Heterogeneous Catalysis · Kinetics and Mechanisms · Zeolite and Molecular Sieve Synthesis
Carbon Feedstock Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals · NOx Pollution Abatement


Feb. 2016: Raj Gounder receives the NSF CAREER Award to research synthesis strategies to control aluminum distribution in zeolites and to study their applications in NOx pollution abatement catalysis.

Jan. 2016: Congratulations to Jamie Harris for receiving a Dow Chemical Company Travel Award to deliver an oral presentation at the ISCRE 24 meeting in Minneapolis, MN in June 2016!

Jan. 2016: An article first-authored by Jamie Harris on quantification of open Lewis acid sites in Sn-Beta and the consequences of hydrophobic environments on glucose isomerization catalysis has been published by J. Catal.

Nov. 2015: Welcome to Claire Nimlos as the newest graduate student in the group!

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[24] Controlling the Isolation and Pairing of Aluminum in Chabazite Zeolites Using Mixtures of Organic and Inorganic Structure-Directing Agents, J. R. Di Iorio, R. Gounder*, (2016) submitted

[21] Titration and Quantification of Open and Closed Lewis Acid Sites in Sn-Beta Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization, J. W. Harris, M. J. Cordon, J. R. Di Iorio, J. C. Vega-Vila, F. H. Ribeiro, R. Gounder*, J. Catal., 335 (2016) 141-154

[19] The Dynamic Nature of Brønsted Acid Sites in Cu–Zeolites During NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction: Quantification by Gas-Phase Ammonia Titration, J. R. Di Iorio, S. A. Bates, A. A. Verma, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, J. T. Miller, R. Gounder*, Top. Catal., 58 (2015) 424-434

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