The age of methanol and hydrogen economies. The conversion of green-house gases CO2 and methane1. The influence of alcohol reaction kinetics in gas phase and liquid phase on size-controlled Pt nanoparticles
Gabor A. Somorjai
Gabor A. Somorjai has been a leader in the field of Catalysis for more than 45 years. He has published almost 1200 papers and 4 books. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley in 1960 and he was appointed to the faculty there in 1964. Since then, he has won just about every honor in his field. In 2011 he was the recipient of the Honda Prize, the ENI New Frontiers of Hydrocarbons Prize and the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award. He has received the Priestley Medal (2008), the National Medal of Science (2002) the Wolf Prize (1998). Somorjai became a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1979 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1983.
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Chris Urch, United Kingdom
The Discovery of New Benzimidazole Oomycete Fungicides
Chris Urch is a research chemist by profession. He holds a BA and PhD from Cambridge University and has worked in chemical research for over 30 years. This has been in both the pharmaceutical and agrochemical fields.
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Yan Li, China
A keyhole plasma arc welding technology and its physical mechanism
Yan Li is an Associate Professor and works at the College of Mechanical and Transportation Engineering, China University of Petroleum-Beijing (CUP), China. He received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Power Engineering and Engineering Thermophysics from University of Science and Technology Beijing, China. He joined the Department of Process Equipment at CUP as a Lecturer in 2015. Since 2018, he became an Associate Professor at CUP. His research interests are focused on Plasma arc welding technology, Computational fluid dynamics and heat transfer, Electro-magneto-thermal-mechanical effects and Energy saving in the industry.
11:50 AM-12:20 PMHall 01
Michael B Hall, USA
Intriguing Aspects of Non-innocent Ligands in Transition-Metal Catalyst
Michael B Hall
Professor Hall obtained his B. S. degree in Chemistry from Juniata College. Following his Ph. D. work with Richard Fenske at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, he was awarded an AEI postdoctoral fellowship in theoretical chemistry at the University of Manchester, England, where he studied with Ian Hillier. Professor Hall’s career at Texas A&M University began in 1975 when he accepted an appointment as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1980 and Professor in 1983. He served as Head of the Department from 1986 to 1994, and as Executive Associate Dean in the College of Science from 1997 to 2017. He founded and has directed the Laboratory of Molecular Simulation since 1997 and was named Davidson Professor of Science in 2004.His research interests are directed toward understanding chemical structures, reactions, and catalysis through state-of-the-art quantum calculations. Applications transition-metal activation of carbon-hydrogen and carbon-carbon bonds, and biocatalysis by metalloenzymes are among his current interests. He has served on the editorial advisory board of the Organometallics and Theoretical Chemistry Accounts; and on the Advisory Board of the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis an EFRC center at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
12:20 PM-12:50 PMHall 01
MARTIN SCHMAL, Brazil
Synthesis of Vinyl Acetate over Pd-Cu/ZrO2 nanostructured based catalysts
MARTIN SCHMAL is professor since 1970, became Full Professor in 1985 and Emeritus since 2008 at the Chemical Engineering Department of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and professor at the University of São Paulo since 2014 – He graduated Chemical Engineering at the Engineering Faculty of the Catholic University of S. Paulo( 1964), Master Science degree - 1966 at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/COPPE, Brazil, Doktor Ingenieur degree (Dr.Ing.) at the Technische Universität Berlin, Germany (1970). He specialized at the Institut du Recherche sur la Catalyse (1981), Lyon, France and University of Karlsruhe , 1983, Germany.
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Dr. Diva Tavares, Brazil
Identification of volatile organic compounds from human skin and its relevance on the behavior of insects of medical importance
Dr. Diva Tavares
Diva Tavares is a Professor at the Medical School of the Christus University Center (UNICHRISTUS), Brazil. She is a biologist (graduated from the Federal University of Ceará – UFC), studied mangrove ecology during the graduation and also during the Master course, where she obtained a Master Degree on Ecology and Natural Resources (UFC). Her PhD is in Experimental Pathology and it was obtained at the Gonçalo Moniz Research Institute – IGM, from the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – FIOCRUZ. She has experience in chemical ecology of phlebotomine sandflies, vectors of leishmaniasis, with emphasis on Tegumentary American Leishamaniasis.
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Huijun Zhao, Australia
Unlocking Catalytic Powers of Nonprecious Nanomaterials
Huijun Zhao obtained his PhD in Chemistry (1994) from the University of Wollongong, Australia. He held Research Fellow/Senior Research Fellow positions during 1994-1997 in the University of Wollongong and University of Western Sydney. He took a Lecturer position at Griffith University in 1997 and was subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer (2001), A/Professor (2003), Chair Professor of Griffith Commercialization Laboratory (2005). He currently holds a professorial position in School of Environment and Science and is the Direct of the Centre for Clean Environment and Energy at Griffith University. He is also the Director of the Centre for Environmental and Energy Nanomaterials at the Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Prof. Zhao has won a number of awards such as The R.H. Stokes Medal and University Research Leadership Award, and is the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and the Fellow of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (FRACI). He has expertise in energy and environmental nanomaterials, water source control and management system, field-based sensing technologies and aquatic environmental quality assessment. One of his current pursuits is to explore new means to unlock the catalytic powers of nonprecious materials as high performance catalysts for important catalysis reactions. Prof. Zhao has published over 400 refereed journal papers that attracted over 22,000 citations and earned him an H-index of 78. He has also gained 68 international patents within 8 world-wide patent families in functional nanomaterials & nanotechnology, photoelectrocatalysis and environmental monitoring systems.
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Olena Andrusenko , Ukraine
Global Modeling of Drill String Dragging and Buckling in 3D Curvilinear Bore-Holes
Olena Andrusenko is at the moment a senior lecturer at the Department of Mathematics of the National Transport University. She was born in Poltava region (Ukraine). She graduated from the Department of Differential Geometry of the Kharkov National University in 2003 and she obtained her PhD degree in 2014. Directions of her scientific activity are associated with the problems of mathematic simulation of drill-string deforming in hyper deep curvilinear bore-holes and analysis of their emergency states.
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Christophe Deraedt, France
Use of dendrimers in homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
Christophe V. Deraedt received his master’s degree in nanoscience, life science, and chemistry in 2011 at the University of Bordeaux 1. He worked on the synthesis and uses of green nanoreactors (dendrimers and polymers) for catalysis of reactions including C−C bond formation and transformation, CuAAC “click” reactions, and hydrogenation chemistry for his Ph.D. with Prof. Didier Astruc. In 2016, he started a postdoctorate in the group of Prof. Gabor A. Somorjai on the heterogenization of homogeneous catalysts. His main work involved synthesis and use of metallic nanoparticles stabilized by dendrimers and supported on silica for C−C, C−H bond activation, and dehydrogenation reactions. After one year as a temporary researcher/teacher (ATER) at the University of Bordeaux in the group of Prof. Frederic Castet, in January 2019 he joined the group of Jean-Pierre Djukic at the University of Strasbourg as a CNRS researcher. His work is now focused on the C-H and Si-H activation.
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Ibraheem Olayiwola Bisiriyu, South Africa
Adsorption of Cu (II) ions from aqueous solution using pyridine-2,6-Dicarboxylic acid cross-linked chitosan as a green biopolymer Adsorbent.
Ibraheem Olayiwola Bisiriyu
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Networking & Business to Business Meeting
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Mohamed A K Barakat , Egypt
Mineralogical and geochemical studies of oil shale deposits in the cretaceous/paleogene succession at quseir area, Egypt
Mohamed A K Barakat
Mohamed A .K. Barakat has completed his PhD from the College of Engineering and Applied sciences, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA (in 1985). His Post-doctoral studies focused on the main sediment logical and geochemical characteristics of the oil fields in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. In 1995, he is elected as an active member of the New York Academy of Sciences. He published more than 45 research papers and 39 unpublished scientific reports covering various fields of structural geology, groundwater, hydro- geochemistry and pollution studies. From 1997 to 2005, he acted as a Professor of Geology, Geochemistry, Hydrogeology and Head of the Drilling dept. of the Higher Institute for Water Affairs (Libya). From 2005 to present, he has been working as a Professor in Geology and Sedimentology in The Exploration Dept. EPRI. He participated as a Speaker in International Geological Conferences held in across the world (Japan, France, Dubai, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon, and USA). He is an active member in the following scientific societies: The Geological Society of Egypt, The American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), The Sedimentological Society of Egypt, The New York Academy of Sciences and The International Union of Geological Sciences, Kyoto, Japan.
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Montserrat Gomez, France
Metal-based nanoparticles in environmentally-friendly media: from design to synthesis
Montserrat Gómez received her phd from the University of Barcelona (UB, 1991) in organometallic chemistry and homogeneous catalysis. She carried out a post-doc in I. Tkatckenko’s group (Toulouse, 1992) and sabbatical stays in P.W.N.M. van Leeuwen (Amsterdam, 1998) and B. Chaudret (Toulouse, 2002) teams. During 1993-2004, she was Lecturer in the UB working on chiral ligand design and enantioselective catalysis. Since 2005, she is full professor and group leader at the University of Toulouse 3-Paul Sabatier. Her current research work is focused on transition-metal catalyzed processes mainly using non-conventional solvents (ionic liquids, glycerol) and original supports (biochars, halloysites), covering polymetallic complexes and well-defined nanocatalysts for applications in synthesis.
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Dr. Moinuddin Sarker, United States
Hazardous waste plastics conversion into liquid hydrocarbon fuel
Dr. Moinuddin Sarker
Dr. Sarker is the Owner of Waste Technologies LLC and working on Waste to Energy especially Waste Plastic to Fuel /Diesel, Waste Tires to Fuel and mixture of other Waste to converting in to Green Fuel. Dr. Sarker is the Owner of Sheba Green Technologies LLC and working on Turning any Waste to Green Fuel or Green Product as well as E-Waste. In addition, Dr. Sarker has 26 years of professional research experiences in different universities and research organizations all over the world including the US, Canada, the Netherlands, Germany, Taiwan, Bangladesh and the UK. He has 4 patents (Two Granted and 2 Pending) and 113 research publications to his credit in pier reviewed journals and conferences. Dr. Sarker is a distinguished member of 45 professional organizations. Dr. Sarker has written a chapter or Co-author of Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality which published by InTech, Open Access Publisher in Croatia.
11:30 AM-12:00 PMHall 01
Anjali Patel, India
Stabilized Heterogeneous Palladium Nanoparticles: Designing and Applications in some Aqueous Organic Transformations
Dr. Anjali Patel, Prof. of Inorganic Chemistry, after receiving her Ph.D. in 1992, pursued Post-Doctoral studies at Institut de la Recherch Sur la Catalyse, CNRS, Lyon, France during 1992-93 and currently is Head, Department of Chemistry, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, INDIA. Her research interest focuses on Polyoxometalates, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Green Chemistry and Material Science. She has 117 papers in international journals including two review articles in Green Chemistry (RSC) and Catalysis Reviews Science and Engineering (Taylor and Francis), 3 patents, 5 book chapters and 2 books to her credit. She has visited various countries like USA, UK, China, France, Germany, Italy, Russia and Japan at various international conferences as invited speaker. Further, she has been awarded the prestigious Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and a three year membership at the American Chemical Society (ACS)
Effective decomposition of greenhouse gas SF6 via heavy-metal solid waste derived catalyst
Jia Zhang is currently an Associated Professor in SHU Center of Green Urban Mining & Industry Ecology, School of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, Shanghai University. He also works in Shanghai Institute of Materials Genome. Dr Zhang’s research interest and expertise mainly focused on high-value-added utilization of hazardous solid waste. To this aim, he synthesized catalyst from heavy-metal containing waste, and applied it in various catalysis, including decomposition of greenhouse gas SF6, selective catalytic reduction of nitric oxide, catalytic oxidization of hydrogen sulfide, photocatalytic decomposition of organic waste and Fischer-Tropsch synthesis. Besides, he is working on CH4/H2S conversion to H2 from landfill gas by heavy-metal containing waste-derived catalyst at present. Dr Zhang has authored/co-authored >20 journal publications in the areas of high-value-added utilization of hazardous solid waste.
