Editorial Board for section 'Sustainable Processes'

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Please note that the order in which the Editors appear on this page is alphabetical, and follows the structure of the editorial board presented on the MDPI website under information for editors: editorial board responsibilities.

Members


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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Civil, Chemical, Environmental and Materials Engineering, University of Bologna, Via Terracini 28, 40131 Bologna, Italy
Interests: safety and sustainability in process design; development of innovative sustainable processes for the valorisation of biomass and refuse-derived fuels; offshore renewable energy and P2L systems; inherent safety and inherently safe design; industrial risk

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Section Board Member
Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, QC H3G 1M8, Canada
Interests: solid waste composting and digestion; waste utilization and resource recovery; advanced physiochemical and biological treatment; contaminant transport in multiphase; environmental risk assessment and management; synchrotron-assisted environmental process analysis; surface water and groundwater quality; environmental sustainability
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Environmental Engineering Program, Chemical and Biochemical Process Engineering Program, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ 21941-901, Brazil
Interests: sustainable process engineering; environmental engineering; digital engineering; clean technologies; energy transition; CO2 capture; CO2 utilization; natural gas processing; sustainability analysis

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Section Board Member
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: sustainability science and engineering; process systems engineering; life cycle oriented methods; designing resilient and sustainable systems; data analysis and modeling
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Chemical Engineering and Material Department, Complutense University, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: paper recycling; sustainable water use; improving the sustainability of industrial processes; use of secondary materials and wastes; circular economy and industrial symbiosis

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Department of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117576, Singapore
Interests: sustainable cooling and dehumidification systems; sustainable thermal energy recovery; renewable solar thermal systems; thermal energy storage
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ALGORITMI Research Center, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Interests: energy; renewable engery; sustainable energy;sustainability; energy planning; environmental performance indicators
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), E-08019 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: process systems engineering; sustainability and circular economy; artificial intelligence tools for decision-making support
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Instituto de la Grasa, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Crta. de Utrera, 41013 Sevilla, Spain
Interests: treatment of organic waste; anaerobic digestion; trace metals; circular economy
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Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: process systems engineering; environmental engineering; sustainable development in chemical and process industries; process design; retrofit and optimization; energy integration; water and waste reduction; recycling; cleaner production; indicators of sustainable development; sustainable university; sustainable consumption; Standardization
Standardization (including translations, comments, professional and public articles, a manual): ISO/IEC 80000-1–13 Quantities and units: a member of national standards on quantities, units, symbols, graphical symbols and drawings from 1984 to 1991 (Yugoslavian institution for standardization), and from 1994 to today at the Slovenian Institute for Standardization, now is chairing the national Technical Committee (at SIST) for quantities, units, etc. ISO 9000 family of standards regarding quality management systems; ISO 10628 Diagrams for the chemical and petrochemical industry; ISO 14000 family of standards related to environmental management
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Prof. Dr. Esa Hämäläinen
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Centre for Maritime Studies, University of Turku, 20500 Turku, Finland
Interests: supply chain management; information systems; process industry; maritime transportation; big data utilization; data mining; continuous learning

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Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering ICEA, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: biological process engineering; anaerobic digestion (biogas); organic resources; food waste; circular economy; solid waste management; environmental engineering; environmental sustainability
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POLARIS Research Center, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano-Bicocca, Piazza della Scienza 1, 20126 Milano, Italy
Interests: ecotoxicology; nano-toxicology; nanosafety; exposure to nano materials
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Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo, Calle de Santiago Tapia 403, Centro, Morelia 58000, Michoacán, Mexico
Interests: optimization; water networks; energy systems
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School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University, No. 5, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Sunway, Petaling Jaya 47500, Malaysia
Interests: process integration and optimisation; value chain optimisation; net zero; biorefinery and biomass processing; pinch analysis, circular economy
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1. Department of Energy “Galileo Ferraris”, Politecnico di Torino, 10129 Turin, Italy
2. Energy Center Lab, Politecnico di Torino, 10138 Turin, Italy
Interests: bio-energy with carbon capture and storage; biohydrogen; concentrated solar power; renewable energy; energy storage; thermal energy storage; PCM; biogenous fuels
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Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
Interests: sustainability evaluation; process systems engineering; supply chain design; organic waste management; nutrient pollution
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Centre for Environment and Sustainability, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, UK
Interests: biomass strategy; biorefineries; bioeconomy; greenhouse gas sequestration and reuse; renewable technologies; process integration; LCA; technoeconomic analysis; life cycle sustainability assessment

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Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Maribor, SI-2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: supercritical fluid technologies (separation processes; impregnation; encapsulation; coating; micronization); hydrothermal processing for waste conversion; isolation of building blocks/bioactive substances from biomass; development of functional materials; thermodynamic properties and phase equilibria; mass transport phenomena; unit operations; green chemistry
Central Mining Institute, Plac Gwarkow 1, 40-166 Katowice, Poland
Interests: energy environmental science; thermochemical conversion of various fuels; biomass/biowaste/ sewadge sludge; sustainable development; energy technologies in particular coal and biomass gasification/co-gasification; combustion/co-combustion; cogeneration; renewable energy; hydrogen technologies; sustainable energy systems; environmental impact of industrial systems; energy storage; carbon dioxide capture; storage and chemical utilization (CCS and CCU); advanced methods of data mining (chemometrics); work health and safety culture in mining; risk assessment and strata monitoring
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Polytechnique Montréal, Montreal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada
Interests: forest industry; biorefinery; product design and market analysis; process design; process energy analysis; supply chain analysis; life cycle analysis; process simulation; biomass drying processes
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Ailamazyan Program Systems Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, 152020 Pereslavl Zalessky, Russia
Interests: optimal control theory; optimum conditions for averaged problems; finite-time thermodynamics; thermodynamic approach in economic systems analysis; control of macrosystems
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Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Protection, Gheorghe Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Mangeron street, 700050 Iasi, Romania
Interests: green chemistry; process intensification; green extraction; enabling technologies (ultrasound, microwaves, hydrodynamic cavitation); sustainable chemical processes; biorefinery; bio-based products

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Department of Environmental Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
Interests: waste utilization; resource recovery; advanced oxidation processes; waste-to-energy by pyrolysis and gasification; electricity generation via fuel cells; CO2 conversion and utilization; environmental sustainability
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Department of Business Administration, Tamkang University, New Taipei City 251, Taiwan
Interests: sustainable supply chains; modelling for sustainable transportation and logistics; carbon emission technology
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Prof. Dr. Wenli Zhang
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1. School of Chemical Engineering and Light Industry, Guangdong University of Technology (GDUT), Guangzhou 510006, China
2. Jieyang Branch of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Guangdong Laboratory (Rongjiang Laboratory), Jieyang 522000, China
Interests: green chemical engineering of carbon materials for electrochemical energy conversion and storage; energy materials; lignin derived carbon materials

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College of Environment and Safety Engineering, Qingdao University of Science and Technology (QUST), Qingdao 266042, China
Interests: membrane process; electrodialysis; wastewater valorization; water and salt transport; process integration; functional membrane
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Prof. Dr. Haibin Zuo
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State Key Laboratory of Advanced Metallurgy, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: new ironmaking technologies with low carbon consumption; metallurgical resource and energy recycling and utilizing; numerical simulation of metallurgical process
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