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10/12/2023

Welcome to the Jiang group in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati!

We use synthetic, mechanistic, and spectroscopic techniques to address the fundamental questions underpinning electrocatalytic chemical conversion and electrochemical energy storage.

News

04/19/2023

Congratulations to:

  • Rajeev Gautam for receiving Excellence in Research Postdoctoral Award for the great contribution of a postdoctoral scholar to the research enterprise of the Department of Chemistry.

  • Nilakshi Devi for receiving the CGSA Graduate Student of the Year Award for outstanding all-around contributions to the CGSA and the department of chemistry and CCDC Dr. Dorothy J. Phillips Award for a women graduate final year student exhibiting excellence in her discipline, leadership, and service.

  • Rabin Siwakoti for receiving the Doctoral Enhancement Fellowships for research accomplishments to date and future research potential.

  • Nabin Pandey for receiving Cassandra McGee Service Award for his kindness, outstanding service to the department and overall excellence in humanitarian efforts.

01/05/2024

Our work on membrane-free high-voltage redox flow battery is accepted to publish in ACS Energy Lett. Check it out here.

12/01/2023

Our work on electrocatalytic perfluorooctanoic acid degradation using a molecular catalyst is accepted to publish in JACS. Check it out here.

11/11/2023

Our group presented science demonstration on fruit batteries, wind energy, solar energy, and explained the underlying scientific concepts behind it to the visitors at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Check it out here.

09/12/2023

Our work on high-voltage, membrane-free flow batteries for renewable energy storage is highlighted by UC News and Cincinnati News TV channel, WLWT. Check it out here.

07/07/2023

Our work on membrane-free nonaqueous lithium-based organic redox flow batteries is accepted to publish in Nat. Commun.

04/21/2023

Congratulations to:

  • Nilakshi Devi for receiving the Doctoral Enhancement Fellowship for research accomplishments to date and future research potential;

  • Jack McGrath for receiving the Lange Fellowship for recognition of outstanding research performance by a graduate student showing great potential in their career and the Hillstrom Travel Award for a graduate student to present their research at a national conference;

  • Xiao Wang for receiving the Thomas B. Cameron Prize for graduate teaching assistant who represents the highest ideals in the teaching of chemistry; 

  • Ashwin Chaturvedi for receiving the 2023 CGSA Graduate Student of the Year Award for outstanding all-round contributions in research, teaching, and service to the department by a graduate student.

02/28/2023

Congratulations to Ashwin for receiving the 2022-2023 URC Graduate Student Stipend and Research Cost Program for Faculty-Student Collaboration Awardee.

02/15/2023

Congratulations to Jimmy for receiving award from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation on his collaborative proposal on direct air capture of CO2 to prepare polymer precusors. Check it out here

10/22/2022

Our group presented science demonstration on fruit batteries, wind energy, solar energy, and explained the science concepts behind it to the visitors at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Check it out here

10/19/2022

Our work on aqueous redox flow batteries is accepted to publish in Batter. Supercaps. Check it out here.

08/05/2022

Congratulations to Jimmy on getting tenured and promoted to Associate Professor!

08/04/2022

Our ACS seed summer student, Aaqila Patel, mentored by Nilakshi won first prize for the poster presentation. Congratulations, Aaqila! 

07/19/2022

Our second graduate student, Amir Lashgari, finished his open defense today. Congratulations, Amir!

06/22/2022

Our work on electrocatalytic proton reduction is accepted to publish in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. Check it out here.

04/29/2022

Caroline Williams gets hooded at the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. Check it out

here!


04/23/2022
Congratulations to:

  • Jack McGrath for receiving the Henry Hochstetter Prize for excellent performance as a graduate teaching assistant;

 

  • Nilakshi Devi for receiving the Lange Fellowship for recognition of outstanding research performance by a graduate student showing great potential in their career;

  • Ashwin Chaturvedi for receiving the Henry Hochstetter Prize for excellent performance as a graduate teaching assistant and the Stecker Fellowship for recognition of outstanding research performance by a graduate student showing great potential in their career; 

 

  • Caroline Williams for receiving the Henry Hochstetter Prize for excellent performance as a graduate teaching assistant and the 2022 CGSA Graduate Student of the Year Award.


03/10/2022
The very first graduate student, Caroline Williams, finished her open defense today. Congratulations, Caroline!

11/13/2021
Our work on membrane-free redox flow batteries is accepted to publish in Energy Storage Mater. Check it out here.

 
04/21/2021
Congratulations to Amir for receiving the Laws Fellowship, to Ashwin for the Twitchell Fellowship, to Nilakshi for the Doctoral Enhancement Fellowship, and to Marcus for the Departmental Honors award.

03/22/2021
Jimmy is invited to be a guest editor for a Special Issue of Inorganics! The theme of this special issue is Bond Activation and Catalysis Using Main-Group Elements. Welcome to submit your manuscript to this issue in its broadest definition! Check it out here.

03/17/2021
Congratulations to Caroline for receiving the University Research Council Summer Fellowship! 
 
03/09/2021
Our work on electrocatalytic dechlorination of dichloromethane is accepted to publish in Inorg. Chem. This is a collaborative project with the Vogiatzis group. Check it out here.

03/03/2021
Our work on biphasic battery is accepted to publish in ACS Mater. Lett. This is a collaborative project with the Beck group. Check it out here
 
02/19/2021
Our work on electrocatalytic CO2 reduction using PEGylated molecular catalyst is accepted to publish in Inorg. Chem. Check it out here

02/18/2021
Congratulations to Jimmy for receiving the NSF CAREER award! 

01/21/2021
Our recent work on electrocatalytic dehalogenation using molecular metal-free catalyst is accepted to publish in Chem. Eur. J. Check it out here

10/20/2020
Farewell trip to Natural Bridge State Park for our postdoc, Jingchao Chai. Check out the pictures here. You will be missed, Jingchao!
 
07/23/2020
Our work on CO2 reduction using an electrocatalyst with a cooperative triazole bundle as secondary coordination sphere is accepted to publish in Chem. Eur. J. Check out here.

07/07/2020
Jimmy is selected as a Scialog Fellow on Negative Emissions Science by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Check out here.

06/23/2020
Our work on aqueous redox flow batteries using a micellization strategy is accepted to publish in ChemSusChem. Check out here.
 
04/26/2020
Congratulations to Amir for receiving the Stecker Fellowship Award "as an outstanding graduate student in chemistry", to Ashwin for the Henry Hochstetter Prize "for excellent performance as graduate Teaching Assistant", and to Marcus for the STEM Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship.

04/13/2020
Congratulations to Jimmy for receiving fund from the UC Pilot Funding program.

03/17/2020
Our work on all-PEGylated organic materials in non-aqueous redox flow battery is published in J. Mater. Chem. A. Congratulations! Check out here.

03/14/2020
Our first work on non-aqueous redox flow battery is published in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. Congratulations! Check out here.

01/11/2020
Our new lab in 720 Rieveschl Hall is fully up and running!

07/11/2019
Jimmy received the UC Research Launch Award. Congratulations!

07/08/2019
Jimmy attended the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit in Denver, Colorado.

06/24/2019
Our group run science demonstration on fruit batteries to a group of grade 5th-8th kids and explained the science concepts behind it at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Check it out here

04/26/2019
Congratulations to Caroline for receiving the Thomas B. Cameron Prize. The award is given by the department to the teaching assistant in freshman chemistry who represents the highest ideals and achievements in the teaching of chemistry.

04/17/2019
Congratulations to Jimmy for receiving the UC A&S Faculty Development Fund.


08/15/2018
First day of an independent research career.

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