Media Coverage

09/04/2019 –¬†Meet the 2019-2021 cohort of CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholars

CIFAR NewsFourteen inspiring early-career researchers named across five CIFAR research programs.

09/03/2019 – Rice reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

Rice News –¬†Lab‚Äôs ‚Äėgreen‚Äô invention reduces carbon dioxide into valuable fuels.

11/13/2018 РForbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2019

Forbes –¬†Haotian Wang’s goal is to help solve climate change and build useful products at the same time.

11/08/2018 – Turning tide on greenhouse gases

Harvard Gazette –¬†New system opens the door to transforming CO2 into industrial fuels

03/01/2018 РConverting CO2 into Usable Energy

News @ NSLS II Scientists show that single nickel atoms are an efficient, cost-effective catalyst for converting carbon dioxide into useful chemicals 

12/05/2017 –¬†Catalyzing Carbon Dioxide

Science Daily – A system that uses renewable electricity to electrochemically transform carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide — a key commodity used in any number of industrial processes — has now been developed by scientists.

09/01/2017 –¬†Two new ways to turn ‚Äėgarbage‚Äô carbon dioxide into fuel

Science РCarbon dioxide (CO2) is society’s ultimate waste product, with billions of tons of the stuff injected into the air every year. But recycling it into valuable fuels and chemicals has always required too much energy to make financial sense. Now, researchers have found two efficient ways to convert CO2 into energy-rich byproducts.

11/24/2016 –¬†For platinum catalysts, a tiny squeeze gives a big boost in performance, Stanford study finds

Stanford News – Squeezing a platinum catalyst a fraction of a nanometer nearly doubles its catalytic activity, a finding that could lead to better fuel cells and other clean energy technologies.

06/26/2015 –¬†Has a simple way to make fuel from water been found? Device splits H2O to create hydrogen and oxygen 24 hours a day

Daily Mail РExisting water-splitting devices are costly because they use rare metals; Device by Stanford scientists uses cheaper nickel-iron oxide catalysts; It runs on an ordinary 1.5-volt battery and splits water with 82% efficiency

06/23/2015 –¬†Single-catalyst water splitter from Stanford produces clean-burning hydrogen 24/7

Stanford Report РStanford scientists have developed a cheap and efficient way to extract clean-burning hydrogen fuel from water 24 hours a day, seven days a week.