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Publications

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Book chapters

1. H.A.E. Dole, E.A. Baranova Implementation of Nano-structured Catalysts in the Electrochemical Promotion of Catalysis, Handbook of Nanoelectrochemistry DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-15207-3_29-Springer International Publishing, Switzerland 2015

2. E.A. Monyoncho, T. Woo, E.A. Baranova, Ethanol Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells: The state of the art, Electrochemistry Series, Volume 14, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) (submitted by invitation).

Patents

R. T. Baker, J. F. White, L.E. Manzer, S. Ntais, E. Baranova, I. Thapa, M. K. Lau, C. Staloch Hass, Organic acids from homocitrate and homocitrate derivatives WO2015191763A2, Feb 4, 2016

Journal publications

2017

70. H. Doghri, B. Albela, E.A. Baranova, M. Said-Zina, L. Bonneviot, Bio-inspired zinc finger analogue anchored in 2D hexagonal mesoporous silica for room temperature CO2 activation via a carbonate route, New Journal of Chemistry, 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C6NJ03329F


69. Y.M. Hajar, K. D. Patel, U. Tariq, E.A. Baranova*, Functional Similarity of Electrochemical Promotion and Metal Support Interaction for Pt and RuO2 Nanoparticles. J. Cat. 352, 2017, 42-51

68. R.J. Isaifan, M. Couillard, E.A. Baranova, Low temperature-high selectivity carbon monoxide methanation over yttria-stabilized zirconia-supported Pt nanoparticles. Int. J. Hydrogen. Energ. Doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.01.049.

67. J.C.M. Silva, M.H.M.T. Assumpção, P. Hammer, A.O. Neto, E.V. Spinacé, E.A. Baranova*, Iridium-Rhodium Nanoparticles for Ammonia Electrooxidation: Electrochemical and Fuel Cell Studies. ChemElectroChem 2016 Doi: 10.1002/celc.201600701.

66. J.C.M. Silva, S. Ntais, É. Teixeira-Neto, E. V. Spinacé, X. Cui, A.O. Neto, E.A. Baranova* Evaluation of carbon supported platinum-ruthenium nanoparticles for ammonia electro-oxidation: Combined fuel cell and electrochemical approach, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy. 2017, 42, Pages 193–201

2016

65. S. Ntais, A. Serov, N.I. Andersen, A.J. Roy, A. Allagui, Z. Lu, X. Cui, E.A. Baranova*, P. Atanassov. Promotion of Ammonia Electrooxidation on Pt nanoparticles by Nickel Oxide Support, Electrochim. Acta 2016, 222, 1455–1463.

64. E.A. Monyoncho, S.N. Steinmann, C. Michel, E.A. Baranova*, T.K. Woo, P. Sautet*, Ethanol Electrooxidation Mechanism on Palladium: New Insights from DFT and PM-IRRAS Studies. ACS Catalysis 2016, 6, pp 4894–4906.

63. H.A.E. Dole and E.A. Baranova* Ethylene oxidation in an oxygen deficient environment: Why ceria is an active support? ChemCatChem 8 (2016) 1977-1986.

62. J. C. M. Silva, R. M. Piasentin, E.V. Spinacé, A.O. Neto, E.A. Baranova*, The effect of antimony-tin and indium-tin oxide supports on the catalytic activity of Pt nanoparticles for ammonia electro-oxidation. Materials Chem. Pays., (2016), pp. 97-103

61.  E.A. Monyoncho, S, Ntais, N. Brazeau, J.-J. Wu, C.-L. Sun, E.A. Baranova* The Role of Metal Oxide Support on Catalytic Activity of Pd Nanoparticles for Ethanol Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media” ChemElectroChem DOI: 10.1002/celc.201500432

60. H.A.E. Dole, A.C.G.S.A. Costa, M. Couillard, E.A. Baranova*, Quantifying Metal Support Interaction in Ceria-supported Pt, PtSn and Ru Nanoparticles using Electrochemical Technique J. Catal. 333 (2016) 40–50, doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2015.10.015

2015

59. L. Assaud, N. Brazeau, M.K.S. Barr, M. Hanbücken, S. Ntais, E.A. Baranova, L. Santinacci, Atomic Layer Deposition of Pd Nanoparticles on TiO2 nanotubes for Ethanol Electrooxidation: Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2015, 7, 24533−24542

58. R.J. Isaifan, W.D. Penwell, J.O.C. Filizzola, J. B. Giorgi and E.A. Baranova, Promotion of Pt nanoparticles by lattice oxygen in SmFeO3 perovskite group for carbon monoxide and ethylene oxidation” Topics in Catalysis (2015) 58:1218–1227

57. R. J. Isaifan, S. Ntais, M. Couillard, E.A. Baranova, Size-dependent activity of Pt/yttria-stabilized zirconia catalyst for ethylene and carbon monoxide oxidation in oxygen-free gas environment. J. Catal. 324 (2015) 32–40.

56. A.R. de la Osa, A.B. Calcerrada, J.L. Valverde, E.A. Baranova, A. de Lucas-Consuegra, Electrochemical reforming of alcohols on nanostructured platinum-tin catalyst-electrodes. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 179 (2015) 276–284.

55. K. Artyushkova, B. Halevi, M. Padilla, P. Atanassov, E.A. Baranova, Mechanistic Study of Electrooxidation of Ethanol on PtSn Nanoparticles in Alkaline and Acid Media. J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (6) H345-H351 (2015).

54. E.A. Monyoncho, S. Ntais, F. Soares, T.K. Woo, E.A. Baranova, Synergetic effect of palladiume-ruthenium nanostructures for ethanol electrooxidation in alkaline media. J. Power Sources. 287 (2015) 139-149.

53. C.-L. Sun, J.-S. Tang; N. Brazeau; J.-J. Wu; S. Ntais; C.-W. Yin; H.-L. Chou; E.A. Baranova, Particle size effects of sulfonated graphene supported Pt nanoparticles on ethanol electrooxidation Electrochim Acta. 162 (2015) 282–289.

52. R.J. Isaifan, E.A. Baranova, (2014) Effect of Ionically conductive supports on the catalytic activity of Ruthenium and Platinum nanoparticles for ethylene complete oxidation. Catalysis Today, 241 (2015) 107–113.

51. A. Allagui, N. Brazeau, H. Alawadhi, F. Al-momani, E.A. Baranova, Cathodic Contact Glow Discharge Electrolysis for the Degradation of Liquid Ammonia Solutions, Plasma Process. Polym. 2015, 12, 25–31.

2014

50. S. Ntais, R.J. Isaifan, E.A. Baranova, An XPS study of Pt nanoparticles on yttria-stabilized zirconia: Insight into metal-support interaction effect. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 148, 15 (2014) 673–679.

49. H.A.E. Dole, L.F. Safady, S. Ntais, M. Couillard, E.A. Baranova*, Electrochemically enhanced metal-support interaction of highly dispersed Ru nanoparticles with a CeO2 support. J. Catal. 318 (2014) 85–94.

48. N. Hundertmark, R. Loukrakpam, V. Petkov, E.A. Baranova, R. Yang, D. Teschner, Y. Huang, S. Brankovic, P. Strasser*, Ethanol electro-oxidation on ternary Platinum-Rhodium-Tin nanocatalysts: Insights in the atomic structure of the active catalytic phase. ACS Catal. 4 (2014) 1859−1867

47. M. Fee, S. Ntais, A. Weck, E.A. Baranova*, Electrochemical behaviour of silver thin films interfaced with yttria-stabilized zirconia, J. Solid State Electrochemistry 2014 DOI 10.1007/s10008-014-2477-0

46. A. Allagui, A.H. Alami, E.A Baranova, R. Wuthrich*, Size-dependent capacitance of NiO nanoparticles synthesized with cathodic contact glow discharge electrolysis J. Power Sourc. 262 (2014) 178-182.

45. L. Assaud, E. Monyoncho, K. Pitzschel, A. Allagui, M. Hanbücken1, E.A. Baranova*, L. Santinacci*, 3D nano-architectured PdNi Catalysts Prepared by Atomic Layer Deposition for Formic Acid Electrooxidation Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2014, 5, 162–172.

