Hierarchically Structured Catalysts

Theory-assisted design and experimental synthesis of hierarchically structured, nanoporous catalysts with superior activity, selectivity and stability against deactivation.





Key Publications

S. M. Rao and M.-O. Coppens,
"Increasing Robustness against Deactivation of Nanoporous Catalysts by Introducing an Optimized Hierarchical Pore Network - Application to Hydrodemetalation",
Chem. Eng. Sci., 2012, In press. (Special Issue for MACKIE)

S.M. Rao and M.-O. Coppens,
"Mitigating deactivation effects through rational design of hierarchically structured catalysts -- Application to hydrodemetalation",
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 2010, 49, 11087-11097. (Special Issue for ISCRE 21).

G. Wang and M.-O. Coppens,
"Rational design of hierarchically structured porous catalysts for autothermal reforming of methane",
Chem. Eng. Sci., 2010, 65, 2344-2351.

Michael Nigra