Fundamentals of Catalysis: Structure-function Relationships

Wednesday, June 5, 2013: 9:40 AM-12:00 PM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Giuseppe Bellussi, Eni Refining & Marketing Division, Italy and C.Y. Chen, University of California at Davis, USA.
9:40 AM
Propylene (C3=) Metathesis on WOx/SiO2 catalysts: Molecular Structure Reactivity/Selectivity Relationships
Soe Lwin1, Nikolaos Soultanidis2, Anitha Patlolla3, Anatoly I. Frenkel3, Michael S. Wong2 and Israel E. Wachs1, (1)Lehigh University, USA, (2)Rice University, USA, (3)Yeshiva University, USA.
10:00 AM
Structure/Function Relationships and Thermodynamic Descriptors for Catalytic Activity of Alcohols with MO3 (M=W,Mo) Based Materials
Roger Rousseau1, Zdenek Dohnalek1, David Dixon2, Bruce D. Kay1, Zhenjun Li1, Yu Kwon Kim1, Zongtang Fang2 and Mathew Kelley2, (1)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA, (2)University of Alabama, USA.
10:20 AM
Effect of Structure and Reduction Upon the Surface Chemistry of Acetaldehyde On CeO2 Nanoshapes
Meijun Li, Florencia Calaza, Zili Wu, David Mullins and Steven H. Overbury, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA.
10:40 AM
The Active Site for Propene Metathesis in MoOx/SBA-15
Kazuhiko Amakawa1, Sabine Wrabetz1, Jutta Kröhnert1, Michael Hävecker1,2, Chunsheng Guo1, Lili Sun1, Klaus Hermann1, Israel E. Wachs3, Soe Lwin3, Anatoly I. Frenkel4, Anitha Patlolla4, Robert Schlögl1 and Annette Trunschke1, (1)Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Germany, (2)Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin / BESSY II, Germany, (3)Lehigh University, USA, (4)Yeshiva University, USA.
11:00 AM
Active Sites and Mechanistic Details in the Activation of C-H Bonds on Metal and Oxide Clusters
Ya-Huei (Cathy) Chin1, Corneliu Buda2, Matthew Neurock2 and Enrique Iglesia3, (1)University of Toronto, Canada, (2)University of Virginia, USA, (3)University of California Berkeley, USA.
11:20 AM
11:40 AM
Light-off in CO Oxidation by Pd Nanoparticles, Induced by Abrupt Formation of a Highly Active, Transient Surface Oxide
Ryan C. Davis, Udayshankar G. Singh and Susannah L. Scott, University of California Santa Barbara, USA.