729 Conversion of Solid Wastes to Energy and/or Product

Thursday, November 12, 2015: 3:15 PM - 5:45 PM
257A (Salt Palace Convention Center)

This session solicits presentations on innovative processing technologies for conversion of solid wastes into reusable energy and/or products to reduce environmental footprints. The solid wastes of large volume and energy content are of interest, such as municipal solid wastes, agricultural wastes, forestry wastes, and industrial wastes (spent cars, tires). Hazardous and toxic wastes are not covered by this technical session.

Innovations of Green Process Engineering for Sustainable Energy and Environment
Separations Division (02), Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (20), Alternative Energy & Enabling Technologies (T4E)
Hsi-Wu Wong Email: hsiwu_wong@uml.edu
Sudhagar Mani Email: smani@engr.uga.edu
Zheng Liu Email: zliu@americas.sabic.com

3:15 PM
(729a) Life in Plastics
Benjamin Coates

4:00 PM
(729d) Recovery of Energy-Dense Hydrochar and Sugars from Sweet Sorghum Bagasse
Umakanta Jena, Daniel Ekefre, Ajit Mahapatra and S. Kent Hoekman

4:15 PM
(729e) Biofuel from Spent Coffee Grounds
Enrico N. Martinez, Ryan Kahn, Wei Siang Goh and Nathaniel Kallmyer

4:45 PM
(729g) Catalytic Conversion of Automobile Shredder Residue to High Energy Fuels
Foster A. Agblevor, Kyle Christian, Skylar Hatch and Jesse Long

5:00 PM
(729h) Hydrothermal Carbonization for Nutrient Recovery
M. Toufiq Reza, Charles J. Coronella and Sage R. Hiibel