The Lab of Catalysis & Applied Technology in Surface Science (LCATS)


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Welcome to the Lab of CATS!

We study surface reactions in heterogeneous catalysis. Through an atomic-level understanding of reactions and active sites in catalytic materials, we design novel catalysts with improved reactivity and selectivity. We believe that our research will ultimately lower energy requirements and improve atomic efficiencies for current chemical processes and solve the environmental problems that we face today.

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Recent Posts

Welcome Matthew!

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Welcome Matthew! Matthew receives MURF fellowship to work on mechanistic understanding of CO2 hydrogenation on Ni-based catalysts. Welcome!

Outstanding TA award

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Contrats, Manasi! Manasi receives the “Outstanding TA award” for her dedicated teaching and mentoring in CBEN 518 (Fall 2021). Congrats! You well deserve the...

Mines Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

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Congrats, Sierra. Sierra receives the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF@MINES) to continue her project on “mechanistic understanding of HCOOH de...