Post Docs

Name Research Duration
Dr. Iris Yu Valorisation of biomass 2019-2021
Dr. Udishnu Sanyal   2015-2017
Dr. Oliver Y. Gutiérrez-Tinoco Co-Principal Investigator for sulfur based catalysis, photo- and electro catalysis 2009-2017



Name Thesis Year
Fuli Deng   2023
Niklas Pfriem Non-Ideality in acid catalyzed alcohol dehydration reactions in condensed-phase 2023
Verena Höpfl   2023
Philipp Fischer

Electrocatalytic hydrogenation of oxygenated compounds in aqueous phase – Investigation of fundamental steps at the electrode/electrolyte interface

Roland Weindl Zeolite encapsulated transition metal sulfide clusters for catalytic hydrogenation 2022
Laura Meyer Catalytic and electrocatalytic routes for hydrogenation of carbonyl compounds in aqueous phase 2022
Insu Lee Cu-Oxo Cluster in Zeolites for the Selective Oxidation of Methane to Methanol 2022
Martina Aigner   2022
Ni Lingli Propane dehydrogenation on highly active and selective Ga/BEA and ethanol conversion to butadiene on zincosilicate BEA 2022
Lei Tao Formation of Cu-(Al-)oxo clusters in zeolites for selective oxidation of methane to methanol 2022
Laura Löbbert   2022

