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Sofia Raikova

Sofia graduated from the University of Bristol with an MSci in Chemistry in 2013. In her fourth year she investigated transition metal Frustrated Lewis Pairs, and spent a year in industry working for AkzoNobel. She took a year out to travel before starting at the CSCT. Outside of university, Sofia enjoys cooking and foreign films.

  • Developing a marine biorefinery for the production of fuels and fertilizer from the hydrothermal liquefaction of macroalgae with Dr Chris Chuck and Dr Marcelle McManus; Industrial Partner: Airbus Group – PhD project
  • Sustainable synthesis of high surface-area, highly porous materials using gas-expanded liquids and supercritical fluids with Dr Asel Sartbaeva and Dr Ulrich Hintermair — 2nd MRes project
  • Valorisation of microalgae used in the valorisation of acid mine drainage with Dr Chris Chuck and Dr Valeska Ting — 1st MRes project