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Dong, Y., H. Ma, l. Sun, R. H. He, X. Ye, and b. Gan.  2023.  Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Candidate Genes Associated with Mycelia Growth from a He-Ne Laser with Pulsed Light Mutant of Phellinus igniarius (Agaricomycetes).  Int J Med Mushrooms.

Dong, Y., H. Ma, M. T. Rashid, J. A. Tuly, Y. Guo, X. Ye, L. Sun, B. Wu, C. Zhou, R. H. He, B. Gan, T. Wang, M. Chen, and D. Wu.  2023.  Ultrasound Intensify the Flavonoid Production of the Willow Bracket Mushroom, Phellinus igniarius (Agaricomycetes), Fermentation Mycelia.  Int J Med Mushrooms, 25(12):55-64.

Liu, L., F. Yu, S. Wang, and X. Ye.  2023.  Glycerol dehydration to acrolein catalyzed by silicotungstic acid: effect of mesoporous support.  Eng., 4(1): 206-222.

Liu, L., X. Ye, and A. Datta.  2023.  Glycerol dehydration catalyzed by solid acid in nonthermal plasma and simulation analysis of plasma electric field.  J Americ Oil Chem Soc, Invited paper by editor.

Ren, M., X. Ji, F. Kong, C. Zhou, A. E. A. Yagoub, J. Liang, X. Ye, Z. Gu, Q. Ma, X. Fan, and H. Li.  2023.  Preparation and characterization of bio-inspired full-biomass-derived aerogel with vertically aligned structure.  Chemical Engineering Journal, 475:146425.

Wang, Y, C. Huang, F. Lu, X. Ye, and H. Ma.  2023.  In-situ and real-time monitoring of two-stage enzymatic preparation of ACE inhibitory peptides from Cordyceps militaris medium residues by ultrasonic-assisted pretreatment.  Food Chemistry, 418:135886.

Wang, Y, T. Li, Z. Pan, X. Ye, and H. Ma.  2023.  Effectiveness of combined catalytic infrared radiation and holding time for decontamination Aspergillus niger on dried shiitake mushrooms (Lentinus edodes) with different moisture contents.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 176:114503.

Dong, Y., H. Ma, M. K. Golly, W. Qu, B. Wang, C. Zhou, X. Ye, H. Zhang, B. Gan, J. Yan, X. Han, and J. Zhao.  2022.  Pulsed Light Mutagenesis of the Willow Bracket Mushroom, Phellinus igniarius (Agaricomycetes), for Enhanced Production of Flavonoids, Laccase, and Fermentation Biomass.  International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 24(10): p. 31-43.

Huang, Y.*, X. Ye, C. J. Doona, and F. E. Feeherry.  2022.  Real-time FTIR monitoring and modeling Bacillus amyloliquefaciens spore germination: Effect of temperature and sub-lethal treatment by nonthermal plasma.  Applied Food Research, 2(1), 100049.

Metzcar, C.*, X. Ye, T. Wang, and C. J. Doona.  2022.  Soybean oil-based biopolymers induced by nonthermal plasma to enhance the dyeing of para-aramids with a cationic dye.  Polymers, 14(3), 628.

Metzcar, C.*, X. Ye, T. Wang, and C. J. Doona.  2022.  Dyeing para-aramid fabrics in supercritical carbon dioxide with pretreatment of nonthermal plasma induced oil polymers.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists'' Society, 99(12): p. 1175-1188.

Dong, Y., H. Ma, C. Zhou, M. K. Golly, P. Wu, L. Sun, A. Yagoub, R. He, and X. Ye.  2021.  Enhanced Mycelium Production of Phellinus igniarius (Agaricomycetes) Using a He-Ne Laser with Pulsed Light.  International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 23(4), 59-69.

Dong, Y., H. Ma, L. Sun, and X. Ye.  2021.  De Novo Transcriptome Analysis of the Willow Bracket Medicinal Mushroom Phellinus igniarius (Agaricomycetes) by RNA Sequencing.  International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 23(8), 77-88.

Huang, S., Y. Li, C. Li, S. Ruan, W. Qu, Y. Ding, X. Ye, and H. Ma.  2021.  Ultrasound-Assisted Multi-Enzymatic System for the Preparation of ACE Inhibitory Peptides with Low Bitterness from Corn Gluten Meal.  Processes, 9(12), 2170.

