Heterogeneous reduction of carbon dioxide by hydride-terminated silicon nanocrystals

Wei and Chenxi’s latest paper published in Nature Communications reports the use of hydride terminated Si nanocrystals as a heterogeneous reducing agent for converting CO2 to CO. Congratulations!

The full article can be read on the Nature Communications website.

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h-index 100!

Congrats to Geoff for achieving an h-index of 100 and everyone involved with the Ozin group for making this possible!

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Grasping Our Growing Gigatonne CO2 Challenge

Geoff brings up the growing CO2 problem facing us in his latest opinion piece on MaterialsViews. A breakdown of the possible short, medium, and long term solutions is presented here.

The full article can be read on the Materials Views website.

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Advanced Science Impact Factor 6.00!

After only 1.5 years after its launch, Advanced Science has received its first impact factor of 6.00!

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Surface Analogs of Molecular Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Heterogeneous CO2 Hydrogenation Catalysis

A perspective by Dr. Kulbir Kaur Ghuman has been published in ACS Catalysis. Here, she details the design of heterogeneous CO2 hydrogenation catalysts with surface Frustrated Lewis Pairs (FLPs),using a molecular FLP strategy

The full perspective can be found on the ACS Catalysis website.

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Professor Ozin is Recognized as One of the Most Highly Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering!

Geoff is listed among the most highly cited researchers in materials science and engineering according to Elsevier Scopus data. Congratulation Geoff!

The full list can be found on the MSES website.

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Graduate Scholarships and Post-doctoral Fellowships Available

The materials chemistry research group encourages top-rank post doctoral fellows, both national and international, to apply for the
elite Banting and Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships to support their work in our group.

The applications can be found on the Banting and Vanier websites.

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CO2 Conundrum

Geoff’s latest opinion piece on Materials Views describes the growing CO2 problem from the perspective of the chemical industry.

The full article can be found on the Materials Views website.

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Study on Pd@Nb2O5 as a CO2 Hydrogenation Catalyst Published in Advanced Science!

Jia’s investigation on the photothermal effect on a Pd@Nb2O5 catalyst for CO2 hydrogenation has been published in Advanced Science. This study enhances our understanding towards developing catalysts which more effectively exploit full solar spectrum. Congratulations to Jia!

The full article can be found on the Advanced Science website with a subscription.

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Nanomaterials tailor made

The latest issue of ACCN features Professor Ozin, highlighting his past work and how he ended up as a Professor at UofT tackling the CO2 challenge.

The full article can be found on the ACCN website with a subscription.

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