Friday, November 21, 2008: 10:45 AM-1:15 PM
Room 202-A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Topical 4: Sustainable Biorefineries (T4)

#757 - Catalytic Conversion of Renewable Resources to Synthesis Gases and Pyrolysis Oils (T4003)
Explore advances in the thermochemical production and clean up of synthesis gases and/or pyrolysis oils from renewable feedstocks. Favor papers that demonstrate the sound application of core scientific and engineering principles.
Chair:Thomas D. Foust
CoChair:James T. Cobb Jr.
CoSponsor(s):Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (20)
Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17)
Sustainable Engineering Forum (23)
10:45 AMIntroductory Remarks
10:50 AMTar Reforming Catalyst Development and Scale up for Use In a Biomass Gasification Pilot Plant
Kimberly Magrini-Bair, Whitney Jablonski
11:15 AMNaphthalene Steam Reforming Over Ni/Ce0.75Zr0.25-XMnxO2 (x = 0, 0.10, 0.20 and 0.25) Mixed Oxide Catalysts
Vissanu Meeyoo, Asawin Bampenrat, Boonyarach Kitiyanan, Pramoch Rangsunvigit, Thirasak Rirksomboon
11:40 AMSteam Gasification Reactivity of Char from Rapid Pyrolysis of Bio-Oil/char Slurry
Masakazu Sakaguchi, Naoko Ellis, A. Paul Watkinson
12:05 PMHydrogenations of Biomass-Related Substrates In Supercritical Media
Jackson W. Ford, Raghunath V. Chaudhari, Bala Subramaniam
12:30 PMFast Pyrolysis of Guayule Residues
Charles A. Mullen, Akwasi A. Boateng, Neil Goldberg, Kevin B. Hicks, Colleen McMahan, Maureen Whalen
12:55 PMProduction of Stable and up-Gradable Pyrolysis Liquid Transportation Fuel Intermediates from Lignin and Related Biomass
Akwasi A. Boateng, Charles A Mullen, Neil Goldberg, Kevin B. Hicks

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