List of Publications, ORCID: 0000-0001-6100-7263


Publications from Post-Doctoral Studies (EPFL)

35) Huckaba, A.J.; Garcia-Benito, I.; Kanda, H.; Shibayama, S.; Oveisi, E.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Inkjet-Printed TiO2/Fullerene Composite Films for Planar Perovskite Solar Cells” Helvetica Chimica Acta, 2020, 103, 5, e2000044.


34) Huckaba, A.J.; Sun, D.T.; Sutanto, A.A.; Mounir, M.; Zhang, Y.; Queen, W.L.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Lead Sequestration from Perovskite Solar Cells Using a MOF-Polymer Composite” Energy Technology, 2020, 2000239.

33) Kanda, H.; Shibayama, N.; Abuhelaiqa, M.; Paek, S.H.; Kaneko R.; Sutanto, A.A.; Klipfel, N.; Carmona, C.R.; Hucakba, A.J.; Kim, H.B; Momblona, C.M.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. "Passivation effect: high performance perovskite solar cells using Poly(bisphenol A anhydride-co-1,3-phenylenediamine)" Manuscript Submitted.

32) Kim, H.B.; Pei, M.Y.; Paek, S.H.; Sutanto, A.A.; Queloz, V.I.E.; Huckaba, A.J.; Cho, K.T.; Yun, H.J.; Yang, H.C.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. "2-Dimensional Perovskite as a Hole Transporting Layer for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells." Advanced Functional Materials. 2020, 30, 19, 1910620. 

31) Kim, M.; Lee, S.Y.; Yoo, S.M.; Pae, S.H.k; Lee, Y.H.; Cho, K.T.; Zimmermann, I.; Kim, H.Y.; Kim, B.S.; Song, M.K.; Shin, T.H.; Kim, K.S.; Huckaba, A.J.; Lee, H.J., Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Growing Nanoscale CH3NH3PbI3 Perovskite Sensitizers for Mesoporous TiO2-Based Solar Cells with Successive Precursor Layer Adsorption and Reaction (SPLAR) Process.” Energy Technology, 2019. DOI: 10.1002/ente.201901186. 

30) Kanda, H.; Shibarama, N.; Huckaba, A.J.; Lee, Y.L.; Paek, S.H.; Klipfel, N.; Carmona, R.C.; Queloz, V.I.E.; Grancini, G.; Zhang, Y.; Abuhelaiqa, M.; Cho, K.T.;, Li, M.; Mensi, M. D.; Kinge, S.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. "Band-bending induced passivation: high performance and stable perovskite solar cells using a perhydropoly(silazane) precursor." Energy & Environmental Science, 2019, Advance Article, DOI: 10.1039/C9EE02028D.!divAbstract

29) Peng, L.; Yang S.; Jawahery, S.; Moosave, S. M.; Huckaba, A.J.; Asgari, M.; Oveisi, E.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; Smit, B.; Queen, W.L. “Preserving the Porosity of Mesoporous Metal-Organic Frameworks Through the Introduction of  Polymer Guests.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 31, 12397-12405.

28) Abuhelaiqa, M.; Paek, S.H.; Lee, Y.H.; Heo, S.; Oveisi, E.; Huckaba, A.J.; Kanda, H.; Kim, H.B.; Zhang, Y.; Humphry-Baker, R.; Kinge, S.; Asiri, A.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; “Stable perovskite solar cells using tin acetylacetonate based electron transporting layers.” Energy & Environmental Science. Advance Article doi: 10.1039/C9EE00453J.!divAbstract

27) Huckaba, A.J.; Lee, Y.; Xia, R.; Paek, S.; Bassetto, V.C.; Oveisi, E.; Lesch, A.; Kinge, S.; Dyson, P.J.; Girault, H.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Inkjet-Printed Mesoporous TiO2 and Perovskite Layers for High Efficiency Perovskite Solar Cells.” Manuscript Deposited on ChemRxiv 25 Sep 2018. Energy Technology, 2019, 7, 2, 317-324.

