Matteo Monai

Postdoctoral Fellow
Employed since: November 2017
Room: 4th floor study area



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



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

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

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”

Master of Science in Chemistry, University of Trieste.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Trieste.

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


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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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 9).

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