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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 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 259, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algae
spore
comparative study
Fungi
alga

Adsorption of AgNO3 onto bamboo hemicelluloses in aqueous medium

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Silver
Adsorption
Nanoparticles
Adsorbents
4 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

Microwave heating
Titanium
Powders
Slags
Sulfates
3 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

Ammonia
ammonia
Plasmas
plasma
Fossil fuels
1 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. R. & Bu, Q., Feb 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 250, p. 910-921 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofuels
Biogas
biogas
Developing countries
developing world
5 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 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 479-486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breweries
Nutrients
Biomass
Wastewater
Nitrogen
1 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Immobilization
Peptide Hydrolases
Lignin
Immobilized Enzymes
1 Citations
Plastic films
Agricultural wastes
Biofuels
Multicarrier modulation
Hydrocarbons
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
Water

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 othersRuan, R. R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquids
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Wastewater
Vacuum technology
1 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

Algae
Ammonia
Toxicity
Carbon
ammonia
1 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Depolymerization
Lignin
Sulfuric acid
sulfuric acid
lignin
1 Citations
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Fluidized beds
Biomass
Pyrolysis
1 Citations

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

Duan, D., Wang, Y., Ruan, R. R., Tayier, M., Dai, L., Zhao, Y., Zhou, Y. & Liu, Y., Apr 1 2018, In : Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification. 126, p. 38-44 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Alcohols
Microwaves
Methanol
Fourier transforms
3 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 1 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 130, p. 249-255 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poultry
Multicarrier modulation
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
2 Citations

Co-pyrolysis of microwave-assisted acid pretreated bamboo sawdust and soapstock

Wang, Y., Wu, Q., Duan, D., Zhang, Y., Ruan, R. R., Liu, Y., Fu, G., Zhang, S., Zhao, Y., Dai, L. & Fan, L., Oct 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 265, p. 33-38 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
bamboo
pyrolysis
irradiation
2 Citations

Co-pyrolysis of wet torrefied bamboo sawdust and soapstock

Wang, Y., Wu, Q., Dai, L., Zeng, Z., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. R., Fu, G., Yu, Z. & Jiang, L., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Biomass
Ashes
4 Citations

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

Manures
Recycling
manure
recycling
Algae
3 Citations

Development and application of a continuous fast microwave pyrolysis system for sewage sludge utilization

Zhou, J., Liu, S., Zhou, N., Fan, L., Zhang, Y., Peng, P., Anderson, E., Ding, K., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., May 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 256, p. 295-301 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage sludge
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Gases
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Wastewater
wastewater
ester

Economical feasibility of bio-oil production from sewage sludge through Pyrolysis

Xin, C., Zhao, J., Ruan, R. R., Addy, M. M., Liu, S. & Mu, D., Jan 1 2018, In : Thermal Science. 22, p. 459-467 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage sludge
Pyrolysis
Economics
Crude oil
Economic analysis
2 Citations

Effect of combining adsorption-stripping treatment with acidification on the growth of Chlorella vulgaris and nutrient removal from swine wastewater

Cao, L., Zhou, T., Li, Z., Wang, J., Tang, J., Ruan, R. R. & Liu, Y., Sep 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 263, p. 10-16 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acidification
Nutrients
acidification
Wastewater
adsorption

Effect of high-pressure homogenization on the flow properties of citrus peel fibers

Zhu, X., Lundberg, B., Cheng, Y., Shan, L., Xing, J., Peng, P., Chen, P., Huang, X., Li, D. & Ruan, R., May 1 2018, In : Journal of Food Process Engineering. 41, 3, e12659.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

citrus peels
Citrus
homogenization
Powders
powders

Effect of microwave heating on the microstructures and kinetics of carbothermal reduction of pyrolusite ore

Ye, Q., Chen, J., Chen, G., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R. R., Aug 1 2018, In : Advanced Powder Technology. 29, 8, p. 1871-1878 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbothermal reduction
Microwave heating
Ores
Microstructure
Kinetics

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 1 2018, In : Journal of Food Engineering. 238, p. 178-187 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cronobacter sakazakii
dried skim milk
Milk
Light
powdered foods

Experimental investigation on drying characteristic of titanium slag using microwave heating

Feng, K., Chen, G., Chen, J., Srinivasakannan, C., Peng, J. & Ruan, R., Oct 3 2018, In : Drying Technology. 36, 13, p. 1525-1530 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave heating
slags
Titanium
Slags
drying
1 Citations

Ex-situ catalytic upgrading of vapors from fast microwave-assisted co-pyrolysis of Chromolaena odorata and soybean soapstock

Wang, Y., Wu, Q., Duan, D., Ruan, R. R., Liu, Y., Dai, L., Zhou, Y., Zhao, Y., Zhang, S., Zeng, Z., Jiang, L. & Yu, Z., Aug 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 261, p. 306-312 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromolaena
Microwaves
Soybeans
pyrolysis
soybean
6 Citations

Fast microwave-assisted ex-catalytic co-pyrolysis of bamboo and polypropylene for bio-oil production

Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., Duan, D., Ruan, R. R., Fan, L., Zhou, Y., Dai, L., Lv, J. & Liu, Y., Feb 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 69-75 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Polypropylenes
bamboo
oil production
pyrolysis

Growing Chlorella vulgaris on mixed wastewaters for biodiesel feedstock production and nutrient removal

Deng, X., Gao, K., Addy, M., Chen, P., Li, D., Zhang, R., Lu, Q., Ma, Y., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Sep 1 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 93, 9, p. 2748-2757 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorella vulgaris
Biofuels
Algae
Waste Water
Biodiesel

Hydrogenation of plasma-excited nitrogen over an alumina catalyst for ammonia synthesis

Xie, Q., Zhuge, S., Song, X., Lu, M., Ruan, R. R., Nie, Y. & Ji, J., Aug 9 2018, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 43, 32, p. 14885-14891 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
ammonia
Ammonia
Alumina
4 Citations

Hydrothermal pretreatment of bamboo sawdust using microwave irradiation

Dai, L., He, C., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Yu, Z., Zhou, Y., Duan, D., Fan, L. & Zhao, Y., Jan 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 247, p. 234-241 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Microwave irradiation
bamboo
residence time
2 Citations

Improving hydrocarbon yield from catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of hemicellulose and plastic in the dual-catalyst bed of CaO and HZSM-5

Ding, K., Zhong, Z., Wang, J., Zhang, B., Fan, L., Liu, S., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Zhong, D., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Aug 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 261, p. 86-92 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
pyrolysis
Plastics
Xylans
Linear low density polyethylenes

Improving hydrocarbon yield via catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of biomass and plastic over ceria and HZSM-5: An analytical pyrolyzer analysis

Ding, K., He, A., Zhong, D., Fan, L., Liu, S., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P., Lei, H. & Ruan, R., Nov 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 268, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerium compounds
Hydrocarbons
pyrolysis
Low density polyethylenes
Biomass
5 Citations

In-situ and ex-situ catalytic upgrading of vapors from microwave-assisted pyrolysis of lignin

Fan, L., Chen, P., Zhou, N., Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Omar, M. M., Peng, P., Addy, M., Cheng, Y. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 247, p. 851-858 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
pyrolysis
lignin
Phenols
Pyrolysis
1 Citations

In situ plasma-assisted atmospheric nitrogen fixation using water and spray-type jet plasma

Peng, P., Chen, P. L., Addy, M. M., Cheng, Y., Zhang, Y., Anderson, E., Zhou, N., Schiappacasse, C., Hatzenbeller, R., Fan, L., Liu, S., Chen, D., Liu, J., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2018, In : Chemical Communications. 54, 23, p. 2886-2889 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen fixation
Plasma jets
Nitrogen Compounds
Plasmas
Nitrogen compounds
3 Citations

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

Duan, D., Ruan, R. R., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Dai, L., Zhao, Y., Zhou, Y. & Wu, Q., Mar 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 251, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
Alkalies
pyrolysis
lignin
Pyrolysis
4 Citations

Microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of soybean straw and soapstock for bio-oil production using SiC ceramic foam catalyst

Wang, Y., Jiang, L., Dai, L., Yu, Z., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. R., Fu, G., Zhou, Y., Fan, L., Duan, D. & Zhao, Y., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 133, p. 76-81 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceramic foams
Straw
Hydrocarbons
Oils
Pyrolysis

Microwave-assisted catalytic pyrolysis of Chinese tallow kernel oil for aromatic production in a downdraft reactor

Yu, Z., Wang, Y., Jiang, L., Dai, L., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. R., Duan, D., Zhou, Y., Fan, L., Zhao, Y. & Zou, R., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 133, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Silicon carbide
Catalysts
1 Citations

Microwave-assisted co-pyrolysis of brown coal and corn stover for oil production

Zhang, Y., Fan, L., Liu, S., Zhou, N., Ding, K., Peng, P., Anderson, E., Addy, M., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y., Li, B., Snyder, J., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jul 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 259, p. 461-464 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corn Oil
Coal
Lignite
lignite
oil production
2 Citations

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

Duan, D., Ruan, R. R., Lei, H., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Dai, L., Wu, Q. & Zhang, S., Jun 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 258, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
pyrolysis
lignin
Oils
Pyrolysis

Microwave-Assisted Pyrolysis as an Alternative to Vacuum Distillation for Methyl Ester Recovery from Biodiesel Vacuum Distillation Bottoms

Anderson, E., Zhou, J., Fan, L., Liu, S., Zhou, N., Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
distillation
Distillation
pyrolysis

Microwave puffing assisted extraction of polysaccharides from Dendrobium devonianum

Li, T., Li, Y., Peng, J., Xie, Q., Ruan, R. & Huang, X., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 42, 2, e13490.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dendrobium
puffing
Polysaccharides
Microwaves
polysaccharides
1 Citations

Multi-scale investigation of the formation and properties of high-grade rutile TiO2 from titanium slags using microwave heating

Chen, G., Pu, J., Chen, J., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R. R., Jun 6 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 6, 171858.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwaves
Titanium
Heating
Powder Diffraction
Raman Spectrum Analysis

New Insight into the Mechanism of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction on MoP(001) from First Principles

Zhang, Y., Lei, H., Duan, D., Villota, E., Liu, C. & Ruan, R., Jun 20 2018, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 10, 24, p. 20429-20439 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen
Catalysts
Molybdenum
Activation energy
Energy barriers
10 Citations

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

Flavors
Bread
Starch
breads
nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
1 Citations

Oil production from microwave-assisted pyrolysis of a low rank American brown coal

Zhang, Y., Liu, S., Fan, L., Zhou, N., Mubashar Omar, M., Peng, P., Anderson, E., Addy, M., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y., Li, B., Snyder, J., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Mar 1 2018, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 159, p. 76-84 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignite
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Heating
Feedstocks

Preparation of synthetic rutile from high titanium slag using microwave heating

Zheng, X., Chen, G., Chen, J., Peng, J., Srinivasakannan, C. & Ruan, R. R., Mar 4 2018, In : Phase Transitions. 91, 3, p. 308-315 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave heating
slags
Titanium
rutile
roasting

Progress in applications and synthesis of noble metal nanoparticles over polysaccharides

Liu, Y., Peng, H., Yuan, L., Liu, Y. H. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 20 2018, In : Xiandai Huagong/Modern Chemical Industry. 38, 1, p. 44-48 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Metal nanoparticles
Polysaccharides
Precious metals
2 Citations

Properties and pyrolysis behavior of moso bamboo sawdust after microwave-assisted acid pretreatment

Wang, Y., Duan, D., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. R., Fu, G., Dai, L., Zhou, Y., Yu, Z., Wu, Q. & Zeng, Z., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 129, p. 86-92 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Acids

Silicon carbide foam supported ZSM-5 composite catalyst for microwave-assisted pyrolysis of biomass

Zhou, N., Liu, S., Zhang, Y., Fan, L., Cheng, Y., Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Nov 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 267, p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foam
Silicon carbide
pyrolysis
silicon
Foams