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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Akwasi A Boateng
Sustainable Biofuels and Co-Products
Chemical Engineer

Phone: (215) 233-6493
Fax: (216) 233-6406
Room 00934
600 E. MERMAID LANE
ERRC
WYNDMOOR, PA, 19038

Projects
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USC)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423929
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (DU)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423934
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (UMAINE)CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423938
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (OU)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423944
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (VU)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423945
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MSC)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423948
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USP)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423949
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (UD)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423950
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MESA)-CFDA 10.312
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423952
Farm-Scale Pyrolysis Biorefining
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427799
DISTRIBUTED ON-FARM BIOENERGY, BIOFUELS AND BIOCHEMICALS (FARMBIO3) DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION VIA INTEGRATED CATALYTIC THERMOLYSIS
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 423790
EMBRAPA AGROENERGY POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING AT ARS ON PYROLYSIS OF BRAZILIAN BASED BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS TO FUNGIBLE FUELS AND COPRODUCTS
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423520
Catalytic conversion of biomass residues - lignocelulosic and acidic vegetable oil to produce biofuel precursors, chemical and co-products w
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424364
Hydrodeoxygenation of biomass pyrolysis oil for use as refinery blendstock
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 425047
Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 426756
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with University of the Punjab, Pakistan (ICE&T, PU)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427362
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427479
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with African Institute of Science and Technology
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427722
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF BIOENERY FOR THE CENTRAL USA
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 421447
NORTHEAST WOODY/WARM-SEASON BIOMASS CONSORTIUM: DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF REGIONALLY-APPROPRIATE BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423842

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Bioenergy crops grown for hyperaccumulation of phosphorus in the delmarva peninsula and their biofuels potential - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Serapiglia, M., Mullen, C.A., Dien, B.S., Fawzy, H.M., Dadson, R.B. 2014. Bioenergy crops grown for hyperaccumulation of phosphorus in the delmarva peninsula and their biofuels potential. Environmental Management. Volume 150, Pages 39-47.
Biological mineral range effects on biomass conversion to aromatic hydrocarbons via catalytic fast pyrolysis over HZSM-5 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Dadson, R.B., Hashem, F.M. 2015. Biological mineral range effects on biomass conversion to aromatic hydrocarbons via catalytic fast pyrolysis over HZSM-5. Energy and Fuels. 28:7014-7024.
Effect of biochar soil-amendments on Allium porrum growth, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Oct-14)
Maximizing the stability of pyrolysis oil/diesel fuel emulsions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, J.A., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Maximizing the stability of pyrolysis oil/diesel fuel emulsions. Energy and Fuels. 28(9), pp5918-5929.
Bio-based n-butanol prepared from poly-3-hydroxybutyrate: optimization of the reduction of n-butyl crotonate to n-butanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jul-14)
Origin of carbon in aromatic and olefin products derived from HZSM-5 catalyzed co-pyrolysis of cellulose and plastics via isotopic labeling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dorado, C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Origin of carbon in aromatic and olefin products derived from HZSM-5 catalyzed co-pyrolysis of cellulose and plastics via isotopic labeling. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 162:p.338-345.
Pelletized biochar as a carrier for AM fungi in the on-farm system of inoculum production in compost and vermiculite mixtures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Douds, D.D., Lee, J., Uknalis, J., Boateng, A.A., Ziegler-Ulsh, C. 2014. Pelletized biochar as a carrier for AM fungi in the on-farm system of inoculum production in compost and vermiculite mixtures. Compost Science and Utilization. 22(4):253-262.
Distillation and isolation of commodity chemicals from Bio-oil made by tail-gas reactive prolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkasabi, Y.M., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Distillation and isolation of commodity chemicals from Bio-oil made by tail-gas reactive prolysis. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2(8),2042-2052.