2013

44. A. Allagui, S. Sarfraz, S. Ntais, F. Almomani, E.A. Baranova, Ammonia Electrooxidation on Nanostructured NiPd in Alkaline Media, Intern. J. Hydrogen Energy 39 (2014 ) 41 – 48.

43. H.A.E. Dole, R.J. Isaifan, F.M. Sapountzi, L. Lizarraga, D. Aubert, A. Princivalle, P. Vernoux, E. A. Baranova, Low temperature toluene oxidation over Pt nanoparticles supported on yttria stabilized-zirconia. Catal Lett (2013) 143:996–1002.

42. A. Allagui, S. Sarfraz, E.A. Baranova   NixPd1-x (x = 0.98, 0.93, 0.58) Nanostructured Catalysts for Ammonia Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media. Electrochim Acta (2013) 110, 253– 259.

41. R.J. Isaifan, S. Ntais, E.A. Baranova. Particle size effect on the catalytic activity of platinum nanoparticles supported on carbon black for complete ethylene oxidation. Appl. Catalysis A: General 464– 465 (2013) 87– 94.

40. P Vernoux, L. Lizzaraga, A. De Lucas-Consuegra, J.-L. Valverde, S. Souentie, C. Vayenas, D. Tsiplakides, E.A. Baranova (2013) Ionically conducting ceramics as active catalytic supports. Chem. Reviews V. 113, No 10, 8192-8260 http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cr4000336

39. R.J. Isaifan, E.A. Baranova (2013) Catalytic electrooxidation of volatile organic compounds by oxygen-ion conducting ceramics in oxygen-free gas environment, Electrochem. Commun. 27 (2013) 164–167.

38. E.A. Baranova, A. Allagui, A. Cally, S. Ntais, R. Wüthrich, (2012) Nickel particles with high catalytic activity for hydrogen evolution reaction. C. R. Chimie 16 (2013) 28–33.

37. A. Allagui, E.A. Baranova, R. Wüthrich. Ion reduction and electrode sputtering during the synthesis of nanomaterials by cathodic contact glow discharge electrolysis,  Electrochim Acta (2013), pp. 137-142 doi:10.1016/j.electacta.2012.12.057

36. A. Allagui, M. Oudah, X. Tuaev, S. Ntais, F. Almomani, E.A. Baranova, (2013) Ammonia electro-oxidation on mono-dispersed PtIr nanoparticles. Intern. J. Hydrogen Energy 38 2455 -2463.

35. F. Almomani, E.A. Baranova (2013) Kinetic Study of Electro-Fenton Oxidation of Azo-Dye on Boron Doped Diamond Electrode, Environmental Technology DOI:10.1080/09593330.2012.758644

2012

34. E.A. Baranova, M. Padilla, B. Halevi, T. Amir, K. Artyushkova, P. Atanassov. (2012) Electrooxidation of ethanol on PtSn nanoparticles in alkaline solution: correlation between structure and catalytic properties.  Electrochimica Acta

33. R.J. Isaifan, H.A.E. Dole, E. Obeid, L. Lizarraga, P. Vernoux, E.A. Baranova, Metal-support Interaction of Pt Nanoparticles with Ionically and Non-ionically Conductive Supports for CO Oxidation, ElectrochemSol. St. Lett. 15(3) E1-E4

32. A. Allagui, S. Sarfraz, B. Middleton, F. Almomani, E. A. Baranova (2012) Ammonia Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media on NiPd Nanoparticles: Effect of pH and Concentration. ECS Trans. 2013 50(2): 1897-1906; doi:10.1149/05002.1897ecst

31. A. Parisien, F. Al-Zarka, E.A. Baranova, J. Thibault, C.Q. Lan, (2012) Nickel nanoparticles for the purification of histidine-tagged single domain antibody Tox A 5.1 J. Materials Research

30. C.-H. Yim, E. A. Baranova, Y. Abu-Lebdeh, I. Davidson. Highly ordered LiFePO4 cathode material for Li-ion Batteries templated by surfactant-modified polystyrene colloidal crystals, J. Power Sources.

29. E.A. Baranova, O.O. Kuznetsov, Diagnostic coordinates for electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS) analysis, Electrochem. Solid State Lett. 15 (5) 2012.

28. F. Almomani, E.A. Baranova, Electro-Oxidation of Reactive Dyes on Boron-Doped Diamond Electrode, Water Sci. Technol. 2012, 66 (3), 465–471.

2011

27. T. L. Lomocso, E. A. Baranova (2011) Electrochemical Oxidation of Ammonia on Carbon-supported Bi-metallic PtM (M = Ir, Pd, SnOx) Nanoparticles. 56, 8551-8558 Electrochim. Acta

26. C.-H. Yim, E. A. Baranova, F. M. Courtel, Y. Abu-Lebdeh, I. Davidson (2011) Synthesis and Characterization of Macroporous Tin Oxide Composite as an Anode Material For Li-ion Batteries. J. Power Sources, 196, 9731-9736

25. R. J. Isaifan, H.A.E. Dole, E. Obeid, L. Lizarraga, E.A. Baranova, P. Vernoux (2011) Catalytic Carbon Monoxide Oxidation over Size-Controlled Pt Nanoparticles in the Gas Phase and Elevated Temperatures ECS Trans. 35 (28), 43

24. E.A. Baranova, K. Artyushkova, B. Halevi, T. Amir, U. Martinez, P. Atanassov (2011) Pt7Sn3 Catalysts for Ethanol Electro-Oxidation: Correlation between Surface Structure and Catalytic Activity. ECS Transactions, Volume 16: Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells 11 (2011).

23. E.A. Baranova, A. Tavasoli, T. Amir (2011) Particle size effect of unsupported Pt/SnOx nanoparticles for ethanol electro-oxidation Electrocatalysis, 2, 89.

2010

22. E.A. Baranova, N. Miles, P.H.J. Mercier, Y. Le Page, B. Patarachao. (2010) Formic acid electrooxidation on carbon supported PdxPt1-x (0 ≥ x ≥ 1) nanoparticles synthesized via modified polyol method. Electrochim.Acta 55, 8182-8188.

21. E.A. Baranova, T. Amir, P.H.J. Mercier, B. Patarachao, D. Wang, Y. Le Page (2010) Single-Step PolyolSynthesis of Alloy Pt7Sn3 versus bi-phase Pt/SnOX nano-catalysts of controlled size for ethanol electro-oxidation J. Appl. Electrochem. 40:1767–1777.

20. F.M. Courtel, E.A. Baranova, Y. Abu-Lebdeh, I.J. Davidson. (2010) In situ polyol synthesis of nano-SnO2/carbon composite materials as anodes for Lithium-ion batteries. J. Power Sources 195(8) 2355-2361.

2009 and earlier

19. E.A. Baranova, Y. Le Page, C. Bock, D. Ilin, P.J.H. Mercier, B. MacDougall. (2009) Size and composition for 1–5 nm Pt/Ru alloy nano-particles from CuKa X-ray patterns. J. Alloys and Comp. 471, 387-394.

18. E.A. Baranova, G. Foti, H. Jotterand, Ch. Comninellis. (2007) Impedance spectroscopic investigation of aRh/YSZ catalyst under polarization. Topics in Catalysis, 44, 419-425.

17. E.A. Baranova, G. Foti, H. Jotterand, Ch. Comninellis. (2007) Electrochemical modification of the catalytic activity of TiO2/YSZ supported rhodium films. Topics in Catalysis, 44, 355-360.

16. E.A. Baranova, C. Bock, D. Ilin, D. Wang, B. MacDougall and X. Wu. (2006) Infrared spectroscopy on size-controlled synthesized Pt-based nanocatalysts, Surf. Sci., 600, 3502-351.

15. E.A. Baranova, A. Thursfield, S. Brosda, G. Foti, Ch. Comninellis, C.G. Vayenas. (2005) Electrochemicallyinduced oscillations of C2H4 Oxidation over thin sputtered Rh catalyst films. Catalysis Letters, 105, 15-21.

