Prof. Ye Xu

Ye Xu

Associate Professor

Leon M. Pliner Distinguished 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
  • Atomistic modeling of surface & interfacial properties & reactions
  • Elucidation of surface thermodynamics, kinetics & reaction mechanisms
  • Rational design of catalytic materials

Research Projects

  • Reactions of organic compounds on transition metals & oxides including ceria
  • Electrochemical reduction & oxidation reactions including HER, ORR & CO2RR
  • Alloy catalysis