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Liquid, Gaseous and Solid Biofuels - Conversion Techniques

Edited by Zhen Fang, ISBN 978-953-51-1050-7, 552 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 20, 2013 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/50479
Edited Volume

This book offers reviews of state-of-the-art conversion techniques for biofuels. It focuses on the latest development for the production of liquid and gaseous biofuels that should be of interest to the chemical scientists and technologists.

Prof. Zhen Fang

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Dr. Zhen FANG is leader and founder of biomass group, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden. He is also an adjunct full Professor of Life Sciences, University of Science and Technology of China. He is the inventor of “fast hydrolysis” process (US patent#: 8268126). His speciality is in thermal/biochemical conversion of biomass, nanocatalyst synthesis and their applications, and pretreatment methods of biomass for biorefineries. He obtained his PhD degrees from China Agricultural University (Ph.D. Biological & Agricultural Engineering, 1991, Beijing) and McGill University (Ph.D. Materials Engineering, 2003, Montreal).

Experience

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences

Edited Books

  • Liquid, Gaseous and Solid Biofuels - Conversion Techniques

    This book offers reviews of state-of-the-art conversion techniques for biofuels. It focuses on the latest development for the production of liquid and gaseous biofuels that should be of interest to the chemical scientists and technologists.

  • Biofuels - Economy, Environment and Sustainability

    This book overviews social, economic, environmental and sustainable issues by the use of biofuels written by professionals. It should be of interest for students, researchers, scientists and technologists in biofuels.

  • Biodiesel - Feedstocks, Production and Applications

    This book focuses on the development of biodiesel systems from the production of feedstocks and their processing technologies to the comprehensive applications of both by-products and biodiesel. It should be of interest for students, researchers, scientists and technologists.

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