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tcbiomass2015 Presentations and Posters

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Keynote Presentations
  • The Role of Bioenergy in IEA’s Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2015, Adam Brown, International Energy Agency
  • U.S. Department of Energy Perspectives on Renewable Energy, Jonathan Male, U.S. DOE, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Looking back at the first half year of commercial scale pyrolysis oil production at Empyro, Gerhard Muggen, BTG Bioliquids BV
  • Biomass to Energy – Opportunities & Challenges in India, Y.B. Ramakrishna, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas

    Plenary Session 1 Presentations
  • Catalytic Biomass Pyrolysis and Bio-crude Upgrading for Advanced Biofuels Production, David Dayton, RTI
  • Upgrading In Situ Catalytic Pyrolysis Bio-oil to Liquid Hydrocarbons, Doug Elliott, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Commissioning of the GoBiGas 20 MW biomethaneplant, Henrik Thunman, Chalmers University of Technology
  • MILENA-OLGA integrated gasification and gas cleaning technology, highly flexible and highly efficient, Jan-Willem Könemann, Royal Dahlman

    Plenary Session 2 Presentations
  • First experiences with the bioliq pilot plant for synthetic fuels production, Nicolaus Dahmen, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Co-gasification of pyrolysis oil and black liquor – a new track for production of chemicals and transportation fuels from biomass, Erik Furusio, Lulea University
  • Biomass to Gasoline and Diesel Using IH2 – Key Pilot Plant Tests on the Road to Commercialization, Terry Marker, Gas Technology Institute
  • Understanding Chemistry in the IH2® Process, Dhairya Mehta, 1Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd.
  • Catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass: From lab-scale research to industrial applications, Guray Yildiz, Ghent University

    Plenary Session 3 Presentations
  • Sustained Hydro treatment of Biomass Pyrolysis Bio-oil with Minimal Catalyst Deactivation, Zia Abdullah, Versa Renewables
  • Techno-Economic Evaluation of a Novel Process Configuration for the Co-Conversion of Biomass and Natural Gas Feedstocks, Arunabha Basu, Gas Technology Institute
  • Production of Transportation Fuels by Co-processing Biomass-Derived Pyrolysis Oils in a Petroleum Refinery Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit, Stanley Frey, Honeywell
  • Warm Syngas Cleanup Process Development: Contaminant Removal using Sorbents and IrNi Tar Reforming Catalysts, Kurt Spies, PNNL

    Gasification Presentations
  • Identifying Likely Late-Stage WTE Gasification Candidates, Christopher Cothran, Stratas Advisors
  • GAYA Demonstration Project: Towards industrialisation of an innovative and integrated 2nd generation BioSNG Pathway, Olivier Guerrini, ENGIE
  • Doubling of synthetic biofuel production with hydrogen from renewable electricity, Ilkka Hannula, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  • Producer gas quality from small-scale biomass gasifiers in actual operation: a comparative survey of six technologies in Italy, Andrea Maria Rizzo, RE-CORD
  • Production of Bio methane/Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) from Dry Biomass – A Technology Review 2015, Reinhard Seiser, UC San Diego
  • Influence of dry torrefaction on tar formation and main gas composition during oxygen-steam blown circulating fluidized bed gasification of woody biomass, Georgio Archimidis Tsalidis, Technical University of Delft
  • Application of activated process char for gas treatment of biomass gasification producer gases, York Neubauer, Technische Universität Berlin
  • Continuous Flow Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Biomass Feedstock, Justin Billing, PNNL
  • Fluid Bed Air Gasification of Wood, Plastic, and RDF Pellets, Ben Bronson, NRCAN
  • Reaction mechanisms of processing lignocellulosic feedstocks and mixtures of model compounds under hot compressed water conditions, Ionela F. Grigoras, Aalborg University
  • Use of promising additives for alkali capture in waste gasification, Guadelope Aranda, ECN
  • Tar removal performance of bio-oil scrubber for biomas, Shunsuke Nakamura, Tokyo University
  • Tree to tank – ready for commercialization, Niels Udengaard, Haldor Topsoe

    Pyrolysis Presentations
  • Synergetic hydrothermal co-liquefaction of crude glycerol and lignocelluloses - a bio refinery concept, Lukas Jasiunas, DOE Aalborg University
  • Effect Of Biomass-Derived Oils On Containment Materials, James Keiser, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Theoretical and experimental investigations of dehydration reaction in vapor phase pyrolysis over zeolites and transition metal-exchanged zeolites, Seonah Kim, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Techno-Economic Assessment of Fast Pyrolysis Concepts, Kristin Onarheim, VTT
  • Physicochemical properties of biomass catalytic pyrolysis oils: A 13C NMR spectroscopic investigation of the effects of functional groups on oil properties, FA Agblevor, Utah State University
  • Comparative Studies of Red Mud and HZSM-5 Catalytic Pyrolysis of Biomass, FA Agblevor, Utah State University
  • Improving hydrogen efficiency during thermochemical conversion of biomass to fuels, Abhijeet P. Borole, ORNL
  • Comparison of Entrained-Flow and Fluidized-Bed Reactors for Production of Fast Pyrolysis Oils, Katherine Gaston, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • Real-Time Monitoring of Molecular Products in Thin-Film Fast Pyrolysis of Glucose-based Carbohydrates, Young-Jin Lee, Iowa State University
  • Clay-based in-situ catalytic pyrolysis to produce high value bio-oil by decarboxylation, Ryan Merckel, University of Pretoria
  • A critical analysis of thermochemical cellulosic bio refinery capital cost estimates, Tristan Brown, SUNY College
  • PYRENA: PYRolysis Equipment for New Approaches to produce better bio-oil, Paul DeWild, ECN
  • The Rapid and Continuous production of Hydrothermally Carbonized Biomass and Chemicals by Reactive Twin-Screw Extrusion, Larry Felix, Gas Technology Institute
  • Catalytic Deoxygenation Reaction Pathways of Bio-oil Model Compounds, Jonathan Peters, RTI

    Upgrading and Pretreatment Presentations
  • An approach to cost reduction in multi-stage bio-oil hydro processing: applying molybdenum carbide catalysts, Jae-Soon Choi, ORNL
  • Electrochemical Deoxygenation of Bio-Oil, Elango Elangovan, Ceramatec
  • Hydro treatment and Compound Identification of Distillate Bio‐crude Fractions from Continuous Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Wood, Claus Jensen, Steeper Energy.
  • Analysis of distillate fractions from hydroprocessing of oak pyrolysis oil, Mariefel Olarte, PNNL
  • Quality of Transportation Fuels from the IH2® Process, Vikrant Urade, Shell India Markets Pvt. Ltd.

  • Gasification
  • Pyrolysis
  • Upgrading
  • Pretreatment
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