19 November, 2020

Prof. Gascon in the 2020 Highly Cited Researchers List by Web of Science

We are proud to announce that Professor Jorge Gascon is listed as the world’s most-cited researchers for 2020.

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01 December, 2019

Jorge in the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List by Web of Science

​This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science​​

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27 November, 2018

Jorge in the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers List by Web of Science

​This list recognizes world-class researchers selected for their exceptional research performance, demonstrated by production of multiple highly cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in Web of Science

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26 November, 2018

Perspective Article on CO2 valorization published in ACS Energy Lett.

​The perspective article, entitled "Heterogeneous Catalysis for the Valorization of CO2: Role of Bifunctional Processes in the Production of Chemicals", by Abhay, Adrian, Nastya and Jorge, has been accepted for publication in ACS Energy Letters​​

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05 November, 2018

News & Views article published in Nature Materials

​​The​ article by Nastya and Jorge, entitled "An efficient nanosieve", has been published in Nature Materials​​

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07 September, 2018

Highlight article accepted in Angewandte Chemie International Edition

​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.

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06 September, 2018

The holistic approach to catalyzing change, a KAUST discovery article highlighting our research

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.

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05 September, 2018

Poster Prize for Alex at ECM31 (the 31st European Crystallographic Meeting)

​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.

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23 August, 2018

First experimental paper totally produced at KAUST by ACM published in ACS Catalysis!

​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​

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22 August, 2018

Paper published in J. Mat. Chem. A

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

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20 August, 2018

Article accepted in J. Mem. Sci.

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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02 August, 2018

Jorge joins the Editorial Advisory Board of the new Elsevier journal EnergyChem

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.​

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23 July, 2018

Article accepted in Science Advances

Stay tuned for more news on this membrane paper ;-)

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21 July, 2018

Our Research highlighted on the front cover of Nature Chemistry

​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.

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20 July, 2018

Article accepted in Chemical Science

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

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18 July, 2018

New ACS Catalysis paper on methane activation

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.

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27 June, 2018

Article published in Nature Chemistry!

​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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26 June, 2018

Paper Accepted in Chem. Eur. J.

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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26 June, 2018

Review article accepted in ChemCatChem

​​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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12 June, 2018

Our Nature Catalysis perspective on the Methanol to Hydrocarbons process is online

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

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05 June, 2018

Paper accepted in ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces

​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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08 May, 2018

MOFs for methane activation paper accepted in ACS Catalysis

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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29 April, 2018

Article accepted in Chemical Science

​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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18 April, 2018

Papers accepted in Nature Chemistry and Nature Catalysis!!

Stay tuned for more news on these two publications from Irina

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11 April, 2018

Paper accepted in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

​​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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31 March, 2018

Paper accepted in Journal of Catalysis

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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28 March, 2018

Paper accepted in ChemComm

​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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26 March, 2018

Paper accepted in Adv. Mater.

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.

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15 March, 2018

Paper accepted in Chem. Eur. J.

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)

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23 February, 2018

Paper accepted in Nanoscale

Paper accepted in Nanoscale

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17 February, 2018

Paper accepted in Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed.

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)

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05 February, 2018

Welcome to Sivaranjani, Adrian and Abhay

Welcome to Sivaranjani, Adrian and Abhay​

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25 January, 2018

New zeolite catalysis articles accepted in ACS Catal. and Catal. Sci. Tech.

New zeolite catalysis articles accepted in ACS Catal. and Catal. Sci. Tech.​

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05 January, 2018

Welcome to Amandine, Nikita and Il Son

Amandine Cadiau (Research Scientist), Nikita Kolobov (PhD student) and Il Son Khan (PhD student) have joined the group

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01 January, 2018

Jorge joins the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Catalysis

Jorge has joined the Editorial Advisory Board of ACS Catalysis as per January 1st 2018.​

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01 December, 2017

Highlight paper in Science: Flicking the switch on a molecular gate

Jorge's hihglight published in Science on October 20th

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30 November, 2017

New publication in Langmuir: Revisiting Nitrogen Species in Covalent Triazine Frameworks

​Understanding nitrogen functionalities in covalent triazine frameworks​

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15 November, 2017

Publication in Nature Communications: Manufacture of highly loaded silica-supported cobalt Fischer–Tropsch catalysts from a metal organic framework

New CE-ACM publication in Nature Communications: Manufacture of highly loaded silica-supported cobalt Fischer–Tropsch catalysts from a metal organic framework​​​​

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