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Operando Meeting, Zurich, Switzerland

Catchy members (ESRs and Supervisors)


May 15 @ 9:00 am 7:00 pm Europe/Brusse

Catchy Interim meeting will be held at the Hönggerberg campus of ETH in Zurich
CATCHY operando meeting

Lectures on In situ TEM and Cluster deposition for catalysis

Presentation of CATCHY’s progress and outlook by the ESRs

Please register below for the Interim Meeting event.


May 15th,
ETH Hönggerberg
09:00 – 09:30WelcomeOlga Safonova

Ewald Janssens
Catchy Coordinator
09:30 – 10:15Clusters for catalysisRichard Palmer
Swansea University,
Coffee / Tea Break
10:45 – 11:30in situ TEM for thermocatalysisThomas Altantzis,
University of Antwerp,
11:45 – 12:30in situ TEM for electrocatalysisVasiliki Tileli
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, EPFL, CH
14:00 – 15:30Dynamic Poster Sessions
5-minute laptop presentation for small group, followed by a 10 min discussion
Please provide an abstract
at registration
Coffee / Tea Break
16:00 – 17:30Discussions Sessions
First Paper Deliverable
Catchy members only
ESRs + PIs in small groups
17:30 -18:00Microdoc Training on Pitch talks for ESRsDeepak Pant,
19:00 – 21:30DinnerCatchy members and
guests only
May 16th,
ETH Hönggerberg
09:00 – 09:15WelcomeOlga Safonova
Joost Bakker
09:15 – 09:45Industrial Cluster Deposition Jinlong Yin
Teer Coatings Ltd,
09:45 – 10:15New technology for the production of nanoparticles to researchers and industryVSPARTICLE, Delft, NL
Coffee / Tea Break
10:45 – 11:15 Precious Metals catalystsChristian Gebauer
Heraeus GmbH & Co, Hanau, DE
11:15 – 11:45CO2 capture  Climeworks, CH
13:30 – 15:00Discussion sessions
Crosslinks in network
Catchy members only
ESRs + PIs in small groups
Coffee / Tea Break
15:30 – 18:00Microdocs PresentationCatchy members only
ESRs + PIs
15:30 – 15:40ESR1 – KULImran Abbas
15:40 – 15:50ESR2 – TCLJoao Coroa
15:50 – 16:00ESR8 – KULDimitra Papamichail
16:10 – 16:20ESR9 – PSISumant Phadke
16:20 – 16:30 ESR10 – UADeema Balalta
16:30 – 16:40 ESR11 – DTUFilippo Romeggio
16:50 – 17:00 ESR12 – DTUEsperanza Sedano Varo
17:00 – 17:10 ESR13-VITOWenjian Hu
17:10 – 17:20 ESR14-PSIMaximilian Winzely
17:20 – 17:30ESR3 – UU Pavol Mikolaj
17:30 – 17:40 ESR4 – RUDeepak Pradeep
17:40 – 17:50ESR6 – BMEBárbara Zamora Yusti
17:50 – 18:00 ESR7 – RUWaqas Pervez
Final discussions
End of Meeting

Practical Information


ETH – Hönggerberg, Switzerland

zurich, Switzerland + Google Map

A large number of hotels are within walking distance of Faculty Club. Economic hotels (€ 50 to 70) are generally located close to the train station (Ibis Budget, Hotel Industrie, Hotel Mille Colonnes, Park Inn, etc.), middle-range (€ 90 -100) (Ibis, Hotel De Pastorij, Hotel Ladeuze, etc.) and high-end (€ 120-200) hotels (Pentahotel, Martin’s Klooster, The Fourth, etc.) are located directly in the city center.

Travel Guide to Villigen and Zurich
By Plane
  • Via Brussels National Airport (BRU): The national airport receives flights from over 200 destinations in 66 countries every day. It’s easy to travel from Brussels national airport to Leuven by direct trains (15 min). There are two Intercity trains every hour with final stops in either Landen or Hasselt. You can find more information about schedules and fares at Belgian Railways (NMBS).
  • Via Brussels South Charleroi Airport (CRL): This airport receives only low-cost flights (Ryanair, Wizz, etc. ) from all over Europe. It is located 50 km south of Brussels but has good bus connections with Brussels and Bruges. You can use the shuttle service to Brussels-Midi station (50 min every 30 min) and take a train to Leuven (not Louvain-la-Neuve).
By Train

The Brussels Midi station is the Belgian hub for international train traffic, receiving multiple high-speed trains per day from Paris (Thalys and TGV), Lille (Eurostar and TGV), London (Eurostar), Amsterdam (Thalys) and Cologne (Thalys and ICE). Every hour, there are several intercity trains that leave Brussels Midi that stop in Leuven (25 min), with final stops in either Genk or Luik/Liege. For tickets and more info click here.

In Leuven

From the railway station of Leuven, best is to walk directly towards your accommodation. You can alternatively take a De Lijn bus or a taxi. A (one-way) bus ticket (€ 2-2.50) is valid for one hour. You can alternatively buy a De Lijn pass from € 7.50. This pass is valid on all buses and trams in Flanders.