Research projects

MOST

 Ongoing projects: 

     
INTENSE4CHEM – Flow4Reactors (FEDER project) 

Martin ADAM,
Eric GAIGNEAUX

EU-FEDER
OPTICHLOR : gas phase oxychlorination of ethylene on heterogeneous Cu-based supported catalysts Moises CESARIO,
Eric GAIGNEAUX
RW
Préparation de formes (i) structurée et (ii) hiérarchisée de catalyseurs zéolitiques par voie aérosol et étude des performances dans la valorisation de molécules bio-sourcées Arnaud DETAILLE, Damien DEBECKER UCLouvain grant
Préparation de catalyseurs bifonctionnels par voies sol-gel pour la conversion de l'éthanol en butadiène Denis DOCHAIN,
Damien DEBECKER
FRIA grant
Ruthenium-Polydopamine-Active carbon composites for oxidative cleavage of fatty acids from Ecuadorian oils Sebastian GAMEZ,
Eric GAIGNEAUX
UCLouvain grant
Préparation de matériaux mésoporeux par aérosol Solène LE BRAS,
Damien DEBECKER
IRE Belgium
"POLARCAT": A new tool for advanced catalysis science- balancing hydrophilicity and hydrophobicity  C. Aprile (UNamur), D. Debecker, M. Devillers, E. Gaigneaux (UCLouvain) Concerted Research Programme - Commun. française de Belgique
Hybridization of polyoxometalates toward heterogeneous catalysis with tuned hydrophilic-hydrophobic balance Gabriel HIDALGO,
Eric GAIGNEAUX
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QCM investigation of the adsorption/desorption properties of catalysts with controlled hydrophilicity/hydrophobicity Itika KAINTHLA
Eric GAIGNEAUX
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Zr-MOF with tunable polarity for the synthesis of gamma-valerolactone Weiyi OUYANG,
Damien DEBECKER
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Playing with the hydrophobic/hydrophilic character to improve the performances of heterogeneous catalysts for liquid phase reactions Eliana MANANGON
Eric GAIGNEAUX
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Synthetically tuned atomic ordering and electronic properties of nano-intermetallic compounds for ammonia synthesis Vijaykumar MARAKATTI,
Eric GAIGNEAUX
EU-Marie Curie grant
Synthesis of low cost materials strongly efficient  to be used in CO2 methanation and capture combined systems Paulina MELO
Damien DEBECKER
CONICYT grant - Chile
Investigating the behavior and applications of C12A7 mayenite in oxidation reaction: towards a selective oxidation process by regulating the oxygen reactive species of the material Isaac MEZA, Eric GAIGNEAUX UCLouvain grant
Catalytic conversion of lignocellulose in a "lignin first" biorefinery approach Diego MONTESDEOCA,
Damien DEBECKER
ARES grant
CASALE - industrial project Valentin SMEETS, Eric GAIGNEAUX Casale s.a.
CasCat: a green cascade catalytic approach Margot VAN DER VERREN,
Damien DEBECKER
FNRS grant
MOF-based catalysts for the conversion of CO2 to formic acid ZHAO Yingrui, Damien DEBECKER China Scholarship Council
     

 

Past projects:

INTENSE4CHEM – Flow4Reactors (FEDER project)  2017->
 
Charlotte LANG;
Eric GAIGNEAUX

Synthèse assistée par plasma du dioxyde de manganèse pour la dégradation catalytique, photocatalytique et plasmachimique
des composés organiques polluants des eaux usées industrielles

William BOYOM;
Eric GAIGNEAUX
Synthèse de solides acido-basiques modèles: vers le design de nouveaux catalyseurs "biomasse vers chimie"

Anna BRISOU;
Damien DEBECKER

Action de Recherche Concertée: "POLARCAT": A new tool for advanced catalysis science- balancing hydrophilicity and hydrophobicity Gabriel HIDALGO,
Eric GAIGNEAUX
"FRIEDELCAT": Mise au point d'un catalyseur hétérogène pour une réaction de Friedel-Crafts intramoléculaire Palraj KASINATHAN;
Eric GAIGNEAUX
Préparation de matériaux mésoporeux par aérosol Solène LE BRAS;
Damien DEBECKER 
Playing with the hydrophobic/hydrophilic character to improve the performances of heterogeneous catalysts for liquid phase reactions Eliana MANANGON;
Eric GAIGNEAUX
Investigating the behavior and applications of C12A7 mayenite in oxidation reaction: towards a selective oxidation process
by regulating the oxygen reactive species of the material
Isaac MEZA;
Eric GAIGNEAUX
Emission control technologies for persistent organic pollutants PENG Yaqi;
Damien DEBECKER
Development of acid heterogeneous catalysts dedicated for the Friedel-Crafts reaction Chiara PEZZOTTA;
Eric GAIGNEAUX
Understanding and exploiting the chemistry of heteropolyacids in the gas phase methanol-to-DME process Josefine SCHNEE;
Eric GAIGNEAUX
Mastering hydrophilic/hydrophobic interactions in the preparation of new bio-inorganic hybrid catalysts - toward greener epoxidation processes Valentin SMEETS;
Damien DEBECKER
SODALCAT: Nanostructured sodium aluminate-based catalysts for biomass conversion Ramesh SREERANGAPPA;
Damien DEBECKER
Design of heterogeneous biocatalysts for flow chemical processes — Towards a greener organic synthesis Ludivine VAN DEN BIGGELAAR;
Damien DEBECKER

 

Development of an integrated path for the production of 2nd generation bio-fuels from lignocellulose: LIGNOFUEL
A new type of "intelligent" surface coatings for glass: hygrochromes: HYGROCHROM 
Synthesis and shaping of advanced inorganic materials through a "bottom - up" approach at the nanoscale: INANOMAT
Métathèse des oléfines sur catalyseurs à base de Mo et Re
Elimination des (chloro)aromatiques par oxydation totale (polluants atmosphériques)

Elimination des dioxines: un poster explicatif