14. E.A. Baranova, A. Thursfield, S. Brosda, G. Foti, Ch. Comninellis, C.G. Vayenas. (2005) Electrochemicalpromotion of ethylene oxidation over Rh catalyst thin films sputtered on YSZ and TiO2/YSZ Supports. J.Electrochem. Soc. 152 (2), E40-E49.

13. R. Wüthrich, E.A. Baranova, H. Bleuler, Ch. Comninellis.  (2004) A Phenomenological Model for Macroscopic Deactivation of Surface Processes. Electrochem. Commun. 6. 1199-1205.

12. E.A. Baranova, G. Foti, Ch. Comninellis. Current-assisted Activation of Rh/TiO2/YSZ catalyst. Electrochem.Commun. 6. 2004, 389-394.

11. E.A. Baranova, G. Foti, Ch. Comninellis. Promotion of Rh Catalyst Interfaced with TiO2. Electrochem.Commun. 6. 2004, 170-175.

10. A.B. Velichenko, E.A. Baranova, D.V. Girenko, R. Amadelli, S.V. Kovalev, F.I. Danilov. Mechanism of Lead Dioxide Electrodeposition from Nitrate Solutions. Russ. J. Electrochem. 2003, V.39, 615-621.

9. M. Panizza, L. Outtara, E. Baranova, Ch. Comninellis. DSA-type Anode Based on Conductive Porous p-Silicon Substrate. Electrochem. Commun. 5. 2003, 365-368.

8. A.B. Velichenko, R. Amadelli, E.A. Baranova, D.V. Girenko, F.I. Danilov.  Electrodeposition of Co-Doped Lead Dioxide and its Physicochemical Properties. J. Electroanal. Chem. 527, 2002, 56-64.

7. A.B. Velichenko, E.A. Baranova, D.V. Girenko, R. Amadelli, F.I. Danilov. Effect of Cobalt ions on a Lead Dioxide Deposition. Questions of Chemistry and Chemical Technology 2. 2001, 134-137.

6. A.B. Velichenko, E.A. Baranova, D.V. Girenko, F.I. Danilov, Mechanism of PbO2 Electrodeposition in Presence of Cobalt and Nickel Ions. Questions of Chemistry and Chemical Technology. 1, 2001, 135-137.

5. A.B. Velichenko, D.V. Girenko, N.V. Nikolenko, R. Amadelli, E.A. Baranova, F.I. Danilov. Oxygen Evolution on Lead Dioxide Modified with Fluorine and Iron. Russ. J. Electrochem. 36, 2000,  1373-1377.

4. N.D. Koshel, Y.V. Grebenyuk, E.A. Baranova. Macrokinetics of Electrolysis of Dilute Solutions in Systems with a Solid Polymer Electrolyte. Russ. J. Electrochem., 36, 2000, pp. 761-766.

3. N.D. Koshel, Y.V. Grebenyuk, I.D. Pinielli, E.A. Baranova. Investigation and Modeling of Processes in Solid Polymer Electrolyte Cell. Questions of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, 1, 1999, 156-159.

1. A.A. Kuznetsov, V.V. Netesa, E.A. Baranova. Characterization of Electrical Circuit Parameters, equivalent to the impedance of batteries. Questions of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, 1, 1999, 189-192.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings

10. Y. M. Hajar, H. A. E. Dole, M. Couillard, E. A. Baranova (2016), Investigation of Heterogeneous Catalysts by an Electrochemical Method: Ceria and Titania-Supported Iridium Nanoparticles for Ethylene Oxidation, ECS Transactions, San Diego (accepted)

9. H.A.E. Dole, L.F. Safady, S. Ntais, M. Couillard, E.A. Baranova* (2014), Improved Catalytic Reactor for the Electrochemical Promotion of Highly Dispersed Nanoparticle Catalysts, ECS Transactions, Orlando 2014.

8. A. Allagui, S. Sarfraz, B. Middleton, F. Almomani, E. A. Baranova* (2012) Ammonia Electrooxidation in Alkaline Media on NiPd Nanoparticles: Effect of pH and Concentration. ECS Transactions Vol. 46 2012.

7. H.A.E. Dole, J. M. Kim, L. Lizarraga, P. Vernoux, E.A. Baranova* (2012) Catalytic CO Oxidation over Au Nanoparticles Supported on Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia. ECS Trans. 2012 45(1): 265-274; doi:10.1149/1.3701316

6. R.J. Isaifan, H.A.E. Dole, E. Obeid, L. Lizarraga, E.A. Baranova, P. Vernoux* (2011) Catalytic Carbon Monoxide Oxidation over Size-Controlled Pt Nanoparticles in the Gas Phase and Elevated Temperatures ECS Trans. 2011 35(28): 43-57; doi:10.1149/1.3641818

5. E.A. Baranova*, K. Artyushkova, B. Halevi, T. Amir, U. Martinez, P. Atanassov (2011) Pt7Sn3 Catalysts for Ethanol Electro-Oxidation: Correlation between Surface Structure and Catalytic Activity. ECS Trans. 2011 41(1): 1691-1700; doi:10.1149/1.3635700

4. A. Parisien, F. Al-Zarka, E.A. Baranova, J. Thibault, C. Q. Lan*. (2011) Nickel nanoparticles synthesized by a modified polyol method for the purification of histidine-tagged recombinant proteins. 2nd International Conference on Nanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications (ICNFA 2011) Ottawa, Canada 27 – 29 July 2011. 7 p.

3. E.A. Baranova*, O.O. Kuznetsov (2009) Impedance of platinum under cathodic and anodic polarization. ECS Trans. 2009 19(20): 111-121; doi:10.1149/1.3247568

2. L.Y. Chang, S. Lazar, E.A. Baranova, C. Bock, G.A. Botton* (2009) Quantitative characterisation of surface defects and composition on PtRu nanoparticles using aberration-corrected TEM/STEM. Microscopy and Microanalysis 15 (Suppl. 2), 1416-1417.

1. A. Allagui, R. Wuthrich, E.A. Baranova. (2008) Copper and nickel nanoparticles: synthesis by electrochemical discharge, 1st Microsystems and Nanoelectronics Research Conference (MNRC 2008) October 15, Ottawa, Canada. Art. no. 4683379, 65-68

Invited Speaker Presentations:

30. Strategies for the rational design of electro-catalytic systems for liquid and gas phase reactions, Laboratoire de Chimie, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France, November 23, 2016.

29. Electrochemical promotion and metal-support interaction phenomena in nanostructured catalytic systems. Institute for Environmental Catalysis (IRCELyon), France, October 4, 2016.

28. Electrochemical promotion and metal-support interaction in nanostructured systems for environmentally important reactions. Dept. of Chem. Eng., Queen’s University, March 9th, 2016.
27. E.A. Baranova, A. Allagui, S. Ntais, S. Sarfraz, Ammonia electrooxidation on bimetallic PtIr and NiPd nanoparticles in alkaline media, 15th ISE Topical Meeting, Niagara Falls, Canada April 27-30, 2014.

