Poster Session: Energy & Sustainability III

Wednesday, June 5, 2013: 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Ballroom C (Galt House Hotel)
New Multi-Scale Methods for Realistic Modeling of Catalytic Interfaces Based on Sub-nano Surface-deposited Clusters
Anastassia Alexandrova and Jin Zhang, University of California Los Angeles, USA.
Functionalized Olefin Metathesis in Oleochemistry: Self-metathesis of Methyl Oleate on Solid Catalysts
Carlos R. Apesteguía, Andrés Trasarti and Juan Zelin, Instituto de Investigaciones en Catálisis y Petroquímica, Universidad Nacional Del Litoral, Argentina.
Novel Catalyst for Biodiesel Production: Sodium Titanate Nanotubes
Patricia Hernández-Hipólito, Montserrat García-Castillejos, Nohemí Juárez-Flores and Tatiana Klimova, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico.
Catalytic Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol
Danni Gao, Hyun Tae Hwang and Arvind Varma, Purdue University, USA.
Mechanism of Methane Chemical Looping Combustion Using Fe2O3 Promoted with CeO2
Duane D. Miller, URS E&C Inc., USA and Ranjani Siriwardane, US Department of Energy, USA.
Atmospheric Hydrodeoxygenation of Guaiacol over Supported Nickel Phosphide Catalysts
Shin-Kuan Wu1, Po-Chen Lai1, Yu-Chuan Lin1, Hou-Peng Wan2, Hom-Ti Lee2 and Ying-Hsi Chang2, (1)Yuan Ze University, Taiwan, (2)Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan.
Valorization of Humin Based By-products Formed during Biomass Processing Via Synthesis Gas Production Route
Thi Minh Chau Hoang, Leon Lefferts and K. Seshan, University of Twente, Netherlands.
Low Temperature Lignin Oxidative Conversion over Chalcopyrite
Ruoshui Ma, Washington State University, USA.
CO2 Capture over Molecular Basket Sorbent: Sorption Kinetic Study
Xiaoxing Wang1, Shawn. D. Lin2 and Chunshan Song1, (1)Pennsylvania State University, USA, (2)National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
Syngas Production via Chemical Looping Partial Oxidation
Saurabh Bhavsar, Brian Tackett, Amey More and Götz Veser, University of Pittsburgh, USA.
CO2 Activation via Chemical Looping Dry Reforming
Michelle Najera1, Hannah Grace1, Saurabh Bhavsar1,2 and Götz Veser1,2, (1)University of Pittsburgh, USA, (2)National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA.
Effect of Pd/OSC on Diesel Oxidation Catalyst for CO Fast Light-off
Jin Woo Choung, Hyokung Lee, Seokjae Kim and Seung Beom Yoo, Hyundai Motor Company, South Korea.
New Insights to Ethanol Steam Reforming Reaction Pathway
Catherine K.S. Choong1,2, Ziyi Zhong1, Lin Huang1, Armando Borgna1, Liang Hong2, Luwei Chen1 and Jianyi Lin1, (1)Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, Singapore, (2)National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Improving the Lifetime of Ni-based Reforming Catalysts by Addition of Noble Metal Promoters; Mechanism for Alloy Formation
Fernando Morales Cano, Martin Skov Skjøth-Rasmussen and Ramchandra Tiruvalam, Haldor Topsøe A/S, Denmark.
Elimination of Aqueous Ammonia via Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation: Controlling the Selectivity to N2
Cédric Lousteau, Michèle Besson and Claude Descorme, IRCELYON - CNRS /University of Lyon 1, France.
Flue Gas Cleaning by Ionic Liquids - Fundamental Chemistry and Industrial Application
Peter Thomassen, Andreas J. Kunov-Kruse, Susanne L. Mossin, Helene Kolding, Søren Kegnæs, Anders Riisager, Rolf W. Berg and Rasmus Fehrmann, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark.
Effect of Si/Al Ratio on the Preparation and Use of Mesoporous ZSM-5 Zeolites As Catalysts in Biomass Pyrolysis
Eleni F. Iliopoulou1, Antonio Pineda2, Stylianos Stefanidis1, Kostas Kalogiannis1 and Angelos A. Lappas1, (1)Centre for Research and Technology-Hellas (CERTH), Greece, (2)Universidad de Cordoba, Spain.
High Pore Volume TiO2 – New Possibilities for Catalytic Applications
Sonja Grothe1, Stephan Eckle1 and Berndt Köhler2, (1)Sachtleben Chemie GmbH, Germany, (2)Sachtleben Pigment GmbH, Germany.
Reduction Kinetics of Perovskite-based Oxygen Carriers for Chemical Looping Combustion
Zahra Sarshar, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada and Serge Kaliaguine, Laval University, Canada.
Pt-Re Synergy in Water-gas Shift and Aqueous Phase Reforming of Glycerol: A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study
Aysegul Ciftci, Tianwei Zhu, D.A.J.M. Ligthart and Emiel J.M. Hensen, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.
Role of Brønsted acidity in NH3 Selective Catalytic Reduction Reaction on Cu/SAPO-34 Catalysts
Lei Wang1, Wei Li2, Steven J. Schmieg2 and Duan Weng1, (1)Tsinghua University, China, (2)General Motors Research and Development Center, USA.
Zinc Catalyzed Conversion of Fatty Acids into Nitriles at Low Temperature for Aviation Biofuels
Aline Auroux, Adrien Mekki-Berrada and Simona Bennici, Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et l'Environnement de Lyon (IRCELYON), France.
The Insight of Active Sites: Reduced and Sulfided CoMo Catalysts
Justin X. Wang and Yeping Cai, Clariant Corporation, BU Catalysts, USA.
Controlled Sintering to Enhance Reactivity of Ni based Oxygen Carrier over γ–Al2O3 for Chemical Looping Combustion
Mohammad R. Quddus1, Mohammad M. Hossain2 and Hugo I. de Lasa1, (1)The University of Western Ontario, Canada, (2)King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia.
Ultra High Temperature Water Gas Shift Reaction over Modified Ferrite Catalysts
Krishna Gunugunuri and Panagiotis Smirniotis, University of Cincinnati, USA.
Catalytic Removal of Formaldehyde at Room Temperature over Supported Gold Catalysts
Bingbing Chen and Chuan Shi, Dalian University of Technology, China.
Catalytic Conversion of Biomass-derived C4 Compounds into Gasoline-grade Fuels
Sung Min Kim, Mi Eun Lee and Young-Woong Suh, Hanyang University, South Korea.
Dehydrogenation and Hydrogenation / Hydrogenolysis Activity of Tunable Ga Species in Ga/HZSM-5 by H2 Treatment
Artit Ausavasukhi, Rajamangala University of Technology Isan, Thailand, Daniel E. Resasco, University of Oklahoma, USA and Tawan Sooknoi, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand.
Asphaltenes Conversion through One-step Emulsion Upgrading Process Using Molybdenum Sulfide Nano Catalysts
Lei Jia, Yuxiang Rao, Sunyoung Gong, Lu Dong, Garry L. Rempel and Flora T.T. Ng, University of Waterloo, Canada.
Low Temperature Water Gas Shift Reaction over Au Modified Molybdenum Carbide Catalysts
Qing Wang, Chuan Shi and Yufei Ma, Dalian University of Technology, China.
Perovskite LaxM1-XNi0.8Fe0.2O3 Catalyst for Steam Reforming of Tar: Effect of Alkaline Earth Metal Addition at Low Steam
Usman Oemar, Kus Hidajat and Sibudjing Kawi, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
NH3-SCR Activity on a SCRF: An Experimental and Modeling Study
Silvia Redaelli1, Isabella Nova1, Enrico Tronconi1, Thorsten Boger2, Ameya Joshi3 and Natarajan Gunaseka3, (1)Politecnico di Milano, Italy, (2)Corning GmbH, Germany, (3)Corning Inc., USA.
Coverage Dependent Catalytic Activity of Pt on Au Nano-octahedra: From Single Atoms to Multiple Layers
Sungeun Yang, Cheonghee Kim and Hyunjoo Lee, Yonsei University, South Korea.
Synthesizing and Applying Shape-Controlled Pt Nanoparticles for Electrocatalytic Reaction
Cheonghee Kim, Sungeun Yang and Hyunjoo Lee, Yonsei University, South Korea.
Ni3Al Intermetallites for Biomass-Derived Tar Reforming
Angélica V. González1, Larisa A. Arkatova2 and Klas Engvall1, (1)KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, (2)Tomsk State University, Russia.
Simple and Scalable Synthesis of Highly Active Lewis Acidic Sn-Beta
Ceri Hammond, Christof Aellig, Patrick Wolf, Sabrina Conrad and Ive Hermans, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
Hydrothermal Ageing Effects on a Fe-Zeolite Catalyst
Maria Pia Ruggeri, Isabella Nova and Enrico Tronconi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
Hydrogenolysis of Cellulose into Polyols over in situ Reduced Nickel-Promoted Tungsten Carbides
Katarina Fabicovicova, Martin Lucas and Peter Claus, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.
Heterogeneously Catalyzed Hydrogenolysis of Glycerol to 1,3-Propanediol
Johannes Kraft1, Gustavo Paim Valença2 and Peter Claus1, (1)Technical University Darmstadt, Germany, (2)Campinas State University, Brazil.
Improved Low-Temperature Activity of Ag-Alumina for Lean NOx Reduction – Effects of Ag Loading and Low-Level Pt Doping
Fredrik K. Gunnarsson, Hannes Kannisto, Magnus Skoglundh and Hanna Härelind, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.
Inverse NiAl2O4 on LaAlO3-Al2O3: Unique Catalytic Structure for Stable CO2 Reforming of Methane
Yasotha Kathiraser, Warintorn Thitsartarn, Kesada Sutthiumporn and Sibudjing Kawi, National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Catalytic Applications for Char from Biomass Gasification
Naomi Klinghoffer1, Alexsandra Guerra1, Marco J. Castaldi2 and Ange Nzihou3, (1)Columbia University, USA, (2)City College of City University of New York, USA, (3)Université de Toulouse, Mines Albi, France.
Optimisation of the Catalyst Load for a MW Susceptible Catalytic DPF
Vincenzo Palma, Paolo Ciambelli and Eugenio Meloni, University of Salerno, Italy.
Rare Earth/Transition Metal Oxides for Syngas Cleanup
Rui Li1, Matthew Krcha2, Michael Janik2, Amitava Roy1 and Kerry Dooley1, (1)Louisiana State University, USA, (2)Pennsylvania State University, USA.
BEA Zeolite Modified with Iron as Effective Catalysts for N2O Decomposition and Selective Reduction of NO with Ammonia
Pawel Boron1, Lucjan Chmielarz1, Jacek Gurgul2, Kazimierz Latka3, Tetsuya Shishido4 and Stanislaw Dzwigaj5, (1)Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University, Poland, (2)Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Poland, (3)M. Smoluchowski Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Poland, (4)Kyoto University, Japan, (5)Laboratoire de Réactivité de Surface, UMR 7197 CNRS, UPMC, France.
Mechanistic Insight into the Tin-catalyzed Conversion of Tetrose Sugars to Alpha-Hydroxy Acid Platform Molecules with in situ NMR
Michiel Dusselier1, Filip de Clippel1, Pieter van Wouwe1, David Gammon2 and Bert F. Sels1, (1)Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, (2)University of Cape Town, South Africa.
Catalytic Fuel Processor for PEM FC Systems Operating on Methanol
Maxim Lyubovsky, Greg Hoeschele and Chris Tesluk, Ballard Power Systems, USA.
Pyrolysis Oil Upgrading by Hydrodeoxygenation Process
Zhong He and Xianqin Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.
The Nature of CO2 Adsorption Sites on Immobilized Amine Sorbents - An FTIR Study
Mathew T. Isenberg and Steven S.C. Chuang, The University of Akron, USA.
Ni Supported on NixCe0.75-xZr0.2502 - a Very Active Catalyst for RWGS
Priscila da Costa Zonetti1, Sonia Letichevsky1, Gustavo D. Azevedo1, Philipe P.P. Reis1, Leonardo Travalloni2, Alexandre Barros Gaspar1, Eduardo F. Sousa-Aguiar3 and Lucia Gorenstin Appel1, (1)Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia, Brazil, (2)Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, (3)CENPES/Petrobras, Brazil.
Catalytic Process to Reduce 1,2,4-Trioxolanes from Unsaturated Fatty Acid Methyl Ester Oxidation by Ozone
Kévin Louis, Laurence Vivier, Karine De Oliveira Vigier and Yannick Pouilloux, University of Poitiers, France.
Highly Active Subnano Pd Clusters Supported on Ferric Hydroxide for CO-Tolerant Hydrogen Oxidation
Botao Qiao1, Jian Lin2, Lin Li2, Aiqin Wang2, Jingyue Liu1 and Tao Zhang2, (1)Arizona State University, USA, (2)Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China.
Hydrocracking of Hexadecane on Noble Metal/Silica-alumina Catalysts: The Effect of Metal Loading of Palladium, Platinum and Iridium
Francesco Regali, Magali Boutonnet and Sven Järås, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
A Facile Approach for the Synthesis of Nano Crystalline Niobia/Carbon Composites for Aqueous Phase Reactions
Haifeng Xiong, Hien Pham and Abhaya K. Datye, University of New Mexico, USA.
