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9 Citations (Scopus)

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: Contribution to journalReview article

Biofuels
Biodiesel
Sulfur
sulfur
distillation
3 Citations (Scopus)

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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonium Compounds
Wastewater treatment
Nitrogen
ammonium
nitrogen
24 Citations (Scopus)

Atmospheric Pressure Ammonia Synthesis Using Non-thermal Plasma Assisted Catalysis

Peng, P., Li, Y., Cheng, Y., Deng, S., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing. 36, 5, p. 1201-1210 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
Catalysis
Atmospheric pressure
catalysis
ammonia
11 Citations (Scopus)

Bioactive peptides derived from traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese food: A review

Liu, M., Wang, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R. R., Nov 1 2016, In : Food Research International. 89, p. 63-73 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chinese Traditional Medicine
medicine
peptides
Food
Peptides
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bioremoval and recovery of metal ions by growing microalgae and via microwave assisted pyrolysis

Cheng, Y., Wang, W., Hua, W., Liu, W., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Jun 1 2016, In : International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 25, 2, p. 193-204 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microalgae
pyrolysis
Microwaves
microalgae
metal ions
4 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of mushroom waste and waste oil to promote the formation of aromatics

Wang, J., Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Ding, K., Xie, Q. & Ruan, R., Dec 1 2016, In : Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy. 18, 8, p. 2701-2708 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mushroom
pyrolysis
Oils
Pyrolysis
hydrocarbon
11 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic pyrolysis of waste tire to produce valuable aromatic hydrocarbons: An analytical Py-GC/MS study

Ding, K., Zhong, Z., Zhang, B., Wang, J., Min, A. & Ruan, R., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 122, p. 55-63 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons
Tires
Pyrolysis
Gases
40 Citations (Scopus)

Comprehensive techno-economic analysis of wastewater-based algal biofuel production: A case study

Xin, C., Addy, M. M., Zhao, J., Cheng, Y., Cheng, S., Mu, D., Liu, Y., Ding, R., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jul 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 211, p. 584-593 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Economic analysis
economic analysis
biofuel
Wastewater
34 Citations (Scopus)

Cultivation of Chlorella vulgaris in wastewater with waste glycerol: Strategies for improving nutrients removal and enhancing lipid production

Ma, X., Zheng, H., Addy, M. M., Anderson, E., Liu, Y., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., May 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 207, p. 252-261 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glycerol
Lipids
Nutrients
Wastewater
lipid

Current status and prospects of biodiesel production from microalgae

Wu, X., Ruan, R. R., Du, Z. & Liu, Y., Apr 19 2016, Advances in Biofuel Production: Algae and Aquatic Plants. CRC Press, p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Biofuels

Dynamic model in salting process of duck egg with ultrasonic pretreatment

Xiangyang, L., Siqi, L., Yiping, L., Nanhui, Y., Jia, W. & Ruan, R. R., Jun 1 2016, In : International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 25, 2, p. 114-120 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

duck eggs
salting
Ducks
Ultrasonics
dynamic models
11 Citations (Scopus)
Waste incineration
Anaerobic digestion
Biofuels
Biodiesel
incineration
11 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of alkaline and high-pressure homogenization on the extraction of phenolic acids from potato peels

Zhu, X., Cheng, Y., Chen, P., Peng, P., Liu, S., Li, D. & Ruan, R., Oct 1 2016, In : Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 37, p. 91-97 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solanum tuberosum
homogenization
phenolic acids
potatoes
Pressure
6 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of unsaturation degree on microwave-assisted pyrolysis of fatty acid salts

Wang, Y., Dai, L., Shan, S., Zeng, Q., Fan, L., Liu, Y., Ruan, R., Zhao, Y. & Zhou, Y., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 120, p. 247-251 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fatty acids
Pyrolysis
Fatty Acids
Salts
Microwaves
7 Citations (Scopus)

Electrochemical evaluation of LiZnxMn2-xO4 (x≤0.10) cathode material synthesized by solution combustion method

Xu, W., Li, Q., Guo, J., Bai, H., Su, C. W., Ruan, R. & Peng, J., Apr 1 2016, In : Ceramics International. 42, 5, p. 5693-5698 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cathodes
Doping (additives)
Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
X ray diffraction analysis
Cyclic voltammetry
4 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced Harvesting of Chlorella vulgaris Using Combined Flocculants

Ma, X., Zheng, H., Zhou, J., Liu, Y., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Oct 1 2016, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 180, 4, p. 791-804 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chlorella vulgaris
Prostaglandins A
Flocculation
Lime
Biomass
66 Citations (Scopus)

Fast microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of corn stover and scum for bio-oil production with CaO and HZSM-5 as the catalyst

Liu, S., Xie, Q., Zhang, B., Cheng, Y., Liu, Y., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Mar 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 204, p. 164-170 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oil production
pyrolysis
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Oils
Pyrolysis
11 Citations (Scopus)

Glycerin esterification of scum derived free fatty acids for biodiesel production

Anderson, E. A., Addy, M. M., Xie, Q., Ma, H., Liu, Y., Cheng, Y., Onuma, N., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 200, p. 153-160 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Esterification
Biodiesel
Glycerol
Fatty acids
7 Citations (Scopus)

Green synthesis and stability evaluation of Ag nanoparticles using bamboo hemicellulose

Peng, H., Liu, Y., Peng, W., Zhang, J. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2016, In : BioResources. 11, 1, p. 385-399 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
bamboo
Particle size
particle size
Nanoparticles
26 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrocarbon fuel production from soapstone through fast microwave-assisted pyrolysis using microwave absorbent

Wang, Y., Dai, L., Wang, R., Fan, L., Liu, Y., Xie, Q. & Ruan, R., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 119, p. 251-258 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrocarbons
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Alkanes
Paraffins
5 Citations (Scopus)

Microbial hydrolysis and fermentation of rice straw for ethanol production

Wu, X., Zhang, J., Xu, E., Liu, Y., Cheng, Y., Addy, M. M., Zhou, J., Griffith, R., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Sep 15 2016, In : Fuel. 180, p. 679-686 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Straw
Fermentation
Hydrolysis
Ethanol
Lignin
26 Citations (Scopus)

Mitigating ammonia nitrogen deficiency in dairy wastewaters for algae cultivation

Lu, Q., Zhou, W., Min, M., Ma, X., Ma, Y., Chen, P., Zheng, H., Doan, Y. T. T., Liu, H., Chen, C., Urriola, P. E., Shurson, G. C. & Ruan, R., Feb 1 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 201, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dairies
Algae
Ammonia
Wastewater
Nitrogen
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preparation and Characterization of ZrO2 Polycrystalline Ceramic Foam Catalyst for Production of Biodiesel

Wang, Y. P., Liu, Y. H., Ruan, R., Liu, S. T., Wen, P. W. & Wan, Y. Q., Oct 2 2016, In : Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry. 46, 10, p. 1506-1512 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ceramic foams
Biofuels
foams
ceramics
catalysts

Preparation of fuel from co-pyrolysis of waste vegetable oil and waste polyethylene plastics

Wang, Y., Huang, Y., Dai, L., Ruan, R. R., Liu, Y. & Wang, X., Jan 25 2016, In : Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of the Chinese Society for Agricultural Machinery. 47, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Oils
Vegetable oils
pyrolysis
Polyethylene
Hydrocarbons

Research on technology of activated carbon preparation for Caragana korshinskii Kom by chemical method

Luo, D., Fan, Y., Lai, Z., Ruan, R. R., Liu, Y. & Lin, X., Sep 28 2016, In : Taiyangneng Xuebao/Acta Energiae Solaris Sinica. 37, 9, p. 2243-2250 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

activated carbon
Activated carbon
Carbon
Ashes
Iodine
48 Citations (Scopus)

