A.R.C. Morais, M. Browning, D.G. Brandner, J.K. Kenny, L.M. Stanley, R.M. Happs, A.S. Kovvali, J.I. Cutler, Y. Román-Leshkov, J.R. Bielenberg, G.T. Beckham

Feedstock-agnostic reductive catalytic fractionation in alcohol and alcohol-water mixtures 

Green Chemistry (2023) [link|pdf]


150) G.G. Facas, D.G. Brandner, J.R. Bussard, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham

Interdependence of Solvent and Catalyst Selection on Low Pressure Hydrogen-Free Reductive Catalytic Fractionation 

ACS Sus Chem Eng (2023) [link|pdf]


149) D. Gohl, P. Paciok, Z. Wang, J.S. Kang, M. Heggen, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Ledendecker

Core-passivation: A concept for stable core-shell nanoparticles in aqueous electrocatalysis 

Nano Select (2023) [link|pdf]


148) J. Peng, J.J. Giner-Sanz, L. Giordano, W.P. Mounfield III, G.M. Leveri, Y. Yu, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn

Design principles for transition metal nitride stability and ammonia generation in acid 

Joule (2023) [link|pdf]


147) J.E. Rorrer, A.M. Ebrahim, Y. Questell-Santiago, J. Zhu, C. Troyano-Valls, A.S. Asundi, A.E. Brenner, S.R. Bare, C.J. Tassone, G.T. Beckham,    Y. Román-Leshkov

Role of Bifunctional Ru/Acid Catalysts in the Selective Hydrocracking of Polyethylene and Polypropylene Waste to Liquid Hydrocarbons 

ACS Catalysis (2022) [link|pdf]


146) K.P. Sullivan, A.Z. Werner, K.J. Ramirez, L.D. Ellis, J.R. Bussard, B.A. Black, D.G. Brandner, F. Bratti, B.L. Buss, X. Dong, S.J. Haugen, M.A. Ingraham, M.O. Konev, W.E. Michener, J. Miscall, I. Pardo, S.P. Woodworth, A.M. Guss,  Y. Román-Leshkov, S.S. Stahl, G.T. Beckham

Mixed plastics waste valorization through tandem chemical oxidation and biological funneling 

Science, 378(6616): 207-211 (2022) [link|pdf]


145) G. Zichittella, A.M. Ebrahim, J. Zhu, A.E. Brenner, G. Drake, G.T. Beckham, S.R. Bare, J.E. Rorrer, Y. Román-Leshkov.

Hydrogenolysis of Polyethylene and Polypropylene into Propane over Cobalt-Based Catalysts 

JACS Au, 2(10): 2259-2268 (2022) [link|pdf]

Note: This paper has since been retracted (Feb 07, 2024). Visit here to read our official retraction statement.


144) M.L. Stone, M.S. Webber, W.P. Mounfield III, D.C. Bell, E. Christensen, A.R.C. Morais, Y. Li, E.M. Anderson, J.S. Heyne, G.T. Beckham, Y. Román-Leshkov.

Continuous hydrodeoxygenation of lignin to jet-range aromatic hydrocarbons 

Joule, 6(10): 2324-2337 (2022) [link|pdf]


143) J.K. Kenny, D.G Brandner, S.R. Neefe, W.E. Michener, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham, J.W. Medlin.

Catalyst choice impacts aromatic monomer yields and selectivity in hydrogen-free reductive catalytic fractionation 

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering (2022) [link|pdf]


142) M.B. Stevens, M. Anand, M.E. Kreider, E.K. Price, J.Z. Zeledon, L. Wang, J. Peng, J.M. Gregoire, J. Hummelshoj, T.F. Jaramillo, H. Jia, J.K. Norskov, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn, B.D. Storey, S.K. Suram, S.B. Torrisi, J.H. Montoya.

New challenges in oxygen reduction catalysis: a consortium retrospective to inform future research 

Energy & Environmental Science, 15: 3775-3794 (2022) [link|pdf]


141) J.H. Jang, D.G Brandner, R.J. Dreiling, A.J. Ringsby, J.R. Bussard, L.M. Stanley, R.M. Happs, A.S. Kovvali, J.I. Cutler, T. Renders, J.R. Bielenberg,  Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham.

Multi-pass flow-through reductive catalytic fractionation 

Joule, 6: 1-17 (2022) [link|pdf]


140) C. Duan,  A. Nandy, H. Adamji, Y. Román-Leshkov, H.J. Kulik

Machine Learning Models Predict Calculation Outcomes with the Transferability Necessary for Computational Catalysis 

J. Chem. Theory Comput., 18(7): 4282-4292 (2022) [link|pdf]


139) D. Schwalbe-Koda, O.A. Santiago-Reyes, A. Corma, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, R. Gomez-Bombarelli.

Repurposing Templates for Zeolite Synthesis from Simulations and Data Mining 

Chem. Mater., 32(12): 5366-5376 (2022) [link|pdf]


138) S. Yuan, J.Peng, Y. Zhang, D.J. Zheng, S. Bagi, T. Wang, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn.

Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Fe-Phthalocyanine-Based Catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Ligand Functionalization

ACS Catal., 12(12): 7278-7287 (2022) [link|pdf]


137) E. Bello-Jurado, D. Schwalbe-Koda, M. Nero, C. Paris, T. Uusimaki, Y. Román-Leshkov, A. Corma, T. Willhammar, R. Gomez-Bombarelli, M. Moliner

Tunable CHA/AEI Zeolite Intergrowths with A Priori Biselective Organic Structure-Directing Agents: Controlling Enrichment and Implications for Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx 

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 61: e202201837 (2022) [link|pdf]


136) S.R. Nicholson, J.E. Rorrer, A. Singh, M.O. Konev, N.A. Rorrer, A.C. Carpenter, A.J. Jacobsen, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham

The Critical Role of Process Analysis in Chemical Recycling and Upcycling of Waste Plastics

Annu. Rev. of Chem. and Biomol. Engr., 13: 301-324 (2022) [link|pdf]


135) S. Yuan, J. Peng, B. Cai, Z. Huang, A.T. Garcia-Esparza, D. Sokaras, Y. Zhang, L. Giordano, K. Akkiraju, Y.G. Zhu, R. Hubner, X. Zou,  Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn.

Tunable metal hydroxide-organic frameworks for catalysing oxygen evolution

Nature Materials, 21:673-680 (2022) [link|pdf]


134) LR. Lynd, G.T. Beckham, A.M. Guss, L.N. Jayakody, E.M. Karp, C. Maranas, R.L. McCormick, D. Amador-Noguez, Y.J. Bomble, B.H. Davison, C. Foster, M.E. Himmel, E.K. Holwerda, M.S. Laser, C.Y. Ng, D.G. Olson, Y. Román-Leshkov, C.T. Trinh, G.A. Tuskan, V. Upadhayay, D.R. Vardon, L. Wang, C.E. Wyman.

Toward low-cost biological and hybrid biological/catalytic conversion of cellulosic biomass to fuels

Energy Environ. Sci., 15: 938-990 (2022) [link|pdf]


133) A.A. Khechfe, M.M. Sullivan, D. Zagoraios, A. Katsaounis, C.G. Vayenas, Y. Román-Leshkov

Non-Faradaic Electrochemical Promotion of Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Dehydration Reactions over Molybdenum Oxide

ACS Catal., 12: 906-912 (2022) [link|pdf]


132) B. Yan, C. Shi, G.T. Beckham, E.Y.X. Chen, Y. Román-Leshkov

Electrochemical Activation of C-C Bonds via Mediated Hydrogen Atom Transfer Reactions

ChemSusChem, 15: e202102317 (2022) [link|pdf]


131) J.J. Oppenheim, S. Bagi, T. Chen, C. Sun, L. Yang, P. Muller,  S. Yuan, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Dinca.

Isolation of a Side-On V(III)-(η2‑O2) through the Intermediacy of a Low-Valent V(II) in a Metal-Organic Framework

Inorganic Chem., 60: 18205-18210 (2021) [link|pdf]


130) S. Bagi, S. Yuan, S. Rojas-Buzo, Y. Shao-Horn, Y. Román-Leshkov.

A continuous flow chemistry approach for the ultrafast and low-cost synthesis of MOF-808

Green Chem., 23: 9982-9991 (2021) [link|pdf]


129) D. Schwalbe-Koda, A. Corma, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, R. Gomez-Bombarelli

Data Driven Design of Biselective Templates for Intergrowth Zeolites

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 12: 10689-10694 (2021) [link|pdf]


128) B.A. Johnson, J.R. Di Iorio, Y. Román-Leshkov

Identification and quantification of distinct active sites in Hf-Beta zeolites for transfer hydrogenation catalysis

J. Cat., 404: 607-619 (2021) [link|pdf]


127) B.A. Johnson, J.R. Di Iorio, Y. Román-Leshkov

Tailoring Distinct Reactive Environments in Lewis Acid Zeolites for Liquid Phase Catalysis

Acc. Mater. Res., 2: 1033-1046 (2021) [link|pdf]


126) S.D. Bagi, A.S. Myerson, Y. Román-Leshkov

Solvothermal Crystallization Kinetics and Control of Crystal Size Distribution of MOF-808 in a Continuous Flow Reactor

Cryst. Growth & Des., 21: 6529-6536 (2021) [link|pdf]


125) D. Schwalbe-Koda, S. Kwon, C. Paris, E. Bello-Jurado, Z. Jensen, E. Olivetti, T. Willhammar, A. Corma, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, R. Gomez-Bombarelli

A priori control of zeolite phase competition and inter-growth with high-throughput simulations

Science., 374: 308-315 (2021) [link|pdf]


124) J.E. Rorrer, C. Troyano-Valls, G.T. Beckham, Y. Román-Leshkov

Hydrogenolysis of Polypropylene and Mixed Polyolefin Plastic Waste over Ru/C to Produce Liquid Alkanes

ACS Sus. Chem. Eng., 9: 11661-11666 (2021) [link|pdf]


123) L.D. Ellis, N.A. Rorrer, K.P. Sullivan, M. Otto, J.E. McGeehan, Y. Román-Leshkov, N. Wierckx, G.T. Beckham

Chemical and biological catalysis for plastics recycling and upcycling

Nature Catal., 4: 539-556 (2021) [link|pdf]


122) K.T. Dinh, M.M. Sullivan, P. Serna, R.J. Meyer, Y. Román-Leshkov

Breaking the Selectivity-Conversion Limit of Partial Methane Oxidation with Tandem Heterogenous Catalysts

ACS Catal., 11: 9262-9270 (2021) [link|pdf]


121) A. Bartling, M.L. Stone, R.J. Hanes, A. Bhatt, Y. Zhang, M.J. Biddy, R. Davis, J.S. Kruger, N.E. Thornburg, J. Luterbacher, R. Rinaldi, J. Samec, B. Sels, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham

Techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment of a biorefinery utilizing reductive catalytic fractionation

Energy Environ Sci,  14: 4147-4168 (2021) [link|pdf]


120) D. Brandner, J.S. Kruger, N.E. Thornburg, G.G. Facas, J.K. Kenny, R.J. Dreiling, A.R.C. Morais, T. Renders, N.S. Cleveland, R.M. Happs, R. Katahira, T. Vinzant, D.G. Wilcox, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham

Flow-through solvolysis enables production of native-like lignin from biomass

Green Chem,  23: 5437-5441 (2021) [link|pdf]


119) T.S. Wesley, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Surendranath

Spontaneous Electric Fields Play a Key Role in Thermochemical Catalysis at Metal-Liquid Interfaces

ACS Cent Sci,  7: 1045-1055 (2021) [link|pdf]


118) M.J. Orella, M.E. Leonard, Y. Román-Leshkov, F.R. Brushett

High-throughput analysis of contact angle goniometry data using DropPy 

Software X, 14: 1000665 (2021)



117) Z. Jensen, S. Kwon, D. Schwalbe-Koda, C. Paris, R. Gomez-Bombarelli,   Y. Román-Leshkov, A. Corma, M. Moliner, E.A. Olivetti

Discovering Relationships between OSDAs and Zeolites through Data Mining and Generative Neural Networks

ACS Cent. Sci., 7: 858-867 (2021) [link|pdf]


116) S. Bagi, A.M. Wright, J. Oppenheim, M. Dincă, Y. Román-Leshkov

Accelerated Synthesis of a Ni2Cl2(BTDD) Metal-Organic Framework in a Continuous Flow Reactor for Atmospheric Water Capture

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 9: 3996-4003 (2021)  [link|pdf]


115) C.R.F. Lund, B. Tatarchuk, N. Cardona-Martinez, J.M. Hill,  M.A. Sanchez-Castillo, G.W. Huber, Y. Román-Leshkov, D. Simonetti, Y. Pagan-Torres, T.J. Schwartz, A.H. Motagamwala

A Career in Catalysis: James A. Dumesic

ACS Catal., 11: 2310-2339 (2021)  [link|pdf]


114) L.D. Ellis, S.V. Orski, G.A. Kenlaw, A.G. Norman, K.L Beers, Y. Román-Leshkov, G.T. Beckham.

Tandem Heterogenous Catalysis for Polyethylene Depolymerization via an Olefin-Intermediate Process

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 9: 623-628 (2021)  [link|pdf]


113) J. E. Rorrer, G.T. Beckham, Y. Román-Leshkov.

Conversion of Polyolefin Waste to Liquid Alkanes with Ru-Based Catalysts under Mild Conditions

JACS Au, 1: 8-12 (2020)  [link|pdf]


112) W. Gao, M. J. Orella, T. J. Carney, Y. Román-Leshkov, J. Drake, F. R. Brushett.

Understanding the Impact of Convective Transport on Intercalation Batteries Through Dimensional Analysis

J. Electrochem. Soc., 167: 140551 (2020)  [link|pdf]


111) J.R. Di Iorio, B. A. Johnson, Y. Román-Leshkov.

Ordered Hydrogen-Bonded Alcohol Networks Confined in Lewis Acid Zeolites Accelerate Transfer Hydrogenation Turnover Rates

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 142: 19379-19392 (2020) [link|pdf]


110) M.M. Abu-Omar, K. Barta, G.T. Beckham, J.S. Luterbacher, J. Ralph, R. Rinaldi, Y. Román-Leshkov, J.S.M. Samec, B.F. Sels, F. Wang.

Guidelines for performing lignin-first biorefining

Energy Environ. Sci., 14: 262-292 (2021) [link|pdf]


109) S. Yuan, Y. Li, J. Peng, Y. M. Questell-Santiago, K. Akkiraju, L. Giordano, D. J. Zheng, S. Bagi, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn.

Conversion of Methane into Liquid Fuels—Bridging Thermal Catalysis with Electrocatalysis

Adv. Energy Mater., 10: 2002154 (2020) [link|pdf]


108) A. Rodríguez-Fernández, J. Di Iorio, C. Paris, N. Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner.

Selective Active Site Placement in Lewis Acid Zeolites and Implications for Catalysis of Oxygenated Compounds

Chem. Sci., 11: 10225-10235 (2020) [link|pdf]


107) M.E. Leonard, M. Orella, N. Aiello, Y. Román-Leshkov, A. Forner-Cuenca, F. Brushett

Flooded by Success: On the Role of Electrode Wettability in CO2 Electrolyzers that Generate Liquid Products

J. Electrochem. Soc., 167: 124521 (2020) [link|pdf]


106) X. He, B. G. Looker, K. T. Dinh, A. W. Stubbs, T. Chen, R. J. Meyer, P. Serna, Y. Román-Leshkov, K. M. Lancaster, M. Dincă

Cerium (IV) Enhances the Catalytic Oxidation Activity of Single-Site Cu Active Sites in MOFs

ACS Catal., 10: 7820-7825 (2020) [link|pdf]


105) Z. Wang, A. Garg, L. Wang, H. He, A. Dasgupta, D. Zanchet, M. J. Janik, R. M. Rioux, Y. Román-Leshkov

Enhancement of Alkyne Semi-Hydrogenation Selectivity by Electronic Modification of Platinum

ACS Catal., 10: 6763-6770 (2020) [link|pdf]


104) N. E. Thornburg, D. G. Brandner, M. L. Reed, J. V. Vermaas, W. E. Michener, R. Katahira, T. B. Vinzant, T. D. Foust, B. S. Donohoe, Y. Roman-Leshkov, P. N. Ciesielski, G. T. Beckham

Mesoscale Reaction‐Diffusion Phenomena Governing Lignin‐First Biomass Fractionation

ChemSusChem, 13: 4495-4509 (2020) [link|pdf]


103) D. Göhl, H. Rueß, S. Schlicht, A. Vogel, M. Rohwerder, K. J.J. Mayrhofer, J. Bachmann, Y. Román-Leshkov, J. M. Schneider, M. Ledendecker

Stable and Active Oxygen Reduction Catalysts with Reduced Noble Metal Loadings through Potential Triggered Support Passivation

ChemElectroChem, 7: 2404-2409 (2020) [link|pdf]


102) H. D. Park, R. J. Comito, Z. Wu, G. Zhang, N. D. Ricke, C. Sun, T. Van Voorhis, J. T. Miller, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Dinca

Gas Phase Ethylene Polymerization by Single-Site Cr Centers in a Metal−Organic Framework

ACS Catal., 10: 3864-3870 [link|pdf]


101) D. A. Kuznetsov, J. Peng, L. Giordano, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn

Bismuth Substituted Strontium Cobalt Perovskites for Catalyzing Oxygen Evolution

J. Phys. Chem. C, 124: 6562-6570 [link|pdf]


100) D. Göhl, A. Garg, P. Paciok, K. J. J. Mayrhofer, M. Heggen, Y. Shao-Horn, R. E. Dunin-Borkowski, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Ledendecker

Engineering Stable Electrocatalysts by Synergistic Stabilization between Carbide Cores and Pt Shells

Nat. Mater., 19: 287-291 (2020) [link|pdf]


99) M. J. Orella, S. M. Brown, M. E. Leonard, Y. Román-Leshkov, F. R. Brushett

A General Techno-Economic Model for Evaluating Emerging Electrocatalytic Processes

Energy Technol., 8: 1900994 (2020) [link|pdf]


98) W. P. Mounfield III, B. Huang, B. Cai, Y. Shao-Horn, Y. Román-Leshkov

Synthesis of Unsupported Two-Dimensional Molybdenum Carbide Nanosheets for Hydrogen Evolution

Mater. Lett., 261: 126987 (2020) [link|pdf]


97) B. Cai, K. Akkiraju, W. P. Mounfield III, Z. Wang, X. Li, B. Huang, S. Yuan, D. Su, Y. Román-Leshkov, Y. Shao-Horn

Solid-State Gelation for Nanostructured Perovskite Oxide Aerogels

Chem. Mater., 31: 9422-9429 (2019) [link|pdf]


96) M. Moliner, Y. Román-Leshkov, A. Corma

Machine Learning Applied to Zeolite Synthesis: The Missing Link for
Realizing High-Throughput Discovery

Acc. Chem. Res., 52: 2971-2980 (2019) [link|pdf]


95) M. J. Orella, T. Z. H. Gani, J. V. Vermaas, M. L. Stone, E. M. Anderson, G. T. Beckham, F. R. Brushett, Y. Román-Leshkov

Lignin-KMC: A Toolkit for Simulating Lignin Biosynthesis

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7: 18313-18322 (2019) [link|pdf]


94) A. Rodríguez-Fernández, P. Atienzar, C. Martínez, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner

Ge-based Hybrid Composites from Ge-rich Zeolites as Highly Conductive and Stable Electronic Materials

Chem. Mater., 31: 7723-7731 (2019) [link|pdf]


93) M. Shetty, E. M. Anderson, W. H. Green, Y. Román-Leshkov

Kinetic Analysis and Reaction Mechanism for Anisole Conversion over Zirconia-Supported Molybdenum Oxide

J. Catal., 376: 249-257 (2019) [link|pdf]


92) T. Z. H. Gani, M. J. Orella, E. M. Anderson, M. L. Stone, F. R. Brushett, G. T. Beckham, Y. Román-Leshkov

Computational Evidence for Kinetically Controlled Radical Coupling During Lignification

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7: 13270-13277 (2019) [link|pdf]


91) A. Garg, D. S. Gonçalves, Y. Liu, Z. Wang, L. Wang, J. S. Yoo, A. M. Kolpak, R. M. Rioux, D. Zanchet, Y. Román-Leshkov

Impact of Transition Metal Carbide and Nitride Supports on the Electronic Structure of Thin Platinum Overlayers

ACS Catal., 9: 7090-7098 (2019) [link|pdf]


90) K. T. Dinh, M. M. Sullivan, K. Narsimhan, P. Serna, R. J. Meyer, M. Dincǎ, Y. Román-Leshkov

Continuous Partial Oxidation of Methane to Methanol Catalyzed by Diffusion-Paired Cu Dimers in Copper-Exchanged Zeolites

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 141: 11641-11650 (2019) [link|pdf]


89) W. P. Mounfield III, A. X. Harale, Y. Román-Leshkov

Impact of Morphological Effects on the Activity and Stability of Tungsten Carbide Catalysts for Dry Methane Reforming

Energy Fuels, 33: 5544-5550 (2019) [link|pdf]


88) E. M. Anderson, M. L. Stone, R. Katahira, M. Reed, W. Muchero, K. J. Ramirez, G. T. Beckham, Y. Román-Leshkov

Differences in S/G Ratio in Natural Poplar Variants Do Not Predict Catalytic Depolymerization Monomer Yields

Nat. Commun., 10: 2033 (2019) [link|pdf]


87) S. Zhang, D. F. Consoli, S. Shaikh, Y. Román-Leshkov

Effects of WO3 Nanoparticle Size on Ethylene-Butene Metathesis Activity

Appl. Catal., A, 580: 52-58 (2019) [link|pdf]


86) Z. Jensen, E. Kim, S. Kwon, T. Z. H. Gani, Y. Román-Leshkov, M. Moliner, A. Corma, and E. Olivetti

A Machine Learning Approach to Zeolite Synthesis Enabled by Automatic Data Extraction

ACS Cent. Sci., 5: 892-899 (2019) [link|pdf]


85) M. Shetty, D. Zanchet, W. H. Green, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Cooperative Co(0)/Co(II) Sites Stabilized by a Perovskite Matrix Enable Selective C-O and C-C Bond Hydrogenolysis of Oxygenated Arenes

ChemSusChem, 12: 2171-2175 (2019) [link|pdf]


84) D. Consoli, S. Zhang, S. Shaikh, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Influence of Framework Atoms on Olefin Metathesis Activity using MoO3-MFI Catalysts

Org. Process Res. Dev., 22: 1683-1686 (2018) [link|pdf]


83) K. Murugappan, E. M. Anderson, D. Teschner, T. E. Jones, K. Skorupska, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Operando NAP-XPS unveils differences in MoO3 and Mo2C during hydrodeoxygenation

Nat. Catal., 1: 960-967 (2018) [link|pdf]


82) M. L. Stone, E. M. Anderson, K. M. Meek, M. Reed, R. Katahira, F. Chen, R. A. Dixon, G. T. Beckham, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Reductive Catalytic Fractionation of C-Lignin

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 6: 11211-11218 (2018) [link|pdf]


81) H. D. Park, M. Dinca, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Continuous-flow Production of Succinic Anhydrides via Catalytic β-Lactone Carbonylation by Co(CO)4⊂Cr-MIL-101
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140: 10669-10672 (2018) [link|pdf]


80) K. T. Dinh, M. M. Sullivan, P. Serna, R. J. Meyer, M. Dinca, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Viewpoint on the Partial Oxidation of Methane to Methanol Using Cu- and Fe-Exchanged Zeolites
ACS Catal., 8: 8306-8313 (2018) [link|pdf]


79) W. Schutyser, J. S. Kruger, A. M. Robinson, R. Katahira, D. G. Brandner, N. S. Cleveland, A. Mittal, D. J. Peterson, R. Meilan, Y. Román-Leshkov, and G. T. Beckham

Revisiting alkaline aerobic lignin oxidation
Green Chem., 20: 3828-3844 (2018) [link|pdf]


78) M. J. Orella, Y. Román-Leshkov, and F. R. Brushett

Emerging opportunities for electrochemical processing to enable sustainable chemical manufacturing
Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng., 20: 159-167 (2018) [link|pdf]

77) M. D. Korzynski, D. F. Consoli, S. Zhang, Y. Román-Leshkov, and M. Dinca

Activation of Methyltrioxorhenium for Olefin Metathesis in a Zirconium-Based Metal-Organic Framework
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 140: 6956-6960 (2018) [link|pdf]

76) E. M. Anderson, M. L. Stone, M. J. Hülsey, G. T. Beckham, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Kinetic Studies of Lignin Solvolysis and Reduction by Reductive Catalytic Fractionation Decoupled in Flow-Through Reactors
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 6: 7951-7959 (2018) [link|pdf] (Editor's Choice)

75) T. Iida, D. Zanchet, K. Ohara, T. Wakihara, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Concerted bimetallic nanocluster synthesis and encapsulation via induced zeolite framework demetallation for shape and substrate selective heterogeneous catalysis
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 57: 6454-6458 (2018) [link|pdf]

