Dr. Maria de Jesus Galvez Vazquez


Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Department of Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10–14
Room 1.124
55128 Mainz
Phone: +49 6131/39-25361
E-mail: dejesusm@uni-mainz.de
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2008–2013 BSc in Chemistry, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico
2014–2017 MSc in Materials Science, Instituto de Física “Ing. Luis Rivera Terrazas”, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, Mexico
2017–2021 PhD in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland
2021–2022 Project leader of the copper on cobalt electrodeposition for semiconductor applications research project (collaboration between University of Bern and BASF), Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Bern
Since 2022 Postdoctoral Researcher in the Waldvogel group at Mainz University (Postdoc.Mobility SNSF Fellowship)
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Research interests: porous metallic electrodes, organic electrosynthesis, electrocatalysis
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O. Koleda, T. Prenzel, J. Winter, T. Hirohata, M. de Jesus Gálvez-Vázquez, D. Schollmeyer, S. Inagi, E. Suna, S. R. Waldvogel, Simple and Scalable Electrosynthesis of 1H-1-Hydroxy-quinazolin-4-ones, Chem. Sci. 2023, accepted. DOI: 10.1039/D3SC00266G.

Y. Kong, M. Liu, H. Hu, Y. Hou, S. Vesztergom, M. J. Gálvez‐Vázquez, I. Zelocualtecatl Montiel, V. Kolivoška, P. “Cracks as Efficient Tools to Mitigate Flooding in Gas Diffusion Electrodes Used for the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide”, Small methods, 6, 2022, 2200369, DOI: 10.1002/smtd.202200369.

C. Sun, Y. Hou, N. Lüdi, H. Hu, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, M. Liechti, Y. Kong, M. Liu, R. Erni, A. V. Rudnev, and P. Broekmann, “Improving the lifetime of hybrid CoPc@MWCNT catalysts for selective electrochemical CO2-to-CO conversion”, Journal of Catalysis, 407, 2022, 198-205, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2022.02.001.

M. Liu, Y. Kong, H. Hu, N. Kovács, C. Sun, I. Zelocualtecatl Montiel, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, Y. Hou, M. Mirolo, I. Martens, J. Drnec, S. Vesztergom, and P. Broekmann, “The capping agent is the key: Structural alterations of Ag NPs during CO2 electrolysis probed in a zero-gap gas-flow configuration”, Journal of Catalysis, 404, 2021, 371-382. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2021.10.016.

V. Grozovski, P. Moreno-García, E. Karst, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, A. Fluegel, S. Kitayaporn, S. Vesztergom, and P. Broekmann, “Operando laser scattering: probing the evolution of local pH changes on complex electrode architectures”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 168, 072504, 2021, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ac1212.

M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, H. Xu, P. Moreno-García, Y. Hou, H. Hu, B. J. Wiley, S. Vesztergom, and P. Broekmann, “Unwrap Them First: Operando Potential-Induced Activation Is Required when Using PVP-Capped Ag Nanocubes as Catalysts of CO2 Electroreduction”, CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry, 2021, 75 (3), 163-168(6), DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2021.163.

Y. Hou, N. Kovács, H. Xu, C. Sun, R. Erni, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, A. Rieder, H. Hu, Y. Kong, M. Liu, B. J. Wiley, S. Vesztergom, and P. Broekmann, “Limitations of Identical Location SEM as a Method of Degradation Studies on Surfactant Capped Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts”, Journal of Catalysis, 2021, 394, 58-66, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2020.12.006.

M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, P. Moreno-García, H. Xu, Y. Hou, H. Hu, I. Zelocualtecatl Montiel, A. V. Rudnev, S. Alinejad, V. Grozovski, B. J. Wiley, M. Arenz, and P. Broekmann, “Environment Matters: CO2RR Electrocatalyst Performance Testing in a Gas-Fed Zero-Gap Electrolyzer”, ACS Catal. 2020, 10, 13096–13108, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c03609.

H. Hu, M. Liu, Y. Kong, N. Mysuru, C. Sun, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, U. Müller, R. Erni, V. Grozovski, Y. Hou, and P. Broekmann, “Activation matters: hysteresis effects during electrochemical looping of colloidal Ag nanowire (Ag-NW) catalysts”, ACS Catal., 2020, 10 (15), 8503–8514, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c02026.

M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, V. Grozovski, N. Kovács, P. Broekmann, and S. Vesztergom, “Full model for the two-step polarization curves of hydrogen evolution, measured on RDEs in dilute acid solutions”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2020, 124 (7), 3988–4000, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11337.

P. Moreno-García, N. Kovács, V. Grozovski, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, S. Vesztergom, and P. Broekmann, “Toward CO2 Electroreduction under Controlled Mass Flow Conditions: A Combined Inverted RDE and Gas Chromatography Approach”, Anal.Chem. 2020, 92 (6), 4301−4308, DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.9b04999.

P. Moreno-García, V. Grozovski, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, N. Mysuru, K. Kiran, N. Kovács, Y. Hou, S. Vesztergom, and P. Broekmann, “Inverted RDE (iRDE) as Novel Test Bed for Studies on Additive-Assisted Metal Deposition under Gas-Evolution Conditions”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2020, 167 (4), 042503, DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab7984.

M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, J. L. Gárate-Morales, J. R. Cerna-Cortez, and R. Aguilar-Sánchez, “Electrochemistry of [Ru(bpy)3]2+and [Ru(phen)3]2+ inserted in Nafion membranes studied in the ionic liquid HMImPF6”, Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 15, 12548–12558, 2020, DOI: 10.20964/2020.12.78.

M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, S. Alinejad, H. Hu, Y. Hou, P. Moreno-García, A. Zana, G. K. H. Wiberg, P. Broekmann, and M. Arenz, “Testing a Silver Nanowire Catalyst for the Selective CO2 Reduction in a Gas Diffusion Electrode Half-cell Setup Enabling High Mass Transport Conditions”, CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry, 2019, 73 (11), 922-927, DOI:10.2533/chimia.2019.92.

M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, P. Moreno‐García, H. Guo, Y. Hou, A. Dutta, S. R. Waldvogel, and P. Broekmann, “Leaded Bronze Alloy as a Catalyst for the Electroreduction of CO2”, ChemElectroChem, 2019, 6 (8), 2324-2330, DOI: 10.1002/celc.201900537.

P. Moreno-García, N. Schlegel, A. Zanetti, A. Cedeño López, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, A. Dutta, M. Rahaman, and P. Broekmann, “Selective Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 to CO on Zn-based Foams Produced by Cu2+ and Template-Assisted Electrodeposition”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10 (37), 31355–31365, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b09894.

 R. Aguilar-Sánchez, I. Zelocualtecatl-Montiel, M. J. Gálvez-Vázquez, and R. Silva-González, Analyte-triggered luminescence of Eu3+ ions encapsulated in Nafion membranes -preparation of hybrid materials from in membrane chemical reactions-, Materials Chemistry and Physics 191, 206-214, 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2017.01.051.