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2016

A life cycle assessment and economic analysis of the Scum-to-Biodiesel technology in wastewater treatment plants

Mu, D., Addy, M., Anderson, E., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Mar 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 204, p. 89-97 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
17 Scopus citations

A novel process for low-sulfur biodiesel production from scum waste

Ma, H., Addy, M. M., Anderson, E., Liu, W., Liu, Y., Nie, Y., Chen, P., Cheng, B., Lei, H. & Ruan, R., Mar 19 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 214, p. 826-835 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Application of nitrogen sufficiency conversion strategy for microalgae-based ammonium-rich wastewater treatment

Wang, J., Zhou, W., Yang, H. & Ruan, R., Oct 17 2016, In : Environmental Technology (United Kingdom). 37, 20, p. 2638-2648 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Atmospheric Pressure Ammonia Synthesis Using Non-thermal Plasma Assisted Catalysis

Peng, P., Li, Y., Cheng, Y., Deng, S., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing. 36, 5, p. 1201-1210 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Bioactive peptides derived from traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese food: A review

Liu, M., Wang, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Nov 1 2016, In : Food Research International. 89, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations

Bioremoval and recovery of metal ions by growing microalgae and via microwave assisted pyrolysis

Cheng, Y., Wang, W., Hua, W., Liu, W., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jun 2016, In : International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 25, 2, p. 193-204 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of mushroom waste and waste oil to promote the formation of aromatics

Wang, J., Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Xie, Q. & Ruan, R., Dec 1 2016, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 18, 8, p. 2701-2708 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Catalytic pyrolysis of waste tire to produce valuable aromatic hydrocarbons: An analytical Py-GC/MS study

Ding, K., Zhong, Z., Zhang, B., Wang, J., Min, A. & Ruan, R., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 122, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Comprehensive techno-economic analysis of wastewater-based algal biofuel production: A case study

Xin, C., Addy, M. M., Zhao, J., Cheng, Y., Cheng, S., Mu, D., Liu, Y., Ding, R., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jul 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 211, p. 584-593 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
49 Scopus citations

Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris in wastewater with waste glycerol: Strategies for improving nutrients removal and enhancing lipid production

Ma, X., Zheng, H., Addy, M., Anderson, E., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., May 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 207, p. 252-261 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Current status and prospects of biodiesel production from microalgae

Wu, X., Ruan, R., Du, Z. & Liu, Y., Apr 19 2016, Advances in Biofuel Production: Algae and Aquatic Plants. CRC Press, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dynamic model in salting process of duck egg with ultrasonic pretreatment

Xiangyang, L., Siqi, L., Yiping, L., Nanhui, Y., Jia, W. & Ruan, R., Jun 2016, In : International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 25, 2, p. 114-120 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Effect of alkaline and high-pressure homogenization on the extraction of phenolic acids from potato peels

Zhu, X., Cheng, Y., Chen, P., Peng, P., Liu, S., Li, D. & Ruan, R., Oct 1 2016, In : Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 37, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Effect of unsaturation degree on microwave-assisted pyrolysis of fatty acid salts

Wang, Y., Dai, L., Shan, S., Zeng, Q., Fan, L., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Zhao, Y. & Zhou, Y., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 120, p. 247-251 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Electrochemical evaluation of LiZnxMn2-xO4 (x≤0.10) cathode material synthesized by solution combustion method

Xu, W., Li, Q., Guo, J., Bai, H., Su, C. W., Ruan, R. & Peng, J., Apr 1 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 5, p. 5693-5698 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Enhanced Harvesting of Chlorella vulgaris Using Combined Flocculants

Ma, X., Zheng, H., Zhou, W., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Oct 1 2016, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 180, 4, p. 791-804 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Fast microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of corn stover and scum for bio-oil production with CaO and HZSM-5 as the catalyst

Liu, S., Xie, Q., Zhang, B., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Mar 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 204, p. 164-170 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
89 Scopus citations

