Natalie Austin publishes her paper titled “Au13: CO Adsorbs, Nanoparticle Responds” in the journal of Physical Chemistry C. This is a collaborative between our group and Prof. J. Karl Johnson at Pitt. Congratulations Natalie!
Pavlo and Jyoti Publish!
Pavlo Kostetskyy and Jyoti Prakash Maheswari (visiting researcher from NIT, Warangal, India) publish a paper in the journal of Physical Chemistry C “Understanding the Importance of Carbenium Ions in the Conversion of Biomass-Derived Alcohols with First-Principles Calculations”. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b04485 Congratulations guys!
Our group participates in the NAM24 meeting! Natalie Austin contributes an oral presentation titled “Adsorbate interactions with metal Nanoparticles” and Pavlo Kostetskyy a poster presentation titled “Structure-Activity Relationships in Alcohol Dehydration on Metal-Oxides”. GM serves as a poster chair of the conference (total of 600 poster presentations) with Elise Fox... [Read More]
Welcome to CANELa!
Carly Nolan, Brandon Butina and Dania Furuqui join our lab as undergraduate researchers! Welcome guys!
NSF Fellow and Honorable Mention!
PhD Candidate Natalie Austin received the prestigious NSF Fellowship and graduate student Michael Taylor received an honorable mention. Well done guys!!!! Read the Pitt Engineering article Here.
Natalie Wins Outstanding PhD Paper
PhD Candidate Natalie Austin won the Fall Term 2014 Outstanding PhD Paper!! Congratulations Natalie!! “Catalysis at the Sub-Nanoscale: Complex CO Oxidation Chemistry on a Few Au Atoms” by Nikbin N., Austin N., Vlachos D.G., Stamatakis M., Mpourmpakis G. in the Catalysis Science and Technology
We Made the News!
Work from our lab is on the news!!! Check “People on the move” column on Sunday’s Post-Gazette and the blog of Prof. Geoff Maitland, President of the Chemical Engineering society in UK:
CANELa is Growing!
Nicholas Zervoudis, Peter Tancini and Isadora Carnaval join our lab as undergraduate researchers! Welcome guys!
New PhD Student!
Michael Taylor joins our lab as a PhD student! Welcome Michael!
Our recent publication “Catalysis at the Sub-Nanoscale: Complex CO Oxidation Chemistry on a Few Au Atoms” is featured on the cover of issue 1 of the Catalysis Science and Technology journal and has been selected as a “hot article”!!The manuscript appears online here.