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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August 1st, 2018

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August 1st, 2018

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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 2: May 23, 2019 (Thursday)

Morning

Plenary Forum (II)

Time: 08:00-10:00, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

Moderator:

Dr. Michael Stockenhuber, Professor, The University of Newcastle, Australia

08:00-08:30

Title: New Catalytic Concepts Using Low Vapor-pressure Liquids

Dr. Hans-Peter Steinrück, Professor, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

08:30-09:00

Title: Catalytically Active Sites on Oxide Nanoparticles: Is What You See Really What You Get?

Dr. Christof Woll, Professor and Director of Institute for Functional Interfaces, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

09:00-09:30

Title: Increasing Fundamental Understanding of the Structure and Chemistry of Porous Catalysts for the Development of Catalytic Processes

Dr. Michael Stockenhuber, Professor, The University of Newcastle, Australia

09:30-10:00

Title: Catalytic Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols and Aldehydes

Dr. Shengming Ma, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry; Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS, China

 

 

 

Forum 1: Analytical Science and Technology

Forum 1-2: Mass Spectrometry and Chromatography

Time: 10:10-11:50, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 3, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Revital Rapoport, Head of Chemistry Division, Aminolab laboratories LTD., Israel

Co-Chair

Dr. Michael Li, Professor, Suzhou University of Science and Technology, China

10:10-10:35

Title: Cannabis-From Herbal into a Dosage Form. Analytical Considerations and Lesson Learned regarding the Determination of Active Cannabinoids

Dr. Revital Rapoport, Head of Chemistry Division, Aminolab laboratories LTD., Israel

10:35-11:00

Title: Cyclodextrins Are the Dominant Chiral Selective Agents in Capillary Chromatographic Techniques
Dr. Zoltan Juvancz, Professor, Obuda University, Hungary

11:00-11:25

Title: Validation and Application of Analytical Method for Glyphosate and Glufosinate in Foods by Liquid Chromatography-tandem Mass Spectrometry
Dr. Renwei Hu, Research and Development Manager, INOVALYS, France

11:25-11:50

Title: Using Response Surface Methodology (RSM) to predict Instrumental Mass Fractionation (IMF) of Stable Isotope SIMS Analyses
Mr. Carles Fabrega, Department of Mining, Industrial and ICT Engineering, Polytechnic College of Engineering of Manresa, Spain

 

 

 

Forum 1-3: Spectroscopy

Time: 10:10-12:40, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 4, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Zhan Chen, Professor, University of Michigan, USA

Co-Chair

Dr. Yeny Tobon, Associated Professor, University of Lille, France

10:10-10:35

Title: Relationships between Molecular Structures and Catalytic Activities of Surface Immobilized Enzymes Investigated Using Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy
Dr. Zhan Chen, Professor, University of Michigan, USA

10:35-11:00

Title: Fine-Structured Spectroscopy: Measuring Complexes, Experimental Studies and Their Applications
Dr. N. I. Moskalenko, Professor, Kazan State Power Engineering University, Russia

11:00-11:25

Title: What we Learn about Surfaces and Crystal Defects Using Positron Beams

Dr. Christoph Hugenschmidt, Group Head, Technical University of Munich, Germany

11:25-11:50

Title: Applications of Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy (350-2500 Nm) in Pharmaceutical Assessments for Public Health

Dr. David Jenkins, Associate Director, FHI 360, USA

11:50-12:15

Title: Micro Raman Spectroscopy and Raman Imaging for the Study of The (Photo)Reactivity and the Heterogeneity Of Single Levitated Droplets

Dr. Yeny Tobon, Associated Professor, University of Lille, France

12:15-12:40

Title: UV Digital Micromirror Spectrometer for Dispersive AFS: Spectral Interference in Simultaneous Determination of Se and Pb
Dr. Di Tian, Professor, College of Instrumentation & Elictrical Engeering, Jilin University, China

 

 

 

Forum 2: Nano Science and Technology

Forum 2-3: Application of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology ( I )

Time: 10:10-12:40, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Oleg L. Figovsky, Professor and Founder, Polymate Ltd - Israel Research Center, Israel

Co-Chair

Dr. Shuncheng Lee, Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

10:10-10:35

Title: Supercritical Route for Organic Modified Inorganic Nanoparticles-Application to Nanoink, Polymer Hybrid Materials and Catalysis

Dr. Tadafumi Adschiri, Professor, Tohoku University, Japan

10:35-11:00

Title: Nanostructured Polymer-Silicate Binder, Based On Organic Alkali Soluble Silicate

Dr. Oleg L. Figovsky, Professor and Founder, Polymate Ltd - Israel Research Center, Israel

11:00-11:25

Title: Engineered Colloidal Nanocrystals for Energy Efficient Smart Windows

Dr. Michele Manca, Senior Researcher, Leitat Technological Center, Spain

11:25-11:50

Title: Synthesis and Applications of Nanomaterials with High Catalytic Activity in Formaldehyde Removal from Indoor Air
Dr. Shuncheng Lee, Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China

11:50-12:15

Title: Nanocrystals and Hybrid Structures for Lighting and Imaging Applications

Dr. Hisham Menkara, President & CEO, PhosphorTech Corporation, USA

12:15-12:40

Title: Metal Surface Treatment. Nanocoatings to Improve Paint Adhesion and Corrosion Protection
Dr. Josep Vives, R & D Project Manager, Proquimia, Spain

 

 

Forum 2-4: Nano-Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology

Time: 10:10-12:40, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 5, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Jaehwan Kim, Professor and Director, CRC for NanoCellulose Future Composites, Inha University, South Korea

10:10-10:35

Title: Bionanotechnology for Liquid Biopsy Cancer Diagnostics and Early Detection
Dr. Michael J. Heller, Professor Emeritus, University California San Diego; Distinguished Scientist, Institute`s Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center, USA

10:35-11:00

Title:Water Made by Nature – the Convergence of Membrane Science and Biology

Dr. Peter Jensen, CEO & Co-Founder, Aquaporin A/S, Denmark

11:00-11:25

Title: A Sustainable Cellulose Coating for Superhydrophobic Properties on Paper and Fabrics

Dr. Jaehwan Kim, Professor and Director, CRC for NanoCellulose Future Composites, Inha University, South Korea

11:25-11:50

Title: A Novel Nanolipidoid-MicroRNA Formulation Promotes Bone Regeneration
Dr. Jake Chen, Professor and Director, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA

11:50-12:15

Title: Nanomaterials: Enabling Future Diagnostics and Treatment

Dr. Manuela Vacatello, Research Technology Specialist, Merck KGaA, Italy

12:15-12:40

Title: Integrated Bioelectronic Platform for Isolation and Detection of Circulating Tumor Cells
Dr. Peilin Chen, Research Fellow, Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

 

 

 

Forum 3: Catalysis Science and Technology

Forum 3-3: Catalytic Materials, Methodologies and Technologies(I)

Time: 10:10-12:40, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 6, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Steven Lynn Bernasek, Professor, Yale-NUS College, Singapore

10:10-10:35

Title: Base Metal Nanoparticles and Hollow Nanospheres at the Border of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis

Dr. Claus Feldmann, Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

10:35-11:00

Title: The Dark Side of Artificial Photosynthesis. Recent Discoveries from Operando Electrochemical Surface Science Studies

Dr. Manuel P. Soriaga, Professor, California Institute of Technology, USA

11:00-11:25

Title: Surface Science Applied to the Mechanistic Study of Heterogeneous Catalysis
Dr. Steven L. Bernasek, Professor, Division of Science, Yale-NUS College, Singapore

11:25-11:50

Title: Catalytic Boron Chemistry for New Synthetic Opportunities
Dr. Elena Fernandez, Professor, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain

11:50-12:15

Title: Heterogeneously-catalyzed Dehydrogenative Coupling Reactions of Phenolic Compounds Using O2 as Green Oxidant
Dr. Zen Maeno, Specially Appointed Lecturer, Hokkaido University, Japan

12:15-12:40

Title: Electrocatalysis for CO2 and CO Reduction: Controlling Selectivity and Activity to Oxygenates and Multicarbon Products

Dr. Christopher Hahn, Associate Staff Scientist, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA

 

 

Young Scientist Forum (II)

Time: 10:10-12:15, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 8, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Paula Fraga-Garcia, Postdoc, The Technical University of Munich, Germany

Co-Chair

Mr. Guozhen Liu, PhD candidate, College of Physical Science and Technology, Xiamen University, China

10:10-10:35

Title: Quantum Dot-Carbon Nanocomposites as Heterostructures for Effective Pollutant Removal through Photocatalysis
Sherif Okeil, PhD Student, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

10:35-11:00

Title: Magnetic Separation and Nanotechnology: A Promising Synergy for Protein Recovery and Biomass Harvesting Goals

