Chemical Transformations of Glycerol

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:20 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 1 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Eric E. Stangland
Johannes Lercher and Matthew M. Yung
2:10 PM
Oxidative Dehydration of Glycerol to Acrylic Acid over Byfunctional Zeolite Catalyst
Claudio J. A. Mota, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Carolina F M Pestana, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Cássia C Turci, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Antônio C O, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
2:30 PM
Kinetic study of glycerol oxidation network over Pt-Bi/C catalyst
Wenbin Hu, Purdue University; Brian Lowry, Purdue University; Arvind Varma, Purdue University
2:50 PM
Selective Oxidation of Bio-Glycerol with Molecular Oxygen over CuAlMg Hydrotalcite -based Catalysts
Chun Hui Zhou, Zhejiang University of Technology; Jorge Beltramini, University of Queensland; C. X. Cynthia Lin, University of Queensland; Z.P. Xu, University of Queensland; Akshat Tanksale, University of Queensland
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
Mechanistic Insights for the Catalytic Transformation of Glycerol on a Rhodium Catalyst in Basic Media: a Combined Experiment-theory Approach
Florian Auneau, Université de Lyon; Carine Michel, Université de Lyon; Francoise Delbecq, Université de Lyon; Catherine Pinel, IRCELYON, CNRS Université de Lyon; Philippe Sautet, University of Lyon
4:00 PM
Selective Hydrogenolysis of Polyols and Cyclic Ethers by Surface Acid Sites on Rhodium-Rhenium Catalysts
Mei Chia, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Yomaira J. Pagan-Torres, University of Wisconsin-Madison; David Hibbitts, University of Virginia; Qiaohua Tan, University of Virginia; Hien N. Pham, University of New Mexico; Abhaya K. Datye, University of New Mexico; Robert J. Davis, University of Virginia; Matthew Neurock, University of Virginia; James A. Dumesic, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:20 PM
Kinetics and Mechanism of Glycerol Hydrogenolysis using Bimetallic Ru-Re Catalyst
Arely A. Torres, University of Kansas; Bala Subramaniam, University of Kansas; Raghunath V. Chaudhari, University of Kansas
4:40 PM
Structure and Surface Acidity of Pt-Re Bimetallic Catalyst for Hydrothermal Conversion of Bio-Derived Polyols
Liang Zhang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Ayman M. Karim, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; David L. King, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Yong Wang, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
5:00 PM