Yang, R.A. and Sarazen, M.L.* Catalytic implications of pore structure, nodal identity, and coordination environment on alkene oxidation by hydrogen peroxide over metal-organic frameworks, in preparation.

Adawi, H.I. and Sarazen, M.L.* Reaction-diffusion-deactivation within hierarchical zeotypes for bulky oxygenate upgrading, in preparation.

Moore S.C., Hubble I., Ritchie, A., Barzach, J., and Sarazen, M.L.* Photocatalytic UiO MOF Systems for Aqueous Pollutant Degradation, in preparation.

Trettin, J.L. Koel, B.E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Dynamics of Pt-based catalysts via operando DRIFTS under DBD plasma jet during CO oxidation, in preparation.

Tan, J.Z., Ortega, M., Miller, S., Hullfish, C., Koel, B.E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Catalytic consequences of hierarchical pore architectures within zeolites for upcycling of polyethylene, in preparation.

Tan, J.Z., Ortega, M., Oh, M., Koel, B.E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Catalytic upcycling of plastics on microporous and mesoporous aluminosilicates: Effects of pore diameter on C-C bond cleavage rates and coke buildup, in preparation.

Yang, R.A., Hughes, S.N., Cho, S., and Sarazen, M.L.* Implications of defect density and acidic character for CO2 capture on amine-functionalized MIL-101(Cr), in preparation.

Shaw, W., Sarazen, M.L., et al. Closing the Carbon Cycle: Net-Zero Carbon Emissions for Difficult to Electrify Segments of our Economy, in revisions at Nature Reviews Chemistry.

[23] Hullfish, C., Tan, J.Z., Adawi, H.I., and Sarazen, M.L.* Toward intrinsic catalytic rates and selectivities of zeolites in the presence of limiting diffusion and deactivation, ACS Catalysis, 13 (2023) 13140. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.3c03559

[22] Tan, J.Z., Hullfish, C., Zheng, Y., Koel, B.E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Conversion of polyethylene waste to gaseous hydrocarbons under mild temperature and hydrogen pressure with metal-loaded and metal-free zeolites, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 338 (2023) 123028. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2023.123028

[21] Moore S.C., and Sarazen, M.L.* Stability and kinetics of iron-terephthalate MOFs with diverse structures in aqueous pollutant degradation,  AIChE Journal 2023 Futures Issue, 69 (2023) e18205. DOI: 10.1002/aic.18205

[20] Moore, S.C., Smith, M.R., Trettin, J.L., Yang, R.A. and Sarazen, M.L.* Kinetic Impacts of Defect Sites in Metal-Organic Frameworks Catalysts under Varied Driving Forces, ACS Energy Letters 8 (2023) 1397. DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.2c02893

[19] Adawi. H.I. and Sarazen, M.L.* Underpinnings of carbonaceous deposition among structurally diverse hierarchical zeolites during hydrocarbon upgrading, Crystal Growth & Design 23 (2023) 2675. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.2c01488

[18] Yang, R.A., and Sarazen, M.L.* Coupling deviations in local structure to long-range functionality in MOF materials, Chem Catalysis 3 (2023) 100576. DOI: 10.1016/j.checat.2023.100576

[17] Yang, R.A., Ganza, D.R., Smith, M.R., Cho, S., Vandermel, J.A., Jiang, E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Investigation of storage environments on aminopolymer stabilization within UiO-67(Zr) for CO2 capture, Mater. Adv. 4 (2023) 901. DOI: 10.1039/D2MA01020H


[16] Smith M.R., Martin, C.B., Arumuganainar, S.E., Gilman, A., Koel, B.E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Mechanistic Elucidations of Highly Dispersed Metalloporphyrin Metal-Organic Framework Catalysts for CO2 Electroreduction, Angewandte Chemie 62 (2023) e202218208. DOI: 10.1002/anie.202218208 Featured profile in "Introducing..." series.

