List of Presentations at Conferences by TongLab Students & Post-docs

69. De-Jun Chen (oral), Yanyan Wang, Thomas C. Allison and YuYe J. Tong, “Investigation on SulfideEnhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity By in-Situ Electrochemical Infrared Spectroscopy”, Symposium Spectroelectrochemistry 4, the 232nd Electrochemical Society Meeting, National Harbour, MD, October 3, 2017.

68. Ryan Penhallurick (oral), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Novel Scanning Electrochemical Microscope Based Method for Studying Enzymatic Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer”, Symposium on Physical Chemistry, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 23, 2017.

67. Ryan Penhallurick (poster), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Novel Scanning Electrochemical Microscope Based Method for Studying Enzymatic Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer”, Symposium Sci-Mix, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 21, 2017.

66. Safia Jilani (oral), Daniel Zager, Esther Iyanobor, YuYe J. Tong, “Synthesis and Mechanistic Study of Pt-based Tri-metal Catalysts for the Ethanol Oxidation Reaction”, Symposium on Fuel Cells and Electrolysers, the 68th Meeting of International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence, RI August 31, 2017.

65. Safia Jilani (oral), Daniel Zager, Esther Iyanobor, YuYe J. Tong, “Synthesis and Mechanistic Study of Pt-based Tri-metal Catalysts for the Ethanol Oxidation Reaction”, Symposium of the Division of Catalysis Science and Technology, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 2017.

64. Safia Jilani (poster), Daniel Zager, Esther Iyanobor, YuYe J. Tong, “Synthesis and Mechanistic Study of Pt-based Tri-metal Catalysts for the Ethanol Oxidation Reaction”, Symposium Sci-Mix,, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 2017.

63. Hamed Ataee-Esfahani (poster), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Electrocatalysis of Direct Methane Oxidation on Transition Metal Catalysts”, Symposium: S11 Synthesis and Applications of Electrochemically Active Materials, the 68th Meeting of International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence, RI August 29, 2017.

62. Hamed Ataee-Esfahani (poster), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Study of Cu-based catalysts for methane to methanol electro-oxidation reaction”, Symposium of the Division of Catalysis Science and Technology, General Catalysis Session, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 22, 2017.

61. De-Jun Chen (oral), Hamed Ataee-Esfahani, YuYe J. Tong, “In-situ Electrochemical ATR-SEIRAS Investigation of the Solid-Electrolyte Interphase in a Lithium-ion Battery Configuration”. Symposium 05 Novel Materials and Devices for Energy Storage: Batteries for Tomorrow's World, the 68th Meeting of International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence, RI, August 29, 2017.

60. De-Jun Chen (poster), Yanyan Wang, Thomas C. Allison and YuYe J. Tong, “Insights into sulfide-enhanced oxygen reduction reaction activity by in-situ electrochemical infrared spectroscopy and theoretical simulations”, Symposium PHYS Poster Session, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 23, 2017.

59. Yanyan Wang (oral), Dejun Chen, Laura M. Woolls†, YuYe J. Tong, “Iodine-stabilized PtCo C as Highly Stable and Active Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”, Symposium 06 Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers, the 68th Meeting of International Society of Electrochemistry, Providence, RI, August 28, 2017.

58. Yanyan Wang (poster), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Mechanistic insight into sulfide-enhanced oxygen reduction reaction activity and stability of commercial Pt black: An in situ Raman spectroscopic study”, Symposium Sci-Mix, the 254th ACS Meeting, Washington, DC, August 21, 2017.

57. Yanyan Wang (oral), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Mechanistic insight into sulfide-enhanced oxygen reduction reaction activity and stability of commercial Pt black: An in situ Raman spectroscopic study”, The 254th ACS Meeting, Symposium on Advanced Electrocatalysis for Energy Conversion & Storage, Washington, DC, August 21, 2017.

56. De-Jun Chen (oral, EC Travel Grant Award for Young Electrochemist), YuYe J. Tong, “New Mechanistic Insights on Methanol and Formic Acid Electro-oxidation as Investigated by In-situ Surface Enhanced Infrared Adsorption Spectroscopy”, the S16 - Physical and Interfacial Electrochemistry: Progress in Spectroscopy, Imaging and Theoretical Analysis of the 67th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, Hague, Netherlands, August 22, 2016.

55. Long Huang (oral), Eric G. Sorte, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong, “In-situ 13C NMR spectroscopy study of ethanol electro-oxidation on Pt and PtRu”, the Symposium on Novel in Situ in Operando Methods at the 66th Annual ISE Meeting, Monday, October 4, 2015.

54. Eric G. Sorte (Oral), YuYe J. Tong, “Innovations in In situ Electrochemical Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”, the Symposium on Novel in Situ in Operando Methods at the 66th Annual ISE Meeting, Monday, October 4, 2015.

53. Laura Woolls (poster), Yanyan Wang, YuYe J. Tong, “Increasing Catalyst Stability and Activity While Reducing Cost with PtCo Naoparticles”, the Symposium for Undergraduate Research at Georgetown; April 16, 2015.

52. Yangwei Liu (poster) and YuYe J. Tong (Poster), “Synthesis of Highly Monodispersed Alkanethilate-Protected Silver Nanoparticles by Modified Aging Process”, the Faraday Discussions on Nanoparticles Synthesis and Assembly, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago; April 21, 2015.

51. Yangwei Liu (oral), YuYe J. Tong, "Controlling size and homogeneity of thiolate-protected sub-5nm silver nanoparticles by modified digestive ripening process", the 88th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2014

50. DeJun Chen (oral), Yangwei Liu, YuYe J. Tong, "Organic-Stabilizer-Free Synthesis of Shape-Controlled Platinum Nanocrystals by Interfacial Galvanic Exchange Reactions", the 88th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, June 25, 2014

49. Yanyan Wang (oral) YuYe J. Tong, "Activity Enhancement of Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Sub-monolayer Sulfide Adsorption on Pt nanoparticles", the 88th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, June 23, 2014

48. Yuan Gao (poster) Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, “An Ethanol-Based Brust-Schiffrin Synthesis of Au Nanoparticles: a Study of EtOH/TOAB/Benzene Inverse Micelle System”, the 2013 International Symposium on Monolayer-Protected Clusters (ISMPC13) in Pingree Park, Colorado, August 2, 2013.

47. Yangwei Liu (poster), YuYe J. Tong, “Mechanistic Study on the Growth of Chalcogenolate-Protected Ag Nanoparticles during Purification”, the 2013 International Symposium on Monolayer-Protected Clusters (ISMPC13) in Pingree Park, Colorado, August 2, 2013.

46. Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy (Oral), Christopher L. Rom, Dejun Chen, Honghui Wang and YuYe J. Tong, "Making use of surfactants as stabilizers and unconventional promoters in electrocatalysis", Zing Conference in Electrochemistry, Lanzarote, Spain, February, 27, 2013

45. Dianne Atienza (Oral), De-Jun Chen, Thomas Allison, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong, "Insights on Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Pt Polycrystalline Surface as Seen by in situ Surface Enhanced IR Absorption Spectroscopy", Zing Conference on Electrochemstry, Lanzarote, Spain, February, 25, 2013.

43. Augusta M, Hofstead-Duffy (poster), Dejun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, “Fundamental Behavior of Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) – In situ ATR-SEIRAS Investigation with Pt-based Electrocatalysts”, Symposium 13: Physical Electrochemistry: from Fundamentals to Smart Materials and New Catalysts, the 63rd Annual Meeting of the International Electrochemical Society, Prague, Czech Republic,August 21, 2012.

42. De-Jun Chen (oral), Shi-Gang Sun and YuYe J. Tong, “Dissolved CO electro-oxidation on Au investigated by ATR-SEIRAS”, the Symposium on Energy and Fuels, the 244th National ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 22, 2012.

