Novel Solvents/Solvent Effects in Catalysis

Friday, June 10, 2011: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 2 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Organizers:
Johannes W. Schwank and Galen B. Fisher
Chairs:
Paul Fanson and Phillip E. Savage
8:00 AM
 Keynote 
Gas-expanded Liquids: Pressure-Tunable Solvents for Catalysis
Bala Subramaniam, University of Kansas
8:40 AM
Harvesting Homogeneous Catalysts for Reuse
Elizabeth J. Biddinger, Georgia Institute of Technology; Ali Z. Fadhel, Georgia Institute of Technology; Wilmarie Medina-Ramos, Georgia Institute of Technology; Rani Jha, Georgia Institute of Technology; Andy Wu, Georgia Institute of Technology; Pamela Pollet, Georgia Institute of Technology; Charles L. Liotta, Georgia Institute of Technology; Charles A. Eckert, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:00 AM
Understanding solvent effects on the liquid phase hydrogenation of ketoisophorone
Helen Moor, CenTACat, Queen's University Belfast; Helen Daly, CenTACat, Queen's University Belfast; Chris Hardacre, Queen's University Belfast; David W. Rooney, Queen's University Belfast
9:20 AM
Novel Hybrid Nanoparticles that Catalyze Reactions at the Water/Oil Interface in Emulsion Systems
Jimmy Faria, University of Oklahoma; M. Pilar Ruiz, University of Oklahoma; Teerawit Prasomsri, University of Oklahoma; Daniel E. Resasco, University of Oklahoma
9:40 AM
Solvent Effects during the Homogeneous Hydrogenation of Alkenes with Wilkinson's Catalyst: A Calorimetric, NMR and EXAFS Study
Eric G. Moschetta, The Pennsylvania State University; Robert M. Rioux, Pennsylvania State University
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
How Catalyst Supports Influence The Selectivity In Removal Of Nitrite From Drinking Water
Leon Lefferts, University of Twente; Jitendra Kumar Chinthaginjala, University of Twente
11:00 AM
Intramolecular Dehydration of Polyalcohol Compounds in High-Temperature Liquid Water Enhanced by High-Pressure Carbon Dioxide
Aritomo Yamaguchi, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST); Norihito Hiyoshi, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST); Osamu Sato, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST); Masayuki Shirai, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
11:20 AM
Ionic Liquid Stabilized Rh Nanoparticles for Citral Cyclodehydration
Xian-Yang Quek, Eindhoven University of Technology; Yejun Guan, Eindhoven University of Technology; Emiel J.M. Hensen, Eindhoven University of Technology
11:40 AM
Selective Hydrogenation of Benzene to Cyclohexene with Ionic Liquids as Reaction Modifier
Frederick Schwab, Technische Universitšt Darmstadt; Jens Loeber, Technische Universitšt Darmstadt; Martin Lucas, Technische Universitšt Darmstadt; Peter Claus, Technische Universitšt Darmstadt