Pishgar, S., Strain, J.M., Gulati, S., Sumanasekera, G., Gupta, G., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Investigation of the photocorrosion of n-GaP photoanodes in acid with in-situ UV-Vis spectroscopy”, J. Mater. Chem. A., 2019, Advance Article. DOI:10.1039/C9TA10106C

Calvary, C.A., Hietsoi, O., Strain, J., Mashuta, M., Spurgeon, J.M., Buchanan, R.M., Grapperhaus, C.A., “Synthesis, Characterization, and HER Activity of Pendant Diamine Derivatives of NiATSM”, Euro. J. Inorganic Chem., 2019, 33, 3782-2790. DOI:10.1002/ejic.201900721

Gulati, S., Hietsoi, O., Calvary, C.A., Strain, J.M., Pishgar, S., Brun, H.C., Grapperhaus, C.A., Buchanan, R.M., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution on Si photocathodes modified with bis(thiosemicarbazonato)nickel(II)/Nafion”, ChemComm, 2019, 55, 9440-9443. DOI:10.1039/C9CC04117F

Gupta, A., Vishnosky, N., Hietsoi, O., Losovyj, Y., Strain, J., Spurgeon, J., Mashuta, M., Jain, R., Buchanan, R.M., Gupta, G., and Grapperhaus, C.A., “Effect of Stacking Interactions on the Translation of Structurally Related Bis(thiosemicarbazonato)nickel(II) HER Catalysts to Modified Electrode Surfaces”, Inorganic Chem., 2019, 58, 12025-12039. DOI:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01209

Samsudeen, N., Spurgeon, J., Matheswaran, M., and Satyavolu, J., “Simultaneous biohydrogen production with distillergy wastewater treatment using modified microbial elelectrolysis cell”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2019, Advance Article. DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2019.06.134.


Kumari, S., Pishgar, S., Schwarting, M.E., Paxton, W.F., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Synergistic plasma-assisted electrochemical reduction of nitrogen to ammonia”, ChemComm, 2018, 54, 13347-13350. DOI: 10.1039/C8CC07869F.

Spurgeon, J.M., and Kumar, B., “A Comparative Technoeconomic Analysis of Pathways for Commercial Electrochemical CO2 Reduction to Liquid Products”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 1536-1551. DOI: 10.1039/C8EE00097B

Spurgeon, J.M., “Converting Sunlight to Clean Fuels: The Challenges of Artificial Photosynthesis and Progress at the Conn Center”, International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Education (RERE-2018), Andra Pradesh, India, AIP Conference Proceedings, 2018, 1992, 020002;

Rao, K. R., Pishgar, S., Strain, J., Kumar, B., Atla, V., Kumari, S., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Photoelectrochemical Reduction of CO2 to HCOOH on Silicon Photocathodes with Reduced SnO2 Porous Nanowire Catalysts”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 1736-1742. DOI: 10.1039/C7TA09672K

Theaker, N., Strain, J., Kumar, B., Brian, J.P., Kumari, S., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Heterogeneously Catalyzed Two-step Cascade Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to Ethanol”, Electrochimica Acta, 2018, 274, 1-8.

S. Ardo, D. Fernandez Rivas, M. Modestino, V. Schulze Greiving, F. Abdi, E. Alarcon llado, V. Artero, K. Ayers, C. Battaglia, J. Becker, D. Bederak, A. Berger, F. Buda, E. Chinello, B. Dam, V. Di Palma, T. Edvinsson, K. Fujii, H. Gardeniers, H. Geerlings, M. Hashemi, S. Haussener, F. Houle, J. Huskens, B. James, K. Konrad, A. Kudo, P. Patil Kunturu, D. Lohse, B. Mei, E. Miller, G. Moore, J. Muller, K. Orchard, T. Rosser, F. Saadi, J. Schüttauf, B. Seger, S. Sheehan, W. Smith, J. Spurgeon, M. Tang, R. van de Krol, P. Vesborg, and P. Westerik, “Pathways to Electrochemical Solar Hydrogen Technologies”, Energy Environ. Sci., 201811, 2768-2783. DOI: 10.1039/C7EE03639F.


Kumari, S., Ajayi, B.P., Kumar, B., Jasinski, J., Sunkara, M., and Spurgeon, J.M., “A Low-noble-metal W1-xIrxO3-δ Water Oxidation Electrocatalyst for Acidic Media via Rapid Plasma Synthesis”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2017, 10, 2432-2440. DOI: 10.1039/C7EE02626A

White, R.T., Kumar, B., Kumari, S., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Simulations of non-monolithic tandem solar cell configurations for electrolytic fuel generation”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 13112-13121. DOI: 10.1039/C7TA04022A

Kumar, B., Atla, V., Brian, J.P., Kumari, S., Nguyen, T.Q., Sunkara, M., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Reduced SnO2 Porous Nanowires with High-density Grain Boundaries as Catalysts for Efficient Electrochemical CO­2-to-HCOOH Conversion”, Angewandte Chemie, 2017, 56, 3645-3649. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201612194


Kumari, S., White, R.T., Kumar, B., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Solar Hydrogen Production from Seawater Vapor Electrolysis”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2016, 9, 1725-1733. DOI: 10.1039/C5EE03568F

Kumar, B., Brian, J.P., Bertram, K.A., Atla, V., Kumari, S., White, R.T., and Spurgeon, J.M., “New trends in the development of heterogeneous catalysts for electrochemical CO2 reduction”, Catalysis Today, 2016, 270, 19 - 30. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2016.02.006

Kumar, B., Brian, J.P., Atla, V., Kumari, S., Bertram, K., White, R.T., and Spurgeon, J.M., “Controlling the Product Syngas H2:CO Ratio through Pulsed-bias Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 on Copper”, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 4739-4745. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b00857

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