News
 


June 2016



  1. Juliana, Roger and Max have their paper accepted in Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. Congratulations!

  2. Prof. Nikolla has been selected to receive the 2016-17 WSU Academy’s Junior Faculty  Award.


May 2016



  1. Ayad wins third place for his oral presentation at Joint WSU-UToledo Symposium in Toledo. Congratulations!


  1. Xiang-Kui wins best poster presentation at Michigan Catalysis Society Symposium. Congratulations!


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla wins the 2016 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award. The award honors emerging young leaders in the chemical sciences.


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October 2015


  1. Xiang-Kui has his paper accepted in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. Congratulations!


June 2015


  1. Prof. Nikolla receives the 2015 DOE Early Career Award. Congratulations!


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  1. Xianfeng, Juliana and Xiang-Kui have their paper selected as ACS Editors’ Choice. Congratulations!

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  1. Ayad receives the Rumble Fellowship for 2014/2015 academic year.


May 2015


  1. The Nikolla group hosted the Gaining Options – Girls Investigate Real Life (GO-GIRL) program’s Keeping in Touch (KIT) Workshop “Material Girls Get Energetic!” on May 16th.


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  1. Xianfeng, Juliana and Xiang-Kui have their paper accepted in the Journal of the ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!

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  1. Juliana wins the best graduate student poster presentation at Michigan Catalysis Society Symposium. Congratulations! 

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  1. Prof. Nikolla becomes a Director of the Michigan Catalysis Society.


  1. Wayne State University hosts the 36th Annual Michigan Catalysis Society Spring Symposium.


April 2015


  1. Bingwen receives Chemical Engineering Excellence in Teaching Assistance Award. Congratulations!


  1. Ayad successfully passes his “Prospectus” exam. Congratulations!

















January 2015


  1. Brunna, Vitor and Mariana join the group. Welcome!


October 2014


  1. Juliana wins first place at the ChE/MSE graduate student symposium. Congratulations!


  1. Max wins first place for his poster at the AIChE Annual Meeting in Atlanta. Congratulations!



















  1. Xiangkui, Bruna and Vitor join our lab. Welcome!


October 2014


  1. Prof. Nikolla is the invited speaker at the WSU undergraduate research and creative project conference. 


September 2014


  1. Xianfeng’s paper gets accepted in Chemical Communications. Congratulations!


  1. Roger and Suzana join the group. Welcome!


August 2014


  1. Prof. Nikolla is the invited speaker at the WSU New Student Convocation Ceremony.


  1. Our group along with our collaborators from Penn. State, U of M and U of Colorado receives the NSF-DMREF Award.


June 2014


  1. Juliana receives the Rumble Fellowship for 2014/2015 academic year.


May 2014


  1. Prof. Nikolla receives the NSF CAREER Award from the CBET “Catalysis and Biocatalysis” program.


  1. Prof. Nikolla becomes the President of the Michigan Catalysis Society.


  1. Feifei and Hao present posters at the Michigan Catalysis Society Symposium.
















April 2014


  1. Prof. Nikolla gives a seminar at University of Tennessee.


  1. Our groups gives an “Ask the Expert” talk at the Michigan Science Center.

























March 2014


  1. Feifei’s paper gets accepted in the Journal of the ACS Catalysis. Congratulations!


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  1. Prof. Nikolla presents at the symposium honoring Prof. Mark Davis at the ACS Spring meeting in Dallas.


  1. Prof. Nikolla gives an invited seminar at the Colorado School of Mines and NREL.


November 2013


  1. Prof. Nikolla leads the undergraduate students at the AIChE Annual Meeting.


  1. Enxhi, Feifei, Ayad and Prof. Nikolla present at the AIChE Annual Meeting.












  1. Xianfeng Ma and Max Lucena join the group. Welcome!


September 2013


  1. Prof. Nikolla organizes a Symposium on “Electrocatalysis of Energy Generation and Storage” at the ACS Fall Meeting.


  1. Juliana Carneiro joins the group. Welcome!


August 2013


  1. Prof. Nikolla along with a team of faculty from WSU receive NSF funding for “Development of an undergraduate certificate program in nanoengineering for training the workforce of tomorrow”. Congratulations!


