Biobased Research


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Groups and Facilities


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SunGrant Initiative 
Renewable energy, revitalizing rural areas, and biobased industries.


 

News

Patent Issued to UT Researchers for Development of Sustainable Food Packaging Alternative from Soy Oil, 9/9/2019

UTIA AgResearch Continues To Advance Biofuels, Bioenergy and Biobased Products, 5/22/2018

Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

UT and Genera Energy Harvest Hybrid Poplar Toward Biobased Economy, 3/3/2016

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Faculty 360 | Nour Abdoulmoumine, 9/17/2015

Video


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Renewable Carbon Tree Harvest 
Trees that we harvest can become our fuel, energy, and industrial products. Finding the best materials for this purpose is part of the mission for UT's Center for Renewable Carbon.


 

Recent Publications

Disparity Between the Terms Biobased and Biodegradable Pertaining to Plastic Mulch Films Anunciado, M. B., and D. G. Hayes.  2019.  Project Fact Sheet, Disparity Between the Terms “Biobased and Biodegradable” Pertaining to Plastic Mulch Films.

Tennessee Consumer Willingness to Pay for Disposable Dinnerware Molded from Wheat Straw.  Gill, MacKenzie, K. L. Jensen, D. M. Lambert, S. Upendram, B. C. English, N. Labbé, S. jackson, and R. J. Menard.  2019.  Journal of Food Distribution Research. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: An Overview Hayes, D. G.  2019.  American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 5-8 May 2019. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: Overview and Recent Trends.  Hayes, D. G.  2019.  American Oil Chemists' Society China Section Conference, Guangzhou, China, 9-10 November, 2019. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: Overview and Resent Trends.  Hayes, D. G.  2019.  2nd International Forum on the Science and Technology Development of Grains, Oils and Foodstuffs, Zhengzhou, China, 16 November 2019. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: An Expanding Product Sector Ripe for Opportunities for Oil Palm Hayes, D. G.  2019.  International Palm Oil Congress (PIPOC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19-21 November 2019 (an extended abstract was prepared). [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: Overview and Industrial State-of-the-Art.  Hayes, D. G., and G. A. Smith.  2019.  Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed), Edited by D. G. Hayes, D. K. Y. Solaiman, and R. D. Ashby, Elsevier Press, pp. 3-38. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed) Hayes, D. G., D. K. Y. Solaiman, and R. D. Ashby.  2019.  book, Elsevier Press, 2019, ISBN 9780128127056.

Sugar Esters.  Pyo, S. H., J. Chen, R. Ye, and D. G. Hayes.  2019.  Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed), D.G. Hayes, D.K.Y. Solaiman, and R.D. Ashby, Eds, Elsevier Press, pp. 325-363. [Abstract]

A spatially-explicit approach to modeling biological productivity and economic attractiveness of short-rotation woody crops in the Eastern USA Stanturf J. A., J. H. Perdue, T. M. Young, X. Huang, Z. Guo, D. Dougherty, and M. Pigott.  2019.  Energy, Sustainability and Society, 2019:9-28. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: A Useful Biorefinery Product That Can Be Prepared Using Green Manufacturing Hayes, D. G.  2018.  American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 6-9 May 2018. [Abstract]

The Relationship Between Biobased, Biodegradability and Environmentally-Friendliness (Or the Absence Thereof) Hayes, D. G.  2017.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 94(11), 1329-1331 (doi 10.1007/s11746-017-3040-9).