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Publications
 
Publications & Presentations
2007

October 1, 2007 to December 31, 2007

“Development of Bio photonics sensor based on laser induced fluorescence” Chan Kyu Kim, Department of Physics, Mississippi State University, Ph.D. Thesis, December 2007.

Weathers, J.B., Marvel, B.T., Srinivasan, K.K., Mago, P.J., Chamra, L.M., and Steele, W.G., “Error Propagation in Heat Release Analysis of Pilot Ignited Natural Gas Combustion.” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2007), Paper No. IMECE2007-42144, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.

Aich, S., F. Schulz, K.B. Walters, and A.R. Minerick. "Synthesis and Characterization of Cu-SiO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles.” Functional Nanoparticles and Nanocoatings on Particles-II (03D03) – Particle Technology Forum: American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Conference (AIChE); Nov.4-9 2007.

Bricka, R. Mark, Broussard, J., and Parker, Amy M., 2007. “Investigation of the Extraction and Recycle Potential of CCA Treated Wood Waste,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bricka, M. and H. Thomas. 2007. Evaluation of the recycle potential for CCA-treated wood waste using pyrolysis techniques. 2007 AIChE Annual Conference. Nov. 4-9. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bricka, R. Mark, Singletary, Monty. 2007. “Increasing the Economic Efficiency of Feedstock Used for Greenhouse Heating,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Bricka, R. Mark, 2007. “Design of a Partial Oxidation Methanol Production Plant,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Gujar, Amit C. and M. G. White, “Batch Reactor Studies of Methanol to Gasoline over H+ZSM-5”, paper 6z, Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 4-9. 2007.

Gujar, Amit C, and Mark G. White, “Batch Reactor Studies of Methanol to Gasoline over Metal Oxides Supported on H+ZSM-5”, paper 420f, Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 4-9. 2007.

Huang, G., Toghiani, H., French, W. T., Pittman, C.U., Jr., “Depolymerization of Lignocellulosic Materials”, 2007 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Nov.4-9.

Liang, K., Toghiani, H., Hernandez, R., “Supercritical CO2 Extraction of Lipids and Phospholipids from Sewage Sludge”, 2007 AIChE Annual Conference. Nov. 4-9. Salt Lake City, UT.

Liang, K., Hernandez, R., Toghiani, H., French, T., “Biodiesel from Sewage Sludge’, Toghiani, R., “Estimation of Phospholipid Solubility in Conventional Solvents and Supercritical Fluids”, 2007 AIChE Annual Conference. Nov. 4-9. Salt Lake City, UT.

Lusk, Richard D., and Bricak, R. Mark, 2007. “Design and Construction of a Cold Flow Circulating Fluidized Bed Gasifier: A Technical Overview,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

McComas, Robert, G. and Bricka, R. Mark. 2007. “Preliminary Investigation of Cellular Lipid Extraction Using Electroporation as an Enhancement Technique,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mohan, V., Hubbard, L; Gandy, J; Crosby, S.; Walters, K.B. “Selective Ester Cleavage in Phospholipids –Towards the Development of Phosphate Polymers,” American Institute of Chemical Engineering (AICHE), Salt Lake City, Utah, Nov. 4-9. 2007.

Parker, Amy M., and Bricka, R. Mark, 2007. “Evaluation of the Recycle Potential for CCA Treated Wood Waste Using Pyrolysis Techniques,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Rowe, M.D., Smith, E.M., Terrell, L.B., Walters, K.B., “Synthesis and Characterization of Renewable Copolymers: Poly(Glycerol-Fumarate) and Poly(Trimethylene-Malonate),” poster presented at the 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 4-9. 2007.

Rowe, M.D., Terrell, L.B., Smith, E.M., Walters, K.B., “Synthesis, Characterization, and Degradation of Renewable Copolymers,” poster presented at the 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 4-9.2007.

Rowe, M.D., Walters, K.B., “Synthesis, Characterization, and Degradability of Renewable Copolymers,” presented at the 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 4-9. 2007.

Sekar, A., Toghiani, R.K., Steele, P. 2007. Improvement of bio-oil stability. . American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Nov. 4-9. Salt Lake City, Utah.

Thomas, Heather, Bricka, R. Mark, Singletary, Monty, and Steele, Phil, 2007. “Life Cycle Analysis of a Renewable Lumber Preservative,” American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2007 Annual Meeting, November 4-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Mark G. White, Amit C. Gujar, Vamshi K. Guda, Qiangu Yan, Hossein Toghiani, “Reaction of Alcohols over H+ZSM-5”, paper 420 e, Annual Meeting of the AIChE, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 4-9. 2007.

Zhang, G., W.T. French, R. Hernandez, H.Toghiani, J. Carmical, W. Homes, A. Brown, and B. Baldwin. 2007. Lipid production from acid hydrolysate of lingocellulosic biomass using Rhodotorula glutinis. AIChe Annual Meeting. Salt Lake City, UT. 4-7 Nov.

Matcha, S.K. and K.R. Reddy. 2007. Derivation of reflectance algorithms and best wavebands to study N deficiency in beanery crops, castor and switchgrass. The ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, 4-8 November 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Kim, M.G., P.H. Steele, P. Bhattacharya, L.L. Ingram, Jr., C. Pittman. 2007. Fast pyrolysis of waste plastics with woody biomass. International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Oct 27 to Nov 2. Taipei, RPC.

“Fuzzy Logic Techniques Applied to a Switchgrass Ecological Site Suitability Model for the State of Mississippi.” Michele Maxson. Defense held on October 25. 2007.

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney. (Submitted). Availability and production costs of woody biomass feedstocks for bioenergy conversion in southern Mississippi. In: Proceedings, 2007 SAF National Convention. Portland, OR. October 23-27, 2007

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney. (Abstract accepted). The potential woody biomass supply for biofuel generation in Mississippi. Paper will be presented at the SAF National Convention in Portland, OR, on October 23-27, 2007.

Satyasai Kumar Matcha, 2007. Effects of Nitrogen deficiency on plant growth, leaf photosynthesis, and hyperspectral reflectance properties in Castor (Ricinus communis L.) finalized and under review (Examination date: 22 October, 2007).

Rafael Hernandez, “Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Cracking of Lipids,” Presented at Auburn University, October 10th, 2007.

Oldham, L.O., B.S. Baldwin, D.J. Lang, and M. Collins. Biofuel research efforts in Mississippi. In Carl Crozier ed. Southern Plant Nutrient Management Conference Proceedings. October 2-3, 2007. Olive Branch, MS. Publisher: The Noble Foundation.

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney.  2007.  Availability and production costs of woody biomass feedstocks for bioenergy conversion in Mississippi. Presented at the SAF 2007 National Convention, Portland, OR. October, 2007.

Rafael Hernandez and Todd French, “Conversion of Wastewater Treatment Facilities into Biorefineries” presented at National Biodiesel Board Technical Conference, October 2007, Chicago, Illinois.

July 1, 2007 to September 30, 2007

Reddy, K. R. 2007. Climate change and crop productivity: Challenges and opportunities. The Digital Biology Learning Community (DBLC), John Gresham Room, Mississippi State University Library, 11 September 2007, Mississippi State, MS, USA.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. Hydrogen production from glycerin by steam reforming over nickel catalysts. Renewable Energy, doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2007.09.005

Benson, T.J., Holmes, W.E., White, M.G., French, W.T., Alley, E.G., and *Hernandez, R., “Development of a Heterogeneous Catalytic Cracking Reactor Utilizing Online Mass Spectrometry Analysis,” Journal of Chromatography A, Accepted for Publication September 2007.

Paraschivescu, M.C., Alley, E.G., French, W.T., *Hernandez, R, and Armbrust, K., “Determination of Methanol in Biodiesel by Headspace Solid-Phase Microextraction,” Bioresource Technology, Accepted for Publication, September 2007.

Busby, David P., and C.W. Herndon. “Cost of Producing Biomass for Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production”, Poster Paper presented at Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference, Starkville, Mississippi, August 29, 2007

Busby, David P., and C.W. Herndon. “Biorefinery Production Feasibility using Lignocellulosic Biomass”, Poster Paper presented at Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference, Starkville, Mississippi, August 29, 2007

Petrolia, Dan. “Impact of the Ethanol Industry on U.S. Agriculture”, Invited Paper presented at Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference, Starkville, Mississippi, August 29, 2007

Bhattacharya, Priyanka, Steele, P., Ingram, L., and Pittman, Jr., C.U. 2007. Upgrading bio-oil by co-pyrolysis of woody biomass with selected polymers. Presented at the Mississippi State Univ. Bioenergy Conference, Mississippi State University, August 27, 2007.

Bhattacharya, P. P. Steele, K Cantrell, and L. Ingram. 2007. Improvement of bio-oil quality by removal of acids and water. Presented at the Mississippi State Univ. Bioenergy Conference, Mississippi State University, August 27, 2007.

Busby, D.P., R.D. Little, C.W. Herndon, F.M.. Epplin, B.S. Baldwin and E. Columbus. 2007. Cost of producing biomass for lignocellulosic ethanol production. First Ann Miss. State Univ. Biofuels Conf. Starkville, MS. 27 Aug.

Guda, V.K., H. Toghiani, C.U. Pittman, Jr., .U., A. Gujar, C. R. Challa, P. Steele. 2007. Catalytic upgrading of bio-oil vapor. Presented at the Mississippi State Univ. Bioenergy Conference, Mississippi State University, August 27, 2007.

Rafael Hernandez, Todd French, and Sandun Fernando, “Biodiesel: Production and Chemistry,” presented at the 1st MSU Biofuels Conference, August 27, 2007.

Horton, D.S., K.B. Homberg, J.R. Ouellette and B.S. Baldwin. 2007. Sweet sorghum as a potential energy crop in Mississippi: A preliminary study. First Ann Miss. State Univ. Biofuels Conf. Starkville, MS. 27 Aug.

Massey, W. A., S. R. Methuku, C. Igathinathane, L. O. Pordesimo, E. P. Columbus, and W. D. Batchelor. 2007. Rapid size and size distribution of ground biomass particles by image processing for biomass processing applications. Paper presented at the Mississippi State Biofuels Conference, Mississippi State, Mississippi, August 27.

D. Paul, Bridges, S. M., Burgess, S. C., French, T., Dandass, Y., and Lawrence, M. L. 2007. Draft genome sequence of biodiesel producing Oligotropha carboxidovorans OM5. Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference, Mississippi State, Mississippi.

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney.  2007.  From woody biomass to bioethanol: A feedstock evaluation for Mississippi.  Poster presented at the 2007 Biofuels Conference in Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS. August 27, 2007.

R. Pyla, and Y.-S. Jung. Application of Azotobacter vinelandii to remove acetic acid, a fermentation inhibitor, from acid hydrolysate of lignocellulosic biomass. Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference, Aug.27, 2007.

Rushing, J.B., B.S. Baldwin, and D.S. Horton. 2007. Determination of harvest regimes for giant miscanthus and switchgrass. First Ann Miss. State Univ. Biofuels Conf. Starkville, MS. 27 Aug.

Sekar, A.K., Toghiani, R.K., Steele, P. 2007. Improvement of bio-oil stability using subcritical/supercritical water treatment. Presented at the Mississippi State Univ. Bioenergy Conference, Mississippi State University, August 27, 2007

.Tripathi, M.M., E.M..Hassan, L. Ingram and P. Steele. 2007. Application of NIR spectroscopy for monitoring bio-oil polymerization. Presented at the Mississippi State University Bioenergy Conference, Mississippi State University. August 27, 2007.

White, Mark. “Syngas to Gasoline”, Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN, August 13, 2007.

White, Mark. “Syngas to Gasoline”, Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, August 1, 2007.

“Improvement of Bio-oil Stability through Treatment with Sub-and Supercritical Water”, Ananda Sekar, R. Toghiani, P. Steele, poster presentation at the 2007 MSU Biofuels Conference, August 2007

Grebner, D.L., Perez-Verdin, G., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney. 2007. Woody biomass feedstock supplies and management for bioenergy in Mississippi. Presented at the Southeast Bioenergy Conference. Jul-Aug, 2007. Tifton, GA.

F. Schulz, S. Aich, K.B. Walters, and A.R. Minerick. "Synthesis and Characterization of Cu-SiO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles.” Presentation at the Final Symposia of the NSF REU Site Chemistry - Chemical Engineering: The Bonds Between Us; 27 July 2007.

Busby, David P., Cost of Producing Lignocellulosic Biomass for the Production of Ethanol . Master of Sceince Thesis, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University, July 2007.

“Fractionation of Biomass”, presented at the 2007 REU-The Bonds Between Us Research Symposium, Andrew Katz, Ananda Sekar, R. Toghiani, July 2007.

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney. (In Prep). Availability and feasibility of woody biomass for bioethanol conversion in Mississippi. Intended for submission to Biomass and Bioenergy. July 2007.

Proctor, G., P.T. Jouben, and A.R. Minerick. "Fluorescence in Cellular Microfluidic Devices." Final Symposia of the NSF REU Site Chemistry - Chemical Engineering: The Bonds Between Us; 27 July 2007.

April 1, 2007 to June 30, 2007

Lang, D.J. and V. Temu. 2007. Effect of Mid-Season Harvest on Seed Quality of Switchgrass. IN: Proceedings American Forage Grassland Council. Alison, W. (ed). 16:99. State College, PA 24-26 June, 2007.

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney. 2007. Woody biomass inventories for biofuels use in Mississippi. Presented at the 13th International Symposium on Society of Resource Management, Park City, Utah. June 17-21, 2007.

Adhikari, S., Fernando, S., and A. Haryanto. 2007. Hydrogen Production from Renewable Alcohols over Pt and Ni Catalysts. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 17-20. Paper # 076001.

Gujar, Amit C. and M. G. White, “Reaction of Alcohols over H+ZSM-5”, North American Catalysis Society Meeting, Houston, TX (June 17-20, 2007).

Jha*, S.K and S. Fernando. 2007. Flame Temperature Analysis of Biodiesel Blends and Components. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 17-20. Paper # 076234.

Wooten, James, R., Prashanth R. Burchireddy, and Eugene P. Columbus. The Effects of Ash Content on the Burning of Biomass in a Downdraft Gasifier. Annual International Meeting of ASABE, Minneapolis, MN, June 17-20, 2007, Paper no. 076198.

Yang, Peilin, Eugene P. Columbus, James Wooten, William D. Batchelor, Prashanth R. Buchireddy, Lin Wei. Evaluation of Syngas Storage under Different Pressures and Temperatures. Annual International Meeting of ASABE, Minneapolis, MN, June 17-20, 2007, Paper no. 076199.

Singh*, A. and S. Fernando. 2007. Determination of Yield and Reaction Kinetics of Transesterification of Soybean oil using Solid Catalysts. ASABE Annual International Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. June 17-20. Paper # 076237.

Kakani, V.G., Reddy, K.R., Temperature response of C4 species big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) is modified by growing carbon dioxide concentration, Environmental and Experimental Botany (2007), doi:10.1016/j.envexpbot.2007.06.002

Mohan, V., Hubbard, L.; Crosby, S.; Walters, K.B. “Selective Ester Cleavage in Phospholipids -- Towards the Development of Phosphate Polymers,” presented National Polymer Graduate Research Conference sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Polymer Chemistry, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge TN, June 2007.

Rowe, M.D.; Walters, K.B. “Synthesis and Characterization of Renewable Copolymers: Poly(glycerol-fumarate) and Poly(trimethylene-malonate),” presented National Polymer Graduate Research Conference sponsored by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Polymer Chemistry, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge TN, June 2007.

Kaiwen Liang, Hossein Toghiani, Rafael Hernandez, Todd French, Stephen Dufreche, and Andro Mondala, “Biodiesel Production by In-Situ Transesterification of Primary and Secondary Sludge,” Submitted to Bioresource Technology. 2007.

Liang, K., Hernandez, R., Toghiani, H., French, T., Dufreche, S., and Mondala, A. “In-Situ Transesterification of Biodiesel from Sewage Sludge”, 98th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. (May 12-17, 2007, Quèbec City, QC, Canada).

Liang, K., Toghiani, H., Hernandez, R., Sparks, D. “Supercritical CO2 Extraction for Lipid and Phospholipid Recovery from Sewage Sludge”, 98th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. (May 12-17,2007, Quèbec City, QC, Canada)

Rowe, M. D., Smith, E. M., Walters, K. B., “Development of Renewable Polymers From 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” ANTEC - Society of Plastics Engineers - Cincinnati, OH, May 6-11, 2007.

Rowe, M. D., Walters, K. B., “Synthesis and Characterization of Bioplastics,” ANTEC - Society of Plastics Engineers - Cincinnati, OH, May 6-11, 2007.

Rowe, M. D., Smith, E. M., Walters, K. B., “Development of Renewable Polymers From 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” Proceedings of ANTEC – Society of Plastics Engineers, Cincinnati, OH, (2007), 65, 1562-1568.

Steele, P. H., B. K. Mitchell and J. E. Cooper. In press. Bundled slash: a potential new biomass resource for fuels and chemicals. In Proc. of the 29th Symposium on Biotechnolgy for Fuels and Chemicals. April 29-May2, Denver, CO. Society of Industrial Microbiology. 2007.

Perez-Verdin, G., Grebner, D.L., Sun, C., Munn, I.A., Schultz, E.B., and T.G. Matney. 2007. Woody biomass feedstock supplies and management for bioenergy in Mississippi. Poster presented at the Joint MS & LA SAF meeting in Natchez, MS on April 17-19, 2007.

Bricka, R. Mark. 2007. “State of the Art Review for Distributed Biomass Gasification,” Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, April 16-18, 2007, Pearl River Resort, Choctaw, MS.

Buchireddy, Prashanth, and Bricka, R. Mark. 2007. "Production of clean synthetic gas from biomass using downdraft gasification" Presentation at the Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, April 16-18, 2007, Pearl River Resort, Choctaw, MS.

Derrick Cherry and Noel N. Schulz, “Evaluation of Distributed Generation on the Mississippi Power Grid,” Poster, Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, Choctaw, MS, April 16-18, 2007.

Aarthi Asok Kumar, Anurag Srivastava and Noel N. Schulz, “Investigation of Technical and Economic Solutions Related to Energy Storage and Power Conditioning Devices of Biomass Generator Energy,” Poster, Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, Choctaw, MS, April 16-18, 2007.

Lusk, Richard, Bricka, R. Mark, and Columbus, Eugene. 2007. “Gasification Technology Overview.” Presentation at the Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, April 16-18, 2007, Pearl River Resort, Choctaw, MS.

Maia Mula and Mark A. Williams. Bacterial community composition during early decomposition of lignocellulosic residue. Sixth Annual Southern Bioproducts and Renewable Energy Conference, Philadelphia, MS. April 16–18, 2007.

Abhilash R. Masannagari, Anurag Srivastava and Noel N. Schulz, “Impact of Location and Size of Distributed Generation on the Grid,” Poster, Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, Choctaw, MS, April, 2007. April 16-18, 2007.

Matcha, S. S. K. and K.R. Reddy. Effects of nitrogen deficiency on leaf reflectance and selection of optimum wavebands for N detection in Castor and Switchgrass. The 6TH Annual Southern BioProducts and Renewable Energy Conference, Choctaw, Mississippi, USA. April 16–18, 2007.

Singletary, James, and Bricka, R. Mark. 2007. “Tar and Particulate Removal From a Novel Gasification Unit Using Saw Dust as the Feed Stock,” Presentation at the Sixth Annual Southern BioProducts Conference, April 16-18, 2007, Pearl River Resort, Choctaw, MS.

Muhammad, Andrew, Andrew Whittington, John Anderson and C.W. Herndon. “The Impact of Feed Cost on U.S. Poultry Production: Implications for the Impact of Increased Ethanol Production.” Research Paper presentation at the 2007 Bio-Fuels, Food and Feed Tradeoffs Conference. April 13, 2007, St Louis, MO.

Aich, S.,K.B. Walters, and A.R. Minerick, " An Electron Microscopy Study of Cu/SiO2 Core-Shell Nanoparticles" Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Microscopy Society, Decatur, GA: 12 Apr. 2007.

Liang, K., Hernandez, R., Toghiani, H., Dufreche, S., French, T., Mondala, A., “In-Situ Transesterification of Biodiesel from Sludge” abstract submitted to the 98th AOCS Annual Meeting and Exposition, Quebec, Canada. Abstract submitted and accepted for the 7th Southern School on Computational Chemistry and Materials Science, April 6-7, 2007. Title is “Prediction of Phospholipid Solubility in Conventional Solvents”.

Toghiani, Rebecca K., “Prediction of Phospholipid Solubility in Conventional Solvents.” Postrpment of Renewable Polymers Produced From 1,3-Propane Diol, Glycolic Acid, and Malonic Acid,” Poster presentation at the American Institut Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Southern Regional Conference, March 30-April 1, 2007.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. Production of hydrogen by steam reforming of glycerin over alumina supported metal catalysts. Institute of Biological Engineering Meeting, March 30-April 1, 2007, St. Louis, MO at Crowne Plaza.

Mohan, V., Hubbard, L., Walters, K. B., “Reaction Conditions for the Selective Cleavage of Phosphate Esters in Phospholipids,” Presented at the MSU GSA Research Symposium, March 30, 2007.

Rowe, M. D., Smith, E. M., Walters, K. B., “Synthesis and Characterization of Renewable Polymers Produced From 1,3-Propane Diol, Glycolic Acid, and Malonic Acid,” Presented at the MSU GSA Research Symposium, March 30, 2007.

Adhikari, S., Fernando, S., and A. Haryanto. 2007. Steam reforming of glycerin for hydrogen production over Ni catalyst. Division of Fuel Chemistry. American Chemical Society Meeting, March 25-29, 2007, Chicago, IL at McCormick Place.

Adhikari , S., Fernando, S., and A. Haryanto . 2007. A Thermodynamic Analysis of Hydrogen Production by Steam Reforming of Glycerol. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. Published online 4 May 2007. http://dx.doi.org Digital Object Identifier: doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2007.03.023.

Busby, David P., Randall D. Little, Saleem Shaik, Francis Epplin, Brian S. Baldwin, and Cary W. Herndon. “Costs of Producing Ethanol from a Lignocellulosic Biomass.” Research Paper accepted for presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Economics Association. March 14-17, 2007, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Rowe, M.D. Smith, E.M. McMaster, A. Walters, K.B. “Development of Renewable Polymers from 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” poster presented at the 2007 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, March 10-12, 2007.

Aich, S., K.B. Walters, and A.R. Minerick, " Rendering Trace Metal Particulates Inert Via Nanoencapsulation In Biological Processes" Biology-Inspired Nanotechnology Session at the Institute of Biological Engineers, St. Louis, MO: 6 Mar. 2007.

Aich, S., K.B. Walters, and A.R. Minerick, "Effect of Stabilizers on Encapsulation of Metallic Colloidal Nanoparticles," Regional Poster Session: Society of Plastics Engineers: 6 Mar. 2007.

Rowe, M.D. Smith, E.M. Terrell, L.B. Walters, K.B. “Development of Renewable Polymers from 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” poster presented at the 2007 SPE Mississippi Chapter Meeting, March 6, 2007.

Grala, R.K., Grace L.A. and W.B. Stuart. 2007. Logging Residues as Bioenergy Feedstock: A broad perspective. 2007 Southern Forest Economics Workshop. San Antonio, TX, March 4-6, 2007.

Perez-Verdin, G., D. Grebner, C. Sun, I., Munn, E. Schultz, and T. Matney. 2007. Woody biomass feedstock supplies and management for bioenergy in Mississippi. Southern Forest Economics Workshop. San Antonio, TX, 4-6 Mar.

Emison, Gerald and Erin Holmes. 2007. "Federal Political Relationships for Biomass Energy Policy in the Southeast United States" at the Annual Conference of the Mississippi Political Science Association March 2-3, 2007 in Hattiesburg, MS.

