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  1. “Upgrading of lignin-derived bio-oils by catalytic hydrodeoxygenation,” M. Saidi, F. Samini, D. Karimipourfard, T. Nimmanwudipong, B. C. Gates, and M. R. Rahimpour, Energy & Environmental Science, 7, 103 (2014).
  2. “Formation of supported rhodium clusters from mononuclear rhodium complexes controlled by the support and ligands on rhodium,” P. Serna, D. Yardimci, J. D. Kistler, and B. C. Gates, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 16, 1262 (2014).
  3. “Design of a High-Pressure Flow-Reactor System for Catalytic Hydrodeoxygenation: Guaiacol Conversion Catalyzed by Platinum Supported on MgO,” T. Nimmanwudipong, R. A. Runnebaum, K. Brodwater, J. Heelan, D. Block, and B. C. Gates, Energy&Fuels, 28, 1090 (2014).
  4.  “Selective molecular recognition by nanoscale environments in a supported iridium cluster catalyst,” A. Okrut, R. C. Runnebaum, X. Ouyang, J. Lu, C. Aydin, S.-J. Hwang, S. Zhang, O. A. Olantunji-Ojo, K. A. Durkin, D. A. Dixon, B. C. Gates, and A. Katz, Nature Nanotechnology, 9, 459 (2014).
  5. “Upgrading Anisole in a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Reactor,” H. Taghvaei, M. Kheirollahivash, M. Ghasemi, P. Rostami, B. C. Gates, and M. R. Rahimpour, Energy&Fuels, 28, 4545 (2014).
  6. “Iridium complexes and Clusters in Dealuminated Zeolite HY: Distribution between Crystalline and Impurity Amorphous Regions,” C. Martinez-Macias, P. Xu, S.-J. Hwang, J. Lu, C.Y. Chen, N. D. Browning, and B. C. Gates, ACS Catalysis, 4, 2662 (2014).
  7. “A Single-Site Platinum CO Oxidation Catalyst in Zeolite KLTL: Microscopic and Spectroscopic Determination of the Locations of the Platinum Atoms,” J. D. Kistler, N. Chotigkrai, P. Xu, B. Enderle, P. Praserthdam, C. Y. Chen, N. D. Browning, and B. C. Gates, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 53, 8904 (2014).
  8. “Molecular Metal Catalysis on Supports: Organometallic Chemistry Meets Surface Science,” P. Serna and B. C. Gates, Accounts of Chemical Research, 47, 2612 (2014).
  9. “Beyond Relationships between Homogenous and Heterogenous Catalysis,” D. A. Dixon, A. Katz, I. Arslan, and B. C. Gates, Catalysis Letters, 144, 1785 (2014).
  10. “Mononuclear iridium dinitrogen complexes bonded to zeolite HY,” D. Yang, M. Chen, C. Martinez-Macias, D. A. Dixon, and B. C. Gates, Chemistry A European Journal, 21, 631 (2014).
  11. “Upgrading of Lignin-Derived Bio-Oil Components Catalyzed by γ-Al2O3: Kinetics and Reaction Pathways Characterizing Conversion of Cyclohexanone with H2,” M. Saidi, P. Rostami, M. R. Rahimpour, B. C. Gates, and S. Raeissi Energy&Fuels, 29, 191 (2015).
  12. “Agglomerative Sintering of an Atomically Dispersed Ir1/Zeolite Y Catalyst: Compelling Evidence Against Ostwald Ripening but for Bimolecular and Autocatalytic Agglomeration Catalyst Sintering Steps,” E. Bayram, J. Lu, C. Aydin, N. D. Browning, S. Ozkar, E. Finney, B. C. Gates, and R. Finke, ACS Catalysis, 5, 3514 (2015).
  13. “Catalytic Conversion of Biofuel Components: Product Analysis by Multidetector Gas Chromatography,” J. L. Heelan, B. C. Gates, S. E. Ebeler, and D. E. Block, Energy&Fuels, 29, 1801 (2015).
  14. “Imaging Individual Lanthanum Atoms in Zeolite Y by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy: Evidence of Lanthanum Pair Sites,” P. Xu, J. Lu, C. Aydin, L. Debefve, N. D. Browning, C.Y. Chen, and B. C. Gates, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 213, 95 (2015).
  15. “From Catalyst Preparation toward Catalyst Synthesis,” B. C. Gates, Journal of Catalysis, 328, 72 (2015).
  16. “Metal–Organic Framework Nodes as Nearly Ideal Supports for Molecular Catalysts: NU-1000- and UiO-66-Supported Iridium Complexes,” D. Yang, S. O. Odoh, T. C. Wang, O. K. Farha, J. T. Hupp, C. J. Cramer, L. Gagliardi, and B. C. Gates, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137, 7391 (2015).
  17. “Genesis of Delaminated-Zeolite Morphology: 3-D Characterization of Changes by STEM Tomography,” I. Arslan, J. D. Roehling, I. Ogino, K. J. Batenburg, S. I. Zones, B. C. Gates, and A. Katz, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 6, 2598 (2015).
  18. “Structures, Relative Energies, and Ligand Dissociation Energies of Iridium Carbonyl Phosphine Clusters,” S. Zhang, A. Katz, B. C. Gates, and D. A. Dixon, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 1069, 18 (2015).
  19. “Single-Site Zeolite-Anchored Organoiridium Carbonyl Complexes: Characterization of Structure and Reactivity by Spectroscopy and Computational Chemistry,” C. Martinez Macias, M. Chen, D. A. Dixon, and B. C. Gates, Chemistry–A European Journal21, 11825 (2015).
  20. “Isostructural Zeolite-Supported Rhodium and Iridium Complexes: Tuning Catalytic Activity and Selectivity by Ligand Modification,” C. Martinez-Macias, P. Serna, and B. C. Gates, ACS Catalysis, 5, 5647 (2015).
  21. “Kinetics of Upgrading of Anisole with Hydrogen Catalyzed by Platinum Supported on Alumina,” M. Saidi, P. Rostami, H. M Rahimpour, M. A. R. Fallah, M. R. Rahimpour, B. C. Gates, and S. Raeissi, Energy&Fuels, 29, 4990 (2015).
  22. “Molecular Models of Site-Isolated Cobalt, Rhodium, and Iridium Catalysts Supported on Zeolites: Ligand Bond Dissociation Energies,” M. Chen, P. Serna, J. Lu, B. C. Gates, and D. A. Dixon, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry1074, 58 (2015).
  23. “Migration of Single Iridium Atoms and Tri-iridium Clusters on MgO Surfaces: Aberration-Corrected STEM Imaging and Ab-Initio Calculations,” C. W. Han, H. Iddir, A. Uzun, L. A. Curtiss, N. D. Browning, B. C. Gates, and V. Ortalan, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters6, 4675 (2015).
  24. “Controlling the Hydrogenolysis of Silica-Supported Tungsten Pentamethyl Leads to a Class of Highly Electron Deficient Partially Alkylated Metal Hydrides,” N. Maity, S. Barman, E. Callens, M. K. Samantaray, E. Abou-Hamad, Y. Minenkov, V. D’ Elia,  A. S. Hoffman, C. M. Widdifield, L. Cavallo, B. C. Gates, and J.-M. Basset, Chemical Science, 7, 1558 (2016).
  25. Tuning Zr6 Metal–Organic Framework (MOF) Nodes as Catalyst Supports: Site Densities and Electron-Donor Properties Influence Molecular Iridium Complexes as Ethylene Conversion Catalysts,” D. Yang, S. O. Odoh, J. Borycz, T. C. Wang, O. K. Farha, J. T. Hupp, C. J. Cramer, L. Gagliardi, and B. C. Gates, ACS Catalysis, 6, 235 (2016).
  26. “Surface Metal Complexes and their Applications,” J. D. Kistler, P. Serna, K. Asakura, and B. C. Gates, in “XAS and XES: Theory and Applications,” J. van Bokhoven and C. Lamberti, editors, Wiley, Chichester, pp. 773-808 (2016).