26) Hallani, R. K.; Hamidabdi, V.F.; Huckaba, A.J., Galliani, G.; Babaei, A; La-Placa, M.G.; Bahari, A.; Sessolo, M.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; McCulloch, I.; Bolink, H.J. “New cross-linkable 9,10-diphenylanthracene derivative as wide bandgap host for solution-processed organic light-emitting diodes.” Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 2018, 6, 12948-12954.!divAbstract

25) Babaei, A.; Rakstys, K.; Guelen, S.; Fallah Hamidabadi, V.; La-Placa, M.-G.; Martínez-Sarti, L.; Sessolo, M.; Huckaba, A.J.; Gaudin, O. P. M.; Schanen, V.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; Bolink, H.J. “Solution Processed Organic Light-Emitting Diodes Using a Triazatruxene Crosslinkable Hole Transporting Material.” RSC Adv. 2018, 8, 62, 35719–35723.!divAbstract

24) Lee, H.J; Cho, K.T.; Paek, S.H.; Lee Y.H.; Huckaba, A.J.; Queloz, V.E.; Zimmermann, I.; Grancini, G.; Oveisi, O.; Yoo, S.M.; Lee, S.Y.; Shin, T.H.; Kim, M.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “A Facile Preparative Route of Nanoscale Perovskites over Mesoporous Metal Oxide Films and Their Applications to Photosensitizers and Light-Emitters.” Adv. Functional Mater. Published on the Web August 1, 2018, doi:10.1002/adfm.201803801.

23) Lee, Y.; Lee, S.; Seo, G.; Paek, S.; Cho, K.T.; Huckaba A.J., Calizzi M., Choi D.W.; Park, J.S.; Lee D.; Lee H.J.; Asiri, A.M.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Efficient Planar Perovskite Solar Cells Using Passivated Tin Oxide as an Electron Transport Layer.” Advanced Science. 2018, Published on the Web 25 March 2018, doi:10.1002/advs.201800130.

22) Huckaba, A.J.; Senes, A.; Agahazada, S.; Babaei, A.; Meskers, S. C. J.; Zimmermann, I.;  Schouwink, P.; Gasilova, N; Janssen, R. A. J.; Bolink, H.; Nazeeruddin, M. K. “Exploration of Bis(Arylimidazole) Iridium Picolinate Complexes” ACSOmega 2018, 3, 2673-2682, First Deposited on ChemRxiv (2017) doi:10.26434/chemrxiv.5331460.v1.

21) Drigo, N.; Paek, S. H.; Huckaba, A.J.; Schouwink, P.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Approaches for selective synthesis of ullazine donor-acceptor systems.” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 17209.

20) Huckaba, A.J.; Ralaiarosa, M.; Cho, K.T.; Koch, N.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Intercalation Makes the Difference with TiS2: Boosting Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation Activity Through Co Incorporation.” Journal of Materials Research (Invited Article).  2017, 33, 5, 528-537.

19) Huckaba, A.J.; Gharibzadeh, S.; Ralaiarisoa, M.; Roldano-Carmona, C.; Grancini, G.; Lee, Y.; Amsalem, P.; Mohammadian, N.; Plichta, E. J.; Koch, N.; Mashaii, A.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “TiS2 Hole Transport Material for Perovskite Solar Cells.” Small Methods. 2017, 1700250.

18) Huckaba, A.J.; Paek, S. H.; Grancini, G.; Bastola, E.; Cho, K. T.; Lee, Y. H.; Bhandari, K. P.; Baliff, C.; Ellingson, R. J.; Nazeeruddin, M. K. “Exceedingly Cheap Perovskite Solar Cells Using Iron Pyrite Hole Transport Materials.” ChemistrySelect 2016, Published Online October 12, 2016.

17) Aghazada, S.; Huckaba, A. J.; Pertegas Ojeda, A.; Babaei, A.; Grancini, G.; Zimmermann, I.; Bolink, H.; Nazeeruddin, M. K. “Molecular Engineering of Iridium Blue Emitters Using Aryl N‐Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands.” European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 32, 5089-5097.

16) Yusoff, A.R.B.M.; Huckaba A. J.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Phosphorescent Neutral Iridium (III) Complexes for Organic Light Emitting Diodes.” Topics in Current Chemistry 2017, 375, 2, 9.

15) Huckaba, A.J.; Nazeeruddin, M.K.; “Strategies for Tuning Emission Energy in Phosphorescent Ir (III) Complexes.” Comments on Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 1-29.

14) Wu, K. L.; Huckaba, A. J.; Clifford, J.N.; Yang, Y. W.; Yella, A.; Palomeres, E.; Grätzel, M.; Chi, Y.; Nazeeruddin, M.K. “Molecularly Engineered Ru (II) Sensitizers Compatible with Cobalt (II/III) Redox Mediators for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 55, 15, 7388-7395.

Publications from Doctoral Studies (Ole Miss)

13)Huckaba, A.J.; Shirley, H.; Lamb, R.; Guertin, S.; Aurtry, S.; Cheema, H.; Talukdar, K.; Jones, T.; Jurss, J. W.; Dass, A.; Hammer, N. I.; Schmehl, R. H.; Webster, C. E.; Delcamp, J. H. “An Air-Stable Mononuclear Tungsten Photocatalyst for H2 Production.” ACS Catalysis 2018, 8, 4838-4847.

12) L. E. McNamara, T. A. Rill, A. J. Huckaba, V. Ganeshraj, J. Gayton, R. A. Nelson, E. A. Sharpe, A. Dass, N. I. Hammer and J. H. Delcamp, “Indolizine-Squaraines: NIR Fluorescent Materials with Molecular Engineered Stokes Shifts,” Chemistry—A European Journal, 2017, 23, 51, 12494-12501.

11) Liyanage, N.P.; Dulaney, H.A.; Huckaba, A.J.; Jurss, J.W.; Delcamp, J. H. “Electrocatalystic Reduction of CO2 to CO with Re-Pyridyl-NHCs: Proton source Influence on Rates and Product Selectivities.” Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 55, 12, 6085-6094.

10) Huckaba, A.J.; Yella, A.; McNamara, L. E.; Steen, A. E.; Murphy, J. S.; Carpenter, C.; Puneky, G.D.; Hammer, N. I.; Nazeeruddin, M. K.; Grätzel, M.; Delcamp, J. H. “Molecular Design Principles for Near‐Infrared Absorbing and Emitting Indolizine Dyes.” Chemistry – A European Journal 2016, 22, 43, 15536-15542.

9)Huckaba, A. J.; Yella, A.; Brogdon, P.; Murphy, J. S.; Nazeeruddin, M. K.; Grätzel, M; Delcamp, J. H. “A Low Recombination Rate Sensitizer for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” Chemical Communications 2016, 52, 8424-8427.!divAbstract

8) Huckaba, A. J.; Sharpe, E. A.; Delcamp, J. H. “Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 with Re-Pyridyl-NHCs.” Inorganic Chemistry 2015, 55, 2, 682-690.


7)  Huckaba, A.J., Giordano, F. McNamara, L. E., Dreux, K. Hammer, N. I., Tchumper, G. S., Zakeeruddin, S. M., Gratzel, M., Nazeeruddin, M. K., Delcamp, J. H. “Indolizine-Based Donors as Organic Sensitizer Coponents for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells.” Advanced Energy Materials 2015, 5, 7.

6) Jupally, V. R.; Dharmaratne, A. C.; Crasto, D.; Huckaba, A. J.; Kumara, C.; Nimmala, P. R.; Kothalawala, N.; Delcamp, J. H.; Dass, A. “Au137(SR)56 Nanomolecules: Composition, Optical Spectroscopy, Electrochemistry, and Electrocatalytic Reduction of CO2.” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 9895-9898.!divAbstract

5)Howell, T.O.; Huckaba, A. J.;  Hollis, T. K. “An Efficient Synthesis of Bis-1,3-(3′-aryl-N-heterocycl-1′-yl)arenes as CCC-NHC Pincer Ligand Precursors.” Organic Letters 2014 16, 9, 2570-2572. 

4) Huckaba, A. J.; Hollis, T. K.; Reilly, S. W. “Homobimetallic Rh NHC Complexes as Versatile Catalysts for Hydrosilylation of a Multitude of Substrates in the Presence of Ambient Air." Organometallics 2013 32, 21, 6248-6256.

3) Huckaba, A. J.; Cao, B.; Hollis, T. K.; Valle, H. U.; Kelly, J. T.; Hammer, N. I.; Oliver, A. G.; Webster, C. E. “Platinum CCC-NHC benzimidazolyl pincer complexes: synthesis, characterization, photostability, and theoretical investigation of a blue-green emitter.” Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 8820.

2) Huckaba, A. J.; Hollis, T. K.; Howell, T. O.; Valle, H. U.; Wu, Y. “Synthesis and Characterization of a 1,3-Phenylene-Bridged N-Alkyl Bis(benzimidazole) CCC-NHC Pincer Ligand Precursor: Homobimetallic Silver and Rhodium Complexes and the Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Phenylacetylene.” Organometallics 2013, 32, 63.


1) Erwin, S.; Huckaba, A. J.; He, K. S.; McCarthy, M. “Matrix Model analysis of Invasive Plant Species Alternanthera Philoxeroides,” Journal of Plant Ecology 2012, 6, 150.

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