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40. N.Deshpande, E.H.Cho, T.Kobayashi, M. Pruski, L.-C.Lin,* N.A.Brunelli,* “TuningMicropore Volume of SBA-15 to Enhance Catalytic Activity,”(submitted).

39. M. Gray, M. Hines, M. Parsutkar, A.J. Wahlstrom, N.A. Brunelli,* T.V. RajanBabu,* “On the Mechanism of Cobalt-Catalyzed Heterodimerization of Acrylates and 1,3-Dienes. Reaction Progress Kinetic Analysis and A Potential Role of Cationic Cobalt(I) Intermediates” ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10 (7), 4337-4348.

38. M.R. Whitaker, A. Parulkar, N.A. Brunelli,* “Selective production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from fructose in the presence of an acid-functionalized SBA-15 catalyst modified with a sulfoxide polymer,” Molecular Systems Design and Engineering, 2020, 5, 257-268.


37. A. Kane, N. Deshpande, N.A. Brunelli,* “Impact of surface loading on catalytic activity of regular and low Micropore SBA-15 in the Knoevenagel Condensation,” AIChE Journal, 2019, 65 (12), e16791.

36. P. Ranadive, A. Parulkar, N.A. Brunelli, "Jet-Mixing for the Production of Monodisperse Silver Nanoparticles Using Reduced Amounts of Capping Agent." Reaction Chemistry & Engineering (accepted) (2019 Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Emerging Investigators) (

35. M.R. Whitaker, A. Parulkar, P. Ranadive, R. Joshi, N.A. Brunelli,* “Examining Acid Formation During the Selective Dehydration of Fructose to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural in DMSO and Water,” ChemSusChem, 2019 (accepted) (

34. Parulkar, A., Spanos, A.P., Deshpande, N., Brunelli, N.A.,* "Synthesis and catalytic testing of Lewis acidic nano zeolite beta for epoxide ring opening with alcohols." Applied Catalysis A: General. 2019, 577, 28-34. (

33. Deshpande, N., Cho, E.H., Spanos, A.P., Lin, L.-C., Brunelli, N.A.,* "Tuning molecular structure of tertiary amine catalysts for glucose isomerization," Journal of Catalysis, 2019, 372, 119-127. (

32. Olson, N., Deshpande, N., Gunduz, S., Ozkan, U.S., Brunelli, N.A.,* “Utilizing Imogolite Nanotubes as a Tunable Catalytic Material for the Selective Isomerization of Glucose to Fructose,” Catalysis Today, 323, 69-75. (

31. Deshpande, N., Parulkar, A., Joshi, R., Diep, B., Kulkarni, A., Brunelli, N.A.*, "Epoxide ring opening with alcohols using heterogeneous Lewis acid catalysts: Mechanism and regioselectivity" Journal of Catalysis, 370, 46-54. (


30. Parulkar, A., Joshi, R., Deshpande, N., Diep, B., Brunelli, N.A.*, "Synthesis and catalytic testing of Lewis acidic nano-MFI zeolites for the epoxide ring opening reaction with alcohol" Applied Catalysis A: General, 2018, 566, 25-32. (

29. Parulkar, A., Thompson, J.A., Hurt, M., Zhan, B.-Z., Brunelli, N.A. “Improving hydrodenitrogenation catalyst performance through analyzing hydrotreated vacuum gas oil using ion mobility-mass spectrometry” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (Accepted). (DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.8b01038)


28. Parulkar, A., Brunelli, N.A. “High Yield Synthesis of ZIF-8 Nanoparticles using Stoichiometric Reactants in a Jet-Mixing Reactor.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 2017, 56 (37), 10384-10392. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b02849)

27. Deshpande, N., Pattanaik, L., Whitaker, M.W., Yang, C.-T., Lin, L.-C., Brunelli, N.A. “Selectively Converting Glucose to Fructose Using Immobilized Tertiary Amines.” Journal of Catalysis, 2017, 353, 205-210. (


26. E.G. Moschetta, S. Negretti, K.M. Chepiga, N.A. Brunelli, Y. Labreche, Y. Feng, F. Rezaei, R.P. Lively, W.J. Koros, H.M.L. Davies,* and  C.W. Jones.* "Composite Polymer/Oxide Hollow Fiber Contactors: Versatile and Scalable Flow Reactors for Heterogeneous Catalytic Reactions in Organic Synthesis." Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54 (22), 6470-6474.

25. L. Espinal, M.L. Green, D.A. Fischer, D.M. DeLongchamp, C. Jaye, J.C. Horn, M.A. Sakwa-Novak, W. Chaikittisilp, N.A. Brunelli, C.W. Jones. “Interrogating the Carbon and Oxygen K-edge NEXAFS of a CO2-dosed Hyperbranched Aminosilica.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2015, 6 (1), 148-152.

24. E.G. Moschetta, N.A. Brunelli, C.W. Jones, (2014) "Reaction-Dependent Heteroatom Modification of Acid-Base Catalytic Cooperativity in Aminosilica Materials," Appl. Catal. A 2015, 504 (5), 429-439.



23. B. R. Pimentel, A. Parulkar, E. Zhou, N. A. Brunelli*, R. P. Lively*, (2014), "Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Next-Generation Materials for Energy-Efficient Gas Separations." Chem. Sus. Chem. (DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201402647)



22. A.J. Brown, N.A. Brunelli, K Eum, F. Rashidi, J.R. Johnson, W.J. Koros, C.W. Jones, S. Nair, (2014), "Interfacial microfluidic processing of metal-organic framework hollow fiber membranes." Science 345, pp 72-75 (DOI: 10.1126/science.1251181)





21. D.-Y. Kang, N.A. Brunelli, G.I. Yucelen, A. Venkatasubramanian, J. Zang, J. Leisen, P.J. Hesketh, C.W. Jones, S. Nair, (2014), "Direct Synthesis of Single-walled Aminoaluminosilicate nantoubes with enhanced molecular adsorption selectivity." Nature Commun. 5, pp 1-9. (DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4342



20. H.J. Kim, N.A. Brunelli, A.J. Brown, K.S Jang, W. Kim, F. Rashidi, J.R. Johnson, W.J. Koros, C.W. Jones, S. Nair, (2014) "Silylated Mesoporous Silica Membranes on Polymeric Hollow Fiber Supports: Synthesis and Permeation Properties," (in press).

19. S. A. Didas, R. Zhu, N. A. Brunelli, D. S. Sholl, C. W. Jones, (2014), "Thermal, Oxidative and CO2 Induced Degradation of Primary Amines Used for CO2 Capture: Effect of Alkyl Linker on Stability." J. Phys. Chem. C, 118, pp 12302-12311. (DOI: 10.1021/jp5025137 )



18. N.A. Brunelli, C.W. Jones, (2013), “Tuning Acid-Base Cooperativity to Create Next Generation Silica-Supported Organocatalysts.” J. Catal. 308, pp 60-72. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.20213.05.022)



17. D.M. Holunga, N.A. Brunelli, R.C. Flagan, (2013) "A Tool for Uniform Coating of 300 mm Wafers with Nanoparticles." J. Nanoparticle Res. 15, pp 2027-1-10. (DOI: 10.107/s11051-013-2027-1)

16. N.A. Brunelli, E.L. Neiholdt, K.P. Giapis, R.C. Flagan, J.L. Beauchamp, (2013) “Continuous Flow Ion Mobility Separation with Mass Spectrometric Detection Using a Nano-Radial Differential Mobility Analyzer at Low Flow Rates.” Anal. Chem. 85 (9), pp 4335-4341.(DOI: 10.1021/ac3032417)

15. J.A. Thompson, N.A. Brunelli, R.P. Lively, J.R. Johnson, C.W. Jones, S. Nair, (2013) “Tunable CO2 Adsorbents by Mixed-Linker Synthesis and Postsynthetic Modification of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks.” "J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (16), pp 8198-8207. (DOI: 10.1021/jp312590r)

14. K.M. Chepiga, Y. Fang, N.A. Brunelli, C.W. Jones, H.M.L. Davies, (2013) "Immobilized Chiral Dirhodium(II) Catalyst for Enantioselective Carbenoid Reactions." Org. Lett. 15, pp 6136-6139. (DOI: 10.1021/ol403006r).

13. W. Long, N.A. Brunelli, E.W. Ping, C.W. Jones, (2013) “A Single-Component Hybrid Pd Catalyst for the Highly-Selective Reduction of Alkynes to cis-Alkenes,” ACS Catal. 3 (8), pp 1700-1708. (DOI: 10.1021/cs3007395)

12. A. Varga, M. Pfohl, N.A. Brunelli, M. Schreier, K. Giapis, S. Haile, (2013) "Carbon nanotubes as electronic interconnects in solid acid fuel cell electrodes," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, pp 15470-15476. (DOI:10.1039/C3CP52586D)

11. J.A. Thompson, J.T. Vaughn, N.A. Brunelli, W.J. Koros, C.W. Jones, S. Nair, (2013) "Mixed-linker zeolitic imidazolate framework mixed-matrix membranes for aggressive CO2 separation from natural gas," Microporous Mesoporous Mater. (in press).



10. N.A. Brunelli, S.A. Didas, K. Venkatasubbaiah, C.W. Jones, (2012) "Effect of Linker Length on the Cooperative Interactions of Supported Amines in Catalysis and CO2 Capture,"J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (34), pp 13950-13953. (DOI: 10.1021/ja305601g)



9. N.A. Brunelli, K. Venkatasubbaiah, C.W. Jones, (2012) “Cooperative Catalysis with Acid-Base Bifunctional Mesoporous Silica: Impact of Grafting and Co-condensation Synthesis Methods on Material Structure and Catalytic Properties.” Chem. Mater. 24 (13), pp 2433-2442. (DOI: 10.1021/cm300753z)

8. N.A. Brunelli, W. Long, K. Venkatasubbaiah, C.W. Jones, (2012) "Catalytic Regioselective Epoxide Ring Opening with Phenol using Homogeneous and Supported Analogues of Dimethylaminopyridine," Top. Catal. 55 (7-10), pp 432-438. (DOI: 10.1007/s11244-012-9822-2)

7. Y. Kuwahara, D.-Y. Kang, J. Copeland, N.A. Brunelli, S.A. Didas, P. Bollini, C. Sievers, T. Kamegawa, H. Yamashita, C.W. Jones, (2012) "Dramatic Enhancement of CO2 Uptake by Poly(ethyleneimine) Using Zirconosilica Supports," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 134 (26), pp 10757-10760. (DOI: 10.1021/ja303136e)



6. J.A. Thompson, C.R. Blad, N.A. Brunelli, M.E. Lydon, R.P. Lively, C.W. Jones, S. Nair, (2012), "Hybrid Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Controlling Framework Porosity and Functionality by Mixed-Linker Synthesis," Chem. Mater. 24 (10), pp 1930-1936. (DOI: 10.1021/cm3006953)



5. P. Bollini, N.A. Brunelli, S.A. Didas, C.W. Jones, "Dynamics of CO2 Adsorption onto Amine Adsorbents. 1. Assessment of Heat Effects," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 51 (46), pp 15145-15152. (DOI: 10.1021/ie301790a)

4. P. Bollini, N.A. Brunelli, S.A. Didas, C.W. Jones, "Dynamics of CO2 Adsorption onto Amine Adsorbents. 2. Insights into Adsorbent Design," Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 51 (46), pp 15153-15162. (DOI: 10.1021/ie3017913)


3. J. Jiang, M. Attoui, M. Heim, N.A. Brunelli, P. McMurry, G. Kasper, R.C. Flagan, K. Giapis, G. Mouret, (2011). "Transfer Functions and Penetrations of Five Differential Mobility Analyzers for Sub-2 nm Particle Classification," Aerosol Sci. Technol. 45 (4), pp 480-492. (DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2010.546819)


2. A. Varga, N.A. Brunelli, M.W. Louie, K. Giapis, S.M. Haile, (2010) "Composite nanostructured solid-acid fuel-cell electrodes via electrospray deposition," J. Mater. Chem. 20, pp 6309-6315. (DOI: 10.1039/C0JM00216J)


1. N.A. Brunelli, R.C. Flagan, K. Giapis, "Radial Differential Mobility Analyzer for One Nanometer Particle Classification," Aerosol Sci. Technol. 43 (1), pp 53-59. (DOI: 10.1080/02786820802464302)