Group News

Oct 02, 2015: J. Catal. paper highly accessed

Our paper on strong metal-support interactions in collaboration with Professors Huber, Kuech and Dumesic is the #2 most downloaded paper in the Journal of Catalysis in the last 90 days.

Sep 28, 2015: Joe's paper Editor's Choice in ACS Catalysis

Joe's paper titled "Enhanced Two-Dimensional Dispersion of Group V Metal Oxides on Silica" is Editor's Choice and Front Cover in ACS Catalysis Vol. 5 Issue 10. It is the most downloaded article in the last month and already number 4 in the last 12 months! 

Sep 22-23, 2015: Casey Award Lecture

Matthias Beller visits UW-Madison to deliver the Casey award lecture. 

Aug 16-20, 2015: ACS meeting in Boston

Carlos and Florian participated at the Fall meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in Boston.
Carlos had a poster with the title "Heterogeneous catalysis: Synthesis and spectroscopy of supported metal oxide catalysts for natural gas upgrading" in the Academic Employment Initiative and gave a presentation titled "Positive influence of promoters on the dispersion of metal oxide on SiO2 support" in the Metal Oxide Catalysts Session. 

Jun 21-25, 2015: Profs. Hermans and Stahl organize ADHOC 2015

Jun. 21-25, 2015: professors Hermans and Stahl organize ADHOC 2015, an International Symposium on the Activation of Dioxygen and Homogeneous Oxidation Catalysis, in Madison

Jun. 14-19, 2015: NAM24 in Pittsburgh

At the 24th North American Catalysis Society Meeting in Pittsburgh several people presented contributions:

Florian's presentations was titled: "Can Single Sites Create Multi Peak Spectra? Modeling Finite Temperature Infrared Spectra of CO and NO Adsorbed in Cu-SSZ-13"

Jun. 14, 2015: Alessandro receives award for his Ph.D. thesis

Alessandro won the A. Parmaliana Award given by the Interdivisional Group of Catalysis (GIC) of the Italian Chemical Society for the best Ph.D. thesis in catalysis for sustainable development. He has been invited to present his work titled "Glycerol Oxdehydration to Acrylic Acid on complex mixed-metal oxides" at the joined congress of CIS-6, GIC and AIZ in Amantea, Italy June 14-17 2015. 

May 14, 2015: Alessandro speaking at CCC

Alessandro is giving a talk at the Chicago Catalysis Club meeting in Naperville, IL on "Innovative catalysts and mechanistic studies for the conversion of biobased alcohols".