Electrochemistry group at Wayne State

Research in the Luo group is focused on exploring new frontiers in electrocatalytic and electroanalytical sciences.  We are now looking for highly motivated graduate and undergraduate students! Please contact Professor Luo at long.luo@wayne.edu if you are interested.


Group News

02/18/2019 Dr. Luo hosted the frontiers seminar speaker, Professor Shelley D. Minteer, University of Utah.

02/13/2019 Dr. Luo delivered a talk on "Fundamentals and Applications of Gas Bubble Electronucleation" in the Department of Chemistry, Oakland University.

02/04/2019 Dr. Luo delivered a talk hosted by Prof. Steven Backues in the Department of Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University.

01/29/2019 Our research work was highlighted on the back cover of the newest issue of RSC Chemical Communications.

01/26/2019 Our group members reunion in Shanghai, China.

01/25/2019 Luo Lab’s second science show at PRECISE bubble tea shop in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.


01/16/2019 Our paper “A Mass Transfer-Based Method for Controlled Electrosynthesis and Organization of Tetrathiafulvalene Bromide Micro/Nanowires” has been accepted by the Journal of the Electrochemical Society. Congratulations to Disni! 

12/14/2018 Luo Lab presented a science show at PRECISE bubble tea shop in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets. 

12/12/2018 Luo Lab will present a science show at PRECISE bubble tea shop in Great Lakes Crossing Outlets to acknowledge the general public about bubble chemistry.



12/10/2018 Our paper “Highly efficient hydrogen evolution of platinum via tuning interfacial dissolved-gas concentration” was published in Chemical Communications.

11/28/2018 We welcome Sachini Rodrigo, a new graduate student, to our group.

11/17/2018 Dr. Luo delivered a talk, and Disni presented a poster at midwestern universities analytical chemistry conference (MUACC).

11/06/2018 Dr. Luo hosted the frontiers seminar speaker, Dr. Shanlin Pan, University of Alabama.

08/22/2018 Dr. Luo gave a talk at the ACS National Meeting in Boston.

07/29/2018 Best wishes to Srihari Ganesh for completing the summer research successfully in our lab. We wish you good luck in your future endeavors.

07/03/2018 We welcome Srihari Ganesh, a new high school research student, to our group for summer research. 

06/15/2018 We welcome Carina Ghafari, a new undergraduate research student, to our group for summer research.

06/13/2018 Our paper "Hydrogen Bubble Formation at Hydrogen-Insertion Electrodes" was published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C.


04/30/2018 Dr. Xu Zhao is joining us as a postdoc this summer. Welcome to the Luo group!

04/24/2018 Our paper "Experimental and Theoretical Structural Investigation of AuPt Nanoparticles Synthesized using a Direct Electrochemical Method" was published in JACS.

04/23/2018 Kelly Shaye Patero, an undergrad from our lab has been awarded a Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarship for her academic excellence. Congratulations Kelly!

03/23/2018 The first paper of our group "Correlation between Gas Bubble Formation and Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Kinetics at Nanoelectrodes“ was published in Langmuir. Congrats to Qianjin!

03/09/2018 Our paper "Colorimetric Sensor Array for Discrimination of Heavy Metal Ions in Aqueous Solution Based on Three Kinds of Thiols as Receptors" is accepted by Analytical Chemistry.

03/05/2018 Dr. Luo hosted the frontiers seminar speaker,professor Bo Zhang, from University of Washington.

02/08/2018 Our paper "Shape-controlled electrodeposition of single Pt nanocrystals onto carbon nanoelectrodes" was published in Faraday Discussions.
01/31/2018 Dr.Luo visited the BASF Ovonic Battery site and gave a talk. Ovonic Battery is the global leader in NiMH battery technology. Special thanks to Dr.Young for giving us the book edited by him about Nickel Metal Hydride Batteries.


01/11/2018 Dr. Luo gave a poster at electrochemistry gordon conference in Ventura.


01/11/2018 Our paper "Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Classically Immiscible Bimetallics: A Case Study of RhAu" was published in Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

12/16/2017 Dr.Luo gave a talk at Young Investigator Forum on Chemical Measurement in Beijing.


12/14/2017 Dr.Luo delivered a talk at Beijing Jiaotong University.


12/10/2017 Dr.Luo gave a talk at the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences.


11/28/2017 Representing Luo group at the Electrochemical Society Regional Meeting - The Detroit Section.


10/24/2017 Dr. Luo hosted the analytical seminar speaker, Dr. Joaquin Rodriguez Lopez, from UIUC. 


09/25/2017 Our paper "Structural characterization of Rh and RhAu dendrimer-encapsulated nanoparticles" was published in Lamguir . 


09/20/2017 Our new Shimadzu GC arrived!


08/09/2017 Dr. Qianjin Chen joined the group as a postdoc. Welcome!


07/10/2017 Prof. Luo received the Ebbing Faculty Development Award from Wayne State Unviersity to support his research. Thanks to Dr. Darrell Ebbing for establishing this award!


04/07/2017:  Prof. Luo's most recent paper "Tunability of the Adsorbate Binding on Bimetallic Alloy Nanoparticles for the Optimization of Catalytic Hydrogenation"  was published in JACS.


03/01/2017: Prof. Luo presented a poster at the recruiting weekend at Wayne State.

02/27/2017: The lab space is ready for move in.​

02/2017: Prof. Luo officially accepted the offer from Department of Chemistry at Wayne State. 


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