Group Members

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Postdocs and Research Associates

Dr. Ji Hoon Lee

Email: jl5113@columbia.edu

Research interest: Developing and analyzing novel functional materials for energy storage and conversion with in-situ X-ray techniques. Resume

 

Xiaoran Niu

Email: xiaoranniu@hit.edu.cn

Research interest: Plasma catalysis of CO2 to value-added products. In situ Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy to investigate detailed reaction profiles.

Ph.D. Students

Neal Biswas

Email: anb2185@columbia.edu

Research interest: Optimizing the electrocatalytic activity of transition metal carbides for hydrogen evolution and CO2 reduction.

 

 

 

Steven Denny

Email: sd3175@columbia.edu

Research interest: Probing transition metal carbides as catalyst supports for a broad range of electrochemical reactions. Characterizing TMCs using surface science techniques.

E_Gomez PictureElaine Gomez

Email: eg2768@columbia.edu

Research interest: Catalytic conversion of CO2 with precious and non-precious metal supported catalysts to value added products. In situ synchrotron techniques to investigate structural and electronic properties. Resume

zhexiZhexi Lin

Email: zl2453@columbia.edu

Research interest: Investigation of selective hydrodeoxygenation with metal carbide catalysts for biomass upgrading via surface science approaches. Resume

program pictureBrian Tackett

Email: bt2391@columbia.edu

Research interest: Developing novel catalysts aimed at facilitating the use of water electrolysis and fuel cells as large-scale renewable energy storage solutions. Resume

HeadshotLea Winter

Email: lrw2135@columbia.edu

Research interest: Catalytic catenation of CO2 and methane to form hydrocarbons using non-precious metal catalysts and plasma.