Research Interests:

  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Crude oil & Natural Gas Upgrading
  • In-situ/operando Spectroscopy
  • C1 Catalysis
  • Chemical Energy Conversion

Our research focuses on the design and synthesis of active, selective/productive, and stable solid catalysts for the upgrading of (unconventional) crude oil, biomass-derived constituents, and natural gas.

Past Affiliations

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, College of Letters and Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison (past)

Chemical Engineering
PhD, Technical University of Berlin, Germany, Natural Science, 2012
MSc, Universidad de Los Andes, Natural Science, 2006
BS, Universidad de Los Andes, Columbia, Chemistry, 2006