The Linneborn Prize Committee

Chair: Wim P.M. van Swaaij, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Suani T. Coelho,  Professor, Dr. Institute  of  Energy and Environment, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Ingwald Obernberger, Prof. Univ. -Doz. Dipl.- Ing. Dr., University of Graz, Austria

David Baxter, Former European Commission, Joint Research Centre, UK

Anthony V. Bridgwater, Aston University, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Juan Carrasco, Former Head of the Biomass Division CEDER-CIEMAT, Centre for Development of Renewable Energies, Spain

Philippe Chartier, former Syndicat des Energies Renouvables, Paris, France

David Chiaramonti, President, Renewable Energy Consortium for Research and Demonstration RE-CORD

Douglas C. Elliott, PNNL, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Andrè Faaij, Director of science of ECN part of TNO, Utrecht, the Netherlands

Hermann Hofbauer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Bryan M. Jenkins, University of California, Davis, USA

Spyros Kyritsis, former Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

Kyriakos Maniatis, European Commission, DG ENER, Brussels, Belgium

José Roberto Moreira, CENBIO – Brazilian Reference Center of Biomass, São Paulo, Brazil

Ralph Overend, Biomass and Bioenergy, Ottawa, Canada

Wolfgang Palz, WCRE, Brussels, Belgium

Dr. John (Jack) Saddler, Professor of Forest Products Biotechnology/Bioenergy and former Dean, Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia

Kai Sipilä, former VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

Liisa Viikari, former University of Helsinki, Finland

Yuan Zhenhong, Guangzhou Institute of Energy Conversion, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Angela Grassi, ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, Florence, Italy

Peter Helm, WIP – Renewable Energies, Munich, Germany


The Chairman of the Linneborn Committee is Prof. Wim van Swaaij, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Should you need additional information, please don't hesitate to contact Mrs. Angela Grassi