Section Editors

Section Board for 'Catalytic Materials' (59)

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Prof. Dr. Steven L. Suib
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Unit 3060, Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, 55 N. Eagleville Rd., Storrs, CT 06269-3060, USA
Interests: manganese oxides; catalysis; ceramics; nanotech; microwaves
Dr. Simona Bennici
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Institut de Science des Matériaux de Mulhouse, IS2M - CNRS UMR 7361 - UHA, 3 rue Alfred Werner, 68093, Mulhouse Cedex, France
Interests: catalysis; thermal analysis; thermochemical heat storage; biosourced Products valorisation; depollution; clean processes
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Dr. Thomas Willum Hansen
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Center for Electron Nanoscopy, Technical University of Denmark, DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Interests: nanomaterials; nanoparticles; catalysis; dynamics of nanoparticles; electron microscopy; 2D materials; image analysis
Prof. Dr. Marcus Rose
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Technische Chemie II, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Alarich-Weiss-Straße 8, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: porous materials; organic frameworks; catalysis; green and sustainable chemistry; reaction engineering; adsorption; membranes
Dr. Barbara Pawelec
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Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica (ICP), The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), c/ Marie Curie, 2, Cantoblanco, 28049-Madrid, Spain
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; in particular hydrotreating catalysts; chemistry of materials and reactions linked with petrochemistry processes; H_2 production; upgrading of bio-liquids; total and partial CO oxidation; biogas reforming; photocatalysis
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Prof. Dr. Anders Riisager
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Centre for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Denmark, Kemitorvet, Building 207, Denmark
Interests: homogeneous/heterogeneous catalysis, multi-phase catalytic systems, catalysis and separation technology with ionic liquids, renewable chemicals and fuels from catalytic concersion of biomass
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Dr. Stefano Agnoli
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Department Chemistry Science, University of Padua, Via Marzolo 1, I-35131 Padua, Italy
Interests: 2D materials; transition metal dichalcogenides; electronic properties; heterogenoeus catalysis; metal organic frameworks; electrocatalysis; green chemistrys, metal organic frameworks, electrocatalysis, green chemistry
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Dr. Polycarpos Falaras
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Institute Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (INN), National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", 15341 Aghia Paraskevi Attikis, Athens, Greece
Interests: titanium dioxide nanostructures; dyes; perovskites; photocatalysrts; water pollutants degradation; solar cells
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Prof. Dr. Hai-Long Jiang
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Department of Chemistry, Hefei National Lab for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, Anhui 230026, China
Interests: metal-organic frameworks; porous materials; nanostructured materials; heterogeneous catalysis; photocatalysis
Prof. Dr. Pascal Van Der Voort
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Department of Chemistry, Center for Ordered Materials, Organometallics and Catalysis (COMOC), Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 (S3), 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: ordered mesostructures; metal organic frameworks (MOFs); periodic mesoporous organosilicas; Covalent Organic Frameworks; adsorption; catalysis & catalytic materials
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Prof. Dr. Yuwen Chen
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Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National Central University, Jhongli 32001, Taiwan
Interests: Catalysis; Chemical Reaction engineering; Reaction Kinetics
Dr. Justyna Łuczak
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Department of Process Engineering and Chemical Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Gdansk University of Technology, 80-233 Gdansk, Poland
Interests: surfactants and interfacial phenomena; self-organisation; ionic liquids; materials science; photocatalysis; semiconductors; metal organic frameworks; carbon materials
Dr. Chuncheng Chen
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Key Laboratory of Photochemistry, Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Interests: photocatalysis of metal-oxide semiconductor; heterogeneous photochemistry on metal oxide particles; in-situ characterization of surface reaction process; heterogeneous photochemical mechanism
Prof. Dr. Alberto Vertova
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Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: electrocatalysis; battery; environmental pollution; nanomaterials; metal oxide semiconductors; photoelectrocatalysis
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Prof. Ana Loncaric Bozic

Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Interests: water pollution; water treatment; advanced oxidation processes; environmental fate of emerging contaminants; toxicity
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Dr. Claudio Evangelisti
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CNR-ICCOM Italian National Council for Research - Institute for the Chemistry of Organo Metallic Compounds
Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; homo- and heterometallic nanoparticles; Vapor phase synthesis; electron microscopy; materials characterization; green chemistry; Sustainable catalytic processes
