Plenary Speakers

Prof. Abhaya Datye

University of New Mexico

Prof. Christophe Copéret

ETH Zurich


Prof. Graham Hutchings

Cardiff University


Prof. Javier Pérez-Ramírez

ETH Zurich

NGCB Awardee 2024

Prof. Jihong Yu

Jilin University


Prof. Johannes Lercher

Technische Universität München

Prof. Noritatsu Tsubaki

University of Toyama

Keynote Speakers

Name University/Company Title
Dr. Dan Xie

Braskem Renewable Innovation Center

Engineering of zeolite structures and compositions for tailored applications
Dr. G. Leendert Bezemer

Shell Global

Dr. Mingfeng Li

Sinopec Research Institute of Petroleum Processing

Prof. Aditya Bhan

University of Minnesota

Rates and Reversibility of CO2 Hydrogenation on Cu-based Catalysts
Prof. Andrei Khodakov

Université Lille

Different strategies for methane photocatalytic conversion
Prof. Atsushi Urakawa

TU Delft

Inducing unprecedented reactivity of CO2 and CH4 by unsteady-state operations
Prof. Baolian Su

Wuhan University of Technology

Prof. Bert Sels

KU Leuven

Prof. Bert Weckhuysen

Utrecht University

Advances in Spectroscopy and Microscopy of Solid Catalysts Active in Methane and Light Alkane Conversion Processes
Prof. Bin Liu

City University of Hong Kong

Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Chemistry over Model Single-Atom Catalyst
Prof. Carol Lin

City University of Hong Kong

Development of waste biorefineries towards a circular bioeconomy
Prof. Cathy Chin

University of Toronto

Catalytic requirements of light alkane activation on transition metal and metal oxide clusters
Prof. Christopher W. Jones

Georgia Institute of Technology

Prof. Chuan Shi

Dalian University of Technology

Cold plasma enhanced CH4 and CO2 conversion over Ni-Mo2C interfaces
Prof. ChunShan Song

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Synergy of Non-thermal Plasma and Heterogeneous Catalysis for Gas Conversion
Prof. David W. Flaherty

Georgia Institute of Technology

New Evidence for the Active State and Reaction Pathways for Ethylene Epoxidation on Silver
Prof. De Chen

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Advancing Olefin Production: Integrating Microkinetics and Experimental Insights in CO2 Hydrogenation
Prof. Ding Ma

Peking University

Prof. Donghai Mei

Tianjin Polytechnic University

Understanding the Catalytic Conversion of Light Alkanes into Oxygenates over Zeolite Encaptulated Fe Centers
Prof. Dongxia Liu

University of Delaware

Membrane reactor: coupling catalytic reaction with hydrogen separation for dehydrogenation of light alkanes
Prof. Emiel J.M. Hensen

Eindhoven University of Technology

Prof. Eric van Steen

University of Cape Town

Prof. Evgenii V. Kondratenko

Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V.

Fundamental Approaches for Establishing Catalyst Property-Performance Relationships in CO2 Hydrogenation to Higher Hydrocarbons or Methanol
Prof. Fabio H. Ribeiro

Purdue University

Energy Transition: The Challenge of Our Century
Prof. Fei Wei

Tsinghua University

Prof. Felix Studt

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Prof. Feng Shi

Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Syngas to chemicals via catalytic carbonylation
Prof. Feng Wang

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Fengshou Xiao

Zhejiang University

Design of Zeolite-Based Catalysts for Efficient Conversion of Natural Gas into Valuable Products
Prof. Fengtao Fan

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Gianpiero Groppi

Politecnico di Milano

Joule heated structured reactors for electrification of endothermic catalytic processes
Prof. Haichao Liu

Peking University

Prof. Jeroen A van Bokhoven

ETH Zurich

Prof. Jie Zeng

University of Science and Technology of China

Prof. Jijie Wang

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Jing He

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Catalytic Conversion of CO2-rich Natural Gas
Prof. Jinlong Gong

Tianjin University

Prof. Jong Wook Bae

Sungkyunkwan University

Selective synthesis of value-added oxygenates by tandemly coupled CO2 hydrogenation with carbonylation
Prof. Jorge Gascon

KAUST Catalysis Center

Prof. Joris W Thybaut

Ghent University

Electric catalysis: from renewable energy to valorized gas
Prof. Jose M. Serra

Universitat Politècnica de València
Prof. Jun Huang

The University of Sydney

In situ investigation of structure-performance correlation for CH4 catalytic conversion
Prof. Jun-ya Hasegawa

