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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Akwasi A Boateng
Sustainable Biofuels and Co-products Research
Chemical Engineering

Phone: (215) 233-6493
Fax: (216) 233-6406
Room 00934

600 E. MERMAID LANE
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WYNDMOOR , PA 19038

Projects
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USC)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423929
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (DU)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423934
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (UMAINE)CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423938
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (OU)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423944
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (VU)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423945
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MSC)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423948
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (USP)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423949
Distributed On-Farm Bioenergy, Biofuels & Biochemicals (FarmBio3) Dev. & Production via Integrated Catalytic Thermolysis (MESA)-CFDA 10.312
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 423952
Farm-Scale Pyrolysis Biorefining
In-House 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
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423520
Biomass Conversion via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications with Central Queensland University
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 428438
Catalytic Co-Pyrolysis of Biomass and Crustacean Residues for Biofuels and Chemicals with Federal Rural University of Pemambuco (UFRPE)
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 430581
Catalytic conversion of biomass residues - lignocelulosic and acidic vegetable oil to produce biofuel precursors, chemical and co-products w
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424364
Fast Pyrolysis of Biomass with Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 426756
Biomass Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals via the Pyrolysis Platform and Related Applications
Non-Funded 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
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427722
SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF BIOENERY FOR THE CENTRAL USA
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 421447
NORTHEAST WOODY/WARM-SEASON BIOMASS CONSORTIUM: DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF REGIONALLY-APPROPRIATE BIOMASS FEEDSTOCKS
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 423842

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Impact of switchgrass harvest time on biomass yield and conversion -
Effects of hot-water extraction on the thermochemical conversion of shrub willow via fast pyrolysis -
Stable bio-oil production from proteinaceous cyanobacteria: tail gas reactive pyrolysis of spirulina Reprint Icon -
Chagas, B.M., Mullen, C.A., Dorado, C., Elkasabi, Y.M., Boateng, A.A., Melo, M.A., Ataide, C.H. 2016. Stable bio-oil production from proteinaceous cyanobacteria: tail gas reactive pyrolysis of spirulina. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 55:6734-6741.
Impact of harvest time and switchgrass cultivar on conversion to sugars and pyrolysis oils using biochemical and thermochemical routes -
Hydrocarbons from spirulina pyrolysis bio-oil using one-step hydrotreating and aqueous extraction of heteroatom compounds Reprint Icon -
Elkasabi, Y.M., Chagas, B.M., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2016. Hydrocarbons from spirulina pyrolysis bio-oil using one-step hydrotreating and aqueous extraction of heteroatom compounds. Energy and Fuels. 30:4925-4932.
Pyrolysis oil combustion in a horizontal box furnace with an externally mixed nozzle Reprint Icon -
Lujaji, F.C., Boateng, A.A., Schaffer, M.A., Mullen, C.A., Mtui, P.L., Mkilaha, I.S. 2016. Pyrolysis oil combustion in a horizontal box furnace with an externally mixed nozzle. Energy and Fuels. 30:4126-4136.
Mechanism of dehydration of phenols on nobel metals using first-principles micokinetic modeling Reprint Icon -
Gu, G., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Vlachos, D.G. 2016. Mechanism of dehydration of phenols on nobel metals using first-principles micokinetic modeling. American Chemical Society (ACS) Catalysis. 6:3047-3055.
Catalytic pyrolysis-gc/ms of spirulina: evaluation of a highly proteinaceous biomass source for production of fuels and chemicals Reprint Icon -
Chagas, B.M., Dorado, C., Serapiglia, M., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Melo, M.A., Ataide, C.H. 2016. Catalytic pyrolysis-gc/ms of spirulina: evaluation of a highly proteinaceous biomass source for production of fuels and chemicals. Fuel. 179:124-134.
Switchgrass harvest time management can impact biomass yield and nutrient content Reprint Icon -
Serapiglia, M., Boateng, A.A., Lee, D.K., Casler, M.D. 2016. Switchgrass harvest time management can impact biomass yield and nutrient content. Crop Science. 56:1-11.
Assessment of equine waste as a biomass resource in New York State -
Shayya, W., Ballard, B., Boateng, A.A. 2016. Assessment of equine waste as a biomass resource in New York State. Extension Publications. Morrisville State College, p. 1-18.
Effects of various reactive gas atmospheres on the properties of bio-oil using microwave pyrolysis Reprint Icon -
Tarves, P.C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2016. Effects of various reactive gas atmospheres on the properties of bio-oil using microwave pyrolysis. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4:930-936.
Overexpression of SbMyb60 impacts phenylpropanoid biosynthesis and alters secondary cell wall composition in sorghum bicolor Reprint Icon -
Scully, E.D., Gries, T.L., Sarath, G., Palmer, N.A., Sattler, S.E., Baird, L., Serapiglia, M., Dien, B.S., Boateng, A.A., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Twigg, P., Clemente, T.E. 2016. Overexpression of SbMyb60 impacts phenylpropanoid biosynthesis and alters secondary cell wall composition in sorghum bicolor. Plant Journal. 85:378-395.
Prediction of properties and elemental composition of biomass pyrolysis oils by NMR and partial least squares analysis -
Strahan, G.D., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2016. Prediction of properties and elemental composition of biomass pyrolysis oils by NMR and partial least squares analysis. Energy and Fuels. 30:423-433.
Spray atomization of bio-oil/ethanol blends with externally mixed nozzles Reprint Icon -
Lujaji, F.C., Boateng, A.A., Schaffer, M.A., Mtui, P.L., Mkilaha, I.S. 2016. Spray atomization of bio-oil/ethanol blends with externally mixed nozzles. Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science. 71:146-153.
Structural analysis of pyrolytic lignins isolated from switchgrass fast pyrolysis oil -
Fortin, M., Beromi, M.M., Lai, A., Tarves, P.C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., West, N.M. 2015. Structural analysis of pyrolytic lignins isolated from switchgrass fast pyrolysis oil. Energy and Fuels. 29:8017-8026.
Aqueous extractive upgrading of bio-oils created by tail-gas reactive pyrolysis to produce pure hydrocarbons and phenols Reprint Icon -
Elkasabi, Y.M., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Aqueous extractive upgrading of pyrolysis bio-oils to produce pure hydrocarbons and phenols in high yields. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 3(11):2809-2816.
Guayule (parthenium argentatum) pyrolysis biorefining: fuels and chemicals contributed from guayule leaves via tail gas reactive pyrolysis Reprint Icon -
Boateng, A.A., Elkasabi, Y.M., Mullen, C.A. 2016. Guayule (parthenium argentatum) pyrolysis biorefining: fuels and chemicals contributed from guayule leaves via tail gas reactive pyrolysis. Fuel. 163:240-247.
Co-processing of agricultural plastic waste and switchgrass via tail gas reactive pyrolysis Reprint Icon -
Dorado, C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Co-processing of agricultural plastic waste and switchgrass via tail gas reactive pyrolysis. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 54:9887-9893.
Guayule (parthenium argentatum) pyrolysis biorefining: production of hydrocarbon compatible bio-oils from guayule bagasse via tail-gas reactive pyrolysis Reprint Icon -
Boateng, A.A., Mullen, C.A., Elkasabi, Y.M., Mcmahan, C.M. 2015. Guayule (parthenium argentatum) pyrolysis biorefining: production of hydrocarbon compatible bio-oils from guayule bagasse via tail-gas reactive pyrolysis. Fuel. 158:948-956.
Evaluation of the impact of compositional differences in switchgrass genotypes on pyrolysis product yield Reprint Icon -
Serapiglia, M., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Cortese, L.M., Bonos, S.A., Hoffman, L. 2015. Evaluation of the impact of compositional differences in switchgrass genotypes on pyrolysis product yield. Industrial Crops and Products. 74:957-968.
Characterization of fast-pyrolysis bio-oil distillation residues and their potential applications Reprint Icon -
Elkasabi, Y.M., Mullen, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Characterization of fast-pyrolysis bio-oil distillation residues and their potential applications. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 114:179-186.
Production of aromatic hydrocarbons via catalytic pyrolysis of biomass over fe-modified HZSM-5 zeolites Reprint Icon -
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Production of aromatic hydrocarbons via catalytic pyrolysis of biomass over fe-modified HZSM-5 zeolites. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 3:1623-1631.
Catalytic and non-catalytic pyrolysis of biomass in non-inert environments for production of deoxygenated bio-oil and chemicals -
Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Elkasabi, Y.M., Schaffer, M.A. 2015. Catalytic and non-catalytic pyrolysis of biomass in non-inert environments for production of deoxygenated bio-oil and chemicals. Meeting Abstract. 60(2): 1.
Effect of pelletizing herbaceous grasses on chemical composition and conversion properties -
Dien, B.S., Mitchell, R.B., Boateng, A.A., Bowman, M.J., Cotta, M.A., Serapiglia, M., Singh, V. 2015. Effect of pelletizing herbaceous grasses on chemical composition and conversion properties [abstract]. Meeting Abstract. poster session 1.
Catalytic transfer hydrogenation for stabilization of bio-oil oxygenates: reduction of p-cresol and furfural over bimetallic Ni-Cu catalysts using isopropanol Reprint Icon -
Kannapu, H.P., Mullen, C.A., Elkasabi, Y.M., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Catalytic transfer hydrogenation for stabilization of bio-oil oxygenates: reduction of p-cresol and furfural over bimetallic Ni-Cu catalysts using isopropanol. Fuel Processing Technology. 137:220-228.
An exergy based assessment of the production and conversion of switchgrass, equine waste and forest residue to bio-oil using fast pyrolysis Reprint Icon -
Keedy, J., Prymak, E., Macken, N., Pourhashem, G., Spatari, S., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. An exergy based assessment of the production and conversion of switchgrass, equine waste and forest residue to bio-oil using fast pyrolysis. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research. 54:529-539.
Variability in pyrolysis product yield from novel shrub willow genotypes Reprint Icon -
Serapiglia, M., Mullen, C.A., Smart, L.B., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Variability in pyrolysis product yield from novel shrub willow genotypes. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 72:74-84.
Guaiacol hydrodeoxygenation mechanism on Pt(111): Insights from density functional theory and linear free energy relations Reprint Icon -
Lee, K., Gu, H., Vlachos, D.G., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Guaiacol hydrodeoxygenation mechanism on Pt(111): Insights from density functional theory and linear free energy relations. ChemSusChem. 8:315-322.
Bioenergy crops grown for hyperaccumulation of phosphorus in the delmarva peninsula and their biofuels potential -
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. 150:39-47.
Biological mineral range effects on biomass conversion to aromatic hydrocarbons via catalytic fast pyrolysis over HZSM-5 -
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 -
Han, Y., Douds, D.D., Boateng, A.A. 2015. Effect of biochar soil-amendments on Allium porrum growth, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus colonization. Journal of Plant Nutrition. DOI:org/10.1080/01904167.2015.1089903.
Maximizing the stability of pyrolysis oil/diesel fuel emulsions -
Martin, J.A., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. Maximizing the stability of pyrolysis oil/diesel fuel emulsions. Energy and Fuels. 28(9):5918-5929.
Bio-based n-butanol prepared from poly-3-hydroxybutyrate: optimization of the reduction of n-butyl crotonate to n-butanol Reprint Icon -
Schweitzer, D., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A., Snell, K. 2014. Bio-based n-butanol prepared from poly-3-hydroxybutyrate: optimization of the reduction of n-butyl crotonate to n-butanol. Organic Process Research & Development. 19:710-714.
Origin of carbon in aromatic and olefin products derived from HZSM-5 catalyzed co-pyrolysis of cellulose and plastics via isotopic labeling -
Dorado, C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. 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. 162:338-345.
Pelletized biochar as a carrier for AM fungi in the on-farm system of inoculum production in compost and vermiculite mixtures Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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. 21:42-50.
Combustion performance of pyrolysis oil/ethanol blends in a residential-scale oil-fired boiler -
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 -
Mild pyrolysis of P3HB/Switchgrass blends for the production of bio-oil enriched with crotonic acid -
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. 107:40-45.
Hydrodeoxygenation of fast-pyrolysis bio-oils from various feedstocks using carbon-supported catalysts -
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 -
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. 52:17156-17161.
H-ZSM5 Catalyzed co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastics -
Dorado, C., Mullen, C.A., Boateng, A.A. 2014. H-ZSM5 Catalyzed co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastics. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2(2):301-311.
Inactivation of E.coli 0157:H7 in cultivable soil by fast and slow pyrolysis-generated biochars Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Biochar: A synthesis of its agronomic impact beyond carbon sequestration Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Selected characteristics of biochar from different feedstock and [yrolysis process -
US (ARS)-South African (UP) collaboration on combustion reduction integrated pyrolysis system (CRIP) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Catalytic pyrolysis-GC/MS of lignin from several sources -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Sustainable production of bioenergy and bio-char from the straw of high biomass soybean lines via fast pyrolysis -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 Reprint Icon -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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.) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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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