Group Members

Principal Investigators

Jose Rodriguez
Catalysis and surface science. Interaction and reaction of molecules with surfaces of metals, oxides, sulfides and carbides. Use of synchrotron-based techniques in surface and materials characterization (core and valence photoemission, x-ray absorption spectroscopy, x-ray diffraction). Modeling of surface reactions.

Ping Liu
Theoretical description of nanostructures, supported nanostructures, surfaces and their catalytic applications in heterogeneous catalysis and electrocatalysis. Density functional calculations, kinetic modeling and sensitivity analysis are employed to obtain a fundamental understanding of catalytic processes

Dario Stacchiola
Nano-Catalysis, Model mixed metal oxides, In-situ catalytic reactions at ambient pressures (AP). (Synchrotron PES, AP-XPS, AP-STM, AP-IRRAS, Inverse Catalyst, Nanoparticles, Graphene)

Sanjaya Senanayake
Heterogeneous Catalysis, surface science, synchrotron techniques, electron microscopy, nanoparticles, metal oxide chemistry, applied to model and powder catalysts.

Jonathan Hanson (retired)

Research associates

Wei An, Shyam Kattel,  Xiaofang Yang, Thuy Duong Nguyen Phan,

Graduate Students

Zongyuan Liu, Si Luo; Fang Xu, Shizhong Liu

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