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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Richard Offeman
Bioproducts Research
Chemical Engineer

Phone: (510) 559-6458
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 0122
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-BCE
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710

Projects
Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries that Produce Marketable Biobased Products
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427427

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Synthesis, characterization and nanocomposite formation of poly(glycerol succinate-co-maleate) with cellulose nanowhiskers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medeiros, E.S., Offeman, R.D., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Mattoso, L.H., Orts, W.J. 2014. Synthesis, characterization and nanocomposite formation of poly(glycerol succinate-co-maleate) with cellulose nanowhiskers. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 22(2):219-226.
Almond hulls as a biofuels feedstock: Variations in carbohydrates by variety and location in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Holtman, K.M., Covello, K.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Almond hulls as a biofuels feedstock: Variations in carbohydrates by variety and location in California. Biomass and Bioenergy. 54:109-114.
Focus on agricultural residues: Microstructure of almond hull (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Offeman, R.D., Orts, W.J. 2012. Focus on agricultural residues: Microstructure of almond hull (abstract). 244th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. p. 194
Master curve captures the effect of domain morphology on ethanol pervaporation through block copolymer membranes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jha, A.K., Tsang, S., Ozcam, A., Offeman, R.D., Balsara, N.P. 2012. Master curve captures the effect of domain morphology on ethanol pervaporation through block copolymer membranes. Journal Membrane Science. 401-402:125-131.
A novel method to fabricate high permeance, high selectivity thin-film composite membranes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Ludvik, C.N. 2011. A novel method to fabricate high permeance, high selectivity thin-film composite membranes. Journal Membrane Science. 380:163-170.
Effect of nanoscale morphology on selective ethanol transport through block copolymer membranes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jha, A.K., Chen, L., Offeman, R.D., Balsara, N.P. 2011. Effect of nanoscale morphology on selective ethanol transport through block copolymer membranes. Journal Membrane Science. 373:112-120.
Poisoning of mixed matrix membranes by fermentation components in pervaporation of ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Ludvik, C.N. 2011. Poisoning of mixed matrix membranes by fermentation components in pervaporation of ethanol. Journal Membrane Science. 367:288-295.
Ethanol in biorefining and dehydration of agricultural materials: energy, capital cost, and product quality implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robertson, G.H., Offeman, R.D., Cao, T., Orts, W.J. 2011. Ethanol in biorefining and dehydration of agricultural materials: energy, capital cost, and product quality implications. Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining (Biofpr). 5:37-53.
Extraction of ethanol with higher carboxylic acid solvents and their toxicity to yeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Cline, J.L., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2010. Extraction of ethanol with higher carboxylic acid solvents and their toxicity to yeast. Separation and Purification Technology. 72: 180-185.
Extraction of ethanol with higher alcohol solvents and their toxicity to yeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Cline, J.L., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2008. Extraction of ethanol with higher alcohol solvents and their toxicity to yeast. Separation and Purification Technology. 63: 444-451.
Effect of Relative Humidity on the Morphology of Electrospun Polymer Fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Offeman, R.D., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Effect of Relative Humidity on the Morphology of Electrospun Polymer Fibers. Canadian Journal of Chemistry. 86:590-599.
Spiral-Wound Liquid Membrane Module for Separation of Fluids and Gases - (Patent Application)
Offeman, R.D., Robertson, G.H. Spiral-wound liquid membrane module for separation of fluids and gases. U.S. Patent No. 7,341,663 Issued 03/11/2008
Electrospun nanofibers of poly(vinyl alcohol)reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Ito, E.N., Gregorski, K.S., Robertson, G.H., Offeman, R.D., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Electrospun nanofibers of poly(vinyl alcohol)reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 2:231-242.
Electrospun nanofibers of poly (vinyl alcohol) reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Ito, E.N., Gregorski, K.S., Robertson, G.H., Offeman, R.D., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Electrospun nanofibers of poly (vinyl alcohol) reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils. Polymer Engineering & Science. 2(3):231-242.
Hydrogen-bond networks in linear, branched and tertiary alcohols Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stephenson, S.K., Offeman, R.D., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2007. Hydrogen-bond networks in linear, branched and tertiary alcohols. Chemical Engineering Science. 62: 3019-3031.
Ethanol and water capacities of alcohols: a molecular dynamics study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stephenson, S.K., Offeman, R.D., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Ethanol and water capacities of alcohols: a molecular dynamics study. Chemical Engineering Science. 61: 5834-5840.
Permeability of starch gel matrices and select films to solvent vapors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Chiou, B., Mchugh, T.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Hoffman, G.D., Offeman, R.D. 2006. Permeability of starch gel matrices and select films to solvent vapors. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54(9):3297-3304.
Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions using biobased oils, alcohols and esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions using biobased oils, alcohols and esters. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 83: 153-157.
Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 1. Screening methodology for solvents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2005. Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 1. Screening methodology for solvents. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 44: 6789-6796.
Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 2. Linear, branched and ring-containing alcohol solvents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2005. Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 2. Linear, branched and ring-containing alcohol solvents. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 44: 6797-6803.
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