Catalysis for Global Development. Contributions around the Iberoamerican Federation of Catalysis

Catalysis for Global Development. Contributions around the Iberoamerican Federation of Catalysis

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Adequate quality of life and well-being of modern societies is only achievable with sustainable manufacturing processes that efficiently use raw materials, eliminate waste, and avoid the use of hazardous materials. All this is hardly conceivable without catalysis. In a world concerned with the exploitation of natural resources, catalysis can offer direct synthesis routes that maximize resource efficiency. The Iberoamerican society is far too significant and far too involved in global development, owing to its natural richness of resources, not to have an essential role in current developments and future directions. Catalysis, in the Iberoamerican academic and industrial communities, is recognized as a relevant scientific discipline that supports several strategic industrial sectors through the manufacturing of products and materials, and the operationalization of processes to produce energy and other utilities. As a reflection of this, once every two years the Iberoamerican Congress on Catalysis takes place to share and discuss the state-of-the-art of this discipline with the Federation of Iberoamerican Catalysis Societies. This book collected sixteen outstanding contributions, stemming from this exceptional event—one which will undoubtedly mark a turning point and could be a source of inspiration to all those involved in catalysis, particularly the young generation of competent researchers taking their first steps in this incredibly complex and beautiful discipline.

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  • A-15
  • Ag nanoparticles
  • Al-MCM-41
  • Al2O3-TiO2
  • aldol condensation
  • aminocarbonylation
  • Bacharach opacity
  • basic additive
  • benzaldehyde
  • benzyl alcohol
  • Biodiesel
  • biofuel
  • Biofuels
  • biomass valorization
  • boronic esters
  • borylation
  • castor oil
  • catalyst stability
  • catalytic combustion
  • Cerium
  • chemisorption
  • chlorophenols
  • Cobalt ferrite
  • Como
  • CoMo/Al2O3
  • CoMoS
  • Copper
  • coprecipitation
  • degradation
  • desulfurization
  • dibutyl ether
  • diesel engine
  • diesel soot
  • dodecanoic acid
  • ecodiesel
  • electricity generator
  • elimination
  • emerging pollutants
  • etherification
  • ethylesters
  • FAEEs
  • fast pyrolysis
  • fast-pyrolysis bio-oil
  • Fe/Nb2O5 immobilized catalyst
  • glycerol
  • History of engineering & technology
  • hydrocarbons
  • hydrodeoxygenation
  • hydrodesulfurization
  • hydrotalcite
  • influence of water
  • lanthanum
  • layered double hydroxides
  • lipases
  • MCM-41
  • Mg/Al mixed oxides
  • Mg/Fe layered double hydroxides
  • Microalgae
  • Microwaves
  • mixed biocatalysts
  • mixed oxides
  • MoS2
  • MPI silica
  • n/a
  • nickel catalyst
  • oxidation
  • Palladium
  • Palladium catalysts
  • peptide bond
  • phenol
  • photocatalysis
  • phthalocyanines
  • phthalonitriles
  • SAPO-5
  • selective transesterification
  • silver nanoparticles
  • smoke opacity
  • surfactant
  • Suzuki–Miyaura
  • Technology, engineering, agriculture
  • Technology: general issues
  • tert-butyl alcohol
  • transesterification
  • upgrading
  • XPS assessment
  • zirconia


DOI: 10.3390/books978-3-03928-892-2


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