2018 Publications and Presentations



  1. “3D Macroporous Zinc Compound/Silicone Hybrid Foams for Amperometric Sensing of Glucose Oxidase,” Wu, Ye, Fu, Hao, Xie, Weiwei, Lin, Yingcheng, Kizilkaya, Orhan and Xu, Jian, Global Challenges, 1800049 (2018).
  2. “Mechanism of iodine release from iodoapatite in aqueous solution,” Zhang, Z., Heath, A., Valsaraj, K. T., Ebert, W. L.,  Yao, T.,  Lian J., and Wang J., RSC Advances 8, 3951-3957, (2018).  doi:10.1039/C7RA11049A
  3. “Lead sulfide colloidal quantum dot photovoltaic cell for energy harvesting from human body thermal radiation,”Ghomian, Taher, Kizilkaya, Orhan, and Choi, Jin-Woo, Applied Energy, 230, 761-768, (2018). doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.004
  4. Substrate Engineered Interconnected Graphene Electrodes with Ultrahigh Energy and Power Densities for Energy Storage Applications,” Chaichi, Ardalan, Wang, Ying, and Gartia, Manas Ranjan, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10, 21235-21245 (2018). 
  5. “High enthalpy storage thermoset network with giant stress and energy output in rubbery state,” Fan, Jizhou and Li, Guoqian, Nature Communications,  DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03094-2.
  6. "Toward a Rapid-Fabricated Triboelectric Device with a 1,3-Phosphorylated Poly(vinyl alcohol) Polymer for Water Turbulence Energy Harvesting,” Ye Wu, Hao Fu, Laibao Zhang, Yingcheng Lin, Orhan Kizilkaya, and Jian Xu, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.8b00895, ACS Omega 3, (2018), 8421−8428.
  7. “Weak Field Tuning of Transition-Metal Dopant Hybridization in Solid Hosts,” Pragathi Darapaneni, Orhan Kizilkaya, Zhen Wang, and James A. Dorman, J. Phys. Chem. C (2018), 122, 22699−22708

Protein Crystallography

  1. “Identification and optimization of soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitors with dual potency towards fatty acid amide hydrolase,” Sean D. Kodani, Saavan Bhakta, Sung Hee Hwang, Svetlana Pakhomova, Marcia E. Newcomer, Christophe Morisseau, Bruce D. Hammocka, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, 28 (2018) 762–768.

Microtomography/Phase Contrast

  1. “Non-destructive evaluation of additively manufactured polymer objects using X-ray interferometry”, Omoefe Kio, Jumao Yuan, Adam S. Brooks, Gerald Knapp, Kyungmin Ham, Jinghua Ge, Denis van Loo, Leslie G. Butler, Additive Manufacturing, 24, 364-372 (2018).
  2. "Two-dimensional single grating phase contrast system," Jingzhu Xu, Joyoni Dey, Kyungmin Ham, Narayan Bhusal, Les G. Butler, Medical Imaging 2018: Physics of Medical Imaging, Guang-Hong Chen; Joseph Y. Lo; Taly Gilat Schmidt, Editors, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 10573 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA 2018), 1057323.


