Honorable Organizing Committee Member for CAT 2021 Conference - Eugenio Meloni
Keynote Presentation
Electricity-based processes: a new way for process intensification in chemical engineering
Eugenio Meloni, University of Salerno, Italy

The European Union, through the SET-Plan, aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20%, to have a 20% share of energy from low-carbon energy sources, and to have a 20% reduction in the use of primary energy by improving energy efficiency by 2020, with a long-term ambition to reduce emissions by 80-95% by 2050. In the way of Process Intensification, the European Commission pro [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Miroslaw Szukiewicz
Keynote Presentation
Optimization of Experiments for Heterogeneous Reactor Processes
Miroslaw Szukiewicz, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland

The study of chemical kinetics is concerned with the measurement and interpretation of the rates of chemical reactions in the so-called process window. It tracks how quickly, the transition from an initial to the  final states of reaction occurs and what compounds are formed. This know-how is necessary to commercialize any reactor process, it helps to determine proper temp [....] » Read More

Respected Speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Iryna Antonyshyn
Oral Presentation
Intermetallic Hf2B2Ir5 as OER electrocatalyst
Iryna Antonyshyn, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany

The transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy sources requires multiple solutions, among which water electrolysis will play an important role. Considering proton-exchange-membrane (PEM) electrolysis with its advantages as a route for hydrogen production, the kinetics of both electrode reactions should be sufficient for large-scale application. However, at the current sta [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Wojciech Snoch
Oral Presentation
Biocatalysis in search of effective anticancer agents – A novel sugar esters based on polyhydroxyalkanoate monomers
Wojciech Snoch, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Bacterial polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) are natural polyesters synthetized in unfavorable environmental conditions to store and reuse carbon source inside a microbial cell.  They are also a rich source of valuable intermediates that can be chemically modified in numerous ways and used in biocatalytic reactions. This is possible due to the 3-R-hydroxyl and carboxyl groups of [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - G. Satishkumar
Oral Presentation
Sustainable heterogeneous catalysts for arylation of arenes via C-H and C-O bond activation
G. Satishkumar, Vellore Institute of Technology, India

Selective cleaving and functionalizing C-H, C-O bond in organic chemistry still remains a great challenge due to its weakest reactivity. Transition metal catalysts played a significant role in constructing various organic molecules through C-C coupling by activating the C-H and C-O bond. However, the need for ligands and additives are inevitable for homogeneous catalysts to acc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Adrian Tan Kong Fei
Oral Presentation
Enhancing the stability of Co Fischer-Tropsch catalysts with boron promotion
Adrian Tan Kong Fei, Curtin University, Malaysia

Fischer-Tropsch synthesis (FTS) converts synthesis gas, a mixture of CO and H2, into various hydrocarbon products. Co catalysts are supported on various inert materials to increase their dispersion. They are preferred for FTS because of their good hydrocarbon selectivity, high CO conversion, and low water gas shift activity. Natural gas and gasification of coal is traditionally [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Pavan Manohar More
Oral Presentation
Complete oxidation of propene using Cu/Ce/ Hydroxyapatite: Effect of preparation methods
Pavan Manohar More, Institute of Chemical Technology, India

Propene is one of the component present in diesel exhaust and volatile compounds emitted from various sources. The mitigation propene emission can be done by using catalytic oxidation. It is one of the efficient method compared to the other methods. Pt/Al2O3 has been used a commercial catalyst. However, due to the higher cost low hydrothermal stability and low activity at lower [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Wilfried G. Kanhounnon
Oral Presentation
DFT study of catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of furan and derivatives on different metallic edge of MoS2
Wilfried G. Kanhounnon, Universite d’Abomey-Calavi, Benin

Biomass is a sustainable feedstock expected to replace the fossil fuels in energy production. Biomass derivative oils contain however a high amount of oxygenated compounds. This is disadvantageous for the direct utilization of bio-oil as transportation fuels since these oxygenates confer them a low chemical and thermal stability, a low energy value and a high viscosity. It is t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Sujoy Bandyopadhyaya
Oral Presentation
Conjugated porous polymers: Potential testbed for platinum free electrocatalysis for oxygen reduction reaction
Sujoy Bandyopadhyaya, Indrashil University, India

Background: Starting from the grand old activated charcoal to zeolites, porous materials have been utilized for environmental and technological benefits for mankind. Of late, porous organic polymers (POPs) have emerged as a new class of functional materials with applications ranging from gas adsorption, gas/liquid separations, catalysis, light harvesting, energy storage to chem [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Tudor Spataru
Oral Presentation
The mechanism of the vitamin B12 active forms catalytic processes in human body
Tudor Spataru, Columbia University, USA

For decades Methionine Synthase process has been considered as an energy barrier process by research community. Nevertheless, the in-vivo Methionine Synthase process can, in principle, run unlimited number of its turnovers without side effects and products. This requires two valid conditions for this process: a) the Methionine Synthase process reactions are running without ener [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Ozlem Alptekin
Oral Presentation
Transferase enzymes used in drug synthesis
Ozlem Alptekin, University of Cukurova, Turkey

Transferase enzymes catalyse the transfer of different functional groups of a donor molecule to another molecule. In drug synthesis, they are especially used to obtain enantiomerically pure drug intermediates. This kind of chemoenzymatic synthesis is used to improve unfavourable conditions of traditional chemical syntheses. Unlikely chemical syntheses, chemoenzymatic syntheses [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Nivedita Sharma
Oral Presentation
Microbial hydrolytic enzymes - Power house of green fuel
Nivedita Sharma, Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, India

The world is facing a reduction of global fossil fuels resources, like petroleum, natural gas, or charcoal, while energy requirements are progressively growing up. Fossil fuels should be replaced, at least partially by biofuels once the current fuel supply is suspected to be unsustainable in the foreseen future. In fact, the search for sustainable alternatives to produce fuel a [....] » Read More

speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Michael Badawi
Oral Presentation
Ab initio tools for upgrading of biomass and production of biofuels
Michael Badawi, University of Lorraine, France

Pyrolysis of lignin, derived from lignocellulosic biomass, produces bio-oils with high oxygen content (20-45 wt.%). These bio-oils can be upgraded by hydrodeoxygenation (HDO), a thermal catalytic process under H2 pressure, to obtain more valuable oxygen-free products. Thus, we combine theoretical and experimental techniques to elaborate, characterize, and test innovative HDO ca [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Petru Spataru
Oral Presentation
The influence of temperature and presence of organic sulfur R-S-H on the separation degree of organic solids from wastewater
Petru Spataru, Institute of Chemistry, Republic of Moldova

In the technology of separation of organic solids from wastewater, there are several ways of combining activated sludge, produced under technological aeration conditions, with primary sediment, obtaining different results depending on the ambient temperature, so the natural climatic conditions. At the same time, the sedimentation dynamics depends directly on the temperature. As [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Seda Cetindere
Oral Presentation
BODIPY dyes in light driven catalysis
Seda Cetindere, Gebze Technical University, Turkey

Due to population growth and rising industrialization, the global energy demand will increase significantly over the coming decades. Amongst several alternative energy schemes, hydrogen has been considered as one of the most promising candidates to provide sustainable, carbon neutral energy on a global scale. Therefore, the light-driven production of hydrogen from aqueous media [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Silviya Vasileva Boycheva
Oral Presentation
Development of cost-effective catalytic systems for total oxidation of VOCs by utilization of solid fuel combustion by-products
Silviya Vasileva Boycheva, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

Coal-based energy production still plays a leading role worldwide, growing in a number of fast-developing countries. The European Union's strategy for the next decade is to limit the burning of coal, but the number of incinerators and gasifiers for municipal waste continues to increase rapidly. The combustion of coal and household municipal waste generates a solid by-produc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Emmanuel Kweinor Tetteh
Oral Presentation
Application of biophotocatalytic system for CO2 mitigation in anerobic biogas production
Emmanuel Kweinor Tetteh, Durban University of Technology, South Africa

