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journal articles

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

[52] I. Khurana, C. B. Jones, A. J. Shih, W. F. Schneider, W. N. Delgass, J. T. Miller, F. H. Ribeiro, R. Gounder*, "Effects of Dioxygen Pressure on Turnover Rates of NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction with NH3 on Cu-CHA Zeolites"

[51] J. R. Di Iorio, A. J. Hoffman, C. T. Nimlos, S. Nystrom, D. Hibbitts*, R. Gounder*, "Mechanistic Origins of the High-Pressure Inhibition of Methanol Dehydration Rates in Small-Pore Acidic Zeolites"

2019

[50] B. C. Bukowski, J. S. Bates, R. Gounder, J. Greeley*, "Defect-Mediated Ordering of Condensed Water Structures in Microporous Zeolites", Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2019), DOI: 10.1002/anie.201908151

[49] S. Vernuccio, E. E. Bickel, R. Gounder, L. J. Broadbelt*, "Microkinetic Model of Propylene Oligomerization on Brønsted Acidic Zeolites at Low Conversion", ACS Catalysis, 9 (2019) 8996-9008 (PDF | SI)

[48] S. Li, R. Gounder, A. Debellis, I. B. Müller, S. Prasad, A. Moini, W. F. Schneider*, "Influence of N,N,N-Trimethyl-1-Adamantyl Ammonium Structure Directing Agent on Al Substitution in SSZ-13 Zeolite", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 123 (2019) 17454-17458 (PDF | SI)

[47] Y. G. Hur^, P. M. Kester^, C. T. Nimlos, Y. Cho, J. T. Miller, R. Gounder*, "Influence of Tetrapropylammonium and Ethylenediamine Structure-Directing Agents on the Framework Al Distribution in B-Al-MFI Zeolites", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 58 (2019) 11849-11860 (PDF | SI)

[46] J. S. Bates, B. C. Bukowski, J. W. Harris, J. Greeley, R. Gounder*, "Distinct Catalytic Reactivity of Sn Substituted in Framework Locations and at Defect Grain Boundaries in Sn-Zeolites", ACS Catalysis, 9 (2019) 6146-6168 (PDF | SI)

[45] R. Gounder*, A. Moini*, "Automotive NOx Abatement Using Zeolite-Based Technologies", Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 4 (2019) 966-968 (PDF)

[44] M. J. Cordon, J. N. Hall, J. W. Harris, J. S. Bates, S.-J. Hwang, R. Gounder*, "Deactivation of Sn-Beta Zeolites Caused by Structural Transformation of Hydrophobic to Hydrophilic Micropores During Aqueous-Phase Glucose Isomerization", Catalysis Science & Technology, 9 (2019) 1654-1668 (PDF | SI)

[43] A. J. Shih, I. Khurana, H. Li, J. González, A. Kumar, C. Paolucci, T. M. Lardinois, C. B. Jones, J. D. Albarracin-Caballero, K. Kamasamudram, A. Yezerets, W. N. Delgass, J. T. Miller, A. L. Villa, W. F. Schneider*, R. Gounder*, F. H. Ribeiro*, "Spectroscopic and Kinetic Responses of Cu-SSZ-13 to SO2 Exposure and Implications for NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction", Applied Catalysis A, 574 (2019) 122-131 (PDF | SI)

[42] D. T. Bregante, A. M. Johnson, A, Y. Patel, E. Z. Ayla, M. J. Cordon, B. C. Bukowski, J. Greeley, R. Gounder, D. W. Flaherty*, "Cooperative Effects Between Hydrophilic Pores and Solvents: Catalytic Consequences of Hydrogen-Bonding on Alkene Epoxidation in Zeolites", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141 (2019) 7302-7319 (PDF | SI)

[41] H. Li^, C. Paolucci^, I. Khurana, L. N. Wilcox, F. Göltl, J. D. Albarracin-Caballero, A. J. Shih, F. H. Ribeiro, R. Gounder*, W. F. Schneider*, "Consequences of Exchange-Site Heterogeneity and Dynamics on the UV-Visible Spectrum of Cu-Exchanged SSZ-13", Chemical Science, 10 (2019) 2373-2384 (PDF | SI)

2018

[40] R. Joshi, G. Zhang, J. T. Miller, R. Gounder*, "Evidence for the Coordination-Insertion Mechanism of Ethene Dimerization at Nickel Cations Exchanged onto Beta Molecular Sieves", ACS Catalysis, 8 (2018) 11407-11422 (PDF | SI)

[39] M. J. Cordon, J. W. Harris, J. C. Vega-Vila, J. S. Bates, S. Kaur, M. Gupta, M. E. Witzke, E. C. Wegener, J. T. Miller, D. W. Flaherty, D. D. Hibbitts, R. Gounder*, "Dominant Role of Entropy in Stabilizing Sugar Isomerization Transition States within Hydrophobic Zeolite Pores", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140 (2018) 14244-14266 (PDF | SI)

[38] S. Li, H. Li, R. Gounder, A. Debellis, I. B. Müller, S. Prasad, A. Moini, W. F. Schneider*, "First-Principles Comparison of Proton and Divalent Copper Cation Exchange Energy Landscapes in SSZ-13 Zeolite", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122 (2018) 23564-23573 (PDF | SI)

[37] B. C. Bukowski, J. S. Bates, R. Gounder, J. Greeley*, "First Principles, Microkinetic, and Experimental Analysis of Lewis Acid Site Speciation During Ethanol Dehydration on Sn-Beta Zeolites", Journal of Catalysis, 365 (2018) 261-276 (PDF | SI)

[36] J. S. Bates, R. Gounder*, "Influence of Confining Environment Polarity on Ethanol Dehydration Catalysis by Lewis Acid Zeolites", Journal of Catalysis, 365 (2018) 213-226 (PDF | SI)

[35] P. M. Kester, J. T. Miller, R. Gounder*, "Ammonia Titration Methods to Quantify Brønsted Acid Sites in Zeolites Substituted with Aluminum and Boron Heteroatoms", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 57 (2018) 6673-6683 (PDF | SI)

[34] B. C. Knott^, C. T. Nimlos^, D. J. Robichaud, M. R. Nimlos, S. Kim*, R. Gounder*, "Consideration of the Aluminum Distribution in Zeolites in Theoretical and Experimental Catalysis Research", ACS Catalysis, 8 (2018) 770-784 (PDF)

2014-2017

[33] J. W. Harris^, W.-C. Liao^, J. R. Di Iorio, A. M. Henry, T.-C. Ong, A. Comas-Vives, C. Copèret*, R. Gounder*, "Molecular Structure and Confining Environment of Sn Sites in Single-Site Chabazite Zeolites", Chemistry of Materials, 29 (2017) 8824-8837 (PDF | SI)

[32] J. R. Di Iorio, C. T. Nimlos, R. Gounder*, "Introducing Catalytic Diversity into Single-Site Chabazite Zeolites of Fixed Composition via Synthetic Control of Active Site Proximity", ACS Catalysis, 7 (2017) 6663-6674 (PDF | SI)

[31] C. Paolucci, I. Khurana, A. A. Parekh, S. Li, A. J. Shih, H. Li, J. R. Di Iorio, J. D. Albarracin-Caballero, A. Yezerets, J. T. Miller, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, W. F. Schneider*, R. Gounder*, "Dynamic Multinuclear Sites Formed by Mobilized Copper Ions in NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction", Science, 357 (2017) 898-903 (PDF | SI)

[30] J. D. Albarracin-Caballero^, I. Khurana^, J. R. Di Iorio, A. J. Shih, J. E. Schmidt, M. Dusselier, M. E. Davis, A. Yezerets, J. T. Miller, F. H. Ribeiro*, R. Gounder*, "Structural and Kinetic Changes to Small-Pore Cu-Zeolites After Hydrothermal Aging Treatments and Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx with Ammonia", Reaction Chemistry & Engineering, 2 (2017) 168-179 (PDF | SI)

[29] C. Paolucci, J. R. Di Iorio, F. H. Ribeiro, R. Gounder, W. F. Schneider*, "Catalysis Science of NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction with Ammonia over Cu-SSZ-13 and Cu-SAPO-34", Advances in Catalysis, 59 (2016) 1-107 (PDF)

[28] J. C. Vega-Vila, J. W. Harris, R. Gounder*, "Controlled Insertion of Tin Atoms into Zeolite Framework Vacancies and Consequences for Glucose Isomerization Catalysis", Journal of Catalysis, 344 (2016) 108-120 (PDF | SI)

[27] V. J. Cybulskis, J. W. Harris, Y. Zvinevich, F. H. Ribeiro*, R. Gounder*, "A Transmission Infrared Cell Design for Temperature-Controlled Adsorption and Reactivity Studies on Heterogeneous Catalysts", Review of Scientific Instruments, 87 (2016) 103101 (PDF | SI)

[26] P. Wolf, W.-C. Liao, T.-C. Ong, M. Valla, J. W. Harris, R. Gounder, W. N. P. van der Graaff, E. A. Pidko, E. J. M. Hensen, P. Ferini, J. Dijkmans, B. Sels, I. Hermans, C. Copèret*, "Identifying Sn Site Heterogeneities Prevalent Among Sn-Beta Zeolites", Helvetica Chimica Acta, 99 (2016) 916-927 (PDF | SI)

[25] V. J. Cybulskis, F. H. Ribeiro, R. Gounder*, "Using a Hands-On Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition Activity to Teach Catalysis Concepts to K-12 Students", Journal of Chemical Education, 93 (2016) 1406-1410 (PDF | SI)

[24] V. J. Cybulskis, A. D. Smeltz, Y. Zvinevich, R. Gounder, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro*, "Learning the Fundamentals of Kinetics and Reaction Engineering with the Catalytic Oxidation of Methane", Chemical Engineering Education, 50 (2016) 202-210 (PDF | SI)

[23] C. Paolucci, A. A. Parekh, I. Khurana, J. R. Di Iorio, H. Li, J. D. Albarracin Caballero, A. Shih, T. Anggara, W. N. Delgass, J. T. Miller, F. H. Ribeiro, R. Gounder, W. F. Schneider*, "Catalysis in a Cage: Condition-Dependent Speciation and Dynamics of Exchanged Cu Cations in SSZ-13 Zeolites", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138 (2016) 6028-6048 (PDF | SI)

[22] J. R. Di Iorio, R. Gounder*, "Controlling the Isolation and Pairing of Aluminum in Chabazite Zeolites Using Mixtures of Organic and Inorganic Structure-Directing Agents", Chemistry of Materials, 28 (2016) 2236-2247 (PDF | SI)

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

[20] H. T. Hwang, J. R. Martinelli, R. Gounder, A. Varma*, "Kinetic Study of Pd-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of N-Benzyl-4-Fluoroaniline", Chemical Engineering Journal, 288 (2016) 758-769 (PDF)

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

[18] S.-J. Hwang*, R. Gounder, Y. Bhawe, M. Orazov, R. Bermejo-Deval, M. E. Davis, "Solid State NMR Characterization of Sn-Beta Zeolites that Catalyze Glucose Isomerization and Epimerization", Topics in Catalysis, 58 (2015) 435-440 (PDF)

[17] 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*, "Isolation of the Copper Redox Steps in the Standard Selective Catalytic Reduction on Cu-SSZ-13", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53 (2014) 11828-11833 (PDF | SI)

[16] R. Gounder*, "Hydrophobic Microporous and Mesoporous Oxides as Brønsted and Lewis Acid Catalysts for Biomass Conversion in Liquid Water", Catalysis Science & Technology, 4 (2014) 2877-2886 (PDF)

[15] S. A. Bates, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, J. T. Miller*, R. Gounder*, "Methods for NH3 Titration of Brønsted Acid Sites in Cu-Zeolites that Catalyze the Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx with NH3", Journal of Catalysis, 312 (2014) 26-36 (PDF | SI)

[14] S. Caratzoulas, M. E. Davis, R. J. Gorte, R. Gounder, R. F. Lobo, V. Nikolakis, S. I. Sandler, M. A. Snyder, M. Tsapatsis, D. G. Vlachos*, "Challenges of and Insights into Acid-Catalyzed Transformations of Sugars", Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 118 (2014) 22815-22833 (PDF)

[13] R. Bermejo-Deval^, M. Orazov^, R. Gounder, S.-J. Hwang, M. E. Davis*, "Active Sites in Sn-Beta for Glucose Isomerization to Fructose and Epimerization to Mannose", ACS Catalysis, 4 (2014) 2288-2297 (PDF | SI)

2008-2013

[12] R. Gounder, M. E. Davis*, "Monosaccharide and Disaccharide Isomerization over Lewis Acid Sites in Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Molecular Sieves", Journal of Catalysis, 308 (2013) 176-188 (PDF | SI)

[11] R. Gounder, M. E. Davis*, "Titanium-Beta Zeolites Catalyze the Stereospecific Isomerization of D-Glucose to L-Sorbose via Intramolecular C5-C1 Hydride Shift", ACS Catalysis, 3 (2013) 1469-1476 (PDF | SI)

[10] R. Gounder, E. Iglesia*, "The Catalytic Diversity of Zeolites: Confinement and Solvation Effects within Voids of Molecular Dimensions", Chemical Communications, 49 (2013) 3491-3509 (PDF)

[9] R. Gounder, M. E. Davis*, "Beyond Shape Selective Catalysis in Zeolites: Hydrophobic Void Spaces in Zeolites Enable Catalysis in Liquid Water", AIChE Journal, 59 (2013) 3349-3358 (PDF)

[8] R. Bermejo-Deval^, R. Gounder^, M. E. Davis*, "Framework and Extraframework Tin Sites in Zeolite Beta React Glucose Differently", ACS Catalysis, 2 (2012) 2705-2713 (PDF | SI)

[7] R. Gounder, E. Iglesia*, "The Roles of Entropy and Enthalpy in Stabilizing Ion-Pairs at Transition States in Zeolite Acid Catalysis", Accounts of Chemical Research, 45 (2012) 229-238 (PDF | SI)

[6] R. Gounder, A. J. Jones, R. T. Carr, E. Iglesia*, "Solvation and Acid Strength Effects on Catalysis by Faujasite Zeolites", Journal of Catalysis, 286 (2012) 214-223 (PDF | SI)

[5] R. Gounder, E. Iglesia*, "Catalytic Alkylation Routes via Carbonium-Ion-Like Transition States on Acidic Zeolites", ChemCatChem, 3 (2011) 1134-1138 (PDF | SI)

[4] R. Gounder, E. Iglesia*, "Catalytic Hydrogenation of Alkenes on Acidic Zeolites: Mechanistic Connections to Monomolecular Alkane Dehydrogenation", Journal of Catalysis, 277 (2011) 36-45 (PDF | SI)

[3] R. Gounder, E. Iglesia*, "Effects of Partial Confinement on the Specificity of Monomolecular Alkane Reactions for Acid Sites in Side Pockets of Mordenite", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 49 (2010) 808-811 (PDF | SI)

[2] R. Gounder, E. Iglesia*, "Catalytic Consequences of Spatial Constraints and Acid Site Location for Monomolecular Alkane Activation on Zeolites", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 131 (2009) 1958-1971 (PDF | SI)

[1] A. Bhan, R. Gounder, J. Macht, E. Iglesia*, "Entropy Considerations in Monomolecular Cracking of Alkanes on Acidic Zeolites", Journal of Catalysis, 253 (2008) 221-224 (PDF | SI)

Patents

[7] R. Gounder, J. R. Di Iorio. C. B. Jones, C. T. Nimlos, V. Vatipalli, S. Prasad, E. Kunkes, A. Moini, "Chabazite Synthesis Method Including Organic and Inorganic Structure Directing Agents", U. S. Provisional Application No. 62/882,108 (2019)

[6] C. H. McAteer, M. S. Baig, K. L. Powell, J. W. Harris, R. Gounder, "Zeolite Catalyst", WIPO PCT Application No. WO/2019/089920 (2019) (PDF)

[5] R. Gounder, R. Joshi, "Nickel-Based Microporous and Mesoporous Catalysts for Selective Olefin Oligomerization", WIPO PCT Application No. WO/2019/028022 (2019) (PDF)

[4] J. T. Miller, R. Gounder, F. H. Ribeiro, H.-T. Tseng, P. M. Kester, Y. G. Hur, Y. R. Cho, "Increased Oligomer Selectivity From Olefin Oligomerization by Incorporation of Boron", WIPO PCT Application No. WO/2019/028035 (2019) (PDF)

[3] R. Gounder, J. C. Vega-Vila, J. W. Harris, "Processes for Producing Materials Having a Zeolite-Type Framework with Heteroatoms Incorporated Therein", U. S. Patent Application No. 15/686,235 (2018) (PDF)

[2] R. Gounder, J. R. Di Iorio, "Methods of Synthesizing Chabazite Zeolites with Controlled Aluminum Distribution and Structures Made Therefrom", U. S. Patent Application No. 15/297,707 (2017) (PDF)

[1B] M. E. Davis, R. Gounder, "Conversion of Glucose to Sorbose", WIPO PCT Application No. WO/2014/168697 (2014) (PDF)

[1A] M. E. Davis, R. Gounder, "Conversion of Glucose to Sorbose", U. S. Patent No. 9255120 B2 (2016) (PDF)

PhD Theses

[4] Ravi K. Joshi, Purdue University (2019), "Mechanistic Investigations of Ethene Dimerization and Oligomerization Catalyzed by Nickel-Containing Zeotypes"

[3] John R. Di Iorio, Purdue University (2018), "Synthetic Methods to Control Aluminum Proximity in Chabazite Zeolites and Consequences for Acid and Redox Catalysis"

[2] Michael J. Cordon, Purdue University (2018), "Consequences of the Hydrophobicity and Spatial Constraints of Confining Environments in Lewis Acid Zeolites for Aqueous-Phase Glucose Isomerization Catalysis"

[1] James W. Harris, Purdue University (2017), "Titration and Characterization of Lewis Acid Sites in Siliceous Oxides for the Catalysis of Oxygenates"

[0] Rajamani P. Gounder, University of California, Berkeley (2011), "Consequences of Confinement in Zeolite Acid Catalysis" (PDF)