Publications and Research Findings


Zhang, Wei; Fenes, Endre; Ma, Hongfei; Sollund, Erling Olav; Margossia, Tigran; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Chen, De: Promoter doping for tuning the redox behavior of CuCl2/γ-Al2O3-based catalysts in ethylene oxychlorination: Insights from kinetic studies, Chemical Engineering Journal 2023, Volume 47, 144393

Zhang, Wei; Ma, Hongfei; Wang, Yalan; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Margossian, Tigran; Chen, De: Toward Fully Selective Ethylene Oxychlorination through Engineering the Cu Oxidation State Spatial Profile, ACS Catalysis 2023,Volume 13,15107-15114

Jensen, Martin Myhre; Kierulf-Vieira, Walace; Kooyman, Patricia J.; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen: Variable temperature in situ TEM mapping of the thermodynamically stable element distribution in bimetallic Pt–Rh nanoparticles, Nanoscale Advances 2023, Volume 5, 5286-5294

Gopakumar, Jithin; Martin Benum, Pål; Svenum, Ingeborg-Helene; Enger, Bjørn Christian; Waller, David; Rønning, Magnus: Redox transformations of Ru catalyst during NO oxidation at industrial nitric acid production conditions, Chemical Engineering Journal 2023, Volume 475, 146406

Prodinger, Sebastian; Capel Berdiell, Izar; Cordero-Lanzac, Tomás; Reidar Bygdnes, Odd; Solemsli, Bjørn; Kvande , Karoline; Bjørnar Arstad, Beato, Pablo; Olsbye, Unni; Svelle, Stian: Cation-Induced Speciation of port-Size during mordenite zeolite synthesis, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2023,

Karoline Kvande, Beatrice Garetto, Gabriele Deplano, Matteo Signorile, Bjørn Gading Solemsli, Sebastian Prodinger, Unni Olsbye, Pablo Beato, Silvia Bordiga, Stian Svelle, and Elisa Borfecchia: Understanding C-H activation in light alkanes over Cu-MOR zeolites by coupling advanced spectroscopy and temperature-programmed reduction experiments, Chemical Science, 2023, 14, 9704-9723

Karoline Kvande, Moses Mawanga, Sebastian Prodinger, Bjørn Gading Solemsli, Jia Yang, Unni Olsbye, Pablo Beato, Edd Anders Blekkan, and Stian Svelle*: Microcalorimetry on Cu-MCM-22 reveals structure-activity relationships for the methane-to-methanol reaction, Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research, 2023, 62 (28),10939-10950

Karoline Kvande, Sebastian Prodinger, Bjørn Gading Solemsli, Silvia Bordiga, Elisa Borfecchia, Unni Olsbye, Pablo Beato, Stian Svelle: Cu-loaded zeolites enable the selective activation of ethane to ethylene at low temperatures and pressure, Chemical Communications, 2023,59,6052-6055

Asbjørn Slagtern Fjellvåg, David Waller, Thomas By, and Anja Olafsen Sjåstad: Pt-Catchment Using Pd/Au Alloys: Effect of Enhanced Diffusion, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2023, 62, 6, 2478–2493

Gopakumar, Jithin; Vold, Sunniva; Enger, Bjørn Christian; Waller, David; Vullum, Per Erik; Rønning, Magnus: Catalytic oxidation of NO to NO2 for industrial nitric acid production using Ag-promoted MnO2/ZrO2 catalysts.Catalysis Science Technology,2023, 9,-

Sun, Xinwei; Vøllestad, Einar; Rørvik, Per Martin; Prodinger, Sebastian; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios; Chatzitakis, Athanasios; Norby, Truls:Surface protonic conductivity in chemisorbed water in porous nanoscopic CeO2. Applied Surface Science 2023, Volume 611,155590

Ingeborg-Helene Svenum, Marie D. Strømsheim, Jan Knudsen, Hilde J. Venvik: Activity and segregation behavior of Pd75%Ag25%(111) during CO oxidation – An in-situ NAP-XPS investigation, Journal of Catalysis,2023, Volume 417, 194-201

Hongfei Ma, Xiuhui Zheng, Hao Zhang, Guoyan Ma, Wei Zhang, Zheng Jiang, De Chen: Atomic Cu-N-P-C Active Complex with Integrated Oxidation and Chlorination for Improved Ethylene Oxychlorination, Advanced Science, 2023

Zhang, Wei; Ma, Hongfei; Wang, Yalan; Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Margossian, Tigran; Chen, De: In situ monitoring of dynamic behavior of La-doped CuCl2/γ-Al2O3 catalyst in ethylene oxychlorination.  Journal of Catalysis 2023; Volume 417, 314-322


Karoline Kvande, Sebastian Prodinger, Fabian Schlimpen, Pablo Beato, Patrick Pale, Stefan Chassaing, Stian Svelle: Copper-zeolites prepared by solid-state ion exchange - characterization and evaluation for the direct conversion of methane to methanol, Topics in Catalysis, 2022

Wang, Yalan; Qi, Yanying; Yang, Jia; Zhu, Yi-An; Chen, De: A new approach of kinetic modeling: Kinetically consistent energy profile and rate expression analysisChemical Engineering Journal 2022; Volume 444. 136685

Tafjord, Joakim; Regli, Samuel K.; Dugulan, Achim Iulian; Rønning, Magnus; Rytter, Erling; Holmen, Anders; Myrstad, Rune; Yang, Jia: Influence of temperature during pyrolysis of Fe-alginate: Unraveling the pathway towards highly active Fe/C catalystsApplied Catalysis A : General, 2022, Volume 644, 118834

J. Hessevik, A. S: Fjellvåg, O. Iveland, T. By, J. Skjelstad, D. Waller H. Fjellvåg, A. O. Sjåstad: LaNiO3 as a Pt catchment material in the ammonia oxidation process Materials Today Communications, 2022, Volume 33, 104084

Gabriele Deplano, Matteo Signorile, Valentina Crocell, Natale Gabriele Porcaro, Cesare Atzori, Bjørn Gading Solemsli, Stian Svelle, Silvia Bordiga: Titration of Cu(I) sites in Cu-ZSM-5 by volumetric CO adsorption. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 18, 21059–21068

Jensen, Martin; Gonano, Bruno Raymond Gino; Kierulf-Vieira, Walace; Kooyman, Patricia J.; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen: Innovative approach to controlled Pt–Rh bimetallic nanoparticle synthesis. RSC Advances 2022; Volume 12, 19717-19725

Valle, E.; Duyar, M.S.; Snider, J.L.; Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus; Gallo, A.; Jaramillo, T.F.:
In Situ Studies of the Formation of MoP Catalysts and Their Structure under Reaction Conditions for Higher Alcohol Synthesis: The Role of Promoters and Mesoporous Supports. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2022 ;Volume 126(12), 5575-5583

Ma, Hongfei; Wang, Yalan; Zhang, Hao; Ma, Guoyan; Zhang, Wei; Qi, Yanying; Fuglerud, Terje; Jiang, Zheng; Ding, Weiping; Chen, De: Facet-Induced Strong Metal Chloride−Support Interaction over CuCl2/γ-Al2O3 Catalyst to Enhance Ethylene Oxychlorination Performance. ACS Catalysis 2022 ;Volume 12, 8027-8037

Prodinger, Sebastian; Kvande, Karoline; Arstad, Bjørnar; Borfecchia, Elisa; Beato, Pablo; Svelle, Stian: Synthesis-Structure-Activity Relationship in Cu-MOR for Partial Methane Oxidation: Al Siting via Inorganic Structure Directing Agents, ACS Catalysis, 2022, Volume 12(4), 2166–2177

Fjellvåg, A.S., Jørgensen, P.S., Waller, D., Wragg, D.S., Michiel, M.D., and Sjåstad, A.O.: Mechanism of grain reconstruction of Pd- and Pd/Ni wires during Pt-catchment. Materialia, 2022, Volume 21(4), 101359


Wang, Yalan; Hu, Ping; Yang, Jia; Zhu, Yi-An; Chen, De: C-H bond activation in light alkanes: A theoretical perspective. Chemical Society Reviews, 2021, Volume 50(7), 4299-4358