Mohan, V. Hubbard, L. Walters, K.B. “Selective Phosphate Ester Cleavage in Phospholipids,” MSU ESCAPE Conference, March 2-3, 2007.

Rowe, M.D. Smith, E.M. Walters, K.B. “Renewable Polymer Development Using 1,3-Propane Diol, Glycolic Acid, and Malonic Acid,” MSU ESCAPE Conference, March 2-3, 2007.

Mohan, V., Hubbard, L., Walters, K. B., “Selective Phosphate Ester Cleavage in Phospholipids,” Presented at the MSU ESCAPE Conference, March 3, 2007.

Rowe, M. D., Smith, E. M., Walters, K. B., “Renewable Polymer Development Using 1,3-Propane Diol, Glycolic Acid, and Malonic Acid,” Presented at the MSU ESCAPE Conference, March 3, 2007.

Aich, S., K.B. Walters, and A.R. Minerick, "Nano-Encapsulation of Trace Metal Impurities in Biodiesel.” Chemistry and Chemical Engineering: Mississippi Academy of Science, 23 Feb. 2007.

Mohan, V. Hubbard, L. Walters, K.B. “Phosphate Ester Cleavage in Phospholipids,” MS Academy of Sciences, 71st Annual Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

Rowe, M.D. Smith, E.M. Walters, K. B. “Development of Renewable Polymers From 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” MS Academy of Sciences, 71st Annual Meeting, February 21-23, 2007.

Aarthi Asok Kumar, “Investigation of technical and economic solutions related to energy storage and power conditioning devices of biomass-generated energy” Presentation made to CHP group, Mississippi State University, Feb 19th, 2007.

Abhilash Reddy Masannagari, “Impact of location and size of DG on voltage stability” Presentation made to CHP group, Mississippi State University, Feb 19th, 2007.

David Busby, Saleem Shaik, Angelina Martins, Francis Epplin, Randall D. Little, Charles M. Taliaferro, Brian S. Baldwin, and Seonghuyk Hwang. “Yield and Production Costs for Three Potential Dedicated Energy Crops in Mississippi and Oklahoma Environments.” Selected Paper accepted for presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association. February 4-7, 2007, Mobile, Alabama.

Lang, D.J. and V. Temu. 2007. Seed Production Potential of Switchgrass in the Southeast USA. Southern Section American Society Abstracts Meeting, Mobile, AL. 4-7 February 2007.

Matcha, S. K. and K. Reddy. 2007. Effects of nitrogen deficiency on plant growth, leaf photosynthesis, and hyperspectral reflectance properties in castor (Ricinus communis). Southern Branch of the Amer. Society of Agron. Annual Meetings, Mobile, AL. 4-7 Feb. http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2007srb/techprogram/P29683.HTM

Lang, D.J. and V. Temu. 2007. Seed Production Potential of Switchgrass in the Southeast USA. Southern Branch of the Amer. Society of Agron. 2007 Annual Meetings, Mobile, AL. 4-7 Feb. http://acs.confex.com/crops/2007srb/techprogram/P29602.HTM

Whittington, Andrew, Kenneth Hood and C.W. Herndon. "Availability of Poultry Litter as an Alternative Energy Feedstock: The Case for Mississippi." Selected Paper accepted for presentation at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Southern Agricultural Economics Association. February 4-7, 2007, Mobile, Alabama.

Zheljazkov, V.D, B. Baldwin, W. Ebelhar, N. Buehring, and C. Coker. 2007. Sunflowers as an oil seed crop for biodiesel production in Mississippi. Southern Amer. Agron. Society Association Annual Meeting. Mobile, AL, 3-6 Feb. http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2007srb/techprogram/P29646.HTM

Reddy, K. R. 2007 (Invited). Searching for genotypic variability among crops to global environmental change. 104th Annual Meeting of The Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Biochemistry and Biotechnology Division, Mobile Convention Center, Mobile, AL, 5 Feb. http://www.saasinc.org/Mobile2007/SAAS-Program.asp

Chamali L. Thanthiriwatte, Dusan Kunec, Susan M. Bridges ,Bindu Nanduri and Shane Burgess, DecoyPepFilter: A Tool for Validation of Peptide Identifications from Mass Spectrometry, Poster presentation, MCBIOS (MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society), Feb. 1-3, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.

G. Bryce Magee, Bindu Nanduri, Susan M. Bridges, Shane Burgess, and W. Paul Williams, ProtQuant: A Tool for the Label-Free Quantification of Shotgun Proteomics Data, Poster presentation, MCBIOS (MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society), Feb. 1-3, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Howell, Frank M., Jeremy R. Porter, Philip B Mason, and Troy B. Blanchard. 2007. “Spatial Contours of Potential Biomass Crop Production in the U.S.” Paper presented at the annual meetings of the Southern Rural Sociological Association, Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists, Mobile, AL, February.

Busby, David P., Randall D. Little, Saleem Shaik, Francis Epplin, Brian S. Baldwin, and Cary W. Herndon. “Cost of Producing Biomass for Lignocellulosic Ethanol Production.” Research Poster presentation at the American Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention. January 7-9, 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Whittington, Andrew and C.W. Herndon. "Poultry Litter as an Alternative Energy Feedstock.” Research Poster Presentation, American Farm Bureau Meetings. Salt Lake City, Utah January 7-9, 2007.

Blair, Benjamin and Jon Rezek. “The Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Pass-Through for Gulf Coast Gasoline.” Research Paper presentation at the 2007 American Economic Association Annual Meetings. January 3, 2007. Chicago, IL.

Adhikari, S., Fernando, S., and A. Haryanto. Hydrogen production from glycerin by steam reforming over Nickel catalysts. Renewable Energy. In Press. 2007.

Adhikari, S., S. Fernando, S. Gwaltney, F. To, M. Bricka, P.H. Steele, A. Haryanto. 2007. A thermodynamic analysis of hydrogen productioin by steam reforming of glycerol. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 32 (2007) 2875-2880.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, S. D. Filip To, R. Mark Bricka, Philip H. Steele, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. Conversion of glycerol to hydrogen via steam reforming process over nickel catalysts. Energy & Fuels, doi: 10.1021/ef700492f.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. Production of hydrogen by steam reforming of glycerin over alumina supported metal catalysts. Catalysis Today, Vol. 129 (3-4), pp. 355-364.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, Steven Gwaltney, S. D. Filip To, R. Mark Bricka, Philip H. Steele, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. A thermodynamic analysis of hydrogen production by steam reforming of glycerol. Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 32(14), pp. 2875-2880.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. Glycerin steam reforming for hydrogen production. Transactions of ASABE, Vol. 50(2), pp. 591-595.

Sushil Adhikari, Sandun Fernando, and Agus Haryanto, 2007. A comparative thermodynamic and experimental analysis on hydrogen production by steam reforming of glycerin. Energy & Fuels, Vol. 21(4), pp. 2306-2310.

Blair, Benjamin and Jon Rezek. “The Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Pass-Through for Gulf Coast Gasoline.” Economics Letters, forthcoming. 2007.

Blair, Benjamin and Jon Rezek. “The Effects of Hurricane Katrina on Pass-Through for Gulf Coast Gasoline.” Economics Letters, forthcoming.

Benson, T., *Hernandez, R., French, T., Alley, E., and Holmes, W., 2007, Reactions of Fatty Acids in Superacid Media: Identification of Equilibrium Products, Journal of Molecular Catalysis A, In Press.

Susan M. Bridges, G. Bryce Magee, Nan Wang, W. Paul Williams, Shane C. Burgess, Bindu Nanduri, “ProtQuant: A Tool for the Label-Free Quantification of MudPIT Proteomics Data,” 2007, BMC Bioinformatics Supplement, 8(Suppl 7):S24

Buchireddy, Prashanth, and Bricka, R. Mark. 2007. “Overview of different methods for the removal of tars from biomass gasification” has been completed, and is in the process of being submitted for review.

Danviriyakul, S., S. Jongrattananon JL Silva, J. McGillvray, “Quality And Oxidative Stability Of Biodiesel Produced From Catfish Oil By-Product From Feed Meal Industry,” (In review, to be submitted to Biotechnology for Biofuels). 2007.

W. Cooke, K. Grala and C. Wax. “A Method for Regional Estimates of Evaporation for Use in GIS-Based Dynamic Forest Fire Risk Models.” Southeastern Geographer. 2007.

Girish V Jamnekar, Lakshmi Pulakat and Nara Gavini. FOLDING PATHWAY OF THE FE-PROTEIN: EFFECT OF AMINO ACID REPLACEMENTSON NIFM INDEPENDENT FE-PROTEIN CONFORMATION. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, 39762. (Accepted for presentation at Mississippi Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2006-2007 Abstract published on http://www.msacad.org/showabstracts/)

Guo, Z, C. Sun and D. L. Grebner. 2007. Utilization of forest derived biomass for energy production in the U.S.A.: status, challenges, and public policies. International Forestry Review, 9 (3): 748-758

Guo, Z. 2007. Economic and policy perspectives of biofuel as an emerging use of forest biomass in Mississippi. Master Thesis. College of Forest Resources. Mississippi State University.

Haryanto. A, Fernando, S. and S. Adhikari. 2007. “Ultrahigh Temperature Water Gas Shift Catalysts to Increase Hydrogen Yield from Biomass Gasification” Catalysis Today. In Print.

