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Year: 2014, 2013201220112010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003


Manos Mavrikakis selected for the Byron Bird Award for Excellence in a Research Publication, College of Engineering, UW-Madison (April 2014)


Effect of Strain on Materials Properties
MIT News (April 2014)


Special issue in AIChE Journal honoring the 90th birthday of Prof. R. Byron Bird (April 2014)
Table of Contents
Special Editorial


Paper: "Highly Crystalline Multimetallic Nanoframes with Three-Dimensional Electrocatalytic Surfaces" [DOI] highlighted by numerous news agencies (March 2014)
Nanotechnology Today
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory News Center
Science Springs
Science Daily
Green Car Congress
Huawei Club
Daily Fusion
Hispanic Business
Nanotech etc.
Daily News
Chem8 (NIH)


Manos Mavrikakis awarded a Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Researcher Award (January 2014)
UW-Madison News 

Manos Mavrikakis named a fellow of the American Physical Society
UW-Madison College of Engineering News (December 2013)


Paper: "Tuning the Catalytic Activity fo Ru@Pt Core-Shell Nanoparticles for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction by Varying the Shell Thickness" [DOI] is highlighted in the June 2013 ANL-CNM nanoMATTERS Newsletter.
nanoMATTERS (June 2013)

Paper: "Ru-Pt Core-Shell Nanoparticles for Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide in Hydrogen", S. Alayoglu, A. U. Nilekar, M. Mavrikakis, B. Eichhorn, Nature Materials 7, 333 (2008). [DOI] is among the 20 landmark articles published in NATURE MATERIALS in the 2002-2012 ten-year period
Nature Materials (September 2012)


Manos Mavrikakis becomes Editor-in-Chief of Surface Science
Surface Science (July 2012)


Effect of H2O on H diffusion on metal oxides
UW-Madison College of Engineering News (May 2012)
Science Daily (May 2012)
AAAS News (May 2012)
Realn3ws (May 2012)
myScience News (May 2012)
Decoded Science (May 2012)
ChemEurope (May 2012)
ChemWeb (May 2012)
The Chemical Engineer Today (May 2012)


Catalysis by Single-Atom Alloys 
Chemical & Engineering News (March 2012)


Read a commentary paper on publication # 105 by Prof. A. Groß
Surface Science (January 2012)


Our group highlighted in "The Catalyst Review" November 2011 issue
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Manos Mavrikakis interviews Dr. Haldor Topsøe on behalf of the Annual Review of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Video (Youtube)
Annual Reviews Audio and Video Series


Manos Mavrikakis is among the top 100 Chemists for 2000 - 2010
Science Watch (February 2011) 


Read a commentary article on publication # 96 by Prof. J. M. Thomas
Angewandte Chemie (January 2011)


Less-expensive Low-temperature Catalyst for Hydrogen Purification
Highlight in Angewandte Chemie International Edition (January 2011)
UW-Madison News (September 2010)

UW-Madison College of Engineering News (September 2010)
Chemical & Engineering News (September 27, 2010)
Chemistry World (September 2010)
The Green Optimistic (September 2010)
Nanowerk (September 2010)


Designing core-shell nanocatalysts for PROX
Nature Chemistry (May 2010)


Modeling Ethanol Decomposition on Transition Metals
CNM News (October 2009)


Romnes Faculty Fellowship
UW-Madison News (February 2009)
The Capital Times (February 2009)

Surface chemistry of TiO2
Chemical & Engineering News (February 2009)


Efficient Ethanol Fuel Cells
MIT Technology Review - Energy (February 2009)


Hydrogen on Au-Ir alloys
Cover page article in Journal of Physical Chemistry C (January 2009)


Manos Mavrikakis selected for the 2009 Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis
Emmett Award 2009 - NACS Video
NACS News (September 2008)


Read a commentary article on publication # 74 by Profs. J. Rossmeisl and J. K. Nørskov
Surface Science (July 2008)


Core-Shell Catalyst Clears CO
Chemical & Engineering News (March 2008)


New catalyst designed for the preferential oxidation of CO
Platinum Today (March 2008)


New nanoparticle catalyst brings fuel-cell cars closer to showroom
WisBusiness Press Release (March 2008)
UW-Madison News (March 2008)
Nanotechweb (March 2008)
Nanotechwire (March 2008)
Nanowerk (March 2008) (March 2008)
Scientific Frontline (March 2008)


New catalyst gives boost to fuel cells: UW-Madison scientists played role
TMCnet (March 2008)


CO/Hydrogen Separation
Ethanol: Fact, Fiction, Reality (March 2008)


'Designer' catalyst fights fuel cell poisoning
Chemistry World (March 2008)


New Catalyst More Efficiently Removes CO from Hydrogen; Benefit for Fuel Cells
Green Car Congress (March 2008)


Seaborg Successes
NERSC News, September 2007


Welcome to the world's largest supercomputing grid
Computer World (June 2007)


Electric Science - Fuel Cell Research Could Make Clean Energy Affordable
NERSC News (March 2007)


National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) - Tungsten runs guide fuel-cell research

NCSA (July 2006)
HPCwire (July 2006)

Cover page article in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
PCCP (July 2006)


APS Spring Meeting, March 2006 - Hydrogen Economy
EurekAlert (March 2006)


Filling Up with Hydrogen
Chemical and Engineering News (August 2005)


MIT Technology Review - From The Lab: Nanotechnology
Technology (June 2005)


Council on Competitiveness - High Performance Computing and Competitiveness-Grand Challenge Case Study: Customized Catalysts to Improve Crude Oil Yields: Getting More bang from Each Barrel
Council on Competitiveness (April 2005)


Fuel Cells
Reactive Reports

Pacific Northwest National Lab Research Highlights - Computational Design of Catalysts: The Control of Chemical Transformation
EMSL (January/February 2005)


Catalysis by the Numbers
Chemical and Engineering News (November 2004)


Density Functional Theory Studies of GaN Surface Reactivity
Navigator (Fall 2003)

Catalysis by Gold: Connecting the Dots to Custom Catalysts
Science (March 2003)