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Papers and posters presented

2012

Igathinathane, C., L. Backer, M. Liebig, and K. Nichols. 2012. LaTeX for agricultural extension professionals. ASABE Paper No. 121337356, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., C. Gustafson, D. Archer, J. Hendrickson, and S. Kronberg. 2012. Effects of field variables on infield biomass bales aggregation strategies. ASABE Paper No. 121337357, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Poster presentation).

M. Yu, C. Igathinathane, C. Gustafson, J. Hendrickson, and M. Sanderson. 2012. Mechanical shear and tensile characteristics of selected biomass stems. ASABE Paper No. 121337358, 2012 ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Poster presentation).

Rijal, B., B. Karki, M. Yu, C. Igathinathane, and S. W. Pryor. 2012. Interaction of densification and pretreatment for the enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of biomass. To be presented at the ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29 – August 1, 2012, Dallas, Texas, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U. 2012. Particle size distribution of particulate materials by number, length, area, and volume machine vision methods. ASABE Paper No. RRV12123, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Backer, L.F. 2012. Simplified no-code machine vision method of accurate dimension measurement of granular materials. ASABE Paper No. RRV12124, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation).

Yu, M., Igathinathane, C., Gustafson, C., Hendrickson, J.R., Sanderson. M. 2012. Hydration characteristics of switchgrass, big bluestem, and bromegrass. ASABE Paper No. RRV12101, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation).

Rijal, B., Igathinathane, C.  Karki, B., Yu, M., Pryor, S.W. 2012. Interaction effect of pelleting and pretreatment on the sugar yield of switchgrass. ASABE Paper No. RRV12102, 2012 ASABE/CSBE North Central Intersectional Conference, March 30-31, 2012, Sponsored by the Red River Valley Section of ASABE, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, US. (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Archer, D., Gustafson, C., Schmer, M., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Backer, and Faller,T. 2012. Efficient infield bale collection strategies – Save time, effort, and Money. 2011 Research Results & Technology Conference of NGPRL, USDA-ARS, February 21, 2012, Mandan, ND. (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., and Backer, L. 2012. Efficient dimensions measurement of granular materials using image processing. 2011 Research Results & Technology Conference of NGPRL, USDA-ARS, February 21, 2012, Mandan, ND. (Poster presentation).

2011

Igathinathane, C. 2011. LaTeX Document Processing System for Journal Articles Publications. 2011 NDSU REC/Extension Fall Conference, November 1-3, 2011, Fargo, ND. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Hellevang, K., Backer, L., Thorson, C., and Gustafson, C. 2011. LaTeX Document Preparation System for Agricultural Extension Professionals Applications. 2011 NDSU REC/Extension Fall Conference, November 1-3, 2011, Fargo, ND. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. Infield Biomass Bales Aggregation Strategies. North Dakota Stockmen’s Association Annual Meeting, September 22–24, 2011, Bismarck, ND, (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. Infield Logistics of Biomass Bales. Dakota Spirit AgEnergy, Producer Advisory Group Meeting, ND Farmers Union State Headquarters - September 9, 2011, Jamestown, ND. (Invited) (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. LaTeX for Agricultural and Biological Engineers. ASABE Paper No. 1110610, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7–10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Rugroden, P., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2011. Fish Feed Pellets Orthogonal Dimensions through Computer Vision Profile Search Approach. ASABE Paper No. 1110624, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7–10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

 Igathinathane, C., Archer, D., Gustafson, C., Schmer, M., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Keshwani, D., Hellevang, K., Nowatzki, J., Backer, L., Thorson, C., Faller, T. and Roth, M. 2011. Infield Aggregation Transport of Biomass Round Bales. ASABE Paper No. 1110625, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7–10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Ulusoy, U., and Pordesimo, L. O. 2011. Machine Vision Based Particle Size Distribution of Particulate Minerals and its Experimental Verification. ASABE Paper No. 1110656, 2011 ASABE Annual International Meeting, August 7–10, 2011, Louisville, Kentucky, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C. 2011. Cost Effective Machine Vision Approach for Size and Size Distribution of Agricultural and Biomass Materials. The Science And Engineering For A Biobased Industry And Economy; 2011 S-1041 Annual Symposium, August 2, 2011, Stillwater, OK, US. (Poster presentation).

2010

Igathinathane, C. 2010. Biomass preprocessing and logistics opportunities. Energy: The Spark of our Future, North Dakota Soil & Conservation Society & Professional Soil Classifiers Association of North Dakota, Joint Annual Meeting – October 14-15, 2010, Minot, ND. (Invited) (Oral presentation).

Kronberg, S., Schmer, M. R., Tanaka, D. L., Igathinathane, C., Liebig, M. A. and Hendrickson, J. R. 2010. Leaf to livestock and stem to bio-fuel: sundangrass & sorghum-sundangrass. American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America (ASA, CSSA, and SSSA) 2010 International Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA. Oct. 31-Nov. 3 (Poster Presentation)

Nichols, K.A., Archer, D., Boateng, A., Igathinathane, C., Hendrickson, J., Kronberg, S., Liebig, M. A., Schmer, M. and Wiesenborn, D. 2010. Using biochar to enhance carbon sequestration by stimulating arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to produce glomalin and form stable soil aggregates, US Biochar Conference, Ames, IA. June 27-30. (Paper Presentation)

Igathinathane, C., Womac, A. R., and Sokhansanj, S. 2010. Effect of Angle of Cut on Corn Stalks Mechanical Cutting Strength and Energy. ASABE Paper No. 1008644, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Melin, S., Pordesimo, L. O., Sokhansanj, S., Columbus, E. P., Bi, X., and Lim, C. J. 2010. Development of Advanced Pixel-March Algorithm to Determine the Width of Non-Convex Shaped Biomass Particles by Machine Vision. ASABE Paper No. 1008791, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Paper presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Igathinathane, C., Bevans, B., and Hozgraefe, D. P. 2010. The Potential of Dimensional Measurements of Individual Pellets as Another Measure for Evaluating Pellet Quality. ASABE Paper No. 1008996, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Paper presentation).

Pordesimo, L. O., Holt, G., and Igathinathane, C. 2010. Weathering and Moisture Effects on Switchgrass Size Reduction in a Hammermill. ASABE Paper No. 1008999, ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 20-June 23, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US. (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Pordesimo, L. O., Melin, S., Sokhansanj, S., and Columbus, E. P. 2010.  Airborne dust particles size and size distribution by machine vision. Paper No. 36147.  The 101th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, Phoenix, Arizona, May 16-19.  (Invited) (Oral presentation).

2009

Massey, W.A, Igathinathane, C., Davis, J.D., Purswell, J.L., Columbus, E.P. Densified biomass mass properties determination using 3D laser scanning and image analysis. Mississippi State University BioFuels Conference “The next generation of biofuels” Jackson, Mississippi, August 6-7, 2009 (Poster presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Melin, S., Sokhansanj, S., Bi, X., Lim, C.J., and Pordesimo, L.O. Pellet industry airborne dust particles size and size distribution using machine vision ImageJ plugin. ASABE Paper No. 096247. IET-13 Machine Vision for Agricultural Automation and Management. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., Sokhansanj, S., Bi, X., Lim, C.J., and Melin, S. Simple and inexpensive method of wood pellets macro porosity measurement. ASABE Paper No. 096022. T-1 Bioenergy Poster. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Poster presentation).

Naimi, L. J., Oveisi, E., Sokhansanj, S., Sowlati, T., Lau, A., Bi, X., Lim, C.J., Melin, S., Igathinathane, C., Skea, D., Day, K., MacDonald, J., Sauder, T., and Womac, A. R. The performance (quality) of size reduction of woody biomass. ASABE Paper No. 097475. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Paper presentation).

Bitra, V.S., Womac, A.R., Igathinathane, C., Miu, M.I, Yang, Y.T. Comminution Energy Consumption of Biomass in Knife Mill and its Particle Size Characterization. ASABE Paper No. 095898. Biomass Energy Issues. ASABE Annual International Meeting, June 21-June 24, 2009, Reno, Nevada, US. (Paper presentation).

Igathinathane, C., L. O. Pordesimo, W. D. Batchelor.  2009.  Particle Size Analysis of Ground Biomass by Image Processing and Experimental Verification of Results.  Paper No. 31022.  The 100th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, Orlando, Florida, May 3-6.  (Invited) (Oral presentation).

Igathinathane, C., E. P. Columbus, J. Wooten, and S. Sokhansanj. 2009. Properties of Pelletized Biomass. 2nd Energy Workshop. MSU Energy Institute and MSU Energy Working Group, April 15, 2009, Mississippi State University, Mississippi, US. (Poster presentation).

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