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Stephen C Chmely
Research Assistant Professor
Biomass conversion technologies



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Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.


Recent Publications

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.

The evolution of reproductive strategies in tachinid parasitoids Cerretti, P., J. E. O'Hara, J. K. Moulton, J. Blaschke, and J. Stireman.  2016.  Proceedings: The XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL, September 25-30.

The association of low-molecular-weight compounds with native casein micelles in bovine milk Cheema, M., M. S. Mohan, S. R. Campagna, J. Jurat-Fuentes, and F. M. Harte.  2015.  Journal of Dairy Science, 98(8): 5155-5163.

Control of membrane permeability in air-stable droplet interface bilayers.  Mruetusatorn, P., G. Polizos, P. Datskos, G. Taylor, S. A. Sarles, J. Boreyko, D. G. Hayes, and C. P. Collier.  2015.  Langmuir, 31 (14) 4224-4231; Mruetusatorn: Both Hayes and Collier should receive credit for co-advising.

Computational ranking of yerba mate small molecules based on their predicted contribution to antibacterial activity against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.  Rempe, C. S., K. Burris, H. L. Woo, B. Goodrich, D. K. Gosnell, T. J. Tschaplinkski, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2015.  PLoS ONE.

High-resolution THz spectroscopy of biomolecules and bioparticles: concentration methods Brown, E.R., W. Zhang, L. Viveros, E. Mendoza, Y. Kuznetsova, S. Brueck, K. Burris, R. J. Millwood, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2014.  Terahertz and Mid Infrared Radiation: Detection of Explosives and CBRN (Using Terahertz), Pp. 7-12.

Ex-situ vapor-phase upgrading of pyrolysis vapors using layered double hydroxide catalysts Greer, C. E., S. Acado, P. Kim, N. Labbe, and S. C. Chmely.  2014.  Abstract from scientific meeting.

Microemulsions: Biomimetic Systems for Characterization of Biomembranes and Their Associated Biomolecules.  Hayes, D. G.  2014.  Liposomes, Lipid Bilayers and Model Membranes: From Basic Research to Technology”, edited by Georg Pabst, John Katsaras, Norbert Kucerka and Mu-Ping Nieh, Taylor and Francis Publishers, pp. 179-198.

Casein Micelles Nano-Structure-Function Properties.  Harte, F. M.  2013.  IFT Annual Meeting, 2013 IFT Annual Meeting, July 13 – 16, 2013, Chicago Illinois.

Physicochemical Characterization of Water-in-Oil Microemulsions Formed by a Binary pH-Degradable Alkyl Ethoxylate / Aerosol-OT Surfactant System Hayes, D. G., M. H. Alkhatib, J. A. Gomez del Rio, and V. S. Urban.  2013.  Colloids and Surfaces A, 417 (1): 99–110 (2013).

Computational mechanistic studies of acid-catalyzed lignin model dimers for lignin depolymerization Kim, S., M. R. Sturgeon, S. Chmely, R. S. Paton, and G. T. Beckham.  2013.  Abstract from scientific meeting.

Autoinducer-2 Signaling Molecules Produced by Pediococcus Suppress Growth and Virulence Gene Regulation in Salmonella.  Zhang, N., S. Diaz Sanchez, K. Estenson, S. Pendleton, F. Gonzalez-Gil, and I. B. Hanning.  2013.  International Association for Food Protection. July 28-31. Charlotte, NC, Invited Oral Presentation.