9/18/2023: Photo of us after our group potluck at Olson Park!
08/24/2023: Congratulations to Dr. Isaiah Barth for defending his PhD thesis titled "Understanding the Aqueous-phase Adsorption and Hydrogenation of Model Bio-oil Molecules on Metals and Alloys".
08/10/2023: Congratulations to Dr. Sam Young for defending his PhD thesis titled "Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts for Aqueous Nitrate Reduction and Nitrogen Chemistry".
06/30/2023: Goldsmith is leading a $1.3M grant from W. M. Keck Foundation to improve urea fertilizer production and reduce CO2 emissions. Read more here.
05/21/2023: Prof. Goldsmith is promoted to associate professor with tenure (effective 9/1/23)!
05/2023: Congrats to Cameron, Tosin and Ankit for passing their PhD thesis proposal exams!
03/19/2023: Congrats to Prof. Goldsmith for being awarded the 1938E Award. Considered one of the most prestigious awards given by the College, the 1938E is given to only one assistant professor in the College each year in recognition of exceptional mentorship, teaching and contribution to their department.
03/19/2023: Congrats to Jayden Elliot for being awarded the distinguished academic achievement award and the A.D. Moore Award -- two awards from the College of Engineering.
2/10/2023: We had a fun time fowling (football bowling) with the Singh group at the Fowling Warehouse in Ypsi.
01/07/2023: Congrats to Prof. Goldsmith for winning the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award! This award will provide the lab five years of financial support to enhance the conversion of nitrate into valuable ammonia for waste management across industry, food, and water systems.
10/8/2022: We had a great time at the 43rd Michigan Catalysis Society Symposium.
Congrats to Cameron for being award first place prize for his poster presentation on uncertainty quantification of ML models for catalysis.
9/27/2022: Goldsmith lab members recieved two presentation awards at the UofM ChE Grad Symposium. Sam was awarded 3rd place for his research presentation on perovskite oxynitrides. Cameron was awarded 3rd place for his poster presentation on uncertainty quantification of deep neural networks in catalysis. Congrats!
9/7/2022: Congratulations to Frank Doherty for defending his thesis titled "Atomistic modeling for CO2 reduction using thermal, plasma, and electrocatalysis" and obtaining his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering. Frank was among the first two PhD students in the lab -- an end of an era! We look forward to seeing what you do next.
8/24/2022: Congrats to Prof. Goldsmith and the other awardees for receiving the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry by the ACS COMP Division.
8/22/2022: Prof. Goldsmith has been awarded a grant with Prof. Linic and Prof. Wang from NSF EAGER ADAPT on causal representation learning for catalysis. Thank you NSF for the support!
8/20/2022: Congratulations to Jacques Esterhuizen for defending his thesis titled "Accelerating the design and discovery of heterogeneous catalysts using machine learning" and obtaining his PhD degree in Chemical Engineering. We wish you the best in your feature endeavors at Amazon!
7/16/2022: Samuel Young was awarded the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellowship. Congratulations!
7/3/2022: Excited to be part of the Microsoft Climate Research Initiative with Microsoft researchers, Anne McNeil (UofM, Chemistry) and David Kwabi (UofM, MechE).
5/18/2022: Congratulations to Ankit, Tosin and Cameron for passing their first year doctoral candidacy exam with flying colors!
4/24/2022: Congrats to Prof. Goldsmith for being featured as a Movers & Shakers in Catalysis by The Catalyst Review magazine.
3/10/2022: Congrats to Jacques Esterhuizen for winning the Kokes Award. Thank you North American Catalysis Society for supporting him!
2/12/2022: We had a fun lab event completing an escape room at Decode Ypsilanti. We managed to complete all the puzzles in record time!
2/10/2022: Goldsmith had great visit to the Department of Chemistry at Wayne State University.
11/08/2021: Congratulations to Dylan Herrera for winning first place in the AIChE undergraduate poster competition for his section! Very well deserved.
10/15/2021: Welcome Ankit, Cameron, and Tosin officially to the group! A new group photo to celebrate the occasion.
9/24/2021: Jacques Esterhuizen was awarded the annual Research Excellence Award in the Department of Chemical Engineering. Congratulations and well-deserved!
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