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

Mao K M; Rapp J L; Wiench J W; Pruski M . 2009. Characterization of Nanostructured Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Using Advanced Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy. Electron Crystallography for Materials Research and Quantitative Characterization of Nanostructured Materials. 1184:175-183211. abstract
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Wiench J W; Michon C; Ellern A; Hazendonk P; Iuga A; Angelici R J; Pruski M . 2009. Solid-State NMR Investigations of the Immobilization of a BF4- Salt of a Palladium(II) Complex on Silica. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131:11801-11810. abstract
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Rapp J L; Huang Y L; Natella M; Cai Y; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2009. A solid-state NMR investigation of the structure of mesoporous silica nanoparticle supported rhodium catalysts. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. 35:82-86. abstract
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Szajna-Fuller E; Huang Y L; Rapp J L; Chaka G; Lin V S Y; Pruski M; Bakac A . 2009. Kinetics of oxidation of an organic amine with a Cr(V) salen complex in homogeneous aqueous solution and on the surface of mesoporous silica. Dalton Transactions. :3237-3246. abstract
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Mao K; Wiench J W; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2009. Indirectly detected through-bond chemical shift correlation NMR spectroscopy in solids under fast MAS: Studies of organic-inorganic hybrid materials. Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 196:92-95. abstract
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Baird B; Pawlikowski A V; Su J; Wiench J W; Pruski M; Sadow A D . 2008. Easily Prepared Chiral Scorpionates: Tris(2-oxazolinyl)boratoiridium(I) Compounds and Their Interactions with MeOTf. Inorganic Chemistry. 47:10208-10210. abstract
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Kennedy G J; Wiench J W; Pruski M . 2008. Determination of Al-27-Si-29 connectivities in zeolites with 2D Al-27 -> Si-29 RAPT-CPMG-HETCOR NMR. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. 33:76-81. abstract
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Chung P W; Kumar R; Pruski M; Lin V S Y . 2008. Temperature responsive solution partition of organic-inorganic hybrid poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-coated mesoporous silica nanospheres. Advanced Functional Materials. 18:1390-1398. abstract
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Wiench J W; Lin V S Y; Pruski M . 2008. Si-29 NMR in solid state with CPMG acquisition under MAS. Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 193:233-242. abstract
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Zorn D; Lin V S Y; Pruski M; Gordon M S . 2008. An interface between the universal force field and the effective fragment potential method. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 112:12753-12760. abstract
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