2017–2018 Meeting Program

Thurs­day, Sept. 14th, 2017Thomas ColacotStruc­ture Activ­i­ty Rela­tion­ships in Homo­ge­neous Catal­y­sis
Thomas Cola­cot, John­son Matthey — 2017 CCP Award Win­ner
Abstract »


Thurs­day, Oct. 19th, 2017Jingguang ChenCon­vert­ing CO2 via Ther­mo­catal­y­sis and Elec­tro­catal­y­sis
Jing­guang Chen, Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract »


Stu­dent Speak­er
Olefin Metathe­sis by Sup­port­ed MoOx/Al2O3 Cat­a­lysts
Anisha Chakrabar­ti — Lehigh Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract »
Thurs­day, Nov. 16th, 2017Aleksey YezeretsKinet­ic Pecu­liar­i­ties of Cu-Zeo­lite SCR Cat­a­lysts, and Their Prac­ti­cal Impli­ca­tions
Alek­sey Yez­erets, Cum­mins
Abstract »
Thurs­day, Jan. 25th, 2018Jing LuSiliceous Zeo­lite-sup­port­ed Pal­la­di­um Cat­a­lysts for Methane Oxi­da­tion
Jing Lu, John­son Matthey
Abstract »


Stu­dent Speak­er
TBA
Chen-Yu Chou — Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware
Thurs­day, Feb. 22nd, 2018Doug ButtreyRemem­ber­ing Robert K. Gras­sel­li: Reflec­tions on Three Decades of Col­lab­o­ra­tion on Com­plex Oxides for Selec­tive Oxi­da­tion
Dou­glas But­trey, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware
Abstract »


Stu­dent Speak­er
Improved methane reform­ing activ­i­ty and cok­ing resis­tance of self-regen­er­at­ing Ni cat­a­lyst by Atom­ic Lay­er Depo­si­tion
Chao Lin — Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia
Abstract »
Thurs­day, Mar. 22nd, 2018Manuel Moliner
Syn­the­sis of Nano­sized Zeo­lites For Dif­fer­ent Cat­alyt­ic Appli­ca­tions

Manuel Molin­er, ITQ
Abstract »


Stu­dent Speak­er
Mor­pho­log­i­cal Insta­bil­i­ty in Topo­log­i­cal­ly Com­plex, Three-Dimen­sion­al Elec­tro­cat­alyt­ic Nanos­truc­tures
Yawei Li — Drex­el Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract »
 
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, Apr. 26th, 2018Johannes W. SchwankNov­el cat­a­lyst archi­tec­tures for auto­mo­tive emis­sion con­trol
Johannes Schwank, Uni­ver­si­ty of Michi­gan
Abstract »


Stu­dent Speak­er
Spec­tro­scop­ic Tech­nique Devel­op­ment for Under­stand­ing Sol­vent Effects in Liq­uid Phase Reac­tions
Nick Gould — Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware
Abstract »
 
Offi­cer Elec­tions
May 2018Spring Sym­po­sium
Online Din­ner Reser­va­tion » | Direc­tions to Dou­ble Tree Hotel »

2016–2017 Meeting Program

Thurs­day, Sept. 15th, 2016Dion VlachosIn Sil­i­co Pre­dic­tion of Mate­ri­als for Ener­gy Appli­ca­tions
Dion Vla­chos, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware — 2016 CCP Award Win­ner
Abstract » | Announce­ment »


Thurs­day, Oct. 27th, 2016Keiichi TomishigeDevel­op­ment of het­ero­ge­neous cat­a­lysts for the pro­duc­tion of bio­mass-derived chem­i­cals by selec­tive C-O hydrogenol­y­sis and deoxy­de­hy­dra­tion
Kei­ichi Tomishige, Tohoku Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract » | Announce­ment »


Stu­dent Speak­er
Thurs­day, Nov. 10th, 2016Ravindra DattaUnrav­el­ing Cat­alyt­ic Mech­a­nisms and Kinet­ics: Lessons from Elec­tri­cal Net­works
TBA
Ravin­dra Dat­ta, Worces­ter Poly­tech­nic Insti­tute
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
 
Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Poster Ses­sion
Thurs­day, Jan. 19th, 2017Ahmad MoiniCia­pet­ta Award Lec­ture:
Nov­el Zeo­lite Cat­a­lysts for Diesel Emis­sion Appli­ca­tions

Ahmad Moi­ni, BASF
Abstract » | Announce­ment »



Stu­dent Speak­er
Thurs­day, Feb. 16th, 2017Raul LoboBio­mass and Nat­ur­al Gas Val­oriza­tion by Zeo­lite Catal­y­sis
Raul Lobo, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware
Abstract »

