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    Workshop 2Plasma catalysis towards decarbonizing society

    Nonthermal plasma is gaining tremendous interest as an emerging field of electron-driven chemistry, providing a unique opportunity for exploring chemistry frontiers. Nonthermal plasma is coupled with renewable electricity and activates stable molecules without excessive heating of the system, providing green hydrogen, ammonia, and renewable chemical commodities.

    The workshop focus on decarbonization technology based on nonthermal plasma combined with heterogeneous catalysts. The forefront scientists were invited for discussion of the current status of plasma catalysis research, including the future potential of industrial application as well as state-of-the-art diagnostics/modeling in plasma-surface interfaces.

    We welcome the audience who are interested in plasma surface science and catalysis but not limited, to discuss the issues for the sustainable development goals of gaining affordable and clean energy.

    Keynote speakers

    1. Professor Nor Aishah Saidina Amin

    • Chemical Reaction Engineering Group, Universiti Teknology Malaysia
    • Dry Reforming of Methane using La2O3 co-supported Ni/MgAl2O4 Catalyst in a DBD Non-Thermal Plasma React

    2. Professor Tomohiro Nozaki

    • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    • Plasma Chemical Promotion of CO2 Hydrogenation via Eley-Rideal Pathways

    Invited speakers

    1. Professor Bruce E. Koel

    • Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University.
    • Ammonia Synthesis and Decomposition in Plasma-assisted Catalysis

    2. Professor Tetsuya Haruyama

    • Division of Functional Interface Engineering Department of Biological Functions and Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology (KYUTECH)
    • Non-catalyzed Synthesis of Ammonia from Atmospheric Air and Water through Plasma/Water Interfacial Reaction.

    3. Dr. Lea R. Winter

    • Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    • Sustainable Ammonia Synthesis using Plasma Catalysis Toward Decarbonization

    4. Professor Gottlieb S Oehrlein

    • Maryland University
    • Study of methane decomposition in an atmospheric pressure plasma catalytic system: role of atomic oxygen and surface species

    5. Professor Emiel Hensen

    • Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology
    • Mechanistic Insights into Plasma-assisted CO2 Hydrogenation

    6. Dr. Hyun-ha Kim

    • National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    • Plasma Catalysis for CO2 Hydrogenation