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
 

Time: May 22-24, 2019   Venue: Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza (HCBP), Spain

 


Registration

Time: 09:00-20:00, May 21, 2019 (Tuesday); Place: Lobby, 1st Floor, HCBP

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Forum
Time: 09:00-12:10, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

Opening Ceremony

Time: 09:00-09:10, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

 

Day 1: May 22, 2019 (Wednesday)

Morning

Plenary Forum (I)

 

Time: 09:10-12:10, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

Moderator:

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

09:10-9:40

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

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

09:40-10:10

Title: Oxide Surface Chemistry Viewed at the Atomic Scale

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

10:10-10:40

Title: Aging of Soot and its Role in Catalyzing Sulfate Formation
Dr. Hong He, Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

10:40-11:10

Title: Heterogeneous Catalysis – Backbone for Worldwide Chemistry

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

11:10-11:40

Title: Novel Catalysts for Methane Activation at Room Temperature

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

11:40-12:10

Title: Multicomponent and High-Entropy Alloys
Dr. Brian Cantor, Vice-Chancellor, University of Bradford, United Kingdom

 

Afternoon

Forum 1: Analytical Science and Technology

Forum 1-1: Frontiers in Analytical Science and Technology

Time: 13:30-16:00, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Barcelona C, B1, HCBP

Chair

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

Co-Chair

Dr. Hadi Shafiee, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, USA

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: Ultrasensitive Measurements of Transient Electrocatalytic Phenomena
Dr. Peter Christian Kjergaard Vesborg, Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

14:20-14:45

Title: Mobile Health Diagnostics for Disease Detection and Treatment Monitoring

Dr. Hadi Shafiee, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, USA

14:45-15:10

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

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

15:10-15:35

Title: Chemically and Mechanically Resistant Composite Electrodes for Hot Electron-induced Electrochemiluminescence and Other Hot Electron Electrochemistry Applications
Dr. Sakari Kulmala,Professor and Head of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Materials Science, Aalto University, Finland

15:35-16:00

Title: Development and Applications of Quantum Dots-based Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Composites for Optosensing of Carbofuran in Water
Dr. Qiang Zhou, Institute of Applied Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

 

 

Forum 2: Nano Science and Technology

Forum 2-1: Nanochemistry

Time: 13:30-17:35, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Plaza 3, B1, HCBP

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

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

14:20-14:45

Title: Ceria-supported Catalysts for Hydrogen Production Technology: Effects of the Shape of the Ceria Nanoparticles

Dr. Jose C. Conesa, Researcher, Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemistry, CSIC, Spain

14:45-15:10

Title: Mathematical Modeling Bioprocesses in Nanodelivery: A Cost/Benefit Analysis

Dr. Paulo Cesar De Morais, Senior Researcher, Genomic Sciences and Biotechnology, Catholic University of Brasilia (UCB), Brazil

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 Equilibrium of Aqueous Chemical Reactions

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

16:20-16:45

Title: Stabilization and Reactivity of Densely-Packed CO Molecules Confined under a Mixed Boron-Nitride-Graphene Monolayer
Dr. Federica Bondino, Research Scientist, CNR-IOM, Italy

16:45-17:10

Ttile: Magnetic Interactions in Spin-labelled Au Nanoparticles

Dr. Vega Lloveras, ICMAB-CSIC, Spain

17:10-17:35

Title: Synthesis and Deposition of Platinum Group Metals Nanoparticles by Recycling of Used Catalytic Converters in the Aspect of Creating New Catalytic Layers
Dr. Michal M. Wojcik, Researcher, University of Warsaw, Poland

 

 

Forum 2-2: Advanced and Smart Nanomaterials

Time: 13:30-17:35, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Plaza 4, B1, HCBP

Chair

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

Co-Chair

Dr. Junji Saida, Professor, Tohoku University, Japan

13:30-13:55

Title: Advanced Nanomaterials for Industrial Appplications: Civil Engineering, Biomedicine, Aerospace

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

13:55-14:20

Title: Advances in Functional Coatings for Photovoltaics: Nanocomposites and Nanoscale Topology

Dr. Margaret Gordon, Co-Director, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

14:20-14:45

Title: Surfaces with Wettability Contrast for Water Harvesting
Dr. David Riassetto, Associate Professor, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

14:45-15:10

Title: Anthracene Functionalized Nanomaterials for Selective and Reversible Self-Assembly of Fullerenes

Dr. Piotr Piotrowski, Assistant Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland

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: Synthesis and Sintering of Aluminum Dodecaboride-Based Nanopowders

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

16:20-16:45

Title: Mechanistic Insights on the Formation of Lithium Fluorite Nanotubes
Dr. Marco Antonio Chaer Nascimento, Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

16:45-17:10

Title: Spark Plasma Sintering as a Direct Way to New Electrode Materials and Catalysts Based on Carbon Nanostructures
Dr. Serguei Savilov, Associate Professor, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

17:10-17:35

Title: Fabrication of Biofilm Analogue System based on Micro/nano-fiber for the Improved Production of Succinic Acid
Dr. Peng-Cheng Chen, Researcher, Jiangnan University, China

 

 

Forum 3: Catalysis Science and Technology

Forum 3-1: Advanced Research of Catalysis

Time: 13:30-17:35, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Plaza 5, B1, HCBP

Chair

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

Co-Chair

Dr. Marcelo E. Domine, Researcher, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

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: Mercury-Free Nitrogen-doped Activated Carbon Catalyst: An Efficient Catalyst for the Catalytic Coupling Reactions of Acetylene and Ethylene Dichloride to the Vinyl Chloride

Dr. Biao Jiang, Researcher, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, 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: Noncovalent Interactions in Catalysis

Dr. Kamran T. Mahmudov, Associate Professor,Center for Estuary Chemistry, Higher Technical Institute, University of Lisbon, Portugal

16:20-16:45

Title: Effect of Al-SBA-15/Y Composite Molecular Sieves on the Reaction Performance of Hydrocracking Catalysts

Dr. Zhaoji Tang, Sinopec Fushun Reasearch Institute of Petroleum and Petrochemicals, China

16:45-17:10

Title: Metal-based Catalysts Design for the Synthesis of N-Heterocycles from Biomass-derived Oxygenated Compounds
Dr. Marcelo E. Domine, Researcher, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

17:10-17:35

Tittle: C-C or C-Heteroatom Bond Formation. From the Scientific Discovery and Mechanisms to Industrial Applications
Dr. Marc Taillefer, Research Director, Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier, France

 

 

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

Time: 13:30-17:35, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Plaza 6, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Angelika Bruckner, Deputy Director, University of Rostock, Germany

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: Multivariate Analysis of Coupled Operando EPR/XANES/EXAFS/UV–vis/ATR–IR Spectroscopy: A New Dimension for Mechanistic Studies of Catalytic Gas-liquid Phase Reactions
Dr. Angelika Bruckner, Deputy Director, University of Rostock, Germany

14:45-15:10

Title: Immobilized Rhodium Catalysts for Asymmetric Hydroformylation under Batch and Flow Conditions

Dr. Carmen Claver, Science director, The Chemistry Technology Centre of Catalonia, Spain

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: Chemical Transistors: Switching Selectivity Patterns in Glucose Transformation under Fast Temperature Modulation

Dr. Evgeny V. Rebrov, Professsor and Head of Chemical Engineering, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, UK

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

Title: Interface Effects With Oxide Supports On The Structure And Reactivity Of Metal Particles Relevant For Catalysis And Energy Technologies

Dr. Konstantin Neyman, Professor, University of Barcelona, Spain

17:10-17:35

Title: Mechanism of Platinum/Tin-Catalyzed Hydroformylation: Computational Investigation on Selectivity and
Catalyst Structure
Dr. Tamas Kegl, Chemist, University of Pecs, Hungary

 

 

Young Scientist Forum (I)

Time: 13:30-16:20, May 22, 2019 (Wednesday); Place: Plaza 8, B1, HCBP

Chair

Dr. Julian Puszkiel, Associate Researcher, CONICET, Argentina

Co-Chair

Mr. Matthias Grotevent, PhD Student, Laboratory for Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces, Empa- Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland

13:30-13:55

Title: Novel Catalytic Mechanisms of Doped-multicomponent Hydride Systems for Hydrogen Storage

Dr. Julian Puszkiel, Associate Researcher, CONICET / Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Argentina

13:55-14:20

Title: Nanoprinted Quantum Dot - Graphene Photodetectors

Dr. Matthias Grotevent, PhD Student,Laboratory for Transport at Nanoscale Interfaces, Empa- Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland

14:20-14:45

Title: Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Valuable Hydrocarbons via Catalytic Reactions over Nano-heterogeneous Catalysts
Dr. Chao-Lung Chiang, Postdoctoral Researcher, Material Science Group, Scientific Research Division, National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC), Taiwan

14:45-15:10

Title: Removal of H2S by Co-immobilized of Superior Desulfurization Bacteria Biocatalyst in a Pilot-scale Bio-trickling Filter
Ms. Yun Zhang, Beijing University of Technology, China

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Graphene-Based Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications
Dr. Alessandra Marrella, Research Fellow, Institute of Electronics and Information and Telecommunications Engineering, National Research Council, Italy

15:55-16:20

Title: Acid  Catalytic  Ehydrogenative  Oxidation  of  Lignin  Model  Compounds
Dr. Ya Wu, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Xi`an Shiyou University, China

16:20-16:45

Title: Superconducting MgB2 and MT-YBaCuO Materials for SMART Application: Nanostructure and Properties
Dr. Artem Kozyrev, Institute for Superhard Materials of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine

 

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