Glycerin esterification of scum derived free fatty acids for biodiesel production

Anderson, E. A., Addy, M. M., Xie, Q., Ma, H., Liu, Y., Cheng, Y., Onuma, N., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 200, p. 153-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Green synthesis and stability evaluation of Ag nanoparticles using bamboo hemicellulose

Peng, H., Liu, Y., Peng, W., Zhang, J. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2016, In : BioResources. 11, 1, p. 385-399 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
7 Scopus citations

Hydrocarbon fuel production from soapstone through fast microwave-assisted pyrolysis using microwave absorbent

Wang, Y., Dai, L., Wang, R., Fan, L., Liu, Y., Xie, Q. & Ruan, R., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 119, p. 251-258 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Microbial hydrolysis and fermentation of rice straw for ethanol production

Wu, X., Zhang, J., Xu, E., Liu, Y., Cheng, Y., Addy, M., Zhou, W., Griffith, R., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Sep 15 2016, In : Fuel. 180, p. 679-686 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Mitigating ammonia nitrogen deficiency in dairy wastewaters for algae cultivation

Lu, Q., Zhou, W., Min, M., Ma, X., Ma, Y., Chen, P., Zheng, H., Doan, Y. T. T., Liu, H., Chen, C., Urriola, P. E., Shurson, G. C. & Ruan, R., Feb 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 201, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Preparation and Characterization of ZrO2 Polycrystalline Ceramic Foam Catalyst for Production of Biodiesel

Wang, Y. P., Liu, Y. H., Ruan, R., Liu, S. T., Wen, P. W. & Wan, Y. Q., Oct 2 2016, In : Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry. 46, 10, p. 1506-1512 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Preparation of fuel from co-pyrolysis of waste vegetable oil and waste polyethylene plastics

Wang, Y., Huang, Y., Dai, L., Roger, R., Liu, Y. & Wang, X., Jan 25 2016, In : Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society for Agricultural Machinery. 47, 1, p. 177-181 and 140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Research on technology of activated carbon preparation for Caragana korshinskii Kom by chemical method

Luo, D., Fan, Y., Lai, Z., Roger, R., Liu, Y. & Lin, X., Sep 28 2016, In : Taiyangneng Xuebao/Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica. 37, 9, p. 2243-2250 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Review of microwave-assisted lignin conversion for renewable fuels and chemicals

Yunpu, W., Leilei, D., Liangliang, F., Shaoqi, S., Yuhuan, L. & Roger, R., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 119, p. 104-113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

58 Scopus citations

Studies on technology of CSF flocculation for microalgae

Chen, X., Lin, X., Wang, J., Shen, Y., Ruan, R. & Liu, M., Sep 30 2016, In : Journal of Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology. 16, 9, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Synthesis and characterization of a starch-based cationic flocculant for microalgae harvesting

Cheng, Y. L., Hua, W., Liu, W. H., Wang, W. Q., Ye, X., Li, L., Paul, C. & Roger, R., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 9, 3, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Utilization of municipal solid and liquid wastes for bioenergy and bioproducts production

Chen, P., Xie, Q., Addy, M., Zhou, W., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Cheng, Y., Li, K. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Bioresource Technology. 215, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Yeast as a Bioremediation Nanoparticle Agent in Piggery-Digested Wastewater Treatment

Liu, J., Song, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., May 1 2016, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 33, 5, p. 317-323 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

A comparative study between fungal pellet- and spore-assisted microalgae harvesting methods for algae bioflocculation

Chen, J., Leng, L., Ye, C., Lu, Q., Addy, M. M., Wang, J., Liu, J., Chen, P. L., Ruan, R. R. & Zhou, J., Jul 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 259, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Adsorption of AgNO3 onto bamboo hemicelluloses in aqueous medium

Peng, H., Yuan, L., Zhang, J., Wu, X., Liu, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., May 15 2018, In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 188, p. 8-16 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

A novel method of synthesis and investigation on transformation of synthetic rutile powders from Panzhihua sulphate titanium slag using microwave heating

He, A., Chen, G., Chen, J., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Powder Technology. 323, p. 115-119 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

A review on the non-thermal plasma-assisted ammonia synthesis technologies

Peng, P., Chen, P. L., Schiappacasse, C., Zhou, N., Anderson, E., Chen, D., Liu, J., Cheng, Y., Hatzenbeller, R., Addy, M. M., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. R., Mar 10 2018, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 177, p. 597-609 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

32 Scopus citations

A techno-economic evaluation of anaerobic biogas producing systems in developing countries

Morgan, H. M., Xie, W., Liang, J., Mao, H., Lei, H., Ruan, R. & Bu, Q., Feb 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 250, p. 910-921 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

Balancing carbon/nitrogen ratio to improve nutrients removal and algal biomass production in piggery and brewery wastewaters

Zheng, H., Liu, M., Lu, Q., Wu, X., Ma, Y., Cheng, Y., Addy, M. M., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. R., Feb 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 479-486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens) as a Natural Support for Neutral Protease Immobilization

Cao, L. P., Wang, J. J., Zhou, T., Ruan, R. & Liu, Y. H., Sep 1 2018, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 186, 1, p. 109-121 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
13 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Breakthrough Technologies for the Biorefining of Organic Solid and Liquid Wastes

Chen, P. L., Anderson, E., Addy, M. M., Zhang, R., Cheng, Y., Peng, P., Ma, Y., Fan, L., Zhang, Y., Lu, Q., Liu, S., Zhou, N., Deng, X., Zhou, J., Omar, M., Griffith, R., Kabir, F., Lei, H., Wang, Y., Liu, Y. & 1 others, Ruan, R. R., Aug 2018, In : Engineering. 4, 4, p. 574-580 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
12 Scopus citations

Carbon-dependent alleviation of ammonia toxicity for algae cultivation and associated mechanisms exploration

Lu, Q., Chen, P., Addy, M., Zhang, R., Deng, X., Ma, Y., Cheng, Y., Hussain, F., Chen, C., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Feb 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Catalytic effects of various acids on microwave-assisted depolymerization of organosolv lignin

Tayier, M., Duan, D., Zhao, Y., Ruan, R., Wang, Y. & Liu, Y., Feb 1 2018, In : BioResources. 13, 1, p. 412-424 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
4 Scopus citations
11 Scopus citations

Catalytic fast pyrolysis of bamboo sawdust via a two-step bench scale bubbling fluidized bed/fixed bed reactor: Study on synergistic effect of alkali metal oxides and HZSM-5

Wang, J., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Deng, A., Hao, N., Meng, X., Ben, H., Ruan, R. & Ragauskas, A. J., Nov 15 2018, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 176, p. 287-298 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Characterization of additional zinc ions on the growth, biochemical composition and photosynthetic performance from Spirulina platensis

Zhou, T., Wang, J., Zheng, H., Wu, X., Wang, Y., Liu, M., Xiang, S., Cao, L., Ruan, R. & Liu, Y., Dec 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 269, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Comparative study on various alcohols solvolysis of organosolv lignin using microwave energy: Physicochemical and morphological properties

Duan, D., Wang, Y., Ruan, R., Tayier, M., Dai, L., Zhao, Y., Zhou, Y. & Liu, Y., Apr 2018, In : Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification. 126, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Conversion of biomass to hydrocarbon-rich bio-oil via microwave-assisted catalytic pyrolysis: A review

Yunpu, W., Zhang, S., Yu, Z., Jiang, L., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. & Fu, G., Jan 1 2018, In : China Petroleum Processing and Petrochemical Technology. 20, 3, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Conversion of poultry litter into bio-oil by microwave-assisted catalytic fast pyrolysis using microwave absorbent and hierarchical ZSM-5/MCM-41 catalyst

Zhang, B., Zhang, J., Zhong, Z., Zhang, Y., Song, M., Wang, X., Ding, K. & Ruan, R., Mar 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 130, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations