2018 Spring Symposium

8:00 AMReg­is­tra­tion / Break­fast
8:55 AMOpen­ing Remarks
9:00 AMFab­ri­ca­tion of Nano-Struc­tured Cat­a­lyst Sup­ports by ALD
Prof. Ray­mond J. Gorte, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia
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9:40 AMInflu­ence of Con­fin­ing Envi­ron­ment Polar­i­ty on Ethanol Dehy­dra­tion Catal­y­sis by Lewis Acid Zeo­lites
Prof. Raja­mani Gounder, Pur­due Uni­ver­si­ty
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10:20 AMCof­fee Break
10:40 AMLow tem­per­a­ture NOx stor­age on zeo­lite sup­port­ed Pd for low tem­per­a­ture diesel engine emis­sion con­trol
Dr. Loredana Man­taroşie, John­son Matthey Tech­nol­o­gy Cen­tre
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11:20 AMMech­a­nisms, active inter­me­di­ates, and descrip­tors for epox­i­da­tion rates and selec­tiv­i­ties on dis­persed ear­ly tran­si­tion met­als
Prof. David Fla­her­ty, Uni­ver­si­ty of Illi­nois, Urbana-Cham­paign
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12:00 PMLunch
1:10 PMCom­mer­cial Per­spec­tive of Alter­na­tive Routes to Acrylic Acid Monomer
Dr. Jin­suo Xu, Dow Chem­i­cal Com­pa­ny
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1:50 PMTun­ing the Elec­tro­cat­alyt­ic Oxy­gen Reduc­tion Reac­tion Activ­i­ty of PtCo Nanocrys­tals by Cobalt Con­cen­tra­tion and Phase Trans­for­ma­tion Meth­ods
Jen­nifer D. Lee, Uni­ver­si­ty of Penn­syl­va­nia (Recip­i­ent of the T.A. Koch Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Trav­el Award)
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2:30 PM Award Announce­ment
2:40 PMCof­fee Break
2:55 PMSelec­tive Cat­alyt­ic Oxi­da­tion of Alco­hols over Sup­port­ed Met­al Nanopar­ti­cles and Atom­i­cal­ly-Dis­persed Met­al Cations
Prof. Robert J. Davis, Uni­ver­si­ty of Vir­ginia
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3:35 PMUsing Water as a Co-cat­a­lyst in Het­ero­ge­neous Catal­y­sis to Improve Activ­i­ty and Selec­tiv­i­ty
Prof. Lars C. Grabow, Uni­ver­si­ty of Hous­ton
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4:15 PMRenew­able Iso­prene By Sequen­tial Hydro­gena­tion of Ita­con­ic Acid and Dehy­dra-Decy­cliza­tion of 3-Methyl-Tetrahy­dro­fu­ran
Dr. Omar Abdel­rah­man, Uni­ver­si­ty of Min­neso­ta
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4:55 PMClos­ing Remarks
5:00 PMCon­fer­ence Adjourns
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