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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The Mechanism of CO and CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol over Cu-Based Catalysts. Felix Studt, Malte Behrens, Edward L. Kunkes, Nygil Thomas, Stefan Zander, Andrey Tarasov, Julia Schumann, Elias Frei, Joel B. Varley, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Nørskov, Robert Schlögl . ChemCatChem , 7 , 1105- 1111 . 2015. Probing the Transition State Region in Catalytic CO Oxidation on Ru. Henrik Öström, Henrik Öberg, Hongliang Xin, Jerry LaRue, Martin Beye, Martina Dell’Angela, Jürgen Gladh, May L. Ng, Jonas A. Sellberg, Sarp Kaya, Giuseppe Mercurio, Dennis Nordlund, Markus Hantschmann, Florian Hieke, Danilo Kühn, Wolfgang F. Schlotter, Georgi L. Dakovski, Joshua J. Turner, Mike P. Minitti, Ankush Mitra, Stefan P. Moeller, Alexander Föhlisch, Martin Wolf, Wilfried Wurth, Mats Persson, Jens K. Nørskov, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Hirohito Ogasawara, Lars G. M. Pettersson, Anders Nilsson . Science , 347 , 978- 982 . 2015.
CatMAP: A Software Package for Descriptor-Based Microkinetic Mapping of Catalytic Trends. Andrew J. Medford, Chuan Shi, Max J. Hoffmann, Adam C. Lausche, Sean R. Fitzgibbon, Thomas Bligaard, Jens K. Nørskov . Catalysis Letters , 145 , 794- 807 . 2015. Transition Metal Doped Edge Sites in Vertically Aligned MoS2 Catalysts for Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution. Haotian Wang, Charlie Tsai, Desheng Kong, Karen Chan, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Nørskov, Yi Cui . Nano Research , 8 , 566- 575 . 2015.
Identification of Highly Active Fe Sites in (Ni,Fe)OOH for Electrocatalytic Water Splitting. Daniel Friebel, Mary W. Louie, Michal Bajdich, Kai E. Sanwald, Yun Cai, Anna M. Wise, Mu-Jeng Chen, Dimosthenis Sokaras, Tsu-Chien Weng, Roberto Alonso-Mori, Ryan C. Davis, John R. Bargar, Jens K. Nørskov, Anders Nilsson, Alexis T. Bell . Journal of the American Chemical Society , 137 , 1305- 1313 . 2015. On the role of the surface oxygen species during A-H (A = C, N, O) bond activation: a density functional theory study. Jong Suk Yoo, Tuhin S. Khan, Frank Abild-Pedersen, Jens K. Nørskov, Felix Studt . Chemical Communications , 51 , 2621- 2624 . 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. 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.
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.