Journal Publications

1. Drout, Riki J.; Otake, Kenichi; Howarth, Ashlee J.; Islamoglu, Timur; Xiao, Chengliang; Wang, Shuao; and Farha, Omar K. Efficient capture of perrhenate and pertechnectate by a mesoporous Zr metal-organic framework and examination of anion binding motifs. Chemistry of Materials, 30, 1277-1284 (January 2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b04619

2. Vanagas, Nicole A.; Wacker, Jennifer N.; Rom, Christopher L.; Glass, Elliot N.; Colliard, Ian; Qiao, Yusen; Bertke, Jeffrey A.; Van Keuren Edward; Schelter, Eric J.; Nyman, May; and Knope, Karah E. Solution and solid state structural chemistry of Th(IV) and U(IV) 4-hydroxybenzoates. Inorganic Chemistry, 57, 7259-7269 (June 2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b00919

3. Hickam, Sarah; Aksenov, Sergey M.; Dembowski, Mateusz; Perry, Samuel N.; Traustason, Hrafn; Russell, Meghan, and Burns, Peter C. Complexity of uranyl peroxide cluster speciation from alkali-directed oxidative dissolution of uranium dioxide. Inorganic Chemistry, 57, 9296-9305 (July 2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01299

4. Li, Jie; Dai, Xing; Zhu, Lin; Xu, Chao; Zhang, Duo; Silver, Mark A.; Li, Peng; Chen, Lanhua; Li, Yongzhong; Zuo, Douwen; Zhang, Hui; Xiao, Chengliang; Chen, Jing; Diwu, Juan; Farha, Omar K.; Albrecht-Schmitt, Thomas E.; Chai, Zhifang, and Wang, Shuao.  99TcO4-remediation by a cationic polymeric network. Nature Communications, 9, Article number: 3007 (August 2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05380-5

5. Drout, Riki J.; Howarth, Ashlee J.; Otake, Ken-ichi; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K. Efficient extraction of inorganic selenium from water by a Zr metal-organic framework: Investigation of volumetric uptake capacity and binding motifs. CrystEngComm, 20, 6140-6145 (August 2018). DOI: 10.1039/c8ce00992a

6. Islamoglu, Timur; Ray, Debmalya; Li, Peng; Majewski, Marek B.; Akpinar, Isil; Zhang, Xuan; Cramer, Christopher J.; Gagliardi, Laura; and Farha, Omar K.  From transition metals to lanthanides to actinides: Metal-mediated tuning of electronic properties of isostructural metal-organic frameworks. Inorganic Chemistry, 57, 13246-13251 (October 2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b01748

​7. Zhang, Lei; Dembowski, Mateusz; Arteaga, Ana; Hickam, Sarah; Martin, Nicolas P.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Nyman, May; and Burns, P.C. Energetic trends in monomer building blocks for uranyl peroxide clusters. Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 439-445 (December 2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b02661.

​8. Li, Penghao; Li, Peng; Ryder, Matthew R.; Liu, Zhichang; Stern, Charlotte L.; Farha, Omar K.; and Stoddart, J. Fraser.  Interpenetration isomerism of triptycene-based hydrogen-bonded organic frameworks. Angewandte Chem, Int. Ed., 131, 1678-1683 (February 2019). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201811263.

​​9. Drout, Riki J.; Robison, Lee; and Farha, Omar K. Catalytic applications of enzymes encapsulated in metal-organic frameworks. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 381, 151-160 (February 2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2018.11.009.

10. Hanna, Syliva L.; Zhang, Xuan; Otake, Ken-ichi; Drout, Riki J.; Li, Peng; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K.  Guest-dependent single-crystal-to-single-crystal phase transitions in a two-dimensional uranyl-based metal-organic framework. Crystal Growth and Design, 19, 506-512 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b01689.

​11. Sigmon, G.E. and Hixon, A.E. Extension of the plutonium oxide nanocluster family to include {Pu16} and {Pu22}. Chemistry, A European Journal, 25, 2463-2466 (February 2019). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201805605.

12. Robison, Lee; Zhang, Lin; Drout, Riki J.; Li, Peng; Haney, Chad R.; Brikha Anlil; Noh, Hyunho; Mehdi, B. Layla; Browning, Nigel D.; Dravid, Vinayak P.; Cui, Qun; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K. A bismuth metal-organic framework as a contrast agent for X-ray computed tomography. ACS Applied BioMaterials, 2, 1197-1203 (February 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.8b00778.

