June 9-14, 2013 - Basiliani Resort, Otranto, Italy

Editors:   Manuel Garcia-Perez,Washington State University, USA
  Dietrich Meier, Thünen Institute of Wood Research, German
  Raffaella Ocone, Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom
  Paul de Wild, Biomass & Energy Efficiency, ECN, The Netherlands

The articles for these proceedings are not peer-reviewed.

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Conference Program, Engineering Conferences International (Conference Proceeding)

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Intermediate Pyrolysis as an Alternative to Fast Pyrolysis, Andreas Hornung (Conference Proceeding)

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Catalytic pyrolysis of forest thinnings in a circulating fluidized bed reactor, Ville Paasikallio, Christian Lindfors, Anja Oasmaa, Jani Lehto, Eeva Kuoppala, and Yrjo Solantausta (Conference Proceeding)

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Secondary vapor phase reactions of lignin derived oligomers obtained by fast pyrolysis of pine wood, Shai Zhou, Brannan Pecha, Armando McDonald, Sascha Kersten, Roel Westerhof, and Manuel Garcia-Perez (Conference Proceeding)

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Experimental and modeling study of the gasification of char from millimetric wood chips pyrolysis, Santiago Septien (Conference Proceeding)

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Biomass conversion to produce value-added products from agricultural and forestry residues, Mohammad Hossain, Ian Scott, Mark Sumarah, Ken Conn, Brian McGarvey, Franco Berruti, and Cedric Briens (Conference Proceeding)

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Evaluation of properties of fast pyrolysis products obtained from Canadian waste biomass using a mobile pyrolysis unit, Ajay Dalai, Ramin Azargohar, and Kathelene Jacobson (Conference Proceeding)

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Novel ICFAR solids feeder for pyrolysis and other applications - Experimental results, characterization, sequential modelling and optimization, Federico Berruti (Conference Proceeding)

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A CFD study of gas-solid separation in a downer pyrolysis reactor: An eulerian-eulerian approach, Xi Yu and Yassir Makkawi (Conference Proceeding)

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A strategy for kinetic parameter estimation in the pyrolysis of lignin, Raffaella Ocone, Mustafa Adam, Javeed Mohammad, Franco Berruti, and Cedric Briens (Conference Proceeding)

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Evaluation of Tucumã Endocarp (Astrocaryum Aculeatum) as a New Biomass Resource for Application in Thermal Conversion Processes, Katia Tannous, J.B. Lourenco, and Y.J.R. Ordoñez (Conference Proceeding)

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Mixing and operability characteristics of mechanically fluidized reactors for the pyrolysis of biomass, Valentina Lago, Roel Westerhof, Cedric Briens, and Franco Berruti (Conference Proceeding)

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Low temperature co-pyrolysis of polypropylene and coffee wastes to fuels, Paolo Canu, Elena Zanella, Micol Della Zassa, and Luciano Navarini (Conference Proceeding)

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Production of bio-coal from biomass in a Mechanically Fluidized Reactor (MFR), Anastasia Colomba, Franco Berruti, and Cedric Briens (Conference Proceeding)

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Distributed Microwave Pyrolysis of Domestic Organic Waste, Jamal Chaouki (Conference Proceeding)

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Torrefaction of wood and its constituents: Experiments and modelling of co-products for green chemistry application, Elvira Rodriguez, T. Nocquet, C. Dupont, J.M. Commandre, M. Grateau, S. Thiery, M.H. Guyen, and S. Salvador (Conference Proceeding)

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Gasification of a municipal solid waste in a pilot scale bubbling fluidized bed reactor, Umberto Arena and Fabrizio Di Gregorio (Conference Proceeding)

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Biomass self-gasification, Guss van Rossum, Pavlina Nanou, Wim van Swaaij, and Sascha Kersten (Conference Proceeding)

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Modelling and simulation of biomass thermal conversion to hydrogen-rich gas in a short circulating fluidized bed riser, Yassir Makkawi and Mohamed Hassan (Conference Proceeding)

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Clean hydrogen rich gas from catalytic steam gasification of biomass, Sergio Rapagna, Annalisa D'Orazio, Katia Galluci, Manuela Di Marcello, Manfred Nacken, Steffen Heidenreich, and Pier Foscolo (Conference Proceeding)

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Supercritical water gasification of aqueous biomass and waste for the production of CH4 and H2, Izad Behnia, Charles Xu, and Paul Charpentier (Conference Proceeding)

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Development of a Fluidized Bed Thermo-Gravimetric Analyzer (FB-TGA), Jamal Chaoki, Said Samih, and Mohammad Latifi (Conference Proceeding)

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External superheating in biomass power plants with pebble bed regenerators, Robert Daschner (Conference Proceeding)

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Fuel staging in biomass heating systems – A primary measure to reduce NOx emissions, Martin Meiller (Conference Proceeding)

