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Welcome to the Catalysis Division The Division has been established for Members of the Chemical Institute of Canada (CIC) who have a common interest, experience and/or training in the advancement of the knowledge and application of both heterogeneous and homogeneous chemical catalysis in Canada by encouragement of appropriate research and development in science and engineering.

Highlights within Division

The Catalysis Division of the Canadian Institute of Chemistry has New Executives for 2016-18

The Catalysis Division of the Canadian Institute of Chemistry has chosen its new Executive Committee for the 2016-18 term in its annual general meeting during the Canadian Symposium on Catalysis which was held in Ottawa, Ontario from May 8 to 11, 2016. Professor Tom Baker of the U of Ottawa become the chair of the committee for this term. He thanked the past chair, Professor Josephine Hill of the U of Calgary for her tremendous contribution foe the Division in last two years. Tom was also thanked for the success of organizing the symposium of 2016. ...

Professor Robert Hayes of U of A Selected to Receive the 2016 Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award

Prof. R. E. (Bob) Hayes has been selected as the 2016 Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award recipient. Bob is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Alberta who has been active in Catalysis since his undergraduate years. Following a B. Eng. earned at the Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS), he pursued a PhD. with Professor John Thomas at the University of Bath, UK. He continued his work on catalysis at TUNS as an Assistant Professor, studying the methanation reaction, before moving to the University of Alberta in 1985. Since 1990, he has ...

Abstract Submission and Registration now open for the 24th Canadian Symposium on Catalysis

The 24th Canadian Symposium on Catalysis, to be held from May 8-11, 2016 at the University of Ottawa, will bring together leaders from science and engineering across Canada showcasing advances in heterogeneous, homogeneous and biocatalysis. This year’s theme, The Best is Yet to Come, emphasizes the relevance of catalysis in today’s society and the view toward the future for academic and industrial research, both fundamental and applied. Plenary lecturers include the 2015 RB Anderson Catalysis Award winner, Prof. Johannes Lercher from TU Munich, Prof. Cathleen Crudden from Queen’s University and Prof. Plamen Atanassov from U of New Mexico. ...

Catalysis & Catalytic Reaction Engineering Sessions at 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

The 66th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference is to be held in Québec City from October 16 to 19, 2016. The theme of the conference is "Sustainability and Prosperity". This year’s organizing committee is made up of members from Industry and Université Laval's Department of Chemical Engineering. Abstract Submission opens March 11, 2016. Check out http://www.csche2016.ca/ for updates. ...

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