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Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology



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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

Increasing the revenue from lignocellulosic biomass: Maximizing feedstock utilization Alonso, D. M., S. Hakim, S. Zhou, W. Won, O. Hosseinaei, J. Tao, V. Garcia-Negron, A. H. Motagamwala, M. A. Mellmer, K. Huang, C. J. Houtman, N. Labbe, D. P. Harper, C. Maravelias, T. Runge, and J. A. Domestic.  2017.  Science Advances.

Using a chelating agent to generate low ash bioenergy feedstock Edmunds, C. W., C. Hamilton, K. Kim, S. C. Chmely, and N. Labbe.  2017.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 96:12-18.

Geospatial Economics of the Woody Biomass Supply in Kansas – A Case Study Khaliukova, O., D. Paull, S. Lewis-Gonzales, N. André, L. E. Biles, T. M. Young, and J. H. Purdue.  2017.  BioResources, 12(1):960-980.

Biomass treatment strategies for thermochemical conversion Liu, Q., S. C. Chmely, and N. Abdoulmoumine.  2017.  Energy and Fuels, 31(4):3525-3536.

Catalytic transfer hydrogenolysis of organosolv lignin using B-containing FeNi alloyed catalysts Regmi, Y. N., J. K. Mann, J. R. McBride, J. Tao, C. E. Barnes, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2017.  Catalysis Today, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2017.05.051.

Assembly of lignocellulosic biomass components and properties of reformed materials Wang, J., R. Boy, N. A. Nguyen, J. Keum, D. Cullen, J. Chen, M. Soliman, K. C. Littrell, D. P. Harper, L. Tetard, T. G. Rials, A. K. Naskar, and N. Labbe.  2017.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

A Principal Component Analysis in Switchgrass Chemical Composition Aboytes, M., K. Castillo, T. E. Yu, C. Boyer, B. C. English, J. A. Larson, L. M. Kline, and N. Labbe.  2016.  Energies, 9, 913.

Displacing inorganic nitrogen in lignocellulosic feedstock production systems Ashworth, A. J., P. D. Keyser, F. L. Allen, D. D. Tyler, A. M. Taylor, and C. P. West.  2016.  Agronomy Journal, 108:109–116 (2016).

Facilitated Fabriction of High Strength Silica Aerogels Using Nanocellulosic Scaffolds Fu, J, S. Wang, C. He, Z. Lu, J. Huang, and Z. Chen.  2016.  Carbohydrate Polymer, 147: 89-96.

Fabrication of silica aerogels within nanocellulosic scaffolds with improved mechanical properties and optimized processes.  Fu, J., C. He, J. Huang, Z. Chen, and S. Wang.  2016.  2016 International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials. June 13-16, Grenoble, Franc.

Projected Changes in Stream System Nitrogen Runoff Associated with a Mature Cellulosic Ethanol Industry in the Southeastern United States Lambert, D. M., C. Cavasos, B. S. Wilson, C. D. Clark, and B. C. English.  2016.  Land Use Policy, 56:291–302.

Assessing multimetric aspects of sustainability: Application to a bioenergy crop production system in East Tennessee.  Parish, E. S., V. Dale, B. C. English, S. W. Jackson, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  Ecoshere, 7(2):e01206. 10.1002/ecs2.1206.