Epoxidation of Olefins

Wednesday, June 8, 2011: 9:40 AM-12:00 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 1 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Eric E. Stangland
Ajay M. Joshi and T. Alexander Nijhuis
9:40 AM
The Nature of the Gold Active Sites in Au/TS-1 for Gas-phase Epoxidation of Propylene
Wen-Sheng Lee, Purdue University; M. Cem Akatay, Purdue University; Rong Zhang, Purdue University; Chelsey D. Baertsch, Purdue University; Eric Stach, Purdue University; Fabio H. Ribeiro, Purdue University; W. Nicholas Delgass, Purdue University
10:00 AM
Size-Dependent Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of Subnanometer and Nanometer Size Silver Clusters in the Partial Oxidation of Propylene to Propylene Oxide and Acrolein
Stefan Vajda, Argonne National Laboratory and Yale University; Sungsik Lee, Argonne National Laboratory; Byeongdu Lee, Argonne National Laboratory; Sönke Seifert, Argonne National Laboratory; Jeffrey W. Elam, Argonne National Laboratory; Michael J. Pellin, Argonne National Laboratory; Randall E. Winans, Argonne National Laboratory; Larry A. Curtiss, Argonne National Laboratory; Jeffrey Greeley, Argonne National Laboratory; Faisal Mehmood, Argonne National Laboratory; Paul C. Redfern, Argonne National Laboratory; Luis M. Molina, Universidad Valladolid; Julio A. Alonso, Universidad Valladolid; Giovanni Barcaro, IPCF-CNR Pisa; Alessandro Fortunelli, IPCF-CNR Pisa; Yu Lei, Argonne National Laboratory; Randall J. Meyer, University of Illinois Chicago; Arantxa Fraile-Rodríguez9, Swiss Light Source; Armin Kleibert, Swiss Light Source; Suzanne Giorgio, CINaM-CNRS and Aix-Marseille Université; Claude R. Henry, CINaM-CNRS and Aix-Marseille Université; Detre Teschner, Fritz-Haber-Institut; Robert Schlögl, Fritz-Haber-Institute of Max-Planck-Society; Kristian Sell, Universität Rostock; Ingo Barke, Universität Rostock; Viola von Oeynhausen, Universität Rostock; Karl-Heinz Meiwes-Broer, Universität Rostock
10:20 AM
Novel High-Purity High-Strength Alpha Alumina Supports for Ethylene Oxide Catalysis
Wojciech L. Suchanek, Sawyer Technical Materials, LLC; Juan M. Garcés, Consultant, LLC
10:40 AM
Identification of oxygen species active in ethylene epoxidation on silver catalysts with Raman spectroscopy and DFT calculations
Tao Chen, Stevens Institute of Technology; Amrita Pal, Stevens Institute of Technology; Jih-Mirn Jehng, National Chung Hsing University; Israel E. Wachs, Lehigh University; Simon G. Podkolzin, Stevens Institute of Technology
11:00 AM
Design of Single-site Ti-containing Hierarchical Porous Silica Materials with Enhanced Catalytic Performances
Takashi Kamegawa, Osaka university; Norihiko Suzuki, Osaka university; Hiromi Yamashita, Osaka university
11:20 AM
Zeolite Confined Nano-Titania Catalyst Nailed Down
Jian-jie Liang, 1Accelrys Inc.; George B. Fitzgerald, Accelrys; Istvan Halasz, PQ Corporation
11:40 AM
Ruthenium nanoparticles supported on silica for free solvent aerobic epoxidation of fatty methyl esters
Yannick Pouilloux, University of Poitiers; Stefano Casciato, INSTITUT MEURICE; Vincent Dubois, INSTITUT MEURICE