Enhancing oxygen storage capability and catalytic activity of lanthanum oxysulfide (La2O2S) nanocatalysts by sodium- and iron/sodium- doping. S. Tan, D. Li, ChemCatChem, (accepted), doi: 10.1002/cctc.201701117

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Enhancing catalytic activity of lanthanide oxysulfate (La2O2SO4/Pr2O2SO4) via facile manipulation of nanoscale catalyst synthesis process and reactor configuration. S. Tan, D. Li, Applied Catalysis A: General, 2017, 544, 55-65, doi: 10.1016/j.apcata.2017.07.015

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Active site and electronic structure elucidation of Pt nanoparticles supported on phase-pure Molybdenum Carbide nanotubes.  S. Tan, L. Wang, S. Saha, R. Fushimi, D. Li, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9(11), 9815-9822, doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b01217

Probing synergetic effects between platinum nanoparticles deposited via atomic layer deposition and a molybdenum carbide nanotube support through surface characterization and device performance.  S. Saha, B. Martin, B. Leonard, D. Li, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016, 4, 9253-9265, doi: 10.1039/c6ta03198f 


Nano-scale sulfur-tolerant lanthanide oxysulfide/oxyfulfate catalysts for water-gas-shift reaction in novel reactor configuration. S. Tan, S. Paglieri, D. Li, Catalysis Communications, 2016, 5, 16-21, doi: 10.1016/j.catcom.2015.1.007

Referred Journal Articles

Published and In Press

1.       Nano-scale Sulfur-Tolerant Lanthanide Oxysulfide/Oxysulfate Catalysts for Water-Gas-Shift Reaction in a Novel Reactor Configuration, Shuai Tan, Steve Paglieri and Dongmei Li, Catalysis Communications, 73, p. 16–21, 2016.

2.       Probing Synergetic Effects Between Platinum Nanoparticles Deposited via Atomic Layer Deposition and Molybdenum Carbide Nanotube Support through Surface Characterization and Device Performance, Shibely Saha, Bridger Martin, Brian Leonard and Dongmei Li, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 9253 - 9265, 2016.

3.       Application of Polymer-Coated Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Sensors in Detection of Dissolved      Hydrogen, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, Applied Physics Letters, 88, p.233507, 2006.

4.       Effects of Membrane Coating on the Response of Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor (MIS) Sensors, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, R. Bastasz and T. McDaniel, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 115,

        p.86-92, 2006.

5.       Membrane Formation via Solid-Liquid Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) - Model Development and Validation, Dongmei Li, R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, Journal of Membrane Science, 279, p.50-60, 2006.

6.       Synthesis and Application of Methyl 1-Naphalene Acetic Ester, Huaxian Ma and Dongmei Li, Modern Chemical Industry,      p.76-78, 1996.

In Preparation

1.       Experimentally Probing Ligand-Strain Effect via a Novel Catalyst Platform, Shuai Tan, Shibely Saha, Dongmei Li, in preparation.

2.       Optimization of Platinum Loading in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell with Higher Durability using Platinum Modified Molybdenum Carbide (Mo2C), Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, in preparation.

3.       Integrated Accelerated Precipitation Softening-Microfiltration (APS-MF) Process for Desalination of High TDS Produced Water, Jennifer Hegarty, Dongmei Li and Jonathan Brant, in preparation.

4.       Understanding Enhanced Catalytic Activities in Nano-scale Water Gas Shift Catalysts, Shuai Tan and Dongmei Li, in Preparation.

Proceedings/Transactions

5.             Surface Characterization and Pt-like electrocatalytic activity of Nano-Scale Platinum Deposited on Transition Metal Carbide Nanotubes Via Atomic Layer Deposition, Electrochemical Society (ECS) Transactions, October, 2015.

6.             Fabrication of Compact Catalytic Membrane Reactor Using Nanosize Catalysts and Atomic Layer Deposition, Shuai Tan, Steve Paglieri, Shannon Mahurin and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of AIChE 2014, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.

7.             Particle Size and Support Effect of Platinum Catalyst in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of AIChE 2014, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.

8.             Promotion Effect of Transition Metal Carbide Support on ALD-Deposited Platinum Nanoparticles in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of Gordon Research Conferences on Fuel Cells, Smithfield, RI, August, 2014.

9.             Membrane Process Development To Address High TDS Challenges In Treating Hydraulic Fracturing Waters, Proceedings of Gordon Research Conferences on Membrane Materials and Processes, Dongmei Li and Jonathan Brant, New London, NH, July, 2014.

10.          co-Catalyst Modified Nafion® Membrane Pprepared viaby Ultrasonic Accumist Spray technique for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of NAMS 2014, Houston, TX, June, 2014.

11.          Fabrication of Catalytic Micro-Membrane Reactor (CMMR) Using Nanosize Catalysts and Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Shuai Tan, Stephen N. Paglieri, Shannon Mahurin and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of NAMS 2014, Houston, TX, June, 2014

17.            Particle Size and Support Effects of Platinum Catalyst on Proton Exchange Fuel Cells, Proceedings of Western Catalysis Conference, Albuquerque, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, NM, March, 2014.

18.            Lanthanide Oxysulfide Micro-Membrane Reactor (MMR) for Hydrogen Production, Shuai Tan, Stephen N. Paglieri, Shannon Mahurin and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of Western States Catalysis Conference, Albuquerque, NM, March, 2014.

19.          Surface Modification of Transition Metal Carbide Nanoparticles Via Atomic Layer Deposition for Energy Applications, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of AIChE 2013, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.

20.          Integration of Accelerated Precipitation Softening - Microfiltration (APS-MF) Assembly to Maximize Water Recovery from the Treatment of Brackish Water, Jennifer Hegarty, Dongmei Li and Jonathan Brant, Proceedings of NAMS 2013, Boise, ID, June, 2013.

21.          Catalytic Micro-Membrane Reactor (MMR) Development for Hydrogen Purification, Shuai Tan and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of NAMS 2013, Boise, ID, June, 2013.

22.          co-Catalyst Modified Nafion Membrane for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of NAMS 2013, Boise, ID, June, 2013.

23.          Beyond TIPS (Thermally-Induced Phase Separation), Dongmei Li, Proceedings of AIChE, Pittsburg, PA, October, 2012.

24.          Tailoring Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Devices for Selectivity, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, Proceedings of AIChE, Cincinnati, Ohio, October, 2005.

25.          Performance of Polymer Film Modified Sensors in Hydrogen Detection, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, Proceedings of North American Membrane Society, Providence, RI, June 2005.

26.          Catalytic Sensors for Hydrogen Detection in Industrial Applications, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, Proceedings of Western State Catalysis Club Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 2005.

27.          Hydrogen-Selective Sensors for Industrial Applications, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, R. Bastasz and T. McDaniel, Proceedings of AIChE, Austin, TX, Nov. 2004.

28.          Study of Solid-Liquid Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process - Comparison of Model Predictions and Experimental Results, Dongmei Li, R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, Proceedings of NAMS, Jackson, WY, May, 2003.

29.          Modeling of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li, R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, Proceedings of NAMS, Lexington, KY, May, 2001

30.          Modeling Study of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li, W. B. Krantz, R.L. Sani and A. R. Greenberg, Proceedings of NAMS, Boulder, CO, May, 2000.

31.          Study of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li, W. B. Krantz, R.L. Sani and A. R. Greenberg,  Proceedings of The Third Joint China-US Chemical Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, Sept. 2000.

Patents and Industry White papers

1.      Process Window Adjustment, White Paper, Intel Corp., 2006.

2.      Yield Improvement by Adjusting Rework Process Flow, White Paper, Intel Corp., 2006.

3.      Additional Polymer Resist Qualification Step to Address Repetitive Bad Die (RBD) Challenge in Critical Layers, White Paper, Intel Corp., 2007.

4.      Development of a H2-Detection Only MIS Sensor For Use in the Headspace of Distribution Transformers, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Technical Report, 2004.

