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Nhuan Nghiem (John)
Sustainable Biofuels and Co-products Research
Chemical Engineer

Phone: (215) 233-6753
Fax: (215) 233-6406
Room 3204

USDA,REE,ARS,NAA,ERRC
600 E MERMAID LN
ERRC
WYNDMOOR , PA 190388598
Projects
Sorghum Biorefining: Integrated Processes for Converting all Sorghum Feedstock Components to Fuels and Co-Products
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427783

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Integrated process for extraction of wax as a value-added co-product and improved ethanol production by converting both starch and cellulosic components in sorghum grains -
Nghiem, N.P., O'Connor, J., Hums, M.E. 2018. Integrated process for extraction of wax as a value-added co-product and improved ethanol production by converting both starch and cellulosic components in sorghum grains. Fermentation. 4:1-12.
Utilization of sweet sorghum juice for the production of astaxanthin as a biorefinery co-product by phaffia rhodozyma -
Stoklosa, R.J., Johnston, D., Nghiem, N.P. 2018. Utilization of sweet sorghum juice for the production of astaxanthin as a biorefinery co-product by phaffia rhodozyma. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 3(6):3124-3134.
Assessment of antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of lignin from corn stover residue pretreated with low-moisture anhydrous ammonia and enzymatic hydrolysis process -
Guo, M., Jin, Z.T., Nghiem, N.P., Fan, X., Qi, P.X., Jang, C., Shao, L., Wu, C. 2018. Assessment of antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of lignin from corn stover residue pretreated with low-moisture anhydrous ammonia and enzymatic hydrolysis process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 184:350-365.
Succinic acid: technology development and commercialization Reprint Icon -
Nghiem, N.P., Kleff, S., Schegmann, S. 2017. Succinic acid: technology development and commercialization. Fermentation. 3(26):1-14.
Production of ethanol from newly developed and improved winter barley cultivars -
Nghiem, N.P., Brooks, W.S., Griffey, C.A., Toht, M.J. 2017. Production of ethanol from newly developed and improved winter barley cultivars. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 182:400-410.
The effects of ethanol on hydrolysis of cellulose and pretreated barley straw by some commercial cellulolytic enzyme products Reprint Icon -
Nghiem, N.P., Ellis, C.W., Montanti, J.M. 2016. The effects of ethanol on hydrolysis of cellulose and pretreated barley straw by some commercial cellulolytic enzyme products. AIMS Bioengineering. 3(4):441-453.
Production of fermentable sugars from corn fiber using soaking in aqueous ammonia (saa) pretreatment and fermentation to succinic acid by Escherichia coli afp184 Reprint Icon -
Yoo, C., Nghiem, N.P., Kim, T. 2016. Production of fermentable sugars from corn fiber using soaking in aqueous ammonia (saa) pretreatment and fermentation to succinic acid by Escherichia coli afp184. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. 33(10):2863-2868.
Pretreatment of dried distillers grains with solubles by soaking in aqueous ammonia and subsequent enzymatic/dilute acid hydrolysis to produce fermentable sugars Reprint Icon -
Nghiem, N.P., Montanti, J., Tae, H. 2016. Pretreatment of dried distillers grains with solubles by soaking in aqueous ammonia and subsequent enzymatic/dilute acid hydrolysis to produce fermentable sugars. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 179(2):237-250.
Sorghum as a renewable feedstock for production of fuels and industrial chemicals Reprint Icon -
Nghiem, N.P., Montanti, J.M., Johnston, D. 2016. Sorghum as a renewable feedstock for production of fuels and industrial chemicals. AIMS Bioengineering. 3(1):75-91.
Pretreatment of corn stover by low moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMMA) in a pilot-scale reactor and bioconversion to fuel ethanol and industrial chemicals Reprint Icon -
Nghiem, N.P., Senske, G.E., Kim, T.H. 2016. Pretreatment of corn stover by low moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMMA) in a pilot-scale reactor and bioconversion to fuel ethanol and industrial chemicals. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 179(1):111-125.
Capture of carbon dioxide from ethanol fermentation by liquid absorption for use in biological production of succinic acid Reprint Icon -
Nghiem, N.P., Senske, G.E. 2014. Capture of carbon dioxide from ethanol fermentation by liquid absorption for use in biological production of succinic acid. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 175:2104-2113.
Pretreatment and fractionation of wheat straw for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products in a biorefinery -
Zhang, X., Nghiem, N.P. 2014. Pretreatment and fractionation of wheat straw for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products in a biorefinery. Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering (MBE) Journal. 1(1):40-52.
A comparison of two milling strategies to reduce the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol in barley -
Khatibi, P.A., Wilson, J., Berger, G., Brooks, W.S., Mcmaster, N., Griffey, C.A., Hicks, K.B., Nghiem, N.P., Schmale, D.G. 2014. A comparison of two milling strategies to reduce the mycotoxin deoxynivalenol in barley. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(18):4204-4213.
Sweet sorghum biorefinery for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products -
Nghiem, N.P., Nguyen, C.M., Drapcho, C.M., Walker, T.H. 2013. Sweet sorghum biorefinery for production of fuel ethanol and value-added co-products. Biological Engineering Transactions (ASABE). 6(3):143-155.
Enzymatic fractionation of SAA-pretreated barley straw for production of fuel ethanol and astaxanthin as a value-added co-product -
Nghiem, N.P., Kim, T., Yoo, C., Hicks, K.B. 2013. Enzymatic fractionation of SAA-pretreated barley straw for production of fuel ethanol and astaxanthin as a value-added co-product. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 171, Issue 2,p.341-351.
Maximum production of fermentable sugars from barley straw using optimized soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) pretreatment -
Yoo, C., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Kim, T. 2013. Maximum production of fermentable sugars from barley straw using optimized soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) pretreatment. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 169(8):2430-2441.
Conversion of deoxynivalenol to 3-acetyldeoxynivlenol in barley derived fuel ethanol co-products with yeast expressing trichothecene 3-0-acetyltransferases -
Khatibi, P.A., Montanti, J.M., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Berger, G., Brooks, W.S., Griffey, C.A., Schmale, D.G. 2011. Conversion of deoxynivalenol to 3-acetyldeoxynivlenol in barley derived fuel ethanol co-products with yeast expressing trichothecene 3-0-acetyltransferases. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 4:26. DOI: 10.1186/1754-6834-4-26.
Pretreatment of corn stover using low-moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMAA) process -
Yoo, C., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Kim, T. 2011. Pretreatment of corn stover using low-moisture anhydrous ammonia (LMAA) process. Bioresource Technology. 102:10028-10034.
Scale-up of ethanol production from winter barley by the EDGE (enhanced dry grind enzymatic) process in fermentors up to 300 liters -
Nghiem, N.P., Taylor, F., Hicks, K.B., Johnston, D., Shetty, J. 2011. Scale-up of ethanol production from winter barley by the EDGE (enhanced dry grind enzymatic) process in fermentors up to 300 liters. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 165:870-882.
Economic analysis of fuel ethanol production from hulled barley by the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process -
Nghiem, N.P., Ramirez, E., Mcaloon, A.J., Yee, W.C., Johnston, Hicks, K.B. 2011. Economic analysis of fuel ethanol production from winter hulled barley by the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process. Bioresource Technology. 102:6696-6701.
Fractionation of corn fiber treated by soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) for isolation of hemicellulose B and production of C5 sugars by enzyme hydrolysis -
Montanti, J., Nghiem, N.P., Johnston, D., Drapcho, C. 2011. Fractionation of corn fiber treated by soaking in aqueous ammonia (SAA) for isolation of hemicellulose B and production of C5 sugars by enzyme hydrolysis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 164:1390-1404.
Production of astaxanthin from cellulosic biomass sugars by mutants of the yeast Phaffia rhodozyma -
Montanti, J.M., Nghiem, N.P., Johnston, D. 2011. Production of astaxanthin from cellulosic biomass sugars by mutants of the yeast Phaffia rhodozyma. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 164:655-665.
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.
Ethanol production from starch-rich crops other than corn and the composition and value of the resulting DDGS -
Moreau, R.A., Nghiem, N.P., Rosentrater, K.A., Johnston, D., Hicks, K.B. 2012. Ethanol production from starch-rich crops other than corn and the composition and value of the resulting DDGS. In: Liu, K., Rosentrater, K.A., editors. Distillers Grains: Production, Properties and Utilization. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 103-117.
Production of ethanol from barley by a conventional process and the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process -
Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Johnston, D., Senske, G.E., Kurantz, M.J., Li, M., Shetty, J., Janda-Konieczny, G. 2010. Production of ethanol from barley by a conventional process and the EDGE (Enhanced Dry Grind Enzymatic) process. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 3:8. doi:10.1186/1754-6834-3-8.
Integration of succinic acid and ethanol production within a corn or barley biorefinery -
Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B., Johnston, D., 2010. Integration of succinic acid and ethanol production with potential application in a corn or barley biorefinery. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology: 162(7):1915.
Bioethanol production from corn stover using aqueous ammonia pretreatment and two-phase simultaneouos saccharification and fermentation (TPSSF) -
Li, X., Kim, T., Nghiem, N.P. 2010. Bioethanol production from corn stover using aqueous ammonia pretreatment and two-phase simultaneouos saccharification and fermentation (TPSSF). Bioresource Technology. 101:5910-5916.
Pretreatment and fractionation of corn stover by S.E.A.A.(Soaking in ethanol and aqueous ammonia) -
Kim, T., Nghiem, N.P., Hicks, K.B. 2009. Pretreatment and fractionation of corn stover by S.E.A.A.(Soaking in ethanol and aqueous ammonia). Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 153:171-179.
Production of astaxanthin from corn fiber as a value-added co-product of fuel ethanol fermentation -
Nghiem, N.P., Montanti, J., Johnston, D. 2009. Production of astaxanthin from corn fiber as a value-added co-product of fuel ethanol fermentation. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 154:227-237.
Ethanol Production -
Nghiem, N.P. 2008. Ethanol Production. Book Chapter in Biofuels Engineering Process Technology, by C. M. Drapcho, N. P. Nghiem, and T. H. Walker, Chapter 5, p.l05-196.
Biofuel feedstocks -
Nghiem, N.P. 2008. Biofuel feedstocks. Book Chapter 4 in Biofuels Engineering Process Technology, by C. M. Drapcho, N. P. Nghiem, and T. H. Walker, p. 67-104.
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