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Randall Q. Snurr

John G. Searle Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering


2145 Sheridan Road
CAT 121
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

847-467-2977Email Randall Snurr


Snurr Research Group


Chemical and Biological Engineering

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Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA

B.S.E. Chemical Engineering (magna cum laude), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Publications

  • Melix, Patrick; Snurr, Randall Q., Single-Step Selective Oxidation of Methane by Iron-Oxo Species in the Metal-Organic Framework MFU-4l, Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2023).
  • Yang, Anna; Bukowski, Brandon C.; Anstine, Dylan M.; Colina, Coray M.; Snurr, Randall Q.; Dichtel, William R., Defect engineering of porous aromatic frameworks via end capping improves dioxane removal from water, Matter (2023).
  • Shi, Kaihang; Li, Zhao; Anstine, Dylan M.; Tang, Dai; Colina, Coray M.; Sholl, David S.; Siepmann, J. Ilja; Snurr, Randall Q., Two-Dimensional Energy Histograms as Features for Machine Learning to Predict Adsorption in Diverse Nanoporous Materials, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2023).
  • Knapp, Julia G.; Wang, Xijun; Rosen, Andrew S.; Wang, Xingjie; Gong, Xinyi; Schneider, Matthew; Elkin, Tatyana; Kirlikovali, Kent O.; Fairley, Melissa; Krzyaniak, Matthew D.; Wasielewski, Michael R.; Gianneschi, Nathan C.; Snurr, Randall Q.; Farha, Omar K., Evidence of a Uranium-Paddlewheel Node in a Catecholate-Based Metal–Organic Framework, Angewandte Chemie - International Edition (2023).
  • Wang, Rui; Shi, Kaihang; Liu, Jian; Snurr, Randall Q.; Hupp, Joseph T., Water-Accelerated Transport, Journal of the American Chemical Society (2023).
  • Doan, Hieu A.; Wang, Xijun; Snurr, Randall Q., Computational Screening of Supported Metal Oxide Nanoclusters for Methane Activation, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2023).
  • Kancharlapalli, Srinivasu; Snurr, Randall Q., High-Throughput Screening of the CoRE-MOF-2019 Database for CO2 Capture from Wet Flue Gas, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (2023).
  • Rayder, Thomas M.; Formalik, Filip; Vornholt, Simon M.; Frank, Hilliary; Lee, Seryeong; Alzayer, Maytham; Chen, Zhihengyu; Sengupta, Debabrata; Islamoglu, Timur; Paesani, Francesco; Chapman, Karena W.; Snurr, Randall Q.; Farha, Omar K., Unveiling Unexpected Modulator-CO2Dynamics within a Zirconium Metal-Organic Framework, Journal of the American Chemical Society (2023).