Maryam Akbari

Women’s equal participation in society is essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and I believe such networks encourage women to increase their participation and representation in various fields involved in the transition to a sustainable society.

Government of Canada/ Process Engineer
Montreal

Maryam is a Process Engineer at Natural Resource Canada (NRCan) working on I-BIOREF (a multi-criteria decision support system tool) development as well as hydrogen production pathways. She has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Engineering Management specialisation) from the University of Alberta. Her multi-disciplinary research is about techno-economic and life cycle assessments of various energy systems with a focus on production of biofuels and biochemicals. She has contributed to the publication of more than fifteen peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapter and industrial/governmental reports. She has also presented the results of her research at several national and international conferences. During her PhD, she has been the recipient of several awards, scholarships and grants.

Presented at more than 35 national and international conferences:

- Value of Biogas Conferences, Techno-economic assessment of renewable natural gas (RNG) production from various thermochemical and biological conversion processes using biomass feedstocks. 2021

- 28th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE), Techno-economic assessment of renewable natural gas (RNG) production from various biomass feedstocks, 2020

- 27th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE), Techno-economic assessment of bio-coal production through wet and dry torrefaction processes of different biomass feedstocks, 2019

- World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED), Life cycle GHG and energy analyses of bio-coal production of various feedstocks, 2019

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