UKCCSRC Autumn Biannual, Sheffield – 11-12 September 2017

Presentation slides available

The first of the new Autumn ‘Programme Biannuals’ will take place on 12 September in Sheffield, with a networking drinks reception and meal at the same venue on 11 September.
Location: The Edge, Endcliffe Village, University of Sheffield

You can read all of the blogs from the Autumn 2017 Programme Conference in Sheffield here.

 TimeProgrammed Activity
 11 September
16:45 – 19:00

Networking Drinks Reception and Poster Presentation

The ECR Poster prize winners are:
Revelations Samuel:    See the winning poster.     See the accompanying presentation.
Sergio Ramirez Solis:    See the winning poster.     See the accompanying presentation.
Thomas Spitz:    See the winning poster.     See the accompanying presentation.
See the other posters displayed at the event.

19:00 ~

Informal meal and poster prize winners presentation

 12 September
 9:00 – 10:00

ECR Poster Prize Winners Presentation  (Open to all)

Poster presentations will be given by the winners of the UKCCSRC ECR poster competition. The winners will be announced on the evening of 11 September at the Networking Reception.

Scientific Council Meeting (Open to Scientific Council Members only)

Introduction to the UKCCSRC Scientific Council
Speakers from UKCCSRC and EPSRC

10:00 – 10:30Break
10:30 – 11:45

Parallel Session A: Transport & Storage 1

Chair: Stuart Haszeldine
Anatoliy Vorobev: Thermo- and Hydrodynamics of Slowly Miscible Interfaces
Jerome Neufeld: Migration of CO2 through North Sea Geological Carbon Storage Sites: Impact of Faults, Geological Heterogeneities and Dissolution
Haroun Mahgerefteh: The Development and Demonstration of Best Practice Guidelines for the Safe Start-up Injection of CO2 into Depleted Gas Fields

Parallel Session B: Biomass

Chair: Jon Gibbins
Patricia Thornley: BECCS: Do we need it and can we deliver?
Ed Lester: Optimisation of Biomass/Coal Co-Firing Processes through Integrated Measurement and Computational Modelling
Karen Finney: BioCAP

Parallel Session C: Capture 1

Chair: Camille Petit
Mathieu Lucquiaud: Towards more Flexible Power Generation with CCS: Pilot Plant Test Campaigns for Best Practice Guidelines for Post-Combustion Capture
Meihong Wang: Study of Process Intensification for Solvent-based Carbon Capture using Systems Engineering Techniques
Eleanor Campbell: CNT/PVA Aerogels for Carbon Capture

11:45 – 13:00

Parallel Session D: Capture 2 Solids

Chair: Mohamed Pourkashanian
Ben Anthony: UK demonstration of Enhanced Calcium Looping, and First Global Demonstration of Advanced Doping Techniques
Ed Lester: Industrial Scale Manufacture of Sorbent Materials for Carbon Capture
Gang Lu: C02 Flow Metering through Multi-Modal Sensing and Statistical Data Fusion

Parallel Session E: Transport & Storage 2 

Chair: Andy Chadwick
Andy Chadwick: UK GeoEnergy Observatories (ESIOS) Update
Mike Kendall: The need for passive seismic monitoring at CO2 storage sites
Ben Wetenhall: Shelter and Escape in the Event of a Release of CO2 from CCS Infrastructure (S-CAPE)
Zoe Shipton: Impact of faults on migration pathways from CO2 storage sites: field and modelling approaches.

Parallel Session F: GGR

Chair: Phil Williamson (also introduction to NERC GGR programme)
Niall Mac Dowell: Comparative Assessment and Region-Specific Optimisation of GGR
Nils Markusson: Assessing the Mitigation Deterrence Effects of GGRs
Phil Renforth: Greenhouse Gas Removal in the Iron and Steel Industry

13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:15

Parallel Session G: Transport & Storage 3

Chair: Stuart Haszeldine
Richard Graham: Modelling the Thermophysical Properties of Impure CO2
Kumar Patchigolla: CO2 Shipping-Compression, Liquefaction and Dehydration (CO2 LIQUID)
James Verdon: Linking induced seismicity with injection and geomechanics
Stuart Gilfillan: Using Inherent Fingerprints to Monitor CO2 Storage

Parallel Session H: Capture 3

Chair: Jon Gibbins
Mohamed Pourkashanian: In-Depth Studies of OxyCoal Combustion Processes through Numerical Modelling and 3D Flame Imaging
Richard Marsh: Oxyfuel and Exhaust Gas Recirculation Processes in Gas Turbine Combustion for Improved Carbon Capture Performance & Selective Exhaust Gas Recirculation for Carbon Capture with Gas Turbines: Integration, Intensification, Scale-up and Optimisation
Xianfeng Fan: A compact CO2 Capture Process to Combat  Industrial Emissions

Parallel Session I: Cross-cutting

Chair: David Reiner
Jie Ke (part one) (part two): Measurement of Water Solubility Limits of CO2 Mixtures to Underpin the Safe Pipeline Transportation of CO2
David Newbery: Evaluating Spill-Over Benefits from Low-Carbon Energy Investments
Ben Wetenhall: Flexible CCS Network Development (FleCCSnet)

15:15 – 16:00

Plenary Session

Mike Hemsley: Committee on Climate Change: The role of CCS in reaching UK emission targets up to 2050, and also beyond to net zero

16:10 – 16:30

FERF members meeting (FERF members only)

Additional Programme for UKCCSRC Research Team, Independent Advisory Group and Early Career Researchers only


TimeProgrammed Activity
 11 September
12:00 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 14:00UKCCSRC 2017 plenary for Research Team and IAP
ECR Programme: Introduction to UKCCSRC 2017 – 2022
14:00 – 15:15Core research parallel sessions
ECR programme: Discussion session: What can the UKCCSRC do for you?
15:15 – 15:45Break
15:45 – 16:45Core research parallel sessions
ECR programme: Career development: An industry perspective
16:45 – 18:00Networking Drinks Reception and Poster Session
IAP meeting
18:00 – 19:00Networking Drinks Reception and Poster Session
19:00 ~Informal meal and poster prize winners presentation

Save the date for our Spring Biannual held at the University of Cambridge on 26 and 27 March

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