Publications (by year):


Alam, A.; Zhang, R.; Liu, P.; Huang, J.; Wang, Y.; Hu, Z.; Madadi, M.; Sun, D.; Hu, R.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Tu, Y.; Peng, L.  A finalized determinant for complete lignocellulose enzymatic saccharification potential to maximize bioethanol production in bioenergy Miscanthus. Biotechnol Biofuels 2019, 12. doi:10.1186/s13068-019-1437-4

Ben, H.; Wu, F.; Wu, Z.; Han, G.; Jiang, W.; Ragauskas, A. J.  A comprehensive characterization of pyrolysis oil from softwood barks. Polymers 2019, 11 (9), 1387. doi:10.3390/polym11091387

Ben, H.; Wu, Z.; Han, G.; Jiang, W.; Ragauskas, A.J. In-situ evaluation for upgrading of biomass model compounds over noble metal catalysts by isotopic tracing and NMR monitoring.   Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis (2019), 137, 253-258. doi:10.1016/j.jaap.2019.05.004

Ben, H.; Wu, Z.; Han, G.; Jiang, W.; Ragauskas, A.J. Pyrolytic behavior of major biomass components in waste biomass. Polymers 2019, 11 (2), 324/1-324/16. doi:10.3390/polym11020324

Bhagia, S.; Ragauskas, A. J.  Preserving Aryl Ether Linkages and Higher Yields of Isolated Lignin through Biomass Fibrillation. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b06390

Cao, X.; Li, L.; Shitao, Y.; Liu, S.; Hailong, Y.; Qiong, W.; Ragauskas, A.J. Catalytic conversion of waste cooking oils for the production of liquid hydrocarbon biofuels using in-situ coating metal oxide on SBA-15 as heterogeneous catalyst. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 2019, 138, 137-144. doi:10.1016/j.jaap.2018.12.017

Das, P.; Stoffel, R. B.; Area, M. C.; Ragauskas, A. J. Effects of one-step alkaline and two-step alkaline/dilute acid and alkaline/steam explosion pretreatments on the structure of isolated pine lignin. Biomass and Bioenergy 2019, 120, 350-358. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2018.11.029

Ding, J.; Yoo, C.G.; Pu, Y.; Meng, X.; Bhagia, S.; Yu, C.; Ragauskas, A.J. Cellulolytic Enzyme-Aided Hemicellulose Extraction and Its Characteristics from Switchgrass. Green Chemistry 2019, 21 (14), 3902-3910. doi:10.1039/C9GC00252A

Dong, C.; Meng, X.; Yeung, C.S.; Tse, H.Y.; Ragauskas, A.; Leu, S.Y.  Diol pretreatment to fractionate a reactive lignin in lignocellulosic biomass biorefinery. Green Chemistry 2019, 21 (10), 2810-2822. doi:10.1039/C9GC00596J

Evans, B.R.;  Foston, M.; O'Neill, H.M.; Reeves, D.; Rempe, C.; McGrath, K.; Ragauskas, A.J.;  Davison, B.H. Production of deuterated biomass by cultivation of Lemna minor (duckweed) in D2O. Planta 2019, 249 (5), 1465-1475. doi:10.1007/s00425-019-03097-3

Giummarella, N.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Lawoko, M. A critical review on the analysis of lignin carbohydrate bonds in plants. Green Chemistry 2019 20, 1573-1595. doi:10.1039/C8GC03606C

Hao, N.; Alper, K.; Tekin, K.; Karagoz, S.; Ragauskas, A.J. One-pot transformation of lignocellulosic biomass into crude bio-oil with metal chlorides via hydrothermal and supercritical ethanol processing. Bioresource Technology 2019, 288, 121500. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2019.121500

Hou, Q.; Wang, X.; Ragauskas, A. J. Dynamic self-assembly of polyelectrolyte composite nanomaterial film. Polymers 2019, 11 (8), 1258. doi:10.3390/polym11081258

Hou, Q.; Wang, X.; Ragauskas, A.J. Preparation and characterization of nanocellulose-polyvinyl alcohol multilayer film by layer-by-layer method. Cellulose 2019, 26 (8), 4787-4798. doi:10.1007/s10570-019-02413-0

Huang, C.; Bhagia, S.; Hao, N.; Meng, X.; Liang, L.; Yong, Q.; Ragauskas, A.J. Biomimetic composite scaffold from an in situ hydroxyapatite coating on cellulose nanocrystals. RSC Advances 2019, 9 (10), 5786-5793. doi:10.1039/C8RA09523J

Huang, C.; Fang, G.; Tao, Y.; Meng, X.; Lin, Y.; Bhagia, S.; Wu, X.; Yong, Q.; Ragauskas, A. J.  Nacre-inspired hemicelluloses paper with fire retardant and gas barrier properties by self-assembly with bentonite nanosheets. Carbohydrate Polymers 2019, 225, 115219. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.115219

Huang, C.; Fang, G.; Zhao, Y.; Bhagia, S.; Meng, X.; Yong, Q.; Ragauskas, A.J. Bio-inspired nanocomposite by layer-by-layer coating of chitosan/hyaluronic acid multilayers on a hard nanocellulose-hydroxyapatite matrix. Carbohydrate Polymers 2019, 222, 115036. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.115036

Kim, K.H.; Eudes, A.; Jeong, K.; Yoo, C.G.; Kim, C.S.; Ragauskas, A.J. Integration of renewable deep eutectic solvents with engineered biomass to achieve a closed-loop biorefinery. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2019, 116 (28), 13816-13824. doi:10.1073/pnas.1904636116

Kothari, N.; Bhagia, S.; Zaher, M.; Pu, Y.; Mittal, A.; Yoo, C.G.; Himmel, M.E.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Kumar, R.; Wyman, C.E. Cellulose hydrolysis by Clostridium thermocellum is agnostic to substrate structural properties in contrast to fungal cellulases. Green Chemistry 2019, 21 (10), 2810-2822. doi:10.1039/C9GC00262F

Li, Q.; Li, M.; Lin, H. S.; Hu, C.; Truong, P.; Zhang, T.; Sue, H. J.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Yuan, J. S. Non-Solvent Fractionation of Lignin Enhances Carbon Fiber Performance. ChemSusChem 2019, 12 (14), 3249-3256. doi:10.1002/cssc.201901052

Li M.; Yoo C.G.; Pu Y.; Biswal A.K.; Tolbert A. K; Mohnen D.; Ragauskas A.J. Downregulation of pectin biosynthesis gene GAUT4 leads to reduced ferulate and lignin-carbohydrate cross-linking in switchgrass. Communications Biology 2019, 2, 22. doi:10.1038/s42003-018-0265-6

Liang, L.; Bhagia, S.; Li, M.; Huang, C.; Ragauskas, A.J. Cross-linking of Nanocellulosics and Their Applications. ChemSusChem 2019, 13 (1):78-87. doi:10.1002/cssc.201901676

Liang, L.; Huang, C.; Hao, N.; Ragauskas, A.J. Cross-linked poly(methyl vinyl ether-co-maleic acid)/poly(ethylene glycol)/nanocellulosics foams via directional freezing. Carbohydrate Polymers 2019, 213, 346-351. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.02.073

Liu, S.; Han, J.; Wu, Q.; Bian, B.; Li, L.; Yu, S.; Song, J.; Zhang, C.; Ragauskas, A.J.  Hydrogenation of Phenol to Cyclohexanone over Bifunctional Pd/C-Heteropoly Acid Catalyst in the Liquid Phase. Catalysis Letters 2019, 149 (9), 2383-2389. doi:10.1007/s10562-019-02852-1

Liu, Z.H.; Hao, N.; Shinde, S.; Olson, M.L.; Bhagia, S.; Dunlap, J.R.; Kao, K.C.; Kang, X.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Yuan, J.S. Co-design of combinatorial organosolv pretreatment (COP) and lignin nanoparticles (LNPs) in biorefineries. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2019, 7 (2), 2634-2647. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b05715

Liu, Z.H.; Hao, N.; Shinde, S.D.; Pu, Y.; Kang, X.; Ragauskas, A.; Yuan, J.S. Defining lignin nanoparticle properties through tailored lignin reactivity by sequential organosolv fragmentation approach (SOFA). Green Chemistry 2019, 21 (2), 245-260. doi:10.1039/C8GC03290D

Liu, Z.H.; Le, R. K.; Kosa, M.; Yang, B.; Yuan, J.; Ragauskas, A.J.  Identifying and creating pathways to improve biological lignin valorization. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 2019, 105, 349-362. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2019.02.009

Liu, Z.H.; Shinde, S.D.; Xie, S.; Hao, N.; Lin, F.; Li, M.; Yoo, C.G.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Yuan, J.S. Cooperative Valorization of Lignin and Residual Sugar to Polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) for Enhanced Yield and Carbon Utilization in Biorefineries. Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2019, 3 (8), 2024-2037. doi:10.1039/C9SE00021F

Lu, K.; Hao, N.; Meng, X.; Luo, Z.; Tuskan, G.A.; Ragauskas, A.J.  Investigating the correlation of biomass recalcitrance with pyrolysis oil using poplar as the feedstock. Bioresource Technology 2019, 289, 121589. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2019.121589

Meng, X.; Crestini, C.; Ben, H.; Hao, N.; Pu, Y.;  Ragauskas, A.J.; Argyropoulos, D.S. Determination of hydroxyl groups in biorefinery resources via quantitative 31P nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Nature Protocols 2019, 14 (9), 2627-2647. doi:10.1038/s41596-019-0191-1

Meng, X.; Parikh, A.; Seemala, B.; Kumar, R.; Pu, Y.; Wyman, C. E.; Cai, C. M.; Ragauskas, A. J. Characterization of fractional cuts of co-solvent enhanced lignocellulosic fractionation lignin isolated by sequential precipitation. Bioresource Technology 2019, 272, 202-208. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.09.130

Nguyen, N. A. ; Kim, K.; Bowland, C.C.; Keum, J. K.; Kearney, L.T.; André, N.O.; Labbé, N.; Naskar, A. K. A fundamental understanding of whole biomass dissolution in ionic liquid for regeneration of fiber by solution-spinning.  Green Chemistry 2019, 21, 4354-4367. doi:10.1039/C9GC00774A

Nie, K.; Song, Y.; Liu, S.; Han, G.; Ben, H.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Jiang, W. Preparation and characterization of microcellulose and nanocellulose fibers from Artemisia vulgaris bast. Polymers 2019, 11 (5), 907. doi:10.3390%2Fpolym11050907

Patri, A. S.; Mostofian, B.; Pu, Y.; Ciaffone, N.; Soliman, M.; Smith, M. D.; Kumar, R.; Cheng, X.; Wyman, C. E.; Tetard, L.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Smith, J. C.; Petridis, L.; Cai, C. C. A Multifunctional Cosolvent Pair Reveals Molecular Principles of Biomass Deconstruction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141 (32), 12545-12557. doi:10.1021/jacs.8b10242

Satlewal, A.; Agrawal, R.; Das, P.; Bhagia, S.; Pu, Y.; Puri, S.K.; Ramakumar, S. S. V.; Ragauskas, A.J. Assessing the facile pretreatments of bagasse for efficient enzymatic conversion and their impacts on structural and chemical properties. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2019, 7 (1), 1095-1104. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04773

Shah, R.; Huang, S.; Pingali, Sai V.; Sawada, D.; Pu, Y.; Rodriguez, M.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Kim, S.H.; Evans, B.R.; Davison, B.H.; Hugh, O.N. Hemicellulose-cellulose composites reveal differences in cellulose organization after dilute acid pretreatment. Biomacromolecules 2019, 20 (2), 893-903. doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.8b01511

Shi, C.; Zhang, S.; Wang, W.; Linhardt, R. J.; Ragauskas, A. J. Preparation of Highly Reactive Lignin by Ozone Oxidation: Application as Surfactants with Antioxidant and Anti-UV Properties. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019. doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b05498

Song, Y.; Jiang, W.; Nie, K.; Zhang, Y.; Ben, H.; Han, G.; Ragauskas, A. J.  An alkali-free method to manufacture ramie fiber. Textile Research Journal 2019, 89 (17), 3653-3659. doi:10.1177/0040517518811946

Song, Y.; Kai, N.; Jiang, W.; Zhang, Y.; Ben, H.; Han, G.; Ragauskas, A. J. Utilization of deep eutectic solvent as a degumming protocol for Apocynum venetum bast. Cellulose 2019, 26, 8047-8057. doi:10.1007/s10570-019-02654-z

Tuskan, G.A.; Muchero, W.; Tschaplinski, T.J.; Ragauskas, A.J. Population-level approaches reveal novel aspects of lignin biosynthesis, content, composition and structure. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 2019, 56, 250-257. doi:10.1016/j.copbio.2019.02.017

Wang, J.; Jiang, J.; Sun, Y.; Zhong, Z.;Wang, X.;Xia, H.; Liu, G.; Pang, S.; Wang, K.;Xu, J.; Li, M.; Ruan, R.; Ragauskas, A.  J.  Recycling benzene and ethylbenzene from in-situ catalytic pyrolysis of plastic wastes. Energy Conversion & Management 2019, 200, 112088. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2019.112088

Wang, J.; Jiang, J.; Wang, X.; Liu, P.; Li, J.; Liu, G.; Wang, K.; Li, M.; Zhong, Z. Xu, J.; Ragauskas, A. J.  Catalytic conversion of rubber wastes to produce aromatic hydrocarbons over USY zeolites: Effect of SiO2/Al2O3 mole ratio. Energy Conversion and Management 2019, 197, 111857. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2019.111857

Wang, J.; Jiang, J.; Zhong, Z.; Wang, K.; Wang, X.; Zhang, B.; Ruan, R.; Li, M.; Ragauskas, A.J. Catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of bamboo sawdust and waste plastics for enhanced aromatic hydrocarbons production using synthesized CeO2/γ-Al2O3 and HZSM-5. Energy Conversion and Management, (2019), 196, 759-767. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2019.06.009

Wang, H.; Pu, Y; Ragauskas, A. J.; Yang, B. From lignin to valuable products-strategies, challenges, and prospects. Bioresource Technology 2019, 271, 449-461. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.09.072

Wang, J.; Zhong, Z.; Ding, K.; Li, M.; Hao, N.; Meng, X.; Ruan, R.; Ragauskas, A. J. Catalytic fast co-pyrolysis of bamboo sawdust and waste tire using a tandem reactor with cascade bubbling fluidized bed and fixed bed system. Energy Conversion and Management 2019, 180, 60-71. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2018.10.056

Wang, X.; Bozell, J.J.; Feng, X.; Huang, J.; Chen, H.; Bozell, J.J; Li, Qian; Ragauskas, A.; Wang, S.; Mei, C. Effect of solvent fractionation pretreatment on energy consumption of cellulose nanofabrication from switchgrass. Journal of Materials Science 2019, 54 (10), 8010-8022. doi:10.1007/s10853-019-03413-y

Wang, Y.Y.; Wyman, C.E.; Cai, C.M.; Ragauskas, A.J. Lignin-based Polyurethanes from Unmodified Kraft Lignin Fractionated by Sequential Precipitation. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2019, 1 (7), 1672-1679. doi:10.1021/acsapm.9b00228

Wu, Q.; Gao, M.; Cao, S.; Hu, J.; Huang, L.; Yu, S.; Ragauskas, A.J. Chitosan-based layered carbon materials prepared via ionic-liquid-assisted hydrothermal carbonization and their performance study. Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers 2019, 101, 231-243. doi:10.1016/j.jtice.2019.04.039

Wu, Q.; Zhang, G.; Gao, M.; Cao, S.; Li, Lu; Liu, S.; Xie, C.; Huang, L.; Yu, S.; Ragauskas, A.J.  Clean production of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from cellulose using a hydrothermal/biomass-based carbon catalyst. Journal of Cleaner Production 2019, 213, 1096-1102. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.12.276

Xie, H.; Engle, N.L.; Venketachalam, S.; Yoo, C.G.; Barros, J.; Lecoultre, M.; Howard, N. N.; Li, G.; Sun, L.; Srivastava, A.C.; Pattathil, S.; Pu, Y.; Hahn, M.G.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Nelson, R.S.; Dixon, R.A.; Tschaplinski, T.J.; Blancaflor, E.B.;Tang, Y. Combining loss of function of FOLYLPOLYGLUTAMATE SYNTHETASE1 and CAFFEOYL-COA 3-O-METHYLTRANSFERASE1 for lignin reduction and improved saccharification efficiency in Arabidopsis thaliana. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2019, 12, 108. doi:10.1186/s13068-019-1446-3

Xie, S.; Sun, S.; Lin, F.; Li, M. Pu, Y.; Cheng, Y.; Xu, B.; Liu, Z.; da Costa Sousa, L.; Dale, Bruce E.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Dai, S. Y.; Yuan, J. S. Mechanism-Guided Design of Highly Efficient Protein Secretion and Lipid Conversion for Biomanufacturing and Biorefining. Advanced Science 2019, 6 (13): 1801980. doi:10.1002/advs.201801980

Xu, Z.; Li, X.; Hao, N.; Pan, C.; de la Torre, L.; Ahamed, A.; Miller, J. H.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Yuan, J.; Yang, B. Kinetic understanding of nitrogen supply condition on biosynthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoate from benzoate by Pseudomonas putida KT2440. Bioresource Technology 2019, 273, 538-544. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.11.046

Yang, H.; Yoo, C. G.; Meng, X.; Pu, Y.; Muchero, W.; Tuskan, G. A.; Tschaplinski, T. J.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Yao, L.  Structural changes of lignins in natural Populus variants during different pretreatments. Bioresource Technology 2019, 295, 122240. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2019.122240

Yang, Y.; Yoo, C. G.; Rottmann, W.; Winkeler, K. A.; Collins, C. M.; Gunter, L. E.; Jawdy, S. S.; Yang, X.; Pu, Yunqiao; Ragauskas, A. J.; Tuskan, G. A.; Chen, J. G. PdWND3A, a wood-associated NAC domain-containing protein, affects lignin biosynthesis and composition in Populus. BMC Plant Biol. 2019 19(1):486. doi:10.1186/s12870-019-2111-5

Yao, L.; Yoo, C. G.; Pu, Y.; Meng, X.; Muchero, W.; Tuskan, G. A.; Tschaplinski, T. J.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Yang, H.  Physicochemical changes of cellulose and their influences on Populus trichocarpa digestibility after different pretreatments. BioRes. 2019, 14(4), 9658-9676.

Young, T. M.; Khaliukova, O.; André, N.O. ;Petutschnigg, A.; Rials, T.G. Detecting special-cause variation ‘events’ from process data signatures using control bands.  Journal of Applied Statistics 2019, 46 (16), 3032-3043. doi:10.1080/02664763.2019.1622658

Zhang, J.; Li, M.; Bryan, A. C.; Yoo, C. G.; Rottmann, W.; Winkeler, K. A.; Collins, C. M.; Singan, V.; Lindquist, Erika A.; Jawdy, S. S.; Gunter, L. E.; Engle, N. L.; Yang, X.;Barry, K.; Tschaplinski, T. J.;Schmutz, J.; Pu, Y.;  Ragauskas, A. J.; Tuskan, G. A.; Muchero, W. Overexpression of a serine hydroxymethyltransferase increases biomass production and reduces recalcitrance in the bioenergy crop Populus. Sustainable Energy & Fuels 2019, 3 (1), 195-207. doi:10.1039/C8SE00471D

Zhang, S.; Li, M; Hao, N.; Ragauskas, A. J. Stereolithography 3D Printing of Lignin-Reinforced Composites with Enhanced Mechanical Properties. ACS Omega 2019, 4 (23), 20197-20204. doi:10.1021/acsomega.9b02455

Zhao, X.; Tekinalp, H.; Meng, X.; Ker, D.; Benson, B.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Wang, Y.; Li, K.; Webb, E.; Douglas, G.J.; Anderson, J.; Ozcan, S. Poplar as biofiber reinforcement in composites for large-scale 3D printing. ACS Applied Bio Materials 2019, 2 (10), 4557-4570. doi:10.1021/acsabm.9b00675


Badmi, R.; Payyavula, R. S.; Bali, G.; Guo, H. B.; Jawdy, S. S.; Gunter, L.; Yang, X.; Winkeler, K.; Collins, C.; Rottmann, W. J.; Yee, K.; Rodriguez Jr, M.; Sykes, R.; Decker, S. R.; Davis, M. F.; Ragauskas, A.; Tuskan, G.; Kalluri, U. C. A new calmodulin-binding protein expresses in the context of secondary cell wall biosynthesis and impacts biomass properties in Populus. Frontiers in Plant Science | Plant Cell Biology 2018, 9, 1669. doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.01669

Ben, H.; Chen, X.; Shao, Y.; Han, G.; Jiang, W.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas A. J. Characterization of whole biomasses in pyridine based ionic liquid at low temperature by 31P NMR: An approach to quantitatively measure hydroxyl groups in biomass as their original structures. Frontiers in Energy Research 2018, 6, article 13. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2018.00013

Bhagia, S.; Meng X.; Evans, B. R.; Dunlap, J. R.; Bali, G.; Chen, J.; Reeves, K. S.; Ho, H. C.; Davidson, B. H.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J. Ultrastructure and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Deuterated Switchgrass. Scientific Reports 2018, 8 (1), 13226.

Bhagia, S.; Pu, Y.; Evans, B. R.; Davison, B. H.; Ragauskas, A. J. Hemicellulose characterization of deuterated switchgrass. Bioresource Technology 2018, 269, 567-570. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.08.034

Biswal, A. K.; Atmodjo, M. A.; Li, M.; Baxter, H. L.; Yoo, C. G.; Pu, Y.; Lee, Y. C.; Mazarei, M.; Black, I. M.; Ji-Yi, Z.;Ramanna, H.; Bray, A. L.; King, Z. R.; LaFayette, P. R.; Pattathil, S.; Donohoe, B. S.; Mohanty, S. S.; Ryno, D.; Yee, K.; Thompson, O. A.; Rodriguez Jr., M.; Dumitrache, A.; Natzke, J.; Winkeler, K.; Collins, C.; Yang, X.; Tan, L.; Sykes, R. W.; Gjersing, E. L.; Ziebell, A.; Turner, G. B.; Decker, S. R.; Hahn, M. G.; Davison, B. H.; Udvardi, M. K.; Mielenz, J. R.; Mark, D. F.; Nelson, R. A.; Parrott, W. A.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Stewart Jr., N. C.; Mohnen, D. Sugar release and growth of biofuel crops are improved by downregulation of pectin biosynthesis. Nature Biotechnology 2018, 36 (3), 249-257. doi:10.1038/nbt.4067

Das, L.; Li, M.; Stevens, J.; Li, W.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Shi, J. Characterization and Catalytic Transfer Hydrogenolysis of Deep Eutectic Solvent Extracted Sorghum Lignin to Phenolic Compounds. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (8), 10408-10420. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01763

Edmunds, C. W.; Reyes Molina, E. A.; André, N.; Hamilton, C.; Park, S.; Fasina, O.; Adhikari, S.; Kelley, S. S.; Tumuluru, J. S.; Rials, T. G.; Labbé, N. Blended feedstocks for thermochemical conversion: biomass characterization and bio-oil production from switchgrass-pine residue blends.  Frontiers in Energy Research 2018, 6, 99. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2018.00079

Hao, N.; Lu, K.; Ben, H.; Adhikari, S.; Bezerra, T. L.; Ragauskas, A. J. Effect of Autohydrolysis Pretreatment Conditions on Sugarcane Bagasse Structures and Product Distribution Resulting from Pyrolysis. Energy Technology 2018, 6 (4), 640-648. doi:10.1002/ente.201700490

Houston, R.; Haber, H.; Kim, P.; Kim, J.W.; Lloyd, J.; Labbé, N.; Abdoulmounine, N. Rail road tie preservative recovery and conversion to hydrocarbon fuels: A Conceptual process design and economics. Biofuels Bioproducts & Biorefining 2018, 12 (5), 834-845. doi:10.1002/bbb.1894

Huang, C.; Hao, N.; Bhagia, S.; Li, M.; Meng, X.;  Pu, Y.; Yong, Q.; Ragauskas, A. J. Porous artificial bone scaffold synthesized from a facile in situ hydroxyapatite coating and crosslinking reaction of crystalline nanocellulose. Materialia 2018, 4, 237-246. doi:10.1016/j.mtla.2018.09.008

Huang, C.; Ragauskas, A .J.; Wu, X.; Huang, Y.; Zhou, X.; He, J.; Huang, C.; Lai, C.; Li, X.; Yong, Q. Co-production of bio-ethanol, xylonic acid and slow-release nitrogen fertilizer from low-cost straw pulping solid residue. Bioresource Technology 2018, 250, 365-373. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2017.11.060

Jiang, W.; Song, Y.; Liu, S.; Ben, H.; Zhang, Y.; Zhou, C.; Han, G.; Ragauskas, A. J. A green degumming process of ramie. Industrial Crops and Products 2018, 120, 131-134. doi:10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.04.045

Jung, S.; Trajano, H. L.; Yoo, C. G.; Foston, M. B.; Hu, F.; Tolbert, A. K.; Wyman, C. E.; Ragauskas, A. J. Topochemical Understanding of Lignin Distribution During Hydrothermal Flowthrough Pretreatment. ChemistrySelect 2018, 3 (32), 9348-9352. doi:10.1002/slct.201801837

Kim, P.; Hamilton, C.; Elder, T.; Labbé, N. Effect of non-structural organics and inorganics constituents of switchgrass during pyrolysis. Frontiers in Energy Research 2018, 6, 99. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2018.00096

Kumar, R.; Bhagia, S.; Smith, M. D.; Petridis, L.; Ong, R.; Cai, C. M.; Mittal, A.; Himmel, M. E.; Balan, V.; Dale, B. E.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Smith, J. C.; Wyman, C. E. Cellulose-Hemicellulose Interactions at Elevated Temperatures Increase Cellulose Recalcitrance to Biological Conversion. Green Chemistry 2018, 20 (4), 921-934. doi:10.1039/C7GC03518G

Lehmann, M. L.; Counce, R. W.; Watson, J. S.; Labbé, N.; Tao, J. Recovery of phenolic compounds from switchgrass extract. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2018, 6 (1), 374–379. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02639

Li, M.; Yoo, C. G.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J. 31P NMR Chemical Shifts of Solvents and Products Impurities in Biomass Pretreatments. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (1), 1265-1270. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03602

Li, W.; Amos, K.; Li, M.; Pu, Y.; Debolt S.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Shi, J. Fractionation and characterization of lignin streams from unique high-lignin content endocarp feedstocks. Biotechnology for biofuels 2018, 11, 304. doi:10.1186/s13068-018-1305-7

Li, W.; Zhang, Y.; Das, L.; Wang, Y.; Li, M.; Wanninayake, N.; Pu, Y.; Kim, D. Y.; Cheng, Y. T.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Shi, J. Linking lignin source with structural and electrochemical properties of lignin-derived carbon materials. RSC Advances 2018, 8 (68), 38721-38732. doi:10.1039/C8RA08539K

Li, X.; Li, M.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Klett, A. S.; Thies, M.; Zheng, Y. Inhibitory effects of lignin on enzymatic hydrolysis: The role of lignin chemistry and molecular weight. Renewable Energy 2018, 123, 664-674. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2018.02.079

Liu, E.; Li, M.; Das, L.; Pu, Y.; Frazier, T.; Zhao, B.; Crocker, M.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Shi, J. Understanding lignin fractionation and characterization from engineered switchgrass treated by an aqueous ionic liquid. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (5), 6612-6623. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b00384

Liu, N.; Ni, S.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Meng, X.; Hao, N.; Fu, Y. Laccase-mediated functionalization of chitosan with 4-hexyloxyphenol enhances antioxidant and hydrophobic properties of copolymer. Journal of Biotechnology 2018, 269, 8-15. doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2018.01.015

Liu, Q., Labbé, N.; Adhikari, S.; Chmely, S. C.; Abdoulmoumine, N. Hot water extraction as a pretreatment for reducing syngas inorganics impurities A parametric investigation on switchgrass and loblolly pine bark.  Fuel 2018, 220, 177-184. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2018.01.108

Mahan, K. M.; Le, R. K.; Wells, Jr., T.; Anderson, S.; Yuan, J. S.; Stoklosa, R. J.; Bhalla, A.; Hodge, D. B.; Ragauskas, A. J. Production of single cell protein from agro-waste using Rhodococcus opacus. Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology 2018, 45 (9), 795-801. doi:10.1007/s10295-018-2043-3

Mazarei M.; Baxter H. L.; Li M.; Biswal A. K.; Kim K.; Meng X.; Pu Y.; Wuddineh W. A.; Zhang J. Y.; Turner G. B.; Sykes R. W.; Davis M. F.; Udvardi M. K.; Wang Z. Y.; Mohnen D.; Ragauskas A. J.; Labbe N.; Stewart C. N. Functional Analysis of Cellulose Synthase CesA4 and CesA6 Genes in Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) by Overexpression and RNAi-Mediated Gene Silencing. Front. Plant Sci. 2018, 9, 1114. doi:10.3389/fpls.2018.01114

Meng, X.; Parikh, A.; Nagane, N.; Seemala, B.; Kumar, R.; Cai, C. M.; Pu, Y.; Wyman, C. E.; Ragauskas, A. J. Chemical transformations of poplar lignin during co-solvent enhanced lignocellulosic fractionation process. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (7), 8711-8718. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01028

Meng, X.; Pu, Y.; Sannigrahi, P.; Li, M.; Cao, S.; Ragauskas, A. J. The nature of hololignin. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (1), 957-964. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03285

Moyer, J.; Kim, K.; Abdoulmoumine, N.; Chmely, S. C.; Long, B.; Carrier, D. J.; Labbé, N. Structural changes in lignocellulosic biomass during activation with ionic liquids comprising 3-methylimidazolium cations and carboxylate anions.  Biotechnology for Biofuels 2018, 11, 265. doi:10.1186/s13068-018-1263-0

Moyer, P.; Smith, M. D.; Abdoulmoumine, N.; Chmely, S. C.; Smith, J. C.; Petridis, L.; Labbé, N. Relationship between lignocellulosic biomass dissolution and physicochemical properties of ionic liquids composed of 3-methylimidazolium cations and carboxylate anions. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2018, 250, 365-373. doi:10.1039/c7cp07195g

Rajan, K.; Mann, J.; English, E.; Harper, D.; Carrier, D. J.; Rials, T.; Labbé, N.; Chmely S. C.  Sustainable hydrogels based on lignin-methacrylate copolymers with enhanced water retention and tunable material properties. Biomacromolecules 2018, 19 (7), 2665–2672. doi:10.1021/acs.biomac.8b00282

Satlewal, A.; Agrawal, R.; Bhagia, S.; Das, P.; Ragauskas, A. J. Rice straw as a feedstock for biofuels: Availability, recalcitrance, and chemical properties. Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining 2018, 12 (1), 83-107. doi:10.1002/bbb.1818

Satlewal, A.; Agrawal, R.; Bhagia, S.; Sangoro, J; Ragauskas, A. J. Natural deep eutectic solvents for lignocellulosic biomass pretreatment: Recent developments, challenges and novel opportunities. Biotechnology Advances 2018, 36 (8), 2032-2050. doi:10.1016/j.biotechadv.2018.08.009

Seemala, B.; Meng, X.; Parikh, A.; Nagane, N.; Kumar, R.; Wyman, C. E.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Christopher, P.; Cai, C. M. Hybrid Catalytic Biorefining of Hardwood Biomass to Methylated Furans and Depolymerized Technical Lignin. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (8), 10587-10594. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01930

Shinde, S. D.; Meng, X.; Kumar, R.; Ragauskas, A. J. Recent advances in understanding the pseudo-lignin formation in a lignocellulosic biorefinery. Green Chemistry 2018, 20 (10), 2192-2205. doi:10.1039/C8GC00353J

Song, Y.; Jiang, W.; Zhang, Y.; Ben, H.; Han, G.; Ragauskas, A. J. Isolation and characterization of cellulosic fibers from kenaf bast using steam explosion and Fenton oxidation treatment. Cellulose 2018, 25 (9), 4979-4992. doi:10.1007/s10570-018-1916-y

Tekin, K.; Hao, N.;  Karagoz, S.; Ragauskas, A. J. Ethanol: A Promising Green Solvent for the Deconstruction of Lignocellulose. ChemSusChem 2018, 11 (20), 3559-3575.

Vural, D.; Gainaru, C.; O'Neill, H.; Pu, Y.; Smith, M. D.; Parks, J. M.; Pingali, S. V.; Mamontov, E.; Davison, B. H.; Sokolov, A. P.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Smith, J. C.; Petridis, L. Impact of hydration and temperature history on the structure and dynamics of lignin. Green Chemistry 2018, 20 (7), 1602-1611. doi:10.1039/C7GC03796A

Wang, J.; Xu, C.; Zhong, Z.; Deng, A.; Hao, N.; Li, M.; Meng, X.; Ragauskas, A. J. Catalytic Conversion of Bamboo Sawdust over ZrO2-CeO2/γ-Al2O3 to Produce Ketonic
Hydrocarbon Precursors and Furans. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (11), 13797-13806. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01873

Wang, J.; Zhong, Z.; Ding, K.; Deng, A.; Hao, N.; Meng, Xianzhi; Ben, H.; Ruan, R.; Ragauskas, A. J. Catalytic fast pyrolysis of bamboo sawdust via a two-step bench scale bubbling fluidized bed/fixed bed reactor: Study on synergistic effect of alkali metal oxides and HZSM-5. Energy Conversion and Management 2018, 176, 287-298. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2018.09.029

Wang, Y. Y.; Li, M.; Cai, C.; Wyman, C.; Ragauskas, A. J. Fast Fractionation of Technical Lignins by Organic Co-solvents. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (5), 6064-6072. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b04546

Xiao, R.; Yang, X; Li, M.; Li, X.; Wei, Y.; Cao, M.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Thies, M.; Ding, J.; Zheng, Y. Investigation of composition, structure and bioactivity of extracellular polymeric substances from original and stress-induced strains of Thraustochytrium striatum. Carbohydrate Polymers 2018, 195, 515-524. doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.04.126

Yao, L.; Chen, C.; Yoo, C. G.; Meng, X.; Li, M.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A.J.; Dong, C.; Yang, H. Insights of ethanol organosolv pretreatment on lignin properties of Broussonetia papyrifera. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (11), 14767-14773. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03290

Yao, L.; Yang, H.; Yoo, C. G.; Meng, X.; Pu, Y.; Hao, N.; Ragauskas, A. J. Characteristics of lignin fractions from dilute acid pretreated switchgrass and their effect on cellobiohydrolase from Trichoderma longibrachiatum. Frontiers in Energy Research | Bioenergy and Biofuels 2018, 6, article 1. doi:10.3389/fenrg.2018.00001

Yao, L.; Yang, H.; Yoo, C. G.; Pu, Y.; Meng, X.; Muchero, W.; Tuskan, G.; Tschaplinski, T.; Ragauskas, A. J. Understanding the influences of different pretreatments on recalcitrance of Populus natural variants. Bioresource Technology 2018, 265, 75-81. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2018.05.057

Yao, L.; Yoo, C. G.; Meng, X.; Li, M.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Yang, H. A structured understanding of cellobiohydrolase I binding to poplar lignin fractions after dilute acid pretreatment. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2018, 11 (96). doi:10.1186/s13068-018-1087-y