Wang, Yalan; Yang, Xiaoli; Xiao, Ling; Qi, Yanying; Yang, Jia; Zhu, Yi-An; Holmen, Anders; Xiao, Wende; Chen, De: Descriptor-Based Microkinetic Modeling and Catalyst Screening for CO Hydrogenation. ACS Catalysis, 2021, Volume 11, 14545-14560

Zhang, Wei; Ma, Hongfei; Wang, Haizhi; Jiang, Jiawei; Sui, Zhijun; Zhu, Yian; Chen, De; Zhou, Xinggui: Tuning Partial-Charged Ptδ+ of Atomically Dispersed Pt Catalysts toward Superior Propane Dehydrogenation Performance. Catalysis Science & Technology, 2021, Volume 11(24), 7840-7843 

Prodinger, Sebastian; Kvande, Karoline; Arstad, Bjørnar; Borfecchia, Elisa; Beato, Pablo; Svelle, Stian: Synthesis-Structure-Activity Relationship in Cu-MOR for Partial Methane Oxidation: Al Siting via Inorganic Structure Directing Agents, ACS Catalysis, 2022, 12, XXX, 2166–2177

Bao, Yuxiang; Ma, Hongfei; Tuo, Yongxiao; Qi, Yanying; Feng, Xiang; Yang, Chaohe; Chen, De: Research progress on catalyst for the synthesis of vinyl chloride monomer (VCM). Huagong jinzhan, 2021, Volume 40(4), 2034-2047

Chen, Wenyao; Cao, J.B.; Yang, Jia; Cao, Yueqiang; Zhang, Hao; Jiang, Zheng; Zhang, Jing; Qian, Gang; Zhou, Xinggui; Chen, De; Yuan, Wei-Kang; Duan, Xuezhi: Molecular-level insights into the electronic effects in platinum-catalyzed carbon monoxide oxidation. Nature Communications 2021, Volume 12(1), 6888

Fu, Wenzhao; Wang, Qianhong; Chen, Wenyao; Qian, Gang; Zhang, Jing; Chen, De; Yuan, Wei-Kang; Zhou, Xinggui; Duan, Xuezhi: Engineering Ru atomic structures toward enhanced kinetics of hydrogen generation. Chemical Engineering Science, 2021, Volume 235, -

Ma, Hongqin; Guan, Yanan; Chen, Wenyao; Sui, Zhijun; Qian, Gang; Chen, De; Zhou, Xinggui; Duan, Xuezhi: Support effects of Cs/Al2O3 catalyzed aldol condensation of methyl acetate with formaldehyde. Catalysis Today 2021, Volume 365, 310-317

Niu, Juntian; Wang, Yalan; Liland, Shirley Elisabeth Sjø; Regli, Samuel K.; Yang, Jia; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Luo, Jun; Rønning, Magnus; Ran, Jingyu; Chen, De: Unraveling Enhanced Activity, Selectivity, and Coke Resistance of Pt–Ni Bimetallic Clusters in Dry Reforming. ACS Catalysis 2021, Volume 11(4), 2398-2411

Wang, G.; Du, W; Duan, Xuezhi; Cao, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Xu, J.; Chen, Wenyao; Qian, Gang; Yuan, Wei-kang; Zhou, Xinggui; Chen, De: Mechanism-guided elaboration of ternary Au–Ti–Si sites to boost propylene oxide formation. Chem Catalysis 2021, Volume 1(4), 885-895

Pettersen, Christine; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen; Ivashenko, Oleksii: Near-Surface Alloys of PtRh on Rh(111) and Pt(111) Characterized by STM. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2021, 125.(45), 25140-25147

Guo, Xiaoyang; Vullum, Per Erik; Venvik, Hilde Johnsen: Inhibition of metal dusting corrosion on Fe-based alloy by combined near surface severe plastic deformation (NS-SPD) and thermochemical treatmentCorrosion Science, 2021, 190 (6873):109702

Hongfei Ma, Jithin Gopakumar, Wei Zhang, Samuel K. Regli, Yalan Wang, Kumar R. Rout*, Terje Fuglerud, Marco Piccinini, Magnus Rønning, and De Chen: Insights of the Dynamic Copper Active Sites in Ethylene Oxychlorination Studied by the Multivariate UV–vis–NIR Resolution Kinetic Approach, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2021, 60, 26, 9437–9447

