Pieter Bruijnincx has been asked to join The Young Academy (De Jonge Akademie), an independent KNAW platform of top young scientists with outspoken views about science and scholarship and the related policy.
Prior to her lecture during the opening of the new academic year, minister Bussemaker visited the Utrecht Science Park. The politica talked with the young researchers that are involved in the gravitation programmes.
An international team of researchers, among which Zoran Ristanović and Bert Weckhuysen, was the first to make a detailed 3-D scan of individual aluminium atoms in a zeolite crystal. Their results are published in Nature Communications.
In the afternoon of Sunday, July 12, the 17th International Symposium on Relations between Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis (ISHHC17) started with an opening ceremony in the Dom church in the city centre of Utrecht.
The group of Bert Weckhuysen and Pieter Bruijnincx has managed, together with colleagues in UK and in the US, to speed up the processing of biomass into a variety of valuable renewable products such as plastics and fuels.