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International Symposium on Catalytic Activation and Selective Conversion of Energy-Related Molecules was held successfully


The International Symposium on Catalytic Activation and Selective Conversion of Energy-Related Molecules, which is one of the Satellite Symposia of the 16th International Congress on Catalysis was held successfully in Xiamen University on July 10-12, 2016.

Not affected by Typoon Nepartak, the opening ceremony was held as scheduled on the morning of July 11 at the science and Art Center of Xiamen University. Professor Ye Wang, Chairman of the symposium, director of the State Key Laboratory of Physical Chemistry of Solid Surface, presided over the opening ceremony. Professor Huilin Wan, Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hui Lin, Party Secretary of College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering attended the opening ceremony. A total of about 150 participants attended the meeting. The scientific program consists of 7 Plenary Lectures, 23 Keynote Lectures, 14 Oral and about 50 Poster Presentations.


Topics and Scope of the Symposium

(1) Activation and conversion of methane and lower alkanes.
(2) Activation and conversion of CO2.
(3) Selective transformation of syngas and methanol.
(4) Selective transformation of biomass or biomass-related platform chemicals.
(5) Utilization of electric energy or solar energy for activation and conversion of energy-related molecules.
(6) Materials and nanotechnology related to the conversion of energy-related molecules.

Plenary Lecturers                                    

Prof. KiyotakaAsakura (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Prof. Christopher W. Jones (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Prof. Krijn P. de Jong (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)
Prof. FreekKapteijn (Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands)
Prof. TetsuroMajima (Osaka University, Japan)
Prof. Matthew Neurock (University of Minnesota, USA)
Prof. Philippe Sautet (University of Lyon, France)

Keynote Lecturers                                   

Prof. Aditya Bhan (University of Minnesota, USA)
Prof. Yong Cao (Fudan University)
Prof. Weiping Ding (Nanjing University)
Prof. Weixin Huang (University of Science and Technology, China)
Dr. Heon Jung (Korea Institute of Energy Research, Korea)
Dr. Andrei Khodakov (University of Lille, France)
Prof. Norbert Kruse (Washington State University)
Prof. Kwan-Young Lee (Korea University, Korea)
Prof. Haichao Liu (Peking University, China)
Prof. Ding Ma (Peking University, China)
Prof. Daniel Resasco (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Prof. Robert Rioux (Penn State University, USA)
Prof. Yuriy Roman (MIT, USA)
Prof. Carsten Sievers (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
Prof. Junwang Tang (University College London, UK)
Prof. Levi Thompson (University of Michigan, USA)
Prof. Edman Tsang (University of Oxford, UK)
Prof. NoritatsuTsubaki (University of Toyama, Japan)
Prof. Jacques Vedrine (Universite P. & M. Curie-Paris VI, France)
Prof. Feng Wang (Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics)
Prof. Xinchen Wang (Fuzhou University, China)
Prof. Yong Wang (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA)
Prof. Yi-Jun Xu (Fuzhou University, China)
Prof. Yanhui Yang (Nayang Technological University, Singapore)