Professor Paul Williams

Professor Paul Williams

Profile

Paul Williams is Professor of Environmental Engineering at The University of Leeds and has a research background in both applied chemistry and process engineering.  He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Institute of Energy.  He has published more than 500 academic papers in the area of environmental engineering, including waste and biomass pyrolysis, gasification and waste incineration.  He has also authored a second edition of a text book entitled ‘Waste Treatment and Disposal’ (John Wiley & Sons, 2005).  He has an ‘h’ index of 85 and more than 25,000 citations to his work (Google Scholar).  In addition, he has been awarded 28 EPSRC research grants and numerous industrial research grants, totalling over £15M.  His research work has been honoured by several awards including the Steetley-Magnesia Award, the Redlands Minerals Award, the Lubbock-Sambrook Award and the Distinguished Guest Lecturer Medal by the Environmental Chemistry Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He is a member of the Editorial Boards of the journals, Environmental Technology, Waste & Biomass Valorization, Biofuels, Fuel and editor of Journal of the Energy Institute.He has supervised 59 PhD students to success.

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