Yoo, C. G.; Dumitrache, A.; Muchero, W.; Natzke, J.; Akinosho, H. O.; Li, M.; Sykes, R.; Brown, S. D.; Davison, B. H.; Tuskan, G. A.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J. Significance of lignin S/G ratio in biomass recalcitrance of Populus trichocarpa variants for bioethanol production. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2018, 6 (2), 2162−2168. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03586


Akalin, M.K.; Das, P.; Alper, K.; Tekin, K.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Karagoz, S. Deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass with hydrated cerium (III) chloride in water and ethanol. Applied Catalysis A: General 2017, 546, 67-78. doi:10.1016/j.apcata.2017.08.010

Akinosho, H.; Dumitrache, A.; Natzke, J.; Muchero, W.; Jawdy, S. S.; Tuskan, G. A.; Brown, S. D.; Ragauskas, A. J. Effects of biomass accessibility and Klason lignin contents during consolidated bioprocessing in Populus trichocarpa. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2017, 5 (6), 5075–5081. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00449

Akinosho, H.; Yee, K.; Rodriguez, M.; Muchero, W.; Yoo, C. G.; Li, M.; Thompson, O.; Pu, Y.; Brown, S.; Mielenz, J.; Ragauskas, A. J. Lignin exhibits recalcitrance-associated features following the consolidated bioprocessing of Populus trichocarpa natural variants. ChemistrySelect 2017, 2 (33), 10642-10647. doi:10.1002/slct.201701572

Akinosho H., O.; Yoo, C. G.; Dumitrache, A.; Natzke, J.; Muchero, W.; Brown, S. D.; Ragauskas, A. J. Elucidating the structural changes to Populus lignin during consolidated bioprocessing with Clostridium thermocellum. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2017, 5 (9), 7486–7491. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01203

Alonso, D. M.; Hakim, S.; Zhou, S.; Won, W. Hosseinaei, O.; Tao, J.; Garcia-Negron, V.; Motagamwala, A. H.; Mellmer, M. A.; Huang, K.; Houtman, C. J.; Labbé, N.; Harper, D. P.; Maravelias, C.; Runge, T.; Dumesic, J. A. Increasing the revenue from lignocellulosic biomass: Maximizing feedstock utilization. Science Advances 2017, 3 (5). doi:10.1126/sciadv.1603301

Ben, H.; Hao, N.; Liu, Q.; Ragauskas, A. J. Solid-state NMR investigation of bio-chars produced from biomass components and whole biomasses. BioEnergy Research 2017, 10 (4), 1036-1044. doi:10.1007/s12155-017-9863-2

Bhagia, S.; Akinosho, H.; Ferreira, J. F. S.; Ragauskas, A. J. Biofuel production from Jerusalem artichoke tuber inulins: a review. Biofuel Research Journal 2017, 4 (2), 587-599. doi:10.18331/BRJ2017.4.2.4

Cannatelli, M. D.; Ragauskas, A. J. Laccase-mediated synthesis of lignin-core hyperbranched copolymers. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2017, 101 (16), 6343-6353. doi: 10.1007/s00253-017-8325-2

Cannatelli, M. D.; Ragauskas, A. J. Two decades of laccases: Advancing sustainability in the chemical industry. Chemical Record 2017, 17 (1), 122-140. doi:10.1002/tcr.201600033

Dumitrache, A.; Tolbert, A.; Natzke, J.; Brown, S. D.; Davison, B. H.; Ragauskas, A. J. Cellulose and lignin colocalization at the plant cell wall surface limits microbial hydrolysis of Populus biomass. Green Chemistry 2017, 19 (9), 2275-2285. doi:10.1039/C7GC00346C

Edmunds, C. W.; Hamilton, C.; Kim, K.; André, N.; Labbé, N. Rapid detection of ash and inorganic in bioenergy feedstocks using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy coupled with partial least-squares regression. Energy & Fuels 2017, 31 (6), 6080-6088. doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.7b00249

Edmunds, C. W.; Hamilton, C.; Kim, K.; Chmely, S. C.; Labbé, N. Using a chelating agent to generate low ash bioenergy feedstock. Biomass and Bioenergy 2017, 96, 12-18. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2016.11.001

Evans, B. R.; Bali, G.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Shah, R.; O'Neill, H.; Howard, C.; Lavenhouse, F.; Ramirez, D.; Weston, K.; Ramey, K.; Cangemi, V.; Kinney, B.; Partee, C.; Ware, T.; Davison, B. Allelopathic effects of exogenous phenylalanine: a comparison of four monocot species. Planta 2017 246, 673-685. doi:10.1007/s00425-017-2720-x

Farahi, R. H.; Charrier, A. M.; Tolbert, A.; Lereu, A. L.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Davison, B. H. Plasticity, elasticity, and adhesion energy of plant cell walls: nanometrology of lignin loss using atomic force microscopy. Scientific Reports 2017, 7, 152. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-00234-4

Haber, H.; Kim, P.; Chmely, S. C.; Lloyd, J.; Regmi, Y. N.; Abdoulmoumine, N.; Labbé, N. Environmentally friendly process for recovery of wood preservative from used copper naphthenate-treated railraod ties. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering 2017, 5 (11), 10806–10814. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02760

Hao, N.; Bezerra, T. L.; Wu, Q.; Ben, H.; Sun, Q.; Adhikari, S.; Ragauskas, A. J. Effect of autohydrolysis pretreatment on biomass structure and the resulting bio-oil from a pyrolysis process. Fuel 2017, 206, 494-503. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2017.06.013

Hao, N.; Lu, K.; Ben, H.; Adhikari, S.; Bezerra, T. L.; Ragauskas, A. J. Effect of autohydrolysis pretreatment conditions on sugarcane bagasse structures and product distribution resulting from pyrolysis. Energy Technology 2017, 6 (4), 640-648. doi:10.1002/ente.201700490

Hashmi, M.; Shah, A.; Hameed, A.; Ragauskas, A. J. Enhanced production of bioethanol by fermentation of autohydrolyzed and C4mimOAc-treated sugarcane bagasse employing various yeast strains. Energies 2017, 10 (8), 1207. doi:10.3390/en10081207

Hashmi, M.; Sun, Q.; Tao, J.; Wells Jr., T.; Shah, A.; Labbé, N.; Ragauskas, A. J. Comparison of autohydrolysis and ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate pretreatment to enhance enzymatic hydrolysis of sugarcane bagasse. Bioresource Technology 2017, 224, 714-720. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2016.10.089

Himmel, M.; Rao, X.; Shen, H.; Pattathil, S.; Hahn, M. G.; Gelineo-Albersheim, I.; Mohnen, D.; Pu, Y.; Ragauskas, A. J.; Chen, X.; Chen, F.; Dixon, R. A. Dynamic changes in transcriptome and cell wall composition underlying brassinosteroid-mediated lignification of switchgrass suspension cells. Biotechnology for Biofuels 2017, 10, 266. doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0954-2

Kandhola, G.; Rajan,
K.; Labbé, N.; Chmely, S. C.; Heringer, N.; Kim, J.-W.; Hood, E.E.; Carrier, D. J. Beneficial effects of Trametes versicolor pretreatment on saccharification and lignin enrichment of organosolv-pretreated pinewood. RSC Advances 2017, 7 (72), 45652-45661. doi:10.1039/C7RA09188E

Khaliukova, O.; Paull, D.; Lewis-Gonzales, S.L.; Andre, N.; Biles, L.E.; Young, T.M.; Perdue, J.H. Geospatial economics of the woody biomass supply in Kansas -- A case study. Bioresources 2017, 12 (1): 960-981. doi:10.15376/biores.12.1.960-980

Kim, P.; Taylor, A.; Lloyd, J.; Kim, J.-W.; Abdoulmoumine, N.; Labbé, N. A two-step thermochemical process for adding value to used railroad wood ties and reducing environmental impacts. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2017, 5 (10), 9485-9493. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b02666

Le, R. K.; Das, P.; Mahan, K.M.; Anderson, S. M.; Wells Jr.,
T.; Yuan, J. S.; Ragauskas, A. J. Utilization of simultaneous saccharification and fermentation residues as feedstock for lipid accumulation in Rhodococcus opacus. AMB Express 2017, 7 (185), 1-10. doi:10.1186/s13568-017-0484-0

Le R.K., Wells J.T., Das P., Meng X., Stoklosa R.J., Bhalla A., Hodge D.B., Yuan J.S., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Conversion of corn stover alkaline pre-treatment waste streams into biodiesel via Rhodococci. RSC Advances 7(7):4108-4115. doi:10.1039/C6RA28033A

Li F., Xie G., Huang J., Zhang R., Li Y., Zhang M., Wang Y., Li A., Li X., Xia T., Qu C., Hu F., Ragauskas A.J., Peng L. (2017) OsCESA9 conserved-site mutation leads to largely enhanced plant lodging resistance and biomass enzymatic saccharification by reducing cellulose DP and crystallinity in rice. Plant Biotechnol J. 15(9):1093-1104. doi:10.1111/pbi.12700

Li M., Pu Y., Tschaplinski T.J., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) 31P NMR Characterization of Tricin and Its Structurally Similar Flavonoids. ChemistrySelect 2(12):3557-3561. doi:10.1002/slct.201700735

Li M., Pu Y., Yoo C.G., Gjersing E., Decker S.R., Doeppke C., Shollenberger T., Tschaplinski T.J., Engle N.L., Sykes R.W., Davis M.F., Baxter H.L., Mazarei M., Fu C., Dixon R.A., Wang Z.Y., Stewart Jr. C.N., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Study of traits and recalcitrance reduction of field-grown COMT down-regulated switchgrass. Biotechnology for Biofuels 10:12. doi:10.1186/s13068-016-0695-7

Liu Z.H., Olson M.L., Shinde S., Wang X., Hao N., Yoo C.G., Bhagia S., Dunlap J.R., Pu Y., Kao K.C., Ragauskas A.J., Jin M., Yuan J.S. (2017) Synergistic maximization of the carbohydrate output and lignin processability by combinatorial pretreatment. Green Chemistry 19(20):4939-4955. doi:10.1039/C7GC02057K

Mahan K.M., Le R.M., Yuan J., Ragauskas, A.J. (2017) A Review on The Bioconversion of Lignin to Microbial Lipid with Oleaginous Rhodococcus opacus. Journal of Biotechnology & Biomaterials 7:262. doi:10.4172/2155-952X.1000262

Meng X., Evans B.R., Yoo C.G., Pu Y., Davison B.H., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) The effect of in-vivo deuteration on structure of switchgrass lignin. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5(9):8004–8010. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01527

Meng X., Pu Y., Yoo C.G., Li M., Bali G., Park D.Y., Gjersing E., Davis M.F., Muchero W., Tuskan G.A., Tschaplinski T., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) An In-Depth Understanding of Biomass Recalcitrance Using Natural Poplar Variants as the Feedstock. ChemSusChem 10(1):139-150. doi:10.1002/cssc.201601303

Meng X., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Pseudo-Lignin Formation during Dilute Acid Pretreatment for Cellulosic Ethanol. Recent Advances in Petrochemical Sciences:1(1):001.