Evaluation of Brazilian biomasses as potential feedstocks for fuel production via fast pyrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pighinelli, A.L., Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Elkasabi, Y.M. 2014. Evaluation of Brazilian biomasses as potential feedstocks for fuel production via fast pyrolysis. Energy for Sustainable Development,21:p.42-50.
Combustion performance of pyrolysis oil/ethanol blends in a residential-scale oil-fired boiler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, J.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Combustion performance of pyrolysis oil/ethanol blends in a residential-scale oil-fired boiler. Fuel. 133:34-44.
Effects of pyrolysis char from various feed stocks on survivability of Salmonella enterica and E. coli 0157:H7 in agriculture soils - (Abstract Only) - (07-Mar-14)
Mild pyrolysis of P3HB/Switchgrass blends for the production of bio-oil enriched with crotonic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Schweitzer, D., Sparks, K., Snell, K. 2014. Mild pyrolysis of P3HB/Switchgrass blends for the production of bio-oil enriched with crotonic acid. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 107:p.40-45.
Hydrodeoxygenation of fast-pyrolysis bio-oils from various feedstocks using carbon-supported catalysts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkasabi, Y.M., Mullen, C.A., Pighinelli, A.L., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Hydrodeoxygenation of fast-pyrolysis bio-oils from various feedstocks using carbon-supported catalysts. Fuel Processing Technology. 123:11-18.
Accumulation of inorganic impurities on HZSM-5 during catalytic fast pyrolysis of switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2013. Accumulation of inorganic impurities on HZSM-5 during catalytic fast pyrolysis of switchgrass. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research. 52:p.17156-17161.
H-Zsm5 Catalyzed Co-Pyrolysis of Biomass and Plastics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dorado, C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. H-ZSM5 Catalyzed co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastics. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2(2),pp301-311.
Inactivation of E.coli 0157:H7 in cultivable soil by fast and slow pyrolysis-generated biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gurtler, J., Boateng, A.A., Han, Y.H., Douds, D.D. 2014. Inactivation of E.coli 0157:H7 in cultivable soil by fast and slow pyrolysis-generated biochars. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 11:215-223.
Evaluation of biochars by temperature programmed oxidation/mass spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, M.A., Boateng, A.A., Groom, L.H., Eberhardt, T.L., Mullen, C.A. 2013. Evaluation of biochars by temperature programmed oxidation/mass spectroscopy. BioResources. 8:5461-5474.
Survival of Salmonella, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, non-0157 shiga toxin producing E.coli, and potential surrogate bacteria in crop soil as affected by the addition of fast pyrolysis-generated switchgrass biochar - (Abstract Only)
Gurtler, J., Boateng, A.A., Douds, D.D., Bailey, R. 2013. Survival of Salmonella, Escherichia coli 0157:H7, non-0157 shiga toxin producing E.coli, and potential surrogate bacteria in crop soil as affected by the addition of fast pyrolysis-generated switchgrass biochar. Meeting Abstract. IAFP Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC., July 28-31, 2013.Volume 1, Page 1.
Aspen+ and Economic Modeling of Equine Waste Utilization for Localized Hot Water Heating Via Fast Pyrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hammer, N.L., Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Wheeler, C.M. 2013. ASPEN+ and economic modeling of equine waste utilization for localized hot water heating via fast pyrolysis. Journal of Environmental Management. 128:594-601.
Feedstock and Processes Affect Environmental Properties of Biochars - (Abstract Only)
Gonzalez, J.M., Hass, A., Lima, I.M., Boateng, A.A. 2013. Feedstock and Processes Affect Environmental Properties of Biochars [abstract]. American Chemical Society Abstracts. Pub. No. 4.
Hydrotreating of fast pyrolysis oils from protein-rich pennycress seed presscake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Reichenbach, S.E. 2013. Hydrotreating of fast pyrolysis oils from protein-rich pennycress seed presscake. Fuel. 111, 797-804.
