1. G. Ye, Y. Sun, X. Zhou, K. Zhu, J. Zhou and M.-O. Coppens, Method for generating pore networks in porous particles of arbitrary shape, and its application to catalytic hydrogenation of benzene, Chem. Eng. J., 2017 [Link]
  2. Guanghua Ye, Xinggui Zhou, Jinghong Zhou, Weikang Yuan, Marc-Olivier Coppens, Influence of Catalyst Pore Network Structure on the Hysteresis of Multiphase Reactions, AICHE Journal, 2017, 63, 78-86 [Link]
  3. S.M. Rao, E. Saraci, R. Glaser, M.-O. Coppens, Surface barriers as dominant mechanism to transport limitations in hierarchically structured catalysts {Application to the zeolite-catalyzed alkylation of benzene with ethylene}, Chem. Eng. J., 2017 [Link]


  • Guanghua Ye, Xinggui Zhou, Jinghong Zhou, Weikang Yuan, Marc-Olivier Coppens (2016). Influence of Catalyst Pore Network Structure on the Hysteresis of Multiphase Reactions. AICHE journal, DOI 10.1002/aic.15415 [Link]
  • Lynch, M. M., Liu, J., Nigra, M., & Coppens, M. (2016). Chaperonin-inspired pH protection by mesoporous silica SBA-15 on myoglobin and lysozyme. Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids. 32 (37), pp 9604–9610, doi:10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b02832 [Open access]
  • Wu, K., De Martin, L., Mazzei, L., & Coppens, M. (2016). Pattern formation in fluidized beds as a tool for model validation: a two-fluid model based study. Powder Technology, 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., 40, pp 4016-4026. DOI: 10.1039/c5nj03406j (invited for special issue in honour of F. Fajula). [Open access]
  • Perera, A. S., & Coppens, M. O. (2016). Titano-silicates: Highlights on development, evolution and application in oxidative catalysis. Catalysis, 28, pp 119-143. doi:10.1039/9781782626855-00119 [Open access]
  • G. Ye, X. Zhou, M.-O. Coppens and W. Yuan, 2016, Probing pore blocking on multiphase reactions within porous catalyst particles using a discrete model AIChE J. 62(2), 451-460 (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, 122-148. DOI:10.1002/anie.201506394 (invited). [Link]
  • Brown, L.D., Neville, T.P., Jervis, R, Mason, T.J., Shearing, P.R., Brett, D.JL (2016). The effect of felt compression on the performance and pressure drop of all-vanadium redox flow batteries, Journal of Energy Storage; Vol 8, pgs. 91-98, 2016 [Open access]
  • Jervis, R, Brown, L.D., Neville, T. P., Millichamp, J, Finegan, D.P., Heenan, T. MM., Brett, D.JL, Shearing, P.R, (2016). Design of a miniature flow cell for in situ x-ray imaging of redox flow batteries, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics; 49, 2016 [Open access]


  • Ye, G., Duan, X., Zhu, K., Zhou, X., Coppens, M. O., & Yuan, W. (2015). Optimizing spatial pore-size and porosity distributions of adsorbents for enhanced adsorption and desorption performance. Chemical Engineering Science, 132, 108-117. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2015.04.024
  • E. Wu, M.-O. Coppens and S. Garde, 2015, On the role of arginine mediating protein- CNT interactions. Langmuir 31(5), 1683-1692.
  • D.A. Newsome and 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.121, 300{312. Invited for Danckwerts Issue (special issue on molecular simulations). DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.024
  • B. Kuijper, N. Lane, A.Pomiankowski, “Can paternal leakage maintain sexually antagonistic polymorphism in the cytoplasm?” Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 2015 28 (2) pp. 468-480. 10.1111/jeb.12582.
  • 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 , 2015, 12 (109) , Article 20150342. 10.1098/rsif.2015.0342
  • C. Mullon, AE. Wright, M. Reuter, M; Pomiankowski, A; Mank, JE; (2015) Evolution of dosage compensation under sexual selection differs between X and Z chromosomes. Nature Communications , 6 , Article 7720. 10.1038/ncomms8720.
  • Cotton, AJ; Cotton, S; Small, J; Pomiankowski, A; (2015) Male mate preference for female eyespan and fecundity in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY , 26 (2) pp. 376-385. 10.1093/beheco/aru192.
  • Panagiotis Trogadas, Vijay Ramani, Peter Strasser, Thomas F Fuller, Marc-Olivier Coppens Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 2016 Jan 9;55(1):122-48. Epub 2015 Nov 9.
  • Engebretsen, Erik; Robinson, James B.; Obeisun, Oluwamayowa; Mason, Tom; Finegan, Donal; Hinds, Gareth; Shearing, Paul R.; Brett, Daniel J. L. Electro-thermal impedance spectroscopy applied to an open-cathode polymer electrolyte fuel cell, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 302, p. 210-214.
  • Jason Millichamp, Thomas J. Mason, Tobias P. Neville, Natarajan Rajalakshmi, Rhodri Jervis, Paul R. Shearing, Daniel J.L. Brett Mechanisms and effects of mechanical compression and dimensional change in polymer electrolyte fuel cells – A review Journal of Power Sources Pages 305-320 Journal of Power Sources Volume 284, Pages 1-650 (15 June 2015)
  • Miodownik, M. (2015). Materials for the 21st century: What will we dream up next?. MRS Bulletin, 40 (12), 1188-1197. doi:10.1557/mrs.2015.267
  • Newsome, D., & Coppens, M. O. (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, 121, 300-312. doi:10.1016/j.ces.2014.09.024


