Jingguang Chen

Thayer Lindsley Professor of Chemical Engineering

Thayer Lindsley Professor of Chemical Engineering
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  • Doctorate - 1988 University of Pittsburgh
  • Bachelors - 1982 Nanjing University, China

Research Interests:
Surface science studies of metal carbides and bimetallic alloys as novel catalytic materials. Synthesis and characterization of thin films for applications in fuel cells, chemical sensors, solar cells, and hard-coating materials.

Selected Publications:

For a complete listing of publications, please view the Full CV.

1. W. Yu, M.D. Porosoff and J.G. Chen, “A Review of Pt-based Bimetallic Catalysis: From Model Surfaces to Supported Catalysts”, Chemical Reviews, (2012) DOI:10.1021/cr300096b.

2. T.G. Kelly and J.G. Chen, “Metal Overlayer on Metal Carbide Substrate: Unique Bimetallic Properties for Catalysis and Electrocatalysis”, Chemical Society Reviews, (2012) DOI:10.1039/C2CS35165J.

3. D.V. Esposito, R. V. Forest, Y. Chang, S. Hou, B.E. McCandless, N. Gaillard, K.H. Lee, R.W. Birkmire and J.G. Chen, “Photoelectrochemical Reforming of Glucose to Produce H2 using a WO3-based Tandem Cell Device”, Energy & Environmental Science, (2012) DOI:10.1039/C2EE22560C.

4. Q. Lu, J.G Chen and J.Q Xiao, “Design Nanostructured Electrodes for High-performance Supercapacitors”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, accepted (2012).

5. D.V. Esposito, S.T. Hunt, Y.C. Kimmel and J.G. Chen, “A New Class of Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Production from Water Electrolysis: Metal Monolayers Supported on Low-Cost Transition Metal Carbides”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134 (2012) 3025-3033. (Highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News).

6. W. Yu, M.A. Barteau and J.G. Chen, “Glycolaldehyde as a Probe Molecule for Biomass-derivatives: Reaction of C-OH and C=O Functional Groups on Monolayer Ni Surfaces”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (2011) 20528-20535.

7. M. Salciccioli, W. Yu, M.A. Barteau, J.G. Chen, D.G. Vlachos, “Differentiation of O-H and C-H Bond Scission Mechanisms of Ethylene Glycol on Pt and Ni/Pt Using Theory and Isotopic Labeling Experiments”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133 (2011) 7996-8004.

8. Q Lu, M.W. Lattanzi, K.M. Unruh, J.G. Chen, J.Q. Xiao, “High Energy and Power Density Supercapacitor Electrode Prepared from Monolithic NiO/Ni Nanocomposite”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 50 (2011) 6847-6850 (Journal Cover; Highlighted in Angewandt press release).

9. D.A. Hansgen, D.G. Vlachos and J.G. Chen, “Using First Principles to Predict Bimetallic Catalysts for the Ammonia Decomposition Reaction”, Nature Chemistry, 2 (2010) 484-489.

10. D.V. Esposito, S.T. Hunt, A.L. Stottlemyer, K.D. Dobson, B.E. McCandless, R.W. Birkmire and J.G. Chen, “Low-Cost Hydrogen Evolution Catalysts Based on Monolayer Platinum on Tungsten Monocarbide (WC) Substrates”, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 49 (2010) 9859-9862 (Journal Cover; Highlighted in Angewandt press release).

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