[15] Yang, R.A., and Sarazen, M.L.* Mechanistic Impacts of Metal Site and Solvent Identities for Alkene Oxidation over Carboxylate Fe and Cr Metal–Organic Frameworks, ACS Catalysis 12 (2022)14476. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.2c04351

[14] Smith M.R., Gilman, A., Hullfish, C.W., Niu, W., Zheng, Y., Koel, B.E., and Sarazen, M.L.* Insights into Metal-Organic Framework-Derived Copper Clusters for CO2 Electroreduction, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 126 (2022) 13649. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.2c01287


[13] Noh G.*, and Sarazen, M.L.* Transport in heterogeneous catalysis -- beyond reactant diffusion limitations, Journal of Catalysis, Boudart Special Issue, 404 (2021) 679. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2021.09.028

[12] Adawi. H.I., Odigie, F. and Sarazen, M.L.* Alkylation of poly-substituted aromatics to probe effects of mesopores in hierarchical zeolites with differing frameworks and crystal sizes, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering (MSDE) 6 (2021) 903. DOI: 10.1039/D1ME00062D Winner: Best Paper 2021

[11] Yang. R.A., and Sarazen, M.L.* Reaction pathways and deactivation mechanisms of isostructural Cr and Fe MIL-101 during liquid-phase styrene oxidation by hydrogen peroxide, Emerging Investigator Series in Catalysis Science & Technology 11 (2021) 5282. DOI: 10.1039/D1CY00567G 


[10] Sarazen, M.L., Sakwa-Novak, M.A., Ping, E.W., and Jones, C.W. Effect of Different Acid Initiators on Branched Poly(propylenimine) Synthesis and CO2 Sorption Performance, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 7 (2019) 7338. DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b00512

[9] Hoyt, C. B., Sarazen, M. L., and Jones, C. W. Hydroboration of Substituted Alkynes using a Solid Polymeric Carboxylic Acid Catalyst, Journal of Catalysis 369 (2019) 493. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2018.11.021


[8] Sarazen, M. L. and Jones, C. W. MOF-derived Iron Catalysts for Non-Oxidative Propane Dehydrogenation, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 122 (2018) 28637. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b08066

[7] Sarazen, M. L. and Iglesia, E. Effects of Charge, Size, and Shape of Transition States, Bound Intermediates, and Confining Voids in Reactions of Alkenes on Solid Acids, ChemCatChem 10 (2018) 4028. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201800401


[6] Sarazen, M. L. and Jones, C. W. Insights into Azetidine Polymerization for Preparation of Poly(propyleneimine)-based CO2 Adsorbents, Macromolecules 50 (2017) 9135. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b02402

[5] Hu, B., Kim, W., Sulmonetti, T., Sarazen, M. L., Tan, S., So, J., Liu, Y., Dixit, R. S., Nair, S. and Jones, C. W. A Mesoporous Cobalt Aluminate Spinel Catalyst for Nonoxidative Propane Dehydrogenation, ChemCatChem 9 (2017) 3330. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201700647

[4] Sarazen, M. L. and Iglesia, E. Stability of Bound Alkoxides during Reactions of Alkenes on Solid Acids, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114 (2017) E3900. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1619557114

[3] Sarazen, M. L. and Iglesia, E. Experimental and Theoretical Assessment of the Mechanism of Hydrogen Transfer in Alkane-Alkene Coupling on Solid Acids, Journal of Catalysis 354C (2017) 287. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2017.08.002


[2] Sarazen, M. L., Doskocil, E. and Iglesia, E. Effects of Void Environment and Acid Strength on Alkene Oligomerization Selectivity, ACS Catalysis 6 (2016) 7059. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b02128

[1] Sarazen, M. L., Doskocil, E. and Iglesia, E. Catalysis on Solid Acids: Mechanism and Catalyst Descriptors in Oligomerization Reactions of Light Alkenes, Journal of Catalysis 344 (2016) 553. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2016.10.010