School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

  • 39 Stranmillis Road, David Keir Building

    BT9 5AG Belfast

    United Kingdom

Research Output

2020

A design of a fixed bed plasma DRIFTS cell for studying the NTP-assisted heterogeneously catalysed reactions

Stere, C., Chansai, S., Gholami, R. G., Wangkawong, K., Singhania, A., Goguet, A., Inceesungvorn, B. & Hardacre, C., 24 Jan 2020, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

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Assessing the Oxidative Degradation of N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) in Microelectronic Fabrication Processes by Using a Multiplatform Analytical Approach

Lennon, G., Willox, S., Ramdas, R., Funston, S. J., Klun, M., Pieh, R., Dobbin, S. & Cobice, D. F., 04 Mar 2020, In : Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry. 2020, 12 p., 8265054.

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Breaking down the cell wall: strategies for antibiotic discovery targeting bacterial transpeptidases

Cochrane, S. & Lohans, C. T., 19 Mar 2020, (Accepted) In : European journal of medicinal chemistry.

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Catalytic conversion of hard plastics to valuable carbon nanotubes

Gou, X., Zhao, D. & Wu, C., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 145, 8 p., 104748.

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Catalytic Hydrogen Production from Methane Partial Oxidation: Mechanism and Kinetic Study

Osman Ahmed, A. O., 22 Jan 2020, In : Chemical Engineering and Technology. p. 1–9 9 p., Chem. Eng. Technol.2020,43, No. 00.

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Correlation of the ratio of metallic to oxide species with activity of PdPt catalysts for methane oxidation

Nguyen, T. S., Arredondo-Arechavala, M., McKeever, P., Wang, Y-C., Slater, T., Haigh, S., Beale, A. M. & Thompson, J., 31 Jan 2020, In : Catalysis, Science & technology.

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Effect of swing on removing CO2 from offshore natural gas by adsorption

Chen, S., Tian, M., Tao, Z., Fu, Y., Wang, Y., Liu, Y. & Xiao, B., 15 Feb 2020, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 382, 11 p., 122932.

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Facile and affordable synthetic route of nano powder zeolite and its application in fast softening of water hardness

El Nahas, S., Osman Ahmed, A. O., S. Arafat, A., Muhtaseb, A. & Salman, H., 01 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Water Process Engineering. 33, 18 p., 101104.

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FAST Hydrogenations as a Continuous Platform for Green Aromatic Nitroreductions

Manyar, H., Rahman, M. T., Wharry, S., Smyth, M. & Moody, T., 28 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Synlett.

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General trends in Horiuti-Polanyi mechanism vs non-Horiuti-Polanyi mechanism for water formation on transition metal surfaces

Sun, X., Chen, J. & Hu, P., Feb 2020, In : Chinese journal of catalysis. 41, 2, p. 294-301 8 p.

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H2 production from co-pyrolysis/gasification of waste plastics and biomass under novel catalyst Ni-CaO-C

Chai, Y., Gao, N., Wang, M. & Wu, C., 15 Feb 2020, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 382, 16 p., 122947.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogenation of benzoic acid to benzyl alcohol over Pt/SnO2

Manyar, H., Chen, X., Wang, Z., Daly, H., Morgan, R., Byrne, C., Walton, A., Taylor, R., Smith, M., Burch, R., Hu, P. & Hardacre, C., 18 Jan 2020, (Accepted) In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 117420.

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Insight on water remediation application using magnetic nanomaterials and biosorbents

Abdel Maksoud, M. I. A., Elgarahy, A. M., Farrell, C., Muhtaseb, A., Rooney, D. & Osman Ahmed, A. I., 15 Jan 2020, In : Coordination Chemistry Reviews. 403, p. Volume 403, 15 January 2020, 33 p., 213096.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge gaps around crossflow tidal turbines

Gallagher, R., Whitaker, T., Frost, C., Schmitt, P., Young, C. & Doran, J., 27 Mar 2020.

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Manometric real-time studies of the mechanochemical synthesis of zeolitic imidazolate frameworks

Brekalo, I., Yuan, W., Mottillo, C., Lu, Y., Zhang, Y., Casaban, J., Holman, K. T., James, S. L., Duarte, F., Williams, P. A., Harris, K. D. M. & Friščić, T., 02 Jan 2020, In : Chemical Science. 8 p.

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Nitrogen Based Acidic Ionic Liquids for the Esterification of Glycerol with Acetic Acid

Manyar, H., 07 Jan 2020.

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Observation of the Unbiased Conformers of Putative DNA-Scaffold Ribosugars

Calabrese, C., Uriarte, I., Vallejo-Lopez, M., Basterretxea, F., Cochrane, S., Davis, B., Corzana, F. & Cocinero, E. J., 2020, In : ACS Central Science. 6, 2, p. 293-303 11 p.

