W. Nicholas Delgass
Maxine Spencer Nichols Professor Emeritus of Chemical Engineering
Davidson School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
The work is part of the Purdue Catalysis Center, which fosters interaction among faculty and students in catalysis research groups by collaborating on research projects, sharing resources and facilities, and holding weekly joint group meetings.
- (No independent research group)
- Cory Milligan (co-advised with Fabio Ribeiro)
- Garrett Mitchell (with Fabio Ribeiro and Volkan Ortalan)
- Taufik Ridha (with Fabio Ribeiro and Rakesh Agrawal)
- Abhijit Talpade (with Fabio Ribeiro and Rakesh Agrawal)
Awards and Honors
"Interaction Between two Active Sites of the Same Catalyst for Macromonomer Enchained Olefin Polymerization," T. Gunasekara, J. Kim, S. Xiong, A. Preston, D. K. Steelman, G. Medvedev, W. N. Delgass, J. M. Caruthers, and M. Abu-Omar, Macromolecules, 50, 9151-9161 (2017).
"Participation of Interfacial Hydroxyl Groups in the Water-Gas Shift Reaction over Au/MgO Catalysts," Y. Cui, Z. Li, Z. Zhao, V. J. Cybulskis, K. Sabnis, C. W. Han, V. Ortalan, W. F. Schnieder, J. P. Greeley, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, Catalysis Science and Technology, 7, 5257-5266 (2017).
"Steric and Solvation Effects on Polymerization Kinetics, Dormancy, and Tacticity of Zr-Salan Catalysts," A. Preston, J. Kim, G. Medvedev, W. N. Delgass, J. M. Caruthers, and M. Abu-Omar, Organomatallics, 36, 2237-2244 (2017).
"Initial Products and Reaction Mechanisms for Fast Pyrolysis of Synthetic G-Lignin Oligomers with beta-O-4 Linkages via On-Line Mass Sepctrometry and Quantum Chemical Calculations," H. Sheng, P. Murria, J. C. Degenstein, W.J. Tang, J. S. Reideman, M. Hurt, A. Dow, I. Klein, H. Zhu, J. Nash, M. Abu-Omar, R. Agrawal, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, H. Kenttamaa, ChemistrySelect, 2, 7185-7193 (2017).
"Dynamic Multinulear Sites formed by Moblized Copper Ions in NOx Selective Catalytic Reduction," C. Pauolucci, I. Khurana, A. A. Parekh, S. Li, A. Shih, H. Li, J. Di Orio, J. Albartracin-Caballero, A. Yezerets, J. T. Miller, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, W. F. Schneider, and R. Gounder, Science, 357, 898-903 (2017).
"Adsorption energy Correlations at the Metal-Support Boundary," P. Mehta, J. P. Greeley, W. N. Delgass, and W. F. Schneider, ACS Catalysis, 7, 4707-4715 (2017).
"Water Activation and Carbon Monoxide Coverage Effects on Maximum Rates for Low Temperature Water-Gas Shift Catalysis," W. D. Williams, J. P. Greeley; W. N. Delgass, and F. H. Ribeiro, J. Catal., 347, 197-204 (2017).
"Importance of Metal-Oxide Interfaces in Water-Gas Shift Chemistry: A Combined DFT, Microkinetic, and Experimental Study on Au/MgO," Z.-J. Zhao, Z. Li, Y. Cui, H. Zhu, W. F. Schneider, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, J. P. Greeley, J. Catal., 345, 157-169 (2017).
"The Nature of the Isolated Gallium Active Center for Propane Dehydrogenation on Ga/SiO2," V. J. Cibulskis, S. U. Pradhan, J. J. Lovon-Quintana, A. S. Hock, B. Hu, G. Zhang, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, J. T. Miller, Catalysis Letters, 147, 1252-1262 (2017).
"High-Pressure Vapor-Phase Hydrodeoxygenation of Lignin-Derived Oxygenates to Hydrocarbons by a PtMo Bimetallic Catalyst: Product Selectivity, Reaction Pathway, and Structural Characterization," S. L. Yohe, H. J. Choudhari, D. D. Mehta, P. J. Dietrich, M. D. Detwiler, C. M. Akatay, E. A. Stach, J. T. Miller, W. N. Delgass, R. Agrawal, and F. H. Ribeiro, J. Catal., 344, 535-552 (2016).
"Isotopic Transient Studies of Sodium Promotion of Pt/Al2O3 for the Water-Gas Shift Reaction," V. J. Cybulskis, J. Wang, J. H. Pazmino, F. H. Ribeiro, W. N. Delgass, J. Catal., 339, 163-172 (2016).