Publications

All Publications

2021

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, GW Huber (2021). Reducing Antisolvent Use in the STRAP Process by Enabling a Temperature–Controlled Polymer Dissolution and Precipitation for the Recycling of Multilayer Plastic Films. ChemSusChem. 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 (2021). Process intensification of solvent-targeted recovery and precipitation (STRAP) of multilayer plastic packaging films. ChemSusChem. link

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

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

Siddarth H Krishna, George W Huber, James A Dumesic (2021). Catalytic production of 1,2,5,6-hexanetetrol from levoglucosenone. link

Carl RF Lund, Bruce Tatarchuk, Nelson Cardona-Martínez, Josephine M Hill, Marco A Sanchez-Castillo, George W Huber, Yuriy Román-Leshkov, Dante Simonetti, Yomaira Pagan-Torres, Thomas J Schwartz, Ali Hussain Motagamwala (2021). A Career in Catalysis: James A. Dumesic. American Chemical Society. link

Peter H Galebach, Micaela Beussman, Jillian Johnson, Thomas Fredriksen, Chengrong Wang, Michael P Lanci, George W Huber (2021). Catalytic Conversion of Pyrolysis Oil to Alcohols and Alkanes in Supercritical Methanol over the CuMgAlOx Catalyst. American Chemical Society. link

Anthony D Anderson, Michael P Lanci, J Scott Buchanan, James A Dumesic, George W Huber (2021). The Hydrodeoxygenation of Glycerol over NiMoSx: Catalyst Stability and Activity at Hydropyrolysis Conditions. ChemCatChem. link

Oscar Oyola-Rivera, Jiayue He, George W Huber, James A Dumesic, Nelson Cardona-Martínez (2021). Catalytic Conversion of Cellulose to Levoglucosenone Using Propylsulfonic Acid Functionalized Sba-15 and H2so4 In Tetrahydrofuran. SSRN. link

Daniel J McClelland, Bo-Xun Wang, William T Cordell, Yoel R Cortes-Peña, Elise B Gilcher, Lifeng Zhang, Jeremy S Guest, Brian F Pfleger, George W Huber, James A Dumesic (2021). Renewable linear alpha-olefins by base-catalyzed dehydration of biologically-derived fatty alcohols. Green Chemistry. link

Hochan Chang, Elise B Gilcher, George W Huber, James A Dumesic (2021). Synthesis of performance-advantaged polyurethanes and polyesters from biomass-derived monomers by aldol-condensation of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural and hydrogenation. Green Chemistry. link

Alvin Jonathan, Nathaniel M Eagan, David L Bruns, Shannon S Stahl, Michael P Lanci, James A Dumesic, George W Huber (2021). Ethylene oligomerization into linear olefins over cobalt oxide on carbon catalyst. Catalysis Science & Technology. link

Hochan Chang, Ishan Bajaj, Ali Hussain Motagamwala, Arun Somasundaram, George W Huber, Christos T Maravelias, James A Dumesic (2021). Sustainable production of 5-hydroxymethyl furfural from glucose for process integration with high fructose corn syrup infrastructure. Green Chemistry. link

2020

Sánchez-Rivera, K. L., & Huber, G. W. (2020). Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Polyolefins into Alkanes. ACS Cent. Sci. link

Anderson, A. D., Lanci, M. P., Buchanan, J. S., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2020). The Hydrodeoxygenation of Glycerol over NiMoSx: Catalyst Stability and Activity at Hydropyrolysis Conditions. ChemCatChem. link

Walker, T. W., Frelka, N., Shen, Z., Chew, A. K., Banick, J., Grey, S., … & Huber, G. W. (2020). Recycling of multilayer plastic packaging materials by solvent-targeted recovery and precipitation. Science advances6(47), eaba7599. link

Zhou, M., Krishna, S. H., De Bruyn, M., Weckhuysen, B. M., Curtiss, L. A., Dumesic, J. A., … & Assary, R. S. (2020). Mechanistic Insights into the Conversion of Biorenewable Levoglucosanol to Dideoxysugars. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering8(43), 16339-16349. link

Chang, H., Huber, G. W., & Dumesic, J. A. (2020). Chemical‐Switching Strategy for Synthesis and Controlled Release of Norcantharimides from a Biomass‐Derived Chemical. ChemSusChem13(19), 5213-5129. link

