Miomir Vukmirovic

Chemist
 

Chemistry Department
Building 555
Brookhaven National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-8444
FAX:    (631) 344-5815
e-mail

Surface Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis

Research Interests

To advance fuel cell electrocatalysts for higher activity and improved durability, and for lower cost through reduced Pt loading. Investigation of single crystal model systems for fundamental understanding and structured nanoparticle electrocatalysts for applications. Development of Pt monolayer core-shell electrocatalysts for the cathode (oxygen reduction reaction).

Education

  • B.S. University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia - 1991
  • M.S. University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Republic of Serbia - 1996
  • Ph.D. Arizona State University - 2002

Professional Employment

Research Associate, Material Science Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2003-04
Assistant Chemist, Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2004-06
Associate Chemist, Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2006-09
Chemist, Chemistry Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2009-present

Awards

2012 R&D 100 Award
Platinum Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cell Cathodes (Category: Energy Technologies)

Patents

  • U.S. patent 7,691,780 B2 - Platinum- and Platinum Alloy-coated Palladium and Palladium Alloy Particles and uses thereof - Inventors: Radoslav Adzic, Junliang Zhang, Yibo Mo, and Miomir Vukmirovic.
  • U.S. patent 7,704,918 B2 - Synthesis of Metal-Metal Oxide Catalysts and Electrocatalysts Using a metal cation Adsorption/Reduction and Adatom Replacement by More Noble Ones - Inventors: Radoslav Adzic, Miomir Vukmirovic, and Kotaro Sasaki.
  • US patent 7,855,021 B2 - Electrocatalysis Having Platinum Monolayers on Palladium, Palladium Alloy, and Gold Alloy Core-Shell Nanoparticles, and Uses Thereof - Inventors: Radoslav Adzic, Yibo Mo, Miomir Vukmirovic, and Junliang Zhang.
  • U.S. Patent No. 8,062,552 B2 - Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction with Reduced Platinum Oxidation and Dissolution Rates - Inventors: Radoslav Adzic, Junliang Zhang, and M. Vukmirovic.

Representative Publications

  1. Controlling the Catalytic Activity of Platinum-Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction with Different Substrates, J. Zhang, M. B. Vukmirovic, Y. Xu, M. Mavrikakis, and R. R. Adzic, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 44 (2005) 2132.
  2. Mixed-Metal Pt Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Kinetics, J. Zhang, M. B. Vukmirovic, K. Sasaki, A. U. Nilekar, M. Mavrikakis, and R. R. Adzic, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127 (2005) 12480.
  3. Platinum monolayer electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction, M. B. Vukmirovic, J. Zhang, K. Sasaki, F. Uribe, M. Mavrikakis, and R. R. Adzic, Electrochim. Acta, 52 (2007) 2257.
  4. The most cited papers of 2007. Platinum Monolayer Fuel Cell Electrocatalysts, R. R. Adzic, J. Zhang, K. Sasaki, M. B. Vukmirovic, M. Shao, J.X. Wang, A.U. Nilekar, M. Mavrikakis, and F. Uribe, Topics in Catalysis, 46 (2007) 249.
  5. Electrodeposition of Pt onto RuO2(110) Single-Crystal Surface, M. B. Vukmirovic, P. Liu, J. T. Muckerman, and R. R. Adzic, J. Phys. Chem. C., 111 (2007) 15306.
  6. Core-Protected Platinum Monolayer Shell High-Stability Electrocatalysts for Fuel-Cell Cathodes, K. Sasaki, H. Naohara, Y. Cai, Y. M. Choi, P. Liu, M. B. Vukmirovic, J. X. Wang and R. R. Adzic, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49 (2010) 8602.
  7. Enhanced Electrocatalytic Performance of Processed, Ultrathin, Supported Pd-Pt Core-Shell Nanowire Catalysts, C. Koenigsmann, A. C. Santulli, K. Gong, M. B. Vukmirovic, W.-P. Zhou, E. Sutter, S. S. Wong, and R. R. Adzic, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (2011) 9783–9795.
  8. Kirkendall Effect and Lattice Contraction in Nanocatalysts: A New Strategy to Enhance Sustainable Activity, J. X. Wang, C. Ma, Y. M. Choi, D. Su, Y. Zhu, P. Liu, R. Si, M. B. Vukmirovic, Y. Zhang, and R. R. Adzic, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (2011) 13551.
  9. Synthesis and catalytic activity of Pt monolayer on Pd tetrahedral nanocrystals with CO-adsorption-induced removal of surfactants, K. Gong, M. B. Vukmirovic, C. Mao, Y. Zhu, R. R. Adzic, J. Electroanal. Chem., 662 (2011) 213-218.
  10. Enhanced Electrocatalytic Performance of Processed, Ultrathin, Supported Pd–Pt Core–Shell Nanowire Catalysts for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Christopher Koenigsmann, Alexander C. Santulli, K. Gong, M. B. Vukmirovic, W.-P. Zhou, E. Sutter, S. S. Wong, and R. R. Adzic, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133 (2011) 9783.
  11. Pt Monolayer on Electrodeposited Pd Nanostructures: Advanced Cathode Catalysts for PEM Fuel Cells, S. T. Bliznakov, M. B. Vukmirovic, L. Yang, E. A. Sutter, and R. R. Adzic, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) F501.
  12. Tetrahedral Palladium Nanocrystals: A New Support for Platinum Monolayer Electrocatalysts with High Activity and Stability in the Oxygen Reduction Reaction, K. Gong, Y. M. Choi, M. B. Vukmirovic, P. Liu, C. Ma, D. Su, and R. R. Adzic, Z. Phys. Chem., 226 (2012) 1025–1038.
  13. Tuning the Catalytic Activity of Ru@Pt Core−Shell Nanoparticles for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Varying the Shell Thickness, L. Yang, M. B. Vukmirovic, D. Su, K. Sasaki, J. A. Herron, M. Mavrikakis, S. Liao, and R. R. Adzic, J. Phys. Chem. C, 117 (2013) 1748−1753.

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