alexa The Emerging Biomass Economy
ISSN: 2161-0401

Organic Chemistry: Current Research
Open Access

Like us on:
OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Share This Page

Additional Info

Loading
Loading Please wait..
 

International Summit on Past and Present Research Systems of Green Chemistry
August 25-27, 2014 Hilton Philadelphia Airport, USA

William Nelson
Accepted Abstracts: Organic Chem Curr Res
DOI: 10.4172/2161-0401.S1.005
Abstract
The biomass economy represents the best expression of the mechanism for the technological transition for society to a practical, reliable, sustainable and responsible energy/material economy. The expectation that petroleum feedstocks can perpetually supply this demand is unrealistic. Biomass and recent developments in the broad fields of chemistry and engineering have opened the possibility of this area to replace the petroleum economy. By comparing the market economies of petroleum and biomass, it will be shown that sustainable agriculture with a variety of biomass supported by a lifecycle analysis is possible and inevitable. Given this conclusion, the argument can be made that if biomass is to fulfill this need, then it must be researched and developed with the same professional and scientific rigor that is applied to the development of medicines. When seen in the perspective of history, the ability to isolate and extract both feedstocks and energy from agricultural sources will provide the best path toward the desired goal of a sustainable biomass economy.
Biography
William Nelson is an organic chemist, and has been involved with Green Chemistry since 1995. He earned a Doctorate in Organic Chemistry from The Johns Hopkins University, during which he studied the synthesis and photobiology of analogs of the environmental carcinogen benzo[a]pyrene. He has worked in industry as a research chemist, in government (both state of Illinois and US EPA) in environmental protection and pollution prevention, and in education (teaching and directing research), Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Chemistry Department at the University of Illinois, while he consults and writes in the areas of green and sustainable chemistry.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

 
© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version
adwords