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Phil Longhurst

Phil Longhurst

Reader in environmental technology, Cranfield University

Professor Phil Longhurst has expertise in Bioenergy and Resource Management holds the Chair in Environment and Energy Technology.  He is the PI on ‘Global Challenges - UK-Brazil joint programme on the development of thermochemical conversion’ [EP/P510762/1], Co-I on ‘CORE - Creative outreach for resource efficiency’ [EP/K026429/1], and PI on the recently completed ‘CL4W - Cleaning Land for Wealth’ [EP/K026216/1]. He has a track-record of more than 20 years in waste and resource management including: energy from waste and the diversion of materials from landfill.  His research includes: strategic analysis of energy from waste; risk assessment for anaerobic digestion biofertiliser; and studies on better regulation & risk-based decisions.  He leads postgraduate studies in Energy, Environment, leadership and management at Cranfield University.