Publications

30. M. Dessalegne, F. Zewge, N. Pfenninger, C. A. Johnson, I. Diaz Water, Air, & Soil Pollution (2016) 227:381 “Layered double hydroxides for fluoride removal from real drinking groundwater from Ethiopian Rift Valley" http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-016-3079-5

29. L. Ayele, J. Perez Pariente, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Applied Clay Sciences. “Conventional Versus Alkali Fusion Synthesis of Zeolite A from Low Grade Kaolin”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clay.2016.07.019

28. M. Dessalegne, F. Zewge, I. Diaz Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. “Aluminium Oxide Supported on Zeolites for fluoride removal from drinking water”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jctb.5041

27. K. Guesh, C. Márquez-Álvarez, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Applied Surface Science 378 (2016) 473-478 “Enhanced photocatalytic activity of supported TiO2 by selective surface modification of zeolite Y”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.04.029

26. T. Sani, L. Gómez-Hortigüela, J. Pérez-Pariente, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Separation and Purification Technologies 157 (2016) 241-248 “Defluoridation capacity of nano-Hidroxyapatite/stilbite composite compared with Bone Char”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2015.11.014

25. K. Guesh, A. Mayoral, C. Márquez-Álvarez, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 225 (2016) 88-97 “Enhanced photocatalytic activity of TiO2 supported on zeolites: Degradation of real waste waters from the textile industry of Ethiopia”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.12.001

24. Y. Chanie, I. Díaz, E. Pérez Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 91 (2016) 705–710 “Kinetics and Mechanisms of Adsorption/Desorption of the Ionic Liquid 1-Buthyl-3-Methylimidazolium bromide into Mordenite”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jctb.4632

23. S. L. Hailu, B. U. Nair, M. Redi-Abshiro, I. Diaz, R. Aravindhan, M. Tessema Chinese Journal of Catalysis 37 (2016) 135–145 "Oxidation of 4-chloro-3-methyl-phenol (PCMC) through zeolite-Y encapsulated Catalyst of Iron(III), Nickel(II) and Copper(II) N,N-disalicylidene-1,2-phenylenediamine complex". http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1872-2067(15)61010-5

22. B. Semagne, I. Diaz, T. Kebede, A. M. Taddesse. Reactive and Functional Polymers 98 (2016) 17-23 “Synthesis, characterization and analytical application of a new composite cation exchanger: polyaniline tin(IV) molybdophosphate”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2015.11.004

21. W. Mamo, Y. Chebude, C. Márquez-Álvarez, I. Diaz, E. Sastre, Catalysis Science & Technology 6 (2016) 2766-2774“Comparison of glucose conversion to 5-HMF using different modified mordenites in ionic liquid and biphasic media”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5CY02070K

20. L. Ayele, J. Pérez-Pariente, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz New Journal of Chemistry 40 (2016) 3440-3446 “Synthesis of Zeolite A using kaolin from Ethiopia and its application for detergents”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5NJ03097H 

19. T. Sani, M. Adem, G. Fetter, P. Bosch, I. Diaz Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 227:90 (2016) 1-8 “Defluoridation performance comparison of nano-hydrotalcite/hydroxyapatite composite with calcined hydrotalcite and hydroxyapatite”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11270-016-2786-2

18. K. Guesh, M. J. López-Muñoz, C. Márquez-Álvarez, Y. Chebude, I. Diaz Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 29(3) (2015) 431-440. “Ethiopian Natural Zeolites for Photocatalysis”. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v29i3.11

17. E. Pérez, L. Ayele, A. Mayoral, G. Getachew, G. Fetter, P. Bosch, I. Diaz Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 3 (2015) 1555–1561 “Removal of Chromium (VI) using Nano-Hydrotalcite/SiO2 composite”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2015.05.009

16. L. Ayele, J. Pérez-Pariente, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 215 (2015) 28-35 “Synthesis of Zeolite A from Ethiopian kaolin”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2015.05.022

15. H. Tedla, I. Diaz, T. Kebede, A. M. Taddesse Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering 3 (2015) 1586-1591 “Synthesis, characterization and photocatalytic activity of ZnO/Fe2O3/MnO2 and Zeolite supported ZnO/Fe2O3/MnO2 Composites”.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2015.05.012

