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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., Wang, J., Liu, J., Chen, P., Ruan, R. & Zhou, W. Jul 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 259, p. 181-190 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ore pellets
Magnetometers
Algae
Fungi
spore
1 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
1 Citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Low temperature production
Nitrogen fixation
Fuel storage
Kinetic theory
chemical industry

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 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 250, p. 910-921 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofuels
Biogas
biogas
Developing countries
developing world
3 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., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. Feb 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 479-486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breweries
Nutrients
Biomass
Wastewater
Nitrogen

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

Cao, L. P., Wang, J. J., Zhou, T., Ruan, R. & Liu, Y. H. Mar 6 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Applied biochemistry and biotechnology. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Immobilization
Peptide Hydrolases
Lignin
Reheat cycle
Plastic films
Agricultural wastes
Biofuels
Multicarrier modulation
Hydrocarbons
Oil sand refining
Flood insurance
Mesoporous materials
Microwave heating
Reusability
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

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 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

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. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oil sand refining
Sodium compounds
Poultry
Chemical compounds
Microwave heating

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. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric autotransformers
Oil sand refining
Flood insurance
Activation analysis
Intake systems
3 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

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. & Ruan, R. May 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 256, p. 295-301 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewage sludge
pyrolysis
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Gases

Development and operation of innovative scum to biodiesel pilot-system for the treatment of floatable wastewater scum

Anderson, E., Addy, M., Chen, P. & Ruan, R. Feb 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 249, p. 1066-1068 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Wastewater
wastewater
ester

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. Jan 1 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorella vulgaris
Biofuels
Firing (of materials)
Algae
Waste Water
2 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

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

Flood insurance
Accessories
pyrolysis
Intake systems
Linear low density polyethylenes
2 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

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

Peng, P., Chen, P., Addy, 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. Jan 1 2018 In : Chemical Communications. 54, 23, p. 2886-2889 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen fixation
Intake systems
Thermistors
Plasma jets
Neodymium
1 Citations

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 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 251, p. 57-62 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

acid activation
chemical bonding
Accessories
hydrochloric acid
Hydrochloric acid

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

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

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

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

Wang, Y., Duan, D., Liu, Y., Ruan, 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

Using Chlorella vulgaris to treat toxic excess sludge extract, and identification of its response mechanism by proteomics approach

Wang, L., Wang, H., Chen, X., Xu, Y., Zhou, T., Wang, X., Lu, Q. & Ruan, R. Apr 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 253, p. 188-196 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

proteomics
Poisons
sludge
Proteins
protein

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 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 250, p. 523-531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
biofuel
Wastewater treatment
Economics
economics
2017
3 Citations

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
16 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
10 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
9 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
8 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetable oil
pyrolysis
hydrocarbon
catalyst
alkane
8 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
10 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

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. Jan 1 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Food Process Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

citrus peels
Citrus
homogenization
Powders
powders
5 Citations
Zeolites
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Alkalies
Pyrolysis
9 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
5 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
3 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
17 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
6 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