Gabriele Deplano, Andrea Martini, Matteo Signorile, Elisa Borfecchia, Valentina Crocellà, Stian Svelle, Silvia Bordiga: Copper pairing in the mordenite framework as a function of the Cu(I)/Cu(II) speciation, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021, 60.(49), 25891-25896

Ivashenko, Oleksii; Johansson, Niclas; Pettersen, Christine; Jensen, Martin; Zheng, Jian; Schnadt, Joachim; Sjåstad, Anja: How surface species drive product distribution during ammonia oxidation: An STM and operando APXPS study, ACS Catal, 2021, 11, 8261−8273

Oskar Iveland: Ammonia Oxidation Based Reactions and their Catalysts, Master thesis, University of Oslo, 2021

O.H. Bjørkedal, S.K. Regli, R.J.G. Nuguid, P.E. Vullum, D. Ferri, M. Rønning: One-pot synthesis of highly dispersed mesoporous Cu/ZrO2 catalysts for NH3-SCR, Catal. Today, 2022, 384–386, 113-121

Stine Lervold; Rune Lødeng; Jia Yang; Johan Skjelstad; Kristin Bingen; Hilde Johnsen Venvik: Partial oxidation of methanol to formaldehyde in an annular reactor, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 423, 130141 

Sebastian Prodinger, Pablo Beato & Stian Svelle: From Catalytic Test Reaction to Modern Chemical Descriptors in Zeolite Catalysis Research, Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 2021, 93, 902-915 (part of a special issue In Memory of Prof. Dr.‐Ing. Jens Weitkamp)  

Fjellvåg, Asbjørn Slagtern; Fjellvåg, Øystein; Breard, Y.; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen: Structural disorder and antiferromagnetism in LaNi1–xPtxO3. Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 2021, 229, 122181. 

Fjellvåg, Asbjørn Slagtern; Fjellvåg, Øystein; Kumar, Susmit; Ruud, Amund; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen: Interplay of valence states and magnetic interactions in the perovskite system LaNi1–xRhxO3. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2021, 298, 122124

Duyar, Melis S.; Gallo, Alessandro; Regli, Samuel K.; Snider, Jonathan L.; Singh, Joseph A.; Valle, Eduardo; McEnaney, Joshua; Bent, Stacey F.; Rønning, Magnus; Jaramillo, Thomas F.: Understanding Selectivity in CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol for MoP Nanoparticle Catalysts Using In Situ Techniques. Catalysts 2021, 11(1), 143

Wenshuo Hu; Tommaso Selleri; Federica Gramigni; Endre Fenes; Kumar R. Rout; Shaojun Liu; Isabella Nova; De Chen; Xiang Gao; Enrico Tronconi: On the Redox Mechanism of Low‐Temperature NH3‐SCR over Cu‐CHA: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study of the Reduction Half Cycle, Angewandte Chemie, 2021,133(13),7273-7280

Ma, Hongfei; Sollund, Erling S.; Zhang, Wei; Fenes, Endre; Qi, Yanying; Wang, Yalan; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Fuglerud, Terje; Piccinini, Marco; Chen, De: Kinetic modeling of dynamic changing active sites in a Mars-van Krevelen type reaction: Ethylene oxychlorination on K-doped CuCl2/Al2O3. Chemical Engineering Journal 2021, 407, 128013


Karoline Kvande, Dimitrios K. Pappa,  Elisa Borfecchia, Kirill A. Lomachenko: Advanced X‐ray Absorption Spectroscopy Analysis to Determine Structure‐Activity Relationships for Cu‐Zeolites in the Direct Conversion of Methane to Methanol, ChemCatChem, 2020, 12(9), 2385-2405

Wang, Yalan; Wang, Xin-Xin; Zhu, Yi-An; Zhu, Ka-Ke; Chen, De; Zhou, Xing-Gui.: Shape selectivity in acidic zeolite catalyzed 2-pentene skeletal isomerization from first principles. Catalysis Today 2020, 347, 115-123

