Thomas Schwartz


Phone: (608) 265-3784

Status: 5th year graduate student

Hometown: Amesbury, Massachusetts

Research Area:

Interactions of biogenic impurities with hydrogenating metals, catalytic upgrading of biologically-derived molecules.


Schwartz, Thomas J.; Johnson, Robert L.; Cardenas, Javier; Okerlund, Adam; Da Silva, Nancy A.; Schmidt-Rohr, Klaus; Dumesic, James A. Engineerig Catalyst Microenvironments for Metal-Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Biologically Derived Platform Chemicals. Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2014) 53(47), 12718-12722.

Schwartz, Thomas J.; O'Neill, Brandon J.; Shanks, Brent H.; Dumesic, James A. Bridging the Chemical and Biological Catalysis Gap: Challenges and Outlooks for Producing Sustainable Chemicals. ACS Catalysis (2014), 4(6), 2060-2069.

Schwartz, Thomas J.; Goodman, Samuel M.; Osmundsen, Christian M.; Taarning, Esben; Mozuch, Michael D.; Gaskell, Jill; Cullen, Daniel; Kersten, Philip J.; Dumesic, James A. Integration of Chemical and Biological Catalysis: Production of Furylglycolic Acid from Glucose via Cortalcerone. ACS Catalysis (2013), 3(12), 2689-2693.

Chia, Mei; Schwartz, Thomas J.; Shanks, Brent H.; Dumesic, James A. Triacetic acid lactone as a potential biorenewable platform chemical. Green Chemistry (2012), 14(7), 1850-1853.

Schwartz, Thomas J.; van Heiningen, Adriaan R.P.; Wheeler, M. Clayton. Energy densification of leuvlinic acid by thermal deoxygenation. Green Chemistry (2010), 12(8), 1353-1356.

Schwartz, Thomas J.; Lawoko, Martin. Removal of Acid-Soluble Lignin from Biomass Extracts Using Amberlite XAD-4 Resin. Bioresources (2010), 5(4), 2337-2347.