Stu­dent Speak­er
 
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, Mar. 16th, 2017Manuela SerbanPar­al­lel between UOP’s Reform­ing and Dehy­dro­gena­tion Tech­nolo­gies and Cat­a­lysts
Manuela Ser­ban, Hon­ey­well (UOP)
Abstract »
 
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, Apr. 20th, 2017Avelino CormaSol­id Cat­a­lysts Design: From Fun­da­men­tal Knowl­edge To Cat­alyt­ic Appli­ca­tion
Aveli­no Cor­ma, Insti­tu­to de Tec­nología Quími­ca
Abstract »  |  Announce­ment »
 
Offi­cer Elec­tions
May 2017Spring Sym­po­sium
Online Din­ner Reser­va­tion » | Direc­tions to Dou­ble Tree Hotel »

2015–2016 Meet­ing Program

Thurs­day, Sept. 17th, 2015Sourav SenguptaCatal­y­sis – An Indis­pens­able Tool
Sourav Sen­gup­ta, DuPont — 2015 CCP Award Win­ner
Abstract » | Announce­ment »


Thurs­day, Oct. 15th, 2015Matt NeurockEngi­neer­ing Mol­e­c­u­lar Trans­for­ma­tions over Sup­port­ed Met­al Cat­a­lysts for the Sus­tain­able Con­ver­sion of Bio­mass-Derived Inter­me­di­ates to Chem­i­cals and Fuels
Matt Neu­rock, Uni­ver­si­ty of Min­neso­ta
Abstract » | Announce­ment »


Brian MurphyStu­dent Speak­er
Selec­tiv­i­ty Con­trol in the Cat­alyt­ic Dehy­dra­tion of Methyl Lac­tate over Alka­li-Met­al Zeo­lites

Bri­an Mur­phy, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware |  Abstract »
Thurs­day, Nov. 19th, 2015John HolladayCatal­y­sis for renew­able fuels and chem­i­cals: Chal­lenges today and a look into where we are going
John Hol­la­day, PNNL
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
 
Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Poster Ses­sion
Thurs­day, Jan. 28th, 2016Jingguang ChenCO2 Con­ver­sion via Catal­y­sis and Elec­tro­catal­y­sis
Jing­guang Chen, Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract » | Announce­ment »



Stu­dent Speak­er
Methanol reac­tiv­i­ty on nanocrys­talline anatase TiO2 thin films

David Ben­nett, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia  |  Abstract »
Thurs­day, Feb. 18th, 2016Susannah ScottActi­va­tion and Self-Ini­ti­a­tion in the Phillips Eth­yl­ene Poly­mer­iza­tion Cat­a­lyst
Susan­nah Scott, UCSB
Abstract » | Announce­ment »

Stu­dent Speak­er
Eth­yl­ene Poly­mer­iza­tion by Sup­port­ed CrOx/SiO2 Cat­a­lysts:
Active Sites, Sur­face Inter­me­di­ates and Struc­ture-Activ­i­ty Rela­tion­ship

Anisha Chakrabar­ti, Lehigh Uni­ver­si­ty  |  Abstract »
 
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, Mar. 24th, 2016Bingjun XuIden­ti­fi­ca­tion of Active Sites for Methyl Lac­tate Dehy­dra­tion on Fau­j­a­sites
Bingjun Xu, UD
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
 
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, Apr. 21st, 2016TBA
Rob Rioux, PSU
 
Offi­cer Elec­tions
Thurs­day, May 12th, 2016Spring Sym­po­sium
Online Din­ner Reser­va­tion » | Direc­tions to Dou­ble Tree Hotel »

2014 — 2015 Meeting Program

Thurs­day, 18-Sept-2014Hai-Ying ChenChal­lenges and Solu­tions in Devel­op­ing Zeo­lite Sup­port­ed Tran­si­tion Met­al Cat­a­lysts for Lean-Burn NOx Emis­sion Con­trol
Dr. Hai-Ying Chen, John­son Matthey — 2014 CCP Award Win­ner
Abstract » | Announce­ment »

Thurs­day, 16-Oct-2014UOP Advanced MTO Tech­nol­o­gy – A New Route for the Pro­duc­tion of Light Olefins
Dr. Paul Barg­er, UOP — Cia­pet­ta Award Lec­ture
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Poster Ses­sion
Poster Com­pe­ti­tion Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 13-Nov-2014
Prof. Xian­qin Wang, New Jer­sey Insti­tute of Tech­nol­o­gy

Thurs­day, 22-Jan-2015Julia VallaChal­lenges and Advances in Cat­alyt­ic Fast Pyrol­y­sis of Bio­mass using Zeo­lites
Prof. Julia Val­la, Uni­ver­si­ty of Con­necti­cut
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
 
 
Stu­dent Speak­er
Minghui Zhu, Lehigh Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract »
Thurs­day, 19-Feb-2015Umit OzkanBridg­ing Het­ero­ge­neous Catal­y­sis and Elec­tro-catal­y­sis: Catal­y­sis Reac­tions Involv­ing Oxy­gen
Prof. Umit Ozkan, Ohio State Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
 
 
Stu­dent Speak­er
Bahar Ipek, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware
Abstract »
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, 19-Mar-2015DFT Inves­ti­ga­tion of Hydro­gena­tion and Dehy­dro­gena­tion Reac­tions on Bina­ry Met­al Alloys: Effect of Sur­face Ensem­bles and Com­po­si­tion
Fuat Celik, Rut­gers Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Offi­cer Nom­i­na­tions
Thurs­day, 16-Apr-2015George Huber
George Huber, Uni­ver­si­ty of Wis­con­sin, Madi­son
Abstract » | Announce­ment »-
Offi­cer Elec­tions
Thurs­day, May-2015Spring Sym­po­sium
Announce­ment
Online Din­ner Reser­va­tion » | Direc­tions to Dou­ble Tree Hotel »

2013–2014 Meeting Program

Thurs­day, 19-Sept-2013Kinet­ics and Mech­a­nisms of C-C Form­ing and C-O Cleav­age Reac­tions of Inter­ests in Bio-oil Upgrad­ing
Daniel E. Resas­co, Uni­ver­si­ty of Okla­homa — 2013 CCP Award Lec­ture
Abstract » | Announce­ment »

Thurs­day, 24-Oct-2013Poster Ses­sion
Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Stu­dents should arrive at 4:30 pm to set up their posters.
Poster Com­pe­ti­tion Abstract »
Thurs­day, 24-Oct-2013Ray GorteDevel­op­ing Ceria-Based Cat­a­lysts
Ray­mond J. Gorte, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
 
Note: The Octo­ber meet­ing will have a buf­fet din­ner.
Thurs­day, 21-Nov-2013Charles T. CampbellTher­mo­dy­nam­ics and kinet­ics of ele­men­tary reac­tion steps on late tran­si­tion met­al cat­a­lysts, and using them to search for bet­ter cat­a­lysts
Charles T. Camp­bell, Uni­ver­si­ty of Wash­ing­ton — Bur­well Lec­ture
Abstract »
Thurs­day, 21-Nov-2013TBA
Jing Luo, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia — Stu­dent Speak­er
Thurs­day, 23-Jan-2014TBA
Chris Jones, Geor­gia Tech. — Emmett Awardee
Thurs­day, 23-Jan-2014Renew­able pro­duc­tion of phthal­ic anhy­dride from bio­mass-derived furan and male­ic anhy­dride
Eyas Mah­moud, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware — Stu­dent Speak­er
Abstract »
Thurs­day, 20-Feb-2014Nom­i­na­tion of new offi­cers
Thurs­day, 20-Feb-2014TBA
Paul Dauen­hauer, U. Mass.
Thurs­day, 20-Mar-2014TBA
Simon Pod­kolzin, Stevens Inst.
Thurs­day, 20-Mar-2014TBA
Vas­sili Vorot­nikovl, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware — Stu­dent Speak­er
Thurs­day, 10-Apr-2014Elec­tion of new offi­cers
Thurs­day, 10-Apr-2014Intrin­sic Deac­ti­va­tion in Cobalt-Cat­alyzed Fis­ch­er-Trop­sch Syn­the­sis
Gabor Kiss, Exxon­Mo­bil Res. and Eng. Co.,
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, May-2014Spring Sym­po­sium
Vladimiros Niko­lakis, Orga­niz­er
Online Din­ner Reser­va­tion » | Direc­tions to Dou­ble Tree Hotel »

2012–2013 Meeting Program

Thurs­day, 20-Sep-2012Water Gas Shift over Indus­tri­al Cu Cat­a­lysts: A Mech­a­nis­tic and Micro­ki­net­ic Inves­ti­ga­tion
Ros­tam J. Madon, BASF Cor­po­ra­tion — 2012 CCP Award Lec­ture
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 18-Oct-2012Poster Ses­sion
Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Poster abstracts »
Thurs­day, 18-Oct-2012Israel E. WachsPer­va­sive­ness of Sur­face Met­al Oxide Phas­es In Mixed Oxide Cat­a­lysts
Israel E. Wachs, Lehigh Uni­ver­si­ty, Beth­le­hem, PA
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 15-Nov-2012A DFT study of the acid-cat­alyzed con­ver­sion of 2,5-dimethylfuran and eth­yl­ene to p-xylene
Nima Nikbin, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware — Stu­dent Pre­sen­ta­tion
Abstract »
Thurs­day, 15-Nov-2012Jason B. BaxterDesign­ing and Prob­ing Pho­to­volta­ic and Pho­to­cat­alyt­ic Mate­ri­als
Jason B. Bax­ter, Drex­el Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 17-Jan-2013Stuart SoledSup­port­ed Met­al Cat­a­lysts — Issues and Oppor­tu­ni­ties
Stu­art Soled, Exxon­Mo­bile Research and Engi­neer­ing Co.
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 21-Feb-2013Nom­i­na­tion of new offi­cers

Thurs­day, 21-Feb-2013Anne GaffneyOxida­tive Dehy­dro­gena­tion of Ethane to Eth­yl­ene
Anne Gaffney, AMG Catal­y­sis and Chem­istry Con­sult­ing, LLC
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 21-Mar-2013James B. MillerSul­fur-Resis­tant Pd- Alloy Mem­branes for H2 Purifi­ca­tion
James B. Miller, Carnegie Mel­lon
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 21-Mar-2013Nature of Cat­alytic Active Sur­face Sites on Semi­con­duc­tor Photo­cat­a­lysts for Split­ting of Water
Som­phonh Peter Phivi­lay, Lehigh Uni­ver­sity — Stu­dent Pre­sen­ta­tion
Abstract »
Thurs­day, 18-Apr-2013Elec­tion of new offi­cers
Can­di­dates Biogra­phies & By-law Amend­ment »
Thurs­day, 18-Apr-2013John KitchinIn Situ Spec­tro­scop­ic Stud­ies of Met­al Oxide Elec­trodes Dur­ing Water Oxi­da­tion
John Kitchin, Carnegie Mel­lon Uni­ver­si­ty
Abstract » | Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 9-May-2013Spring Sym­po­sium
Carl Men­ning, Orga­niz­er
Dou­ble­tree Hotel in Wilm­ing­ton, DE
Online Sym­po­sium Reg­is­tra­tion »

2011–2012 Meeting Program

Thurs­day, 22-Sep-2011Oxy­gen-enhanced Water Gas Shift over Bimetal­lic Cat­a­lysts for More Effi­cient Hydro­gen Pro­duc­tion
Prof. Chun­shan Song, Penn­syl­va­nia State Uni­ver­si­ty — 2011 Catal­y­sis Club of Philadel­phia Award Lec­ture
Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 13-Oct-2011Time­ly 21st Cen­tu­ry Chal­lenges: New Small Mol­e­cules Chemistries
Prof. Roy A. Peri­ana, The Scripps Research Insti­tute
Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 17-Nov-2011Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Poster Com­pe­ti­tion
Poster Ses­sion starts at 5 PM
Thurs­day, 17-Nov-2011Sol­id Oxide Fuel Cells — Mov­ing to Pro­ton Con­duc­tion and Mate­r­i­al Insights by Neu­tron Dif­frac­tion
Steven McIn­tosh, Lehigh Uni­ver­si­ty
Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 19-Jan-2012Con­duc­tive ceram­ic anodes for SOFCs based on Infil­tra­tion
Lawrence Adi­jan­to, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia
Stu­dent Pre­sen­ta­tion
Thurs­day, 19-Jan-2012Elec­tro­catal­y­sis: The next fron­tier in catal­y­sis for ener­gy con­ver­sion and stor­age
Yushan Yan, Uni­ver­si­ty of Delaware
Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 16-Feb-2012Nom­i­na­tion of Offi­cers for the 2012–2013 Sea­son
Thurs­day, 16-Feb-2012Fun­da­men­tal Stud­ies on the Water-gas Shift Reac­tion on Metal/Oxide Cat­a­lysts: Active Sites and Reac­tion Mech­a­nism
José A. Rodriguez, Brookhaven Nation­al Lab­o­ra­to­ry
Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 22-Mar-2012New Insights into the Water-Gas Shift Reac­tion over Bulk Cr2O3*Fe2O3 Mixed Oxide Cat­a­lysts: A Com­bined Operan­do Raman-IR-XAS-MS Inves­ti­ga­tion
Christo­pher J. Ketu­rakis, Lehigh Uni­ver­si­ty
Stu­dent Pre­sen­ta­tion
Thurs­day, 22-Mar-2012Quan­ti­fy­ing the Redox Prop­er­ties of Met­al-Oxide Cat­a­lysts and Their Rela­tion­ship to Cat­alyt­ic Activ­i­ty
Prof. John M. Vohs, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia
Announce­ment »
Thurs­day, 19-Apr-2012Elec­tion of New Offi­cers for the 2012–2013 Sea­son
Thurs­day, 19-Apr-20122011 Bur­well Lec­ture: Spon­sored by John­son Matthey
From Bio­mass to Tai­lored Fuels via Selec­tive Catal­y­sis
Johannes A. Lercher, Tech­nis­che Uni­ver­sität München
Announce­ment »
Mon­day, May-2012Spring Sym­po­sium
Bjorn Mod­en, Orga­niz­er