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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

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
20 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
11 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
10 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
9 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
4 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.

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vegetable oil
pyrolysis
hydrocarbon
catalyst
alkane
9 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
11 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
2 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
2 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
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
5 Citations
Zeolites
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Alkalies
Pyrolysis
10 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
8 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
18 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
9 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
6 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
6 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
2 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
4 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
6 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
5 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
7 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
9 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
3 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
2 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
2016
7 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
10 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
1 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. 2016 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Food Process Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric field
Disinfection
inactivation
Electric fields
Food
1 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

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
2 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
15 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

Biofuels
Economic analysis
economic analysis
biofuel
Wastewater
22 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

Glycerol
Lipids
Nutrients
Wastewater
lipid