13. ​Li, Peng; Goswami, Subhadip; Otake, Ken-ichi; Wang, Xingjie; Chen, Zhijie; Hanna, Sylvia L.; and Farha, Omar K. Stabilization of an unprecedented hexanuclear secondary building unit in a thorium-based metal-organic framework. Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 3586-3590 (February 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.8b03511.

​14. Arteaga, Ana; Zhang, Lei; Hickam, Sarah; Dembowski, Mateusz; Burns, P.C.; and Nyman, May. Uranyl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion. Chemistry, A European Journal, 25, 6087-6091 (March 2019). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201806227.

​15. Li, Peng; Wang, Xingjie; Otake, Ken-ichi; Lyu, Jiafei; Hanna, Sylvia L.; Islamoglu, Timur, and Farha, Omar K.  Synthetic control of thorium polyoxo-clusters in metal-organic frameworks toward new thorium-based materials. ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2, 2260-2265 (March 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.9b00188.

​16. Hickam, S.; Breier, J.; Cripe, Y.; Cole, E.; Burns, P.C. Effects of H2O2 concentration on formation of uranyl peroxide species probed by dissolution of uranium nitride and uranium dioxide.  Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 5858-5864 (April 2019). DOI: 10.1021.acs.inorgchem.9b00231.

​17. Lobeck, H.L.; Traustason, H.; Julien, P.A.; FitzPatrick, J.R.; Mana, S.; Szymanowski, J.E.S.; Burns, P.C. In situ Raman spectroscopy of uranyl peroxide nanoscale cage clusters under hydrothermal conditions.  Dalton Transactions, 22, 7755-7765 (April 2019). DOI: 10.1039/C9DT01529A.

18. Lobeck, Haylie L.; Isner, Jordan K.; and Burns, P.C. Transformation of uranyl peroxide studtite, [(UO2)(O2)(H2O)2](H2O)2, to soluble nanoscale cage clusters. Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 6781-6789 (May 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00230.​

​19. Sadergaski, Luke R.; Perry, Samuel N.; Tholen, Luke R.; and Hixon, Amy E. Evidence for non-electrostatic interactions between a pyrophosphate-functionalized uranyl peroxide nanocluster and iron (hydr)oxide minerals. Environmental Science Processes and Impacts, 21, 1174-1183 (June 2019) DOI: 10.1039/c9em00130e.

20. Sheng, Daopeng; Zhu, Lin; Dai, Xing; Xu, Chao; Li, Peng; Pearce, Carolyn I.; Xiao, Chengliang; Chen, Jing; Zhou, Ruhong; Duan, Tao; Farha, Omar K.; Chai, Zhifang; and Wang, Shuao. Successful decontamination of 99TcO4- in groundwater at legacy nuclear sites by a cationic metal-organic framework with hydrophobic pockets. Angewandte Chemie, 58, 4968-4972 (Feb 2019). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201814640.

​21. Chen, Zhijie; Hanna, Sylvia L.; Redfern, Louis R.; Alezi, Dalal; Islamoglu, Timur; and Farha, Omar K. Reticular chemistry in the rational synthesis of functional zirconium cluster-based MOFs. Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 386, 32-49 (January 2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2019.01.017.

​22. Guo, Qing-Hui; Liu, Zhichang; Li, Peng; Shen, Dengke; Xu, Yaobin; Ryder, Matthew R.; Chen, Haoyuan; Stern, Charlotte L.; Malliakas, Christos D.; Zhang, Xuan; A Hierarchical nanoporous diamondoid superstructure. Chem, 5, 2353-2364 (September 2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2019.06.011.

​23. Chong, Saehwa; Aksenov, Sergey M.; Dal Bo, Fabrice; Perry, Samuel N.; Dimakopoulou, Foteini; and Burns, P.C. Framework polymorphism and molecular crystal structures of uranyl vanadates of divalent cations: Synthesis and characterization of M(UO2)(V2O7) (M=Ca, Sr) and Sr3(UO2)(V2O7)2. ZAAC, 645, 981-987 (August 2019). DOI: 10.1002/zaac.201900092.

​24. Gilson, Sara; Li, Peng; Szymanowski, J.E.S.; White, Jacob; Ray, Debmalya; Gagliardi, Laura; Farha, Omar K.; and Burns, P.C.  In situ formation of unprecedented neptunium-oxide wheel clusters stabilized in a metal-organic framework. JACS, 141, 11842-11846 (July 2019). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b06187.

​25. Wacker, Jennifer N.; Vasiliu, Monica; Colliard, Ian; Ayscue III, R. Lee; Han, Sae Young; Bertke, Jeffrey A.; Nyman, May; Dixon, David A.; and Knope, Karah E.  Monomeric and trimeric thorium chlorides isolated from acidic aqueous solution. Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 10871-10882 (August 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01238.

26. Hickam, Sarah; Ray, Debmalya; Szymanowski, J.E.S.; Li, Ru-Ye, Dembowski, Mateusz; Smith, Philip; Gagliardi, Laura, and Burns, P.C. Neptunyl peroxide chemistry: Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of a neptunyl triperoxide compound, Ca2[Np)2(O2)3].(H2O). Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 12264-12271 (August 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b01712.

​27. Fairley, Melissa; Myers, Nicholas M.; Szymanowski, J.E.S.; Sigmon, Ginger E.; Burns, P.C.; and LaVerne, Jay. Stability of solid uranyl peroxides under irradiation. Inorganic Chemistry, 58, 14112-14119 (September 2019). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02132.​


28. Shen, Dengke; Cooper, James A.; Li, Peng; Guo, Qing-Hui; Cai, Kang; Wang, Xingjie; Wu, Huang; Chen, Hongliang; Zhang, Long; Jiao, Yang; Qiu, Yunyan; Stern, Charlotte L.; Liu, Zhichang; Sue, Andrew C.-H.; Yang, Ying-Wei; Alsubaie, Fehaid M.; Farha, Omar K.; and Stoddart, J. Fraser. Organic counteranion co-assembly strategy for the formation of g-cyclodextrin-containing hybrid frameworks. Journal of the American Chemistry Society, 142, 2042-2050 (January 2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b12527.

29. Arteaga, Ana; Ray, Debmalya; Glass, Elliot; Martin, Nicolas P.; Zakharov, Lev N.; Gagliardi, Laura; and Nyman, May. The role of the organic solvent polarity in isolating uranyl peroxide capsule fragments. Inorganic Chemistry, 59, 1633-1641 (January 2020).
DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b02660.

30. Lobeck, Haylie; Balboni, Enrica; Parker, Connor, J.; Kohlgruber, Tsuyoshi A.; Xu, Mengyu; Boukdad, Sara; Ridder, Henry M.; Traustason, Hrafn; Isner, Jordan K.; Dzik, Ewa A.; and Burns, Peter C. Dissolution of poorly soluble phosphate phases in the metaautunite subgroup under uranyl peroxide cage cluster forming conditions. America Mineralogist, 105, 182-193 (February 2020). DOI: 10.2138/am-2020-7106.

31. Guo, Qing-Hui; Jia, Manping; Liu, Zhichang; Qiu, Yunyan; Chen, Hongliang; Shen, Dengke; Zhang, Xuan; Tu, Qing; Ryder, Matthew R.; Chen, Haoyuna; Li, Peng; Xi, Yaobin; Li, Penghao; Chen, Zhijie; Shekhawat, Gajendra S.; Dravid, Vinayak P.; Snurr, Randall Q.; Philp, Douglas; Sue, Andrew C.-H.; Farha, Omar K.; Rolandi, Marco; and Stoddart, J. Fraser. Single-crystal polycationic polymers obtained by single-crystal-to-single-crystal photopolymerication. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, 6180-6187 (February 2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b13790.

32. Knapp, Julia G.; Zhang, Xuan; Elkin, Tatyana; Wolfsberg, Laura E.; Hanna, Sylvia L.; Son, Florencia A.; Scott, Brian L.; and Farha, Omar K. Single crystal structure and photocatalytic behavior of grafted uranyl on the Zr-node of a pyrene-based metal-organic
framework. CrystEngComm, 22, 2097-2102 (February 2020). DOI: 10.1039/C9CE02034A.

33. Chen, Zhijie; Li, Penghao; Zhang, Xuan; Mian, Mohammad Rasel; Wang, Xingjie; Li, Peng; Liu, Zhichang; O’Keeffe, Michael; Stoddart, J. Fraser, and Farha, Omar K. Reticular exploration of uranium-based metal-organic frameworks with hexacarboxylate building units. Nano Research (January 2020). DOI: 10.1007/s12274-020-2690-3.

