Preface ; Part I: General Aspects ; 1. Design of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Fuels and Chemicals Processing: An ; Overview ; Juan J. Bravo-Suarez, Raghunath V. Chaudhari, and Bala Subramaniam ; Part II: Computer-Aided Design ; 2. Computational Studies of Structure and Catalytic Activity of Vanadia for ; Propane Oxidative Dehydrogenation ; Lei Cheng and Larry A. Curtiss ; 3. Molecular Simulation of Carbon Capture in a Series of Isoreticular Zeolitic ; Imidazolate Materials ; Yao Houndonougbo ; Part III: Spectroscopic Characterization ; 4. Utilizing Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy for the Study of ; Interfacial Phenomena: Probing Interactions on an Alumina Surface ; Eric V. Formo, Zili Wu, Shannon M. Mahurin, and Sheng Dai ; Part IV: Kinetics-Aided Design ; 5. Interactions of Sulfur Oxides with Diesel Oxidation Catalysts (DOCs) ; Hom N. Sharma, Steven L. Suib, and Ashish B. Mhadeshwar ; Part V: Applications ; Hydrodesulfurization ; 6. Hydrodesulfurization Studies on SBA-16 Supported Molybdenum ; Hydrotreating Catalysts ; Kapil Soni, Thallada Bhaskar, Manoj Kumar, Kamaraju Seetha Rama Rao, and ; Gudimella Murali Dhar ; Epoxidation ; 7. Characterization and Catalytic activity of Cu-TUD-1 for Styrene ; Epoxidation ; Muthusamy Poomalai Pachamuthu, Anand Ramanathan, Kannan Santhi, and ; Rajamanickam Maheswari ; 8. Rapid Room Temperature Synthesis of Ce-MCM-48: An Active Catalyst ; for trans-Stilbene Epoxidation with tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide ; Anand Ramanathan, Rajamanickam Maheswari, Prem S. Thapa, and ; Bala Subramaniam ; Syngas Conversion ; 9. Rhodium Nanoparticles Confined in Ordered Mesoporous Carbon: ; Microscopic Characterization and Catalytic Application for Synthesis Gas ; Conversion to Ethanol ; Song-Hai Chai, Jane Y. Howe, Michelle Kidder, Xiqing Wang, Viviane Schwartz, ; Steven H. Overbury, Sheng Dai, and De-en Jiang ; Dehydrogenation ; 10. Carbon-Mediated Catalysis: Oxidative Dehydrogenation on Graphitic ; Carbon ; Viviane Schwartz, Steven H. Overbury, and Chengdu Liang ; Emerging Areas ? Renewables Conversion ; 11. Supported Hybrid Enzyme-Organocatalysts for Upgrading the Carbon ; Content of Alcohols ; Kapil Kandel, Stacey M. Althaus, Marek Pruski, and Igor I. Slowing ; 12. Activity and Selectivity of Base Promoted Mono and Bimetallic Catalysts ; for Hydrogenolysis of Xylitol and Sorbitol ; Xin Jin, Bala Subramaniam, and Raghunath V. Chaudhari ; 13. The Effect of Calcination Temperature on the Properties and ; Hydrodeoxygenation Activity of Ni2P Catalysts Prepared Using Citric ; Acid ; Victoria M. L. Whiffen and Kevin J. Smith ; 14. Hydrocarbon Production from Carboxylic Acids via Catalytic ; Deoxygenation: Required Catalytic Properties ; Zhong He and Xianqin Wang ; Editors' Biographies ; Indexes ; Author Index ; Subject Index
Juan J. Bravo-Suarez is affiliated with the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis. Michelle K. Kidder is affiliated with the Chemical Sciences Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Viviane Schwartz is affiliated with the Center for Nanophase Materials Science at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.