Research & Services | Process and Environmental Catalysis Laboratory

Sasson Yoel (Casali), HUJI, Faculty of Science, The Institute of Chemistry


Process and environmental catalysis, process development, multiphase catalysis, organic chemical intermediates, hydrogen storage, upgrading of fuels, purification of combustion gasses



  • The Process and Environmental Catalysis Laboratory focuses on the application of multiphase catalysis to the synthesis of organic chemical intermediates for the pharmaceutical, fragrance and agrochemical industries

Research provided

  • Process development using unit syntheses such as halogenation, hydrogenation, oxidation, alkylation and carbonylation in heterogeneous and homogeneous systems.
  • Phase transfer catalysis, where concurrent extraction and reaction were performed in the presence of amphiphilic multifunctional catalysts
  • Creation of novel synthetic routes
  • Research on fuel improvement
  • Purification of combustion gases
  • Refinement of hydrogen fuel carriers
  • Removal of toxicants (NOx and Hg) from flue gasses


  • The lab is staffed with highly knowledgeable, skilled researchers using state-of-the-art technologies and equipment

Client record

  • Will be supplied upon request

Available equipment

  • Variety of batch and continuous chemical reactors
  • Automatic batch reactor with on-line IR monitor
  • Several gas and liquid chromatographs. GCMS


  • Yoel Sasson, PhD
  • Betty Hazan MSc
  • Mandan Chidambaram PhD
  • Sachin Sovanave PhD
  • 20 MSc and PhD students


Contact for more information:

Itzik Goldwaser
VP, Head of Research Collaborations
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