Dr. Dzade has extensive experience in the fields of surface science, catalysis, and computational materials chemistry. His research activities are focused on employing the state-of-the-art computer simulations and modeling techniques based on the Density Functional Theory (DFT) to (a) Design and predict new materials with tailored and improved functionalities, (b) Describe interface phenomena including adsorption, surface chemical reactions, and heterogeneous catalysis, and (c) Obtain information about the atomic structure and electronic states that may be hard to access experimentally. Recently, his research activities are focused on computer-aided design of iron-sulfide nanocatalysts for the solar-driven conversion of CO2 to fuels.
Titles and Affiliations
Assistant Professor, Energy and Mineral Engineering