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Mausumi Mahapatra

Research Associate

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

Phone: (414) 334-4424
Email: mausumi@bnl.gov

Catalysis: Reactivity and Structure (CRS) Group

Research Interests

Catalysis and surface science, Interaction and reaction of molecules with surfaces of metals, oxides, modeling of surface reactions.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin Milwaukee May 2015
  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee May 2015 – May 2017
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, June, 2017- present, Chemistry Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY

Presentations

Poster Presentations

  • 2016 AVS Prairie Chapter Symposium, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • 2015 AVS Prairie Chapter Symposium, University of Notre Dame
  • 2013 Annual day poster presentation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 2011 Annual day poster presentations, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 2010 Annual day poster presentation, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Oral Presentations

  • November10th, 2016 - 2016 AVS 63rd International Symposium and Exhibition, Music City Center, Nashville
  • June 25th, 2014 - Physical Electronics Conference, La Cross, WI
  • June 6th, 2013 - 2013 Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, La Crosse, WI

Research and Professional Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, August, 2015- present, Chemistry Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, NY
  • Graduate Research Assistant, 2007-2015 Chemistry Division Stony Brook University, NY

Publications

  1. Mahapatra, M., Praeger, J., & Tysoe, W. T. (2017). Adsorption, Assembly, and Oligomerization of Aspartic Acid on Pd (111). The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.
  2. Mahapatra, M., Burkholder, L., Garvey, M., Bai, Y., Saldin, D.K. and Tysoe, W.T., 2016. Enhanced hydrogenation activity and diastereomeric interactions of methyl pyruvate co-adsorbed with R-1-(1-naphthyl) ethylamine on Pd (111). Nature Communications, 7.
  3. Mahapatra, M.; Tysoe, W. T., Local and Extended Structures of D-(-)-Tartaric Acid on Pd(111) The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2016, 120 (4), 2309-2319.
  4. Mahapatra, M.; Tysoe, W. T., Adsorption and reaction pathways of a chiral probe molecule, S-glycidol on a Pd (111) surface. Catalysis Science & Technology 2015.
  5. Mahapatra, M.; Tysoe, W., Chemisorptive Enantioselectivity of Chiral Epoxides on Tartaric-acid Modified Pd (111); Three-Point Bonding. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2015.
  6. Mahapatra, M.; Burkholder, L.; Devarajan, S. P.; Boscoboinik, A.; Garvey, M.; Bai, Y.; Tysoe, W. T., Formation of Induced-Fit Chiral Templates by Amino Acid-Functionalized Pd (111) Surfaces. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015, 119 (7), 3556-3563.
  7. Mahapatra, M.; Burkholder, L.; Bai, Y.; Garvey, M.; Boscoboinik, J. A.; Hirschmugl, C.; Tysoe, W. T., Formation of Chiral Self-Assembled Structures of Amino Acids on Transition-Metal Surfaces: Alanine on Pd (111). The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2014, 118 (13), 6856-6865.
  8. Calaza, F.; Mahapatra, M.; Neurock, M.; Tysoe, W. T., Disentangling ensemble, electronic and coverage effects on alloy catalysts: Vinyl acetate synthesis on Au/Pd (111). Journal of Catalysis 2014, 312, 37-45.
  9. Mahapatra, M.; Tysoe, W. T., Structure and decomposition pathways of D-(−)-tartaric acid on Pd (111). Surface science 2014, 629, 132-138.
  10. Mahapatra, M.; Burkholder, L.; Calaza, F.; Stacchiola, D.; Tysoe, W. T., An Infrared Spectroscopic and Temperature-programmed Desorption Study of 1, 1-Difluoroethylene on Clean and Hydrogen-covered Pd (111). Adsorption Science & Technology 2011, 29 (6), 595-602

photo of Mausumi Mahapatra