Background and activities

Institutional responsibilities

  • Service management to ensure top quality service to all users of the Catalysis Groups Laboratories

  • Further development of administrative and infrastructure related routines at the Department of Chemical Engineering and specifically at Catalysis Group, to ensure an efficient and safe work environment.

  • Characterization of catalysts and other functional materials

    • X-ray spectroscopies and theoretical calculations

    • Infrared spectroscopies

    • Raman spectroscopy

    • UV-vis spectroscopy

  • Research data management policy and archiving

  • Contribute to implementation of the long-term investment plan

  • Coordination of user training and laboratory activities

  • Communication with NTNU campus service and external vendors for service and maintenance of the laboratory infrastructure

Scientific interest and research topics (PhD project)

  • understanding of the structure-activity relationship of heterogeneous catalysts for sustainable process industries
    • oxychlorination of ethylene
    • selective catalytic reduction of NO by ammonia
    • NO to NO2 equilibrium for nitric acid production
    • Fischer-Tropsch synthesis of renewable feedstock to olefins
  • synchrotron X-ray based techniques in order to reveal the structure of the materials during operation

Expertise

Structural characterization of materials by X-ray powder diffraction and X-ray absorption spectroscopy

  • In situ and operando experiments
  • Flame-made materials
  • Raman, UV-vis, infrared and fluorescence spectroscopy
  • characterization of heterogeneous catalysts
  • Multivariate data analysis
  • Python, MATLAB, LabVIEW

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

2021

2020

  • Bjørkedal, Ole Håvik; Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus. (2020) One-Pot Synthesis of Highly Dispersed Mesoporous Fe and Cu Catalysts for NH3-SCR. International Conference on Environmental Catalysis . University of Manchester; 2020-09-07 - 2020-09-09.
  • Regli, Samuel K.; Chen, De; Fenes, Endre; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Ma, Hongfei; Fuglerud, Terje; Rønning, Magnus. (2020) Elucidating the copper species in alumina supported CuCl2-catalysts during oxychlorination of ethylene to 1,2-dichloroethane by operando XAFS, PXRD and UV-Vis using MCR-AR analysis. ESRF User Meeting 2020 . European Synchrotron Radiation Facility; Grenoble. 2020-02-03 - 2020-02-05.
  • Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus. (2020) Multivariate statistical analysis of in situ and operando X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy data. ESRF User Meeting 2020 . European Synchrotron Radiation Facility; Grenoble. 2020-02-03 - 2020-02-05.

2019

  • Bjørkedal, Ole Håvik; Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus. (2019) Cu-containing mesoporous alumina as catalysts for SCR. Europacat 2019 ; 2019-08-18 - 2019-08-23.
  • Regli, Samuel K.; Fenes, Endre; Ma, Hongfei; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Fuglerud, Terje; Chen, De. (2019) Elucidating Cu Species By Operando XAS – UV-Vis of CuCl2 Oxychlorination Catalysts. NAM26, 2019 North American Catalysis Society Meeting ; Chicago, Illinois. 2019-06-23 - 2019-06-26.
  • Regli, Samuel K.; Fenes, Endre; Ma, Hongfei; Rout, Kumar Ranjan; Fuglerud, Terje; Chen, De. (2019) Elucidating Cu species by operando XAS – UV-Vis of CuCl₂ Oxychlorination Catalysts. 14th European Congress on Catalysis, EuropaCat 2019 ; Aachen. 2019-08-18 - 2019-08-23.
  • Salman, Ata ul Rauf; Hyrve, Signe Marit; Regli, Samuel K.; Zubair, Muhammad; Enger, Bjørn Christian; Lødeng, Rune; Waller, David; Rønning, Magnus. (2019) Catalytic Oxidation of NO over LaCo1−xBxO3 (B = Mn, Ni) Perovskites for Nitric Acid Production. Catalysts. vol. 9 (5).
  • Salman, Ata ul Rauf; Regli, Samuel K.; Enger, Bjørn Christian; Lødeng, Rune; Waller, David; Rønning, Magnus. (2019) Revealing the Structural and Chemical State of Platinum Nanoparticles during Oxidation of NO to NO2 at Nitric Acid Plant Conditions. 2019 North American Catalysis Society Meeting . North American Catalysis Society; Chicago. 2019-06-23 - 2019-06-28.

2018

  • Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus. (2018) In situ study of NO oxidation over Pt-based catalysts for nitric acid production. 6th International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy . Bañares, Guerrero-Pérez, Urakawa; Estepona, Málaga. 2018-04-15 - 2018-04-19.
  • Regli, Samuel K.; Rønning, Magnus. (2018) Operando XRD and XAS study of nitric acid oxidation over supported Pt catalysts. 17th International Conference on X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure . Prof. Wojciech M. Kwiatek; Kraków. 2018-07-22 - 2018-07-27.
  • Strømsheim, Marie Døvre; Farstad, Mari Helene; Svenum, Ingeborg-Helene; Gavrilovic, Ljubisa; Li, Zheshen; Guo, Xiaoyang; Lervold, Stine; Regli, Samuel K.; Borg, Anne; Venvik, Hilde Johnsen. (2018) Co(11-20) single crystal as Fischer-Tropsch catalyst model system. NorScatt Meeting . NorScatt; Oslo. 2018-05-22 - 2018-05-22.
  • Strømsheim, Marie Døvre; Farstad, Mari Helene; Svenum, Ingeborg-Helene; Weststrate, C. J.; Gavrilovic, Ljubisa; Regli, Samuel K.; Li, Zheshen; Borg, Anne; Venvik, Hilde Johnsen. (2018) The effect of K on the adsorption and decomposition of ethylene on Co(11-20). Tailor2018: Tailored surfaces in operando conditions ; Lund. 2018-06-11 - 2018-06-14.