Keith Hohn, Ph.D.

Dr. Keith Hohn

Professor and Chair

64 D Engineering Building
(513) 529-0327
hohnkl@miamioh.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering
    University of Minnesota
    1999
    Advisor: Lanny D. Shmidt
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering
    University of Kansas
    1995

Professional Experience

  • Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Scholars, Kansas State University, 2018-Present
  • William H. Honstead Professor of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, 2016-Present
  • Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, 2010-2016
  • Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, 2004-2010
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, 1999-2004
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, 1995-1999

Professional Activities

  • Science and Engineering Education Scholars Program, University of Wisconsin, 1999
  • Vice-Chair, Novel Reactor and New Reactor Concepts Session, AIChE National Meeting, 2001 and 2002
  • Vice-Chair, Fundamentals of Supported Catalysts Session, AIChE National Meeting, 2003
  • Vice-Chair, Sequestration and CO2 Capture for Sequestration – II, AIChE National Meeting, 2005
  • Consulted for Mid-American Commercialization Corporation (MACC), April 14-15, 2004
  • Vice-Chair, AIChE reaction engineering programming committee, 2005-2006
  • Chair, AIChE reaction engineering programming committee, 2006-2007
  • Chair, Microreactors Session, AIChE National Meeting, 2006
  • Chair, Microreactors Session, AIChE National Meeting, 2007
  • Chair, Fuel Processing for Fuel Cells, AIChE National Meeting, 2008
  • Chair, Microreaction Engineering Session, AIChE National Meeting, 2009
  • NSF Review Panelist (SBIR/STTR, REU, HyBi Program, Reaction Engineering and Catalysis Program)
  • Session Chair, Methods for Catalyst Characterization, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, 2011
  • Session Co-Chair for Catalytic Processing of Fossil and Biorenewable Feedstocks: Fuels III Session, AIChE National Meeting, 2012
  • Session Co-Organizer and Co-Chair for Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Fellow: Symposium in Honor of Larry Erickson, ACS National Meeting, 2013
  • Editor of special issue: "Feature Papers to Celebrate the Landmarks of Catalysts" in Catalysts, 2015
  • Session Chair, Catalytic Technologies for Fossil Fuels 2 and 3, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, 2017
  • Founding and Current Editor-In-Chief, Catalysts
  • Co-Founder of Great Plains Catalysis Society, 2017
  • Inaugural President of Great Plains Catalysis Society, 2017

Kansas State University

  • Department of Chemical Engineering Assessment Chair, 2018-Present
  • Department of Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Committee, 2017-Present
  • Selection Committee for University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, 2015-2017
  • Selection Committee for the Presidential Award for Distinguished Undergraduate student in Research, 2015-2017
  • Chair, College of Engineering Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2017-2018
  • College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research Search Committee, 2016
  • Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering Instructor Search Committee, 2016
  • College of Engineering Promotion and Tenure Committee, 2015-2017
  • Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning Search Committee Chair, 2013
  • College of Engineering Associate Dean for Research Search Committee Chair, 2012
  • Kansas State University Annual Campaign departmental representative 2011-2015
  • Coordinator, New Faculty Institute, 2010-2012
  • K-State 2025 Theme Committee for Undergraduate Educational Experience
  • College of Engineering Awards Committee, 2011
  • Faculty Senate, 2007-2010, 2018-Present
  • Faculty Senate Committee on University Planning, 2007-2010, 2018-Present
  • Advisor, Society of Women Engineers, Present
  • Department of Chemical Engineering Department Head Search Committee, 2009
  • Faculty Exchange on Teaching Excellence Advisory Committee, 2008-2012
  • Faculty Mentor, EXCITE! Program, every year from 2006-2010, 2012
  • Faculty Mentor, Engineering and Science Summer Institute (ESSI), 2007, 2008
  • Administrator, Learning Community Initiative, College of Engineering, 2006-2007
  • College of Engineering Dean Search Committee, 2006-2007
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Open House Faculty Advisor, 2006-Present
  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty Search Committee, 2006
  • Career and Employment Services College of Engineering Liaison Search Committee, 2006
  • College of Engineering Diversity Committee, 2004-Present
  • Department of Chemical Engineering Permanent Department Head Search Committee, 2004
  • Department of Chemical Engineering Interim Department Head Search Committee, 2003
  • College of Engineering Research Excellence Awards Committee, 2003
  • Organizer, Chemical Engineering Departmental Seminar Series, 2000-2002
  • College of Engineering Learning Effectiveness Committee, 2002
  • Faculty Mentor, ACS Project Seed, 2000, 2001, and 2002
  • Engineering LEA/RN, 1999-2001

Awards and Honors

  • Frankenhoff Outstanding Research Award, 2018
  • Coffman Chair for University Distinguished Teaching Scholars, 2018
  • "Mesoporous Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene" was named the "Best Presentation" of the Catalytic Processing of Fossil and Biorenewable Feedstocks V: Acids and Polyols" Session of the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Research, 2016
  • "Conversion of 2,3-butanediol to butenes over bifunctional catalysts in a single reactor" was selected as one of four Featured Articles from the October 2015 issue of the Journal of Catalysis
  • Senior Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Research Council at Katholieke Universiteit (KU)-Leuven - 2015
  • Engineering Research Teamwork Awards - 2015
  • Dean's Award of Excellence - 2014
  • Segebrecht Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award - 2012
  • James L. Hollis Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - 2012
  • Charles H. Scholer Outstanding Faculty Award - 2011
  • Outstanding Paper, 2010 ASEE Midwest Regional Meeting
  • Women in Engineering and Science Making A Difference Award - 2007
  • Myers-Alford Memorial Teaching Award - 2006
  • Sigma Xi - KSU Outstanding Junior Scientist, 2006
  • Wakonse Fellow - 2006
  • Engineering Student Council Award of Recognition for Outstanding Leadership, 2005 and 2006
  • Big Twelve Faculty Fellowship, 2001

Scientific and Professional Societies

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers
  • Omega Chi Epsilon
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • American Chemical Society
  • Society of Women Engineers    

