Research Projects

Sean O’Connor

Current PhD Student

Anaerobic digestion of a variety of farm wastes as a small scale off-grid renewable energy& resource recovery programme

Seán O’Connor is a PhD Researcher funded by the EU INTERREG VI Renewable Engine Research Project at Institute of Technology Sligo.

His research involves collaborating with an industrial partner (Organic Power) to develop a modular, cost-effective, small-scale anaerobic digestion plant for the treatment of agricultural and bio-industry derived wastes.

His educational background includes a BEng (Hons) in Sustainable Energy Engineering from Cork Institute of Technology and a MBS in International Entrepreneurship Management from University of Limerick. His research interests include Environmental Science, Bioenergy, and Energy Engineering.