2009 Spring Symposium

2009 Spring Symposium

8:00 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:25 AMWelcome
8:30 AMSelectivity in Oxidation Catalysis
Robert Schlögl, Fritz Haber Institute - Max Planck Society
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9:15 AMReversible and Irreversible Changes in Co Fischer-Tropsch Catalysts During Synthesis
Stu Soled, Exxon-Mobil Research
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10:00 AMPlatinum Sponsor presentation
Michael Smith, Symyx
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10:10 AMCoffee Break
10:30 AMSynthesis Strategies for New Zeolite Catalysts with Diquaternary Ammonium Molecules
Allen Burton, Chevron
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11:15 AMHydrogen-Bonded "Zeolite-like" Frameworks and Functional Materials
Mike Ward, New York University
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12:00 PMAnnouncement of 2009 CCP Award
12:05 AMLunch
1:15 PMWell-defined, highly uniform metallic nano-structures as selective heterogeneous catalysts, photo-electro-catalysts, and platforms for chemical characterization
Suljo Linic, University of Michigan
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2:00 PMA More Realistic View of Gold Based Catalysts Using Aberration Corrected Analytical Electron Microscopy
Chris Kiely, Lehigh University
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2:45 PMComputational and experimental studies of a Ni/Pt bimetallic catalyst for H2 production from ammonia decomposition
Danielle Hansgen, University of Delaware, Winner of CCP 2008 Poster Competition
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3:15 PMAfternoon Break
3:45 PMSynthesis and Characterization of V-MCM-41 and V-SBA-15 Catalysts for C-1 Hydrocarbon Oxidation
Gary Haller, Yale University
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4:30 PMChemically sensitive imaging in heterogeneous catalysis - from microscale to macroscale
Jochen Lauterbach, University of Delaware
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5:15 PMClosing
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2008 Spring Symposium

7:45 AMRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:25 AMWelcome
8:30 AMCiapetta Lecture - 2008
Automotive emission control: past, present and future
Robert J. Farrauto, BASF Catalysts
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9:10 AMMolecular Basket Sorbents as a Novel Approach to CO2 Capture and Separation
Chunshan Song, The Pennsylvania State University
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9:50 AMCoffee Break
10:10 AMSearch for a better water gas shift catalyst
Fabio H. Ribeiro, Purdue University
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10:50 AMCooperative and environmental effects in catalysts
Harold H. Kung, Northwestern University
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11:30 AMPolarization dependence of adsorption on ferroelectric BaTiO3 surfaces
Mosha Zhao, University of Pennsylvania
Winner of CCP 2008 Poster Competition
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11:55 AMAnnouncement of 2008 CCP Award
12:00 AMLunch
1:30 PMChallenges and solutions in diesel emission control
Andy Walker, Johnson Matthey
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2:10 PMThe development of nano-composite electrodes for natural gas-assisted
steam electrolysis for hydrogen production

Raymond J. Gorte, University of Pennsylvania
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2:50 PMCoffee Break
3:10 PMThe use of ultra high field nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy to study the surface structure and catalytic properties of poorly crystalline γ-Al2O3 surfaces
Charles H. F. Peden, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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3:50 PMCatalysis for decentralized hydrogen production
Dion G. Vlachos, University of Delaware
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4:30 PMClosing
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2007 Spring Symposium

7:45 AMRegistration and Refreshments
8:25 AMWelcome
8:30 AMThe Importance of Catalysis in the Conversion of Renewable Resources to Useful Biomaterials
Timothy D. Gierke, DuPont
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9:15 AMHeterogeneous Catalysis for Hydrogenation of Biorenewable Intermediates
Dennis J. Miller, Michigan State
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9:55 AMBREAK
10:10 AMFunctional Mesoporous Metal oxides for Bio-mimetic Cooperative Catalysis and Biodiesel Synthesis
Victor S.-Y. Lin, Iowa State
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10:50 AMReforming of Ethylene Glycol and Ethanol for H2 Production on Bimetallic Surfaces
Jingguang Chen, University of Delaware
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11:20 AMMechanistic Studies of the Steam Reforming of Methanol on Pd/ZnO Catalysts
Eseoghene Jeroro, University of Pennsylvania - Winner 2007 Poster Competition
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11:45 AMAnnouncement of CCP Awardee
11:50 AMLUNCH
1:00 PMThe need for realistic testing in the development of monolithic catalysts for hydrogen generation
Wolfgang Ruettinger, BASF
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1:40 PMHighly Active Catalysts for Production of Hydroxylamine
Jaime R. Blanton, Degussa Corporation
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2:10 PMDiscovery of CO Oxidation and Water Gas Shift Catalysts Using High Throughput Reactors
Joel Cizeron, Symyx
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2:40 PMBREAK
2:55 PMAqueous Phase Catalytic Upgrading of Biomass to Address Fuels and Chemicals
John Holladay, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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3:35 PMCarbon Nanotubes as Heterogeneous Catalyst Supports
Al Metauro, Hyperion Catalysis
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4:05 PMClosing
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