News 2018

06 December 2018

Anne-Eva Nieuwelink receives CHAINS 2018 poster award

Anne-Eva Nieuwelink wins one of the 4 Chemistry of Materials & Chemical Conversion Poster Prizes at CHAINS 2018. Real team effort by two of our PhD students, Anne-Eva & Marjolein […]

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26 November 2018

Ellen Sterk wins AkzoNobel Graduation Prize for Chemistry and Process Technology 2018

The Royal Netherlands Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) has named Ellen Sterk as the winner of the AkzoNobel Graduation Prize for Chemistry and Process Technology 2018. Ellen Sterk completed […]

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20 November 2018

Nature Chemistry publication for Dr. Gareth Whiting, Nikolaos Nikolopoulos, Ioannis Nikolopoulos, Dr. Abhishek Dutta Chowdhury and Prof. Bert Weckhuysen

In their research, the chemists from Utrecht studied the sustainable production of methanol, one of the building blocks for products such as plastics. Sustainable methanol can be synthesised from CO2 […]

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19 November 2018

The China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) has granted Krijn de Jong a Honorary Professorship

Krijn de Jong, professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis (Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science), has been conferred a Honorary Professorship at East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) in […]

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05 November 2018

Poster prize for Thijs Verkaaik

PhD candidate Thijs Verkaaik (ICC) won a poster prize for his work entitled “Photothermal Suzuki Cross-Coupling using Bimetallic Nanorods”, authored by Thijs Verkaaik, Roos Grote, Nicole Meulendijks, Francesc Sastre Calabuig, Pascal […]

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29 October 2018

Nature communications paper for Carlos Hernández Mejía, Tom van Deelen & Krijn de Jong

Researchers Carlos Hernández Mejía, Tom van Deelen and Krijn de Jong found a facile method to effectively control metaloxide decoration over cobalt nanoparticles that involves expansion of the nanoparticles followed […]

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28 August 2018

Postdoctoral scholar Joel Schmidt won a Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize award at the 8th Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology (TOCAT8)

Postdoctoral scholar Joel Schmidt won a Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize award at the 8th Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology (TOCAT8). At the conference he presented a poster […]

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20 August 2018

poster award for Rolf Beerthuis at the 8th International Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis in June 2018

PhD candidate Rolf Beerthuis won a prize for the best poster communication at the 8th International Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis in June 2018. At the conference he presented a combined […]

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18 August 2018

postdoctoral scholar Joel Schmidt won a Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize award at the 8th Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology (TOCAT8)

postdoctoral scholar Joel Schmidt won a Catalysis Science & Technology poster prize award at the 8th Tokyo Conference on Advanced Catalytic Science and Technology (TOCAT8). At the conference he presented a poster titled: “Template-Framework Interactions in Tetraethylammonium-Directed Zeolite Synthesis.”

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03 May 2018

Next Einstein Forum Fellow Award and Alumnus of the month nomination for Peter Ngene

Peter Ngene is one of the seventeen ‘Next Einstein Forum’ Fellows 2017-2019, for Africa’s most outstanding and promising young scientists. On 27 March, he received the award from Paul Kagame, […]

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20 April 2018

Poster award for Petra Keijzer at MCEC annual meeting 2018

On the 5th of April, Petra Keijzer won a poster prize during the Netherlands Center for Multiscale Catalytic Energy Conversion (MCEC) Annual Meeting, in Enschede. The poster was entitled “Fundamental […]

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19 April 2018

Prof. Petra de Jongh is elected as a new member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Prof. Petra de Jongh is elected as a new member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, recognizing her important work on nanomaterials for catalysis and energy storage […]

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14 March 2018

Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND grant for MCEC

The Gravitation Programme Netherlands Center for Multiscale Catalytic Energy Conversion (MCEC) has been awarded 1.7 million Euros to cover part of the costs for the participation of 16 ambitious new […]

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08 March 2018

NWO grant for Florian Meirer

Florian Meirer (ICC), together with colleagues Katrien Keune (Rijksmuseum) and Koen Janssens (University of Antwerp), has been awarded funding for a project called “3D understanding of degradation products in paintings”. […]

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07 February 2018

Bert Weckhuysen receives Certificate for Achievements from the Belgian Ambassador

On February 7 2018 Belgian Ambassador in the Netherlands, Chris Hoornaert, has awarded Professor Bert Weckhuysen a Certificate for Achievements (‘Oorkonde van Verdienste’) of the Christoffel Plantin fund for his […]

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23 January 2018

Two NWO projects awarded to the ICC group

Two projects within the NWO Materials for Sustainability Research program have been awarded to the ICC group: Baira Donoeva will work with Bastian Mei (UT) in collaboration with HyET on […]

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22 January 2018

Krijn de Jong elected for the shortlist of the UU Teaching Award

Prof. Krijn de Jong has been nominated by the Chemistry Student Association Proton and has been elected for the shortlist of the Teaching Award of Utrecht University. An article about […]

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