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Renewable feedstocks

New bio-inspired processes and products from renewable feedstocks

Using an enzymatic process to produce polymers in a simpler way in detergent and cosmetic industries. Potential environmental benefits include less need for solvents, energy savings and drastically reduced carbon footprint.

Project date: 
Sunday, July 1, 2012 to Tuesday, June 30, 2015



Prof Adisa Azapagic

Adisa's research interests are in the area of Engineering for Sustainable Development, which includes systems optimisation, sustainable technology, life cycle assessment, carbon footprinting and corporate sustainability. She has over 100 publications in these areas of interest, including three books.

Systems analysis, Sustainability, Technology, Instrumentation, Production, Impact, Environment, Carbon, Management, Climate, Business, Social responsibility, Teaching, Education