PhD Research Title
Implementing and Operating Small-scale Biomass Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Schemes in the UK
Brief Outline of Research to date
The research requires the creation of a decision support system to assist non-expert developers and investors in proceeding through biomass CHP schemes in the UK. The support tools will aid the developer in the planning, implementation and operation stages of a biomass CHP project.
Why did you choose to study for your PhD at Aston Business School?
I was really impressed by the level of expertise of my supervisors’ and their interest in the project.
What is good about the Research Degrees Programme?
The support given by other students and staff in the Business School.
What is the most challenging aspect of the PhD?
Self-discipline and motivation.
What would you advise anyone thinking of doing a PhD?
It’s very important to love your potential PhD project, as you will spend more time together than ever imaginable.
Recent Conference Paper
I recently presented a paper on resilience strategies to counteract supply chain risk, at EurOMA 2010.