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Jun
09
2017

Zheng Li, and Siwen Wang presented their research at 25th North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Denver, 2017.

May
15
2017

Welcome to Emily Marx and Junwei Luo as the REU (NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates) students in Xin Group for summer research. Emily is working on geometric effects of Copper catalysts in CO2 electroreduction using quantum chemical calculations and machine learning. Junwei is working on early transition metal nanocatalysts for N2 reduction.

May
03
2017

Welcome Dr. Liang Yu joining our group as a postdoctoral research fellow! He will be working on Metal-Organic Framework catalysis.

Mar
24
2017

In a recent publication, we proposed a new model to unravel reactivity trends of Au nanoparticles. Read press release at VT News and Phys.org.

Feb
28
2017

Congratulations to Siwen Wang for receiving the Kokes Travel Award to present her work at the NAM25 in Jun. 2017.

Nov
19
2016

Zheng Li, Jiamin Wang, and Siwen Wang presented their research at the AIChE San Francisco, 2016.

Nov
01
2016

Esther Robb from Computer Engineering joined the group as an undergraduate researcher for mobile interface development. The aim of project is to leverage the existing materials databases and machine-learning algorithms for accelerating materials discovery and outreach/education.

Oct
28
2016

Dr. Xin gave the Engineering Research Seminar to first-year engineering students on materials discovery through computation. This event was organized by the Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Diversity (CEED).

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