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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)
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    2018
    Open Access
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    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

    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

    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