Wuille Bille, B. A.; Kundmann, A. C.; Osterloh, F. E.*; Velázquez, J. M.*, “Ln10S14O (Ln = La, Pr, Nd, Sm) Oxysulfides: A Series of Direct n-Type Semiconductors, Chemistry of Materials, 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c01244 View Abstract

Hyler, F. P.; Wuille Bille, B. A.; Ortiz-Rodriguez, J. C.; Sanz-Matias, A.; Roychoudhury, S.; Perryman, J. T.; Patridge, C. J.; Singstock, N. R.; Musgrave, C. B.; Prendergast, D. G.* and Velazquez, J. M.*, “X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Insights on the Structure Anisotropy and Charge Transfer in Chevrel phase chalcogenides”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2022, (Accepted) DOI: 10.1039/D1CP04851A. View Abstract

Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.C and Velazquez, J.M.*, “Structure–Reactivity Relationships in Chevrel phase electrocatalysts for small–molecule reduction reactions”, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 2022, 34, 101002. View Abstract

Hussain, F.; Janisse, S. E.; Heffern, M. C.; Kinyua, M.; Velázquez, J. M., Adsorption of perfluorooctanic acid from water by pH-modulated Brönsted acid and base sites in mesoporous hafnium oxide ceramics, iScience 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isci.2022.104138 (Featured in “Interactions with PFAS in the lab, in the environment, and every day” special issue). View Abstract

Hill, C.M.*; Mendoza-Cortez, J.L.*; Velázquez. J.M.* and Whittaker-Brooks, L.*, Multi-dimensional designer catalysts for negative emissions science (NES): bridging the gap between synthesis, simulations, and analysis, iScience 2022, doi.org/10.1016/j.isci. 2021.103700 View Abstract


Stagg, O.; Morris, K.; Lam, Andy.; Navrotsky, A.; Velázquez. J.M.; Schacherl, B.; Vitova, T.; Rothe, J.; Galanzew, J.; Neuman, A.; Lythgoe, P.; Abrahamsen-Millis, L. and Shaw, S.*, Fe(II) Induced Reduction of Incorporated U(VI) to U(V) in Goethite, Environmental Science and Technology 2021, doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.1c06197 View Abstract

Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.C.; Brinkman, H.; Ngalankong, L.; Enderle, B.* and Velázquez, J.M.*, Promoting Inclusive and Culturally Responsive Teaching Using Co-classes for General Chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education 2021, doi.org/10.1021/acs.jchemed.1c00339 (Soon to be featured in a special issue on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect in Chemistry Education Research and Practice).  View Abstract

Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.C.; Perryman, J.T. and Velázquez, J.M.*, Charge Transport Dynamics in Microwave Synthesized One-Dimensional Molybdenum Chalcogenides, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2021, 60, 45, 16153–16161 (I&EC Research’s 2021 Class of Influential Researchers Issue) View Abstract

Perryman, J.T. and Velázquez, J.M.*, Design Principles for Multinary Chalcogenides: Toward Programmable Reactivity in Energy Conversion, Chemistry of Materials 2021, 33 (18), 7133-7147 (Invited Perspective: Up and Coming Early Career Scientist Issue) View Abstract

Lam, A.; Hyler, F.; Olwen, S.; Katherine M.; Samual, S.; Velázquez, J. M.; Navrotsky, A. Synthesis and thermodynamics of uranium-incorporated α-Fe2O3 nanoparticles. Journal of Nuclear Materials 2021, 556, 153172. View Abstract

Singstock, N.R.; Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.C.; Perryman, J.T.; Sutton, C.; Velázquez, J.M.*; Musgrave, C.B.*, Machine Learning Guided Synthesis of Multinary Chevrel Phase Chalcogenides, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2021, 143 (24), 9113–9122. View Abstract


Lilova, K.*; Perryman, J.*; Singstock, N.*; Subramani, M.; Lam, A.; Yoo, R.; Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.; Musgrave, C.*; Navrotsky, A.*; Velázquez, J. M.*, A Synergistic Approach to Unraveling the Thermodynamic Stability of Binary and Ternary Chevrel-Phase Sulfides, Chemistry of Materials2020, 32 (16), 7044-7051. View Abstract

Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.*; Singstock, N.*; Perryman, J.; Hyler, F.; Jones, S.; Holder, A.; Musgrave, C.*; Velázquez, J. M.*, Stabilizing Hydrogen Adsorption Through Theory-Guided Substitution in Chevrel-Phase Mo6X(X=S, Se, Te) Electrocatalysts, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces2020, 12 (32) 35995-36003. View Abstract

Hussain, F.; Zamora, J.; Ferrer, I. F.; Kinyua, M.; Velázquez, J. M., Adsorption of Crude Oil from Crude Oil-Water Emulsion by Mesoporous Hafnium Oxide Ceramics, Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2020, 6, 2035-2042. View Abstract

Perryman, J. T.; Kulkarni, A. R.; Velázquez, J.M., Direct Solid-State Nucleation and Charge-Transport Dynamics of Alkali Metal-Intercalated M2Mo6S6 (M = K, Rb, Cs) Nanorods. Journal of Materials Chemistry C 2020, 8, 10742-10748 (Featured on the Inside Back Cover of Emerging Investigators Special Issue) View Abstract

Zaheer, W.; Andrews, J. L.; Parija, A.; Hyler, F. P.;  Jaye, C.; Weiland, C.; Yu, Y.; Shapiro, D. A.; Fischer, D. A.; Guo, J.; Velázquez, J. M.; Banerjee S., Reversible Room-Temperature Fluoride-Ion Insertion in a Tunnel-Structured Transition Metal Oxide Host. ACS Energy Letters 2020, 5 (8), 2520-2526. View Abstract

Perryman, J. T.; Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.C.; Jude, J.W.; Hyler, F.P.; Davis, R.C.; Mehta, A.; Kulkarni, A. R.; Patridge, C. J.; Velázquez, J. M., Metal-promoted Mo6S8 clusters: a platform for probing ensemble effects on the electrochemical conversion of CO2 and CO to methanol. Materials Horizons 2020, 7 (1), 193-202. View Abstract


Perryman, J. T., Hyler, F. H., Ortiz-Rodríguez, J.C., Apurva, M., Kulkarni, A. R., Velázquez, J. M., X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy Study of the Electronic Structure and Local Coordination of 1st Row Transition Metal-Promoted Chevrel-Phase Sulfides. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2019, 72, 1322-1335 (Featured on front cover of Emerging Leader Special Issue) View Abstract


Francis, S. A.*; Velázquez, J. M.*; Ferrer, I. M.; Torelli, D. A.; Guevarra, D.; McDowell, M. T.; Sun, K.; Zhou, X.; Saadi, F. H.; John, J.; Richter, M. H.; Hyler, F. P.; Papadantonakis, K. M.; Brunschwig, B. S.; Lewis, N. S., Reduction of aqueous CO2 to 1-Propanol at MoS2 electrodes. Chemistry of Materials 2018, 30, 15, 4902-4908. View Abstract


Wiensch, J. D.; John, J.; Velázquez, J. M.; Torelli, D. A.; Pieterick, A. P.; McDowell, M. T.; Lewis, N. S., Comparative Study in Acidic and Alkaline Media of the Effects of pH and Crystallinity on the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction on MoS2 and MoSe2. ACS Energy Letters, 2017, 2(10), 2234-2238. View Abstract


Velázquez, J. M. *; John, J. *; Esposito, D.; Pieterick A.; Pala, R. A.; Sun, G.; Zhou, Z; Ardo, S.; Soriaga, M. P.; Brunschwig, B. S.; Lewis, N. S., A Scanning Probe Investigation of the Role of Surface Motifs in the Behavior of p-WSe2 Photocathodes. Energy & Environmental Science 2016, 9 (1), 164-175. View Abstract

Baricuatro, J. H.; Saadi, F. H.; Carim, A. I.; Velázquez, J. M.; Kim, Y. G.; Soriaga, M. P., Influence of Redox-Inactive Cations on the Structure and Electrochemical Reactivity of Synthetic Birnessite, a Heterogeneous Analog for the Oxygen-Evolving Complex. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120 (29), 15618-15631. View Abstract

Horrocks, G. A.; Braham, E. J.; Liang, Y.; De Jesus, L. R.; Jude, J.; Velázquez, J. M.; Prendergast, D.; Banerjee, S., Vanadium K-edge X-ray absorption spectroscopy as a probe of the heterogeneous lithiation of V2O5: first-principles modeling and principal component analysis. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120 (42), 23922-23932. View Abstract


Esposito, D. V.; Baxter, J. B.; John, J.; Lewis, N. S.; Moffat, T. P.; Ogitsu, T.; O’Neil, G. D.; Pham, T. A.; Talin, A. A.; Velázquez, J. M.; Wood, B. C., Methods of Photoelectrode Characterization with High Spatial and Temporal Resolution. Energy & Environmental Science 2015, 8 (10), 2863-2885. View Abstract

