Latest Updates

January 2021 

Check out Dr. Khan’s paper titled "Boosting the Efficiency of Carbon Capture and Conversion Systems" featured on MIT news!

January 2021

Dr. Khan’s paper on CO2 electroreduction was published in Cell Reports titled “Catalyst-proximal Plastrons Enhance Activity and Selectivity of Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction”.

October 2020

Dr. Khan's paper "Designing Lubricant-Impregnated Surfaces for Corrosion Protection" was recently accepted in the NACE Journal "CORROSION".

Group News Archive

2021

April

  • Congratulations to Clara who has received an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA) to perform research in CO2 capture and conversion.

March

  • Congratulations Megan and Dr. Khan for being featured on the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) Blog, talking about the challenges that remote communities face on a daily basis. The project embarks on a new and innovative way to increase energy, water and food sovereignty in remote communities.

February

  • The EISEn Lab has received a CMC Microsystems MNT Financial Assistance Award. Through this support, Rich will be developing and characterizing robust coatings using physical vapour deposition, and Clara will be fabricating attractive micro and nanotextures, all at SFU's state-of-the-art 4D labs. Congrats team! 

January 

  • Dr. Khan’s paper on CO2 electroreduction was published in Cell Reports titled “Catalyst-proximal Plastrons Enhance Activity and Selectivity of Carbon Dioxide Electroreduction”. Check the article featured on MIT News and Mirage here!

  • Richard Stuivenberg has joined the EISEn group as a MASc student. He was awarded a Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship. Learn more about Richard here. Welcome Richard!

  • Megan Mezera has joined the EISEn Group as a co-op student from University of British Columbia. Learn more about Megan here. Welcome Megan! 

2020

December

  • Dr. Khan gave an invited talk at the IEEE Electron Devices Society Vancouver Chapter on Friday, December 18th. The topic of the presentation was "Surfaces with Tunable Wettability for Enhancing Performance and Longevity of Sustainable Energy Systems"

  • Dr. Khan was interviewed by Dian Alyan, CEO and Founder of the GiveLight Foundation regarding his volunteer abroad experience in Indonesia. Check out the interview here

November

  • Dr. Khan gave a talk on coatings to protect hydrogen infrastructure at "A Carbon-Free Fuel: Hydrogen Can" as part of the 2020 Berlin Science Week. Dr. Khan was a finalist in the Science Slam competition at the event which invited early-career researchers and entrepreneurs from around the world to present their work on hydrogen energy. More details in this link.

October

  • Dr. Khan's paper "Designing Lubricant-Impregnated Surfaces for Corrosion Protection" was recently accepted in the NACE Journal "CORROSION". This paper has been recognized as a Research Award Letter - Dr. Khan received first place in the Marcel Pourbaix Corrosion Science Poster Competition held at the NACE Corrosion Conference held in Nashville, TN in 2019

  • The Sustainable Development Solutions Network of Canada (SDSN) made an official news release highlighting Dr. Khan's collaboration with Dr. Xiaoyu Wu.  Check the article here!

September

  • Yoonsoo (Clara) Park, a third year SFU student in the Sustainable Energy Engineering Program has joined the EISEn group as a co-op intern. Welcome Clara!

  • Dr. Khan joined SFU having driven 5000+ km in an epic road trip from Toronto!

August

  • Dr. Khan completed his role as Science and Technology Advisor to the Chief Scientist of Natural Resources Canada

June

  • Dr. Khan received an Instant Award from the Chief Scientist of Natural Resources Canada. This incentive program celebrates Government of Canada employees who have gone above and beyond in their contributions to special projects or initiatives.