H. Wan, A.W. Jensen, M. Escudero-Escribano, J. Rossmeisl

Insights in the oxygen reduction reaction: from metallic electrocatalysts to diporphyrins” 

ACS Catalysis 2020, 10, 5979



J.A. Arminio-Ravelo, J. Quinson, M.A. Pedersen, J. Kirkensgaard, M. Arenz, M. Escudero-Escribano*

Synthesis of iridium nanocatalysts for water oxidation in acid: effect of the surfactant” 

ChemCatChem 2020, 12, 1282.

Invited to the themed issue “Young Researchers Series”



A.W. Jensen, G.W. Sievers, K.D. Jensen, J. Quinson, J.A. Arminio-Ravelo, V. Brüser, M. Arenz, M. Escudero-Escribano*

Self-supported nanostructured iridium-based networks as highly active electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution in acidic media” 

Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2020, 8, 1066.

Invited to the themed collection “Journal of Materials Chemistry A Emerging Investigators”



P. Sebastián-Pascual, M. Escudero-Escribano*

Addressing the interfacial properties for CO electroreduction on Cu with cyclic voltammetry” 

ACS Energy Letters 2020, 5, 130



M. Saric, B.J.V. Davies, N.C. Schjødt, S. Dahl, P.G. Moses, M. Escudero-Escribano, M. Arenz, J. Rossmeisl, 

Catalyst design criteria and fundamental limitations in the electrochemical synthesis of dimethyl carbonate” 

Green Chemistry 2019, 21, 6200



A.P. O’Mullane, M. Escudero-Escribano*, I.E.L. Stephens, K. Krischer, 

The role of electrocatalysis in a sustainable future: from renewable energy conversion and storage to emerging reactions” 

ChemPhysChem 2019, 20, 2900

Editorial: special issue “Electrocatalysis”



J.A. Arminio-Ravelo, A.W. Jensen, K.D. Jensen, J. Quinson, M. Escudero-Escribano*, 

Electrolyte effects on the electrocatalytic performance of iridium-based nanoparticles for oxygen evolution in rotating disc electrodes” 

ChemPhysChem 2019, 20, 2956

Invited to the special issue “Electrocatalysis”


A. Bagger, R.M. Arán-Ais, J.H. Stenlid, E. Campos dos Santos, L. Arnarson, K.D. Jensen, M. Escudero-Escribano, B. Roldán-Cuenya, J. Rossmeisl

Ab initio cyclic voltammetry on Cu(111), Cu(100) and Cu(110) in acidic, neutral and alkaline solutions

ChemPhysChem 2019, 20, 3096

Invited to the special issue “Electrocatalysis”



P. Sebastián-Pascual, S. Mezzavilla, I.E.L. Stephens, M. Escudero-Escribano*

Structure-sensitivity and electrolyte effects in CO2 electroreduction: from model studies to applications” 

ChemCatChem 2019, 11, 3626

Invited to the special issue Women of Catalysis



B.J.V. Davies, M. Arenz, J. Rossmeisl, M. Escudero-Escribano*

Electrochemical synthesis of high-value chemicals: detection of key reaction intermediates and products combining gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and in-situ infrared spectroscopy

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2019, 123, 12762

Invited to the virtual special issue Young Scientists 2019



G. Sievers, A.W. Jensen, V. Brüser, M. Arenz, M. Escudero-Escribano*

Sputtered Pt thin films for oxygen reduction in gas diffusion electrodes – a model system for studies under realistic conditions” (PDF)

Surfaces 2019, 2, 336. 

Invited to the special issue “Electrochemical Surface Science”



B.J.V. Davies, M. Saric, M.C. Figueiredo, N.C. Schjødt, S. Dahl, P.G. Moses, M. Escudero-Escribano*, M. Arenz, J. Rossmeisl

Electrochemically generated copper carbonyl for selective dimethyl carbonate synthesis

ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 859. 



M. Escudero-Escribano*, A.F. Pedersen, E.T. Ulrikkeholm, K.D. Jensen, M.H. Hansen, J. Rossmeisl, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

Active-phase formation and stability of Gd/Pt(111) electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction: an in situ grazing incidence X-ray diffraction study” 

Chemistry: A European Journal 2018, 24, 12280

Frontispiece and Hot Paper

Invited to the special issue Young Chemists 2018



M. Escudero-Escribano*, K.D. Jensen, A.W. Jensen

Recent advances in bimetallic electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction: design principles, structure-function relations and active phase elucidation

Current Opinion in Electrochemistry 2018, 8, 135

Invited for the special themed issue “Surface Electrochemistry”



D. Higgins, M. Wette, B. Gibbons, S. Siahrostami, C. Hahn, M. Escudero-Escribano, M. Garcia-Melchor, Z. Ulisses, R. Davis, A. Mehta, B. Clemens, J. Nørskov, T.F. Jaramillo

“Copper silver thin films with metastable miscibility for oxygen reduction electrocatalysis in alkaline electrolytes

ACS Applied Energy Materials 2018, 1, 1990



M. Inaba, A.W. Jensen, G. Sievers, M. Escudero-Escribano, A. Zana, M. Arenz

Benchmarking high surface area electrocatalysts in a gas diffusion electrode: measurement of the oxygen reduction activities under realistic conditions

Energy and Environmental Science 2018, 11, 988



K.D. Jensen, J. Tymoczko, J. Rossmeisl, A.S. Bandarenka, I. Chorkendroff, M. Escudero-Escribano*, I.E.L. Stephens

Elucidation of the oxygen reduction volcano in alkaline media using a copper-platinum(111) alloy” 

Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2018, 57, 2800

Frontispiece and VIP

Research highlights in Nature Reviews Chemistry and Nature Catalysis



M. Escudero-Escribano*, A.F. Pedersen, E. Paoli, R. Frydendal, D. Friebel, P. Malacrida, J. Rossmeisl, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

Importance of surface IrOx in stabilizing RuO2 for oxygen evolution

Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2018, 122, 947



A.F. Pedersen, M. Escudero-Escribano, B. Sebok, A. Bodin, E. Paoli, R. Frydendal, D. Friebel, I.E.L. Stephens, J. Rossmeisl, I. Chorkendorff, A. Nilsson

Operando XAS study of the surface oxidation state on a monolayer IrOx on RuOx and Ru oxide based nanoparticles for oxygen evolution in acidic media

Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2018, 122, 878



A.L. Strickler, M. Escudero-Escribano, T.F. Jaramillo

Core-shell Au@metal-oxide nanoparticulate electrocatalysts for enhanced oxygen evolutionNano Letters 2017, 17, 6040



E. Zamburlini, K.D. Jensen, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff, M. Escudero-Escribano*,Benchmarking Pt and Pt-lanthanide sputtered thin films for oxygen electroreduction: fabrication and rotating disk electrode measurements” 

Electrochimica Acta 2017, 247, 708



M. Escudero-Escribano, U. Grønbjerg, A. Velazquez-Palenzuela, P. Malacrida, J. Rossmeisl, I. Chorkendorff, I.E.L. Stephens, J. Schiøtz

New platinum alloy catalysts for oxygen electroreduction based on abundant alkali earth metals” 

Electrocatalysis 2017, 8, 594


N. Lindahl, E. Zamburlini, L. Feng, H. Gronbeck, M. Escudero-Escribano, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff, C. Langhammer, B. Wickman

High specific and mass activity for the oxygen reduction reaction for thin film catalysts of sputtered Pt3Y

Advanced Materials Interfaces 2017, 4, 1700311

Publications prior to the University of Copenhagen



A.F. Pedersen, E.T. Ulrikkeholm, M. Escudero-Escribano, T.P. Johansson, P. Malacrida, C.M. Pedersen, M.H. Hansen, K.D. Jensen, J. Rossmeisl, D. Friebel, A. Nilsson, I. Chorkendorff, I.E.L. Stephens

Probing the nanoscale structure of the catalytically active overlayer on Pt alloys with rare earths

Nano Energy 2016, 29, 249


M. Escudero-Escribano, C. Wildi, J.A. Mwanda, A. Cuesta

Metallization of cyanide-modified Pt(111) electrodes with copper

 Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry 2016, 20, 1087



E.T. Ulrikkeholm, A.F. Pedersen, U.G. Vej-Hansen, M. Escudero-Escribano, I.E.L. Stephens, D. Friebel, A. Mehta, J. Schiøtz, R.K. Feidenhansl’, A. Nilsson, I. Chorkendorff

PtxGd alloy formation on Pt(111): preparation and structural characterization” 

Surface Science 2016, 652, 114



M. Escudero-Escribano*, P. Malacrida, M.H. Hansen, U.G. Vej-Hansen, A. Velazquez-Valenzuela, V. Tripkovic, J. Schiøtz, J. Rossmeisl, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

Tuning the activity of Pt alloy electrocatalysts by means of the lanthanide contraction” 

Science 2016, 352, 73

“Highly cited paper” (“top 1% in the field of Chemistry”, Web of Science).




