Category Archive: Current Research

Feb 13

Current perspectives on acidogenic fermentation to produce volatile fatty acids from waste

“Acidogenic fermentation is a clean treatment for biodegradable waste and provides an alternative to petroleum refineries, but researchers need to address some challenges: a better understanding on fermentation parameters, product recovery and process integration” Maria Ramos-Suarez, Yue Zhang & Victoria Outram Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology (2021)  Published: 13 February 2021 Abstract Volatile fatty acids (VFAs) are key …

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Sep 01

A mechanical approach to understanding the impact of the nematode Anguillicoloides crassus on the European eel swimbladder

Research Article Each CDT SIS cohort undertake a group project with researchers from different disciplines working together to understand and research a complex real world problem sustainable engineering problems.

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Mar 06

CDT SIS student researching how microplastics can end up in farmland

Freya Radford is a second year PhD student part of CDT in Sustainable Infrastructure Systems and based in Geography and Environmental Science. Freya is researching micro-plastic pollution in agricultural land through organic fertilisers made from sewage sludge.

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Jan 24

Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering Winter Showcase

Maria prepared a one minute talk and poster presentation as the Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering Winter Showcase in January 2020.

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Nov 26

Fiberight placement – Maria Ramos Suarez

Employment in Fiberight – 30/09/2019 to 25/11/2019 written by Maria Ramos Suarez Being part of the CDT-SIS gave me and other PhD students the opportunity to take part in interdisciplinary projects in collaboration with industries.

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