• J. Siefker, R. Biehl, M. Krutyeva, A. Feoktystov and M.-O. Coppens, 2018, Connement facilitated protein stabilization, as investigated by small-angle neutron scattering. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 12720-12723. DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b08454 Highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology


  • F. E. Celik, B. Peters, M.-O. Coppens, A. McCormick, R. F.Hicks, J. Ekerdt, 2017, A Career in Catalysis: Alexis T. Bell. ACS Catalysis, Ed 7 (12), pp 8628–8640. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.7b03218


  • G. Ye, X. Zhou, J. Zhou, W. Yuan, M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Influence of Catalyst Pore Network Structure on the Hysteresis of Multiphase Reactions. AICHE journal, Ed 63, DOI:10.1002/aic.15415 [Link]
  • M. Lynch, J. Liu, M. Nigra, & M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Chaperonin-inspired pH protection by mesoporous silica SBA-15 on myoglobin and lysozyme. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids. Ed 32 (37), pp 9604–9610, DOI:10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02832 [Open access]
  • K. Wu, L. De Martin, L. Mazzei, & M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Pattern formation in fluidized beds as a tool for model validation: a two-fluid model based study. Powder Technology, Ed 295, pp 35-42. DOI:10.1016/j.powtec.2016.03.011 [Open access]
  • P. Trogadas, M. Nigra and M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Nature-inspired optimization of hierarchical porous media for catalytic and separation processes. New J. Chem., Ed 40, pp 4016-4026. DOI: 10.1039/c5nj03406j (invited for special issue in honour of F. Fajula). [Open access]
  • A. S. Perera, & M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Titano-silicates: Highlights on development, evolution and application in oxidative catalysis. Catalysis, Ed 28, pp 119-143. DOI:10.1039/9781782626855-00119 [Open access]
  • G. Ye, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens & W. Yuan, 2016, Probing pore blocking on multiphase reactions within porous catalyst particles using a discrete model. AIChE Journal. Ed 62(2), pp 451-460, DOI: 10.1002/aic.15095 (invited for special issue on materials). [Link]
  • P. Trogadas, V. Ramani, P. Strasser, T.F. Fuller and M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Hierarchically structured nanomaterials for electrochemical energy conversion. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 55, pp 122-148. DOI:10.1002/anie.201506394 (invited). [Link]
  • L. Brown, T. Neville, R. Jervis, T. Mason, P. Shearing, D. Brett, 2016, The effect of felt compression on the performance and pressure drop of all-vanadium redox flow batteries, Journal of Energy Storage; Vol 8, pp 91-98, DOI:10.1016/j.est.2016.10.003 [Open access]
  • R. Jervis, L. Brown, T. Neville, J. Millichamp, D. Finegan, T. Heenan, D. Brett, P. Shearing, 2016, Design of a miniature flow cell for in situ x-ray imaging of redox flow batteries. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics; Ed 49, DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/43/434002  [Open access]


  • G. Ye, X. Duan, K. Zhu, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens, & W. Yuan, 2015, Optimizing spatial pore-size and porosity distributions of adsorbents for enhanced adsorption and desorption performance. Chemical Engineering Science, Ed 132, pp 108-117. DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2015.04.024 [Link]
  • E. Wu, M.-O. Coppens & S. Garde, 2015, On the role of arginine mediating protein- CNT interactions. Langmuir, Ed 31(5), pp 1683-1692, DOI: 10.1021/la5043553 [Link]
  • D.A. Newsome & M.-O. Coppens, 2015, Molecular dynamics as a tool to study heterogeneity in zeolites - E of Na+ cations on diffusion of CO2 and N2 in Na- ZSM-5. Chem. Eng. Sci., Ed 121, 300-312. Invited for Danckwerts Issue (special issue on molecular simulations). DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.024 [Link]
  • B. Kuijper, N. Lane, A.Pomiankowski, 2015, Can paternal leakage maintain sexually antagonistic polymorphism in the cytoplasm?, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Ed 28 (2), pp. 468-480. DOI: 10.1111/jeb.12582. [Link]
  • Z. Hadjivasiliou, Y. Iwasa, A. Pomiankowski, Cell-cell signalling in sexual chemotaxis: a basis for gametic differentiation, mating types and sexes, Journal of The Royal Society Interface, Ed 12 (109), DOI:10.1098/rsif.2015.0342  [Link]
  • C. Mullon, AE. Wright, M. Reuter, M. Pomiankowski, A. Mank, Evolution of dosage compensation under sexual selection differs between X and Z chromosomes. Nature Communications, Ed 6 , DOI:10.1038/ncomms8720 [Link]
  • AJ Cotton, S. Cotton, J. Small, A. Pomiankowski, 2015, Male mate preference for female eyespan and fecundity in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni. Behavioral Ecology , Ed 26 (2), pp 376-385, DOI:10.1093/beheco/aru192 [Link]
  • P. Trogadas, V. Ramani, P. Strasser, T. F. Fuller, M.-O. Coppens, 2016, Hierarchically Structured Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Conversion, Angew Chem Int Ed, Ed 55, pp 122-148, DOI:9;55(1) [Link]
  • E. Engebretsen, J. Robinson, O. Obeisun, T. Mason, D. Finegan, G. Hinds, P. Shearing, D. Brett, 2016, Electro-thermal impedance spectroscopy applied to an open-cathode polymer electrolyte fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources, Ed 302, pp 210-214, DOI:org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.10.047 [Link]
  • J. Millichamp, T. Mason, T. Neville, N. Rajalakshmi, R. Jervis, P. Shearing, D. Brett, 2015, Mechanisms and effects of mechanical compression and dimensional change in polymer electrolyte fuel cells – A review, Journal of Power Sources , Ed 284, pp 305-320, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.02.111 [Link]
  • M. Miodownik, 2015, Materials for the 21st century: What will we dream up next?. MRS Bulletin, Ed 40 (12), pp 1188-1197, DOI:10.1557/mrs.2015.267 [Link]
  • D. Newsome, & M.-O. Coppens, 2015, Molecular dynamics as a tool to study heterogeneity in zeolites - Effect of Na+ cations on diffusion of CO2 and N2 in Na-ZSM-5, Chemical Engineering Science, Ed 121, pp 300-312, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.024 [Link]


