Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)

  • Aston Triangle, Aston University, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI)

    B4 7ET Birmingham

    United Kingdom

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2017

The impact of biomass feedstock composition and pre-treatments on tar formation during biomass gasification

Corton, J., Blanco Sanchez, P., Khan, Z., McCalmont, J. P., Yu, X., Fletcher, G., Croxton, S., Sharp, J., Watson, I. & Donnison, I. S., 17 Jan 2017, Biofeedstocks and their processing. Kumar Singh, L. & Chaudhar, G. (eds.). Vol. 1. p. 33-53 21 p. (Advances in Biofeedstocks and Biofuels; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Tar
Gasification
Feedstocks
Biomass
Chemical analysis
2015

Pyrolysis of biomass

Bridgwater, A. V., 6 Apr 2015, Biomass power for the world: transformations to effective use. van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Palz, W. (eds.). Boca Raton, FL (US): CRC Press, p. 473-514 42 p. (Pan Stanford series on renewable energy; vol. 6).

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2014

Bio-based chemicals from biorefining: carbohydrate conversion and utilisation

Wilson, K. & Lee, A. F., 21 Apr 2014, Advances in biorefineries: biomass and waste supply chain exploitation. Waldron, K. W. (ed.). Waltham, MA (US): Woodhead, p. 624-658 35 p. (Woodhead publishing series in energy; no. 53).

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Carbohydrates
Biomass
Catalysts
Molecules
Feedstocks

Business case development

Sagi, S., 9 Jul 2014, Transformation of biomass: theory to practice. Hornung, A. (ed.). Chirchester (UK): Wiley, p. 305-320 16 p.

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Biomass
Coal
Industry
Industrial Waste
Biofuels

Engines for combined heat and power

Ouadi, M., Yang, Y. & Hornung, A., 22 Sep 2014, Transformation of biomass: theory to practice. Hornung, A. (ed.). Chichester (UK): Wiley, p. 159-173 15 p.

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Gas engines
Pyrolysis
Dual fuel engines
Engines
Oils

Hydrothermal Gasification of Biomass for Hydrogen Production

Onwudili, J., 2014, Applications of Hydrothermal Reactions to Biomass Conversion: Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology. Jin, F. (ed.). Berlin: Springer, p. 219-246

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Hydrogen production
Gasification
Biomass
Hydrogen
Fossil fuels

Production of hydrogen from biomass via supercritical water gasification (SCWG)

Onwudili, J. & Williams, P. T., 2014, Near-critical and Supercritical Water and Their Applications for Biorefineries. Fang, Z. & Xu, C. C. (eds.). Springer, p. 299-322 (Biofuels and Biorefineries; vol. 2).

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Reactor design and its impact on performance and products

Makkawi, Y. T., 5 Sep 2014, Transformation of biomass: theory to practice. Hornung, A. (ed.). Chichester (UK): Wiley, p. 61-98 38 p.

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Energy balance
Pilot plants
Oils
Biomass
Gases

Selective palladium catalysed aerobic oxidation of alcohols

Durndell, L. J., Lee, A. F. & Muldoon, M. J., 28 Oct 2014, Transition metal catalysis in aerobic alcohol oxidation. Cardona, F. & Parmeggiani, C. (eds.). London (UK): Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 92-132 41 p. (RSC green chemistry; no. 28).

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2013

Analysis of functional materials by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy

Wilson, K. & Lee, A. F., 9 Sep 2013, Local structural characterisation. Bruce, D. W., O'Hare, D. & Walton, R. I. (eds.). Chichester (UK): Wiley, p. 301-350 50 p. (Inorganic materials series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Functional materials
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Surface structure
Photoelectrons
Electronic structure

Fast pyrolysis of biomass for the production of liquids

Bridgwater, A., Mar 2013, Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering. Rosendahl, L. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 130–171 42 p. (Woodhead Publishing series in energy).

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Biomass
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Oils

Fundamental Pd0/PdII redox steps in cross-coupling reactions: homogeneous, hybrid homogeneous-heterogeneous to heterogeneous mechanistic pathways for C-C couplings

Fairlamb, I. J. S. & Lee, A. F., 2013, C–H and C–X bond functionalization : transition metal mediation. Ribas, X. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Royal Society of Chemistry, Vol. 11. (RSC Catalysis Series; vol. 11).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Nanoparticles
Nanoclusters
Palladium
Surface chemistry
Leaching

Intermediate pyrolysis of biomass

Hornung, A., Mar 2013, Biomass combustion science, technology and engineering. Rosendahl, L. (ed.). Cambridge (UK): Woodhead, p. 172-186 15 p. (Woodhead Publishing series in energy).

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Biomass
Pyrolysis

Mechanistic studies of alcohol selective oxidation

Lee, A. F., 2013, Heterogeneous catalysts for clean technology: spectroscopy, design, and monitoring. Wilson, K. & Lee, A. F. (eds.). Weinheim (DE): Wiley-VCH, p. 11-37 27 p.

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2012

Bioenergy policy development

Thornley, P., 2012, Comprehensive Renewable Energy. Elsevier, Vol. 5. p. 411-429 (Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences; vol. 5).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

bioenergy
policy development
energy policy
greenhouse gas
socioeconomic impact

Heterogeneous catalysts for converting renewable feedstocks to fuels and chemicals

Wilson, K., Lee, A. F. & Dacquin, J-P., 2012, Catalysis for Alternative Energy Generation. Guczi, L. & Erdôhelyi, A. (eds.). New York (US): Springer, p. 263-304 42 p.

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Feedstocks
Catalysis
Catalysts
Plant Oils
Biofuels
2011

Upgrading fast pyrolysis liquids

Bridgwater, A. V., 16 Mar 2011, Thermochemical processing of biomass: conversion into fuels, chemicals and power. Brown, R. C. (ed.). Wiley, p. 157-199 43 p. (Wiley Series in Renewable Resource).

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2010

Applications of XPS to the study of inorganic compounds

Wilson, K. & Lee, A., 2010, Spectroscopic properties of inorganic and organometallic compounds: techniques, materials and applications. Yarwood, J., Douthwaite, R. & Duckett, S. B. (eds.). cambridge (UK): Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 72-86 15 p. (Specialist periodical reports; vol. 41).

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Inorganic compounds
X ray photoelectron spectroscopy
Caustics
Medical applications
Surface structure

Heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production

Dacquin, J-P., Lee, A. F. & Wilson, K., 10 Sep 2010, Thermochemical conversion of biomass to liquid fuels and chemicals . Crocker, M., Peter, L. & Schuth, F. (eds.). Cambridge (UK): Royal Society of Chemistry, p. 416-434 19 p. (RSC energy and environment series; no. 1).

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Biodiesel
Catalysts
Carbon footprint
Climate change
Feedstocks
2009

Sol-gel sulfonic acid silicas as catalysts

Lee, A. F. & Wilson, K., 15 Jul 2009, Handbook of green chemistry. Wiley, p. 37-57 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Sulfonic Acids
Silicon Dioxide
Sol-gels
Catalysts
Resins