June 5, 2017
Graduate student Xi Peng’s paper titled “Potassium-Promoted Molybdenum Carbide as a Highly Active and Selective Catalyst for CO2 Conversion to CO” is highlighted as a cover of ChemSusChem.
June 1, 2017
Ashley Mascareno joins our lab as a summer REU student from ASU!
May 26, 2017
Graduate student James Dean wins the second poster award in the Pittsburgh-Cleveland Catalysis Society Annual Meeting!
Way to go James!
May 22, 2017
PhD candidate Pavlo Kostetskyy’s and recent graduate Nick Zervoudis’ paper titled “Carboranes: the strongest Brønsted acids in alcohol dehydration” is highlighted as a cover of Catalysis Science and Technology.
Great work guys!
May 19, 2017
PhD candidate Michael Taylor publishes a collaborative paper titled “Molecular “surgery” on a
23-gold-atom nanoparticle” in Science Advances.
Great job Michael!
April 28, 2017
GM gives an invited talk in the South West Catalysis Society Symposium.
PhD candidate Natalie Austin publishes a new paper titled “CO2 activation on Cu-based Zr-decorated nanoparticles” in Catalysis Science and Technology.
April 20, 2017
Graduate student Xi Peng publishes a collaborative paper titled “Potassium-Promoted Molybdenum Carbide as a Highly Active and Selective Catalyst for CO2 Conversion to CO” in ChemSusChem.
Great work Xi!
April 12, 2017
PhD candidate Pavlo Kostetskyy and recent graduate Nick Zervoudis publish a new paper titled “Carboranes: the strongest Brønsted acids in alcohol dehydration” in Catalysis Science and Technology.
Congrats Pavlo and Nick!!
March 10, 2017
GM was awarded the CAREER award by the National Science Foundation (NSF)!! This is NSF’s “most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization”.
NSF Career Award
March 3, 2017
PhD candidate Michael Taylor received the Advancing Research Through Computing (ARC) 2017 Conference Best Poster award which came with a $500 travel stipend. Great Job Michael!!
February 28, 2017
PhD candidate Natalie Austin was awarded to participate in the 67th Nobel Laureate Meeting (focus on Chemistry) which will be held in Lindau Germany in June 2017. Congratulations Natalie!!
Lindau Nobel Laureate website and Pitt Press Release
February 23, 2017
January 23, 2017
Mitch Cholewinski and Jonathan Estes join our lab as undergraduate researchers! Welcome guys!!
January 3, 2017
Mudit Dixit joins our lab as our very first Post Doc. Welcome Mudit!!
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