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Anne Gaffney, Ph.D.

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Research Areas:
Advanced Manufacturing and Intelligent Systems; Advanced Manufacturing Leadership

Biography:
Dr. Anne Gaffney is the director of the Process Science & Technology Division. She received her doctorate in physical organic chemistry from University of Delaware in 1981, and a bachelor’s in chemistry and mathematics from Mount Holyoke College in 1976. Having worked at ARCO, DuPont, Rohm and Haas, and Lummus in various R&D and leadership roles, she has been a most prolific inventor and an author with 233 patent/patent applications and 94 publications (plus two book chapters and two books edited), as well as 96 presentations or seminars. She has received many awards such as the ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry in 2013, ACS Fellow in 2010, the Tribute to Women in Industry Award in 2007, and the Catalysis Club of Philadelphia Award in 1999. Anne most recent accomplishment is being the recipient of the 2015 Eugene J. Houdry Award of the North American Catalysis Society.

Education:

Ph.D. Physical Organic Chemistry - University of Delaware

B.A. Chemistry and Mathematics - Mount Holyoke College

Affiliations:

​American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

American Chemical Society (ACS)

Organic Reaction Chemical Society (ORCS)

North American Catalysis Society (NAM)

Philadelphia Catalyst Club

Western States Catalysis Society

Publications:

 

“Techno-Economic Analysis of Oxidative Dehydrogenation Options”, A.M. Gaffney, invited author, Topics in Catalysis, ISSN 1022-5528, DOI 10.1007/s11244-016-0677-9.


“Comparison of techno-economic and ecological impact between biodiesel and combined biofuel production process using heterogeneous acid catalysts”, Chinmoy Baroi, A.M. Gaffney and Ajay K. Dalai, accepted in Renewable Energy (STI Number: INL/JOU-16-39743).

 

"A New Oxidative Dehydrogenation Process", A.M. Gaffney, invited author, proceedings of the 2015 Spring National American Chemical Society Meeting.

 

"Advances in M1 Catalysis", A.M. Gaffney, invited author, VII IRSEE Symposium, Topics in Catalysis (in press).

 

"Houdry Award Address", A.M. Gaffney, invited author, proceedings of the 2015 North American Catalysis Society Meeting.

 

"INL's Approach to Advanced Manufacturing", A.M. Gaffney, invited author, Fall 2015 National American Institute of Chemical Engineering Meeting Proceedings.

 

"INL's Advancements in Process Science and Technology", A.M. Gaffney, invited Key Note author, Fall 2015, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference Proceedings.

 

The New ChemPren Process for the Conversion of Waste Plastic to Chemicals and Fuels”, R. Fushimi, and A.M. Gaffney, invited authors, Topics in Catalysis, (2014), 57 (1412-1418).

 

“Perspectives of Spray Pyrolysis for Facil Synthesis of Catalysts and Thin Films: An Introduction and Summary of Recent Directions”, C. Guild, S. Biswas, Y. Meng, T. Jafari, A.M. Gaffney and S. Suib, invited authors, Catalysis Today, 238, 87-94 (2014).

 

“New Molecular Basket Sorbents for CO2 Capture Based on Mesoporous Sponge-like TUD-1”, X. Wang, C. Song, A.M. Gaffney and R. Song, invited authors, Catalysis Today, 238, 95-102 (2014).

 

“Needle in a Haystack Catalysis”, by Xiaolin Zheng, John T. Gleaves, Gregory S. Yablonsky, Thomas Brownscombe, and Anne M. Gaffney, Applied Catalysis A: General, Volume 341, Issue 1-2, pp 86-92 (15 June 2008).

 

“Techniques for Fabricating Nanoscale Catalytic Circuits”, by Rebecca Fushimi, Xiaolin Zheng, John T. Gleaves, Gregory Yablonsky, and Anne M. Gaffney, Topics in Catalysis (2008), 49 (3-4), 167-177.

 

“Preparation of Multicomponent Metal Oxides Using Nozzle Spray and Microwaves”, Laura Espinal, Kinga A. Malinger, Anais E. Espinal, Anne M. Gaffney and Steven L. Suib; Advanced Functional Materials, 17 (14), 2572-2579 (2007).

 

“Combining TAP-2 Experiments with Atomic Beam Deposition of Pd on Quartz Particles – Inferring Structure from the Evolution of Kinetic Properties”, Rebecca Fushimi, John T. Gleaves, Gregory Yablonsky, and Anne M. Gaffney, Catalysis Today, 1 21 (3-4), 170-186 (2007).

 

“Probe Molecule Chemisorption – Low Energy Ion Scattering Study of Surface Active Sites Present in the Orthorhombic Mo-V-(Te-Nb)-O Catalysts for Propane (Amm)oxidation”, Vadim V. Guliants, Rishabh Bhandari, Andrew R. Hughett, Salil Bhatt, Benjamin D. Schuler, Anne M. Gaffney, Hidde H. Brogersma and Arnie Knoester, J. of Physical Chemistry B (2006), 110(12), 6129 – 6140.

 

“Surface Active Sties Present in the Orthorhombic M1 Phases: Low Energy Ion Scattering Study of Methanol and Allyl Alcohol Chemisorption over Mo-V-Te-Nb-O and Mo-V-O Catalysts”, Vadium V. Guliants, Hidde H. Brongersma, Arnie Knoester and Anne M. Gaffney, Topics in Catalysis (2006), 38 (1-3), 41-50.

 

“Effect of Surface Promoters (Te, Nb and Sb) on Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid over Model Bulk Mixed Mo-V-O Catalysts”, Vadim V. Guliants, Rishabh Bhandari, Balasubramanian, Swaminathan, Vijay K. Vasudevan, Anne M. Gaffney, Hidde Brongersma and Arnie Knoester, in press, J. of Physical Chemistry B (2006).

 

“Roles of Surface Te, Nb, and Sb Oxides in Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid over Bulk Orthorhombic Mo-V-O Phase, Vadim V. Guliants, Rishabh Bhandari, Balasubramanian Swaminathan, Vijay K. Vasudevan, Hidde H. Brongersma, Arie Knoester, and Anne M. Gaffney, J. Phys. Chem B (2005), 109 (50), 24046-24055.

 

“TAP Vacuum Pulse–Response and Normal Pressure Studies of Propane Oxidation over MoVTeNb Oxide Catalysts”, Rebecca Fushimi, Sergiy O. Shekhtman, Anne Gaffney, Gregory S. Yablonsky, and John T. Gleaves, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. (2005), vol. 44 (16), 6310-6319.

 

“A study of the Surface Region of the Mo-V-Te-O Catalysts for Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid”, V.V. Guliants, R.Bhandari, H.H. Brongersma, A. Knoester, and A.M. Gaffney, J. of Physical Chemistry B (2005), 109 (20), 10234-10242.

 

“Characterization and Catalytic Studies of PVD Synthesized Mo/V/Nb/Te Oxide Catalysts”,   A.M. Gaffney, S. Chaturvedi, M.B. Clark, S. Han, D. Le, S.A. Rykov, J.G. Chen, J. Catal. , 229(1), 12-23 (2005).

 

“Mechanism of Coinitiation of Photopolymerization of Methyl Methacrylate by Hexaarylbiimidazole- Hydrogen-Atom Donor Combinations. The Role of Electron Transfer vs. Direct Hydrogen Atom Abstraction”; D.F. Eaton, A.M. Gaffney, and J.P. Horgan, J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 58, 373 (1991).

 

"Coke Formation on ZSM-5 Zeolites: Evidence From NMR Spectrometry of Sorbed Xenon Gas”; C. Tsiao, C. Dybowski, A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; J. Catal., 128, 520 (1991).

 

“Oxidative Coupling of Methane over Sodium Promoted Praseodymium Oxide”; A.M. Gaffney, C.A. Jones, J.J. Leonard and J.A. Sofranko; Symposium on Direct Conversion of Methane to Higher Homologues; Division of Petroleum Chemistry, ACS; 33 (3), 445 (1988); J. Catal., 1 1 4 , 422 (1988).

 

“Oxidative Coupling of Methane to Higher Hydrocarbons over Sodium-Promoted Manganese Oxide on Silica and Magnesia”; A.M. Gaffney, C.A. Jones, J.J. Leonard, J.A. Sofranko and H.P. Withers; Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis (1998), Volume Date 1987, 38 (Catalysis 1987) 523-9.

 

“Catalytic Oxidative Coupling of Methane over Sodium-Promoted Mn/SiO2 and Mn/MgO”; J.A. Sofranko, J.J. Leonard, C.A. Jones, A M. Gaffney and H.P. Withers; Symposium on Hydrocarbon Oxidation, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, Inc., ACS; 32 (3), 763 (1987); Catalysis Today, 3, 127 (1988).

 

“Heterogeneous Catalysts for Alcohol Oxycarbonylation to Dialkyl Oxalates”; A.M. Gaffney, J.J. Leonard, J.A. Sofranko, and H.N. Sun; Symposium on Advance in Petrochemical Technology, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, ACS, 32 (1), 247 (1987); J. Catal., 9 0, 261 (1984).

 

“Transition State Structure in Ion-Pair Base-Promoted Syn-Elimination Reactions”; H. Kwart, A.M. Gaffney and K.A. Wilk, J. Chem. Soc., Perkins Trans., 2, 565 (1984).

 

“Amine Base Promoted Beta-Elimination in Alpha-Bromo Ester Substrates. Evidence for Permutational Isomerism in the TBP Carbon Intermediate”; H. Kwart, A.M. Gaffney and K.A. Wilk J. Org. Chem., 48, 4509 (1983).

 

“Bromide Ion Promoted Beta-Elimination in Alpha-Bromo Ester Substrates. Evidence for an Intermediate in the E2 C Reaction”;  H. Kwart and A.M. Gaffney; J. Org. Chem., 48, 4502 (1983).

 

“Benzidine Rearrangements. Mechanism of the Acid-Catalyzed Disproportionation of 4,4’-diiodohydrazobenzene. Application of Heavy-Atom Kinetic Isotope Effects”; H.J. Shine, J. Habdas, H. Kwart, M. Brechbiel, A.M. Gaffney and J. San Filippo, Jr., J. Am Chem. Soc., 105, 2823 (1983).

 

“Benzidine Rearrangements. The Concerted Nature of the One-Proton p  -Semidine Rearrangement of 4- Methoxyhydrazobenzene”; H.J. Shine, K. Zmuda, K.H. Park, H. Kwart, A.M. Gaffney, and M. Brechbiel; J. Am Chem. Soc., 104, 5181 (1982).

 

“Benzidine Rearrangements. The Use of Heavy- Atom Kinetic Isotope Effects in Solving the Mechanism of the Acid-Catalyzed Rearrangement of Hydrazobenzene. The Concerted Pathway to Benzidine and the Nonconcerted Pathway to Diphenyline”; H.J. Shine, K. Zmuda, K.H. Park, H. Kwart, A.M. Gaffney, and M. Brechbiel; J. Am Chem. Soc., 1 04 , 2501 (1982).

 

"Evidence for Proton Tunneling in Strong Base Promoted Stepwise Beta-Elimination Reactions”; H. Kwart and A M. Gaffney; J. Org. Chem., 4 7, 159 (1982).

 

“Regarding the Mechanism of the Carbonyl-Forming Elimination Reaction of Alkyl Nitrates”;   H. Kwart, T.J. George, A.M. Gaffney and Y.T. Lin; J. Org. Chem., 4 6 , 5143 (1981).

 

The Transition State in the Carbonyl-Forming Elimination Reaction of Alkyl Nitrates”;  H. Kwart, T.J. George, A.M. Gaffney and Y.T. Lin; J. Org. Chem., 46, l970 (1981).

 

The Mechanism of Catalysis of the Thio-Claisen Rearrangement”; H. Kwart, W. H. Miles,  A.M. Gaffney, and L.D. Kwart; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 103, 1757 (1981).

 

“Structure of the Reaction Barrier in the Selenoxide-Mediated Formation of Olefins”; L.D. Kwart, A.M. Gaffney and H. Kwart; J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1 03 , 1232 (1981).

 

“Mechanism of the Benzidine Rearrangement. Kinetic Isotope Effects and Transition States. Evidence for Concerted Rearrangement”; H.J. Shine, H. Zmuda, K.H. Park, H. Kwart, A.M. Gaffney, C. Collins and B.E. Maxw ell; J. Am Chem. Soc., 103, 955 (1981).

 

Conference Proceedings and Non-Reviewed Publications
“Techno-economic Assessment of Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane to Ethylene”, G. Maffia and A.M. Gaffney, invited authors, Catalysis Today, 2015 (in preparation).

 

“Commercially Relevant Oxidative Dehydrogenation Route to Ethylene” A.M. Gaffney, invited author, proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, June 9-12, 2013.

 

“Mechanistic Insights into Industrial Chemical Processes, Award Address, A.M. Gaffney, invited author, ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry, ACS Abstracts of Papers, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.

 

“Further Advances in Optimization of the ChemPren process for the Conversion of Waste Plastic to Basic Chemicals and Fuel”, A.M. Gaffney, Rebecca Fushimi, and C. Andrew Jones, ACS Abstracts of Papers, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.”

 

“New molecular basket sorbent for CO2 capture based on TUD-1”, Xiaoxing Wang, Chunshan Song , A.M. Gaffney,and Roger Song, ACS Abstracts of Papers, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.”

 

“Technical and Commercial Progress in the Global Catalytic Process Industries, Movers & Shakers”, The Catalyst Review, Vol. 26, Issue 2, A.M. Gaffney (invited author), February 2013.

 

“New Technological, Oxidative Dehydrogeneation Route to Ethylene”,  A.M. Gaffney (invited author); Proceedings of the Catalysis Club of Philadelphia, February 21, 2013 Meeting.

 

“Newest Evolution of the Temporal Analysis of Products Reactor System: TAP-3E Combining Catalyst Synthesis with Kinetic Characterization”, A.M. Gaffney (invited author), John Gleaves, and Rebecca Fushimi, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy, Invited speaker of the Symposium in Honor of Umit Ozkan: Energy and Fuels Distinguished Researcher, ACS Preprints, Division of Energy and Fuels, 244th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2012.

 

“Atomic beam preparation of Pd/SiO2 catalysts: Surprising structural features from kinetic data using TAP”, A.M. Gaffney, R. Fushimi, J. Gleaves, G. Yablonsky, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy, ACS Preprints, Division of Petroleum Chemistry (2011), 56(1), 167, 241st National Meeting, March 27-31, 2011, Anaheim, CA.

 

“ChemPren, a New Technology for the Conversion of Waste Plastic to Basic Chemicals and Fuel”, Andrew C. Jones, Rebecca Fushimi and Anne M. Gaffney (invited author), The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, ACS Award for Creative Invention: Symposium honoring Jeffrey Bricker, PETR Division of ACS, 241st National Meeting, March 27-31, 2011, Anaheim, CA, ACS abstracts.

 

“Renewable Alternatives to Petroleum”, edited by Anne. M. Gaffney and Yong Wang, Catalysis Today, vol. 156, pp. 1-74, January 11, 2011.

 

“Advancements of the Catalytic Solarthermal Transport-Bed Reactor via the TAP-3S System”, A.M. Gaffney, R. Fushimi, J. Gleaves, G. Yablonsky, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, Proceedings of the 14th  Meeting of the North East Corridor Zeolite Association, University of Pennsylvania, December 10, 2010.

 

“Recent trends in the ACS salary survey data for non-tenure track faculty”, Anne M. Gaffney, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, proceedings of the 240th ACS National Meeting, August 22-26, 2010.

 

“A New Catalyst Design Methodology: Integrated Atomic-level Modification and Intrinsic Kinetic Characterization”, Anne M. Gaffney, Rebecca Fushimi, John Gleaves and Gregory Yablonsky, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment , proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society, August 15 – 18, 2010.

 

“Surface modification of cordierite oriented toward the synthesis of a catalyst for a transesterification reaction”, H. Galindo, Y. Carvajal, A.M. Gaffney and S. Suib., Proceeding book for the 6th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, July 6-10, 2009, Lille, France.

 

“Novel In-situ Zeolite Synthesis Technique”, Anne M. Gaffney and Jan H. Koegler, Proceeding book for the 21st North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 7-12, 2009, San Francisco, CA.

 

“Catalysis and Chemistry for the Synthesis of Fuels, Chemicals and Petrochemicals”, edited by Anne M. Gaffney and Yong Wang, Catalysis Today, Volume 140, Issues 3-4, pages 117-202 (February 28, 2009).

 

“Novel in situ Zeolite Synthesis Technique”, chapter authors Jan H. Koegler, Nelleke van der Puil, Chuen Y. Yeh and Anne M. Gaffney, editor Dr. Istvan Halasz, published in 2010, Research Signpost/Transworld Research Network, ISBN: 978-81-7895-455-4; Book entitled “Silica and Silicates in Modern Catalysis”.

 

“The synthesis of propene oxide: a successful example of sustainable industrial chemistry”, chapter authors Anne M. Gaffney and Fabrizio Cavani; editors Gabriele Centi, Ferruccio Trifiro, Fabrizio Cancavi and Siglinda Perathoner, book entitled “Sustainable Industrial Processes”, Wiley-VCH, ISBN, 978-3-527-31552-9 (2009).

 

“Sustainable Industrial Chemical Processes, Olefin/Paraffin Alkylation: Evolution of a Green Technology”, chapter authors Anne M. Gaffney and Philip Angevine; editors Gabriele Centi, Ferruccio Trifiro, Fabrizio Cancavi and Siglinda Perathoner, book entitled “Sustainable Industrial Processes”, Wiley-VCH, ISBN, 978-3-527-31552-9 (2009).

 

“TUD-1: Advanced Catalytic Materials for the Refining and Petrochemical Industry”, by Phillip J. Angevine, Anne M. Gaffney, Zhiping Shan, and Chuen Y. Yeh, book chapter in ACS Symposium Series 1000, Innovations in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, A Century of Achievements and Prospects for the New Millennium, Editors William H. Flank, Martine A. Abraham, and Michael A. Matthews, ISBN: 978-0-8412-6963-7, Copyright 2009 American Chemical Society.

 

“TUD-1: A generalized mesoporous catalyst family for industrial applications”, by Philip J. Angevine, Anne
M. Gaffney, Zhiping Shan, Jan H. Koegler and Chuen Y. Yeh, book chapter in Catalysis of Organic Reactions, Edited by Michael Prunier, CRC Press, ISBN 978-1-4200-7076-7, Copyright 2009 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.

 

Catalysis for Energy: Fundamental Science and Long-Term Impacts of the U.S. Department of Energy Basic Energy Sciences Catalysis Science program”, contributing author and committee member on the Review of the Basic Energy Sciences Catalysis Science Program Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology Division on Earth and Life Studies, report prepared on the behalf of the National Research Council of the National Academies, September 2008, National Academies Press, Copyright 2009 by the National Academy of Sciences.

 

“High Performance Zeolite Beta for Aromatic Alkylation”, by Chuen Y. Yeh, Anne M. Gaffney, Philip J. Angevine, and Rouzhi Song, published in the Meeting Proceedings of the 14th International Catalysis Congress, Seoul Korea, July 13-18, 2008.

 

“Needle in a haystack catalysis – an experimental study using temporal analysis of products (TAP)”, Anne M. Gaffney, Zheng, Xiaolin; Gleaves, John T., Yablonsky, Gregory S.; Brownscombe, Thomas; published in the conference proceedings of the AIChE 2008 Fall National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 16-21, 2009, 854/1-854/7.

 

“High Throughput Catalysts: Non-Steady-State Catalytic Activity Characteristics using TAP Studies”, Anne M. Gaffney, Gregory Yablonsky, John T. Gleaves, Sergiy Shekhtman, and Rebecca Fushimi, Meeting Proceeding of the 20th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 17-22, 2007, Houston, Texas.

 

“Green Technology for Olefin/Paraffin Alkylation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Peter Yeh, Philip Angevine, Vincent D’Amico, and Emiel van Broekhoven, Proceedings of the III International Conference on “Catalysis: Fundamentals and Application” dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of Academician, Georgii K. Boreskov, Novosibirsk Scientific Center, Russia, July 4-8, 2007.

 

“The AlkyClean Alkylation Process – New Technology Eliminates Liquid Acids”, Anne M. Gaffney, Proceedings of the Dow/Union Carbide Reaction Engineering and Catalysis Seminar Series, National Research Center for Coal and Energy (NRCCE), October 6, 2006.

 

“Catalysis by Metal Oxides: Comparison Between Bulk Mixed Oxides, Supported Oxides, Oxide Clusters, Organometallic Oxides and Oxide Single Crystals”, Anne M. Gaffney, Miguel A. Banares, Israel E. Wachs, Gerhard Mestl, Topics in Catalysis, Volume 41 (2006) Nos. 1-4, pp. 1-72, Springer Science and Business Media, LLC.

 

“Peer Review on Frontiers in Catalysis”, 2005 CAP Technical Report issued by the Catalyst Group, Anne M. Gaffney, December 16, 2005.

 

“Millisecond Oxidation of Alkanes”, Proceedings of the AIChE 2005 Spring National Meeting, A.M. Gaffney,
A. Benderly, and N. Chadda, page 3241.

 

“A Study of the Surface Region of the Mo-V-Te-O Catalysts for Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid”, Proceedings of the 19th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, V.V. Guliants, H.H. Brongersma, and A.M. Gaffney, May, 2005.

 

“Selective Oxidation Catalysis on Multiple Length Scales: Surface, Nanoparticles and Bulk Oxides for Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid”, Proceedings of the 19th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, V.V. Guliants, H.H. Brongersma, and A.M. Gaffney, May, 2005.

 

“Combinatorial Methods for Catalyst Development”, Preprints of the 229th National ACS Meeting, Petroleum Chemistry Division, A.M. Gaffney, D. King, , (2005).

 

“Recent advances in fuel processing catalysts for fuel cell applications”, S. Katikaneni, A.M. Gaffney, S. Ahmed, C. Song, Catalysis Today, 99 (3-4), 255-256 (2005).

 

“Model Mo-V-Te-O catalysts for propane oxidation to acrylic acid: new fundamental insights from studies of surface active sites”, A.M. Gaffney, V. Guliants, and H.H. Brongersma, Preprints of the 227th ACS National Meeting, March 28 – April 1, 2004.

 

“Selective Oxidation of Alkanes”, Preface, A.M. Gaffney, V. Guliants, and U.S. Ozkan, Catalysis Today, Vol.81, Issue 2, pp. 73-305, (15 June 2003).

 

“TAP Studies of Propane to Acrylic Acid Oxidation over Multi-Component Metal Oxide Catalyst under Normal and Vacuum Conditions”, Rebecca Fushimi, Sergiy O. Shekhtman, Anne Gaffney, Gregory S. Yblonsky, and John T. Gleaves, Proceedings of the 18 NACS Meeting, June 2003.

 

“Fuel Processing for Fuel Cell Applications”, S. Katikaneni, A.M. Gaffney, and C. Song, Catalysis Today (2002), 77(1-2), 1-2.

 

“High Through-put Screening”, A.M. Gaffney and P.O’Connor, Pepr.- Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Pet. Chem., 2002; 47 (3).

 

Book Review Published in CATTECH, Volume 6, No. 2, 89-90, 2002, “Heterogeneous Catalytic Oxidation – Fundamental and Technological Aspects of the Selective and Total Oxidation of Organic Compounds”, B.K. Hodnett.

 

"The Direct Epoxidation of Higher Olefins Using Molecular Oxygen ", Special Issue of Applied Catalysis A: General, vol. 221, issues 1-2, 73, November 2001 “Industrial Catalytic Processes from the Point of View of Industrial Researchers – Guest Editor: Wolfgang F. Hoelderich”; research reviewed by Dr. John R. Monnier.

 

“Ni-Rh Alloy Catalysts for the Conversion of Methane to Syngas”, Proceedings Book of the 4th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, Berlin, Germany, A.M. Gaffney, September, 2001.

 

“Mg1-x-yNixMnyO Catalysts for the Conversion of Methane to Syngas”, Proceedings Book of the 17th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, A.M. Gaffney, June, 2001.

 

"CO2 Conversion and Utilization in Refinery and Chemical Processing", ACS Symposium Series 809, Manuscripts from the 219th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 26-30, 2000; Editors A.M. Gaffney, C. Song, and K. Fujimoto.

 

"Promoted NiOx-MgO Solid Solution Catalysts for Syngas Production at the Millisecond Contact Time", A.M. Gaffney and R. Song, manuscript prepared for the Applied Catalysis, August 2000.

 

"Three Dimensional Ni-Rh Alloy Structures for Syngas Production at the Millisecond Contact Time", A.M. Gaffney and R. Song, manuscript prepared for the Applied Catalysis, August 2000.

 

"New Developments in Direct Olefin Epoxidation", The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, 24  (1C), 101 (1999); research reviewed by Dr. Xiankuan Zhang.

 

“Direct Oxidation of Propylene over Silver Catalysts”, A.M. Gaffney, Book of Abstracts, 217th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, Calif., March 21-25 (1999).

 

“Potential Expansion of Cleaner Burning Gasolines”, A.M. Gaffney and W.J. Piel, Book of Abstracts, 215th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, March 29-April 2 (1998).

 

“Proceedings of the 3rd World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis”, A.M. Gaffney, R.K. Grasselli, J.E. Lyons, and T.S. Oyama; Vol. 110, Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis (1997).

 

“Direct Oxidation of Propylene over Carbogenic Catalytic Materials”, L-C. Kao, J Goellner, H.C. Foley, and A.M. Gaffney; Division of Petroleum Chemistry, ACS, 41 (1), 79 (1996).

 

“Light  Olefin  Production,  Skeletal  Olefin  Isomerization  and  Etherification  for  Oxygenated  Fuel Production”;  A.M. Gaffney; Division of Fuels, ACS, 39 (4), 979 (1994).

 

“Low Pressure Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydroformylation: Mechanism and Equilibria”; L.U. Gron, M.E. London,  A.M. Gaffney, and H.C. Foley; Proceedings of the 15th Conference of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society Symposium; May 1994; Published in “Catalysis of Organic Reactions”, Marcel Dekker, Inc., Copyright 1995.

 

“Light  Olefin  Production,  Skeletal  Olefin  Isomerization  and  Etherification  for  Oxygenated  Fuel Production.”, A.M. Gaffney, Preprints of Paper-ACS, Division of Fuel Chemistry (1994), 39(4), 8979-85.

 

“Methane: Fuel or Feedstock”; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko;  Proceedings of the Natural Gas Conversion Symposium; Sydney, Australia; July l993.

 

“Preparation, Characterization and Catalysis of a Modified ZSM-5 Zeolite”; A.M. Gaffney, C.A. Jones, J.A. Sofranko, C. Tsiao and C. Dybowski; ACS Symposium Series 517, Selectivity in Catalysis; 316; (1993).

 

“Selective Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Glycol in Supercritical Media”; A.M. Gaffney; Symposium on Catalytic Selective Oxidation; Division of Petroleum Chemistry, ACS, 37 (4), 1273 (1992).

 

“Catalytic synthesis of Diesters, New Developments and Perspectives”; A.M. Gaffney, J. J. Leonard and J. A. Sofranko and H. N. Sun; Chemical Industries (Dekker), 33 (Catalysis of Organic Reactions), 87-100 (1988).

 

“Mechanistic Studies of Beta-Elimination Reactions”, A.M. Gaffney, Avail. Univ. Microfilms Int., Order No. DA8210134 (1981), 165 pp. From: Diss. Abstr. Int. B 1982, 42(11), 4423.

 

“Benzidine Rearrangement Occurs in One Step:  Historic Puzzle Solved”;  Chem. & Eng. News, P.27, April 20, 1981.

Patents:

US Patent 9,404,045; Issued 8/2/2016; A.M. Gaffney, et. al., “Alloyed Zeolite Catalyst Component, Method for Making and Catalysis Application thereof”.

 

US Patent Application Publication 20160200667 A1; Issued 7/14/2016; A.M. Gaffney, et. al, “Novel Process for Making Omega-Aminoalkylenic Aklyl Ester, for a New Route to Nylon 12”.

 

US Patent Application Publication 20160046871 A1; Issued 2/18/2016; A.M. Gaffney, et. al,  “Systems and Processes for Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass and Hydrocarbonaceous Materials for Production of Aromatics with Optional Olefin Recycle, and Catalysts Having Selected Particle Size for Catalytic Pyrolysis.”

 

US Patent Application Publication 20160030857 A1; Issued 2/4/2016; A.M. Gaffney, et. al., “Component Recovery Process for a New Route to Nylon 12”.

 

US Patent 9,169,442; Issued 10/27/2015; A.M. Gaffney, et. al., "Systems and processes for catalytic pyrolysis of biomass and hydrocarbonaceous materials for production of aromatics with optional olefin recycle and catalysts having selected particle size for catalytic pyrolysis". 

 

WO 2015006360; Issued 1/15/2015; A.M. Gaffney, et. al., "Acyclic Alkenes via Ozonolysis of Multi-Unsaturated Cycloalkenes". 

 

US Patent 8,933,284; Issued 1/13/2015; A.M. Gaffney, et. al., "Process for the production of butadiene".

 

US Patent Application Publication 20150011725 A1; Issued 1/8/2015; A.M. Gaffney, et. al., "Nylon Polymer Process".

 

WO 2015006360; Issued 1/15/2015; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Acyclic Alkenes via Ozonolysis of Multi- Unsaturated Cycloalkenes". 

 

US Patent 8,933,284; Issued 1/13/2015; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the production of butadiene".

 

US Patent Application Publication 20150011725 A1; Issued 1/8/2015; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Nylon Polymer Process".

 

US Patent 8,765,082; Issued 7/1/2014; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Combined carbon dioxide and oxygen process for ethylenebenzene dehydrogenation to styrene".

 

US Patent Application Publication 20130230450 A1; Issued 9/5/2013; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Catalysts Useful for the Alkylation of Aromatic Hydrocarbons".

 

WO 2013136111 A2; Issued 9/19/2013; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Production of polyamides using amino acids formed from omega-unsaturated fatty acids".

 

US Patent 8,519,210; Issued 8/27/2013; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for producing ethylene via oxidative dehydrogenation".

 

US Patent 8,450,232; Issued 5/28/2013; A.M. Gaffney et al.; "Catalysts useful for the alkylation of aromatic hydrocarbons".

 

US Patent Application Publication 20130102822 A1; Issued 4/25/2013; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the production of butadiene".

 

US Patent Application Publication 20120294776 A1; Issued 11/22/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Combined carbon dioxide and oxygen process for ethylbenzene dehydrogenation to styrene".

 

US Patent 8,293,960; Issued 10/23/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the production of butadiene".

 

US Patent Application Publication, 2012215043 (A1); Issued 8/23/2012; A.M. Gaffney, "Alloyed Zeolite Catalyst Component, Method for Making and Catalytic Application Thereof".

 

US Patent Application Publication, 20120203042 (A1); Issued 8/9/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Systems and Processes for Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass and Hydrocarbonaceous Materials for Production of Aromatics with Optional Olefin Recycle, and Catalysts having Selected Particle Size for Catalytic Pyrolysis".

 

US Patent 8,237,000; Issued 8/7/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Combined carbon dioxide and oxygen process for ethylbenzene dehydrogenation to styrene".

 

PCT/US2010002472; Issued 5/15/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Systems and Processes for Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass and Hydrocarbonaceous Materials for Production of Aromatics with Optional Olefin Recycle, and Catalysts having Selected Particle Size for Catalytic Pyrolysis".

 

EP patent application 10745029.8 – 1211 PCT/US2010002176; Issued 4/11/2012;   A.M. Gaffney, et al.,

"Process for the Production of Butadiene".

 

US Patent 8,105,972; Issued 1/31/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et.al, "Catalysts for the conversion of paraffins to olefins and use thereof".

 

US Patent 8,105,971; Issued 1/31/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for making catalysts useful for the conversion of paraffins to olefins".

 

US Patent 8,105,968; Issued 1/31/2012; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Bimetallic Alkylation Catalysts".

 

US Patent 8,049,036; Issued 11/1/2011; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Multi-staged catalyst systems and process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

EP  patent  application  09838536.2  –  1270  PCT/US2009059353;  Issued  9/12/2011;  A.M. Gaffney,  et.al.

"Catalysts useful for the alkylation of aromatic hydrocarbons".

 

WO 2011022038 A1 20110224; Issued 2/24/2011; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process for production of butadiene from C4-containing feed stocks".

 

US 20110040134A1; 2/17/2011; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process for production of butadiene from C4- containing feed stocks".

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20110105784A1; Issued 5/5/2011; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Multi-staged catalyst system and process for converting alkanes to alkenes and their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20100256432A1; Issued 10/7/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process for producing ethylene via oxidative hydrogenation (ODH) of ethane."

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20100255986A1; Issued 10/7/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Catalysts for the conversion of paraffins to olefins and use thereof".

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20100255985A1; Issued 10/7/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process of making catalysts useful for the conversion of paraffins to olefins".

 

WO 2010115099A1; Issued 10/7/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process of making catalysts useful for the conversion of paraffins to olefins".

 

WO 2010115105A1; Issued 10/7/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Catalysts for the conversion of paraffins to olefins and use thereof".

 

WO 20115108A1; Issued 10/7/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process for producing ethylene via oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane in the presence of metal oxide catalysts".

 

US Patent 7,795,469; Issued 9/14/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Process for the selective (AMM)oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes".

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20100222621A1; Issued 9/2/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Oxydehydrogenation of ethylbenzene using mixed metal oxide or sulfated zirconia catalysts to produce styrene".

 

WO 2010099106A2; Issued 9/2/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Oxydehydrogenation of ethylbenzene using mixed metal oxide or sulfated zirconia catalysts to produce styrene".

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20100179359A1; Issued 7/15/2010; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Catalysts useful for the alkylation of aromatic hydrocarbons."

 

US 7,718,568; Issued 5/18/2010; A.M. Gaffney and R. Song, "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M-Nb-X oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

US Patent Application Publication, US 20090318743A1, Issued 12/24/09; "Combined carbon dioxide and oxygen process for ethylbenzene dehydrogenation to styrene", A.M. Gaffney, et al.

 

Patent Application No.  12/542,565, Filed 8/17/09; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Improved Process for the Production of Butadiene".

 

Patent Application No. 12/417,523, Filed 4/4/09; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for Producing Ethylene via Oxidative Dehydrogenation (ODH) of Ethane."

 

US 7,553,986; Issued 6/30/09; A. M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the selective (amm)oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes".

 

US 20090036721; Issued 2/5/09; A. M. Gaffney, et al.,"Dehydrogenation of ethylbenzene and ethane using mixed metal oxide or sulfated zirconia catalysts to produce styrene".

 

US Patent Application No. 12/353,693; Filed 1/14/09; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Method to improve activity of zeolite catalysts via acid treatment".

 

US 7,396,955; Issued 7/8/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Annealed and promoted catalyst".

 

US 20080154056A1; Issued 6/26/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the selective (AMM) oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes".

 

EP 1935868A1; Issued 6/25/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process and mixed metal oxide catalysts for the selective (amm)oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes".

 

US 7,371,883; Issued 5/13/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Catalytic Oxidation Process".

 

US 20080103331; Issued 5/1/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Annealed and promoted catalyst".

 

US 7,361,622; Issued 4/22/08; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Multi-staged catalyst systems and process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

US 20080087574; Issued 4/17/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Bimetallic alkylation catalysts".

 

US 7,348,292; Issued 3/25/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Annealed and promoted catalyst".

 

EP patent application 07254977.7-1211; Issued 2/27/08; A.M. Gaffney, "Improved process for the selective (AMM) oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes".

 

US 7,326,668; Issued 2/5/08; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Single crystalline phase catalyst".

 

US 7,304,014; Issued 12/4/07; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Modified catalyst and process".

 

US 7,288,669; Issued 10/30/07; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx treated mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 20070106089A1; Issued 5/10/07; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Multi-staged catalyst systems and process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

US 20070106088A1; Issued 5/10/07; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Hybrid catalyst systems and hybrid process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

US 7,208,445; Issued 4/24/07; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Single crystalline phase catalyst".

 

US 20060183942A1; Issued 8/17/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Method for preparing catalysts and catalysts produced thereby".

 

US 7,087,147; Issued 8/8/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Electroactive catalysis".

 

US 20060167299A1; Issued 7/27/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M-Nb-X oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

US 7,074,956; Issued 7/11/06; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Hydrothermally  synthesized  Mo-V-M-X  oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

US 20060122055A1; Issued 6/8/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "(Amm)oxidation catalyst and catalytic (amm) oxidation process for conversion of lower alkanes".

 

EP 1666142A1; Issued 6/7/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Mixed metal oxide (amm)oxidation catalyst and catalytic process for conversion of lower alkanes".

 

EP 1661620A1; Issued 5/31/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Dual-catalyst, dual-reactor systems for sequential steam cracking and partial oxidation of alkanes in short-contact-time reactors".

 

US 7,053,022; Issued 5/30/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M-Nb-X oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

EP 1658895A1; Issued 5/24/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Multi-staged catalyst systems and process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

US 20060106244A1; Issued 5/18/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M-X oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

US 7,026,502; Issued 4/11/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Preparation of unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated carboxylic acid esters from alkanes and/or alkenes".

 

EP 06250531.8; Issued 4/6/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Method for preparing catalysts and the catalysts produced thereby".

 

US 20060069280 A1; Issued 3/30/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Annealed and promoted catalyst".

 

US 7,018,951; Issued 3/28/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Annealed and promoted catalyst".

 

US 20060052634 A1; Issued 3/9/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Single crystalline phase catalyst".

 

US 7,001,500; Issued 2/21/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Electroactive Catalysis".

 

EP 05257253.4; Issued 1/27/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Improved (amm)oxidation catalyst and catalytic (amm)oxidation process for conversion of lower alkanes".

 

EP 05257047.0; Issued 1/13/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Multi-staged catalyst systems and process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

EP 05257048.8; Issued 1/13/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Hybrid catalyst systems and hybrid process for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

US 6,984,750; Issued 1/10/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "PVD Supported Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 20060004221A1; Issued 1/6/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Preparation of unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated carboxylic acid esters from alkanes and/or alkenes".

 

US 6,982,343; Issued 1/3/06; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Treatment of Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts".

 

US 20050277547A1; Issued 12/15/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx Treated Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 20050261511A1; Issued 11/24/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Catalytic Oxidation Process".

 

US 6,965,050; Issued 11/15/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Single Crystalline Phase Catalyst".

 

US 20050239643; Issued 10/27/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Structured Oxidation Catalysts".

 

US 20050228197; Issued 10/13/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx treated mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 20050228196; Issued 10/13/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Supported Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

EP 1584613A2; Issued 10/12/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Improved catalytic oxidation process".

 

US 20050203312; Issued 9/15/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Modified catalyst and process".

 

US 20050203309; Issued 9/15/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Modified catalyst and process".

