Clean Energy

Ben Anthony

Ben Anthony

  • Position Committee Member

Dr Edward “Ben” Anthony is an adjunct professor in the Chemical and Biological Engineering department at the University of Ottawa.

Previously he was a professor in Energy Process Systems at Cranfield University from 2013 to 2019, and prior to that an adjunct Professor with the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Ottawa from 2005 to 2013.

He is a guest Professor with Southeast University in Nanjing, China and a visiting Professor at Imperial College. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Energy and is a Chartered Scientist, and a Chartered Engineer. Previously he was a senior research scientist with Natural Resources Canada, and led its Gasification and Fluidised Bed Combustion Group.

His interests include thermal energy processes that can offer pure CO2 streams for sequestration, and gasification technology, both in its high-pressure and atmospheric forms, and coal and waste combustion in FBC and gasification.

Dr Anthony is the author of 287+ journal papers on various aspects of combustion and gasification, along with a similar number of conference papers, and 18 book chapters. He is also the co-editor of the first book on Pressurized Fluidized Beds and a book on Calcium and Chemical Looping.

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