Biomass Conversion to Fuels II

Tuesday, June 4, 2013: 3:40 PM-5:20 PM
Ballroom A (Galt House Hotel)
James J. Spivey, National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA and Ajay K. Dalai, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
3:40 PM
Single-site Tin Catalysts for Glucose Conversions
Zhongliang Ernest Shen, Xianliang Hou, Harold H. Kung and Mayfair C. Kung, Northwestern University, USA.
4:00 PM
Ceria Catalyzed Ketonization of Biomass-derived Organic Acids
Brent H. Shanks and Ryan Snell, Iowa State University, USA.
4:20 PM
Bi-Functional Catalyst for Conversion of 2-Methylfuran to Biodiesel
Cun Wen, Jason Hattrick-Simpers and Jochen Lauterbach, University of South Carolina, USA.
4:40 PM
Characterization and Reactivity of Calcium-rich Layers, Formed on Olivine Catalysts during Biomass Gasification
Remco Lancee, Hans Fredriksson, Peter Thüne, Hubert Veringa and J.W. (Hans) Niemantsverdriet, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.
5:00 PM
Aldol Condensation of 2,5-hexanedione as a Tunable Platform Molecule for Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Products
Eric Sacia and Alexis T. Bell, University of California Berkeley, USA.