Lin, Y., Q. Zhang, Y. Deng, Q. Wu, X. Ye, S. Wang, and G. Fang.  2021.  Fabricating graphene and nanodiamonds from nano-lignin by femtosecond laser irradiation.  ACS Omega, 6(49), 33995-34002.

Liu, L., and X. Ye*.  2021.  Nonthermal Plasma Induced Fabrication of Solid Acid Catalysts for Glycerol Dehydration to Acrolein.  Catalysts, 11(3), 391.

Morris, M.*, X. Ye, and C. J. Doona.  2021.  Soybean Oil and Nonthermal Plasma Pretreatment to Dye Para-Aramid Woven Fabrics with Disperse Dye Using a Glycerol-Based Dye Bath.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists'''' Society, 98(4), 463-473.

Morris, M.*, X. Ye, and C. J. Doona.  2021.  Dyeing Para-Aramid Textiles Pretreated with Soybean Oil and Nonthermal Plasma Using Cationic Dye.  Polymers, (Invited). 13(9), 1492.

Xu, K., Y. Zhang, Q. Ye, J. Wu, Q. Li, G. Su, D. P. Harper, G. Du, X. Ye, and S. Wang.  2021.  Natural cuticle-inspired chitin/silk fibroin/cellulose nanocrystal biocomposite films: fabrication and characterization.  Materials Research Express, 8: 036402.

Huang, S., Y. Gong, Y. Li, S. Ruan, S. M. Roknul Azam, Y. Duan, and X. Ye.  2020.  Preparation of ACE-inhibitory peptides from milk protein in continuous enzyme membrane reactor with gradient dilution feeding substrate.  Process Biochemistry, 92, 130-137.

Ye, X., and S. Ren*.  2020.  Coproduction of Acrylic Acid with a Biodiesel Plant Using CO2 as Reaction Medium: Process Modeling and Production Cost Estimation.  Energies, 13(22), 6089.

Dong, Y., H. Ma, C. Zhou, G. K. Moses, X. Ye, H. Zhang, L. Sun, and M. A. Y. Abdualrahman.  2019.  Review of Advances in Bioactive Low-Molecular-Weight Compounds, Extracts, and Biology of Phellinus sensu lato Mushrooms (Agaricomycetes) from 2011 to 2017.  International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, 21(9):875-894.

Huang, Y*, X. Ye, C. J. Doona, F. E. Feeherry, M. A. Radosevich, and S. Wang.  2019.  An investigation of inactivation mechanisms of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens spores in non-thermal plasma of ambient air.  Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, 99(1): 368-378 (Featured on cover).

Liu, Lu*, X. Ye, B. Katryniok, M. Capron, S. Paul, and F. Dumeignil.  2019.  Extending Catalyst Life in Glycerol-to-Acrolein Conversion Using Non-thermal Plasma.  Frontiers in chemistry (Invited paper), 7, 108.

Ren, S.*, and X. Ye.  2018.  Stability of crude bio-oil and its water-extracted fractions.  Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 132, 151-162.

Yang, X., Y. Li, S. Li, A. O. Oladejo, Y. C. Wang, S. Huang, C. Zhou, X. Ye, H. Ma, and Y. Duan.  2018.  Effects of ultrasound-assisted α-amylase degradation treatment with multiple modes on the extraction of rice protein.  Ultrasonics - Sonochemistry, 40, 890–899.

Doona, C.J., F. E. Feeherry, K. Kustin, H. Chen, R. Huang, X. Ye, and P. Setlow.  2017.  A Quasi-chemical Model for Bacterial Spore Germination Kinetics by High Pressure.  Food Engineering Reviews, 9(3), 122.

Park, L.K.E., S. Ren*, S. Yiacoumi, X. Ye, A. P. Borole, and C. Tsouris.  2017.  pH Neutralization of Aqueous Bio-Oil from Switchgrass Intermediate Pyrolysis Using Process Intensification Devices.  Energy and Fuels, 31 (9), 9455–9464.

Ren, S.*, X. Ye, and A. P. Borole.  2017.  Separation of chemical groups from bio-oil water-extract via sequential organic solvent extraction.  Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 123, 30-39.

