Prof Bla Likozar

Prof Bla Likozar

Catalysis and Chemical Reaction Engineering, Slovenia

Biography :

Prof. Blaž Likozar is the head of the Department of Catalysis and Chemical Reaction Engineering. He leads and has led several projects in multiple topics of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis; such as biomass (energy conversion, biofuels and biochemicals); activation and conversion of carbon dioxide, synthesis gas and natural gas; hydrogen production and use; pharmaceutical engineering; industrial processes and products. He was the principal partner investigator of 15 Horizon 2020 projects, was a research project leader in 5 ERDF programmes. He is the Networks for the transition into circular economy Programme board vice-chair at the Strategic Research and Innovation Partnership. Additionally, he is currently the head of 1 Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) programme and led 5 ARRS projects, and over 20 ARRS international projects. So far he has published 3 books, 1 chapter, over 200 articles with more than 4000 citations and an h-index of 28.