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Stephen C Chmely
Research Assistant Professor
Biomass conversion technologies

 

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Center for Renewable Carbon 
AgResearchers at UT are developing ways of converting renewable carbon sources from plants into fuels and other products


 

Recent Publications

Field grown transgenic switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) with altered lignin does not affect soil chemistry, microbiology and carbon storage potential DeBruyn, J. M., D. A. Bevard, M. E. Essington, J. Y. McKnight, S. M. Schaeffer, H. Baxter, M. Mazarei, D. G. J. Mann, R. A. Dixon, F. Chen, C. Zhou, Z. Y. Wang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  Global Change Biology Bioenergy 9: 11001109.

Processing-property-structure relationships of carbonaceous materials derived from renewable lignin products.  Garcia-Negron, V.i  2017.  M.S. Thesis.

Processing-property-structure relationships of carbonaceous materials derived from renewable lignin products.  Garcia-Negron, V.i  2017.  M.S. Thesis.

Processing-Structure-Property Relationships for Lignin-based Carbonaceous Materials used in Energy Storage Applications Garcia-Negron, V.i, N. Phillip, D. Wood, C. Daniel, J. Li, D. J. Keffer, O. Rios, and D. P. Harper.  2017.  Energy Technology.

Melt Extrusion of Lignin Carbon-fiber Precursors: The Path Forward for Low-cost Fibers or Unrealizable Dream?.  Harper, D. P., and O. Hosseinaei.  2017.  253rd American Chemical Society NATIONAL MEETING & EXPOSITION.

Improving processing and performance of pure lignin carbon fibers through hardwood and herbaceous lignin blends Houseinaei, O., D. P. Harper, J. J. Bozell, and T. G. Rials.  2017.  International Journal of Molecular Sciences.

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.

Lignin-based carbon fibers: accelerated stabilization of lignin fibers in presence of hydrogen chloride Yue, Z., A. Vakili, O. Houseinaei, and D. P. Harper.  2017.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science.

Lignin maximization: analyzing the impact of different feedstocks and feedstock ratios using organosolv fractionation.  Banholzer M.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Inhibitory effect of technical lignin on seed germination.  Batson, E., E. Camfield, C. Fang, A. Gale, D. Kim, A. Quigley, K. D. Gwinn, N. Labbe, B. H. Ownley, and S. C. Chmely.  2016.  Proceedings; IBSS annual meeting, Oak Ridge TN.

Impact of an Innovated Storage Technology on the Quality of Preprocessed Switchgrass Bales Boyer, C., T. E. Yu, B. C. English, J. A. Larson, N. Labbe, and L. M. Kline.  2016.  AIMS Bioengineering, 3(2): 125-138.

Depolymerization and valorization of technical lignin using Ni and Fe boride catalysts.  Chmely, S. C., Y. N. Regmi, and P. N. Ciesielski.  2016.  252nd ACS National Meeting and Exposition.