Oyedeji O., C.S. Daw, N. Labbé, P. Ayres, N. Abdoulmoumine (2017) Kinetics of the release of elemental precursors of syngas and syngas contaminants during switchgrass devolatilization. Bioresource Technology 244:525-533. doi:

Park J.J., Yoo C.G., Flanagan A., Pu Y., Debnath S., Ge Y., Ragauskas A.J., Wang Z.Y. (2017) Defined tetra‑allelic gene disruption of the 4-coumarate:coenzyme A ligase 1 (Pv4CL1) gene by CRISPR/Cas9 in switchgrass results in lignin reduction and improved sugar release. Biotechnology Biofuels 10:284. doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0972-0

Pingali S.V., Urban V.S., Heller W.T., McGaughey J., O'Neill H., Foston M.B., Li H., Wyman C.E., Myles D.A., Langan P., Ragauskas A.J., Davison B., Evans B.R. (2017) Understanding Multiscale Structural Changes During Dilute Acid Pretreatment of Switchgrass and Poplar. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5(1):426–435. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01803

Regmi Y.N., J.K. Mann, J.R. McBride, J. Tao, C.E. Barnes, N. Labbé, S.C. Chmely (2017) Catalytic transfer hydrolysis of organosolv lignin using B-containing FeNi alloyed catalysts. Catalysis Today 302:190-195. doi:10.1016/j.cattod.2017.05.051

Regmi Y.N., B.R. Rogers, N. Labbé, S.C. Chmely (2017) Scalable and tunable carbide-phosphide composite catalyst system for the thermochemical conversion of biomass. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5(9):7751–7758. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01223

Regmi Y.N., A. Roy, G.A. Goenaga, J.R. McBride, B.R. Rogers, T.A. Zawodzinski, N. Labbé, S.C. Chmely (2017) Electrocatalytic activity and stability enhancement through preferential deposition of phosphide on carbide. ChemCatChem Catalysis 9:1-9. doi:

Regmi Y.N., A. Roy, L. King, D. Cullen, H. Meyer, G. Goenaga, T. Zawodzinski, N. Labbé, S. Chmely (2017) Lattice matched carbide-phosphide composites with superior electrocatalytic activity and stability. Chemistry of Materials 29(21):9369–9377. doi:

Sadeghifar H., Wells T., Le R.K., Sadeghifar F., Yuan J.S., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Fractionation of Organosolv Lignin Using Acetone:Water and Properties of the Obtained Fractions. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5(1):580–587. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01955

Satlewal A., Agrawal R., Bhagia S., Das P., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Rice straw as a feedstock for biofuels: Availability, recalcitrance, and chemical properties. Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining 12(1):83-107. doi:10.1002/bbb.1818

Thomas V.A., Donohoe B.S., Li M., Pu Y., Ragauskas A.J., Kumar R., Nguyen T.Y., Cai C.M., Wyman C.E. (2017) Adding tetrahydrofuran to dilute acid pretreatment provides new insights into substrate changes that greatly enhance biomass deconstruction by Clostridium thermocellum and fungal enzymes. Biotechnology Biofuels 10:252. doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0937-3

Tolbert A., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Advances in understanding the surface chemistry of lignocellulosic biomass via time-of-flight secondary ion mass spectrometry. Energy Science & Engineering 5(1):5-20. doi:10.1002/ese3.144

Tolbert A.K., Yoo C.G., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Understanding the Changes to Biomass Surface Characteristics after Ammonia and Organosolv Pretreatments by Using Time-of-Flight Secondary-Ion Mass Spectrometry (TOF-SIMS). ChemPlusChem 82(5):686-690. doi:10.1002/cplu.201700138

Tolbert A.K., Young J.M., Jung S., Chung D., Passian A., Westpheling J., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Surface Characterization of Populus during Caldicellulosiruptor bescii Growth by TOF-SIMS. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5(3):2084-2089. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01877

Wang H., Ben H., Ruan H., Zhang L., Pu Y., Feng M., Ragauskas A.J., Yang B. (2017) Effects of Lignin Structure on Hydrodeoxygenation Reactivity of Pinewood Lignin to Valuable Chemicals. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5(2):1824–1830. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02563

Wang J., R. Boy, N. Nguyen, J. Keum, D. Cullen, J. Chen, M.  Soliman, K. Littrell, D. Harper, L. Tetard, T. Rials, A. Naskar, N. Labbé (2017) Controlled assembly of lignocellulosic biomass components and properties of reformed materials. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5(9):8044–8052. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01639

Wang Y.Y., Cai C.M., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Recent Advances in Lignin-based Polyurethanes. Tappi J. 16(4):203–207.

Willis J.D., J.N. Grant, M. Mazarei, L.M. Kline, C.S. Rempe, A.G. Collins, G.B. Turner, S.R. Decker, R.W. Sykes, M.F. Davis, N. Labbé, J.L. Jurat-Fuentes, C.N. Stewart (2017) The TcEG-1 beetle (Tribolium castaneum) cellulase produced in transgenic switchgrass is active at alkaline pH and auto-hydrolyzes biomass for increased cellobiose release. Biotechnology for Biofuels 10:230. doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0918-6

Wu Q., Huang L., Yu S., Liu S., Xie C., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Comparative Study of the Structure of Hydroproducts Derived from Loblolly Pine and Straw Grass. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5 (7):6131–6138. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b01005

Wu Q., Huang L., Yu S., Liu S., Xie C., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Structural elucidation of hydro-products from hydrothermal carbonization of loblolly pine at different temperatures using NMR techniques. Energy 133:171-178. doi:10.1016/

Wu Q., Yu S., Hao N., Wells T., Meng X., Li M., Pu Y., Liu S., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Characterization of products from hydrothermal carbonization of pine. Bioresource Technology 244(Part 1):78-83. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2017.07.138

Xie S., Sun Q., Pu Y., Lin F., Sun S., Wang X., Ragauskas A.J., Yuan J.S. (2017) Advanced Chemical Design for Efficient Lignin Bioconversion. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 5(3):2215–2223. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02401

Yang Y., Yoo C.G., Gunter L.E., Jawdy S.S., Yang X., Pu Y., Ragauskas A.J., Tuskan G.A, Chen J.G. (2017) Overexpression of a Domain of Unknown Function 266-containing protein results in high cellulose content, reduced recalcitrance, and enhanced plant growth in the bioenergy crop Populus. Biotechnology for biofuels 10:74. doi:10.1186/s13068-017-0760-x

Yao L., Yang H., Geun Yoo C., Meng X., Li M., Pu Y., Ragauskas A.J., Sykes R.W. (2017) Adsorption of cellobiohydrolases I onto lignin fractions from dilute acid pretreated Broussonetia papyrifera. Bioresource Technology 244(Part 1):957-962. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2017.08.024

Yoo C.G., Dumitrache A., Muchero W., Natzke J., Akinosho H.O., Li M., Sykes R., Brown S.D., Davison B.H., Tuskan G.A., Pu Y., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Significance of lignin S/G ratio in biomass recalcitrance of Populus trichocarpa variants for bioethanol production. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03586

Yoo C.G., Li M., Meng X., Pu Y., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Effects of organosolv and ammonia pretreatments on lignin properties and its inhibition for enzymatic hydrolysis. Green Chemistry 19(8):2006-2016. doi:10.1039/C6GC03627A

Yoo C.G., Pu Y., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Ionic liquids: Promising green solvents for lignocellulosic biomass utilization. Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry 5:5-11. doi:10.1016/j.cogsc.2017.03.003

Yoo C.G., Yang Y., Pu Y., Meng X., Muchero W., Yee K., Thompson, O., Rodriguez, M., Bali G., Engle N.L., Lindquist E., Singan V., Schmutz J., DiFazio S., Tschaplinski T.J., Tuskas G., Chen J.G., Davison B.H., Ragauskas A.J. (2017) Insights of biomass recalcitrance in Populus trichocarpa natural variants for biomass conversion. Green Chemistry 19(22):5467-5478. doi:10.1039/C7GC02219K

Zurawski J.V., Khatibi P.A., Straub C.T., Compton S.H., Conway J.M., Lee L.L., Kelly R.M., Akinosho H.O., Ragauskas A.J., Davison B.H., Adams M.W.W., Kelly R.M. (2017) Bioavailability of Carbohydrate Content in Natural and Transgenic Switchgrasses for the Extreme Thermophile Caldicellulosiruptor bescii. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83(17). doi:10.1128/AEM.00969-17


Aboytes-Ojeda M., K.K. Castillo-Villar, T.E. Yu, C.N. Boyer, B.C. English, J.A. Larson, L.M. Kline, and N. Labbé (2016) A principal component analysis in switchgrass chemical composition. Energy 9:913-924.

Boyer C., T.E. Yu, B.C. English, J.A. Larson, N. Labbé, L.M. Kline (2016) Impact of an innovated storage technology on the quality of preprocessed switchgrass bales. AIMS Bioengineering 3(2):125-138. doi:10.3934/bioeng.2016.2.125

Kim P., J. Lloyd, J. Kim, N. Abdoulmoumine, N. Labbé (2016) Recovery of creosote from used railroad ties by thermal desorption. Energy 111:226-236. doi:10.1016/

Kim P., J. Lloyd, J. Kim, N. Labbé (2016) Thermal desorption of creosote remaining in used railroad ties: Investigation by TGA (thermogravimetric analysis) and Py-GC/MS (pyrolysis-gas chromatography/mass spectrometry). Energy 96:294-302. doi:10.1016/

Kim P., T.G. Rials, N. Labbé, S.C. Chmely (2016) Screening of mixed-metal oxide species for catalytic ex situ vapor-phase deoxygenation of cellulose by py-GC/MS coupled with multivariate analysis. Energy & Fuels 30(4):3167-3174. doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b00347

Kim P., S. Weaver, N. Labbé (2016) Effect of sweeping gas flow rates on temperature-controlled multistage condensation of pyrolysis vapors in an auger intermediate pyrolysis system. Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis 118:325-334. doi: 10.1016/j.jaap.2016.02.017

Kline L., N. Labbé, C. Boyer, T.E. Yu, B.C. English, J.A. Larson (2016) Investigating the impact of biomass quality on near-infrared models for switchgrass feedstocks. AIMS Bioengineering 3(1):1-22. doi:10.3934/bioeng.2016.1.1

Meng X., Yoo C.G., Li M., Ragauskas A.J. (2016) Physicochemical Structural Changes of Cellulosic Substrates during Enzymatic Saccharification. J Appl. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 1(3):00015. doi:10.15406/jabb.2016.01.00015

Rena S., X.P. Ye, A.P. Borole, P. Kim, N. Labbé (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. doi:10.1016/j.jaap.2016.03.013

Sun Q., R. Khunsupat, K. Akato, J. Tao, N. Labbé, N.C. Gallego, J.J. Bozell, T.G. Rials, G.A. Tuskan, T.J. Tschaplinski, A.K. Naskar, Y. Pu, A.J. Ragauskas (2016) A study of poplar organosolv lignin after melt rheology treatment as carbon fiber precursors. Green Chemistry 18:5015-5024. doi:10.1039/C6GC00977H

Tao J., O. Hosseinaei, L. Delback, P. Kim, D.P. Harper, J.J. Bozell, T.G. Rials, N. Labbé (2016) Effects of organosolv fractionation time on thermal and chemical properties of lignins. RSC Advances 6(82):79228-79235. doi:10.1039/C6RA16296G

Wight J.P., F.L. Allen, A.J. Ashworth, D.D. Tyler, N. Labbé, T.G. Rials (2016) Comparison of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy with combustion and chemical methods for soil carbon measurements in agricultural soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 47(6):731-742. doi:10.1080/00103624.2016.1146750


Astner A.F., T.M. Young, J.J. Bozell (2015) Lignin yield maximization of mixed biorefinery feedstocks by organosolv fractionation using Taguchi Robust Product Design. Biomass and Bioenergy 73(2):209-206. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.12.021

Carty D.M., T.M. Young, R.L. Zaretzki, F.M. Guess, A. Petutschnigg (2015) Predicting and Correlating the Strength Properties of Wood Composite Process Parameters by use of Boosted Regression Tree Models. Forest Products Journal 65(7):In Press. DOI: 10.13073/FPJ-D-12-00085

Eberhardt T.L., N. Labbé, C.L. So, K. Kim, K.G. Reed, D.J. Leduc, J.M. Warren (2015) Effects of long-term elevated CO2 treatment on the inner and outer bark chemistry of sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua L.) trees. Trees 29(6):1735-1747. doi:10.1007/s00468-015-1254-8

Fan L., S. Zhang, X. Zhang, H. Zhou, Z. Lu, S. Wang (2015) Removal of arsenic from simulation wastewater using nano-iron/oyster shell composites. Journal of Environmental management 156: 109-114.

Guo J., X. Guo, S. Wang, Y. Yin (2015) Effects of ultrasonic treatment during acid hydrolysis on the yield, particle size and structure of cellulose nanocrystals. Carbohydrate Polymers (in print). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.08.068

Kim K., N. Labbé, J.M. Warren, T. Elder, T.G. Rials (2015) Chemical and anatomical changes in Liquidambar styraciflua L. xylem after long term exposure to elevated CO2. Environmental Pollution 198:179-185. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2015.01.006

Lebow P.K., A.M. Taylor, T.M. Young (2015) A Tool for Estimating Variability in Wood Preservative Treatment Retention. Forest Products Journal 65(5/6):278-284.

Lewis A.J., S. Ren, X. Ye, P. Kim, N. Labbé, A.P. Borole (2015) Hydrogen production from switchgrass via an integrated pyrolysis-microbial electrolysis process. Bioresource Technology 195:231-241. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.06.085

Li X., G. Du, S Wang, M. Yujie (2015) Influence of Gender on the Mechanical Properties of Fiber Cell Wall in Hemp Stalk. BioResources 10(2): 2281-2288.

Li Y., L. Yin, C. Huang, Y. Meng, F. Fu, S. Wang, Q. Wu (2015) Quasi-static and dynamic nanoindentation to determine influence of thermal treatment on mechanical properties of bamboo cell walls.  Holzforschung 69(7): 909-914. DOI: 10.1515/hf-2014-0112

Lu Q., W. Lin, L. Tang, S. Wang, X. Chen, B. Huang (2015) A mechanochemical approach to manufacturing bamboo cellulose nanocrystals. Journal of Materials Science 50(2): 611-619. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-014-8620-6

Lu Z., Fan l., Wu Z., Zhang H., Liao Y., Zheng D., Wang S. (2015) Efficient Liquefaction of Woody Biomass in Polyhydric Alcohol with Acidic Ionic Liquid as a Green Catalyst. Biomass and Bioenergy (in Print).

Lu Z., Z. Wu, L. Fan, H. Zhang, Y. Liao, D. Zheng, S. Wang (2015) Rapid and solvent-saving liquefaction of woody biomass using microwave-ultrasonic assisted technology. Bioresource Technology (in print).

Lv S., F. Fu, S. Wang, J. Huang, L. Hu (2015) Eco-friendly wood-based solid-state flexible supercapacitors from wood transverse section slice and reduced graphene oxide. Electronic Materials Letters 11(4):633-642.

Lv S., F. Fu, S. Wang, J. Huang, L. Hu  (2015) Novel wood-based all-solid-state flexible supercapacitors fabricated with natural porous wood slice and polypyrrole. RSC Advances 5: 2813-2818. DOI: 10.1039/c4ra13456g

Ma, L., Y. Zhang, Y. Meng, P. Anusonti-Inthra, S. Wang (2015) Preparing cellulose nanocrystal/acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene nanocomposites using the master-batch method. Carbohydrate Polymers, 125:352-359.

Ma L., Y. Zhang, S. Wang (2015) Fabrication and characterization of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene-Styrene (ABS) nanocomposites reinforced with cellulose nanocrystal via solution casting method. Polymer Composites (in print).

Martin M.Z., R.C. Martin, S. Allman, D. Brice, A. Wymore, N. André (2015) Quantification of Rare Earth Elements using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy. Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy. DOI: 10.1016/j.sab.2015.10.005

Martin M.Z., A.W. Miziolek, R.V. Fox, F.C. DeLucia, N. André (2015) Spectral analysis of rare earth elements using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Proc. SPIE 9482, Next-Generation Spectroscopic Technologies VIII, 94820G. DOI: 10.1117/12.2178192

Meng Y., X. Wang, Z. Wu, S. Wang, T.Y. Young (2015) Optimization of cellulose nanofibrils carbon aerogel fabrication using response surface methodology. European Polymer Journal (in print). DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.10.007

Meng Y., Q. Wu, T. Young, B. Huang, S. Wang, Y. Li (2015) Analyzing three-dimensional structure and geometrical shape of individual cellulose nanocrystal. Polymer Composite (in print). DOI: 10.1002/pc.23819

Meng Y., Y. Xia, T. M. Young, Z. Cai, S. Wang (2015) Viscoelasticity of wood cell walls with different moisture content as measured by nanoindentation. RSC Advances 5: 47538-47547. DOI: 10.1039/c5ra05822h

Meng Y., T. Young, P. Liu, C. Contescu, B. Huang, S. Wang (2015) Ultralight carbon aerogel from nanocellulose as a highly selective oil absorption materials. Cellulose 22:435-447. DOI :10.1007/s10570-014-0519-5

Poudyal N.C., R.L. Moore, and T.M. Young (2015) Public Attitudes Toward Regulatory and Incentive Approaches to Private Forests: An Assessment and Comparison of Resident Segments in Georgia, USA. Forest Science 61. DOI: 10.5849/forsci.14-122

Ratnaweera D.R., D. Saha, S.V. Pingali, N. Labbé, A.K. Naskar, M. Dadmun (2015) The impact of lignin source on its self-assembly in solution. RSC Advances 5(82):67258-67266. doi:10.1039/C5RA13485D

Riegler M., André N., Gronalt M., Young T.M. (2015) Real-time dynamic simulation of continuous bulk material flow to improve the statistical modelling of final product strength properties. International Journal of Production Research. DOI: 10.1080/00207543.2015.1055844.

Ryu S., N. Labbé, C.T. Trinh (2015) Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of cellulose in ionic liquid for efficient production of alpha-ketoglutaric acid by Yarrowia lipolytica. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99(10):4237-4244. doi:10.1007/s00253-015-6521-5

Tian N., N.C. Poudyal, D.G. Hodges, T.M. Young, K.P. Hoyt (2015) Understanding the Factors Influencing Nonindustrial Private Forest Landowner Interest in Supplying Ecosystem Services in Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. Forests 6(11):3985-4000. DOI: 10.3390/f6113985

Wang X., Y. Li, S. Wang, Y. Deng, D. Xing, S. He (2015) Investigating the nanomechanical behavior of thermosetting polymers using high-temperature nanoindentation. European Polymer Journal 70: 360-370. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2015.07.037

Xu D., Y. Zhang, H. Zhou, Y. Meng, S. Wang (2015) Characterization of adhesive penetration in wood bondlines by means of scanning thermal microscopy (SThM). Holzforschung (in print). DOI: 10.1515/hf-2014-0360

Young T.M., R.V. León, C.H. Chen, W. Chen, F.M. Guess, D.J. Edwards (2015) Robustly Estimating Lower Percentiles When Observations Are Costly. Quality Engineering 27(3):361-373. DOI: 10.1080/08982112.2014.968667

Young T.M., Y. Wang, F.M. Guess, M. Fly, D.G. Hodges, N.C. Poudyal (2015) Understanding the Characteristics of Non-industrial Private Forest Landowners Who Harvest Trees. Small-scale Forestry 14:273-275. DOI: 10.1007/s11842-015-9287-9

Zhang Y., C. Liu, S. Wang, Y. Wu, Y. Meng, J. Cui, Z. Zhou, L. Ma (2015) The influence of nano-cellulose and silicon dioxide on the mechanical properties of the cell wall in the bond interface of wood and urea-formaldehyde resin. Wood and Fiber Science 47(3): 249-257.

Zhang Y., R. Yang, Y. Wu, S. Wang, C. Liu, X. Zhong, J. Wu (2015) Effect of growth period on cell–wall mechanical property of elephant grass. BioResources, 10(3): 4252-4262.


André N., Young T.M. (2014) Real-time process modeling of oriented strand board panels. Processing technologies for the forest and biobased products industries: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference. Kuchl, Austria: 393-400.

Baxter L.H., M. Mazarei, N. Labbé, L.M. Kline et al. (2014) Two-year field analysis of reduced recalcitrance transgenic switchgrass. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12(7):914-924. doi:10.1111/pbi.12195

Bozell J.J., A.F. Astner, D. Baker, B. Biannic, D. Cedeno, T. Elder, O. Hosseinaei, L. Delbeck, et al. (2014) Integrating Separation and Conversion-Conversion of Biorefinery Process Streams to Biobased Chemicals and Fuels. BioEnergy Research 7(3):856-866. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-014-9424-x

Edwards D.J., F.M. Guess, R.V. León, T.M. Young, K.A. Crookston (2014) Improving estimates of critical lower percentiles by induced censoring. Reliability Engineering and System Safety 123:47–56. DOI: 10.1016/j.ress.2013.10.001

Hu Y., L. Tang, Q. Lu, S. Wang, X. Chen, B. Huang (2014) Preparation of cellulose nanocrystals and carboxylated cellulose nanocrystals from borer powder of bamboo. Cellulose 21: 1611-1618. DOI: 10.1007/s10570-014-0236-0

Jackson S.W. (2014) Commercialization of Cellulosic Energy Cropping Systems. In Douglas L. Karlen (Ed.), Cellulosic Energy Cropping Systems (pp. 335-344). Wiley, New-York.

Kim P., D. Hensley, and N. Labbé (2014) Nutrient release from switchgrass derived biochar pellets embedded with fertilizers. Geoderma 232-234:341-351. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2014.05.017

Kim P., S. Weaver, K. Noh, and N. Labbé (2014) Characteristics of bio-oils produced by an intermediate semipilot scale pyrolysis auger reactor equipped with multistage condensers. Energy and Fuels 28(11):6966-6973. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2014.05.017

Li X., G. Du, S Wang, G. Yu (2014) Physical and Mechanical Characterization of Fiber Cell Wall in Castor (Ricinus communis L.) Stalk. BioResources 9(1): 1596-1605.

Li X., S. Wang, G. Du, Z. Wu, Y. Cong  (2014) Manufacturing particleboard using hemp shiv and wood particles with low free formaldehyde emission urea-formaldehyde resin. Forest Prod. J. 64(5/6):187–191.

Liu C., Y. Zhang, S. Wang, Y. Meng, O. Hosseinaei (2014) Micromechanical properties of the interphase in cellulose nanofiber-reinforced PF bondlines. BioResources 9(3): 5529-5541.

Lu Q., L. Tang, F. Lin, S. Wang, X. Chen, B. Huang (2014) Preparation and characterization of cellulose nanocrystals via ultrasonication-assisted FeCl3-catalyzed hydrolysis. Cellulose 21(5): 3497-3506. DOI 10.1007/s10570-014-0376-2

Lu Q., L. Tang, S. Wang, B. Huang, Y. Chen, X. Chen (2014) An investigation on the characteristics of cellulose nanocrystals from Pennisetum sinese. Biomass and Bioenergy 70: 267-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2014.09.012

Martin M. Z., N. Labbé, and R. J. Wagner (2014)  Applications of high resolution laser: induced breakdown spectroscopy for environmental and biological samples.  Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, Springer Series in Optical Sciences 182: 439-456.

Riegler M., André N., Gronalt M., Young T.M. (2014) Dynamic real-time simulation of continuous bulk material flow. Processing technologies for the forest and biobased products industries: Proceedings of the 3rd international conference. Kuchl, Austria: pp 80-85.

Wang X., Deng Y., Wang S., Chen M., Meng Y., Pham T., Yang Y. (2014) Evaluation of the effects of compression combined with heat treatment by nanoindentation (NI) of poplar cell walls. Holzforschung 68(2): 167-176. DOI: 10.1515/hf-2013-0084

Wu Q., Y. Meng, S. Wang, Y. Li, S. Fu, L. Ma, D. Harper (2014) Rheological behavior of cellulose nanocrystal suspension: Influence of concentration and aspect ratio. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 40525, 8. DOI: 10.1002/app.40525

Young T.M., N.E. Clapp, F.M. Guess, C.H. Chen (2014) Predicting Key Reliability Response with Limited Response Data. Quality Engineering 26(2):223-232. DOI: 10.1080/08982112.2013.807930


André N., Young T.M. (2013) Real-time process modeling of particleboard manufacture using variable selection and regression methods ensemble. Eur. J. Wood Prod., 71(3):361-370
Biannic B., Bozell J. J. (2013) Efficient Cobalt-Catalyzed Oxidative Conversion of Lignin Models to Benzoquinones. Org. Lett. 15: 2730-2733.
Dyer C., Jiang Z., Bozell J., Rials T., Heller W. T., Dadmun M. (2013) Effect of chain structure on the miscibility of cellulose acetate blends: a small-angle neutron scattering study. Soft Matter 9: 3402-3411.
Elder T., Bozell J., Cedeno D. (2013) The Effect of Axial Ligand on the Oxidation of Syringyl Alcohol by Co(salen) Adducts. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15: 7328-7337.
Kim P., Johnson A.M., Essington M.E., Radosevich M., Kwon W.-T., Lee S.-H., Rials T.G., Labbé N. (2013) Effect of pH on surface characteristics of switchgrass-derived biochars produced by fast pyrolysis. Chemosphere 90(10): 2623–2630. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2012.11.021
Kline L.M., A.M. Johnson, P.C. Kim, S. Jackson, N. Labbé (2013) Monitoring switchgrass composition to optimize harvesting periods for bioenergy and value-added products. Biomass & Bioenergy 56:29-37. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2013.04.023
Li X., Wang S., Du G., Wu Z, Meng Y. (2013) Variation in physical and mechanical properties of hemp stalk fibers along height of stem. Industrial Crops and Products 42: 344-348.
Meng Y., S. Wang Z. Cai, T.M. Young, G. Du, Y. Li (2013) A Novel Sample Preparation Method to Avoid Embedding Medium Influence during Nanoindentation. Applied Physics A 110(2): 361-369 (DOI 10.1007/s00339-012-7123-z).
Nair, S.S., DC Hurley, S Wang, TM Young (2013) Nanoscale characterization of interphase properties in maleated polypropylene-treated natural-fiber reinforced polymer composites. Polym Eng Sci 53(4): 888-896(DOI: 10.1002/pen.23330).
Petersen G., Bozell J., White J. (2013) Selecting Targets in Catalytic Process Development for Renewable Materials. P. Imhof, J. K. van der Wall, eds., Wiley, New York.
Sammons R.J., D.P. Harper, N. Labbé, J.J. Bozell, T. Elder, T.G. Rials (2013) Characterization of organosolv lignins using thermal and FT-IR spectroscopic analysis. Bioresources 8(2): 2752-2767.
Schreiber S. B., Bozell J. J., Hayes D. G., Zivanovic S. (2013) Introduction of primary antioxidant activity to chitosan for application as a multifunctional food packaging material. Food Hydrocolloids 33: 207-214.
Shi, Z., F. Fu, S. Wang, S. He and R. Yang (2013) Modification of Chinese fir with alkyl Ketene Dimmer (AKD): Processing and characterization. BioResources 8(1): 581-591.
Tang, I., B. Huang, S. Wang, W Ou, W. Lin and X. Chen (2013) Ultrasonication-assisted Manufacture of Cellulose Nanocrystals Esterified with Acetic Acid. Bioresource Technology 127:100-105.
Taylor, A. M. (2013) Editorial: Wood is better. Wood and Fiber Science 45(1):1-2.
Wang X, Y Deng, S Wang, C Liao, Y Meng, T Pham (2013) Nanoscale Characterization of Reed Stalk Fiber Cell Walls. BioResources. 8(2): 1986-1996.
Wu Q, Y Meng, K Concha, S Wang, Y Li, L Ma, S Fu (2013) Influence of temperature and humidity on nano-mechanical properties of cellulose nanocrystal films made from switchgrass and cotton. Industrial Crops and Products 48: 28-35.
Wu, Y., S. Wang, D. Zhou, Y. Zhang, X. Wang and R. Yang (2013) Biodegradable poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposites made from rice straw fibrils: Mechanical and thermal properties. Journal of Composite Materials 47(12): 1449-1459 (DOI: 10.1177/0021998312448497).


Candan Z., T. Akbulut, S. Wang, X. Zhang, A. F. Sisci (2012) Layer thickness swell characteristics of medium density fiberboard (MDF) panels affected by some production parameters. Wood Research 57(3): 441-452.
Cedeno D., J. J. Bozell (2012) Catalytic oxidation of para-substituted phenols with cobalt-Schiff base complexes/O2 - selective conversion of syringyl and guaiacyl lignin models to benzoquinones. Tetrahedron Lett. 53: 2380-2383.
Henry N., D. P. Harper, M. Dadmun (2012) Optimizing noncovalent interactions between lignin and synthetic polymers to develop effective compatibilizers. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, doi: 10.1002/macp.201100633.
Hosseinaei O., S. Wang, A.A. Akbar, T.G. Rials (2012) Effects of hemicellulose extraction on properties of wood flour and wood–plastic composites. Composites A 43: 686-694.
Hosseinaei O, S. Wang, A. M. Taylor, and J-W. Kim (2012) Effect of hemicellulose extraction on water absorption and mold susceptibility of wood-plastic composites. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 71:29-35.
Hu G., C. Yao, L. Du, N. Pan, S. Wang, Y. Li (2012) Dynamic mechanical properties of bamboo. Zhejiang Forestry Science and Technology 4: 24-27.
Huang Y., B. Fei, Y. Yu, S. Wang, Z. Shi, R. Zhao (2012) Modulus of elasticity and hardness of compression and opposite wood cell wall of Masson Pine. BioResources 7(3): 3028-3037.
Jean-Philippe S.R., Labbe N., Damay J., Franklin J.A., Hughes K. (2012) Effect on Mercuric Compounds on Pine and Sycamore Germination And Early Survival. American Journal of Plant Science 3:150-158.
Jean-Philippe S.R., Labbe N., Franklin J.A., Johnson A.M. (2012) Detection of mercury and other metals in mercury contaminated soils using mid-infrared spectroscopy. Proceedings of the International Academy of Ecology and Environmental Sciences 2(3).
Kaboorani A., Riedl B., Blanchet P., Fellin M., Hosseinaei O., Wang S. (2012) Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC): A renewable nano-material for polyvinyl acetate (PVA) adhesive. European Polymer Journal 48(11): 1829-1837.
Kim J.-W., D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2012) Effect of epoxy embedment on micromechanical preoperties of brown-rot-decayed wood. Wood and Fiber Science. 44(1). (IF 0.752).
Kim, J.-W., D. P. Harper, and A. M. Taylor (2012) Effect of epoxy embedment on micromechanical properties of brown-rot-decayed wood cell walls assessed with nanoindentation.
Wood and Fiber Science 44(1): 103-107.
Kim J.-W., S. Park, D. P. Harper, T. G. Rials (2012) Structure and thermo-mechanical properties of stretched cellulose films. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. DOI: 10.1002/app.38149.
Kose, C, and A. M. Taylor (2012) Evaluation of mold and termite resistance of included sapwood in eastern red cedar. Wood and Fiber Science 44(3):319-324.
Labbe, N., L. M. Kline, Moens, L., Kim, K., Kim, P. C., and D. G. Hayes (2012) Activation of lignocellulosic biomass by ionic liquid for biorefinery fractionation. Bioresource Technology, 104: 701-707.
Li Y., Y. Shen, S. Wang, C. Du, Y. Wu, G. Hu (2012) A Dry-Wed Process to Manufacture Sliced Bamboo Veneer. Forest Products Journal 62(5): 395-399.
Liao C., Y. Deng, S. Wang, Y. Meng, X. Wang, N. Wang (2012) Microstructure and mechanical properties of silvergrass fibers cell evaluated by nanoindentation. Wood and Fiber Science 44(1): 63-70.
Lippke, B., R. Bergman, A. M. Taylor, and M.E. Puettmann (2012) Evaluating the Environmental Performance of Wood-Based Biofuels. Forest Products Journal 62(4):244-246.
Lippke, B., Puettmann, M., Johnson, L., Gustavson, R., Venditti, R., Steele, P., Katers, J., A. M. Taylor, Volk, T., Oneil, E., Skog, K., and Budsberg, E. (2012) Carbon Emission Reduction Impacts from Alternative Biofuels. Forest Products Journal 62(4):296-304.
Liu L., X. P. Ye, J. Bozell (2012) A comparative review of petroleum based and bio-based acrolein production. ChemSusChem 5: 1162-1180.
Martin M.Z., Allman S., Brice D.J., Martin R.C., André N. (2012) Exploring laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for nuclear materials analysis and in-situ applications. Spectrochimica Acta B 74-75: 177-183.
Owen B., Haupert L., Jarrell T., Marcum C., Parsell T., Abu-Omar M., Bozell J., Black S., Kenttamaa H. (2012) High Performance Liquid Chromatography/High-Resolution Multiple Stage Tandem Mass Spectrometry Using Negative-Ion Mode Hydroxide-Doped Electrospray Ionization for the Characterization of Lignin Degradation Products. Anal. Chem. 84: 6000-6007.
Reed D., R. Bergman, J. W. Kim, A. M. Taylor, D. P. Harper, D. Jones, C. Knowles, C., and M. Puettmann (2012) Cradle-to-Gate Life-Cycle Inventory and Impact Assessment of Wood Fuel Pellets Manufacturing from Hardwood FlooringResidues in the Southeastern United States. Forest Products Journal. 62(4): 280-288.
Shi Z., F. Fu, S. Wang, S. He and R. Yang (2012) A study on hydrophobic property of chemical modified fir wood. China Wood Industry 26(4): 16-20.
Yang, R., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Zhang and Y. Wu (2012) Research status of surface hydrophobic performance of wood. China Wood Industry 26(6): 26-29, 41.
Zhang Y., Y. Meng, Y. Wu, S. Wang, G. Du, H. Jiang, Z. Zhou (2012) Effect of enzyme treatment on the mechanical properties of wood cell walls by nanoindentation. BioResources. 7(2): 2249-2259.
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Bozell J. J., S. K. Black, M. Myers, D. Cahill, W. Paul Miller (2011) Solvent Fractionation of Renewable Woody Feedstocks: Organosolv Generation of Biorefinery Process Streams for the Production of Biobased Chemicals. Biomass Bioenergy 35: 4197-4208.
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Crookston, K.A., T.M. Young, D. Harper, and F.M. Guess (2011) A comparison of two wood plastic composite extrusion processes using statistical reliability analysis. Reliability Engineering and System Safety. 96:172-177. doi:10.1016/j.ress.2010.08.005.
Edwards D.J., F.M. Guess, T.M. Young (2011) Improved estimation of the lower percentiles of material properties. Wood Sci Technol. 45:533–546.
Hosseinaei O., S. Wang, T. G. Rials, C. Xing, A. M. Taylor, and S.S. Kelley (2011) Effect of hemicellulose extraction on physical/mechanical properties and mold susceptibility of flakeboard. Forest Products Journal 61(1):31-37.
Hosseinaei O., S. Wang, T.G. Rials, C. Xing, Y. Zhang (2011) Effects of decreasing carbohydrate content of wood strand on their properties. Cellulose 18: 841-850.
Jebrane M., D. P. Harper, N. Labbé, G. Sèbe (2011) Comparative determination of the grafting distribution and viscoelastic properties of wood blocks acetylated by vinyl acetate or acetic anhydride. Carbohydrate Polymers. 84: 1314–1320 doi:10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.01.026.
Kim H., F.M. Guess, and T.M. Young (2011) An extension of regression trees to generate better predictive models. IIE Transactions. 43(11):43-54. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2011.590441. [1.186 IF (2010)]
Kim P.C., Edmunds, C.W., A. M. Johnson, M. A. Radosevich, Vogt, F., T.G. Rials, and N. Labbé (2011) Surface functionality and carbon structures in lignocellulosic-derived biochars produced by fast pyrolysis. Energy & Fuels 25:4693-4703.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang (2011) Improving the thickness-swelling (TS) of Castor-stalk based panel. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 2095-2099.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang, H. Mao (2011) The pyrogenation-characters of different layers of the castor stalk. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 2105-2109.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Shao (2011) The caster stalk based particle board with different resin. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 1066-1070.
Li X., D. Zhou, S. Wang, D. Xu (2011) The micro-structure of the castor stalk based panel. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 2100-2104.
Li Z-H., N. Labbé, S.G. Driese, H.D. Grissino-Mayer (2011) Micro-scale analysis of tree-ring δ18O and δ13C on α-cellulose spline reveals high-resolution intra-annual climate variability and tropical cyclone activity. Chemical Geology 284:138-147.
Liang, K., G. Du, O. Hosseinaei, S. Wang, H. Wang (2011) Mechanical properties of secondary wall and compound corner middle lamella near the phenol-formaldehyde (PF) adhesive bond line measured by nanoindentation. Advanced Materials Research 236-238: 1746-1751.
Rousset P., C. Aguiar, N. Labbé, J.M. Commandré (2011) Enhancing the combustible properties of bamboo by torrefaction. Bioresource Technology 102:8225-8231.
Taylor A. M., A. Perchermeier, T. M. Young, and S. Zivanovic (2011) A test of high intensity ultrasound for the phytosanitation of wood. Forest Products Journal 61(5):365-366.
Young T.M., R.L. Zaretzki, J.H. Perdue, F.M. Guess, and X. Liu (2011) Logistic regression models of factors influencing the location of bioenergy and biofuels plants. BioResources. 6(1):329-343.
Wang Y., M.A. Radosevich, D.G. Hayes, and N. Labbé (2011) Compatible ionic liquid-cellulases system for hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 108:1042-1048.
Wu Y., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Zhang, Y. Shen, Z. Wu (2011) Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) Nanocomposite Material Reinforced with Rice Straw Fibril and Fibril Aggregates. Advanced Materials Research 183-185: 1883-1887.
Wu Y., D. Zhou, S. Wang, Y. Zhang, X. Wang, H. Mao (2011) Influence of extruder conditions on mechanical properties of polypropylene nanocomposites reinforced with rice straw micro/nano fibrils. Advanced Materials Research 236-238: 1877-1880.
Ye L., Q. Zhong, S. Wang, and Z. Cai (2011) Correlating physical changes and enhanced enzymatic saccharification of pine flour pretreated by N-methylmorpholine-N-oxide. Biomacromolecules 12: 2626-2632.
Zhang Y., O. Hosseinaei, S Wang, Z. Zhou (2011) Influence of the hemicellulose extraction on the water uptake behavior of wood strand. Wood and Fiber Science 43(3): 244-250.
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Cheng Q., S. Wang, and Q. Han (2010) A Novel Process to Isolate Fibrils from Cellulose Fibers by High-Intensity Ultrasonication. Part 2. Fibril characterization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 115: 2756-2762.
Du G., S. Wang, H. Lei (2010) Over-pressing of thin medium density fiberboard. Journal of Beijing Forestry University 32(1): 114-117.
Edwards D.J., F.M. Guess, and T.M. Young (2010) Bootstrap confidence intervals for percentiles of reliability of modern engineered wood. Wood Science and Technology. In Press. DOI 10.1007/s00226-010-0346-2.
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Kline L. M., D.G. Hayes, A. R. Womac, and N. Labbé (2010) Rapid determination of lignin content in hard and soft woods via UV-spectrophotometric analysis of biomass dissolved in ionic liquids. Bioresources 5(3), 1366-1383.
Lippke B., J. Wilson, J. Meil, and A. M. Taylor (2010) Characterizing the Importance Of Carbon Stored In Wood Products. Wood and Fiber Science. 42 CORRIM Special Issue 5-14.
Martin M.Z., N. Labbé, N. André, S.D. Wullschleger, R.H. Harris, M.H. Ebinger. Novel multivariate analysis for soil carbon measurement using Laser-Induced breakdown Spectroscopy. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 2010, 74, 87-93.
Nair S.S., S. Wang, D. Hurley (2010) Nanoscale characterization of natural fiber and its composite using contact resonance force microscopy. Composites Part A 41: 624-631.
Qu P., H. Tang, Y. Gao, L. Zhang, and S. Wang (2010) Polyethersulfone composite membrane blended with cellulose fibrils. Bioresources 5(4): 2323-2336.
Singh M., F.M. Guess, T.M. Young, and L. Liu (2010) Dynamic system simulations of randomness for decision making. International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science. Springer, New York. In Press.
Steele J.C., F.M. Guess, T.M. Young, and D.J. Edwards (2010) Mean residual life. Springer's International Lexicon of Statistical Sciences. In Press.
Taylor A. M., N. Labbe, and A. Noehmer (2010) NIR-based prediction of extractives in American white oak heartwood. Holzforschung 65:185-190.
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Wang S., S.S. Nair, D. Hurley, S-H. Lee (2010) Characterizing Interphase Properties in Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite with Advanced AFM Based Tools. Advanced Materials Research 123-125: 403-406.
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Zhou Z., Z. Xu, Y. Zhang, S. Wang (2010) Dimension parameters and nanoindentation of Populus adenopoda wood cell. Scientia Silvae Sinicae 46(11): 138-143.


