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Dr. Paula Colavita
Associate Professor, Chemistry

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Vasconcelos JM, Zen F, Angione MD, Cullen RJ, Santos-Martinez MJ, Colavita PE. , Understanding the Carbon-Bio Interface: Influence of Surface Chemistry and Buffer Composition on the Adsorption of Phospholipid Liposomes at Carbon Surfaces., ACS Applied Bio Materials., 3, (2), 2020, p997 - 1007 Journal Article, 2020 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Behan, J.A.; Myles, A.; Iannaci, A.; Whelan, E.; Scanlan, E.M.; Colavita, P.E., Bioinspired electro-permeable glycans on carbon: Fouling control for sensing in complex matrices , Carbon, 2020, p519 - 526 Journal Article, 2020 TARA - Full Text DOI

Magno, L. M.; Hinds, D. T.; Duffy, P.; Yadav, R. B.; Ward, A. D.; Botchway, S. W.; Colavita, P. E.; Quinn, S. J., Porous Carbon Microparticles as Vehicles for the Intracellular Delivery of Molecules, Frontiers in Chemistry, 8, 2020, p576175- Journal Article, 2020

Iannaci, A.; Myles, A.; Flinois, T.; Behan, J. A.; Barrière, F.; Scanlan, E. M.; Colavita, P. E., Tailored glycosylated anode surfaces: Addressing the exoelectrogen bacterial community via functional layers for microbial fuel cell applications, Bioelectrochemistry, 136, 2020, p107621- Journal Article, 2020 DOI

Hoque, M.K. and Behan, J.A. and Creel, J. and Lunney, J.G. and Perova, T.S. and Colavita, P.E., Reactive Plasma N-Doping of Amorphous Carbon Electrodes: Decoupling Disorder and Chemical Effects on Capacitive and Electrocatalytic Performance, Frontiers in Chemistry, 8, 2020 Journal Article, 2020 TARA - Full Text DOI

Behan, J. A.; Grajkowski, F.; Jayasundara, D. R.; Vilella-Arribas, L.; García-Melchor, M.; Colavita, P. E., Influence of Carbon Nanostructure and Oxygen Moieties on Dopamine Adsorption and Charge Transfer Kinetics at Glassy Carbon Surfaces, Electrochimica Acta, 304, 2019, p221 - 230 Journal Article, 2019 URL DOI TARA - Full Text

Hoque, M. K.; Behan, J. A.; Stamatin, Serban N.; Zen, F.; Perova, T. S.; Colavita, P. E., Capacitive storage at nitrogen doped amorphous carbon electrodes: structural and chemical effects of nitrogen incorporation, RSC Advances, 9, 2019, p4063 - 4071 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Behan, J. A.; Mates-Torres, E.; Stamatin, S. N.; Domínguez, C.; Iannaci, A.; Fleischer, K.; Hoque, Md. K.; Perova, T. S.; García-Melchor, M.; Colavita, P. E., Untangling Cooperative Effects of Pyridinic and Graphitic Nitrogen Sites at Metal-Free N-Doped Carbon Electrocatalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Small, 15, 2019, p1902081- Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text DOI

Behan, J. A.; Iannaci, A.; Domìnguez, C.; Stamatin, S. N.; Hoque, M. K.; Vasconcelos, J. M.; Perova, T.; Colavita, P. E, Electrocatalysis of N-doped Carbons in the Oxygen Reduction Reaction as a function of pH: N-sites and Scaffold Effects, Carbon, 148, 2019, p224 - 230 Journal Article, 2019 TARA - Full Text DOI

Dinidu Perera, Avishi Abeywickrama, Federico Zen, Paula E. Colavita, Dilushan R. Jayasundara, Evolution of oxygen functionalities in graphene oxide and its impact on structure and exfoliation: An oxidation time based study, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 220, 2018, p417 - 425 Journal Article, 2018 URL TARA - Full Text

Viviana Maffeis, Ruairí O. McCourt, Rita Petracca, Olivier Laethem, Adalberto Camisasca, Paula E. Colavita, Silvia Giordani, Eoin M. Scanlan, Photocatalytic Initiation of Radical Thiol-ene Reactions Using Carbon-Bi2O3 Nanocomposites, ACS Applied Nano Materials, 1, 2018, p4120 - 4126 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

Carlota Domínguez, Kevin M. Metz, Md. Khairul Hoque, Michelle P. Browne, Leticia Esteban-Tejeda, Corbin K. Livingston, Suoyuan Lian, Tatiana S. Perova, Paula E. Colavita, Continuos flow synthesis of Pt nanoparticles in porous carbon as durable and methanol-tolerant electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction , ChemElectroChem, 5, (1), 2018, p62 - 70 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

Adam Myles, James A. Behan, Brendan Twamley, Paula E. Colavita, Eoin M. Scanlan, Spontaneous Aryldiazonium Grafting for the Preparation of Functional Cyclodextrin-Modified Materials, ACS Applied Bio Materials, 1, (3), 2018, p825 - 832 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text URL

Michelle P.Browne, Carlota Domínguez, Paula E.Colavita, Emerging trends in metal oxide electrocatalysis: Bifunctional oxygen catalysis, synergies and new insights from in situ studies, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 8, 2018, p208-215 Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

Myles, A., Haberlin, D., Esteban-Tejeda, L., (...), Scanlan, E.M., Colavita, P.E., Bioinspired Aryldiazonium Carbohydrate Coatings: Reduced Adhesion of Foulants at Polymer and Stainless Steel Surfaces in a Marine Environment , ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 6, (1), 2018, p1141-1151 Journal Article, 2018 TARA - Full Text DOI

Behan, J. A.; Hoque, Md. K.; Stamatin, S.; Perova, T.; Vilella, L.; García-Melchor, M.; Colavita, P. E., Experimental and Computational Study of Dopamine as an Electrochemical Probe of the Surface Nanostructure of Graphitized N-Doped Carbon, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 122, (36), 2018, p20763 - 20773 Journal Article, 2018 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Behan, J.A.; Stamatin, S.N.; Hoque, Md. K.; Ciapetti, G.; Zen, F.; Esteban-Tejeda, L.; Colavita, P.E., Combined Optoelectronic and Electrochemical Study of Nitrogenated Carbon Electrodes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121, (12), 2017, p6596-6604 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Joana M. Vasconcelos, Federico Zen, Serban N. Stamatin, James A. Behan, Paula E. Colavita, Determination of surface " -potential and isoelectric point of carbon surfaces using tracer particle suspensions, Surface and Interface Analysis, 49, (8), 2017, p781-787 Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Federico Zen, Vasilios D. Karanikolas, James A. Behan, Jenny Andersson, Guido Ciapetti, A. Louise Bradley, Paula E. Colavita, Nanoplasmonic Sensing at the Carbon-Bio Interface: Study of Protein Adsorption at Graphitic and Hydrogenated Carbon Surfaces, Langmuir, 33, (17), 2017, p4198-4206 Journal Article, 2017 DOI TARA - Full Text

Scanlan, E.M.; Colavita, P.E.; Esteban-Tejeda, L.; Duff, T., 'Beverage Dispensing equipment', Diageo Ireland, WO2019048212A1, 2017 Patent, 2017 URL

M.P. Browne, J.M. Vasconcelos, M. O'Brien, A.A. Rovetta, E.K. McCarthy, G.S. Duesberg, P.E. Colavita, M.E.G. Lyons, Improving the performance of porous nickel foam for water oxidation using hydrothermally prepared metal oxides., Sustainable Energy & Fuels, (1), 2017, p207 - 216 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Suoyuan Lian, Michelle P. Browne, Carlota Domínguez, Serban N. Stamatin, Hugo Nolan, Georg S. Duesberg, Michael E. G. Lyons, Emiliano Fonda, Paula E. Colavita, Template-free synthesis of mesoporous manganese oxides with catalytic activity in the oxygen evolution reaction, Sustainable Energy Fuels, 1, 2017, p780- Journal Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text DOI

Stamatin, Serban N., Hussainova, Irina, Ivanov, Roman, Colavita, Paula E., Quantifying Graphitic Edge Exposure in Graphene-Based Materials and Its Role in Oxygen Reduction Reactions, ACS Catalysis, 6, (8), 2016, p5215-5221 Journal Article, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Michelle P. Browne, H. Nolan, Brendan Twamley, Georg S. Duesberg, Paula E. Colavita, Michael E.G. Lyons, Thermally prepared Mn2O3 /RuO2/Ru thin films as highly active catalysts for the Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Media, ChemElectroChem, 3, (11), 2016, p1847 - 1855 Journal Article, 2016 URL

Browne, Michelle P., Nolan, Hugo, Duesberg, Georg S., Colavita, Paula E., Lyons, Michael E. G., Low-Overpotential High-Activity Mixed Manganese and Ruthenium Oxide Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Media, Acs Catalysis, 6, (4), 2016, p2408-2415 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Michelle P. Browne, Hugo Nolan, Nina C. Berner, Georg S. Duesberg, Michael E.G. Lyons, Electrochromic nickel oxide films for smart window applications, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 11, 2016, p6636 - 6647 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text URL

Zen, Federico, Angione, M. Daniela, Behan, James A., Cullen, Ronan J., Duff, Thomas, Vasconcelos, Joana M., Scanlan, Eoin M., Colavita, Paula E., Modulation of Protein Fouling and Interfacial Properties at Carbon Surfaces via Immobilization of Glycans Using Aryldiazonium Chemistry, Scientific Reports, 6, 2016, p24840-1 - 24840-10 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Cullen R.J, Jayasundara D.R, Baker R.J, O'Connell G, Donnelly T, Ballantine K.E, Lunney J.G, Colavita P.E, Laser-driven rapid functionalization of carbon surfaces and its application to the fabrication of fluorinated adsorbers, RSC Advances, 6, (86), 2016, p82924 - 82932 Journal Article, 2016 DOI URL

Browne, Michelle P., Stafford, Shelley, O'Brien, Maria, Nolan, Hugo, Berner, Nina C., Duesberg, Georg S., Colavita, Paula E., Lyons, Michael E. G., The goldilocks electrolyte: examining the performance of iron/nickel oxide thin films as catalysts for electrochemical water splitting in various aqueous NaOH solutions, Journal of Materials Chemistry a, 4, (29), 2016, p11397-11407 Journal Article, 2016 TARA - Full Text DOI

Leticia Esteban-Tejeda, Thomas Duff, Guido Ciapetti, M. Daniela Angione, Adam Myles, Joana M. Vasconcelos, Eoin M. Scanlan, Paula E. Colavita, Stable hydrophilic poly(dimethylsiloxane) via glycan surface functionalization, Polymer, 106, 2016, p1 - 7 Journal Article, 2016 DOI TARA - Full Text

Colavita, P.E.; Scanlan, E.M.; Angione, M.D.; Duff, T., 'Beverage dispensing equipment', EPO, WO2016180729A1, 2015 Patent, 2015 URL

Marzorati, S.; Vasconcelos, J.M.; Ding, J.; Longhi, M.; Colavita, P.E., Template-free ultraspray pyrolysis synthesis of N/Fe-doped carbon microspheres for oxygen reduction electrocatalysis , Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2015, p18920-18927 Journal Article, 2015 DOI TARA - Full Text

Metz, K.M.; Sanders, S.E.; Pender, J.P.; Dix, M.R; Hinds, D.T.; Quinn, S.J.; Ward, A.D.; Duffy P.; Cullen, R.J.; Colavita, P.E., Green Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles via Natural Extracts: The Biogenic Nanoparticle Corona and Its Effects on Reactivity, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 3, (7), 2015, p1610 - 1617 Journal Article, 2015 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Scanlan, E.M.; Colavita, P.E.; Esteban-Tejeda, L.; Duff, T., 'Beverage dispensing equipment', GB, WO2019048212A1, 2015 Patent, 2015 URL

Angione M.D, Duff T, Bell A.P, Stamatin S.N, Fay C, Diamond D, Scanlan E.M, Colavita P.E, Enhanced Antifouling Properties of Carbohydrate Coated Poly(ether sulfone) Membranes, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7, (31), 2015, p17238 - 17246 Journal Article, 2015 URL TARA - Full Text DOI

Duffy, P, Cullen, RJ, Jayasundara, DR, Murphy, DM, Fonda, E, Colavita, PE, Electroless deposition and characterization of Fe/FeOx nanoparticles on porous carbon microspheres: structure and surface reactivity, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, (19), 2013, p6043 - 6050 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Murphy, DM, Cullen, RJ, Jayasundara, DR, Doyle, RL, Lyons, MEG, Colavita, PE, Heterogeneous Charge Transfer at the Amorphous Carbon/Solution Interface: Effect on the Spontaneous Attachment of Aryldiazonium Salts, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, (44), 2013, p22768 - 22777 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Jayasundara, DR, Duff, T, Angione, MD, Bourke, J, Murphy, DM, Scanlan, EM, Colavita, PE, Carbohydrate Coatings via Aryldiazonium Chemistry for Surface Biomimicry, Chemistry of Materials, 25, (20), 2013, p4122 - 4128 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Duffy, P.; Reynolds, L. A.; Sanders, S. E.; Metz, K. M.; Colavita, P. E., Natural reducing agents for electroless nanoparticle deposition: Mild synthesis of metal/carbon nanostructured microspheres, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 140, 2013, p343 - 349 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Michelle P Browne, Ronan J Cullen, Richard L. Doyle, Paula E. Colavita and Michael E.G. Lyons, The oxygen evolution reaction at Manganese Oxide films in base: Kinetics and Mechanism, ECS Transactions, 223rd ECS Meeting, Toronto ON Canada, May 12-16 2013, 53, (29), Electrochemical Society, 2013, pp59 - 77 Conference Paper, 2013 URL TARA - Full Text

Browne, M.; Cullen, R. J.; Doyle, R. L.; Colavita, P. E.; Lyons, M. E. G., The Oxygen Evolution Reaction at Manganese Oxide Films in Base: Kinetics and Mechanism, ECS Transactions, 53, 2013, p59 - 77 Journal Article, 2013

Jayasundara, D.R., Cullen, R.J., Colavita, P.E., In situ and real time characterization of spontaneous grafting of aryldiazonium salts at carbon surfaces, Chemistry of Materials, 25, (7), 2013, p1144-1152 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

P. Duffy, L. M. Magno, R. Yadav, S. Roberts, A. D. Ward, S. W. Botchway, P. E. Colavita and S. J. Quinn, Incandescent Porous Carbon Microspheres to Light up Cells: Solution Phenomena and Cellular Uptake, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, (2), 2012, p432 - 439 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Eoin M. SCANLAN, Paula E. COLAVITA, Deirdre Murphy, Jean BOURKE, 'Carbohydrate Functionalised Surfaces', EPO, 2012, Trinity College Dublin Patent, 2012 URL

Metz, K.M.; Colavita, P.E.; Tse, K.-Y.; Hamers, R.J., Nanotextured gold coatings on carbon nanofiber scaffolds as ultrahigh surface-area electrodes, Journal of Power Sources, 198, (15), 2012, p393-401 Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Cullen, R. J.; Jayasundara, D.; Soldi, L.; Cheng, J.; DuFaure, G.; Colavita, P. E., Spontaneous grafting of nitrophenyl groups on amorphous carbon thin films: A structure-reactivity investigation, Chemistry of Materials, 24, (6), 2012, p1031 - 1040 Journal Article, 2012 TARA - Full Text DOI

Murphy, D.; Cullen, R. J.; Jayasundara, D.; Scanlan, E. M.; Colavita, P. E., Study of the spontaneous attachment of polycyclic aryldiazonium salts on amorphous carbon substrates, RSC Advances, 2, (16), 2012, p6527 - 6534 Journal Article, 2012 DOI TARA - Full Text

R. J. Baker, P.E. Colavita, D. Murphy, J. A. Platts and J. D. Wallace, Fluorine-Fluorine Interactions in the Solid State: An Experimental and Theoretical Study, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 116, 2012, p1435 - 1444 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Jayasundara, D.; Cullen, R.J.; Soldi, L.; Colavita, P.E., In situ studies of the adsorption kinetics of 4-nitrobenzenediazonium salt on gold, Langmuir, 27, (21), 2011, p13029 - 13036 Journal Article, 2011 DOI TARA - Full Text

Soldi, L, Cullen, RJ, Jayasundara, DR, Scanlan, EM, Giordani, S, Colavita, PE, Photochemically Triggered Alkylthiol Reactions on Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 2011, p10196 - 10204 Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text DOI

Wang, XY, Colavita, PE, Streifer, JA, Butler, JE, Hamers, RJ, Photochemical Grafting of Alkenes onto Carbon Surfaces: Identifying the Roles of Electrons and Holes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, (9), 2010, p4067-4074 Journal Article, 2010 DOI

Colavita, PE, Sun, B, Wang, XY, Hamers, RJ, Influence of Surface Termination and Electronic Structure on the Photochemical Grafting of Alkenes to Carbon Surfaces, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 113, 2009, 1526-1535 Journal Article, 2009 DOI

Colavita, P.E., Sun, B., Tse, K.-Y. and Hamers, R.J. , Photo-induced Surface Functionalization of Carbon Surfaces: The Role of Photoelectron Ejection, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 26, (4), 2008, p925 - 931 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Paoprasert, P, Park, B, Kim, H, Colavita, P, Hamers, RJ, Evans, PG, Gopalan, P, Dipolar Chromophore Functional Layers in Organic Field Effect Transistors, ADVANCED MATERIALS, 20, (21), 2008, p4180-+ Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Colavita, P.E., Streifer, J.A., Sun, B., Wang, X., Warf, P. and Hamers, R.J., Enhancement of photochemical grafting of terminal alkenes via molecular mediators: the role of surface-bound electron acceptors, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, (13), 2008, p5102-5112 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Colavita, PE, Streifer, JA, Sun, B, Wang, XY, Warf, P, Hamers, RJ, Enhancement of photochemical grafting of terminal alkenes at surfaces via molecular mediators: The role of surface-bound electron acceptors, JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 112, (13), 2008, 5102-5112 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Myrick, ML, Greer, AE, Nieuwland, AA, Priore, RJ, Scaffidi, J, Andreatta, D, Colavita, P, Birge-Sponer estimation of the C-H bond dissociation energy in chloroform using infrared, near-infrared, and visible absorption spectroscopy - An experiment in physical chemistry, JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION, 85, 2008, p1276-1278 Journal Article, 2008

Kim, H, Colavita, PE, Paoprasert, P, Gopalan, P, Kuech, TF, Hamers, RJ, Grafting of molecular layers to oxidized gallium nitride surfaces via phosphonic acid linkages, Surface Science, 602, 2008, 2382-2388 Journal Article, 2008 DOI

Scrivens, WA, Luo, Y, Sutton, MA, Collette, SA, Myrick, ML, Miney, P, Colavita, PE, Reynolds, AP, Li, X, Development of patterns for digital image correlation measurements at reduced length scales, EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS, 47, 2007, p63-77 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Peng, WN, Roberts, MM, Nordberg, EP, Flack, FS, Colavita, PE, Hamers, RJ, Savage, DE, Lagally, MG, Eriksson, MA, Single-crystal silicon/silicon dioxide multilayer heterostructures based on nanomembrane transfer, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 90, 2007, p183107- Journal Article, 2007 DOI TARA - Full Text

Peng, W., Roberts, M.M., Nordberg, E.P., (...), Lagally, M.G., Eriksso, M.A. , A novel method to fabricate multiple-layer SOI - Single-crystal Si nanomembrane transfer and stacking , 13th International Symposium on Silicon-On-Insulator Technology and Devices - 211th ECS Meeting, Chicago, 6-11 May, 6, (4), 2007, 333-338 Conference Paper, 2007 DOI

Wang, X, Colavita, PE, Metz, KM, Butler, JE, Hamers, RJ, Direct photopatterning and SEM Imaging of molecular monolayers on diamond surfaces: Mechanistic insights into UV-Initiated molecular grafting, LANGMUIR, 23, 2007, p11623-11630 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Park, B, Paoprasert, P, In, I, Zwickey, J, Colavita, PE, Hamers, RJ, Gopalan, P, Evans, PG, Functional self-assembled monolayers for optimized photoinduced charge transfer in organic field effect transistors, Advanced Materials, 19, 2007, 4353-4357 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Colavita, P.E., Sun, B., Tse, K.Y. and Hamers, R.J. , Photochemical grafting of n-alkenes onto carbon surfaces: the role of photoelectron ejection, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129, (44), 2007, p13554-13565 Journal Article, 2007 DOI

