Biofuels: Metrics and Challenges

Originally delivered Aug 22, 2012
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The webinar will cover leading candidates for both solid and liquid biofuels. The criteria for evaluating these fuels in a combined technical, economic, social and regulatory environment will be reviewed. Based on the fit of various choices, the challenges to be solved for the various candidates will be reviewed and the presenter’s observations about the most promising, as well as the "grand challenges" to be solved will be offered.

Attendees will learn about the critical economic, environmental and social issues that will impact a biofuels project along with the technical programs that could enhance a particular project.

Those who would benefit from this presentation include technical persons who are, or might be, working on biofuels projects and technology and research managers responsible for developing and implementing biofuels projects.

Presenter(s): 

John Carberry

John Carberry retired from DuPont as Director of Environmental Technology. There, he was responsible for analysis of environmental issues and recommendations for technical programs and product development. Since 1989, he led that function to provide excellence in treatment and remediation while in transition to waste prevention and product sustainability. Mr. Carberry presently consults on strategies for dealing with environmental issues, emphasizing energy, renewable energy, persistent materials and nanomaterials. He chaired the AIChE Project on Metrics for Liquid Bio-fuels and has given...

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  • Type:
    Archived Webinar
  • Level:
    Intermediate
  • Duration:
    1 hour
  • PDHs:
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