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Michael Boot received his MSc. and PhD. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology in 2005 and 2010, respectively. Both degrees were obtained in the field of Combustion Technology. In 2009, Michael co-founded Progression-Industry BV to commercialize various automotive technologies in the domains of waste energy recovery and biofuels. From January 2011, Michael became a part-time assistant professor  and innovation manager at his alma mater in the Combustion Technology research group. In 2012, Michael co-founded Progression Capital as an investment vehicle geared towards young, automotive oriented startups.

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Research Output 2007 2019

A method for obtaining a stable lignin: polar organic solvent composition via mild solvolytic modifications

Kouris, P., Hensen, E., Boot, M. & Oevering, H., 21 Mar 2019, Patent No. WO2019053287, Priority date 18 Sep 2017

Research output: PatentPatent publicationProfessional

Open Access
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Lignin
Organic solvents
Feedstocks
Chemical analysis
Patents and inventions
Open Access
viscosity
Sulfur
Hydrocarbons
sulfur
Viscosity
4 Citations (Scopus)

Coupling organosolv fractionation and reductive depolymerization of woody biomass in a two-step catalytic process

Ouyang, X., Huang, X., Hendriks, B. M. S., Boot, M. D. & Hensen, E. J. M., 1 Jan 2018, In : Green Chemistry. 20, 10, p. 2308-2319 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Depolymerization
Lignin
Fractionation
lignin
Biomass
1 Citation (Scopus)

Enhanced viscosity reduction of heavy oils by subcritical water

Cuijpers, M. C. M., Boot, M. D. & Golombok, M., 1 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Petroleum Exploration and Production Technology. 8, 1, p. 291-298 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
heavy oil
viscosity
Sulfur
Crude oil
sulfur

GTLine – Gasoline as a potential CN suppressant for GTL

Reijnders, J. J. E., Boot, M. D., Johansson, B. H. & de Goey, L. P. H., 15 Feb 2018, In : Fuel. 222, 2018.02.111, p. 278-286 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
File
Antiknock rating
Gasoline
Gases
Liquids
Particulate Matter

Prizes

Best Innovator Group (BIG) Award

Michael Boot (Recipient), 16 Feb 2011

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

NoAE (Network of Automotive Excellence) innovation competition

Michael Boot (Recipient), 2009

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

Nominated for the ATC innovation awards 2009

Michael Boot (Recipient), 3 Jun 2009

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Winner Business Plan Competition New Venture 2010, round 1, category Industrial Goods

Michael Boot (Recipient), 2010

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

Press / Media

Vertoro featured on Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland

Michael Boot & Emiel Hensen

13/02/19

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

Analysis of a variable geometry turbine with reduced vaneless space

Author: Willekens, T., 31 Oct 2012

Supervisor: Smeulders, D. (Supervisor 1), Boot, M. (Supervisor 2) & Eichhorn, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Catalytic conversion of syringol to higher value products: unraveling the reaction network

Author: Steffanie, C., 27 Mar 2019

Supervisor: Hensen, E. (Supervisor 1), Kouris, P. (Supervisor 2), Boot, M. (Supervisor 2) & Huang, X. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

From technical lignin to wood lignin : an evaluation of two approaches for lignin valorization

Author: Zhu, J., 31 Aug 2016

Supervisor: Huang, X. (Supervisor 1), Hensen, E. (Supervisor 2), Gallucci, F. (Supervisor 2) & Boot, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Hybrid porous materials for catalytic transformation of biomass

Author: Garrido Olvera, K., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Hensen, E. (Supervisor 1), Boot, M. (Supervisor 2), Pidko, E. (Supervisor 2) & van der Graaff, W. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Increased engine performance by decreased inlet air temperature

Author: Linssen, B., 31 Aug 2012

Supervisor: Smeulders, D. (Supervisor 1), Boot, M. (Supervisor 2) & Eichhorn, R. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master