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Recent Publications

Tungsten Carbide-Supported Pd Electrocatalysts for Triglyceride Hydrogenation in a Solid Polymer Electrolyte Reactor
Adam G. Lausche, Kanako Okada, Levi T. Thompson, Electrochemical Communications, 15 (2012) 46-49

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Charge Storage on Nanostructured Early Transition Metal Nitrides and Carbides
Priyanka Pande, Paul Rasmussen, Levi T. Thompson, Journal of Power Sources, 289 (2012) 210

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On the Preparation of Molybdenum Carbide Supported Metal Catalysts
Josh A. Schaidle, Neil M. Schweitzer, Olabode T. Ajenifujah, Levi T. Thompson, Journal of Catalysis, 15 (2012) 46-49

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Thermally Integrated Fuel Processor Design for Fuel Cell Applications
William F. Northrop, Sang Ok Choi, Levi T. Thompson, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy , 37 (2012) 3447

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Degradation Mechanisms in the Non-aqueous Vanadium Acetylacetonate Redox Flow Battery
Aaron Shinkle, Alice Sleightholme, Lucas Griffith, Levi Thompson, and Charles Monroe, Journal of Power Sources, 206 (2012) 490.

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Understanding the Effects of Sulfur on Mo2C and Pt/Mo2C Catalysts: Methanol Steam Reforming
Adam G. Lausche, Josh A. Schaidle, Levi T. Thompson, Applied Catalysis A, 401 (2011) 29.

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Selective Adsorption of Dibenzothiophene by Functionalized Metal Organic Framework Sorbents
Fan Shi, Maha Hammoud, Levi Thompson, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 103 (2011) 261-265.

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Activated Carbons for Hydrothermal Decarboxylation of Fatty Acids
Jie Fu, Fan Shi, Levi T. Thompson, Xiuyang Lu, Phillip E. Savage ACS Catalysis, 1 (2011) 277-231.

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Non-Aqueous Manganese Acetylacetonate Electrolyte for Redox Flow Batteries
Alice Sleightholme, Aaron Shinkle, Qinghua Liu, Yongdan Li, Charles Monroe, Levi T. Thompson, Journal of Power Sources, 196 (2011) 5742.

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Catalytic Properties of Ag Promoted ZnO/Al2O3 Catalysts for Hydrogen Production by Steam Reforming of Ethanol
Meng-Nan Chen, Dong-Yun Zhang, Levi T. Thompson, Zi-Feng Ma International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (2011) 7516-7522.

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Electrode Kinetics in Non-Aqueous Vanadium Acetylacetonate Redox Flow Batteries
Aaron Shinkle, Alice Sleightholme, Levi Thompson, and Charles Monroe, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 41 (2011) 1191.

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High Activity Carbide Supported Catalysts for Water Gas Shift
Neil Schweitzer, Josh Schaidle, Obiefune Ezekoye, Xiaoqing Pan, Suljo Linic, and Levi T. Thompson, Journal of American Chemical Society, 133 (2011) 2378-2381.

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Titania Nanotube Supported Gold Photoanodes for Photoelectrochemical Cells
Peter Aurora, Paul Rhee, and Levi T. Thompson, Journal of Electrochemical Society 157 (2010) K152-K155.

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Effects of Sulfur on Mo2C and Pt/Mo2C Catalysts: Water Gas Shift Reaction
Josh Schaidle, Adam Lausche, and Levi T. Thompson, Journal of Catalysis, 272 (2010) 235-245.

Schaidle JCAT TOC 2010

Group Information

Group News

  • Mar 2013: We would like to welcome a new member to our research group: Mei Yu.
  • Jan 2013: We would like to welcome a new member to our research group: Amin Bazyari.
  • Jan 2013: Aaron Shinkle has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Non-Aqueous Single-Metal Redox Flow Batteries". Aaron will begin working at DOW Chemical in the spring. Congratulations, Aaron!
  • Jan 2013: Kanako Okada has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Electrochemical Oxidation of Glycerol in a Proton-Exchange-Membrane Reactor". Kana will continue as a post-doctoral scholar and work on redox flow batteries. Congratulations, Kana!
  • Dec 2012: Binay Prasad has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis. Congratulations Binay!
  • Oct 2012: We would like to welcome five new members to our research group: Jason Gaudet, Jonathan Kucharyson, Anisha Rehlan, Siu On Tung, Iljeong Heo.
  • Oct 2011: We would like to welcome two new members to our research group: Brian Wyvratt and Abdoulaye Djire.
  • Sep 2011: Josh Schaidle has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Carbide and Nitride Based Catalysts for Fischer Tropsch Synthesis". Josh will work as a post-doctoral researcher at National Renewable Energy Lab. Congratulations, Josh!
  • August 2011: Richard Ezike has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Bimetallic Catalysts for NOx Reduction". Richard will continue as a post-doctoral scholar and work on a project to develop catalysts for the Fischer-Tropsch reaction.
  • July 2011: Adam Lausche has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Selective Triglyeride Hydrogenation". Adam will start a post-doc at Stanford University with Professor Jen Norskov. Congratulations, Adam!
  • November 2010: We would like to welcome three new members to our research group: Allison Wilson, Yuan Chen, and Steven Blodgett.
  • August 2010: Neil Schweitzer has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Evaluating the Effect of a Strong Metal-Support Interaction on the Activity of Molybdenum Carbide Supported Platinum Water-Gas Shift Catalysts". Neil has accepted a postdoctoral position at Argonne National Lab.
  • August 2010: Peter Aurora has successfully defended his Ph. D. thesis entitled "Photoelectrochemical Systems for Hydrogen Production". Peter will continue working in our group as a postdoctoral researcher focusing on anode materials for lithium ion batteries
  • July 2010: Josh Schaidle won the Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at the Gordon Research Conference on Catalysis

Contact Information

  • 3230 H. H. Dow Building
    2300 Hayward Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136
  • Tel: 734-763-5748
  • Fax: 734-763-0459

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