Luana Dessbesell

Luana Dessbesell

Assistant Professor Sustainable Bioproducts Innovation


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    Artistic and research interests

    Translation of bioproducts research to commercialization considering an interdisciplinary approach leveraging techno-economic, environmental and circularity indicators.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
    • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
    • SDG 13 - Climate Action
    • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

    Education/Academic qualification

    PhD, Techno-economic Analysis and Supply Chain Design for a Forest Biorefinery to Produce Value-added Bio-based Products from Lignin, Lakehead University

    1 Sept 201515 Mar 2019

    Award Date: 20 Mar 2019


    • LCA
    • TEA
    • Circular Economy
    • lignocellulosics
    • bioproducts
    • Bioeconomy
    • Process design
    • Environmental decision making


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