Program for the Catalysis Club of Chicago
2017 - 2018

CCC Spring Symposium 2017

In Memoriam: Prof. Wolfgang Sachtler (19242017)
In Memoriam: Prof. Jack Halpern (1925-2018)

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October 2, 2017
Professor Josephine M Hill
Canada Research Chair in Hydrogen & Catalysis Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering University of Calgary

Catalyst Development from Sustainable Materials

Great Escape Restaurant
9540 W Irving Park Rd
Schiller Park, IL 60176
(847) 671-7171
November 6, 2017
Professor Jingguang G. Chen
Department of  Chemical Engineering
Columbia University

Converting CO2 via Thermocatalysis and Electrocatalysis

Maggianos Litle Italy
4999 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 933-9555 
December 11, 2017
Dr. Ahmad Moini

 Novel Zeolite Catalysts for Diesel Emission Applications

Praga Restaurant
229 W St Charles Rd,
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 495-0470
January 8, 2017
Professor George Huber
Department of Chemical Engieering
University of Wisconsin

Commodity Chemicals from Biomass:
Catalytic Conversion of Biomass into α,ω-diols

Countryside Saloon
2501 E Ballard Road
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 827-5577
February 12, 2018
Professor T. Brent Gunnoe
Department of Chemistry
University of Virginia

Transition Metal Catalyzed Hydroarylation of Olefins: New Catalysts for Alkyl and Alkenyl Arenes

Seven Bridges Golf Club
1 Mulligan Drive
Woodridge, IL 60517
March 12, 2018
Professor Phillip Christopher
University of California, Santa Barbara

Structural and Dynamic Characteristics of Supported Metal Catalysts at the Atomic Scale

Maggianos Litle Italy
4999 Old Orchard Center Skokie, IL 60077
(847) 933-9555 
April 9, 2018
Dr. Michael Reynolds
Shell Corporation

Opportunities for Catalysis in Recycling Produced Water from Shale Gas and Tight Oil Recovery Operations

Greek Islands
300 E 22nd Street
Lombard, IL
(630) 932-4545

CCC 2018 Spring Symposium
Pines Award Address - Dr. Jerzy Klosin (Dow Chemical)
GUEST SPEAKER - Prof. Clark Landis (University of Wisconsin)
GUEST SPEAKER - Dr. Neil Schweitzer (Northwestern University)

Friday, May 11, 2018

BP Research Center
150 West Warrenville Road, Naperville, IL


Congratulations to Dr. Jerzy Klosin (Dow Chemical)
2018 Herman Pines Award

Previous Winners of the Pines Award

Speaker List from Previous Years

Social Hour at 5:30 pm (Cash Bar)
Dinner at 6:30 pm (~$45.00 Professionals & ~$20.00 Students -depending on location)
Technical Program at 7:30 pm (Free to all interested)
Meetings are open without charge to anyone interested in catalysis.

Membership dues are $30.00/year (Professional/Post Doc) & $10.00/year (Student)

JOB Openings in Catalysis

For reservations or further information contact the CCC Secretary

Dr. David Childers

PHONE (260) 413-7884
EMAIL David Childers


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