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Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

 

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Renewable Carbon Tree Harvest 
Trees that we harvest can become our fuel, energy, and industrial products. Finding the best materials for this purpose is part of the mission for UT's Center for Renewable Carbon.


 

Recent Publications

Using a chelating agent to generate low ash bioenergy feedstock Edmunds, C. W., C. Hamilton, K. Kim, S. C. Chmely, and N. Labbe.  2017.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 96:12-18.

Geospatial Economics of the Woody Biomass Supply in Kansas – A Case Study Khaliukova, O., D. Paull, S. Lewis-Gonzales, N. André, L. E. Biles, T. M. Young, and J. H. Purdue.  2017.  BioResources, 12(1):960-980.

A Principal Component Analysis in Switchgrass Chemical Composition Aboytes, M., K. Castillo, T. E. Yu, C. Boyer, B. C. English, J. A. Larson, L. M. Kline, and N. Labbe.  2016.  Energies, 9, 913.

Displacing inorganic nitrogen in lignocellulosic feedstock production systems Ashworth, A. J., P. D. Keyser, F. L. Allen, D. D. Tyler, A. M. Taylor, and C. P. West.  2016.  Agronomy Journal, 108:109–116 (2016).

Assessing multimetric aspects of sustainability: Application to a bioenergy crop production system in East Tennessee.  E.S. Parish, V. Dale, B. C. English, s. Jackson, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  Ecoshere, 7(2):e01206. 10.1002/ecs2.1206.

Facilitated Fabriction of High Strength Silica Aerogels Using Nanocellulosic Scaffolds Fu, J, S. Wang, C. He, Z. Lu, J. Huang, and Z. Chen.  2016.  Carbohydrate Polymer, 147: 89-96.

Fabrication of silica aerogels within nanocellulosic scaffolds with improved mechanical properties and optimized processes.  Fu, J., C. He, J. Huang, Z. Chen, and S. Wang.  2016.  2016 International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials. June 13-16, Grenoble, Franc.

Projected Changes in Stream System Nitrogen Runoff Associated with a Mature Cellulosic Ethanol Industry in the Southeastern United States Lambert, D. M., C. Cavasos, B. S. Wilson, C. D. Clark, and B. C. English.  2016.  Land Use Policy, 56:291–302.

Fractionation of lignocellulosic biomass using ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimadozolium acetate ([EMIM][CH3COO]).  Venugopal, P., J. Wang, and N. Labbe.  2016.  Fontiers in Biorefining Conference, St Simons Island, GA, November 8-11, 2016.

The impacts of biopolymer-ionic liquid interactions on the utilization of lignocellulosic biomass.  Wang, J.  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Identification and overexpression of a Knotted1-like transcription factor in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for lignocellulosic feedstock improvement Wuddineh, W. A., M. Mazarei, J. Zhang, G. B. Turner, S. R. Decker, R. W. Sykes, M. F. Davis, M. K. Udvardi, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Frontiers in Plant Science.

Analyzing Economic and Environmental Performance of Switchgrass Biofuel Supply Chains Yu, T. E., B. C. English, L. He, J. A. Larson, j. Calcagno, J. Fu, and B. S. Wilson.  2016.  Bioenergy Research, Volume 9, pp. 566-577.