Chastain J., T.M. Young, F.M. Guess, H. Bensmail, and R.V. León (2009) Using reliability analyses to characterize wood strand thickness for oriented strand board panels. International Journal of Reliability and Application 10(4):89-99.
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Cho, H. W., S. H. Baek, E. Youn, M. K. Jeong, and A. M. Taylor (2009) A Two-Stage Classification Procedure for Near-Infrared Spectra Based on Multi-scale Vertical Energy Wavelet Thresholding and SVM-Based Gradient-Recursive Feature Elimination. Journal of the Operational Research Society 60: 1107-1115.
Harper D. P., M. P. Laborie, M. P. Wolcott (2009) The Impact of Polypropylene-graft-Maleic Anhydride on the Crystallization and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Isotactic Polypropylene. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 111: 753-758.
Kim J.-W., D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2009) Effect of extractives on water sorption and durability of wood-plastic composites. Wood and Fiber Science 41(3): 279-290.
Kim J.-W. , D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2009) Effect of wood species on the mechanical and thermal properties of WPCs. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 112: 1378-1385.
Lee S.H, H.W. Cho, N. Labbé, M.K. Jeong, T.G. Rials (2009) Quick assessment of thermal decomposition behavior of lignocellulosic biomass by near infrared spectroscopy and its statistical analysis. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 114: 3229-3234.
Mann D.G.J., N. Labbé, R.W. Sykes, K. Gracom, L. Kline, I.M. Swamidoss, J.N. Burris, M. Davis, C.N. Stewart Jr. (2009) Rapid assessment of lignin content and structure in switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) grown under different environmental conditions. BioEnergy Research 2: 243-256.
Taylor A., T.M. Young, and F.M. Guess (2009) Estimating the error in the moisture content of white oak kiln sample boards. Drying Technology 27(10): 1235-1239.
Tingaut P., N. S. Çetin, N. Özmen, N. Henry, D. P. Harper, M. Dadmun, G. Sèbe (2009) The acetylation of cellulose nanowhiskers with vinyl acetate under moderateconditions. Macromolecular Bioscience 9(10): 997-1003. 10.1002/mabi.200900073.
Young T.M., J. Chastain, F.M. Guess, and R.V. León (2009) Estimating upper percentiles of strand thickness for oriented strand board. Forest Products Journal 59(10): 79-88.
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André N., Cho H.-W., Baek S.H., Jeong M.-K., Young T.M. (2008) Prediction of Internal Bond Strength in a Medium Density Fiberboard Process Using Multivariate Statistical Methods and Variable Selection. Wood Science and Technology 42(7): 521-534.
Çelen, D. P. Harper, N. Labbé (2008) A multivariate approach to acetylated poplar wood samples using NIR. Holzforschung 62: 189-196.
Clapp N.E. Jr., T.M. Young, and F.M. Guess (2008) Predictive modeling the internal bond of medium density fiberboard using a modified principal component analysis. Forest Products Journal 58(4):49-55.
Kim J.-W., D. P. Harper, A. M. Taylor (2008) Effect of wood species on water sorption and durability of wood plastic composites. Wood and Fiber Science 40(4): 519-531.
Konnerth J., D. P. Harper, S.-H. Lee, T. G. Rials, W. Gindl (2008) Adhesive penetration of wood cell walls investigated by scanning thermal microscopy. Holzforschung 62(1): 91-98.
Labbé N., N. André, T.G. Rials, S.S Kelley (2008) Two dimensional homo and hetero-correlation technique applied to NIR and py-MBMS spectra of wood. Holzforschung 62: 176-182.
Labbé N., Franklin J., P. Ye, A. Womac, T.G. Rials (2008) Analysis of switchgrass characteristics using near infrared techniques. Bioresources 3: 1329-1348.
Labbé N., S.H. Lee, M.K. Jeong, H.W Cho, N. André (2008) Enhanced discrimination and calibration of biomass using non linear kernel methods. Bioresource Technology 99: 8445-8452.
Labbé N, I. M. Swamidoss, N. André, M. Z. Martin, T. M. Young, T. G. Rials (2008) Extraction of information from LIBS spectral data by multivariate analysis. Applied Optics 47: G158-G165
Sattler C., Labbé N., D. Harper, T. Elder, T. Rials (2008) Effects of hot water extraction on physical and chemical characteristics of oriented strand board (OSB) wood flakes. Clean 36: 674-681
Tingaut P. , N. Henry, T. G. Rials, D. P. Harper, M. Dadmun (2008) Compatibilization of natural fibers with synthetic polymers using triblock copolymers as coupling agents. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 209(8): 832-845.
Young, T.M., D.G. Perhac, F.M. Guess, and R.V. León (2008) Bootstrap confidence intervals for percentiles of reliability data for wood plastic composites. Forest Products Journal 58(11): 106-114.
Young, T.M., L.B. Shaffer, F.M. Guess, H. Bensmail, and R.V. León (2008) A comparison of multiple linear regression and quantile regression for modeling the internal bond of medium density fiberboard. Forest Products Journal 58(4): 39-48.


Eberhardt T.L., T. Elder, N. Labbé (2007) Analysis of Ethanol-Soluble Extractives in Southern Pine Wood by Low-Field Proton NMR. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology 27: 35-47.
Gaugler M., W. J. Grigsby, D. P. Harper, T. G. Rials (2007) Chemical imaging of the spatial distribution and interaction of tannin dispersal in bioplastic systems. Advanced Materials Research 29-30: 173-176.
Labbé N., T.G. Rials, S.S. Kelley, M.Z. Martin (2007) High throughput material characterization techniques in Materials, Chemicals and Energy from Forest Biomass, Oxford University Press, ed. Dimitris S. Argyropoulos.
Martin M., N. Labbé, N. André, S. Wullschleger, A. Vass, R. Harris, M. Ebinger (2007) High resolution applications of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for environmental and forensic applications. SpectrochimicActa Part B 62: 1426-1432.


André N., Young T.M., Rials T.G. (2006) On-line monitoring of the buffer capacity of particleboard furnish by near-infrared spectroscopy. Applied Spectroscopy 60(10): 1204-1209.
André N., Labbé N., Rials T.G., Kelley S.S. (2006) Assessment of wood load condition by near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy. Journal of Material Science 41: 1879-1886.
Harper D. P. , M. P. Wolcott (2006) Chemical imaging of wood-polypropylene composites. Applied Spectroscopy. 60(8): 898-905.
Jackson S.W., D.S. Buckley, B.F. Miller, and C.A. Harper (2006) Short-term effects of silvicultural treatments on microsite heterogeneity and plant diversity in mature Tennessee oak-hickory forests. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 23(3):197-203.
Labbé N., T.G. Rials, S.S. Kelley (2006) Characterization of Wood and Wood Composites by FTIR Chemical Imaging/Advanced Analytical Tools for Characterization of Wood in Characterization of the Cellulosic Cell Wall, Blackwell Publishing, ed. Douglas D. Stokke and Leslie H. Groom.