Presentations

    2009
  1. J. H. Pazmino, J. T. Miller, R. M. Rioux, A. Yezerets, N. Currier, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro. Kinetic studies on the stability of Pt for NO oxidation: effect of sulfur. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2009, San Franciso, CA.
  2. R. M. Rioux, D. A. Ruddy, J. T. Miller, T. D. Tilley. Site-Isolated Pt-SBA15 Materials from Tris(tert-butoxy)siloxy Complexes of Pt(II) and Pt(IV). North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2009, San Franciso, CA.
  3. R. M. Rioux, S. Kweskin, K. Bratlie, K. Komvopolous, G. A. Somorjai. Operando Measurements of Nanoparticle Monolayers by Non-Linear Optical Spectroscopy. Operando III, April 2009, Germany.
  4. R. M. Rioux. The Influence of Nanotechnology on Heterogeneous Catalysis. University of Kansas, Department of Chemical Engineering, March 2009, Lawrence, KS.
  5. 2008
  6. R. M. Rioux, M. E. Grass, P. Yang, G. A. Somorjai. Pre-synthesized nanoparticles are not always catalytically active: Importance of pretreatment to remove stabilizing polymer monolayers and growth-control additives. AIChE Annual Meeting, November 2008, Philadelphia, PA.
  7. R. M. Rioux. The Art (and Science?) of Heterogeneous Catalyst Synthesis and the Possibility of their Design. Pittsburgh-Cleveland Catalysis Society, October 2008, Pittsburgh, PA.
  8. R. M. Rioux, M.E. Grass, Y. Yue, S. E. Habas, C. Teall, P. Yang, G. A. Somorjai. Silver ion mediated shape control of platinum nanoparticles: Removal of silver by selective etching leads to increased catalytic activity. International Catalysis Congress, July 2008, Seoul, South Korea.
  9. R. M. Rioux, S. S. Mulla, A. D. Smeltz, B. S. Mun, J. T. Miller, W. S. Epling, D. Y. Zemlyanov, W N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro. Effect of Pt Cluster Size on the oxidation of NO to NO2. International Catalysis Congress, July 2008, Seoul, South Korea.
  10. R. M. Rioux, M.E. Grass, Y. Yue, S. E. Habas, C. Teall, P. Yang, G. A. Somorjai. Silver ion mediated shape control of platinum nanoparticles: Removal of silver by selective etching leads to increased catalytic activity. Gordon Research Conference on Catalysis, June 2008, New London, NH.
  11. R. M. Rioux, M.E. Grass, Y. Yue, S. E. Habas, C. Teall, P. Yang, G. A. Somorjai. Silver ion mediated shape control of platinum nanoparticles: Removal of silver by selective etching leads to increased catalytic activity. New England Catalysis Society meeting, April 2008, Worcester, MA.
  12. R. M. Rioux, S. S. Mulla, A. D. Smeltz, J. T. Miller, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro. A study of the influence of particle size on NO oxidation over platinum using a novel catalyst preparation method and in-situ synchrotron x-ray techniques. New England Catalysis Society meeting, April 2008, Worcester, MA.
  13. R. M. Rioux, Elucidation of nanoscale phenomena in heterogeneous catalysis using a novel catalyst synthetic method and in-situ x-ray radiation techniques: NO oxidation on platinum. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, March 2008, Cambridge, MA.
  14. R. M. Rioux, Elucidation of nanoscale phenomena in heterogeneous catalysis using a novel catalyst synthetic method and in-situ x-ray radiation techniques: NO oxidation on platinum. University of Washington, Department of Chemical Engineering, March 2008, Seattle, WA.
  15. R. M. Rioux, Elucidation of nanoscale phenomena in heterogeneous catalysis using a novel catalyst synthetic method and in-situ x-ray radiation techniques: NO oxidation on platinum. University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, March 2008, Madison, WI.
  16. R. M. Rioux, Elucidation of nanoscale phenomena in heterogeneous catalysis using a novel catalyst synthetic method and in-situ synchrotron x-ray techniques: NO oxidation on platinum. Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemical Engineering, February 2008, Pittsburgh, PA.
  17. R. M. Rioux, Elucidation of nanoscale phenomena in heterogeneous catalysis using a novel catalyst synthetic method and in-situ synchrotron x-ray techniques: NO oxidation on platinum. University of Texas-Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering, February 2008, Austin, TX.
  18. R. M. Rioux, Elucidation of nanoscale phenomena in heterogeneous catalysis using a novel catalyst synthetic method and in-situ synchrotron radiation techniques: NO oxidation on platinum. Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemical Engineering, February 2008, University Park, PA.
  19. 2007
  20. R. M. Rioux, S. Mulla, A. D. Smeltz, A. Joshi, B. S. Mun, J. T. Miller, W. S. Epling, D. Zemlyanov, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, In-situ High-Pressure XPS and XAS investigation of the effect of Pt cluster size on the oxidation of NO on supported and model Pt catalysts, MRS Fall Meeting, November 2007, Boston, MA.
  21. J. Gingras, R. M. Rioux, D. Culvier, L. Mahadevan, G. M. Whitesides, J. W. Lichtman, J. R. Sanes, Micropatterned Polymer Substrates That Efficiently Orient Myotubes in Monolayers Cultures, MRS Fall Meeting, November 2007, Boston, MA.
  22. A. D. Smeltz, S. Mulla, D. Zemylanov, R. M. Rioux, W. Epling, B. S. Mun F. H. Ribeiro, Oxidation of NO to NO2 on the Low Index Crystal Faces of Platinum: A Kinetic and in situ XPS Study. AIChE National Meeting, November 2007, Salt Lake City, UT.
  23. Q. Xu, J. Bao, R. M. Rioux, R. Perez-Castillejos, F. Capasso, G.M. Whitesides. Fabrication of Large-Area Patterned Nanostructures for Optical Applications by Nanoskiving. AVS International Symposium, October 2007, Seattle, WA.
  24. M. Grass, R. M. Rioux, C. Teal, Y. Yue, P. D. Yang, G. A. Somorjai. Removal of Ag ions by selective wet etching from shape controlled Pt nanoparticles leads to highly active hydrogenation catalysts. EUROPACAT VIII, August 2007, Turku, Finland.
  25. M. Grass, Y. Yue, R. M. Rioux, C. Teal, P. Yang, G. A. Somorjai. Removal of Ag Ions by Selective Wet-Etching from Shape-Controlled Pt Nanoparticles Leads to Highly Active Hydrogenation Catalysts. International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, July 2007, Berkeley, CA.
  26. R. M. Rioux, A. D. Smeltz, S. Mulla, A. Joshi, B. S. Mun, W. S. Epling, W. N. Delgass, D. Zemlyanov, F. H. Ribeiro. Effect of Pt cluster size on the oxidation of NO to NO2 in excess oxygen on supported and model Pt catalysts. International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis, July 2007, Berkeley, CA.
  27. N. Chen, R. M. Rioux, L A. M. M. Barbosa, F. H. Ribeiro, Kinetic study of the hydrodechlorination reaction for CH4-xClx and CF4-xClx compounds on Pd/Carbon catalysts. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2007, Houston, TX.
  28. S. Mulla, L. Cumaranatunge, W. Zhao, A. Smeltz, S. Min Kim, E. Stach, R. M. Rioux, B. S. Mun, J. Kropf, J. T. Miller, W.N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro, Reaction of NO and O2 to NO2 on Pt catalysts: Catalyst Deactivation and Kinetics as a function of particle size. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2007, Houston, TX.
  29. A. D. Smeltz, S. Mulla, D. Zemlyanov, R. M. Rioux, W. S. Epling, B. S. Mun, F. H. Ribeiro. A kinetic and in-situ XPS study of the NO oxidation reaction on a Pt(111) single crystal. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2007, Houston, TX.
  30. R. M. Rioux, M. Grass, T. J. Toops H. Song, K. Niesz, J. D. Hoefelmeyer, P. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Removal of surface templating polymers from colloidal nanoparticles for applications in heterogeneous catalysis. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2007, Houston, TX.
  31. M. Grass, R. M. Rioux, C. Hall, P. D. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Removal of Ag ions by selective wet etching from shape controlled Pt nanoparticles leads to highly active hydrogenation catalysts. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2007, Houston, TX.
  32. W. F. Schneider, R. B. Getman, B. S. Mun, R. M. Rioux, W. S. Epling, D. Zemlyanov, A. D. Smeltz, W. N. Delgass, F. H. Ribeiro. Coupled Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Surface Coverage Effects in Pt-catalyzed NO Oxidation. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2007, Houston, TX.
  33. R. M. Rioux. Nanostructure assembly and advanced in-situ probes in heterogeneous catalyst synthesis and characterization. Department of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, March 2007, West Lafayette, IN.
  34. 2006
  35. S. S. Mulla, L. Cumaranatunge, A. D. Smeltz, R. M. Rioux, W. N. Delgass, and F. H. Ribeiro. Oxidation of NO to NO2 on Pt. American Chemical Society meeting, September 2006, San Francisco, CA.
  36. S. J. Kweskin, S. E. Habas, R. M. Rioux, K. Komvopoulos, P. Yang, and G. A. Somorjai. Platinum nanoparticle cubes in a catalytic flow reactor investigated by SFG vibrational spectroscopy. American Chemical Society meeting, March 2006, Atlanta, GA.
  37. R. M. Rioux. Nanostructure assembly and advanced in-situ probes in heterogeneous catalyst synthesis and characterization: Enabling catalyst design for high selectivity. Oak Ridge National Laboratory, March 2006, Oak Ridge, TN.
  38. Y. Yin, A. Cabot, C. K. Erdonmez, R. M. Rioux, S. Hughes, Z. Shan, A. Minor, S. Aloni, G. A. Somorjai, and A. P. Alvisatos. Chemical Transformations of Colloidal Nanocrystals. 4th Annual University of California Symposium on Surface Science and Its Applications, February 2006, Berkeley, CA.
  39. S. J. Kweskin, R. M. Rioux, S. E. Habas, P. Yang, K. Komvopoulos and G. A. Somorjai. Platinum Nanoparticle Cubes in a Catalytic Flow Reactor Investigated by SFG Vibrational Spectroscopy. 4th Annual University of California Symposium on Surface Science and Its Applications, February 2006, Berkeley, CA.
  40. 2005
  41. R. M. Rioux, K. Niesz, S. E. Habas, M. E. Grass, H. Song, P. Yang, and G. A. Somorjai. Platinum Nanoparticle Encapsulation by Hydrothermal Synthesis of Mesoporous Oxides: Synthesis, Characterization and Catalytic Properties. Materials Research Society Meeting, November 2005, Boston, MA.
  42. G. A. Somorjai, X. Z. Ji, A. Contreras, and R. M. Rioux. 2- and 3-Dimensional Metal Nanoparticle Catalyst Systems to Obtain High Reaction Selectivity. The Catalytic Nanodiode for Energy Conversion. Materials Research Society Meeting, November 2005, Boston, MA.
  43. R. M. Rioux. New Methods of Heterogeneous Catalyst Synthesis from Single Site to Nanoreactors: Synthesis, characterization and reactivity studies. Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry (Chad Mirkin research group), September 2005, Evanston, IL.
  44. R. M. Rioux, H. Song, K. Niesz, P. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Supported Pt nanoparticles with well-defined surface structure: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic reaction studies. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, May 2005, Philadelphia, PA.
  45. G. A. Somorjai, H. Song, R. M. Rioux, J. D. Hoefelmeyer and P. Yang. Nanotechnology in Heterogeneous Catalysis. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, May 2005, Philadelphia, PA.
  46. R. M. Rioux, J. D. Hoefelmeyer, K. Niesz, H. Song, M. Grass, P. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. The Nanoscience of Heterogeneous Catalyst Design. Berkeley Nano Opportunity Forum Challenge, April 2005, Berkeley, CA.
  47. R. M. Rioux, H. Song, P. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Size and shape dependent catalytic properties of Pt nanoparticles supported on mesoporous SBA-15 silica. Materials Research Society Meeting, March 2005, San Francisco, CA.
  48. R. M. Rioux, H. Song, P. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Pt nanocrystals in 2- and 3-dimensional model catalysts: Synthesis, characterization and reaction studies. American Chemical Society meeting, March 2005, San Diego, CA.
  49. R. M. Rioux, K. Niesz, J. D. Hoefelmeyer, H. Song, M. Grass, P Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Catalyst Design for High Selectivity: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity Studies of Platinum Nanoparticles on Mesoporous Silica and Alumina. 3rd Annual University of California Symposium on Surface Science and Its Applications, March 2005, Berkeley, CA.
  50. R. M. Rioux. Heterogeneous catalyst design for high reaction selectivity: Synthesis, characterization and reactivity of monodisperse Pt nanoparticles encapsulated in mesoporous supports. Stanford University Department of Chemical Engineering, March 2005, Stanford, CA.
  51. 2004
  52. A. L. Marsh, R. M. Rioux, J. S. Gaughan, and G. A. Somorjai. High Pressure Methane Activation on Platinum Single Crystals. American Vacuum Society 51st International Symposium and Exhibition, November 2004, Anaheim, CA.
