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Gareth Whiting

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T: Ext. 7366
E: Gareth.Whiting@dcu.ie

Biography

Research Development Officer for the Faculty of Engineering and Computing, and a member of the Research & Innovation Support Office at DCU. 

Background:
PhD in Chemistry from Cardiff University (2008-2011). Postdoctoral Researcher at IRCELYON, France (2012-2013), and at the Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis group, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2013-2015).
Assistant Professor in the Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis group at Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2015-2018). 

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Zeolites and zeotypes for oil and gas conversion.
Vogt, E.T.C.;Whiting, G.T.;Dutta Chowdhury, A.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2015) Zeolites and zeotypes for oil and gas conversion. [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Visualizing pore architecture and molecular transport boundaries in catalyst bodies with fluorescent nanoprobes'
Whiting, Gareth T.,Nikolopoulos, Nikolaos,Nikolopoulos, Ioannis,Chowdhury, Abhishek Dutta,Weckhuysen, Bert M. (2019) 'Visualizing pore architecture and molecular transport boundaries in catalyst bodies with fluorescent nanoprobes'. Nature Chemistry, 11 (1):23-31 [Details]
2019 'Multiscale Mechanistic Insights of Shaped Catalyst Body Formulations and Their Impact on Catalytic Properties'
Whiting, Gareth T.,Chung, Sang-Ho,Stosic, Dusan,Chowdhury, Abhishek Dutta,van der Wal, Lars I.,Fu, Donglong,Zecevic, Jovana,Travert, Arnaud,Houben, Klaartje,Baldus, Marc,Weckhuysen, Bert M. (2019) 'Multiscale Mechanistic Insights of Shaped Catalyst Body Formulations and Their Impact on Catalytic Properties'. ACS Catalysis, :4792-4803 [Details]
2019 'Unraveling the Homologation Reaction Sequence of the Zeolite-Catalyzed Ethanol-to-Hydrocarbons Process'
Chowdhury, Abhishek Dutta,Lucini Paioni, Alessandra,Whiting, Gareth T.,Fu, Donglong,Baldus, Marc,Weckhuysen, Bert M. (2019) 'Unraveling the Homologation Reaction Sequence of the Zeolite-Catalyzed Ethanol-to-Hydrocarbons Process'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 58 (12):3908-3912 [Details]
2018 'Bridging the Gap between the Direct and Hydrocarbon Pool Mechanisms of the Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons Process'
Chowdhury, Abhishek Dutta,Paioni, Alessandra Lucini,Houben, Klaartje,Whiting, Gareth T.,Baldus, Marc,Weckhuysen, Bert M. (2018) 'Bridging the Gap between the Direct and Hydrocarbon Pool Mechanisms of the Methanol-to-Hydrocarbons Process'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 57 (27):8095-8099 [Details]
2018 'Electrophilic aromatic substitution over zeolites generates Wheland-type reaction intermediates'
Chowdhury, Abhishek Dutta,Houben, Klaartje,Whiting, Gareth T.,Chung, Sang-Ho,Baldus, Marc,Weckhuysen, Bert M. (2018) 'Electrophilic aromatic substitution over zeolites generates Wheland-type reaction intermediates'. Nature Catalysis, 1 (1):23-31 [Details]
2018 'Operando micro-spectroscopy on ZSM-5 containing extrudates during the oligomerization of 1-hexene'
Suzanna P. Verkleij;Gareth T. Whiting;Sonia Parres Esclapez;Machteld M. Mertens;Anton-Jan Bons;Martijn Burgers;Bert M. Weckhuysen; (2018) 'Operando micro-spectroscopy on ZSM-5 containing extrudates during the oligomerization of 1-hexene'. Catalysis: Science and Technology, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Protonated thiophene-based oligomers as formed within zeolites: understanding their electron delocalization and aromaticity'
Valencia, D.;Whiting, G.T.;Bulo, R.E.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2016) 'Protonated thiophene-based oligomers as formed within zeolites: understanding their electron delocalization and aromaticity'. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'The curious case of zeolite-clay/binder interactions and their consequences for catalyst preparation'
Whiting, G.T.;Chowdhury, A.D.;Oord, R.;Paalanen, P.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2016) 'The curious case of zeolite-clay/binder interactions and their consequences for catalyst preparation'. Faraday Discussions, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Large Ferrierite Crystals as Models for Catalyst Deactivation during Skeletal Isomerisation of Oleic Acid: Evidence for Pore Mouth Catalysis'
Wiedemann, S.C.C.;Ristanovic, Z.;Whiting, G.T.;Reddy Marthala, V.R.;Kärger, J.;Weitkamp, J.;Wels, B.;Bruijnincx, P.C.A.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2016) 'Large Ferrierite Crystals as Models for Catalyst Deactivation during Skeletal Isomerisation of Oleic Acid: Evidence for Pore Mouth Catalysis'. CHEMISTRY - A EUROPEAN JOURNAL, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Initial Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation during the Early Stages of the Methanol-to-Olefin Process Proven by Zeolite-Trapped Acetate and Methyl Acetate'
