Alvaro Posada-Borbón

Position title: Post-Doctorate

Email: posadaborbon@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-3777

Address:
2745 Engineering Hall

Education:

Ph.D. in Materials Science
Chalmers University of Technology

Lic. Eng. in Materials Science
Chalmers University of Technology

M.Sc. in Applied Physics
Chalmers University of Technology

B.Sc. in Physics
Universidad de Sonora

Awards:

  • Full scholarship for master’s degree studies, CONACyT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia/National Council of Science and Technology)/Sonora State Government.Ref.No.328617/383262.2013
  • Bachelor thesis stipend, CONACyT (Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia/NationalCouncil of Science and Technology) Project No.180424

Publications:

  1. Molecular dynamics and DFT study of 38-atom coinage metal clusters”, O. A. Sanders-Gutierrez, A. Luna-Valenzuela, A. Posada-Borbón, J.C. Schön, and A. Posada-Amarillas, Computational Materials Science 201, 110908 (2022). [DOI]
  2. A First-Principles-Based Microkinetic Study of CO2 Reduction to CH3OH over In2O3(110)”, A. Posada-Borbón and H. Grönbeck, ACS Catalysis 11, 9996 (2021). [DOI]
  3. On the signatures of oxygen vacancies in o 1s core level shifts”, A. Posada-Borbón, N. Bosio, and H. Grönbeck, Surface Science 705, 121761 (2021). [DOI]
  4. Hydrogen adsorption on In2O3(111) and In2O3(110)”, A. Posada-Borbón and H. Grönbeck, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 22, 16193 (2020). [DOI]
  5. CO2 adsorption on hydroxylated In2O3(110)”, A. Posada-Borbón and H. Grönbeck, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 21, 21698 (2019). [DOI]
  6. Correlation between Ethylene Adsorption Energies and Core-Level Shifts for Pd Nanoclusters”, A. A. Tal, A. Posada-Borbón, H. J. Grönbeck, and I.A. Abrikosov, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123, 2544 (2019). [DOI]
  7. Steps Control the Dissociation of CO2 on Cu(100)”, B. Hagman, A. Posada-Borbón, A. Schaefer, M. Shipilin, C. Zhang, L. R. Merte, A. Hellman, E. Lundgren, H. Grönbeck, and J. Gustafson, Journal of the American Chemical Society 140, 12974 (2018). [DOI]
  8. A theoretical study on the geometry and spectroscopic properties of ground-state and local minima isomers of (CuS)(n=2-6) clusters”, J. C. Luque-Ceballos, A. Posada-Borbón, R. Herrera-Urbina, R. Aceves, O. J. Juarez-Sanchez, and A. Posada-Amarillas, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures 97, 1 (2018). [DOI]
  9. Initial oxidation of Cu(100) studied by X-ray photo-electron spectroscopy and density functional theory calculations”, A. Posada-Borbón, B. Hagman, A. Schaefer, C. Zhang, M. Shipilin, A. Hellman, J. Gustafson, and H. Grönbeck, Surface Science 675, 64 (2018). [DOI]
  10. Cluster Size Effects in Ethylene Hydrogenation over Palladium”, A. Posada-Borbón, C.J. Heard, and H. Grönbeck, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121, 10870 (2017). [DOI]
  11. Theoretical DFT study of homonuclear and binary transition-metal dimers”, A. Posada-Borbón and A. Posada-Amarillas, Chemical Physics Letters 618, 66 (2015). [DOI]