INORTuesday, March 27, 2007

8:30 AM-12:15 PM McCormick Place East -- Room E270, Level 2, Oral
Catalysis Relevant to Energy and Sustainability
Organizer:T. Don Tilley
Presiding:Clifford P. Kubiak
8:30 AMProgress and challenges in solar energy conversion using semiconductor/liquid junctions
Nathan S. Lewis
9:00 AMOxidation of alcohols aimed at power generation from chemical energy in homogeneous reactions
Koji Tanaka
9:30 AMNickel enzymes involved in catalyzing the reduction of CO2 to methane and acetic acid
Stephen W. Ragsdale, Ryan C. Kunz, Mishtu Dey, Javier Seravalli, Brady Brabec, Tzanko I. Doukov, Catherine L. Drennan
10:00 AMRole of the first coordination sphere in hydrogen oxidation/production, hydrogen storage, and carbon dioxide reduction catalysts
Daniel L. DuBois, Mary C. Rakowski DuBois, Calvin Curtis, James A. Franz, John C. Linehan
10:30 AMIntermission
10:45 AMPolynuclear metal oxide photocatalysts in mesoporous silica for CO2 reduction and H2O oxidation
Heinz M. Frei
11:15 AMPhotochemical splitting of carbon dioxide
Clifford P. Kubiak, Aaron Sathrum
11:45 AMPhotocatalytic reduction of CO2 in supercritical CO2
David C. Grills, Kuo-Wei Huang, Etsuko Fujita

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The 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007