PUBLICATIONS | 2021 |  2020 |  2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | Before 2016

2021
 

118) M.J. Orella, M.E. Leonard, Y. Román-Leshkov, Fikile Richard Brushett

High-throughput analysis of contact angle goniometry data using DropPy 

Software X, 14: 1000665 (2021)

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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., DO!:10.1021/acscentsci.1c00024

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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., DO!:10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c07055  [link|pdf]

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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]

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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]

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2020
 

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, DOI:10.1021/jacsau.0c00041  [link|pdf]

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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]

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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]

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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., DOI: 10.1039/D0EE02870C [link|pdf]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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2019

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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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2018
 

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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

2017
 

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]

2016
 

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]