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16 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 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., Duan, D., Zhou, Y., Fan, L., Zhao, Y. & Zou, R., Aug 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
7 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 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., Lei, H., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Dai, L., Wu, Q. & Zhang, S., Jun 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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Microwaves
Titanium
Heating
Powder Diffraction
Raman Spectrum Analysis
15 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., Dec 2018, In : Renewable Energy. 129, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

conference proceeding
bioenergy
biotechnology
sustainability
3 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
11 Citations (Scopus)

Production of bio-oil from agricultural waste by using a continuous fast microwave pyrolysis system

Wang, Y., Zeng, Z., Tian, X., Dai, L., Jiang, L., Zhang, S., Wu, Q., Wen, P., Fu, G., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Dec 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 269, p. 162-168 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agricultural wastes
pyrolysis
Straw
Oils
Pyrolysis

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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Wang, Y., Duan, D., Liu, Y., Ruan, R. R., Fu, G., Dai, L., Zhou, Y., Yu, Z., Wu, Q. & Zeng, Z., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 129, p. 86-92 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sawdust
Bamboo
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Acids
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foam
Silicon carbide
pyrolysis
silicon
Foams
2 Citations (Scopus)

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. R., Apr 2018, In : Bioresource Technology. 253, p. 188-196 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

proteomics
Poisons
sludge
Proteins
protein
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
biofuel
Wastewater treatment
Economics
economics

微波快速催化热解生物质制备富烃燃油的研究进展

Translated title of the contribution: Review of microwave-assisted catalytic fast pyrolysis of biomass to make hydrocarbon-rich fuelWang, Y. P., Wu, Q. H., Zeng, Z. H., Hu, Y. Q., Liu, Y. H., Roger, R., Fu, G. M., Zhang, H. B., Zhang, Z. L., Zhang, S. M. & Yang, X. H., Mar 20 2018, In : Xiandai Huagong/Modern Chemical Industry. 38, 3, p. 23-27 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Hydrocarbons
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Catalysts
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)

A continuous flocculants-free electrolytic flotation system for microalgae harvesting

Luo, S., Griffith, R., Li, W., Peng, P., Cheng, Y., Chen, P. L., Addy, M. M., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. 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
6 Citations (Scopus)

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
18 Citations (Scopus)

An overview of a novel concept in biomass pyrolysis: microwave irradiation

Zhang, X., Rajagopalan, K., Lei, H., Ruan, R. R. & Sharma, B. K., Jan 1 2017, In : Sustainable Energy and Fuels. 1, 8, p. 1664-1699 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Microwave irradiation
Biomass
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Microwave heating
48 Citations (Scopus)

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
3 Citations (Scopus)

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., Aug 2017, In : Journal of Food Process Engineering. 40, 4, e12504.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electric field
Disinfection
inactivation
Electric fields
Food
50 Citations (Scopus)

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
51 Citations (Scopus)

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
29 Citations (Scopus)

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
15 Citations (Scopus)

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
41 Citations (Scopus)

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
12 Citations (Scopus)

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
48 Citations (Scopus)

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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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
27 Citations (Scopus)

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
16 Citations (Scopus)
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
29 Citations (Scopus)
Zeolites
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Alkalies
Pyrolysis
38 Citations (Scopus)

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
31 Citations (Scopus)

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
18 Citations (Scopus)

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
60 Citations (Scopus)

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
21 Citations (Scopus)

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
4 Citations (Scopus)

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 2017, In : Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 11, 2, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Breweries
Beer
Algae
Wastewater
Lipids

Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Based on Bamboo Hemicellulose

Peng, H., Liu, Y., Zhang, J., Zheng, H. & Ruan, R., Nov 25 2017, In : Cailiao Daobao/Materials Review. 31, 11, p. 35-42 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Silver
Nanoparticles
Glucose
hemicellulose
31 Citations (Scopus)

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. M., Lu, Q., Ren, H. Y., Chen, P. L., Liu, Y. H. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 243, p. 417-425 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Manures
Nutrients
manure
Biomass
17 Citations (Scopus)

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
19 Citations (Scopus)

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
8 Citations (Scopus)

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
16 Citations (Scopus)

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 2017, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 127, p. 246-257 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kerogen
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Petrochemicals
Carbon
17 Citations (Scopus)

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