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

The journal publishes a variety of article types: Original Research, Review, Communication, Opinion, 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.

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 4.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 13.0 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 9 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Current Issue: 2024  Archive: 2023 2022 2021

Editorial Board (88)


Roger Gläser, PhD (Biography)

Full Professor, Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy, Institute of Chemical Technology, Universität Leipzig, Germany

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; zeolites and related nanoporous materials; sustainable chemistry; energy conversion

Editorial Board Members

Lutz Ackermann, PhD, Professor

Institut für Organische und Biomolekulare Chemie, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Tammannstrasse 2, 37077 Göttingen, Germany

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Research Interests: The development and application of novel concepts for sustainable catalysis, with a topical focus on electrocatalysis and bond activation

Placidus B. Amama, PhD

Associate Professor, Tim Taylor Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA

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Research Interests: Carbon nanomaterials; Environmental catalysis

Eleonora Aneggi, PhD

University of Udine

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Research Interests: Environmental catalysis

Christos Argirusis, PhD

Professor, Director of Laboratory of Inorganic Materials Technology (LIMT), School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens 15780, Greece

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Research Interests: Photocatalysis; fuel cells; novel inorganic materials; nanomaterials; nanomaterials synthesis; material characterization; nanoparticle synthesis; materials processing; thin films and nanotechnology

Detlef W. Bahnemann, PhD

Professor,Institut fuer Technische Chemie, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universitaet Hannover, Callinstrasse 3, Hannover, D-30167, Germany
Laboratory "Photoactive Nanocomposite Materials" (Director), Saint-Petersburg State University, St Petersburg 199034, Russia

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Research Interests: Photocatalytic air and water purification; Photocatalytic water splitting; Kinetics of fast photocatalytic processes; Dye solar cells

Alfonso Caballero, PhD

Full Professor, CSIC-USE - Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla (ICMS), Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Sevilla, Spain

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Research Interests: Catalysis; material characterization; catalyst characterization; nanomaterials; spectroscopy; materials chemistry; X-ray diffraction; thin films; materials; nanocomposites

Nídia de Sá Caetano, PhD, Coordinator Professor

LEPABE-Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto (FEUP), R. Dr. Roberto Frias S/N, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal

Department of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering (ISEP), Polytechnic of Porto (P.Porto), R. Dr. Antonio Bernardino de Almeida 431, 4249-015 Porto, Portugal

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Research Interests: Biofuels; Biorefineries; LCA; Waste valorization; Wastewater treatment (AOPs); Microalgae; Sustainability

Chi-Jung Chang, PhD

Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Feng Chia University, 100, Wenhwa Road, Seatwen, Taichung, 40724, Taiwan

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Research Interests: Electron-hole pair; electronic band structure; graphitic carbon nitride; photocatalysts; nanomaterials; light irradiation; hydrogen production; hybrid materials; photocatalysis

Russell R. Chianelli, PhD

Professor, Director, Materials Science and Technology Institute, The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA

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Research Interests: X-ray diffraction; wastewater treatment; nanotechnology; materials; materials chemistry; heterogeneous catalysis; synthesis; material characterization; environmental engineering; EXXON; bio-remediation; asphaltenes; bioremediation/environmental catalysis

Emma Borges Chinea, PhD, Professor

Chemical Engineering Department, University of La Laguna, Avda. Astrofísico Fco. Sánchez s/n, 38200, La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain

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Research Interests: Catalysis; Chemical Engineering; Biofuels; Environmental catalysis; Water treatment

Armando Cordova, PhD

Professor, Department of Natural Sciences, Mid Sweden University, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden

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Research Interests: Catalysis; Green Chemistry, Organocatalysis and Organoclick Chemistry; Synthesis of natural products and pharmaceutically active molecules

Stephen B. Cronin, PhD

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA

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Research Interests: Physics; chemistry; materials science; nanotechnology; photocatalysis; nanocatalysis; nanotubes and graphene; plasmon resonant enhancement of catalytic processes for solar fuel production

Volkan Degirmenci, PhD, Associate Professor

University of Warwick

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Mesoporous materials; MOFs; Zeolites; Biomass conversion; Platform chemicals; Reaction Engineering; Catalytic reactors

Kai S. Exner, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, Theoretical Inorganic Chemistry, University Duisburg-Essen, Universitätsstraße 5, Essen, 45141, Germany 

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Research Interests: Theoretical electrochemistry; Electrocatalysis; Materials screening; Multi-scale modeling; Drug delivery 

Pedro Fernandes

Research Scientist (IST/Ulisboa), Associate Professor (ULusofona);
iBB—Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences and Department of Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal;
Associate Laboratory i4HB—Institute for Health and Bioeconomy at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal;
DREAMS and Faculty of Engineering, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, Av. Campo Grande 376, 1749-024 Lisbon, Portugal;

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Research Interests: Design, characterization and operation of immobilized biocatalysts; Development of enzymatic and whole cell based processestowards the production of added value goods from renewable resources; Design and development of meso- and microreactors

Qiang Fu, PhD

ARC Future Fellow, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater (CTWW), School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, NSW, 2007 Australia

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Research Interests: Photocatalysts; chemical engineering; membrane technology; CO2 capture; 2D materials; polymer materials; wastewater treatment

Lars C. Grabow, PhD, Dan Luss Professor

William A. Brookshire Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 77004 USA

Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 77004 USA

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Research Interests: Computational Catalysis; Kinetic Modeling; Dynamic Catalysis; Data Science

Changseok Han, PhD

Department of Environmental Engineering, INHA University, Incheon 22212, Korea

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Research Interests: Advanced oxidation processes; Photocatalysis; Toxins; Contaminants of emerging concern; Nutrients recovery; Water treatment; Microplastics monitoring and removal

Michael Harmata, PhD

Norman Rabjohn Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Missouri-Columbia, 601 S. College Avenue, Columbia, Missouri   65211, USA

Tel: 573-882-1097

Fax: 573-882-2754

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Research Interests: Catalysis; synthetic and medicinal organic chemistry; (4+3)-cycloadditions; synthesis and chemistry of benzothiazines; cyclopentadienone chemistry; retro-nazarov reaction; kagan's ether chemistry; trögers base chemistry; silver ion catalysis; allenic sulfone chemistry; fluorination and total synthesis

Gassan Hodaifa, PhD

Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering Area, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, University of Pablo de Olavide, ES-41013 Seville, Spain

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Research Interests: Photocatalysis; wastewater treatment; catalysts; water quality; water and wastewater treatment; water purification technologies; environmental biotechnology; wastewater engineering; environment; water engineering; water chemistry

Shu Hu, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520 USA;

Energy Science Center, Yale University, West Haven, CT 06516, USA

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Research Interests: Nano-materials; electro-catalysis; surface microscopy; reaction engineering; x-ray spectroscopy; particle-based photocatalysts; photocatalytic reactor engineering; photocatalyst microenvironments; liquid interfaces; C-H activation and partial oxidation using new photochemical pathways; negative emission technology

Shouquan Huo, PhD, Professor

Department of Chemistry, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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Research interest: Catalysis; Catalytic C-H functionalization; Transition metal catalysis; Organic and organometallic synthesis; Organometallic materials; Phosphorescent materials

Magdalena Janus

Professor, West Pomeranian University of Technology, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Research Interests: Photocatalysis; Photocatalysts; Water and wastewater treatment; Air purification; Photoactive building materials

Andreas Jess

 Professor, University of Bayreuth, Chair of Chemical Engineering, Center of Energy Technology (ZET), Universitätsstrasse 30, 95445 Bayreuth, Germany

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Research Interests: Applied catalysis; Reaction engineering; Fischer-Tropsch synthesis; Ionic liquids; General chemical and technical challenges of climate change

Guohua Jia, PhD

Senior Research Fellow, Curtin Institute of Functional Molecules and Interfaces, School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA, 6845 Australia

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Research Interests: Colloid and surface chemistry; nanofabrication, growth and self assembly; nanomaterials; catalysis; photocatalysis; colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals; nanoparticles; nanocomposite materials

Jyh-Chiang Jiang, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 10607, Taiwan

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Research Interests: Catalytic Activity of metal oxides & metal surfaces; Reaction mechanisms of methanol and ethanol oxidation on catalysts; Surface chemistry reactions; Molecular interactions

Yan Jiao, PhD

Senior Lecturer, ARC Future Fellow 2020-2023, Director of Research, Centre for Materials in Energy and Catalysis, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, 5005, Australia

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Research Interests: Computational electrochemistry and its application in energy materials design; electrocatalysis; novel carbon-based catalysts; clean energy conversion reactions; oxygen reduction reaction; hydrogen evolution reaction; CO2 reduction; nanomaterials

Mustapha Jouiad, PhD, Professor

University of Picardie Jules Verne (UPJV)

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Research Interests: Advanced materials for energy harvesting and conversion: Oxide Perovskites, 2D materials, Graphene, photo-electro-catalysis

Egwu E. Kalu, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA

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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

Anirban Karmakar, Researcher

Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

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Research Interests: Metal organic frameworks; Catalysis; Gas adsorption and sensing

Byung-Gee Kim, PhD

Professor, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

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Research Interests: Biocatalysis and Protein engineering

Martin Koller, PhD

1: University of Graz, Office of Research Management and Service, c/o Institute of Chemistry, NAWI Graz, Heinrichstrasse 28/IV, 8010 Graz;

2: ARENA – Association for Resource Efficient and Sustainable Technologies, Inffeldgasse 21b, 8010 Graz, Austria

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Research Interests: Biopolymers; Poly (hydroxyalkanoate); Biotechnology; Fermentation technology; Microalgae; Photobioreactors

Michalis Konsolakis, PhD, Professor

Industrial, Energy and Environmental Systems Lab (IEESL), School of Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Crete, GR-73100 Chania, Greece

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; surface science; materials science; rational design of metal oxides; nanocatalysis; promotion in catalysis; metal-support interactions; CO2 hydrogenation; direct carbon fuel cells; H2 production & Utilization; air pollution control

Ewa Kowalska, PhD

Associate Professor, Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University, N21, W10, 001-0021 Sapporo, Japan

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Research Interests: Photocatalysts; photocatalysis; micro-/nano-particles; heterogeneous catalysis; nanomaterials; nano-catalysis; wastewater treatment; water treatment; green chemistry technology; applied chemistry

Debasish Kuila, PhD

Professor, Research Director, Department of Chemistry, Applied Sciences and Technology, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, NC, 7411, USA

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Research Interests: Nickel-based catalysts; materials; biomaterials; catalysis; core-shell catalysts; nanocatalysis; nanomaterials; thermochemical conversion of biomass to biofuels- catalysts; metal nanocatalysts; cell biology; cell culture

Narendra Kumar, PhD

Adjunct Professor (Docent), Senior Researcher, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Industrial Chemistry and Reaction Engineering, Åbo Akademi University, Biskopsgatan 8, FI-20500 Turku/Åbo, Finland

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; catalyst synthesis; nanoporous materials; catalyst characterization; zeolite catalysis; refinery processes; hydrocarbon conversion; reaction mechanism; biomass transformations

Challa V. Kumar, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA;

Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, 91 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA;

The Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, 97 North Eagleville Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA

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Research Interests: chemistry; biological materials; materials; protein-based materials and devices; catalysis; analytical chemistry; enzymes; biocatalysis; proteins; DNA; protein structure; SDS-PAGE; protein nanoparticles; bio-Graphene, DNA/RNA binders; bio-Solar cells; nano-armored enzymes; molecular micelles; wearable biosensors

Ewelina Kusiak-Nejman, PhD, Associate Professor

West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Faculty of Chemical Technology and Engineering, Department of Inorganic Chemical Technology and Environment Engineering, Pulaskiego 10, 70-322 Szczecin, Poland

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Research Interests: Photocatalysis; Semiconductors; Titanium dioxide; Zinc oxide; Graphene; Carbon fibres and activated carbon fibres; Water treatment; Air purification

Stephanie D. Lambert, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium

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Research Interests: Heterogenous Catalysis; Catalytic Reactors

Jochen Lauterbach, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Nanoparticle synthesis; Hydrogen generation

