Friday, November 17, 2006: 3:15 PM-5:45 PM
Continental 7 (Hilton San Francisco)
#687 - Chemical and Catalytic Conversions and Processes for Renewable Feedstocks (T4000)
Explore advances in products and processes based on chemically- or catalytically-mediated conversion of renewable substrates. Favor contributions that demonstrate the sound application of core scientific and engineering principles.
Chair:Susan M. Stagg-Williams
CoChair:Dennis J. Miller
3:15 PMTransesterification of Poultry Lipids Using Mg-Al Hydrotalcite Derived Catalysts
Yijun Liu, Edgar Lotero, James G. Goodwin, David Bruce
3:35 PMPreliminary Investigations of the Catalytic Deoxygenation of Fatty Acids
A. More, John R. Schlup, Keith L. Hohn
3:55 PMThe Effects of Temperature and Hydrogen on Glycerol Adsorption on Ruthenium Metal
Lars Peereboom, J. E. Jackson, Dennis J. Miller
4:15 PMIn-Situ X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Supported Transition Metal Catalysts for Hydrogenolysis of Sorbitol and Oxidation of Glycerol
William C. Ketchie, Erin P. Maris, Robert J. Davis
4:35 PMBreak
4:45 PMHighly Selective Conversion of Glycerol to Propylene Glycol
Galen J. Suppes, Chuang-Wei Chiu, William R. Sutterlin, Lizanette Rivera Ramos
5:05 PMA New Route to Improved Glucose Yields in Cellulose Hydrolysis
Haibo Zhao, Jamelyn D. Holladay, J. M. White, Y. Wang, Z. C. Zhang
5:25 PMFundamentals of Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Liquid Fuels: Heat Transfer and Kinetics
Bo Zhang, Marc von Keitz, Kenneth Valentas

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