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69) Johnson, E.; Illic, S.; Morris, A.J.* “Design Strategies for Enhanced Conductivity in Metal-Organic Frameworks.” ACS Cent. Sci. 2021, Accepted.

68) An, Y.; Kleinhammes, A.; Doyle, P.; Chen, E-Y.; Song, Y.; Morris, A.J.; Gibbons, B.; Cai, M.; Johnson, K.J.; Shukla, P.B.; Vo, M.N.; Wei, X.; Wilmer, C.E.; Ruffley, J.P.; Huang, L.; Tovar, T.M.; Mahle, J.J.; Karwacki, C.J.; Wu. Y. “In Situ Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Molecular Adsorption and Kinetics in Metal-Organic Framework UiO-66.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2021, 12, 892-899.

67) Chakraborty, A.; Illic, S.; Cai, M.; Gibbons, B.J.; Yang, X.; Slamowitz, C.C.; Morris, A.J.* “Role of Spin-Orbit Coupling in Long Range Energy Transfer in Metal-Organic Frameworks.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 48, 20434–20443.

66) Guiton, Beth S.; Stefik, M.; Augustyn, V.; Banerjee, S.; Bardeen, C.J.; Bartlett, B.M.; Li, J.; Lopez-Mejias, V.; MacGillivray, L.R.; Morris, A.; Rodriquez, E.E.; Samia, A.S.; Sun, H.; Sutter, P.; Talham, D.R. “Frontiers in Hybrid and Interfacial Materials Chemistry Research.”  MRS Bull. 2020, 45, 951-964.

65) Cai, M.; Ding, S.; Gibbons, B.; Yang, X.; Kessinger, M.C.; Morris, A.J.* “Nickel(II)-Modified Covalent-Organic Framework Film for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF).” Chem. Commun. 2020, 56, 14361-14364.

64) Kessinger, M.C.; Brillhart, C.; Vaissier Welborn, V.; Morris. A.J. “The Effect of Inner-Sphere Reorganization on Charge Separated State Lifetimes at Sensitized TiO2 Interfaces.” J. Chem. Phys. 2020, 153, 124711.


63) Newsome, W.J.; Chakraborty, A.; Ly, R.T.; Pour, G.S.; Fairchild, D.C.; Morris, A.J.; Uribe-Romo, F.J. “J-dimer Emission in Interwoven Metal-Organic Frameworks.” Chem. Sci, 2020, 11, 4391-4396.

62) Lin, S.; Cairnie, D.R.; Davis, D.; Chakraborty, A.; Cai, M.; Morris, A.J. “Photoelectrochemical Alcohol Oxidation by Mixed-Linker Metal-Organic Frameworks.” Faraday Discussions, 2021, 225, 371-383.

61) Bonnett, B.L.; Smith, E.D.; De La Garza, M.; Cai, M.; Haag IV, J.V.; Serrano, J.M.; Cornell, H.D.; Gibbons, B.; Martin, S.M.; Morris, A.J. “PCN-222 Metal−Organic Framework Nanoparticles with Tunable Pore Size for Nanocomposite Reverse Osmosis Membranes.” ACS. Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 15765-15773.

60) Cai, M.; Loague, Q.; Morris, A.J. “Design Rules for Efficient Charge Transfer in Metal-organic Frameworks: The Pore Size Effect.” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2020, 11, 3, 702-709.

59) Landaverde-Alvarado, C.; Morris, A.J.; Martin, S.M. “Characterization of Gas Permeation in the Pores of Zn(II)-Based Metal Organic Framework (MOF)/Polymer Composite Membranes” Separation Science and Technology, 2019, 1-11.

58) Celis-Salazar, P.; Cai, M.; Cucinell, C.; Ahrenholtz, S.; Epley, C.; Usov, P.; Morris, A.J.* “Independent Quantification of Electron and Ion Diffusion in Metallocene-Doped Metal-Organic Frameworks Thin Films.’ J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 11947-11953.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03609

57) Shaikh, S. M.; Chakraborty, A.; Alatis, J.; Cai, M.; Danilov, E.; Morris, A.J.* “Light Harvesting and Energy Transfer in a Porphyrin-based Metal Organic Framework.” Faraday Discussions, 2019, 216, 174 – 190
DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00194D

56) Shaikh, S. M.; Usov, P.M.; Zhu, J.; Cai, M.; Alatis, J.; Morris, A.J.* “Synthesis and Defect Characterization of Phase-Pure Zr-MOFs Based on Mesotetracarboxyphenylporphyrin.” Inorg. Chem., 2019, 58, 5145.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00200

55) Grissom, T.G.; Driscoll, D.M.; Troya, D.; Sapienza, N.S.; Usov, P.M.; Morris, A.J., Morris, J.R. “Molecular-Level Insight into CO2 Adsorption on the Zirconium-Based Metal-Organic Framework, UiO-66: A combined Spectroscopic and Computational Approach.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2019, 123, 13731.

