Research Staff


Josh Pihl
R&D Staff Member
(T) 865-946-1524
(F) 865-946-1354

Professional Highlights


M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison (2005)

B.S., Chemistry, University of California, San Diego (1999)

Areas of expertise:

applied catalysis, infrared spectroscopic techniques for gas phase and surface analysis, and electrochemistry.

Current research activities:

- reaction mechanisms, kinetics, and deactivation processes in NOx storage reduction (NSR) and urea selective catalytic reduction (SCR) catalysts

- processes for increasing efficiency in internal combustion engines (ICEs), including thermochemical recuperation, regenerative preheating, and chemical looping

Member of: American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), and DOE Cross-cut Lean Exhaust Emissions Reduction Simulation (CLEERS) LNT Focus Group.


Technical Highlights October 2015Oct 2015 highlights

Journal Paper to Report the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNLs) Recent Discovery of Incompatibility between Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) and Zinc Dithiophosphate (ZDDP)...