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Karla Herrera Delgado

Ph. D. student (2010-2014)
KIT / IKFT

 

 

 



Education/ Degrees:

2010 - 2014

Ph.D. Student
Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT),Germany.
Thesis: Surface Reaction Kinetics for Oxidation and Reforming of H2, CO, and CH4 over Nickel-based Catalysts

2008 Lic.-Chemistry
Industrial Chemistry Department, University of Costa Rica.
Thesis: Feasibility study for the industrial production of zeolite A in Costa Rica.
2006 BS in Chemistry
University of Costa Rica (UCR)

Professional Experience/ Work History

Since 03 / 2010 Research Assistant
Institute of Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
03 / 2009 – 07 / 2009 Research assistant in General and Organic Chemistry Laboratories at the Medical Sciences University, Costa Rica.
01 / 2008 – 12 / 2008 Analyst at the Research Center for Environmental Contamination.
University of Costa Rica

Research

Development of microkinetic models and surface reaction mechanisms

Synthesis gas production by catalytic partial oxidation and reforming of methane

List of Publications

Publications

[1] L. Maier,B. Schädel, K. Herrera Delgado, S.Tischer, O. Deutschmann. Steam Reforming of Methane Over Nickel: Development of a Multi-Step Surface Reaction Mechanism, Topics in Catalysis. 2011, 54, pp 845-858.

[2] L.C.S. Kahle, T. Roussière, L. Maier, K. Herrera Delgado, G. Wasserschaff, S.A. Schunk, O. Deutschmann. Methane Dry Reforming at High Temperature and Elevated Pressure: Impact of Gas-Phase Reactions, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2013, 52 (34), pp 11920 11930.

[3] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, A. Zellner, O. Deutschmann. Development of a unified surface reaction mechanism for oxidation and reforming of CH4 over nickel-based catalyst, in preparation.

 
Oral presentations

[1] E. Schwab, A. Milanov, T. Roussière, S. Schunk, G. Wasserschaff, A. Behrens, N. Schödel, L.Burger, O. Deutschmann, K. Herrera Delgado, R. Gläser, J. Titus, B. Stolze, A. Jentys, J. Lercher, L. Schulz. Dry Reforming of CH4 with CO2 at Elevated Pressures.15th International Congress on Catalysis 2012. München, Germany.

[2] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Kahle, L. Maier, S. Tischer, O. Deutschmann, G. Wasserschaff, T. Roussière, S. Schunk. Surface Reaction Kinetics of Steam- and CO2-reforming as well as Oxidation of Methane over Ni. 46. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker, 13. - 15. März 2013, Weimar, Deutschland.

[3] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann. Surface Reaction Kinetics of Steam- and CO2-reforming as well as Oxidation of Methane over Ni. 23rd North American Catalysis Society Meeting- NAM, 2. - 7. Juni 2013, Louisville, Kentucky, USA.


Poster Presentations

[1] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann. Development of a Combined Surface Reaction Mechanism for Steam- and Dry Reforming of Methane over Nickel. 44. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker, 2011, Weimar, Germany.

[2] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann. Modeling the Steam and Dry Reforming of Methane over Nickel. European Congress on Catalysis – EuropaCat X, 2011, Glasgow, Schottland.

[3] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann Modeling Oxidation and Reforming of Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, and Methane over Nickel Catalysts. 45. Jahrestreffen Deutscher Katalytiker, 2012, Weimar, Germany.

[4] T. Roussiére, S. Schunk, G. Wasserschaff, A. Milanov, E. Schwab, A. Behrens, N. Schödel, L. Burger, O. Deutschmann, K. Herrera ,R. Gläser, J. Peters, B. Stolze, A. Jentys, J. Lercher, L. Schulz DRYREF: Dry Reforming of CO2 at Elevated Pressures. 45. Jahrestre_en Deutscher Katalytiker 2012, Weimar, Germany.

[5] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann. Modeling Oxidation and Reforming of Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, and Methane over Nickel Catalysts. 15th International Congress on Catalysis 2012. München, Germany.

[6] K. Herrera Delgado, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann. Surface Reaction Kinetics for Oxidation and Reforming of Methane over Ni/Al2O3. European Congress on Catalysis – EuropaCat Xl, 2013, Lyon, France.