Characterization of Solid Materials and Heterogeneous Catalysts: From Structure to Surface Reactivity, Volume 1&2

Characterization of Solid Materials and Heterogeneous Catalysts: From Structure to Surface Reactivity, Volume 1&2

Editor(s): Michel Che, Jacques C. Védrine

Print ISBN: 9783527326877

Online ISBN: 9783527645329

DOI: 10.1002/9783527645329

Author Biography


About the Author

Michel Che studied chemistry and, after recruitment by CNRS, obtained his Doctorat es Sciences (University of Lyon, F) in 1968. He worked as post-doc at Princeton University (USA) (1969-1971) and then as frequent visiting scientist at the Atomic Energy Research Establishment,
Harwell (UK) (1972-1982). He became Professor at the University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris in 1975 and Boris Imelik Chair Professor of Institut Universitaire de France in 1995. His research concerns spectroscopy, surface reactivity and heterogeneous catalysis. He was President-Founder of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies (starting the biennial Europacat congresses) and later of the International Association of Catalysis Societies. His scientific and educational work earned him several international awards, lectureships and honorary doctorates.

Jacques C. Vedrine studied chemistry and, after recruitment by CNRS, obtained his Doctorat es Sciences (University of Lyon, F) in 1968. He worked as post-doc in USA at Varian Associates, Palo-Alto (1969-70) and at Princeton University (1970-71). He was deputy director of
the Institut de Recherches sur la Catalyse, CNRS in Lyon (1988-1998) and Chair Professor at Liverpool University, UK (1998-2003). He is one of the Editors of Appl. Catal. A: General. His research field covers physical techniques of catalyst characterization and heterogeneous catalysis for acid- and selective oxidation-type reactions on zeolites and mixed metal oxides. He was President of the European Federation of Catalysis Societies and of the Acid-Base World Organization. His scientific and educational work earned him several awards, and an honorary doctorate.

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