PRESENTED PAPERS/SYMPOSIA/INVITED LECTURES/PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS/WORKSHOPS

Invited Lectures

1.       Nanocatalysts and Separation Technologies for Advanced Energy Conversion and Produced Water Treatment, School of Energy Resources Seminar Series, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, October, 2015.

2.       Nanomaterials and Separation Technologies for Energy Applications, Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Departmental Seminar at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, March, 2014.

2.           Membranes for Fracking Applications, Jamie Hestekin, Katie Guerra and Dongmei Li, Workshop at North American Membrane Society (NAMS), Houston, TX, June 2014.

3.             Beyond TIPS (Thermally-Induced Phase Separation), AIChE Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 2012.

4.             Advanced Energy Materials, Department of Chemical Engineering, China University of Petroleum (Huangdao), Huangdao, Shandong, China, May 10, 2012.

5.             Class Seminar on Fuel Cell Devices for Professor Patrick Johnson’s Material and Energy Balance Class, October, 2011.

6.             Membranes and Sensors, GE Water and Technologies, Minnetonka, MN, June, 2005.

7.             Coating Materials on Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor (MIS) Sensors, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA, July, 2004.

8.             Thermally Induced Phase Separation Membranes, Millipore, Bedford, MA, August, 2003.

9.             Thermally Induced Phase Separation Membrane Formation Process, Mesoscopic Devices (Acquired by Protonex Inc.), Broomfield, CO, February, 2002.

Conference Oral Presentations/Posters

1.             Experimentally Probing Ligand-Strain Effect via a Novel Catalyst Platform, Shuai Tan, Shibely Saha, Lucun Wang, Gregory Yablonsky, John Gleaves, Rebecca R Fushimi, and Dongmei Li, AIChE 2016, San Francisco, CA, November, 2016.

2.             Investigating Synergetic Effects Between Deposited PGM Nanoparticles and Transition Metal Carbide Nanotube Support through Surface Characterization and Device Performance, Shibely Saha, Shuai Tan, Brian Leonard and Dongmei Li, AIChE 2016, San Francisco, CA, November, 2016.

3.             Facile Fabrication of Hydrogel Particles : A Modeling and Experimental Study, Daniel Debroy, John Oakey and Dongmei Li,  AIChE 2016, San Francisco, CA, November, 2016.

4.             Distinguishing Active Sites and Kinetic Pathways with Pulse Response Experiments: Strained Pt on Mo2C Nanotubes, LuCun Wang, Shuai Tan, Gregory Yablonsky, John Gleaves, Dongmei Li and Rebecca Fushimi, AIChE 2016, San Francisco, CA, November, 2016.

5.             Achieving Ultralow Pt Loading in PEMFC with Enhanced Durability and Activity: Understanding the Device Performance from a Surface Science Perspective, Dongmei Li, Gordon Conference on Fuel Cells, Easton, MA, August, 2016.

6.             Nano-Scale Platform for Studying Platinum Supported on Transition Metal Carbide Nanotubes Targeted for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Electrochemical Society (ECS) Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October, 2015.

7.             From Micro- to Nano-scale: a Novel Synthesis Approach of Lanthanide Oxysulfide Catalysts and Their Application in Sulfur-free and Sulfur-laden Water Gas Shift Reaction, Shuai Tan and Dongmei Li, Rocky Mountain Catalysis Society Annual Symposium, Denver, CO, March, 2015.

8.             Fabrication of Compact Catalytic Membrane Reactor Using Nanosize Catalysts and Atomic Layer Deposition, Shuai Tan, Steve Paglieri, Shannon Mahurin and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of AIChE 2014, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.

9.             Particle Size and Support Effect of Platinum Catalyst in a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of AIChE 2014, Atlanta, GA, November, 2014.

10.             Promotion Effect of Transition Metal Carbide Support on ALD-Deposited Platinum Nanoparticles in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Proceedings of Gordon Research Conferences on Fuel Cells, Smithfield, RI, August, 2014.

11.             Membrane Process Development To Address High TDS Challenges In Treating Hydraulic Fracturing Waters, Proceedings of Gordon Research Conferences on Membrane Materials and Processes, Dongmei Li and Jonathan Brant, New London, NH, July, 2014.