Chowdhury, A.D.;Houben, K.;Whiting, G.T.;Mokhtar, M.;Asiri, A.M.;Al-Thabaiti, S.A.;Basahel, S.N.;Baldus, M.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2016) 'Initial Carbon–Carbon Bond Formation during the Early Stages of the Methanol-to-Olefin Process Proven by Zeolite-Trapped Acetate and Methyl Acetate'. Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Bridging model and real catalysts: General discussion'
Campbell, C.;Bowker, M.;Stamatakis, M.;Hutchings, G.;Davies, P.;Earley, J.;Howard, M.;Garrett, B.;Oloye, F.;Gross, E.;Kotarba, A.;Landau, M.V.;Panas, I.;Anderson, J.;Weckhuysen, B.;Dononelli, W.;Iqbal, S.;Temel, B.;Nowicka, E.;Bruix, A.;Reece, C.;Moulijn, J.;Gates, B.;Catlow, R.;Novak Tusar, N.;Willock, D.;Wotton, D.;Ivars Barcelo, F.;Palmer, R.;Madix, R.;Friend, C.;Corma, A.;Freund, H.-J.;Whiting, G.;Sauer, J.; (2016) 'Bridging model and real catalysts: General discussion'. Faraday Discussions, [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Methyl formate formation from methanol oxidation using supported gold-palladium nanoparticles'
Whiting, G.T.;Kondrat, S.A.;Hammond, C.;Dimitratos, N.;He, Q.;Morgan, D.J.;Dummer, N.F.;Bartley, J.K.;Kiely, C.J.;Taylor, S.H.;Hutchings, G.J.; (2015) 'Methyl formate formation from methanol oxidation using supported gold-palladium nanoparticles'. ACS Catalysis, [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Binder effects in SiO<inf>2</inf>- and Al<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf>-bound zeolite ZSM-5-based extrudates as studied by microspectroscopy'
Whiting, G.T.;Meirer, F.;Mertens, M.M.;Bons, A.-J.;Weiss, B.M.;Stevens, P.A.;De Smit, E.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2015) 'Binder effects in SiO<inf>2</inf>- and Al<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf>-bound zeolite ZSM-5-based extrudates as studied by microspectroscopy'. ChemCatChem, [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Selective staining of Brønsted acidity in zeolite ZSM-5-based catalyst extrudates using thiophene as a probe'
Whiting, G.T.;Meirer, F.;Valencia, D.;Mertens, M.M.;Bons, A.-J.;Weiss, B.M.;Stevens, P.A.;De Smit, E.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2014) 'Selective staining of Brønsted acidity in zeolite ZSM-5-based catalyst extrudates using thiophene as a probe'. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Zeolite-MgCl2 composites as potential long-term heat storage materials: Influence of zeolite properties on heats of water sorption'
Whiting, G.T.;Grondin, D.;Stosic, D.;Bennici, S.;Auroux, A.; (2014) 'Zeolite-MgCl2 composites as potential long-term heat storage materials: Influence of zeolite properties on heats of water sorption'. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Selective staining of zeolite acidity: Recent progress and future perspectives on fluorescence microscopy'
Kerssens, M.M.;Sprung, C.;Whiting, G.T.;Weckhuysen, B.M.; (2014) 'Selective staining of zeolite acidity: Recent progress and future perspectives on fluorescence microscopy'. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Vanadium promoted molybdenum phosphate catalysts for the vapour phase partial oxidation of methanol to formaldehyde'
Whiting, G.T.;Bartley, J.K.;Dummer, N.F.;Hutchings, G.J.;Taylor, S.H.; (2014) 'Vanadium promoted molybdenum phosphate catalysts for the vapour phase partial oxidation of methanol to formaldehyde'. Applied Catalysis A: General, [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Heats of water sorption studies on zeolite-MgSO4 composites as potential thermochemical heat storage materials'
Whiting, G.;Grondin, D.;Bennici, S.;Auroux, A.; (2013) 'Heats of water sorption studies on zeolite-MgSO4 composites as potential thermochemical heat storage materials'. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Aqueous-phase methane oxidation over Fe-MFI zeolites; Promotion through isomorphous framework substitution'
Hammond, C.;Dimitratos, N.;Lopez-Sanchez, J.A.;Jenkins, R.L.;Whiting, G.;Kondrat, S.A.;Ab Rahim, M.H.;Forde, M.M.;Thetford, A.;Hagen, H.;Stangland, E.E.;Moulijn, J.M.;Taylor, S.H.;Willock, D.J.;Hutchings, G.J.; (2013) 'Aqueous-phase methane oxidation over Fe-MFI zeolites; Promotion through isomorphous framework substitution'. ACS Catalysis, [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Tungstate promoted vanadium phosphate catalysts for the gas phase oxidation of methanol to formaldehyde'
Behera, G.C.;Parida, K.;Dummer, N.F.;Whiting, G.;Sahu, N.;Carley, A.F.;Conte, M.;Hutchings, G.J.;Bartley, J.K.; (2013) 'Tungstate promoted vanadium phosphate catalysts for the gas phase oxidation of methanol to formaldehyde'. Catalysis: Science and Technology, [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Niobium phosphates as new highly selective catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane'
Weng, W.;Davies, M.;Whiting, G.;Solsona, B.;Kiely, C.J.;Carley, A.F.;Taylor, S.H.; (2011) 'Niobium phosphates as new highly selective catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane'. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, [DOI] [Details]