UCL Centre for Nature Inspired Engineering



Find below a list of the latest papers authored by CNIE researchers in a wide range of fields

    2024 Publications
    2023 Publications
    • X.Liang, G.Chen, L.Man Lei, P.Zhang, Z.Wang, X.Chen, M.Lu, J.Zhang, Z.Wang, T.Sun, Y.Lan, J.Liu, 2023, Impact-Resistant Hydrogels by Harnessing 2D Hierarchical Structures, Advanced Materials 35 (1), 2370007. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202370007 [Link]
    • S.Xu, K.Zheng, C.-R.Boruntea, D.-G.Cheng, F.Chen, G.Ye, X.Zhou, M.-O.Coppens, 2023, Surface barriers to mass transfer in nanoporous materials for catalysis and separations, Chem. Soc. Rev, 52, 3991-4005. DOI:10.1039/D2CS00627H [Link]
    • S.Zhou, L.Xu, P.Trogadas, L.Rasha, W.Du, P.Shearing, M.-O.Coppens, D.Brett, R.Jervis, 2023, Effects of an easy-to-implement water management strategy on performance and degradation of polymer electrolyte fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 575, 233184. DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2023.233184 [Link]
    • M.-O.Coppens, G.Ye, Nature-Inspired Optimization of Transport in Porous Media, 2023, Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society pp 215–245, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-05946-9_11 [Link]
    2022 Publications
    • M.Du, H.A. Houck, Q.Yin, Y.Xu, Y.Huang, Y.Lan, L.Yang, F.E.Du Prez, G.Chang , 2022, Force–reversible chemical reaction at ambient temperature for designing toughened dynamic covalent polymer networks, Nature Communications volume 13, Article number: 3231. DOI:10.1038/s41467-022-30972-7 [Link]
    • Y.Xie, H.Li, F.Chen, S.Udayakumar, K.Arora, H.Chen, Y.Lan, Q.Hu, X.Zhou, X.Guo, L.Xiu, K.Yin, 2022, Clustered Regularly Interspaced short palindromic repeats-Based Microfluidic System in Infectious Diseases Diagnosis: Current Status, Challenges, and Perspectives, Advanced Science Volume 9, Issue34, 2204172. DOI:10.1002/advs.202204172 [Link]
    • M.Fornerod, A.Alvarez-Fernandez, E.Williams, M.Skoda, B.Prieto-Simon, N.Voelcker, M.Stefik, M.-O.Coppens, S.Guldin, 2022, Enhanced Structural Control of Soft-Templated Mesoporous Inorganic Thin Films by Inert Processing Conditions, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 50, 56143–56155. DOI:10.1021/acsami.2c18090 [Link]
    • X.Liao, K.Zheng, G.Wang, Y.Yang, Y.Li, M-O.Coppens, 2022, Solubility of CO2 in Ionic Liquids with Additional Water and Methanol: Modeling with PC-SAFT Equation of State, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2022, 61, 38, 14364–14373. DOI:10.1021/acs.iecr.2c02778 [Link]
    • S.Jiang, M.-O.Coppens, J.Wang, 2022, Intensification of liquid mixing and local turbulence using a fractal injector with staggered conformation, Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, Article number 109042, (Festschrift in honour of Professor K.D.P. Nigam) DOI:10.1016/j.cep.2022.109042 [Link]
    • Y. Liu and M.-O. Coppens, 2022, Cell Membrane-Inspired Graphene Nanomesh Membrane for Fast Separation of Oil-in-Water Emulsions, Advanced Functional Materials, DOI:10.1002/adfm.202200199 [Link]
    • L.A.Vandewalle, V.Francia, K.M.Van Geem, G.B.Marin, M.-O.Coppens, 2022, Solids lateral mixing and compartmentalisation in dynamically structured gas-solid fluidised beds, Chemical Engineering Journal, 430(4), 133063. DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.133063 [Link]
    • J. Gu, J. Lin, AJ. Smith, S. Soontaranon, S. Rugmai, C. Kongmark, M-O. Coppens, G. Sankar, 2022, Towards understanding mesopore formation in zeolite Y crystals using alkaline additives via in situ small-angle X-ray scattering, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, Volume 338, 111867 DOI: 10.1016/ j.micromeso.2022.111867 [Link]
    • T.Weissenberger, N.Kapil, P.Trogadas, and M-O Coppens, 2022, One-pot synthesis of hierarchical, micro-macroporous zeolites with encapsulated metal particles as sinter-resistant, bifunctional catalysts, ChemCatChem, DOI:10.1002/cctc.202200268 [Link]
    • VS.Bethapudi, G.Hinds, PR. Shearing, DJL.Brett, and M-O.Coppens, 2022, Dynamic acoustic emission analysis of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, Energy Adv, Volume 1, Number 5, Pages 241–332. DOI: 10.1039/D2YA00037G [Link] (Featured on the front cover, and featured in Nanowerk here.)
    • H. Tao, G. Chen, C. Lian, H. Liu, M.-O. Coppens, 2022, Multiscale modelling of ion transport in porous electrodes, AIChE JournalVolume 68, Issue 4, e17571. DOI:10.1002/aic.17571 [Link]
    • V.Francia, K.Wu, M-O.Coppens, 2022, On the role of energy dissipation in a dynamically structured fluidized bed, Chemical Engineering Science, 248, Part B, 117189 DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2021.117189 [Link]
    • H. Xie, Y. Yang, C. Xia, T-C Lee, Q. Pu, Y. Lan,* Y. Zhang, 2022, Diffusional microfluidics for protein analysis. Trends Anal. Chem 146, 116508. DOI:10.1016/j.trac.2021.116508 [Link]
    • W-I. K. Chio, H. Xie, Y. Zhang, Y. Lan, T-C. Lee, 2022, SERS biosensors based on cucurbituril-mediated nanoaggregates for wastewater-based epidemiology. Trends Anal. Chem. 146, 116485. DOI:10.1016/j.trac.2021.116485   [Link]
    • Z.Chen, Y.Lan, S.Ling, Y-H.Dong, Y-D.Wang, J-H.Xu, 2022, Microfluidic-Generated Biopolymer Microparticles as Cargo Delivery Systems, Advanced Materials Technologies, Volume 7, Issue 3 2100733, DOI:10.1002/admt.202100733 [Link]
    • T.Erdem, T.O’Neill, M.Zupkauskas, A. Caciagli, P.Xu, Y.Lan, P.Bösecke, E.Eiser, 2022, Transparent Colloidal Crystals With Structural Colours, Frontiers in Physics, DOI: 10.3389/fphy.2022.847142 [Link]
    2021 Publications
    • G. A. Ledezma Lopez, J. J. Verstraete, L.Sorbier, A. GlowskaD. Leinekugel-Le-Cocq, E. Jolimaitre, C. Jallut, 2021, Generation of γ-Alumina Digital Twins Using a Nitrogen Porosimetry Simulation, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 60, 46, 16728–16738. DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.1c02849 [Link]
    • M-O. Coppens, B. Bhushan, 2021, Introduction to nature-inspired solutions for engineering, Mol.Syst.Des.Eng., 6 (12), 984-985. DOI: 10.1039/D1ME90037D [Link]
    • L. Vandewalle, V. Francia, K. Van Geem, G. Marin, M-O. Coppens, 2021, Solids lateral mixing and compartmentalization in dynamically structured gas-solid fluidized beds, Chem Eng Journal, Volume 430, Part 4, 133063. DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2021.133063  [Link]
    • P. Trogadas, N. Kapil, G.M.A. Angel, S. Kühl, P. Strasser, D.J.L. Brett and M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Rapid synthesis of supported single metal nanoparticles and effective removal of stabilizing ligands J. Mater. Chem. A, 9(43), 24283-24289. DOI:10.1039/D1TA06032E [Link]
    • Bethapudi VS, Hack J, Hinds G, Shearing PR, Brett DJL, and Coppens MO, 2021, Electro-thermal mapping of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells with a fractal flow-field. Energy Convers. Manag, 250, 114924. DOI:10.1016/j.enconman.2021.114924 [Link]
    • Y. Liu, M.-O. Coppens and Z. Jiang, 2021, Mixed-dimensional membranes: chemistry and structure-property relationships. Chem. Soc. Rev. 50, 11747-11765. DOI: 10.1039/d1cs00737h [Link]
    • N.Kapil, F.Cardinale, T.Weissenburger, P.Trogodas, T.A.Nijhuis, M.Nigra, and M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Gold nanoparticles with tailored size through ligand modification for catalytic applications. Chem.Comm. 57, 10775-10778. DOI: 10.1039/D1CC04165G [Link]
    • L. Yang, Y. Li, M. Du, Y. He, Y. Lan, Q. Yin, F. Zhu, G. Chang, 2021, Force-Reversible and Energetic Indole-Mg-Indole Cation-π Interaction for Designing Toughened and Multifunctional High-Performance Thermosets, Adv. Funct. Mater. Volume32, Issue14, 111021. DOI:10.1002/adfm.202111021 [Link]
    • X. Liang, G. Chen, S. Lin, J. Zhang, L. Wang, P. Zhang, Y. Lan, J. Liu, 2021, Bioinspired 2D Isotropically Fatigue-Resistant Hydrogels. Adv. Mater. Volume34, Issue8, 107106. DOI: 10.1002/adma.202107106 [Link]
    • X. Liang, G. Chen, S. Lin, J. Zhang, L. Wang, P. Zhang, Z. Wang, Z. Wang, Y. Lan, Q. Ge, J. Liu, 2021, Anisotropically Fatigue‐Resistant Hydrogels. Adv. Mater.33(30), 2102011. DOI:10.1002/adma.202102011 [Link]
    • Z. Chen, Y. Lan, S. D. Ling, Y. H. Dong, Y. D. Wang, J. H. Xu, 2021, Microfluidic‐Generated Biopolymer Microparticles as Cargo Delivery Systems, Adv. Mater. Technol. Volume7, Issue3, 2100733. DOI:10.1002/admt.202100733 [Link
    • X. Xiao, X. Xiao, Y. Lan, J. Chen, 2021, Learning from nature for healthcare, energy and environment, The Innovation, Volume 2, Issue 3, 100135. DOI:10.1016/j.xinn.2021.100135 [Link
    • D. Lee, K. J. Stebe, Y. Lan, 2021, Scalable Preparation of Janus Particles with High Naturality, US Patent App. 17/212282. DOI:10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c04929 [Link
    • N. Kapil, T. Weissenberger, F.  Cardinale, P. Trogadas, T.A. Nijhuis, M.M. Nigra, M.-O Coppens, 2021, Precisely Engineered Supported Gold Clusters as a Stable Catalyst for Propylene Epoxidation, Angewandte Chemie. Volume 60, Issue 20. 18185-18193. DOI:10.1002/anie.202104952 [Link]
