Publications, Activities, and Awards

  • An Integrated GIS-based framework for optimal siting of biorefineries
  • Assessment of biomass resource in China and Canada and the potential for bilateral biomass trade for co-firing
  • Biobattery concept: Decentralized production of fuel from forest biomass, agriculture residue and municipal solid waste
  • Comparison of vertical hydro-transport of lignocellulosic biomass with conventional solids
  • Decentralized use of forest biomass, agricultural residue, and municipal solid waste through the biobattery concept
  • Experimental investigation of agricultural residue biomass-water slurry flows in inclined and vertical pipelines
  • Hydrothermal liquefaction of pipelined biomass for fuel production
  • Prediction of the frictional behaviour for pipeline hydro transportation of agricultural residue using a neural network model
  • Raw biomass slurry flow in an inclined pipeline for its transport over a long distance to a biorefinery
  • Techno-economic assessment of introducing intermediate pyrolysis in small community landfills across Alberta
  • Thermo-catalytic reforming of Alberta-based biomass feedstock to produce biofuels