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    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

    • The Trianlge, Aston University, MB184-b

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom

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    Ph.D. STUDENTSHIP: "Upgrading lignocellulose waste biomass using thermochemical and biological conversion routes". (Send email for informal inquiries: UK/EU applicants only)

    20142018
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    Research Output 2014 2018

    • 8 Article
    • 1 Chapter
    • 1 Conference contribution
    • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
    2018
    Open Access
    File
    Gasification
    Computational fluid dynamics
    Biomass
    Spatial distribution
    Hydrodynamics

    Production of glucose from the acid hydrolysis of anhydrosugars

    Blanco, P. H., Lad, J., Bridgwater, A. V. & Holm, M. S., 1 Oct 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry Engineering. 6, 10, p. 12872–12883

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Glucose
    hydrolysis
    Hydrolysis
    glucose
    Acids

    Reaction Chemistry and Kinetics of Corn Stalk Pyrolysis without and with Ga/HZSM-5

    Huang, B., Xie, X., Yang, Y., Rahman, M. M., Zhang, X., Yu, X., Blanco Sanchez, P. H., Dong, Z., Zhang, Y., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 7 Dec 2018, In : Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pyrolysis
    Kinetics
    Chromatography
    Mass spectrometry
    Biomass
    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

    Ultrasound assisted extraction of anthocyanins and total phenolic compounds from dried cob of purple waxy corn using response surface methodology

    Muangrat, R., Pongsirikul, I. & Blanco Sanchez, P. H., 11 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 42, 2, 11 p., e13447.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Anthocyanins
    waxy corn
    response surface methodology
    Zea mays
    anthocyanins
    2016

    Glucose production from anhydrosugars by acid hydrolysis

    Blanco Sanchez, P. H., Lad, J. & Bridgwater, A. V., 18 Nov 2016, 6th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Hydrolysis
    Glucose
    Catalysts
    Acids
    Oils

    ISSUES AND BENEFITS OF USING BIOENERGY IN SOCIO-ENVIRONMENTAL VULNERABLE AREAS: PROBLEMAS E BENEFÍCIOS NO USO DE BIOENERGIA EM ÁREAS DE VULNERABILIDADE SÓCIO-AMBIENTAL

    Blanco Sanchez, P. H., 28 Oct 2016, Annals of the IV Workshop Production and appropriation of new energy sources: effects, conflicts and alternatives. Goiania, Brazil, p. 167-176

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Open Access

    Pyrolysis of rice husk and corn stalk in auger reactor: Part 1. Characterization of char and gas at various temperatures

    Yu, Y., Yang, Y., Cheng, Z., Blanco, P. H., Liu, R., Bridgwater, A. V. & Cai, J., 15 Dec 2016, In : Energy and Fuels. 30, 12, p. 10568–10574 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    Pyrolysis
    Gases
    Temperature
    Feedstocks
    Liquids
    2015

    Novel Ni-Mg-Al-Ca catalyst for enhanced hydrogen production for the pyrolysis-gasification of a biomass/plastic mixture

    Kumagai, S., Alvarez, J., Blanco, P. H., Wu, C., Yoshioka, T., Olazar, M. & Williams, P. T., May 2015, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 113, p. 15-21 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Hydrogen production
    Gasification
    Biomass
    Pyrolysis
    Plastics
    2014

    Catalytic Pyrolysis/Gasification of Refuse Derived Fuel for Hydrogen Production and Tar Reduction: Influence of Nickel to Citric Acid Ratio Using Ni/SiO2 Catalysts

    Blanco Sanchez, P. H., Onwudili, J., Wu, C., Dupont, V. & Williams, P. T., 1 Aug 2014, In : Waste and Biomass Valorization. 5, 4, p. 625-636

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Refuse derived fuels
    citric acid
    Citric acid
    Tar
    tar