Selected Publications

25. Musolino, S.F., Shatila, F., Tieman, G.M.O., Masarsky, A.C., Thibodeau, M.C., Wulff, J.E., Buckley, H.L. “Light-Induced Anti-Bacterial Effect Against Staphylococcus aureus of Porphyrin Covalently Bonded to a Polyethylene Terephthalate Surface” ACS Omega. 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.2c04294


24. Da-Silva-Correa, L. H., Smith, H., Thibodeau, M. C., Welsh, B., & Buckley, H. L. “The application of non-oxidizing biocides to prevent biofouling in reverse osmosis polyamide membrane systems: a review.” Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology-Aqua. 2022, DOI: 10.2166/Aqua.V71.3


23. Cuthbert, T. J., Ennis, S., Musolino, S. F., Buckley, H. L., Niikura, M., Wulff, J. E., & Menon, C. “Covalent functionalization of polypropylene filters with diazirine–photosensitizer conjugates producing visible light driven virus inactivating materials.” Scientific reports. 2021, DOI: 10.1038/Scientific Report.V11


22. Curtin, A. M. & Buckley, H.L. “Biofouling detection methods that are widely applicable and useful across disciplines: a mini-review.” Biofouling. 2021, DOI: 10.1080/Biofouling.V13.Issue4


21. Curtin, A. M.; Thibodeau, M.C.; Buckley, H.L. “The best-practice organism for single-species studies of antimicrobial efficacy against biofilms is Pseudomonas aeruginosa.” Membranes. 2020, DOI: 10.3390/membranes10090211.


20. Buckley, H.L.; Wulff, J. E.; Berrang, P. E.; LePage, M.L.; Musolino, S.F. Light-activated pathogen-killing molecules and uses thereof. US. Provisional Patent 62/987,599. 10 March 2020.


19. Curtin, A.C.; Vail, C.A.; Buckley, H.L. “CdTe in thin film photovoltaic cells: Interventions to protect drinking water in production and end-of-life.”  Water-Energy Nexus. 2020, 10.1016/j.wen.2020.03.007.


18. Vail, C.A.; Burton, G.; Wild, P.M.; Buckley, H.L. “Fibre Holder to Assist in Sputter Deposition of Optical Fibres”. 2nd International Conference on New Horizons in Green Civil Engineering (NHICE-2), 2020.


17. Moradi, V.; Caws, E.A.; Wild, P.M.; Buckley, H.L. “A simple method for detection of low concentrations of fluoride in drinking water.” Sensors and Actuators A: Physical. 2019, 10.1016/j.sna.2019.111684.


16. Schwarzman, M.R.; Buckley, H.L. “Not Just an Academic Exercise: Systems Thinking Applied to Designing Safer Alternatives”. Journal of Chemical Education. 2019, 10.1021/acs.jchemed.9b00345.


15. Moradi, V.; Wild, P.M.; Buckley, H.L. A simple method for detection of low concentrations of fluoride in drinking water. U.S. Provisional Patent 62/792,333. 14 January 2019.


14. Kittner, N.; Fadadu, R.P.; Buckley, H.L.; Schwarzman, M.; Kammen, D.M. “Trace Metal Presence in Lignite Coal from Kosovo and Associated Air Pollution-Related Risk”. Environmental Science and Technology, 2018, DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b04254.


13. Buckley, H.L.; Molla, N.J.; Cherukumilli, K.; Gadgil, A.J. “Addressing technical barriers for reliable, safe removal of fluoride from drinking water using minimally processed bauxite ores.” Development Engineering, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.deveng.2018.06.002.


12. Buckley, H.L.; Hart-Cooper, W.M.; Kim, J.H.; Faulkner, D.M.; Cheng, L.W.; Chan, K.L.; Vulpe, C.D.; Orts, W.J.; Amrose, S.E.; Mulvihill, M.J. “Octyl Gallate as a Safer, More Effective Alternative Preservative for Consumer Products.” ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00374.


11. Quirks and Quarks Interview: “Keeping the Rain off with a Cardboard Roof”. CBC Radio-Canada, June 2016. Online at:


10. Buckley, H.L.; Touchberry, C.H.; McKinley, J.P.; Mathe, Z.; Muradyan, H.; Ling, H.; Fadadu, R.P.; Mulvihill, M.J.; Amrose, S.E. “Valorizing Waste Cardboard as a Low-Cost Greener Building Material.” Journal of Renewable Materials, 2016.       DOI: 10.7569/JRM.2016.634109.


9. Ziegler, J.A.; Buckley, H.L.; Arnold, J. “Synthesis and Reactivity of Tantalum Corrole Complexes”.       Dalton Transactions, 2016. DOI: 10.1039/c6dt04265a.


8. Buckley, H.L. “Safer chemicals would benefit both consumers and workers”. The Conversation, Sept. 29 2015. Online at:


7. Buckley, H.L.; Rubin, L.K.; Chrominski, M.; McNicholas, B.J.; Tsen, K.H.Y.; Gryko, D.T.; Arnold, J. “Corroles that “Click”: Modular Synthesis of Azido- and Propargyl-Functionalized Metallocorrole Complexes and Convergent Synthesis of a Bis-corrole Scaffold”. Inorganic Chemistry, 2014, 53, 7941-7950. DOI: 10.1021/ic500714h.


6. Buckley, H.L.; Arnold, J. Corroles for Clean Substrate Attachment by Click Chemistry. U.S. Provisional Patent 61/986,681. 30 April 2014.


5. Buckley, H.L. “Green Chemistry: Safer Products Engineered with Abundant Materials”.       The Global Scientist, 2014. Online at:


4. Buckley, H.L., Anstey, M.R., Gryko, D.T., Arnold, J. “Lanthanide Corroles: A New Class of Macrocyclic Lanthanide Complexes”. Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 3104-3106. DOI: 10.1039/C3CC38806A.


3. Ward, A.L., Buckley, H.L., Lukens, W.W., Arnold, J. “Synthesis and Characterization of Thorium(IV) and Uranium(IV) Corrole Complexes”. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 37, 13965-13971. DOI: 10.1021/ja407203s.


2. Buckley, H.L., Beck, A.R., Mulvihill, M.J., Douskey, M.C. “Fitting It All In: Adapting a Green Chemistry Extraction Experiment for Inclusion in an Undergraduate Analytical Laboratory”. Journal of Chemical Education, 2013, 90, 771-774. DOI: 10.1021/ed300510s.


  1.  Buckley, H.L., Chomitz, W.A., Koszarna, B., Tasior, M., Gryko, D. T., Brothers, P.J., Arnold, J.       “Synthesis of Lithium Corrole and its Use as a Reagent for the Preparation of Cyclopentadienyl Zirconium and Titanium Corrole Complexes”. Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 10766-10768. DOI: 10.1039/C2CC35984G.