59) Driscoll, D. M.; Troya, D.; Usov, P.M.; Maynes, A.J.; Morris, A.J.; Morris, J.R. “Geometry and Energetics of CO Adsorption on Hydroxylated UiO-66.” Phys Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 5078.

DOI: 10.1039/C8CP07778A

53) Wu, C.; Wang, K.; Yan, Y.; Yang, D.; Jiang, Y.; Chi, B.; Liu, J.; Esker, A.R.; Rowe, J.; Morris, A.J.; Sanghadasa, M.; Priya, S. “Fullerene Polymer Complex Inducing Dipole Electric Field for Stable Perovskite Solar Cells.” Adv. Func. Mater., 2019, 29, 1804419.

DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201804419

52) Huang, J.; Zhu, J.; Morris, A.J.; Turner, S.R. “Nanoporous Highly Crosslinked Polymer Networks with Covalently Bonded Amines for CO2 Capture Polymer.” Polymer, 2018, 154, 55-61.

DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2018.08.075

51) Grissom, T.G.; Sharp, C.H.; Usov, P.M.; Troya, D.; Morris, A.J.; Morris, J.R. “Benzene, Toluene, and Xylene Transport through UiO-66: Diffusion Rates, Energetics, and the Role of Hydrogen Bonding.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 122 (28), 16060-16069.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b03356

50) Serra-Maia, R.; Bellier, M.; Chastka, S.; Tranhuu, K.; Subowo, A.; Rimstidt, J.; Usov, P.; Morris, A.; Michel, F. “Mechanisms and Kinetics of Hydrogen Peroxide Decomposition on Platinum Nanocatalysts.” ACS Appl. Mater. and Interfaces., 2018, 10 (25), 21224-21234.

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b02345

49) Driscoll, D.; Troya, D.; Usov, P.; Maynes, A.; Morris, A.J.; Morris, J. “Characterization of Undercoordinated Zr Defect Sites in UiO-66 with Vibrational Spectroscopy of Adsorbed CO.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 122 (26), 14582-14589.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b03283

48) Li, Z.; Omidvar, N.; Chin, W.S.; Robb, E.; Morris, A.; Achenie, L.; Xin, H. “Machine-Learning Energy Gaps of Porphyrins with Molecular Graph Representations.” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2018, 122 (18), 4571-4578.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.8b02842

47) Kessinger, M. C.; Langlois, R.; Roof, J.; Shaikh, S. M.; Tanko, J. M.; Morris, A. J.* “Improving the Efficiency of the Mn2+/3+ Couple in Quantum Dot Solar Cells: The Role of Spin Crossover.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2018, 122 (25), 14135-14149.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b01361

46) Zhu, J.; Usov, P.; Xu, W.; Celis-Salazar, P.J.; Lin, S.; Kessinger, M.C.; Landaverde-Alvardo, C.; Cai, M.; May, A.M.; Slebodnick, C.; Zhu, D.; Senanyake, S.D.; Morris, A.J.* “A New Class of Metal-Cyclam based Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks for CO2 Adsorption and Chemical Fixation.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 993-1003.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b10643

45) Zhu, J.; Liu, J.; Machain, Y.; Bonnett, B.; Lin, S.; Cai, M.; Kessinger, M.C.; Usov, P.M.; Xu, W.; Senanayake, S.D.; Troya, D.; Esker, A.R.; Morris, A.J.* “Insights into CO2Adsorption and Chemical Fixation Properties of VPI-100 Metal-Organic Frameworks.” J. Mater. Chem. A.,2018, 6, 22195-22203.

DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06383D

44) Cai, M.; Loague, Q.; Zhu, J.; Lin, S. Y.; Usov, P. M.; Morris, A. J.*”Ruthenium(II)-polypyridyl Doped Zirconium( IV) Metal-Organic Frameworks for Solid-State Electrochemiluminescence.” Dalton Trans., 2018, 47, 16807-16812.

DOI: 10.1039/C8DT03906B

43) Rowe, J. M.; Zhu, J.; Soderstorm, E. M.; Xu, W.; Yakovenko, A.; Morris, A.J.* “Sensitized Photon Upconversion in Anthracene-Based Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks.’ Chem. Commun., 2018, 7789-7801.

DOI: 10.1039/c8cc01893f

42) Stefaniak, K.R.; Epley, C.C.; Novak, J.L.; McAndrew, M.L.; Cornell, H.; Zhu, J.; McDaniel, D.; Davis, J.; Allen, I.C.; Morris, A.J.*; Grove, T.Z.* “Photo-triggered Release of 5-fluorouracil from a MOF Drug Delivery Vehicle.” Chem. Comm., 2018, 54, 7617-7620.

DOI: 10.1039/c8cc01601a

41)  Lin, S.; Usov, P.; Morris, A.J.* “The Role of Redox Hopping in Metal-Organic Framework Electrocatalysis.” Chem. Comm., 2018, 54, 6965-6974.


40) Lin, S; Ravari, A.K., Zhu, J.; Usov, P.; Cai, M.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Pushkar, Y.; Morris, A.J.* “Insights into MOF Reactivity: Chemical Water Oxidation Catalysis [Ru(tpy)(dcbpy)OH2]2+ Modified Metal-Organic Framework.” ChemSusChem, 2018, 11, 463-471.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701644

39) Epley, C.C.; Love, M.D.; Morris, A.J.* “Characterizing Defects in a UiO-AZB Metal-Organic Framework.” Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (22), 13777-13784


38) Rowe, J. M.; Soderstrom, E. M.; Zhu, J.; Usov, P. M.; Morris, A. J.* “Synthesis, Characterization and Luminescent Properties of Two New Zr(IV) Metal-Organic Frameworks Based on Anthracene Derivatives.” Canadian Journal of Chemistry. 2017, 96(9), 875-880. doi: 10.1139/cjc-2017-0445

DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2017-0445

37) Celis-Salazar, P.J.; Epley, C.C.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Maza, W.A.; Usov, P.M.; Morris, A.J.* “Proton-Coupled Electron Transport in Anthraquinone-Based Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks.” Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56 (22), 13741-13747.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b01656

36) Zhu, Jie; Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.* “Light-Harvesting and Energy Transfer in Ruthenium(II)-Polypyridyl Doped Zirconium(IV) Metal-Organic Frameworks: A Look Toward Solar Cell Applications.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 2017, 344 ,64-77.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2017.04.025

35) Landaverde-Alvarado, C.; Morris, A.J.; Martin, S.M.* “Gas Sorption and Kinetics of CO2 Sorption and Transport in a Polymorphic Microporous MOF with Open Zn(II) Coordination Sites.” J. CO2 Util., 2017, 19, 40-48.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcou.2017.01.029

34) Usov, Pavel M.; Huffman, Brittany; Epley, C.C.; Kessinger, Matthew C.; Zhu, Jie; Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.* “Study of Electrocatalytic Properties of Metal–Organic Framework PCN-223 for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017, 9, 33539-33543.

DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b01547

33) Rowe, J.M.; Hay, J.M.; Maza, W.A.; Chapleski, R.C.; Soderstrom, R.; Troya, D.; Morris, A.J.* “Systematic Investigation of the Excited-State Properties of Anthracene-Dicarboxylic Acids.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 2017, 337, 207-215.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.12.021

32) (Cover Article) Lin, S.; Pineda-Galvan, Y.; Maza, W.A.; Epley, C.C.; Zhu, J.; Kessinger, M.C.; Pushkar, Y.; Morris, A.J.* “Electrochemical Water Oxidation by a Catalyst-Modified Metal Organic Framework Thin Film.” ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 514-522.

DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201601181

31) Epley, C.C.; Roth, K.R.; Lin, S.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Grove, T.Z.; Morris, A.J.* “Cargo Delivery on Demand from Photodegradable MOF Nano-Cages.” Dalt. Trans., 2017, 4917-4922.

DOI: 10.1039/c6dt04787d

30) Barr, T.J.; Morris, A.J.; Taheri, A.; Meyer, G.J. “Charge Rectification at Molecular Nanocrystalline TiO2Interfaces: Overlap Optimization To Promote Vectorial Electron Transfer.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2016, 120 (48), 27173-27181.

