Professor Tony Bridgwater

Tony Bridgwater

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General

Tony Bridgwater is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Aston University in Birmingham, specialising in thermal conversion of biomass for production of fuels and chemicals. He obtained his first degree in Chemical Engineering from UMIST followed by several years working for BP in Sunbury.  After returning to Aston, he gained his PhD and DSc.

 

 

 

Most of his professional career has been spent at Aston University where he leads the Bioenergy Research Group

His current interests are focused on the development of fast pyrolysis of biomass and the fuel and chemical products that can be derived from the liquids.  He plays a key role in several major EC funded projects focusing on bioenergy, biofuels and biorefineries.  He has been actively involved in bioenergy for over 20 years and has published extensively.

 

Professor Bridgwater was Technical Director of the UK Flagship SUPERGEN Bioenergy programmes for over eight years. He has been involved in winning over £25 million in research grants, which established the foundation for the European Bioenergy Research Institute(EBRI) at Aston University.

Qualifications

BSc(Hons), PhD, DSc, CEng, F.I.ChemE., F.I.E.

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