Elected: 2000
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Colin Snape
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemical Technology, University of Nottingham
Prof. Colin Snape has been involved in fuel science and technology for over 40 years and has 370 peer reviewed publications and has successfully supervised over 60 PhDs. He has led many UK Research Council, UK Government and Research Fund for Coal & Steel and Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and currently directs the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in CCS and Cleaner Fossil Energy. As well as adsorbents for CO2 capture, his current research encompasses shale gas resource estimation, biochar and hydrothermal carbonisation for bio-waste utilisation. Honours include winning the Henry H. Storch Award in 2006 from the American Chemical Society and being an Honorary Chair Professor, Shandong University.