Dr. Frederik Ronsse


Dr. Frederik Ronsse Prof. dr. ir. F. Ronsse is the principal investigator in the “Thermochemical Conversion of Biomass” research unit and is responsible for managing a team with expertise in thermochemical conversion of biomass. In addition to research activities, he is also the lecturer of several undergraduate and graduate-level courses at the Bioscience [...]

Dr. Vanessa Fierro


Dr. Vanessa Fierro Dr. Vanessa FIERRO pursued doctoral researches at the Institute of Carbochemistry (ICB-CSIC) and obtained her PhD from Zaragoza University (Spain). After working several years as a researcher at French Institute of Petroleum, at the Institute of Research on Catalysis and the Environment of Lyon (France) then at the Chemical Engineering [...]

Dr. Magda Titirici


Dr. Magda Titirici Professor Magda Titirici received her PhD in Materials Chemistry from University of Dortmund in Germany. She then joined the Max-Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces as a Postdoctoral Fellow and later become a Group Leader, starting her independent research on sustainable carbon materials in 2016. Magda has received her Habilitation [...]

Dr. Ondřej Mašek


Dr. Ondřej Mašek Dr. Ondřej Mašek is a Lecturer in Engineering Assessment of Biochar at the University of Edinburgh. He established and has lead biomass pyrolysis and biochar production research at the UK Biochar Research Centre (UKBRC) at UEdin since its establishment in 2009. Over the past five years his team developed, built [...]

Dr. Niklas Hedin


Dr. Niklas Hedin Professor Niklas Hedin, PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Postdoctoral research with Bradley Chmelka in UC California at Santa Barbara, and with Sebastian Reyes at ExxonMobil Corporate Research Laboratory, Annandale, US. Now Professor of Materials Chemistry in the Department of Materials and Environmental Chemistry and Vice [...]

Dr. Gabriel Gascó


Dr. Gabriel Gascó Prof. G. Gascó works in the School of Agricultural, Food and Biosystems Engineering of Technical University of Madrid (Spain). He has a wide experience in the preparation of biochar/hydrochar and in its application in agricultural soils, soil degradation recovery and growing media preparation

Dr. Elsa Weiss-Hortala


Dr. Elsa Weiss-Hortala Dr. Elsa Weiss-Hortala obtained her PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering in 2006 at University of Toulouse in France. Since 2007, she worked as an Assistant Professor at Institute Mines Telecom – Mines Albi at the RAPSODEE Research Centre-CNRS. During this time, she has developed outstanding research in the field of [...]

Dr. Ana Jorge Sobrido


Dr. Ana Jorge Sobrido Dr. Ana Jorge Sobrido obtained her PhD in Materials Science from the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales and the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona in 2009. After some time in industry, she decided to come back to academia in 2011, as a postdoc at UCL, before moving onto her current [...]

Dr. Andrea Kruse


Dr. Andrea Kruse Professor Andrea Kruse studied chemistry at the University of Heidelberg and specialized in Chemical Engineering. After and during her PhD, she worked in the Research Centre Karlsruhe, now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in the field of hydrothermal biomass conversion, mainly. She did her Habilitation with her studies in Supercritical Water [...]

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