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Catalysis Science & Technology Editor’s Choice: Yong Cao Selects Outstanding Articles. Read Now for Free

Associate Editor Yong Cao has selected some outstanding research to share with you from Catalysis Science & Technology. Read them now for free until the end of February 2020!

Dr Yong Cao is currently a professor of Chemistry at Fudan University. His main research activities focus on fundamental aspects of heterogeneous catalysis and the development of new sustainable green catalysis by supported metals and related materials. One key activity of the research group is the development of novel catalytic route to renewable chemicals and related energy conversion processes based on small molecule activation.

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Paper
Effect of perimeter interface length between 2D WO3 monolayer domain and γ-Al2O3 on selective hydrogenolysis of glycerol to 1,3-propanediol
Takeshi Aihara, Hiroki Miura and Tetsuya Shishido
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 5359-5367. DOI: 10.1039/C9CY01385G

Paper
Highly selective CO removal by sorption enhanced Boudouard reaction for hydrogen production
Kumar R. Rout, María V. Gil and De Chen
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 4100-4107. DOI: 10.1039/C9CY00851A

Paper
Direct production of aromatics from syngas over a hybrid FeMn Fischer–Tropsch catalyst and HZSM-5 zeolite: local environment effect and mechanism-directed tuning of the aromatic selectivity
Ting Wang, Yuebing Xu, Chengming Shi, Feng Jiang, Bing Liu and Xiaohao Liu
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 3933-3946. DOI: 10.1039/ C9CY00750D

Paper
Engineering of highly active Au/Pd supported on hydrogenated urchin-like yolk@shell TiO2 for visible light photocatalytic Suzuki coupling
Sahar Rohani, Abolfazl Ziarati, Ghodsi Mohammadi Ziarani, Alireza Badiei and Thomas Burgi
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 3820-3827. DOI: 10.1039/ C9CY00798A

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Catalysis Science & Technology Editor’s Choice: Paul Kamer Selects Outstanding Articles. Read Now for Free

Associate Editor Paul Kamer has selected some outstanding research to share with you from Catalysis Science & Technology. Read them now for free until the end of December 2019!

Paul Kamer obtained a degree in biochemistry at the University of Amsterdam and did his PhD in physical organic chemistry at the University of Utrecht. As a postdoctoral fellow of the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) he carried out postdoctoral research at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Leiden. He was appointed Lecturer at the University of Amsterdam and full Professor of homogeneous catalysis in 2005. In 2005 he received a Marie Curie Excellence Grant and moved to the University of St Andrews. His current research interests are (asymmetric) homogeneous catalysis, biocatalysis, combinatorial synthesis, and artificial metalloenzymes. In 2017 he moved to the Leibniz Institute for Catalysis at the University of Rostock..

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Paper
Selective production of aromatics from CO2
Yuebing Xu, Chengming Shi, Bing Liu, Ting Wang, Jiao Zheng, Wenping Li, Dapeng Liu and Xiaohao Liu
Catal.Sci.Technol., 2019, 9, 593-610. DOI: 10.1039/C8CY02024H

Paper
Selective synthesis of 4-hydroxyisophorone and 4-ketoisophorone by fungal peroxygenases
Carmen Aranda, Martí Municoy, Víctor Guallar, Jan Kiebist, Katrin Scheibner, René Ullrich, José C. del Río, Martin Hofrichter, Angel T. Martínez and Ana Gutiérrez
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 1398-1405. DOI: 10.1039/C8CY02114G

Paper
Ni(I)–Ni(III) cycle in Buchwald–Hartwig amination of aryl bromide mediated by NHC-ligated Ni(I) complexes
Takahiro Inatomi, Yukino Fukahori, Yuji Yamada, Ryuta Ishikawa, Shinji Kanegawa, Yuji Koga and Kouki Matsubara
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 1784-1793. DOI: 10.1039/C8CY02427H

Paper
H/D exchange in N-heterocycles catalysed by an NHC-supported ruthenium complex
V Hung Mai, Oleg B. Gadzhiev, Stanislav K. Ignatovb and Georgii I. Nikonov
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2019, 9, 3398-3407. DOI: 10.1039/C9CY00561G

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Congratulations to Piet van Leeuwen on being awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2019

Piet was the founding Editor of Catalysis Science & Technology and is now a member of the Advisory Board.  Catalysis Science and Technology would like to congratulate Piet van Leeuwen on being awarded the Alwin Mittasch Prize 2019.

The prize ceremony will take place at EuropaCat 2019 on 23 August 2019 in Aachen, Germany.

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Catalysis Science & Technology’s latest Impact Factor: 5.726

Catalysis Science & Technology (CS&T) is pleased to announce our latest Impact Factor has increased to 5.726*.

Catalysis Science & Technology is dedicated to publishing the highest impact articles reporting cutting-edge developments across the catalysis science community. Original research articles report new catalytic discoveries that are a significant advance on previously published work, bringing conceptual advances, or molecular insights to catalytic processes and systems. The journal places equal focus on publications from the heterogeneous, homogeneous, organocatalysis and biocatalysis communities, thus appealing to both academic and industrial scientists.

Led by Editor-in-chief Javier Pérez-Ramírez (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), our dedicated international team of Associate Editors welcome urgent Communications, high quality Papers, and authoritative Perspectives and Mini-reviews. The broad scope and interdisciplinary nature of the research published in the journal, coupled with rigorous peer review, ensures your work will attract the attention it deserves.

We would like to thank all our authors, readers, reviewers and Editorial & Advisory Board members for their continued support.

Find the all the RSC’s journals newly published 2018 Impact Factors* here.

*The Impact Factor provides an indication of the average number of citations per paper. Produced annually, Impact Factors are calculated by dividing the number of citations in a year, by the number of citeable articles published in the preceding two years. Data based on 2018 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2019)

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Outstanding Reviewers for Catalysis Science and Technology in 2018

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Catalysis Science and Technology in 2018, as selected by the editorial team, for their significant contribution to the journal. The reviewers have been chosen based on the number, timeliness and quality of the reports completed over the last 12 months.

We would like to say a big thank you to those individuals listed here as well as to all of the reviewers that have supported the journal. Each Outstanding Reviewer will receive a certificate to give recognition for their significant contribution.

Professor Hongxing Dai, Beijing University of Technology, ORCID: 0000-0001-9857-0260

Professor Feng Deng, Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics, ORCID: 0000-0002-6461-7152

Professor Ive Hermans, University of Wisconsin-Madison, ORCID: 0000-0001-6228-9928

Dr Sharon Mitchell, ETH, ORCID: 0000-0002-3933-2913

Dr Santosh Kumar Padhi, University of Hyderabad, ORCID: 0000-0001-5202-6702

Professor Nam TS Phan, HCMC University of Technology, ORCID: 0000-0002-5928-7638

Professor Ken-ichi Shimizu, Hokkaido University, ORCID: 0000-0003-0501-0294

Professor Atsushi Urakawa, ICIQ, ORCID: 0000-0001-7778-4008

Professor Changlin Yu, Jinagxi University of Science and Technology, ORCID: 0000-0003-4112-8513

Professor Huimin Yu, Tsinghua University, ORCID: 0000-0002-8164-9826

We would also like to thank the Catalysis Science and Technology board and the catalysis science community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

 

If you would like to become a reviewer for our journal, just email us with details of your research interests and an up-to-date CV or résumé.  You can find more details in our author and reviewer resource centre

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Introducing Catalysis Science & Technology’s new Editor-in-Chief Javier Pérez-Ramírez

Javier Pérez-Ramírez, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
 
“I became an Associate Editor of Catalysis Science & Technology in 2011, shortly after its birth, and have greatly enjoyed witnessing the development of the journal to its well-established position today.
 
“Catalysis was instrumental to the stark societal and economic development of the 20th century and plays a pivotal role in solving the energy, resource, and environmental challenges of the 21st century.
 
“Catalysis Science & Technology publishes cutting-edge developments across the catalysis science community embracing all disciplines and approaches that enable discovery and understanding of catalytic phenomena.
 
“I feel very privileged and proud to succeed Piet van Leuween as the Editor-in-Chief of Catalysis Science & Technology and strive to continue shaping the journal to achieve greater heights.”

Submit your best catalysis research to Javier today.

Javier’s research pursues the design of heterogeneous catalysts and reactor concepts devoted to sustainable technologies. Find out more about Javier here or read his recent articles:  

Paper 
Halogen type as a selectivity switch in catalysed alkane oxyhalogenation
Guido Zichittella, Begoña Puértolas, Vladimir Paunović, Theresa Block, Rainer Pöttgen and Javier Pérez-Ramírez
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 2231-2243. DOI: 10.1039/C8CY00122G

Paper 
Carbon nanofibres-supported KCoMo catalysts for syngas conversion into higher alcohols
Ho Ting Luk, Tim Forster, Cecilia Mondelli, Sebastian Siol, Daniel Curulla-Ferré, Joseph A. Stewart and Javier Pérez-Ramírez
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 187-200. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY01908D

 

Javier has selected some of the most outstanding catalysis work from the past year to share with you. Read them now for free until the end of March 2019:

Communication 
Methane activation over a boron nitride catalyst driven by in situ formed molecular water
Yang Wang, Liyang Zhao, Lei Shi, Jian Sheng, Weiping Zhang, Xiao-Ming Cao, Peijun Hu and An-Hui Lu
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 2051-2055. DOI: 10.1039/C8CY00163D
 
Paper 
Operando micro-spectroscopy on ZSM-5 containing extrudates during the oligomerization of 1-hexene
Suzanna P. Verkleij, Gareth T. Whiting, Sonia Parres Esclapez, Machteld M. Mertens, Anton-Jan Bons, Martijn Burgers and Bert M. Weckhuysen
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 2175-2185. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY02460F
 
Paper 
Oxygenate formation over K/β-Mo2C catalysts in the Fischer–Tropsch synthesis
Wijnand Marquart, David J. Morgan, Graham J. Hutchings, Michael Claeys and Nico Fischer
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2018, 8, 3806-3817. DOI: 10.1039/C8CY01181H

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Catalysis Science & Technology’s latest Impact Factor: 5.365

Catalysis Science & Technology (CS&T) is pleased to announce its latest Impact Factor is 5.365*.

Catalysis Science & Technology is dedicated to publishing the highest impact articles reporting cutting-edge developments  across the catalysis science community. Original research articles report new catalytic discoveries that are a significant advance on previously published work, bringing conceptual advances, or molecular insights to catalytic processes and systems . The journal places equal focus on publications from the heterogeneous, homogeneous, organocatalysis and biocatalysis communities, thus appealing to both academic and industrial scientists.

Led by Editor-in-chief Piet van Leeuwen (Université de Toulouse), our dedicated international team of Associate Editors  welcome urgent Communications, high quality Papers, and authoritative Perspectives and Mini-reviews. The broad scope and interdisciplinary nature of the research published in the journal, coupled with rigorous peer review and rapid times to publication of 55 days** from receipt to acceptance, ensures your work will quickly attract the attention it deserves.

We would like to thank all our authors, readers, reviewers and Editorial & Advisory Board members for their continued support.

Find the all the RSC’s journals newly published 2017 Impact Factors* here.

*The Impact Factor provides an indication of the average number of citations per paper. Produced annually, Impact Factors are calculated by dividing the number of citations in a year, by the number of citeable articles published in the preceding two years. Data based on 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Thomson Reuters).

**2017 average

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8th International Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis, CarboCat–VIII

The Carbon Group of the Portuguese Chemical Society (C@SPQ) cordially invites you to attend the 8th International Symposium on Carbon for Catalysis, CarboCat–VIII, that will take place in Porto, Portugal, on June 26 – 29, 2018.

Following the previous CarboCat meetings held in Lausanne (2004), Saint-Petersburg (2006), Berlin (2008), Dalian (2010), Brixen (2012), Trondheim (2014) and Strasbourg (2016), CarboCat-VIII will be devoted to new developments and fundamental advances on carbon materials (conventional and nanostructured carbons) for catalytic applications.

Catalysis Science & Technology together with Energy & Environmental Science, Materials Horizons and Journal of Materials Chemistry A are delighted to be supporting the event.

Register now!

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Rideal Conference 2018

The UK Catalysis Hub will be hosting the 19th Rideal Conference in Oxfordshire between 26-28 March 2018. The topic of the conference will be “Designing new catalytic processes to address global challenges”. The 19th Rideal Conference will present five oral sessions, each with a specific topic:

  1. Sustainable Catalytic Reaction Engineering
  2. Designing new nanomaterials as effective catalysts
  3. Computational methods for catalysts design
  4. Integrated Chemo/Bio-Catalysis
  5. In situ studies of catalysis

Newly-appointed Catalysis Science & Technology Advisory Board member Evgeny Pidko will be one of the speakers during session 3, “Computational methods for catalysts design”.

Royal Society of Chemistry journals Catalysis Science & Technology, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering and Reaction Chemistry & Engineering will be supporting the event with poster prizes.

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2017 Catalysis Science & Technology HOT Articles collection

This collection showcases all 2017 Catalysis Science and Technology articles highlighted as HOT by the handling editor.  Congratulations to all the authors whose articles are featured.

Read it here now for free until the end of February 2018

It includes:

Minireview 
Ménage-à-trois: single-atom catalysis, mass spectrometry, and computational chemistry
Helmut Schwarz
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 4302-4314. DOI: 10.1039/C6CY02658C

Minireview 
Catalytic application of layered double hydroxide-derived catalysts for the conversion of biomass-derived molecules
Kai Yan, Yuqian Liu, Yiran Lu, Jiajue Chai and Lianpeng Sun
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 1622-1645. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY00274B

Communication 
Tandem catalytic synthesis of benzene from CO2 and H2
Pengfei Zhu, Jian Sun, Guohui Yang, Guoguo Liu, Peipei Zhang, Yoshiharu Yoneyama and Noritatsu Tsubaki
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 2695-2699. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY00842B

Paper 
Electronic and bite angle effects in catalytic C–O bond cleavage of a lignin model compound using ruthenium Xantphos complexes
Luke Shaw, D. M. Upulani K. Somisara, Rebecca C. How, Nicholas J. Westwood, Pieter C. A. Bruijnincx, Bert M. Weckhuysen and Paul C. J. Kamer
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 619-626. DOI: 10.1039/C6CY00518G

Paper 
Activation performance and mechanism of a novel heterogeneous persulfate catalyst: metal–organic framework MIL-53(Fe) with FeII/FeIIImixed-valence coordinatively unsaturated iron center
Mengjie Pu, Yongwen Ma, Jinquan Wan, Yan Wang, Jiumei Wang and Mark L. Brusseau
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 1129-1140. DOI: 10.1039/C6CY02355J

Paper 
Epoxidation of propene using Au/TiO2: on the difference between H2 and CO as a co-reactant
Shamayita Kanungo, Yaqiong Su, M. F. Neira d’Angelo, Jaap C. Schouten and Emiel J. M. Hensen
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 2252-2261. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY00525C

Paper 
Colloidal Cu/ZnO catalysts for the hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to methanol: investigating catalyst preparation and ligand effects
Sebastian D. Pike, Andrés García-Trenco, Edward R. White, Alice H. M. Leung, Jonathan Weiner, Milo S. P. Shaffer and Charlotte K. Williams
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2017, 7, 3842-3850. DOI: 10.1039/C7CY01191A

We hope you enjoy reading the articles.

Is your research HOT? Our editors are already handpicking the hottest 2018 content for our rolling 2018 Catalysis Science & Technology Hot Articles collection. Submit your work for consideration now.

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