Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge
Dr Pooya Azadi is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at the University of Cambridge. His primary research interests fall into the areas of sustainable low carbon energy and catalytic processes. More specifically, his research includes the production of liquid biofuels and hydrogen from lignocellulose and microalgae feedstock, life cycle assessment of biofuels, and the use of solar energy in biomass conversion processes.
Dr Azadi previously conducted research on the life cycle carbon footprint of the algal biofuels at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford under the supervision of Professor Sir David King and Dr. Oliver Inderwildi. Also, he had the opportunity to work with Professor James Dumesic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Professor Junichiro Otomo at the University of Tokyo, and Professor Khodadadi at the University of Tehran during his doctoral studies.