​Workshop Presentations


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1. Fundamental Unsustainability of Current & Future Fuel Systems
    Tadeusz Patzek, KAUST


2. Unlocking the Potential of Fuel to Enable Sustainable Mobility
   Amer Amer, Saudi Aramco

3. Catalytic Processes for the Converstion of Natural Gas to Fuels and Chemicals
    Robert Kee, Colorado School of Mines

4. Driving the Future: Advances in Renewable Fuels at the Joint BioEnergy Institute
    Blake Simmons, Joint BioEnergy Institute

5. The Challenges & Opportunities of Developing Pioneer Catalytic Technologies for Production of Sustainable Fuels &
    Chemicals from Biomass

     George Huber, University of Wisconsin Madison

6. Reformed Liquid Fuel Production Using Electrical Discharges
     Min Suk Cha, KAUST​

7. Algae Biofuels
    John Benemann, MicroBio Engineering

8. Recent Advances (& continuing challenges) of Clean Fuel Production via Biomass Fast Pyrolysis
    Kevin Van Geem, Ghent University

9. Co‐Optimization of Internal Combustion Engines & Biofuels
    Robert McCormick, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

10. Power Generation Using Alternative Fuels
      Jeffrey Goldmeer, GE Power and Water

 11. The Path Towards a 60% Efficient Internal Combustion Engine​  
        Bengt Johansson, KAUST​

12. Fuel Utilization in Flexible Industrial Gas Turbines
      Jenny Larfeldt, Siemens Industrial Turbomachinery AB

13. Fuel Effects on Soot Formation in Diffusion Flames 
      Suk Ho Chung, KAUST

14. Catalytic Reduction of Combustion Pollutants
      Olaf Deutschmann, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

15. Fuel Utilization in Advanced Spark-Ignition Engines 
      Kai Morganti, Saudi Aramco

16. About the Interaction Between Composition & Performance of Alternative Jet Fuels: Tools from Molecules to
      Aircraft Combustion Chamber

      Uwe Riedel, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

17. Modeling New Fuel Combustion
      Tiziano Faravelli, Politecnico di Milano

18. Ignition & Elementary Studies of Future Fuels
​      Aamir Farooq, KAUST

19. Simulation Driven Fuel Design: Atoms-to-Engines & Wells-to-Wheels
      Mani Sarathy, KAUST

20. Combustion & Emissions Properties of Heavy Oils
      Fredrick Dryer, Princeton University

21. Predictive Simulations of Low Grade Fuel Combustion​  
      Hong Im, KAUST

22. Energetic & Non‐Energetic Use of Low‐Grade Fuels: Scientific Challenges From a Combustion Point of View
      Christian Hasse, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg

23. Cenosphere Formation in Heavy Fuel Oil Combustion​  
       William Roberts, KAUST