Catalysis for Petrochemicals I

Monday, June 3, 2013: 9:40 AM-12:00 PM
French (Galt House Hotel)
Robert J. Farrauto, Columbia University, USA and Bruce Cook, BP, USA.
9:40 AM
Advances in Industrial Petrochemical Catalysts
Jeffery C. Bricker, UOP LLC, a Honeywell Company, USA.
10:20 AM
The Nature and Role of Carbonaceous Overlayers in Ethylbenzene Dehydrogenation over Alumina Supported Catalysts
Sara Gomez Sanz1, Liam McMillan1, Maria Mediero Munoyerro1, Paul A. Midgley1, Nabil Al-Yassir2, James McGregor3, Sulaiman Al-Khattaf2 and Lynn F. Gladden1, (1)University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, (2)King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, (3)University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
10:40 AM
Lewis Acid Chemistry on Single-site, Heterogeneous Metal Catalysts: Propane/Propene Dehydrogenation on Zn
Neil M. Schweitzer1, Bo Hu2, Ujjal Das1, Hacksung Kim3, Jeffrey P. Greeley1, Larry A. Curtiss1, Peter C. Stair1,3, Jeffrey T. Miller1 and Adam S. Hock1,2, (1)Argonne National Laboratory, USA, (2)Illinois Institute of Technology, USA, (3)Northwestern University, USA.
11:00 AM
DFT Modeling of Confinement of Hydrocarbons in Zeolites: On the Interplay of Long- and Short-Range Interactions
Rasmus Y. Brogaard, Stanford University, USA, Poul Georg Moses, Haldor Topsøe A/S, Denmark, Bert M. Weckhuysen, Utrecht University, Netherlands and Jens K. Nørskov, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA.
11:20 AM
Catalytic Dehydrogenation of Hydrocarbons over Iron-silicate ZSM-5
Jang Ho Yun, University of Delaware, USA.
11:40 AM
Toluene Alkylation over Metal Organic Frameworks – An Evaluation of the Role of Acidity for Catalytic Activity and Coke Deposition
Liam McMillan1, Michal Lutecki1, Wei Wang1, James McGregor2, Nabil Al-Yassir3, Sulaiman Al-Khattaf3, Lynn F. Gladden1 and Pablo Arias Vecino1, (1)University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, (2)University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, (3)King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.