A Mn-promotion Study to Compare Fe/Cu/K/SiO2 Catalyst Performance under Mild and Realistic Fischer-Tropsch Conditions
Andrew Campos1, Rachid Oukaci2, James G. Goodwin, Jr.3 and Santosh Gangwal1, (1)Southern Research Institute, USA, (2)Energy Technology Partners, USA, (3)Clemson University, USA.
Photocatalytic NOx Oxidation and Storage (PHONOS) Catalysts
Emrah Ozensoy, Asli M. Soylu, Meryem Polat and Zafer Say, Bilkent University, Turkey.
Catalytic Performance of Bimetallic Systems for the Steam Reforming of Ethanol at Low Temperature
Vincenzo Palma1, Filomena Castaldo1, Paolo Ciambelli1 and Gaetano Iaquaniello2, (1)University of Salerno, Italy, (2)Tecnimont KT S.p.A., Italy.
Bifunctional Catalysts for Conversion of 2,3-Butanediol to Butene
Quanxing Zheng and Keith Hohn, Kansas State University, USA.
Screening Catalysts for Upgrading of Pine Pyrolysis Vapors
Calvin Mukarakate1, Xiaodong Zhang1, David Robichaud1, Ryan Richards2 and Mark Nimlos1, (1)National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA, (2)Colorado School of Mines, USA.
Ni-Fe/Cu Nanoparticles As Hydrogen Generation Catalyst from Hydrous Hydrazine
Khachatur Manukyan1, Sergei Rouvimov1, Alexander Mukasyan1, Jeffrey T. Miller2 and Eduardo E. Wolf1, (1)University of Notre Dame, USA, (2)Argonne National Laboratory, USA.
Effect of Cu Addition to Ru Catalysts for Glycerol Hydrogenolysis
Fabio B. Passos, André Soares, Joyce Salazar and Fernanda Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil.
Effect of the Incorporation of Cu and Ni over ZrO2 on the Direct Synthesis of DEC (diethyl carbonate) from CO2 and Ethanol
Aída Luz Villa Holguín, Oscar Felipe Arbelaez Pérez, Andrés Felipe Orrego Romero, Felipe Bustamante Londoño and Luis F. Correa, Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia.
Transformative Catalytic Technology for Advanced Biofuel Production
Manhoe Kim1, Simon Ng2 and Steven Salley2, (1)NextCat Inc, USA, (2)Wayne State University, USA.
Effect of Transition Metal Ion on the Catalytic Functions of Zeolite-based SCR Catalysts and SOx Storage / Removal
Ashok Kumar1, Krishna Kamasamudram1, Neal W. Currier1, Aleksey Yezerets1 and Hai-Ying Chen2, (1)Cummins Inc., USA, (2)Johnson Matthey Emission Control Technologies, USA.
Kinetics of Electrochemical CO2 Reduction on Pt(111)
Chuan Shi1,2, Heine A. Hansen1,2, Christopher P. O'Grady2, Andrew A. Peterson1,2,3 and Jens K. Nørskov1,2, (1)Stanford University, USA, (2)SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA, (3)Brown University, USA.
Furanylation and Subsequent Partial Hydrogenation of Biomass-derived Molecules for Innovative Diesel Fuel Production
Eric Sacia, Madhesan Balakrishnan and Alexis T. Bell, University of California Berkeley, USA.
Novel NOx Control Catalyst for Diesel Engines
Gokhan Alptekin, Ambalavanan Jayaraman, Margarita Dubovik and Michael Cesario, TDA Research, Inc, USA.
Catalysis and In-situ Studies of RhCon Nanoclusters Supported on Co3O4 Nanorods
Franklin Tao1, Lei Wang2, Anatoly I. Frenkel3, Shiran Zhang1 and Anitha Patlolla3, (1)University of Notre Dame, USA, (2)Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, China, (3)Yeshiva University, USA.
Novel Ni-ZnO-Al2O3 Nanowire Catalysts for Hydro-desulfurization of Diesel
Mayank Gupta1,2, Franz Petzold3, Tu Nguyen1, Helge Toufar3 and Mahendra Sunkara1,2, (1)University of Louisville, USA, (2)Advanced Energy Materials, LLC., USA, (3)Clariant BU of Energy and Catalysis, USA.
The Release of NOx Stored over LNT Catalysts: The First Step of the Reduction Process
Laura Righini, Lidia Castoldi, Nancy Artioli, Carlo Giorgio Visconti, Luca Lietti and Pio Forzatti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
Reactivity of Mixed PtK/Al2O3 - CeZr Catalytic Systems for the Simultaneous Removal of NOx and Soot from Diesel Exhausts
Roberto Matarrese, Julian Ballarin, Katia Gallucci, Pierluigi Villa and Luca Lietti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
Scalable Synthesis of Tin Oxide Nanowires for Lithium-ion Battery Anodes
Tu Nguyen, Arjun Thapa, Venkat Vendra, Gamini Sumanasekera and Mahendra Sunkara, University of Louisville, USA.
Novel Sorbents for Biogas Desulfurization
Gokhan Alptekin, Ambalavanan Jayaraman, Matthew Schaefer, Margarita Dubovik and Michael Ware, TDA Research, Inc, USA.
Advanced Ambient Temperature CO Oxidation Catalyst
Gokhan Alptekin, Ambalavanan Jayaraman, Matthew Cates, Margarita Dubovik, Michael Cesario and Alex Wickham, TDA Research, Inc, USA.
Autothermal Reforming of n-Dodecane for Fuel-cell Applications – Nickel Based Xerogel Catalysts for Activity, Stability and Coking Studies
Venkata Phanikrishna Sharma Mangalmapalli, Jale F. Akyurtlu and Ates Akyurtlu, Hampton University, USA.
Mechanistic Insights of Impact of High Concentrations of Propylene on the SCR Reactions
Michael A. Smith1, Christopher Depcik2, John Hoard1, Stanislav Bohac1 and Dionissios Assanis1, (1)University of Michigan, USA, (2)University of Kansas, USA.
In Situ IR Study of Cellulose Photocatalytic Decomposition by TiO2
Piyapong Pattanapanishsawat1, Duane D. Miller2 and Steven S.C. Chuang1, (1)The University of Akron, USA, (2)URS E&C Inc., USA.
C-Si Supported Palladium for Liquid Phase Decarboxylation of Oleic Acid to Diesel Hydrocarbons
Elvan Sari1, Manhoe Kim2, Steven Salley1,2 and Simon Ng1,2, (1)Wayne State University, USA, (2)NextCat Inc, USA.
Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis Using ZSM-5, a Tunable Shape-selective Catalyst
W. Curtis Conner, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA.
Correlating the Aqueous Phase Reforming Activity with the Structure of Pt-M Bimetallic Catalysts
Ayman M. Karim1, Sarah Tupy2, Jonathan E. Sutton2, Michel Gray1, Heather M. Brown1, Dionisios G. Vlachos3, Jingguang G. Chen2, David L. King1 and Yong Wang4, (1)Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA, (2)University of Delaware, USA, (3)Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation, USA, (4)Washington State University, USA.
Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx by C3H8 on Ag-Y Zeolite
L. Eduardo Maldonado, Guadalupe Sanchez-Tique, Maria Eugenia Hernandez-Terán, Alfonso Talavera-López, Sergio A. Gomez and Gustavo A. Fuentes, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico.
Synthesis and Characterization of Au/ZrO2-CeO2 Catalysts: Use in MTBE Destruction by Catalytic Wet Air Oxidation
Gilberto Torres, Hermicenda Perez, Dora Maria Frias, Jose Guadalupe Pacheco and Durvel de la Cruz, Universidad Juarez Autonoma de Tabasco, Mexico.
Suitable Bifunctional Catalyst to Produce DME by CO2 Hydrogenation
Giuseppe Bonura1, Lorenzo Spadaro1, Francesco Arena2, Manuela Cordaro1, Catia Cannilla1, Aldo Mezzapica1 and Francesco Frusteri1, (1)National Council of Research, Italy, (2)Messina University, Italy.
Cu-TiO2 Photocatalysts for the Direct Conversion of CO2 into Methanol
Lorenzo Spadaro, Francesco Arena, Giuseppe Bonura, Aldo Mezzapica, Alessandra Palella and Francesco Frusteri, National Council of Research, Italy.
Novel Catalysts using New Semiconductor Alloys, GaSbxN1-x for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: Computations and Experiments
Swathi Sunkara1, Jacek Jasinski1, Madhu Menon2, Todd Deutsch3 and Mahendra Sunkara1, (1)University of Louisville, USA, (2)University of Kentucky, USA, (3)National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA.