UI-ITB Catalysis Symposium 2014

Theme : Catalysis Process for Sustainable Energy

Topics : Catalysis for energy applications // Catalysis for fine chemical synthesis // Catalysis for environmental applications // Heterogeneous, Homogeneous, and Biocatalysis

Venue and Date : UI Central Library, Depok, Indonesia on September 10th, 2014.

Website : www.sci.ui.ac.id/event/catsymposium2014

Symposium Poster : Poster-A4

Video “Indonesia – UK Inorganic Simposium”

Pada tanggal 3 Desember 2013,  Kelompok Keahlian Kimia Anorganik, Program Studi Kimia ITB bekerja sama dengan Himpunan Kimia Indonesia serta Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) menyelenggarakan Simposium Kimia Anorganik Indonesia. Simposium ini bertujuan untuk merangsang pertukaran ide dan pengalaman antara semua peserta dan mengangkat topik fundamental di bidang kimia anorganik. link video dapat dilihat di:

  1. Graeme Hogarth, University College London, UK     “The Clean Production of Hydrogen? Biomimetics of the Iron-only Hydrogenase Enzyme”  Link
  2. Ismunandar, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia      “Oxide Ion Electrolytes”
  3.  Jason Love, University of Edinburgh, UK     “Pacman Macrocycles : New Complexes, Reactions, and Catalysts for Sustainable Chemistry” Link
  4. Rino R. Mukti, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia     “Rational Strategies for Synthesizing Current Industrial Demanding Hierarchically Porous Zeolite” Link
  5. Narsito, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia     “The Kinetics of MnO2 Photoreduction in the Presence of Humic Acids” Link
  6.  Asel Sartbaeva, University of Bath, UK     “Prediction and Design of Future Zeolyte Catalysts” Link
  7. Michael Ward, University of Sheffield, UK     “Host-Guest Chemistry of Polyhedral Coordination Cages” Link
  8. Agustino Zulys, University of Indonesia, Indonesia     “The Functionalization of Zn Complexes for Hydromanination Catalysis and for Highly Selective  Copper Ion’s Fluorescence Chemosensor” Link

Sumber :  http://www.itb.ac.id/news/4117.xhtml

Catalysis, Catalyst and Promoter


catalysis, in chemistry, the modification of the rate of a chemical reaction, usually an acceleration, by addition of a substance not consumed during the reaction. The rates of chemical reactions—that is, the velocities at which they occur—depend upon a number of factors, including the chemical nature of the reacting species and the external conditions to which they are exposed. A particular phenomenon associated with the rates of chemical reactions that is of great theoretical and practical interest is catalysis, the acceleration of chemical reactions by substances not consumed in the reactions themselves—substances known as catalysts.

catalyst, in chemistry, any substance that increases the rate of a reaction without itself being consumed. Enzymes are naturally occurring catalysts responsible for many essential biochemical reactions.

promoter,  in chemistry, substance added to a solid catalyst to improve its performance in a chemical reaction. By itself the promoter has little or no catalytic effect. Some promoters interact with active components of catalysts and thereby alter their chemical effect on the catalyzed substance. The interaction may cause changes in the electronic or crystal structures of the active solid component. Commonly used promoters are metallic ions incorporated into metals and metallic oxide catalysts, reducing and oxidizing gases or liquids, and acids and bases added during the reaction or to the catalysts before being used.