Review of microwave-assisted lignin conversion for renewable fuels and chemicals

Yunpu, W., Leilei, D., Liangliang, F., Shaoqi, S., Yuhuan, L. & Ruan, R. R., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis. 119, p. 104-113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Lignin
Microwaves
Pyrolysis
Biomass
Microwave heating

Studies on technology of CSF flocculation for microalgae

Chen, X., Lin, X., Wang, J., Shen, Y., Ruan, R. R. & Liu, M., Sep 30 2016, In : Journal of Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology. 16, 9, p. 151-156 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microalgae
Flocculation
flocculation
microalgae
Technology
4 Citations (Scopus)
Dehydration
glucose
dehydration
Glucose
catalysts
1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of a starch-based cationic flocculant for microalgae harvesting

Cheng, Y., Hua, W., Liu, W. H., Wang, W. Q., Ye, X., Li, L., Chen, P. L. & Ruan, R. R., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering. 9, 3, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flocculants
Microalgae
Starch
microalgae
starch
38 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of municipal solid and liquid wastes for bioenergy and bioproducts production

Chen, P., Xie, Q., Addy, M., Zhou, W., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Cheng, Y., Li, K. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Bioresource Technology. 215, p. 163-172 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bioenergy
municipal solid waste
combustion
Waste utilization
Waste treatment
1 Citation (Scopus)

Yeast as a Bioremediation Nanoparticle Agent in Piggery-Digested Wastewater Treatment

Liu, J., Song, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., May 1 2016, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 33, 5, p. 317-323 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bioremediation
bioremediation
Wastewater treatment
Yeast
yeast
2015

Bio-flocculation of microalgae: Status and prospects

Zhou, W., Ruan, R. & Wang, J., Nov 1 2015, In : Current Biotechnology. 4, 4, p. 448-456 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microalgae
Flocculation
Biomass
Algae
Plant extracts
73 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of biomass and food waste to produce aromatics: Analytical Py-GC/MS study

Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Min, M., Ding, K., Xie, Q. & Ruan, R., Aug 1 2015, In : Bioresource Technology. 189, p. 30-35 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gas chromatography
pyrolysis
Mass spectrometry
Hydrogen
gas chromatography

Design and application of high efficiency low tar biomass gasifier

Wang, Y., Liu, Y., Wang, Y., Zhu, P., Ruan, R. & Wan, Y., Dec 1 2015, In : International Agricultural Engineering Journal. 24, 4, p. 104-109 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tars
Tar
Biomass
Gases
gases
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of extraction conditions on the characteristics of ethanol organosolv lignin from bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens mazel)

Fan, L., Ruan, R., Liu, Y., Wang, Y. & Tu, C., Nov 1 2015, In : BioResources. 10, 4, p. 7998-8013 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bamboo
Lignin
bamboo
lignin
ethanol
55 Citations (Scopus)

Fast microwave-assisted catalytic co-pyrolysis of microalgae and scum for bio-oil production

Xie, Q., Addy, M., Liu, S., Zhang, B., Cheng, Y., Wan, Y., Li, Y., Liu, Y., Lin, X., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Nov 15 2015, In : Fuel. 160, p. 577-582 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Catalysts
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fungal Pretreatment of Effluent From Piggery Anaerobic Digestion by Phanerochaete chrysosporium

Liu, J., Song, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Clean - Soil, Air, Water. 43, 8, p. 1190-1196 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anaerobic digestion
Effluents
effluent
Biofuels
biofuel
42 Citations (Scopus)

Growing Chlorella sp. on meat processing wastewater for nutrient removal and biomass production

Lu, Q., Zhou, W., Min, M., Ma, X., Chandra, C., Doan, Y. T. T., Ma, Y., Zheng, H., Cheng, S., Griffith, R., Chen, P., Chen, C., Urriola, P. E., Shurson, G. C., Gislerød, H. R. & Ruan, R., Dec 1 2015, In : Bioresource Technology. 198, p. 189-197 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meats
meat
Nutrients
Biomass
Wastewater
11 Citations (Scopus)

Lipid Production of Heterotrophic Chlorella sp. from Hydrolysate Mixtures of Lipid-Extracted Microalgal Biomass Residues and Molasses

Zheng, H., Ma, X., Gao, Z., Wan, Y., Min, M., Zhou, W., Li, Y., Liu, Y., Huang, H., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Oct 30 2015, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 177, 3, p. 662-674 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molasses
Chlorella
Biomass
Lipids
Sugars
72 Citations (Scopus)
oil production
pyrolysis
Chemical vapor deposition
Oils
Biomass
9 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling moisture migration in a multi-domain food system: Application to storage of a sandwich system

Gulati, T., Datta, A. K., Doona, C. J., Ruan, R. R. & Feeherry, F. E., Oct 1 2015, In : Food Research International. 76, p. 427-438 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bread
sandwiches
breads
Chickens
chickens
1 Citation (Scopus)

Monitoring the quality of kelp fresh noodles during the storage using the low-field NMR

Li, Y., Lin, X., Wu, J., Li, D. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology. 15, 5, p. 254-260 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kelp
noodles
macroalgae
nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Non-Thermal Pasteurization of Milk Using CHIEF Technology

Deng, S., Chen, P., Li, Y., Ma, X., Cheng, Y., Lin, X., Metzger, L. & Ruan, R., May 29 2015, Emerging Dairy Processing Technologies: Opportunities for the Dairy Industry. Wiley Blackwell, p. 251-266 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pasteurization
concentrated milk
electric field
pasteurization
Milk
8 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of growth conditions toward two-stage cultivation for lipid production of chlorella vulgaris

Liu, J., Song, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Nov 1 2015, In : Environmental Progress and Sustainable Energy. 34, 6, p. 1801-1807 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipids
Productivity
lipid
productivity
Nitrogen
16 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing anti-coking abilities of zeolites by ethylene diamine tetraacetie acid modification on catalytic fast pyrolysis of corn stalk

Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Song, Z., Ding, K., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Dec 30 2015, In : Journal of Power Sources. 300, p. 87-94 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
corn
Diamines
Coking
ethylenediamine

Preparation of renewable fuel from saponificated china tallow oil by fast pyrolysis reaction assisted with microwave

Wang, Y. P., Cheng, F. Y., Liu, Y. H., Ruan, R. S., Liu, Y. Y., Ma, W., Yang, Q. & Huang, Y. N., Oct 28 2015, In : Chemistry and Industry of Forest Products. 35, 5, p. 53-57 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tallow
pyrolysis
Oils
Pyrolysis
Microwaves
24 Citations (Scopus)

Process development for scum to biodiesel conversion

Bi, C. H., Min, M., Nie, Y., Xie, Q. L., Lu, Q., Deng, X. Y., Anderson, E., Li, D., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jun 1 2015, In : Bioresource Technology. 185, p. 185-193 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Biodiesel
acid
environmental issue
ester
18 Citations (Scopus)

Reducing coke formation in the catalytic fast pyrolysis of bio-derived furan with surface modified HZSM-5 catalysts

Zhang, B., Zhong, Z., Xie, Q., Chen, P. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2015, In : RSC Advances. 5, 69, p. 56286-56292 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coke
Pyrolysis
Carbon Monoxide
Catalysts
Acids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of humic acid from composted hog waste by the white-rot fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium

Liu, J., Song, Y., Ruan, R. R. & Liu, Y., Jan 1 2015, In : Water Science and Technology. 72, 1, p. 92-98 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fungi
humic acid
fungus
Effluents
effluent
10 Citations (Scopus)

Single-step synthesis of DME from syngas on CuZnAl-zeolite bifunctional catalysts: The influence of zeolite type

Xie, Q., Chen, P., Peng, P., Liu, S., Peng, P., Zhang, B., Cheng, Y., Wan, Y., Liu, Y. & Ruan, R., Jan 1 2015, In : RSC Advances. 5, 33, p. 26301-26307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zeolites
Catalysts
Catalyst selectivity
Carbon Monoxide
Pore structure