With the rapid increase in global energy consumption and depletion of natural resources, economic assessment of photo -bioreactor technology in wastewater settings for water and energy (biogas) production comes as an essential drive for global sustainability development. Thus, recovering biogas and other valuable resources from wastewater treatment is foreseen as the centre for [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Richard Djimasbe
Oral Presentation
Implementation of spinels types of NiAl2O4, CoAl2O4 and Ni-Co2O4 as emerging nanoparticles catalysts for upgrading of extra heavy oil including hydrogen production under supercritical water conditions
Richard Djimasbe, Kazan Federal University, Russia

Spinel types of catalysts were successfully synthesized, and employed in this work in order to consider theirs performance in upgrading process extra heavy oil from Taha oilfield (China) to produce light oil and mainly for gases production (methane and hydrogen). The results of XRD patterns and SEM of the synthesized catalysts showed that the following spinel types of CoAl2O4 ( [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Riheb Mabrouk
Oral Presentation
Lattice Boltzmann simulation of metal foam porosity effects on phase transition phenomenon in a latent heat storage device
Riheb Mabrouk, University of Monastir, Tunisia

This paper performs a numerical evaluation of the geometric structure of metal foam such as pore density (PPI; number of pores per inch) and porosity effect on melting and solidifying phenomena heat transfer in an open-ended rectangular porous channel (metal foam) contained a phase change material (PCM: paraffin) under forced convection. The local thermal non-equilibrium cond [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Guray Yildiz
Oral Presentation
Pyrolytic production of biofuel intermediates in the presence of zeolites: A focus on continuous operations
Guray Yildiz, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey

Renewable energy sources principally used for power and heat production (wind, solar, etc.), are not suitable for the production of conventional fuels and raw materials (e.g. petroleum-based chemicals) currently used in the existing industries. To continue the production of chemicals and (transportation) fuels, and to contribute to the sustainability of the current petrochemica [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Ece Kilic
Oral Presentation
Picoplankton under the influence of climate change
Ece Kilic, Iskenderun Technical University, Turkey

Anthropogenic activities like greenhouse gas emission, land use change and deforestation alter the dynamics of atmosphere. Ecological life in the marine environment depends on the balance between atmosphere and ocean; so, variations in the climate cause changes in the chemical and biological equilibrium of oceans. Sea surface warming, ocean acidification, alterations in nutrien [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Francesco Nocito
Oral Presentation
Biomass-derived molecules valorization: from furfural to 2,5-furan dicarboxylic acid using a two-step oxidation/carboxylation process
Francesco Nocito, University of Bari, Italy

Biomass-derived oxygenate-species can be considered an alternative to fossil resources derived chemicals. Among them furfural, that can be easily produced from xylose dehydration over acid catalysts, has received great attention as precursor of commodity chemicals. In this paper we present a two-step process for the conversion of furfural into 2,5-furan dicarboxylic acid (FDCA) [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Dawei Chen
Oral Presentation
Gas generation mechanism of interaction between organic matter and water in high evolution stage
Dawei Chen, Research Institute of Petroleum Exploration & Development, China

In this paper, a comparative simulation experiment of bitumen, crude oil and kerogen samples under water and no water conditions was conducted to study the mechanism of the interaction between highly evolved organic matter and water. The results show that. The participation of water improves the yield of natural gas from the pyrolysis of high evolution residual organic matter. [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Binitha N Narayanan
Oral Presentation
Eco-friendly preparation of copper oxide graphene nanocomposites and their Fenton like activation of persulphate for the degradation of 4-chlorophenol
Binitha N Narayanan, Sree Neelakanta Government Sanskrit College Pattambi, India

Facile preparation of graphene in an eco-friendly manner and development of its composites for enhanced catalytic performance is one of the main targets of researchers. Green synthesis of copper oxide/graphene nanocomposites are performed here by a simple hydrothermal treatment of copper precursor with an aqueous dispersion of graphene prepared by ball-milling graphite with suc [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Nikolaos C. Kokkinos
Keynote Presentation
Process simulation of in situ catalytic fuel upgrade in aqueous media
Nikolaos C. Kokkinos, International Hellenic University, Greece

