News

9/7/2018
​The art​icle by Abhishek and Jorge, entitled "The Curious Case of Ketene in Zeolite Chemistry and Catalysis" has been accepted in Angewandte Chemie International Edition and will soon be available online.
9/6/2018
Rethinking industry-scale catalytic processes could slash global energy consumption and even turn carbon dioxide into a valuable commodity. You can read the full article in the link below.
9/5/2018
​The work entitled "Nanosheets of non-layered aluminium Metal-Organic Frameworks through a surfactant-assisted method", summarizing our recent paper in Advanced Materials received one of the poster awards at ECM31.
8/23/2018
​One year after the start of the group at KAUST, the first experimental publication fully produced at KCC has been published in ACS Catalysis. The paper deals with a new and exciting research topic in the group, the selective activation of carbon dioxide to useful chemical products: Metal Organic Framework derived iron catalysts for the direct hydrogenation of CO2 to short chain olefins. ACS Catal. (2018). A. Ramirez, L. Gevers, A. Bavykina, S. Ould-Chikh and J. Gascon​
8/22/2018
The manuscript, entitled Illuminating the nature and behavior of the active center: the key for photocatalytic H2 production in Co@NH2-MIL-125(Ti), has been published in J. Mat. Chem. A
8/20/2018
The article entitled "Benzimidazole linked polymers (BILPs) in mixed-matrix membranes: influence of filler porosity on the CO2/N2 separation performance" by Meixia Shan, Beatriz Seoane, Alexey Pustovarenko, Xuerui Wang, Xinlei Liu, Irina Yarulina, Edy Abou-Hamad, Freek Kapteijn and Jorge Gascon has been accepted in J.Mem.Sci.
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Aug
8/2/2018
EnergyChem will invite review articles in all areas of chemistry, chemical engineering and materials science related to the design, production and use of materials for energy applications in a chemistry context.​
7/23/2018
Stay tuned for more news on this membrane paper ;-)
7/21/2018
​The recent article from the group "Structure-performance descriptors and the role of Lewis acidity in the methanol-to-propylene process" by Irina et al. has been highlighted as front cover of the August issue of the journal.
7/20/2018
The article, entitled "Unraveling reaction networks behind the catalytic oxidation of methane with H2O2 over a mixed-metal MIL-53(Al,Fe) MOF catalyst" by Ágnes Szécsényi, Guanna Li, Jorge Gascon and Evgeny A Pidko​ has been accepted in Chemical Science
7/18/2018
The manuscript, entitled "The mechanistic complexity of methane oxidation with H2O2 by “single-site” Fe/ZSM-5 catalyst", by 
Ágnes Szécsényi, Guanna Li, Jorge Gascon and Evgeny A Pidko has been accepted in ACS Catalysis.
6/27/2018
​The research article "Structure-performance descriptors and the role of Lewis acidity in the methanol-to-propylene process" (https://www.nature.com/articles/s41557-018-0081-0 ) by I. 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. Martínez-Espín, M. Morten, S. Mitchell, J. Perez-Ramirez, U. Olsbye, B.M. Weckhuysen, V. Van Speybroeck, F. Kapteijn and J. Gascon has been published in Nature Chemistry. More information about the paper can be found in this Nature Blog: https://chemistrycommunity.nature.com/users/110281-jorge-gascon/posts/34427-the-long-overlooked-role-of-lewis-acidity-in-high-temperature-zeolite-catalysis​​​​
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Jun
6/26/2018
The manuscript "Towards High Performance MOF – Microporous Polymer Mixed Matrix Membranes: Addressing Compatibility and Limiting Aging via Polymer Doping" by A. Sabetghadam, X. Liu, A. F. Orsi, M.M. Lozinska, T. Johnson, K.M. B. Jansen, P.A. Wright, M. Carta, N.B. McKeown, F. Kapteijn and J. Gascon has been accepted in Chemistry A European Journal
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Jun
6/26/2018
​​The review article "Progress in developing a structure-activity-relationship for the direct aromatization of methane" by I. Vollmer, I. Yarulina, F. Kapteijn and Jorge Gascon has been accepted for publication in the 10th aniversary issue of ChemCatChem​
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Jun
6/12/2018
​The review article "Recent trends and fundamental insights in the methanol-to-hydrocarbons process​" is now online in Nature Catalysis: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41929-018-0078-5
05
Jun
6/5/2018
​The manuscript "Molecular-Scale Hybrid Membranes Derived from Metal-Organic Polyhedra for Gas Separation​​​" by X. Liu, X. Wang, A. Bavykina, L. Chu, M. Shan, A. Sabetghadam, H. Miro, F. Kapteijn and J. Gascon has been accepted for publication in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces
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May
5/8/2018
The manuscript "Isolated Fe sites in Metal Organic Framework catalyze the direct conversion of methane to methanol", by D. Osadchii, A.I. Olivos Suarez, A. Szécsényi, G. Li, M. Nasalevich, A. Dugulan, P. Serra-Crespo, E. Hensen, S. Veber, M. Fedin, G. Sankar, E. Pidko and J. Gascon has been accepted in ACS Catalysis
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Apr
4/29/2018
​The manuscript, entitled "On the dynamic nature of Mo sites for methane dehydroaromatization", by Ina Vollmer, Bart van der Linden, Samy Ould-Chikh, Antonio Aguilar-Tapia, Irina Yarulina, Edy Abou-Hamad, Yuri G. Sneider, Alma I. Olivos Suarez, Jean-Louis Hazemann, Freek Kapteijn and Jorge Gascon, has been accepted in Chemical Science.
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Apr
4/18/2018
Stay tuned for more news on these two publications from Irina
11
Apr
4/11/2018
​​The manuscript entitled "Metal-organic Framework-mediated Nitrogen-doped Carbon for CO2 Electrochemical Reduction" by R. Wang, X. Sun, S. Ould-Chikh, D. Osadchii, F. Bai, F. Kapteijn and J. Gascon has been accepted in ACS AMI​
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Mar
3/31/2018
The manuscript entitled "Controlled Formation of Iron Carbides and their Performance in Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis" by T. Wezendonk, X. Sun, I. Dugulan, A. Hoof, E. Hensen, F. Kapteijn and J. Gascon has been accepted for publication in Journal of Catalysis​
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Mar
3/28/2018
​The manuscript entitled "Synthesis, characterization and properties of a glycol-coordinated ε-Keggin-type Al13 chloride" by B. Gu, C. Sun, J. C. Fettinger, W. H. Casey, A. Dikhtiarenko, J. Gascon, K. Koichumanova, K. B. S. S. Gupta, H. J. Heeres and S. He​ has been accepted for publication in ChemComm​​​
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Mar
3/26/2018
The manuscript entitled "Nanosheets of non-layered aluminium Metal-Organic Frameworks through a surfactant-assisted method" by A. Pustovarenko, M. G. Goesten, S. Sachdeva, M. Shan, Z. Amghouz, Y. Belmabkhout, A. Dikhtiarenko, T. Rodenas, D. Keskin, I. K. Voets, B. M. Weckhuysen, M. Eddaoudi, L. C.P.M. de Smet, E. J. R. Sudhölter, F. Kapteijn, B. Seoane and J. Gascon has been accepted for publication in Advanced Materials.
15
Mar
3/15/2018
The manuscript entitled "Influence of Filler Pore Structure and Polymer on the Performance of MOF-based Mixed Matrix Membranes for CO2 Capture" has been accepted in Chemistry A European Journal
23
Feb
2/23/2018
Paper accepted in Nanoscale
17
Feb
2/17/2018
KAUST-TUDelft-Montpellier-Leipzig collaboration paper accepted in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.: Revealing Transient Concentration of CO2 in a Mixed Matrix Membrane by IR Microimaging and Molecular Modeling (doi:10.1002/anie.201713160)
05
Feb
2/5/2018
Welcome to Sivaranjani, Adrian and Abhay
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Jan
1/25/2018
New zeolite catalysis articles accepted in ACS Catal. and Catal. Sci. Tech.​
05
Jan
1/5/2018
Amandine Cadiau (Research Scientist), Nikita Kolobov (PhD student) and Il Son Khan (PhD student) have joined the group
1/1/2018
Jorge has joined the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Catalysis as per January 1st 2018.​
11/15/2017
New CE-ACM publication in Nature Communications: Manufacture of highly loaded silica-supported cobalt Fischer–Tropsch catalysts from a metal organic framework​​​​