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Present and Past Group Members

Supervising Professor:


Manos Mavrikakis

Faculty Profile
Editor-in-Chief, Surface Science
2010 Engineering Hall
608-262-9053
man...@engr.wisc.edu

Assistant Scientists:


Guowen Peng

2723 Engineering Hall
608-265-3777
gpe...@wisc.edu

Post-Doctorates:


Jeffrey Herron

3105 Engineering Hall
608-262-2448
jahe...@wisc.edu

Ana Alba Rubio

2111 Engineering Hall
608-262-0327
alba...@wisc.edu

Srinivas Rangarajan

2733 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
rang...@wisc.edu

Graduate Students:


Yunhai Bai

2733 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
yba...@wisc.edu

Ahmed Elnabawy

2743 Engineering Hall
608-265-3777
elna...@wisc.edu

Duygu Gerceker

2723 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
gerc...@wisc.edu

Sha Li

2745 Engineering Hall
608-265-3777
sli...@wisc.edu

Luke Roling

2743 Engineering Hall
608-265-3777
rol...@wisc.edu

Suyash Singh

2725 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
ssin...@wisc.edu

Ronald Carrasquillo

4630 Engineering Hall
rcar...@wisc.edu

Carrie Farberow

4644 Engineering Hall
608-265-3784
farb...@wisc.edu

Mrunmayi Kumbhalkar

4723 Engineering Hall
608-265-3786
kumb...@wisc.edu

Anthony Plauck

2745 Engineering Hall
608-265-3777
pla...@wisc.edu

Sneha Rudra

3105 Engineering Hall
608-262-2448
rud...@wisc.edu

Lang Xu

2725 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
lxu...@wisc.edu

Undergraduate Students:


Brandon Foley

2723 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
brfo...@wisc.edu

Joshua Lin

2733 Engineering Hall
608-265-3775
jdl...@wisc.edu

Demetrios Kirvassilis

2740 Engineering Hall
608-263-9487
dkir...@gmail.com


Past and Present Student Visitors:


Andres Godinez-Garcia, CINVESTAV-IPN
Juan Manuel Arce Ramos, Universidad Autonoma De San Luis Potosi
Rafael Julian Gonzales Hernandez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia

 

Past and Present Faculty Visitors:


Prof. Maria C. Curet-Arana, University of Puerto Rico - Mayagüez
Prof. Jan Rossmeisl, Technical University of Denmark
Prof. Jens K Nørskov (Hougen Visiting Professor), Stanford University

 

Alumni:


 

Name Degree from UW Graduation from UW Current Affiliation Thesis

John Cayton

B.S.

May 2014

UW-Madison

Adsorption on Metal Clusters

Jeffrey Herron

Ph.D.

Oct. 2013

UW-Madison

Electro-Oxidation of Small Molecules from First Principles

Patricia Rubert-Nason

Ph.D.

Oct. 2013

Optimization Methods for Microkinetic Models

Jean Marcel Gallo

Post-Doc

Aug. 2013

Federal University of São Carlos

Water Gas Shift Reaction on PtRe

Sara Karraker

B.S.

May 2013

UW-Madison

Ammonia Electro-Oxidation

Jessica Scaranto

Post-Doc

Feb. 2013

SABIC

HCOOH Decomposition

Winny Budiman

B.S.

Dec. 2012

DME Electro-oxidation on Pt and Rh Surfaces

Fuat Celik

Post-Doc

Aug. 2012

Rutgers University

Reactions of H2 and O2 on Ni-Au Alloys

Matthias Riegraf

Diploma

Aug. 2012

Germany

Reduction of NO on Pd Surfaces

Jan Scheffczyk

Diploma

Aug. 2012

Germany

Reactivity of H2 and O2 on Noble Metal Surfaces

Jeremias Bickel

Diploma

Aug. 2011

Germany

NO Reduction by H2 on Rh Surfaces

Scott Tonelli

B.S.

May 2011

Atomic and Molecular Adsorption on Pd and Ru Surfaces

Falk Eichhorn

M.S.

Sept. 2010

Germany

Water-Gas-Shift on Alloy Catalysts

Henning Stotz

M.S.

Aug. 2010

University of Stuttgart

Adsorbate-induced Surface Segregation of Varioues Pt-Re/Pt3Re(111) Heterogeneous Binary Surface Alloys

Ingeborg-Helene Svenum

Post-Doc

July 2010

NTNU Norway

CO Tolerant Membranes

Yin Jin Lee

B.S.

Dec. 2009

MIT

Ethylene Epoxidation on Gold

Edward Kunkes

Ph.D.

Aug. 2009

Fritz Haber Institute

Reaction and Characterization Studies of the Conversion of Biomass-Derived Carbohydrates on Supported Metal Catalysts

Rahul Nabar

Ph.D.

Aug. 2009

India

Application of Density Functional Theory Calculations to Selected Problems in Hydrocarbon Processing

Peter Ferrin

Ph.D.

Aug. 2009

Air Products

Hydrogen, Methanol, and Ethanol Catalytic Transformations on Transition Metals and Alloys

Jiao Jiao

M.S.

Aug. 2009

Fluid-Quip, Inc.

Novel Transition Metal Alloys for Improved Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Ryan West

Ph.D.

June 2009

Procter and Gamble

Renewable Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass Derived Carbohydrates

Lars Grabow

Ph.D.

Oct. 2008

University of Houston

Water Gas Shift Reaction and Methanol Synthesis on Platinum and Copper-based Catalysts

Konstanze Hahn

Diploma

Aug. 2008

University of Zurich

Atomic and Molecular Adsorption on Re(0001)

Trunojoyo Anggara

B.S.

June 2008

Notre Dame

Structure Sensitivity of ORR in Bimetallics

Anand Nilekar

Ph.D.

May 2008

Shell

Rational Design of Transition Metal Alloys for Improved Catalysis and Electrocatalysis

Faisal Mehmood

Post-Doc

Jan. 2008

US Air Force

NO Reduction on Transition Metals

Denise Ford

B.S.

Aug. 2007

Northwestern University

Oxygen Reduction Reaction Surface Chemistry

Kathryn Bjorkman

B.S.

May 2007

UOP

C=C Catalytic Hydrogenation

Jessica Nelson

B.S.

May 2007

Medical School

Bimetallic Hydrogenation Catalysts

Shampa Kandoi

Ph.D.

Aug. 2006

United Technologies

Catalytic Hydrogen Production

Marie Louise Dahl Thomsen

Exchange

May 2006

Denmark

Low Temperature Hydrogenation Alloys

Shan Oh

B.S.

May 2006

Oxford University

NH3 Chemistry on Alloys

Amit Gokhale

Ph.D.

July 2005

BP

WGS Reaction and Fischer Tropsch Synthesis on Transition Metal Surfaces

Apple Unrean

B.S.

June 2005

Thailand

Reactivity of Near Surface Alloys

Man-Seok Han

Post-Doc

May 2005

Samsung

CH4 and NH3 Activation on Transition Metal Alloys

Ye Xu

Ph.D.

Sept. 2004

LSU

First-principles Studies of Oxygen Reactivity on Transition Metals and Alloys

Jeff Greeley

Ph.D.

July 2004

Purdue University

A First Principles Approach to Transition Metals and Alloys Catalysts Design

Audrey Salazar

B.S.

June 2004

Northwestern University

Catalysis of N-containing Compounds

Bill Krekelberg

B.S.

Aug. 2003

NIST

Reactivity of Ir and Ni Surfaces

Jane Rempel

B.S.

Aug. 2002

Tiax LLC

Reactivity of Rh Surfaces

Jaco Shieke

M.S.

June 2002

SASOL

A First-Principles Study of Surfactants on GaN Surfaces