C.M. Pedersen, M. Escudero-Escribano, A. Velázquez-Palenzuela, L.H. Christensen, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendroff

Benchmarking Pt-based electrocatalysts for low-temperature fuel cell reactions with the rotating disk electrode: oxygen reduction and hydrogen oxidation in the presence of CO (review article)” 

Electrochimica Acta 2015, 179, 647



A. Velázquez-Valenzuela, F. Masini, A.F. Pedersen, M. Escudero-Escribano, D. Deiana, P. Malacrida, T.W. Hansen, D. Friebel, A. Nilsson, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

The enhanced activity of mass-selected PtxGd nanoparticles for oxygen electroreduction

Journal of Catalysis 2015, 328, 297



P. Malacrida, M. Escudero-Escribano, A. Verdaguer-Casadevall, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

Enhanced activity and stability of Pt-La and Pt-Ce alloys for oxygen electroreduction: the elucidation of the active surface phase

Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2014, 2, 4234



T.P. Johansson, E.T. Ulrikkeholm, P. Hernandez-Fernandez, M. Escudero-Escribano, P. Malacrida, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

Towards the elucidation of the high oxygen electroreduction activity of PtxY: surface science and electrochemical studies on Pt(111)/Y

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2014, 16, 13718



S. Siahrostami, A. Verdaguer-Casadevall, M. Karamad, D. Deiana, P. Malacrida, B. Wickman, M. Escudero-Escribano, E. A. Paoli, R. Frydendal, T. W. Hansen, I. Chorkendorff, I.E.L. Stephens, J. Rossmeisl

Enabling direct H2O2 production via rational electrocatalyst design” 

Nature Materials 2013, 12, 1137



C. Vaz-Domínguez, M. Escudero-Escribano, A. Cuesta, F. Prieto-Dapena, C. Cerrillos, M. Rueda

Electrochemical STM study of the adsorption of adenine on Au(111) electrodes” 

Electrochemical Communications 2013, 35, 61



A. Cuesta, G. Cabello, F. Hartl, M. Escudero-Escribano, C. Vaz-Domínguez, L. Kibler, C. Gutiérrez, M. Osawa

Electrooxidation of formic acid on gold: an ATR-SEIRAS study of the role of adsorbed formate

Catalysis Today 2013, 202, 79

2008 - 2012


M. Escudero-Escribano, A. Verdaguer-Casadevall, P. Malacrida, U. Grønbjerg, B. P. Knudsen, A. K. Jepsen, J. Rossmeisl, I.E.L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff

Pt5Gd as a highly active and stable catalyst for oxygen electroreduction” 

Journal of the American Chemical Society 2012, 134, 16476



M. Escudero-Escribano, G. J. Soldano, P. Quaino, W. Schmickler, M. E. Zoloff-Michoff, E. P. M. Leiva, A. Cuesta

Cyanide-modified Pt(111): structure, stability and hydrogen adsorption” 

Electrochimica Acta 2012, 82, 524



M. Escudero-Escribano, M. E. Zoloff-Michoff, E. P. M. Leiva, N. M. Markovic, C. Gutiérrez, A. Cuesta

Quantitative study of non-covalent interactions at the electrode-electrolyte interface using cyanide-modified Pt(111) electrodes” 

ChemPhysChem 2011, 12, 2230



D. Strmcnik, M. Escudero-Escribano, K. Kodama, V. R. Stamenkovic, A. Cuesta, N. M. Markovic

Enhanced electrocatalysis of the oxygen reduction reaction based on patterning of platinum surfaces with cyanide” 

Nature Chemistry 2010, 2, 880



M. Escudero, J. F. Marco, A. Cuesta

Surface decoration at the atomic scale using a molecular pattern: copper adsorption on cyanide-modified Pt(111) electrodes

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113, 12340



A. Cuesta, M. Escudero, B. Lanova, H. Baltruschat

Cyclic voltammetry, FTIRS and DEMS study of the electrooxidation of carbon monoxide, formic acid and methanol on cyanide-modified Pt(111) electrodes

Langmuir 2009, 25, 6500



A. Cuesta, M. Escudero

Electrochemical and FTIRS characterisation of NO adlayers on cyanide-modified-Pt(111) electrodes: The mechanism of nitric oxide electroreduction on Pt” 

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2008, 10, 3628