Processes for agronomical reuse and energy production from organic waste - PANDOR TEAM

Processes for agronomical reuse and energy production from organic waste - PANDOR TEAM

The research team PANDOR studies and develops processes for the storage and/or transformation of organic wastes within the frameworks of waste treatment, agronomical reuse and energy production from organic matter. The work involves: (i) the development of processes such as anaerobic digestion, composting, struvite precipitation, culture of microalgae, and (ii) the understanding of chemical and biological reactions involved during organic matter biodegradation, nutrients recovery (N, P) and genesis of pollutant gas compounds (N2O, CH4, NH3 and odours).

CURRENT AREAS OF RESEARCH

Understanding the process of organic matter biodegradation

  • Solid and liquid anaerobic respirometry
  • Measuring the methanogen potential
  • Anaerobic respirometry
  • Characterisation of waste: typology
  • Characterisation of organic matter: biochemistry
  • Characterisation of microbial communities         

Optimisation of processes

  • Conception, development and modelling of processes
  • Biological treatment of nitrogen
  • Composting
  • Anaerobic digestion
  • Post-treatment of digestates
  • Coupling anaerobic digestion / biological treatment of nitrogen
  • Phosphorus recycling
  • Anammox

MAIN RESEARCH programmes

National programmes

  • ANR PRECODD Digestaero
  • ANR ECOTECH Phosph’OR
  • ANR BioEnergie DIVA

International programmes

  • KTBL BAT-SUPPORT
  • FAO STRAW
  • Life ES-WAMAR
  • Inter Reg BAT-FAR

Research themes

Technologies and processes for waste water and waste management

Research units

Optimization of Processes in Agriculture, Agrifood ans the Environment (OPAALE)

Make-up of the team

Scientists

Assistant engineers
Technician*

Doctoral students
*Post-doct.
Fixed period contract  

Marie-line Daumer - Resp. Équipe
Fabrice Béline
Patrick Dabert
Amaury De Guardia
Pascal Peu


 

Jean-Claude Benoist
Julie Buffet*
Sophie Michel-Le Roux*
Sylvie Picard
Patricia Saint-Cast

Lorraine Awhangbo
Andres Rincon Carlos


 

Henry Fisgativa
Arthur Fenart