Research

The Manthiram Lab creates electrically-powered catalysts which drive oxidation and reduction steps involved in chemical synthesis, using nitrogen gas, carbon dioxide, and water as sustainable synthons.

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CO2 as C-atom source

Carbon-negative functionalization of molecules using carbon dioxide

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N2 as N-atom source

Dissociating dinitrogen molecules for chemical synthesis

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H2O as O-atom source

Transferring oxygen atoms from water to organic molecules

publications

TEAM

Members of our team deeply analyzing carbon and oxygen atoms – sadly, candlepin bowling does not provide nitrogen atoms.

NEWS

Huge congrats to Nik for having his work on non-aqueous GDEs for ammonia synthesis featured as this month's cover @NatureCatalysis! Turns out isolation proved a good time to learn to make 3D illustrations in #blender.

Check out the article here: https://rdcu.be/b3WDe

Do you want to become an excellent graduate student? @IbehOmodolor, Hope Otor & friends have organized a webinar to give you some advice: Saturday, 5/16 at 3 pm (info below). Everyone is welcome to attend! [RT's appreciated] @UToledo @UToledoCoE @NSBE @PhdExhausted @Dissertating

Post Doc Opportunity: Looking for a post doc with experience/interest in electrochemistry, electrochemical energy conversion, storage, membranes, water. Interested applicants please DM me for more information. Please RT #membrane @MembraneSociety @ECSorg

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