Hu Li, PhD, Professor

State-Local Joint Laboratory for Comprehensive Utilization of Biomass, Center for R&D of Fine Chemicals, Guizhou University, Guizhou, China

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Electro-&photocatalysis; Biomass conversion; Green Chemistry; CO2 valorization

Hui-Feng Li, Professor, Doctoral supervisor

Beijing General Research Institute of Nonferrous Metals

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Research Interests: Metal-air battery; Two-dimensional material; Lithium Ion Battery 

Kang Liang, PhD

Principle Investigator and Group Leader of NanoMicroBio Systems, NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Scientia Senior Lecturer, School of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW 2052, Australia

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Research Interests: Photocatalysts; biocatalysis; heterogeneous photocatalysts; nanostructured materials, nano-micro-bio systems, nano-biohybrids, biomaterials, nanobiotechnology, nanobiointerface, biomimetic materials, porous materials, metal-organic frameworks, biocatalysis, nanotechnology

Andreas Liese, PhD

Professor, Head of Institute of Technical Biocatalysis, Coordinator of TUHH Research Center, "Integrated Biotechnology and Process Engineering", Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Denickestr. 15, 21073 Hamburg, Germany

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Research Interests: Biocatalysis; enzymes; catalyst; bioprocess development; characterization and optimization of biocatalytic processes; reaction engineering development of bio- and chemocatalytic reaction sequences; non-conventional biotransformations; smart bioreactors; online analysis and process control of chemo- and biocatalytic processes using fourier transform infrared (FTIR) and fluorescence spectroscopy

Raymond Daniel Little, PhD, Distinguished Research Professor

University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB)

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Research Interests: Electron transfer; Electro-organic synthesis; Mediated electron transfer; Electrocatalysis

Shou-Heng Liu, PhD, Professor

Department of Environmental Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

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Research Interests: Environmental catalysis; Photocatalysis; Electrocatalysis

Sandra Luber, PhD, Professor

University of Zurich, Department of Chemistry

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Research Interests: Theoretical and computational chemistry/materials science; Spectroscopy; Catalysis; ab initio molecular dynamics; Water splitting; Excited states

Giuliana Magnacca, PhD, Associate Professor

Chemistry Department and NIS interdepartmental centre, Torino University

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Research interests: Synthesis and characterization of materials for energy, environment and catalysis, with a particular attention to low-cost materials

George Marnellos, PhD

Professor, Energy & Pollution Control Systems Engineering Laboratory (EPSEL), Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Western Macedonia, Bakola & Sialvera, GR-50100, Kozani, Greece

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Research Interests: Chemical reaction engineering; heterogeneous catalysis; solid state electrochemistry; hydrocarbons processing; hydrogen and fuel cell technologies; CO2 activation; environmental catalysis; biomass to energy conversion technologies

Roland Marschall, PhD, Full Professor

University of Bayreuth

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Research Interests: Nanostructured Materials; Photocatalysis; Photoelectrochemistry; Water Splitting; Nitrogen Reduction

Luísa Margarida Martins, Associate Professor with Habilitation

Departamento de Engenharia Química, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

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Research Interests: Application of green chemistry principles in the innovative design and synthesis of (homogeneous and heterogenized) catalysts towards the development of efficient catalytic processes of industrial significance such as the sustainable synthesis of large-scale commodities (e.g., acetic and adipic acids) or the production of fuels from captured carbon dioxide; Preferred catalysts are C-scorpionate metal complexes; Molecular electrochemistry

Cesar Mateo, PhD

Professor, Group of proccesses catalyzed by enzymes, departament of Biocatalysis, CSIC - Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (ICP), Madrid, Spain

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Research Interests: Biocatalysis; CO2 transformation; Redox processes; Cofactor regeneration; Enzyme immobilization

Firouz Matloubi Moghaddam, PhD

Distinguished Professor of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry Sharif University of Technology, P.O.Box :11155-3516, Tehran, Iran

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Research Interests: Chemistry of natural products (isolation, structure elucidation, biological activity and total synthesis); Chemistry of chiral compounds (synthesis and resolution); Synthesis of novel heterocyclic compounds; medicinal chemistry and novel drugs; New methodologies in organic chemistry; Synthesis of novel magnetic heterogeneous catalysts & their application in organic transformations