74) S. T. Hunt, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Principles and Methods for the Rational Design of Core-Shell Nanoparticle Catalysts with Ultralow Noble Metal Loadings
Acc. Chem. Res., 51: 1054-1062 (2018) [link|pdf] (selected for cover)

73) T. Iida, Koji Ohara, Y. Román-Leshkov, and T. Wakihara

Zeolites with Isolated Framework and Oligomeric Extraframework Hafnium Species Characterized with Pair Distribution Function Analysis
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 20: 7914-7919 (2018) [link|pdf]

72) J. D. Lewis, M. Ha, H. Luo, A. Faucher, V. K. Michaelis, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Distinguishing Active Site Identity in Sn-Beta Zeolites using 31P MAS NMR of Adsorbed Trimethylphosphine Oxide
ACS Catal., 8: 3076-3086 (2018) [link|pdf]

71) D. S. A. Simakov, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Highly Efficient Methane Reforming over a Low-loading Ru/γ-Al2O3 Catalyst in a Pd-Ag Membrane Reactor
AIChE J., 64: 3101-3108 (2018) [link|pdf]

70) W. P. Mounfield, A. Garg, Y. Shao-Horn, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction for the Production of Hydrogen Peroxide
Chem, 4: 18-19 (2018) [link|pdf]

69) A. W. Stubbs, L. Braglia, E. Borfecchia, R. J. Meyer, Y. Román-Leshkov, C. Lamberti, and M. Dinca

Selective Catalytic Olefin Epoxidation with Mn(II)-Exchanged MOF-5
ACS Catal., 8: 596-601 (2018) [link|pdf]


68) D. A. Kuznetsov, B. Han, Y. Yu, R. R. Rao, J. Hwang, Y. Román-Leshkov, and Y. Shao-Horn

Tuning Redox Transitions via Inductive Effect in Metal Oxides and Complexes, and Implications in Oxygen Electrocatalysis
Joule, 2: 225-244 (2017) [link|pdf]

67) T. Iida, M. Shetty, K. Murugappan, Z. Wang, K. Ohara, T. Wakihara, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Encapsulation of molybdenum carbide nanoclusters inside zeolite micropores enables synergistic bifunctional catalysis for anisole hydrodeoxygenation
ACS Catal., 7: 8147-8151 (2017) [link|pdf]

66) E. M. Anderson, M. L. Stone, R. Katahira, M. Reed, G. T. Beckham, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Flowthrough Reductive Catalytic Fractionation of Biomass
Joule 1: 613-622 (2017) [link|pdf]

65) M. Shetty, B. Buesser, Y. Román-Leshkov, and W. H. Green

Computational Investigation on Hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) of Acetone to Propylene on a-MoO3 (010) Surface
J. Phys. Chem. C, 121: 17848-17855 (2017) [link|pdf]

64) A. Garg, M. Milina, M. Ball, D. Zanchet, S. T Hunt, J. A. Dumesic, and Y. Román-Leshkov

Transition Metal Nitride Core-Noble Metal Shell Nanoparticles as Highly CO Tolerant Catalysts
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 56:8828-8833 (2017) [link|pdf]

63) A. E. Settle, L. Berstis, N. A. Rorrer, Y. Román-Leshkov, G. T. Beckham, R. M. Richards, and D. R. Vardon

Heterogeneous Diels–Alder catalysis for biomass-derived aromatic compounds
Green Chem., 19:3468-3492 (2017) [link|pdf]

62) Y. Noda, H. Zhang, R. Dasari, R. Singh, C. Ozmeral, Y. Román-Leshkov, and R. M. Rioux
Importance of Dimer Quantification for Accurate Catalytic Evaluation of Lactic Acid Dehydration to Acrylic Acid
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 56:5843-5851(2017) [link|pdf]

61) M. Shetty, K. Murugappan, W. H. Green, and Y. Román-Leshkov
Structural properties and reactivity trends of molybdenum oxide catalysts supported on zirconia for the hydrodeoxygenation of anisole
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 5:5293-5301(2017) [link|pdf]

60) E. M. Anderson, A. Crisci, K. Murugappan, and Y. Román-Leshkov
Bifunctional Molybdenum Polyoxometalates for the Combined Hydrodeoxygenation and Alkylation of Lignin-derived Model Phenolics
ChemSusChem, 10:2226-2234 (2017) [link|pdf]

