380 Sustainable Biomass Feedstock Production and Supply for the Emerging Biorefinery Industry

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 3:15 PM
334 (Convention Center )
Explore developments in methods for sustainable supply of renewable feedstocks for processing to fuels, chemicals, and materials to support a biobased economy. Favor papers demonstrating the sound application of core scientific and engineering principles.

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

Steven E. Taylor
Email: taylost@auburn.edu

Yogendra Shastri
Email: yshast1@illinois.edu

- indicates paper has an Extended Abstract file available on CD.

3:15 PM
(380a) Multidisciplinary Optimization Model for Region Specific Sustainable Biorefining
Sumesh Sukumara, Dr. Jeffrey Seay, Dr. Fazleena Badurdeen, Joseph Amundson and William Faulkner
File available
3:40 PM
(380b) Sustainable Processing of Water Hyacinth Through a Distributed Biorefinery System
José Ezequiel Santibañez-Aguilar, Janett Betzabe Gonzalez-Campos, José María Ponce-Ortega, Medardo Serna-González and Mahmoud El-Halwagi

4:30 PM
(380d) Life-Cycle Assessments of Forest Biomass Supply in Michigan
Robert M. Handler, Dalia Abbas, Ajit Srivastava and David R. Shonnard

4:55 PM
(380e) Distributed Small Scale Marine Biorefineries: Scale Analyses and Design for Developing Countries
Alexander Golberg, Gregory Linshiz, Nathan Hillson, Jay D. Keasling, Alexander Chemodanov and Mark Koudritsky
File available
5:20 PM
(380f) Identification of the Most Appropriate Method to Use Sewage Sludge As a Source of Alternative Energy
Yolanda Pliego-Bravo, Marlene Vergara-Hernández, Galo Rafael Urrea-García and María Elena García-Reyes
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