NordCO2 Admin:


Yngve Guttormsen, University of Tromsø.
Financed by The Tromsø Research Foundation

 

 


NordCO2 Researchers:

Torstein Fjermestad, University of Oslo

Project: Modelling of heterogeneous and homogeneous catalytic systems related to CO2 adsorption and conversion. Funded by NordForsk.

 

 

Dr. Janakiram Vaitla, University of Tromsø

Project: Experimental investigation of selectivity-determining factors in carboxylation reactions. Funded by the Research Council of Norway and by the Tromsø Research Foundation.


NordCO2 Postdocs:

Dr. Ashot Gevorgyan, University of Tromsø

Project:  Experimental development of transition metal-based CO2-converting catalysts. Funded by the Tromsø Research Foundation.

 

 

Dr. Diego García López, University of Tromsø

Project:  Modelling of transition-metal based CO2-converting catalysts. Funded by the Tromsø Research Foundation.

 

 

Dr. Sergio Carrasco, Stockholm University

Project: Metal-organic frameworks for sustainable organic synthesis. Funded by NordForsk.

 

 

Dr. Amparo Sanz-Marco, Stockholm University

Project: Development of catalytic methods for the use of CO2 as a 1C synthon in organic chemistry. Funded by The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

 

 

Dr. Anna Beiler, Uppsala University

Project: Investigating the mechanism of CO2 reduction in ruthenium-based molecular catalysts.

 

 

Dr. Pooria Farahani, KTH Stockholm

Project: Modelling of metal catalysts attached to conducting surfaces and non-conducting MOFs. Funded by Catalytic Composites for Sustainable Synthesis (CATSS), Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

 

 

Dr. Dennis Nielsen, Aarhus University

Project: Development of new CO2 consuming reactions using transition metal catalysis. Funded by CADIAC, The Danish National Research Foundation

 

 

 

Dr. Xinming Hu, Aarhus University

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Dr. Karoline Neumann, Aarhus University

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NordCO2 PhD students:


Marc Obst, University of Tromsø
Project: Modelling of copper-based CO2-converting catalysts. Funded by the Tromsø Research Foundation

 

Ljiljana Pavlovic, University of Tromsø

Project: Modelling of rhodium-metal based CO2-converting catalysts. Funded by the Dept. of Chemistry, UiT

 


Lluis Artus,
 University of Oslo

Project: Modelling of bifunctional organometallic catalysts for CO2 and amides reduction. Funded by the Research Council of Norway

 

 

Julie Heron, University of Oslo

Project: Modelling of dicopper catalyzed alkyne-azide cycloaddition. Funded by the the Research Council of Norway (Hylleraas Center)

 

 

Ashleigh Castner, Uppsala University

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Morten Tysse, University of Bergen

Project: Computational catalysis and molecular design. The purpose of his PhD is to determine reaction mechanisms in reduction processes of carbon dioxide. Financed by the Research Council of Norway

 

 

Xiaoyu Chen, KTH Stockholm

Project: Modelling of hetergenous Cobalt-based catalyst-carbon nanotube system for CO2 reduction. Funded by the Chinese Scholarship Council.

 

 

Shaoqi Zhan, KTH Stockholm

Project: Modelling of Ru catalyst on the carbon nanotube for H2O oxidation. Funded by the Chinese Scholarship Council.

 

 

 

Kristina Sorochkina, University of Helsinki

Project: Metal-free activation of small molecules by employing Lewis acid-Lewis base cooperative reactivity. Funded by the Academy of Finland.

 

 

Aleksi Sahari, University of Helsinki

Project: Activation of carbon dioxide with transition metal complexes. Funded by the Dept. of Chemistry, University of Helsinki.

 

 

 

Emi Lagerspets, University of Helsinki

Project: Catalytic activation of small molecules with copper(I)-schiff-base-complexes. Funded by the Academy of Finland.

 

 

Jere Mannisto, University of Helsinki

Project: Synthesis of heterocycles by organocatalytic activation of CO2. Funded by the Magnus Ehrnroot Foundation, the Foundations of Nylands Nation and the Doctoral Programme in Chemistry and Molecular Sciences at Helsinki University (CHEMS).

 

 

Simon Pedersen, Aarhus University

Project: Novel organometallic labelling techniques through the use of CO gas. Funded by the Danish National Research Council

 

 

Katrine Domino, Aarhus University

Project: Transition metal catalyzed carbonylative couplings with fluorinated building blocks. Funded by CADIAC, The Danish National Research Foundation

 

 

 

Oliver Gedde, Aarhus University

Project: Transition metal catalyzed cross-couplings and carboxylation reactions. Funded by NordForsk

 

 

Joakim Jakobsen, Aarhus University

Project: Activation and incorporation of CO2 mediated by transition metal catalysis. Funded by CADIAC, The Danish National Research Foundation.

 

 

Samuel Pedersen, Aarhus University

Project: Creating new strategies to incorporate CO2 into the synthesis of fine chemicals, using transition metal catalysis. Funded by CADIAC and The Danish National Research Foundation.

 

 

Juan de Gracia, KTH Stockholm

Project: Theoretical studies on water oxidation catalysts  interfaces for artificial photosynthesis. Funded by the Swedish Research Council

 

 

Alejandro Valiente Sanchez, Stockholm University

Project: Heterogenous catalysis using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and in-situ mechanistic investigations. Funded by Stockholm University

 

 

Sarah Seefried, Helsinki University

Project: Catalytic carboxylations with CO2 mediated by Bi/N Frustrated Lewis Pairs. Funded by the Fortum Foundation.

 

 

 

 

Anne Ravn, Aarhus University

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Aske Donslund, Aarhus University

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Harsha Pulumati, University of Iceland

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Narges Atrak, University of Iceland

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Ebrahim Tayyebi, University of Iceland

Project: Dušanka Gola, KTH Stockholm

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Magnus Rønne, Aarhus University

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NordCO2 Masters Students:

Jussi Tahvanainen, Helsinki University

Project: Synthesis of novel catalysts for activation of CO2.

 

Johannes Heikkinen, Helsinki University

Project:  Transition metal catalyzed carbonyl transfer.

 

Cecilie Gaardbo, Aarhus University

Marie Tuborg, Aarhus University

Anja Thomassen, Aarhus University