Willibrordus P.M. van Swaaij

prof.dr.ir.

  • 13164 Citations
  • 63 h-Index
1977 …2020

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2020
Open Access

Overall mass balance evaluation of electrochemical reactors: The case of CO2 reduction

Blom, M. J. W., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Mul, G. & Kersten, S. R. A., 10 Feb 2020, In : Electrochimica acta. 333, 135460.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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1 Citation (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)
2019

Pulsed electrochemical synthesis of formate using Pb electrodes

Blom, M. J. W., Smulders, V., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Mul, G., 12 Nov 2019, In : Applied catalysis B: environmental. 118420.

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1 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Biomass Power for the World. Transformations to Effective Use

van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Palz, W., 2015, Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishers. 734 p. (Pan Stanford Series on Renewable Energy; no. 6)

Research output: Book/ReportBookAcademic

10 Citations (Scopus)

Overview of Energy from Biomass for Nonexperts

van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2015, Biomass Power for the World. Transformations to Effective Use. Van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Palz, W. (eds.). Singapore: Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., p. 1-116 116 p. (Pan Stanford Series on Renewable Energy; no. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademic

1 Citation (Scopus)

Preface

van Swaaij, W., Kersten, S. & Palz, W., 1 Jan 2015, Biomass Power for the World: Transformations to Effective Use. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., p. xxi-xxiii

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscriptAcademic

2 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Catalytic reforming of glycerol in supercritical water over bimetallic Pt-Ni catalyst

Chakinala, A. G., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A., de Vlieger, D., Seshan, K. & Brilman, D. W. F., 2013, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 52, 15, p. 5302-5312 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Energy Efficient Solvents for CO2 Absorption from Flue Gas: Vapor Liquid Equilibrium and Pilot Plant Study

Singh, P., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Brilman, D. W. F., 2013, In : Energy procedia. 37, p. 2021-2046

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20 Citations (Scopus)
221 Downloads (Pure)

Intrinsic reactivity of biomass-derived char under steam gasification conditions. Potential of wood ash as catalyst.

Nanou, P., Gutierrez Murillo, H. E., van Swaaij, W. P. M., van Rossum, G. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2013, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 217, p. 289-299 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

45 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Supercritical water gasification of organic acids and alcohols: the effect of chain length

Chakinala, A. G., Kumar, S., Kruse, A., Kersten, S. R. A., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Brilman, D. W. F., 2013, In : Journal of supercritical fluids. 74, p. 8-21 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Catalyst screening for the hydrothermal gasification of aqueous phase of bio-oil

Chakinala, A. G., Chinthaginjala, J. K., Seshan, K., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Brilman, D. W. F., 2012, In : Catalysis today. 195, 1, p. 83-92 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of particle geometry and micro-structure on fast pyrolysis of beech wood

Westerhof, R. J. M., Nygard, H., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Brilman, D. W. F., 2012, In : Energy & fuels. 26, 4, p. 2274-2280 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Fast pyrolysis in a novel wire-mesh reactor: decomposition of pine wood and model compounds

Hoekstra, E., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Hogendoorn, K. J. A., 2012, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 187, p. 172-184 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

62 Citations (Scopus)

Fast pyrolysis in a novel wire-mesh reactor: design and initial results

Hoekstra, E., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & Hogendoorn, K. J. A., 2012, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 191, p. 45-58 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Functioning devices for solar to fuel conversion

Mul, G., Schacht, C., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Moulijn, J. A., 2012, In : Chemical engineering and processing : process intensification. 51, p. 137-149 13 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)
467 Downloads (Pure)

Heterogeneous and homogeneous reactions of pyrolysis vapors from pine wood

Hoekstra, E., Westerhof, R. J. M., Brilman, W., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A., Hogendoorn, K. J. A. & Windt, M., 2012, In : AIChE journal. 58, 9, p. 2830-2842 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

63 Citations (Scopus)

High-throughput screening technique for biomass conversion in hot compressed water

Nanou, P., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Rossum, G., 2012, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 51, 5, p. 2487-2491 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Preliminary assessment of synthesis gas production via hybrid steam reforming of methane and glycerol

Balegedde Ramachandran, P., van Rossum, G., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2012, In : Energy & fuels. 25, 12, p. 5755-5766 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Process intensification in the future production of base chemicals from biomass

Sanders, J. P. M., Clark, J. H., Harmsen, G. J., Heeres, H., Heijnen, J. J., Kersten, S. R. A., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Moulijn, J. A., 2012, In : Chemical engineering and processing : process intensification. 51, p. 117-136 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

86 Citations (Scopus)

Reactor modeling of methanol reforming in supercritical water

Kumar, S., Chakinala, A. G., Kersten, S. R. A., Van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Brilman, D. W. F., 1 Dec 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2011

Challenges in the production of sustainable fuels from pyrolysis oil. Design of efficient catalysts for gasification of char

Matas Güell, B., van Rossum, G., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A., Lefferts, L. & Seshan, K., 2011, In : Applied catalysis B: environmental. 101, 3-4, p. 587-597 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of catalytic effects in gasification of biomass at intermediate temperature and pressure

Nanou, P., van Rossum, G., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A., Lefferts, L. & Seshan, K., 2011, In : Energy & fuels. 25, 3, p. 1242-1253 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of catalytic effects in gasification of biomass at intermediate temperature and pressure. II Process performance analysis

Nanou, P., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Rossum, G., 2011, In : Energy & fuels. 25, 9, p. 4085-4094 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Fractional condensation of biomass pyrolysis vapors

Westerhof, R. J. M., Brilman, D. W. F., Garcia Perez, M., Wang, Z., Oudenhoven, S., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2011, In : Energy & fuels. 25, 4, p. 1817-1829 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

113 Citations (Scopus)
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25 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Catalytic and non-catalytic supercritical water gasification of microalgae and glycerol

Chakinala, A. G., Brilman, D. W. F., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2010, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 49, 3, p. 1113-1122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Combined optimization of fast pyrolysis oil and catalytic reforming of pyrolysis oil to produce renewable from biomass waste

Balegedde Ramachandran, P., Westerhof, R. J. M., van Rossum, G., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Brilman, D. W. F. & Kersten, S. R. A., 3 May 2010, Proceedings of 18th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition from Research to industry and markets. Spitzer, J., Dallemand, J. F., Baxter, D. & Ossenbrink, H. (eds.). Florence: ETA Florence, WIP Renewable Energies, p. 774-777

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Effect of particle size on the fast pyrolysis of biomass

Westerhof, R. J. M., Oudenhoven, S., Brilman, D. W. F., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 3 May 2010, 18th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. Spitzer, J., Dallemand, J. F., Baxter, D. & Ossenbrink, H. (eds.). Florence: ETA-Florence and WIP Renewable Energies, p. 1052-1054

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Effect of temperature in fluidized bed fast pyrolysis of biomass: oil quality assessment in test units

Westerhof, R. J. M., Brilman, D. W. F., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2010, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 49, 3, p. 1160-1168 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

99 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

Energy from algae: growth optimization and algae-to-fuel conversion routes

Garcia Alba, L., de Weerdt, J., Verschoor, A. M., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Brilman, D. W. F., 3 May 2010, Proceedings of the International Conference. ETA-Florence Renewable Energies and WIP-Renewable Energies, p. 249-254

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Evaporation of pyrolysis oil: Product distribution and residue char analysis

van Rossum, G., Matas Güell, B., Balegedde Ramachandran, P., Seshan, K., Lefferts, L., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2010, In : AIChE journal. 56, 8, p. 2200-2210 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

24 Citations (Scopus)
2009
187 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic gasification of dry and wet biomass

van Rossum, G., Potic, B., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2009, In : Catalysis today. 145, 1-2, p. 10-18 9 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)
146 Downloads (Pure)

Evaporation of biomass fast pyrolysis oil: evaluation of char formation

Balegedde Ramachandran, P., van Rossum, G., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2009, In : Environmental progress. 28, 3, p. 410-417 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Fast pyrolysis of biomass in a fluidized bed reactor: in-situ filtering of the vapors

Hoekstra, E., Hogendoorn, K. J. A., Wang, X., Westerhof, R. J. M., Kersten, S. R. A., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Groeneveld, M. J., 2009, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 48, 10, p. 4744-4756 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

69 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrothermal conversion of biomass: Part I, Glucose conversion in hot compressed water

Knezevic, D., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Kersten, S. R. A., 2009, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 48, p. 4731-4743 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

112 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrothermal conversion of biomass. Part II. conversion of wood, pyrolysis oil, and glucose in hot compressed water

Knezevic, D., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2009, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 49, 1, p. 104-112 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

78 Citations (Scopus)

Pyrolysis of biomass: Temperature effects on oil yields and quality

Westerhof, R. J. M., Brilman, D. W. F., Kersten, S. R. A. & Van Swaaij, W. P. M., 1 Dec 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Staged catalytic gasification/steam reforming of pyrolysis oil

van Rossum, G., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2009, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 48, 12, p. 5857-5866 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

38 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Diffusivities in aqueous solutions of the potassium salt of amino acids

Hamborg, E., van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Versteeg, G., 2008, In : Journal of chemical and engineering data. 53, 5, p. 1141-1145 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of condenser operation on the biomass fast pyrolysis oil

Westerhof, R. J. M., Brilman, D. W. F., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2 Jun 2008, Proceedings of the 16th European Biomass Conference from research to industry and markets. Schmid, J., Grimm, H. P., Helm, P. & Grassi, A. (eds.). Florence: ETA Florence Renewable Energy, p. 1095-1099

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Gas Mixing in a Pilot Scale (500 kWth) Air Blown Circulating Fluidised Bed Biomass Gasifier

Kersten, S. R. A., Moonen, R. H. W., Prins, W. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 7 Apr 2008, Progress in Thermochemical Biomass Conversion. Blackwell Science, p. 452-464 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Staged catalytic gasification of pyrolysis oil to synthesis gas

van Rossum, G., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2 Jun 2008, Proceedings of the 16th European Biomass Conference from research to industry and markets. Schmid, J., Grimm, H. P., Helm, P. & Grassi, A. (eds.). Florence: ETA Florence Renewable Energies, p. 1001-1002

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

2007

Catalytic and noncatalytic gasification of pyrolysis oil

van Rossum, G., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2007, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 46, 12, p. 3959-3967 69 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

95 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic gasification of pyrolysis oil in a staged two bed reactor

van Rossum, G., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 7 May 2007, Proceedings of the International Conference held in Berlin, Germany. Maniatis, K., Grimm, H. P., Helm, P. & Grassi, A. (eds.). Berlin: ETA-Renewable Energies and WIP-Renewable Energies, p. 1153-1155

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Controlling the water content of biomass fast pyrolysis oil

Westerhof, R. J. M., Kuipers, N. J. M., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2007, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 46, 26, p. 9238-9247 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

106 Citations (Scopus)
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Development of an innovative sustainable continuous pretreatment process of cotton

Bouwhuis, G. H., Van Swaaij, W. P. M. & Warmoeskerken, M., 2007, p. -.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

High-throughput screening technique for conversion in hot compressed water: quantification and characterization of liquid and solid products

Knezevic, D., Schmiedl, D., Meier, D., Kersten, S. R. A. & van Swaaij, W., 2007, In : Industrial and engineering chemistry research. 46, 6, p. 1810-1817 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Options for catalysis in the thermochemical conversion of biomass into fuels.

Kersten, S. R. A., van Swaaij, W. P. M., Lefferts, L. & Seshan, K., 2007, Catalysis for renewables. From feedstock to energy production.. Centi, G. & van Santen, R. A. (eds.). Wiley-VCH Verlag, p. 26- 448 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

50 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Analysis of the process conditions for fast pyrolysis

Bridgwater, A. V. (ed.), Wang, X., Kersten, S. R. A., Boocock, D. G. B. (ed.), Prins, W. & van Swaaij, W. P. M., 2006, p. 1380-1390. 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper