2013 Spring Symposium

8:00 amRegistration and Continental Breakfast
8:55 amOpening Remarks
9:00 amCharles H.F. PedenNew Insights into the Synthesis of Methanol on Copper
Charles H. F. Peden, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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9:50 amJeffrey GreeleyA First Principles View of Reactivity Trends in Heterogeneous Catalysis and Electrocatalysis
Jeffrey Greeley, Purdue University
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10:40 amCoffee Break
11:00 amMichael A. SmithSupported Catalysts: Does Surface Roughness Matter? A Case Study With VOx-SBA-15
Michael A. Smith, Villanova University
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11:50 amThomas R. GordonNonaqueous Strategies to Manipulate the Morphology, Phase, and Photocatalytic Activity of Monodisperse TiO2 Nanocrystals
Thomas R. Gordon, University of Pennsylvania - CCP Stu­dent Poster Com­pe­ti­tion winner
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12:10 pmLunch Buffet
1:10 pmThomas F. DegnanCatalysis in a Pocket: The MCM-22 Story
Thomas F. Degnan, Jr., ExxonMobil - 2012 Ciapetta Award Lecture
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2:10 pmDongxia LiuCatalytic Characterization of Hierarchical Meso-/microporous Lamellar Zeolite Catalysts
Dongxia Liu, University of Maryland - College Park
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3:00 pm Announcement of 2013 Catalysis Club of Philadelphia Award Winner
3:05 pmCoffee Break
3:20 pmMichael T. KleinSoftware Tools for the Construction of Detailed Kinetic Models
Michael T. Klein, University of Delaware
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4:10 pmAndrew M. RappePolar substrates and nonstoichiometric surfaces:
new routes to active and controllable heterogeneous catalysts

Andrew M. Rappe, University of Pennsylvania
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5:00 pmClosing Remarks
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