Joseph T. Perryman, Jessica C. Ortiz-Rodríguez, Joshua W. Jude, Forrest P. Hyler, Ryan C. Davis, Apurva Mehta, Ambarish R. Kulkarni, Christopher J. Patridge and Jesús M. Velázquez*, Metal Promoted Mo6S8 Clusters: A Platform for Probing Ensemble Effects on the Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 and CO to Methanol. Materials Horizons 2019, DOI:10.1039/C9MH00745H


Joseph T. Perryman, Forrest P. Hyler, Jessica C. Ortiz-Rodríguez, Apurva Mehta, Ambarish R. Kulkarni and Jesús M. Velázquez*, X-ray absorption spectroscopy study of the electronic structure and local coordination of 1st row transition metal-promoted Chevrel-phase sulfides. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2019, 72, 1322- 1335 (Emerging Leaders of Coordination Chemistry Special Issue Honoree).



Sonja A. Francis*, Jesús M. Velázquez*, Ivonne M. Ferrer, Daniel A. Torelli, Dan Guevarra, Matthew T. McDowell, Ke Sun, Xinghao Zhou, Fadl H. Saadi, Jimmy John, Matthias H. Richter, Forrest P. Hyler, Kimberly M. Papadantonakis, Bruce S. Brunschwig, and Nathan S. Lewis, Reduction of Aqueous CO2 to 1-Propanol at MoS 2 Electrodes. Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 30 (15), 4902-4908



Joshua D. Wiensch, Jimmy John, Jesús M. Velázquez, Daniel A. Torelli, Adam P. Pieterick, Matthew T. McDowell, Ke Sun, Xinghao Zhao, Bruce S. Brunschwig, Nathan S. Lewis, A Comparative Study in Acidic and Alkaline Media on the Effects of pH and Crystallinity on the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on MoS 2 and MoSe2 . ACS Energy Letters 2017, 2 (10), 2234-2238



Gregory A. Horrocks, Erick J. Braham, Yufeng Liang, Luis R. De Jesus, Joshua Jude, Jesús M. Velázquez, David Prendergast, Sarbajit Banerjee, Vanadium K-Edge X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy as a Probe of the Heterogeneous Lithiation of V2O5: First Principles Modeling and Principal component Analysis. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2016, 120 (42), 23922-23932


Jesús M. Velázquez*, Jimmy John*, Daniel V. Esposito, Adam Pieterick, Ragip Pala, Guofeng Sun, Xinghoa Zhou, Zhuangqun Huang, Shane Ardo, Manuel P. Soriaga, Bruce S. Brunschwig, Nathan S. Lewis, A scanning probe investigation of the role of surface motifs in the behavior of p-WSe2photocathodes. Energy and Environmental Science, 2016,9 (1), 164-175



Manuel P. Soriaga, Jack H. Baricuatoro, Kyle D. Cummins, Youn-Geun Kim, Fadl H. Saadi, Gueofeng Sun, Charles C.L. McCrory, James R. McKone, Jesús M. Velazquez, Ivonne M. Ferrer, Azhar I. Carim, Alnald Javier, Brian Chmielowiec, David C. Lacy, John M. Gregoire, Jean Sanabria-Chinchilla, Xenia Amashukeli, William J. Royea, Bruce S. Brunschwig, John. C. Hemminger, Nathan S. Lewis, John L. Stickney, Electrochemical surface science twenty years later: Expeditions into the electrocatalysis of reactions at the core of artificial photosynthesis. Surface Science, 2015, 15 (2), 1122-1127


Daniel V. Esposito, Jason B. Baxter, Jimmy John, Nathan S. Lewis, Thomas P. Moffat, Tadashi Ogitsu, Glen D. O’Neil, Tuan Anh Pham, A. Alec Talin, Jesús M. Velázquez, Brandon C. Wood, Methods of Photoelectrode Characterization with High Spatial and Temporal Resolution. Energy & Environmental Science 2015, 8 (10), 2863-2885


Jack H. Baricuatro, Fadl H. Saadi, Azhar I. Carim, Jesús M. Velázquez, Youn-Geun Kim, Manual P. Soriaga, Influence
of Redox-Inactive Cations on the Structure and Electrochemical Reactivity of Synthetic Birnessite, a Heterogeneous Analog for the Oxygen-Evolving Complex. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2015, 120 (29), 15618-15631


Jesús M. Velazquez, Fadl H. Saadi, Adam P. Pieterick, Joshua M. Spurgeon, Manual P. Soriaga, Bruce S. Brunschwig, Nathan S. Lewis, Synthesis and Hydrogen-Evolution Activity of Tungsten Selenide Thin Films Deposited on Tungsten Foils. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2014, 716, 45-48


Joshua M. Spurgeon, Jesús M. Velázquez, Matthew T. McDowell, Improving O 2 Production of WO3 Photoanodes with IrO 2 in Acidic Aqueous Electrolyte. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2014, 16 (8), 3623-3631


Fadl. H. Saadi, Azhar I. Carim, Jesús M. Velázquez, Jack H. Baricuatro, Charles C.L. McCrory, Manuel P. Soriaga, Nathan S. Lewis, Operando Synthesis of Macroporous Molybdenum Diselenide Films for Electrocatalysis of the Hydrogen-Evolution Reaction. ACS Catalysis, 2014, 4 (9), 2866-2873



Jesús M. Velázquez, Sivapalan Baskaran, Anil V. Gaikwad, Tam-Triet Ngo-Duc, Xiangtong He, Michael M. Oye, M. Meyyappan, Tapan K. Rout, John Y. Fu, Sarbajit Banerjee, Effective Piezoelectric Response of Substrate-Integrated ZnO Nanowire Array Devices on Galvanized Steel. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5 (21), 10650-10657.


Gregory A. Horrocks, Maliek F. Likely, Jesús M. Velázquez, Sarbajit Banerjee, Finite Size Effects on the Structural Progression Induced by Lithiation of V2O5: A Combined Diffraction and Raman Spectroscopy Study. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2013, 1 (48), 15265-15277.



Luisa Whittaker*, Jesús M. Velázquez*, Sarbajit Banerjee, A VO-Seeded Approach for the Growth of Star-Shaped VO2 and V2O5 Nanocrystals: Facile Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Elucidation of Electronic Structure. Cryst Eng Comm, 2011, 13 (17), 5328-5336. (Also featured as the front cover, highlighted as a RSC Hot Article, included to the Crystal Clear Blog, and top ten most accessed article in June 2012)


Jesús M. Velázquez, Anil V. Gaikwad, Tapan K. Rout, Javid Rzayev, Sarbajit Banerjee, A Substrate Integrated and Scalable Templated Approach Based on Rusted Steel for the Fabrication of Polypyrrole Nanotube Arrays.  ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2011, 3 (4), 1238-1244.


Jesús M. Velázquez, Anil V. Gaikwad, Tapan K. Rout, Robert E. Baier, Edward S. Furlani, Sarbajit Banerjee, Nanotexturation-Induced Extreme Wettability of an Elemental Tellurium Coating. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 22 (8), 3335-3339. (Also featured as the front cover)



Jesús M. Velázquez, Sarbajit Banerjee, Catalytic Growth of Single-Crystalline V205 Nanowire Arrays. Small, 2009, 5 (9), 1025-1029.


Jesús M. Velázquez, Cherno Jaye, Daniel A. Fischer, Sarbajit Banerjee, Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Spectroscopy Studies of Single-Crystalline V205 Nanowire Arrays. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2009, 113
(18), 7639-7645.


*- (joint first authors)