12.             co-Catalyst Modified Nafion® Membrane Prepared Via Ultrasonic Spray Technique for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, North American Membrane Society (NAMS) 2014, Houston, TX, June, 2014.

13.             Fabrication of Catalytic Micro-Membrane Reactor (CMMR) by Using Nanosize Catalysts and Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Shuai Tan,  Shannon Mahurin, Stephen N. Paglieri and Dongmei Li, North American Membrane Society (NAMS) 2014, Houston, TX, June, 2014.

14.             Lanthanide Oxysulfide Micro-Membrane Reactor (MMR) for Hydrogen Production, Shuai Tan,  Shannon Mahurin, Stephen N. Paglieri and Dongmei Li, Western States Catalysis Club (WSCC), Albuquerque, NM, March, 2014.

15.             Particle Size and Support Effects of Platinum Catalyst on Proton Exchange Fuel Cells, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Western States Catalysis Club (WSCC), Albuquerque, NM, March, 2014.

16.             Surface Modification of Transition Metal Carbide Nanoparticles Via Atomic Layer Deposition for Energy Applications, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, AIChE 2013, San Francisco, CA, November, 2013.

17.          Integration of Accelerated Precipitation Softening - Microfiltration (APS-MF) Assembly to Maximize Water Recovery from the Treatment of Brackish Water, Jennifer Hegarty, Dongmei Li and Jonathan Brant, NAMS 2013, Boise, ID, June, 2013.

18.          Catalytic Micro-Membrane Reactor (MMR) Development for Hydrogen Purification, Shuai Tan and Dongmei Li, NAMS 2013, Boise, ID, June, 2013.

19.          co-Catalyst Modified Nafion Membrane for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, NAMS 2013, Boise, ID, June, 2013.

20.          Catalytic Micro-Membrane Reactor (MMR) Development for Hydrogen Purification, Shuai Tan and Dongmei Li, Western States Catalysis Conference, Provo, UT, April, 2013.

21.          Surface Modification Of Molybdenum Carbide (Mo2C) Via Atomic Layer Deposition For Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Application, Shibely Saha, Brian Leonard and Dongmei Li, Western States Catalysis Conference, Provo, UT, April, 2013.

22.          Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) Modified Molybdenum Carbide Nanotubes As a co-Catalyst for Energy Related Applications, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Gordon Conference on Nanomaterials for Applications in Energy Technology, Ventura, CA, February, 2013.

23.          ALD Modified Metal Carbides as PEM Fuel Cell Catalysts, Shibely Saha and Dongmei Li, Gordon Conference on Fuel cells, Smithfield, RI, August, 2012. 

24.          Learning Fluid Dynamics Should be Fun, Dongmei Li, ASEE Summer School, Orono, Maine, July, 2012.

25.          Performance of Polymer Film Modified Sensors in Hydrogen Detection, Dongmei Li and W. Medlin, North American Membrane Society, Providence, RI, June 2005.

26.          Tailoring Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Devices for Selectivity, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, AIChE, Cincinnati, OH, October, 2005.

27.          Catalytic Sensors for Hydrogen Detection in Industrial Applications, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, Western State Catalysis Club Conference, Albuquerque, NM, Feb. 2005.

28.          Hydrogen-Selective Sensors for Industrial Applications, Dongmei Li, W. Medlin, AIChE Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2004.

29.          Study of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li,  R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, 14th North American Membrane Society (NAMS), Jackson Hole, WY, May, 2003.

30.          Modeling of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li, R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, 12th North American Membrane Society (NAMS),   Lexington, KY, May, 2001.

31.          Study of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li, R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, 3rd China-US Chemical Engineering Conference, Beijing, China, September, 2000.

32.          Study of Thermally Induced Phase Separation (TIPS) Membrane Formation Process, Dongmei Li, R. L. Sani, A. R. Greenberg and W. B. Krantz, 11th North American Membrane Society (NAMS), Boulder, Colorado, May, 2000.

Workshops

NAMS 2014 Annual Conference Workshop co-Instructor: “Membranes for Fracking Applications”