Catalysis Research is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of catalysts and catalyzed reactions. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • Photocatalysis
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Environmental catalysis
  • Biocatalysis, enzymes, enzyme catalysis
  • Catalysis for biomass conversion
  • Organocatalysis, catalysis in organic and polymer chemistry
  • Nanostructured Catalysts
  • Catalytic materials
  • Computational catalysis
  • Kinetics of catalytic reactions

It publishes a variety of article types: original research, review, communication, opinion, study protocol, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.

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Free Publication in 2022
Current Issue: 2022  Archive: 2021

Reviewer Board (38)

Vishnu A. Adole, PhD

Mahatma Gandhi Vidyamandir's Loknete Vyanakatrao Hiray Arts, Science and Commerce College, Nashik

Research Interests: DFT; Computational chemistry; Heterocyclic chemistry; Catalysis

Dr. R. Anandhan, Assistant Professor

Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai 600 025. India

Research Interests: Visible light mediated organic transformations (photocatalysis); Electroorganic synthesis (electrocatalysis); Asymmetric catalysis and supramolecular chemistry

Prabhu Azhagapillai, PhD, Research Scientist

Khalifa University

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Porous materials; CO2 capture; Hydrogen & methane storage; Renewable energy; Hybrid materials; Gas processing

Herme G. Baldovi, PhD, Research Assistant

Department of Chemistry, Universitat Politècnicade València

Research Interests: Photochemistry; Photocatalysis; Nanomaterials; Water splitting; CO2 reduction; Environmental chemistry

Sandro Luiz Barbosa dos Santos, Full Professor Organic Chemistry

Pharmacy Department, Federal University of the Jequitinhonha and Mucuri Valleys, Rodovia MGT 367, Km 583, CEP 39100-000 Diamantina, MG, Brazil

Catalysts; Organic synthesis; Biotechnology; Catalytic reaction; Biofuel; Organic reaction

Ilaria Benucci, PhD

Tuscia University, Department of Agriculture and Forestry Science (DAFNE), Viterbo (Italy)

Research Interests: Covalently immobilized enzymes; Novel cross-linkers alternative to glutaraldehyde; Encapsulated yeasts; Food-grade carriers; Biotechnological approaches for beverages (fruit juice, beer, still wine, and sparkling wine); Enzymes for the recovery of natural pigments

Dr. Keyur D. Bhatt, PhD, MRSC, Associate Professor & Head Department of Chemistry

Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Ganpat University, Gujarat, India

Research Interests:

  • • Synthesis and characterization of organic molecules;
  • • Applications in the field of Metal complexes, Sensor and Nanomaterials;
  • • Synthesis of fluorescent sensor and Nano-sensor;
  • • Synthesis and applications of natural product derived nanoparticles.
AshaV. Chate, PhD, Scientific Officer

Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Auranagabad

Research Interests: Organic synthesis; Biocatalyst; Green chemistry; Multicomponent reaction; Medicinal chemistry

Andrew C. Chien, PhD, Assistant Professor

Dept. Chemical Engineering

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Fuel cell; Energy conversion

Marcio Jose da Silva, PhD, Assistant Professor

Federal University of Viçosa

Research Interests: Homogenous catalysis; Heterogeneous catalysis; Heteropolyacid catalysts; Biomass; Biofuels

Soumen Dey, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi, India

Research Interests: Analytical chemistry; Environmental chemistry; Synthetic supramolecular chemistry; Nanomaterials synthesis for water and wastewater treatment

Vasudevan Dhayalan, PhD, Ramanujan Faculty

National Institute of Technology Puducherry, Department of Chemistry, Karaikal, India 

Research Interests: Asymmetric catalysis; Metal catalysis; Organocatalysis; Photoredox catalysis; Lewis acid catalysis; Organometallic chemistry and Synthetic organic chemistry 

Rodrigo Díaz-Espinoza, PhD, Assistant Professor

Departamento de Biología, Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Research Interests: Biophysics; Biochemistry; Protein aggregation; Molecular evolution; Prebiotic chemistry

Ramesh Saudagar Ghogare, PhD, Assistant Professor

B.N.N. College Bhiwandi Dist. Thane (MH), affiliated with University of Mumbai

Research Interests: Heterocyclic chemistry; Green synthesis; Natural products; catalysis; Medicinal chemistry

João Fernando Pereira Gomes, PhD, Professor Coordenador com Agregação

ISEL - Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal and CERENA - Centro de Ambiente e Recursos Naturais, Lisboa, Portugal

Research Interests: Clean energy; Heterogeneous catalysis; Clean processes; Biofuels; Biodiesel; Electrolysis; Synthesis gas

Giuseppina Iervolino, PhD, Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering, University Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo II 132, Fisciano, I-84084 Salerno, Italy

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Photocatalysis; Non-thermal plasma; Water treatment; Advanced oxidation processes

Egwu E. Kalu, PhD, Professor

Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, 2525 Pottsdamer Street A-172, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32310, USA

Research Interests: Electrochemical & nanomaterials engineering for sustainable energy and environmental systems; Electrical energy storage modeling - batteries, ultracapacitors and fuel cells; Oxygen electrocatalysis (fuel cells), catalysis for hydrogen generation from liquid fuels and biofuels; Bioelectrochemistry - nanoparticles based biosensors, cancer thermotherapy; CFD analysis of fluid flow and heat dynamics within porous media

Jun Young Kim, PhD

1: Chief of Fuel Cell Materials R&D Group, Reearch & Development Division, KOLON INDUSTRIES, INC.

