1. Johnson, E. M.; Liu, J. J.; Samuel, A. D.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* "Switching Catalyst Selectivity via the Introduction of a Pendant Nitrophenyl Group" Inorg. Chem. 2022, ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c02636 Link

  2. Liu, J. J.; Chapovetsky, A.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* "Effects of Protonation State on Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction by a Cobalt Aminopyridine Macrocyclic Complex" Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 23, 17517-17528. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c01977 Link

  3. Chen, K.; Downes, C. A.; Goodpaster, J. D.; Marinescu, S. C.* "Hydrogen Evolving Activity of Dithiolene-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks with Mixed Cobalt and Iron Centers" Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 16, 11923-11931. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.1c00900 Link

  4. Chen, K.; Ray, D.; Ziebel, M. E.; Gaggioli, C. A.; Gagliardi, L.; Marinescu, S. C.* "Cu[Ni(2,3-pyrazinedithiolate)2] Metal-Organic Framework for Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2021, 13, 29, 34419-34427. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c08998 Link

  5. Orchanian, N. M.; Hong, L. E.†; Velazquez, D. A.†; Marinescu, S. C.* "Electrocatalytic Syngas Generation with a Redox Non-Innocent Cobalt 2-Phosphinobenzenethiolate Complex" Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 10779-10788. DOI: 10.1039/D0DT03270K Link
    † These authors contributed equally

  6. Hellman, A. N.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Influence of intermolecular hydrogen bonding interactions on the electrocatalytic reduction of CO2 to CO by 6,6'-amine substituted rhenium bipyridine complexes” ChemElectroChem 2021, 8, 1864-1872. DOI: 10.1002/celc.202100306 Link

  7. Chen, K.; Downes, C. A.; Schneider, E.; Goodpaster, J. D.*; Marinescu, S. C.* “Improving and Understanding the Hydrogen Evolving Activity of a Cobalt Dithiolene Metal–Organic Framework” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2021, 13, 16384-16395. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c01727 Link

  8. Chapovetsky, A.; Liu, J. J.; Welborn, M.; Luna, J.M.; Do, T.; Haiges, R.; Miller, T.F.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Electronically Modified Cobalt Aminopyridine Complexes Reveal an Orthogonal Axis for Catalytic Optimization for CO2 Reduction” Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59, 18, 13709-13718. DOI: 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.0c02086 Link

  9. Clough, A. J.; Orchanian, N. M.; Skelton J. M.; Neer, A. J.; Howard, S. A.; Downes, C. A.; Piper, L. F. J.; Walsh, A.; Melot, B. C.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Room Temperature Metallic Conductivity in a Metal-Organic Framework Induced by Oxidation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 16323-16330. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b06898 Link

  10. Orchanian, N. M.; Hong, L. E.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Immobilized Molecular Wires on Carbon Cloth Electrodes Facilitate CO2 Electrolysis” ACS Catal. 2019, 9, 9393-9397. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.9b03134 Link

  11. Hellman, A. N.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Rhenium bipyridine catalysts with hydrogen bonding pendant amines for CO2 reduction” Dalton Trans. 2019, 48, 14251-14255. DOI: 10.1039/C9DT02689D Link

  12. Liu, J. J.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Harnessing the Oxidative Power of Monooxygenases through Electrochemistry” ACS Cent. Sci. 2019, 5(4), 577-578. DOI: 10.1021/acscentsci.9b00320 Link

  13. Orchanian, N. M.; Hong, L. E.; Skrainka, J. A.; Esterhuizen, J. A.; Popov, D. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Surface-Immobilized Conjugated Polymers Incorporating Rhenium Bipyridine Motifs for Electrocatalytic and Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction” ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2(1), 110-123. DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01745 Link

  14. Popov, D. A.; Luna, J. M.; Orchanian, N. M.; Haiges, R.; Downes, C. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “A 2,2'-Bipyridine-Containing Covalent Organic Framework Bearing Rhenium (I) Tricarbonyl Moieties for CO2 Reduction” Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 17450–17460. DOI: 10.1039/C8DT00125A Link

  15. Johnson, E. M.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Covalent Organic Frameworks Composed of Rhenium Bipyridine and Metal Porphyrins: Designing Heterobimetallic Frameworks with Two Distinct Metal Sites” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10(44), 37919–37927. DOI:10.1021/acsami.8b07795 Link

  16. Chapovetsky, A.†; Welborn, M.†; Luna, J. M.; Haiges, R.; Miller III, T. F.*; Marinescu, S. C.* “Pendant Hydrogen-Bond Donors in Cobalt Catalysts Independently Enhance CO2 Reduction” ACS Cent. Sci. 2018, 4(3), 397–404. DOI:10.1021/acscentsci.7b00607 Link
    † These authors contributed equally
    Highlight: Chabolla, S. and Yang, J. ACS Central Science 2018, 4(3), 315–317 Link

  17. Downes, C. A.; Clough, A. J.; Chen, K.; Yoo, J. W.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Evaluation of the H2 Evolving Activity of Benezenehexathiolate Coordination Frameworks and the Effect of Film Thickness on H2 Production” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 1719–1727. DOI:10.1021/acsami.7b15969 Link