Krishna, S. H., Zhang, L., Hermans, I., Huber, G. W., Kuech, T. F., & Dumesic, J. A. (2020). Rates of levoglucosanol hydrogenolysis over Brønsted and Lewis acid sites on platinum silica-alumina catalysts synthesized by atomic layer deposition. Journal of Catalysis, 389, 111-120. link

Han, X., Sheng, H., Yu, C., Walker, T. W., Huber, G. W., Qiu, J., & Jin, S. (2020). Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Glycerol to Formic Acid by CuCo2O4 Spinel Oxide Nanostructure Catalysts. ACS Catalysis. link

Zhao, D., Wang, X., Miller, J. B., & Huber, G. W. (2020). Cover Feature: The Chemistry and Kinetics of Polyethylene Pyrolysis: A Process to Produce Fuels and Chemicals (ChemSusChem 7/2020). ChemSusChem13(7), 1659-1659. link

Espindola, J. S., Gilbert, C. J., Perez-Lopez, O. W., Trierweiler, J. O., & Huber, G. W. (2020). Conversion of furan over gallium and zinc promoted ZSM-5: The effect of metal and acid sites. Fuel Processing Technology201, 106319. link

Walker, T. W., Chew, A. K., Van Lehn, R. C., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2020). 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, 1-15. link

Walker, T. W., Kuch, N., Vander Meulen, K. A., Clewett, C. F., Huber, G. W., Fox, B. G., & Dumesic, J. A. (2020). Solid-State NMR Studies of Solvent-Mediated, Acid-Catalyzed Woody Biomass Pretreatment for Enzymatic Conversion of Residual Cellulose. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering8(16), 6551-6563. link

Smith, A., Keane, A., Dumesic, J. A., Huber, G. W., & Zavala, V. M. (2020). A machine learning framework for the analysis and prediction of catalytic activity from experimental data. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental263, 118257. link

Demir, B., Kropp, T., Rivera-Dones, K. R., Gilcher, E. B., Huber, G. W., Mavrikakis, M., & Dumesic, J. A. (2020). A self-adjusting platinum surface for acetone hydrogenation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences117(7), 3446-3450. link

Eagan, N. M., Lanci, M. P., & Huber, G. W. (2020). Kinetic Modeling of Alcohol Oligomerization over Calcium Hydroxyapatite. ACS Catalysis10(5), 2978-2989. link

Liu, W. J., Xu, Z., Zhao, D., Pan, X. Q., Li, H. C., Hu, X., … & Huber, G. W. (2020). Efficient electrochemical production of glucaric acid and H 2 via glucose electrolysis. Nature Communications11(1), 1-11. link

Zhao, D., Wang, X., Miller, J. B., & Huber, G. W. (2020). The Chemistry and Kinetics of Polyethylene Pyrolysis: A Feedstock to Produce Fuels and Chemicals. ChemSusChem. link

Cai, C., Li, J., Hirth, K., Huber, G. W., Lou, H., & Zhu, J. Y. (2020). Comparison of two acid hydrotropes for sustainable fractionation of birch wood. ChemSusChem. 13 (17): 4649-4659. link

Huber, G. W., Lapkin, A., & Yan, N. (2020). Introduction to green chemistry and reaction engineering. Reaction Chemistry & Engineering5(12), 2131-2133. link

Galebach, P. H., Soeherman, J. K., Gilcher, E., Wittrig, A. M., Johnson, J., Fredriksen, T., … & Huber, G. W. (2020). Production of renewable alcohols from maple wood using supercritical methanol hydrodeoxygenation in a semi-continuous flowthrough reactor. Green Chemistry22(23), 8462-8477. link

Li, J., Galebach, P. H., Johnson, J. K., Fredriksen, T., Wittrig, A., Bai, X., … & Huber, G. W. (2020). Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of pyrolytic lignin over reduced copper porous metal oxides. Green Chemistry22(23), 8403-8413. link

Chang, H., Bajaj, I., Huber, G., Maravelias, C. T., & Dumesic, J. (2020). Catalytic strategy for conversion of fructose to organic dyes, polymers, and liquid fuels. Green Chemistry. link

2019

Chew, A. K., Walker, T. W., Shen, Z., Demir, B., Witteman, L., Euclide, J., … & Van Lehn, R. C. (2019). Effect of mixed-solvent environments on the selectivity of acid-catalyzed dehydration reactions. ACS Catalysis, 10(3), 1679-1691. link

Lindsay, M. J., Huang, K., Buchinger, B. A., Maravelias, C. T., Dumesic, J. A., Rankin, S. A., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Catalytic Production of Glucose‐Galactose Syrup from Greek Yogurt Acid Whey in a Continuous Flow Reactor. ChemSusChem. link

He, J., Burt, S. P., Ball, M. R., Hermans, I., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Catalytic CO bond hydrogenolysis of tetrahydrofuran-dimethanol over metal supported WOx/TiO2 catalysts. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 258, 117945. link

Zhang, L., Ball, M. R., Rivera-Dones, K. R., Wang, S. C., Kuech, T. F., Huber, G. W., … & Dumesic, J. A. (2019). Synthesis Gas Conversion Over Molybdenum-Based Catalysts Promoted by Transition Metals. ACS Catalysis, 10(1), 365-374. link

Krishna, S. H., Cao, J., Tamura, M., Nakagawa, Y., De Bruyn, M., Jacobson, G. S., … & Huber, G. W. (2019). Synthesis of Hexane-Tetrols and-Triols with Fixed Hydroxyl Group Positions and Stereochemistry from Methyl Glycosides over Supported Metal Catalysts. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. link

Tu, C. C., Tsou, Y. J., To, T. D., Chen, C. H., Lee, J. F., Huber, G. W., & Lin, Y. C. (2019). Phyllosilicate-Derived CuNi/SiO2 Catalysts in the Selective Hydrogenation of Adipic Acid to 1, 6-Hexanediol. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7(21), 17872-17881. link

Liu, Q., Wang, H., Xin, H., Wang, C., Yan, L., Wang, Y., … & Ma, L. (2019). Selective Cellulose Hydrogenolysis to Ethanol Using Ni@ C Combined with Phosphoric Acid Catalysts. ChemSusChem, 12(17), 3977-3987. link

Galebach, P. H., Soeherman, J. K., Wittrig, A. M., Lanci, M. P., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of maple wood and biomass-derived oxygenates into renewable alcohols in a continuous flow reactor. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7(18), 15361-15372. link

De Bruyn, M., Cuello-Penaloza, P., Cendejas, M., Hermans, I., He, J., Krishna, S. H., … & Weckhuysen, B. M. (2019). 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 & Engineering, 7(15), 13430-13436. link

Eagan, N. M., Kumbhalkar, M. D., Buchanan, J. S., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Chemistries and processes for the conversion of ethanol into middle-distillate fuels. Nature Reviews Chemistry, 3(4), 223-249. link

Eagan, N. M., Moore, B. M., McClelland, D. J., Wittrig, A. M., Canales, E., Lanci, M. P., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Catalytic synthesis of distillate-range ethers and olefins from ethanol through Guerbet coupling and etherification. Green Chemistry, 21(12), 3300-3318. link

Sener, C., Petrolini, D. D., McClelland, D. J., He, J., Ball, M. R., Liu, Y., … & Weckhuysen, B. M. (2019). Catalytic hydrogenation of dihydrolevoglucosenone to levoglucosanol with a hydrotalcite/mixed oxide copper catalyst. Green Chemistry, 21(18), 5000-5007. link

Chang, H., Motagamwala, A. H., Huber, G. W., & Dumesic, J. A. (2019). Synthesis of biomass-derived feedstocks for the polymers and fuels industries from 5-(hydroxymethyl) furfural (HMF) and acetone. Green Chemistry, 21(20), 5532-5540. link

Oyola-Rivera, O., He, J., Huber, G. W., Dumesic, J. A., & Cardona-Martínez, N. (2019). Catalytic dehydration of levoglucosan to levoglucosenone using Brønsted solid acid catalysts in tetrahydrofuran. Green Chemistry, 21(18), 4988-4999. link

Galebach, P. H., Soeherman, J. K., Wittrig, A. M., Lanci, M. P., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of maple wood and biomass-derived oxygenates into renewable alcohols in a continuous flow reactor. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7(18), 15361-15372. link

McClelland, D. J., Galebach, P. H., Motagamwala, A. H., Wittrig, A. M., Karlen, S. D., Buchanan, J. S., … & Huber, G. W. (2019). Supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation of lignin and biomass over reduced copper porous metal oxides. Green Chemistry, 21(11), 2988-3005. link

Li, N., Wang, Z., Qu, T., Kraft, J., Oh, J. H., van Pijkeren, J. P., … & Pan, X. (2019). High-yield synthesis of glucooligosaccharides (GlOS) as potential prebiotics from glucose via non-enzymatic glycosylation. Green Chemistry, 21(10), 2686-2698. link

Petrolini, D. D., Eagan, N., Ball, M. R., Burt, S. P., Hermans, I., Huber, G. W., … & Martins, L. (2019). Ethanol condensation at elevated pressure over copper on AlMgO and AlCaO porous mixed-oxide supports. Catalysis Science & Technology9(8), 2032-2042. link

Kim, S., Kwon, E. E., Kim, Y. T., Jung, S., Kim, H. J., Huber, G. W., & Lee, J. (2019). Recent advances in hydrodeoxygenation of biomass-derived oxygenates over heterogeneous catalysts. Green Chemistry21(14), 3715-3743. link

Li, L., Barnett, K. J., McClelland, D. J., Zhao, D., Liu, G., & Huber, G. W. (2019). Gas-phase dehydration of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol to dihydropyran over γ-Al2O3. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental245, 62-70. link

Huber, G. W., Dumesic, J. A., Barnett, K. J., & Brentzel, Z. J. (2019). U.S. Patent Application No. 10/183,904. link

Huber, G. W., Rankin, S. A., & Lindsay, M. J. (2019). U.S. Patent Application No. 15/926,461. link

Zhang, L., Ball, M. R., Liu, Y., Kuech, T. F., Huber, G., Mavrikakis, M., … & Dumesic, J. A. (2019). Synthesis Gas Conversion over Rh/Mo Catalysts Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition. ACS Catalysislink

2018
Li, L., Barnett, K. J., McClelland, D. J., Zhao, D., Liu, G., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Gas-phase dehydration of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol to dihydropyran over γ-Al2O3. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. link

Walker, T. W., Motagamwala, A. H., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Fundamental catalytic challenges to design improved biomass conversion technologies. Journal of Catalysis.

Kwon, E. E., Kim, Y. T., Kim, H. J., Lin, K. Y. A., Kim, K. H., Lee, J., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Production of high-octane gasoline via hydrodeoxygenation of sorbitol over palladium-based bimetallic catalysts. Journal of environmental management227, 329-334. link

Huber, G., & He, J. (2018). Catalytic Processes for Production of α, ω-diols from Lignocellulosic Biomass (No. DOE-Wisconsin-0006878). University of Wisconsin. link

Galebach, P. H., Thompson, S., Wittrig, A. M., Buchanan, J. S., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Investigation of the Reaction Pathways of Biomass‐Derived Oxygenate Conversion into Monoalcohols in Supercritical Methanol with CuMgAl‐Mixed‐Metal Oxide. ChemSusChem11(23), 4007-4017. link

Huber, G. W., Dumesic, J. A., & Barnett, K. J. (2018). U.S. Patent Application No. 15/782,593. link

Ro, I., Aragao, I. B., Brentzel, Z. J., Liu, Y., Rivera-Dones, K. R., Ball, M. R., … & Dumesic, J. A. (2018). Intrinsic activity of interfacial sites for Pt-Fe and Pt-Mo catalysts in the hydrogenation of carbonyl groups. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental231, 182-190. link

Chada, J. P., Xu, Z., Zhao, D., Watson, R. B., Brammer, M., Bigi, M., … & Huber, G. W. (2018). Oligomerization of 1-butene over carbon-supported CoO x and subsequent isomerization/hydroformylation to n-nonanal. Catalysis Communications. link

Walker, T. W., Chew, A. K., Li, H., Demir, B., Zhang, Z. C., Huber, G. W., … & Dumesic, J. A. (2018). Universal kinetic solvent effects in acid-catalyzed reactions of biomass-derived oxygenates (vol 11, pg 617, 2018). ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE11(6), 1639-1639.

Krishna, S. H., Huang, K., Barnett, K. J., He, J., Maravelias, C. T., Dumesic, J. A., … & Weckhuysen, B. M. (2018). Oxygenated commodity chemicals from chemo‐catalytic conversion of biomass derived heterocycles. AIChE Journal64(6), 1910-1922. link

LIU, W., Dang, L., Xu, Z., Yu, H. Q., Jin, S., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Electrochemical Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural with NiFe Layered Double Hydroxide (LDH) Nanosheet Catalysts. ACS Catalysis. link

Lee, J., Ro, I., Kim, H. J., Kim, Y. T., Kwon, E. E., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Production of renewable C4–C6 monoalcohols from waste biomass-derived carbohydrate via aqueous-phase hydrodeoxygenation over Pt-ReOx/Zr-P. Process Safety and Environmental Protection115, 2-7. link

