BioTorrefaz (2010-2013), funded by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq, Brasil)
Bioenergy production using torrefaction of lignocellulosic feedstocks.
Contact: Anthony Benoist
Anthony Benoist is a PhD in Energetics from Ecole des Mines ParisTech (2009). He has also a French diploma of General Engineering and a Master’s degree in Process engineering from Ecole Centrale de Paris (2006).
He works since 2010 as a researcher on environmental assessment on a life cycle basis of bioenergy chains, in tropical regions, in the Bioenergy unit of CIRAD, Montpellier. His activities are mainly focused on vegetable oil (for local production of electricity for instance) and wood for energy purposes (carbonization, gasification, pyrolysis, etc).
Topics: Life cycle assessment, bioenergy, oil crops, ligno-cellulosic feedstocks, land-use changes.