Group News

  • Congratulations to Yuqin, Jesse, Tong, and Zhichao for nanodroplet surfaces in J Phys Chem A. 05/24/2022

  • Congratulations to Tong for her excellent Ph.D.. dissertation defense. 05/18/2022

  • Congratulations to Fuzhan, Yuqin and Tong for HOR of Ni3N/Co2N interfaces in ACS Materials Letter. 04/28/2022

Our research theme is to use our expertise in interfacial chemistry, ultrafast spectroscopy, nonlinear optical spectroscopy, photochemistry, environmental chemistry, and electrochemistry to address solar energy conversion, catalysis, and environmental issues.

Immediate opening 

for a postdoctoral fellow,

two graduate students, and

two research staff positions

  • Congratulations to Yuqin, Zhichao and Tong for temperature-dependent singlet fission of hexacene in J Phys Chem C. 04/22/2022

  • Congratulations to Yuqin, Jesse, Zhichao, Tong, ShanYi and Hui for in situ detection of vibrational structures of aerosol surfaces in Communications Chemistry. 04/21/2022

  • Congratulations to our own Kaylee Munns for receiving ACS Phys chem Award in CAB. 04/10/2022

  • Congratulations to Jesse for receiving Excellent Poster Award in Utah Air Quality in 2022. 04/10/2022

  • Congratulations to Yuqin for receiving Teng Fellow, 04/10/2022

  • Congratulations to Jesse for receiving early career award of the year in CAB. 04/07/2022

  • Congratulations to Yuqin for receiving the Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year in CAB. 04/07/2022

  • Congratulations to Rao group for receiving another NSF grant for studies of aerosol surfaces 04/06/2022

  • Congratulations to Tong, Zhichao, Yuqin and Jesse for surface states of GaP in J Phys Chem C. 03/22/2022

  • Congratulations to Tong, Yuqin, Zhichao, and Jesse for photoinduced surface state dynamics of GaP in J Phys Chem C. 03/21/2022

  • Welcome Dr. Hui Wang to join us as a postdoc. 03/05/2022.

  • Congratulations to Yuqin and Tong for  vibronic couplings  in J Phys Chem C. 03/01/2022

  • Congratulations to Tong, Yuqin, and Zhichao for  spectral phase  in J Phys Chem C. 02/10/2022

  • Congratulations to Tong, Fuzhan, Yuqin, and Jeremy for  electrocatalysis in J. Phys Chem Lett . 11/10/2021

  • Congratulations to Fuzhan, Tong, Yuqin, and Jeremy for  electrocatalysis in Materials Energy Today. 09/10/2021

  • Welcome Dr. Zhichao Huangfu  to join us for a postdoc. 08/30/2021

  • Congratulations to Ganghua, Yuqin, Tong, and Jian for  publications in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 08/20/2021

  • Welcome ShanYi (Helen) Wang from Barnard College as a summer intern. 06/07/2021

  • Welcome Jesse Brown  to join us for a graduate program. 06/01/2021

  • Congratulations to Tong, Fuzhan, Yuqin, and Jeremy for  electrocatalysis in ACS Applied Energy Materials. 05/14/2021

  • Congratulations to Ganghua, Yuqin, and Tong for  their 2D-ESFG work  in Review of Scientific Instruments. 05/01/2021

  • Congratulations to Yuqin, Tong, and Jian for their Singlet Fission work in Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 04/15/2021

  • Congratulations to Ganghua, Yuqin, Tong, and Jian for their Singlet Fission work in Journal of Physical Chemistry Letter. 04/01/2021

  • Congratulations to the Rao group for receiving the prestigious NSF CAREER Award. 03/15/2021