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Personnel

Burton C. (Burt) English
Professor
Production Economics

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Nourredine (Nour) Abdoulmoumine
Assistant Professor
Biomass Conversion

Jie (Joe) Zhuang
Research Professor
Fate and transport of envir. contaminant

Events

Cows, Fire, Biofuel and Wildlife, 3/11/2015

 

News

Genera Energy, UTIA Complete $5M Biofuels Grant, 11/27/2013

Video


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Center for Renewable Carbon 
AgResearchers at UT are developing ways of converting renewable carbon sources from plants into fuels and other products



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Biofuel Refinery Groundbreaking 
Many believe America must find new ways to create energy and fuel. UT recently started construction on a biorefinery to research the manufacture of biofuels from agricultural products.


 

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.

Experimental Study of Torrefied Pine as a Gasification Fuel Using a Bubbling Fluidized Bed Gasifier A. Kulkarni, R. Baker, N. Abdoulmoumine, S. Adhikari, and S. Bhavnani.  2016.  Renewable Energy, 93:460468.

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.

Optimized transgene overexpression of miR156 leads to significatn gains of field-grown biomass and biofuel in switchgrass.  Baxter, H., M. Mazarei, A. Dumitrache, J. Natzke, M. Rodriguez, Jr., J. Gou, C. Fu, R. W. Sykes, G. B. Turner, S. R. Decker, M. F. Davis, S. Brown, B. H. Davison, Z. Y. Zhang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Biotechnology Journal.

Multi-scale assessment of wildlife sustainability in switchgrass biofuel feedstock production.  C. Lituma, P. D. Keyser, C. Kwit, J. D. Clark, and E. Holcomb.  2016.  International Association for Landscape Ecology Bioenergy Conference, Asheville, NC, April 3-7, 2016 (10 present) INTERNATIONAL.

Economic Analysis of Alternative Logistics Systems for Tennessee-Produced Switchgrass to Penetrate Energy Markets Chugh, S., T. E. Yu, S. W. Jackson, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and S. Cho.  2016.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 85:25-34.

Role of Fusarium and Alternaria in seedling disease and biomass yield of the biofuel crop Panicum virgatum.  Collins, S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Genetic Variation and Estimation of Ethanol Yield of Alamo Half-Sib Families.  Dalid, C., S. Nayak, F. L. Allen, V. R. Pantalone, A. M. Saxton, F. Chen, and H. Bhandari.  2016.  Proceedings, Crop Science Society of America Annual Meeting ( 6-9, Nov, 2016), Phoenix, AZ.

Diversity among lowland switchgrass (panicum virgatum l.) Based on microsatellite markers (SSR).  Dalid, C., S. Nayak, K. Chekovskiy, M. Saha, and H. Bhandari.  2016.  Proceedings, National Association of Plant Breeders, Annual Meeting (14-18, Nov, 2016) Raleigh, NC.

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.

Analysis of the Impacts of a Hypothetical Scoring System for Biofuel Pathways.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, T. E. Yu, and K. L. Jensen.  2016.  UT Ag and Res Econ. Departmental Research Series, 16-001, December.

Sustainable Energy Systems: High Performance Lithium Ion Battery Components from Renewable Resources.  Garcia-Negron, V., O. Rios, D. Keffer, and D. P. Harper.  2016.  Proceedings, 2nd Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium, Knoxville, TN, April 15, 2016. Poster.