Yang, X., L. Li, S. Li, A. O. Oladejo, Y. C. Wang, S. Huang, C. Zhou, Y. Wang, L. Mao, Y. Zhang, H. Ma, and X. Ye.  2017.  Effects of low power density multi-frequency ultrasound pretreatment on the enzymolysis and the structure characterization of defatted wheat germ protein.  Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 38, 410–420.

Cheng, L., X. Ye*, B. C. English, D. Boylan, T. Johnson, and B. Zemo.  2016.  Co-firing switchgrass in a 60-megawatt pulverized coal-fired boiler: Effects on combustion behavior and pollutant emissions.  Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects, Volume 38:3, 322-329.

Park, L., S. Ren*, S. Yiacoumi, X. Ye, A. Borole, and C. Tsouris.  2016.  Separation of Switchgrass Bio-Oil by Water/Organic Solvent Addition and pH Adjustment.  Energy and Fuels, 30 (3), 2164–2173.

Rena, S.*, X. Ye, A. P. Borole, P. Kim, and N. Labbe.  2016.  Analysis of switchgrass-derived bio-oil and associated aqueous phase generated in a semi-pilot scale auger pyrolyzer.  Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, 119, 97-103.

Wang, B., T. Meng, H. Ma, Y. Zhang, Y. Li, J. Jin, and X. Ye.  2016.  Mechanism study of dual-frequency ultrasound assisted enzymolysis on rapeseed protein by immobilized Alcalase.  Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 32, 307–313.

Zou, B.*, S. Ren*, and X. Ye.  2016.  Glycerol Dehydration to Acrolein Catalyzed by ZSM-5 Zeolite in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Medium.  ChemSusChem, 9(23), 3268–3271 (Featured on cover).

Bozkurt, H., X. Ye, F. M. Harte, D. H. D'Souza, and P. M. Davidson.  2015.  Thermal inactivation kinetics of hepatitis A virus in spinach.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 193:147-151.

Chen, L.*, S. Ren*, and X. Ye.  2015.  Glycerol conversion to lactic acid with sodium hydroxide as a homogeneous catalyst in a fed-batch reactor.  Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis, 114(1), 93-108.

Jin, J., H. Ma, K. Wang, A. E. A. Yagoub, J. Owusu, W. Qu, R. He, C. Zhou, and X. Ye.  2015.  Effects of multi-frequency power ultrasound on the enzymolysis and structural characteristics of corn gluten meal.  Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 24, 55-64.

Lewis, A. J., S. Ren*, X. Ye, P. Kim, N. Labbe, and A. P. Borole.  2015.  Hydrogen production from switchgrass via an integrated pyrolysis–microbial electrolysis process.  Bioresource Technology, 195, 231-241.

Liu, L.*, and X. Ye.  2015.  Simultaneous production of lactic acid and propylene glycol from glycerol using solid catalysts without external hydrogen.  Fuel Processing Technology, 137, 55-65.

Ren, S.*, and X. Ye.  2015.  Catalytic conversion of glycerol to value-added chemicals in alcohol.  Fuel Processing Technology, 140, 148-155.

Ren, S.*, X. Ye, and P. D. Ayers.  2015.  Tandem catalytic conversion of glycerol using solid catalysts followed by transesterification to produce alkyl lactate.  RSC Advances, 5, 53230-53239.

Chen, L.*, S. Ren*, and X. Ye.  2014.  Lactic acid production from glycerol using CaO as solid base catalyst.  Fuel Processing Technology, 120, 40–47.

Zhao, S.*, B. Huang, X. Shu, and X. Ye.  2014.  Laboratory Investigation of Bio-Char Modified Asphalt Mixtures.  Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2445, 56-63.

Zhao, S.*, B. Huang, X. Ye, X. Shu, and X. Jia.  2014.  Utilizing bio-char as a bio-modifier for asphalt cement: A sustainable application of bio-fuel by-product.  Fuel, 133, 52-62.

Cheng, L.*, L. Liu*, and X. Ye.  2013.  Acrolein Production from Crude Glycerol in Sub- and Super-Critical Water.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 90(4), 601-610.

Huang, B., Y. Zhang, X. Shu, Y. Liu, D. Penumadu, and X. Ye.  2013.  Neutron Scattering for Moisture Detection in Foamed Asphalt.  Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, 25(7) 932–938.

Liu, L.*, X. Ye, and J. J. Bozell.  2012.  A comparative review of petroleum-based and bio-based acrolein production.  ChemSusChem, Review article shown on cover page of ChemSusChem 5(7) 1162-1180.

Park, J. I., L. Liu*, X. Ye, M. K. Jeong, and Y. S. Jeong.  2012.  Improved prediction of biomass composition for switchgrass using reproducing kernel methods with wavelet compressed FT-NIR spectra.  Expert Systems with Applications, 39 (1) 1555–1564.

Black, D.G., X. P. Ye, F. M. Harte, and P. M. Davidson.  2010.  Thermal Inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 When Grown Statically or Continuously in a Chemostat.  Journal of Food Protection, 73(11), 2018-2024.

Cheng, L.*, and X. P. Ye.  2010.  Recent Progress in Converting Biomass to Biofuels and Renewable Chemicals in Sub- or Supercritical Water.  Inaugural issue of Biofuels, 1(1), 109-128.

Liu, L.*, X. Ye, A. M. Saxton, and A. R. Womac.  2010.  Pretreatment of Near Infrared Spectral Data in Fast Biomass Analysis.  Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 18(5):317-331.

Liu, L.*, X. Ye, A. R. Womac, and S. Sokhansanj.  2010.  Variability of Biomass Chemical Composition and Rapid Analysis Using FT-NIR Techniques.  Carbohydrate Polymers, 81:820-829.

Cheng, L.*, and X. P. Ye.  2009.  A DRIFTS Study of Catalyzed Dehydration of Alcohols by Alumina-Supported Heteropoly Acid.  Catalysis Letters, 130(1-2), 100-107.

Cheng, L.*, X. Ye, R. H. He, and L. Liu.  2009.  Investigation of Rapid Conversion of Switchgrass in Subcritical Water.  Fuel Processing Technology, 90(2):301-311.

He, R. H.*, X. Ye, F. M. Harte, and B. C. English.  2009.  Effects of high-pressure homogenization on physicochemical properties and storage stability of switchgrass bio-oil.  Fuel Processing Technology, 90(3):415-421.

He, R., X. P. Ye, B. C. English, and J.A. Satrio.  2009.  Influence of Pyrolysis Conditions on Switchgrass Bio-oil Yield and Physicochemical Properties.  Bioresource Technology, 100(21), 5305-5311.

Labbe, N., X. P. Ye, J. A. Franklin, A. R. Womac, D. D. Tyler, and T. G. Rials.  2008.  Analysis of Switchgrass Characteristics Using Near Infrared Spectroscopy.  BioResources 3(4):1329-1348.

Lam, P.S., S. Sokhansanj, X. Bi, C.J. Lim, L.J. Naimi, M. Hoque, S. Mani, A. R. Womac, X. P. Ye, and S. Narayan.  2008.  Bulk density of wet and dry wheat straw and switchgrass particles.  Applied Engineering in Agriculture 24(3):351-358.

Neimsuwan, T., S. Wang, and X. P. Ye.  2008.  Effects of refining steam pressure on the water vapor sorption of loblolly pine fibers.  Holzforschung 62(5): 556-561.

Ye, X., D. G. Hayes, A. R. Womac, K. L. Hong, and S. Sokhansanj.  2008.  Fast classification and compositional analysis of cornstover fractions using Fourier transform near-infrared techniques.  Bioresource Technology, 99(15):7323-32.

Ye, X. P., J. Julson, M. Kuo, A. R. Womac, and D. Myers.  2007.  Properties of Medium Density Fiberboards Made From Renewable Biomass.  Bioresource Technology, 98(5), 1077-84.

Ye, X. P., J. Julson, M. Kuo, and D. Myers.  2005.  Biocomposite hardboard from renewable biomass bonded with soybean-based adhesives.  Transactions of the ASAE, Vol. 48(4), pp1629-1635.

Ye, X. P., R. Ruan, P. Chen, and C. Doona.  2004.  Simulation and verification of ohmic heating in static heater using MRI temperature mapping.  Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und Technologie. Vol. 37, Issue 1, 2004.

Book chapters or books

Ye, X., and S. Ren*.  2014.  Value-added Chemicals from Glycerol.  Soy-Based Chemicals and Materials, Chapter 3, pp43-80. R. Brentin (Ed.). ACS Publications.

Ye, X., L. Cheng*, H. Ma, B. Bujanovic, M. J. Goundalkar, and T. E. Amidon.  2012.  Chapter--Biorefinery with Water.  Book 'The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion', Chapter 4 Biorefinery with water, pp135-180. H. Xie and N. Gathergood Eds. John Wiley & Sons.

Ruan R., X. P. Ye, P. Chen, and C. Doona.  2004.  Developments in Ohmic Heating.  In Improving Thermal Processing of Foods. P. Richardson (Ed.). Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, England.

Bulletins, reports, circulars, pamphlets, factsheets

Popular press, trade, UTIA magazine or newsletter articles

Ye, X.  2012.  A Comparative Review of Petroleum-Based and Bio-Based Acrolein Production and An Integrated Method for Acrolein Production from Crude Glycerol.  Renewable Energy Global Innovations, Featured by invitation as Key Scientific Articles, May 14, 2012.

Abstracts from scientific or discipline meetings, papers from conference proceedings

Ye, X.  2023.  Development and engineering of technologies for new oil products.  American Oil Chemists'' Society, Presentation with abstract at 2023 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo May 1, 2023, Denver, CO, USA (invited presentation).

Ye, X., M. Morris*, and C. J. Doona.  2021.  Improvement of dyeing para-aramid fabrics pretreated with soybean oil and nonthermal plasma in glycerol-based dye bath.  2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, Virtual poster presentation, May 4, 2021, , USA.

Wang, Y.*, and X. Ye.  2020.  Techno-economic analysis of solvent extraction of soybean oil and coproduction of fermented meal.  2020 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, virtual poster presentation, June 29, 2020, , USA.

Ye, X.  2019.  Co-production of acrylic acid in a typical biodiesel plant: a techno-economic assessment.  110th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, May 5-8, 2019, St. Louis, MO, USA.

Ye, X.  2018.  Innovations in biodiesel production value chain toward circular economy.  109th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo, May 6-9, 2018, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

Ren, S.*, and X. Ye.  2017.  Overcoming catalyst deactivation in glycerol dehydration to enable sustainable production of acrolein and acrylic acid.  The 108th AOCS International Meeting & Industry Showcases, Orlando, FL. May 3, 2017.

Ren, S.*, and X. Ye.  2016.  Conversion of crude glycerol to value-added chemicals in alcohol.  The 107th AOCS International Meeting & Industry Showcases, #61817. Salt Lake City, UT . May 3, 2016.

Lewis, A., S. Ren*, P. Kim, S. Xeng, S. Pavlostathis, X. Ye, N. Labbe, and A. Borole.  2015.  A hybrid thermochemical-biological process for conversion of biomass to biofuels, hydrogen, and co-products via pyrolysis and microbial electrolysis.  2015 American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, November 2015 (poster).

Lewis, A., S. Ren*, P. Kim, X. Zeng, S. Pavlostathis, X. Ye, N. Labbe, and A. Borole.  2015.  A Hybrid Thermochemical-biological Process for Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels, Hydrogen and Co-products via Pyrolysis and Microbial Electrolysis.  37th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, San Diego, CA, April 2015 (poster).

Ren, S.*, and X. Ye.  2015.  Methyl Lactate Production from Glycerol with Methanol and Carbon Dioxide Using Solid Base Catalysts.  The 106th AOCS International Meeting & Industry Showcases, #61817. Orlando, FL. May 4, 2015..

Ye, X.  2015.  Production of Acrylic Acid from Renewable Crude Glycerin.  United Soybean Board Technical Advisory Panel meeting, St. Louis, MO, March 17-19, 2015.  (invited)

Ye, X., B. Zou*, and S. Ren*.  2015.  Production of Acrolein and Acrylic Acid from Glycerol in Carbon Dioxide Media.  The 106th AOCS International Meeting & Industry Showcases, #62032. Orlando, FL. May 4, 2015..

Ren, S.*, X. Ye, A. Borole, P. Kim, and N. Labbe.  2014.  Characterization of Aqueous Phase Bio-Oil Derived from Switchgrass Pyrolysis.  Proceedings of AIChE Annual Meeting, AIChE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 19, 2014.

