Archive for the ‘Poster Prize’ Category

27th EuCheMS Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids

The 27th EuCheMS Conference on Molten Salts and Ionic Liquids conference took place from 7 October until 12 October, 2018. Two Green Chemistry poster prizes were awarded to the following winners:

Olesia Danyliv (Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden)

Structure-Property Correlation in Nafion/Protic Ionic Liquid Membranes

Bettina Heller (Lehrstuhl für Physikalische Chemie II, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany)

 Surface Composition of Ionic Liquid Mixtures with Functionalized and Non-Functionalized Imidazolium Cations

On behalf of Green Chemistrywe would like to congratulate both winners on their outstanding achievements!

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14th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries Green Chemistry Prize Winners!

The 14th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries conference took place from Wednesday 30 May until Friday 1 June, 2018. Three Green Chemistry poster prizes were awarded to the following winners:

1st prize

The efficient catalytic conversion of short chain oxygenates derived from ABE fermentation to jet fuel range alkanes

Bálint Fridrich, K. Barta (NL)

 

2nd prize

Hybrid catalysis, an efficient multi-step (bio)catalytic process for the direct production of 5-HMF from glucose

Gimbernat, P. Dhulster, F. Dumeignil, D. Delcroix, N. Lopes Ferreira, J.S. Girardon, Rénato Froidevaux (FR)

 

3rd prize

The valorization of natural colorants from waste streams and subsequent application on fibers

Kim Phan, V. Van Speybroeck, K. Raes, S. De Meester (BE)

 

On behalf of Green Chemistrywe would like to congratulate all three winners on their outstanding achievements!

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Prize winners at 8th Symposium on Ionic liquids, Japan

The 8th Symposium on Ionic liquids, Japan was held at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Science on the 23 and 24th Nov. The event was chaired by Prof Hiroyuki Ohno and was attended by 269 guests, with 114 posters and 28 talks.

PCCP poster award

Ms. Erika Nozaki

Niigata University,

“Water-in Salt” the Li+ Local Structure in Super Concentrated Li salt aqueous solution by Neutron/X-ray”

Green Chemistry poster award

Ms. Eri Hayashi

Yokoyama National University,

“Role of cation structure in CO2 Separation by Ionic Liquid/Sulfonated Polyimide Composite Membrane”

ChemComm poster award

Ms. Shiori Nomoto

Tokyo Institute of Technology,

“Evaluation of Madelung energy of Ionic Liquid using Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy”

 

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Poster Prize Winners at EuGSC 2017!

The University of York, UK, hosted the 3rd biannual EuCheMS Congress on Green and Sustainable Chemistry (EuGSC) between the 3-6 September 2017. The Royal Society of Chemistry were delighted to support the event and offered poster prizes, sponsored by Green Chemistry, for the best poster submissions. The winners of the these prizes were:

Myriam Y. Souleymanou: “Enabling CO2 re-use for the production of organic cyclic carbonates”

Astrid E. Delorme: “Sustainable systems for alcohol oxidation: tuning the reactivity of TEMPO”

Eduardo Morais: “Heterogeneous catalysts for sustainable production of fuels from CO2

Eduardo Morais (centre) and Astrid E. Delorme (second-right), with Professors Ben Feringa (far-left), Michael North (second-left) and Paul Anastas (far-right)

Our congratulations to each of the winners!

 

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5th Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW-2017) International Convention & Ecosystem

5th Industrial Green Chemistry World (IGCW-2017) Convention & Ecosystem is taking place in Mumbai, India between 5-6 October 2017. IGCW-2017 will bring together key stakeholders of Indian Chemical Industry including senior Govt. officials and encourage collaborative initiatives by offering industrial networking platform to Researchers, Scientists and Technocrats.

Green Chemistry Associate Editor, Professor Chao-Jun Li, is going to be at the conference as an invited speaker. Also present as a speaker will be Green Chemistry Advisory Board member Professor C. Oliver Kappe.

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Green Chemistry New Zealand 2017

Green Chemistry New Zealand 2017 will take place in Auckland, New Zealand between 8 – 9 December 2017. The event will feature contributions covering different aspects of green and sustainable chemical science and technology.

Green Chemistry and Sustainable Energy & Fuels will be contributing prizes for the winning poster presentation abstracts. Green Chemistry Chair Philip Jessop will also be attending the event as a keynote speaker.

Early registration for the event closes on 1 August 2017. Full registration closes on 1 November 2017.

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Poster Prizes at the 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Ionic Liquids (IMIL 2017)

The 5th Iberoamerican Meeting on Ionic Liquids took place on 5th-7th April at the Mendes Plaza Hotel in Santos, SP, Brazil. The event was sponsored by Green Chemistry and two poster prizes were awarded by a committee coordinated by the Green Chemistry Advisory Board Member Dr Robin D. Rogers of McGill University, Canada.
The first prize was awarded to Rafał Kukawka of the Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland for his poster ‘New Approach to Hydrosilylation Reaction in Ionic Liquids as Solvent in Microreactor System’.


Dr Robin Rogers with Rafał Kukawka (left)

The second prize was awarded to Guilherme J. Maximo of the University of Campinas, Brazil, for his poster ‘Biobased Ionic Liquid Crystal Mixtures: Tuning Physical Properties’.


Dr Robin Rogers with Guilherme Maximo (centre) and Ariel Hijo (left)

Congratulations to both winners!

For more information about IMIL 2017, please visit: fcfar.unesp.br/eventos/imil2017

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Poster Prizes at the 3rd International Green Catalysis Symposium 2017

From left to right: P. Dixneuf, C. Vis, R. Gonzales-Fernandez, L. Oro

The “3rd International Green Catalysis Symposium 2017” took place on 23rd-24th March at the University of Rennes. Green Chemistry and Catalysis Science & Technology sponsored poster prizes; Green Chemistry Advisory Board member and chairman of the symposium Professor Pierre Dixneuf (Rennes, France) and Professor Luis Oro (Zaragona, Spain) awarded the Green Chemistry prizes and the Catalysis Science & Technology prizes were presented by Christian Bruneau (Rennes, France).

The Green Chemistry prizes were awarded to Rebeca Gonzales-Fernandez (University of Oviedo, Spain) for her poster entitled “Ruthenium-catalyzed hydration/transfer hydrogenation of beta-ketonitriles: easy access to beta-hydroxyamides” and Carolien Vis (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands for her poster, “Tandem catalytic biomass conversion in Pickering emulsions”.

From left to right: G. Schieweck, C. Bruneau, A. Bruneau-Voisine, C. Darcel

The Catalysis Science & Technology prizes were awarded to Benjamin G. Schieweck (RWTH Aachen University), for his poster entitled “Highly active nickel catalyst for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formate” and Antoine Bruneau-Voisine (University of Rennes), for his work on “Uses of well-defined manganese catalysts in homogeneous hydrogenation and methylation”.

Congratulations!

More information about the event can be seen on https://igcs2017.sciencesconf.org/

Group photo with the four awardees and Professors

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Poster Prizes at the 3rd International Symposium on Green Chemistry

The 3rd International Symposium on Green Chemistry (ISGC) took place on 3rd-7th May in La Rochelle, France. This was sponsored by Green Chemistry and a number of poster prizes were awarded by Green Chemistry Advisory Board member Professor Robin Rogers of McGill University, Canada and Dr Francois Jerome, University of Poitiers, France.

The first prize was awarded to Ana Franco of the University of Cordoba in Spain for her poster ‘Waste to materials: synthesis and applications of mesoporous silicates from rice husk‘. Felix Aremando Reano, of Chaire ABI – AgroParisTech, France, received the second prize for his poster ‘Determination of antioxidant activity of new biobased macrobisphenols‘, and Clemence Queffélec, University of Nantes, France, was awarded the third prize his poster ‘Hydrothermal liquefaction as a route to transform microalgae residues in bio-asphalt‘.

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2nd International Symposium on C–H Activation

Congratulations to Daniel Zell and Tatiana Besset, who were awarded Royal Society of Chemistry poster prizes at the 2nd International Symposium on C–H Activation.

Green Chemistry was pleased to sponsor the symposium, which took place from June 30th – July 3rd, 2014 in Rennes, France with the aim of presenting to academic and industry researchers the recent researches and developments of C-H bond activation/functionalization.

The symposium was attended by Chao-Jun Li, Editorial Board member of Green Chemistry who presented the poster prize to Daniel Zell, University of Göttingen, Germany for his poster entitled “Meta-selective C−H bond alkylation by ruthenium catalysis”.

Tatiana Besset, University of Rouen, France was also awarded a poster prize for her poster with the title “Direct introduction of fluorinated groups on alkenes and alkynes”.

For more details about the meeting, visit the symposium website.

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