Konstantinos Papanikolaou

Position title: Post-Doctorate

Email: kpapanikolao@wisc.edu

Address:
2733 Engineering Hall

Education:

PhD Chemical Engineering
University College London

PDEng Process & Product Design
Eindhoven University of Technology

MSc Chemical & Process Engineering
University College London

Awards:

  • TU/e PDEng Thesis Award 2017 – The Best Thesis of the PDEng Process & Product Design Program

Publications:

  1. Directing reaction pathways via in situ control of active site geometries in PdAu single-atom alloy catalysts”, M. Ouyang, K. G. Papanikolaou, A. Boubnov, A. S. Hoffman, G. Giannakakis, S. R. Bare, M. Stamatakis, M. Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, and E. C. H. Sykes, Nature Communications 12, 1549 (2021). [DOI]
  2. The Catalytic Decomposition of Nitrous Oxide and the NO + CO Reaction over Ni/Cu Dilute and Single Atom Alloy Surfaces: First-principles Microkinetic Modelling”, K. G. Papanikolaou and M. Stamatakis, Catalysis Science & Technology (2021). [DOI]
  3. Surface facet dependence of competing alloying mechanisms”, Y. Wang, K. G. Papanikolaou, R. T. Hannagan, D. A. Patel, T. A. Balema, L. A. Cramer, P. L. Kress, M. Stamatakis, and E. C. H. Sykes, The Journal of Chemical Physics 153, 244702 (2020). [DOI]
  4. Toward the Accurate Modeling of the Kinetics of Surface Reactions Using the Kinetic Monte Carlo Method”, K. G. Papanikolaou and M. Stamatakis. Book chapter in Computational Modelling of Nanomaterials, Volume 18 by Elsevier (2020). [DOI]
  5. On the Behaviour of Structure-Sensitive Reactions on Single Atom and Dilute Alloy Surfaces”, K. G. Papanikolaou and M. Stamatakis, Catalysis Science & Technology 10, 5815 (2020). Featured on the cover of Catalysis Science & Technology. [DOI]
  6. Engineering the Surface Architecture of Highly Dilute Alloys: an ab initio Monte-Carlo Approach”, K. G. Papanikolaou, M. T. Darby, and M. Stamatakis, ACS Catalysis 10, 1224 (2020). Featured on the cover of ACS Catalysis. [DOI]
  7. CO-Induced Aggregation and Segregation of Highly Dilute Alloys: A Density Functional Theory Study”, K. G. Papanikolaou, M. T. Darby, and M. Stamatakis, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123, 9128 (2019). Featured on the cover of The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. [DOI]
  8. Adlayer Structure and Lattice Size Effects on Catalytic Rates Predicted from KMC Simulations: NO Oxidation on Pt(111)”, K. G. Papanikolaou, M. T. Darby, and M. Stamatakis, The Journal of Chemical Physics 149, 184701 (2018). [DOI]