14. A. Nibret, O.P. Yadav, I. Diaz, A. M. Taddesse Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 29(2) (2015) 247-258 “Cr-N-Co-doped ZnO Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Photocatalytic Activity for Degradation of Thymol Blue”. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v29i2.8

13. S. L. Hailu, B. U. Nair, A. Rathinam, M. Redi-Abshiro, R. Aravindhan, I. Diaz, M. Tessema, Journal of Porous Materials 22 (5) (2015) 1363-1373 “Synthesis, characterization and catalytic application of zeolite based heterogeneous catalyst of iron(III), nickel(II) and copper(II) salen complex for oxidation of organic pollutants”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10934-015-0015-9

12. S. L. Hailu, B. U. Nair, M. Redi-Abshiro, R. Aravindhan, I. Diaz, M. Tessema RSC Advances 5 (2015) 88636-88645 “Experimental and Computational Studies on Zeolite-Y Encapsulated Iron(III) and Nickel(II) Complexes Containing Mixed-ligand of 2,2'-bipyridine and 1,10-phenanthroline”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5RA14954A

11. M. Sánchez-Sánchez, N. Getachew, K. Díaz, M. Díaz-García, Y. Chebude, I. Diaz, Green Chemistry 17 (2015) 1500-1509 “Synthesis of Metal-Organic Frameworks in water at room temperature: Salts as linker sources” http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C4GC01861C

10. W. Mamo, Y. Awoke, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 29 (1) (2015) 95-103 “Mild modification methods for the generation of mesoporosity in synthetic and natural mordenite”. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v29i1.8

9. M. Adem, T. Sani, Y. Chebude, G. Fetter, P. Bosch, I. Diaz, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 29 (1) (2015) 53-62 “Comparison of the defluoridation capacity of zeolites from Ethiopia and Mexico”. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v29i1.5

8. Luis Gómez-Hortigüela, Joaquín Pérez-Pariente, Isabel Díaz Anales de Química Vol. 110, núm. 4 (2014). “Materiales Compuestos de Zeolita-Hidroxiapatita para la Eliminación de Fluoruro del Agua Potable” http://analesdequimica.es/index.php/AnalesQuimica/article/view/619

7. N. Getachew, Y. Chebude, M. Sánchez-Sánchez, I. Diaz, Journal of Porous Materials. 21 (2014) 769-773 “Room temperature synthesis of metal organic framework MOF-2”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10934-014-9823-6

6. L. Gómez-Hortigüela, A. B. Pinar, J. Pérez-Pariente, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 193 (2014) 93-102 “Ion-exchange in natural zeolite stilbite and significance in defluoridation ability”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2014.03.014

5. L. Gómez-Hortigüela, J. Pérez-Pariente, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz RSC Advances, 4 (2014) 7998-8003. “Controlled growth of hydroxyapatite on the surface of natural stilbite from Ethiopia: application in mitigation of fluorosis”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C3RA46866F

4. L. Ayele, G. Dadi, W. Mamo, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Ethiopia 28(1), 2014, 1-8. “Conversion of glucose into platform chemicals using aluminophosphates (SAPO-5 and MeAPO-5) in [BMIM]Cl ionic liquid”. http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/bcse.v28i1.6

3. T. Desalegn, I. J. Villar-Garcia, P. Licence, I. Díaz, Y. Chebude Starch/Stärke 65 (2013) 1–8. “Enzymatic synthesis of epoxy fatty acid starch ester inionic liquid–organic solvent mixture from vernonia oil”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/star.201300142

2. L. Gómez-Hortigüela, J. Pérez-Pariente, R. García, Y. Chebude, I. Díaz Separation and Purification Technology 120 (2013), 224–229. “Natural Zeolites from Ethiopia for Elimination of Fluoride from Drinking-Water”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2013.10.006

1. S. Mehretie, J. Losada, M. Tessema, S. Admassie, T. Solomon, J. Perez-Pariente, I. Díaz, Analyst (2012) 137, 5625-5631 “Stripping voltammetric determination of pyridine-2-aldoxime methochloride at iron (III) doped zeolite modified glassy carbon electrode”. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C2AN35851D