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Dr. Alexey N. Pestryakov
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Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences, National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; nanoscience; nanosilver medicines
Prof. Dr. Ruitao Lv
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School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China
Interests: defect engineering; electrocatalysis; molecular sensing; energy conversion/storage; carbon-based nanostructures; 2D materials
Dr. Ligui Li
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School of Environment and Energy, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510006, China
Interests: nanomaterials for efficient electrocatalysis in low temperature fuel cells, metal-air batteries, overall water splitting systems etc.; high-performance electrode materials for Li-S batteries; assembling of conjugated polymer and their applications in polymer/perovskite solar cells
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Prof. Dr. Eugenijus Norkus
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Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, Vilnius, Lithuania
Interests: electroless metal deposition; electrocatalysis; kinetics of autocatalytic metal ion reduction; anodic oxidation of reducing agents
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Prof. Carlos Javier Duran-Valle
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IACYS, University of Extremadura
Interests: Carbonaceous materials; heterogeneous catalysis; green chemistry; adsorption; computational chemistry
Prof. Dr. Edward Szlyk
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Faculty of Chemistry, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, 87–100 Torun, Poland
Interests: metal organic precursors for CVD, ALD, FEBID; volatile metal complexes; metal organic structures with optically active ligands; hybrid layers for fluorescence probes; surface analysis of noble metal thin layers; magnetochemical properties; gas adsorption; surface catalysis
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Dr. Fernando Fresno

Photoactivated Processes Unit, IMDEA Energy Institute, Madrid, Spain
Interests: photocatalysis, inorganic semiconductors, photoreforming, CO2 reduction
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Dr. Marcello Marelli
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Rome, Italy
Interests: electron microscopy; nanostructured materials; analytical methodologies; photo-catalysis; heterogeneous catalysis
Dr. Cristina Della Pina
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Dipartimento di Chimica, Università degli Studi di Milano, via C. Golgi, 19, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: catalysis; green chemistry; material science; nanoscience for biomedicine; conducting polymers
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Prof. Dr. Xiaodong Zhang
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Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei 230026, China
Interests: Two-dimensional Nanostructure; Solid State Chemistry; Photocatalysis; Energy Catalysis
Prof. Dr. Zhongbiao Wu
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College of Environmental & Resource Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: Air pollution Control; Environmental Catalysis; Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD); Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx; Catalytic Elimination of VOCs
Prof. Dr. Lucjan Chmielarz
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Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Faculty of Chemistry, Gronostajowa 2, 30-387 Kraków, Poland
Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis for environmental applications; Zeolites and their functionalization for catalysis and adsorption; Clay minerals - intercalation and acid modifications; Mesoporous silica materials for catalytic applications; Layered double hydroxides and their calcined forms for environmental applications
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Dr. Juan M. Coronado
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Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) INSTITUTO CATÁLISIS Y PETROLEOQUÍMICA Marie Curie, 2. E-28049 Campus de Cantoblanco, Madrid, Spain
Interests: catalysts; photocatalysts; thermochemical storage; redox oxides; chemical looping; plasmon; solid-solid reactions
Prof. Dr. Sungho Yoon
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Department of Chemistry, Chung‐Ang University, Seoul 06974, Korea
Interests: Porous Catalyst Support; Heterogenized Catalyst, Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier; Hydrogenation; Carbonylation; Siloxane Polymers
Prof. Dr. Miguel Monge
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Departamento de Química, Centro de Investigación en Síntesis Química (CISQ), Universidad de La Rioja, Complejo Científico-Tecnoloǵico, Logroño, Spain
Interests: Synthesis of metal nanostructures; Supramolecular organometallic compounds; Metallophilic interactions; Plasmonic properties; Catalytic and photocatalytic properties of nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Punta Carlo
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Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering “Giulio Natta”, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: functional Materials, polysaccharide-based materials, homogeneous catalysis for selective oxidation, free radicals
Dr. Sang Hoon Kim
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Materials Architecturing Research Center, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Korea & Division of IT-NT, University of Science and Technology (UST), Daejeon, Korea
Interests: catalyst and electrode materials for energy and environmental applications; energy materials; materials for advanced oxidation processes; catalyst materials for pollution reduction; water splitting; hydrogen evolution; oxygen evolution, etc.
Assist. Prof. Dr. Serena Esposito
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Department of Applied Science and Technology and INSTM-Unit of Torino Politecnico, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
Interests: sol-gel synthesis; porous materials; heterogeneous catalysts; oxide nanostructures; zeolites; surface chemistry
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Dr. John T. Kiwi
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Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Interests: homogeneous and heterogeneous photochemistry; photocatalysis; surface science; fast kinetics; thin films; redox reactions; charge transfer; antibacterial composites; environmental pollution; functional textiles/plastic films
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Dr. Nicolas Keller
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Institut de Chimie et Procédés pour l'Energie, l'Environnement et la Santé, ICPEES - CNRS UMR 7515 University of Strasbourg, 25 rue Becquerel 67087 Strasbourg cedex, France
Interests: heterogeneous photocatalysis, photocatalytic media, catalyst synthesis, nanoparticles, heterojunctions, water treatment, air treatment, disinfection, self-decontaminating surfaces
Prof. Dr. Benjamín Solsona
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Department of Chemical Engineering, ETSE, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Selective oxidation reactions; Dehydrogenation; Environmental catalysis (catalytic VOCs removal); Metal oxides; Nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Pedro Maireles-Torres
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Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Crystallography and Mineralogy, Faculty of Sciences, University of Málaga, Campus de Teatinos, 29071 Málaga, Spain
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; biomass valorization; biofuels; porous materials; biosourced molecules; green chemistry; environmental catalysis
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Dr. Jouko Lahtinen
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Department of Applied Physics, Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
Interests: XPS; surface science
Prof. Dr. Siang-Piao Chai
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Chemical Engineering Discipline, School of Engineering, Monash University, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, Bandar Sunway, Selangor 47500, Malaysia
Interests: photocatalysis; catalysis & catalytic materials; energy materials; reaction engineering; low-dimensional materials
Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Finocchio
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Deptment of Civil, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Genova Via all’Opera Pia 15, I-16145 Genova, Italy
Interests: Heterogeneous catalytic materials and processes; Solid adsorbent materials for environmental applications; gas separation and purification (i.e.CO2 capture); Spectroscopic characterization of surfaces and surface chemistry of oxides; mixed oxides; composite materials
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Trovarelli
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Dipartimento Politecnico, via del Cotonificio 108, Università di Udine, Udine, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis, material chemistry, environmental catalysis, catalyst synthesis
Prof. Dr. Alfons Baiker
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Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, ETH Zurich, Hönggerberg HCI, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: catalysis; aerogels; flame synthesis; mixed oxides; chiral surfaces; in situ spectroscopy; supercritical fluids
Prof. Dr. Carmen Claver
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Department of Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 43007 Tarragona, Spain
Interests: Homogeneous catalysis including asymmetric catalysis and “in situ”, intermediates characterization; Metal nanoparticles preparation and characterization; Colloidal and supported nanoparticles Nanocatalysis; Catalysts heterogeneization and continuous flow; Catalysis for CO2 and biomass transformation
Prof. Dr. Jan Ingo Flege
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Chair of Applied Physics and Semiconductor Spectroscopy Institute of Physics, Faculty 01 Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg Konrad-Zuse-Str. 1 D-03046 Cottbus Germany
Interests: surface physics and chemistry; model heterogeneous catalysis; transition metal and rare-earth oxides; low-dimensional materials
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Gil Bravo
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Department of Applied Chemistry, Public University of Navarra, Building Los Acebos, Campus of Arrosadia, E-31006 Pamplona, Spain
Interests: Preparation, characterization and catalytic activity of metal supported nanocatalysts; Catalytic combustion of volatile organic compounds (VOCs); Porous and surface properties of solids; Gas adsorption; Energy storage; Pollutants adsorption; Environmental management; Waste valorization