Berweger, S.; Weber, J. C.; John, J.; Velázquez, J. M.; Pieterick, A.; Sanford, N. A.; Davydov, A. V.; Brunschwig, B.; Lewis, N. S.; Wallis, T. M.; Kabos, P., Microwave Near-Field Imaging of Two-Dimensional Semiconductors. Nano Letters 201515 (2), 1122-1127. View Abstract

Soriaga, M. P.; Baricuatro, J. H.; Cummins, K. D.; Kim, Y.-G.; Saadi, F. H.; Sun, G.; McCrory, C. C. L.; McKone, J. R.; Velázquez, J. M.; Ferrer, I. M.; Carim, A. I.; Javier, A.; Chmielowiec, B.; Lacy, D. C.; Gregoire, J. M.; Sanabria-Chinchilla, J.; Amashukeli, X.; Royea, W. J.; Brunschwig, B. S.; Hemminger, J. C.; Lewis, N. S.; Stickney, J. L., Electrochemical Surface Science Twenty Years Later: Expeditions Into the Electrocatalysis of Reactions at the Core of Artificial Photosynthesis. Surface Science 2015, 631, 285-294. View Abstract


Saadi, F. H.; Carim, A. I.; Velázquez, J. M.; Soriaga, M. P.; Lewis, N. S.; Operando Synthesis of Macroporous Molybdenum Diselenide Films for Electrocatalysis of the Hydrogen-Evolution ReactionACS Catalysis 20144 (9), 2866-2873View Abstract

Spurgeon, J. M.; Velázquez, J. M.; McDowell, M. T., Improving O2 Production of WO3 Photoanodes with IrO2 in Acidic Aqueous Electrolyte. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2014, 16 (8), 3623-3631. View Abstract

Velázquez, J. M.; Saadi, F.; Pieterick, A.; Spurgeon, J. M.; Soriaga, M. P.; Brunschwig, B. S.; Lewis, N. S., Synthesis and Hydrogen-Evolution Activity of Tungsten Selenide Thin Films Deposited on Tungsten Foils. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2014, 716, 45-48. View Abstract


Horrocks, G. A.; Likely, M. F.; Velázquez, J. M.; Banerjee, S., Finite Size Effects on the Structural Progression Induced by Lithiation of V2O5: A Combined Diffraction and Raman Spectroscopy Study. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2013, 1 (48), 15265-15277. View Abstract

Velázquez, J. M.; Baskaran, S.; Gaikwad, A. V.; Ngo-Duc, T.-T.; He, X.; Oye, M. M.; Meyyappan, M.; Rout, T. K.; Fu, J. Y.; Banerjee, S., Effective Piezoelectric Response of Substrate-Integrated ZnO Nanowire Array Devices on Galvanized Steel. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 20135 (21), 10650-10657. View Abstract


Velázquez, J. M.; Gaikwad , A. V.; Rout, T. K.; Baier, R. E.; Furlani, E. S.; Banerjee, S., Nanotexturation-Induced Extreme Wettability of an Elemental Tellurium Coating. Journal of Materials Chemistry  2011, 22 (8), 3335-3339. (Featured as the front cover) View Abstract

Velázquez, J. M.; Gaikwad , A. V.; Rout, T. K.; Rzayev, J.; Banerjee, S., A Substrate Integrated and Scalable Templated Approach Based on Rusted Steel for the Fabrication of Polypyrrole Nanotube Arrays. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2011, 3 (4), 1238-1244. View Abstract

Whittaker, L.*; Velázquez, J. M.*; Banerjee, S., A VO-Seeded Approach for the Growth of Star-Shaped VO2 and V2O5 Nanocrystals: Facile Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Elucidation of Electronic Structure. Cryst Eng Comm 2011, 13 (17), 5328-5336. (Also featured as the front cover, highlighted as a RSC Hot Article, included to the Crystal Clear Blog, and top ten most accessed article in June 2012) View Abstract


Velázquez, J. M.; Jaye, C.; Fischer, D. A.; Banerjee, S., Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy Studies of Single-Crystalline V2O5 Nanowire Arrays. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113 (18), 7639-7645. View Abstract

Velázquez, J. M.; Banerjee, S., Catalytic Growth of Single-Crystalline V2O5 Nanowire Arrays. Small 2009, 5 (9), 1025-1029. View Abstract

*- (joint first authors and joint corresponding authors)