Peer-Reviewed Publications

71.Formation Mechanisms and Defect Engineering of Imine-Based Porous Organic Cages
Guanghui Zhu, Yang Liu, Luis Flores, Zachary R. Lee, Christopher W. Jones, David A. Dixon, David S. Sholl , and Ryan P. Lively

70.Enabling Widespread Use of Microporous Materials for Challenging Organic Solvent Separations

Melinda L. Jue, Dong-Yeun Koh, Benjamin A. McCool, and Ryan P. Lively, Chem. Mater.2017, 11

69.Heat-Treatment of Defective UiO-66 from Modulated Synthesis: Adsorption and Stability Studies

Yang Jiao, Yang Liu, Guanghui Zhu, Julian T. Hungerford, Souryadeep Bhattacharyya, Ryan P Lively, David S. Sholl, and Krista S. Walton, J. Phys. Chem. C2017, 9

68. Sub-ambient air separation via Li+ exchanged zeolite

Dong-Yeun Koh, Brian R. Pimentel, Vinod P. Babua, Neil Stephenson, Siew W.Chai, Andrew Rosinski, Ryan P.Lively, Micro. Meso. Mat., 2017, 6

67. Establishing upper bounds on CO2 swing capacity in sub-ambient pressure swing adsorption via molecular simulation of metal–organic frameworks

Jongwoo Park, Ryan P. Lively, David S. Sholl*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 12258-12265

66. Microscopic diffusion of pure and mixed methane and carbon dioxide in ZIF-11 by high field diffusion NMR

Evan M. Forman, Brian R. Pimentel, Kirk J. Ziegler, Ryan P. Lively, Sergey Vasenkov*, Micro. Meso. Mat., 2017, 248:158-163

65. Synthesis of Water-Sensitive Metal–Organic Frameworks within Fiber Sorbent Modules
Brian R. Pimentel‡, Adam W. Fultz‡, Kristin V. Presnell, Ryan P. Lively*, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2017, 56(17):5070-5077, ‡ Equal contributions

64. Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Membranes Supported on Macroporous Carbon Hollow Fibers by Fluidic Processing
Kiwon Eum‡, Chen Ma‡, Dong-Yeun Koh‡, Fereshteh Rashidi, Zhong Li, Christopher W. Jones, Ryan P. Lively*, Sankar Nair*, Adv. Mat. Interfaces2017, in press, ‡ Equal contributions

63. Free-standing ZIF-71/PDMS nanocomposite membranes for the recovery of ethanol and 1-butanol from water through pervaporation
Huidan Yin, Ching Y. Lau, Michael Rozowski, Chelsea Howard, Yifei Xu, Tianmiao Lai, Michelle E. Dose, Ryan P. Lively, Mary Laura Lind*J. Membr. Sci.2017, 529:286-292

62. Design of Aminopolymer Structure to Enhance Performance and Stability of CO2 Sorbents: Poly(propylenimine) vs Poly(ethylenimine)
Simon H. PangLi-Chen Lee, Miles A. Sakwa-Novak, Ryan P. Lively, and Christopher W. Jones*J. Am. Chem. Soc.2017, 139(10):3627–3630

61. Defect-free PIM-1 hollow fiber membranes
Melinda L. Jue, Victor Breedveld, Ryan P. Lively*, J. Membrane Sci.2017, 530:33-41

60. Synergistic Effects of Water and SO2 on Degradation of MIL-125 in the Presence of Acid Gases
William P. MounfieldIII, Chu Han, Simon H. Pang, Uma Tumuluri, Yang Jiao, Souryadeep Bhattacharyya, Michael R. Dutzer, Sankar Nair, Zili Wu, Ryan P. Lively, David S. Sholl, and Krista S. Walton*, J. Phys. Chem. C2016, 120(48):27230–27240

59. Interactions of SO2-Containing Acid Gases with ZIF-8: Structural Changes and Mechanistic Investigations
Souryadeep BhattacharyyaSimon H. PangMichael R. DutzerRyan P. LivelyKrista S. WaltonDavid S. Sholl*, and Sankar Nair*J. Phys. Chem. C2016, 120(48):27221–27229