Hokkaido University

DFT mechanistic study on catalytic conversion of CH4 and CO2
Prof. Junhua Li

Tsinghua University

Prof. Junwang Tang

Tsinghua University

Partial oxidation of methane to C2 by coupling photocatalysis with thermal catalysis
Prof. Kazuhiro Takanabe

The University of Tokyo

Prof. Keiichi Tomishige

Tohoku University

Non-reductive catalytic conversion of low pressure carbon dioxide with alcohols/amines
Prof. Ken-ichi Shimizu

Hokkaido University

CO2 Sorption/Reduction Systems for Direct Air Capture and Utilization (DAC-U)
Prof. Landong Li

Nankai University

Prof. Lin Zhuang

Wuhan University

Prof. Mark Saeys

Ghent University

Prof. Michael Claeys

University of Cape Town

Stability of Fischer-Tropsch catalysts studied in-situ
Prof. Minhua Shao

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Prof. Ning Yan

National University of Singapore

Methane oxidation to methanol over reduced polyoxometalates
Prof. Peijun Hu

ShanghaiTech University

Recent Theoretical Developments in Heterogeneous Catalysis
Prof. Peng Wu

East China Normal University

Prof. Ping Chen

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Hydrides catalyze ammonia synthesis
Prof. Praveen Linga

National University of Singapore

A sustainable way to store CO2 via clathrate hydrates in deep ocean sediments
Prof. Qiang Fu

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Reinhard Schomäcker

Institute for Technical Chemistry

Production of Green Hydrogen as Key Component for Carbon Neutrality in a Photocatalytic Chemical Looping Process
Prof. Shigeo Ted Oyama

The University of Tokyo

Methane Partial Oxidation with Molecular Oxygen Using a Novel Oxygen Shuttle System
Prof. Shinya Furukawa

Osaka University

Multifunctional catalysts for the oxidative dehydrogenation of propane using CO2
Prof. Shishido Tetsuya

Tokyo Metropolitan University

Prof. Susannah Scott

University of California Santa Barbara

Oxidation state changes in Ga-based catalysts correlate with propane dehydrogenation activity
Prof. Toshiyuki Yokoi

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Prof. Unni Olsbye

University of Oslo

Prof. Weibin Fan

Institute of Coal Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Weiping Ding

Nanjing University

Prof. Weixin Huang

University of Science and Technology of China

Structure sensitivity of Cu and ZnO-Cu catalysis in COx hydrogenation reaction and WGS reactions
Prof. Weixue Li

University of Science and Technology of China

Principle of Metal-Support Interaction for Rational Design of Stable Catalysts
Prof. Wenjie Shen

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Identification of Active Sites over Mordenite for the Carbonylation of Dimethyl Ether
Prof. Xiaodong Wen

Institute of Coal Chemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Xin Tu

University of Liverpool

Plasma electrification for decentralized production of fuels and chemicals
Prof. Xin Wang

City University of Hong Kong

Heterogeneous molecular catalysts for electrocatalytic applications
Prof. Xinbin Ma

Tianjin University

Prof. Xinwen Guo

Dalian University of Technology

The catalytic converison of CO2 into value-added Chemicals
Prof. Xinying Liu

University of South Africa

Short Chain Molecules Catalytic Conversion -- New Understanding from Ethylene co-Feeding with Syngas
Prof. Xiulian Pan

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Yamanaka Ichiro

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Electrochemical reduction of CO2 to chemicals with water by the SPE electrolysis using Nafion-H
Prof. Yanhui Yang

Minjiang University

CO2 hydrogenation to methane over carbonate-supported metal catalysts
Prof. Yanqiang Huang

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Yong Lu

East China Normal University

Rational Design of Low-temperature Light-off W-Mn-based OCM Catalysts by Modulating [Mn3+/Mn2+]-Redox Cycle
Prof. Yong Wang

Washington State University

Alkane Oxidative Hydrogenation with Boron-Based Catalysts
Prof. Zhen Zhao

Shenyang Normal University

Study on Direct and Selective Conversion of Methane and Other Low Carbon Alkane over Confined and Highly Dispersed Catalysts
Prof. Zhipan Liu

Fudan University

Prof. Zhongwen Liu

Shaanxi Normal University

Catalyst development and mechanistic understandings on Co-catalyzed FTS for selective synthesis of long-chain α-olefins