Professor Dave Flaherty, an alum of the Mullins group, delivered a Departmental seminar in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineerig on March 7th regarding the catalysis research he is conducting at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Great job Dave!!
Greg Mullen succesfully defended his PhD dissertation regarding heterogeneous catalysis and surface chemistry in November 2016! Greg is now off in South America exploring! Congratulations Greg!!
Sungmin's first archival paper from our research group entitled "H2O-improved O2 activation on the Pd-Au bimetallic surface" has been accepted for publication in the RSC journal Chemical Communications! The paper was coauthored by Ed Evans and Greg Mullen. Congratulations to Sungmin, Ed, and Greg!!
Kyle Klavetter was awarded the Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award and the James R. and Merle Fair Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering for his paper on a germanium sub-selenide battery electrode published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A in 2015. Congratulations Kyle!!
Will Chemelewski defended his dissertation on August 11! Congratulations Will!!
Hoang defends his PhD dissertation which included work in photoelectrochemistry as well as battery electrodes! Congratulations Hoang!!
Alex defended his PhD dissertation in metal oxide photoelectrochemistry fundamentals on July 8, 2015! Congratulations Alex!!
Wen-Yueh successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation on June 17, 2015! Congratulations and good job Wen-Yueh!!
Wen-Yueh's paper on the activation and reaction of oxygen on a Au-Pd bimetallic model catalyst was recently accepted by the Journal of Physical Chemistry C! Congratulations Wen-Yueh!!
Hoang's paper regarding tin sub-selenide as a battery electrode material was accepted for publication by J. Mater. Chem. A! Congratulations Hoang!!
Sean's paper to the Journal of the Electrochemical Society was accepted and is now published! Congratulations Sean!!
Congratulations to Ed for being awarded a NSF Graduate Fellowship!!
Greg has been notified by the International Precious Metals Institute that he will receive an award to honor his outstanding research accomplishments. Congratulations Greg!!
ChoongSze Lee, Robin Dupree, and Dr. Duck Hyun Youn have all recently joined our research group. ChoongSze is an undergraduate student studying Chemical Engineering while Robin is an undergraduate Chemistry student. Duck Hyun joins us for post-doctoral training after obtaining his Ph.D. in Korea at POSTECH and some post-doctoral work at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
Melissa Meyerson, Bryan Wygant and Ben Meekins join our research group! Melissa received her BS in Chemistry from the University of Maryland while Bryan studied for a BS in Chemistry from Texas Tech University. Both Melissa and Bryan are pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry at UT-Austin. Ben has joined us a postdoctoral researcher after receiving his Ph.D. at Notre Dame and postdoctoral study in the Bard group here at UT-Austin. Welcome Melissa, Bryan and Ben!!
Wenlong Guo and Ding Tang join us as visitors from China to work on their Ph.D.'s. Wenlong is from Chongqing University and Ding is from Central South University. Welcome to our group Wenlong and Ding!!
Alex's paper on PLD of Bismuth Vanadate submitted to the Journal of Physical Chemistry C has been accepted! Congratulations Alex!!
Hoang's paper on water oxidation by nickel vanadate thin films submitted to the Journal of Physical Chemistry C is accepted! Congratulations Hoang!
Pauls paper on germanium sub-sulfide as a candidate anode material for Li-ion batteries submitted to J. Mater. Chem. A was accepted! Congratulations Paul!
Greg wrote a "perspective" for Science discussing a recently published paper from Bert Chandler's group on the role of water in CO oxidation catalysis by gold. Congratulations Greg!
Paul's paper on tin-germanium alloys as an anode material for a sodium-ion battery has been accepted by the journal ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces! Congratulations Paul!
Will's paper on nickel-doped iron oxyhydroxide as an electrocatalyst for the oxidation of water has been accepted by J. Mater. Chem. A! Congratulations Will!
Kyle's recent paper regarding a flexible lithium-ion battery anode has now been published by J. Mater. Chem. A! Congratulations Kyle!
Huichao's paper to the Journal of Materials Chemistry A regarding the synthesis of bismth vanadate as a photocatalytic material with a nano-flake morphology is accepted! Congratulations Huichao!
Paul Abel defended his Ph.D. dissertation on July 29, 2014. Congratulations Dr. Abel!!
Greg's paper to the Journal of the American Chemical Society regarding the partial oxidation of allyl alcohol on gold is accepted! Congratulations Greg!
Alex is awarded a Continuing University Fellowship for the 2014-2015 academic year by the UT Graduate School! Congratulations Alex!
Wen-Yueh Yu wins an International Precious Metals Institute award for his research in catalysis employing precious metals! Congratulations Wen-Yueh!
Sean's paper to the Journal of Materials Chemistry Aregarding the lithiation characteristics of lead telluride is published! Congratulations Sean!