Prof. Dr. Jeroen van Bokhoven

Laboratory Leader

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland


and

Professor for Heterogeneous Catalysis
Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering
ETH Zurich
HCI E127, 8093 Zurich

Telephone: +41 44 632 5542 (ETH)
E-mail: jeroen.vanbokhoven@chem.ethz.ch



  • Heterogeneous catalysts
  • Developing advanced tools in X-ray spectroscopy
2010 - present Chair in Heterogeneous Catalysis at the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Head of Laboratory for Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry, Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland
2006 - 2010 SNF Professor at the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2002 - 2006 Senior Researcher at the Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
1999 - 2002 Researcher at the Debye Institute (DI), Utrecht University, The Netherlands
1995 - 2000 Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
1991 - 1995 M.Sc. in Chemistry, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Please refer to my Google Scholar page for the full publication list.
  • Catalyst support effects on hydrogen spillover Karim, W., Spreafico, C., Kleibert, A., Gobrecht, J., VandeVondele, J., Ekinci, Y., van Bokhoven, J. A. Nature 541 (2017) 68-71
  • Selective anaerobic oxidation of methane enable direct synthesis of methanol Sushkevich, V. L., Palagin, D., Ranocchiari, M., van Bokhoven, J. A. Science 356 (2017) 523-527
  • Activation of oxygen on gold-alumina catalysts: in-situ high energy-resolution fluorescence and time-resolved X-ray spectroscopy van Bokhoven, J. A., Louis, C., Miller, J. T., Tromp, M., Safonova, O. V., Glatzel, P. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45 (2006) 4651-4654
  • Metal organic frameworks for water splitting Meyer, K., Ranocchiari, M., van Bokhoven, J. A. (perspective) Energy & Environmental Science 8 (2015) 1923-1937
  • Reactivity of surface species in heterogeneous catalysts probed by in situ x-ray absorption techniques Bordiga, S., Groppo, E., Agostini, G., Van Bokhoven, J. A., Lamberti, C. Chem. Rev. 113 (2013) 1736-1850
  • Stepwise dealumination of zeolite Beta at specific T-sites observed with 27Al MAS and 27Al MQ MAS NMR van Bokhoven, J. A., Koningsberger, D. C., Kunkeler, P. J., van Bekkum, H., Kentgens, A. P. M. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 122 (2000) 12842
  • Three coordinate aluminum in zeolites observed in in-situ X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy at the Al K edge: Flexibility of aluminum coordinations in zeolites van Bokhoven, J. A., van der Eerden, A. M. J., Koningsberger, D. C. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 125 (2003) 7435
  • Flexible aluminum coordination in alumino-silicate. Structure of zeolite H-USY and amorphous silica-alumina Omegna, A., van Bokhoven, J. A., Prins, R. J. Phys. Chem. B 107 (2003) 8854
  • Local structure of the zeolitic catalytically active site during reaction van Bokhoven, J. A., van der Eerden, A. M. J., Prins, R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126 (2004) 4506
  • Structure and oxidation state of gold on different supports under various CO oxidation conditions Weiher, N., Bus, E., Prins, R., Delannoy, L., Louis, C., Ramaker, D. E., Miller, J. T., van Bokhoven, J. A. J. Catal. 240 (2006) 100-107
  • The effect of particle size on the Au-Au bond distance in supported catalysts and reactivity towards oxygen Miller, J. T., Kropf, A. J., Zha, Y., Regalbuto, J. R., Delannoy, L., Louis, C., Bus, E., Weiher, N., van Bokhoven, J. A. J. Catal. 240 (2006) 222-234
  • Analysis of in-situ EXAFS data of supported metal catalysts using the third and fourth cumulant Bus, E., Miller, J. T., Kropf, J, Prins, R., van Bokhoven, J. A. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 8 (2006) 3248-3258a
  • Catalytic activity of brønsted acid sites in zeolites: Intrinsic activity, rate-limiting step, and influence of the local structure of the acid sites Xu, B., Sievers, C., Hong, S. B., Prins, R., van Bokhoven, J. A. J. Catal. 244 (2006) 163–168