BMC’s mandate is to mobilize Canada’s agricultural sector to commoditize biomass for bioenergy and bioproducts, to benefit agricultural producers in all regions of Canada while mitigating and adapting to a changing climate.
Dr. Shahabaddine Sokhansanj
Dr. Sokhansanj is a professor in the faculty of chemical and biological engineering at the university of British Columbia. His laboratory researches on least cost preprocesses to convert low value residues to high value feeedstock for biorefinery. The research group addresses challenges in biomass variability, drying and densification, and logistics. In addition to solving the nascent bio-industry challenges, the group prepares a highly qualified graduate engineers and scientist in support of a thriving bioeconomy in BC and Canada. Dr. Sokhansanj participates in Activity 12 of Biomass Canada Cluster