Ye, X., S. Ren*, and L. Liu*.  2014.  Synergistic functions of solid catalysts in the simultaneous production of lactic acid and propylene glycol from glycerol.  The 105th AOCS Annual Conference & Expo., San Antonio, Texas, May 6, 2014.  (invited)

Zhao, S.*, B. Huang, and X. Ye.  2014.  Laboratory Evaluation of Asphalt Cement and Mixture Modified by Bio-Char Produced through Fast Pyrolysis.  GeoShanghai 2014 International Conference, Shanghai, China, May 26-28, 2014.

Zhao, S.*, B. Huang, X. Shu, and X. Ye.  2014.  Laboratory Investigation of Bio-Char Modified Asphalt Mixtures.  Proceedings of 93rd Annual Conf. of Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., Jan. 12–16.

Chen, L.*, L. Liu*, and X. Ye.  2013.  Production of racemic lactic acid from glycerol using solid base catalyst.  The 104th AOCS Annual Conference & Expo, #268976. Montréal, Québec, Canada. April 30, 2013.

Ye, X.  2013.  Challenges and progress in the conversion of crude glycerol for high-value chemicals.  China-US Annual Workshop Environmental Health and Green Development, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Nov. 19, 2013.  (invited)

Ye, X.  2013.  Simultaneous production of lactic acid and propylene glycol from glycerol using solid catalysts.  The 17th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, Washington DC, June 20, 2013.  (invited)

Ye, X., L. liu*, and A. Wang*.  2013.  Effects of non-thermal plasma in glycerol dehydration to acrolein catalyzed by solid acids.  The 104th AOCS Annual Conference & Expo., #268973. Montréal, Québec, Canada, April 30, 2013.

Y. Zhang, B. Huang, X. Ye, and X. Shu.  2012.  Neutron Scattering for Moisture Detection in Foamed Warm Mix Asphalt.  49th Peterson Asphalt Research Conference, Organized by Western Research Institute in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration. Laramie, Wyoming, July 9-11, 2012.

Ye, X.  2012.  Acrolein from Crude Glycerin – Test of Continuous Reaction System & Lactic Acid from Crude Glycerin.  Proceedings of Fibers & Thermoplastics Technical Advisory Panel meeting, The United Soybean Board, Charoltte, NC, August 7 & 8, 2012.  (invited)

Ye, X., B. C. English, L. Cheng*, D. Boylan, T. Johnson, and B. Zemo.  2012.  Combustion Behavior and Pollutant Emissions in Co-firing Switchgrass on a 60-Megawatt Pulverized Coal-fired Boiler.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, #1338411, Dallas, Texas, July 31, 2011.

Ye, X., L. Chen*, and L. Liu*.  2012.  Catalytic Conversion of Crude Glycerin to Lactic Acid under Mild Reaction Conditions.  The 103rd AOCS Annual Conference # 49748, Long Beach, California, May 1, 2012.

Doona, C.J., and X. P. Ye.  2011.  Inactivation of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens spores by nonthermal plasma and high pressure processing.  IFT Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 2011, Session #71.  (invited)

Huang, Y, X. P. Ye, M. A. Radosevich, Doona, C.J., and Feeherry, F.E..  2011.  Characterization and Modeling of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Spore Germination Using FT-IR and UV-Vis Spectroscopy.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, Aug. 2011. #1111527.

Liu, L.*, and X. P. Ye.  2011.  Comparative review of bio-based acrolein production--A value-added process for sustaining the bio-fuel industry.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, Aug. 2011. #1111511.

Liu, L.*, Cheng, L.*, and X. P. Ye.  2011.  High-yield Conversion of Crude Glycerol to Acrolein in Subcritical Water.  AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 2011, #236630.  (invited)

Ye, X. P., and Cheng, L.*.  2011.  Efficient acrolein production from crude glycerol using sub-/super-critical water technology.  102nd AOCS Annual Meeting, Cincinnati Ohio, May 2011. #42961.

Ye, X. P., and Cheng, L.*.  2011.  Conversion of crude glycerol to acrolein in super- and sub-critical water.  Proceedings Published by the American Chemical Society, Spring meeting 2011.  (invited)

Ye, X. P., and Cheng, L.*.  2011.  Roles of near-critical water in the conversion of crude glycerol to acrolein.  Proceedings Published by the American Chemical Society, Fall meeting 2011.

Ye, X. P., Cheng, L.*, and Liu, L.*.  2011.  Integrated Process for Acrolein Production from Crude Glycerol Using Supercritical Water Technology.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Louisville, KY, Aug. 2011. #1111072.

Huang, Y.,*, L. Liu, X. Ye, M. A. Radosevich, C. J. Doona, F. E. Feeherry, and S. A. Marcott.  2010.  Nonthermal Plasma Inactivation of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Spores.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2010. #1008753.

Liu, L.*, L. Cheng, and X. Ye.  2010.  Catalytic Glycerol Conversion to Acrolein--A value-added chemical from biodiesel byproduct.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2010. #1009179.

Cheng, L.*, and X. P. Ye.  2009.  Roles of Subcritical Water in the Conversion of Switchgrass.  Proceedings of AIChE 2009 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, Nov. 2009. #170813.

Cheng, L.*, L. Liu, and X. Ye.  2009.  Investigation of Rapid Conversion of Biomass in Subcritical Water.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV, June 2009. # 096330.

Cheng, L.*, X. Ye, and L. Liu.  2009.  Investigation of Catalytic Dehydration of Bio-polyols Using Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Spectroscopy.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV, June 2009. #096375.

Liu, L.*, X. Ye, C. J. Doona, and F. E. Feeherry.  2009.  Comparison of the Mechanisms of Inactivation of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Spores by High Pressure, Thermal, and Chemical Methods Using Rapid FTIR-ATR Techniques.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV, June 2009. #096413.

Ye, X. P., and Cheng, L.*.  2009.  Biomass Conversion in Super- or Sub-critical Water for Value-added Chemicals.  Platform presentation (with abstract) at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 30th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Nov. 23, 2009. Green Biorefinery session #425.  (invited)

He, R., X. P. Ye, and F. M. Harte.  2008.  Upgrading of switch grass bio-oil by high pressure process.  ASABE Annual International Meeting – June 29-July 2, Providence, Rhode Island.

He, R., X. P. Ye, B. C. English, and J.A. Satrio.  2008.  Influence of Feedstock Moisture and Pyrolysis Temperature on Physicochemical Properties of Switchgrass Bio-oil.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Providence, RI, July 2008. #084042.

Liu, L.*, R. H. He, X. Ye, and B. C. English.  2008.  FTIR spectroscopy and multivariate analysis of physicochemical properties of switchgrass bio-oil.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Providence, RI, July 2008. #084543.

Liu, L.*, X. Ye, A. R. Womac, D. G. Hayes, and S. Sokhansanj.  2008.  Potential of one General FT-NIR Predictive Model for Multiple Biomass Species.  ASABE Annual International Meeting, Providence, RI, July 2008. #084525.

Liu, L., X. P. Ye, L. Kline, D. G. Hayes, A. R. Womac, and S. Sokhansanj.  2007.  Investigation Of Chemical Variability Of Switchgrass And Cornstover Using Fast Near Infrared Techniques.  Paper No. 076006, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, MI.

Liu, L., X. Ye, and A. R. Womac.  2007.  Pretreatment of near infrared spectral data in rapid biomass analysis.  American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Paper No. 076122, St. Joseph, MI.

Ye, X., C. Li, Z. Hu, A. R. Womac, and J. B. Wilkerson.  2007.  Autothermal conversion of glycerol to hydrogen under nano-catalysis.  American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, Paper No. 076002, St. Joseph, MI.

Fu, R., J. Qi, R. Ruan, P. Chen, X. P. Ye, and C. Doona.  2005.  Monitoring Starch Saccharification using low field NMR.  ASAE Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL. July 2005. Paper No. 057018.

Qi, J., R. Ruan, X. P. Ye, P. Chen, C. Doona, and T. Yang.  2005.  MRI study of low moisture food and biopolymers with short relaxation times.  IFT Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, July 2005. Paper No. 99C-29.

Womac, A. R., I. Cannayen, X. P. Ye, D. G. Hayes, and S. Narayan.  2005.  Shearing Characteristics Of Biomass For Size Reduction.  Paper No. 056058, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI.

