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2016 CCP Spring Symposium

May 12th, 2016
Courtyard Marriott Newark – University of Delaware
400 David Hollowell Drive
Newark, DE 19716
Online Symposium Registration


8:00 AMRegistration / Breakfast
8:50 AMOpening Remarks
9:00 AMScience and Serendipity in Heterogeneous Catalysis Research
Ive Hermans, University of Wisconsin - Madison
9:40 AMHydrogen Spillover to Carbon Supports: Bridging the Gap Between Experiment and Theory
Angela Lueking, Pennsylvania State University
10:20 AMCoffee Break
10:40 AMDesign and Synthesis of Nanostructured Carbide and Nitride Based Catalysts
Levi Thompson, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
11:20 AMMicrolith Coated Mesh Substrates for Process Intensification
Jeffrey Weissman, Precision Combustion
12:00 PMLunch
1:20 PMCatalytic Conversion of Sour Natural Gas into Value Added Fuels and Chemicals
Jonas Baltrusaitis, Lehigh University
2:00 PMSerendipitous Discovery of a Nano-structured Yttrium Oxychloride Catalyst for the Selective Dehydration of Phenol
David Barton, Dow Chemical Co.
2:40 PMCoffee Break
3:00 PM Award Announcement
3:20 PMStabilization of Metastable Oxides via Surface Modification
Daniel Gregory, Lehigh University
3:40 PMControlling the Al Distribution and Cu Speciation and Proximity in Cu-SSZ-13 Zeolites: Consequences for NOx SCR Catalysis
Raj Gounder, Purdue University
4:20 PMClosing Remarks
4:30 PMConference Adjourns



2015–16 Season of the Catalysis Club of Philadelphia

Date Speaker Special Event
Sept. 17, 2015 Sourav Sengupta, DuPont CCP Award Lecture
Oct. 15, 2015 Matt Neurock, UMN-TC
Nov. 19, 2015 John Holladay, PNNL Poster Session
Jan. 28, 2016 Jingguang Chen, Columbia University
Feb. 18, 2016 Susannah Scott, UCSB Officer Nominations
March 24, 2016 Bingjun Xu, University of Delaware Officer Nominations
April 21, 2016 Rob Rioux, PSU Officer Elections
May 12, 2016 CCP Spring Symposium