Svetlana Mintova, PhD, Director of Research, 1st Class CNRS

Laboratory of Catalysis and Spectrochemistry (LCS), CNRS, ENSICAEN, Normandy University, Caen, France

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Research Interests: Zeolites; Porous materials; Nanomaterials; Synthesis; Catalysis; Separation; Adsorption

Antonio Monopoli, PhD, Assistant Professor

University of Bari Aldo Moro (Italy)

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Research Interests: Catalysis; Ionic liquids; Organic Chemistry; Green Chemistry; MALDI ToF spectrometry

Tiancheng Mu, PhD, Professor

Department of Chemistry, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, 100872

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Research Interests: The Mu group focuses on applying of green chemistry in the fields of energy, environment, catalysis, and advanced materials. Currently, the group is active in research areas including:

(1) Green synthesis of advanced materials applying to energy storage, environmental pollution treatment, and photoelectrocatalysis;

(2) Designing environmental friendly solvents, as substitutions of the traditional organic solvents, to achieve efficient conversion of reactants and rapid separation of products;

(3) Efficient pretreatment of natural products (biomacromolecule) using the modern green process theory and methods;

(4) Comprehensive physicochemical property and frontier applications of green solvents such as ionic liquids, deep eutectic solvents, supercritical carbon dioxide;

(5) Mineral processing, metal processing and recycling from waste electrical and electronic equipment.

Dmitry Yu. Murzin, PhD, DrSc, Professor

Åbo Akademi University

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Research Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Catalytic kinetics; Biorefinery; Catalytic reaction engineering

Heshmat Noei, PhD

Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron, Hamburg, Germany

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Research Interests: Catalysis; Materials; Surface Science; Adsorption; Spectroscopy; Surface Characterization; Nanoparticles; Surface Modification; Heterogeneous Catalysis; Thin Film Deposition 

Francois Le Normand, PhD,Emeritus Senior Researcher CNRS (retired)

Laboratory ICube – “Materials for Electronic and PhotoVoltaics Components (MaCEPV team), UMR 7357 CNRS) and Strasbourg University (UNISTRA) Building n° 28, Office n° 6, 23, rue du Loess, BP 20 CR, 67037 STRASBOURG Cedex 2, France

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Research Interests:

Topics: Heterogeneous catalysis; Surface and bulk materials chemistry; Chemical kinetics;
Gaz-solid interface; Nanotechnology; in situ catalytic reactions

Materials and methods: Catalysts promoted with rare earth; Transition metals catalysts; Carbon nanomaterials; Thin films preparation by CVD, by laser ablation techniques

Techniques: Catalysts characterization and imagery (TEM, SEM, EELS, EDX, ..); Electron spectroscopies (XPS, AES, ELS ..); X-ray absorption spectroscopy and related techniques (XAFS, EXAFS, …); Raman spectroscopy; Gas phase characterization (OES, Kelvin probe, ..)

Atsushi Ohtaka, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Osaka Institute of Technology, Omiya 5-16-1, Asahi-ku, Osaka, 535-8585 Japan

Tel: +81-6-6954-4729

Fax: +81-6-6957-2135

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Research Interests: Organic chemistry; catalysis; applied chemistry; polymer-supported transition-metal catalysts; catalyst

Jose M. Palomo

Professor, Group of Chemical Biology and Biocatalysis, Departament of Biocatalysis, Institute of Catalysis (ICP-CSIC), Marie Curie 2, Cantoblanco, Campus UAM, 28049 Madrid, Spain

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Research Interests: Protein chemistry; Medicinal chemistry; Biocatalysis; Chemical biolgoy; Nanobiotechnology; Nanomedicine, Nanocatalysis; Enzyme-metal Hybrid catalysis; Metal nanoparticles synthesis

Georgios Papadogianakis, PhD

Professor, Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

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Research Interests: Catalysis in homogeneous and aqueous/organic two-phase; systems in a broad spectrum of catalytic reactions; Micellar catalysis; Design and synthesis of novel highly active and selective organic- and water-soluble transition- and main-group metal catalytic complexes; Mechanistic investigations of catalytic reactions; Catalytic conversions of renewables-Biorefinery; Development of a novel catalytic industrial process; Green/Sustainable Chemistry

