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Temporary free access to an article

Free access until December 31st 2017 to the article:
Evaluation of the fouling resistance of methyl grafted ceramic membranes for inorganic foulants and co-effects of organic foulants.
Ghulam Mustafa, Kenny Wyns, Siebe Janssens, Anita Buekenhoudt, Vera Meynen
Separation and Purification Technology (2018) p. 29–37

Science communication prize of the royal academy of science

Felicitations to the Kekulé cycle team for winning the science communication prize of the royal academy of science Vote here for Vera Meynen for the Eos public prize science communication.

1st place FUNMEM in the national ClimateLaunchPad

Congratulations to FUNMEM (a co-development between UAntwerpen and VITO) for their 1st place in the national contest of ClimateLaunchPad. A lot of luck in the Global Grand Final! Here the European title can be won. It will take place in Cyprus on the 17th and 18th of October. For more information click here. 

Key publications

Development of alumina microspheres with controlled size and shape by vibrational droplet coagulation
Pype Judith   Michielsen B.   Seftel Elena   Mullens S.   Meynen Vera  
Journal of the European Ceramic Society - ISSN 0955-2219-37:1 (2017) p. 189-198
$CO_{2}$, $CH_{4}$ and $N_{2}$ separation with a 3DFD-printed ZSM-5 monolith
Couck Sarah   Lefevere Jasper   Mullens Steven   Protasova Lidia   Meynen Vera   Desmet Gert   Baron Gino V.   Denayer Joeri F. M.  
Chemical engineering journal - ISSN 1385-8947-308 (2017) p. 719-726
Binding modes of phosphonic acid derivatives adsorbed on $TiO_{2}$ surfaces : assignments of experimental IR and NMR spectra based on DFT/PBC calculations
Geldof Davy   Tassi M.   Carleer R.   Adriaensens P.   Roevens Annelore   Meynen Vera   Blockhuys Frank  
Surface science: a journal devoted to the physics and chemistry of interfaces - ISSN 0039-6028-655 (2017) p. 31-38
Tuning component enrichment in amino acid functionalized (organo)silicas
Lauwaert Jeroen   Ouwehand Judith   De Clercq Jeriffa   Cool Pegie   van der Voort Pascal   Thybaut Joris, W.  
Catalysis communications - ISSN 1566-7367-88 (2017) p. 85-89
Deposition of aminosilane coatings on porous $Al_{2}O_{3}$ microspheres by means of dielectric barrier discharges
Trulli Marta Garzia   Claes Nathalie   Pype Judith   Bals Sara   Baert Kitty   Terryn Herman   Sardella Eloisa   Favia Pietro   Vanhulsel Annick  
Plasma processes and polymers - ISSN 1612-8850-14:9 (2017)

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Research mission

The research activities in the laboratory of Adsorption and Catalysis are focussed on: - The development of new micro- and mesoporous inorganic materials; - The development of materials with a combined micro- and mesoporous structure; - Optimalization of synthesis pathways for inorganic materials with a controlled porosity; - Catalytic activation of porous materials; - Optimalization of porous materials for efficient gas- and liquid separations; - Characterization of porous materials.

General Contact

Laboratory of Adsorption and Catalysis
Department of Chemistry
Campus Drie Eiken
Gebouw B, B2.15
Universiteitsplein 1
B-2610 Wilrijk
Tel. +32 3 265 2375
Fax +32 3 265 2374