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

Topical 4: Sustainable Biorefineries (T4)

#664 - Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass and Interactions with Other Processing Steps II (T4013)
Explore progress in developing and understanding technologies to prepare solid cellulosic biomass for conversion by enzymatic hydrolysis using a variety of process configurations.
Chair:Richard T. Elander
CoChair:Tae Hyun Kim
CoSponsor(s):Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17)
Sustainable Engineering Forum (23)
12:30 PMHigh Yield Biorefining Using Organosolv Processing
E. Kendall Pye, Alex Berlin, Stephan R. Winner, William B. Armiger
12:55 PMMixtures Effects and Kinetic Characterization of Timber and Switchgrass Diluted Acid Hydrolysis
Jill R. Jensen, Juan Morinelly, Anwar Aglan, Adam Mix, David R. Shonnard
1:20 PMThe Effects of Impregnation Techniques on Pretreatment Performance for High Dry Matter Dilute Sulfuric Acid Processes
Noah D. Weiss, Nicholas J. Nagle, Melvin P Tucker, Erik Kuhn, Richard T Elander
1:45 PMIntegrated High Throughput Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis In 96 Well Plates
Michael Studer, Jaclyn D. DeMartini, Heather L. McKenzie, Charles E. Wyman
2:10 PMEfficient Sugar Release from Common Reed Pretreated by Cellulose-Solvent-Based Lignocellulose Fractionation at Lower Cellulase Loadings
Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh, Zhiguang Zhu, Y-H. Percival Zhang
2:35 PMUnderstanding Lignin Fractions of Biomass during Dilute Acid Pretreatment Using a Flow through Reactor
Yun Ji, Melvin Tucker, Rui Katahira, Nick Nagle, David Johnson, William Michener, Todd Vinzant

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