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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
13 Citations (Scopus)

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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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
6 Citations (Scopus)
Plastic films
Agricultural wastes
Biofuels
Multicarrier modulation
Hydrocarbons
2 Citations (Scopus)
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
Water
6 Citations (Scopus)

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 others, Ruan, R. R., Aug 1 2018, In : Engineering. 4, 4, p. 574-580 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Liquids
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Wastewater
Waste utilization
14 Citations (Scopus)

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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
6 Citations (Scopus)
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Fluidized beds
Biomass
Pyrolysis
6 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic fast pyrolysis of bamboo sawdust via a two-step bench scale bubbling fluidized bed/fixed bed reactor: Study on synergistic effect of alkali metal oxides and HZSM-5

Wang, J., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Deng, A., Hao, N., Meng, X., Ben, H., Ruan, R. R. & Ragauskas, A. J., Nov 15 2018, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 176, p. 287-298 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Alkali metals
Fluidized beds
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of additional zinc ions on the growth, biochemical composition and photosynthetic performance from Spirulina platensis

Zhou, T., Wang, J., Zheng, H., Wu, X., Wang, Y., Liu, M., Xiang, S., Cao, L., Ruan, R. R. & Liu, Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 269, p. 285-291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spirulina
biochemical composition
Zinc
zinc
Ions
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Conversion of biomass to hydrocarbon-rich bio-oil via microwave-assisted catalytic pyrolysis: A review

Yunpu, W., Zhang, S., Yu, Z., Jiang, L., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. R. & Fu, G., Jan 1 2018, In : China Petroleum Processing and Petrochemical Technology. 20, 3, p. 7-16 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Oils
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
20 Citations (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 132, p. 211-216 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Biomass
Ashes

Correction: In situ plasma-assisted atmospheric nitrogen fixation using water and spray-type jet plasma(Chemical Communications (2018) 54 (2886–2889) DOI: 10.1039/C8CC00697K)

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, 89, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Nitrogen fixation
Plasma jets
Plasmas
Water
Communication
11 Citations (Scopus)

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
8 Citations (Scopus)

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
13 Citations (Scopus)

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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of high-pressure homogenization on the extraction of sulforaphane from broccoli (Brassica oleracea) seeds

Xing, J. J., Cheng, Y., Chen, P. L., Shan, L., Ruan, R. R., Li, D. & Wang, L. J., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Powder Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seed
Particle size
sulforafan
Particle size analysis
Cells
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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
2 Citations (Scopus)

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
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

pyrolysis
soybean
Oils
Pyrolysis
Vapors
11 Citations (Scopus)

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
9 Citations (Scopus)

From glucose-based carbohydrates to phenol-rich bio-oils integrated with syngas production via catalytic pyrolysis over an activated carbon catalyst

Zhang, Y., Lei, H., Yang, Z., Duan, D., Villota, E. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2018, In : Green Chemistry. 20, 14, p. 3346-3358 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Phenols
Carbohydrates
Phenol
Activated carbon
pyrolysis
4 Citations (Scopus)

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
16 Citations (Scopus)

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
24 Citations (Scopus)

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
Xylans
Linear low density polyethylenes
Pyrolysis
7 Citations (Scopus)

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
22 Citations (Scopus)

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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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
15 Citations (Scopus)

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
14 Citations (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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., Nov 5 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 11, p. 14348-14355 8 p.

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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-scale investigation of the formation and properties of high-grade rutile TiO 2 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
11 Citations (Scopus)

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

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
12 Citations (Scopus)

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

Preface - 1st International Conference on Bioresource Technology for Bioenergy, Bioproducts & Environmental Sustainability (BIORESTEC)

Pandey, A., Lee, D. J., Mohan, S. V. & Ruan, R. R., Dec 1 2018, In : Renewable Energy. 129, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conference proceeding
bioenergy
biotechnology
sustainability
2 Citations (Scopus)

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