Edited Books & Journal Issues
 
 4. Olarte, M. V.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.; Wang, H.; Tao, F. Eds. 
Special Issue in "Catalysts & Catalytic Technologies for Conversion of Biomass & Its Bioderivatives"
Catalysis Today, Elsevier, 2017 (In progress)

 
3. Bravo-Suarez, J.J. Ed. 
Special Issue in "In Situ and Operando Characterization in Catalysis"
Catalysts, MDPI, 2017 (In Progress)



2. Wang, X.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.; Li, W.; Schwartz, V. Eds.
"Special Issue in Honor of Professor S. Ted Oyama"
Top. Catal. 58 (4-6), Springer, 2015, pp. 390.


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1. Bravo-Suarez, J.J.; Kidder, M.K.; Schwartz, V. Eds.
"Novel Materials for Catalysis and Fuel Processing"
ACS Symp. Ser. 1132, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2013, pp. 343.


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Refereed Journal Articles

31. Bravo-Suarez, J.J.; Maiti, S.K.; Venkitasubramanian, P.
Highly Active Tungsten-Based Homogeneous Venturello Catalyst for the Epoxidation of Soybean Oil
In Preparation (2017)
 

30. Srinivasan, P.D.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.
Improved Design of a Commercial in Situ Diffuse Reflectance Reaction Cell for Optical-fiber UV-Visible Spectroscopy
In Preparation (2017)


29. Keshri, K.S.; Santra, C.; Tang, Y.; Sreedhar, B.; Pandey, J.K.; Tao, F.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.;* Chowdhury, B.*
Gold Supported on Tl Doped CeO2: a Highly Active and Selective Catalyst for Benzyl Alcohol Aerobic Oxidation at Mild Conditions
Submitted (2017)


28. Kumar, R.; Enjamuri, N.; Shah, S.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.;* Chowdhury, B.*
Overview of Ketonization Reaction of Oxygenated Hydrocarbons on Ceria Based Catalysts
Accepted for Publication in Catalysis Today (2017)


27. Srinivasan, P.D.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.
Design Characteristics of in Situ and Operando UV-Visible and Vibrational Spectroscopic Reaction Cells for Heterogeneous Catalysis
Accepted for Publication in Catalysis Reviews: Science & Engineering (2017)
 
 
26. Medina, J.C.; Figueroa, M.; Manrique, R.; Rodriguez-Pereira, J.; Srinivasan, P.D.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.; Baldovino Medrano, V.G.; Jimenez, R.; Karelovic, A.
Catalytic consequences of Ga promotion on Cu for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol
Catal. Sci. & Technol. 2017, 7, 3375-3387

25. Leon, A.Y.; Guzman, A.; Laverde, D.; Chaudhari, R.V.; Subramaniam, B.; Bravo-Suarez, J.J.*
Thermal Cracking and Catalytic Hydrocracking of a Colombian Vacuum Residue and Its Maltenes and Asphaltenes Fractions in Toluene
Energy Fuels 2017, 31, 3868-3877


 24. Bravo-Suarez, J.J.; Wang, X.; Li, W.; Schwartz, V.
"Preface: Special Issue in Honor of Professor S. Ted Oyama: 2014 ACS Distinguished Researcher Award in Petroleum Chemistry and Storch Award in Fuel Science"
Top. Catal. 2015, 58, 191-193.



 23. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Subramaniam, B.; Chaudhari, R.V.
"Vapor-phase methanol and ethanol coupling reactions on CuMgAl mixed metal oxides"
Appl. Catal., A 2013, 455, 234-246.

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22. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Chaudhari, R.V.; Subramaniam, B.
"Design of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Fuels and Chemicals Processing: An Overview"
In: Novel Materials for Catalysis and Fuels Processing, Bravo-Suárez, J.J., Kidder, M.K., Schwartz, V. (Eds.), American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., 2013, pp. 3-68. [pdf]

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 21. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Subramaniam, B.; Chaudhari, R.V.
"Ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy and temperature programmed techniques as tools for structural characterization of Cu in CuMgAlOx mixed metal oxides"
J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 18207-18221.

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 20. Chowdhury, B.; Bando, K.K.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Tsubota, S.; Haruta, M.
"Activity of silylated titanosilicate supported gold nanoparticles towards direct propylene epoxidation reaction in the presence of trimethylamine"
J. Mol. Catal. A: Chem. 2012, 359, 21-27.

 19. Lu, J.Q.; Zhang, X.M.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Fujitani, T.; Oyama, S.T.
"Effect of composition and promoters in Au/TS-1 catalysts for direct propylene epoxidation using H-2 and O-2"
Catal. Today 2009, 147, 186-195.

 18. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Lu, J.I.; Haruta, M.; Fujitani, T.; Oyama, S.T.
"Transient technique for identification of true reaction intermediates: Hydroperoxide species in propylene epoxidation on gold/titanosilicate catalysts by X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy"
J. Phys. Chem. C 2008, 112, 1115-1123.

 17. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Fujitani, T.; Oyama, S.T.
"Mechanistic study of propane selective oxidation with H-2 and O-2 on Au/TS-1"
J. Catal. 2008, 257, 32-42.

 16. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Lu, J.Q.; Fujitani, T.; Oyama, S.T.
"Oxidation of propane to propylene oxide on gold catalysts"
J. Catal. 2008, 255, 114-126.

 15. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Akita, T.; Fujitani, T.; Fuhrer, T.J.; Oyama, S.T.
"Propane reacts with O-2 and H-2 on gold supported TS-1 to form oxygenates with high selectivity"
Chem. Commun. (Cambridge, U. K.) 2008, 3272-3274.

 14. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Lu, J.; Dallos, C.G.; Fujitani, T.; Oyama, S.T.
"Kinetic study of propylene epoxidation with H-2 and O-2 over a gold/mesoporous titanosilicate catalyst"
J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 17427-17436.

 13. Lu, J.Q.; Zhang, X.M.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Fujitani, T.; Oyama, S.T.
"Direct propylene epoxidation over/barium-promoted Au/Ti-TUD catalysts with H-2 and O-2: Effect of Au particle size"
J. Catal. 2007, 250, 350-359.

 12. Lu, J.Q.; Zhang, X.M.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Tsubota, S.; Gaudet, J.; Oyama, S.T.
"Kinetics of propylene epoxidation using H-2 and O-2 over a gold/mesoporous titanosilicate catalyst"
Catal. Today 2007, 123, 189-197.

 11. Haruta, M.; Chowdhury, B.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Daté, M.; Mimura, N.; Lu, J.Q.; Bando, K.K.; Tsubota, S.
"Mesoporous Titanosilicates Supported Gold Nanoparticles for the Gas Phase Epoxidation of Propylene"
Shokubai (Catalysts & Catalysis) 2007, 49, 120-122.

 10. Lu, J.Q.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Haruta, M.; Oyama, S.T.
"Direct propylene epoxidation over modified Ag/CaCO3 catalysts"
Appl. Catal., A 2006, 302, 283-295.

 9. Song, Z.; Mimura, N.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Akita, T.; Tsubota, S.; Oyama, S.T.
"Gas-phase epoxidation of propylene through radicals generated by silica-supported molybdenum oxide"
Appl. Catal., A 2007, 316, 142-151.

 8. Mimura, N.; Tsubota, S.; Murata, K.; Bando, K.K.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Haruta, M.; Oyama, S.T.
"Gas-phase radical generation by Ti oxide clusters supported on silica: application to the direct epoxidation of propylene to propylene oxide using molecular oxygen as an oxidant"
Catal. Lett. 2006, 110, 47-51.

 7. Chowdhury, B.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Mimura, N.; Lu, J.Q.; Bando, K.K.; Tsubota, S.; Haruta, M.
"In situ UV-vis and EPR study on the formation of hydroperoxide species during direct gas phase propylene epoxidation over Au/Ti-SiO2 catalyst"
J. Phys. Chem. B 2006, 110, 22995-22999.
 6. Chowdhury, B.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Date, M.; Tsubota, S.; Haruta, M.
"Trimethylamine as a gas-phase promoter: Highly efficient epoxidation of propylene over supported gold catalysts"
Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2006, 45, 412-415.



 5. Lu, J.Q.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Takahashi, A.; Haruta, M.; Oyama, S.T.
"In situ UV-vis studies of the effect of particle size on the epoxidation of ethylene and propylene on supported silver catalysts with molecular oxygen"
J. Catal. 2005, 232, 85-95.
 4. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Páez-Mozo, E.A.; Oyama, S.T.
"Intercalation of decamolybdodicobaltate (III) anion in layered double hydroxides"
Chem. Mater. 2004, 16, 1214-1225.

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 3. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Páez-Mozo, E.A.; Oyama, S.T.
"Review of the synthesis of layered double hydroxides: A thermodynamic approach"
Quim. Nova 2004, 27, 601-614. [pdf]



 2. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Páez-Mozo, E.A.; Oyama, S.T.
"Models for the estimation of thermodynamic properties of layered double hydroxides: Application to the study of their anion exchange characteristics"
Quim. Nova 2004, 27, 574-581. [pdf]



 1. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Páez-Mozo, E.A.; Oyama, S.T.
"Microtextural properties of layered double hydroxides: a theoretical and structural model"
Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2004, 67, 1-17.

