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Fuel and Power Generation

MIE Professor Yiannis Levendis awarded a patent for "Method and device for fuel and power generation by clean combustion of organic waste material".


Abstract Source: USPTO

Disclosed herein are systems and methods for the conversion of solid organic waste material, such as waste plastics, into fuel for the generation of heat and power. In addition, embodiments of the systems and methods disclosed herein relate to converting solid organic waste material into a gasified material for mixing with an oxidizing gas to allow for clean combustion of the fuel, thereby minimizing emissions of pollutants.

Related Faculty: Yiannis Levendis

Related Departments:Mechanical & Industrial Engineering