Heterogeneous Catalysis: The Future of Organic Synthesis?

When: 1 October, 15:00 Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller (LIKAT Rostock) will give a seminar on recent advancements in catalysis. Prof. Dr. Matthias Beller (LIKAT Rostock) will give a 40 minute seminar followed by questions and discussion. Matthias Beller studied chemistry at the University of Göttingen, where he completed his PhD…

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Microbial cell factories – engineering biology for chemicals production

When: 27 October, 15:00 Prof. Nigel Scrutton (Manchester) will talk about biocatalyst engineering and engineering of microbial cell factories for chemicals production. Biocatalyst engineering and the engineering of microbial cell factories for chemicals production has promised to deliver new routes to chemicals production. Major hurdles to scaled production of chemicals…

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Watch Now: Meeting between UK Catalysis Hub and Supergen Bioenergy

When: 6 August 2020Where: Virtual The UK Catalysis Hub and Supergen Bioenergy hub hosted their first joint webinar to explore the role of catalysis in delivering sustainable bioenergy and bioproducts, through efficient biomass conversions.  The development of the UK bioenergy sector requires a whole systems approach, assessing the efficiency and sustainability…

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Arunabhiram Chutia

Keywords: Catalysis Density Functional theory Oxides Zeolites/Zeotypes Carbon Materials Expertise: I employ electronic structure methods to understand catalytic processes at atomic scale. I’m mainly interested in understanding the interaction of catalytically interesting atoms and molecules on the surface of metals and metal oxides. In recent years, I have been actively…

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Joe Wood

Keywords: Chemical engineering Catalysis Reaction engineering Carbon capture Biofuels Expertise:  Joe Wood’s research focuses on the application of catalysis and reactor engineering to solve problems of energy supply, environmental concerns and to deliver chemical products in a more sustainable way.  Research topics include bio-metal nanoparticles, hydrotalcites, carbon supported bimetallic catalysts,…

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Dr Andrew C. Marr

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Head of Year 1 Chemistry, Queen’s University Belfast. What is your background? What made you decide to become a scientist? I grew up in Edinburgh with my elder brother. We both ended up doing PhDs in chemistry in St Andrews in catalysis. I think…

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Dr. Sherry Yiping

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Durham I did my undergraduate degree in the University of Bristol and then obtained a PhD degree in the University of St Andrews working under the supervision of Prof. Paul Kamer and Prof. David Cole-Hamilton. My PhD was in the area of homogeneous catalysis, and…

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