6/2020: Congratulations to Gordon Brezicki for successfully defending his doctoral dissertation!
5/2020: Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Jonathan Zheng for receiving UVA Engineering's highest honor, the UVA Engineering Outstanding Student Award! (UVA TODAY
4/2020: Congratulations to Gordon Brezicki for winning the Elmer L. Gaden Jr award for excellence in doctoral study!
4/2020: Congratulations to Naomi Miyake for winning the People's Choice Award for a podium presentation at the University of Virignia Engineering Research Symposium!
10/2019: Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Jonathan Zheng for being honored by the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation! (UVA TODAY
5/2019: Congratulations to Undergraduate Researcher Jonathan Zheng for winning the prestigious Goldwater Scholarhsip! (UVA TODAY
1/2019: Congratulations to James Kammert for successfully defending his doctoral dissertation!
5/2018: Undergraduate student Jonathan Zheng and graduate student Gordon Brezicki and were awarded a Double Hoo research grant from the Office of Undergraduate Research at UVA to study the selective oxidation of methane to methanol.
Chemical & Engineering News (April 30, 2018, pages 18-20
) featured Davis lab research on the catalytic cracking of endothermic fuels for hypersonic vehicles. A paper authored by former graduate student Ben Huang (AIAA J. 2017
) together with collaborators Professor Harsha Chelliah of the MAE department and former graduate student Ujuma Shrestha was mentioned in the article.
10/2017: Professor Davis wins prestigious Wilhelm Award at AIChE annual meeting!
7/2017: Congratulations to Zachary Young for receiving his PhD!
4/2017: Congratulations to Benjamin Huang for receiving his PhD!
12/2016: Congratulations to Kehua Yin for receiving his PhD!
6/2016: Congratulations to Sabra Hanspal for receiving her PhD!
11/2015: New publications: Reactivity and Stability of Supported Pd Nanoparticles during the Liquid-Phase and Gas-Phase Decarbonylation of Heptanoic Acid
Restructuring of Supported PtSn Bimetallic Catalysts during Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 1,6-Hexanediol
Sabra Hanspal and Kehua Yin presented excellent talks at AIChE in Salt Lake City, UT!
8/2015: Congratulations to Derek Falcone for receiving his PhD!
2/2015: New publication: Multiproduct Steady-State Isotopic Transient Kinetic Analysis of the Ethanol Coupling Reaction over Hydroxyapatite and Magnesia
Congratulations to Sabra Hanspal on the Eastman Chemical Award and Kokes Award!
Congratulations to Kehua Yin on the Kokes Award!
11/2014: Welcome Gordon Brezicki, newest member of Davis Lab!
10/2014: Davis delivers Xingda Lecture at Peking University
Congratulations to Juan Lopez-Ruiz for receiving his PhD!
6/2014: Good luck to Kehua Yin on his internship at Dow Chemical!
3/2014: Derek Falcone wins Eastman Chemical travel grant!
1/2014: New publication: On the deactivation of supported platinum catalysts for selective oxidation of alcohols
11/2013: Welcome Jiahan Xie, Nick Kaylor, and James Kammert, newest members of Davis lab!
New publication: The Important Role of Hydroxyl on Oxidation Catalysis by Gold Nanoparticles
10/2013: Congratulations to Matt Ide for receiving his PhD!