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Lorenzo Riva

PhD Research Fellow

 
Office:
H4057 ( Jon Lilletuns vei 9, Grimstad )

Currently taking a PhD in Renewable Energy, Bioenergy.

Topic: Biochar production, densification and application for the (ferro)silicon production.

Education:

  • Bachelor and Master in Energy Engineering at Polytechnic of Milan. Track: Energy for Development. 

Research interests

  • Biochar production and application in the metallurgical industry, mainly (ferro)silicon production
  • Biochar blending and densification
  • Pelletting modelling

Scientific publications

  • Riva, Lorenzo; Surup, Gerrit Ralf; Buø, Therese Videm; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2019). A study of densified biochar as carbon source in the silicon and ferrosilicon production. Energy. ISSN: 0360-5442. 181s 985 - 996. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2019.06.013.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed; Skreiberg, Øyvind; Wang, Liang; Bartocci, Pietro; Barbanera, Marco; Bidini, Gianni; Fantozzi, Francesco (2019). Analysis of optimal temperature, pressure and binder quantity for the production of biocarbon pellet to be used as a substitute for coke. Applied Energy. ISSN: 0306-2619. 256s 1 - 16. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113933.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed; Buø, Therese Videm; Zhuo, Hewen; Yang, Qing; Yang, Haiping; Skreiberg, Øyvind; Wang, Liang; Bartocci, Pietro; Barbanera, Marco; Fantozzi, Francesco (2019). LCA Analysis of Biocarbon Pellet Production to Substitute Coke. DEStech Transactions on Environment, Energy and Earth Sciences. ISSN: 2475-8833. doi:10.12783/dteees/iceee2019/31754.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Teigen, Knut Erik; Hjertager, Bjørn H; Kalvig, Siri Margrethe (2017). Implementation and application of the actuator line model by OpenFOAM for vertical axis wind turbine. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. ISSN: 1757-8981. 276 (1). doi:10.1088/1757-899X/276/1/012002.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Buø, Therese Videm; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2019). Validation and application of a multiparameter model for the densification of biochar.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Buø, Therese Videm; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2019). Biochar for metallurgical applications.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed; Buø, Therese Videm; Zhuo, Hewen; Yang, Qing; Yang, Haiping; Skreiberg, Øyvind; Wang, Liang; Bartocci, Pietro; Barbanera, Marco; Fantozzi, Francesco (2019). LCA analysis of biocarbon pellet production to substitute coke.
  • Riva, Lorenzo (2019). Biochar research at the University of Agder.
  • Riva, Lorenzo (2019). Biochar pellets for the silicon production.
  • Riva, Lorenzo (2018). Biokull pellets.
  • Riva, Lorenzo; Essmann, Uwe; Surup, Gerrit Ralf; Buø, Therese Videm; Nielsen, Henrik Kofoed (2018). Biochar Pelletization for Metallurgical Applications.

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