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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

Microalgae
Fungal Spores
Fungi
Spores
Glucose

Adsorption of AgNO3 onto bamboo hemicelluloses in aqueous medium

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silver compounds
Atomic emission spectroscopy
Bamboo
Metal nanoparticles
Ultraviolet visible spectroscopy
2 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
2 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
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. & 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
1 Citations

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
1 Citations
Plastic films
Agricultural wastes
Biofuels
Multicarrier modulation
Hydrocarbons
Oil sand refining
Flood insurance
Mesoporous materials
Microwave heating
Reusability

Breakthrough Technologies for the Biorefining of Organic Solid and Liquid Wastes

Chen, P. , Anderson, E. , Addy, M. , Zhang, R. , Cheng, Y. , Peng, P. , Ma, Y. , Fan, L. , Zhang, Y. , Lu, Q. , Liu, S. , Zhou, N. , Deng, X. , Zhou, W. , Omar, M. , Griffith, R. , Kabir, F. , Lei, H. , Wang, Y. , Liu, Y. & 1 others Ruan, 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

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Depolymerization
Microwave heating
Liquid chromatography
Accessories
Gel permeation chromatography
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Fluidized beds
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Alcohols

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
1 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

Oil sand refining
Sodium compounds
Poultry
Chemical compounds
Microwave heating
1 Citations

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

Wang, Y., Wu, Q., Duan, D., Zhang, Y., Ruan, 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

Oil sand refining
Sawdust
Bamboo
Accessories
bamboo
1 Citations

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

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

Xin, C., Zhao, J., Ruan, 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

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. & 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. 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. Jan 5 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Drying Technology. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave generation
Enzyme kinetics
Microwave heating
slags
Chemical stability

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., 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

Oil sand refining
pyrolysis
soybean
Pyrolysis
Vapors
4 Citations

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

Zhao, Y., Wang, Y., Duan, D., Ruan, 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

Polypropylenes
Microwaves
Oils
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Temperature

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
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., 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
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
1 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

Flood insurance
Accessories
pyrolysis
Intake systems
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
4 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., 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

Lignin
Alkalies
Microwaves
Acids
Phenols
1 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., 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

Oil sand refining
Flood insurance
Ceramic foams
Straw
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., 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

Oil sand refining
Pyrolysis
Electric autotransformers
Microwaves
Silicon carbide

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
1 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., 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
Microwaves
Oils
Gasoline
Trout

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

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. Jun 6 2018 In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 6, 171858

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microwave heating
Titanium
Slags
X ray powder diffraction
Raman spectroscopy

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

Intake systems
Hydrogen
Accessories
Catalysts
Activation energy
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. Mar 4 2018 In : Phase Transitions. 91, 3, p. 308-315 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oxide minerals
Iron compounds
iron compounds
Microwave heating
slags

Progress in applications and synthesis of noble metal nanoparticles over polysaccharides

Liu, Y., Peng, H., Yuan, L., Liu, Y. H. & Ruan, R. S. 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
Information services
2 Citations

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

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. & Ruan, R. Nov 1 2018 In : Bioresource Technology. 267, p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foam
Silicon carbide
pyrolysis
silicon
Foams
1 Citations

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