July 4, 2016 Dr. Pansy Patel's paper with Brian Laird and Ward Thompson "A Density Functional Theory Study of Ethylene Epoxidation Catalyzed by Niobium-doped Silica" has been accepted in the Journal of Molecular Catalysis.
May 23, 2016 Our paper "Electric potential calculation in molecular simulation of electric double layer capacitors" by Zhenxing Wang, David Olmsted, Mark Asta and Brian B. Laird has been accepted to a Special Issue on the Physics of Supercapacitors and Electroactuators in J. Phys.: Condensed Matter.
May 4, 2016 Isaak Daniels successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation "Energy Applications of Molecular Simulation"
March 2016 Dr. Peter Barry has joined the group to work on an NSF funded project on chemically heterogeneous solid-liquid interfaces.
December 17, 2015 Dr. Pansy Patel presented a poster entitled ``Reaction mechanism of ethylene epoxidation on a mesoporous metal-substituted silica heterogenous catalyst: An experimental and theoretical investigation'' at Pacifichem 2015
October 2015 Dr. Pablo Palafox-Hernandez joins the group as a postdoc to work on phase equilibrium studies for the development of sustainable chemical processes for the production of commodity chemicals. This work is in collaboration with researches at the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis.
May 22, 2015 Jesse Kern successfully defends his Ph.D. Thesis Molecular simulation of fluid mixtures in bulk and at solid–liquid interfaces. Congratulations Dr. Kern!!!