Laboratory of Chemical & Electrochemical Processes

Department of Chemical Engineering – University of Patras

Constantinos G. Vayenas

  • B.S. (Diploma), Chemical Engineering N.T.U. Athens, 1973.
  • Ph.D. University of Rochester, 1977.

  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Promotion
  • Electrochemistry
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Electrochemical Activation of Catalysis (NEMCA effect)
  • Fuel Cells
  • Mathematical modeling of Chemical and Physical Phenomena

  • Experimental investigation and mathematical modeling of triode PEM fuel cells

    Electrochimica Acta, Vol , 2017

  • Erratum to “Catalysis and autocatalysis of chemical synthesis and of hadronization” [Appl. Catal. B: Environ. 203 (2017) 582-590]

    Appl. Catal. B, Vol , 2017

  • Catalysis and autocatalysis of chemical synthesis and of hadronization

    Appl. Catal. B, Vol 203, 582-590, 2017

  • Relations between the baryon quantum numbers of the Standard Model and of the rotating neutrino model

    arXiv:1606.09570, Vol , 2016

  • Computation of masses and binding energies of some hadrons and bosons according to the rotating lepton model and the relativistic Newton equation

    J. Physics: Conf. Ser. (JPCS), Vol 738 (1), 012080, 2016

  • Gravitationally confined relativistic neutrinos

    J.Physics: Conf. Ser. (JPCS), Vol submitted, 2016

  • Gravitational mass and Newton's universal gravitational law under relativistic conditions

    J. Physics: Conf. Ser. (JPCS), Vol 633, 012033 (1-5), 2015

  • Microscopic black-hole stabilization via the uncertainty principle

    J. Physics: Conf. Ser. (JPCS), Vol 574, 012059 (1-8), 2015

  • A Bohr-type model of a composite particle using gravity as the attractive force

    Physica A, Vol 405, 2014

  • A Bohr-type model of a composite particle using gravity as the attractive force

    arXiv:1306.5979v4, Vol , 2014

  • Mathematical modeling of mass generation via confinement of relativistic particles

    Journal of Physics, Vol 490, 012084, 2014

  • Ionically Conducting Ceramics as Active Catalyst Supports

    Chemical Reviews, Vol 113(10), 2013

  • Gravity, special relativity and the strong force: A Bohr-Einstein-de Broglie model for the formation of hadrons

    Springer, NY, ISBN 978-1-4614-3935-6, Vol , 2012

  • A model of possible gravitational confinement of fast light particles

    arXiv:1003.4686v2, Vol , 2011

  • Bridging Electrochemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis

    Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, Vol 15, 2011

  • Non-Faradaic electrochemical activation of catalysis

    J. Chem. Phys., Vol 128, 2008

  • The double-layer approach to promotion, electrocatalysis, electrochemical promotion, and metal–support interactions

    Journal of Catalysis, Vol 216, 2003

  • Rules and Mathematical Modeling of Electrochemical and Chemical Promotion 1. Reaction Classification and Promotional Rules

    Journal of Catalysis, Vol 203, 2001

  • Electrochemical enhancement of a catalytic reaction in aqueous solution

    Nature, Vol 370, 1994

  • Methane to Ethylene with 85% Yield in a Gas-Recycle Electrocatalytic Reactor-separator

    Science, Vol 264, 1994

  • Dependence of catalytic rates on catalyst work function

    Nature, Vol 343, 1990

  • Cogeneration of Electric Energy and Nitric Oxide

    Science, Vol 208, 1980

Foreign Member of the National Academy of Engineering, 2017
Member of the Academy of Athens, 2010
Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) 2005
Outstanding achievement Award of the High Temperature Division of the Electrochemical Society, 1996
Empirikion Foundation Award in Chemistry, 1994
Academy of Athens Award in Chemistry, 1992
Wason Medal for Materials Research, American Concrete Institute, 1992
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, 1990
B.F. Dodge Lecture, Yale University, 1989, 2005
H. and C. Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1981
Outstanding Faculty Award, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, M.I.T. 1979 & 1981
E.H. Hooker Fellowship, University of Rochester, 1975
Greek State Prize for highest average in the National Technical University, 1972
Greek State Fellowship, (IKY) 1969-73
Greek State Fellowship (IKY) for 2nd highest average in the entrance examination of the National Technical University, 1st in Chemical Engineering, 1968
Praise of the Hellenic Mathematics Association, 1968

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