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Kulbir Kaur Ghuman

 
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NameKulbir Kaur Ghuman
e-mailkulbirghumani2cner.kyushu-u.ac.jp
AffiliationKyushu University
ORCID ID0000-0002-3668-5043

Research Interests

 
Interfaces and grain boundaries , Ammonia Production , Sustainable Hydrogen Production , Fuel Cell Research , Conversion of CO2 to fuels and Chemicals , Sustainable Fuels and Calaysis , Energy and Enviornment , Heterogeneous Catalysis

Research Areas

 
  • Physics / Atomic/Molecular/Quantum electronics / 
  • Material engineering / Physical properties of metals/Metal-base materials / 
  • Nano/Micro science / Nanomaterials chemistry / 
  • Applied chemistry / Energy-related chemistry / 
  • Material engineering / Composite materials/Surface and interface engineering / 
  • Physics / Condensed matter physics II / 
  • Materials chemistry / Inorganic industrial materials / 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jan 2017
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Today
Postdoctoral Research Associate, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research, Kyushu University
 
Nov 2015
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Dec 2016
Research Associate, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
 
Jun 2013
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Oct 2015
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
 
Aug 2012
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May 2013
International Visiting Researcher, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
 
Jan 2008
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Jun 2008
Project Fellow, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
 
Sep 2007
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Dec 2007
Lecturer, LP University, Jalandhar, India
 
Aug 2006
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Sep 2007
Lecturer, Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana, India
 

Education

 
Jul 2008
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Feb 2013
PhD, Physics, Panjab University, India
 
Jul 2004
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Jul 2006
Master of Science, Physics, Punjabi University, India
 
Jun 2001
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Jun 2004
Bachelor of Science, Panjab University, India
 

Awards & Honors

 
Apr 2018
Computational Resources Facility A & B, Research Center for Computational Science, Okazaki, Japan
 
Aug 2017
Travel grant, Kyushu University
 
May 2017
Computational Resources Facility B, Research Center for Computational Science, Okazaki, Japan
 
Nov 2015
Connaught Global Challenge fellowship, University of Toronto, Canada
 
Aug 2012
Compute Canada Computational Resources Facility
 
Apr 2012
Senior Research Fellowship, Research fellowships award in Science for meritorious students, Awarded by: University Grants Commission (U.G.C.), New Delhi, India
 
Sep 2010
Junior Research Fellowship, Research fellowships award in Science for meritorious students, Awarded by: University Grants Commission (U.G.C.), New Delhi, India
 
Jan 2008
Recipient of multiple travelling allowance & daily allowance grants for attending conferences, Awarded by: University Grants Commission (U.G.C.), New Delhi, India
 
Jan 2008
Major research project fellowship, Awarded by: University Grant Commission (U.G.C.), New Delhi, India
 
