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Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Marius Maronna

Telefon: + 49 241 80 26 770
Office: 42B 330.1
Email: Marius.Maronna@CatalyticCenter.RWTH-Aachen.de


Research interests

  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Technical chemistry
  • Catalyst characterization

Curriculum vitae and education


March 2018 - present
Postdoc at CAT Catalytic Center, ITMC, RWTH Aachen.

April 2012 - June 2017
Associated scientist at DSM Research B.V. (Geleen, NL) and PhD student of Prof. Dr. D. Agar at TU Dortmund. PhD topic: "Gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime over silica supported niobia catalysts".

October 2006 - September 2011
Chemistry student at RWTH Aachen, special subjects: heterogeneous catalysis and technical chemistry.


Selected publications


1) Gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime over silica supported niobia catalysts
M. Maronna, Verlagshaus Mainz GmbH, Aachen, 2017, ISBN: 978-3-95886-184-8.

2) Preparation of NbOx/SiO2-coated structured Packing Material and it´s Catalytic Performance in the Gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement of Cyclohexanone oxime to ε-caprolactam
M. Maronna, E. Kruissink, R. Parton, J. Tinge, W. Hoelderich, Cat. Com. 2017, 90, 23-26.

3) M. Maronna, E. Kruissink, W. Hoelderich: DE-patent 102015005238 (A1), 2016.

4) Spectroscopic study on the active site of a SiO2 supported catalyst used for the gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime to ε-caprolactam
M. Maronna, E. Kruissink, R. Parton, F. Soulimani, B. Weckhuysen, W. Hoelderich, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 22636-22646.

5) Kinetic Study on Gas-phase Beckmann Rearrangement of Cyclohexanone Oxime to ε-Caprolactam over Silica-Supported Niobia Catalysts
M. Maronna, E. Kruissink, J. Tinge, D. Agar, W. Hoelderich, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2016, 55, 1202-1214.

6) NbOx/SiO2 in the Gas-phase Beckmann rearrangement of cyclohexanone oxime to ε-caprolactam: Influence of calcination temperature, niobia loading and silylation post-treatment
M. Maronna, E. Kruissink, R. Parton, J. Tinge, F. Soulimani, B. Weckhuysen, W. Hoelderich, Appl. Catal. B: Environmental 2016, 185, 272-280.

7) B. Rusbueldt, M. Maronna, W. Hoelderich: DE-patent DE112010000206 (A5), 2012.