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Conferences, Meetings - Invited Talks

2019

  • In situ and Operando Insight into Electrocatalytic and Thermal Conversion of CO2 to valuable Chemicals and Fuels, TSRC Workshop on Theory and Practice of Catalysis, 07/20-23/2019 Telluride, CO, USA.
  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity by rational catalyst and electrolyte design, IUPAC 2019, Symposium on Turning Solar Snergy to Fuels via Artificial Photosynthesis, 07/07-12/2019 Paris, France.
  • Operando insight into electrocatalytic and thermal conversion of CO2 to valuable chemicals and fuels, Workshop on Materials Science for today's Energy Challenge, 06/03-04/2019 Padua, Italy.
  • Tuning the Activity and Selectivity of CO2 Electroreduction Catalysts Through Nanostructuring and Controlled Oxidation, 235th ECS Meeting, Symposium on Polyoxometallates and Nanostructured Metal Oxides in Efficient Electrocatalysis, Energy Conversion, and Charge Storage, 05/26-31/2019 Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Structure, Composition, Support, and Electrolyte Effects in CO2 Electroreduction, 235th ECS Meeting, Symposium on Renewable Fuels via Artificial Photosynthesis or Heterocatalysis, 05/26-31/2019 Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Shape-Controlled Multimetallic Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts, 235th ECS Meeting, An Invited Symposium on Advances and Perspectives on Modern Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells - In Honor of Shimshon Gottesfeld, 05/26-31/2019 Dallas, TX, USA.
  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity by rational catalyst and electrolyte design, 2nd Scientific Symposium of Max Planck Research School RECHARGE, 05/21/2019 Mülheim, Germany.
  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity by rational catalyst and electrolyte design, 25th Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) on new electrochemical processes for energy and the environment, 05/12-15/2019 Toledo, Spain.
  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity by rational catalyst and electrolyte design, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, 05/09/2019, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • In Situ and Operando Insight into Electrocatalytic and Thermal Conversion of CO2 to valuable Chemicals and Fuels, 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, 04/22-26/2019 Phoenix, AZ, USA.
  • Structure and electrolyte sensitivity in CO2 electroreduction, International Bunsen-Discussion-Meeting: Fundamentals and Applications of (Photo)Electrolysis for Efficient Energy Storage, 04/01-05/2019 Taormina, Italy.
  • Structure and electrolyte sensitivity in CO2 electroreduction, Chemical Engineering Seminar Series, EPFL Lausanne, 03/13-14/2019 Lausanne and Sion, Switzerland.

2018

  • Dynamic Nanocatalysts: Environmental Effects, Seminar at Condensed Matter Physics Center (IFIMAC), Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, 12/14/2018 Madrid, Spain.
  • Dynamic Nanocatalysts: Environmental Effects, 5th Annual Ambient Pressure X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Workshop (APXPS 2018), 12/11-14/2018, Berlin, Germany.
  • Structure and electrolyte sensitivity in CO2 electroreduction, INL Workshop on Solar Fuel Production Based on Nanostructured Photoelectrodes and Catalysts, 11/29-30/2018 Braga, Portugal.
  • Operando Insight into Electrocatalytic and Thermal Conversion of CO2 to valuable Chemicals and Fuels, 13th EERA AMPEA Joint Programme Steering Committee and AMPEA-EERA workshop on “Synchrotron Radiation and Neutron Scattering for Energy Materials”, 11/12-14/2018, Berlin, Germany.
  • Dynamic Nanocatalysts: Environmental Effects, Seminar at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, 11/07/2018, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Dynamic Nanocatalysts: Environmental Effects, AVS 65th International Symposium & Exhibition, 10/21-26/2018, Long Beach, CA, USA.
  • Activity and Selectivity Control in CO2 electroreduction through Catalyst and Electrolyte Design, Americas International Meeting on Electrochemistry and Solid State Science (AiMES 2018), 09/30/-10/04/2018, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Size, Shape, Support and Chemical State Effects in the Conversion of CO2 to Valuable Chemicals and Fuels, 10th Brazilian / German Workshop on Applied Surface Science, 09/23/-28/2018, Bad Dürkheim, Germany.
  • Operando Insight into Electrocatalytic and Thermal Conversion of CO2 to valuable Chemicals and Fuels, German Conference for Research with Synchrotron Radiation, Neutrons and Ion Beams at Large Facilities (SNI2018), 09/17-19/2018, Munich, Germany.
  • Structure and electrolyte sensitivity in CO2 electroreduction, International Symposium on Electrocatalysis (Electrocat2018), 08/29-09/29/2018, Szczyrk, Poland.
  • Operando Insight into Thermal and Electrocatalytic Conversion of CO2 to Valuable Chemicals and Fuels, Gordon Research Conference on Catalysis, 06/24-29/2018, New London, NH, USA.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas, 06/20/2018, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, VI San Luis Conference on Surfaces, Interfaces and Catalysis, 06/06‐08/2018, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • Surface Science and X‐ray Synchrotron Methods applied to Catalysis, Humboldt Kolleg “Fundamental Surface Science applied to Catalysis”, 06/04‐05/2018, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity through rational catalyst and electrolyte design, 14th International Fischer Symposium, 05/27-31/2018, Kloster Seeon, Germany.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, 5th International School-Conference on Catalysis for Young Scientists, CatDesign-2018, 05/20-23/2018, Moscow, Russia.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, From the witches cauldrons in material science, 04/29-30/2018, Goslar, Germany.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis: Size, shape, composition and chemical state effects, March meeting of the American Physical Society, 03/05-09/2018, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, Symposium Frontiers of Science of Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnologia (CONACYT) - Max Planck Society, 02/27-03/01/2018, Mexico City, Mexico.
  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity through rational catalyst and electrolyte design, Nature & SUSTech Conference on Materials Electrochemistry: Fundamentals and Applications, 01/13-15/2018, Shenzhen, China.

2017

  • Tuning CO2 electroreduction selectivity through rational catalyst and electrolyte design, Workshop on Renewable Energy and Nanotechnology (WREN2017), 12/04-08/2017, Belem, Brazil.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, Department of Physics, Free University Berlin, 11/24/2017, Berlin, Germany.
  • Surface Science and X-ray Synchrotron Methods Applied to Catalysis; In situ and operando insight into CO2 electroreduction over nanostructured catalysts, Workshop on Molecular Approaches to Heterogeneous Catalysis and Electrocatalysis, 11/20-21/2017, Munich, Germany.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis: Size, Shape, Composition and Chemical State Effects, UNICAT Cluster of Excellence Colloquium, Department of Chemistry, Technical University Berlin, 11/15/2017, Berlin, Germany.
  • In situ and operando insight into CO2 electroreduction over nanostructured catalysts, LightChEC Symposium: from solar light to chemical energy, 11/10/2017, Zurich, Switzerland.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis, Workshop on scientific opportunities with electron spectroscopy and RIXS, 10/16-17/2017, Berlin, Germany.
  • Operando Investigation of Structure, Chemical State, Composition and Reactivity Correlations in Nanocatalysis, Petra IV workshop: Imaging of Surfaces, Interfaces and Nanoobjects: local structure, defects and composition, 10/09-11/2017, Hamburg, Germany.
  • In situ and operando insight into CO2 electroreduction over size- and shape-controlled nanoparticles and nanostructured films, 232 Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, 10/01-05/2017, National Harbor, USA.
  • Synthesis, Stability, and Operando Catalytic properties of Size- and Shape-Selected Bimetallic Nanoparticles, XXVI Materials Research Congress, 08/20-25/2017, Cancun, Mexico.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis: Size, shape and chemical state effects, Gordon Research Conference on Clusters and Nanostructures, 07/09-14/2017, South Hadley, USA.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis: Size, shape, composition, and chemical state effects, NAM25-North America Catalysis Society Meeting, 06/04-09/2017, Denver, USA.
  • In situ and operando insight into CO2 electroreduction over size- and shape-controlled nanoparticles and nanostructured films, 243rd American Chemical Society Meeting & Exhibition, 04/01-07/2017, San Francisco, USA.
  • Operando Nanocatalysis: Size, Shape and Chemical State Effects, Workshop on "Molecular Nanosystems", 03/06-10/2017, Ascona, Switzerland.
  • Selectivity control in CO2 electroreduction: role of the catalyst structure, chemical state and composition, Workshop on "Solar hydrogen generation", 01/19-20/2017, Hamburg, Germany.

2016

  • In situ and operando characterization of nanocatalysts at work, Seminar at the Max Planck Institute for Energy Conversion, 11/11/2016, Mulheim, Germany.
  • In situ and operando characterization of model metal nanoparticle catalysts: size, shape, and chemical state effects, 63th International Symposium and Exhibition of the American Vacuum Society, 11/06-10/2016, Nashville, USA.
  • Selectivity Control in the Electroreduction of CO2 over Nanostructured Catalysts, 4th Ertl Symposium on Chemical Processes on Solid Surfaces, 10/11-13/2016, Berlin, Germany.
  • In Situ and Operando Characterization of Model Nanostructured Catalysts with Tunable Activity and Selectivity, SSRL/LCLS Annual User’s Meeting and Workshops, 10/05-08/2016, Stanford, CA, USA.
  • Selectivity Control in the Electroreduction of CO2 over Nanostructured Catalysts, International Conference on Advances in Semiconductors and Catalysts for Photoelectrochemical Fuel Production (SolarFuel16), 09/05-06/2016, Berlin, Germany.
  • Selectivity Control in the Electroreduction of CO2 over Nanostructured Catalysts: Size, Shape and Chemical State Effects, Summer School CO2 Conversion: From Fundamentals towards Applications, 08/29-09/02/2016, Villars sur-Ollon, Switzerland.
  • In situ and operando characterization of model nanostructured electrocatalysts with tunable activity and selectivity, Department of Chemistry, University of Alicante, 07/21/2016, Alicante, Spain.
  • In situ and operando characterization of nanostructured CO2 electrocatalysts with tunable activity and selectivity, Covestro, 06/30/2016, Leverkusen, Germany.
  • In situ and operando characterization of model nanostructured electrocatalysts with tunable activity and selectivity, Graduate School in Solvation Science at the Ruhr University Bochum, 05/17-20/2016, Bochum, Germany.
  • Selectivity Control in the Electroreduction of CO2 over Nanostructured Catalysts, Manfred-Eigen-Nachwuchswissenschaftlergespräche, Physical Chemistry of Solar Fuels Catalysis, 04/06-08/2016, Mülheim, Germany.
  • CO2 Electroreduction over Cu and Au Nanostructured Catalysts: Size, Oxidation State and Interparticle Distance Effects, Annual meeting of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, 03/07-11/2016, Regensburg, Germany.
  • Nanostructured electrocatalysts with tunable activity and selectivity, Siemens, 03/08/2016, Erlangen, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysts at Work, Department of Chemistry, Chalmers University, 03/03/2016, Göteborg, Sweden.
  • Thermodynamic properties and vibrational dynamics of Pt and Fe nanoparticles: size, shape, support, and adsorbate effects, 145th meeting of the Minerals Metals and Materials Society (TMS), 02/14-18/2016, Nashville, USA.

2015

  • In Situ and Operando Characterization of Model Nanocatalysts: Size, Shape, and Chemical State Effects, Department of Materials Chemistry, Technical University of Vienna, 11/04/2015, Vienna, Austria.
  • In Situ and Operando Characterization of Model Nanocatalysts: Size, Shape, and Chemical State Effects, Max-Planck Institut für Kohlenforschung, 10/06/2015, Muhlheim, Germany.
  • In Situ and Operando Characterization of Model Catalysts at Work, chipCAT Workshop on Low-precious-metal-content catalysts for PEM fuel cells, 06/08-11/2015, Dijon, France.
  • Nanocatalysis: Size- and Shape-dependent Catalytic Reactivity, 5th International Conference on Operando Spectroscopy, 05/17-21/2015, Deauville, France.
  • Nanocatalysts at work, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, 05/04/2015, San Francisco, USA.
  • Nanoparticle Size and Chemical State Effects in Electrocatalysis, Workshop from the International Max Planck Research School for Surface and Interface Engineering in Advanced Materials, 04/21/2015, Dusseldorf, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysts at Work, Symposium on Nanocatalysis for Energy and Environmental Applications, 02/10-12/2015, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Okinawa, Japan.
  • Nanocatalysts at work, Workshop: Crossroads in Electrochemistry, 01/14-15/2015, Berlin, Germany.

2014

  • Nanocatalysts at work, Pacific Rim Symposium on Surfaces, Coatings and Interfaces PACSurf 2014, 12/07-12/2014, Hawaii Island, USA.
  • Nanocatalysts at work, Summer School: Reactivity of nanoparticles for more efficient and sustainable energy conversion -III, 08/09-15/2014, Koebeck Strand, Denmark.
  • Nanocatalysts at work, Seminar at the Max Planck Institute for Iron Research, 07/09/2014, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysts at work, SFB Seminar in the Department of Physics at the University of Göttingen, 06/06/2014, Göttingen, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, Workshop from the Physical Chemistry Max Planck Institute in Göttingen, Symposium on Dynamics at Surfaces, 05/18-21/2014, Ringberg Castle, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysis: The Shape of Things to Come, Colloquium in the Department of Physics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, 04/30/2014, Duisburg, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysts at work, Workshop from the RESOLV RUB cluster of excellence, 02/17-19/2014, Seeon Kloster, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, Photon Seminar at DESSY, 02/14/2014, Hamburg, Germany.

2013

  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, Seminar in the Department of Chemistry at the Ruhr-University Bochum, 12/12/2013, Bochum, Germany.
  • Influence of the nanoparticle size, shape and environment in the electronic, chemical and vibrational properties of metal nanoparticles, Seminar in the Department of Physics at the Ruhr-University Bochum, 11/27/2013, Bochum, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysts at Work, 246th American Chemical Society Meeting, 09/08-13/2013, Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, Clusters, Nanocrystals, and Nanostructures Gordon Research Conference, Mount Holyoke College, 08/04-09/2013, South Hadley, MA, USA.
  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, 1st Hayashi Conference: Next Decades of Surface Science, 07/16-19/2013, Hayama, Japan.
  • Structure, chemical state, and reactivity correlations during the oxidation of methanol over size-selected Pt nanoparticles supported on γ-Al2O3, 23rd North American Catalysis Society Meeting, 06/2-7/2013, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, 245th ACS National Meeting and Exhibition, 04/07-11/2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Nanocatalysis: the shape of things to come, talk at UOP-Honeywell, 03/12/2013, Chicago, IL.
  • Size and Shape-selected metal nanoparticle catalysts and their evolution under operando conditions, talk at the Chicago Catalysis Club, 03/011/2013, Chicago, IL.
  • Size and Shape-selected metal nanoparticle catalysts and their evolution under operando conditions, Colloquium in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Houston, 02/01/2013, Houston, Texas.

2012

  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Colloquium at the Fritz-Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, 12/11/2012, Berlin, Germany.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, 59th International Symposium and Exhibition of the American Vacuum Society, session on Reactivity of Size- and Shape-selected Nanostructures, 10/30/2012, Tampa, FL, USA.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, 10/10/2012, Colloquium in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.
  • Catalytic Properties of Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Shape, Support and Oxidation State Effects, NSF-PIRE-ECCI Catalysis Summer School, 09/10-14/2012, Dalian, China.
  • Evolution of the Structure and Chemical State of Pd and Pt Nanoparticles during the in situ Catalytic Reduction and Oxidation of NO, 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exibition, Division of Energy and Fuels, Spectroscopy and Microscopy in Catalysis: The In Situ Age , 08/19-24/2012, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exibition, Special Symposium on Advanced Metal Nanostructures for Catalysis, 08/19-24/2012, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, 2nd Catalysis Summer School on Reactivity of Nanoparticles for more efficient and Sustainable Energy Conversion, 08/05-10/2012, Kobaeck Strand, Denmark.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, ETEM Workshop on Heterogeneous Catalysis, Surface Science and Energy Research, 07/10-12/2012, Göttingen, Germany.
  • Physical and Chemical Aspects of Size-Selected Nanomaterials, Colloquium in the Department of Physics at the University of Bochum, 07/09/2012, Bochum, Germany.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, 16th International Conference on Thin Films and Surfaces, 07/01-06/2012, Genoa, Italy.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Gordon Conference in Catalysis, 06/24-29/2012, New London, NH, USA.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Seminar at the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the Argonne National Laboratory, 05/29/2012, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Colloquium at the University of Notre Dame, 04/16-18/2012, Notre Dame, In, USA.
  • Thermodynamic Properties and Atomic Vibrational Dynamics of 57Fe Nanoclusters: Size-effects, 498th Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Seminar: Progress in Nuclear Resonant Scattering: from Methods to Materials, 02/26-29/2012, Bad Honnef, Germany.
  • Structure, Chemical State, and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Chemistry at Interfaces Workshop, 01/26-27/2012, Laguna Beach, CA.

2011

  • Structure, Chemical State and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida, 11/18/2011, Tampa, FL.
  • Influence of the oxidation state of supported size-selected Pt nanoparticles on catalytic decomposition and oxidation of high order alcohols: activity, selectivity and lifetime, Contractors Meeting of the U.S. Department of Energy, 10/02-05/2011, Annapolis, Maryland.
  • Structure, Chemical State and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Department of Chemical Engineering, Pittsburgh University, 09/16/2011, Pittsburgh.
  • Structure, Chemical State and Reactivity Investigations of Size- and Shape-Selected Nanocatalysts under Operando Conditions, Department of Chemical Physics, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, 05/27/2011, Berlin, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysis, Institute for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis, University of Ulm, 05/17/2011, Ulm, Germany.
  • Nanocatalysis, Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark, 05/05/2011, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Nanocatalysis: New Developments in Catalytic Performance of Size- and Shape-controlled Metal Nanoparticles, 7th Brazilian/German Workshop on Applied Surface Science, 04/03-08/2011, Buzios, Brazil.
  • Nanocatalysis: New Developments in Catalytic Performance of Size- and Shape-controlled Metal Nanoparticles, Department of Chemical Engineering, Patras University, 03/11/2011, Patras, Greece.
  • Towards the Understanding of Catalytic Properties of Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Support, and Shape effects, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle, 02/14/2011, Seattle, WA.

2010

  • Towards the Understanding of Catalytic Properties of Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Support, and Shape effects Department of Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, 11/24/2010, Lausanne, Switzerland.
  • New Insights into Nanoparticle-Support Interactions and Shape-Dependent Nanocatalysis, Department of Physics, Aarhus University, 10/05/2010, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Structural, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Micellar Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Shape, Support, and Oxidation State Effects, Fritz Haber Institute, Chemical Physics Department, 09/07/2010, Ringberg Castle, Germany.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, 37th International Conference on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics, 07/16/2010, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Structural, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Micellar Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Shape, Support, and Oxidation State Effects, Catalysis Research Center, Hokkaido University, 07/09/2010, Sapporo, Japan.
  • Structural, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Micellar Nanoparticles: Size, Shape, Support, and Oxidation State Effects, Department of Chemistry, University of California Irvine, 04/27/2010, Irvine, CA.
  • Structural, Electronic and Vibrational Properties of Micellar Nanoparticles: Size, Shape, Support, and Oxidation State Effects, Department of Chemical Engineering, Delaware University, 03/19/2010, Delaware, DE.
  • Towards the Understanding of Catalytic Properties of Metal Nanostructures, Philadelphia Catalysis Club, 03/18/2010, Delaware, DE.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, 13th International Conference on Vibrations at Surfaces, 03/13/2010, Orlando, FL.

2009

  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, Department of Physics, Yeshiva University, 12/15/2009, New York, NY.
  • Invited talk - Peter Mark Memorial Award: Towards the Understanding of Catalytic and Vibrational Properties of Metal Nanostructures, 56th International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society, 11/08-13/2009, San Jose, CA.
  • Synthesis, Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Micellar Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Support, and Oxidation State Effects, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle, 10/19/2009, Seattle, WA.
  • Synthesis, Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Micellar Metal Nanoparticles: Size, Support, and Oxidation State Effects, Catalysis Summer School, 08/22-27/2009, Sandbjerg Gods, Denmark.
  • Structural, Electronic, Catalytic and Vibrational Properties of Metal Nanoparticles, Aarhus University, 08/21/2009, Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Catalytic Decomposition and Oxidation of Alcohols over Pt and Pt-M Nanoparticles: Oxidation State Effects Meeting of the Catalysis Science Program, Office of Basic Energy Science, U.S. Department of Energy, 05/31/2009-06/03/2009, Annapolis, MD.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, Department of Physics, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 04/03/2009, Lincoln, NE.
  • Formation, Thermal Stability and Reactivity of Gold Oxide and Platinum Oxide Shells on Nanoparticles: Size, Composition, and Support Effects, Gordon Conference: Chemical Reactions at Surfaces, 02/08-13/2009, Ventura, CA.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Size-Selected Metal Nanoparticles, Department of Chemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, 01/16/2009, Santa Barbara, CA.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, Department of Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, 01/14/2009, Pasadena, CA.

2008

  • Vibrational and Magnetic Properties of Metal Nanostructures, Latin American Conference on the Applications of the Mossbauer Effect - LACAME, 11/09-13/2008, La Plata, Argentina.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Nanoparticles, American Vacuum Society Meeting, 10/21/2008, Boston, MA.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Nanoparticles, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, 09/29/2008, Gainesville, FL.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, Department of Physics, University of South Florida, 09/05/2008, Tampa, FL.
  • Stability, Electronic, Catalytic, and Vibrational Properties of Supported Metal Nanoparticles, Department of Physics, University of Duisburg-Essen, 08/14/2008, Duisburg, Germany.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Clusters, Department of Chemistry, University of Washington at Seattle, 06/04/2008, Seattle.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanostructures, Nuclear Resonance Workshop, 2008 Users Meeting of the Advanced Photon Source, 05/08/2008, Chicago, IL.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Clusters, Texas A&M, 04/18/2008, College Station, Texas.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Clusters, Florida chapter of the American Vacuum Society, 03/10-11/2008, Orlando, FL.
  • Stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Clusters, 2008 Mesilla Chemistry Workshop: New Frontiers of Electro-catalysis, 02/9-13/2008, Mesilla, NM.
  • Thermal stability, Electronic and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Clusters, Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 01/31/2008, Upton, NY.

2007

  • Atomic Vibrations in Metal Nanoclusters, Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, 11/07/2007, Chicago, IL.
  • Size, Oxidation and Substrate Effects on the Decomposition of Methanol for H2 Production via Size-Selected Pt Nanoparticles, Siemens Power Generation, 10/10/2007, Orlando, FL.
  • Thermal stability, Electronic, Vibrational and Catalytic Properties of Supported Metal Clusters: Size, Interparticle Interactions and Support Effects, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Material Science Department, 09/10/2007, Urbana, IL.
  • Electronic and catalytic properties of supported metal nanoparticles: Size, Interparticle Interactions, and Support Effects, NSF Inorganic Chemistry Workshop, 06/04-07/2007, Jackson Hole, WY.
  • In-situ electronic and catalytic properties of supported size-selected gold nanoparticles synthesized by diblock copolymer encapsulation and Size, oxidation and substrate effects on the decomposition of methanol for H2 production via size-selected Pt nanoparticles, DOE-Catalysis meeting, 05/23-26/2007, Charlottesville, VA.
  • Size-dependent study of methanol decomposition over size-selected Pt nanoparticles synthesized by micelle encapsulation, 136th meeting of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society -TMS, 02/28/2007, Orlando, FL.
  • In-situ electronic and catalytic properties of supported size-selected gold nanoparticles synthesized by inverse micelle encapsulation, Gordon Research Conference on Chemical Reactions at Surfaces, 02/11-16/2007, Ventura, CA.
  • Atomic Vibrations in Iron Nanoclusters, 16th Users Meeting of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility: Workshop on Nanoscale Structure, Vibrational Dynamics and Magnetism, 02/5-8/2007, Grenoble, France.

2006

  • Catalytic properties of size-selected gold nanoparticles synthesized by inverse micelle encapsulation and Nanoscale Surface Physics, Mexican Society of Science and Technology of Surfaces and Materials, 09/25-28/2006, Puebla, Mexico.
  • Atomic vibrational dynamics of size-selected isolated nanoclusters, 6th Seeheim Workshop on Mössbauer Spectroscopy, 06/07-11/2006, Seeheim, Germany.
  • Vibrational dynamics of size-selected Fe nanoclusters, 2006 Users Meeting of the Advanced Photon Source at the Argonne National Laboratory, 05/01-05/2006, Chicago, USA.
  • Vibrational dynamics of low dimensional systems, 4th Nassau Mössbauer Symposium, 01/14/2006, Garden City, New York, USA.

2005

  • Elektronische, magnetische, chemische und Schwingungs-Eigenschaften metallischer Nanostrukturen, Department of Physics, University of Duisburg-Essen, 12/19/2005, Duisburg, Germany..
  • Gas phase catalytic processes on metal-oxide supported gold nanoclusters, 52nd International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society, 10/30/2005-11/04/2005, Boston, MA, USA.
  • NSF-Materials World Network, XIV International Materials Research Congress, 08/21-25/2005, Cancun, Mexico
  • Gas-phase nanoparticle catalysis, 04/28/2005, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, USA
  • Enhanced hyperfine magnetic fields for face-tetragonal Fe(110) ultrathin films on vicinal Pd(110), 03/24/2005, March meeting of the American Physical Society, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
  • Size and support dependent electronic and catalytic properties of Au0/Au3+ nanoparticles synthesized from block-co-polymer micelles, 03/17/2005, Department of Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, CA, USA.
  • Growth and magnetic properties of low dimensional systems, 03/15/2005, Florida chapter of the American Vacuum Society annual meeting, Orlando, FL, USA.

1999-2004

  • 51st Meeting of the American Vacuum Society, 11/14-19/2004, Anaheim, CA, USA.
  • Microscopy and Microanalysis, 8/1-5/2004, Savannah, GA, USA
  • Large Effects from Small Surfaces?, 03/2003, Physics department, University of Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany.
  • Experimental studies of chemically activated electronic phenomena at surfaces, 03/2003, Physics department, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA.
  • Workshop on Nanocluster catalysis, Synthesis and characterization of oxide supported Au nanoclusters, 03/2003, Santa Barbara, CA, USA.
  • Gordon conference: (poster) Chemical reactions at surfaces, Observations and explanations of electronic excitations from hydrocarbon reactions on transition metals, 02/2003, Ventura, CA, USA.
  • Gordon conference: (poster) Chemical reactions at surfaces, Large effects from small surfaces?, 02/2003, Ventura, CA, USA.
  • Magnetism of step-decorated Fe/Pd(110), 08/30/2001, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, USA.
  • Growth and magnetic properties of ultrathin Fe on Pd(110), 08/28/2001, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, USA.
  • Joint Summer Workshop on Mesomagnetism, Spin Dynamics and Spin Electronics, 06/30-07/5/2001, Santorini, Greece.
  • 4th International Conference on Metallic Multilayers 2001, 06/24-29/2001, Aachen, Germany.
  • Seminar Vibrational dynamics of interfacial alpha-Sn in Sn/Si multilayers, 06/22/2001, Harvard University, Boston, USA.
  • Spring conference of the DPG (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellshaft), 03/25-28/2001, Hamburg, Germany.
  • Workshop: Correlation of Structure and Magnetism in Novel Nanoscale Magnetic Particles, 10/29-30/2000, Slomenice Castle, Slovakia.
  • 57th International Symposium of the American Vacuum Society, 10/02-06/2000, Boston, MA, USA.
  • Observation of the fcc-to-bcc Bain transformation in epitaxial Fe ultrathin films on Cu3Au(001), 06/15/2000, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, USA.
  • International Conference of Applications of the Mössbauer Effect (ICAME), 08/29/1999-09/03/1999, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
  • Spring conference of the DPG (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellshaft), 03/22-26/1999, Münster, Germany.
  • International Symposium on Structure and Dynamics of Heterogeneous Systems (SDHS 99), 02/24-26/1999, Duisburg, Germany.