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2018

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

6 Scopus citations
2016

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

35 Scopus citations
2011

Microwave assisted pyrolysis of Douglas fir pellets over ZSM-5 zeolite catalysts

Wang, L., Lei, H., Ren, S., Bu, Q., Tang, J., Zhang, Q. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2011, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 5241-5252 12 p. (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2020

Evolution of drying kinetics and properties of pyrolusite during microwave heating

Chen, G., Zhang, M., Pu, J., Kang, J., Chen, J., Huang, X., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R., May 4 2020, In : Drying Technology. 38, 7, p. 952-962 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inactivation of Aerosolized Newcastle Disease Virus with Non-thermal Plasma

Schiappacasse, C., Peng, P., Zhou, N., Liu, X., Zhai, J., Cheng, Y., Shao, J., Verma, V., Singh, N., Chen, P., Janni, K. A., Liang, Y., Noll, S. & Ruan, R. R., 2020, In : Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 36, 1, p. 55-60 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

Integrated process for anaerobically digested swine manure treatment

Wang, L., Addy, M. M., Liu, J., Nekich, C., Zhang, R., Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Cobb, K., Liu, Y., Wang, H. & Ruan, R. R., Feb 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 273, p. 506-514 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2018

Nuclear magnetic resonance techniques

Ruan, R. R. & Chen, P. L., Jan 1 2018, Bread Staling. CRC Press, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
2020

Pilot-scale study on enhanced carbothermal reduction of low-grade pyrolusite using microwave heating

Li, K., Chen, J., Peng, J., Ruan, R., Srinivasakannan, C. & Chen, G., Jan 15 2020, In : Powder Technology. 360, p. 846-854 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2017
24 Scopus citations
2020

Synthesis of graphene-like carbon from biomass pyrolysis and its applications

Kong, X., Zhu, Y., Lei, H., Wang, C., Zhao, Y., Huo, E., Lin, X., Zhang, Q., Qian, M., Mateo, W., Zou, R., Fang, Z. & Ruan, R., Nov 1 2020, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 399, 125808.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2019

Effect of temperature and microwave power levels on microwave drying kinetics of zhaotong lignite

Zhao, P., Liu, C., Qu, W., He, Z., Gao, J., Jia, L., Ji, S. & Ruan, R., Feb 1 2019, In : Processes. 7, 2, 74.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations
2013

Production and evaluation of biodiesel and bioethanol from high oil corn using three processing routes

Shi, A., Du, Z., Ma, X., Cheng, Y., Addy, M. M., Deng, S., Chen, P. L., Li, D. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 128, p. 100-106 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
2019

Continuous cultivation of Arthrospira platensis for phycocyanin production in large-scale outdoor raceway ponds using microfiltered culture medium

Yu, J., Hu, H., Wu, X., Wang, C., Zhou, T., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. & Zheng, H., Sep 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 287, 121420.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) Production by Rhodospirillum rubrum Using a Two-Step Culture Strategy

Liu, J., Zhao, Y., Diao, M., Wang, W., Hua, W., Wu, S., Chen, P., Ruan, R. & Cheng, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Chemistry. 2019, 8369179.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2017

Bio-oil production from sequential two-step catalytic fast microwave-assisted biomass pyrolysis

Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Fan, L., Zhou, N., Tian, G., Zhu, X., Cheng, Y., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., 2017, In : Fuel. 196, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
39 Scopus citations
2020

Catalytic pyrolysis of woody oil over SiC foam-MCM41 catalyst for aromatic-rich bio-oil production in a dual microwave system

Yu, Z., Jiang, L., Wang, Y., Li, Y., Ke, L., Yang, Q., Peng, Y., Xu, J., Dai, L., Wu, Q., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Xia, D. & Jiang, L., May 10 2020, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 255, 120179.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016
14 Scopus citations
2018

Waste-to-biofuel integrated system and its comprehensive techno-economic assessment in wastewater treatment plants

