UCL-Venturas sent to India to help with COVID-19 surge
The UCL-Ventura breathing aid is part of over 600 devices including ventilators and oxygen concentrators being sent to the country, which is experiencing its biggest…Read more
Dr Nelia Jurado Pontes received her PhD in Combustion and CCS Technologies in Cranfield University. Then she was working as a Research Fellow in Energy Process Modelling developing simulation models for different types of processes related to power generation (i.e., gas turbines cycles, energy from waste via pyrolysis, CCS – oxy-combustion of solid fuels and post-combustion using membranes-, etc.).
Her experimental background is related to design and operation of bench and pilot scale plants in the field of energy. She has been involved in projects focused on oxy-combustion of coal and biomass, post-combustion technology (chemical absorption), energy storage when using renewable energies (optimisation of integrated production of hydrogen and electricity on wind farms), or design and commissioning of a bench scale gasifier/combustor as part as the Nano Membrane Toilet project (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation).