Ir. E.A. Bramer

Ir. Eddy Bramer is a assistant professor in Energy Technology at the Thermal Engineering Group. His expertise is conversion of biomass, fossil fuels and (agricultural) waste to useful products like fuels, heat and power. The main processes studied are; pyrolysis of biomass in cyclonic devices and combustion and gasification.

Ir. E.A. Bramer

University of Twente

P.O.Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands

Horst Building Room N234

Phone: +31.534892597

Mobile: +31 (0)647674718

Fax: +31.534893663



▪ Energy from Biomass

▪ Project C: Thermodynamics & Chain management

▪ Thermal engineering-Capita Selecta

Recent research activities are:

Development of a new reactor for flash-pyrolysis: The PyRos Reactor (Poster Bioten.pdf)

Catalytic pyrolysis for the production of a green feed for refineries

High quality liquid fuel production by catalytic flash pyrolysis technology

Co-firing of torrefied biomass in coal fired power plants

Reversed waste combustion – a new combustion concept

Feedstock engineering, Torrefaction pelletisation of biomass

Hydrogen production by gasification of wet biomass in supercritical water


- J.A.M., Withag J.R., Smeets E.A., Bramer G. Brem 2011

System model for gasification of biomass model compounds in supercritical water - A thermodynamic analysis

Journal of Supercritical Fluids, . Article in Press.

E.A. Bramer, G. Brem

The PyRos Reactor a cyclonic flash pyrolysis reactor with internal particle filter.

Proceedings of the Bioten Conference on Biomass Bioenergy and Biofuels 2010 Edited by A V Bridgwater CPL Press, isbn nr: 978-1-872691-54-1, pp.447-458, October 2011.

(PyRos Bioten 11-01-2011 final.pdf)

- M., Van Blijderveen E.M., Gucho E.A., Bramer G Brem. 2010

Spontaneous ignition of wood, char and RDF in a lab scale packed bed

(2010) Fuel, 89 (9), pp. 2393-2404.

- Z. Abu El-Rub, E.A. Bramer, G. Brem, 2008

Experimental comparison of biomass chars with other catalysts for tar reduction,

Fuel, Volume 87, Issues 10-11, August 2008, Pages 2243-2252

- G. Brem en E.A.Bramer, 2007

PyRos: a new flash pyrolysis technology for the production of bio-oil from biomass residues,

Bio Energy Outlook 2007, 25-27 April 2007, Singapore

- E.A.Bramer en G. Brem, 2007

New thermogravimeric vortex reactor for the determination of the primary decomposition rate of biomass at fast pyrolysis conditions, 15th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, 7-11 May 2007, Berlin

Paper TGA V2.3.I.17.pdf

- Z. Abu El-Rub, E.A., Bramer G. Brem 2004

Review of catalysts for tar elimination in biomass gasification processes

Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 2004, 43 (22), pp. 6911-6919.

- M.S., Abd-Elhady, C.C.M Rindt, J.G. Wijers, A.A van Steenhoven,. E.A. Bramer, Th.H. van der Meer, 2004

Minimum gas speed in heat exchangers to avoid particulate fouling.

International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer Volume 47, Issue 17-18, August 2004, Pages 3943-3955

E. Mondt, H.P. van Kemenade, J.J.H. Brouwers, E.A. Bramer, 2004

Rotating Sorbent Reactor

in 3rd International Symposium on Two Phase Flow Modelling and Experimentation; Editors: G.P. Celata, P. Di Marco, A Mariani, R.K. Shah, Pisa, Italy.

E.A. Bramer and G. Brem, 2002

A novel technology for fast pyrolysis of biomass: PyRos reactor, 12th European Biomass Conference, Amsterdam, 17-21 June 2002

- E.A. Bramer 1995

Flue gas emissions from fluidized bed combustion

Atmospheric fluidized bed coal combustion: research, development, and application ed. M. Valk Elsevier 1995

Fuel and Energy Abstracts, Volume 36, Number 5, September 1995 , pp. 371-371(1)

- E.A., Bramer M. Valk 1991

Nitrous oxide and nitric oxide emissions by fluidized bed combustion

(1991) Proceedings of the International Conference on Fluidized Bed Combustion, 2, pp. 701-707.

- K.E. Knol, E.A. Bramer, M. Valk 1989

Reduction of nitrogen oxides by injection of urea in the freeboard of a pilot scale fluidized bed combustor

(1989) Fuel, 68 (12), pp. 1565-1569.