Conference Presentations

 

  1. E. Redekop, R. J. Madix., Catalyst Design: Scaling from UHV Models to Operating Conditions (ref.: A89500RM), GOLD2018, Paris, 15th-18th July 2018.

  2. D. Lim, G. Kim, C. M. Friend and E. Kaxiras, First-principles modeling of water permeation through periodically porous graphene, APS March Meeting 2018, March 5, 2018, Los Angeles, California

  3. C.M.Friend,  Translation of fundamental studies of surface chemistry to catalytic function in nanoporous materials, ACS Award in Surface Chemistry: Symposium in honor of Stacey F. Bent, 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, March 18-22, 2018, COLL 158.

  4. C.M.Friend, Structure and activity of Pd on Ag(111) for hydrogen activation: Modeling catalyst materials under ambient pressure, 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, March 18-22, 2018 (2018), CATL 237

  5. R. J. Madix, Relative stabilities of reaction intermediates on group 1B metals: Effects of van der Waals interactions and bonding structure, ACS Award in Surface Chemistry: Symposium in honor of Stacey F. Bent, 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, March 18-22, 2018, COLL 153.

  6. C. Reece, E. Redekop, R. J. Madix, Using fast pressure transients to relate mechanistic studies in ultrahigh vacuum to catalytic reactors: Selective oxidation of methanol on nanoporous gold, 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, March 18-22, 2018 (2018), CATL 252.

  7. A. Filie, M. Luneau,T. Shirman, E. Shirman, A. Stevanovic, J. Tomoshenko, A. Frenkel, R. J. Madix, J. Aizenberg, C. M. Friend, Colloid-templated porous catalysts for efficient catalysis: CO oxidation using embedded dilute PdAu alloys, 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, March 18-22, 2018, CATL-276.

  8. M. Luneau, T. Shirman, A. Filie, A. Stevanovic, J. Timoshenko, J. Lattimer, E. Shirman, R. J. Madix, A. I. Frenkel, J. Aizenberg, C. M. FriendColloid-templated porous catalysts for efficient catalysis: Dilute AuPd alloys for oxidation reactions, 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, USA, March 18-22, 2018.

  9. M. M. Montemore, R. A. Hoyt, G. Kolesov, E. Kaxiras. Electronic Excitations in Thermal Heterogeneous Catalysis, Fall New England Catalysis Society Meeting, Worcester, 2018

  10. M. Uhlmann, J. Liu, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, M. M. Montemore, E. Kaxiras and E.C.H. Sykes, Pd-Au Single Atom Alloys for the Selective Hydrogenation of Hexyne, New England Catalysis Society Meeting,  Worcester, MA, Dec. 8, 2017.

  11. A. Trimpalis, G. Giannakakis, J. Shan, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Selective Dehydrogenation and Oxidation Reactions on NiAu Alloys at the Single Atom Limit, 1st New England Energy Research Forum​​​​​​​, Worcestor, MA. Jun 28, 2017.

  12. T. Shirman, J. Lattimer, M. Luneau, E. Shirman, C. Reece, M. Aizenberg, R. J. Madix, J. Aizenberg, C. M. Friend, Rational  design  of  nanostructured  supported  catalysts  for  environmental  and  energy applications, 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, USA, August 20-24, 2017.

  13. D. A. Patel and E. C. H. Sykes, Surface Structure and Reactivity of Ni/Cu Surface Alloys, American Vacuum Society 64th International Symposium and Exhibition (AVS), October 29th - November 3rd, 2017, Tampa, FL.

  14. Xu, F.; Fampiou, I.;  O’Connor, C.R.;  Karakalos, S.; Hiebel, F.,  Kaxiras, E.;  Madix, R.J.;  and Friend, C.M., Water facilitates oxygen migration on gold surfaces, North American Society Catalysis Meeting 2017, June 4-9, Denver, CO.

  15. M. M. Montemore, A. Montessori, S. Succi, C. Barroo, G. Falcucci, D. C. Bell, E. Kaxiras. In Situ Surface Structure of Bimetallic Nanoporous Catalysts--The Effect of Nanoscale Flow, Fall MRS Meeting, Boston, 2017

  16. M. M. Montemore, R. A. Hoyt, G. Kolesov, E. Kaxiras. Electronic Excitations in Thermal Heterogeneous Catalysis, AIChE National Meeting, Minneapolis, 2017

  17. C. Barroo, A. J. Akey and D. C. Bell, Advancement of sample preparation for Atom Probe Tomography: Analysis of nanoporous and single-atom-alloy catalysts 33rd European Conference on Surface Science – ECOSS33, Szeged, Hungary, 27 August – 1st September, 2017.

  18. J. Lattimer, T. Shirman, M. Luneau, R. J. Madix, J. Aizenberg, C. M. Friend, Catalytic comparison of nanoporous gold and supported bimetallic gold nanoparticles on a templated nanoporous structure,  254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, USA, August 20-24, 2017 (2017), CATL-367.  

  19. v.  S. Matthijs; E. Baran; J. Nare; C H. Wu,  B. Zugic,  M. Salmeron, R J.Madix; C. M.Friend, Diluted alloys based on noble metals as selective catalysts for oxidation and (de)hydrogenation,    254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Washington, DC, USA, August 20-24, 2017 (2017), COLL-416. 

  20. J. Liu, M. Uhlman, M. M. Montemore, J. Shan, C. H. E. Sykes, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Mechanistic Studies of Selective Hydrogenation Reactions with Palladium Gold Alloy Catalysts, 2017 AICHE annual meeting, Oct 29- Nov 3, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
  21. A. Trimpalis, J. Shan and M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos. Selective Dehudrogenation and Oxidation Reactions on NiAu Alloys a the Single Atom Limit, 2017 AICHE annual meeting, Oct 29- Nov 3, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
  22. J. Nare; S. Junjun; L. Hang; L. Jilei; E. Tobias; Y. Jianchao; M. M. Biener; J. Biener; M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos; C. M. Friend., Selective non-oxidative ethanol dehydrogenation on dilute NiCu alloys,  253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017 (2017), CATL-239. 
  23. M. Stamatakis, Decoding the rich behaviour of single atom alloys and identifying opportunities for catalyst design, 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017 (2017), CATL-210.
  24. R. J. Madix; C. M. Friend; M. L. Personick; B. Xu; L-C. Wang; B. Zugic; J. Biener; M. Biener, From surface science to practical catalysts for catalytic esterification and acylation,    253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017 (2017), CATL-92. 
  25. C. M. Friend, Dynamic evolution of catalytic surfaces,  253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017 (2017), COLL-96.
  26. R. J. Madix.; S. Karakalos; Y. Xu; A. Tkatchenko; F. Kabeer; W. Chen; E. Kaxiras; C. M. Friend, Competition for active sites in steady state catalytic reactions; importance of weak van der Waals interactions,  253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017 (2017), CATL-16.
  27. C. M. Friend, Award Address (ACS Award in Surface Chemistry sponsored by the ACS Division of Colloid & Surface Chemistry). Understanding of selective oxidation catalysis through surface science,  253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, United States, April 2-6, 2017 (2017), COLL-610. 

  28. C. Barroo, A. J. Akey, T. Egle, J. Biener and D. C. Bell, Crystallographic Determination of Nanoporous Catalysts, 2016 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, 27 November - 2 December, 2016.

  29. J. Biener, Nanoporous Metals for Energy Applications, Second International Workshop Nanoporous Materials by Alloy Corrosion, Seehotel Weingärtner, Nohfelden, Germany, October 23-27, 2016
  30. C. M. Friend, S. G. Karakalos, F. Hiebel, F. Xu, Y. Chen, W. Chen, C. F. Kabeer, M. M. Montemore, B. Zugic, J. Biener, A. Tkatchenko, Design principles for sustainable catalysis from fundamental surface chemistry,  251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, March 13-16, 2016.
  31. N. Janvelyan, J. Shan, T. M. Egle, J. Ye, J. Biener, M. Flyztani-Stephanopoulous, C. M. Friend, Selective ethanol dehydrogenation on nanoporous CuNi,   Designing New Heterogeneous Catalysts: Faraday Discussion, April 4-6, 2016, London, UK
  32. C. Barroo, N. Janvelyan, B. Zugic, A. P. Magyar, A. J. Akey, J. Biener, C. M. Friend, and D. C. Bell, Surface Modifications during a Catalytic Reaction: a Combined APT and FIB/SEM Analysis of Surface Segregation, Microscopy & Microanalysis 2016 Meeting, Columbus, Ohio, July 24, 2016.
  33. Succi. S, Lattice Boltzmann Beyond Navier-Stokes: where do we stand? 3rd Bird Lecture, 31 Int. Symp. on Rarefied Gas Dynamics, Victoria, Canada, July 1, 2016.
  34. J. Biener, J. Ye, T. Egle, M.M. Biener, J. Shan, N. Janvelyan, L-C. Wang, C.  Barroo, M. A. Worsley, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos,  Synthesis of bulk mesoporous dilute alloy catalysts, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, March 13-16, 2016.
  35. R. J. Madix, B. Zugic, S. G. Karakalos, K. Stowers, M. M. Biener, J. Biener, C. M. Friend,  Continuous gas phase catalytic production of methyl acrylates by nanoporous gold-mediated cross coupling, 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, March 13-16, 2016.
  36. B. Zugic, Dynamic Evolution of Nanoporous Gold Catalysts During Activation and Selective Oxidation Reactions, Second International Workshop Nanoporous Materials by Alloy Corrosion, Seehotel Weingärtner, Nohfelden, Germany, October 23, 2016.
  37. J. Shan, H. Li, J. Ye, N. Janvelyan, J. Liu, J. Biener, C. M. Friend,  and M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Selective Dehydrogenation of Ethanol on NiCu Nanoparticles and Nanoporous NiCuInternational Symposium for Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE 24), Minneapolis, MN, June 12-15, 2016.
  38. F. Hiebel, B. Shong, M. M. Montemore, C. M. Friend, A Model Study for Gold Catalysis: Ordering of Adsorbates and Impact on the Catalyst Surface Structure, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting 2015, Boston, USA
  39. B. Zugic, M. Personick, D. Zakharov, E. A. Stach, R. J. Madix and C. M. Friend, Dynamic Surface Reconstructions of Nanoporous Gold Catalysts during Activation and Selective Oxidation Reactions (# 415163), 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov 8-13, Salt lake City, Utah, USA.
  40. B. Shong, F. Hiebel, R. J. Madix and C. M. Friend, Decomposition Kinetics and Structure of Acetate on Au(110) Studied By Temperature Programmed Reaction Spectroscopy and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy (#645e), 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting, Nov 8-13, Salt lake City, Utah, USA.
  41. S. G. Karakalos, Y. Xu, C. M. Friend, R. J. Madix , Fundamental reactions and competition for active sites on gold single-crystal surfaces, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015 (2015), CATL-416
  42. F. Hiebel, M. M. Montemore,  S. Bonggeun,  C. M. Friend,  Atomic insight into gold catalysis via scanning tunneling microscopy model study of Au(110), 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015 (2015), CATL-415.
  43. B. Shong, F. Hiebel, Fanny, R. J. Madix,  C.M. Friend, Decomposition kinetics of self-assembled acetate on the Au(110) surface,  250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015 (2015), CATL-413.
  44. B. Zugic, M. L. Personick, R. J. Madix, C. M. Friend, Observations of dynamic restructuring of nanoporous gold during selective alcohol coupling reactions, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015 (2015), CATL-353.
  45. M. M. Montemore, E. Kaxiras, C. M. Friend, R. J. Madix, O2 and AgAu alloys: Surface structure and reactivity, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States, August 16-20, 2015 (2015), CATL-287.
  46. M. L. Personick, B. Zugic, C. M. Friend, Tailored mesoscale gold alloy materials for energy- and resource-efficient catalysis, 249th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO, United States, March 22-26, 2015 (2015), PHYS-316.
  47. M. M. Montemore and E. Kaxiras,  Alloys of Noble Metals with Reactive Metals: Structure and Reactivity. Poster presentation at North American Meeting of the North American Catalysis Society, Pittsburgh, PA, June 14-19, 2015,
  48. M. M. Montemore, L-C. Wang, C. M. Friend, R. J. Madix, and E.  Kaxiras. DFT Studies of the Structure and Reactivity of AgAu Alloys. Oral presentation at American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA August 16-20, 2015.
  49. M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, M. Yang, C. Wang, J. Shan, J. Liu,  Heterogeneous catalysis at the single-atom limit: A diverse reaction landscape, CATL: 1, Oral presentation at American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA August 16-20, 2015.
  50.  J. Liu, J. Shan, M. Yang, H. Li, T. Haas, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Platinum-copper single atom alloys for selective hydrogenation and dehydrogenation reactions, CATL: 31, Oral presentation at American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA August 16-20, 2015.
  51. F. Tao, L. Nguyen, Tracking surface chemistry of a catalyst during catalysis with a lab-based ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectrometer, CATL: 71, Oral presentation at American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA August 16-20, 2015.
  52. C. Barroo, A. P. Magyar and D. C. Bell, Sample preparation and analysis of nanoporous catalysts by atom probe tomography, 2015 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting & Exhibit, Boston, MA, USA, 29 November – 4 December, 2015.
  53. C. Barroo, Field Emission Techniques for Catalysis Applications, Harvard/MIT Workshop on Materials Grand Challenges for Atom Probe Tomography, Cambridge, MA, USA, 8 December, 2014.
  54. C. Barroo, A. P. Magyar and D. C. Bell, Nanoscale investigation of nanoporous catalysts by atom probe tomography, New England Catalysis Society Spring Meeting, Worcester, MA, USA, 29 May, 2015.
  55. C. M. Friend, Plenary Lecturer, Royal Society Meeting, Surface reactions: Informing catalyst design through fundamental studies, Catalysis improving society, The Royal Society, London, Jun 8-9 2015. 
  56. F. C. Kabeer and A. Tkatchenko, Role of van der Waals interactions in catalytic processes at surfaces, Psi-k 2015 Conference, September 6-10 at Donostia/San Sebastián.