Biomass Conversion (VI)

Friday, June 10, 2011: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Columbus Ballroom (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Levi T. Thompson
John Hoard and Helge Toufar
8:00 AM
DFT investigations of the conversion of biomass-derived compounds into fuels and chemicals by noble metal catalysis
Bin Liu, Argonne National Laboratory; Jeffrey Greeley, Argonne National Laboratory
8:20 AM
Brønsted Acid-Catalyzed Conversion of Hemicellulose to Monosaccharides in 1-Ethyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride
Kristopher R. Enslow, University of California, Berkeley; Alexis T. Bell, University of California, Berkeley
8:40 AM
Transformation of Sulfur Species on Regenerated Nickel Catalysts used for Biomass-syngas Conditioning
Matthew M. Yung, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Singfoong Cheah, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Kimberly A. Magrini-Bair, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; John N. Kuhn, University of South Florida
9:00 AM
Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Triglyceride Hydrogenation
Adam C. Lausche, University of Michigan; Levi T. Thompson, University of Michigan
9:20 AM
A theoretical study of two dehydration reactions in water: fructose to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and glycerol to acrolein
Stavros Caratzoulas, University of Delaware; Dionisios G. Vlachos, University of Delaware
10:00 AM
10:20 AM
Reactive extraction of levulinate esters and conversion to ã-valerolactone for production of liquid fuels
James A. Dumesic, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Elif Gurbuz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jesse Bond, University of Wisconsin-Madison; David Martin Alonso, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:40 AM
Selective Deoxygenation of Furfural over Metal Catalysts: Experimental and Theoretical Studies
Surapas Sitthisa, University of Oklahoma; Tawan Sooknoi, University of Oklahoma; Teerawit Prasomsri, University of Oklahoma; Wei An, University of Oklahoma; Daniel E. Resasco, University of Oklahoma
11:00 AM
An Integrated Catalytic Approach to Glycerol Hydrogenolysis
Stijn Van de Vyver, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Els D'Hondt, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven; Pierre A. Jacobs, Catholic University of Leuven; Bert F. Sels, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
11:20 AM
Performance testing of TiO2 and CeO2 coated Al2O3 as supports for platinum catalysts for 1-propanol conversion
Rodrigo Javier Lobo-Lapidus, Argonne National Laboratory; Anil U. Mane, Argonne National Laboratory; Jeffrey W. Elam, Argonne National Laboratory; Christopher L. Marshall, Argonne National Laboratory
11:40 AM
Heteroatom doped carbon prepared by pyrolysis of bio-derived amino acid as highly active catalysts for oxygen electro-reduction reaction
Chang Hyuck Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Sung Hyeon Park, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology; Seong Ihl Woo, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology