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Solid Oxide

Fuel Cells



Zintl Clusters




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Group News

Nature Materials has selected our group’s paper on core-shell nanoparticle catalysis as one of the 20 “landmark articles published in the journal over the past ten years”.

Congratulations Selim!

Chris Sims wins 2013 Ann Wiley Dissertation Fellowship

Yi Yu receives Dokiya International Travel Award and Goldhaber Travel Award to give SOFC-XIII talk in Okinawa, Japan

Jonathan Senn wins 2013 GAANN Fellowship

Sarah Gibbons wins 2013 Howard Hughes Medical Institute research award

Congratulations to recently employed group members!

Professor Hao Lei (Jinan University, 2013)

Dr. Aldo Ponce (Clark School of Engineering, UMD, 2013)

Dr. Yang Peng (Haliburton, 2013)

Dr. Domonique Downing (Dow Chemical, 2012)

Dr. Dennis Mayo (NSWC-Indian Head Research Lab, 2012)

Dr. Chunjuan Zhang (BASF , 2012)

Dr. Zhufang Liu (Energizer, 2011)

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