Article from CQE researchers selected as Hot Article

The paper published by CQE researchers Pedro S.F. Mendes (PhD candidate in 2013-2017), João M. Silva and M. Filipa Ribeiro was distinguished as Hot Article by the editorial board of Catalysis Science Technology journal. The paper entitled "A systematic study on mixtures of Pt/zeolite as hydroisomerization catalysts" combined experimental and kinetic modelling studies to rationalize the behaviour of hybrid catalyts in the hydroisomerization of paraffins. This work is a result of a joint PhD thesis between the CATHPRO group of CQE and IFP Energies nouvelles, in France. Link for the article: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6CY02642GRead more

Professor Stephen K. Hashmi will be the next Chemforum speaker

On the 16th of January Professor Stephen K. Hashmi, from Heidelberg University, Germany, will give a talk in Chemforum. He is the Vice-President for Research and Transfer in Heidelberg University. He is responsible for research and research collaborations, core facilities, cooperation projects with non-university research institutions as well as governance of the excellence initiative. Major scientific interest: Transition metal catalysis with a strong  focus on mechanistic studies. Major achievements: Development of dual gold catalysis.  Read more