Y. R, Zhang; X. L., Yang; H. M., Duan; Chen, De; Y.Q., Huang; Tao, Zhang: Tuning reactivity of Fischer-Tropsch synthesis by regulating TiOx overlayer over Ru/TiO2 nanocatalysts. Nature Communications 2020,  31, 3185-

Martini, Andrea; Signorile, Matteo; Negri, Chiara; Kvande, Karoline; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Svelle, Stian; Beato, Pablo; Berlier, Gloria; Borfecchia, Elisa; Bordiga, Silvia: EXAFS wavelet transform analysis of Cu-MOR zeolites for the direct methane to methanol conversion. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP 2020, 22, 18950-18963

Pappas, Dimitrios; Kvande, Karoline; Kalyva, Maria Evangelou; Dyballa, Michael Martin; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Arstad, Bjørnar; Borfecchia, Elisa; Bordiga, Silvia; Olsbye, Unni; Beato, Pablo; Svelle, Stian: Influence of Cu-speciation in mordenite on direct methane to methanol conversion: Multi-Technique characterization and comparison with NH3 selective catalytic reduction of NOx. Catalysis Today, 2020,

Endre Fenes, Yanying Qi, Hongfei Ma, Kumar R. Rout, Terje Fuglerud, Marco Piccinini, De Chen: Prediction and Tuning of the Defects in the Redox Catalysts: Ethylene Oxychlorination. ChemCatChem, 2020,

Hongfei Ma, Guoyan Ma, Yanying Qi, Yalan Wang, Qingjun Chen, Kumar R. Rout, Terje Fuglerud, and De Chen: Nitrogen-Doped Carbon-Assisted One-pot Tandem Reaction for Vinyl Chloride Production via Ethylene Oxychlorination. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2020, 59, 49, 22080-22085 

Ma, Hongfei; Wang, Yalan; Qi, Yanying; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Chen, De. Critical Review of Catalysis for Ethylene Oxychlorination. ACS Catalysis, 2020, 10, 16, 9299–9319

Ma, Hongfei; Fenes, Endre; Qi, Yanying; Wang, Yalan; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Fuglerud, Terje; Chen, De. Understanding of K and Mg co-promoter effect in ethylene oxychlorination by operando UV–vis-NIR spectroscopy. Catalysis Today 2020.

Qi, Y.; Fenes, E.; Ma, H.; Wang, Y.; Rout, K. R.; Fuglerud, T.; Piccinini, M.; Chen, D., Cluster-Size-Dependent Interaction between Ethylene and CuCl2 Clusters Supported via γ-Alumina. J Phys Chem C 2020, 124, 19, 10430–10440

Qi, Y.; Fenes, E.; Ma, H.; Wang, Y.; Ranjan Rout, K.; Fuglerud, T.; Piccinini, M.; Chen, D., Origin of potassium promotion effects on CuCl2/γ-Al2O3 catalyzed ethylene oxychlorination. Appl Surf Sci 2020, 521, 146310

Karoline Kvande , Dimitrios K. Pappas, Michael Dyballa, Carlo Buono, Matteo Signorile, Elisa Borfecchia, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Bjørnar Arstad, Silvia Bordiga, Gloria Berlier, Unni Olsbye, Pablo Beato and Stian Svelle, Comparing the Nature of Active Sites in Cu-loaded SAPO-34 and SSZ-13 for the Direct Conversion of Methane to Methanol, Catalysts 2020, 10(2), 191


Wang, Yalan; Wang, Hongmin; Dam, Anh Hoang; Xiao, Ling; Qi, Yanying; Niu, Juntian; Yang, Jia; Zhu, Yi-An; Holmen, Anders; Chen, De, Understanding effects of Ni particle size on steam methane reforming activity by combined experimental and theoretical analysis. Catalysis Today 2020, Volume 355, 139-147

Wang, Yalan; Xiao, Ling; Qi, Yanying; Mahmoodinia, Mehdi; Feng, Xiang; Yang, Jia; Zhu, Yi-An; Chen, De, Towards rational catalyst design: boosting the rapid prediction of transition-metal activity by improved scaling relations. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP 2019; Volume 21(35), 19269-19280 

Brogaard, Rasmus Yding; Kømurcu, Mustafa; Dyballa, Michael Martin; Botan, Alexandru; Van Speybroeck, Veronique; Olsbye, Unni; De Wispelaere, Kristof., Ethene Dimerization on Zeolite-Hosted Ni Ions: Reversible Mobilization of the Active Site. ACS Catalysis 2019; Volume 9(6), 5645-5650 

Kvande, Karoline: A Study of Cu-loaded SAPO-34 for the Direct Conversion of Methane to Methanol. Master thesis, University of Oslo, 2019, 119 s

Qi, Yanying; Aaserud, Christian; Yang, Jia; Holmen, Anders; Chen, De, Promotional effect of in-situ generated hydroxyl on olefin selectivity of Co-catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP 2019,  Volume 21(44), 24441-24448  

Qi, Yanying; Yang, Jia; Holmen, Anders; Chen, De, Investigation of C1+C1 Coupling Reactions in Cobalt-Catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis by Combined DFT and Kinetic Isotope Study. Catalysts 2019, 9(6), 551

Dam, Anh Hoang; Wang, Hongmin; Dehghan-Niri, Roya; Yu, Xiaofeng; Walmsley, John; Holmen, Anders; Yang, Jia; Chen, De, Methane activation on bimetallic catalysts: properties and functions of surface Ni-Ag alloy. ChemCatChem 2019, 11(15), 3401-3412

Hjorth, Ida; Nord, Magnus; Rønning, Magnus; Yang, Jia; Chen, De, Electrochemical reduction of CO2 to synthesis gas on CNT supported CuxZn1-x O catalysts. Catalysis Today 2019, 357, 311-321 

Weststrate, Kees-Jan; Mahmoodinia, Mehdi; Farstad, Mari Helene; Svenum, Ingeborg-Helene; Strømsheim, Marie Døvre; Niemantsverdriet, Hans; Venvik, Hilde Johnsen. Interaction of hydrogen with flat (0001) and corrugated (11–20) and (10–12) cobalt surfaces: Insights from experiment and theory. Catalysis Today 2020, 342, 124-130

Fjellvåg, Asbjørn Slagtern; Waller, David; Skjelstad, Johan; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen. Grain Reconstruction of Pd and Pd/Ni Alloys for Platinum Catchment, Johnson Matthey technology review 2019, 63.(4)  236-246

Dyballa, M.; Thorshaug, K.; Pappas, D.; Borfecchia, E.; Kvande, K.; Bordiga, S.; Berlier, G.; Lazzarina, A.; Olsbye, U.; Beato, P.; Svelle, S.; Arstad, B. Zeolite surface methoxy groups as key intermediates in the stepwise conversion of methane to methanol, ChemCatChem 2019,

Pappas, Dimitrios; Borfecchia, Elisa; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Lazzarini, Andrea; Gutterød, Emil Sebastian; Dyballa, Michael Martin; Martini, Andrea; Berlier, Gloria; Bordiga, Silvia; Lamberti, Carlo; Arstad, Bjørnar; Olsbye, Unni; Beato, Pablo; Svelle, Stian. Cu-Exchanged Ferrierite Zeolite for the Direct CH4 to CH3OH Conversion: Insights on Cu Speciation from X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy. Topics in catalysis 2019, 62, pages 712–723

Kumar, Susmit; Waller, David; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen. Development of custom made bimetallic alloy model systems based on platinum-rhodium for heterogeneous catalysis. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 2019 ;Volume 786. p. 1021-1029 

Salman, Ata ul Rauf; Hyrve, Signe Marit; Regli, Samuel K.; Zubair, Muhammad; Enger, Bjørn Christian; Lødeng, Rune; Waller, David; Rønning, Magnus. Catalytic Oxidation of NO over LaCo1−xBxO3 (B = Mn, Ni) Perovskites for Nitric Acid production. Catalysts 2019 ;Volume 9(5), 429

S. Lervold, K. Arnesen, N. Beck, R. Lødeng, J. Yang, K. Bingen, J. Skjelstad, H. J. Venvik: Morphology and Activity of Electrolytic Silver Catalyst for Partial Oxidation of Methanol to Formaldehyde Under Different Exposures and Oxidation Reactions, Topics in Catalysis  2019, Volum 62 (7-11) s. 699-711

S. Bundli, P. Dhak, M. Jensen, A. E. Gunnæs, P.D. Nguyen, H. Fjellvåg, A. O. Sjåstad Controlled alloying of Pt-Rh nanoparticles by the polyol approach, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 779, 2019, 879-885.

