Fundamental Studies of Alloy Surfaces

Thursday, June 9, 2011: 3:40 PM-5:20 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 2 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Organizers:
Galen B. Fisher and Johannes W. Schwank
Chairs:
Beata A. Kilos and Steven J. Schmieg
3:40 PM
Model Studies of Novel Platinum Alloys for Low Temperature Fuel Cells
Tobias P. Johansson, Technical University of Denmark; Angela den Dunnen, Technical University of Denmark; Ifan E. L. Stephens, Technical University of Denmark; Alexsander S. Bondarenko, Ruhr-Universitšt Bochum; Ib Chorkendorff, Technical University of Denmark
4:00 PM
Cooperative catalysis of H+ / Lewis acids on Transesterification of Soybean Oil with Methanol
Shuli Yan, Wayne State University; Craig DiMaggio, Wayne State University; Siddharth Mohan, Wayne State University; Manhoe Kim, Wayne State University; Huali Wang, Wayne State University; Like Yang, Wayne State University; Steven Salley, Wayne State University; Simon Ng, Wayne State University
4:20 PM
Investigation of Benzene Formation from Acetylene on Pt-Sn Alloys with HREELS, TPD and DFT Calculations
Jie Gao, Stevens Institute of Technology; Haibo Zhao, Huntsman Advanced Technology Center; Xiaofang Yang, Lehigh University; Simon G. Podkolzin, Stevens Institute of Technology; Bruce E. Koel, Princeton University
4:40 PM
High-Throughput Characterization of Pd-Alloy H2 Separation Membrane Materials: Catalytic Activity and Surface Composition
James B. Miller, Carnegie Mellon University; Petro Kondratyuk, Carnegie Mellon University; Andrew J. Gellman, Carnegie Mellon University
5:00 PM
Aqueous Phase Alcohol Oxidation on PdZn Catalysts
Banasri Roy, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Barr Halevi, University of New Mexico; Corey Leclerc, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Abhaya K. Datye, University of New Mexico; Plamen Atanassov, University of New Mexico