ChemCatBio hosts free webinars throughout the year. Advanced registration is required to receive a URL to view the webinars online. Find information about future and previous webinars below.
Linking Catalyst and Process Development with Techno-Economic Analysis in the Conversion of Biomass to High Octane Gasoline
March 7, 2018 | 12–12:45 p.m. MST
Research within the ChemCatBio Consortium has focused on catalyst and process development for the production of C4–C7 hydrocarbons from dimethyl ether (DME) over a copper-modified beta zeolite (Cu/BEA) catalyst. In this webinar, Dan Ruddy of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory will provide information about how the C1 chemistry of methanol and DME over acidic zeolites is a promising route for the conversion of biomass-derived synthesis gas into hydrocarbons. The presentation will demonstrate how techno-economic analysis of the process can be used to direct catalyst development research to target specific performance advancements, and similarly, how performance improvements exhibited by the Cu/BEA catalyst affect the resulting economic viability of the process. Get more information and register now.
Q3 2018: Accelerating the Catalyst Development Cycle: Integrating Predictive Computational Modeling, Tailored Materials Synthesis, and in situ Characterization Capabilities through the ChemCatBio Consortium
Q4 2018: Tutorial: Using the Catalyst Cost Estimation Tool in Synthesis and Scale-Up Research
Overview of the Chemical Catalysis for Bioenergy Consortium: Enabling Production of Biofuels and Bioproducts through Catalysis
December 6, 2017
In this webinar, Josh Schaidle of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provided an overview of the ChemCatBio consortium, highlighted recent advancements in production of biofuels and bioproducts enabled by the consortium, and discussed opportunities for engaging with ChemCatBio. View the recording below and download the presentation slides.