Ye Xu

Dr. Ye Xu, PhD

Associate Professor
Leon M. Pliner Distinguished Professor

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Phone : (225) 578-1750
Website : Dr. Ye Xu Homepage
CV : Dr. Ye Xu CV
Location : 3314Q Patrick F. Taylor
                    Hall, Louisiana State
                    University, Baton Rouge,
                    LA 70803

About Me

Educational Background

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004
BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999

Research Interests

  • Computational heterogeneous catalysis & electrocatalysis
  • Atomistic modeling of surface & interfacial properties & reactions
  • Elucidation of surface thermodynamics, kinetics & reaction mechanisms
  • Rational design of catalytic materials

Research Projects

  • Catalytic conversion of H2, CO2, and hydrocarbons for a more sustainable future 
  • Reactions of organic compounds on metals & oxides for environmental, manufacturing, and biotechnological applications
  • 2D materials, metal nanoclusters, multi-metallic alloys as novel catalysts