LEVEL: Master and Doctorate


MAIN TOPICS: Carbohydrate chemistry. Naturally occurring polysaccharides. Lignin. Ligno-carbohydrate complexes. Extractives. Principles of lipid and protein chemistry. Biofuels. Biofuel upgrading. Biomass conversion processes for value-added chemicals and functional materials. Biorefineries.


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Scientific journals related to the subject: Bioresource Technology, Biomass and Bioenergy, Carbohydrate Polymers, Energy & Fuels, Fuel, ChemSusChem, Green Chemistry, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Journal of the American Oil Chemistry Society, RSC Advances, Applied Energy, Catalysis Today.