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) Labbé
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

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

Stochastic Optimization of Cellulosic Biofuel Supply Chain under Feedstock Yield Uncertainty.  Sharma, B. P., T. E. Yu, B. C. English, C. Boyer, and J. A. Larson.  2019.  10th International Conference on Applied Energy, Hong Kong. August 22-25, Energy Procedia 158 (2019) pp. 1009-1014. [Abstract]

Fuel Dynamics During Oak Woodland and Savanna Restoration in the Mid-South, USA.  Vander Yacht, A., P. D. Keyser, C. Kwit, M. C. Stambaugh, W. K. Clatterbuck, and D. M. Simon.  2019.  International Journal of Wildland Fire.

Genetic Gain for Soybean Seed Protein, Oil, and Yield in a Recombinant Inbred Line Population Wiggins, B., S. Wiggins, M. Cunicelli, C. Smallwood, F. L. Allen, D. R. West, and V. R. Pantalone.  2019.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 96:43-50. [Abstract]

Pleiotropic and Epistatic Network-Based Discovery: Integrated Networks for Target Gene Discovery D. Weighill, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  Frontiers in Energy Research. [Abstract]

Potential for Pennycress to Support a Renewable Jet Fuel Industry English, B. C., E. L. Markel, C. M. Hellwinckel, and R. J. Menard.  2018.  Ecology, Pollution and Environmental Science.

Diel rewiring and positive selection of ancient plant proteins enabled evolution of CAM photosynthesis in Agave H. Yin, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  BMC genomics. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: Overview and Industrial State-of-the-Art.  Hayes, D. G., and G. A. Smith.  2018.  Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed), Edited by D. G. Hayes, D. K. Y. Solaiman, and R. D. Ashby, Elsevier Press. [Abstract]

Rail road tie preservative recovery and conversion to hydrocarbon fuels: A Conceptual process design and economics Houston, R., H. Haber, P. Kim, J. W. Kim, J. Lloyd, N. Labbe, and N. Abdoulmoumine.  2018.  Biofuels Bioproducts & Biorefining, 12, 834-845.

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, 218: 266-281. [Abstract]

U.S. Alternative Jet Fuel Deployment Scenario Analyses Identifying Key Drivers and Geospatial Patterns for the First Billion Gallons Lewis, K.C., E. K. News, S. Peterson, M. N. Pearlson, E. A. Lawless, K. Brandt, D. Camenzind, M. P. Wolcott, B. C. English, G. S. Latta, A. Malwitz, J. I. Hileman, N. L. Brown, and Z. Haq.  2018.  BioFPR, Society of Chemical Industry and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, December,. [Abstract]

Biochemical and transcriptomic characterization of glycoside hydrolases in Thermobia domestica and Ctenolepisma longicaudata.  Mallipeddi, R.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Policy Uncertainty and the Optimal Investment Decisions of Second- Generation Biofuel Producers.  Markel, E.L., C. Sims, and B. C. English.  2018.  Energy Economics, Volume 76, October, pp 89-100. [Abstract]