Reliable peak selection for multisample analysis with comprehensive two-dimensional chromatography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichenbach, S.E., Tian, X., Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Cordero, C., Tao, Q. 2013. Reliable peak selection for multisample analysis with comprehensive two-dimensional chromatography. Analytical Chemistry. 85:4974-4981.
Life cycle environmental and economic tradeoffs of using fast pyrolysis products for power generation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pourhashem, G., Spatari, S., Boateng, A.A., Mcaloon, A.J., Mullen, C.A. 2013. Life cycle environmental and economic tradeoffs of using fast pyrolysis products for power generation. Energy and Fuels. 27:2578-2587.
Heavy metal and phenol adsorption properties of biochars from pyrolyzed switchgrass and woody biomass in correlation with surface structures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, Y., Boateng, A.A., Qi, P.X., Lima, I.M., Jainmin, C. 2013. Heavy metal and phenol adsorption properties of biochars from pyrolyzed switchgrass and woody biomass in correlation with surface properties. Environmental Management. 118:196-204.
Structure-property characteristics of pyrolytic lignins derived from fast pyrolysis of a lignin rich biomass extract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nsimba, R.Y., Mullen, C.A., West, N., Boateng, A.A. 2013. Structure-property characteristics of pyrolytic lignins derived from fast pyrolysis of a lignin rich biomass extract. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 1:260-267.
Fast pyrolysis of biomass thermally pretreated by torrefaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A. 2013. Fast pyrolysis of biomass thermally pretreated by torrefaction. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 100, 95-102.
Structure and radical scavenging activity relationships of pyrolytic lignins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nsimba, R.Y., West, N., Boateng, A.A. 2012. Structure and radical scavenging activity relationships of pyrolytic lignins. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:12525-12530.
Comparing corn stover and switchgrass biochar: characterization and sorption properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C., Appell, M.D., Jackson, M.A., Boateng, A.A. 2012. Comparing corn stover and switchgrass biochar: characterization and sorption properties. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Science. 5(1):1-8.
Mass balance, energy and exergy analysis of bio-oil production by fast pyrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Osgood-Jacobs, L., Carlson, P., Macken, N. 2012. Mass balance, energy and exergy analysis of bio-oil production by fast pyrolysis. Journal of Energy Resources Technology. 134/042001-1-9.
Condensation of acetol and acetic acid vapor with sprayed liquid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dickey, L.C., Boateng, A.A., Goldberg, N.M., Mullen, C.A., Mihalcik, D.J. 2012. Condensation of acetol and acetic acid vapor with sprayed liquid. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51:5067-5072.
Dual fluidized bed design for the fast pyrolysis of biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Swart, S.D., Heydenrych, M.D., Boateng, A.A. 2012. Dual fluidized bed design for the fast pyrolysis of biomass. Tappsa Journal. 2:18-25.
Inactivation of E.coli 0157:H7 in crop soil by amending with fast and slow pryolysis-generated biochars - (Abstract Only)
Gurtler, J., Boateng, A.A., Douds, D.D. 2012. Inactivation of E.coli 0157:H7 in crop soil by amending with fast and slow pryolysis-generated biochars. Meeting Abstract., IAFP Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, July 22-25,2012.,Volume 1, Page 1.
Mineral nutrient recovery from pyrolysis systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wise, J., Vietor, D., Provin, T., Capareda, S., Munster, C., Boateng, A.A. 2012. Mineral nutrient recovery from pyrolysis systems. Journal of Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. 31(2):251-255.
Packed-bed catalytic cracking of oak derived pyrolytic vapors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mihalcik, D.J., Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Goldberg, N.M. 2011. Packed-bed catalytic cracking of oak derived pyrolytic vapors. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 50:13304-13312.
Catalytic fast pyrolysis of white oak wood in-situ using a bubbling fluidized bed reactor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Mihalcik, D.J., Goldberg, N.M. 2011. Catalytic fast pyrolysis of white oak wood in-situ using a bubbling fluidized bed reactor. Energy and Fuels. 25:5444-5451.
Characterizing biomass fast pyrolysis oils by 13C-NMR and chemometric analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Strahan, G.D., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2011. Characterizing biomass fast pyrolysis oils by 13C-NMR and chemometric analysis. Energy and Fuels. 25:5452-5461.
CFD modeling of space-time evolution of fast pyrolysis products in a bench-scale fluidized-bed reactor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mtui, P.L. 2012. CFD modeling of space-time evolution of fast pyrolysis products in a bench-scale fluidized-bed reactor. Applied Thermal Engineering. 33-34:p.190-198.
Mass balance and exergy analysis of a fast pyrolysis system - (Proceedings) - (22-Aug-11)
Biochar: A synthesis of its agronomic impact beyond carbon sequestration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spokas, K.A., Cantrell, K.B., Novak, J.M., Archer, D.W., Ippolito, J.A., Collins, H.P., Boateng, A.A., Lima, I.M., Lamb, M.C., Mcaloon, A.J., Lentz, R.D., Nichols, K.A. 2012. Biochar: A synthesis of its agronomic impact beyond carbon sequestration. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41(4):973-989.
Screening acidic zeolites for catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass and its components - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mihalcik, D.J., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2011. Screening acidic zeolites for catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass and its components. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 92:224-232.
Production and analysis of fast pyrolysis oils from proteinaceous biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2011. Production and analysis of fast pyrolysis oils from proteinaceous biomass. BioEnergy Research. 4;303-311.
Pyrolysis Oil - Overview of characteristics and utilization - (Review Article) - (17-Apr-11)
Selected characteristics of biochar from different feedstock and [yrolysis process - (Abstract Only) - (04-Apr-11)
Us (Ars)-South African (Up) Collaboration on Combustion Reduction Integrated Pyrolysis System (Crip) - (Other)
Boateng, A.A., Heydenrych, M. 2011. US (ARS)-South African (UP) collaboration on combustion reduction integrated pyrolysis system (CRIP). IEA Bioenergy Agreement Task 34 Newsletter, Issue 29, p.5-5.
Characterization of water insoluble solids isolated from various biomass fast pyrolysis oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2011. Characterization of water insoluble solids isolated from various biomass fast pyrolysis oils. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 90:197-203.
Catalytic Pyrolysis of Oak via Pyroprobe and Bench Scale, Packed Bed Pyrolysis Reactors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Jackson, M.A., Mihalcik, D.J., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2011. Catalytic pyrolysis of oak via pyroprobe and bench scale, packed bed pyrolysis reactors. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 90:174-181.
Coke Accumulation on Catalysts used in a Fluidized Bed Pyrolyzer - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A., Compton, D.L., Boateng, A.A. 2010. Coke accumulation on catalysts used in a fluidized bed pyrolyzer [abstract]. TCS 2010: Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased Products. p. 55.
Catalytic Products from a Bench-Scale, Simulated Fluidized-Bed Pyrolyzer - (Abstract Only)
Compton, D.L., Jackson, M.A., Boateng, A.A. 2010. Catalytic products from a bench-scale, simulated fluidized-bed pyrolyzer [abstract]. TCS 2010: Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased Products. p. 51.
Metals Solubility in Biochar from Different Feedstock and Pyrolysis Processes - (Abstract Only) - (30-Aug-10)
Catalytic pyrolysis-GC/MS of lignin from several sources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2010. Catalytic pyrolysis-GC/MS of lignin from several sources. Fuel Processing Technology, 91:1446-1458.
Winter barley ethanol - a new advanced biofuel - (Proceedings)
Hicks, K.B., Nghiem, N.P., Johnston, D., Moreau, R.A., Mcaloon, A.J., Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Yee, W.C., Kurantz, M.J. 2010. Winter barley ethanol - a new advanced biofuel. In Rausch, K., Singh, V., Tumbleson, M. (editors). Proceedings of the S-1041 Symposium on "Conversion Technologies for Biofuels", August 2-3, 2010, Wyndmoor, PA. p.54-58.
