New BIGCCS PhD – Georg Baumgartner

Georg Baumgartner successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis with the project title “Flame Flashback in Premixed Hydrogen-Air Combustion Systems” on December 12, 2014, in Munich, Germany. He has experimentally investigated the flashback behavior of turbulent hydrogen-air flames using advanced optical measurement techniques. His studies involved various geometrical burner configurations and different operating conditions such that the Read More


BIGCCS – an important contribution to CCS realization

After six years of operation, BIGCCS has established a solid foothold as a leading research and innovation center in CO2 capture, transport and storage (CCS). BIGCCS contributes in important arenas. The FME scheme has offered a unique opportunity to develop a platform for collaboration across disciplines and between industry players and research institutions, nationally and Read More


New BIGCCS PhD – Rafael Antonio Sanchez

Rafael Sanchez successfully defended his thesis «Modelling and simulation of reactive gas-solid flows in circulating fluidized bed reactors» on December 12, 2014. Rafael’s work has focused on mathematical modelling and numerical simulation of reactive gas-solid flows in CFB reactors. A one-dimensional model has been developed that represents a trade-off between accuracy and computational time. The Read More


BIGCCS Board Meeting

BIGCCS Board Meeting No 13 was held at Scandic Nidelven Hotel in Trondheim on November 27.  Focus of the meeting this time was operational status, planning of 2015, and discussions on continued activities after the FME period ends in 2016. Under the heading operational status, BIGCCS Director Ms. Mona Mølnvik reported on efforts to highlight Read More


TCCS-8 – Call for papers

The “Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage” will be staged for the 8th time on June 16 – 18, 2015, in Trondheim, Norway. The bi-annual event is since its start in 2003 established as a leading scientific CCS technology conferences. It is a pleasure to invite you to Trondheim and to submit an extended abstract for Read More