Thursday, November 20, 2008: 12:30 PM-3:00 PM
Room 202-B (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Topical 4: Sustainable Biorefineries (T4)

#636 - Chemical and Catalytic Conversions and Processes for Renewable Feedstocks II (T4012)
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 Stagg-Williams
CoSponsor(s):Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (20)
Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17)
Sustainable Engineering Forum (23)
12:30 PMHigh Yield Epoxidation of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters with Performic Acid Generated In-Situ
Alejandrina Campanella, Miguel A. Baltanás
12:55 PMProduct Distribution for Heterogeneous Catalytic Cracking of Acylglycerides on Commercial Catalysts
Tracy J. Benson, Rafael Hernandez, William T French, Earl E Alley, William E. Holmes
1:20 PMCatalytic Oxidation of Glycerol to High-Value Chemicals
Wenbin Hu, Arvind Varma
1:45 PMOxidation of Glycerol on Diamond Coated Electrodes
Peter Stehring, Susanne Lux, Thomas Hilber, Peter Letonja, Matthäus Siebenhofer
2:10 PMConversion of Loblolly Pine Wood In Ionic Liquids
Carsten Sievers, Mariefel Valenzuela-Olarte, Teresita Marzialetti, Ildar Musin, Pradeep K. Agrawal, Christopher W. Jones

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