Symposium co-chairs: Prof. Jürgen Karl (he is having a keynote), Dr. Thomas Hannl, Prof. Christoph Pfeifer

The production of sustainable synfuels to substitute fossil fuels for transportation (Fischer-Tropsch diesel, methanol, sustainable aviation fuels, …) or for utilization in gas grids (bio-methane) is an upcoming topic for the decarbonisation of our energy system. The symposium aims to provide a platform for researchers as well as stakeholders from industry. The symposium will cover the whole process chain from the production of synthesis gas, via gas cleaning and upgrading concepts via the synthesis step to the final utilization route options.

The presented papers will be invited to submit a full paper to selected journals.

Short CV Dr. Thomas Hannl:

Dr. Thomas Karl Hannl is Senior Researcher at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna and at the research institution BEST – Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH. He received his doctoral degree in the field of energy engineering with a focus on phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge ashes from Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. His current research work focuses on advances in fluidized bed technology, fuel ash characterization in expermental and modeling setups, and the development of thermochemical BtX-processes up to demo-scale validation.