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October 20, 2021

Ion conductor for solid-state batteries

A recent study on copper-coordinated cellulose ion conductors was published in Nature. This work was conducted through collaborations among Dr. Jiao's group and other collaborators (led by Prof. Liangbing Hu at University of Maryland, College Park).  


July 12, 2021

Techno-economic analysis of CO2 electrolysis

Low-temperature CO2 electrolysis represents a potential enabling process in the production of renewable chemicals and fuels, notably carbon monoxide, formic acid, ethylene and ethanol. We recently conducted a systematic techno-economic assessment to evaluate its feasibility as a CO2 utilization approach. The results have been published in Nature Sustainability.


January 20, 2021

Tandem and hybrid processes for CO2 utilization 

In a recent Joule Future Energy article, we discussed tandem and hybrid processes for CO2 utilization, which are promising future directions that have great potentials in creating alternative routes in sustainable chemical manufacturing and renewable energy storage sectors.


November 17, 2020

Impacts of NOon CO2 electrolysis

Industrial carbon dioxide point sources often contain numerous contaminants, such as nitrogen oxides, and therefore, it is important to understand the potential impact of contaminants on carbon dioxide electrolysis processes. In a recent study published in Nature Communications, we investigated the carbon dioxide electroreduction properties of Cu, Ag, and Sn catalysts in the presence of NOx. More details can be found here.