Special Issue "Sustainable (Bio)Chemical Processes for Lignocellulosic and Lipid Waste Biomass Valorization to Fuels, Chemicals and Materials"
A special issue of Sustainable Chemistry (ISSN 2673-4079).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2022) | Viewed by 14008
Interests: green chemistry; heterogeneous catalysis; synthesis and characterization of nanostructured materials; thermochemical and catalytic processes for biomass valorisation; biobased polymers and nanocomposites
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Interests: circular economy; green and sustainable chemistry; metabolic engineering of microorganisms for fermentative production of biobased products; waste and biomass valorisation
The projected depletion of fossil resources (petroleum and coal) and the environmental pollution caused by their intensive use, in the form of fuels/energy, toxic chemicals and nonbiodegradable polymers, have spurred the generation of the “bioeconomy” and “circular economy” concepts, which will comprise the main pillars of our society in the years to come. To this end, the utilization of natural renewable resources, such as lignocellulosic and lipid biomass, preferably in the form of wastes, residues and byproducts (e.g., forestry and agricultural wastes, food waste, low quality lipids, vegetable oils used in cooking, industrial organic byproducts, municipal wastes, etc.) toward the production of chemicals, fuels and materials has become an emerging area of basic and applied multidisciplinary research. Despite the significant advances already achieved in the last 20 years, more sustainable technologies and zero-waste integrated biorefinery approaches still need to be developed. Within this context, we invite the submission of original research papers and review articles presenting the latest achievements and trends in sustainable (bio)chemical processes for lignocellulosic and lipid biomass valorization to fuels, chemicals and materials, including the important topics of technoeconomic analysis and life-cycle assessment.
Prof. Konstantinos S. Triantafyllidis
Prof. Rafael Luque
Dr. Carol Sze Ki Lin
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- Lignocellulosic biomass
- Lipid biomass
- Agricultural and forestry wastes
- Industrial residues and byproducts
- Food waste
- Hazardous wastes
- Biobased platform chemicals
- Biobased polymers and composites,
- Biobased food additives
- Thermochemical and (bio)catalytic conversion
- Advanced analytical methods
- Scale-up of biomass valorization processes
- Technoeconomic analysis
- Green chemistry and chemical technology
- Circular (bio)economy