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Dr. Paula Colavita

Associate Professor (Chemistry)

  Analytical chemistry   Carbon nanostructures   Electrochemistry   Environmental Chemistry   Spectroscopy   Surface chemistry
Details Date From Date To
American Chemical Society
Society for Applied Spectroscopy
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, 2017, p1--, Journal Article, IN_PRESS  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, Notes: [Cited By :1 Export Date: 9 January 2017], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI  URL
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, PUBLISHED
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, PUBLISHED  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, PUBLISHED
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, PUBLISHED  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, PUBLISHED
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, PUBLISHED
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, PUBLISHED  URL
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, Notes: [Export Date: 28 August 2015], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL

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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, 2010, pp41 - 49, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
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, PUBLISHED
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, Conference Paper, SUBMITTED
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 , Report, SUBMITTED


Award Date
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