01:50 PM-02:10 PMHall 01
Lateef Akanji, UK
Application of Artificial Intelligence in North-sea Petroleum Production Enhancement and Intervention
Dr. Lateef Akanji is a senior lecturer at the University of Aberdeen UK since 2014. His research interests include fluid flow and transport in porous media, petroleum reservoir flow simulation and characterisation, subsurface production and enhanced oil recovery. He has authored and co-authored more than 20 technical papers and served as a peer reviewer for many prestigious journals. He holds a PhD in petroleum engineering from Imperial College London UK. Lateef is a board member of Series Editorial Board for Springer Briefs in petroleum geoscience and engineering and editorial board member of Journal of Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Sciences. He is a chartered engineer, chartered petroleum engineer, fellow of higher education academy, EUR ING, and a member of the Energy Institute UK and the Society of Petroleum Engineers, SPE
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Ge Wang , China
Constructing of ultrathin 2D material for highly efficiency electrocatalysis
Ge Wang received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Michigan Technological University in 2002. Currently she is a professor and Ph.D. supervisor in the School of Material Science and Engineering at the University of Science and Technology Beijing. In 2012, she became a special chair professor endowed by the Chang Jiang Scholars Program of the Ministry of Education. Her research interests focus on creating complex materials structures with nanoscale precision using chemical approaches, and studying the functionalities including catalytic, energy storage and energy saving properties etc
02:30 PM-02:50 PMHall 01
Dr Sumaira Shah, Pakistan
Ge Wang received her Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Michigan Technological University in 2002. Currently she is a professor and Ph.D. supervisor in the School of Material Science and Engineering at the University of Science and Technology Beijing. In 2012, s
Dr Sumaira Shah
Dr. Sumaira Shah is working as a regular lecturer at Department of Botany Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Pakistan since 2014 till now. She holds her Master degree in Botany in, 2010, M. Phil in 2012 and Ph. D in 2016 from University of Peshawar, Pakistan in Nanobiotechnology. She has a teaching experience of 5 years in university level. Dr. Sumaira Shah visit to Brown University USA for her research work during Ph. D. Dr. Sumaira Shah participate in various national and international conferences and present her work. She has been published her work in various international journals. She is fascinated about teaching and research.
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Kongkiat Suriye, Thailand
Alternative green technology for reducing bromine index value of industrial benzene feedstock
Kongkiat Suriye obtained his BE degree (1st ranking in class) in Chemical Engineering from King Mongkut’s University of Technology, Thonburi, Thailand, and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering from a joint programme between Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and University of California, Davis, USA. He has been working as a researcher in SCG Chemicals for almost 10 years. He has authored more than 37 international papers and one book chapter in fields of heterogeneous catalyst and catalytic process. He has also invented more than 20 international patents in these fields. One of his own developed technologies has been already commercially implemented. . Two have been on the processes of implementation and licensing. Moreover, two of his newest technologies have been on the pilot plant proven stage.
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Guangren Qian, China
Fabrication of catalyst from heavy metal-containing waste
Guangren Qian is currently the deputy director of Advanced Research Institute, Shanghai University. He is also a professor of School of Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Shanghai University; Director of Professional Committee of Shanghai Solid Waste Management, Shanghai; Deputy Director of Professional Committee of National Industrial Ecology, China. Prof. Qian’s research interesting included MSW solid waste Management and Hazardous Waste Management, Heavy metals bearing waste-derived environmental materials exploring and application, Biomass waste-derived biomass energy utilization and biochar utilization, Biogas utilization of MSW solid waste leachate by EGSB bioreactor and enhanced AOD purification of refractory organic substances. At present, Prof. Qian focused on the high-value added utilization of environmental waste and its direct conversion into energy and energy-conversion catalyst. In the field of his research interests, Prof. Qian has more than 160 publications, including 35 patents, 5 books/chapters, 120 original and review papers with >3,000 citations.
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Dr. V. Jagannadham, MSc PhD DSc, India
Substituent effects on surface tension (?) reversed from alcohols to thiols and phenols to thiophenols: Physical-organic chemistry class-room tutorial
Dr. V. Jagannadham, MSc PhD DSc
DSc (Doctor of Science) the highest degree from Sambalpur University, Orissa in 2009. Prof. Jagannadham joined Osmania University in 1983 after a brief serving as lecturer for 5 years during 1978-83 at Sardar Patel College, Secunderabad. He was a CSIR-New Delhi - Junior Research Fellowship Holder - 1976-1978. He visited Germany 4 times as Post Doctoral Fellow (Max-Planck-Institute for Radiation Chemistry, Germany - 1980-82, 1984, 1986, 1988) and USA (University of Kentucky, USA - 1991-93), (University at Buffalo, USA - 1993-95). He was a Summer Professor (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA - 1997) and Visiting NSF(USA)-DST(India) Summer Research Professor at the University of Connecticut, USA-1999, 2000, 2001, 2002). He was a Part-Time Post-Doctoral Student (D.Sc. at Sambalpur University - 2004-2009). He is the second faculty member in the entire Faculty of Science of Osmania University to receive this highest degree (DSc), and also to my knowledge in the entire undivided Andhra Pradesh