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TUe-ICAT Joint International Symposium on Catalysis for Sustainable Society

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de Zwarte Doos

2 Den Dolech

5612 AZ Eindhoven


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Under a new incentive to foster discussions on catalysis for sustainable society, the Institute of Catalysis (Hokkaido, Japan) and Eindhoven University of Technology will be holding a joint international symposium on the above theme in Eindhoven on 3 November 2017.

Where: de Zwarte Doos, TU/e campus, Eindhoven


8:30-8:35 Opening address Kiyotaka Asakura (ICAT)

8:35-8:40 Welcome address Emiel Hensen (Eindhoven University of Technology TU/e)

8:40-9:20 Atsushi Fukuoka (ICAT) "Conversion of cellulosic biomass by heterogeneous catalysts"

9:20-10:00 Dirk DeVos (KU Leuven) "Selective defunctionalization of N-containing biobased molecules"

10:00-10:20 Pieter Bruijnincx (Utrecht University) "Catalyst development for the valorization of biomass-derived platform molecules"

10:20-10:30 Coffee break

10:30-10:50 Kiyotaka Nakajima (ICAT) "Lewis acid-base catalysis for sugar conversion"

10:50-11:10 Tim Noel (TU/e) "Innovation in catalytic methodology development through flow chemistry"

11:10-11:30 Kenichi Shimizu (ICAT) "Catalytic reductive transformations of carboxylic acid derivatives and CO2"

11:30-12:10 Atsushi Urakawa (The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology) "Hunting surface intermediates and active sites in carbon dioxide conversion catalysis"

12:10-13:20 Lunch break

13:20-14:00 Marc Koper (Leiden University) "Electrocatalysis for a sustainable society"

14:00-14:20 Jan Philipp Hofmann (TU/e) "Transition metal sulfides for chemical energy conversion"

14:20-14:40 Shinya Furukawa (ICAT) "Catalytic chemistry of ordered alloys"

14:40-15:00 Kiyotaka Asakura (ICAT) "Ultra-Fast XAFS for the Local Structure Analysis of Photocatalysts"

15:00-15:20 Coffee break

15:20-16:00 Emiel Hensen (TU/e) "The hydrocarbon pool mechanism of methane aromatization on Mo/ZSM-5"

16:00-16:20 Evgeny Pidko (TUDelft) "Mechanistic complexity behind the selective oxidation of methane over single-site zeolite and MOF-based catalysts"

16:20-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:10 Ryu Abe (Kyoto University) "New Mixed Anion Photocatalysts for Visible Light Induced Water Splitting"

17:10-17:50 Jorge Gascon (TUDelft, KAUST) "From single atom to nanoparticle based heterogeneous catalysts using MOFs and COFs"

17:50-18:00 Closing remarks Atsushi Fukuoka (ICAT)

18:00-19:00 Poster session

19:30- Social program at restaurant Flo in Holiday Inn

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de Zwarte Doos

2 Den Dolech

5612 AZ Eindhoven


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