The 9th Advanced Workshop of Modern Methods in Catalytic Research

July 23, 2019

2019 Advanced Workshop of Modern Methods in Catalytic Research was successfully held on south campus on July 7th to 14th. The workshop was co-organized by the Nano-X, SINANO and the Department of Chemistry, XJTLU. About 340 participants, including graduate students and young faculty members from 95 universities, research institutes and enterprises, including Peking University, Nanjing University, University of Science and Technology China, Shanghai Institute of Physics and Applied Physics, Shanghai Petrochemical Research Institute of PetroChina and Zhongke Synthetic Oil Technology Co., Ltd., etc. attended the event.

On the opening ceremony, Prof. Qin Xin from Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics introduced the workshop schedule. Ms. Jialing Li from Student Admissions and Career Development Office, Prof. Kim Lau, Head of Chemistry, XJTLU and Prof. Yi Cui from SINANO welcomed the attendees and gave brief introductions about XJTLU, the Department of Chemistry and the Nano-X, respectively. The plenary lecture was given by Prof Xinhe Bao, Fellow of Chinese Academy of Science. The workshop featured 13 renowned scientists from across China sharing their expertise on cutting edge research in catalysis by using high-end techniques including TEM, SEM, XPS, IR, Raman and TGA, etc.

Prof. Kim Lau welcomed the attendees

Dr. Graham Dawson introduced the research at the department

While enjoying the lectures, the participants also showed great interests in XJTLU and the Department of Chemistry. Over 200 people visited the university museum and the research lab of the Chemistry Department. Prof. Xin, the pioneering organizer of the workshop at 2007, expressed his gratitude for the support from the Department of Chemistry, and spoke highly of the workshop. He said that the workshop was one of the greatest in its series, in terms of quality of the lectures, facility of the lecture room and the number of the attendees.

Heated discussion during the break

Dr. Ruiyao Wang and Chemistry volunteers

Photo of the attendees

By Ruiyao Wang, Kim Lau, edited by Zhan Xu

July 23, 2019