Resolving the limitations on plant growth and biomass
Dr T.A. Bennett, Dr S Batterman
7 January 2019
"What limits primary productivity in plants remains a major question relevant across scales and biological systems. Agronomists and farmers have long sought the factors that support efficient accumulation of biomass in order to maximize crop production.
New metalloenzymes for biomass degradation
Prof P Walton, Prof G Davies
7 January 2019
Where will out fuels come from in the future and still prevent catastrophic climate change? This question lies at the heart of one of humankind’s major challenges.
Biomass-assisted Catalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide
Dr J McGregor
23 January 2019
Carbon dioxide has the potential to be utilised as a carbon source for the production of chemicals, providing new routes to oxygenates and providing an economic offset to the costs of carbon sequestration.
Biomass/CO2 Conversion to Chemicals and Energy
Dr X Wang, Dr P Kechagiopoulos
Applications accepted all year round
Fossil fuels coal, petroleum crude oil and natural gas, as sources of thermal energy, fuels and chemicals, have been predominant in the world’s energy supply.
Synthesis of fluorescent carbon dots from biomass derivatives
Prof M Titirici
15 April 2019
We are seeking a PhD student to join the Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College within the research group of Prof. Titirici to investigate the synthesis of fluorescent carbon dots from biomass derivatives produced using hydrothermal processes and to understand their interaction with light.