Marek Pruski

Scientist II
230 Spedding Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-2017
Fax 515-294-5233

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

(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

Althaus S M; Mao K M; Stringer J A; Kobayashi T; Pruski M . 2014. Indirectly detected heteronuclear correlation solid-state NMR spectroscopy of naturally abundant N-15 nuclei. Solid State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. 57-58:17-21. abstract
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Kobayashi T; Mao K; Paluch P; Nowak-Krol A; Sniechowska J; Nishiyama Y; Gryko D T; Potrzebowski M J; Pruski M . 2013. Study of Intermolecular Interactions in the Corrole Matrix by Solid-State NMR under 100 kHz MAS and Theoretical Calculations. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition. 52:14108-14111. abstract
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Kandel K; Althaus S M; Pruski M; Slowing I I; BravoSuarez J J; Kidder M K; Schwartz V . 2013. Supported Hybrid Enzyme-Organocatalysts for Upgrading the Carbon Content of Alcohols. Novel Materials for Catalysis and Fuels Processing. 1132:261-271. abstract
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Kobayashi T; Lafon O; Thankamony A S L; Slowing I I; Kandel K; Carnevale D; Vitzthum V; Vezin H; Amoureux J P; Bodenhausen G; Pruski M . 2013. Analysis of sensitivity enhancement by dynamic nuclear polarization in solid-state NMR: a case study of functionalized mesoporous materials. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 15:5553-5562. abstract
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Tanabe K K; Siladke N A; Broderick E M; Kobayashi T; Goldston J F; Weston M H; Farha O K; Hupp J T; Pruski M; Mader E A; Johnson M J A; Nguyen S T . 2013. Stabilizing unstable species through single-site isolation: A catalytically active Ta-V trialkyl in a porous organic polymer. Chemical Science. 4:2483-2489. abstract
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Wang J; Ackerman D M; Lin V S Y; Pruski M; Evans J W . 2013. Controlling reactivity of nanoporous catalyst materials by tuning reaction product-pore interior interactions: Statistical mechanical modeling. Journal of Chemical Physics. 138:134705. abstract
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Mao K M; Kennedy G J; Althaus S M; Pruski M . 2013. Determination of the Average Aromatic Cluster Size of Fossil Fuels by Solid-State NMR at High Magnetic Field. Energy & Fuels. 27:760-763. abstract
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Kandel K; Althaus S M; Peeraphatdit C; Kobayashi T; Trewyn B G; Pruski M; Slowing I I . 2013. Solvent-Induced Reversal of Activities between Two Closely Related Heterogeneous Catalysts in the Aldol Reaction. ACS Catalysis. 3:265-271. abstract
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Gupta S; Hlova I Z; Kobayashi T; Denys R V; Chen F; Zavaliy I Y; Pruski M; Pecharsky V K . 2013. Facile synthesis and regeneration of Mg(BH4)(2) by high energy reactive ball milling of MgB2. Chemical Communications. 49:828-830. abstract
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Lafon O; Thankamony A S L; Kobayashi T; Carnevale D; Vitzthum V; Slowing I I; Kandel K; Vezin H; Amoureux J P; Bodenhausen G; Pruski M . 2013. Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles Loaded with Surfactant: Low Temperature Magic Angle Spinning C-13 and Si-29 NMR Enhanced by Dynamic Nuclear Polarization. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 117:1375-1382. abstract
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