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50) Huang, J.; Zhu, J.; Morris, A.J.; Turner, S.R. “Nanoporous Highly Crosslinked Polymer Networks with Covalently Bonded Amines for CO2 Capture Polymer.” Polymer, 2018, Accepted.

49) Zhu, J.; Liu, J.; Machain, Y.; Bonnett, B.; Lin, S.; Cai, M.; Kessinger, M.C.; Usov, P.M.; Xu, W.; Senanayake, S.D.; Troya, D.; Esker, A.R.; Morris, A.J.* “Insights into CO2 Adsorption and Chemical Fixation Properties of VPI-100 Metal-Organic Frameworks.” J. Mater. Chem. A., 2018, Accepted. DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06383D

48) Rowe, J. M.; Zhu, J.; Soderstrom, E.M.; Xu, W.; Yakovenko, A.; Morris, A.J.* “Sensitized Photon Upconversion in Anthracene-Based Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks.” Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 7798-7801.
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/cc/c8cc01893f#!divAbstract

Sensitized upconversion between surface attached palladium porphyrins and an anthracene metal organic framework

47) Grissom, T.G.; Sharp, C.H.; Usov, P.M.; Troya, D.; Morris, A.J.; Morris, J.R. “Benzene, Toluene, and Xylene Transport through UiO-66: Diffusion Rates, Energetics, and the Role of Hydrogen Bonding.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 122 (28), 16060-16069.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b03356

46) Serra-Maia, R.; Bellier, M.; Chastka, S.; Tranhuu, K.; Subowo, A.; Rimstidt, J.; Usov, P.; Morris, A.; Michel, F. “Mechanisms and Kinetics of Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition on Platinum Nanocatalysts.” ACS Appl. Mater. and Interfaces., 2018, 10 (25), 21224-21234.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.8b02345

45) Driscoll, D.; Troya, D.; Usov, P.; Maynes, A.; Morris, A.J.; Morris, J. “Characterization of Undercoordinated Zr Defect Sites in UiO-66 with Vibrational Spectroscopy of Adsorbed CO.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 122 (26), 14582-14589.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b03283

44) Roth, K.L.; Epley, C.C.; Novak, J.L.; McAndrew, M.L.; Cornell, H.; Zhu, J.; McDaniel, D.; Davis, J.; Allen, I.C.; Morris, A.J.*; Grove, T.Z.* “Photo-triggered Release of 5-fluorouracil from a MOF Drug Delivery Vehicle.” Chem. Comm., 2018, 54, 7617-7620.
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/cc/c8cc01601a#!divAbstract

43)  Lin, S.; Usov, P.; Morris, A.J.* “The Role of Redox Hopping in Metal-Organic Framework Electrocatalysis.” Chem. Comm., 2018, 54, 6965-6974.
https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/cc/c8cc01664j#!divAbstract

42) Li, Z.; Omidvar, N.; Chin, W.S.; Robb, E.; Morris, A.; Achenie, L.; Xin, H. “Machine-Learning Energy Gaps of Porphyrins with Molecular Graph Representations.” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2018, 122 (18), 4571-4578.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpca.8b02842

41) Kessinger, M. C.; Langlois, R.; Roof, J.; Shaikh, S. M.; Tanko, J. M.; Morris, A. J.* “Improving the Efficiency of the Mn2+/3+ Couple in Quantum Dot Solar Cells: The Role of Spin Crossover.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 122 (25), 14135-14149.
https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01361

40) Zhu, J.; Shaikh, S.; Mayhall, N. J.; Morris, A. J. Energy Transfer in Metal-Organic Frameworks. In Elaboration and Applications of Metal-Organic Frameworks; Series on Chemistry, Energy and the Environment; WORLD SCIENTIFIC, 2017; Vol. Volume 2, pp 581–654. http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/9789813226739_0014

39) Zhu, J.; Usov, P.; Xu, W.; Celis-Salazar, P.J.; Lin, S.; Kessinger, M.C.; Landaverde-Alvardo, C.; Cai, M.; May, A.M.; Slebodnick, C.; Zhu, D.; Senanyake, S.D.; Morris, A.J.* “A New Class of Metal-Cyclam based Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks for CO2 Adsorption and Chemical Fixation.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 993-1003.
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/jacs.7b10643

38) Lin, S; Ravari, A.K., Zhu, J.; Usov, P.; Cai, M.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Pushkar, Y.; Morris, A.J.* “Insights into MOF Reactivity: Chemical Water Oxidation Catalysis [Ru(tpy)(dcbpy)OH2]2+ Modified Metal-Organic Framework.” ChemSusChem, 2018, 11, 463-471.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cssc.201701644

37) Epley, C.C.; Love, M.D.; Morris, A.J.* “Characterizing Defects in a UiO-AZB Metal-Organic Framework.” Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (22), 13777-13784 http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01801

36) Rowe, J. M.; Soderstrom, E. M.; Zhu, J.; Usov, P. M.; Morris, A. J.* “Synthesis, Characterization and Luminescent Properties of Two New Zr(IV) Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Anthracene Derivatives.” Can. J. Chem. 2017.
http://www.nrcresearchpress.com/doi/abs/10.1139/cjc-2017-0445#.WgSLDGiPLcs

35) Celis-Salazar, P.J.; Epley, C.C.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Maza, W.A.; Usov, P.M.; Morris, A.J.* “Proton-Coupled Electron Transport in Anthraquinone-Based Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks.” Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (22), 13741-13747. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01656

34) Zhu, Jie; Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.* “Light-Harvesting and Energy Transfer in Ruthenium(II)-Polypyridyl Doped Zirconium(IV) Metal-Organic Frameworks: A Look Toward Solar Cell Applications.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 2017, 344 ,64-77. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.04.025

33) Usov, Pavel M.; Huffman, Brittany; Epley, C.C.; Kessinger, Matthew C.; Zhu, Jie; Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.* “Study of Electrocatalytic Properties of Metal–Organic Framework PCN-223 for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 33539-33543. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsami.7b01547

32) (Cover Article) Epley, C.C.; Roth, K.R.; Lin, S.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Grove, T.Z.; Morris, A.J.* “Cargo Delivery on Demand from Photodegradable MOF Nano-Cages.” Dalt. Trans., 2017, 4917-4922.
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2017/dt/c6dt04787d#!divAbstract

31) Rowe, J.M.; Hay, J.M.; Maza, W.A.; Chapleski, R.C.; Soderstrom, R.; Troya, D.; Morris, A.J.* “Systematic Investigation of the Excited-State Properties of Anthracene-Dicarboxylic Acids.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 2017, 337, 207-215. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.12.021

30) Landaverde-Alvarado, C.; Morris, A.J.; Martin, S.M.* “Gas Sorption and Kinetics of CO2 Sorption and Transport in a Polymorphic Microporous MOF with Open Zn(II) Coordination Sites.” J. CO2 Util., 2017, 19, 40-48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcou.2017.01.029

29) Barr, T.J.; Morris, A.J.; Taheri, A.; Meyer, G.J. “Charge Rectification at Molecular Nanocrystalline TiO2Interfaces: Overlap Optimization To Promote Vectorial Electron Transfer.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2016, 120 (48), 27173-27181. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09761

28) (Cover Article) Lin, S.; Pineda-Galvan, Y.; Maza, W.A.; Epley, C.C.; Zhu, J.; Kessinger, M.C.; Pushkar, Y.; Morris, A.J.* “Electrochemical Water Oxidation by a Catalyst-Modified Metal Organic Framework Thin Film.” ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 514-522. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cssc.201601181/abstract

27) Epley, C.C. and Morris, A.J., (2016) Metal-Organic Frameworks in Theranostic Nanomedicine, In Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Chemistry, Technologies and Applications, Edited by Reeves, Priscilla, Nova Publisher. https://www.novapublishers.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=58184

26) Usov, P.M.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Maza, W.A.; Stratakes, B.; Epley, C.C.; Kessinger, M.C.; Zhu, J.; Morris, A.J.* “Cooperative Electrochemical Water Oxidation by Zr Nodes and Ni-porphyrin Linkers of a PCN-224 MOF Thin Film.” J. Mater. A., 2016, 4, 16818-16823. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2016/ta/c6ta05877a#!divAbstract

25) Padilla, R.; Maza, W.A.; Dominijanni, A.J.; Winkel, B.S.J; Morris, A.J.*; Brewer, K.J. “Pushing the Limits of Structurally-Diverse Light-Harvesting Ru(II) Metal-Organic Chromophores for Photodynamic Therapy.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A.: Chem., 2016, 322, 67-75.

24) Qin, M.; Maza, W.A.; Stratakes, B.M.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Morris, A.J.*; He, Z.* “Nanoparticulate Ni(OH)2 Films Synthesized from Macrocyclic Nickel(II) Cyclam for Hydrogen Production in Microbial Electrolysis Cells.” J. Electro. Soc., 2016, 163 (5), F437-F442.
http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/163/5/F437.abstract

23) Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.*; Mul, G.* (2016) Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Fuels by Novel Green Photo-active Nanomaterials, in Sustainable Energy and Environment Remediation (1st Edition), Edited by Nuraje, N.; Asmatula, R.; Mul, G., Royal Society of Chemistry, 202-239.

22) Maza, W.A.; Haring, A.J.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Epley, C.C.; Lin, S.Y.; Morris, A.J.* “Ruthenium(II)-Polypyridyl Metal-Organic Frameworks as a New Class of Sensitized Solar Cells.” Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 719-727.
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2015/sc/c5sc01565k

21) Maza, W. A.; Padilla, R.; Morris, A.J.* “Concentration Dependent Dimensionality of Resonance Energy Transfer in a Post-Synthetically Doped Morphologically Homologous Analogue of UiO-67 MOF with a Ruthenium (II) Polypyridyl Complex.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137 (25), pp 8161–8168.
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jacs.5b03071

20) Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Landaverde-Alvarado, C.; Whiting, M.; Lin, S.; Slebodnick, C.; Marand, E.; Morris, A.J.* “Thermodynamic Study of CO2 Sorption by Polymorphic Microporous MOFs with Open Zn(II) Coordination Sites.” Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 4328-4336.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ic503047y

19) Haring, A.J.; Pomatto, M.E.; Thornton, M.R.; Morris, A.J.* “MnII/III Complexes as Promising Redox Mediators in Quantum-Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 15061–15067.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am503138d

18) Maza, W.A.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Epley, C.C.; Day, C.S.; Morris, A.J.* “Solvothermal Growth and Photophysical Characterization of a Ruthenium(II) Tris-(2,2′-Bipyridine)-Doped Zirconium UiO-67 Metal Organic Framework Thin Film.” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2014, 118, 14200-14210.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp5034195

17) Chen, B.; Haring, A.J.; Beach, J.A.; Li, M.; Doucette, G.S.; Morris, A.J.; Moore, R.B.; Priya, S. “Visible Light Induced Photocatalytic Activity of Fe(III)/Ti(III) Co-Doped TiO2 Nanostructures.” RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 18033-18037.
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2014/ra/c4ra00702f#!divAbstract

16) Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.* “Photophysical Characterization of a Ruthenium(II) Tris-(2,2′-Bipyridine)-Doped Zirconium UiO-67 Metal Organic Framwork.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2014, 118, 8803-8817. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp501140r

15) Haring, A.J.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Morris, A.J.* “Rethinking Band Bending at the P3HT-TiO2 Interface.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6 (6), 4394-4401.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/am500101u

14) Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Epley, C.C.; Morris, A.J.* “Solvothermal Preparation of an Electrocatalytic Metalloporphyrin MOF Thin Film and its Redox Hopping Charge Transfer Mechanism.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136 (6), 2464–2472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja410684q

13) Haring, Andrew; Morris, A.J.; Hu, M. “Controlling Morphological Parameters of Anodized Titania Nanotubes for Optimized Solar Energy Applications.” Materials, 2012, 5, 1890-1909.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5449041/

12) Anz, S.J.; Fajardo, A.M.; Royea, W.J.; Lewis, N.S.; Morris, A.J., (2012) Semiconductor Photoelectrochemistry, In Characterization of Materials (2nd Edition), Edited by Kaufmann, Elton N, 2, 864-898.

Work Prior to Virginia Tech

11) Bocarsly, A.B.; Gibson, Q.D.; Morris, A.J.; L’Esperance, R.P.; Detweiler, Z.M.; Lakkaraju, P.S.; Zeitler, E.L.; Shaw, T.W. “A Comparative Study of Imidazole and Pyridine Catalyzed Reduction of Carbon Dioxide at Illuminated Iron Pyrite Electrodes” ACS Catal., 2012, 2 (8), 1684-1692.

10) Keets, K.A.; Cole, E.B.; Morris, A.J.; Sivasankar, N.; Teamey, K.; Lakkaraju, P.S.; Bocarsly, A.B., “Analysis of Pyridinium Catalyzed Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical Reduction of CO2: Chemistry and Economic Impact. Indian J. Chem., Sect. A. 2012, 51A(9-10), 1284-1297.

9) Ardo, S.; Achey, D.; Morris, A.J.; Abrahamsson, M.; Meyer, G.J. “Non-Nernstian Two-Electron Transfer Photocatalysis at Metalloporphyrin-TiO2 Interfaces” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133(41), 16572-16580.

8) Morris, A.J.; McGibbon, R.T.; Bocarsly, A.B. “Electrocatalytic Carbon Activation: the Rate-Determining Step of Pyridinium-catalyzed CO2 Reduction.” ChemSusChem, 2011, 4, 191.

7) Cole, E. B.; Lakkaraju, P.S.; Rampulla, D.M.; Morris, A.J.; Abelev, E.; Bocarsly, A.B. “Using a One Electron Shuttle for the Multi-electron Reduction of CO2 to Methanol: Kinetic, Mechanistic, and Structural Insights.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (33), 11539.

6) Keets, K.; Morris, A.; Zeitler, E.; Lakkaraju, P.; Bocarsly, A. “Catalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Methanol and Higher Order Alcohol at a Photoelectrochemical Interface.” Proc. SPIE, 2010, 7770, 77700R-1.

5) Morris, A.J.; Meyer, G.J. “Dynamics and Equilibrium of Heme Axial Ligation in Mesoporous Nanocrystalline TiO2Thin Films.” Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49 (1), 29-37.

4) Morris, A.J.; Meyer, G.J.; Fujita, E. “Molecular Approaches to the Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide for Solar Fuels.” Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42(12), 1983-1994.

3) Morris, A.J.; Marton, A.; Meyer, G.J. “Halide Coordination to Zinc Porphyrin Sensitizers Anchored to Nanocrystalline TiO2.” Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47(17), 7681-7685.

2) Morris, A.J.; Meyer, G.J. “TiO2 Surface Functionalization to Control the Density of States.” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2008, 112(46), 18224-18231.

1) Staniszewski, A.; Morris, A. J.; Ito, T.; Meyer, G. J. “Conduction Band Mediated Electron Transfer Across Nanocrystalline TiO2 Surfaces.” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111(24), 6822-6828