Matthew Potter

matthew.potter [at]
ES&T 2016
Mailing Address: 

School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
311 Ferst Dr. NW
Atlanta, GA 30332-0100

Current Position: 
University of Southampton
Educational Background: 
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-2016

Research Position

Educational Background
MChem, Chemistry with Maths, University of Southampton, 2010.
PhD, Catalysis, University of Southampton, 2014
Christopher W. Jones
Project Title
CO2 adsorption of amine-alumina materials
Project Description
My project is based on developing and understanding the CO2 adsorption properties of alumina-supported amine materials.

1. Paterson, J.; Potter, M. E.; Gianotti, E.; Raja, R., Engineering active sites for enhancing synergy in heterogeneous catalytic oxidations. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 517-519.
2. Potter, M. E.; Paterson, J.; Raja, R., Transition Metal versus Heavy Metal Synergy in Selective Catalytic Oxidations. ACS. Catal. 2012, 2, 2446-2451.
3. Adams, R. D.; Chen, M.; Elpitiya, G.; Potter, M. E.; Raja, R., Iridium–Bismuth Cluster Complexes Yield Bimetallic Nano-Catalysts for the Direct Oxidation of 3-Picoline to Niacin. ACS Catal. 2013, 3, 3106-3110.
4. Potter, M. E.; Sun, D.; Gianotti, E.; Manzoli, M.; Raja, R., Investigating site-specific interactions and probing their role in modifying the acid-strength in framework architectures. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 13288-13295.
5. Gianotti, E.; Manzoli, M.; Potter, M. E.; Shetti, V. N.; Sun, D.; Paterson, J.; Mezza, T. M.; Levy, A.; Raja, R., Rationalising the role of solid-acid sites in the design of versatile single-site heterogeneous catalysts for targeted acid-catalysed transformations. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5, 1810-1819.
6. Raja, R.; Potter, M. E.; Newland, S. H., Predictive design of engineered multifunctional solid catalysts. Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 5940-5957.
7. Potter, M. E.; Cholerton, M. E.; Kezina, J.; Bounds, R.; Carravetta, M.; Manzoli, M.; Gianotti, E.; Lefenfeld, M.; Raja, R., Role of Isolated Acid Sites and Influence of Pore Diameter in the Low-Temperature Dehydration of Ethanol. ACS Catal., 2014, 4, 4161-4169.

Favorite sports team
Arsenal Football (Soccer) Club! Up The Gunners!
Favorite holiday
South Africa – Cape Town