Biomass Conversion (II)

Wednesday, June 8, 2011: 9:40 AM-12:00 PM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Organizer:
Levi T. Thompson
Chairs:
Christopher L. Marshall and Susannah L. Scott
9:40 AM
Does K benefit the hydrogen production from bio-alcohols over Pt/CeO2 catalyst?
Zhong He, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Xianqin Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology
10:00 AM
Catalytic Deoxygenation of Caprylic Acid over PdAu/C
Keyi Sun, North Carolina State University; H. Henry Lamb, North Carolina State University
10:20 AM
Hydrodeoxygenation Pathways and Selectivity Descriptors for the Conversion of Propanoic Acid to Alkanes over Pd(111) Catalysts
Jianmin Lu, University of South Carolina; Andreas Heyden, University of South Carolina
10:40 AM
DEOXYGENATION OF GUAIACOL OVER SUPPORTED METAL CATALYSTS
Tanate Danuthai, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR; Silvia Dewiyanti, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR; Michael Tasrif, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR; Jie Chang, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR; Thiam Peng Ang, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR; Chuan Wang, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR; Armando Borgna, Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences-A*STAR
11:00 AM
Hierarchical Mechanism Development for Complex Reaction Networks of Biomass: Conversion of glycerol to synthesis gas over Platinum
Ying Chen, University of Delaware; Michael Salciccioli, University of Delaware; Dionisios G. Vlachos, University of Delaware
11:20 AM
(100) Facets of γ-Al2O3: the Active Surfaces for Alcohol Dehydration Reactions
Ja Hun Kwak, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Donghai Mei, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Roger Rousseau, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; JŠnos Szanyi, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Charles H.F. Peden, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
11:40 AM
Hydrodeoxygenation of 2-ethylphenol over molybdenum based catalysts
Yilda Romero, UMR CNRS 6503, Catalyse en Chimie Organique; Frederic Richard, UMR CNRS 6503, Catalyse en Chimie Organique; Sylvette Brunet, UMR CNRS 6503, Catalyse en Chimie Organique