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: Aging of Soot and its Role 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

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

 

Chair

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

Co-Chair

Dr. Andrea Falqui, Associate Professor, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

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

Speech Opportunity Available

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

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

 

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

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

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

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

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

Call for Chair

Co-Chair

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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: 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

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

Dr. Piotr Piotrowski, University of Warsaw, Poland

16:45-17:10

Title:Surfaces with Wettability Contrast for Water Harvesting

Dr. David Riassetto, Associate Professor, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France

 

 


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

Call for Co-chair

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: 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: 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 (I)

 

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

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

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

 

 

 

Young Scientist Forum (I)

 

Chair

Dr. Julian Puszkiel, Associate Researcher, CONICET, Argentina

Co-Chair

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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: TBD

Dr. Tolga Zorlu, PhD Student, University of Vigo, Spain; Yildiz Technical University, Spain

14:20-14:45

Title: A QM\MM Study on Reaction Mechanisms of Isobutane\Butene Alkylation Catalyzed by HY Zeolite

Dr. Kui Ren, SINOPEC, China

14:45-15:10

Title: Application of Planner Chromatography and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Quantification of Coeluted (bio)active Structural Isomers

Dr. E. Azadniya, PhD Student, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

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

15:55-16:20

Title: Large Scale CO 2 Reduction Flow Cell for High Added Value Organics Production

Dr. Efrain Ochoa-Martinez, Postdoctoral Researcher, Adolphe Merkle Institute; Universidad de Malaga, Switzerland

16:20-16:45

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

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

 

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