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Wednesday, 17th of May 2023

08:15Registration – Oteteleșanu Mansion
08:45Official opening – Mihaela Florea; Lucian Pintilie
Session 1: Chairman – Mihaela Florea
09:00Javier Garcia Martinez University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain Materials at order-discorder boundary: defect engineering for superior catalytic performance
09:35Bao-Lian Su  University of Namur, Namur, Belgium Natural laws for design of high performance hiererachically porous nanomaterials for energy storage and conversion
10:10Radu Crăciun BASF Corp., New Jersey, USA Novelty and challenges in industrial catalysis
10:45Coffee Break
11:15Andrew Rappe University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA USA New first-principles methods and insights into surface catalysis: reconstructions, pathways, and mechanochemistry
11:50Sebastien Royer Universite de Lille, Lille, France Playing on the activity and selectivity of supported transition metal catalysts through metal dispersion: example in energy-related reactions
12:25Leonarda Liotta Institute for the Study of Nanostructured Materials, Palermo, Italy Design of Ni based catalysts with tailored properties: investigation of the CO2 reforming of CH4
13:00Carmen Ciotonea Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, Dunkerque, France Highly stable Ni-Co binary nanoparticles for CO2 valorization
Session 2: Chairman – Florentina Neatu
14:20Michel Barsoum Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA Hydroxide derived nanomaterials and their properties
14:55Marius Andruh Institute of Organic and Supramolecular Chemestry of the Romanian Academy, Bucharest, Romania Metal-radical complexes in molecular magnetism
15:30Hui Luo University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK Waste valorization with electrochemistry and mechanochemistry: towards sustainable Co-production of Hydrogen and value-added chemicals
16:05Aurelia Vișa ”Coriolan Dragulescu” Institute of  Chemistry, Timisoara Romania Metal(II) coordination polymers based on bisphosphonates or mixed imidazole ligands and bisphosphonates: green syntheses and applications
16:25Coffee Break
16:55Alina Tomoiaga European Innovation Council The European Innovation Council: Funding opportunities for innovators to pursue their dreams
17:30Trends and new equipment Liana Socaciu-Siebert SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH, Berlin, Germany NAP-XPS Instrumentation and Applications Ahmed Dhifaoui JEOL (Europe) SAS France The new generation of JEOL NMR: ECZ Luminous Series
18:30Posters Session

Thursday, 18th of May 2023

Session 3: Chairman – Cristian M. Teodorescu
09:00Paolo Fornasiero University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy The metal/non-metal trajectory in sustainable chemistry
09:35Jeroen van Bokhoven ETH Zürich and Paul Scherrer Institute, Zürich, Switzerland  About the complexity of characterizing heterogeneous catalysts
10:10Eric Altman Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Non-contact atomic force microscopy as a tool for catalysis research
10:45Coffee Break
11.15Luca Artiglia Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland In situ photoelectron spectroscopy studies of the structure-activity relationship
11:50Ruxandra Costescu National Institute of Materials Physics, Magurele, Romania Surface reactions and intercalation of carbon monoxide between graphene and Pt(001)
12:10Claudiu Colbea ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland Surface chemistry by operando SEM and XPS
Session 4: Chairman – Ionuț Enculescu
13:30Andras Tompos Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Budapest, Hungary Materials science in the development proton exchange membrane fuel cell components: recent trends and new results
14:05Antonio Chaparro CIEMAT Department of Energy, Madrid, Spain Optimization of transport in gas-diffusion electrodes for proton-exchange membrane fuel cells
14:40Dario Dekel Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel Stability challenges of anion-exchange membranes
15:15Nicoleta Cioatera University of Craiova, Craiova, Romania Electrocatalysts for a sustainable future
15:35Ariana Șerban Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Enhancing water electrolysis efficiency through synergetic function of membrane electrode assembly
16:25Coffee Break/Visit to NIMP facilities
17:15Sightseeing tour and Conference dinner

Friday, 19th of May 2023

Session 5: Chairman – Ștefan Neațu
09:00Gregory Rohrer Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA, USA The influence of molten salts on SrTiO3 photocatalyst surfaces: surface restructuring and ion exchange
09:35Gabriela Cârjă Technical University Gheorghe Asachi of Iasi, Iasi, Romania Engineering heterostructures of Zn-Based layered double hydroxides and gold nanoparticles for plasmon enhanced catalysis
10:10Maria Miheț National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj-Napoca, Romania Ni-based catalysts with controlled porosity for gas phase CO2 conversion
10:45Coffee Break
11.15Cezar Comănescu National Institute of Materials Physics, Magurele, Romania Development of novel catalysts for enhanced hydrogen storage properties of complex hydrides
11:35Crina Socaci National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies, Cluj-Napoca, Romania TiO2/graphene-based nanomaterials to address the emerging contaminants pollution
11:55Ștefan Năstase King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia Computational study analysing the effect of acid site proximity on the methanol to hydrocarbons process
12:15Anca Păun University of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania Thioorganic azoles in transition metal catalysed alkynylation reactions
12:35Florentina Neațu National Institute of Materials Physics, Magurele, Romania Modified 2D materials for plastic (PET) waste management
12:55Concluding Remarks – Mihaela Florea; Ionuț Enculescu
13:05Lunch and departure

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