Meetings & Symposia    
8. Priya SrinivasanJuan J. Bravo-Suárez*
"In Situ Plasmon Resonance UV-Visible Spectroscopy of Gold Catalysts as a Tool for Prediction of Catalytic Activity" 
NAM25, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Denver, CO, June 4-9, 2017

7. Tomas Ofosu; Maria Ramirez; Marco Caricato; Alessandro Biancardi; Amy Jystad; Juan J. Bravo-Suárez*
"In Situ and Operando DRIFTS Characterization of Catalytic Sites on Metal­ Doped KIT-­6 during Alcohol Conversion Reactions" 
In Situ and Operando Spectroscopy of Catalysts Symposium, 
Division of Catalysis and Reaction Engineering, 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 13-18, 2016

6. Priya Srinivasan, Steven Nitz, Juan J. Bravo-Suarez* 
"Characterization of Gold-Metal Oxide Support Interactions and Estimation of Oxygen Storage Capacity of Supports using in Situ Diffuse Reflectance UV-Visible Spectroscopy" 
51st Midwest Regional Meeting - American Chemical Society, Manhattan, KS, Oct 26-28, 2016

5. Swarup K. Maiti, Juan J. Bravo-Suarez,* Padmesh Venkitasubramanian*
"Highly Active Tungsten-Based Homogeneous Venturello Catalyst for the Epoxidation of Soybean Oil" 
Catalysts & Catalytic Technologies for Conversion of Biomass & Its Derivatives, 
252nd ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 21-25, 2016

4. Priya D. Srinivasan; Juan J. Bravo-Suárez*
"In Situ UV-Visible Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy for Characterization of Gold-Metal Oxide Interactions" 
In Situ & Operando Spectroscopy of Catalysts, Division of 
Catalysis Science and Technology, 252nd ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 21-25, 2016

3. Chiranjit Santra, Juan J. Bravo-Suarez,* Franklin (Feng) Tao, Bojja Sreedhar, Jai K. Pandei, Biswajit Chowdhury*
"Highly Active and Selective Thallium Doped Ceria Supported Gold Catalyst for Benzyl Alcohol Aerobic Oxidation" 
Heterogeneous Catalysis for Selective Oxidation and Reduction Toward a Green Production Symposium, 
Division of Energy and Fuels, 252nd ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 21-25, 2016

2. Priya D. Srinivasan; Thomas Ofosu; Spencer Ho; Maria Ramirez; Juan J. Bravo-Suárez*
"In Situ & Operando UV-visible and FTIR Spectroscopies for Understanding Catalyst Active Sites" 
Gordon Research Conference, New London, NH, June 12-17, 2016

1. Priya D. Srinivasan; Juan J. Bravo-Suárez*
"Improved Design of a Commercial Diffuse Reflectance Reactor for In Situ Ultraviolet-Visible Spectroscopy Studies" 
Advances in Chemistry of Energy and Fuels, 
Division of Energy and Fuels, 251st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, Mar 13-17, 2016

Other Articles    
2. Lázaro, L.; Martinez, F.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Páez-Mozo, E.A. 
“Catalytic oxidation of phenol with hydrotalcite-like materials intercalated with Cu and Fe cyanocomplexes using hydrogen peroxide as an oxidant”  
XVIII Iberoamerican Symposium on Catalysis, Isla Margarita, Venezuela, Sept. 15-20, 2002, 1544-1549 (in Spanish).


1. Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Giraldo, S.; Centeno, A.; Páez-Mozo, E.A. 
"Catalysts for purification of industrial wastewaters containing compounds resistant to biodegradation"
III Iberoamerican Workshop of Catalysts for Environmental Protection, Cartagena, Colombia, Aug. 21-22, 1998, B2, 259-264 (in Spanish). [pdf]

Patents

3. Oyama, S.T.; Lu, J.Q.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Tsubota, S.; Fujitani, T.
“One-Step Preparation of Alkylene Oxides from Alkanes by Partial Oxidation Process at Low Temperature”
Japanese Patent JP 2009051769 (A), 2009

2. Oyama, S.T.; Zhang, X.; Lu, J.Q.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Bando, K.K.; Song, Z.; Tsubota, S.; Fujitani, T.
“Process for Producing Oxygenic Organic Compounds by Oxidation of Hydrocarbon with Good Conversion and Catalyst Stability”
PCT Int. Appl. WO 2008108398 A1, 2008

1. Oyama, S.T.; Zhang, X.; Lu, J.Q.; Bravo-Suárez, J.J.; Tsubota, S.; Bando, K.K.; Yoshimune, M.; Fujitani, T.
“Enhancement of Oxidation Reactions by Separate Feed of Reactants in Membrane Reactor” 
PCT Int. Appl. WO 2008035824 A1, 2008