Bala Subramaniam

  1. H. Zhu, R. Maheswari, A. Ramanathan and B. Subramaniam, “Evaporation-Induced Self-Assembly of Mesoporous Zirconium Silicates with Tunable Acidity and Facile Catalytic Dehydration Activity,” Microporous & Mesoporous Materials, 223, 46–52 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.10.026
  2. C. P. Nash, A. Ramanathan, D. A. Ruddy, M. Behl, E. Gjersing, M. Griffin, H. Zhu, B. Subramaniam, J. A. Schaidle and J. E. Hensley, “Mixed Alcohol Dehydration over Brønsted and Lewis Acidic Catalysts,” Applied Catalysis A. General. 510, 110-124 (2016). DOI:10.1016/j.apcata.2015.11.019
  3. G. Imran, V. V. Srinivasan, R. Maheswari, A. Ramanathan and B. Subramaniam, “Unique Characteristics of MnOx-incorporated Mesoporous Silicate, Mn-FDU-5, Prepared via Evaporation Induced Self Assembly,” Journal of Porous Materials. 23 (1), 35-46 (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s10934-015-0055-1.
  4. W. Yan, A. Ramanathan, P. D. Patel, S. K. Maiti, B. B. Laird, W. H. Thompson and B. Subramaniam, “Mechanistic Insights for Enhancing Activity and Stability of Nb-incorporated Silicates for Selective Ethylene Epoxidation,” Journal of Catalysis, 336, 75-84 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2015.12.022
  5. X. Jin, M. Zhao, M. Vora, J. Shen, C. Zeng, W. Yan, P. S. Thapa, B. Subramaniam and R. V. Chaudhari, “Synergistic Effects of Bimetallic PtPd/TiO2 Nanocatalysts in Oxidation of Glucose to Glucaric Acid: Structure Dependent Activity and Selectivity,” Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 55 (11), 2932-2945 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b04841
  6. V. V. Srinivasan, A. Ranoux, R. Maheswari, U. Hanefeld, A. Ramanathan and B. Subramaniam, “Potential applications of Zr-KIT-5: Hantzsch reaction, Meerwein–Ponndorf–Verley (MPV) reduction of 4-tert-butylcyclohexanone and Prins reaction of citronellal,” Research on Chemical Intermediates. 42(3), 2399-2408 (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s11164-015-2157-4
  7. X. Jin, P. S. Thapa, B. Subramaniam, R. V. Chaudhari, “Microkinetic Modeling of Pt/C Catalyzed Aqueous Phase Glycerol Conversion with In Situ Formed Hydrogen,” AIChE Journal, 62, 1162–1173 (2016).  DOI 10.1002/aic.15114.
  8. X. Jin, M. Zhao, W. Yan, C. Zeng, P. Bobba, P. S. Thapa, B. Subramaniam and R. V. Chaudhari, “Anisotropic Growth of PtFe Nanoclusters Induced by Lattice-Mismatch: Efficient Catalysts for Oxidation of Biopolyols to Carboxylic Acid Derivatives,” Journal of Catalysis, 337, 272-283 (2016).  DOI:10.1016/j.jcat.2016.02.015.
  9. X. Jin, M. Zhao, C. Zeng, W. Yan, Z. Song, P. S. Thapa, B. Subramaniam and R. V. Chaudhari, “Oxidation of Glycerol to Carboxylic Acids Using Cobalt Catalysts,” ACS Catalysis, 6, 4576–4583 (2016).
  10. X. Zuo, P. Venkitasubramanian, D. H. Busch and B. Subramaniam, “Optimization of Co/Mn/Br-catalyzed oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to enhance 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid yield and minimize substrate burning,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4 (7), 3659–3668 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00174.
  11. J-F Wu, A. Ramanathan, W. K. Snavely, H. Zhu, A. Rokicki and B. Subramaniam, “Enhanced metathesis of ethylene and 2-butene on tungsten incorporated ordered mesoporous silicates,” Applied Catalysis A. 528, 142–149 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.apcata.2016.10.004.
  12. B. Subramaniam, R. K. Helling and C. J. Bode, “Quantitative sustainability analysis: A powerful tool to develop resource-efficient catalytic technologies,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (Invited Feature Article). (2016) DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01571.
  13. X. Zuo, A. S. Chaudhari, K. W. Snavely, F. Niu, H. Zhu, K. J. Martin and B. Subramaniam, “Kinetics of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Oxidation to 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid with Co/Mn/Br Catalyst,” AIChE Journal (2016). DOI 10.1002/aic.15497
  14. X. Jin, P. S. Thapa, B. Subramaniam and R. V. Chaudhari, “Kinetic Modeling of Sorbitol Hydrogenolysis over Bimetallic RuRe/C Catalyst,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01346.

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