Homogeneous catalysis in refinery processes is rare, mainly due to the separation difficulties that emerge. Thus, the very many benefits of the homogeneous catalysis are still kept apart from the petroleum industry. In the present research work, a successful application of heterogenized homogeneous catalysis was implemented taking into advantage its pioneering benefit that is t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Osman Adiguzel
Keynote Presentation
Lattice reactions and chemical factors governing shape reversibility in shape memory alloys
Osman Adiguzel, Firat university, Turkey

A series of alloy systems take place in class of advanced smart materials with adaptive properties and   stimulus response to the external changes. Shape memory alloys take place in this group, due to the shape reversibility and capacity of responding to changes in the environment. These alloys exhibit a peculiar property called shape memory effect, which is character [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Faridul Islam
Oral Presentation
Microwave-assisted synthesis and structural investigation of coal-derived few-layer graphene via a catalytic graphitization process
Faridul Islam, The University of Newcastle, Australia

Few-layer graphene was synthesized via microwave-assisted catalytic graphitization due to its increasing demand and wide applications. The microwave irradiation temperature at a set holding time played a key role in synthesizing few-layer graphene. The highest degree of graphitization and a well-developed pore structure was fabricated at 1300 °C using a 10% iron catalyst fo [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Wang Xiaosheng
Oral Presentation
Improving catalytic activity and stability over mordenite for dimethyl ether carbonylation: Effect of selective acid sites removal
Wang Xiaosheng, China University of Petroleum-Beijing, China

Dimethyl ether carbonylation reaction over Mordenite has gained many attentions due to its mild reaction conditions and high product selectivity. However, Mordenite still suffered from short lifetime and poor stability. In this report, we summarized our work on improving catalytic activity and stability over Mordenite for dimethyl ether carbonylation by selective removing the a [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Marita Piglowska
Oral Presentation
Natural carbon materials for sodium-ion batteries
Marita Piglowska, Poznan University of Technology, Poland

Sodium-ion cells turn out to be a breakthrough compared to lithium-ion cells due to the similar amount of storage energy and much lower price and ease of production compared to lithium-ion cells. Sodium-ion batteries not only replace lithium with one of the most popular earth elements, but also give real hope for completely getting rid of cobalt from the electrodes. When workin [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Md Nurul Islam Siddique
Oral Presentation
Influence of supplementary nutrients on methane generation from anaerobic fermentation of agricultural waste: Viability & Fertilizer recovery
Md Nurul Islam Siddique, University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT), Malaysia

Different substrates processed together might be the enhancement of needs for the organisms drew in with anaerobic digestion. In the current work, the effect of supplements on the co-digestion of cultivating substrates was assessed. An extra enhancement plan which expects a critical occupation in the anaerobic digestion was used at three stages: 37 °C, 40 °C, and 50 &de [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Jesus Gonzalez Cobos
Oral Presentation
Formate electrooxidation using cobalt hexacyanoferrate as non-noble metal catalyst
Jesus Gonzalez Cobos, Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse et l’Environnement de Lyon, France

One of the biggest challenges currently facing humankind and the scientific community is the energy production and consumption without the use of fossil fuels. Big efforts have been invested in creating technologies that enable closed carbon or carbon neutral fuel cycles, decreasing CO2 emissions into the atmosphere. Formic acid/formate (FA) has attracted increasing interest as [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Ashanendu Mandal
Oral Presentation
Adsorptive removal of phenol from wastewater using low-cost adsorbents
Ashanendu Mandal, University of Calcutta, India

Phenol being toxic in nature needs to be removed from wastewater before its discharge. This research therefore aims for removal of phenol from its aqueous solution through adsorption process. Four bio-adsorbents such as guava tree bark, rice husk, neem leaves, activated carbon from coconut coir and four industrial waste adsorbents such as rice husk ash, red mud, clarified sludg [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Varsha Brahmkhatri
Oral Presentation
Surface engineered : Noble metal nanoparticle incorporated natural diatom biosilica catalyst for oxidation of D-glucose
Varsha Brahmkhatri, Jain University, India

