Select Publications

Select Publications

X. Han, T. Mou, A. Islam, S. Kang, Q. Chang, Z. Xie, X. Zhao, K. Sasaki, J.A. Rodriguez, P. Liu*, and J.G. Chen*, “Theoretical Prediction and Experimental Verification of IrOx Supported on Titanium Nitride for Acidic Oxygen Evolution Reaction”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, (2024) accepted.

Y. Yuan, E. Huang, S. Hwang, P. Liu and J.G. Chen*, “Converting Carbon Dioxide into Carbon Nanotubes by Reacting with Ethane”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 63 (2024) e202404047.

S. Garg, Z, Xie* and J.G. Chen*, “Tandem Catalytic Processes for CO2 Conversion”, Nature Chemical Engineering, 1 (2024) 139-148.

Z. Xie, E. Huang, S. Garg, S. Hwang, P. Liu*, J.G. Chen*, “CO2 fixation into carbon nanofibers using electrochemical-thermochemical tandem catalysis”, Nature Catalysis, 7 (2024) 98-109.

L. Jiang, K. Li*, W.N. Porter, H. Wang, G. Li* and J.G. Chen*, “Role of H2O in catalytic
conversion of C1 molecules”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 146 (2024) 2857-2875.

P. Cao, X. Quan*, X. Nie, K. Zhao, Y. Liu, S. Chen, H. Yu and J. G. Chen*, “Metal single-site catalyst design for electrocatalytic production of hydrogen peroxide at industrial-relevant currents”, Nature Communications, 14 (2023) 172.

Z. Xie and J.G. Chen*, “Bimetallic-derived catalytic structures for CO2-assisted ethane
activation”, Accounts of Chemical Research, 56 (2023) 2447.

P. Zhai, Z. Xie, E. Huang, D.R. Aireddy, H. Yu, D.A. Cullen, P. Liu*, J.G. Chen* and K. Ding*, “CO2-Mediated Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Propane Enabled by Pt-Based Bimetallic Catalysts”, Chem, 9 (2023) 3268.

A.N. Biswas, L.R. Winter, Z. Xie and J.G. Chen*, “Utilizing CO2 as a Reactant for C3
Oxygenate Production via Tandem Reactions”, JACS Au, 3 (2023) 293.

Q. Chang, Y. Liu, J.-H. Lee, D. Ologunagba, S. Hwang, Z. Xie, S. Kattel*, J.H. Lee* and J.G. Chen*, “Metal-coordinated Phthalocyanines as Platform Molecules for Understanding Isolated Metal Sites in Electrochemical Reduction of CO2”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 144 (2022) 16131.

A.N. Biswas, Z. Xie, R. Xia, S. Overa, F. Jiao* and J.G. Chen*, “Tandem Electrocatalytic-Thermocatalytic Reaction Scheme for CO2 Conversion to C3 Oxygenates”, ACS Energy Letters, 7 (2022) 2904.

I. Ro, J. Qi, S. Lee, M. Xu, X. Yan, Z. Xie, G. Zakem, A. Morales, J.G. Chen, X. Pan, D.G. Vlachos, S. Caratzoulas and P. Christopher*, “Bifunctional hydroformylation on heterogeneous Rh-WOX pair site catalysts”, Nature, 609 (2022) 287.

Z. Xie, X. Wang, X. Chen, P. Liu* and J.G. Chen*, “General Descriptors for CO2-Assisted Selective C-H/C-C Bond Scission in Ethane”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 114 (2022) 4186.

A.N. Biswas, L.R. Winter, B. Loenders, Z. Xie, A. Bogaerts* and J.G. Chen*, “Oxygenate Production from Plasma-Activated Reaction of CO2 and Ethane”, ACS Energy Letters, 7 (2022) 236.

Z. Xie, E. Gomez and J.G. Chen*, “Simultaneously Upgrading CO2 and Light Alkanes into Value-added Products”, AIChE Journal (Invited Perspective), 67 (2021) e17249.

Y. Wang, Y. Nian, A.N. Biswas, W. Li, Y. Han and J.G. Chen*, “Challenges and Opportunities in Utilizing MXenes of Carbides and Nitrides as Electrocatalysts”, Advanced Energy Materials, 11 (2021) 2002967.

L.R. Winter and J.G. Chen*, “N2 Fixation by Plasma-Activated Processes”, Joule, 5 (2021) 300.

D. Wang, Z. Xie, M.D. Porosoff* and J.G. Chen*, “Recent advances in carbon dioxide hydrogenation to produce olefins and aromatics”, Chem, 7 (2021) 2277.

D. Tian, S.R. Denny, K. Li*, H. Wang, S. Kattel* and J.G. Chen*, “Density Functional Theory Studies of Transition Metal Carbides and Nitrides as Electrocatalysts”, Chemical Society Reviews, 50, (2021) 12338.

R.M. Bullock*, J.G. Chen*, L. Gagliardi*, P.J. Chirik, O.K. Farha, C.H. Hendon, C.W. Jones, J.A. Keith, J. Klosin, S. D. Minteer, R.H. Morris, A.T. Radosevich, T.B. Rauchfuss, N.A. Strotman, A. Vojvodic, T.R. Ward, J.Y. Yang, and Y. Surendranath*, “Using nature’s blueprint to expand catalysis with Earth-abundant metals”, Science, 369 (2020) 786.

Y. Liu, D. Tian, A.N. Biswas, Z. Xie, S. Hwang, J.H. Lee, H. Meng and J.G. Chen*, “Transition Metal Nitrides as Promising Catalyst Supports for Tuning CO/H2 Syngas Production from Electrochemical CO2 Reduction”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59 (2020) 11345.

Z. Xie, Y. Xu, M. Xie, X. Chen, J.H. Lee, E. Stavitski, S. Kattel and J.G. Chen*, “Reactions of CO2 and Ethane Enable CO Bond Insertion for Production of C3 Oxygenates”, Nature Communications, 11 (2020) 1887.

Q. He, D. Liu, J.H. Lee, Y. Liu, Z. Xie, S. Hwang, S. Kattel*, L. Song*, and J.G. Chen*, “Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Syngas with Controllable CO/H2 Ratios over Co and Ni Single-Atom Catalysts”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59 (2020) 3033.

X. Jiang, X. Nie, X. Guo*, C. Song* and J.G. Chen*, “Recent Advances in Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation to Methanol via Heterogeneous Catalysis”, Chemical Reviews, 120 (2020) 7984.

E. Gomez, X. Nie, J.H. Lee, Z. Xie and J.G. Chen*, “Tandem reactions of CO2 reduction and ethane aromatization”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 141 (2019) 17771.

J.H. Lee, S. Kattel, Z. Jiang, Z. Xie, S. Yao, B.M. Tackett, W. Xu, N.S. Marinkovic, and J.G. Chen* “Tuning the Activity and Selectivity of Electroreduction of CO2 to Synthesis Gas using Bimetallic Catalysts”, Nature Communications, 10 (2019) 3724.

B.M. Tackett, E. Gomez and J.G. Chen*, “Net reduction of CO2 via its thermocatalytic and electrocatalytic transformation reactions in standard and hybrid processes”, Nature Catalysis, 2 (2019) 381.

J. Wang, S. Kattel, C.J. Hawxhurst, J.H. Lee, B.M. Tackett, K. Chang, N. Rui, C.-J. Liu* and J.G. Chen*, “Enhancing Activity and Reducing Cost for Electrochemical Reduction of CO₂ by Supporting Palladium on Metal Carbides”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 58 (2019) 6271.

E. Gomez, B. Yan, S. Kattel and J.G. Chen*, “Carbon dioxide reduction in tandem with light alkane dehydrogenation”, Nature Reviews Chemistry, 3 (2019) 638.

W. Wan, S.C. Ammal, Z. Lin, K.-E. You, A. Heyden* and J.G. Chen*, “Controlling reaction pathways of selective C-O bond cleavage of glycerol”, Nature Communications, 9 (2018) 4612.

B. Yan, S. Yao, S. Kattel, Q. Wu, Z. Xie, E. Gomez, P. Liu, D. Su and J.G. Chen*, “Active sites for tandem reactions of CO2 reduction and ethane dehydrogenation”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of United States, 115 (2018) 8278.

J.G. Chen*, R.M. Crooks*, L.C. Seefeldt*, K.L. Bren, R.M. Bullock, M.Y. Darensbourg, P.L. Holland, B. Hoffman, M.J. Janik, A.K. Jones, M.G. Kanatzidis, P. King, K.M. Lancaster, S.V. Lymar, P. Pfromm, W.F. Schneider, R.R. Schrock, “Beyond Fossil-Fuel-Driven Nitrogen Transformations”, Science, 360 (2018) 873.

E. Gomez, S. Kattel, B. Yan, S. Yao, P. Liu* and J.G. Chen*, “Combining CO2 Reduction with Propane Oxidative Dehydrogenation over Bimetallic Catalysts”, Nature Communications, 9 (2018) 1398.

S. Kattel*, P. Liu* and J.G. Chen*, “Tuning Selectivity of CO2 Hydrogenation Reactions at the Metal/Oxide Interface”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (2017) 9739.

S. Kattel, P.J. Ramírez, J.G. Chen*, J.A. Rodriguez* and P. Liu*, “Active Sites for CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol on Cu/ZnO Catalysts”, Science, 355 (2017) 1296.

W. Sheng, S. Kattel, S. Yao, B. Yan, C.J. Hawxhurst, Q. Wu and J.G. Chen*, “Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Synthesis Gas with Controlled CO/H2 Ratios”, Energy & Environmental Science, 10 (2017) 1180.

B.M. Tackett, W. Sheng and J.G. Chen*, “Opportunities and Challenges in Utilizing Metal-modified Transition Metal Carbides as Low-cost Electrocatalysts”, Joule, 1 (2017) 253.

W. Wan, B.M. Tackett and J.G. Chen*, “Reactions of water and C1 molecules on carbide and metal-modified carbide surfaces”, Chemical Society Reviews, 46 (2017) 1807.