Lecture Series 2020: Advance in Bioconversion Technology

1st Lecture: Bioconversion for Bioproducts

Date and time:28 Oct 2020 (WED) /3:30-5:00pm (HK Time)

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

Prof. Mohammad Taherzadeh  (University of Boras, Sweden)


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

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



2nd Lecture: Biochar Production and its Application

Date and time: 4 Nov 2020 (WED) /3:30-5:00pm (HK Time)

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

Prof. Hailong Wang (Foshan University, China)


Co-composting of food waste digestate with biochar

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



3rd Lecture: Anaerobic Digestion

Date and time:11 Nov 2020 (WED) /3:30-5:00pm (HK Time)

Anaerobic digestion for waste treatment and resource recovery 

Prof. Samir Khanal (University of Hawaii, USA)


Capnophilic lactic fermentation- A novel metabolic pathway for resource recovery from organic waste

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


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