Biomass Conversion to Chemicals IV

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 9:40 AM-12:00 PM
Ballroom A (Galt House Hotel)
Sergio Fuentes, Centro de Nanociencias y Nanotecnologia, UNAM, Mexico and Atsushi Fukuoka, Hokkaido University, Japan.
9:40 AM
Development of Catalysts on Water-Stable ZrCr Carrier for Sorbitol Hydrogenolysis to Glycols
Wenqin Shen, Franz Petzold, Karen Libby and Wayne Turbeville, Clariant BU Catalysts, USA.
10:00 AM
Tuning the Selectivity in Glycerol Dehydration Reaction by Precise Control of Acid-Base Features of Solid Catalysts
Aline Auroux, Dusan Stosic and Simona Bennici, Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et l'Environnement de Lyon (IRCELYON), France.
10:20 AM
Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol into Propylene Glycol Over Cu/ZnO/Al2O3 Catalyst via Gel Co-precipitation
Yuanqing Liu, Nagaraju Pasupulety, Kamalakar Gunda, Flora T. T. Ng and Garry L. Rempel, University of Waterloo, Canada.
10:40 AM
Production of Propanediol and Acetol from Glycerol on Cu-Pd/TiO2 Catalysts under Basic Conditions
Alba Ardila and Gustavo A. Fuentes, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico.
11:00 AM
PolyPPh3: A Heterogeneous Catalyst for the Pd-Catalyzed Telomerization of Lignin-Derived Phenolics
Peter J. C. Hausoul, Pieter C. A. Bruijnincx, Frank Hendriks, Robertus J. M. Klein Gebbink and Bert M. Weckhuysen, Utrecht University, Netherlands.
11:20 AM
High Pressure Catalytic Reaction Pathways and Kinetics of the Lignin Model Compound Dihydroeugenol over 2%Pt/ZrO2
Sara L. Yohe, W. Nicholas Delgass, Fabio H. Ribeiro and Rakesh Agrawal, Purdue University, USA.
11:40 AM
Design of Ru Loaded Zeolite Catalysts for Hydrogen-free Production of Conjugate Linoleic Acids and Conjugated Oils
An Philippaerts, Joost Van Aelst, Pierre A. Jacobs and Bert F. Sels, KU Leuven, Belgium.