The CAT-People

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Maxime Riviere

Telefon:+ 49 241 80 28596
Office: 38C 154

Research interests

  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Characterization techniques: XRD, BET, TGA-DSC, TEM, TPD
  • Analysis techniques: GC-MS, HPLC, NMR, FT-IR
  • Kinetic studies
  • Trickle-Bed and Batch Reactors

Curriculum vitae and education

January 2018 - present
Postdoctoral Fellow in the CAT Catalytic Center at ITMC, RWTH-Aachen, Germany

October 2014- November 2017
Ph.D. Student at IRCELYON - University of Lyon 1, France Area: Catalytic hydrogenolysis of polyols from renewables in aqueous phase

Sept 2012 - July 2014
MSc at the University of Lyon 1, Claude Bernard, France Area: Heterogeneous catalysis, Materials.

Sept 2009- July 2012
BSc at the University of Paris-Est UPEM, France Area: General Chemistry

Selected publications

01) Xylitol Hydrogenolysis over Ruthenium-Based Catalysts: Effect of Alkaline Promoters and Basic Oxide Modified Catalysts.
M. Riviere, N. Perret, A. Cabiac, D. Delcroix, C. Pinel, M. Besson, ChemCatChem. 2017. 9. 2145-2159. DOI 10.1002/cctc.201700034

02) Solvent effect in Hydrogenolysis of xylitol over bifunctional Ru/MnO/C catalysts under Alkaline-free conditions
M. Riviere, N. Perret, A. Cabiac, D. Delcroix, C. Pinel, M. Besson, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018. Just accepted, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04424