Diatoms, unicellular photosynthetic algae that occur in all water territories on earth. Their cell walls are composed of amorphous biosilica also called frustule. They exhibit nanoporous to microporous and macroporous patterning that is specific to particular species. Attributable to their highly porous structure, diatom biosilica is a promising renewable material for various a [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Pragati Shukla
Oral Presentation
Packed and fluidized beds for elemental mercury adsorption
Pragati Shukla, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India

Mercury is one of the most hazardous air pollutants. Due to high vapour pressure of mercury under ambient conditions, exposed mercury may lead to significant mercury air vapour concentration in working atmosphere. The disadvantages associated with the available treatment technologies as well as strict environmental regulations have led to search for environmentally friendly, lo [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Mridusmita Barooah
Oral Presentation
Enhancement of CO2 performance with incorporation of amino-functionalized filler in mixed matrix membrane
Mridusmita Barooah, National Institute of Technology, India

Mixed matrix membrane for gas separation is an advanced technology for the cost effective fabrication of high performing defect-free membranes. Compared to the conventional membranes, mixed matrix membrane prove to be effective for cleaner energy production, natural gas purification and CO2 capture from flue gas systems. This class of membranes, provide synergistic effect on th [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Jianying Ouyang
Oral Presentation
Enrichment of sc-SWCNTs for thin film transistor and gas sensing applications
Jianying Ouyang, National Research Council Canada, Canada

In this oral presentation, purification and enrichment of semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (sc-SWCNTs) will be reported and discussed. Conjugated polymer extraction (CPE) process was developed and it was found that a trace amount of polar solvents was able to boost the enrichment yield drastically. We provide insights on CPE by demonstrating that a conjugated polym [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Carlos Alonso Lopez Gordillo
Oral Presentation
PVOLED electrical simulation and analysis using CdSe quantum dots as an active layer
Carlos Alonso Lopez Gordillo, Universidad de Ciencias y Artes de Chiapas, Mexico

Organic photovoltaics (OPs) have been notably developed in the last years, OLED technology is now on the market in devices such as smartphones and flat screens. On the other hand, organic solar cells (OSC) are been used in buildings and cars as solar windows and even in clothes to charge small batteries. The possibility to combine OSCs and OLEDs had been explored. This device, [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Orlando Elguera
Oral Presentation
Review of research topics for scaling-up of sonochemical reactors (Sono-Reactors)
Orlando Elguera, Instituto de Química (IQSC), Peru

This study is aimed to review the topics of chemical engineering to take in consideration for the scaling-up of reactors, in order to perform processes based on the application of the sonochemistry at industrial level. Sonochemistry is an emergent technology, defined as chemistry made with ultrasound. The characteristic ultrasound frequencies are in the range of 1-10MHz, and in [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Julia Muller Hulstede
Oral Presentation
Pt-free Fe-N-C catalysts for the ORR in HT-PEMFC – Investigation of carbon black- based Fe-N-C and commercial Fe-N-C
Julia Muller Hulstede, DLR – Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics, Germany

High-temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells (HT-PEMFCs) are promising candidates for the sustainable conversion of chemical into electrical energy with the option of utilizing sustainable fuels like green methanol. The use of methanol is beneficial if no hydrogen infrastructure is available and only possible due to the high operating temperature of 150-180 °C that [....] » Read More

Respected Speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Gaukhar Yergaziyeva
Poster Presentation
Study of the possibility of using catalysts based on iron-ore concentrate in the decomposition of methane
Gaukhar Yergaziyeva, Institute of Combustion Problems, Kazakhstan

Known catalysts containing iron ores as an active component, for example, in the oxidation of sulfur dioxide; processing of carbon-containing raw materials to obtain liquid and gaseous products, etc. One of the main advantages of such catalysts is the low cost of their production, which is especially important for large-scale production. Therefore, studies on the use of read [....] » Read More

Respected Speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Gaukhar Yergaziyeva
Poster Presentation
Conversion of ethanol over copper catalysts on rice husk
Gaukhar Yergaziyeva, Institute of Combustion Problems, Kazakhstan

