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