58. Enabling Kinetic Light Hydrocarbon Separation via Crystal Size Engineering of ZIF-8
Brian R. Pimentel and Ryan P Lively*, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res, 2016, 55(48):12467-12476

57. Facet-Specific Stability of ZIF-8 in the Presence of Acid Gases Dissolved in Aqueous Solutions
Simon H. Pang, Chu Han, David S. Sholl, Christopher W Jones, and Ryan P Lively*, Chemistry of Materials, 2016, 28(19):6960–6967

56. Reverse Osmosis Molecular Differentiation of Organic Liquids using Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes
Dong-Yeun Koh, Benjamin A. McCool, Harry W. Deckman, and Ryan P. Lively*, Science, 2016, 353(6301):804-807

55. Uncertainty quantification via bayesian inference using sequential monte carlo methods for CO2 adsorption process
Jayashree Kalyanaraman, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Ryan P. Lively, Matthew J. Realf*, AIChE J., 2016, 62(9):3352-3368

54. Engineering Porous Organic Cage Crystals with Increased Acid Gas Resistance
Guanghui Zhu, Christopher D. Hoffman, Yang Liu, Souryadeep Bhattacharyya, Uma Tumuluri, Melinda L. Jue, Zili Wu, David S. Sholl, Sankar Nair, Christopher W. Jones, Ryan P. Lively*, Chem. Eur. J., 2016, 22(31):10743-10747

53. On thermodynamic separation efficiency: Adsorption processes
Ryan P. Lively*, Matthew J. Reallf, AIChE Journal., 2016, 62(10):3699-3705

52. PIM-1 as a Solution-Processable “Molecular Basket” for CO2 Capture from Dilute Sources
Simon H. Pang, Melinda L. Jue, Johannes Leisen, Christopher W. Jones*, Ryan P. Lively*, ACS Macro Lett., 2015, 4(12):1415-1419

51. Relationship between mixed and pure gas self-diffusion for ethane and ethene in ZIF-8/6FDA-DAM mixed-matrix membrane by pulsed field gradient NMR
Robert Mueller, Venkatachalam Hariharan, Chen Zhang, Ryan Lively, Sergey Vasenkov*, J. Membrane Sci., 2016, 499:12-19

50. Defects in Metal–Organic Frameworks: Challenge or Opportunity?
David Sholl and Ryan P. Lively*, J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6(17): 3437 - 3444 "Selected as a journal cover in the Sept 2015 issue of J. Phys. Chem. Lett."

49. Effect of Nonsolvent Treatments on the Microstructure of PIM-1
Melinda L. Jue , Craig S. McKay, Benjamin A. McCool, M. G. Finn, and Ryan P. Lively*,  Macromolecules, 2015, 48(16): 5780 - 5790

48. SOx/NOx Removal from Flue Gas Streams by Solid Adsorbents: A Review of Current Challenges and Future Directions
Fateme Rezaei, Ali Asghar Rownaghi, Saman Monjezi, Ryan P Lively, Christopher W Jones, Energy & Fuels, 2015, 19(9): 5467 - 5486

47. Stability of amine-based hollow fiber CO2 adsorbents in the presence of NO and SO2
Yanfang Fan, Fateme Rezaei, Ying Labreche, Ryan P. Lively, William J. Koros, Christopher W. Jones, Fuel, 2015, 160: 153-164.

46. Composite Polymer/Oxide Hollow Fiber Contactors: Versatile and Scalable Flow Reactors for Heterogeneous Catalytic Reactions in Organic Synthesis
Eric G. Moschetta, Solymar Negretti, Kathryn M. Chepiga, Nicholas A. Brunelli, Ying Labreche, Yan Feng, Fateme Rezaei, Ryan P. Lively, William J. Koros, Huw M. L. Davies, and  Christopher W. Jones, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2015, 54(22): 6470-6474.

45. Bayesian estimation of parametric uncertainties, quantification and reduction using optimal design of experiments for CO2 adsorption on amine sorbents
Jayashree Kalyanaraman, Yanfang Fan, Ying Labreche, Ryan P. Lively, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Matthew J. realff, J. Comp. Chem. Eng., 2015, 81(4): 376 - 388

44. Highly Tunable Molecular Sieving and Adsorption Properties of Mixed-Linker Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks
Kiwon Eum‡ , Krishna C. Jayachandrababu‡, Fereshteh Rashidi‡, Ke Zhang‡, Johannes Leisen ,Samuel Graham , Ryan P Lively , Ronald R. Chance , David S. Sholl , Christopher W Jones , Sankar Nair, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015, 137 (12): 4191-4197 ‡ Equal contributions

43. CO2 Sorption Performance of Composite Polymer/Aminosilica Hollow Fiber Sorbents: An Experimental and Modeling Study
Yanfang Fan, Jayashree Kalyanaraman, Ying Labreche, Fateme Rezaei, Ryan P. Lively, Matthew J. Realff, William J. Koros, Christopher W. Jones, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2015, 54 (6): 1783-1795

42. Direct dual layer spinning of aminosilica/Torlon® hollow fiber sorbents with a lumen layer for CO2 separation by rapid temperature swing adsorption
Ying Labreche, Yanfang Fan, Ryan. P. Lively, Christopher W. Jones and William J. Koros, J. Appl. Polym. Sci.2015, 132(17): 41845

41. Relationship between long-range diffusion and diffusion in the ZIF-8 and polymer phases of a mixed-matrix membrane by High field NMR diffusometry
Robert Mueller, Suihua Zhang, Chen Zhang, Ryan Lively, Sergey Vasenkov, J. Membrane Sci., 2015, 477(1): 123-130

40. Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Next-Generation Materials for Energy-Efficient Gas Separations
Brian R. Pimentel, Aamena Parulkar, Er-kang Zhou, Nicholas A. Brunelli and Ryan P. Lively*, ChemSusChem, 2014, 7(12): 3202-3240

39. Poly(amide-imide)/Silica Supported PEI Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Post-combustion CO2 Capture by RTSA
Ying Labreche , Yanfang Fan , Fateme Rezaei , Ryan P. Lively , Christopher W Jones , and William J. Koros,  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2014, 6(21): 19336-19346

38. Targeted Gas Separations through Polymer Membrane Functionalization
Melinda L. Jue and Ryan P. Lively*,  Reactive and Functional Polymers 2014, 86: 88-110

37. Dynamic CO2 adsorption performance of internally cooled silica supported poly(ethylenimine) hollow fiber sorbents
Yanfang Fan, Ying Labreche, Ryan P. Lively, Christopher W. Jones* and William J. Koros*, AIChE J. 2014, 60(11):3878-3887

36. Modeling and Experimental Validation of Carbon Dioxide Sorption on Hollow Fibers Loaded with Silica- supported Poly(ethylenimine)
Jayashree Kalyanaraman, Yanfang Fan, Ryan P. Lively, William J. Koros, Christopher W. Jones, Matthew J. Realff, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Chem. Eng. J. 2014, 259:737–751

35.  Crystal-size-dependent structural transitions in nanoporous crystals: Adsorption-induced transitions in ZIF-8
Chen ZhangJason A GeeDavid S. Sholl, and Ryan P Lively*  J. Phys. Chem. C2014, 118(35): 20727–20733

34.  Anthropogenic CO2 as a feedstock for the production of algal-based biofuels
Ryan P. Lively, Pradeep Sharma, Benjamin A. McCool, Jacques Beaudry-Losique, Dexin Luo, Valerie M. Thomas, Matthew Realff and Ronald R. Chance*  Biofuels, Bioprod. Bioref.2015, 9(1): 72–81

33.  Effect of Crystal Size on Framework Defects and Water Uptake in Fluoride Mediated Silicalite-1
Michelle E. Dose, Ke Zhang, Joshua A. Thompson, Johannes Leisen, Ronald R. Chance, William J. Koros, Benjamin A. McCool, and Ryan P. Lively*  Chem. Mater., 2014, 26(15):4368-4376

