Eric Weitz

  • 5491 Citations
1971 …2020

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Research Interests

Professor Weitz’s research focuses on energy related scientific problems which are approached from the perspective of a physical chemist.  One area of current emphasis is delineating the critical molecular level reactions involved in the catalytic breakdown of glucose to produce feedstock chemicals that can be used in the production of liquid transportation fuels.  A second area involves developing an understanding of the critical reactions steps in the photochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to higher energy chemical feedstocks.  In each case, he seeks a molecular level of understanding of the reactions and the process that will help facilitate the design of new more efficient catalysts.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Columbia University

… → 1972

SB, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

… → 1968

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Research Output

Ni-alumina dry reforming catalysts: Atomic layer deposition and the issue of Ni aluminate

Littlewood, P., Liu, S., Weitz, E., Marks, T. J. & Stair, P. C., Mar 1 2020, In : Catalysis Today. 343, p. 18-25 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Molecular-Level Insight into the Hydroxylated Monomeric VOx-Al2O3(010) and Its Adsorption of Methanol

    Lin, W., Wu, W., Weitz, E. & Schatz, G. C., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Role of surface reconstruction on Cu/TiO2 nanotubes for CO2 conversion

    Liu, C., Nauert, S. L., Alsina, M. A., Wang, D., Grant, A., He, K., Weitz, E., Nolan, M., Gray, K. A. & Notestein, J. M., Oct 15 2019, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 255, 117754.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    The JPC Periodic Table

    Schatz, G. C., McCoy, A. B., Shea, J. E., Murphy, C. J., Scholes, G., Batista, V., Bhattacharyya, K., Bisquert, J., Crawford, D., Cuk, T., Dickson, R., Fairbrother, H., Forsyth, M., Fourkas, J., Geiger, F., Gewirth, A., Goodson, T., Goward, G. R., Guo, H., Hartland, G. V. & 20 others, Jungwirth, P., Link, S., Liu, G. Y., Liu, Z. P., Mennucci, B., Minton, T., Mullin, A. S., Prezhdo, O., Schneider, W. F., Schwartz, B., Snider, N., Solomon, G., Weitz, E., Yang, X., Yethiraj, A., Zaera, F., Zanni, M., Zhang, J., Zhong, H. & Zwier, T., Jul 18 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123, 28, p. 17063-17074 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial