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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

One-day Conference: Emerging Technologies in Combustion, 29 Sept

Emerging Technologies in Combustion
29 September 2010
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh


The Autumn meeting of IOP Combustion Physics Group will take place at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, on 29 September 2010. This one-day meeting will cover current and emerging technologies in Combustion in industry and academia. The topics will include, Clean Combustion; Coal Combustion; Carbon Capture and Storage and biochar; Underground Coal Gasification; Methane Hydrate; and Soil contaminant remediation.

Organised by the IOP Combustion Physics Group
(co-sponsored by the Combustion Institute British Section)

More information here.

09:15Registration and Coffee
09:45Welcome to HWU, Edinburgh, Prof. James Ritchie
Morning Section
Section Chair: Professor David Fowler, NERC, Edinburgh
10:00Clean Combustion: The Challenge!Prof Doug Greenhalgh, Heriot-Watt University
10:30Topic: To be decided
Mr. Richard Dennis, Doosan Babcock
11:00Carbon Capture and Storage: current status and implications for combustion technologies Prof. Jon Gibbins, University Edinburgh
11:45Methane Hydrate: The Burning SnowballProf. Bahman Tohidi (Heriot-Watt University)
12:15Discussion, Chair: Prof. David Fowler
Afternoon section
Session Chair: Dr. Guillermo Rein (University of Edinburgh)
13:40Underground Coal GasificationDr Richard Marsh, Cardiff University
14:10Biochar as a Climate Change Mitigation Technology and Adaptation measure - promises and challenges of its deploymentDr. Ondrej Masek, University of Edinburgh
14:40Combustion Technology for the Remediation of Industrial Soil Pollution: Environmental Benefits from Combustion ScienceDr Christine Switzer, University of Strathclyde
15:10The combustion of fossil fuels in novel power cycles capable of capturing CO2 suitable for sequestrationDr. John Dennis, University of Cambridge
15:40Discussion section
Chair: Dr. Guillermo Rein, University of Edinburgh
16:10Tea, Close

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