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A continuous flocculants-free electrolytic flotation system for microalgae harvesting

Luo, S., Griffith, R., Li, W., Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Chen, P., Addy, M. M., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 238, p. 439-449 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flotation
Chemical contamination
Stainless Steel
Anodes
electrode
1 Citations

An innovative intermittent-vacuum assisted thermophilic anaerobic digestion process for effective animal manure utilization and treatment

Zhang, R., Anderson, E., Addy, M., Deng, X., Kabir, F., Lu, Q., Ma, Y., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 244, p. 1073-1080 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waste utilization
Anaerobic digestion
Manures
manure
Animals
23 Citations

A review of catalytic microwave pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass for value-added fuel and chemicals

Morgan, H. M., Bu, Q., Liang, J., Liu, Y., Mao, H., Shi, A., Lei, H. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 230, p. 112-121 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pyrolysis
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
biomass
2 Citations

Bacterial inactivation of liquid food and water using high-intensity alternate electric field

Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Song, H., Zhang, T., Deng, S., Anderson, E., Addy, M., Zhu, X., Liu, S., Hatzenbeller, R., Li, Y., Lin, X., Liu, Y., Huang, X., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Aug 1 2017, In : Journal of Food Process Engineering. 40, 4, e12504

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric field
Disinfection
inactivation
Electric fields
Food
15 Citations

Bio-mitigation of carbon dioxide using microalgal systems: Advances and perspectives

Zhou, W., Wang, J., Chen, P., Ji, C., Kang, Q., Lu, B., Li, K., Liu, J. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 76, p. 1163-1175 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Carbon dioxide
Carbon
Biofuels
Microorganisms
Screening
13 Citations

Bio-oil from fast pyrolysis of lignin: Effects of process and upgrading parameters

Fan, L., Zhang, Y., Liu, S., Zhou, N., Chen, P., Cheng, Y., Addy, M., Lu, Q., Omar, M. M., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Dai, L., Anderson, E., Peng, P., Lei, H. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 241, p. 1118-1126 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Lignin
pyrolysis
lignin
Oils
Pyrolysis
14 Citations

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., Jan 1 2017, In : Fuel. 196, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
6 Citations

Catalytic co-pyrolysis of waste vegetable oil and high density polyethylene for hydrocarbon fuel production

Wang, Y., Dai, L., Fan, L., Cao, L., Zhou, Y., Zhao, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Mar 1 2017, In : Waste Management. 61, p. 276-282 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetable oil
pyrolysis
hydrocarbon
catalyst
alkane
14 Citations

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

Bamboo
Lubricating oils
Phenols
Pyrolysis
Condensation reactions

Co-cultivation of microalgae in aquaponics systems

Addy, M. M., Kabir, F., Current, D., Zhang, R., Lu, Q., Deng, X., Griffith, R., Ren, H., Ma, Y., Zhou, W., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

aquaponics
algae
Vegetables
Algae
microalgae

Co-cultivation of microalgae in aquaponic systems

Addy, M. M., Kabir, F., Zhang, R., Lu, Q., Deng, X., Current, D., Griffith, R., Ma, Y., Zhou, W., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 245, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algae
Vegetables
alga
vegetable
Ammonia
14 Citations

Comparative study on microwave and conventional hydrothermal pretreatment of bamboo sawdust: Hydrochar properties and its pyrolysis behaviors

Dai, L., He, C., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Yu, Z., Zhou, Y., Fan, L., Duan, D. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 146, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Calorific value
4 Citations

Concentrated high intensity electric field (CHIEF) system for non-thermal pasteurization of liquid foods: Modeling and simulation of fluid mechanics, electric analysis, and heat transfer

Peng, P., Song, H., Zhang, T., Addy, M., Zhang, Y., Cheng, Y., Hatzenbeller, R., Zhu, X., Liu, S., Liu, Y., Huang, X., Lin, X., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Feb 2 2017, In : Computers and Chemical Engineering. 97, p. 183-193 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pasteurization
Fluid mechanics
Electric fields
Heat transfer
Liquids
5 Citations

Co-pyrolysis of bamboo residual with waste tire over dual catalytic stage of CaO and co-modified HZSM-5

Wang, J., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Zhang, B., Deng, A., Min, M., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy. 133, p. 90-98 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Tires
Olefins
Pyrolysis
Liquids
1 Citations
Photobioreactors
Glycerol
Nutrients
Biomass
Wastewater

Effect of Growth Factors on the Culture of Spirulina platensis

Cao, L., Duan, D., Li, Z., Xue, M., Ruan, R. & Liu, Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Guocheng Gongcheng Xuebao/The Chinese Journal of Process Engineering. 17, 3, p. 433-439 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Spirulina
Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins
Health
Bioactivity
Contamination
10 Citations
Zeolites
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Alkalies
Pyrolysis
13 Citations

Effects of feedstock characteristics on microwave-assisted pyrolysis – A review

Zhang, Y., Chen, P., Liu, S., Peng, P., Min, M., Cheng, Y., Anderson, E., Zhou, N., Fan, L., Liu, C., Chen, G., Liu, Y., Lei, H., Li, B. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 230, p. 143-151 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

pyrolysis
Feedstocks
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
heating
9 Citations

Ex-situ catalytic co-pyrolysis of lignin and polypropylene to upgrade bio-oil quality by microwave heating

Duan, D., Wang, Y., Dai, L., Ruan, R., Zhao, Y., Fan, L., Tayier, M. & Liu, Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 241, p. 207-213 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave heating
Lignin
Polypropylenes
pyrolysis
lignin
4 Citations

Ex-situ catalytic upgrading of vapors from microwave-assisted pyrolysis of low-density polyethylene with MgO

Fan, L., Zhang, Y., Liu, S., Zhou, N., Chen, P., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Addy, M., Lei, H. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 149, p. 432-441 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Low density polyethylenes
Pyrolysis
Vapors
Microwaves
Catalysts
19 Citations

Fast microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of lignin and low-density polyethylene with HZSM-5 and MgO for improved bio-oil yield and quality

Fan, L., Chen, P., Zhang, Y., Liu, S., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Dai, L. & Ruan, R., Feb 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 225, p. 199-205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Low density polyethylenes
Polyethylene
pyrolysis
lignin
11 Citations

Fast microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of straw stalk and soapstock for bio-oil production

Zhou, Y., Wang, Y., Fan, L., Dai, L., Duan, D., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Zhao, Y., Yu, Z. & Hu, Y., Mar 1 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 124, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Straw
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
1 Citations

Fixing CO2 and treating wastewater from beer brewery using microalgae

Wu, X., Yan, C., Zheng, H., Luo, S., Liu, Y., Li, W., Cheng, Y., Addy, M., Zhou, W., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 11, 2, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breweries
Beer
Carbon Monoxide
Algae
Wastewater

Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Based on Bamboo Hemicellulose

Peng, H., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Zheng, H. & Ruan, R., Nov 25 2017, In : Cailiao Daobao/Materials Review. 31, 11, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Silver
Nanoparticles
Magnetometers
Glucose
7 Citations

Growing Chlorella vulgaris on thermophilic anaerobic digestion swine manure for nutrient removal and biomass production

Deng, X. Y., Gao, K., Zhang, R. C., Addy, M., Lu, Q., Ren, H. Y., Chen, P., Liu, Y. H. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 243, p. 417-425 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Manures
Nutrients
manure
Biomass
6 Citations

Household biogas CDM project development in rural China

Chen, Y., Hu, W., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 67, p. 184-191 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biogas
Straw
Sustainable development
Raw materials
Filling stations
7 Citations

Life cycle assessment and nutrient analysis of various processing pathways in algal biofuel production

Mu, D., Ruan, R., Addy, M., Mack, S., Chen, P. & Zhou, Y., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 230, p. 33-42 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Liquefaction
biofuel
liquefaction
Nutrients
3 Citations

Low-power microwave radiation-assisted depolymerization of ethanol organosolv lignin in ethanol/formic acid mixtures

Duan, D., Zhao, Y., Fan, L., Dai, L., Lv, J., Ruan, R., Wang, Y. & Liu, Y., Aug 1 2017, In : BioResources. 12, 3, p. 5308-5320 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
microwave radiation
Depolymerization
Lignin
Formic acid
5 Citations

Microwave-assisted catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of Ageratina adenophora and kerogen with CaO and ZSM-5

Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 127, p. 246-257 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kerogen
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Petrochemicals
Carbon
7 Citations

Microwave-assisted catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of bamboo sawdust and waste tire for bio-oil production

Wang, Y., Dai, L., Fan, L., Duan, D., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Yu, Z., Liu, Y. & Jiang, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 123, p. 224-228 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Tires
Oils
Pyrolysis
7 Citations

Microwave-assisted catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of soapstock and waste tire for bio-oil production

Dai, L., Fan, L., Duan, D., Ruan, R., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Zhou, Y., Zhao, Y. & Yu, Z., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 125, p. 304-309 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tires
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
9 Citations
Zeolites
Diamines
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves

Polyol monoterpenes isolated from Chenopodium ambrosioides

Hou, S. Q., Li, Y. H., Huang, X. Z., Li, R., Lu, H., Tian, K., Ruan, R. S. & Li, Y. K., Jan 1 2017, In : Natural Product Research. 31, 21, p. 2467-2472 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chenopodium ambrosioides
cyclohexenes
cyclohexanes
glycols
Monoterpenes
10 Citations

Production of bio-oil and biochar from soapstock via microwave-assisted co-catalytic fast pyrolysis

Dai, L., Fan, L., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Wang, Y., Zhou, Y., Zhao, Y. & Yu, Z., Feb 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 225, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pyrolysis
Bentonite
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
3 Citations

Production of hydrocarbon-rich bio-oil from soapstock via fast microwave-assisted catalytic pyrolysis

Dai, L., Fan, L., Duan, D., Ruan, R., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Zhou, Y., Yu, Z., Liu, Y. & Jiang, L., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 125, p. 356-362 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts

Progress in preparation of silver nanoparticle materials

Peng, H., Liu, Y., Yuan, L., Zhang, J. S. & Ruan, R. S., Jul 20 2017, In : Xiandai Huagong/Modern Chemical Industry. 37, 7, p. 23-28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Silver
Nanoparticles
Electron beams
Irradiation
6 Citations

Ru-based multifunctional mesoporous catalyst for low-pressure and non-thermal plasma synthesis of ammonia

Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Hatzenbeller, R., Addy, M., Zhou, N., Schiappacasse, C., Chen, D., Zhang, Y., Anderson, E., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jul 27 2017, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 42, 30, p. 19056-19066 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonia
Ammonia
low pressure
Plasmas
catalysts

Structural analysis of phosphatidylcholine using a thin layer chromatography-based method

Tan, G., Tian, Y., Addy, M., Cheng, Y., Xie, Q., Zhang, B., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jul 1 2017, In : European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 119, 7, 1600282

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thin layer chromatography
Thin Layer Chromatography
Phosphatidylcholines
thin layer chromatography
Structural analysis
4 Citations

Study of the oxygen reduction of low valent titanium in high titanium slag by microwave rapid heating

Li, Y., Chen, G., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R., Jun 15 2017, In : Powder Technology. 315, p. 318-321 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Titanium
Slags
Microwaves
Oxygen
Heating
3 Citations

Successive desilication and dealumination of HZSM-5 in catalytic conversion of waste cooking oil to produce aromatics

Wang, J., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Zhang, B., Deng, A., Min, M., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 147, p. 100-107 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cooking
Zeolites
Hierarchical systems
Acids
Temperature programmed desorption
4 Citations

Upgraded bio-oil production via catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of waste cooking oil and tea residual

Wang, J., Zhong, Z., Zhang, B., Ding, K., Xue, Z., Deng, A. & Ruan, R., Feb 1 2017, In : Waste Management. 60, p. 357-362 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tea
oil production
pyrolysis
oil
temperature

ZSM-5 coating on SiC foam support as a composite catalyst for microwave-assisted pyrolysis of biomass

Zhou, N., Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Fan, L., Cheng, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2017, International Congress on Energy 2017 - Topical Conference at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting. AIChE, Vol. 2, p. 1163-1169 7 p.

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

Catalyst supports
Foams
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
2016
11 Citations

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

Biofuels
Economic analysis
economic analysis
Biodiesel
Wastewater treatment
5 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

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Sulfur
sulfur
distillation
1 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

Ammonium Compounds
Wastewater treatment
Nitrogen
ammonium
nitrogen
12 Citations

Atmospheric Pressure Ammonia Synthesis Using Non-thermal Plasma Assisted Catalysis

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
Catalysis
Atmospheric pressure
catalysis
ammonia
2 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

Chinese Traditional Medicine
medicine
peptides
Food
Peptides
1 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 1 2016, In : International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 25, 2, p. 193-204 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microalgae
pyrolysis
Microwaves
microalgae
metal ions
4 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

mushroom
pyrolysis
Oils
Pyrolysis
hydrocarbon
4 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

Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Tires
Pyrolysis
Gases