Implementing advanced carbon capture technology

The Team

The team leader: Prof. Wolfgang Schmitt is a SFI/ERC-funded chemist with strong expertise in synthetic chemistry of advanced materials who publishes his research results in leading internationally scientific journals.


The Societal Impact champion: John Gibbons is a writer, environmental journalist, campaigner and opinion leader who contributes to the television & radio programmes and writes for daily newspapers in Ireland and Great Britain. He is the founder of and which provide him with an effective public platforms to act as Societal Impact Champion.

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The team co-leader: Dr. Sebastien Vaesen is a chemical engineer with expert knowledge in gas adsorption studies and process development who filed over the last 4 years a number of patent applications in the area of CO2 capture technologies.