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Anthony Lau

Chemical and Biological Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

Name: Anthony Lau
Title: Associate Professor
Degrees: BSc (1981) University of Guelph Ontario, MSc (1983) University of Guelph Ontario, PhD (1988) University of British Columbia
Office: CHBE 2.47, 2360 East Mall
Phone: (604) 822-3476
Fax: (604) 822-6003
Email: aklau@interchange.ubc.ca

Research Interests

  • Anaerobic digestion of organic waste for bioenergy
  • Composting and value-added fertilizer production
  • Storage, characterization and quality of wood pellets for use as solid fuel
  • Degradability and compostability of biodegradable plastics
  • Odor monitoring and biofiltration for odor treatment
  • Small (on-site) biological wastewater treatment systems

Current Research

  • Development of a calculator for the techno-economic assessment of anaerobic digestion
  • Anaerobic fermentation of agri-food waste for biological hydrogen production
  • Storage, characterization and quality of wood pellets for use as solid fuel
  • Controlled-microstructure biopolymers: From synthesis to processing and final disintegration through composting

Publications

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