Peer-reviewed publications: presented in chronological order (C = Communication, R= Review, F = Full paper, L = Letter, B = Book).



49. (C) Zhu, A.-X.; Yang, Q.-Y.; Kumar, A.; Crowley, C.; Mukherjee, S.; Chen, K.-J.; Wang, S.-Q.; ONolan, D.; Shivanna, M.; Zaworotko, M. J., " A Coordination Network That Reversibly Switches between Two Nonporous Polymorphs and a High Surface Area Porous Phase" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (46), 15572-15576.


48. (C) Zhang, S.-Y.; Jensen, S.; Tan, K.; Wojtas, L.; Roveto, M.; Cure, J.; Thonhauser, T.; Chabal, Y. J.; Zaworotko, M. J., "Modulation of Water Vapor Sorption by a Fourth-Generation Metal–Organic Material with a Rigid Framework and Self-Switching Pores" J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140 (39), 12545-12552.


47. (C) Shivanna, M.; Yang, Q.-Y.; Bajpai, A.; Patyk-Kazmierczak, E.; Zaworotko, M. J., "A dynamic and multi-responsive porous flexible metal–organic material" Nat. Commun., 2018, 9 (1), 3080.



46. (C)  Sanii R, Bajpai A, Patyk-Kaźmierczak E, et al. "High Yield, Low-Waste Synthesis of a Family of Pyridyl and Imidazolyl-Substituted Schiff Base Linker Ligands" ACS Sustain. Chem.  Eng., 2018, 6(11): 14589-14598.



45. (C) O'Nolan, D.; Kumar, A.; Chen, K.-J.; Mukherjee, S.; Madden, D. G.; Zaworotko, M. J., "Finding the Optimal Balance between the Pore Size and Pore Chemistry in Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials for Trace Acetylene Capture" ACS Appl. Nano Mater., 2018, 1 (11), 6000-6004.



44. (C) Foley, S.; Geaney, H.; Bree, G.; Mukherjee, S.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Ryan, K. M., "Layered Bimetallic Metal-Organic Material Derived Cu2SnS3/SnS2/C Composite for Anode Applications in Lithium-Ion Batteries" ChemElectroChem, 2018, 5(23), 3764-3770.




43. (C) QingYuan, Y.; Prem, L.; Susan, S.; Matteo, L.; KaiJie, C.; WenYang, G.; Mohana, S.; Tony, P.; Nobuhiko, H.; Shinpei, K.; J., P. J.; Shengqian, M.; Brian, S.; J., B. L.; Susumu, K.; J., Z. M., "Reversible Switching between Highly Porous and Nonporous Phases of an Interpenetrated Diamondoid Coordination Network That Exhibits GateOpening at Methane Storage Pressures" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2018, 57 (20), 5684-5689.



 42. (C) Foley, S.; Geaney, H.; Bree, G.; Stokes, K.; Connolly, S.; Zaworotko, M. J.; Ryan, K. M., "Copper Sulfide (CuxS) Nanowire-in-Carbon Composites Formed from Direct Sulfurization of the Metal-Organic Framework HKUST-1 and Their Use as Li-Ion Battery Cathodes" Adv. Funct. Mater., 2018, 28 (19):1800587.



41. (C) Mohana Shivanna, Qing-Yuan Yang, Alankriti Bajpai, Susan Sen, Nobuhiko Hosono, Shinpei Kusaka, Tony Pham, Katherine A. Forrest, Brian Space,  Susumu Kitagawa and Michael J. Zaworotko.  “Readily accessible shape-memory effect in a porous interpenetrated coordination network” Sci. Adv., 2018, 4 (4): eaaq1636.




40. (C) Daniel O’Nolan, David G. Madda, Amrit Kumar, Kai-Jie Chen a, Tony Pham, Katherine A. Forrest, Ewa Patyk-Kazmierczak, Qing-Yuan Yang, Claire A. Murray c, Chiu C. Tang c, Brian Space and Michael J. Zaworotko.  “Impact of partial interpenetration in a hybrid ultramicroporous material on C2H2/C2H4 separation performance”.  Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 3488-3491.



39. (C) Chen, K.-J.; Yang, Q.-Y.; Sen, S.; Madden, D. G.; Kumar, A.; Pham, T.; Forrest, K. A.; Hosono, N.; Space, B.; Kitagawa, S.; Zaworotko, M. J., "Efficient CO2 Removal for Ultra-Pure CO Production by Two Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials" Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2018, 57 (13), 3332-3336.


38. (B) Bhattacharya, S., Peraka, K.S., Zaworotko, M.J.  Chapter 2: "The Role of Hydrogen Bonding in Co-crystals" 2018, 33-79. DOI:10.1039/9781788012874-00033.



37. (C) Monica Lestari , Matteo Lusi , Aoife O'Leary , Daniel O'Nolan,  and Michael J. Zaworotko.  "Hygroscopicity of lithium coordination polymers and their solid solutions"  CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 5940-5944.


36. (C) Hayley S. Scott, Soumya Mukherjee, David R. Turner, Matthew I. J. Polson, Michael J. Zaworotko, and Paul E. Kruger. “Crystal engineering of dichromate pillared hybrid ultramicroporous materials incorporating pyrazole-based ligands”. CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 1193-1197.




35. (C) Shi-Qiang Wang, Qing-Yuan Yang, Soumya Mukherjee, Daniel O’Nolan,  Ewa Patyk-Kaźmierczak,  Kai-Jie Chen,  Mohana Shivanna, Claire Murray, Chiu C. Tang and Michael J. Zaworotko.  "Recyclable switching between nonporous and porous phases of a square lattice (sql) topology coordination network" Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 7042-7045.



34. (C) Haikal, R. R., Hua, C., Perry IV, J. J., O’Nolan, D., Syed, I., Kumar, A., Chester, A. H., Zaworotko, M. J., Yacoub, M., Alkordi, M. H., "Controlling the Uptake and Regulating the Release of Nitric Oxide in Microporous Solids", ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, 9 (50), pp 43520–43528.


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33. (C) Li, B.; Cui, X.; O’Nolan, D.; Wen, H-M; Jiang, M.; Krishna, R.; Wu, H.; Lin, R-B; Chen, Y-S; Yuan, D.; Xing, H.; Zhou, W.; Ren, Q.; Qian, G.; Zaworotko, M.J.; Chen, B., ”An Ideal Molecular Sieve for Acetylene Removal from Ethylene with Record Selectivity and Productivity”, Advanced Materials, 2017, 1704210 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201704210

32. (C) Bajpai, A.; O'Nolan, D.; Madden, D.G.; Chen, K-J; Pham, T.; Kumar, A.; Lusi, M.; Perry IV, J.J.; Space, B.; Zaworotko, M.J., “The effect of centred versus offset interpenetration on C2H2 sorption in hybrid ultramicroporous materials”, Chemical Communications, 2017, 53, 11592-11595.


31. (C) Zhang, S.-Y., Yang, C.-X., Shi, W., Yan, X.-P., Cheng, P., Wojtas, L, Zaworotko, M. J., "A Chiral Metal-Organic Material that Enables Enantiomeric Identification and Purification", CHEM, 2017, DOI:

30. (C) O’Nolan, D., Kumar, A., Zaworotko, M.J., “Water Vapor Sorption in Hybrid Pillared Square Grid Materials”, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2017 139 (25), 8508-8513


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29. (C) Hua, C., Yang, Q-Y., Zaworotko, M.J.,"Construction of a Series of Porous (3,9)-c Coordination Networks Using Dicarboxylate and Tris-pyridyl Ligands and Their Gas Storage Properties", Crystal Growth & Design, 2017 17 (6), 3475-3481

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28. (F) Scott, H.S., Shivanna, M., Bajpai, A., Chen, K-J., Madden, D.G., Perry IV, J.J., Zaworotko, M.J., "Enhanced Stability toward Humidity in a Family of Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials Incorporating Cr2O72– Pillars", Crystal Growth and Design, 2017, 17, 1933–1937.


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27. (C) Kumar, A.; Hua, C.; Madden, D. G.; O'Nolan, D.; Chen, K.-J.; Keane, L.-A.; Perry IV, J. J.; Zaworotko, M. J., “Hybrid ultramicroporous materials (HUMs) with enhanced stability and trace carbon capture performance”, Chemical Communications,2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02289A


Graphical abstract: Hybrid ultramicroporous materials (HUMs) with enhanced stability and trace carbon capture performance

26. (C) Bajpai, A., Lusi, M., Zaworotko, M.J., "The Role of Weak Interactions in Controlling the Mode of Interpenetration in Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials", Chemical Communications 2017, 53, 3978–3981.


Graphical abstract: The role of weak interactions in controlling the mode of interpenetration in hybrid ultramicroporous materials

25. (C) Peraka, K.S., Lusi, M., Bajpai, A., Zaworotko, M.J.,” A Crystal Engineering Approach to Generate Crystalline Inclusion Compounds in which 5-Hydroxyisophthalic Acid Serves as a Host”, Crystal Growth and Design, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01904

24. (F) Scott, H.S., Shivanna, M., Bajpai, A., Madden, D.G., Chen, K-J, Pham, T., Forrest, K.A., Hogan, A., Space, B., Perry, J.J. IV, Zaworotko, M.J.,”Highly Selective Separation of C2H2 from CO2 by a New Dichromate-Based Hybrid Ultramicroporous Material”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b15250

23. (F) Madden, D.G., Scott, H.S., Chen, K.J., Kumar, A.,Sanii, R., Bajpai,A., Lusi,M., Curtin, T., Perry, J.J., Zaworotko, M.J. “Flue-gas and direct-air capture of CO2 by porous metal-organic materials.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 375, 20160025, 2016


22. (F) Chen, K.J., Scott, H.S., Madden, D.G., Pham, T., Kumar, A., Bajpai, A., Lusi, M., Forrest, K.A., Space, B., Perry, J.J., Zaworotko, M.J., “Benchmark C2H2/CO2 and CO2/C2H2 separation by two closely related hybrid   ultramicroporous materials.” CHEM, 1, 753–765, 2016


21. (F) Bajpai, A., Scott, H.S., Pham, T., Chen, K-J, Space, B., Lusi, M., Perry, M.L., Zaworotko, M.J., “Towards an understanding of the propensity for crystalline hydrate formation by molecular compounds”, IUCrJ, 3, 430–439, 2016


20. (C) Chen, K-J, Madden, D.G., Pham, T., Forrest, K.A., Kumar, A., Yang, Q-Y, Xue, W., Space, B., Perry, J.J. IV, Zhang, J-P, Chen, X-M, Zaworotko, M.J., "Tuning Pore Size in Square‐Lattice Coordination Networks for Size‐Selective Sieving of CO2", Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 55, 10268-10272, 2016.

19. (C) Yang, Q-Y, Chen, K-J, Schoedel, A.,Wojtas, L., Perry, J.J. IV, Zaworotko, M.J.,"Network diversity through two-step crystal engineering of a decorated 6-connected primary molecular building block", CrystEngComm, (18), 8578, 2016

18. (F) Ziaee, A., Chovan, D., Lusi, M., Perry IV, J. J., Zaworotko, M. J., Tofail, S. A. M., “Theoretical Optimization of Pore Size and Chemistry in SIFSIX-3-M Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials”, Crystal Growth and Design, (7), 3890–3897, 2016


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17. (F) Cui, X., Chen, K.-J., Xing, H., Yang, Q., Krishna, R., Bao, Z., Wu, H., Zhou, W., Dong, X., Han, Y., Li, B., Ren., Q., Zaworotko, M. J., Chen, B., “Pore chemistry and size control in hybrid porous materials for acetylene capture from ethylene”, Science, (353) 141-144, 2016