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Wiyanti Fransisca Simanullang, S.Si., M.Eng., Ph.D.

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S.Si., Sumatera Utara University, Indonesia (2014)

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M.Eng., Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan (2018)

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Ph.D., Hokkaido University, Japan (2021)







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Research Fields

Catalysis and Catalyst Materials

Selected Publications

Na-melt synthesis of fine Ni3Si powders as a hydrogenation catalyst, Inorganic Chemistry, 2019, 58, 5406-5409.

Highly active and noble-metal-alternative hydrogenation catalysts prepared by dealloying Ni-Si intermetallic compounds, Chemical Communications, 2019, 55, 13999-14002. DOI: 10.1039/C9CC07862B

Silica-decoration boosts Ni catalysis for (de)hydrogenation: step-abundant nanostructures stabilized by silica, ChemCatChem, 2021, 13, 1306-1310.

Silica-decorated Ni-Zn alloy as a highly active and selective catalyst for acetylene semihydrogenation, Catalysis Science and Technology, 2021, 11, 4016-4020.

Performance of Tetraphenylsulfonato Disilane in Catalytic Transesterification of Crude Palm Oil and Esterification of Fatty Acids with Secondary Alcohols, Procedia Chemistry, 2015, 14, 295-300.

Track Records

Advanced Graduate School Fellow Hokkaido University 2018-2021
Hokusei Gakuen University Part Time Teacher 2018-2021
Muroran Institute of Technology Fellow 2016-2018


Hokkaido University Special Grant Program For Self-Supported International Students 2018-2021

Muroran Institute of Technology and Hokkaido International Exchange and Cooperation Scholarship 2016-2018

Best Poster Presentation of the 7th Forum on Studies of Environmental and Public Health Issues in Asia Mega-Cities, EPAM 2016, Japan

Winner of Tanoto Student Research Award 2014

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