From microwaves to starbons: green methods for added value recovery
Dr .Vitaliy Budarin graduated from Kiev State University (Ukraine) with an MSc (1983) and PhD (1988) in Chemistry. In 1996 he was appointed to a Lectureship in Chemistry at Kiev State University and was promoted rapidly to Associate Professor in 1998. In 2002 he moved to the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE). From 2012 he became Head of the Microwave TP Group and the GCCE’s Principle Scientist – a group consisting of over 80 people. His main areas of research interest are mesoporous carbonaceous materials and low temperature microwave activation of biomass.