Krishna, S. H., Assary, R. S., Rashke, Q. A., Schmidt, Z. R., Curtiss, L. A., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Mechanistic Insights into the Hydrogenolysis of Levoglucosanol over Bifunctional Platinum Silica–Alumina Catalysts. ACS Catalysis8(5), 3743-3753. link

Barnett, K., Brentzel, Z., Huang, Z., Huang, K., Burt, S., Hermans, I., … & Huber, G. (2018, March). Utilizing ring-opening tautomerization for the facile catalytic conversion of biomass-derived cyclic hemiacetals and lactones to alpha, omega-diols. In ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY (Vol. 255). 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA: AMER CHEMICAL SOC.

Huang, K., Won, W., Barnett, K. J., Brentzel, Z. J., Alonso, D. M., Huber, G. W., … & Maravelias, C. T. (2018). Improving economics of lignocellulosic biofuels: An integrated strategy for coproducing 1, 5-pentanediol and ethanol. Applied Energy213, 585-594. link

Aragao, I. B., Ro, I., Liu, Y., Ball, M., Huber, G. W., Zanchet, D., & Dumesic, J. A. (2018). Catalysts synthesized by selective deposition of Fe onto Pt for the water-gas shift reaction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental222, 182-190. link

Ro, I., Aragao, I. B., Chada, J. P., Liu, Y., Rivera-Dones, K. R., Ball, M. R., … & Huber, G. W. (2018). The role of Pt-Fe x O y interfacial sites for CO oxidation. Journal of Catalysis358, 19-26. link

Huang, K., Miller, J. B., Huber, G. W., Dumesic, J. A., & Maravelias, C. T. (2018). A General Framework for the Evaluation of Direct Nonoxidative Methane Conversion Strategies. Joule2(2), 349-365. link

Xu, Z., Chada, J. P., Xu, L., Zhao, D., Rosenfeld, D. C., Rogers, J. L., … & Huber, G. W. (2018). Ethylene Dimerization and Oligomerization to 1-Butene and Higher Olefins with Chromium-Promoted Cobalt on Carbon Catalyst. ACS Catalysis8(3), 2488-2497. link

Galebach, P. H., McClelland, D. J., Eagan, N. M., Wittrig, A. M., Buchanan, J. S., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Production of alcohols from cellulose by supercritical methanol depolymerization and hydrodeoxygenation. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering6(3), 4330-4344. link

He, J., Burt, S. P., Ball, M., Zhao, D., Hermans, I., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Synthesis of 1, 6-Hexanediol from Cellulose Derived Tetrahydrofuran-Dimethanol with Pt-WO x/TiO2 Catalysts. ACS Catalysis8(2), 1427-1439. link

Ball, M. R., Wesley, T. S., Rivera-Dones, K. R., Huber, G. W., & Dumesic, J. A. (2018). Amination of 1-hexanol on bimetallic AuPd/TiO 2 catalysts. Green Chemistry20(20), 4695-4709. link

Krishna, S. H., Schmidt, Z. R., Weckhuysen, B. M., Dumesic, J. A., & Huber, G. W. (2018). 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 Chemistry20(19), 4557-4565. link

Walker, T. W., Chew, A. K., Li, H., Demir, B., Zhang, Z. C., Huber, G. W., … & Dumesic, J. A. (2018). Correction: Universal kinetic solvent effects in acid-catalyzed reactions of biomass-derived oxygenates. Energy & Environmental Science. link

Olcay, H., Malina, R., Upadhye, A., Hileman, J., Huber, G., & Barrett, S. (2018). Techno-economic and environmental evaluation of producing chemicals and drop-in aviation biofuels via aqueous phase processing. Energy & Environmental Science. link

Lindsay, M. J., Walker, T. W., Dumesic, J. A., Rankin, S. A., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Production of monosaccharides and whey protein from acid whey waste streams in the dairy industry. Green Chemistry20(8), 1824-1834. link

Walker, T. W., Chew, A. K., Li, H., Demir, B., Zhang, Z. C., Huber, G. W., … & Dumesic, J. A. (2018). Universal kinetic solvent effects in acid-catalyzed reactions of biomass-derived oxygenates. Energy & Environmental Science11(3), 617-628.

Zhang, Z., & Huber, G. W. (2018). Catalytic oxidation of carbohydrates into organic acids and furan chemicals. Chemical Society Reviews47(4), 1351-1390. link