Jan den Hollander
Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis (ICC)
Vening Meinesz building – Open office 2.06
Raman spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, heterogeneous catalysis, electrocatalysis
2023 – Present
Project: 3-D chemical imaging of coke deposits and metal sintering within honeycomb catalyst materials for hydrogen production
Promotor: prof. dr. ir. B. M. Weckhuysen
Secondary supervisors: dr. F. Meirer and dr. M. Monai
Sponsors: ARC CBBC & BASF
2023: Six month research project at ICC under supervision of dr. W. van der Stam
Topic: ‘In-house in situ Transmission XRD for Gas Diffusion Electrodes for CO2 Electroreduction’.
2022 – 2023: Guiding first- and second-year chemistry students with organic chemistry practicals.
2020 – 2022: Master’s degree in Nanomaterials Science at Utrecht University
Thesis: ‘Probing the Surface pH during CO2 Electroreduction using in situ Raman Spectroscopy’, at ICC under supervision of dr. W. van der Stam.
2022: Research internship at Avantium under supervision of dr. A. Jongerius and prof. dr. E.T.C. Vogt.
Topic: ‘Stability of gas diffusion electrodes for CO2 reduction to formate’.
2017 – 2020: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at Utrecht University
Thesis: ‘Insight into the thermal quenching mechanism of Mn2+-doped compounds’, at Condensed Matter and Interfaces (CMI) under supervision of prof. dr. A. Meijerink.