Recent media appearances – group of Bert Weckhuysen


BNR podcast: interview with Jochem Wijten

June 7, 2017
The podcast is about the production of artificial manure, without the high CO2 emissions that appear during the Haber-Bosch process. Wijten explains how the new method takes up CO2 and can create Ammonia (one of the main compounds of artificial manure) without using crude oil.
Listen to the podcast, entitled “Kunstmest zonder fossiele brandstoffen” on BNR.

Feature in Chemistry World – “A slice of microscopy”

June 14, 2017
The article entitled “A slice of microscopy”, describes how two combined microscopy techniques can be used in an “astonishing array of applications”. The combination of Focused Ion Beam-scanning and Scanning Electron Microscopy (FIB-SEM) brings both high-resolution imaging and micromachining.
The group of Bert Weckhuysen used the combined technique to analyze the pore structures of
various industrial catalyst particles.

Read the full article:

“A slice of microscopy”, by Emma Davies, published by Chemistry World on June 14, 2017.

Jochem Wijten one of the 15 promising talents of Utrecht University

June 30, 2017
DUB published an article about fifteen promising talents that are up to 25 years and already have been successful in their career. In the article entitled “De Veelbelovende Vijftien van DUB”, the young talents are portrayed by photographer Ivar Pel.
Read the full article on DUB.