Background and activities
Magnus Rønning is Vice Dean for Research at the Faculty of Natural Sciences since 2021. He is a professor in Catalysis at the Department of Chemical Engineering, NTNU since 2007. He was associate professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering in 2002-2006. He was postdoc at Penn State University USA in 2000-2001 and Vista Research fellow in 2000 at Statoil Research Centre. He was visiting professor at the SUNCAT Center at Stanford University in 2016-2017.
Magnus Rønning has a M.Sc. in Chemistry from NTNU (1994) and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from NTNU (2000). He has published 5 book chapters and about 130 peer-reviewed articles in major international journals. He has been a principal investigator in 2 national centres on research-based innovation (SFI). He has been coordinator of 2 European projects, and partner in several other European funded projects. He has been supervisor of more than 50 master students, supervisor/co-supervisor of about 30 PhD candidates and 11 postdocs.
- Fuels from natural gas, CO2 and biomass
- Fischer-Tropsch synthesis
- H2 production
- Catalytic NO oxidation for nitric acid production
- Dvelopment of new catalytic materials to substitute critical raw materials
- Environmental catalysis
- Selective catalytic reduction of NOx
- Photocatalytic H2 production
- Catalyst characterisation
- Operando characterisation of catalysts using synchrotron x-ray techniques
- KP8903 - Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis
- TKP4905 - Nanotechnology, Master's Thesis
- TKP4581 - Chemical Engineering, Specialization Project
- TKP4580 - Chemical Engineering, Specialization Project
- TKP4155 - Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis
- TKP4515 - Catalysis, Specialization Course
- TKP4570 - Nanotechnology, Specialization Project
- KP8133 - Characterization of Heterogeneous Catalysts
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2022) Boosting CO2 reforming of methane via the metal-support interaction in mesostructured SBA-16-derived Ni nanoparticles. Applied Materials Today. vol. 26.
- (2022) In Situ Studies of the Formation of MoP Catalysts and Their Structure under Reaction Conditions for Higher Alcohol Synthesis: The Role of Promoters and Mesoporous Supports. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. vol. 126 (12).
- (2021) One-pot synthesis of highly dispersed mesoporous Cu/ZrO2 catalysts for NH3-SCR. Catalysis Today. vol. 384-386.
- (2021) Understanding Selectivity in CO2 Hydrogenation to Methanol for MoP Nanoparticle Catalysts Using In Situ Techniques. Catalysts. vol. 11(1) (143).
- (2021) Insights of the Dynamic Copper Active Sites in Ethylene Oxychlorination Studied by the Multivariate UV–vis–NIR Resolution Kinetic Approach. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. vol. 60 (26).
- (2021) Unraveling Enhanced Activity, Selectivity, and Coke Resistance of Pt–Ni Bimetallic Clusters in Dry Reforming. ACS Catalysis. vol. 11 (4).
- (2021) Effect of cobalt promotion on hydrotalcite-derived nickel catalyst for CO2 methanation. Applied Materials Today. vol. 25.
- (2021) Co-precipitated Ni-Mg-Al hydrotalcite-derived catalyst promoted with vanadium for CO2 methanation. Molecules. vol. 26 (21).
- (2021) Unraveling catalytic properties by yttrium promotion on mesoporous SBA-16 supported nickel catalysts towards CO2 methanation. Fuel.
- (2021) Tailoring the yttrium content in Ni-Ce-Y/SBA-15 mesoporous silicas for CO<inf>2</inf> methanation. Catalysis Today. vol. 382.
- (2021) Improved lifetime and stability of copper species in hierarchical, copper-incorporated CuSAPO-34 verified by catalytic model reactions. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP. vol. 23.
- (2020) Water–Gas Shift Activity of Pt Catalysts Prepared by Different Methods. Catalysts. vol. 10 (10).
- (2020) Electrochemical syngas production from CO2 and water with CNT supported ZnO catalysts. Catalysis Today. vol. 357.
- (2020) Carbon-resistant NiO-Y2O3-nanostructured catalysts derived from double-layered hydroxides for dry reforming of methane. Catalysis Today. vol. 366.
- (2020) Core-Shell Nanostructures of Graphene-Wrapped CdS Nanoparticles and TiO2 (CdS@G@TiO2): The Role of Graphene in Enhanced Photocatalytic H2 Generation. Catalysts. vol. 10 (4).
- (2020) Core-shell particles of C-doped CdS and graphene: A noble metal-free approach for efficient photocatalytic H2 generation. Green Energy & Environment. vol. 5 (4).
- (2020) Synthesis strategies of Zr- and Y-promoted mixed oxides derived from double-layered hydroxides for syngas production via dry reforming of methane. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
- (2019) Active sites for the oxygen reduction reaction in nitrogen-doped carbon nanofibers. Catalysis Today.
- (2019) Electrochemical reduction of CO2 to synthesis gas on CNT supported CuxZn1-x O catalysts. Catalysis Today.
- (2019) Atomically dispersed Fe-N-P-C complex electrocatalysts for superior oxygen reduction. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. vol. 249.