Background and activities

Recent projects

2019—Present

BioCarbUp - Optimising the biocarbon value chain for a sustainable metallurgical industry

Co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council and industrial partners

2017—Present

GASPRO: Fundamental insight into biomass gasification using experiments and mathematical modelling

Funded by the Norwegian Research Council

2017—Present

GrateCFD: Enabling optimum Grate fired woody biomass and waste to energy plant operation through Computational Fluid Dynamics

Co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council and industrial partners

Main tasks: Developing CFD for grate fired furnace and supervising PhD student

2015—2019

GAFT: On gasification for liquid bio-fuel production

Co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council and industrial partners

Main tasks: Developing CFD sub-model for non-spherical biomass particle and supervising PhD student

2014—2018

 

BioCarb+: Enabling the biocarbon value chain for energy

Co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council and industrial partners

Main tasks: Developing simulation tools based on stochastic reactor model for bio-carbon production; investigating reactivity of bio-carbon

2012—2017

CenBio: Bioenergy Innovation Centre

Co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council and industrial partners

Main tasks: Developing CFD tools for grate fired biomass furnace and fluidized-bed gasification; studying NOx formation during biomass combustion

2011—2015

GasBio: Gasification for Biofuels

Co-funded by the Norwegian Research Council and industrial partners

Main tasks: Assessing different multiphase flow software and codes; developing CFD tools for simulating biomass gasification; investigating gasification behavior and char reactivity with thermal gravimetric analyzer, drop tube reactor, flat flame burner, and laser diagnosis

 

 

Professional skills (selected)

Software/code: OpenFOAM, ANSYS Fluent, ANSYS ICEM CFD, Star-CD, MFiX, CHEMKIN,  LOGEsoft, and LabVIEW

Programming: C/C++, Python, Fortran, and Matlab

Characterization of biomass

 

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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Journal publications

Report/dissertation

  • Li, Tian; Løvås, Terese. (2015) Gasification of Biomass for Second Generation Biofuel Production. Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet. 2015.