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IBA Lecture Series 2020- Advance in Bioconversion Technologies

November 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Lecture Series Advance in Bioconversion Technologies

1st Lecture: Bioconversion for Bioproducts

28/10 (Wed)

Topic 1: Thermo- or biochemical routes? Dry or Wet? Pretreatment? For methane, hydrogen or volatile fatty acids?

Speaker: Prof. Mohammad Taherzadeh (University of Boras, Sweden)

Topic 2: Carbon-based supported catalysts for the conversion of biomass into value-added chemicals

Speaker: Dr Zhao Jun (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)


2nd Lecture: Biochar production and its application

04/11 (Wed)

Topic 1: Conversion of urban green waste to value-added products through pyrolysis

Speaker: Prof. Hailong Wang (Foshan University, China)

Topic 2: Co-composting of food waste digestate with biochar

Speaker: Prof. Jonathan Wong (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)


3rd Lecture: Anaerobic Digestion

11/11 (Wed)

Topic 1: Anaerobic digestion for waste treatment and resource recovery

Speaker: Prof. Samir Khanal (University of Hawaii, USA)

Topic 2: Capnophilic lactic fermentation- A novel metabolic pathway for

resource recovery from organic waste

Speaker: Dr Niraka Pradhan (Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong)


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Meeting link will be sent out to registered participants at least 48 hours (HK Time) before the event)



November 4
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm