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Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Symposium Chair

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

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Gabor A. SomorjaiThe Genesis and Integration of Heterogeneous, Homogeneous, and Enzyme Catalysis on the Nanoscale
Gabor A. Somorjai
Professor, University of California at Berkeley

Tao ZhangSingle Atom Catalysis
Tao Zhang
Professor, Director of Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Dalian, China

Hermenegildo GarciaBiopolymers as precursors of Graphenes and Related 2D Materials Exhibiting High Performance in Catalysis
Hermenegildo Garcia
Professor, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

Roger RousseauComputational Modeling of Electrochemical Bio-oil Upgrading
Roger Rousseau
Lead Scientist for Simulations and Theory, Institute for Integrated Catalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Jean-Luc DuboisCatalysis for biobased products
Jean-Luc Dubois
Scientific Director, Catalysis and Processes, Arkema, France

Cyril GodardMetallic nanoparticles for selective catalysis
Cyril Godard
Junior Lecturer, Catalysis Innovation Center, Universtat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 23

1:30Catalysts for Fuel Cells

Tuesday May 24

10:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis I
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis II
Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Posters 4:00

Symposium Program

Monday May 23

1:30Catalysts for Fuel CellsChesapeake 6
Session chair: Donna Lee Ho, U.S. Department of Energy, Philippe Serp, CNRS, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, FR (bio)
1:30Advancing Fuel Cell Materials through Electron Microscopy (invited presentation)
D.A. Cullen, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
1:55MOFs and POPs and more – new classes of highly efficient non-PGM and ultralow PGM fuel cell catalysts prepared from rationally designed porous precursors (invited presentation)
H. Barkholtz, L. Chong, Z. Kaiser, D-J Liu, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:20Surfactant-Free and Scalable Manufacturing of Octahedral Platinum Alloy Nanoparticle Catalyst for Improved ORR Property
Z. Peng, University of Akron, US
2:40Advanced Catalysts for Fuel Cells
V. Stamenkovic, N. Markovic, D. Li, D. Strmcnik, Argonne National Laboratory, US
3:00Accessing fundamental characteristics of fuel cells by in operando high-energy XRD
V. Petkov, Central Michigan University, US
3:20Synthesis of bimetallic catalysts supported on carbon nanotubes for fuel cell application
S. Louisia, M.R. Axet, M. Heitzmann, P-A. Jacques, P. Serp, Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives (CEA), FR
3:40High Performance Transition-Metal-Doped Pt3Ni Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction
Yu Huang, University of California Los Angeles, US

Tuesday May 24

10:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis IChesapeake 1-2
Session chair: Philippe Serp, CNRS, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, FR (bio)
10:30Single Atom Catalysis (invited presentation)
T. Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
10:55Computational Modeling of Electrochemical Bio-oil Upgrading (invited presentation)
D.C. Cantu, Y. Gang Wang, Y. Yoon, A. Padmaperuma, M.A. Lilga, V-A. Glezakou, R. Rousseau, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
11:20TEM approach for the in-situ exploration of the activation mechanisms in Co based nanocatalysts
S. Moldovan, S. Carenco, D. Porthault, C. Sanchez, J.-J. Gallet, F. Bournel, G. Olivieri, O. Ersen, Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg, FR
11:40In-situ DRIFTS Studies on CuNi Catalyst for Ethanol Hydrogen Production
A. Kumar, A. Ashok, R.R. Bhosale, F. AlMomani, F. Tarlochan, Qatar University, QA
12:00Confinement Chemistry in Self-Assembling Polymer-Metal Nanoreactors
M. McTaggart, C. Malardier-Jugroot, Royal Military College of Canada, CA
12:20Acrolein production from renewable-resources: Glycerol and Ethanol routes (invited presentation)
J-L. Dubois, Arkema, FR
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis IIChesapeake 1-2
Session chair: Philippe Serp, CNRS, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, FR (bio)
1:30Biopolymers as precursors of Graphenes and Related 2D Materials Exhibiting High Performance in Catalysis (invited presentation)
H. Garcia, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, ES
1:55Metallic nanoparticles for selective catalysis (invited presentation)
C. Godard, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, ES
2:20Modifications of graphitic C3N4 with multi-metal oxides for enhanced visible-light active photocatalysis
D. Masih, S. Rohani, University of Western Ontario, CA
2:40Cotton Fabric Immobilized AuNP@Graphene and ZnO@rGO for Heterogeneous Catalysis and Photocatalysis
B. Baruah, B. West, S. Baruah, Kennesaw State University, US
3:00Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) destruction on platinum-alumina catalyst
M. Kajama, E. Gobina, Robert Gordon University Aberdeen, UK
Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Posters 4:00Expo Hall D & E
Reduced molybdenum oxide MoOx as a model catalyst for methanol photosynthesis from carbon dioxide and water
I.V. Silaev, S.A. Khubezhov, I.V. Tvauri, A.G. Kaloeva, D.D. Kibizov, A.G. Ramonova, G.S. Grigorkina, Z.S. Demeev, A.P. Bliev, D. Sekiba, S. Ogura, K. Fukutani, T.T. Magkoev, North Ossetian State University, RU
Study on the non-enzymatic catalysts applied to the glucose biosensor
Z. Yu, X. Wang, Q.Q. Wang, Beijing University of Technology, CN
Functionalized Pd Nanoparticles Using Calix[4]Pyrrole:Catalytic Agent for Mizoroki Heck Reaction
U. Panchal, A. Kongor, V.K. Jain, Gujarat University, IN
Photocatalysis of Rhodamine B in water using nanotechnology
Z. Yu, Z. Li, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, US

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 and materials
  • Theory, simulation & modeling approaches
  • Other

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