59) C. H. Hendon, K. T. Butler, A. M. Ganose, Y. Román-Leshkov, D. O. Scanlon, G. A. Ozin, and A. Walsh
Electroactive Nanoporous Metal Oxides and Chalcogenides by Chemical Design
Chem. Mater., 29:3663-3670 (2017) [link|pdf]

58) H. D. Park, M. Dincă, Y. Román-Leshkov
Heterogeneous Epoxide Carbonylation by Cooperative Ion-pair
Catalysis in Co(CO)4–-Incorporated Cr-MIL-101

ACS Cent. Sci., 3:444-448 (2017) [link|pdf]


57) C. H. Hendon, S. T. Hunt, M. Milina, K. T. Butler, A. Walsh, and  Y. Román-Leshkov

"Realistic Surface Descriptions of Heterometallic Interfaces: The Case of TiWC Coated in Noble Metals" 

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 7:4475-4482 (2016) [link|pdf]

56) W. R. Gunther, V. K. Michaelis, R. G. Griffin, and  Y. Román-Leshkov

"Interrogating the Lewis Acidity of Metal Sites in Beta Zeolites With 15N Pyridine Adsorption Coupled With MAS NMR Spectroscopy" 

J. Phys. Chem. C, 120:28533–28544 (2016) [link|pdf]

55) S. T. Hunt, M. Milina, Z. Wang, and  Y. Román-Leshkov

"Activating Earth-Abundant Electrocatalysts for Efficient, Low-Cost Hydrogen Evolution/Oxidation: Sub-Monolayer Platinum Coatings on Titanium Tungsten Carbide Nanoparticles" 

Energy Environ. Sci., 9:3290-3301 (2016) [link|pdf]

54) E. M. Anderson, R. Katahira, M. Reed, M. G. Resch, G. T. Beckham, and  Y. Román-Leshkov

"Reductive Catalytic Fractionation of Corn Stover Lignin" 

ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 4:6940–6950 (2016) [link|pdf]

53) H. S. Chen, A. Wang, H. Sorek, J. D. Lewis, Y. Román-Leshkov and A. T. Bell

"Production of Hydroxyl–rich Acids from Xylose and Glucose Using Sn-BEA Zeolite" 

ChemistrySelect, 1:4167-4172 (2016) [link|pdf]

52) K. Murugappan,   C. Mukarakate,   S. Budhi,  M. Shetty,   M. Nimlos, and  Y. Román-Leshkov

"Supported Molybdenum Oxides as Effective Catalysts for the Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass" 

Green Chem., 18:5548-5557 (2016) [link|pdf]

51) K. J. Carroll, T. Burger, L. Langenegger, S. Chavez, S. T. Hunt, Y. Román-Leshkov, and F. R. Brushett

"Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation of Oxygenates using Earth-Abundant Transition-Metal Nanoparticles under Mild Conditions" 

ChemSusChem, 9:1904-1910 (2016) [link|pdf]

50) K. Narsimhan, K. Iyoki, K. Dinh, and Y. Román-Leshkov

"Catalytic Oxidation of Methane into Methanol over Copper-Exchanged Zeolites with Oxygen at Low Temperature" 

ACS Cent. Sci., 2:424-429 (2016) [link|pdf]

49) S. T. Hunt, M. Milina, A. C. Alba-Rubio, C. H. Hendon, J. A. Dumesic, and Y. Román-Leshkov

"Self-assembly of noble metal monolayers on transition metal carbide nanoparticle catalysts" 

Science, 352:974-978 (2016) [link|pdf]

48) H. Y. Luo, J. D. Lewis, and Y. Román-Leshkov

"Lewis Acid Zeolites for Biomass Conversion: Perspectives and Challenges on Reactivity, Synthesis, and Stability" 

Annu. Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng., 7:27.1–27.30 (2016) [link|pdf]

47) Y. Wang, J. D. Lewis, and Y. Román-Leshkov

"Synthesis of Itaconic Acid Ester Analogs via Self-aldol Condensation of Ethyl Pyruvate Catalyzed by Hafnium BEA Zeolites" 

ACS Catal., 6:2739–2744 (2016) [link|pdf]

46) S. A. M. Said, D. S. A. Simakov, M. Waseeuddin, and Y. Román-Leshkov

"Solar molten salt heated membrane reformer for natural gas upgrading and hydrogen generation: A CFD model" 

Solar Energy, 124:163-176 (2016) [link|pdf]

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