mc2 -Materials, Characterization, and Catalysis Workshop

Symposium Agenda

Materials, Characterization, and Catalysis workshop

ETH Zurich, 15-17 January 2018 

January 15
12:00 Registration
12:30 Opening remarks
12:35 Tailoring porous organic polymers towards reducing CO2 emissions
Prof. Ali Coskun, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
13:20 Engineering defects in MOFs
Dr. Andraž Krajnc, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
13:40 ADOR and related chemistry of zeolites: Intelligent design of new materials
Dr. Maksym Opanasenko, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Czech Republic
14:00

Ionic liquid-coated single-site supported metal catalysts with tunable performance

Alper Uzun, Koç University, Turkey

14:20 Coffee break
15:00 Innovative tools to probe complex pore networks in catalysts
Dr. Sharon Mitchell, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
15:45 Unraveling structure sensitivity in CO2 hydrogenation over Ni
Charlotte Vogt, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
16:05 The polar KTaO3 (001) surface studied by combined STM/AFM
Dr. Martin Setvín, TU Wien, Austria
16:25 Using calorimetry to further understand ‘negative gas adsorption’ in DUT-49
Dr. Paul Iacomi, Aix-Marseille University, France
16:45 End of day


January 16

09:00 Shedding 'bright' light on structure-function relationships in heterogeneous catalytic materials
Prof. Andrew Beale, UCL, UK
09:45 Answering catalytic questions at the microscopic scale using advanced raman imaging
Guillaume Fleury, KU Leuven, Belgium
10:05 Unravelling the structure of nanoporous materials using electron crystallography
Dr. Tom Willhammar, Stockholm University, Sweden
10:25 Coffee break
11:00 Molecular approach to adsorption in multiscale porous materials
Prof. Benoit Coasne, University Grenoble-Alpes, France
11:45 Revealing transient concentration of CO2 in mixed matrix membrane by IR microimaging
Seungtaik Hwang, Leipzig University, Germany
12:05 Use of classical density functional theory to study flow effects on surface reactions under nano-confinement        Dr. Lian Cheng, UCL, UK
12:25 Lunch
14:00 Catalyst design for an efficient use of biomass and CO2 as renewable carbon sources
Prof. Regina Palkovits, Aachen University, Germany
14:45 Outstanding methane oxidation performance over Pd embedded ceria catalysts
Maila Danielis, University of Udine, Italy
15:05 Unique reactivity of Ag and mechanistic insights into selective CO2 hydrogenation to methyl formate
Juan José Corral, ICIQ, Spain
15:25 Liquid phase furfural hydrogenation using monometallic and bimetallic catalysts supported on carbon: Batch vs. continuous flow
Dr. Pepijn Prinsen, University of Cordoba, Spain
15:45 A heterogeneous single-atom palladium catalyst surpassing homogeneous catalysts for Suzuki coupling
Dr. Gianvito Vilé, Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Switzerland
16:05

Poster Session- For full details See Our Oral & Poster Session Page                                                                         Light hors d'oeuvres and refreshments served

18:00 End of day


January 17

09:00 New concepts in heterogeneous catalysis beyond linear scaling relationships
Prof. Núria López, ICIQ, Spain
09:45 Theoretical insights into the oxygen reduction reaction: From platinum towards doped graphene systems
Dr. Donato Fantauzzi, University of Iceland, Iceland
10:05 Ligand effects on nanoclusters and nanoparticles
Dr. Lars Gell, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
10:25 Coffee break
11:00 Adhesion induced changes of Co3O4/-Al2O3 catalyst morphology, facets reconstruction and oxide-support interfaces: Ab-initio DFT and STEM/TEM account
Joanna Grybos, Jagiellonian University, Poland
11:20 Advances in adsorption techniques
Dr. Jeff Kenvin, Micromeritics Instruments Corporation, USA
12:05 Closing and prizes


Ali-Coskun

Synthesis of Nanostructured Materials

Prof. Ali Coskun

Session Chair and Invited Lecturer

University of Fribourg, Germany

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Modeling Porous Solids and Confined Fluids

Prof. Benoit Coasne

Session Chair and Invited Lecturer

Grenoble Alpes University, France

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Advanced Characterization Approaches

Prof. Andrew  Beale

Session Chair and Invited Lecturer

University College London, UK

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Reactivity and Catalysis

Prof. Regina Palkovits

Session Chair and Invited Lecturer

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

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Simulating Chemical Processes

Prof. Núria López

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Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain

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