Hélène Pellissier, PhD

Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, iSm2 UMR 7313, 13397 Marseille, France

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Research Interests: Asymmetric catalysis

Lidia Pino, PhD, Senior Researcher (II Level)

CNR- ITAE Institute for Advanced Energy Technologies “Nicola Giordano” Institute

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Research Interest: Heterogeneous catalysis; Catalysts and process for H2 production; CO2 capture and conversion; Catalyst preparation; Catalyst characterization

Stavros Plessas, PhD

Associate Professor, Laboratory of Food Processing, Department of Agricultural Development, Democritus University of Thrace, 68200 Orestiada, Greece

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Research Interests: Functional foods; Fruit juices; Probiotics; Prebiotics

Dali Qian, PhD, Senior Engineer

Electron Microscopy Center, Center for Applied Energy Research; University of Kentucky; Lexington, KY 40506, USA

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Research Interests: Photocatalysis; Solar fuels; Solar cells; Nanomaterial synthesis; Material characterizations including XPS, EELS, Spectrum-imaging, in-situ TEM, and HRTEM

Ajay K Ray, PhD, P. Eng

Professor and Chair, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Western University, London, ON N6A 5B9, Canada

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Research Interests: Industrial process modeling and optimization; development of solar photocatalysis; and advancement of simulated moving bed technology for reactive separation

Maria H. L. Ribeiro, PhD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, 1649-003 Lisbon, Portugal

Tel: (+351) 217 946 400

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Research Interests: Biocatalysis; enzyme immobilization; stabilization and purification; bioactive compounds; microreactors; bioprocesses optimization; pharmaceutical biotechnology

Didier Robert, PhD, Professor

ICPEES, Institut de Chimie et des Procédés pour l’Energie, l’Environnement et la Santé, UMR CNRS 7515, Université de Strasbourg, Antenne de Saint-Avold, 12 rue Victor Demange 57500 Saint-Avold, France

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Research Interests:
1. Controlled synthesis and design of nanomaterials dedicated to photocatalysis, for applications in the fields of the environment.
2. Synthesis of nanomaterials, their functionalization and the development of specific architectures.

Marzio Rosi, PhD

Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, Via Duranti, 93, 06125 Perugia, Italy

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Research Interests: Density Functional Theory; Quantum Chemistry; Quantum Mechanics; Electronic Structure; Computational Chemistry; Molecular Dynamics; Atmosphere; Molecular Modeling; Molecular Dynamics Simulation; Computational Materials Science; Astrochemistry; Astrobiology

Diogo M. F. Santos, PhD

Center of Physics and Engineering of Advanced Materials, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

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Research Interests: Industrial electrochemistry; Electrochemical engineering; Direct borohydride fuel cells; Direct liquid fuel cells; Alkaline water electrolysis for hydrogen production; Electrochemical wastewater treatment

Elena Serrano, PhD, Professor

Universidad de Alicante, Departamento de Química Inorgánica, Laboratorio de Nanotecnología Molecular, Ctra. San Vicente-Alicante s/n, Alicante, E-03690 Spain

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Research Interests: Preparation of (photo) heterogeneous catalysts for various applications, mainly in the synthesis and characterization of photoactive hybrid materials for applications in photocatalysis and solar cells

Minghuey Shieh, PhD

Professor of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, National Taiwan Normal University, 88, Sec. 4, Tingchow Rd., Taipei, Taiwan

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Research Interests: Syntheses, characterization, and reactivities of main- group elements incorporated transition metal carbonyl clusters; electrochemical and magnetic properties of the resultant clusters; design and synthesis of nano-sized clusters and cluster polymers and their catalytic applications

Jacek Skarżewski, PhD, DSc, Professor

Chair of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wyb. Wyspianskiego 27, 50-370Wrocław, Poland

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Research keywords: Organic synthesis; Asymmetric catalysis; Catalyzed oxidations

José Solla-Gullón, PhD

University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain

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Research Interests: Synthesis, characterization and electrochemical properties of different metal nanoparticles

