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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2016
Symposium Materials and Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion and Sequestration
Winnie K. Wong-Ng, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Lan Li, Boise State University
Scope Our present dependence on fossil fuels means that, as our demand for energy inevitably increases, so do emissions of greenhouse gases, notably carbon dioxide (CO2). To avoid the obvious consequences on climate change, the concentration of such greenhouse gases in the atmosphere must be stabilized. But, as populations grow and economies develop, future demands almost ensure that energy will be one of the defining issues of this century. This unique set of (coupled) challenges also means that science and engineering have a unique opportunity – and a burgeoning challenge – to apply their understanding to provide sustainable energy solutions. Integrated carbon capture, and subsequent sequestration is generally advanced as the most promising option to tackle greenhouse gases in the short to medium term, and efficient conversion of CO2 into sustainable, synthetic hydrocarbon or carbonaceous fuels is regarded as a mid- to long-term strategy. This symposium provides an international forum to discuss the latest advances in scientific understanding and engineering development of current CO2 capture, conversion and sequestration technologies.
Papers are sought in all aspects of materials, process, design, modeling pertinent to CO2 capture, conversion and sequestration technologies, including, but not limited to, 1) selective CO2 capture based on the principles of physical and chemical absorption/ adsorption using liquid solvents, solid sorbents and membranes; 2) new materials and structure/property relationships; 3) electrochemical capture of CO2; 4) chemical conversion of CO2 into hydrocarbons; 5) electrochemical conversion of CO2 into hydrocarbons; 6) CO2 sequestration; 7) computational modeling and modeling-experiment connection. A symposium proceeding is planned to publish the content of accepted presentations.
Abstracts Due 03/31/2016
Proceedings Plan Planned: Publication outside of MS&T

Carbo Dioxide Sorption in Manganese Dioxide Octahedral Molecular Sieves
Carbon Dioxide Chemical Fixation on Metal-organic Framework Platforms
Catalyst and Reactor Engineering for Carbon-neutral CO2 Conversion
Density Functional Theory Study of the Flexible Metal-organic Framework Material Ni-BPene
Development of Mixed Matrix Membranes for CO2 Separation
Dynamic Characterization of Clays for CO2 Storage Using Molecular Dynamics Simulations and X-ray Scattering Methods
Electrochemical Capture and Conversion of Carbon Dioxide in Molten Salts
Electrochemical Dealloying Derived Mixed Electronic and Carbonate Ion Conductor (MECC) Membrane for CO2 Separation
Hybrid Polymer/Inorganic Membrane Process for CO2 Capture from Natural Gas Power Generation
Materials for High-temperature Capture of CO2
Microporous Metal-organic Frameworks for CO2 Separation and Capture: Mechanistic Insights from Neutron Scattering and Computational Modeling
Mixed In and Electron Conducting Membranes for Electrochemical Carbon Capture and Conversion
Pulsed FARADAYIC® ElectroDeposition of Carbon Dioxide Reduction Electrocatalysts
Qualitative Estimation of the Leakage Rate of Sequestered Carbon-dioxide by a Continuum-scale Model of Flow through Porous Media
Review of In-situ Diffraction CO2 Capture Studies Using Porous Materials
Sorbent Slurries for Precombustion CO2 Capture
Stabilizing Porous Silver Matrix with Atomic Layer Deposition ZrO2 for Carbon Dioxide Separation and Dry Reforming of Methane
The Study of Catalysts Based on Intermetallic NiAl Alloys

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