Catalysis for Energy Group (CEG)

The Catalysis for Energy Group (CEG) is part of the Bioenergy and Catalysis Laboratory (LBK) in the General Energy Research Department (ENE) of the Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI).

Our research focuses are exhaust gas catalysis and catalysts for energy conversion processes.


10 Aug 2015

We congratulate Manasa for her second best poster award at the Catalysis Fundamentals and Practice Summer School held in Liverpool (UK), 20-24 July 2015

1 Jun 2015

The 2014 Annual Activity Report of the Competence Centre for Materials Science and Technology (CCMX) reports on our recent developments in the design of tools to determine structure-activity relationships of functional materials. http://www.ccmx.ch/ccmx/annual-reports/

11 Sep 2014

Katarzyna Michalow-Mauke has received a poster award at the Fall Meeting 2014 of the Swiss Chemical Society (session Catalysis Science and Engineering) held at University of Zurich. Title: 'WO3/CexTi1-xO2 nano-catalyst prepared by one-step flame spray synthesis for NOx reduction in the NH3-SCR'. Congratulations!

25 Aug 2014

Our article in Catalysis Science & Technology is illustrated by the cover of the September 2014 issue:

  • Y. Lu, S. Keav, V. Marchionni, G.L. Chiarello, A. Pappacena, M. Di Michiel, M.A. Newton, A. Weidenkaff, D. Ferri, Ageing induced improvement of methane oxidation activity of Pd/YFeO3, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2014, 4, 2687. doi: 10.1039/C4CY00289J

12 Mar 2013

Our article in Catalysis Science & Technology is illustrated by the cover of the April 2013 issue:

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  • A.M. Bernhard, D. Peitz, M. Elsener, T. Schildhauer, O. Kröcher, Catalytic urea hydrolysis in the selective catalytic reduction of NOx: Catalyst screening and kinetics on anatase TiO2 and ZrO2, Catal. Sci. Technol. 2013, 3(4), 942-951. doi:10.1039/C2CY20668D


Paul Scherrer Institut
Prof. Dr. Oliver Kröcher
OVGA / 112
5232 Villigen PSI

Telephone: +41 56 310 20 66
E-mail: oliver.kroecher@psi.ch

Gisela Herlein
5232 Villigen PSI

Telephone: +41 56 310 2663
E-mail: gisela.herlein@psi.ch

Group of Catalysis for Biofuels GCB

Oliver Kröcher's research group at EPFL (ETH Lausanne) targets the production of liquid biofuels by thermochemical and catalytic routes.

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