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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Cation-exchanged zeolites for the selective oxidation of methane to methanol . Ambarish Kulkarni, Zhi-Jian Zhao, Samira Siahrostami, Jens K Norskov, Felix Studt . Catalysis Science & Technology . 2017. Defective Carbon-based Materials for the Electrochemical Synthesis of Hydrogen Peroxide. Shucheng Chen, Zhihua Chen, Samira Siahrostami, Taeho Roy Kim, Dennis Nordlund, Dimosthenis Sokaras, Stanisław Henrik Nowak, John W. F. To, Drew Christopher Higgins, Robert Sinclair,, Jens K. Norskov, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Zhenan Bao . ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering . 2017.
High-efficiency Oxygen Reduction to Hydrogen Peroxide Catalyzed by Oxidized Carbon Materials . Zhiyi Lu, Guangxu Chen, Samira Siahrostami, Zhihua Chen, Kai Liu, Jin Xie, Lei Liao, Dingchang Lin, Yayuan Liu, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Jens K. Nørskov, Yi Cui . Nature Catalysis . 2017. 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.
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. Transition metal atoms in a graphene shell as active centers for highly efficient artificial photosynthesis. Kun Jiang, Samira Siahrostami, Austin J. Akey, Yanbin Li, Zhiyi Lu, Judith Lattimer, Yongfeng Hu, Chris Stokes, Mahesh Gangishetty, Guangxu Chen, Yawei Zhou, Winfield Hill, Wen-Bin Cai, David Bell, Karen Chan, Jens K. Nørskov, Yi Cui, Haotian Wang . Chem . 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. 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.