Sonoma Biochar Initiative hosted the 2012 US Biochar Conference
For more on their work visit the SonomaBiocharInitiative.org website.
Professor Xiao is the Deputy Director-General at Bureau of High-Tech R&D of Chinese Academe of Sciences (CAS). He joined in CAS since 1996. Prior to joining in the bureau of High-Tech R&D, he worked as the deputy director at Institute of Engineering Thermophysics (IET) of CAS from 2001 to 2006, visited National Institute for Resources and Environment in Japan as the visiting scholar from 1999 to 2000.
His research interests include Energy and Technology Policy, IGCC and Co-production for Coal and/or Biomass, Distributed Energy Systems and Renewable Energy, Hydrogen Production and Conversion, Alternative Fuels for Automobile, and Thermal Treatment and Utilization of Wastes. Professor studied in Tsinghua University from 1981 to 1993 and received Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. degree.