2019 Seminar Series

April 18, 2019

William F. Schneider

University of Nortre Dame
10:00 AM in 366 Colburn Lab

Abstract: “Modeling and Exploiting Non-idealities in Nitrogen Catalysis”

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Past Seminars


Dec. 13, 2018
Bert Sels, KU Leuven
Abstract: “The Role of Heterogeneous Catalysis in Biomass Conversion”

May 18, 2018
Lars Grabow, University of Houston
Abstract: “Design of Diesel Oxidation Catalysts with Improved Activity at Reduced Temperature Using Computational Methods”

Apr. 18, 2018
Ezra Clark, University of California at Berkeley
Abstract: “Enhancing the Selectivity of Electrochemical CO2 Reduction to Multi-Carbon Oxygenates”

Feb. 13, 2018
Kristen Severson, Ph.D. Candidate, Massachusettes Institute of Technology
Abstract: “Data-driven modeling in complex systems”

Past Seminars


George C. A. Schuit Lecture
Nov. 17, 2017
Nenad Markovic, Argonne National Laboratory
Abstract: “The Renaissance of Electrochemistry”

Sep. 15, 2017
Abhaya Datye, University of New Mexico
Abstract: “Designing Catalysts for Meeting the DOE 150 °C Challenge for Exhaust Emissions”

Aug. 23, 2017
Wai Yeung (Raymond) Wong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Abstract: “Multifunctional Polymetallaynes: Properties, Functions and Applications”

Aug. 16, 2017
Dan Zhao, National University of Singapore
Abstract: “Engineering Applications of Advanced Porous Materials”

Aug. 3, 2017
Patricia Kooyman, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Abstract: “Bridging the Pressure Gap in Transmission Electron Microscopy”

June 22, 2017
Speaker: Yi Rao, Temple University
Abstract: Abstract: Ultrafast Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Spectroscopy for Materials and Environmental Applications

May 4, 2017
Speaker: Joshua Pacheco, Zeolyst International
Abstract: Lewis acid Molecular Sieves as Diels-Alder Catalysts for the Production of Biomass-derived Terephthalic Acid

March 23, 2017
Speaker: Daniel Esposito, (Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2012) Assistant Professor, Columbia University
Abstract: Hydrogen Production from Water Electrolysis— With and Without Membranes

March 16, 2017
Speaker: Alan Allgeier, Principal Investigator, DuPont Central Research & Development
Abstract: Catalysis for Sustainable Chemistry: Process Development and Catalyst Characterization

February 28, 2017
Speaker: Michael Tsapatsis, Amundson Chair, University of Minnesota
Abstract: “2-Dimensional Zeolites”

February 3, 2017
Speaker: Lixin Xue, Professor/Deputy Director, Center of Membrane & Water Treatment, Zhejiang University, China
Abstract: “Syntheses and Applications of Ionic Conducting Polymers Bearing Fluorinated Sulfonylimide Groups”

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