Fundamentals of Catalysis: Mechanisms and Elementary Steps II

Thursday, June 6, 2013: 8:00 AM-9:40 AM
Segell (Galt House Hotel)
Bruce C. Gates, University of California Davis, USA and Stuart Soled, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co., USA.
8:00 AM
 Keynote 
Activation of O2, CO and CH4 on Defective MgO Surfaces
Joachim Sauer, Matthias Baldofski, Karolina Kwapien and Sabrina Sicolo, Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin, Germany.
8:40 AM
Determining Driving Forces for Metal Catalyzed C-C Bond Rupture in Hydrocarbons
David W. Flaherty1,2, Elif Gurbuz2 and Enrique Iglesia2, (1)University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, (2)University of California Berkeley, USA.
9:00 AM
Single-Site Zn/SiO2 Catalyst for C-H Activation: Insights from Theory
Ujjal Das1, Hacksung Kim1,2, Neil M. Schweitzer1, Bo Hu3, Jeffrey P. Greeley1, Peter C. Stair1,2, Jeffrey T. Miller1, Adam S. Hock1,3 and Larry A. Curtiss1, (1)Argonne National Laboratory, USA, (2)Northwestern University, USA, (3)Illinois Institute of Technology, USA.
9:20 AM
C-O Activation and C-C Bond Formation in Synthesis Gas Conversion
Brett Loveless1, David Hibbitts1, Corneliu Buda2, Thomas Lawlor2, Matthew Neurock2 and Enrique Iglesia1,3, (1)University of California Berkeley, USA, (2)University of Virginia, USA, (3)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA.