Catalysts — Editors

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Ms. Zu Qiu

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MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Tel. +86 10 6280 0830


Prof. Dr. Keith Hohn (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: catalysis and reaction engineering; natural gas conversion; oxidative dehydrogenation of light hydrocarbons; millisecond contact time reactors; nanoparticle catalysts
Special Issues and Collections

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Calvin H. Bartholomew (Website)

BYU Catalysis Lab, Department of Chemical Engineering, Brigham Young University, UT 84602, Provo, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis (catalyst design; reaction kinetics; adsorption phenomena; catalyst deactivation; syngas conversion catalysis; fischer-tropsch synthesis; SCR; automotive emissions control)
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Advances in Catalyst Deactivation
Dr. Agustín Bueno-López (Website)

Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Alicante, Ap. 99, E03080, Alicante, Spain
Interests: materials science; catalysis; gas pollution control; deNOx; deSoot; deN2O; zeolytes; mixed oxides; monoliths
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Ceria-based Catalysts
Dr. Marco J. Castaldi (Website)

Chemical Engineering Department, The City College of New York, City University of New York, 140th Street at Convent Avenue, Steinman Hall, Room 307, New York, NY 10031, USA
Interests: reforming catalysis; gasification; combustion; reaction engineering; mechanisms
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Catalytic Combustion
Prof. Dr. Russell R. Chianelli (Website)

Director of the Materials Science and Technology Institute , The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX 79968, USA
Interests: fundamental & applied aspects of materials science applied to petroleum catalysis; fuel cell electrodes; organic/inorganic complex materials and biofuels; bioremediation/environmental catalysis; phytoremediation; environmental statistics; materials research
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Upgrading Tar Sands and Heavy Crude
Dr. Jae-Soon Choi (Website)

Fuels, Engines, and Emissions Research Center, Energy and Transportation Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Knoxville, TN 37932, USA
Interests: environmental catalysis; automotive catalysis; lean NOx catalysts; biofuels; spatiotemporally resolved measurement of catalytic reactions
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Automotive Emission Control Catalysts
Prof. Dr. Armando Córdova (Website)

1Department of Organic Chemistry, Arrhenius Laboratory, Stockholm University, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
2 Department of Natural Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics, Mid Sweden University, 851 70 Sundsvall, Sweden
Interests: asymmetric catalysis; biomimetic catalysis; organocatalysis; biocatalysis; vombination of organo- and transition metal catalysis; domino, tandem cascade reactions; development of environmentally friendly catalytic reactions; catalytic modification of cellulose and polysaccharides; asymmetric synthesis; diversity oriented synthesis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Biomimetic Catalysts
Prof. Dr. Dionysios (Dion) Demetriou Dionysiou (Website)

Professor of Environmental Engineering, Center of Sustainable Urban Engineering, Department of Biomedical, Chemical and Environmental Engineering (DBCEE), 705 Engineering Research Center, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0012, USA
Interests: advanced oxidation technologies and chemical oxidation for water treatment; drinking water treatment and purification; environmental nanotechnology; transition-metal oxidation and reverse electron transfer reactions; the use of ionic liquids in environmental applications; destruction of biological toxins in water; physicochemical phenomena on particle-water interfaces
Dr. José R. B. Gomes (Website)

Departamento de Química, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: Molecular Structure; Gas-phase thermochemistry; Gas-phase reaction profiles; Adsorption (chemisorption and physisorption); Surface reactions; Catalysis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Computational Methods and Their Application in Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Richard Henderson (Website)

School of Natural Sciences, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, UK
Interests: kinetics of homogeneous systems; mechanisms; bioinorganic chemistry; biomimetic chemistry
Dr. Theophilos Ioannides (Website)

Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT), Stadiou Str., Platani, P.O. Box 1414, GR-26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: heterogeneous catalysts; catalytic Processes; new materials; membrane processes
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Aerogel Catalyst
Prof. Dr. Ivan V. Kozhevnikov (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZD, UK
Interests: homogeneous/heterogeneous catalysis; acid catalysis; selective oxidation; hydrogenation; polyoxometalates; chemicals and fuels from renewable feedstocks
Prof. Dr. Jean-François Lamonier (Website)

Unité de Catalyse et Chimie du Solide, Université Lille1 Sciences et Technologies, UMR CNRS 8181, 59652 Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; VOC catalytic oxidation; transition metal oxides; material surface characterization
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Catalytic Removal of Volatile Organic Compounds
Prof. Dr. Armando José Latourrette Pombeiro (Website)

Centro de Química Estrutural, Complexo I, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: homogeneous catalysis; functionalization of alkanes; carboxylation reactions; oxidation reactions; C-C coupling reactions; electrocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Jochen A. Lauterbach (Website)

South Carolina Center of Economic Excellence for Strategic Approaches to the Generation of Electricity (SAGE), Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
Interests: high-throughput catalysis; fabrication of conducting polymer nanofilms; non-linear dynamics of heterogeneously catalyzed reactions; time-resolved IR spectroscopy of supported catalysts
Prof. Dr. Adam F. Lee (Website)

European Bioenergy Research Institute, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK
Interests: surface science; heterogeneous catalysis; green chemistry; synchrotron radiation; porous solids; nanoparticles; alloys; selective oxidation; biofuels
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Operando and in situ Studies of Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Angeliki A. Lemonidou (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: catalytic pyrolysis of liquid hydrocarbons; selective oxidation of light hydrocarbons; catalytic reaction of biorenewable feedstocks; biofuels and hydrogen; synthesis, characterization and evaluation of solid nanostructured catalysts; kinetic and mechanistic studies of heterogeneous catalytic reactions
Dr. Yu-Chuan Lin (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, 701 Tainan, Taiwan
Interests: perovskite catalysts for oxidations; catalytic hydrodeoxygenation and fast pyrolysis for lignocellulosic biomass conversion; hydrogen and syngas preparation; kinetics and reaction engineering
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Perovskite Catalysts
Dr. Leonarda F. Liotta (Website)

Institute of Nanostructured Materials, Palermo Research Division, CNR - ISMN, via Ugo La Malfa 153, 90146 Palermo, Italy
Interests: synthesis; characterization and structure-activity relationship of supported noble metal (Pt,Pd,Au) for oxidation reactions; metal-support interaction in gold catalysts for low-temperature CO and VOCs oxidation; use of gold for hydrogen purification by selective oxidation of carbon monoxide (PROX); development of Pd and Au catalysts for abatement at low temperature of VOCs and methane emitted by mobile sources; synthesis and characterization of bimetallic Ni-Au catalysts for hydrocarbon steam reforming reaction and syngas production; optimization of Co-based catalysts composition and preparation method for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Gold Catalysts
Special Issue: New Trends in Gold Catalysts
Topical Collection: Gold Catalysts
Prof. Dr. Haichao Liu (Website)

College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University Beijing 100871, China
Interests: design of heterogeneous catalysts; reaction kinetics and mechanisms; and selective conversion of biomass and its derivatives
Prof. Dr. Kei Manabe (Website)

University of Shizuoka, 52-1 Yada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka 422-8526, Japan
Interests: cross coupling; palladium catalyst; homogeneous/heterogeneous catalyst; selective reaction; allylic substitution; carbonylation; C-H activation; reaction mechanism; organometallic chemistry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Palladium Catalysts for Cross-Coupling Reaction
Special Issue: Catalysts for Site-Selective Reactions
Dr. Andreas Martin (Website)

Leibniz-Institute for Catalysis, Albert-Einstein-Str. 29a, 18059 Rostock, Germany
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; oxidation catalysis; renewable feedstock
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Zeolite Catalysis
Dr. Arturo Martínez Arias (Website)

Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: energy; hydrogen production; fuel cells; environmental catalysis
Prof. Dr. Kotohiro Nomura (Website)

Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Metropolitan University (TMU), 1-1 Minami Osawa, Hachioji, Tokyo 192-0397, Japan
Interests: homogeneous catalysis; organometallics; catalysis and fine chemicals; precise olefin polymerization
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Molecular Catalysis for Precise Olefin Polymerization
Prof. Dr. Bunsho Ohtani (Website)

Catalysis Research Center (by September 30)/Institute for Catalysis (from October 1), Hokkaido University, Japan
Interests: phtoocatalysis; particle chemistry; electrochemistry
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Photocatalysts
Special Issue: Photocatalytic Water Splitting
Prof. Dr. Umit S. Ozkan (Website1, Website2)

Department of Chemical and Bimolecular Engineeering, The Ohio State University, 151 W Woodruff Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis and electrocatalysis; catalytic materials
Prof. Dr. Elena Pastor (Website)

Dpto. Química Física, Facultad de Química, Universidad de La Laguna, C/Astrofísico Francisco Sánchez s/n. E-38071. La Laguna. Tenerife, Spain
Interests: electrocatalysis and carbon supported catalysts for applications in electrochemical devices
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Carbon Catalysts
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pfaltz (Website)

Department of Chemistry, University of Basel, St. Johanns-Ring 19, CH-4056 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: synthetic organic chemistry; asymmetric synthesis; organometallic chemistry; catalysis (especially asymmetric catalysis)
Prof. Dr. Carl Redshaw (Website)

Department of Chemistry, The University of Hull, Hull, HU6 7RX, UK
Interests: coordination chemistry; polymerization catalysis; calixarenes
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Molecular Catalysis for Precise Olefin Polymerization and ROP 2015
Dr. Maarten B.J. Roeffaers

Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, Department of Microbial and Molecular Systems (M2S), Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, K.U.Leuven, Kasteelpark Arenberg 23 - Box 2461, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; in situ spectroscopy; fluorescence microscopy; porous materials
Prof. Dr. Michele Rossi (Website)

Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Golgi 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: catalytic syntheses; heterogeneous catalysis; liquid and gas phase oxidation by gold catalysis; oxidative polymerization to organic conductive materials
Prof. Dr. Lanny D. Schmidt (Website)

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, 432 Amundson Hall, 421 Washington Avenue SE, Minneapolis MN 55455, USA
Interests: reaction engineering; metal catalysis; oxidation and partial oxidation; biomass catalysis; short contact time processes
Dr. Minhua Shao (Website)

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Interests: Electrocatalysis; oxygen reduction reaction; carbon dioxide reduction; lithium ion batteries; lithium air batteries; fuel cells; DFT calculations
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Electrocatalysis in Fuel Cells
Dr. Georgiy B. Shul'pin (Website1, Website2)

Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Kosygina 4, Moscow 119991, Russia
Interests: functionalization of C‒H compounds; oxidation of organic compounds; peroxides; metal complex catalysts; heterogenized catalysts; mechanisms of catalytic reactions
Prof. Dr. Kevin J. Smith (Website)

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of British Columbia, 2360 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3, Canada
Interests: heterogeneous catalysts; synthesis gas; methane conversion; methanol; higher alcohols; residue hydroconversion; hydrotreating; kinetics
Special Issues and Collections: Special Issue: Molybdenum Catalysts
Prof. Dr. Gabriel M. Veith (Website)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37831, USA
Interests: catalysis; solid state chemistry; ionic liquids

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