INORTuesday, March 27, 2007

1:30 PM-5:10 PM McCormick Place Lakeside -- Room E270, Level 2, Oral
Catalysis Relevant to Energy and Sustainability
Organizer:T. Don Tilley
Presiding:Douglas W. Stephan
1:30 PMA nanoparticle catalyzed efficient route for polyolefin modification
Bhanu P. S. Chauhan, Bharthi Balagam, Mike Raghunath
1:50 PMDevelopment of robust Group 4 initiators for the stereoselective ring-opening polymerization of lactide
Matthew G. Davidson, Matthew D. Jones, Amanda J. Chmura, Matthew D. Lunn
2:10 PMIron tris(dibenzoylmethane-polylactide) grows itself: Benefits of incorporating the catalyst into degradable polyester materials
Cassandra L. Fraser, Jianbin Chen, Jessica L. Gorczynski
2:30 PMActivation of dihydrogen and olefins by sterically demanding phosphines and boranes
Douglas W. Stephan, Gregory C. Welch, Jenny S J McCahill, Preston A. Chase, Anjan Das
2:50 PMLigand effects on the stability of the insertion products: A DFT study of oxidative addition of ammonia to iridium (I) complex
Shentan Chen, Bruce E. Bursten, Malcolm H Chisholm
3:10 PMIntermission
3:30 PMSupported organoiridium catalysts for alkane dehydrogenation
Hongbo Li, Brandy L. Duran, Michael T. Janicke, Dan Kelly, R. Tom Baker, Alfred P. Sattelberger
3:50 PMOrchestrating electron transfer toward solar energy conversion
Leonard L. Tinker, Neal D. McDaniel, Eric D. Cline, Peter N. Curtin, Courtney K. Smith, Stefan Bernhard
4:10 PMIn situ XANES and EXAFS of catalysts for the 4e reduction of oxygen
Gilbert M. Brown, David R. Mullins, Peter V. Bonnesen, Maryna G. Gorbunova, Frederick V. Sloop Jr., Sheng Dai, Jing-Fang Huang, Viviane Schwartz
4:30 PMModel studies of electrocatalytic reactions
J. Will Medlin, Matthew P. Hyman
4:50 PMThe use of heteropoly acids in PEM fuel cell relevant catalysis
Andrew M. Herring, Ronald J. Stanis, Jack R. Ferrell III, Mei Chen Kuo

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