13 New Group Members!!!

We are excited to welcome 13 new graduate students to the Energy and Environmental Catalysis Group. They are Wanyu Deng, Shijia Feng, He Li, Kang Li, Sier Sang, Jimin Song, Guishuo Wang, Qi Wang, Yanan Wang, Yihe Wang, Chuanye Xiong, Piaoping Yang, and Wenjin Zhu. Welcome!

Professor Gong wins the 2017 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award.

Professor Gong wins the 2017 ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering Lectureship Award. The awards recognize early career (first 10 years or less) investigators’ research contributions to green chemistry, green engineering, and sustainability in the chemical enterprise from three geographic regions. Prof. Gong is the only laureate for Asia/Pacific, honored for development of chemical technologies for sustainable hydrogen production […]

Xiaoxia’s Work on is Highlighted by Materials Views.

Xiaoxia’s work on “Stable Aqueous Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction by Cu2O Dark Cathode with Improved Selectivity for Carbonaceous Products“ is highlighted by Materials Views. Highlighted by Materials Views: “Turning Greenhouse Gas to Valuable Carbonaceous Products in High Yield,” May 27, 2016.

Two Cover Stories by Xiaoxia

Xiaoxia’s paper on “Stable Aqueous Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction by Cu2O Dark Cathode with Improved Selectivity for Carbonaceous Products“ is selected as Cover Article and VIP Paper by Angew Chem. His paper on “CO2 Photo-reduction: Insights into CO2 Activation on Surfaces of Photocatalysts” is also accepted by Energy Environmental Science. Congrats!

Welcome Asso. Prof. Rentao Mu to join our lab

Welcome Asso. Prof. Rentao Mu to join our lab! Dr. Mu’s research interests include the molecular-level understanding of correlation between the structure and catalytic performance in heterogeneous catalysis, by employing surface science techniques and in-situ characterizations. Feel free to talk to Dr. Mu about his research experience.