32.  Modeling of rapid temperature swing adsorption using hollow fiber sorbents
F Rezaei, S Subramanian, J Kalyanaraman, RP Lively, Y Kawajiri, MJ Realff.  Chem. Eng. Sci., 2014, 113(1):62-76

31. Fiber Adsorbents for Odorant Removal from Pipeline Grade Natural Gas
Grace Chen, Ryan P. Lively, Christopher W. Jones, William J. Koros.  Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2014, 53(17): 7113-7120

30. Evaluation of CO2 adsorption dynamics in polymer/silica supported poly(ethyleneimine) hollow fiber sorbents in rapid temperature swing adsorption
Y Fan, RP Lively, Y Labreche, F Rezaei, WJ Koros, CW Jones.  Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control., 2014, 21(1):61-71

29. Poly (ethyleneimine) Infused and Functionalized Torlon®/Silica Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
FS Li, Y Labreche, RP Lively, JS Lee, CW Jones, WJ Koros. Polymer, 2013, 55(6):1341-1346.

28. Exploring the Framework Hydrophobicity and Flexibility of ZIF-8: From Biofuel Recovery to Hydrocarbon Separations
K Zhang, RP Lively, C Zhang, RR Chance, WJ Koros, DS Sholl, S Nair.  J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 2013, 4(1): 3618-3622.

27. Tunable CO2 Adsorbents by Mixed-Linker Synthesis and Postsynthetic Modification of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks
JA Thompson, NA Brunelli, RP Lively, JR Johnson, CW Jones, S Nair.  J. Phys. Chem. C., 2013, 117(16):8198-8207.

26.  Polyethyleneimine-Functionalized Polyamide Imide (Torlon) Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
FS Li, W Qiu, RP Lively, JS Lee, AA Rownaghi, WJ Koros. ChemSusChem, 2013, 6(7): 1216-1223.

25. Investigating the Intrinsic Ethanol/Water Separation Capability of ZIF-8: An Adsorption and Diffusion Study
K Zhang, RP Lively, C Zhang, WJ Koros, RR Chance. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117(14):7214-7225.

24.  Aminosilane functionalized hollow fiber sorbents for post-combustion CO2 capture
SF Li, RP Lively, JS Lee, WJ Koros.  Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52(26):8928-8935.

23. Alcohol and water adsorption in zeolitic imidazolate frameworks
K Zhang, RP Lively, ME Dose, AJ Brown, C Zhang, J Chung, S Nair, WJ Koros, RR Chance.  Chem. Commun. 2013, 49(1):3245-3247.


22. Post-spinning infusion of polyethyleneimine into polymer-silica hollow fiber sorbents
Y Labreche, RP Lively, F Rezaei, G Chen, DS Sholl, CW Jones, WJ Koros. Chem. Eng. J. 2013, 221(1):166-175

21. Aminosilica hollow fiber sorbents for CO2 capture from flue gas
F Rezaei, RP Lively, Y Labreche, G Chen, Y Fan, WJ Koros, CW Jones.  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2013, 5(9):3921-3931.


20. Cost and energy savings using an optimal design of reverse osmosis membrane pretreatment for dilute bioethanol purification
P Kanchanalai, RP Lively, Y Kawajiri, MJ Realff. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2013, 52(32):11132-11141.

19. Diffusion of water and ethanol in silicalite crystals synthesized in fluoride media
K Zhang, RP Lively, ME Dose, L Li, WJ Koros, DM Ruthven, BA McCool, RR Chance.  Micropor. Mesopor. Mater. 2012, 170(1):259-265.

18.  Hollow fiber-supported designer ionic liquid sponges for post-combustion CO2 scrubbing
JS Lee, PC Hillesheim, D Huang, RP Lively, KH Oh, S Dai, WJ Koros. Polymer 2012, 53(25):5806-5815.

