Nørskov Group

Leland T. Edwards Professor of Engineering
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Photon Science

Director of SUNCAT
Research Interests:

Sustainable energy and chemical processes; Electronic structure theory; Materials informatics; Surface reactivity; Heterogeneous catalysis; Electro and photo catalysis; Battery chemistry; Enzyme function

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Theoretical Investigations into Defected Graphene for electrochemical Reduction of CO2. Samira Siahrostami, Kun Jiang, Mohammadreza Karamad, Karen Chan, Haotian Wang, Jens Nørskov . ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering . 2017. Trends in Adsorption Energies of the Oxygenated Species on Single Platinum Atom Embedded in Carbon Nanotubes. Samira Siahrostami, Guo-Ling Li, Jens K. Nørskov, Felix Studt . Catalysis Letters , 147 , 2689- 2696 . 2017.
Understanding Activity Trends in Electrochemical Water Oxidation to form Hydrogen Peroxide. Xinjian Shi, Samira Siahrostami, Guo-Ling Li, Yirui Zhang, Pongkarn Chakthranont, Felix Studt, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Xiaolin Zheng, Jens K. Nørskov . Nature Communications . 2017. Ammonia synthesis from N2 and H2O using a lithium cycling electrification strategy at atmospheric pressure. Joshua M. McEnaney, Aayush R. Singh, Jay A. Schwalbe, Jakob Kibsgaard, John C. Lin, Matteo Cargnello, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Jens K. Nørskov . Energy and Environmental Science , 10 , 1621- 1630 . 2017.
A Theoretical Investigation into the Role of Surface Defects for Oxygen Evolution on RuO2. Colin F. Dickens, Jens K. Nørskov . Journal of Physical Chemistry C , 121 , 18516- 18524 . 2017. Machine-Learning Methods Enable Exhaustive Searches for Active Bimetallic Facets and Reveal Active Site Motifs for CO2 Reduction. Zachary Ulissi, Michael Tang, Jianping Xiao, Xinyan Liu, Daniel A Torelli, Mohammadreza Karamad, Kyle Cummins, Christopher Hahn, Nathan S Lewis, Thomas F Jaramillo, Karen Chan, Jens K Norskov . ACS Catalysis , 7 , 6600- . 2017.
Theoretical Insights into Methane C–H Bond Activation on Alkaline Metal Oxides. Hassan Aljama, Jens K. Nørskov, Frank Abild-Pedersen . Journal of Physical Chemistry C , 121 , 16440- 16446 . 2017. Understanding the Influence of [EMIM] Cl on the Suppression of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on Transition Metal Electrodes. Jeremy Feaster, Anna Jongerius, Xinyan Liu, Makoto Urushihara, Stephanie A. Nitopi, Christopher Hahn, Karen Chan, Jens K. Nørskov, Thomas F. Jaramillo . Langmuir . 2017.
Understanding Selectivity for the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid and Carbon Monoxide on Metal Electrodes. Jeremy T. Feaster, C. Shi, Etosha R. Cave, T. Hatsukade, David N. Abram, Kendra P. Kuhl, Christopher Hahn, Jens K. Nørskov, Thomas F. Jaramillo . ACS Catalysis , 7 , 4822- 4827 . 2017. Electrochemical CO2 reduction on Au surfaces: mechanistic aspects regarding the formation of major and minor products. Etosha R. Cave, Joseph H. Montoya, Kendra P. Kuhl, David N. Abram, Toru Hatsukade, Chuan Shi, Christopher Hahn, Jens K. Nørskov, Thomas F. Jaramillo . Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 19 , 15856- 15863 . 2017.