News

May
Juan Trejo has joined the lab as an undergraduate REU student. We are excited to welcome him to the lab for a summer working with Robert Bonsall!

Congratulations to Weixuan Nie on being awarded the Margaret & Herman Sokol Graduate Summer Research Fellowship!

April
Taylor Soucy has officially joined the lab as a graduate student. Congratulations!

Congratulations to William Dean and Taylor Soucy on being awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships!  Congratulations to Robert Bonsall on being named an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Honorable Mention.

March
Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers for earning summer research awards! Ammar Ibrahim and Michael Riehs were awarded SURP fellowships. We are so excited to have them working in the lab this summer.

January
Weixuan Nie’s article “Electrocatalytic CO2 reduction by a cobalt bis(pyridylmonoimine) complex: effect of acid concentration on catalyst activity and stability” has been published in Chemical Communications!  Congrats Weixuan!

We welcome rotation student Federica Ricci (M. Sc. University Delgi Studi Perugia) and welcome back rotation student Taylor Soucy (B.S. Penn State)!

2017

December
The McCrory Lab has been awarded an NSF CAREER Award: “Promoting Selective Electrochemical CO2 Reduction by Controlling a Catalyst’s Primary, Secondary, and Outer Coordination Spheres.”

September
We welcome rotation student Nathanael Downes (B.S. Allegheny College)!

August
Weijie Feng (B.S. Shanghai Jiao Tong University) has joined the group as a Master’s student, and undergraduate student Qi Wang from Nankai University has joined the lab as a visiting scholar.  Congratulations!

June
We welcome rotation student Taylor Soucy (B.S. Penn State)!

May
Robert Bonsall, William Dean, and Samuel Michaud have officially joined the group as graduate students.  Congratulations!

March
Congratulations to Jeremy Kallick on being awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

An interview with Professor McCrory by the popular-science website Technica Curiosa has been included in an article for solar water-splitting entitled Out of Thin Air.

January
We welcome rotation student William Dean (B.S. UMBC)!

2016

December
Our article Gastight Hydrodynamic Electrochemistry: Design for a Hermetically Sealed Rotating Disk Electrode Cell in collaboration with the Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis has been accepted for publication in Analytical Chemistry.

November
Dr. John Lin’s article “Effect of Chromium Doping on Electrochemical Water Oxidation Activity by Co3-xCrxO4 Spinel Catalysts” has been accepted for publication in ACS Catalysis.  Congrats John!

September
We welcome rotation student Samuel Michaud (B.S. UMass Amherst)!  We also welcome University of Michigan Undergraduate researcher Sai Sivakumar!

July
Our lab has been officially certified as sustainable lab by the UM Office of Campus Sustainability with a rating of “Gold.”

Yingshuo Liu has officially joined the group as a graduate student.  Congratulations!

June
We welcome rotation students Bobby Bonsall (B.S. Penn State) and Quintin Cheek (B.S. Wayne State)!

May
Jeremy Kallick, Kwan Leung, and Weixuan Nie have officially joined the group as graduate students.  Congratulations!  We also welcome rotation student Yingshuo Liu.

April
Congratulations to our undergraduate researchers for earning summer research awards! Teresa Kwapisz was awarded a James E. Harris scholarship, Jeremy Meeder was awarded a SURP fellowship, and Jonathon Sohn was awarded a UMEI UROP fellowship.

March
Dr. Wesley Kramer’s article “Polymer Coordination Promotes Selective CO2 Reduction by Cobalt Phthalocyanine” has been selected as a cover article in Chemical Science.  Congrats Wes!
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January
We welcome rotation students Kwan Leung (B.S. Ohio State) and Andy Brehaus-Alvarez (B.S. Western Washington)!  We also welcome back Weixuan Nie (M.Sc. Nanjing University) for a second rotation!

2015

October
We welcome University of Michigan undergraduate researchers Teresa Kwapisz and Jeremy Meeder!

September
Dr. Chia-Cheng (John) Lin joins the group as a postdoctoral scholar.  John earned his Ph.D. from Iowa State University, where he worked with Prof. Javier Vela studying “Functional Silica-encapsulated Photoactive Nanocrystals.”

We welcome rotation students Weixuan Nie (M.Sc. Nanjing University) and Jeremy Kallick (B.A. Occidental College)!