Catalytic Processing of Fossil and Biorenewable Feedstocks: Chemicals

Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 8:30 AM
200 I (Minneapolis Convention Center)

Catalysis can play a key role in environmentally benign production of biodegradable and/or renewable chemicals and materials. This season focuses on catalyst and catalytic process development for producing chemicals and materials from biomass, petroleum, and coal.

Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division

Carsten Sievers

Aditya Bhan

9:10 AM
(442c) Kinetics and Mechanism of Acetic Acid Esterification with Ethanol On Zeolites
Jeremy Bedard, Hsu Chiang, Lanny Schmidt and Aditya Bhan

9:30 AM
(442d) A Kinetic and Mechanistic Study of the Selective Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Over Supported Metal Catalysts
Sara E. Davis, Bhushan N. Zope, Levi R. Houk, Erin C. Tamargo, Abhaya Datye and Robert J. Davis

9:50 AM
(442e) Production of Gamma-Valerolactone From Corn Stover by Selective Extraction and Hydrogenation of Levulinic Acid
David Martin Alonso, Stephanie G. Wettstein, Jesse Q. Bond and James A. Dumesic

10:30 AM
(442g) Investigation of Liquid Phase 1,2-Propanediol Dehydration Using Zeolite Catalysts
Vladimiros Nikolakis, Tim Courtney, Stavros Caratzoulas, Raul F. Lobo, Jingguang G. Chen and Dion G. Vlachos
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