17. A high-flux polyimide as a contender for CO2 recovery from flue gas
RP Lively, ME Dose, L Xu, JT Vaughn, JR Johnson, JA Thompson, K Zhang, ME Lydon, JS Lee, L Liu, Z Hu, O Karvan, MJ Realff, WJ Koros. J. Membr. Sci. 2012, 423-424(1):302-313.

16. Thermally Moderated Hollow Fiber Sorbent Modules in Rapidly Cycled Pressure Swing Adsorption Mode for Hydrogen Purification
RP Lively, N Bessho, DA Bhandari, WJ Koros.  Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 2012, 37(20):15227-15240.

15.  Water and beyond: expanding the spectrum of large-scale energy efficient separation processes
WJ Koros, RP Lively, AIChE J. 2012, 58(9):2624-2633.

14. Unexpected molecular sieving properties of zeolitic imidazolate framework-8
C Zhang, RP Lively, K Zhang, JR Johnson, O Karvan, WJ Koros.  J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2012, 3:2130-2134.

13. CO2 sorption and desorption performance of thermally cycled hollow fiber sorbents
RP Lively, RR Chance, JA Mysona, VP Babu, HW Deckman, DP Leta, H Thomann, WJ Koros. Int. J. Greenhouse Gas Control 2012, 10(1):285-294. 

12. Hybrid Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks: Controlling Framework Porosity and Functionality by Mixed-Linker Synthesis
JA Thompson, CR Blad, NA Brunelli, ME Lydon, RP Lively, CW Jones, S Nair.  Chem. Mater. 2012, 24(10):1930-1936 (Editor’s Choice in 18 May 2012 Science).

11. Adsorption of Ethanol and Water in MFI-type zeolites
K Zhang, RP Lively, JD Noel, ME Dose, BA McCool, RR Chance, WJ Koros.  Langmuir 2012, 28(23):8664-8673.

10. A new approach of ionic liquid containing polymer sorbents for post-combustion CO2 scrubbing
JS Lee, RP Lively, D Huang, PC Hillesheim, S Dai, WJ Koros. Polymer 2012, 53:891-894.

9. Enhanced cryogenic CO2 capture using dynamically operated low-cost fiber beds
RP Lively, WJ Koros, JR Johnson.  Chem. Eng. Sci. 2012, 71:97-103.

8. Ethanol and water adsorption in methanol-derived ZIF-71
RP Lively, ME Dose, JA Thompson, BA McCool, RR Chance, WJ Koros.  Chem. Commun. 2011, 47:8667-8669.

7. Formation of defect-free latex films on porous fiber supports
RP Lively, JA Mysona, RR Chance, WJ Koros.  ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2011, 3(9):3568-82.

6. Hollow fiber adsorbents for CO2 capture: Kinetic sorption performance
RP Lively, DP Leta, BA DeRites, RR Chance, WJ Koros. Chem. Eng. J. 2011, 171:801-810.

5. Fabrication of Hollow, Spherical Polymeric “Micropillows” Using a Dual Layer Spinneret
WMS Wickramanayake, RP Lively, RS Polizzotti, RR Chance, WJ Koros.  J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2011, 121:2835-2842.

4. Enabling Low-Cost CO2 Capture via Heat Integration
RP Lively, RR Chance, WJ Koros. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2010, 49(16):7550-7562.

3. Hollow Fiber Adsorbents for CO2 Removal from Flue Gas
RP Lively, RR Chance, BT Kelley, HW Deckman, JH Drese, CW Jones, WJ Koros. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2009, 48(15):7314-7324.

2. Synthesis-Structure-Property Relationships for Hyperbranched Aminosilica CO2 Adsorbents
JH Drese, S Choi, RP Lively, WJ Koros, DJ Fauth, ML Gray, CW Jones.  Adv. Funct. Mater. 2009, 19:3821-3832.

1. The effect of multiple substituents on sandwich and T-shaped pi-pi interactions
AL Ringer, MO Sinnokrot, RP Lively, CD Sherrill.  Chem. Eur. J. 2006, 12(14):3821-8.