Copper-containing catalysts have shown good activities for ethanol dehydrogenation to acetaldehyde. Acetaldehyde is one of the most important aliphatic chemicals. It can be used as a raw material for production of acetic acid, acetic anhydride, ethyl acetate, butyl aldehyde, crotonaldehyde, pyridine and many other products. Main industrial method of obtaining acetaldehyde is ox [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Christian Wulkesch
Poster Presentation
A mild and simple approach to the ?-perfluoroalkenylation of aldehydes by photocatalysis using phosphines
Christian Wulkesch, Heinrich-Heine-Universitat Düsseldorf, Germany

(Per)fluorinated compounds are a substance class of increasing interest. The unique characteristics of molecules with fluorine substituents with regard to lipophilicity, solubility, chemical reactivity strongly affect biochemical processes such as binding ability and metabolic stability. Therefore, a lot of pharmaceuticals or agrochemicals are (per)fluorinated and the research [....] » Read More

Respected Speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Aliyah Alsharif
Poster Presentation
Gas-phase dehydroisomerization of alpha-pinene to para-cymene catalyzed by metal oxides
Aliyah Abdullah Alsharif, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Zn(II) and Zn(II)-Cr(III) oxides are demonstrated to be efficient, noble-metal-free catalysts for one-step dehydroisomerization of alpha-pinene to para-cymene in the gas phase. This is an example of the use of heterogeneous catalysis for the conversion of renewable feedstock into value-added chemicals. The reaction was carried out in a fixed-bed reactor at 350-370 oC to yield 9 [....] » Read More

Respected Speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Ivaylo Slavchev
Poster Presentation
Facile and effective amide bond formation through direct acylation of inactivated esters
Ivaylo Slavchev, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

Amide bond is arguably the most fundamental functionality in organic chemistry. Yet, new strategies are always needed to meet the contemporary synthetic challenges. Classical methods, using coupling agents, metal catalysts or harsh reaction conditions become less and less favored due to reasons, such as atom economy, energy efficiency and the implementation of green synthetic p [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Galina A. Sychev
Poster Presentation
Spontaneous and catalyzed Crystal Nucleation in Glass of the Li2O–SiO2 System
Galina A. Sychev, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

The results of studying the kinetics of spontaneous (homogeneous) and catalyzed (heterogeneous) crystal nucleation in silicate glass is presented for glasses in the Li2O–SiO2 system. Nucleation is catalyzed via the photosensitive mechanism by adding poorly soluble impurities, shifting the glass composition towards the higher content of one of the components (autocatalysis [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Alexander Herega
Poster Presentation
Simulation of the properties dynamics of the nearest neighborhood of percolation cluster elements
Alexander Herega, Odessa Military Academy, Ukraine

The nearest neighborhood of an element of a cluster system is percolation fields constructed around it in the phase spaces of properties. The presence of the nearest neighborhood in the cluster elements leads to the formation of structures, the dominant feature of which is the total multiscale. The concept of the nearest neighborhood significantly increases the number of parame [....] » Read More

Speaker at Catalysis conferences 2021 - Ellen Cristine Giese
Poster Presentation
Lamp phosphor powder bio-hydrometallurgical based recycling: It is possible an E-waste circular bioeconomy?
Ellen Cristine Giese, Center for Mineral Technology (CETEM), Brazil

The metallurgical industry has been looking for hydrometallurgical-based processes as an option in recent years because of some related inherent advantages, such as the ability to handle waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE or e-waste) with feasible waste management and lower energy consumption. E-waste contains economically significant levels of precious, critical m [....] » Read More

Respected Speaker for CAT 2021 Conference - Vitali Bakhtadze
Poster Presentation
Synthesis and formation of the Pd - MnOx / cordierite structure catalyst for CO oxidation
Vitali Bakhtadze, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Monolithic blocks remain the preferred carrier for the preparation of catalysts used in gas cleaning processes. From the analysis of the published data, it can be concluded that the development of automotive catalysts depends on the solution of the following problems: search of a composition for the preparation of effective non-platinum and mixed catalysts for cleaning of [....] » Read More

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