In the Wolverton Research Group, our research focuses on using computational tools to help tackle today's pressing energy challenges.

Recent Announcements

  • Murat Wins Hilliard Symposium Award He took the second place for his oral presentation. Congratulation!
    Posted May 20, 2015, 6:32 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Yang Yu Wins the 2015 MSE Outstanding Junior Award
    Posted May 13, 2015, 4:04 PM by Antoine Emery
  • The first OQMD paper wins the JOM Best Paper Award! Our paper entitled "Materials Design and Discovery with High-Throughput Density Functional Theory: The Open Quantum Materials Database (OQMD)" published in JOM, has won The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) Structural Materials Division JOM Best Paper Award. Congratulations to all authors!You can checkt the TMS website for details: http://www.tms.org/newsletter/PressReleases/226.htm
    Posted Apr 23, 2015, 1:28 PM by Muratahan Aykol
  • Logan Ward Wins 1st Place at the Poster Competition for the NU Computational Research Day Congrats!
    Posted Apr 14, 2015, 2:29 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Two Qualifiers in One Day! Congratulations to Kyoungdoc Kim and Soo Kim for passing their qualifying exams!
    Posted Mar 6, 2015, 3:54 PM by Antoine Emery
  • New Paper on Cathode Coatings for Lithium-Ion Batteries M Aykol, S Kirklin and C Wolverton. Thermodynamic Aspects of Cathode Coatings for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Advanced Energy Materials 4 (2014) 1400690.
    Posted Dec 11, 2014, 8:18 AM by Antoine Emery
  • New Paper on Rechargeable Batteries J Cho, M Aykol, S Kim, J Ha, C Wolverton, KY Chung, K Kim and B Cho. Controlling the intercalation chemistry to designhigh-performance dual-salt hybrid rechargeable batteries. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136 (2014) 16116–16119
    Posted Nov 24, 2014, 10:03 AM by Antoine Emery
  • New Paper in Physical Review B M Aykol and C Wolverton. Local environment dependent GGA+U method for accurate thermochemistry of transition metal compounds. Physical Review B 90, 115105 (2014)
    Posted Sep 2, 2014, 1:31 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Yongli Wang defends his thesis! A round of applause for him!
    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 1:36 PM by Antoine Emery
  • Scott Kirklin defends his thesis! It's official, you can now call him Doctor!
    Posted Aug 19, 2014, 1:34 PM by Antoine Emery
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