12th Global Summit and Expo on

Biomass and Bioenergy

Theme: Shaping Biomass Technology for the Future

OCM for Biomass Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Alireza Heidari

Professor
California South University
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Euro Biomass 2017

OCM Member

Tony Tiyou

Founder
Renewables in Africa
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Yanqi Wu

Professor
Oklahoma State University
USA

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Nicola Senesi

Professor
University of Bari
Italy

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OCM Member

Zeliha Selamoglu

Professor
Omer Halisdemir University
Turkey

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OCM Member

Said Elshahat Abdallah

Professor
Kafrelsheikh University
Egypt

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OCM Member

Nasran Siregar

Deputy General Chairman
Association of Farmer's and Business Industry Coconut Indonesia (APPIKI)
Indonesia

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Robby Aswin

Deputy General Chairman
Association of Farmer's and Business Industry Coconut Indonesia (APPIKI)
Indonesia

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Muhammad Waqar Ashraf

Associate Professor
Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University
Saudi Arabia

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Ranipet Hafeez Basha

Dean
Research and Development Bharat Institute of Engineering and Technology
India

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OCM Member

Maulin P. Shah

Chief Scientist & Head
Industrial Waste Water Research Lab
India

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Monish Ahuja

Managing Director
Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Private Limited (PRESPL)
India

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K.K. Pant

Professor
Indian Institute of Technology
India

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Organizing Committee - Bioenergy 2017

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Lew P. Christopher

Chair of the Organizing Committee, Director and Professor
Biorefining Research Institute, Lakehead University
Canada

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OCM Member

Weilan Shao

Distinguished Professor
Jiangsu University
China

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Animesh Dutta

Director
Bio-renewable Innovation Lab
Canada

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Patricia J Harvey

Chair and Professor
University of Greenwich
United Kingdom

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Richard Sayre

Senior Research Scientist
Los Alamos National Laboratory
USA

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Irene M. C. LO

Professor
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

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Jana Zabranska

Professor
University of Chemistry and Technology Prague
Czech Republic

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Dana Pokorna

Assistant Professor
University of Chemistry and Technology Prague
Czech Republic

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Inder Pal Singh

President & CEO
SBI BioEnergy Inc
Canada

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Gordon Huang

Professor
University of Regina
Canada

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Sandra D. Eksioglu

Associate Professor
Clemson University
USA

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OCM Member

Monish Ahuja

Managing Director
Punjab Renewable Energy Systems Private Limited (PRESPL)
India

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Morten Jacobsen

Senior Project Manager
Sweco A/S
Denmark

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Noori Saady

Assistant Professor
Memorial University of Newfoundland
Canada

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Jay J. Cheng

Professor
North Carolina State University
USA

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José Pablo Paredes Sánchez

Professor
University of Oviedo
Spain

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OCM Member

Nedim Saracoglu

Director
Bartın University
Turkey

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Rintu Banerjee

Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
India

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Organizing Committee - Euro Biomass 2016

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Thomas Foust


National Renewable Energy Laboratory
National Bioenergy Center
USA

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HAN-SUP HAN


Humboldt State University
USA

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Dennis Buffington


Penn State University
USA

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Hermes Jose Loschi


State University of Campinas
Brazil

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Pascale Champagne


Queen’s University
Canada

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Laércio Couto


The Brazilian Network of Biomass for Energy
Brazil

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Anthony Bridgwater


European Bioenergy Research Institute
UK

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Junwang (John) Tang


University College London
UK

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Joseph Wood


University of Birmingham
UK

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Miklas Scholz


University of Salford
UK

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Nicola Senesi


University of Bari
Italy

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Said Elshahat Abdallah


Kafrelsheikh University
Egypt

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Adnan Midilli


Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University
Turkey

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Huu Hao Ngo


University of Technology, Sydney
Australia

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Michele ARESTA


University of Bari
Singapore

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Organizing Committee - Bioenergy 2016