 

EP 1574255A2; Issued 9/14/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for modifying Mo-V-Nb-based metal oxide catalysts"

 

EP 1574254A2; Issued 9/14/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for modifying Mo-V-Nb-based metal oxide catalysts"

 

EP 1574253A2; Issued 9/14/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for modifying Mo-V-Nb-based metal oxide catalysts"

 

US 6,943,135; Issued 9/13/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx treated mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 05076683.1-; Issued 9/5/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 20050176985A1, Issued 8/11/05; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Process for the preparation of olefins, unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated nitriles from alkanes".

 

US 6,919,295; Issued 7/19/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Supported mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 6,916,945; Issued 7/12/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx treated mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 6,914,150; Issued 7/5/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Mixed-metal oxide catalysts and process for preparing the same".

 

US 6,911,556; Issued 6/28/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the preparation of olefins, unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated nitriles from alkanes".

 

US 20050137415A1; Issued 6/23/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the selective (amm)oxidation of lower molecular weight alkanes and alkenes".

 

US 20050131255A1; Issued 6/16/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Catalyst systems for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

EP 1533029 A1; Issued 5/25/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Catalyst systems for converting alkanes to alkenes and to their corresponding oxygenated products".

 

EP 1531001 A1; Issued 5/18/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for preparing alkane or alkene oxidation or ammoxidation catalyst based on mixed metal oxides".

 

US 20050107252A1; Issued 5/19/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for preparing mixed metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 05252094.7; Issued 5/4/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Improved Catalytic Oxidation Process".

 

EP 05252245.5; Issued 4/9/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Structured Oxidation Catalysts".

 

EP 05251200.1; Issued 2/28/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Modified catalysts and process".

 

US 6,878,667B2, Issued 4/12/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Nichel-Rhodium Based Catalysts for Synthesis Gas Production".

 

US 6,841,699B2, Issued 1/11/05; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Recalcined Catalyst".

 

US 6,825,380B2, Issued 11/30/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 6,818,588B2, Issued 11/16/04, A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx Treated Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 2004176244A1, Issued 9/9/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Orthorhombic Phase Mixed Metal Oxide".

 

US 20040176656A1, Issued 9/9/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Rare Earth Metals as Oxidative Dehydrogenation Catalysts".

 

US 6,797,840B2, Issued 9/28/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Promoted Multi-Metal Catalyst".

 

US 6,790,988B2; Issued 9/14/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Ir and/or Sm promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 6,777,571B2; Issued 8/17/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 2004116737A1; Issued 6/17/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "NOx treated mixed metal oxide catalysts".

 

US 6,747,168B2; Issued 6/8/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Halogen promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

US 6,746,983B2; Issued 6/8/04; A.M. Gaffney and R. Song, "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

US 2004104109A1; Issued 6/3/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Electroactive Catalysis".

 

US 6,740,620B2; Issued 5/25/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Single Crystalline Phase Catalyst".

 

US 6,734,136B2; Issued 5/11/04; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Ir and/or Sm Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

EP 1411043A1; Issued 4/21/04; A.M. Gaffney and A. Benderly, "Preparation of unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated carboxylic acid esters from alkanes and/or alkenes".

 

US 2004/0068153A1; Issued 4/8/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Rare earth metals as oxidative dehydrogenation catalysts".

 

US 2004/0068148A1; Issued 4/8/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Oxidative dehydrogenation of hydrocarbons using catalysts with trace promoter metal loading".

 

US 2004/0063990A1; Issued 4/1/04; A.M. Gaffney and Roger Song, "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M- Nb-Ox catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons".

 

US 6,700,029 B2; Issued 3/2/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Process for the Preparation of Olefins, Unsaturated Carboxylic Acids and Unsaturated Nitriles from Alkanes".

 

US 6,700,015 B2; Issued 3/2/04; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Zn and/or Ga Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 6,677,270 B2; Issued 1/13/04; A.M. Gaffney, "Metal Carbide Catalysts and Process for Producing Synthesis Gas".

 

US 2003/0236163 A1; Issued 12/25/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "PVD Supported Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

EP 03255809.0-; Issued 11/19/03; A.M. Gaffney and A. Benderly, "Preparation of unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated carboxylic acid esters from alkanes and/or alkenes".

 

US 6,645,905; Issued 11/11/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Annealed and Promoted Catalyst".

 

EP 1358932A1; Issued 11/05/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Supported mixed metal oxide catalyst for oxidation of alkane".

 

US 6,642,174B2; Issued 11/04/03; A.M. Gaffney and Roger Song, "Mixed-metal oxide catalysts and process for preparing the same".

 

US 6,635,191B2; Issued 10/21/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Supported nickel-magnesium oxide catalysts and processes for the production of syngas".

 

US 6,630,078; Issued 10/07/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Reticulated ceramic foam catalysts for synthesis gas production".

 

US 6,624,111B2; Issued 7/08/03; A.M.  Gaffney et al., "Zn and/or Ga Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 6,589,907 B2; Issued 9/23/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Halogen promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 1318127 A2; Issued 6/11/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Improved processes for the preparation of olefins, unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated nitriles from alkanes".

 

EP 1312411 A2; Issued 5/21/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Electroactive Catalysis".

 

EP 01306129 A1; Issued 5/02/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Preparation of a mixed metal oxide catalyst and its use in oxidation and ammoxidation reactions".

 

EP 02258320.7; Issued 2/14/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Improved processes for the preparation of olefins, unsaturated carboxylic acids and unsaturated nitriles from alkanes".

 

EP 02257745.6; Issued 1/21/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Electroactive Catalysis".

 

US 6,504,053 B1; Issued 1/07/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

EP 1270068 A1; Issued 1/02/03; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Hydrothermally synthesized Mo-V-M-X oxide catalysts for the selective oxidation of hydrocarbons and catalyst production."

 

EP 1266688 A2; Issued 12/18/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst Doped by Vapor Depositing a Metal and Mixed Metal Oxide Catalyst Prepared by Depositing a Plurality of Films of Different Elements Using Physical Vapor Deposition."

 

EP 1262235 A2; Issued 12/04/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Preparation of mixed-metal oxide catalyst used for conversion of e.g. alkane to unsaturated carboxylic acid, by forming by mixing compounds of specified elements and solvent(s), aging the gel, and calcining the gel."

 

EP 1254709 A2; Issued 11/06/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Preparation of improved catalyst for oxidizing, e.g., alkane, involves contacting mixed metal oxide with liquid contact component, recovering and calcining insoluble materials, and promoting the so-formed catalyst with promoters."

 

EP 1254706 A2; Issued 11/06/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Annealed and promoted catalyst for the production of unsaturated carboxylic acids and nitriles."

 

US 2002161256 A1; Issued 10/31/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Single Crystalline Phase Catalyst."

 

92. EP 1249274 A1; Issued 10/16/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Improvement Process of Performance Characteristics of Catalyst Used for Producing Unsaturated Carboxylic Acid, Involves Forming Admixture of Precursor and Source of Nitrogen Oxides and Calcining."

 

US 6,461,996 B2; Issued 10/08/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Halogen Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US  6,461,539B1;  Issued  10/08/02; A.M. Gaffney,  "Metal  carbide  catalysts  and  process  for  producing synthesis gas".

 

US 2002133044A1; Issued 9/19/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Catalyst used in production of unsaturated nitrile and unsaturated carboxylic acid, comprises promoted mixed metal oxide containing molybdenum and vanadium plus indium or rhenium".

 

US 6,409,940 B1; Issued 6/25/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Nickel-Rhoduim Based Catalysts and Process for Preparing Synthesis Gas".

 

US 6,407,280 B1; Issued 6/18/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 6,407,031 B1; Issued 6/18/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 6,403,525 B1; Issued 6/18/02; A.M. Gaffney et al., "Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Catalyst".

 

US 6,402,989 B1; Issued 6/11/02; A.M. Gaffney, "Catalytic Partial Oxidation Process and Promoted Nickel Based Catalysts Supported on Magnesium Oxide".

 

EP  1192988  A1;  Issued  4/03/02;  A.M. Gaffney,  et al.,"  Promoted  Multi-Metal  Oxide  Oxidation  or Ammoxidation Catalysts".

 

EP  1192987  A1;  Issued  4/03/02;  A.M. Gaffney,  et al.,"  Promoted  Multi-Metal  Oxide  Oxidation  or Ammoxidation Catalysts".

 

EP 1192986 A1; Issued 4/03/02; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Iridium and/or Samarium Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Oxidation and Ammoxidation Catalysts".

 

EP 1192984 A1; Issued 4/03/02; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Halogen Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Oxidation and Ammoxidation Catalysts".

 

EP 1192983 A1; Issued 4/03/02; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Indium Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Oxidation and Ammoxidation Catalyst".

 

EP 1192982 A1; Issued 4/03/02; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Zinc and/or Gallium Promoted Multi-Metal Oxide Oxidation and Ammoxidation Catalyst".

 

US 2002009406; Issued 1/24/02; A.M. Gaffney, K. Kostantinos, and L. Wang, "Chromium-rare earth based catalysts and process for partial oxidation of hydrocarbons to synthesis gas".

 

US 2002006374 A1; Issued 1/17/02; A.M. Gaffney, K. Kostantinos, and L. Wang, "Chromium-based catalysts and processes for converting hydrocarbons to synthesis gas".

 

US 2002002794 A1; Issued 1/10/02; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Graded Nickel Alloy Catalyst Beds and Process for Production of Syngas".

 

US 2002000539 A1; Issued 1/3/02; A.M.  Gaffney, et al., "Bulk Nickel Catalysts and Process for the Production of Syngas".

 

WO 2001096234 A2; Issued 12/20/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Supported nickel-magnesium oxide catalysts and processes for the production of syngas".

 

WO 2001060515 A2; Issued 8/23/01; A.M. Gaffney, K. Kostantinos, and L. Wang, "Reticulated ceramic foam catalysts for synthesis gas production".

 

WO 2001060740 A2; Issued 8/23/01; A.M. Gaffney, K. Kostantinos, and L. Wang, "Chromium-based catalysts and processes for converting hydrocarbons to synthesis gas".

 

WO 2001060741 A1; Issued 8/23/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Thermally integrated monolith catalysts and processes for producing synthesis gas".

 

WO 2001060742 A1; Issued 8/23/01; A.M. Gaffney, K. Kostantinos, and L. Wang, "Chromium-rare earth based catalysts and processes for converting hydrocarbons to synthesis gas".

 

WO 2001053196 A1; Issued 7/26/01; A.M. Gaffney, R. Song, and R. Oswald, "Thermal shock resistant catalysts for synthesis gas production".

 

WO 2001051414 A1; Issued 7/19/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Bulk nickel alloy catalysts and process for production of syngas".

 

WO 2001051413; Issued 7/19/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Bulk nickel catalysts and process for production of syngas".

 

WO 2001051411; Issued 7/19/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Graded nickel alloy catalyst beds and process for production of syngas".

 

WO 2001036323 A2; Issued 5/25/01; A.M. Gaffney, R. Song, R. Oswald, and D. Corbin, "Cobalt-based catalysts and process for producing synthesis gas".

 

WO 2001034517 A1; Issued 5/17/01; A.M. Gaffney and K. Kourtakis, "Chromium-based catalysts and process for converting hydrocarbons to synthesis gas".

 

USP 6461539; WO 2001028679 A1; Issued 4/26/01; A.M. Gaffney, "Metal carbide catalysts and process for producing synthesis gas".

 

EP 01308131.0; Issued 4/12/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 01308129.4; Issued 4/12/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 01308128.6; Issued 4/12/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Ir and/or Sm promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 01308121.1; Issued 4/12/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Halogen promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 01308115.3; Issued 4/12/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

EP 01308114.6; Issued 4/12/01; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Zn and/or Ga promoted multi-metal oxide catalyst".

 

WO 01/12321 A1; Issued 2/22/01; A.M. Gaffney, "Catalytic Partial Oxidation Process and Promoted Nickel Based Catalysts Supported on Magnesium Oxide".

 

US 6,083,870; Issued 7/4/00; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Alkaline Earth Metal Compound-Supported Silver Catalysts ".

 

EP 98952582; Issued 6/21/00; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Epoxidation Process Using Supported Silver Catalysts Treated With Carbon Dioxide".

 

US 5,965,480; Issued 10/12/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Chloride Containing Silver Catalysts for Propylene Epoxidation".

 

EP 98928297; Issued 8/12/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Epoxidation Process Using Supported Silver Catalysts Pretreated With Organic Chloride".

 

EP 98929347; Issued 8/12/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Propylene Epoxidation Using Chloride-Containing Silver Catalysts".

 

EP 98921485; Issued 8/12/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Propylene Oxide Process Using Alkaline Earth Metal Compound-Supported Silver Catalysts Containing Tungsten and Potassium Promoters".

 

EP 97911175; Issued 5/21/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Propylene Oxide Process Using Mixed Precious Metal Catalyst Supported on Alkaline Earth Metal Carbonate".

 

US 5,864,047; Issued 1/26/99; A.M. Gaffney, "Propylene Oxide Process Using Alkaline Earth Metal Compound-Supported Silver Catalysts Containing Rhenium and Potassium Promoters".

 

US 5,861,519; Issued 1/19/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Propylene Oxide Process Using Alkaline Earth Metal Compound-Supported Silver Catalysts Containing Tungsten and Potassium Promoters".

 

US 5,856,534; Issued 1/5/99; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Epoxidation Process Using Supported Silver Catalysts Treated with Carbon Dioxide".

 

WO 9852931 A1; Issued 11/26/98; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Preparation of Propylene Oxide by Direct Epoxidation of Propylene Using Alkaline Earth Metal Compound-Supported Silver Catalysts Containing Tungsten and Potassium Promoters".

 

US 5,780,657; Issued 7/14/98; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Propylene Epoxidation Using Chloride-Containing Silver Catalysts".

 

US 5,770,746; Issued 6/23/98; A.M. Gaffney, et al., "Epoxidation Process Using Supported Silver Catalysts Pretreated With Organic Chloride".

 

US 5,763,630; Issued 6/9/98; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Propylene Oxide Process Using Alkaline Earth Metal Compound – Supported Silver Catalysts".

 

T.W. 89827; Issued 1/23/98; A. M. Gaffney, et al., "Hydroformylation Process and Bimetallic Catalyst Therefor".

 

US 5,703,254; Issued 12/30/97; A.M. Gaffney, A.P. Kahn, and R. Pitchai; "Propylene Oxide Process Using Mixed Precious Metal Catalyst Supported on Alkaline Earth Metal Carbonate".

 

US 5,698,719; Issued 12/16/97; A.M. Gaffney, C.A. Jones, R. Pitchai, and A.P. Kahn; "Oxirane Production".

 

US 5,686,380; Issued 11/14/97; A.M. Gaffney, A.P. Kahn, and R. Pitchai; "Vapor Phase Oxidation                of Propylene to Propylene Oxide".

 

WO 97/34694; Issued 9/25/97; A.M. Gaffney, A.P. Kahn, and R. Pitchai; "Propylene Oxide Process Using Alkaline Earth Metal Compound - Supported Silver Catalysts".

 

WO 97/34693; Issued 9/25/97; A.M. Gaffney, A.P. Kahn, and R. Pitchai; "Supports for silver catalysts for propylene epoxidation giving improved conversion and selectivity".

 

US 5,625,084; Issued 4/29/97; A.M.  Gaffney, A.P.  Kahn, and R. Pitchai; "Vapor Phase Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide".

 

US 5,462,971; Issued 10/31/95; A.M. Gaffney and C.A. Jones; "Process for Treating Polyether Polyols".

 

US 5,319,114; Issued 6/7/94; A.M. Gaffney, M.K. Nandi, R. Pitchai, Y-Z Han; "Olefin Epoxidation Using a Carbon Molecular Sieve Impregnated with a Transition Metal"

 

US 5,276,210; Issued 1/4/94; A.M. Gaffney, M. Nandi, R. Pitchai, and Y-Z Han; "Hydroformylation Process and Bimetallic Catalyst Therefor".

 

US 5,233,093; Issued 8/3/93; A.M. Gaffney, R. Pitchai, M. Nandi and Y-Z Han; "Hydroformylation Process and Bimetallic Catalysts Therefor".

 

US 5,210,336; Issued 5/11/93; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Oxidation of Olefin to Glycol".

 

US 5,192,809; Issued 3/9/93; A.M. Gaffney, et al.; "Catalytic Cracking of Polyurethanes and Mixed Plastics to Basic Chemicals".

 

US 5,171,921; Issued 12/15/92; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Production of Olefins".

 

US 5,146,034; Issued 9/8/92; A.M. Gaffney, E. Morales and J.A. Sofranko; "Conversion of Paraffins to Olefins".

 

US 5,146,027; Issued 9/8/92; A.M. Gaffney and Phillips Petroleum Company; "Methane Conversion Process".

 

US 5,136,108; Issued 8/4/92; A.M. Gaffney and W.J. Piel; "Production of Oxygenated Fuel Components".

 

US 5,126,480; Issued 6/30/92; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Isocyanate Preparation".

 

US 5,107,050; Issued 4/21/92; A.M. Gaffney and C.A. Jones; "Olefin Skeletal Isomerization".

 

US 5,107,042; Issued 4/21/92; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Preparation of Olefins Using Selectively Protonated Zeolite".

 

US 5,093,542; Issued 3/8/92; A.M. Gaffney; "Methane Conversion Process".

 

US 5,091,163; Issued 2/25/92; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Partially Protonated Sodium-ZSM-5 Method of Making".

 

EP 385631; Issued 9/15/90; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Selective Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Glycol in Supercritical Media".

 

US 4,849,571; Issued 7/18/89; A.M. Gaffney; "Hydrocarbon Production".

 

US 4,795,849; Issued 1/3/89; A.M. Gaffney, C.A. Jones, and J.A. Sofranko; "Methane Conversion Process".

 

US 4,795,842; Issued 1/3/89; A.M. Gaffney, C.A. Jones, and J.A. Sofranko; "Conversion of Methane to Higher Hydrocarbons".

 

US 4,788,372; Issued 11/29/89; A.M. Gaffney; "Process for Conversion of Methane into Higher Hydrocarbons".

 

US 4,742,180; Issued 5/3/88; A.M. Gaffney; "Hydrocarbon Dehydrogenation".

 

US 4,727,212; Issued 2/23/88; A.M. Gaffney; "Methane Conversion".

 

US 4,727,211; Issued 2/23/88; A.M. Gaffney; "Methane Conversion".

 

US 4,670,619; Issued 6/2/87; Withers, C.A., Jones, J.J., Leonard, J.A., Sofranko, A.M. Gaffney; "Methane Conversion Process.

 

US 4,560,823; Issued 12/24/85; A.M. Gaffney; "Hydrocarbon Dehydrogenation".

 

US 4,511,754; Issued 4/16/85; A.M. Gaffney; "Hydrocarbon Dehydrogenation".

 

US 4,499,324; Issued 2/12/85; A.M. Gaffney; "Methane Conversion".

 

US 4,499,323; Issued 2/12/85; A.M. Gaffney; "Methane Conversion".

 

US 4,454,342; Issued 6/2/84; A.M. Gaffney; and J.A. Sofranko; "Preparation of Dialkyl Oxalates Using a Heterogeneous Pd-V-P Catalyst for the Oxidative Carbonylation of Alcohols".

 

US 4,451,666; Issued 5/29/84; J.A. Sofranko and A.M. Gaffney; "Synthesis of Oxalate Esters by the Oxidative Carbonylation of Alcohols with a Heterogeneous Manganese Promoted Pd-V-P Catalyst".

 

US 4,447,639; Issued 5/8/84; J.A. Sofranko and A.M. Gaffney; "Oxidative Carbonylation of Alcohols to Dialkyl Oxalates Using a Heterogeneous Iron Promoted Pd-V-P Catalyst".

 

US 4,447,638; Issued 5/8/84; A.M. Gaffney and J.A. Sofranko; "Preparation of Dialkyl Oxalates by the Oxidative Carbonylation of Alcohols with a Heterogeneous Pd-V-P- Ti Containing Catalyst".

Presentations:

“Idaho National Laboratory’s New Biomass Pretreatment Process using Low Quality Waste Woody Materials to Produce Biofuels”, A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker at the 252nd ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 21, 2016.

 

“INL’s Approach to Advanced Manufacturing”, A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker at the Chemical Engineering Department, BYU, April 6, 2016.

 

"A New Oxidative Dehydrogenation Process", A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker at the 2015 Spring National American Chemical Society Meeting.

 

"Advances in M1 Catalysis", A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker at the VII IRSEE Symposium, Munich, Germany.

 

"Houdry Award Address", A.M. Gaffney, award winner at the 2015 North American Catalysis Society Meeting.

 

"INL's Approach to Advanced Manufacturing", A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker at the Fall 2015 National American Institute of Chemical Engineering Meeting.

 

"INL's Advancements in Process Science and Technology", A.M. Gaffney, invited Key Note Speaker at the Fall 2015, 65th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Calgary, Canada.

 

“The New ChemPren Process for the Conversion of Waste Plastic to Chemicals and Fuels”, A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker, 2014 Organic Reaction Chemical Society Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, March 3-6, 2014.

 

“Commercially Relevant Oxidative Dehydrogenation Route to Ethylene” A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker, 7th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, June 12, 2013.

 

“Mechanistic Insights into Industrial Chemical Processes, Award Address, A.M. Gaffney, invited speaker, ACS Award in Industrial Chemistry, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.

 

“Further Advances in Optimization of the ChemPren process for the Conversion of Waste Plastic to Basic Chemicals and Fuel”, A.M. Gaffney, Rebecca Fushimi, and C. Andrew Jones, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.”

 

“New molecular basket sorbent for CO2 capture based on TUD-1”, Xiaoxing Wang, Chunshan Song , A.M. Gaffney,and Roger Song, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.”

 

“New Technological, Oxidative Dehydrogeneation Route to Ethylene”, A.M. Gaffney (invited speaker); the Catalysis Club of Philadelphia, February 21, 2013 Meeting.

 

“Newest Evolution of the Temporal Analysis of Products Reactor System: TAP-3E Combining Catalyst Synthesis with Kinetic Characterization”, A.M. Gaffney (invited author), John Gleaves, and Rebecca Fushimi, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy, Invited speaker of the Symposium in Honor of Umit Ozkan: Energy and Fuels Distinguished Researcher, 244th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 23, 2012.

 

“Linking Macro-and Molecular- Scale Catalytic Processes”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker, delivered at the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC), The University of Kansas, December 1, 2011.

 

“Atomic beam preparation of Pd/SiO2 catalysts: Surprising structural features from kinetic data using TAP”, A. M. Gaffney, R. Fushimi, J. Gleaves, G. Yablonsky, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy, presented at the Division of Petroleum Chemistry Sympoium,  241st National Meeting, March 27-31, 2011,  Anaheim, CA.

 

“ChemPren, a New Technology for the Conversion of Waste Plastic to Basic Chemicals and Fuel”, Andrew
C. Jones, Rebecca Fushimi and Anne M. Gaffney (invited presenter), The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, ACS Award for Creative Invention: Symposium honoring Jeffrey Bricker, PETR Division of ACS, 241st National Meeting, March 27-31, 2011, Anaheim, CA.

 

“Advancements of the Catalytic Solarthermal Transport-Bed Reactor via the TAP-3S System”, A. M. Gaffney, R. Fushimi, J. Gleaves, G. Yablonsky, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, Proceedings of the 14th  Meeting of the North East Corridor Zeolite Association, University of Pennsylvania, December 10, 2010.

 

“Recent trends in the ACS salary survey data for non-tenure track faculty”, Anne M. Gaffney, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, 240th ACS National Meeting, August 22- 26, 2010.

 

“A New Catalyst Design Methodology: Integrated Atomic-level Modification and Intrinsic Kinetic Characterization”, Anne M. Gaffney, The Langmuir Research Institute in Catalysis for Energy and the Environment, Invited Speaker, 38th Annual Conference of the North American Thermal Analysis Society, August 15– 18, 2010.

 

“Development of Catalysts and Transport-bed Solar Reactor for conversion of carbon dioxide and methane to syngas”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited Speaker, Catalysis Gordon Research Conference, June 27 – July 2, 2010, New London, NH.

 

"DrySyn In-situ Zeolite Synthesis Technique and Catalytic Applications", Anne M.  Gaffney, Invited Speaker, Inorganic Chemistry Gordon Research Conference, June 20 – 25, 2010, Biddeford, ME.

 

“The critical role of catalysis in technology development”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited Speaker, Department of Chemistry, Villanova University, September 14, 2009.

 

“Surface modification of cordierite oriented toward the synthesis of a catalyst for a transesterification reaction”, A. M. Gaffney, oral presentation at the 6th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, July 6-10, 2009, Lille, France.

 

“Novel In-situ Zeolite Synthesis Technique”, Anne M. Gaffney, 21st North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 11, 2009, San Francisco, CA.

 

“TUD-1: Catalytic conversion of biomass to syngas”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited Speaker, University of Minnesota, Chemical Engineering Department, Hosted by Professor Lanny Schmidt, December 2, 2008.

 

“Needle in a haystack catalysis – an experimental study using temporal analysis of products (TAP)”, Anne
M. Gaffney, Zheng, Xiaolin; Gleaves, John T., Yablonsky, Gregory S.; Brownscombe, Thomas; presented at the AIChE 2008 Fall National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 16-21, 2009, 854/1-854/7.

 

“TUD-1: Advanced Catalytic Materials for the Refining and Petrochemical Industry”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited Speaker, ACS Symposium in honor of the centennial of the Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division of the ACS, ACS 236th National Meeting in Philadelphia, August 18, 2008.

 

“High Performance Zeolite Beta for Aromatic Alkylation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker, the Industrial Session of the 14th International Catalysis Congress, Seoul, Korea, July 15, 2008.

 

“TUD-1: A generalized mesoporous catalyst family for industrial applications”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker, ACS Petroleum Chemistry Session on Zeolite Catalysis for Green Chemistry in Synthesis of Chemicals and Fuels, ACS 235th National Meeting in New Orleans, April 7, 2008.

 

“Applications of TUD-1 in the Petrochemicals Industry”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at the 22nd Conference of the Organic Reactions Catalysis Society in Richmond, VA, March 31, 2008.

 

“AlkyStar Catalyst Family for AlkyClean Solid Acid Alkylation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at the Pittsburgh-Cleveland Catalysis Society Fall Meeting, December 12, 2007.

 

“TUD-1, a New Mesoporous Material with Broad Catalytic Applications”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at the U. of Mass., Chemical Engineering Department, October 30, 2007.

 

“Bimetallic Catalysts for AlkyClean Solid Acid Alkylation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at the New England Catalysis Society Fall Meeting, October 30, 2007.

 

“TUD-1: Advanced Catalytic Materials for the Refining and Petrochemical Industry”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at the Symposium on Catalysis – Art to Science, in honor of Julian Ross, University of Limerick, Republic of Ireland, September 3, 2007.

 

“High Throughput Catalysts: Non-Steady-State Catalytic Activity Characteristics using TAP Studies”, Anne M. Gaffney, Gregory Yablonsky, John T. Gleaves, Sergiy Shekhtman, and Rebecca Fushimi, oral presentation at the 20th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 17-22, 2007, Houston, Texas.

 

“Green Technology for Olefin/Paraffin Alkylation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at the III International Conference on “Catalysis: Fundamentals and Application” dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of Academician, Georgii K. Boreskov, Novosibirsk Scientific Center, Russia, July 4-8, 2007.

 

“Zeolites to Maximize FCC Olefins: Technology, Licensing and Commercialization”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited speaker at Penn. State University, Department of Chemical Engineering, April 25, 2007.

 

“Energy: From Molecular Transformations to Systems”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Annual Chemical Reaction Engineering Laboratory Review, Washington University, October 25, 2006.

 

“Development of a Solid Acid Catalyst Alkylation Process – AlkyClean Solid Acid Alkylation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Dow/Union Carbide Reaction Engineering and Catalysis Seminar Series, National Research Center for Coal and Energy (NRCCE), October 6, 2006.

 

“AlkyClean, a Green Technology for Gasoline Alkylate”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, University of Kansas in Lawrence, April 27, 2006.

 

“Probe Molecule Chemisorption – Low Energy Ion Scattering Study of Surface Active Sites Present in the Orthorhombic Mo-V-(Te-Nb)-O Catalysts for Propane (Amm)oxidation”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at NIST, October 3, 2005.

 

“Effect of Surface Promoters (Te, Nb and Sb) on Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid over Model Bulk Mixed Mo-V-O Catalysts”, Anne M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at PNNL, September 26, 2005.

 

“Millisecond Oxidation of Alkanes”, oral paper at the AIChE 2005 Spring Meeting, Anne M. Gaffney, A. Benderly, and N. Chadda.

 

“A Study of the Surface Region of the Mo-V-Te-O Catalysts for Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid”, oral paper at the 19th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, V.V. Guliants, H.H. Brongersma, A.M. Gaffney, S. Han, May, 2005.

 

“Selective Oxidation Catalysis on Multiple Length Scales: Surface, Nanoparticles and Bulk Oxides for Propane Oxidation to Acrylic Acid”, oral paper at the 19th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, V.V. Guliants, H.H. Brongersma, A.M. Gaffney, S. Han, May, 2005.

 

“Kinetic studies and phase transformations of model Mo-V-Te-O catalysts”, Anne Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, September 23, 2004.

 

“TAP-SPAN Synthesis: A novel synthesis method for promoted mixed metal oxides”, Anne Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the New England Catalysis Society Meeting, September 22, 2004.

