Coursebooks 2016-2017

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Catalysis for energy storage

CH-421

Lecturer(s) :

Hu Xile

Language:

English

Summary

This course covers the fundamental and applied aspects of electrocatalysis related to renewable energy conversion and storage. The focus is on catalysis for hydrogen evolution, oxygen evolution, and CO2 reduction reactions. Both homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysts are discussed.

Content

1. Energy and solar fuel

2. Hydrogen economy

3. Introduction to electrocatalysis

4. Catalysis for hydrogen evolution

5. Catalysis for oxygen evolution

6. Catalysis for CO2 reduction

7. From electrocatalysis to photocatalysis

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Coordination chemistry; organometallic chemistry; electrochemistry

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Lectures

Assessment methods

Written exam

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German