  27. “Rhodium pair-sites on magnesium oxide: Synthesis, characterization and catalysis of ethylene hydrogenation,” D. Yang, P. Xu, E. Guan, N. D. Browning and B. C. Gates, Journal of Catalysis338, 12 (2016).
  28. “Toward Benchmarking in Catalysis Science: Best Practice, Challenges and Opportunites,” T. Bliggard, R. M. Bullock, C. T. Campbell, J. G. Chen, B. C. Gates, R. J. Gorte, C. W. Jones, W. D. Jones, J. R. Kitchin and S. L. Scott, ACS Catalysis, 62590 (2016).
  29. “Hydroprocessing of 4-Methylanisole as a Represenatative of Lignin-derived Bio-oils Catalyzed by Sulfided CoMo/γ-Al2O3: A Semiquantitative Reaction Network,” M. Saidi, P. Rostami, B. C. Gates, and M. R. Rahimpour, Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 94, 1524, 2016.
  30. “Concluding remarks: Progress toward design of solid catalysts,” Faraday Discussions, 188, 591 (2016).
  31. “Transmission and Fluorescence X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Cell/Flow Reactor for Powder Samples under Vacuum or in Reactive Atmospheres,” A. S. Hoffman, L. M. Debefve, A. Bendjerious-Sedjerari, S. Ould Chikh, S. R. Bare, J.-M. Basset, and B. C. Gates, Review of Scientific Instruments, 87, 073108 (2016).
  32. “Tracking Rhodium Atoms in Zeolite HY: First Steps of Metal Cluster Formation and Influence of Metal Nuclearity on Catalysis of Ethylene Hydrogenation and Ethylene Dimerization,” D. Yang, P. Xu, N. D. Browning, and B. C. Gates, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7, 2537 (2016).
  33. “Homogeneity of Surface Sites in Supported Single-Site Metal Catalysts: Assessment with Band Widths of Metal Carbonyl Infrared Spectra,” A. S. Hoffman, C.-Y. Fang, and B. C. Gates, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 7, 3854 (2016).
  34. “Experimental Investigation on Upgrading of Lignin-Derived Bio-Oils: Kinetic Analysis of Anisole Conversion on Sulfided CoMo/Al2O3 Catalyst,” H. R. Rahimpour, M. Saidi, P. Rostami, B. C. Gates, and M. R. Rahimpour, International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, 48, 702 (2016).
  35. “Tuning the Surface Chemistry of Metal Organic Framework Nodes: Proton Topology of the Metal-oxide-like Zr6 Nodes of UiO-66 and Nu-1000,” V. Bernales, I. Timur, O. Farha, J. T. Hupp, C. Cramer, L. Gagliardi, and B. C. Gates, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 138, 15189 (2016).
  36. “Single-site osmium catalysts on MgO: reactivity and catalysis of CO oxidation,” D. Yang, S. Zhang, P. Xu, N. D. Browning, D. A. Dixon, and B. C. Gates, Chemistry–a European Journal, 23, 2532 (2017).
  37. “Dialing in single-site reactivity of a supported calixarene-protected tetrairidium cluster catalyst,” A. Palermo, A. Solovyov, D. Ertler, A. Okrut, B. C. Gates, and A. Katz, Chemical Science, 8, 4951 (2017).
  38. “Experimental investigation of upgrading of lignin-derived bio-oil component anisole catalyzed by carbon nanotube-supported molybdenum,” B. Rahzani, M. Saidi, H. R. Rahimpour, B. C. Gates, and M. R. Rahimpour, RSC Advances, 7, 10545 (2017).
  39. “Heterogeneous Catalysis  Uniformity begets selectivity,” D. Yang and B. C. Gates, Nature Materials, 16, 703 (2017).
  40. “Role of N-Heterocyclic Carbenes as Ligands in Iridium Carbonyl Clusters,” S. J. Zhang, S. D. Foyle, A. Okrut, A. Solovyov, A. Katz, B. C. Gates, and D. A. Dixon, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 121, 5029 (2017).
  41. “From single-site tantalum complexes to nanoparticles of TaxNy and TaOxNy supported on silica: elucidation of synthesis chemistry by dynamic nuclear polarization surface enhanced NMR spectroscopy and X-ray absorption spectroscopy,” J. C. Mohandas, E. Abou-Hamad, E. Callens, M. K. Samantaray, D. Gajan, A. Gurinov, T. Ma, S. Ould-Chikh, A. S. Hoffman, B. C. Gates, and J.-M. Basset, Chemical Science, 8, 5650 (2017).
  42. “Supported Catalysts,” I. Ogino, P. Serna, and B. C. Gates, in “Handbook of Solid State Chemistry,” R. Dronskowski, S. Kikkawa, and A. Stein, editors, Vol. 6, pp. 313-337, Wiley, New York, 2017.
  43. “Tuning the properties of metal-organic framework nodes as supports of single-site iridium catalysts: node modification by atomic layer deposition of aluminum,” D. Yang, M. R. Momeni, H. Demir, D. R. Pahls, M. Rimoldi, T. C. Wang, O. K. Farha, J. T. Hupp, C. J. Cramer, B. C. Gates, and L. Gagliardi, Faraday Discussions, 201, 195 (2017).
  44. “A Pd@Zeolite Catalyst for Nitroarene Hydrogenation with High Product Selectivity by Sterically Controlled Adsorption in the Zeolite Micropores,” J. Zhang, L. Wang, Y. Shao, Y. Wang, B. C. Gates, and F.-S. Xiao, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 56, 9747 (2017).
  45. “Molecular Rhodium Complexes Supported on the Metal-Oxide-Like Nodes of Metal Organic Frameworks and on Zeolite HY: Catalysts for Ethylene Hydrogenation and Dimerization,” V. Bernales, D. Yang, J. Yu, Gamze Gumuslu, C. Cramer, B. C. Gates, and L. Gagliardi, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9, 33511 (2017).
  46. “High-energy-resolution X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy for Identification of Reactive Surface Species on Supported Single-Site Iridium Catalysts,” A. S. Hoffman, D. Sokaras, S. Zhang, L. M. Debefve, C.-Y. Fang, A. Gallo, T. Kroll, D. A. Dixon, S. R. Bare, and B. C. Gates, Chemistry–a European Journal, 23, 14760 (2017).
  47. “Tuning the Selectivity of Single-Site Supported Metal Catalysts with Ionic Liquids,” M. Babucci, C.-Y. Fang, A. S. Hoffman, S. R. Bare, B. C. Gates, and A. Uzun, ACS Catalysis, 7, 6969 (2017).
  48. “Atomically dispersed supported metal catalysts: perspectives and suggestions for future research,” B. C. Gates, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, D. A. Dixon, and A. Katz, Catalysis Science and Technology, 7, 4259 (2017).
  49. “Beyond Ordered Materials: Understanding Catalytic Sites on Amorphous Solids,” B. R. Goldsmith, B. Peters, J. K. Johnson, B. C. Gates, and S. L. Scott, ACS Catalysis, 7, 7543 (2017).
  50. “Stable Rhodium Pair Sites on MgO: Influence of Ligands and Rhodium Nuclearity on Catalysis of Ethylene Hydrogenation and H-D Exchange in the Reaction of H2 with D2,” E. Guan and B. C. Gates, ACS Catalysis, 8, 482 (2018).
  51. “Structure and Dynamics of Zr6O8 Metal-Organic Framework Node Surfaces Probed with Ethanol Dehydration as a Catalytic Test Reaction,” D. Yang, M. A. Ortuno, V. Bernales, C. J. Cramer, L. Gagliardi, and B. C. Gates, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140, 3751 (2018).
  52. “A Silica-Supported Monoalkylated Tungsten Dioxo Complex Catalyst for Olefin Metathesis,” N. Maity, S. Barman, Y. Minenkov, S. Ould-Chikh, E. Abou-Hamad, T. Ma, Z. S. Qureschi, L. Cavallo, V. D’Elia, B. C. Gates, and J.-M. Basset, ACS Catalysis, 8, 2715 (2018).
  53. “Beating Heterogeneity of Single-Site Catalysts: MgO-Supported Iridium Complexes, A. S. Hoffman, L. M. Debefve, S. Zhang, J. E. Perez-Aguilar, E. T. Conley, K. R. Justl, I. Arslan, D. A. Dixon, and B. C. Gates, ACS Catalysis, 8, 3489 (2018).
  54. “Single-site catalyst promoters accelerate metal-catalyzed nitroarene hydrogenation,” Nature Communications, 9, 1362 (2018).
  55. “Sinter-Resistant Metal Nanoparticle Catalysts Achieved by Immobilization within Zeolite Crystals via Seed-Directed Growth,” J. Zhang, L. Wang, B. Zhang, H. Zhao, U. Kolb, Y. Zhu, L. Liu, Y. Han, G. Wang, C. Wang, D. Su, B. C. Gates, and F.-S. Xiao, Nature Catalysis, 1, 540 (2018).
  56. “Supported Cluster Catalysts Synthesized to be Small, Simple, Selective, and Stable,” E. Guan, C.-Y. Fang, D. Yang, L. Wang, F.-S. Xiao, and B. C. Gates, Faraday Discussions, 208, 9 (2018).
  57. “Weakly Interacting Solvation Spheres Surrounding a Calixarene-Protected Tetrairidium Carbonyl Cluster:  Contrasting Effects on Reactivity of Alkane Solvent and Silica Support,” A. P. Palermo, S. Zhang, S.-J. Hwang, D. A Dixon, B. C. Gates, and A. Katz, Dalton Transactions, 47, 13550 (2018).
  58. “Imine Metathesis Catalyzed by a Silica-Supported Hafnium Imido Complex,” M. A. Aljuhani, S. Barman, E. Abou-Hamad, A. Gurinov, S. Ould-Chikh, E. Guan, A. Jedidi, L. Cavallo, B. C. Gates, J. D. A. Pelletier, and J.-M. Basset, ACS Catalysis, 8, 9440 (2018).
  59. “Controlling Catalytic Activity and Selectivity for Partial Hydrogenation by Tuning Environment around Active Sites in Iridium Complexes Bonded to Supports,” M. Babucci, C.-Y. Fang, J. E. Perez-Aguilar, A. S. Hoffman, A. Boubnov, E. Guan, S. R. Bare, B. C. Gates, and A. Uzun, Chemical Science, in press, 2019.
  60. “Catalysis by Design: a Tungsten Catalyst incorporating a Well-Defined Lewis Acidic Surface Ligand for Selective Metathesis of Propane, [(≡Si−O−Si≡)(≡Si–O–)2Al–O–W(≡CtBu) (H)2],” B. Werghi, A. Bendjeriou-Sedjerari, A. Jedidi, N. Morlanes, E. Abou-Hamad, K. Bhatte, E. Guan, T. Ma, A. Aguilar, S. Ould Chikh, L. Cavallo, B. C. Gates, and J.-M. Basset, ChemCatChem, 11, 614 (2019).
  61. “Catalysis by Metal Organic Frameworks: Perspective and Suggestions for Future Research,” D. Yang and B. C. Gates, ACS Catalysis,9, 1779 (2019).
  62. “Tuning the Properties of Zr6O8 Nodes in the Metal Organic Framework UiO-66 by Selection of Node-Bound Ligands and Linkers,” R. Wei, C. A. Gaggioli, G. Li, T. Islamoglu, Z. Zhang, P. Yu, O. K. Farha, C. J. Cramer, L. Gagliardi, D. Yang, and B. C. Gates, Chemistry of Materials, in press (2019).
  63. “Bulky Calixarene Ligands Stabilize Supported Iridium Pair-Site Catalysts,” C. Schöttle, E. Guan, A. Okrut, N. A. Grosso-Giordano, A. Palermo, A. Solovyov, B. C. Gates, and A. Katz, Journal of the American Chemical Society, in press (2019).
  64. “Atomically Dispersed Supported Metal Catalysts: Seeing is Believing,” B. C. Gates, Trends in Chemistry, to be published, 2019.

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