Jay Deiner

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Jay Deiner

Courses Taught:

  • CHEM 1110
  • CHEM 1110L
  • CHEM 1210
  • CHEM 1210L


  • Post-doctoral fellowship, University of São Paulo, 2005 - 2007
  • Post-doctoral fellowship, Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University, 2004
  • PhD, Harvard University, Chemistry, 2003
  • BA, Wesleyan University, Chemistry, 1997

Research Interests:

  • Electrocatalytic studies of nitrate and nitrite reduction
  • Surface spectroscopic studies of electron and proton transfer reactions in electrochemical environments
  • Digital fabrication of fuel cells and electronic devices


  • L. Clare, L. Rojas-Sligh, S. Maciejewski, K. Kangas, J. Woods, L. Deiner; A. Cooksy, D. Smith, "The Effect of H-bonding and Proton Transfer on the Voltammetry of N-H p-Phenylenediamines in Acetonitrile. An Unexpectedly Complex Mechanism for a Simple Redox Couple", Submitted to J. Phys. Chem., 2010
  • C.A. Angelucci, L.J. Deiner, and F.C. Nart, "On-line mass spectrometry of the electro- oxidation of methanol in acidic media on tungsten carbide", J. Solid State Electrochem., 12(12), 2008, 1599 - 1603
  • A. L. Santos, L. J. Deiner, and H. Varela, "The effect of ultra-low proton concentration on the electrocatalytic reduction of nitrate over platinum", Catal. Comm., 9 (2), 2008, 269 - 272
  • L. J. Deiner and F.C. Nart, "Evidence for diffusional coupling in electrochemical thin layers: Implications for surface coverage calibration via electrochemical infrared spectroscopy," J. Solid State Electrochem., 12 (5), 2008, 511 - 516
  • F. V. Andrade, L. J. Deiner, H. Varela, J. F. R. De Castro, I. A. Rodrigues, and F. C. Nart, "Electrocatalytic reduction of nitrate over palladium nanoparticle catalysts: A temperature dependent study", J. Electrochem. Soc., 154 (9), 2007, 159 - 164
  • B. K. Min, R. J. Quiller, L. J. Deiner, and C. M. Friend, "Water dissociation associated with NO2 coadsorption on Mo(110)- (1x6)-O: Effect of coverage and electronic properties of oxygen," J. Phys. Chem. B., 109 (43), 2005, 20463-20468
  • L. J. Deiner, D. H. Kang, and C. M. Friend, "Promotion of Formaldehyde Production by Oxidation of Mo(110) with NO2," J. Phys. Chem. B., 109 (16), 2005, 8085-8090
  • L. J. Deiner, D. H. Kang and C. M. Friend, "Low temperature Reduction of NO2 on oxidized Mo(110)," J. Phys. Chem. B., 109(26), 2005, 12826-12831
  • L. J. Deiner, A. S. Y. Chan, M. A. Sheehy and C. M. Friend, "The reaction of CH3NO2 on O-covered Mo(110): the effect of oxygen on product distribution," Surface Science 555 (1-3), 2004, L127-L132
  • L. J. Deiner, C. M. Friend, J. G. Serafin, S. G. Weller, J. A. Levinson, and R. E. Palmer, "Insight into the partial oxidation of propene: the reactions of 2-propen-1-ol on clean and O-covered Mo(110)," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125 (43), 2003, 13252-13257
  • L. J. Deiner and C. M. Friend, "Modification of the dehydrogenation activity of Nickel on O-covered Mo(110)," Surf. Sci., 539, 2003, 21-30
  • A. S. Y. Chan, L. J. Deiner, and C. M. Friend, "Search for intermediates in the catalytic reduction of NO by methane: the reaction of nitromethane on oxidized Mo(110)," J. Phys. Chem. B., 106 (51), 2002, 13318 - 13325
  • J. A. Levinson, I. Kretzschmar, M. A. Sheehy, L. J. Deiner, and C. M. Friend, "Rearrangement as a probe for radical formation: bromomethylcyclopropane on oxygen-covered Mo(110)," Surf. Sci., 479, 2001, 273 - 286
  • L. J. Deiner, S. L. Wilcke, C. M. Friend, and F. C. Nart, "Potential intermediate in CH4 - assisted reduction of nitric oxide: the reactions of methyl nitrite on oxidized Mo(110)," Surf. Sci., 477, 2001, L301- L307
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