Pieter Cnudde

PhD Fellow (EA17)
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​​​​​Tech Lane Ghent Science Park, Campus A
Technologiepark 903 (from January 1, 2019: Technologiepark 46)​, 9052 Zwijnaarde
Office n°027

* Ab initio modeling of heterogeneous catalysis
* Zeolites and nanoporous materials
* Olefin cracking and methanol-to-olefins process
* Molecular dynamics simulations and free energy methods

A1 publications

2018

How chain length and branching influence the alkene cracking reactivity on H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, L. Vanduyfhuys, R. Demuynck, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, ACS Catalysis, 8, 9579 − 9595, 2018, IF: 11.384, 11/145 [Q1]

2017

Effect of temperature and branching on the nature and stability of alkene cracking intermediates in H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, Journal of Catalysis, 345, 53-69, 2017, IF: 6.844, 5/135 [Q1]

2016

On the stability and nature of adsorbed pentene in Brønsted acid zeolite H-ZSM-5 at 323 K, J. Hajek, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, P. Cnudde, L. Vanduyfhuys, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, Journal of Catalysis, 340, 227 - 235, 2016, IF: 7.354, 4/135 [Q1]

A2 publications

B publications

P1 publications

Keynote / Plenary / Invited talks

Talks

2017

Analyzing the stability and reactivity of carbenium ion intermediates in H-ZSM-5 catalyzed octene cracking, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, M. Waroquier, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, V. Van Speybroeck, Europacat 2017, Florence, Italy, Sun, 27/08/2017 to Thu, 31/08/2017
Exploring the nature and reactivity of alkene cracking intermediates in H-ZSM-5 with molecular simulations, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, XVIIIth Netherlands' Catalysis and Chemistry Conference (NCCC XVIII), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, Mon, 06/03/2017 to Wed, 08/03/2017

2016

A theoretical study of reactive intermediates in H-ZSM-5 catalyzed alkene cracking, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, J. Hajek, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, Chemical Research in Flanders (CRF-1), Blankenberge, Belgium, Mon, 24/10/2016 to Wed, 26/10/2016
On the stability and nature of adsorbed pentene in Brønsted acid zeolite H-ZSM-5, J. Hajek, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, P. Cnudde, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, 252nd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Sun, 21/08/2016 to Thu, 25/08/2016
Unraveling the nature of reactive intermediates in H-MFI catalyzed pentene cracking using molecular dynamics simulations, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, J. Hajek, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, 18th International Zeolite Conference (IZC18), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sun, 19/06/2016 to Fri, 24/06/2016

2015

Toward a more accurate description of adsorption in Brønsted acid zeolites by combining static and dynamic molecular simulations, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, P. Cnudde, V. Van Speybroeck, 250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition - Division of Catalysis Science and Technology (CATL), Boston, MA, USA, CATL 322, Sun, 16/08/2015 to Thu, 20/08/2015
Molecular Dynamics Study of Butene Cracking Intermediates in H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, K. Hemelsoet, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, XVIth Netherlands' Catalysis and Chemistry Conference (NCCC XVI) , Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, Mon, 02/03/2015 to Wed, 04/03/2015

Posters

2018

Unraveling the preferred reaction pathways in H-ZSM-5 catalyzed alkene cracking, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, XIXth Netherlands' Catalysis and Chemistry Conference (NCCC XIX), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, Mon, 05/03/2018 to Wed, 07/03/2018

2017

On the nature and stability of butene cracking intermediates in H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, M. Waroquier, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, V. Van Speybroeck, FEARS2017, Ghent, Belgium, Wed, 15/02/2017

2016

Molecular simulations elucidate the nature and stability of alkene cracking intermediates on H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, IAP Annual Meeting, Luik, Belgium, Mon, 12/09/2016

2015

Ab initio study on the nature of intermediates in zeolite catalyzed butene cracking, P. Cnudde, K. De Wispelaere, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, V. Van Speybroeck, IAP Annual Meeting, Hasselt, Belgium, Fri, 11/09/2015
Toward a more accurate computational description of adsorption in Brønsted acid zeolites, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, P. Cnudde, V. Van Speybroeck, Gordon Research Conference Nanoporous Materials & Their Applications, Holderness, NH, USA, Sun, 09/08/2015 to Fri, 14/08/2015
Static and dynamic study of alkene cracking intermediates in H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, K. Hemelsoet, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, 9th International Conference on Chemical Kinetics (ICCK 2015), Ghent, Belgium, Sun, 28/06/2015 to Thu, 02/07/2015

2014

First-principle kinetic study of butene cracking on H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, K. Hemelsoet, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, DZA14 meeting (Dutch Zeolite Association), Ghent, Belgium, Tue, 07/10/2014
First-principle kinetic study of butene cracking on H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, K. Hemelsoet, M. Waroquier, V. Van Speybroeck, 6th FEZA Conference 2014, Leipzig, Germany, Mon, 08/09/2014 to Thu, 11/09/2014
First-principle kinetic study of butene cracking on H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, J. Van der Mynsbrugge, K. De Wispelaere, K. Hemelsoet, V. Van Speybroeck, XVth Netherlands' Catalysis and Chemistry Conference (NCCC XV), Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, Mon, 10/03/2014 to Wed, 12/03/2014

Dissertations

(D2), First principle kinetic study of butene cracking on H-ZSM-5, P. Cnudde, Supervisor(s): Prof. Dr. ir. Veronique Van Speybroeck, 2014