Characterization of Biochar using Temperature Programmed Oxidation - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A., Boateng, A.A. 2010. Characterization of biochar using temperature programmed oxidation [abstract]. U.S. Biochar Initiative Conference. Abstract 1.
Physicochemical and adsorptive properties of fast-pyrolysis bio-chars and their steam activated counterparts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Boateng, A.A., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Physicochemical and adsorptive properties of fast-pyrolysis bio-chars and their steam activated counterparts. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. 85(11):1515-1521.
Feedstock source, pyrolysis process, and steam activation effect on biochar properties - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-10)
Sustainable production of bioenergy and bio-char from the straw of high biomass soybean lines via fast pyrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Goldberg, N.M., Hicks, K.B., Devine, T.E., Lima, I.M., Mcmurtrey Iii, J.E. 2010. Sustainable production of bioenergy and bio-char from the straw of high biomass soybean lines via fast pyrolysis. Journal of Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. 29(2):175-183.
Fast pyrolysis of guayule biomass - (Abstract Only)
Mcmahan, C.M., Boateng, A.A., Cornish, K. 2010. Fast pyrolysis of guayule biomass. 239th American Chemical Society (ACS) Meeting and Exposition, March 21-25, San Francisco, CA.
Analysis and comparison of bio-oil produced by fast pyrolysis from three barley biomass/byproduct streams - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Hicks, K.B., Goldberg, N.M., Moreau, R.A. 2010. Analysis and comparison of bio-oil produced by fast pyrolysis from three barley biomass/byproduct streams. Energy and Fuels. 24:699-706.
Bio-oil and biochar production from corn cobs and stover by fast pyrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Goldberg, N.M., Lima, I.M., Laird, D.A., Hicks, K.B. 2010. Bio-oil and biochar production from corn cobs and stover by fast pyrolysis. Biomass and Bioenergy. 34:67-74.
Guayule (Parthenium argentatum)pyrolysis and analysis by PY-GC/MS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., McMahan, C.M., Whalen, M.C., Cornish, K. 2010. Guayule (Parthenium argentatum)pyrolysis and analysis by PY-GC/MS. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 87:14-23.
Charcoal byproducts as potential styrene-butadiene rubber composte filler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C., Boateng, A.A., Jong, L. 2009. Charcoal byproducts as potential styrene-butadiene rubber composte filler. Green Chemistry. xx.
Pyrolysis and Bio-Oil fact sheet - (Experiment Station)
Sadaka, S., Boateng, A.A. 2009. Pyrolysis and Bio-Oil fact sheet. 2009. Extension Fact Sheets, FSA 1052-PD-6-09N.
Energy-dense liquid fuel intermediates by pyrolysis of guayule (Parthenium argentatum) shrub and bagasse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Goldberg, N.M., Hicks, K.B., Mcmahan, C.M., Whalen, M.C., Cornish, K. 2009. Energy-dense liquid fuel intermediates by pyrolysis of guayule (Parthenium argentatum) shrub and bagasse. Fuel. 88:2207-2215.
Characterization of various fast pyrolysis bio-oils by NMR spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Strahan, G.D., Boateng, A.A. 2009. Characterization of various fast pyrolysis bio-oils by NMR spectroscopy. Energy and Fuels. 23:2707-2718.
Response of the devolatilization process to the lignin concenration in alfalfa stems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A. Response of the devolatilization process to the lignin concenration in alfalfa stems. 2009. Energy and Fuels. 23:2316-2318.
Activated Carbon Derived from Fast Pyrolysis Liquids Production of Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops - (Abstract Only)
Lima, I.M., Boateng, A.A., Klasson, K.T., Hicks, K.B. 2008. Activated Carbon Derived from Fast Pyrolysis Liquids Production of Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops (abstract). 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, November 16-21, 2008, Philadelphia, PA.
