WCF 2019

World Chemistry Forum 2019

Analysis, Catalysis, Nanoscience

May 22-24, 2019 | Barcelona, Spain

Event Date

May 22-24, 2019

Event Location

Barcelona, Spain

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•  Online Registration is Open
August 1st, 2018

•  Call for speakers!
August 1st, 2018

•  Welcome to the website of WCF-2019 July 20th, 2018

 
Important Dates

•  Abstract Submission Start Day
August 1st, 2018

•  Earlybird Registration Start Day
August 1st, 2018

•  Earlybird Registration Deadline
Sep. 30th, 2018

•  Abstract Submission Deadline
April 15th, 2019

•  Acceptance Notification Deadline
April 20th, 2019

 
Program
 
 

Day 1: May 22, 2019 (Wednesday)

Morning

Plenary Forum (I)

 

Moderator:

Dr. Francesc Illas, Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain

09:00-9:30

Title: Interface Materials on the Nanoscale. Dominant Media of Chemical Change and Evolution

Dr. Gabor A. Somorjai, Professor, University of California at Berkeley, USA

09:30-10:00

Title: Oxide Surface Chemistry Viewed at the Atomic Scale

Dr. Ulrike Diebold, Professor, Institute of Applied Physics, TU Wien, Vienna, Austria

10:00-10:30

Title: Role of Carbonaceous Aerosols in Catalyzing Sulfate Formation

Dr. Hong He, Researcher, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

10:30-11:00

Title: Heterogeneous Catalysis – Backbone for Worldwide Chemistry

Dr. Ulrich Mueller, Senior Vice President - Executive Expert Zeolite Catalysis, BASF SE, Germany

11:00-11:30

Title:Novel Catalysts for Methane Activation at Room Temperature

Dr. Francesc Illas, Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain

11:30-12:00

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

Afternoon

Forum 1: Analytical Science and Technology

Forum 1-1: Frontiers in Analytical Science and Technology

 

Chair

Dr. Carlos Escudero, Scientist, Alba Synchrotron Light Source, Spain

Co-Chair

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13:30-13:55

Title: NAPP: XPS at Near Ambient Pressures at ALBA Synchrotron

Dr. Carlos Escudero, Scientist, Alba Synchrotron Light Source, Spain

13:55-14:20

Title: Towards the Next Generation Optical Nanopore Device for Single Molecule Sensor

Dr. Seong Soo Choi, Professor and Director, Research Center for Nanobio Science and Technology, SunMoon University, South Korea

14:20-14:45

Speech Opportunity Available

14:45-15:10

Title: TBD

Mr. Richard Kramer, President, Applied Chemometrics, Inc., USA

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: AFM-in-SEM: New Tool for In-Situ Analyses and Correlative Microscopy

Dr. Jan Neuman, CEO and Co-founder, NenoVision s.r.o.; Owner, Optik Instruments, s.r.o., Czech Republic

15:55-16:20

Title: Infrared Emission Spectroscopy and Plasma Analysis for Laser Generated Carbon and Water Plasmas

Dr. Laszlo Nemes, Science Adviser Emeritus, Hungarian Academy of Science, Hungary

16:20-16:45

Title: Application of Nano Materials in Analytical Chemistry

Dr. Mahmoud Khodari, Professor, Vice President for Postgraduate and Research Affairs, South Valley University, Egypt

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

 

Forum 1-2: Mass Spectrometry

 

Chair

Dr. Chengzhi Cai, Professor, University of Houston, USA

Co-Chair

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13:30-13:55

Title: TBD

Dr. Athula B. Attygalle, Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA

13:55-14:20

Title: Proteomics of The Bacterial Biofilms Related to Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Studied by Mass Spectrometry

Dr. Chengzhi Cai, Professor, University of Houston, USA

14:20-14:45

Speech Opportunity Available

14:45-15:10

Title: Deuterated Products Analysis During Deuterium Tracer Studies of Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis by Gas Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry

Dr. Buchang Shi, Associate Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, USA

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Speech Opportunity Available

15:55-16:20

Title: TBD

Dr. Judy Westrick, Director, Wayne State University, USA

16:20-16:45

Title: Thermodesorption Mass-Spectrometry

Dr. E. N. Slyuta, V.I. Vernadsky Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

   

Forum 2: Nano Science and Technology

Forum 2-1: Nanochemistry

 

Chair

Dr. Didier Long, Deputy Director of the Polymers and Advanced Materials Laboratory, CNRS/Solvay; Director of Research, CNRS, France

Co-Chair

Dr. Conrad Becker, Professor, Aix-Marseille University, France

13:30-13:55

Title: Effect of Filler Morphology and Distribution State on the linear and Nonlinear Mechanical Behaviour of Nanofilled Elastomers

Dr. Didier Long, Deputy Director of the Polymers and Advanced Materials Laboratory, CNRS/Solvay; Director of Research, CNRS, France

13:55-14:20

Title: TBD

Dr. Joan Ramon Morante, Professor and Head of the Advanced Materials and Devices for Energy, Catalonia Institute of Research for Energy, Spain

14:20-14:45

Speech Opportunity Available

14:45-15:10

Title: Local On-surface Chemistry by STM Using High Electric Fields

Dr. Conrad Becker, Professor, Aix-Marseille University, France

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Hybrid Organic-inorganic Composite Layers Synthesized by Laser Techniques for Environmental and Energy Storage Applications

