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Faraday Discussions meeting Catalysis for Fuels

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Welcome to Africa was the motto when after more than 100 years the flag ship conference series of the Royal Society of Chemistry, the Faraday Discussions was hosted for the first time on the African Continent. Under the fitting topic ‘Catalysis for Fuels’ over 120 delegates followed the invitation by the conference chair Prof. Graham Hutchings FRS (Cardiff Catalysis Institute), his organizing committee and the co-organizing DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Catalysis c*change (http://www.cchange.ac.za). In the presentations of 21 invited speakers and 59 posters, cutting edge research in the field of catalysis for fuels, designing new catalysts for synthetic fuels, hydrocarbon conversion in the production of synthetic fuels and novel photocatalysis was presented over the two-day meeting. The scene was set by the opening lecture of Prof. Enrique Iglesias (UC Berkeley) and wrapped-up with the concluding remarks by Philip Gibson (SASOL).

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Submitted
23 Mar 2017
Accepted
23 Mar 2017
First published
24 Apr 2017

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 4880-4887
Article type
Conference Report

Faraday Discussions meeting Catalysis for Fuels

N. Fischer, S. A. Kondrat and M. Shozi, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 4880
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC90124K

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