    • M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Nature-inspired Chemical Engineering for Process Intensification, Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. 12, 187-215. DOI:10.1146/annurev-chembioeng-060718-030249 [Link]
    • S. Jiang, J. Wang, L. F. Feng, M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Fractal injectors to intensify liquid-phase processes by controlling the turbulent flow field, Chemical Engineering Science. 238, 116616. DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2021.116616 [Link]
    • B. C. Bukowski, F. J. Keil, P. I. Ravikovitch, G. Sastre, R. Q. Snurr, M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Connecting theory and simulation with experiment for the study of diffusion in nanoporous solids, Adsorption. 27, 683-760. DOI:10.1007/s10450-021-00314-y [Link]
    • S. Hu, J. Liu, G. Ye, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens, W. Yuan, 2021, Effect of External Surface Diffusion Barriers on Pt/Beta Catalyzed Isomerization of n‐Pentane, Angewandte Chemie. 60, 14394-14398. DOI:10.1002/anie.202104859 [Link]
    • M.-O. Coppens, T. Weissenberger, Q. Zhang, G. Ye, 2021, Hierarchically Structured Zeolites: Nature‐Inspired, Computer‐Assisted Optimization of Hierarchically Structured Zeolites, Advanced Materials Interfaces.8(4), 20014091, 1-26. (invited, SI on Hierarchically Ordered Oxides; inside front cover), DOI:10.1002/admi.202170018 [Link]
    • J. Li, Y. Liu, L.C. Campos, M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Increased E. coli bio-adsorption resistance of microfiltration membranes, using a bio-inspired approach, Science of the Total Environment. 751, 141777. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141777 [Link]
    2020 Publications
    • P. Trogadas, J. I. S. Cho, V.S. Bethapudi, P. R.Shearing, D. J. L.Brett, M.-O.Coppens, 2020, Nature-inspired flow-fields and water management for PEM fuel cells. Electrochem. Soc. Trans. 98(9), 145-152 [Link]
    • Y. Lan, J. Wu, S. H. Han, S. Yadavali, D. Issadore. K. J. Stebe, D. Lee, 2020, Scalable Synthesis of Janus Particles with High Naturality. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 8(48) 17680-17686 [Link]
    • V.S.Bethapudi, G.Hinds, P. R.Shearing, D. J. L.Brett, M.-O.Coppens, 2020, Acoustic emission analysis of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. Electrochem. Soc. Trans. 98(9), 177-184 [Link]
    • Z. Meng, S. Casanova, H. Mohamed, N. Kapil, X. Xiao, Y. Zhang, M.-O. Coppens, D. Mattia, 2020, Polymer nanotube membranes synthesized via liquid deposition in anodic alumina, Colloid and Interface Science Communications 39, 100334. DOI: 10.1016/j.colcom.2020.100334 [Link]
    • V. Francia, K. Wu, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Dynamically structured fluidization: Oscillating the gas flow and other opportunities to intensify gas-solid fluidized bed operation, Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, DOI: 10.1016/j.cep.2020.108143 [Link]
    • P. Trogadas, J. I. S. Cho, N. Kapil, L. Rasha, A. Corredera, D.J.L. Brett, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Effect of extended short-circuiting in proton exchange membrane fuel cells, RSC Sustainable Energy & Fuels, DOI: 10.1039/d0se00943a [Link]
    • M. H. W. Chin , M. D. A. Norman, E. Gentleman, M.-O. Coppens, R.M. Day, 2020, A Hydrogel-Integrated Culture Device to Interrogate T Cell Activation with Physicochemical Cues, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c16478 [Link]
    • J. Li, Y. Liu, L.C. Campos, M.-O. Coppens, 2021, Increased E. coli bio-adsorption resistance of microfiltration membranes, using a bio-inspired approach, Science of the Total Environment. 751, 141777. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141777 [Link]
    • E.C. Goldfield, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Developmental bioengineering: recapitulating development for repair. Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 5, 1168-1180. DOI: 10.1039/d0me00062k [Link] (SI on Nature-Inspired Solutions for Engineering)
    • H. Mohamed, S. Hudziak, V. Arumuganathan, Z. Meng, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Effects of charge and hydrophilicity on the anti-fouling properties of kidney-inspired, polyester membranes. Molecular Systems Design & Engineering 5, 1219-1229. DOI: 10.1039/D0ME00045K [Link] (SI on Nature-Inspired Solutions for Engineering)
    • V. S. Bethapudi, J.Hack, P.Trogadas, G.Hinds, P.R.Shearing, D.J.L.Brett, M.-O.Coppens, 2020, Hydration state diagnosis in fractal flow-field based polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells using acoustic emission analysis. Energy Conversion and Management 220, 113083. DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2020.113083 [Link]
    • M. H. W. Chin, E. Gentleman, M.-O. Coppens and R. Day, 2020, Rethinking cancer immunotherapy by embracing and engineering complexity. Trends in Biotechnology 38(10), 1054-1065. DOI: 10.1016/j.tibtech.2020.05.003 [Link] (Perspective article)
    • K. Wu, V. Francia, M.-O Coppens, 2020, Dynamic viscoplastic granular flows: A persistent challenge in gas-solid fluidization. Powder Technology 365, 172-195. DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2019.04.053 [Link] (invited, VSI in honour of LS Fan)
    • Z. Guo, X. Li, S. Hu, G. Ye, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Understanding the Role of Internal Diffusion Barriers in Pt/Beta Zeolite Catalyzed Isomerization of n-Heptane. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 132(4), 1564-1567. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201913660. [Link]
    • P. Trogadas and M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering: A New Design Methodology for Sustainability. Chapter 2 of: Sustainable Nanoscale Engineering (G. Szekely and A Livingston, ed.), Elsevier. [Link]
    • S. Jiang, J. Wang, L.-F. Feng, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Hydrodynamics and local turbulent mixing of submerged, parallel liquid jets: Experiments and CFD simulations. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 59, 3985-3995. DOI:10.1021/acs.iecr.9b04871. [Link] (invited SI on Characterization and Applications of Fluidic Devices without Moving Parts)
    • P. Trogadas and M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Nature-inspired electrocatalysts and devices for energy conversion. Chem. Soc. Rev. 49, 3107-3141. DOI: 10.1039/c8cs00797g [Link]
    • J.I.S. Cho, J. Marquis, P. Trogadas, T.P. Neville, D.J.L. Brett, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Optimizing the Architecture of Lung-Inspired Fuel Cells. Chemical Engineering Science 215, 115375. [Link]
    • V. Gerbaud, C. Xuereb, M.-O. Coppens, 2020, Nature-inspired chemical engineering processes. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 155, 200-201. [Link] (Editorial of SI)
    • T. Erdem, L. Yang, P. Xu, Y. Altintas. T. O'Neil, A. Cacliagli, C. Ducati, E. Mutlugun, O. A. Sherman, E. Eiser, 2020, Transparent Films Made of Highly Scattering Particles. Langmuir 36(4), 911-918 [Link]
    2019 Publications
    • Y. Lan, Y. Jia, D. Lee, Pickering Emulsion Stabilized by Polymer Colloids, Polymer Colloids 9, 325 [Link]
    • Z. Guo, X. Li, S. Hu, G. Ye, X. Zhou and M. Coppens, "Understanding the Role of Internal Diffusion Barriers in Pt/Beta Zeolite Catalyzed Isomerization of n-Heptane", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201913660. [Link]
    • V.S. Bethapudi, M. Maier, G. Hinds, P.R. Shearing, D.J.L. Brett, M.-O. Coppens, Acoustic emission as a function of polarisation: Diagnosis of polymer electrolyte fuel cell hydration state, Electrochemistry Communications, 2019, 109, 106582. [Link]
    • V.S. Bethapudi, J. Hack, P. Trogadas, J.I.S. Cho, L. Rasha, G. Hinds, P.R. Shearing, D.J.L. Brett and M.-O Coppens, 2019, A lung-inspired printed circuit board polymer electrolyte fuel cell. Energy Conv. Mgt 202, 112198. [Link]
    • M. Apostolopoulou, M.-O. Coppens, M. Stamatakis, R. Dusterhoft, R. Day and A. Striolo, 2019, Estimating permeability in shales and other heterogeneous porous media: Deterministic vs. stochastic investigations. Int. J. Coal Geology 205, 140–154. [Link]
    • P. Trogadas and M.-O. Coppens, 2019, Nature-Inspired Chemical Engineering: A New Design Methodology for Sustainability. Chapter 2 of: Sustainable Nanoscale Engineering (G. Szekely, ed.), Elsevier. [Link]
    • Y Lan, J Choi, H. Li, Y. Jia, R. Huang, K. J. Stebe, D. Lee, 2019, Janus Particles with Varying Configurations for Emulsion Stabilization, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 58 (46), 20961-20968 [Link]
    • G. Ye, H. Wang, X. Zhou, F.J. Keil, M.-O. Coppens and W. Yuan, 2019, Optimizing catalyst pore network structure in the presence of deactivation by coking. AIChE J. 65(10) DOI:10.1002/aic.16687 [Link]
    • K. Wu, V. Francia, M.-O Coppens, 2019, Dynamic viscoplastic granular flows: A persistent challenge in gas-solid fluidization. Powder Technology. DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2019.04.053 [Link]
    • J.I.S. Cho, T.P. Neville, P. Trogadas, Q. Meyer, Y. Wu, R. Ziesche, P. Boillat, M. Cochet, V. Manzi-Orezzoli, P. Shearing, D.J.L. Brett and M.-O. Coppens, 2019, Visualization of liquid water in a lung-inspired ow-eld based polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell via neutron radiography. Energy 170, 14-21 DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2018.12.143 [Link]
    • A.S. Perera and M.-O. Coppens, 2019, Re-designing materials for biomedical applications: From biomimicry to nature-inspired chemical engineering. Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A. 377(2138). Special Issue on Bioinspired materials and surfaces for green science and technology. DOI:10.1098/rsta.2018.0268 [Link]
    • G. Ye, H. Wang, X. Duan, Z.Sui, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens and W. Yuan, 2019, Pore network modeling of catalyst deactivation by coking, from single site to particle, during propane dehydrogenation. AIChE J.65(1), 140-150. DOI:10.1002/aic.16410 [Link]
    • A.S. Perera, J.K. Cockroft, P. Trogadas, H. Yu, N. Kapil and M.-O. Coppens, 2019, Titanium(IV) induced cristobalite formation in titanosilicates and its potential impact on catalysis. J. Mat. Sci. 54, 335-345. DOI:10.1007/s10853-018-2869-0 [Link]
    • P. Trogadas and M.-O. Coppens, 2018, Hierarchically structured Pt and non-Pt based electrocatalysts for PEM fuel cells. Chapter 3 of: Handbook of Green Chemistry, Volume 12: Green Chemical Engineering (A. Lapkin, ed.), Wiley, pp. 47–72. [Link]
    • Y. Jia, R. Huang, Y. Lan, Y. Ren, H. Jiang, D. Lee, 2019, Reversible Aggregation and Dispersation of Particles at a Liquid-Liquid Interface Using Space Charge Injection, Advanced Materials Interfaces  6 (5) 1801920 [Link]
    • Y. Lan, J. Liu, E. Eisner, O. A. Scherman, 2019, Polymeric Rasberry-like Particles via Template-assisted Polymerisation, Polymer Chemistry 10 (27), 3772-3777 [Link]
    2018 Publications
    • J.I.S. Cho, T.P. Neville, P. Trogadas, J. Bailey, P. Shearing, D.J.L. Brett and M.-O. Coppens, 2018, Capillaries for water management in polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy43, 21949-21958. DOI:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.10.030 [Link]
    • J. Siefker, R. Biehl, M. Krutyeva, A. Feoktystov and M.-O. Coppens, 2018, Connement facilitated protein stabilization, as investigated by small-angle neutron scattering. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 12720-12723. DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b08454 Highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology [Link]
    • D. Jin, L. Li, G. Ye, H. Ding, X. Zhao, K. Zhy, M.-O. Coppens and X. Zhou, 2018, Manipulating the mesostructure of silicoaluminophosphate SAPO-11 via tumbling assisted, oriented assembly crystallization: a pathway to enhance selectivity in hydroisomerization. Catal. Sci. Technol8(19), 5044-5061. DOI:10.1039/c8cy01483c [Link]
    • A. S.Perera, S. Zhang, S. Homer-Vanniasinkam, M.-O. Coppens, & M. Edirisinghe, 2018, Polymer-Magnetic Composite Fibers for Remote-Controlled Drug Release. ACS applied materials & interfaces. DOI:10.1021/acsami.8b04774 [Link]
    • G. Ye, Y. Sun, Z. Guo, K. Zhu, H. Liu, X. Zhou, & M.-O. Coppens, 2018, Effects of zeolite particle size and internal grain boundaries on Pt/Beta catalyzed isomerization of n-pentane. Journal of Catalysis, 360, 152-159. DOI:10.1016/j.jcat.2018.01.033 [Link]
    • M.-O. Coppens, G. Ye, 2018, Nature-Inspired Optimization of Transport in Porous Media. In: A. Bunde, J. Caro, J. Kärger, G. Vogl (eds) Diffusive Spreading in Nature, Technology and Society. Springer, Cham.DOI.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67798-9_11 [Link]
    • L. de Martín, C. Ottevanger, J. van Ommen, M.-O. Coppens, 2018, Universal stability curve for pattern formation in pulsed gas-solid fluidized beds of sandlike particlesPhysical Review Fluids.DOI:org/10.1103/PhysRevFluids.3.034303 [Link]
    • A. S. Perera, P. Trogadas, M. M. Nigra, H. Yu, & M.-O. Coppens,2018, Optimization of mesoporous titanosilicate catalysts for cyclohexene epoxidation via statistically guided synthesisJournal of Materials ScienceDOI:org/10.1007/s10853-018-2057-2 [Link]
    2017 Publications
    • P.Trogadas, J. I. S. Cho, T. P. Neville, J. Marquis, B. Wu, D. J. L. Brett & M.-O Coppens, 2017, A lung-inspired approach to scalable and robust fuel cell design. Energy and Environmental Science Journal.DOI:10.1039/C7EE02161E [Link]
    • D. Jin, G. Ye, J. Zheng, W. Yang, K. Zhu, M.-O. Coppens, & X. Zhou, 2017, Hierarchical Silicoaluminophosphate Catalysts with Enhanced Hydroisomerization Selectivity by Directing the Orientated Assembly of Premanufactured Building Blocks. ACS CatalysisDOI10.1021/acscatal.7b01646[Link]
    • K. W, L. de Martín, & M.-O Coppens, 2017, Pattern formation in pulsed gas-solid fluidized beds - The role of granular solid mechanics. Chemical Engineering JournalDOI:org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.05.152 [Link]
    • S. Meoto, N. Kent, M. M. Nigra, & M. -O. Coppens, 2017, Mesostructure of Mesoporous Silica/Anodic Alumina Hierarchical Membranes Tuned with Ethanol. Langmuir. DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00453 [Link]
