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 Douglas M Franz

Douglas M Franz

Douglas M Franz




4202 E. Fowler Ave, CHE 205
Tampa, FL 33620


Curriculum Vitae


B.S., Environmental Science & Policy, USF

Advisor : Brian Space


Theoretical modeling and development for computer simulation of porous materials and guest molecules


  1. Martin, Dean F. and Douglas M. Franz (2011): Comparison of anion removal capacities of Octolig® and Cuprilig, J. Environ. Sci. Hlt, Part A. 46:14, 1619- 1624.
  2. Franz, Douglas M. and D. F. Martin (2011), Evaluation of the removal capacities of Octolig®, a supported polyethylimine, for selected anions. Florida Scientist, 74 (S1), 70-71.
  3. Franz, Douglas. M. and Dean. F. Martin (2013), Enhanced removal of aqueous BPA Model Compounds Using Metalloligs, J. Environ. Sci. Hlt, Part A. 49, 307- 312. nF9Y
  4. Franz, Douglas M. (2013), Removal of aqueous BPA Model Compound 4-tbutylphenol Using Metalloligs, USF Honors College Research Theses in Chemistry Spring 2013, 41 pages.
  5. Franz, D.; Forrest, K. A.; Pham, T.; Space, B. Accurate H2 Sorption Modeling in the rht-MOF NOTT-112 Using Explicit Polarization. Cryst. Growth Des. 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.6b01058.
  6. Pham, T.; Forrest, K.; Franz, D.; Space, B. Predictive Models of Gas Sorption in a Curriculum Vitae – Douglas M. Franz 5 Metal-Organic Framework with Open-Metal Sites and Small Pore Sizes. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CP02767B
  7. Pham, T.; Forrest, K.; Franz, D.; Space, B. Experimental and Theoretical Investigations of the Gas Adsorption Sites in rht-Metal–Organic Frameworks. Cryst. Eng. Comm. (2017). DOI:10.1039/C7CE01032J
  8. Franz, D. M.; Dyott, Z.; Forrest, K. A.; Hogan, A.; Pham, T.; Space, B. Simulations of hydrogen, carbon dioxide, and small hydrocarbon sorption in a nitrogen-rich rht-metal–organic framework. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, DOI: 10.1039/C7CP06885A.
  9. Franz, D. M.; Djulbegovic, M.; Pham, T.; Space, B. Theoretical study of the effect of halogen substitution in molecular porous materials for CO2 and C2H2 sorption. AIMS Materials Science. 2018. DOI: 10.3934/matersci.2018.2.226
  10. Forrest, K. A.; Franz, D. M.; Pham, T. ; Space, B. Investigating C2H2 sorption in a-[M3(O2CH)6] (M = Mg, Mn) Through Theoretical Studies. Cryst. Growth Des. 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00770