275 Biological Conversions and Processes for Renewable Feedstocks

Tuesday, November 15, 2016: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Union Square 19 & 20 (Hilton San Francisco Union Square)
Description:
Explore advances in biological conversions and processes for renewable feedstocks. Topics may include production of biofuels and chemicals from biomass and other renewable sources through biochemical and hybrid biochemical-thermochemical conversion pathways. Favor papers demonstrating the sound application of core scientific and engineering principles.

Sponsor:
Sustainable Biorefineries
Co-Sponsor(s):
Biorefinery Technologies for Forest Based Lignocellulosic Biomass (T4A), Alternative Energy & Enabling Technologies (T4E), BioFuels (T4F)

Chair:
Shishir PS Chundawat
Email: spc120@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Co-Chair:
Hasan K. Atiyeh
Email: hasan.atiyeh@okstate.edu


8:55 AM
(275b) Switchgrass Solubilization By Mixed Methanogenic Enrichments with Comparison to Pure Cultures of Clostridium Thermocellum
Xiaoyu Liang, Xiongjun Shao, Evert K. Holwerda, Liang Tian, Tom L. Richard, John M. Regan, Jason M. Whitham, Dawn M. Klingeman, Steven D. Brown and Lee R. Lynd

9:45 AM
Break

10:10 AM
(275e) Enzymatic Process for Making Plasticizers from High Oleic Soybean Oil
Julia Burchell, Sara Duque Martinez, Ximing Zhang and Nathan S. Mosier

10:35 AM
(275f) Biomass Blending & Densification: Impacts on Biochemical Conversion Performance
Allison E. Ray, Chenlin Li, Vicki S. Thompson, Dayna Daubaras and Nicholas J. Nagle
See more of this Group/Topical: Sustainable Engineering Forum