Ye, X., S. Wang, R. Ruan, A. R. Womac, D. G. Hayes, P. Chen, and J. Qi.  2005.  Magnetic Resonance Microimaging Of Water Transfer In Oriented Strand Board And Solid Wood.  ASAE, Paper #056129, St. Joseph, MI.

Ruan, R., F. Yu, P. Chen, X. P. Ye, S. Deng, and T. S. Yang.  2004.  Making biodegradable particleboard from liquefied corn stover.  IFT Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. July 2004. Paper No. 83C-1.

Ye, X. P., R. Ruan, C. Mok, F. Yu, P. Chen, and C. Doona.  2004.  Study of water in set yogurt during fermentation using NMR relaxometry.  IFT Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. July 2004. Paper No. 99F-6.

Ye, X. P., R. Ruan, P. Chen, C. Doona, and T. S. Yang.  2004.  Low-field magnetic resonance imaging of low-moisture food systems.  ASAE Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada. August 2004. Paper No. 046161.

Yu, F., R. Ruan, P. Chen, S. Deng, X. P. Ye, and Y. Liu.  2004.  Preparation of biopolymer from corn stover.  ASAE Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, Canada. August 2004. Paper No. 046085.

Ye, X.  2015.  Production of Acrylic Acid from Renewable Crude Glycerin.  United Soybean Board Technical Advisory Panel meeting, St. Louis, MO, March 17-19, 2015.  (invited)

Ye, X., S. Ren*, and L. Liu*.  2014.  Synergistic functions of solid catalysts in the simultaneous production of lactic acid and propylene glycol from glycerol.  The 105th AOCS Annual Conference & Expo., San Antonio, Texas, May 6, 2014.  (invited)

Ye, X.  2013.  Challenges and progress in the conversion of crude glycerol for high-value chemicals.  China-US Annual Workshop Environmental Health and Green Development, Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Nov. 19, 2013.  (invited)

Ye, X.  2013.  Simultaneous production of lactic acid and propylene glycol from glycerol using solid catalysts.  The 17th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, Washington DC, June 20, 2013.  (invited)

Ye, X.  2012.  Acrolein from Crude Glycerin – Test of Continuous Reaction System & Lactic Acid from Crude Glycerin.  Proceedings of Fibers & Thermoplastics Technical Advisory Panel meeting, The United Soybean Board, Charoltte, NC, August 7 & 8, 2012.  (invited)

Doona, C.J., and X. P. Ye.  2011.  Inactivation of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens spores by nonthermal plasma and high pressure processing.  IFT Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 2011, Session #71.  (invited)

Liu, L.*, Cheng, L.*, and X. P. Ye.  2011.  High-yield Conversion of Crude Glycerol to Acrolein in Subcritical Water.  AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, Sept. 2011, #236630.  (invited)

Ye, X. P., and Cheng, L.*.  2011.  Conversion of crude glycerol to acrolein in super- and sub-critical water.  Proceedings Published by the American Chemical Society, Spring meeting 2011.  (invited)

Ye, X. P., and Cheng, L.*.  2009.  Biomass Conversion in Super- or Sub-critical Water for Value-added Chemicals.  Platform presentation (with abstract) at the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) North America 30th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Nov. 23, 2009. Green Biorefinery session #425.  (invited)

Theses/Dissertations completed by directed students

Wang, T., and X. Ye.  2023.  Development of Domestic Oleochemicals for Coating Applications.  M.S. Thesis, M.S. Thesis of Caleb Metzcar.

Chen, L.*  2011.  Conversion of Glycerol to Lactic Acid under Low Corrosive Conditions with Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysts.  MS Thesis.

Huang, Y.*  2011.  Non-thermal Plasma Inactivation of Bacillus Amyloliquefaciens Spores.  MS Thesis.

Zhao, S.*, and B. Huang.  2014.  Blending Issues of Hot and Warm Mix Asphalt Containing Recycled Asphalt Pavement and Recycled Asphalt Shingle.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Co-adviser with Baoshan Huang (CEE).

Liu, L.*  2011.  Roles of Non-thermal Plasma in Gas-phase Glycerol Dehydration Catalyzed by Supported Silicotungstic Acid.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

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* Xiaofei Ye served as major professor for this author.