CatBior 2017

From 12/11/2017 to 12/15/2017

Université Lumière Lyon 2 - 4Bis Rue de l'Université, 69007 Lyon


Confirmed Speakers

Plenary Lecturers:

Professor Johannes LERCHER
Department Chemie, TU München, Germany
Institute for Integrated Catalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA
"Novel strategies to convert biomass to fuels – Towards a zero-carbon footprint future"


Professor Matthew NEUROCK
Shell Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota, USA
"Engineering Molecular Transformations for the Sustainable Catalytic Conversion of Bioprivileged Molecules to Chemicals and Fuels"


Professor Atsushi FUKUOKA
Institute for Catalysis, Hokkaido University, Japan
"Catalytic conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to soluble sugars"


Professor Yanqin WANG
Research Institute of Industrial Catalysis, East China University of Science and Technology, China
"Catalytic conversion of biomass to fine chemicals and fuels"


Keynote Speakers:

Professor Bert SELS
University of Leuven, Belgium
"The role of heterogeneous catalysis in biomass"


Professor Fabrizio CAVANI
Department of Industrial Chemistry, University of Bologna, Italy
"H-transfer with methanol and heterogeneous catalysts for the reduction of bio-based building blocks"


Professor Agnieszka RUPPERT
Lodz University of Technology, Poland
"Platform molecules from lignocelluloses biomass new challenges and bottlenecks"


Professor Jose Antonio LOPEZ-SANCHEZ
Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy, Chemistry Department, The University of Liverpool, UK
"Microwaves and catalysis for the fast and selective valorization of biomass: hydrolysis, oxidation and hydrogenation reactions"


Professor Pieter BRUIJNINCX
Utrecht University, The Netherlands
"Studies on the structure and catalytic depolymerization of lignin"


Professor Friederike C.JENTOFT
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, USA
"Tuning solid catalysts for aldol condensation"