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ABC Young Scientist Award

The Acid Base Catalysis Group invites nominations for the ABC Young Scientist Award. The award will be given to a single person who has made novel and promising contributions to the field of acid and/or base catalysis and is less than 45 years old on May 7, 2017. The awardee will be invited to present a lecture at the 8th International Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis in Rio 2017.
Nomination packages should include a nomination letter, a one-page CV, a one-page research highlight, a list of publications, two letters of recommendation, and up to three electronic reprints of relevant publications. Self-nomination is excluded. The package should consist of a single pdf file and should be submitted per email no later than March 17, 2017. Inquiries and nomination packages should be directed to the President of the Acid Base Catalysis Group, Takashi Tatsumi, National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
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2017 Michel Boudart Award Professor Bruce Gates – UC Davis

 gates We are pleased to announce that Professor Bruce Gates of the University of California at Davis is the recipient of the 2017 Michel Boudart Award for Advances in Catalysis. This award is sponsored by the Haldor Topsøe Company and is administered jointly by the North American Catalysis Society and the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. The presentation to Professor Gates will be made at both the 25th North American Meeting of the Catalysis Society (Denver, June 2017) and the Europacat XIII Meeting (Florence, Italy, August 2017). More

EFCATS President is elected as foreign member of the National Academy of Engineering

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Congratulations to Johannes Lercher for his election as a foreign member of the National Academy of Engineering. Professor Lercher is honored for developing concepts and catalysts for activating and functionalizing hydrocarbons and for upgrading fossil and biogenic feedstocks via heteroatom removal.

Prof. Costas Vayenas is elected as foreign member of the National Academy of Engineering

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Congratulations to Costas Vayenas, who served EFCATS for many years as Greek delegate, for his election  as a foreign member of the National Academy of Engineering. Prof. Vayenas is honored for fundamental studies on electrochemical modification of catalytic activity leading to the industrial design and use of new promoted catalysts.

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Highlights in Catalysis


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Catalyst support effects on hydrogen spillover
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A metal-free electrocatalyst for carbon dioxide reduction to multi-carbon hydrocarbons and oxygenates
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Science and Technology Roadmap on Catalysis for Europe
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Structure sensitivity of Cu and CuZn catalysts relevant to industrial methanol synthesis
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Calendar of Events

XIII Europacat 2017 27 August 2017 - 01 September 2017
XIII Europacat 2017
Florence, Italy
13th European Congress on Catalysis
25th North American Meeting (NAM) of the Catalysis Society 04 June 2017 - 09 June 2017
25th North American Meeting (NAM) of the Catalysis Society
Denver, Colorado

Liverpool Catalysis Summer School 17 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
Liverpool Catalysis Summer School
Liverpool, Great Britain
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8th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis 03 September 2017 - 08 September 2017
8th World Congress on Oxidation Catalysis
Krakow, Poland