519 Reaction Kinetics and Transport Fundamentals for Biomass Conversion I

Wednesday, October 31, 2012: 12:30 PM
334 (Convention Center )
Description:
This session will emphasize understanding reaction kinetics and transport processes and their effects on the performance of biomass conversion processes. Both modeling and experimental studies are sought, with preference for contributions that develop new fundamental insights.

Sponsor:
Sustainable Biorefineries
Co-Sponsor(s):
ICE 2012: Biorefinery Technologies for Forest Based Lignocellulosic Biomass (T4A), ICE2012: BioFuels (T4F), Topical B: 2nd Annual World Congress on Sustainable Engineering (TB)

Chair:
Todd A. Lloyd
Email: tlloyd@mascoma.com

Co-Chair:
Jonathan J. Stickel
Email: jonathan.stickel@nrel.gov


12:55 PM
(519b) Mechanistic Modeling of the Enzymatic Saccharification of Cellulose-Iβ and Cellulose-III: Parameter Determination and Model Validation
Andrew J. Griggs, Ambarish Nag, James J. Lischeske, Jonathan J. Stickel, Ashutosh Mittal, Wei Wang and David K. Johnson

1:45 PM
(519d) Anaerobic Digestion of Waste Materials for the Production of Biogas
Ramalingam Subramaniam, Stephen Dufreche, Rakesh Bajpai and Mark Zappi

2:10 PM
(519e) Mass Transfer in High Solids Biomass Slurries
Samin Rezania, Jonathan Michael D. Thomas, Amlan Chakraborty and R. Eric Berson

2:35 PM
(519f) Determining Dispersion in High-Solids Biomass Slurries
James J. Lischeske, Michael A. Sprague and Jonathan J. Stickel
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