Lab log

December 12, 2019

Our work in collaboration with Bingjun' group in spectroscopic study of CO electroreduction is published in ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!

This research article titled "Impact of Forced Convection on Spectroscopic Observations of the Electrochemical CO Reduction Reaction" is published in ACS Catalysis.

December 10, 2019

Jing's paper demonstrating that highly concentrated hydroxide solution does not improve C2+ product formation in electrochemical CO₂/CO conversion is published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Congratulations!

A research article from Jing, titled "Hydroxide is not a promoter of C2+ product formation in electrochemical reduction of CO on Copper" is published in Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

November 27, 2019

Kuan's perspective paper on thermal CO conversion using ceria-based materials is published in ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!

An review article work from Kuan, titled "Application of Ceria in CO Conversion Catalysis" is published in ACS Catalysis.

September 22, 2019

Jiayi's review article focusing on catalyst design for high-performance hydrogen peroxide production is published in Small. Congratulations!

An review article work from Jiayi, titled "Tailoring the Electrochemical Production of HO: Strategies for the Rational Design of High‐Performance Electrocatalysts" is published in Small.

August 8, 2019

Kuan's paper exploring CO₂ electroreduction on carbon surfaces is published in ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!

Another computational work from Kuan, titled "Constant Electrode Potential Quantum Mechanical Study of CO2 Electrochemical Reduction Catalyzed by N-Doped Graphene" is published in ACS Catalysis.

July 26, 2019

Haochen's CO₂ electroreduction paper is published in Nature Communications. Congratulations!

A costly CO₂ electroreduction article demonstrating an effective catalyst design strategy from Haochen, titled "Computational and experimental demonstrations of one-pot tandem catalysis for electrochemical carbon dioxide reduction to methane" is published in Nature Communications. 

April 24, 2019

Jing and Kuan's CO electroreduction paper is finally published in ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!

A CO electroreduction article reporting electrodes with novel reaction scheme and mechanism probing from Jing and Kuan, titled "Effectively increased efficiency for electroreduction of carbon monoxide using supported polycrystalline copper powder electrocatalysts" is published in ACS Catalysis. This is also the toughest publishing experience that Qi has ever had.

December 1, 2018

Haochen and Jing's perspective paper is published in ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!

A timely review article from Haochen and Jing, titled "CO Electroreduction: Current Development and Understanding of Cu-Based Catalyst" is published in ACS Catalysis.

October 29, 2018

The Chem-E-Car team led by Prof. Lu and Haochen won the 5th place in performance of 2018 AIChE's annual Chem-E-Car Competition. Congratulations!

We are going to dominate this game next year!

May 20, 2018

The Chem-E-Car team led by Prof. Lu and Haochen won the championship of 2018 Regional Chem-E-Car Competition in China. Congratulations!

Our team is going to attend AIChE's annual Chem-E-Car Competition at Pittsburgh in October. Go team go!

January 11, 2018

Haochen's paper is published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Congratulations!

Haochen's first computational work, titled "The Importance of Grand-Canonical Quantum Mechanical Methods to Describe the Effect of Electrode Potential on the Stability of Intermediates Involved in both Electrochemical CO₂ Reduction and Hydrogen Evolution" is published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

October 31, 2017

Kuan's paper is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations!

Another computational work from Kuan, titled "Grand Canonical Quantum Mechanical Study of the Effect of the Electrode Potential on N-Heterocyclic Carbene Adsorption on Au Surfaces" is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

June 13, 2017

Jing won the First Prize in Undergraduate Dissertation Award at Tsinghua University. Congratulations!

March 21, 2017

Kuan's paper is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. Congratulations!

Kuan's first computational work, titled "Quantum Mechanical Study of N‑Heterocyclic Carbene Adsorption on Au Surfaces" is published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry A.

March 19, 2017

The group website is officially online.

Several pages are still under construction though.