  18. Downes, C. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Understanding Variability in the Hydrogen Evolution Activity of a Cobalt Anthracenetetrathiolate Coordination Polymer” ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 8605–8612.DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b02977 Link

  19. Downes, C. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Electrocatalytic Metal-Organic Frameworks for Energy Applications” ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 4374–4392. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201701420 Link

  20. Clough, A. J.; Skelton, J. M.; Downes, C. A.; de la Rosa, A. A.; Yoo, J. W.; Walsh, A.; Melot, B. C.*; Marinescu, S. C.* “Metallic Conductivity in a Two-Dimensional Cobalt Dithiolene Metal-Organic Framework” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 10863–10867. DOI:10.1021/jacs.7b05742 Link
  21. Highlighted by USC News Link

  22. Downes, C. A.; Yoo, J. W.; Orchanian, N. M.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* “H2 Evolution by a Cobalt Selenolate Electrocatalyst and Related Mechanistic Studies” Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 7306–7309. DOI:10.1039/C7CC02473H Link
  23. Emerging Investigators Special Issue

  24. Downes, C. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Bioinspired Metal Selenolate Polymers with Tunable Mechanistic Pathways for Efficient H2 Evolution” ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 848–854. DOI:10.1021/acscatal.6b03161 Link

  25. Chapovetsky, A.; Haiges, R.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Synthesis and characterization of a tetranickel complex supported by a dithiolate framework with pendant ether moieties” Polyhedron 2017, 123, 9–13. DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2016.11.001 Link

  26. Downes, C. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “One Dimensional Metal Dithiolene (M = Ni, Fe, Zn) Coordination Polymers for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction” Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 19311–19321. DOI: 10.1039/C6DT03257E Link

  27. Chapovetsky, A.; Do, T. H.; Haiges, R.; Takase, M. K; Marinescu, S. C.* “Proton Assisted Reduction of CO2 by Cobalt Aminopyridine Macrocycles” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 5765–5768. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b01980 Link
    Highlight: ACS Select Virtual Issue, "Women in Inorganic Chemistry: Synthetic Chemistry Addressing Challenges in Energy and the Environment" Inorg. Chem. 2018, Article ASAP Link
    Highlight: ACS Select Virtual Issue, "The Way Forward in Molecular Electrocatalysis", by Dey, A. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55(21), pp 10831–10834 Link

  28. Downes, C. A.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Efficient Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical H2 Production from Water by a Cobalt Dithiolene One Dimensional Metal–Organic Surface” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13740–13743. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b07020 Link

  29. Clough, A. J.; Yoo, J. W.; Mecklenburg, M. H.; Marinescu, S. C.* “Two–Dimensional Metal–Organic Surfaces for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution from Water” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 118–121. DOI: 10.1021/ja5116937 Link
    • Categorized as a “Highly Cited Paper” by Web of Science™, receiving enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.

