Biodiesel Research

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Groups and Facilities

(2 mentions)

Sun Grant BioWeb 
Providing current info to use biomass resources for bioenergy and bioproducts.

(1 mention)

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

(1 mention)

Bio-Based Energy Analysis 
A potential win for energy, agriculture, and the environment.


Recent Publications

Co-production of acrylic acid in a typical biodiesel plant: a techno-economic assessment.  Ye, X.  2019.  110th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, May 5-8, 2019, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Enzymatic Synthesis of Polymers: A Review Hayes, D. G.  2018.  American Oil Chemistsí Society Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, 6-9 May 2018. [Abstract]

Innovations in biodiesel production value chain toward circular economy.  Ye, X.  2018.  109th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, May 6-9, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Genetic Variation and Estimation of Ethanol Yield of Alamo Half-Sib Families.  Dalid, C., S. Nayak, F. L. Allen, V. R. Pantalone, A. M. Saxton, F. Chen, and H. Bhandari.  2016.  Proceedings, Crop Science Society of America Annual Meeting ( 6-9, Nov, 2016), Phoenix, AZ. [Abstract]

Risk Premiums and Forward Basis: Evidence from the Soybean Oil Market Lewis, K. E., I. Altman, M. R. Manfredo, and D. R. Sanders.  2015.  Agribusiness: an International Journal, 31(3): 388-398. [Abstract]

Real-Time Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Analysis of Lipase-Catalyzed Biodiesel Production in Microemulsion Systems Hayes, D. G., V. S. Urban, and S. V. Pingali.  2013.  104th American Oil Chemistsí Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, May 2013. [Abstract]

Evaluation of Agronomic and Seed Characteristics in Elevated Oleic Acid Soybean Lines in the South-Eastern US Fallen, B. D., Rainey, K., C. E. Sams, D. A. Kopsell, and V. R. Pantalone.  2012.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 89:1333-1343. [Abstract]

Effect of Soybean Oil Fatty Acid Composition and Selenium Application on Biodiesel Properties Fallen, B.D., V. R. Pantalone, C. E. Sams, D. A. Kopsell, Vaughn, S.F., and Moser, B.R..  2011.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. Volume 88, Number 7, 1019-1028, DOI: 10.1007/s11746-010-1746-z. [Abstract]

Novel Plant-derived Biodiesel Chemicals: Using a Rapid Screening Process and Transcriptomics to Identify Biochemical Pathways of Interest.  Stewart, Jr., C. N., B. Joyce, M. Bunce, V. Jeliazkov, and S. Lewis, B. Bunting.  2011.  VIPCA International conference Plant Gene Discoveries Technologies, Vienna, Austria.

Catalytic Glycerol Conversion to Acrolein--A value-added chemical from biodiesel byproduct.  Liu, L., L. Cheng, and X. Ye.  2010.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2010. #1009179.

Classification of temperature response in germination of Brassicas.  Russo, V. M., Bruton, B. D., and C. E. Sams.  2010.  Industrial Crops and Products 31 (2010) 48-51.

Soybean Enhancement for Improved Biodiesel Production.  Benjamin David Fallen  2009.  Master of Science Thesis. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN .