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Dr. Paula Colavita

Associate Professor (Chemistry)
CHEMISTRY BUILDING


  AMORPHOUS CARBON   Analytical chemistry   CARBON   Carbon nanostructures   Electrochemistry   Environmental Chemistry   FUNCTIONALIZATION   MATERIALS SCIENCE   NANOPARTICLES   NANOSCALE   NANOSPHERES   Spectroscopy   Surface chemistry
 Advancing the green transition via novel electrode materials for valorisation processes
 Synthesis and structural characterization of porous manganese oxides for electrocatalytic and photocatalytic applications in energy conversion
 Up-Scaling of Glycoat Study and Modelling the movement of water and Salmon Aqauculture Pens
 Development of Cleanliness Control Protocols for Beer Dispensing Systems
 Natural antifouling coatings via photochemical reactions

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American Chemical Society 2004 present
Royal Society of Chemistry 2009 present
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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
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, PUBLISHED  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, PUBLISHED  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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
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, PUBLISHED  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, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
  

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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, PUBLISHED
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, COMPLETED
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, PUBLISHED
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, 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

  

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