Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
(2018-07-13)Enzyme biotechnology is a critical component of technologies needed for increased sustainable materials processing. Along with the ability to rapidly synthesize proteins through fermentation, there is a need to be able to ...
Augmented growth of haematococcus pluvialis using nutrients from post hydrothermal liquefaction wastewater (PHWW) (2018-07-20)This study was conducted to evaluate if a high-value algae species, Haematococcus Pluvialis, could be successfully cultivated utilizing nutrients derived from a concentrated wastewater source and produce the potent antioxidant ...
(2018-07-17)The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) collaborates with many organizations in the state of Illinois to remediate the eutrophication problem in the Gulf of Mexico. To design the projects needed to combat ...
(2018-07-03)Concentrations of starch and fiber in corn grain are 72 and 10% on a dry basis (db), respectively. In the conventional dry grind process, starch is converted to ethanol; whereas, corn fiber remains unconverted. Corn fiber ...
Absorption based processes applying phase transition for energy efficient postcombustion CO2 capture (2018-04-18)The conventional CO2 absorption process, using an aqueous 30 wt% monoethanolamine (MEA) solvent for postcombustion CO2 capture, is energy intensive and thus costly. The novel phase transitional CO2 absorption process has ...