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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Expanding the Use of Fats and Oils As Replacements for Fossil-Derived Fuels, Lubricants, and Polymers

Location: Sustainable Biofuels and Co-Products

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Techno-economic analysis of an improved process for producing saturated branched-chain fatty acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Yee, W.C., Mcaloon, A.J., Haas, M.J. 2014. Techno-economic analysis of an improved process for producing saturated branched-chain fatty acids. Thai Journal of Agricultural Science. 10(6):158-168.
Improved zeolite regeneration processes for preparing saturated branched-chain fatty acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H. 2014. Improved zeolite regeneration processes for preparing saturated branched-chain fatty acids. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 116:645-652.
The effects of solvent polarity and pKa on the absorption of solvents into poly(glutaric acid-glycerol) films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Dec-13)
Modified vegetable oils for environmentally friendly lubricant applications - (Book / Chapter)
Sharma, B.K., Erhan, S.Z. 2013. Modified vegetable oils for environmentally friendly lubricant applications. In: Rudnick, L.R., editor. Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-based Lubricants - Chemistry and Technology. Second Edition. New York, NY: CRC Press. p.382-411.
Natural oils as lubricants - (Book / Chapter)
Perez, J.M., Rudnick, L.R., Erhan, S.Z. 2013. Natural oils as lubricants. In: Rudnick, L.R., editor. Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-based Lubricants - Chemistry and Technology. Second Edition. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 375-384.
Biobased industrial lubricants and biopreferred program - (Proceedings)
Erhan, S.Z., Sharma, B.K. 2013. Biobased industrial lubricants and biopreferred program. [abstract]. Euro Fed Lipid Congress. p. 87.
Soybean meal retains its nutritional value as an animal feed following its use for biodiesel production via in situ transesterification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haas, M.J., Stroup, R.L., Latshaw, D. 2013. Soybean meal retains its nutritional value as an animal feed following its use for biodiesel production via in situ transesterification. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90, Issue 9, p.1343-1349.
C18-unsaturated branched-chain fatty acid isomers: characterization and physical properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Dunn, R.O., Hoh, E. 2013. C18-unsaturated branched-chain fatty acid isomers: characterization and physical properties. European Journal of Science and Lipid Technology. 115:676-683.
A multivariant study of the absorption properties of poly(glutaric-acid-glycerol) films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyatt, V.T., Yadav, M.P. 2013. A multivariant study of the absorption properties of poly(glutaric-acid-glycerol) films. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 130(1), 70-77.
Thermal and mechanical properties of glycerol-based polymer films infused with plant cell wall polysaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyatt, V.T., Yadav, M.P., Latona, N.P., Liu, C. 2013. Thermal and mechanical properties of glycerol-based polymer films infused with plant cell wall polysaccharides. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 7:348-356.
Esterification and Transesterification of greases to fatty acid methyl esters with highly active diphenylamine salts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Vanselous, H.N., Strahan, G.D., Haas, M.J. 2013. Esterification and Transesterification of greases to fatty acid methyl esters with highly active diphenylamine salts. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:563-570.
A reassessment of life cycle greenhouse gas emissions for soybean biodiesel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Oct-12)
Selective microbial degradation of saturated methyl branched chain fatty acid isomers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A. 2012. Selective microbial degradation of saturated methyl branched chain fatty acid isomers. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. DOI: 10.1007/s11746-012-2092-0 89:1885-1893.
Lipase-catalyzed transesterification to remove saturated monoacylglycerols from biodiesel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Padhi, S.K., Haas, M.J., Bornscheuer, U.T. 2011. Lipase-catalyzed transesterification to remove saturated monoacylglycerols from biodiesel. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 113(10):1219-1229.
Quantitation of monomers in poly(glyerol-co-diacid) gels using gas chromatography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyatt, V.T., Jones, K.C. 2012. Quantitation of monomers in poly(glyerol-co-diacid) gels using gas chromatography. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 6(1):1-6.
Effects of swelling on the viscoelastic properties of polyester films made from glycerol and glutaric acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyatt, V.T. 2012. Effects of swelling on the viscoelastic properties of polyester films made from glycerol and glutaric acid. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 126: 1784-1793.
Esterification and transesterification of greases to fatty acid methyl esters with highly active diphanylammonium salts - (Abstract Only)
(03-Jan-12)
Improved synthesis and characterization of saturated branched-chain fatty acid isomers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Hoh, E., Foglia, T. 2012. Improved synthesis and characterization of saturated branched-chain fatty acid isomers. European Journal of Science and Lipid Technology. V.114, 213-221.
Simplifying biodiesel production: the direct or 'in situ' transesterification of algal biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Haas, M.J., Wagner, K. 2011. Simplifying biodiesel production: the direct or 'in situ' transesterification of algal biomass. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 113,No. 10, p.1219-1229.
The Lewis-acid-catalyzed synthesis of hyperbranched poly(glycerol-diacid)s in toluene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyatt, V.T. 2011. The Lewis-acid-catalyzed synthesis of hyperbranched poly(glycerol-diacid)s in toluene. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89(2):313-319.
Energy life-cycle assessment of soybean biodiesel revisited - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pradhan, A., Shrestha, D.S., Mcaloon, A.J., Yee, W.C., Haas, M.J., Duffield, J.A. 2011. Energy life-cycle assessment of soybean biodiesel revisited. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. 54:1031-1039.
Catalytic modification of fats and oils to value-added biobased products - (Abstract Only)
(01-May-11)
Catalytic synthesis of fatty acid methyl esters from extremely low quality greases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Xie, Z., Kasprzk, S., Haas, M.J., Lin, W. 2011. Catalytic synthesis of fatty acid methyl esters from extremely low quality greases. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 80:1417-1424.
Zeolite-catalyzed additions of aromatic compounds to oleic acid - (Abstract Only)
(01-Jan-11)
On the proper use of tools - (Other)
Haas, M.J. 2010. On the proper use of tools. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 112(12):1287-1289.
The extraction and use of DDGS lipids for biodiesel production - (Book / Chapter)
Haas, M.J. 2011. The extraction and use of DDGS lipids for biodiesel production. Book Chapter. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 2012, p.487-502, Liu, K and Rosentrater, K.A. (eds.) Distillers Grains; Production, Properties and Utilization.
Last Modified: 9/20/2014
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