Cliff Kubiak

Clifford P. Kubiak



The Kubiak Research Group

The Kubiak Research Group is located at the University of California, San Diego in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Kubiak Group is composed of graduate, undergraduate, and postdoctoral researchers performing a variety of investigative studies in inorganic, materials, and physical chemistry.


Recent Events and Publications

January 2016
- Nitrite reduction on a multimetallic porphyrin/polyoxotungstate layer-by-layer modified electrodes. Garcia, M.; Honores, J.; Quezada, D.; Diaz, C.; Dreyse, P.; Celis, F.; Kubiak, C.P.; Canzi, G.; Guzman, F.; Aguirre, M.J.; Isaacs, M. Electrochim. Acta, 2016, ASAP.

January 2016
- Electronic effects on the catalytic disproportionation of formic acid to methanol by [Cp*IrIII(R-bpy)Cl]Cl complexes. Sasayama, A.F.; Moore, C.E.; Kubiak, C.P. Dalton Trans., 2016, ASAP.

January 2016
- Manganese Electrocatalysts with Bulky Bipyridine Ligands: Utilizing Lewis Acids to Promote Carbon Dioxide Reduction at Low Overpotentials. Sampson, M.D.; Kubiak, C.P. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, ASAP.

January 2016
- Competing Ferro- and Antiferromagnetic Interactions in a Hexagonal Bipyramidal Nickel Thiolate Cluster. Hamaguchi, T.; Doud, M.D.; Hilgar, J.; Rinehart, J.D.; Kubiak, C.P. Daton Trans., 2016, ASAP.

January 2016
- Orientation of Cyano-Substituted Bipyridine Re(I) fac-Tricarbonyl Electrocatalysts Bound to Conducting Au Surfaces. Clark, M.L.; Rudshteyn, B.; Ge, A.; Chabolla, S.A.; Machan, C.W.; Psciuk, B.T.; Song, J.; Canzi, G.; Lian, T.; Batista, V.S.; Kubiak, C.P. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, ASAP.

December 2015
- Matt defends his thesis entitled "Rhenium and manganese bipyridine tricarbonyl catalysts for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide" Congratulations to Matthew Sampson, PhD!

December 2015
- Mike defends his thesis entitled "Synthetic Advances for P2N2 Molecular Electrocatalysts with Pendant Bases in the Second-coordination Sphere" Congratulations to Michael Doud, PhD!

November 2015
- Mark defends his thesis entitled "Electrochemical Methods Towards Sustainable Chemistry" Congratulations to Mark Llorente, PhD!

October 2015
- Short-range catalyst-surface interactions revealed by heterodyne two-dimensional sum frequency generation. Wang, J.; Clark, M.L.; Li, Y.; Kaslan, C.L.; Kubiak, C.P.; Xiong, W. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2015, 6, 4204-4209.

September 2015
- Fe-Porphyrin Based MOF Films as High-Surface-Concentration, Heterogeneous Catalysts for Electrochemical Reduction of CO2. Hod, I.; Sampson, M.D.; Deria, P.; Kubiak, C.P.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T. ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 6302-6309.

September 2015
- A porous proton-relaying metal-organic framework material that accelerates electrochemical hydrogen evolution. Hod, I.; Deria, P.; Bury, W.; Mondloch, J.E.; Kung, C-W.; So, M.; Sampson, M.D.; Peters, A.W.; Kubiak, C.P.; Farha, O.K.; Hupp, J.T. Nature Commun., 2015, 6, 8304.

September 2015
- Kubiak Group attends the Southern California Inorganic Photophysics (SCIP) Conference on Catalina Island. Ten group members gave talks.

Past Events and Publications