1. 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 2017, Just accepted Link

  2. 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

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

  4. 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
  5. Highlighted by USC News Link

  6. 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
  7. Emerging Investigators Special Issue

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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: This article was highlighted in an ACS Select Virtual Issue, "The Way Forward in Molecular Electrocatalysis", by Dey, A. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55(21), pp 10831-34Link

  12. 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

  13. 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. 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