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Roald Brosius

Dr Roald Brosius
Centre for Catalysis Research
Department of Chemical Engineering
Building No 54, Cnr Ring Road and South Lane
Upper Campus, University of Cape Town
Private Bag X3
7701 Rondebosch
South Africa

Tel: +27 21 650
Fax: +27 21 650 5509
Email: roald.brosius@uct.ac.za

PhD in Applied Biosciences and Engineering (Catalytic Science and Technology)
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)

Master in Engineering in Chemistry and Biochemistry cum laude
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL)

Bachelor’s degree in Bio-engineering
Rijksuniversitair Centrum Antwerpen (RUCA)

Matriculation, focal points Classic Greek – Mathematics magna cum laude
Excellence in Sports Award
Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe van Lourdescollege te Edegem (OLVE)

Employment History
2005 – 2010
Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Catalysis Research

University of Cape Town
2002 – 2005
PhD student at Centre for Surface Chemistry and Catalysis

Brosius, Roald; Fletcher, Jack C. Q., Chemical Engineering Journal (2010),  161(1-2),  196-203. Direct measurement of recycle ratios in internal recycle laboratory reactors.        

Capek, Libor; Vradman, Leonid; Sazama, Petr; Herskowitz, Moti; Wichterlova, Blanka; Zukerman, Roie; Brosius, Roald; Martens, Johan A., Applied Catalysis, B: Environmental  (2007),  70(1-4),  53-57. Kinetic experiments and modeling of NO oxidation and SCR of NOx with decane over Cu- and Fe-MFI catalysts.      

Brosius, Roald; Gammon, David; Van Laar, Frederik; Van Steen, Eric; Sels, Bert; Jacobs, Pierre, Journal of Catalysis  (2006),  239(2),  362-368. Vapour-phase synthesis of 2-methyl- and 4-methylquinoline over BEA* zeolites.      

Villani, Kenneth; Brosius, Roald; Martens, Johan A., Journal of Catalysis  (2005),  236(1),  172-175.Catalytic carbon oxidation over Ag/Al2O3.      

Brosius, Roald; Bazin, Philippe; Thibault-Starzyk, Frederic; Martens, Johan A., Journal of Catalysis  (2005),  234(1),  191-198. Operando FTIR study of reaction pathways of selective catalytic reduction of NOx with decane in the presence of water on iron-exchanged MFI-type zeolite.      

Vradman, Leonid; Herskowitz, Moti; Capek, Libor; Wichterlova, Blanka; Brosius, Roald; Martens, Johan A., Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research  (2005),  44(13),  4523-4533. Kinetic Experiments and Modeling of a Complex DeNOx System: Decane Selective Catalytic Reduction of NOx in the Gas Phase and over an Fe-MFI Type Zeolite Catalyst.      

Brosius, Roald; Arve, Kalle; Groothaert, Marijke H.; Martens, Johan A., Journal of Catalysis  (2005),  231(2),  344-353. Adsorption chemistry of NOx on Ag/Al2O3 catalyst for selective catalytic reduction of NOx using hydrocarbons.

Capek, L.; Kreibich, V.; Dedecek, J.; Grygar, T.; Wichterlova, B.; Sobalik, Z.; Martens, J. A.; Brosius, R.; Tokarova, V., Microporous and Mesoporous Materials  (2005),  80(1-3),  279-289. Analysis of Fe species in zeolites by UV-VIS-NIR, IR spectra and voltammetry. Effect of preparation, Fe loading and zeolite type.      

Sels, B.; Levecque, P.; Brosius, R.; De Vos, D.; Jacobs, P.; Gammon, D. W.; Kinfe, H. H., Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis  (2005),  347(1),  93-104. A new catalytic route for the oxidative halogenation of cyclic enol ethers using tungstate exchanged on takovite.       

Brosius, R.; Habermacher, D.; Martens, J. A.; Vradman, L.; Herskowitz, M.; Capek, L.; Sobalik, Z.; Dedecek, J.; Wichterlova, B.; Tokarova, V.; Gonsiorova, O., Topics in Catalysis  (2004),  30/31(1-4),  333-339. NO oxidation kinetics on iron zeolites: Influence of framework type and iron speciation.      

Boulard, S.; Gilot, P.; Brosius, R.; Habermacher, D.; Martens, J. A., Topics in Catalysis  (2004),  30/31(1-4),  49-53. Perturbation and tracer chromatography study of hydrocarbon adsorption from simulated exhaust gas on Fe-MFI and MOR type zeolite catalysts.   

Brosius, Roald; Martens, Johan A., Topics in Catalysis  (2004),  28(1-4),  119-130. Reaction mechanisms of lean-burn hydrocarbon SCR over zeolite catalysts.