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Dr Patricia Thornley (BSc, DPhil, CPhys, MInstP) - personal details

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Dr Patricia Thornley

Role: Senior Research Fellow, Tyndall Centre

Tel: +44 (0) 161 306 3257

Location: Room H7, Pariser Building, School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering, The University of Manchester, PO Box 88, Manchester, M60 1QD.

Other Contact: +44 (0)161 306 3257

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Biography

Patricia Thornley is a chartered physicist with over 20 years experience working in bioenergy in industry and academia. She was involved with engineering implementation of many of the UKs early bioenergy plants, but is now based at the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of Manchester. Patricia leads the 4.5 million EPSRC SUPERGEN Bioenergy Hub, which aims to bring together industry, academia and other stakeholders to focus on the research challenges associated with delivering sustainable bioenergy systems. Her personal research interests focus on the environmental, social and economic impacts of bioenergy systems in the UK and overseas and how these can be practically managed to deliver sustainable bioenergy systems.