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“Investigation of the photocorrosion of n-GaP photoanodes in acid with in-situ UV-Vis spectroscopy”

Pishgar, S., Strain, J.M., Gulati, S., Sumanasekera, G., Gupta, G., and Spurgeon, J.M., J. Mater 

Chem. A., 2019, 7, 25377-25388. DOI: 10.1039/C9TA10106C


“Synthesis, Characterization, and HER Activity of Pendant Diamine Derivatives of NiATSM”

Calvary, C.A., Hietsoi, O., Strain, J., Mashuta, M., Spurgeon, J.M., Buchanan, R.M., Grapperhaus

C.A., Euro. J. Inorganic Chem., 2019, 33, 3782-2790. DOI:10.1002/ejic.201900721


“Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution on Si photocathodes modified with bis(thiosemicarbazonato)nickel(II)/Nafion”

Gulati, S., Hietsoi, O., Calvary, C.A., Strain, J.M., Pishgar, S., Brun, H.C., Grapperhaus, C.A., Buchanan, R.M., and Spurgeon, J.M.

ChemComm, 2019, 55, 9440-9443. DOI:10.1039/C9CC04117F


“Effect of Stacking Interactions on the Translation of Structurally Related Bis(thiosemicarbazonato)nickel(II) HER Catalysts to Modified Electrode Surfaces”

Gupta, A., Vishnosky, N., Hietsoi, O., Losovyj, Y., Strain, J., Spurgeon, J., Mashuta, M., Jain, R., Buchanan, R.M., Gupta, G., and Grapperhaus, C.A.

Inorganic Chem., 2019, 58, 12025-12039. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01209


“Simultaneous biohydrogen production with distillergy wastewater treatment using modified microbial elelectrolysis cell”

Samsudeen, N., Spurgeon, J., Matheswaran, M., and Satyavolu, J.

Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2019, Advance Article. DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.06.134.

"Utilizing Charge Effects and Minimizing Intramolecular Proton Rearrangement to Improve the Overpotential of a Thiosemicarbazonato Zinc HER Catalyst”

Steve P. Cronin, Abdullah Al Mamun, Megan J. Toda, Mark S. Mashuta,Yaroslav Losovyj, Pawel M. Kozlowski, Robert M. Buchanan, and Craig A. Grapperhaus*

Inorg. Chem. 2019, 58, 12986-12997.

"Water wire clusters in isostructural Cu(II) and Ni(II) complexes: Synthesis, characterization, and thermal analyses." 

Saraei, N.; Hietsoi, O.; Frye, B. C.; Gupta, A. J.; Mashuta, M. S.; Gupta, G.; Buchanan, R. M.; Grapperhaus, C. A.

Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2019, 492, 268–274.


“Synergistic plasma-assisted electrochemical reduction of nitrogen to ammonia”

Kumari, S., Pishgar, S., Schwarting, M.E., Paxton, W.F., and Spurgeon, J.M.

ChemComm, 2018, 54, 13347-13350. DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07869F.


“A Comparative Technoeconomic Analysis of Pathways for Commercial Electrochemical CO2 Reduction to Liquid Products”

Spurgeon, J.M., and Kumar, B.

Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 1536-1551. DOI: 10.1039/C8EE00097B


“Converting Sunlight to Clean Fuels: The Challenges of Artificial Photosynthesis and Progress at the Conn Center”

Spurgeon, J.M.

International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Education (RERE-2018), Andra Pradesh, India, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2018, 1992, 020002;


“Photoelectrochemical Reduction of CO2 to HCOOH on Silicon Photocathodes with Reduced SnO2 Porous Nanowire Catalysts”

Rao, K. R., Pishgar, S., Strain, J., Kumar, B., Atla, V., Kumari, S., and Spurgeon, J.M.

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 1736-1742. DOI: 10.1039/C7TA09672K


“Heterogeneously Catalyzed Two-step Cascade Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Ethanol”

Theaker, N., Strain, J., Kumar, B., Brian, J.P., Kumari, S., and Spurgeon, J.M.

Electrochimica Acta, 2018, 274, 1-8.


“Pathways to Electrochemical Solar Hydrogen Technologies”

S. Ardo, D. Fernandez Rivas, M. Modestino, V. Schulze Greiving, F. Abdi, E. Alarcon llado, V. Artero, K. Ayers, C. Battaglia, J. Becker, D. Bederak, A. Berger, F. Buda, E. Chinello, B. Dam, V. Di Palma, T. Edvinsson, K. Fujii, H. Gardeniers, H. Geerlings, M. Hashemi, S. Haussener, F. Houle, J. Huskens, B. James, K. Konrad, A. Kudo, P. Patil Kunturu, D. Lohse, B. Mei, E. Miller, G. Moore, J. Muller, K. Orchard, T. Rosser, F. Saadi, J. Schüttauf, B. Seger, S. Sheehan, W. Smith, J. Spurgeon, M. Tang, R. van de Krol, P. Vesborg, and P. Westerik,

Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 2768-2783. DOI: 10.1039/C7EE03639F

"Rapid thermal annealing of CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite thin films by intense pulsed light with aid of diiodomethane additive"

K. Ankireddy, A. H. Ghahremani, B. Martin, G. Gupta and T. Druffel

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 6, 9378-9383

"Ligand-assisted metal-centered electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution upon reduction of a bis(thiosemicarbazonato)Ni(II) complex."

Jain, R.; Mamun, A. Al; Buchanan, R. M.; Kozlowski, P. M.; Grapperhaus, C. A.

Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57, 13486–13493.



"A Low-noble-metal W1-xIrxO3-δ Water Oxidation Electrocatalyst for Acidic Media via Rapid Plasma Synthesis"

S. Kumari, B.P. Ajayi, B. Kumar, J. Jasinski, M.K. Sunkara, J. Spurgeon

Energy & Environmental Science 10, 2432-2440 (2017).


“Enhanced visible light photocatalytic water reduction from a g-C3N4/SrTa2O6 heterjunction”

S. Adhikari, Z.Hood, H. Wang, R. Peng, H. Li, V. W. Chen, K.L.More, Z.Wu, S. Geyer, A. Lachgar

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 217, 448-458.


“Reduced SnO2 Porous Nanowires with a High Density of Grain Boundaries as Catalysts for Efficient Electrochemical CO2 -into-HCOOH Conversion”

B. Kumar, V. Atla, J.P. Brian, T. Nguyen, S. Kumari, M. Sunkara and J.M. Spurgeon

Angewandte Chemie, 56, 13, 3645-3649 (2017).


“Simulations of non-monolithic tandem solar cell configurations for electrolytic fuel generation”

White, R.T., Kumar, B., Kumari, S., and Spurgeon, J.M.

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 13112-13121.


"Translation of Ligand-Centered Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Activity and Mechanism of a Rhenium-Thiolate from Solution to Modified Electrodes: A Combined Experimental and Density Functional Theory Study"

W. Y. Zhang, A. Z. Haddad, B. D. Garabato, P. M. Kozowski, R. M. Buchanan and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 2177-2187.


"Syntheses, structures, and electrochemical studies of N, N '-bis (alkylthiocarbamate) butane-2,3-diimine Cu(II) complexes as pendent alkoxy derivatives of Cu(ATSM)"

N. S. Vishnosky, M. S. Mashuta, R. M. Buchanan and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2017, 461, 45-51.


"Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution and Hydrogen Oxidation with a Ni(PS)(2) Complex"

R. Jain, M. S. Mashuta, R. M. Buchanan and C. A. Grapperhaus

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2017, 3714-3719.


"Metal-Assisted Ligand-Centered Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution upon Reduction of a Bis(thiosemicarbazonato)Cu(II) Complex"

A. Z. Haddad, S. P. Cronin, M. S. Mashuta, R. M. Buchanan and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 11254-11265.


"Unveiling Active Sites for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on Monolayer MoS2"

J. Zhang, J. J. Wu, H. Guo, W. B. Chen, J. T. Yuan, U. Martinez, G. Gupta, A. Mohite, P. M. Ajayan and J. Lou

Adv. Mater., 2017, 29, 2017.


"Active bialkali photocathodes on free-standing graphene substrates"

H. Yamaguchi, F. Z. Liu, J. DeFazio, C. W. N. Villarrubia, D. Finkenstadt, A. Shabaev, K. L. Jensen, V. Pavlenko, M. Mehl, S. Lambrakos, G. Gupta, A. D. Mohite and N. A. Moody

Npj 2d Materials and Applications, 2017, 1.


“Solar Hydrogen Production from Seawater Vapor Electrolysis”

Kumari, S., White, R.T., Kumar, B., and Spurgeon

J.M., Energy Environ. Sci., 2016, 9, 1725-1733.


“New trends in the development of heterogeneous catalysts for electrochemical CO2 reduction”

Kumar, B., Brian, J.P., Bertram, K.A., Atla, V., Kumari, S., White, R.T., and Spurgeon

J.M., Catalysis Today, 2016, 270, 19 - 30.


“Controlling the Product Syngas H2:CO Ratio through Pulsed-bias Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper”

Kumar, B., Brian, J.P., Atla, V., Kumari, S., Bertram, K., White, R.T., and Spurgeon, J.M.,

ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 4739-4745.


“Mechanistic insights into chemical and photochemical transformations of bismuth vanadate photoanodes”

Toma, F., Cooper, J., Kunzelmann, V., McDowell, M., Yu, J., Larson, D., Borys, N., Abelyan, C., Beeman, J., Yu, K., Yang, J., Chen, L., Shaner, M., Spurgeon, J., Houle, F., Persson, K., and Sharp, I.

Nature Comm., 2016, 7, 12012.


"Beyond Metal-Hydrides: Non-Transition-Metal and Metal-Free Ligand-Centered Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution and Hydrogen Oxidation"

Haddad, A. Z.; Garabato, B. D.; Kozlowski, P. M.; Buchanan, R. M.; Grapperhaus, C. A.

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 7844.


"Efficient hydrogen evolution in transition metal dichalcogenides via a simple one-step hydrazine reaction"

Cummins, D. R.; Martinez, U.; Sherehiy, A.; Kappera, R.; Martinez-Garcia, A.; Schulze, R. K.; Jasinski, J.; Zhang, J.; Gupta, R. K.; Lou, J.; Chhowalla, M.; Sumanasekera, G.; Mohite, A. D.; Sunkara, M. K.; Gupta, G.

Nat. Commun. 2016, 7.

"Reversible methanol addition to copper Schiff base complexes: a kinetic, structural and spectroscopic study of reactions at azomethine C = N bonds"

W. Y. Zhang, N. Saraei, H. L. Nie, J. R. Vaughn, A. S. Jones, M. S. Mashuta, R. M. Buchanan and C. A. Grapperhaus

Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 15791-15799.


"Copper catalysed aerobic oxidation of benzylic alcohols in an imidazole containing N-4 ligand framework"

R. Jain, T. J. Gibson, M. S. Mashuta, R. M. Buchanan and C. A. Grapperhaus

Dalton Transactions, 2016, 45, 18356-18364.


“Modeling, Simulation, and Fabrication of a Fully Integrated, Acid-stable, Scalable Solar-driven Water-splitting System”

Walczak, K., Chen, Y., Karp, C., Beeman, J., Shaner, M., Spurgeon, J., Sharp, I., Amashukeli, X., West, W., Jin, J., Lewis, N., and Xiang, C.

ChemSusChem, 2015, 8 (3), 544-551.       


"Catalytic Activity in Lithium-Treated Core-Shell MoOx/MoS2 Nanowires"

Cummins, D. R.; Martinez, U.; Kappera, R.; Voiry, D.; Martinez-Garcia, A.; Jasinski, J.; Kelly, D.; Chhowalla, M.; Mohite, A. D.; Sunkara, M. K.; Gupta, G.

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 22908.


"Proposed Ligand-Centered Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution and Hydrogen Oxidation at a Noninnocent Mononuclear Metal-Thiolate"

Haddad, A. Z.; Kumar, D.; Sampson, K. O.; Matzner, A. M.; Mashuta, M. S.; Grapperhaus, C. A.

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 9238.


"Metal-centered oxidation decreases nitrile hydration activity of bioinspired (N2S3)Ru-PPh3 precatalysts"

D. Kumar, M. S. Mashuta and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2015, 61, 197-199.

"Proposed Ligand-Centered Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution and Hydrogen Oxidation at a Noninnocent Mononuclear Metal-Thiolate"

A. Z. Haddad, D. Kumar, K. O. Sampson, A. M. Matzner, M. S. Mashuta and C. A. Grapperhaus

J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137, 9238-9241.


"New Visible Light Absorbing Materials for Solar Fuels, Ga(Sbx)N1-x Alloy"

Sunkara, S.; KalyanVendra, V.; Jacinski, J. B.; Deutsch, T.; Andriotis, A. N.; Menon, M.; Sunkara, M. K.

Adv. Mater. 2014, 26, 2878.


"Informatics-aided bandgap engineering for solar materials"

Dey, P.; Bible, J.; Datta, S.; Broderick, S.; Jasinski, J.; Sunkara, M.; Menon, M.; Rajan, K.

Computational Materials Science 2014, 83, 185.


"Informatics guided discovery of surface structure-chemistry relationships in catalytic nanoparticles"

Andriotis, A. N.; Mpourmpakis, G.; Broderick, S.; Rajan, K.; Datta, S.; Sunkara, M.; Menon, M.

J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 140.


"Kinetic Effects of Sulfur Oxidation on Catalytic Nitrile Hydration: Nitrile Hydratase Insights from Bioinspired Ruthenium(II) Complexes"

D. Kumar, T. N. Nguyen and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53, 12372-12377.

"Chemiresistive metal-stabilized thiyl radical films as highly selective ethylene sensors"

R. Chauhan, M. Moreno, D. M. Banda, F. P. Zamborini and C. A. Grapperhaus

Rsc Advances, 2014, 4, 46787-46790.


"Scalable synthesis and photoelectrochemical properties of copper oxide nanowire arrays and films"

Sunkara, S.; Vendra, V. K.; Kim, J. H.; Druffel, T.; Sunkara, M. K., Catal. Today, 2013, 199, 27


"Tungsten oxide-coated copper oxide nanowire arrays for enhanced activity and durability with photoelectrochemical water splitting"

Martinez-Garcia, A.; Vendra, V. K.; Sunkara, S.; Haldankar, P.; Jasinski, J.; Sunkara, M. K.

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 15235.


"Addition of polysubstituted alkenes, aromatic alkynes, and dienes to a metal-stabilized thiyl radical via carbon-sulfur bond formation: Electrochemical, chemical, and computational investigations"

K. O. Sampson, D. Kumar, M. S. Mashuta and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2013, 408, 1-8.


"Probing the Reactivity and Radical Nature of Oxidized Transition Metal-Thiolate Complexes by Mass Spectrometry"

M. Lu, J. L. Campbell, R. Chauhan, C. A. Grapperhaus and H. Chen

J. Am. Soc. Mass. Spectrom., 2013, 24, 502-512.


"Bioinspired catalytic nitrile hydration by dithiolato, sulfinato/thiolato, and sulfenato/sulfinato ruthenium complexes"

D. Kumar, C. A. Masitas, T. N. Nguyen and C. A. Grapperhaus

Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 294-296.


"Reinvestigation of the first structurally characterized metal-coordinated sulfenic acid complex"

R. Chauhan, M. S. Mashuta and C. A. Grapperhaus

Inorg. Chem. Commun., 2013, 37, 186-188.

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