 

“Promoted Mo-V-O catalysts for propane oxidation to acrylic acid”, Anne Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the US – Netherlands Catalysis Conference, August 19, 2004.

 

“Syngas Production at the Millisecond Contact Time: Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane”, Anne Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research, May 14, 2004.

 

“Over view of Mo-V-Te-Nb-O and related catalysts for propane oxidation to acrylic acid”, Anne Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the University of Connecticut, April 20, 2004.

 

“Model Mo-V-Te-O catalysts for propane oxidation to acrylic acid: new fundamental insights from studies of surface active sites”, Anne Gaffney, Scott Han, Vadim Guliants, and H. H. Brongersma, Invited lecturer at the ACS Symposium on Advances in the Catalysis of the Selective Oxidation of Hydrocarbons, at the 227th ACS National Meeting, March 28 – April 1, 2004.

 

“TAP Studies of Propane to Acrylic Acid Oxidation over Multi-Component Metal Oxide Catalyst under Normal and Vacuum Conditions”, Rebecca Fushimi, Sergiy O. Shekhtman, Anne Gaffney, Gregory S. Yblonsky, and John T. Gleaves, Oral paper at the 18 NACS Meeting, June 2003.

 

“The Role of Promoters in the Epoxidation of Propylene over Supported Silver Catalysts”, A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Symposium on Recent Advances in Epoxidation Catalysis, Sponsored by the Center for Catalysis and The Industry University Cooperative Chemistry Program, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas (May 2003).

 

“TAP Reactor Studies of Hydrocarbon Oxidation”, A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Catalysis Society of Metropolitan New York (Januaray 2003).

 

“PVD Synthesis, Characterization and Evaluation of Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts on Supported 3-D Materials for the Selective Oxidation of Propane to Acrylic Acid”, A. M. Gaffney, J. Chen, S. Chatuverdi, and M. Clark, Catalysis Gordon Conference (July 2002).

 

“High Throughput Synthesis of Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts for the Selective Oxidation of Propane to Acrylic Acid”, A. M. Gaffney, R. Song, and D. Le, Catalysis Gordon Conference (July 2002).

 

“Ni-Rh Alloy Catalysts for the Conversion of Methane to Syngas”, A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the 4th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, Berlin, Germany, (September, 2001).

 

“Mg1-x-yNixMnyO Catalysts for the Conversion of Methane to Syngas”, A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the 17th North American Catalysis Society Meeting (June, 2001).

 

"Selective Oxidation of Propane to Acrylic Acid over Novel Mixed Metal Oxide Catalysts", A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at Dalian Institute, China (May, 2000).

 

"Primary and Secondary Catalyst Evaluation for Selective Oxidation of Alkanes ", A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at Nanjing University, China (May, 2000).

 

"New Catalytic Materials for the Production of Syngas at the Millisecond Contact Time", A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Philadelphia Catalysis Society (2000).

 

"High Throughput Screening Applied to Selective Oxidation", A. M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the 74th Colloid and Surface Science Symposium - Colloid 2000", June 19-21, 2000.

 

"The Role of Promoters in the Selective Oxidation of Propylene", A. M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at the Annual Pittsburgh-Cleveland Catalysis Society Meeting (1999).

 

"New Direct Routes to Propylene Oxide", A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at Univ. of Minnesota (1999).

 

"Selective Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide",  A.M. Gaffney, Invited lecturer at Penn. State University (1999).

 

“New Direct Propylene Oxide Technology Using Promoted Ag Catalysts”; A.M. Gaffney; A.C.S. Spring National Meeting (1999). Invited lecturer for the Industrial Chemistry Division of ACS.

 

“Potential Expansion of Cleaner Burning Gasolines”; A.M. Gaffney, W.J. Piel; A.C.S. Spring National Meeting (1998).

 

Invited lecturer at ACS MARM, Lafayette College, PCCS Meeting, Penn. State, Seton Hall, and SRI (1995 - 1997).

 

“ARCO’s Superflex Process for Light Olefin Production”; A.M. Gaffney;  SRI Catalysis Studies Program Seminar (1997); Catalysis Club of Philadelphia Spring Symposium (1997).

 

“Direct Oxidation of Propylene over Carbogenic Catalytic Materials”; L-C Kao, J. Goellner, H.C. Foley, and A.M. Gaffney; A.C.S. National Meeting, (1996); A.C.S. MARM Meeting (1996); Pittsburgh - Cleveland Catalysis Society (1996); Penn. State Chem. Eng Dept. Seminar Series (1996).

 

“Light  Olefin  Production,  Skeletal  Olefin  Isomerization  and  Etherification  for  Oxygenated  Fuel Production”, A. M. Gaffney, A.C.S. National Meeting; August (1994).

 

“Catalytic Cracking of Waste Plastics, Polyurethanes, Polyols and Thermosets”; A. M. Gaffney and C. A. Jones; 1994 Spring Symposium of the Catalysis Club of Philadelphia.

 

“Hydroformylation of Allyl Alcohol with Wilkinson’s Catalyst”; A. M. Gaffney, L. U. Gron,  M. E. London and H. C. Foley; The 15th Conference on Catalysis of Organic Reactions (1994).

 

“Catalytic Cracking of Waste Plastics”; A. M Gaffney and C. A. Jones;   The First U.S.-Russian Workshop in Catalysis (1994).

 

“Mechanistic Study of Wilkinson’s Rh Hydroformylation Catalyst”; L. U. Gron, A. M. Gaffney, M. E. London and H. C. Foley; ACS National Meeting; August (1993).

 

“Methane: Fuel or Feedstock”;  A. M. Gaffney and J. A. Sofranko; The Natural Gas Conversion Symposium; Sydney, Australia; July (1993).

 

“Catalytic Cracking and Skeletal Isomerization to Iso-olefins”; A. M. Gaffney;  Tri-State Catalysis Society Meeting (1992).

 

“Catalytic Conversion of Refinery Streams with Oxygenated Fuels Production”; G. Cozzone,   A. M. Gaffney, and J. A. Sofranko; Pacific Rim Gordon Conference (1992).

 

“Selective Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Glycol in Supercritical Media”; A. M. Gaffney; 204th ACS National Meeting (1992).

 

“Propylene Oxide to Butanediol”; A. M. Gaffney, The Florida Catalysis Conference, (1992).

 

“Preparation, Characterization and Catalysis of a Modified ZSM-5 Zeolite”; A. M. Gaffney, C. A. Jones, J. A. Sofranko, C. Tsaio and C. Dybowski; 202nd ACS National Meeting (1991).

 

“Superflex Catalytic Cracking to Lower Olefins”; A. M. Gaffney, 12th North American Catalysis Society Meeting (1991) Poster.

 

“Natural Gas to Gasoline:   The ARCO GTG Process”; A. M. Gaffney;   The Spring Symposiums of the Philadelphia Catalysis Society and the Catalysis Society of Metropolitan New York (1991).

 

“Halide Promoters for the Oxidative Coupling of Methane to Higher Hydrocarbons”; A. M. Gaffney; The Florida Catalysis Conference (1990).

 

“Methane  Conversion”;  A.  M.  Gaffney,  Invited  Lecturer  at  the  Universities  of  Delaware,  Florida  and Pennsylvania (1989, 1990).

 

“Oxidative Coupling of Methane over Sodium Promoted Praseodymium Oxide”; A. M. Gaffney, C. A. Jones, and J. A. Sofranko, 196th A.C.S. National Meeting (1988).

 

“Catalytic  Oxidative  Coupling  of  Methane  over  Sodium  Promoted  Manganese  Oxide  on  Silica  and Alumina”, A. M. Gaffney, Catalysis Gordon Conference (1987).

 

“Methane Conversion in both the Redox and Cofeed Modes”, A. M. Gaffney, 62nd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium (1988).

 

“A Review of ARCO’s GTG Process”; A. M. Gaffney, European Methane Workshop (1988).

 

“Oxidative Coupling of Methane over Lanthanide Oxides”; A. M. Gaffney;   Tri-State Catalysis Society Meeting (1987).

 

“Methane Conversion”; A. M. Gaffney, C. A. Jones, J. J. Leonard, J. A. Sofranko, and H. P. Withers; 10th North American Catalysis Society Meeting (1987).

 

“Heterogeneous Catalysts for Alcohol Oxycarbonylation to Dialkyl Oxalates”; A. M. Gaffney,  J. J. Leonard, J. A. Sofranko, and H. N. Sun; 193rd ACS National Meeting (1987).

 

“Oxidative Carbonylation of Alcohols to Dialkyl Oxalates”;  A. M Gaffney, J. J. Leonard,  J. A. Sofranko, and H.N. Sun; Spring Symposium of the Catalysis Club of Philadelphia (1984).

Awards:

Elected as Director to AIChE

Eugene J. Houdry Award of the North American Catalysis Society, 2015

Chemical Heritage Foundation, Women in Science Inductee, 2014

University of Delaware, Wall of Fame Inductee, 2014

Elected Chair of the World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, 2013 - 2017

Service & Leadership Award, 7th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis, 2013

ACS Industrial Chemistry Award, 2013

Honorary Committee for the 100th Anniversary of Girl Scouting, 2012

Industrial Colloquium Series Distinguished Lecturer Award, "An Introduction to Specialty Materials", Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, CEBC, The University of Kansas, 2011

Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Achievement Award, 2011

ACS Fellow, 2010

ACS Distinguished Service Award, Division of Petroleum Chemistry, 2010

ACS Award for Affordable Green Chemistry, 2009

Appointed of the National Academies, Advisor to the Nation on Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Review of Basic Energy Sciences Catalysis Programs, January, 2008

Recipient of the Tribute to Women and Industry Award, sponsored by YWCA, honoring women and corporations in New Jersey, March, 2007

Recipient of the DOW/Union Carbide Reaction Engineering and Catalysis Seminar Series Award, 2006

Recipient of the ACS Catalysis Secretariat Award, 2003

Recipient of the ACS Petroleum Chemistry Award, 2002

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