Catalysis and Reaction Engineering

2nd International Conference on Unconventional Catalysis, Reactors and Applications

2nd International Conference on Unconventional Catalysis, Reactors and Applications
  • Date From 21st September 2022
  • Date To 23rd September 2022
  • Price From £425.00
  • Location Woodland Grange, Old Milverton Lane, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV32 6RN


Recent trends in heterogeneous catalysis are exceeding traditional applications in industrial reactors and expanding into new areas, such as health, personal protection, climate and energy.

Emerging catalysts operate in unconventional environments, such as living cells, ionic liquids or supercritical fluids. Also, unconventional methods for local and selective catalyst activation such as microwaves, light, plasma, ultrasounds or magnetic fields, are explored, aiming to provide the energy needed directly to the catalyst, replacing the traditional, fossil fuel-based reactor heating. This is accompanied by the development of new, unconventional catalyst manufacturing technologies and reactor concepts. Catalysis “beyond the reactor” presents a research area, in which interdisciplinary collaborations between the classical catalysis science, chemical and materials engineering, physics, electrical engineering, energy technology, biology or medicine play crucial role.

This conference will bring together these collaborating disciplines to provide insights on the latest developments and to help map the future of this exciting research area.


  • Professor Peter J Sadler, Warwick University, UK
    Catalytic metallodrugs

  • Professor Dionisios Vlachos, University of Delaware, USA
    Artificial intelligence for catalyst and reactor design

  • Professor Andrzej Stankiewicz, TU Delft, The Netherlands
    Catalysis and reactors in decarbonisation. Is there room for unconventionality?

  • Professor Jesus Santamaria, University Zaragoza, Spain
    Designing catalysts to operate in the tumor microenvironment: Catalytic starvation therapy and ROS generation

Call for abstracts and papers

Abstract submission deadline: 28 February 2022.


Prices starting from £425.00.

  • Notification of abstract acceptance: 1 May 2022
  • Preliminary program: 15 May 2022
  • Early Bird Registration deadline: 1 June 2022
  • Final program: 15 August 2022

Paper submission

  • Deadline for paper submission: 15 November 2022
  • Review completion: 15 January 2023

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