    • S. Meoto, N. Kent, M. M. Nigra, & M.-O Coppens, 2017, Effect of stirring rate on the morphology of FDU-12 mesoporous silica particles. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials.DOI.org:10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.04.045 [Link]
    • G. H. Ye, Y. Sun, X. G. Zhou, K. Zhu, J. Zhou, & M.-O. Coppens, 2017, Method for generating pore networks in porous particles of arbitrary shape, and its application to catalytic hydrogenation of benzene. Chemical Engineering Journal. DOI:org/10.1016/j.cej.2017.02.036 [Link]
    • G. Ye, Z. Guo, Y. Sun, K. Zhu, H. Liu, Zhou, X., & Coppens, M.-O. (2017). Probing the Nature of Surface Barriers on ZSM-5 by Surface ModificationChemie-Ingenieur-Technik.DOI:org/10.1002/cite.201700081 [Link]
    • J. S. Bhatt, , Chutia, A., Catlow, C. R. A., & Coppens, M.-O. (2017). Quantum and statistical mechanical simulations for porous catalyst modelling. Modern Developments in Catalysis (pp. 253-288) DOI:org/10.1142/9781786341228_0008 [Link]
    • S. M. Rao, E. Saraçi, R. Gläser, M.-O. Coppens. 2017, Surface barriers as dominant mechanism to transport limitations in hierarchically structured catalysts - Application to the zeolite-catalyzed alkylation of benzene with ethylene. Chemical Engineering JournalVolume 329pp 45-55.DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2017.04.015 [Link]
    • F. E. Celik, B. Peters, M.-O. Coppens, A. McCormick, R. F.Hicks, J. Ekerdt, 2017, A Career in Catalysis: Alexis T. BellACS CatalysisEd 7 (12), pp 8628–8640. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03218 [Link]
    2016 Publications
    • G. Ye, X. Zhou, J. Zhou, W. Yuan, M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Influence of Catalyst Pore Network Structure on the Hysteresis of Multiphase Reactions. AICHE journal, Ed 63, DOI:10.1002/aic.15415 [Link]
    • M. Lynch, J. Liu, M. Nigra, & M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Chaperonin-inspired pH protection by mesoporous silica SBA-15 on myoglobin and lysozyme. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids. Ed 32 (37), pp 9604–9610, DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02832 [Open access]
    • K. Wu, L. De Martin, L. Mazzei, & M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Pattern formation in fluidized beds as a tool for model validation: a two-fluid model based study. Powder Technology, Ed 295, pp 35-42. DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2016.03.011 [Open access]
    • P. Trogadas, M. Nigra and M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Nature-inspired optimization of hierarchical porous media for catalytic and separation processes. New J. Chem.Ed 40, pp 4016-4026. DOI: 10.1039/c5nj03406j (invited for special issue in honour of F. Fajula). [Open access]
    • A. S. Perera, & M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Titano-silicates: Highlights on development, evolution and application in oxidative catalysis. Catalysis, Ed 28, pp 119-143. DOI:10.1039/9781782626855-00119 [Open access]
    • G. Ye, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens & W. Yuan, 2016, Probing pore blocking on multiphase reactions within porous catalyst particles using a discrete model. AIChE Journal. Ed 62(2), pp 451-460, DOI: 10.1002/aic.15095 (invited for special issue on materials). [Link]
    • P. Trogadas, V. Ramani, P. Strasser, T.F. Fuller and M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Hierarchically structured nanomaterials for electrochemical energy conversion. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, pp 122-148. DOI:10.1002/anie.201506394 (invited). [Link]
    • L. Brown, T. Neville, R. Jervis, T. Mason, P. Shearing, D. Brett, 2016, The effect of felt compression on the performance and pressure drop of all-vanadium redox flow batteries, Journal of Energy StorageVol8, pp 91-98, DOI:10.1016/j.est.2016.10.003 [Open access]
    • R. Jervis, L. Brown, T. Neville, J. Millichamp, D. Finegan, T. Heenan, D. Brett, P. Shearing, 2016, Design of a miniature flow cell for in situ x-ray imaging of redox flow batteries. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics; Ed 49, DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/43/434002 [Open access]
    2015 Publications
    • G. Ye, X. Duan, K. Zhu, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens, & W. Yuan, 2015, Optimizing spatial pore-size and porosity distributions of adsorbents for enhanced adsorption and desorption performance. Chemical Engineering Science, Ed 132, pp 108-117. DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2015.04.024 [Link]
    • E. Wu, M.-O. Coppens & S. Garde, 2015, On the role of arginine mediating protein- CNT interactions. LangmuirEd 31(5), pp 1683-1692, DOI: 10.1021/la5043553 [Link]
    • D.A. Newsome & M.-O. Coppens, 2015, Molecular dynamics as a tool to study heterogeneity in zeolites - E of Na+ cations on diffusion of CO2 and N2 in Na- ZSM-5. Chem. Eng. Sci., Ed 121, 300-312. Invited for Danckwerts Issue (special issue on molecular simulations). DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.024 [Link]
    • B. Kuijper, N. Lane, A.Pomiankowski, 2015, Can paternal leakage maintain sexually antagonistic polymorphism in the cytoplasm?, Journal of Evolutionary BiologyEd 28 (2), pp. 468-480. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12582. [Link]
    • Z. Hadjivasiliou, Y. Iwasa, A. Pomiankowski, Cell-cell signalling in sexual chemotaxis: a basis for gametic differentiation, mating types and sexes, Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Ed 12 (109), DOI:10.1098/rsif.2015.0342 [Link]
    • C. Mullon, AE. Wright, M. Reuter, M. Pomiankowski, A. Mank, Evolution of dosage compensation under sexual selection differs between X and Z chromosomes. Nature Communications, Ed 6 , DOI:10.1038/ncomms8720 [Link]
    • AJ Cotton, S. Cotton, J. Small, A. Pomiankowski, 2015, Male mate preference for female eyespan and fecundity in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni. Behavioral Ecology , Ed 26 (2), pp 376-385, DOI:10.1093/beheco/aru192 [Link]
    • P. Trogadas, V. Ramani, P. Strasser, T. F. Fuller, M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Hierarchically Structured Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion, Angew Chem Int Ed, Ed 55, pp 122-148, DOI:9;55(1) [Link]
    • E. Engebretsen, J. Robinson, O. Obeisun, T. Mason, D. Finegan, G. Hinds, P. Shearing, D. Brett, 2016, Electro-thermal impedance spectroscopy applied to an open-cathode polymer electrolyte fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources, Ed 302, pp 210-214, DOI:org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.10.047 [Link]
    • J. Millichamp, T. Mason, T. Neville, N. Rajalakshmi, R. Jervis, P. Shearing, D. Brett, 2015, Mechanisms and effects of mechanical compression and dimensional change in polymer electrolyte fuel cells – A review, Journal of Power Sources , Ed 284, pp 305-320, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.02.111 [Link]
    • M. Miodownik, 2015, Materials for the 21st century: What will we dream up next?. MRS Bulletin, Ed 40 (12), pp 1188-1197, DOI:10.1557/mrs.2015.267 [Link]
    • D. Newsome, & M.-O. Coppens, 2015, Molecular dynamics as a tool to study heterogeneity in zeolites - Effect of Na+ cations on diffusion of CO2 and N2 in Na-ZSM-5, Chemical Engineering Science, Ed 121, pp 300-312, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.024 [Link]
    2014 Publications
    • P. Trogadas, O. Taiwo, B. Tjaden, T. Neville, S. Yun, J. Parrondon, V. Ramani, M.-O. Coppens, D. Brett & P. Shearing, 2014, X-Ray micro-tomography as a diagnostic tool for the electrode degradation in vanadium redox ow batteries. Electrochem. CommEd 48, pp 155-159, DOI:10.1016/j.elecom.2014.09.010 [Link]
    • J. Siefker, P. Karande, & M.-O Coppens, 2014, Packaging biological cargoes in mesoporous materials: opportunities for drug delivery. Exp. Opin. Drug Deliv., Ed 11, 1781, DOI:10.1517/17425247.2014.938636 [Link]
    • S. Meoto &M.-O. Coppens, 2014, Anodic alumina-templated synthesis of mesostructured silica membranes - current status and challenges. J. Mater. Chem. A, Ed 2, pp 5640-5654, DOI:10.1039/c3ta15330d [Link]
    • D. A. Newsome, S. Gunawan, G. Baron, J. Denayer & M.-O. Coppens, 2014, Adsorption of CO2 and N2 in Na-ZSM-5 –Effects of Na+ and Al content studied by Grand Canonical Monte Carlo simulations and experiments, Adsorption, Ed 20(1), pp 157-171, DOI:10.1007/s10450-013-9560-1[Link]
    2013 Publications
    • J. Marquis & M.-O. Coppens, 2013, Achieving ultra-high platinum utilization via optimization of PEM fuel cell cathode catalyst layer microstructure. Chem. Eng. Sci.Ed 102, pp 151-162, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2013.08.003 [Link]
    • C. Kuenzel, T. Neville, S. Donatello, L. Vandeperre, A. Boccaccini, & C. Cheeseman, 2013, Influence of metakaolinite characteristics on the mechanical properties of geopolymers. Appl. Clay Sci.Ed 83-84, pp 308-314, DOI:10.1016/j.clay.2013.08.023 [Link]
    • T. Mason, J. Millichamp, T. Neville, P. Shearing, S. Simons, & D. Brett, 2013, A study of the effect of water management and electrode flooding on the dimensional change of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. J. Power Sources, 242, pp 70-77, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.05.045 [Link]
    2012 Publications
    • Y. Huang, I. Krumanocker, & M.-O. Coppens, Fractal self-organization of bacteria inspired agents, FractalsEd 20(2), 179, DOI:10.1142/s0218348x12500168 [Link]
    • M.-O. Coppens, 2012, A nature-inspired approach to reactor and catalysis engineering. Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng.Ed 1, pp 281-289, DOI:10.1016/j.coche.2012.03.002 [Link]
    • A.J. Dammers & M.-O. Coppens, 2012, Knudsen diffusion in finite-size channels from a first-passage point of view. Soft MaterialsEd 10(1-3), pp 369-38, DOI:10.1080/1539445x.2011.599732 [Link]
    • S. M. Rao & M.-O. Coppens, 2012, Increasing robustness against deactivation of nanoporous catalysts by introducing an optimized hierarchical pore network - application to hydrodemetalation. Chem. Eng. Sci.Ed 83, pp 66-76, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2011.11.044. (Special Issue for MACKIE) [Link]
    2011 Publications
    • A. G. Denkova, P. H. H. Bomans, M.-O. Coppens, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, & E. Mendes, 2011, Complex morphologies of self-assembled block copolymer micelles in binary solvent mixtures: the role of solvent-solvent correlations. Soft Matter, Ed 7, pp 6622-6628. DOI:10.1039/c1sm05461a [Link]
    • J.R. van Ommen, S. Sasic, J. van der Schaaf, S. Gheorghiu, F. Johnsson, & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, Time-series analysis of pressure fluctuations in gas-solid fluidized beds-a review. Int. J. Mult. Flow., Ed 37(5), pp 403-428, DOI:10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2010.12.007 [Link]
    • L.-C. Sang, A. Vinu, & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, General description of the adsorption of proteins at their iso-electric point in nanoporous materials. LangmuirEd 27(22), pp 13828-13837 [Link]
    • L.-C. Sang, A. Vinu, & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, Ordered mesoporous carbon with tunable, unusually large pore size and well-controlled particle morphology. J. Mater. Chem., Ed 21, pp 7410-7417, DOI:10.1039/cjm10683j [Link]
    • L.-C. Sang & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, Effects of surface curvature and surface chemistry on the structure and function of proteins adsorbed in nanopores. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Ed 13, pp 6689-6698, DOI:10.1039/c0cp02273j (Invited) [Link]
    2010 Publications
    • A.G. Denkova, E. Mendes, & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: Recent insights and open questions. Soft MatterEd 6, pp 2351-2357, DOI:10.1039/C001175B. Invited Highlight Paper. (cover, top 10 most accessed, May 2010). [Link]
    • S.M. Rao & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Mitigating deactivation effects through rational design of hierarchically structured catalysts: Application to hydrodemetalation. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Ed 49, pp 11087-11097, DOI:10.1021/ie1009487 (Special Issue for ISCRE 21). [Link]
    • G. Wang & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Rational design of hierarchically structured porous catalysts for autothermal reforming of methane. Chem. Eng. Sci.Ed 65 (7), pp 2344-2351, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2009.09.079 [Link]
    • S. Kjelstrup, M.-O. Coppens, J. Pharoah, & P. Pfeifer, 2010, Nature-inspired energy and material efficient design of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. Energy and FuelsEd 24(9), pp 5097-5108. DOI:10.1021/ef100610w [Link] (ASAP article, cited in New Scientist , Green Car Congress and several other forums on the Web)
    • A. Denkova, E. Mendes, & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: recent insights and open questions. Soft Matter, Ed 11, DOI:10.1039/C001175B [Link] 
    Older Publications
    • X. Liu, D. Newsome, and M.-O. Coppens, 2009, Dynamic Monte Carlo simulations of binary self-diffusion in ZSM-5. Microp. Mesop. Mater., Ed125, pp 149-159, DOI:10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.03.034. Special Issue in honor of Prof. J. Kärger V.J. van Hijkoop, A.J. Dammers, K. Malek & M.-O. Coppens, 2007, Water diffusion through a membrane protein channel: a first passage time approach. J. Chem. Phys.Ed 127(8), DOI:10.1063/1.2761897 [Link]
    • M.-O. Coppens & A.J. Dammers, 2006, Effects of heterogeneity on diffusion in nanopores - From inorganic materials to protein crystals and ion channels. Fluid Phase Equil., Ed 241, pp 308-316, DOI:10.1016/j.fluid.2005.12.039 [Link] (Invited for Special Issue honoring Prof. J.M. Prausnitz)
    • M.-O. Coppens & J.R. van Ommen, 2003, Structuring chaotic fluidized beds. Chem. Eng. J.Ed 96(1-3), pp 117-124, DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2003.08.007 [Link]
    • K. Malek & M.-O. Coppens, 2003, Knudsen self- and Fickian diffusion in rough nanoporous media. J. Chem. Phys., Ed 119(5), 2801, DOI:10.1063/1.1584652 [Link]
    • K. Malek & M.-O. Coppens, 2001, Effects of surface roughness on self- and transport diffusion in porous media in the Knudsen regime. Phys. Rev. Lett.Ed 87(12), DOI:10.1103/physrevlett.87.125502 [Link]