Fuel Research


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Personnel

Nourredine (Nour) Abdoulmoumine
Assistant Professor
Biomass Conversion

Joseph John (Joe) Bozell
Professor
Conversion of renewable materials

Stephen C. Chmely
Research Assistant Professor
Biomass conversion technologies

Burton C. (Burt) English
Professor
Production Economics

David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

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

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Nicole (Niki) Labbe
Professor
Bioenergy

Timothy G. (Tim) Rials
Associate Dean and Associate Director
Renewable carbon

Xiaofei (Philip) Ye
Professor
Value-added bioprocess engineering

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

Events

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

 

News

UTIA AgResearch Continues To Advance Biofuels, Bioenergy and Biobased Products, 5/22/2018

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

A Decade in Review: The Great Experiment, 5/13/2017

Faculty 360 | Avat Shekoofa, 4/10/2017

Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Power Plant, 2/25/2016

Corn Irrigation in West Tennessee, 9/28/2015

Faculty 360 | Nour Abdoulmoumine, 9/17/2015

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

Determining a Geographic High Resolution Supply Chain Network for a Large Scale Biofuel Industry Lambert, L. H., B. C. English, D. M. Lambert, O. Shylo, J. A. Larson, T. E. Yu, and B. S. Wilson.  2018.  Applied Energy, 21866-281. [Abstract]

Breeding for improved oil quality in high yielding soybean lines using molecular markers for selecting FAD2-1A, FAD2-1B, FAD3A and FAD3C mutant alleles to produce a high oleic, low linolenic (HOLL) soybean.  Willette, A.  2018.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Forest Resources for Bioenergy.  Avila, G.S  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Gains in biomass and biofuel from engineered switchgrass and poplar with downregulated Galacturonosyltransferase (GAUT)4.  Biswal, A.K., M. A. Atmodjo, M. Li, H. Baxter, C. G. Yoo, Y. Pu, Y. C. Lee, M. Mazarei, I. M. Black, J. Y. Zhang, H. Ramanna, A. L. Bray, Z. R. King, P. R. LaFayette, S. Pattathil, B. S. Donohoe, S. S. Mohanty, D. Ryno, K. Yee, O. A. Thompson, M. Rodriguez, Jr., A. Dumitrache, J. Natzke, K. Winkeler, C. Collins, X. Yang, L. Tan, R. W. Sykes, A. Ziebell, G. B. Turner, S. R. Decker, M. G. Hahn, B. H. Davison, M. F. Davis, R. S. Nelson, W. A. Parrott, C. N. Stewart, Jr., and D. Mohnen.  2017.  Nature Biotechnology.

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. [Abstract]

Economic Impacts of Producing Renewable Aviation Fuel from Cover Crops: A Case Study Using Pennycress as the Feedstock English, B. C., E. L. Markel, R. J. Menard, and C. M. Hellwinckel.  2017.  Expert Opinion of Environmental Biology, 6:4 DOI: 10.4172/2325-9655-C1-017.

Fatty Acids-Based Surfactants and their Uses Hayes, D. G.  2017.  Fatty Acids: Chemistry, Synthesis, and Applications, edited by Moghis Ahmad, Amsterdam, Elsevier, pp. 355-384. [Abstract]

Hazardous pollutants emissions and environmental impacts from fuelwood burned and synthetic fertilizers applied by tobacco growers in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, A. M. Taylor, and M. Puettmann.  2017.  Environmental Technology & Innovation.

Biofuels and Wildlife: What Have We Learned So Far?.  Keyser, P. D., C. Lituma, J. E. Clark, E. Holcomb, and C. Kwit.  2017.  Switchgrass - The Great Experiment, March 13, 2017, Knoxville, TN.

Switchgrass Supply Chain Economic Analysis Larson, J. A., B. C. English, T. E. Yu, and C. Boyer.  2017.  Presentation at The Great Experiment: A Decade of Biofuels Science, Knoxville, TN, March 13-14, 2017. [Abstract]

Biomass treatment strategies for thermochemical conversion Liu, Q., S. C. Chmely, and N. Abdoulmoumine.  2017.  Energy and Fuels, 31(4):3525-3536. [Abstract]

Analysis of a Market for Tradable Credits, Policy Uncertainty Effects on Investment Decisions, and the Potential to Supply a Renewable Aviation Fuel Industry with an Experimental Industrial Oilseed.  Markel, E. L.  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]