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Julie E. Rorrer, Amani M. Ebrahim, Ydna Questell-Santiago, Jie Zhu, Clara Troyano-Valls, Arun S. Asundi, Anna E. Brenner, Simon R. Bare, Christopher J. Tassone, Gregg T. Beckham, Yuriy Román-Leshkov*

The Role of Bifunctional Ru/Acid Catalysts in the Selective Hydrocracking of Polyethylene and Polypropylene Waste to Liquid Hydrocarbons

ACS Catalysis (2022) In press.

Guido Zichittella, Amani M. Ebrahim, Jie Zhu, Anna E. Brenner, Griffin Drake, Gregg T. Beckham, Simon R. Bare, Julie E. Rorrer*, and Yuriy Román-Leshkov*

*co-corresponding author

Hydrogenolysis of Polyethylene and Polypropylene into Propane over Cobalt-Based Catalysts

JACS Au (2022) In press.

[CEN Article] [MIT News]

JE Rorrer, C Troyano-Valls, Y Roman-Leshkov, GT Beckham,

Hydrogenolysis of Polypropylene and Mixed Polyolefin Plastic Waste over Ru/C to Produce Liquid Alkanes

ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering (2021) 9, 35, 11616-12016

[Front Cover]

JE Rorrer, Y Roman-Leshkov, GT Beckham,

Conversion of Polyolefin Waste to Liquid Alkanes with Ru-Based Catalysts under Mild Conditions,

JACS Au (2020) 1, 1, 8-12,

[First Reaction] [Press]

JE Rorrer, FD Toste, AT Bell,

Mechanism and Kinetics of Isobutene Formation from Ethanol and Acetone over ZnxZryOz

ACS Catalysis (2019) 9, 12, 10588-10604.

JE Rorrer, AT Bell, FD Toste,

Synthesis of biomass‐derived ethers for use as fuels and lubricants

ChemSusChem (2019) 12, 13, 2835-2858. doi/full/10.1002/cssc.201900535

J Rorrer, S Pindi, FD Toste, AT Bell,

Effect of alcohol structure on the kinetics of etherification and dehydration over tungstated zirconia

ChemSusChem (2018) 11, 18, 3104-3111,

[Cover Feature]

J Rorrer, Y He, FD Toste, AT Bell,

Mechanism and kinetics of 1-dodecanol etherification over tungstated zirconia

Journal of Catalysis (2017) 354, 13-23.

Other Publications

Nicholson SR*, Rorrer JE*, Singh A*, Konev MO, Rorrer NA, Carpenter AC, Jacobsen, AJ, Román-Leshkov, Y, Beckham, GT. *equal contribution

The critical role of process analysis in chemical recycling and upcycling of waste plastics.

Annu Rev. Chem. Biomol. Eng. (2022) 13:In press.

Advance publication online:

CN Stachl, DD Brauer, H Mizuno, JM Gleason, JE Rorrer, MB Francis, AM Baranger,

Shaping the Future of Higher Education: Practical, Community-Driven Initiatives to Improve Academic Climate

ACS Central Science (2021) 7, 6, 910-916, [].

GT Beckham, R Allen, R Baldwin, M Reed, JE Rorrer, Y Roman-Leshkov, J McGeehan, E Chen,

Transforming the Science and Technology of Plastics Recycling

Chemical Engineering Progress (CEP), July 2021.