1st International Conference of the Cluster of Excellence “Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass”

'Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass' 2013 logoOn the 18th-20th June 2013, the Cluster of Excellence “Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass (TMFB)” at RWTH Aachen University will organize it’s 6th International Workshop which for the first time will be held as an International Conference.

With this conferences, the researchers from Aachen, Germany would like to invite colleagues from all over the world for an inner- and interdisciplinary exchange on the topics addressed in the Cluster of Excellence, which incorporate the production as well as the application of modern biofuels. The creative forum that could be established with the International Workshop over the last years shall now be opened to every interested researcher and industry representative with the 1st International Conference of the Cluster of Excellence.

The following topics will be addressed in separate sessions during the conference:

  • Biomass Fractionation and Pre-treatment
  • Enzymatic and Catalytic Biomass Processing
  • Catalytic Synthesis and Conversion of Biomass-based Streams to Platform Molecules and Fuels
  • (Bio-)refinery Process Optimization
  • Injection, Ignition and Combustion of Biofuels
  • Combustion Process and Exhaust Gas After treatment Optimization of Biofuels

Call for Papers: If you would like to contribute to this conference with a presentation of your work in one of the above fields, please send in a one-page summary of your topic – click here for full details on how to submit.  The deadline for submission is the 31st January 2013.

Confirmed key-note speakers include:

Tom Welton (Imperial College London)
Philip de Goey (University of Eindhoven)
Ion Marius Sivebæk (Technical University of Denmark)
Jens Nielsen (Chalmers University of Technology)
Charles Westbrook (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories)
Ulrich Kramer (Ford GmbH)

Visit the conference website for more information.

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