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Welcome to Catalysts––A New Open Access Journal for a Growing Scientific Community

Founding Editor-in-Chief of Catalysts, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Catalysts 2011, 1(1), 1-2;
Received: 27 April 2011 / Published: 9 May 2011
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There is something intrinsically fascinating about catalysts. The thought that a material can speed up a reaction by hundreds or thousands of times without being consumed is truly amazing. I frequently have the pleasure of teaching undergraduate and graduate chemical reaction engineering courses that include sections on catalysts. I have found that students take an immediate interest in catalysts and are fascinated by how they work. I certainly have been captivated with catalysts myself, as I have devoted my entire academic career to studying their properties. [...] View Full-Text
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