Ye Xu

Assistant Professor


Gordon A & Mary Cain Professor

Room 322 Chemical Engineering Building

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Phone: 225-578-1750

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 hydrogenation of organics on metals
  • Electrocatalytic O2 & CO2 reduction
  • Nanocatalysis


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