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K.P. de Jong

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis

Phone: +31 30 253 6762
E-mail: k.p.dejong@uu.nl
Room: 4.80

Recipient of the François Gault Lectureship Award
 
Recipient of ERC Advanced GrantERC 
 
Recipient of the international 2013 Award for Excellence in Natural Gas Conversion
 
 

Key publications

Structure sensitivity of Cu and CuZn catalysts relevant to industrial methanol synthesis
Berg van den R., G. Prieto, G. Korpershoek, L. I. van der Wal, A.J. van Bunningen, S. Lægsgaard-Jørgensen, P.E. de Jongh, K. P. de Jong, Nature Communications 7 (2016), 1-7. DOI:10.1038/ncomms13057.

The frontiers of energy
Jong, K.P. de, Nature Energy, 1, (2016), 1-8.

Nanoscale intimacy in bifunctional catalysts for selective conversion of hydrocarbons
Zečević, J., G. Vanbutsele, K.P. de Jong, J.A. Martens, Nature, 528 (2015)245-254.
 

Recent Developments in the Synthesis of Supported Catalysts
Munnik, P., P.E. de Jongh, K.P. de Jong, Chem. Rev., 115 (2015), 6687−6718.

Control and Impact of the Nanoscale Distribution of Supported Cobalt Particles Used in Fischer-Tropsch Catalysis 
Munnik, P., P.E. de Jongh, K.P. de Jong, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136 (2014), 7333-7340.
 
Nanoparticle Growth in Supported Nickel Catalysts during Methanation Reaction-Larger is Better
Munnik P., M.E.Z. Velthoen, P.E. de Jongh. K.P. de Jong, C.J. Gommes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 53 (2014) 9493-9497.
 

Supported Iron Nanoparticles as Catalysts for Sustainable Production of Lower Olefins
Torres, H.M., J.H. Bitter, C.B. Khare, M. Ruitenbeek, A. Iulian Dugulan and K.P. de Jong, Science 335 (2012) 835-838.

Synthesis of Solid CatalystsSynthesis of Solid Catalysts
Book edited by K.P. de Jong, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co (2009).

Electron Tomography for Heterogeneous Catalysts and Related Nanostructured Materials
H. Friedrich, P.E. de Jongh, A.J. Verkleij and K.P. de Jong, Chem. Rev. 109 (2009) 1613-1629

Sodium Alanate Nanoparticles – Linking Size to Hydrogen Storage Properties
C.P. Baldé, B.P.C. Hereijgers, J.H. Bitter and K.P. de Jong, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130 (2008) 6761-676

The Preparation of Supported NiO and Co3O4 Nanoparticles by the Nitric Oxide Controlled Thermal Decomposition of Nitrates
Sietsma J. R. A. , J.D. Meeldijk, J.P. den Breejen, M. Versluijs-Helder, A.J. van Dillen, P.E. de Jongh, and K.P. de Jong, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 46 (2007) 4547-4549

Cobalt Particle Size Effects in the Fischer-Tropsch Reaction Studied with Carbon Nanofiber Supported Catalysts
G.L. Bezemer, J.H. Bitter, H.P.C.E. Kuipers, H. Oosterbeek, J.E. Holewijn, X. Xu, F. Kapteijn, A.J. van Dillen and K.P. de Jong, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128 (2006) 3956-3964

Hydrogen Storage in Magnesium Clusters: Quantum Chemical Study
R.W.P. Wagemans, J.H. van Lenthe, P.E. de Jongh, A.J. van Dillen and K.P. de Jong, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 127 (2005) 16675-16680

RTL News

Watch the RTL news item (in Dutch) 'van hout naar plactic' (English: from wood to plastic). 
Krijn de Jong speaks about the possibility to create plastics from biomass instead of petroleum at Utrecht University.
The news-item appeared on RTL news on February 16, 2012.