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Tsilomelekis Research Group

Material Synthesis | Heterogeneous Catalysis | Operando Molecular Spectroscopy 



35) Zhenghong Li,  Adam Zuber,  Xiaonan Wang,  Justin Marlowe,  Ashil Vekaria,  Yingxi Lu,  Haoran Zhang*,  George Tsilomelekis*

"Towards the Coupling of Microbial Biosynthesis and Catalysis for the Production of Alkylated Phenolic Compounds"

AIChE Journal, In Press

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34) Justin Marlowe, Shreyas Acharya, Adam Zuber and George Tsilomelekis*

"Characterization of Sulfated SnO2-ZrO2 Catalysts and Their Catalytic Performance on the Tert-Butylation of Phenol"

Catalysts 10 (7), 726

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33) Thu D Nguyen, Fuat E Celik*, George Tsilomelekis*

"CO2 Assisted Ethane Oxidative Dehydrogenation Over MoO3 and V2O5 catalysts supported on Reducible CeO2-TiO2"


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32) Hedun Wang and George Tsilomelekis*

"Catalytic Performance and Stability of Fe-Doped CeO2 in Propane Oxidative Dehydrogenation Using Carbon Dioxide as Oxidant"

Catalysis Science & Technology 2020, 10, 4362

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31) Jonathan Colón-Ortiz, Pranav Ramesh, George Tsilomelekis, Alexander V. Neimark

"Permeation dynamics of dimethyl methylphosphonate through polyelectrolyte composite membranes by in-situ Raman spectroscopy"

Journal of Membrane Science 595, 117462

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30) Trang Q Tran, Weiqing Zheng and George Tsilomelekis*

"Molten Salt Hydrates in the Synthesis of TiO2 Flakes"

ACS omega 4 (25), 21302

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29) Kevin X Lee, Hedun Wang, Stavros Karakalos, George Tsilomelekis*, Julia A Valla*

"Adsorptive Desulfurization of 4, 6-Dimethyldibenzothiophene on Bimetallic Mesoporous Y Zeolites: Effects of Cu and Ce Composition and Configuration"

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 58 (39), 18301

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28) Ted V Tsoulos, Supriya Atta, Maureen J Lagos, Michael Beetz, Philip E Batson, George Tsilomelekis, Laura Fabris

"Colloidal plasmonic nanostar antennas with wide range resonance tunability"

Nanoscale 11 (40), 18662

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27) Pranav Ramesh, Athanasios Kritikos and George Tsilomelekis*

"Effect of metal chlorides on glucose mutarotation and possible implications on humin formation"

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering 4 (2), 273

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26) A. G. Kalampounias, George Tsilomelekis and Soghomon Boghosian

"Molten and glassy tellurium (IV) oxosulfato complexes in the TeO2–K2S2O7 system studied by Raman spectroscopy: Stoichiometry, vibrational properties and molecular structure"

Vibrational Spectroscopy 2018, 97, 85

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25) Kevin X.Lee, George Tsilomelekis and Julia A.Valla

"Removal of benzothiophene and dibenzothiophene from hydrocarbon fuels using CuCe mesoporous Y zeolites in the presence of aromatics"

App. Catal. B, Environmental . 2018, 234, 130

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24) Ashley M. Pennington, Amanda I. Okonmah, Daryll T. Munoz, George Tsilomelekis and Fuat E. Celik

"Changes in Polymorph Composition in P25-TiO2 During Pretreatment Analyzed by Differential Diffuse Reflectance Spectral Analysis"

J. Phys. Chem, C. 2018, 122, 5093

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23) Ziwei Cheng, Jeffrey Everhart, George Tsilomelekis, Vladimiros Nikolakis, Basudeb Saha, Dion Vlachos

"Structural Analysis of Humins Formed in the Brønsted-Catalyzed Dehydration of Fructose"

Green Chem., 2018, 20, 997-1006

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22) G Tsilomelekis, George D Panagiotou, Panagiota Stathi, Angelos G Kalampounias, Kyriakos Bourikas, Christos Kordulis, Yiannis Deligiannakis, Soghomon Boghosian, Alexis Lycourghiotis

"Molybdena deposited on titania by equilibrium deposition filtration: structural evolution of oxo–molybdenum (vi) sites with temperature"

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2016, 18, 23980 

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21) A Tribalis, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Molecular structure and reactivity of titania-supported transition metal oxide catalysts synthesized by equilibrium deposition filtration for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane"

Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2016, 19 (10), 1226 

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20) G Tsilomelekis, MJ Orella, Z Lin, Z Cheng, W Zheng, V Nikolakis, DG Vlachos

"Molecular structure, morphology and growth mechanisms and rates of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural (HMF) derived humins"

Green Chem., 2016, 18, 1983-1993

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19) W Deng, JR Kennedy, G Tsilomelekis, W Zheng, V Nikolakis

"Cellulose Hydrolysis in Acidified LiBr Molten Salt Hydrate Media"

Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2015, 54, 5226–5236

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18) L Yang, G Tsilomelekis, S Caratzoulas, DG Vlachos

"Mechanism of Brønsted Acid‐Catalyzed Glucose Dehydration"

ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 1334-1341

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17) AG Kalampounias, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Glass-forming ability of TeO2 and temperature induced changes on the structure of the glassy, supercooled, and molten states"

J. Chem. Phys. 2015, 142, 154503

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16) AG Kalampounias, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Vibrational dephasing and frequency shifts of hydrogen-bonded pyridine–water complexes"

Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 2015, 135, 31

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15) TR Josephson, G Tsilomelekis, C Bagia, V Nikolakis, DG Vlachos, S Caratzoulas

"Solvent-Induced Frequency Shifts of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Deduced via Infrared Spectroscopy and ab Initio Calculations"

J. Phys. Chem, A. 2014, 118, 12149

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14) AG Kalampounias, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Unraveling the role of microenvironment and hydrodynamic forces on the vibrational relaxation rates of pyridine–water complexes"

J. Mol. Liq., 2014, 198, 299

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13) A Tribalis, GD Panagiotou, G Tsilomelekis, AG Kalampounias, K Bourikas, C Kordulis, S Boghosian, A Lycourghiotis

"Temperature-Dependent Evolution of the Molecular Configuration of Oxo-Tungsten(VI) Species Deposited on the Surface of Titania"

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 11319

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12) G Tsilomelekis, TR Josephson, V Nikolakis, S Caratzoulas

"Origin of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Stability in Water/Dimethyl Sulfoxide Mixtures"

ChemSusChem., 2014, 7, 117

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11) AG Kalampounias, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Liquid phase dynamics of molten M2S2O7 (M = K, Cs): A temperature dependent Raman spectroscopic study"

Vib. Spectrosc., 2013, 65, 66

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10) G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"On the configuration, molecular structure and vibrational properties of MoOx sites on alumina, zirconia, titania and silica"

Catal. Sci. Technol., 2013, 3, 1869

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9) AG Kalampounias, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Short-time microscopic dynamics of aqueous methanol solutions"

Mol. Phys., 2012, 110, 3095

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8) AG Kalampounias, G Tsilomelekis, RW Berg, S Boghosian

"Molybdenum(VI) Oxosulfato Complexes in MoO3–K2S2O7–K2SO4 Molten Mixtures: Stoichiometry, Vibrational Properties, and Molecular Structures"

J. Phys. Chem. A, 2012, 116, 8861

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7) G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"An operando Raman study of molecular structure and reactivity of molybdenum(VI) oxide supported on anatase for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane"

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2012, 14, 2216

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6) G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"In Situ Raman and FTIR Spectroscopy of Molybdenum(VI) Oxide Supported on Titania Combined with 18O/16O Exchange: Molecular Structure, Vibrational Properties, and Vibrational Isotope Effects"

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115, 2146

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5) G Tsilomelekis, A Tribalis, AG Kalampounias, S Boghosian, GD Panagiotou, K Bourikas, C Kordulis, A Lycourghiotis

"Temperature–dependent evolution of molecular configurations of oxomolybdenum species on MoO3/TiO2 catalysts monitored by in situ Raman spectroscopy"

Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal., 2010, 175, 613

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4) G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian

"Structural and vibrational properties of molybdena catalysts supported on alumina and zirconia studied by in situ Raman and FTIR spectroscopies combined with 18O/16O isotopic substitution"

Catal. Today, 2010, 158, 146

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3) SA Karakoulia, KS Triantafyllidis, G Tsilomelekis, S Boghosian, AA Lemonidou

"Propane oxidative dehydrogenation over vanadia catalysts supported on mesoporous silicas with varying pore structure and size"

Catal. Today, 2009, 141

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2) J Due-Hansen, S Boghosian, A Kustov, P Fristrup, G Tsilomelekis, K Ståhl, CH Christensen, R Fehrmann

"Vanadia-based SCR catalysts supported on tungstated and sulfated zirconia: Influence of doping with potassium"

J. Catal., 2007, 251, 459

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1) G Tsilomelekis, A Christodoulakis, S Boghosian

"Support effects on structure and activity of molybdenum oxide catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane"

Catal. Today, 2007, 127, 139

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