Plenary speakers (Former)

12th ICEC (July 30-August 2, 2022, Osaka, Japan)

Christopher Hardacre (University of Manchester, UK)
“Investigating non thermal plasma catalysis using in-situ methods”
Christopher W. Jones (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
“Porous materials in CO2 capture & conversion”
Hirohito Hirata (Toyota Motor Corporation, Japan)
“Progress and future of automotive exhaust gas purification catalysts: materials, parts and R&D methods”
Junhua Li (Tsinghua University, China)
“Studies on environmental catalysis for haze and ozone precursors: NOx and VOCs”

11th ICEC (September 7-9, 2020, Manchester, UK)

Tim Bugg (University of Warwick, UK)
“Bacterial enzymes for lignin degradation”
Alessandra Quadrelli (CNRS and ESCPE Lyon, France)
“Surface organometallic chemistry on MOFs, POPs and Inorganic oxides for CO2 and N2 reduction: En route to renewable energies storage”
Enrico Tronconi (Department of Energy of Politecnico di Milano, Italy)
“The NH3-SCR redox cycle over Cu-CHA: Insughts from transient response methods”

10th ICEC (September 22-26, 2018, Tianjin, China)

Gabriele Centi (University of Messina, Italy)
“Energy and chemistry beyond fossil fuels: possibilities and challenges”
Hong He (Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science & Insitute of Urban Environment, China)
“Theory and practice of metal oxide catalyst design for NH3-SCR of NOx”
Hiromi Yamashita (Osaka University, Japan)
“Design and applications of photocatysts using nanoporous materials”

9th ICEC (July 10-13, 2016, Newcastle, Australia)

Johannes A. Lercher (Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany)
“Towards a zero-carbon footprint future-Linking fundamental science with practice”
Maria Flytzani-Stephanopoulos (Tufts University, USA)
“Heterogeneous catalysis at the single-atom limit”
Xinhe Bao (State Key Laboratory of Catalysis, Chinese Academy of Science, China)
“Understanding nano confinement effects catalysis”

8th ICEC (August 24-27, 2014, Asheville, USA)

Enrique Iglesia (UC Berkeley, USA)
“Oxygen removal and chain growth pathways in the catalytic upgrading of oxygenates”
Masakazu Anpo (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)
“Challenges in the utilization of unlimited sunlight energy to sustain a safe and clean environment--Investigations of highly active Ti-oxide based photo-functional materials from molecular level to bulk semiconductor thin films—"
Klaus Harth(BASF, USA)
“Innovative catalytic solutions for future automotive emission control”

7th ICEC (September 2-6, 2012, Lyon, France)

Pierre Gallezot (Greece Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
“Pollution and Climate”
Christian Gueritte (Total Professeurs Associes, France)
“Energy and Emissions, Economic and Geopolitic Perspectives”
Benoit Nemery de Bellevaux (Research Unit of Lung Toxicology K.U. Leuven, Belgique)
“Pollution and Health”

6th ICEC (September 12-15, 2010, Beijing, China)

Robbie Burch (Queen's University Belfast, N. Ireland, UK)
“Exploring the validity of mechanistic studies in environmental catalysis”
Hirofumi Shinjoh (TOYOTA Central R&D Labs., Japan)
“Recent topics of automotive exhaust catalyst”
Chunshan Song (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
“Challenges and opportunities in catalysis and adsorption for CO2 capture and conversion towards sustainable energy development”
Michikazu Hara (Tokyo Insitute of Technology, Japan)
“Environmentally benign chemical production by a solid brønsted acid”
Gabriele Centi and Siglinda Perathoner (University of Messina and CASPE, Italy)
“Needs and opportunities for catalysts to address the green chemical processes challenges”
Jincai Zhao (Beijing National Laboratry for Molecular Sciences, Chinese Academy of Science, China)
“Photodegradation of dyes on TiO2 under visible irradiation”

5th ICEC (August 31-September 3, Belfast, N. Ireland, UK)

Pierre Gallezot (CNRS/Universite de Lyon, France)
“Renewables for chemicals and fuels”
Edward Jobson (Volvo Bus Corporation, Sweden)
“Future demands on buses and implications for emission control”
Can Li (Dalian Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, China)
“Ultra-deep desulfurization of fuels by emulsion catalysis”
Volker Hessel (Eindhoven University of Technology(TU/e), Germany)
“Sustainability through green processing-Novel process windows intensify micro processing and applications in catalysis”

4th ICEC (2005, Heidelberg, Germany)

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3rd ICEC (December 10-13, 2001, Tokyo, Japan)

K.-D. Vorlop (***, Germany)
“(Bio-)Catalytic technologies for water purification”
B. Wichter-lova (***, Czech Republic)
“Redox catalysis over metallomolecular sieves”
A. Koenig (***, Germany)
“Challenges for environmental catalysis in automotive applications”
P. T. Anastas (***, USA)
“Green chemistry: Current Status and future challenges. Exhaust after-treatment and fuel cells”

2nd ICEC (1998, Miami, USA)

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1st ICEC (1995, Pisa, Italy)

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