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National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Abstracts due: February 28, 2017

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Symposium Chair

Philippe SerpPhilippe Serp
Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination, CNRS, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France

Key Speakers

Graham HutchingsCatalysis by Gold
Graham Hutchings
Director, Cardiff Catalysis Institute, United Kingdom

Bruno ChaudretOrganometalic nanoparticles in catalysis : tuning selectivities and taking profit of both their physical and chemical properties
Bruno Chaudret
Director of Research, CNRS, Professor, Toulouse University, France

Cathy TwayNanomaterials for Catalysis: Looking for the Silver Lining.
Cathy Tway
R&D Director, Inorganic Materials and Heterogeneous Catalysis, The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI, USA

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday May 16

1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Wednesday May 17

8:30Advanced Manufacturing Catalysis I
10:30Advanced Manufacturing Catalysis II
1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells
Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Symposium Program

Tuesday May 16

1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis
1:30Catalysis by Gold (invited presentation)
G. Hutchings, Cardiff Catalysis Institute, UK
1:55Organometalic nanoparticles in catalysis: tuning selectivities and taking profit of both their physical and chemical properties (invited presentation)
B. Chaudret, Toulouse University, FR
2:20Trimetallic PdAuNi Alloy Nanoparticles Decorated on Amine-Functionalized Reduced Graphene Oxide: Highly Efficient Nanocatalyst for the Dehydrogenation of Formic Acid
M. Celebi, A. Bulut, M. Yurderi, M. Zahmakiran, Nanomaterials and Catalysis (NanoMatCat) Research Group, TR
2:40High resolution solid state NMR spectroscopy in surface organometallic chemistry: access to molecular understanding of active sites of well-defined heterogeneous catalysts
E. Abou-Hamad, J.-M. Basset, KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC) King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, SA
3:00Mechanical alloying for green catalyst synthesis
S. Pithakratanayothin, R. Tongsri, T. Chaisuwan, S. Wongkasemjit, Chulalongkorn University, TH
3:20Structure and Surface Studies, Photoluminescence and Enhanced Photocatalytic Properties of Multi-Metallic Oxide Nanocomposites
M.A. Subhan, P.C. Saha, S.S. Jhuma, S. Akter, A. Hossain, S. Mallik, A.M.M. Fahim, K. Begum, A.K. Azad, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, BD
3:40A Combined Photoelectrochemical and Theoretical Study to Understand Adsorption Properties of Organic Molecules on TiO2 Surfaces
T. Sun, Yunnan University, CN
4:00Raney Nickel Catalyst - A Molecular Modeling Study
S. Schweizer, R. Chaudret, T. Spyriouni, J.J. Low, L. Subramanian, Scienomics, US

Wednesday May 17

8:30Advanced Manufacturing Catalysis I
8:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Looking for the Silver Lining (invited presentation)
C. Tway, The Dow Chemical Company, US
8:55Magnetically recoverable carbon nanotube-supported Suzuki cross-coupling catalysts
F. Pennetreau, A. L’hoost, I. Nircha, B. Pichon, O. Riant, S. Hermans, Universite catholique de Louvain, BE
9:15Solar-energy harvesting materials: 2D nanocarbon based heterostructured photocatalyst
V. Shanker, S. Kumar, T. Surendar, M. Saikumar, G. Ambedkar, National Institute of Technology, IN
9:35High potential of mesoporous ceria/ceria-zirconia synthesized via nanocasting pathway for catalytic applications
S. Jampa, A. Luengnaruemitrchai, T. Chaisuwan, S. Wongkasemjit, Chulalongkorn University, TH
10:30Advanced Manufacturing Catalysis II
10:30hcp-Co nanowires directly grown on various supports as catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (invited presentation)
J. Harmel, L. Peres, A. Berliet, S. Maury, A. Fécant, B. Chaudret, D.P. Minh, P. Serp, K. Soulantica, Toulouse University, FR
10:55Modular Ammonia Synthesis
G.G. Botte, Ohio University - Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, US
11:15Recent Developments of Graphene-based Materials and Metal-Organic Frameworks For Clean Energy and Environmental Applications
M. Samy El-Shall, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
11:35Stationary Reaction Current Generation in Mesoporous Pt/ZrO2 Under Oxyhydrogen Conditions
N.J. Ray, E.G. Karpov, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells
1:30New electrocatalyst for PEM Fuel cell application based on platinum supported on nanostructured carbone support
M. Heitzmann, E. Remy, Y. Thomas, P-A. Jacques, CEA GRENOBLE, FR
1:50From Bioinspired Material to Catalytically Active Mesoporous Carbon for Oxygen Reduction
R. Jiang, D.T. Tran, J.P. McClure, D. Chu, US Army Research Laboratory, US
2:10Graphene-based materials for the catalysis of oxygen evolution and reduction reactions
J. Sun, Griffith University, AU
2:30A model for Ni-particle coarsening and triple phase boundary length prediction in solid oxide fuel cell anode
M.Z. Khan, R-H Song, J-W Lee, S-B Lee, T-H Lim, S-J Park, Korea Institute of Energy Research, KR
2:50Pt/TiO2 Nanocomposites for Active Chemical-Electrical Signal Transduction
N.J. Ray, E.G. Karpov, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
Nanomaterials for CatalysisExpo Hall D & E
Catalytic activity of Cu-CeO2-ZrO2 for biodiesel production
W. Wongvitvichot, S. Jampa, A. Luengnaruemitrchai, T. Chaisuwan, S. Wongkasemjit, Chulalongkorn University, TH
Removal of Water Contaminants Using Nanotechnology
Z. Yu, Z. Li, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, US
Ag/Ag3PO4-doped BiPO4 heterostructures and their photocatalytic applications under visible light irradiation
Y.-J. Chen, P.-J. Tseng, C.-W. Huang, C.-S. Tseng, T.H. Wu, C.-Y. Lai, M.-Y. Wu, Y.-W. Lin, National Changhua University of Education, TW
Synthesis and Application of Catalytic Metal Oxide Nanomaterials towards Simultaneous Removal of NOX and Diesel Soot Particulate
R.R. Bhosale, A. Kumar, P. Sutar, F. AlMomani, Qatar University, QA
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) degradation and antimicrobial activities for metal doped or coupled TiO2 nanoparticles coated on the stainless steel substrate under UV and visible light irradiation
S. Kim, M.S. Suh, C.S. Lee, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, KR
Study of a Power Source Based on Low Energy Nuclear Reactions (LENRs) Using Hydrogen Pressurized Nanoparticles
G.H. Miley, University of Illinois, US
D. Curulla Ferré, Total Refining & Chemicals, BE
E. Savinova, University of Strasbourg, FR

Nanomaterials, particularly colloidal nanoparticles, hold great promise for heterogeneous catalysis due to their large surface area, concentration of undercoordinated surface sites and their potential for dispersion on the surface of an oxide or other support. Catalytic nanostructured materials can achieve higher activity when compared to bulk particles, and also higher selectivity - an important issue in the development of greener synthesis methods.

This special symposium focuses on the novel design, synthesis, and commercial production of nanostructured materials for catalysis applications.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Nanomaterials for Catalysis
  • Catalyst Applications for Clean Energy, Environment & Materials
  • Theory, Simulation & Modeling Approaches
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Selected papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research. The journal disseminates knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in nanoscale structures.

Coverage includes synthesis, assembly, transport, reactivity, and stability, and emphasizes realization and application of systems, structures and devices with novel functions obtained via precursor nanoparticles.

The Journal fosters the interdisciplinary dissemination of knowledge by encouraging synergetic approaches originating from a wide range of disciplines, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Health Care.

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