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Nanoporous Materials
Gordon Research Conference

Dates

June 15-20, 2008

Location

Colby College
Waterville, ME

Organizers

Chair:
Robert L. Bedard

Vice Chair:
Tina M. Nenoff

Meeting Description

The Nanoporous Materials Gordon Research Conference will include cutting edge developments in nanoporous materials, including zeolites, mesoporous systems, metal organic materials as well as their applications in current technological problems in alternative fuels and green chemistry.

Meeting Program

SUNDAY
2:00 pm - 11:00 pmArrival and Check-in
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 7:40 pmWelcome / Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff
7:40 pm - 9:30 pmMIXED MATRIX ZEOLITE/POLYMER MEMBRANES
Discussion Leader: Yushan Yan (Univ. California Riverside)
7:40 pm - 8:15 pm Chunqing Liu (UOP, USA)
"Mixed matrix gas separation membranes"
8:15 pm - 8:35 pm Discussion
8:35 pm - 9:10 pm Eric M.V. Hoek (UCLA, USA)
"Interfacial polymerization of thin film nanocomposite membranes"
9:10 pm - 9:30 pm Discussion
MONDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 11:45 amNANOPOROUS MATERIALS PROPERTIES AND MODELING
Discussion Leader: Scott Auerbach (U. Mass)
9:00 am - 9:30 am Alexandra Navrotsky (UC Davis, USA)
"Thermochemistry of nanoporous materials"
9:30 am - 9:45 am Discussion
9:45 am Coffee Break
10:15 am - 10:45 am Stefano Brandani (U. Edinburgh, UK)
"Experimental adsorption and diffusion in nanopores"
10:45 am - 11:00 am Discussion
11:00 am - 11:30 am Dion Vlachos (U. Delaware)
"Molecular insights into nucleation and growth of zeolitic materials"
11:30 am - 11:45 am Discussion
11:45 am - 12:30 pmMETAL ORGANIC AND HYBRID FRAMEWORKS
Discussion Leader: Mohamed Eddaoudi (Univ. South Florida)
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Scott Oliver (UC Santa Cruz, USA)
"Cationic Inorganic and Metal-Organic Materials"
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Discussion
12:30 pmGroup Photo / Lunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree Time
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmPoster Session
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmMETAL ORGANIC AND HYBRID FRAMEWORKS (continued)
Discussion Leader: Mohamed Eddaoudi (Univ. South Florida)
7:30 pm - 8:05 pm Gerard Ferey (Inst. Lavoisier, France)
"Hybrid Porous Solids: A New World"
8:05 pm - 8:20 pm Discussion
8:20 pm - 9:00 pm Susumu Kitagawa (Univ. Kyoto, Japan)
"Porous Coordination Polymers"
9:00 pm - 9:15 pm Discussion
9:15 pm - 9:30 pm Discussion of Nanoporous Properties/Modeling, Metal Organic Frameworks
TUESDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 12:30 pmCATALYSIS / RENEWABLE FUELS / GREEN CHEMISTRY
Discussion Leader: William C. Conner (U. Mass)
9:00 am - 9:35 am Alex Bell (UC Berkeley)
"Application of Experimental and Theoretical Methods to Understand the Workings of Zeolite-Based Catalysts Used for Green Chemistry"
9:35 am - 9:55 am Discussion
9:55 am Coffee Break
10:25 am - 11:00 am Bert Weckhuysen (U. Utrecht, Netherlands)
"In-situ spectroscopy and heterogeneous catalysis: Recent strides towards rational catalyst design"
11:00 am - 11:20 am Discussion
11:20 am - 11:55 am George W. Huber (U. Mass.)
"Green Gasoline by Catalytic Fast Pyrolysis of Cellulosic-derived Compounds"
11:55 am - 12:15 pm Discussion
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree Time
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmPoster Session
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmNANOPOROUS AND NANOSTRUCTURED FILMS
Discussion Leader: Sheng Dai (Oak Ridge National Lab)
7:30 pm - 8:05 pm Hugh W. Hillhouse (Purdue U.)
"Hierarchical mesoporous materials"
8:05 pm - 8:25 pm Discussion
8:25 pm - 9:00 pm Bernd Smarsly (Max Plank Inst. Coll. Int., Germany)
"Mesostructures"
9:00 pm - 9:20 pm Discussion
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm Discussion of Catalysis and Hierarchical Materials
WEDNESDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 11:45 amZEOLITE SYNTHESIS AND STRUCTURE
Discussion Leader: Steve Wilson (UOP)
9:00 am - 9:30 am Lynne McCusker (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
"Powder diffraction and electron microscopy - a powerful combination for structure solution"
9:30 am - 9:45 am Discussion
9:45 am Coffee Break
10:15 am - 10:45 am Allen Burton (ChevronTexaco, USA)
"New Structure Directing Agents and the Structures They Direct"
10:45 am - 11:00 am Discussion
11:00 am - 11:30 am Daniel Shantz (Texas A&M Univ.)
"Sensitivity and Colloidal Stability of High-Silica Zeolite Growth from Clear Solutions"
11:30 am - 11:45 am Discussion
11:45 am - 12:30 pmNOVEL NANOPOROUS COMPOSITIONS
Discussion Leader: Russell Morris (U. St. Andrews, UK)
11:45 am - 12:15 pm Neil McKeown (Univ. Cardiff, UK)
"Nanoporous polymers - PIMs"
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Discussion
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 4:00 pmFree Time
4:00 pm - 6:00 pmPoster Session
6:00 pmDinner
7:00 pm - 7:30 pmBusiness Meeting
(Nominations for the next Vice Chair; Fill out Conference Evaluation Forms; Discuss future Site & Scheduling preferences; Election of the next Vice Chair)
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmNOVEL NANOPOROUS COMPOSITIONS (continued)
Discussion Leader: Russell Morris (U. St. Andrews, UK)
7:30 pm - 8:05 pm Bair S. Bal'zhinimaev (Boreskov Institute, Russia)
"Glass Fiber Materials as a New Generation of Catalysts"
8:05 pm - 8:25 pm Discussion
8:25 pm - 9:00 pm Pingyun Feng (UC Riverside, USA)
"Crystalline Nanoporous Chalcogenide materials and their organization"
9:00 pm - 9:20 pm Discussion
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm Discussion of Zeolite Synthesis/Structure and Novel Compositions
THURSDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 am - 12:30 pmZEOLITE FORMATION MECHANISMS
Discussion Leader: Stacy Zones (Chevron)
9:00 am - 9:35 am Michael Tsapatsis (U. Minnesota, USA)
"Zeolite crystallization by oriented attachment"
9:35 am - 9:45 am Discussion
9:45 am Coffee Break
10:15 am - 10:50 am Kristien Kirschhock (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)
"Zeolite formation mechanism studies"
10:50 am - 11:00 am Discussion
11:00 am - 11:35 am Michael Anderson (U. Manchester, UK)
"Fundamental Rates and Mechanisms of Crystal Growth"
11:35 am - 11:45 am Discussion
11:45 am - 12:30 pm Panel Discussion on zeolite formation mechanisms and crystallization
12:30 pmLunch
1:30 pm - 6:00 pmFree Time
6:00 pmDinner
7:30 pm - 9:30 pmPOSTER HIGHLIGHTS
Discussion Leader: Tina Nenoff (Sandia)
7:30 pm - 8:20 pm Poster Highlights
8:20 pm - 8:30 pm Discussion
8:30 pm - 9:20 pm Poster Highlights
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm Discussion
FRIDAY
7:30 am - 8:30 amBreakfast
9:00 amDepart
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