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New Paper on 2 Dimensional Thermoelectrics with Low Lattice Thermal Conductivity and High Power Factor

posted Sep 6, 2018, 12:07 PM by Shane Patel

S.S. Naghavi, J. He, Y. Xia, and C. Wolverton, Pd2Se3 Monolayer: A Promising Two-Dimensional Thermoelectric Material with Ultralow Lattice Thermal Conductivity and High Power Factor, Chemistry of Materials, 2018.

New paper published in ScienceAdvances on designing the Li4(Mn,M)2O5 based electrodes for Li-ion batteries

posted May 23, 2018, 4:00 PM by Zhenpeng Yao   [ updated May 23, 2018, 4:00 PM ]

Zhenpeng's work on designing the Li4(Mn,M)2O5 based high-energy-density cathode materials is recently published on Science Advances:

Z. Yao, S. Kim, J. He, V. I. Hegde, C. Wolverton, Interplay of Cation and Anion Redox in Li4Mn2O5 Material and Prediction of Improved Li4(Mn,M)2O5 Cathodes for Li-ion Batteries, Science Advances, 4, eaao6754 (2018).

Kyle Bushick wins the Hilliard Award for Research and Design!

posted May 16, 2018, 8:51 AM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Kyle for winning the Hilliard Award for Research and Design, awarded to the outstanding senior in Northwestern's MSE department! Kyle will be taking his talents to the Kioupakis group at the University of Michigan in the fall. 

Wolverton Group Machine Learning Work features in Forbes and The Verge!

posted Apr 30, 2018, 11:02 AM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Logan, whose recent publication on leveraging data to discover metallic glasses drew attention from both Forbes and The Verge.

New Paper on Lithium Cobalt Spinel Oxides

posted Apr 30, 2018, 10:52 AM by Shane Patel

S. Kim, V. I. Hegde, Z. Yao, Z. Lu, M. Amsler, J. He, S. Hao, J. R. Croy, E. Lee, M. M. Thackeray, and C. Wolverton. First-Principles Study of Lithium Cobalt Spinel Oxides: Correlating Structure and Electrochemistry, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2018

New paper accepted on ACS Nano for understanding the conversion reaction of SnS2 during lithiation

posted Apr 3, 2018, 11:37 PM by Zhenpeng Yao

S. Hwang, Z. Yao, L. Zhang, M. Fu, K. He, L. Mai, C. Wolverton, D. Su, Multi-step Lithiation of Tin Sulfide: An Investigation using In-Situ Electron Microscopy, ACS Nano, 2018, Accepted.

Congratulations to Dr. Yao!

posted Feb 5, 2018, 3:52 PM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Zhenpeng, who successfully defended this dissertation last Thursday! Zhenpeng's next stop will be with the Aspuru-Guzik group at Harvard.

Nature Energy Paper on High-energy density Electrodes Featured on NU Engineering News and DoE Homepage!

posted Jan 10, 2018, 12:10 PM by Shane Patel

Congratulations to Zhenpeng, who's work was featured in both Northwestern Engineering News, as well as the Department of Energy's homepage! Read the paper  on high energy-density Lithium-rich electrode materials exhibiting anionic redox activity.

Nature Energy paper on Anionic Redox Active High-energy-density Lithium-rich Electrode Materials

posted Dec 8, 2017, 11:56 AM by Zhenpeng Yao   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 12:25 AM ]

C. Zhan, Z. Yao, J. Lu, L. Ma, V. A. Maroni, L. Li, E. Lee, E. E. Alp, T. Wu, J. Wen, Y. Ren, C. Johnson, M. M. Thackeray, M. K. Y. Chan, C. Wolverton & K. Amine, Enabling the high capacity of lithium-rich anti-fluorite lithium iron oxide by simultaneous anionic and cationic redox, Nature Energy 2, 963–971 (2017)

New paper on Non-equilibrium Phenomena in Electrochemistry: Dynamic Imaging of Metastable Reaction Pathways in Lithiated Cobalt Oxide Electrodes

posted Nov 29, 2017, 9:26 AM by Zhenpeng Yao   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 12:25 AM ]

Q. Li, J. Wu, Z. Yao, M. M. Thackeray, C. Wolverton, V. P. Dravid, Dynamic Imaging of Metastable Reaction Pathways in Lithiated Metal Oxide Electrodes, Nano Energy, 2017.

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