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August 2016 - Issue 11

In this Issue:

Fundamental Catalysis Enabling a Zero-Carbon-Footprint Future

Scale-up of Aviation Biofuels from Alcohols Reaching New Heights

Five Cents About Nickel Catalysts

Catalysis News and Research:

Lercher Receives International Award for Catalysis Research

A Watery Roadblock in the Pathway to Biofuels

How to Heal Broken Bonds, Catalyst Style

Catalyze It! Special Issue Highlights Drive for Discoveries at National Labs

Chromium Breaks the Toughest of Bonds, with the Right Support

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December 2015 - Issue 10

In this Issue:

Where There Is Waste, There Is Energy—and Opportunity

IIC Scientist Exemplifies the Three Ds of Research

The Story Behind ACS Winners Dan DuBois, Morris Bullock, and the Hydrogen Catalysis Team (video)

Catalysis News and Research:

Please Do Spill the Oxygen

Chuck Peden Honored for Vehicle Emission Control Catalysis Research

Scientists Discover Precise Location of Active Sites on Popular Catalyst

Aluminum Clusters Shut Down Molecular Fuel Factory

Kneading Enzyme Makes Ammonia Levels Rise

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May - Issue 9

In this Issue:

Zeolites: The Inside Story

Catalyzing Collaboration and Conversation at the Nation's Largest Chemistry Gathering

Three Minutes of Discovery (video): Zeolites: Exploring Molecular Channels

Catalysis News and Research:

Dongsheng Li and David Heldebrant Receive DOE Early Career Research Awards

Mimicking Biology to Create Fast, Efficient Catalysts

The Softer Side of Control

Sailing Through Uncharted Waters to Discover Catalysts' Secrets

In the Heat of the Reaction, a Single Atom Delivers

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February - Issue 8

In this Issue:

The Value of Catalysis - Bob Weber

Top Five Things Learned About Creating Catalysts to Store and Release Energy

90 Seconds of Discovery (video): Catalytic Choreography

Catalysis News and Research:

Renewable Fuel from Algae

Small but Tough: Iridium Nanoparticles Resist Deactivation in Biofuel Production

Weaving a Catalyst

Johannes Lercher Named Distinguished Chemical Engineering Lecturer at Yale

Cheap Catalyst Gets Expensive Accessory

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September 2014 - Issue 7

In this Issue:

Future Challenges for Catalytic Vehicle Emission Control - Chuck Peden

Catalyst Developer's 9-Week Fellowship at National Lab is a Win-Win

90 Seconds of Discovery (video): How Bio-oil Turns to Gunk

Catalysis News and Research:

Water Leads to Chemical That Gunks up Biofuels Production

Creating a GPS for Aluminum Ions

PNNL Wins National Green Chemistry Award

Building the Ideal Rest Stop for Protons

Johannes Lercher and Chuck Peden Named Wiley Research Fellows

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July 2014 - Issue 6

In this Issue:

Changing the Game in Biomass Conversion - Corinne Drennan

Ending Molecular Road Rage

90 Seconds of Discovery (video): Increasing Biofuel Catalyst Life

Catalysis News and Research:

Jim De Yoreo elected Materials Research Society Fellow

Jud Virden, Kelly Sullivan elected to National Council for Chemical Research

Review covers lifetime of proton pushing

Krypton reporter uncovers oxygen's antics

Revving up catalysts by building in proton-only offramp


February 2014 - Issue 5

In this Issue:

Meeting the Catalysis Challenge in Aviation Fuels - by John Holladay

Catalysis Process for Producing Propylene Glycol Recognized

90 Seconds of Discovery (video): Frustrated Lewis Pairs research combines theory and experiment

Catalysis News and Research:

Morris Bullock writes Science perspective

Ilke Arslan invited to the 25th U.S. Kavli Frontiers of Science Symposium

James White wins prestigious award

When less is more: Fewer proton relays improve catalytic rates

Fast nickel catalyst breaks into college textbook


September 2013 - Issue 4

In this Issue:

Kicking the Precious Metal Habit – by R. Morris Bullock

Science Far From Solitary

90 Seconds of Discovery (video): Small Changes for Catalysts; Big Impacts for our Nation

Catalysis News and Research:

A crystal of a different color

Finding a missing piece in the exhaust puzzle

New catalyst dives into water to produce hydrogen


June 2013 - Issue 3

In this Issue:

Integrating Fundamental and Applied Research on Catalysis – by Robert Weber and Thomas Brouns

Reducing Emissions without Sacrificing Performance

90 Seconds of Discovery (video):
Biofuels for Jet Engines


Catalysis News and Research:

Wang elected AIChE Fellow

Bullock wins Royal Society of Chemistry award

Controlling proton source

Measuring overpotential in acetonitrile


March 2013 - Issue 2

In this Issue:

Designing the Catalysts Needed for Sustainable Energy – by Dan DuBois

Looking at Sustainable Energy from Different Perspectives

90 Seconds of Discovery (video):
Storing Renewable Energy and Chemical Bonds


Catalysis News and Research:

DuBois to be honored at ACS symposium

First and fast catalyst

Wang elected Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow

Lercher receives Tanabe Prize


January 2013 - Issue 1

In this Issue:

IIC's director's message

Integration Key in Catalysis

90 Seconds of Discovery (video)


Catalysis News and Research:

Better fuel cell membranes

Speed and efficiency of hydrogen-producing catalyst

Peden, Bullock named ACS Fellows

Lercher selected for Chinese lectureship

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