Research Group Resources

Invention Disclosure Form:

Columbia Invention Report

Links to Software:

Malwarebytes antivirus/malware software (Columbia students: use this)

Link to Autodesk Inventor design software (free with .edu email address)

XPSPeak software for fitting XPS Spectra (freely available)

Software (Including Matlab) available to Columbia students

Reference & Citation Management Software available to Columbia students (EndNote, Zotero)

Mendeley Reference management software (freely available)

links for Lab activities:

General lab resources:

Columbia University Clean Room and instructions to install Badger software

Columbia University Templates, Logos & Guidelines

Esposito Research group expectations for undergraduate and MS researchers.

Submit an online request for facilities to address an issue in the lab (CU uni required).

Safety-oriented resources:

Columbia University Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) homepage

Columbia University Safety EHS safety training schedules

CU Chemical Tracking System (ChemTracker) online chemical inventory for our group to track chemicals in our lab.

Chemical Hygiene Plan and LATCH

Columbia University Clean Room and instructions to install Badger software

General safety reminders for Esposito group researchers

Slides on special safety topics:

Chemical Fume Hood Usage

Resources for literature searches & Reviewing papers:

Presentation Slides on “Searching, Reading, and Extracting Information from Journal Articles“. (I am happy to provide the pptx file upon email request).

CU Science & Engineering Library – Useful Links.

Web of Science (access for Columbia University students)

SHARPA-RoMEO database of journal policies on archiving and depositing articles.

M. Stiller-Reeve, “How to Write a Thorough Peer Review“, 2018, Nature, with link to a useful peer review worksheet/guide.

Guidelines for Presentations and Scientific Writing:


ACS guidelines on presenting electrochemical data and procedures.

Guide to writing a scientific paper:  Whitesides’ Group: Writing a Paper

Ph.D. Program/Thesis Information:

Distribution, Defense, and Deposit of the Dissertation

Milestones for Ph.D. students in the Columbia Chemical Engineering Department

Graduate student handbook for the Columbia Chemical Engineering Department

Sustainable Energy Job Opportunities & Career Info:

Renewable Energy and Jobs – Annual Review 2018 report

2020 Princeton Report on Net-Zero America (including impact on jobs)

U.S. DOE Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Career Map

Renewable energy related internships: