Matteo Lusi

Postdoctoral Researcher

 
researcher

Biography

Matteo obtained his Laurea in Chimica from the University of Bologna (Italy) in 2005 and his PhD from the University of Bristol (UK) in 2010. He worked as a postdoc in Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and in New York University - Abu Dhabi (UAE) before moving to Limerick in 2014.

His research interests include molecular crystallography, solid-state reactions, and solid solutions.

At the end of 2017 Matteo had published 45 peer reviewed papers 1 editorial commentary, 1 conference paper 1 book chapter and 1 patent.
He was awarded with a Claude Leon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2009 and he is currently funded through a Starting Investigator Research Grant from Science Foundation Ireland.

Research Interests

Crystal Engineering, Solid Solutions, Solid State Reactions, Solid State Chemistry, Crystallography, Polymorphism

Book Chapters

Year Publication
2017 'Solid Solutions Mixed Crystals and Eutectics'
Lusi, Matteo (2017) 'Solid Solutions Mixed Crystals and Eutectics' In: Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II. Amsterdam: ElsevierElsevier. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Year Publication
2005 'Unprecedented mechanochemical preparation of 18Crown[6] and 15Crown[5] adducts of ammonium hydrogen sulfate by grinding or kneading'
Braga, Dario,Curzi, Marco,Lusi, Matteo,Grepioni, Fabrizia (2005) 'Unprecedented mechanochemical preparation of 18Crown[6] and 15Crown[5] adducts of ammonium hydrogen sulfate by grinding or kneading'. CrystEngComm, 7 (4444):276-278 [Details]
2005 'Mechanically induced reactivity of molecular crystals: chemistry (almost) without solvents'
Grepioni, F.,,Curzi, M.,,Lusi, M.,,Braga, D., (2005) 'Mechanically induced reactivity of molecular crystals: chemistry (almost) without solvents'. Acta Crystallographica Section AActa Crystallographica Section A, 61 (a1a1) [DOI] [Details]
2007 'Solid-State Interconversions of Coordination Networks and Hydrogen-Bonded Salts'
Adams, Christopher J,Colquhoun, Howard M,Crawford, Paul C,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A.  Guy (2007) 'Solid-State Interconversions of Coordination Networks and Hydrogen-Bonded Salts'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 46 (77):1124-1128 [DOI] [Details]
2007 'Solution and Solid-State Preparation of 18-Crown[6] Complexes with M[HSO4]n Salts (M = NH4+, K+, Sr2+ and n = 1, 2) and an Investigation of Solvation/Desolvation Processes and Crystal Polymorphism'
Braga, Dario,Gandolfi, Massimo,Lusi, Matteo,Paolucci, Demis,Polito, Marco,Rubini, Katia,Grepioni, Fabrizia (2007) 'Solution and Solid-State Preparation of 18-Crown[6] Complexes with M[HSO4]n Salts (M = NH4+, K+, Sr2+ and n = 1, 2) and an Investigation of Solvation/Desolvation Processes and Crystal Polymorphism'. Chemistry – A European Journal, 13 (1818):5249-5255 [DOI] [Details]
2007 'Solution and Solid-State Preparation of 18-Crown-6 and 15-Crown-5 Adducts of Hydrogen Sulfate Salts and an Investigation of the Reversible Dehydration Processes'
Braga, Dario,Gandolfi, Massimo,Lusi, Matteo,Polito, Marco,Rubini, Katia,Grepioni, Fabrizia (2007) 'Solution and Solid-State Preparation of 18-Crown-6 and 15-Crown-5 Adducts of Hydrogen Sulfate Salts and an Investigation of the Reversible Dehydration Processes'. Crystal Growth & Design, 7 (55):919-924 [DOI] [Details]
2008 'Solid state synthesis of coordination compounds from basic metal salts'
Adams, Christopher J.,Kurawa, Mukhtar A.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy (2008) 'Solid state synthesis of coordination compounds from basic metal salts'. CrystEngComm, 10 (1212):1790-1795 [Details]
2008 'Real crystal engineering: solid-state reactions in metal-organic compounds'
Lusi, Matteo,,Adams, Christopher J.,,Orpen, A. Guy, (2008) 'Real crystal engineering: solid-state reactions in metal-organic compounds'. Acta Crystallographica Section AActa Crystallographica Section A, 64 (a1a1) [DOI] [Details]
2008 'General Routes to Alkyl Phosphatrioxaadamantane Ligands'