OCM Member

Foster Agblevor

Director
USTAR Bioenergy Center
Utah State University
USA

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Noori Saady

scientist
University of Windsor
Canada

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Blake A. Simmons

Vice President
Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI)
USA

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Lew P. Christopher

Director
Lakehead University
Canada

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Jianzhong Sun

Director
Jiangsu University
China

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Glaucia Mendes Souza

President
University of São Paulo
Brazil

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Sandra D. Eksioglu

Associate Professor
Clemson University
USA

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OCM Member

P Shanmugam

Senior Principal Scientist
Central Leather Research Institute
India

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OCM Member

José Pablo Paredes Sánchez

Professor
University of Oviedo
Spain

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Mukesh Pandya

Professor
Jai Hind College
India

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Rintu Banerjee

Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
India

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Mohammed Nasim

Director
Defence Institute of Bio-Energy Research (DIBER)
India

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Animesh Dutta

Director
Bio-renewable Innovation Lab
Canada

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Nicola Pugno

Professor
University of Trento
Italy

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Stephan Leisner

Director
Bio Oil Group
Netherlands

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Rob Mitchell

Research Agronomist
USDA-ARS
Lincoln, NE , USA

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REX B. DEMAFELIS

Vice Chancellor
University of the Philippines Los Banos
Philippines

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Charles Wyman

Professor
University of California
USA

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Dora Foti

Associate Professor
Polytechnic of Bari
Italy

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Silvano Vergura

Professor
Polytechnic of Bari
Italy

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Organizing Committee - Biofuels-2017

OCM Member

Rajai H. Atalla

Chairman and CTO
Cellulose Sciences International
USA

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Donald L. Rockwood

president
Florida FGT LLC
USA

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Carlo Perego

senior vice president
Research Center for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies at Eni SpA
Italy

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Michael Wild

president
Internat. Biomass Torrefaction Council-IBTC
Austria

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Henrik V. Scheller

senior scientist
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
USA

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Malgorzata Slupska

Lignocellulosic Research Director
POET
USA

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Seema Singh

Director of Biomass Pretreatment
Joint Bioenergy Institute
USA

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Animesh Dutta

Director
Bio-Renewable Innovation Lab (BRIL)
Canada

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Majid Hosseini

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

USA

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Daniela Thrän

Head of the Department “Bioenergy”
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)
Germany

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Francisco García Labiano

Scientific Researcher
ICB-CSIC
Spain

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Sudip K. Rakshit

Canada Research Chair
Lakehead University
Canada

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ELIO SANTACESARIA

CEO
Eurochem Engineering srl
Italy

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Yulin Deng

Professor
Georgia Institute of Technology
USA

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Ashwani Kumar

Former Head of the Department of Botany, and Director Life Sciences
University of Rajasthan
India

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Yogender Kumar Yadav

Director
SSS National Institute of Bio-Energy
punjab,India

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OCM Member

Rajasekhar Balasubramanian

Associate Professor & Deputy Head
National University of Singapore
singapore

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OCM Member

Ajay K. Dalai

Professor of Chemical Engineering and Canada Research Chair in Bio-Energy
University of Saskatchewan
Canada

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OCM Member

S.Gobi Krishnan

Director
Mogh Bioenergy (M) Sdn Bhd (MGBE)
Malaysia

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Organizing Committee - Biofuels Conference 2017

OCM Member

Kelly Dwyer

Irish Research Council
Monaghan Biosciences
Ireland

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Jonathan Trent

Director, OMEGA Global Initiative
Lead Scientist OMEGA Project, NASA Ames Research Center
USA

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Marina Kousoulidou

Mechanical-Aeronautical Engineer
European Commission
Italy

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Ib Johannsen

Professor Department of Engineering
Aarhus University
Denmark

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OCM Member

Karl W. Feilder

Chairman of The Neutral Group
CEO, Neutral Fuels
UAE

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OCM Member

Ajay K. Dalai

Professor of Chemical Engineering and Canada Research
University of Saskatchewan
Canada

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Abd El-Latif Hesham

Professor of Microbial Genetics
Assiut University
Egypt

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OCM Member

Alireza Heidari

Faculty of Chemistry
California South University
USA

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Obed Majeed Ali

Sr.Lecturer
Northern Technical University
IRAQ

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Tarannom Parhizkar

Department of Engineering
University of California
USA

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Muhammad Usman

Former Director General of Agricultural Research System

Pakistan

Biography Research Interest