Screening heterogenous catalysts for the pyrolysis of lignin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, M.A., Compton, D.L., Boateng, A.A. 2009. Screening heterogenous catalysts for the pyrolysis of lignin. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 85:226-230.
Bio-Oil from Guayule Bagasse - (Abstract Only)
Mcmahan, C.M., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Goldberg, N.M., Hicks, K.B., Cornish, K., Whalen, M.C. 2008. Bio-oil from guayule bagasse. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops 2008 Annual Meeting, September 7-11, College Station, TX.
Response of thermochemical and biochemical conversion processes to lignin concentration in alfalfa stems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Weimer, P.J., Jung, H.G., Lamb, J.F. 2008. Response of thermochemical and biochemical conversion processes to lignin concentration in alfalfa stems. Energy and Fuels. 22:2810-2815.
Production of bio-oil from alfalfa stems by fluidized-bed fast pyrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Goldberg, N.M., Hicks, K.B., Jung, H.G., Lamb, J.F. 2008. Production of bio-oil from alfalfa stems by fluidized-bed fast pyrolysis. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 47:4115-4122.
Economic analysis of distributed processing of biomass to bio-oil for subsequent production of Fischer-Tropsch liquids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.M., Brown, R.C., Boateng, A.A. 2008. Distributed processing of biomass to bio-oil for subsequent production of Fischer-Tropsch liquids. Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining (Biofpr). 2:229-238.
Chemical composition of bio-oils produced by fast pyrolysis of two energy crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2008. Chemical composition of bio-oils produced by fast pyrolysis of two energy crops. Energy and Fuels. 22:2104-2109.
Assessment of Straw Biomass Feedstock Resources in the Pacific Northwest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Banowetz, G.M., Boateng, A.A., Steiner, J.J., Griffith, S.M., Sethi, V., El Nashaar, H. 2008. Assessment of Straw Biomass Feedstock Resources in the Pacific Northwest. Biomass and Bioenergy, 32, 629-634.
Activated Carbon from Broiler Litter: Process Description and Cost of Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Mcaloon, A.J., Boateng, A.A. 2008. Activated carbon from broiler litter: process description and cost of production. Biomass and Bioenergy. 32(6):568-572.
Characterization and thermal conversion of charcoal derived from fluidized-bed fast pyrolysis oil production of switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A. 2007. Characterization and Thermal Conversion of Charcoal Derived from Fluidized-Bed Fast Pyrolysis Oil Production of Switchgrass. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 46:8857-8862.
Pilot-scale fluidized-bed pyrolysis of switchgrass for bio oil production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Daugaard, D.E., Goldberg, N.M., Hicks, K.B. 2007. Bench-scale fluidized-bed pyrolysis of switchgrass for bio oil production. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 46, p.1891-1897.
Production of bermudagrass for bio-fuels: effect of two genotypes on pyrolysis product yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Anderson, W.F., Phillips, J.G. 2007. Production of bermudagrass for bio-fuels: effect of two genotypes on pyrolysis product yield. Energy and Fuels 21, p.1183-1187.
Switchgrass for Biomass Feedstock in the Usa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Adler, P.R., Boateng, A.A., Casler, M.D., Sarath, G. 2006. Switchgrass as a biofuels feedstock in the USA. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 86(5):1315-1325.
Microstructure Development of Chars Derived from High-Temperature Pyrolysis of Barley (Hordeum Vulgare L.) Hulls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Cooke, P.H., Hicks, K.B. 2007. Microstructure development of chars derived from high-temperature pyrolysis of barley (hordeum vulgare l.) hulls. Fuel 86, p.735-742
Fast pyrolysis and bio-oil production from energy crops being developed within USDA's Agricultural Research Service - (Abstract Only)
Boateng, A.A. 2006. Fast pyrolysis and bio-oil production from energy crops being developed within USDA's Agricultural Research Service. Meeting Abstract, at the 223rd ACS National Meeting, March 25-29, 2007, Chicago, IL.
Gasification of Kentucky Bluegrass (Poa Pratensis I.) Straw in a Farm-Scale Reactor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Banowetz, G.M., Steiner, J.J., Barton, T.F., Taylor, D.G., Hicks, K.B., El Nashaar, H., Sethi, V.K. 2007. Gasification of kentucky bluegrass (poa pratensis i.) straw in a farm-scale reactor. Biomass and Bioenergy, 31:153-161.
Biomass Yield and Biofuel Quality of Switchgrass Harvested in Fall Or Spring Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adler, P.R., Sanderson, M.A., Boateng, A.A., Weimer, P.J., Jung, H.G. 2006. Biomass yield and biofuel quality of switchgrass harvested in fall or spring. Agronomy Journal. 98:1518-1525.
Pyrolysis of Hull-Enriched Byproducts from the Scarification of Barley (Hordeum Vulgare L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Hicks, K.B., Flores, R.A., Gutsol, A. 2007. Pyrolysis of hull-enriched byproducts from the scarification of hulled barley (hordeum vulgare l.). Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis 78, p95-103.
Pyrolysis of Energy Crops Including Alfalfa Stems, Reed Canarygrass, and Eastern Gamagrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Jung, H.G., Adler, P.R. 2006. Pyrolysis of energy crops including alfalfa stems, reed canarygrass, and eastern gamagrass. 2006. Fuel 85,p.2450-2457.
Concept for Combined Gasification and Chemical Looping Combustion (Clc) Production of Hydrogen and Co2 Sequestration - (Abstract Only)
Boateng, A.A. Concept for combined gasification and chemical looping combustion (clc) production of hydrogen and co2 sequestration. Meeting Abstract. Greater Philadelphia AIAA/ASME Inaugural Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering Mini-Symposium. The engineering innovation showcase of Philadelphia. January 29, 2005, Plymouth Meeting, PA.
Pyrolysis of Alfalfa Stems and Dedicated Herbaceous Energy Crops in the National Biomass - (Abstract Only)
Boateng, A.A. Pyrolysis of alfalfa stems and dedicated herbaceous energy crops in the national biomass. Abstract 2005. AICHE Spring Meeting, Conference Proceedings. Session TJ122b, April 10-14, 2005, Atlanta, GA.
Potential for on-Farm Conversion of Straw to Bioenergy in Seed Producing Operations - (Experiment Station)
Banowetz, G.M., Steiner, J.J., Boateng, A.A., El Nashaar, H. 2005. Potential for on-farm conversion of straw to bioenergy in seed producing operations. Seed Production Research at Oregon State University.
Pyrolysis of Switchgrass (Panicum Virgatum) Harvested at Several Stages of Maturity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boateng, A.A., Hicks, K.B.,Vogel, K.P. 2006. Pyrolysis of switchgrass (panicum virgatum) harvested at several stages of maturity. Journal of Analytical & Applied Pyrolysis. 75: p.55-64.
Harvest Management of Switchgrass in Pennsylvania for Yield and Biofuel Quality - (Proceedings)
Adler, P.R., Sanderson, M.A., Boateng, A.A., Weimer, P.J. 2004. Harvest management of switchgrass in Pennsylvania for yield and biofuel quality. In: Barnes, T. G., Kiesel, L. R., editors. Proceedings of the Fourth Eastern Native Grass Symposium, October 3-6, 2004, Lexington, Kentucky. p. 87-95.
Rotary Drum Processing - (Book / Chapter)
Boateng, A.A. 2005. Rotary drum processing. Book Chapter In Encapsulated and Food Powders, Editors: Charles I. Onwulata, Taylor & Francis, NY Publishers, Powder Processing and Manufacture. Chapter 5, pages 145-165.
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