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Recent Publications

Investigating the impact of biomass quality on near-infrared models for switchgrass feedstocks Kline, L. M., N. Labbe, C. Boyer, T. E. Yu, B. C. English, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  AIMS Bioengineering, 3(1): 1-22.

Regional Economic Impacts of Biochemical and Pyrolysis Biofuel Production in the Southeastern US: A Systems Modeling Approach Lambert, D. M., B. C. English, R. J. Menard, and B. S. Wilson.  2016.  Agricultural Sciences, Volume 7, pp 407-419.

Optimization of Large Scale Tennessee Bioenergy Production from Field to Blending Facility.  Lambert, L, B. C. English, J. A. Larson, T. E. Yu, B. Wilson, and O. Shylo.  2016.  Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual meeting, Nashville, TN. November 13-16.

Dedicated Energy Crops Supply Chains and Associated Feedstock Transportation Emissions: A Case Study of Tennessee.  Yu, T. E., B. C. English, J. Fu, J. Calcagno, and B. S. Wilson.  2016.  Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Spring, volume 55 No. 1, pages 51-66.

Analyzing Economic and Environmental Performance of Switchgrass Biofuel Supply Chains Yu, T. E., B. C. English, L. He, J. A. Larson, j. Calcagno, J. Fu, and B. S. Wilson.  2016.  Bioenergy Research, Volume 9, pp. 566-577.

Analysis of Environmental and Economic Tradeoffs in Switchgrass Supply Chains for Biofuel Production Zhong, J., T. E. Yu, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, J. S. Fu, and J. Calcagno.  2016.  Energy, 107: 791-803.

Economic Impact of the New Limehouse Produce Facility.  Hughes, D. W.  2015.  Other, Report Prepared for Limehouse Produce, Inc.

Feasibility Analysis for a Peanut Shelling Facility in Orangeburg Area of South Carolina.  Hughes, D. W., O. Isengildina-Massa, and T. Dobbins.  2015.  Other, Report Prepared for the South Carolina Power Team.

Skilled Labor Preference, Cellulosic Biofuel Facility Location, and Economic Impacts in the Southeastern US.  Lambert, D. M., B. C. English, R. J. Menard, B. S. Wilson, L. He, T. E. Yu, and K. L. Jensen.  2015.  Selected paper, presented at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, January 31 February 3, 2015 (Abstract).

Effect of Outdoor Storage Losses on Feedstock Inventory Management and Plant-Gate Cost for a Switchgrass Conversion Facility in East Tennessee Larson, J. A., T. E. Yu, B. C. English, K. L. Jensen, M. Gao, and C. Wang.  2015.  Renewable Energy, 74: 803-814.

Reclaim and flow performance of bulk switchgrass in automated handling and storage facility.  Womac, A. R., M. D. Groothuis, C. Dye, S. W. Jackson, and K. J. Tiller.  2015.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture, 31(3):512-521.

Cellulosic Biofuel Facility Locations: Impacts on Surface Water Quality in the Southeastern United States.  Cavasos, K., C. D. Clark, B. C. English, R. J. Menard, and D. M. Lambert.  2014.  Poster presented and abstract published in, Integrated Biomass Supply System Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN. October 8-9, 2014.