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June 2019

Dunwei has been elected as the chairperson of the Chemistry Department. He starts his term in June 2019.

May 2019

We are getting our new X-ray photoelectron spectrometer!

Yumin and Qi successfully defended their theses. Congratulations!

March 2019

A new joint paper with Prof. Hamann is accepted for publication in ACS AMI. Cheers!

Our joint paper with Prof. Katayama on the charge dynamcis of hematite was featured on the cover of J. Phys. Chem. Cheers!

JPCC 2019

February 2019

Several new papers are recently accepted for publications, including Yumin's Pt studies (by Nano Research), Da's review paper on CO2 reduction (by J. Photochem. Photobio C) and Jim's collaboration paper with Prof. Katayama group on transient studies of Fe2O3 (by J. Phys. Chem. C). Congratulations to them all!

We welcome Dr. Rong Chen to join us as a postdoctoral researcher.

Dr. Wei Li, a recent graduate from the group, is among those who received the prestigious Outstanding Student Award for overseas Chinese. Congratulations to Wei! She is the 3rd in the group to receive this award.

Dunwei was named a Young Innovator in Nano Energy by the journal Nano Reserch. Thanks, group , for making this possible.

January 2019

Yumin's paper is accepted for publication by Chem. Soc. Rev. Congratulations!

We also welcome a new member, Alinda Dersjant, to the group.

December 2018

Dunwei went to India for a solar energy utilization symposium.


The group welcomes Dr. Hongbo Liang and Dr. Bingqing Zhang as new visiting scholars. Dr. Liang will be with us for 6 months and Dr. Zhang will be with us for 2 years.

October 2018

We are excited that ACS PRF has awarded a New Direction grant to support our efforts on photocatalysis. Well done, group!

A new paper with Xiaogang is accepted by ACS Applied Energy Materials.

September 2018

Jim successfuly defended his thesis. Congratulations, Dr. Thorne!

Two new collaborative papers were recently accepted. One concerns hematite by Guanyu Liu and will be published in Nano Energy; the other concerns transient surface photovoltage studies on BiVO4 by Xiaogang and will be published in Chem. Sci. Congratulations to them!

August 2018

Shasha's paper on H2O2 selectivity is accepted for publication by J. Chem. Phys. Congratulations!

July 2018

Yanyan's new end-on DHC paper is picked up by news outlets. Science Daily

We are excited to announce that two new grants were recently awarded to us, including an internal Ignite award and a new NSF award! Well done, group!

June 2018

Two new papers were accepted, including Yanyan's paper on end-on bound dual atom catalysts by ACS Central Science and Jim's collaboration paper with Prof. Katayama on charge dynamic studies by J. Photochem.

Qi's Chem cover went online. Enjoy!


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