SCCER Biosweet Interview with Gillianne Bowman

Gillianne Bowman, PhD, has dedicated the most recent part of her career to study and promote the sustainable use of biomass in Switzerland. After completing her PostDoc in plant ecology and taking a break to raise her children, she joined the WSL team. Her involvement in BIOSWEET-related projects revolves around the modelling of biomass resources and potential in Switzerland. Hear more about her life experience, career trajectory and perspectives as a woman in sciences.

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SCCER Biosweet Interview with Ydna Marie Questell Santiago

Ydna Marie Questell-Santiago fell in love with science at school and fought her way throughout obstacles and gender prejudices to become a successful scientist. Her research is about the conservation and upgrading of three main components of lignocellulosic biomass. Initial depolymerisation and separation of components. Then catalytic upgrading of each component into liquid fuels and chemicals.

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SCCER BIOSWEET Interview with Maneka Roger

Roger Maneka is a Ph.D student at the Paul Scherrer Institute, in the Catalysis for Energy Group led by Prof. Dr. Kröcher, and Dr. Ferri. Her research is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and well within the scope of the SCCER BIOSWEET. She explains the motivation for her research: « We believe it is crucial to develop technologies today to enable tomorrow’s energy transition. This energy transition concerns land transportation among others. The primary…

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