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09761

29) Padilla, R.; Maza, W.A.; Dominijanni, A.J.; Winkel, B.S.J; Morris, A.J.*; Brewer, K.J. “Pushing the Limits of Structurally-Diverse Light-Harvesting Ru(II) Metal-Organic Chromophores for Photodynamic Therapy.” J. Photochem. Photobiol. A.: Chem., 2016, 322, 67-75.

DOI: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2016.02.006

28) Usov, P.M.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Maza, W.A.; Stratakes, B.; Epley, C.C.; Kessinger, M.C.; Zhu, J.; Morris, A.J.* “Cooperative Electrochemical Water Oxidation by Zr Nodes and Ni-porphyrin Linkers of a PCN-224 MOF Thin Film.” J. Mater. A., 2016, 4, 16818-16823.

DOI: 10.1039/c6ta05877a

27) Maza, W.A.; Haring, A.J.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Epley, C.C.; Lin, S.Y.; Morris, A.J.* “Ruthenium(II)-Polypyridyl Metal-Organic Frameworks as a New Class of Sensitized Solar Cells.” Chem. Sci., 2016, 7, 719-727.

DOI: 10.1039/C5SC01565K

26) Qin, M.; Maza, W.A.; Stratakes, B.M.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Morris, A.J.*; He, Z.* “Nanoparticulate Ni(OH)2 Films Synthesized from Macrocyclic Nickel(II) Cyclam for Hydrogen Production in Microbial Electrolysis Cells.” J. Electro. Soc., 2016, 163 (5), F437-F442.

25) Maza, W. A.; Padilla, R.; Morris, A.J.* “Concentration Dependent Dimensionality of Resonance Energy Transfer in a Post-Synthetically Doped Morphologically Homologous Analogue of UiO-67 MOF with a Ruthenium (II) Polypyridyl Complex.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015137 (25), pp 8161–8168.

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b03071

24Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Landaverde-Alvarado, C.; Whiting, M.; Lin, S.; Slebodnick, C.; Marand, E.; Morris, A.J.* “Thermodynamic Study of CO2 Sorption by Polymorphic Microporous MOFs with Open Zn(II) Coordination Sites.” Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54, 4328-4336.

DOI: 10.1021/ic503047y

23) Haring, A.J.; Pomatto, M.E.; Thornton, M.R.; Morris, A.J.* “MnII/III Complexes as Promising Redox Mediators in Quantum-Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6, 15061–15067

DOI: 10.1021/am503138d

22) Maza, W.A.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Epley, C.C.; Day, C.S.; Morris, A.J.* “Solvothermal Growth and Photophysical Characterization of a Ruthenium(II) Tris-(2,2′-Bipyridine)-Doped Zirconium UiO-67 Metal Organic Framework Thin Film.” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2014, 118, 14200-14210.

DOI: 10.1021/jp5034195

21) Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.* “Photophysical Characterization of a Ruthenium(II) Tris-(2,2′-Bipyridine)-Doped Zirconium UiO-67 Metal Organic Framwork.” J. Phys. Chem. C., 2014, 118, 8803-8817.

DOI: 10.1021/jp501140r

20) Haring, A.J.; Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Morris, A.J.* “Rethinking Band Bending at the P3HT-TiO2 Interface.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6 (6), 4394-4401.

DOI: 10.1021/am500101u

19) Ahrenholtz, S.R.; Epley, C.C.; Morris, A.J.* “Solvothermal Preparation of an Electrocatalytic Metalloporphyrin MOF Thin Film and its Redox Hopping Charge Transfer Mechanism.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136 (6), 2464–2472.

DOI: 10.1021/ja410684q

18) Chen, B.; Haring, A.J.; Beach, J.A.; Li, M.; Doucette, G.S.; Morris, A.J.; Moore, R.B.; Priya, S. “Visible Light Induced Photocatalytic Activity of Fe(III)/Ti(III) Co-Doped TiO2 Nanostructures.” RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 18033-18037.

DOI: 10.1039/C4RA00702F

17) Haring, Andrew; Morris, A.J.; Hu, M. “Controlling Morphological Parameters of Anodized Titania Nanotubes for Optimized Solar Energy Applications.” Materials, 2012, 5, 1890-1909.
DOI: 10.3390/ma5101890

Book Chapters

16) Kessinger, M.C.; Morris, A.J.* Insights into the Application of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Molecular Photovoltaics. In Nanostructured Materials for Next-Generation Energy Storage and Conversion, Edited by Atesin, T.; Bashir, S.; Liu, J., Springer, 2019, pp 383-407.

15) Zhu, J.; Shaikh, S.; Mayhall, N. J.; Morris, A. J.* Energy Transfer in Metal-Organic Frameworks. In Elaboration and Applications of Metal-Organic Frameworks; Series on Chemistry, Energy and the Environment; WORLD SCIENTIFIC, 2018; Vol. Volume 2, pp 581–654

14) Epley, C.C. and Morris, A.J., (2016) Metal-Organic Frameworks in Theranostic Nanomedicine, In Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs): Chemistry, Technologies and Applications, Edited by Reeves, Priscilla, Nova Publisher.

13) Maza, W.A.; Morris, A.J.*; Mul, G.* (2016) Photocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Fuels by Novel Green Photo-active Nanomaterials, in Sustainable Energy and Environment Remediation (1st Edition), Edited by Nuraje, N.; Asmatula, R.; Mul, G., Royal Society of Chemistry, 202-239.

12) Anz, S.J.; Fajardo, A.M.; Royea, W.J.; Lewis, N.S.; Morris, A.J., (2012) Semiconductor Photoelectrochemistry, In Characterization of Materials (2nd Edition), Edited by Kaufmann, Elton N, 2, 864-898.

Work Prior to Virginia Tech

11) Bocarsly, A.B.; Gibson, Q.D.; Morris, A.J.; L’Esperance, R.P.; Detweiler, Z.M.; Lakkaraju, P.S.; Zeitler, E.L.; Shaw, T.W. “A Comparative Study of Imidazole and Pyridine Catalyzed Reduction of Carbon Dioxide at Illuminated Iron Pyrite Electrodes” ACS Catal., 2012, 2 (8), 1684-1692.

10) Keets, K.A.; Cole, E.B.; Morris, A.J.; Sivasankar, N.; Teamey, K.; Lakkaraju, P.S.; Bocarsly, A.B., “Analysis of Pyridinium Catalyzed Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical Reduction of CO2: Chemistry and Economic Impact. Indian J. Chem., Sect. A. 2012, 51A(9-10), 1284-1297.

9) Ardo, S.; Achey, D.; Morris, A.J.; Abrahamsson, M.; Meyer, G.J. “Non-Nernstian Two-Electron Transfer Photocatalysis at Metalloporphyrin-TiO2 Interfaces” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133(41), 16572-16580.

8) Morris, A.J.; McGibbon, R.T.; Bocarsly, A.B. “Electrocatalytic Carbon Activation: the Rate-Determining Step of Pyridinium-catalyzed CO2 Reduction.” ChemSusChem, 2011, 4, 191.

7) Cole, E. B.; Lakkaraju, P.S.; Rampulla, D.M.; Morris, A.J.; Abelev, E.; Bocarsly, A.B. “Using a One Electron Shuttle for the Multi-electron Reduction of CO2 to Methanol: Kinetic, Mechanistic, and Structural Insights.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (33), 11539.

6) Keets, K.; Morris, A.; Zeitler, E.; Lakkaraju, P.; Bocarsly, A. “Catalytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Methanol and Higher Order Alcohol at a Photoelectrochemical Interface.” Proc. SPIE, 2010, 7770, 77700R-1.

5) Morris, A.J.; Meyer, G.J. “Dynamics and Equilibrium of Heme Axial Ligation in Mesoporous Nanocrystalline TiO2Thin Films.” Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49 (1), 29-37.

4) Morris, A.J.; Meyer, G.J.; Fujita, E. “Molecular Approaches to the Photocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide for Solar Fuels.” Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42(12), 1983-1994.

3) Morris, A.J.; Marton, A.; Meyer, G.J. “Halide Coordination to Zinc Porphyrin Sensitizers Anchored to Nanocrystalline TiO2.” Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47(17), 7681-7685.

2) Morris, A.J.; Meyer, G.J. “TiO2 Surface Functionalization to Control the Density of States.” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2008, 112(46), 18224-18231.

1) Staniszewski, A.; Morris, A. J.; Ito, T.; Meyer, G. J. “Conduction Band Mediated Electron Transfer Across Nanocrystalline TiO2 Surfaces.” J. Phys. Chem. B. 2007, 111(24), 6822-6828