Krijn de Jong#


Krijn de Jong
Email:k.p.dejong 'at' uu.nl
Membership Number:4002
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:THE NETHERLANDS
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:kdejong
Elected:2015
Homepage: http://www.inorganic-chemistry-and-catalysis.eu/KrijndeJong.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2015 - present Vice-Head Department of Chemistry, Utrecht University
  • 2015 - present Board member Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science, Utrecht University
  • 1997 - present Full professor of Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • 2012 - present Member of the Technology Advisory Council (TAC) of BP
  • 2012 - 2015 Scientific Director Debye Institute for Nanomaterials Science
  • 1996 - 1997 Technology Manager, Royal Dutch Shell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1990 - 1996 Section Head Exploratory Research, Royal Dutch Shell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1987 - 1990 Senior Research Scientist, Royal Dutch Shell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1982 - 1987 Research Scientist, Royal Dutch Shell, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Fields of Scholarship
  • Synthesis and assembly of catalysts and functional materials
  • Catalytic studies involving (hydro-)isomerisation of hydrocarbons, selective hydrogenations, aldol-condensation, synthesis gas conversion (paraffins, olefins and alcohols) and biomass conversions
  • Nanostructured materials for hydrogen storage and CO2 capture

Honours and Awards
  • International level
  • European level
    • 2014 Max Plank-Institut für Kohlenforschung Centennial Lectureship, Germany
    • 2013 ERC Advanced Grant, Europe
    • 2009 Visiting Professor, University of Poitiers, France
  • National level
    • 2010 Best lecturer of the Department of Chemistry at Utrecht University
    • 2008 TOP Research Grant NWO-CW
    • 2005 Best lecturer of the Department of Chemistry at Utrecht University
    • 1982 PhD in Chemistry – cum laude (~10% of students, highest honour)
    • 1978 Master Degree Chemistry – cum laude (~10% of students, highest honour)
    • 1977 Unilever Chemistry Award
    • 1976 Bachelor Degree Chemistry – cum laude (~5% of students, highest honour)
  • Industrial level
    • 1991 Shell Patent Award – Butene Skeletal Isomerization Using Ferrierite
    • 1987 Shell Patent Award – Hydro Catalytic Thermal Cracking

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