GeCatS Infoday "Synchrotron Radiation and Neutrons for Catalysis, Materials Research and Development"




Registration & Welcome Coffee


Welcome Address

Oda Keppler, BMBF - Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, Bonn/D

Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt, KIT - Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Dep. Chairman of Commitee Research with Synchrotron Radiation, Karlsruhe/D

11:00 Photoelectrons from Working Catalysts
Robert Schlögl
, Fritz-Haber Institute, Berlin and Max-Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Mülheim/D
11:30 Industrial Applications of Neutrons and Synchrotron Radiation: Practical Examples and Synergies
Peter Albers
, Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH, Hanau/D
12:00 Materials Research with Neutrons and X-Rays: State of the Art and Future Perspectives
Tobias Unruh, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg/D

Synchrotron Science − An Industrial Perspective

Volodymyr Boyko, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/D

13:00 Lunch and Posters
14:00 The UK Catalysis Hub
Stewart F. Parker, The ISIS Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Oxfordshire, UK
14:30 Synchrotron Catalysis Consortium in USA: Dedicated Beamline Facilities for Catalysis Research
Anatoly I. Frenkel
, Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering, Stony Brook University, New York/USA

Model Catalysts at the Atomic Scale under Operando Conditions

Andreas Stierle, Research Group X-ray Physics and Nanoscience, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) and Physics Department, University of Hamburg/D

New Possibilities for Energy Materials Research at BESSY II

Marco Favaro, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Institute for Solar Fuels/D

15:40 Coffee break & Posters

The European Spallation Source: New Opportunities for Materials and Catalysis Research

Andreas Schreyer, European Spallation Source (ESS), Lund/S

Synchrotron-based X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy for In Situ and Operando Studies of Nanoporous Catalysts
Kirill Lomachenko
, The European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF),



Panel Discussion
How to achieve Synergies between Large Scale Facilities, Academic Research and Industry?


Dr. Peter Albers (Evonik)

Prof. Malte Behrens (University Duisburg-Essen)

Prof. Anatoly Frenkel (Synchrotron Catalysis Consortium USA)

Dr. Wolfram Meyer-Klaucke (Projektträger DESY)

Dr. Stewart Parker (Catalysis Hub UK)

Prof. Andreas Stierle (DESY, University Hamburg)


Moderator: Prof. Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt (KIT)

17:50 Closing Remarks
18:00 End of the Infoday

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