Xu

Lixian Xu

Postdoc Researcher

E-mail: l.xu@utwente.nl

Tel: +31-53-489 2559

Fax: +31-53-489 3663

Room N219, De Horst

7500 AE, Enschede

Research Topics

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Biofuels from Microalge

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LCA study

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Microalgae dewatering technology

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High quality liquid fuel production by catalytic flash pyrolysis technology

Curriculum Vitae

Education

2004.9-2008.6

Beijing University of Technology, China

PhD. Thermal Engineering

Project: Hydrogen Production from Photocatalytic Water Decomposition

2002.9-2004.7

Beijing University of Technology, China

M.Sc. Applied Chemistry

Thesis: Development of nano-TiO2 modified water-based coatings

1998.9-2002.7

Shangdong Institute of Light Industry, China

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering – 4 years program

Work Experience

2011.1-

Energy Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Researcher, High quality liquid fuel production by catalytic flash pyrolysis technology

2009.7-

Lab. of Thermo-Chemical Conversion of Biomass, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Postdoc , Biofuels from Microalgae

2008.7 -2009.7

Lab. of Thermal Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands

Postdoc , Catalytic combustion at microscale

2003.7- 2008.6

Beijing Dorjia Tech. Company, Ltd.

R&D Project Leader,

Selected publications

Lixian Xu, Derk W. F. (Wim) Brilman, Gerrit Brem, Sascha Kersten. Assessment of a Dry and a Wet Route for the Production of Biofuels from Micro algae: CO2 Balance Analysis. Bioresource Technology. (2011, Submitted)

Lixian Xu, Derk W. F. (Wim) Brilman, Jan A.M. Withag, Gerrit Brem, Sascha Kersten. Assessment of a Dry and a Wet Route for the Production of Biofuels from Micro algae: Energy Balance Analysis. Bioresource Technology. 2011 (102).5113-5122.

Lixian Xu, Wim Brilman, Gerrit Brem, Sascha Kersten. Life Cycle Assessment of the Production of Biofuels from Microalgae. OC9.5. The 19th EU BC&E, June 6-10,2011. Berlin, Germany.