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Aisulu successfully defends her PhD thesis!

by on May 22, 2021 4:53 pm
Aisulu Aitbekova successfully and brilliantly defended her PhD thesis on May 12 and became the 8th student in the group to obtain a PhD! We’re excited about all the great things that she will accomplish at Caltech with her post-doctoral fellowship working with Harry Atwater! Congratulations, Dr. Aitbekova!

Experiment-theory collaboration published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences!

by on July 17, 2020 4:23 pm
In a fantastic three years-long collaborative work between experiments and theory, Angel, Tej and Verena reveal the active site ensemble for propene combustion on Pd/Pt supported catalysts in a paper published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences! Read it

Jay's work on electrochemical ammonia synthesis makes it to the cover of ChemElectroChem!

by on April 1, 2020 11:05 am
Jay’s work on understanding electrochemical ammonia synthesis using lithium surfaces has been published as a cover article and cover profile story in ChemElectroChem! Check it out here

Water sorption improves methane combustion on Pd catalysts!

by on November 7, 2016 4:24 pm
Our work on the effect of water sorption on methane combustion with supported Pd catalysts led by Weixin is now published in ACS Catalysis! Read it

Functional polymer/nanocrystal composite synthesis published in Chemistry of Materials!

by on November 7, 2016 4:20 pm
Andrew’s work on a versatile synthesis to prepare polymer/nanocrystal composites demonstrating substrate size-selectivity for catalytic transformations is now published in Chemistry of Materials! Read it