Mr Thomas Kirch
My current research focuses on the pyrolysis, gasification and combustion processes in top-lit up-draft cookstoves. This work is part of research being done on biomass burning cookstoves in The Humanitarian Technologies Research Group.
|English||Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review|
|German||Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review|
|Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan||Can read and understand spoken|
|Spanish; Castilian||Can read, write, speak and understand spoken|
|2012 - 2014||Ruhr University Bochum||Germany||Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering|
|2008 - 2011||Ruhr University Bochum||Germany||Bachelor of Science in Environmental Technology and Resource Management|
|2016||Kirch, T., Birzer, C., Medwell, P. & Holden, L. (2016). The role of primary and secondary air on wood combustion in cookstoves. International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Online, 1-10.
|2016||Kirch, T., Medwell, P. & Birzer, C. (2016). Natural draft and forced primary air combustion properties of a top-lit up-draft research furnace. Biomass and Bioenergy, 91, 108-115.
|2015||Kirch, T., Medwell, P. R. & Birzer, C. H. (2015). Assessment of natural draft combustion properties of a top-lit up-draft research furnace. Australian Combustion Symposium. Melbourne.|
- DAAD, Postgraduate Research Scholarship (11 month)
- Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes, Postgraduate Research Scholarship (up to 30 month)