Biomass Conversion to Chemicals III

Monday, June 3, 2013: 3:40 PM-5:20 PM
Ballroom A (Galt House Hotel)
James A. Dumesic, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA and Burcu Bayram, BASF Corporation, USA.
3:40 PM
4:20 PM
Solid Acid Catalysts Modified with Poly-(vinyl pyrrolidone) for the Selective Production of Biomass-derived 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural
Ricardo Alamillo1, Anthony J. Crisci1, Jean Marcel Gallo1, Susannah L. Scott2 and James A. Dumesic1, (1)University of Wisconsin Madison, USA, (2)University of California Santa Barbara, USA.
4:40 PM
A DFT Study of the Acid-Catalyzed Conversion of 2,5-Dimethylfuran and Ethylene to p-Xylene
Nima Nikbin, Stavros Caratzoulas and Dionisios G. Vlachos, University of Delaware, USA.
5:00 PM
Bond Scission Sequence of Biomass Derivatives on Bimetallic and Carbide Catalysts
Weiting Yu, Mark A. Barteau and Jingguang G. Chen, University of Delaware, USA.