Christopher W. Jones


Research Interests

  • Energy - CO2 Capture, Lignocellulose conversion
  • Catalysis - heterogeneous (supported organometallics, zeolites, oxides, supported metals and metal sulfides, etc.); homogeneous (soluble organometallics and coordination compounds); interface of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis (polymer- and oxide-supported molecular catalysts and catalyst leaching)
  • Separations - materials for adsorptive and membrane separations


  • Energy and Sustainability
  • Materials and Nanotechnology


B.S.E., 1995, University of Michigan
M.S., 1997, California Institute of Technology
Ph.D., 1999, California Institute of Technology