Guanhua Cheng

Solvent effects on Pd catalyzed hydrodeoxygenation reactions 2021
Martin Baumgärtl Pore entrance kinetics in nano-sized ZSM-5 zeolites 2021
Xi Chen Impact of pH on adsorption of H2 and hydrogenation of phenol on Pt in the aqueous phase 2021
Ruixue Zhao Cracking of hydrocarbons on medium pore zeolites for the production of light oIefin 2021
Manuel Wagenhofer Unsupported transition metal sulfides for hydrotreating of conventional and renewable feedstock 2020
Daniel Melzer Impact of Hydrothermal Synthesis Parameters on Activity and Stability of Mo-V mixed Oxides Catalysts for Oxidative Dehydrogenation of Ethane 2020
Takaaki Ikuno Selective Oxidation of Methane to Methanol on Cu-Based Catalysts Supported on Microporous Materials 2019
Felix M. Kirchberger Formation and reactions of hydrogen-deficient species during the conversion of methanol and dimethyl ether on MFI zeolites 2019
Andreas Ehrmaier Dimerization of 1-Butene on Ni Based Solid Catalysts 2019
Wanqiu Luo Hydrogenation of model aromatic compounds on supported Ni-Mo2 and Ni-WS2 catalysts 2019
Yang Zhang   2018
Meng Wang Reductive cleavage of aromatic ethers by supported metal catalysts 2018
Moritz Schreiber Bifunctional catalysis of metal and Brønsted acid sites for hydrodeoxygenation of triglycerides and dehydrogenation of light alkanes 2018
Hias Steib Dry Reforming of Methane - understanding metal support interactions and evaluation of regeneration protocols 2018
Sebastian Eckstein Acid Catalyzed Alkylation of Phenol over Zeolites in Condensed Phase 2017
Sebastian Prodinger Formation and Stabilization of Zeolite Frameworks 2017
Peter Hintermeier Zeolite catalyzed dehydration of substituted cyclic alcohols in aqueous phase 2017
Guoju Yang Bifunctional Pt/MFI Catalysts for Hydrogenation of Phenol in Aqueous Phase 2017
Marco Peroni Transition Metal Phosphides Catalysts for the Hydroprocessing of Triglycerides to Green Fuel 2017
Sebastian Foraita Investigation of Ni/ZrO2 catalysts for the hydrodeoxygenation of microalgae oil 2017
Yu Lou Dry reforming- From understanding the elementary steps to better catalysts 2017
Yang Song Conversion of oxygen containing hydrocarbons via low temperature thermal and electrocatalysis 2017
Yuanshuai Liu Acid catalyzed reactions of cyclohexanol in liquid phase 2017
Linus Schulz On the Dry Reforming of Methane at Elevated Pressures 2016
Tobias Berto Elucidation of reaction pathways of the photoreforming and overall splitting reaction over precious metal decorated semiconductors 2016
Elisabeth Hanrieder Promoted Bimetallic PdAu Catalysts for Gas Phase Vinyl Acetate Synthesis 2016
Bo Peng Phosgene-free Synthesis of Diphenyl Carbonate 2016
Sebastian Grundner Selective Methane Oxidation on Zeolite Stabilized Copper Oxide Clusters 2016
Sebastian Müller Understanding elementary steps in methanol-to-olefins chemistry 2016
Stanislav Kasakov Developments into probing Ni catalyzed liquid phase biomass conversion 2015
Navneet Kumar Gupta Innovative Pathways for sustainable Diphenyl Carbonate Production 2015
Eva Schachtl Mechanistic studies of reactions of polyaromatic compounds on metal sulfide catalysts 2015
Christoph Kaufmann Alternative routes to methyl mercaptan from C1-compounds 2015
Jennifer Hein Investigation and Understanding of Unsupported Ni-Mo-W sulfides for Hydrotreating 2015
Wenji Song Bifunctional Ni/Zeolite Catalysts for Hydrodeoxygenation of Microalgae Oil and Lignin 2015
Maximilian Werner Hahn Novel Solid Sorbents for CO2 Capture and Evaluation to Applied Systems 2015
Yuchun Zhi Elementary reactions of 1-propanol on HZSM-5 2015
Alexei Vjunov Aqueous phase dehydration of cyclohexanol on zeolite Beta 2015
Stefan Schallmoser Insight into Catalytic Cracking of Hydrocarbons over MFI type Zeolites 2014
Christian Gärtner Oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane over supported alkali chloride catalysts 2014
Robin Kolvenbach Transport in nano-sized, mesoscopically structured ZSM-5 zeolites 2014
Jiayue He Selective Cleavage of C-O Bonds and Hydrodeoxygenation of Lignin Fragment Molecules 2014
John Hyung-Joon Ahn Investigation into the reaction of toluene methylation to p-xylene over acidic zeolites 2013
Stefanie Simson geb. Reiner Stability of silica supported Pd/Au catalysts in gas phase vinyl acetate monomer synthesis 2013
Xianjong Sun Catalytic Conversion of Methanol to Olefins over HZSM-5 Catalysts 2013
Sonja Wyrzgol Controlled Catalysis by the Electronic Charge Transfer at Metal-Support Interfaces: A Study of Gallium Nitride Supported Platinum Nanoparticles 2013
Lin Lin Activation and Transformation of n-Alkanes and n-Alkene in Zeolites 2012
Hui Shi Structural requirements and reaction pathways of hydrogenolytic C-C 2012
Florian Schüßler Impact of La3+ in FAU type zeolites to hydride transfer reactions 2012
Yanzhe Yu Selective oxidation of methane to methanol on supported transition metals 2012
Oliver Gobin Transport in Nanoporous Solids 2011
Ana Hrabar Understanding hydrodenitrogation on unsupported and supported silfide based catalysts 2011
Sarah Maria Meier New Insights on Fe-Zeolite Catalysts for the Reduction of Nox with NH3 2011
Frederik Naraschewski Selective Oxidation of Propane to Acrylic Acid over moVTe (Sb) Nbox Catalysts 2011
Baoxiang Peng Towards Optimized Chemical Processes and New Materials by Combinatorial Science 2011
Herui Dou Catalyzed Synthesis of Dimethyl Carbonate 2010
Tobias Förster Selective liquid phase oxidation of o-xylene by spehrical silicia based transition metal catalysts 2010
Manuela Knapp geb. Bezen Synthesis and application of solid base catalysts 2010
Richard Knapp Catalysis with Ionic liquid mediated metal Nanoparticles 2010
Sabine Scholz New supports ans catalytic materials based on silicon polymers 2010
Michael Salzinger Catalytic methylenedianiline synthesis on porous solid acids 2010
Stefan Gaab Oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane on supported solid and molten alkali metal chloride catalysts 2009
Lay Hwa Ong Nature and stability of aluminum species in HZSM-5: changes upon hydrothermal treatment and effect of binder 2009
Stephan Johannes Reitmeier Investigation of hydrocarbon transport phenomena on surface modified H-ZSM5 zeolites 2009
Liangshu Zhong Mechanistic studies of reactions of polyaromatic compounds on metal sulfide catalysts 2009
Elvira Theresia Esslinger geb. Peringer Oxidative chlorination of methane over LaCl3-based catalysts 2008
Benjamin Alexander Fonfé Hydrogenation of tetralin over oxide supported Pt and Pt-Pd catalysts 2008
Wolfgang Kaltner Hollow sphere structures for the emission limitation of internal combustion engines 2008
Virginia Reiner geb. Roberts Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalyzed hydrolysis of lignin 2008
Aonsurang Wawrzetz geb. Boonyanuwat Aqueous Phase Reforming of Glycerol over Supported Catalysts 2008
Philipp Hauck Surface chemistry and kinetics of the hydrolysis of isocyanic acid on TiO2 anatase 2007
Rino Mukti Sorption and transport of aromatic over MFI zeolites 2007
Oriol Jimenez Silva Neue heterogene Katalysatoren für zwischenmolekulare Hydroaminierung 2006
Peter Schärringer Kinetische und mechanistische Untersuchungen zur Flüssigphasen-Hydrierung von Nitrilen und Dinitrilen an Kobalt-Katalysatoren 2006
Carsten Sievers Elementary processes in alkane activation over zeolite catalysts 2006
Balkrishna Bankat Tope Selective activation of lower alkanes: Selective oxychlorination of methane and oxidative dehydrogenation of ethane 2006
Maria Brandmair Autothermal Reforming of n-Hexane over Supported Metal Catalysts 2005
Adam Chojecki Selective Hydrogenation of Butyronitrile over Raney-Metals 2005
Hendrik Dathe Nanostructured Sulfur Traps for the protection of high performance NOx storage/reduction catalysts in low emission engine applications 2005
Maria Florencia Williams Sulfur and Nitrogen Sensitivity of Supported Pt-Hydrogenation Catalysts 2005
Christian Woltz Kinetic studies on alkane hydroisomerization over bifunctional catalysts 2005
Alexander Guzman Active Acid Sites in Zeolite Catalyzed Iso-Butane/cis-2-Butene Alkylation 2004
Xuebing Li Low Temperature alane activation over sulfated circonia 2004
Renate Schenkel Sorption and self-organization of polar molecules on basic solid surfaces and inside microporous materials 2004
Ruo Qing Su New materials of thin films with low k dielectrics 2004
Jan-Olaf Barth Novel nanocomposite catalysts for NOx reduction from Fluid Catalytic Cracking units 2003
Andreas Peter Feller Reaction mechanism and Deactivation Pathways in Zeolite catalyzed Isobutane/2-Butene Alkylation 2003
Iker Zuazo Deactivation Routes in Zeolite Catalyzed Isobutane/2-Butene Alkylation and Regeneration Procedures 2003
Martin Smidt Reduction of NO2 by hydrocarbons over H-form zeolites 2003
Hiroaki Tanaka Molecular diffusion through zeolitic materials by frequency response techniques and rapid scan IR spectroscopy 2003
Bertha Mosqueda A Novel Approach to Low Temberpature Nox Redutction for Diesel Exhausts and Fuel Gases, Bifunctional structure catalysts 2002
Shuorong Zheng Surface Modifcation of HZSM-5 zeolites 2002
Jochen Penzien New heterogeneous catalysts for hydroamination reactions 2002
Christian Sedlmaier Development of new sulfur-resistant storage-reduction catalytic devices for emissions from engines with lower fuel consumptions 2002
Laszio Domokos Skeletal isomerization of n-butene over medium pore zeolites 2000
Sergio Maisuls Multiphase catalysts for selective reduction of Nox with hydrocarbons 2000
Laurent Simon   2000
Christian E. Spindler Neue Initiatorsysteme für die kontrollierte radikalische Polymerization 1999