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Ye Xu

Assistant Professor

Gordon A. & Mary Cain Professor

3314Q Patrick F. Taylor Hall

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA  70803

Phone: (225) 578-1750 


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Educational Background

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004

BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999


Research Interests

  • Computational heterogeneous catalysis & electrocatalysis
  • Surface thermodynamics, kinetics, reaction mechanisms
  • Rational design of catalytic materials
  • Energy conversion & storage


Research Projects

  • Surface reactions on metal oxides
  • Selective conversion of organic compounds
  • Electrocatalytic O2 and CO2 reduction
  • Nanocatalysis