Downing, Joanne H.,Floure, Joëlle,Heslop, Katie,Haddow, Mairi F.,Hopewell, Jonathan,Lusi, Matteo,Phetmung, Hirahataya,Orpen, A. Guy,Pringle, Paul G.,Pugh, Robert I.,Zambrano-Williams, Damaris (2008) 'General Routes to Alkyl Phosphatrioxaadamantane Ligands'. Organometallics, 27 (1313):3216-3224 [DOI] [Details]
2010 'Towards polymorphism control in coordination networks and metallo-organic salts'
Adams, Christopher J.,Gillon, Amy L.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy (2010) 'Towards polymorphism control in coordination networks and metallo-organic salts'. CrystEngComm, 12 (1212):4403-4409 [Details]
2010 'Isomerism in rhodium(i)N,S-donor heteroscorpionates: ring substituent and ancillary ligand effects'
Blagg, Robin J.,Connelly, Neil G.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Hamilton, Alex,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy,Ridgway, Benjamin M. (2010) 'Isomerism in rhodium(i)N,S-donor heteroscorpionates: ring substituent and ancillary ligand effects'. Dalton Transactions, 39 (4848):11616-11627 [Details]
2010 'Crystal engineering of lattice metrics of perhalometallate salts and MOFs'
Adams, Christopher J.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy (2010) 'Crystal engineering of lattice metrics of perhalometallate salts and MOFs'. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (3737):16033-16038 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Crystal synthesis of 1,4-phenylenediamine salts and coordination networks'
Adams, Christopher J.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Lusi, Matteo,Orpen, A. Guy (2011) 'Crystal synthesis of 1,4-phenylenediamine salts and coordination networks'. CrystEngComm, 13 (1313) [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Determining Hydrogen Atom Positions for Hydrogen Bonded Interactions: A Distance-Dependent Neutron-Normalized Method'
Lusi, Matteo,Barbour, Leonard J. (2011) 'Determining Hydrogen Atom Positions for Hydrogen Bonded Interactions: A Distance-Dependent Neutron-Normalized Method'. Crystal Growth & Design, 11 (1212):5515-5521 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Isostructural coordination polymers: epitaxis vs. solid solution'
Lusi, Matteo,Atwood, Jerry L.,MacGillivray, Leonard R.,Barbour, Leonard J. (2011) 'Isostructural coordination polymers: epitaxis vs. solid solution'. CrystEngComm, 13 (1313):4311-4313 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Potassium S2N-heteroscorpionates: structure and iridaboratrane formation'
Lopez-Gomez, Maria J.,Connelly, Neil G.,Haddow, Mairi F.,Hamilton, Alex,Lusi, Matteo,Baisch, Ulrich,Orpen, A. Guy (2011) 'Potassium S2N-heteroscorpionates: structure and iridaboratrane formation'. Dalton Transactions, 40 (1717):4647-4659 [DOI] [Details]
2012 'A mechanochemically synthesised solid solution enables engineering of the sorption properties of a Werner clathrate'
Batisai, Eustina,Lusi, Matteo,Jacobs, Tia,Barbour, Leonard J. (2012) 'A mechanochemically synthesised solid solution enables engineering of the sorption properties of a Werner clathrate'. Chemical Communications, 48 (100100):12171-12173 [Details]
2012 'Solid–Vapor Sorption of Xylenes: Prioritized Selectivity as a Means of Separating All Three Isomers Using a Single Substrate'
Lusi, Matteo,Barbour, Leonard J. (2012) 'Solid–Vapor Sorption of Xylenes: Prioritized Selectivity as a Means of Separating All Three Isomers Using a Single Substrate'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 51 (1616):3928-3931 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Practical and Highly Selective Sulfur Ylide-Mediated Asymmetric Epoxidations and Aziridinations Using a Cheap and Readily Available Chiral Sulfide: Extensive Studies To Map Out Scope, Limitations, and Rationalization of Diastereo- and Enantioselectivities'
Illa, Ona,Namutebi, Mariam,Saha, Chandreyee,Ostovar, Mehrnoosh,Chen, C. Chun,Haddow, Mairi F.,Nocquet-Thibault, Sophie,Lusi, Matteo,McGarrigle, Eoghan M.,Aggarwal, Varinder K. (2013) 'Practical and Highly Selective Sulfur Ylide-Mediated Asymmetric Epoxidations and Aziridinations Using a Cheap and Readily Available Chiral Sulfide: Extensive Studies To Map Out Scope, Limitations, and Rationalization of Diastereo- and Enantioselectivities'. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135 (3232):11951-11966 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'Solid-vapour reactions as a post-synthetic modification tool for molecular crystals: the enclathration of benzene and toluene by Werner complexes'
Lusi, Matteo,Barbour, Leonard J. (2013) 'Solid-vapour reactions as a post-synthetic modification tool for molecular crystals: the enclathration of benzene and toluene by Werner complexes'. Chemical Communications, 49 (2626):2634-2636 [DOI] [Details]
2013 'On the propulsion mechanism of jumping crystals'
Lusi, Matteo,Bernstein, Joel (2013) 'On the propulsion mechanism of jumping crystals'. Chemical Communications, 49 (8181):9293-9295 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Hydrogen-Bond Analysis: Statistical and Computational versus Experimental Position Refinement'
Lusi, Matteo,de Villiers, Dawie,Esterhuysen, Catharine (2014) 'Hydrogen-Bond Analysis: Statistical and Computational versus Experimental Position Refinement'. Crystal Growth & Design, 14 (77):3480-3484 [DOI] [Details]
2014 'Temperature-dependent guest reorientation: a reversible order-disorder transformation in a single crystal'
Lusi, Matteo,Barbour, Leonard J. (2014) 'Temperature-dependent guest reorientation: a reversible order-disorder transformation in a single crystal'. CrystEngComm, 16 (11):36-38 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Hydrophobic pillared square grids for selective removal of CO2 from simulated flue gas'
Elsaidi, Sameh K.,Mohamed, Mona H.,Schaef, Herbert T.,Kumar, Amrit,Lusi, Matteo,Pham, Tony,Forrest, Katherine A.,Space, Brian,Xu, Wenqian,Halder, Gregory J.,Liu, Jun,Zaworotko, Michael J.,Thallapally, Praveen K. (2015) 'Hydrophobic pillared square grids for selective removal of CO2 from simulated flue gas'. Chemical Communications, 51 (8585):15530-15533 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Two-step solid-state synthesis of PEPPSI-type compounds'
Adams, Christopher J.,Lusi, Matteo,Mutambi, Emily M.,Guy Orpen, A. (2015) 'Two-step solid-state synthesis of PEPPSI-type compounds'. Chemical Communications, 51 (4747):9632-9635 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Direct Air Capture of CO2 by Physisorbent Materials'
Kumar, Amrit,Madden, David G.,Lusi, Matteo,Chen, Kai-Jie,Daniels, Emma A.,Curtin, Teresa,Perry, John J.,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2015) 'Direct Air Capture of CO2 by Physisorbent Materials'. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54 (4848):14372-14377 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Colloidal Cu2ZnSn(SSe)4 (CZTSSe) Nanocrystals: Shape and Crystal Phase Control to Form Dots, Arrows, Ellipsoids, and Rods'
Singh, Shalini,Liu, Pai,Singh, Ajay,Coughlan, Claudia,Wang, Jianjun,Lusi, Matteo,Ryan, Kevin M. (2015) 'Colloidal Cu2ZnSn(SSe)4 (CZTSSe) Nanocrystals: Shape and Crystal Phase Control to Form Dots, Arrows, Ellipsoids, and Rods'. Chemistry of Materials, 27 (1313):4742-4748 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Kitaigorodsky Revisited: Polymorphism and Mixed Crystals of Acridine/Phenazine'
Schur, Einat,Nauha, Elisa,Lusi, Matteo,Bernstein, Joel (2015) 'Kitaigorodsky Revisited: Polymorphism and Mixed Crystals of Acridine/Phenazine'. Chemistry – A European Journal, 21 (44):1735-1742 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Dynamic stereoisomerization in inherently chiral bimetallic [2]catenanes'
Prakasam, Thirumurugan,Lusi, Matteo,Nauha, Elisa,Olsen, John-Carl,Sy, Mohamadou,Platas-Iglesias, Carlos,Charbonniere, Loic J.,Trabolsi, Ali (2015) 'Dynamic stereoisomerization in inherently chiral bimetallic [2]catenanes'. Chemical Communications, 51 (2727):5840-5843 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Expanding the Scope of Molecular Mixed Crystals Enabled by Three Component Solid Solutions'
Lusi, Matteo,Vitorica-Yrezabal, Inigo J.,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2015) 'Expanding the Scope of Molecular Mixed Crystals Enabled by Three Component Solid Solutions'. Crystal Growth & Design, 15 (88):4098-4103 [DOI] [Details]
2015 'Topochemical control in desolvation of coordination polymers'
Lusi, Matteo, (2015) 'Topochemical control in desolvation of coordination polymers'. IUCrJIUCrJ, 2 (22):166-167 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Theoretical Optimization of Pore Size and Chemistry in SIFSIX-3-M Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials'
Ziaee, Ahmad,Chovan, Drahomir,Lusi, Matteo,Perry Iv, John Jackson,Zaworotko, Michael J.,Tofail, Syed A. M. (2016) 'Theoretical Optimization of Pore Size and Chemistry in SIFSIX-3-M Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials'. Crystal Growth & Design, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Towards an understanding of the propensity for crystalline hydrate formation by molecular compounds'
Bajpai, Alankriti,,Scott, Hayley S.,,Pham, Tony,,Chen, Kai-Jie,,Space, Brian,,Lusi, Matteo,,Perry, Miranda L.,,Zaworotko, Michael J., (2016) 'Towards an understanding of the propensity for crystalline hydrate formation by molecular compounds'. IUCrJIUCrJ, 3 (66):430-439 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Postsynthetic Modification of Cadmium-Based Links and Knots'
Trabolsi, Ali,Prakasam, Thirumugan,Bilbeisi, Rana A.,lusi, matteo,Olsen, John-Carl,Platas-Iglesias, Carlos (2016) 'Postsynthetic Modification of Cadmium-Based Links and Knots'. Chemical Communications, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Diversity in a simple co-crystal: racemic and kryptoracemic behaviour'
Rao Khandavilli, U. B.,Lusi, Matteo,Bhogala, Balakrishna R.,Maguire, Anita R.,Stein, Matthias,Lawrence, Simon E. (2016) 'Diversity in a simple co-crystal: racemic and kryptoracemic behaviour'. Chemical Communications, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Fine-tuning of a thermosalient phase transition by solid solutions'
Nauha, Elisa,Naumov, Pance,lusi, matteo (2016) 'Fine-tuning of a thermosalient phase transition by solid solutions'. CrystEngComm, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'A rare cationic building block that generates a new type of polyhedral network with cross-linked pto topology'
Lusi, Matteo,Fechine, Pierre B. A.,Chen, Kai-Jie,Perry, John J.,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2016) 'A rare cationic building block that generates a new type of polyhedral network with cross-linked pto topology'. Chemical Communications, 52 (2222):4160-4162 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Improving Biopharmaceutical Properties of Vinpocetine Through Cocrystallization'
Golob, Samuel,Perry, Miranda,Lusi, Matteo,Chierotti, Michele R.,Grabnar, Iztok,Lassiani, Lucia,Voinovich, Dario,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2016) 'Improving Biopharmaceutical Properties of Vinpocetine Through Cocrystallization'. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 105 (1212):3626-3633 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Benchmark C2H2/CO2 and CO2/C2H2 Separation by Two Closely Related Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials'
Chen, Kai-Jie,Scott, Hayley S,Madden, David G,Pham, Tony,Kumar, Amrit,Bajpai, Alankriti,Lusi, Matteo,Forrest, Katherine A,Space, Brian,Perry Iv, John J,Zaworotko, Michael J (2016) 'Benchmark C2H2/CO2 and CO2/C2H2 Separation by Two Closely Related Hybrid Ultramicroporous Materials'. ChemChem, 1 (55):753-765 [DOI] [Details]
2016 '[C-H[three dots, centered]anion] interactions mediate the templation and anion binding properties of topologically non-trivial metal-organic structures in aqueous solutions'
Bilbeisi, Rana A.,Prakasam, Thirumurugan,Lusi, Matteo,El Khoury, Roberto,Platas-Iglesias, Carlos,Charbonniere, Loic J.,Olsen, John-Carl,Elhabiri, Mourad,Trabolsi, Ali (2016) '[C-H[three dots, centered]anion] interactions mediate the templation and anion binding properties of topologically non-trivial metal-organic structures in aqueous solutions'. Chemical ScienceChemical Science, 7 (44):2524-2531 [DOI] [Details]
