CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Thermal & Catalytic Sciences Symposium (TCS) 2018 – October 8-10, 2018 — Auburn University, Alabama DEADLINE: April 15, 2018
Auburn University is hosting the 2018 edition of the Thermal and Catalytic Sciences Symposium, October 8 – 10, 2018. Called TCS 2018, the event focuses on thermochemical biomass research and development and providing early career scientists and engineers an opportunity to present their research and interact with the senior researchers in the community.
Iowa State University’s Bioeconomy Institute (BEI) held the first installment of the symposium in 2010 and co-hosted the event in 2014 with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. RTI International hosted the event in 2016.
Topics to be covered at the symposium include biomass gasification and gas clean up, biomass gas to liquid, pyrolysis and upgrading, solvent liquefaction, and sugars via thermal deconstruction of cellulosic biomass. Other areas to be addressed are co-products upgrading and utilization, lignin utilization, biomass preprocessing and pretreatment, and technoeconomic analysis, life cycle analysis and policy analysis.
The Thermal and Catalytic Sciences Symposium has been held every other year following the first symposium held in 2010 at Iowa State University with the goal of focusing on thermochemical biomass research and development and providing early career scientists and engineers an opportunity to present their research and interact with the senior researchers in the community.
Abstracts and Registration