Plenary/Keynote Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Jingguang Chen

Columbia University, President of NACS

“Tackling CO2 Issues by Chemical Conversion and by Reducing CO2 Emission”

Brent H. Shanks

Iowa State University

"Robust Strategies for the Development of Biobased Chemicals"

Jeffrey Rimer

University of Houston

"New Paradigms in the Design of Zeolite Catalysts"

Keynote Speakers

Henrik Rasmussen

Vice President Catalyst & Technol. Sales, Haldor Topsoe

"Renewable Fuels - Trends and Technology"

Dewayne Black

Sr. Fellow and Manager Innovation & Research, Phillips 66

"Research focus areas for innovation in the energy industry"

Kenneth M. Nicholas

University of Oklahoma

"Upgrading Renewable Oxygenates: Oxo-Metal Catalyzed Deoxygenation and Coupling of Alcohols"

Jeffery White

Oklahoma State University

"Brønsted Acid Site Heterogeneity and Concomitant Brønsted-Brønsted Synergies in Zeolites"