Presentation on theme: "EU-US project R enewable R esources & C lean T echnology O Graz / Austria Dr.Anton Huber"— Presentation transcript:
EU-US project R enewable R esources & C lean T echnology O pportunities @ Graz / Austria Dr.Anton Huber email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org KFUG - Karl-Franzens University, Graz / Austria IfC – Institut of Chemistry Study Programmes: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Environmental Sciences
EU-US project R enewable R esources & C lean T echnology www.uni-graz.at/~huber/ahactivities/... Student mobility will help to provide the necessary international training in the rapidly changing area of renewable resources, 'green' products and clean technology......
EU-US project R enewable R esources & C lean T echnology EU-partners Gent / Belgium Toulouse / France www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/austria.htm Graz / Austria
A ustria - S tyria - G raz.../Graz.../Styria http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/......./Austria www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/austria.htm
U niversities in G raz Graz inhabitants: 220 000 Karl-Franzens Universität Graz KF-University Graz - KFUG www.uni-graz.at total # of students: 22 000 Technische Universität Graz TUG - Graz University of Technology www.tugraz.at total # of students: 8 700 Medizinische Universität Graz Medical University Graz - MUG www.meduni-graz.at total # of students: 4 700 Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz KUG – Univ. of Music and Dramatic Arts Graz www.kug.ac.at total # of students: 2 000
K arl- F ranzens U niversity G raz founded: 1585 students: 22 000 staff: 3 000 (scientific: 2 000) annual budget: approx. € 140 000 000
S tudy P rogrammes Chemistry Diploma (old) = 3+2 years 3y Bachelor – Chemistry or Biochemistry + 2y Master Biochemistry, Technical Chemistry, Renewable Resources, Nutrition Technology + 2-3y Doctoral Thesis in Chemistry 3y PhD in Chemistry Environmental Sciences 3y Bachelor + 2y Master with focus either on: Chemistry, Physics, Geography, Economy or Macro-Economy
package 1: Carbohydrates / Polysaccharides / Biopolymers partners: KFU-Graz / BOKU-Vienna / TU-Graz contributions: Huber / Praznik / Narodoslawsky / Schnitzer content: projects, seminaries, lectures, laboratory managed by PSI - PolySaccharide Initiative @ KFUG coordination / contact: Prof. Dr. Anton HuberPSI - PolySaccharide InitiativeProf. Dr. Anton Huber project / laboratory / seminary Characterization of Carbohydrates and Polysaccharides Analytical and Preparative Separation Techniques for Carbohydrates and Polysaccharides 10 ECTS, Anton Huber / Werner Praznik project / lectures / practical Ecological Process Evaluation, 1+1 ECTS, Michael Narodoslwasky Production integrated environmental Protection, 2 ECTS, Hans Schnitzer lectures Biopolymers: Macromolecules in Biological Systems, 3 ECTS, Anton Huber Selforganizing Systems: Architecture, Organization and Functionality, 2 ECTS Anton Huber supplementaries: German, Intensive Course (3 weeks) www.uni-graz.at/~huber/ahactivities/
Analysis / Characterization of Polysaccharides: Starch superimposed heterogeneities on molecular level: conformation, dimension & interactive properties component properties distributions + mean values mass & molar fractions from separation techniques bulk properties static & dynamic mean values controlled fragmentation + fragment analysis non-destructive high-resolution 'scanning' of physical & chemical properties: mobility, visco-elasticity,... + chemistry + arithmetics distributions of: excluded volume, molar mass, packing density, branching characteristics,..... application of stress: mech, therm, chem disintegration limits / reorganization capacities / relaxation characteristics / phase transitions
package 2: Cellulosics: Characterization / Solid State Processing / Interface & Surface Phenomena partners: KFU-Graz / TU-Graz contributions: Ribitsch content: projects, seminaries, lectures, laboratory managed by Interface Science & Rheology Group @ KFUG coordination / contact: Prof. Dr. Volker RibitschInterface Science & Rheology Prof. Dr. Volker Ribitsch project / laboratory / seminary Surface and interface modification of beta-glucans, 4 ECTS, V.Ribitsch Organic chemistry modifications of beta-glucans, 4 ECTS, R.Dworczak Renewable Resources (646.345), 3 ECTS, M.Mittelbach NMR-Analysis, 3 ECTS, K.Zangger lectures supplementaries: German, Intensive Course (3 weeks) www.uni-graz.at/~huber/ahactivities/
processes at the solid-liquid interface of polymers, in particular polysaccharides and pigment materials processes between interfaces of new materials with specific and selective surface properties partner of EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence - responsible for interface science, coordination of analytical methods and standardisation of applied analytical techniques cellulosic fibers investigations on quality, chemical and physical structure and morphology optimizing processing and finishing of natural cellulose fibres dissolution of cellulose based materials investigations of interface processes at the solid liquid interface shaping of dissolved cellulose based materials establishing structure / properties - correlations for produced materials feedback for finishing processes, functionalization and compounding Interface processes fibers: 'Cellulosics'
package 3: Biofuels partners: KFU-Graz / TU-Graz contributions: Mittelbach & partners content: projects, seminaries, lectures, laboratory managed by Renewable Resources Group @ KFUG coordination / contact: Prof. Dr. Martin MittelbachRenewable Resources Group Prof. Dr. Martin Mittelbach project / laboratory / seminary Bio-organic Labcourse, 15 ECTS, M.Mittelbach Laboratory Project Traffic Technology, 2 ECTS, S.Hausberger lectures Renewable Resources, 3 ECTS, M. Mittelbach Fuels and Lubricants, 3 ECTS, Peter Tritthart Internal Combustion Engines, 4 ECTS, H.Eichlseder supplementaries: German, Intensive Course (3 weeks) www.uni-graz.at/~huber/ahactivities/
First Biodiesel Plant for Used Frying Oil in USA Kentucky, 1999
package 4: Organo-chemical Modification and Transformation of Natural Materials partners: KFU-Graz / TU-Graz contributions: Dworczak, Ribitsch, Huber, Uray content: projects, seminaries, lectures, laboratory managed by PSI - PolySaccharide Initiative @ KF-Univ. Graz coordination / contact: Prof. Dr. Renate DworczakProf. Dr. Renate Dworczak project / laboratory / seminary Organic and bioorganic modifications of glucan-oligomers, 6 ECTS, R.Dworczak Surface and interface modification of beta-glucans, 4 ECTS, V.Ribitsch Labelling, 2 ECTS, G.Uray Renewable Resources, 3 ECTS, M. Mittelbach NMR of biomolecules, 3 ECTS, N.N lectures Biopolymers: Macromolecules in Biological Systems, 3 ECTS, A.Huber Selforganizing Systems: Architecture, Organization and Functionality, 2 ECTS A.Huber Biocatalysis, 3 ECTS, N.N. supplementaries: German, Intensive Course (3 weeks) www.uni-graz.at/~huber/ahactivities/
Chitosan: isolation / purification modification and functionalization
R= -H, -COCH 3 hydrophilic, however, insoluble in water nontoxic nonallergenic antimicrobial biodegradable hydrogen bonds chemical functionalities –amino / NAc group –primary hydroxy group –secondary hydroxy group Chitosan: properties / chemistry
reduction + RCHO R =–(CH 2 ) n – CH 3 –(CH 2 –CH 2 –O) n – CH 3 – cyclodextrine – monosaccharide – disaccharide Chitosan + aldehydes
package 5: Sustainable Technology of Renewable Resources partners: TU-Graz / KFU-Graz contributions: Ribitsch content: projects, seminaries, lectures, laboratory managed by r n s @ TU-Graz Institute for resource efficient and sustainable systems coordination / contact: Prof. Dr. Michael Narodoslawskyr n sProf. Dr. Michael Narodoslawsky project / laboratory / seminary Ecological Process Evaluation, 1+1 ECTS, Michael Narodoslwasky Production integrated environmental Protection, 2 ECTS, Hans Schnitzer Biotechnology for Advanced, 3 ECTS, Braunegg, Nidetzky, Steiner Biotechnology - Project Laboratory, 4 ECTS, Braunegg, Nidetzky, Steiner Ecology - Energy, 2 ECTS, Lettner, Streicher lectures Surface and interface modification of beta-glucans, 4 ECTS, Volker Ribitsch Renewable Resources, 3 ECTS, Martin Mittelbach Spatial and Regional Economics, 2 ECTS Karl Steininger supplementaries: German, Intensive Course (3 weeks) www.uni-graz.at/~huber/ahactivities/
Area-distribution of Biodiesel from Used Vegetable Oil Area-distribution of Fossil Diesel Overall footprint 4,8 m² a / MJ 28,3 m² a / MJ LCA assessment with SPI - Sustainable Process Index
Life Cycle of Biodiesel from tallow and used vegetable oil
Biogas Press Amino acid Separation raw material for biotechnology fodder Liquid phase Lactic acid Separation ethyl-lactate as solvent Solid phase lactic acid for agricultural use Silage Fodder pellets EnergyFertiliser Fibres Case Study for Renewable Resource Logistics Green Biorefinery
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