2023 NECZA – Poster Session


Call for Posters

This is a call for posters for the 27th North East Corridor Zeolite Association (NECZA) Annual Meeting, which will be held on December 8th, 2023 at Villanova University. If you would like to present a poster, please submit an abstract using the details provided below:


Abstract requirements

-       E-mail to vivek.vattipalli@basf-catalystsmetals.com

-       Subject line: NECZA 2023 – [1st author’s name]

-       Open to undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers

-       Subject matter can be any aspect of zeolite or porous material science

-       Use abstract template and instructions provided

-       Deadline: November 30th, 2023


Poster requirements

-       Portrait format

-       Maximum size 36” x 48”


Poster competition and invited talk

During the poster session, posters will be evaluated by a panel of judges using predetermined rubric and two winners will be selected.  Each winner will receive $100 prize money and a presentation slot during the afternoon session. Details below:


-       Indicate in the abstract whether you would like to be considered for prize/talk

-       Open to all students. Post-docs not eligible for prize/talk.

-       15-minute time slot (11 min for presentation + 4 min for questions)

-       Bring a USB drive with slides (e.g., 5-8) in case you are selected


NECZA is very proud of this event and views it as one of the region’s premier opportunities for students and post-docs to showcase their work with local chemical industry professionals and academic colleagues.  All students and post-docs whose work is either directly or indirectly related to synthesis and characterization of zeolites and other porous materials and/or their application (e.g. catalysis, adsorption) are encouraged to submit entries. 


NECZA program and additional details can be viewed at www.necza.org.




Kaveri R. Sawant                                Vivek Vattipalli

Program Chair, NECZA 2023                        Poster Session Chair, NECZA 2023

Kaveri.sawant@jmusa.com                vivek.vattipalli@basf-catalystsmetals.com