Selected Publications:

Selected peer-reviewed publications (77 total, undergraduate co-authors names are underlined)

  1. Salah A. M. S.; Sayari, N.; Naili, H.; Norquist, A. J. Conglomerate crystallization and chiral discrimination between four copper materials templated by methylbenzylamine. RSC Advances 2016, 6, 59055-59065.
  2. Adler, P. D. F.; Xu, R.; Olshansky, J. H.; Smith, M. D.; Elbert, K. C.; Yang, Y.; Ferrence, G. M.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Probing structural adaptability in templated vanadium selenites. Polyhedron. 2016, 114, 184-193.
  3. Raccuglia, P.; Elbert K. C.; Adler, P. D. F.; Falk, C.; Wenny, M. B.; Mollo, A.; Zeller, M.; Friedler, S. A.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Machine learning assisted materials discovery using failed experiments. Nature, 2016, 533, 73.
  4. Nourmahnad, A.; Wenny, M. B.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. The role of inorganic acidity on templated vanadate composition and dimensionality. J. Solid State Chem. 2016, 236, 215-221.
  5. Nourmahnad, A.; Smith, M. D.; Zeller, M.; Ferrence, G. M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. The role of non-covalent interactions on vanadium tellurite chain connectivities. Inorg. Chem. 2015strong>, 54, 694-703.
  6. Olshansky, J. H.; Wiener, K. J.; Smith, M. D.; Nourmahnad, A.; Charles, M. J.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Formation principles for vanadium selenites: the role of pH on product composition. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 12027-12035.
  7. Hajlaoui, F.; Naili, H.; Norquist, A. J.; Mhiri, T.; Bataille, T. The structural transformation of monoclinic [(R)-C5H14N2][Cu(H2O)4](SO4)2·2H2O into orthorhombic [(R)-C5H14N2]2[Cu(H2O)6](SO4)3; crystal structures and thermal behavior. Phase Trans. 2014, 18, 71-84.
  8. Chang, K. B.; Smith, M. D.; Zeller, M.; Norquist, A. J. catena-Poly[2,2?,2?-nitrilotris(ethan-aminium) [tri-?-oxido-tris[dioxidovanadate(V)]] monohydrate]. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2013, 69, m570-m571.
  9. Koffer, J. H.; Olshansky, J. H.; Smith, M. D.; Hernandez, K. J.; Zeller, M.; Ferrence, G. M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Formation principles for templated vanadium selenite oxalates. Cryst. Growth. Des. 2013, 13, 4504-4511.
  10. Chang, K. B.; Smith, M. D.; Blau, S. M.; Glor, E. C.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Steric induced layer flection in templated vanadium tellurites. Cryst. Growth Des. 2013, 13, 2190-2197.
  11. Gautier, R.; Norquist, A. J.; Poeppelmeier, K. R. From racemic to polar materials. Cryst. Growth Des. 2012, 51, 6267-6271.
  12. Olshansky, J. H.; Tran, T. T.; Hernandez, K. J.; Zeller, M.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Role of hydrogen-bonding in the formation of polar achiral and nonpolar chiral vanadium selenite frameworks. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 11040-11048.
  13. Smith, M. D.; Blau, S. M.; Chang, K. B.; Tran, T. T.; Zeller, M.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Inducing polarity in [VO3]nn- chain compounds using asymmetric hydrogen-bonding networks. J. Solid State Chemistry 2012, 195, 86-93.
  14. Hajlaoui, F.; Naili, H.; Yahyaoui, S.; Norquist, A. J.; Mhiri, T.; Bataille, T. Synthesis, crystal structures and thermal behavior of organic-inorganic hybrids incorporating a chiral diamine. J. Organometallic Chem. 2012, 700, 110-116.
  15. Smith, M. D.; Blau, S. M.; Chang, K. B.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Beyond Charge Density Matching; the Role of C ? H ··· O Interactions in the Formation of Templated Vanadium Tellurites. Cryst. Growth Des. 2011, 11, 4213-4219.
  16. Olshansky, J. H.; Blau, S. M.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Understanding an Order-Disorder Phase Transition in Ionothermally Synthesized Gallium Phosphates. Cryst. Growth Des. 2011, 11, 3065-3071.
  17. Glor, E. C.; Blau, S. M.; Yeon, J.; Zeller, M.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. [R-C7H16N2][V2Te2O10] and [S-C7H16N2][V2Te2O10]; New Polar Templated Vanadium Tellurite Enantiomers. J. Solid State Chem. 2011, 184, 1445-1450.
  18. Kaufman, E. A.; Zeller, M.; Norquist, A. J. A Slow Leak Synthetic Route to Organically Templated Gallium Sulfates. Cryst. Growth Des. 2010, 10, 4656-4661.
  19. Chang, K. B.; Hubbard, D. J.; Zeller, M.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. The Role of Stereoactive Lone Pairs in Templated Vanadium Tellurite Charge Density Matching. Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 5167-5172.
  20. Choyke, S. J.; Blau, S. M.; Larner, A. A.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Yeon, J.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Norquist, A. J. Noncentrosymmetry in New Templated Gallium Fluorophosphates. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 11277-11282.
  21. Sanchez Casalongue, H.; Choyke, S. J.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Schrier, J.; Norquist, A. J. Charge Density Matching in Templated Molybdates. J. Solid State Chem. 2009, 182, 1297-1303.
  22. Hubbard, D. J.; Johnston, A. R.; Sanchez Casalongue H.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. Synthetic Approaches for Noncentrosymmetric Molybdates. Inorg. Chem. 2008, 47, 8518-8525.
  23. Stover, A. K.; Gutnick, J. R.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. [Mo16O53F2]12-; a New Polyoxofluoromolybdate Anion. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 46, 4389-4391.
  24. Welk, M. E.; Stern, C. L.; Poeppelmeier, K. R.; Norquist, A. J. The Effects of Reaction Gel Dehydration in the Synthesis of Cu(NC5H5)4VOF4 and [Cu(NC5H5)4VOF4][ Cu(NC5H5)4(H2O)VOF4]·H2O Cryst. Growth Des. 2007, 7, 956-961.
  25. Nelson, J. H.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. [Poly[tris(p-xylylenediaminium)[tetradeca-?-oxo-hexadecanonamolybdate(VI)]]] Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2007, 63, m1442-m1444.
  26. Nelson, J. H.; Johnston, A. R.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. Composition Space Analysis of Templated Molybdates. Solid State Sci. 2007, 9, 472-484.
  27. Nelson, J. R.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. Poly[tetrakis(4-aminopyridium) [hexadeca-?-decaoxooctamolybdate(VI)]]. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E, 2006, 62, m1731-m1733.
  28. Nelson, J. R.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. Poly[bis(4-aminopyridinium) decaoxotrimolybdate(VI)]. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E, 2006, 62, m1448-m1450.
  29. Veltman, T. R.; Stover, A. K.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Ok, K. M.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Norquist, A. J. Directed Synthesis of Noncentrosymmetric Molybdates Using Composition Space Analysis. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 5529-5537.
  30. Thorn, K. J.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. [C4H14N2]2[Mo8O26]·2H2O: A New Molybdate Salt. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E, 2005, 61, m1665-m1667.
  31. Muller, E. A.; Cannon, R. J.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Ok, K. M.; Halasyamani, P. S.; Norquist, A. J. Directed Synthesis of Noncentrosymmetric Molybdates. Cryst. Growth Des. 2005, 5, 1913-1917.
  32. Muller, E. A.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. (C6H16)2[Mo8O26]: A New ?-Octamolybdate Salt. Acta Crystallogr. Sect. E 2005, 61, m730-m732.
  33. Gutnick, J. G.; Muller, E. A.; Narducci Sarjeant, A.; Norquist, A. J. [N2C5H14][(MoO3)3(SO4)]·H2O: Sulfated ?-Molybdena Chains. Inorg. Chem. 2004, 43, 6528-6530.

Popular press research highlights

  1. 'The positive side of negative results' Nature Podcast, 05 May 2016
  2. 'Computer gleans chemical insight from lab notebook failures' Philip Ball, Nature News – 05 May 2016
  3. 'Why machines should learn from failures' Daniela Hernandez Wall Street Journal 06 May 2016
  4. 'Computers trump chemists by studying failed experiments' Nick Summers engadget.com 06 May 2016
  5. 'Lab failures turn to gold in search for new materials' Jordana Cepelewicz Scientific American 06 May 2016
  6. 'What scientists could learn from startups' Adam Marcus, Ivan Oransky, The Week, 22 May, 2016
  7. 'Reproducibility crisis - why we need more dark reactions projects' Wade Miller, Conceptual Revolutions, June 26, 2016.

Oral and poster presentations (post tenure)

Invited presentations

  • "Insights into the structures and formation mechanisms in templated vanadium tellurites." Union College, Schenectady, NY. January 27, 2011.
  • "Insights into the structures and formation mechanisms in templated vanadium tellurites." CRISMAT, University of Caen, France. March 22, 2011.
  • "Single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction in an undergraduate research laboratory." American Crystallographic Association. Boston MA July 30, 2012.
  • "Centrosymmetric, polar and chiral vanadium selenite frameworks." Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Teacher Scholar Symposium, New York, NY Oct. 26, 2012.
  • "Formation principles for templated vanadium oxo-species" Youngstown State University, Youngstown OH February 13, 2015.
  • "Understanding and optimizing exploratory hydrothermal reactions" UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara CA, May 29, 2015
  • "Dark reactions project: a machine learning approach to materials discovery" Pacifichem, Honolulu HI, December 16, 2015
  • "Understanding and optimizing exploratory hydrothermal reactions" Philadelphia Inorganic Colloquium, Newark DE, March 19, 2016.

Contributed presentations

  • "Noncentrosymmetry in new templated gallium phosphates." American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. March 24, 2010.
  • "Insights into the structures and formation mechanisms in templated vanadium tellurites." NASSC Conference, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario, Canada. June 4, 2011.
  • "Understanding the formation of organically templated vanadium tellurites" American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 28 2012.
  • "Understanding the formation of organically templated vanadium tellurites" American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia PA, August 20, 2012.
  • "Inducing polarity in new templated vanadates and vanadium tellurites" American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia PA, August 21, 2012.
  • "Centrosymmetric, polar and chiral vanadium selenite frameworks" American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 10, 2013.
  • "Centrosymmetric, polar and chiral vanadium selenite frameworks" NASSC, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR June 25, 2013.
  • "Formation principles for template vanadium selenites" American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas TX, March 20, 2014.
  • "The dark reactions project: a machine learning approach to materials discovery" American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver CO, 24 March 2015.
  • "A machine learning approach to materials discovery" North American Solid State Chemistry Conference, Tallahassee FL, May 23, 2015
  • "Materials discovery in templated metal oxides" American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston MA, August 19, 2015
  • "Role of noncovalent interactions in templated vanadates" Pacifichem, Honolulu HI, December 19, 2015.

Poster presentations

  • "The role of stereoactive lone pairs in vanadium tellurite charge density matching." Gordon Research Conference on Solid State Chemistry, New London, NH. August 3, 2010.
  • "Centrosymmetric, polar and chiral vanadium selenite frameworks." Gordon Research Conference on Solid State Chemistry, New London, NH. July 23, 2012.
  • The dark reactions project: a machine learning approach to materials discovery Gordon Research Conference on Solid State Chemistry, New London, NH. July 27, 2014.