Work from our phenomenal undergraduate students Peter Tancini (class 2017) and Bob Shobayo (REU student from UMBC in summer 2014) is published in JACS, in collaboration with the lab of Prof. Jill Millstone (Chemistry, Pitt)!! Congratulations Peter and Bob!! View the article
Xi Joins CANELa!
Xi Peng joins our lab as a PhD student! Welcome Xi!
Who's Who in Energy
GM is elected from the Pittsburgh Business Times in Whos Who in Energy.
Our group participates in the AIChE 2015 National Meeting in Salt Lake City with great success! Undergraduate student Peter Tancini gives a poster presentation on “ Formation Pathways of Pre-Nucleation Species in AuCu Bimetallic Nanoparticle Growth: A First Principles Study” and receives the 3rd poster award!! Michael Taylor gives an... [Read More]
Global IChemE Shortlist!
Our work on Sub-Nanoscale Au Catalysis was shortlisted for the Global IChemE Awards. Check out our video here.
PhD Candidate Pavlo Kostetskyy receives the Fall Term 2014 Outstanding PhD Paper Award!! Congratulations Pavlo!!
Great Work Michael and Natalie!
Michael Taylor and Natalie Austin publish their work titled “Catalyst Design Based on Morphology- and Environment-Dependent Adsorption on Metal Nanoparticles” as a letter in ACS Catalysis! Kudos to Michael and Natalie!
John Hoover joins our lab as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome John!
Paper Featured on Cover!
Our paper titled “Au13: CO Adsorbs, Nanoparticle Responds” is featured in the cover of issue 32 of the Journal of Physical Chemistry C!! Congratulations to Natalie Austin and Prof. J. Karl Johnson for this nice work! The Swanson School of Engineering made a press release about our discovery!!
Great job Pavlo!
Pavlo Kostetskyy publishes a new paper titled “Structure-activity relationships in the production of olefins from alcohols and ethers: A first-principles theoretical study “ in the Catalysis Science and Technology journal. Great job Pavlo!