Monica Lupion

PhD

Monica Lupion

PhD

Monica Lupion

PhD

Research Topics

Innovation aspects of energy and environment; energy policy; CCS techno-economic evaluation; analysis of legal and regulatory frameworks; policy and financial instruments

Contact Information

205A Furnas Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-3365

mlupionc@buffalo.edu

Biography

Dr. Monica Lupion received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Seville, Spain, and since then, has had a diverse and rich working experience in academia (Associate Professor & Senior researcher, University of Seville, Spain), government (European Commission Expert Evaluator), and industry. Most recently, Dr. Lupion worked at the MIT Energy Initiative, where she led multi-disciplinary sponsored research efforts into energy systems and low carbon technologies. In addition to teaching, she will also be developing a new co-op program as part of our longterm plan to offer students more opportunities for industrial experience, and to enhance their connections.

Education

  • PhD Chemical Engineering Characterisation and optimisation of high temperature gas filtration technology options in coal combustion and gasification processes. International Doctorate – University of Newcastle (AU) / TU Delft (NL) / University of Seville (ES). Summa Cum Laude. Best Dissertation Award, University of Seville. 2012
  • MSc Environmental Engineering, University of Seville. Master thesis: Characterisation of advanced gas filtration systems at high temperature. Grade A. 2010
  • MSc Chemical Engineering & BSc Industrial Engineering, University of Seville. Master thesis: Study on online pulverized coal flow measurement and control in power stations. Grade A. 2002.