Dr. Eniko Gyorgy, Scientist, ICMAB-CSIC, Spain

15:55-16:20

Title: Effect of Nano-Confinement on the Kinetics, Mechanism, and Equilibria of Aqueous Chemical Reactions

Dr. Guy Vereecke, Senior Researcher, Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (Imec), Belgium

16:20-16:45

Speech Opportunity Available

16:45-17:10

Title: Green Nanotechnology and Supramolecular Chemistry

Dr. Bianca Pizzorno Backx, Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

 

 

Forum 2-2: Advanced and Smart Nanomaterials

 

Chair

Dr. Igor L. Shabalin, Professor, The University of Salford, UK

Co-Chair

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13:30-13:55

Speech Opportunity Available

13:55-14:20

Title: Nanowires of Compound Semiconductors for Optoelectronics and PV Applications, Growth and Dimensionality Issues

Dr. Herv e Dumont, Associate Professor, The Central School of Lyon, France

14:20-14:45

Title: TBD

Dr. Juan Baselga Llidó, Professor and Director(Head) of the Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain

14:45-15:10

Title: Nanotechnology and Chemistry of Advanced Hetero-Modulus Ceramics

Dr. Igor L. Shabalin, Professor, The University of Salford, UK

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Control of Random Atomic Configuration for Improved Mechanical Properties in Metallic Glasses

Dr. Junji Saida, Professor, Tohoku University, Japan

15:55-16:20

Title: Superconducting MgB2 and MT-YBaCuO materials for SMART application: nanostructure and properties

Dr. Tatiana Prikhna, Professor, Bakul Institute of Superhard Materials, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine

16:20-16:45

Title: Tokenization Intellectual Property Development on Nano Science and Technology – Graphene Case Study

Dr. Mei-Hsin Wang, Professor, National Yunlin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan 

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 


Forum 3: Catalysis Science and Technology

Forum 3-1: Advanced Research of Catalysis

 

Chair

Dr. Yurii V. Geletii, Senior Scientist, Emory University, USA

Co-Chair

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13:30-13:55

Title: Swellable Organically Modified Silica (SOMS) as a Catalyst Scaffold for Catalytic Treatment of Water through Hydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis Reactions

Dr. Umit S. Ozkan, Professor, The Ohio State University, USA

13:55-14:20

Title: Addressing the Impact of Nanoscale Photon Field Heterogeneities on Photocatalysis: Coupled optical and kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations

Dr. Sebastian Matera, Group Leader, Free University of Berlin, Germany

14:20-14:45

Title: Singnificance of Surface Properties of Heterogenous Catalysts in Switching the Product Selectivity of Hydrogenation

Dr. Fengyu Zhao, Professor, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, CAS, China

14:45-15:10

Title: Pseudo-Catalytic Processes for Environmental Applications in Steel Slag and Dolomitic Lime Processing

Dr. Michael D. Wyrsta, President, Lixivia, Inc., USA

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Spontaneously Activatable Precipitated Iron-Based Catalysts for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis

Dr. Dong Hyun Chun, Research Director, Korea Institute of Energy Research, South Korea

15:55-16:20

Title: Recent Advancements in Closing the Apparent Community Gap between Electrocatalysis and Battery Research
Dr. Kai Exner, Ulm University, Germany

16:20-16:45

Title: Heating Effects of Catalysis on Metals and Quartz in Supersonic Dissociated Air Jets

Dr. A. F. Kolesnikov, Performance Manager, Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in MechanicsRussian Academy of Sciences, Russia

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

 

Forum 3-2: Catalytic Theory and Mechanisms

 

Chair

Call for Chair

Co-Chair

Dr. Sergio Navalon, Professor, Technical University of Valencia, Spain

13:30-13:55

Title: Boron-Based Materials for the Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Alkanes

Dr. Ive Hermans, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

13:55-14:20

Title: Metal Modified Bifunctional Catalysts for Production of Green Biodiesel from Renewable Sources

Dr. Narendra Kumar, Professor, Abo Akademi University, Finland

14:20-14:45

Title: The Mechanism of Hydroamination Catalysis Using Cyclam-Based Zr and y Complexes

Dr. Ana M. Martins, Professor, Higher Technical Institute, University of Lisbon, Portugal

14:45-15:10

Title: The Role of Gold Clusters on Electron Transfer Reactions for Hydrogen Production over Rutile TiO2(110) Single Crystal

Dr. Hicham H Idriss, Research Fellow, SABIC, Saudi Arabia

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Tile: Superior Activity of UiO-66 Solid having Simultaneously Zr4+ and Ti4+ as Metal Nodes and Nitroterephthalate Organic Ligand for the Catalytic Oxidation of Alkenes with O2

Dr. Sergio Navalon, Professor, Technical University of Valencia, Spain

15:55-16:20

Title: The Catalytic Design and Structural Design in Li-O2 Batteries

Dr. Quanfeng Dong, Professor, Xiamen University, China

16:20-16:45

Title: Inorganic, Hybridized and Living Macrocellular Foams: "Out of the Box" Heterogeneous Catalysis through the Integrative Chemistry Input

Dr. Renal Backov, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

 

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