Georgios Kalantzopoulos

Senior Engineer - Catalysis
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Research Interests

  • Mechanistic studies of novel catalyst systems with advanced catalytic testing.
  • Single- and multi-component sorption studies on Zeolites and MOF systems.
  • Structural Study of Microporous Zeolites Deactivation Mechanism with multiple in-situ techniques.
  • Understanding Catalyst Performance and Long-term Stability under Reactive MTO Conditions.
  • CO2 sequestration in layered materials.
  • Synchrotron Science and Instrumentation.

 

Background & Experience

2018 – present: Senior Engineer / Researcher, Chemistry Department, Catalysis Group, University of Oslo, Norway.

  • Catalytic Test Labs Manager
  • GC, GC/MS, TPD instrument scientist

2015 – 2017: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Chemistry Department, Centre for Materials Science and Nanotechnology (SMN), University of Oslo, Norway.

  • ESS & MAX IV Interreg: Real-Time Evolution of SAPO Catalysts’ Local Coordination during Hydrothermal Treatment
  • CATLIFE: CATalyst transformation and LIFEtime by in-situ techniques and modelling.
  • iSEWGS: Innovative sorbents for the Sorbent-Enhanced Water-Gas Shift process.
  • TGA/DSC Instrument Responsible.

2014 – 2015: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Environmental Technology Department, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway.

  • Combined Sorbent-Catalyst Materials Development and testing for Sorption-Enhanced Reforming.
  • CO2 Capture & Hydrogen Production lab responsible. TGA and XRD Instrument Responsible.
  • Employed in the E.U. Joint Industry Project ASCENT.

2010 – 2013: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Physics Department, Institute for Energy Technology (IFE), Norway.

  • Solid State Hydrogen Storage Materials.
  • CO2 Sequestration of Clays studied with SANS and Sieverts apparatus.
  • Tuning of Thermodynamics & Kinetics of intermetallics and complex hydrogen storage materials.
  • Instrument Scientist (3 Sieverts Apparata (pcT)).
  • Employed in the E.U. Joint Industry Project SSH2S.

2010: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Methane & CO2 Storage in Porous Media, University of Calabria, Italy.

2009: Visiting Researcher, Dr. Michael Hirscher’s group, Advanced Porous Materials, Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany.

2006 – 2009: Ph.D in Energy Storage Porous Materials, University of Calabria, Italy / Max Planck Institute, Germany.

2000 – 2006: BSc & MSc in Materials Science Engineering, Greece.

 

Appointments

  • Reviewer for International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier (13 full-paper and 2 review-paper contributions).
  • Reviewer for Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, RSC Publishing (2 full-paper contributions).
  • Reviewer for Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety, Elsevier (3 full-paper).
  • Reviewer for Rare Metals, Wiley (2 full-paper).
  • Reviewer for Applied Catalysis: A, Elsevier (1 full-paper).
  • Reviewer for Topics in Catalysis (1-full paper).
  • Reviewer for Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry (1 full-paper).
  • Contributor to E.U. and Research Council of Norway (RCN) research proposals.
  • Member of the Norwegian Neutron Scattering Association (NoNSA).
  • Member of the Executive Committee of UiODoc, University of Oslo (2015 - 2017).

 

Distinctions

  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, International Journal Hydrogen Energy, Elsevier, 2015.
  • Recognized Reviewer Awards, Elsevier, 2015 - 2016.
  • 1 Award for Presentation and Dissemination Skills in International Conference, 2012.

 

Collaborations

  • Dr. Magnus H.Sørby, Institute for Energy Technology, Norway.
  • Dr. Kenneth D. Knudsen, Institute for Energy Technology, Norway.
  • Prof. Marcello Baricco, University of Torino, Italy.
  • Dr. Bjørnar Arstad, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Oslo, Norway.
  • Dr. Richard Blom, SINTEF Materials and Chemistry, Oslo, Norway.
  • Dr. Paul Cobden, Energy Research Centre of the Nederlands (ECN), Netherlands.
  • Prof. Martin Attfield, School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK.
  • Dr. Wojciech A. Slawinski, ISIS Neutron Source, UK.
  • Prof. Jon Otto Fossum, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway.
  • Dr. Michael Hirscher, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Stuttgart, Germany.

 

 

Tags: Catalysis, Inorganic Materials Chemistry, SMN, Microporous Materials, Sorption, Porous Materials, Synchrotron.

Publications

  • Goodarzi, Farnoosh; Pinilla Herrero, Irene; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Svelle, Stian; Lazzarini, Andrea; Beato, Pablo; Olsbye, Unni & Kegnæs, Søren (2020). Synthesis of mesoporous ZSM-5 zeolite encapsulated in an ultrathin protective shell of silicalite-1 for MTH conversion. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials.  ISSN 1387-1811.  292 . doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micromeso.2019.109730
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Thorshaug, Knut; Lind, Anna Maria; Vajeeston, Ponniah; Dovgaliuk, Iurii; Arstad, Bjørnar; Wragg, David & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2020). Factors Determining Microporous Material Stability in Water: The Curious Case of SAPO-37. Chemistry of Materials.  ISSN 0897-4756.  32(4), s 1495- 1505 . doi: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b04510 Show summary
  • Llamas-Jansa, Isabel; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Nordholm, Kari & Hauback, Bjørn (2020). Destabilization of NaBH4 by Transition Metal Fluorides. Molecules.  ISSN 1420-3049.  25(4) . doi: 10.3390/molecules25040780 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2019). Characterization and evaluation of synthetic Dawsonites as CO2 sorbents. Fuel.  ISSN 0016-2361.  236, s 747- 754 . doi: 10.1016/j.fuel.2018.09.057 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Cavalcanti, Leide Passos; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Eckert, J.; Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl & Fossum, Jon Otto (2018). A nano-silicate material with exceptional capacity for CO2 capture and storage at room temperature. Scientific Reports.  ISSN 2045-2322.  8(1) . doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-30283-2 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Checchia, Stefano; Lind, Anna Maria; Wragg, David; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Arstad, Bjørnar (2018). In Situ Flow MAS NMR Spectroscopy and Synchrotron PDF Analyses of the Local Response of the Brønsted Acidic Site in SAPO-34 during Hydration at Elevated Temperatures. ChemPhysChem.  ISSN 1439-4235.  19(4), s 519- 528 . doi: 10.1002/cphc.201700973
  • Rojo-Gama, Daniel; Mentel, Lukasz; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Pappas, Dimitrios; Dovgaliuk, Iurii; Olsbye, Unni; Lillerud, Karl Petter; Beato, Pablo; Lundegaard, Lars Fahl; Wragg, David & Svelle, Stian (2018). Deactivation of Zeolite Catalyst H-ZSM-5 during Conversion of Methanol to Gasoline: Operando Time- and Space-Resolved X-ray Diffraction. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.  ISSN 1948-7185.  9(6), s 1324- 1328 . doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b00094 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Lind, Anna Maria; Arstad, Bjørnar; Chernyshov, Dmitry; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Wragg, David (2017). SAPO-37 microporous catalysts: revealing the structural transformations during template removal. Catalysis, Structure & Reactivity.  ISSN 2055-0758.  3(1-2), s 79- 88 . doi: 10.1080/2055074X.2016.1262569 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). Thermogravimetric Analysis – A Viable Method for Screening Novel Materials for the Sorbent Enhanced Water-gas Shift Process. Energy Procedia.  ISSN 1876-6102.  114, s 2294- 2303 . doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1372 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Kazi, Saima Sultana; Grasa, G.; Mastin, Johann Roland M; Murillo, R. & Meyer, Julien (2015). Development of high performance CO2 solid sorbents combined with a reforming catalyst for hydrogen production by Sorption-Enhanced Reforming (SER), In Antonio Mendez-Vilas (ed.),  Materials and Technologies for Energy Efficiency. The Energy & Materials Research Conference (EMR2015), Madrid, February 2015.  BrownWalker Press.  ISBN 9781627345590.  Paper.  s 120 - 126
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Vitillo, JG; Albanese, E.; Pinatel, E.; Civalleri, B.; Deledda, Stefano; Bordiga, S.; Baricco, M & Hauback, Bjørn (2015). Hydrogen storage of Mg-Zn mixed metal borohydrides. Journal of Alloys and Compounds.  ISSN 0925-8388.  615, s S702- S705 . doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.12.258
  • Michels, Leander; Fossum, Jon Otto; Rozynek, Zbigniew Jerzy; Hemmen, Henrik; Rustenberg, Karin Hveding; Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl; Janec, Marian; Plivelic, Tomás S. & da Silva, Geraldo Jose (2015). Intercalation and Retention of Carbon Dioxide in a Smectite Clay promoted by Interlayer Cations. Scientific Reports.  ISSN 2045-2322.  5 . doi: 10.1038/srep08775 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Saldan, Ivan; Frommen, Christoph; Llamas-Jansa, Isabel; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Hino, Satoshi; Arstad, Bjørnar; Heyn, Richard H.; Zavorotynska, Olena; Deledda, Stefano; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Hauback, Bjørn (2015). Hydrogen storage properties of γ–Mg(BH4)2 modified by MoO3 and TiO2. International journal of hydrogen energy.  ISSN 0360-3199.  40(36), s 12286- 12293 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.07.082 Show summary
  • Bürger, I.; Hu, J.J.; Vitillo, J.G.; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Deledda, Stefano; Fichtner, M.; Baricco, M & Linder, M. (2014). Material properties and empirical rate equations for hydrogen sorption reactions in 2 LiNH2-1.1 MgH2-0.1 LiBH4-3 wt.% ZrCoH3. International journal of hydrogen energy.  ISSN 0360-3199.  39(16), s 8283- 8292 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2014.02.120 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Guzik, Matylda N.; Deledda, Stefano; Heyn, Richard H; Muller, Jiri & Hauback, Bjørn (2014). Destabilization effect of transition metal fluorides on sodium borohydride. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP.  ISSN 1463-9076.  16(38), s 20483- 20491 . doi: 10.1039/c4cp02899f Show summary
  • Albanese, E.; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Vitillo, JG; Pinatel, Eugenio; Civalleri, Bartolomeo; Deledda, Stefano; Bordiga, S.; Hauback, Bjørn & Baricco, Marcello (2013). Theoretical and experimental study on Mg(BH4)2–Zn(BH4)2 mixed borohydrides. Journal of Alloys and Compounds.  ISSN 0925-8388.  580, s S282- S286 . doi: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2013.02.165 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Humphries, Terry David; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Llamas-Jansa, Isabel; Olsen, Jørn Erik & Hauback, Bjørn (2013). Reversible Hydrogenation Studies of NaBH4 Milled with Ni-Containing Additives. Journal of Physical Chemistry C.  ISSN 1932-7447.  117(12), s 6060- 6065 . doi: 10.1021/jp312105w Full text in Research Archive.

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  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Nyborg Broge, Nils Lau; Søndergaard-Pedersen, Frederik M; Lind, Anna Maria; Arstad, Bjørnar; Wragg, David; Brummerstedt-Iversen, Bo & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2018). Real-Time Evolution of SAPO Catalysts' Local Coordination during Hydrothermal Treatment.
  • Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Håkonsen, Silje Fosse; Pierchala, Joanna; Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen (2017). Preparation and evaluation of new sorbent materials for the Sorption Enhanced Water-Gas Shift (SEWGS) reaction.
  • Cavalcanti, Leide Passos; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Bordallo, Heloisa N.; Helgesen, Geir; Knudsen, Kenneth & Fossum, Jon Otto (2017). Why are high charge density clays effective for CO2 capture ?.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Hill, Adam; Lind, Anna Maria; Arstad, Bjørnar; Attfield, Martin P.; Anderson, Mike; Wragg, David & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). CATalyst transformations and LIFEtime by in-situ techniques and modelling (CATLIFE).
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Lind, Anna Maria; Arstad, Bjørnar; Chernyshov, Dmitry; Wragg, David & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). High time-resolution in-situ methods for tracking structural transformations in SAPO materials.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Lind, Anna Maria; Arstad, Bjørnar; Wragg, David & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). Sub-unit cell structural transformations during template-removal and hydration of SAPO-37 microporous catalysts.
  • Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). Dawsonite as sorbent for the SEWGS process.
  • Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). Finding new materials for the SEWGS process.
  • Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2017). Thermogravimetric analysis – a viable method for screening materials for the SEWGS process.
  • Arstad, Bjørnar; Lind, Anna Maria; Akporiaye, Duncan; Fuglerud, Terje; Grønvold, Arne; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Wragg, David & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2016). Characterization and studies of Si and Brønsted site developments in SAPO-18 and SAPO-34 during and after hydrothermal treatments.
  • Arstad, Bjørnar; Lind, Anna Maria; Cavka, Jasmina Hafizovic; Akporiaye, Duncan; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Wragg, David; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Grønvold, Arne & Fuglerud, Terje (2016). Characterization of catalytic sites in microporous materials using solid-state NMR. An ex-situ and in-situ high temperature flow study..
  • Arstad, Bjørnar; Lind, Anna Maria; Thorshaug, Knut; Cavka, Jasmina Hafizovic; Akporiaye, Duncan; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Wragg, David; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Grønvold, Arne Gidløv & Fuglerud, Terje (2016). Structural changes in the methanol-to-olefin (MTO) catalyst SAPO-34 after/during hydrothermal treatment.
  • Fossum, Jon Otto; Michels, Leander; Rozynek, Zbigniew Jerzy; Hemmen, Henrik; Rustenberg, Karin Hveding; Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Knudsen, Kenneth; Janek, Márian; Plivelic, Tomás S. & da silva, Geraldo Jose (2016). Intercalation and Retention of Carbon Dioxide in a Smectite Clay promoted by Interlayer Cations.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Hill, Adam; Lind, Anna Maria; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Attfield, Martin P.; Anderson, Mike & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2016). Structural Characterization and Long-term Performance Understanding of SAPO Industrial Catalyst Materials.
  • Lundvall, Fredrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar; Blom, Richard; Sjåstad, Anja Olafsen & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2016). Thermogravimetric analysis – a viable method for screening materials for the SEWGS process.
  • Arstad, Bjørnar; Lind, Anna Maria; Thorshaug, Knut; Cavka, Jasmina Hafizovic; Akporiaye, Duncan; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Wragg, David; Fjellvåg, Helmer; Grønvold, Arne Gidløv & Fuglerud, Terje (2015). Studies of SAPO-34 during and after hydrothermal treatment.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Slawinski, Wojciech Andrzej; Lind, Anna Maria; Wragg, David; Arstad, Bjørnar & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2015). Structural Characterization and Hydrothermal Stability of SAPO-34 and SAPO-37 Catalyst Materials.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Lundvall, Fredrik; Wragg, David; Lind, Anna Maria; Arstad, Bjørnar & Fjellvåg, Helmer (2015). Structural Characterization of SAPO-37 Zeolites in RECX lab and SNBL.
  • Michels, Leander; Fossum, Jon Otto; Rozynek, Zbigniew Jerzy; Hemmen, Henrik; Rustenberg, Karin Hveding; Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Helgesen, Geir; Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl; Janek, Márian; Plivelic, Tomás S. & da silva, Geraldo Jose (2015). Intercalation and Retention of Carbon Dioxide in a Smectite Clay promoted by Interlayer Cations.
  • Michels, Leander; Fossum, Jon Otto; Rozynek, Zbigniew Jerzy; Hemmen, Henrik; Rustenberg, Karin Hveding; Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl; Janek, Márian; Plivelic, Tomás S. & da silva, Geraldo Jose (2015). Intercalation and Retention of Carbon Dioxide in a Smectite Clay promoted by Interlayer Cations.
  • Michels, Leander Edward; Fossum, Jon Otto; Hemmen, Henrik; Rustenberg, Karin Hveding; Rozynek, Zbigniew Jerzy; Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Janek, Márian; Plivelic, Tomás S.; Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl & da silva, Geraldo Jose (2014). Intercalation and Retention of Carbon Dioxide in a Smectite Clay promoted by Interlayer Cations.
  • Sobas, Pawel Andrzej; Knudsen, Kenneth; Helgesen, Geir; Skjeltorp, Arne Torbjørn; Mauroy, Henrik; Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N. & Fossum, Jon Otto (2013). CO2 adsorption and intercalation in aerogels and clay materials studied by SANS.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Deledda, Stefano & Hauback, Bjørn (2012). Mechanochemical Reaction between NaBH4 and (Ti, Mn, Fe)F3.
  • Kalantzopoulos, Georgios N.; Frommen, Christoph; Sørby, Magnus Helgerud; Ravindran, Ponniah; Fjellvåg, Helmer & Hauback, Bjørn (2011). Crystal Structure and Thermal Properties of Novel Mixed-Metal and Anion-Substituted Borohydrides.

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