34. Hanna, Syliva L.; Rademacher, David X.; Hanson, Donald J.; Islamoglu, Timur; Olszewski, Alyssa K.; Nenoff, Tina M.; and Farha, Omar K. Structural features of zirconium-based metal-organic frameworks affecting radiolytic stability. Industrial and
Engineering Chemistry Research, 59, 7520-7526 (April 2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.9b06820.

35. Colliard, Ian; Morrison, Gregory; zur Loye, Hans-Conrad; and Nyman, May. Supramolecular assembly of U(IV) clusters and superatoms with unconventional counercations. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142, 9039-9047 (April 2020).
DOI. 10.1021/jacs.0c03041.

36. Hastings, Ashley M.; Ray, Debmalya; Jeong, WooSeok; Gagliardi, Laura; Farha, Omar K.; and Hixon, Amy E. Advancement of actinide metal-organic framework chemistry via synthesis of Pu-UiO-66. Journal of the American Chemical Soceity, 142, 9363-9371 (April 2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c01895.

37. Ray, Debmalya; Xie, Jing; White, Jacob; Sigmon, Ginger E.; Gagliardi, Laura; and Hixon, Amy E. Experimental and quantum mechanical characterization of an oxygen-bridged plutonium(IV) dimer. Chemistry, A European Journal, 26, 8115-8120 (March 2020). DOI: 10.1002/chem.202000638.

38. Zhang, Xuan; Li, Peng; Krzyaniak, Matthew; Knapp, Julia; Wasielewski, Michael R.; and Farha, Omar K. Stabilization of photocatalytically active uranyl species in a uranyl- organic framework for heterogeneous alkane fluorination drive by visible light. Inorganic Chemistry (2020). DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c00850.

39. Zhang, Xuan; Knapp, Julia G.; Hanna, Sylvia L.; Chen, Zhijie; Li, Peng; and Farha, Omar K. Coordination chemistry in the structural and functional exploration of actinide- based metal-organic frameworks. Bulletin of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, 75, 3- 12 (2020). DOI: 10.4019/bjscc.75.3.

40. Nyman, May and Colliard, Ian. Buidling [U (IV) 70 (OH) 36 (O) 64 ] 4- oxocluster frameworks with sulfate, transition metals and U(V). Chemistry A European Journal (2020). DOI: 10.1002/chem.202002403.

41. Gilson, Sara E.; Fairley, Melissa; Julien, Patrick; Oliver, Allen G.; Hanna, Sylvia L.; Arntz, Grace; Farha, Omar K.; LaVerne, Jay A.; and Burns. P.C. Unprecedented radiation resistant thorium-binapthol metal-organic framework. Journal of the American Chemical
Society (2020). DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c05272.


 

Other publications, conference papers and presentations

Year 1: October 2017 – September 2018.

1. Haylie Lobeck – UND – Poster, “Transformation of Uranyl Phosphate and Arsenate Minerals to Soluble Nanoscale Cage Clusters”, 2018 NNSA – Stewardship Science Academic Programs Symposium, Rockville, MD, USA; February 21, 2018.

2. Haylie Lobeck – UND – Oral Presentation, “Transformation of Poorly Soluble Uranium-Bearing Minerals into Soluble Uranyl Peroxide Cage Clusters”, Invited Speaker, Los Alamos National Lab - Carlsbad, Host: Dr. Donald T. Reed, Carlsbad, NM, USA; May 18, 2018.

3. Haylie Lobeck – UND – Oral Presentation, “Actinide Facilities at the University of Notre Dame and Exploring the Applications of Uranyl Peroxide Nanoscale Cage Clusters”, Invited Speaker, Advanced Materials Laboratory - Sandia National Laboratory, Hosts: Dr. Timothy J. Boyle and Dr. Tina M. Nenoff, Albuquerque, NM, USA; June 16, 2018.

4. Ian Colliard – OSU – Oral Presentation, "Synthesis and Investigation of Mononuclear Actinide POM Complexes", ACS NORM, at PNNL, Richland, WA, on June 24th-27th, 2018.

5. Jay A. LaVerne – UND - Poster, Radiation Stability of Uranyl Compounds, International Conference of Ionizing Processes, Annapolis, MD, July 22-27, 2018.

