prof. dr. ir. Bert Weckhuysen

prof. dr. ir. Bert Weckhuysen
Room - David de Wied 4.82
+31 30 253 4328
B.M.Weckhuysen@uu.nl

The central research theme of the Weckhuysen group is the development of structure-activity relationships and expert systems in the field of heterogeneous catalysis and materials science with special emphasis on the development and use of advanced in situ characterization techniques.

Academic Career

Professorship

2018: Distinguished University Professor at Utrecht University (NL)

2012: Distinguished Professor of the Faculty of Science at Utrecht University (NL)

2000: Professor Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis Group at Utrecht University (NL)

Postdoctoral Experience

1997 – 2000: Postdoctoral fellow at Leuven University (BE), employed by the Belgian National Science Foundation (NFWO).

1995 – 1997: Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. Israel Wachs at Lehigh University (USA) and with Prof. Jack Lunsford at Texas A&M University (USA)

Early Stage Researcher

1995: Ph.D. degree from Leuven University with honors under the supervision of Prof. Robert Schoonheydt (BE)

1991: Master degree in chemical & agricultural engineering with the greatest distinction from Leuven University (BE)

Visiting Professorships

2014 – 2017: University College London (UK)

2013 – 2018: Stanford University & SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (USA)

2012: Sabbatical at Stanford University (USA)

2000 – 2005: Leuven University (BE)

Current educational/Teaching Activities

Lecturer and coordinator of the Da Vinci Project

Lecturer and coordinator of Syllabus Catalysis Course (SK-BKATA)

Lecturer of Spectroscopy of molecules and materials (SK-B2SPEC)

Lecturer at the Descartes College

Awards and Scientific Honors

Scientific Awards

Honorary fellow of the Chinese Chemical Society (CCS, 2020-onwards)

2018 Robert B. Anderson Award. Organization: Canadian Catalysis Foundation.

2017 Kozo Tanabe Prize for Acid-Base Catalysis. Organization: International Acid-Base Catalysis Group.

2013 Spinoza Award. Organization: Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).

2013 John Bourke Award. Organization: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

2012 International Catalysis Award. Organization: International Association of Catalysis Societies (IACS).

2011 Paul H. Emmett Award in Fundamental Catalysis. Organization: North American Catalysis Society (NACS).

2009 Netherlands Catalysis and Chemistry Award. Organization: The Organization of Dutch Catalysis Industries (VIRAN) and the Catalysis Section of the Royal Dutch Chemical Society (KNCV).

2009 CATSA Eminent Visitor Award. Organization: The Catalysis Society of South Africa (CATSA).

2007 DECHEMA Award. Organization: The Max Buchner Research Foundation of the German Organization of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

2006 KNCV Gold Medal. Organization: Royal Dutch Chemical Society (KNCV).

Named Lectureships

2020 Pearlman Lectureship of the Weizmann Institute of Science.

2019-2020 Charles Casey Lecturship Award in Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry of the University of Madison at Wisconsin.

2019 Karl Ziegler Lectureship Award from the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung.

2017 Xing Da Lectureship. Organization: Peking University.

2013 Vladimir N. Ipatieff Lectureship. Organization: Northwestern University.

Scientific Honors

Certificate for Achievements of the Christoffel Plantin Fund (2018)

Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS, 2015-onwards).

Fellow of ChemPubSoc Europe (2015-onwards).

Knight in the Order of the Dutch Lion (2015).

Member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts (KVAB, 2015-onwards).

Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (KNAW, 2011-onwards).

Member of the European Academy of Science (Academia Europea, 2010-onwards).

Member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW, 2010-onwards).

Member of the Netherlands Academy of Technology and Innovation (AcTI, 2009-onwards).

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC, 2007-onwards).

Alumnus member of the Young Academy (DJA) of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences (2005-2010).

Prestigious Research Grants

Comenius Senior Fellowship (2021). Funding Agency: Netherlands Initiative for Education Research.

ENW-PPS-IPP grant (2020). Funding Agency: Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research.

Open Competition Groot grant (2020). Funding Agency: Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research.

Comenius Teaching Fellowship (2019). Funding Agency: Netherlands Initiative for Education Research.

ERC Proof of Concept grant (2019). Funding Agency: European Research Council.

Gravitation grant (2013) for MCEC. Funding Agency: Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research.

ERC Advanced Grant (2012). Funding Agency: European Research Council.

TOP Research grant (2011). Funding Agency: Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research.

TOP Research grant (2006). Funding Agency: Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research.

VICI Grant (2002). Funding Agency: Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research.

Other Scientific Prizes

2004 EFCATS School Lecturer Award. Organization: The European Federation of Catalysis Societies (EFCATS).

1998 KULeuven Research Council Award. Organization: Research Council of Leuven University.

1994 Exxon-VJC Lecture Award. Organization: Royal Flemish Chemical Society (KVCV).

1991 Water Research Award. Organization: vzw Water, Energie en Leefmilieu (WEL).

Scientific Leadership and Managerial Positions

Scientific Leadership:

Coordinator of the SUNERGY initiative since 2020 of which he has been one of the main initiators.

Scientific director ARC-CBBC, Advanced Research Center Chemical Building Blocks Consortium since 2016, of which he has been one of the main initiators.

Scientific director of MCEC, the Netherlands Center for Multiscale Catalytic Energy Conversion since 2014, of which he has been one of the main initiators.

Scientific director of the Smartmix research program CATCHBIO on Biomass Catalysis funded by the Dutch government and chemical industries, 2006-2016, of which he has been one of the initiators.

Scientific director of the Dutch Research School for Catalysis (NIOK), 2003-2013.

Serves/served on the editorial and/or advisory boards of
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2003-to date; chairman of the editorial board 2006-2008) | Applied Catalysis A: General (2005-2007) | Catalysis Today (2007-to date) | Topics in Catalysis (2006-to date) | Catalysis Letters (2006-to date) | Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (2004-to date) | Journal of Applied Chemistry (2005-to date) | Vibrational Spectroscopy (2002-2006) | Chemical Society Reviews (2010-to date) | ChemCatChem (2009-to date, co-chairman of the editorial board 2009-2016) | ChemPhysChem (2014-to date, co-chairman of the editorial board 2018-2020) | Faraday Discussions (2015-to date) | Chem (2016-2018) | The Journal of Catalysis (2017-to date; editor) | Angewandte Chemie International Edition (2018-to date) | Chemistry-Methods (2020-to date)

Managerial Positions:

Chairman of the commission, established by the Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW), providing an advice to the Ministry of Science, Education and Art on the concept of rolling grants to strengthen the curiosity-driven research at Dutch Universities (2020).

Chairman of the commission, established by the Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW), providing advice to the Ministry of Science, Education and Art on the optimal division between strategic, thematic and talent subsidies within the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) (2019).

Board member of CW-NWO, the main Dutch funding organization (http://www.nwo.nl) (2012-2016). Chairman of the ‘Tafel Chemie’ of the NWO (2018-2020).

‘Chief Science Officer’ of Topteam of the Topsector Chemistry, since 2014 (before member Topteam Chemie, 2011-2014), established by the Ministry of Economy, Agriculture and Innovation http://www.top-sectoren.nl/chemie/topteam, member of the Regiegroep Chemie (http://www.regiegroepchemie.nl) (2011-present), chairman of the board of the TopConsortium voor Kennis en Innovatie ‘Nieuwe Chemische Innovaties’ (2012- present), executive board member of ACTS (http://www.nwo.nl) (2003-2011) and member of the ‘Spelregels Commissie NWO’ (2013).

Scientific Advisory Board member of Scientific Advisory Board member of inGAP (http://www.ingap.uio.no) (2008-2015); CASE (http://www.case.dtu.dk) (2009-present); SusChem Nederland (http://www.vnci.nl) (2009-2012); EaStCHEM (http://www.eastchem.ac.uk) (2013-2016), the Chemical Research Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (2009-present), State Key Laboratory of Catalysis (Dalian, China) (2014-onwards), Cardiff Catalysis Institute (Cardiff, UK) (2017-onwards), the Center for Catalysis and Surface Science of Northwestern University in Evanston (USA) (2017-onwards) and the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion in Mulheim/Ruhr (2017-onwards).

Member of the Solvay Scientific Committee for Chemistry (2017-2022).

Titular Member of the Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Division of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) (2016-2019).

Member of “HERCulES” (Higher Education, Research and Culture in European Societies) of Academia Europaea (2015-present).

Board member of the Stichting Hoogewerff-Fonds (2015-present).

Member of TWINS (Raad voor Technische Wetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica, Natuur- en Sterrenkunde en Scheikunde) of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW; http://www.knaw.nl) (2013-2016).

Board member of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies (EFCATS) (2003-present; treasurer, 2011-2017; since 2017-to date, president), the International Association of Catalysis Societies (IACS) (2003-2016) and the International Zeolite Association (IZA) (2013-present).

Selected publications

R. Jabbour, L.A. Parker, E.M. Hutter, B.M. Weckhuysen, Chemical targets to deactivate biological and chemical toxins using surfaces and fabrics, Nature Reviews Chemistry 2021, 5, doi: 10.1038/s41570-021-00275-4.

M. Weckhuysen, Titanium atoms pair up in industrial catalyst, Nature 2020, 586, 678. (News & Views article)

M. Weckhuysen, Creating value from plastic waste, Science 2020, 370, 400. (Perspective article)

Dai, Y. Shen, T. Yang, C. Lee, D. Fu, A. Agarwal, T.T. Le, M. Tsapatsis, J.C. Palmer, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.J. Dauenhauer, X. Zou, J.D. Rimer, Finned zeolite catalysts with enhanced mass transport properties, Nature Materials 2020, 19, 1074.

Hartman, R.G. Geitenbeek, G.T. Whiting, B.M. Weckhuysen, Operando monitoring of temperature and active species at the single catalyst particle level, Nature Catalysis 2019, 2, 986. (including cover)

Aspuru-Guzik, M.-H. Baik, S. Balasubramanian, R. Banerjee, S. Bart, N. Borduas-Dedekind, S. Chang, P. Chen, C. Corminboeuf, F.-X. Coudert, L. Cronin, C. Crudden, T. Cuk, A.G. Doyle, C. Fan, X. Feng, D. Freedman, S. Furukawa, S. Ghosh, F. Glorius, M. Jeffries-EL, N. Katsonis, A. Li, S.S. Linse, S. Marchesan, N. Maulide, A. Milo, A.R.H. Narayan, P. Naumov, C. Nevado, T. Nyokong, R. Palacin, M. Reid, C. Robinson, G. Robinson, R. Sarpong, C. Schindler, G.S. Schlau-Cohen, T.W. Schmidt, R. Sessoli, Y. Shao-Horn, H. Sleiman, J. Sutherland, A. Taylor, A. Tezcan, M. Tortosa, A. Walsh, A.J.B. Watson, B.M. Weckhuysen, E. Weiss, D. Wilson, V.W.W. Yam, X. Yang, J.Y. Ying, T. Yoon, S.L.You, A.J.G. Zarbin, H. Zhang, Charting a course for chemistry, Nature Chemistry 2019, 11, 286.

M. Weckhuysen, Stable platinum in a zeolite channel, Nature Materials 2019, 18, 778.

S. Cho, J. Yang, X. Gong, Y.B. Zhang, K. Momma, B.M. Weckhuysen, H. Deng, J.K. Kang, O.M. Yaghi, O. Terasaki, Isotherms of individual pores by gas adsorption crystallography, Nature Chemistry 2019, 11, 562.

Kumar, B.M. Weckhuysen, A.J. Wain, A.J. Pollard, Nanoscale chemical imaging using tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy, Nature Protocols 2019, 14, 1169.

Vogt, M. Monai, G.J. Kramer, B.M. Weckhuysen, The renaissance of the Sabatier reaction and its applications on earth and in space, Nature Catalysis 2019, 2, 188.

T. Whiting, N. Nikolopoulos, I. Nikolopoulos, A. Dutta Chowdhury, B.M. Weckhuysen, Visualizing pore architecture and molecular transport boundaries in catalytic bodies with fluorescent nanoprobes, Nature Chemistry 2019, 11, 23.

Meirer, B.M. Weckhuysen, Spatial and temporal exploration of heterogeneous catalysts with synchrotron radiation, Nature Reviews Materials 2018, 3, 324.

Yarulina, A. Dutta Chowdhury, F. Meirer, B.M. Weckhuysen, J. Gascon, Recent trends and fundamental insights in the methanol-to-hydrocarbons process, Nature Catalysis 2018, 1, 398.

M. Weckhuysen, Communicating catalysts, Nature Chemistry 2018, 10, 580 (News & Views article).

Yarulina, K. De Wispelaere, S. Bailleul, J. Goetze, M. Radersma, E. Abou-Hamad, I. Vollmer, M. Goesten, B. Mezari, E.J.M. Hensen, J.S. Martinez-Espin, M. Morten, S. Mitchell, J. Perez-Ramirez, U. Olsbye, B.M. Weckhuysen, V. Van Speybroeck, F. Kapteijn, J. Gascon, Structure-performance descriptors and the role of Lewis acidity in the methanol-to-propylene process, Nature Chemistry 2018, 10, 804. (including cover)

Books

B.M. Weckhuysen, P. Van Der Voort, G. Catana (Editors). Spectroscopy of transition metal ions on surfaces. Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2000, 332 pages. ISBN 90-586-7025-2.

B.M. Weckhuysen (Editor). In situ Spectroscopy of Catalysts. American Scientific Publishers, San Diego, 2004, 332 pages. ISBN 1-58883-026-8.

M.A.R. Meier, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx (Editors). Organometallics and Renewables, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, Topics in Organometallic Chemistry Vol. 39, 2012, 228 pages. ISBN 978-3-642-28287-4 (print) and 978-3-642-28288-1 (online).

K. Wüthrich, B. Weckhuysen, L. Rongy, A. de Wit (Editors), Computational Modeling – From Chemistry to Materials to Biology, Proceedings of the 25th Solvay Conference on Chemistry. World Scientific, 2021, 372 pages, ISBN: 978-981-122-820-9 (hardcover).

Book Chapters

B.M. Weckhuysen, P. Van Der Voort, G. Catana. Spectroscopic characterization of heterogeneous catalysts, in Spectroscopy of transition metal ions on surfaces, Weckhuysen, B.M.; Van Der Voort, P.; Catana, G. (Eds), Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2000, p. 13.

B.M. Weckhuysen, R.A. Schoonheydt. General principles of electron spin resonance, in Spectroscopy of transition metal ions on surfaces, Weckhuysen, B.M.; Van Der Voort, P.; Catana, G. (Eds), Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2000, p. 25.

B.M. Weckhuysen, R.A. Schoonheydt (2000). General principles of vibrational spectroscopies, in Spectroscopy of transition metal ions on surfaces, Weckhuysen, B.M.; Van Der Voort, P.; Catana, G. (Eds), Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2000, p. 157.

B.M. Weckhuysen, R.A. Schoonheydt (2000). Diffuse reflectance spectroscopy, in Spectroscopy of transition metal ions on surfaces, Weckhuysen, B.M.; Van Der Voort, P.; Catana, G. (Eds), Leuven University Press, Leuven, 2000, p. 221.

B.M. Weckhuysen, I.E. Wachs. Catalysis by supported metal oxides, in Handbook of Surfaces and Interfaces of Materials, Nalwa, H.S. (Ed.), Academic Press, San Diego, 2001, p. 613.

B.M. Weckhuysen, R. Heidler, R.A. Schoonheydt (2004). Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy, in Molecular Sieves – Science and Technology (Vol. 4: Characterization I), Karge, H.G., Weitkamp, J. (Eds.), Springer Verlag, Berlin, p. 295.

B.M. Weckhuysen (2004). In-situ spectroscopy of catalysts, in In situ Spectroscopy of Catalysts, Weckhuysen, B.M. (Ed.), American Scientific Publishers, San Diego, p. 1.

B.M. Weckhuysen (2004). Ultraviolet-Visible spectroscopy, in In situ Characterization of Catalysts, Weckhuysen, B.M. (Ed.), American Scientific Publishers, San Diego, p. 255.

F. Morales, B.M. Weckhuysen (2006). Promotion effects in Co-based Fischer-Tropsch catalysis, in Catalysis, Vol. 19, Spivey, J.J. (Ed.), Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, p. 1.

J.A. Bergwerff, B.M. Weckhuysen (2008). Active phase-support interactions: oxide-support interactions. In Handbook of Heterogeneous Catalysis, 2nd Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Ertl, G.; Knozinger, H.; Schuth, F.; Weitkamp, J. (Eds.), p. 1188.

A. Ruppert, B.M. Weckhuysen (2008). Active phase-support interactions: metal-support interactions. In Handbook of Heterogeneous Catalysis, 2nd Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Ertl, G.; Knozinger, H.; Schuth, F.; Weitkamp, J. (Eds.), p. 1178.

T.A. Nijhuis, E. Sacaliuc, B.M. Weckhuysen (2008). The epoxidation of propene over gold nanoparticle catalysts in Mechanisms in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Epoxidation Catalysis, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Oyama, S.T. (Ed.), p. 340.

B.M. Weckhuysen (2009), Space and time resolved spectroscopy of catalyst bodies, in Synthesis of Solid Catalysts, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, de Jong, K.P. (Ed.), p. 201.

M.H.F. Kox, B.M. Weckhuysen (2010), Spatial heterogeneities within an individual catalyst particle during reaction as revealed by in-situ micro-spectroscopy, in On Catalysis, Edition Ostwald, 2nd Ed., Wissenschaft und Bilduing, Berlin, Reschetilowski, W., Houle, W. (Eds.), p. 240.

E. Stavitski, B.M. Weckhuysen (2010), Vibrational spectroscopy and related in-situ studies of catalytic reactions with molecular sieves, in Zeolites and Catalysis: Synthesis, Reactions and Applications, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Cejka, J.; Corma, A.; Zones, S. (Eds.), p. 209.

E. Stavitski, A.M. Beale, B.M. Weckhuysen (2011), Catalysts Characterization: Heterogeneous, in Encyclopedia of Catalysis, 2nd Ed., Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Horvath, I. (Ed.), p. 5.

P.C.A. Bruijnincx, R. Jastrebski, P.J.C. Hausoul, R.J.M. Klein Gebbink, B.M. Weckhuysen (2012), Pd—catalyzed telomerization of 1,3-dienes with multifunctional renewable substrates: Versatile routes for the valorization of biomass-derived platform molecules, in Organometallics and Renewables, Springer, Heidelberg, M.A.R Meier, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx (Eds.), p. 45.

B. Weckhuysen (2012), In-situ characterization of heterogeneous catalysts, in Catalysis, From Principles to Applications, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Beller, M.; Renken, A. van Santen, R.A. (Eds.), p. 493.

A.M. Beale, M.G. O’Brien, B.M. Weckhuysen (2012), Techniques coupling for catalyst characterization, in Characterization of Solid Materials and Heterogeneous Catalysts: From Structure to Surface Reactivity, Vol. 2, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Che, M.; Vedrine, J.C. (Eds.), p. 1077.

A.M. Beale, J. Ruiz-Martinez, B.M. Weckhuysen (2013), Catalyst imaging using synchrotron-based multitechnique approaches, in In-Situ Characterization of Heterogeneous Catalysts, Wiley, Hoboken, J.A. Rodrigez, J.C. Hanson, P.J. Chupas (Eds.), p. 441.

A.M. Beale, J.P. Hofmann, M. Sankar, E.M. van Schrojenstein Lantman, B.M. Weckhuysen (2014), Recent trends in operando and in-situ characterization techniques for rational design of catalysts, in Handbook of Heterogeneous Catalysts, Wiley, VCH, Weinheim, Wilson, K., Lee, A. (Eds.), p. 365.

E.T.C. Vogt, G.T. Whiting, A. Dutta Chowdhurry, B.M. Weckhuysen, Zeolites and zeotypes for oil and gas conversion, in Advances in Catalysis, Vol. 58, Academic Press, New York, F.C. Jentoft (Ed.), 2015, p. 143.

S.C.C. Wiedemann, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, B.M. Weckhuysen, Isostearic Acid: A unique fatty acid with great potential, in Chemicals and Fuels from Bio-Based Building Blocks, First Edition, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, F. Cavani, S. Albonetti, F. Basile, A. Gandini (Eds.), 2016, p. 51.

R. Oord, B.M. Weckhuysen, Cu-Zeolite Selective catalytic reduction catalysts for NOx conversion, in Zeolites and Zeolite-Like Materials, Elsevier, Amsterdam, B. Sels, L. Kustov (Eds.), 2016, p. 433.

G.T. Whiting, F. Meirer, B.M. Weckhuysen, Operando EXAFS and XANES of catalytic solids and related materials, in XAFS Techniques for Catalysts, Nanomaterials and Surfaces, Springer, New York, Y. Iwasawa, K. Asakura, M. Tada (Eds.), 2016. p. 167.

J.E. Schmidt, G.T. Whiting, A. Dutta Chowhdurry, B. Seoane, B.M. Weckhuysen, Spectroscopy of Zeolites, in Zeolites in Catalysis: Properties and Applications, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, J. Cejka, R.E. Morris, P. Nachtigall (Eds.), 2017, p. 240.

M. Filez, Z. Ristanovic, B.M Weckhuysen, Micro-spectroscopy to Interrogate Solid Catalysts at Work, in Encyclopedia of Interfacial Chemistry: Surface Science and Electrochemistry, Elsevier, Amsterdam, K. Wandelt (Ed.), 2017, p. 1.

C.S. Lancefield, B.M. Weckhuysen, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, Catalytic Conversion of Lignin-derived Aromatic Compounds into Chemicals, in Lignin Valorization: Emerging Approaches, G.T. Beckham (Ed.), Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, G.T. Beckham (Ed.), 2018, p. 159.

Granted Patents and Patent Applications

Granted Patents:

United States Patent 9,956,547 (2018). Preparation of polyglycerols. Inventors: A. Kaiser, B.M. Weckhuysen, D. Leinweber, F. Kirby, F.X. Scherl, H.J. Metz & P.C.A. Bruijnincx.

United States Patent 9,095,844 (2015). Catalyst for Glycerol Aqueous Phase Reforming and Preparation Thereof. Inventors: Y.M. Chung, T. J. Kim, S.H. Oh, D. Ayse Boga, P.C.A. Bruijnincx & B.M. Weckhuysen.

United States Patent 8,370,082 (2013) & European Patent 2 142 908 B1 (2010). Method for predicting a physical property of a residue obtainable from a crude oil. Inventors: P. de Peinder, F.A.J. Singelenberg, T. Visser & B.M. Weckhuysen.

United States Patent 7,476,374 (2009). Catalytic destruction of halogenated hydrocarbons. Inventors: B. Weckhuysen, R. Schoonheydt & P. Van der Avert.

Patent Applications

United States Patent Application 2017/0266651 A1 (2017). Process for the manufacture of alcohol and/or ketone. Inventors: S. Chouzier, L.F. Rascon Cruz, B.M. Weckhuysen & S. Mastroianni.

Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Application WO 2016/135268 A1 (2016). Method for preparing a chemical compound using a ruthenium metal catalyst on a zirconium oxide support in the presence of a contaminant. Inventors: J. Ftouni, P.C.A. Bruijnincx & B.M. Weckhuysen

Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Application WO 2015/026234 A1 (2015). Supported monometallic and bimetallic catalysts for the hydrogenation of levulinic acid. Inventors: W. Luo, M. Sankar, P.C.A. Bruijnincx, B.M. Weckhuysen.

Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Application WO 2012/177138 A1 (2012). Process for the liquid-phase reforming of lignin to aromatic chemicals and hydrogen. Inventors: J. Zakzeski, P.C.A. Bruijnincx & B.M. Weckhuysen.

European Patent Application EP 2014362 A1 (2009). Metathesis of chlorinated waste compounds. Inventors: A.W.A.M. van der Heijden, J.H. Bitter & B.M. Weckhuysen.

European Patent Application EP 1961726 A1 (2008). Process for the conversion of glycerol and catalytically active material suitable thereof. Inventors: A.M. Ruppert & B.M. Weckhuysen.

Patent Cooperation Treaty International Patent Application WO 2005/082815 A1 (2005) & European Patent Application EP 1564198 A1 (2005). Heterogeneous chromium catalysts. Inventors: C. Nenu, P. Bodart & B.M. Weckhuysen.

Publications

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Mayorga-González, R; Rivera-Torrente, M; Nikolopoulos, N; Bossers, K W; Valadian, R; Yus, J; Seoane, B; Weckhuysen, B M; Meirer, F

Visualizing defects and pore connectivity within metal-organic frameworks by X-ray transmission tomography Journal Article

Chemical Science, 12 (24), pp. 8458-8467, 2021.

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Yu, T; Su, Y; Wang, A; Weckhuysen, B M; Luo, W

Efficient Synthesis of Monomeric Fe Species in Zeolite ZSM-5 for the Low-Temperature Oxidation of Methane Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 13 (12), pp. 2766-2770, 2021.

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Filez, M; Vesely, M; Garcia-Torregrosa, I; Gambino, M; Attila, Ö; Meirer, F; Katrukha, E A; Roeffaers, M B J; Garrevoet, J; Kapitein, L C; Weckhuysen, B M

Chemical Imaging of Hierarchical Porosity Formation within a Zeolite Crystal Visualized by Small-Angle X-Ray Scattering and In-Situ Fluorescence Microscopy Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 60 (25), pp. 13803-13806, 2021.

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Jabbour, C R; Parker, L A; Hutter, E M; Weckhuysen, B M

Chemical targets to deactivate biological and chemical toxins using surfaces and fabrics Journal Article

Nature Reviews Chemistry, 5 (6), pp. 370-387, 2021.

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Stanciakova, K; Weckhuysen, B M

Water–active site interactions in zeolites and their relevance in catalysis Journal Article

Trends in Chemistry, 3 (6), pp. 456-468, 2021.

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Veselý, M; Valadian, R; Lohse, Merten L; Toepperwien, M; Spiers, K; Garrevoet, J; Vogt, E T C; Salditt, T; Weckhuysen, B M; Meirer, F

3-D X-ray Nanotomography Reveals Different Carbon Deposition Mechanisms in a Single Catalyst Particle Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 13 (10), pp. 2494-2507, 2021.

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Hinterding, S O M; Salzmann, B B V; Vonk, S J W; Vanmaekelbergh, D; Weckhuysen, B M; Hutter, E M; Rabouw, F T

Single Trap States in Single CdSe Nanoplatelets Journal Article

ACS Nano, 15 (4), pp. 7216-7225, 2021.

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Swieten, Van T P; Omme, Van T; Heuvel, Van Den D J; Vonk, S J W; Spruit, R G; Meirer, F; Garza, H H P; Weckhuysen, B M; Meijerink, A; Rabouw, F T; Geitenbeek, R G

Mapping Elevated Temperatures with a Micrometer Resolution Using the Luminescence of Chemically Stable Upconversion Nanoparticles Journal Article

ACS Applied Nano Materials, 4 (4), pp. 4208-4215, 2021.

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Pustovarenko, A; Seoane, B; Abou-Hamad, E; King, H E; Weckhuysen, B M; Kapteijn, F; Gascon, J

Rapid fabrication of MOF-based mixed matrix membranes through digital light processing Journal Article

Materials Advances, 2 (8), pp. 2739-2749, 2021.

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van Vreeswijk, S H; Weckhuysen, B M

Transforming inactive coke molecules into active intermediates in zeolites Journal Article

Joule, 5 (4), pp. 757-759, 2021.

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Hernández-Giménez, A M; de Kort, L M; Whiting, G T; Hernando, H; Puértolas, B; Pérez-Ramírez, J; Serrano, D P; Bruijnincx, P C A; Weckhuysen, B M

Upscaling Effects on Alkali Metal-Grafted Ultrastable Y Zeolite Extrudates for Modeled Catalytic Deoxygenation of Bio-oils Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 13 (8), pp. 1951-1965, 2021.

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Uemura, Y; Ismail, A S M; Park, S H; Kwon, S; Kim, M; Niwa, Y; Wadati, H; Elnaggar, H; Frati, F; Haarman, T; Höppel, N; Huse, N; Hirata, Y; Zhang, Y; Yamagami, K; Yamamoto, S; Matsuda, I; Katayama, T; Togashi, T; Owada, S; Yabashi, M; Halisdemir, U; Koster, G; Yokoyama, T; Weckhuysen, B M; Groot, De F M F

Femtosecond Charge Density Modulations in Photoexcited CuWO4 Journal Article

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 125 (13), pp. 7329-7336, 2021.

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Deraet, X; Turek, J; Alonso, M; Tielens, F; Cottenier, S; Ayers, P W; Weckhuysen, B M; Proft, De F

Reactivity of Single Transition Metal Atoms on a Hydroxylated Amorphous Silica Surface: A Periodic Conceptual DFT Investigation Journal Article

Chemistry - A European Journal, 27 (19), pp. 6050-6063, 2021.

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Nikolopoulos, N; Geitenbeek, R G; Whiting, G T; Weckhuysen, B M

Unravelling the effect of impurities on the methanol-to-olefins process in waste-derived zeolites ZSM-5 Journal Article

Journal of Catalysis, 396 , pp. 136-147, 2021.

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Maris, J J E; Fu, D; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

Single-molecule observation of diffusion and catalysis in nanoporous solids Journal Article

Adsorption, 27 (3), pp. 423-452, 2021.

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Pei, G X; Dzade, N Y; Zhang, Y; Hofmann, J P; de Leeuw, N H; Weckhuysen, B M

Identification of Photoexcited Electron Relaxation in a Cobalt Phosphide Modified Carbon Nitride Photocatalyst Journal Article

ChemPhotoChem, 5 (4), pp. 330-334, 2021.

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Jongkind, M K; Rivera-Torrente, M; Nikolopoulos, N; Weckhuysen, B M

Influence of Pore Structure and Metal-Node Geometry on the Polymerization of Ethylene over Cr-Based Metal–Organic Frameworks Journal Article

Chemistry - A European Journal, 27 (18), pp. 5769-5781, 2021.

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Yu, T; Li, Z; Jones, W; Liu, Y; He, Q; Song, W; Du, P; Yang, B; An, H; Farmer, D M; Qiu, C; Wang, A; Weckhuysen, B M; Beale, A M; Luo, W

Identifying key mononuclear Fe species for low-temperature methane oxidation Journal Article

Chemical Science, 12 (9), pp. 3152-3160, 2021.

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Wu, L; Kolmeijer, K E; Zhang, Y; An, H; Arnouts, S; Bals, S; Altantzis, T; Hofmann, J P; Figueiredo, Costa M; Hensen, E J M; Weckhuysen, B M; Stam, Van Der W

Stabilization effects in binary colloidal Cu and Ag nanoparticle electrodes under electrochemical CO2reduction conditions Journal Article

Nanoscale, 13 (9), pp. 4835-4844, 2021.

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Ravenhorst, Van I K; Hoffman, A S; Vogt, C; Boubnov, A; Patra, N; Oord, R; Akatay, C; Meirer, F; Bare, S R; Weckhuysen, B M

On the Cobalt Carbide Formation in a Co/TiO2Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Catalyst as Studied by High-Pressure, Long-Term Operando X-ray Absorption and Diffraction Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 11 (5), pp. 2956-2967, 2021.

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Nan, J; King, H E; Delen, G; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M; Guo, Z; Peng, X; Plümper, O

The nanogeochemistry of abiotic carbonaceous matter in serpentinites from the Yap Trench, western Pacific Ocean Journal Article

Geology, 49 (3), pp. 330-334, 2021.

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Abdilla-Santes, R M; Winkelman, J G M; Zandvoort, Van I; Weckhuysen, B M; Bruijnincx, P C A; Jurak, E; Deuss, P J; Heeres, H J

5-Hydroxy-2-Methylfurfural from Sugar Beet Thick Juice: Kinetic and Modeling Studies Journal Article

ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 9 (7), pp. 2626-2638, 2021.

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Geitner, R; Huang, T; Kupfer, S; Gräfe, S; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

New insights into the biphasic “CO-free” Pauson-Khand cyclisation reaction through combinedin situspectroscopy and multiple linear regression modelling Journal Article

Catalysis Science and Technology, 11 (4), pp. 1626-1636, 2021.

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Hernández-Giménez, A M; Heracleous, E; Pachatouridou, E; Horvat, A; Hernando, H; Serrano, D P; Lappas, A A; Bruijnincx, P C A; Weckhuysen, B M

Effect of Mesoporosity, Acidity and Crystal Size of Zeolite ZSM-5 on Catalytic Performance during the Ex-situ Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 13 (4), pp. 1207-1219, 2021.

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Geitner, R; Gurinov, A; Huang, T; Kupfer, S; Gräfe, S; Weckhuysen, B M

Reaction Mechanism of Pd-Catalyzed “CO-Free” Carbonylation Reaction Uncovered by In Situ Spectroscopy: The Formyl Mechanism Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 60 (7), pp. 3422-3427, 2021.

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Nieuwelink, A -E; Vollenbroek, J C; Abreu, Ferreira De A C; Tiggelaar, R M; Berg, Van Den A; Odijk, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Single catalyst particle diagnostics in a microreactor for performing multiphase hydrogenation reactions Journal Article

Faraday Discussions, 229 , pp. 267-280, 2021.

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Jongkind, M K; Meirer, F; Bossers, K W; ten Have, I C; Ohldag, H; Watts, B; van Kessel, T; Friederichs, N; Weckhuysen, B M

Influence of Metal-Alkyls on Early-Stage Ethylene Polymerization over a Cr/SiO2 Phillips Catalyst: A Bulk Characterization and X-ray Chemical Imaging Study Journal Article

Chemistry - A European Journal, 27 (5), pp. 1688-1699, 2021.

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Delen, G; Monai, M; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

In situ Nanoscale Infrared Spectroscopy of Water Adsorption on Nanoislands of Surface-Anchored Metal-Organic Frameworks Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 60 (3), pp. 1620-1624, 2021.

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Moya-Cancino, J G; Honkanen, A -P; Eerden, Van Der A M J; Oord, R; Monai, M; Have, Ten I; Sahle, C J; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M; Groot, De F M F; Huotari, S

In Situ X-ray Raman Scattering Spectroscopy of the Formation of Cobalt Carbides in a Co/TiO2 Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Catalyst Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 11 (2), pp. 809-819, 2021.

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Luna-Murillo, B; Pala, M; Paioni, A L; Baldus, M; Ronsse, F; Prins, W; Bruijnincx, P C A; Weckhuysen, B M

Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass: Catalyst Characterization Reveals the Feed-Dependent Deactivation of a Technical ZSM-5-Based Catalyst Journal Article

ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 9 (1), pp. 291-304, 2021.

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Yu, T; Li, Z; Lin, L; Chu, S; Su, Y; Song, W; Wang, A; Weckhuysen, B M; Luo, W

Highly Selective Oxidation of Methane into Methanol over Cu-Promoted Monomeric Fe/ZSM-5 Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 11 , pp. 6684-6691, 2021.

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An, H; Wu, L; Mandemaker, L D B; Yang, S; de Ruiter, J; Wijten, J H J; Janssens, J C L; Hartman, T; van der Stam, W; Weckhuysen, B M

Sub-Second Time-Resolved Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy Reveals Dynamic CO Intermediates during Electrochemical CO2 Reduction on Copper Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2021.

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Vollmer, I; Jenks, M J F; González, Mayorga R; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

Plastic Waste Conversion over a Refinery Waste Catalyst Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2021.

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Fufachev, E V; Weckhuysen, B M; Bruijnincx, P C A

Crystal Phase Effects on the Gas-Phase Ketonization of Small Carboxylic Acids over TiO2 Catalysts Journal Article

ChemSusChem, 2021.

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Wu, Y; Weckhuysen, B M

Separation and Purification of Hydrocarbons with Porous Materials Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 2021.

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Weckhuysen, B M

Two-in-One Catalyst Turns Carbon Dioxide in Base Chemicals Journal Article

Chem, 6 (12), pp. 3167-3169, 2020.

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Vis, C M; Nieuwelink, A -E; Weckhuysen, B M; Bruijnincx, P C A

Continuous Flow Pickering Emulsion Catalysis in Droplet Microfluidics Studied with In Situ Raman Microscopy Journal Article

Chemistry - A European Journal, 26 (66), pp. 15099-15102, 2020.

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Verkleij, S P; Whiting, G T; Esclapez, Parres S; Li, S; Mertens, M M; Janssen, M; Bons, A -J; Burgers, M; Weckhuysen, B M

High-Pressure Operando UV-Vis Micro-Spectroscopy of Coke Formation in Zeolite-based Catalyst Extrudates during the Transalkylation of Aromatics Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 12 (21), pp. 5465-5475, 2020.

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Fu, D; Paioni, Lucini A; Lian, C; van der Heijden, O; Baldus, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Elucidating Zeolite Channel Geometry–Reaction Intermediate Relationships for the Methanol-to-Hydrocarbon Process Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 59 (45), pp. 20024-20030, 2020.

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Zhou, M; Krishna, S H; Bruyn, De M; Weckhuysen, B M; Curtiss, L A; Dumesic, J A; Huber, G W; Assary, R S

Mechanistic insights into the conversion of biorenewable levoglucosanol to dideoxysugars Journal Article

ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 8 (43), pp. 16339-16349, 2020.

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van Deelen, T W; Harmel, J M; Nijhuis, J J; Su, H; Yoshida, H; Oord, R; Zečević, J; Weckhuysen, B M; de Jong, K P

Disk-Shaped Cobalt Nanocrystals as Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis Catalysts Under Industrially Relevant Conditions Journal Article

Topics in Catalysis, 63 (15-18), pp. 1398-1411, 2020.

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Mandemaker, L D B; Rivera-Torrente, M; Geitner, R; Vis, C M; Weckhuysen, B M

In Situ Spectroscopy of Calcium Fluoride Anchored Metal–Organic Framework Thin Films during Gas Sorption Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 59 (44), pp. 19545-19552, 2020.

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Weckhuysen, B M

Creating value from plastic waste Journal Article

Science, 370 (6515), pp. 400-401, 2020.

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Paalanen, P P; van Vreeswijk, S H; Dugulan, A I; Weckhuysen, B M

Identification of Iron Carbides in Fe(−Na−S)/α-Al2O3 Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Catalysts with X-ray Powder Diffractometry and Mössbauer Absorption Spectroscopy Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 12 (20), pp. 5121-5139, 2020.

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Dai, H; Shen, Y; Yang, T; Lee, C; Fu, D; Agarwal, A; Le, T T; Tsapatsis, M; Palmer, J C; Weckhuysen, B M; Dauenhauer, P J; Zou, X; Rimer, J D

Finned zeolite catalysts Journal Article

Nature Materials, 19 (10), pp. 1074-1080, 2020.

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Rivera-Torrente, M; Mandemaker, L D B; Filez, M; Delen, G; Seoane, B; Meirer, F; Weckhuysen, B M

Spectroscopy, microscopy, diffraction and scattering of archetypal MOFs: Formation, metal sites in catalysis and thin films Journal Article

Chemical Society Reviews, 49 (18), pp. 6694-6732, 2020.

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Velthoen, M E Z; Paioni, Lucini A; Teune, I E; Baldus, M; Weckhuysen, B M

Matrix Effects in a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Catalyst Particle: Influence on Structure, Acidity, and Accessibility Journal Article

Chemistry - A European Journal, 26 (52), pp. 11995-12009, 2020.

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Paalanen, P P; Weckhuysen, B M

Carbon Pathways, Sodium-Sulphur Promotion and Identification of Iron Carbides in Iron-based Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Journal Article

ChemCatChem, 12 (17), pp. 4202-4223, 2020.

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Paalanen, P P; Vreeswijk, Van S H; Weckhuysen, B M

Combined in Situ X-ray Powder Diffractometry/Raman Spectroscopy of Iron Carbide and Carbon Species Evolution in Fe(-Na-S)/α-Al2O3Catalysts during Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Journal Article

ACS Catalysis, 10 (17), pp. 9837-9855, 2020.

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Vollmer, I; Jenks, M J F; Roelands, M C P; White, R J; van Harmelen, T; de Wild, P; van der Laan, G P; Meirer, F; Keurentjes, J T F; Weckhuysen, B M

Beyond Mechanical Recycling: Giving New Life to Plastic Waste Journal Article

Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, 59 (36), pp. 15402-15423, 2020.

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