Xin, C., Addy, M. M., Zhao, J., Cheng, Y., Ma, Y., Liu, S., Mu, D., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Feb 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 250, p. 523-531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 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
2011

Microwave pyrolysis of Douglas fir sawdust pellet

Ren, S., Lei, H., Wang, L., Bu, Q., Chen, S., Wu, J. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2011, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 1334-1348 15 p. (American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting 2011, ASABE 2011; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

2014

Swine manure-based pilot-scale algal biomass production system for fuel production and wastewater treatment - A case study

Min, M., Hu, B., Mohr, M. J., Shi, A., Ding, J., Sun, Y., Jiang, Y., Fu, Z., Griffith, R., Hussain, F., Mu, D., Nie, Y., Chen, P., Zhou, W. & Ruan, R., Feb 2014, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 172, 3, p. 1390-1406 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2020

Correction to: Microwave Dielectric Properties and Reduction Behavior of Low-Grade Pyrolusite (JOM, (2019), 71, 11, (3909-3914), 10.1007/s11837-019-03522-8)

He, F., Chen, J., Chen, G., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : JOM.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access
2012

Influence of exogenous CO 2 on biomass and lipid accumulation of microalgae Auxenochlorella protothecoides cultivated in concentrated municipal wastewater

Hu, B., Min, M., Zhou, W., Li, Y., Mohr, M., Cheng, Y., Lei, H., Liu, Y., Lin, X., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Apr 1 2012, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 166, 7, p. 1661-1673 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations
2018

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

38 Scopus citations
2019

Biorefinery process for production of bioactive compounds and bio-oil from Camellia oleifera shell

Wang, Y., Ke, L., Yang, Q., Peng, Y., Hu, Y., Dai, L., Jiang, L., Wu, Q., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. & Fu, G., Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 12, 5, p. 190-194 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2011

Microwave pyrolysis of distillers dried grain with solubles (DDGS) for biofuel production

Lei, H., Ren, S., Wang, L., Bu, Q., Julson, J., Holladay, J. & Ruan, R., May 1 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 10, p. 6208-6213 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations
2019

Atmospheric Plasma-Assisted Ammonia Synthesis Enhanced via Synergistic Catalytic Absorption

Peng, P., Chen, P. L., Addy, M. M., Cheng, Y., Anderson, E., Zhou, N., Schiappacasse, C., Zhang, Y., Chen, D., Hatzenbeller, R., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 7 2019, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 7, 1, p. 100-104 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2018

Microwave-assisted acid pretreatment of alkali lignin: Effect on characteristics and pyrolysis behavior

Duan, D., Ruan, R., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Dai, L., Zhao, Y., Zhou, Y. & Wu, Q., Mar 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 251, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2019

High-temperature dielectric properties and pyrolysis reduction characteristics of different biomass-pyrolusite mixtures in microwave field

Li, K., Chen, G., Li, X., Peng, J., Ruan, R., Omran, M. & Chen, J., Dec 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 294, 122217.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
2016

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
2012

NMR technique application in evaluating the quality of navel orange during storage

Zhang, J., Liu, Y., Wang, N. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2012, In : Procedia Engineering. 37, p. 234-239 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

6 Scopus citations
2016

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

43 Scopus citations
2018

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

30 Scopus citations

Co-pyrolysis of wet torrefied bamboo sawdust and soapstock

Wang, Y., Wu, Q., Dai, L., Zeng, Z., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Fu, G., Yu, Z. & Jiang, L., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 132, p. 211-216 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

24 Scopus citations
2017

Catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of bamboo residual and waste lubricating oil over an ex-situ dual catalytic beds of MgO and HZSM-5: Analytical PY-GC/MS study

Wang, J., Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Deng, A., Min, M., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 139, p. 222-231 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations
2019

Chemical constituents from the whole herb of Hemiphragma heterophyllum

Dai, J. M., Li, Y. H., Pu, X. Y., Yang, C., Sun, J. X., Ruan, R., Li, X. N., Tian, K. & Huang, X. Z., Jun 3 2019, In : Journal of Asian Natural Products Research. 21, 6, p. 551-558 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2015

Fast microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of microalgae and scum for bio-oil production

Xie, Q., Addy, M., Liu, S., Zhang, B., Cheng, Y., Wan, Y., Li, Y., Liu, Y., Lin, X., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Nov 15 2015, In : Fuel. 160, p. 577-582 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
2013

Catalytic pyrolysis of microalgae and their three major components: Carbohydrates, proteins, and lipids

Du, Z., Hu, B., Ma, X., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y., Lin, X., Wan, Y., Lei, H., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Feb 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 130, p. 777-782 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

142 Scopus citations
2012

California Almond Shelf Life: Lipid Deterioration During Storage

Lin, X., Wu, J., Zhu, R., Chen, P., Huang, G., Li, Y., Ye, N., Huang, B., Lai, Y., Zhang, H., Lin, W., Lin, J., Wang, Z., Zhang, H. & Ruan, R., Jun 2012, In : Journal of food science. 77, 6, p. C583-C593

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations
2018

Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris on anaerobically digested swine manure with daily recycling of the post-harvest culture broth

Deng, X. Y., Gao, K., Addy, M., Li, D., Zhang, R. C., Lu, Q., Ma, Y. W., Cheng, Y. L., Chen, P., Liu, Y. H. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 247, p. 716-723 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 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
13 Scopus citations
2019

A novel algal biofilm photobioreactor for efficient hog manure wastewater utilization and treatment

Wu, X., Cen, Q., Addy, M., Zheng, H., Luo, S., Liu, Y., Cheng, Y., Zhou, W., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Nov 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 292, 121925.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2013

Oil crop biomass residue-based media for enhanced algal lipid production

Wang, Z., Ma, X., Zhou, W., Min, M., Cheng, Y., Chen, P., Shi, J., Wang, Q., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Oct 1 2013, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 171, 3, p. 689-703 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2018

Effects of intense pulsed light on Cronobacter sakazakii inoculated in non-fat dry milk

Chen, D., Wiertzema, J., Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Liu, J., Mao, Q., Ma, Y., Anderson, E., Chen, P., Baumler, D. J., Chen, C., Vickers, Z., Feirtag, J., Lee, L. & Ruan, R., Dec 2018, In : Journal of Food Engineering. 238, p. 178-187 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2020

Influence of torrefaction pretreatment on corncobs: A study on fundamental characteristics, thermal behavior, and kinetic

Tian, X., Dai, L., Wang, Y., Zeng, Z., Zhang, S., Jiang, L., Yang, X., Yue, L., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Feb 2020, In : Bioresource Technology. 297, 122490.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2012

Rapid determination of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by ultraviolet spectrophotometry in glucose diphasic hydrolysate

Yang, L., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2012, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development. p. 1713-1717 5 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 361-363).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Scopus citations
2020

Role of surface roughness in the algal short-term cell adhesion and long-term biofilm cultivation under dynamic flow condition

Zhang, Q., Yu, Z., Jin, S., Liu, C., Li, Y., Guo, D., Hu, M., Ruan, R. & Liu, Y., Mar 2020, In : Algal Research. 46, 101787.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2013

Microwave-Assisted decarboxylation of sodium oleate and renewable hydrocarbon fuel production

Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Wen, P., Wan, Y. & Zhang, J., Sep 30 2013, In : China Petroleum Processing and Petrochemical Technology. 15, 3, p. 19-27 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2018

Microwave-assisted co-pyrolysis of pretreated lignin and soapstock for upgrading liquid oil: Effect of pretreatment parameters on pyrolysis behavior

Duan, D., Ruan, R., Lei, H., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Dai, L., Wu, Q. & Zhang, S., Jun 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 258, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations