Programme

Emerging Technologies in Combustion

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
11:30Tea
11:45Methane Hydrate: The Burning Snowball
Prof. Bahman Tohidi (Heriot-Watt University)
12:15Discussion, Chair: Prof. David Fowler
12:30Lunch
Afternoon section
Session Chair: Dr. Guillermo Rein (University of Edinburgh)
13:40Underground Coal Gasification
Dr Richard Marsh, Cardiff University
14:10Biochar as a Climate Change Mitigation Technology and Adaptation measure - promises and challenges of its deployment
Dr. Ondrej Masek, University of Edinburgh
14:40Combustion Technology for the Remediation of Industrial Soil Pollution: Environmental Benefits from Combustion Science
Dr Christine Switzer, University of Strathclyde
15:10The combustion of fossil fuels in novel power cycles capable of capturing CO2 suitable for sequestration
Dr. John Dennis, University of Cambridge
15:40Discussion section
Chair: Dr. Guillermo Rein, University of Edinburgh
16:10Tea, Close


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