Biomass Refining - Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering, Master of Science (Technology)
In the coming decades, the development of sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels and high pollutant materials is more crucial than ever. Biomass refining is a rapidly expanding field, using the newest technologies to convert biomass into clean energy and a variety of marketable bioproducts. Students choosing Biomass Refining as their major gain a deep understanding of biomass and its components on microscopic and molecular levels. The diverse and multidisciplinary study environment together with top-notch research centers and dedicated faculty prepares students with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career on the front lines of renewable energy and biomaterials development.
Upon graduating from the Master’s Programme in Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering – Biomass Refining, graduates will have:
A thorough understanding of the technologies and processes involved in creating products and harnessing energy from biomass. Graduates have a comprehensive foundation in how wood, crops, plants and organic waste can be converted and used to create marketable bioproducts and renewable energy.
Gained insight from industry leaders regarding the growing role of biomass in the low-carbon economy. Graduates understand the realities and opportunities of the biomass industry, including its environmental impacts and challenges faced.
The ability to take part in scientific discussions about biomass and formulate scientifically justified arguments. Graduates are able to describe the global availability and importance of biomass feedstocks and the sustainable use of biomass.
Technical and analytical skills to perform biomass fractionation experiments in the laboratory. Graduates know how to use the most relevant analytical methods and equipment for monitoring the processes and the products.
An in-built sustainable approach to their profession. Graduates see planetary health, society and people as the starting point for successful engineering solutions.
You can apply through www.studyinfo.fi.
Degree / Diploma
Master of Science (Technology)