  1. McKone, J. R.; Marinescu, S. C.; Brunschwig, B. S.; Winkler, J. R.; Gray, H. B.* “Earth-abundant hydrogen evolution electrocatalysts” Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 865–878. Link
    • Categorized as a “Highly Cited Paper” by Web of Science™, receiving enough citations to place it in the top 1% of its academic field based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.
  2. Keith, J. A.; Behenna, D. C.; Sherden, N.; Mohr, J. T.; Ma, S.; Marinescu, S. C.; Nielsen, R. J.; Oxgaard, J.; Stoltz, B. M.*; Goddard, W. A., III* “The Reaction Mechanism of the Enantioselective Tsuji Allylation: Inner-Sphere and Outer-Sphere Pathways, Internal Rearrangements, and Asymmetric C–C Bond Formation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 19050–19060. Link
  3. Marinescu, S. C.; Bracher, P. J.; Winkler, J. R.; Gray, H. B.* “Solar Fuels” AIP Conf. Proc. 2013, 1519, 64–67. Link
  4. Marinescu, S. C.; Winkler, J. R.; Gray, H. B.* “Molecular Mechanisms of Cobalt Catalyzed Hydrogen Evolution” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2012, 109, 15127–15131. Link
  5. • This article was featured in Science (Yeston, J. S. “Protons coming and going” Science 2012, 338, 17, Link ), C&E News (Jacoby, M. “Pinning down a Cobalt-Catalyzed Hydrogen Evolution” C&E News 2012, 90, 37, 8, Link ) and a Caltech press release entitled “Showing the Way to Improved Water-Splitting Catalysts”. Link
  6. Marinescu, S. C.; Ng, V. W. L.; Lichtscheidl, A. G.; Schrock, R. R.*; Müller, P.; Takase, M. K. “Syntheses of Variations of Stereogenic-at-Metal Imido Alkylidene Complexes of Molybdenum” Organometallics 2012, 31, 6336–6343. Link
  7. Behenna, D. C.; Mohr, J. T.; Sherden, N. H.; Marinescu, S. C.; Harned, A. M.; Tani, K.; Seto, M.; Ma, S.; Novák, Z.; Krout, M. R.; McFadden, R. M.; Roizen, J. L.; Enquist, J. A., Jr.; White, D. E.; Levine, S. R.; Petrova, K. V.; Iwashita, A.; Virgil, S. C.; Stoltz, B. M.* “Enantioselective Decarboxylative Alkylation Reactions: Catalyst Development, Substrate Scope, and Mechanistic Studies” Chem. Eur. J. 2011, 17, 14199–14223. Link
  8. Marinescu, S. C.; Levine, D. S.; Zhao, Y.; Schrock, R. R.*; Hoveyda, A. H. “Isolation of Pure Disubstituted E Olefins through Mo-Catalyzed Z-Selective Ethenolysis of Stereoisomeric Mixtures” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 11512–11514. Link
  9. Marinescu, S. C.; Schrock, R. R.*; Müller, P.; Takase, M. K.; Hoveyda, A. H. “Room-Temperature Z-Selective Homcoupling of α-Olefins by Tungsten Catalysts” Organometallics 2011, 30, 1780–1782. Link
  10. Marinescu, S. C.; King, A. J.; Schrock, R. R.*; Singh, R.; Müller, P.; Takase, M. K. “Simple Molybdenum(IV) Olefin Complexes of the Type Mo(NR)(X)(Y)(olefin)” Organometallics 2010, 29, 6816–6828. Link
  11. Schrock, R. R.*; Jiang, A. J.; Marinescu, S. C.; Simpson, J. H.; Müller, P. “Fundamental Studies of Molybdenum and Tungsten Methylidene and Metallacyclobutane Complexes” Organometallics 2010, 29, 5241–5251. Link
  12. Marinescu, S. C.; Schrock, R. R.*; Müller, P.; Hoveyda, A. H. “Ethenolysis Reactions Catalyzed by Imido Alkylidene Monopyrrolide (MAP) Complexes of Molybdenum” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 10840–10841. Link
  13. Rendon, N.; Berthoud, R.; Blanc, F.; Gajan, D.; Maishal, T.; Basset, J.-M.; Copéret, C.*; Lesage, A.; Emsley, L.; Marinescu, S. C.; Singh, R.; Schrock, R. R.* “Well-Defined Silica-Supported Mo-Alkylidene Catalyst Precursors containing one OR Substituent: Methods of Preparation and Structure-Reactivity Relationship in Alkene Metathesis” Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 5083–5089. Link
  14. Marinescu, S. C.; Schrock, R. R.*; Li, B.; Hoveyda, A. H. “Inversion of Configuration at the Metal in Diastereomeric Imido Alkylidene Monoaryloxide Monopyrrolide Complexes of Molybdenum” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 58–59. Link
  15. Marinescu, S. C.; Singh, R.; Hock, A. S.; Wampler, K. M.; Schrock, R. R.*; Müller, P. “Syntheses and Structures of Molybdenum Imido Alkylidene Pyrrolide and Indolide Complexes” Organometallics 2008, 27, 6570–6578. Link
  16. Marinescu, S. C.; Toyoki, N.; Mohr, J. T.; Stoltz, B. M.* “Homogeneous Pd-Catalyzed Enantioselective Decarboxylative Protonation” Org. Lett. 2008, 10, 1039–1042. Link
  17. Keith, J. A.; Behenna, D. C.; Mohr, J. T.; Ma, S.; Marinescu, S. C.; Oxgaard, J.; Stoltz, B. M.*; Goddard, W. A., III* “The Inner-Sphere Process in the Enantioselective Tsuji Allylation Reaction with (S)-t-Bu-phosphinooxazoline Ligands” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11876–11877. Link
  18. Marinescu, S. C.; Agapie, T.; Day, M. W.; Bercaw, J. E.* “Group 3 Dialkyl Complexes with Tetradentate (L, L, N, O; L = N, O, S) Monoanionic Ligands – Synthesis and Reactivity” Organometallics 2007, 26, 1178–1190. Link

Patents

  1. Marinescu, S. C.; Downes, C. A. “Bioinspired Metal Selenolate Polymers with Tunable Mechanistic Pathways for Efficient H2 Evolution” provisional patent, USC 0172 PRV; filed 11/17/2016.
  2. Marinescu, S. C.; Chapovetsky, A. “Proton Assisted Reduction of CO2 by Cobalt Aminopyridine Macrocycles” provisional patent, USC 0151 PRV; filed 04/01/2016.
  3. Marinescu, S. C.; Downes, C. A.; Clough, A. J. “1D- and 2D-Metal-Organic Frameworks for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution from Water” provisional patent, USC 0136 PRV; filed 10/10/2014.
  4. Marinescu, S. C.; Clough, A. J. “2D Metal-Organic Surfaces (MOS) for Efficient Water Reduction” provisional patent, CIT-6775-P, filed 01/16/2014
  5. Schrock, R. R.; Marinescu, S. C.; Hoveyda, A. H. “Catalysts and Processes for the Formation of Terminal Olefins by Ethenolysis” 2009 U. S. Patent Application M0925.70258WO00. Link