Dmitry Yu. Murzin
Professor Dmitry Yu. Murzin studied chemical engineering at the Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology in Moscow, USSR (1980-1986) and graduated with honors. He obtained his PhD (advisor Prof. M.I. Temkin) and DrSc degrees at Karpov Physico-Chemical Institute, Moscow in 1989 and 1999, respectively. After postdoc stays in France and Finland (1992-1994), he was working at BASF from 1995 to 2000. Since 2000 Prof. Murzin holds the Borgström Chair of Chemical Technology at Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland. He is an elected member of Academia Europaea, the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters and holds honorary professorships from Tianjin University and St. Petersburg Technological Institute. In 2016 he became the Knight, First Class, Order of the White Rose of Finland.
Prof. Murzin is the co-author of a monograph (Catalytic Kinetics, Elsevier, 2005, second edition in 2016), and an author of textbooks Chemical Reaction Technology (de Gruyter, 2015, second edition in 2022), Engineering Catalysis (de Gruyter, 2013, second edition in 2020), Chemical Product Technology (de Gruyter, 2018). He holds several patents and is an author or co-author of > 900 journal articles and book chapters.
Plenary Speech Topic in ITICAT2023:
Role of catalysis in hydrogen production and PTX