Prof. Hajo Freund
Manuela Misch

Faradayweg 4-6
14195 Berlin, Germany
Tel: +49 30 8413 4104


International Symposium on Relations
between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis

Berlin, September 11 to 16, 2011

Invited Speaker

Keynote Speaker

Jan-E. Bäckvall, Stockholm
Biomimetic Catalysis in Green Organic Transformations

Siegfried Blechert, Berlin
Stereocontrolled Olefin Metathesis

Silvia Bordiga, Torino
NO adsorption on transition metal ions in microporous materials followed by combined use of spectroscopies

Odile Eisenstein, Montpellier
Determining reaction mechanisms: the input from computational chemistry

Can Li, Dalian
Homogeneous Chiral Catalysis in Heterogeneous Nanoreactors

Tobin Marks, Northwestern
Oxide Surfaces as Activators and Ligands for Organometallic Molecule-Derived Catalysts

Ronny Neumann, Rehovot
Polyoxometalates as Oxidation Catalysts: Electron Transfer-Oxygen Transfer Reactions in Solution and Insights into the Mars-Van Krevelen Mechanism

Justin Notestein, Northwestern
Supported oxide cluster and oxide cavity catalysts inspired by biology

Unni Olsbye, Oslo
Conversion of methanol to hydrocarbons - how the zeolitic host structure affects product selectivity

Roy A. Periana, Florida
Design and Study of new Homogeneous Catalysts for Small Molecule Activation and Conversion.

Robert Schlögl, Berlin
Active sites in heterogeneous catalysis

Shannon Stahl, Madison
Aerobic Oxidation of C-H Bonds Catalyzed by Palladium

Mizuki Tada, Japan
Time/space-resolved XAFS characterization of heterogeneous catalysts

Wataru Ueda, Hokkaido
Complex metal oxide catalysts with high-dimensional crystal structure as well as molecularity

Kazunari Yoshizawa, Kyu Shu Univ.
Computational Mutation on the Structure and Reactivity of Enzymes

Plenary Speaker

Fraser Armstrong, Oxford
Efficient Electrocatalysts for Future Energy Technology: The Importance of Understanding How Enzymes Work so Well.

Avelino Corma, Valencia
Single isolated sites in solid catalysts for bridging the gap with homogeneous catalysts

Kazunari Domen, Tokio
Water splitting into hydrogen and oxygen on heterogeneous photocatalysts

Cynthia Friend, Harvard
Insights into Heterogeneous Catalytic Processes from Fundamental Surface Chemistry: A Molecular View

John F. Hartwig, Urbana
Catalytic Transformations of Arenes

Donald Hilvert, Zürich
Designer Enzymes

Graham Hutchings, Cardiff
Catalysis using gold and gold palladium nanoparticles

William D. Jones, Rochester
Strong C-H and C-C Bond Cleavage Reactions using Homogeneous Transition Metal Complexes

Amy Rosenzweig, Northwestern
Biological methane oxidation

Joachim Sauer, Berlin
Catalytically active metal oxides in different environments. Quantum chemical approach.

Ilme Schlichting, Heidelberg
Flavin-based photoreceptors - from structure to mechanism to application

Peter Wasserscheid, Erlangen
Catalytic Technologies Involving Supported Ionic Liquid Films

Itamar Willner, Jerusalem
Programmed Catalysis with DNA Nanostructures and Hybrid Systems