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Works from 2020

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Gasification of Radical Coke with Steam and Steam-Hydrogen Mixtures over Manganese-Chromium Oxides, Maxim P. Bukhovko, Lu Yang, Liwei Li, Andrzej Malek, Robert J. Davis, Pradeep K. Agrawal, and Christopher W. Jones

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Ammonia fiber expansion (AFEX) pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass, Shishir P. S. Chundawat, Ramendra K Pal, Chao Zhao, Timothy Campbell, Farzaneh Teymouri, Josh Videto, Chandra Nielson, Bradley Wieferich, Leonardo Sousa, Bruce E Dale, Venkatesh Balan, Sarvada Chipkar, Jacob Aguado, Emily Burke, and Rebecca Garlock Ong

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On the control of a class of non-strongly stabilizable SISO plants, Tomas Co

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Transformation of Liquid Digestate from the Solid-Separated Biogas Digestion Reactor Effluent into a Solid NH4HCO3Fertilizer: Sustainable Process Engineering and Life Cycle Assessment, Donata Drapanauskaite, Robert Handler, Nicholas Fox, and Jonas Baltrusaitis

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Hydroxyl Radical Generation through the Fenton-like Reaction of Hematin- And Catechol-Functionalized Microgels, Pegah Kord Forooshani, Rattapol Pinnaratip, Elizabeth Polega, Ariana Tyo, Eric Pearson, Bo Liu, Tinu Ololade Folayan, Lei Pan, Rupak Rajachar, Caryn L. Heldt, and Bruce P. Lee

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Changes in Membrane Dielectric Properties of Porcine Kidney Cells Provide Insight into the Antiviral Activity of Glycine, Sanaz Habibi, Pratik Umesh Joshi, Xue Mi, Caryn L. Heldt, and Adrienne R. Minerick

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Electrocoagulation: A promising method to treat and reuse mineral processing wastewater with high COD, Gaogui Jing, Shuai Ren, Yuesheng Gao, Wei Sun, and Zhiyong Gao

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Surface chemistry can unlock drivers of surface stability of SARS-CoV-2 in variety of environmental conditions, Edris Joonaki, Aliakbar Hassanpouryouzband, Caryn L. Heldt, and Oluwatoyin Areo

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Panel: Busting a Career Move? When and Why or Why Not?, Adrienne Minerick, Jenna P. Carpenter, Cindy Waters, and Beena Sukumaran

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Virus and chlorine adsorption onto guanidine modified cellulose nanofibers using covalent and hydrogen bonding, Xue Mi, Soha Albukhari, Caryn L. Heldt, and Patricia Heiden

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Thermostabilization of viruses via complex coacervation, Xue Mi, Whitney C. Blocher McTigue, Pratik Umesh Joshi, Mallory K. Bunker, Caryn L. Heldt, and Sarah L. Perry

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Deferred Correction Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations, Benjamin W. Ong and Raymond J. Spiteri

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Update to "effect of Temperature and Vapor Residence Time on the Micropyrolysis Products of Waste High Density Polyethylene", Justin M. Russell, Ulises Gracida-Alvarez, Olumide Winjobi, and David Shonnard

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Innovative and Interdisciplinary Approach for Offering the Master of Science Degree in Mechatronics, Aleksandr Sergeyev, Adrienne Minerick, and John Irwin

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Electrochemical performance of recycled cathode active materials using froth flotation-based separation process, Hosop Shin, Ruiting Zhan, Kulwinder Dhindsa, and Lei Pan

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A new approach for recovering iron from iron ore tailings using suspension magnetization roasting: A pilot-scale study, Yongsheng Sun, Xiaolong Zhang, Yuexin Han, and Yanjun Li

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Influence of Co on Ethylene Steam Reforming Over Co–Cr–O Spinel Catalysts, Lu Yang, Maxim P. Bukhovko, Andrzej Malek, Liwei Li, Christopher W. Jones, Pradeep K. Agrawal, and Robert J. Davis

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Steam reforming of ethylene over nickel based spinel oxides, Lu Yang, Maxim P. Bukhovko, Andrzej Malek, Liwei Li, Christopher W. Jones, Pradeep K. Agrawal, and Robert J. Davis

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Effects of grinding media on grinding products and flotation performance of sulfide ores, Xiaolong Zhang, Yuexin Han, and S. K. Kawatra

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De-agglomeration of cathode composites for direct recycling of Li-ion batteries., Ruiting Zhan, Trevyn Payne, Timothy Leftwich, Kahryn Perrine, and Lei Pan

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Significance of a Solid Electrolyte Interphase on Separation of Anode and Cathode Materials from Spent Li-Ion Batteries by Froth Flotation, Ruiting Zhan, Zhenzhen Yang, Ira Bloom, and Lei Pan

Works from 2019

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Life cycle assessment of oilseed crops produced in rotation with dryland cereals in the inland Pacific Northwest, Sharath Kumar Ankathi, Dan S. Long, Hero T. Gollany, Prajesh Das, and David Shonnard

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Synergistic effects between hydrolysis time and microporous structure in poplar, Sharath Kumar Ankathi, Wen Zhou, J. Beau Webber, Rishab Patil, Utkarsh Chaudhari, and David Shonnard

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Technoeconomic assessment of hydrothermal liquefaction oil from lignin with catalytic upgrading for renewable fuel and chemical production, LiLu Funkenbusch, Michael Mullins, Lennart Vamling, Tallal Belkhieri, Nattapol Srettiwat, Olumide Winjobi, David Shonnard, and Tony N. Rogers

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Interaction forces between water droplets and solid surfaces across air films., Yuesheng Gao, Sunghwan Jung, and Lei Pan

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System analyses of high-value chemicals and fuels from a waste high-density polyethylene refinery. Part 1: Conceptual design and techno-economic assessment, Ulises Gracida Alvarez, Olumide Winjobi, Julio Sacramento-Rivero, and David Shonnard

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System analyses of high-value chemicals and fuels from a waste high-density polyethylene refinery. Part 2: Carbon footprint analysis and regional electricity effects, Ulises Gracida Alvarez, Olumide Winjobi, Julio Sacramento-Rivero, and David Shonnard

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Impacts of low concentration surfactant on red blood cell dielectrophoretic responses., Sanaz Habibi, Hwi Yong Lee, Hector Moncada-Hernandez, James Gooding, and Adrienne Minerick

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Scalable method utilizing low pH for DNA removal in the harvest of recombinant adeno-associated virus vectors, Caryn L. Heldt

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Tie line framework to optimize non-enveloped virus recovery in aqueous two-phase systems., Pratik U Joshi, Dylan G Turpeinen, Matthew Weiss, Glendy Escalante-Corbin, Michael Schroeder, and Caryn L. Heldt

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Application of surface chemical fundamentals to improving industrial filtration rates, S. K. Kawatra and V. Claremboux

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Antibacterial properties of mussel-inspired polydopamine coatings prepared by a simple two-step shaking-assisted method, Pegah Kord Fooroshani, Elizabeth Polega, Kevin Thomson, Mohammad Saleh Akram Bhuiyan, Rattapol Pinnaratip, Mikhail Trought, Chito E. Kendrick, Yuesheng Gao, Kahryn Perrine, Lei Pan, and Bruce P. Lee

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Formation of aligned core/sheath microfiber scaffolds with a poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) sheath and a conductive poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) core, Rachel Martin, Marie Wendling, Bailey Mohrenweiser, Zichen Qian, Feng Zhao, and Michael Mullins

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Biomimetic recyclable microgels for on-demand generation of hydrogen peroxide and antipathogenic application, Hao Meng; Pegah Kord Forooshani; Pratik U. Joshi; Julie Osborne; Xue Mi; Christa Meingast; Rattapol Pinnaratip; Jonathan D, Kelley; Ameya R. Narkar; Weilue He; Megan C. Frost; Caryn L. Heldt; and Bruce Lee

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Virus isoelectric point determination using single-particle chemical force microscopy, Xue Mi, Emily Bromly, Pratik U Joshi, Fei Long, and Caryn L. Heldt

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Mannitol-induced gold nanoparticle aggregation for the ligand-free detection of viral particles, Xue Mi, Elizabeth M. Lucier, Dylan G. Turpeinen, Eugenia Li Ling Yeo, James Chen Yong Kah, and Caryn L. Heldt

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Conceptual design of a dedicated-crop biorefinery for Jatropha curcas using a systematic sustainability evaluation, Freddy S. Navarro-Pineda, Robert Handler, and Julio C. Sacramento Rivero

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Multiscale modeling of PEEK using reactive molecular dynamics modeling and micromechanics, William A. Pisani, Matthew Radue, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Brett A. Bednarcyk, Evan J. Pineda, Kevin Waters, Ravindra Pandey, Julia A. King, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Analysis of renewable jet from oilseed feedstocks replacing fallow in the U.S. Northern Great Plains, Rui Shi, David Archer, Krishna Pokharel, Matthew Pearlson, Kristen Lewis, Suchada Ukaew, and David Shonnard

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Much‐needed tools to reduce the experimental burden for determining the gas flammability parameters, Pmax and KG, Gang Tao and Daniel Crowl

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Influence of surface etching and oxidation on the morphological growth of Al2O3 by ALD, Mikhail Trought, Isobel Wentworth, Chathura de Alwis, Timothy Leftwich, and Kahryn Perrine

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Electrocoagulation of Pb2+, Co2+, and Mn2+ from simulated wastewater: An algorithmic optimization using hybrid RSM–GA–PSO, Chigozie Francolins Uzoh, Joseph Tagbo Nwabanne, and Ikenna Henry Ozofor

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Integration of Pretreatment With Simultaneous Counter-Current Extraction of Energy Sorghum for High-Titer Mixed Sugar Production, Daniel L. Williams, Rebecca Ong, John E. Mullet, and David B. Hodge

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Steam reforming of ethylene over manganese-chromium spinel oxides, Lu Yang, Maxim Bukhovko, Gordon Brezicki, Andrzej Malek, Liwei Li, Christopher Jones, Pradeep K. Agrawal, and Robert Davis

Oral immunization with bacteriophage MS2-L2 VLPs protects against oral and genital infection with multiple HPV types associated with head & neck cancers and cervical cancer., Lukai Zhai, Rashi Yadav, Nitesh K Kunda, Dana Anderson, Elizabeth Bruckner, Elliott K Miller, Rupsa Basu, Pavan Muttil, and Ebenezer Tumban

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Bio-extraction of phosphorus from goethite ore with alkali addition, Long Zhang, Sharath Kumar Ankathi, Mingming Zhang, and Timothy C. Eisele

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Flotation of iron ores: A review, Xiaolong Zhang, Xiaotian Gu, Yuexin Han, N. Parra-Alvarez, V. Claremboux, and S. K. Kawatra

Works from 2018

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Carbon footprint and energy analysis of bio-CH4 from a mixture of food waste and dairy manure in Denver, Colorado, Sharath Kumar Ankathi, James S. Potter, and David Shonnard

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The influence of polysacchirides on film stability and bubble attachment at the talc surface, Venkata Atluri, Yuesheng Gao, Xuming Wang, and Lei Pan

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Thermal conductivity of graphene nanoplatelet/cycloaliphatic epoxy composites: Multiscale modeling, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Julie Tomasi, Julia A. King, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Electrical and chemical characterizations of hafnium (IV) oxide films for biological lab-on-a-chip devices, Jeana Collins, H. Moncada Hernandez, S. Habibi, Chito E. Kendrick, Z. Wang, N. Bihari, Paul Bergstrom, and Adrienne Minerick

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Environmental life cycle assessment of methane biocatalysis: Key considerations and potential impacts, Robert Handler and David Shonnard

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A generalized purification step for viral particles using mannitol flocculation, Caryn L. Heldt, Ashish Saksule, Pratik U. Joshi, and Majid Ghafarian

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Detection and quantification of vitamins in microliter volumes of biological samples by LC-MS for clinical screening, Maryam Khaksari, Lynn R. Mazzoleni, Chunhai Ruan, Peng Song, Neil D. Hershey, Robert T. Kennedy, Mark A. Burns, and Adrienne R. Minerick

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Cellulose–hemicellulose interactions at elevated temperatures increase cellulose recalcitrance to biological conversion, Rajeev Kumar, Samantha Bhagja, Micholas Dean Smith, Loukas Petridis, Rebecca Garlock Ong, Charles M. Cai, and et.al

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Sol–gel derived CeO2/α-Al2O3 bilayer thin film as an anti-coking barrier and its catalytic coke oxidation performance, Hyuk T. Kwon, Maxim P. Bukhovko, Shilpa Mahamulkar, Taylor Sulmonetti, Byunghyun Min, Qandeel Almas, Andrzej Malek, Liwei Li, Pradeep K. Agrawal, and Christopher W. Jones

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Enhanced anticancer activity of 5'-DFUR-PCL-MPEG polymeric prodrug micelles encapsulating chemotherapeutic drugs, Alicia J. Sawdon, Jun Zhang, Xutu Wang, and Ching-An Peng

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Life cycle assessment of novel technologies for algae harvesting and oil extraction in the renewable diesel pathway, Rui Shi, Robert Handler, and David Shonnard

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Accelerated hygrothermal aging of Talc/Cycloaliphatic epoxy composites, Julie Tomasi, Aaron Krieg, Nicholas J. Jensen, Ibrahim Miskioglu, Julia A. King, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Gypsum and other evaporites as a potential source for water extraction on Mars: Experimental update, Paul van Susante, Jeffrey S. Allen, Timothy C. Eisele, Ezequiel F. Medici, and Kris Zacny

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Reverse flotation separation of fluorite from calcite: A novel reagent scheme, Jianjun Wang, Zihan Zhou, Yuesheng Gao, Wei Sun, Yuehua Hu, and Zhiyong Gao

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Selective flocculation separation of fine hematite from quartz using a novel grafted copolymer flocculant, Jinxia Zhang, Weiguang Sun, Zhiyong Gao, Fusheng Niu, Long Wang, Yawei Zhao, and Yuesheng Gao

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Diverse lignocellulosic feedstocks can achieve high field‐scale ethanol yields while providing flexibility for the biorefinery and landscape‐level environmental benefits, Yaoping Zhang, Lawrence G. Oates, Jose Serate, Dan Xie, Edward Pohlman, Yury Bukhman, Rebecca Garlock Ong, and et al.

Submissions from 2017

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Identification of developmental stage and anatomical fraction contributions to cell wall recalcitrance in switchgrass, Jacob D. Crowe, Nicholas Feringa, Sivakumar Pattathil, Brian Merritt, Cliff Foster, Dayna Dines, Rebecca Ong, and David B. Hodge

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A Hybrid Catalytic Route to Fuels from Biomass Syngas, Laurel Harmon, Richard Hallen, Michael Lilga, Bjorn Heijstra, Ignasi Palou-Rivera, and Robert Handler

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Mentoring students in research and communication across the ocean, Caryn L. Heldt, Erin Smith, Hannah Cunningham, and Cameron Miller

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Thermal, electrical, and mechanical properties of talc‐ and glass microsphere‐Reinforced Cycloaliphatic epoxy composites, Julie Tomasi, Julia A. King, Aaron Krieg, Ibrahim Miskioglu, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Surface isoelectric focusing (sIEF) with carrier ampholyte pH gradient, Zhichao Wang, Cornelius Ivory, and Adrienne Minerick

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Water sorption in pretreated grasses as a predictor of enzymatic hydrolysis yields, Danielle L. Williams, Jacob D. Crowe, Rebecca Garlock Ong, and David B. Hodge

Works from 2016

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Chapter 6 - Low-Carbon Aviation Fuel Through the Alcohol to Jet Pathway, K. P. Brooks, L. J. Snowden-Swan, S. B. Jones, M. G. Butcher, G.-S J. Lee, D. M. Anderson, R. Handler, D. Shonnard, and et. al.

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The methodology and results of using life cycle assessment to measure and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions footprint of “Major Events” at the University of Arizona, Leah Edwards, Jake Knight, Robert Handler, Joseph Abraham, and Paul Blowers

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Optimal droop surface control of dc microgrids based on battery state of charge, Arthur J. Jones and Wayne Weaver

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Effects of carbon fillers on the conductivity and tensile properties of polyetheretherketone composites, Julia A. King, Julie Tomasi, Danielle René Klimek-McDonald, Ibrahim Miskioglu, Gregory M. Odegard, Todd King, and John W. Sutherland

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Determination and modeling of mechanical properties for graphene nanoplatelet/epoxy composites, Danielle René Klimek-McDonald, Julia A. King, Ibrahim Miskioglu, Evan J. Pineda, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Inhibition of microbial biofuel production in drought-stressed switchgrass hydrolysate, Rebecca Garlock Ong, Alan Higbee, Scott Bottoms, Quinn Dickinson, Dan Xie, Scott A. Smith, Jose Serate, Edward Pohlman, Arthur Daniel Jones, Joshua J. Coon, Trey S. Kato, Gregg R. Sanford, Dustin Eilert, Dustin G. Oates, Jeff S. Piotrowski, Donn M. Bates, David Cavalier, and Yaoping Zhang

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Purification of CD47-streptavidin fusion protein from bacterial lysate using biotin-agarose affinity chromatography, Nasrin Salehi and Ching An Peng

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Life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of bio-oil from two-step torrefaction and fast pyrolysis of pine, Olumide Winjobi, David Shonnard, Ezra Bar Ziv, and Wen Zhou

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Techno-economic assessment of the effect of torrefaction on fast pyrolysis of pine, Olumide Winjobi, David Shonnard, Ezra Bar Ziv, and Wen Zhou

Works from 2015

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Flocculation and dispersion studies of iron ore using laser scattering particle size analysis, H. J. Haselhuhn and S. K. Kawatra

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Role of water chemistry in the selective flocculation and dispersion of iron ore, H. J. Haselhuhn and S. K. Kawatra

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Shielding effectiveness of carbon-filled polycarbonate composites, Julia A. King, William Pisani, Danielle René Klimek-McDonald, Warren F. Perger, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Platinum electrode modification: Unique surface carbonization approach to improve performance and sensitivity, Hwi Yong Lee, Cedrick Barber, and Adrienne Minerick

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Electrochemical hematocrit determination in a direct current microfluidic device, Hwi Yong Lee, Cedrick Barber, Jessika Rogers, and Adrienne Minerick

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Anode Catalysts for Low-Temperature Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells, Wenzhen Li

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Electrospinning 3D scaffolds for use in neural tissue engineering, Rachel Martin, M. E. Mullins, F. Zhao, and Zichen Qian

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Strategies for the production of cell wall-deconstructing enzymes in lignocellulosic biomass and their utilization for biofuel production, Sang-Hyuck Park, Rebecca Garlock Ong, and Mariam Sticklen

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Refinery Upgrading of Hydropyrolysis Oil From Biomass, Michael Roberts, Terry Marker, Pedro Ortiz-Toral, Martin Linck, Larry Felix, Jim Wangerow, David Shonnard, Robert Handler, Jiqing Fan, and et. al.

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Internal deoxygenation of tubular photobioreactor for mass production of microalgae by perfluorocarbon emulsions, Alicia J. Sawdon and Ching An Peng

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Ring-Opening Polymerization of ε-Caprolactone initiated by Ganciclovir (GCV) for the preparation of GCV-tagged polymeric micelles, Alicia J. Sawdon and Ching-An Peng

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A Review of Environmental Life Cycle Assessments of Liquid Transportation Biofuels in the Pan American Region, David Shonnard, Bethany Jean Klemetsrud, Julio Sacramento-Rivero, Freddy Navarro-Pineda, Jorge Hilbert, Robert Handler, Nydia Suppen, and Richard P. Donovan

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Special Issue on Pan American Biofuel and Bioenergy Sustainability, David Shonnard and Barry Solomon

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Estimation of soil carbon change from rotation cropping of rapeseed with wheat in the hydrotreated renewable jet life cycle, Suchada Ukaew, Emily Beck, David W. Archer, and David Shonnard

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Size and medium conductivity dependence on dielectrophoretic behaviors of gas core poly-l-lysine shell nanoparticles, Chungja Yang, Chun Jen Wu, Agnes E. Ostafin, Giselle Thibaudeau, and Adrienne Minerick

Works from 2014

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Rejecting phosphorus in hematitic iron ore streams: Is flotation the best approach?, J. J. Carlson and S. Komar Kawatra

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Simultaneous mercury capture and silver leaching using Ag < inf> 2 S-bearing ores and residues, K. L. Gabby, T. C. Eisele, C. H. Bucknam, B. Hall, and E. Milosavljevic

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Electrochemical detection techniques in micro- and nanofluidic devices, Aytug Gencoglu and Adrienne Minerick

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Review of organic binders for iron ore concentrate agglomeration, J. A. Halt and S. K. Kawatra

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Catalytic Hydrodeoxygenation of Anisole as Lignin Model Compound over Supported Nickel Catalysts, Shaohua Jin, Zihui Xiao, Chuang Li, Xiao Chen, Lei Wang, Jiacheng Xing, Wenzhen Li, and Changhai Liang

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Improving electrokinetic microdevice stability by controlling electrolysis bubbles, Hwi Yong Lee, Cedrick Barber, and Adrienne Minerick

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A preliminary life cycle assessment of biofuels produced by the IH < sup> 2 ™ process, Edwin Maleche, Ryan Glaser, Terry Marker, and David Shonnard