Arik Beck

PhD Student

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI

Heterogeneous catalysis, model systems, CO oxidation, hydrogen spillover, Environmental TEM (E-TEM), Environmental SEM (E-SEM), Ceria, Methanol synthesis
10/2018 - present Ph.D. Student, van Bokhoven Group, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen and ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2017 Visiting student researcher in the catalysis research group of Prof. Matteo Cargnello, Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA
2015 - 2018 M.Sc. in Chemical and Process Engineering; thesis on "Platinum Ceria catalysts for CO oxidation", in the group of Prof. Jan-Dierk Grunwaldt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
2011 - 2014 B.Sc. in Chemical and Process engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
A. Beck, A.-C. Yang, A. R. Leland, A. Riscoe, F. A. Lopez, E. D. Goodman, M. Cargnello, “Understanding the Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide (PrOx) Using Size- Controlled Au Nanocrystal Catalyst”, AIChE J, 64: 3159–3167, 2018