Carlos R. Cabrera


Chemistry Graduate and Undergraduate Program

e-mail: carlos.cabrera2@upr.edu
Office Location: Facundo Bueso 135B
Office Phone: 787-764-0000 x-88559
Lab Phone: 787-764-0000 x-88536
UPR Address: 17 Ave Universidad STE 1701, Department of Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Rio
Piedras Campus, San Juan, PR 00925-2537

Social Networks
https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlos-r-cabrera-44248417/
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Carlos_Cabrera9

Research interests
-Nanomaterials for Alkaline Fuel Cells
-Environmental Remediation
-Electrochemical Biosensors
-Operando Synchrotron Light Source Techniques for Energy Materials

Pubications

1. Ortiz-Quiles, E.O.; Cabrera, C. R., “Exfoliated Molybdenum Disulfide for Dye Sensitized Solar Cells”, FlatChem, Chemistry of Flat Materials, 2017, 2, 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.flatc.2017.01.002

2. Arroyo-Ramírez, L.; Raptis, R. G.; Cabrera, C. R. “Electrochemical study of methanol tolerant oxygen reduction reaction PdxCoy/C-catalysts from organometallic molecular precursors”, Inorganica Chim. Acta, 2017, 468, 109-118. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ica.2017.06.034

3. Vélez, C.A.; Corchado-Garcia, J.; Rojas-Pérez, A.; Serrano-Alejandro, E.J.; Santos-Homs, C.; Soto-Pérez, J.J.; Cabrera, C.R., “¬Manufacture of Pd/Carbon Vulcan XC-72R nanoflakes catalysts for ethanol oxidation in fuel cells by RoDSE Methodology”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 2017 164(14): D1015-D1021. https://doi.org/10.1021/la3031396

4. Morales-Cruz, M.; López-Nieves, M.; Morales-Hernández, R.; Rivera-Crespo, G. C.; Toranzos, G. A.; González-González, I.; Cabrera, C. R., “Proteus vulgaris – Pt Electrode System for Urea to Nitrogen Conversion in Synthetic Urine”, Bioelectrochemistry 2018, 122, 206-122. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioelechem.2018.03.017

5. Luo, B.; Zhao, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, L.; Li, F.; Xie, H.; Cabrera, C.R., “Core-shell Ag nanowires@Pt nanorods catalyst: synthesis and application in direct methanol fuel cells” Materials Letters 2018, 233, 138-141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.08.153

6. Betancourt, L.; Ortiz-Rodríguez, Á.; Corchado-García, J.; Cabrera, C.R., “RoDSE Synthesized Fine Tailored Au Nanoparticles from Au(X)4- (X = Cl-, Br-, and OH-) on Unsupported Vulcan XC-72R for Ethanol Oxidation Reaction in Alkaline Media”, ACS Applied Energy Materials 2019, 2(1), 287-297. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.8b01284

7. Díaz-Cartagena, D.; Hernández-Cancel, G.; Bracho-Rincón, D.; González-Feliciano, J.; Cunci, L.; González, C.I.; Cabrera, C.R., “Label-Free Telomerase Activity Detection via Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy” ACS Omega 2019, 4(16), 16724-16732. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b00783

8. Melissa Vega-Cartagena, M.; Flores-Vélez, E.M.; Colón-Quintana, G.S.; Blasini-Pérez, D.; De Jesús, M.A. Carlos R. Cabrera, C.R., “Silver-Palladium Electrodeposition on Unsupported Vulcan XC-72R for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Media”, ACS Applied Energy Materials 2019, 2, 7, 4664-4673. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsaem.9b00038

9. Myreisa Morales-Cruz, M.; Solis-Marcano, N.E.; Binder, C.; Priest, C., “Electrochemical Proteus Vulgaris Whole Cell Urea Sensor in Synthetic Urine”, Current Research in Biotechnology 2019, 1, 22-27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crbiot.2019.07.002

10. Betancourt, L.E.; Rojas-Pérez, A.; Orozco, I; Zhang, F.; Frenkel, A.; Li, Y.; Sasaki, K.; Senanayeke, S.; Cabrera, C.R. “Enhancing ORR Performance of Bimetallic PdAg Electrocatalysts by Designing Interactions between Pd and Ag”, ACS Applied Energy Materials 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crbiot.2019.07.002