Selected Publications:

1. "Efficient Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol Enabled by Imidazolium-Functionalized Ionomer Confined Molybdenum Phosphide", M. Esmaeilirad, A. Kondori, N. Shan, M. Tamadoni Saray, S. Sarkar, A. M. Harzandi, C. M. Megaridis, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, L. A. Curtiss, C. U. Segre, M. Asadi,  Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Accepted, 2022.

2. "Gold-like activity copper-like selectivity of heteroatomic transition metal carbides for electrocatalytic carbon dioxide reduction reaction", M. Esmaeilirad, A. Baskin, A. Kondori, A. S. Matias, J. Qian, B. Song, M. T. Saray, K. Kucuk, A. R. Belmonte, P. N. Munoz Delgado, J. Park, R. Azari, C. U. Segre, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, D. Prendergast, M. Asadi, Nature Communications. 2021, 12, 5067, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25295-y

3. "Tri-molybdenum phosphide (Mo3P) and multi-walled carbon nanotube junctions for volatile organic compounds (VOCs) detection" B. Muchharla, P. Malali, B. Daniel, A. Kondori, M. Asadi, W. Cao, H.E. Elsayed-Ali, M. Castro, M. Elahi, A. Adedeji, K.K. Sadasivuni, M.R. Maurya, K. Kumar, A. Karoui, B. Kumar. Applied Physics Letters. 2021, 119(11), 113101. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0059378

4. "Kinetically Stable Oxide Overlayers on Mo3P Nanoparticles Enabling Lithium–Air Batteries with Low Overpotentials and Long Cycle Life" A. Kondori, Z. Jiang, M. Esmaeilirad, M. Tamadoni Saray, A. Kakekhani, K. Kucuk, P. Navarro Munoz Delgado, S. Maghsoudipour, J. Hayes, C. S. Johnson, C. U. Segre, R. Shahbazian‐Yassar, A. M. Rappe,  M. Asadi, Advanced Materials. 2020, 2004028, https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202004028

5. "Oxygen Functionalized Copper Nanoparticles for Solar-Driven Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Methane" M. Esmaeilirad, A. Kondori, B. Song, A. R. Belmonte, J. Wei, K. Kucuk, S. M. Khanvilkar, E. Efimoff, W. Chen, C. U. Segre, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, M. Asadi ACS Nano. 2020, 14, 2099-2108. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.9b08792

6. "Identifying Catalytic Active Sites of Trimolybdenum Phosphide (Mo3P) for Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution" A. Kondori, M. Esmaeilirad, A. Baskin, B. Song, J. Wei, W. Chen, C. U. Segre, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, D. Prendergast, M. Asadi, Advanced Energy Materials. 2019, 1900516.  https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201900516

7. "Highly Efficient Solar‐Driven Carbon Dioxide Reduction on Molybdenum Disulfide Catalyst Using Choline Chloride‐Based Electrolyte" Asadi, M., Motevaselian, M. H., Moradzadeh, A., Majidi, L., Esmaeilirad, M., Sun, T. V., Liu, C., Bose, R., Abbasi, P.,Zapol, P., Khodadoust, A. P., Curtiss, L. A., Aluru, N. R., Salehi‐Khojin, A., Advanced Energy Materials. 2019, 9, 1803536. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201803536

8. "A lithium–oxygen battery with a long cycle life in an air-like atmosphere, M. Asadi, B. Sayahpour, P. Abbasi, A. T. Ngo, K. Karis, J. R. Jokisaari, C. Liu, B. Narayanan, M. Gerard, P. Yasaei, X. Hu, A. Mukherjee, K. C. Lau, R. S. Assary, F. Khalili-Araghi, R. F. Klie, L. A. Curtiss & A. Salehi-Khojin. Nature. 2018, 555, 502-506, https://www.nature.com/articles/nature25984

9. “Nanostructured transition metal dichalcogenide electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction in ionic liquid”, M. Asadi, K. Kim, C. Liu, A. V. Addepalli, P. Abbasi, P. Yasaei, P. Phillips, A. Behranginia, J. M. Cerrato, R. Haasch, P. Zapol, B. Kumar, R. F. Klie, J. Abiade, L. A. Curtiss, A. Salehi-Khojin.  Science. 2016, 353 (6298), 467-470, https://science.sciencemag.org/content/353/6298/467

10. “A Lithium-Oxygen Battery Based on Lithium Superoxide”, J. Lu*, Y. J. Lee*, X. Luo*, K. C. Lau*, M. Asadi*, H. Wang, J. Wen, D. Zhai, D. Miller, Y. Jeong, J. Park, Z. Z. Fang, B. Kumar, A. Salehi-Khojin, Y. Sun, L. A. Curtiss, K. Amine.  Nature. 2016, 529, 377-382, https://www.nature.com/articles/nature16484

11. “Cathode Based on Molybdenum Disulfide Nanoflakes for Lithium–Oxygen Batteries”, M. Asadi, B. Kumar, C. Liu, P. Phillips, P. Yasaei, A. Behranginia, P. Zapol, R. F. Klie, L. A. Curtiss, A. Salehi-Khojin. ACS Nano. 2016, 10 (2), 2167-2175,  https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsnano.5b06672

12. “Tailoring the Edge Structure of Molybdenum Disulfide towards Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide", P. Abbasi, M. Asadi, C. Liu, S. Sharifi, B. Sayahpour, A. Behranginia, P. Zapol, R. S. Yassar, L. A. Curtiss, A. Salehi-Khojin. ACS Nano. 2017, 11 (1), 453-460, https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acsnano.6b0639

Patents and Patent Applications:

1. M. Asadi, A. Kondori, M. Esmaeilirad, Solid-state electrolyte for lithium air batteries, US20220190350A1, 2022Link

2. M. Asadi, A. Kondori, M. Esmaeilirad, Transition Metal Phosphides for High Efficient and Long Cycle Life Metal-Air Batteries, US20210013566A1, 2021Link

3. M. Asadi, A. Kondori, M. Esmaeilirad, Methods and Devices Using Tri-Transition Metal Phosphides for Efficient Electrocatalytic Reactions, WO2020191162A1, 2020. Link

4. M. Asadi, A. Kondori, M. Esmaeilirad, A.R. Belmonte, Transition Metal Mxene Catalysts for Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Hydrocarbons, WO2020005482A1, 2019. Link

5. M. Asadi, R. Azari, Artificial Leaf-Based Facade Cladding System for Energy Production and Carbon Sequestration, WO2020005483A1, 2019Link

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