Patricia Thornley

Director of EBRI, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute · Aston University

Patricia Thornley works in assessing the environmental, economic and social imapcts of renewable energy technologies.

Chemistry Supergen Project Climate Change Bioenergy Environmental Sciences

Dr Mirjam Röder

Associate Professorial Research Fellow, Energy and Bioproducts Research Institute (EBRI) · Aston University

Sustainability Negative Emissions Bioenergy and Bioeconomy Climate Change Bioenergy and Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS)

Jessica Vapnek

Lecturer, Global Programs Advisor, and Director of the M.S.L. Program · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: vapnekjessica@uchastings.edu

Agriculture and Natural Resource Law Legislative Drafting Rule of Law

G Philip (Phil) Robertson

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Agriculture and climate change (particularly mitigation strategies), bioenergy sustainability, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Soil Carbon Dynamics Climate Change Mitigation Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agriculture Climate change and agriculture Bioenergy Sustainability

Dr. Lynsey Melville

Director of the Centre for Low Carbon Research and Lead of the Bioenergy Research Group, Senior Researcher, School of Engineering and the Built Environment · Birmingham City University

Dr. Lynsey Melville researches accelerating the adoption of environmentally sustainable and commercially viable energy from biomass.

Wastewater Treatment Biomass and Bioenergy Anaerobic Digestion Organic Waste Management

Dr Katie Chong

Lecturer in Chemical Engineering · Aston University

Katie Chong has a particular interest in the thermochemical conversion of biomass and wastes, and techno-economic evaluation.

Pyrolysis Techno-Economic Assessment Chemical Technology Bioenergy Life Cycle Assessment

Naomi Vaughan

Senior Lecturer in Climate Change · University of East Anglia

Her interest in climate change mitigation – ways to reduce emissions, to decarbonise and adopt new forms of energy.

Climate Change Carbon Emissions Biomass and Bioenergy Climate Change Mitigation Afforestation

Todd BenDor, Ph.D.

Professor and Director of the Ph.D. Program, Department of City and Regional Planning, College of Arts and Sciences and Interim Director, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science · UNC-Chapel Hill

BenDor's research aims to better understand the impacts that human activities and development can have on sensitive ecological systems.

Human Impact on the Environment Ecology Environmental Planning Land Use Planning Urban Modeling

Bettina von Stamm

Director & Catalyst · Innovation Leadership Forum

Inspiring, engaging and thought provoking insights on and around innovation

Innovation Design Thinking Future of Work Future of Innovation Innovation

Professor Sandra Esteves

Professor in Bioprocess Technology for Resource Recovery and Director of the Wales Centre for Excellence in Anaerobic Digestion · University of South Wales

Her expertise is in recovery from waste and the production of useful and re-usable waste content mainly for energy use.

Fuel Bioenergy Waste Recycling

Michael Thomashow

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Is an expert on the regulation of abiotic & biotic stress tolerance pathways in plants with an emphasis on plant freezing tolerance

Biochemistry Soil and Microbial Sciences Plant Biology Molecular Biology Plants