Thursday, November 20, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 202-B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Topical 4: Sustainable Biorefineries (T4)

#584 - Chemical and Catalytic Conversions and Processes for Renewable Feedstocks I (T4007)
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:Dennis J. Miller
CoChair:Susan M. Stagg-Williams
CoSponsor(s):Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (20)
Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17)
Sustainable Engineering Forum (23)
8:30 AMInvestigating Adsorbate Structures of Cyclic C4 Oxygenates from Biomass on Catalytic Metal Surfaces Using Spectroscopic Techniques
Clay M. Horiuchi, Stephen T. Marshall, Andrea S. Loh, J. Will Medlin
8:55 AMAqueous-Phase Hydrogenation of Acetic Acid on Monometallic Catalysts. A Combined Experimental and Theoretical Study
Ye Xu, Hakan O. Olcay, George W. Huber
9:20 AMMillisecond Autothermal Steam Reforming of Cellulose by Reactive Flash Volatilization
Joshua L. Colby, Paul J. Dauenhauer, Lanny D. Schmidt
9:45 AMCharacterization of Ni-Based Catalysts Used for Steam Reforming of Simulated Biomass Gasification Vapors
Matthew M. Yung, Whitney Jablonski, Kimberly A. Magrini-Bair
10:10 AMTechno-Economic Study of the Production of Mixed Alcohols from Lignocellulosic Biomass Using Direct Gasification
Abhijit Dutta
10:35 AMPartial Oxidation of Ethanol Over Supported Ni Catalysts: Effect of Support
Sitthiphong Pengpanich, Vissanu Meeyoo, Thirasak Rirksomboon

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