Jose Moya-Cancino

PhD Candidate
Employed since: February 2015
Room: 5th floor study area



Deposition of carbon onto supported metal catalysts





2015 – Present:
Ph.D. Heterogeneous Catalysis
Doctoral thesis project: “Deposition of carbon onto supported metal catalysts”
Prof. dr. ir. Bert M. Weckhuysen,Utrecht University,Utrecht, Netherlands.

2012 – 2014:
M.Sc. Advanced Material Science (AMS)
Master thesis project: “Kinetic and physicochemical characterization of noble metal-based photocatalysts for methanol reforming”
Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Lercher,Technical University of Munich,Munich, Germany.

2008 – 2009:
M.Sc. Polymer Engineering and Science (MASPENS)
Master thesis project: “Support effect on replication phenomena in Ziegler Natta catalysts”. Prof. Ing. Luigi Marrelli, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

2002 – 2008:
Diploma in Chemical Engineering
Diploma thesis project: “Simulation of an Iodine plant from Iodate solution”
Prof. Dr. Ing. Gerardo Riquelme, Federico Santa Maria University of Technology
Valparaiso, Chile.

2002 – 2006:
Licenciado in Chemical Engineering,Federico Santa Maria University of Technology,Valparaiso, Chile.

Work experience

Guest Scientist
Project: “Nanocomposite materials for photocatalytic degradation of pollutants – LIMPID”
Materials chemistry /Hybrid coatings and coating technology Unit, Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC, Würzburg, Germany.

Research Assistant, Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Lercher Research Group, Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany.

Lecturer, Lecture: Bioprocess Engineering, Engineering and Technology Department, San Sebastian University, Concepcion, Chile.

2011 – 2012:
Project Engineer
Head Researcher in Project: “Plastification of Radiata pine sawdust: Development of a new thermoplastic material with high quality, competitive price and high market demand”. In cooperation with FKuR Kunststoff GmbH and Chilean Ministry of Education, University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile.

2010 – 2011:
Junior Engineer,Hatch Consulting Engineering,Santiago, Chile.

Researcher, Giulio Natta Research Center, LyondellBasell, Ferrara, Italy.


Moya-Cancino, J G; Honkanen, A -P; van der Eerden, A M J; Schaink, H; Folkertsma, L; Ghiasi, M; Longo, A; de Groot, F M F; Meirer, F; Huotari, S; Weckhuysen, B M

In-situ X-Ray Absorption Near Edge Structure Spectroscopy of a Solid Catalyst using a Laboratory-Based Set-up Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 11 (3), pp. 1039-1044, 2019.

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van Ravenhorst, I K; Vogt, C; Oosterbeek, H; Bossers, K W; Moya-Cancino, J G; van Bavel, A P; van der Eerden, A M J; Vine, D; de Groot, F M F; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

Capturing the Genesis of an Active Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis Catalyst with Operando X-ray Nanospectroscopy Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 57 (37), pp. 11957-11962, 2018, (cited By 2).

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