Peer Reviewed Publications

Guinevere Tillinghast, Kevin L. Sanchez-Rivera, George W. Huber, H. Henning Winter & Jonathan P. Rothstein, Shear and extensional rheology of polyethylenes recycled using a solvent dissolution process, Rheologica Acta, (2024) 63, 345-360.

Houqian Li, Amy A. Cuthbertson, Ahmad Amer Alamer, Victor S. Cecon, Harish Radhakrishnan, Jiayang Wu, Greg W. Curtzwiler, Keith L. Vorst, Xianglan Bai, Clark R. Landis, Gregg T. Beckham and George W. Huber, Aliphatic amines from waste polyolefins by tandem,pyrolysis, hydroformylation, and reductiveamination, Green Chem., Advance Article (2024).

Jessica L Brown, Robert C Brown, Victor S Cecon, Keith Vorst, Ryan G Smith, Tannon J Daugaard, Increasing pyrolysis oil yields and decreasing energy consumption via thermal oxo-degradation of polyolefins, Cell Reports Physical Science, (2024) 3, 101856.

Juan Gancedo, Houqian Li, Josie S. Walz, Laura Faba, Salvador Ordonez, George W. Huber, Investigation into the shape selectivity of zeolites for conversion of
polyolefin plastic pyrolysis oil model compound, Applied Catalysis A, General, (2024) 669, 119484.

Son Dong, Taekyung Ryu, Collin Oi, Jiayang Wu, Natalie R. Altvater, Ryan Hagmann, Zahra Alikhani, Edgard A. Lebron-Rodríguez, Jacob H. Jansen, Victor S. Cecon, Greg W. Curtzwiler, Keith L. Vorst, George W. Huber, Ive Hermans, Catalytic conversion of post-consumer recycled high-density polyethylene oil over Zn-impregnated ZSM-5 catalysts, Chemical Engineering Journal, (2024) 482, 148889.

Horacio Aguirre-Villegas, Sabrina L. Bradshaw, Craig Benson, Aurora del Carmen Munguia-López, Victor M. Zavala, Mark Wright, Styliani Avraamidou, Olumide Olafasakin, George W. Huber, Assessing the Depletion of Fossil Fuels and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Energy Consumption of Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs) in the United States, SSRN, (2024).

Aurora del C. Munguia-Lopez, Panzheng Zhou, Ugochukwu M. Ikegwu, Reid C. Van Lehn, and Victor M. Zavala, A fast computational framework for the design of solvent-based plastic recycling processes, In Proceedings of FOCAPD, 2024.

Evan D. Erickson, Jiaze Ma, Philip Tominac, Horacio Aguirre-Villegas, and Victor M. Zavala, Analysis of infrastructures for processing plastic waste using pyrolysis-based chemical upcycling pathways, In Proceedings of FOCAPD, 2024.

Ugochukwu M. Ikegwu, Victor M. Zavala and Reid C. Van Lehn, Screening green solvents for multilayer plastic films separation, In Proceedings of FOCAPD, 2024.

Yoel R. Cortes-Pena, and Victor M. Zavala, Graph-based representations and applications to process simulation, In Proceedings of FOCAPD, 2024.

Olumide Olafasakin, Jiaze Ma, Victor Zavala, Robert C. Brown, George W. Huber, Mark Mba-Wright, Comparative Techno-economic Analysis and Life Cycle Assessment of Producing High-Value Chemicals and Fuels from Waste Plastic via Conventional Pyrolysis and Thermal Oxo-degradation  energy & fuels, (2023) 37, 15832-15842.

Olumide Olafasakin, Jiaze Ma, Sabrina L Bradshaw, Horacio A. Aguirre-Villegas, Craig Benson, George W. Huber, Victor M. Zavala, Mark Mba-Wright, Techno-Economic and life cycle assessment of standalone Single-Stream
material recovery facilities in the United States, Waste Management, (2023) 166, 368-376.

Jiaze Ma, Philip A. Tominac, Horacio A. Aguirre-Villegas, Olumide O. Olafasakin, Mark M. Wright, Craig H. Benson, George W. Huber, Victor M. Zavala, Economic evaluation of infrastructures for thermochemical upcycling of post-consumer plastic waste, Green Chemistry, (2023) 25, 1032-1044.

 K. L. Sanchez-Rivera, A. del Carmen Munguia-Lopez, P. Zhou, V. S. Cecon, J. Yu, K. Nelson, D. Miller, S. Grey, Z. Xu, E. Bar-Ziv, K. L. Vorst, G. W. Curtzwiler, R. C. Van Lehn, V. M. Zavala, G. W. Huber, Recycling of a post-industrial printed multilayer plastic packaging film containing polyurethane inks by solvent-targeted recovery and precipitation, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, (2023) 197, 107086.

Huagao Fang, Fan Zhang, Yongpu Zhao, Xingchen Gao, Wenjuan Zhou, Guobin Qi, Yunsheng Ding, H. Henning Winter, Rheology of Smectic Liquid Crystalline Elastomers with Dynamic Covalent Bonds, Macromolecules, (2023) 56, 7808-7817.

Sunilkumar Khandavalli, Jae Hyung Park, H. Henning Winter, Deborah J. Myers, Michael Ulsh, and Scott A. Mauger, Viscoelasticity Enhancement and Shear Thickening of Perfluorinated
Sulfonic Acid Ionomer Dispersions in Water−Alcohol Solvent
Mixtures, Macromolecules, (2023) 56, 17, 6988-7005.

Victor S. Cecon, Greg W. Curtzwiler, Keith L. Vorst, Evaluation of mixed #3–7 plastic waste from material recovery facilities (MRFs) in the United States, Waste Management, (2023) 171, 313-323.

Houqian Li, Jiayang WuZhen Jiang, Jiaze MaVictor Zavala, Clark R. LandisManos Mavrikakis, and George W. Huber, Hydroformylation of pyrolysis oils to aldehydes and alcohols from polyolefin waste, Science, (2023) 381, 6658, 660-666.

Jiuling Yu, Aurora del Carmen Munguía-López, Victor S. Cecon, Kevin L. Sánchez-Rivera, Kevin Nelson, Jiayang Wu, Shreyas Kolapkar, Victor M. Zavala, Greg W. Curtzwiler, Keith L. Vorst, Ezra Bar-Zive and George W. Huber, High-purity polypropylene from disposable face masks via solvent-targeted recovery and precipitation, Green Chemistry, (2023) 25, 4723-4724.

Panzheng ZhouJiuling YuKevin L. Sánchez-RiveraGeorge W. Huber, Reid C. Van Lehn, Large-scale computational polymer solubility predictions and applications to dissolution-based plastic recycling, Green Chemistry, (2023) 25, 4402-4414.

Can-Qi Li, Horst Henning Winter, Yuan-Qi Fan, Geng-Xin Xu, Xue-Feng Yuan, Time-Concentration Superposition for Linear Viscoelasticity of Polymer Solutions, Polymers, (2023) 15, 7.

Konstantinos G. Papanikolaou, Jiayang Wu, George W. Huber, Manos Mavrikakis, Mehanistic insights into the pyrolysis of poly (vinly chloride), Journal of Polymer Research, (2023) 30, 83.

Son Dong, Houqian Li, Iris K. Bloede, Abdullah J. Al Abdulghani, Edgard A. Lebron-Rodriquez, George W. Huber, Ive Hermans Catalytic conversion of model compounds of plastic pyrolysis oil over ZSM-5, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, (2023) 324, 122379.

Aurora C. Munguia-Lopez, Dilara Goreke, Kevin L. Sanchez-Rivera, Horacio A. Aguirre-Villegas, Styliani Avraamidou, George W. Huber, Victor M. Zavala Quantifying the Environmental Benefits of a Solvent-Based Separation process for Multilayer Plastic Films, Green Chemistry, (2023) 25, 1611-162.

Houqian Li, Horacio A. Aguirre-Villegas, Robert D. Allen, Xianglan Bai, Craig H. Benson, Gregg T. Beckham, Sabrina L. Bradshaw, Jessica L. Brown, Robert C. Brown, Victor S. Cecon, Julia B. Curley, Greg W. Curtzweiler, Son Dong, Soumika Gaddameedi, John E. Estela-Garcia, Ive Hermans, Min Soo Kim, Jiaze Ma, Lesli O. Mark, Manos Mavrikakis, Olumide O. Olafasakin, Tim A. Osswald, Konstantinos G. Papanikolaou, Harish Radhakrishnan, Marco Antonio Sanchez Castillo, Kevin L. Sanchez-Rivera, Khairun N. Tumu, Reid C. Van Lehn, Keith L. Vorst, Mark M. Wright, Jiayang Wu, Victor M. Zavala, Panzheng Zhou, George W. Huber Expanding Plastics Recycling Technologies:  Chemical Aspects, Technology Status and Challenges, Green Chemistry, (2022) 25, 791-792.

Victor S. Cecon, Greg W. Curtzweiler, Keith L. Vorst A Study on Recycled Polymers Recovered from Multilayer plastic Packaging Films by Solvent-Targeted Recovery and Precipitation (STRAP), Macro Molecular Materials and Engineering, (2022) 307, 11.

Kevin L Sánchez‐Rivera, Panzheng Zhou, Min Soo Kim, Leonardo D. González Chávez, Steve Grey, Kevin Nelson, Shao‐Chun Wang, Ive Hermans, Victor M. Zavala, Reid C. Van Lehn, George W. Huber Reducing Antisolvent Use in the STRAP Process by Enabling a Temperature‐Controlled Polymer Dissolution and Precipitation for the Recycling of Multilayer Plastic Films, ChemSusChem, (2021) 14, 19, 4317-4329.

Panzheng Zhou, Kevin L Sánchez‐Rivera, George W Huber, Reid C Van Lehn Computational Approach for Rapidly Predicting Temperature‐Dependent Polymer Solubilities Using Molecular‐Scale Models, ChemSusChem, (2021) 14, 19, 4307-4316.