Dr. Paula Fraga-Garcia, Postdoc, The Technical University of Munich, Germany

11:00-11:25

Title: 2D Hexagonal BN Dielectric Layer for Deep UV Light Emitter and Piezoelectric Nanogenerator
Mr. Guozhen Liu, PhD Candidate, College of Physical Science and Technology, Xiamen University, China

11:25-11:50

Title: Sustainable Hydrothermal Carbons for Biorefinery-related Catalysis

Ms. Monika Bosilj, PhD Student, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

11:50-12:15

Title: A QM/MM Study on Reaction Mechanisms of Isobutane/Butene Alkylation Catalyzed by HY Zeolite
Dr. Kui Ren, SINOPEC, China

 

Afternoon

Forum 1: Analytical Science and Technology

Forum 1-4: Crystallography

Time: 14:00-15:15, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 3, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Josep Ll Tamarit, Professsor, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Co-Chair

Dr. J. J. Sunol, Professor, University of Girona, Spain

14:00-14:25

Title: Glassy Features in Well Translationally Low-Temperature Ordered Crystals

Dr. Josep Ll Tamarit, Professor, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

14:25-14:50

Title: In Situ Crystallization–SCXRD of Gases and Liquids: Genesis of Gas Hydrate Clathrates
Dr. Roland Boese, Professor, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

14:50-15:15

Title: Crystallographic analysis of nanocrystalline and magnetic materials

Dr. J. J. Sunol, Professor, University of Girona, Spain

 

 

Forum 2: Nano Science and Technology

 

Forum 2-5: Nanoelectronics, NanoOptics, NanoPhotonics and Nanomagnetism

Time: 14:00-17:35, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 4, B1, HCBP

Chair

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

Co-Chair

Dr. Takuya Matsumoto, Professor, Osaka University, Japan

14:00-14:25

Title: Single Spin Magnetic Resonance
Dr. Yishay Manassen, Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

14:25-14:50

Title: Magnetism Goes Surfing: Direct Imaging of Delayed Magneto- Dynamic Modes Induced by Surface Acoustic Waves
Dr. Lucia Aballe, Group Leader, ALBA Synchrotron, Spain

14:50-15:15

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

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

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Network-based Molecular Electronics: Toward Realization of Neuromorphic Computing by Nano-molecular Systems

Dr. Takuya Matsumoto, Professor, Osaka University, Japan

15:55-16:20

Title: Atom Response Theory for Non-linear- optical Materials, a New Paradigm at Nano-scale

Dr. Shuiquan Deng, Professor, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

16:20-16:45

Title: Electrochemical In-Situ Ellipsometry: An Atomistic Insight to Redox Reactions at Solid Liquid Interfaces

Dr. Christoph Cobet, Senior Lecturer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

16:45-17:10

Title: Spin Transport in Semi-Rippled Graphene
Dr. Jan Smotlacha, Researcher, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Russia

17:10-17:35

Title: Low Dimensional Semimetal Materials and their Applications in Nanoelectronics and Nanosensors
Dr. Lida Ansari, Researcher, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland

 

 

Forum 2-6: Nano Devices

Time: 16:00-17:15, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 3, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. David Gracias, Professor, Johns Hopkins University, USA

16:00-16:25

Title: Space-Time Crystals and New Concepts for Nano-devices

Dr. Cheng Hsiao Wu, Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

16:25-16:50

 

Title: Nanoscale Origami: 3D Nanoassembly Using Strain Engineering

Dr. David Gracias, Professor, Johns Hopkins University, USA

16:50-17:15

 

Title: Advanced Resistive Random Access Memory and Its Applications
Dr. Feng Zhang, Research Associate, Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

 

 

Forum 3: Catalysis Science and Technology

Forum 3-2: Catalytic Theory and Mechanisms (II)

Time: 14:00-16:45, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 5, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Agustin Martinez, Professor, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica UPV-CSIC, Spain

Co-Chair

Dr. Hee Yeon Cho, Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, USA

14:00-14:25

Title: Elucidation of the Mechanism of Ethylene Oligomerization on Ni-beta Zeolite Catalysts by in situ FTIR Spectroscopy

Dr. Agustin Martinez, Professor, Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica UPV-CSIC, Spain