  • P. Trogadas, O. Taiwo, B. Tjaden, T. Neville, S. Yun, J. Parrondon, V. Ramani, M.-O. Coppens, D. Brett and P. Shearing, 2014, X-Ray micro-tomography as a diagnostic tool for the electrode degradation in vanadium redox ow batteries. Electrochem. Comm. 48, 155-159.
  • J. Siefker, P. Karande, and M.-O Coppens, "Packaging biological cargoes in mesoporous materials: opportunities for drug delivery",Exp. Opin. Drug Deliv., 2014, 11, 1781.
  • S. Meoto and M.-O. Coppens, "Anodic alumina-templated synthesis of mesostructured silica membranes - current status and challenges", J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 5640.
  • D. A. Newsome, S. Gunawan, G. Baron, J. Denayer and M.-O. Coppens, "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, 2014, 20(1), 157.


  • J. Marquis and M.-O. Coppens, "Achieving ultra-high platinum utilization via optimization of PEM fuel cell cathode catalyst layer microstructure", Chem. Eng. Sci., 2013, 102, 151.
  • C. Kuenzel, T.P. Neville, S. Donatello, L. Vandeperre, A.R. Boccaccini, and C. Cheeseman, “Influence of metakaolinite characteristics on the mechanical properties of geopolymers”, Appl. Clay Sci., 2013, 83-84, 308.
  • T.J. Mason, J. Millichamp, T.P. Neville, P.R Shearing, S.J.R  Simons, and D.J.L Brett, “A study of the effect of water management and electrode flooding on the dimensional change of polymer electrolyte fuel cells”, J. Power Sources, 2013, 242, 70.


  • Y. Huang, I. Krumanocker, and M.-O. Coppens,"Fractal self-organization of bacteria inspired agents", Fractals, 2012, 20(2), 179.
  • M.-O. Coppens, "A nature-inspired approach to reactor and catalysis engineering", Curr. Opin. Chem. Eng., 2012, 1, 1.
  • A.J. Dammers and M.-O. Coppens, "Knudsen diffusion in finite-size channels from a first-passage point of view", Soft Materials, 2012, 10(1-3), 369.
  • S. M. Rao and M.-O. Coppens, "Increasing robustness against deactivation of nanoporous catalysts by introducing an optimized hierarchical pore network - application to hydrodemetalation", Chem. Eng. Sci., 2012, 83, 66. (Special Issue for MACKIE)


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


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


  • A.G. Denkova, E. Mendes, and M.-O. Coppens, "Non-equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer micelles in solution: recent insights and open questions", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2009 113(4), 989.
  • X. Liu, D. Newsome, and M.-O. Coppens, "Dynamic Monte Carlo simulations of binary self-diffusion in ZSM-5", Microp. Mesop. Mater., 2009, 125, 149. Special Issue in honor of Prof. J. Kärger
  • V.J. van Hijkoop, A.J. Dammers, K. Malek and M.-O. Coppens, "Water diffusion through a membrane protein channel: a first passage time approach", J. Chem. Phys., 2007, 127(8), 085101.
  • M.-O. Coppens and A.J. Dammers, "Effects of heterogeneity on diffusion in nanopores - From inorganic materials to protein crystals and ion channels", Fluid Phase Equil., 2006, 241, 308. (Invited for Special Issue honoring Prof. J.M. Prausnitz)
  • M.-O. Coppens and J.R. van Ommen, "Structuring chaotic fluidized beds", Chem. Eng. J., 2003, 96(1-3), 117.
  • K. Malek and M.-O. Coppens, "Knudsen self- and Fickian diffusion in rough nanoporous media", J. Chem. Phys., 2003, 119(5), 2801.
  • K. Malek and M.-O. Coppens, "Effects of surface roughness on self- and transport diffusion in porous media in the Knudsen regime", Phys. Rev. Lett., 2001, 87(12), 125505.