2008
1st place in Ph.D. entrance examination, Panjab University, India
 

Published Papers

 
Kulbir Kaur Ghuman
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials   19 44-52   Dec 2018
© 2018 The Author(s). Published by National Institute for Materials Science in partnership with Taylor & Francis. Despite having defects, amorphous titanium dioxide (aTiO2) have attracted significant scientific attention recently. Pristine, as w...
Kulbir K. Ghuman, Tsuyohiko Fujigaya, Tsuyohiko Fujigaya, Tsuyohiko Fujigaya
Journal of Physical Chemistry C   122 15979-15985   Jul 2018
© 2018 American Chemical Society. Polymer wrapping on a carbon nanotube (CNT) surface by polybenzimidazoles (PBIs) allows us to immobilize platinum nanoparticles on pristine CNTs and to use it as the electrocatalyst of polymer electrolyte membrane...
Yuchan Dong, Kulbir Kaur Ghuman, Radian Popescu, Paul N. Duchesne, Wenjie Zhou, Joel Y.Y. Loh, Abdinoor A. Jelle, Jia Jia, Di Wang, Xiaoke Mu, Christian Kübel, Christian Kübel, Lu Wang, Le He, Mireille Ghoussoub, Qiang Wang, Thomas E. Wood, Laura M. Reyes, Peng Zhang, Nazir P. Kherani, Nazir P. Kherani, Chandra Veer Singh, Geoffrey A. Ozin
Advanced Science   5    Jun 2018
© 2018 The Authors. Published by WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim Frustrated Lewis pairs (FLPs) created by sterically hindered Lewis acids and Lewis bases have shown their capacity for capturing and reacting with a variety of small mol...
Abdinoor A. Jelle, Kulbir K. Ghuman, Paul G. O'Brien, Mohamad Hmadeh, Amit Sandhel, Doug D. Perovic, Chandra Veer Singh, Charles A. Mims, Geoffrey A. Ozin
Advanced Energy Materials   8    Mar 2018
© 2018 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim Sunlight-driven catalytic hydrogenation of CO2is an important reaction that generates useful chemicals and fuels and if operated at industrial scales can decrease greenhouse gas CO2emissions into...
Jia Jia, Hong Wang, Zhuole Lu, Paul G. O'Brien, Mireille Ghoussoub, Paul Duchesne, Ziqi Zheng, Peicheng Li, Qiao Qiao, Qiao Qiao, Lu Wang, Alan Gu, Abdinoor A. Jelle, Yuchan Dong, Qiang Wang, Kulbir Kaur Ghuman, Thomas Wood, Chenxi Qian, Yue Shao, Chenyue Qiu, Miaomiao Ye, Yimei Zhu, Zheng Hong Lu, Peng Zhang, Amr S. Helmy, Chandra Veer Singh, Nazir P. Kherani, Nazir P. Kherani, Doug D. Perovic, Geoffrey A. Ozin
Advanced Science   4    Oct 2017
© 2017 The Authors. Published by WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim This study has designed and implemented a library of hetero-nanostructured catalysts, denoted as Pd@Nb2O5, comprised of size-controlled Pd nanocrystals interfaced with N...

Misc

 
Journal Cover: Solar Fuels: Tailoring Surface Frustrated Lewis Pairs of In2O3−x(OH)y for Gas‐Phase Heterogeneous Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 by Isomorphous Substitution of In3+ with Bi3+
Advanced Science   5(6)    Jun 2018
News Article: Scientists solve puzzle of converting gaseous carbon dioxide to fuel: Saving the planet from climate change with a grain of sand
ScienceDaily      Aug 2016
News Article: For Lewis acids and bases, a little frustration goes a long way
ACS Chemical & Engineering News   94(17) 26-27   Apr 2016
Proceedings Cover: Structural Properties of Amorphous Rutile
54th DAE Solid State Physics Symposium Proceedings      Dec 2009

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Surface Analogues of Molecular Frustrated Lewis Pairs in Heterogeneous CO2 Hydrogenation Catalysis [Invited]
Kulbir Kaur Ghuman
International conference on Nanomaterials and Nanocomposite   8 Feb 2018   
Doped Amorphous TiO2 as a Photocatalyst for Water Splitting
Kulbir Kaur Ghuman
Materials Research Society Fall meeting 2017   26 Dec 2017   
Designing Catalysts for Energy Intensive Processes Using Computational Techniques [Invited]
Kulbir Kaur Ghuman
Thin Films and Interfaces Group Seminar Series   23 Oct 2017   
Computational insights into the gas phase heterogeneous CO2 reduction via surface frustrated Lewis pairs
Kulbir Kaur Ghuman
11th Triennial Congress of the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists   27 Aug 2017   
CO2 reduction on In2O3-x(OH)y nanoparticles via frustrated Lewis pairs
Kulbir Kaur Ghuman
Connaught Global Challenge Symposium 2017: CO2 Chemistry Solutions to Climate Change   9 May 2017   

Teaching Experience

 
  • Electronics (undergraduate level) (Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana, India.)
  • Fundamental Physics for 1st year engineering students. (LP University, Jalandhar, India)
  • Computational Physics Laboratory (undergraduate and graduate level) (Panjab University, Chandigarh, India)
  • Atomistic Modelling of Materials (graduate level) (University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada)

Association Memberships

 
THE MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY OF USA