Matteo Monai

Assistant Professor
Employed since: November 2017
Email: m.monai@uu.nl
Room: 4th floor study area

Research

Research

Structure Sensitivity of Supported Nickel Catalysts for (De)Hydrogenation Reactions.

C.V.

C.V.

2017- present
Postdoctoral research fellow in the group of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis at Utrecht University, the Netherlands.
Under the supervision of Prof. B.M. Weckhuysen

2015-2016
Visiting student at the University of Pennsylvania, in the groups of Prof. R.J. Gorte and C.B. Murray.

2014-2017
PhD in Chemistry at the University of Trieste,
Under the supervision of Prof. P. Fornasiero. Thesis title: “Nanostructured Materials for Environmental and Energy-related Applications”

2011-2013
Master of Science in Chemistry, University of Trieste.

2008-2011
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Trieste.

1989
Born on the 10th of July in Cividale del Friuli, Italy.

News

11 May 2021

And then there was light: the sun powers new chemistry

In an article that appeared in de Telegraaf today, ICC researchers Eline Hutter, Matteo Monai, and Bert Weckhuysen are interviewed about the conversion of CO­2 to methane using sunlight. Although […]

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01 October 2020

Matteo Monai wins the ‘RK Grasselli 2020’ Award

This yearly award (at its first edition) is presented to Italian researchers under the age of 37 who have made exceptional contribution to gas phase catalysis. The award consists of […]

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22 July 2019

Matteo Monai wins the Eni Young Researcher of the Year award

The Young Researcher of the Year award is presented every year to two researchers under the age of 30 who have received a research doctorate in an Italian university. It […]

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Publications

Delen, G; Monai, M; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

In situ Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy of Water Adsorption on Nanoislands of Surface-Anchored Metal-Organic Frameworks Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 60 (3), pp. 1620-1624, 2021, (cited By 1).

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Moya-Cancino, J G; Honkanen, A -P; Eerden, Van Der A M J; Oord, R; Monai, M; Have, Ten I; Sahle, C J; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M; Groot, De F M F; Huotari, S

In Situ X-ray Raman Scattering Spectroscopy of the Formation of Cobalt Carbides in a Co/TiO2 Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Catalyst Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 11 (2), pp. 809-819, 2021, (cited By 1).

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Vogt, C; Kranenborg, J; Monai, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Structure Sensitivity in Steam and Dry Methane Reforming over Nickel: Activity and Carbon Formation Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 10 (2), pp. 1428-1438, 2020, (cited By 0).

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Vogt, C; Wijten, J; Madeira, C L; Kerkenaar, O; Xu, K; Holzinger, R; Monai, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Alkali Promotion in the Formation of CH<inf>4</inf> from CO<inf>2</inf> and Renewably Produced H<inf>2</inf> over Supported Ni Catalysts Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 2020, (cited By 0).

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Wondergem, C S; Kromwijk, J J G; Slagter, M; Vrijburg, W L; Hensen, E J M; Monai, M; Vogt, C; Weckhuysen, B M

In Situ Shell-Isolated Nanoparticle-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Nickel-Catalyzed Hydrogenation Reactions Journal Article

ChemPhysChem, 21 (7), pp. 625-632, 2020, (cited By 1).

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Vogt, C; Wijten, J; Madeira, C L; Kerkenaar, O; Xu, K; Holzinger, R; Monai, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Alkali Promotion in the Formation of CH<inf>4</inf> from CO<inf>2</inf> and Renewably Produced H<inf>2</inf> over Supported Ni Catalysts Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 2020, (cited By 0).

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Vogt, C; Wijten, J; Madeira, C L; Kerkenaar, O; Xu, K; Holzinger, R; Monai, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Alkali Promotion in the Formation of CH4 from CO2 and Renewably Produced H2 over Supported Ni Catalysts Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 12 (10), pp. 2792-2800, 2020, (cited By 7).

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Wondergem, C S; Kromwijk, J J G; Slagter, M; Vrijburg, W L; Hensen, E J M; Monai, M; Vogt, C; Weckhuysen, B M

In Situ Shell-Isolated Nanoparticle-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy of Nickel-Catalyzed Hydrogenation Reactions Journal Article

ChemPhysChem, 21 (7), pp. 625-632, 2020, (cited By 4).

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Vogt, C; Kranenborg, J; Monai, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Structure Sensitivity in Steam and Dry Methane Reforming over Nickel: Activity and Carbon Formation Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 10 (2), pp. 1428-1438, 2020, (cited By 15).

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Vogt, C; Monai, M; Sterk, E B; Palle, J; Melcherts, A E M; Zijlstra, B; Groeneveld, E; Berben, P H; Boereboom, J M; Hensen, E J M; Meirer, F; Filot, I A W; Weckhuysen, B M

Understanding carbon dioxide activation and carbon–carbon coupling over nickel Journal Article

Nature Communications, 10 (1), 2019, (cited By 0).

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Vogt, C; Monai, M; Sterk, E B; Palle, J; Melcherts, A E M; Zijlstra, B; Groeneveld, E; Berben, P H; Boereboom, J M; Hensen, E J M; Meirer, F; Filot, I A W; Weckhuysen, B M

Understanding carbon dioxide activation and carbon–carbon coupling over nickel Journal Article

Nature Communications, 10 (1), 2019, (cited By 0).

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Vogt, C; Monai, M; Kramer, G J; Weckhuysen, B M

The renaissance of the Sabatier reaction and its applications on Earth and in space Journal Article

Nature Catalysis, 2 (3), pp. 188-197, 2019, (cited By 12).

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Vogt, C; Monai, M; Sterk, E B; Palle, J; Melcherts, A E M; Zijlstra, B; Groeneveld, E; Berben, P H; Boereboom, J M; Hensen, E J M; Meirer, F; Filot, I A W; Weckhuysen, B M

Understanding carbon dioxide activation and carbon–carbon coupling over nickel Journal Article

Nature Communications, 10 (1), 2019, (cited By 20).

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Vogt, C; Monai, M; Kramer, G J; Weckhuysen, B M

The renaissance of the Sabatier reaction and its applications on Earth and in space Journal Article

Nature Catalysis, 2 (3), pp. 188-197, 2019, (cited By 82).

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