Session schedule

26th September - 15:00 CET 

Wolfram Buss - Australian National University, Canberra

' Biochar diversity and biochar-based fertilisers '

Christian Wurzer - University of Edinburgh, Scotland

' Synergies in sequential biochar systems '

3rd October - 15:00 CET

Pierre Oesterle - Umeå University, Sweden

' Hydrothermal recycling of activated biochar '

Sabina Nicolae - Queen Mary University London, UK

' Biomass inspired carbon adsorbents for CO2 and H2S adsorption '

10th October - 15:00 CET

Jorge López Ordovás - Aston University, UK

' Slow pyrolysis kinetic study for the production of char '

Josephine Getz - Technological University Dublin, Ireland

' Small scale biochar production and analysis of 5 materials '

24th October - 15:00 CET

Christian di Stasi - University of Zaragoza, Spain

' Biochar as a sustainable platform for pyrolysis vapours upgrading '

Gianluca Greco - University of Zaragoza, Spain

' Operating conditions affecting the behavior of wheat straw pellets during slow pyrolysis process '

31st October - 15:00 CET

Filipe Rego - Aston University, UK

' Production of char for the removal of contaminants from water '

Anjali Jayakumar - University of Edinburgh, Scotland

' Biochar for energy storage and energy conversion '

7th November - 15:00 CET

Anthony Szego - Stockholm University, Sweden

' Heterogeneous catalysis applied for environmental chemistry '

Stef Ghysels - Ghent University, Belgium

' Production and characterization of slow pyrolysis biochar from lignin-rich digested stillage from lignocellulosic ethanol production '

14th November - 15:00 CET

Pierpaolo Modugno - Queen Mary University London, UK

' Influence of reaction parameters on hydrothermal carbonization of saccharides '

Giulia Ravenni - Technical University of Denmark

' Application of residual char from wood gasification to producer gas upgrading '

21th November - 15:00 CET

Xia Wang - Stockholm University, Sweden

' Silicoaluminophosphate (SAPO)-templated activated carbons '

Pablo Arauzo - University of Hohenheim, Germany

' Hydrothermal carbonization coupled with ultrasound assisted extraction for recovery of phenolic compounds '

28th November - 15:00 CET

Qusay Ibrahim - Fraunhofer Institut, Germany

' Fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass by a two-stage process '

Dilani Rathnayake - Ghent University, Belgium

' Biochar as a growing medium constitute and peat substitute '

5th December - 15:00 CET

Maciej Olszewski - University of Hohenheim, Germany

' Wet feedstock conversion into biowaste carbon materials '

Yurong Liu - Curtin University, Australia

' Tar reforming using biochar as a catalyst '

12th December - 15:00 CET

Przemyslaw Maziarka - Ghent University, Belgium

' The practical basics of CFD modeling of the pyrolysis of the single particle of wood – introduction, and examples for non-computer science researchers '


19th December - 15:00 CET

Judith Gonzalez Arias - University of León, Spain

' Hydrothermal carbonisation: converting biomass into biocoal '

Elias Sebastian Azzi - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

' Overview of biochar deployment in Sweden & related life cycle assessments '



23rd July - 15:00 CET

Mukarram Zubair - Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia

' Biochar/LDH composites as emerging adsorbents for water purification: Progress and challenges '

Hugh McLaughlin - NextChar LLC, USA

' Design of Biochar Pyrolyzers: Constraints, Considerations, Concerns and Consequences  '

9th July - 15:00 CEST

Hugh McLaughlin - NextChar LLC, USA

' Options for characterizing raw biochar for quality and quantifying properties '

Gerrit Surup - Norwegian University of Science and Technology

' Renewable reducing agents in metallurgy '

25th June - 15:00 CET

Paul Anderson - Illinois State University, USA

' Medium-scale production of biochar with the RoCC kiln technology '

Stella Foster - University of Leeds, UK

' X-ray μ-tomography of biochar: How activation alters porosity '

11th June - 15:00 CEST

Michael Shafer - Warm Heart Worldwide, Thailand

' Micro-Biochar to Address Global Crop Waste Burning'

Gözde Duman - Ege University, Turkey

' Production and characterization of biochar/hydrochar for Energy application '

28th May - 15:00 CEST

Anna Trubetskaya- University of Limerick, Ireland

' The effect of supercritical CO2 extraction on charcoal production from slow and fast pyrolysis in ferroalloy industries '

Arvind Kumar - Pondicherry University, India

' Effect of pyrolysis temperature on the structural and physicochemical properties of biochar using mixed fruit waste'

14th May - 15:00 CEST

Robert Bachmann - University of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

' Quo vadis yardwaste: Landfill or biochar bulking agent in organic MSW compost? '

Cecilia Sundberg - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

' Biochar from cookstoves on smallholder farms in Kenya '

30th April - 15:00 CEST

Servann Herou - Imperial College London, UK

' Activated carbon nanofibres from organosolv lignin and electrochemical applications in supercapacitors '

Abhilasha Tripathi - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

' Magnesium modified rice straw biochar-based alginate beads for phosphate fertilization of Cicer arietinum '

16th April - 15:00 CET 

Ifeoma Edeh - University of Edinburgh, UK

' Does biochar particle size influence its ability to improve soil hydraulic properties? '

Sarah Farthing - University of Nottingham, UK

' Techno-economics of hydrochar production '

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 721991.

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