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Biofuels & Bioproducts

Biofuels and Bioproducts

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Symposium Co-Chairs

Scott TwaryScott Twary
Research Scientist and Team Leader, Biome and Bioenergy Group
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Srinivas IyerSrinivas Iyer
Group Leader, Bioscience Division
Los Alamos National Laboratory

Key Speaker

C. Rebecca LockerLifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Corn Stover Production
C. Rebecca Locker
Research Associate, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co

Taraka DaleThe Agile BioFoundry: Investing in Biomanufacturing Infrastructure
Taraka Dale
Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory


Symposium Sessions

Wednesday May 17

10:30Biofuels
1:30Bioproducts
Biofuels & Bioproducts: Posters

Symposium Program

Wednesday May 17

10:30Biofuels
10:30Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions Associated with Corn Stover Production (invited presentation)
C.R. Locker, S. Torkamani, I. Laurenzi, V. Jin, M. Schmer, D.L. Karlen, ExxonMobile Research and Engineering Co., US
10:55Conversion of carbohydrates to value added chemicals over zirconia doped with sulfate ion catalyst
S. Kassaye, K.K. Pant, S. Jain, Alabama State University, US
11:15Are microalgae a possible energy source for a sustainable world?
V. Kava, J.V.C. Vargas, A.B. Mariano, J.C. Ordonez, Federal University of Parana, BR
11:35Algae Testbeds in support of the Food, Energy and Water Nexus
J.A. McGowen, Arizona State University, US
11:55Investigating the Effects of Media and Light Sources on the Growth of Botryococcus Braunii
A.B. Sengul, M.M. Rahman, E. Asmatulu, Wichita State University, US
12:15Steam Explosion and Fermentation of Sugar Beets from Southern Florida and Minnesota
C. Dorado, R.G. Cameron, K. Cooper, United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, US
1:30Bioproducts
1:30The Agile BioFoundry: Investing in Biomanufacturing Infrastructure (invited presentation)
T. Dale, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
1:55Crop-biorefinery system for low-cost advanced renewable fuel and chemicals
R. Chow, Y. Tian, J. Bragg, T. Mccubbin, B. Niles, T.S. Lee, C. Petzold, A. Oikawa, AFINGEN Inc, US
2:15The PureVision Technology: An Advanced Biorefining Platform For Manufacturing Bio-Based Products
E. Lehrburger, C. Lehrburger, D. Laskar, PureVision Technology LLC, US
2:35A citric acid high yield mutant of Aspergillus niger induced by carbon ion irradiation in a bioreactor with corn meal hydrolysate
J. Chen, B. Hu, S. Wang, W. Hu, L. Liu, J. Liu, W. Li, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
2:55Synthesis and Novel Capsulation of Lycopene from Tomato Peel through organic methods
G.B. Basim, A.I. Ince, BioCapSOL Chemicals, TR
3:15Software sensor for on-line estimation of the VFA concentration in anaerobic digestion processes
G. Lara-Cisneros, Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi, MX
3:35Study of a high yield system of cellulase hydrolysis in mutant of Lee Trichoderma induced by heavy ion irradiation in a mixed fermentation culture with Aspergillus niger
S. Wang, B. Jiang, X. Zhou, J. Chen, W. Li, J. Liu, W. Hu, G. Xiao, M. Dong, Y. Wang, Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
Biofuels & Bioproducts: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
Studying the Microalgae Growth and Stable Nanoemulsion Production Systems for Environmental Mitigations
G. Chinni, B. Subeshan, M.M. Rahman, R. Asmatulu, Wichita State University, US
Synthesis and properties of a series of bio-based surfactants with different hydrophobic chain length
S. Sato, H. Habe, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), JP
Experimental Analysis of the Performance of Hevea brasiliensis and Jatropha curcas Oils as Biodiesel
O.O. Odia, A. Odia, Ambrose Alli University, NG
Co-Digestion of Animal Manure and Alkaline Pre-treated Banana Peelings for Optimized Biogas Production
E. Aghayev, A. Ugurlu, Hacettepe University, TR
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Research and Development Leading to Cost-Competitive Coal-to-Liquids (CTL) Based Jet Fuel Production
D. Archer, U.S. DOE, US

Biofuels provide energy from geologically recent carbon fixation in plants and microalgae – and they promise a sustainable and ecologically sound alternative to fossil-oil and gas for industrial feedstocks. The case for utilization of biomass is strengthened by the remarkable success stories and recent innovations in production of materials and commercially viable chemical intermediates from bio sources. These materials are gaining in market share due to their performance in addition to their green credentials. This symposium focuses on innovations in biofuel and biomaterial development and commercialization.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Algae Technologies & Applications
  • Bacterial & Yeast Fermentation
  • Biomass Technologies & Applications
  • Biodiesel, Bioalcohols & Biogas
  • Electrofuel Technologies
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Pharmaceutical Intermediates
  • Biosourced Materials for Personal/Home Care And Cosmetics
  • Novel Materials for Bio Energy/Materials Generation
  • Novel Processes for Bio Energy/Materials Generation
  • Case Studies & Success Stories
  • Other

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