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Brajendra Sharma (Bk)
Sustainable Biofuels and Co-products Research
RESEARCH CHEMIST

Phone: (215) 233-6459
Fax: (215) 233-6406
Room 3125.2

USDA,REE,ARS,NAA,ERRC
600 E MERMAID LANE
ERRC
WYNDMOOR, PA 190388598

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Projects
Chemical Conversion of Biomass into High Value Products
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439256

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
In vitro evaluation of the adsorption efficacy of biochar materials on aflatoxin B1, ochratoxin A, and zearalenone Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Appell, M., Wegener, E.C., Sharma, B.K., Eller, F.J., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L. 2023. In vitro evaluation of the adsorption efficacy of biochar materials on aflatoxin B1, ochratoxin A, and zearalenone. Animals. 13(21). Article 3311. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13213311.
Synthesized biolubricants from naturally derived oleic acid: oxidative stability and cold flow performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarker, M.I., Mainali, K., Sharma, B.K., Yadav, M.P., Lew, H.N., Ashby, R.D. 2023. Synthesized biolubricants from naturally derived oleic acid: oxidative stability and cold flow performance. Industrial Crops and Products. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2023.117315.
Green synthesis and property analysis of biolubricants based on structural variations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarker, M.I., Sharma, B.K., Lew, H.N., Muir, Z.E., Jones, K.C. 2023. Green synthesis and property analysis of biolubricants based on structural variations. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.3c02996.
Green synthesis of trimethylolpropane triisostearate and triisooleate for usage as bio-lubricants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarker, M.I., Lew, H.N., Sharma, B.K., Wagner, K., Jones, K.C., Powell, M.J. 2023. Green synthesis of trimethylolpropane triisostearate and triisooleate for usage as bio-lubricants. Tribology International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.triboint.2023.108649.
Glycerol Monooleate (GMO): a valuable biobased lubricity and pour point enhancer blend component for the ULSD fuel Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shah, S.N., Liu, Z., Sharma, B.K. 2023. Glycerol Monooleate (GMO): a valuable biobased lubricity and pour point enhancer blend component for the ULSD fuel. ACS Omega. 8(22):19503-19508. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.3c00889.
Interactions of surfactants with biomimetic membranes-2. Generation of electric potential with non-ionic surfactants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kocherginsky, N.M., Sharma, B.K. 2023. Interactions of surfactants with biomimetic membranes-2. Generation of electric potential with non-ionic surfactants. Membranes. https://doi.org/10.3390/membranes13030353.
Bilayer films of Poly(lactic acid) and cottonseed protein for packaging applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Kuzniar, G.M., He, Z., Kim, S., Furtado, R.F., Alves, C.R., Sharma, B.K. 2023. Bilayer films of Poly(lactic acid) and cottonseed protein for packaging applications. Polymers. 15(6). Article 1425. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym15061425.
Stability of repurposed plastics in asphalt binder - (Proceedings)
Alhadidi, Y.I., Al-Qadi, I.L., Mainieri, J.J., Sharma, B.K., Rajagopalan, N. 2023. Stability of repurposed plastics in asphalt binder. Meeting Abstract. 60-70. https://ascelibrary.org/doi/epdf/10.1061/9780784484906.006.
Pyrolytic depolymerization mechanisms for post-consumer plastic wastes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kohli, K., Chandrasekaran, S.R., Prajapati, R., Kunwar, B., Al-Salem, S., Moser, B.R., Sharma, B.K. 2022. Pyrolytic depolymerization mechanisms for post-consumer plastic wastes. Energies. 15(23). Article 8821. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15238821.
Vegetable oil-based additives for lubricant formulations - (Trade Journal)
Sharma, B.K., Shah, R., Karmakar, G., Gashi, B., Turner, N., Ghosh, P., Erhan, S.Z. 2022. Vegetable oil-based additives for lubricant formulations. Lube Magazine. 172:26-32.
Novel Industrial Applications of Vegetable Oil [ABSTRACT] - (Abstract Only)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Sharma, B.K. 2022. Novel Industrial Applications of Vegetable Oil [ABSTRACT]. Meeting Abstract. [abstract].
Hydrotreatment of supercritical carbon dioxide extracts of hydrothermal liquefaction lignocellulosic biocrude Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montesantos, N., Kohli, K., Sharma, B.K., Maschietti, M. 2022. Hydrotreatment of supercritical carbon dioxide extracts of hydrothermal liquefaction lignocellulosic biocrude. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.2c02109.
Industrial Applications of Vegetable Oil - (Abstract Only)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Sharma, B.K. 2022. Industrial Applications of Vegetable Oil. American Chemical Society National Meeting. [abstract].
Dimethyl carbonate: review of synthesis routes and catalysts used Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Kohli, K., Sharma, B.K., Panchal, C.B. 2022. Dimethyl carbonate: review of synthesis routes and catalysts used. Energies. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15145133.
A review of fatty epoxide ring opening reactions: Chemistry, recent advances, and applications Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Moser, B.R., Cermak, S.C., Doll, K.M., Kenar, J.A., Sharma, B.K. 2022. A review of fatty epoxide ring opening reactions: Chemistry, recent advances, and applications. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 99(10):801-842. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12623.
Adsorption or direct interspecies electron transfer? A comprehensive investigation of the role of biochar in anaerobic digestion of hydrothermal liquefaction aqueous phase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Z., Zhang, C., Watson, J., Sharma, B.K., Si, B., Zhang, Y. 2022. Adsorption or direct interspecies electron transfer? A comprehensive investigation of the role of biochar in anaerobic digestion of hydrothermal liquefaction aqueous phase. Chemical Engineering Journal. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2022.135078.
Hydrothermal pretreatment optimization and deep eutectic solvent pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass: An integrated approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundupalli, M.P., Tantayotai, P., Panakkal, E.J., Chuetor, S., Kirdponpattara, S., Thomas, A.S., Sharma, B.K., Sriariyanun, M. 2022. Hydrothermal pretreatment optimization and deep eutectic solvent pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass: An integrated approach. Bioresource Technology Reports. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biteb.2022.100957.
Impacts of field and laboratory long-term aging on asphalt binders Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singhvi, P., Garcia Mainieri, J.J., Ozer, H., Sharma, B.K., Al-Qadi, I.L. 2022. Impacts of field and laboratory long-term aging on asphalt binders. Transportation Research Board. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F03611981221083614.
Recent Developments in the Utilization of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs) - (Trade Journal)
Shah, R., Sharma, B.K., Gashi, B. 2021. Recent Developments in the Utilization of Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs). Trade Journal Publication. Quarter Four 27(4):30-33.