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Dr Matteo Lusi

Biography

Matteo obtained his Laurea in Chimica from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2005 and his PhD from the University of Bristol (UK) in 2010. He worked as a postdoc in Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and in New York University - Abu Dhabi (UAE) before moving to Limerick in 2014. 

His research interests include molecular crystallography, solid-state reactions, and solid solutions.

At the end of 2017 Matteo had published 45 peer reviewed papers 1 editorial commentary, 1 conference paper 1 book chapter and 1 patent.
He was awarded with a Claude Leon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2009 and he is currently funded through a Starting Investigator Research Grant from Science Foundation Ireland.
 

Research Interests

  Crystal Engineering, Solid Solutions, Solid State Reactions, Solid State Chemistry, Crystallography, Polymorphism

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2010 University of Bristol - PhD
  • 2005 Universita di Bologna - Laurea

Publications

Book Chapter

2017

Solid Solutions Mixed Crystals and Eutectics
Lusi, Matteo
Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II

Peer Reviewed Journal

2017

Two-Step Mechanochemical Synthesis of Carbene Complexes of Palladium(II) and Platinum(II)
Adams, Christopher J.,Lusi, Matteo,Mutambi, Emily M.,Orpen, A. Guy
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b00106

2017

Viologen-Based Conjugated Covalent Organic Networks via Zincke Reaction
Das, Gobinda,Skorjanc, Tina,Sharma, Sudhir Kumar,Gándara, Felipe,Lusi, Matteo,Shankar Rao, D. S.,Vimala, Sridurai,Krishna Prasad, Subbarao,Raya, Jesus,Han, Dong Suk,Jagannathan, Ramesh,Olsen, John-Carl,Trabolsi, Ali
Journal Of The American Chemical Societyjournal Of The American Chemical Society DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b02836

2017

The role of weak interactions in controlling the mode of interpenetration in hybrid ultramicroporous materials
Bajpai, Alankriti,Lusi, Matteo,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C6CC10217D

2017

Cocrystals Help Break the “Rules” of Isostructurality: Solid Solutions and Polymorphism in the Malic/Tartaric Acid System
Cruz-Cabeza, Aurora J.,Lestari, Monica,Lusi, Matteo
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01321

2017

The effect of centred versus offset interpenetration on C2H2 sorption in hybrid ultramicroporous materials
Bajpai, Alankriti,O'Nolan, Daniel,Madden, David G.,Chen, Kai-Jie,Pham, Tony,Kumar, Amrit,Lusi, Matteo,Perry, John J.,Space, Brian,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05882A

2017

Crystal Engineering Approach to Generate Crystalline Inclusion Compounds in Which 5-Hydroxyisophthalic Acid Serves as a Host
Peraka, Krishna S.,Lusi, Matteo,Bajpai, Alankriti,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01904

2017

Flue-gas and direct-air capture of CO<sub>2</sub> by porous metal–organic materials
Madden, David G.,Scott, Hayley S.,Kumar, Amrit,Chen, Kai-Jie,Sanii, Rana,Bajpai, Alankriti,Lusi, Matteo,Curtin, Teresa,Perry, John J.,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Philosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical And Engineering Sciencesphilosophical Transactions Of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical And Engineering Sciences DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0025

2016

Postsynthetic Modification of Cadmium-Based Links and Knots
Trabolsi, Ali,Prakasam, Thirumugan,Bilbeisi, Rana A.,lusi, matteo,Olsen, John-Carl,Platas-Iglesias, Carlos
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C6CC02423H

2016

[C-H[three dots, centered]anion] interactions mediate the templation and anion binding properties of topologically non-trivial metal-organic structures in aqueous solutions
Bilbeisi, Rana A.,Prakasam, Thirumurugan,Lusi, Matteo,El Khoury, Roberto,Platas-Iglesias, Carlos,Charbonniere, Loic J.,Olsen, John-Carl,Elhabiri, Mourad,Trabolsi, Ali
Chemical Sciencechemical Science DOI: 10.1039/C5SC04246A

2016

Towards an understanding of the propensity for crystalline hydrate formation by molecular compounds
Bajpai, Alankriti,,Scott, Hayley S.,,Pham, Tony,,Chen, Kai-Jie,,Space, Brian,,Lusi, Matteo,,Perry, Miranda L.,,Zaworotko, Michael J.,
Iucrjiucrj DOI: doi:10.1107/S2052252516015633

2016

Improving Biopharmaceutical Properties of Vinpocetine Through Cocrystallization
Golob, Samuel,Perry, Miranda,Lusi, Matteo,Chierotti, Michele R.,Grabnar, Iztok,Lassiani, Lucia,Voinovich, Dario,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Journal Of Pharmaceutical Sciencesjournal Of Pharmaceutical Sciences DOI: 10.1016/j.xphs.2016.09.017

2016

An Investigation into the Solid and Solution Properties of Known and Novel Polymorphs of the Antimicrobial Molecule, Clofazimine
Bannigan, Pauric,Zeglinski, Jacek,Lusi, Matteo,O'Brien, John,Hudson, Sarah P.
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01411

2016

A rare cationic building block that generates a new type of polyhedral network with "cross-linked" pto topology
Lusi, Matteo,Fechine, Pierre B. A.,Chen, Kai-Jie,Perry, John J.,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C5CC10203K

2016

Fine-tuning of a thermosalient phase transition by solid solutions
Nauha, Elisa,Naumov, Pance,lusi, matteo
Crystengcommcrystengcomm DOI: 10.1039/C6CE00762G

2016

Theoretical Optimization of Pore Size and Chemistry in SIFSIX-3-M Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials
Ziaee, Ahmad,Chovan, Drahomir,Lusi, Matteo,Perry Iv, John Jackson,Zaworotko, Michael J.,Tofail, Syed A. M.
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b00453

2016

Diversity in a simple co-crystal: racemic and kryptoracemic behaviour
Rao Khandavilli, U. B.,Lusi, Matteo,Bhogala, Balakrishna R.,Maguire, Anita R.,Stein, Matthias,Lawrence, Simon E.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C6CC04148E

2016

Benchmark C2H2/CO2 and CO2/C2H2 Separation by Two Closely Related Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials
Chen, Kai-Jie,Scott, Hayley S,Madden, David G,Pham, Tony,Kumar, Amrit,Bajpai, Alankriti,Lusi, Matteo,Forrest, Katherine A,Space, Brian,Perry Iv, John J,Zaworotko, Michael J
Chemchem DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chempr.2016.10.009

2015

Direct Air Capture of CO2 by Physisorbent Materials
Kumar, Amrit,Madden, David G.,Lusi, Matteo,Chen, Kai-Jie,Daniels, Emma A.,Curtin, Teresa,Perry, John J.,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Angewandte Chemie International Editionangewandte Chemie International Edition DOI: 10.1002/anie.201506952

2015

Two-step solid-state synthesis of PEPPSI-type compounds
Adams, Christopher J.,Lusi, Matteo,Mutambi, Emily M.,Guy Orpen, A.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C5CC02924D

2015

Hydrophobic pillared square grids for selective removal of CO2 from simulated flue gas
Elsaidi, Sameh K.,Mohamed, Mona H.,Schaef, Herbert T.,Kumar, Amrit,Lusi, Matteo,Pham, Tony,Forrest, Katherine A.,Space, Brian,Xu, Wenqian,Halder, Gregory J.,Liu, Jun,Zaworotko, Michael J.,Thallapally, Praveen K.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C5CC06577A

2015

Expanding the Scope of Molecular Mixed Crystals Enabled by Three Component Solid Solutions
Lusi, Matteo,Vitorica-Yrezabal, Inigo J.,Zaworotko, Michael J.
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.5b00685

2015

Dynamic stereoisomerization in inherently chiral bimetallic [2]catenanes
Prakasam, Thirumurugan,Lusi, Matteo,Nauha, Elisa,Olsen, John-Carl,Sy, Mohamadou,Platas-Iglesias, Carlos,Charbonniere, Loic J.,Trabolsi, Ali
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C4CC07392D

2015

Kitaigorodsky Revisited: Polymorphism and Mixed Crystals of Acridine/Phenazine
Schur, Einat,Nauha, Elisa,Lusi, Matteo,Bernstein, Joel
Chemistry – A European Journal DOI: 10.1002/chem.201404321

2014

Hydrogen-Bond Analysis: Statistical and Computational versus Experimental Position Refinement
Lusi, Matteo,de Villiers, Dawie,Esterhuysen, Catharine
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/cg500422p

2013

Practical and Highly Selective Sulfur Ylide-Mediated Asymmetric Epoxidations and Aziridinations Using a Cheap and Readily Available Chiral Sulfide: Extensive Studies To Map Out Scope, Limitations, and....
Illa, Ona,Namutebi, Mariam,Saha, Chandreyee,Ostovar, Mehrnoosh,Chen, C. Chun,Haddow, Mairi F.,Nocquet-Thibault, Sophie,Lusi, Matteo,McGarrigle, Eoghan M.,Aggarwal, Varinder K.
Journal Of The American Chemical Societyjournal Of The American Chemical Society DOI: 10.1021/ja405073w

2013

On the propulsion mechanism of "jumping" crystals
Lusi, Matteo,Bernstein, Joel
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications DOI: 10.1039/C3CC45646C

2012

A mechanochemically synthesised solid solution enables engineering of the sorption properties of a Werner clathrate
Batisai, Eustina,Lusi, Matteo,Jacobs, Tia,Barbour, Leonard J.
Chemical Communicationschemical Communications

2012

Solid–Vapor Sorption of Xylenes: Prioritized Selectivity as a Means of Separating All Three Isomers Using a Single Substrate
Lusi, Matteo,Barbour, Leonard J.
Angewandte Chemie International Editionangewandte Chemie International Edition DOI: 10.1002/anie.201109084

2011
2011

Crystal synthesis of 1,4-phenylenediamine salts and coordination networks
Adams, Christopher J.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy
Crystengcommcrystengcomm DOI: 10.1039/C0CE00020E

2011

Isostructural coordination polymers: epitaxis vs. solid solution
Lusi, Matteo,Atwood, Jerry L.,MacGillivray, Leonard R.,Barbour, Leonard J.
Crystengcommcrystengcomm DOI: 10.1039/C1CE05164D

2011

Potassium S2N-heteroscorpionates: structure and iridaboratrane formation
Lopez-Gomez, Maria J.,Connelly, Neil G.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Hamilton, Alex,Lusi, Matteo,Baisch, Ulrich,Orpen, A. Guy
Dalton Transactionsdalton Transactions DOI: 10.1039/C0DT01718C

2010

Towards polymorphism control in coordination networks and metallo-organic salts
Adams, Christopher J.,Gillon, Amy L.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy
Crystengcommcrystengcomm

2010

Isomerism in rhodium(i)N,S-donor heteroscorpionates: ring substituent and ancillary ligand effects
Blagg, Robin J.,Connelly, Neil G.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Hamilton, Alex,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy,Ridgway, Benjamin M.
Dalton Transactionsdalton Transactions

2010

Crystal engineering of lattice metrics of perhalometallate salts and MOFs
Adams, Christopher J.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy
Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciencesproceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0910146107

2008

Real crystal engineering: solid-state reactions in metal-organic compounds
Lusi, Matteo,,Adams, Christopher J.,,Orpen, A. Guy,
Acta Crystallographica Section Aacta Crystallographica Section A DOI: doi:10.1107/S0108767308084730

2008

General Routes to Alkyl Phosphatrioxaadamantane Ligands
Downing, Joanne H.,Floure, Joëlle,Heslop, Katie,Haddow, Mairi F.,Hopewell, Jonathan,Lusi, Matteo,Phetmung, Hirahataya,Orpen, A. Guy,Pringle, Paul G.,Pugh, Robert I.,Zambrano-Williams, Damaris
Organometallicsorganometallics DOI: 10.1021/om800141y

2008

Solid state synthesis of coordination compounds from basic metal salts
Adams, Christopher J.,Kurawa, Mukhtar A.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy
Crystengcommcrystengcomm

2007

Solution and Solid-State Preparation of 18-Crown[6] Complexes with M[HSO4]n Salts (M = NH4+, K+, Sr2+ and n = 1, 2) and an Investigation of Solvation/Desolvation Processes and Crystal Polymorphism
Braga, Dario,Gandolfi, Massimo,Lusi, Matteo,Paolucci, Demis,Polito, Marco,Rubini, Katia,Grepioni, Fabrizia
Chemistry – A European Journal DOI: 10.1002/chem.200601850

2007

Solid-State Interconversions of Coordination Networks and Hydrogen-Bonded Salts
Adams, Christopher J,Colquhoun, Howard M,Crawford, Paul C,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A.  Guy
Angewandte Chemie International Editionangewandte Chemie International Edition DOI: 10.1002/anie.200603593

2007

Solution and Solid-State Preparation of 18-Crown-6 and 15-Crown-5 Adducts of Hydrogen Sulfate Salts and an Investigation of the Reversible Dehydration Processes
Braga, Dario,Gandolfi, Massimo,Lusi, Matteo,Polito, Marco,Rubini, Katia,Grepioni, Fabrizia
Crystal Growth & Designcrystal Growth & Design DOI: 10.1021/cg0607598

2005
2005

Mechanically induced reactivity of molecular crystals: chemistry (almost) without solvents
Grepioni, F.,,Curzi, M.,,Lusi, M.,,Braga, D.,
Acta Crystallographica Section Aacta Crystallographica Section A DOI: doi:10.1107/S010876730509536X