KF25 Catalysis for sustainable energy

Tuesday, June 7, 2011: 1:30 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 3 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Jens K. Norskov, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA


The lecture will discuss some of the challenges to catalyst discovery, the associated challenges to science as well as some approaches to molecular level catalyst design. Specific examples of catalytic processes considered  include the (photo-)electrochemical oxygen evolution and hydrogen evolution reactions, carbon dioxide reduction, and biomass transformation reactions.

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