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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    Accepting PhD Students

    20062019
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    Personal profile

    Research Interests

    I work in technical, environmental, economic and social performance of low carbon energy systems and bioproducts.

    I am keen to hear from potential research studnets interested in process modelling, life cycle assessment, techno-economic analysis, greenhouse gas balances, resource assessment, integrated assessment and policy issues related to biomass and low carbon energy.

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, University of Ulster

    1 Aug 19931 Jul 1996

    BSc, University of Durham

    1 Oct 19901 Jul 1993

    External positions

    Editor in chief, Biomass and Bioenergy

    1 Dec 2018 → …

    Keywords

    • GE Environmental Sciences
    • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
    • QD Chemistry
    • SD Forestry

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    Research Output 2006 2019

    The potential of coffee stems  gasification to provide bioenergy for coffee farms: a case study in the Colombian coffee sector

    Garcia-freites, S., Welfle, A., Lea-langton, A., Gilbert, P. & Thornley, P., 3 Aug 2019, In : Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Coffee
    Gasification
    Farms
    Ashes
    Gas producers

    Understanding the timing and variation of greenhouse gas emissions of forest bioenergy systems

    Roeder, M., Thiffault, E., Martínez-Alons, C., Senez-Gagnon, F., Paradis, L. & Thornley, P., 1 Feb 2019, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 121, p. 99-114 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    bioenergy
    greenhouse gas emissions
    Gas emissions
    Greenhouse gases
    greenhouse gas

    Consensus, uncertainties and challenges for perennial bioenergy crops and land use

    Whitaker, J., Field, J. L., Bernacchi, C. J., Cerri, C. E. P., Ceulemans, R., Davies, C. A., DeLucia, E. H., Donnison, I. S., McCalmont, J. P., Paustian, K., Rowe, R. L., Smith, P., Thornley, P. & McNamara, N. P., 5 Feb 2018, In : GCB Bioenergy. 10, 3, p. 150-164 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
    File
    energy crops
    bioenergy
    Land use
    Crops
    Greenhouse gases

    Editorial: Special issue of the 25th European Biomass Conference and exhibition held in Stockholm, June 2017

    Thornley, P., Prins, W. & Overend, R., 13 Dec 2018, In : Biomass and Bioenergy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    bioenergy
    climate change
    energy
    landfill
    resin