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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.
reddit.com/r/science/

 

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!

 

August 2013

The Lab receives funding from Saudi Aramco through the MIT Energy Initiative to support our work on the electroreduction of CO2 to fuels.

 

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.