Author Archives: Carl Menning

2015 Spring Symposium

8:00 amRegistration - Breakfast
8:40 amOpening Remarks
8:45 amWei Fan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Development of Hierarchical Zeolite Catalysts for Bulky Molecule Reactions
9:25 amDion G. Vlachos, University of Delaware
Renewable Chemicals and Fuels from Biomass
10:05 amGraham Hibbert, HEL Group
Platinum Sponsor Presentation: HEL – Better Chemistry – Faster
10:20 amCoffee Break
10:40 amSteven L. Suib, University of Connecticut
Novel Porous Metal Oxides and Sulfides and Their Applications in Adsorption, Batteries, and Catalysis
11:20 amMarco J. Castaldi, City College of New York/CUNY
The Role of Oxidation State on Regeneration Capacity When Reforming Oxygenated Fuels With Rh Based Catalysts
12:00 pmLunch
1:20 pmRobert Farrauto, Columbia University
A Dual Function Material for Capturing and Catalytically Converting CO2 to Synthetic Natural Gas Using Renewable H2
2:00 pmHasan Dindi, DuPont
“Design of Bimetallic Catalysts for Use in DuPont’s IsoTherming® Hydroprocessing Reactors”
2:40 pm Bryan Yonemoto, University of Delaware
Student Poster Winner: “Mesoporous Materials for Energy Applications”
3:00 pmAward Announcement
3:15 pmCoffee Break
3:35 pmCathy H-Y. Chin, University of Toronto
Catalytic Conversion of Renewable Feedstocks to Value-Added Products
4:15 pmPhillip E. Savage, Penn State
Advances and Applications of Hydrothermal Catalysis
4:55 pmClosing Remarks
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2014 Spring Symposium

8:15 amRegistration - Breakfast
8:55 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amExploring the Catalytic Properties of Cu/SSZ-13 using NO Oxidation and Standard Selective Reduction of NO with NH3
Fabio H. Ribeiro, Purdue University
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9:45 amLife Cycle of Catalytic Diesel Emission Control Systems
Alexey Yezerets, Cummins Inc
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10:30 amWelcome to HEL – Better Chemistry – Faster
Harold O’Grady, HEL Inc. - Platinum sponsor presentation
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10:45 amCoffee Break
11:05 amAnalysis of the Mechanism of Electrochemical Oxygen Reduction and Development of Ag- and Pt-alloy Catalysts for Low Temperature Fuel Cells
Suljo Linic, University of Michigan
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11:50 pmLunch
1:15 pmAlkene Metathesis for Propylene Production over W-based Catalysts: Insights from Multi-Functional Catalysts and Metallacyclobutanes
Chris Nicholas, UOP
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2:00 pmSynthesis and directed self-assembly of monodisperse nanocrystals as a route to engineering nanoscale catalytic contacts in model supported catalysts
Chris Murray, University of Pennsylvania
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2:45 pmZn Modification of Pt(111) for the Hydrodeoxygenation of Aldoses
Jesse McManus, University of Pennsylvania - Winner of graduate student poster competition
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3:05 pm Announcement of 2014 Catalysis Club of Philadelphia Award Winner
3:10 pmBreak
3:30 pmSurface Reactions of Biomass-Derived Polyols on Metal Oxides and Supported Metal Catalysts
Carsten Sievers, Georgia Institute of Technology
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4:15 pmNanoporous Materials for Solar Fuel Production
Feng Jiao, University of Delaware
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5:00 pmClosing Remarks
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2014-2015 Officers

2014-2015 Officers


Vladimiros Nikolakis
Uni­ver­sity of Delaware
Past Chair
Carl Menning
Torren Carlson
Stephen Harris
Anton Petushkov
Zeolyst Inter­na­tional
Program Chair
Dan Slanac
Arrangements Chair
Eyas Mahmoud
University of Delaware
Director Membership
Pranit Metkar
Director Poster Session
Bingjun Xu
University of Delaware
Director Sponsorship
Alejandra Rivas-Cardona
Johnson Matthey
Tyler Josephson
University of Delaware
Representative to NACS
Anne Gaffney