Publications

Refereed
  • F. Zeng, J. Finke, D. Olsen, A. White, and K.L.Hohn, “Modeling of three-way catalytic converter performance with exhaust mixtures from dithering natural gasfueled engines”, Chem. Eng. Journal 352 (2018), 389-404.
  • K. Jasuja, K. Ayinde, C.L. Wilson, S.K. Behura, M.A. Ikenberry, D. Moore, K. Hohn, and V. Berry, “Introduction of Protonated Sites on Exfoliated, Large-Area Sheets of Hexagonal Boron Nitride”, ACS Nano 12 (2018), 9931-9939.
  • H.A. Al Atabi, Z.F. Al Auda, B. Padavala, M. Craig, K. Hohn, and J.H. Edgar, “Sublimation Growth and Characterization of Erbium Nitridue Crystals”, Crystal Growth and Design 18 (2018), 3762-3766.
  • Q. Zheng, J. Xu, B. Liu, and K.L. Hohn, “Mechanistic study of the catalytic conversion of 2,3-butanediol to butenes”, J. Catalysis 360 (2018), 221-239.
  • H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, P. Thapa, K.L. Hohn, and P.B. Amama, “Carbon nanotubesupported catalysts prepared by a modified photoFenton process for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis”, J. Catalysis 361 (2018), 278-289.
  • F. Zeng, S.H. Bossmann, M.G. Heidlage, and K.L. Hohn, “Transformation of 2,3-butanediol in a dual bed catalyst system”, Chemical Engineering Science 175 (2018), 387-395.
  • Z. Harandizadeh, J.Y. Xie, M.M. Moore, K.L. Hohn, and T. Ito, “Sensitization with Stannous Acetate in Dimethyl Sulfoxide for Silver Electroless Deposition”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 165 (2018), D488-D493.
  • Q.X. Zheng, J. Grossardt, H. Almkhelfe, J.Y. Xu, B.P. Grady, J.T. Douglas, P.B. Amama, and K.L. Hohn, “Study of mesoporous catalysts for conversion of 2,3-butanediol to butenes”, J. Catalysis 354 (2017), 182-196.
  • F. Zeng, W.J. Tenn, S.N.V.K. Aki, J.Y. Xu, B. Liu, and K. L. Hohn, “Influence of basicity on 1,3-butadiene formation from catalytic 2,3-butanediol dehydration overgamma-alumina” J. Catalysis. 344(2016), 77.
  • Y. Zhang, F. Zeng, K.L. Hohn, P.V. Vadlani, “Metabolic flux analysis of carbon balance in Lactobacillus strains”, Biotechnology Progress 32 (2016), 1397-1403.
  • F. Zeng and K.L. Hohn, “Modeling of three-way catalytic converter performance with exhaust mixture from natural gas-fueled engines”, Applied Catalysis B – Environmental 182 (2016), 570-579.
  • J. Masud, T.V. Nguyen, N. Singh, E. McFarland, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, C.J. Pan “A RhxSy/C Catalyst for the Hydrogen Oxidation and Hydrogen Evolution Reactions in HBr”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society 162 (2015), F455-F462.
  • J.Y. Xie, X.J. Sun, L. Barrett, B.R. Walker, D.R. Karote, J.M. Langemeier, X. Leaym, F. Kroh, W. Traylor, J. Feng, and K.L. Hohn, “Autothermal reforming and partial oxidation of n-hexadecane vai Pt/Ni bimetallic catalysts on ceria-based supports”, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40 (2015), 8510-8521.
  • A. Nepal, G. Chiu, J. Xie, G.P. Singh, N. Ploscariu, S. Klankowski, T. Sung, J. Li, B.N. Flanders, K.L. Hohn, and C.M. Sorenson, “Highly oxidized graphene nanosheets via the oxidation of detonation carbon”, App. Phys. A – Mat. Sci. and Proc. 120 (2015), 543-549.
  • H. Wang, T. Shrestha, M. Basel, M. Pyle, P. Thapa, D. Moore, M. Ikenberry, K.L. Hohn, V. Chikan, D. Troyer, and S. Bossmann, "Hexagonal Magnetite Nanoprisms: Preparation, Characterization and Cellular Uptake", Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 3 (2015), 4647-4653.
  • X.J. Sun, J.Y. Xie, J.Y. Xu, D.A. Higgins, and K.L. Hohn, “Single-Molecule Studies of Acidity Distributions in Mesoporous Aluminosilicate Thin Films”, Langmuir 31 (2015), 5667-5675.
  • Q. Zheng, M.D. Wales, M.G. Heidlage, M. Rezac, H. Wang, S.H. Bossman, and K.L. Hohn, “Conversion of 2,3-butanediol to butenes over bifunctional catalysts in a single reactor”, Journal of Catalysis 330 (2015), 222-237.
  • M. Ikenberry, L. Pena, D. Wei; H. Wang, S.H. Bossmann, T. Wilke, D. Wang, Donghai, V.R. Komreddy, D.P. Rillema, and K.L Hohn, “Acid monolayer functionalized iron oxide nanoparticles as catalysts for carbohydrate hydrolysis”, Green Chemistry 16 (2014), 836-843.
  • J. Masud, J. Walter, T.V. Nguyen, G. Lin, N. Singh, E. McFarland, H. Metium, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, C.J. Pan, and B.J. Hwang, “Synthesis of Characterization of RhxSy/C Catalysts for HOR/HER in HBr”, ECS Transactions 58 (2014), 37-43.
  • H. Wang, J. Hodgson, T.B. Shrestha, P.S. Thapa, D. Moore, X. Wu, M. Ikenberry, D.L. Troyer, D. Wang, K.L. Hohn, and S.H. Bossmann, “Carbon dioxide hydrogenation to aromatic hydrocarbons by using an iron/iron oxide nanocatalyst”
  • Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 5 (2014), 760-769.
  • L. Peña, F. Xu, K.L. Hohn, J. Li, and D. Wang, “Propyl-Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles as Catalyst for Pretreatment of Corn Stover”, Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology 5(2014), 8-16.
  • A. Multer, N. McGraw, K. Hohn, and P. Vadlani, “Production of methyl ethyl ketone from biomass using a hybrid biochemical/catalytic approach”, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 52(2013), 56-60.
  • J.M. Salazar and K.L. Hohn, “Partial oxidation of n-butane over a sol-gel prepared vanadium phosphorous oxide”, Catalysts 3(2013), 11-26.
  • P. Nguyen, J. Li, T.S. Sreeprasad, K. Jasuja, N. Mohanty, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, V.B. Shenoy, V.B. and V. Berry, “Covalent Functionalization of Dipole-Modulating Molecules on Trilayer Graphene: An Avenue for Graphene-Interfaced Molecular Machines”, Small 9 (2013), 3823-3828.
  • S. Cingarapu, D.B. Hamal, M.A. Ikenberry, C.M. Sorensen, K. Hohn and K.J. Klabunde, “Transformation of Indium Nanoparticles to β-Indium Sulfide: Digestive Ripening and Visible Light Induced Photocatalytic Properties,” Langmuir 28, 3569-3575 (2012).
  • L. Pena, M. Ikenberry, K.L. Hohn, and D. Wang, “Acid-Functionalized Nanoparticles for Pretreatment of Wheat Straw”, Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology 3 (2012), 342-352.
  • K. Walker, P. Vadlani, R. Madl, P. Ugorowski, and K.L. Hohn, “Ethanol fermentation from food processing waste”, Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy 32 (2013), 1280-1283.
  • B.-J. Ahn, J. Sung, J, Y. Li, N. Kim, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, N. Mohanty, P. Nguyen, T.S. Sreeprasad, S. Kraft, V. Berry, X. Sun, "Synthesis and Characterization of Amphiphilic Reduced Graphene Oxide with Epoxidized Methyl Oleate”, Advanced Materials 24 (2012), 2123-2129.
  • K. Brijwani, P.V. Vadlani, K.L. Hohn, D.E. Maier, “Experimental and theoretical analysis of a novel deep-bed solid-state bioreactor for cellulytic enzymes production”, Biochemical Engineering Journal 58-59 (2011), 110-123.
  • L. Pena, M. Ikenberry, B. Ware, K.L. Hohn, D. Boyle, X.S. Sun, and D. Wang, “Cellobiose hydrolysis using acid-functionalized nanoparticles”, Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering 16 (2011), 1214-1222.
  • L.E. Erickson, W. Griswold, K. Hohn, and O. Saulters, “Enriching Sustainability Education”, Journal of Sustainability Education 1 (2010),1.
  • Bhandari, W. Kim, K. Hohn, ”Luminol-Based Enhanced Chemiluminescence Assay for Quantification of Peroxidase and Hydrogen Peroxide in Aqueous Solutions: Effect of Reagent pH and Ionic Strength”, Journal of Environmental Engineering 136 (2010), 1147-1153.
  • D.B. Hamal, J.A. Haggstrom, G.L. Marchin, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, and K.J. Klabunde, “Photocatalyst Based on Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Co-Doped with Silver, Carbon, Sulfur”, Langmuir 26 (2010), 805-2810.
  • C.-C. Huang and K. L. Hohn, “Tetrakis(dimethylamino)ethylene Chemiluminescence (TDE CL) Characterization of the CMC and the Viscosity of Reversed Microemulsions”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 114 (2010), 2685-2694.
  • Y.-C. Lin and K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methanol and Ethanol for Hydrogen Generation”, ChemSusChem. 2 (2009), 927-940.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, L. Erickson, K. Hohn, R. Maghirang, and K. Klabunde, “Photocatalytic Degradation of Rhodamine B on C-, S-, N-, and Fe-doped TiO2 Under Visible-Light Irradiation”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 91 (2009), 657-662.
  • K.L. Hohn, C.-C. Huang, and C. Cao, “Catalytic Ignition of Light Hydrocarbons”, Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry 18 (2009), 115-123.
  • C.-C. Huang, K.L. Hohn, and J.R. Schlup, “The Influence of Surface Hydroxlys on Catalyzed Tetrakis(dimethylamino) ethylene Chemiluminescence”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 113 (2009), 11050-11059.
  • C. Cao and K.L. Hohn, “Study of Reaction Intermediates of Methanol Decomposition and Catalytic Partial Oxidation on Pt/Al2O3”, Applied Catalysis A: General 354 (2009), 26-32.
  • D.Y. Corredor, J.M. Salazar, K.L. Hohn, and D. Wang, “Evaluation and Characterization of Forage Sorghum as Feedstock for Fermentable Sugar Production”, Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 158 (2009), 164-170.
  • K.L. Hohn and T. Dubois, “Simulation of a Fuel Reforming System Based on Catalytic Partial Oxidation”, Journal of Power Sources 183 (2008), 295-302.
  • P. Lu, J.H. Edgar, C. Cao, K. Hohn, R. Dalmau, R. Schlesser, Z. Sitar, “Seeded growth of AlN on SiC substrates and defect characterization” Journal of Crystal Growth 310 (2008), 2464-2470.
  • R. Bass, T. Dunn, Y.-C. Lin, K. Hohn, “Syngas Production from Catalytic Partial Oxidation of n-Butane: Comparison between Incipient Wetness and Sol-gel Prepared Pt/Al2O3”, Ind. Eng. Chem.Res. 47 (2008), 7184-7189.
  • K.L. Hohn and C. Cao, “In-situ IR Investigation of Activation and Catalytic Ignition of Methane over Rh/Al2O3 Catalysts”, Applied Catalysis A: General 344 (2008), 78-87.
  • L.T. Fan, Y.-C. Lin, S. Shafie, K.L. Hohn, B. Bertók, F. Friedler, “Graph-Theoretic and Energetic Exploration of Catalytic Pathways of the Water-Gas Shift Reaction”, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineering 39 (2008), 467-473.
  • Y.-C. Lin, L.T. Fan, S. Shafie, K.L. Hohn, B Bertok, and F. Friedler, “Catalytic Pathways Identification for Partial Oxidation of Methanol on Copper-Zinc Catalysts: CH3OH + 1/2O2  CO2 + 2H2”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 47 (2008), 2523-2527.
  • T. Ito, S.M. Forman, C. Cao, F. Li, C.R. Eddy, M.A. Mastro, R. T. Holm, R.L. Henry, K.L. Hohn, and J.H. Edgar, “Self-assembled Monolayers of Alkylphosphonic Acid on GaN Substrates”, Langmuir 24 (2008), 6630-6635.
  • D.Y. Corredor, X.S. Sun, J.M. Salazar, K.L. Hohn, and D. Wang. “Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Soybean Hull Using Dilute Acid and Steam Explosion Pretreatments”, Journal of Biobased Materials and BioEnergy 2 (2008), 51-56.
  • X.X. Yang, C.D. Cao, L. Erickson, K. Hohn, R. Maghirang, and K. Klabunde, “Synthesis of Visible-Light-Active TiO2-Based Photocatalysts by Carbon and Nitrogen Doping”, Journal of Catalysis 260 (2008), 128-133.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, K. Hohn, L. Erickson, R. Maghirang, D. Hama., K. Klabunde, “Highly Visible-Light Active C- and V-Doped TiO2 for Degradation of Acetaldehyde”, Journal of Catalysis 252(2007), 296-302.
  • G.D. Claycomb, P.M. A. Sherwood, B.E. Traxel, and K.L. Hohn, “X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopic Study of the Surface State During Ethane OxidativeDehydrogenation at Millisecond Contact Times”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111 (2007) 18724-18730.
  • L.T. Fan, Y.-C. Lin, S. Shafie, K.L. Hohn, B Bertok, and F. Friedler, “Comment on: An Improved Microkinetic Model for the Water-Gas Shift Reaction on Copper”, Surface Science 601 (2007), 2401-2405.
  • X. Yang, K.L. Hohn, L.E. Erickson, C. Cao and K.J. Klabunde, “Adsorptive Desulfurization with Xerogel Derived Zinc-Based Nanocrystalline Aluminum Oxide”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 46 (2007), 4819-4823.
  • Y-C. Lin, K.L. Hohn, and S. M. Stagg-Williams, “Hydrogen Generation from Methanol Oxidation on Supported Cu and Pt Catalysts: Effects of Active Phases and Supports”, Applied Catalysis A: General 327 (2007), 164-172.
  • X. Yang, K.L. Hohn, L.E. Erickson, P. Jeevanandam and K.J. Klabunde, “Sol-Gel Cu-Al2O3 Adsorbents for Selective Adsorption of Thiophene out of Hydrocarbon”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 45 (2006), 6169-6174.
  • Bourane, C. Cao, and K.L. Hohn, “In Situ Infrared Study of the Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Pt/Al2O3”, Applied Catalysis A: General 302 (2006), 224-231.
  • Y.-C. Lin and K.L. Hohn, “Effect of Sol-Gel Synthesis on Physical and Chemical Properties of V/SiO2 and V/MgO Catalysts”, Catalysis Letters 107 (2006), 215-222.
  • P.P. Gupta, K.L. Hohn, K.J. Klabunde, A.F. Bedilo, and L.E. Erickson, “Transformation of Nanocrystalline MgO Pellets in Reaction with 1-Chlorobutane”, AIChE Journal 50 (2004), 3195-3205.
  • Z. Gu and K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Oxidation of Methanol on Nanoscale Copper Oxide and Nickel Oxide”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 43 (2004), 30-35.
  • R. Vidal-Michel, and K.L. Hohn , “Effect of Crystal Size on the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Butane”, Journal of Catalysis 221 (2004), 127-136.
  • B.E. Traxel and K.L. Hohn, “Partial Oxidation of Methanol at Millisecond Contact Times”, Applied Catalysis A: General, 244 (2003), 129-140.
  • B.E. Traxel and K.L. Hohn, “Effect of Chlorine Addition on Short Contact Time Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane”, Journal of Catalysis 212 (2002) 46-55.
  • K.L. Hohn and L.D. Schmidt, “Partial oxidation of methane to syngas at high space velocities over Rh-coated spheres”, Applied Catalysis A: General 211 (2001), 53-68.
  • K.L. Hohn, P.M. Witt, M.B. Davis, and L.D. Schmidt, “Methane Coupling to Acetylene over Pt Coated Monoliths at Millisecond Contact Times,” Catalysis Letters 54(1998), 113-118.
  • L.D. Schmidt, K.L. Hohn, and M.B. Davis, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane at Extremely Short Contact Times: Production of Acetylene,” in Natural Gas Conversion V, ed. A. Parmaliana, et.al. (Elsevier Science Publishers B.V.: Milan, Italy, 1998), 397-402.
Non-Refereed
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalysts – Looking Back and Peering Ahead”, Catalysts 7 (2017), 41.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Remembering ICC 16”, Catalysts 6 (2016), 153.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalysts Best Paper Award 2016”, Catalysts 6 (2016), 44
  • K.L. Hohn, “A New Year of Catalysts”, Catalysts 6 (2016), 16.
  • K.L. Hohn, “What in a number?”, Catalysts 5 (2015), 1304-1305.
  • Y.-C. Lin and K.L. Hohn, “Pervoskite catalysts – A Special Issue on Versatile Oxide Catalysts”, Catalysts 4(2014), 305-306.
  • K.L. Hohn “Welcome to Catalysts – A New Open Access Journal for a Growing Scientific Community”, Catalysts 1 (2011), 1.
Conference Proceedings Refereed
  • J. L. Anthony, K. L. Hohn, J. R. Schlup, C. Aiken, and C. Frampton, “Industrial-Academic Collaboration to Teach Chemical Process Safety”, Proceedings of the 2018 ASEE Midwest Regional Meeting, September 16th-18th, 2018.
  • K.L. Hohn, “The Chemical Engineering Behind How Pop Goes Flat: A Hands-On Experiment for Freshmen Students”, Chemical Engineering Education 41 (2007).
  • J. Masud, J. Walter, T. Van Nguuyen, G. Lin, N. Singh, E. McFarland, H. Metiu, M. Ikenberry, K.L. Hohn, B.J. Hwang, and C.-J. Pan, “Synthesis and Characterization of RhxSy/C Catalysts for HOR/HER in HBr” Proceedings of the 224 ECS Meeting.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Incorporating Creativity into a Capstone Engineering Design Course”, Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Midwest Regional Meeting, September 22nd-24th, 2010.
  • K.L. Hohn, L. Bitsie-Baldwin, J. Keen, H. Melhem, A. Pahwa, J. Wiersema, B. Licklider, “Learning Communities Focused on Student Learning and Teamwork Skills”, Proceedings of the 2007 ASEE Midwest Regional Meeting.
  • T. Ito, S. Forman, C. Cao, C. Eddy, M. Mastro, R. Holm, R. Henry, K. Hohn, J. Edgar, “Monolayer Formation on GaN Surface via Self-Assembly”, ECS Transactions, 11 (2007), 97-101.
  • P. Lu, J.H. Edgar, C. Cao, K. Hohn, R. Dalmau, R. Schlesser, and Z. Sitar, “Bulk AlN Crystal Growth on SiC Seeds and Defects Study”, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 955 (2007), 1.
Non-refereed
  • L. Pena, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, D. Boyle, and D. Wang, “Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles for Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Feedstocks”, Proceedings of the 2009 ASABE Annual International Meeting
  • C. Cao, K.L. Hohn, “In Situ FTIR Study of Catalytic Partial Oxidation”, Preprints – Proceedings of the AIChE 2007 National Meeting.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, K.L. Hohn, L. Erickson, R. Maghirang, K. Klabunde, “The synthesis and characterization of highly visible-active TiO2-based photocatalyst”, Preprints – Proceedings of the AIChE 2007 National Meeting.
  • A. Bhandari, W. Kim, K. Hohn, and G. J. Kluitenberg, “In-Situ Oxidation Polymerization of Phenolic Contaminants: Impact on the Transport and Retention of Phenol in Saturated Porous Media”, Proceedings of An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources, 2006.
  • Y.-C. Lin, K.L. Hohn, and S.M. Stagg-Williams, “Hydrogen Generation from Methanol Oxidation on Supported Pt and Cu Catalysts”, Preprints - Proceedings of the AIChE 2006 National Meeting.
  • C. Cao, A. Bourane, J. R. Schlup, and K. L. Hohn, “In-Situ Infrared Study of Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Rh/Al2O3”, Preprints - Proceedings of the AIChE 2006 National Meeting.
  • J.M. Salazar and K.L. Hohn, “Sol-gel Synthesis of Vanadium Phosphorous Oxides as Catalyst for the Partial Oxidation of Butane to Maleic Anhydride”, Preprints - Proceedings of the AIChE 2006 National Meeting.
  • Y.-C. Lin and K. L. Hohn, “Influence of the Morphology of the Oxide Supports on Catalytic Performances of V2O5/SiO2 and VOx/MgO Catalysts in Methanol Partial Oxidation”, Preprints - Proceedings of the AIChE 2005 National Meeting.
  • A. Bourane and K. L. Hohn “In Situ Infrared Study of the Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Pt/Al2O3”, Proceedings of the North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-27, 2005.
  • J. Salazar and K. L. Hohn “Preparation and Characterization of High Surface Area VOHPO4*0.5H2O”, Proceedings of the North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-27, 2005.
  • A. Bourane, C. Cao, and K.L. Hohn, “In Situ Infrared Study of the Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Pt/Al2O3”, Preprints – Proceedings from the AIChE 2004 National Conference.
  • J. Salazar and K.L. Hohn, “Preparation of High Surface Area VOHPO4∙0.5H2O with the Alkoxide Method”, Preprints – Proceedings from the AIChE 2004 National Conference.
  • P.P. Gupta, K.L. Hohn, L.E. Erickson, A.F. Bedilo, and K.J. Klabunde, “Evaluating Changes in Catalytic Activity and Adsorption of Nanocrystalline MgO in Reaction with 1-Chlorobutane with Reaction Time and Compression to Pellets”, Preprints – Proceedings from the AICHE 2003 National Convention.

Presentations

Invited Lectures
On-Campus
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Process for Converting 2,3-Butanediol to Butene”, Inorganic Chemistry Seminar Series, Kansas State University, September 16th, 2014.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Routes to Renewable Fuels”, REU Summer Academy in Sustainable Bioenergy, June 19th, 2014.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Keepin’ It Real: Using Unconventional Real-World Examples to Explain Concepts in Chemical Engineering”, KSU Spotlight on Teaching, March 31, 2014.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Keepin’ It Real: Using Unconventional Real-World Examples to Explain Concepts in Chemical Engineering”, Segebrecht lecture, February 12, 2013.
  • K.L. Hohn, "Catalytic Routes to Renewable Fuels", KSU IGERT Symposium Series, November 28, 2012.
  • K.L. Hohn, “X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy for Surface Characterization”, Center for Biobased Polymers by Design, Kansas State University, January 15, 2009
  • K.L. Hohn, “Heterogeneous Catalysis for Energy Applications”, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Seminar Series, Kansas State University, November 14, 2008
  • K.L. Hohn, “Ignition of Catalytic Partial Oxidation on Platinum and Rhodium Catalysts”,
  • Sigma-Xi Outstanding Junior Scientist Award lecture, Kansas State University, December 6, 2006.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Ignition of Methane Partial Oxidation”, Physical Chemistry Seminar Series, Kansas State University, March 7, 2006
  • K. L. Hohn, “Hydrogen Economy”, Sustainability Intersession Course, Kansas State University, January 5, 2006
  • K.L. Hohn, “Effect of Crystal Size on the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Butane on V/MgO Catalysts”, Nanotechnology and Its Potential Role in Homeland Security, Manhattan, KS, June 2-5, 2003.
  • K.L. Hohn, “The Effect of Chlorine Addition on the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane at Millisecond Contact Times”, Physical Chemistry Seminar Series, Kansas State University, February 25, 2003.
  • J.A. Buchholz, Z. Gu, J.L. Falconer, and K.L. Hohn, “Nanocrystals and Air Quality Research: Photocatalytic Oxidation and Decomposition”, Air Quality Seminar, Kansas State University, November 29, 2001.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Oxidative Catalysts for the Destruction of Odor”, Air Quality Seminar, Kansas State University, November 1st, 2000.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Nanocrystal Metal Oxides for Selective Oxidation”, Nanostructure Materials Seminar Series, Kansas State University, October 27th, 2000.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Partial Oxidation of Methane in Millisecond Contact Time Reactors: Complex Fluid Flow Applications”, Complex Fluid Flow Group, Kansas State University, October 18, 1999.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Short Contact Time Reactors: High Selectivity Processes for Light Hydrocarbon Conversion”, Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar Series, Kansas State University, October 12, 1999.
Off-Campus
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Fuels and Chemicals”, University of Missouri, February 1, 2017.
  • K.L. Hohn, "Bifunctional Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene", University of Lille (France), June 16, 2015.
  • K.L. Hohn, "Bifunctional Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene", Catholic University of Louvain (Belgium), June 5, 2015.
  • K.L. Hohn, "Bifunctional Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene", Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), April 17, 2015.
  • K.L. Hohn, "Bifunctional Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene", Katholieke Universiteit – Leuven (Belgium), February 17, 2015.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Partial Oxidation of Hydrocarbons”, guest lecture in a Master’s level class, Advanced Topics in Catalytic Technology, Katholieke Universiteit – Leuven (Belgium), April 24th, 2015.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Hydrogen Generation”, guest lecture in a Master’s level class, Advanced Topics in Catalytic Technology, Katholieke Universiteit – Leuven (Belgium), April 24th, 2015.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Hydrolysis of polymeric sugars using phosphonic and carboxylic-acid functionalized nanoparticles”, Kansas EPSCoR conference, October 7-8, 2013.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Modeling of NSCR Performance with Exhaust Mixtures from Natural GasFueled Engines”, PRCI Compressor and Pump Station Spring Technical Committee Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 11-13, 2013.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Nanoscale Catalysts for Production of Fuels and Chemicals”, Symposium in Honor of Kenneth J. Klabunde: Nanotechnology and Perspectives in Organometallic Materials, and Environmental Chemistry, June 1, 2013.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butadiene”, INVISTA, Orange, Texas, November 22, 2013.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Acid-Functionalized Nanoparticles for Acid Catalysis”, Pittsburg State University 2011 Nanotechnology Entrepreneurship Forum, April 29th, 2011.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Acid-Functionalized Nanoparticles for Hydrolysis of Cellulosic Biomass”, University of Tulsa, September 29, 2010.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Chemiluminescent Reactions on Metal Oxides”, University of Minnesota (Lanny Schmidt research group), June 9th, 2010.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Ignition of Hydrocarbons on Metal Foils and Supported Metal Catalysts”, From Surface Science to Short Contact Time Reactors: Celebrating the Scientific Contributions of Lanny D. Schmidt, University of Minnesota, October 27, 2008.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation (CPO) for Production of Hydrogen for Fuel Cells: Methanol CPO and Catalytic Ignition”, Fort Belvoir, July 12, 2005.
  • K.L. Hohn, “In Situ Infrared Studies of Catalytic Partial Oxidation at Millisecond Contact Times” Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, University of Kansas, September 28, 2004.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation at Millisecond Contact Times: Novel Route for Converting Light Hydrocarbons and Alcohols”, Department of Chemistry, Pittsburg State University, 2004.
  • B.E. Traxel and K.L. Hohn, “Addition of Chlorine to Catalytic Partial Oxidation”, University of Heidelberg, Warnatz research group, July 6th, 2001.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Chlorine Addition to Short Contact Time Oxidative Dehydrogenation”, Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, TX, June 21, 2001.
  • K.L. Hohn, “Selective Oxidative Conversion of Light Alkanes: Productive Coupling of Gas Phase and Surface Chemistry”, Phillips Petroleum, Bartlesville, OK, March 8, 2001.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Short Contact Time Reactors: High Yield Processes for Light Hydrocarbon Conversion” University of Colorado, Department of Chemical Engineering, Falconer and Noble research group, March 22, 2000.
  • K. L. Hohn and L.D. Schmidt, “Partial Oxidation of Methane to Syngas at High Space Velocities”, Exxon Research and Development Laboratories, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, February, 1999.
Conference Presentations
  • K.L. Hohn, J. Xie, and D.A. Higgins, “Single Molecule Spectroscopy for Characterizing Acid Sites in Metal Oxide Catalysts”, Great Plains Catalysis Society Spring Symposium, Manhattan, KS, April 18, 2018.
  • Z. Alauda, H. Alatabi, Q. Zheng, and K.L. Hohn, “Catalysts for Conversion of Methyl Ethyl Ketone to Butenes”, ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, Lawrence, KS, Oct. 18-20, 2018 (poster).
  • J. Xie, J. Xu, H. Wang, and K.L. Hohn, “Investigation acidity inside pores of SBA 15 via single molecule spectroscopy”, ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, Lawrence, KS, Oct. 18-20, 2018.
  • K.L. Hohn, Z. Alauda, Q. Zheng, “Controlling product selectivity in the conversion 2,3-butanediol to valuable products”, ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, Lawrence, KS, Oct. 18-20, 2018.
  • H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, K.L. Hohn, P.B. Amama, “Carbon nanotube-supported catalysts prepared by modified photo-Fenton process for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis”, ACS Midwest Regional Meeting, Lawrence, KS, Oct. 18-20, 2018.
  • Z. Alauda, H. Alatabi, Q. Zheng, and K.L. Hohn, “Catalysts for Conversion of Methyl Ethyl Ketone to Butenes”, AICHE National Meeting, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
  • H. Almkhelfe, X. Li, K. Hohn, and P.B. Amama, “Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts Prepared By a Modified Photo-Fenton Process for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis”, AICHE National Meeting, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
  • X. Li, H. Almkhelfe, K. Hohn, and P.B. Amama, “One-Step Synthesis of Carbon Nanotube-Supported Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts Via Liquid Injection Chemical Vapor Deposition”, AICHE National Meeting, Oct. 29 – Nov. 3, 2017, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Q. Zheng, B. Liu, J. Xu, and K. Hohn, “Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene over Microporous and Mesoporous Catalysts”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 4-9, 2017, Denver, CO.
  • H Almkhelfe, X. Li, K. Hohn, and P. Amama, “Carbon Nanotube-Supported Catalysts Prepared By a Modified Photo-Fenton Process for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, June 4-9, 2017, Denver, CO.
  • Q. Zheng, F. Zeng, and K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Fuels and Chemicals”, 16th International Congress on Catalysis, July 3-8, 2016, Beijing, China (poster).
  • Q. Zheng and K.L. Hohn, “Bifunctional Catalyst for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene”, Annual Meeting of the German Catalysis Society, March 11-13, 2015, Weimar, Germany (poster).
  • Q. Zheng and K.L. Hohn, “One Step Hydrodeoxygenation of Fermentative 2,3-Butanediol to Butene over Bifunctional Catalysts”, 24th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 14-19, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA (poster).
  • F. Zeng and K.L. Hohn, “Modeling of TWC Converter Performance with Exhaust Mixture from Natural Gas-fueled Engines”, 24th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 14-19, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA (poster).
  • F. Zeng and K.L. Hohn, “One Step Hydrodeoxygenation of Fermentative 2,3-Butanediol to Butene over Bifunctional Catalysts”, 24th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society, June 14-19, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA (poster).
  • L.E. Erickson, K.L. Hohn, W. Griswold, “Sustainable Energy REU at Kansas State University”, AICHE National Meeting, November 15-21, 2014, Atlanta, GA.
  • J. Masud, J. Walter, T. Nguyen, G. Lin, N. Singh, E. McFarland, H. Metiu, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, C.-J. Pan, and B.-J. Hwang, “Synthesis and Characterization of RhxSy/C Catalysts for HOR/HER in HBr”, 224th Electrochemistry Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27-November 1, 2013.
  • J. Masud, J. Walter, T. Nguyen, G. Lin, N. Singh, E. McFarland, H. Metiu, M. Ikenberry, K. Hohn, C.-J. Pan, and B.-J. Hwang, “Rhodium Sulfide Catalysis for HER/HOR in H2-Br2 Fuel Cells”, AICHE 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 3-8, 2013.
  • J. Xie, “Pt/Ni Bimetallic Nanoparticles On Ceria- Based Supports: Hydrogen Production From Autothermal Reforming of Higher Hydrocarbons", AICHE 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 3-8, 2013.
  • K. Hohn, D. Higgins and X. Sun, “Probing the Acidity of Nanoscale Domains with Single-molecule Spectroscopy in Mesoporous Si-Al Thin Films”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Louisville, KY, June 2-7, 2013.
  • Q. Zheng and K. Hohn, “Bifunctional Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene” (Poster), North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Louisville, KY, June 2-7, 2013.
  • Q. Zheng and K.L. Hohn, “Bifunctional catalysts for one-step conversion of 2,3-butanediol to butene”, American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11, 2013.
  • X. Sun, K.L. Hohn, and D.A. Higgins, “Probing Individual Acidic Catalytic Sites with Single Molecule Spectroscopy”, AIChE National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 28-November 2, 2012.
  • L. Pena, F. Xu, K.L. Hohn and D. Wang, “Pretreatment of Corn Stover Using PropylSulfonic Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles”, AIChE National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 28-November 2, 2012.
  • M. Ikenberry, M. and K.L. Hohn, “Distinguishing Between Amine and Carboxylate Bonds to Iron Oxide Nanoparticles”, AIChE National Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 28-November 2, 2012.
  • M. Ikenberry and K.L. Hohn, “Acid-Functionalized Nanoparticles as Separable, Stable Acid Catalysts“, 15th International Congress on Catalysis, Munich, Germany, July 1st-6th, 2012(poster).
  • L.E. Erickson, K.L. Hohn, and J.R. Schlup, “Preparing Students for Careers in Which Sustainability Will Grow in Importance”, AIChE National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.
  • L. Pena, B.R. Ware, M. Ikenberry, K.L. Hohn, D.L. Boyle, S. Sun, and D. Wang, “Cellobiose Hydrolysis Using Acid-Functionalized Nanoparticles”, AIChE National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.
  • K. Brijawni, P. Vadlani, K. Hohn, and D. Maier, “Efficient Production of Cellulytic Enzymes from Agricultural Residues Using a Novel Deep-Bed Solid-State Bioreactor”, AIChE National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011. (poster).
  • X. Sun, A. Kirkeminde, D.A. Higgins, and K.L. Hohn, “Single Molecule Spectroscopy for Characterization of Acid Catalysts”, AIChE National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.
  • K. Jasuja, K. Ayinde, C. Davis, M. Ikenberry, K.L. Hohn, and V. Berry, “Synthesis of Solvent Dispersed Ultrathin Sheets of Boron Nitride”, AIChE National Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 16-21, 2011.
  • K.L. Hohn, M. Ikenberry, L. Pena, and D. Wang, “Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles: Novel Catalysts for Hydrolysis”, 22nd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Detroit, MI, June 5-11, 2011.
  • M.A. Ikenberry, L. Pena, D. Wang, and K. Hohn, “Di-acid functionalized iron oxide nanoparticles: Stability and catalytic activity”, American Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Wichita, KS, October 27-30, 2010.
  • M.A. Ikenberry, L. Pena, D. Wang, and K.L. Hohn, “Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles for Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Feedstocks”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 7-12, 2010.
  • K. Jasuja, M. Ikenberry, J.A. Robinson, M.A. Fanton, K. Hohn, “n6 Chemical Modification of Epitaxial Graphene: A New Chemical Route for Atomic Layer Deposition and Fabricating Ultrsensitive Biological Sensors”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 7-12, 2010.
  • K. Hohn, M. Ikenberry, D. Wang, and L. Pena, “Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles for Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Feedstocks”, National AIChE Meeting, Nashville, November 8-13, 2009.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, K.J. Klabunde, R. Maghirang, K. Hohn, and L. Erickson, “Photocatalytic Activity of Multi-Doped TiO2 Nanoparticles”, National AIChE Meeting, Nasvhville, November 8-13, 2009.
  • T.J. Selbe, K.L. Hohn, and J.L. Anthony, “Adsorption of Warfare Simulants with Ordered Porous Materials”, National AIChE Meeting, Nasvhville, November 8-13, 2009.
  • K.L. Hohn and C.-C. Huang, “Estimation of Critical Micelle Concentration (CMC) Using Tetrakis(dimethylamino) Ethylene Chemiluminescence”, National AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, November 16-21, 2008.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, L. Erickson, K. Hohn, R. Maghiran, K.J. Klabunde, “Degradation of Acetaldehyde with Doped TiO2 Photocatalyst Under Visible Light Irradiation”, National AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, November 16-21, 2008.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, L. Erickson, K. Hohn, R. Maghirang, K.J. Klabunde, “Synthesis and Characterization of Visible-Light-Active TiO2-Based Photocatalysts”, National AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia, November 16-21, 2008.
  • A. More, J.R. Schlup, and K.L. Hohn, “A New Path to Green Hydrocarbon Fuels”, Sustainability of Biofuels meeting, Manhattan, KS, September 16, 2008.
  • C.-C. Huang and K.L. Hohn, “Surface Characterization of Al2O3 by Tetrakis(dimethyleamino) Ethylene”, American Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Kearney, October 8-11, 2008.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, K. L. Hohn, L. Erickson, R. G. Maghirang, K. J. Klabunde, “CarbonDoped Titanium Oxide Photocatalyst: Degradation of Acetaldehyde”, American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Kansas City, November 7-10, 2007.
  • J.M. Salazar, K. Hohn, “Sol-Gel Synthesis of Nanostructured Vanadium Phosphorous Oxides as Catalysts for the Partial Oxidation of Butane to Maleic Anhydride”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 4-9, 2007.
  • K. Hohn, “Build Your Own Water Gun – A Project to Introduce Chemical Engineering to Students”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 4-9, 2007.
  • D. Corredor, D. Wang, X. Sun, J. Salazar, K. Hohn, “Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Soybean Hulls”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 4-9, 2007.
  • C. Cao, K.L. Hohn, “In Situ FTIR Study of Catalytic Partial Oxidation”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 4-9, 2007.
