Professor Jenny Jones

Profile

Prof. Jones is a past EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow and a Professor in Sustainable Energy at the University of Leeds.  She is Director of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy.  She was Financial Manager and Co-Director of the £6.4 million EPSRC SUPERGEN Bioenergy Consortium (2003-2011), and is an executive member of the current SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub.  Prof. Jones holds a Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry from the University of Calgary, Canada (1992), and a M.Sc. in Surface and Colloid Science from the University of Bristol.  She joined the Department of Fuel & Energy, University of Leeds in 1995, and was promoted to Professor in March 2008.  Prior to this, she pursued post-doctoral research at Northern Carbon Research Laboratories, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, in the area coal and carbon science.  She is author or co-author of approximately 250 journal and conference papers.

Responsibilities

  • Director, Centre for Doctoral Training in Bioenergy

Research interests

Qualifications

  • PhD Applied Chemistry
  • MSc Surface and Colloid Science
  • BSc (Hons.) Chemistry

Professional memberships

  • FRSC (C.Chem)
  • M.Inst.E

Student education

My current teaching duties include research-led teaching in biomass and bioenergy, as well as directing projects on the research modules in the school.  I also lead skills and professional development training for post-graduate students as part of my role as Director for the CDT Bioenergy.

 

Research groups and institutes

  • Clean Combustion
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Low Carbon Energy
  • Waste Management and Resource Recovery

Publications:

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