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James J. Spivey

James McLaurin Shivers Professor

Clarence M. Eidt Jr. Professor

3314L Patrick F. Taylor Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA  70803

Phone: (225) 578-3690 


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Educational Background

PhD, Louisiana State University, 1980

MS, North Carolina State University, 1974

BS, North Carolina State University, 1972


Research Interests

  • Catalysis
  • Energy


Research Projects

  • Synthesis gas catalysis
  • Catalytic fuel processing for hydrogen production
  • Clean fuels
  • Methane-CO2 reactions
  • Catalytic decomposition of NO
  • Sulfar-tolerant NOx traps
  • Synthesis and testing of novel metal foam reactors