6. Haylie Lobeck – UND – Poster, "Exploring the Applications and Detection of Uranyl Peroxide Nanoscale Cage Clusters", Sandia National Laboratory Intern Poster Symposium, Albuquerque, NM, USA, July 25th, 2018.

7. Haylie Lobeck – UND – Oral Presentation, “Transformation of Sparingly Soluble Uranyl Mineral Phases to Highly Soluble Nanoscale Cage Clusters”, XXII Meeting of the International Mineralogical Association, Melbourne, Australia; August 15, 2018.

8. Ian Colliard – OSU – Oral Presentation, "Investigation of Heteronuclear Speciation of Low Valent Actinides" 2018 SACNAS: National Diversity in STEM conference, at San Antonio, TX, from October 11th-13th 2018.

9. Ana Arteaga, Lei Zhang, E. Glass, N. Martin, S. Hickam, LN Zakharov, and M. Nyamn – OSU – Oral Presentation – “Uranyl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion: A kinetic and thermochemical approach.” 2018 SACNAS National Conference.

10. Ana Arteaga, E. Glass, N. Martin, S. Hickam, L.N. and M. Nyman. – OSU – Webinar, “Fundamental understanding of the uranyl peroxide bond.” National Analytical Management Program (NAMP), U.S. Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office.

11. Ana Arteaga, E. Glass, L.N. Zakharov and M. Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, “Unrayl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion.” American Chemical Society 73rd Northwest Regional Meeting, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA.

12. Ana Arteaga, E. Glass, L.N. Zakharov and M. Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, “Unrayl peroxide capsule self-assembly in slow motion.” American Nuclear Society and Health Physics Society Student Winter Conference, Corvallis, OR.

13. Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Invited Lecture, American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, March 18, 2018.

14.Amy Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation, “Actinide Science at the University of Notre Dame”, New Orleans, LA, March 21, 2018.

15. May Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, invited, “The role of counterions for manipulating uranium nanocapsules in solution.” Spring MRS, April 2018, Phoenix, AZ.

16. Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, April 5, 2018.

17. Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Structures, Properties and Dynamics of Uranyl Peroxide Cage Clusters. Plenary Lecture. 18th Radiochemical Conference RadChem 2018, Marianske Lazne, Czech Republic, May 14, 2018.

18. Christina Louie, Sue Clark and Neil Ivory – WSU – Poster Presentation, “A new model to determine the intrinsic kinetics of the extraction across liquid-liquid interfaces.” INMM meeting, May 2018, Richland, WA. Received a second-place award for student posters.

19. May Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, invited, “Twenty years of collaboration for safe nuclear waste management and fundamental actinide chemistry.” NORM 2018, June 2018, Richland, WA.

20. Christina Louie – WSU – Oral Presentation, “A new approach to modeling the extraction of solute species across aqueous-organic interfaces to determine the intrinsic kinetics of interfacial phase transfer.” NORM Meeting at PNNL, June 2018, Richland, WA.

21. Samuel Perry – UND – Oral Presentation, “Intercalation of uranyl peroxide nanoclusters into layered double hydroxides.” Clay Minerals Society 2018 conference, Urbana IL, USA. June 2018.

22. Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Nanoscience of Uranium at Notre Dame. Cook Nuclear Power Plant, Michigan, June 14, 2018.

23. Omar Farha– NU – Oral Presentation,“Functional Metal–Organic Frameworks,” University of Wyoming, Wyoming. July 16, 2018. Summer Lecturer    

24. Jing Xie, H.A. Neal, J.E.S. Szymanowski, P.C. Burns, T.M. Alam, M. Nyman, and L. Gagliardi – UMN – poster, “Resolving confined 7Li dynamics of uranyl peroxide capsule U24,” Gordan Research Conference on Computational Chemistry, Mount Snow, West Dover, VT, USA. July 22-27, 2018. 

25. May Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation, invited, “Alkali-promoted reactivity in metal-oxo cluster formation.” Fall 2018 ACS, August 2018, Boston, MA.

26. Samuel Perry – UND – Oral Presentation, “Intercalation of uranyl peroxide nanoclusters into layered double hydroxides.”International Mineralogical Association 2018 conference, Melbourne VIC, Australia. August 2018.

27. Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy. Plenary Lecture. International Mineralogical Association, Melbourne, Australia, August 15, 2018.

28. Amy Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation, “Training Students within the Actinide Center of Excellence (ACE)”, Boston, MA, August 23, 2018.

29. Omar Farha– NU – Oral Presentation,“Functional Metal-Organic Framework Materials,” Texas Tech University, Texas, September 3, 2018. Invited by the Chemistry Graduate Student Organization.

30. Omar Farha– NU – Oral Presentation,“Functional Metal-Organic Frameworks,” University of Louisville, Kentucky, September 6, 2018. Inaugural Career Goals Seminar series at the University of Louisville.

31. Peter C. Burns– UND – Oral Presentation, Nanoscale Uranium Materials and Applications for Nuclear Waste Processing. Invited Lecture. 2ndInternational School on Fundamentals of Modern Methods of Radioactive Waste Management. A.M. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, September 28, 2018


Year 2: October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019.

32. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Nuclear Waste Management in the USA.” Invited Lecture. 2nd International School on Fundamentals of Modern Methods of Radioactive Waste Management. A.M. Frumkin Institute of Physical Chemistry and Electrochemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, October 1, 2018.

33. Ana Arteaga – OSU – Oral presentation.  Uranyl Peroxide Cluster Formation Pathway and the Role of the Alkali Counterion. 2018 SACNAS National Conference. San Antonio, TX. October 2018.

34. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages.” Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, November 8, 2018.

35. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages.” Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China, November 13, 2018.

36. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Nanoscale Uranium Materials Applied to Nuclear Materials Processing.” Plenary Lecture. Chemical Material Frontiers in Metal and Nuclear Resources Utilization, Naning, China, November 15, 2018.

37. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages.” Northern China Electric Power University, Beijing, China, November 19, 2018.

38. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages.” Institute for High Energy Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, November 20, 2018.

39. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy and Mineral-Inspired Nanomaterials.” Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institute, Washington DC, November 26, 2018.

40. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - North Central College, Naperville, Illinois, November 5, 2018. ACCA Seminar Series in Interdisciplinary Chemistry, “Functional Metal-Organic Framework Materials.”

41. Riki Drout– NU – Oral Presentation, “Efficient Capture of Pertechnetate by a Mesoporous Metal–Organic Framework and Crystallographic Examination of Binding Motifs,” Orlando, Florida, Nov 14, 2018. American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting.

42. Sylvia Hanna – NU – Oral Presentation - 6th International Conference on Metal–Organic Frameworks and Open Framework Compounds, Auckland, New Zealand, December 2018, “Developing Design Rules for F-block Metal–Organic Frameworks.”

43. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Actinide Center of Excellence.”

44. Sarah Hickam – UND – Poster Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Balancing hydrogen peroxide and alkali concentrations to form uranyl peroxide clusters during dissolution of uranium nitride and uranium dioxide.”

45. Sara E. Gilson – UND – Poster Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Synthesis and characterization of neptunium metal-organic frameworks.”

46. Melissa Fairley – UND – Poster Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Stability of solid uranyl peroxides to radiation.”

47. Daniel E. Felton – UND – Poster Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Radiation induced assembly of uranium peroxide nanoclusters.”

48. Aliya Whitehill – UND – Poster Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Incorporation of isotopically labelled peroxide into uranium nanoclusters.”

49. Ian Colliard – OSU – Poster Presentation – NNSA-SSAA Meeting in Albuquerque, NM, February 2019. “Synthesis and investigation of tetravalent uranium sulfate speciation.”

50. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - EPFL, Sion, Switzerland, February 28, 2019, “Programmable Smart Bio-inspired Sponges.”

51. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - Georgetown University, Washington, DC, February 7, 2019, “Programmable Smart Sponges.”

52. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - International Symposium on Porous Framework Materials, Tampa, Florida, March 29, 2019, “Programmable Smart Bio-Inspired Sponges.”

53. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, March 1, 2019, “Programmable Smart Bio-inspired Sponges.”

54. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Captivated with Encapsulation: A Dozen Years of Exploring Nanoscale Uranyl Peroxide Cages.” Invited. University of South Dakota, March 11, 2019.

55. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Nuclear Waste Management in the USA.” Invited. Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresdin, Germany, March 13, 2019.

56. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy and Mineral-Inspired Nanomaterials.” Invited. Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Dresdin, Germany, March 13, 2019.

57. Amy E. Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation (Invited) – University of Missouri-Columbia Chemistry Colloquium, Columbia, MO, March 2019. "Actinide Oxide and Peroxide Nanoclusters: Structure and Environmental Stability".

58. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - 257th ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida, March 31 - April 3, 2019. NASA symposium on Mission to Mars, “Metal–Organic Frameworks to the Rescue.”

59. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - 257th ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida, March 31 - April 3, 2019, “Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Metal–Organic Framework Materials.”

60. Stephanie A. Mackley – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Synthesis, topology, and properties of a phosphate-functionalized uranyl peroxide cage cluster.”

61. Savannah Benjamin – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Radiation-induced effects on a series of hydrated uranyl minerals.”

62. Melissa Fairley – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Stability of solid uranyl peroxides to radiation.”

63. Jordan Roach – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019.  “Mechanochemical synthesis of uranyl peroxide nanoclusters.”

64. Daniel E. Felton – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Radiation induced assembly of uranium peroxide nanoclusters.”

65. Ashley M. Hastings – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Stepwise design and synthesis considerations for a plutonium(IV) metal-organic framework.”

66. Aliya Whitehill – UND – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Incorporation of isotopically labelled peroxide into uranium nanoclusters."
 
67. Jeff Eakin – WSU – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019.

68. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “x.”

69. Amy E. Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Pu(IV) oxide nanoclusters.”

70. Jay LaVerne – UND – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Radiation effects on uranyl compounds.”

71. Niel Ivory – WSU – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Research Theme 3: Environmental and process chemistry of plutonium and other actinides.”

72. May Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “U(IV) and U(VI) clusters and materials: Structures, properties, reactivity, and assembly pathways.”

73. Omar Farha – NW – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019.

74. Julia Knapp – NU – Poster Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019. “Uranium-Based Metal-Organic Frameworks.”

75. Laura Gagliardi – Minnesota – Oral Presentation – ACE All-Hands Meeting, LLNL, May 2019.  “Theoretical and Computational Challenges and Opportunities in ACE.”

76. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - 2019 ACS Great Lakes Regional Meeting (GLRM), Lisle, Illinois, May 1 - May 4, 2019. Inorganic Materials Symposium Featured Speaker. “Programmable Smart Sponges.”

77. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2, 2019. “Design and Synthesis of Programmable Smart Sponges.”

78. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - 257th ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida, March 31 - April 3, 2019. 30th Anniversary of Chemistry of Materials. “Programmable Smart Sponges.”

79. Amy E. Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation (Invited) – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Institute for Nuclear Energy, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2019. "Actinide Oxide and Peroxide Nanoclusters: Structure and Environmental Stability"

80. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy.” Plenary Lecture, XIX International Meeting on Crystal Chemistry, X-ray Diffraction and Spectroscopy of Minerals, Apatity, Russia, July 3, 2019.

81. Jay LaVerne – UND – Oral Presentation – Notre Dame Radiation Laboratory, July 2019. “ACE and the Radiolysis of Uranyl Compounds.”

82. Ashley M. Hastings – UND – Oral Presentation – Brookhaven Nuclear Chemistry Summer School, Brookhaven, NY, July 2019. “Actinide Research as a Notre Dame Graduate Student.”

83. Amy E. Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation (Invited) – Brookhaven Nuclear Chemistry Summer School, Brookhaven, NY, July 2019. "Actinide Oxide and Peroxide Nanoclusters: Structure and Environmental Stability.”

84. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “Actinyl Peroxide Cage Clusters: Mechanisms of Formation, Stability, Thermodynamics, Transformations and Oxidation States.” Invited Lecture at Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

85. Amy E. Hixon and Ginger E. Sigmon – UND – Oral Presentation, Plutonium(IV) Oxide Nanoclusters: Structure and Properties, Transformations and Oxidation States. Invited Lecture at Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

86. Melissa Fairley, Ginger. E. Sigmon, Peter C. Burns, and Jay A. LaVerne – UND – Poster Presentation – FMOCS VI (Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science), Corvallis, OR, August 2019, “Radiation effects of solid uranyl peroxides.”

87. D.E. Felton, M.C. Fairley, J.A. LaVerne, M. Nyman, P.C. Burns – UND – Poster Presentation. Radiation Induced Assembly of Uranium Peroxide Nanoclusters. Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

88. A.M. Whitehill, P.C. Burns – UND – Poster Presentation. Exploring the Structure and Speciation of Uranyl Peroxide Compounds using 17-O NMR. Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

89. Hrafn Traustason, Haylie Lobeck, Mengyu Xu, Karen Caranto, and Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation. Understanding the Pathway and Thermodynamics of the Conversion of Uranyl Peroxide Nanoclusters. Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

90. May Nyman, T. Arino, A.L. Arteaga, D.C. Hutchison, K. Kozma, N. Martin, J. Sommers – OSU – Oral Presentation. Metal-peroxo, the new metal-oxo. Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

91. I. Colliard, N.P. Martin, G. Morrison, H. Zur Loye, M. Nyman – OSU – Poster Presentation. Effects of Metal Ions on Uranium (IV) Sulfate Speciation and Supra-Molecular Assembly. Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

92. A. Arino, A. Arteaga, May Nyman – OSU – Poster Presentation. Investigation of peroxide interaction of alkali uranyl triperoxide monomers. Frontiers in Metal Oxide Cluster Science, Oregon State University, August 20, 2019.

93. Sylvia Hanna – NU – Poster Presentation Nanoporous Materials and Their Applications Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and Seminar (GRS), Proctor Academy, Andover, New Hampshire, August, 2019, - “Guest-Dependent Single-Crystal-to-Single-Crystal Phase Transitions in a Two-Dimensional Uranyl-Based Metal–Organic Framework.”

94. Ana Arteaga – OSU – Oral presentation.  Reactivity of Uranyl Triperoxide Monomers. American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Diego, CA. August 2019.

95. Ana Arteaga – OSU – Oral presentation.  Uranyl Peroxide Cluster Formation Pathway and the Role of the Alkali Counterion. ACS Diversity Reception and Sister Organization Student Winner Poster Session, American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition. San Diego, CA. August 2019.

96. Ana Arteaga – OSU – poster presentation.  Intersection of Fundamental Inorganic Chemistry and Applied Nuclear Forensics Science. PNNL Gold Experience Symposium. Richland, WA August 2019.

97. Sylvia Hanna – NU – Oral Presentation - American Chemical Society Fall 2019 National Meeting, San Diego, CA. “Guest-Dependent Single-Crystal-to-Single Crystal Phase Transitions in a Two-Dimensional Uranyl-Based Metal–Organic Framework.”

98. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation, “New Landscapes of Uranium Mineralogy.” Plenary Lecture, 9th European Conference on Mineralogy and Spectroscopy, Prague, Czech Republic, September 12, 2019.

99. Amy E. Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation (Invited) – Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute for High Energy Physics, Beijing, China, September 2019. “Actinide Oxide and Peroxide Nanoclusters: Structure and Environmental Stability.”

100. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - 69th Conference of Japan Society of Coordination Chemistry, Nagoya University, Aichi, Japan, September 21 - 23, 2019. JSCC International Award for Creative Work. “Employing Coordination Chemistry to Understand Fundamental Aspects for Energy and Defense Related Challenges.”

101. Omar Farha – NU – Oral Presentation - The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, September 16, 2019. 2019 Makhlouf Haddadin Lecturer “Programmable Smart Sponges.”

 
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102. Peter C. Burns – UND – Oral Presentation – Hawaii, October 2019.

103. Amy E. Hixon – UND – Oral Presentation – Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science Conference, Honolulu, HI, October 2019. “How to Build a Plutonium (Geo)Chemist.”

104. Meena Said – UND – Oral Presentation – Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science Conference, Honolulu, HI, October 2019. “How to Build a Plutonium (Geo)Chemist.”

105. May Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation – OSU – Oral Presentation. Opportunities in Actinide Chemistry.  2019 SACNAS National Conference. Waikiki HI. October 2019.

106. Ana Arteaga and May Nyman – OSU – Oral Presentation. Opportunities in Actinide Chemistry.  2019 SACNAS National Conference. Waikiki HI. October 2019.

107. Melissa Fairley, Ginger. E. Sigmon, Peter C. Burns, and Jay A. LaVerne – UND – Oral Presentation – ND Energy PD&GS Luncheon, Notre Dame, IN, October 2019, “Radiation effects of solid uranyl peroxides.”

108. Ana Arteaga – OSU – Oral presentation.  Intersection of fundamental 4f and 5f chemistry: Solution and structural characterization studies. Institute for Protein Design-Curie Women’s Symposium. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. November 2019.