Kim, H, Colavita, PE, Metz, KM, Nichols, BM, Sun, B, Uhlrich, J, Wang, XY, Kuech, TF, Hamers, RJ, Photochemical functionalization of gallium nitride thin films with molecular and biomolecular layers, LANGMUIR, 22, 2006, p8121-8126 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Baker, S.E., Colavita, P.E., Tse, K.Y. and Hamers, R.J., Functionalized vertically aligned carbon nanofibers as scaffolds for immobilization and electrochemical detection of redox-active proteins, Chemistry of Materials , 18, (18), 2006, p4415 - 4422 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Sun, B, Colavita, PE, Kim, H, Lockett, M, Marcus, MS, Smith, LM, Hamers, RJ, Covalent photochemical functionalization of amorphous carbon thin films for integrated real-time biosensing, LANGMUIR, 22, (23), 2006, p9598-9605 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Myrick, ML, Greer, AE, Nieuwland, A, Priore, RJ, Scaffidi, J, Andreatta, D, Colavita, P, Fine-structure measurements of oxygen a band absorbance for estimating the thermodynamic average temperature of the earth's atmosphere - An experiment in physical and environmental chemistry, Journal of Chemical Education, 83, 2006, p263- Journal Article, 2006 DOI

Baker, SE, Colavita, PE, Tse, KY, Hamers, RJ, Functionalized vertically aligned carbon nanofibers as scaffolds for immobilization and electrochemical detection of redox-active proteins, Chemistry of Materials, 18, 2006, p4415-4422 Journal Article, 2006 DOI

, Structural characterization of self-assembled monolayers within molecular junctions: Effects of metallization and of substrate lateral confinement, 2005 Journal Article, 2005

Colavita, PE, Miney, PG, Taylor, L, Priore, R, Pearson, DL, Ratliff, J, Ma, SG, Ozturk, O, Chen, DA, Myrick, ML, Effects of metal coating on self-assembled monolayers on gold. 2. Copper on an oligo(phenylene-ethynylene) monolayer, LANGMUIR, 21, 2005, p12268-12277 Journal Article, 2005 DOI

Collette, SA, Sutton, MA, Miney, P, Reynolds, AP, Li, XD, Colavita, PE, Scrivens, WA, Luo, Y, Sudarshan, T, Muzykov, P, Myrick, ML, Development of patterns for nanoscale strain measurements: I. Fabrication of imprinted Au webs for polymeric materials, NANOTECHNOLOGY, 15, 2004, p1812- Journal Article, 2004 DOI

Myrick, ML, Colavita, PE, Greer, AE, Long, B, Andreatta, D, Use of molecular symmetry to describe Pauli principle effects on the vibration-rotation spectroscopy of CO2(g), Journal of Chemical Education, 81, 2004, p379 Journal Article, 2004 DOI

Seminario, JM, Ma, YF, Agapito, LA, Yan, LM, Araujo, RA, Bingi, S, Vadlamani, NS, Chagarlamudi, K, Sudarshan, TS, Myrick, ML, Colavita, PE, Franzon, PD, Nackashi, DP, Cheng, L, Yao, YX, Tour, JM, Clustering effects on discontinuous gold film NanoCells, JOURNAL OF NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY, 4, 2004, p907-917 Journal Article, 2004 DOI

Doescher, MS, Evans, U, Colavita, PE, Miney, PG, Myrick, ML, Construction of a nanowell electrode array by electrochemical gold stripping and ion bombardment, ELECTROCHEMICAL AND SOLID STATE LETTERS, 6, 2003 Journal Article, 2003

Miney, PG, Colavita, PE, Schiza, MV, Priore, RJ, Haibach, FG, Myrick, ML, Growth and characterization of a porous aluminum oxide film formed on an electrically insulating support, ELECTROCHEMICAL AND SOLID STATE LETTERS, 6, 2003 Journal Article, 2003

Colavita, P.E., Doescher, M.S., Molliet, A., Evans, U., Reddic, J., Zhou, J., Chen, D., Miney, P.G. and Myrick, M.L. , Effects of metal coating on self-assembled monolayers on gold. 1. copper on dodecanethiol and octadecanethiol, Langmuir, 18, (22), 2002, p8503 - 8509 Journal Article, 2002 DOI

Stener, M, Fronzoni, G, Toffoli, D, Colavita, P, Furlan, S, Decleva, P, Valence and core photoemission in M@C-60 (M = Be, Mg, Ca), JOURNAL OF PHYSICS B-ATOMIC MOLECULAR AND OPTICAL PHYSICS, 35, 2002 Journal Article, 2002

Dal Santo, V.; Dossi, C.; Recchia, S.; Colavita, P. E.; Vlaic, G.; Psaro, R., Carbon tetrachloride hydrodechlorination with organometallics-based platinum and palladium catalysts on MgO, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A-Chemical, 182, (1), 2002, p157 - 166 Journal Article, 2002

Evans, U, Colavita, PE, Doescher, MS, Schiza, M, Myrick, ML, Construction and characterization of a nanowell electrode array, Nano Letters, 2, 2002, p641-645 Journal Article, 2002 DOI

Fronzoni, G, Colavita, P, Stener, M, De Alti, G, Decleva, P, Theoretical study of photoionization processes in Fe(C5H5)(2), Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 105, (42), 2001, p9800 - 9812 Journal Article, 2001

Colavita, P, De Alti, G, Fronzoni, G, Stener, M, Decleva, P, Theoretical study of the valence and core photoemission spectra of C-60, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3, 2001, p4481-4487 Journal Article, 2001 TARA - Full Text DOI

Colavita, P., De Alti, G., Fronzoni, G., Stener, M. and Decleva, P., Theoretical study of the valence and core photoemission spectra of C-60, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 3, (20), 2001, p4481 - 4487 Journal Article, 2001

Brubach, J.B., Mermet, A., Filabozzi, A., Colavita, P., Gerschel, A. and Roy, P., Infrared investigation of water encapsulated in non ionic reverse micelles, Journal De Physique IV, 10, (P7), 2000, p215 - 218 Journal Article, 2000

Vlaic, G.; Andreatta, D.; Cepparo, A.; Colavita, P. E.; Fonda, E.; Michalowicz, A., Estimation of the experimental standard deviations in EXAFS measurements, Journal of synchrotron radiation, 6, 1999, p225 - 227 Journal Article, 1999

Fonda, E, Andreatta, D, Colavita, PE, Vlaic, G, EXAFS analysis of the L-3 edge of Ce in CeO2: effects of multielectron excitations and final-state mixed valence, Journal of Synchrotron Radiation, 6, 1999, p34 - 42 Journal Article, 1999

Vlaic, G.; Andreatta, D.; Colavita, P. E., Characterisation of heterogeneous catalysts by EXAFS, Catalysis today, 41, (1-3), 1998, p261 - 275 Journal Article, 1998

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Electrocatalysis at Nanocarbons: Model Systems and Applications in Energy Conversion in, editor(s)N. Yang, G. Zhao and J. Foord , Nanocarbon Electrochemistry, Chichester, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2020, pp201 - 249, [Domínguez, C., Behan, J.A. and Colavita, P.E.] Book Chapter, 2020

P. Duffy, L. M. Magno, R. Yadav, S. Roberts, A. D. Ward, S. W. Botchway, P. E. Colavita and S. J. Quinn, Incandescent Porous Carbon Microspheres to Light up Cells: Solution Phenomena and Cellular Uptake, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Reports, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory , 2011 Report, 2011

Duffy, P., Murphy, D., Soldi, L., Cullen, R.J., Colavita, P.E., Iron based nanomaterials for reductive remediation of pollutants, Meteau 2010; 4th International Conference - Metals and Related Substances in Water, Kristianstad, Sweden, October 13-15, 2010, 2010 Conference Paper, 2010

Duffy, P., Cullen, R.J., Murphy, D., Soldi, L., and Colavita, P. E., New composite materials for reductive remediation of pollutants, Meteau 2009; 3rd International Conference - Metals and Related Substances in Water, Ioannina, Greece, October 21-23, 2009, 2009, pp41 - 49 Conference Paper, 2009

Copper coated self-assembled monolayers: alkanethiols and prospective molecular wires in, editor(s)Lakowicz, J.R. Geddes, C.D. , Topics in Fluorescence Spectroscopy: Radiative Decay Engineering, New York, Springer, 2005, pp275 - 300, [P. E. Colavita, P. Miney, L. Taylor, M. Doescher, A. Molliet, J. Reddic, J. Zhou, D. Pearson, D. Chen and M. L. Myrick] Book Chapter, 2005

