Research course

Bio-Energy Research Group

Institution
Aston University · School of Engineering and Applied Science
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Equivalent of a good UK honours degree (first or upper second class) in chemical engineering, chemistry or degrees featuring fuel or energy. For further information about entry requirements, contact Aston University.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Working on thermal biomass conversion for fuels and chemicals, the aim of the group is to apply chemical engineering science and technology to the development of advanced processes for the production of liquid fuels, gaseous fuels, chemicals and electricity from natural resources and wastes.

Department specialisms

Ablative pyrolysis, Bio-oil characterization, analysis and stability assessment, Catalytic enhancement of thermal processes, Char combustion kinetics, Chemicals extraction from pyrolysis liquids.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0 (5.5 minimum in each section) or TOEFL 550 / 213 is required for applicants whose first language is not English.

Fees and funding

Research Councils, EU, industry, university.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months

MPhil

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Research Co-ordinator
Email
seasres@aston.ac.uk
Phone
0121 204 3663