Patents by Inventor Lisa M. Knight

Lisa M. Knight has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10807083
    Abstract: A new family of a microporous crystalline metallophosphate-based materials designated AlPO-75 has been synthesized. These metallophosphate-based materials are represented by the empirical formula Rp+rMw2+ExPSiyOz where R is a quaternary ammonium cation such as N,N,N?,N?-tetramethyl-N,N?-p-xyleno-1,6-hexanediammonium, M is a divalent framework metal such as magnesium or zinc, E is a framework element such as aluminum or gallium and the framework may optionally contain silicon. The microporous AlPO-75 compositions are characterized by having the SAO topology and have catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separating properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2020
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Lisa M. Knight
  • Patent number: 10737253
    Abstract: A new family of a microporous crystalline metallophosphate-based materials designated SAPO-80 has been synthesized. These metallophosphate-based materials are represented by the empirical formula Rp+rMw2+ExPSiyOz where R is a quaternary ammonium cation such as ?,??-bis(dimethylethylammonium)-p-xylene, E is a framework element such as aluminum or gallium and the framework may optionally contain a divalent framework metal M such as magnesium or zinc. The microporous SAPO-80 compositions are characterized by having the AFX topology and have catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separating properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 11, 2020
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Lisa M. Knight, Stephen T. Wilson
  • Patent number: 10570021
    Abstract: A new family of crystalline microporous metallophosphates designated AlPO-77 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula HxMm2+EPxSiyOz where M is a framework metal alkaline earth or transition metal of valence +2, and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The AlPO-77 compositions are characterized by a new unique ABC-6 net structure, and have catalytic properties suitable for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes, as well as characteristics suitable for adsorption applications.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventors: Benjamin D. Yuhas, Melissa M. Galey, Mark A. Miller, John P. S. Mowat, Wharton Sinkler, Gregory J. Lewis, Lisa M. Knight
  • Patent number: 10562016
    Abstract: A family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves designated PST-17 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rAm+MxEyPOz where A is an alkali metal such as potassium, R is a quaternary ammonium cation such as ethyltrimethylammonium, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves are stabilized by combinations of alkali and organoammonium cations, enabling unique metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate compositions and exhibit the BPH topology. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 18, 2020
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Christopher P. Nicholas, Lisa M. Knight, Jaime G. Moscoso, Seungwan Seo, Suk Bong Hong, Junghwan Lee
  • Publication number: 20200030782
    Abstract: A new family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rA+mM2+xEyPOz where A is an alkali metal cation, R is at least one quaternary organoammonium cation, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. This family of high charge density metallophosphate materials are among the first metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate-type molecular sieves to be stabilized by combinations of alkali and quaternary organoammonium cations, enabling unique compositions. This family of high charge density metallophosphate molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Jaime G. Moscoso, Lisa M. Knight, Seungwan Seo, Christopher P. Nicholas, Junghwan Lee, Suk Bong Hong
  • Patent number: 10471415
    Abstract: A family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves designated PST-16 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rAm+MxEyPOz where A is an alkali metal such as potassium, R is an organoammonium cation such as ethyltrimethylammonium, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The PST-16 family of molecular sieves are stabilized by combinations of alkali and organoammonium cations, enabling unique metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate compositions and exhibit the CGS topology. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Christopher P. Nicholas, Lisa M. Knight, Seungwan Seo, Suk Bong Hong, Junghwan Lee
  • Patent number: 10472577
    Abstract: A catalyst composition comprising a support comprising a mixture of amorphous silica-alumina and non-zeolitic alumina comprising no more than 75 wt % amorphous silica-alumina and having a ratio of moles of silicon to moles of aluminum in the range of about 0.05 to about 0.50. A first hydrogenation metal comprising platinum, a second hydrogenation metal from Group VIIB or Group VIII of the Periodic Table other than platinum and an optional third metal from Group IA of the Periodic Table may be deposited on the support. The ratio of moles of silicon to the moles of the first hydrogenation metal, the second hydrogenation metal and the optional third metal on the support may be between about 15 and about 75.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Antoine Negiz, Shurong Yang, Richard R. Willis, Gregory J. Gajda, Suheil F. Abdo, Lisa M. Knight, Hayim Abrevaya, John A. Petri
  • Patent number: 10449526
    Abstract: A new family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rA+mM2+xEyPOz where A is an alkali metal cation, R is at least one quaternary organoammonium cation, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. This family of high charge density metallophosphate materials are among the first metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate-type molecular sieves to be stabilized by combinations of alkali and quaternary organoammonium cations, enabling unique compositions. This family of high charge density metallophosphate molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Jaime G. Moscoso, Lisa M. Knight, Christopher P. Nicholas, Seungwan Seo, Junghwan Lee, Suk Bong Hong
  • Patent number: 10259717
    Abstract: A new crystalline aluminosilicate zeolite comprising a MTT framework has been synthesized that has been designated UZM-53. This zeolite is represented by the empirical formula: M+mRrAl1?xExSiyOz where M represents sodium, potassium or a combination of sodium and potassium cations, R is the organic structure directing agent or agents derived from reactants R1 and R2 where R1 is diisopropanolamine and R2 is a chelating diamine, and E is an element selected from the group consisting of gallium, iron, boron and mixtures thereof. Catalysts made from UZM-53 have utility in various hydrocarbon conversion reactions such as oligomerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 16, 2019
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Christopher P. Nicholas, Mark A. Miller, Lisa M. Knight, Susan M. Wojnicki
  • Publication number: 20190105641
    Abstract: A family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves designated PST-16 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rAm+MxEyPOz where A is an alkali metal such as potassium, R is an organoammonium cation such as ethyltrimethylammonium, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The PST-16 family of molecular sieves are stabilized by combinations of alkali and organoammonium cations, enabling unique metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate compositions and exhibit the CGS topology. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 10, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Christopher P. Nicholas, Lisa M. Knight, Seungwan Seo, Suk Bong Hong, Junghwan Lee
  • Publication number: 20190031520
    Abstract: A new family of crystalline microporous metallophosphates designated AlPO-77 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula HxMm2+EPxSiyOz where M is a framework metal alkaline earth or transition metal of valence +2, and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The AlPO-77 compositions are characterized by a new unique ABC-6 net structure, and have catalytic properties suitable for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes, as well as characteristics suitable for adsorption applications.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 16, 2018
    Publication date: January 31, 2019
    Inventors: Benjamin D. Yuhas, Melissa M. Galey, Mark A. Miller, John P. S. Mowat, Wharton Sinkler, Gregory J. Lewis, Lisa M. Knight
  • Publication number: 20180371335
    Abstract: A catalyst composition comprising a support comprising a mixture of amorphous silica-alumina and non-zeolitic alumina comprising no more than 75 wt % amorphous silica-alumina and having a ratio of moles of silicon to moles of aluminum in the range of about 0.05 to about 0.50. A first hydrogenation metal comprising platinum, a second hydrogenation metal from Group VIIB or Group VIII of the Periodic Table other than platinum and an optional third metal from Group IA of the Periodic Table may be deposited on the support. The ratio of moles of silicon to the moles of the first hydrogenation metal, the second hydrogenation metal and the optional third metal on the support may be between about 15 and about 75.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 22, 2017
    Publication date: December 27, 2018
    Inventors: Antoine Negiz, Shurong Yang, Richard R. Willis, Gregory J. Gajda, Suheil F. Abdo, Lisa M. Knight, Hayim Abrevaya
  • Patent number: 10159965
    Abstract: A family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves designated PST-16 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rAm+MxEyPOz where A is an alkali metal such as potassium, R is an organoammonium cation such as ethyltrimethylammonium, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The PST-16 family of molecular sieves are stabilized by combinations of alkali and organoammonium cations, enabling unique metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate compositions and exhibit the CGS topology. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Christopher P. Nicholas, Lisa M. Knight, Seungwan Seo, Suk Bong Hong, Junghwan Lee
  • Publication number: 20180361368
    Abstract: A family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves designated PST-17 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rAm+MxEyPOz where A is an alkali metal such as potassium, R is a quaternary ammonium cation such as ethyltrimethylammonium, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves are stabilized by combinations of alkali and organoammonium cations, enabling unique metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate compositions and exhibit the BPH topology. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2018
    Publication date: December 20, 2018
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Christopher P. Nicholas, Lisa M. Knight, Jaime G. Moscoso, Seungwan Seo, Suk Bong Hong, Junghwan Lee
  • Publication number: 20180114263
    Abstract: The system instantly provisions high demand items to a consumer. The system may be capable of identifying an item for a consumer based on information about the consumer and a demand associated with the item. The system may also be capable of reserving a reservation for the item. The system may further be capable of provisioning the item to the consumer based on a demand associated with the item. In this regard, the item may be instantly available to the consumer. The system may also be capable of adjusting an item inventory in the item inventory database. The system may further provide available appointments to consumers for selection in real-time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Lisa M. Knight, Scott Seese
  • Publication number: 20180114195
    Abstract: The system instantly provisions high demand items to a consumer. The system may be capable of identifying an item for a consumer based on information about the consumer and a demand associated with the item. The system may also be capable of reserving a reservation for the item. The system may further be capable of provisioning the item to the consumer based on a demand associated with the item. In this regard, the item may be instantly available to the consumer. The system may also be capable of adjusting an item inventory in the item inventory database. The system may further provide available appointments to consumers for selection in real-time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2016
    Publication date: April 26, 2018
    Applicant: AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC.
    Inventors: Lisa M. Knight, Scott Seese
  • Publication number: 20180065860
    Abstract: A new crystalline aluminosilicate zeolite comprising a MTT framework has been synthesized that has been designated UZM-53. This zeolite is represented by the empirical formula: M+mRrAl1?xExSiyOz where M represents sodium, potassium or a combination of sodium and potassium cations, R is the organic structure directing agent or agents derived from reactants R1 and R2 where R1 is diisopropanolamine and R2 is a chelating diamine, and E is an element selected from the group consisting of gallium, iron, boron and mixtures thereof. Catalysts made from UZM-53 have utility in various hydrocarbon conversion reactions such as oligomerization.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 30, 2017
    Publication date: March 8, 2018
    Inventors: Christopher P. Nicholas, Mark A. Miller, Lisa M. Knight, Susan M. Wojnicki
  • Publication number: 20170341065
    Abstract: A new family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rA+mM2+xEyPOz where A is an alkali metal cation, R is at least one quaternary organoammonium cation, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. This family of high charge density metallophosphate materials are among the first metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate-type molecular sieves to be stabilized by combinations of alkali and quaternary organoammonium cations, enabling unique compositions. This family of high charge density metallophosphate molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 5, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Jaime G. Moscoso, Lisa M. Knight, Christopher P. Nicholas, Seungwan Seo, Junghwan Lee, Suk Bong Hong
  • Publication number: 20170341066
    Abstract: A family of highly charged crystalline microporous metallophosphate molecular sieves designated PST-16 has been synthesized. These metallophosphates are represented by the empirical formula of: Rp+rAm+MxEyPOz where A is an alkali metal such as potassium, R is an organoammonium cation such as ethyltrimethylammonium, M is a divalent metal such as zinc and E is a trivalent framework element such as aluminum or gallium. The PST-16 family of molecular sieves are stabilized by combinations of alkali and organoammonium cations, enabling unique metalloalumino(gallo)phosphate compositions and exhibit the CGS topology. The PST-17 family of molecular sieves has catalytic properties for carrying out various hydrocarbon conversion processes and separation properties for separating at least one component.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2017
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Christopher P. Nicholas, Lisa M. Knight, Seungwan Seo, Suk Bong Hong, Junghwan Lee
  • Patent number: 9233856
    Abstract: A process for removing Hg2+ ions from a liquid stream is disclosed. The process involves contacting the liquid stream with specified UOP Zeolitic Materials. These molecular sieves are particularly effective in removing Hg2+ ions from aqueous streams even in the presence of Mg2+ and Ca2+ ions. The effective molecular sieves have an intermediate range of Si/Al ratios between about 2 and 20 and preferably between 3 and 10.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 21, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: UOP LLC
    Inventors: Gregory J. Lewis, Paulina Jakubczak, Julio C. Marte, Susan C. Koster, Mark A. Miller, Lisa M. Knight, Jaime G. Moscoso