Research Expertise

Projects

  • Title
    • Advancing the green transition via novel electrode materials for valorisation processes
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/09/2020
  • Date To
    • 31/08/2024
  • Title
    • Rational design of amorphous carbon materials for the control of interfacial charge transfer and catalytic properties
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 10/07/2014
  • Date To
    • 09/07/2019
  • Title
    • HiBriCarbon - Mixed Biotic and abiotic functionalysed electrodes for Plant Microbial Fuel Cells applications
  • Funding Agency
    • H2020
  • Date From
    • 03/09/2018
  • Date To
    • 02/09/2020
  • Title
    • FREMAB - Environmentally friendly carbon cathode electrocatalysts for metal-air batteries
  • Funding Agency
    • H2020
  • Date From
    • 01/07/2017
  • Date To
    • 10/05/2018
  • Title
    • Structure-activity studies of amorphous carbon materials for electroanalytical and fuel cell applications
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Research Council
  • Date From
    • 01/10/2014
  • Date To
    • 30/09/2018
  • Title
    • Understanding lipid/carbon interactions for the rational design of biomaterials
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/04/2013
  • Date To
    • 31/10/2017
  • Title
    • Sugar grafting to carbon surfaces for the tailoring of the biofilm-electrode interface
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Research Council and French Embassy
  • Date From
    • 01/06/2016
  • Date To
    • 31/05/2017
  • Title
    • Development of Coating Technology for Delaying Biofouling in Beer Dispensing Systems
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 11/04/2016
  • Date To
    • 12/04/2017
  • Title
    • EXAFS studies of Mn/Ru mixed oxide electrodes with exceptional OER catalytic activity
  • Funding Agency
    • SOLEIL Synchrotron
  • Date From
    • 20/09/2016
  • Date To
    • 26/09/2016
  • Title
    • Synthesis and structural characterization of porous manganese oxides for electrocatalytic and photocatalytic applications in energy conversion
  • Funding Agency
    • Irish Research Council
  • Date From
    • 01/10/2014
  • Date To
    • 30/09/2016
  • Title
    • Up-Scaling of Glycoat Study and Modelling the movement of water and Salmon Aqauculture Pens
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/06/2016
  • Date To
    • 30/11/2016
  • Title
    • Development of Cleanliness Control Protocols for Beer Dispensing Systems
  • Funding Agency
    • Enterprise Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/07/2014
  • Date To
    • 31/12/2015
  • Title
    • Natural antifouling coatings via photochemical reactions
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/01/2013
  • Date To
    • 30/04/2014
  • Title
    • Development of Biomimetic Antifouling Coating Technology for Sensor and Food Applications
  • Funding Agency
    • Enterprise Ireland
  • Date From
    • 15/01/2013
  • Date To
    • 30/05/2014
  • Title
    • New biocompatible carbon coatings for implants and biodevices
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/01/2012
  • Date To
    • 31/03/2013
  • Title
    • Market feasibility study on applications of GlycoCoat technology
  • Funding Agency
    • Enterprise Ireland
  • Date From
    • 15/02/2012
  • Date To
    • 11/04/2012
  • Title
    • Photochemistry on model carbon surfaces: understanding the role of photoinduced charge transfer in heterogeneous reactions of combustion carbon aerosols
  • Funding Agency
    • Science Foundation Ireland
  • Date From
    • 01/07/2009
  • Date To
    • 31/12/2013
  • Title
    • New delivery agents for nanosized zero-valent iron: Fe/C nanocomposites for in situ reductive remediation of pollutants
  • Funding Agency
    • Environmental Protection Agency Ireland
  • Date From
    • 1/10/2008
  • Date To
    • 4/01/2013

Keywords

AMORPHOUS CARBON; Analytical chemistry; CARBON; Carbon nanostructures; Electrochemistry; Environmental Chemistry; FUNCTIONALIZATION; MATERIALS SCIENCE; NANOPARTICLES; NANOSCALE; NANOSPHERES; Spectroscopy; Surface chemistry

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Guy Lipscomb Award for Excellence in Chemistry & Biochemistry for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student April 6, 2005

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, awarded by NSF August 2001

Joseph B. Bouknight Teaching Award 2000 and 2001

Peyton Teague Graduate Fellowship 2000

Dean's Fellowship 2000

Memberships

American Chemical Society 2004 – present

Royal Society of Chemistry 2009 – present