Centers

Center for Understanding and Control of Acid Gas-induced Evolution of Materials for Energy (UNCAGE-ME)

UNCAGE ME

Director

Krista Walton


Lead Institution

Georgia Institute of Technology


Year Established

2014


Mission

To develop a deep knowledge base in the characterization, prediction, and control of acid-gas interactions with a broad class of materials to accelerate materials discovery for large-scale energy applications.


Research Topics

catalysis (heterogeneous), defects, membrane, carbon capture, materials and chemistry by design, synthesis (novel materials), synthesis (self-assembly), synthesis (scalable processing)


Materials Studied

Materials: oxide, polymer, porous

Interfaces: metal/oxide, gas/solid

Nanostructured Materials: 2D, 3D


Experimental and Theoretical Methods

X-ray diffraction and scattering, electron microscopy, scanning probe microscopy, surface science, neutron diffraction and scattering, molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), monte carlo (MC), quantum mechanics, multiscale modeling


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Partner Institutions

  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Lehigh University
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Pennsylvania State University 
  • University of Alabama 
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Washington University in St. Louis 

BES Staff Contact

P. Thiyagarajan (Thiyaga)

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