2019 Publications


Asemave, K., Byrne, F.P., Clark, J.H., Farmer, T.J. & Hunt, A.J. (2019). Modification of bio-based b-diketone from wheat straw wax: synthesis of polydentate lipophilic super-chelators for enhanced metal recovery. RSC Adv., 9, 3542–3549.

Bouxin, F.P., Clark, J.H., Fan, J. & Budarin, V.L. (2019). Combining steam distillation with microwave-assisted pyrolysis to maximise direct production of levoglucosenone from agricultural wastes. Green Chem., 21, 1282-1291.

Byrne, F.P., Hodds, W.M., Shimizu, S., Farmer, T.J. & Hunt, A.J. (2019). A comparison of the solvation power of the green solvent 2,2,5,5-tetramethyloxolane versus toluene via partition coefficients. J. Clean. Prod., DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.118175.

Carvalho, P. A., Comerford, J. W., Lamb, K. J., North, M. & Reiss, P.S. (2019). Influence of mesoporous silica properties on cyclic carbonate synthesis catalysed by supported aluminium(salen) complexes. Adv. Syn. Catal., 61, 345–354.

Clark, J.H. (2019). Green biorefinery technologies based on waste biomass. Green Chem., 21, 1168-1170.

Comerford, J. W., Gray, T., Lie, Y., MacQuarrie, D. J., North, M. & Pellis, A. (2019). Laminaria digitata and palmaria palmata seaweeds as natural source of catalysts for the cycloaddition of CO2 to epoxides. Molecules, 24(2), 1-14.

De bruyn, M., Budarin, V.L., Misefari, A., Shimizu, S., Fish, H., Cockett, M., Hunt, A.J., Hofstetter, H., Weckhuysen, B.M., Clark, J.H. & Macquarrie, D.J. (2019). Geminal Diol of dihydrolevoglucosenone as a switchable hydrotrope: a continuum of green nanostructured solvents. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(8), 7878–7883. 

Doroshenko, A., Budarin, V.L., McElroy, C.R., Hunt, A.J., Rylott, E.L., Anderson, C., Waterland, M. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Using in vivo nickel to direct the pyrolysis of hyperaccumulator plant biomass. Green Chem., 21, 1236-1240.

Dutta, S., Yu, I. K. M., Tsang, D. C. W., Ng, Y. H., Ok, Y. S., Sherwood, J. & Clark, J. H. (2019). Green synthesis of gamma-valerolactone (GVL) through hydrogenation of biomass-derived levulinic acid using non-noble metal catalysts: A critical review. Chemical Engineering Journal, 372, 992-1006.

Gao, Y., Xia, H., Sulaeman, A.P., de Melo, E.M., Dugmore, T.I.J. & Matharu, A.S. (2019). Defibrillated celluloses via dual twin-screw extrusion and microwave hydrothermal treatment of spent pea biomass. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(13), 11861-11871.

Garcia-Garcia, G., Rahimifard, S., Matharu, A.S. & Dugmore, T.I.J. (2019). Life-cycle assessment of microwave-assisted pectin extraction at pilot scale. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(5), 5167-5175.

Hurst, G. A. (2019). The green formula for international chemistry education. In integrating green and sustainable chemistry principles into education. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.

Hurst, G.A., Slootweg, J.C., Balu, A.M., Climent-Belido, M.S., Gomera, A., Gomez, P., Luque, R. Mammino, L., Spanevello, R.A., Saito, K. & Ibanez, J.G. (2019). International perspectives on green and sustainable chemistry education via systems thinking. J. Chem. Educ., DOI:10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00341.

Jamwal, B., Kaur, M., Sharma, H., Khajuria, C., Paul, S. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Diamines as interparticle linkers for silica–titania supported PdCu bimetallic nanoparticles in Chan–Lam and Suzuki cross-coupling reactions. New J. Chem., 43, 4919-4928.

Kamani, M.H., Eş, I., Lorenzo, J.M., Remize, F., Roselló-Soto, E., Barba, F.J., Clark, J.H. & Mousavi Khaneghah, A. (2019). Advances in plant materials, food by-products, and algae conversion into biofuels: Use of environment-friendly technologies. Green Chem., 21(12), 3213-3231.

Lie, Y., Ortiz, P., Vendamme, R., Vanbroekhoven, K. & Farmer, T.J. (2019). BioLogicTool: A simple visual tool for assisting in the logical selection of pathways from biomass to products. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 58(35), 15945-15957.

Lokesh, K., West, C. D., Kuylenstierna, J. C. I., Fan, J., Budarin, V. L., Priecel, P., Lopez-Sanchez, J.A. & Clark, J. H. (2019). Economic and agronomic impact assessment of wheat straw based alkyl polyglucoside produced using green chemical approaches. Journal of Cleaner Production, 209, 283-296. DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.10.220

Lorente, A., Remón, J., Budarin, V.L., Sánchez-Verdúa, P., Moreno, A. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Analysis and optimisation of a novel “bio-brewery” approach: Production of bio-fuels and bio-chemicals by microwave-assisted, hydrothermal liquefaction of brewers’ spent grains. Energy Conversion and Management, 185, 410-430.

Mackenzie, L. S., Tyrell, H., Thomas, R., Matharu, A.S., Clark, J.H., Hurst, G. A. (2019). Valorization of waste orange peel to produce shear thinning gels. J. Chem. Educ, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.8b01009.

Mampuys, P., McElroy, C.R., Clark, J.H., Orru, R.V.A. & Maes, B. (2019). Thiosulfonates as emerging reactants: synthesis and applications. Adv. Synth. Catal., DOI: 10.1002/adsc.201900864.

Milescu, R.A., C. McElroy, C.R., Farmer, T.J., Williams, P.M., Walters, M.J. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Fabrication of PES/PVP water filtration membranes using Cyrene®, a safer bio-based polar aprotic solvent. Advances in Polymer Technology, DOI: 10.1155/2019/9692859.

Miller, J.L., Wentzel, M.T., Clark, J.H. & Hurst, G.A. (2019). Green Machine: A card game introducing students to systems thinking in green chemistry by strategizing the creation of a recycling plant. J. Chem. Educ., DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00278.

Monteith, E., Mampuys, P., Summerton, L., Clark, J.H., Maes, B.U.W. & McElroy, C.R. (2019). Why we might be misusing Process Mass Intensity (PMI) and a methodology to apply it effectively as a discovery level metric. Green Chem., DOI: 10.1039/C9GC01537J.

Moore, O.B., Hanson, P-A., Comerford, J.W., P, A. & Farmer, T.J. (2019). Improving the post-polymerization modification of bio-based itaconate unsaturated polyesters: catalyzing aza-Michael additions with reusable iodine on acidic alumina. Front. Chem., 7:501, DOI: 10.3389/fchem.2019.00501.

Nicol, T. W. J., Isobe, N., Clark, J. H., Matubayasi, N., & Shimizu, S. (2019). The mechanism of salt effects on starch gelatinization from a statistical thermodynamic perspective. Food hydrocolloids, 87, 593-601.

North, M. (2019). Across the board: Michael North on carbon dioxide biorefinery. ChemSusChem, 12(8), 1763-1765.

Ogunjobi, J.K., Farmer, T.J., McElroy, C.R., Breeden, S., Macquarrie, D.J., Thornthwaite, D. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Synthesis of bio-based diethyl terephthalate via Diels-Alder addition of ethylene to 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid diethyl ester: an alternative route to 100% bio-based poly(ethylene terephthalate). ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(9), 8183-8194.

Pellis, A., Byrne, F.P., Sherwood, J., Vastano, M., Comerford, J.W. & Farmer, T.J. (2019). Safer bio-based solvents to replace toluene and tetrahydrofuran for the biocatalyzed synthesis of polyesters. Green Chem., 1686-1694.

Pellis, A., Comerford, J.W., Weinberger, S., Guebitz, G.M., Clark, J.H. & Farmer, T.J. (2019). Enzymatic synthesis of lignin derivable pyridine based polyesters for the substitution of petroleum derived plastics. Nature Communications, 10: 1762.

Pellis, A., Hanson, P.A., Comerford, J.W., Clark, J.H. & Farmer, T.J. (2019). Enzymatic synthesis of unsaturated polyesters: functionalization and reversibility of the aza-Michael addition of pendants. Polym. Chem., 10(7), 843-851.

Ran, Y., Byrne, F.P., Ingram, I.D.V. & North, M. (2019). Resin swelling in mixed solvents analysed using Hansen solubility parameter space. Chem. Eur. J., 25(19), 4951-4964.

Remón, J., Li, T., Chuck, C.J., Matharu, A.S. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Towards renewable-based, food-applicable prebiotics from biomass: A one-step, additive-free, microwave-assisted hydrothermal process for the production of high purity xylo-oligosaccharides from beech wood hemicellulose. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(19), 16160-16172.

Remón, J., Randall, J., Budarin, V.L. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Production of bio-fuels and chemicals by microwave-assisted, catalytic, hydrothermal liquefaction (MAC-HTL) of a mixture of pine and spruce biomass. Green Chem, 21, 284-299.

Ruffell, J.E., Farmer, T.J., Macquarrie, D.J. & Stark, M.S. (2019). The autoxidation of alkenyl succinimides - mimics for polyisobutenyl succinimide dispersants. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 58(42), 19649-19660.

Sharma, H., Sharma, S., Sharma, C., Paul, S., & Clark, J. H. (2019). Magnetically recoverable graphene oxide supported Co@Fe 3 O 4 /L-dopa for C-C cross-coupling and oxidation reactions in aqueous medium. Molecular Catalysis, 469, 27-39.

Sherwood, J., Granelli, J., McElroy, C.R. & Clark, J.H. (2019). A method of calculating the Kamlet–Abboud–Taft solvatochromic parameters using COSMO-RS. Molecules, 24(12), 2209.

Summerton, L., Clark, J.H., Hurst, G.A., Ball, P.D., Rylott, E.L., Carslaw, N., Creasey, J., Murray, J., Whitford, J., Dobson, B., Sneddon, H.F., Ross, J., Metcalf, P. & McElroy, C.R. (2019). Industry-informed workshops to develop graduate skill sets in the circular economy using systems thinking. J. Chem. Educ., DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00257.

Trubetskaya, A., Kling, J., Ershag, O., Attard, T.M. & Schröder, E. (2019). Removal of phenol and chlorine from wastewater using steam activated biomass soot and tire carbon black. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 365, 846-856.

Vastano, M., Pellis, A., Botelho Machado, C., Simister, R., McQueen‐Mason, S.J., Farmer, T.J. & Gomez, L.D. (2019). Sustainable galactarate‐based polymers: multi‐enzymatic production of pectin‐derived polyesters. Macromol. Rapid Commun., DOI: 10.1002/marc.201900361.

Wan, Z., Sun, Y., Tsang, D.C.W., Yu, I.K.M., Fan, J., Clark, J.H., Zhou, Y., Xinde, C., Gao, B. & Ok, Y.S. (2019). A sustainable biochar catalyst synergized with copper heteroatoms and CO2 for singlet oxygenation and electron transfer routes. Green Chem., 21, 4800-4814.

Wang, Z., Su, Y., Shen, W., Jin, S., Clark, J.H., Ren, J. & Zhang, X. (2019). Predictive deep learning models for environmental properties: the direct calculation of octanol-water partition coefficients from molecular graphs. Green Chem., 21, 4555-4565.

Wu, X., Chen, C., Guo, Z., North, M. & Whitwood, A.C. (2019). Metal and halide free catalyst for the synthesis of cyclic carbonates from epoxides and carbon dioxide. ACS Catalysis, 9(3), 1895-1906.

Yates, N. J., Brabham, R. L., Spears, R. J., Keenan, T., Helliwell, P. A., Pugh, D. S., Parkin, A. & Hurst, G, A. & Fascione, M. A. (2019) Chemical bioconjugation of proteins in an undergradaute lab: one-pot oxidation and derivatization of the N-terminus. J. Chem. Educ., 96, 1245-1249.

Yu, I.K.M., Attard, T.M., Chen, S.S., Tsang, D.C.W., Hunt, A.J., Jérôme, F., Ok, Y.S. & Poon, C.S. (2019). Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of value-added products and thermochemical synthesis of platform chemicals from food waste. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(2), 2821-2829.

Zhenova, A., Pellis, A., Milescu, R.A., McElroy, C.R., White, R.J. & Clark, J.H. (2019). Solvent applications of short-chain oxymethylene dimethyl ether oligomers. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 7(17), 14834-14840.