PhD Candidates

  • Angela Melcherts
    Thermochemical CO2 conversion over supported metal catalysts
  • Bas Terlingen
    The re-use of the by-product hydrochloric acid to generate valuable compounds
  • Carolien Vis
    Biomass conversion in Pickering emulsions
  • Caroline Versluis
    Nano-Scale Filming of a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalyst
  • Christia Jabbour
    Chemical Imaging of Solid Catalysts with Nano-Infrared Spectroscopy
  • Daan Groefsema
    Luminescence Thermometry for Operando Monitoring of Local Temperatures during Endothermic and Exothermic Hydrocarbon Conversion Processes
  • Ellen Sterk
    Support, Alloying and Promoter Effects and Active Sites in CO2 Hydrogenation
  • Erik Maris
    Diffusion and reactivity in single porous catalyst particles on the single-molecule level
  • Federica Frati
  • Florian Zand
    Characterization of bimetallic catalysts: size, structure and composition during synthesis and at work
  • Francesco Mattarozzi
    Electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide: elucidating the role of carbon-supported silver nanoparticles, support and electrolyte
  • Fréderique Broers
    3D Understanding of Degradation Products in Paintings
  • Giorgio Totarella
    Supported Copper-based catalysts for selective hydrogenation
  • Guusje Delen
    Infrared Nano-Spectroscopy of Surface-Anchored Metal-Organic Framework Model Systems
  • Haissam Dernaika
    Nanoscale study of methane decomposition at the metal surface using in situ TEM
  • Henrik Rodenburg
    Developing high-performance solid-state anion conductors
  • Huygen Jöbsis
    Revealing the band structure of metal halide perovskites and its implications for photocatalysis.
  • Ilse van Ravenhorst
    3-D chemical imaging of coke formation in hydrotreating catalyst extrudates
  • Iris ten Have
    Promoter and poison effects in heterogeneous catalysis: Novel tools to shed fundamental insight
  • Jelle Kranenborg
    Nanoplastics: Origin, Structure, and Fate
  • Jim de Ruiter
    Surface-sensitive in-situ vibrational spectroscopy during CO2 electroreduction reaction
  • Jogchum Oenema
    Bi-functional zeolite based catalysts
  • Johan de Boed
    Support Effects in Gold-Catalyzed Direct Propylene Epoxidation
  • Joren Dorresteijn
    Synthesis, characterization & fragmentation behavior of porous metallocene supports for the production of mICP
  • Joris Koek
    SHINERs in heterogeneous catalysis research
  • Juan Zhang
    Characterization mechanisms of zeolites monitored by spatiotemporal spectroscopic techniques and the fabrication of SHINERS using zeolites as shells
  • Koen Bossers
    Multi-scale Chemical Imaging of Multi-component Catalyst Materials: New Opportunities to Understand Catalytic Activity and Related Deactivation Phenomena of Ziegler-Natta Catalysts
  • Kordula Schnabl
    Controlled catalytic breakdown of chitin to waterborne building blocks including spatially‐resolved spectroscopy of film formation and drying processes
  • Kristiaan Helfferich
    Fundamental study of bimetallic catalyst preparation
  • Lars van der Wal
    Zeolite-based catalysts synthesis: advanced electron microscopy studies
  • Laura Barberis
    Cu-based catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol
  • Laura de Kort
    Metal hydride based nanocomposite materials as fast ion conductors for all-solid-state batteries
  • Laurens Mandemaker
    Understanding physico-chemical processes of catalyst (thin) films using advanced (in-situ) Scanning Probe Microscopy techniques
  • Luc Smulders
    Metal (Oxide) – Acid Catalysts for Hydrocarbon Conversion
  • Maarten Jongkind
    New insights in the working principles of Cr/SiO2 Phillips catalysts in the presence and absence of alkyl compounds as co-catalyst
  • Marisol Tapia Rosales
    Cu-based electrocatalysts for solar fuels
  • Maximilian Werny
    Multi-scale investigation of silica-supported ethylene polymerization catalysts during the early stages of the reaction
  • Michael Jenks
    Catalytic Conversion of Municipal Waste
  • Mirjam de Graaf
    Catalytically active coatings for the removal of indoor pollutants
  • Nienke Visser
    Exploring fundamental characteristics of nickel-based catalysts for CO2 hydrogenation
  • Nikos Nikolopoulos
    Waste-derived Zeolites as Catalysts for the Methanol-to-Olefins Process
  • Nynke Krans
    Fabrication of supported metal catalysts
  • Oscar Brandt Corstius
    Metal clusters for selective hydrogenation of olefins
  • Petra Keijzer
    Fundamental studies of supported silver catalyst genesis and usage
  • Rafael Mayorga González
    Exploring the Complexity of Pore Space of a Catalyst Particle
  • Remco Dalebout
    Promoted and bimetallic Cu-based catalysts for synthesis gas conversion
  • Rolf Beerthuis
    Hydrogenation of intermediate light oxygenates: Understanding promoter effects.
  • Romy Riemersma
    Studying the Genesis of Nanobubbles on Zeolite and Metal Organic Framework Thin-Films by Scanning Probe Microscopy
  • Roozbeh Valadian
  • Savannah Turner
    The Fundamentals of the Activation of Industrial Nickel Based Catalyst Precursors.
  • Sebastian Haben
    Pyrolytic upgrading of methane to ethylene, aromatics and carbon materials
  • Shuang Yang
    Valorization of industrial process residues as heterogenous catalysts
  • Silvia Zanoni
    Characterization of Supported Metallocene Catalysts for Olefins Polymerization: an Understanding of Specific Activity Booster
  • Sophie van Vreeswijk
    Exploration of Non-Commodity Zeolite Framework for Small Molecule Activation: Acidity, Reactivity and Coke Formation
  • Stanislav Šimko
    Molecular simulations of aqueous reactions
  • Stijn Hinterding
    Studying single catalytic conversion events using fluorescence correlation spectroscopy
  • Suzan Schoemaker
    Decomposition of methane to green hydrogen and carbon nanomaterials
  • Thimo Jacobs
    Detecting and Exploiting Local Phenomena in Catalytic CO2 Conversion
  • Xiang Yu
  • Xinwei Ye
    Spatiotemporal Spectroscopic Crystallization Studies of Zeolites
  • Yannick Geertzema
    Towards Understanding the Selectivity Steering of the Hydrogenation of Nitriles towards Primary Amines over Raney Nickel Hydrogenation Catalysts with Modifying Agents