NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering

Armando BORGNA

RI Supervisor
Research Areas
Brief Description of Research
1. Catalysis & Biocatalysis
2. Nanostructured Catalysts
3. Nanoparticle Synthesis
4. Surface and Interface Science
5. Synchrotron Radiation Science
6. Nanoparticles & Nanomaterials


Heterogeneous catalysis:

  • Gas-to-Liquids (GTL), Fischer-Tropsch, C1 chemistry, Biomas to chemicals & fuels.
  • Environmental Catalysis (Air pollution control by catalytic oxidation, Catalysts for Clean Fuels).
  • Nanostructured Materials: Advanced Mesoporous Materials, Nanoalloy Clusters, Carbon Nanotubes.
  • Catalyst characterization: Characterization under working conditions, Synchrotron-based techniques.
  • Kinetic Modeling, Catalyst Deactivation and Regeneration.