Process Intensification Feature Session
Time & Location
Thursday: 12.30 to 13.00, Stage 3
Process Intensification Group
About this Session
About this session
- Part 1: Introduction to Process IntensificationProf Harvey will describe what “process intensification” is, and give an overview of the diverse range of “intensified” process technologies available in the Process Intensification Group (PIG) at Newcastle. This will illustrate how “PI” can transform many chemical processes, by reducing the size, cost and environmental impact of many technologies/processes.
- Part 2: Presentation & Q&A around an a specific ‘PI’ theme:Title: The Circular Bioeconomy
Dr. Sharon Velasquez Orta – This talk will focus on how bioprocess intensification can help us achieve a circular bioeconomy. Two case studies will be provided on: (1) the discovery of new microalgae for the valorisation of wastewater treatment and recovery of nutrients, (2) Routes for biohydrogen production from energy crops and agricultural wastes.