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2009 September 22

Thermochemical Pioneer, wins prestigious Award

Tony Bridgwater, Professor of Chemical Engineering at Aston University in Birmingham, UK has been awarded the Don Klass Award for Excellence in Thermochemical Conversion Science.

Presented to Professor Bridgwater on September 16th at the international tcbiomass 2009 conference in Chicago, USA, this award recognises his extensive contributions to the field of bioenergy.
Globally recognised as a leading bioenergy researcher, Tony has worked at Aston University for most of his professional career. His major research interests over the last 20 years have been in thermochemical processing of biomass and other solid fuels including waste and refuse to produce valuable fuels and chemicals. These products include conventional and unconventional gaseous and liquid fuels; oxygenates as fuel additives and chemical intermediates; and commodity chemicals such as methanol, and ammonia for fertilizer production.

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