Michael Dyballa, Dimitrios K. Pappas, Karoline Kvande, Elisa Borfecchia, Bjørnar Arstad, Pablo Beato, Unni Olsbye, and Stian Svelle On How Copper Mordenite Properties Govern the Framework Stability and Activity in the Methane-to-Methanol Conversion ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 365−37.

Kirill A. Lomachenko, Andrea Martini, Dimitrios Pappas, Chiara Negri, Michael Dyballa, G Berlier, Silvia Bordiga, Carlo Lamberti, Unni Olsbye, Stian Svelle, Pablo Beato, Elisa Borfecchia, The impact of reaction conditions and material composition on the stepwise methane to methanol conversion over Cu-MOR: an operando XAS study Catalysis Today, Volume 336, 1 October 2019, Pages 99-108

Dimitrios K. Pappas, Elisa Borfecchia, Michael Dyballa, Kirill A. Lomachenko, Andrea Martini, Gloria Berlier, Bjørnar Arstad, Carlo Lamberti, Silvia Bordiga, Unni Olsbye, Stian Svelle, and Pablo Beato, Understanding and Optimizing the Performance of Cu-FER for The Direct CH4 to CH3OH Conversion, ChemCatChem, 11, 2019, 621-627.


Baidoo, M. F., Fenes, E., Rout, K. R., Fuglerud, T., Chen, D., On the effects of K and La co-promotion on CuCl2/γ-Al2O3 catalysts for the oxychlorination of ethylene, Catalysis Today, 2018, 299, 164.

C. Buono , A. Martini, I. A. Pankin, D. K. Pappas, C. Negri, K. Kvande, K. A. Lomachenko, E. Borfecchia* Local structure of Cu(I) ions in the MOR zeolite: a DFT-assisted XAS study Radiation Physics and Chemistry (10.1016/j.radphyschem.2018.12.031)

Zheng, Jian; Ivashenko, Oleksii; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Groot, Irene M. N. O. Sjåstad, Anja O., Roadmap for Modeling RhPt/Pt(111) Catalytic Surfaces, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018; Volum 122.(46) p. 26430-26437

Borfecchia, Elisa; Beato, Pablo; Svelle, Stian; Olsbye, Unni; Lamberti, Carlo and Bordiga, Silvia Cu-CHA – a model system for applied selective redox catalysis, Chem. Soc. Rev., 2018, Volume 47.(22) p. 8097-8133

Pappas, Dimitrios K.; Martini, Andrea; Dyballa, Michael; Kvande, Karoline; Teketel, Shewangizaw; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Baran, Rafal; Glatzel, Pieter; Arstad, Bjørnar; Berlier, Gloria; Lamberti, Carlo; Bordiga, Silvia; Olsbye, Unni; Svelle, Stian; Beato, Pablo and Borfecchia, Elisa, The nuclearity of the active site for methane to methanol conversion in Cu-mordenite: a quantitative assessment, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, Volum 140.(45) p. 15270-1527818

Borfecchia, Elisa; Pappas, Dimitrios K.; Dyballa, Michael; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Negri, Chiara; Signorile, Matteo; Berlier, Gloria, Evolution of active sites during selective oxidation of methane to methanol over Cu-CHA and Cu-MOR zeolites as monitored by operando XAS, Catalysis Today, 2018, Volume 333, p.17-27

Salman, Ata ul Rauf; Enger, Bjørm Christian; Auvray, Xavier; Lødeng, Rune; Menon, Mohan; Waller, David; Rønning, Magnus, The Catalytic oxidation of NO to NO2 for nitric acid production over a Pt/Al2O3 catalyst, Applied Catalysis A, General, 2018, Volume 564, p.142-146

Mom, Rik V.; Ivashenko, Oleksii; Frenken, Joost W.M.; Groot, Irene M.N.; Sjåstad, Anja O., The Nucleation, Alloying, and Stability of Co-Re Bimetallic Nanoparticles on Al2O3/NiAl(110), J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 16, 8967-8975

Dyballa, Michael; Pappas, Dimitrios K.; Borfecchia, Elisa; Beato, Pablo; Olsbye, Unni; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Arstad, Bjørnar; Svelle, Stian, Tuning the material and catalytic properties of SUZ-4 zeolites for the conversion of methanol or methane, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2018, 265, 112-122


Atzori, Cesare; Shearer, Greig Charles; Maschio, Lorenzo; Civalleri, Bartolomeo; Bonino, Francesca; Lamberti, Carlo; Svelle, Stian; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Bordiga, Silvia. Effect of Benzoic Acid as a Modulator in the Structure of UiO-66: An Experimental and Computational Study. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2017 ;Volum 121.(17) s. 9312-9324

Venvik, Hilde Johnsen; Yang, Jia, Catalysis in microstructured reactors - Short review on smallscale syngas production and further conversion into methanol, DME and Fischer-Tropsch products, Catalysis Today, 2017, 285, 135-146

Yanying Qi, Cristian Ledesma, Jia Yang, Xuezhi Duan, Yi-An Zhu, Anders Holmen, De Chen, Adsorption energy-driven carbon number-dependent olefin to paraffin ratio in cobalt-catalyzed Fischer-Tropsch synthesis, Journal of Catalysis, 2017, 349, 110–117

Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Baidoo, Martina Francisca; Fenes, Endre; Zhu, Jun; Fuglerud, Terje; Chen, De, Understanding of potassium promoter effects on oxychlorination of ethylene by operando spatial-time resolved UV–vis–NIR spectrometry, Journal of Catalysis, 2017, 352, 218-228

Pappas, Dimitrios; Borfecchia, Elisa; Dyballa, Michael Martin; Pankin, Ilia A.; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Martini, Andrea; Signorile, Matteo; Teketel, Shewangizaw; Arstad, Bjørnar; Berlier, Gloria; Lamberti, Carlo; Bordiga, Silvia; Olsbye, Unni; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Svelle, Stian; Beato, Pablo, Methane to methanol: structure-activity relationships for Cu-CHA, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2017, 139, 42, 14961-14975

Pappas, Dimitrios; Borfecchia, Elisa; Dyballa, Michael Martin; Pankin, Ilia A.; Lomachenko, Kirill A.; Martini, Andrea; Signorile, Matteo; Teketel, Shewangizaw; Arstad, Bjørnar; Berlier, Gloria; Lamberti, Carlo; Bordiga, Silvia; Olsbye, Unni; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Svelle, Stian; Beato, Pablo, XAS reveals structure-activity relationships for the Methane-to-Methanol conversion over Cu-zeolites, ESRF Highlights 2017, 49-51


Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Fenes, Endre; Baidoo, Martina Francisca; Abdollahi, Reza; Fuglerud, Terje; Chen, De, Highly Active and Stable CeO2-Promoted CuCl2/Al2O3 Oxychlorination Catalysts Developed by Rational Design Using a Rate Diagram of the Catalytic Cycle, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 7030-7039

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Bjørgen, Morten; Eilertsen, Heidi; Gjengedal, Elin Lovise Folven; Maarten, Aerts; Svelle, Stian, Bruk av kontrollkort i kjemilaboratoriet – hvorfor, hvordan og hvordan ikke. Kjemi 2019 ;Volum 3. s. 22-27

Pablo Beato, Cleaning up Methane, ESRF News 2018, p. 29

Rønning, Magnus, A catalyst for discussion, ESRF News, 2017, March 15

Venvik, Hilde Johnsen; Lødeng, Rune, Feil om katalysatorer, 2016, Dagens næringsliv

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iCSI in numbers


  • 97 publications

  • 5 keynotes / invited lectures so far in 2023
  • keynotes / invited lectures in 2022
  • 9 keynotes / invited lectures in 2021
  • 2 keynotes / invited lectures in 2020
  • 9 plenary and invited lectures at international Conferences in 2019