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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