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Professor Paula Colavita

Professor in (Chemistry)

  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
 Rational design of amorphous carbon materials for the control of interfacial charge transfer and catalytic properties
 HiBriCarbon - Mixed Biotic and abiotic functionalysed electrodes for Plant Microbial Fuel Cells applications
 FREMAB - Environmentally friendly carbon cathode electrocatalysts for metal-air batteries
 Structure-activity studies of amorphous carbon materials for electroanalytical and fuel cell applications

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Details Date From Date To
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
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, PUBLISHED  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, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  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, PUBLISHED
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

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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