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

Recent Announcements

  • New Paper on Giant Onsite Entropy S S Naghavi, A A Emery, H A Hansen, F Zhou, V Ozolins, C Wolverton. Giant onsite electronic entropy enhances the performance of ceria for water splitting. Nature Communications. 2017.
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 8:57 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Designing Li-rich electrodes. S. Kim, M. Aykol, V.I. Hegde, Z. Lu, S. Kirklin, J.R. Croy, M.M. Thackeray, C. Wolverton. Material design of high-capacity Li-rich layered-oxide electrodes: Li2MnO3 and beyond. Energy & Environmental Science. 2017.
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 8:54 AM by Shane Patel
  • Soo successfully defends his thesis. Congratulations to Dr. Kim!
    Posted Oct 11, 2017, 8:50 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on High Pressure superconducting Copper-Bismuth binaries M. Amsler, C. Wolverton. Dense superconducting phases of copper-bismuth at high pressure. Phys. Rev Materials, 2017. In addition, congratulations to Max for having this article chosen as an Editor's Suggestion!
    Posted Aug 29, 2017, 11:28 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Inexpensive Thermoelectrics using Phase Boundary Mapping S. Ohno, U Aydemir, M Amsler, J-H Pöhls, S Chanakian A Zevalkink, M A White, S K Bux, C Wolverton, G J Synder.  Achieving zT > 1 in Inexpensive Zintl Phase Ca9Zn4+xSb9 by Phase Boundary MappingAdv. Funct. Mater. 2017.
    Posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:19 PM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Phase Transformations in Copper Sulfide during Lithiation K He, Z Yao, S Hwang, N Li, K Sun, H Gan, Y Du, H Zhang, C Wolverton, D Su. Kinetically-Driven Phase Transformation during Lithiation in Copper Sulfide Nanoflakes. Nano Lett, 2017.
    Posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:10 PM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Novel Cu-Bi Binaries synthesized at High Pressure M, Amsler.; S.M. Clarke, J. P. S Walsh , T. Yu; Y. Wang; Y. Meng ; S. D. Jacobsen ; C. Wolverton.; D. E. Freedman. Creating Binary Cu–Bi Compounds via High-Pressure Synthesis: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical StudyChem. Mater. 2017.
    Posted Aug 15, 2017, 1:08 PM by Shane Patel
  • Tony successfully defends his thesis! Congratulations to Dr. Emery!
    Posted Jul 18, 2017, 6:40 AM by Shane Patel
  • New Paper on Sodium Intercalation in MoS2 Nanosheets Q. Li, Z. Yao, J. Wu, S. Mitra, S. Hao, T.S. Sahu, Y. Li, C. Wolverton, V.P. Dravid. Intermediate Phases in Sodium Intercalation into MoS2 Nanosheets and Their Implications for Sodium-Ion Batteries. Nano Energy. 2017.
    Posted Jun 10, 2017, 5:54 PM by Zhenpeng Yao
  • Kyle Bushick named MSE Outstanding Junior! Congratulations to Kyle Bushick for being named THE Outstanding Junior in Northwestern's Materials Science Department
    Posted Oct 2, 2017, 8:49 PM by Shane Patel
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