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Characterizing Porous Materials and Powders
Quantachrome Leaders in Characterizing Porous Materials & Powders

Seminar Series and Invited Speakers at Quantachrome

 

Quantachrome Instruments is pleased to welcome on a regular basis leading scientists in the fields of adsorption, porous materials synthesis and characterization. They speak to our visitors, and our own scientists and engineers in a seminar series hosted by Dr. Matthias Thommes (Quantachrome’s Director of Applied Science). Click image to open

Dr. Enzo Mangano
University of Edinburgh

September 8, 2016
Title of talk:
"Novel approaches to kinetic measurements: ZLC and Autosorb iQ"

Prof. Peter Monson
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

July 26, 2016
Title of talk:
"Perspectives on Gas Storage Adsorbents for On Board Vehicles Applications"

Prof. Peter Monson

Dr. Anne Dailly
General Motors

April 14, 2016
Title of talk:
"Modeling Adsorption in Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Materials"

Dr.Anne Dailly

Dr. Wieslaw Roth
Jagiellonian University of Krakow, Poland

February 11, 2015
Title of talk:
"Synthesis of new generations of molecular sieve materials and the challenges of determining their pore characteristics"

Dr. Wieslaw Roth

Dr. Indrek Kulaots
Brown University, Rhode Island, USA

January 16, 2015
Title of talk:
"Porous Structures in Graphene-Based Materials"

Dr. Indrek Kulaots

Prof. Mark Snyder
Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, USA

May 1, 2014
Title of talk:
"Hierarchically Porous Materials by Assembly and Template Control"

Prof. Mark Snyder

Prof. Freddy Kleitz
Laval University, Canada

February 19, 2014
Title of talk:
"Functional Mesoporous Materials: Tailoring their Pore Structure, Surface Properties and Particle Morphology"

Prof  Freddy Kleitz to Quantachrome

Prof. K.B Yoon
Sogang University, Seoul, Korea

December 9, 2013
Title of talk:
"Growth of Uniformly Oriented Zeolite Films on Substrates and Applications"

Prof. K.B Yoon

Prof. Randy Snurr
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

November 20, 2013
Title of talk:
"Molecular Modeling of Metal-Organic Frameworks for Energy and Environmental Applications".

Prof. Randy Snurr

Prof. Karim Sapag
University of San Luis (Argentina) and CONICET (the “NSF” of Argentina)

June 19, 2013
Title of talk:
"Development of Porous Solids for Applications in Fuels and Environmental"

Prof. Karim Sapag

Prof. Jörg Kaerger
University of Leipzig, Germany

May 15, 2013
Title of talk:
"The Beauty of Diffusion in Nanoporous Materials: Impact of Phases and Phase Transitions"

Prof. Jörg Kaerger

Prof. Keith Gubbins
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA

March 27, 2013
Title of talk:
"Pressure Enhancement in Nanopores and Effects on Adsorbent Structure"

Prof. Keith Gubbins

Prof. James A. Ritter
University of South Carolina, Department of Chemical Engineering

February 27, 2013
Title of talk:
"Adsorption and Diffusion of Gases in Microporous Adsorbents Using Volumetric Frequency Response"

Prof. James A. Ritter

Prof. Jennifer Wilcox
Stanford University, California

February,14, 2013
Title of talk:
"Molecular Simulation Studies of CO2 Adsorption for Carbon Capture and Storage Applications"

Prof. Jennifer Wilcox

Prof. Michael Wark
Ruhr University of Bochum, Germany

November,16, 2012
Title of talk:
"Functionalized nanoporous oxides for sustainable energy conversion"

Prof. Michael Wark

Prof. Juan Carlos Moreno
Universidad de Los Andes. Bogotá, Colombia

April, 26, 2012
Title of talk:
"Adsorption Calorimetry: Instrumental Description and its Application in Characterization of Porous Materials"

Prof. Juan Carlos Moreno

Prof. Krista Walton
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta

March 21, 2012
Title of talk:
"Identifying Structural Features that Control the Stability of Metal-Organic Frameworks"

Prof. Krista Walton

Prof. Jing Li (Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology of Rutgers University)
Title of talk: "Microporous Metal Organic Frameworks: Porosity, Functionality, and Adsorption Based Applications"

Prof. Matsukata (Waseda University, Tokyo)
Title of talk: "
Hierarchically structured zeoliltes"

Prof. Wilhelm Schwieger (University of Erlangen, Germany)
Title of talk:
"Zeolite Containing Catalysis Materials with Hierarchical Porous Structures"

Prof. Peter Monson (University of Massachusetts/Amherst)
Title of talk:
"Molecular Modeling of the Dynamics of Adsorption in Mesoporous Materials"

Prof. Bettina Lotsch (Technical University, Munich, Germany)
Title of talk:
"Porous and Hybrid Nanostructures for Sensing and Energy Conversion"

Prof. Krista Walton (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta)
Title of Talk: "Performance of Metal-Organic Frameworks under Humid Conditions for Adsorption Separations"
Prof. Alexander V. Neimark (Rutgers University, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)
Seminar: “Adsorption deformation and breathing transitions in MOFs".
Prof. Stefan Kaskel (Institute for Inorganic Chemistry at the Technische Universität Dresden)
Lecture: "Porous Materials Syntheses: Adsorption phenomena in MOFs, EOFs and new mesoporous Carbons".
Prof. Stefano Brandani (University of Edingurgh)
Seminar:
"The Zero Length Column Technique: a versatile experiment for the characterisation of equilibrium, kinetic and stability properties of nanoporous adsorbents."
Dr. Joaquin Silvestre (University of Alicante, Spain)
Title of Talk:
"Problems in the characterization of microporous carbons using gas physisorption."
Prof. Keith Gubbins (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)
Title of Talk:
"Thermodynamics and Dynamics of Confined Nanophases"
Prof. Marc-Oliver Coppens (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering Troy, NY, U.S.A.)
Title of Talk:
"Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Hierarchically Structured Mesoporous Materials with Tuned Diffusion, Adsorption and Catalytic Properties".
Prof. Alexander V. Neimark (Rutgers University, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering)
Title of Talk: “Recent Advances in DFT Methods for Pore Structure Characterization".
Prof. Mohamed Eddaoudi (Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida)
Title of Talk: “Metal-Organic Materials: Strategies Toward Functional Porous Materials".
Prof. Jiri Cejka (Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic)
Title of Talk: "Synthesis of Molecular Sieves for Adsorption Purposes".
Prof. Keith Gubbins (North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA)
Title of Talk: "Surface Nanostructure and Catalysis: The Role of Confinement and Surface Chemistry".
Professor Christian Lastoskie (University of Michigan, USA).
Title of Talk: "Novel Adsorbents for Carbon Capture and Storage and for Hydrogen Production".
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Professor Randy Snurr (Northwestern University, USA).
Title of Talk: "Insights into Characterization of Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks from Molecular Simulation".
Professor Duong D. Do (University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia).
Title of Talk: "Adsorption of Simple to Complex Fluids on Non-Graphitized Carbon Black and Activated Carbon".

PAST SPEAKERS:

Dr. Mark Biggs (University of Edinburgh, Scotland)
Professor Mohamed Eddaoudi (University of South Florida, Tampa, USA)
Professor Gerhard Findenegg (Technical University, Berlin, Germany)
Professor Lev Gelb (Washington University in St. Louis, Ohio, USA)
Professor Freddy Kleitz (Laval University, Canada)
Professor Alex Neimark (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA)
Professor Peter Monson (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Professor Fernando Rojas (Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana-Iztapalapa, Mexico City, Mexico)
Dr. Peter Ravikovitch (current address: ExxonMobil, Annandale, New Jersey, USA)
Dr. Reiner Staudt (Institute for Non-Classical Chemistry, Leipzig, Germany)
Professor Yoshikazu Suzuki (Kyoto University, Japan)
Professor Klaus Unger
(University of Mainz, Germany)