648 Integrated Thermochemical and Biochemical Processing for Renewable Fuels and Chemicals

Thursday, November 12, 2015: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
257B (Salt Palace Convention Center)

This session will explore the integration of thermo-chemical and biochemical processes for the conversion of renewable feedstocks into biofuels and/or bulk chemicals. The process integration aims to improve the sustainability of biorefineries by maximizing the utilization of feedstocks to produce final products, minimizing the production of wastes, and/or minimizing the usage of process energy from non-renewable sources. Papers will be favored that emphasize fundamental principles of engineering.

Sustainable Biorefineries
Biorefinery Technologies for Forest Based Lignocellulosic Biomass (T4A)
Christopher M. Saffron Email: saffronc@msu.edu
John E. Aston Email: john.aston@inl.gov
Justinus A. Satrio Email: Justinus.satrio@villanova.edu
- indicates paper has an Extended Abstract file available on CD.

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8:30 AM

9:20 AM
(648c) Electrochemical Deoxygenation of Bio-Oil from Fast Pyrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass: Energy Balance Estimated By Bond Dissociation Energies
Pieter Billen, Yetunde Sorunmu, Elango Elangovan, Dennis Larsen, Joseph Hartvigsen, James M. Mosby, Jacob Staley, Jessica Elwell and Sabrina Spatari

9:45 AM
(648d) Valorizing Biorefinery Lignins Using Fast Pyrolysis and Electrocatalytic Upgrading
Mahlet Garedew, Leonardo da costa Sousa, James E. Jackson and Christopher M. Saffron

10:10 AM

10:35 AM
(192f) Towards a Cost-Competitive Ionic Liquid Based Pretreatment: Insights from Technoeconomic Analysis
N.V.S.N. Murthy Konda, Feng Xu, Seema Singh, Blake A. Simmons and Corinne D. Scown
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