School of Green Chemistry and Engineering

SGCE Faculty and Student Publications:


N.H. Godage; E. Gionfriddo. "Use of natural sorbents as alternative and green extractive materials: A critical review", Analytica Chimica Acta 2020, 1125, 187-200.

E. Gionfriddo. "Development of Alternative Green Sample Preparation Techniques", Separations 2020, 7(2), 31.

F. Wu; J. P. Ariyarathna; N. Kaur; N. Alom; M. L. Kennell; O. H. Bassiouni; W. Li. "Halogen-Bond-Induced Consecutive Csp3–H Aminations via Hydrogen Atom Transfer Relay Strategy", Organic Letters 2020, 22, 2135-2140.

E. Gionfriddo. "Green analytical solutions for sample preparation: solid phase microextraction and related techniques", Physical Sciences Review 2020.

A Rohanifar; N Alipourasiabi; G.S.S. Sunder; J Lawrence; JR Kirchhoff. "Reversible chelating polymer for determination of heavy metals by dispersive micro solid-phase extraction with ICP-MS", Microchimica Acta 2020, 187, 339.

F. Wu; J. P. Ariyarathna; N. Alom; N. Kaur; W. Li. "Oxyamination of Unactivated Alkenes with Electron-Rich Amines and Acids via a Catalytic Triiodide Intermediate", Organic Letters 2020, 22, 884-890.

G.S.S. Sunder; S. Adhikari; A. Rohanifar; A. Poudel; J.R. Kirchhoff. "Evolution of Environmentally Friendly Strategies for Metal Extraction", Separations 2020, 7(1), 4.

B. Pendyala; M Hanifzadej; G A Abel; S Viamajala; S Varanasi. "Production of Organic Acids via Autofermentation of Microalgae: A Promising Approach for Sustainable Algal Biorefineries", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2020, 59, 5, 1772-1780.


R.V. Emmons; R. Tajali; E. Gionfriddo. "Development, Optimization and Applications of Thin Film Solid Phase Microextraction (TF-SPME) Devices for Thermal Desorption: A Comprehensive Review", Separations 2019, 6(3), 39.

A. L. Garreau; H. Zhou; M. Young. "A Protocol for the Ortho-Deuteration of Acidic Aromatic Compounds in D2O Catalyzed by Cationic RhIII, Organic Letters 2019, 21, 7044-7048.

F. Wu; N. Alom; J. P. Ariyarathna; J. Naß; W. Li. "Regioselective Formal [3+2] Cycloadditions of Urea Substrates with Activated and Unactivated Olefins for Intermolecular Olefin Aminooxygenation", Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2019.

D.S.W. Palagama; A.M. Devasurendra; D. Baliu-Rodriguez; J.R. Kirchhoff; D. Isailovic. "Treated rice husk as a recyclable sorbent for the removal of microcystins from water", Science of The Total Environment 2019, 666, 1292-1300.

N. Che Mat; G. Lipscomb. "Global sensitivity analysis for hybrid membrane-cryogenic post combustion carbon capture process", International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 2019, 81, 157-169.


B. Bhattarai; Y. Zaker; T. P. Bigioni. "Green synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles: Challenges and opportunities", Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry 2018, 12, 91-100.

A.M. Devasurendra; D.S.W. Palagama; A. Rohanifar; D. Isailovic; J.R. Kirchhoff; J.L. Anderson. "Solid-phase extraction, quantification, and selective determination of microcystins in water with a gold-polypyrrole nanocomposite sorbent material", Journal of Chromatography 2018, 1560:1-9.


B Maddi; S Viamajala; S Varanasi. "Pyrolytic Fractionation: A Promising Thermochemical Technique for Processing Oleaginous (Algal) Biomass", ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2017, 6, 1, 237-247.

B. Bhetuwal; J. Woodward; X. Li; J. Zhu. "Stereoselective β-mannosylation via anomeric O-Alkylation: Concise synthesis of β-D-Xyl-(l→2)-β-D-Man-(1→4)-α-D-Glc-OMe, a trisaccharide oligomer of the hyriopsis schlegelii glycosphingolipid", Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry 2017, 36, 162-172.

A Devasurendra; C Zhang; J Young; LM Tillekeratne; JL Anderson; JR Kirchhoff. "Electropolymerized Pyrrole-Based Conductive Polymeric Ionic Liquids and Their Application for Solid-Phase Microextraction", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 29, 24955-24963.

S. Alipour; H. Omidvarborna; P. Relue; S. Viamajala; S. Varanasi. "Enzymatic and catalytic hybrid method for levulinic acid synthesis from biomass sugars", Journal of Cleaner Production 2017, 143, 490-496.


GA Abel; S Viamajala; S Varanasi; K Yamamoto. "Toward Sustainable Synthesis of PA12 (Nylon-12) Precursor from Oleic Acid Using Ring-Closing Metathesis", ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2016. 4, 10, 5703-5710.

JA Young; C Zhang; AM Devasurendra; LM Tillekeratne; JL Anderson; JR Kirchhoff. "Conductive polymeric ionic liquids for electroanalysis and solid-phase microextraction", Analytica Chimica Acta 2016, 910, 45-52.


KL Mock; LM Tillekeratne; JR Kirchhoff. "Synthesis and characterization of water soluble choline labeled cadmium selenide/zinc selenide/zinc sulfide luminescent quantum dots", Inorganic Chemistry Communications 2015, 60, 87-90.


AY Mudiyanselage; S Viamajala; S Varanasi; K Yamamoto. "Simple Ring-Closing Metathesis Approach for Synthesis of PA11, 12, and 13 Precursors from Oleic Acid", ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2014, 2, 12, 2831-2836.


Li, B.; Relue, P.; Varanasi, S. “Simultaneous Isomerization and Reactive Extraction of Biomass Sugars for High Yield Production of Ketose Sugars,” Green Chemistry 2012, in press.

Gaitonde, V.; Sucheck, S. J. “Synthesis of β-Glycosyl Amides from N-Glycosyl Dinitrobenzenesulfonamides,” Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry 2012, 31, 433−450.

Li, X.; Zhu, J. “Recent Advances in Transition Metal–Catalyzed O-Glycosylations,” Journal of Carbohydrate Chemistry 2012, 31, 284−324. 

Yao, H.; Tanga,Y.; Yamamoto, K. “Metal-free oxidative amide formation with N-hydroxysuccinimide and hypervalent iodine reagents,” Tetrahedron Letters 2012, in press.

Khatri, H. R.; Zhu, J. “Synthesis of Complex ortho-Allyliodoarenes Employing Reductive Iodonio-Claisen Rearrangement,” Chemistry: a European Journal 2012, in press.

Yao, H.; Yamamoto, K. “Aerobic Amide Bond Formation with N-hydroxysuccinimide,” Chemistry: An Asian Journal 2012, 7, 1542−1545.

Beck, J. F.; Schmidt, J. A. R. “Hydroamination of 1,1-dimethylallene with primary aryl amines under mild conditions: An atom-economical route to N-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-anilines,” RSC Advances 2012, 2, 128–131. 

Kingsley, N. B.; Kirschbaum, K.; Teprovich, J. A., Jr.; Flowers, R. A. II, Mason, M. R. “Synthesis and Calorimetric, Spectroscopic, and Structural Characterization of Isocyanide Complexes of Trialkylaluminum and Tri-tert-butylgallium,” Inorganic Chemistry 2012, 51, 2494−2502.

Song, B.; Kirschbaum, K.; Mason, M. R. “Planar, Three-Coordinate Boron Monohydrides Ligated by Bis(3-methylindolyl)methanes,” Organometallics 2012, 31, 191−196. 

Joshi, M. D.; Steyer, D. J.; Anderson, J. L. “Evaluating the complexation behavior and regeneration of boron selective glucaminium-based ionic liquids when used as extraction solvents,” Analytica Chimica Acta 2012, in press.

Joshi, M. D.; Anderson, J. L. “Recent Advances of Ionic Liquids in Separation Science and Mass Spectrometry,” RSC Advances 2012, 2, 5470−5484.

Ho, T. D.; Joshi, M. D.; Silver, M. A.; Anderson, J. L. "Selective extraction of genotoxic impurities and structurally alerting compounds using polymeric ionic liquid sorbent coatings in solid-phase microextraction: Alkyl halides and aromatics" Journal of Chromatography A 2012, 1240, 29−44. 

Gegout, C.; McAtee, M. L.; Bennett, N. M.; Tillekeratne, L. M. V.; Kirchhoff, J. R. “Synthesis and characterization of luminescent cadmium selenide/zinc selenide/zinc sulfide cholinomimetic quantum dots,” Nanoscale 2012, 4, 4719.

Tessema, M. M.; Giolando, D. M. “Pinhole treatment of a CdTe photovoltaic device by electrochemical polymerization technique,” Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2012, in press.

Last Updated: 8/4/20