Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Related Topics

Kevin Holtman
Bioproducts Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (510) 559-5929
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3109
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
Digestion Process for Converting Agricultural Byproducts, and Municipal Solid Wastes into Bioenergy
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422041
Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 424509

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
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.
Thermal properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) recovered from municipal solid waste by steam autoclaving - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtman, K.M., Kodama, A.B., Klamczynski, A., Flynn, A., Bozzi, D.V., Torres, L., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Mao, J., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Thermal properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) recovered from municipal solid waste by steam autoclaving. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 126(5):1698-1708.
Starch as a feedstock for bioproducts and packaging - (Book / Chapter)
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Holtman, K.M. 2012. Starch as a feedstock for bioproducts and packaging. Book Chapter. p. 255-269.
Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, J., Holtman, K.M., Franquivillanueva, D.M. 2010. Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(22):11680-11687.
Biofuels and bioenergy production from municipal solid waste commingled with agriculturally-derived biomass - (Book / Chapter)
Holtman, K.M., Bozzi, D.V., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Orts, W.J. 2010. Biofuels and bioenergy production from municipal solid waste commingled with agriculturally-derived biomass. In: Braun, R, Karlen, D, Johnson, D., editors. Sustainable alternative fuel feedstock opportunities, challenges and roadmaps for six U.S. regions. Washington, D.C.:Soil and Water Conservation Society. p. 237-247.
Chemical structure and heterogeneity differences of two lignins from loblolly pine as investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtman, K.M., Chen, N., Chappell, M.A., Kadia, J., Xu, L., Mao, J. 2010. Chemical structure and heterogeneity differences of two lignins from loblolly pine as investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(18):9882-9892.
Agricultural chemistry and bioenergy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orts, W.J., Holtman, K.M., Seiber, J.N. 2008. Agricultural chemistry and bioenergy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56:3892-3899.
Properties of Fiber-Reinforced Extruded Starch-Based Foam - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Chiou, B., Holtman, K.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Properties of fiber-reinforced extruded starch-based foam. 232 American Chemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006, Paper No 1010944.
Control-Release Devices Made from Bioproducts - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, G.M., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Holtman, K.M., Shey, J., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2006. Control-release devices made from bioproducts. ARS-Mexico Biotechnology Conference, Monterey, Mexico, April 24-18, 2006, Paper #2.
Utilization of Biobased Materials in Food Packaging - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, G.M., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Shey, J., Chiou, B., Holtman, K.M., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2006. Utilization of biobased materials in food packaging. ARS-Mexico Biotechnology Conference, Monterey, Mexico, April 24-28, 2006, Paper #1.
Manufacture of Biobased Building Materials - (Abstract Only)
Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Shey, J., Holtman, K.M., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F. 2006. Manufacture of biobased building materials. ARS-Mexico Biotechnology Conference, Monterey, Mexico, April 24-28, 2006, Paper No.3.
Quantitative 13c Nmr Characterization of Milled Wood Lignins Isolated by Different Milling Techniques - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtman, K.M., Jameel, H., Chang, H., Kadla, J.F. 2006. Quantitative 13c nmr characterization of milled wood lignins isolated by different milling techniques. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 26(1): 21-34.
Differences between Lignin in Unprocessed Wood, Milled Wood, Mutant Wood, and Extracted Lignin Detected by 13C Solid-State NMR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, J., Holtman, K.M., Scott, J.T., Kadia, J.F., Schmidt-Rohr, K. 2007. Differences between Lignin in Unprocessed Wood, Milled Wood, Mutant Wood, and Extracted Lignin Detected by 13C Solid-State NMR. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59 (26): 9677-9686. (2007).
One-Pot Selective Derivatization of Starch - (Abstract Only)
Shey, J., Holtman, K.M., Wong, R.Y., Gregorski, K.S., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2005. One-pot selective derivatization of starch. PacifiChem International Symposia, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15-20, Paper No. 585MACR.
The Azidation of Starch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shey, J., Holtman, K.M., Wong, R.Y., Gregorski, K.S., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H. 2006. The azidation of starch. Carbohydrate Polymers. 65 (4): 529-534 (2006)
Lignin-Based Carbon Fibers: Oxidative Themostabilization of Kraft Lignin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Braun, J.L., Holtman, K.M., Kadla, J.F. 2005. Lignin-based carbon fibers: oxidative themostabilization of kraft lignin. Carbon. 43 (2005): 385-394.
Biodegradable Films and Foam from Renewable Plant Polymers - (Abstract Only)
Imam, S.H., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Holtman, K.M., Chiou, B., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2004. Biodegradable films and foam from renewable plant polymers. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society International Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, December 5-10, 2004. Paper No. 41 (Abstract).
ARS News Articles
Last Modified: 11/22/2014
Footer Content Back to Top of Page