1996 – 2005 TU Delft (The Netherlands), mechanical engineering, PhD in the area of biomass gasification based on pressurized fluidized bed gasification technology
1992 – 1994 Twente University (The Netherlands), chemical engineering, PdEng degree
1986-1991 Twente University, chemical engineering, MSc. (Ir.) degree; master end project in the field of metalhydrides as catalyst and hydrogen suppliers
DiNola, G., de Jong, W. and Spliethoff, H. (2009) The fate of main gaseous and nitrogen species during fast heating rate devolatilization of coal and secondary fuels using a heated wire mesh reactor, Fuel Processing Technology, 90(3), pp. 388-395.
Giuntoli, J., Arvelakis, S., Spliethoff, H., de Jong, W. and Verkooijen, A.H.M. (2009) Quantitative and Kinetic TG-FTIR study of agricultural residues, Energy & Fuels, 23(11), pp. 5695-5706.
Khan, A.A., de Jong, W., Jansens, P.J. and Spliethoff, H. (2009) Biomass combustion in fluidized bed boilers: Potential problems and remedies, Fuel Processing Technology, 90(1), pp. 21-50.
Zhang, X.F., de Jong, W. and Preto, F. (2009) Estimating Kinetic Parameters in TGA using B-spline smoothing and the Friedman method, Biomass & Bioenergy, 33(10), pp. 1435-1441.
De Jong, W. and Marcotullio, G. (2010) Overview of Biorefineries based on co-production of Furfural, existing concepts and novel developments, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering, 8, paper A69.
Giuntoli, J., de Jong, W., Verkooijen, A., Piotrowska, P., Zevenhoven, M. and Hupa, M. (2010) Combustion characteristics of biomass residues and bio-wastes: fate of fuel-N, Energy & Fuels, 24(10), pp. 5309-5319.
Marcotullio, G. and de Jong, W. (2010) Chloride salts enhance Furfural formation from D-xylose in dilute aqueous acidic solutions, Green Chemistry, 12, pp. 1739-1746.
Marcotullio, G., Krisanti, E., Giuntoli, J. and de Jong, W. (2011) Selective production of hemicellulose-derived carbohydrates from wheat straw using dilute HCl or FeCl3 solutions under mild conditions. Thermo-gravimetric analysis of the solid residues, Bioresource Technology, 102(10), pp. 5917-5923.
Marcotullio, G. and de Jong, W. (2011) Furfural formation from D-xylose: the use of different halides in dilute aqueous acidic solutions reveals more about the mechanism of reaction and allows for exceptionally high yields. Carbohydrate Research, 346(11), pp. 1291-1293.
Meng, X., de Jong, W., Fu, N. and Verkooijen, A.H.M. (2011) Biomass gasification in a 100 kWth steam-oxygen blown circulating fluidized bed gasifier: effects of operational conditions on product gas distribution and tar formation, Biomass & Bioenergy, 35(7), pp. 2910-2924.
Simeone, E., Nacken, M., Haag, W., Heidenreich, S. and de Jong, W. (2011) Filtration performance at high temperatures and analysis of ceramic filter elements during biomass gasification, Biomass & Bioenergy, 35, pp. S87-S104.
Van Spronsen, J., Tavares Cardoso, M.A., Witkamp, G.J., de Jong, W. and Kroon, M.C. (2011) Separation and Recovery of the Constituents from Lignocellulosic Biomass by using Ionic Liquids and Acetic Acid as Co-Solvents for Mild Hydrolysis, Chemical Engineering Processing: Process Intensification, 50(2), pp. 196-199.
Aravind, P.V. and de Jong, W. (2012) Evaluation of high temperature biosyngas cleaning options for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Ni/GDC anodes, Progress in Energy and Combustion Science, 38, pp. 737-764.
Yakaboylu, O., Harinck, J., Smit, K.G. and De Jong, W. (2013) Supercritical water gasification of manure: a thermodynamic equilibrium modeling approach, Biomass & Bioenergy, 59, pp. 53-63.
Danon, B., Marcotullio, G. and de Jong, W. (2014) Mechanistic and kinetic aspects of pentose dehydration towards furfural in aqueous media employing homogeneous catalysis (invited review article), Green Chemistry, 16, pp.39-54.
Joshi, Y.V., di Marcello, M. and de Jong, W. (2015) Torrefaction: Mechanistic study of constituent transformations in herbaceous biomass, Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 115, pp. 353-361.
Yakaboylu, O., Yapar, G., Recalde Moreno, M., Harinck, J., Smit, K.G. and de Jong, W. (2015) Supercritical water gasification of biomass: An integrated kinetic model for the prediction of product compounds, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 54(33), pp. 8100-12
Heyes, P., Anastasakis, K., De Jong, W., Van Hoesel, A., Roebroeks, W., and Soressi, M. (2015) Neanderthal Selection and Use of Manganese Dioxide in Fire Making, Nature Scientific Reports, 6:22159, pp. 1-9
Honors & awards
1994 EU-Human Capital & Mobility stipendium
2016 Honorary professorship RU Groningen