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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Publications

Direct Water Decomposition on Transition Metal Surfaces: Structural Dependence and Catalytic Screening. C. Tsai, K. Lee, J. S. Yo, X. Liu, H. Aljama, L. D. Chen, C. F. Dickens, T. S. Geisler, C. J. Guido, T. M. Joseph, C. S. Kirk, A. A. Latimer, B. Loong, R. J. McCarty, J. H. Montoya, L. Power, A. R. Singh, J. J. Willis, M. M. Winterkorn, M. Yuan, Z. Zhao, J. Wilcox, J. K. Nørskov . Catalysis Letter , 146 , 718- . 2016. Bifunctional alloys for the electroreduction of CO2 and CO. H. A. Hansen, C. Shi, A. C. Lausche, A. A. Peterson, J. K. Nørskov . Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 18 , 9194- . 2016.
Theoretical Insight into the Trends that Guide the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid. J. S. Yoo, R. Christensen, T. Vegge, J. K. Nørskov, F. Studt . ChemSusChem , 9 , 358- . 2016. Acetaldehyde as an Intermediate in the Electroreduction of Carbon Monoxide to Ethanol on Oxide-Derived Copper. E. Bertheussen, A. Verdaguer-Casadevall, D. Ravasio, J. H. Montoya, D. B. Trimarco, C. Roy, S. Meier, J. Wendland, J. K. Nørskov, I. E. L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff . Angewandte Chemie - International Edition , 55 , 1450- . 2016.
Opportunities and challenges in the electrocatalysis of CO2 and CO reduction using bifunctional surfaces: A theoretical and experimental study of Au-Cd alloys. Z. P. Jovanov, H. A. Hansen, A. S. Varela, P. Malacrida, A. A. Pederson, J. K. Nørskov, I. E. L. Stephens, I. Chorkendorff . Journal of Catalysis , 343 , 215- . 2016. Activating and Optimizing MoS2 Basal Planes for Hydrogen Evolution through the Formation of Strained Sulfur Vacancies. Hong Li, Charlie Tsai, Ai Leen Koh, Alex W. Contryman, Alex H. Fragapane, Jiheng Zhao, Hyun Soo Han, Hari C. Manoharan, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Nørskov, Xiaolin Zheng . Nature Materials , 15 , 48- 53 . 2016.
Intrinsic Selectivity and Structure Sensitivity of Rhodium Catalysts for C2+ Oxygenate Production. Nuoya Yang, Andrew J. Medford, Xinyan Liu, Felix Studt, Thomas Bligaard, Stacey F. Bent, Jens K. Nørskov . Journal of the American Chemical Society , 138 , 3705- 3714 . 2016. Mechanistic insights into nitrogen fixation by nitrogenase enzymes. Joel B. Varley, Ying Wang, Karen Chan, Felix Studt, Jens K. Nørskov . Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 17 , 29541- 29547 . 2015.
Effect of Boron Modifications of Palladium Catalysts for the Production of Hydrogen from Formic Acid. Jong Suk Yoo, Zhi-Jian Zhao, Jens K. Nørskov, Felix Studt . ACS Catalysis , 5 , 6579- 6586 . 2015. Al-Air Batteries: Fundamental Thermodynamic Limitations from First-Principles Theory. Leanne D. Chen, Jens K. Nørskov, Alan C. Luntz . Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters , 6 , 175- 179 . 2015.