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Prof. Dr. Elisa I. García-López
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“Schiavello-Grillone” Photocatalysis Group, Department of Biological, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technologies (STEBICEF), Università di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis and photocatalysis; advanced oxidation technologies (AOTs); heteropolyacids as catalysts and photocatalysts; biomass valorization; solar photocatalysis
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Prof. Dr. Diana Sannino
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Department of Industrial Engineering, University Salerno, Via Giovanni Paolo 2 132, I-84084 Fisciano, Salerno, Italy
Interests: catalysis; environmental depollution; characterization of materials; nanomaterials
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Dr. Andrea Piovano
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Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), 71 Avenue des Martyrs, 38000 Grenoble, France
Interests: neutron spectroscopy; metal nanoparticle catalysis; lattice dynamics; magnetic excitations; disorder and diffusion in oxides; superconductivity; density functional theory
Prof. Dr. P. Davide Cozzoli
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1. Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica "E. De Giorgi", University of Salento, Lecce, Italy;
2. CNR NANOTEC - Istitute of Nanotechnology, Lecce, Italy
Interests: inorganic nanomaterials, synthesis and characterization of colloidal nanocrystals; nanocrystal applications in optoelectronics, catalysis, energy conversion/storage and biomedicine
Prof. Dr. Davide Barreca
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ICMATE-CNR, Department of Chemical Sciences, Padova University, Padova, Italy
Interests: oxide nanomaterials; vapor phase synthesis; plasma-assisted processes; gas sensing; photocatalysis; photoelectrochemistry
Dr. Haralampos N. Miras
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School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: metal oxides, chalcogenides, oxychalcogenides, self-assembly, electrocatalysis, hydrogen technology, energy storage, inorganic materials
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Dr. Klára Hernádi
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Department of Applied and Environmental Chemistry, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; photocatalytic materials; carbon nanotubes; nanocomposite materials; immobilization of biologically active units
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Prof. Dr. Konstantin M. Neyman
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Department de Ciència dels Materials i Química Física and the Institut de Química Teòrica i Computacional, Universitat de Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: computer modelling; electronic structure; advanced materials; nanostructures; reactivity; catalysis; hydrogen technology; energy storage; surface phenomena; understanding at the atomic level
Prof. Dr. Greta Ricarda Patzke
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Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH‐8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: transition metal‐based water oxidation catalysts; photocatalytic properties of oxide‐based nanomaterials; synthesis of nanomaterials and functional hybrid composites; mechanistic studies on photocatalytic reactions; synthesis and biomedical applications of polyoxometalates
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Prof. Dirk Poelman
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LumiLab, Dept. Solid State Sciences, Ghent University, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Interests: luminescent materials; bio-imaging; optical materials; photocatalysis; photo- and thermochromic compounds
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Prof. Dr. Raphaël Schneider
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Laboratoire Réactions et Génie des Procédés, Université de Lorraine, CNRS Address: 1, rue Grandville, BP 20451, 54001 Nancy, France
Interests: nanoparticles; fluorescence; bio-imaging; sensing; catalysis; photocatalysis
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Dr. Franklin (Feng) Tao
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Interests: catalysis; nano science; materials synthesis
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Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff
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FG Materials and Resources, Department of Materials and Earth Sciences, Technische Universität Darmstadt, L2|01 160, Alarich-Weiss-Straße 2, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: solid state chemistry; perovskite-type oxides and oxynitrides; materials for energy conversion technologies; crystallography; thermoelectricity; analytical chemistry; exhaust gas catalysis
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