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Krijn de Jong, Professor at Utrecht University has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Francois Gault Lectureship

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We are pleased to announce that Professor Krijn de Jong of Utrecht University is the recipient of the 2017 EFCATS François Gault Lectureship administered by the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. The Award will be presented at Europacat XIII (Florence, Italy, August 2017). This Award recognizes individual groundbreaking contributions to catalysis.

Krijn de Jong is being specifically recognized for his original approach to establish synthesis-structure-performance relationships in the field of heterogeneous catalysis… more

 

Gerhard Mestl, leading researcher in the field of oxidation catalysis at Clariant AG has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 EFCATS Applied Catalysis Award

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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Gerhard Mestl of Clariant AG is the recipient of the 2017 EFCATS Catalysis Award, sponsored by BP and administered by the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. The Award will be presented at EuropaCat XIII (Florence, August 2017). This Award recognizes contributions which demonstrate excellence, scientific novelty and technical achievements with emphasis on actual or potential commercial application.

Dr. Mestl is being specifically recognized for his seminal achievements in the field of selective oxidation… more

 

Aleksandra Vojvodic has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 EFCATS Young Researcher Award

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We are pleased to announce that Professor Aleksandra Vojvodic of the University of Pennsylvania is the recipient of the 2017 EFCATS Young Researcher Award, sponsored by BASF and administered by the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. The Award will be presented at EuropaCat XIII (Florence, Italy, August 2017). This Award recognizes individual contributions of young researchers on theoretical or experimental discovery and understanding of new catalysts and catalytic processes.

Professor Vojvodic is being specifically recognized for her computational and theoretical efforts in understanding, predicting, discovering and designing transition-metal compound materials for energy and chemical transformations… more

 

Kim Larmier, graduated from Sorbonne Universités - UPMC (Paris, France) has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 EFCATS Best PhD Thesis Award

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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Kim Larmier is the recipient of the 2017 EFCTAS Best PhD Award, administered by the European Federation of Catalysis Societies. The Award will be presented at EuropaCat XIII (Florence, Italy, August 2017). This Award recognizes the best PhD Thesis in the field of catalysis with emphasis on theoretical or experimental discovery and understanding.

Dr. Larmier is being specifically recognized for his investigation of isopropanol dehydration on alumina-based catalysts by a mixed experimental-multiscale modeling approach… more

 

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

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Syngas Convention 3 – Fuels and chemicals from synthesis gas: State of the art 25 March 2018 - 28 March 2018
Syngas Convention 3 – Fuels and chemicals from synthesis gas: State of the art
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6th European Conference on Environmental Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes 26 June 2019 - 30 June 2019
6th European Conference on Environmental Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes
Portoroz-Portorose, Slovenia

51. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker 14 March 2018 - 16 March 2018
51. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker
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14th EuropaCat – European Congress on Catalysis 18 August 2019 - 23 August 2019
14th EuropaCat – European Congress on Catalysis
Aachen/Germany

Symposium 08 July 2018 - 12 July 2018
Symposium "Scientific bases for the preparation of heterogeneous catalysts"
Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)