Paulo Eduardo Debiagi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Department of Chemistry, Materials, and Chemical Engineering, Politecnico di Milano
My main research interests are focused on transformation of Biomasses into sources of Energy, in particular the pyrolysis method, in order to generate greater yields of Syngas. Particular attention is being given to develop a model that can predict the biochemical composition of a source of Biomass from its Elementary composition, to a better understanding of the steps of breaking-down the compounds into the products of the Pyrolysis and the interaction of the ash content and composition on the development of the process.
Fundamentals of Combustion (Teaching Assistant)
- 2014-Present. PhD in Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano.
- 2007-2012. Engineer Degree in Biotechnological Engineering at UNESP "Universidade Estadual Paulista" Brasil (August 2012). Thesis title: "Characterization and Evaluation of oils from Cerrado plants for pharmaceutical, food and biofuel industries application." Advisor: Prof. Regildo M
- Debiagi, P. E. A., Gentile, G., Pelucchi, M., Frassoldati, A., Cuoci, A., Faravelli, T., & Ranzi, E. (2016). Detailed kinetic mechanism of gas-phase reactions of volatiles released from biomass pyrolysis. Biomass and Bioenergy, 93, 60-71, DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.06.015
Debiagi, P. E. A., Pecchi, C., Gentile, G., Frassoldati, A., Cuoci, A., Faravelli, T., & Ranzi, E. (2015). Extractives extend the applicability of multistep kinetic scheme of biomass pyrolysis. Energy & Fuels, 29(10), 6544-6555, DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01753