January 13, 2017
Sterling’s paper on the effect of ligands on reactions catalyzed on nanocarbon surfaces has been published in Chemistry of Materials! You can read it here!
November 10, 2016
Welcome to our new first years, Jo, Jaeyune, and Andrew!
November 10, 2016
Youngmin’s paper on mesostructured Ag electrodes for CO2-to-CO conversion has been published in Angewandte Chemie! The paper uses tunable porous electrodes to deconvolute surface structure effects from transport effects, and demonstrates the utility of mesostructuring for catalyst design. Congrats to Youngmin! Read it here!
August 8, 2016
Anna strikes again! Her paper on tracking down the influence of CO binding on CO2-to-fuels catalysis has been published in ACS Central Science. Thanks again to the Osawa group and congratulations to Anna. Read the paper here!
July 25, 2016
Anna’s paper on selectivity in Au-catalyzed CO2 reduction has been published PNAS! Many thanks to the Osawa group for their support in this project and many congratulations to Anna! Read it here!
July 1, 2016
Yogi named the Paul M. Cook Career Development Professor. We thank Mr. Cook for his generous support of the MIT Chemistry Department.
February 23, 2016
Yogi receives an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. We are grateful to the Sloan Foundation for this generous support.
February 10, 2016
Megan’s paper on the kinetics of PCET at gold surfaces is published in JACS! Congrats to Megan! Read it here!
January 23, 2016
Our paper on using graphite-conjugated rhenium catalysts for CO2 reduction is published in JACS! Congrats to Seokjoon and thanks to our collaborators at Argonne! Read it here!
November 21, 2015
Our paper on using electrode porosity to tune the selectivity of CO2 to fuels catalysis is published in JACS! Congrats to Shoji, Youngmin, and Anna! Read it here!
November 13, 2015
Welcome to our new first years, Corey Kaminsky and Travis Marshall-Roth!
August 21, 2015
Tomo’s paper on the develop of a new class of graphite-conjugated catalysts is published in JACS! Congrats Tomo! Read it here!
July 15, 2015
Yogi receives a ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship to support our work on electrochemical methane upgrading! We are grateful to the Electrochemical Society and Toyota Research Institute of North America for this generous support.
June 24, 2015
Anna’s paper on enhancing the durability of CO2 to fuels catalysts is published in ACS Catalysis! Congrats Anna! Read it here!
June 23, 2015
Joe’s paper on the discovery of a Ni3S2 catalyst for low-cost fuel cells is published in JACS! Congrats Joe! Read it here!
June 19, 2015
The Surendranath lab volleyball team, Never Surendr, wins its first volleyball game! Congrats, Team!
June 15, 2015
Matt O’Reilly joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome, Matt!
June 1, 2015
The group has been awarded a DOE Young Investigator grant to support our efforts to develop graphite-based catalysts with molecular active sites. We are grateful to the DOE for this generous support. Read more about it here.
April 24, 2015
The group has been awarded an NSF CAREER grant to support our efforts to develop earth-abundant metal chalcogenide catalysts for low cost fuel cells. We thank the NSF for this generous support.
April 21, 2015
Joe’s paper on Co9S8 nanofilms is published in ACS Catalysis! Congrats Joe! Read it here!
February 11, 2015
Nicole Kogan joins the lab as a UROP. Welcome, Nicole!
January 23, 2015
Yogi has been awarded the United States Air Force Young Investigator Award! This award will fund our efforts toward molecularly tuning interfacial catalysts.
January 6, 2015
Yogi has been awarded a Dreyfus Postdoctoral Award! This award will fund an up-and-coming postdoctoral scholar to work in our group for the next two years working on chemically modified carbon materials.
November 15, 2014
Our group is ever expanding! We would like to welcome our new first years, Seokjoon, Bing, and Soyoung.
October 2, 2014
Will Dichtel and Yogi will do a Reddit Science AMA on starting an academic group. Mon, Oct 6, 10:00 EST.
September 15, 2014
Yogi was recently featured in C&EN sharing his experiences as a new professor at MIT.
June 17, 2014
Yogi was recently featured in MIT Spectrum
June 4, 2014
We have entered a growth spurt and warmly welcome Dimitri, Tomohiro and Shoji; three outstanding post-docs that we are excited to have join our team.
January 3, 2014
The Surendranath group welcomes its first undergraduate researchers, Bonnie Wang and Nolan Concannon!
December 16, 2013
Yogi featured in the MITEI Energy Futures
December 1, 2013
Welcome to the first cohort of Surendranath graduate students: Megan Jackson, Anna Wuttig, Sterling Chu, and Youngmin Yoon!
October 1, 2013
We are excited to welcome Joseph Falkowski, formally of the University of Chicago and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as a Postdoctoral Associate. Welcome Joe!
July 15, 2013
Megan Jackson joins the Lab as a summer student. Welcome Megan!
July 3, 2013
Anna Wuttig joins the Lab as a summer student. Welcome Anna!
July 1, 2013
Ethan Evans joins the Lab as a summer student. Stefan Kilyanek joins the Lab as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Welcome Ethan and Stefan!
March 12, 2013
Yogi accepts a position as an Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013.