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Advanced Carbon Materials from Biowaste: Sustainable Pathways to Drive Innovative Green Technologies


Recruitment of the ESRs (stage II)

Recruitment of the second (and last) cohort of ESRs.

Open Lab Session 2

Delivery of the second open lab session.

Recruitment of the ESRs (stage I)

The first cohort of ESRs will be recruited.

Newsletter 1

Publication of the first annual newsletter.

Workshop 3

Delivery of the workshop in transferable skills at UHOH.

Research School 1

Delivery of the Research School 1 (Thermochemical Biomass Conversion) in UGent.

Research School 2

Delivery of the Reseacrh School 2 (Refining of biomass-derived carbons) at SU.

Workshop 1

Delivery of the workshop in personal skills at SU.

Newsletter 2

Publication of the second annual newsletter.

Open Lab Session 1

Delivery of the first open lab session.

Supervisory Board and Project Manager

Constitution of the Supervisory Board (the ESR representatives will join the SB in month 9). A Project Manager will be recruited for the duration of the project and will be based at UNIZAR.

Workshop 2

Delivery of the workshop in outreach skills at QMUL.

Research School 3

Delivery of Research School 3 (Applications of BC-derived materials) at QMUL.


Launch of the project website and Linkedin group.

Searching for OpenAIRE data...


Evolution of the mass-loss rate during atmospheric and pressurized slow pyrolysis of wheat straw in a bench-scale reactor

Author(s): Gianluca Greco, María Videgain, Christian Di Stasi, Belén González, Joan J. Manyà
Published in: Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Issue 136, 2018, Page(s) 18-26, ISSN 0165-2370
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2018.11.007

Py-GC-MS of hydrochars produced from brewer’s spent grains

Author(s): M.P. Olszewski, P.J. Arauzo, M. Wądrzyk, A. Kruse
Published in: Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Issue 140, 2019, Page(s) 255-263, ISSN 0165-2370
DOI: 10.1016/j.jaap.2019.04.002

Hydrothermal Carbonization Brewer’s Spent Grains with the Focus on Improving the Degradation of the Feedstock

Author(s): Pablo Arauzo, Maciej Olszewski, Andrea Kruse
Published in: Energies, Issue 11/11, 2018, Page(s) 3226, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en11113226

Silicoaluminophosphate (SAPO)-Templated Activated Carbons

Author(s): Yunxiang Li, Xia Wang, Thomas Thersleff, Gunnar Svensson, and Niklas Hedin
Published in: ACS Omega, Issue 4, 2019, Page(s) 9889-9895, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.9b00135

Physically activated wheat straw-derived biochar for biomass pyrolysis vapors upgrading with high resistance against coke deactivation

Author(s): Christian Di Stasi, Darío Alvira, Gianluca Greco, Belén González, Joan J. Manyà
Published in: Fuel, Issue 255, 2019, Page(s) 115807, ISSN 0016-2361
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2019.115807

Pyrolysis Kinetics of Hydrochars Produced from Brewer’s Spent Grains

Author(s): Maciej P. Olszewski, Pablo J. Arauzo, Przemyslaw A. Maziarka, Frederik Ronsse, Andrea Kruse
Published in: Catalysts, Issue 9/7, 2019, Page(s) 625, ISSN 2073-4344
DOI: 10.3390/catal9070625

Effect of protein during hydrothermal carbonization of brewer’s spent grain

Author(s): P.J. Arauzo, L. Du, M.P. Olszewski, M.F. Meza Zavala, M.J. Alhnidi, A. Kruse
Published in: Bioresource Technology, Issue 293, 2019, Page(s) 122117, ISSN 0960-8524
DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122117

Towards the Properties of Different Biomass-Derived Proteins via Various Extraction Methods

Author(s): L. Du, P.J. Arauzo, M.F. Meza Zavala, Z. Cao, M.P. Olszewski, A. Kruse
Published in: Molecules, 2020, ISSN 1420-3049
DOI: 10.3390/molecules25030488

Effects of Metal Ions, Metal, and Metal Oxide Particles on the Synthesis of Hydrochars

Author(s): Vahid Saadattalab, Xia Wang, Anthony E. Szego, Niklas Hedin
Published in: ACS Omega, 2020, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.9b03926

Structural Effects of Cellulose on Hydrolysis and Carbonization Behavior during Hydrothermal Treatment

Author(s): Nattacha Paksung, Jens Pfersich, Pablo J. Arauzo, Dennis Jung, Andrea Kruse
Published in: ACS Omega, 2020, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c00737

Valorization of the poultry litter through wet torrefaction and different activation treatments

Author(s): P.J. Arauzo, P.A. Maziarka, M.P. Olszewski, R.L. Isemin, N.S. Muratova, F. Ronsse, A. Kruse
Published in: Science of The Total Environment, Issue 732, 2020, Page(s) 139288, ISSN 0048-9697
DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139288

Assessment of the effects of process water recirculation on the surface chemistry and morphology of hydrochar

Author(s): P.J. Arauzo, M.P. Olszewski, X. Wang, J. Pfersich, V. Sebastian, J. Manyà, N. Hedin, A. Kruse
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 155, 2020, Page(s) 1173-1180, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.04.050

Wet and dry? Influence of hydrothermal carbonization on the pyrolysis of spent grains

Author(s): Maciej P. Olszewski, Sabina A. Nicolae, Pablo J. Arauzo, Maria-Magdalena Titirici, Andrea Kruse
Published in: Journal of Cleaner Production, Issue 260, 2020, Page(s) 121101, ISSN 0959-6526
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.121101

The effect of using different acids to catalyze the prehydrolysis stage on the organosolv delignification of beech wood in two-stage process

Author(s): Qusay Ibrahim, Pablo J. Arauzo, Andrea Kruse
Published in: Renewable Energy, Issue 153, 2020, Page(s) 1479-1487, ISSN 0960-1481
DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.02.111

Improving the recovery of phenolic compounds from spent coffee grounds by using hydrothermal delignification coupled with ultrasound assisted extraction

Author(s): P.J. Arauzo, M. Lucian, L. Du, M.P. Olszewski, L. Fiori, A. Kruse
Published in: Biomass and Bioenergy, Issue 139, 2020, Page(s) 105616, ISSN 0961-9534
DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2020.105616

Soft templating production of porous carbon adsorbents for CO2 and H2S capture

Author(s): Sabina A. Nicolae, Petra Ágota Szilágyi, Maria Magdalena Titirici
Published in: Carbon, 2020, ISSN 0008-6223
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2020.07.064

Recent advances in hydrothermal carbonisation: from tailored carbon materials and biochemicals to applications and bioenergy

Author(s): Sabina A. Nicolae, Heather Au, Pierpaolo Modugno, Hui Luo, Anthony E. Szego, Mo Qiao, Liang Li, Wang Yin, Hero J. Heeres, Nicole Berge, Maria-Magdalena Titirici
Published in: Green Chemistry, Issue 22/15, 2020, Page(s) 4747-4800, ISSN 1463-9262
DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00998A

Combustion Characteristics of Hydrochar and Pyrochar Derived from Digested Sewage Sludge

Author(s): P.J. Arauzo, M. Atienza-Martínez, J. Ábrego, M.P. Olszewski, Z. Cao, A. Kruse
Published in: Energies, 2020, ISSN 1996-1073
DOI: 10.3390/en13164164

Advanced Carbon Materials from Biomass: an Overview

Author(s): Manyà, Joan J.
Published in: Issue 1, 2019
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3233733