On December 15, 2023 at 11:00 EET, we will organize a special seminar related to our AI for Chemistry research project. It will take place at Oteteleșanu Mansion, Călugăreni Street, Măgurele, Ilfov.
Title: Overview of the literature data for CO2 hydrogenation to methanol
In the context of the worldwide energy crisis overlapping with a major environmental pollution problem, the catalytic reduction of CO2 to added-value products is of major importance nowadays. This is not an easy task; this process has a high degree of difficulty due to several constraints (i.e. temperature, pressure, catalyst), but, if successful, it has a huge impact on the environment, economy, and society. Therefore, there is an urgent need to find proper catalysts and optimal conditions to enhance the selectivity toward added-value products (e.g. methanol) from CO2 hydrogenation. During this seminar will be presented the main identified issues from the literature survey, such as low conversion values, low selectivity, the occurrence of side reactions, and the sintering of the active phase. The variation of the experimental data collected from the literature for the catalytic hydrogenation of CO2 to methanol will be highlighted.