Afsana Sara Kabir for successfully defending her Masters Thesis, “Effects of lignin as a stabilizer or antioxidant in polyolefins”
The paper entitled "Biochar as an Exceptional Bioresource for Energy, Agronomy, Carbon Sequestration, Activated Carbon and Specialty Materials”, co-authored by Sonil Nanda, Ajay K. Dalai, Franco Berruti, and Janusz A. Kozinski and published in Waste and Biomass Valorization, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 201–235 has been selected as one of the 2 BEST PAPERS published in the year 2016.
Franco Berruti has organized and co-chaired a successful ECI Conference in Alba (Italy), August 20-15, 2017, entitled “Biochar: Production, Characterization and Applications”. The conference has attracted over 70 participants from 16 different countries. For more information, please see http://www.engconf.org/biochar-production-characterization-and-applications/
Ghazaleh Chegini has successfully passed her comprehensive examination!
Prof. Enkhsaruul (Saruul) Byambajav, Visiting Professor. Saruul will be working with Dr Xu for 2 months until the end of August, funded by Western Visiting University Scholar Program, working on coal/biomass gasification. Saruul is currently a professor and Director of the Laboratory for Clean Energy Technology Development at National University of Mogolia.
Ms. Xiayang (Sarah) Li, Visiting Student. Sarah will spend 6 months in Dr Xu’s lab at ICFAR, as a visiting research student working on application of crop residue bio-oils for bio-based materials. Sarah is currently a MSc student in Chemical Engineering at Tianjin University.
Adeline Geng, Volunteer. Adeline is a 2nd year student volunteering in Dr Xu’s lab for the month of July.
Waleed Jadaa – PhD Student with Dr Berruti & Briens
Avery Weintraub – Undergrad Summer Student with Dr Briens
Sara Alsaadi – Undergrad Summer Student with Dr Briens
Tianqi Liang - Meng Student with Dr Xu
Jennifer Rogers – Undergrad Summer Student with Dr Xu
Danmei Chen – Undergrad Summer Student with Dr Pjontek
Xuelian (Cher) Xing passed her comprehensive exam!