Catalysis Society Of Metro NY

Local chapter of the North American Catalysis Society (NACS)

The Catalysis Society of Metro NY is a non-profit organization founded in 1958 to promote and encourage the growth and development of the science of catalysis in the New Jersey and Metro New York areas.

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2011 - 2012 NYCS Seminars


Speaker & Title

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September 21, 2011

Steve McIntosh

Lehigh University
Electrocatalysis for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells


Amrita Pal

Stevens Institute of Technology
BPE adsorption on metallic and oxidized silver nanoparticles with Raman spectroscopy and DFT calculations

Crown Plaza Somerset, NJ

October 26, 2011

Jeff Weissman

Precision Combusion
Compact Fuel Reformers - kW to MW Scale

Julie Molinari

Lehigh University
Gap between Heterogeneous and Enzyme Catalysis:
In Situ Spectroscopic Study of Vanadium Haloperoxidase Enzyme Functional Mimics

Crown Plaza Somerset, NJ

November 16, 2011

Johannes Schwank

University of Michigan
Mitigation Strategies for Carbon and Sulfur Deactivation of Fuel Reforming Catalysts

Crown Plaza Somerset, NJ

January 18, 2012

Brian Weiss

ExxonMobil Research Engineering
Synergies between catalysts and adsorbents in Lean NOx Traps

Crown Plaza Somerset, NJ

February 15, 2012

Tewodros Asefa

Rutgers University
Multifiunctional Mesoporous and Nanostructured Catalysts:  New Synthetic Methods and Applications

Crown Plaza Somerset, NJ

March 14, 2012


ExxonMobil Research & Engineering 

Annandale, NJ

April 18, 2012

Ashish Mhadeshwar

University of Connecticut
Emmisions Aftertreatment from Diesel Engine Exhaust

Hotel Somerset - Bridgewater (formerly, The Crowne Plaza Hotel)

May 16, 2012

Excellence in Catalysis Awardee

Greg Hughes

Merck & Co.
Leverging Centers of Excellence in Catalysis and Analysis to Improve Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

Hotel Somerset - Bridgewater (formerly, The Crowne Plaza Hotel)