Heterogeneous Catalysis · Kinetics and Mechanisms · Zeolite and Molecular Sieve Synthesis
Carbon Feedstock (Petroleum, Gas, Biomass) Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals
NOx Pollution Abatement · Pharmaceutical Catalysis


Apr. 2015: Welcome to Young Gul Hur, who is a visiting graduate student from Korea University in Prof. Kwan-Young Lee's group, as part of the BK Plus Exchange program between Purdue University and Korea University!

Apr. 2015: John's new article on using ammonia as a selective gaseous titrant of Brønsted acid sites in Cu-zeolites is in press at Topics of Catalysis!

Mar. 2015: Congratulations to Jason Bates for receiving an Honorable Mention in the 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program!

Feb. 2015: Congratulations to John Di Iorio for receiving a 2015 Kokes Award for the 24th North American Catalysis Society Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA!

Feb. 2015: We gratefully acknowledge the 3M Corporation for selecting Raj Gounder as a recipient of the 2015 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award.

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[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., (2015) DOI: 10.1007/s11244-015-0387-8

[17] Isolation of the Copper Redox Steps in the Standard Selective Catalytic Reduction on Cu-SSZ-13, C. Paolucci, A. A. Verma, S. A. Bates, V. F. Kispersky, J. T. Miller, R. Gounder, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro*, W. F. Schneider*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53 (2014) 11828-11833

[16] Hydrophobic Microporous and Mesoporous Oxides as Brønsted and Lewis Acid Catalysts for Biomass Conversion in Liquid Water, R. Gounder*, Catal. Sci. Technol., 4 (2014) 2877-2886

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