• What areas are ''mature'' or "dead"?

  • Has too much emphasis been placed on one area in the past?

  • What would be the ideal mix of industrial and academic research in catalysis?

  • What are the major unsolved problems in catalysis, and what would the solution to these problems provide in economic and technical terms?

  • Are there new areas where catalysis could be used?

A total of 30 responses to these questions was received. Those providing input are acknowledged below as corresponding contributers.

CORRESPONDING CONTRIBUTORS

Charles R. Adams

Shell Development Company

David Allen

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles

Paul A. Bartlett

Department of Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley

Jay B. Benziger

Department of Chemical Engineering

Princeton University

Robert G. Bergman

Department of Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley

Cynthia J. Burrows

Department of Chemistry

State University of New York, Stony Brook

James P. Collman

Department of Chemistry

Stanford University

Mark E. Davis

Department of Chemical Engineering

California Institute of Technology

W. Nicholas Delgass

Department of Chemical Engineering

Purdue University

Francois N. Diederich

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of California, Los Angeles

Robert P. Eischens

Zettlemoyer Center for Surface Science

Lehigh University

John G. Ekerdt

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of Texas, Austin

David A. Evans

Department of Chemistry

Harvard University



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