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 evaluation of the surface electrochemistry of perovskites with promising photon absorption properties for solar water splitting. Joseph H. Montoya, Monica Garcia-Mota, Jens K. Nørskov, Aleksandra Vojvodic . Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 17 , 2634- 2640 . 2015. Rational design of MoS2 catalysts: tuning the structure and activity via transition metal doping. Charlie Tsai, Karen Chan, Jens K. Nørskov, Frank Abild-Pedersen . Catalysis Science & Technology , 5 , 246- 253 . 2015.
Operando Characterization of an Amorphous Molybdenum Sulfide Nanoparticle Catalyst during the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction. Hernan Sanchez Casalongue, Jesse D. Benck, Charlie Tsai, Rasmus Karlsson, Sarp Kaya, May Ling Ng, Lars Pettersson, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Nørskov, Hirohito Ogasawara, Thomas F. Jaramillo, Anders Nilsson . The Journal of Physical Chemistry C , 118 , 29252- 29259 . 2014. Understanding the Reactivity of Layered Transition-Metal Sulfides: A Single Electronic Descriptor for Structure and Adsorption. Charlie Tsai, Karen Chan, Jens K. Nørskov, Frank Abild-Pedersen . Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters , 5 , 3884- 3889 . 2014.
Insights into carbon nanotube nucleation: Cap formation governed by catalyst interfacial step flow. Rahul Rao, Renu Sharma, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Nørskov, Avetik R. Harutyunyan . Scientific Reports , 4 , 6510- . 2014. Nanoscale Limitations in Metal Oxide Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution. Venkat Viswanathan, Alan C. Luntz, Stacey Bent, Jens K. Nørskov . Nano letters , 14 , 5853- 5857 . 2014.
Molybdenum Sulfides and Selenides as Possible Electrocatalysts for CO2 Reduction. Karen Chan, Charlie Tsai, Heine A. Hansen, Jens K. Nørskov . ChemCatChem , 6 , 2149- 2149 . 2014. Assessing the reliability of calculated catalytic ammonia synthesis rates. Andrew J. Medford, Jess Wellendorff, Aleksandra Vojvodic, Felix Studt, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Karsten W. Jacobsen, Thomas Bligaard, Jens K. Nørskov . Science , 345 , 197- 200 . 2014.
Trends in Hydrodesulfurization Catalysis Based on Realistic Surface Models. Poul Georg Moses, Lars C. Grabow, Eva M. Fernandez, Berit Hinnemann, Henrik Topsøe, Kim G. Knudsen, Jens K. Nørskov . Catalysis Letters , 144 , 1425- 1432 . 2014. Methanol-to-hydrocarbons conversion: The alkene methylation pathway. Rasmus Y. Brogaarda, Reynald Henry, Yves Schuurman, Andrew J. Medford, Poul Georg Moses, Pablo Beato, Stian Svelle, Jens K. Nørskov, Unni Olsbye . Journal of Catalysis , 314 , 159- 169 . 2014.