Dr. Marek Pruski

Scientist, Ames Laboratory and Adjunct Professor, Iowa State University
230 Spedding Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-2017
Fax 515-294-4709
Email marek@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • High resolution solid state NMR methods
  • Applied studies: heterogeneous catalysis and other complex materials

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. 1981, Nicholas Copernicus University
  • B.S. 1977, Nicholas Copernicus University, Torun, Poland

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2003, 2009, Visiting Professor, University of Caen, France
  • 1998, 2000, Visiting Professor, University of Lille, France
  • 1988-present, Associate Scientist, Scientist and Senior Scientist, Ames Laboratory
  • 1985-1988, Postdoctoral Fellow, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University
  • 1982-1985, Lecturer and Research Assistant, Nicholas Copernicus University

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

Pruski M; Woo L K; Lin W B . 2011. Preface to Memorial Issue in Honor of Professor Victor S.-Y. Lin. ACS Catalysis. 1:734-735. abstract
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Tsai C H; Chen H T; Althaus S M; Mao K M; Kobayashi T; Pruski M; Lin V S Y . 2011. Rational Catalyst Design: A Multifunctional Mesoporous Silica Catalyst for Shifting the Reaction Equilibrium by Removal of Byproduct. ACS Catalysis. 1:729-732. abstract
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Kobayashi T; Mao K; Wang S G; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2011. Molecular ordering of mixed surfactants in mesoporous silicas: A solid-state NMR study. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. 39:65-71. abstract
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Ackerman D M; Wang J; Wendel J H; Liu D J; Pruski M; Evans J W . 2011. Catalytic conversion reactions mediated by single-file diffusion in linear nanopores: Hydrodynamic versus stochastic behavior. Journal of Chemical Physics. 134:114107. abstract
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Mao K; Kobayashi T; Wiench J W; Chen H T; Tsai C H; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2010. Conformations of Silica-Bound (Pentafluorophenyl)propyl Groups Determined by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy and Theoretical Calculations. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 132:12452-12457. abstract
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Hsin T M; Chen S; Guo E; Tsai C H; Pruski M; Lin V S Y . 2010. Calcium Containing Silicate Mixed Oxide-Based Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biodiesel Production. Topics in Catalysis. 53:746-754. abstract
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Mao K; Pruski M . 2010. Homonuclear dipolar decoupling under fast MAS: Resolution patterns and simple optimization strategy. Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 203:144-149. abstract
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Chen H T; Trewyn B G; Wiench J W; Pruski M; Lin V S Y . 2010. Urea and Thiourea-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticle Catalysts with Enhanced Catalytic Activity for Diels-Alder Reaction. Topics in Catalysis. 53:187-191. abstract
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Dunne J F; Manna K; Wiench J W; Ellern A; Pruski M; Sadow A D . 2010. Bis(oxazolinyl)phenylborane: A Lewis acid-containing ligand for methide abstraction-based coordination to aluminum(III). Dalton Transactions. 39:641-653. abstract
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Mao K M; Pruski M . 2009. Directly and indirectly detected through-bond heteronuclear correlation solid-state NMR spectroscopy under fast MAS. Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 201:165-174. abstract
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