14:25-14:50

Title: Catalysis in Real Time Using X-ray Lasers and DFT

Dr. Lars Gunnar Moody Pettersson, Professor, Stockholm University, Sweden

14:50-15:15

Title: Computational Screening of Oxygen Evolution Catalysts: Unraveling Ideal Bifunctionality in Mixed Metal-oxy-hydroxides
Dr. Matthias Vandichel, Researcher, Aalto University, Finland

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Transition-Metal Catalyzed Carbon−Heteroatom Bond Formation
Dr. Hee Yeon Cho, Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Extracting Reaction Mechanisms from Atomistic Simulation Data
Dr. Huai Sun, Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

16:20-16:45

Title: The Catalytic Design and Structural Design in Li-O2 Batteries
Dr. Quanfeng Dong, Professor, Xiamen University, China

 

 

Forum 3-3: Catalytic Materials, Methodologies and Technologies(II)

Time: 14:00-17:35, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 6, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Matthias Westerhausen, Professor and Chair of Inorganic Chemistry, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

Co-Chair

Dr. Marc Ledendecker, Researcher, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Germany

14:00-14:25

Title: New Nanostructures for Increased Selectivity and Stability in Catalysis

Dr. Francisco Zaera, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Riverside, USA

14:25-14:50

Title: Hydrofunctionalization of Alkynes and Heterocumulenes With s-Block Metal Catalysts

Dr. Matthias Westerhausen, Professor and Chair of Inorganic Chemistry, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany

14:50-15:15

Title:Title: Synthesis, Modification, and Chacacterization of Lactide/Trimethylene Carbonate Copolymers
Dr. Xinli Liu, Associate Researcher, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Chemistry of Clean Energy Materials: From Halide Perovskites to Binary Metal Phosphides

Dr. Javier Vela, Associate Professor, Iowa State University, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Design Strategies for Support and Electrocatalyst Materials in Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
Dr. Marc Ledendecker, Researcher, Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH, Germany

16:20-16:45

Title: Hybrid Multifuctional Materials for Photocatalysis and Sensing

Dr. Maria Elena Fragala, Associated Professor, University of Catania, Italy

16:45-17:10

Title: Ethylene Epoxidation over CaAg2 Catalyst

Dr. Iryna Antonyshyn, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany

17:10-17:35

Title: Revealing the Black Box of Photocatalysis with Transient Absorption by Eliminating Luminescence Based on Randomly-Interleaved Pulse-Train Method

Dr. Tomoyoshi Suenobu, Assistant Professor, Osaka University, Japan

 

 

Forum 3-4: Catalysis for Chemical Synthesis

Time: 14:00-17:10, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Plaza 8, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Albert Moyano, Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain

Co-Chair

Dr. Thomas Ziegler, Professor, University of Tuebingen, Germany

14:00-14:25

Title: Hydrogen-Bond Catalysis of Aqueous Reactions: The Morita – Baylis – Hillman Reaction as a Case Study

Dr. Albert Moyano, Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain

14:25-14:50

Title: Carbohydrate Based Ligands for Enantioselective Syntheses
Dr. Thomas Ziegler, Professor, University of Tuebingen, Germany

14:50-15:15

Title: Novel Catalytic Approaches for the Synthesis of Elusive Chiral Synthons
Dr. Oscar Pamies, Head of the Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, Rovira i Virgili University, Spain

15:15-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Bimetallic Nanocatalysts for Efficient Organic Transformations Including Biomass Conversion

Dr. B. Moon Kim, Professor, Seoul National University, South Korea

15:55-16:20

Title: Zinc hydride /B(C6F5)3 Catalyzed Hydrosilation Polymerization

Dr. Dongmei Cui, Professor, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

16:20-16:45

Title: Synthetic Liquid Fuel Via Catalyzed Transformations of Gasified Biomass
Dr. Mayank Behl, Process Development Engineer, Intel Corporation, USA

16:45-17:10

Title: A Functional Cytochrome c Oxidase Model Catalyzes the Reduction of Dioxygen under a Limited Rate of Electron Flux. Perspectives
Dr. Richard A. Decreau, Associate Professor, ICMUB Institute, University of Burgundy, France

 

Chinese Chemists Forum

Time: 14:30-15:30, May 23, 2019 (Thursday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

Moderator

Dr. Wenzhen Wang, Professor, Xi'an Shiyou University, China

Speakers

Dr. Hong He, Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dr. Shengming Ma, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry; Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS, China
Dr. Shuncheng Lee, Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Dr. Xiaoming Sun, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
Dr. Biao Jiang, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, CAS, China

 

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