  • C.-C. Huang, K.L. Hohn, “The Influence of Surface Hydroxyls on Catalyzed Tetrakis(Dimethylamino)Ethylene Chemiluminescence”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 4-9, 2007.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, K. Hohn, L. Erickson, R. Maghirang, K. Klabunde, “Preparation and Characterization of Highly Visible-Active TiO2-Based Photocatalysts”, National AIChE Meeting, Salt Lake City, November 4-9, 2007.
  • T. Ito, S. Forman, C. Cao, C. Eddy, M. Mastro, R. Holm, R. Henry, K. Hohn, J. Edgar, “Monolayer Formation on GaN Surface via Self-Assembly”, 212th ECS Meeting, Washington, D.C., October 7 -12, 2007.
  • K.L. Hohn, L. Bitsie-Baldwin, J. Keen, H. Melhem, A. Pahwa, J. Wiersema, B. Licklider, “Learning Communities Focused on Student Learning and Teamwork Skills”, ASEE Midwest Regional Meeting, Wichita, KS, September 19-21, 2007.
  • A. Bhandari, W. Kim, K. Hohn, and G. J. Kluitenberg, “In-Situ Oxidation Polymerization of Phenolic Contaminants: Impact on the Transport and Retention of Phenol in Saturated Porous Media”, An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources, New Delhi, India, December 18-20, 2006.
  • Y.-C. Lin, K.L. Hohn, and S.M. Stagg-Williams, “Hydrogen Generation from Methanol Oxidation on Supported Pt and Cu Catalysts”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • C. Cao, A. Bourane, J. R. Schlup, and K. L. Hohn, “In-Situ Infrared Study of Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Rh/Al2O3”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • J.M. Salazar and K.L. Hohn, “Sol-gel Synthesis of Vanadium Phosphorous Oxides as Catalyst for the Partial Oxidation of Butane to Maleic Anhydride”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • K. L. Hohn, “Ignition of Catalytic Partial Oxidation on Platinum and Rhodium Catalysts”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • X. Yang, C. Cao, L.E. Erickson, K. L. Hohn, K.J. Klabunde, “Zinc-Based Nanocrystalline Aluminum Oxide Adsorbents for Desulfurization Application”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • A. More, J.R. Schlup, K.L. Hohn, “Preliminary Investigations of the Catalytic Deoxygenation of Fatty Acids”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • L.T. Fan, Y.-C. Lin, S. R. Shafie, K.L. Hohn, B. Bertok, and F. Friedler, “Microkinetic Model for the Water Gas Shift Reaction on Supported Copper Catalysts”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006.
  • Y.-C. Lin, L.T. Fan, S. R. Shafie, K.L. Hohn, B. Bertok, and F. Friedler, “Catalytic Pathways Identification for Partial Oxidation of Methanol on Copper-Zinc Catalysts”, National AIChE Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 12-17, 2006 (poster).
  • A. More, J. R. Schlup, and K. L. Hohn “Preliminary studies on the deoxygenation of fatty acids into hydrocarbon feedstocks”, 34th Annual Biochemical Engineering Symposium, University of Oklahoma, April 23, 2005 (poster).
  • X. Yang, L. E. Erickson, K. L. Hohn, P. Jeevanandam and K. J. Klabunde “Sol-gel Derived Cu-Al2O3 Adsorbent for Selective Adsorption of Thiophene from Hydrocarbon Liquid”, Midwest Regional ACS Conference, Joplin, MO, October 22-25, 2005 (poster).
  • A. Bourane and K. L. Hohn “In Situ Infrared Study of the Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Pt/Al2O3”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-27, 2005.
  • J. Salazar and K. L. Hohn “Preparation and Characterization of High Surface Area VOHPO4*0.5H2O”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 22-27, 2005 (poster).
  • “Influence of the Morphology of the Oxide Supports on Catalytic Performances of V2O5/SiO2 and VOx/MgO Catalysts in Methanol Partial Oxidation”, Yu-Chuan Lin and Keith L. Hohn, National AIChE Meeting, Cincinatti, OH, October 30-Nov. 4th, 2005.
  • J. Salazar and K.L. Hohn, “Preparation of High Surface Area VOHPO4∙0.5H2O with the Alkoxide Method”, 2004 AIChE National Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7-12, 2004.
  • A. Bourane, C. Cao, J.R. Schlup, and K.L. Hohn, “In Situ Infrared Study of the Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Pt/Al2O3”, 2004 AIChE National Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7-12, 2004.
  • C.-C. Huang and K.L. Hohn, “Chemiluminescence from Surface Reaction on Metal Oxide Nanocrystals”, 2004 AIChE National Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7-12, 2004 (Poster).
  • K.L. Hohn, “The Chemical Engineering Behind How Pop Goes Flat: A Hands-On Experiment for Freshmen Students”, 2004 AIChE National Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7-12, 2004 (Poster).
  • S.R. Tomlinson, C.-C. Huang, and K.L. Hohn, “Chemiluminescence from Reaction of luminol with Superbasic Solids”, American Chemical Society 39th Midwest Regional Meeting, Manhattan, KS, October 20-22, 2004 (Poster).
  • A. More, K. Hohn, and J.R. Schlup, “Preliminary Studies on the Deoxygenation of Fatty Acids to Hydrocarbon Feedstocks”, American Chemical Society 39th Midwest Regional Meeting, Manhattan, KS, October 20-22, 2004.
  • J. M. Salazar and K.L. Hohn, “Preparation of High Surface Area VOHPO4*0.5H2O with the Alkoxide Method”, American Chemical Society 39th Midwest Regional Meeting, Manhattan, KS, October 20-22, 2004.
  • C. Cao, A. Bourane, J.R. Schlup, and K.L. Hohn, “In Situ Infrared Study of the Catalytic Ignition of Methane on Pt/Al2O3”, American Chemical Society 39th Midwest Regional Meeting, Manhattan, KS, October 20-22, 2004.
  • C.-C. Huang and K.L. Hohn, “Chemiluminescence from Surface Reaction on MetalOxide Nanocrystals”, American Chemical Society 39th Midwest Regional Meeting, Manhattan, KS, October 20-22, 2004.
  • A. More, K.L. Hohn, and J.R. Schlup, “Preliminary Studies on the Deoxygenation of Fatty Acids to Hydrocarbon Feedstocks”, Bioprocession and Industrial Value Added Program (BIVAP) facility dedication, October 15, 2004 (Poster).
  • K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation for Hydrogen Generation”, Kansas EPSCoR Conference”, Manhattan, KS, September 8th, 2004 (Poster).
  • Z. Gu and K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Oxidation of Methanol on Nanoscale Copper Oxide and Nickel Oxide”, AIChE National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2003.
  • P.P. Gupta, A.F. Bedilo, K.L. Hohn, K.J. Klabunde, and L.E. Erickson, “Evaluating Changes in Catalytic Activity and Adsorption of Nanocrystalline MgO in Reaction with 1-Chlorobutane with Reaction Time and Compression into Pellets”, AIChE National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November, 2003.
  • P. P. Gupta, K. J. Klabunde, A. Bedilo, K. L. Hohn, and L. E. Erickson, “Evaluating the Kinetic or Diffusion Limitation in Reaction of 1-Chlorobutane with Nanocrystalline Magnesium Oxide Pellets”, Nanotechnology and Its Potential Role in Homeland Security, Manhattan, KS, June 2-5, 2003.
  • Z. Gu and K. L. Hohn, “Catalytic Oxidation of Methanol on Nanoscale Copper Oxide and Nickel Oxide”, Nanotechnology and Its Potential Role in Homeland Security, Manhattan, KS, June 2-5, 2003.
  • P. P. Gupta, K. J. Klabunde, A. Bedilo, K. L. Hohn, and L. E. Erickson, “Evaluating the Kinetic or Diffusion Limitation in Reactions of 1-Chlorobutane with Nanocrystalline Magnesium Oxide Pellets”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Cancun, Mexico, June 1-6, 2003.
  • B. E. Traxel and K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Alcohols”, American Chemical Society – Midwest Regional Meeting, Lawrence, KS, November 23-25, 2002.
  • R. Vidal-Michel and K.L. Hohn, “Oxidative Dehydrogenation Over MgO and V/MgO Nanocrystals”, AIChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, November, 2002.
  • B.E. Traxel and K.L. Hohn, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Alcohols at Millisecond Contact Times”, Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Lawrence, Kansas, October, 2002.
  • K.L. Hohn and B.E. Traxel, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methanol at Millisecond Contact Times”, 2001 AIChE National Meeting, Reno, Nevada, November, 2001.
  • K.L. Hohn and B.E. Traxel, “Chlorine Addition to Short Contact Time Ethane Oxidative Dehydrogenation”. 2001 North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June, 2001 (poster).
  • B. E. Traxel and K.L. Hohn, “Chlorine Addition to Short Contact Time Oxidative Dehydrogenation”. 2000 AIChE Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, November, 2000 (poster).
  • K.L. Hohn, S. Tummala, and L.D. Schmidt, “High Selectivity to Syngas in Catalytic Partial Oxidation”. 1999 AIChE Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, November, 1999.
  • M.J. Parent, K.L. Hohn, P.M. Witt, W.J. Smyrl, and L.D. Schmidt, “Oxidative Dehydrogenation on VOx Catalysts at Short Contact Times”. 1999 AIChE Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, November, 1999.
  • K.L. Hohn and L.D. Schmidt, “Partial Oxidation of Methane at Very High Flowrates: Production of Acetylene”. 1998 AIChE Annual Meeting, Miami, Florida, November, 1998.
  • L.D. Schmidt, K.L. Hohn, and M.B. Davis, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Methane at Extremely Short Contact Times: Production of Acetylene”. Fifth International Gas Conversion Symposium, Milan, Italy, 1998.

