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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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Microwave heating
Titanium
Powders
Slags
Sulfates

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

wastewater
nitrogen
carbon
biomass
nutrient removal

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

manure
recycling
alga
productivity
harvest
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bamboo
residence time
irradiation
sawdust
microwave

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lignin
Pyrolysis
Vapors
Microwaves
pyrolysis

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Acids

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biofuel
economics
wastewater treatment plant
Biofuels
Wastewater treatment
2017
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

flotation
flocculant
Flotation
harvest
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Waste utilization
Anaerobic digestion
Manures
Animals
Vacuum
7 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. Apr 1 2017 In : Bioresource Technology. 230, p. 112-121 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

pyrolysis
biomass
chemical
microwave
Biomass
4 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Carbon dioxide
Carbon
Biofuels
Microorganisms
Screening
7 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

pyrolysis
lignin
oil
parameter
effect
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

vegetable oil
pyrolysis
hydrocarbon
catalyst
alkane
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bamboo
Lubricating oils
Phenols
Pyrolysis
Condensation reactions

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

alga
Algae
vegetable
Vegetables
ammonia
6 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Calorific value
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pasteurization
Fluid mechanics
Electric fields
Heat transfer
Liquids
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Bamboo
Tires
Olefins
Pyrolysis
Liquids
Photobioreactors
Glycerol
Nutrients
Biomass
Wastewater
wastewater
product
test
laboratory
Biofuels

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: Research - peer-reviewReview 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

citrus peels
homogenization
Fibers
Citrus
Pressure
2 Citations
Zeolites
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Alkalies
Pyrolysis
Aromatic hydrocarbons
3 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Feedstocks
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
pyrolysis
microwave
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

pyrolysis
lignin
heating
oil
microwave
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Low density polyethylenes
Pyrolysis
Vapors
Microwaves
Temperature
8 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lignin
Polyethylene
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Straw
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Breweries
Beer
Carbon Monoxide
Algae
Wastewater
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Manures
Nutrients
Biomass
manure
2 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Biogas
Straw
Sustainable development
Raw materials
Filling stations
3 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biofuel
liquefaction
life cycle
nutrient
analysis
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Depolymerization
Formic acid
Lignin
Ethanol
Microwaves

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Kerogen
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Temperature
Petrochemicals
2 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Tires
Oils
Pyrolysis
1 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Tires
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
2 Citations
Zeolites
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Chenopodium ambrosioides
cyclohexenes
cyclohexanes
glycols
polyols
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
biochar
pyrolysis

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Silver
Nanoparticles
Electron beams
Irradiation
Direction compound
1 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. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonia
low pressure
catalysts
synthesis
Ammonia

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Thin layer chromatography
Structural analysis
thin layer chromatography
phosphatidylcholines
methodology

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Titanium
Slags
Microwaves
Oxygen
Heating

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cooking
Zeolites
Oils
Acids
Hierarchical systems
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

tea
oil production
pyrolysis
oil
temperature
2016
6 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Economic analysis
Wastewater treatment
Life cycle
Biodiesel
3 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: Research - peer-reviewReview article

Biofuels
Sulfur
Biodiesel
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonium
nitrogen
removal
wastewater treatment
Ammonium Compounds