Hanqing Dong, Anberitha Matthews, Michael Cunningham, Nara Gavini and Lakshmi Pulakat, Optimization of Organic Waste Based Media Sustainable to Biohydrogen Production. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS 39762 (Accepted for presentation at Mississippi Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, 2006-2007 Abstract published on http://www.msacad.org/showabstracts/)

Rafael Hernandez, Todd French, Mark Bricka, Andro Mondala, Jacklyn Hall, and Mark White, “Novel Processes and Feedstocks for Producing Biofuels,” presented at the 2007 Southeast Diesel Collaborative Meeting.

Frank Howell, Gerald Emison, Jeremy Porter, Philip Mason, Erin Holmes. 2007. Spatial Applications and the Public Policy Environment. Unpublished manuscript.

Frank M. Howell. Spatial Contours of Potential Biomass Crop Production and Competitive Land-Use Threats. Invited address at the USDA ERS Workshop, New Developments in U.S. Land-Use Data Collection and Analysis: Implications for Agriculture and Rural Land (URL: http://www.ers.usda.gov/ConferenceCenter/landuse/).

Igathinathane, C., L. O. Pordesimo, W. D. Batchelor, and E. P. Columbus. Shape identification and particles size distribution from basic shape parameters using ImageJ. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. Manuscript No. COMPAG-S-07-00209. (in review)

L. Ingram, D. Mohan, P. Steele, D. Strobel, B. Mitchell, J. Mohammad, K. Cantrell, and C.U. Pittman, Jr. 2007. Pyrolysis of wood and bark in an auger reactor: Physical properties and chemical analysis. Energy and Fuels. (accepted).

Kakani, V. G. and K. R. Reddy. 2007. Temperature response of C4 species big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) is modified by growing carbon dioxide concentration. Environmental and Experimental Botany 61: 281-290.

Kakani, V. G. and K.R. Reddy. 2007. Hyperspectral reflectance properties, growth, leaf photosynthesis and electron transport of nitrogen deficient big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii). Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, Accepted.

Minerick, A. R. “DC Dielectrophoresis in Lab-on-a-Chip Devices.” In: Li, Dongqing (ed). Encyclopedia of Micro- and Nanofluidics. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York (in press). 2007.

Mohan, V., Hubbard, L., Walters, K. B., “Phosphate Ester Cleavage in Phospholipids,” Presented at the MS Academy of Sciences 71st Annual Meeting; Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences (2007) 52(1), 80-81 (http://www.msstate.edu/org/MAS/jan07journal/mas07a.pdf).

Mohan, D., C.U. Pittman, M. Bricka, F. Smith, B. Yancey, J. Mohammad, P. H. Steele, M.F. Alexandre-Franco, B. Gomez-Serrano, H. Gong. 2007. Sorption of arsenic, cadmium, and lead by chars produced from fast pyrolysis of wood and bark during bio-oil production. J. of Colloid and Interface Science. 310 (2—7) 57-73.

Muhammad, Andrew, Andrew Whittington, John Anderson and C.W. Herndon. “The Impact of Feed Cost on U.S. Poultry Production: Implications for the Impact of Increased Ethanol Production.” Submitted for journal publication to the Review of Agricultural Economics, Review in progress and publication pending.

Optimization of organic waste based media for sustainable biohydrogen production. Hanqing Dong, Anberitha Matthews, Michael Cunningham, Nara Gavini and Lakshmi Pulakat, (2007) Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, V:52, p50-51.

Rowe, M. D., Smith, E. M., Walters, K. B., “Development of Renewable Polymers From 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” Presented at the MS Academy of Sciences 71st Annual Meeting; Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences (2007) 52(1), 80-81 (http://www.msstate.edu/org/ MAS/jan07journal/mas07a.pdf).

Rowe, M. D., Smith, E. M., Walters, K. B., “Development of Renewable Polymers From 1,3-Propane Diol and Malonic Acid,” Proceedings of ANTEC – Society of Plastics Engineers, Cincinnati, OH, (2007), 65, 1562-1568.

William S. Sanders, Susan M. Bridges, Fiona M. McCarthy, Bindu Nanduri, and Shane C. Burgess, “Prediction of peptides observable by mass spectrometry applied at the experimental set level,” BMC Bioinformatics Supplement, accepted. 2007.

Spectroscopic Methods for Identifying Bacteria Cells_, Vidhu S. Tiwari, Fang-Yu Yueh, Jagdish P. Singh, and L. Pulakat, (2007), Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences, V:52, No. 1 p129.

Surobhi Lahiri, Lakshmi Pulakat and Nara Gavini. Functional Participation of a nifH-arsA2 Chimeric Fusion Gene in Arsenic Reduction by Escherichia coli. (submitted to J. Bacteriology). 2007.

Toghiani, R.K., Sekar, A., Steele, P., abstract entitled “Improvement of Bio-Oil Stability” submitted to 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Conference, accepted for oral presentation.

Zhang, J., H. Toghiani, D. Mohan, C.U.Pittman, and R.K. Toghiani. 2007. Product analysis and thermodynamic simulations from the pyrolysis of several biomass feed stocks. Energy & Fuels, 21(4), 2373-2385.

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