Main topic

Technical sessions at APCAT-8 conference cover wide-ranging topics listed below:
• Catalysis for clean energy & fuels
– Biomass conversion
– CO2 conversion
– Hydrogen production
– Bio-derived compounds upgrading
– Syngas & methane conversion
– Catalytic technologies for fossil fuels
– Catalysis for fuel cells

• Environmental Catalysis
– Automotive emission control
– Water pollution mitigation
– Air pollution control
– Waste utilization
– Novel electrocatalysts
– Photocatalysis

• Reaction mechanism & kinetics
– Molecular simulation and theoretical modeling
– Surface chemistry
– Transient Kinetics
– Reaction Engineering
– Catalyst poisoning, deactivation & stability
– Kinetics, and reaction pathways
– C-C bond formation

• Catalyst for industrial & fine chemicals
– Selective oxidation & hydrogenation
– Organometallics catalysis
– Biomimetic & molecular catalysis
– Industrial and fine chemicals
– Pharmaceuticals
– Chemoselective catalysis
– C-H bond activation

• Catalytic materials & design
– Nanostructured catalytic materials
– Porous materials & MOFs
– Confinement, hybrid and multifunctional catalysts
– Microscoscopic & spectroscopic characteization
– Single site catalysis
– Catalyst design & synthesis
– Macromolecules & polymers