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A new inductively heated mini reactor for biomass pyrolysis and gasification tests, Cedric Briens, Mohammad Latifi, and Franco Berruti (Conference Proceeding)

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Kinetic behaviour of biomass mixtures during torrefaction and steam gasification, Elvira Rodriguez, C. Dupont, D. Da Silva, and Perez Labalette (Conference Proceeding)

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Hydrodeoxygenation of biofuel-precursors on Ni-promoted catalysts, J.F. Cambra, S. Echandia, V.L. Barrio, P.L. Arias, J. Requies, M.B. Guernez, B. Pawelec, and J.L.G. Fierro (Conference Proceeding)

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Green aromatic bulk-chemicals from lignin pyrolysis vapours, B. Shrestha, R. Olcese, J. Francois, M. Bettahar, D. Petitjean, and A. Dufour (Conference Proceeding)

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Novel Ni-based catalysts for the hydrotreatment of fast pyrolysis oil, Erik Heeres, Agnes Ardiyanti, Arjan Kloekhorst, Y. Wng, S.A. Khromova, Vadim Yakovlev, and Robbie Venderbosch (Conference Proceeding)

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A Review of Microwave Pyrolysis of Biomass and Waste for the Production of Energy and Fuels, Jamal Chaouki (Conference Proceeding)

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Integrating Pyrolysis and Anaerobic Digestion in a Novel Biorefinery Concept, Matthew Smith and Manuel Garcia Perez (Conference Proceeding)

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The best approach for the conversion job; biological thermochemical or both?, David Bressler (Conference Proceeding)

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Process optimization for the production of bio-resins using de-polymerized lignin, Homaira Siddiqui, Charles Xu, and Ajay Ray (Conference Proceeding)

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Sustainability issues regarding bamboo as a renewable feedstock for fuels and materials, Claudia Daza (Conference Proceeding)

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Biomass supply and diesel requirements for co-feeding a bitumen upgrader in Alberta, Murlidhar Gupta, Rene Pigeon, and Andy McFarlan (Conference Proceeding)

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In situ synchrotron-based X-ray diffraction and micro-raman study of biomass at hydrothermal conditions, Ajay Dalai, Janusz Kozinski, and Morgan Thomas (Conference Proceeding)

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Lignin conversion into bio-based chemicals, Pietro Palmisano (Conference Proceeding)

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New era of phytochemistry, Mamdouh Abou-Zaid (Conference Proceeding)

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Producing hydrocarbon drop-in biofuelsfrom cellulosic materials, Birgitte Ahring (Conference Proceeding)

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Alcohol production from pyrolytic sugars obtained from selective fast pyrolysis of pretreated wood, Luis Luque, Franco Berruti, Sascha Kersten, Guus van Rossum, Roel Westerhof, and Lars Rehmann (Conference Proceeding)

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Enabling fermentation utilization of pyrolytic substrates for the production of biorenewable fuels and chemicals, Laura Jarboe, Zhiyou Wen, and Robert Brown (Conference Proceeding)

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Biobutanol production from high sugar content wastewaters, Giuseppe Olivieri, Francesca Raganati, Antonio Marzocchella, Piero Salatino, and Maria Elena Russo (Article)

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Preliminary assessments of microalgae direct transesterification for biodiesel production, G. Oliveri, I. Gargano, R. Marotta, R. Andreozzi, and A. Marzocchella (Conference Proceeding)

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Metabolic engineering of clostridium cellulolyticum for advanced biofuel production, Andrea Liedtke and Stefan Jennewein (Conference Proceeding)

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Effect of particle size on enzymatic hydrolysis of pretreated miscanthus, VIjay Singh, Esha Khullar, Bruce Dien, Kent Rausch, and M.E. Tumbleson (Conference Proceeding)

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Optimization of biomethanization processes through trace metals supplementation, Christpeace Ezebuiro, K. Techamanoon, J. Ezinma, and I. Korner (Conference Proceeding)

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Energy efficient biogas upgrading by anaerobic hydrolysis, Rolf Jung (Conference Proceeding)

Production of renewable drop-in fuels and chemicals from thermal conversion of non-edible lipids, David Bressler and Paolo Mussone (Conference Proceeding)

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Biodiesel transesterificationin a fluidized bed, Daria Boffito, Mahesh Edake, Cristian Neagoe, Blanca Ramirez, and Gregory Patience (Conference Proceeding)

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An industrial demonstration of biorefinery of lipids:Coproduction of biodiesel and 1,3-propandiol, Dehua Liu (Conference Proceeding)

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Ionic liquid based extraction of lipids from micro-algae, Lars Rehmann (Conference Proceeding)

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Ni-functionalized carbon nano-filaments as biodiesel steam reforming catalyst, Nicolas Abatzoglou and Camrina Reyes Plascencia (Conference Proceeding)