- Congratulations to Alex Tavasoli and coauthors on their publication in EES!
- CO2 photocatalysis sees the light of day
- Congratulations Dr. Mireille Ghoussoub and Professor Geoffrey Ozin, The Story of CO2 has been named in The Hill Times’ List of 100 Best Books in 2020!
- The art of materials science and teaching online
- Congratulations to Tingjiang Yan and co-authors on their publication in Nature Communications!
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Transforming the greenhouse gas into fuels via sunlight has attracted great interests recently, but where are we and where should we go for a solar fuel refinery? To answer this question, Alex, who is the Co-founder and CEO of the … Continue reading
Recently, Dimensional Energy, a spin-off company from Cornell University, has designed, built, and tested, a pilot-scale photoreactor for making chemicals using just carbon dioxide and sunlight, no additional heating or electricity is needed. As shown in the photograph, the setup … Continue reading
Congratulations Dr. Mireille Ghoussoub and Professor Geoffrey Ozin, The Story of CO2 has been named in The Hill Times’ List of 100 Best Books in 2020!
It is with great delight to announce that the book, The Story of CO2: Big Ideas for a Small Molecule, by Dr. Mireille Ghoussoub and Professor Geoffrey Ozin has been named in The Hill Times’ List of 100 Best Books … Continue reading
The global COVID-19 pandemic has changed the traditional forms of education, and both students and teachers are forced to adapt to a new normal of online teaching and learning. Multiple surveys indicate that students feel more stress in front of … Continue reading
In their work, Yan et al. reported an atomically-precise single-atom Bi doping method to modify the photochemistry of surface frustrated Lewis pairs (SFLP), where the isomorphic replacement of the Lewis acidic site In3+ ions in In2O3 by single-site Bi3+ ions … Continue reading
It is with great excitement and delight that we wish to announce the The Story of CO2: Big Ideas for a Small Molecule published by University of Toronto Press in Nov., 2020 is now available for order! About the book: … Continue reading
This year has witnessed that a confinement of civil society did reduce anthropogenic CO2 emissions but the magnitude of the effect was not much discernible from natural annual variations of atmospheric CO2. To fully mobilize on climate change and the interlocking … Continue reading
Congratulations to Professor Geoffrey Ozin, Dr. Jia Jia and co-workers on your CO2 catalysis Chemical Society Review Paper!
The Royal Society of Chemistry, Chemical Society Review article entitled: “Heterogeneous catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 by metal oxides: defect engineering – perfecting imperfection ” by Professor Geoffrey Ozin, Dr. Jia Jia and co-workers, has been selected as a 2019 top 5% highly cited papers.
Indium oxide is an emerging photocatalyst for effective CO2 transformation which has been investigated extensively in our group. However, its drawbacks including limited light absorbance and high price impede the practical implementations. In this paper, Truong and co-authors demonstrate a … Continue reading
The literal translation of ‘chimie douce’, is ‘soft chemistry’. It carries connotations of reducing the extreme conditions of temperature, heat, and pressure often associated with traditional synthetic approaches for making solid-state materials to more gentle eco-friendly ambient ones. A recent … Continue reading