41. Yangwei Liu (oral), Oksana Zaluzhna, Ying Li, YuYe J. Tong, “Effect of Precipitation Solvents on Size, Homogeneity and Yield in the Two-Phase Brust-Schiffrin Synthesis of Octanethiolate-Protected Silver Nanoparticles”, the Symposium on Basic Research in Colloids, Surfactants, and Nanomaterials, the 244th National ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2012.

40. Yuan Gao (oral), Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, “On Using Ethanol Solution of Au[III] Salt in the Brust-Schiffrin Synthesis of Thiolate-Protected Gold NPs”, the Symposium on Basic Research in Colloids, Surfactants, and Nanomaterials, the 244th National ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 22, 2012.

39. Bolian Xu (oral), In-Su Park, Ying Li, Dejun Chen, Thomas C. Allison, and YuYe J. Tong, "In situ Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopic Study of Sulfur Adsorption on Polycrystalline Platinum Electrode Surface", Symposium of Nanostructures for Energy Conversion, the 219th ECS Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada, May, 3, 2011.

38. Y. Li (oral), O. Zaluzhna, B. Xu, J. M. Jacob, Y. Gao, T. C. Allison, Y. Y. J. Tong, “Insight into the mechanism of Brust–Schiffirin method for metal nanoparticle synthesis“, Symposium of Chemistry of Materials, the 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; March 31, 2011.

37. O. Zaluzhna (oral), Y. Li, C. Zangmeister, Y. Y. J. Tong, “Characterization and interface study of the alkaneselenolate-protected gold nanoparticles synthesized from the organic selenocyanates”, Symposium of Nanoscience, the 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; March 31, 2011.

36. Dejun Chen (oral), T. C. Allison, Shi-Gang Sun, Y. Y. J. Tong, “Concerted proton–electron transfer reaction for ORR on Au in acid solution: An ATR-SEIRAS                investigation”, Symposium of Spectroscopic Techniques to Elucidate Reaction Mechanisms, the 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; March 30, 2011.

35. In-Su Park (oral), winner of the Electrochimica Acta Travel Award for Young Electrochemists), Bolian Xu, Dianne O. Atienza, Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy, De-Jun Chen, Thomas C. Allison, YuYe J. Tong, "Effect of Adsorbed Sulfur (S) on Electrocatalytic Behavior of Pt-Based Nanoparticles", in Symposium 4, the 61st ISE Annual Meeting, Nice, France, September 28, 2010.

34. Dianne O. Atienza (oral), In-Su Park, Bingchen Du, YuYe J. Tong (oral), “195Pt & 13C NMR Investigation of Ru@Pt & Au@Pt Core-Shell NPs”, in Symposium 10, the 61st ISE Annual Meeting, Nice, France, September 28, 2010.

33. Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy (poster), De-Jun Chen, Ceren Susust, YuYe J. Tong, “An in situ Surface-Enhanced IR Investigation of Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) on Pt Nanoparticles”, in Symposium 10, the 61st ISE Annual Meeting, Nice, France, September 28, 2010

32. Dejun Chen (poster), Augusta M. Hofstead- Duffy, In-Su Park, Dianna, O. Atienza, Ceren, Susut, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong, “ In Situ ATR-SEIRAS Investigation of Adsorbed CO Oxidation and Methanol Oxidation on M@Pt(M=Ru,Au)”, in Symposium 10, the 61st ISE Annual Meeting, Nice, France, September 28, 2010.

31. In-Su Park (oral), Dianne O. Atienza, Augusta Hofstead-Duffy, YuYe J. Tong, “Effect of Adsorbed Sulfur (S) on Electrocatalytic Behavior of Pt-based Nanoparticles”, the ACS 84th Surface Science and Colloid Symposium, Akron, OH, June 22, 2010.

30. Oksana Zaluzhna (oral), Ying Li, Chris Zangmeister, YuYe J. Tong, “Synthesis and chain length effect on sizes of alkaneselenolate-protected gold nanoparticles”, the ACS 84th Surface Science and Colloid Symposium, Akron, OH, June 22, 2010.

29. Dianne O. Atienza (oral), In-Su Park, YuYe J. Tong, “195Pt & 13C NMR Investigation of Ru@Pt & Au@Pt Core-Shell NPs”, the ACS 84th Surface Science and Colloid Symposium, Akron, OH, June 22, 2010.

28. De-Jun Chen (oral), Augusta Hofstead-Duffy, In-Su Park, Dianne Osena Atienza, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong (oral), “ATR-FTIR spectroscopy investigation for CO electro-oxidation reaction on core-shell M@Pt (M=Ru, Au) nanoparticles”, the ACS 84th Surface Science and Colloid Symposium, Akron, OH, June 22, 2010.

27. Augusta Hofstead-Duffy (oral), De-Jun Chen, Ceren Susut and YuYe J. Tong (oral), “An in-situ Surface Enhance IR Spectroscopic Investigation of Poly(vinylpyrrolidone) on Carbon-Supported Pt Nanoparticles”, the ACS 84th Surface Science and Colloid Symposium, Akron, OH, June 21, 2010.

26. Bingchen Du (oral), Steven M. Ryckbosch, Dianne O. Atienza, YuYe Tong, “An Investigation of Sulfur Poisoning and Potential Remedies of Pt-Based Electrocatalyts”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 19, 2009.

25. Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy (oral), Ceren Susut, and YuYe Tong, “Synthesis and Characterization of Metal-Oxides@Pt Nanoparticles”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 18, 2009.

24. Ying Li (oral), Oksana Zaluzhna, Chris Zangmeister, YuYe Tong, “Langmuir Thin Films of Alkyl Chain-Protected Gold Nanoparticles Anchored with a New Chalcogen Element (Se or Te)”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 17, 2009.

23. Thomas Hsu-Yao (oral), Kevin P. Browne, Nicole Honesty, and YuYe Tong, “Enhanced Oxygen Electro-Reduction Reaction on Polyoxometalate Stabilized Pt Nanoparticles”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 16, 2009.

22. Oksana Zaluzhna (oral), Ying Li, Chris Zangmeister, YuYe Tong, “Attachment Chemistry between Gold Nanoparticles and Chalcogen-Containing Alkyl Ligands”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 20, 2009.

21. Dianne O. Atienza (oral), Bingchen Du, Steven M. Ryckbosch, Savelas Rabb, YuYe Tong, “Electrochemical 195Pt NMR Investigation of Ru@Pt and Au@Pt Core-Shell Nanoparticles”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 16, 2009.

20. Ceren Susut (oral) and YuYe Tong, “Capping Polymer Induced Enhancements in the Electrocatalytic Activity of Pt Nanoparticles”, the Fall 2009 ACS National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 19, 2009.

19. Ceren Susut (poster), Bingchen Du, YuYe Tong, “Tuning the Activity of Pt-Based Electrocatalysts by Shape Control and by Surface Decoration”, Faraday Discussions 140, July 7 – 9, 2008, Southampton, UK.

18. Kevin P. Browne (oral), Nicole R. Honesty, YuYe Tong, “Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of Polyoxometalated-Protected Pt Nanoparticles”, at the ECS 212th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2007.

17. Ceren Susut (oral), Thuy Dang Nguyen, George B. Chapman and YuYe Tong, “A Shape and Size Dependent Study of Methanol Electro-oxidation on Pt Nanoparticles”, at the ECS 212th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2007.

16. Bingchen Du (oral), Paul C. Kenyan, P. J. Lukac, Jennifer Landon, YuYe Tong, “A Coverage-Dependent Electrochemical Study of Pt-Coated Au Nanoparticles”, at the ECS 212th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October, 2007

15, Ceren Susut (oral), “Investigation of Methanol Electro-Oxidation Mechanism on Pt Nanoparticles of Controlled Size and Shape by Surface-Enhanced Infra-Red Absorption Spectroscopy (SEIRAS)”, JSPS Summer Program Closing Ceremony, Tokyo, Japan, August 21st, 2007.

14. Ceren Susut (poster), Thuy D. Nguyen, George Chapman, YuYe Tong, “Stability Studies of Pt Nanoparticles with Tunable Shape and Size”, International Conference on Electrified Interfaces 2007, Sahoro, Hokkaido, Japan, June 24 -29, 2007.

13. Bingchen Du (oral), YuYe Tong, “A Coverage-Dependent Study of Methanol Electro-oxidation on Pt-covered Ru Nanoparticles”, at the 210th ECS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, May, 2006.

12. Ceren Susut (oral), Thuy Nguyen, George Chapman, Y. Y. Tong, “An Investigation of Electrocatalytic Activities and Stability of Pt Nanoparticles of Different Size and Shape”, at the 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006

11. Georgeta C. Lica (poster), Y. Y. Tong, “Tunable Charge-Transfer Properties Across Thin-Layers of Au Nanoparticles”, at the 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 2006.

10. Ying Li (poster), M. L. Deacon, Y. Y. Tong, “An Investigation of Alkaneselenol- and Alkanetellurol-Protected Gold Nanoparticles: Syntheses and Characterizations”, the Electrochemistry Gordon Research Conference, Santa Ynez Valley, Buellton, CA, February, 2006

9. B. Du (poster), C. Susut, Y. Y. Tong, “Tuning the Activity of Pt Electrocatalysts by Alloying and Shape Control”, at the 230th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA; Aug. 2005.

8. Y. Li (poster), M. L. Deacon, B. S. Zelakiewicz, Y. Y. Tong, “Coupling Electrochemical Coulomb Blockade with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance: Mapping out the Electronic Properties of Alkanechalcogenol SAM–Noble Metal Interfaces in Monolayer-Protected Nanoparticles”, at the 230th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA; Aug. 2005.

7. M. L. Deacon (poster), Y. Li, B. S. Zelakiewicz, Y. Y. Tong, “Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterization of Dialkyl-Dichalgenide and Alklychalcogenol-Protected Metal Nanoparticles”, at the 230th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA; Aug. 2005.

6. G. C. Lica (poster), M. Constantinescu, Y. Y. Tong, “Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Inorganic and Organic Ligand-Protected Silver Nanoparticles”, at the 230th Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, USA; Aug. 2005.

5. G. C. Lica (oral), Y. Y. Tong, “Potential and Particle Size Dependent Charge Transfer across Lignad-Protected Au Nanoparticle Thin Layers”, at the 206th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, Honolulu, HI, UAS; Oct. 2004.

4. B. S. Zelakiewicz (poster), G. C. Lica, and Y. Y. Tong, “13C NMR and Infrared Evidence of a Dioctyl-Disulfide Structure on Octanethiol-Protected Pd Nanoparticle Surfaces”, at the Rocky Mountain Conference, Denver, CO, USA; Aug. 2004.

3. B. S. Zelakiewicz (poster) and Y. Y. Tong (poster), “Metallic 77Se and Local Quantum Size Effect as Seen by 77Se and 195Pt NMR in Alkanechalcogenol-Protected Metal Nanoparticles”, at the Rocky Mountain Conference, Denver, CO, USA; Aug. 2004.

2. G. C. Lica (poster, Honorable Mention of the Students’ Poster Competition), B. S. Zelakiewicz, Y. Y. Tong, "Potential of Zero-Charge of Monolayer-Protected Metal- Clusters", ECS 204th Meeting, Orlando, FL, USA; 2003.

1. B. S. Zelakiewicz (oral) and Y. Y. Tong, “Advanced 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Metal-Ligand Interactions in Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticles: NMR Shifts and Relaxations”, at Material Research Society (MRS) Symposium, Boston, MA; Dec. 2-9, 2002.