2: KOLON One&Only Tower, 110 Magokdong-ro, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, 07793, Republic of Korea

Research Interests: Fuel cell; Electrocatalysts; Polymer electrolyte membrane; Membrane-electrode assembly; The related materials Science and Engineering

Giane Gonçalves Lenzi, Adjuntor Professor

Federal Technological University of Parana

Catalyst; Characterization; Photocatalysis; Photolysis; Adsorption; Niobium; Mixed oxides
Man-Bo Li, PhD, Professor

Institute of Physical Science and Information Technology, Anhui University, Hefei 230601 (P. R. China)

Research Interests: Transition metal catalysis; Metal nanocluster

Junchen Liu, PhD

North Carolina State University

Research Interests: Dehydrogenation catalysis; Chemical looping; Process intensification

Tiziana Marino, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technologies, University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, I-87036 Rende, CS, Italy

Research Interests: Computational theoretical chemistry; Conformational macromolecules; Amino acids; Peptides; Nucleic acid; Enzymes; Metallo-enzymes; Photosensitizer molecules

Vera Lúcia Marques da Silva, PhD, Associate Professor

LAQV-REQUIMTE, Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

Research Interests: Organic synthesis; Heterocyclic compounds; Green chemistry; Bioorganic chemistry; Ohmic heating; Structural characterization; NMR spectroscopy; Transition metal catalyzed reactions

Eng. Eugenio Meloni, PhD

Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Salerno

Research Interests: Hydrogen production; Reforming processes; Microwaves; Electrification; Process intensification; Non-thermal plasma; Structured catalysts; Diesel particulate filters; CO2

Jingke Mo, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Fudan University

Research Interests: Hydrogen production; Microfluidics; Electrochemical reaction; Bubble dynamics; PEM electrolysis

Muthukumar Muthuchamy, PhD, Professor

Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Earth Science Systems, Central University of Kerala, Tejaswini Hills, Periye, Kasaragod - 671 320, Kerala, India

Research Interests: Water and wastewater treatment; Electrochemical; Ozonation; Photocatalytic; Electrocatalytic processes

Cristiane Pilissao, PhD, Professor

Departamento de Química e Biologia, Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

Research Interests: Lipases; Immobilization on different supports including nanomaterials; Obtaining asymmetric compounds

Dr. T. Augustine Arul Prasad, PhD

Dwarakadoss Goverdhandoss Vaishnav College, Affiliated to University of Madras

Research Interests: Nanocatalysts; Synthesis of Nanomaterials; AI for nanomaterials; Green Synthesis of nanomaterials

Zegang Qiu, PhD, Professor

Xi'an Shiyou University

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Biomass conversion; Carbon based energy conversion; Hydrogenation; MOF materials; Carbon based materials; Nano catalysis

Sakthivel Rajamohan, PhD, Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, India

Research Interests: Alternative Fuel, Biomass Energy Conversion Technology, Fuel Stability Analysis, Combustion Simulation, Emission Reduction Strategies

Lucília Graciosa de Sousa Ribeiro, Postdoctoral researcher

Affiliation 1: LSRE-LCM - Laboratory of Separation and Reaction Engineering – Laboratory of Catalysis and Materials, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Affiliation 2: ALiCE - Associate Laboratory in Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Research Interests: Biomass conversion; Waste valorization; Biofuels production; Sustainable processes; Heterogeneous catalysis; Carbon materials; Hydrogenation processes

Maru Minaxi Samatbhai, Assistant Professor in Inorganic Chemistry

Department of Chemical Science, P. D. Patel Institute of Applied Sciences, Charotar University of Science and Technology, Changa, Anand, Gujarat - 388421, India

Research Interests: Catalysis; Inorganic chemistry; Coordination chemistry; Organometallic compounds; Nanoparticles; Kinetics of catalytic reactions; Single crystal structure determination

Senthil Kumaran Selvaraj, PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Manufacturing Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering (SMEC), Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore-632014, Tamil Nadu, India

Research Interests: Advance solid-state welding process; Additive manufacturing; Brake materials formulation; Materials and metallurgy; Composite materials and Quality management; Unconventional machining process; Optimization; Material characterization and Mechanical behavior of material

Stefano A. Serapian, PhD, Senior Researhcer

Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia

Research Interests: Protein simulations; Molecular dynamics; Allostery; Enzymatic reactivity; QM/MM methods

Prasanna D. Shivaramu, PhD, Assistant Professor

Department of Applied Sciences, Visvesvaraya Technological University

Muddenahalli, Chikkaballapur-562101, India

Research Interests: Nanomaterals; Catalysis; Organic transformations; Medicinal chemistry; Heterocyclic molecules; photocatalysts

Minoo Tasbihi, PhD, Assistant professor

Department of Chemistry, Technical University Berlin, Straße des 17, Juni 124, 10623 Berlin, Germany

Research Interests: Photocatalysis; Wastewater treatment; Air purification; Photocatalyst materials

Urszula Ulkowska, PhD

Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemistry

Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Metal oxides; Dehydrogenation of cyclohexanol; Transfer hydrogenation; Acid-base properties of solids

Sivamurugan Vajiravelu, PhD

PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Pachaiyappa's College, Chennai, Tamilnadu 600 030, India

Research Interests: Organic Synthesis; Multi component heterocyclic synthesis Catalysis; Zeolite, Clay and MCM-41 materials for organic transformation Natural Products; Isolation and structural elucidation Solid waste management; polymer degradation; PET polymer

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