July 2013


  1. Prof. Nikolla participates in the NSF-sponsored Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Promise, Progress and Priorities Workshop.


June 2013


  1. Prof. Nikolla gives participates at the NSF Partnership for International Research and Education (PIRE) summer school in Turku, Finland.


May 2013


  1. Prof. Nikolla is part of the organizing committee for the Michigan Catalysis Spring Symposium.


  1. Prof. Nikolla is invited to give a seminar at the Detroit Electrochemical Society Meeting.


  1. Ryan Marchand joins the group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!


February 2013


  1. Enxhi Xhafa joins the group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla is invited to give a seminar at Oakland University.


December 2012


  1. Layan Savithra and Hao Qin join the group. Welcome!


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla is featured on the cover of Exemplar.







September 2012


  1. Michigan Senator Tonya Shuitmaker visits our lab.


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August 2012


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla receives the NSF-BRIGE Award.


June 2012


  1. Marisa Leney joins the group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!


  1. Kevin Allen joins the groups as high school student researcher. Welcome!


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla presents at the NSF-funded International REU program at Oakland University.


May 2012

  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla gets elected as the secretary/treasurer for the Michigan Catalysis Society.


  1. Jonathon Brooks joins the group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla’s paper on lewis acid zeolites with Prof. Mark Davis was published in PNAS!


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  1. The Nikolla group hosts and organizes a lab tour for “Go-GIRLs Go Material Girls” event.






March 2012


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla presents at the College of Engineering seminar series at Oakland University.


February 2012


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla presents at the Nano@Wayne seminar series.


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla visits University Liggett School (local high school) in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI.


January 2012


  1. Rami Abou-Karr receives the undergraduate research grant. Congratulations!


December 2011


  1. Ayad Nacy and Feifei Ju join the group. Welcome!


  1. Prof. Eranda Nikolla visits and presents at the Pontiac High School in Pontiac Michigan.

June 2017



  1. Bingwen’s joint paper with the Medlin group has been published in Angewandte Chemie. Congratulations!


May 2017



  1. Juliana wins second place for her oral presentation at the Joint WSU-UToledo Symposium at WSU. Congratulations!


  1. Juliana and Bingwen present their work at the annual Michigan Catalysis Society Symposium.


  1. Xiang-Kui’s and Juliana’s work has been published in the special issue of I&EC Research, 2017 “Class of Influential Researchers”.


  1. Prof. Nikolla gets promoted to associate professor with tenure.


April 2017



  1. Prof. Nikolla organized the Spring ACS Catalysis program. She also presented invited talks at the meeting.


March 2017



  1. Juliana receives Honorable Mention on “2016-17 Ralph H. Kummler Award for Distinguished Achievement” for her outstanding research achievements. 


  1. The Nikolla group hosted the Gaining Options – Girls Investigate Real Life (GO-GIRL) program’s Keeping in Touch (KIT) Workshop.


January 2017



  1. Nuwandi joins our lab. Welcome!


December 2016



  1. Bingwen successfully passes her “Prospectus” exam. Congratulations! 


November 2016



  1. Juliana and Xiang-Kui present their work at the AIChE annual meeting. 


  1. Zach & Monty present posters regarding their work at the AIChE annual meeting. 


September 2016



  1. Samji and Tuhfah join our lab. Welcome!


  1. Bingwen receives the Rumble Fellowship for 2016/2017 academic year. Congratulations!


  1. Bingwen’s joint paper with the Torres-Pagan group has been published in the special issues of Catalysis Today “Women in Catalysis”. Congratulations!


  1. Xiang-Kui’s and Juliana’s book chapter has been published in Catalysis Vol 29. Congratulations!