26. E. Monyoncho T. Woo, S. Ntais, E. Baranova, Effect of Surface Structure on Catalytic Activity of Pd-Ru Nanoparticles for Ethanol Oxidation in Alkaline Media, 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 1 – 5, 2014.
2013
25. E. A. Baranova, R. J. Isaifan, S. Ntais, M. Couillard, Carbon monoxide and ethylene electro-oxidation by Pt nanoparticles/yttria stabilized zirconia catalysts in oxygen-free gas environment: Effect of Pt particle size, International Workshop of Ionically Conducting Ceramics for Catalysis, Lyon, Sept. 6 – 8, 2013.
24. Elena A. Baranova, R. J. Isaifan, S. Ntais, M. Couillard, Catalytic electrooxidation of volatile organic compounds by oxygen-ion conducting ceramics in oxygen-free gas environment, ICASS, Mont Tremblant, QC June 26-28, 2013 (40 min)
23. Electrochemistry of nano-structured materials for environmentally important processes in liquid and gas phases. Abbott Point of Care, Ottawa, May 24, 2013.
2012
22. Ni-based electrocatalysts for direct oxidation alkaline fuel cells based on ammonia and ethanol, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, Nov. 25-30, 2012
21. Electrochemical promotion of metallic nanoparticles for oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at low temperatures, Chemistry Department, UQAM, Montreal, Sept. 28, 2012
20. Electrochemical promotion of metallic nanoparticles for oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at low temperatures. Materials Engineering Department, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Sept. 24.
19. Electrocatalysis of small organic and inorganic molecules for direct oxidation fuel cells, PRiME 2012 Honolulu, Hawaii, US Oct. 7 – 12.
18. Electrochemical promotion of metallic nanoparticles for oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at low temperatures. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Sept. 24.
17. Electrochemical Promotion of Au and Pt nanoparticles for oxidation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at low temperatures. Krakow, Poland May 27-June 1.
16. Ammonia electro-oxidation on nano-sized Pt−Ir and Ni prepared by modified polyol template technique. 64th ISE Meeting Prgue, Czech Republic Aug. 19-24.
15. Nano-structured electrocatalysis of small (in)organic molecules in gas and liquid phases, Clarkson University, Potsdam, US Mar. 26.
14. Nanoparticles as efficient catalysts for environmentally important processes in liquid and gas phases. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Concordia University, Feb. 20.
2011
13. Electrochemical Promotion of  Pt and Au nanoparticles supported on yttria-stabilized zirconia, INRS, Varrens, QC, Nov. 10.
12. Electrochemically-assisted Catalysis  CCRI Annual Meeting, University of Ottawa Sept. 15.
11. Ethanol electrooxidation on unsupported Pt/Sn nanoparticles. 85th ACS Colloidal and Surface Science Symposium, June 21-23, McGill University, Montreal.
10. Inducing electrochemical promotion of catalysis (EPOC) with Au and Pt nanoparticles interfaced with yttria-stabilized zirconia (YSZ) solid-electrolyte. UNICAT, Technical University of Berlin. Jul. 6, Berlin Germany.
9. Electrocatalysis of Small Organic Molecules for Direct Oxidation Fuel Cells, University of Lyon, IRCELYON-CNRS, France, May 16 – 20.
8. PtSn Nanocatalysts for Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells. First Ottawa Fuel Cell Colloquium, Carlton University, Apr. 29.
7. Electrochemical oxidation of ammonia on carbon-supported bi-metallic PtM (M: Ir, Pd, SnOx) nanoparticles. ECS Spring Symposium “Modern Electrochemistry and electrocatalysis”, Queens University, Department of Chemistry Apr. 9.
6. Electrochemical promotion of nanostrucutred catalysts for environmentally important processes. University of New Mexico, Center for MicroEngineered Materials, Jan. 23 Albuquerque, NM, USA.
2010
5. Challenges in inducing electrochemical promotion with nano-structured catalysts. ECS Canadian Section Fall Symposium, University of Western Ontario, London ON, Sept. 18.
4. Bringing electrochemical promotion of catalysis (EPOC) to the nanometer scale. ISE Satellite Student Regional Symposium on Electrochemistry (ISE-SSRSE). McGill University, Montreal, July 16.
2009
3. Average particle size, size distribution and electrocatalytic activity of bimetallic PdxPt1-x nanoparticles. The 60th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry. August 16 – 22 2009, Beijing, China.
Invited Lecturer at the International Summer Schools:
2. Electrocatalysis of Small Molecules for Direct Oxidation Fuel Cells. The 3rd German-French Summer School on Electrochemistry and Nanotechnologies.  Porquerolles, France, September 18-23, 2011
1. Preparation of nanoparticles to be used in electrochemical promotion of catalysis (EPOC). The fourth training course of European Forum on Electrochemical Promotion of Catalysis (EPOC) – Trends in EPOC (TEPOC), Almagro, Spain, November 24-26, 2009.