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  1. Y. Lu, J. Wang, L. Yu, L. Kovarik, X. Zhang, A. S. Hoffman, A. Gallo, S. R. Bare, D. Sokaras, T. Kroll, V. Dagle, H. Xin and A.M. Karim* “Identification of the Active Complex for CO Oxidation over Single-Atom Ir-on-MgAl2O4 Catalysts”, Nature Catalysis, in press, doi: 10.1038/s41929-018-0192-4

  2. W. Li, S. Ivanov, S. Mozaffari, N. Shanaiah, A. M. Karim*, "Palladium Acetate Trimer: Understanding its Ligand-Induced Dissociation Thermochemistry Using Isothermal Titration Calorimetry, X-ray Absorption Fine Structure, and 31P Nuclear Magnetic Resonance", Organometallics, in press, doi: 10.1021/acs.organomet.8b00787

  3. S. Mozaffari, W. Li, C. Thompson, S. A. Ivanov, S. Seifert, B. Lee, L. Kovarik, and A. M. Karim*, “Ligand-Mediated Nucleation and Growth of Palladium Metal Nanoparticles”, JoVE 136 (2018), *corresponding author     

  4. S. Mozaffari, W. Li, C. Thompson, S. A. Ivanov, S. Seifert, B. Lee, L. Kovarik, and A. M. Karim*, “Colloidal nanoparticle size control: experimental and kinetic modeling investigation of the ligand–metal binding role in controlling the nucleation and growth kinetics”, Nanoscale, 9 (36), 13772-13785 (2017), *corresponding author                            

  5. P. Abellan, L.R. Parent, N. Al Hasan, C. Park, I. Arslan, A.M. Karim, J.E. Evans, N.D. Browning, “Gaining Control over the Radiolytic Synthesis of Uniform Sub-3nm Palladium Nanoparticles; the use of Aromatic Liquids in the Electron Microscope”, Langmuir, 32, 1468-1477 (2016)

  6. C. Liu, J. Sun, H.M. Brown, O.G. Marin-Flores, J.T. Bays, A.M. Karim*, Y. Wang, “Aqueous phase hydrodeoxygenation of polyols over Pd/WO3-ZrO2: Role of Pd-WO3 interaction and hydrodeoxygenation pathway”, Catalysis Today, 269, 103-109 (2016), *corresponding author

  7. Z. Wei, A.M. Karim*, Yan Li, Yong Wang, “Elucidation of the Roles of Re in Aqueous-Phase Reforming of Glycerol over Pt–Re/C Catalysts”, ACS Catalysis, 5,  7312–7320 (2015), *corresponding author

  8. J. Sun, A.M. Karim*, X. Li, J. Rainbolt, L. Kovarik, Y. Shin, Y. Wang, “Hierarchically structured catalysts for cascade and selective steam reforming/hydrodeoxygenation reactions” Chemical Communications, 51, 16617-16620 (2015) Cover Article, *corresponding author

  9. A.M. Karim*, N. Al Hasan, S. Ivanov, S. Siefert, R.T. Kelly, N.G. Hallfors, A.D. Benavidez, L. Kovarik, A.R. Jenkins, R.E. Winans, A.K. Datye “Synthesis of 1nm Pd nanoparticles: Insights on the synthesis mechanism using in situ XAFS and SAXS in a microfluidic reactor”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119, 13257–13267 (2015), *corresponding author

  10. J. Luo, F. Gao, A.M. Karim, P. Xu, C.H.F. Peden, “Advantages of MgAlOx over  γ-Al2O3 as a support materials for potassium-based high temperature lean NOx traps”, ACS Catalysis, 5, 4680–4689 (2015)

  11. Z. Wei, A.M. Karim*, Y. Lia, D.L. King, Y. Wang, “Elucidation of the roles of Re in steam reforming of glycerol over Pt-Re/C catalysts”, Journal of Catalysis, 322, 49-59 (2015) *corresponding author, Featured article

  12. C. Liu, H. Wang, A.M. Karim, J. Sun, Y. Wang, “Catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass”, Chemical Society Reviews, 43, 7594-7623 (2014)

  13. J. Sun, A.M. Karim, D. Mei, M. Engelhard, X. Bao, Y. Wang “New insights into reaction mechanisms of ethanol steam reforming on Co–ZrO2”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 162, 141-148 (2015)

  14. Y. Hong, H. Zhang, J. Sun, A.M. Karim, A.J.R. Hensley, M. Gu, M. Engelhard, J-S. McEwen, Y. Wang, “Synergistic catalysis between Pd and Fe in gas phase hydrodeoxygenation of m-cresol”, ACS Catalysis, 4, 3335–3345 (2014)

  15. A.D. Benavidez, P.D. Burton, J.L. Nogales, A.R. Jenkins, S.A. Ivanov, J.T. Miller, A.M. Karim, A.K. Datye, “Improved selectivity of carbon-supported palladium catalysts for the hydrogenation of acetylene in excess ethylene”, Applied Catalysis A: General, 482, 108-115, (2014)

  16. O. G. Marin-Flores, A.M. Karim*, Y. Wang, “Role of tungsten in the aqueous phase hydrodeoxygenation of ethylene glycol on tungstated zirconia supported palladium”, Catalysis Today, 237, 118-124, (2014), *corresponding author

  17. M. Vijayakumar, N. Govind, E. Walter, S.D. Burton, A. Shukla, A. Devaraj, J. Xiao, J. Liu,  C. Wang, A.M. Karim and   S. Thevuthasan, “Molecular structure and stability of dissolved lithium polysulfide species”, PCCP, 16, 10923-10932, (2014)

  18. S.D. Davidson, J. Sun, Y. Hong, A.M. Karim, A.K. Datye, Y. Wang, “The effect of ZnO addition on Co/C catalyst for vapor and aqueous phase reforming of ethanol”, Catalysis Today, 233, 38-45, (2014)

  19. J. Jae, W. Zheng, A.M. Karim, W. Guo, R.F. Lobo, D.G. Vlachos, “The role of Ru and RuO2 in the catalytic transfer hydrogenation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural for the production of 2,5-dimethylfuran”, ChemCatChem, 6, 848-856, (2014)

  20. N.R. Peela, W. Zheng, I. Lee, A.M. Karim, D.G. Vlachos, “Core–shell nanocatalyst design by combining high-throughput experiments and first-principles simulations”, ChemCatChem, 5, 3712-3718, (2013), back cover

  21. J. Sun, A.M. Karim*, H. Zhang, L. Kovarik, Z. Wei, X. Li, A.J.R. Hensley, J-S-. McEwen, Y. Wang, “Carbon supported bimetallic Pd-Fe catalysts for vapor-phase hydrodeoxygenation of guaiacol”, Journal of Catalysis, 306, 47-57 (2013), *corresponding author

  22. C. Liu, A.M. Karim*, V.M. Lebarbier, D. Mei, Y. Wang, “Vapor phase ketonization of acetic acid on ceria based metal oxides”, Topics in Catalysis, 1-8, (2013), *corresponding author

  23. J. Sun, D. Mei, A.M. Karim, A.K. Datye, Y. Wang, “Minimizing the formation of coke and methane on Co nanoparticles in steam reforming of biomass-derived oxygenates”, ChemCatChem, 5, 1299-1303 (2013), cover

  24. S.A. Tupy, A.M. Karim, C. Bagia, W. Deng, Y. Huang, D. G. Vlachos, J.G. Chen “Correlating ethylene glycol reforming activity with in situ EXAFS detection of Ni segregation in supported NiPt bimetallic catalysts”, ACS Catalysis, 2 (2012) 2290–2296.

  25. A.M. Karim*, C. Howard, B. Roberts, L. Kovarik, L. Zhang, D.L. King, Y. Wang “In situ XAFS studies on the effect of pH on Pt electronic density during aqueous phase reforming of glycerol”, ACS Catalysis, 2, 2387–2394 (2012), *corresponding author

  26. A.D. Benavidez, L. Kovarik, A. Genc, N. Agrawal, E.M. Larsson, T.W. Hansen, A.M. Karim*, A.K. Datye “Environmental transmission electron microscopy study of the origins of anomalous particle size distributions in supported metal catalysts”, ACS Catalysis, 2, 2349–2356 (2012), *corresponding author

  27. T. Wu, D.J. Childers, C. Gomez, Z. Ni, A.M. Karim, N.M. Schweitzer, A.J. Kropf, H. Wang, T.B. Bolin, Y. Hu, L. Kovarik, R.J. Meyer, J. T. Miller “A general method for determination of the surface composition in bimetallic nano-particle catalysts from the L-edge x-ray absorption near edge spectra of adsorbed CO”, ACS Catalysis, 2, 2433-2443 (2012)

  28. D. Mei, A.M. Karim, Y. Wang “On the reaction mechanism of acetaldehyde decomposition on Mo(110)”, ACS Catalysis, 2, 468-478 (2012)

  29. L. Zhang, A.M. Karim, M.H. Engelhard, Z. Wei, D.L. King, Y. Wang, “Correlation of Pt–Re surface properties with reaction pathways for the aqueous-phase reforming of glycerol”, Journal of Catalysis, 287, 37-43 (2012)

  30. D. Mei, A.M. Karim, Y.Wang “Density functional theory study of acetaldehyde hydrodeoxygenation on MoO3”, Journal of Physical Chemistry 115 (2011) 8155-8164

  31. V. Lebarbier, A.M. Karim, M.H. Engelhard, Y. Wu, B-Q Xu, E. Peterson, A.K. Datye, Y. Wang “The effect of Zn addition on oxidation state of cobalt for Co/ZrO2 catalysts” ChemSusChem, 4, 1679-1684 (2011)

  32. A.M. Karim, Y. Su, M.H. Engelhard, D.L. King, Y. Wang, “Catalytic roles of Co0 and Co2+ during steam reforming of ethanol on Co/MgO catalysts”, ACS Catalysis  1, 279-286 (2011)

  33. D.L. King, L. Zhang, G. Xia, A.M. Karim, D.J. Heldebrant, X. Wang, T. Peterson, Y. Wang, “Aqueous phase reforming of glycerol for hydrogen production over Pt-Re supported on carbon”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 96, 441-448 (2010)

  34. V. Prasad, A.M. Karim, Z. Ulissi, M. Zagrobelny, D.G. Vlachos, “High throughput multiscale modeling for design of experiments, catalysts, and reactors: Application to hydrogen production from ammonia”, Chemical Engineering Science 65, 240-246 (2010)

  35. A.M. Karim, Y. Su, J. Sun, C. Yang, J.J. Strohm, D.L. King, Y. Wang, “A comparative study between Co and Rh for steam reforming of ethanol”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 96, 441-448 (2010)

  36. V. Prasad, A.M. Karim, A. Arya, D.G. Vlachos, “Assessment of multiscale, microkinetic model uniqueness via data injection: Ammonia decomposition on Ru/γ-Al2O3 for hydrogen production”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 48, 5255-5265 (2009)

  37. A.M. Karim, V. Prasad, G. Mpourmpakis, W.W. Lonergan, A.I. Frenkel, J.G. Chen, D.G. Vlachos, “Correlating particle size and shape of supported Ru/γ-Al2O3 catalysts with NH3 decomposition activity”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 131, 12230-12239 (2009)

  38. A.M. Karim, T. Conant, A.K. Datye, “Controlling ZnO morphology for improved methanol steam reforming reactivity”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 10, 5584-5590 (2008)

  39. A.M. Karim, J. Federici, D.G. Vlachos, “Portable power production from methanol in an integrated thermoeletric/microreactor system”, Journal of Power Sources 179, 113-120 (2008)

  40. P.D. Burton, D. Lavenson, M. Johnson, D. Gorm, A.M. Karim, T. Conant, A.K. Datye, B.A. Hernandez-Sanchez, T.J. Boyle, “Synthesis and activity of heterogeneous Pd/Al2O3 and Pd/ZnO catalysts prepared from colloidal palladium nanoparticles” Topics in Catalysis 49, 227-232 (2008)

  41. T. Conant, A.M. Karim, V. Lebarbier, Y. Wang, F. Girgsdies, R. Schlögl, A.K. Datye, “Highly stable bimetallic PdZn catalysts for the steam reforming of methanol”, Journal of Catalysis 257, 64-70 (2008)

  42. T. Conant, A. Karim, A.K. Datye, “Coating of steam reforming catalysts in non-porous multi-channeled microreactors”, Catalysis Today 125, 11-15 (2007)

  43. A. Karim, T. Conant, A.K. Datye, “The role of PdZn alloy formation and particle size on the selectivity for steam reforming of methanol”, Journal of Catalysis 243, 420-427 (2006)

  44. T. Conant, A. Karim, S. Rogers, S. Samms, G. Randolph, A.K. Datye, “Wall coating behavior of catalyst slurries in non-porous ceramic microstructures”, Chemical Engineering Science 61, 5678-5685 (2006)

  45. A. Karim, J. Bravo, D. Gorm, T. Conant, A.K. Datye, “Comparison of wall-coated and packed-bed reactors for steam reforming of methanol”, Catalysis Today 110, 86-91 (2005)

  46. A. Karim, J. Bravo, A.K. Datye, “Nonisothermality in packed bed reactors for steam reforming of methanol”, Applied Catalysis A: General 282, 101-109 (2005)

  47. J. Bravo, A. Karim, T. Conant, G. Lopez, A.K. Datye, “Wall coating of a CuO/ZnO/Al2O3 methanol steam reforming catalyst for micro-channel reformers”, Chemical Engineering Journal 101, 113-121 (2004)


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