Carol Sze Ki LIN

Assistant Professor
School of Energy and Environment
City University of Hong Kong

Fields of interest:

Biocatalysis, Biorefinery, Enzyme kinetics, Fermentation, Food waste valorisation, Product recovery, Techno-economic evaluation of biobased processes

Recent publications:

Melikoglu, M., Lin*, C.S.K., Webb, C. 2015. Solid state fermentation of waste bread pieces by Aspergillus awamori: Analysing the effects of airflow rate on enzyme production in packed bed bioreactors. Food and Bioproducts Processing. DOI : 10.1016/j.fbp.2015.03.011

Karmee, S.K., Linardi, D., Lee, J., Lin*, C.S.K. 2015. Conversion of lipid from food waste to biodiesel. Waste Management. DOI : 10.1016/j.wasman.2015.03.025

Karmee, S.K., Patria, R.D., Lin*, C.S.K. 2015. Techno-economic evaluation of biodiesel production from waste cooking oil—A case study of Hong Kong. International Journal of Molecular Biology (Special Issue “Green Chemistry and the Biorefinery”). 16(3), 4362-4371. (FEATURE paper)

Pleissner, D., Lau, K.Y., Schneider, R., Venus, J., Lin*, C.S.K. 2015. Fatty acid feedstock preparation and lactic acid production as integrated processes in mixed restaurant food and bakery wastes treatment. Food Research International. DOI : 10.1016/j.foodres.2014.11.048

Pleissner, D., Lau, K.Y., Zhang, C., Lin*, C.S.K. 2015. Plasticizer and surfactant formations from food waste and algal biomass derived lipids. ChemSusChem. DOI: 10.1002/cssc.201402888

Sun, Z., Li, M., Qi, Q., Gao, C., Lin*, C.S.K. 2014. Mixed food waste as renewable feedstock in succinic acid fermentation. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 174(5), 1922-1833.

Lin, C.S.K., Koutinas, A.A., Stamatelatou, K., Mubofu, E.B., Matharu, A.S., Kopsahelis, N., Pfaltzgraff, L.A., Clark, J.H., Papanikolaou, S., Kwan, T.H., Luque*, R. 2014. Current and future trends in food waste valorization for the production of chemicals, materials and fuels: a global perspective Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 8(5), 686-715.

Koutinas, A. A., Pleissner, D., Vlysidis, A., Kopsahelis, N., Lopez Garciac, I., Kookosd, I., Papanikolaou, S., and Lin*, C.S.K., 2014. Valorization of industrial waste and by-product streams via fermentation for the production of chemicals and biopolymers, Chemical Society Reviews. 43(8), 2587-2627.

Pleissner, D., Kwan, T. H., and Lin*, C. S. K. 2014. Fungal hydrolysis in submerged fermentation for food waste treatment and fermentation feedstock preparation, Bioresource Technology. 158, 48-54.

Lin, C.S.K., Pfaltzgraff, L.A., Herrero-Davila, L., Mubofu, E.B., Abderrahim, S., Clark, J.H., Koutinas, A.A., Kopsahelis, N., Stamatelatou, K., Dickson, F., Thankappan, S., Mohamed, Z., Brocklesby, R., Luque, R. 2013. Food waste as a valuable resource for the production of chemicals, materials and fuels. Current situation and global perspective. Energy & Environmental Science, 6(2), 426-464.