Student Awards

Following the success of previous years and to encourage high-quality work among young researchers, the EUBCE Students Awards will be delivered in recognition of the most remarkable and outstanding research work in the field of Biomass on the occasion of EUBCE 2020.
The applications will be reviewed and scored by the International Scientific and Industry Committee, made up of leading research and industry expert from the global Biomass Community.

The Student awardee presentations are highlighted in the conference programme.
The award for each awardee consists of a certificate and recognition at the EUBCE Closing session on Thursday 30 April 2020.

EUBCE 2019 Students awardeee

Jean-Francois Dallemand
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Student Awards 2020 Coordinator

How to apply

In order to apply for the EUBCE Student Awards applicants must:

  • submit an extended abstract (one page abstract plus a maximum of 3 explanatory pages) to the 28th EUBCE via the Online Abstract Submission Form of this website by 5 November 2019
  • be officially matriculated students, including PhD students, by April 2020
  • be within the age limit of 30 years old for students
  • be within the age limit of 35 years old for PhD students
  • Add a letter of recommendation by a student’s supervisor(s) or head of department stating the name of the applicant and the institution where the research work is supervised, confirming that the applicant is an officially matriculated student.
  • Recommendations should include a report of up to one A4 page that outlines how the research work will make an outstanding contribution to the discipline and what the specific contribution of the applicant is.
  • Send the short curriculum vitae with the date of birth of the applicant to biomass.conference@etaflorence.it

EUBCE 2019 Student Awardee Presentations

Lukas VON BERG
Institute of Thermal Engineering, TU Graz, AUSTRIA
Catalytic Tar Reforming with Sewage Sludge Char of a Producer Gas from Fluidized Bed Co-Gasification of Sewage Sludge and Wood
Session  2BO.6.3, Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 13:30 – 15:00

Francesca DEMICHELIS
Politecnico di Torino, DIATI Dpt., ITALY
Technical-Economic-Environmental Assessment of Bioethanol Production from Waste Biomasses
Session 5BV.3.23, Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 13:30 – 15:00

Daniel David DURAN-ARANGUREN
Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, D.C., COLOMBIA
Mango Fruit Waste: an Amazing Biorefinery Opportunity
Session 3CV.3.25, Wednesday, 29 May 2019 13:30 – 15:00

Nicollette LAROCO
University of Colorado at Boulder, Environmental Engineering Dpt., USA
Upcycling Steel Residuals for Concurrent Sulfide and Siloxane Removal from Anaerobic Digester Biogas
Session reference: 2DO.4.5, Thursday, 30 May 2019, 10:45 – 12:15

Sam VAN HOLSBEECK
University of the Sunshine Coast, AUSTRALIA
Economic Optimisation of Plant Location for Biomass Conversion in Queensland, Australia Based on Forest Biomass Availability
Session reference: 1DV.5.13, Thursday, 30 May 2019, 13:30 – 15:00