Session 3.4.3

Bio-inspired catalysts, bio-catalysis, photo-/electro-catalysis

Keywords

Enzymatic catalysis; Photo- and Electro-catalysis; electrochemistry; Proton and Electron Transfers, CO2, O2, and H2

 

Speakers 

  • KN: Marc FONTECAVE (Collège de France, Paris, FR)

  • IL1: Markus RIBBE (California University, Irvine, USA)

  • IL2: Marcella BONCHIO (Padova University, IT)

Abstract

This section is devoted to learning how nature operates to transform efficiently small molecules into fuels (H2, CH3OH, CO, NH3) and how we as chemists can do it by cascading processes involving photons, electrons and protons to activate and convert selectively small molecules.