Konstantinos S. Triantafyllidis

Professor, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

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Research Interests: Biomass and waste valorization to fuels, chemicals and polymers; Green chemistry and chemical technology; Heterogeneous catalysis; Adsorption/catalysis for environmental remediation; (Nano)materials synthesis and characterization

Valentin Valtchev, PhD, Professor

Research Director CNRS, UMR6506, Laboratoire Catalyse et Spectrochimie, ENSICAEN - University of Caen – CNRS, 6 bd Maréchal Juin, 14050 Caen, France

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Research Interests:

Synthesis and characterization of microporous materials;

Mechanism of zeolite formation;

Nanosized microporous materials preparation (< 100 nm);

Structure – properties relationship in microporous solids;

Synthesis and modification of COF materials;

Clathrates synthesis and their use for gas storage and separation (H2, CH4, CO2, ...)

Kaiying Wang, PhD

Professor, Department of Microsystems, University of South-Eastern Norway, Raveien 215, N-3184 Horten, Norway

Tel: +47 31 00 93 17

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Research Interests: Micro-fabrication; nanotechnology; electrochemistry; photochemistry; nanodevices; photocatalysis; photoelectrochemistry; CO2 conversion; microfabrication

Wei Wang, PhD

Professor, State Key Laboratory of Materials-Oriented Chemical Engineering, College of Chemical Engineering, Nanjing Tech University, Nanjing 210009, China

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Research Interests: Solid oxide fuel cells; Perovskite solar cells; Electrocatalysis; Photocatalysis; Dye-sensitized solar cells; Energy conversion technologies

Chung-Hsin Wu, PhD

Professor, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National Kaohsiung University of Science and Technology, Kaohsiung 80778, Taiwan

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Research Interests: Photocatalysis; wastewater treatment; environmental engineering; biological adsorbent; environmental catalyst materials; advanced physical and chemical treatment; heterogeneous catalysis; organic pollutants

Shiping Xu, PhD, Associate Professor

Shandong University

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Research Interests: Water treatment; Photocatalysis; Antibiotics removal

Ioannis V. Yentekakis, PhD

Professor, Director, Physical Chemistry and Chemical Processes Laboratory, School of Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Crete (TUC), 73100 Chania, Crete, Greece

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Research Interests: Physical chemistry; catalysis; materials; nanotechnology; renewable energy; catalyst characterization; heterogeneous catalysis; catalyst synthesis; nanomaterials; electrocatalysis; surface science; fuel cells

Qiang Zhang, PhD, Professor

Beijing Key Laboratory of Green Chemical Reaction Engineering and Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

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Research Interests: Large scale growth of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays; Mass production of vertically aligned carbon nanotube arrays in fluidized bed; Spinning carbon nanotube yarnfrom array obtained by floating catalysis process; High yield growth of double walled carbon nanotubes on designed catalyst; Fluffy carbon nanotubes for carbon nanotube pulp, paper, film, cushioning; Energy-absorbing hybrid compo=sites based on alternate carbon nanotube and inorganic layers; Methanol synthesis on carbon intercrossed Cu based catalyst

Huiyan Zhang, PhD, Professor

Key Laboratory of Energy Thermal Conversion and Control Ministry of Education, School of Energy and Environment, Southeast University, Nanjing 210096, China

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Research Interests: Biomass thermal conversion; Solid waste gasifiction and pyrolysis

Yao Zheng, PhD, Associate Professor

University of Adelaide

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Research Interests: Electrocatalysis; Nanomaterials; CO2 conversion; Water splitting; Fuel cell; Hydrogen generation

Chuan-Jian Zhong

Professor, Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Binghamton, Binghamton, NY 13902, USA

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Research Interests: Catalysis; Electrocatalysis; Interfacial Chemistry; Materials Chemistry

Anna Zielińska-Jurek, PhD, Associate Professor

Gdańsk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12, 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland

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Research Interests: Synthesis of functional materials and their characterization; Application of photocatalysis in environmental technologies; New photocatalysts for hydrogen production; Photocatalytic reforming of waste streams; CO2 hydrogenation to fuels