Research Fellow in Computational Modelling of Heterogeneous Catalysis (fixed term)

Metal Atoms on Surfaces and Interfaces (MASI) is a large-scale multidisciplinary project spearheaded by four UK universities (Nottingham, Cardiff, Cambridge, and Birmingham) simultaneously addressing two grand challenges: sustainable use of metals and low-carbon technologies. The project is motivated by natural (limited resource of critical metals) and anthropogenic (overpopulation, global warming)…

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PDRA position available in the Durham Catalysis Group

An exciting new EPSRC-funded PDRA position is available in the Durham Catalysis Group with Simon Beaumont on new approaches to the dynamic operation of heterogeneous catalysts:  Deadline 3rd August 2021. The work will be supervised by Dr Simon Beaumont. Informal enquiries to Simon.Beaumont@durham.ac.uk welcome. For more information and to apply visit: https://durham.taleo.net/careersection/du_ext/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000642&tz=GMT%2B01%3A00&tzname=Europe%2FLondon

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Reflections on an Asymmetric Career Path

This talk will provide short vignettes across my career, which began in academic heterogeneous catalysis research, moved though pharmaceutical process R&D, and back into academia, exploring homogeneous catalysis in the origin of biological homochirality. Research across chemistry and chemical engineering positions in three different countries led me from autocatalysis (automotive)…

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New UK Catalysis Hub Research Associate position in Heterogeneous Catalysis

An 18-month Research Associate position in Heterogeneous Catalysis is available within the UK Catalysis Hub group at the University of Manchester at Harwell. The post will deliver novel multifunctional catalytic materials design to facilitate multistep catalytic processes in one-pot. For further information https://www.jobs.manchester.ac.uk/displayjob.aspx?jobid=19713

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Maria Olea

Keywords: heterogeneous catalysis volatile organic compounds elimination and biomass waste polymers municipal solid waste conversion environmentally friendly fuels Expertise: Maria, who is originally from Romania and has more than 37 years’ experience in teaching and research, came to Teesside University in January 2007. After leaving Romania in 1999, where she,…

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Xiaodong Wang

Keywords: Heterogeneous catalysis Cofactor regeneration NADH/NAD+ Hydrogenation Cooperative/tandem catalysis   Expertise: Xiaodong has recently been appointed as a Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at Lancaster University (September 2019). Prior to this, he was a Lecturer in Chemical Engineering at the University of Aberdeen (2015-2019), Postdoctoral Research Associate at Heriot-Watt University, where he…

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Philip W. Dyer

Keywords: Homogeneous/heterogeneous catalysis Olefin oligomerisation Organophosphorus chemistry Gas-to-liquids Carbonylation Expertise: Phil Dyer undertakes research broadly spanning a number of areas of synthetic inorganic chemistry including organometallic, organophosphorus and co-ordination chemistry, as well as homo- and hetero-geneous catalysis. His group’s work focuses on the preparation and characterisation of molecular transition metal complexes and functionalised organic and heteroatom-containing ligands. Additionally, his group have interests in…

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