All Publications


Oscar Oyola-Rivera, Jiayue He, George W Huber, James A Dumesic, Nelson Cardona-Martínez, Catalytic conversion of cellulose to levoglucosenone using propylsulfonic acid functionalized SBA-15 and H2SO4 in tetrahydrofuran, Biomass and Bioenergy, (2022) 156, 106315. link

Paolo A Cuello-Penaloza, Raka G Dastidar, Shao-Chun Wang, Yi Du, Michael P Lanci, Bradley Wooler, Christine E Kliewer, Ive Hermans, James A Dumesic, George W Huber, Ethanol to Distillate-Range Molecules using Cu/MgxAIOy catalysts with low Cu loadings, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2022) 304, 120984. link

Raka G Dastidar, Peter H Galebach, Michael P Lanci, Chengrong Wang, Yi Du, George W Huber, Elucidation of reaction network and kinetics between cellulose-derived 1,2-propanediol and methanol for one-pot biofuel production, Green Chemistry (2022), 24, 350-364. link


Hochan Chang, Min Soo Kim, George W Huber, James A Dumesic, Design of closed-loop recycling production of a Diels Alder polymer from a biomass-derived difuran as a functional additive for polyurethanes, Green Chemistry (2021) 23, 9479-9488. link

Alvin Jonathan, Emily G Tomashek, Michael P Lanci, James A Dumesic, George W Huber, Reaction kinetics study of ethylene oligomerization into linear olefins over carbon-supported cobalt catalysts, Journal of Catalysis, (2021) 404, 954-963. link

Paolo Cuello-Penaloza, Siddarth H Krishna, Mario De bruyn, Bert M Weckhuysen, Edgard A Lebrón-Rodríguez, Ive Hermans, James A Dumesic, George W Huber, Production of Hexane-1,2,5,6-tetrol from Biorenewable Levoglucosanol over Pt-WOx/TiO2, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering (2021) 9, 28, 16123-16132. link

Kevin L Sánchez‐Rivera, Panzheng Zhou, Min Soo Kim, Leonardo D González Chávez, Steve Grey, Kevin Nelson, Shao‐Chun Wang, Ive Hermans, Victor M Zavala, Reid C Van Lehn, George W Huber, Reducing Antisolvent Use in the STRAP Process by Enabling a Temperature‐Controlled Polymer Dissolution and Precipitation for the Recycling of Multilayer Plastic Films, ChemSusChem (2021) 14 (19), 4317-4329. link

Panzheng Zhou, Kevin L Sánchez‐Rivera, George W Huber, Reid C Van Lehn, Computational Approach for Rapidly Predicting Temperature‐Dependent Polymer. Solubilities Using Molecular‐Scale Models, ChemSusChem (2021) 14 (19), 4307-4316. link

A Jonathan, EG Tomashek, MP Lanci, JA Dumesic GW Huber, Reaction Kinetics Study of Ethylene Oligomerization into Linear Olefins over Carbon-supported Cobalt Catalysts, Journal of Catalysis (2021) 404, 954-963. link

DM McClelland, BX Wang, WT Cordell, YR Cortes-Pena, EB Gilcher, L Zhang, JS Guest, BF Pfleger, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, Renewable linear alpha-olefins by base-catalyzed dehydration of biologically-derived fatty alcohols, Green Chemistry (2021) 23, 4338-4354. link

H Chang, EB Gilcher, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, Synthesis of Performance-advantaged Polyurethanes and Polyesters from Biomass-derived Monomers by Aldol-Condensation of 5-Hydroxymethyl furfural and Hydrogenation, Green Chemistry (2021) 23, 4355-4364. link

A Jonathan, NM Eagan, DL Bruns, SS Stahl, MP Lanci, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Ethylene Oligomerization into Linear Olefins over Cobalt Oxide on Carbon Catalysts, RSC Catalysis Science and Technology (2021) 11, 3599-3608. link

