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- December 2017

- Heveline's paper was accepted for publication in Nanoscale. Congrats Heveline and Xiaoxi!

 

- November 2017

- Our joint work with Prof. Vitor Almedia's group in Brazil got accepted for publication in Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. Congrats Andre, Tao, Tais, Vitor and Teddy!

- Teddy was invited to serve as the member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the journal Materials Today Nano, Elsevier.

- Tao's paper was accepted for publication in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Congrats Tao!

 

- October 2017

- Our collaborative work with Prof. He in China was accepted for publication in Electrochimca Acta. Congrats Andy!

- Our joint work with Prof. Vitor Almedia's group in Brazil got accepted for publication in Journal of Cleaner Production (Elsevier, Impact Factor, 6.2+).

- Sreenivas's paper got accepted for publication in Journal of Molecular Catalysis A.

 

- Summer 2017

- Our work (J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, Accepted for Publication: In Press: DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b06337) made it on Front Cover of JACS; Featured in JACS Spotlights; and Featured in Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN), 2017, 95, Issue 30, Page 8).

http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/i30/Borophene-units-split-water.html?type=paidArticleContent!

- Tao's work was accepted for publication in ChemCatChem.

- Our work was accepted for publication in Chemistry - A European Journal and made it also on the Front Cover.

- Teddy gave an invited talk at the ICCE-25, International Conference on Composites and Engineering in Rome, Italy.

- Xiaoxi's work was accepted for publication in Small.

- Teddy spent 1 month in Brazil doing joint research work with several colleagues and collaborators.

- Our collaborative work with Jilin University was accepted for publication in Nano Energy.

- Heveline's review paper was accepted for publication in Current Pharmaceutical Design.

- Spring 2017

- Katherine's paper was accepted for publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry A and made it also on the Front Cover.

- Our collaborative work with Sun Yat-sen University in China was accepted for publication in Advanced Functional Materials.

- Elizangela's paper was published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

- Our work with Prof. Vitor Almeida's group in Brazil was published in ceramic International.

- Teddy's led a work with several Japanese research groups in Kyoto, Osaka, Tokyo, and Nara that was published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 

- Teddy's contribution with a team on international experts in Ceramics Materiials and as part of NSF's Division of Ceramics was published in Journal of the American Ceramic Society.

- Fall 2016

- Teddy accepted an invitation to be part of the Advisory Board Member of the journal Small Methods, Wiley.

- Two of our book chapters were accepted for publication by Elsevier and John Wiley & Sons.

- Prof. Xingqian He joined our group as a Visiting Professor.

- Spring 2016

- Teddy gave an invited talk at Max Plank Institute Mulheim, Mulheim, Germany.

- Teddy spent two months sabbatical tim at ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

- Teddy gave an invited talk at University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany.

- Fall 2015

- Dr. Sreenivas Peta joined our group as a post-doctoral fellow.

- January 2015

- Ananda has accepted a Research position at Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials (RCPTM), Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. Ananda will continue to work on joint research projects between RCPTM, our group and Prof. Varma’s group at Sustainable Technology Division at US Environmental Protection Agency in Cincinnati, Ohio. Good luck Ananda with your new endeavor and adventure!

- Teddy gave an invited seminar in Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.

- Teddy gave an invited seminar at the Hungry Minds seminar series at City Science Center, A Technology and Research Park in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

- December 2014

- Teddy was awarded the CNPq Science Without Borders, Special Visiting Professorship Award through the Brazilian Government. He will jointly work with Prof. Rafael Silva and Prof. Vitor Almeida and other Brazilian researchers and their students on multiple collaborative research works involving nanomaterials and renewable energy.

- Teddy completed his Visiting Professorship in the Department of Chemistry at Kyoto University, Japan. Spent a very productive time working with researchers in Japan.

- Xiaoxi was recognized with the Reid Award, the highest honor given to graduate students in Department of Chemistry at Rutgers University at New Brunswick. Congrats Xiaoxi!

- Xiaoxi’s paper was accepted for publication on ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. Congrats Xiaoxi and all involved!

- November 2014

- Teddy gave an invited talk on Symposium on Advanced Materials at the Graduate School of Materials Science,International Laboratory of Materials Science and Nanotechnology >> Osaka Prefecture Univeristy, Osaka, Japan.

- Teddy gave a lecture in the Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.

- October 2014

- Teddy was offered a Visiting Professor Position at Kyoto University in Japan. He will take part in collaborative research with a world-renowned group working on sol-gel science, inorganic materials, porous materials, chromatography, catalysis, etc. led by Prof. Kazuki Nakanishi and Prof. Kazuyoshi Nakamori at Kyoto, and Prof. Toyoshi Shimada in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Nara National College of Technology, and their collaborators and students.

- Our collaborative work/paper with a Fuel Cell’s group at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in South Korea is accepted for publication in the Journal of Materials Chemistry A! Congrats Katherine, Ananda, and our colleagues in Korea!

- Our further collaborative work with Chhowalla’s group led to a fruitful result and a paper that is accepted on another Nature journal, Nature Chemistry! Congrats Ananda, Damien, and all our collaborators!

- September 2014

- Our paper is accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society! Congrats Yuying, Xiaoxi, Ananda, Xiaoxin, Damien, and our collaborators here at Rutgers as well as in China!

- Our paper is accepted for publication in Chemical Engineering Journal! Congrats Vitor and all the team and our collaborators in Brazil!

- August 2014

-Our paper is accepted for publication in Langmuir. Congrats Xiaoxi, Zhimin and Ananda, and our collaborators here in the US and overseas!

-One of our US Patent Applications has been issued: Inventors: T. Asefa, R. E. Mishler, and E. A. Schiff “Mesoporous and Nanoporous Materials, and Methods of Synthesizing the Same” US Patent, Patent No.: 8,802,045; Date of Patent: August 12, 2014.

- July 2014

- Teddy attended a meeting, gave a talk and chaired a session at ICCE-22, International Conference on Composites and Nano-Engineering in Malta.

- Our work is featured on several platforms . Congrats Xiaoxin, Xiaoxi, Ananda, Rafael, and Bhaskar!

(Please click on the links below for details)

✴A Cheaper Way To Make Hydrogen Fuel

✴Clean-Burning Hydrogen Fuel Technology Developed at Rutgers University

✴EurekAlert: Rutgers chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel

✴Rutgers Today: Rutgers Chemists Develop Technology to Produce Clean-Burning Hydrogen Fuel

✴NJTV Online: Rutgers Chemists Develop Technology to Produce Clean-Burning Hydrogen Fuel

✴Science Codex: Rutgers chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel

✴Phys.org: Chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel

✴R&D: Chemists develop technology to produce clean-burning hydrogen fuel

✴RedOrbit: Rutgers Chemists Develop Technology To Produce Clean-Burning Hydrogen Fuel

- June 2014

-June 2014, Our paper is accepted for publication in Advanced Materials. Congrats Yuying, Xiaoxin, Xiaoxi, Ananda, and all our other collaborators involved in the work!

-June 2014, Our paper is accepted for publication in RSC’s journal, Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Congrats Vitor, Rafael, Alessandro, Xiaoxi, and all our collaborators involved!

-Teddy attended and gave a talk on his group’s latest research work at Nanoporous – 7, International Symposium of Nanoporous Materials, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

- April 2014

-Our work is featured on Chemical and Engineering News (C&EN). Congrats Xiaoxin, Xiaoxi, Ananda, Rafael, and Bhaskar!

(http://cen.acs.org/articles/92/i14/Water-Splitting-Catalyst-Likes-pH.html, for pdf please click here)

-Our work is featured on Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology web-site under ‘Research Highlights of the Year’

(http://chem.rutgers.edu/sustainable-nanocarbon-based-catalysts-production-hydrogen-clean-renewable-fuel-water-sustainable-so)

-Chi-han got admitted for her PhD study at Florida State University. Congrats and good luck with your studies, Chi-han!

-Jonathan Colon Ortiz joined our group as a new graduate student. Welcome Jonathan!

-Ananda and Yuying presented their research works at the Institute of Advanced Materials, Devices and Nanotechnology (IAMDN) / Laboratory for Surface Modification (LSM) joint Annual Symposium.

- March 2014

-Teddy gave an invited talk in the Department of Chemical Engineering at City College, City University of New York, New York.

-Teddy gave an invited talk in the Department of Physics at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey.

-Teddy gave an invited talk in the Department of Chemistry at William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.

-March 2014, Alessandro Campos (Vitor’s Ph. D. student) joined our lab from Brazil. Welcome Alessandro.

-March 2014, Our paper is accepted for publication in RSC’s journal, Catalysis Science and Technology! Congrats Bhaskar and Xiaoxin!

- February 2014

-February 2014, Our paper is accepted for publication in Angewandte Chemie! Congrats Xiaoxin, Ananda, Xiaoxi, Rafael, and Bhaskar!

- January 2014

-January 2014, Our paper and work with Prof. Guo-Dong Li’s group at Jilin was accepted for publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Congrats Xiaoxin!

-January 2014, Our paper was accepted for publication in Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie (Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. or ZAAC), one of Wiley’s journals! Congrats Rachit, Xiaoxi, Zhimin, Sayantani and Rafael!

-January 2014, Our collaborative paper with Eun-Woo Shin’s group in South Korea was accepted for publication in Applied Catalysis A: general! Congrats Eun-Woo!

-January 2014, We welcomed five new graduate students joining our group: Apoorva Vadlamani from India; Tao Zhang from China; Viral Sagar from India; Ahmad Jafari from Iraq; and Jay Mehta from India. Welcome our new group members and good luck with your research works with the rest of us.

- December 2013

-December 2013, Our collaborative work with Maran’s group at University of Padova (Italy) was accepted for publication in Small! Congrats Sayantani, Ananda, Jafar and our collaborators in Italy and the Czech Republic!

- November 2013

-November 2013, Our paper was accepted for publication in BioNanoScience! Congrats Xiaoxi, Zhimin, Ananda, and Xiaoxin!

-November 2013, One of our collaborative work with Chhowalla’s group at Rutgers was accepted for publication in Nano Letters! Congrats Rafael, Damien and the whole team!

-November 2013, Marina Kalpouzos joined our group as a new graduate student. Welcome Marina!

- October 2013

-Vitor’s paper on the synthesis of ZnCl2-activated carbon by microwave-assisted pyrolysis was accepted for publication on Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. Congrats Vitor!

-Our paper is accepted for publication on the Journal of the American Chemical Society! Congrats Xiaoxin and Ananda!

- September 2013

-Teddy gave an Invited Talk and participated on the International Forum in Chemical Process Intensification and Green Technology" at Beijing University of Chemical Technology (BUCT) in Beijing, China.

-Qing Wang joined our group as a senior undergraduate and exchange student from Jilin University, China. Welcome Qing!

-Binhong Yu joined our group as a senior undergraduate and exchange student from Jilin University, China. Welcome Binhong!

- August 2013

-Teddy gave an invited research talk at the State University of Maringa, Mainga, Paraná State, Brazil. He also met with his collaborators and colleagues there.

-Teddy visited the Department of Chemistry and Materials Science at the Federal University of São Carlos in São Carlos, São Paulo State, Brazil. He also met with his collaborator, Prof. Edson Leite, and his team there.

-Teddy visited Brazil’s National Laboratory, the Laboratório Nacional de Luz Síncrotron, in Campinas, Brazil and he gave a talk there. He also met with his fellow collaborator and former student as well as researchers there.

-Teddy visited the Department of Chemistry at Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo State, Brazil.

-Bhaskar completed his one year stay as a Visiting Professor and his collaborative work and is back to India. Good luck with your further career and our fruitful continued collaboration, Bhaskar!

-Teddy gave invited research talk at Fuel Cell Research Center at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) in Seoul, South Korea. He also met with his collaborators at KIST, Seoul, South Korea.

-Teddy gave an invited research talk at LG Chem in Daejeon, South Korea. He also initiated some collaborative research with LG Chem scientists in South Korea.

-Teddy gave invited research talk in the Nanotechnology Center at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea.

-Teddy gave invited talk in Department of Chemistry at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.

-Teddy attended and gave a research talk at the 16th International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis (ISHHC-16) at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

-Our collaborative work with Prof. Jing Li’s group was published on New Journal of Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC).

-Vitor completed his one year stay and collaborative work and back to Brazil. Good luck with your further career and our fruitful continued collaboration, Vitor!

- July 2013

-At last our book is published and available on Amazon “Nanocatalysis: Synthesis and Applications”, Edited by Vivek Polshettiwar and Tewodros Asefa, were submitted to Wiley‐Blackwell John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 978-1-1181-4886-0.

-http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-111814886X.html

-http://www.amazon.com/Nanocatalysis-Synthesis-Applications-Vivek-Polshettiwar/dp/111814886X

-Teddy attended and gave a research talk at the 21th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering. (ICCE-21) in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

- June 2013

-Teddy gave a series of lectures at South China Science and Technology (SCUT) in Guangzhou, China.

-Teddy gave invited research talk in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at South China Science and Technology (SCUT) in Guangzhou, China.

-Rafael Silva started his job back in Brazil. Good luck with your career in Brazil, Rafael

-One of our joint papers with M. Chhowalla’s group on WS2 electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution is accepted for publication on Nature Materials. Congrats Rafael and Damien and the whole team!

- May 2013

-Rafael’s paper on N-doped carbon nanomaterials for oxygen reduction and fuel cell applications was accepted for publication on the Journal of American Chemical Society. Congrats Rafael!

-Eun Woo’s paper novel titanate-based nano-photrocatalysts was accepted for publication on the Journal of Materials Chemistry A. Congrats Eun Woo!

-Teddy gives a special invited presentation for Intellectual Property Committee at Rutgers University Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) on his group’s recent discoveries and inventions on heteroatom-based carbon nanocatalysts for fuel cell, hydrogen production, and water splitting applications.

-Rafael successfully defended his PhD dissertation! Job well done, Rafael! We all wish you a successful career at the National Lab in Brazil and a fruitful further collaboration.

- April 2013

-Teddy’s Invited Highlight Paper for ChemCat Chem on nanocrafting iron and cobalt for the Fischer-Tropsch reaction was accepted for Publication!

- March 2013

-Rafael’s and our joint paper with A.-K. Souid’s group is published on the Journal of International Nanomedicine. Congrats Rafael!

-Vitor’s paper was accepted on Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (Elsevier). Congrats Vitor!

- February 2013

-Katherine Koh joined our group as a new graduate student. Welcome Katherine! Katherine comes from South Korea, and she did research at Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) and she is currently involved our joint research works with KIST.

-Chris Beyel joined our group as a new undergraduate student. Welcome Chris! Chris will be working on the development of novel electrocatalysts for fuel cells applications.

- January 2013

-Eun-woo moved back to University of Ulsan, South Korea. Good luck.

-Zhimin and Teddy’s review has been featured in ACS’s CRT website. Congrats to Zhimin both of you. (Click here to see)

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