  53. R. M. Rioux and M. A. Vannice. Isopropanol dehydrogenation on carbon supported Pt and Cu-Pt catalysts. 13th International Congress on Catalysis, July 2004, Paris, France.
  54. R. M. Rioux, A.L. Marsh and G. A. Somorjai. Non-oxidative Activation and Coupled Total Oxidation/Dry/Steam Reforming of Methane on Pt Single Crystals. 13th International Congress on Catalysis, July 2004, Paris, France.
  55. G. A. Somorjai, J. Grunes and R. M. Rioux. 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional Metal Catalysts for High Selectivity. Fabrication, Characterization and Reaction Studies of Platinum Nanoparticles. 13th International Congress on Catalysis, July 2004, Paris, France.
  56. R. M. Rioux, G. A. Somorjai. Catalyst Design: Synthesis, Characterization and Reaction Studies of Pt Nanoparticles on Mesoporous Silica SBA-15. Department of Energy NanoSummit, June 2004, Washington DC (Representing Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory).
  57. R. M. Rioux, H. Song, J. D. Hoefelmeyer, P. Yang and G. A. Somorjai. Catalyst Design: Synthesis, Characterization and Reaction Studies of Pt Nanoparticles on Mesoporous Silica SBA-15. Berkeley Nanotechnology Forum, May 2004, Berkeley, CA
  58. J. D. Hoefelmeyer, R. M. Rioux, T. D. Tilley and G. A. Somorjai. Synthesis, characterization, and reaction studies of rhodium nanocrystals generated from reverse micelles. American Chemical Society meeting, March 2004, Anaheim, CA.
  59. H. Song, R. M. Rioux, F. Kim, G. A. Somorjai and P. Yang. Heterogeneous catalyst by design: Capillary inclusion of Pt nanoparticles in mesoporous silica. American Chemical Society meeting. March 2004, Anaheim, CA.
  60. 2003
  61. M. A. Vannice and R. M. Rioux. Isopropanol Dehydrogenation over Cu/C and Pt/C Catalysts. 18th North American Catalysis Society (NACS) meeting. June 2003, Cancun, Mexico.
  62. R. M. Rioux, Z. Konya, V. F. Puntes, and G. A. Somorjai. High Surface Area Model Catalysts: Pt and Au uniform nanoparticles encapsulated in mesoporous silicate materials. 18th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society (NACS). June 2003, Cancun, Mexico.
  63. J. Parker, R. M. Rioux, K.R. McCrea and G. A. Somorjai. High pressure CO and CH4 activation on flat and stepped Pt single crystals. 1st University of California Symposium on Surface Chemistry: Spectroscopy, Kinetics and Applications, Feb 2003 Riverside, CA.
  64. 2001
  65. N. Chen, R. M. Rioux, and F. H. Ribeiro. Investigation of Reaction Steps for the Hydrodechlorination of Chloro-containing Organic Compounds on Pd Catalysts, North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 2001, Toronto, Canada.
  66. R. M. Rioux and M. A. Vannice. Isopropanol Dehydrogenation over Carbon Supported Monometallic and Bimetallic Cu-Pt Catalysts. Pittsburgh/Cleveland Catalysis Society meeting, May 2001, Pittsburgh, PA.
  67. 2000
  68. F. H. Ribeiro, N. Chen, and R. M. Rioux. Investigation of Hydrodechlorination Reaction Steps of Chloro-Containing Compounds. AIChE National Meeting, November 2000, Los Angeles, CA.
  69. F. H. Ribeiro, N. Chen and R. M. Rioux. Kinetics of hydrodechlorination of chloro-containing organic compounds. American Chemical Society meeting, March 2000, San Francisco, CA.
  70. 1999
  71. F. H.Ribeiro, C.D. Thompson, R. M. Rioux, and N. Chen. Turnover rate, Reaction Order, and Kinetic Mechanism for the Reaction of Chlorofluorocarbon Compounds with H2 on Palladium Catalysts. AIChE National Meeting, November 1999, Dallas, TX.
  72. R. M. Rioux, F. H. Ribeiro, J. M. Storey, J. H. Whealton, and G. R. Hanson. Insensitivity of Pd and Pt Catalyzed CO Oxidation to Microwave Radiation. North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 1999, Boston, MA.
  73. 1998
  74. R. M. Rioux, F. H. Ribeiro, J. M Storey, J. H. Whealton, and G. R. Hanson. Insensitivity of Pd and Pt Catalyzed CO Oxidation to Microwave Radiation. New England Catalysis Society meeting, October 1998, Worcester, MA.

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