H Chang, I Bajaj, AH Motagamwala, A Somasundaram, GW Huber, CT Maravelias, JA Dumesic, Sustainable Production of 5-Hydroxymethyl Furfural from Glucose for Process Integration with High Fructose Corn Syrup Infrastructure, Green Chemistry, (2021) 23, 4355-4364. link

CRF Lund, B Tatarchuk N Cardona-Martinez, JM Hill, Marco A Sanchez-Castillo, GW Huber, Y Roman-Leshkov, D Simonetti, Y Pagan-Torres, TJ Schwartz, AH Motagamwala, A Career in Catalysis: James A Dumesic, ACS Catalysis (2021), 11, 2310-2339. link

PH Galebach, M Beussmann, J Johnson, T Fredriksen, C Wang MP Lanci, GW Huber, Catalytic Conversion of Pyrolysis Oil to Alcohols and Alkanes in Supercritical Methanol over the CuMgAlOx Catalyst, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, (2021) 9, 2067-2079. link

AD Anderson, MP Lanci, JS Buchanan, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, The Hydrodeoxygneation of Glycerol over NiMoSx:Catalyst Stability and Activity at Hydropyrolysis Conditions, ChemcatChem, (2021) 13, 425-437. link


TW Walker, N Frelka, Z Shen, AK Chew, J Banick, S Grey, MS Kim, JA Dumesic, RC Van Lehn, GW Huber, Recycling of multilayer plastic packaging materials by solvent -targeted recovery and precipitation, ScienceAdvances (2020) 6, 47, sciadv.aba7599. link

M Zhou, SH Krishna, M De bruyn, BM Wekchuysen, LA Curtiss, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, RS Assary, Mechanastic Insights into the Conversion of Biorenewable Levoglucosanol to Dideoxysugars, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2020) 8, 43, 16339-16349. link

H Chang, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, Chemical-Switching Strategy for Synthesis and Controlled Release of Norcantharmidies from a Biomass-Dervied Chemical, ChemSusChem (2020), 13, 5213-5219. link

C Cai, J Li, K Hirth, GW Huber, H Lou, J Zhu, Comparision of two acid hydrotropes for sustainable fractionation of birch wood, ChemSusChem (2020), 13, 4649-4659. link

SH Krishna, L Zhang, I Hermans, GW Huber, TF Kuech, JA Dumesic, Rates of levoglucosanol hydrogenolysis over Bronsted and Lewis acid sites on platinum silica-alumina catalysts synthesized by atomic layer deposition, Journal of Catalysis (2020), 389, 111-120. link

X Han, H Sheng, C Yu, TW Walker, GW Huber, J Qiu, S Jin, Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Glycerol to Formic Acid by CuCo2O4 Spinel Oxide Nanostructures Catalysts, ACS Catalysis (2020), 10, 6741-6752. link

TW Walker, AK Chew, RC Van Lehn, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Rational design of mixed solvent systems for acid-catalyzed biomass conversion processes using a combined experimental, molecular dynamics and machine learning approach, Topics in Catalysis (2020) 63, 649-663. link

TW Walker, N Kuch, KA Vander Meulen, CFM Clewett, GW Huber, BG Fox, JA Dumesic, Solid-state NMR studies of solvent-mediated, acid-catalyzed woody biomass pretreatment for enzymatic conversion of residual cellulose (2020) 8, 6551-6563. link

JS Espindola, CJ Gilbert, OW Perez-Lopez, JO Trierweiler, GW Huber, Conversion of furan over gallium and zinc promoted ZSM-5: The effect of metal and acid sites, Fuel Processing Technology (2020), 201, 106319. link

B Demir, T Kropp, KR Rivera-Dones, EB Gilcher, GW Huber, M Mavrikakis, JA Dumesic, A Self Adjusting Platinum Surface for Acetone Hydrogenation, Processing of the National Academy of Sciences (2020) 117, 3446-3450. link

WJ Liu, Z Xu, D Zhao, XQ Pan, HC Li, X Hu, ZY Fan, WK Wang, GH Zhao, S Jin, GW Huber, HQ Yu, Efficient Electrochemical Production of Glucaric Acid and H2 via Glucose Electrolysis, Nature Communications (2020) 11:265, 1-11. link

D Zhao, X Wang, JB Miller, GW Huber, The Chemical and Kinetics of Polyethylene Pyrolysis: A Process to Produce Fuels and Chemicals, ChemSusChem (2020) 13, 1764-1774. link

H Chang, I Bajaj, GW Huber, CT Maravelias, JA Dumesic, Catalytic strategy for conversion of fructose to organic dyes, polymers, and liquid fuels, Green Chemistry (2020), 22, 5285-5295. link

NM Eagan, MP Lanci, GW Huber, Kinetic Modeling of Alcohol Oligomerization over Calcium Hydroxyapatite, ACS Catalysis (2020) 10, 2978-2989. link

A Smith, A Keane, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, VM Zavala, A machine learning framework for the analysis and prediction of catalytic activity from experimental data, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2020) 263, 118257. link

MJ Lindsay, K Huang, BA Buchinger, CT Maravelias, JA Dumesic SA Rankin, GW Huber, Catalytic Production of Glucose-Galactose Syrup from Greek Yogurt Acid Whey in a Continuous Flow Reactor, ChemSusChem (2020), 13, 791-802. link


AK Chew, T Walker, Z Shen, B Demir, L Witteman, J Euclide, GW Huber, JA Dumesic RC Van Lehn, Effect of mixed-solvent environments on the selectivity of acid-catalyzed dehydration reactions, ACS Catalysis (2019), 12, 27. link

J He, SP Burt, MR Ball, I Hermans, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Catalytic CO bond hydrogenolysis of tetrahydrofuran-dimethanol over metal supported WOx/TiO2 catalysts, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2019) 258, 117945-117955. link

L Zhang, MR Ball, KR Rivera-Dones, SC Wang, TF Kuech, GW Huber, I Hermans, JA Dumesic, Synthesis gas conversion over molybdenum-based catalysts promoted by transition metals, ACS Catalysis (2019) 11, 27. link

SH Krishna, J Cao, M Tamura, Y Nakagawa, M De Bruyn, GS Jacobson, BM Weckhuysen, JA Dumesic, K Tomishige, GW Huber, Synthesis of hexane-tetrol and triols with fixed hydroxyl group positions and stereochemistry from methyl glcosides over supported metal catalysts, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2019), 11, 4. link

CC Tu, YJ Tsou, TD To, CH Chen, JF Lee, GW Huber, YC Lin, Phllosilicate derived CuNi/SiO2 catalysts in the selective hydrogenation of adipic acid to 1,6-hexanediol, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2019), 10, 7. link

PH Galebach, JK Soeherman, A Wittrig, MP Lanci, GW Huber, Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of maple wood and biomass-derived oxygenates into renewable alcohols in a continuous flow reactor, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2019) 7, 15361-15372. link

M De Bruyn, P Cuello-Penaloza, M Cendejas, I Hermans, J He, SH Krishna, DM Lynn, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, BM Weckhusyen, Hexane-1, 2, 5, 6-tetrol as a Versatile and Biobased Building Block for the Synthesis of Sustainable (Chiral) Crystalline Mesoporous Polyboronates, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2019) 7, 13430-13436. link

Q Liu, H Wang, H Xin, C Wang, L Yan, Y Wang, Q Zhang, X Zhang, Y Xu, GW Huber, L Ma, Selective Cellulose Hydrogenolysis to Ethanol Using Ni@C Combined with Phosphoric Acid Catalysts, ChemSusChem (2019), 12, 3977-3987. link

NM Eagan, MD Kumbhalkar, JS Buchanan, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Chemistries and processes for conversion of ethanol into middle-distillate fuels, Nature Reviews Chemistry (2019) 3, 223-249. link

M De bruyn, C Sener, DD Petrolini, DJ McClelland, J He, MR Ball, Y Liu, L Martins, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, BM Weckhuysen, Catalytic hydrogenation of dihydrolevoglucosenone to levoglucosanol with a hydrotalcite/mixed oxide copper catalyst, Green Chemistry (2019) 21, 5000-5007. link

H Chang, AH Motagamwala, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, Synthesis of biomass-derived feedstocks for the polymers and fuels industries from 5-(hydroxymethyl) furfural (HMF) and acetone, Green Chemistry (2019), 20, 5532-5540. link

O Oyala-Rivera, J He, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, N Cardona-Martinez, Catalytic dehydration of levoglucosan to levoglucosenone using Brønsted solid acid catalysts in tetrahydrofuran, Green Chemistry (2019) 21, 4988-4999. link

NM Eagan, BM Moore, DJ McClelland, AM Wittrig, E Canales, MP Lanci, GW Huber, Catalytic synthesis of distillate-range ethers and olefins from ethanol through Guerbet coupling and etherification, Green Chemistry (2019) 21, 3300-3318. link

L Li, KJ Barnett, DJ McClelland, D Zhao, G Liu, GW Huber, Gas-phase dehydration of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol to dihydropyran over γ-Al2O3, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2019) 245, 62-70. link

L Zhang, MR Ball, Y Liu, TF Kuech, GW Huber, M Mavrikakis, I Hermans, JA Dumesic, Synthesis Gas Conversion over Rh/Mo Catalysts Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition, ACS Catalysis (2019) 9 1810-1819. link

DJ McClelland, PH Galebach, AH Motagamwala, AM Wittrig, SD Karlen, JS Buchanan, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of lignin and biomass over reduced copper porous metal oxides (2019), Green Chemistry 21, 2988-3005. link

S Kim, EE Kwon, YT Kim, S Jung, HJ Kim, GW Huber, J Lee, Recent advances in hydrodeoxygenation of biomass-derived oxygenates over heterogeneous catalysts, Green Chemistry (2019) 21, 3715-3743. link

N Li, Z Wang, T Qu, J Kraft, JH Oh, JP van Pijkeren, GW Huber, X Pan, High-yield synthesis of glucooligosaccharides (GIOS) as potential prebiotics from glucose via non-enzymatic glycosylation, Green Chemistry (2019) 21 2686-2698. link

DD Petrolini, N Eagan, MR Ball, SP Burt, I Hermans, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, L Martins, Ethanol condensation at elevated pressure over copper on AlMgO and AlCaO porous mixed-oxide supports, Catalysis Science and Technology (2019) 9, 2032-2042. link

TW Walker, AH Motagamwala, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Fundamental catalytic challenges to design improved biomass conversion technologies, Journal of Catalysis (2019) 369, 518-525. link


PH Galebach, S Thompson, AM Wittrig, JS Buchanan, GW Huber, Investigation of the Reaction Pathways of Biomass-Derived Oxygenate Conversion into Monoalcohols in Supercritical Methanol with CuMgAl-Mixed-Metal Oxide, ChemSusChem (2018) 11, 4007-4017. link

EE Kwon, YT Kim, HJ Kim, KYA Lin, KH Kim, J Lee, GW Huber, Production of high-octane gasoline via hydrodeoxygenation of sorbitol over palladium-based bimetallic catalysts, Journal of Environmental Management (2018) 227, 329-334. link

JP Chada, Z Xu, D Zhao, RB Watson, M Brammer, M Bigi, DC Rosenfeld, I Hermans, GW Huber, Oligomerization of 1-butene over carbon-supported CoOx and subsequent isomerization/hydroformylation to n-nonanal, Catalysis Communication (2018) 114, 93-97. link

SH Krishna, K Huang, KJ Barnett, M DeBruyn, J He, BM Weckhuysen, CT Maravelias, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Oxygenated commodity chemicals from chemo-catalytic conversion of biomass derived heterocycles, AICHE Journal (2018) 64, 1910-1922. link

SH Krishna, M De bruyn, ZR Schmidt, BM Weckhuysen, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Catalytic production of hexane-1,2,5,6-tetrol from bio-renewable levoglucosanol in water: effect of metal and acid sites on (stereo)-selectivity, Green Chemistry (2018) 20, 4557-4565. link

W Liu, L Dang, Z Xu, HQ Yu, S Jin, GW Huber, Electrochemical Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural with NiFe Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Nanosheet Catalysts, ACS Catalysis (2018) 8, 5533-5541. link

TW Walker, AK Chew, H Li, B Demir, ZC Zhang, GW Huber, RC Van Lehn, JA Dumesic, Universal kinetic solvent effects in acid-catalyzed reactions of biomass-derived oxygenates, Energy and Environmental Science (2018) 11, 617-628. link

SH Krishna, RS Assary, ZR Schmidt, LA Curtiss, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Mechanistic insights into the hydrogenolysis of levoglucosanol over bifunctional platinum silica-alumina catalysts, ACS Catalysis (2018) 8, 3743-3753. link

M Lindsay, TW Walker, JA Dumesic, S Rankin, GW Huber, Production of monosaccharides and whey protein from acid whey waste streams in the dairy industry, Green Chemistry (2018) 20, 1824-1834. link

Z Xu, JP Chada, L Xu, D Zhao, DC Rosenfeld, JL Rogers, I Hermans, M Mavrikakis, GW Huber, Ethylene Dimerization and oligomerization to 1-Butene and Higher Olefins with Chromium-Promoted Cobalt on Carbon Catalyst, ACS Catalysis (2018) 8, 2488-2497. link

I Ro, IB Aragao, ZJ Brentzel, Y Liu, KR Rivera-Dones, MR Ball, D Zanchet, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, Intrinsic Activity of Interfacial Sites for Pt-Fe and Pt-Mo Catalysts in the Hydrogenation of Carbonyl Groups, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2018) 231, 182-190. link

K Huang, JB Miller, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, CT Maravelias, A General Framework for the Evaluation of Direct Nonoxidative Methane conversion Strategies, Joule (2018) 2, 349-365. link

P Galebach, DJ McClelland, NM Eagan, A Wittrig, JS Buchanan, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Production of alcohols from cellulose by supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, (2018) 6, 4330-4344. link

Z Zhang, GW Huber, Catalytic oxidation of carbohydrates into organic acids and furan chemicals, Chemical Society Reviews, (2018) 47, 1351-1390. link

J He, SP Burt, M Ball, D Zhao, I Hermans, JA Dumesic, GW Huber, Synthesis of 1,6-Hexanediol from cellulose derived tetrahydrofuran-dimethanol with Pt-WOx/TiO2 catalysts, ACS Catalysis (2018), 8, 1427-1439. link

IB Aragao, I Ro Y Liu, M Ball, GW Huber D Zanchet, JA Dumesic, Catalysts Synthesized by Selective Deposition of Fe onto Pt for the Water-Gas Shift Reaction, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2018) 222, 182-190. link

I Ro, IB Aragao, JP Chada, Y Liu, KR Rivera-Dones, MR Ball, D Zanchet, JA Dumesic and GW Huber, The role of Pt-FexOy interfacial sites for CO Oxidation, Journal of Catalysis (2018) 358, 19-26. link

K Huang, W Won, KJ Barnett, ZJ Brentzel, DM Alonso, GW Huber, JA Dumesic, CT Maravelias, Improving economics of lignocellulosic biofuels: An integrated strategy for coproducing 1,5-pentanediol and ethanol, Applied Energy (2018) 23, 585-594. link

J Lee, I Ro, HJ Kim YT Kim, EE Kwon, GW Huber, Production of renewable C4-C6 monoalcohols from waste biomass-derived carbohydrate via aqueous-phase hydrodeoxygenation over Pt-ReOx/Zr-P, Process Safety and Environmental Protection (2018) 115, 2-7. link