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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
 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
Brunet Cabre, M. and Spurling, D. and Martinuz, P. and Longhi, M. and Schröder, C. and Nolan, H. and Nicolosi, V. and Colavita, P.E. and McKelvey, K., Isolation of pseudocapacitive surface processes at monolayer MXene flakes reveals delocalized charging mechanism, Nature Communications, 14, (1), 2023, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Hugo Nolan, MoS2/carbon heterostructured catalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction: N-doping modulation of substrate effects in acid and alkaline electrolytes, CARBON, 202, (Part 2), 2023, p70 - 80, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Hinds, D.T. and Belhout, S.A. and Colavita, P.E. and Ward, A.D. and Quinn, S.J., Microsphere-supported gold nanoparticles for SERS detection of malachite green, Materials Advances, 2023, p19220-19225 , Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Cabre, M.B. and Paiva, A.E. and Velicky, M. and Colavita, P.E. and McKelvey, K., Electrochemical Detection of Isolated Nanoscale Defects in 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 126, (28), 2022, p11636-11641 , Notes: [cited By 1], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Villapun Puzas, V.M. and Carter, L.N. and Schroder, C. and Colavita, P.E. and Hoey, D.A. and Webber, M.A. and Addison, O. and Shepherd, D.E.T. and Attallah, M.M. and Grover, L.M. and Cox, S.C., Surface Free Energy Dominates the Biological Interactions of Postprocessed Additively Manufactured Ti-6Al-4V, ACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering, 2022, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Iannaci, A. and Ingle, S. and Dominguez, C. and Longhi, M. and Merdrignac-Conanec, O. and Ababou-Girard, S. and Barriere, F. and Colavita, P.E., Nanoscaffold effects on the performance of air-cathodes for microbial fuel cells: Sustainable Fe/N-carbon electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction under neutral pH conditions, Bioelectrochemistry, 142, (107937), 2021, Notes: [cited By 7], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Brunet Cabre, M. and Paiva, A.E. and Velicky, M. and Colavita, P.E. and McKelvey, K., Electrochemical kinetics as a function of transition metal dichalcogenide thickness, Electrochimica Acta, 393, (139027), 2021, Notes: [cited By 6], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Iannaci, A. and Myles, A. and Philippon, T. and BarriÚre, F. and Scanlan, E.M. and Colavita, P.E., Controlling the carbon-bio interface via glycan functional adlayers for applications in microbial fuel cell bioanodes, Molecules, 26, (16), 2021, Notes: [cited By 0], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Lundahl, M.L.E. and Fogli, S. and Colavita, P.E. and Scanlan, E.M., Aggregation of protein therapeutics enhances their immunogenicity: Causes and mitigation strategies, RSC Chemical Biology, 2, (4), 2021, p1004-1020 , Notes: [cited By 3], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
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

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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