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Performance of biochar as a catalyst for tar steam reforming: Effect of the porous structure

Buentello-Montoya, D., Zhang, X., Li, J., Ranade, V., Marques, S. & Geron, M., 01 Feb 2020, In : Applied Energy. 259, 12 p., 114176.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Quinine Based Ionic Liquids: A Tonic for Base Instability

McNeice, P., Ferrero Vallana, F. M., Coles, S., Horton, P., Marr, P., Seddon, K. & Marr, A., 01 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 297, 111773.

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Spatially-Resolved Investigation of the Water Inhibition of Methane Oxidation over Palladium

Coney, C., Stere, C., Millington, P., Raj, A., Wilkinson, S., Caracotsios, M., McCullough, G., Hardacre, C., Morgan, K., Thompsett, D. & Goguet, A., 14 Feb 2020, In : CATALYSIS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY.

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Spatio-temporal genetic tagging of a cosmopolitan planktivorous shark provides insight to gene flow, temporal variation and site-specific re-encounters

Lieber, L., Hall, G., Hall, J., Berrow, S., Johnston, E., Gubili, C., Sarginson, J., Francis, M., Duffy, C., Wintner, S. P., Doherty, P. D., Godley, B. J., Hawkes, L. A., Witt, M. J., Henderson, S. M., de Sabata, E., Shivji, M. S., Dawson, D. A., Sims, D. W., Jones, C. S. & 1 others, Noble, L. R., 03 Feb 2020, In : Scientific Reports. 10, 17 p., 1661.

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Temperature sensitivity of the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) performance of Ce–TiO2 in the presence of SO2

Zhang, W., Liu, G., Jiang, J., Tan, Y., Wang, Q., Gong, C., Shen, D. & Wu, C., Mar 2020, In : Chemosphere. 243, 9 p., 125419.

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The use of titanium dioxide nanotubes as photoanodes for chloride oxidation

Boyle, C., Skillen, N., Gunaratne, N., Sharma, P., Byrne, J. A. & Robertson, P., 24 Jan 2020, In : Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing. 109, p. 104930

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Type 3 porous liquids based on non-ionic liquid phases – a broad and tailorable platform of selective, fluid gas sorbents

Cahir, J., Tsang, M. Y., Lai, B., Hughes, D., Alam, M. A., Jacquemin, J., Rooney, D. & James, S. L., 09 Jan 2020, In : Chemical Science. 7 p.

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When the functionalisation comes in useful: ionic liquids with a “sweet” appended moiety demonstrate drastically reduced toxicological effects

Billeci, F., D'Anna, F., Feroci, M., Cancemi, P., Feo, S., Forlino, A., Tonnelli, F., Seddon, K. R., Gunaratne, H. Q. N. & Plechkova, N. V., 21 Jan 2020, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. p. 926-938 13 p., DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b05507.

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‘All in one’ photo-reactor pod containing TiO2 coated glass beads and LEDs for continuous photocatalytic destruction of cyanotoxins in water

Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Pestana, C. J., Skillen, N., Hui, J., Saravanan, S., Edwards, C., Irvine, J. T. S., Robertson, P. K. J. & Lawton, L. A., 09 Jan 2020, In : Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology. 6 p.

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2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Chemical-Intervention Strategy to Circumvent Peptide Hydrolysis by D-Stereoselective Peptidases

Bann, S., Ballantine, R., Li, Y-X., Qian, P-Y. & Cochrane, S., 27 Nov 2019, In : Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 62, 22, p. 10466-10472

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A Colourimetric Vacuum Air-Pressure Indicator

Yusufu, D. & Mills, A., 21 Oct 2019, In : The Analyst. 144, 20, p. 5947-5952

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A DFT study of direct furfural conversion to 2-methylfuran on the Ru/Co 3 O 4 surface

Dong, H., Zheng, Y. & Hu, P., 21 Jan 2019, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 21, 3, p. 1597-1605 9 p.

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A first-principles microkinetic study on the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide over Cu(211) in the presence of water

Sun, X., Wang, P., Shao, Z., Cao, X. & Hu, P., 01 Dec 2019, In : Science China Chemistry. 62, 12, p. 1686-1697 12 p.

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A General-Purpose Colourimetric Air pressure Indicator

Mills, A. & Yusufu, D., 15 Nov 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical.

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A magnetic self-contained thermochromic system with convenient temperature range

Billeci, F., Gunaratne, H. Q., D'Anna, F., Morgan, G., Seddon, K. R. & Plechkova, N., 2019, In : Green Chemistry. 21, 6, p. 1412-1416 5 p.

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Amorphous Surface PdO X and Its Activity toward Methane Combustion

Bunting, R. J., Cheng, X., Thompson, J. & Hu, P., 01 Nov 2019, In : ACS Catalysis. 9, 11, p. 10317-10323

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