Patents

  • Alauda, Z., H. Al-Altabi, K.L. Hohn, Provisional Patent Application No. 62/440,482 and 62/447,994, “Catalysts and Methods for Converting Methyl Ethyl Ketone to Butene”, 2017.
  • Hohn, K.L., L.D. Schmidt, S.C. Reyes, J.S. Feeley, “Catalytic Partial Oxidation - Particulate Catalysts”, United States Patent US 6,455,597 B2, 2001.

Funded Projects

  • “REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century” (co-PI with Larry Erickson, senior personnel include Placidus Amama, Donghai Wang, Anil Pahwa, Jun Li, Wendy Griswold), NSF, $361,263, 3/15-2/19.
  • “SusChEM: Single Molecule Studies of Aldol Condensation on Heterogeneous Catalysts” (co-PI with Daniel Higgins), NSF, $400,000, 9/17-9/20.
  • “REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century” (co-PI with Larry Erickson, senior personnel include Donghai Wang, Anil Pahwa, Ken Klabunde, Jennifer Anthony, Ben Champion, Jun Li, Wendy Griswold), NSF, $316,398, 3/12-2/15.
  • “Impact of Amines on Catalytic Dehydration of 2,3-butanediol to 1,3-butadiene” (PI), Invista, Inc., $173,655, 1/1/13-12/31/14.
  • “Novel process for biomass conversion to butylenes”, (co-PI at KSU with Vadlani, Mukund Karanjikar at Technology Holding LLC as PI), DOD SBIR Phase II, $262,500 (my share is half), 3/1/12-5/31/14.
  • “Modeling of NSCR Performance with Exhaust Mixtures from Natural Gas-Fueled Engines”, Pipeline Research Consortium Internationale, $25,430, 1/14-1/15.
  • “Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Reforming of Hydrocarbon Fuels” (PI at KSU, with Franklin Kroh at Nanoscale Corporation), DOD STTR Phase II, $300,000 (my share), 9/11-2/13.
  • “Single Molecule Spectroscopy for Characterization of Mesoporous Acid Catalysts”, CoPI with Daniel Higgins(Chemistry), American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Foundation, $100,000, 1/11-12/13.
  • “Acid-Functionalized Nanoparticles for Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass”, Co-PI with Donghai Wang (BAE), NSF, $322,999, 9/10-8/13.
  • “Bimetallic Nanoparticle Catalysts for Reforming of Military Logistic Fuels”, DOD STTR, $50,000, 3/10-9/10.
  • “Novel process for biomass conversion to butylenes”, (co-PI at KSU with Vadlani, Mukund Karanjikar at Technology Holding LLC as PI), DOD SBIR Phase I, $45,000, 1/10/2011-7/9/2011.
  • “REU Site: Earth, Wind, and Fire: Sustainable Energy for the 21st Century”, Co-PI with Larry Erickson, NSF, $269,445, 3/09-2/12.
  • “Sensors for Detection of Chemical and Explosive Weapons” (with Anthony), Urban Operations Laboratory, M2 Technologies/DOD, $98,457 + $5000 for equipment, 10/07-3/09.
  • “Acid Functionalized Nanoparticles for Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Feedstocks” (with Wang, BAE), Center for Sustainable Energy, Kansas State University, $84,250, 9/08-9/09.
  • “Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy” (with Li(Chem.), Higgins(Chem.), Klabunde(Chem.), Jankowiak(Chem.), Sun(Grain Science), Wang(BAE) others), NSF EPSCoR, $14,000 out of $800,000 per year, 6/2009-5/2014.
  • “Equipment Grant to Purchase Gravimetric Microbalance Related to Chemical and Explosive Weapons Project” (with Anthony), Urban Operations Laboratory, M2 Technologies/DOD, $120,000, Dec. 2008.
  • “X-ray Absorption Studies of Vanadium-Containing Metal Oxide Nanocrystals”, DOE EPSCoR, $246,902, 7/01-6/04.
  • “X-ray Absorption Studies of Vanadium-Containing Metal Oxide Nanocrystals”, Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $51,052, 7/01-6/04.
  • “Catalytic Partial Oxidation”, NSF International Programs, $12,400, 1/01-1/03.
  • “Environmental Air Quality”, NSF-EPSCoR, $36,668 (direct costs) out of $750,000, 9/00-8/02.
  • “Travel to the North American Catalysis Society Meeting”, Kansas State University President’s Faculty Development Awards, $700, 9/00-8/01.
  • “Reactor System for Studying Catalytic Reactions of Biobased Feedstocks”, Schlup and Hohn, Ag Product Utilization Forum, K-State Research and Extension, $15,630, 7/01-6/02.
  • “In Situ Infrared Studies of Catalytic Partial Oxidation at Millisecond Contact Times” (with Schlup), DOD DEPSCoR, $500,000, 6/03-6/07.
  • “In Situ Infrared Studies of Catalytic Partial Oxidaiton at Millisecond Contact Times” (with Schlup), Kansas Technology Enterprise Corporation, $175,000, 6/03-6/07.
  • “Urban Operations Laboratory – Infrared Emissions”, M2 Technologies/DOD, ~$233,000 (direct costs) out of ~$5,000,000, 08/02-08/06
  • “Urban Operations Laboratory – GelCaps”, M2 Technologies/DOD, ~$504,138 (direct costs), 03/05-03/10
  • “X-ray Photoelectron Spectrometer for Characterization of Partial Oxidation Catalysts”, DOD, $181,000, 04/05-03/06