  1. “A general synthesis of supported bimetallic nanoparticles via surface inorganometallic chemistry.” Ding, K., Cullen, D. A., Zhang, Z., Cao, Z., Roy, A.,  and Cao, D.,  Science, 362, 560-564 (2018).
  2. “Selective Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2 into CO at Small, Thiol-Capped Au/Cu Nanoparticles.” Kauffman, D. R., Alfonso, D. R., Tafen, D. N., Wang, C., Zhou, Y., Yu, Y., Lekse, J., Tseng, K.-N., Espinoza, V., Trindell, J., Roy, A., Lee, J.-S., and Xin, H. L. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122, 27991-28000, (2018).
  3. “Determination of ferrous–ferric iron contents in tourmaline using synchrotron-based XANES.” Levy, E. A., Henry, D. J., Roy, A., and Dutrow, B. L. Journal of Geosciences, 63, 167 – 174, (2018).
  4. “Kinetics of Molybdenum Adsorption and Desorption in Soils,” Sun, W. and Selim, H. M., Journal of Environmental Quality 47 504-512, (2018).
  5. “Surface Modification of Co3O4 Nanocubes with TEOS for an Improved Catalytic Performance in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis." Macheli, L., Roy, A., Carleschi, E., Doyle, B. P., and van Steen, E., Catalysis Today, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cattod.2019.02.035 (2018).
  6. "Rare Earth/Transition Metal Oxides for Syngas Tar Reforming: A Model Compound Study.”Lee, J., Li, R., Janik, M.J., and Dooley, K.M., Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 57, 6131-6140, (2018).
  7. “The interaction of copper ions with Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Escherichia coli: an X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) spectroscopy study,” Zanzen, U., Bovenkamp-Langlois, L., Klysubun, W. , Hormes, J., Prange, A., Arch Microbiol (2018) 200 (3):401–412, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00203-017-1454-2
  8. 1000 Jahre Bartholomäuskapelle in Paderborn, Tonsteinproben vom Paderborner Dom, J. Hormes, U.. Kaplan, W. Klysubun, L. Bovenkamp-Langlois, N. Börste; N. Börste, S. Kopp (Editors), Michael Imhof Verlag, Petersberg, Germany, p188-195, book (2018).
  9.  “Use of portable XRF: Effect of thickness and antecedent moisture of soils on measured concentration of trace elements,” Joshua T. Padilla, Josef Hormes, H. Magdi Selim,  Geoderma337, 2019, Pages 143-149, published September 2018, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.09.022.
  10. “Characterization of selenium speciation in selenium-enriched button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) and selenized yeasts (dietary supplement) using X-ray absorption near-edge structure (XANES) spectroscopy,” Prange, Alexander, Sari, Miriam, von Ameln, Susanne, Hajdu, Csaba, Hambitzer, Reinhard, Ellinger, Sabine, Hormes, Josef, 2018/10/01, Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology 51, DOI: 10.1016/j.jtemb.2018.10.018
  11. “Steam-assisted crystallized Fe-ZSM-5 materials and their unprecedented activity in benzene hydroxylation to phenol using hydrogen peroxide,” Shahami, M., K.M. Dooley, and D.F. Shantz, Journal of Catalysis, 36, 354-364 (2018).

Conference Presentations

Microtomography/Phase Contrast
Soft X-ray XANES
XANES/X-ray Diffraction

“Influenced Shelf Sediment,” Ghaisas, N, Maiti, K. and Roy, A., (2018), 347930, B43K-1996, Poster presentation, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 2018.

“Assessing environmentally persistent free radical formation potential and redox processes in Louisiana wetland soils undergoing erosion,” Emmanuel Ampiah, Benjamin J. Haywood, Amitava D. Roy, John R. White, and Robert L. Cook, (2018), 255th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, March 21, 2018. [Poster]

“Effect of temperature in methane dehydroaromatization over Mo supported on sulfated zirconia catalysts,” Kanitkar, S., Abedin, A., Bhattar, S., & Spivey, J. J. (ORAL), (2018), AIChE Annual Meeting 2018, Pittsburgh, PA.

“Effect of space velocity in the aromatization of methane over Mo supported sulfated zirconia catalysts,” Kanitkar, S., Abedin, A., Bhattar, S., & Spivey J. J. (2018),  (ORAL), XXVII International Materials Research Congress 2018, Cancun, Mexico.

“Highly Active and Stable Carbon Nanosheets Supported Iron Oxide Nanocatalysts for Fischer-Tropsch to Olefins Synthesis,” Zhou, Y., Natesakhawat, S., Nguyen Phan, T.D., Kauffman, D.R., Lekse, J.W., Matranga, C., Xin, H., Stavitski, E., Roy, A., Guo, Y. , (2018), AIChe Annual Meeting, October 30, Pittsburgh, PA.  

“Controlled Doping of CeO2-ZrO2 Nanoparticles to Modify Catalytic Activity,” B. Safavinia, Y. Wang, J. Larriviere, J.A. Dorman and K.M. Dooley, AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, 2018.