Noelle Catarineu

Portrait of  Noelle Catarineu

  • Title
    Staff Scientist
  • Email
  • Phone
    (925) 423-6944
  • Organization
    Not Available

Professional Background

  • 2018–Present, Staff Scientist, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • 2017–2018, Postdoctoral Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories, Advisors: Dr. David B. Robinson, Dr. Joshua D. Sugar
  • 2012–2017, Graduate Student, College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Advisor: Prof. Omar M. Yaghi
  • 2008–2012, Undergraduate Student, Department of Chemistry, New York University, Advisor: Prof. James W. Canary

Research Interests

Materials chemistry, inorganic chemistry, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), porous materials, tritium science, radiation damage, mass spectrometry, X-ray diffraction, electron microscopy

Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2017

B.S., Chemistry, New York University, 2012

  • Catarineu, N. R.; Bartelt, N. C.; Sugar, J. D.; Vitale, S.; Shanahan, K. L.; Robinson, D. B., Three-Dimensional Maps of Helium Nanobubbles To Probe the Mechanisms of Bubble Nucleation and Growth. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2019, 123, 31. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b00709
  • Catarineu, N. R.; Schoedel, A.; Urban, P.; Morla, M. B.; Trickett, C. A.; Yaghi, O. M., Two Principles of Reticular Chemistry Uncovered in a Metal-Organic Framework of Heterotritopic Linkers and Infinite Secondary Building Units. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 10826. doi: 10.1021/jacs.6b07267
  • Mortezaei, S.; Catarineu, N. R.; Canary, J. W., Dial-in selection of any of four stereochemical outcomes among two substrates by in situ stereo-reconfiguration of a single ambidextrous catalyst. Tetrahedron. Lett. 2016, 57, 459. doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2015.12.015
  • Mortezaei, S; Catarineu, N. R.; Duan, X.; Hu, Canary, J. W., Redox-reconfigurable ambidextrous catalysis: structural and mechanistic insight. Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 5904. doi: 10.1039/C5SC02144H
  • Mortezaei, S.; Catarineu, N. R.; Canary, J. W., A Redox-Reconfigurable, Ambidextrous Asymmetric Catalyst. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 8054. doi: 10.1021/ja302283s

Google Scholar Profile

  • Outstanding Mentor, Lawrence Livermore Directorate Award
  • Best Lightning Talk, University of California Chemical Symposium
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
  • Chancellor’s Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley
  • Edward J. McNelis Thesis Prize, New York University