2016 'An Investigation into the Solid and Solution Properties of Known and Novel Polymorphs of the Antimicrobial Molecule, Clofazimine'
Bannigan, Pauric,Zeglinski, Jacek,Lusi, Matteo,O'Brien, John,Hudson, Sarah P. (2016) 'An Investigation into the Solid and Solution Properties of Known and Novel Polymorphs of the Antimicrobial Molecule, Clofazimine'. Crystal Growth & Design, [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Cocrystals Help Break the “Rules” of Isostructurality: Solid Solutions and Polymorphism in the Malic/Tartaric Acid System'
Cruz-Cabeza, Aurora J.,Lestari, Monica,Lusi, Matteo (2017) 'Cocrystals Help Break the “Rules” of Isostructurality: Solid Solutions and Polymorphism in the Malic/Tartaric Acid System'. Crystal Growth & Design, [DOI] [ULIR Link] [Details]
2017 'Viologen-Based Conjugated Covalent Organic Networks via Zincke Reaction'
Das, Gobinda,Skorjanc, Tina,Sharma, Sudhir Kumar,Gándara, Felipe,Lusi, Matteo,Shankar Rao, D. S.,Vimala, Sridurai,Krishna Prasad, Subbarao,Raya, Jesus,Han, Dong Suk,Jagannathan, Ramesh,Olsen, John-Carl,Trabolsi, Ali (2017) 'Viologen-Based Conjugated Covalent Organic Networks via Zincke Reaction'. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 139 (2828):9558-9565 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Flue-gas and direct-air capture of CO2 by porous metal–organic materials'
Madden, David G.,Scott, Hayley S.,Kumar, Amrit,Chen, Kai-Jie,Sanii, Rana,Bajpai, Alankriti,Lusi, Matteo,Curtin, Teresa,Perry, John J.,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2017) 'Flue-gas and direct-air capture of CO2 by porous metal–organic materials'. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering SciencesPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 375 (20842084) [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Crystal Engineering Approach to Generate Crystalline Inclusion Compounds in Which 5-Hydroxyisophthalic Acid Serves as a Host'
Peraka, Krishna S.,Lusi, Matteo,Bajpai, Alankriti,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2017) 'Crystal Engineering Approach to Generate Crystalline Inclusion Compounds in Which 5-Hydroxyisophthalic Acid Serves as a Host'. Crystal Growth & Design, 17 (33):959-962 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'The effect of centred versus offset interpenetration on C2H2 sorption in hybrid ultramicroporous materials'
Bajpai, Alankriti,O'Nolan, Daniel,Madden, David G.,Chen, Kai-Jie,Pham, Tony,Kumar, Amrit,Lusi, Matteo,Perry, John J.,Space, Brian,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2017) 'The effect of centred versus offset interpenetration on C2H2 sorption in hybrid ultramicroporous materials'. Chemical Communications, 53 (8484):11592-11595 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'The role of weak interactions in controlling the mode of interpenetration in hybrid ultramicroporous materials'
Bajpai, Alankriti,Lusi, Matteo,Zaworotko, Michael J. (2017) 'The role of weak interactions in controlling the mode of interpenetration in hybrid ultramicroporous materials'. Chemical Communications, 53 (2828):3978-3981 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Two-Step Mechanochemical Synthesis of Carbene Complexes of Palladium(II) and Platinum(II)'
Adams, Christopher J.,Lusi, Matteo,Mutambi, Emily M.,Orpen, A. Guy (2017) 'Two-Step Mechanochemical Synthesis of Carbene Complexes of Palladium(II) and Platinum(II)'. Crystal Growth & Design, 17 (66):3151-3155 [DOI] [Details]
2017 'Role of Biorelevant Dissolution Media in the Selection of Optimal Salt Forms of Oral Drugs: Maximizing the Gastrointestinal Solubility and in Vitro Activity of the Antimicrobial Molecule, Clofazimine'
Bannigan, Pauric,Durack, Edel,Madden, Conor,Lusi, Matteo,Hudson, Sarah P. (2017) 'Role of Biorelevant Dissolution Media in the Selection of Optimal Salt Forms of Oral Drugs: Maximizing the Gastrointestinal Solubility and in Vitro Activity of the Antimicrobial Molecule, Clofazimine'. ACS OmegaACS Omega, 2 (1212):8969-8981 [DOI] [Details]

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2010 University of Bristol PhD Inorganic Chemicstry
2005 Universita di Bologna Laurea Chemistry