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Program Chair / Faculty


PhD, Chemistry, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
BA, Chemistry, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
BS, Biochemistry, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Awards & Publications

Jacob A. Johnson, Jian Zhang. “Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Frameworks as Single Site Heterogenous Catalysts.” Handbook of Porphyrin Sciences Vol. 41, Karl M. Kadish, Kevin M. Smith, Roger Guilard, World Scientific, New Jersey, 129-196. Print.
Jingzhi Lu, Navneet S. Khetrapal, Jacob A. Johnson, Xiao-Cheng Zeng, Jian Zhang. “‘π -Hole–π’ Interaction Promoted Photocatalytic Hydrodefluorination via Inner-Sphere Electron Transfer.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 15805–15808.
Jacob A. Johnson, Brenna M. Petersen,a Attilla Kormos, Elena Echeverria, Yu-Sheng Chen, Jian Zhang. “A New Approach to Non-coordinating Anions: Lewis Acid Enhancement of Porphyrin Metal Centers in a Zwitterionic Metal-Organic Framework.” J. Am. Chem. Soc.
Xin Zhang, Jacob A. Johnson, Yu-Sheng Chen, Jian Zhang. “Highly Porous Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks with β-UH3-Like Topology Based on Elongated Tetrahedral Linkers” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 8380-8383
Jacob A. Johnson, Jian Luo, Xu Zhang, Yu-Sheng Chen, Martha D. Morton, Elena Echeverría, Fernand E. Torres,a Jian Zhang. “Porphyrin-Metalation-Mediated Tuning of Photoredox Catalytic Properties in Metal-Organic Frameworks” ACS Catalysis, 2015, 5, 5283-529
Jacob A. Johnson, Xu Zhang, Tyler C. Reeson,a Yu-Sheng Chen, and Jian Zhang. “Facile Control of the Charge Density and Photocatalytic Activity of an Anionic Indium Porphyrin Framework via in situ Metalation” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136, 15881-15884.
Jacob A. Johnson, Shuang Chen, Tyler C. Reeson,a Yu-Sheng Chen, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and Jian Zhang. “Direct X-ray Observation of Trapped CO2 in a Pre-designed Porphyrinic Metal-Organic Framework” Chem. Eur. J., 2014, 20, 7632-7637.
Jacob A. Johnson and Jian Zhang. “Recent Advances in Ionic Metal Organic Frameworks: Design, Synthesis, and Applications” Curr. Org. Chem., 2014, 18, 1973-2001.
Jacob A. Johnson, Qipu Lin, Lai-Chin Wu, Nasrat Obaidi,a Zachary L. Olson,a Tyler C. Reeson,a Yu-Sheng Chen and Jian Zhang. “A ‘‘Pillar-Free’’, Highly Porous Metalloporphyrinic Framework Exhibiting Eclipsed Porphyrin Arrays” Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 2828


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