  • P. Trogadas, O. Taiwo, B. Tjaden, T. Neville, S. Yun, J. Parrondon, V. Ramani, M.-O. Coppens, D. Brett & P. Shearing, 2014, X-Ray micro-tomography as a diagnostic tool for the electrode degradation in vanadium redox ow batteries. Electrochem. Comm. Ed 48, pp 155-159, DOI:10.1016/j.elecom.2014.09.010 [Link]
  • J. Siefker, P. Karande, & M.-O Coppens, 2014, Packaging biological cargoes in mesoporous materials: opportunities for drug delivery. Exp. Opin. Drug Deliv., Ed 11, 1781, DOI:10.1517/17425247.2014.938636 [Link]
  • S. Meoto &M.-O. Coppens, 2014, Anodic alumina-templated synthesis of mesostructured silica membranes - current status and challenges. J. Mater. Chem. A, Ed 2, pp 5640-5654, DOI:10.1039/c3ta15330d [Link]
  • D. A. Newsome, S. Gunawan, G. Baron, J. Denayer & M.-O. Coppens, 2014, Adsorption of CO2 and N2 in Na-ZSM-5 –Effects of Na+ and Al content studied by Grand Canonical Monte Carlo simulations and experiments, Adsorption, Ed 20(1), pp 157-171, DOI:10.1007/s10450-013-9560-1[Link]


  • J. Marquis & M.-O. Coppens, 2013, Achieving ultra-high platinum utilization via optimization of PEM fuel cell cathode catalyst layer microstructure. Chem. Eng. Sci., Ed 102, pp 151-162, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2013.08.003 [Link]
  • C. Kuenzel, T. Neville, S. Donatello, L. Vandeperre, A. Boccaccini, & C. Cheeseman, 2013, Influence of metakaolinite characteristics on the mechanical properties of geopolymers. Appl. Clay Sci., Ed 83-84, pp 308-314, DOI:10.1016/j.clay.2013.08.023 [Link]
  • T. Mason, J. Millichamp, T. Neville, P. Shearing, S. Simons, & D. Brett, 2013, A study of the effect of water management and electrode flooding on the dimensional change of polymer electrolyte fuel cells. J. Power Sources, 242, pp 70-77, DOI:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.05.045 [Link]


  • Y. Huang, I. Krumanocker, & M.-O. Coppens, Fractal self-organization of bacteria inspired agents, Fractals, Ed 20(2), 179, DOI:10.1142/s0218348x12500168 [Link]
  • M.-O. Coppens, 2012, A nature-inspired approach to reactor and catalysis engineering. Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng., Ed 1, pp 281-289, DOI:10.1016/j.coche.2012.03.002 [Link]
  • A.J. Dammers & M.-O. Coppens, 2012, Knudsen diffusion in finite-size channels from a first-passage point of view. Soft Materials, Ed 10(1-3), pp 369-38, DOI:10.1080/1539445x.2011.599732 [Link]
  • S. M. Rao & M.-O. Coppens, 2012, Increasing robustness against deactivation of nanoporous catalysts by introducing an optimized hierarchical pore network - application to hydrodemetalation. Chem. Eng. Sci., Ed 83, pp 66-76, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2011.11.044. (Special Issue for MACKIE) [Link]


  • A. G. Denkova, P. H. H. Bomans, M.-O. Coppens, N. A. J. M. Sommerdijk, & E. Mendes, 2011, Complex morphologies of self-assembled block copolymer micelles in binary solvent mixtures: the role of solvent-solvent correlations. Soft Matter, Ed 7, pp 6622-6628. DOI:10.1039/c1sm05461a [Link]
  • J.R. van Ommen, S. Sasic, J. van der Schaaf, S. Gheorghiu, F. Johnsson, & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, Time-series analysis of pressure fluctuations in gas-solid fluidized beds-a review. Int. J. Mult. Flow., Ed 37(5), pp 403-428, DOI:10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2010.12.007 [Link]
  • L.-C. Sang, A. Vinu, & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, General description of the adsorption of proteins at their iso-electric point in nanoporous materials. Langmuir, Ed 27(22), pp 13828-13837 [Link]
  • L.-C. Sang, A. Vinu, & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, Ordered mesoporous carbon with tunable, unusually large pore size and well-controlled particle morphology. J. Mater. Chem., Ed 21, pp 7410-7417, DOI:10.1039/cjm10683j [Link]
  • L.-C. Sang & M.-O. Coppens, 2011, Effects of surface curvature and surface chemistry on the structure and function of proteins adsorbed in nanopores. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Ed 13, pp 6689-6698, DOI:10.1039/c0cp02273j (Invited) [Link]


  • A.G. Denkova, E. Mendes, & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: Recent insights and open questions. Soft Matter, Ed 6, pp 2351-2357, DOI:10.1039/C001175B. Invited Highlight Paper. (cover, top 10 most accessed, May 2010). [Link]
  • S.M. Rao & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Mitigating deactivation effects through rational design of hierarchically structured catalysts: Application to hydrodemetalation. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., Ed 49, pp 11087-11097, DOI:10.1021/ie1009487 (Special Issue for ISCRE 21). [Link]
  • G. Wang & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Rational design of hierarchically structured porous catalysts for autothermal reforming of methane. Chem. Eng. Sci., Ed 65 (7), pp 2344-2351, DOI:10.1016/j.ces.2009.09.079 [Link]
  • S. Kjelstrup, M.-O. Coppens, J. Pharoah, & P. Pfeifer, 2010, Nature-inspired energy and material efficient design of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. Energy and Fuels, Ed 24(9), pp 5097-5108. DOI:10.1021/ef100610w [Link] (ASAP article, cited in New Scientist , Green Car Congress and several other forums on the Web)


  • A. Denkova, E. Mendes, & M.-O. Coppens, 2010, Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: recent insights and open questions. Soft Matter, Ed 11, DOI:10.1039/C001175B [Link]
  • X. Liu, D. Newsome, and M.-O. Coppens, 2009, Dynamic Monte Carlo simulations of binary self-diffusion in ZSM-5. Microp. Mesop. Mater., Ed125, pp 149-159, DOI:10.1016/j.micromeso.2009.03.034. Special Issue in honor of Prof. J. Kärger
  • V.J. van Hijkoop, A.J. Dammers, K. Malek & M.-O. Coppens, 2007, Water diffusion through a membrane protein channel: a first passage time approach. J. Chem. Phys., Ed 127(8), DOI:10.1063/1.2761897 [Link]
  • M.-O. Coppens & A.J. Dammers, 2006, Effects of heterogeneity on diffusion in nanopores - From inorganic materials to protein crystals and ion channels. Fluid Phase Equil., Ed 241, pp 308-316, DOI:10.1016/j.fluid.2005.12.039 [Link] (Invited for Special Issue honoring Prof. J.M. Prausnitz)
  • M.-O. Coppens & J.R. van Ommen, 2003, Structuring chaotic fluidized beds. Chem. Eng. J., Ed 96(1-3), pp 117-124, DOI:10.1016/j.cej.2003.08.007 [Link]
  • K. Malek & M.-O. Coppens, 2003, Knudsen self- and Fickian diffusion in rough nanoporous media. J. Chem. Phys., Ed 119(5), 2801, DOI:10.1063/1.1584652 [Link]
  • K. Malek & M.-O. Coppens, 2001, Effects of surface roughness on self- and transport diffusion in porous media in the Knudsen regime. Phys. Rev. Lett., Ed 87(12), DOI:10.1103/physrevlett.87.125502 [Link]