Tyler R. Josephson


Assistant Professor

Affiliate Faculty Member, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering

Contact Information


AI & Theory-Oriented Molecular Science (ATOMS) Lab


B.S. Chemical Engineering – University of Minnesota, 2011
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering – University of Delaware, 2017

Research Interests

  • Using molecular simulation to understand adsorption and catalysis in nanoporous materials
  • Developing artificial intelligence tools to learn complex relationships in material performance and thermodynamic properties
  • Applying these tools to gain molecular-scale insights on processes in the environment to enable new solutions for cleaner air and water

Select Publications – Google Scholar

  • Josephson, T. R., Singh, R., Minkara, M. S., Fetisov, E. O., and Siepmann, J. I. “Partial molar properties from molecular simulation using multiple linear regression.” Molecular Physics, 117, 2019. DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2019.164889
  • Josephson, T. R., DeJaco, R. F., Pahari, S., Ren, L., Guo, Q., Tsapatsis, M., Siepmann, J. I., Vlachos, D. G., Caratzoulas, S. “Cooperative catalysis by surface Lewis acid/silanol for selective fructose etherification on Sn-SPP zeolite.” ACS Catalysis, 8, 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b01615
  • Josephson, T. R., Jenness, G. R., Caratzoulas, S., Vlachos, D. G. “Distribution of open sites in the Sn-Beta zeolite.” Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 245, 2017. DOI: 10.1016/j.micromeso.2017.02.065