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Stelios Stefanidis

Marie Curie Research Fellow

    • School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University

      B4 7ET Birmingham

      United Kingdom


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    Experienced researcher in the field of biomass and wastes valorization via thermochemical and catalytic routes.

    Research Interests

    • Thermochemical and catalytic conversion of biomass and wastes
    • Biofuels, biomaterials and biorefining
    • Mechanistic investigation of biomass conversion
    • Heterogeneous catalyst synthesis, characterization and evaluation
    • Natural and low-cost catalytic materials
    • Catalyst deactivation in biomass applications
    • Process design and optimization
    • Biomass pretreatment strategies

    Funding Applications and Awards

    Marie Skłodowska Curie IF fellow (2018-2020)

    Project: ECOCAT - Improving the economic feasibility of the biorefinery through catalysis engineering: enhancing the catalyst performance and optimizing valuable product yields


    • TP Chemical technology
    • Thermochemical biomass valorization
    • Catalytic biomass valorization
    • Heterogeneous catalysis
    • Materials Science

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    Research Output

  • Engineering the Catalytic Properties of HZSM5 by Cobalt Modification and Post-synthetic Hierarchical Porosity Development

    Kantarelis, E., Javed, R., Stefanidis, S., Psarras, A., Iliopoulou, E. & Lappas, A., 15 Aug 2019, In : Topics in Catalysis. 62, 7-11, p. 773-785 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Synthesis of tailored hierarchical ZSM-5 zeolites and aggregates for the catalytic pyrolysis of biomass

    Stefanidis, S., Patel, A. & Bridgwater, A. V., 21 Jun 2019, Pyroliq 2019: Pyrolysis and Liquefaction of Biomass and Wastes.

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

  • Utilisation of poultry industry wastes for liquid biofuel production via thermal and catalytic fast pyrolysis

    Kantarli, I. C., Stefanidis, S. D., Kalogiannis, K. G. & Lappas, A. A., 1 Feb 2019, In : Waste Management and Research. 37, 2, p. 157-167 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

    Universidad de Córdoba

    Stelios Stefanidis (Visiting researcher)
    1 Jul 201831 Jul 2018

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution