Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Hydrothermal gasification of human feces as an alternative means of waste mitigation and hydrogen production (2017-07-13)Non-catalytic and catalytic gasification have been recently studied as a means of converting waste biomass into value-added gaseous products while concomitantly minimizing the emission of harmful pollutants. With the ...
(2017-07-17)Fouling is unwanted deposition of materials on surfaces of processing equipment, which leads to additional investment, lower processing efficiency and potential fluid contamination. In the corn ethanol industry, fouling ...
(2017-04-25)UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) have been employed as agro-chemical applicators in agriculture for micro-field applications in Japan, in the form of gas-powered helicopters. A recent surge in battery-powered multirotor UAS ...
Social and engineering perspectives on optimal farm management and reliable grain supply chain networks (2017-04-21)The growth in food demand urge the need of increasing agricultural productivity and reducing food losses in a sustainable basis. New opportunities for farm management decision making have been rapidly growing with the ...
Adsorbent-based algal cultivation system to facilitate integration of algal biofuel production with wastewater treatment (2017-04-21)Although combining algae cultivation with wastewater treatment has been highlighted as a promising pathway for sustainable biofuels, there are still several challenges that limit the ability to use algae for biological ...