Transportation Research

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David P. Harper
Associate Professor
Forest products

Groups and Facilities

(2 mentions)

Size reduction and separation of biomass for energy production and bio-products.



Patent Issued to UT Researchers for Development of Sustainable Food Packaging Alternative from Soy Oil, 9/9/2019


Recent Publications

Supply Chain and Logistic Optimization of Industrial Spent Microbial Biomass (SMB) Distribution as a Soil Amendment for Field Crop Production Lambert, L. H., O. Shvlo, B. C. English, N. S. Eash, J. A. Zahn, and D. M. Lambert.  2019.  Resources, Conservation, & Recycling, Volume 146, July 2019, Pages 218-231. [Abstract]

U.S. Alternative Jet Fuel Deployment Scenario Analyses Identifying Key Drivers and Geospatial Patterns for the First Billion Gallons Lewis, K.C., E. K. News, S. Peterson, M. N. Pearlson, E. A. Lawless, K. Brandt, D. Camenzind, M. P. Wolcott, B. C. English, G. S. Latta, A. Malwitz, J. I. Hileman, N. L. Brown, and Z. Haq.  2019.  BioFPR, Society of Chemical Industry and John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, December,13, pp 471485. [Abstract]

Transportation and Economic Growth in China: A Heterogeneous Panel Causality Analysis.  Tong, T., and T. E. Yu.  2018.  Journal of Transport Geography, 73:120-130.

Forest Resources for Bioenergy.  Avila, G.S  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Estimation of CO2 Emissions from Grain Transportation in the United States.  Yu, T. E., J. Calcagno, and J. S. Fu.  2017.  Air and Waste Management Association 110th Annual Conference and Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA.

Economic Analysis of Alternative Logistics Systems for Tennessee-Produced Switchgrass to Penetrate Energy Markets Chugh, S., T. E. Yu, S. W. Jackson, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and S. Cho.  2016.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 85:25-34. [Abstract]

Locational advantage and the impact of scale: Comparing local and conventional fruit and vegetable transportation efficiencies.  Grigsby, C. C., and C. M. Hellwinckel.  2016.  Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

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. [Abstract]

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. [Abstract]

Locational Advantage and the Impact of Scale: Comparing Local and Conventional Fruit and Vegetable Transportation Efficiencies Grigsby, C.  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

The Other CSA: Climate Smart Agriculture Logan, J.  2015.  Annual meeting of the American Society of Horticultural Science., New Orleans, LA. Aug 3-6, 2015. [Abstract]

Transportation Systems Based Summer Academy for Teachers.  Nambisan, S., J. K. Richards, and W. Li.  2015.  Proceedings of American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, July 16, 2015, Seattle, Washington.